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W. C. HIUTH. Clartotte, N. C,
Short coereepondence of rubfeett of Interest
« to the poblle to tolidted but peftone mott not
■be dtoppolnted if they bU to Me the ortlclee
Id oar colamns. We art not reeponMble for
the Ticwi of ooPTH^ndentt. Anosyi
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REPUBLICAN NATIONAL TICKET.
LEVI P. MORTON,
Of New York. "
REPUBLICAN STATE TICKET.
FOR OOTIBNOR :
OLIVER n. DOCKERY,
of Richmond countj.
FOR LIRCTESART-OOriBROB I
JETER C. PRITCHARD,
of Madison coanty,
FOR aeCRETAKV OF STATE:
(JROJtOK W STANTON,
of U’ilsoii county.
FOE AvniTun or state:
oiiAULEs F. McKesson,
of Burko couiity.
of liotr.Tii couutj.
FOR frpEnixTE.tnKST OF rtm.ic
JAMES B. MASON,
of Orange oonntj.
FOR ATTORKEV-OENERAI. !
THOMAS. P. DKVEREUX.
of Wake count)’.
For Associate Justice ol
Sapreme Court—to fill the vacancy
oaosed by Ac death of Tboiuns S.
DANIEL L. RUSSELL,
of New Hanover county.
For Associate Justices of the Su
preme Court under amendment to the
DAVID M. FfnCHES.
of Iredell county.
RALPH P. BrXTON.
of Cumberland munCy
For Prcsidcolia] Electors for the
JAMES E. BOYD,
of Gnilford county.
AUGUSTUS M. MOORE,
of Pitt county.
R THE blST rONORFJiS—Itll OI-iTKIOT
W S. O'B. ROBINSd.V.
of Wayne county
• THE olsT COSORFAS—.^TH IlIrTRlCT
JOHN M, BROWER,
of Surry county.
FOR RLECTOK—20 DISTRICT I
JOSEPH J. MARTIN,
of Pldgccombe county.
FOR BLECTOR 4tII DISTRICT;
WILLIAM A ALBRIGHT,
of DnrbRm county
.'Ixtii district ;
RICHARD M. NORMKNT,
of Robeson county.
of Uamolt county.
JULIUS B. FORTUNE,
of ClOTeiand county.
A PlMiMt Trip eiM* aty-BcMtl'
^ M BBWMrtM A
Ob Saturday morning about
o'clook, on the 16th of June,
reached Washiagtoo City, en route
for Chicago, to witncBS Ae proceed,
ingt of Ae Repnbliean National Con*
Teatioa, which oonveoed on Ae 19th.
The NorA Carolina delegation wai
provided for by that good man, Hon.
W. P. Canady, and auigned A the
“BruAl" ID theseooud icottoD of the
excursion trains that were leaving
WashingAn on Aat day. This
a train of eight Pullman sleepers and
five sections about the same also left
WashingAD that day
Our ticket entitled ns A thcce meals
each way and a sIoepAg birA. Wc
hid a car-load of North Carolinians.
They were all good-looking, clorcr
gcDtIomen Wc loft WashingAn 10:
in Ac morning—hence an all-day
ride, with a full view of monniains
and brms of PcaDsylvania.
Wc Aok Ae PcnnsylTBoia rouA,
which took ns through Baltimore,
Harrisbt^, Pilubnrg, AlAona, Fort
Wayne, and other pretty WesAm
cities. The scenery along thin rouA
was perfectly grand. From Washing-
Ad to and beyond Baltimore it
somewhat dusty, but as we crossed
tbti line botwcon Maryland and Pcuo-
lylvania wc root rain in gentle, re
freshing .Aowers, tliul cooled the at
mosphere and made riding pleasant.
followed thu graceful curves
of the .Susquehanna river, along the
foot of the Allogliany, the scenery
was superbly picturesque and magnifi
cently grand. The graceful slopes of
the beautiful towering bills, the
mighty roawiivc rocks, ibo frigbAning
ravines, thick forests and rippling
streams, fields green with grain and
grass, dotted here and there with
herds of cattle aud aheep, comforAble
farm bouses, busy men and women
kept us admiringly dcligbAd, gastug
upon the wonderful works of nature
and indnstry, and ingenuity of
This is a grand codbtry. The farms
c well cultivated. Wheat, clover,
eom and oats Mem to be the priucipal
prodneU, aside from garden vegcA-
blcs. This ia also a great iron
Ay. A.S night came upon us furnaces
Id be seen blazing in every direc-
). .Sometimes it looked like
hundred great lamps in arojDv Natural
gas is burnt in this country also.—
Many of Ac cities we passed on Sat
urday night displayed great blaiiog
lights, some of them three or four
feet. It makes a powerful and bcaU'
AfAr enjoying many oAers besides
the sceneries nicntioned, wc slept
soundly, and waked early in the
morning to find ourself well up
KOnCB TO BUBSCBIBER8.
After Ae l&A Ac businem niati.
agemeui of Ais paper will go iuA
oAer bauds. TboM A arrears mott
pay up or their paper will besAppad;
BO paper will be acat after Ae time
expires, and bo paper will be starAd
A BOW subsoribenwiAMt Aemouay.
We will be re^waaible for Ae pobli-
etUoB of Ao paper. All moBey mast
be MBt by meuey order or ragiaterod
letter A W. C. Hmitu. All bUeaa
for poblicatioa should be direeAd A
Tbx OaskLom Htmien,
CbarlMie, N. C.
Indiana, Ac Hoorier StaA and home
of our next Prcaident. Here wc be
gan A notice Ao well prepared coun
ty roads and Aat in every Awn and
city, Ac school-house and (he church
were the bem and most prominent
buildings A be Mcn.
About midday wc cnAred Ae
prairie land. There were clusArs of
trees herd*and there, but no bill nor
llcy nor stream. Miles and miles
of level plains were before us ; farm
bouses could be seen five and ten
miles distant and cattle looked like
lUiall bogs in Ac distance. Early ii
Ac afternoon wc came in sight of Ae
great Lake Michigan, and Ac porter
yelled : "Chicago in a few tuinuAs.
But it Aok us nearly a half hour A
reach Ac depot afAr wc got io sight.
Chicago is a great city. It is I
•iiotropolis of the West. It bos
population of 809,000. It has about
16,000 colored people. The police
force is 1,300 mcn. The mayor gets
$10,000 a year. There are many
magnifioeot baiidingi here, amoog
Aem it the U. B. PoaAfieo, Ae
Court iloBae, Ae Board of Trade aid
Ae ooBveDtion aBdiAriBtn. Haay of
Ae atorei are five asd six alsriaa
high. Seme of Ae buildiuga are
eleven stories bigb. The slreete are
level and straight and r^olar. Cable
ears are run on Ae streeta ta wall as
borne «in. To a SonAerner it looks
atrugo A see 8 or 4 earn togeAer
daAing down Aa middle of • atnet
loaded wiA pwpie and no engine or
hone pnlllag it. They ran (nat. too,
any at Ae rata af tan milaa na hoar.
A KerA GmwUm Mend
"look yonder at Aom oan rwftdng
We visiled SouA Park, Ltnerin
Park, Ae great etoek yard or slangh
tar pen and took a rida under Chieng*
river in a tnunel in wbioh nre 1
Aonsnbd lighted lamps. We took 1
ride out on Lake Hiebigan about
five miles, all of which we enjoyed
much. In Linooln Park is a large
statue of Preaident Lincoln. In Als
park also is a Eoological garden,
which is said A be second A n(
the conuAy. Here may be seen
elephants, tigers, bears, bn&los,
elks, deer, beavers, seals, prairie
dogs, wolves and many other animals
and birds. It is a lovely park of
about four hundred acres and ia free
A all at all times.
The slanghAr pen is Ae grandest
thing A be seen in Ais great city
It employs 6,000 mcn, besides women
and children. It oovora sovcral
hundrod aem and is laid
squares ank the squares divided iuA
pens. In these pens may bo seen
tbonsacds of Ae finest and fattest and
biggest beef oattle in Ao oounAy.
ThousaudB of sheep and hogi
huudreds of calves ore here also.
Hero we witnewed Ac' biggest
‘‘bog-killiug” of our life. It
>al)y intereatiug to see it.
hundred bogs may be seen walking
Ac pen and in less Aan an hour
amu hogs may be seen ilrcsacJ
and being prepared for sbipment.
bog is fsKAned by one foot, reised 1
and goes slipping and sliding tike
rope walker underneath the rope,
goes from one man A another, each docs
bis part to it until it is ready for tbe
last knives to be quartered up.
The Convention auditorium boldi
about 10,000 people. It wi.'i well
filled every session. It is a magnifi-
cent bnilding. The chairman can be
scon from all parts of Ac ball. It wap
finely decoiaAd with flags and bunt
ing and pictures and lights. Over
tbe presiding officer was a beautiful
shield which when lighAd showed
the tbirty-aix stars iu blue ground
and Ao sAipcs of red and whiA,
emblematic of the American flag.
Tbe auditorium was vcntilaAd by
sAaiii famo. The convention was
good naturod and well behaved. One
hnndred ^jpolicomen assisAd Ao
officers. Wo will say no more of it
just now. It gave us the ticket that-
Wc left Chicago 11.30 on Monday
igbt tbe 25A. Though we meant
I remain in WaabingAn and had
secured a situation, wc w
eager A come back A Ac Old North
Saa. We reached home Thursday
aud though we left enAusissttc
for Bberman, wc return just as earnest
for Harrison and Morton. Not alone
because Ac party DOmioaAd them,
but beoauM it is a good ticket.
Because Acy arc good vod ] ■? nion.
Mcd whom Ao enemy can ss) iiothing
agajpst. Then afAr a happy return
from a pleasant trip, wc say hurrah
for Harrison and Morton and NorA
ohaaga Ks pulley Ae Ni
wants A b« infarmed iu time A get
» harmony with Ae party, but if Ae
triekatafi make iMr trade and Aen
expeut A take Ais paper and Aa
party over A a few demoenti for a
few dollan, they will get 1^ aa in
In Ac multitude of coausel Aere I*
wisdom. Io union is strengA.
Don't keep your secreA Ao close
breAren, or yon. Cooper and your
whole erew may go down A shame
and defeat. What betAr weapon do
we want to fight with than Cooper’s
record as sheriff and the former
position of Ae moo who are now try
ing A palm him off 00 Ac eolored
Brother repufa^ans, let ni all nu-
dontand each other before wc go Ao
ftr in this fight. Fair play—an
lUBE IT DOWN.
liost Saturday Ao Daily Chronicle
of Ais eitj, said Aat Mr. Ilatrnon
voAd against the Blair bill while in
Ae SeoRA. Everybody knew that
not ao, and Ac Chrmide got
ashamed of itself and eorrecAd on
Sunday. Wc are glad A see Aat
there u at least one wriAr on that
paper who sometimes repents of a
Mark it down, a democratic paper
corrects a false report against a repub'
lioau cindidaA. It may be seen from
Ais also, that democratic editors are
not careful in gathering their news,
but have too strong an inelinalinn tc
injure republicans. ^
Our candidate and next prcsid^l
all right on Ac educational
question ns on all others. II^wt
Ac republican majority thnO possotl
Ao Blair bill, and Ac democratic
party defeated it in the IIouhc, where
Ac same- party have it smbthcred
Mr. Harrison is onr csndidaA
and dcniocrals need not worry about
him. He's straight, lie will be Ae
President of these United
NEW COFFIN HOUSE.
Larged Stock Coffins inthe State.
We are prepared to furnish everj-thing in the rndertaking Lino
Everything New. Open at all hours.
,SE ESPEOIAXsIaY FOR THE
KIND8 Foil BUKIAL PURPOSES.
Charlotte Undertaking Co.,
14 8. Tryon Street,'opposite Uontrnl Hotel.
Some years ago, it will be reincro-
bered, wc bad what wax known as
the liberal or coalition party. We
were dofcaAd in Ais county by from
600 A 960 majority. It was repeaAd
oneo or twiee with DO auoeeu. This
spring our county executive eouraittee
to calling our eonuty convention de
clared. in substance, Aat iu this
campaign no ooc should be sppoiuAd,
DominaAd or reoognited by repub-
Heaos for any office except known aud
Aiid republicans. It was thought
that all were storting out in this
eampaigu in good faith on that plat
form. If Acre ia (0 be a ebauge
from Aat it should be gcBcrally
known A the party.
It b talked around that certaia
moB are bargaining aritb Cooperand
oAar domoorata and pledging them
Ae rypabllean voA of Ae Munty.
We nre not folly advtaed of Ae AnA
of Ae report, but now' want Ae
periled Aat Acy had better eonut
wall Aeir etreuA befbrabsnJ or
Any will bo wble A delivar Aa
Wearamak A my, bo eoalitioB
tiekat oai aueeead is Aia aoiaty
wiAoit Aa aolored vote pratty aolid
and Aat At ealorad vota ia Mt 1b a
aoBdUlM to ba told by oaa ar tw9
let. That Ac inAresA ofthc farmer
and Ac laborer are identical, and
whatever injuriously effects one works
grievance against the other.
2d. The hand that holds tbe plow,
should be honored, nod there should’
re equitable equation between
the wages of labor and the compen
sation of the office-holder.
3d. Wc look upon tbe purity of tbe
ballot-box as Ac best possible security
against throateniog evils and '
demaud such reasonable State Icgi
latioD as will fully proAct tlic^ elector
in the czcreisc of the olcetive franchiiu
Any denial of Ac elective franchii
by fraud or violence poisons the
springs of power.
4A. Agriculture, nanafacturc and
conmarec are tbo Ibrco great facArs
of civilisation and all legislation tend
ing to fosAr these agencies will re
ceive tho support of the Uopubliean
.IA. While iodusAy and economy
are always A bo looked to for relief
frem financial depression, individual
sneoesa necessarily depends to a great
exAnl upon wise legislation. To
this emd Ac Atal ond unconditional
repeal of all inAmal rcvcDDC taxes
will greatly relievo Ac present par
alysed induftrial condition of the
country—boA by relieving
country of a swarm of unnecessary
offioitls and will rcliovc North Caro
lina from Ais unequal and unjuat Ux.
InAmal federal taxes belong only
war and all revenues for the support
of Ae Federal government (in times
of peace) should be oollooAd from
ensAms duca and their collection
should be ao adjusAd as to proAet
American indusAiet and labor.
Otb. Tbo general govcrnmcui
should not keep in its treasury any
more money Aan is actually necessary
A meet tho demands of Ac govern
ment ; and ox Ao Aoans of preventing
any further aecumulatian wo demand
tbo ropoal of the inAmal revenue
system of taxotiou and Ac poxugu
of Ae Blair edDeational bill aa the
beat moAod of public eduoalion and
of distribotiog Ae already acaumnlst-
od furplu in Ae Aouury.
7A. We nre opposed A Ao present
sysAa of eonnly government and wo
demasd Ae election of all oonnly and
Awiuhip oSoen by Ae people.
8A. ^0 Bopobiienn party bvoni
and will oaraeeily sa^rt any li^ia-
Intba tookiflg A tbe nbolirion of all
oaeloM StaA oCeUla aad dopen-1
dcBoiea, aad the repeal of all un-
. taxation. Ant government
itatlf may not eotisnme Ant whieb
it wai Intaadod A’foater and proAot.
9A. Wo Avor tbo working of Ae
pablio roads by some syatem more
•qaitable Aaa Ae
it lOc.. ISA.. ISr., 20r.
it np. In )R or thr iiewmt sliiulr*.
4 Shades, at ns cents per yarO.
Uliadei. at GO cents per yanl.
at 2S rents each. These slanil nnsiirpassetl. |
at Scents a pair. Perfect flltiim
LADIES’ MUSLIN UNDER'WEAR.
CHE.MISE at 26 cenA and np..
DRAWERS at 26 conts and up.
COJISI-JT COVERS at 25 ckmA ond up.
SHIRTS, full long, .30 cenA and up
CORSET COVERS 25 c.
BRAND NE'W STOCK
ived. NO SHODDY GOODS.
-A- i at 48 cents you Uny a man s ntiUund
IN THE j Dress Shirt, linen btwom, re-inlnrrcd I
HAPPY HIT SHIRT! and Trent nnil Patent Scams.
Regulator of Low Prices,
E. M. ANDREWS,
lias ihc Inncrsl xml Most romplcte Slock of
In North Carolina.
COFFINS & METALLIC CASES.
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Bent Pianos, Mathnshek Pianos,
Mason & Hamlin Pianos.
Mason & Hamlin Organs, Bat State
Organs, Pacicard Organs,
: TitADE Stheet, Cijablotte, N. C.
K. M. ANDREWS,
is published every Saturday at
, CHARLOTTE, - - N. C.,
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W. o. Smith,
Editor and Propriotor, " ^ Charlotto, N. C.