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PITTSBORO', CHATHAM CO., N. C, JUNE 3, 1880.
For larraJteitlHumciit Mlwrsl coutratU will
BMtlttess and FrafrK.tiotmt Vnvtln.
E. C. HACKNEY,
Attorney n,t Law,
ash no no, x. c
Practices in the Supreme oni Fe. J al
Oomits ol the State, and tbo Bitii-i :
Courts Chatham, Randolph anil Gii!
ord , , T
Associate Counsel -Col. Janus
Col. Graham will regwlarly altetd l.e
Buperior Courts of Chatham Oouui v.
t" Attention Riven to Collect ii i i:
all parts of the State.
JOHM M. MORINC.
Attorney at Law,
lurlii8 lllr, f'lialhnni Co., N. C.
Ai.rnm A. KCBIKO,
MORINC & MORINC,
Attorneys At w-
DVRilA.1I, '. l".
All business Intrusted to thera will receive
H. A. LOIiQGN. Jr.,
Attorney at Law,
PITTKUOKO, X. 4'.
JKJ-Special Attention Paid to
W. E. A.NDERSO.t,
P. A. WILBT,
CITIZENS NATIONAL BANK.
KAI.EIGII, V. O.
J. D. WILLIAMS & CO.,
Grocors, Commission Merchants and
FAYETTEVILLE. N. O.
Certain and Reliable!
HOWARD ISFAM.TBLE WORLD BE-
NOANi:i IlEMliDK FOtt WORMS
la now for m'v by V. I.. liOndnn. in Fittsboro'.
All thosiwlm a' annoyed wilh tonne Peata
are adiso I to call nr. J get a package of this
valuable remcdv This compound i no hum
bng. but a (frnnd fincce". One agent wanted
fa every town in the sttate. For particulars.
avMie-M .n -lniiing 3 cent (tamp. Dr. J. If
IIOWARP. Mt. Olive. Wavneconnty, N.C.
Spring: Wagons, &c.
made of tbo brat mattriais asd fully warrant
ed, to be fold regardless of cost. Parties ih
want will oonsnlt their own interest by exuni
iuing our Bt'H'k and prices before buying, as
we are determined to tell, and hsve cnt don
onr price' so they cannot be met by any other
bonne in the Htate.
Also a full stock of.
llaiul 3Iade IlarncNN
REPAIRING done at bottom pheea, and in
bent mnn r.
Bend for price and cuts.
A. A. McKETHAN' & SOS3.
Fayetieville, N. C.
R.lliEIMl. . CAR.
T. U. CAMERON, rrtrtiltnt.
W. E. AN1EK!()N, Pee I'r-f.
W. 11. HUKS, S ('y
Tha only Home Life Insurance Co. In
All It fund loaned out AT IIO.Tl K, and
anion? our own people. Wc do not rend
North Carolina money abroad to build up other
testes. It ! one of the moot successful com
panies of Its age in the United State. Its ns
net are amply sufficient. All Iowa paid
promptly. Eight thousand dollars paid !n Hit
list two year to families in Chatham. Itwll!
cost a man aped thirty years only live tents a
day to Insure for one thousand dollars.
Arply for further information to
H.A. LONDON, Jr., Gen. Afit.
PITTSBOltO', N. C.
NOKTIF CAROLINIANS AND OTHERS!
Liquid Enamel Paint i
NEW JERSEY ENAMEL FAINT COOP ANT,
Has been sold in your State EIGHT YEARS Thousands ef (alloni having been disposed
o f. In so can has it failed to give satisfaction.
The finest pnblio buildings in Baltimore are painted with this elegant Paint, among which are
The Carrollton Hotel,
The New American Office,
The Armstrong, Cator & Co's Building,
The Hurst, Fnrnell & Co's Building,
The Trinity M. E. Church South.
And HART PRIVATE RESIDENCES ill Orer tiie Country.
Mlxod Ready for Use Any One Can Apply It:
Sample cards by mail on application.
C. P. KNIGHT, Solo General Agent
ASD MANUFACTURER OF
roofing Paper, Building Paper & Roofing Cement,
No. 93 West Lombard Street, Baltimore, Md.
WILL YOU SELLTHE FARM?
Chapin's Farm Agency,
11ALEIOIE N. c.
Dr. A. B. CHAPIN. Manager.
NORTH OAROMXA URiNCH OF iE0KGE
H. CHAPIN'S FARM AOF.NCV,
Bpecial attention givon to the eale of Sorth
Carolina Beal Eitato. No charge mado until
a sale la effected. Ail property placed in onr
bands for sale will bo advertiaed in the popu
lar work, Tbo Booth Illustrated, free of ex
pense. The Charleston News and Courier save:
Everybody bas beard of Ueo. 11. Cbapiu's
farm agency, and few aro unacquainted with
the suooess which has attonded its operations.'
The New England Farmer says: Oeo, H.
Ohanin has advertised his farms to the amoum
of 959,001) during tbo past year. Yt-i commend
him to onr readers.'
The Aiken, . O., Review says: 'No one has
done more than Geo. 11. Cbapiu in the caue
of Southern inmiRratiou. Our villtga io
thronged with Northern people in search of
Southern homes, tnd good snles are being
made. The 'doath lilaetrhted' is doing a great
work for us.' .
The New York Tribune, the Boston Hera d.
JonrnalTraveler, Olobe and. Ad vertiser i-peak
in the highest terms of Chapin's Farm Agency.
N. B. SMALL FARMS (partieularlj ) are
wanted at once.
Offloe Fisher Building,
RALEIGH, S. C.
I H. BRIGGS & SONS
HALEIGH, 1ST. O. ,
WAGON AND RUM MATERIAL,
Stoves, Nails and Iron,
AND FISHING TACKLE.
Send for a Sample Card of
HEADY MIXED I'AINTS.
It is the Best.
We offer Best (loods at Lowest Prices.
JACOB 8. ALLKS.
FRED. A- WATSONf
JACOB S. ALLEN &. GO.,
RALEIGH, N. O..
ana mannfacturers of
Sash, Doorsi Blinds, Mould
and all kinds of Ornamental, Scroll and
Turned Work ;Window and Door Frames
made to Order. .
" Qiv us a call before ordering.
Bbopa located on LUrrington street,
where it crosses the Raleigh and Gaston
Tbo boats of the Expres a Steamboat Compa
ny will run as follows from the first of October
until farther notice:
Steamer D. MURCHISON, Capt. Alonsa Gar
rison, will leave Fajetteville erery Tuesday
and Pridav at 8 o'clock A. M., and Wilming
ton every Wednesday andSatuiilay at ii o'clock
Btoamer WAVE, Cant. W. A. Robeeon, will
leave Fajetteville on Mondays and Thnrsdayi
at 8 o'eioeV A. M. , and Wilmington on Tue.
davs and Fr.dava at 1 o'clock P.M., connecting
with the Western Riilroad at FayettaTUle om
Wsdnesdays and 3tnr;',ajs.
J. JD. XT1LLIAMHA CO.
Agents at Fa jetUville, N. 0.
1Ove of Home.
Blinding on tlio threshold, with thu,vakening
heart and mind,
Standing on tlm thicehold, wilh hr childhood
The wointtu softness blending wih the look
For lilu and nil itH mnrvels tit it lllit tlin clear
Standing on tho threshold, with liM loot and
As the yoiint: kniglit by his urmor in a r.iiiiHtei
nnvc m;!lit stiind;
The lresh red lip just tuucUing youth's ruddy
Tlio nvr heart nil brnv.t, pure bopo oh
happy child of mine !
I could guaid the helpless inftt'.it that nestled
in my iirniB;
I coiiH snvo thu prnttlei'a goldon head Iron.
pretty bu'iy Imris
I could brilr-en childhood's gladness, ai
eoinfiirl riii'jluiod's t!;in.
But. I ciimiot er-.j tlm threshold with the 6tq
of riper J.ur..
For hopes, and Joys, and miiiden dreams an
wiftins; lor her there,
flliero i,ir:iicxl fnneiis hud and bloom :
Apiil's polon nir;
and pn"ionBl' love, and ptiHsioniito griel, at e
pis.sior.ute gUdnet li"
Amoni; tlx crimson (low. rs thut spring u.
youth goe9 fluttuiing by.
Ah! on those rosy piithwnys is no place hn
if .ilicieil leet,
My til" oil oye-a hiivo naught of strengtl" uil.
ti.'i vid glow to meet;
My voice is nil too sad to nound amid th
Ot the music t iiKt through chuniied nir I'.n
opening fiihond flouts.
Yet thorns nmid the lenves may lurk, ai.i.
thundereloiids mny lower,
md rienlh, or change, or l'ilneiood bliyht tin
inniino in thy bower;
Mny od nveit tho ived, my child; but, oh'
hould tempest coins,
LVnimiher, y the tluebliold waits the pntien
love ot home !
Dlsroura of Hn. T. DrU'lt Tnlmnae.
Mlnlnkea About IheMomh Corrected.
"Glvn me a h!ettsliift; for tbou bast Klvcn roe a
Fnuth land; gy uxo also springs of water.
4UUKCS, I., 13.
Caleb's daughter had been married to
General Oihuiel, and she had received
from her father as a wedding gift a (arm
at the south, in a sunshiny and warm
region. 8he asked the farther gift of
somesprirgi of water near by so that
ker farm might be properly irrigated,
ihe water brought down through tun
nels and aquedncts. "Give me a bless
ing, for Thou hast given mo a sonth
land, find it is a magnificent reach of
country; but it especially needs to be
irrigated from the fountains of divine
mercy, and this nation ought to offer
the prayer most devoutly, ''Give me a
blessing; for Thou hast given us a south
land; give us also springs of water."
To meet engagements in nine of tbe
southern states, and to catch a glimpse
of the southern spring time, and to soe
how these regions aro recovering from
the desolations of war, I started a few
weeks ago southward, equipped with my
mind full of questions, and hungry for
information on all social and political,
moral and religious subjects. Among
other things, I had a grae Georgia
to visit the grave of my uncle, Rsv.
Dr. Samuel K. Talmage, for 20 yetrs
the president of Oglethorpe university.
Alter walking among the ruins of that
institution, from which many men went
forth to bless the earth, which institu
tion wan slain by the war, I went to see
his last resting place. When the war
opened his heart broke, and he lay
down to rest near the scene of his erai
nent usefulness, his grave oovered with
a monument adorned by his own name,
and the suggestive scripture possae,
"How beautiful upon the m3untuius
are ihe feet of him that bringeth geod
ti.Jin.gs, thut publisheth peace." He wus
one of those contemporary ministers of
tbe south, who, alter eloquent words for
God, and earnest service, are resting
from their labors: Dr. James H. Thorn
well his biography by Dr. Palmer a
holy enchantment and Dr. Smythe,
and Dr. Donoan, and Dr. Pearco, and
Bat my mission was not with the dead,
bnt with the living. I wont southward
with no partisan predilections; I had no
prejudices, I was resolved on coming
back to report what I saw, whether it
might meet with general favor or the
condemnation of one or both sections.
I bad no politioal record to guard or to
look after, since most of my ministry
has been passed since the war closed.
My admiration for the democratio and
republican parties as mere parties is so
small that it would take McAllister's
most powerful magnifying gla-s to see
anything. American politics are rotten,
and that party steals the most which has
the most chance! At tho south all the
doors of information seemed to be open.
I talked with high and low, with gover
nors of states aud water-carriers, law
yers, clergymen, doctors, judges of
courts, and I found that there had been
a persistent and, in some cases, most
omtrageous misrepresentation of tho
feeling at the sonth by some correspond
ents of some of onr northern secular and
religious newspapers, and by overbear
ing and dishonest men who, going from
the north to the south, behaved third
in a way that excited no friendliness. I
found out that if a man behaves well at
the south, he will be treated well. There
is no more need of a severe govern
mental espoinnge in Charleston and At
lanta and Augtinta than in New York
and Brooklyn. The feeling ut tho south
to-day has been so misrepresented that
I shall devote this morning's sermon to
the carrection of the misapprehensions,
and to overthrow, so fnr as I mny be
able, some of tho slanlers.
The first misreprpsentation in regard
to tho south I wish to correct is that
the southern people want to get back
aud havo re-instated slavery. Why, nil
tlia people are giad to get rid of it. The
planters told me that they could cultivate
their land now at less expense unlor the
new system of labor than uuder the old.
A planter who had a hundred and twenty
slaves before the war said that there was
so much care necessary iu looking after
so many slaves and iu looking after the
aged who could not woik, and helpless
childhood, that thtro was constant anx
ii'ty and van.t expense and exbuuitiou.
Now they have nothing to do but pay
the wnges when they aro due, end each
family looks after its own invalids aud
minors. Submit to tbe ballot-box of
southern people today the question,
"Shall negro rlavery bo re instated?"
and all the wards, aud all tue cities, ai'd
all the counties, aud all the states would
give a thundering negative. They fought
for the institution eighteen years ago,
but uow they congratulate themselves
at tho overthrow of the institution. O jd
be thanked thut north aud south at last
wo have one seutiment on that snbject,
and those northern politicians who keep
the subject of Amerienu slavery rolling
on and rolling on aro doing a thing as
useless and inapt as it would be to make
the Dorr rebellion of Rhode Island, or
Aaron Burr's attempt at the overthrow
of the United States government a test
for our fall ejections. Tho subject of
American slavery is dead and damned.
I said to the planters: "How do thesn
men work now uuder tho now system?"
aud they replied: "They work well; we
have no trouble; there was a good deal
of trouble just after the war closed, and
a demoralization and disorganization
conseqneut npon a change of things,
but now they work most admirably, and
they work far better than the northern
men who come here, because the climate
seems better adopted to the c ilored peo
ple, who will on a summer day, at their
nooning, go out and lid ilown to eiijoy
the sun." My friends, all this talk
about the dragging of rivers and the
lakes of the south to haul ashore negroob
murdered and flung in, "bile it may be
bolieved by many at the north, is a false
hood so absurd it is hardly fit to men
t'on in a religions assemblage. The
white people of the south feel their de
pendence on tho dark people for the
culture of their lands; the dark people
feel their dependence ou the white peo
ple for tho payment of their wages.
From what I have seen of the oppression
of female clerks iu soma of the dry
goods stores of the north, and from
what I have seen of the oppression of
some yonng men at the north ou tmnll
salaries, which they must take tr get
nothing at all, I have come to the con
clusion that there are more considera
tion and sympathy for colored labor at
tho south to-day than there are consid
eration and sympathy for somo of the
employes in somo of the dry goods
stores on Fulton avenue, Brooklyn;
Broadway, New York; Washington
street, Boston; Chestnut street, Phila
delphia. In all the land and in all the
earth there are tyranieal employers, and
their maltreatment of Fubordiniite-s,
white or black, deserves execration. But
in the work of reformation let us begin
Another impression in regard to the
sonth that I wish to correct h, that tht-y
are antagonistic to having northerners
come down there and settle. Tho whole
impression given here at tbe north has
been that if not therners go down south
they are knkluxcd, kept out of society,
or gettiug into society thrown out again,
and in every way made uuoomfortable.
From the states where I visited the cry
comes, and I bring it to-day to their
name, "Send down your capitalists
tend down your northern farming ma
chines, come and buy onr plantations,
open stores, buiU cotton factories aud
rice mills come by the hundreds, liy
the thousands, by tbemillionti, and come
right away." I declare here that that
is the sentiment of the south. Of course
there is no more admiration at tho sonth
for northern fools aud northeru brag
garts than there is hero. If a mau going
south shall put his valise at tho depot,
then go up ou tho neurest plantation
and say, by his mauner or by words:
"We have come down here to show you
southern people how to farm, wo whip
ped you iu tbe war, now we are going to
whip yon in agriculture; lam from Bos
ton, I am; that's the 'hub'; how mnehyou
look like a man I shot at SjiHIi moun
tain; I believe it was yonr brother; I
marched right through here iu tLi
Fourteenth regiment of volunteers, I
killed and quartered a heifer on your
stoop; what a poor, miserable raoe of
people you southerners are, didn't we
give it to you? hal hal" such a man as
that, to say the least, will not make a
favorable impressiou! And he will not
be very soon elected as elder of one of
their churches, and if ho should open a
ptore he would not get many customers,
and if such a man as that should get a
free and rapid ride cn that part of a fenre
which is most easily rcmovod, and be
set down without much refereueo to the
desirability of (be landing-place, you
and I would not bo protestonts. If a
moral mm go south, and he exercises
just ordinary common sense, he will be
welcome, he will be made at home, and,
coming from Brooklyn, he will be just
as well treated as though he came from
Mobile. A southern gent leman (in the
audience) noc's his head, as much as to
fay, "That's 60." I could give many
illustrations. I give ono. There went
from this oburch, seven or eight years
ago, a member to reside in Charleston,
S. C. Ho took no fortune. By mer
cantile assidu;ty he toiled on up. Was
he received well? Was ho treated well?
Judge for yourselves, when I tell you a
few days ago, when his lifeless body was
carried into tho Episcopal church of
Charleston, where he was a vestryman,
the momhers of the board of trade aisem
bled in tbe church, the children aud tha
patrons of the orphan asvlum of which
ho was a director, and a great throng of
the best citizens, amid a wealth of floral
and musical tribute that the Charleston
CowretT doFc-.ibes as making an occasion
almost unparalleled in tbo history of
private obsequies. Why, this side of
heaven there is not a more hospitable
people than the people of tbe south, and
I bring you from those states which I
had tho pleasure of visiting, I bring yon
to-day an invitation of immigration tba
way. The sonth is to rival the west as
an opening field for American enter
prise. Horace Greeley's advice of "go
west" is to havo its n Idenda in "go
south." The first avalanche of popula
tion that way will make their for
tunes It is a national absurdity that such a
large proportion of tho cotton of the
south, at great expense, should be sent
north in order to be transferred into use
ful fabrics. The few factories at tbe south
are the pioncersof innumerable spindles
which are soon to begin the hum of the
grand march on tke bunksof theHavannah
and the App.daehicola and tbe Tombig
bee. There is Georgia, with i ts C8.000
square miles; there is Aiubarua with its
50, 722 square miles; there is South
Carolina with its 34,000 square miles;
there is North Carolina with its 50,704
square miles, anil other states, not ten
per cent, of their ros:mrces yet devel
oped. When will our over-crowded
population in these northern cities take
the wings of the morning and fly to
those regions where they may have
room to turn around, and plenty of
place to take a full breath aud expand,
and be masters of their own cornfields,
their own rice swamps, their own cotton
plantations, their own lumber forests?
Liud to bo had there from 81 to $20 tin
acre. Travel from here to that region
$15, if you are Dot too particular about
the way you go. Afraid of tbe heat ?
Why, the thermometer in New York
every summer, rises to a higher point
than in Georgia or North Carolina, al
though in those states the heat is more
protracted. Afraid of tbe fever ? The
death-rate in Georgia just equals tho
dtath-rate iu Michigan. The death-rate
in Georgia, according to tbe nnmber of
the population, is less ihan tho doath
rate in Connecticut oud Maine. Giiug
either west or south you will probably
have one acclimating attack. It will
ouly be a different stylo of shake I
There is no nioro need that England,
Ireland and Scotland want room or wont
bread. I re joice that there is such a
vast population cimiug from foreign
louds here 21,Cti8 people arriving in
New York in one month, to make
their residi-nce in this country. And,
let mo tell you, many of them tbo very
best peoplo of Europe. What do I
mean by "bent ?" I mean industrious
and moral. Five thousand peoplo last
Tuesday in and aronud Castle Garden
waiting for transportation. While yon
put on extra trains to carry them west
over the Pennsylvania and the Erie and
tho New York Central, put on extra
trains on tbe Baltimore and Ohio, and
all tho great routei to Charleston and
Atlanta and Chattanooga, ti.r.t they may
go sonth. Vast opportunities opening.
Stop cursing tho sonth, aud stop lying
about the sonth, and go south and test
the cordiality of their welcome, and
their reaonrces of mine and plantation
and forest. Why, my friends, that is
the way this national difficulty is to be
settled. Tens of thousands of young
men from the north, moral young men,
intelligent yonng men from the north,
are to go south and make their resi-de-neo
tber , an t they will invito their
(laughters of the south to help them
build houses amid the magnolias and
orange groves, aud their children will
bo half north and half south, half S Mith
C irolina and half Vermont, half Georgia
aud half New York, and then to divide
tho country you will havo to divide the
chil.lri n with eome such sword as Solo
mon sarcastically proposed for the di-v'-iou
of a contested child, and the
northern father will say to the fouthern
mother: "Como, my dear, let ns put our
peditical fend to sleep in this cradle I"
Tho statement so long rampant at the
north that southern pe.iple do not waut
ni.irnl and in dnetrions people to eome
frontiie north to the sonth I brand
that statement as a falnehool, gotten up
aud kept up for base political pnrposesi
Another wrong impression in regard
to the south thst 1 want to correct is,
that the people there are antagonistic
to tbe United Htatesgovernmeut. Those
people submitted to tho settlement of
the sword certain questions, and now
they aro submissive to the decision.
There is no fight in them. We talk
abo.it the fire-eaters of the south. If
they cat fire, they have a private platter
of coals in a private room. I sat at many
of their tables, and I saw no such style
of diet. Neither could I find a spoon
or a forK or a knife that seemod to have
been used in eating fire. Why, sirs,
they are the most placid peoplo you
ever saw. Some of them, their prop
erty all gone, at forty or sixty years of
go, starting life with oue arm and one
foot end oue eye, the missing members
RKcrificrd in battle. It is simply miracu
lous, and tbe work of the Lord Al
mighty, that those people ore as amiable
and r.s checr'ul as they are, and it is
dastardly tuesn in us to keep spe aking
of them as waspish, and nerid and astu
riue, and malevolent. I have traveled
as n-ucb as most people Lave iu this
and other lands, and 1 um yet to fiud a
more affable, more delicately sympa
thetic, more whole son'ed peoplo than
the people of the south. The people of
the south are loyal to-day, aud if a for -eign
foe should try to set its foot on
this country by way of intimidation or
conquest. I believe the forces of M2
Clellun and Beauregard, Bragg nud
Geary, Grant and Lee, would come
sbonhl'T to shoulder, the blue aud the
gray, aud the gims of Forts Hamilton
and Pickens ond Sumter would join iu
ono great chorus of thuuder Riid flume.
The fact it that iu this country wo have
had a big family fight, and if a neigh
bor should eome iu aud try to interfere,
you know what the result would be.
Husband and wife in enntest, the ono
with a cane oud the other with a broom
sticklet an iutermeddler conio in and
he gets all the advantage of both cane
and braomstiek. I have sometimes
thought that the north and south will
never understand each other until tbe
approach of a common enemy makes a
common cause. God forbid that that
day should ctmt, Bnt if foreign despot
isms think there is in onr government
no cohesion, no centripetal f irce, they
have only to test it. Iustcad of the
thirteen original colonic?, we own from
ccean to oceniu; but that is no sign of
lack of governmental grip. By steam
and electricity the government is uuder
more speedy ond easy control now than
it was at tbe start. At the foundation
of the government it took ou ofn )iul
document two weeks to cross the conn
try; now it takes two minutes. San
Francises and Galveston and D.s
Moinei are to-day nearer Washington
than Richmond was then. There never
has been a day of more thorough con
solidation and unity tbnn now. Would
thut the people nil appreciated it. You
see tho whole impression of my soath-
ru journey wan one of c ucanragemeut.
Tbo great mosses of the people are
right. If half a dozen politicians at tl e
north and half a dozen politic!ans at tho
south would only consent to die, there
would be no more Fictional acrimony.
Yon see it is a mere case for under
takers! If they will bury out of sight
these few demagogues wo will pay all
the expeures of catafalque and epitaph,
and of a brass baud to play tbe "Rogue's
March 1" la time, under Gjd, this will
all bo settled. Tbe generation that
follows ns will not share in the antipa
thies and the bellicose spirit of their
ancestors, and they will stand iu amaze
ment at the state of things which made
tbe national cemeteries at Murfreesboro
and Gettysburg and Richmond an awful
Week boforo last I took a carriage
aad wound up Lookout mountain. Up,
up, up! Standing there on tho tip-top
rock, I saw five states of tho Union.
Scenes stnpendons aud overwhelming !
Oue almost is disposed to take off his
bat in the presence of v. hat seems to be
the grandest prospect of this continent.
There is Missionary Ridge, the beach
against which the billows of Federal
aud Confederate conrege surged snd
broke. There are the Blue mountains
of North and South Carolina. With
strain of vision, there is Ken'u"ky,
there is Virgiuis. At our feet Cbatta
nooga and Chickamaugn, tbe pronun
ciation of which proper names will thrill
ages to eome with thoughts of valor and
desperation and ogony. Lniliinrj each
way and any way from tho top of that
mountain, earthworks, earth nrks the
beautiful Tennessee winding through
tho valley, making letter "S" after let
ter "S," as if that le'tter stood for
shame, that brothers should have goue
iuto massacre with e.ch other, while
God aud nations looked ou. I have
stood ou M'puiit Washington, and em
the Siorra NVva lns, and on tbe Alps,
but I never saw fo far as from Lookout
mountain. Why, sirs, I looked back
seventeen years, and I saw rolling up
the nide of that mountain the smoke of
Hooker's storming party, while tho
foundations ef eternal rock quaked with
tbe cannonade. Four years of interne
cine strife seemed to come back, and
without any chronological order 1 saw
the events: Norfolk navy-yard on tire,
Fort Sumter ou fire, Charleston ou fire,
Chamberabnrg out! re, Columbia, S imh
Ctroliua, on flro. IVchmoud on fire.
And I saw Edswortu full, and Lyon
fall, fiud MePbersou fall, and Bishop
Polk fall, snd Stonewall Jackson fall.
And I saw hundreds of gravo-trenches
afterwards cut into two great gashes
across the land, the one for the dead
men of tbo north, the other for Ihe dead
men of the south. And my ear as well
as my eye was quickened, and I he ard
the tramp, tramp of enlisting armies,
aud I heard the explosion of mines and
cnupowder mogizines. and the crash of
fortification walls, and the "swamp an
gel," and the groan of dying Hosts ren
ins across the pu'seless heart of other
dying hosts; and I saw etill further ont,
and I saw on the banks of the 1'enoD
scot, oud the Oregon, and the Ohio, and
tbe Hudson, aud the Roanoke, and the
Yazoo, and tbo Alabama, widowbooil,
andorphauage aud childlessness some
exhausted in grief and others stark
mad, and 1 said: "Enough, enough
hove I seen into tbe past from the top
of Lookout r. ountttiu. Ob ! Goel, show
ine tbe future." And stauding there, it
was reveale d to me. Aid I looked out,
sml I saw great populations from the
north moving fonth, and groat popula
tions from the south moving north, and
I found that their footsteps obliterated
the Ij'iof-raarks of tlio war-chargers.
And I saw the angel or the Lord ol
Hosts standing in the national cemete
ries, trumpet in hand, as much ns to
sav. "I will wake these soldiers from
their long encampme'ut." Aud I looked,
and I saw such snowy harvests of cot
ton. and such eolden harvests of corn
as I never imagined; and I found that
tbe earthworks wire down, and tlie gun
carriages down, and the war-barracks
were, all down; anl I saw the rivers
windiug through tbe valley, making
letter "A" after letter "S" no more
"S" for shame, bnt S" for salvation.
And as I sow that all the weipons of
war wire turned into agricultural im
plements. I was alarmed, ODd I said,
"Is this safe ?" And standing there on
the tip-top rock of Lookout mountain, I
was so near Heaven that I heard two
voices which somo way slipped from
tbe gate, and they sang. "N-ition shall
not. lift up sword against nation, neither
shall they learn war any more." And I
recognized the two vr ices. They were
the voices of two Christian soldiers who
fell at Shilib the f.ne t "leral, the
other a Cjnfe.ierttn. A ' y ware
ITEMS OF LMEEEST.
( I.iiii se .-oiiili v srt three ei nls ad;iy,
m l win n the war is over very few ol
'hi in invent their savings in twenty-five
thousand eUiiiars' worth of government
)."utU. XvrrUtvtrn Herald.
ror u. li.tn foot
U'alkev has not had liis h'et eovered. He
was diiplo.w l us :i hum ht.nd near
L'oliitiiii.i.-, (':!.. nitii'iui'li in his 'Jtith
year. On a reei-m Sunday hi' apparently
ilii il. an I at hi? liiei iMi. when tiirsons
wi re bentiin.: over his ei Hi u, he sat up
and asked why he was tiiUs lieated.
il. sliil lives.
The "dark days" in Atii'ina com
mtmvd at ith.iul 10 A. M.. May I'd. HSU,
ami i-oTiiiiiiied until til'- middle o! the
.;i"l day. T!i" Art- .ti i Min r s:is that
a woman living on th" i.tilie I'oloia :o
sa- twi nl y-e ii! lit yi ais of aue a! that
linn" aa.l remembers ihe eiremtistaiiee.
She is now ICS years ol inc. The dni'k-ties'-
ereaid ':n at eonsti'i nai ion anions
her pivpie, tin Spanish "in i I he Indians.
I'.,e S; aaia'. d hit; ii d I le ii" sai ills all 1
'!: Indians tool: 'o I. i-ting.
It is a curious fact brought out in the
statistics of insurance experts that in
all of tlii1 preat eities ot the civilized
world the (ieaih rale is decreasing. The
ieienee of right living causes an in-erras-
d longevity. From 1873 to 1878
the devrrns" in the London death rate,
as eonipareil wilh the preceding six
year.-, w as lour per cent.
Since IhU new translations of the
Hilih" have I oen mad" in 23B luneuages.
i'ae British and Foreign Bible society
bas iu1ms!ii'iI IS of these versions; the
Anipi iear. Bible such ty, 41 ; the National
Bible soeii-tyof Scotland. 5; the Bible
Translation society. 14; the society for
Promoting Chii-uati Knowledge, 17;
he Trinitarian Bible society, 3; the
Xi therlands Bible society, 11; the so
cieties of Germany, 0; of Switzerland,
i; ami of Denmark, Sweden and Nor
Cyi lones still race in the West, ana
no v.-L'ion can feel sate from their rav
I'lTcs. In Iiiiuois and Mississippi ths
destruction of life and the wasting of
crops thai promised to come to maturity
have been great, and man has been able
to do nothing in his defense. Wears
yet in the infancy ef science, but when
,-eieiiee shall have reached manhood
i lu re it no siy ins that means will not
he found to break these diabolical mael
stroms if tbe nir, whose mission is to
torlure, wound Mid slay. Thus man in
lime will leurn to protect himself per
iretiy from the attac ks of nature. His
prosress in thatresueet will co-ordinate
i.i his progress in protecting himself
lii ui the outrages of bis leliow man.
The San Francisco Chronicle has as
certained that Chinamen dec'ine to be
ci in." naturalized because the Chinese
P"iial code declares that all persons who
renounce their country and allegiance
shall be beheaded. Tin; properly of eil
such criminals is to be confiscated, and
their wives and children distributed as
slaves to the great oftleers of state.'
Their parents, grandparents, brothers
nnd grandchildren, whether habitually
living with them under the same roof
or not, are to be banished to the distance
of 2,'Hiii leagues. All who cone;eal or
connive at the crime are to be strangled.
Those w lio inform against the criminals
me rewarded with the whole of their