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The end ofUhe Cuban revolution
is evidently approaching. Alter a
long struggle, extending " through
nine years or more, the Cuban pa
triots appear to be nearing the time
when the last' armed soldier must
accept the fortunes of war and yield
to the conqueror; Enough have al
ready surrendered to make it- plain
that the liberation and independence
of Cuba from Spanish rule will not
be an accornuiished fact soon. The
beautiful, fertile island must still re
main a sparkling gem in the diadem
of Spain. But. the patriots have
made a splendid fight, and have
borne untold hardships with a forti
tude and courage worthy of success.
But fortune has been against them,
and numbers and resources have
proved too much for hardy courage
and great endurance. : Thousauds of
lives have been sacrificed in vain.
Like the ; South, when fighting five
times its numbers," they have been
partly starved into surrender. . The
want of men and provisions and mo
nitions have done the work of subju
gation. It is true there are insurgents
yet in the field, but they are broken
up into guerrilla bands, and are corn
fined to a small portion of the island
we believe. '
The terms given to those who
have surrendered have not been pub
lished, but we see it staled that they
. include amnesty for all past offences.
The Baltimore Hun says: .
"The limitation of. the surrender to the
Cubans in the central depaitment, and
along the line of the system of detached
forts thrown across the island, and known
as the Trocha, still leaves the eastern de
partment to be heard from. It ia among
the swamps and Fastnesses of the latter de
partment that the insurgents have had
' their strongholds from the beginning of the
insurrection in 1869 up to the present time.
From these strongholds they have never
been driven, but may be said to have had
exclusive possession of that department
throughout the whole period of the strug
gle. 1 The central department they ravaged,
but never held. The western department,'
. containing the city of Havana, the richest
tobacco growing lands and the largest pop
ulation, has suffered very little, if at all,
from their raiding parties. The surrender
of Maximo Gomez, one of the most enter
prising of the insurgent Ieaders,and of other
persons who were prominently connected
with the provisional Cuban government, is
a heavy blow to those still-holding out, and
... it is difficult to see how the latter can now
maintain themselves." - i .
The official proclamation, signed
by Captain General Jovellar and Gen.
Martinez Campos, secures to Cuba a
constitutional government. Reforms
of great moment are promised. The
slaves of all the insurgents are to be
freed, and Cuba is to have represen
tation in the Cortes at Madrid on
equal terms with Porto Rico and ac
cording to population. We hope the
Spaniards are acting in good faith,
and that the promised reforms will be
carried out fully. If so, the revolu
tion will not be without its good re-
Neither Austria rior England will
be able to find a , casus belli in the
peace terms agreed upon by the bel
ligerents. We do not believe -r-we
have never believed that England
desired war. , She prefers that Tur
key should remain a Power on .the
map of Europe, but she has nothing
to gain and a vast deal to lose Jby
making war at this late day. " Her
chance was ' when the ba,U opened,
and not when the lights have been
put out and the garlands , are dead.
If England had taken a hand; at the
beginning had . waltzed a' intbthe
fierce arena with Turkey as a partner,
the results otAhp warJwould haveteen
altogether 7 differen t, Snd f the; f. 'Sick
Man": would have bad pew. lease
upon life. As it is, Turkey is 5 badly
crippled, and is shorn of much of her
remaining ! strength J'- The " debts io-
cur red by the war, t ami the loss, of
territory, will make Deri ve must be.- I
iu;ve, raucu iens ormiaante uian sne ,i
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hate managed her affairs with4 ex -
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ceeding "skill ; and discretion. ' The
but Ttben 'the
vorlc h.R l.Mn .hU i TnrUir U
i ' t !i' 'V- I
.. :iu..i a .u.. ..... ' 1 1
lanuaiHiBu. anuu4,Ho-ternii ri pejice
niVD flOAn tllTnon' VVOl liiahtHM'i K I
... fcy i
say thatthose lt
be' materially dislurlied: ' Germany T
wink) vifrom !. isismarck - ,andi will
follow suit, and England will i re-
main confenl win?Te . assu ranees
that her Indian possessiona are safe. It
obst "England $500,000,000 16 fight
Rusia in 156,'wlth FrahefiaR5 an ally.
Euglish'staieBnjen kiiow wt-lfthat ,
i "if 'i'u ' ui-ii
t.will cost . ihflusaiiiis of ..millions lb
euae.in warawiui .jivussia jsiag
handed, and with the result so- very
n 'tkiiw iil-tVinntU:f'-he!iriew- held by Dri Gnssottand.f
n, they will not f plunge into 1 h .... .-f, f , C J,
tmm tioiir -Th-r fl thp r 1 leSal gentlemen1 of apkiiowtedgep
the maelstrom how. They feel their
entarrassmentsthat they have been
outwitted, and thkVtheir condition is f
i , . . . t. j i Li
bow too hehileRS to be remedied bV I
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thev will, wbelie accent the sit-
nation with the. best -grace' they can.
We will hereafter consider the points
of tho treaty and their chief signifl
cancy. - .
AFTER TUB BASCALS.
In Wednesday's issue we published
a paragraph from ttiep Washington
Post about two "visiting statesmen"
being privy to the crime of breaking
open an envelope containing the re-1
turns from De Soto parish, Louisiana,
for 1870. 'I he Philadelphia limes
'Tf nnr Washington contemnorarv is on
the riffbt track, and verv likelv it la. let it 1
give the names of the visiting statesmen
who advised the perpetration of this fraud
Perhaps there is some law that can reach
tbem. as Anderson has already been
reached."- . ;, rt ii, '-m- 'i
The Post, m a subsequent issue
(March 5th,) says pointedly:
"The dictates of courtesy prompt us to
ioiorm'our esteemed contemporary that the
legal proof which we declared to exist in
support of our allegations, is in documenta
ry form in the hands of a 'gentleman "who
has been at work for more than a year fer
reting out the processes of the Fraud by
which Mr. Hayes became O0zeto President.
The proofs which this gentleman has co -
lpfpH Anrt nrhih hp will Bvin
in an effective manner, are sufficient to send 1
John Bherman and JSdwm W. itHougbton I
lnth- nftnitentiarv. nro-ided the can he 1
arraigned before auy unprejudiced ana un- I
11. 4 r " A J .U., I
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fiS tbedodumentl to wch we refer!
and that when promulgated they will strike
-i ..ki:. i. . i iu. . I
iuc uuurn; na iuu iiuiiaui ucruaua tuc uiubw I
remarkable labor in the detection of crime I
ever produced In this country." I
This will be refreshing, possibly ex-
citing, reading. If the rascally "vis-
Hu,g BWku,. ueiKui.ui tuu
meshes of their own villainy and then
receive that punishment which crime
i - i; I
deserves, ine coupiry, wm Dreatne i
ireer ana irouisiana win oe nappy. ;
The, unveiling of the rascalities per-
petrated in Spnth Carolina has been
. J TL a a T . a f m T JS 1
tardy, hut it is at last being done.
And so it is with crime in Louisiana
and Florida, where the voice of the
people was stifled, and the 1 freedom
of elections set at naught by a band
of knaves and rascals who ought , to
be now breaking stone in tbe pen!
tentiary. But the majesty of the law
is being asserted hnally, and one by
' -t i," ,OB,. uJn K;nht ; t
one the rascals are being brought j to
. ' w ' I' ' .. . ; . . .
justice. At last, m 4-ohiaiana, ,t ! ;
. ... : . '
Sovereign law, that State's collected
Sitsemprass, crowning good. represBing ill."
If the documents Wejwhat the Post
represents, and we do hot doubt it,
the truth of those lines that are so
often quoted: , C (
"Time at last seta all things even,
v And if we do but watch the hour,
; There never yet was human power
' Wbicn could evade, u unforgiven,
1 Tie patient -mtreh m& tigil lorig
Of those who treasure up a wrong. "
HEATH OF JTCDGE BlOfiS.
We regret to learn that Judge Asa
Biggs is no more. He died suddenly
at Norfolk. Vs., on .Wednesday; last.
He was born in JUrtihfcounty, North
Carolina, on February 4th, 1811, and
was, therefore, ia his 68iti
was a member of tbe House
he represented the First Dis-
4 -aaai Z rt jf Aaa Ann' if-A-am r a woo rn
the Commission tb revise ihe laws of
the State, he was tinted ites.Dis-
trict Judge. andasVOudge rf the
DisW Court of the CJdnfederate
is au old-fashioned
Democrat. . He renderpd real service
en,. ' --. s k , ; ti i s ;i(m. ... j
to his State and country,' and was re
speeted ny alLMHenwas' therotlghly
worth. He was for
j i , . ... .
tive Baptist Ohttfcn. and during' the
tile pursuits at 'brfolk. ; Hel
Ho jijlu Imi
yea a wdow,aiid -yfral soda and ilfMt i dflSrfltftor 9
died one that his native State fiould
not. well spare
vutr itiTin ititivui7 Biiiuiti'lib
DIUECTVItS . OF THK i.INSABlk
"r': ; , f . , ,5. : ,i..
' i1?6 ard of, Directory of,,
r . 1
Asylum did not lect any Si!
netiritetident' j The Ra!Sii?lKi06!erA'
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Biaxes: - " .......
. .-v-.-t . . t i i
pf Dr. Griasotn's term of 6Mceibat.gentlfe-
sucu a conmcung nauire m to promue
compromiae was effected at 11 o'clock.IaitJ
i. l. a Li
Dr.r Grissom abandoaiDe the eieht year
clafm of office -id accepting thef6ar-ye( r
terra, whicn will eaatiaue 4Jm Ktheli s
stitulion as its SuDetiDtendent UDtil Uie
51st day of Decenbe;i1881,.,,1 "V
tl iTIito-'nc'KotM VrbaV ftrtlllif
...u.w w-v... e, .
ieSai gentlemen 01 aoKnow.uu
ability, the first term of Wn ifrissotajj
oe began Tannaryl,; 1869, and he
was elected for eight 'years;11. If this I
. J I
view is correct, then his term of office
ex,red 'on on December
31st, 1876. At' that time' there ' was
a vaoancy. Was it to continue or was I
it to be filled ? The latter of course,
and, therefore, the Board of Diree-
tors, according to law aud cuslocn, I
met at its regular time in November,
1876. and elected a Superintendent J
for another term of eight years, which'
waa tDe. term prescribed by the . law
0f 1868. If this view 'i correct and
a majority of thei!preseBt Board, I
composed exclu8ively'!6f 'intelligent J
and reputable gentlemen of the De-
mocratic party, so hold, then Dr.
r.A i. ii' ' f L
V t j I
second term of eight years.
The other view insists that Dr. 1
Grissom s first term did not begin
until January T,: 1870, and did not, J
therefore, expire until December 31, j
1877, and that the right to elect lie j
with the present Board. , Accord-
ine to the Raleigh papers the I
Board had a long discussion over J
thej legal aspects of the question, and j
had belore them learned and able j
Anin;nnfl of lawvers on both aides.
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and finally a majority of the Board I
A '-AA ,u.t Ko lnntin f Tim. Or5
,. , , ,
som was valid ana couia not. De tegai- i
, . I
lj t aside. Butas the case promised
a long course of litigation, and .to
. ' .
!. ... . .
have been effected, by Dr. Grissom
accepting a four years' term, and the
Board making no election. j
;ine uoara is composed ot men pi
high character for intelligence and
D-0bitv. aa we have said, and they are
i t. I
ali Democrats. Itiwas competent
for them to hear the opinions of law-
yer8 and to discuss them; and it wis
ther duty to decide according to IaW
' .l -i ?
ana usage. , auis tney nave aone,anu
mi i t 5
no pne has a right to condemn them
any more than they would condemn
an honest court deciding accprdrhgo
law. and evidence. As the Kaietgh
JYeips justly says:
"democracy demands noting more una
m m-w. m .... j
the execution of the law: it has never been
satisfied with less; The law as it iB written.
until repealed, altered tor modified, is tie
around upo which North Caroliiilans bate
lway88tSoJ, and will no doub always
i pre-eminenuy, iae Dame ui. r isw-BuiutuB
people. 1 , mj 1 i
DOsnted by the Governor, by and with tae
members are worthy of and do possess tbe
' : . . . . J ' 4 . " . :
We may add that no detriment can
befall the State, or the unfortunate
inmates ; of !the Asylum, hbwever
individuals may be disappointed. !The
Bnt Sn'rrintendeht has made 'a
i'Jm- ?ffi n -irilfnl nf.
UUVIt UBilH WWM, -MW VI..OV-
from many of the best informed pby-
alninno nf l jltata DlllA M : AniMdi1
-.;.. ith thoi management of thelmri qualifipatipua. Chasbpea
Institution. A 1 .
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The penitentiary business is grow-
inginless favors daily mihe South,
doe but little to- suppress crime. We
growing - weary and talking -of
aWbingU , In Georgia .and oter
atate south pt us, convicis are
Iea8f d toPewn? ororporauons rpr
-.1 tarm rT , vMra w n pnnv imm nn
" "7 " - . . ;-
i cAUuaunvt ii
..Tnfna thecnnanlea WriDr eon -
yictaLpay - the State $11 a year for eaph
J nioved on these terms on farms, on rail-
I ai ouer.uuwiH!w uo, uwiw,4un a
1 pond Ml pay to the State ot Georgia 500 -
from April, 1879."; ' ; H
Vi..,i vi I I nil si
? 1 ' - .'So
We ar aftaidJ oinSeorcdtrt ufehef-
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the ends hoM l tWfwbvJ'lHcJRAlwht
'..i :i .. . !. i I liJfl-4 'Jill l.Htl ffcH iHci ilSlil 1
nassed iu ; 41 iia9,beeAous6neditt
se his lar 'aUthfeWf Iffnhhi
naaiKa Jiiiiulfna that nr4
- i " -riLifc
frefla"thrfh SMnWWMdnlRW' H4irbfi
npiiwi aixauiTjv r
Jo, thesei.l!hjui!f,jbr0 h-iWl MpAj
u rK .-b-VV hU.f
tit "rrry. rf.lJ'""'s'T",- jvnwwiiij
now iuis is. j ;9i9v
U law, as it wasirdWbe8 IfrtU-J
Mie's. v TdV'iWstatffce'ttio 'Wasbrifgtofa I
Jiapptea from ibe silwiUli; -twill a tUe,
jhrinkage cf.ivaliiea;,.aiid)ieBpeciaUt Jlhe
downward tendency ia eeal eaule.?? t . . i
downwara tebde-cy tjeal.esule.'i i,, . i
jt reela.io 8ureiiofi!bsat it a4
vi8e8 peoRle t9 boy grp4 and build
But the law will do good in many
way8. f It will give a more healthfql
tone to trade, and restore confidence
an hope to the people, ,, , . j
In Europe it ia still held that age
and experience are , generally essen-
tialm rulers in men wto have the
direction of pablic affairs. Now and
then there may be a William Pitt
who can control the destinies of a
great people at a time of peculiar
danger, when quite yjoung m years,
but these are very rare f exceptions.
Ordinarily the great leaders, the
great Judges, the great factprs are
..U t nn nr.A nmnn...
.. r f :..... k .f... ;
tively advanced years.. Who are the.
real political leaders, in Hurope to-
day ? Who are the world-wide fa
mous statesmen ? Raw youths, full
of brains, and self-assertion, and over-
weening vanity?; Read what follows:
Gortschakoff, the real ruler of Km
sia, is' 80 years old; Bismarck, of
Germany, is 63; Marshal MacMahoa,
the President of ranee, js nearly, 70;
and Utulaure, the present , bead ot toe
French Ministry. 78. Lord Beacons
' 7'i L L,.
field, Prime Minister of England,, ts
. , 1". :
irtaastone, oniy six years iiih junior.
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i BBKAKBBS AHBAB
. There is no sort of doubt that ( the
country is .' greatly . diadppointed , at
Mr. Haves'g conraa &a Presidents He
. ' Ued a Breati 4eal and
done bat liule Jn proportion. We
are not forffetful of his record aa far
South is concerned, :1a his
ry sarii, s,h CarolinR and
fV"VJ wv Tf vl - J r-awM w -.,T-n -
T;ftina h ntA wUaIv and natrl-
tu,allv. H rfnaed to if olio w the
'Litaip. f TirA m,. W to ema.
,ate the yicl0Mfci sample of Grant.
H rjnrsued a course of wise stateB
man8hiD. and Tieldineito the peraua
. of rieht. and iustice he upheld
constitution' and tbe laws,
I &A tua -iht nf la
self-government. ;,, For: this i,pprse
thtt9frAr. nnrAUlW raid him. arid
I hn ru.hlv dpaprved it.. , Tf . ha had laid
I .- j . w. . w i - . -
. , f. . . aA " t
down offioe ter he ; hfti 1 e0B!
Pieud the workof restoratioii in the
regarded 4 by a fair-minded
J men. as a ( public bpnefactorTraa ia
lri!nd to c4yU;HbeftyV and as
and. patriotic ruler, ; j liuv.ue.o oorii
reputation,, , Up ,Uas .. premised Iriar
i - " ' : , 4.
I rnAvo 4nnn h Vina - F i-flTiAIT . . .H ft '
netted the expectations of the coup.
try but pnlyrto.d.sanpotntem j
118 . PPlViuHHittw,;-u-W
with few exceptipns,! been sipgular
unfortuhate. Prpmising.reformu n
I ... . ,1. ' 1
me civil eiyio,,uq.7ui ,!vjijHlrff'
Vitiated ibis-ipwft'olewi and splepted
iMPPW - ltAAy.Wm
apppar to have, ever acieu,, iapoa mc-$
-ided coavitotionf ? with .refprpnee
i , fi d .What i
j theresuh of auch ajifle p acpn.He
has finiplx dwgU84-Tfteffe.efn
- of eepcau party,, aggj-ed
the moderate raeD, an4 disappointed
h Democr, M: fc JW"
d j pff ospbo.electe.d iim,and
, effectualy Wuraljzp Depio,
... . s
j crats, it, ne; naeSoPfv Pu.
I " V " lj!'
i ai- i7kMiiiijinM . nanara
I and .are gettgexArfijnejy. Ufed. pi
.:.! i .
1 Aepvareg hn
U"ps ini Congrpfotos,
.1: ifliv Jy'nl
71 toll 1 .hlO Ui
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that they will be defeated inevitably
tii next .election uodeaa they can
c .i., , - . . - u ::.hmflv. diva inn rm nv no: t
.wip-n,-i ''n ui."lrmu i
W?i'-,XVJf,i-Vi,'1 wd ''P 1 I I
a What W di be the ind of thi boi- bed by; two half-breed , Inai ---?ini4 MaryJandColtege of Phy
thi. UiU'.,fL "i,itii yiv ' "o'm that famous den of lttfamy jikul Pwnfl4-W?fiepjIia9 thuyeek, gradu-
tin hoard ( m the jlistannp; lhevtl
- -. r - ..... t . ..- - - - - - - - .
are irowioff innaer , ana ouur
er. At first they were 1 low-h
1 i1 J- ;LJ
inatvlrtsicoepitlsipa irom;bfficd; WsUoftrtobuiePbe laJ'SdT
j..!:. 1 n- l.
"'""ill "Hill -' :.J t: iv...-. ...ju.j t I .
f nbt ffet' rtd of himicatf wfe'ntft mari-J
7 av,j - m , rnu-
age to put lilden in? lheyrthinp
they will have abetter chance in the,
next election if Tilden has been in
office for two and a half years or
more thai the rascalities of the last
election will prove; too heavy i bur
den for their party to "carry. Such
is the talk. Does it mean any thing ?.
.The Philadelphia Times is i very
astute paper. ' its editor is one of the I
r i : l
best politicians in our country He
, t. 3 i .1 ; I
has a long head and a penetrating
visiou, . His paper is independent but I
leans towards Republicanism. We
eive some extracts from a striking
v , . , . t -
editorial that appeared in the issue of
the 7th. The extracts are very sig-
: , .. . , . ,T. I
nificant, and are worth considering: j
" While Hayes was faithful to himself.
the threats of his overthrow were but the
mu tie rings of extremists who were without
power in & organizations;, and bad he
bravely revolutionized his policy and aC"
cepted the counsels and sympathy of the
polluted leaders ot tne party, ne would
have' commanded respect, or support
at least, from one or the great
political powers of the nation; but he first
offended the leaders who had forced him
J 'TLTZiSS'&m' b'eb
and faith, of thdse who would gladly
bavr sustained .him in all that, is
right. The sequel is now visible to 'all,
and it is so logical that jone can dispute
its lesson; It exhibits a President not only
without a party, but almost literally With-
out a friend; and the peril of the situation
is in the unmistakable tendency of the Re-
deo installed as Chief Magistrate. True,
the aim is revolutionary; but who is to
stay revolution when none- object to its
fruits? The Democrats would be power-
less to accomplish it even if they had the
numerical strength in both .branches of
Congress, if ! there were any to confront
them In the work: but it is now ant open
secret that, a majority of the Republican I
!9euaiorBuu v."B' fi I
;..n,.t i i h HftnA .th thA I
faintest color of regularity. Thus
tempted; will the Democracy resist tbe op-
Sortunity to put Mr. Tilden. in tbe Presi
encyf It may school itself in patience,
and compel Republicans to go into the bat
tle of loop, with tne nay es mmstone on
their necks' but it is not the natural bent of I
the average Democrat; and unless Hayes J Mr. Coles Terry, in Roanoke county, I tournament, considerable interest was maa
shall resolve upon a positive policy and I v.. Wfldnesdav. of-oaralvsis. in the 1 ifested. bv those who were acquainted with
yeari He can save himself by taking either
paUticaipatb. Ii be shall be courageously
honest with his pligbted faith, the Democrats
would be compelled to sustain him; while
the Republicans would divide; and if he
shaU giveBp his whole patronage to the
Uraot leaders, and run tne oio macume in i
the old way, tbe Republicans would shield I
bun from revolutionary displacement, in I
the interest oi peace, let president uayes
be either i aa, oaHind-out . machinej party
President, or let him be squarely honest
With himseit and tne country."
We examined a day or two since a specie
raea of cbufa raised by Messrs. Lee & Pea
cock; of Peacock's Cross Roads, Johnston
county. Tbe chufa is fast becoming . a
staple product of ,our t State, and will, be
extensively planted in our own section this
vear. aa we learh that many of our farmers
have expressed their iptention of experi-'
nave e.piceacu iutu iuhuu c.f.
menting with it. It is said to be very pro-
lific aad besides heme an excellent Ibiag
11 - . - 1 ?
. f..tn w. An ta 'alao verv nalatable to
, ,- i
ilio Vinmorv taaiiv hnino everv whit as sweet
r.------t "' -o ' "
and agreeab e as the chestnut. Rev.:)P A.
Bishop furnished us with the specimen re-
ferred to.- V; j ;
:Ben McAllister, colored, an escaped con-
yictand aaaiiegeamuraerer. waa arrea.eu
yesterday by fflceryauSoelen and lodged
. . . i . d'
oy ine name pi omna.. u.-umoewo, tw
pr ihree years ago. during the per
01 the ureal JJasiern circus m iua piaue.
He had previousfy been in the penitentiary
for: manslaughter, I but: made his escape.
He wlH uadergp a preliminary examination
w t0i!. ifirr?0 on Tnpartiiv ncit
(JPd la W uomvw . A-aMw j - --'-'-j F
when we shall probably be enabled to give
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fuller particulars of the career of this
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the iRaleigh Christian. Advocate that j the
ruinor .of the drowning of Rev.,0., H.
LTT.r Ir,1 rP r 7 . . : i .
Thiiiira Difa inn nne r.niin. m an anemiH
to cross a swollen stream, is Unfounded, as
(tsediipr 1 h!tepently, feceiyfida; letter
fr;pm fyerendt gentleman much io the
joyf hhi nPnxrouatriends iu the State.
The Weldbn ' Nevis' ' maketf the
announceneat that (here foWbe a big cock
figbtia WUtingtonthU spriag.i between
North and South Carolina.in ;which Halifax
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I ceuaty witt ba represented. Vi,., , ;
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tub IDTVBDEROI7S n An a." -a i fnunttsnfi WHieiivef the annual address
. peddler, by , some pt ifenj Bfrr
Lower;' Fellow.. j i r
LOharlott lbaerver i " -I j I
Our oorresnoildent iwriulier fioib
juonusy, raiicis oriee.MBn i.ri8a pq- i eapesaay. , iue oereayea Joave oar svm-
1W nW nrnolW nAr Jl 1NlM? 5..3iniU JOiJ -ei &7 .HJ,.f
Robeson -count; W W kfibwrf l1Jtt?W
-n. near whibJ nfaee thHf.rSm:?i-W"- J101?.
:ir... ijji n..i .v. .1..U
r?-r rrI f f the people of Arm county., .
nrr crnniiH T. i nn .immanig no I r f
ylrSrftHH WadAaWu T.i
Mne last started ior ine next neigheor-riKvj dti "Tnrj.n-T tw't ,
ivtv nn waa nren ntiuti j una a-1 mian"!"""""" n,nJ4M.Ji0uviiBi,ii..-iiioi
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H-wmwn,i ftuuD, cau
rese-ying one barrel. Severali? shclt;
took effect. The peddler, however, at-)
tempted to gain the cover of a tree V
lew teet on, DUt Detore-ne reached tl
the otheT barrels were' fired at I him,:
t , k .imAot niiiai i.ia
when he fell, bat almost regained his
feet again, crying out at a high rate,
when the murderers rushed upon
him to finish the job. In his frenzy
the beddler alternated IP ?et f is rL
toi f0m his belt, but failid, and be .
tore np could get it tne murderers I
a i i
nis suCk, wnicn ne naa drop -
ped, and dealt him a terrible blow on 1
head, draped him I about ! fiftv
steps from the road and left him con-1 f
cealed an. . some bushes, .; as they be-
beved dead, but their work was in-
complete. Several ; children' passed
the Jlace daring day and neard a
atranee moaning but were fnshi-
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ened and fledawayr"j , j
vy nen nigm eame on ine roouers i
returned to bury their dead and finish I
up ineir wora. s
Neil Lockl air turned State's evi
dence against his brother John. . :
' John Locklair has been-connected
with several murders and robberies,
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an,a is iuny aa oaa a man as xieniy
Berry Lowery, though less cunning,
Five years ago he robbed one Men-
MVKh, -nty, S. C.; and
was sent to the-penitentiary at C-
lumbia, but- made his escape four
months ago. He was arrested as an
escaDed oonvic.'on the dav previous
escaped convict on ine aay previous
to the discovery of his last murder
and placed in the hands of one
Othello Harlee, a mulatto from Ma-
POUDvy, S. C. . HMIM relied
bim. - . . . , r i!
Neil Locklair is but little better
than his brother John,- and is now in
jajj Two! nesroea ard connected
. , eonY;ct wu0 eg.
with the band, one a con net, wnpes
caped. from the penitentiary at the
same time John Necklair did. He
oan8 ; himself Henry J ones and is j
from parts unknown, rompey tJKas
tenner was ; raised a slave in this
Death f Cnno4ore Wm. c. Wblt-
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Commodore Wm. C. Whittle died
at the residence of his; son-in-law.
seventy-third year of his age-UHe
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entered tne united oiates navy in
1820, served on a number of vessels
and made many.1 cruises. His last
rn:Ha waa on th coaat; of Africa, in
""f8 Jm ?f h TTnit.S
1854, in conimandrot tbe United
oiaies sioop-oi-war xjhik, wueic uo i
was active in the suppression of the I
slftva trade. On the breakinsr out Of
,. a o, -,noA hia ii
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and entered the service ot the Con
federate States, and I was active du
ring the entire straggle. At one
time he was in command at New Or
leans. Since the war he- had lived
most of the time ia Buchanan.
Aa Anecdote of tbelLale Pope, j
A beautiful anecdote 6f tbe' late
1 PopeJ tpld by an Enghsh'ciergymap,
reveals the truly sweet and catholjo
i..., A u,m ' 'pmA T?ni;.k wnnipn
bart ' him. u Two English.womep,
sisters, had an audience of ins roi,
1 . ' a 1 .. ... nUhW.aminff Alii a
but as' they were withdrawing one,! a
1 convert to the Roman. Church,-Tin-
I vy"? " - . , ' -n ' I
eered, The Pope. observing:tnis,re-
and a8k her as sh kneel-,
what she wouid ask. '"The pray-
er$ of your. Holinesshe jsaid, 4etbat
Protestantism, ana: ipw ve may not
i rA aonnrtn nv neam. - Aiits . vuc.
"Tr--- p n her clasped
Tn fadln "the
n u!-Wn PrntAtnt nan
w.v -w rr --t
in that uWerance. , . 'A :. -, ;
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'The Madison Home Journal ie-
marks that Ben Hill has the; "yellow
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jaundice," and - Ihe Augusta Aew
.....t. .;!. aFe goii nimiiiiir.
I suggests nitrate' of silver as a remedy.
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We would suggest that tne press diy
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tip ancf wait for the eloquent clink of
I UOliar or , i,wo ueiuio ma.u6
marka on the monetary relations of
t oflver v:ir - 3 j 5
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There was a man in Congress, .
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1 auy uv ti mo if uuuiu w. mw, - .
He Jumped in the bonduoiders'.orusn
And scratched out both his eyes.'
And when he saw bis eyes were out,
With all hia might and, main, 1
He jumped into the silver mine t
Aad scratched thera n again, ....
'--IJhder carpet-bag rule the South
ul 1 T ..j.t.H.i Knnfiht OIO nlruV Inr
1 he House durine one session, Theyl
I were bound to have a good time if t they
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J.grACW'fronifrifiu.dj anjCrelaiivei at lialeigh.
'u - -Judge Moore h as gon e' home.
til the second, week. 111? a good thing to
be Mi ttfiv-mdepehditit. utM Vi
K. P. Battle.- PresidVut of t h
y. n ii j) net f fror the student?! KinslOB Collegiate
tv-IK tbe i.f Ioatituleoa lh4tt off Juae. 3 -. .r t .
fA5 nxrmbet" f "leading "citizens
of Forsyth have bad a meeting to take
steps fowara5aprviDg thepoor honae of
a.cooy.. nd adding to the physical
comyarrt Pttheiajea. fvn . ..
rrriiTJWfff5w? -a-wiin , mucn
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i 'reTlaWe awtb6rfiy.2 that the
.docket, i ;lieUter for . Ihia term of
the Superior Court (ban for many preceding
.iri.lim - iiU .tWHn.. U !' .ll
rmosy last, trine cause of 1 his deattiis not
known; Mr. Allen was near 70 yeafsof
ige, So1 wg' are1 Informed.-
A dispatch1 from Washington,
uaiea aiarcu xiu, to me iMonoia oignai
.sfr?Lc.e ,9b8er.vei' lay8: lgnal Ser
vice Station at Portsmouth, N. C, reports
lhf chief 8ign(ll offlcer a3' foUow8. fXhe
parts of an unknown schooner reported as
having drifted into the sound on the 4th
inst- have been thoroughly examined and
?ro,ve, l05be ' 'Me1 a lanso three mast fore-
marked Philadelphia. No further particu-
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1 Rev. Wm. Closs having been
assigned to theNewbern District. thei
haa to say ofhia able and faith-
heartily welcome him to the District and
city again. His appearance indicates that
time has dealt kindly and gently with him;
andJhB!l.hu?h: L1? JhK 70.th
year, bi vamaow me may do spared to tne
church a long time to come. He-preaches
witu tne vigor and enectiveness that char-
acterized bis ministry twenty years ago.
Superintendent Mills, of the J
Orphan Asylum, writes in the Oxford
Orphan's ' Friend: "On horse-back we
ctoss Wolf Island Creek, and drive into
ML Carmel woods until we find three little
boys in a cabin. ' Everything indicates ex
treme poverty. They never went to church.
Had no decent clothes, and were covered
with rags. How could three small boys,
living with no one but a poor old ungodly
man, raise themselves in decency? But '
did not the Mt. Carmel brethren 'visit the
fatherless?' Well, . there are many good
people who seem never to have read some
parts of Holy Writ."
Charlotte Observer: The body
of Mr. Brice, the murdered Jrisbman, was .
placed in the Catholic Church last night,
where tbe requiem mass for the repose of
his bouI will be celebrated this morning at
10 o'clock, after which the remains will be
interred in Elmwood Cemetery. A
party of four or five young men from States,
ville, including Mr. W. u.- Stevenson and
John Lawrence, both formerly prominent
merchants of that town, passed through this
city last night, going to Texas. Thos.
Jefferson is a barber in Charlotte, Jo Tur
Sumner a barber in Raleigh.'
ner a. barber in Wilmington, and Charles
i Lincolnton Progress: The invin
cible Tean Caldwell, whose disregard for
the eighth commandment caused him to
don the zebra uniform and join the peni
tentiary brigade for a term of two years, re
turned home Tuesday evening a wiser, if
not belter man. Locks suitable for poultry
houses .can be ; bought , cheap for, cash at
Col. Michals' store: -- Yesterday, at the
I Joe Morrison, who rode tbe veritable old
war.norse lhat stonewall Jackson" was
riding at the time be received his fatal
wound. Capt. Morrison lives ia this coun-
ty, is a brother-in-law of Stonewall Jack-
son's, and was one of his staff officers. The
horge u a Uule and hig gobriquet
B0b is known to many of the old veterans
who followed the General in the dark days
of the rebellion, j He is now about twenty
.three years old 'and 'has the vivacity of a
younger animal . v
j iWasbington State: A deaf and
dumb Italian was shot at Blount's Creek, on
Saturday night, by ir. William Redditt,
tinder tbe following circumstances: Mr.
Redditt and a brother were walking along
the road after dark, and came upon the,
poor fellow sitting beside the road resting,
when from the appearance he presented,
they palled upon him to speak, and not do
ing B0V Concluded that' he was a bear and
fired upon him, the ball passing through his
band and innicling a painiui wound.
Weleariiiron- Maj. Gilliam that codfish .
weighing twenty pounds, are being caught
iuet mBar8ll below Plymouth; something
never . knowa in this section before.
T7t: 1 J ! k. k.it.kl
Five hundred pairs of shad were brought
to this market
on one boat on Saturday last.
They, are more plentiful than known for
many years nerore. we learn mat
there was a' big fire in Chocowinity town
ship last weeki caused from tbeburningoff
of a ditch bank, in which Mrs. Sophia Ed
wards lost about 150 or 200 panels of fence,
and came very pear ? losing her residence,
which was only saved by hard work.
- Charlotte Observer: A change
will be made ra the sclfeduleof trainson
i MipnnpmiT.M lnn-irain ituiue went nut
leave Salisbury an hour later than at pre-
8nti There will be no change m ine scneo
ule goiag east. : Railroad men report
that the '. migration of tramps towards the
North ihaa begun.:r An ; engineer reports
seeing: a dozen or more oo the, road yester
day morninr. i -r-f Two engineers run the
f our passenger trains -between Charlotte
vak s wowvmqv.
and JQreensbo. They make 186 miles per
I Amr wliinh K Rftfl imlea np.p month and
I day, which is 5,580 miles - per month and
I nn nan - , TU. Su ikmnnh In
? do. w jcai., . """(y ""-"
I Richmond. Over a dozen parties from
Notlhern States. mosUy from Mas-
, B.Cmi8ett8. are 1U ine CHV lOOKJng arounu
with raiyiew? of ipurchaiuig farms..
l The colored race is getting to be just the
sama as Melicaalniftnu''. Ifigbt betore last
I nwfc t?ia wtiMatava at Gray Toole's- bar-
1 -, .
ber ahoD. kmed with Annie; Hayes, and
there is said tpj have ; beett aoother occur
rence of a similar nature in the city yester
day morning, both- the .principala being
colored? ' -Day 'before yesterday (8th)
J. W. Baxier, wba was arrested on the
charge, of robbing -the Southern Express
I Rnananbnnr'waa 'taken td Shelby on a re
Company 01 foao,-ano connneo in gaum
I ..!.!.. rrn Vanoa lull had a.
nrelimmary trial Wore amagistrate in lhat
I tiwa, who, upon bearing the case, bound
1 -r - a at A4
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vear'.nis-X8 wan mrirto mnrnvuir
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