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WIFEBKATBHK AND THEIK WN'
Joseph P. WalL a pastry cook of New
York, kicked his wife to death, and has
been sent up for fifteen years, i If be bad
stolen a ban el of crackers be would have
got twenty . years. "r-Jiaxiange. : .
Why should not sucb a deyH incar-
nate oe hanged for such barbarity?
ir i- v -r i . '
vv ne-poisoning, wue-ueaung, wue-
killing, is, getting to be very com-' I
mon. it appears to be one ot toe
T . mi - m
evidences of our .advancing civiliza
uon. xi you iok your wne ana en-
danger life ( thereby, jou may escape
with light punishment either througn
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ine aeiects 01 me criminal law or tne
sentimentality ot Judges. ;
Ihe press of- JNorth Uarolipa-at
least the Uemocratic press is united
in tne opinion that wiies driver, or
it it n ' ' 1 I I
ladKtn, is a nrst-ciass urute anancn-1
Wrt.srvM thP haltor, Tfthi villain
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did nojikill bis wife, it was not surely
because he did not beat her often
enough, and wilh large enough sticks,
and did not kick her brutally. enough.
, He beat her with hickory sticks time
and again. Wheu he is sentenced to
uve ye'arsiu the county, prison for his
dastardly conduct, brutal beyond be-
lief, Judge Kerr is held up before the
legal profession and 'the country as I
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having visited upon Driver exoessive,
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iniuMual and cruel punishment.
We had never read Judge. Reade'a
opinion until quite recently. We wil
not undertake to say, after reading it,
that Judge Kerr did not in his natu-
ral indignation against tbe monster
- sentence him to a punishment that is
greater than the law allows. He may
have done so, for aught we know,'
and the i Supreme Court may , have
thought itself bound to decide as it
did. : If the position of the Court is
correct, we can but regret that some
other Justice was not selected to
write the opinion. Judge Reade is
a man of intense bitterness and in
tense prejudices, and he has not
liked Judge Kerr, personally, for
twenty years. He knows how Judge
Kerr despises meanness, and ' how
. grandly he has borne himself through
the trials of the last ten or twelve
years. Judge Kerr, be it remem
bered, was one of. the victims of the
Holden-Kirk war ' persecutions, and,
was jailed by the order of 'Holden,
in connection with the "venerable Dr.
Roane, Hon. : Josiah Turner and!
others, without the slightest cause
under heaven, and in violation of. the
constitution and civil liberty and the
rights' of man. Justice 'Reade
knows that probably no man
in North Carolina has so deep a con
tempt for the "exhausted J udiciary w
of 1868-'7p as this same Judge Kerr.
J udge Reade knows, well how to-
"bide his' time" and nurture hia
malice. He knows, too, how ' to
strike with his pen, for, it is keen and.
piercing. Read the deoision careful
ly then, and we think the critieal
reader will be able :.to discern some
poison mixed with the ink. There
are expressions, as. it appears to us,
that ftre specially and nnnecessanlf
. buing,;andiWe can; imagine how-jthat
' plaeid, balm, jesuitical face of Jodge
Reade's snowed a ripple of delight as
he traeed the words. It would have
been.; , well : .if some member , ot the
Court who ffc not such a gpod hater
"aa open entrusted wilh.tbe , work of
reviewal. .-; i- ''' "
The Raleigb' JVt0 baa demanded
that buK statuio5'lawV should be re
viBed, and that adequate punishment
' ,e proviaea tor htx&panaa ,no
treat their i wives inhumanly. i Thi
should be done bVall mean'a."' Xt' toe'
supreme Udurt 10 right, and if a fiend
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like Driver cannot bo put-in jail for i
bore tban one month, then it is high j i
time the laws were overhauled and
driver cantiot le properly 'panished:
iben society is injur
pf our people will d
iur people will be damaged, erime l
gQ .unpumsnea to a great extent.
i.n4 wUe beating will be finally lifted'
into, one' of the fine arts!, i A writer inl
tha Raleigh 1 1 Observer, whom we take
to be g lawyer, insexkmining 'a de 5
j Jfenco of the decision. of he j&iprem
Court says: - s -. - '-i
1 "We see no grounds to "thank the eourt
for a decision wbicn wilMettei the handa
at justice nd eocourtge cruel husbands to
hat thAir hplnlpsn wivAfl ftnn Amimv thpip
9m&tMpritig. ' It wonkr hattf been nor
wretch remaia in prMon. where he could
do no further deeds of violeoce.
The Charlotte Observefjliaq some
remarks basedTrpoflP tlrer supposition
l - hat Driver cbud, only ; be I punished
tor two years. . Tb. following para
graphia worthy of consideration:
uBut wfaat shall be said of a code of laws
Which places a : wife, or for tke matter 1
thai any other perauo at the mercy of a
prute, and tells nun mat ne may mnict any
paroaruy snort ot death upon nis-victim,
UIB VIUIIUJ, I
and that the courts can do; no more than I
imprison him foroe.! -It is little
What is the theft of achicken or pig, in the
inu lnthfl nnnArnr (n lt influence trnnn I
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which Driver has stained the name or me
6UU wniie corenng a uwn w,m unwyiog
. . ... . . . . ... . js I
infamy ? Yet the law allows
i one to be Sen-
r for ten veara
fenced to the penitentiary
imprisonment In Jail tor ft
Qh, Justice, JiawflVBth folly and
wroas are jone in tbv name! We f
ventare t0 8ay that every Justice
the Supreme Bench has! tried
vict many a fellow for crime
almost white as virtue itself
compared with the blackness
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Ver8 demoniacal' conduct towards I
um wilt. i I
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The above was written some days
We have just read an excellent
server, of the 27tb
not conclusive, and keeps the Su
preme Court about in the
ment it is left, by Judge Kerr
card.- Our article is already too long
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itu icii c iiiiu luain ftvraij 110 v a 1
lA'tU nii-' ArmAk Xfi. srWn: t
au vuvii v a uvivuw a
Wo filial, .trilialilv rAimr in it in mM- I
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onn. 1 eei chnwa ihit .1 nnnR I
K.n compit w.. wel. taken-
w. a. wsanj " " v..- -
that the Court acted upon b iarf
Dlnlnmnnlo that it . 1&llfa1 thot. I
Dbai(uici.bO . aw mw...vv. wumv a
l"inj0 xr--, hit,;nfl'tt1 . niiniab.
lJuagexverr naa-inmcieu a puuiau- i
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ment that was cruel without knowing
the facts' on which, tbe punishment
a a - .! I a a 1 J I
was iounaea inai u naa ueciareu
without knowing the facts that one j
month was the highest pumahment
rii- MnA Mr.0;Bhat. tho flrim. I
inai voue uvea uy. imw.wu yoau i
ii:- .t. i:.:. t
iuo couuby jau m uum, ui iuili.uu-
mont fi- all nffannma hnt that for I
certain offences defendants may be
imprisoned either in the State prison
or county jail for ten years,
"Now no offenee referred to in Section
9fk nhantArita ia naif an diabetica! . aa that I
pf which Driver was convicted. Is this I
iialux unconstitutional; uu cruel in lis pro- i
vinna Jt tha Hnnreme Court aav so ll
they choose; no one will be likely to agree
with them in their conclusion. ;
The writer also refers to Judge
TAa n;m;An ; i,a UsoVina a.u
Reade a opinion m the HiJskina case,
in which it waa decided ((that a man,
claiming to be a Revenue' Collector
of the United tatfea, may go intp
the chambers of our good citizens and
may insult their wivea in the grossest
manner, may tie them with ropes and
otherwise abuse Xhem, and yet the
man so offending cadnot be punished
at all by our State courts." He
further says, and every true man will
appreciate the point and value of the
remarks' "' i ' M' '
"Well, U does seem that we have reached,
here mNorth Carolina, a dreadful extreme
A man may beat his own
so diabolically, as toetaii
ial and social annals, and
nan misy heat his own wife so bru-
tally, so diabolically, as toetain forever our
udiciat ana social annais, ana yet a proper
regard for personal liberty requires
iquires that he
shall hot be imprisoned more than two years,
? et 11 ne only steals a enicxen ne may oe
mprisoned ten ydsra Chickens ari better '
protected than wives by our laws, accord -
EU1VIUUII, BUU IIUUIUI ki iivsudvu av
enter our bed chambenr and inflict outrage
upon our dearest objects affectkjn, pro-;
tided they .wenld.have a daim to actio the
Character or under color of an officer of the
uenerai vovernmenii nay vruu spceuujr
'-Lmwi ti tmhint Ptailiit Uf
ter man. for permanent i-resldent 3of
that body in the abaeirod of Vice
President Wheeler? How oomes it
Unf Ihe in.es bf the
aw uaoo Huaav aa. w- f ,
t : i 1. 'i.f;..! IW.iHa ' Aifa ai,i.
men?. It eannot that he , has en
pent .iti&ifi. h-wd f Uimaelf
only too anxious to acirve lia party
aaring thePreaienttet 'eiubroglid of
. and cruelty to wives annears 1 1 Iwwuut aiT ii! ! iWrt nht kinro"?
. : ! i.1 Went the. Insane roor of JSorth I Tr-".
asort ot " epiaemic. ,, , if the Jaws t w iJ ' . "u tf,ainu; 4rili.:.how.-jW.. kln4v
. . .v . -N- I Carolina ara in t.hei kfleninm m linon i jr w imwiwimf j
-- n m a K. M mm a a n a ; mm n . mji aa i ar . K f . w
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l , :. , '..turl
U It- mi'u' ttl
' i i lit i inT Tir-T -n ffi I
f HR BOABB
iBRSno Asvlnm will fmAl. tfnrrhwr:
heir wise Oversigbti their inieligent
eoommend ftiTens, and !their joi t Ind
uraane actlott depeuq much of the H
trusttbey will -use beirbiest yetf-
vca w was aiiu cisi b uii ul lucii iu- i
to induce the next legislature J
o make more eeMrois aoDronria.
j. n . , .i , jr, r Tr ;u i
ions ifor; jtbe Jnsane.KPeor. ofionr I
he mitten iiM iiiBfot.4.TOo7TS5!i1
jxJr capa as shall be necessity tot well I
take eare of tbe inmatesj Weart
poor,it is irae, dui our jeopie-cannot i
afford to have it said that : we do less j
for the most unfortunate o( God'a J
creatures than do the .people ,of 'the I
Other States, i Let the new Boa,d and
trovernor Vance move upon the next
i ' r i n ; ,V1 -.,.... iuo?
legislature in aona pnaranx, ana tne
kTeM mu8t 8tand bv them to' the end.
The Board have an imDortaltlwrk
D do'at once in manning the Asylum
i T P
wilh faithful, exoerienced. skilful and
vicuii niuciinicuucnwauu uiuvwin.!
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W bebirid Tir&initfJ'oV. iudeea.'be-
miarDuie id oi&kuik Drovutoa tor j i
We trust they will consider the' wel-
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f tf lte Haate creatures
Fh0 f1!610 ! taken care of-when
they seW persons to fill, the various
. m .
blaces. The February- n
Hence it aava. J-m , . .....t
. j ! . i . ,.r
1 ..tt- iu. i-'V
, uuuu uie wuuie, ur. uniauiu ,iuy wu-
mtn fata himself that' interference" bv the I
1 xjcuioiahui a Tci t uiiAcu auu tci t t ana i
tleT and of lateyews a very inexperienced
unfortunate inmates' into the asylum, and
t pa pray that hejhUiless hand of the
politician r may be kept off such sacred
Mgf - " -
The Presidentvetoed the-ailver
1111 1. w iininuuuji lsid .LUJuau uw v. w atw
L j,t2-j v 1
ua 1 mv tvy hi. uanDtsn iv ut iuvw wcaeau
.mA.thid ; TKa Nnnofa
s j l . .
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vulhu Bl. JUUUblKCWI t UTttSli I
,ore ! broaght to eby bond-
bolders, and it may possibly cause'
i. '...I. 4!K.u.l1u
miih II I III lilt? LU HUU3 UllLcrCUblY irUUI
.t. rrt- t ,
what thev did refor. The Frest-
w nab tucjf uiw uciuic auo j. icop
dent's messao-e contains an absolute I
1 atatement-rthat, the bUl im-
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pairei the obligaUons ot a contract,
and that it changed the standard lof I
value. We have again aridagain!iex-1
'4 .:- f-if-' it t'iS-.V I
ot lacia. xue apiar, to ,pe remone-
1 ; 'i .t V'l ' AJ' '1 ,
wea is ine very aouar maj. was .ae-i
mnM;. a;i.;nn,iioi .-,
morei no less, and the very standard
cf Value' that was a part of 1 tne: origi-
' w n n -i a f-j
bal contract between the
j . a . 1 a a I a
ment ana tne Donanq aer. s yi: i
p. s ThVSenau., also, tWd the
bill over the President's veto by a
vote of 46 to !. :; u V i i
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doea in North caroUnVthan it would to
n a free school In; t very school district
for six months m eacbyesr. But we can't
do wilnoat our, dogs, tiey are so good to
catch a sheep. Winston, tfentinel , ,.1,,.,. . .
I That is right, put it to them. .Th
tbeep question, sooner of lateral will
attract tbe attention bf every lntelii-
gent: farmer in Ndfth Carolina.'' The
time will come' when ttie people 'will
appreciate the value of sheep raising,
and then the timid politicians of
North Carolina may ehape themselves
for bolder and truer; men I'bere is
no reason whydur well-favored State
I may not become, one of the, great
' , nrnAn.:ntr States of the tlniori.'
. ,r . .. 0 -. w .i'. i.
I we are aDunaantiy suppiiea wiin.aii
npp.Msarv-tirff' tfTrrnrjer under.
. iiVi abti
standing,, of tlfi ,: prpfitAb jeneas , p(
sheepi growing and i a good 6 kiw i
1 to ! aappress ' the million, more
Ur lless- tanprbfitabl dWa' -whd
i (j ,, , .. - . .... v, j ,1.1
devour the substanbe' of the1 poor,
J atan. source of vexAtiop1 ad exp e nse
T 1 "j p " 'J Jf ' u " :i ,h Fa a vr ": . iTi
gnp i A few have, and they will ccbj
jr. . ltiZn 4UwWiiUv.i
Bwuig uaa uecumc muuigan.,
I ' a r .4 it
4 We tdWjfnitnepaieri
I r.vwil1taS: w .tadwmdiHtlktlk ..
) ,i v t:-m. Y t?r aw
ttgqFPaa war againsUhe mmiXm
bf dogs. He speaks out boldly against
, , , lU.t. 'Oo-TO
I it. r ii n rj; 7 r..i I 1 TT-nrTi j " t.-"-?;! ahead, r. tbaae.nr botuflmlderiL aa-ft laA T . -
uu I me XTtz tt iurvHtu iacuibm v vui ith i . .. . ,, , - . , , T i rr-""" ' j
IT ... , ' I linuilaAa in H'.nF ilu kwHnaia . It. 1 l,- . . .. . . I in ST
to con- edited by two.able,. pbysjmans, vi-1 L.J 5a-.V. 1? 'TTTT irj' lo ?
that is dently appreciates the ihiportance of Yn - - . . . , . .t,,:.; lftfUr.fo- nin' behind: i. !4
when t conducting the Asylura;upon bureau t. iT.-.' w .tif i.-t sometimes the Case, and then have the I few
01 JJri I ltftrian a.nn nht trnnn nnlitinal himih I . - . " . . ' ' . I linnrlhnMpra stpn In and lab p. tlie frnitflof I "
AV . TIKI mImK i ' Tn TO Tj
J'l V-rfi 11 1 .! 1 II J II 4 F I II - I -t
1 llm I l . ...a I . 1 II 1 . . I V t I 1, I
iii ii i Tir- -
W vifSmfdm fftSJtqO
rowing. atifnenw -rr?gW ;
tateL0u hf; dflg Bd "rmUpn.
vi . ut ZiuJru uuauri mJm bvpdj
teopfe in the wldiwW
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Cep too thav i wawc i.aout.'raetM
Pj i?-i- 7in ;-m ti-tri ?t i )it'j
wwww - wTOfpM"y
7 ' j ,
V m bmm 'mmm
aV?wte J$htT Sment
almon. and the, Vppe J? ear got 7P,Q9 Q I
tntil every, stream in e, Stable, is
.1 well Blocked. , The Legislature should 1
, '.si;! i; int. . I i. . 1 1 j: il
fas .every prpyisiouecessaiy to
Jhia nn1 r-
this god. . v, . - .,y.,,ii
j w6 hbDe the House bfHenresel.
tuaM? ETt.T III V I IMVU , UlilKOMl T V 1
-XI" Hwi? lue HK8
kllKir f mil K. IL IM H m ntl; Till HI nf?HH I I
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tUB pe uaye oeeu, eagaget
iii. ,, . , i , I
" "oia logies, liKe iianmoai nami
iin vnn . nn va nom mni nAOPiu o 1 1 i
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wui never me nappy wnnoui geiing
U abusive privilege restored, . Why
ne aousivo. riviiejresj.oreu,. tv.iiy
'bey desire the restoration of Ue,
raim g nuisancer, fiiey C, o
en4 W speeches .anUi aocuraeuta
the people nay their postage
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aw . '.a . -i 'i I
A good salary ooght tebe4
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To oar Smithville correspondent we axe-
IUB UUIIU Ul VUMUtJ WUlUiruw.u..
in Be8sion aiace Monday, No business
of moment to the tax-payerahas been trans-
ed except the reiK'ol;JWge;RuM in J
reference to the suit of the couotv. aaainst
r . . ... " . . ,
Hated that three of the bondsmen' had set-
i,, ti., A'ifcn-i I
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i uunnxti auu uubid. aa uag uuica w w a"-j5
Will givethe county four 'it
WithJ which ui pky up the n
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v s"eutsianaing, and irom au i. came
I L.I11 nia aaiArai fuaikia onnaia. '(mi dallftj
I WUI uu,v mvi auu vvwaaa w . .
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: That the day of peace and good, wilt has
at laAt' arrived' waa vai-v. nvident at the . tre-
If " r.t '"".'1 7' J V.J.V
SeotmteUng'Ol the Court Politics wore
!or once dropped, sua there appeared to
i good and klndlyfefeling exhty ted snipn
,11 classes' and paetj8.Y t'J j
I Th f ollowlntf aM the itatislics of Bflias-
cfcfor tlie yBar'1877: NoJ acres oi flail
lift? goats, 884; caitlei 8rlij Hags, I8,4a8f
neJep1, 4,948. ? Total yaluatioh of therame.
Uon, from 1875, of nearly six hundred thonv
Mo4idellana;.di 'yii.id iiiw'-'-iiT,
j On Wednesday the County Board of Ed-
hcaion was in session . . The reports from
the:;;varus V iouffWP:- BfeMfisU,
at the tim of 89 eentsjj?to.f '. ,
.a sJI n a . .
i .The fuDeraJt.ot, lbs 4me-R.Il. fifaat;'
whose sudden death was anBouneed In our
paper on da' m
terday afternoon, ai j .oaioerrpm Qi,
Paul Episcopal pbarck, his lemtytiDS Wing
followed 'te; their,1sst resting place- bjr Ma
4e numpr pnis soripwiMjcaiaj
friends, wieelndjngthe anembera Dapec
Fear Lodge N.a; aWdriotfrjedge S?,1;
opfeh'fod Tonbyf a1 fehl'sfnceyftr
twehtffiTiJflonars In m6Mf tail other
artitlest the imabeV and vahid of-wmettrte:
Is unable q iestina.te; a Pm. b; Iqej,
thn.thlftf ... i fr r
! Dniyj'stxteed coflflUeS,i'as W1
learn from tbe isaieign ftffCna9 yae,
in.M pf tha priiHepe yrahtPd hy aec-
tipn 3 of the act of. tne uenpral AtoembJj
efbruarV il:'186T.uo hd'each
debt to the, Joive 'qf jChf
tuiuuu auu iwiu reu.
a -m mr m. var -M i m m. .w j:i. m. m, . 11. Ka a
o masQ ine correcip, ana to learn i T-mnt"fr., '.WTifrrm r?wXTrit aenly tbe flames burst
K.V'AnJitinfJaUan Wo I sction.W that io the end tbe Compa- J ,JW ' .
baour river received so many.,, -We I r .--.'vh T"- i - t.' ,- !1 4 portion of the building,
S;jT i!-J;s. ii (is. ... -S . tr. . I IV will H tho mihpfIiii Ito miornintmit I ' 01
T .t : ! I llnnit Ika lina nt I hta mill will innMlilila IT r r ' J ' ' r
iope the fish culture will berConUpued i'ii.' uWu--;7. .iJUi I ?UnUv the entire store
-r nr s .j - , f v tiu biro lULicoocu kwu'hiu vi tw uauuuo i
0tmply.wisb. to tp.ake Jaffya W.ra;! chance of saving the corner building, occd-j f
fiVirvaoinr. Iha Inlal aaMtia nf !Btvwl'iwfU 1
dreriitt the ctidtytb tier whit tc fWcjbee, ftaHe.We;.. plahn, whiebwas sprmrently jbut slihtry
tored B7t- total 82 ' ThW' fio-iafheiic Heiwaa we &e most qf ihfl thneg; H4maged.n was iasoredsi for j fl.WO.fciith.
Kwei?e &Aran:&e4 and wasq,
suwMaK. auw av.aK ill, va mww--.w.
niuut itviucu n vacu uuuiva uia iiimiiiiwr l
wod 'ltir"Miroroftif f
1 WSW ifjUtoVf idl
lili'fl'j) ' I'ltiifit
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We1 are elad to see. by reference to in
fcifontt tJehnii &flty Oonwayare
now paying up all claims against that cot
potaUofU iWlwn tto Cowa passed into
favUiidi f 'Pfcsivshr' aoat two years
PtoftAl UuchdnjywttjA;be. worth-
w iB,Bwyoca upon wn uuvif. vita i t
1 1 a a j A.ja.a
kia whUh to fbl44-y Ttmslu unpaid
nearly all of whom reside Jo New York.
lbey'hveViOieh& legally responsible !
hUaLTcaTi. OrahT and an-
Wnrst4iiatliea fWbupplles furnished I
aloug tke Jise pt the: road. In this way
fbout, 1 75,V0p has pees paid to creditors in
which under the precedents established by
T - n0mm w aw
nmuug inemseivea m pan pavmemoi xoo I
-We feel sure that net imly lb employea
ud ijae resldentief the section through 1
which theoad caVs.
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In Una connection we wonld like to im-
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TniTi lr IT .2T71 I ill! . " Z .
press on our next Legislatn:
L'paing a' law Tor the be
kahlcs and ilaaofera;;
tare the aecessiQr
giving them a
;HblrWor withdtttpsyb for them
m.am.i.i .m.m a
r-- : - r - - T w -
crtts. - -!i u
i i-i - -
W'&MMfyP&faMat Eur?., was
departtre'l rt the ttsnai caa-
a and n.m undlyided attea
' tan'tniAAPO waa rvlalrr VlTll I
i rrrr"r. r rT i
expressed. especially in reference I
in place of dry measure, making forty I
vim, uij 111
kli'... .a.WkJa.V-1 il..-'--. I .
j be atWpdahee. upon tfas Court is very
mall; in fact, Mar behiod the. general ave-
The' kiud'and irrbahe manner of
lge jias won for ' bint the goodwill
ud. fespecl.! SaU.wbo have visited the
The only sensation on, Monday was I
aueqi, oy oooi Qur laaepoaaeBl ciuzens, 1
I . ia . ' : ; . . . m I
wao4wo maoo several, ana iross appear 1
l :t '1.: -I'lKyili SL-l'.-l
p .uwiumssisiah ciaws. ?janv i
t.t Ki4.-lrt,..i -WA , J
rnr:r! rr i
fhe'Pjwer.bf the Judge, which was prompt 1
ly executed. "I see, airj ihat joa are ia- I
toxiOated. and hot fallv aware of What ten 1
L .rrf-it, -.i --a t --r.
nn'T -Tfct-! "-ry4-?" ffl .1
on ien, ear. U wiu .noa have; the yonrt I
Thtlmebf the Court has beeh occupied J
L:'.':'W.'i.i-.'a'. ti-i -j -"''..a. Li..-i.i'-i
up.jft eueyeyeuiiuiiui pewj caaea, i
pruca iao .wiu wioi w iwucu, mmi i
Tuesday! eveuiBg a'Demoeratie caucus
f . , .
rafW, fttSfSfi! St WSi
Biuex Ape pouucai wuiauon, vuuavj: aupAra, j
&crhnd, aslant liiforaiea.ioofcf -the blKI
ttanon.aijt;r u.:-n i..: .i. ;
f MrL&cbardM JranL an old and prom-1
Inent cMaeatef Wilmfcgtoa; died suddenly
(restetda afternodn, , about 5 oIock, at his 1
f Ma lj7
Oir. urani Baa a svrome oi. panuysis, -Binco
itlJI icas tllit " - w .4..!
Btreej owin jLseejwayj ; DUjr.iHi .Mo aier-.
pooa'ce-mpiaeu w iwmy Twpwww.
i . -uTiTS 'aTiJ'Gi J aTaiUJl
the porch.wbere bOiTevteraied meo5ftpiint
touMrs. GraaL wbb insisted npoa ssndlne
ps,mfU ptone;- r a. jew. uuaqtes
M terwardsthia wif e dlaeovered bin in tne
tew maa'fn thfa. ommunftv were, better
known or m6re hfghV 'pected.' ' 1 ,
hhhj rntjim fct" lfc
L iriJr iWGl
UtfraHdnnf iaateaAcCteatyNwi i
'eataBwobattyIandtlle threa faaUtesTaawl
heir children ,poU,thirtyrflre Democratic : I
kathS. t J ?-4Jfc,
' ' '
:Ebett'1ea I tlA, fA1? "f8 WWtfS,! J
4fihu,dforiiaawd!Wp rrrvr'j :r,'r
4ttiiM4 strsetiuseilipriiicipaUy as a-Kferk43wa joVJ
then extend the. I to the crimes of false swearioe. and fraud I t Kiis rvKt at nnn tliot I horn troo rrk." nnoo Shin 1
Rwonnta. rH".ww-ullafHaj wiw 1 pied by McGarritv & Co.. th.- one adfoinine P
I ft. a iaf ' r .ii'i'jtf ftiL'aifft Jii4LVt J.k.'iJJi;f L.3
neal!Wnii bia? shaii r! construct between5 ' amticb'
Mon aftsfVgrag-bfttlied hirTast. Mr. 'Beiliid, )&m'mitWlpSL
nil nniin mh awwara pniiii rnn ami - vmna at -.
:'Vwi lIlT.; fod
1 1 -,! it.;rfH
DK9TBVCTIV8 COSrsVAPBJS VIQBW I
j Titt J MM tea C4e44V-6'aMH
I BaTrt f tke Vtr"MefarttSit-l
; . t i
PnfltisM t TLue4Su.iily fa
t;;nrv ..: 1 irv
I a.l.-.l. 1. it.- S a.t.t:.t a I
f o 1 f11 106 nre wasnrsr aiscoverea lnxoe-t
i I cr iwuua 01 wc Biruciure. w uicii is. uscur
.t m 1. 1 1 1 1. . 1
I as a store, ana wpicu opens on 4 ront
imiiii::wi)iu'oi viufikmi i ill .isov
? i 8 v i f SMr'1S,tJu zv'Jt v Uh r.
nd XmOpml was ftfKioiMS t'trmeM
utertaiaed that the tre pigbt3posibly
in. : ; :
tile :OUiiUID-. ID. 1
had attained sucb I
m i 1 a 1 . 1 ' . ' . t ' ?. f
i 4 - - s.-i - -r-
to the store proper, ia which there was aft
aonzMance t ot .the : neat xioa of ma-
upon, ;sqd 8UC-r
forth i froms that j
when J 'almost in- I
was apparently one
rdWl ahnet rtf AatMp xrhiph lannt nii ti i'
1 . , ...t tMimt. Zulu
AGMillUCIKUt lAllCaWUllK VUG VH Uylw U1UV&
with destruction and carrying .dismay to
Hhe he.rU of the spectators. Nothing
j,vj l.-'"' 2?t
the beat was so intense as to almost ignite
S.pog and un-
streams of water into-the
building, and 'evef 'and iaadn furhs
them upon somen of the$ sur-
ing structures, untijL , , oll 4 they
i rewarded for their unselfish .efforts;
seeing tbe . ruthless names getting
niore and more under their control, and at
4-1 'avi i tiijf CJ.t
task uiak uic ucvuunug eicuicuk wtu uceu
stayed In Hs destructive course.! 3 In speak
ing of the efforts of our firemen we iociode
o - - - t " w
aU, white hnd.colored, not Ibrgettiig the
(look and Ladder Company, lor, to te ef
forts of all combined is due the saving of
much valuable property. ; I v , '
i Beveral times the building on the north
east corner of Front and Dock streets' was oo
the vercreof takiair fine from the intensity of
ia..aL. . . . . - - .
we neai. ou. u w&ssodi wei.ov an occa-
gioual itream from the eoeines. It was
th nn.inir hn;Minr thi - rti, . 1
copied by Mr. Btolter, the rreedmen's Sa
vings Bank apd Mr. "W. P. Oldham's hay
and feed store, and some of them were cony
siderably damaged, Mr, , J,! H. .Nell's.
Saloon caught fire once, but the flames were
IUUU MUUgUUIKU. v j
At the late hour at which we write It U
impossible to give full reticulars of the J
coiillacration. and especially as regards ion-1
i ' . . . - - w ..... ,
Bnnnna . . t
i d ? to k ?r n
i , . ", !, r I
Which there was an insurance nt .4 Win in 1
r0101 r wM an, msnrance m 1
aeomnanv reoresenied-h Mr.- Not-wond
bj , Thmr . n Aht tK.. a
piles. There was, ne doubt, -ether insul
w wa -ithoni Ah,naKH,u?
1. . .i.a a1
f v,- f,rV1::fW.pf-'
hear that it was insured for about tlSJOOO.
the siock. which wis valued Kfabout
rv.iiMaai a TTorihtn krisnm nvir2
r- " ' - - v "
Norwood Giles 8.000. and with Means. LL.
taralnn A Bro in :ih.T.iMnial'nr
f . m 'Iit'-M!. 1 Ari''-
auv vuuuiug wviataavva iuti aj-fcvriv j,
Udngin to the Tiehken estatwhich
hnrii-til jununul m imntml fortl.
D00.withrMr. Giles.. and lor itlxOOOruwkh.
i fexlenL but we have hot the paflicul
Insured for tl.SOO with Mr. Giles. ' '
j Mr. ; 04ibam's building waa insured t6r
E80Q with Messrs. PeRosset Nbrtb.ro:Pi;
The, biiildiug oq. he .eoroer , ajidpg
l uuniy x o., anu pwneu uy fir. a.. t v ou
ooud cov.erea uy oiner insurance.
f.TbelosBpannot be staled witbanidac
i gree oi corness. But aeaDiiearoxj-
t"7r " v' .. . .
Faille wgiiieS theillre isiiaks
ui t fjimrno:
We teara that the bill' injro&cctW tbe'
oavWedeesday by a Mri MerrijnfSfi
xhjmeniion., ofwwfinadralo, oaf A
I feet sad f adenth of settTeet betea) fhtf
J level iand fprirailftto
1 Unr of War shall be authorized to purchase
waddby iaataBmeBtai asllaewot tafnnv-7
Plete4twaejtcertaift qavfeabj ijpdiespf,
I j &&!J?JP
T ' -i a : t . i -
p il frawfciefr ,Tbla. , we. sreB
Is-not the case, hence: the abate .ex&bjna-f
IUoii:r r - A - -i
Philadelphia ii Tifoes! - William
rTborne, a Stale Senator from North Caro-
udge Butler, t West Chester, for attempt
ig touseundue influence, over the. Jurv in
: antMt i ;?r;Herriifg
ire arriving in our market and are bringing
be exhorbjrtant Jice oisnty-flve caois
jer bhnch, Ten on-a buDch., It ia Willi
nfinite pleasure athat we'eso -stale that' 1
hrough the efforts of Our' city fathers and :
lie zeal OTotor excelleBt ciiy auditing, (idm
nittee.'for the past three years, theyitiave '
it 1 ast iSueoeeried iia , rid .log , Nwbenr ef
be beaTy debt which has been: baaclng -ver
n .yWiym sclf fcsrft ft ee is
lot now one dollars worth of city paper 6uj
:pos debarred SlUbB j40ryePrdy i
n4DWf,byDic a priapner hme ni.T
orarv jailor and the jailor n prisoner, " As '
esdty Shtrifli Ikidltnl was attendlag! rw
unney, the colored man granted a new
rial and ini jaibdn (jMAult ot paseed-; ,
)ul through the inner ioor sndr fastened it, 4
-4- TheX EpiscsrfJhurch WBath is said
osbe ihejQide3tajurcb,edmc iutae State, .
npsj of tbe,', material baving.beea brought,
rem Ungisnd before the Revoluti6fa.
rbJ)a)iloloLBtav511e, via Wiijston-,
vpuld save to the rnerchauls ana business .
niniTtif 6u?,YownX4,foBe'not less than !
QSfat J&H inidbwntleciof freishtsi.:
ine ui8iance is only about one nundreu.,
fod nlftee'h1 otweyjtalhdhronih'i
kouptry .WkewJB would col toomoaxatiyel v
liUle to build, at least a narrow gauge road. , ' '
P-t Jdge eud'at Hved at fcetne last week if
Irom Florida, and left again In a few days, ,
tor the Norih, where he goes , to consult
pftieigfi is: Abd thiei improvements 8iH
hpinV clrtrd rn Walnut otraAf . Riivrwit
4St fknt-' two prominent merchants of.
his town were seriously hurt at the tourna
nerit wmck came off at Fremont ou Friday
aat i uQoer itode blind saule, while Capt. -
v, rpae a poor horse, wQicu tsu crippling .
is rider seriously. The ladies of the
resbytenan, Church held a . festival on
.'uesdav "and 'Wednesday eveninirs. and
feaiized quite a, handsome sum for the sups
port eMhe churchy ...
-rr? Raleigh (ivcws: A negro tramp,
hile stealing a ride on .the freight train on -
he Raleigh & Gaston Railroad, fell from
eteen.tu hoxjcars, and had bis leg cut
ff. " His Screams of 'm.urder" alarmed
any J of tbe citizens. ' He was taken to
enderson yesterday morning, where his
eg was amputated. In the matter of
tfcElwee vs. W. T. BlackWell, trade mark,
n 'the Patent OlBce, Blackwell's motion to
ross-exa mine McJSl wee, and to oner, after
tseoverea tesumony, was argued rn the
'atent OfHce.bv Gen. Brown for MtVRlwee. -
ndCoir T. C. Fuller and W. A. Maury
oriBlaekwell.IThe Examiner decided both
lions in favor of Blackwell. - '
Oxford Fre Xance : Durincr
he1 month' of ' February ' the Register of
eeds issued twenty -six marriage licenses,
ine white and sixteen colored. Some
imti between' the hours of 1 1 addl2 o'clock
a ; Saturday night last many sleeping
itjzens of Oxford were aroused from their
osey1 "beds by a tremendous explosion,
rhieh seemed to shake the foundation of
heir dwellings, rattling. window panes and
tKJkmg upf' jack nerally. . All rushed to
heir doors, ia anxious alarm, and many
fend excited-were the enquiries as to the
ause of the embryo earteqaake. JNo one
as able to solve tbe matter which still re- .
ains involved in impenetrable mystery.
T-Elizabetb City Economist V 0 h
bnrsday morning, as several men were
ur nine down a vessel by ropes attached to
the mast, the mast broke and struck Wm.
bomas, a colored carpenter, ou the bead, .
illiog him almost instantly. For tbe
rarning of literary organizations in Eliza
eth City, we mention that a "Reading
lab" in Weldon has been supplanted by
Ud converted into a "Candy Stew Club. '
ames McDlrmet, one of. the survivors
f the steamer Metropolis who has been at
tation no. o; under the treatment, of Ur.
eaaei left on -the steamer Cygnet on the
9th. Capt John G. Chappell has been
removed from Life Station No. 4, and his
place supplied , by Samuel Tillett. i
BivAfee. colored ' Were Jailed last week for
preakfng into the warehouse of , AL. IUd-
M if IJal.BnillA
I sua An lotiei'eatiog' -ttarder trial "da
progressing at! warren uoutt-r-. P. Urant-
Northampton ; - J. W. Uar-
her tef tifiedv according to tbe Raleigh 0b-
etver, that Brantly , fired first,' but both V
shots were ; "almost simultaneous. Brantly
ired f 005 dimes , and . Moody three . times.
foody commenced drawing his pistol first
)id hot see Branlly pistol . 1 Moody was
irraed with. two .five-shooters acd a Bowie ,
-It-m ili.-ii. i--1 t - J- ' .1 1
KDite ioarieen incnea long, a repealing riue
riucaeven charges, and a large hickory
tlick. . . Garner bad . a conversation with
Jrantly two weeks before the homicide. .
JranUy said that? Moody had said hs had
been hired by Corstopben to swear to a lie;.
It was hard to take, and if Mood V told him
!ohe Would shoot him. As to character,
rilness tea,lifled that Brantly was a peaces-,
Ie mad,' and 'Moody a troublesome man.
i Ubaridtte correspondent of the
New; York Mining Mecord writes as follows :
aVv frmra in nhaA f a TTtiii4 Qtalne
trield of gold in, tbU Slate from tbe date of
11s uiscovery 10 ine-preseni time, ai $ av,
!00,000ip.Alfflost the whole ef this amount
lias beenobtslaed by operations carried on
bpoa "br 'hear" the surface of the ground .
wery little raining, in the proper sense of
ine termbas ever, nee n done or no aeep
miniok. except in' one'erlwo instances, lias
fever been attempted ' in North Carolina.
ia, lew. mJes, east, 01 .uuariotte, there is a
small stream ou ! what is known ss the
'Black" place. Where an , old curmurgeon
n ante bellum limes worked two negro
vonjen a portion of one winter, when they
:ould do, nothing else, and wkh. no ma
shl nery. except alo'g. rocker and a, shovel.
. 2- JaTLsii-iliS : -lJ i a- .1..".: 1 J
IUcoVi a W V JoVca lUo KU UI . Ilia EiUiU HUU ,
kratjet. w the branch' over: 2,000. Tour
lyrrespouueui usa sever. ,iixiea vituicu lue
oatloif' and bund' that oq each side of tbe
itreem. for some distance, every pan full of
hfiShqWed gold, pftep m grains and small
-AHajiovtejr VQ&er ver: . jmow , tnai
toff are PUithe-ragged idge of. spring, tbe .
nan .who remarked last failthat this would ,
bejaiwiatef o anusasl severity is ejatiledto
the ftoerm-TT-t The young Mera Christian
Kciure nigm oeiore iaau m accoiw-
odatioBr train on the StatesviUe road ran
hff 'the tract yesiert3 ay both coming in and
bojtigpiilaand il lheaamt:place both times, j
f T-Jt is understood that the last schedule
ba'tbe Blchmbnd ibDahvllld Railroad will
jointo opealJka, Sunday. --nA, hardware
:lerk in town has his idea of bell along with
heiolsteTs'. He thinks tha theformer
:sajtf" epokeu -of. ip - the Bible, -has passed ,
iwsy and that this is hell. .--Thp young '
Mtr'aTe sebdiog iirvftatfous 4o lhe Msrdl
urasjaalf U ove jibe joounvrysl governor
Bamptoh ITlff rtpyer""'' Vance arA hoth in-
bWectdred'' eeiaw countered: but
tt utwiouen nqvrixiat a oaie
r -r . - T I 7 " V
te-hfldaie wUH yeHb and toRehcottoo.'
The aav 2to n a T.nA-kIs-f ah XTImm tar ill
bioWtorv7w; as 'TheTanByearaore
i pf,(lteJf abash." Hs will be arrsyed in the..
it & 1