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Tlic Charlotter Observer!
, , jones & .Mclaughlin-, i
Othce, Uryce's , building, -Trade Street.
bates or SUftSdtlPTIOJr. ' 11
Daily, One year in advance,- .l.'..o oo
ULA lAVyiV-Vf AAA uu -r g UU
Tjirec aiontns, in aavauce, ....;;..;' i
One month, in advance,:....;....::.'.. v '
, . itT i - ...... .V ' ' '
1 ft- vv eeKiy, one year $3.50
Weekly, one year.,...:..;;. . 2,00
HO MORE. v.-'i::-:;:-
K more it is a harp's low ton
Mhi. i-cring of light and pleasure'' gone
more it is a broken lute. ;- - . . ' 1
A Jiiuing uower wim Dliguted root.
o more it is a mnrmurine rill
Vose waves will soon be hushed-bestill-j
vviiue nicy riui jteep cnanting low
Tljc hynffif of all things: here below.
"4 more it is a severed cord
Tlie breaking of a plighted word
Aii echo of the pulse's beat, '
Erp quiet are its hastening feet.
X i n i ore i t is a shadow fled ;
A flaunting thought of loved and dead
A eloud that hovers over ear:h '
A fliscord in each song of mirth! '.
Kd more it is a passing bell,
Of youth, and love, and life the knell ;
A eypress wreath, a pall, a bier '
Tl end of human life and fear.
Carlyle at Home. The following
tit-bit about the greatest litrarv
of the day brina into rr "
the strong points of Carlyle's charac
terhis kinyeness. Mh John Hnr
rolighrs tells of his moments with
the Scotsman in the February Galaxy
'I had imagined that the next best
i "in iff co seeing Jd-ngjand would be tn
fee Scotland; but as this latter pleas-
une was ueniea me, certainly the
nqxt best thing was seeing Scotland's
greatest son. Carlyle has been so
constantly and perhaps justly repre
Hipted as a stormy and wrathful
pqrson, brewing bitter denunciation
l'r0m America and Americans, that
1 cannot forbear to mention the
.sweet and gentle mood in which we
found him a gentle and affection
grandfather, with his delicious"
Scotch brogue and rich nitlodous talk,
overflowing with reminiscences of
Ins earlier life, of Scott and Geothc
sujid Edinburgh and other men, and
places he had known. Learning I
wias especially interested in birds, he
discoursed of the lark and night
cfigale and marvis, and forming his
remarks about them in someepisode
ojf his personal experience, jind in
vesting their songs with double
clfjann by his description of his ad-
111 1 cs.
j"It is only geese who get -plucked
there, said my companion after we
hid left a man who had known
Cirlyle iritin:a'ely for many years;
"silly persons who have no venera
tion tor the great man, and come to
((invert Jiim or change his convic
tn upon subject to which he has
u voted a lifetime of profond
thought and meditation. With such
pt rsons he has no patience."
hirlyle bad just returned from
pqouano, where he had
miner. The Scotch
"",U,INI, nesaiu. naa an nnoiont
burnful look, as if the weight of
measurahle . time had settled
;vn upon them. Their look was
l I..t - . "
i'h !4i, 1 gazeu upon the venerable
m neiorc me, and noted his home-
ijidioly expressedI knew thattheir
lopk was upon him also, and that a
gipaier than Ossian had been nursed
aijjHi those lonely hills. Few men
Jn literature have felt the burden of
tlije world, the weight of the inexora
nrnce as has Carlyle or drown
ii-esh inspiration from that
:fuce. However we mar differ
"P'n mm (and almost in self-defence
lfc most differ from a man of such
n-nseand overweening pcrsonalitv)
nuist yet be admitted that ho Wo.
tusilly speaks out of that primitive
lonce and solitude in which onlv
icjieroic soul dwells. fVrtainH-
t in pniifMviriA.irir t;.:..k 1:
e is fl
tpv string has such a twang.
J It 1ms been held by an Ohio court,
pr Jfj PPealed by the Mutual
f enent Life Insurance company, that
f.Pbcy holder who is either h
fff ? addicted to an intemperate
, J . 1 .
i 1 SA1.1 C'MmB "Pon the corapa
It At this be law, it should be bet-
uioerstood by agents and appli
cants, for there unquestionable ex
7Z sreat a laxity of practice
A IlATT.l?niT TS
1 i . :
Miroand VincenusEailroad be re-
sr T uea lj:o,m JayinS their track' on
c.lal aLene below Twentieth
ff:;.TL oe omcers of the mlroad,
ith .3 an.mjunction, at one o'clock
!lrftS to Sixth street, finishing
i'le Work hftfrira rlor-U tui. 6
Tho ri;- kijis evening,
me distance was about one mile.
An Imperial Present.- Cincinuati.
of FArt VWl'olidPri
Lonirw- 1,ie8en i irom the ' late
tod?S,??Pfie.?P 1 a fgnificent gold
?inn , V"0' Jun 19,1873: A peti
Ron, signed by about two hundred
citizens, was Dresented to fii, mt
ipn Tu j ynance, to be used : in the
, ea m four different colors and bears
lapropriatj inscription inE
the gi t0gPA accompanied
friend nfn6 prest was a personal
jend of the ex-Emperor in his early
Irish PntatAoo "
jan 21 H0USE' MACAULAY & CO. - i
'- tl l i i'i'i-i v"'l ' ' -1" - ,. " ' . .... ... ' " - J
..'.5 T i "' . X -1. ' " .1 - " IJ. - T '.. ... 1 ' 1 . ' . . ' 1
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
Authorized Capita $500,000.
Jab. Tttrser Tate, President.
Tho W. Dewet, Cashier,
! If Dewey, Asst. Cashier.
AT. THE BANKINOHOUSE OP
TATE fiDElW. E Y :
rnhw Bank aartered -Under. Act of the
J. General Assembly and duly organized
unaer Laws of the State nfVnrtw n
ith ample means w prepared to transact -
i. ' -
n, "c wiu receive-Ueposits subject to
Clieck, and will Allow Interest AccorrW
Mght per cent per Annum
.U;suiniKyihg undrawn; over thirty
I r O " KViU
jan. 1 1873.
EXPRESS THIS MOKNUVO
---- xijvo aim J sows nil t 'ri-r .
fcicany reuucea prices, just received at
i , . . - ii
NEW Lot WATERPROOF CLOTH iust
nov S0i MRS. QUERY'S
Ahhf and c,lors of the best brands
Kid Gloves, at
AJEW LOT CX3RSETS, HOOPSKIRTS &
1 Rustics, just received at
nnv MRS. QUERY'S.
J. M. LEAK &' CO.
No. 4, Granite Row, Opposite
CEff TEAL HOTEL,
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
Manufacturers, Wholesale and Retail dea1
ersin Manufactured Tobacco, Smok
ing Tobacco, and Cigars of , all
grades. Dealers in the above goods will
v-.i lucAauiuic. uur siock ueiore pur
chasing elsewhere as we can offer
THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST ! ! !
TO P L A N T EES.
WE Offer the following Fertilizers :
Patansco Guano. CI
ir Clarke's Snper-Phosjfliate.
V e have pleasure in again tendering to
our Farmers the above first-class Fertili
zers To those who have used them so manv
years we need only say that they are guar
anteed to be fully up to their previous
And to such as have not vet used them,
one trial will convince them that thev are
MT..i.. . . '. "
.-iijr,i.,i hi an ouit-ra ; so niaKC sure ot a
supply and please hand in your orders
early, as the consumption exceeds the
J? or sale 111 anv quantity', by
STENHOUSE, MACAU LJ
ACAULAY & CO.
A Supply of Pennsylvania
STENHOUSE, M ACAULAY
milOSE nersons to wbnm Ten 1 1 n va
i. tended credit during the past vear will
confer a favor upon usby calling at once
and settling their accounts, as this must be
our last appeal. REMEMBER IT !
R. M. MILLER & SONS.
d a nci ng Academy.
AT, Oates' Hall, Tuesday, Thursday &
Saturday' afternoons, at four (4)
o'clock, for LADIES, MISSES and MAS
TERS. Class for YOUNG GENTLEMEN Mon
day, Wednesday and Thursday evenings
at 7i o'clock. .
TERMS per session of 16 lessons, TEN
uvijijjxixi in aavance.
To .Our Friends and Acquaintances.
the Undersigned beg leave to thank
our - mends and acauaintane.es for
their liberal patronage bestowed upon our
ninipioyer, jur J2i ouner ior tne past year,
and most respectfully ask a continuance of
' - - J. A. YOUNG, Jr.,
TO THE LAQIES.
Dr. Hoopeb's Female Pills, a nositive
ior suppression, -or Irregularity, ans-J I
irom any cause whatever. Thev are I JL
perfectly harmless. X j a r i I
Every Lad fithmdd keep a box of the j
on hand for use in case of need.
.race, $1.00 per box. Sent securely seal-
to any address on receipt of price.
iirect au oraers,
HOOPER & CO.,-
P. Or Box 2453. Philadelphia. Pa.
and Pensim. .
Phosphate, .. Lime
WM. R. BURWEI4L & CO.
CHARLOTTE, K;C.;FRIDAY, JANtJABY 2i.: 1873
100 Sacks Factory filled SALT on hand
-i JJ and for sal hv
: STENHOUSE, MACAtTLAY &' CO. .
I Von Meyerhoff.
PROPOSES to fprm; instruct, and con
wnwttei- N.' C, a Musical
Soae.T J and to give, musical t festive
The income from which, is to be applied
to the DUrchasin Xf, niulr
S.- i-r.' . -o . uwuva ana
tltute- Also, to furnish for the Institute
I Orchestral T
.are &uod Seminaries of the kS
Cities South and Xnrth n,MQ t?-.
. ... . - . ,.uw Allan u-
mj.,-wui be placed in the hands
isiees. iot f.iip nso -r r.i
m'' -r. loung Ladies.
Terms of admission, 6
Instructions per month, 2 00
Ladies and eentlempn A
members of the Society will please leave
.f3 at me book ore of Messrs.
Muuy xx. ato.
HAVING notified our friends and cus
tomers some time since, that our busi
ness would chanee Januarv 1st 1875
are pleased to say that the change has
taken place, and it is to he Rt.rinf.lv rusu
or 30 DAYS CREDIT. Those wl odr. rA
pay promptly need not expect any favors
If you are m arrears don't ask for nrnrUt
save us the unpleasant duty of denying j
To our manv friends
ur i uiaiiKs, ana ask a continuance of
11 1 " , . 1 ..xt-
n eir lavors Delieang that by a strict an-
able to sell goods cheaper than those who
l-wvuiivil WX 1 1 K. 1 I II I VM ril I TirA Tt, 1 1
All bills are dnn nnrl tvnroii a.
aay of each and every month.
jan 1, 1873, ly
STATESViLLE, H. C.
rriHE Proprietor of the above named"
-jl noiei respectiuuy invites the people of
Charlotte and the public generally to call
on him when they visit Statesville. He
will spare neither DJ11HS HOT TllfUlOW r
VTSTfi!ieSLM0NT0N HOUSE a first class
liOlJL, and worthy of public patronage
T. A. PRICE,
nov 25-tf Proprietor.
CHARLOTTE, N, C.
prescriptions prepared at all hours
of the Day and night.
Choice Green and Black Tea,
Selected especially for Family and Inval-
1U? at SCARR'S
T..,.i- 1 . . i'
jibi nswTea a lot of select Spices for
ic-Kies, rreserves, &c, at F. SCARR'S
Pure Salad Oil.
Finest article in Market,
. at F. SCARR'S
June 29 - DrUg store.
rill'vIN lliULtSAND PariPr T5nrs t Ktm-
A Wrapping Paper and Paper Twine, for
aaie ai i'UREFOY'S.
Buckwheat ! !
A Fresh Lot,
Just Received and For
xx sale by
B. M. PRESSON.
I uxwivi'j imiiiu v11, rinest. article ever
onerea in this Market, for sale at
dec 18 SCARR'S.
rriVVO Acres of land adioining the City of
wiaiiowt!. very nneiv si Minted in a
rapidly improving neighborhood. Will
be sold entire, or in lots to suit tmrfihjwprs
at a very reasonable rate. Apply to
JOHN T. BUTLER,
oct 22 Opposite Mansion House.
Murder, Fire & Robbery.
AS T am losing many of my custo
mers by crediting them 'l would
take the liberty of asking all who owe me
to call and settle up by the lst'of February
1873 or sooner. J. T. BUTLER.
F B. E S K 0 Y S T E B S
E! y E E Y A IT
WE would like to supply the citizens in
sending for them, so thattvoii nn hatr
them fo breakfiast, dinner or supper. I will
sum metn jo you every aay or as often in
the week as you may select, by C leaving
jviii wucia ai j. x. flUlI B,
oct30-con tf . Market.
Factory' Hands Wanted.
AM anxious to employ a number of
hands, women and nrl Mnonaiw - tri
work in a factory three miles from Colum-
bia. Good wages will, be paid to efficient
operatives. . Persons , wishing to secure
glood permanent occupation can do so by
eaving their names at the Central Hotel or
addressing me at Columbia. , !, t, t rrr
janl9-lw. L. D. CHILDS. ?
''-.I : GARDEN SEEDS .:, .y
JUST opened and for sale a complete as
i sortment of Buist's Celebrated Garden
Seeds, consisting of every yaxiety oliVege
r table Seeds grown in the Southern States'
jau 18, F-SCARRl I
NIEW V UltNITUltE.
GOOD FDRIIITDRE I
ARRIVING DAILY AT ' " T
D4S0jrS FURNITURE ROOMS,
' ' Spjositb Brem, Brown & Co's Dry Goods Store.
WHERE-WILL BE FOUND EVERYTHING KEPT IN a' ' .
Sideboards. Book ck V.".f"V?' ""SffS. ; WardrobM.
luds, safes, Tete-a-Tctes, Solas,
."vuwuijuvic mm nnisn. rm
And Caskets of all sizes and styles of
yffl" a"l Tine Coffins,
themost elabomtrrrf,', l"mmea
ot, i n' be?ml attention given to furnishing Dwellings Hotels
and Colleges at a small advance on MANUFACTIIRERS' 1tf
Januarv oi8t 1 7ALL' SEE AKD PEICE BBF0B Bimfa3 RA?ES
January 21st, 1873. R0BT. P. DAVIDSON.
TELCIiI'S SHOE STOBB
SIGN OW THE BR ASS BOOT
KATI0NAL BANK BUILDING,
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
H0LESALE;& RETAIL DEALER IN BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS
TRUNKS. LEATHER nn1 kvmv -mxtmxma
I?W. ' je WHSLE8ALE and
sortmen t of BOOTS & SHOES, which have
.VL'Spe"i?I,Ce m Pmakes me
e j ium'
of my goods will compare favorably with
U BERAITMS an(LO'WKllQ'
Lancaster Ledger copy six months.
J. S. PHILLIPS
WOULD Inform the public that he is
now receiving his FALL nH wm
TER STOCK of GOODS for MEN'S WEAR.
wishing anything in his
GIVE HIM A CALL.
Of all kinds and at prices which defy com
His Stock of GENTS' FURTSTTSTTTK
GOODS is large and unsurpassed for beau
ty ana quality. .
HATS and CAPS of the latest stvle for
ana xu xcj.
HAVING secured the Services of a Nn
1 cutter, I am TreTared to erive satisfAetion
to all who favor me wiTh their patronage.
invite an mspectiou of my goods and
J. IT. BKICE.
General Commission Merchant,
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
Particular attention naid tn selling all
kinds of Produce, Cotton and Tobacco!
Highest cash price
id for Cotton.
- r All orders from a
tended to. -dec
tance promptly at
J. x. BKYCE,
pHOICE Odd French Brandy for Medi-
cmai purposes, at F. SCARR'S.
TIERCHANTS visiting Charlotte, wiU
JjA. find Wnting Paper and Envelopes
very cneap, at rVKKFOY'H.
jan 4 ,?,..,.v '. . .
Iandreth8 Warranted Garden Seed.
Af E will receive in a:few.? days a large
,lT and complete assortment of theu re-
uame and popular Seed. '
Clorer Orchard Grass, Lucerne ) Lawn
Grassv &c ' W. R. BURWELIi fc CO.
OKA Sack Coventry Flouiv .different
r(w uraaes. ior sale at
R, M, MILLER fe SONS.
. i T"
Lo - llai
Ro furniture and Chamber fli. n
Hnnw iorv i, .,rr .-t
ana a wirge Assortment of
finish, together with Mahoeanv5
from 'theg plainSt and chS
RETAIL Trade to my We and varied as-
been selected with care
confident that my prices and
uiinuuiiL 111HL my Drices and thp nnaiitv
those of any other h6use in the(Mjoiel
S. B. MEACHAM.
GOODS TO THE WHOLESALE TKADE
S. B. MEACHAM.
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC.
' o-parmersnip which 1 expected
riiTTTs n - 1 1
takelX"n SMf UTJ, 3J3
month and KTi continue the
JilV Ui bllC CiltlXC
STOCK OF FANCY
At the same reduced prices.
I WILL also continue to keep up my
CHAELOTTE, N, C.
New Orleans Sugar aad Molasses.
5 Hogsheads Bright New Orleans Sugar.
10 Barrels Choice - Molasses
Also 2 Hogsheads Demerara 8uear. '
2 " M MaIjimm in
store and for sale at prices to suit the times
ujr oiiiiMiuuiSl!,, JttAVAULAY & CO.
Fresh Mince Meat, and Bologna Sausage,
Ti N SMITH
oct 16 - v i.
BURTON'S TETTER OINTMENT, cures
all cutaneous diseases, prepared fry
nov 15 v Springs1 Corner.
CARBOLIC Troches, Sciedam Schnapps.
BURWELL A. fY
Country Cored Bacon.
I Wl KeceiyedafinelotofCotmty Cured
ff9' Tne J'S ya ve
i4uucu iui bu uiucu. uiu now ana cet
OYSTERS EVERY DAY. TW fArt
that, WA fiATiH fhom fnvm' y- , f- &
BOLOGNA SAUSAGE. IMW
send them to von. si
FRESH PORK SATJSAGTSL fw
send them to'youl
mOOK the highest premium at! ,the Fair
jl. oi uie (jaronnas. at Charlotte. m n
October, 25th. 1872, made by P. J; Kimber-
ly. liuncombe, county, N. O. for sale by
nov 5 . - I
A New assortment of Kerosene Lamps.
just In, at ' SCARR'S.
jan S . 1 ,;4S
SAGE. Firie New Sage, just receivfe! at
dec 18 i ..' ; 1 , ' SCARRH
PURE POWDERED BLACK PEPPER,
Free from Adulteration, at U I
RATES OP ADVERTISIira.
On Square one CJl. 00.
tnree dav.-. m
Sl?1 ... 2 60
,,flve.day.-.. S 00
"one weeki.:. ,
ju weejca 5 qq
three weeks.wm.w g 50
- .J"" 8 00
'iSQmJ,fct.AdTeitl8eni taken at
proportionately low rates.
JTe Squares estimated at a quarter-col-umn,
and ten squares as a halfSSSwT
J. T. BUTLER'S ! !
Watches, Clocfa, Jewel
ry, Diamonds, Silver
and Plated Ware
J. T. BUTLER'S
OPPOSITE THE MANSION HOUSE
A. E. Nisbet& Brother
HAVING completed an improvement iit
their Commodious Htnr pa
i wi west ui omiin ol
Haiumond's Drug Store, Charlotte,. N C
1 '"'5 wen eeiecia swet of
drocenes, Musical Instruments, Toys Ci
gars, &c., which has been bought by 'one
of the firm, at a time when themarkt wa
2SaIor?ble- They therefore feel satis
fied that they can sell all goods ire their
line as low as any firm in Charlottr foi
cash or to punctual customers.
They invite Merchants to give, them a
call, (as they had a special eye to their
wholesale trade.) and feel WStrrantoH in
saying that they can sell so as to make it a
saving to them in their nnrrh
They return their thanks to. thei, friends
A. R. NISBET A tithv
SCHOOL BOOKS I
B . M . PRESSON.
Trade Street, next door to the Post Office.
feign of the Elephant
y ) Lot of Sausage, Mince Meatr
Pork, Butter, Chickens, Eggs, &
FLOUR a specUltJl
Produce sold on. commission,
BUCKWHEAT CAKES all smoking Bot
covered over with yellow, rieh, gW
Goshen Batter. What is mose paiaiabhr
for Breakfast ? Well we have just received
anelegaat Lot of the material to make
them, and we will sell the receipt ft a
Just received,, Irish Potatoes. Cafcbaee.
Chesauts, &cv at
. JOHN F. BUTTS,
Cianf SmoHng & Chewing-
E( flfkl pIGARS cvariotaaBJeboice
vy.VUV btanda, Chewing and gflaoking
Tobacco in quastity, and of varioos brands
uuwrem 4 mui uiies. vf ooiesaie and
A. R.N. & BRO.
HAIR ' Brushes,
Tooth Broshee, Kail
Wm. R. BTJB WELL A CO,
:... .Springs? Corner.
"VTELSOTKCefetine, a fresh
A Choice lot of ; Smoked Sugar Cured"
Shoulders; at .
janzi K. M. MILLER & SONS.