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A negro was tried at t: e lasl
Im in n.l ( '.linden court lor hav ing
1 u hiin W iln. lie v;i sent to jail
1'iar im. nl lis ami the woman was
niderc.l to leave tin- Mate.
I'lm I elngr.i phie news couves
llm in Im niat imi that ( rnnnsboio
u as slight shaken b an earth
ii ikn Thursday nmrning of last
wi ck. No damage was done.
H. .Miimlay. p.i.-lor of the
ll.ipiiNf church in ai rentoii. has
am-eptn.I a nail to ( 1 men illn, S. ('.
lb' is an able preacher ami we
regret to sen him lnan our Slate.
Tim T.nhmo -'Soui hnrnni " savs:
-III- 1 iimorcd on 1 he -.1 rents of
L'.ileigh that llm Alhnmaile i;
l.'alnigh railmad has . hanged
h tml-, lnit we can gel 110 definite
information mc way or the other."
A I'loilam.ition has '.ecu issued
b the l'icsidniit I'm t he opening of
the nili Cotlon l',.osit ion at
New Oilcans, to commence lt.
Tit T Monday in 1 )nm iu bi-r. ss(.
;ii"l contiiiim until .May lilth ls..
I' ie I'ostui.ix', -r (iciieral orders
llm Test Ma-.tnl- at New Orleans
imt 10 deliver registered letters or
iin'iie.v orders o t,e New Orleans
N dimial AVl ur M. A. Dauplin.
Wl1" im I isiana lottery do
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Aithiir that .lesiis Christ
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;'mi Post," Radical
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'vsnnted our State cvdital.lv and
in.d.ly coinpliin1,.1i bv the
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N ni.it we could not h .t..
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h,tm, in Si-i aiilnii. I'a.. iliiln"t,
know i! w ,is In, nii-if ami pointed
a pi-lnl playfully at l.'is sister, say -ing.
"How Innk. I sha il sin ! ." Tin;
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Kiihlii k. who w as killml
Norlolk i Smithnrn road
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mil being a'bln !.
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Th.' New r.n.'lm
nl a .singular dmani
by V II. I'narce
1 11 .mis were in a it 1
lliilhi' nl Mrs. I'nllv
Nutshell " ti lls
ill thai lown
thai im in
Id 1 1 nnk in ' Im
Ilmt limy wnln stolen. iln told
M i , ( 'had u ink nl it next morning
w hen she examined the hunk and
found thai her bunds were gniie-
lleiirv A--kew and Nellie CoiU
hold wem laarricd in Mast Hamp
ton, Texas, last Monda. Wlmn
Im firs', popped tin- ipmstma
tlm young lady referred
him lo ma. Ilnnry wouldn't stand
Ihc racket, though, and said "No,
I Askew." She accepted him. and
that's how Nellie Cni'thohl of a
Voiing Andrew Hail, of Brook
lyn, whose mother Is wealthy, has
married a negress and (he family
arc endeavoring to have the mar
riage set aside on llm ground that
he is.i liinalic. Hut Andrew vows
he is not a lunatic and Unit he
"would rather loose 2i-0,o;tO than
lii black .Mary." Tlm fools are
not all dead yet.
There are a great number of
fools in this country, and of almost
endless variety. One of tlm latest
discovery, bill by no means small
in her line, is a woman from Cali
fornia mi a visit to Saratoga in
company with a little black dog
with a gold collar, studded with
emeralds ami pearls, worth :;((()
:,mi 1,1 earrings which cost
The State Pair w ill be held at
Raleigh, Oct. lm the Agricultural
ami Mechanical Pair at Rocky
Mount, Oct. I':?: the Guilford Fair
at New Garden, Oct. -M : the I'dge
combe Fair at Tarboro, Oct. :',n,
the Roanoke anil Tar Hair Fair at
Wcldon, Nov. : the Cumberland
county Fair at Fay tteville, Nov.
ii; the Dixie Fair at Watlcsboro,
No v. It ami the Sampson Fair at
Clinton. Dec. .1.
Boston :s not the ouiy place
where our State is making a show
thanks lo the enterprise of the
Richmond & Danville Railroad
Company. The exhibit made by
this Company at the Atlanta Ex
position in lsSi attracted a great
ileal of attention more, probably,
than any single exhibit there.
And the exhibit which this Com
pany has at the Colorado National
Mining and Industrial Exposition
Denver is also attracting the
attention it deseives.
Brother Mills, of the-"Orphan's
Friend," thinks all ministers of the
gospel ought to shave. Good
preaching seems to depend on
shaving the face. The Wiliuinc-
tuu '";t;,r" takl's iss,le :,nl
t ks if
the AjhwUcs, Moses, Solomon.
David, Isaiah and other preachers
of the olden times, shaved. The
"Star concludes, "some of the
j greatest preachers we have ever
! heard wore their Iteard. Shaving
j or not is a fashion or a whim, ov a
I conviction of duty,'
W J I A T T II K 1 Ll II CIANS aim:
TALK I Ml Al'.Ol'T.
Till: i'UI.ITlCAL VALlillOS
1'itf oiihty endorsed Latham I'm
f'ongrcss in llu- lirst district.
W. T. Cu t nr.
nt' t'm- ('ntigres
ill llm til
Aliiam S. may In;
!y spept in.
ami all tiiat , I. ut ImM make a tolnr-
aliiv nml 1'lnMilnlit, roilll Hnw itt
a-- ml ma .
l imn' am tliiity-two iapnrs in
Imliana nn.sni In Mm iinmina
liminl Sniiatnr MnDnnalil tor
tin- rm--iilnm . If this lie trill'
I lm nr will I m im! Im .Inn."
Thnriiiaii is ns.nnially miiilar
a llion i; 1 1, n Panit'm const I nionl ;it.s.
Tim San Francisco -('aH'" lnlinns
la- wmihl c.irr. ralilmtiia :ii4';iiiist
an man nmiiinalnil l. t lit' l.'npiih
Imans. thinks Hint
Tim Hi. km "I'r,
Sc.ilo I'm' ('innrimr ami Stt'thlinan
lor Liniitniianf (!iinrnor will innkn
a strmii4' team tor 1S. An nqiinl
y Li-iml Iimmi w oiil.l I m ( i ilinnr ami
W I T .. .1 ..... I . . ,1 I .
i iinn ,iini,i4n ronihcr, me j;e
publican candidate forCovcrnor of
Ohio, was a student, at Delaware
o, gn I,,, bolted and left because
a IH1410 was permitted to niatrinu
i n.-. Tim negro voters of the State
w an! t o know all about this now
ami I Im Judge declines to elucidate,
lie will lose enough voles ill con.
s( ipieln-n lo offset Judge lloadl.v's
Maj. 'has .M. Slnadinan, of Wil- j
iningtMn. is i, i;, He visited i
' im 1 'opi- t lm ot her day, and. t he
Wiliiiingion b'eview" says, "the
I'opn laid his hand upon his head
ami l.lnssn.l tlm handsome W"il
iii.iiglmiian. ami t li,-n ' com pi in mi it-
n.l him upon his phrenological de
velopment." 'i'lm Greensboro
"Patriot'" says this may be serious
business should Sleadinan receive
t lm I b-moernl ie nomination for
I I A 1: M ( N V 1 X N F.W Y K K.
Tammany has exhibted a very com
mendable spirit in (he matter of
securing harmony in New York
citv. The resolul ions and speeches
bicat he the right spirit. The differ
ences between Democrats, they
say , are not of principle, but arc
nomiiiaPaiid trivial, and they re
solved that Tammany would mako
every dibi t and every concession
consistent with honor looking
to an adjustment of
differences, and that "we tender
the right hand of fellowship to the
county Democracy and the Irving
Hall Democrats," and they then
appointed a committee, to consult
wil h the ot her organizations so
as lo secure united action and a
single harmonious delegation to
the State convention. That's right.
Let Tammany stick to that and the
Presidential election can have but
one result. The nominee of the
Democrat ie parry w ill be. inaugu
rated President on the 4th of
C II I'.KK V ! CnEEKY !
Mr. Patrick Henry Winston, an
erratic local politician of North
Carolina, has recently announced
i his a.llmsiim tl. i',via;,..,,.
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ty. Mr. Winston is
genius, ami the Elizabeth Citv
(N. C.) '-Falcon" relates the fol
lowing true story attout hi.n. The
"Falcon"' says he was once hissed
and hooted from the hustings,
while attempting to speak. The
circumstances were these- It was
mi sonic .niblic occasion at the
North, in Baltimore, at a Demo-
j 'atic meeting held in "front of
Guys Hotel "Virginian', Sever
al speakers were '"nvited to make
addresses. Winston was on
hand in fact he had just moved
there from North Carolina to live,
and was yet an utter stranger.
With the cheek calculated to draw
tears from the eyes of a brass mon
key, our inipertubable hero 'min
gletl" freely in the crowd and
asked them to call for "Winston of
North Carolina.' Thus beguiled,
the unsuspecting citizens Jdid callj
but the hour of triumph ' was short.
Winston hatiu't got out the first
sentence K-fore he was ordered off
the rostrum by the indignant crowd.
Then he folded his tent andsilently
stole away. "Norfolk Virginian,
Tin' event occurred in Pennsylvan
ia, and not in Baltimore as the
'Virginian has it. El).
C'OXKLIXG TtlXl AX
Ex.Senator Roseoe Conkling
was in the city a few days ago
and argued a case Itefore the
Commissioners f Patents. After
he had concluded his argument and
WILSON, NORTH CAROLINA, SEPTEMBER 28. 1883.
I' l'iurnd to his hotel two or tliint
1"H unisoii.tl tiimnls culln.l on
hiin. I)inin4- tlm nvniuii onn of
tlmin sni.l to i,jl:
Senator. vmi nxi.nct to ;o in
to politics ;i-ani .M,in f
"(Hi. no. I am where I want
to 1. ;,f this tiinn. j . ensa-e.l
in repairing mv liiiai,,.,., ,U)1
iloinix very well. 1 may ;llt(.,. tu.
liel.l auain, lnit eertainly I)ut t(.
four or live years. I now (,.0i
about polities a good deal like the
milkman's horse. There was A
poor lnit honest and energetic man
over in my city who went into the
milk business. Jle started by ear
i.viii his milk vessels around in
his hand. In time his business
yrew to such proportions that he
had to buy a horse. The horse had
been in the service of his country
at one time. The old milkman
went on doing well, his horse do-in-4-
him good service, until one day
he stopped in front of the house of
one of his customers and went in to
I'liver his inilk. While in the
house the fire alarm struck aud
the horse started down the street
as hard as he could go. Awav
went the milk cans, wagons and all.
This old horse had been in the lire
depart incut service, and when he
lizard the call he went. So, yo,.
; - e the application; "When the
j people call I will l'o." Washing
(1 en. (i it ant Talks.
(liant the silent, has disappear
ed, and we have instead Grant
the lo.pianious. To a correspond
ent last week he spoke freely and
positively about political matters
and political candidates. He freely
declared that he would rather see
Conkling President than any olh
er man in the Cuited States: that
hi- thought (hat the Democrats
had so good a chance t his time
that, lm wanted to see them make
a good nomination, so as to assure
a good President if they are victe-
no,,s; 51,1,1 ,1,:,r' tIu' J )l'I,1,111' s
1 i ni i n , -1 1 1 ..v talked of, lie thought
Kandall would make a goo 1, salt
President, if the country had to
take a democrat. When asked
what lie thought of Bayard he
j Unity declared that he would rath
er see any other man in the coun
try President. Speaking of Til
den's candidacy, he said if he got
elected and delivered his inaugiir
:il he would never give his Vice
President any chance of the suc
cession, but would keep himself
beforcjthe country as the Presi
dent for his lull term of four years,
even if he died the day alter the
inauguration. About the part he
took in coming to the rescue of
Garfield after the nomination he
admitted that it went greatly
against the grain, in consequence
ot Washburn's and Garfield's co
quetting with the convention
while pretending to serve other
interests than their own.
Roll Call In Heaven
An incident is related by a chap
lain who was in the army during
one of our hard fought battles.
The hospital tents had been fill
ing up as the wounded men had
been, brought to the .rear.
Among the number was a young
niau mortally wounded, and not
able to speak. It was near mid
night, and many a lovedjone from
hoai'i lay sleeping 011 the battle
field that sleep which knows no
waking until Jesus calls for
Tlni surgeons had been serving
their rounds of duty, and for a
moment all was quiet. Suddenly
this young man , before speechless,
calls :ii a clear, distinct voice,
"Here!" The surgeon hastened
to his side, and asked what he
wished, ''Nothing", said he. 'the.y
are calling the roll in heaven, and
I was answering to my name.' lie
turned his head aud was gone
gone to join the great army whose
uniform is washed white in the
blood of the 'Lamb. lleader,Jin
the great, roll call of eternity, jour
name will be heard. Can you
answer "Here !" Are you one of
the soldiers of Christ, the great
Captain cf Salvation !
Wanted His Honey Back.
The Register of Deeds of Hock
ingham, says the "Iloeket," receiv
ed the following jKtstal card a few
days ago :
, N. 0 Sept. U'th, '83.
Dear Sir: I write to line oat if
there is any way to get my money
back as I will have to Return These
License as the girl has went back
on me and is Run away. Let me
A young man in Wilson, not a
century ago, had the same expe
rience, although he did not make
application to have his money re
funded. The debating society of a rural
village has decided that it doesn't
look consistent for a girl to be mem
ber of church and wear powder on
her hair to catch the young men.
THi: I'AR.MKR'S CONVENTION
TO UK HELD AT RALEIiHl.
i'K Ki:i vi' yarvs.
I'lackwcll's Durham Tobacco
Company will soon erect a :o,ooo
addition to their immense estab
A box of corn has been shipped
from Warsaw. Duplin coimtv, to
Uoston. 4ieli contains a number
ol stalks whid, average 10 feet in
length, with tlle ears of corn on
them just as t.y hl t,H.
Held. 1 hey welt
raised in Sanip-
A farmer must feed lis lu,Mis tt)
get good crops, just as V(. ,(.e(ls
his cattle to get giMtil bed 'i'here
is a gnat deal of judicious j
pa ing work t hat might be 0lH(
on a few acres. Sixty ai res
tilled is better than 1 lit poorly till
Mr. .1. J. Rattle has on exhibi
tion at his store, a stalk of corn
bearing 11 ears, and has a 1(1 acre
field of the same kind, about one
milt' from town, which he thinks will
average ." ort; ears to the stalk, not
withstanding the hni seasons ami
iuoiijjuis 01 uie pasi crop .ear.
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Rocky Mount "Reporter."
Prof. Raird, of the National lish
Hatchery, announces that all ap
plications for German Carp must
he 011 tile in the department, by 1
Octobnr the i:,th. He thinks'
there wil! be enough for all: but
those who w ish to stock their poiuls 1 on licker, ami as wese returning
should lose no time in apply- 'ruin tic con feel ioinncrv as I a forc
ing through Gen. W. R. Cox Ral said, me an my hoiiible competitor
eigh. J gits into an animating argilination
I ndoubtetlly the bright tobacco eoiis:;rnin' of vcrrncity. and Mr.
of this state and a portion of Vir-i FI,'"lll,in remarked .bit I wus a
ginia is the
known tt ;
best paying crop
riculfure. Mr. Rob
ert Tillcy, of Granville, has obtain-'
etl an average ol C-2'2 per acre for'
six acres. This, with a possible
oU per acreyield, shows the vast'
difference in the money power of i
the two crops. "Citizen."
Deep plow ing w as lecomineiiile'l
over one hundred years ago by l)i.
Franklin, when lie said:
"Plough deep while sluggards
And you will have corn to sell ami
Again, he gave the farmers a
broad hint w hen he said:
'He that by tlm plow would thrive,)!
Himself inust either hold or drive."
We were shown Tuesday, says
the ''Southerner." a pea vine
which came from an ordinary black
pea, covering over two hundred
square feet of ground. About one
half of the peas have been gather
ed, these measured a little more
than three pints, and numbered
5700. When all the. peas are gath
ered it is certain that the increase
from this one pea will be at least
ten thyusand fold. The vine will
be on exhibition'at the fair.
We don't know that the Indian
Bureau will benefit the Red man
greatly by depriving him of his
fire-water, if the case of Skumka,
chief of the Umatillas .f Oregon,
be a sample of the average results.
This noble son of the forest was
suffering from something akin to
cramp-colic, and after pleading in
vain for whiskey, with which he
had beeu accustomed to ease his
pain, turned, in despair, to Jamai.
ca Ginger, and disposed of 20 bot
ties. The ginger did not make the
cure but it killed the chieftain,
who died in great agony. He was
buried with Indian pomp, and his
horse killed in order to give hiut a
free ride to the happy-huuting
grounds, and the entire tribe is in
mourning and wofully lament his
untoward death and the absence of
TERRIBLE RATE OF INTEREST.
We know -f a merchant who
pays not to exceed 8 cents for
meat aud compels those who trade
with him under the lien system to
pay 14 cents nearly "one hundred
per cent" aud that too when he
will get his money in two months.
Is itwonderful that there is a grow
ing demand that the lien system be
abolished by law t This way of
doing things will ruin the labor in
any country. 100 per cent for two
months is COO per cent per 'annum.
The Farmers' Convention.
A mass convention of the farm
ers of North Carolina will be held
in the grand stand, at the next
State Fair. The first meeting to
be held on Tuesday, the ICtli, and
from day to day during the week.
The objects of this convention will
be to unite the farmers of the state
in inexpensive State, county and
neighborhood organizations .for
mutual improvement and co-operation
as farmers. We like this
idea, and think some farmers from
every township in the State should
attend this State mass 'meeting,
and thereafter, organize county,
and township meetings for mutual
oveuient and protection. Whv
not . .Men-mints organize tliein
selves into ltoards of trade; the
Physicians form medical societies;
nit' i..iwers legal societies;
Printers and Telegrapher.-,
unions; the Druggists into
tics and. in fact, most every
I 1,1111.11 (ii caning in nie ot any
I poiiaime have organized
j for their mutual protection and
j improvement. Ami et.the fanners
j the hard fisted yeomanry, till the
: soil the most important of all
I other callings. f,.-upon the farmers
I depend all "other vocations. Still
they stand single ami independ
ent having no separate societies
of their own for their development
A "Pickwickian"' Speecn.
The monotony of the court room,
says the Morganton 'Mountaineer'
was unexpectedly relieved ia.st
Tuesday evening when the case
of the State vs. Eelix Fleming and
Andy Walton for an affray was
" 'ealleil, ami the accused announced
y did not want any counsel, but ,
conduct the defense for '
and. bowed reverently t
with a broa
wave of tin
us follows :
Gl-XTI.KMKX , J(l; .1, i:.i::
W e resires in few
: remarks to limnlate t. ,
geiielums jist howtlese s-ix-tinlst an
cers was reiiactetl on tie 'ltA ,,,
tie combat. On tie arftt-rmtoi, j- lU,
day in dispute nie an' seerel .-
ciillml gciielums hail impaimd I.,
tie eoiifcctioiiiiinry tlown b'lown
town here w liar dev inerchamlises
l,,T "r so,m' slu U i-'ieinnpatt nie
langweg, ami from tl.it tie eombati
lication, hit commenced. I Vaul"
ted and battered tie front oh his.
ph.vsiognoinit v 'an him a strikin'
an' a claw in at me will noellec' till
all of a suddent he lit out an" hi'
, me on my abdominal, an' geiiel-
nieiis ob de piror, tlat kinder assas-
sinatcd my indignation, (uproar in
court ami cries for "onl r" from
the shci-ill', an wid dat I downed
him an' kicked him kinder vigrus
oil de silbsterior ob de centre ob
hi-j grabity an tlats 'bout all de
combat ibility as come under my ob.
servatory, an' dis Ise willin to swar
j on tie holy evangolers, contrary to
de peace ami dignity ob de sfattus
niade an' pervided for sich e ises
as Mr. Fleming,
Klio.M THK TAUIIOUO (Jl'lliK.
We are going to have the best
fair in the State, "ami don'i you
brget it!" II. II. Shaw will
(pen a provision store next week.
lion. L. ('. Latham's wi'e is
wry ill in Richmond. Dr. O'lla-
gin doubts if she will recover.
lJtlcr F. A. Chick will preach Oct.
"jth. Mr. . r. W illiainson was
elected 1st Lieutenant of the Kdgc
eonhe (luanls. He will give ."0
towards paying for the new uni
foini. Orren Williams is Captain,
J. Y. Palis 2d Lieutenanr. and I.
K.Kdgo Junior 2d Lieutenant.
Steamboat communication to Wash
ington is complete. Mrs. Ida
Thigpen, wife of . I. II. Thigpen, died
on the 15th inst. of typhoid fever, in
the 25th year of her age. She
leaves an infant child. The ra
ces at the coming fair will excel
those of previous fairs. A 12 year
old son of J. T. l'roctor, five miles
from Tarboro, fell from an apple
tree, his foot striking a stubble on
the ground, pierced it t the bone.
The "doubting Thomases'' are
busy over the delay of the A. & ll.
Iiailroad moving on to Raleigh,
and declare that the company have
or are about to sell out to the W. &
W. II. R. This same report has
become stale in our ears. Wc have
heard it for nearly ten years at
What is sincerity? Sine cera;
without wax, as when a piece of
furniture is cut out of the solid
wood ; neither worm eaten or de
fective, so that the holes must ever
le filled with wax, and then varn
ished over to give a false appear
ance of soundness. But sound
from surface to core; this is to Ik?
sincere. As in the wood, so in the
man his sincerity is the source of
his strength. There re beautiful
ly varnished Christians. In health
and prosierity they seem all right,
but the trial-strain of temptation is
too much for them and their defec
tiveness lecouies apparent.
'Xo,' said the sad-eyed man 41 nev
er press a young woman to play upon
the piano. I tried it once, to my sor
row.' "Why, what followed P ask
ed half a dozen eager voices. "She
played," replied the sadyed man.
shall never forget the lesson I
learned that day." Bof-ton "Tran
HIS SPEECH AT THE EOSTON
.1 n.'.vs ;,; sri.i.cu.
t io ernor ,Jar is,
olina, w ho lnit thi-
Haven on Sat tird.n
in the afternoon, the
Middlesex club at its regular week
ly tlinne'. In his farewell address
in Host on, he said I came to 011r
city ten days ao for the tirt time
in my life. I Knew before I cann
ot' the court cs. and hospitality of
New Engl. mil, but I was not pre
pared for the warmth ot the recep
tion I have leccixed from all class
es of the people of Massachusetts.
The public attentions h.le been
pleasing, vet it were possible 'hat
they should come of formality ami
for conrtcs "s sake. Rut when I
have looked the Kt-olile of New
Kn.aIlll ni . ,..,. ,-. ...
- ,... .... .,1 - 1 , .. ; ,. i,.,,,. 1 .,.,1
welcome ill t heir e es, I have ex
perienced, ami I will go back ami
tell the people of the South that 1
have experienced, that we nie
friends once more. (Applause)
in my speeches here I have en
tleavoretl to express what I know
to be the sentiment all thrnugh
the South, ami that is that we
want all our past ttitl'ercnces to lm
Inn md 111 I In- grave of oblivion.
Here in 011r magnificent cities of
the Novi h. your splendidly decl
mjciI country, you may not feel the
iieuj of this absolute rt-fiiicilial 1011
as iimcli as w e tlo at the South.
et 1 ai sure that. if on stop'..,
think lor a moment, you will set
that troiti a business point of view,
the time has come when we all
should stand as American citi.eiis,
recognizing our mutual and coin
interests. Let the questions
Wt are to discuss be cmoluic qie
tions. questions hading on to tne
future, amino line or pathway
turning to the past. '; Applause.)
I am (-'ire that great and prosper-
oils as is your section of our com.
mou count ry; bot h your interests
ami pleasure are to see the South
ern section ofourcoiintry lifted up.
ami like yours prosperous. Ap
plaiise.j The great inherited ques
tions we set tied in the war ill the
best blood of bot h sent ions of mil
country. It may be 1 know not
how it was but it may 1- that
tin re was no ol Imr m -l hid nfsei
tling them, lint they, were settle
ml forever, ami settled ly us. leav
ing nothing 'or the generations
who come after us to be divided
upon, j Applause.!
We w;in t to see our section of
the country great, prosperous and
wealthy, as your section. We
have come to leain something '
how these weie achieved by you.
and we have learned one important
lesson that in New F.iiglaml y on
have no room for idlers and loalcis;
that New Kngland has been buill
up by the energy, push and perse
verance of her sons ami daughters.
All through North Carolina 1 have
tried to inculcate I b it lesson, lo
impress upon our people that
while we look for capital ami labor
from the North, and stand ready
to welcome them, yet, after all.
the destiny of the South remains
.. ;.i. 11... ........1 , .,)' tlm Smith. Anil
Mil 11 I HV r, .j.t.F -
that destiny can only be made j
grand by observing two principles.;
It must be recognized in gootl !
frith, with a fixed purpose lolive
up to it, that there is .0 be no
separation of the sections of this
great country. All the mountain
ranges of the con u try run North
and South; nature made no lines of
separation, and God in his wisdom
has decreed that there shall be no
imaginary separation. And from
the day tin flag which I followed in
the storm of battle for four years
was furled in lSu., to me it was
furled forever, and I stood again
beneath the fold of the Stars and
StrijH-s, the ting of our common
country. Applause. The other
great lesson that 1 have tried to
impress upon the people of North
Carolina is that the destiny ami
prosjierity of the State and the
whole South depend ujhhi ihe ener
gy ami enterprise of our sons and
daughters; that her wasted fields
must be made to boom again by
work, and that work is honorable
in all men in every M'ctioti oft he
country. Applause. These senti
ments, I am haypy to lie able to
assure you, ns a visit to our State
demonstrates, are taking hold of
our people- It is prospering; new
interests are being built up and
old ones revived.
I understand that this is, to
some extent a jwlitical club, but I
did not come North to talk polities.
I came to shake hands with the
people, to speak of Korth Carolina j M not P luse-keeplng on
to them aud to show her resources Lls owh Lowk f be dif not.f
asyouw-llKee them represented hh ParenU Wlth wLom be reindcL
in the great Institute exposition!
upon your Back Bay. Xotwith ! Women iove. money for what it
gtauding that I am not to talk ik1- will bring them ; tntv honor and
itics, I may say it Is an old fash- 1 worship money for its mere posses
ion for candidates for Governor in s1"11-
f North Carolina to go about the
State together and assail each
other en the same platform, lefore
great crowds. call your atten
tiou to this peculiar custom to say
.that even on such occasions the
best of good lecllng prevails be.
tween the contending paities- Our
colored people are satisfied. We
have organized for th. ni normal
sch.M.U and a State agriculur.il
bureau. It. indeed. ou could w it-
' ness the development we areinak
ing. lam sure it would be pe. uliaih
gr.ttihnig to you. as it is gr.d il'.
ing to all our people. ' Applause.'
, An may I reiterate in conclusion
that, rejoining in the progress ol
my own State, I also lcjome in the
splendid prospciity of. New Rutland
bnc. tils,. 1! is a part of this great
country of mine, for the welfare ol
which I hae the same interest,
and to the integrity of w huh I
haelhe s.iine tln clopuictlt as
yoHist-Kcs. Applause.; Uoston
" Atlvei I isci "
Littlfl True Love Story.
Yesterday as trade had quieted
dow 11. a clerk 111 one of the dry g Js
M - stepped back to the Water
bucket, a i,i I :is he did so he obseix
, '1 I'l' stowed aw ay in a cor
; imr liav ing a sweet little tune alfl
1 to themsnb, ,. She wore a light
I I'Hik dress anil a red hal. w hlle the
i young man was liggedinhis best
"miid iy black, and the apple in his
thio.K was hidden behind an agon
1'iii.U high paper collar. It took
I lm clerk a l.iiig time to drink a
glass of water, bul he finally went
''"'k lo the counters, ami it was
I' ' d thai every . lei k ill the
house began to get thirsty. The
' -nl of I he til 111 finally w ent back
1 o see
it il all meant, and leach
I Ihc water--,
see "I inorgn'
km just in time to
''''dirnv his arm
from around his :
! w hilc he licked ;
k'lSS lllllll hi- , j ,
lathe with his tongue. She had
1.. , 1. .1 inking him w ith a pin ami
alter seeing him squirm and wrig
gle 10 her heart's content, she gave
1 him t he pin w it h this remark :
'l ick inc. Ocorge, tick me."
"I lilt-in k ei 1 I'lggie," replied her
tieorge, "I love you too much to
sin k you." And just at this June
laic tin- cold -hearted merchant
stepped ll to submit his esti
male for a wedding outfit to
them, when (ieiilge took his love
by iheh.llid a lid sa ll ll t el etl tint.
They went niio a furniture stoic
ami got awav back, wln-ie they re
mained until t lie Iie.it of I he day
was over, when I hey repaired lo
Fsqnii e M w ll"s nlliff ami (leorge
paid lor a license. No tloilbf at
siiiiie.le.il lit lie country home last
night, tieorge ami I'eggy st I up
before some coil III ry Squire ami I he
golden knot was tied. Sweet be
theii - honey 1110,111 ami happy their
days in these low lauds of sin row .
I h.lllolte "Join mil UbsciviT."
The Wilson "Short-lot."
Ml. (ImIIoW.iV. of iolifsholo. ail
olbcial ol tlm Atlantic Toast Line
l.'adway 'om paay , w a ; 'C Fayette
villc a few tlay since. Mi.tiallow ay
has lieeli going over the line of the
W ilson I'loieiinn 1,'aiboad sci nr.
ing llm right of w ay . and he states
that work nu the 10, id will celtalii'
'v so-ill be com lin-lint-d. FaVnlln
( llm I V ni "
A little boy
.. w hih
.f the . ll
the delight fnl exercises of defining
words, a few day s since, made a
mi-take which was not ali a mis
take, lie said: "A demagogue is
a vessel that holds Imcr, wine, gin,
whiskey, or any ot her kind of in.
toxicating liquor." He was proba
bly thinking of demijohn, but he
hit the truth just the same. "Nash
A pretty orphan girl with over
12,000,000 has teen advertising in
the German papers for a Jiusbaud.
She describes herself as 21 years
old, orphan, Catholic, with a for
tune 12,000,000 frances. She wants
to marry a young man with a very
honorable name, she may lm ad
dressed as N O O 2s at the i09t
office, I'msseals. In the Uniied
States ! wouldn't remain single
The average youag lady wants
at least four feet of seat in a street
car for a ride of six blocks, out she
will ride half a day, squeezed In a
buggy neat beside her young man
and not find the least fault.
A young and lcautifiit woman
named Vict ori-i Vjrder, of Wiscon
sin, poisoned her hnslKind. fihe has
Icn arrested and has made a con
fession. She killed him lcane he
AJviTtiWtntlllsatiJ f. 1 I . li'r:.. u ! ,),. vn,
Cash mint -,-co:ni:iy ail A !w
utiles k-.Ksl iffon-cuv is glv, n.
BILL ARP TALKS (
i.amknts Tin: boss or nn.
mi:n of sixty y i:ak m;o
HI It I H.hS IM.s'n f. 1 11 , 1
Most tVelV bo.lv Is dead
all the old folks. There .11.
-t 1 1 ll Is.
tew lett of the old stock I I1.1t nM.,j
to in, iv ai.Miml so bv. lv ami take
"I "I bus ss . 0,1 pnl.be .,1
Simie ot us an- getting !,,i,,
now . I he 1 inks 1 1, ii ! 1 1 , . .
lip, but We tl.n"l klnnv the lieu i
cunts. Old Father Time is .,
script oiiii er.aml In- won't 1 Uiv
substitute nor give aavl.odv .1
bomb proof plane. Theie i;e ,,,,
qu.lttelliiasters. tomnn ,
imr potash gett. is 11, t,,s wai. u
It Is light, tight, tight. ., (he Iln,,-.
Somier or later ail of us have goi
bi go. We , .m't desert, imr do.l-c.
nor play si, k. mn si t ., ting,-, oil.
and lln rn an!,,, luilonghs. ami
pensions, and 110 tlischai ge. t heie
is imt ev en a pi muoi mn tor g..,
' bicl or iiobh- d. ii ing. Theie is
nothing but to do and die. Well, it
is all right I know . 01 it w .iiild'rit
have been sn, but it grieves me to
hear t he U'll tolling nil about ami
to see t he old si ock pa ssi n g a w a V .
Thirty -t w 11 years ago I moved lo
Home, and it was a ugh1 sin. 11 1
tow 11 nl :t. OO.I people. They an- not
there now. What nie L it I can
count on mv lingers, baldly a tlo
ell of t he old set I lcrs. a ml t he v move
about very slow. Old Mot In 1
hlle dietl Ihe othel tla . I I Id
est of them all. She w a s always
going aixmt doiiig good 01 fixing
to. She out hv ed her old "M inn",
I he Scotchman. 1 ml s! i' h v ed
Imt children, but she never miiii-m
tiered lo grid or trouble. these
oM Scotch people have habits ami
U iliciples like cast iron. They nev.
el ' hange. The oh"M.Hiii," as wn
eMeii V in, w as alw av s mci , . ami
always at . , k ...aking harness,
.... I I . 1 .
imi ne .lieu 111 haviics,. ,. ,
his tune to e.,1 al.. to deep and lo
pray ami to sing ;,. , ,,-.o the I'.i
lle and Ins lne to , k. ,ni ,,
never neglected the i--gar pio
gramme. Old Maun W ..it,. ,-ol.i ,,i
sing, but thought he 1 ou,, and hi
nt nisi. lei etl il as much a .lul v as t,,
pray. Me was always in his m-.u
at the church. lb- was a hea
man. but he waddled up the hill to
the meeting-house wil li al.nrilv.
ami took his seat like he me. ml
business and he did menu Imsi
liess. I Ie said amen and allien all
through the preacher's pi aver, ami
then he opened Ins hymn-book
with eagerness ami siood up right
in front of the choir ami s m ; Iroin
way dow n. Me ll lt d to o!h. . but
was sure to gnt a b.lln ah id to.
he ell ov ed il ami wanted lo 1I0
more than his snare. The 1 hoir did
then liesl to. smother him lull ihev
coiild'nt. Mis bellows vt. ie sliong
ami blew loud. Mis kind ol Miming
w onl. In't liav e been toleinled lion,
: 1 1 1 v ol hit maii. lot he was alwavs
a lit lie up or a hi I Ie don n. ,,,,. ,,. ,,
iele.oll. Ills Voice wa- a good
deal below has-., and cam 11 ,ke
I here was a cog w heel la 1 1 1 I liio.it '
Ihlt ev ciy bod v t hat k Ihmv t he old
III, ill clljoved Ills singing, lm it
sei-lned to do hiin so inin h good
ami at limes when Ihe Winds w el e
VelV ielnlel t In- ol I iiiiii oii! -ay
"Allien" al the end ot tin- - ina.
I l ellinmbnl t hat o n- t Iln,- v In 11
i 1 1-1 1 iv (lailiell and lii-mg.- SIov.ill
wi le leading music II, 1- old in.ni
tllllllllg two leaves in In-
hymn-bookamlg.it lin n long min
short meter, ami I he w .11 d - d;dnl
lit the music, fhele u 1 n't enough
of them, ami the old Maim liooi,
his he. nl ..ml gavn a giiint ami till
ed out w il h a cini)ile ol .1 nnli -. lb'
heald -I litter behind hlui. and.
looking H'llli.l. Ililltleled audibly,
'Thai's sumlhiu' wnrng ibout
here." We joked him about 1; the
next day, and lie laughed he s.i nt
"All, well, y 011 kno.v that D uel
Hnid sing milothe Lord a new song,
and I deed if. Yes. I deed it." I
wonder how many ihildien ..hi
Mother White lias taught in Suit
day school. She Inn had a cla- ot
little ones ever since I knew her,
and she taught them a'l the same
thing," to hve GihI am! tell llm
truth aud do rigid. 1 don't ihiuk
she ever Improved 011 that die
didn't kr.ow auj thing alioiit th.
science of religion or the evidenc""
of t'hristianity, ami she didn't want '
to know. It was enough for tier that
she loved her Maker, and loved eve"
rybody and her Maker loved her.
Her faith was ironclad; she lived .
In it and hf died li it. If 1 c uld
trade in chances for heaven," 1 '
would be wHIing to traile for her
She is there, I reckon, and some of
the children she taught are, theie,
too, and they gate the old lady a
welcome that was heaven enough
for her. , ?
4Cbiir,V Mnndane, yoq
cannot hcj6 to Micceed in the way
you are going. Yon !ioukl take ad
vantage of V;ir crportuni:.''--'Father,'
replied the young man, U
breast heaving with emotion, f
hope I am too mur'j cd a p-3.tl;nan
to take aJv;:J of anj thij.-g.'