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State of 2Jot th Carolina, I
Mt i n n f u .1 h' " v t M : N T.Y 1
Wilburn Lassiter, administrator of Thomas J.
Ge.-r.e P. Bright. Daniel II. Bright. Daniel B
M. f.i'1 an-f wife -Ciay Huim J BiagbJ,
James Biijht. I'hilo Bright, Sarah Bright.
Elizabeth Bright mid Catherine Bright.
Petition to DiukeRttil Mute Atmts.
To Camel II. Bright, one of thu defendants
above imine-l, a non-resident.
You are hereby notified, Hint a summon", in
the above entitled ea.-e, lias i?8iied against you.
and the Complaint therein was Hied id the Sa -
I erior Court oj Montgomdry County, ou the
15th day of October IStiD.
You are a!?o noUtieU, Uit the ?urnmoq9 in
the case ia. returnable to thr next teflMtf the
Superior fiu it aforeSriia, to be li.M at the
Cuurt. tl.msc in Troy, -.pa Ore utij "'aj
'IjuilT, JSlmicriL. theTjIaiuttff
iilv to sa (
i.vjuri lor ll.e reiiei onimmi-
ed m the conipiaini.
Witness, C. C. Wade, Cleik of the said
Rnpeiior Court at .iffiee, in the town of Troy,
tins lOilt day oPLrLcenrber. 1SC9.
C. C. WADE,
CU-rk Superior Court Montgomery County.
51 w:(pr lee $10 pd)
Heirs at Law of
W in Brittnin, dee'd.
ScrrmoR I.'oi ht.
Fall Term, 189.
Petition For Dower.
In this case it appearing to the satisfaction of
the Court thu' the defendants Mes Try and;
wiJeSatlie Cry aie 11011 residents 61 tlnisme: 11 is
iinlere.l ili.it uubliealion la; made in the "Did North
State, ' a'newspaper pntilifcbed.in iSalislmry, N. C,
I'm si x iviT'ks notifying tlie dcPadnnts to appear at
tl.enext lerm of theHunsrlor Court lor the remity
if l'liiiiv. at I lie Court House in HornantOD, on 1 be
.I(i,!i I011 lay after the 3,1 Monday In March-next,
KiOii and there in answer or plead to the Plaintifls
iietitioii. iitharwisa the same will he heard exparte
and Imhrntent reudeied pro ronfesso bs to them.
Wittfe-s. K l. Irvin. elerk of our said conrt at
rvffiee in Morganton, the 10th Monday after the 3rd
Mondiiriu A 11 trust. A. P. Inn'"
HiriN. C s. e.
for Hurke County.
51 3w:prfee W.
State of Worth Carolina,
' Stanly Corsry.
J.,mh Marshall, Adm'r of Jas. Smith, dee d.
'eiithn to sell land to fnakt anet.
It nppearin? to the satisfaction of the
court that -4h-P, Lisk and wife Sophia,
me non-residejnts of this State, it is tjrdered,
That publication be made weekly, for six Succcs-
h ve week- in Hie Old North State.' a newspaper
published in Salisbury. N. C:, summoning each
,i swtid defendants to 'be and appear at the olriee
t the cleik ol the Sn'peiior Conn d Stau'y
Comity, on the loili ol January ,187, then and
there to answer or demur to said pclition, or
the same will be taken pro coneuo and heard
ex WW as ia men..
Witness. James M. Redwine, Clerk of our
aid com I at office, the W I day of November,
18(59. , ' J. M. RfeDWlNE, c. o, --
aConB OarosJina, ) Sim-krhtr Csirar,
Stanly CorsTY. J Fair Term, 1SC!.
A. S. Moss, adm-inilrri'Tir of Thomas Moss,'
v- ' ag-iin-l
RamtTo'fy.wt'and wid Jane A. Fr.""it, A.
A. 4 , M. A. K K .;.!!. C W. Mn.,
Tbreifdelll and wife M M ThreaJgill, J. C.
Moss, V. C. Mo-s. and Wil...- Mo.
I',tim tumult find Kt'tie AU.
Iu this case it an;, earing to the salisfccliofl
of the com t that
.1 C Moss,
1 ,-i ..o,. .
, M A E Kendall
iactiiii...iiis atn't-his 1
- ol ibis Stare :
W Moss and
(..',; .".-I I
v.-Av 1. . - x
: ,a- spjif.if,
ourl tbnf pub
Wei ks ill ' The ( I'd
notifying the -ai.i de
ud.0,1- fo ,q.;.ear be 're C.e Judge oi our
XL S'.pc C r b ' r the C Hir.tJ
.-" ,:,'v;.' Lji'rl Ho i- ;i. A i'-i-ii a''i ou
t Ui" ui -1
n -Jan'-v. I..-,7u. t' u r"d !b.-r,-IT.
il of ihe plain'. If, fihll (tl
meiit'wi!! be uXvn-pro edit
p'K-tens In il ,-r.i. ,
;. Iwine, Clerk o' i!io S-.ipe-
n at: -.v. ; t! .- pel
I ;.is con'l. 01 j'.d,
'. sso-and heard e
W :. .1 M.
rm t .cut o. r
1: ,.i!e, TU
C-ouuhV. nt ( :n A'be
'.,! NovVmher A D., 1'09
M RiiowiNi:, c. a c.
K'.i J 1
47 -Caufr fee
ni: iti.vi t it ici iMUt Mt,
a. ' ' ":- v kiiitriFli, riituum
t LJkUIEj i 4. Rill DLL V. it.,
A r CUESTH4. s. c.
I kJl'.iU - ::.'si.- y as s J -as ; -M 09
FORTT THOrSAXO CASKS Of GOODS
were shipped from our bonne ia ono car,l
tofauiilh k,11h. mid merenanis, in oery pan
oDhe country, frotn Maine toUalHornia, amount
in '' in trine to over
ONE MILIJON DOLLARS.
Our hellKies for transacting tWslmuiftneeliu.
slues are better ever . t Z
aacn ts In all UN principal ciucs w punuwo
KixmJd from all the Manufacture, Importers,
and others, for Cash-and often at an lmmcusc
sacrifice from the oiigiual cost of production.
Our stock. toMists, iu part, of the following
SRatrfti, RlanlcrU, Qttitii, Cotton, Oinifnam,
firm Qoodi, Table Lintn. Tbweii, Uotiery,
Gl.Mt Xtrfrtm fVirsrn Jr.. tie.
pint ca on mean
Rrittania Wart, Qlau a,e, Table and Pocket
Ptdlrrv in urtat vitrtttv
Etnnnt Frrnrh ftnri (Jenntm Ftinry Qoodi
Jtrnutifid Phnhqmtdi Album uVuewesI and
oltoicrst slj'le iii Moroeo and Velvet bindings.
Ti-avtllimj liy, Handkrrchitf and
(Jlnrr liixn, ifr.
fiiild and Plated Jrirdry, 0 the nemnt stilr.
TTr have nNo made aTrnngements vritli Mrtne
oft he l-;ttli nr I'lthli-hing Houc.thnt willina
hlo us to si ll the s'andard and latest works of
popular authors at alsiut one-half the regular
price: such as IIvrox. Moork, ItfRSS, Mil.
TOR) and Tkssvsos's Works, in full tlilt and
Cloth IJiuding-'. and bundreils of others.
These and everything else for
One Dollar for eaeli Article.
We do not olftr a single article 01 nieiciian-
disc, that ( an be sold by regular dealers at our
jee ve do not ask vou to buy gmids from
!, ,,M ... , ,,11 kcII tiieni i heaiHr than yon
.litain tlieiu ill linv other way awhile the
greater part ol our goods arc sold at about
One-half the Regular llaU.
We war.t eood reliable agents 111 every part
tn liiriu chilis a:ul
I seii'ling Us iiiitef?,' VTin
nb'ain the inot liberal i-oinmiiwions, either in 1
Cash or Merchandise, and all goods -cut ,
by us will he as represented, and we guarantee
satisfaction to every one dealing withourhouse.
As the Holidays are approaching we arc
making sVitil rinrigenett - lo supply xnyy
one who reails our advertisenicnt, with the
most handsome and useful Holiday jiresenta
that can lo thought of or wished for,
and to enable tliem to procure thm cheajily
anil expeditiously, we will give to any one
who will become our Agent, Out Hundred
Free Ticket', enumerating some of the many
different articles from which you make yourse
lection of Holiday presents.
For returning lull chilis from tlieaa rrejfcj
Tickets, acconuMUiied by the cash, we wilajKc
the hrm extrmpMniumns that we now give,
the safne as If von had paid 10 cents for each
one of your tickets. We wish y to und.ii
srnd ttat not any other firm in the husecaii
:wiLvmvuk!ja sl5Ssb ion-
tjavs, ron must neml in yuiitipler U-tirl.
"In every order aiuounling to over .'i0, ge
companied by the cash, the Atent may retain
.(((. , and in every order uf over Sl'Jo. $.1 ttl may
he retained to
Pay the Express Charges.
This offer is more especially to assist Agents
in the We-dern and Southern State j, but is o;eii
to all cnatomers.
A (rr.nt will be na'd tell iter cent, in Ca-1) or
Merehnndie. w hen thev up tln-ir eutiif l
LHub, for which below we give a partial LhifJ
For an order of 030. from a club of ,
Thirti- u-.. oar the Aireiit. as commission, i
', iW yds. Brown or Bleached Sheeting, Oood f
1 Dress Pattern, Wool Square Shawl, French 1
! Cassimcre Pants and Vesl Pattern. Fine large
I White Counterpane, etc., etc., or 00 in cash.
I Por an order of $60, from a club of j
i Fifty, we will pay the Agent, as Commission,
4." yds. sbeetipg. one pair of heavy wool blan- '.
i kets, poplin dress pattern, handsome w"d ,
i square shiiwl silver-case watch, etc., etc., or I
si."),(lo in cash.
Por an order of 100 from s dnb of
due Hum red. we will DaV tlie aireiit. ns coin
mission, luu vos. 01 goo,, nr ;
Coin-Silver lilntiug Case H atch. Rich Long
- . . . , j ',- c-i .: ,
Wool ShawT, Suit of all Wool
rreuin vus !
mere, etc. .etc., or 810 m cash.
We do not employ any travelling agents, and
customers should uot pay money to persons
purporting to be our agents, uhU$ personal
mm 100 Sumner St, Boston, Hat.
Oct. Iii, I8T.9. 41-1 v
Ocnlcr in U3roccrics
Glau and i-rorkery Wilt, Wall Paprr, Win
dow Siiudrs, if., tf.
ROM PT attention given to orders, and to
(ho sale of Cotton, (irain, Naval Stores, Tobac
co. Dried Fruit, doc . on Commission.
COURT HOUSE BUILDING,
april.p I4 ly NEWBERX, N. C
IMirc Rye and Coxn Whiskies,
Distilled in th Old Style, Pure and Ua
adulterated: at the
Old North State Distillery,
GROOT, KUCK, & CO., Prop s.
C ll lRLOTTPi !. C.
ALSO. Want to purchase 50O or lOOOIiPad
of Cat th 'land ;ay the highest Cash Prices for
Cm 1 and Rv.' j'l'v 2 tif!:Cm
I)ETCRN'S II IS THANKS In bis OLD
FltlESItS and Hie Public f..r Ihe lib. ml
mi ronage h.-relof..re extended to him. Oenow
jut.iniis Iheiu that be bas titled up a new ai.d
Shop, ia Xr. Henderson's Brick
Suildiac,' Room Ko. 2,
where he would 1e pleased to sec thejn. TTe
mara:it---tgie saUj4aetiou in every ease.
il bujLUi UU en ploy of the best Hair Dressers'
in Western North Carolina. Ilorerjucst.-. a call
SaUtbmy, K. C . Dec. 17, 1SW. 50-t
r nil I 111 1 11 St
compound utiN Ti ax mriKtcH,
The Great American Tonic and Di-
Recomn ended and prescribed by p hysicians
T'nn 'Pomnound Gentian Bitters" are innile
of the purest and best Vegetable Tonic and
- . .i, r.
Aromatic known to the profession. They also
contain twenty per cent of
, 3T- I! T Tt TT f
3 v w '
Which makes them, beyond all question, ttiej
nil'RKTin in faistHiM-M : and for
tressed Kidneys, Bladder and Utinsrj Organs,
have no superior, if sny eooal I 1 hose wno
try these Bitter-, for the folbwing Diseases
them a sale, pleasant,
nlive and cure lor
ChiUs and Fever, and all Malarial Diseases I
CoLDS & COUGH,
Diseases of Kidneys, Gravel, etc . and every
Ui-ea-a- leipiirmg a general Tonic iniprision.
fggf- F01 Diseases peculiar to Females it is
almost a specific.
l-ff In convalescence from Typhom am!
i other low loiins ol Fever it is the very best
i Tonic that can be used.
The Compound Gentian Bitters meet with
universal favor, and have received the strong
est testimonials ever given to any medicine, a
lew (! winch we append below:
This into certify that I have used Dr. God-
t .I,., u '.,110,1111111 iiennan li tters ami onrenui-
ean-'1yrrcomaiewd it---Uj veiy aBiUtsjwall
can be m-cii lor oniu;a:V ileiiimy. sick siuomeu
A-,.. 11 M. HOLT, M. D.
Lipscomb, 0-ange co , N. C, Nlay 15, C9.
I hereby certily thai I have been using Dr.
Goddin's 'Compound Gentian Bitters," lor
Cifm. '.Ierrrra'Derrhty. A-c.. id i am full)
satisfied that ihey are the best Bitters ofcwhicJi
I have any knowledge, and ihe best Tonic ol
fered to the American people.
ROB T. Y. SLATER.
Henrico county, Va , June IHbO.
Dr. Gootiis: Dear Sir: I Uve been suffer
ing lortwitile years with nil affection o! the
kidneys, prostrate-gland and strictuie of the
urethra: have few 11 under the treatment ol
the best iibvsieiane in Ute countMkome of whom
How a pressor tl, a :. aH-,.'!..,... A '!
'failed to lelieeme. 1 finally tried your I oin
pouitil: GenTiarr Bitters ; the elleet was luxe a
charm one bottle cave me complete relief. I
believe il to be theiicst -tnerfieHle-1 have ever
n. , .TV rf
TTll'e'on. N. C . Jan. 7th. ISti'J.
Preiiared on'v bv Dr. Goddin.
JAMES T. WIGGINS,
Proprietary Whuletale Agent,
For sale by Dr. G. B. Poulson, Salis
bury. N. C. . . 38 tf
FOR BRONCHIAL AND LIVER DI
SEASES read the following:
Thomas H. Uainey. Esq , Graaville co., V. C
nays. ! ttnd jour Pills to oe the beat family mili
cine I have ever used. They have proved veryben-
.-li,. in in mv own i-ii.-e. 1
i iir-in a mv uwn case. 1 nave Deen very nun-n ni-
m flJiefI1 ,, , ve tried every kin,(,
mwlj,.ine , , cou,, p,.t. have lomid more ,v
lu-f .from vonr Pill than all others. My liase is
bronchial affliction, and a complete prostration of
the riervons system. I have used theui in ten or (II
teen eases in my family, ami Hndiliem to Ik the yery
eouiK'wrlWiiirtt i,""jM7 Jhn1ng 'tbenatter
part of the year ISC2 i was severely afflicted with
diseased liver sad many nighU while fn bed (he pain,
would become aexcriiciatins; that I wascomuelled
to tret vat
. . . ... . .... .
I and sit up 'uulil the pain would
suhslde. I piw-tircd a few IkixcsoI tl.eSOCTHKKN
IIKI'ATICI'll.f.S, and the Hrst dose I took gave me
K 'eat relief. I continued to une the Pills For two
wselis, and tiave not suffered from tiyer disease
since . I have reemmnewted them aeenrdtnaly, and
tbI persons are in want ol them.
disease is an ueniy to Ihe liumnn system, and
is at warwitu it and-will conquer it. utilesH nature
wltG all the assistance it can receive troni strength
ening medicines and suitable nourishments, can
con.pierlhe eiierv-iW!Jfik,,WiftUtd be best. 10 take
medicine before yen pet sick, to pietHHi-t sickness or
to take medicine alter you get si. k to ere sickness,
f.'" , wold to the wise Is enough ..ril
Kxercise your own judgment in the nu-ans of de
fense: the encay will coine, be ye als' ready with
Tho Southern Hepatic Villi,
77iaf old, long known and icell tried remedy
for all ltitiovvlisenrf', eanntdhy ot
TO AM. EMIGRANTS Yon are abontto ...ske
a home fur yoiirseiran.l family na cliinare which
you or they have aot been accustomed to ; yon will,
of course, be evi,ised to iill the diseases peculiar to
that climate, you should be careful to use such Med
icines as are adapted to the diseases of thatve'imatei
you will find the greatest security in the use of
i.'f.kms1 stirTrmt ttTTTtTte I'M.ta. ,
They can be sent to any point 111 the United (state
PRICK For fine hnr, M ee-1'. oV !. rlfOroi
Sin Our tjrnsi, Sib Three Oron, SiW five Oross. $79.
Theensli 111 a -I .-ilhr sceonipanj1 ' ""t" fcUis Stidt.
rinmrii vlll uti seut C. O. H. Or Vrj sti,.ul.l be s.Tdtess
10 j . W. DEKMB, ,
NO. 'S, SOCH C4LBO0S I'Tsrr.
lUtriuoss Md. ,
li'rs ttirf fl'i prninpli, alff n.le.l to.
' to- ili-s- Mi-illi-im-a ell uu sll r. .(icolulle Di uk(IiU
i rervvliers maJ on
(J. 1J. I'OULSON,
Jly 22C, ty Salisbury, N. C.
LEPAGE BROS. & Co.,
(f nramissioii tnrdanls
Commerce St., Norfolk, Va.
rySpceial attention paid t the- sale o
GRAIN. ttlPTON and all other kinds
I'tf Liberal advances, on eoneignjpenl
and prompt returns.
GET IBB BUST,
acT ma oKi.v urxriNK mraovro .
OROIDE GOb WATCHE8,
Hanufaitnieo li TIIK 0ROIOR W ATCfT CO.-.
Tbey art all Hie l4 make, lluutinil Cases, finely
CHHsetl I.OO AMI HUH I.IKU mi ..,.i.i, wwu
r i . . i. . ,u
, . ' ,-, . ' fi'ZS
0( l;0I.' mm, at fio ssca.
OI'K IMHIII.K KXilfA liKKlXKO Rohd Oroide
(.old Hunting! sues, r'tilt.lewehst Leveis, are equal
to t9W ii:l Watctes: leulti d "'1 Ouaranteeil
to keep nil -v tiim-. at ! .. ' i,U u..t larniMi, itii
Kxtra KinnCase-. at (9lleiieli.
fO MUXrA' IS ItKOL Iltl U IX AI'VAM'K
We send by Kxv- my w bre in tke 1 nited states,
ftSMWe to a 1, ton delivery, with the prtyOege to
Seen and rs.i Ui..:t r'.i .or. ai.o if not Sstfs -
is.to.iv MMn-ued, h liajiui the kxiirets el.nreis.
' 'ffoo-n wme writ W VsVr S RinM-RSkae.
niviiAid. hwlidinir tilli ir. a,U .1 h e.
Yittehe it mi extra
.In Anenl fending Jur Si
IFnsi'fV,-''WeVMsssM.'$l S- Wittrkaiur AtO, or
Sere,, iJOMIWrAcs for SlJO.
AI.SO KT.Ft.'ANi' CMMilDKitlll 0 CHAINS, of
late-it -.11111 inoht i-ot ly sty les. for I.mIii- and 1'entle
men. rro.n into 40 inVhes lone, at fli. -l Hi. slid H
each, w-iil w ith atclieal "i-t l:ol( -'ale pliers,
state kind ami w'zr of M steti juitct!. and to avoid
lV iii- eoncrru order onlv fiuin
TIIK (MHilliK W TCll CO.,
nnv 5 fiui I4M Kuilon -iii t Ne York.
PAIN K 1 1 .LEU,
OPINIONS OK TIIK I'RESS.
No article ever attaimil to Mich unboundetl
popularity. Salem ( fttm .
An arliele of great merit and virtue. t'.'iiu'a
Wo can bear testimony to the rffi'-acy f the
Paih Kiilh r. We have 1 u ii mavtic effects in
in MMithing the scvi-rot pain, and know 11 to be j
a j:ishI article. fmrraaafi Ihtpttfrh. I
A sptndy cure for pain no family should be
w ithout it. Montreal Tranet ipt.
fx .1.: o..-l .1... P.. In 1
1 lieie ,1.1 1 , , , 1 1 1 1 1 1 .i . r"i j "wr. iin ..
IX llll'l, "l.l.II I- 11.. ITI.'-l ..tl,.r... ..VI.....
, 1 1 .1 1 ,1 , i . 1 . 1 ,,; I 1
It has a r ;1 nu ril : as a means
I pain, no nlcdieilie has Rfiired
eoual ti Perry Dai' l'iiin Kil
i f)' Dm'.y AV-s.
Its wimderliil aiwer in rel
j r err pain hfts never -been )
It is one of i!,. fen- nrii, !,
I they pretend to !,-. llnnw
I hir own opinion i-, that 11
1 wilhoiii aJtoiile ol il lor :i -i'
J woinnls, acbe-, i.iins, - ,n -. .
; eflectual remedy we know
ievii g the most se
, ,1 i Ian J . Ji U4 -4 tit j i iMI
tint are i'lst what
1 faiuily should be
gii hour. In lh-!i
it i- the iie -l
.. -V, Si. JoJtit,
Atter maa'years trial of Urns' Pain Killer,
we advice that every family should provide
themselves with so effectiial and speedy a pain
killer. Amhtrtt (XJ&) tiaatte.
TTieTaTiY Killer of 'Perry D-ivitt jv Son we
csjacuoJkkitly recomnu od. have n- sl il
fvrjltUglli fuf lSui- an3 .av.r..i.i.'. -
Tlie Pain Kiitcr is fot si,e 1 Medicine Deal
ers generally. dee .1 I m
THE GREAT BUT RI A L ANM L.
Hosteliei's United t :i' Almanac for 170,
for distribution, yrutin, tlirouehonl the 1'nind
States and all civilized count;-!: - of the Western
Hcmisjihere, will he publi-hed about ijic first of
January, an I all who wii-h 10 understand the
true philosophy of health i-!ioiild read and Hin
der tlie valuable uggfslins ,, , iitaii:s. In ad
dition to an admirable medical treatise 011 the
cause, hrevention and cur, of a great vaj Usly of
diseases, it end races a large amount of iid'oruiu
tion interesting to the merchant, Uie ino'eliiiuie.
'he miner, the farmer, the planter, and profes
sional man : and the caleulatioiis have been
made for such meridians and latitudes as are
most suitable for a comet and comprehensive
The nature, us. s. nml extraordinary sanitarv
effects of HOSTETTFR'S STOMACH BIT
TERS, the staple tonic and alicrative of more
than half the ( hri.-liau worhl, are fully si 1 forth
in its pages, which are 3I-0 iuternjH-rstl with
pictorial illustrations, valuable recipes for the
household and farm, , humorous ami dote, and
other instructive and amusing rtiiiiing in;it:ir.
original and selected. Amofie the A.muals to
npa.r with the opening of the ye.i.ir, ll.iswill be
one of the most useful, and mm tad for the
tudrin'i. Send for copies to the Central Manufac
tory", at llttshurgh, Pa.' or to il,c ucsrest dealer
I.. Hi tki'l'l vr'Pi:'i ' ."r"Mrt.ll i sir-Mr.
Y-ie BfXTIGBH in evetry vlty, (own and
il vltlsivl wrll
'it''"'' vvjjt tiwst llir.niMli.iit (he
ll is hut six vears since ALLEN'S LUNtl
BALSAM, was flrst otli red for sale. ItsotHl
qualities was s'Hin made kr. jwn at home, and
verv soon its fame waa jihsetl-&f -end m
iiisii.iii.u mil;!-i. ci vi . i li T 11.
. . i i ... i i-
And throughout Canada, it i- w.-It and favora-
my Known, ana sola eAcrywlare.
Mcml trAaf Caplai Ffter rrilee:
Port Btrwei.!, March 'J-'ld, 1SR9.
Messrs. Pkhrv Davih i Bus S,rs; I am
plcat-d to notifv you pf the bench t wlacU 1 have
receiveil from Allen's hmy Balsam, having Iw-en
troubled with a cough for several years past, the
Balsam was recommended tome. I immediate
ly procured it, 'and found i: to relieve my cough
more readily than anything I ever tried. My
Wife has aliio unesl it with most ati f:ic!..rV r. -snltB.
Yours Very 'J'r:i!i .
Capt. D. I l ISTER. -
fitpt Foster -fs -a shipowner and lmijuiiivr,
aiding at Fort Burwell, Canada.
It m sold by Da. (J. B. Poulson, 'Salisbury,
N.C. I 1 in
A Clergyman whi'e residiipr iii South Amer
ica as a missionary, disciirersd a salfe and sim
ple remedy for the Cure ol .Vsrvous Weakness,
irly Decay, Disease .ef :h. L'rinuryiand, Sem
inal Organs, and the wfiio Iruiu of disorders
brought on bv b ineful -ud vicious habil. Gr al
I nnmliers have h.-i-n uiril by tliia uoble remedy.
I Prompted by itvde-irr b Imiii. fit tho afffielel
I ami unfortunate, I will Vend tLe recipe for pre-,
I paring and u-ing this mUieine, in a sealed en'
! velope, to nnv who iiee it. Frer of Charge.,
AOdress. .I'ifcPirT. IVMAX', '
btiiVn !., Hilda Uojse,
Oct. I Tun New York City
joii.v s. ii!:.Df:.&o.,
ATTORNEY it VDf.SELU;H T LAW
SAl.lMilKV, X. V. .
rrWHT attend fomptlv to the CoHo .
ias nf (Ihhin 7. oti9fLlv '
' " 1 - mj
rn r miff t
it is sold hi near v everv I Ireo s.i..r.. ni I hi I in. I ion. I.. M. htaulnn rni-nii-rlv I ti,-,rn,.r (.on. I cianrui nolle at all. .unl all nml i.s -i... :., ' 1 enrson. J ion. I. rZ I nil I WrHratlvs I .anva P.
ted State North, East, Soath anil West. No j eral of Ute JJuitcl States, and Sccretarv of War ! 'stupid policy tif opt rutiiig one of Ihe hinge! I son, ajtd Mr. J. H. Pearson with Miss Lida
similar medicine stands higher with the people. I anri .....iv nlM1; ,,i - i, r.i 'c ' ' i1" im,t r:,lroads iu the country, almost entire- Pearson.
It is well known on the Paciuo cast, ami liber- j "C1. ' J" ' of"'e He : r for tle b. nctit of money lenders, contractors, ! tl , -ximrton X C Dee im k ,w
.1 demands for it from San Francisco, Sacra- ( m,rt of t,,e 1 States, died very suddenly. ofliciaUjuid employees. . R ' jf wWimire' ChaVl A U
l memo in California and Portland, regon ; even j at his residence iu Washington City, a few days I This-provision in the Act of lSo-l-j, was a to Mb Fannie A., seventh daiurl.tornTiR.uL:
This being the week of the holidays we only
issue half a sheet, and would not have issued this j our columns from the Standard. Gen. Bar
but for the fact thut we were compelled to do so j ringer is a practical man, of sound judgment
in order to piddish some Court Orders for "six j who has paid considerable attention to our rail
successive weeks.'' It is usual to omit one is-, roads, and his opinion ought to, and doubtless
sne at Christmas in order to give the printers, j will, command respect. We have no douU about
who. as a claaa. arc confined closer and worked i the correctness of his views. We aUo fully or.n-
hanh r than any other, an opportunity to par -
ticlpate in the festivitlea and relaxations of the
season. The absence of the editor until the
day on which the form hnd to he made Ul must
. ,, ,,.. r
uo our eacww kit hw wjmrmf v v. ... m
number. Next week we will bo out again as
... . , . -
' '"It '' H e.K.lus.ou wc extend to our
patrons the compriments of the season and wish
f.V -4, . tiA-v; v.i-
PUBLIC M FETING.
Tl has been -ugested by ninny of our promi
nent citizens, and by our neighbor of the Exam
iner, thai a meeting of the pcoplcof this county
irrcsiiective of party, be held in this pi a, e on Ihe
1st day of January. The object of the meeting
is to give expression to the viewsand feelings of
the citizens of Rowan in relation to certain
measures now ta-iidiug la-fore the General As
sembly, especially the military bill. No more
dangerous and unnecessary nie:i-ure was ever j
propn-cd, and the voice of the jx-ojrlc of (he 1
State should ls heard in it? condemnation. The
meeting should be held and largely attended.
Till: FEAST AND TABLEAUX.
The ladies 6ft he Mi thodist Church, gave a
pIv'h Hall on ( bri-tinas Eve, for
. 1 ... . . 1 - ...
; the purpose of raising binds to repair tin ir
- church edifice. It was a deefiled HSWHlRa, In sik
p. lints, compri-ing almost every thing that could
picas.; the eye and gratify the gratify the taste.
We have rarely witnessed a scene more plea-ing
(oall ages and conditions. The children were
delighted with a magnificent Christmas Tree,
and thousands of beautiful and interesting toys.
The more advanced, with the elegant taste dis
played in the decorations of the Hall anil the
well ordered tables of rich
suiusl in the season.
viands, so exact lv
The Hall was-again opened on Monday
inc. 27th. fbtTahleatix and Charades, fw the
1 furtherance of the same purpose. The Enler
j tainmcnt wa so highly appreciated that, at the
! urgent request of numerous friend, itwasreprodu
ccd last invjlit. in paK," With Sfmcaditrtions. VVe
. wsrt'iii viuw -nrinifu iu- .1.- .
onrcrncd, atvpTincn inmneives inroiisnoui ;
ami sincerely rejoice to learn 'ltsyJj
c iplishcil much towards the object
y nave ac-Ui-
TRICKS OF THE RING.
Read thecommnnicationof our Asheville cor
respondent. ".Vrgns." It is from the pen of a
gentleman of character and respectability, and
Ins statements may be relied on. it snows to
what Iciucths the "RiiiL'" are prepared to go to
stillc all attempts to cxhrc their frauds and cor
ruptions. They have the command of vast sums
of money and will corrupt whoever they can
J when necessary.1
! We arc a!o in receipt of another Tiller from
an intelligent citielTTrf Asheville giving some
I further incidents in the history of Womble.
lie was first a conductor and afterwards Su
pcrintendanl of the Florida Railroad, which
' Swejison and Littlefield have pnrehaaed. He
had no money in Asheville. nn.Cif Mr. Stokes
j had closed the trade with him for the Xevt he
I would, d, aidless, have jid for it in (he same
i way tliat he paid his hotel hills by a draft oil
i the treasurer at ihe Western division of the V.
j Itf. C Kailroad Company,
Mr. Siuka is an ipts.rrupiil,!.- man, and has
I bOTi a.-liv.. in . T,,.,.iB "rlnjf." -ve Ik.ik-
tliat Inen.ls can bv found who will help hiro out
oe nnv pecuniarT jpfcanpi
to keep the .Vi-.
DEATH OF F.. M. STANTON.
ao-n. lie IT IS lllll-.ll.l ...... . ..t .
' -i.illfv K..t .".,.1 i; r i " , .
-.-1 .,... j-. in iniiueii as in ills
chan:c er. His friends and mrtizans claim that
he was a man of kind and ceneroii-nature, while
his enemies, with more truth, say that he was w ho,K mU,ukc or it w intM had severml years expeHenee in leaching, pro-
cruel, heartless ami unfeeling, i blind for those who-favored' the subscription,,! PPes to give instructions on the Pi. andGu?
, i j vet who larked thre herreto vote forit as sitcb. i Terms, per session ol" hve luoiiiliB, ft.f
tfSTWho is (he member of Congress for this J the peophj by giving it j 1'i'o, $20, Guitar, $18.
! li-tri,ct? Csiianv one inform us ? Mr. 8hobcr the dor of a loan, when in fact it was' no such . Reference Dr. (.ibbs, Columlija, S. C. Ma
I was eleele.1 has he been admmitted. or docs Jor Vam" Columbia, S. C. dec. -il-tf
Mr. Bovden still hold the place .' We want Hi rom m-v Knowledge of the pr.-cnt condition
! know Vi that we cap inform the people to whoiaHof .,h sffs'rs of tlie Company and my high
...,.:.-.,;..,,. r... !,.. I. .- :i
.j-,-,.. .iu.,,,- mi- it -ii,i-iiini in mail
mutes and the appointment of fbstmasters.
ftmr', lfrmornrt. - - - - .
Mr. Jtoy.ien contests Mr. hohcr's richt to i
the seat; but whether he contents the election !
we ennifot say. We are of the opinion, how-!
ever, that the latter point has been abudoneiL I
The only question now is will Congress pass a
v.V.-,,ct fr the removal of Mr Krml-,-. .li- I
.... ' '
ill. i II,,-. i,f i. .1 I... I... I il l I
" '" ' 1 " "r oi uiiin me piu-v
sage ot a general bill. Mr. Bovden is iu fjyor i
of.the nassasre of a -eat bill and tl... ...m......
. r .1, . I :n -:n i -. t w-i i
of s!i a lull mil admit Mr. .slu.l.cr. I
Wcrnct with a Repuhlionn nunibcr of Con
gress a fi-w days since, who gave il as his opin
ion that Mr. bbobcr would . . . i soon after
the recess. '
I n r.KTtN atk AixitiEXT. On Friday last,
savsil.vt inirlntu I temnrrat. Mr. Win. Shelter.
; who runs a Saw Mill, on la Creek, near that
city, was ea-,ght in tlie machinery iu some wav
I aiei held bruised until his wil".- tame to his re
lief and stopped the mill. Ir. Robert (iiblion.
I -t ..... . .
I oi iiiai ciij as s.iin.non,.,) .,,( (,,,,,1 n i,,,-,.
sarr In aiiiit'i:,.. . ;,-!.; Wm V. W!...il... '
H.' was an . v", IT, i Vnn.w d ,' Z 1
of his arm is a seriovuloss lohunselfand family
nt hi. im, I. . -i.,.,.l .lie it : '
w . iu iu. tu uuiL-i i any nun nr.
We transfer the following correspondence to
1 ur with him in his implied compliment to thel
present mahairemvnt of the road. Indeed the
opinion U all but universal thatl'reoulent Smith
is an excellent ofneer, and is iSsVi ageing the af
fairs of the company with skill and ability as
well as honesty :
the racruRBEB sroca of the xobtii cajio-
tlKA RAILROAO COMPAXT.
' ttop-r: of TtrraWNTATrv.;
Uteifk, X. ('.. 1 IA, lo9.
Hon. R, Babrixoer, Charlotte, '. ...
My Dear Sir : 1 have a bill pending in the
House lor the conversion of the one million of
preferred stock held by the Slate in the North
Carolina Railroad into common stock, so that
Director of the road inav declare such a divi
dend a the earnings of tlmt corporation ought
to justify in view of receipts.
Having confidence in yonr experience and
knowledge of ihe condition of like N. C. R. li..
I respectfully ask for any information (official
or otherwise") that may lie in yonr possesion in
reference to this matter. The people of North
Carolina are deeply interested 1 at the present
time) in nil matters connected with this road.
I hope, therefore you will sec it your duty to
communicate any information you may posses
ou lliis subject.
Yerv respectfully, yours,
Representative of Robeson County.
Charlotte, Dec. 16, 1880.
Col. James Sinclair, House of Bepreseuta-
Raleigh, N. ( .
U.XU- Sis .. 1 have .Yours of the 14th inst
my views in'repnttoTliVlW-otliwI by
ou to convci t the million of preferml stock
owned by the Stale in the North Carolina Rail
road Company, into common slock ; i. e. put
ling it on the same footing, as to dividends,'
with the other two millions held by the Stale
and (he one million held by individuals. 1
have not seen your bill, hut 1 strongly approve
I have very closely watched the operation of
(hi- ( onipanv. I have been for several years a
mcmhor of its Finance Committee, and 1 am
certain there has been no one year since the
completion of the Road in lSii-od, when its
receipts did not just He a bona jute cash dividend
of from 4 U fi per cent ir it could have been
declared in semi-annual payment of only 2 or
3 per cent. This the act of 1M4W'S, making the
additional subscription of one million to com-
plete the work, seems to forbid. It is construed
j ti m,.m that (1 per cent per annum must lie
I iiid to the .State on this one million "befitrt
r-T.,ii.i,u,!. .i, ,iitj,;,i .;.v esacvFrnanr
muj (',,ytf,1J'" r "
dends or in seeming injustice to the private
sttiekholders. A-, in JS-'S II, the dividend was
( per rent to the Slate on it preferred stock,
and only 2 per cent oil ull other slock. In
18(18-9, li per cent was declared in scrip, j
which in plain English, means ti roved money .
costing the Company S percent and yielding!
the S(a(e and stockholders not exceeding 4 per :
cent ! . !
To declare 0 per cent on the whole capital ;
($4,000,0001 is the onlv wav, as the law stands,
t,, , 0 , 1 1 justice to all parties. Tins requires
' S240,tMKt in ready money, of this sum $10,-
0l) co.-s to the Slate, and S'lillDO to individu
aU. It is no easy mailer for (his or any other
Southern Kailroad to raise at any one lime for
dividends the large sum of $240,000. Nor will
a corporation study economy or efficient man
agement, when its earnings have to go jirt-tty
much all to the public, rather than to its pri
Tlie oilicers of this Road arc thus, on the one
hiftid, restrained in declaring dividends of its
surplus profits ; and on the other, they are
tempted to wasle and extravagance, by the very
fact of their often having large amounts of
money in their Treasury, which they have no
use for, and which ihey would declare as divi-
icnils hut tor this provision, true swlicv re
,..ir tl,m pvvn h.llnr nut n.M-.led tor the inst
wants of the Road, shoiild be promptly paid
out to the .state and the st. holders as diyi-
.lend, whether it he 2, 4 fir C jicr cent. This
would keep officials and employee up to a ricid
economy aud a strict nceniintaliilily
would interest themselves in OirTsuccswt
nana, ana any tailure to declare a rcasonah
dividend would excite and demand ennnirv
At prc-sent the very difficulties in the way of so
declaring dividends is made their excuse- Sarv -
icnvii experienoe luis slmvn a to he
such, and it should be promptly repealed. It J
has a.hh-il naiiln-r n ih.ll.ir ia it,.. Tmm. ..c.
the Slale in ir a cent !,i llic value of ils siix-k. i
' 'ndeeil. k bad' the opsisiie etTeet, as all capital- j
iinion ol tlie luliire nrosneets of llos man I
.,., . .... , - -p -
n--i linn jii.-in.isi in nnvinr, null ii wiis provis
ion is changed, it will lie followed by prompt
and" reguta? rKinh rfividends-of wut Jiiss'ihaii I or
per cmt annually.
Very respeclfidl", vnum, Ac
Hi; ICS BARRINT.ER.
"Ifny one of the people retain a feeling the
'.' veneration lor any member of the
.lu.licrarv of our Slide, save and cxceutinM
s... . t. . . . . .
Judge .Mitchell, ) wc desire to know winch oi
it J'ldriqh Setttnrt.
Judste Buxton, also, is certainly , ntitleil IptemlP
c - onlideiice and re-Tact of the iiert'ple. Wafmeako. -i-
r , -, . ... .L , ! . i'...lu
yj i.iiii ,. ii , i . . ., , , , .iii-l- , i miun immv,. anu
are willing to assert that there is nr
est, pure and honorable man in tly:rWMe
e are alsn willing to speak aiwxi word
Judge Dick, of l he Supreme Coup- e believe I
him to Ik- an hone -t, christiangfuitleman, how- !
ever much we may dUTer
matters. Wc do not heliaa
him in political
hat he can lie brih-
ed or induced toact .li.-h.nPlbly inthedischarge
of his dulit a' a Jmla. Cwjr. Itemorrul.
Tlie e:ly.iCfiexicdrith a population of
. i w , . i i
jti.nui aotns, iijP eigm tneaiers aim a
bulking, iu the citv of Gnadaijara a
lilM t er is 'ill : 1.1 inc. - ' - ' I
- r w
forth Old Kurd, State.
HoRRiBi e MfRDEH, in Datjdson counn a
Monday night. Dec Jtnh. 189. Bichard Co
"VR1'1 11 highly respo (able colored man was.
mnnlered in his shanly at Leonard's Crees
Bridge, on the N. 0. R. It., near Li xiugion.
When a coroner's inqiieot vru held the fury rapr
turned a vC.dict (hat die deceased came tu hi
death by the hands of tome unknown assasaa
or anaassiu ; bi skull being tortured and him
throat cut. Two suspicious louMnc characters
were teen in Lexington, on .Monday evening. Ye
have been informed that the wKte man was
John Gilespic, ef (iiiijford County, aixl the col
ored man that was wklt him wc did .not learn
his name. The white man isnearly six Jccthigb.
light hair and whisker, had on light coloredr
pant and seckled coal, and is traveling in
company with a colored man, and arc knoun a
card players amongst the colored people and are
x.i PI I to have gone in the direction of Salie-
bur y and liatiot 1 e.
'Ihe Old Xortli State will please pulilish anil
re, 11 a t .ihe Standard and Greensboro l'atriol to
publish. Tours, Ac.,
J. A. Sow LIIS,
Sheriff of Davidson County.
For the Old North State.
It is known thatStokes of the "AfherUU Xcm,n
has for some time been firing rather hot shot
at the iniquitoiuJaiHl fraudulenti transaction of
the "ring" who are pretending to build the Wes
tern Division of the XV. N. C. Railroad.
It is not generally known (nevertheless it is
equally true that honest exposures of corrup
tion and fraud is not a very profitable trade
alsjut this time and that friend Stokes not being
in the "ring" is hard pressed for means and has
advertised the Aims aid Farmer for sale, having
dispaired of keeping the paper up against the
combined iidluiiiec of party, grecubacJuy steal
- Now comes the strange part. A few days ago
(here apiieared a man in ourqliiet midst calling
himself Womble who represented that he had
lived in Wilmington, Fernandina, Florida, edi-
f Usl a -si er irrTTioniiiKv ille.-Gi; -and 4jcen
railroad eomluetor and a crest many other
things. He hurriedly called on Stokes andsaid
he had conic to comply with his terms and want
ed to take (losnession of the office at once. Now
Stokes did not see the necessity of sneh hothasto
and refuser! to comply with his WomWe's) ie
quest at the very moment and intimidated that
he (Womble) was in the interest of the "ring."
Womble stoutly denied this and feigned anger.
IW some means 11 leaked out that the cx-edi-
tor-raiiioad-contractor, dec., had no money and
paid his stage fair, hotel bills and .
br orders on one G. M.' Kolierts, so-called
trurcr 0f tj,e Western Division of the W. N
j Q. and bis orders were honored,
Well, I suppose that Womhle's or someliodv
I elc's money will buy the Amps and Farmer, and
j I think Ihe ring will pay dearly to silence an
honest man w ho has tried to do his duly. But
does it calculate to silence the honest indigna
tion of an honest mountain jieople or to freeze
the iiik" fiTf lie peii i oTa scirtbWer WliO cannot hw
1 ..t :n- x- - t -in. l.
V i i 1 i i 1 1 , Vs.f UVt. IVlil, JOUiJ.
Judicial Outrage, Judge F XV. Jones, of the
2d Judicial Circuit, recently ordered that Mr.
Biggs, editor of the Tarboro' Southerner, -tumid
he debarred the privilege of practising as a law
yer, because he (Iiiggs) had offended the Judge
1 Jones 1 by a publication he made in his paper
in regard to the conduct of the said Judge Jon.-s.
Thus we see that a Judge of the Superior Court
of North Carolina, in these modern limes, takes
advantage of his .-iii,,u and power lostille and
abridge the freedom of the Press.
Judge Jones is the man, who, in 180S, while
intoxicated in Raleigh, exposed his a-rson in a
disgraceful manner; for which conduct an effort
was made in the legislature to impeach him.
lie is a nice fellow to undertake to stille tho
press and silence editors, Char. Deniumt.
Ox ACC0CXT of the great numberof wonder
ful 1 11: LS of obstinate and inn terate cas.-s o
S. Rot rsA, Dvspktsia, Liver Iiskate, Kio-
N EY A 1 FKl TIONS.d if-NKIl A 1. 1! V I) 1 1 : A J. J il, &C,
made bv the celebrated "KosKiki," it has wop
tlie eneitdde reputation of being the ocitf and most
tor medicine trer iti.vorrrtd. It is dailv Jirrs-
ribed bv physicians, and recommended bv
1 manv thousands of our best cititens. For sale
j by trruggists arid Merchants everywhere.
71 !t ICS KO
In M'eldon. on .Mnmlav eveninir. Dee. 27th.
j,s(;n, Mr. J. C. L. Harris and Miss Florence C.
i At Silver Creek, near Morganlon, on the 21st
University, Mr. George D. Pool, Jr., of Pawpio-
tank, to Miss Hani,- A. Pearson, of Uurke. at
tendel try Mr. V. S. Pearson
! tr. Pool, Maj. 8. CWfTate
with Aliss ruttie
with Miss Emma
i i .. i it n. i.
WAREN. WHO HAS
the advantage of having lie n taught music by
- A v
DMIWISTRATOR'S Sale of
Corn and Bail Road Stock.
Hp Wednesday, the 5th day of Jsnnsrj, a. . .
IH7(l, I will expose to public sale, at the court honsa
in Salisbury, at iSve'cloeV, M. about sutrj bnsliela
of CDliN in the ear. I
Aim, l.i SXar? e,f Vtrk ii dm Jutrtk. Curclina
Hail Kmd i e?.Kmy. Ten Share in Hit H esfern
.V. C. Jl. R. Calumny, and Three SIh;a in the
CiuirhMe it S. C. R. R. Onnpunu. Term Cat .
JOHN f. HKNliKli-sHN. Adm'r.
- of Anu llaiightoa, ner'd.
Fee. 14,13 bV St
Malnabir-Land (or Sale,
i!e.lVrliet.''PIlE SITU'RIBER )FFERS FOR SALE
- i,rc r .-
AND FOl'R HUNDRED
aluable Iiud in Caldwell Count v.
X. C. -.
-' , , . vi .
tra.1 of FOl R HI NDIU.D ACRES
with a moH vaJuable WATER-POWER, on
Lpper Little Kiver, snthciear to drive any
amount of itua. hinerv, with of ' ""sdy erects
ed and in good condition.
Ihe remainder of the trafl
to Ims of any sin , from H
The above land lies tcr
orv Station on the XV. N,
be sold on the most reard
Apply to (he nndersia
t ., or U Jacoli n . 01