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Ladles ftuymn-aiBapl? M SunJJjsbttJlaa will
inn! the best assortment at the lowest prick at .
ELIAS & COHElf S.
They wl$ AfcflW? gotds to.Bthemupon
Whlch they can save money. Our stock of Fancy
and Staple .
lsnow complete, among which inayf be .found a
full supply of nouse Furnishing Goods, Sheeting
and Plll0W Casings lu Linen and Cotton, Linen
Table Damask to White, Slate, Bed and Yellow;
pets, Bugs, Mattings and Oil Cloths.
Our stock of Embroidery and Trimmings to large,
.nrt will be found Tery cheap. Bo will our stock of
HOSIERY." GLOVES.' HINDI
SET8, FANS AND TIES.
Ask to see our Ten Cents Linen Cambric Hand-
i.,ir and 2 Sun Umbrellas. Tod will find
them cheap, and everything else In proportion.
Call and see us. It will pay you.
VTIIOLESALE AND RETAIL
A Full tine of
CHEAP BEDSTEADS !
CHEAP BEDSTEADS !
PABLOB AND CHAMBER SUITS !
PARLOR AND CHAMBER SUITS !
tW COFFINS of all kinds on hand. -Ml
tW COFFINS of all kinds on hand.
No. 5 West Tradk Sthket.
tff- Ladles' and Gentlemen's Burial Robes a
TT nil RE
Nxt to PoeTomci.
Slock is very Lar. . arid embraces a Full iJnp of
''AHLtlll, iCHAMBlsR; DINING BOO
" l-ic.il 1 .
' AH Goods Packed Free of Charge'
&Wt (Zoa&s, WatMtiQ, Set
We have Just received per express some hand
some Lace striped
In Black, Drab and Cream colors. Also
in momle patterns. Don't fail to look at our
Black and Colored Silks, Summer Silks, Silk Gren
adines In stripes and Brocades. A second stock of
White and Colored Linen Lawns. The handsom
est stock of
In the market Also a second stock of Lace and
Lisle Gloves and Mitts, in all colors.
Orders promptly filled.
T. L. SEIGLE Sc CO.,
Opp. Charlotte Hotel, Tryon st, Charlotte, N. C.
RIDLEY A SONS' NEW YORK CELEBBATED
5 CENT COUNTER
II. MORRIS & BRO'S.
ARTICLES SOLD FOR
WORTH 25 CENTS.
Useful In every househotd and needed by every
Don't fall to call and see those wonderful
Although all cotton goods have advanced by the
late rise of cotton, we are still selling all our
at reduced rates. We invite everybody to inspect
our large stock of
SHOES, HATS, &C.
H. MORRIS A BROS.
.April 8a '-
,,i'i -rtfll ti
W. KAUFMAN A CO.
We have made the1 experiment of purchasing $
stock so complete as to inciuae vne iwjt uMvcnWq
Sn. 8, XOUVn p, UJ q tU imwm
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We 'tovlW 'iubilc Inspection; and we are, at an
- j- huiiiAMinnii m uncus, -ecu
garment wnicn is soia at our uww -
BeaT represented, and in price less than can. be
bought elsewhere, .we couuhuo , .
; BLT1E FLAiVNEL ; SITS
Cheapeif than any other house, as we did the i pasj
geawn, and they have gained the reputation of her
n nta haat in th marked. ,; ......' .A u t"rf uS
ffce "present thfs season tq the consumer a fine
nne oi j, ; j i 4 -j.j; i aoj r i-'. -
Beofs, Sti oes and Slippers,
Including the best makes In the country. . There
Ti h Vmrf in miF atvk n. rtomnlete line Of
fine Felt; Stiff and Straw Hats, and any kind of
flinfimn'a Kurhtehlne Goods. Don t purchase
before you examine ourstocKi W tb,e ctjeiRes
Can be had at
W. KAUFMAN & CO.'S,
Corner Trtde and Tryon Sts.,.
Charlotte. N. C.
A Fable forthelistraetiem of Mr. Hayrs. ;
From Uncle Sam.
A wild bull and an ass one day,
By chance met In a narrow way,
' , Where each against the rock must squeeze,
If they would pass along with ease.
The bull, though of an Iron will,
With deferential air stood still,
- And said, "Now half the road Is thine,
- And half the space by right Is mine;
- So let us choose the friendly plan,
And move along as best we can."
"Not so," the stubborn ass replied,
Whof blinded by his foolish pride,
Mistook the traveler's civil air
For evidence of craven fear.
"The right of way Is mine alone,
And you must back, while I move on;
Or else I'll stand here as you see
Till you shall starve or yield to me."
Now, angered at conceit so great,
The bull at once cut short debate,
And bowing low his massive head,
He tossed the braying quadruped
So far upon his airy road,
A spreading oak received the load.
The ass found all his efforts vain
To disengage himself again,
. And there he would be hanging still,
, A mark for crow or raven bilL
But people came from miles around,
To saw the limbs and pad the ground,
And worked for hours ere they could free
That foolish creature from the tree.
O HSERVAT1 ONS.
An exchange says that Napoleon IV is always
poring over books. He never reigns, but he pores.
N. T. Herald.
The PhlladelDhla Euenina Bulletin, sneaking of
the great distillery at Peoria, says : ' 'Our advice is
'drink deep,' but taste not the Peorian spring."
An organ pleasantly remarks: "This Is the seed
time of Republicanism." Undoubtedly. The en
tire crop will be ripe and ready to thrash out next
year. Atlanta Constitution.
Whitelaw Reld, In one of his recent poems, sang:
"We've got 'em, we've eot 'em." We knew he
get 'em If he didn't let that Tribune basement beer
alone. Chicago Times.
"What." asks a correspondent. "Is the meaning
of Shelley's 'Eplpsychldlon?'" We are not per
fectly certain, but it sounds wonderfully like the
name of some new ague medicine. Hawkeye.
The balmy evenings are near at hand when the
bewitching maiden stoops to conquer, and her
sniveling companion encroucnetn on tne step De-
low and says he's so glad "the sprig dibe has cub
The would-be assassin of the Czar Is said to have
been a school teacher, but he must have been a
miserable one. for any school teacher who could
miss at two paces certainly Isn't fit to teach young
Ideas how to shoot Boston Courier.
Two years ago Boston had only four legitimate
tneatres, and oi tnese tne uiooe was closed, mow
six are open, and a seventh Is talked of. In Phila
delphia, within the same time, the number has
been increased from three to six.
A Rhode Island woman went to the cemetery to
weep over the grave of her fourth husband, she
found a strange woman doing the weeping for her,
and there was a fight, a hair-pull, a howl, and all
further tears were declared "oft."
Alexander Stephens well, what We were going
to say about him is that when his shirt is hung out
to dry it looks like one leg of a drawers with a
Dosom into it. And u we naa Knew we were going
to get so much grammar Into that paragraph we
never would nave written n.jawiceye.
Governor Bishop, of Ohio, who wants a re noml-
- nation, is very much displeased witn tne sudden
movement of great men in his direction. He has
come East, with the understood deslen of setting
the use of somebody's bar'l to keep the way for
small men o pen . Philadelphia Tones.
BILLS IS THE ROUSE.
Nuriu Carolina Measures Introduced Last
Monday Under Ihe Call of States.
From the Record, of Tuesday.
Mr. Vance introduced a bill for the
relief of S. D. Plena mons, of North Car-
lina; which was read a first and second
time, and referred to the committee of
ways and means.
Mr. V ance also introduced a Dili ior
the relief of R. L. McConnaughey, of
North Carolina ; which was read a first
and second time, and referred to the
committee of claims.
Mr. Armfield introduced a bill to
amend and repeal certain sections of
the Revised Statutes of the United
States and to require all prosecutions
for offenses against the revenue laws of
the United States to be upon indict
ment ; which was read a first and sec
ond time, referred to the committee on
the judiciary, and ordered to be printed.
Air. Scales introduced a joint resolu
tion declaring the construction to be
placed upon the fifteenth section of the
act making appropriations for the sup
port of the army for the fiscal year end
ing June 80, 1879, and for other pur
poses ; which was read a first and second
time, referred to the committee on the
iudiciarv. and ordered to be printed.
Mr. Scales also tor Air. uavis, or
North Carolina) introduced a bill for
the relief of James Y. Whitted. of North
Carolina: which was read a nrst and
second time, and referred to the com
mittee of claims.
Mr. Scales also (for Mr. Davis, of North
Carolina) introduced a bill for the relief
of VV . & x). C. Halliburton, oi j onn
Carolina: which was read a first and
second time, and referred to the com
mittee of claims.
Mr. Kitchin introduced a bill to allow
emnlovers to Dav their employes in to
bacco or cigars without being subject
to a license tax as wholesale or retail
dealers ; which was read a first and sec
ond time, referred to the committee of
wavs and means, and ordered to De
Mvsteiious Disappearance of a Studcut at tne
University of Virginia.
Special to the Elchmond Dispatch.
Chaklottesville, May 6. Mr. A.W,
r,rawford. of Louisville. Ky a student
at the University, mysteriously disa-
peared from his room at the U niversi-
jy, on Tuesday lasi. xuere j o umuy
theories in reaard to the matter. He
was a young man oi most exemplary
character, and all ideas in regard to
hoax or a desisn to deceive are enrown
aside at once. He left his room as if
ta take a walk for recreation. He left
his best clothing, his watch, his books
open, and his lamp Durning,asii w ue u
- . w i . 1 C A 1 -.1.
Hani, nil , a itiw miiiuLca. -l ui ouiuc ujo
abnrehehsions were felt by his f rienc
and acauaintances. which were increas
ed by the fact that he was known to have
received a consideraoie sum oi money
on the dav he lett, and toui piay is
painfully suspected. These apprehen
sions increased upon his non-appear-
nnrT excited his fellow-students so
much that study was impossible, and
yesterday lectures were suspended. The
students tumea out m a.uouj. Buuuimg
ih nonntrv north and west of the Uni
versity ior nve or Six iuues, .xeaviug
hnrdiv a leaf unturned that might hide
hia hndv. Nothins was discovered. To-
daf thelcountry south! and east was
searcnea, dui wiinouc results, iuueoq
YPirimeTit has been produced oy tue
affair throutrhout the whole commu
nity. . .
- , . ' Emigrants Returning Hnm? . ,
St. TjOtjij?. May 6. About one hun
dred and forty Southern refugees, men,
women and children arrivedThere.to-.
day from Kansas, and left on the steam.
er liowara uns eveuuig iui uiicn iutm
er homes in warren county, juiss. xney
give an unfavorable account of their
reception and treatment in Kansas, and
expressed mucn pleasure " uenig uuim
to return to. the South., They , were
abundantly supplied wicn an necessary
for their trip down the liver by inter
ested parties here, ' -
BRIEF NEWS ITEMS.
Speaker Randall is to stamp Califor
nia after the adjournment o Congress,
and Mr. Blaine is to make some speech
es in Ohio. i
The Pennsylvania Railroad, during
the month of April, averaged daily i
about five car-loads of emigrants for i
The national women's suffrage asso
ciation convened at St. Louis Wednes- i
day. It was attended by the oldest and i
most prominent workers in the cause.3 i
The Pennsylvania Democratic State
central committee met at Harrisburg,
Wednesday, and decided to hold the
State convention on July 16th, at Har
risburg. A. P. Davis, the 4eading Adventist
and abettor of Freeman, who sacrificed
his daughter at Pocasset, is thought to
be hopelessly insane, and his arrest is
The Senate judiciary committee have
decided to report adversely on the nom
ination of D. T. Corbin, of South Caro
lina, for the position of chief justice of
Utah Territory; -; -
Mr. Martin, of North Carolina, was
the only Republican who voted for the
Ladd bill to prevent military interfer
ence with elections, when it passed the
All of Mrs. Nellie Grant Sartoris'
bridesmaids except two Miss Barnes
and Miss Fish are now married. Miss
Bessie Conkling was the sixth of those
eight young ladies.
There was a terrific explosion of gas
in the Stanton shaft of the mine at
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Tuesday. Several
miners were terribly injured and a
conflagration followed. The mine was
flooded to extinguish the fire.
The argument in the Cox case at At
lanta, Tuesday, took place before the
largest and most distinguished audience
ever gathered in a Georgia court house.
The interest was intense, and over one
hundred ladies were absorbed specta
Hon. J. Randolph Tucker, member of
Congress from Virginia, whose eyesight
has been seriously impaired for some
time, was successfully operated upon
Tuesday, m Baltimore, tor cataract in
the right eye. Should no inflammation
take place during the process of healing
it is confidently expected that his sight
will be almost entirely restored.
During the progress of the Mississip
pi valley convention, in session at
Vicksburg, Miss., Tuesday, a telegram
was received from St. Louis announc
ing the return of 48 colored men who
had been furnished transportation by
the Wyandotte (Kansas) relief commit
tee, to their homes in the vicinity of
The annual meeting of the stockhold
ers of the Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad
Company was held at Norfolk, Va.,
Tuesday. The annual report snows tne
net earnings for the last fiscal year to
have been $150,321. John M. Robinson
was re-elected president, and Moncure
Robinson, Nalbro Frazier, Enoch Pratt,
R. C. Hoffmau, Richard Dickson and
D. A. Barnes directors.
The material which exploded in the
freight tram at Stratford, Ontario, Mon
clay, was blasting powder. No cause for
the explosion has been ascertained
Three lives were lost and three men
were seriously and three slightly injur
ed, all employes of the company. The
car was being shunted, at the time ot
the explosion. The loss on the proper
ty and freight in transit was $25,000.
A dispatch from Kansas City, Mo.,
states that Col. John T. Crisp, who was
the Democratic nominee for Congress
in that district last fall, but was defeat
ed by Judge Sawyer, who ran as an in
dependent candidate, supported by the
Republicans, was stabbed Monday at-
ternoon by Ben. J. Franklin, the late
member. There had been a good deal
of bad blood between the two, as Crisp
and his friends claim that Franklin
secretly opposed him, though voting for
him. and hence, alter a long and angry
conversation, a scuffle ensued, during
which Franklin drew a knife and stab
bed Crisp in the stomach, though it is
said not fatally,
SOUTH CAROLINA ITEMS.
Kev. Ellison Capers delivers the me
morial address at Greenville.
The Cheraw & Chester Railroad took
in 100 for treieht and passengers m
one day at Chester last week.
Mr. W. B. Cauthen. a 90-year old citi
zen of Lancaster county, shot and killed
a crow last Thursday at the distance ot
Minor Hannah, a colored blacksmith
a Bock Hill, was found dead last Tues
day afternoon, near the town. Whis
key and billious colic.
The Register says there is a rose-bush
in coiumoia wnicn ceased 10 Dioom
when Sherman burned the city, and
never bloomed again until Hampton
was declared Governor.
Last Sunday night, at the Methodist
church in Chester, wnuei tne oeneuic
tion was being pronounced, a lamp ex
pioded in the organ gallery,
nr 0ii ran down: to tlie ftn
ms oil ran down: xo uie nrsc noor, out
f J ft 1 L
fortunately the flames were extinguish
ed and no one was mjureu.
Last week, at Lancaster, a mulatto
lunatic, Tom Crimminger, made a des
perate assault upon Mr, Hardin, presi
dent of the Cheraw & Chester Railroad.
Mr. Hardin knocked his assailant down
in order to protect himself from his
violence. The lunatic is now in jail,
and will be sent to the asylum.
The General Assembly,, at the last
session, having, by concurrent resolu
tion, required the Attorney General to
thoroughly investigate the ; charges
against the Charlotte, Columbia & Au
gusta Railroad Company of violations
of their charter in the matter of freight
charges and other ; important ; particu
lars, and also the charges against the
said eompany of habitually obstructing
and continuing to obstruct free trans
portation of freights from their track
to the track of the South Carolina Rail
road Company, the Attorney General
requests ail persons having information
or evidence in their possession pertain
ing to said charges, to furnish him with
written statements thereof at once.
Farmer lnud lechanlcj
There is something ludicrous . in the
fact that a few weeks ago,-when Con
gressman Garheld was ;; denouncing
Southern men and Southern measure
of every description, he had just trans
mitted, through (Jen. Scales, a check to
Eay for- certain gold mmmg propertiesi
e had purchased in Randolph, county.
Oongressruan James VVUsoi has. also
invested in Montgomery, m- After all
these men know where to put their mo
ney to make it do the most goott pon-
l tics ov no. ,
In the early part of every season there Is a natural
as standard authority In the fashionable world. Our
telllgent readers that the Information given below Is
Several changes have taken place, both in shape
mand In Spring Garments Is oar new
It has many admirers among those who prefer new
anoe and cut from Cheviots of the newest designs.
Our Si. Nicholas Cutaway Frock, with three or four
of Spripg textures.
In shape and style retains its hold In popular favor.
ments of a gentleman's wardrobe. The materials are
Out Paints stock Is complete, with every mwelty to
tlvated tastes, and In fine Felts and Straw Goods we
Our Neck Wear assortment is almost unlimited In
sity ScarL Unique and very elegant
InWhiteYesU we have a State reputo'Uon, and we
counters, only reliable and standard goods, and to the
We Invite the attention of all, both far and near,
of Inspection before payment of bill
April 27, 1879.
COME AND SEE BEFORE BUYING
Ever shown in this city.
April 22, 1879.
Via Steamers to Portsmouth,
est Possible Time to all Points South and bouthwest.
NO DRAYAGE, NO COMMISSION, NO HANDLING EXPENSE?, MINIMUM INSURANCE.
Mark Goods plainly via SeaLoard Air-Line. Freight received at any hour ot the day, and Through Bills of Liding Issued at Steamship Wharves or offi
ces of the Line. For Information as to Tariff, Schedules, sc., apply to eitner or ine onaersigneo.
We have this day added to our stock a splendid
line of Buntings in
Also, an excellent lot of BLACK GRENADINES,
from 20c to $1.25; and a general line of new and
desirable Dress Goods at the most reasonable
A Special lot of
Dress and TrimmingSilks
New thlnss In HOSIERY AND GLOVES,;
An early Inspection! of the above wul heto your
interest. ' - .
x - ; rj-,1i St-.'..' u
, Yon will find our atook of SPRING AND SUM
tfcit CLOTHING the most complete In the mar
ket, at our well-known and popular low prices. . .
O R- T1 A TST T I
desire to know what are the newest, latest and most fashionable styles, and also who are recognized . ?
relations to, and dealings with the public, and the
authentic reliable and correct.
and pattern, of fabrtcs Men's Garments, of which
j -' , - , i ,
WEST END SACK.
shapes and ideas instead of adhering to the old tlmc -
buttons, front cut a trifle longer, giving It a neai and
PRINCE ALBERT FROCK,
Its length is a little longer than last season,
French Castings, Granites and various patterns of
fahrira, and the slopes are rjerfect In wir Hat department we Invite the Inspection of the most cnV
are confident of universal approval. '' '
devices of shades and styles, but boasts particularly
wiU only assert "progress'' In this season's selections.; Our efforts have been to Place upon our
rapid Imreaseof our bM
and their advantages will be the same, for we will send
eiyr E. D. LATTA & BRtX, The People's Clotheirsi
FINEST LOT OF CLOTHING
Remember that we are the rulers in 13P Low
L. BERW ANGER
n w ""..u, g jiff"
Va., and thence all Rail and Through Cars, Enabling.Quick-
K. S. FINCH, South Western Agent,
T. T. SMITH. Agent C. C. Railway, Charlotte, N. C.
F. W. CLARK, General Freight Agent, )
Prof. Hertz's Great German Hair Restorative.
The best preparation for the Hair now known. It
gradually restores gray hair to Its natural color,
producing a luxuriant growth, eradicates scruff and
dandruff, cures all diseases of the scalp, prevents
the hair from falling out and relieves neuralgia In
tho haaA nni hAmi!uhA. Trv it. Pre oared by
I XANTHINE CO., Elchmond. Va , and for sale by
j all Druggists.
i P. J. CREW & CO.,
Manufacture all the standard varieties of
Which they offer at lowest prices.
y THY OUR DIXIE SOAP. Si
These Fills will prevent and cure Dyspepsia.
They are an unrivalled Dinner Pill, mild aperient,
and admirably adapted as a family medicine. They
are used by the most cultivated people in our
coantzy, and are extensively used by physicians In
their practice. Sold by Druggists generally. Send
for circular. E. B. BECKWiTH, Sole Manufactur
er, Petersburg, Va. , - ; -i
ST. LOUIS, MO.,
Say: Colden's Llebig's Liquid extract of Beef Is a
very agreeable article of diet, and particularly use
ful when tonics are required, being tolerated when
other forms of animal food are rejected. In Dlp
therla, Malarial Typhoid levers. Weakness, and
every depressing disease, we have prescribed It
with great success. Sold by all Druggists.
mme& mm hsikh
We will pay gen a Salary ot 1UU per momn
and expiise, or mUow a Inrge cwnmiMion, toaeil our
sew and wouderfiri invcDtiotis. We tte wiM ve mn
Simple frte. Addreu Haiuui A Co Xantall Xich,
A DAT to Agents canvassing for the "Fik
flmx VEaToa." Terms ana outnt free. Ad
dress P. a VICKEBT, Augusta, Maine.
dUrTT' a month and expenses guaranteed to
3& I Agents. Outfit free Shaw & Co., Aogus
ADVERTISEMENT of 4 lines Inserted one week
1 In 300 newspapers for 810. Send 10c for
100 page pampblet. G; P. ROWELL 4 CO.,, 10
Spruce street, NY, r , , f
The undersigned is now prepared to fill all orders
for every class of Undertaking. Having on hand .
full assortment of "
COFFmS, CASKETS AND BURIAL CASE3.1
Both Wood and Metallc
PBICKS AS LOW JLS AHI.
Hearses famished If desired.
Furniture ot every Description Bepalred at sner
' ,u ff . '! ? tnottee ll jz
V. M. WTI.TTy.TiM,
I With E. G. Sogers, Trade Street.
general standing of our . house, will assure an, in- :
..... ' iiio-,y:
special mention will he made. The latest de-.
- ; '., .
om styles of the past very stylish in appear ,
graceful appearance, are made up in every variety ? ;
and It is one of the most useful among the gar
upon the very recent Introduction of the Univer
goods to any section on approval, with privilege
-i- "' i :
Prices for Fine Clothing.
& BRO., Fine Clothiers and Tailors.
0ok& and tatiiyttfl ,
CITY BOOK STORE,
. A well selected Stock of j; ,. . '
Including Note, Letter, Sermon, Legal and Fools
cap, which they propose to sell cheap for cash.
Also French Paper of every description, with Enl
velopes to match.
Also Paper in boxes, to suit the most fastidlousi.
SOCIAL ETIQUETTE OF NEW YORK. ;
1A standard treatise upon the laws of good society
n New York.
Congress Tie Envelopes; a new lot lust fecetredi
Edward Todd & Co.'s Celebrated .
A Pen by some considered superior to a Gold Pen '
TTDDY & BRO. are also
Celebrated Rubber ;
agents for Emerson
and any orders given them will receive prompt at '
E. BUTTERICK ft CO.'S METROPOLITAN
For May, 1879, Just received at ' . ,
CASH PAID FOR BAGS. : ' '
D. 8. MAXWXIX.
C . AKBfflO"
Tl fAXWELL k HARRISOVT
commission ; ;r
,J , , , . i, - ,
Buy and sell on eonslgnment all kinds of :
MERCHANBISE AND COUNTRY PB0DUCE;
- Will give strict personal
attention to aQ business entrusted to our care.
Four doors above Charlotte Eotel. -
dec3 4 " ' - ' ' '
IN CASH WILL PURCHASE
A Power Print' Press, Gurn9yjnr''9, oM
style se of feed 40 taetes. V sail r ' I
it" -Ucei It a new one Adars J. C 1 A. t,
e.ior Enterprise a ad iioonuuaeer, Gfen. ...?
ac Sc;3 . :-"