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TirtTRSDAY, APRIL 24?18f9. f
irer trains to and, from Charlotte, .on all the ralfc
?oads (Washington ttme: ;i,if. ; ti ,;i j
irrivesfromBlchmondaildQoldsboro, 1.00 a. m.
Leaves for " - M' H.20&.vai
Jtves from Richmond,. ., . . . 10.50 a. nt
Leaves for ' 6.45 p. m.
ATLANTA CHARLOTTE ATR-LUTE.
A rrlves from 'Atlanta, - -
Leaves ior Auan
Arrives from Atlanta, .f , .
Leaves for Atlanta,
1.05 a. m.
6.50 p. in.
10.50 a. to.
CHARLOTTE, COLCTIWA ACOTJ8TA. i j
Arrives from Augusta, .
Leaves for Augusta,.
drives from Augusta,. ...
i .eaves for Augusta, .............
Arrives from Wilmington,
Leaves for Wilmington,.
Arrives from Shelby, ;
Leaves for Shelby,
i Art o tv
11.27 a, ra.
7.29 p. ra.
, 6.00 a.m.
i 7.00 a. m.
ATLANTIC, TENXE88BE OHIO.
A rrlves from Statesvllle,
Leaves for Statesvllle,...
7.00 a. m
CHARLOTTE P08T OFFICE
Money Order Department,., fl.00 ft. m
5.00 p. nt.
-5.00 p. m.
6.00 Pu m.
i...,iUfrv nenartment.. .. .-. ;.H.iN)s. m.,
r.pn'i Dellv'r ft Stamp Dept.', 00 a. mJ
8.80 D. m.i 8.45 Dv m.
t&- On Sundays the General Delivery and Stamp
Department will be open from 9.00 a. m. to lO.q
n1' OPBNINO AND CLOSING Or MAILS. 3
OPKK9. i CLOSES;'.
Danville ft CharlotteR.lt.,. 8.00a.m. 9.00 p.m.
1 " " 11.15 a. mi 6.00 p.m.
t hiirlotte& Atlanta B.R.,. 8.00 a.m. 9.00 p.m.
ft Augusta R. R.. 8.80 p. m. 10.00 a. m.
wilm'n A Charlotte R.R.,. 8.30 p.m. 5.00 a. m.
charlotte A Shelby R. R.,. . 5.80 p.m. 6.00 a.m.
" ft Statesvllle,...,.. 6.80 p. m, 6.00a.m.
rw Beattles Ford, (horse route, Mondays at
5.00 P- m., aim iuesuoja at o.uv n. ui. v
'isr- Yorkvllle. (horse route.) Thursdays at
1. m., ad Fridays at 7.00 a. m.
1 ' W. W. JENKINS, P.
; War Departmestj 3 a
office Chief Signal Officer, j
Washington, April 23, 7 :30 p. m. )
For the Souttv Atlantic States, warm
er southerly winds, except colder north
erly on the 2orth Carolina -coast, fall
ing barometery clear 6r partly cloudy
.v.. , ; jr-
Local Report for Ycsterda j-.' '
17 A.M. I2P.M.T9P. M
Thermometerr, . .
' 23 j 38
S. W.Yf S.W.
6 - n
Oear. I Clear.
Highest temrfatartf 82 deg.; lowest 54.
HOiHE PENC1L1KGM. .
The Inferior Court- ineetarthethird
Monday in May and will have Its hands
The McGinn mine is advertised to be
sold on the 1st of May by J. A- McLure
at the court bouse. .
The near approach of the season
when the strawberry festival blooms is
noted with mournful interest.
What of ithe. proposition -f or a conti
nental fall on thugat of 40-9017 It
would be decidedly in order. i
The -young ineniligiyeanOther
eermaii complimentary to the Strangers
in the city, to-morrQW f night jA
Serenaders are oufe every nisAt iow.
The midnight) air iUteralbaden
The concert by the Gounod cTutT will
he given in the opera house a week
from to-morrow night.
It is gener?.lly understood that the
candidates will meet each other at
Phillipi to-morrow night. The occasion
will he interesting.
The courts seemed all to have suspend
ed yesterday to ' allow the magistrates
to talk electkmr--Theie:W8 not -a sin-
pie criminal Case called.
There's a letter in the postoffice at
Wilmington for Dave Kelly and an
nt.hpr at. Haleicrh for Mrs. P. Query, held
for lack of postage.
The law defining the jurisdiction of
magistrates is still considerably dis
cussed, and there i& a good deal of dif
ference of opinion among well mform-
(1 persons oil .the suujecu. a
Farmers in ' certain sections of the
southern part of the county, complain
of having suffered in recent years from
rust in cotton, and "are how in search
of a remedy for the evil ; It has done
considerable damage. .
Within the last three' weeks about
fifteen negroes have been arrested. in
"Five Points" on the charge of vagrancy
and as many more have left that dis-j
reputable resort from fear of arrest on
Hie same cnarge, ,y t
A gentleman, whose tiarne .has Veen
brought" forward by his friends as a
suitable candidate f or ithe .position of
alderman, was applied 'to- by two dif
ferent parties yesterdayToffices with
m the gift of the board p6t yet .elected.
Verily, the ipVforcetvfttonh-
in. ' - ' 'Vrii;l i.i .L . A J c -.
The citizens'of 'Davtdson&llege held
a meeting in-thattowh day before yes
terday for the" 'pnfpose of nominating
candidates for town ' officers to be
elected the first Monday ih May. The
old officers were unanimously ' renomi
nated as follows: FHNmayorr.W. P.
Williams; for comtrtissioners 'Fwi J.
Knox, James Allison? H-'K Helper, li.
L. Query arid5 W. JMartini Fiie tovfn
has but Tecefttly assumed the rbes ot
mnnininalit.v an a 'Rhe; takes sbme mtle
pride in adjusting them gracefully and
hw.nmincrlv ir.if-,..' , -, , :.
l.tJ, ) ,
Ornoer JLteemtOwi .m.-
Drummers takhovit cnse to sell
goods in NerthiCarolina have to pay
8100 for each license unless it is to sell
liquor when they mfet pay $200 each.
Tiie new law exempts .UieniiJrom, the
pavment ofHiny' cminty 01 municipal
to take tout liuenses. and even the own
ers of nurseries cannot, sejljfruit trees
construction put npiw . Jhftlaw by the
attorney-rgeuak-ji. . j - :-
Went n9yfA,m- f
Some months Hgo Ia Weil, a Cermaa.
Jew, resident in Union coiW,Jk was
pardoned by v YaAce," having been
convicted of killing a man in a diflicul
ty near his homel . Thj P. Observer
noted the fact that the pardon was giv
en at the. time of; Jta issudrice, and yes
terday we 'were shown a clipping from
the Hildescheimer Tag?esmatt, a news
nanfir nnhiifthfiri in Northern Germany,
giving the partlcm'tVpwd011
which had- been translated fromfiiE
The-Staterax -tor i879Jp' ;
( )ur present revenCid.iict Ievfes on the
one hundred dollar Yal,liatiQn,:tJie fol
lowing ta'.f or the i-preseht yearn For
general purpose?,; L 13 oeij ts J for ) insan e
asylum, etc, ft cents, i fof penitentiary, 0
cents; total; 24 cents. -The school tax
levy,;8W icents;nietaaitsj;.tbe.''6aTne as
formerly,VThe levy for !State; purposes
this year -is 54 v cent! fless'on the one
hundred dollars "valuation than was.
flltiUlHtir n:r it tti-t'ii
Call for a Convention of tb People.
.VetLUndergrie(Jjt "tvoter pf the
city oJMiarfotte; deeply interested in
its welfare and prosperity, believing it
best for all parties, do hereby call a con
vention of the voters of the city to be
field :it it-o court hou3eon Friday even
ing, A pi il 25th, at 8 o'clock, to nominate
rentable to all parties. In the interests
of harmony, candidates in the field as
well as all others, are requested to sub
mit their claims to the decision of the
convention with the distinct under
standing that the meeting is called to
furthe)- tle ospet of ,110' particular
W. B. Xisbet,
W. R. Myers.
Rich'd N. Tiddy,
J. H. Weddington,
Wm. D. Kyle,
II. A. Klueppelberg,
W. M. Morris, '
S. P. Alexander,
E. G. Rogers,
E. S. Steele,
F. R. Dnrham.
P. P. Zimmerman,
JJr. J. M. Miller,
J. W. .Millerr -'
Chas. R. Jones, "
Jno. F. Orr,
J. T. Butler,
L. R. Wriston,
C. M. Ray,
M. L. Frazier,
F: I: Osborne.
j . a.. usDorne.
I. II. McGinn,
J. G. Harris,
I). H. Byerly,
A. R. Nisbet,
'"W. LTriday, '
AV. C. Blackwood,
Wm. C. Morgan,
F. A. McNinch,
larrisotk Wafcta,W i
Geo. WT. Bryan.
II. C. Eccles;
John E. Brown,
Henry T. Butler,
J. P. McCombs.
in it. JJutv
A. L. Smith,
J. R, Holland,
"le Third Ward Meeting A Denial.
To the Editor of The Observer:
Hon and wish to correct a mistatement
in that local. There were only about
fifteen persons in that convention, part
of them being drunk. It was. a jne
sideu&ff ah ataiijfitimlerfjthjpJes
ent seeing Jiow it was going, had noth
ing to, say. In the statement that the
meeting was unanimous for Frank I.
Osborne for mayor, you have been mis
informed. There were at least four
persons there' who I know did trot 'con
cur in that movement.
One Who Was Present.
Mr. Edward Glavla for Mayor.
Tothealtorspf The-'Obsejvr ".'
"With due respect to the candidates
who are now in the field for the mavoiv
ilty, none would make a more efficient
id vigilant officer than our respected
friend and fellow-citizen, Edward Glav
in. He is a gentleman of excellent
moral and mental attainments, and
should he become the chief executive
of our city, he will endeavor to modify
some of the recent ordinances that are
now in force. Therefore, being friend
ly to the cause, we place him in the
arena this morning, as te does his cele
brated game birds, heeled and equipped
to win. Citizens.
A Proposition to Sell to the Hiybefet
To the Editor of the Observer:
If you will allow me, I would suggest
that a town meeting be called and that
the mayoralty be put up to the highest
bidder and sold as the imperial crown
was once sold in the city of Rome. This
would bring a revenue to the city in
place of tax. ftiel I tyill tptfn
meeting for Saturday riight ax 8 o clock.
Come one, come all. Peace-M aker.
Col. J.W. Kates, division superintend
ent of the Western Union Telegraph
Company, resident in Richmond, Ara.,
was in the city yesterday.
Mr. Jap. Miller, formerly of this city,
now a merchant of Gaff ney s S. C. recent
ly made a narrow escape from death,
he and his horse falling dovn a, preci
pice thirty feet. He was only slightly
hurt, and is again able to attend to busi
ness. The friends of Miss Sallie Scarr will
be glad to learn that she was better yes-
terday, although sun Dreaming tnrougn
the tuhe inserted into ner wino-pipe.
The physicians hope to be able to re
move the tube to-day, for awhile, at
Mr. and Mrs. Piatt D. Walker have
returned to the city, after a somewhat
Mrs. J. S. Ehrich, a member of the
firm of Ehrich & Co., of Eighth Ave
nue, New York, which does the largest
retail business in fancy dry goods that
is done in this country, being $2,000,000
per annum, is in the city on a brief
.yisit,tp his kinsiaan,Mr.S,. Wittkows
ItyTT Mr , Ehriehg ifc . - reluming. Jhome
from a trip to Florida.
There were no developments yester
day in reference to the mayoralty fur
ther than indicated in The Observer
yesterday morning. The call for a con
vention, numerously signed, appears in
our columns this morning. This is the
first step taken in the direction of ad
justing the conflicting claims. Two of
the candidates, Messrs. Brown and Os
borne, it will be observed, sign the call,
thus giving pledge of their purpose to
abide bv the action of the convention.
Thurttff ih&idtleg ' tepernjen are an
nounced, The fate wirl W narrowed
down to the nominee of that convention
and to the other two candidates now in
the field Messrs. Flemmingand Nor?
insnt unless they, too; submit their
claims to the meeting to-morrow nighti
The convention proposition has attracts
ed a great' deal 61 attention and the con
vention will be one of the largest ever.
I hhl in thecity
The Atlanta "STCharlotte Air-Line is
nfFttrinor snftf.ial inducements to persons
who mar wish tosattend the , memorial
ktlkntal vlifeklts will be
sold good on the 26th and until 3 p.
m nn the -27th at $6.70 from Chailotte,
The mail-cars on the Carolina Central
have just been supplied wttn tne new
nntpnt. mailbacr catchers for use at Hag
stations, and at p6st6ffice3 where the
tmina do wotistow iegularly. They are
a great; i,nroyement on the old methods,
anA ro"fmw in ffftneral use. ?
' fThe'superintenaent 01 ran way mait
Qordcn nntififts roads carrying the mails.
thataU. new raiiyf ay postoffice cars and
those undergoing repairs should be pro
vided with safety heaters carrying f&:
firps - ! JIM
The State of Georgia has instituted a
suit in the -State -courts for $8,000
against the Atlanta & Charlotte Airr.
Line, Railroad. for, taxes on the proper
XY.QAm(rmtox fetfl 1876. The
suit is on trial at present and the road
.1 cl;unis,exrn;i!ion.nnaer ;tneiaws 01 .use
T o of the sureeons of this notable Institute wm
visit Charlotte. N. C., May 15th and 16th, 1879V
stopping at the Charlotte Hotel. They willnave
with them a fine outfit of braces and surgical ap
T)Uances,'and' wlii W prepared to treat ill kinds of
tWnnnitiefl and Chronic Diseases, such as Club
-cwt win nunaiA. Paralvsis. , Soeclal Diseases.
piiM arid Fistula.- Catarrh, Private Diseases.;
Diseases of the Eye, && For full particulars, ad
vttTm AT.StraGtCAL INSTITUTE,
' G&yn yur Iaper of to-day, a lo
TuesKy-h!ght. 1 Vas fh'tM cttovin-
Dil3d4t w4w i-.vT AUAnrawa
"AXiit3lAKie TltkTEf. "
L Voice for Alderi
To the Editor of The Observer: :
- HenryW. Tatem has been onrr alder
man for several terms; and has filled the
position with dignity. He is identified,
with the First Avard of the city ; his te-;
cord is good; and his views -are progress
slve. The voters will show their annre-
ciation of his merits by again re-elect-J
mg mm as an aiaerman 01 tnat warn.
;-,,- !, .g ,..:.r; ViJ V. f - v MBCH ANIC.
The Postpenemeut. : : '''-l-,
An officer of. the Hornets' Nest Ritle
men has received a letter from one of
the officers of the Governor's Guards of
Columbia regretting the? necessity f o
postponement of the 'day of the unveil
ing of the Confederate monument, but
promising to give our boys a good time,'
in any event. The, postponement,:??
mate at 'itte f SiUggestion jof tth6y mer
chants' of the.towri whos could notjwell
afford to j close iheit business houses:on
Saturday, tbe-day -riginally agreed hp
on. The Hornets hope to be able to carry
down about twenty-five men, rank and
Statement of the Financial Condition
f the City. . . .... .
Considerable interest has been mani
fested by citizens, generally to see the
stltteniett Ot the condition bf the ; city's
finances- the disbursements and re
ceipts Of the present administration and
the condition of the debt. 1 This state-;
ment was made 0 the meeting of the
board of aldermen Monday afternoon,
andjref erred la the. finance committee
for verification and approval. The
committee will report to the mayor as
there will be no other regular meeting
of the board of aldermen, and thecitf
clerk informed uj yesterday that the
statement would certainly be published
this week. It will show the financial
affairs of the city to be in a very satis
factory condition. .
Wrenched aai Sacked '
By the pangs of rheumatism, the Joints eventually
become grievously distorted, and sometimes as
sume an almost grotesque deformity. To prevent
such results by a simple and agreeable means Is
certainly the part of wisdom. A tendency to rheu
matic ailments, may be successfully combatted
with Hostetter's Stomach Bitters, a medicine with
the prestige of a long and successful career, of Un
bounded popularity, and of emphatic professions
endorsement lt removes from the Woo those in
as the cause of rheurhatlsmf 'and' riot only purifies
the life current, btf enricb.eslt, promoting vigor by
fertilizing its source. Dlgesoont the action of the
bowels and the seeretion of t the bile, are aided by
it, and it Impels the kldneyi and bladder to a regu
lar and active performance ' of their functions. It
Is besides a thoroughly reliable remedy for, and
means of preventing, periodic fevers.
CANDIDATES FOB THE MAYORALTY.
, MaJ. FIemmiBg'8 Card.
. In compliance with the wishes of "Many Citi
zens" I will beu candidate for mayor at the ensu
ing election In May. Ever yielding a cheerful obe
dience to your will, I am, with respect.
Tour obedient servant,
W. W. Eusmmino.
Mr. Sttrment's Card to the Public.
To the Voters of the City of Charlotte:
FKiiow Citizens In this brief way I have con
cluded to announce myself an Independent Candi
date for the office of mayor of the city of Charlotte,
at the approaching election In May. Thoroughly
Independent, I shall not be In the least Influenced
by any ring, caucus, or convention; I shall have ao
friends to reward nor enemies to punish; I shall
not bribe nor purchase a vote, nor attempt In any
underhanded way to secure one; but I particularly
solicit the deliberate, Independent vote. I am In
favor of Btrict economy and low taxes. There is no
polities in this election, therefore I shall run the
race to the end and take the risk, let the result be
what it may. In thus announcing myself. I think
It unnecessary to elaborate or make any further
statement of principles that may guide me; but
will truly say . that I shall ever cultivate a genial,
brotherly spirit with those that I may become asso
ciated with; and permit me, in conclusion, to make
this pledge: That If honored with a majority of
your votes and consequent election, my best exer
tions shall be directed to a fair, honest and im
partial discharge of my duties.
W. s. Norment.
Charlotte, N. C, April 11th, 1879.
Mr. Osberne ia the Areaa.
In response to the solicitation of my friends. I
have consented to become a candidate for the office
F. I. Osborne.
To the Voters of the city of Charlotte.
At the solicitation of many friends I announce
myself a candidate for the office of mayor at the
ensuing election. Your obedient servant,
JOHN E. BROWN.
. A Card.
To all who are suffering from the errors and in
discretions of youth, nervous weakness, early de
cay, loss of manhood, &c., I will send a recipe that
will cure 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. IN MAN, Station D,. New
TELESRAPHIG ;HMBT, REPORTS,
APRIL 23, 1879
- PRODUCE. , -
CMtarSlW-Flouruiet; fanriW -4.45a5.50
teheaL.' iect. and ' amber ,100al.5. Corn quiet
at37a38. Oats dull at 28a31. Pork dull and
nominal at 10.0O. iard quiet; curreni maKe n uu.
Bulk meats quiet; shoulders 3.40, short ribs 4.40,
short clear 4.62;- bacon steady; shoulders 3?fca4,
clear ribs 5, clear sides waiskey aenve at
1.01. Butter dull, the heavy receipts navmg ae-
pressed the market; lancy creamery 2 la22, choice
western Teserve 1110, cnoicw vm. umu i
1 3. Suear steady, hards 8ta9Vfe. A white 8a8,
New Orleans 6a7i4. Hogs in tair demand; pack
Baltimore Oats dull; Southern 35a37, Wes
tern white 34a35, do mixed ddVaa, rennsyi-
vaula 32a35.' Hay-marKet nrm; prime tenu
sylvanla and Maryland TSalS. Provisions auu;
mess pork. Old 10 ouaiu. to, new --; uum uicaw
loose shoulders 3. clear rib sides 4, per car
load, packed new 4i4a5Vs; baco shoulders, old
4, .clear rib sides, new 6, hams, sugar-cured,
yiaa&t. Lard refined tierces 7. Butter quiet;
choice Western packed 15al7, rolls llal4. Cof
fee quiet; Bio cargoes 10a 10. wmsKey auu iu,
1.07w-i Wlgarswaay; a soa ea, .
' ijw nnVZonr m' brrvers' favort' No. 2.
.353.10, superfine Wefiteni and State 3.45a3.55,
common to "good extra Western and- State- S.75a
a80, good'to Choice, do 8.fl5a4-50; Southern flour
heavy;, common to '" lair, extra. 4.10a5.40; good
to cnoice ao o.ouao.ou.. wucai uugrciucu jiu
ter red. l,05al.l2. No. : 1 HttoT.lS. ,orn
ungraded 43Vaa44i4, No. 3, 4141 jOaj
Coffee In active demand; Rio quoted ,ta-oar-goes
Iial43&, in job, lots Ilal8l4. Sugar firm;
Cuban eikafo, fair to good rett'g 3 3-,16a6, prime
6f refined standard A. 7, " granulated 81,
powdered-8Mi, crushed -868-Molasses-New Or--leans
28a42. Rice In fair demand-and; quiet;
Carolifl-uoted at-4$aa, Louisiana 6art-Pork-old
meet on spot 8. Wa.0&: v JLsrt-jwtoie
steam on spot .18a20. Whiskey 1.071. 1 eights
firm. .. . . .. . .. : . , .
-1 OKLk-Qulet; middllug 1 lMti net receipts
59T; gross ; rtock -11,417? exports coastwhe
1,1 60; sales 1 60; exports to Great Britain .
. BALTTJioEE-Oulet: middling 11: low middling
lH4c;good ordinary t0c:' hef receipts 2;. gross
7l4ales f 135-, atpckl g;268i' :?W!lt'l'
aOisDinners, exports, ii Great.Britaln 115;
JBcH-jfulf middHng; lle.: tow middling
llto; good ordinary lljnet receipts 36o; grof s
lYoDo; saws Biwatpotui: -
rninam Tflrm? mldfllinff ilt: lOW.. tTBd
dhag 10 good oroinary 104, aoi recciym , ,
aent-;tocttanneir r v '1 v-;c ,
vXwTT.iTiT.intA Steadv: middling 11 The.; ; low
middling lle, good ordlnary-lrt,5c; net receipts
24r. grow 48; saleaSolf winners 328 stock
f lftiitiJrhTtW!ddni!'t4l.r : low; mid
ahlnmBnfe i sales R: StOCk'.-4' 'i J -A '.-'.sj ;
y rwiBT.TBarroK Firm: mlddlins; 1 mc; low nua
aiiniiif nod ordinary nslOtect net receipts
130t grose ; sale 300; stock iMMQi ' exportB
coastwise 171; Great Britain ; j France ;
Continent t to channel -vsisr ; : u
T vw vnir TTnsfimd: sales 447: mid unlands
il&bc. mlddilng Orleans HaC consolid'd net re;
wants 4.54 1 : , exports r, to ; Great n Jjntaui -joo
Oonttoent913..jto;.; mtimu 'Z'M
't,rfEBPOOLoir--Cottorr --steady.:; i Uplands
6tad.. Orleans, 6 5-lfW., low miocamg uplands,
eood ordinary uplands , r oramary upianas
sales 10,000-speeulauott ana export i,uuo.
Tgipg"BOTl aa imeHean.- rmurw we-tetteiH
u pianos low miaaniig ciause: Afni oeuvery ,
a pril and May , May and June 6 J-32aMl, Junek
July 6 -32a5-16, July and August 6 6-lttall-82,
August and -- September ' 6al3-82, September
ana Octobers, October and November- New
crop shipped October and November per sail -s-March
and April . u t ,
v '' , 1
Futures closed firm.
000 bales. .
. 11. 708.71
..... ...i. .ivexagw'.iilS44a16
eeptemoer. . . . f
Nw You Money L03al&. Exchange 4.86aU.
govemruents steady.. New 5's 1.04 State bonds
f.1 v CTTX, COTTON MARKET.
" ' -r
Orrics or tu Obskbtxb, t
w , Mwawrri, Apni 24, i.
The market yesterday closed firm, as foil
Good middling ...C... .v... ill
Strict low irdddTlng. . .. . 10
Low middling........... 10&8
Tinges :V: u 10
Lower grades.... ,4.,. 8al0
CBA LOTTE PR tUCE MiBKEl
. APRIL 17. 1879., ,
OoBH, per bush'l 60a62
Mxai ".., ...................... 60a62
Psas, " - 55a65
Oats, shelled, -A.. 85a40
N. a hog round. . , . .
Hams, N. C j.
Hams, canvassed. ...
Clear Rib Sides......
Cuba... K..A..A A..:.? .it
Liverpool fine 1.00a2.00
ftaGs,1 perdozen.. ':
SCBLBNEB'S ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE
AHIDEAL CHILDRKN'S XASAZINE.
Messrs. Scribner & Co., in 1873, began the publi
cation of St. Nicholas, an Illustrated Magazine
for Girls and Boys, with Mrs. Mary Ma pes Dodge as
editor. Five years have passed since the first num
ber was Issued, sand the -magazine has won the
highest position. It has a monthly circulation of
ovkb 50,000 copnea
It is published ' simultaneously In London and
New York, and the transatlantic recognition is al
most as general and hearty as the American. Al
though the progress of the magazine has been a
steady advance, it has not reached its editor's ideas
of best, Decause her ideal continually outruns It,
and the magazine as swiftly follows after. To-day
St. Nicholas stands
The arrangements for literary and art contribu
tions for the new volume the sixth are complete,
drawing from already favorite sources, its well as
from promising new ones. Mr. Frank R. Stock
ton's new serial story for boys,
"A JOLLT FELLOWSHIP,"
Will run through the twelve monthly ;partsr be
ginning with the number for Novembei 1878, the
first of the volume, and will be Illustrated by Jas.
E. Kelly. The story is one of travel and adventure
in Florida and the Bahamas. For the girls, a con
"HALF A DOZEN HOUSKKKKPEBS,"
By Katharine D. Smith, with Illustrations by Fred
erick Dielman, begins in the same number; and a
fresh serial by Susan " CooUdge, i entitled "Eye
bright,' with plenty of pictures, will be commenced
early In the volume. There will also be a contin
ued fairy-tale called
"BUMPTT DODGET'S TOWER, "
Written by Julian Hawthorne, and illustrated by
Alfred Fredericks. About the other familiar fea
tures of St. NiOHdStfceedltor preserves jfgood
humored silencp, content,' perhaps, to let fei five
volumes already, issued, prophesy Concerning the
sixth, to esject to short stories, plctures, poems,
bumOTj lhstmctive sketches, fan d the lute and lore
Sf "JaclMn-tbe-Pinpa,?' the'!"Verr Llle Folks"
department, td ihe XLeOet-oJ!, arj "Bjdle
box." Terms, $3.00 a year; 25 cents a number. Sub
SCTlpUocs received by the publishei.of, this paper,
and by all bookselleri ana postmasters. Persons
wishing to- sntiscrfbei direct with; the publishers
should write name, postoffice, teounty and State, in
full, an send wlur remittance in eheck, P. O.
money order,,oT leglstered letter to is
'743 Broadway, New York.
3 Car Loads 120 Bushels
CHOICE BOLTED MEAL
H M. MILLER & SONS.
; , n : ; r
rpHE BEST 8TOCK OF . I
in the"city, a
- -9 1
IF YOU WISH to engage in an honest, genteel
business, and make plenty of money during
the holidays, send your address to
. RANDOLPH ft CO..
feb4w4t 107. 4th av.. N. Y.
TLACK STRAP MOLASSES "
Under cost by the barrel, "by
- f t rt . - LeROY DAVIDSON.
Jan30 pfA '! JU
innM IVIM I i,m
A.AAf U VVAw.
, NO MORE
H.E.V.MA T I S J
- OS GOUT
; AC V TE O R. C H R ON I C
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ManuTactdieJ miljideK Libo
h by ihe,., .
EUROPEAN SALICHfLC MEDICINE CO., - y
OF PARIS AKD LEIPZIG.
immAdiata relief warranted. Permanent cute
guaranteed: NwAcduarreiy tised by all celebrated
pnysicians oi jsurope ana America, oeoonung
StaplerHarmle&Sf and Reliable-Remedy on both
continents. The Highest Medical Academy of
Paris report T5 cures uutcftCD cases within tnree
days. becretThealyjalisoler of the poisonous
Uric Add which exists in the Blood of Rheumatic
and Jouty Patients $l,0Qb box, tt boxes for:
$500.' : Sent te any address on ; receipt ; of ;price.
Endorsed by physloiuns.- Sold by all druggists. Ad
ttreseii . ' m -- , WASHBURN E 4t CO.. i
nov7 r Only Importers' Depot.23 (JHttrst..N. x.
1 1 ' For ale sby J. H. Me ADEN, Druggists,:
febl8-lr.- Cnarlotte, N.C.
Ttbm Paris, France, f
WATCH and CLOCK MAKER, pILDER and SLLr
Trade Street, opposite First Presbyterian Church,
TCwrv kind of renalra made at once t half Drice-
nfid warranted one vear Every kind of Jewelry or
Rronza Gildine. Col6rine. Sllver-Piatmz and Gal
vanizing made at short notice and' equally as good
u nam - Wnrtr iVina f nr th tRuln fit Xttm nrtaAs. -
gAppreiitlce wanted, wltai premium and good"!
Repaired work uncalled for will be sold at the
expiration oi rweive raonins iorcost oi repairs
Prof. Hertz'sereat German: Hair Restorative.
The best pre p ration for- the Hair now tarawa, It ,
cradually restores gray hair ta its natural color,
producing a taxarUMt growth, eradicates scroll and
dandnut, eures all oiseasesot the scalp, prevent
the hair from falling out and relieves neuralgia m
the liead and beadaeoe. . Try It. 1 Prepared by
XANTHINE CO., Richmond, Va $ and tor sale by,
aH Orugglsts. ' .psr.p,: ,0 t.y n
CREW ft CO.,
Manufacture all the standard varieties of
Which,they offer at lowest prices. ':
? ar TRY OUR DIXIE SOAP.
These Pills wm -prevent and enre Dyspepsia.
They are in dhrtralled DUmer PfU, mild aperient,
and admirably adapted as a family medicine. They
are, used by the most caltlvatedj people in our
eouhtoTrand are extensively need b phystdaaajn
their practice. Sold by Druggists generally. Send
for circular. E. R. BECK WITH, Sole Manufactar
er, Petersburg, Ya. ; - ;
. EMINENT DRSi f
S. L. & J. C. NIEDLET,
Say: Colden's Lieblg'tYquld, extract 6t Beet is. a
very agreeable article of diet, and rjarUcularly use
furwhen tenies are required, being tolerated when
other forms of animal food are rejected, InDip
theria. Malarial Typhoid fevers, weakness, and
every depressing disease, we have prescribed It
with great success, j Sold by. all Drugglsta.
We .will pay Agents a Salary of fcluO per mouth
and ex'pensw, or ailuwa large eommimioa, (oaell our,
new and wonderful inventions. We mom wftot mi
(sample froe. Address Sheulmi A Co, Mare hall, UicA.
A DAY to Agents canvassing for the " Fiee
side Visitor. " Terms and outfit free. Ad
dress P. O. YICKERY, Augusta, Maine. " -
a month and expenses guaranteed to
Agents. Outfit free Shaw & Co.. Augus
ADVERTISEMENT of 4 lines Inserted one-week
in 300 newspapers for 810. Send 10c. for
100 page pemphfet G. P. RO WELL ft CO., 10
In Jewelry and Fancy Goods, Gold and Silver
Watches, Silver and Plated Table Ware,
' rr-AT ' J '
J. T. 1H ITLER'S.
GOLD AND SILVER
Gold-Head Capes and everything yea want
J. T. BUTLER'S.
Corner Tryon and Sixth Streets,
Corner Trjpn and Sixftt Streete ,.
CHARLOTTE, N. a,
CHARLOTTE, N.C - r
S. P. CALDWELL. ' Proprietor.
This house Is permanently established and offers
all the conveniences and comforts of a first-class
bearding house. Persons visiting the city will find
it a pleasant home. Permanent boarders wanted.
Can be furnished with rooms.
RATES Per day, transient, $1.25; per week,
$8.00. Regular table, $13.00; board and room
per month, $18.00.
STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, ) In Probat i
Yadkin County. f Court.
-Joseph Sparks and Benjamin Sparks, Executors of
neiyamin bparks, deceased,
The Heirs at Law of Benjamin Sparks, deceased
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEIIEKT.
It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that
Lydia Blmmtt, wife of Paton Dimmit, Hannah
Felts, wife of John Felts, John Sparks, and Eliza
beth Reddlk, wife of John Reddlk, are heirs at law
in this ease and aim-residents of the State,
- It is therefore en motion ordered by the Court
that advertisement be made for six weeks in The
Charlotte Observer, .notifying said defendants
to appear at the Clerk's eEBee in Yadklnville with
in twenty days after sendee of this notice, and let
them take notice that if they fall to appear that the
same will be taken pro corrfems and exparte as to
them, - ...;.
Given under my hand and .seal of office In Yad
klnvHle, this the 10th day of FebruaryA. D 1879.
ISAAC N. VESTAL,
. Probate Judge. ,
J-JR. A.. ALEXANDER,
OFFICE OVER L.Ti. WRISTON ft CO"S
" -fmrw SniKt
atisfaetiM - . .
D. O. XAXWELU
T AXWELL 4 HARRISOXT
Buy and sell on consignment all klnd3 of
MERCHANDISE AND COUNTRY PRODUCE;-
wai give strict rrsorial m
I attention to aUtasraesi entrusted to dur care.
frT..' doors above Charlotte Hotel.
( MI&LIKJ. CENTRAL
THROtMiB fTUICiBT BOUTS
' Tnls'tine being
Freight from " '
fully equipped' tor business,
Wilmington and all N)rthoraarjdEaatera Cities to
.1 Oreenvffle, 8peJtanborLv all station
' ' ' Attantto, Tennessee dt Ohio,
: VI :.'-,! '' hw
As well as'pornts in Georgia
insurance and Rates guaranteed as Low as
Information f urnished
F. W, CLARK. ,
Gen. Freight Agent, Wilmington. N. C
iR. J. H. McADEN,
DRUGGIST AJfD CHEMTST,
Now offers to the trade a fiill stock of.
Lubln's Extracts and Colognes.
English Select pices.
Colgate Honey and Glycerine Soap
English. French and
American Tooth Brushes
Carefully prepared at all hours, both night and
C. WEST & SONS'
EXTRA No. 1 KEROSENE
ALADDIN SECURITY OIL.
West's Extra No.
1 Kerosene Oil, from C. West ft
Highest Medal awarded at Centennial Exposition.
Crystal Oil Works, Canton. Warranted to stand a
fire test of 110 degrees Fahrenheit before it will
burn. C. West ft Sons, Baltimore.
For Sale by
Dr. J. H MCADEN, Sole Agent,
CHARLOTTE. N. C.
WE DESIRE to call attention to OUR STOCTT
E DESIRE to call attention to OUR STOCXV
17 AVCY GOOD O
r ANCY GOOD
Ground and Cut Glass Bottles, the handsomest
in the market The latest styles ef Perfume Boxes
Including some 'novelties, which will pay you to
call and examine.
FINE FLORENCE and CELULOID TOILET Cases'
French Plate, Hand Mirrors, Russia Leather
Pocket Books; also a fall stock of -English and
American Tooth, Hair and Naff Brashes.
L. & WRISTOjj A CO.
FEE SIMPLE DEEDS,
MOST APPROVED FORM.
Just Printed and For Sale at the
- OBSERVER OFFICE.
i .VJi'itHJ"."!'! I.H
jmi- i i) f n ruj
A new lot received this riav fMondavV hr, vnHui.
Always call on us for Dress Goods, Grenadines.
solo &As IT ' i k 'f'i f yv'
V:; y4f WHnrE$iayiHQ MACHIME?COr CLEVELAND; 0H102 i
" ' ' ; I - '-r ,r"- - -
which we make stecBrty. We keep a magnificent line of Trimming Silks, all colon.' We have atir-
ining you wanimjijuraon line.
IN WHITE GOODS
'H- "M: !T! '",. ' f,lff:fK"hf n-t: i . i . -4
We keep everything viz: S rtes and Mull MusltnS, Plain and Barred N itnsooksMassaUa, India L .wi ,
i. .... . " " '.' " ' "t ', "' j rn"iiit't-i itstJH uri in; njisfiiwuis
;: etc., aU Very cheap;- We have fbq fMgfcft&y&i&'vrt Mlsses.Cuffa ami Collars in
. . the city. O.der your Hamburg, Embroider and all other Trtrnmlhgs from us. : ;
; WeteaveabaauttfUiUaeoin . :
JrigedaTwels, S, ieeOngs, etc.; et&r isle
i April X. ; :S : :M
NORTH CAROLINA. ;
to ALtTPOiNTsr Bornr-i
otters unequalled facUttiea for the Trans portion of
i 1W -
Charlotte, SuUesvllle, Ashevlllb, Rutherforuton
on the Atlanta & Richmond Air-Line. , :
and Western N. C; Railroads, " ?
Alabama and MlsslsslppL
via any Compettng Line, and Time as quick.
upon application to
Agent C. C. Railway, Charlotte.
WHTJtJiaALE AB RETAIL
GROCERS and DEALERS In COUNTRY PRODUCE
Keep constantly ori hand
FRESH EGGS and BUTTER, CHICKENS; TUR
KEYS, CABBAGE. IRISH POTATOES, AP
PLES, DRIED FRUITS, At.
Exclusive Dealers In
RAMSOUR ft BONN I WELL'S and A. L.
: FORD'S various brands of FLOUR,
ALSO, PROPRIETORS OF THE
This house has been refitted and newly furnished,
and Is kept In first class style.
Terms, Per Day .,.
$ 2 00
Great mdrjcementa offered fai tahlA hrui fri
ers ; for terms see the proprietor,
ty Omnibus and Carriages at every train.
FLELD BROTHERS, . . . . , . , . . .Proprietors.
Mr. H. s. Wilson ladt, ....... Superintendents.
Hemrt WrLFONd.V .v.':... Clerk.
feb ; ,1,,
A. B. LUCE, Proprietor.
Reduced rate $2.00 and $3.50, aceordihg to loca-
tlon of Room.
M. L. HARNETT,
Feb. 10-tf. '-
Clerk, late pf . Planters' Hotel.
TOP AT THE
BO YD EN HOUSE
; p. jS, Bsowsr, PtotuJetoT,!
Late of the National Hotel; Raleigh.'
!. a Brown, Jr., Chief Clerk; W O, Shelburn As
JAMES MtJRPHY, v . ,'. ; '
. PRACTICAL TjLILOB, '
Holton's Building, Trade Street, Jp Stairs.
Owing to the slWnae of the times IwUl in fu
ture work very cheap. -Will -make- line suits for
$10, Casslmere suits for $8. J Pants of suite same
rates.1 I guarantee all my work me-flf, o charge.
Give me a calLand be coBVtneed. 'lo uoiabu
ww- .-'fit bin- of 4.iii,;..
LlCHTElSTEIir.'fl1 si' U!
l iipacHANT tailorI
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
r ' . - if.: - . , ' t -t: j .
Begs leave to Inform aU those in want of a good
suit or parts, thereof, they can call and leave their
orders with him; as he is the best artist cutter and
tailor In- this section. Should a $60 mrrt be too
expensive get one at half price, but , have It to be
artistic, styfish and perfect. ' ,, '
- - III! I B s - It
twettv and Eheab. i Also,ra!nW line of 'Kid flloves.
Black Cashmeres and Black Taralse Cloths, all of
R.;!i,li,7 hi! n-niib lln9 5 vi...
rmf ) '.n-rituti'sw t.
.1 li!J'H 1. '
fiil ?i'7:! il!
any h-jfise ui &e S. lv' receive - new goods ev if
Very respectfaTly, 'Ar;r v-. -
r - - - - - 7- - - - a a iiuw, - imiur
' levied for the year J878, ; . : V-"- .