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CHAS. B. JOSES,
BJiuw aud Proprietor
"Fre Iron the doting txruptetithat fetic oiu -free-torn
WEDNESDAY, JAHTJABY8,. 1870.
The Legislature of -North -Carolina
m ?ets at v the " Capital " tc-dayr3 Under
tie amended constitution the session
of this body is limited to sixty days, so
that it must adjourn by the 8th of
Mtrch or thereafter the members must
piy their own expenses unless the
Governor sees fit to convene the body
in extra session immediately upon the
adjournment of the. regular sixty day
During the brief time alloted to them
for the regular work of the session, the.
members of the Legislature will find
many important subjects brought be
fore them for action. Eight Sundays
will intervene between to-day and the
8th of March ; at least eight days must
be consumed between the organization,
the senatorial election and the biennial
right over the public printing; so that
there will be left but forty-four days in
which to perfect all the local and
general legislation which the people
may require, individuals seek, or the
members themselves demand. The
members must see, even at the threshold
of the session, that it will be necessary
for them to go at their work with a
will and to lose as little time as possi
ble. They will be asked to extend the
time of manv sheriffs for settlement
with the State treasurer ; they will be
asked to enact measures to prevent the
felling of trees in certain streams: to
pass bills prohibiting the sale of spirits
within certain distances of certain
churches, and much more to the same
purpose, of purely local legislation. In
regard to the first proposition above
mentioned, it would be well enough
for the Legislature to lay down at the
start the general rule of refusing to
grant an extension to any sheriff; as to
the other measures it is suggested that
all of this class of work belongs in the
committee rooms; the committees
should be instructed to make omnibus
bills of all those measures of a similar
character which they approve, and
report against the remainder as a
whole. This would effect a great
economy of time, and much time will
be needed for a full and free discussion
of such important measures as the
protection of sheep husbandry by the
levying of a tax upon dogs; a stock or
fence law ; the compromise, commuta
t ion and settlement of the State debt ; the
school law and measures to n.ake it
more effective; the Moffett liquor
register; the salaries of public-officials;
our charitable institutions and works
of internal improvement, not to speak
of the revenue bill and a host of other
measures which will come uj for c( n
sideratkm and uion which action will
le imperatively demanded.
It is not our puqose at this time to
discuss the merits of the different
measures which we have mentioned
above in this general way. Upon all
or nearly all of them The Observe!:
has already expressed itself quite freely
and unmistakably, as indeed it does
upon all questions of living imbalance
to the people. Having done so once
we do not proiose now to urge our
views upon these several questions on
the members of the General Assembly,
but only -to remind them that they will
have no time to fool away ; hardly a
member but has gone to Raleigh with
his pockets full of bills, and his head
yet fuller of those-1 of which he has not
yet made drafts. In a little time,
unless business is well kept up with,
the calendars and the committees'
tables will be filled with unfinished
business and the sixty days will have
expired while the members are yet
preparing to settle down to work.
A great many of the members of the
General Assembly have already gone
on to Raleigh, and it is not to le
doubted that there will be a quorum
present in both houses on this the open
ing day. The Senate will be easy of
organization, and the organization of
the House will doubtless be completed
by the end of the second day at
furthest By this time also the ap
pointments of the committees will
have been made, so that we may
expeet that by the end of the second
day at furthest the preliminaries of
legislation, which is to say the intro
duction and reference of bills, will have
Much is expected of this General
Assembly. It is, too, composed of some
excellent talent; of men experienced
in business and in matters of legisla
tion; it is above the average of our
legislative bodies, and while it may not
meet the public expectations, (ho Legis
lature or Congress ever did, for the
reason that the public always expects
too much) it will, we venture to hope,
perfect much advantageous legislation
and leave a good name behind it.
THE SWEPSOS TRIAL.
The case of the State against Geo. W.
Swepson, based on a bill of indictment
found in the criminal court of Wake
last t .month, charging the defendant
with having obtained several millions
of special tax bonds , of the State, under
false pretences, and making away with
the proceeds, has . been set for trial in
the Superior Court of that county to
day. It promises to oe the most im
portant' and interesting trial, of the
kind ever had in the State. A large
number of witnesses nave been sum
moned from all parts of the State by
both sides, and the developments will
no doubt be astounding, and We shall,
perhaps, alt Jast get at the., true inward
, nana nf 'tile North Carolina bond
transactions of .18C8-'69. The Obsek
VER will keep posted with the progress
of the case. . . -, .':;
With Congress and 1 the Legislature
both in session,- there will be. no lack of
interesting matter for;$he general read
er, and we merely remark in a general
way that while any time is a good time
with the man who wants to be posiea
to subscribe for The Observer, there
never was a better time than right now.
Lest there should by some means be
some misunderstanding as to the date
we repeat that the convention of North
em men will meet at the opera house
in this city at 1.2 o'clock m, on Wednes
day, the 15th inst ; "
Associate Justice Hunt, of the United,
States Supreme Court, was stricken with
paralysis, Monday, and the stroke wil
it is supposed, prove fatal.
The United..- States Supreme Court
Monday pronounced unconstitutional
the legislation which declared legal the
practice of polygamy in Utah.
THE FIRST DAT AFTER THE RECESS.
The Bills Introduced Edmunds Want
ed the Old Amendments Declared
Constitutional Voorhees At
tacks Sherman Acklen's
and the Tobac
Washington, Jan. 7. Senate. A
large number of petitions were present
ed during the morning hour, among
them many from women in various
parts of the country asking Congress to
enact such legislation as will make ef
fective the anti-polygamy law of 1862;
also from various citizens protesting
against the passage of the pending bill
to revise, amend and consolidate the
laws relating to patents, and against the
transfer of the Indian bureau to the
AVar Department, all of which was re
ferred to appropriate committees.
Bills were introduced as follows: By
Hamlin, of Maine: For the more effi
cient collection of the postal revenues ;
referred to the committee on postoffices
By Booth, of California: For the in
terchange of subsidiary silver coin
and United States notes; to the com
mittee on finance.
By McDonald, of Indiana: To au
thorize the taxation of outstanding
legal tender notes of the United States;
to the committee on the judiciary.
Edmunds, of Vermont, said m this
glad morning of the new year, when
there was peace and joy and hope every
where, he thought it best to offer a
resolution tending to cement more per
fectly the good will and harmony now
existing all over the country. He there
fore submitted a resolution declaring
that in the judgment of the Senate the
thirteenth, fourteenth and fifthteenth
amendments to the constitution of the
United States have been legally ratified
and are as valid as other parts of the
constitution; that it is the right and
duty of Congress to enforce such
amendments by appropriate legislation,
and the duty of the executive depart
ment of the government faithfully and
with diligence to impartially execute
such laws; that it is the duty of Con
gress to appropriate money to that end,
and instructing the judiciary commit
tee to rejort a bill for the protection of
the rights of citizens and the punish
ment of infractions thereof. The reso
lution was laid on the table at the re
quest of Edmunds, to 1 called up here
after. Voorhees of Indiana, during the
morning hour, called up the resolution
submitted by him early in the session
instructing the judiciary committee to
inquire into the expediency of making
the trade d jllar a lejal tender, and pro
viding for its re-couiage into the stand
ard silver dollar-. lie addressed the
Senate at length in favor of the resolu
tion, del o.nii in the trade doll; r as
fraudulent money which, having fidleu
in its mission abroad, had returned
home to cheat the honest people of this
country. The amount of such dollars
coined'was S35,im,(ioo larger than the
people h:ul any idea of. He reviewed j
the coLrse of "Secretary Sherman and
said there was a deej-seated hostility to
silver money of every kind on his part
Silver, as money, was not receiving fair
play at the hands of the present admin
istration and those who draw their in
spiration from it. He referred to the
silver bill passtd at the hist session and
said the execution of this popular law
was in t'.ie hands of its most conspicu
ous and pronounced enemy. He re
fern d to the action of the New York
and Boston banks in November last in
regard to sieeie resumption and the
silver dollar, and denounced it as re
bellion against the lawfully constitu
ted authorities of the government. He
predicted the final triumph ot the si!ver
dollar and said the people insisted that
specie resumption should not rest on
gold alone but it should be as strong as
an unlimited coinage of silver, as well
as gold, could make it.
At the conclusion of Voorhees' re
marks the resolution was laid over
without action being taken thereon.
Beck, of Kentucky, submitted the fol
lowing: "Revolted, That the communication
from the Secretary of the Treasury, in
answer to the resolution of the Senate
passed December 3d, 1878, relative to
the amount of silver coin received in
payment of customs due during the
current fiscal year, and the disposition
which has been made of it, be referred
to the committee on finance, and said
committee be authorized and directed
to make such investigation as to it may
oe aeemeu necessary to ascertain
whether the laws relative to the pay
ment of customs dues and the payment
of interest on the public debt with coin
received therelrora have been and are
being complied with, and report by bill
Laid over, upon objection of Ed
The Senate, at the expiration of the
morning hour, resumed the considera
tion of the bill to revise, consolidate
and amend the laws relating to patents,
and Christiancy spoke in favor of the
Among the nominations sent to the
Senate to-day by the President were:
James B. Howell, of Iowa, Orance
Ferris, of New York, and A. O. Aldison,
of Wisconsin, as Southern claims com
missioners ; James Longstreet, post
master at Gainesville, Ga.
At 3 o'clock a brief executive session
was held. Adiourned.
House. Acklen, of Louisiana, made
a personal explanation in' regard to the
scandal attaching to his name for the
alleged seduction of a young lady in
Louisiana, and presented a resolution
for the appointment of a committee of
three members to inquire into and re
port upon the charges made against
him. The resolution was defeated on
the ground that it did not embrace the
Question of privilege.
A resolution was adopted directing
the judiciary committee to investigate
the charges against Henry W.Uiodgett,
judge for the northern district of Illi
nois. The Geneva awards bill was con
sidered and laid over till to-morrow.
Several bills . were introduced, after
which the deaths of Eeprtsentatives
Douglas and Williams were announced
and the House adjourned.
committee business. ;
The House wavs and means commit
tee met to-day but transacted no busi
ness other than to decide tna6 parties
desiring to be heard with regard to the
tax on sugar be given the opportunity
of commencins to-morrow.
The Senate committee on finance
held a meeting to-day devoted to an in
formal discussion of the bill that pro
vides for the issuance of treasury cer
tificates of deposit to any person de
positing coin or united states notes.
said certificates, to bear interest at 3.6?
tier cent per annum and to be convertl
ble at any time within one year from
thi3 date into 4 per cent t bonds .issued
upon" the retirement of the , six per
cents. No action was taken but the
general feeling was highly favorable to
the measure. : :
' The committee are desirous ta dis
pose of the tobacco tax bill as soon as
uuori the retirement of the six per I r A3 AAA. . B,9,B .
l possible, and will at an : early day con-
I elude the hearing of the arguments on j
the subject, Arrangements win proba
bly be made to hear the commissioner of
internal revenue during the week.-
Sargeant, of California, who has been
ill for some weeks, occupied, his seat in J
Al A 4-I.a Atf fliio T
the Senate to-day for the first time this
Sharon, of Nevada, als o appeared for
the first time.
Hon. Alex. Stephens had an attack of
neuralgia of the Dowels last night and
is in a worse condition physically than
he has been for years. lie is still con
fined to his room.
Representative Hartridge,of Georgia,
was in a critical condition yesterday
from incipient pneumonia, but to-day
seems to be improving.
THE TELLER SMELLERS.
The First Day of Their Sessions Ma
terial for the Outrage Mills.
New Orleans, La., Jan. 7. The Tel
ler sub-committee met this morning in
Surveyor Wells' private ottice at the
custom house, all the members present
Senator Garland asked if there would
be any special programme published.
The chairman announced that no pro
gramme had been arranged but that
when a neighborhood was reached it
would be gone through with. Garland
then suggested that a neighborhood be
designated so that the witnesses might
be notified. The chairman mentioned
that charges of fraud in Nochitokes,
Tensas . and Caddo parishes would be
first considered. Senator Cameron said
charges came from every part of the
State and it might be impossible to de
fine any exact part. Senator Bailey
thought that as near as possible some
definite plan of proceedings should be
adopted, so that charges could be met
by evidence on the other side. The
chairman declared that he would allow
all necessary time for the production
of such evidence.
J. Ernest Breda testified that he is a
native of Natchitohes ; has been a Re
publican since 1871 ; did not take part
in last campaign because he was driven
from his home in September on account
of his political principles, said the ne
groes were ground down and treated
with cruelty. He detailed assaults
made upon himself and his brother who
were endeavoring to address a Republi
can meeting in September last; said
they were forced to flee to the woods
for safety and leave his home to escape
threatened assault upon them. Dr. A.
P. Breda also testified, corroborating
the first witness.
Southern Rivers Frozen Up Skating
and Ice Harvesting in Atlanta.
Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 7. There is
skating in Atlanta for the first time in
twenty years. Thousands of pounds of
ice have been cut and packed here the
first time such a thing has ever been
known. There is great suffering
among the poor. The city is relieving
Washington, Jan. 7. A telegram to
the Postotfice Department from Mem
phis says no mail boats are moving on
the Mississippi river north of Vicks-
burg, nor on the Arkansas, St. Francis
or upper Ouachita.
London, Jan. 7. A dispatch from
Barncslev to the 1'imes savs the strike
of the miners of South -Yorkshire and
Noith Derbyshire will not be so large
as was at first anticipated. It is expect
ed that not more than six thousand ope
ratives will go on tne strike.
At VV arrington, Lancashire, a strike
las begun in the wire trade which may
issume serious proportions throughout
tne country it some- agreement be
tween the employers and workmen is
not come to. The masters contend that
if a reduction of wages is not agreed to
the works must be closed, as German
wire can be obtained cheaper than the
English manufacturers can make it.
The men contend that the reduction
demanded is excessive.
Sherman Lays the (Jood Effects of Re
sumption Before the Cabinet.
Washington, Jan. 7 The cabinet
session to-day was devoted principally
to discussion of the favorable financial
situation. Sherman called attention to
the fact that the treasury now holds
large amounts of gold, silver and green
backs; much more than there is any
use for at present, lieterence was also
made to the reports from all parts of
the country that resumption had given
confidence to business and that both at
home and abroad business seems to be
stimulated and is being conducted with
The Proposed HarTird Oxford
Boston, January 7. The Harvard
boat club is in receipt of a letter from
the Oxford University club announcing
its inability to row Harvard as late as
August first. As Harvard will not row
before that date there will probably be
no English race this year, and therefore
probably no race with Cornell. The
meeting of the boat club is to be held
n'ixt week and the matter will then be
definitely settled. Since the. receipt of
the uxiords letter several or the old
Harvard 8 have determined to with
draw and a new crew will train for
next summer's race with Yale.
An $18,000 Fire In New York Ten Per
sons Injured, One Fatally.
jn ew i ork, J an. 7. A nre occurred
this morning at 73, 75, 77 and 79 Veasy
street, occupied as tea and provision
stores, 'lhe upper floor ot 7o gave way
carrying the other floors with it, bury
ing eight nremen, one or whom, a son
ot ex-Alderman Irving, was killed.
Chief Kovve was seriously injured
about the head and face. Capt, Reeves'
injuries may prove fatal; his chest is
badly crushed. Altogether ten firemen
wgre injured. Tne loss is $18,000
covered by insurance
Another English Bank Goes Under.
London. Jan. 7. The Financier savs
"The worst feature of the failure of tl e
Correst bank is that the promise of ti e
new, year is falsified. The crisis is kei t
dragging on, and further, it eauses dis
agreeable rumors to oe circulated re
gardmg other provincial banks,- as wp
the case yesterday. The Correst bank
failure might be left to sink into its
position as merely a local affair were It
not for its tendency to generate fresh
. Springfield. Ills.. Jan. 17. .s vpra:
members of the State board of "agric nl-
ture irom tne tsouthern portion of .he
swie repon tne peacn trees greatly n-
jured by tne recent cold snaps., Otl er
lruits are noi seriously injured. Winter
grain is reported in excellent condition
The Mercury Again Jtistngin the iVo
tivesAnother Small WarAttacks
upon Pjominent Officials., p
New YoRtf, January V-Panama ad
vices to the 28th state that the city was
in a state of excitement on the night of
the 27th on account of rumors of an at-
tempted revolution. In whose interest
and against wnat party me aitempt w as
to be made was noc generally kuowu.
The attack was made on Gen. Aizpuru,
T ; J A- X Cfnf. rvwt oAma
friends, in which he and several others
were slightly wounded. Subsequently
Mr. Zagando Pena,the newly-appointed
governor of the district, was Aral' upon
while passing through the street with
some policemen, endeavoring to restore
order, and instantly killed. So far as
known three lives were lost. Several
parties were wounded thus far, when
order was restored.'
A meeting of citizens was called to
be held in the government house on tho
28th, to consider what is best to be done
to preserve peace and continue the
functions of the government. No fur
ther tidings of the action taken had
been received up to the time of the sail
ing of the steamer.
A New Catlnet Trial of Assassins.
Panama, Dec. 28. Lima advices
Dec. 18th, state that the president
eru has formed a new cabinet.
The trial of Don Monnel Pardo's as
sassin, continues with considerable de-
ay. Many arrests have been made.
among them that of . Dr. Ampuero, a
former prefect of Callas, who is accused
of direct complicity. Still no decision
appears to have been reached, lne
journals in the interest of the civil
party are becoming quite violent in
their denunciation of the tardy admin
istration of justice.
imt i i
Meeting of State Legislatures.
Harrisburg, January 7. The Penn
sylvania Legislature met yesterday.
The House elected H. M. Long, Repub-
ican.of Alleghany county, speaker, and
W. C. Shurlock, chief clerk. The Dem
ocrats voted for Daniel Sherwood, of
Northumberland county, for speaker.
Albany, January 7. The State Leg
islature convened this morning in the
new capitol building, but owing to the
non-arrival of many members who are
delayed by the storm, adjourned until
to-morrow, when the Governors mes
sage will be presented.
Dover. Del- January 7. The State
Legislature convened to-day. In the
Senate, Charles J. Harrington was a-
pomted speaker. In the House Dr.
Swithin Chandler was elected speaker.
The British General Roberts on His Vic
Calcutta. January 7. General Rob
erts telegraphs that he reached Kakubi
yesterday. The deputy governor of
Khost came to Kakubi to pay his re
spects to General Roberts. He will
transfer to the British command the
foils and all the records, which it is
supposed contain full information re
garding the revenues of the Khost and
Khurum districts. The people of Khost
who were at first unfriendly seem to be
London, January 7. The Council of
the Irish Home Rule League has de
termined to call a general meeting of
the organization to be held on the 4th
of February next, to consider a series
of resolutions: submitted by the active
section of the Home Rule party, on the
policy ot the Irish parliamentary party,
and for the reorganization of the move
ment in Ireland.
Another Strike In Pennsylvania.
Pottsville, Pa Jan. 7 A strike
occurred this morning at Cameron
Colliery, one of the Mineral Railroad
& Mining Company s Collieries, at
Shaneakin. Several days since the
men were notified of a reduction which
took effect this morning. This is the
largest colliery in that region and the
strike causes about four hundred men
and boys to be idle.
Codification of the Laws or Nations.
East Fishkill, N. Y., Jan. 7. A. P.
Sprague, secretary of the international
code committee of America, announces
that the association for the reform
and codification of the laws of nations
hold their next annual conference the
last week in August, 1879, in the Guild
nan or Liondon, and win be entertain
ed by the lord mayor and corporation
ot that city.
Swedesboro (N. J.) Times.
This State is certainly the most
remarkable in the Union for wonders
that startle the world. Notwithstanding
her sister State, South Carolina, calls her
citizens "tar heels, ' "Rip Vans, etc
she is not always a sleep. Lord Com-
wallis round her ready to meet his red
jackets with their squirrel euns and
long range rifles. He dreaded the track
ot the bare-toot JNorth Carolina yeo
manry, so much so, that in one of his
letters he stated that his men would
rather -face the devil : than these Caro
lina bushwhackers. The Declaration
of Independence was first drawn up in
Mecklenburg county in 1775. In this
county is found the goldmine where
the North Carolina gold dollar?, so
much in demand during the late strug
gle, sprang irom. The Siamese twins
hrst beheld the light of day in an
Hujounng county, it was only a year
or two ago signs of a volcano werR
exhibited, and to-day, the greatest won
der or ti;e age, hails irom JNorth Caro
lina, the twt- ieaded woman, now on
exhibition in Philadelphia. Kentucky,
who boasted of having born on her soil
the renowned giant, has thrown up the
glove in honor of the old North State,
to Chas. Lumley, who is eight feet two
im-iica ijikii aim weigns 4ou pounas,
TT t 11. . 1 i 1 u n
ne nas tnree Drotners an oi wnom are
as large as he is. what a stupendous
aggregation or pnysicai identity is
presented by four brothers, a tower of
solid flesh and things, nearly 40 feet
nign and weighing 1,800 floiinds! Ken
tucky yields it with a blush.
Ease Attainable by the Bhenmitlc.
i es, aitDouga tney may despair of relief, It is
attainable by rheumatic sufferers, for th re is a
Jzii . .tf , 9 va' "J means 01 increased
ZJr' i. "uley& important channels for
tirr u 4ue acna element to which
yauiuiuguno me most eminent attribute the painful
symptoms a theory comnltfilv. hnm m,t h ..-n
ap analysis. , The name ot this grand depurent la
Hostetters, a preparation likewise celebrated as a
remedy for constipation, which causer contamlna-
. I'r1."11 l"e Due and a certain
means of relief In dyspepsia, fever and aaue. and
"."rsriI?e9!3. " ls' Perhaps, the finest tonic
.4 T . i? 'V'a"1' recommended as a medicinal
stimulant by distinguished nhvaifiianajuii nnaivato
who pronounce H to be eminently pure and very
beneficial., ,The press also endorses it
5 A Remarkablf Result. .
. It makes no difference now many physicians, or
""7. muuu uteuiuiue juu mire tnea, u is now an es
tablished fact that German Syrup Is the only reme
dy which has given complete satisfaction in severe
eases of Long Diseases. It i true there are yet
thousands of persons who are predisposed to
Throat and Long Affections, Consumption, Hem
orrhages Asthma, Severe Cold settled: on the
Breast, Pneumonia, - Whooping Cough, Ac., who
have no personal knowledge ofBoachee's German
Syrup. Tp such we would say that 50.000 d ren
were spirt last year without one complaint. Con
sumpti jB9 i try Just ne bottle. B3gular8l 75
cents, SoldbydrugglstelnlinenW 1
The weekly papers are still coining in
with the Christmas returns.
'Monroe during the holidays raised
$46. for he orphan asylum. t
vThe Lincblnton Netcs thanks Its
friends for allowing, it to bask in the
sunshine of their favor, and going on,
touches incidentally in the same article
on the twin subjects, cake and egg-nog.
" Newbern'JVttiSfieZZ: Wm. Richards,
a colored man, aged about seventy
?ears, while at divine service in Clinton
Jhapel, on the evening of January 1st,
was called on by the officiating deacon
to "lead in prayer." He had nearly
finished the prayer, when suddenly he
ceased to speak. After a few minutes
of embarrassing suspense, the congrega
tion proceeded ta inquire into the sud
den interruption of the services, when
it was found Richards had fallen over
Wilmington Star : The vast property
at Abbottsburg. formerly owned and
occupied by the Cape Fear ; building
company, but which-has been idle for
several years past, has been purchased
by Messrs. John Colville and W. E.
Hill, of this city, who have spent about
two months in thoroughly overhauling
the works, and have added thereto
much new machinery, with all the
most recent improvements., for the
manufacture of vellow. pine lumber.
We learn that with the new' machinery
and other devices employed, the capa
city ot the mills has been almost
doubled, and the rapidity and accuracy
Horse and Sur.
" " ' New York Sun.
A well-known Boston gentleman has
wagered $100 that his son, who has
never yet ridden a bicycle, can not coyer
100 miles (with any amount ot practice;
in as quick as he can drive a fine road
horse now in his possession. The wag
er has been accepted by a prominent
bicyclist, who will at once commence
teaching the tyro, and he is confident of
success for his pupjl. Boys sixteen years
old in England have ridden 100 miles
from sun to sun, and the feat is not an
unusual one there. The owner lias
driven his horse 100 miles in twenty-
four hours, and is sure of winning his
One Whose Nobility Should be Retrogu.z d.
Without meaning anv disparagement
of .Senator Merriinon, we say what we
do know, that the election of Governor
Vance as Senator Mernmon s successor
will not only give delight to many
thousands of people in the Old 'orth
State, but to other admiring thousands
in Virginia and all over this Union. If
Vance shall be ueleated, it will amaze
everybody outside of the State of North
Carolina, who cannot understand how
so noble a man can fail to be recogniz
ed to his full height by his fellow-citi
Every Moment's Wonderful Work.
Every moment that we live the work of destruc
tion never ceases among what Is scientifically call
ed 'the tissues" of which our bodies are composed.
Every moment, It we are in health, the work of re
pairing this destructive process goes on with equal
pace. When the vital force is great, more vigor Is
given to the blood and muscular flore than the or
dinary wear and tear of existence uses up. When
the vital force lails from any cause, there ensues a
wasting away, which if not arrested, ends in decay
and death. Rhysicians ail declare ttfat when these
symptoms of decline set in. the only certain reme
dy is Cod Liver Oil Bat their patients, with al
most equal unanimity, say that Cod Liver Oil Is "so
nasty" they cannot take it. The only resource left
is to obtain Scott's Emulsion of the Oil with the
Hypophosphites of Lime and Soda. This is alto
gether free Irom disagreeable taste and odor, and
ls an unequalled tonic, for the nerves and brain.
.Not Medicine but Food. '
The fall and early winter season is the harvest
time of hacking coughs and debilitating forms of
Catarrh, just as the later spring is the seed Ume of
malarial fevers. To know a certain cure of the
one, and a preventive of the other, is to have with
in our reach th most inestimable blessing of the
period. We do know of them, for these really mar
velous properties are combined in Seott'r Emulsion
of Pure Cod Liver Oii with the Hypophospites of
Lime and Soda.
There is no form of physical waste and prostrat
ed vitality, that a bountiful use of the Emulsion,
will not change, to glowing health and full life and
vigor, and then it is nol a disagreeable medicine,
but the most delightful kind of tood.
CIIEW JACK SOy S BEST SWEET A I
TELEGRAPHIC JARKLT REPORTS.
JANUARY 7, 1877
Cincinnati Flour steady and firm; family
4.20ao.25. Wheat firm; red a.id white M2al.OO.
Corn firm at 32aa. Oats m fair demand at 25a7.
Pork firm at 8 00. Lara stea-i 5.46a50. Bulk
meats shoui-ders 2.0U, clear ribs 3.7oa?5, clear
sides U.KOaWO; bacon stronger; shotdders 3, clear
rios 4Vias, clear sides VVhiskey in fair
demand at 1.03. Butter choice and laucy West
em reserve 17al9. prime to taoice Central Ohio
13al5. Sugar steady and unchanged. Hogs iu
fair demand and easier; packing a.bOaHS.
Baltimore Oats steady; Southern 28a32, Wes
tern white 80a32, mixea 2uaVfe, Pennsylvania 28a
a32. Rye stfatiy and quiet; southern 65a58. Hay
quiet and in fair demand; prime Pennsylvania
and Maryland lOall. Provisions dull and nom
inally steauy, mess pork 8.25; bulk meats loose
shoulders, new 2, clear rib sides, new 3, per
car load, packed, new 3,2a4i&; bacon shoulders,
old H&4. Clear rib sides, new 5, hams, sugar;cured.
Vais. Lard renned tierces 64. Butter steady;
choice Western packed lbalS, rolls 15altJ. Cottee
nrmand quiet; Rio cargoes llVaaloJte. Whiskey
firm at l.OylO. Sugar in better demand: A
New York Flour no decided change; No. 2,
2.30a3.00, superfine Western and State 3.20a3.50.
common to good extra Western and State 3.60a
4,00, good to choice do 405a50; Southern hour
dull and heavy; common to fair extra 3.75a4.50;
good to choice do 4.t50at$.25. Wheat opened
Vs better but closed with the advance lost; ungrad
ed spring 83a92, No. 8 spring JK)a2, ungraded red
96al.OO. Corn a shade lirmer and moderately ac
tive; ungraded 46a48, No. 3, 44i4al. Oats a shade
stronger. Coffee quiet and steady ; in cargoes llifca
ItHfe, in Job lots llteal7V&. Sugar higher and
n good demand; Cuban oViag. fair to good refin
ing quoted at OSsaftj, prime 7. Molasses quiet
and unchanged; New Orleans 25a38, Porto Rico
25a35, Rice in fair demand and steady. Pork
mess on spot 7.25a35. Lard prime steam on
spot 5.90218. Whiskey nominal. Freights a
Norfolk Quiet; middling 9lc; net receipts
1,302; gross; stock 31.276; exports coastwise
; sales 620; exports to Great Britain .
Baltimore Firm ; middling 9c; low middling
9c.; good ordinary 8a; net receipts 314; gross
; sales 125; stock 12,588; exports coastwise
20; spinners 75; exports to Great Britain 3,116;
to Continent .
Boston Quiet; middling 9; low middling
91c; good ordinary 8c; net receipts 509; gross
561; sales ; stock 2,700; exports to Great Brit
Wilmington Dull ; 'mlddllngg 9c.; low mid
dling 8c; good ordin'y 8 1-16; net receipts 373;
gross ; sales ; stock 7,169; spinners ; ex
ports coastwise ; to Great Britain ; toCon
nent ; to channel .
Philadelphia Steady; middling 9c.; low
middling 9Vsc; good ordinary 83c.; net receipts
71; gross ; .sales 596; spinners 493; stock
8,571; exports to Great Britain .
Adgcsta Quiet; middling gi&c.; low mid
dling 8c.; good ordinary 714c; receipts 937;
shipments ; sales 614; stock .
Charleston Steady;; middling 91fea; low mid
dllng 9c; good ordinary 8ia;net receipts 1,
709; gross do; sales 1,000; stock 59,254; exports
coastwise 460; to Great Britain; France 8,318;
Continent 5,878; to channel .
New YORK-Steady; siles 1.356; midd'g uplands
tt 7-16&. middling Orlaans 9 9-16c; consolidated
net receipts 14.528, exports to Great Britain 6.
840; to Continent 5,878; to France 3,578; to chan
nel . ;
Liverpool Noon Easier, but not lower. MId'g
uplands 5 7-16 0reans 511-16, low mid'gl up
lands , good ordinary, uplands , ordinary up
lands . sales 7.000. t speculation and export
1,000, receipts 14,200, American 11,700. Fu
bires 1-16 cheaper. Uplands low middling clause
fn.V.ard?llvery January and February 5
5 7-lal3-32, April and May 5 15-32a7-16. Mar
and June 5V2, June and, July -, July and Abgust
r j New crop shipped December and January per
i5 pim;Sale included American. Futures
closed flat Uplands low middling claLse
New York Futures closed steady. Sales
January,....- ...;.- . tt.84a.85
February -s M.Saa.&J !
Marchi..i...-...,.i..t... .-. ; .68a6
ADril ' "-" r; H3
May , ........ . tv . . ';v ."V vi Mti
June : . . ' . ..... .k - J 0 .06. 07 1
July ..... 10.16a.17
August ; : 10 .24a.25 !
New York Money active at 1.02t2a4. Exchange
at 4.82. Governments steady. New 5's 1.07.
State bonds dull.
CITY COTTON MARKET.
Office of the Observer, i
Charlotte, January H. 1879.
The market yesterday closed dull and lower:
Good middling 83&
Strict low middling. 8
Low middling. 7
Bright Stains Taa
Lower grades 5atU
CHARLOTTE PRODUCE MARKET.
DECEMBER 31, 1878.
New, per bale $2.25
Spliced, " 1.75
Bagging, per Tb. : llal2Vi
Corn, per bush'l 40a45
Meal, " 40a45
Peas, " 50:155
Oats, shelled 3Sa35
N. C. hog round ... 8a9
Hams, N. C. llallla
Hams, canvassed. 1 2al3
Clear Rib Sides 41sa5
Prime Rio 1 Hal 61
New Orleans 45a50
Jtntr Zktivitxi i st m cit is
I am now In receipt of a large lot of the celebra- j
ted STCDEBAKER WAGON'S, all sizes, which
will be sold on reasonable terms.
and supply yourself with the best wagon out.
T. H. GAITHER.
Jan. 8 tf.
C'HEAP! Cheap! Very Cheap! For sale for two
' days only, ladders, step-ladders, rope and pull
eys, white sand, cans, desks and 2 stoves. Also 1
mocking bird, very fine singer, for sale or exchange
for a pair of canaries. E. M. ANDREWS.
DR. C. McLANE'S
WORM SPECIFIC -
SYMPTOMS OF WORMS.
The countenance is pale and leaden colored,
with occasional hushes, or a circumscribed ppot on
one ' r both cheeks; the eyes become dull; the pu
pils dilate; an azure semicircle runs along the
lower eye-lid; the nose ls irritated, swells, and
sometimes bleeds: a swelling of the upper lip; oc
casional headache, with humming or throbbing of
the ears; an unusual secretion of saliva; slimy or
furred tongue; breath very foul, particularly in the
morning; appetite variable, sometimes voracious,
with a knawing sensation of the stomach, at others,
entirely gone; fleeting pains in the stomach; occa
sional nausea and vomiting; vio'ent pains through
out the abdomen; bowels irregular, at times cos
tive; stools slimy; not unfrequently tinged with
blood;belly swollen and hard; urine turbid ; respira
tion occasionally difficult, and accompanied by
hiccough; cough sometimes dry and convulsive;
uneasy and disturbed sleep, with grinding of the
teeth; temper variable, but generally irritable, &c.
Whenever the above symptoms are found to exist,
DR. C. McLANE'S VERMIFUGE
will certainly effect a cure.
IT DOES NOT CONTAIN MERCURY
In any form; It is an Innocent preparation, not
capable of doing the slightest injury to the most
The genuine Dr. McLane's Vermifuge bears
the signatures of C. McLane and Flekins Bros.
on the wrapper.
DR. C. McLANE'S
are not recommended as a remedy "for all the ills
that neeh is heir to," but in affections of the liver,
and hi all bilious complaints, dyspepsia and sick
headache, or diseases of that character, they stand
without a rival.
AGUE AND FEVER.
No better cathartic can be used preparatory to, or
after taking Quinine.
As a simple purgative they are unequaled.
BEWARE OF IMITATIONS.
The genuine are never sugar coated.
Each box has a red wax seal on the lid with the
Impression Dr. McLane's Liver Pills.
Each wraDDer baars the signatures ore. McLavk
"and Fleming Bros.
insist upon having the genuine Dr. C. McLane's
Liver Pills, prepared by Fleming Bros., of Pitts
burgh. Pa., the market being full of imitations of
the name McLane, spelled differently but same
T T O N
-ORDERS AND CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED
THOMAS H. GAITHER,
Cotton Commission Merchant.
ILLIAMS & FINGER,
Have Just received a lot of Turkeys and Chickens
which we offer at low prices. Come to Williams &
Finger and buy the best Family Flour from the
best mills. Wheat, Bran, Oats, Corn and Meal,
Honey, Country Lard, Butter and Eggs. The best
Timothy and North Carolina Hay, cow and horse
feed of the best quality, Sugar, Coffee, Ac Con
signments solicited for ail kinds of country produce.
Will make prompt returns of sales.
Q CRN AND WHEAT EXCHANGE,
Postofflce Address, Charlotte City Mills
Parties having grain to grind or to sell will find
it to their Interest to call on the undersigned. Meal
ground either fine or coarse, according to order.
Thankful for former patronage, T will give my
prompt personal attention to all orders from one
bushel to a car load.
ROBERT D. GRAHAM,
FRONT ROOM over McAden's drug store to let
for the present year. D. P. HUTCHISON.
jan3tf - -
Two 5-room cottages; one on comer of College
and Fourth streets, the other on the corner of
Church and Fourth streets. .
lant-pd. JA3. H. CARSON.
jyR. A. W. ALEXANDER,
OFFICE OVER L. B. WB1ST0N & -CO'S
Wlth 25 years experience I guarantee entire
a tte taction''
II . T . B t T L J h ' a
Stove and Hardware House H:r
OF AIX KI.M.
Buy your COOK STOVES from me, as I have 1 2
good reasons why they will do your work Quick ;u;i
Easy, Cheap and Clean :
They are cheapest to !uy.
They are best to use.
They bake evenly ni:d (jiiicki.i.
Their operation in i erfrf.
They always hiive a ! tiiaft
They are made of the t:t st ni.-.tf rfni.
They roast perfect ly.
They require but little fue:.
They are very low priced.
They are easily manjied.
They a suited to all Iwilities.
Every Stove is guaranteed to give salisniciiui
Having purchased a nice line of Tobacco, at ti e
I am prepared to offer extra Inducements to buy
ers. Call early. THOS. H. GA1THFR.
7 ELL IMPROVED
CITY PROPERTY FOR SALE.
Any person desiring to purchase a well inn tiav
City Lot, House with nine rooms, and modem con
veniences, fine well of water, brick kitchen, within
five nilnutes walk of the public square, can be ac
commodated by applying at
decl8 THIS OFFICE.
JOQO FEE SIMPLE DEEDS.
MOST APPROVED FORM.
; Just Printed and For Sale at the
TOCK FOR SALE.
One pair Mules (matches,
Two Ayreshire Bulls, 3 years old. $50 and ?f ().
One South Down Buck (sired bv Imported Pi luce
Arthur, cost 60 guineas in England. t S'20.
Berkshire Pigs, $10 per pair.
Thorough bred Horses, &c.
This stock will be sold on time to respoiii-ib'e
parties. This s ock can be seen at ,anv time at.
Enderly Stock Farm, two miles west of Charlotte.
For particulars, address Dr. W. J. Haus. ( l)r
lotte.N.C. S. B. ALEXANDFK.
janl dw 4w
Democrat and Home please copy.
JjOR RENT, LEASE or SALE,
At Davidson College, N. C.
' Some dwelling houses, large and small. Also,
some farming lands. Apply to
janl tf H. P. HELPER.
The Bourgeoise and Minion tvpe on which thf.-i
paper was lately printed. It was mad by the vll
Johnson type foundry, of Philadelphia, and wa
not discarded because no longer fit for use. bul on
ly because It became necessary to use a different
style of type. It will do good service for several
years to come. It will be sold in lots to sui pur
chasers, and In fonts of 50 to l.OOOIiis. with or
without cases. Address OBSERVER,
oct5 Charlotte, N. C.
latclxes ixu JexucUnj.
JUST IN TIME.
We have just received a fine selection of uch
Goods as you want for
Such as fine Lockets and Chains,
Fine Sets, Seal. Rings, Initial Cuff Buttons, Swirl
Pins and anything in the line you may want.
ly CALL AND SEE THEM. JFf
m- HALES & FABRIOR.-f
From Paris, France,
WATCH and CLOCK MAKER, GILDER and SIL
Trade Street, opposite First Presbyterian Church.
Nat Gray Store.
Every kind of repairs made at once at half price
and warranted one year. Every kind of Jewelry or
Bronze Gilding, Coloring. SUver-Plating and Gal
vanizing made at short notice and equally as good
as new. Work done for the trade at low prices.
Ir- Apprentice wanted, with premium and good
In consequence of the reduction in the price oi
the original cost of materials, and In order to give
my patrons the benefit of the reduction from and 5
after this date Photographs will be taken at my
sept22 J. H. VAN NESS
-Next doorto Wilson Sc, Burweirs drag store, -
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
Holton's Building, Trade Street, Up Stairs.
Owing to the stringency of the times I will In fu
ture work very cheap. Will make fine suits for
$10, Casslmere suits for $8. Pants of suits same
rates. I guarantee all my work mo lit, no charge,
Cllve me a call and be convinced.