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For larjjur auvcilistiuviiUi liberal oouUac! will-
VOL. 2. riTTSBOHO', CHATHAM CO., N. C, AUGUST 19, 1SS0. NO. I!).
NO SECTS IX HEAVEN.
A New Version of mi old Kliyinc.
Talking of and iiulle lute one eve.
What one ainl another of HiiiniH believe.
That ulflit IhIirhI In a troiihloil ilroatii
lly tint ulilo ofa darklyllowlni; Mr.-ain,
Aud a "Cliurolinian" down to llio i-lwr i-miio.
When I hmtril n stiiincii voleeiull bin inline;
'Good father, hIm; when youeroHH IIiIh tlilo
You muni IwiVtf your robe ou llio other sMo."
Ilut the aj'M father did u t mind,
And hl long fcowu floated out liehlnd;
A down to the Htreain hln way ho took,
III hand held Orm n ullt-.-.l.-.l t.k.
I'm bouud for heaven, and when I'm thorn
I shall waut my 'Uook of Common 1'ruj-er,'
And though I put on aHtiury crown,
' ahall tool uullo IohI without my K"Wn."
owners. Again and again 1j.-i.i1 they: show eel Lim tlio injured propel ly, iumI
consulted their respective lawyers on 1 asked liim to fix tli: damages. It,
A Tribute to Jlimcock. tion an. I their inl liigcnoe t he such
Hon. Duvid Davis is now u I'liifcil as to demand an absolute clian-.-i' of
feu he flxid hU eye on Iho Fhltilii; trio 1;,
ul taut gowu wn heavy iiml hoi. I htm bio ,
Aud Uie ioor old fnihor lrlo.1 In vain
A tingle utou In llio 0'l to K.-ilu.
1 itf bltu again on the other hHo,
But hla iillk go ii natid on llio li !.-,
And uoono anted In th.it hlK-fiil ,..t
If he IWongoit to llio "i'Iiiiii Ii" or 1 1--1 .
Then down to Hio rlvor a i W tiiij v,l .
m dross of romhro Into wah iiuwl".
My hat and coat niunt U- Mi , .r itray
I cannot go any oiUor way."
Then he buttoned h fn e".v xTaLiht til' " IiIh ').!
And staidly, K.J.iiu.ljr willed In;
And hla broad-biluimnd lutl ho pulled down tiflit
Uvtr hi f lOlioud so col d uud while,
Mutaatrong wind carried Away IiIh lint,
Aud he lj;ti-l a few nton'cutv after thai .
Aud thou, am ho gn.cl to iiio rm-iiior f.tere,
Til Coal hIIi'.J off uud wh noon li" :u ire.
Poor, dylug guskor, tliy suit "f j.: :iy
I quietly nniltug atMiy nwfiy.
Hut Ihou'lt go to honv.'u i- n'r.uglii u nn Arrow
Whotuor illy brim l' hr. .ol r iniri. u .
Vest came lir. WAlih, with ;t loiiolloof ialiiH
Tied nicely u In IiIa ago.l ui'kih.
And hymufi ah mniiy- a tory mho thhic -
Inal Hi l lu In Avon nil p I lulhi b.n;
A h aaw that tho rlvor ran broad uud l.llj,
Aud looktMl rathor iurrUod a-i ou !y oho
The uaaluia and li iniis In llio wnv Mi-ul ituii.
And after him with liln Mss.
aiu Wealoy, llio u.tltvru of g.Hlllln-P;
Ilut he cried, "IL-ur : What -.M I !..?
Tb wauv hae wot m.i Llir nirli and ihroui:li!"
Aud Uioraou the rlvor, far uud mMo,
Awajt UityaWKiil on tho twollon ll.lo,
Aud tbalUt, UUllllnhod, AHd thr. Mifll llh '10',
Without hi niajiui'Tlpii, iiji to tho llii' iio.
Thau gravely walktug two haIulk by liiuuo
lh,wn to the atrtvtiii koUoir iaiuo.
Hut a they sloid at the l lvor'n lirink
I saw oneAliit from iliooihor chrlitk.
"Iirlukleil or ilunge,? - may I Ak you, rrli'iid.
How you attained to IKo'.i gro.it ou.l ."
Tut, with a few ilp. on your hr.m ."
Uut I hae Ixxui ll' o.l, ah 'U'II iv mo now."
"and I really think It kill hardly do,
A I'm 'oi'iee cominuuloii,' to crori with '"ii.
You're iuuud, 1 know, to lite realm of Hi,
Hut ; 'Hi must go TUiT way and I'll no i ills."
And atralghtway, pluiiglug with nil IiIh might.
Away to the left hi friend to tho right.
Apart they went from thin world of nlu,
ul how did Uie Lrelbren "enter lu?"
And bow where the river waa rolling on
A laabylarlau church went down;
4H worn u there teemed an lunuiucrnMo thront:.
But tb Oteu t Could O'UUt AM thry 'lt.Hm'tl lllollg,
Aud eoucaruliig the roa.1 tlu'y tN,uld never ui:roc,
ThOLl)or the NEW way, which could It Ik ?
)lorrr ruomvut aiieil to ihluk
That both would load to the rlvvc's brink.
Aud Aeund of niurinurlng, long and loud,
l'oiver up from tho niovlug crowd,
"You're lu the uld wiiy, and I'm lu tho new,
That la luetaino, aud tiiih In iho true!''
Or, "I'm lu the old way, nud you're In iho new,
Taut U Uiefulne. aud Till.'- In llio true:"
Bui the brethren only necincl to rjH'nk ;
M'1mI Ui slaUtrH walkil, und no . U.
And If vronof Uieui chiiiu cd to y
Wlutt trouble Rhe met n Ith on h r way -ow
h longed to piiia to iho other Li",
Mor feared Ui croaa over the nwelilng U'le,
A vole Aruae from the brethren thou,
"Let no one apeak but Uie 'holy no n,'
Yor have ye not beard the wordn of I'aiil?
O. let Ui womeu kivp nlh'iieo' all:"
1 watched Ineni long In my ciii'Ioiim dream
Till they lood by the Imrdor of iln- mroiiiu,
Thn, Just a I thought, the two wuye mot,
But ail the brethren were t.ilklug yet.
And weuld talk on till the heiivlu II. lo
Carried lhin over ldo by nhlo.
Id by aide, for the way wite one,
Th tolltoine Journey of Uie wit done.
And prleat aud Quaker, and nil who illcl,
Can out alike on the oiliur nhlo.
No lornt vf cmeaee, or link lunl they,
Mo (own of silk, or nulla of grny.
Mo creeds lo guide them, or l.,
For all bad put ou "t'hrlni'n rlghiooiMioei."
lilus. E. li. J. Ol.lVl'.l.ANll.
111.' Kiii.jiri. ami tiraf.i irom uu-ir wis lviuaiKii u.- in ioic itcdi.i uus inai States fSfiiatui' from Illinois, ami for
liiiliue? tiiiu'cs niiiMy old ilefils mill re lie slioiiltl asK Hie winie unesiioii. m:
eonls. but always with the wainu re- jjiila-oek liatl asked, liamelv, wlielher
j suit. ! she luul any suspieioii tu wliuui the
; "I say it Ik-Ioiis tt ycu to ktep it uiiimals Ix loiied.
! in rejia'ir. that is as plain as a piko j "Well, one of them I observed had
;htatr," Mr. IJal)t:ock would i-ay. i iv terribly erooked horn."
"And I say it belongs to you any, "l'lveiscly it's llabcock's heifer, I
fool illicit. s: o that." Mr. Small would should know her ainoiij a thousand.
I'fjily: and tht.'ii Uj,'!i words woultl l'ol She was black and while, wasn't she '."
low," and they would jiiirt in tinker, ' "Well, now I think of it, she was:
more determined and obstinate than one seldom sees so dear a black and
ever, and lawyers" fees and loss by white on a cow."
damage from i acliother'scattli'liatl ul- "To be sure, they're IJahcock's ani
i i-fiidv :iiiioiniteil to it sum siillicieiit to . mills fast enoiiL li. Well, let me see :
! have' built, a fence around their entire what you want is just a fair estimate, , lowing letter to it reiitlciuuu ,'U Wash- cient road svsti ni because sonic of
I . t .1 1 ... 1 ..1 .A .1 1 . V I 1 . - I ' I 1 I i . It 1 .'. , J - 1 .
esiat-.s, inn w n:u. was mai eoinjini eti i siiijusi' : , jnyioii vviinjll every Volel otlj,rni to ll" 111 nave i-j iiis in carry lo i;i;u ;
;to the sHtisioVtioiiof having their own "Well. 1 should say ninety dollars;,. ului ju n..,,li it H.lir hi iiuikI
1 wav. ' was as low as he oiurht to trot ofi ,i t , , .
, r .... ,, ,. o e that tho writer has never rxeii a
At las . one d.iv Miss Lt tma ( nil a with.
1 in the vilia-e. -Oh. but I fear that will seem as if , ie'Tat. Ji.-re is the letter:
J meant to t ike ad:inta;.'i'. Stliiiiose! "' l oomtno'imn. li t... Atl. -1, 1SS.I.
v.e call it say seventy live." Mv J:.Alt Si;;: 1'iie t r;t i i iit:r and
"Just as vmi lilease, of courso: but habits i f iuv life naturally lead me to
many years was a Jud;;'e of the I'ni
ted States Sujiremo Court, having
been iiinoii!t.'tl by President Lincoln,
who was his law-partner for many
! years. Mr. Lincoln was fond of Jnde
Davis, had e-cat confidence hi him
' and ma le him Executor of h will.
Wo mention this to show what sort
of ii man Jud;,'e Davis is, nud there
fore au opinion from him is worth
something. He has written the l'ol-
the laws we now work under. Thcv
belong to a day now past and are ob
solete. They lire not founded in jus
tice ol e-jtlil y. They ale biirdensi Hue.
and bear the haider-t upon t!io--.i- len.-t
benefited. Tiny iti'e extravayiiiil
and wasteful ot our labor. That tin-;,
are iucfUi-icnt and a failure, the ii'iel-;
tliemsehes for the la.-l fil'tei-n or
twenty years have stood as evidence.
Here is tin- practical: I have five
laboring men who work my road. Not
one of them own it vehicle to drive
over it. Certainly they ure interest-
etl in -rooi I roads and a cht aii. t in
or rather into
aiid have their J i a i j 1 i 1 1 -r to hire, ami
must have a ond roatl so n to carry
il all at one bir load if p..-ible. (i.n.1
road.s iii;ike a thick policial ion. and a
thick population kmisi have li'-hcr
and b'. iw r 1 1 i -. I In-!.!... mid con-c
iieutly more and better jiaid labor.
over to that fund.
somebody V. pocket.
About I be same amount was 1
and collected for the same Jilirjios"
in 1S7H and ailer jiaviii;,' oti' less than
SI. OHO of the t 1 1 tie) I. the balance
went the same way as the first levy.
The Democratic j!oar.l iiaspuhlish
t 1 one chibil of its work. Jn 1-iTS
tli. re was levied S'.;."i.'J(i i.Oii. Willi
that sum t-v-'iy current expense of
the county has been promptly p;.id
i:i cash. The School Fund litis been
careiilly managed: school houses
havt- In c:i ojiim d a!' ovi r the county
and schools teachers ft t their niom y
'on tleinaiid. In addition to this,
more than live thousand dollars of
Iho debt contracted by tho liad.i ha.c
been paid in one year."
STATU rf 13 "7 S .
Dcrl'mii:; tui IMIiiV.
("apt. A'tx nidi r, appoints 1 ('oin
niir sii.ner of A-ricuhmv, declines lim
honor, (iiul lo kin.v.' tiieiit is ono
man in N ilia Cn oiin t v,!:o d-iei Hot
want nn oifice,--Wiiiiiin Ui:i Star.
Two ejf;ni!eine!i of the colored per
suasion participated iu a regular
duellil: afl'tir lie ftr Ivisl Sakm, Sat
tirdav. Scvi ral f-hots v ro exchun
ed. No damage to tiihur. Viutlou
cm annul f.i:clt in:
I-aii.' to be sloe,
the place. ma In
:i;-s. mhi l:now;thel c s
but then he lives on
he would not be ex
woman much respect ei
( and of some m i-rlit a
ami tax paver, tt-i.t for
' to t onie lo M-e her on bll.,int
:suiii!iions wlncii lie made liasle to lian'ea ll 1 l lei liim oil lor less IIihu pen-r cniiians to soiuicim lor tne l am the overseer. I own tne lands
' obey, as htw could it be otherwise a hundred dollars, if it were my cast!." re.it civil trusts. JStit. as parties arc lyinir alon' t':i roa 1 A ;o d road
I where a lady was concerned ' j "And if he refuses to pay. " , oranied voters must choose bet ween would i nhance the value of my prop
Mis:. Letiiia sat at her wiudowsew i Why. keep the animals until he the candidates they represent or stand city. A e,o,l road would save the
ine- a seam, but -.lie d. oj-j ed her work : comes around, that's all." 1 aloof, indifferent, or neutral, which wear nud tear on my wagons and
ai:d took oil her spectacles when Mr. j "But there is ono thiiij,' I neeflecteil no yood cilien ouj;ht to do at a teams. A e-o, mud would save the
Jiabcock made his appearance. ; to mention our ,'atc was standing i'resitleiitial election. I have no hesi- 'aihiilional expense of carrying half
"So you pit my message, thank open ; that may idler the case." tat ion in supporting General Hancock, loads to ma'iat. And thus I am ills
1 you for' coming. I'm sure. Sit down. ' "Not at all, there's no law against ' for the best of all reasons to my mind, satisfied with the system. And all of
'do. 1 suppose- ii iv man Isaac told keeping your jttc open; there is because his ele. tion will put an end to us do our work unwillingly am.;rud
you that 1 wanted" to coi,. -tilt you on against stray animals." ; sectional strife and to sectional pur- 'gim.'!y
business- a matter of equity. 1 may "Very well ; thank you for your ad-' tit s. and will revive a patriotic senti- As a mui! r of i'lturest ii:d cecum
-a. l! can't be cpeetcd that we vice," said Miss Letitia: and Mr. Small ment all over t lie kind, which political my. we are in favor of doiie,' this
w mien f.u'L:i :.iio,.l,l he the In t jud- departed wit li assiuiliuef a countenance leaders and factions, for sinister ends, work by a ju.-.! it..', fair sv.-,t em of tax
as .Mr. lialicock had worn. have sonant to prevent. 1 here can at ion. and l.y iisni;;' the crnnuials ot
5ut ut miikiiiej time that nilit he be no pennant-lit piosptrity without the county. The West has had this
made a strange discovery old brin . pacilication. labor to build the ir railroads and
die was inissim; ! At nbtait the; same" tb'cat as were the achievements of turnpikes Ion-' euotie -. 'e uould.-icnd
hour Mr. labcock lutide a simila.'dis (leneial Hancock in war. his conduct the ui our men who comiiiit iiiurder.
t'overy: the black and white heifer in pea'-e. when in command of Louis- arson and rape, but the le.-:-c-r crimi
was no where to be found. A lmrri- 'ana alul Texas in lNliT. was still nal i we would keep at home, and
ble suspicion seized thc'in both a mis reaier and justly commends, him to thus a fi'eat "ood would be aeeota
mowing the picion they would not have made, the coitlidenee of the country. That . plished in their bcim,' kept a'ail
uncommonly known to each other for the world. ; was a time when passion ruled iu the bad from worse associates. ( iranville
They waited till il was dark, and public counsels ami military power has. I suppose, on an acr;'e. tiftec n
then Mr. Dabcock stole around to was'exeitctl to silence civil authority, or twenty of the latter class. If it
Miss Let it ia's mill meekly asked to The temptation was strong to sail will not pay to uard and work (if-
look at the! animals that had commit-' with this rushing current, for an in- teen or twenty, make- a requisition on
declare Isaac was almost ready to use ted the trespass. He would have named partisan opinion was too ready the State aut hori; ies and supplement
profane lane-aae 1 am not sure clone it without asKinieave only that to condone excesses aim to applaud these with iiiteen or twenty more
that he did iit. and after all. I eould'lit the thrifty Miss Lctitia always shuts oppression. from the penitentiary of a like char
fi el to reproach him severely, for the her barn doors a! niht. ; (ieiierid Hancock's order No. li!. in aefer. These" economically e'uardei'l
While he stood looking over into assumm;; cnar;,'e ol tne r inn m Hilary and equipetl wil h 'omi tools would
the pen where the cows were confined, : District, announced "the rij,'ht of trial need but a smail iiddition of tax to
and tryin;,' to negotiate with Miss by jury, the habeas corpus, the liber- "he us eood roads throughout the
Leltia for the release of his heifer Iv of the press, the freedom of speech, county.
to see it till torn and trampled so that alone; came .Mr. fimttll in quest ot lus uie naiurai ri'lits ol persons ami Uie; it the old system is to lie kept up
you wouldn't know which was beets briudle. The two men stared at each rights of properly must be respected." ; much longer. I would respect fully ask
and which was cucumbers. It's other iu blank dismay, then hung their These principles are the basis of free I your honorable bod? to petition for
enough to raise anybody's temper." , heads in confusion. i government and the proclamation of me a set of road tools, picks, shovels
"It is so." Mr. liabcock. i It was useless to assert that the them by General Hancock stands out and drills, including a keg of blast-
"And that isn't all. for by the looks damages were too high, for had they , in striking contrast with the action of ing pow der. We have struck rock
of things they must hae been rump not fixed them themselves ! It was ! his superior, who soon after rebuked beyond the capacity of au axe or hill
paging iu the orchard ami clover field useless to plead that Miss Lctitia was j and drove him from that coniinand ing hoe. Ours was ul ready a ditch
before they got into the garden. Just ' in a manner responsible for what had for uttering sentiments worthy of all when I was appointed to command
you conic ami see." and putting on happcned.on account of the open gate honor. The soldier clothed with ex-(the waters that flowed over it.
her sun bonnet. Miss Lctitia show cd 1 for had they not assured her that the! traordinary power voluntarily iincov- You know it must be a hard matter
Mr. liabcock over the damaged pre circumstances did not alter the ease ? ered before the civil authority, sheath- and must require very superior skill
cincls. ' it was useless to say she had no right ''d his sword, testified his lidclity to to keep the middle of a water-drain
"You don't .happen to know whose to keep the cows in custody, for had the Constitution and set au example higher than either side. I submit
animals did the 'mischief .''' said Mr. they not counseled her to do so? As of obedience to law which w ill pass that this h not a proper highway, and
Uabcock. to going to law about it. would they into history as his proudest claim to that the county surveyor be ordered
"Well I .didn't observe them in not become tho sport of the whole distinction. to run a new one running parallel, so
particular myself, but J.,aac said there town ? I The man who in the midst of the that I can use the old one as a prop
was one with a peculiar while, some- "He that dij'''cth a t il. he himself excitements ()f that stormy pe riod er water drain.
.hall tall into it. said .Miss Let it law ho was cool enough to see his dtitv clear
read what was pas-iing in their minds ly. ami courageous enough tocxcciiie
Population of North Cundii;::.
i'Voin the Raleigh News we copy
the following tabulated sluciiienl of
the population of all the counties of
North Carolina according to the ecu
siis of 1SS0 und 1S70:
A C'.h'lid boy seme tt.ei.e
::", arrived in '.he c;t a", f,
t .-tel. i;lV I. ft i ! tint !'. h.! il ;'
Ul t e way U .!
'aitc.' of some forty-Mi iai!
"i o'clock in il.o miiiii:j.
( ibst-rv-. r.
ictly impartial iu Lis judgment about
".Ies' so," said Mr. liabcock.
"Well the slate of the c:e-e in this:
When Isaac i , 'line from the long mea
low to dinner--they're
meadow to day and au
good yield there is when he came
up tn dinner he found the stray cows
: had broken intot'ie vegetable gulden."
"You call fancy the riot made. 1
pains he lias taiicn with that garden.
, is stencilling ac.i iiii';. w orl.ing in it.
; Mr. liabcock. early and late, weeding
d tliirtriit" and watenie' and now
thing like a cross ou its htmncii.
i "Why that s Smail's old brimile."
Kespect fully submitted.
N.Vni'l. A. Gui.tieKY."
cried Mr. liabcock. "I know the mark us well as if they had spoken, for the
i: firmly, may be well trusted
as well us 1 know the nose on my face, light of Isaacs lantern fell full ou crisis. His letter to Gen Sherman.
She had balls ou her horns 'didn't their faces. "However, ou oil" colidi-; recently brought to light, lii'ls Gen.
she ." j lion I will free tho cows, and forgive I Hancock far above the past appreci.i
Yes. so Ts'iac s.il.t " the debt." ' tion of his civil ability. It marks him
1 "Andakiii.loi'ahiimpoiilierbackr I "What is that ?" Both thou'dit the as one of the wisest 'of his time, with "y compared with radical
"A pel feet dromedary." said Miss question, but did not ask it.
Lctitia; "1 noticed that lnvsell.
Democrat w Economy.
We give the readers of The I!kcoi:i
another instance of democratic ecou-
a statesman's grasp of mind and with which we copy from tho Granville
"The condition is that you promise, the. integrity of a patriot whom no ',.,.,. Ijan,.o. ns fnllows :
TIict were Small's cows, no doubt to put a good new fence in place of sense of expediency could swerve
of it at iill." said Mr. liabcock rubbing the old one that separates your csta from his honest convictions. Long
his hands. "No sheep with them, es, dividing the cost between you, ! nud unchecked possessions of power
hey? and that henceforth you will live' to-' by any part y leads to extravagance,
i "Well now I think of it. there w re get her peacefully, si') far as in voii 'corruptions ami loose practices. Af-
Do you promise
iter twenty years of domination by
"In order that the pi ople and tax
payers of Granville may fully under
stand the difference between he ad
ministration of county business by
the two parties, we propose now to
lay before them some facts and tigur
es which may or may not prove agree
able reading this hot weather.
These facts and figures are taken
from the records, for the most part
made out by the I lads themselves,
and upon them they must stand.
When the administration of coin, tv
THE IIOAKU EE.M'E.
"Shoo, shoo, get home you plaguey
critter I" cried Mr. liabcick, waving
hie arum, as he chased tho doen sheep
and lamba through a gap in the fence.
It waa a wtxHlen fonce, and when
he had succeeded in driving the uui
mala to the other side of it, he lifted
it from iU reclining position ami prop
ped it up with stakes. This was an i
operation he had found himself oblig-,
ed to repeat many times in the course
of the season, ami not only for that
aeason, but of several previous sea
Yet Babcock was neither slack or
thriftieas ; in fart Lo nit her prided
himself on the ordinary appearance of
his farm, and not without reason. mv
then shall we account for his negli
gence in this particular instance, f
The truth was that this fence form
ed the boundary line lietwccn his es
tate and that of Mr. Small ; and three
generations of men who owned these
estates had been unable to decide to
whom it belonp ed to rebuild and keep
it in repair. If the owners had chan
red to be men of peaceful discissions
they would have compromised the
matter, and avoided a quarrel ; but if,
on the contrary they belonged to
that much larger class who would
eooner Bacrifice their own comfort and
convenience than their so-calhid rights,
this fence would hare been a source
of unending bickering and strife.
And of this class were tho present (
sheep thcv ran awav as soon as thcv lies.
saw Isaac, ies. certainly there were '"Ies. muttered both in a voice uio jiopunncans. cnronic anuses nave
sheep." said Miss Lit ilia.' carely audible. .become fastened upon the public, ser-
T knew it. Tiny alwavs go with; "Shake hands upon it," then said vice like barnacles on the bottom of a
the cows; and wli.it 'of Mo?" Miss Lctitia. stranded ship.
"It's to fix damages." said Miss Let They did so. There is no hope of a reform by
tin. "As I said before, women folks "Now let the cows out, Isaac; its leaders who have created a system of
are no judges about such matters." time they were milked." said she. And maladministration and who are inter
Mr iwihcocK mcnuaicil a moment ine two men wem awav, tiriMi.g uieii i . r li. , . ns. in i ,-.-0 1 n i 11 . - passed fully into
and then said: cows before them, and with a shame- thing short of the sternest remedy , , ' lv-.. .,
"Well, I would'nt, take a cent less faced air. greatly in contrast to the gives any promise of effective reform,
than seventy five dollars, if I wi re look of triumph with w hich they had and the first steps towards it is in
you not a cent." before quitted her presence. ' a change of rulers. The government
"Seventy five dollars! Isn't that a The fence was built and tho strife must ho got. up out of the ruts iu
good good deal. Mr. liabcock? You 'eased when tho cause was removed :! which it has too lo lg been run. New
know I don't wish to be hard on the but it was long before Miss Lctitia's ; blood must be infused into the man
poor man ; all I want is a fair compeii- part in the affair came to the public ageuient of public affairs before relief
sation for the mischief dona , ear; tor shw herself maintained a an ooexpeciea. ine people demand aini,ult , 0)(, (um, r ,..,,,
"Scveut v five dollars is fair ma'am ; strict silence concenung it. and she! change, and Wing in earitoat must be .... , ..... , ..';.' . ' , ' P
in fad. 1 might say it's low. I would'nt enjoined the same upon her man gratified. Very sincerely.
have had a herd of cattle and sim p servant Isaac. j D'.vin Davis."
trampling through my premises in
that war for a hundred." ; " """" Tilt1 Koail LiUV.
"Theio is one thing I forgot to How a ( illiicl (ioi'S Through till' We wish to co.um. i.d to the con-
state ; the orchard ga,o was op, u or , y ((,. ft N(,(.(iU
they coulilii t have got in ; that may '
make a difference. I Tho Tassago from the Now Testa
"Not a bit not a bit
licpuhlican hands in 1.S70. the debt
of the county was estimated at S-l.Olli).
It has since been ascertained to be
less than that amount.. During the
eight years they had entire posses
sion of 1 1 it government they managed
some how to incur a debt, over nud
above that old debt, to the enormous
; ing from that sum down to !'J'.).0(ii)
About 1 N7:-i the law was passed re
quiring the Board of county (.'omn is
sinners to publish each year an cxbih
it of county finances. Iu those exhib
its. with the exception of one eai
siderati. ui of the people of Chatham which have been mislaid, we Iiml the
the suggestions contained in there- b'l'vnug state.n, nt :
o- lii 1 S i .t ,1 lliel-e wo 4 l.-vi. .1 t,ir
You'd a;ineut, "It is easier for a cauie','' etc., : port of Maj. Gregory, a prominent ,., v inin)Sl.N S'J t .K71 .'.!!.
right to have your gate open, but ua8 perplexed many good men, who farmer of Granville county, to the su- In 1S7," Tli there was le vied
Siinill H ce.ws had n, right t.) run l.)oso.havo reiu, u litf.rallVi In orient.il pi'rvisors of his township in regnrd ToDiiS.
I hope Isaac ihovo them to the pound, ' ..,-, f1T. ,.mi w W,.,. (,, tl, In lHTli 77 there was levied
"I heard him say ho would ahut Kma11 ttuJ vory low Prt"". called I Oxford TorcLlight ns follows : , -" , , . , !
'em up somewhere and di.lu t mean to ; metaphorically "needle's eyes" just us "I tho Hon. Bouid of Road hu .).!)'..
let 'em out till the itwner calls for wo talk of windows on shipboard BH I pinisors fejr Oxford lownslop : During all these years the county
'cm. But, Mr. liabcock. what if he ns bull's eyes. These entrances ate1 I have tho honor to report tho de bt was steadily increased. Not
bhould refuse to jay for the? damages! too narrow for a camel to pass roads of wich I am overseer in geoel withstanding the enormous revenue
1 shoulel have to go to law about it." ' through them in tho ordinary mail- Order (lucratively). AU my hands county orders went down to til and
"He won't refuse ; if he does, keep ner, or even loaded. When a loaded have been present, mid it has been 50 cents in the dollar, and for a great
the critters till he will pay. As to camel has to puss through 0110 of once worked since my last report. cr portion of the time there were
law. I guess he's hail enough of that." these entrances, it kneels down, its With your leave, I would like to practically 110 public schools.
:I'm sure I thank you for your ad- load is removed, and then it nh utiles submit, a few remarks (as expressive In tho year 1S7I an additional tax
vice," said Miss Lctitia, "aiiei I mean through on its knees. "Yesterday," of tho sentiments of us who oversee of !S.1H1 HI) was levied and collected
to act upon it to the very letter." 1 writesDuely Dug Gordon, from Cairo, and work), upon our present system for the ostensible purpose of paving
Scarcely was he out of her sight 1 "I saw a camel go through the eye of road working, so as when oppor- off the old debt, contracted prior to
when Miss Lctitia sept a summons for of a needlo that is, the low arched tunity comes, you can tell those who ISOH. Not. a dollar of that sum went
Mr. Small, which heobeyed as prompt ; door of au inclosure. Heiunst kneel, make the laws that control you what for that purpose, but the records
ly as Lis neighbor had done. and bow his head, to creep through; those under you think of them (tint show that by reason of an imagined
She made to him precisely thesame ami thus tho rich man UiUbt buniblo laws.) Wo think the present census deficit in the general county fund the
state-incut she had made to Babcvvk, , hiiubtlf." 1 will show tho number of our popula ( whole of thi.i largo sum was turned
I ('un it nek,
; J '.ilgecombe,
S. ill 17
2 1. sl 2
1 2. ISO
A lady by the u.-imi) i f Bebccca
lSi().j PiMiluitoti, wliil'i trading in 01:0 of
11-s7l,lho Mores id Deliver l.;f't week, foil
I..W1S lJt a.i sll(. Wax standing at the cuilli
o.f.U te-r, bin iii a dios for herseif, with
j7' ncLild'iii l.tr arms. NotK.'iig lh.it
12.42S sjit, WRS j:l ft f didaig coiii'itt.'rii, her
1 .i. ) 1 J HIIU f,,ij ehil I from l.cr, wheu
'-'" she irum.vli.itt-lv .'.-!! i'jlLi-,1 -.crdoad.
7. 7 1
0. !5 1
2.4 (i I
ilickni v 'at
A Coil Ni'Icct
Th.-' Tru-te.s ..:
Grade ! SciY ..; la id
Tetir.-.d.is lor the j,;
:l Pl-ll'fijihl of the :
be)' of apl l.fitions
1 nueiiiig last
1 '!-e u electing
; i)i. A lr.im-
. hen I'rif. A'nx MoJv:r, Into
d of il-e Givcsi-'.-oi-o Griuk-d
was ui"iniiiiou-l v i l, '"f I to
posili.L. Ciol'l.-i.i..,i'u' Mts-
liilU'ii by a X
ac 'id.-i t o 'cu:r
A s i' I ac 'id.-i t o 'cu:r ! on hiui-
. lay last. Little James 'J hm, c", tho
live year old S..11 of Mr. W.'u. G. IIol
lowell, was kicko i jn -t ovtrtlf slo
mack by a mule, i'lc ivi:i,' Severn in
ternal injuries, l'tom tho ejects of
which he died M-eii tv i ! rui: ;;. Ho
was a lino b iy, and iho family havo
tho syieqiathy of too cntiio coiiimuni
ty in their Midden and sail loss.
A Ureutiicr's Vision.
A correspondent of tho li iloigh
Fariiii r iV M.-ohanie says Archio
Shields, a good old citizen, dving of
S.H05 cancer, had a vision the other night
20.40S in which he saw the Hnly City with
7.021 its pearly gates, golden streets, and
7, "ell! throngs of women and children. Ho
0.27:! also stew 210 political preachers knoek-
0.115 ing ul the gate for admittance, but
Ki.0:ll wore all turned aside except u;io; ho
ti.OSH Wis bruli eh el !
KS.HKT : r
5.002. A Farm i'iriiic.
10. 1 Jl On L.st Friday, Dr. W. J. .Tones of
0.5e.'i Greene, gave his laborers, at his Beus-
0.(115 ly farm in Jor.cs. tht ir aniiiia! picnic.
S.102 He had an ample dinner provided
0.017 for every tenant and labor r on his
21.200 plantation and with tlm cider jug
4.705 and fiddle a pleasant day's eiiteitain-
7.4S7 ment was provielotl for them. This
12.0-10 plan was heartily recommended by
7.502 the Southern Cultivator a few
11.077 1 yetrs ago, thinking it v ise policy for
2 i.07S the employer to show tin ir upprecio-
1 1.740 tion of labor wilh ii yearly picnic af-
7.500 ter the l-iving-by of crops.-Kiuslou
nexv. Biinioli Items.
11.20s. The Harnett coriespo.uloiit of tho
.'i.5:tli Balcigh News says that the Capo
4.17:i Fear whs said lo by highe r than for
12.217 tl'a .v,,ars pas', mid fears are tint Hkj
5.2S7 slendid corn crop on the iier Mill' r-
15.5:10 hevc-relv. Tom Mcl. -.-iit, colored,
0.510 Wlis diowued at Nurihicgton's ferry
:t5.l!17 '' ""' "l,s' "big of his boat, which is
17.70S all the casually 1 hear of. This fn sh-
1S.11I et enabled all tho timber mea to
12.25S move iu tho direction of Wilming-
10,007 ,0"' u"1 1' hopu 1 b y may real-
5,)(l) , izo to therir utmost e-xpecialioas.
A negro by tho mimo f Chas.
Hodges stole sixty dol'-US from
another of his sable brethren near
Winder, Tuesday, tin! 27th ii it . , was
uric stod on the following Wednesday,
committed to jail on Thursday and
tried, convicted and senti nenl to tho
Penitentiary last ivi . k, thus footing
the county very little, while the rail
roads have gained it, valuable hand.
This is the way wehke tn see theiii
trotted through, with lit lie ceremony
aud no delay. Moore Index.
Kosciioil from Drowning.
Acci li'iital Sliooiiiig.
, Last Saturday afternoon there col
ored men, Wash. S'cvonson, Henry
: Mitche ll aud Al. ck Morrison, all of
ir, .1. i
On Wednesday morning Cupt. A. 1 T"! uu l were out B.purrel
... . n i- i huntiug when an accident occurred
Garrnson, of tho steamer D. Miirchi--whiuh Bctwt ono fif ,!l(.m ifo
son, rescued two white men, whose They hail approached a fonoo ami
bout had bwuniped in endeavoring to Morrison, being in advance, mounted
cross the river near Natmoro, and , it and seeing a squirrel's nest in a
who had succeeded in reachiiiga tree, tree near by, told Stevenson to shoot
where they had been all night, una- through tho nest. The latter, having
bio to make the shore, ('apt. Garra- his gu i a clujap single barreled
sou tied up not far above where the shot gun on his h ft shoulder, took
men wore, and heard their cries dur- it down when, in soino manner or
ing tho night, but when he put oil' a other it was discharged, the whole
bout it was uuablo to discover them, loud ol shot entering the si lo of Mor
A sharp lookout was kept yesterday rison's head and piercing tho brain,
morning and they were soon discov- He foil upon tho fence and died with
ered and rescued, being thoroughly out u btrugjjle. Slutts vi!lu land
exUaUotod. Wilmington Star, 12lh. mark.