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SALISBURY, N. C, OCT. 2, lm
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fiiiirt and Justice's Orders willbe publish
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North Carolina, r Si iM-.ittoK CufitT
T. C Il:ns r, Ex'r., of Win. Mackie, dee'd.
Eli. is llayiies and others. Defendants.
,V,r Pniar'Hiigi. Pttition for SeUUmetit
In this ease it is made to appear to the
natimfaetioiutf the court that Thomas Mackie.
Martha Mackie. Elizabeth Mackie, Jesse
Makie, Siivaii Mackie. Wis Mackie. Hiram
Martin, and his wife Calhaim, Mila Iieese
and his wifellebeeea. Sylvester Reese, Henry
.Shore and his wife Mary, are lion-residents
of the Male: It is therefore ordered by the
court that publication be made in the "OIl
Xi.rtlt State "a newspaper published in Sal
ishiiry. N. ('.. for aix weeks successively, 110
tift iiitli defendants to be and appear at
the next term our Superior Court to be held
for the county of Yadkin, ul the court house
in YudUiuville. on the 10th Monday lifter
the thiid Moiiilay in September, l-ti!. then
atol theje to plead answer or demur to the
peti'iou filed by T. C. Hanscr, the executor
tif Win.' Mackie. asking for an accotiut of his
administration and si Hual settlement.
Witness, J. A. Martin, clerk of our said
court at ollice in Yadkitiville. Sept. ifcld.
j. A. MARTIN, c. s. c.
fiw (pr fee .10.)
Worth Carolina, Si-pkrioh Coi-rt.
Yadkin Comity. S Spring Term,
Martha J. IL.aard. IMff. ) , f. r j v. .re.
.,. fAtLWm , ( a vinculo
Alfi'ed Mi Howard, d ft )
In this ease it is made to a Ipear to the sut-
sitMetioli oftheeonrt that Alfred M Howard. '
the ih feudal. t above tianod resides beyon I
the limits of the State and tha t.Mariha Jane 1
Howard. Plaintiff above named, hath a ti I
cause of mtion against him: It is therefore!
.ordered bv theemirt . tliat ptibljcaltoii be tnaile
in the "Old N'nrth State," a newspaper pub j
lished in S.i isbury. N. '. for six weeks sue-
cewiyeiy. fiotityiog the defendant that he be
atid appear at the next term of our Supe
rior Court to be held for the county of Yad
kin at the Court House in Yadkitiville on the
10th Monday alter the 'M Monday in Sept.
J"(i9, then and there to plead or answer to
sviid petition for divorce filed in the office of
the clerk of said court, otherwise judgment
pro colifesso will be entered and t be. case
Witness-, J. A- Martin, clerk of our said
court, at ollice the 10th Monday after thelld
Mouday in April, 186&.
Issued 22d day of Sept. 1860.
.!. A. MARTIN, c: 8. C
30-fiw pr fee 10)
State Of North Carolina,
ROW AN COUNTY
"' Superior Court.
Virginia G. Whitehead, Plaintiff.
Marcellus Whitehead, Thomas Whitehead, C.
A. Henderson and John II. Emus, late
partners under rhe name of Henderson f;
Enniss, W. F. Haon, W. H. Ib.il-y, T. J.
Foster, and T G. Haiighton, Defendant".
To Thomas Whitehead, one of the defc.ldaliis
above named, a non-resident.
You are hereby notified, that a summon", in
the above entitled case, has issued against you,
and the complaint therein was filed n the So
perior Courkfif Rowan County, on the 18th
day of September, 1869, and that copies ol
said summons and complaint were deposited
in the post offn e, at Salisbury, on the 20ih
day of September, 1869, ihsected to you at
Amherst Court Ho-.-e, in theStateol Virginia
You ace also notified, that (he summons iii
the case is returnable to the next term of the
Superior Colirt aloresniil, to be held at the
Court House in Salisbury, on the third Mon
day in April-nest, when and w here you arc
hereby required to appear and answer the
complaint m default wheteof the plaintitl
will apply to sad iurt tor tne relict uVuiaiul
ad in the complaint.
Witness, A. Judson Maaon, Clerk of fh. sai l
Superior Court at office in Salad) ury, Septem-U-r
20th, 4. D. 18fi.
... A JUDSON MASON, o, r c
38 6w:(pr f $10)
N0?ICB.-I WILL SHiL ON VKI-NK.-iltA
V.vTfh of October, from : to
JlXfl lei-hels of Corn, lielouginy to Mary Klli-.
minor.) Ti e Je will b cash, and take place
on the farm of the late Kobt. Klli.-.
Oct. 1. twW. :ttt t:uant;n.
NOTICE. --T'l'- IM'AH' NOTKSG1V
, a to m as .nluim.-tr i:i r i f It V tinT-
.4, 4He4'.J, il-Alj-- butOJ -kJ. iUjI'.O.Jl.iOls .ol
Jfr. Leyrtt llt'i") for eolbvtitiu. Tbse owing
them avererpie-ted to HII tiutril Mr liaiiea al
tie- ''if AW Shtt orli' in Salisbury,1 and
i.ii-rtt.vn ii -oel. a lei--.
Ofll. tf , 2 (jltm iTU. AJiu'r
COMPOUND GKNTiAN IHTTKKH,
The Great American Tonic and J),
Recomr ended and prescr ibed by physician
The "Conixiniiil Oeetisn Bitters" are inn 'c
of the purest .ih. I best Vegetable Tonics anil
Aromatic known to ihe protession. They also
e.UIIUIIl ivtt'llty (" I l-flll "I
n U C Jl V ! P
WhicM make Ihetn, bevond n'l question, tie-hc-t
DiL'UETlC ill existence; and for lb
iieM-U K.dnoys, llhuhler and I i n.at y Organs,
iiave tro 'WplT'M.ir, if any eouaj I Tie ,win
try these (filler, for Ilia following I7Weae
will in every cane find them sale, pleasant,
speedy and tflcctual Remedy.
Tl ey ate a sine preventive and cure for
Chills and Fever, and all Mulunal L. -eases I
1 . .
C )LDS k Ctil'GII,
1 GENERAL DEBILITY,
Diseases of Kidney. Orsvt'L &c, and every
Disease requiring a general Tome impression,
pgr I'm I). Si uses peculiar to Females it is
i almost a specific.
I t-f In convahncerice from Tvth"id anil
otlier low loims of Fever it is the very best
Tunic that can be wed.
The Compound Gentian Bitten meet with
universal lavor, ami have nceiied the slionjr
est testimonials ever given to any medicine, a
lew of which We append below:
Thw is to certify that I have used Dr. Orel
din's Compound Gentian Hitters and ch. eilul
lv recommend it a the very oest It, tins thiii
can be used for ordinary debility. ki k stomacn
A-..-. K. M. HOLT, M. D.
Lipsoomb, 0'auge co , N. C, Xtayjl.'i, tii'.
1 hereby certify that I have been Lsmn Dr.
Ooddin's "Compound Gentian iiitt.-rs," loi
Coi gh, General Debility. Ac and I am fully
satisfied that they are tbebest Hitters of which
I have any knowledge, and the best Tonic ol
fered to the American people.
ROUT. Y. SLATER.
Henrico county, W, June-V lsiiii.
Du Gonitis: Dear Su : I have bettn suffer
ing lor twenty years with an affection ol (he
kidneys, prostrate jthnid imd stricture of the
ii'-ethra; have been under the lieatttjent ol
the best physicians in the country, one oil whom
is now a professoi in a medical college. All
tailed to telieve me. I finally tried yout Com
lioutid Genii in Hitlers ; the effeet was like a
charm 01 e Itnlile cave me ciWnph te relief. I
level! to he the best meihriiii' I line evei
lli'.. Very rosneetlllllv.
.IAS. A FAL'LCON,
Lillle'on. X C. Jan. "th, 180'J.
Prepared only bv Dr. G.'ihlm.
JAMES T. WKHilXS,
J'ropriitaru Whohxale Aent,
Ft fale by Dr. G. H. Poulson, Sali
hnry. N. C 38-tl
Foil bltUACliiAL. A.u LIVER 1H-
S.K ASBS rt-itd the folic wing :
Tl.oinas II .-ttuHiey. K"i , (ininville co,,
says: "I rltel year P.lls to tie the best I'milily ne-di-
l ine I iiair ini-i h-vj. iiie ii.iw jtmu-.i
efii ial in my Own r.ise. I have been very
flirted for fifteen yeaw, anXliave tried ever
medicine that I could pet, nut have found
fiiie I have i:.ir ii'i.'U. i hey lime iiro''l vury ncie
rv KiiiiI nl
I mi ie c
let' t'roili vnur I'rllH than all others. Mv disease is
bronchial affliction, ami a complete trostrat.oii of
the nervous system. I have used them in ten or III
teen east s fn my family and fiiuFflii-iii to he the very
medicine lor nearly Sn family diseases.
The Care in Thorough.
Kennctlt lluyncs, Ksa,., i h-ikyt roluinbns county
couit, writes f April 8, lfto'3':) ' Iturinp tlie latter
part of tlie year IStiS 1 was severely allhitvd nitli
diseased liver and many nifthtn while in lied the pain
won In become ho excruciating that I was compelled
to cet ont ol bnd and sit uV 'until the pain would
snliside. I proi-nred a few boxesol theMil'TIlbltX
HEPATIC Pi LL8, and the first dose I took pave me
ereat relief. I continued to use the i'ills tor two
weeka, ami have not mftt a from liver disease
since. I have recommended them accordingly, and
severu' twrsons are in want ot them.
Ail disease iaau euemv to the korpati system and
is at war witli it and will compter ft, un'eft nature
with all the assistance it can receive Isom strength
eaina medicines and suitable noarSlunetita, can
rdneuerthe enemy ; which would be West, to take
medicine before yon pet siek". TV. pt event sickness or
to t.iKe inedieiiit- after you pet siek to ere sickness.
I ? s word to lite wise is emmeti.r
Kxerrise your own jndpnient in the niesns ef de-It-rise:
the eiren y ill come, lie ye also ready with
The Southern Hepatic Fills,
Hint oil, 1'ini known and iW trieil remedy
for all ItuiauM ilixfuxt. eaiifed ly a
TO AM- KM Kilt A NTS. Yon are a bout to i..t.e
a home for yourself and family n a climate which
you or they Itave not been an-ustorned to; von will,
juX i-.ourse, lie posr1 to ait the diseases per ttttsr to
tliat iii'. you sl.oiiid be caretul to use siu-li Med
icines us are adapted to the diseaan of that t liuiutc:
you will tlnd the jfteatesl sei-.iiity in the use of
IIFfWs' HofTHKKN IIEPITIC I'ILLS.
'1 hey can be sent to any point in the United State
by I. x press.
PRICK Knrnnfhnx. t!i eei !. P' I 2 fWPnlfflrn.
la Ohi- (irnss, tsThrw Oro, 9a Fivs Or.aw.fTo.
Tlneli mil-! eiller nrrempatiy thr orHi r fnrths ttrdl
cine i ii mt be nt C. O. It. Or ,-r- thi.tild br ai'dtMs
ed to 0. W. DUMS,
No. s, Sopis L'ALSi'l Sts.t.
ii .i i m ..... Mr.,
whrrs thry irtu he p--, n .''v n-l. a to.
ro- th we vu.jiciors e-itl in all rrtprctal.tv PrajrgltU
rv"rrywlirt sn.l oo
G. B. P01JL8ON,
JntvS 9S:ly Satistmry. Jf . f.
LEPAGE BROS. & Co.,
vommerco at., AMonotH, v a.
ryperiat attentii'm paid to- The MtB C
CK.XiN. or iN and ait other kinds t
j t'l M ' NTUY PKOlHICE.
j ti Liberal advance on eons'eume
j and j rompt returus. , juiy.:'-
RICH FOR A MOMENT.
The British si ip Biitanuia was wrecked
off tin- coast of Umiil, mid hud mi board u
larirc consignment ot Spanish dollars. In
the hoiie of saving some id iheni, it nmnlier ;
of barrel were brought on deck, but the
I vessel went to pieces hi fast that I lie only
I ,(p,. for jf,. was in taking at once to the
I . i i . - I
boat. The last boat wait about to push
oft", when a young midshipman went bark
to ate if any Oiie Slill wis ou board. To Ilia
surprise, there sat a man on deck with a
hatchet in his hand, with which he had
brokeuopett several of . the c.tka, the coasdwnt l( fmf ,. ln..rv
tents of which he was now I. aping up iko u i,,..,,,, ; It ,,,,, ',
.ini.iii u, in
"What are you doing there T" -shouted
the youth. "Don't you know the ship i.
last .going lit pieces ?
"The shiri may go," said tin; Ir an ; 4T
have lived u poof wretch ail my 1.1' . . mil
I urn del i nil : ued to die Hch.
His icmoiislrarices were answered on
by another flourish of the hatchet, and Ii
was ,ft to Ins fate.
We should count1 such a person a mud
man, hut he has too many imitators. Men
seem dele mined to die rich, at all hazards
Least of all i i-ks do they count the chance
of losing the soul in the struggle, at any
luotnotit at all. And yet the only riches
) we can hue; to our bosom wiin joy, m our
I dying hour, are riches of grace through
j Jesus Chi ist, which wc must make ours
I before the daik hour comes. Oh! how
rich have many died in their garrets and
huts, while kings and princes have entered
on the other life more destitute than beg
gars. Who wr aid not rather choose to be
rich for eternity, th in rich for the Heetiug
moment in whicu the shii
is sinking luti
the dark waters ?-?. S. Times,
WL DIE DAILY.
We miss something today that wc bad
yesterday. Some familiar and glad vital
ity is no more with us, nor can we call P
back. It has ceased to live. What we
were in childhood wc are not now, and can
be no wore. Our youth is dead dead
ami gone Our maturity may have per
ished. Where is the volatile plattle, tin
bill lei fly chasing exuberance of irrespon
sible life, the schoolday relish of sport ,'
Where the hey-dav ofyouth its ambitons,
hopes, loves 7 Whei' , f W have come to
our "threescore and It;..," is the vascul n
energy of middle lib the will of iron, the
lionlike courage, the muscle of steel J The)
have all died. Death is no new thine; to
us, but a common place. We h ive see,
ourselves perish atid fall away, until we
cease to take notice.
As time is all the while dyitifrj so then is
life. The friendship of l ist year is as dead
as the flowers of the same period, yester
day's, expectation, the very vitality of our
heart, lies buried in-day in tin- tomb of de
li at. The taste that admires this or that
just now, will be soon off ,o In ing us no
more joy. Wedie daily.
Hat we ate also I om daily. These dis
solutions are compensated by births, births
into yet gieater anil nobler life. The true
s nils gaiii more than ihey lose. The seeds
decay; tin fresh shoots come. Hopes die,
but hope never; while the plan ol lis enis
lence is mom elevated, the temper of its
life is sernuer and gladder. Loves end,
but love is perennial. .Muscle is exchanged
for mind, and will for grace. If, m many
ways, what we- once were is gone; so, in
more ways, what we once were is come 10
us. Death reigns, but life more abundant
ly. And onr song, in the very face of all
this decay, if we live truly, should be in
the jub laul mayor key, and not the dole
ful sounds. Let us, rather, chant the song
of our many births Irom our first birth,
and s.-y of death it has been "swallowed
up in victory."
Atio'her of the advertising "attomies"
in divorce1 suits has been distinguishing
himself. A certain man of this city had
a ft iend whom he was nlwav s asking to
bis house, nnd in whom lm had "every con
fidence." The friend was in the habit of
taking bis host's wife to the theatre, and
before very long the husband found out
that his domestic relations were not quite
as they should be. Friend ami wife had
alike betrayed hiir. Hu-incss afterward
took him to California, and while he was
absent ihe wife and her paramour laid a
plot for obtaining a decree of divorce
against him. The "advertising attorney"
was ot couiser the very man for the dirty
woik. lie soon furnished accusation, evi
dence and witnesses, an accommodating
Jttdge prmimrnced the decree of separa
tion, and the woman murricd her accom
plice. Wheri an inquiry was subsequent
made, it was ascertained that the attorney's
evidence was false from legiiiuing to end,
and that all his witnesses committed pi r-
jury. Again we ask, is it not time that
this infamous traffic was stopped ? It
could not be carried on at till without the
connivance of the Judges, for they would
"mark down" the advertising attorney,
and carefully sift every case he dured to
to bring into Court. Surely, however, the
Judges can afford to give up (bis one source
of profit- They make enongh in other
direction to allow. them to indulge in the
luxury of honesty at least once a week.
N. Y. Times.
If yon ee anything yonr duty, the soon
er you attend to it, ihobcttt r. I)a id says,
''1 made haste and dt laved tint to keep thy
' commandments.'' Follow the example.
f A letter intruded for OaLkesb, Wirier
bngo county, Wisconsin, as dm eted lo
Alisqu.i.-lt, Ku abaa county, and rcaclnd
Of K. P. Battle, Esq., PresU u! f Ih'
N. C. Agricultural Huciefif, nl I lie open
ing if the 'Jth Annual Fair, ht 111 A,
hcltow-membcrs of the Xor'h Cu il nn
Agricultural Society, Ludos uir
Nine times have seed lime ami hit vest
come and passed away si u-e we met t
get her at an Annual Fair. Nluo c n - so
crowded witb strange an t iii nii'- ii.iiii.
that I should, at this i.c.v Ifgniiiing of
m.r yearly meetings, apeak a lew words
ol history and of explanation.
Ou.tlte lSilt oC Oclob t, 1S5', less
than half a htimlred etilighli d men, .eili
log by eiperience, that those engiged in
the industrial arts, to be most effective,
should be organized, assembled in the
city to form the North Carolina Agricul-I
It is a. ike interesting and mourufiil to
rriad over the names
I lis n uiiinei s, null
. . ,
In iil,. I.nu' ,n..,i,- I i I i., ii r ..
w,... IUUI1 , l.lll v .i'e -11 ..ii'ii, ,,f-
1 - !' ...
Some after .mg ives rtf iVsiTuT-
Ufa's knd honor, o hers cut of in the prim
of manhood, all wcli remembered by the
good d Oct Is they have done, sle.-p peace
fully under the greeu earth. There was
the venerable William linylan, v h t, with
with sterliW good sense and fnr-tci ing
euti ri.iise, was one of the fathers, not
alone of ihiaSoctety, but of the K.nlrouil
system ot tlnk Stale. There tvaa Charles
L. llintou, I'uig ui en;. , ,, ih" chair of
Treuaurer of the Slate, against whose
spotless integrity, private malice nor po
political nincor ewrhr"athed a whisper.
There was John Ay Gilmer, as a states
man wise, as a lawyer able and adroit,
whose heart waa always open and impulses
ever kind. I notice the name ot one
whose clear intellect ad sound jtidgment
deeded only ambition tt have made him
one of the most c-msicuos st-itesman ol
his time, Lewis Tboniisoii, ot liertie.
From the foot of tbe Diu.-MliilKf came Ihe
eloquent and astute John Gray H niiiu
Frmu the valley tit ihe Vadkin, appeared
the generous aiid g.ni.il Jnlih A. Liiliug
lon. I see the names of Col K uiLlh ie.
of Raleigh, famci! f ic hps piMdic spirit
and uubouudrfd hosp lahly, a .t of om
estimable friend, li itte;t vV. ILiywoo.l.
whose hotly we have bat lavly fttlhtwei!'
in sorrow to the grave. In ihai V;, t..o.
m iv in
i i i .i . . i .i .
found tie- name of t 111. t exrel-
lent man Sidney Welter, of I
of ill" founders of grape cal i
Carolina, of Wm F. t 'ollius,.
Uoinptrollor of the Mitk-, of
Fditor and well red sch'tl u',
tj 'may, and pause wi'li ti pv-uim pan
, . i i -
over that of another, who, leaving a sue
ces-f'ul political career, pl iug.-d in o ih
late deadly struggle, ami on the rugei
heights of Sbarpsburg, in the m -ii h i i o
a In t'i. nit life, tell in a cause to whVh li
ii.td given all the em rgi. nf l is u iiure.
Your hearts tell you, I speak ot the la
men'etl General Ui'tn eh.
Others might be ml led to th - li-t .,-
honored dead, but tie wili s ihl lo
show the elfwaeter of th is-. wie sioo l at
the cradle of our Society.
I will ifiit call over tin! nun's nf ilins..
who have been spired to witness (he re
viv.il of onr Fair 1 cannot for hue how
ever, to oflcr my heartfelt congratulations,
that the first President of l he Society, L
Daney, of Edgecombe, ami its second
President, Richard 11. Smith, nf Halifax,
and two of the first Vico-Presideuts' N.
W. VVoodliii and WTnTaui It. Poof, tut
or will be with us, dining this week,
still active arrd most valuable members,
still ready, in the future,. as in the paW,
to co-operate in every ' eutcrprie, which
will advance the interests of agriculture,
the honor of this Society, and ill pros
perity of the State they love so well.
May their shadows never grow less !
Under the auspic s of such men as. I
have mentioned, our institutions sprang
at once into widespread popularity. Its
success was beyond the ep elation s. ot
its most siii giiims friends. The counties
of the Stale, delighted to send to its an
nual gathering, their best and most intel
ligent representatives our citizens ex el ted
themselves to make the Fairs worthy of
North Carolina. Each successive year
witnessed an improvement on its prede
cessor. All clasr.es ol society, tne young
and 1 be old, sedate matrons and blooming
damsels, the rich and t ie p or, flocked to
lea ii lessons of wisdom fiom the exhi
hit mis f our natural products and the
fabrics ot our industry. Different uectious
were brought into fouiili.ir acquaintance :
enterprise stiinhtlod, inventions aroused.
I he best things of one regi n were dis
seminated over ofhers. Tho Society grew
larger and e'.ronger every year. It was
developed into un institution, widely
kninvn, dearly tin t ished, ulmudiog in
usefulness, inftiiieiicing for good the rer
ujott-st limits of the State.
I rendu r well the pleasant meetings
we had in those nnd old days. I rtcall
particularly the Fair of 1859.. .Our Pn si
lent was one whose early year,. a';:d !
middle age had been j it t in ' se a udy j
ol leg.J principle, which, ntained by a I
memory .,tix raorditiary power, m t e
ne of the bis; juris; ui the age. Fi I
years as l in t .Iti-f.ce of t-ur Supieui '
t.iurt tits '.
and tr -
I ioiis w.re s',ulil li. ,; .
dauce in the luost intrhiate I
qaiStlon- . I raw. Ulieil lie l od on tbe
tal l- la d v. tiicb, divides youth from old
iJELii lUUjdoycd his .ItLsun; Loaijlu ihv
pr.ict'tsr ifi eiicuiliue. lie Lrniight tu
ih.- pu suit iisatui- clear jntlgmrtrfjlrid
pa: it-lit alteuUmi, u uicii bad matie hiu
i lam-'ii as a lawyer, lie gave- it in true
position among ihe arts ami sciences, lie
rcil.irihii it in lie li. t important ill
I lili'll I'llCi'i', II- used .ill means
encourage ti e application to it ,(' intel
l In- S
an'1 see nee.
Hit i he It jfuilii
' In tins accounl he ,
z a last friend of
.ciel ; .. Mijf iv
ol more t li m f t.ir
eiijut ing at
respect ami venei.it inn
r -ju i --t lit i live ol tile e
ith a mind still clear
of ili, a grind
id o.d divs.
tnd strong, he
W ili lies M lib i -a
grass ot i !i tiiiies,
! th.- iiirirtiii i'-s n
ma interest the pro
Thoiljfh on account
hi person is mo
aitioti us, wt:li
aaaus lunl, ;lut for,
M' ire years, iirnm d learned coiisll
tulinnal and legal opiiiions ii has written
as wonls of eucotiragi-me it, and assur
ance that we have let well wisher more
sincere than Thomas 'iulfi i.
At,.tbe tueeUMg of l;;il, 1 witnessed , power of the dominant race was broken
I lie reliie.'ancc with whioti the Society re- and the serVfriX race hecimt- lifted up fo
ceived the resi rn.ni in of Judge Ilufliii. einiulity in political rights, the most eti
I he l'lt -ddi nt elected in his stead, though ihitsi.isiic advocates of social progress
a far younger man, li is gone to his rest, trembled at ihe likelihood of jarring dia-
lle too was one of our watui'-st friends.
tteuda net on our
in i I'u. i
green pastures ol
, . .
aivvays earn his
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ami nit -'iii g mi aun progri-ssiv,! tinner,
lie was a k.ii I a. ol generous neighbor. -The
Stale fosl a gootl citizen ai.J the Su
ch tv a valuable in-in iter, when death
knocked at tho dour of Dr. Wtn. It.
When the Society ndj mrnej in (),-to-berlHUO,
tiotie doubted but that we should
meet again in Oeloo-T, ISfil. Anticipa
tions were had ot a Fair still in hi- inter
esting and instructive. The State was
growing rich. Railroads were hastening
1 . : I I
towards our mount
ains, opening up new
t, developing the n
and b Hue regi ins
sources of our f tresis and fields, our tnin-
erals ami met lis. Thn streams of t mi
gralion which for so many years deplete d
toll- sin-ii'-in anil Illleit Willi tlie cll l.ln it
of N-trih L' irdina, the highest places of
n her States, ha in a m-asiira c -aai-d to
How. We w ii; Itecimiiig a wealthy anil
piosperuil j people
Tnai Fair was destined never to be
held. Li the spring ot I 1801, when the
blight sun was wanning tho earth, anil
quickening into life the seeds, which
slept in its bosom, when the H iwer wen
blossoming, ami the bird- singing among
the h tif form. .1 le i . , wh m u v u.v was
UC.ilul ill 1
ii" gill o i I,
kind, the passions ol men fl isiier
acotiSitu.l g Ihl. n- ilU" gun p. w-dei
touch ol III elociric stii-k War
noon as wi
iiieinliitis I m y of
lour Ion ' years
minds am! ' lie I ' -- ..lives
were diverted to tif work
The ploaghshrre :is
iron into u sword
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on lie un in ii - i. i ..itiii .ten on,, .i
lyouet. .M ii ilu loio the uomid, not
lor b,Miitii;it', up' ami iiilorn
fy ing and atlorn-
i, not to aid
ii- i i th ' pn gress
tilleYv and -fill
ui inds ot j
'I Id fthle t Cadmus
rodac .1 in reality. So ami- I
I I, en tile pur
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ice to deadly conflict, (hat
even Hie vi-j v stones annealed to cll iue
into artind men. Ali classes ami aires.
I the Iliglk iliid ihe Iniv, ihe .vi-e anil the
foolish, gruv haired men ami iie.trtlless
: boys, in sad ignoritiice of its countless evils
and trials, dished with retkle bravery
j iilitl (slum! - M d.'fianco into WAR.
I The emiteVt was sm-it as might bave
been expect e from the angry cJWIi of
j Americans dyscemlants of the fiery,
proud and euergetie elem'mts of ihe
I best race of thdworhl. Histo v re, or Is
no nvtte tet ribliAstrnggle, than that which
for so many weary years demanded the
offerings of all tur energies and our
Wealth. All iiisutntioiis, wboao object
was (he develop luviit ot ;hi country into
it higher refinement and more abundant
prosperity, went iloytti Uebue the storm oi
dwindled into moribund weakness.
This Society sh nftil the common fate.
In a few days uf:cr Soutbelfii artilery
thunderi d orrSumterAtheso grounds wen
filled with volunteer troop drilling for the
cuullict. Since that Wme iiur buildings
have experienced uses hitally alien from
the peaceful purposes bf their const -tic-t
on. Th-'y h ive tieon barracks for gay
Over litem tor
a long time Moated the yeVlow Has ot the
hospital fferviec. They bitvo been con-aM-wtalitsto
military dungeon, lo-tmul
of the grateful music of arble Devons,
or lint shrill neighing of nbble fhorongb
breds, llieir walls h ive r sounded with the
loud order of drill sergeants, the shouts
of soldiers' reve lry, the gro.ibs ftf the sick
and the wounded, the eorrnlful sighing
of captives pilling for tha free air of
heaven, the , ceaseless tread
None of her sister States
more earnest and determined e
J'ered severer losses 'than Nori
tit forth a
ttrf, or suf-
Tens of thousands of her stalwttt men, all
th- proceeds ofihe iudustrv of Her newple
lor fotiryears, and a large proportion of
ih. tr peisonal
properly, : ii.-ir provisions
tln ir bo nls aild cattle.
w -teitoer coti-
or exc:iaiitt t! tor
Si cur.i ,es, Iiave
in in-:; ..im -.. i uf i i in- cnisli t-ituetoi
Jonu'sou's firreiuler, ili - sun whk-tiroaM
froia hw ( lecan j t! un the mor.iiu f th.-
me o.i a people; d
tmtte oj iht; in;u:.ssaiics nf lift;, with, t.'i r
citculiiiiig medium b -coiqe waau.vjpap.-r,
wnli liiituein. ,,ts t.t bus.- in, tic w..
trnken, ith tiitls waste badlv d-
d and feitjoV deiavej.
im a m -.ins
liWr 1 He el,
: lo.nbi tin .n
V,l- till lllji-..
set :u.d r. j
J. nl bid mil
with defective animal power, nnd Worse
lltaii all wilbont I he e inilal wherewith to
riilichuso these leoiinots to aitecesaf !
What was not least in this catalogue of
calamities was the sudden change in the
system of labor. A race, whose fathers'
fat hers had been bondsmen, were lificd in
a day from slavery to freedom The
Ii i owner, who fr in childhood had been
accustomed In despotic power over his de
pi'tidauts, found himself confronted with
ih unaccustomed task of suddenly ileal-
i - g w i r I his former si ives a hired labor-
eta. The cojitfuiplatiou jl this difficult
pr.ibb in bad ftlleil the ulsesl pbtlaulhro
pists w ith dismay. hi one side was ih
lite long habit of arbitrary rule, on the
oilier the training stt unquestioning obe
l euee. When suddenly the material
I cord, lieiliins IJimmIv slri'e to result from
the clash of variant principles.
1 hope 1 in iv lie pardoned for
that ihe history of ihe world will not show
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j nii,u ii- iiii (iispinyeii liy 1)0111 ritC' S llll-
dT these adverse circumstances. They
have not us a gem ral rule suffered the an-
gry animosities, inspired by their losses
ol property, on Ihe one hand, or on ihe
other revengeful feelinga engendered by
fancied oppression, to prevent their liar
moiiious co-operation in the new relations
of employer and employee.
When the cloud nf war lifted, throwing
aside .,,1 supine reiiiiiiiic over nast losses.
our p.-nple made a determined effort to at-
. . r, r 1
Wlu renewed prosperity. Witb stout
j hearts they put th ir shouldeijs to the wheel
j The meagre treasure, which the tempting
! of want, or of delusive
not been able to disturb, uor the search
j ing eyes of the plundering bummers dis
coyer. Were ii-oinMil !,. ih - i,i.H
X jpl i
ci s in slumps of Dees or deep dug craves,
to be exchanged for provisions and imple
ments, for males and guano, and other lie
fossil i 1 for s'icc '.'sful labor. Tbi close
ot ISoG witnessed a lardy return of cheer
ing ciufidt nee and hope. As neighbor
shook neighbor's h ntd, it was agreed that
all was not h-st, and that thereafter ettr
path would be upward.
The events of lhC7 overwhelmed our
stricken people a.iit. with despair Af'tei
a, by no means, favorable spring, when
'be young crops were struggling to attain
'he necessary vigor, in the - i,,v d.ivs oi
July, tile nor als ul Hi'uveii wt.rnonenf.il
n less and ire- ! ,,ii. t,f. tidi ed upon the land. The
I storm. F ti I yellow waters rushed tlowu the declivi
os of on ii , i.n .eking all lb" devices of hill side
of our wealth i c ilnvHtion, dragging with ihm the costly
ot destrtictitiil. nio Hires which bail been ,d nvnr il...
fields. D,y ravines became roariiie tor
. ii'ins. iteiiv or.ioeries swell... I nto
. . i i .. .
1 i ; . ir rivulets. From all mi.ii-tor tl, Inn
ryiug str- ams 'gathered into vast mafs
which spread over the low grounds, sub-
' ..i -in tti Holiest fields and most
T's lr was admitted
ti ii i -
i ?t'7,Ji is th.
vi isil ruin, more utter deva tatlon than
w.is caused hv thia tinneatiw,na ,..
'in i .....
in-evu was iniensiiied ly oilier cau
ses, some ol which were seemingly acci
dental, other the result of mistaken poli
cy. Never b fore bid investments so
heavy been mule in artificial raauures.i
Tlm h gh prices of 1866 had lirgely ex
tended the culture of cotton, while the
ar a devoted to breadstuffs was diminish
ed. The Autumn of 1 867 developed an ex
traordimiry fall in the price of this staph'
so that the umWttteate planter found
himsalf overwhelmed by aj combin
ation of misfortunes, entirely unprc
precedented, which no foresight could
provide against and iu no case was able
to avert, never before had a return so
meagre followed the farmer's labor.
Then by a curiout Derversitv which
i . . i . .
baffled the most astute political economist,
not in the history of cotton culture, had
the stnple'commauded a price so Insignifi
cant in the proportion to the cost. The
ind ited labor market and excessive pur
chase of artificial manures, swelled the
expenses ot raising tin; crop to a punt
above the experience of the oldest cultiva
tor. Moreover, in all the dreary cata
logue .J' revenue exactions, there cannot
be found so bnormous a tax on the labor
of the agriculturalist as was levied on cut
on in the year of which I speik. The
H-'brews, under the ancient theocracy,
judged it no hardship, perhaps to pay
ooe-tenlh of their income, because the
tithe was devoted to the combined service
of Church and State. This cotton tax
being, in that year, two-tenths of tbe
gross proceed of the farm, lor the State
alone, doubled the Heaven Imposed trib
ute nf t I f Jews. To crown these multi
plied evils, the poveity and want of cred
it of the unfortunate victims, rendered
the ui more unable to bear their reverses,
t .in wneu in ih o'deii times, the deficits
I one year wei made good from the ac
cumulation ol thoso which preceded it.
The disasters of the cotton planters
were paralleled by those of the tobacco
and corn growers, llanufact urine and
mining and other industries, and profes
-ions, all of whieh are supported by agri- !
culture, h id their own Insse to encounter ,
and vill litg lottk ba k with shiiddmng '
horror tKthe dark and bitter year of IS6.I
I r-e-ill these ihiogs to your miiids, my
friends, not to set bleeding anew, wo'inl-
now, i hope, I.eiledtori Vcr ; b it to unfold
ilm - nises ot ihe Img d. y b. holding I
Lur Fair, ami the reaauua for auy delict-.
envies wntea may Be.ooeervea.
Sne jki le- i - -he Ext cuttvc Committ c '
and the jthcr ouicers, especially of o ir :
very aetive Corresponding Secretary, who
seems to have the muscles of Hercules
and the winged feet of Mercury, and of
our collectors of funds, who have p. i lm m
ed their thankless office with the samo
zeal and success which in honorable trade
have enabled them to build lofty stores on
i be streets around our Market Square, and
to those fair ladies who have cheerfully
lent a helping hand, in the decoration and
arrangement of Floral Hall, I will say,
that wo have done what we could to re
vive an institution, which wo hope will
be of such signal service in advancing tha
iuduatrwl am in Xorili Carolina. The
iouh mw oi new u).uiu suus aim p.utci
of fence, all ot lumber, whose color, fresh
and saffron, .-hows that a law days ago it
was standing untouched and greeu, in the
stalely ping fore'- of Johnetnn, or tho
shady Vales of the Dark Corner of Wake,
arfe some evidence that we have not been
idle. We began our task under many
disadvantages, with not a few discourage
ments. Our grounds had become an open
common w here stray cattle graced. Our
buildings were filled with a numerous and
untidy tenantry. Floral Hall bad been
torn down and scattered to the four winds
nl heaven. Every vestige of ear track
had become obliterated Even the title
of our laud bad reverted by the conditions
j "f the grant to the city of Ualeigh. Worse
than all, interest in the Society seemed to
nave tadetl Ironi the minds of men, and
our Treasury wus bnrren of fund.
Thanks to the kindliest of our City
Fal hers, and to the generosity of the citi
zens ot Ualeigh, the title to our grounds
has been again secured, and they have
been prepared tor whatever articles
thy of exhibition may be offered. While
thete will bo no lack of objects of interest
at this beginning of a new era, we ven
ture the confident hope, that hereafter our
march will ever be upward and onward.
0 njtite has er.'at i aMirula n ages.
We have blessings of the earth and the
skies of the field and the forest. Neither
tornadoes, nor earthquakes, nor bitter
cold, nor tonid beat ; neither caterpillar,
nor locust, ever turn our willing landscapes
into a blighted wilderness. Above us the
-un sheila his genial rays, around us play
health bearing breezes; from the ground
spring die numerous varieties of the veg
etable, kingdom, useful to man. Beneath
us ure the choicest minerals aud metallic
ores. F..t cai tie browse on the perennial
grasses which eloiho the summits of our
lofty mountains, while luscious fruits ii
pen without fear of frost. On the rich
lands of our eastern counties grow rank
great corn crops, which calls to mind tho
famed fertility of the valley of the Nile.
Never do the boll worm or caterpillar or
inundations completely destroy the gold
bearing plant in the broad fields of our
cotton belt. Intelligent industry seldom
f .ils to reap rich rewards in the grain and
tobacco lands of our middle counties. Our
rivers a they rush iu rapid descent from
their sources in our mountain defiles, and
break headlong over the barriers of the
primitive rocks, supply water power illim
itable. Fuel under the ground and above
the ground is accessible and cheap. What
ever may contribute to our comfort or
luxury, whatever may aid ns iirthe great
s i niggle lo subdue the forces of nature,
our generous mother will amply furnish
us, if wu make an honest effort to obtain
hem. Give us intelligent industry gui
ded by science nnd few Stutes will sur
pass X i ili Carolina in the rare of whieh
wealth and refinement and hanpmcss are
Il is to incite to this industry and cre
ate or quicken this intelligence, thot we
are assembled together now. "As iron
sharpeueth iron, so does a man the coun
tenance of his friend." Dy our annual
gatherings, improved breeds of animals
will be Mora widely distributed, new pro
cesses of culture made know n, our domin
ion over tho material world extended by
new application of machinery, mental rust
will be rubbed off, faults detected and rec
tified, old erroneous ideas exploded. In
a wonl in the largest sense we will edu
cate one another.
Let us then determine that each annual
Fair shall be hereafter greater than its
predecessor. Let ua seek 10 extend tbe
popularity and influence of our Society.
Let us not be discouraged by beginnings
smaller than we hoped fot. Let us aim
at a grander success and more abundant
usefulness. Let us'follow the counsels of
America's greatest poet. Let us not
''look mournfully into the p-ist." Let us
"wisely improve the present." "Let us
like true and undaunted Americans," go
forth to meet the shadowy future, without
fear and with a manly heart."
Resign ATiox. Th,e Rev. Jovph Tim mot
C.ieshir. . after a ministration nf twenty
eight year a pastor of Trin'ty Church, in
t'arb ito' has beeu compelled to resijfu that
tosition tj rousequence of ill health. Mr.
IT. is held iu high esteem by the people bf
Kdeomhe aud they part with hi services
A Clertrrman while tecidinit in .coutb Amee.
a- a miwsionarv. discovered -i fe
pie remedy for th Cure of Xerroas Weakness,
Karly Peeay, Oiseaao of the Cnjiary and Sem.
inl 0riwn, and the wh-de train of disorder
bniurht on Iiy lutueful and vioious habit. Groat
uumber bave been coxed by taiaaobtotesasdy.
prompted by deiire to benefit the atHn-ed
unfortunate, I will send tbs seeino tar pros-
thia medinina, in a sealed eo
. 10 ,a v who needs it. Fret of Cknro.
aJJreii. JOSEPH T. IN'MAV.
Station D., Bible Hnase,
Oct. lr-skn It T.( .it