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THE ROANOKE NEWS ▲ DEMOOBATtO WKBKLY NDWS P APISR, PaaUSHKD BY BATrHBLOB * LOCKHABT, Om Ttar/lirwiTaiiM, ‘ • • |C flo ■Is Montbi, ■* I • > . I 00 rbrM Montbi, '* 1 - - 7fi oU. PROFKtSIONAL CARDS. f|l O N~. ' ATTOBMEY AT LAW, OA.RYSBUBQ, V. 0, Prutlsra In th* oourU of Iforthtmptnn Mid ((IJolnins onuntiM, alio |a IbaFadM’al •ad Mu|>r«ia« oourti- June 8-tr JOS, B. BATCH RLOR. ATTOBNeV AT LAW, BAItBIOB, V,0. PmotUM In Ml* oourtii or th* tfth fndl* «UI DIstrlol and la tba PadornI .ind 8u- prtme Court*. May II IT, WHI,T«t K. T. CI.AHI, {l«l«lKh, W. 0. Halifax, N. C. ^LABV « CI^ARK, ATTOBNBV4 AT LAW, HALIFAX, N.O. ■Wlil p>rhi3tlaA in tlie Courts of Ealifax «atl •itoiniaK oountie!). Mnrcb 16 tf. K ATT>>n!u:ya a c >UNaKt.LOB« at law, Bcotl»a| Veek, Hiklltiix Co., N.C. Prantloa lo tli« Cuurta of Hi>1irax and a'tjnlnlnc ODVntia^ and in the Hupreiyia and Federal Courta. JanU t/ f|«HO>f AS V. HILL, A4tor««y »t S^LIFAX, O, Praotloea lD Halifax u»d adjpl«iiiig Oountlea aad fe^^ral and SuiU'Mafl Courts. Will be «|t V«o|[^ once Dvery or(nl(bt, Ailg. S8—a W. H. DAT, 4 y D W. W. lUl.I.. BALL .ATTORNEY* AT LAW, WBIiD«K, H. c. Praotioe Intheoourta of Kallfax and ^djolnlnt oountlea, and in tba j^upraoie •nd Federal oourta. C'lalma o6ll«cted io any pyrt of Nnrth •aralina. Jun3Uia gAUUBL J. WBiaUT, ATTORNCt AT LAW. «ACW««N, N. V. Praetlon lOtMia Court of Nurtbawpton •ad adJoIniocMwaiitlea. . , ' aep IR I Y VOL. VII. WELDON, N. a, SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 187H. NO. 2G. One Square, J 00 I $ 00 I 14 00 I Two Nquar«a, fi (a I Id 00 20 0« Throe Hquarns, 00 | 15 00 | 30 I 0 I >*'»ur Haaartta, 10 00 I IM 00 116 00 I lUirtU f’liKn, U oo I :i« OO No 00 I Hiilf 20 00 I 80 00 I «0 00 Wbuie Ooluiun, Uii» Year, Q ATTj^NEY AT LAW Halifax, n. c, Praotlcaa la Ibe oourtf of Uayikx and a4]olnlnj|; copoUea, ap4 lo S«preu)e tail Fadaral dQurtii. Claloii oflllestai) 4u tU parts of Nurtb Carniiha. OBa*,l«i>t^a Qoart Hoaae. ' .ialy 41 «. E .O .. B 0'R T O N, J B. attorney at law, iBAUfAX, H. C. Praotloea in tbe CourU gf Balifax ■Ceanty. and Oountie* adjnju^ng. i;a tbe .iaprame Court p/ tl),a av4 I9 Xbe iFedaral Ooprts. Vflll q;ira apadiaj f^^astipq to tlje onlleo- ftiaa 9fA|«tiBR.M4itoadjuait^nctlMS acoounts :K «*Ml);>V»!>4n»‘nf»jrato^ fad Huar- .fliABa, deO'15'tf J If. 9 B I :|S Z A B D, ATTORNEY AT LAW, HALIFAX, IjT, P,. OlBea lo tba 0mft Hovso. Strict iitte ^lan givea to a^l l)rancba» of the profe «iea. jan 12-J 0 ATTORNEY AT LAWi fVKBLP. BAT,irA;C CQDVTT. N. C. Praatiaaa in the ,Co(iDtiae of Balifiu;,. JIuh, EdMoonbo #nd Wilsga. Oollaetioaa inade in all parte of tba jBtate. jiin 12-6 1 ▲ ¥ B « f- ¥ A CROSSmO THE RIVER. Murmart the Roldisr in tlying At tbo de«ib'pHnf|tbe tireU wptrlt freM» *%()t uft croM over lUo rivor, ▲nd rest fii tba ibM* oft^e trees." Ahf aou)4 we erosM o’er rivor, Anl re>t In HlmdawH. nud tboOt RefrpHhed by repoMoaiid Hrowii titrongor Cpwe back to our struggle ngaio ! Over tbit free«flnwlnK river, Heyoiid wboro lti dark WHtera roar, Are the troea of the b4lM»m or upas. Tbat grow un its AirtUerust shore t What Is tbedepitlny waiting ThithiHr side ot‘ that xliadowy deep—> tjweot ease and ropoK^) t»r tbe aplrit, Ur thiu gloom ul eternal Hloep f None who have pa^'trd tl^at river. And rented bene-t.b (ho treos, Have ever coire bnck to toii uh It the shadows b;oi4ghi slumber or ease. Nev^rtheleaa, forever Acroina tho deep rivor th*y go, Tho basest and boat togetlior-r Togotbor tbe bigU and ibo low^ There In thoir rags go the hei^garo, A nd there In thoIr robe-* go the riohi Tbe few who (^zptre in the palHtre, And the many who die In the ditch ; Those who h ive graven their story High {n t^e teippio of fnino, And thoMe wiio have lived without glory, And left us not eyx)n a nt^ute ; Thoae wli^m vrB\nvfi l for tlieir goodnoss And thona whom ve Imtnl for ri'iine, All piiH!]t}g lur life’n drtsiry »>trugi;ln, Out of (i«lglit, out of mind, out of tim^« Hunglng in nii»tfnH in darknoMS, Where doubting with tnrror agrees, Thoy croNH the myMterlons rivfr, And seek for th»* «hH*lp of tr^os. ATT99I««y at VAW, BBtFIBLD, N. C. Vraatloea ia the Counties of Balifbx, ^Ketbabe and Nasb, la the Supreme Oourt of th* State a^d in M>e Federal Ana if»d« 1b any part ef tbe jltete. Will attend at tbe Court Houae in ^aiifkz OB Monday and Friday af eaob ^wealc. jau ^«1 o Ak 0 B B W f. B .17 B T O N. .!• . f j: AT LAW. y ^OOH, N. C. ' “ EuM^u^qa mm*iaptiinoo^nQ«8 Budtntb* ;Bn0reme aUd PedarBl Cqffrta, • Olaiaa colieofaMl in aoy part o! T/loHV, ^Careiiaa. Ju«a^7-a ** U L B N 40W> A. »qOM. UPOnK, attorneys at law. IVauiiKF. 9, c. 'Piaotioe ia the Ooviptlw of Halifax, iflurthamp^p, Mgaoombe, FUt and M|u^ lUn—lathe Sbpreme Court of tba In the Federal Conrta of the Baatvn J>latriit ^OellaetioiM 9pit« in any part of Hozlb iCwollBit. jan.M^a THE LAW AS TO INFANTS, Now that the celebrated Jiaby.-carriug^ ease it decided, it becomes permissible for the press to comment upon it. There csn be no question that Judge Vfn IIieien*k opinion was an able and learned one, so for as it related to the right of every citizen ,to oain and oper ate BO infan(. tie admitted fh^t infants are noisy, but be ruled that fini keeping of infants is not u;),reasonable, and bence that tbeir noise is not legally a nuisance and cannot be abated by nn injunction. No nun would have a right to keep a room full of cats whose yells disturbed the neighbors, because exce.'a in is unreasonable. Ii'faots, on the cooli'ary, arc like ihia elevated railroad. They arc noisy but they are necessary, and no matter how many of them a man may keep, be cannot be said to be unrrasonable. Thus far^ Judge Van Hoescn was cIcArly right, and his exposition of the law of Jnl'anl;! wus ipasteriy. But he failed to per- cei«e that tbe barefooted eJI.egirnt of tbe case called for separate cunsideration. The coroplainjyn^ had avowed that not only did the defeudaut keep a noisy iu- fant, but tha^t t^e defeoduni’s wife was in the habi/t of walking up and down the barefooted with the infant in hir arqif, ^nd that the noise thus made in.tiilerable. Ifud it been shown that the care of hifants necessarily in volved the use of barefootud uiothers, the court would have been righ^ in ruling that no iijunctiou against bare feet could issue. Thi;, however, was not proved, and Judge Van Huejsen, doubtless through inadvorteiice, h^is impliedly ruled that a voluntarily bare footed mother is not a nvuance. Until this decision ^ reversed, it will be the law of this State, and it wnuld be diffi- calt tn overcBiioie.le the ;evil consequen ces wbicb may Bnw ffoni U. ft is a physiological fact—if the testi. inony of co.uiitless intelligent and hon est witnessey is to be believed—that the female of o;ir species quadruples her weight when she removes her shoes and stockings, fiet us lake, for example, a mother who, when fully dressed, weighs one hundred and fifteen pounds. Add to thjs a baby weighing Cfieen pounds more, and tbe combined 7eigh|t of tbe two will be one hundred «n(| thirty pounds. This mother can walk across the fljor with the child io her arms, and, provided she wears shney, or even slippers, her w,eight will not j»r a single article of furnit|(r.e.. Kuw let her walk in ptecifcLy the same way, but with bare feftj «nd the whole bouse will rock to it* foundations. JVof. Huxley made a most interesting series of experiments in coonection with this subject. He found tbat the ejttent of the deflection of the .fluoc.beitms and of tbe .ratling of win dows Bud lamp shades, caused by Mrs. Hu;i|ejr when walking across the room in her street dress, was very elight—«o slight, indeed, that the weight of Mrs. Huxley being one hundred and thirty pounds, he representied the disturbance jibuf caused VA eqval {to one hundred an^ ^b^jty ^nits of shake. When, however, she waijked across the room without shoes, the rattliog of windows, crockery, picturerfrauici, and lamp shades was frightful, and the walls of the Douse visibly «wayed. The amount of disturbance In ttiis case was fully equal to Qye hundred and twenty uniU of shake^ or ' to be precise, to five •nd tweetfMHi* and one.bBlf uoita.. ‘.'Tbe C4use of this remarkabis difference,'” re.- marks tbe Professor^ "is of course, doe to an increase of ^eight^ b.vt wjby tbe weight of the bgman female should be qufdrapled by oiiore act of remor Ug^e shores is yet ynknowo, end inquiry tbe sulqect is (raught with much danger.*’ i[t is evident that there is io this res pect a great diSereDce in tbe ae^ces. When nan renovea bis boots^ bs for example when he undertakes to go up ataira quietly lyt a late hour ip tbe nigbt, be .treads noiselessly, eod his weight is andoabtedly decreased. It is true tbat ,^beD ,in coaditioo ba will walk ygaiiitt more furniture than he ever imagined that the house could contain; but his tread is nevertheless light. Woman, on the pontrsry, so experts in fuiros US, waara thicksoled sheet wb*n she ciimas home laie from b cknrcb sociable, and the sharptstreared bus, bsnd nr father cannot bear her glide over the fl inr. It is when she is bare footed that the eartb treosblel under her treads, and aneaty sleepers half a mile away swaken suddenly under the ini: pression thot an earthquake ia in progr ress. Where 1‘rof Huxley has failed, other men need not try to succeed and to inquire into the cause of this tremen- duu« increase of weight would bp a mere luss uf time. Nor, an infant of whatever age can be operated without calling into action a barefooted niKthiT. It is true that wheie ail infant’s works arc seriously out of order, the best re>o'*dy is for some one t" carry j( ^hi)(! walking rapidly up jiid down tba room, but can always be done either by a man if there is one within reach—ur by a woman in slippers, [n the ctist uf tho infant against whom an iijucictiiin was soiicht,' the conduct of thu mothers who walked up and down the fl>)or barefooted, was as unnecessary as it wia dangcriius. She might have put on her slippers, or even Tier hus: baud’s boots thus bent her weight within proper limits, had she .chosen « i to do, and there cannot he a shadow uf defpnse for her neglect uf so easy a preven tive. ■Judge Vau |{nesen can now see what ha has done. He has thrown the pro* tection of the la^ Kound every reckless woiu^n who may venture to risk the eafety of the house in which she lives by v.^.lking barafooted with one or more inl'anij in her arms. If this sort of thing becomes general, we bad better have an earthquake at once, and so end our misery. Uoe by one (he hoifsts of this City will be shaken jnto rifint No matter how solidly they may be built, they cann it bear the tremendous weight of barefooted women. The cog^plain.- ant in the baby-carriage case should at once apply tn another court, and have Judge Van lloesen’s decision as to the necessity and lawfulness of barefooted women jteversed. THE ORiaiN Of MOSQUITOES. The Red Uiver Indians have b curi ous legend resprcting the origin of mos- qujtoes. They say that once upon ^ time there was a famine, and the Indians could get no game. Hundreds had died from l^u' ger, and desolation hileijl tbeir country. All kinds of offerings were made tn the Ureat Spirit without avail, until one day two hunters came vpoo a white wolverine, a very rare aoimal Upon shooting the white wolverine, an old woman sprang oyt of the skin, and sayli'g that she was a .‘'^)auitl,” promised ^ j^o and live with the Indiana, promismg thei^ plenty of game as long as they treated her well and gave her the first choice of all the game that was brought in. The two Indians assented to this, and took tbe old woumn homo with them, which event was immediately succeeded by an abundance ol game. When ;Ljie sharp ness of the famine passed io the prosperity whjjch the old woman had brougli^ the tribes, the Indians became daii^y in their appetites, and complained of the manlier in which the old woman toob tu herself the choice bits; and this feeling became so intense, that notwith standing her warning that if they violated their promise a tcr^Jble calamity would come upon tbo Indians, they qne day killed her as $he was seiz ing her share ol ^ reindeer wbjcb the hunter had brought in. Qreat cons.tern^tion immediately Btruclk the witoesfes of the deed, and the Indians, to e^ape th.e predicted .calamity, bodily struc|( tj^eir tents and moved to a distance. Time passrd on without any catastrophe occurring, and game becoming even more plentiful, the Indians began to laugh at their being deceived by the old wiiiq^n. Finally, a hunting party on a long chase of a reindeer, which bad led them back to |tbe pla^a where the old woman bad b.c;en killed, came upon her skeleton, and one of tjheni in derisioii, kicked tbe skull with bis foot. In an ins,tant b SQiall, spiral, vspor-like body arose from the ey.ei^ f nd ears of the |>udy, wl'.in^proved to bo'ects, that ^t^ckei ji,he huut.vs with great fury, apd drove .them to the jriver for protect* tioif. The sJcvilcoDtioued to. pore out its liule stream, and the air became full of avengers of the old womau’s death. Tlie hunters, on returning to camp, found tbe Indians sufisring terri bly from the plague and ever since that time tbe Indians have been punished by tbe mosquitoes for their wickednefs to tbe/r preserver, the Klai^ito. 4 My .bad lost her husband, but sbe bad left off her mourning and vent to parties, ^eing asked by one of those gentlemen who attended soirees, as loo.- dinms, who she woujd like to see in spirit, and having replied, .‘.‘My peor James,” the departed Suddenly rose out of the centrp of the csrpet, as it were, and stood before the whole company. *tOh I James, tell me are you happy if” ••yery.'’ ”Are you happier ^ojr than unben on earth:*' vMueh happier.” ■>Theo, Jamea., you aaust b« in beavaD?" “No; I’m io bell.” My dear, do yon notice bow green and basutiful .the grass loukv.*’ lUopoetio spouse- Wall what color would you ex. psGt it,this time ,9! vear-yi^lu | A TMMPt PHILOIOPHY. I aiii't BO drunken loafer. No, sir I I got my red face out in Ibe a 10. I wouldn’t a had it if I’d atuck to the pulpit. I bain’t done a hand’s tqrn u* Work for tpn years, and I'm strong as an OS, aod only thirty. What makes me late round, and beg tifituals, and sleep in barns, and pi|t up with suspic ions and insults, and wear ragged clothes? Don't ynt) know? 8'pose I was to ask you what makes hundreds of young fellows Uio round hotels and wait for invitations to driok, and put up with the suspicious and insults of the fathers and mothers io tbe houses wheif (hey go? What makes able-bodied fel lows that you call gentlemen nisrry money before they’ll work for it, and then spend their lives loafiing round Kurope? D.ies it makes any difference what kind o’ clothes a man wears when he goes in fur shirking the di^jagreea- bles? Seens tn me we i^l| go in for diidgin’ the old curse If we can, and gettin’ our bread without the sweatio’ of our brows; and i. fqr one, stand up to it squarely sod say, that's my little gfmpi Wha^ yourn? RANDO»»H*y ROANoiCE. John llindiilph, of lloanoke, is the suhjr^t of a biography lately published in llichmond. In it is to be found this picture of tho brilliant Southerner at the age of fiirty-tbree:— “Ills hair was bright brown, straight, not perceptibly gray, thrown back fmm his forehead and tied ln|;o a qijeue, neilLJier |oog, no;- thick. Ilis complex, ion was swaithy; his face beardless round ar.d plump; his eyey baxel, brill iant, inquisitive, proud; his mouth was of delicate cast, well suited to a saaall head anif face, filled wi'.b exquisite teeth well kept IS they cottld be; his lips painted, as It were, with indigo, indica ting days of suffering and nights qf tor- turtng paio. His hands were as faif and delicate as any girl's. Hvery part of bis dresj snd person was cvideotly acca;- tomed to the utmost care. His face was the most beautiful and attractive to mo I had almost ever seen. His man ner wis deliberate, beyond any speaker I had ever heard. He stood firm ip bjs position, his aotion and grace seemed to be from the knee up. His voice was that of a welltoned flageolet, the key conversational, though often swelled to iis utmost compsss.” TOO FUNNY VORANYTHINO. Sonic time ago there was a dancing party given a certain neighborhood io Tefas, and most of the ladies present hsd little babies, whose noisy perversity required too much attention to permit the iniitheis to eiij.iy the daoce. A number of gallant young men voun- teered to mind the young ones while thu parents indulged io an old Virginia breakdown. No sooner had the women left the babies in charge of tba mi^chiev. ous fellows than they (tripped tbe babies, changed th,pi;- jclothes, giving the apparel of oue to another. The dance over, it was time to go home, and the n>»th«rs hurriedly too^ efch a baby in ill the dress of her own and started, some tn their homes, ten or fifteen miles off. and were far on their way before daylight. Bat the day following there was a tremeiidouB row in the settlement. discovered that a single night had changed the sex of their babies, observation disclosed physical phenom.- enn, and then cmnmeuced the tallest female pedestrainisni. I/ving miles * apart, It required two or threa days to .unmix the bibies, and as many months to restore the mothers to their natural sweet dispusitiiin. T" unsafe for any one of the baby mixers to venture ioto the neighborhood.—Waco (Ttxuk) Register. ILONgEVITY. It is remarked by physicians that longevity is much depend,«nt upon the feelings and occtjpBtiuns of the mind. The individual whose thoughts are centered ' on and whose ambluno it aroused by some attractive enterprise or porjecr, seems to live a charmed life. There is less sickness and death among tbit busy portion of the community tha'i In the circles of the idlers, the retired ■merchants, gentlemen of fortune and leisure, seekers of mere pleasure and grstification of the senses. Tbe activc man can hardly afford the time to be sick. It is not when soldiers are on the march, or in agreeable active service, that mortality most in.Tades their ranks, but when encamped for an indefl.- nite period, or conflned to the dull routine of barracks after a lively cf m.. paign. It is often a surprise jto note the contjnpous and fatiguing labor endured by statesmen and professional men during perioDS Iff jp^oile excitement, or tbe Hi^orious tasks accomplished at times of planting and harvesting by the farmer who is thoroughly interested in what he hopes will prove a remunera* tiye crop, Pleasant and constant em pjoyment is tbe safest armor against the approach of disease yo^ tba shafts of death. A fasliioDfible young lady accidentally .dropped .ape of her false eyebrows In her opera bojt, |uid (>reatly frightened her.beau, wbo seeing it thought It wss his jnustscbe. _ A rasn wbo lost j>is gopd charaoUr jome time SCO was severely hauled over by some of bis farmer friends. know It, boys; I know my churact^r is gone—lost entirely. And," he addvd, rather pointedly, “its leb coDfoundsd bad, for it was tbs only ooe lo town worth ssvio^.'* CARV RBTATB, SvpDROOK, Baltimqhf. Oo , Md., ) May 17tb 1H77. S B. I''. WaiTAKKR. Esq., EnAeld, N. C. Drak Sir : Severe indisposition has prevented earlier attention to your letter of 4th inst., and absence from the city has prevented my meeting the gentls- men of your family now attending the Methodist ronvention—which I fear will adjourn before my return, I mvself am compiling a genpalogy of the Oarys of Virginia and am alwa>s glad to obtain InforiDation of sny of their descendants. Unfo|-tunntely I possess very raeag^e knowledge of the branches of Oarys from which you de scend. In my notes I find that a c.)r- tain 'Phos. Uary, al.vled >n his will, the elder, died in Warwick C'lunty Virginia in IT(>4, leaving a sin Thomas, aiid two daughters (not named) married respcct* ively to U. and O. Whitaker. Capt, Thomas Cary of Warwick made hia will in 17'.H) in which he mentions his two sons William and Mtlus, and his datjgliter Aunio married to KJmond Ourlis. The elder son W illiam was son of his father's first wife (a Miss Whitaker) sister of U. and U. Whitaker possibly. The younger son Miles sprung from a second inarri.ige with li’rances Cioodwyii. The male line of buth these sons is as far as I can ascertain extinct, (that of Miles certainly an). Miles married Rachel Somba of Charles C:ty, His two sons, .lohn and Wilson Miles died unmarried. K'izibeth, (horn ISOI) died 1M3,)} and I'Vaocei their sjsters married respectively Cliristophor Curtis at)d John Morse. Wiiijaiu Cary, the cider son, married twi^e, first a daughter of ^ady Rachel Cary, by wboo* lie had ai) only child, William, wbo died a minor. I|is second wife was a daughter of Josiah Mas- seoburg, by whom ha had an only child also, Thomaa W. (the W probably sUnd- ing for Whitaker,) of this Thomas W. Cary, I knoiy only that he was appointed clerk of Warwick in 1815. 'I'he time of his decease I can not ascertain. He married the beautiful Kliz ihelh Middle ton daughter of Capt. Jos. M , by whom he had an only child, William U Cary born 1817. died 1833 unmarried. Uis mother remarriod a .Mr, Bain of Uold.^ boroifgb N. C. The William Cary whose will is i 1 pro bate io 1808 ia Warwick with meiiton only of his sun William, may have beeu i.d>‘iitiiCal with Tbos. W. Cary’s farther William. If you can throw any light un this subject, I should be obliged. I should like to obtain from you a de tailed goneology of the doscendants uf tbe Cary and Whitaker intermarriages to include ia my work. Unfortunately the records of Warwick county were destroyed in the late war, but thdij.] of i'ork still survive from which 1 have gleaned ipany itjupis fii ;'cgi;rd .to a}y own nsi^ie, but I am sorry to say, have uothing uf the Vyhitakers. f have the inteiitivu of ransacliiiig thesa recordi; aeaiu, shortly I hope, ^nd if I obtain any thing relating to your faiqily I shall gladly communicate it. I think it must likely that tbe Rev. Alexander Whitaker uf K)17 left no issue. Ynur family may bg descended from Capt. Isaac Whitaker and Mary his wife whom the .early records mention as living in Elizabeth Ciiy county, Virginia in lt32I|. William Whital^er cominis.sioned a J. 1’. of War wick ciiuiity in 178u is marked as dead in the county report of 1797. I have never been able as yet to trace the copn^sction of Thomas .Otry of KGl with th« main steqt of our Virginia stock but ^ am constantly aijding to my means of solving these knotty geologir cal puzzles. My ancestor, Col. Miles Cary, who emigrated about 1C50 to Vireinia and settled in Warwick cuunty, and died there in 1CC7—was the father of four sons. Thomas, Henry, Miles st^d William. The line uf Thomas is in volved io much obscurity, and «an at present only be traced by guesswork and conjecture. The line uf Henry »nd Miles are beth centered in myself, who am the repircsciitative of tho fain'Oy in default of any known descendants from ThpniaB. I have two brothers and three cousins who .constitute the only moles of tho line of Miles tbe 3rd sou who was born io 1C55. fbe i^ourth son William died in 1713 ieaying otaav daughters and four sons, Harwood. I^iles, William and John. A Miles Cary died in 1724 leaving three sons. Mites, IFhomas and Nathaniel. The unnjsrried descendants uf these Cary’s I have not yet been able to clas sify into their proper faos'^'t’S but I am dispoBjwi to think that tbe Thomas Cary from whom you all descend was of the eldest line still I cannnt prove it. Thomas ,Oary the eldest son of Col Myjes Gary the emigrant, married Ann Daughter of Francis Milner of Nasemond, and a Thomas .Cary .died in 17,)S leav. Ing three sons Thomas, J'ames and MUenr, I find trace of a James Cary in Nansemood Io 17,50, aod I think some of this family must hive emigrated to North Carolina. There were some Carys in Waka county, no,t a great while ago I believe. I find in 1776 traces of a .Miles Cary in South Carolina having a plaotatlon on the Cimgaree. He ap.. pears to have come from the neighbor hood of Sussex 0. H. Va. I shall be glpd to hbar from joif further, and if I ct^n aid you Io your resesrches further, I .|iope you will Ic^t one ^no;r. y.aryjtryly j&c., WiLsoji M. C^RV. Ter druajc again, bey t Ne, my love (bic-eough,) not drunk, but slippery. The iaet is, my dsar, somebody has been rut. blog tbe bettom of my boots till tbey are as aa^90th as glaas. (.BTTf.K FKON ANHEVItXB. Asiikvii.i.11, N. U, July 34th, ISTS. Mr. Ei>it*u You will see frnin my heading tbat our party has reacli|iil Aube- ville at last, and a veiv idi'ssant place, in. deed,do we liod it. N«t whi|t you wouKI call a city but a Ift'Ke tpwn with the bri|(ht prqipects qf Vioi{ opcneil up tn every aitvautagH ul the nurrnoflinK enuo- try. Tbe citizens anyiouiiljr aval the coining of two lailrnads wbieli are pro- ■resting very tspiiilv. anil thoy preiiict a 4 'ixltng Inture fnr this town amnnit tba hills ifs 80»a as its licnellts and lacilitivs em be K'von to the ciiiinti; at larire Q'litea latjje amount of bU'ine« is car. rieii no in its cenire anil thin in aeeounlKl for by theliicc 'hit tberu Isa larue back ountry whieli Hluinst rniircl; depend ent upon A«hi:Villo. The crowd ol yisitors tills ye^ir ia astonWhiau, alninit all the private houses takm); hoar>ler.i, anl the crowtls nn the streets at all time present (tuite a holiday appearance, e.>uiini; tbe town to ouinpare lavornUly with ininy ol our l»r({« waterlnu-pU'-i'S. Sinre I bnve been in Ashevillp the opportunity has pre sented it^ell of viiitin^ ininy places of in turc»t, anil amon^ tlieiii, Italil .Mountain Ilf which your romleis Imvi! Iioird so much riiU mountain is altoiit twenty intlrs from Asheville, an I in onlir to rciicli it, one niot psss tliiouijh Ilinkory Nut t) tp, one ol tiui most picturefqiii* anil romantic ol the i{a|is ol' tliu Blue liiil)>i‘, anil as our mail lay aliini; iilile the luiiuniains, llinkoil by a btautilul m 'Uiitain stream, wii had a plenijll oppiirtunily ol l)i-b ililin^ tlie secuery of tliU chain ol mountain'. II 1 eouM wiito with thu fttyiil iloQin'nce of a I’rentici', or cvoo poss'.'iseii thit alis irbini; love lur the niitoriil, ai did the I nncutcil Uryaijt. I wiiijlil try to spig,k ol the beau ty, thu suliliuiity of Nature's inonaiclis. lioeW pile I upon rnck wa.sei-n lilting their heaila in solema ^r.indeur until tbe eye ivuuM almost wrary wlieo it cQijI I bo re lieved by a eoveiiii)' of tho richest |;reen that edged tlieir rigged siiies, Tbo bar. mony and solemnity uf such scenes will produce ij Iceling of awe upon any one, ami this fueling is remlered pleasant aul ofteqcii tp 11)0 senses by tbo inurmurlni(s of the little aasca,1e.s tliat dash down tbe mountain-siiles. Mr K litiir, such scenes lire best pictured only in tho song of the liirii that sinKs ol c.iuip aoil hill and dale, anil I feel a III were only ijusicrating the sulijsct in attumptlnj' a iiu8ci-li;tion. There are n'lite a number of plarcs ol interest arounJ Uald mountain, and il space would allow, I would 0|>eak at. length ol' the FalN. Chimney R ick, ami the C«vi:s. There are some caves in Bald mountain caused by a spliUini; away of the rocks, le^vinii vast lijsores which have only been discovered rocently. lloweVL-r there arc no occasins ol fear tbat this peak will eventually be c.>ms a volftUQo as thoje pfculiarities are very satislantorilv explaineil by our 8iat> (luologlHt, I’rof. Kurr. I sh ill visit other places in a lew da.ys and will write.yeu on my return. Vtry truly. TKAVItr.LUB THOUGH Lm TO SIGHT. Thtn the followlug line no ono that we wot of is more friquently q’loteii: '‘Though lost to sight to mtiin'ry doHr:'^aud jet how c\^mpar^ti?cly few—no, uot one ten thouitnd —are Hwiirc of its Qrigin. Jf will be lound in a soni; coinpoSHd of two staui^is. wriuoa abimt thu yenr I700 by a Mr. Uuthven Jeokyn;)—poet entirely un koown to lamo —ind published in th Greenwich A^agnziQe for i^arioers. Aa the proiluction is short, and the pertry gooJ we may as well give it entire : "Sweetheart, good hyej the tluttering sail 1m spread to waft ino far from thee ; And .suiuT before tht« I ivorito ^iile My ship shall bound tho eca. Porchanee all desolate and forlorn, Tbe'to »yes ahull miss thoe many a year ; But unforgotten ovory eharm-- Thouf;h lufll tc ^ight. to mom’ry dear. '^Sweetheart, good bye! one lunt embrace! O oruel fate, two soul^ to sever 1 Yot In this beartN moAt uuured plaoe Thou, thou alone shall dwell lorevers And still Haiall noolleolion trace In Fancy’s mirror ever near, Kat^h «>n)lle, each (ear upon thlit faoo Though lost to sight, tg nit^m’ry dear.*, THE ROANOKE NEWS A1>VKKTISING RATES. SO 00 30*0 40 CO iueo CO 60 65 00 76PH AnVKRTISKMKNTS. glON PAINTERS Wanted fn every section of the tJoited Statna and I’rovluoea to aiiaweia tbisi^ verllaement. Adilrea, DIXIEL K BKa'tTY, WssblnutoD, N. J. Dae. Uf HAPHfNKSSOn MisKuVris TUB QUKSTIO.N I ,110 Dr. W. K. lloyt of 8,5 voara aueoeaanil pructloa Kuaranteea spend v and |i«,rnian«ut oiirorfall chronle, Seroful ujs, I'rivato, .S.vplillltle and t'HiiiaIn DIsnaseH, Hpcroia* lerrlKoi, or aell.aluiMo at IiIh Medical In- ►tltiito, Aciin it Clieiie.v lllook. nnpoalte tba City Hall I’ark, Svraoiino, N. Y, Med- leino unnt to all parU of tbo U. S. and (^anada. Don't bo (lueeivod by advertla. InifqiiaokM wbo tbronji our lariio oltlea, but oonsnlt l)r. nox'torsend for circular treatloK on hla Hpveiaitica lo hla 1*. o. Ilox 27'!. L.VDIES. My Rroat llqnld French Kouiedy, AM IK DK 1'',:MME, or Kemalu Friend, Is uiilalllng In Ihn euro of all pain ful niid daoKeroua diseases of your aex. It iiiodaratiis all excess, and bringa on tbe monthly period with ri'Kularlty. In a|| nei voua and aplnal HlUmUona, palni; |n the liaek or lluibs, beavlneis, fatl|{Uo on kUvat exertion, palpitation of tho heart, lnwn«M« Ilf spirit, byatorlea, alek headache, wbltea, and all p.thiliil diseasoa oceiisloned hy a disordsroil ayNleiii,lt utfei’ts a cure whan ml other means I'liil, Vrloo p^r Hot- lle, sent by inail, l>r. IT. K. llovt. Box *.27(1. SyrainiHo, W. Jf, Nov a") 1 y. gt-'iiooL Tli’AcirinraT You ean easily Inerenso your salary by hy devoting a very Hmiill portion of your leisure time to iiiy Intereht. I do not ex pect you to eanvasr, far my eelebrateU lleatty’a I'lsnos and Organa' unless yoB N«e tit to; but the service I require of you In both ploasant aud prolitablo. Full partloulara Iren. Aildresa, ' DANIKI, F. UKATTY, WashlnRton, N. J. pjockY "iiibuNT .MILU, ^ ROCKY MOUNT, N, 0. January 1st, 187^. We are now prepared to furnish th^ trado with SIlKETINaS, siiiRTmas. PLOW LINfSS and COTTON.I YARNS, all of the best quality and at low prices. Uvr tellies striotly net cash, ^0 days. Address BATTI,E & SON, "an 3( a lioeky Mount, N. 0. 187S. 1878. N ADVBltTlSEMENI'. _ ATURE’S NOIILICST REMEDY^I UKin'Oltn AI.UM i ikon SI’KI.NCIS watku AN1)M,\S». “ElBelont for throat disoases.”—Dt. t'ar- rlniston of Va. “SpeciBc in Skin diseaaos.”—Dr. Allen of N. 0. “Uneqnaloil for Scrofalous atl'eetlon.”— Dr. VValkar ol Yu. “Priinpt and bonenclal as an allera- tlvo.*'—Prof- Dunoan, D. D., lato Preat. Sandolph Maeon Cullgge. ‘‘RpJuvenatijiK on persons worn with toll and care.—Dr. llalv^i of Va. "Invaluable for Nuuralgia.’'~l)r. Harri son, N, Y. “Rui;ulatS3 the Secretlvo Organs,—i)r. Christian ol Va. “Purities the Blood”—Dr. Langhorne, Va. •'Sueooasfnl In Dyspepslft"—Prof. .laok- aon, Univ. of Pa. “Lias noomiiil j'or Chilla”—Rev. Klllsoii C. Dodson, Vii, “E.\cell6nt 'I'linlo Di,urotio”—Mod Asso. ofVii. L’Ii'k. •■•Unsurpassed lor diseases peenllar to Wonian.”Jolin P. Metteaur, H. D. L. L. D. of VlrKinia. '‘Well adapted in ,Ulcerative alfec- ttons.”— l*rof. Mq irinan, .*•!. D, Va. “Nonohavoa «’lrt«r range of useful- neas.”—Vo. Med. Montbl.y. ‘ Very valuable for Stomach, Liver, Klkneya and Bowels.”—Hon. Landou Orougs, Va. ' •‘Poweifiil Natu/al RemeJy."—Prof. liai dln, V. M. I. PRICES:—Water, H cask op doz J SAL., 1I0TTI.US; t3 FOB 6 UAlj., OKMIJOHN ; 30 OBNTS PKR aAI.I.ON. MASS:—fiOoKNTS ANn$l noTTr.B, $2 50 ANDI.'i lIAIiP DOZSN ; $.5 AND $10 DOZBH sent postpaid. Liberal terms properly graded to whole sale and retai^ dealers. Analvals and direotlona with paub package. Full proof of all claimed sent free upon application Sample supply frff tq fjby^lcians desiring to test. Tbeie eharmlng Spriogia are open for visitors and Invalids tbo year round from and after Juno 1st, 1878. Board $35 a month; $10 a week, $1,50 it day. Convey ances daily from Lynehbur;; to Springs, ’ 12 mllee distant, over plna«ant roads through plotureaque country, «99u,ei41ng with all the trains, Round trip tiokets froifi all points BwiUi and North at re> duoed rates.' Bnildlngs all nqw or tbor- oiigbly reHtted. ^re and acoo^modatlona flrStielass. Skillul resident ' pbyalotan.' A. M. DAVIES, Prest B. A, A I. Springs Oo„ Lynchburg, Va. Bold by A. R. ^SUX^LICUFFKR dt BRO. Weldon, N. C, June 26 C n. i C Ii O T H I N G I SPRINO AND SU.MMER STYLE? JtisT Rki'kivkd At Noaili Wiilkcr rftCo'a No 113'*yeaiuoro Street. FINE DIIESS SUITS, FINK IttiSI.VE.SS SUITS, noys' AND YOUTH’S clothing, A full lino of all grmlns of Reaily-Made Clothing tor Bo>'h, Youlb'n. and Men, from three ycers old up at piicos to suit the ilini’ii. Woknopalitbe latest Htyles of Gents’ Fiirnishini; (JoihIs on band. Samples on hand. Clothing and Shirts inailo to order at oor Ualilinore house at sltorl iinlico, at naltloioro prices. Plea:ie give us a call before buying. NOAII WALKER A CO. ll» MVCA.MOKK. KTUEKT. I'pteraburKi Vs. ALEX. F. SflORT, ) ^ Augnts. J. OKO, WILKINSON, J ROtiEli ATKINSON-Salesmon. Oct 3-1 Y M KTALLIU BURIAL CASES FQR PorNons wishinfr MetaUio Rurlal Cases ean alwiiys obtain them t)v applying to me'^ at the Store of Mea^rs. W iuliold «t Kinry‘. 1 iMu a,tlll keepins, as horetofore, a full aa« B>rtment oi'the Very Hest CASKiS, ai the Very Lowast gripes. In my abaeuoe from Weldon,* Messrs. Winfield *t £mry wII} deliver Cases to persoos who may wia^ thorn. /AMES ^rMMONS, apr 4 1 .Q Weldon, N. O. The UNDBRSIIiNED VBRlT reapeutfully calls tbe attention of the trade » his extensive stock of domestlo and Imported liquors, lo which he is still making adilttlods at:d oonsistiug of pure BTE ANP BQURBQSI WiaiSKIE* French, Apple, Blackberry and Cherry Brandies, Jamalca'iiiid Kew Btijriaad Bom j London, Tom and Hollain.. '^a, Sherry, Claret, Rhine and^ Sou ppernong Wine. Seoteh Mig Pofpif , aifd a v*ry lawe lot of , RECTIFIED KjfHISKEY which I am offering at priaaathat.aMwV fail to Biva aatlametion. 8. W, BELDNQIt,. _ apHl Va ' aiBoMiolio ' m Art.

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