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The Wilson advance. (Wilson, N.C.) 187?-1899, January 02, 1890, Image 1

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r 1 TTin - ire -THE ADVANCE-- - t Olt OM.Y 'L DOLLAR ARD FIFTY CENTS a i:s lAI I KIH- .Jash in Advance. V SEND YOlt B OIZDEHS -TO THIS OFFICE- LEI ALL THE ENDS THOU AIM'ST AT, KV TIM COIJNTHV'S, TI3V UOO'S, AND TRUTHS'.' VOLUME 19. WILSON, NORTH CAROLINA, JANUARY. 2. 1890. NIJMBGK 49 1 WtT m OVA iCThI ! L ARP'S LETTER M V A-.S VIEW OF 111 E "I Ill'S CONDI Tl OX Urtter off To-tlttif Than i. f, or Any of The tl'ettrn And a llettrr Dn.l is ,1 . in;, valley of the Mis- w bee. i thinking all my i it was a valley sure ! that you could pee it .-and miles, and that . i'.iioii the raginir wa . ib-aped th'ur bank rilo wed this valley, il rattle and washed !'rsrs and barns, and t :! people who were too r too helpless to iret For i week I have been 1 down on this Mississippi y railroad as it is called, , haven't yet seen the vsl i i:;iVr been in sight of ! :t river, and have .ieen of bottom laud, but , i leal of the country is and rolling, and the :;s are teuerally on high -. and nobody ever hears of , vertl w that does much e. We thought that it rather dangerous to stay t'.ere lotikr at a time for we cet cut off and be hem i:i and surrounded and t send out a dove and t r the waters to be as ', Iut I don't see very !: diirerence between our 'ry and this except in i l:H.ds and biif trees. I :'c set.- any difference in the !! except there are more - here and less mixture i d Confederates seem as : ver here in Weat Ten - if death had n-ver . them nut. Tl ey have i :ii "ii every year, and say ' . ' i blow a hum and rally - ;td oi two most any ! meet them everywhere y me still talking about v. r tid are full of history : i . r iotes. ; tmiishitnr how far one .-. r an odoWj will travel much enjoyment it ; ojs. They told me ::i there that I havi i :i g for twenty years, I t -i . . r let on, and when I i m tell some that I :iit were pretty good ami . level i.ut away from home, iiinl that they knew it all ii round with some new ,r- i ; ien Is, and tit wd tkirt- -oine timber lands that med to be low mid watery, - i: mt "Oh, yes, that's . ? h-v'-i ho bottom : Tom 1. .,.. A In .. .1 i i-Olo P : i always looking out for jt is. One day a Michi . r c.iuin along and was in m for somebodies of good Hi it li could put some in, and Tom got hold of , -tty soon. Everything :: v then, for it hadent 1 ' : .. . 3 1. : 1 T , "1 l!l :l k'""l line, 1UUI !;ini around that bottom : iu Hood times get ten feet i water, and the water ; w;:s on the trees every ;,nd ot higher and ii" further you went ; he tores . Along the ; ii- mark was only about : a half high, and was r muddy l'n m the marK . -., -ri.h etrancr seemed y t-T'en about such thin.- s sited Tom what made 1:..... ..!... .. tl.a. Y.a j - trees. "Hos, hogs," ; Turn, "they get in the - a hunt nnd about, and :. !-;! tiie mud -off against 11 ' . J r. and the stranger ob ! that the mar''s tot r, and he called Tom's at ion to it. "Oh, yes," Mid i. "there are some aw ul l..''s in this timber, I've a c m three feet high." 'i'i hi -ei: seemed satisfied, and .. .... I liuir liar) tit a still lower place and i ii l : A i A i,.,.-f i laiiieo rripioiy n mim ntioii, but still the Michi !er discovered the dirty e-i as hih as a horse's I .11 V -I if..,.. i aii'i an ui huuii nun. 'j ui hth that -suddenly he took sitintion. and when they t. d home Tom a?ked him it lin thoulit of the land. !!,' raid he. "my friend, I i.-vf 1 don't care to invest i.mripv in that laud iust . ut I am a stock raistr : il' you will tret me up a i;;!id or so of those high : hos I think we can Jt tfot out on Tom, aud t'-: irliv c cill it hotf bot- i. I find these neonle con- d about the netcro not :!r.d or alarmed, but con- i -l. Th6y will all look ii (ieor'ia as a progressive :, a leader in shaping 'i and solving things, and . frequently ask me how iI'.to is doingand behavititr, : w hat they are going to do o nun. i ney sa.y iig vi ry well here outside . t . 1 1. .. . i towns, oui in ma lownn v et hold of some Northern ture, and are more iuso- ..i juriniioB nrl it takes ro 'nf tli widrt walk to do : than it used to. There are 'lured cars on these rail is 'u.d I have seen big, rusty . I. :.. li .... nm nr.,1 ll,l. ty hoots cocked up on the ; of a seat in front of them, i nn nrnf ftfrtion acainst for a peat in a sleeper. But they do not travel aa much as they do in Georgia. The negro's worst enemy is the poor wh'te man the man who works in the lumber business or In the field for daMy wages, and the man who has to rent land and work it himself. He feels that th negro is in his way, and he is. While at the hotel in Clinton, a prosperous Kentucky town, I listened to the drummers talk about the negroes. Most of these drummers were from the North. They were sociable, pleasant gentlemen and have convictioua and dare to express them A Chicago man said : "I have traveled ail over the South, and like your people; but I tell you, you will never catch us until you tret rid of the negro. He is your dead weight. You don't farm right, nor work right. You sleep too late. Your far mers come to town too much. Why I see thia little town of Clinton througed with country people to-day just because it is county court day. Our people don't do that. Up North you can't tell a court day from any other day. Now, if you could uet ri i of the negro, and put the working German in his plac they woud make more stuff on one acre than you make on two. Why don't your people net up sooner and work harrier?" A big whiskered countryman who had been a silent listener, spoke up in a solemn voice ai.d said, "We don't have to." The answer surprised the Northern man very much, aud pet him back for a moment, but hrt rallied and said, "We 1 know you dont have to, t ut, my friend don't you want to make s:rn and p-'tat ?. than you do?" "I "lot, 't," said the solemn man. "Potatoes are ten cents a bush el now, uiid corn is twenty five. Wl at do we want with any more. There's too much now. The price won't pay for the hauling it to the railroad; aud if your Germans were down here and doubled the supply, sMiff wouldn't bring any thing,' Hut the Chicago man rallied at.aiu end said : "But you must admit that the Northern iarmrs are managed better than yours. You can't help hut see that as you travel through our country. The Germans are splendid farmers." 'Splendid." said the solemn man, and if you could pick 'em, it would be all riht, but they arrf mixed uowerfullv mixed Our niegers have kept fnrriners away from here, thank God, and that s about all the use we ve tjot for 'em. But as betwixt the nigger and your lawless set of furriners and anarchists and tramps and thieves, I'll take the nigger every time. I don t want to have to lock up and hide and stand guaid over everything I've got. My friend, you don't understand our peo ple. e have an idea that there are bigger things in this world than money." After a pause in the conversation a New lork man put iu and said : 'Well I'm a traveling man too, and my trade has been more We.-t than South till the past two years, and I tell you I have beeu uudeceiv ed. The Southern people don't -how up like the Northern peo ple especially, in their modes of I'armintr. But. let ins tell you, the Northern farmers are fearfully iu debt. The farmers don't own the farms not half of them. They are covered all over with mortagages from New York to Kansas. Boston owns Kansas pretty much, and don't dare to sell ber out, for there are no buyers, It is a loinmon trick in Kansas and Io ra for a man to borrow two thousand dollars on a farm that was not worth a dollar more than than that. Tne agents of these Eastern syndicates that had millions of dollars to lend, ot a liberal commission on everv dollar they loaned, and so aftr the farmer hid already got all it was worth be wanted to get more, and he would go to the tax assessor aud say : "1 see you have got my farm down at two thousand dollars. It is worth every dollar of four thousand. I don't want my farm slandered in any such away" And so the assessor would put him down at four thousand dollars, and he would tro to the money king and say, "I want to get another two thousand dollars on my land," and he would pull out his tax receipts and show them, and get some more money. "Well, after his notes fell due he didn't care a cent. He had virtually sold bis farm for more money than it was worth, and the money king let him stay for he had rather he would stay and take care of the pla?e than not. I know of hundreds of sucn casefl. New England monev ' is locked up themili- lions, but in the last few years they are turning their alien tiou to the South and find a better neonle to deal with and a more inviting for investment. The North is at last opening her eyes and soes the South In a different light, and I be lieve that a better time is coin ing." The solemn man had straigh teued up and said, "My frieud you talk to please me. Talk some more." This reminds me of a letter I had in my pocket a letter about the Confederate monu ment that the Maryland boys built at Gettysburg. That monument is the dead com rades who are buried there, and that the Abe Patterson post of the Grand Army of the Re public ordered to be moved. Here it is : Sandy Lake, Pa., Dear Brother Akp I was reading your letter and noticed your remarks about that monu ment. I was on the field last September and saw the mono meat and didn't hear any un kind remarks made about it by the boys in blue, and I thought how pleasant it was that the time had come when the graves of the blue and gray could be marked together where they fought and fell for the cause they thought was right. But, alas ! it looks like death will only close the bitter contention. Surely no refined mind would make a fuss about such a thing. I km a Republi can and a Northern man, but I feel like we; were all of one country and ought to love one another, so I call you Brother Arp. I have picked a sprig of gold en rod that grew at the base of that monument and I send it in this letter to Mrs. Arp in re membrance of that monument and as a token of my good will and esteem. Yous truly, James Yaxxey. Oh, for a thousand such let ters from the boys in blue. Bill Arp. THE BEST WAY. The Man cr Woman Who Locks Back Suffers Accordingly "One day," said Geueral Gresham, in a recent interview with Eli Perkins, "I met an old soldier who had been wounded iu the face, am when I asked him in what battle he was In jured, he said, "I got it the first day at Shiloh, sir." '-But how could you ket hit in the face at Shiloh ?" I asked. "Well, sir," .-aid he, half apologetically, "after I had run a mile or two I got rareless, and looked back." This story reminds me of how one of Ellsworth's Fire Zou ave's killed his first Confeder ate, lie said that he marc' ed out to the battle of Bull Run, and wheu about lml f way there he met a Johnny lieb in am bush. "What did you do then?" I asked. "Well, sir," he auswer ed, "I drew out my revolver, and he drew out his bowie knife, and then I took the lead from the start and kept it clear into Washington City, and " "But how did you kill the man?" "Run him ts death, sir," was the reply. UJTSEE THE CEUST- The Milk of Human Kindness ot Yet Frozen "You'd better ask the doctor for his bill next time he comes," said a poor, sick minister to his wife, "I don't know whfci? we can pay it, I'm sur. He's made a good many visits, but I hope he won't have to come many times more." The old doctor was a tmm looking person, who said as little as possible, and spoke in the gruffest of tones ; but he had kept his eyes, and was not half as unfeeling as he appear ed. At his next visit the minis ter's wife followed him out of the sick room, and timidly pre ferred her request. "Your bill ?" said the doctor, ulancing round the kitchen and then down at his boots. "Ye., sir," said the woman; "Mr. Ames wanted me to ask you for it, though we can't pay it just now. We'll pay it as soon as " "Well, here it is," said the doctor. And he took out his pocket book and handed the as tonished woman a ten-dollar greenback, and was out of doors before she could say thank you. EEMEME3A1TCE In counting all the preciom boons For whicd the grateful feast is spread, O let us not forget that chief Among our treasurers are our dead. Let as give thanks that they have lived And ou our hvea such radiance poured, That with the sunshine of tho past Our later, lonelier years are stored. Ami tuat, removed from longer, 8; are Iu these hiiel festivals of earth, We feel tlie.r living presents still The angels of our home and hearth. A light surprising sun or star A hrea'li more wett than burst ing flowers, The miuisiry of souls beloved, Gone bence, and j et forever ours O Father 1 let our dearest thanks He ol the fea'it immortal said : That death has set heaven's lamps aflame, Aud thou art nearer through our dead. There is no poor-bouse in either Yancy, Carteret or Jlacon counties n tli i State. FOR THE FARM. MATTERS OF INTEREST TO TILLERS OF THE SOIL, Original, Borrowed, Stolen and Communicated Articles on Farmtg. Mr. C. McDonald, of Cabarrus, waswardedX?0Premln,n at the State Fair for trie Dest yield of wheat on five acres. His yield was 177 bushels. Capt. Jack H. Finch, an old Vance county premium tobac co grower, now of Wilson county, sold yesterday at Coop er's warehouse about 2,500 worth of fine tobacco, averaging for four best trades $66.53 and for crop round $42,00. Capt. Finch always made it good here, and he ia doing the same in his new home. Wilson county beginners ire lucky iu having 'such an expert tobac conist in their midst. His crop will bring liim about $4,000. Henderson Tomahawk. The Commissioner of Agri culture in his annual report says : In the history of no nation have been such a thirst for knowledge ou the part of the great masses of the people, such high and just apprecia tion of its value, and such wide reaching, successful, and popu lar schemes for self-education; never before has the great agricultural public beeu so willing and indeed so anxious, to receive with respect with intelligence the information which science offers ; never has science had so much to give. In Eastern Carolina'speciil ly there is an observable waut of email grain crops It is clear to any one that during a year of great scarcity as next year promises to be, a lare grain crop is desirable It is a fact that in this country there has not been breadstuff made to support the people a year. The consequence inns'; be that a kfreat part of the bread used for the next ten months will have to come from other fields. Now, it seems to us that it will be a wise thing in every farmer throughout this country to sow wheat, rye and oats to sup plement the short crops Scot land Neck Democrat A contemporary in rebukim: a boastful Maiue farmer for his brag of raising 738 bushels of Irish potatoes on one acre of ground, refers to the fact that once in Asheville some one within its corporate limits, on the same area, raised 1,100 bushels. That was the fact, but "alas for the rarity" of it. It was never done but once, neither was Mr. Woodfin's feat of raisiiiK 136 bu-hels of corn to the acre ever repeated. The more shame fur it; what man has done, man may do, and instead of an average of 80 to 90 bushels of oue crop, and 12 or 24 of the other, the averages might be made every year to approximate those lare num bers which stand ou record to amaze or to encourage in whatover spirit they are looked on. Asheville Citizen. "EABKIS IS HOT UlTWILLIir." Mr. Elaine in Line for the Prosi tial Nominaticn in 13 32 James G. Blame will he a i i -date lor the li"-":iiIieaii iiomina tiou iu 1892. This ; stated upon iiuthoiity wliieh, il ;t could Ii civen would bu at once recognized as entitled to credence. For the p i.-i ear Mr. Rlain's health lias sti-itilily improviMl. The Secrt-tan is how N-.irisfied that there is no cliro'jic ailment to stand iu the way of his political pl wis. He feels that he i- good for eijjht or ten years more of active hie, aud that he ean safely look forward to a Presidential campaign and a Presidential term. Two years ago Mr. Ii!aiue to'k a despondtut vii-w of his physical condition. Travel and rest iu foieigu lands bad failed eutirely to do the work of recuperation which he anticipated. He came hack to the United States, went into camaign, and, carefully feeling his way did what he thought his powers wonld vtand. lie experi enced no ill effect. Then he entir ed upon his Secretaryship. At first he had some misgiviugs, aul talked of staying only a year or two at the head of the Department But gradually strength has return ed, and with it the old-time elast -city of spirit. Mr. Blaine has found that he. is far better off in active public life than in retire ment, lie is pleased immensely with the change which has come upon him. The old langaor and indifference have gone. The Blaine of is the Blaine of six years ago in ambition and in hope. The Secretary knows that his most intimate friends have began to plan for 1802, and he does not for hid. lie listens aud is interested. With tu contlnaance of his pies ent in--proved health he will he a candidate for the nomination. Washington Special St. Louis Globe Democrat. At Best' 'She's A Contradiction Still" It is much easier to love a wo man than to understand her. Life. Man who cover themselves with glory sometimes find that they are after all, very thinly clad. ?!3rJ123?T 112 SUNSET WhichSrava th.3 Dsad Statesman and Author His Soubriquet- The late distinguished S. S. Cox went dowD t his untimely ,rave wreathed with the halo of the euo set which he had thrown around his fame. It was impos sible to thiuk or steak of the man without a rush upou the memory or the imagination of some of that glow of the paitiug day with whi h his name was ala.s associated. It was a tender, melancholy kind of association, hecaua?, with all its beauty and its brilliancy, there was home' hiii". that spoke with pnp!i -tic cei taiuty of the fading away of the glories of the day dying out into the darkness of tho uigbt. S. S. Cox imni'irtahzed the sunset, as the sunset h:s immortalized him. We have been ask' to what incident be owed his mbriipiet. We have beard it said that in his early days way back iu 1857 he was local editor of the Ohio State.s mau. One cveu.iig he witnessed a thunder storm ami the next morning the following appeared from his pen : What ; stormful sunset was that of la-t, night ! How glorious the sfoin' and how spleuded tiie setting of the Mm ! We do not remember ever to have seen t he like on our globe. The scene opened in the west with a whole horizon full of golden, i!:ter enef rating luster, A hich c ilon il lii. f".d:age and brightened every object into its own rich dyes. Tue colors grew deeper and richer, until the golden luster was traii!-lued into a storm cloud lull ot thirst lighiiiing, which leaiie.. iu drizzi'-ng z'zaas all around am! over the ci . The wind arose with fury ; the slender shrubs and giaut trees made obeisance to its majesty. Som- ; n snapped be fore Um force. The Miawfoeiry beds and plots 'iiifiieci u; "heir whites" t Z"'ph i ti i much by. As Hie iai:i cmmc, ;u.d tin pools ('"rum!, and liie gu'ters hurried away, thunders roared grandly and t'je fire ocils cai;!i:. tnc ex eitemehf ;;i;d Ylir. 1 wi'lj hearty choins. Tne south and east re ceived cppi'ut4 hhowe-s, anil the west i:l! ;' oiirv brighfei ed up in a long, i-o'i-led belt of cznie won h ot a S:c!hiiii sky Pies. -nib i -! i" ::;) -aied in ! he a'le I - -1 , n ii, i : : of ii Ca-:: i . I? iii .'..! j i- mole v!v:ii, real.z'iig xtmni n-i m of peerless fain s ,a;u al.ibasSr- seiiij-1- s, a;id glorie and u.l in :ui liilliid.ole .-1 . ! i ' . I rtlnifids u ? of Wen!.-WO' M,":-'. "!''. ':..!!".! YefSe 1(1 ills Kxctli.M'.'n : The .ijija' ;i' !!; i ns' aiitai:eoilsIy (il l-il-' ll Wa-of'a i::iu!it. Cit boidly say A wTd.-i invn iT i !i;!ii;i g, nuking fai And self d ii-lrawi! in won-di-ou" !.;.'!), Fai .-inking -i; o wntiout end ! lint lie- cit v.iiii hi d, oidv to give i : .10. m i i.-!e, win-re thn must ! nut i s ' icrius of foliage apjieiiieil linngitiiea pnliidl.-e III the iiWiiiif and purifier air. The sun, wearied of the ci-meufiil com motion, 9Mik behiud the green plains id' ihe wtsr The "great eye in i he heaven." however, vent ni! .Miirn wrhou; a dark brow hanging over its departing light. Tli ' 1 1 in thih oi the unearthly light h .'l piv., d .-iid Me ruin hd Cea-ed ; wht-j til - miIhiuii church lu lls ;.i-a!e"l. i i;e laughter of child ren laiiij i u:, i ml j.noos alter t'"e storm is heaid the caroi of birds ; whi'e the folk! ami purple weio iri ofthe skv still darted ll liini'iiatio'i aii laid the St irling college, trirg o rival its angle and leap inm n.xdaik windows. TUSINCUEBALEiCUBED A Eomarkable Statement from a Well Known Citizen of S:uth Carolina "(Jancer is hereditary in my luur'y, an aunt on each side hav nig died iiorii ttiw then, fai disease. In each inhMite- I he cancer was Inc. iled in ideni icaliy ibu same oositiou mine first made its appearance just below theaP ce and extending down the lefi. cheek bone and noe. 1 was attended ny the best bhjsicans. "out the ca-e continued to grow worse under their treatment and no hope of a cure coul l be given by them ; they satd : had belter have ray affurs lor this lilV a-nl the next ai a anged for the cancer was liable to strike a vitnl organ at any mo meut, and at oace bleed me to death. About this time, 18SG, I met with Mr. Shirley, living near Due West, w hose cancer was be ing cured by using Swift's Speci lie S. S. S I r lien gave up the doctors and ai! the medicines 1 had heretofore hi en Using, aud com menced taking 8. S. S. and after Using the third bottle, I discovered that the scab had fallen off, and that tiio.-e- sharp dartiug pains so characteristic ot tho cancer, had ceased, and the discharge was very profuse. In a few days it began to heal ruptd'y, aud soon dried up. By the time I had exhausted the fifth iiotile there was nothing left but the scar where the cancer had beeu, ami I was a well man. Tne cure t lh'cted in my cae is consid ered by my iieignbois a, most re markable o::e. and cicaily demon strates Ih,- facr that S S S DOES CLJKK OAXt'liKS. Swif.'s Speci tic is a boom to st;fli-rii:g humauity, and all I ask i-, that thoe afflicted wi;h cancer gve it a trial, and hke in self will be CKiUinced Ot Its vu i ut-s." Jamks 15. Arnold, Greeu wood, S. C Treatise on Cancer uiai ed free. bWIFT STKCIFIO CO, Atlanta, Ga, i rosperuy ouen manes a man a vortex Instead of a l :i - f i t f3untaiii! 'io that instead of throwing out he learns to iu. draw HOME CHAT. TIIOUGUT FROM OUR EXCHANGES. X. C. Comment on current Evtntt and Vxpreaxions of Opinions. TIIEY WOULD NAIL IT, THOUGH. Apropos of trusts, if a tack trust was formed the people would hesi tate to sit down on it, NO ROYAL ROAD TO LEABNINO. Know thyself. If you can't get the requisite information, run tor sheriff next. year. -Salisbury Watchman. MOSTLY LATER. This glorious South of ours will coutit!ui ou in its prosperity, and editor Suepard w ill find out soonei or later what n fool he has been. Rocky Mount Plaiudealer. AND ALL TOWNS T Shelby takes the mouey allotted lor public schools, supplements it with private subscriptions, and is going to have a graded school. Why cannot I .'on cord have one T Concord Standard, SO OF ANY CROP No amount of protection which acy rational body of legislators would enact, could make the wool growing industry a success in a section where the conditions are against it. Wilmington Star. A HOPELESS CASE. Will soineb dy suggest something to be done with thn mau who will not, patronize his home paper. Lynching is out of the i'.iestioQ,arjil th' fellow is so small souled the fool kiiler or the White Caps will have nothiug to do with him. EDUCATE YOUR CII1LDBEN AT HOME Let us support our home schools. With gi.od educational advantages here at home why send your sons and daughters Nowhere? An institu ma of h-n 'ii'ig in any community is one d ; moat im poitant ractors ia its piosperity, aud we snould eucourage such with a liberal patronage. Ileaedrsou Gold Leaf. IT CAN'T BE MASSED. The proposed Kd.'ial t lection b;l!, i he object of which is to place all Federal elections auder Federal instead ot S ate control, will be a hotly c.otiti si.d measure. The pas sage of such a bid will be bitterly opposed by the Drtuociats, ns it ought to oe. S ich a law will bring Iri.u'f le. Durham Sun. A PUKijENTlHEXT ABOUT DOCKERY. Hu.zd is bov a U-.'pub!iu and a uni-'ii of States somewhat similar to those of America. C 1. Oliver H. I)ot.!iery is down there and a promiaeut Republican ol this Stt fays be had a presentiment that Ooi. Mockery will become a Repub lican candidate for Governor of one ot the IJraziliau commonwealths. Col. D ickery's politics will suit Brazil exactly. There is the negro and white man as in Noit'i Caro lina. The Colonel doubtless has the best wishes of all bia political Irienils and foes in North Carolina, San ford tspiess. THE SEWARD OF GREATNESS. You may talk about poetic jus tice as much as you please, hut we insist that it was poetically unjust. I'or Whim "inker's coon in the Ohar l Ui p t Hi -e to break open a let-t;-: address-d to John's bargain ciLiier in Philadelphia aud, lic- cailse it collt allied Old a pair ol gloves, to - nr hack the glove-, leseai i he letter and send it to its dest lii ii u:.-.. f his a clear case of pro.-ti'i'iiiin of the mails to private and piism,ai uses It the gloves had he.-n directed to any other Cheap J.lin, the coou wonld have sto'en them. Let us not hear of that great and good mau, who iuus the Postoffice Department on 'business principles," shaking his gory locks at this cooa, a paragon of fidelity, and saying "Et tu Hi ire !'' Effects cf Climate. Wo hear a ereat deal said about thn beneficial ffect, upou invalids of the climate of Colorado and oth er western legalities, bat when he changes his place oi' residence in the hope of iruproveiug his health without first trying Dr. Pierce's Goldeu Medical Discovery he makes a great mistake. In nine cases out often he might save his time and money. This great reme dy owes its power over all affec tions of tho throat and lungs, bron chitis asthma, catarrh and even consnmpcion, which is lung scrofula to the simple fact that it purifies and enriches the blood and invig orates the debilitated system. Is guaranteed to cure in all cases ol diseases for which it is recorntneudi ed, or mouey paid for it will be re funded. Ona Experience Enough. A woman who went out to Bnr mah as a missionary converted a native as soou as she arrived and then married bim. When the uexr batch of missionaries arrived the male natives took to the woods again illustrating the old axiom that "self-preservation is the first law of nature.'7 Xorriston Herald. Perhap3 no local diseases has puzzled and baflled the medical profession more than nasal catarrh. While not immediately fatal it is among the most distressing and disgnstiug ills the flesh is heir to, and the records snow very few or no cases of radio il cure ot chronic catarrh by any of the multitude of modes of treatment ntitil tue in troduction of El's Ciea ;: ttiltn a few years ago. Tue success f this preparatioa has been most gratify ing and surprising- 'Heap coals cf lire upou his head." IToverbd XXV: 22. WA2SIN3T02T LETTER. Hews From the National Capital From ourEegalar Eeporter. Ex-Speaker Carlisle is just now about the busiest man in Washington. A few days ago he thought that the Republicans of the House committee on Rules; Messrs Reed McKinley and Cannou-would not dare re port the Rule to the House giving the Speaker authority to declare a quorum present when ever the necessary number of members are in the Hall, whether they vote or not, which rumor said they had decided upon ; but now he has learned something that makes him believe they will, and he is hard at work gathering material to make the fight of his life agaiust such au iniqui tous Rule. It is particularly unfortunate that Air Carlisle's democratic colleague Ex Speaker Randall continues too unwell to give Mr Carlisle much assistance in the fight that he proposes to make, first before the committee on Rules, then before the House, and lastly before the court?. Mr Carlisle thinks the passage of such a Rule by the republicans of the House would be as great a usurpation of power as Oliver Cromwell was guilty of wheu he closed the English parlia ment by force, arnl that such a Rule would be a violation of sacred rights guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States. It is needless to say that Mr Carlisk; will be ably supported by :Vury demo crat in the House in fighting a Rule that would give Speaker Reed as much power over legis lation as is possessed by the Czar of Russia. This is a free couutry and minorities have rinhts that mut bo respected. Representative Sei:ey, of Ohio, left here Christmas day i'or home to take part in the Senatorial fight. Judge Seney is a caudidatt.. but he has not a word to say against any of the other cand dates, all ot whom are his personal friends. The Judge bays he has no bar rel to tap, but that he is in the fight to stay until it is ended. If the democratic members ot the Unsted States House of Representative hud to decide the matter there would be no doubt of Judge Seney's elec tion. Public opinion here etill believes that. Mr Br ice will win, but it is by no meana as un animous as it was several weeks ago. Rightfully or wrongfully the election of Mr Brice will give the republican newspapers an opportunity to cry "boodle," which they will not neglect, hence mauy democrats that personally favor to Mr Brice are hoping that a pour mau may capture the prize. Senator Windoni has a grand opportunity to show what he is made of wheu he comes to award the exclusive right of taking seals in Alaskan waters for twenty years from May 1, 1890. The advertisement in viting proposals is now out and the proposals will be ofeued January 23, 1890. For the last twenty years this right has been held by the Alaska Fur company, ana every member of that organizitiou has be come millionaire, in ways that the least said abuut them the better. This same company will expect to renew their con tract, and from the time given by Secretary YViudoin from the date of the advertisement to the opening of the proposals less than oue mouth it looks as though Mr Windom were not averse to its doing so. Mr II irrison is said to favor the nomination of Mr Blaine in 1892. If Mr Harrison wants to side-track Mr Biaiuo effectually he has only to make this fact officially, known. For some reason or other the people of this country have never taken kindly io admiuistratiou candi dates of any kind, aud there is no reason iu tho world why an exception should be made for Mr Blaine. It is only an anti-ll'irrison candidate that Mr Blaine could get the nomi nation. "Whom the gods would de stroy they first make mad' The republican leaders, in spite of protests froia members of their own party, have deter mined that the House Election committee shall report a Federal election bill to the House. It will never become a law many republicans will oppose it. How the democrats feel about it may be understood from the follwing remarks made by Senator I'uuh :" It will be impossible to pass such a bill. As f.r myself, I will remain iu uiy ceat night and day for weeks to prevent the Senate from passing such a bill and all of the other democrats Senators will do the same This is the most vicious of all the republican attempts to violate the constitutional rights of the States, and it will be resisted to the last by the democrats. He that despairs measures Frovidence by his own little contracted model. South. "A FAIR CHANCE-" n Favor cf Giving TJiem Every Advantage FcesiUe In the Mathodiit Conference held in Greensboro last month, 0. W. f illetr, Eq , offeud the fallow- iug seusible and wise resolution which was unanimously adopted by a rising vote : Whereas. The provisions of our law a'e finch that those of our judges and solicitors who warthfnl ry discharge the duties ot tneir offices are often compelled to vio late the Iiolly Sabbath in travel ing from one court to auotho therefore be it Resolved. 1st. That we nr the Geueral Assembly of NoilA Carolina so as to amend the law as that sufficient time may be giv en between the terms of the courts to allow the officers to So from one point to another withont traveling on Sunday. Resolved 2nd. The Secretary of tnis Conference transmit a copy of these resolution to the Governor of our State with the request that he embody in his next message to the Legislature a recommendation that the law be amended in accord ance with the first resolution. Mr. Tillett made a ringing peech in favor of the adoption of the report, and of the necesity of mating a change, lie spoke of the enforced violationof the sabbath of our Judges and Solicitors as a disgrace to the laws of the State. He wanted to give them a fair chance of getting to heaven with other men. 1 am sure that the Governor will be glad to recom niene a chon?e m th la v and that the Leeislature will haMen to give our judical officers th's chauce. The bill ought to be entitled "An Act to Give Judges an 1 Solicitors a Fair Chance of Getting to Heav en. State Chronicle. SvVJtt F1CW5T3 The fairest bu Is are often the first to wither, and the ravages of disease make havoc ?tth the beau ty, as well as the strength and happiness of the fair sex. The prevailnt disoidt-rs among Amcr. ican womrn are those of a nioM distressing description. These 'weakness! 8," as they are sug gestively termed, incidiously say "ap the health, nnd the patieut be comes pale and emaciated, the ap petite grows tickle and feeble; she looses strength ns the attacks in crease in severity, and is in despair Theie is rebel lor all such sufferers in Or. Pierce's world-famed Favor be t'rescnption, which CURES all ''female complaints." I'd use is followed by cessation of the "drag- giugidown" pains return of appe tite, and in due course, vigorous health. . The Invalid's Hope Many seemingly incurable cases of blood poisou, catarrh, scrofula aud rheumatism have beeu cured v B. B. B. (Botanic Blood Balm), made by the Blood Balm Co., At lanta, Ga. Write to them for book ailed with convincing proof. G. VV. B. Raider, living seven miles from Athens, Ga, writes: "For several years I ppff-rcd with running nlcers, which doctors treated and pronounced i?euraole. A single bottle of B. M. li did me oiore good than all the doctors. I kept on usiug it and eviry ulcer healed,'' D. C. Kinard & Son, Towaliga, Ga., writes : -'We induced a neigh- oor to try B. B. B. for catarrh, which he thought incurable, as it had resisted all treatment. It de lighted him, and continuing its use he was cured sound aud well.' K. M. Lawsou, East Point. Gi, writes : "Mv wife had scrofula 15 years. She kept glowing worse. She lost her hair nnd her skiu broke out fearfully. Debility, emaciation and no appetite follow ed. After physicians and numer ors advertised medicines failed, I tried B. B. B., and her recovery was rapid and complete." Oliver Secor, Baltimore, Md., writes : 41 suffered from weak back aud rheumatism. B. B. B. has proven to be the only mediciuethat gave me relief. ' Eonar table Rescue- Mrs. Michael Curtain, Plainfieid, Illinois, makes the atateinent that she caught cold, which settled on her lungs; she was treated a mouth by her Tamlly pbysican, but grew worse. He told her she was a hopeless victim of cmsnmption and that no medicine could cure. Her druggist suggested Dr. King' New Discovery for Consumption she bought ft bottle nnd her de light fouDd herself Abenefited from the first dose. She continued its use and after taking ten bottles, she found herm If sound and well now does her own house-woik and is as well as she ever was. Free trial b-.ttles at A. W. Kawlan;i's Drugstore. Wild Western Scenes- An English author has published a book called "I Mark the King." It may do in Euglaml, but if he were caught marking the king or any other card in California he would need a physician and per haps au undertaker. San Fran cis co Alt a, No mortal yet has eJr forecast The mo'iie-it that shall be the last hut Dr. Pierce 'a Plr-annt Pellets having forever settled the .piestion of a comfortable xistauce until that moment does arrive, and put to fight the melancholy foreboii ings of sufferers from biliousness, headrehe, indisestiou, constipation and kindred ailments. It ta,ej so little to make a child happy lht it e a pity, in a worm run or snunshine and pleasant things that there should be any wlatfnl f. empty hands, or 1 mely young NEWS OF 4 VEEK. WHAT is H'tPi EN XO IN 1HE W OUiD A ROUS D US. Condnsed Retort of the Newe From our Co n temporaries. Another feud in Kentucky ias resulted in the killing of a man. W'. W. P. Fib, the drummer evaugelist, will begin a series of meet ngs in Durham, January 5th. Tt.- tobacco factories of Durham avt ised the first day of iat .itiuuary 14,500,000 pounds of leaf tobacco. The Wool Or iwers of the West are in Washington and are de manding that the present high, tax shall not be touched- They are very se!(i- i ai d unreasonable in, their deuia s. Calvin Tru advertises his per sonal proper foi sale next Mon- feay. lie, wii,. a number ot otners. will leave for i. kansas soon. We regret to see go 1 farmers leaving Xmtb Carolina. Monroe Register. The Hotel l)i was ghted np for the first time last Saturday night. It is a large and commo dif us house, auri presents a city like appearance. Mr. A- B. God win is the proprietor. Dunn Courier. Mr. Sam C. Smith, we learn, has sold a half interest in his paper.the Progress, to ex-Sheriff 1). A. Gran tham, who w ill be business manager nnd soliciting agcut for tho paper. We wish the new enterprise abun dsnt success. The President of Shaw Uaiversi ty, of ltalcigh, has received a let ter from the King of the Belgians wanting four colored men for va rious There are a number of students at Shaw University from the Congo Suites. J. A. D. Stephenson has made another valuable discovery and adoed one more name to the list of gems found i.i N. C. The one this tiaie has only beeu found in Siberia (according to Dana.) It is a clear quartz crsta! with tiakesof red hematite iron in it, which looks like specks of bright red blood. For beauty it will rank with the diamond, and hr value with Hid deuite. VVc notice that Mr. Julian Carr has presented to the Oxford Aey. lum fifteen landsc pi's iu beautiful frames, and lour largo engravings representing unions and sacred p. Mings, Mr. Carr is probably the .cost generous wealthy man in North Carolina. Many have shared in his beneficence, wh ch with his sterling christian character, is making him tne most popular man in our State. We rejuiue at any effort to beautify and adorn our public insti1 ut ions, making them beautitPi for our citizens to visit ai . j g the inmates bouiewi:"! . implant in them a spirit of '.-.. d aspiratiod for noble .". Charity and Children. Things Are lT:t What Thov Sssm. A near-sighted arna:eur photo grapher of Lima, ten!; what he thought was a very i;llVcting pic ture ot a young lady kissing a young man in a shaded -'ell near the town. WL. . ode-. ed the picture it affected him a ,. . :t deal more than he bargained . as the young 1 idy proved I be ... .vif Water courses and marsh" thn abodes of fever and Laxador has proved a n iiu ble preventive or nia!a: i. I an efficacious remedy in the tre.ment of malaria diseases. Nothing stupefying or dangerous, no laudanum or oiurn, ( liters into the composition of that famed remedy, Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup. Price 2. cents. You are Eight -It Has its Merits. The recommendation to use SfoOO 000 on the Hatteras light house, looks as if our Uncle Matt Hansom had beeu pulling down his cuffs on the settee tn the c lllce of the Light llousv. Bo ml. Your uncle Matt's method of culling is not so b id, af ter all- Charlotte Chronicle. Cnly f;r Four Years- The report that Mr. Cleve land got up and gave his seat in a crowded elevated railroad car tjashop girl t:ie other day need excite no surprise. Mr. Cleveland i.-i a very polite man. One day last Spring he got up and trave his neat at Washing ton to au elderly geiitleinaa from Iudiaua. Chicago News. Bessie I nu t Miss Shapely out shopping tod.n. arid I never be fore reabzed what a lnu.l voice she has. Jeuuie But you ruunt remem ber, my dear, that she was asking for a pair of No. 2 shoes. Harper's Bazar. Hajpy Il3::l;-rs- Wm. Tnnrnous, Post master of Idaville, Hid,, wriii s; "Electric Bitters hasdcite more fur rue than any other medicine combined, for that had feeling ar sing from Kid ney and Liver trouble'' John Leslie, a farmer and stockmau, of the same placj. says : '! find Eelctric Bitteis t.. be the best Kidney and Livi r medicine, it rude rue (eel like a new ma." J. W.Gardner, hardware merchant the same rowu. snys: 4 Electric Bitters is junt the thn. g h,r a man man who is all nil: iown and don't care whether he l;vis or dies; he found new .'tren'li p,(.d tippet p and felt just hke he hail h new lease on life, (hdy ',h: a b.mlo at A. W. Rowland's Drugstore Bull dogs and radicals ar dangerous animal., especially the latter in thin section of the country, and something should be done to keep down. The former by shot or poison, the latter by the ballot.

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