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ht (JljatlOtte Du$tTVtX. tha 5,000 Vora-Vlewedi'bYJcofr f v ;;i I p U H
' i ' ' " ' . 1 oarison our peonies, in this CCtogressic- nraATEarJfuiiiY ilV -Tint hoitsf A .
CHi& w wWffiatricfcdid not do so Yew badly after . - V? ' Ue J
"Free from the doting
rro U cnlTTH fARflMVA ELECTION CAS
j uu wui m 1 -
The continuance by Judge Bondflof
the South Carolina election cases, he
trial of which was begun in Charleston
last week, is a subject of hearty con
gratulation to the people of our sister
State, on many accounts. If the trals
had gone on, hundreds of defendants
and witnesses would have been kept
from their farms for two or three or
mora weeks, at this the busiest season
of the year, and the lost? iif JoneT
quence would have beenverjgreti
The greater advantage, iioweyeiji
continuing the cases unti!ovnaber1 i
found in the fact that toy that time me
test-oath clause of the Revised Statutes
will have been stricken out and Efair
trials will be possible. : As the jurywas
organized at the late term of the cpurt
the flpmiittal of a defendant, however
innocent, wai upossft)lef4xcept fif
order of the judge himself, as in some
of the cases. This is supposing ithat
the end of these prosecutions" has not
already been seen. It is very probable
that the cases will never be called again,
but if they are it ,is very certain -that
better counsels wilfprevat4-futuie.
time than do just at the present, r
Xot only would" i rials arid convictions,
of innocent men before the packed jury
which sat in Charleston last week! have
been a great hardship to the defendants'
themsdle buMt would have resulted,
in a. rellal oflthaJll-feiflni between
the iLow jb lmppilyfalllyied.! The
Charleston Neifa and Coiirler rnakeS
this point in the course of a lengthy
editorial, from which we extract as
parison our people, in phis gressioi- D3ATij
al districaia not ao so very oamj mi
an. the election last fall. It is true
we cast but 4908 votes, but a glance at
the Congressional Directoryreceived a
few, daystaiishQWS tfiat there are
The Wallace Resolution Also Passed
Outline of the Remarks in the House.
Washington. AbciI 25.T
The Senate, sooav after idee
fc-Cnx-iEar jwn rftWW "i? f"IfcIueu
9 A k s rTTT. '.5 . i 1 t s s
Arabama,teMVe58f Cool, ot-Ueot-
v m ' A 4 fC m
gia, 2,628 ; jsiount, oi ueorgia, i
Stephens, of Georgia, 3,053 ; Money, or
Mississippi, 4,025; SmgletonTof Missis
sippi, 4,650; Hooker, of Mississippi,
4,816; Armfield, of North Carolina,
4,T53; Vance, of North Carolina 2,894.
It cannot be justly supposed, however,
that any political significance attaches
tf these Jguresy People are not apt to
starY and sertreant-at-arms
eHLn amendment declar
ing that no Union soldier shall be re
moved except for cause, and also that
no Confederate soldier shall take the
place of any dismissed Union soldier,
was defeated by a strict party vote
26 to 34. j
The main resolution was then agreed
The Senate passed the army appro
priation bill as it came from the House,
Vielk m nects in heMurry tto mXW
ti be p&ls tof ote t&c a candidate who jyi. feicfatd
has no opposijpn, ornonej worth speak
iijof, and after ailithe people arot
much to blame for staying at home in
cases of this kind.
i r i i a i w 1
nan to reDe&i
the part oume
Judge Davis and the Republi
cans The stalwarts have turned the
batteries of their, wrath upon Senator
David Davis because jof tWAafets that1
he favors free elections and can see no
impropriety in attaching a rider to an, i
appropriation bilL Though he may have
law and precedent on his side, though
he may be never so intellectual, and
though his character may be spotless in
"its puntyraltthese things -weigh noth
ing in favoryof a man.inthe minds of
the stalwarts, When he koines to oppose
any of their plans for retaining control
of the government.
TH l'OLNDEXTEE-CUETiS Ci
S&ne(of pi4 Evidence Taken jm the
owl Trial Miss Cbttrelf Testimony
Tuesday, the jury in the case of John
TC. Poindexter. who killed C. C. Curtis
- L- . . - , Sv. Ui.VimrtnH i-n Mrrh Sri were carried
Any considerable number of iylo yt r ffi b, Cnildrevv 'tobacco far
tary, where the homicide occurred, and
examined tne premises tnat
tions bv nicked inries. on the testimony
of protessional witnesses, in the United
.states Court. would unquestionably be
the signal' for vigorous retaliation on
thepart of tlie State. There is hardly
;i ReplibTTcaiT'Pf Tmyctnseqileee m
South Carolina who s not subject to
trial, and capaCliBXldunvictionin the
State courts for offences more Vulgar
and more disgraceful than those charged
against Democf aitthe Unlt States
courte. TI Ixpiflrtion-vistht the
RepifblicaaS ateaccusea of stealing and
4ersdhil corrfcptiorfr bribery Jang mal
teasatfcWffletth crats are charged with nothing more
heinousHhait a perversion -of election
laws, with a view to electing honest and
capable .candidates in -the place Of can
didates known to" be! either ignorant or
venal. It is hardly too much
to say that the arrest and trial of hun
dreds of Republicans, known to be
guilty, to counterbalance the trial and
conviction of hundreds of Democrats,
believed to be innocent, would have
thrown the State back into the anar
chical condition existing prior to the
universal recognition1 of the Hampton
government, and would have, undone
the work of the past two years, array-
ing race against raco and class against
class, to the advantage of tlie dema
gogue and the mortal hurt of what is
highest, truest and best in South Caro
lina. This is averted.
Thus are seen some of the advantages
resulting from the "flaw in the inform
ation" and consequent continuance of
premises that morning
All of the witnesses examined on the
first trial were examined Tuesday, with
out any material diflerence in tne evi
dence given then, except MisaJteahgUa.
L'Ottreii. inis iauy, iu wuum vuiti ui
fered the alleged insults - in the shoe
store out of which resulted the homi
cide, came in court Tuesday night, ac
companied by Air. vm. L,. Koyaii, one
of the counsel for the defence. She was
attired in black and heavily veiled. Af
ter being sworn she took the witness
chair. At the suggestion of one of the
counsel for. the defence she removed
her veil. In answer to a question by
one of- the prisoner's counsel, Miss Cot-
trell said she was engaged to be mar
ried to Poindexter. .j He had expressed
his attachment for her three years ago.
They had been engaged for two years.
The reason she did not make this state
ment on the former trial was that she
Was not asked. In answer to a ques
tion from the Commonwealth's attor
ney. Miss Cottrell said her age was
twenty-six years, in ner emDarrass-
ment at tne rormer trial sne naa stated
it at twenty-five. The witness gave her
testimony m a clear and composed man
ner. She was subjected to a searching
THE WEEKLY OBSERVER.
. , An interesting collection of Inews and
gossip is furnished in The Weekly
Observer ot to-day, presenting in a
convenient and compact form tiie latest
" political and general inteingence;, as
wen as nterarv matter, and a re
sume of the criminal sensations of the
day. The Cream of the matter which
appears in each day's daily being held
over for the weekly, it can feadily be
seen how ,,we are enabled to print a
weekly paper of remarkable interest
and value. lu proof of the! fact that
we uo, we suomit tne tonowing as a
partial list of the" content bf to-day's
issue: ' - . , .
. JEddoriul -The School 13111. Troops
at'the spoils; Expostulating with Mr. ' the day Curtis madfi use of the offen-
iiendricks. A Political Reipaniscence. sive remarks to her about her foot, and
cross-examination by-the States attor
ney. She was on tt e stand for an hour.
. Wednesday, Miss Cottrell was re-call
ed by the Commonwealth's attorney,
and questioned in reference to her ex
amination at the first trial. In reply to
an inquiry by the prosecuting attorney
whether or not she was asked on her
examination at that trial iir regard to
her relations with the prisoner, Miss
Cottrell said that she was not asked di
rectly if she was engaged to him. She
stated that the counsel for the defence
refrained from questioning her directly
on that point on the trial, in accord
ance with her own wishes expressed to
John Nagle, a youth, who was em
ployed in the shoe store, .where the of
fensive remarks were alleged to have.
been made to Miss Cottrell by the de
ceased, testified that he was present on
the last visit of that lady there whejv
she came to have tlie shoes repaired.
He did not observe that she manifested
any anger towards Curtis. So far from
it, she appeared pleased. This youth
was presented fo Miss Cottrell in court,
and she failed to identify him as being
in the store on the occasion of her last
visit there.. :
Mrs. Anna : Bowles, a lady who, ac
companied Miss Cottrell to the store on
use wprir intn mm.
f v .... v w "
ot jBouth Carolina,
repeal. The opposi-
ed to be an effort on
uBlifcan party to ar
ray a solid JNortn against tne solid
South. The South is solid only in its
adherence to the constitution.
Van Voorhees, of New York, argued
that the election laws were constitu
tional and necessary for the mainte
nance of an honest ballot-box.
I '6olejr,oMissis6ippLsda stranger
whohatfbeentprasent fiUiiMthel de
bate from Garfield down to the last
speech, would have supposed that in
stead of a simple proposition to keep
troops from the polls it was a question
as to whether or not the Southern peo-
le were liable to be indicted tor mur-
er, arson and other crimes. , He had
seea-fJLmv.eArsafter the war closed
negroes marched tothe polls in MISS:
sippi headed by leaders between drawn
swords,' and tha't h'tfdjrfever oeen regard
ed by the Republicans as an invasion of
the rights of the people and of the free
dom of the ballot-box. This outcry of
ee ballot for the negro was therefore
1 pretense! i la ath'&ast two elections; in
ississinpioi ntanot Dein asmgie
olored maM wM) had not been al
rv free to cMt Us tsote as he eli
Hooker then sent tothecferfi desk
and had read a protest of the inhabi
tants of Wyandotte, Kansas, against
colored immigration, and said that it
was pmlywhen the negro was at a safe
distance that the Republicans were his
friends. They never had any use for
negroes except to keep them like sheep
in shambles and run them to the ballot-
box in the interest of the Republican
neoDle of that State, were hostile to the
negroes, but&dd ttfey fiTdiaot consider
it wise to havethousands of poor peo
ple cast upqfh jfjte ffify jsesjtrtjrtj ajd
The session flfW4ieday Wjas, heye
brought to a close, and that bt iBrifliy
compenced, he debate was contin
ned by Mannia,of'Mississippi,Goode,of
Virginia, Hiscock, of New York, Fin
ley, of Ohio ang others. Goode said he
would not speak trom a partisan stand
point or indulge in any threats but
should advocate the repeal of the test
oath because it was a stigma on the
people of the South and a standing re
proach on tne American statute book.
He had sometimes, while listening to
gentlemen on the other side been al
most disposed to despair ot the republic,
and to .think that, the prejudices and
passions engender! py the rwar weld
never cease; but he preferred to believe
that those gentlemen misrepresented
their constituents, pud . to jsubmit the
issue to the grand inquest 6i the nation,
with full faith that it would decide
Great American Raod 'Afro-Aged-
Isorillardul,'! 1 a tRed -Btetplc
Chaser-Parole and tte Asmt X
New York. Amil 25. It is stated
that P, IiorillarcL owner of Parole; and
ye wis tiara prf sirtefitjoi tne .mjuhjt
terms or wmch Clark is to select tnree
Kentucky "hdrses 'thatwill -i beat any
three horses bred on Lorillard's farm.
Five rjaees" te 1 4 'are; to be run, one be
ing ?deid1ed. each yearji with $10000
stakes on the iresnlt? of : each. The first,
contest will" take placeniext year, either
at IOuisville, Ky:; ' or at Monmouth
Park, N J. i'-: v -.k j : tut- .i-u.-;
Baltimore; -April 25i-Problem, the
steeple-Chase horse, as snld i vesterday
by Alexander D. Brown to Pierre Loril
lard for $1,500. He will be run Jat Je
rome Park m ' June against . horses re
cently imported by James Gordon Ben
nett, and then: be sent to England. , ,- i
London.' April 25. Ijorillard's Parole
is nominated for the race for the Ascot
stakes, on" Ascot 1 Heath, June 10th.
Gretten'S proposal to run his four-year-old
colt. Isonomv. acrainst Parole, in
eludes three pounds allowance to Parole
as a gelding, not to Isononiy as stated
yesterday!.1"'- ititr-r.iuiiu'A :
sett, declined 3-16. ' Olt Wednessday they were
2wwi r.,iivniL On Thursday they
adwted 16, but the advance was not mainiain-
ttL ine rnai raws snow uip K
Anril and May ana fliay .Jiu jihw 5ucij.
' . , D M4nAA loot ThtlP
Nxw Tobk Futures closed steady. .
Agoodnurae WaJes3lug to everr family, and
all senslbl names recommead that Innocent hut
effectual remedy tor all the pains slid Ills that be-
iau a. mojift, amirs uaoy tjyrup.' jptk zoc
:-,( i. i ... fk llMik.
Our oouiilyxis getting to, be fearMl alarming,
tne average or lire being lessened every year, with:
out any reasonable cause, death Resulting general
ly from ftwt'mpst Insignificant origin.' 'At tills sea
son of the year especially, a cold is such a common
thing that in the hurry of every, day me we are apt
to.wer.ocfe, the daggers attending It and often find
too late, that a Fever or Lung trouble has already
set In. Thousands lose their lives In this' way ev
ery1 winter, while had oscms's GxKitAN Strup
been taken, a dire would, have resulted, and a large
bQl from a doctor been avoided, .For all diseases'
of the Throat and Lungs, BoeGHXK's GEBKAit
StKOP has proven Itself to ie the greatest discov
ery of Its kind In medicine, r Every Druggist In this
country will tell you of Us wonderful effect -Over
950,000 bottles sold last year without a single
' ;; A Card.
To all who are suffering from the errors and In
discretions ot youth,, nervous weakness, early de-
cuy, loss of manhood, Ac., I will send a recipe that
will cure you,- FREE OF 'CHARGE. This; great
remedy was ' discovered- br a missionary in
South America. Send a self-addressed envelope
to the REV. JOSEPH T. IN MAN, btattonD, New
York City. , -
TELHiR&PfllG MARKET REPORTS.
ii li' 1st JJaUonal Bunk lWhgvi
11. 94a. 95
"fiHAELOTTE. N. C.
Have now in store a nice and complete stock of
GRAND OPENING '
Nw Tobk Honey 1.03at. Exchange 4.86.
governments firm. New 5's 1.044& State Donas
dull. f. - - - ' ,
Hats, Trunks & Traveling Bags.
crrr cotton market.;
Omcx or tbx Obbkkvbk.
. GHABUym, April 21. 1879. 1
The market yesterday closed steady, as follows:
Good middling ' . li
Middling...... .i: vi:l. ...... .,,.10
Kzictiowmiaaimg...i... , ,. iw
Low middling... IV.. ..- ..lOjh.
Tlnma , 10
Lower grades... 83feal0
With them you can find
THE BEST STOCK
JNO. EROOKFIELD & CO
LOTTE PR. UUCE MABRE1
APRIL 25, 1879.
Corn, per bush'l .v.v.
Mkau " i..... .
PKAS, " ..i...v;....
OA.T8, sneuea, . . :
N. C. hog round-....
TTn m a MmMoaarl
Clear Rib Sides.......
Prime Bio. . . iii . i . . . . :
New Orleans 35a40
8 alt ,
Liverpool fine 1.00a2.00
White.. . . . . . .'. .'. i
Irish. ... ... .
North Carolina! s. . .
Eggs, per dozen.
Family... ...... ,.
Celebrated Ladles', Misses' and Children's Shoes
.. . a. Specialty.
They also keep Miles', Burt's, Holbrook A Lud
low's, and other best brands. Gents will find there
McCullough & Ober, Canneld, and
Mtiafi the Miller,
Miles' hand-made Boots and Shoes. Also
THE CELEBRATED AND POPOLAR .
Call sure before buying,
April 9, 1879.
Orders have personal
PEGRAM & CO.
Frl lay; Saturday and Monday. April 25. 2fi. 4 -j
We take great pleasure in ttiftwmmg trar fuench
and the public genet alto that our new stock
has arrived 'and in complete.
- ;cealed-Weapons. I Cdk;Steeepeech.
ext Presidency. iThi &alwrt Pres" ;
sure. The President's Probable Ac
tion. Partx Queers and 4ccusations.
The teregrdphic'report of the partisan
? debate m Congress during the. week is
' giye'n.'and Mr. Steei'i speech I3 print
ed in supplement form.
Cfimml.aud Sensational hoi
' 'tire "Street. JirerJoic Cohducl. 1 Death
th? Rait A Bridegroom's Muwlerous
Attack; iMarried Her Father's Coaeli
man. Attempt to Assassinate the Czar.
Attempt to Assassinate Edwin Booth.
A Yery Grave Charge. I
' Correspondence Winston and Salem.
Practical Ethics, Condenseid. .
Miscellaneous State News. South
Carolina News. Brief News Items.
New Jaws and Changed?; Laws. Act
to Prohibit the Sale of Liquor in Cer
tain Localities. The Tenth Census. An
Interesting" Reminlscencet The Syndi
cate Subscription. ' ,
.Thislissui j44H polumnstol
. local,,city and. telfijgaphfc marked
ports, telegraphic items, and nVany in
teresting short- items noienibraced un-1
; --aer.jany of . the: aboyejcf y,ipn ;
SW8! E??APEr-Th multitudei of
t arnifersLof the irealest American tra-
.gedian will be sincerely glad for the bad'
f 'j-sKinarksmanshippf tfefi would-be assassiri
who fired two shots at Hiim - while he
was playing Richard II, in MeVIcker's
-lit 5 tWatrtiaicagoiedhe
IIur4leatli w uld be, a national calami
ty, as mhsVbee4Fcid iy an who have
; erer been swayed by imighty genius
vlletiMiibeman-wiiO;i the shots
; fa a lunatic or not, it is to be hoped that
'0 he will now be placed somewhere where
lierill be depriyed of the means of ot
ercising his njiixferouslhstincts.
who remained in her plueton at the
door while that lady was in the store,
testified that Miss Cottrell manifested
her indignation at the treatment she
had received at the hands of Curtis as
soon as she left .the store and joined the
witness in the phaeton. (Mrs. Bowles
was not introduced at the former trial);
j. nuiuutn ui uiuuiuieiiL citizens were
introduced by the defence, who testi
fied to the unimpeachable character of
the prisoner, Tiw jeyidence was closed
and the. argument opened, v
' In the' coarse of his argnment, Mr. W.
L. Roy all, for the defence, said; Curtis
thought he had met a young lady, with
whom he could take liberties. He- slirj
ped up, and made a mistake. "The plea
of some tattlers that Curtis' Christiani
ty forbade him striking Poindexter in
the store, forbada him also going to the
factory. Sot that sroaJdn't da Na he
saw that ne wasv mart man,' That
wiw me luipuuie LUtv tirrjtva iijtn f.nere,
and he didn't go there armai. bacause
he had been rightly thrashed.- He
knew that under those circumstances
his neck would paythe penalty if he
killed Poindexter, who had rightly
thrashed him. Commenting hponthe
remark of the Commonwealth s attor
ney, "rd rather be Curtis' tfead than
Poindexter liyinjr, Mr.lR6yall declared
"I'd rather be that man pointing to the
Drisoneri tnan au sucn-men as Curtis
that ever lived upon earth' Mr. Roy
all spoke at some length of this nature
of this qnarrel; of the fact that Foin?
dexter ohastiged. Curtis for an insult to
tne ladT ne loved. .1 It misrhf. nave bAn
a rash act in the opinion of some," but
all will . admit ' that- nis 'triotivA was
the highest and noblest that can ani
mate me Human 01-east; only, -to be
mown so num., who naye iyea
was out one word to describe b
had failed to resent the insults-craven
'Argument in the case wag concluded
Thursday, and the case given to the
jury Tmjrsdav afternoon. f t
Richmnb, April 25. John B. Poir-
aexter.lned for fWHRg V. Curtis, has
been convicted of voluntary mansiauirh-
ter. Theury assessed' hiS'PiinihJ4.ep4i
at two yeais m thepenitenuaiy,"
Ms.- ... '! k
yiITM i private letter Mk Steele express.
., ;-,e tlie opinion; that general'' legfelation
will not be gone into'notwithsstanding
tne immense numuer 01 0111s liurouuc-
. 1.1. lu.n. .. .u i t
'i l ton 0 !-? 1 '""J ' i.yiV,'.
CUti op Ames Bead;
- Baltimore,' April 25. Bishop Ames
. rfiiAii this morning iri his seventy-fourth
f 3ar. , ;
tbafc tlie war was over and its questions
Hiscock, of New York, said the ob
ject sought in repealing the election
laws was Democratic victory in 1880,
through the removal of the safeguards
McCook, of New York, sent to the
clerk's desk and had read resolutions of
the New York Legislature condemning
the action of the Democratic party in
Congress with 'regard Jo the appropria
tion bills as amounting practically to
In reply to a question by Tirflay. of
Ohio, he admitted that the resolutions
were passed by a .party vote.
Ellis; of LoiiiatiJl, then proceeded to
argue against the assumption that the
election laws were necessary for the
protection of tjie negroes, and said the
Republican party was the worst enemy
the negro had or ever had; that the ne
gro had been its whole stock in trade.
lue tieoate was tnen continued by
Keifer, of Ohio, Springer, of Illinois.
Cloud and Ewing, of Ohio, who said the
Object, pf ftftcj reconstruction,; measures
naa oeen to produce race antagonism ;
that Congress in that legislation knew
perfectly wen it was "organizing heu
in the fcoutn ana that rederal inter
vention had been the great and lasting
cause pi race uisturoance.
During twiners remarks a message
was received announcing the .passage
of the army appropriation bill by the
Senatewhich was reefivedk with ap
plause on the Democratic sld.
The hour to which the debate had
Ijeefc Jirnite having then expired, the
comraiuee rose- ana tne nouse, at 5
o'clock, adjourned until to-morrow.
CONFIRMATIONS. ' m
Tlie Senate todaV CMTmTneirrlift fnl-
lowirig'tfoMihitiorjaFiiEfin W. Keight
lv. of Michican. to be third auditor of
te treasury ; W. El well Goldsborough,
bf BalrlrnoretJlidIJni&dSa't4s con
sul at Amoy,
Arbltrarj Bale In. Bqssla.
correspondent at ;J$erIuf ,'.Bay$,.t "In St.
Jretersourg one nouse alter anotner is
searched at night and every one whose
passport s round irregular is arrested.
It is said that ?rtrice lahon'off, Russian
ambassador at Constantinople, has
asked ' permission to open- all letters
leaving Constantinople for Russia. .
APRIL 25, 1879
CrNCiKKATT Flour ' dull: famlli 445a5.50.
Wheat firm; red and amber lOOal.05. Corn steady
nd In fair demand at a7a3R. Oats dull at 28aS 1 .
Pork quiet at 10.00. Lard strrjager; current make
5.95, Bulk tneats stronger; shoulders 8.50, short
ribs 4.50, short clear 4-76; bacon in good demand;
shoulders 4 dear riha 5aJA. dear sides 5. Whis
key active and Orm atl.01 . Batter dull, the heavy
recelDts banntr denressed tne market; iancr cream
ery 20, choice Western reserve 14al5, choice Cen
tral Ohio 12al3. Sugar - steady; bards . white
Ki4a8, New Orleans 6a7iA. Hogs steady and
arm; packing ii.u-." ' -
Balttkobx Oats steady; Southern 85a37, Wes
tern white raasft, do muea 82a4.. Pennsyl
vania 83a35. ' Hay market Arm: prime Penn
sylvania and Maryland 12al5. Provisions firm:
mess pork, old 10 50al0.75, new ; bulk meats
loose shoulders 3, clear rib aides 4. per car
load, packed new 4JAa5i; bacon shoulders, old
44k, clear rib sides, new 6, hams, sugu-cured.
Ulaau- Lard refined tierces lnXh. Butter steady;
choice Western packed 16al7, rolls llal4 Cof
fee dull; Bio cargoes lOalo. Whiskey duu at
1.07a& Sugar firm; A soft 8a. ,
Nkw Tom Flour no decided change; No. 2,
2.85a3.10. suDerfine Western and State 8.45a3.55.
commoato gooa extra, western ana mate 3.70a
3.80, good to choice do 3."S5a4.&0; Southern flour
heavy: common to. fair extra 4.10a5.40: good
to ehoioe do B.50a8.50. Wheat ungraded win
ter red l.Ottal.12, Mo, 2 ditto 1.12Vaa Cora
-ungraded 42a43l, No. 3, 40a40& Oats 31aJ4
cooee active, about arm; too quoted la car
goes llal4s, la Job lots llal3ty.- Sugar quiet;
uiD&n oao a-iu, iair vo gooa rea-g owm, prime
64; refined standard A.' 7, granulated
IN order that the people ot Charlotte may treat
themselves to the above luxury, an extra supply
has been ordered and will be sold at prices that
any one can afford.
SPRING STYLES !
M'e cordially Invite ail to insrect our taige mki
!) selected assortment, consisting ( 1
CHINA, GLASS AND CROCKERY.
PLATED WARE AND CUTLERY,
TIN, WOOD AND WILLOW W'AkK,
Lamps, Buckets, Chandeliers, etc., etc.,
All of which we will offer very low. at prli-es t,v
stilt the times
THE LARGEST STOCK EVER 1XHIBITED
A fresh line of those magnificent CRACKERS
has just been opened.
will do well to give us a call, as we are prepared
WHOLESA L K
AS LOW AS ANY NORTHERN HOl'SK.
JNO. BROOKHELD A CO.,
Charlotte, N. C, April 24, 1879.
crushed 8. Molasses Mew Or-
eans 28a42. ; BJoe in fair, demand and steady:
Carolina Quoted at huhk, Louisiana ba(MA.
Pork old mess on soot fl.00a.25. Lard Drime
steam.on spot 6.20a9V. Whiskey 1. 07 & Freights
arm. .. . ;
1111 if he
Memorial Day In Atlanta.'
n-. . . 1
y Atlanta ga,' APW 3PJJ.-iirana pre
parations ate making for tha celebra
tion of memorial daynere to-morrojpv.
Several visitine militarv companies have
jalrerdy arrived and -Gen. Fitzhugh Lee,
or Virginia, arrived to-day ana win ae
liver the memorial address to-morrow
The liichmond . Hussars, of August?.
Edgefield Hussars and Burke County
Hussars had .a tilt at Oglethorpe Park
mis ftiternoon in wnicn tne, iMgeneni
UQsaars weta yietorious, - '
, JET" CREW JAOKSONf BEST SWEET XA r r
This stock of Boots, Shoes, Hats, Trunks, Sc,
embraces every grade, and will be sold as cheap
as the same Uocxis can be sold by any house in
Still Another In Tlcksburg.
Norfolk Quiet; middling Ht4; net receipts
744; gross ; stock 11,318; exports coastwise
: sales 80: exDorts to Great I
Weekly net- receipts 6,440; gross ; sales 750;
exportsttastwlse 2,786; to Great Britain 5,770;
o Dranoe --; conuaeot .;
BiiTiMOBi-Qulet; middling 11; low middling
1 UA a :oa ordinary lOc: net reoeiptt : gross
24; sales 90; stock 5,288; exports coastwise
; spinners ; exports to Great, Britain ;
Weekly net rec'ts 35; gross 1,855; sales 715;
spinners ; exports to Great Britain 646; coast
wise 115; to continent ; to i ranee .
BosTOH Oulet: middling ll&c; low middling
Vi good ordinary iive;nei receipts
2,389; sales ; stock 4,Z5; exports to
Britain . ., -,
Weekly net receipts 5.533; gross 14.697: sales
; exports to wreai i;riiam s,sa
Wn jtfTNSTON Firm : mlddlinc lit: low mid
dling lQc.:-good ordinary 104; net receipts ;
cross : saies : swc& i.oow; Buumcrs : ex
ports coastwise ; to GYeat Britain ; to Con-
nent : to channel .
1 Weekly net receipts 290; gross ; sales 149;
xDorts coastwise 90K: to Great Britain ' : to
Continent t U " France ; spinners ; to
channel ;snipments .
PTrrr.ATw.raiA Mrm; ! middling . 1 1& ; low
middling 11 tie: good ordinary llfec; net receipts
167; gross 243; sales ; spinners ; stock
: exDorts to Great antain .
Weeklv net receiots 422. cross 2.847: sales
"2,579; spinners 2,120; coastwise ; Conttaf ;
to Great Britain ; stock 10,00 .
' Augusta Firm; middling lllfcc,: low mid
dling 10c.;good ordinary lOic; receipts 286;
sniDments : saies m: stock .
Weekly net receipts 540; shipments 1,342;
sales l,207spuuiers. ; stock 5,949.
Charleston Steady; mlddllns; lllfec; low mid
dling 11.; good ordinary 10 Vic; net receipts
421; gross .; sales ,B00: stock 9,268; exports
coastwise ; ureal Britain ; ranee
Continent to channel.
weekly net receipts 1.317; gross ; saies 1.-
250; exports coastwise 69; 10 Continent 8X70;
to ureal Britain -; to ranee ; to cnan-
New YoRKSteady; sales 6244, mid uplands
llEc, middling Orleans 11.; consolld'd net re
oeipts ; exports to ureat untaui .
Weekly net 113 2,976; gross 12,701; exports
to Great Britain 3j033; to Continent 150; to
France sales f ,009; stogk 180,314,
COHPA&ATirjS 00TT0K BTATSUXST.
Net receipts at all United States ports
,- during the week....
Same week last year.'. .......... i .'i ... .
Total receipts to tnis xiate
Don't fall to call and get a supply of luxuries for
Will do well tb call and examine this stock, as
it is especially adapted to the trade of North and
South Carolina, and will be sold at wholesale or
retail on most reasonable terms.
Corner Tryon and Sixth Streets,
Comer Tryon and Sixth Streets,
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
CHARLOTTE, N. C,
a P. CALDWELL.. .
This house is permanently established and p tiers
all the conveniences and comforts of a flrstrclass
boarding house. Persons visiting the city will find
tt a pleasant home. Permanent boarders wanted.
Can be furnished with rooms.
BATES Per day. transient. $1.25: per week.
$8.00. Regular table, 813.00; board and room
per month, S18.00. 1
To Charlotte are Invited to call and examine our
stock, as they will find it most complete in every
respect, and cheaper than ever before.
W. S. FORBES, Agent,
. Smttfi & Forbes' Old-Stand, Trade St
BREAD, CAKES AND PIES, fresh every day.
WE can with confidence recommend them as
the very best manufactured, using none but
the very best materials.
' W. N. PRATHER,
Trade Street, first door above the old Market
M P E R I A L
VicKsburg, 'April 25 J, T. Bride
well whs nrnhahlv -f sit.nl Tv ' shnl. , lasr.
night He says he was shot by F. M. kportsfor the...T.y
Aiiuicws, tt uiuwvi uj. v. xi. Aiiurews, 1 same week last year..
who was killed last montl?.
Acieptipg tbe Situatior. ,
MrW ATownsend, the Jfew york
DUblkhr.the'inarf'laffe of whoae daugh
ter to his coachman and house servant
has just come to light has accepted the
situation and acknowledged the coach
man, Weeks, as his son-inrlaw. He is
toJtaTje caraof Ms daughter until his
onB-Iaw M abt trido coi and the latter"
promise to bestjc hirqserf. with a view
of providing a boie for his'-wjf e. The
husband has full permission -.to visit at
Mr. Townsend's, and the wife Is to visit
her husband a pleasure at his mother's
pome. '';iti.v;.; ;o t , , .
Total exports to this date. . . .
" to same date last year....
Stock at all United States ports ........
, " . . ; " " ' same
time last year .v. ...
Stock at all Interior towns . ...
- j " - . ? ; s me time
last year..... .........
StoCltTirpool. . aU ...
" - 'rrr, -i'amfitime last year.
Block of American afloat for G, BtJ&h,
game tune last year,
SCBIBNEB'S ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE
FOB 6IBLS ASS BOTS.
AHJDpAf CHILDKKN'S MAQAZISX.
Messrs. Scribner A Co.. in 1873. betran the mibll-
cation of ST. Nicholas, an Illustrated Magazine
for Girls and Boys, with Mrs. Mary Mapes Dodge as
editor. Five years have passed since the first num
ber was issued, and the magazine has won the
highest position. It has a monthly circulation of
ovib 50,000 copsm.
it Is published slmultaneoualr la London and
New York, and the transatlantic recognition is al- - DEALER IN
most as general and hearty as the American. Al
though the progress of the magazine has been a "DT?T?"I3 ATT? T3"T?rPT?T
steady advance, it has not reached Its editor's Ideas Dili III IX ilJjj, 1 Uiv X ililV
JOSEPH FISCHESSER, Proprietor.
S?f.KtKta8ry rapid,-wd Kuncheck
l8.a11 e blood 01 body.' Dr. vBuU's
Anture, , by its peculiar influence, kills IbesC
J2? yftoB toe blood, removes aUposst
blechance pf disease establishing itself. -
- The dlsccycry of the circulation of the blond wju
11 the blood be full oflmibtttiiles. Its clrcuinVinn
whichProvldence Intended as KlrfeSS
barney Hence we should cleanse StoJESr9af
owdalis the greatSouthern Bmedy - -
vr4 jw ,-... . .
Ji ;z y - - ' .,,1:
j" ' L-H Jfef.mm .. .-MtiUtW si
in! !Iw5rdw0t tWty years Mrs. WlnsloWs Booth
ff abir wwwmacn, relieves wind callo'. remlatea
LttkrpoolNoon Moderate inquiry. Uplands
o)8 x, uneans, o i-ioa., low miuaung upianas ,
gooa orainary upiauas , eramary upianas
sales 8.000. specuianon and export 1,000, re-
12.100. all American. , Futures 1-32 better.
nds low middline clause: A Dill delivery 611-
AdiII and Mar . Mar and June ft 1 1-32. June
August and September 6 15-32, September and
pjtoDer itietooer anH uoveaiber . Lw
onu April ,
ales for ; the week .'. . . . . . . ,
1 nerican .
speculation.. .. .i. ........ ..
fXpOrt. f-V; . ..'.
ctual espprts.,. , w . , , .....
Imports.,,, : ; . . . -American...
..... ., . '. 'A', -.
dwck.'. .. . . ::..vk .t
Afloat. w.-',, . .
J WiEKif GcrrtAB.ThIs week's circular of the
uverpooi votton Brokers' Association says: Cotton
was-iff' moderate" demand early in the week and
in wes ior some aesenpooas were is jayor : m t n
er On Wednesdar and Thursday business f
creased and' the- market was :nnBi American wi
in ran dauv nnnpt . it iImmiimwi u nnri in ti
treek, but has since rallied, and Thursday quota
tlons were eenemllv mnAtui bi Taianri ma t
fair demand and advanced half penny to one pen
I T. JrUtUTOfl nnATlAil fitaaHv K,,t nn C.h,l.. U-U
day and Tuesday, with considerable pressure i
and the magazine as swiftly follows after. - To-day
or. iuuuolas stanas
' ' The arrangements for literary and art contribu
tions for the new volume the sixth are comolete.
drawing from already favorite sources, as well as
rrom promising sew ones. sir. frank a. mock
ton's new serial story for boys, -
"a joiiT xxLfjowsan,' .
he twelve monthly parts,-e-
For the girls, a con-
Will run thi
number 'for November. 1 878. the
oi me voiume, ana wui dh uiustratea di
The storv Is one of travel and advent
in Florida ana the. .Bahamas.
"HALF A DOZEN ROCBXXXXFKBS,"
... if'r; .fir . m
By Katharine D. Smith, with illustrations by Fred-
ricg iHeiman, Begins in tne same number; ana a
so : serial pj susaa txmnage, entuiea "Jye-
giii," wnu piem7 otps
Zl 111 HIB TUIUDllt. i lll
WINES & LIQUORS,
: ; And the best brands of Cigars.
Agent for Fred Laser's celebrated Herding Beer.
Keeps fresh bottled Beer on hand from Bergner &
Engel. Philadelphia. Sold by the dozen at a rea
sonable price. All my customers can be furnished
at home with the best Beer in town. .
ALSO A ITNjg
Tryon Street, opposite Charlotte HoteL
",;.' 'triiPTr lMson's TowgB,w .
Written by Julian' Hawthorne, and Illustrated by
Alfred Fredericks. About the other familiar fea
tures of St. Nicholas, the editor preserves a good
feumgjgd silenoe, content, perhaps, to let her five
volumes aftelsid, praphesy oonoerRlng the
sixth, In respeot to shoft lisr'plrjurgs, soems.
humor, Instructive sketches, and the lure ana ioiti
pf "Jack-ui-the-Pulpit," the "Very Little Folks"
department, and: the ."Letter-obx,'.', and "BJddle-
Terms, $3.00 a year: 25 cents a number. Sub
scriptions received by the publisher of this paper,
and by all booksellers and Bostmasters. Persona
wishing to SuDsctpje direct with the publishers
nouia write name.
mil., and send
money order, or
, - SCRIBNER & CO., '
dec 10 743 Broadway, New. York.
wcroe mreGt wipn tne puousners
me, postofflce, county and Staie, in
with' remittance; m' chckTK ffi'
registered letter to lT,
- Bottled Lager Beer,
W .ALE AND POSTER,
Is comer Trade and goundary Aveaua, JjellFei
to any part pf the city, free of charge for S1.00 per
dozens A -' -
I All orders left at John Togel's tailor shop will re
celve prompt attention.
Bishop D. a Doggett (Southern Metli.)
ft is an excellent corrective of indigestion. Have
used It with prompt beneficial results.
Rev. Dr. Mangum, Prof . rjniversity of N. C.
I concur with Bishop Doggett in his estimate of
the Test Pocket Cure.
Rev. E. A. Yates, p. E. N. C. Conference.
It has benefitted me. Send another package.
Rev. Leroy M. Lee, D. D., Meth. Hlst'n.
I am never without it at home or abroad. It Is
an antidote to lndlgestipn. Uneasiness ate a
meal or purging 18 checked and the bowels regula
ted. Its merits are attested by numbers of nigh
character. I have seen a " trled-everything " dys
peptic of fifteen years relieved by one dose,
Rev. Drs. Jter, Brpaddus, Dickinson (pap.
It is endorsed by the (Wrect personal testirhpjiy
of men of national fame and Of strictness of
speech. It is not too much to say that no medicine
ever had such support in its favor as a specific.
The word of any one of the eminent divines who
underwrite this antidote to dyspepsia has deserted
weight Their united witness joined with the ex
perimental use and approval of the preparation by
well-known physicians, removes all doubt. It l',
beyond question, a wonderful therapeutical agent.
Editors Religious Herald, Ya.
Rev. R.L. Dabney, LL. D., Ham. Sid. Col., Va.
It is highly esteemed here by the regular Medi
cal Faculty and the people. It is excellent for in
digestion and flatulent colic sedative, soporific,
tonic, slightly aperient, without nausea.
SOLD BT ALL DRUGGISTS.
; For sale by:
DR. T. C. SMITH, Charlotte, N. C.
ODELL, RAGAN ft CO., Greensboro, ijJ. v,
THEO. F. KLUTTZ, Salisbury, N. p.
" mar 20-dw
A PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERN'OP,
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, I
Ralkigh, March 10th, 1879. '
Whxbxas; Official information has been received
at this Department that N. B. TAILOR, late of
the county of Moore, stands charged with the mur
der of & W. Seawell; and whereas, it appears that
the said N. B. Taylor has fled the State, or so con
ceals himself that the ordinary process of law can
not be served upon him; T
Now, therefore, I, THOMAS J. JARTIS. Gover
nor of the State of North Carolina, by virtue of au
thority In me yested by law. do isstfe this my m
clamaWnrI' rrm bl Tw Htoded m
N. B. Taylor to the Sherlfl of Moore county. flUf
Court House In Carthage, and I do enjoin all pm
eers of the State and all good citizens to assist in
bringing said criminal to justice. ., . .
Done at our city of Raleigh, the tenth dayoi
March, 1879, and in the 10d year of American
Independence. THOS. J. JABVIS.
By the Governor:
Lkb & OvkRMAK, Private Secretary.
- ? SD. t .Wrfr- fl ' '..
Taylor is about 83 years of are, aoout R feet 6
Inches high, well set and will weigh about 10 'DS"
and when last seen wore a heavy beard.
... ,' Choice and Fresh,
FOR PIONTING OR EATING,
Just received by