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' ,rv WEEKLY LEDGER.
Dec 21, 1878.
"P?-vll communications on business
Anhl Imj addressed to -I lie Weekly
ii .Ma nmv close a lollotm:"-
i'or iluHuiin, dally, Sundiiy excepted.
6. A. M
yor Chatham. county, ;once i
' n. nrtu-e onens Tor delivery
Jin . . 1 ii
!U - ' ill :A XTIITT V l M
"Local ml vertisements -cost 10 cents per
line. , . ! 4j
Ainerry Christmas to.
Boys, be careful how Von manage fire-
The Mayor's, court was jively one day
this e k: ; !
We bear of several new citizens coin-
im'amoug u? j !
Be"-intbe ew lear
thi"" good. Take the Lkikh;k.
Wagons Uaded with furniture, old
stoves makes our streets lively.
Look out -boys it's a violation ol the
tnu-n onihiince to pon crackers on the
street. . ,
Ait r this year there
will be '-oner or
two hack lines 'between Chapel Hill and
Durham. j -j . ,
Don't forget the sale
of proerty by
F. A. Davis Agent, on -Tuesday Iet
Now that winter has come in good
earnest, let those who
member the poor.
lave plenty re-
For nice, .rich sweet milk and good
butter milk, call at Mrs. Thompson's,
where you will be supplied.
i i , - i -
The Baptists swe .believe, are. the only-
denomination that will give its Sabbath
School an entertainment jQhristmas."
Come and See Me.t-1 have- just re
reived a nice fresh lot of candles misiris.
lutts, oranges and everything nice tor
Christmas. Call and supply yourselves
at prices as cheap as the- cheapest. Make
the hearts of your little children lean
for joy by visiting me and laying in your
Christmas supplies. j .
i . . -L; J- eili .
Just received at DJMcCauleyV an
other large lot ot Holt's plaids at 1C cts.
Another lot of those splendid Sugar
Cured Hams at 12.1-2; Canvassed Hams
At .15. Santa! Clans will arrive at D.
his load will consist in
part, of Raisins.
OraiJgfs. Cocoa. Xuts. IJaiidy, Crackei-s
ami a full line of things t please the
children. So go to MeCauley's
make yourselves . and
hupp' Christmas morn
. Casii Greenback
wax with your money
and buy 3011 r-
'self a pair ol Double Sole Boots for $2.50,
You can't bea that.
THEY ALL KNOW
That J,. J. Weaver's is the best place to
go ia Chapel ilill to buy the most goods
for the least money. Bacon 7 1-2; Lird
10; Sugar ltlal2; Coffee 18a 22 1-2; Shot
l-l-2; Fresh j Meal 6(5; Kerosene Oil
20; Mens' Whole Stock, Double Sole
Brogan Shoes for $1.45.- Mens' Double
Sole Boots $2.5C; Boys' Broga'n Shoes
$1.00. .A lulli'sult of. clothes can be
'ghl fur fi00, and Irom that up to
I.OO.. in fat-t ovirtliimi-.' in stiu1!: :f
- -" V v.. . ..... r ... - v v
rik M torn r prices to suit the rime
;ry resp y, ,
: ' L. J. Weaver.
Jn-t received at MeCauleys another
l't ot ZiegWs Hand Made shoes ; Dr.
.Warners Heilth Coi-sets BestlUefined
Lard at 10 !sp?it ? u.u i,u xt $ iptita r
wjrtir Curedf l!am :it t. cents. Another
W l-st ('ubaMl:s!'s;,ptut fjone-
riji Syrup.; Pure j Cider. Vinegar ;
3Vl,ole Stocii Double Sole Brogans
My Stock !is now cowpletb iuall the
1 . .
If ... . i-i
,mi want to save mouev, come
HvCatilejjr-iuid buv your ooh
Respectfully,' : . :
AM auik PHOrKRTr , FOR SALE
Cash:4-Oii Tuesday. Dec 24, 1878
1 will otter ait public I auction, for caslj
jne storehouse and lot In Chapel Ilil
kow-n as the Kirkland Storc Ixt. Par
ueinng to examine above property
van J 1 1
L W; Carr or A. Mickle.
F. A. DAVIS, Agents '
. I ! . . .
aNKH' iLl.USTRA-tirr. Pa peb.- TClsfi-
' Where will Le seen the Prosneetus of k
laier entitled "The Venn Yn
yr ( - ; 4 llv villi AC
ystery.'M6ibc publisheti by Leon i:
Harriet Letfis,Xew York. ITiee names
re too well-known to our people aiid
those of the ,vhole South, to need any
.,,0tee at oilr hand ISamntn Vonr' Wilt
. J applieation. Address Leon & Harriet
w,,s' uhlhliers Peini Yan, Xew York.
"Tsy-Vll contracts foir adrertisements
in.'s Jlanager. Othce on I rankhn
;;opIk)sit iJie store of J. W. Carr,
Ki- - 1 ; : ,
Wood's Household -Magazine.
Each number of the Magazine is illus
trated and contains about one hundred
and live thousand words, which is mora
ihan thavrae f boun boolTsKvhiqh
sell for $1.50?eaeh ; aud it lias been re-
peatedly characterized as "The Prince'bf
Periodicals, which no family can afford
t- keep house without,'' because 1st, it
is unurpASsed asiu intellectual aud
moral educator; 2d, it is unequaled as a
foe toall viee and pernicious habits; 3d,
it js u.4ppioachMl s a magazine of use
ful information," practical suggestions
and valuable receipts ; 4ttit-us a dispen
ser of wholesora thoughts' and cheerful
spirits i t is a home companion ami' friend
which ranks pre-eminent among period
icals. - V
The above magazine stands among
the lirst-elas periodicals of this country.
It will be furnished to postmasters, cler
gymen, teachers &c, at half price. A d
dress all orders to S. S. -WoocU Tribune
Building, New York Citv.
Peioxals.-t-S. A. Ci-ittaiu. the clever
tanner lately employed by K. II. Wilscui,
E; r.. lias gone to llnd a new home.
'v hie he will meet with abundant
success wherever he frocs. '
CP. Wharton, the Photograph mail
lias removed to Durham, where he will
carry on his business. We regret to
lose him. Our loss is Durham's gain.
We hope him success at his new home.
Di. J..D. Davis, Dentist, is in town,
will remain until Dec. 23. Those de
siring anything in his Hue, should call
at his office, next to the office ot Dr.
Tue Tobacco Tax. A bill passed
the House of Kcpresentativcsv! during
the last session reducing the tax on to
bacco to 16 cents. It went over to the
Senate" and was called up by Senator
Withers during the iiitt divs of the
pi-eseut session of that body. Represen
tatives of the tobacco interest from eveiy
section, of the United , States meet. In
Washington to-day to urge the Senate
to-pass the bill. Durham will be repre
sented by Mr. Julian S. Carr. Plant.
Mr. Carr is one of the best business
men in the country. Durham will be
well represented, as this gentlcmairis
well-known in Washington City.
In Earnest. We hae on our books
the names of subscribers who have
promised time after' line to settle up.
We need paper, iiik, wood, &c. Unless
you call aud settle during the holidays
you will hot receive the first copy of the
Ledger forj the Xew Year. Promises
don't pay the printer. We sJiaU run on
the cash system. We will furnish a
good paper, nnti 'Trtr-must-rcc--ive tli
-Rev. J. T. Harris nrcached ; a most
excellent sermon in the Methodist
church Sunday morning. He is one of
the j oungest men in the Xorth Carolina
Conierence, but has taken a high stand
as a minister, lie goes next yearj to
yiooresville, ah appointment 011 the Sal
The above we take from the Plant., of
Durham. This gentleman wiil .occupy
the Methodist pulpit in this pjace on
Sunday next. .
New Ajvertisements. Read the
advertisement of the well-known Hughes
Academy, Cedar Giove, X. C.
Secure your tickets and attend the
concert next Tuesday night at tjhe
Baptist church.' See notice. , . j
A. W. Fraps, Raleigh, X. C, will sell
at auction his entiie stock of furniture.
Sale commences Dec 20, 1S78. Sed advertisement-
Corn Whiske', Apple, and; Peach
Brandy and Wine for sale by J. R. Gooeh
& Co. . Read advertisement.
Read the local advertisement of L. J.
Weaver, and call on him. -
Carrier's Christmas Adihiess.
On Christmas Day our carrier will call
on the subscribers to the Le1k;i:r, and
present them wit t a Christmas Address.
It is the common custom in a"ll towns
where papers are published for the Car
riers to have an Address. Those who
desire to do so can reward him as they
think best. B j , .
"A Large IlAWK.-i-On Monday last,
two miles east of Chapel Hill. John
Moigan, son of Thomas Morgan, Ksqr.,
e:iiMrhr. .si hawk with his hands.! While
tlie hawk was in the act of catehing a
chicken, the young man above named,
captured him." lie measured 41-2' feet
from tip -to tip, and weighed 14 jpounds.
Chew Jackson's Bcstc Sweet Xavy
Tobacco.'': t: ; - - . '
A'The Chapel Ilill LEUOER j returns
thanks to a young lady lor u fair ot
turkey legs received Thanksgiving Day.
We guess she intends for the Ledger
mart to scratch for a living.' 7 Pied
mont Ptcs. 1 .
: Correct, brothen And ( seems that
a good many of our subscribers intend
Whisky Case. The trial, of L..G.
Sykes and wife for selling vVhisky in
Chapel Hill has been set. for Monday,
Dec, 23 1878. The warrant has been
serTed 011 Mrs. Sykes, but her husband
has not yet been found. j
Second Citor. One day this week,
Mr. Ruffin Cheek brought to the office
a butich of aiples of the second crop.
The apples grew ""on a tree at the resi
dence of Willis Cheek, Esqr. ;
1 Died. 0n MQnday night last, little
JulLi Worth, infant daughter?bf Dr. and
MrsT. W. Harris. ! .
A bud gone to blossom in Heaven. '
"When in theiiilonely bed
Loved ones are lying; -When
Joyful .wings are spread
" To Heayad flying, '
Would weapon and paii(
Call baek tueir sou!s a?ain. j
Weave round their hearts the chain
d . bevered in dj-ms?
4'Xo, dearest Jesus, no;
To thee, their Saviour,
Let their free spirits go,
. -Kausomed forever;
Heirs of unending joy,
Theirs is the victory,
Thine let the glorj'bd,
Now a nd for ever."
"Who Art Thou ?When Dr.
Beadon was rector of Eltham, iiv
Kent, England, thd text he one day
undertok to preach from wa?, "Who
Art rhou?" i After 'reading the
text he made (as was his custom) a
pause, for the congregation to reflect
upon the words ;s when a gentleman
in;a military dress, who at the instant
was marching very sedately up' the
middle aisle ot the church- supposing'
it a question address to him, to the
surprise of , all ; present, replied, - "I
ami sir, An officer of the sixteenth
regiment ot foot, on a recruiting
party here; , arid having brought my
wife and family with me, I wish to
be acquainted with the neighboring
clergy and gentry." f This so derang
ed .the divine, and astonished the"
congregation, that though they at
tempted to. listen with decorum, the
discourse was not proceeded; with
without considerable difficulty
COTTON si arket:
Reported officially for the Board of
. ;j Trade. '.. ..' y. .--j.
. Raleigh, X. C., .Dec. 19, 1878.
Middling, ! !
Strict Low Middling,
Low Middling, !
Strict Good Ordinary, ?;
Onlinarv. i i
r 7 1-2
Middling Stains, 1 7 3-8a7 1-2
Low Middling Stains, 7
Good Ordinary Stains, . "-. .;-.;
Tone of Market, Quiet Receipts to
day 121 bales. j
CITV MARKET- WHOwllLK CASH-
Corrected bv-the Official Reporter lor
Grocers .& Cotton Kxchang. "
Raleigh, X. C., Dec. 19, 1878,
CO'lTOX TIES, new .
12 a 13
FLOUR, Xorth Carolina, .$o.00a5 25
BACON, X. C
BULK MEAT, clear rib sides,
XORTH CAROLINA Pork 4 l-2a5 1-2
LAUD, Xorth Carolina,'
COFFEE, prime, Rio,
' goo I.
SYRUP, S. H..
MOLASSES, Cuba. I
SALT, Liverpool, tine
SUGAR, white, -y
, ' jellow, I
LEATHER, reel solo,
POTATOES, sweet, per bush,
22 a 27 1-2
! ' 20
iio. s nM- luh. white 90c; stockjoc.
Above prices are for large lots, when
smaller quantities are wanted higher
prices will be chargexl. , . . 4 ;
Olio pel Xilll Markets.
. Reported by J. W. Carr.
CHAi'EilinX, X. C, Dec. 207
Bacon, (X. C.)
Meal, . .
Seed Cotton, ,
Lint Cotton, j
f MARKET. i
Bacon, X. C. (hog round)
" Bulk sides,
" " shoulders1
1 . : 6
Corn, 'new, - . ,. :
Lard, countrj', n
44 . Xorthein, f .
Flour per.bbl, .
Syrup GOaSO Black Strap
Seed Cotton , ;
Look Out ! Mr. J. II. Boon, living
near. Chapel Hill, Lhas imade aiTar.ge
ments; to supply the, citizens of this
place with lresh fish every Wednesday,
and oftener if the demand is sufficient.
He will also lurnish nice, fresh oysters,
cheap." All orders left at this office will
te promptly attended to.!i
CKDAH QIIOVE, ORANGE CO., S. C,
The next Session of this School will
open on Monday, -''January' 13, 1879.
; TERMS :
Fer Session of Twenty Weeks ':
Boaid, .' .-: ' : $50.00
Tuition, ' i , r 1 25.00
Board having bee n receritt v red need.
is now within reach 1 of almost anj one
ueirinor an education.- . . .
V For circulars address- f , ,
S. W. HUGHES,
i-i . Cedar Grove, X.C.'
C O X CERT
OHonnl. Kfnsift Wi I tii crivon Sit ttio
isatrttst Ohureu at Ohapel liili on Sites
r - - j, t-L" " ;
aay uight, -Dec. 24, for the benefit ofYhe
Sabbath , School. Admission, 25 cents
tor adults; 10 cents foi; children. Doors
opeii at .6 1-2, p."- m. . Exercises besrin
at"7.r. ... : . . -' . . ,.
ITickets can be had at any of the
stores on Franklin Street.
JU S T
R EC EI YE D
At our store on the Raleigh road.
three miles from Chapel HilL we have
just received a fine lot of good . )
PEACH Jilt AX DY,
: , s and WINES.
Parties needing airy thing in our line,
would do well to call on us, or send
thehi orders to 1 ,
I J. R. GOOCH & CO.
WO RTH O F
TO BE SOLD AT
THUHSDAY, DEC. 26, 1878.
The i undersigned, at Raleigh, X. C.,
will sell his entire stock ot Xew Furn!
turei jeonslstin of Fine, Medium and
Ooitunon ' '
WALNUT and POPLAR
WARDROBES TO MATCH.
MARBLE AND WOOD
WALNUT,, POPLAR and
MAPLE and CANE SEAT
ROCKING CHAIRS, and
1 i ,
Wood -seat Rocking Chairs, and
Chairs of all Kinds.
SOFAS, lOUNGES, WHAT
' NOTS, fcc ,
'-,! . i i '
Together with manj other articles too
numerous to mention. ,
The sale will 'commence on Thursday,
December 2Gth, and continue from day
to day until all is sold. Up to that day,
eveiy article will be sold at-cost. If
parties bu3'iug: do not wish to remove
the?articles at once, they will be prop
erly care U for until the first of February.
A. W. FRAPS,
y - j Raleigh, N. C.
"tZENX YAX MYSTERY! y
,!V --,;-j J. - ; '-,.
. The XeW Illustrated Weekly Family
Xeivspyper of Ieon and Harriet Lewis,
8 pages, containing
Stories. Ladji Redwoode's Daughter,
by Mrsl Harriet i Lewis ; Count ot
Monte CrLsto, by Alexander Dumas ;
Sir Ally irs Enemy, by Leon Lewis,
etc. Portrait ot Dumas and other il
lustrations . J ; 1
Voyages and Travels. A ride through
Islam, Turkey, to India ; Year in
South Africa, by Lady Barker; Six
Months in the 'Sandwich Isiands;
Around the World by Mrs. Brassey,
etc.', Illustrated. v
Science. The Religion of the Great
, Pyramid ; Discovery of Vulcan ; The
Moons of Mars. H 1
History. Lake dwellings of Switzerland
arid other parts of Europe ; Giimpse
ot Babvlon. '
Ieadinsr Articles. The real business of
Existence ; True Capital and True
Riches ; The Relation of this Life to
the Life to Come ; 13 an Age of ktMh
Terms. Single copy, one year, $3; four
copies, $10; eight copies, $20; single
copies 6 cents each. The remmitter
for Club of eight is entitled to a copy
free. Delivered to Xews-agents and
Booksellers in any quintity, direct
from our office at $4.25 per hundred
Remittances at our risk only in P, O.
f orders, oii. Per.n Yan, or Banker's
v drafts oh Xew York. V ;
Address Leon, and Harriet Leis;
Publishers, Penn Yann, N.fY.
C . B. L U M.D E X S
i STOVE AJjTD! HARDWARE HOUSE,
TIN, SHEET, IRON AND CO-
f PER WARE, 1
' HOUSE FURNISIIIXG GOODS! &c. ,
, Efcjcales, Weights and; Measures al
ready sealed. - ' '' . 1 1
Tin Roofing aSpecialtv. . . '
., Fayetteville Streetj-opposit'e Market
,,. Squarey Rsdeigh, X C. -
1. E O r GET RICE ;
' .BOOT AND SUOlf MAKfilt.
t Chapel Hill, N C.
Boots and L Shoes made to order!, and
repairing done neatly and promptly at
The LARGEST STOCK of Paints,
Oils, &c4 In the County, at '
v i TV '.' : Barbee"s Drug Store.
BOOTS and SHOES.
. - 1'.;,
BLEACHED & UNBLEACHED
" DOMESTICS, -
LADIES TIES, RUFS,
HAMBURG EDGINGS, &ci
A FULL LINE OF 7
I ; crockery;
sfj inrv ir. tor a nr.n
Kerosene- Oil, Iiron. and
IS ails, Oottbn MoeJ-
I am still sell! n z the
KENT U C K Y P LOW.
This plow stands tmrivaled. It never
chokes.; epulis'' easy,- turns all soil ; in
fact it suits our farmers better than any
other plow now in use.
I am agent this season for the
' 1 ". ' AND
Tliauking my many friend for their
past favors, I w ould be jileased : to
see them at all .times, and will sell all
my large and varied stock of. goods at
the Very bottom price. -' , f
J. W. CARR.
Chapel Hill, April 1G, 1878. ;
a pi 18-1 y ' '
y A X T IT,
Beeause it is a family newspaper of
pure; sound reading for old and youug,
and it contains a reliable and compre
hensive: slimmary of all the important
news. ' - v ',-
THE XEW YORK OBSERVER,
the best familj' newspaper, publishes
both the religious and secular news that
is desired in an- family, while all that is
likely to do harm is shut out. Tt devotes
four pages to religious news, aud lour to
secular.- :'T:- ' ' . ; !
s The Xew York Observer was 'first
published, in 1823 ; and it, is believed to
be the only instance of a Religious
Xewspaper continuing its even course
ior niiy-six yean, wiiuuui a euaugt i
name,- doctrine, intent, purpose or
pledge from the date of its birth.
the 57th vol U31K '
will contain all the important news that
can interest or instruct i eo that any one
who reads it will be thorousrhlv posted
We do not run a. benevolent insiitu
tion, and we do 'not ak for the support
of charity. We propose to make jthe
Best Xewspaper that is published, and
we propose to sell it as cheaply as it lean
be afforded. Let those who want pure,
sound, sensihle, truthful reading, sib
scribe for it, and let them induce others
to do the same. j I
We are; now publishing in the Obser
ver the story ot , -
JOAX THE MAID, t
by Mrs. Charles, author of tChronieles
01 the SchonDenj-t-otta family.
We send 110 praiiiums. We will send
you the ' ' .
NEW YORK: OBSERVER
one year, post-paid, for $3.15 Any one
sending with his-, own- euhscription jthe
names of ie w subscribers, shall have
commission . allowed in proportions to
the numoer sent. J?or particuLirs ;see
terms in the Observer. '
Sample copies free. Address,.
XEW YORK OBSERVER,
37 Park Row, Xew York.
1 i aW
LOOK OUT FOU
Cheap Cash Store,
.. ... . ..
CHAPEL HILL, Jf. C. r
ALL GOODS SOLD Td SUIT
Such AS I
HlioeM o. Bpocialt
: $7.00 Shoes for $6,00, . .
vFresh Goods coming in eyery lW
Walk in and examine fbf ycmrflslf,
and if the Goods
and Prices don't
suit, you need not
PUTTY AND WINDOW
in large quantities, at IoV6gures, ot
BAKCEE'S D1WQ STOKE.
Barbed kecis a
that w hot a Chemical Compound, hut a
product tiirect from: nature's Laloratory
It contains inHhing Injurious and gives
a beautiful lustre to Gold, Silver and
1 ; - . . 1 1
Plated Ware. It also brightens and
VleansTin and Britannia. Ware in rt
most pleasing manlier. Try it, liouse-
keepers. Only Zft cents. ; .
Go to Barbee's jDrug' Store, .if .you1
Vont 3Iedicine, or Prescriptions. coiuV
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