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. DioDoy order, or pnstal note (o
W. C. .SSimi- Cliarlottc, C
Short corTteiionilcnac of nibjiets of iiilcrcst
to the public is solidteil but pvnoiis must
be (llsappoiutcO ifttiej-(oil losev the ert
in onr coluDiRS. Wcnreiiot rcspoiisii'b
the Tk'ws ,of comspouiJrnts. Anoii3'ii
CORiniunlcatiuiis go lo the waste ba.«ket;
wno WILL «}0 t
A little more than' ttvu luontlis from
noir Bod all the delegates to Cbict^o
will be named. Who will represent
the Old North State ? What colored
moo will go? The 0th CoDgrcssioital
District.will send two /delegates and
two alteroalcs; two of these should
be colored men. Who will they be?
Can the loaders of the district unite
on two men ? W. C. Colcmno and
John S. Lewis hare been mentioned
The west, middle, and eastern part of
tho district should be heard.
We arc not particular to have lilaine
men, Hawley men. iSbertnaD men, His-
cock or Gresham men go, but we want
good, true, reliable, representative
montogo. Who will,youseudll
funds among the Freedmen
Sot^h: To Dolioo the many wants of
80 worthy a people is not only etioiyb
to ronae the heart of ircry (Ibristjan
giver, bnt the sent of the affections
of those who mskc our laws. Tho
Blair Educational Bill should have
passed through Congress without the
least discussion, for there is just as
much illiteracy among a certain class
of white people as among the colored
people. The Vurth has always adro
cated the cause of public schools, and
to-day is ready and willing to render
almost any assistance in behalf of tho
improvoincdt of the colored race.
iVortliern statesmen have done all in
their power to facilitate the education
of the indigent class of yuuth.s, both
white and colored, in the .South. This
ip^lant question is left
honest and intelligent congressmen
from the laud of the opprcs.scd iiiil-
to say whether the condition of
those who arc now sitting in gross
literacy shall be iniproved or not.
ours, H. WiNfiEi.D .Scott.
DO matter if it bo Id Use' middle of
January, they must bo eli^|ed. Let a
flnr warm dpys come iK Fobr^y,'
md you will sooff Ikear aome
firmers saying : "Well. 4^ boy John
ARE .WE LAZY J
Evidence may be brought forth to
ooDvict a person and at the fuiiic time
ho is not guilty of the charge, .’'‘omi:
folks go so far as to say we. as a race,
nr* lasy. Well, let us see if that is:i
just charge, and if tlsc evidence is not
much against us, while the faub. arc to
the contrary V Oar childi
fADAKRlS Pl’BLIC .SC1I00L.S.
Mn. KbiTor.—Di-ir .Sir—Please al
low u.s space in your valuable eolnoiiis
to commend nnd endorse yours in last
week’s paper regarding public school
authority taken by sonic of the boards,
and tasc.s paid by white iiicii. xs they
claim, running Negro schools, &c.
Willi all the previous success, Cabar
rus once had praise, for we regret lo
say that by some treacherous sehciiio,
or lack of manhood anti womanhood, i
the teachers arc forced lo linelifor
Ketlow-teac'iers, we believe liiat the
■lay Is nigh when the whit.- innii will
close, if in his power, every colored
, , . , , , . " j school in tiiU county, on the ground
Ch«,,h till we bo.r Iho 1..1 bell
and we go in after the preacher lakes ! ,i . .i »■ a-,,.. -
1.. ...u f t .1 . I that the Negroes pay Jli.dO mlo the
nis text. At the funeral, the lyecum,. i r . ,
, „ . . ■' ' i.ublic Irc.uiury. and
..d olbe, „.etag. „ ,. .be
5.. b e.,de.ee ee.vietmg, Ibeugb
«»0 ™tbele.,. .. .1,0 eel,Ie.ee I „„„
TOL .. . S-'>00 the .amount lawfully assessed V
Wb..,e b,reo., lo „ork we .re
....Uyon ..d »«rk fe>.br.ll, J . ^
Then why v.»—•/ vi* .
^ . .'cgro : W c can account fdr some nti-
from sunrise n sunset,
not bo punctual when we work
oorsclvcs, and in everything we go
about. Let us not disturb the preacher
and congregation by going in Church
late. Idct us be more punctual in our
go Co entting down eom stalks,
sod Jane must pick them np, and the
little ones ought not to go to school
while the big ones arc at work.*’
many places, as small as
the apportionment is, the poor chil
dren cannot attend long enough to
consume tho little money which we
Now, let us look at the wages of
the teacher and the common laborer.
The former teaches three, four, five or
six months during the year, nnd must
board himself, and very often his
family. If the first grade teacher re
ceives gS.I per month, (which is doubt
ful in over half tho counties) then in
six nionths he would only receive
21J, but this is the highest sum pos
sible fur him to earn The lowest
Vnr the same time is $1.5 per
tfa, or $90 for aix months. Bnt
i-ienths of these schools arc off
from their homes, and, therefore, they
must pay board, which, in this sec
tion. is generally five dollars, but
sometimes six or seven .‘'ay five—
then thereiB$:iO to come off of $'210,
which leaves $lfiO, and from the $90,
which loaves $G0. The second grade
with the same number of months
would be $120. which is the average
for the three gr.ides. Now, as the i
present nybtcm is, it is impossiblo to i
'a.'> tia- requisite examinations from
rear to year, anil not attend school
oiiii: eacli year. Therefore
i-pend.'i a month or two away from
cry summer, to fit himself for
ills profc.i.sion, and has to pay his w.ay,
what is left for the family if he or
she has one ? ;Vud if single, what is
left for dress, and books, and board
the balance of the year’/ None of
his patrons look at these things. The
majority of them say, "Let them
work wlicn not teaching, an we do ”
But if they did how long would it be
before there would be no teachers at
all? Then Ihey expect teachers to
go dressed every day. Now. how is
this to be done out of $120? Now,
sir, I fail to see bow a teacher can
teach soLooi. go dressed, attend some
seli^or institute every sammer. aui!
lupport himself nnd family out of
There are scores who do not
BepnhlieaB, State CenrentlM.
. iflidcysigned ExecntttfeCianiitsj
tecoien ealPa State ConvejAion tb#
RepablicaS party of North Carolina,!
to be held in Raleigh on Wedneeday, j
the2Sddayof May. 1888. for the!
purpose of electing four delegates and I
four alternates to the National Repub- |
lican Convention, to be held at;
Chicago, on the lOtb day of June, |
1888, and for the purpose of nomina- ^
ting a eandidate for Governor and I
other State ofiicers and three candi- i
dales fur Supreme Court Judges, to
select a State Committee and for the
transaction of such other bnainess as
may be deemed proper in the judg
ment of the convention
Each county is entitled ns delegates
said convention to twice the number
of Representatives in the lower House
of the General Assembly.
All pcrst|s without regard to past
political affiliation, who are is sypi-
pathy with the principles of the Re
publican party of this State, arc in
vited and requested to unite with the
Republicans under this call in the
Buicciion of dclcgotcB.
J. C. L. IIabuis,
V. S. Lusx,
J. H. WlLLtAHSOX,
Gbo. C. ScvaLocs,
R. E. you.xo,
II. E. Davis,
J. II. Hauiiis,
A. V. Dockrry,
W. C. COLKMAN.
J. J. Mott,
J. R. SuiTii,
G, W. Cassos,
J. 11. MONTGOUEaV.
B. A. WtiiTE.
T. JI. Argo.
Has the laiRMt and Host ORaapMc Sunk of '
In North Carolina.
COFFINS & METALLIC CASES.
Pianos and Qrgans ^ \
orthc U«>t Makes
paralleled attacks on tho Negro. Many
of these kcoii-eytd Norihcrii moti,
who are down South enrrviii" water
on both shiiuliler.k, are both Negr..
and white miin, ‘iragging bones from ■
one rnce lo the i.tber^^Thi-i we know I ‘-'“f*
by dealing among them. .Some of! Now, how is it with the eoinnion
lliciii come lo teaeli in eoilcgeH. ami laborer, wlio, if well, can work 1100
others eoiiie to sign petitions for the i*1'^ year, ut from 75 cents
removal of eolored leaeluTs. uml mo.si; dollar per day. At 7n eencs
per day for dOO days, would bring
iiiiii S'22.>. or a liuiidred dollars more
than the leaeher. fiencrally. it is
possible for eoiuinon laborers to gel
work at lionie, so there arc no deduc
tions to be made for board at all.
I,owing J'hv laborer has no outlay for ciirii
Vill bow to thei
that class o
r that. Thu
ns well off
o pilblie seboui I>
'ks down on ;
he is actually '
pocket :i.« the i
s belter off in '
we can say that
barred from all ■
. when w are sajis- '*>* »>
• eoiiipel.'tU eolored There i>
such pay us the while ; pus'ti"" I"
L' eireuiiislaiiees, then "'I’*’ tvach
» oni' just act, if de-
■not lo those I
A PLEA FOR SOITHERN SCHOOLS.
Lincoln IIsivehsitv, I*a., Feb.
More than a month ago it was niy
good pleasure to visit what
oallcd the New South. And moving
around in iliffcreiit eircle> among the
people of my race I soon found
that ihcir many needs were be\
the imagination of common language.
Hence, after due eonsidcration, I liavc
concluded to prescut a plea to the in
telligent public for Soulberii schools,
and trust it may meet the hearties:
approval of the press, aud its iiiany
readers. Those who are .at the .North
to-day cannot form the .slighte.st con
ception as to the many wants of tbes
people until they themselves visit ib
work among them. The majority of
schools imthc South do not run but
four and five months duriug each yi
aud in many distriets they do
have any school from one year until
another. By such means the ehililrrn
are allowed to ruo .at largi' and grow
np in ignorance aud vice. This st.alc
of affairs can be renu-diiil by ihi' pass
ing of the Blair Ldueaiional Bill, now in
waiting the actions of (Jongn ss. I
am sure iboso who are at th- helm in a s
the administration of affairs at Wash- fiii;
ington arc too ‘nulligent to let ignn- ra!
ranee and vice eonibue u, infest our w. are 1
land for the sake of a few doilar.- Hfiy .-oi
The SonlL has been extr.-uicly poor capita fur the se!,olasiie year.
CVcr^siDce the close of the war, and This 1- ll.e larg.-.t apportion
qnite'inuttcntivc towards the eduea. we have had for several years,
tion of the colored youths If .any many of the poor tmehers urn ri
race needs aid we. the color.-d, do. i ing over th
• And I hope the day is not far distant for there is no cla.'s of the communitv • . ,'i ~
;ir,”b‘"^ .■..;..../b....,.b„,ub„ ""
jnalcd, so mnch so that the way may turn as the teachers. Many of their '
faeilitete for them in become inielH- patrons
gM mm .nd ,omc„. p,,.. ^
QAUOLINA CENTRAL R. 15
CUANtiE Ol’ SUIIEUXT.E.
Wilmington. N, C
III niiii from lltileiRli.
I slciqiiiiu 'firs Ibolwecn Wilmi
larlotlv anil i 'Jiarlotli- nnl Ifalrii
0.1 theW. .N. r. K.K. atui |ki
for sijioruinlmr^, tincuville,
Loeal Freiulil N(Si. .A am
Is-Iwccfl Ijiiirinl.iirK nnil \V
U.™! Kreiclit Nos.
■■s f'liii lotto'■
XAItK. HoliiTUl rnsscMMer.tuI.
BAKBKlt SIH)I> I
THE OLDEST AND REST.
1 iHililo wiirkiiiv
wait on rti»lonicrs. Hi-ri'
itllAIKl't'T ami clean
THIS AND THAT.
KIITOV. N.c.. Feb, 11
rrrii Jfut u
8i2o"S j • o " J'" s. n k x d h r s o X,
East Trailc Slnct. CliarlotU', N. C.
IlEYIVAL IN COLLEGE.
I gAVE MONEY
DISAGREEABLE CONTBOY'ER.HIEH 1
>ur cnuniy board of eduentiuii itia'
cond appcirtioiimri.i ..f ;hc ,«ei!o
li.s of the contily among the -cv
>ehool di.'lrk-ls. bo.; .Siturday, .ii
nippy to say
itH wlio |ier«uaile v.in
ml fraiiieil. Yon mii 1:
n of work liiuie at
. rily, Biid ^ u
these.-icoiits make t>
cm i;.i. .S. C.. Feb. Id.
'for;—Wo have bad
ival among the studenis
It came almost vnlmiin-
very little preaching has
has steadily iucreased since. In one - tliarlo.tv. N, C.
day tiiere were sixty conversions, and Dr. J. T. Williams
lo-day there are Lll who boldly OfTei* bis iirof.-miona! wrvim. to lhesencr»l
-speaks for Christ. The interests of public.
(he mourners were so intensified that boun. from it to to t. m. 2 to 3 p. ni.
the recitations^f the classes have been
i So- .W South .
“tp I'BBER STAMP, with your
On Sunday a (X,lloge Church wasi Jype. 25
ns are envious of their monthly or^ani.wd with ojii _ u ca^d*. and India Ink to mark
and some of them ask "What '“J «'’“‘»ers. Linen.'25 for eeals (stamps.) Bonk
Tho younger growth of youths dn'you teachers do with your money ’ “S^*'*'*
.“f 'Vh,. if I u, gH »10 p,, .onll, i, M>-. n, , Md.
‘“k»s b.vc,.i„.i.,g. ,Kd,ooi’..iib„i.,; Inuipneruniiei
nfter that clear percepUon of tmtb ■ tetchcr# who will teach for fifteen dol-,«hont 600 sludenU. I ^iLUif^lCTHpUS
vbkh iaso henefieial to a race. We lars |wr month and board themselves. | R*”- N. T. Bowen and 8. W. V&VL¥^oTil
hope that this plea may roeeire the The committees arc geueraliy ruled chnrch, of;
«... rf .1, pbu„- br .b. ^,1,. .,d .i«. u,. p»-;L Sr.; pTZbH't :
e Miater; pie feel di^wsed w close the schools, ■ 8. P P j
as to prodnee le
Chiokering Pianos, Arion Pianos,
Bent Pianos, Mathnshek Pianos,
Mason. & Hamlin_ .gjanos.
Mason & H.vmlin Organs, Bat State
Organs, Packard Organs,
Trade Sthect, Chaihxitte, N. C.
E. M. ANDREWS.
is published every Saturday at
CHARLOTTE, - - N. C.,
in the interests of the
It is the only Republican paper in the
Western end of the sixth
Subscription, $1.60 peryear.
W. C. Smith,
Eflitor nntl Proprietor. ChBrlotte, N. C.
Cankers | Eruptiono
llii'ir nature, and thelr^f the akin. wlirtli-r In Ibc form of Cr;
lie bvstrm.tfaat aVipela*. rimiili-».or lloitii, IndicBtc that Uw
•iliii to cruilicole blouil liaa la-vomo vltlalnl, umi tlio ■r.tcm
. Ayer'* Sar«a|ia-' dlneojitil. and that proni|>t IreatUMnl !•
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rt-meily can mm-1 llie UIoimI of all lm|itirllic«. nitil ■iMa-dily
fur all ! mtorr* tirnllb and mrengtb lo IImi
imI, •• I «iiffiTitl ! «y»tetn. “•For m-arly thrvi; j eam I wm
1 two niatilii);
vvrvtl with lwrufuk>u«
Him.-.. T Inn,. I,,.
•pt.lii', bill found n
i-’s Sar sapariMa.
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it) Iir.J.C .tfM kOXiLowtll, Um. '
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