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v.-: ? J. DRUNER,
' "editoh akp raorauitoiu
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at! neat Y:N4,mhutftiMMniiw4 tor
TC1 OF 4DTEETI8ixfr-t9VrSir'
for Um I rat tMvrikMi m4 $1 pf aiirw IbraMli
Mr. flilien Gor.Taocf
' The Ksoe IVat.liHt j
Tb itaWtW b Utt Irwfennt,. corf.
rubf ,1'rwiatiiiU. tfovoraortor (ojil.
It U Um b Viioe biiflweir, m'wI
m lo lln Standard, tkst houk! ttaU
lliAt fa - doe 061' ajrv 'wiib im In our
viwi on tli ubjet of jm. ' IU b u
usioua w arc to m nn-honoraUe
I I a a
peaoa .aiabiiuu at a Mrlj a daj aa
puJUUi tx tf fagard pnot mugmctita
ampng ouraeUaa, with nu ortrtaraa of tha
judicioea. That b. i. bont and patriot-
kiiw from lha north, aa prematura and in
iulo Uom viawa, wa Uv no doubt Our
viawa are wll knvVn to our readrrf. )Va
Lelivva tbat OM-ra figbting will not Uiag
fjer Wt-r W-apikiag amonf-4u
pjoU aod io ike bublio oouocila for aa
honorable Mtoi, while our aoldiora in tba
fiald are fighting for-peaeKVetbftk'f
'ibr can b no barm 1111 eo:daoget je I
our people rrapondin; lo iboM io tnal
north who.aro anxioua for prm. W
bold tftl HUe.mormeoU. irWa are atcr
to bire peace agaih, muat begin aoina
time and aomwbr; and tliat.lhe two
Xtwrnmeort are o wi&nnml by "the irar
lmw and ao inrht On itiere pbrMcaf iri
mni'bv that uolaaa tb peofle ol tbe two
seciiona rWa up and doinaad thai menial
aud uioraj ruu aball be reaorted to, to
cloaa tbe warv-tboierroeana ntajr not be
eiaplofed, In'd'tti Wmi-Wi'iritt&iSiSiW
iuJfbiMteljr. ' Tbeae iewa of our maj be
(.rroneoua, but tuey-are honeatly entertain
rd. Tltay do nut aeparate ua fruin Gu.
Vance, for botb of ua hold that we oau
.not cewW; to Sjjbl a long aa we are in
vaded. Gov. Vance and the
editor of Uie 8 land a ri ire alill o friend'
iy trrna, personally and politically; and
we are no reaaon why we abQuld not re
main o.nJialeigk'UtmiinI,Jutf 29 tA,
1883. ' V'. .. . .
Afterfards Mr. Ilolden charged
that atr effort was being made in the
annjr and br the administration to
berV Got. Vance," ami htr said :
"We do not believe tbeae tnechinatioo
agaitut Gov. Vance will auoceed. We be
lieve he will aland br- hie friend. lie has
never yet proved fake to bia pledgee or to
bit friend." RaUigk Standard, Auqutt
1914 183. -l
Slil! later: "The Observer ebargea that
'lint Standard and its party, expect Ho
pat up a candidate agamat Uvv. Vance
neit isuminer." We denv the
charge and call for the proof. W
are a friend of Gqv. Vance, and expect to
remain ao while he adheres to ornt-rva
uve -principle; and how could we, under
ucb cirouimtlance, go, about to 'put up'
canuiaaie agNiui uim neXT aumium
RiUifK Standard, Xotvinbtr lith 1863.
()n the 22d day of February,
1884 -on the 6111110 day that the
"Iluldep Hook and Ladder Com
patiy wad paradiuir. Mr. Holdert at
Xewberu, under the euibleiti of
Silver Grey Fox" Gov. Vance, by
a-ecial iiivitutioft, was Hddreanlng
an imiiientie concourse of his fellow
citizons, who bad aasvinbled to hear
him. at Wilkosboro,' on the coudi
tiou of the cpnntry. . In his speech,
Jov. Vance aid: ,
MA certain discontent has pervadel and
a funeral gloom hung over the community
etrgettdcrmg, if we credit a. wtde runtof
tbrowtei-Atala, a- t-oUao- thalrw-
tmut u.we a LoiireulionL lhal we ruut
ecodt from tbe B&uthern Coff leraoy 5
" tlmt w-j uut ropudiMte the whole thing,
St.: b.w). rtod d oiff fiiitrTWortvr
again. " T '" ' """ .
, 'A Convention l-i propoaeJT&y aome.
have no denunciation to make of those
who are ytoviug thia ocaation. They are
i' tound men no'douti a 1 am as you
ar: Sny body they are ray friends;
but t think it i wrong.
"If you think, fellow citiaens, that proper
cSbrt have not been made during this
warfare to obtain the paaos which you
deaire, why there cannot be any earthly
objection la cl effrU being made., , '
harf beeB la favor of them myaelf, and
from time to -time have so adriaed . the
Preaideot. Bot I beg you U
rseolleot, that there is. a lawful lad legal
t j j rtf " 6hitd out If tin ComtHiUoa-of' psscJ. (Mrtftd i te, (a Itijl la-Jy W t-dIajKlntmnt .with tliw of! !
f JVUT. "u7 jwm iuhv m rrqufSilliff 10 DO lliiormeu Wlif H !) i our own cuwuwj :tu vur t I ( A
close tliafnp to tlift 29th of Jul.
1803, ujr Mr. ; tloMcp's own jito
meot, that Jifr anJ QovVnce were
both tnxiont for tc. both bont
mi4 patriotic, a Mr.-lloldeo claim
ed ; tliat the? diflefed ia tlieir viewf
M, 10 me inoaa 01 raaKiag peaee
morment Qo. Wbc propoiioic
to 'do it through the gofenitnerrt
Mr liolden, . by tnevtin qr ti
peupie: bnrt aa air. iioidetr aaid,
thU ditferenco did not separate them
a od Ihojr' rtma ined personal knd
U11 the lytli of August, II r. IIuI
deu artnllr charKeu others with
Machinating .against Guv. Vance,
: and came out hiliChaujpioi-to
rejci the attcrapta to divide them;
and in foll'aet phrase expreased Ida
icooCdfhcf. th1 tUf J?90'
sUMid by his friends declaring for
liim that "he has never yet proved
false to Ids pledges or to his friends."
A.ccordiu.r: tw JUr. lloldtm, 4hnT
Gov. yancti waj tkci on the 19th
of Augtut. " . '
On the 25th of November, Mr.
HoiJen indignantly denounced tiie
acctisatiqn that he would 'pot op"
a caudidate v against Gov. -Vance t
declaring th.at tjQ Xl!cled to sup-
purt hiiu, logi-theC-'with a vast lua-
ijorily.yf b? ieplef-the- &taie-
I JC . .1. . ' 1 - ... I .
no ihq- waiter- to soout : was
hoped and believed by the good
people of this Stale, that this so ru
mor there would be no' political ex
citcuiciit that Gov. Vance would'
His political 0)ponent were willing,
for the general welfare, to let the
election go by default; and all ap
peared smooth, so far as any excite--went
growing, out of the gubenato
riaJ.election was. likely to occur
llut in this luurueut of universal sat
isfaction, Mr. Ilolden, acting upon
that self-conceited, slf coneequenti
al, Self lUSpNirtaiit" and seH-inflalc-d
prompting which has been r he bane
of his life, begins to stir the mud
to raise a mere issue-i-a convention
scheme professedly for the purpose
of peace,' but secretly, for" the pur
poses of Mr. ilolden ; and on the
3rd of March he develops the whole
putting himself Mr. Ilolden up
for Governor of 1 North' Carolina I
This is the whole operation. A
more cunningly contrived political
scheme for personal and selash ob
jects, party historv has-never far-
nished. In pursuing this course,
Mr. Ilolden has ignored the general
deeiruuftlie pcpSe for quiet, lie
has started a' divisiou iat histwn
party, When no other part Was In
dined t oppose his candidate. lie
has ignored his obligations of party
fealty, and In the broadest sense of
the term put op" self, above all
We have heard of people
emetic. In this sense the people of
North Carolina, in August, will
'put up" Mr. Ilolden and that so
thoroughly, that for all time there
after he will be "put1 down, for any
further purpose of selfishness , and
We shall look hereafter more par-
ticulnrly into the isne;Mr. Ilolden.
ua raiseu m mis toniei.
1 - 1 .A . . 'r
We have . heard recently an ac-
ruuut of a. characteristic act of 1.
F. Butter's which we give, snp-
prwalng natties. It would seem
that tbe daughter of a most distin
guisnod citizen of North-Carolina;
now deceased, Had married a gentle
man who died .recently at or near
"Wsshmgtoa City, Jhe bereaved
widow, aoxions in her affliction to
enjoy the society of a mech lov.ed
sister,. obtained for .this lister and"
for a niece residing with her a per
mit from 'tiie. Yankee Governmeut
for these ladies Cq enter the Yankee
lini ufilAout ountton. gutter,
throogb whom, verbaps, the permit
etc eto,. Tlte- ady4 .wrth; the tmx;
Spirit of a Southern woman, wha
fully appreciates j lit!ert ret a rood
the note with the endorsement that
Miss .'had .i aev'el asketl'any
favors (front Genera IIJutlerJ and
could. iever receive aoat his hands.
In due time" she started, but. when
she "reached 'Fortresi .Monrde.Hhe
book was poked at her, ind she vaa
required tataks the Vkce patl f
auegianceu- wuiciat. reiMfiug . ia uo.
she was turned back, ; sirhongu the
permission sent her to viaii fer be
reaved ajster, specially stated that
she was to. do so iciiAout qutttio.
,11ms it is Uuit Butler TOsents the
natural loathing felt for In'm by
very -true - tan end -wbinanat--the
South, even to the extent of vlolat-
ptedged to two high-toned" and ac
complished ladies, bareljr a Gov
ernment that retains Butter ninst bo
lost to, all sense of. shame and of
elf-respect. This -is a matter jf
comparatively recent occurrence.
are ea . i -
Wilmington Journal. ' - - , .
OBEYING ORDERS TO THE
, LETTER, ' '
Bottom s Bridge, 'some weeks, ago,
after, their -fuiila- effort-to-releae
the prisoners irr thiatrityf theinfa
mons Col. t5jears alighted at the
residence of a well known family in.
New, Kent arid demanded to see the
young ladies.' When tiiey appeared,
ue Rexl,-ttr bjyffMotie, if any
of the negro soldiers had been thecef
The ladies replied in the affirma
tive. "What did they do !" inquir:
ed Spears. "They stole everything
they could lay thejr JiHid oji' was
(the answer. "Was that alirV-No,"
ettiu lue iauies,iney usea tumour
presence such, language as we nev.
er heard beAre, and nope never to
near again, "very well, said
Spears, in a tone of supreme satis
faction, "they - did their duty, and
obeyed their ordsn to the very let
ter. . . ; . - ; ; . '
Think of this, citizens of Virginial
It is no fiction, but a we'd .authenti
cated fact. Tbey obeyed their or
ders to the very letter." At another
house, inhabited by a widow lady,
these negroes aeted so outrageously
that the lady, beside herself with
indignation, seized a stick and struck :
one. of them with' it. ; The black
rascal immediately floored her with
a blow over tbe bead .with the bntt
of his musket, and left tier for dead,
lying in a pool of tier own blood.
This also i fact. The unspeakable
inieery of these outrages is that there
seems to be no remedy for theui, or
no disposition W afford it. -liich:
THE CURSE OF NATION.
Men live rapidly in revolution.
The changes of politics are not more
rapid than the phases of 'society.
Hate, cruelty, avarice, all the dark
pasaioDS stalk fortlf from their se
cret Inrking places in file tinman
heart into "broad light pfr day. Re
straints are-removed. Materia! auf
ferins abounds, butthJere is a great
er suffering stilt. Philanthropy' de
parts. Patriotism jrows t cold.
Oolifidence "la i desiroyrTMah s
brother's life, but with the tueau in
etinct- of extortion, speculation and
avarice. The shrine of mammon is
erected ; his " foil wes : josf to each
other in the race to lay their offer
ings at his feet. The curse of war
is seen in the mutillation of the body
but the Divine wrath is more fear
folly illustrated in the visible em
pire of the evil one over tlie hearts
and wilts of trien. It Isan eggra
vatkw of vi-ai that persecution: is not
confined to the publio enemy.--Chorchea
desecrated, women Insult
ed, granaries burned agricultural
implements destroyed these f wa
now axneet from a vandal foe. . Bot
the sorrow that sinks deeper still Is 1
Vie tjreaqni; aiiernauvee p.rgtf4. 'resoiuu M Via camp some -for,the
,pnoi8hmeHt of ;his sins to , time since, by a meeting of some of the gal-',
the monarch of Israel, ."I am q last KniRh's Errant, of lbs 8th Regiment N,v
ireat 'straits Let.ine tiow'faU ititiaTroopsreefiogeeilaio pretended griev
the hands of the Lnrd for rery great tfSj
are Ui tnerbies, 1iut It in e not fall 0'U Cbiur, and M Dulcina Nigbtin-
into the hand, of man." Fesul SCO 1 te appointed ' Socrttary. ; Tbe Cbairman4
Was-his ehoicew - ;f v ''." --Y-' Hrheffchairwwnany having stated the ob
Hires ' months Was' the period it of the 'jncwtiniras abovo net foKb j oer
when -hrf was 1d.be -destrorJd be-, f'".:?"
W,w!f;(tb7)Vre.vlk;tWf tHeyij. Falirflil, ATVenalve, DlaraOrceful,
swoni' of his (ihv) "enemies over- was appealed to draft reeolutioqii for the
tnketh hiiit (theei1 Three years we eonMdVfatioo of the' meeting. . . f.,,
have' enffured. front the modernl Tbe mmhu alterduo denbtloi re,
Philistine. May it bo God's will . XS:
that Our redemption llly be tiear I lution. which were unanimoualv adonted :
at hand. Guardian.,
ugU or (Jen. forrest in Mississippi,
writes: -.J .... v .-...;v-:T
','This niav be designated as the
battlelWrie Monod, the
conrse of which the enemy, with
thred regiments, one behind tho
Hther- matle .- a -tuost
charge npi.n a. f single regiment of
Col. Jeft. Forrest's brigade, and
while this remanent was .sustaining
tiie-tearmt-OTisf angTiTTTTgrni njifQ
enemy, who had charged, in full
nti in bters, right ..th rough - and . even '
past our lines, our men were en
gaged with them in a hand-to-hand
encounter, and their artillery had of
course ceuoed In play ujkhi ua.--llere
and there uu'ght be s2eu-. on
of ourside cin tending wijth five or
six, of his foeinen at a time; the
Gen. hiiijself and soma of his staff
and other officers being distinguished
ior personal acnieveraents that would
well serve to uiid one of the fa
motis warriors of the oldeu time.
lie seemed e very where present in
the. very heat of. the fray at one
time striking dovvu with his power
fully - wielded sword, .one of three
men with .whom xme Npf lag aids
was contending, and at another by J
a to ellaiciyd thrust of that weapon,"
is so remarkably etfective in his
hands', saving the life of a private
It is stated beyond" cavil that no
less than -three -or the enemy were
slain by his own powerful arnk lie
had two horses of -rhis own killed
nuder him, besides oue belonging
to his gallant and efficient Adjutaut
lieneral Major Strange. '.
" FROM THE COAST.
- Agentjeman from Florida informs
the bavanah Kepnbitcait that
blockade running 'schooner with an
assorted cargo: ran i
Bay about tea day j
to" anchor ' S1ie"was
ago a -hi came
by a party of tones and deserters,
who helped themselves to all they
could carry on, lhe cajtain not
liking the -neighborhood weighed
anchor arid waa passing out of the
Bay, when the vessel ran aground.
The .block aclers, seeing her in dis-tress,-putont
to her in launches,
when the crew, seeing them ap
proach, applied' a slow match to a
lot of powder in the nola, ' poured
turpentine over the deck, set it afire
aud pntout to the wiore. ine i an
kees coining along sideV boarded the
vessel and: were hard at wor k pi
Hug out the iirer .when' the powder
below expIodeJ, blowing the whole
party nuiiilmring from twenty lite
to thhty rto "kingdom come,'' .
The new King of. Greece begins
to appreciate,, the difficulties of life
ttositfon. Moba are frequent, call
ing for the downfall of the Ministry;
the Bitting of the Assembly are
turbulent, almost ending-at every
meeting io.personal conflictsamoog
the members ; the "public1 treasury
is empty, and it U contemplated to
assist it by : appropriating pen
siorr money or the seamen ; and the
Kipg Is not yet in possession of his
sublea, as the Artillery corps refuse
to give them tip to.lum. - ;
rUBLJO AIEETIN'O IS boVVAN. ; '
meerinjf. Vi a poriioa ui iim . uwj ciu- .
waa was ' beld "inr Salisbury, od
the" propriety of taking' SClIon In re- " '"
WaaaaiUL It has beea a time-honored cus
tom among tbe daughters of oar knd, to ob-
eervw he tecurrence of leap yearj-which tbejr--
have been taaght to believe, is theV own j
i I've HioiiC eeiv iiviiihb aa aaiacaai ewv
of coquetry and trifling advances to chosen
lovers : And whereas, the chivalrous Knights
of 8th RegioienS N. CL Inlanlry, whose prow
ess and deed of daring have long sinoe earn
ed them a place in at feminine hearta, have
seen proper to caiLattenu'on k-jtheJactol
aaid occurtenee, compiatnine at ue
time, that heretofore, letters have been suf
fered o remain ' lone months unanswered. -
wWletbe adored idobj vt their hearts i idolr
in whose eunstancy they bad reposed rmpli- ,
cit confidence, have, one by one, suffered
themselves to be led to tbe hv menial altar
lXJyvhfir'M widoweT- bachelors andjip-
start QMliua oincers wbo, by tbe way, bave ,
no .men to command. . Now, tharefore, be it
li&olvtd, .That, we are determined to-avad
ourelve of the priviljges bequeathed to us, 5.
by reverend grand-mothers, who, no doubt;'
regarded this Institution of leap year, in much
the aarne spirit that, the English Barons at
Runymead regarded tbe Laws of England. ,
Itetolvtd, Xliat we are glad a proper occa
sion has presented itself fofjis tuus publicly
to declare-our unquaHGed 'WmWuiSciici'.
the oohse of those Lucadaitical damsels, who
have submitted-to the presence of those snob
bish, buUet fearing militia officers. And al-
thoogh we cannot regard those faint-hearted '
maidens,-who hajje united their destinies
with gray-beaded widowers, with the aame
condemnation, yet, we say to thein, they
have our pity. . . ,
Retohfd, -That we are -de'termined never"
to cross that Rubicon, which eepatated our
present stats from the' state' of matrimony, '
unless some gallant soldier, who has fought
and suflered in his Country's. Cause, should '
volunteer his aid as our guide. -
Only a gallantspirit that has endured the
hardships and storms of campaign after cam-
paign i-withstood-ibe terrible on-set of bat
tle after battle ; drunk in the music of whist
ling miin)ies;.en"y with such a hero, would
we be borne to some distant elysium, fn the
arms of a heaven born Peri. - --
Raotvtd, -That the proceedings of this
meeting be sent to. the Carolina. Watchnuuv -
with request to publish. t - r -
: On motion, the meeting adjourned tint die.
DULCINA NIGHTINGALE Set.
AVe have ust seen a file of the
Old Dominion, published at 'Nor
folk, embracing, dates of the 16th,
17th and 18th. The Old Domin
ion hoitia the name of Abraham
JUucoln for the next Presidency of F
the Unite.! States; spreads itself
for Lincoln Lincoln first and last.
Tbia editor's extreme partiality for
Lincoln and Ins fJovernment, and
his enthusiastic advocacy of Lin-
coin's claims for re-election, may be
owing, in a gneat measure,-, to a let
ter which he parades conspicuously
in his editorial column, F. VV. Sevr- I
ard, acting Secretary '..of State, in- . j
forming the said editor that the Old .
Dominion newspaper, has been ae- -
lectetl for publishing the Acts," Reg- ' f
uIation8, fec dec, and that the edt- j
tor wUl please send his paper rejp . " !
ularly to the Department 6f State.
Taken in connection with this letter. r
the editor's exboration to the people rr
the World ever saw,w ia "werry alv ;
fectiu." Daily Bulletin.' .1
A Bold liw. By a bvta Naaaaa imt - -
per we noties tba arrival at that port' of ' !
lha achdooer j. Davis. 23 -tona CapUini .4
Gordon, from . Wlmington, N C,with, ;
23 bale cottoa and 38 bbls. ta aad pitch, .
Leavinir lha Yaakee blocks Jera'w boll v
out of tho account, it was a bold thing of t
Captain Qordoa -and .his little , crew, to
vsntare upon the voyage atthu Umooi
tba year, in such a tiny cockleahall. iril, 1
vmgtpn Journal. .:
Ha who paaaea ha life without frequent , ;
aelf-sxami nation, ia like ooa wbe'eatnaiU '.
hiinaalf io.ths desp yhhonl first lookioa - ,
to - strtngticl veasei, v . .