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Xrws Srrirff! v& : f
TUESDAY; JA3SFOARY 1S79.
h t (fSENAXiCV? .; t, ; ,'.iT
January 10, 1879,
President Jarvia called the Senate to
Journal of yesterday read and ap
4 By HrttrahatlincbiO petition'
from citizen otJAncoln; and, Catawba
counties, asking amendments to the
charter of an act incorporating Rock
Spring Camp Ground in the county, of
Lincoln. Calendar. " ' . :.
By Mr. Nicholson, a petition from
certain citizens of Iredell county, ask-.
" rrie the passage of a l&w'to "prevent the
sale of spirituous liquors within one
and a half miles of St. Paul's church, in
the county of Iredell. nCendai . .
REPORT OF COMMITTEES. !
The committee on rules, through
their chairman, Mr. Dortch, reported
"f various rules for the government of the
' Srtiatfl, Which were adopted.' .
. By Mi-. Caldwell, a resolution to au
' 'point a joint committee, three by the
President of the Senate and five by the
Kitftftkflg of tho IIotiDO. to take-into eon-
W&e?atton tfcat rpartjof h (Toyernor s .
mesSa'ge-relatlve' to'ubnc roads. CH
enciar. . . - : j
v Mr. Everett, a resolution looking
to a plan for the adjustment of the State
By Mr. Graham, of Lincoln, a resolu
tion inifavor of Hon. David Schenck,
judge of the Superior Court. Calendar.
By Mr. Dortch, a bill for draining low
lands, amending chapter 40, Revised
Code, as amended by chapter 164, acts
General Assembly of 1868-'69, and re
pealing chapter 89, Battle's Revisal,
chapter , 112, acts 1874-75, and chapter
142 and chapter 222, acts of 1876-'77.
Calendar, ana ordered to be printed.
By Mr. Williamson, a bill to be enti
tled an act to apply the tax feesaof at
torneys in the several courts of the
State to the public school fund. Calen
dar, and ordered to be printed.
By Mr. Dortch, a bill to punish the
abduction of children under eighteen
years of age. Calendar.
By Mr. Graham of Lincoln, a bill to
be entitled an act to amend chapter 87,
private laws of I870-'71. Calendar, and
ordered to be printed.
By Mr. Graham, of Lincoln, a bill to
be entitled an act to render more
speedy the execution of persons con
victed of capital felonies. Calendar,
and ordered to be printed.
By Mr. Dortch, a bill to punish the
stealing of the dead. Calendar.
By Mr. Graham, of Lincoln, an act in
relation to warrants in bastardy. Cal
endar, and ordered to be printed.
. By MiV Alexanner, an act to amend
iihei constitution of North Carolina,
(restoring the whipping post.) Calen-
, By Mr. Alexander, an act to amend
c? tfcel constitution of ' -Norta J Carolina.
(The act proposes to amend so as to
elect the Supreme and Superior Court
judges by tfie Legislature.) Calendar.
By Mr; Dortch, a bill to be entitled
" an act to establish courts inferior to
. the Supreme, Court, to be styled Inferi
" or Courts: Calendar,
" By' Mr. Dortch, n bill in regard to
practice in criminal actions. Calendar.
By Mr. Dortch, a bill to allow defend
ants in certain criminal actions to be
come witnesses for themselves. Calen
dar! By Mr. Brower. a bill to be "entitled
an act to repeal chapter, 14lr laws of
181&-17, entitled an act to establish
county government. Calendar.'.!
By Mr. Dortch, a bill to punish' incest.
By, .Mn.Dortch, a bill in relation to
judgments on appeals from justices of
the peace.- .Calendar.:
By Mr. Davidson, a bill to be entitled
an act to empower the f oreman of grand
juries to administer oaths and affirma
, tions. Calendar. j
By Mri 1 Dortch, a bill to punish the
selling .jor giving . away of poisonous
drugs or medicines, except upon, pre
scription of a physician. Calendar.
By rMr. Dortch, a : bill to punish the
seduction of women. Calendar.
Mr. Scales moved that a joint com
mittee on rules be appointed, two by
the President of the Senate and three
by the Speaker of the House. Adopted.
"President Jarvis gave, notice that he
would not appoint the committeiei be
fore Monday next. , . ,.
On motion of Mr. Henderson, the Sen
ate adjourned until ten o'clock to-morrow.
HOUSE OF HEPRESENTATTIVES.
House waak called to. order by the
The journal1 6f yesterday read and ap.
proved., r -.
Indefinite leave of absence, on ac
count "of sickhess in .his family was
granted Mr. Harrell, of Wilkes, on "mo
tion of Mr. York. ;
1 TJefonowihg ' were ihtrodncetl by
metabers: i'-u. -.,, v,
i'VMi' Tnttierr W', relation (t';eleo
, . Uonfmudfl, and. proposing-.to have in
future-one box- and orie ballot With all
names and all tfnees 'same paper,
J. Calendar. ' i -,
By Mr. Brown; ot Mecklenburg! In
regard to tlie pttblic'debt talerrdar.
" BY .Mr.: Cofteld: To repeal
zuu, laws ioo- i t. viuouuax. y,
By Mr. York: For relief of jurors in
' Wilkes county;" 'Calendar.'"' . ' "
By Mr. Amis i In regardl ,ipiTblic
roads.- Committee on railroads, post
' roadsy&c. " ' '' n'
' 'By Mr: Bem'ardf'Amena.Battle'S'
Revisal, chapter- I7r section 231: J udi
ciary. j.i ,. vai- miv hi
By MrvHines : To amend laws or76
'77. Judiciary. - r'J ' '
: "ByMr. Browu, uf Mecklenburg :To I
amend Mfaffrdiyf filter 37, Bat
tles Revisal. Judiciary.
By Mr. Covington : To amend chapter
255, laws 1876-77. Judiciary. '
By Mr. Reynolds : To amend act reg
. . ulating, elections. , Propositions and
-'By Mr. Reynolds: To exempt mer
chants from payment of a special, privi
lege tax. Finance. ;,
, 33y ,Mr.. Dunn ; ,To extend time to re
deem land sold for taxes and bought by
the State, , Judiciary,,, , . ,
By Mr. Anderson: For the punish
ment of the crime of incest. Judiciary.
By Mr. Clarke: Concerning the cap
tions of bills. and, resolutions. Judicia-
By Jlr. Reynolds;., To anthorize the
election of township constable. Propo
sitions and Grievances. '
By Mr. Scott: To repeal chapter 141,
, r,lawst.J376-77 entitled, an. actto estab
lish 'county government Joint com
mittee on county" government (to be1
, 1 Amessage was received from theSen
. a'te;anbfinemgttiex passage of 11,
rereanng hippin 7m and Iffl. laws 1873-
7ffl. Wmh&nL asked
- a suspension of the rules to take-up - H.
at roiaHnn trtthebnviIeee,;taxonv
Tnrchants. The bill amends sec; 12,-J
- chap.l561aws iSlAlrbT: striking, rout
nthi wordses andMr. Jones, of Cald
' well, moved that it be referred .tahthe
t. opposed tbis ml adYWatedi:it4:speedy
passage. A very animated .ana lengthy
discussion erisue44n whichiftany mem
bers partidpatedvMr.B!err4ar4ian4 Mr.
r York opposed the reference, to fa com-
" .ojjtuir . '-it--
ground of the laW feeing
small merchants. This
vfew6f the que
varxrtt the nil Aftf lOTl AV33 t ate II DV JMX.
t -Lie WIS, OI iSUiMI, JXI.1V utmcuu uv mm-m.,
i Bloske , who said the present lawlwas
I unjust. Mr. Turner said the; law "was
r unjust,. but thought the bill should be
Mr. Carroll advocated quick action,
! VhiteMr. Coffleld in a poetic view took
the same side. Mr. Cobb tavorea reier
ence. Mr. Atkinson said he was oppos
ed to the repeal of the law, as about
$20,000 was raised by its means, and de
sired reference. He desired the tax to
be in proportion to the amouut of busi
ness done. '
Mr. Norment said the tax was an
equal hardship upon the merchant and
the farmer, since what one felt the oth
er also did. He stated that this tax and
the infamous lien laws, with their
charges of 200 per cent, interest, had
broken up farmers, and that it was
odious. ," . .
Mr. Brown, of Mecklenburg, said that
small merchants paid three taxes a year
and large ones four, and that all were
After some further discussion Mr.
Jones withdrew his motion to refer the
Mr. Atkinson then offered an amend
ment that the law in relation to the
special tax on merchants be so amend
ed that the tax be proportionate to the
amount of business done. He said that
the tax was not burdensome, and that
morohanti in his nmintv Wftre willinsr
to pay a proportionate tax,, Several
Deposed the ara?rrtilaent. Up-
on motion ofMrTEllisoir the ayes and
nays were called upon the amendment,
wnen it was iosi.
Mr. Carter, of Buncombe, offered an
amendment that the special tax not ap
ply to merchants doing business upon a
capital of less than $1,000. Being put
to a vote it was lost. Mr. Richardson
called the previous question. The ayes
and noes were then demanded upon the
bjll by Mr. Ellison, and it passed its sec
' The bill then passed its third reading
and was ordered to be engrossed and
sent to the Senate.
On motion of Mr. Cook, S. B. 10 was
taken up, under a suspension of the
rules, and passed its second and third
A resolution was introduced by Mr.
Turner, asking that a committee of
three be appointed to confer with the
Attorney General in relation to charges
against the late Judge R. M. Henry, in
relation to his conduct in the matter of
the compromise with Swepson in the
trial of the case in Haywood county.
Mr. Turner moved that the rules be sus
pended and the bill put upon its passage.
Mr. Norment, said the matter was now
before the courts and should not be
troubled by the Legislature. He said
there had been no injury done the State
in the matter, and he did not Wish to
stigmatize an individual. -Mr. Turner
snoke of the moinietv of the measure.
He said that for ten years robbery of
the State had gone on, and no one was
punished. He wished to know if the
plea in Wake court was a bar to fiction.
The motion for suspension of the rules
was adopted. A general discussion fol
lowed. Mr. V aughan moved that the
preample be stricken out. Mr. Turner
objected, as it was a matter of judicial
history. Mr. Clark favored a reference
to the committee and that the preamble
stand . He said that if Swepson and
Littlefield could be put in the peniten
tiary he would aid in the good work.
Mr. Norment said the General Assem
bly was not a grand jury; the matter
should be left in the courts. Mr. Lock
hart said the Legislature should not
deal Avith matters" in the courts. Mr.
Blocker did not wish to implicate the
State as to the payment of the bonds.
Mr. Jones said the matter was so im
portant as to be considered in the Gov
A vote upon the motion to strike out
the preamble was had and it prevailed,
The resolution was then adopted, the
Speaker appointing Messrs. Turner,
Lockhart and Foard as the committee.
A message was received from the
Senate, asking for the appointment of
a joint committee of eight, to appoint
rules for the government of both hous
es. The rules were suspended and the
bill passed its final reading. The fol
lowing were then appointed as the
House branch of the committee:
Messrs. Cobb, Davis, of Catawba, Ar
drey, Norment and Blaisdell. i
The rules were suspended and S. B.
11 was taken up and passed to its linal
reading. The bill repeals chapters 50
andToo, laws 187.V74.
At 1-30, on motion of Mr. Jones, the
House adjourned until to-morrow at
10 a. ni.
SATURDAY'S I'BOt'EK DINGS.
President Jarvis called the Senate
The session was opened by prayer by
the Rev. Dr. Pritchard of the city.
Journal of yesterday read and ap
proved: .ij i ; ; . BESOLVTiqss.
By Mr. Caldwell, a resolution of en
quiry from the judiciary committee.
Calendar. " I
liv JMr.Dillaru. a resolution retiuir-
ing- the Warden of the penitentiary to
make a report. Calendar. - .
BvMr. Harris, a resolution instruct
ing thie finance comn.ittee to report a
biU, proving lor tlie Monet hell punch
By Mr. Bryan, of Pender, a bill to be
entitled, an act , to. regulate th pay ot
the omcers ot the General Assembly.
The bill provides that the principal and
assistant clerks of the two houses of
the General Assembly shall receive five
dollars per day and mileage at the rates"
of ten cents per mile from their homes
to and from the capital ; the enrolling
and engrossing clerks, the doorkeeper
and assistant doorkeeper, shall each
receive four dollars per day and mileage
at the rate, of ten,- cents per mile from
their homes to and from the capital.
Calendar, and referred to the committee
on salaries and fees.
By Mr. Williamson, a bill to be en
titled' tvrr &ct for the better preservation
f county books and papers. Calendar,
and referred to the judiciary committee.
By Mr. Henderson, a bill to te enti
tled an act to prohibit the removal of
criminal causes except when the ends
of justice absolutely require it. Calen
dar, .referred to the judiciary commit
tee and ordered to be printed.
" By Mr. Bledsoe, a bill to be entitled
an .act to amend sec.. 17, chapter 156
laws of 187677. Calendar and referred
to the finance committee. ' jI
. -By s Mr, Caldwell, a bill to make jus
tices of the peace ex-officio rangers.
Calendar and referred to the justiciary
committee. .... t. .
By Mr. Nicholson, a bill to be enti
tled an act to authorize costs to be taxed
and collected jn trials had before boards
of county commissioners in the several
counties of ' the- State. Calendar and
referred to the judiciary committee.
By Mr. Henderson, bill to be entitled
an act vta define the criminal jurisdic-
tion of justices uf the peaeer(enra,Tges ;
their Kisaictionjwaianunr ana re
iuti&diotifirt.r ... Calendar
ferredto tliei4jiidfcfaty t5ilimittee and
ordered to be printed. ' , ,, . .
Bv Mr. White, a bill to'modffhe
f landlprd, and, -tenanit ,act,otil874-'75.
Calendar and referred to judiciary com-
iMtaiawelli a bm:;;tdAmend
tchapter, 27 section 4 of Battle's Revisal.
Calendar and referred to theiiudieiarv
Bv Mr. Brvan. of Pender, a liill to .lie
entitled an act for the benefit of w P.
Oldman and others. Calendar and re
ferred to the judiciary committee.
By Mr. Bryan, ot Pender, a bill to be
entitled an act to amend chapter 176 of
the acts of the General Assembly of
l878-'74. Calendar itnd Tef errecrrothe f
BV'Mr.'Heridei-sdmwbillto be enti
tled an act to repeal apart of sectiqxv
-i nr c L.-.4-i.n'n u-:i
endar and referred to the judiciary
Bv Mr. Henderson, a bill to be enti
tled an act to repeal section 40, chapter
ins or Rattle's lievisai. r 5,-
Unoh motion of Mr. Graham, oijjinr if
coin, the rules were suspended, and the
bill for the relief of Hon.. David
Schenck, judge of the Superior Court,
passed its several readings by a vote of
25 to 2. '
The president appointed ' Messrv
Dortch, Robinson and Scales, as a com-,
mittee on joint rules.
Uoon motion ot Mr. .Everett the
rules were suspended by a vote of 30
ayes to 12 nays and House bill to . be
entitled an act to amend sec. 12, chap.
156 of the laws of 187t$-'77, relating to'
privilege tax on merchants was taken
up. Mr, Scales moved to refer the bill
to the finance committee. Lost.
Messrs. Everett, Henderson, Caldwell,
Austin and Snow, advocated the imme
diate passage of the bill. Mr. Scales
thought that the bill should not be
rushed through the Senate without in
vestigation by the committee on fanance.
Mr. Graham, of Lincoln, thought that
Eerhap the law was unjust but it had
etter be referred to the finance com
mittee for consideration. Did not be
lieve it necessary to amend a law which
would be repealed in f ortr 1 days. Mr.
Davidson, also favored .reference. Mr.
Everett called for the ayes and nays,
the call was sustained and the bill
passed its third and final reading.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES,
The House was called to order .by M
Cook in the chair. Afte a prayer pyy
the Rev. M. M. Marshall, D. D., the
journal of yesterday was read nd ap
proved. MEMORIALS AND PETITIONS.
By Mr. Jones, a petition of citizens of
Wilkes, in regard to a change of the
By Mr. , a petition of the citizens
of Rowan, asking for the abolition of
the homestead law, and a revival of the
By Mr. Covington, a petition to amend
chapter 16, laws of 1876-77 ; also for the
protection of birds in Union c ounty.
By Mr. Blocker : In regard to the ap
pointment of a committee of 3, to in
quire into certain facts alleged as to Mr.
Brown, member from Yadkin. Calen
dar. By Mr. Coffield: In regard to an
amendment of the resolution as to mile
age and per diem, in laws of l876-'77.
By Mr. Wynne : In regard to a reduc
tion of the pay of State officers and
By Mr. Cobb : requesting information
from Attorney General,
By Mr. Jones : In regard to appoint
ment of a committee of 5, to draw up
rules for the government of the House.
By Mr. Turner: In regard to empow
ering the committee of 3, who,' in con
nection writh the Attorney General, are
investigating the Swepson matter, to
look into any cases of fraud, and allow
ing a sum not above &100 for expenses.
Also by the same member : In regard
to the creation of a sinking fund. Cal
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.
The committee on engrossed bills re
ported that the bill to amend section 12,
chapter 156, laws l876-'77, had been en
grossed, and it was sent to the Senate.
INTRODUCTION OF BILLS.
The following were introduced
placed on the calendar:
By Mr. York : exempting bills
mortgages irom seal tax.
By Mr. Council: amending an act to
aid In construction of the Chester and
Lenoir Narrow Gauge Railroad.
By Mr. Bernard: repealing section 1,
chapter 105, laws 1876-77, and substitut
ing another therefor.
By Mr. Brown, of Mecklenburg: per
mitting the extension of the Raleigh &
Augusta Air-Line railroad to Charlotte:
By Mr. Foard: abolishing the office of
By Mr. Reynolds: reducing salaries
of State officers.
By Mr. Council : amending section 1,
chapter U, laws 1874-75.
By Mr. Burroughs: in regard to list
liy Mr. Wynne : repealing chapter
141, laws 1876-'77,
By Mr. Christmas: providing com
pensation for persons wrongfully im-
.Ellison: enlarging andjdefin-.ling one bottlel wai entirely
jurisdiction of justices kfi the T Jtog a return of the dlseaa
ing the jurisdiction of justices
By Mr. Foy: limiting jurisdiction of
Supreme Court judges in criminal ac
tions. By Mr. Covington : amending chapter
195, jaws of J874r-'75.
Also: amending chapter 61, laws 1876
By Mr. Foy : defining the rights of
mortgagees and mortgagors.
! By Mr. Carter, ef Buncombe : incor
porating the Bank of Asheville.
By Mr. Brown, of Mecklenburg:
amending the act to establish oblinty
By Mr. York: .relieving drovers from
tax of 810 on horses anu mules bought
in this State.
APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEES.
The morning hour having expired, a
message from the Senate was read,
transmitting a resolution to appoint a
joint committee to determine ' the rid-
iiiiio ui me ouueinji VyOiut lUlllfcS.
which was pUeed-cnrthf Calendar
The Speaker announced the follow
ing House committees:. . . '. 4 .
Judiciary: Messrs Cook, Carter, of
Buncombe, Cobb, Lockhart, Covington,
Vaughan, Foard, Norment, Etheridge,
Bernard, Clarke, Atkinson, Dunn.
Finance: Richardson, of Columbus,
Brown, of Mecklenburg, , Lewis, Col
well, Amis, Blalbck, Chadwick.Gatling,
Carter, of Yancey, 'Goldston, Angier,
Deans, Reynoldp, Carter, of Warren,
Lowrie, Ewing. '
Internal Improvement: Carter, of
Buncombe, Bryson, Goldston, Coffield,
Davis, of Haywood, Brown, of Meck
lenburg, Raw ley, Bichardson, Forbes,
Council, McCorkie,; Taylor, of Colum
bus, Chad wick, Meares, Lutterloh, Mil
ler, Bateman and Wynne.
Penal Institutions: English, Mebane,
Harrell, Reid, of' IcDowelJ, Wheeler,
Leatherwood, Ritchey, Carroll, Turner,
Roberson, Bonner, Dixon, Hobbs, Hen
derson and Brown, of Yadkin.
Agriculture, Mechanics and Mining:
Ardrey, Colwell, Davis, of Catawba,
Lewis, Grant, Atkinson, Burroughs,
Woodhouse, Smith, Ritchey, Huffstet
ler, Reid, . of Macon, Blalock, Blocker
Scott, White and Newell.
Propositions and Grievances: Lock
hart Armstrong, Bizzell,. Burronrhs,
Angier, Bost, Buchan, Young, Reid, of
Macon, Oick ;Fpster;;Grant Hewitt,
VP wcts,:. Bruce, 'by, burner; Vaddell
and Battle. . ' ..j -i ., tf.j-.!
Prtvireges and Elections: CbbMCov
mlqil. ,Yja;k, liioharrisnn, of rWake,
Bizzell. Moore. Clarkend Osborne.
Lmdse3', Melson,IIines, Grants Inib,
Ferrell, Bird, Cole and Carter,! of) iWar
ren: Private Bills : Dais, of Catwba Mc
Corkle.' LeatherWood' Vciard TTnffato
A ler, WheelerCarreiyiLeach; Bnchan,
, v v. uca JJayiB .VK ivxaoison, ven
able'J)imsdale' -Bingham, Scott, Horton
The calendar wW then taken up, and
on motion of Mr. Vaughan the rules
were suspended and the resolution of
M$ul W. Blocker in regard to Mr.
Brown7oiFaakrri, was taken up. Mr.
Blocker spokeof the matter as one re?
auirine investigation. Mr. Norment ad-
7ypx5ated apostponementiuntii Wedaes-s
tfayjvi?; Jones; aid not favor toeies
lution in its-present shape, and lavorea
a Tmodiflcatto3rc6t"x't3iatt the committee
should examine in the case and then
recommend to ? the House the course
pttpFtoHMsq&ftfttt!:' This amendment
was accepted? TMr?BIoekei? again spoke
on the resolution, saying this was a re
form Legislature, Of which the people
expected much, and this was the way
the inaugurate reforms. ' The", resolu
tion was then voted on and adopted.
M&-E oard moved to repeal the reso-
Jugonjn regard to the committee of in
vestigation -of the, matter "of Judge
Henry,. Swepson and others. . He said
the work had begun, and already the
committee bad "struck oiL ? But the
powers of ; the committee were not
iarg enough. He offered' a resolution
to taKe the place ot the other, propos
ing that a joint select committee of
eight be raised,,to take into considerar
turn 'that J portions of the Governor's
messagewmch specially refers to the
subject, ' witlt' af clause ' allowing the
said committee to send for persons and
papers. This was opposed by Mr. Tur
ner, who said that the present commit
tee, (of which he was a member) would,
thus be abolished, and asked the adopri
tion of the resolution offered by him
during the morning hour. Mr. Foard
said power was asked to send for per
sons and papers, an enlargement of the
sphere of the committee's investigation
which ! was necessary. Mr. Norment
favored Mr, Turners resolution, and
said the General Assembly or the State
could gain nothing by the inquiry. Mr.
Caxter,; of Buncombe, said it .was too
JateSfdrthe Senate to act upon the reso
l.nti6n to-djay, and wished no delay.
Mr.iiones asked for a suspension of
the rules for the passage of a resolution
in regard to appointment of a commit
tee to prepare rules, for the House. This
was adopted, and the chair appointed
as the committee, Mr, Speaker, Messrs.
Tories; Vaughan, Bryson and -Harrison.
A motion to suspend the rules being
made by Mr. Vaughan, H. B. 2, which
reduces and regulates the cost of public
granting to one-half the price allowed
y the present law, was taken up. Mr.
Vaughan then asked,, thjit the bill be
put upon its immediate passage.
Mr. Atkinson desired to introduce an
amendment, that te.. price shall be one
TialTfthe'present "rates. Mr. Vaughan
replyingstatedi that though the law
authorized a price of 80 cents per thou
sand ems, yet the public printer had
been doing the work for 75 cents. He
then called the previous question. Mr.
Atkinson's amendment was lost. The
original bill then passed both its second
and third readings, and was then, on
motion of Mr. Vaughan. laid on the ta
ble. The reconsideration of the investiga
tion question was then resumed, and
the resolution of Mr. Foard failed to
On motion of Mr. Vaughan, at 1 :30
S. m, the House adjourned until Mon
ay at 10 o'clock.
, H i
To all jrho are suffering from the errors and in;
discretions of youth, nervous weakness, early de
cay, loss of manhood, &c. I win send a receipt that
will core you, FREE OF CHARGE. This great
remedy was discovered by a missionary In South
America. Send a self-addressed envelope to the
REV. JOSEPH T INMAN, Station D, Bible House,
New York City. maySO dw tf
For upwards of thirty years Mrs. Wlnslow's Sooth
ins Syrup has been used for children. It corrects
acidity el the stomach, relieves wind colic rerulates
the bowels, cures dysentery and diarrhoea, whether
arising from teething or other causes. An old and
well known remedy. 25c per bottle.
CHEW JACKSONJS BEST SWEET NA f T
AN EXCELLENT MEDICINE.
Springfield, O., Feb. 28, 1877.
This is to certify that I have used VEGETESE,
manufactured by H. R. SteTena, Boston, Mass., for
kheumaOsm and (ieneral Prostration of the Ner
vous System, with good success. I recommend
VEGETLNE as an excellent medicine for such
complaints. Yours very tridy,
C W. VANDEGBDjT.
Mr. Vandegrlft, of the firm of Tandegrift & Huff
man, is a well-known business man in this place,
having one of the largest stores In Springfield. O.
OTJB MINISTER'S WIFE.
Louisvme, Ky., Feb. 16, 1 877.
Mr. H. R. Stevens:
Dear Sir Three years ago I was suffering terribly
with. Inflammatory Bheomattom. Our minister's
wife advised me to take VEGETINK. After tk-
I HiOAQOA f noaln uMMAnul
reueved. This year,
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greatly improves My digestion.
Mrs. A. BALLARD,
1011 West Jefferson Street
SAFE AND SURE.
Mr. H. R. Stevens:
In 1872 your Vegeone was recommended to me.
jiojumj k tun UCI9UOUUUS oi a men a.
I consented to try it At the time I was suffering
from general debility and nervous prostration,
superinduced bv overwork and irrmminr hihih
Its wonderful strengthening and curative proper
ties seemed to affect my debilitated system from
the first dose; and tndef Its persistent use I rapid
ly recovered, gaining more than usual health and
good feeling, since then I have not hesitated to
l. a holnr. a nofa ... . . .
. . . i - . . J
use ; una as long as l live I never expect to find a
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iciwTL luura iruiy, w. O. CLiAJtl,
120 Monterey Street Alleghany, Perm.
The fMlowlng letter from Rev. G. W Mansfield,
formerly raster nf th Msthniof tnium..i n...k
Hyde Park, and at present settled In Lowell, must
convince every one who reads his letter of the won-
uciiui vurauve qualities oi vegeune as a thorough
viwmwii aim jjiuuicr oi me pioou.
Hyde Park, Mass., Feb. 15, 1876.
Mr. H. R. Stevens:
Dear Sir About ten Team am mw on 1 tv tl
through the depleting effects of dyspepsia; nearly
a year later I was attacked by typhoid-fever In its
worst fprm. It settled in my back, and took the
form of a large deep-seated abscess, which was
niteen months in ratherinir. t hnri , mnhoi
operations by the best skill in the State, but receiv-
z!Lr '"'"cui cure, i sunerea great pam at
l?.'.11 as constantly weakened by a profuse
1 11180 1084 sma" pieces of bone at db
vuw uuca ;
i axi 5 about seven years, tni May,
l21Xn&?W me to go to
fwT i hVS' "irt Wlin ou 01 ue virtue oi vege
ttne. I did so, and by your kindness passed through
which your remedy is produced. . '
irSXiJtZ neard I gained some confl-
I commenced bUrlno n onnn of. u... ,..
WM efltttag melno&er respects Yet I did not
f5?5?8Ulte 1 4S8lred tH hadtaken it falthful-
It k L v "if" ?. wnen the difficulty in
back waa cured: and lor nine months I have
enjoyed the best of h An ith
iiiaSL iJJ twenty-live pounds of
i nm. "cttTici uitiu eyer oeiore in my life, and
1 JleveJLmore w to perform labor than now!
oi;B . past Jew weeks I had a scrofulous
togas large as my fist rather on another part
-iyeseHne faithfully, and It removed it level
Wltn the Surface In A mnnth T t v,.u .-7
Qfdof my main trouble sooner if I hed tak"
toltaeffecu868' havlng me accustomed
vTr""?? " e ume to cure
&,s7' w" Patiently take
TOiitr ' 'T vi. juugemenj, cure utem.
With great obligations I am
, . Q.'W. llANSITELDi
Pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church.
.f.i'pc H.R. STEVENS. BOSTON, MASS.
L i:n m y veaeOne la sriid hv mi fWiwvfai' -
a, iio wu nmnui Hgem in promov-
iiig ueuiuMUi; reswmng um wasted system to new
life and energy. .VeeeUne la thu nni, auHMn.1
j -fj, TBOSPECTIVili
In looking back over the business of the year
now just ending, I feel very thankful to my many
friends and the public generally, for the liberal
support they have given me in my efforts to supply
the wants our city with a FIRST-CLASS Grocery,
where anything in the grocery line can be found,
and I flatter myself that I have filled the want to
the entire satisfaction of my numerous patrons.
In the future, as in the past, I propose to keep a
strictly first-class stock of
FANCY AND HEAVY GROCERIES,
and assure the public that no effort of mine shall
be spared to please, and. I shaH always keep on
hand the best and most complete stock that the
demands of my customers may require, and now
eaU attention to the fact that I have the agency
here for the celebrated
BRIDGEW A TER FAMILY FLOUR.
the best in America, as attested by the fact of its
having received the first sliver medal at Paris. I
have also just received 25 barrels of STONE WALL
Family Flour, and 20 barrels of Baltimore Family
Flour, both of which are very good flours equal to
any sold in this market, except Brldgewater.
. Also something very nice in the way of Family
Cheese, Pickled Pigs' Tongue and many other
novelties. Very Respectfully,
I beg leave to return my sincere thanks to my
many friends who bestowed their patronage on me
in my new quarters with Mr. Davidson, and promis
ing by strict attention and fair dealing to merit it
in the future I solicit a continuance of the same.
GEO. T. COLEMAN.
I have now in store a full supply of Groceries and
Also, Turkeys, weighing from 12 lbs. to 25 lbs.
Just Received a lot of Cranberries.
Fresh Goshen Butter. New Buckwheat Flour.
S. M. HOWELL
OTICE TO FARMERS!!!
am prepared to STORE COTTON in my fire proof
building either In basement or on the first or sec
ond floors and will give warehouse receipts on
which you ean draw money if desired.
19" Charges moderate.
THOMAS H. GAITHER.
CHOICE NEW CROP
CHOICE NEW CROP
CHOICE NEW CROP
CHOICE NEW CROP
CHOICE NEW CROP
MO L A S S E O
O L A S S E O
MAYER & ROSS'.
MAYER & ROSS'.
QROCERIES CHEAPER THAN EVER.
NEW GOODS f
NEW FEATURES !
Come to me for Bacon, Com, Sugar, Coffee, Mo
lasses, and other Family Groceries.
Just received, a few barrels of Berry Foster's (Da
BEST RYE WHISKEY.
Also a fine lot of Country Hams. I sell for cash.
All goods delivered in the city free of charge.
W. H. CRIMMTNGER,
Next door below Wilson & Black's old stand.
O T T O N
-ORDERS AND CONSIGNMENTS SOLICITED
Cotton Commission Mbbchaht.
ILLIAMS & FINGER,
'- Have Just received a lot of Turkeys and Chickens
which we offer at low prices. Come to Williams A
xujgec aua -our . toe : Desuamuy- j tour from the
upwi : wneat,. ran, uais,; torn and Meal,
Honey. Country Laid, Butter: and Eggk Thebesl
Timothy and North Carolina . Hav. nr and h
feed of the best quality. Sugar, Coffee, Ac )Con-
BiKiuueuui auuwMMi xur au kiikui oi country produce.
Will make prompt returns of sales. - .
gTOP AT THE i
BO YD EN HOUSE,
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C & Brown, Proprietor,
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JUST IN : French Brandy, in quart bottles, five
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Exported Beer in bottles, by the dozen at 81.50
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I have the latest arrangement from Paris for
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WANTED A good agent to canvass Charlotte
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Johnson's Anodyne Liniment will positively pre
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Bristling with the wild adtentcres of
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CELEBRATED THE WORLD OVER.
The manufacturers were awarded the highest
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FAR SUPERIOR TO
common porous plasters, liniments, the so-called
electrical appliances. 4a It Is the best known
remedy for Lamb and Weak Back, rheumatism.
Female Weakness, Sciatica, Lumbago, Diseased
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Mailed on receipt of price by hEABURY JOHN
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SALE QFFORFEITED PROPERTY.
United States Internal Revenue,
Statesvllle, N. C, January 4th,' 1879.
The property described In! this advertisement,
having become forfeited to tie United States,, will
be sold at public auction by Maxwell & Harrison,
auctioneers, in Charlotte,' on Thursday, January
160 1879, at 11 o'clock a, ,mj to-wlt: r Ten. boxes
Tobaooo, the property of J.F, Fare.
J. J. MOTT,
J. G. Young,
- Deputy Collector,
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