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KoUfy 0* p once of sU UilnK* of thi
Short comepondenco of subiccle o
tereet to the pnblic is aolicfted; out nreon>
S ut not bo dimppointetl if they fell to eeo
elr erticles in onr columns, wo ere not
nepoosible tor the riewiof correBpondenta.
AnnnymoiiB oomraunicetioDs go to the
FATBTTEni.Ls, N. C., April 13.
The weetbor ii now rerj pleasant,
Lost Wedoesdey night between tbo
bours of 10 and 11 o’cloeh the aUrm
of fire was sounded, causing young
and old to step briekly. The fire broke
out in an old dilapidated building
near ibc A. M. E. Cbureb. The bouse
being quite old wot soon consumed
Tbo ladies of the Prcsbytcriai'
Cbnrcb garc an entertainment at thi
Odd Frllows’ Hall last Wednesday
and Thursday nights for the benefit ol
Last Fridoy, being Good Friday,
was observed by the Methodist an
On Friday morning Prof. E. E
Smith boarded the cars for Goldsbor'
(his home), to spend Easter with bi>
Easter services were held nt tb
different churches Sunday. At tL
. A. M. E. the Sunday-school cele
brated the resarrection of our cruci
fl&d Savior. In tbc afternoon tlr
society, which is a part of the churcli
also bad exercises. The mnsic w.i-
good throughout tbc day.
Tbc services at the Episcopal Chiircb
were grand. The Sunday • schnnl
marched in the church in the ninriBing.
eieh one bearing a boquet of flowerr.
which was placed around the chano' I.
after which an Easier egg was ^c-
«4Bntcd to each one. The decoration--
wore handsome and innch credit i>
due to each and all who assisted in
the decorating, especially Mrs. J R.
HeNcill for her artislio skill.
At the Zion Cbnrcb a large and ap
preciative congregation assembled
Rer. J. M. Hill delivered an excel
lent discourse from tbc 2-lth chapter
of 8t. Luke and 34th verse The
church was nicely decorated, and In
the center of the pnlpit were placed »
white cross with red letters and stars,
inscribing the words "lie is Itiscn,"
Ustefully arranged by Miss Sallic EU
- liott. The cbnrcb and Eunday-scbool
choirs rendered Easter music.
The llaptist congregation is making
preparations fur tbc comfort of their
pastor by building a nest little par-
■onago in tbc churchyard.
Rev. W. II. Council from Hunts-
Tille, Alabama, addressed the Sab
bath-school p( Evans' Chapel Sund8\
afternoon. He was attentively lis
tened to by an appreciative and intel
ligent audience. He is a native of
Ibis town, having been away over ‘i»
joari. He was cordislly greeted h'.
bis relulives end friends, who km n
bim while quite a small youth. lie i
a nephew of Mr. Joshua Council O'
Monday bo visited the Graded an-'
Normal Schools and gave each an ad
dress. At night be delivered an elo-/
^neot address at Evans’ Chapel, wlind
be proved hiinaclf to be one of Wei •
fltor’a bright sons.
Eintcr is over; now prcparatioon
winst be made Tor Floral Day at Evans
Cbapel, where wc anticipate toinotli ng
rich tbit year.
Miss Dollie Starr, tbe danghter of
Nolaon and Margaret Starr, was bnried
. Yueaday craning at S o'clock, from
Brana’ Cbapel. She fell asleep in the
jm of death on tbe night of the llih
fact. She leaves a loving mother and
iltbar and an Weetionate sister and
brotksr to woep for her. The fainily
Tbe fwooral of .Mrt. Maria Monroe
•ill be pmebed at Evans' Chaf-el tbis
jrfhorwooa at 4 o'clock- Sbe was for-
COLHMBU (S. C.) LETTEB.
CoLOWm, 8. 0., ApriilS.
Tbe sad intelligence of tbe death of
RfcT JulinW. Holland, at Marion,
.\la., was reoeivod hero on the 5th
inst. Re. died of consampiion. He
«aB a native of Goorgetown, S. C. As
aindent at the Sooth Carolina Uni
versity and at Atlanta University he
lad no superior as an orator. He was
one of the moat claqjient and logical
speakers of tho young colored sons of
South Carolina. He was in tho ser
vice of tbc M. E. Chnrch and had a
bright future before him; but the Lord
Sas cut him down in the morning of
Ms days. Let tho living learn to so
live and act that it matters not how
soon the summons comes they will
have no fears to cros.s over into "that
other land of light and flowers where
roan's common inheritance of error is
bidden in the mc- vt of honest purpose,
and/lost in the Divine charity”
Some years ago Mr. Holland was
mafried to Miss Jennie U. Cook, of
this place, an estimable young lady.
•Mrs. Holland’s mother, Mrs Cook,
left for Alabama on tho day of the
lealh of Mr. Holland. It is cxpccied
that Mrs. li. will return home to live.
She hoa the syiupalhics of her many
fricuds in this sad bereavement.
Easter Sunday was a beautiful day.
The day was observed with appropri
ate services ip all the churches.
At the Presbyterian church (Lad-
son cbapel) Ri^v. M. G. Johnson
preached an interesting sermon on the
resurrection. The choir discoursed
-otuo very fine music fof the occasion.
The iiiuhic was as fnlliiws: 1. Chant—
The Lord’s Prayer. 2 . Another
lllessed Easter Downs. 3. Christ
Arose, 4. Tanium Ergo; or Holy is
iho Lord. ■). For God so loved the
world. 0. Fi'tlier. G hear ns! The
solo parts sung by Miss Hattie Pear
son. .Mrs, Diivis-Daliitils auJ Loguii.
and Messrs. W. II. Tliomas and S. J.
Gregory, were rendered with grtni
musical ability. All the singing w:i«
•;nod. The choir is made up -f some
of the best musical tnleiit of (!>■’ city,
under the eimipetctit iiianngemi'iit if
isl. Mrs. E. J. Logiiii'. In fact, thr
c'inir is largely composed of the Kure-
‘,B Musical Union, including its pres-
eletii. Mr. N. S. Shelton, who U a
'OSS singer. Mrs, (Davis) Dauicis ir
;horistcr. Miss Pearson is alto, Mr.
Thomas tenor and Mr. Gregory basso,
Tbo cliurch wos not dressed with s
profusion of flowers, hut the pulpit
was beautifully sot iff by two band-
some and delicate bouquets.
St. Luke's (Episcopal) was taste
fully dressed ia flowers and ever
greens. llcv. Clarkson conducted the
^erviccs of tbc day. In the afternoon
there was a baptism of two cbildrou.
One wan the infant daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. N. E. Lewis ami the other
the little thrco-year-old hoy of Mr
and Mrs. W. .M. Taylor, The apon
-ors of tho Lewis.baby were Misses
lessie E. Gordon and Josio V. Lee, of
Charleston, and -Mr. P. F. Oliver.
The sponsors of little Taylor were
Mrs. Emma J. Oliver and Messrs. J.
W. Meade and Chris Hayoeswortb.
The first child was named Emily Ruby
aod the otber Hugh fl’alion. Ruby
ri'Ccivcd as presents a gold necklace
I'foiu her uucle, Mr. W. I). Tardif, jr,;
'■•Id esr-riogs fnim Miss Josie V. L'C
n I a gold riug from .Mr. Oliver, who
.|si wru c the following liin-s in a
•litiia: band, on a card, just befori
.eaviug home to staud apuusor :
Dear Ii'tlc Ruby, swie', intiocciit elilM,
Mav inlolliy lir.- lie Mcixlcd
.ill the virtun f wnnun. Invely. niiM;
Hii'l A lioine when tlir •liiya lierc un-
Tlirmrfli i.iiii wl..., yean ajfo, b>-.l,y .lUl ri-i-
.ind iiiaVe a way iivni oorearlli to U>c Hk»«.
The Ric'ilaiid Coniiiy Tk-achiBrs'
Reading Circle will have an cxaiuina-
tion on Theory and Pravtici-. eunduelcd
by tbc ei»-ativK cominitini' of the Cir-
ele on Saiurdiy. ICih inst.
Snpt. Johnum visited tin- Howard
School Circle on Iasi Friday, t'w Kill
lost., and dii -usrcd C-'inpunnl I'm-
pori'OD. He vi-ry rightly Icbl ihat'
le aysrent of analysis is the bciier ;
leibr^ to r'ftih correct riwult- in ex-
amples that tr.; aubjt-ct to this rule. ^
The eoDocri given at the opera
honsa on Tuesday night last was a
grand sneeess. Every seat was crowded
and hardly standing room. Tbs ic-
Icotinns were good from beginoiog to
end. Mr. Thos. H. Knight handled
Xermena in a ereditable manner and
reosived five handfomo bonqasts of
Sowers. Miss S. M. Smith, the eele-
brated eloculioiiist and one of the best
scholars in Wilmington, bandied the
part of Jennie McNeill in a manner
which reflected great credit on the
fair sex. She received sctcd bend-
some bouquets of choice flowers. Next
WAS Miss Elixa Beider, who cannot be
equaled in singing qualities, and who
graced the stage in a most becoming
style, and sang one of the latest selec
tions with case and grace.
Misses. Hooper and Whiteman'i
selections wore very good nod showed
chat where there is a will there
way The Acap Club shows to all
who were ptesent that thc^knew what
music wns and could render it. Tbis
club is making a reputation that will
not aud cannot be blotted out.
Mr. Wiggins' singing was strictly
worthy of mention; also, Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Norwood, who recc
rounds of applause ou their beautiful
Five Handred Hniids Quit Work
Mahlboro, Mass., April *25.—
Some 400 or 500 ands. employees in
the large CBNsimer factory of L. C.
Chapin & Co., arc out to day. having
struck lii't night ngaiust working
sixty - six hours per week. The
weavers have hceii ordered to finish
up their wurk. Then the factury
will shut down until the prese
liifficuliy is settled.
J’(i\v«lerb Cliiitig tu Kuropi*.
ScuASTO.N, .April 25—It has been
riiNiored here of lute that Mr. Powder-
!y wns going to Europe early in .May
.Vii neqii.iiiitniicc of his snid to-day
tliui he u'UH going because be bad n
h-.-en aeross the wnler. and that the
trip wii.' partly for pl-.-asurc and parll_
1.1 f.iniiliariz- him.ielf with the .slate of
l.ab-'r ill Engtand and on tbe Cuiitini nt.
He ihoiighi Pow.lerly would sail in a
('iitiarl siennier in two or three weeks
Clocks, - Spectacles,
ntiJ all kiiida of
mil be ■■oiiRlit chenpat llic Jewelry Store of
HALES & IKIYXE,
West Trade Street, Charlotte. N. C.
t^fTronipt atlcntinii pal'1 to ortlers by
iiiuilaiiil 9uiisfaeii„n muraniceil. We refer
you !-.> Ilic rlilur of thii> |ilier.
S AVE MONEY
1>IS.\UREEABLE CObTROVEKSIES i
s'illi niieiitH who peraiioile you lo semi ofT
your Ihlle plc-iins i.iNew '^'ork to Imve tl
•■■iliirtn''! uiiil rranicil. Yon ran liAveall
son of work •lone al iioine ll•u^h l•eII•■r
JuM us ehenp. nniwilhslantiiiig (hr false oysvr.
lions these aatnis make lo you, hy ralliiiK a"
Photograph : Gallery,
E. HOORE and H. U. ATKIXS,
NORMAL SCHOOL WORKERS 4
Will lie iin'unrwl to iireei.! rails lo any work
ZION WKSLEY COLLEO::,
)t:r Atore In now fliirti with New fiqpdn,
iriih/m’u tiu- mamifaetnren. We cany
w full ■4'i'4f ■)( itil irrarlM. and of tlio
Very Best Quality,
and ituamiitcs that yon shall lai'e tha
nf your moary in every ias'an' e.
will **6 taoda low lo suit tba *«»«■■ fipi]
BARBER SHOP !
TflE OLDEST Ayv BEST.
Experienced and polite workmen alwws
ready to wait on cnatomeri. Ucra yoa will
nt a -VA'.l7 I/AJJi CfT and CLl'AnV
JOHX S. HENDERSON,
Gnst Trade Street, Clmrluttc. N. C,./
•in all the latest styles niul finish.
Just ns good work dono riehl here
hom'e and ar cheap as in New York.^
Cali and sec u*.
cfUKijyrrE, n. c.
/?.!//, II'A}' /.'OJUPASr.
f'ont.Viiwi/ Schfihle, Xo. 19,
Tiiking Kflecl I |>. m., Sunday, Pcb. 30. l!St>.
TkAi.%» Mnvi.Nu XoiiTli.
l*a-»oiiccr KrclEhl and
and ilail. PaM-niKr.
LvBrniic Irville, H:4.'i a in l:3l p ni
Ar i-'ayelieville. 13:0f. p m 7;.'XI
I.v Kavotluvillu, 13:3l Ht'Sla.
Ar fjiifonl. *1:35 ita'ipni
Lv Kttiifonl. 3:43 3:30
ArCr.-n-l-.ro. H J.t l':W
Lv (iriviml-irn. IO:l.'iatn
ArBclcw s Cnvk. 13::mpii.
i Wcniier and Mull—dinner at Soiifunl.
A TaAl.s-s Movin,: Socin.
l.v (ireeii-lK.ro'. Initeiam T.-Tilai
ArKtaiifiml. LSopiii 3:i*ii.i
l.vSunr..M, l:.vi ri'lin
Ar Kavellrville. 4:11) U:4.'.
Lv Kiiyllevlllr, 4:3.'. a I
ArMuxIon. 0:3n 0:33
l.v Msxton, !'>:13
Krelutil iiii.i l';|.Aei.3cr Train ruin l-'tuce
l-'nrciti-villruii.l lirnn.tl.-vilic on Mon.luv
Ka-iBhl and I Train r.in- Ik.-I .v.-c
ray.-lU-vi|le nu.j Gr.T..i.d-.r..
_ l'ii-S-ii;:iT ami mail imiii run- daily except
I. at M:>\
' \V. K. KYLK.
A. W. Calvin,
of all kinds, ('.niiitrv Pirdnrr al-
W,iv. on liuinl. CIlICKE.li.S. KCtiS. ItLT-
TKlt anil nil kinds..! VHGin'AHLKS ai.J
and Biiililiiig Malcriiil.
Fry.'di-livery to nil jmrl« of Itieeitv
- lil His
. ' ‘ SU3 KEQICIKE,
- - - -oxirtriH Ihetr t IrlRCKan
.r..Vn •lUn’t 'mlwn. 'ucuSnUr'innial
-->....11. ilTueaiaull. I'rlec.-iScU.
Cfliw, ••.-! Marrjxy St., Krw Vorlb
CHARLOTTE. X. ('.
Arci.m:ii«.1nli..n* fiiniiiiliKl trav.-U-,
rrasi.iial.il- rnto«. f.iinfnrtahii- ImnN and
niiiMi'.. Ituiisr l.vstt.:] in the eeiitml
l.iis n.-s. j«ri i.f i1.i';eity. Tuhl" (iiniKh-d
xAiHh- 1.-.I i.f Ihu maikol. .Mt-a!- (it utl
->. Nf. (iOODE, - PROI’RIETOB-
CUABLOTTJi. S', r.
Flt tER BH08. STKL PENS
Wn natr-w sale by *. esl dnlrrs, WA wni lasi*
4. r-lct Schnrl PtB*. 4 bnars, 1 dni. e»rh, SO,
4 '• IlOEtKrt* - 4 a I M .. ^
4 ■' CtulBCM aSiDbf.t baiM, 1 4rz.racb, .4a
Ayrr'* CatbaiNIe PBIe are the mo-t
rh rvenedv i haow af for U"
putvoMa *4 a othanla. and 0* a
to tba ntcmt, Rrar. asd
bowels, the Mla« Hst mlUM ranedy ta
■RICHMOND & DANVILLE B.
Auj. 1, 1880. No. 90. No. 38,
Lv. New York.... 18:00 night 3:« p.
Baltimore 0 50
Chariot iwillii 8:S0 p. ■
Lv. OoiiJ-Hbuto 11:00 a. m.
ILilcigh 5ri)0 p. m:
Chapel Hill... 4:53*
CvTbfeemt^ro.... H:3t p. W.I 8:50
Lv. Saiem _ 0:-M*p.
Lv. High Point.'.. 11:55 p. t
.Snlbbury 1:10 a. t
Ar. Atlanta 1:40 p. i
5:85 a. i
10:18 a. I
1:00 p. I
Simrlanhurg. 18:4-5 a. i
Ar. Salem 11:40 a. n
Ar. Hillsboro 11:4.5 a. n
Durham 12:38 p. n
Chajwl Hill... 1:00»
Dn.ville 0:43 a, n
Drake's Br'ch 13:20 p. ti
RiMi'... ■ _
Cmirlottevilic 3:|.5 4:2
(ton . 8:4-5 0.
tt! n:25 10:0
Adelphia. 3:00 a. m. 12::l
■ York.... 0:20_ _ 3:2
fi::l0 a. m.
Mount Mmiriir 0;4H
llftvi.l,*.nCk.llrge to 00
(Shlu-ell'a 10 20»
llmil.-rsville 10 :«l
.S.-etiot. Hon*' 11;12*
^ 4 Cl).,
■CIIABLOTTK. N. C.
• The largest slock fo
CUTLF.RV. GUNS, WOODEN • WARE.
BLACK-SMrrHS' AND HF-ATERS' AND
in the State. A call is Mlieited.
Brown, Weddington & Co.
Dr. J. T. Williams
CALI4S ANSWERED DAY and NIGHT,
Oprn'E—Fourth street, l^tween Tryon
. and C'hnreh, n-ar uf Expre.u Olllce. Cliar-
loile, N. C.
CONCORD. N. C.
Hnuiw siliiatnl on Dcint street, in front of
the Seminary, iienr depot, and eourenieut
' lu all riaitors. Tcrnir reasunahle.
J, E. JOHNSTON.
L'-nw CUarh.lte 0:50 p. m.
Seetinn llnuse 7:0fl»
Dnvi-lwn CuUeic H;I0
Mminl Mourn.- 8:25
ArriveSlat.-^xillo- 0 .50
SLEEPING CAR SERVICE.
On truiiK .5U anil -51. Fnlliuan Buffet
sliH-piT Iwlwveii New I'.irk and Atlanta.
On train-. -52 and .53. Pullman Buffet
s1ee(H-r iK'tw.-i-n Wii-.|ii:ieton ami New
Orlraiis, Washington and .Augusta.
Pul man -le.-is-r 4s'(uren Richmond and
Through tickrts mi sole at princi|iBl
I-'or ratcn and iiiforniatirm apply lo W.
A. M( OIiV. -Agent, or
K. B. THGMAS. C. W. CHKARS.
Getii-ral Miinager. AKEt.Oen, Pas. Agt.
Osnasor- *11 scM,e.n.«* TLr.rsi
Mca U a»»as»l«S *>4 lOsiE tMilUlM w« s.
sat ..eMiaasUoM gtvpsisil ssd
THE SCIENCE OF LIFE.
Something Everybody Ought to Know.
How to promote digrslloa, keep tbe
body beallby, and Ibe mind clear, and
bo.v to avoid atomach end IBtt troobles,
and dislrrssing beadarbes, are probleta*
eullr snlved by tbe uae of Ayer’s Pllla.
••For tbe cure of Ilesitachc, Ayer's
Calliartic Pilia ere the most effective med
icine I ever utod.-'Robert K. James,
I have found Ayer'* Pills go jorsluable
remedy for Ileadacbc*. For a lung lime
I bod sufl'ernl iatolersbly svllb (bis ooid'
plaint, and Ayer's pills are the first medb
cine ibat really gave UK relief. They are
truly a wonderful medlcloe.—J. 8.
llounwi, Rehreroburg, Pa.
For monibs I wo* greatly afflleted wiib
lodlgeitluD. Liver ComplalM. and
stlpoilon. I tried various remedie*, Irat
founib nuthlng to belo me until 1 eei»
meuced uslnic Ayer's Pills. After taking
one box luy bealtli wns to much improved
that 1 iirucured anetber. Before I bs *
fialtbcd the secood box my health wl.
complclrly restored.—Jo*. Aubln, Hoeto
plock, UIgh St., Holyoke, Hau.
I nffrird for months with stomaeb aod
liver troubles, kly food did not dlgmt,
my bowels were tore ainl eeasUpaied, aM
my back aod bead aebed IneeMontlv. I
tried vsrtoue rrmedlce, hot reeeive^ no
benefit undl f eotameDeed taking AVer's
Pills. TltMo Pills beBefited meat mwe.
1 took them regularly tor imarty a moMb,
D. 5V. Baine, Sew Berne, K. C.
T bad been a sufferer for msay yra
ftem Uyspepab aod Liver troubW tt
foaiM BO penBineot relief bdiII I eoa.-
msDced takteg AyrPs PUIs. They bare
^eete^ eompleie cure.—O. W. liooiiry.
For iwy yw I toflerad troiq Uver
CmlatBl, asd a inaerderaj stomal; |
*riid ^ be« phviiekuH lu Ibe tigia * *
vaMived no bolp tram UstOb Imti
peBed to give in btutnaa*. M M
Kfenglb (Mr amwtlon. and soiikrad
Remedy for Gout. RbeumaiUm. or Neu
ralgia, Is Ayer’s Pills. •• 1 know bo one
who bas suffered more than myself from
Ibc dlsirru and tormenl of Gout. My
ease, trbicb ww of great severity, and of
long slanding, was eoroplelrly cored hr
taking Ayer's Pillt. -UlUred 0.0. DiBu.
For acveral rears I suffetwd from Ihe
torturing luiiiu of Neuralgia. At b»l I
dlwoven-.! a remedy la Aver** PliN.
wblfi cured me of a sfvere otlaek b( ik't
ditea^, aed has sum kep* mo fm. from
h.-Jlrs. Jsiic Benson. Kami IHlI.MIvh.
Ayer's Cnihanic pills ars Ibe only med-
ieliM used lu my
They keep Ibefilver. stomach, sad bowels
Plcdraool, S. C.
rnlll rerentty I litre been Irenbled
with Khruuutlsm during every rain*
season sioce I came lo CaUfornlx. Last
fall, when lbs nio rams on. 1 began
taking Ayer's Pllli, and esmilaerd usiax
.1— .... 1 -
A tnihrer from Liver CompMat, D**.
pepsin, aod N«ralgls. for tbs last iweiiiy
lean. I bars spcBl dolku- after dollar
for medktoe. wRh verv mils benefit.
I-earalag. rMvoUy. that Ayer's Pills wrrs
bigbl* rveemssFodsd la soeb eases. I pre-
mred n box. sad look them acevnllng (o
dlrscthms. They bars brardttd ms mors
than auy ether
T hare ever lakes.—P.R. Begcri, Keed-