I ' 4.. i..' '. . ..l.- -i'.i. 'v'!
mill 1 UtJUL'i"lllJM.' I,.. .,-LJJ.4. Jt!J"' iW 'U .aWtssilW.JULwJ't '
"Se.fhjc fo Sod, fo gour'fyonftu, io j.iour -J)niu."
THOnAS J. HOLTON,
Editob A PBOPRittoa.
r V ,,th.Oarolina Whif will besfforde! tneub.
! re el TWO HOLLARS in advance; TWO
r"1''?. .u' k.,.nrfTIKEKIHJLLAKSl
?'"" . .. m . .il i.. ...,.... '
until H arrearagce are puid.eiccpl it the
! the Editor. ,
. j ...i-ow-eta inserted at One Duller per sonare
lines or I"". '' 'd yP rr ,,,J fi"1 il"tr
'( JBl).jjcilHfnreclicoiitinaiiee. Court ad.
..hiel-er i anu s ue.iu.;. . j p-.
,,,,4 from the regular price., for advertieer, by
car. Adverltr,mcnta in Her toil monthly or
Vierly. t ! per square for each time, lieitii.
'ailily 73 " I" square for each time.
f""""." . " r "Z ,in. d..,od
ji'wdl'be inserted until forbid and charged He. j
fj-Pjattuaelera areeiii..orir.. t '"r"'1
T. II. BHEM & CO.,
V IIOI.I AM".' At RI-TAII. iOEAl.KHs)
BRITISH, FRENCH fc AnERICAN
r.ttsriiTJ, u mioi,
ir. b.. t il i.otti:, t. c.
A S.niK. J .
IKII SiO'S ,V 111 I I I!
s AVE on hand and fi-r ante. Pieilea. Pre.
B arnia. Jama, Ji:'lia. Pyrupa. Ac, low for
I tSi I I-mf E ! of tlie fr.urt lion..
IIOU.STUN k IIUNTKIt.
fJUWai'r, Ott. Sfc. ISi8. 33if
In f: lis: in:irs:: ui:iis!::
rri IIm- ItuclMi. II'-II C'iitiitii),
At ilanuftcluret i' 1'iUtt t
t AMI riti( l:
...12 eta. per foot.
- t ply.
: ,h,l a..t.re. .
(O.V,Vf.Cr.Vi7 PStf all i..l..r wier
- iim pntiiirc.mJtrrd atirerl jtm t -,
rtt KIAUef an dtaeriptidiia at 09 eeoie
J. It. F. BOONE.
Paper, Tnper, Taper
mte ihiW rrmiTUtg Mi Mm
b, tfnrUd !
ti tahia f.,r Mrrehsnla and Ilruc(iata. ar.d can
rnish at rhorl notice aueu deaeription ol Pper
r ord ti Prinlio( Ofticea a no Cot too Fee.
ma. an.1 will allow a fair price fot the waate o'
J, V. RRVCK i CO..
A gr tit for Wiuoviti Mill
Jtf l, !".'.!. lUtf
COR OS OF TAN-BARK, tr
wliicli tl.e eh will b paid.
M. U. TAYLOR.
t!li: aiih.rnher infornia hia fnenda and the
L IB. e rrnrrallv, that lie h a removed hie
sing n the old aland ol .M-sire ft- llyer'y, unoer
I.. S. WiMijiiib' Store, on Tra.la atreet. where ha
11 ore 1. . r. .1 to alt. nd to all nrdcre in hia line. He
1'. anil a few arliolee on hand auell aa
Golden Cook. Golden Star.Planter'i and
lid a variety of
A! no, n grnxj ortmcttt uC
Tin nml IIilloiuni'C4 Vr
Ail "f hirh I will m II rlt T ( AMI or Cuun
D. II. BYERLY.
all. I81H. tf
3,400 ACHES OF LAND
ron s.i i.iu
Kv. J OFFER f-rele my Land efTZS
VJJa' il in Union county. Ijrig aJ'.'-A'aj.
on Clear Creek and Crooked -i'
( rr-. k, known aa ti.e finer!
Linii. hai been enrvrved into three iraela
one Irart rrMiUininj il '.WO acrea, one AOO acrra
ud one li5t a.Trea, all eonliuoua to each other,
"sid Ijtnu i wr adaotcd Io the rullivation of col.
"a, e.nrn, wheal and other aoiull grmn, and well
itusM r Crsn.a; purpnaee. Il ia nearly all
nod I. nil anil well. timbered, within a movement
'otinee of tin I .Sarh'ltn and Wilmington Kail
'"d.nint ia ailiialrd in the (old region between
,;"lit Hill 4nd the Howie Mine. O..I.I hae already
"n diaconered on llial parlef the Land known
the Litil, Mountain.
I offer for sale a TR ACT OF tAND lying
a York lli.lntt, 8 C, on llij tsuifar Creek, join
'H tho I, . 11 .It nl But. r Springa and nthera, eon.
iing .TV. aerea. S.ud I. and haa been eonaidrr.
tl one of the beat Cotton Plantntiona in York Ilia,
'"rt.and lliere ia nn belter land for corn or wheat.
If di-aired, I will divide any of the aforeaaid
nj t ,,t j.urcliaaerai and the purchaaer can
a hia own time to pay the money, provided he
""k'a it aeenrr.
Appiy to me in Charlotte.
IV. F. DAVIDSON.
frae 13. 18J8. 41 if
peraone, wlmaa Nntea and Aoconnta are
doe, owmr Io the underaiened aa Trnatae.
re earneatly requuated to oall and settle, aa it ia
""Portint that the true fund be marahalled at as
'rlv a dava aa ooaaihli . Rimimbtr. indulreaee
. Truatee of Lerey Xprine a.
II, B, Williams & Co.,
in.iLiits ,,t v;or;;;,
RE now receiving a large Mock
and will have weekly edditione
aa their auhta may require. They
will sell lu the wliulreule trad all
a amall commission.
Our Trrmtart CASHfCOUTKY PRODUCE.
We occupy the well knowr. elund recently oc.
cupted l.y T. M. Farrow.
IT I(I'KI2H attended to promptly and as low
aa if preaenl.
II. B. WILLIAMS A CO.,
7'iee Slrrrt, 3 ioert rem the llnl Cor ner.
ChmrtotH.Jun.Uf, I Bit). 47 tf
f SI Kfirmof DErKWn il A. IIIHTTAIN waa I
M tlna dy (Jiaiolired by uiu'uai coiiacnt. All
perouit indi iilrii lo uid nun we riqurattd to
eomr Inrmard mmidml,ly and tnuke m-iit, aa
the Luailiffa of the Him mutt he eloped.
n. v. liKCKwnir.
in, 1658. i4if
A VINO bonjliltl.e entire, lork
Waif iW, Jew cliy.&c
of D rk Hi. 4 III illi in. 1 rhuil n nlinue tlie b u.
n . at tlx ir I'ln aiotiil, lnr' I ahull he hvy
to tneel n y old frit iiriiil euatr.rm r.
it. w. lnx'KwiTir.
Jum 10. If. .8. Mtf
J. A. BI-TFS.
! J. A. LSTE3 k CO.,
r.lC'HIKS AM) COMMISSION
OR lh File t.( ( utlffi. Grain, Fluur, and all
1 CH:cr..N'flh Atiai.lic VV lr,l liarlr-tn, S. C.
j J.r According t ti-e termp t the I o.ar im r .
Itip, will nut rwniTf, fiirt-ftfj t inthrtct
Ijr, in I'rotJuco lti.Hd to uur houic.
i I7rrr.lNri40 M.lla. S. I'rrr. Rrolhera &. I
I ., I.aniieo, Bn.itli & V 'hilden, Thonina J. &
.M'dae. t h.sh.l.Mi, S. t '..Vol. I(. Ander.n, K
I ll. fir, loiiminia, o. .; i m.in.ia .iK'l.ure, it., n.(y
t K. rU,-., A U lt.ii.iaiit, l lr-ii r, t.i .; Col. F. I lVJj
ISvailV, 1'iiM.n.S ( 4,t .,1. I. I. W .Hi. r.no-n, J W. ! CV.
1 Arrr, W. A. t.tla, Kr-q., t'vt. S. N. Kiowe, Dr
' J. It.'llr.tl.,n, Y.rkil!e. ti. Ir. Il-t "'llt, M.
labnry, N ' jj. I,. D.n.i., Kn.'Oille, Tenn.
Jun. . IrjiH. y
I I j.i i l.illc .Miilti.il l il t
m if ouii ttiy.
11 ',,, h, fire, on li..u.c. .o.i.. Pro. 1
UHIS COMPANY couin.
f Uiric ttn P.tk'a Store and Ilrawley'a
M. Ii. TAYLOR. 1'rrtidrr.t.
C. OVERMAN. Yue 1'irtidinl.
K. ME HUTCHISON. c'y. j Tteai r.
M B.TAYLOR, C. OVERMAN,
J. L. BROWN. W.M. JOII.NSJOK,
F. fCARll, S. T. WlilSTON,
A. C. STEELE.
Jhhm L P.Huv.rt, S. T. Wriktos and A.
C. TEK.I.E, ICztfutive Committee.
May IS, I0tf
1 1 111 E underaigm d having entered into Cupar I.
JaL neiship ft.r the purpcat of earryug on tlie
Confcctfoiiary, Hakery, Fruit,
Retail Grccery Business,
Beg leave to mil the aiti-nlmn ..f Itie ciliena of
I l.arloitj and anrrounmrg e.iuntry to ineir sncw
Sundon Trs.ie Street, Io twern llrr-in'e and Frank,
ei.lbull'a, l Semi A. Oi.mel'a old St.m.l, here
they would be pleaaed to ere all their Irieooe ano
MOODY A NISBET.
r'-rerf 2, 1838. 4H II
nn: i.m i i:
riiK.-inrh 11 v 1 h sis,. mo.
( oiiitonnil('tl riidrfly from (al MS,
IS (IVK Tils: HtsT ITH.ISTIVK (Ml Mm US
lll.'ISKS .. W...1. IS. pSI.ff thai a.-', aa ,nHif.
It anM w.1, ri-'.-fv. a las rail, a..tln ft.ml mk iha
t.. lM-t lu .r-. mat's.. Ssr. nn .n ....aiarh a.Mi lN.at,
l..ru., ol thai ssaitar. Ili-i. ftc.-i '.l.liMr two pn ixa aV-.u-
Tl.a 1. la-re II n-a
p ta.ttl r.g'.li- mt it
h. Sm I
.m,ii loe the iil.i
acaawnud H.a fal u.a
Mil f rallata 'Ha tsma.-b
ii-ilv ana dwa lakM, al
r..i V k"""A oa-
,r .,. ,1... r ,.0
Hlt lt llrailorhe.
I ha U.wali
1 I Hole,
- .Ii'u o-:l a! iba
iller 'vfnn.a. ail I
'V-'t''f a i
I hrnole IMor
i).u. . hr
arr.r.."a t MTrrt't'l
ami all Fevers .l a ICII-
Mill, , ,
Sll a ho e If are el. Ion I hale anaalaiaai
Irolianar Io tla loi.
e-'lla W,lrr Io tlie motifli a. Ill, the Ins l-Koi-Hlor.
end iwallaw tHtlli l.;rllirr.
THE LIVBH INVIOORATOR
IKNTint MKIHl'M. MS' 'iilKKV. a..J la S.llj
' Liver I
nan .1.. a,.. JmH- or ', a .n,.
.11 al al.iaa a.a .sa..li al a l)ls. aa. .1 I.I v.
SANfllRtl 1 to.. r..s..l.iota. 311 lOsaJwaj. N Tar.
W holrselr s,.lal
Kiaars P.a Na Vt' : T l;;.il
Ala. M I. Iliaaei'a. IIM.ai ; h. H .
m Ijn.l. .
Inaa n r
; a n.
F. SCARR A CO.,
i?riCil fVm .nnM'.ftC T?iM1,.C
A c., ft e.
'1 E auhaerilier reapeelfully infornia tlie eiti.
fl. u na ol Charlotte and aurroun.iing eourury,
that he haa on hand and ia eonatuiilly receiving
froiu New York,
v. xcy v. uoci:k i i :s, cm; a ks
TO HA (CO. SM TF. TOYS.
rim: ivoieii iMriiuv imicii.
Vl lM'iM l k, iU' V'HOfl-,
t'liiiil k, Yo. k.M:iul, A. lllnl iisr,
of every varii ly.
J. I). TALMEK.
AWmW 9, IS58. 43lf
Alan, he inUnilato mannfartiire CANI'IES of
ail kind, frte from poittonoua c.lorinc uiiiik tlie
New York Steam Refined Canriy. Call and ace.
KAIINWKII.KK k BROTIIEKS
1 ESPEC1 'H'l.LY inform the ritizena of
JI&. Charlntto and am ri. milling ci.nnlry, tli' t
tnt-y are opening in the rt..rr 2 dooia from T. II
llrcm 4. Co., a large alork of
FANCY tfc STAPI.IO
i:o.m;i, u . i ii.i, as,
It tody .Vntlr t.ft Till. G,
For tJen'a, Y'outlia and Ih.ja wear.
Iii:iCI V iinti til.Mil.l,
77:f '. J' V, Ac.
will he dflily rreritii'c t'.e moat eitnive
and heal assortment of tee ..bore
l..t 1.. f. .1 ... il.- sr ....
hia er thsn
any ..tin r Ih.u-e. M ivintt b. ot hi oor entire ao.ck
tor CASH. lit h i-n.-.blea us to sell our eooda 'JO
per . r.eonsr. A-l r...n. wishu g to save
money in bujii,e g.mda should bear in mind m l
t" ""iIH ....w..r.r.,
nle hivrra nartieolarlv alo.uld bear it in
me niyera, pariieuiariy. aiiMuio u.ar 11 in
WIWll K 1 I.' PAAAI
II llUljIiUiliili IIVUJI)
isisl K tnawKiLia,
Jacee Kaiinwiii a.
CkmilMt. .Yvrmr 9, p.'.p.
AIINW EII.ER & IIKOTIIF.ItS hate
reeeived, in aiiiiilion n. Il.eir larffs ainrs ot
v li.A; a lull supp!v of (all(; l IIII.M.
brrrmr 91, :8'8. ' 4111
$MO,000 io. 1 Fruit Trees
WESTBIUCKS & riCrCDKHALL,
I'mpn'iloii of the Wat Gtern .Y"e-riVi
Gitrdrns.rar Green sfn.ro, X. C,
,'Ol'Ml very reapeeltul!y call the attention
of li.e C.l.lel .j ol I he S.'Ullierii Sl.ln
' I III
- very lare al.M k of native and acciimii
I 'I'l.ia, ..r H.e Fall and Winter Trade.
Thie Urge ami l.anilaon.e asaortfntrit tn.a h
prop ie'il-il lioin thriity l.eittinir Irtts, and work
ed tti.oli the lst aeedlii.p stoeka, which .a a sure
guarantee of fruitlulnesa i.nd loi.;e Hy. 3 pro
nei.t eliara. lt riatu-a in orelianui e nlneh sto.uld
not be oeerl.siked hy raniia w ishieg to plant or.
fl.arn'a either ..r mark, tit.pt or f.'imly use. The
etoek l-oliaista of the follow. ili( trtc a:
1 ..11.(10(1 Apple treea : ItMl.liytl 'each trees ; II),.
(Kill Tear trees ; li.ni'll Apricots; H,(1II(I I l.eiry :
li.mm Plum; Anno Neet.rme j 1000 Almonn ;
I llllll Quii.rr; 4IMMI (irape. N ine.
Besiiiea a vry tine a-soitio.nl of Curmrits
8trwla rries, K.o.l.rrru-a, tJm.aeli, rrua, etc., all ol
which will be a.. Id on very reua.nialile tenoa fur
je.ai, ..r approved pNr.
rt.. "i.a"J. .. up ......j.. ..... . ,.,".... -
eomplele invoice aefit to each patron, and e nr
ranged that the invoice will he the register ol the
orchard alter the treea are transplanted, if tl.ey
are transplanted aa each mm appexre ..n the list.
Mr. T. J. II. nt. -n will a. t aa aet-nl for t!.e fur.
nialiinir of the people ol Al. ek h i. u :g .mi) n ifh.
Iserinir couetiea rli Kin aiiote Fruil Trie, unil
will Uke plcaaure in forwarding ordera lor the
r. SB IfiSrl.
History of North-Carolina,
ri'HR 2nd volume
now published. It em.
JL biacea the h nod of lh
ernioent, trtmi IbdJ to I t'W.
It forma a hunua.iiie Svo. volume el".'.!' I pigea.
The aabaci iption price waa half a cent a p. ire;
but the price of Una volume ia let a, e;ij I'J 73 in
cloin binding. 01 m Libraiy she. p. ano t-l Hi in
half calf. It r iii. be a.. l.i om.v roa I ash.
Owing to the il.llieu'ty of aei uriug Agents in
ninny parte of Ihe State, we will l.-twardit by
ni.nl or otherwise free of pollute, on receipt of the
price; or both volumea l,.r 14 clolh,t4 30 aheep,
nr 13 le.ll cull'.
A liberal discount made to Agents, or othera,
who buy to aell again.
E. J. HALE & SON.
FeyHeriie. fee. I8.SM. 3.itl-r
CBIIOSF. ot my fiiemla who are indebted to me
JL by Note nr Account, will ph-aee observe that
I have retired from the Orug Buaiiieae, l this
place, and tmavo'iiife trUltmrntt te U"luttty rt
Ml BooV a are in the Innrlaof Mr. J. P. Smith,
on whom peraone can call, during my abeence,
II. M. rillTCHARD.
CAeiloKr.Orl. S6, 33tf
Dr. II. M. rritchard
T IFI.DIN'G tnlheaulicilatiunofma.
JL ny frienda, reapectlully announ.
cee bia determination to rceume the
lrnrllcr ol 1VI rail Him?.
lie may be consulted at hia efhee.
aTTlcn poor arcerribed for without charge.
From the FtiyylrvUU OUcrver,
Mr. Vorthi Brport.
Pefore nuking tbi'.'f rr.posed o xtrncts from
the Jleporeof SptiaVir Wortii, Chiurniitn
maiapcment have i.-cn current tor a long
"'r" 1 1 VM ?,' 1", Wr. '
Auioni; other thinji' it has bern anertcd
that the " Lonipo.' v Shopt cost an ex
travuotit autn, r r 3 u ranging from half a
million to a miUio. pf dollar"; that many
thouaatid of cor ood bad been nn
nefceaaaf.14 -l.oJjSr, irj rtir.J Jlnnrj
the line of Hie road ; P.at JoTin 0. McRae
k Co.. contractorri en the nnd, bad been
paid P'-S.tilUI more than the) were entitled
to; that the road not (ojin tho ex
pefinea of running it, but was m'ttiiijr deep,
rr and deeper iu debt ev-ry y, ic . ke
Moi-t of the atorich implicated the former
President of the lioad.liov. Mortlicad, who
doea not appeur ever to have troubled him-fii-If
to set public opinion riht ti after thin
Committee waa appointed, wlu-14 ha niiid
that a c :i t li i iir fpeeeh in reply io Mess-rs.
nndiicr.-, iioricn. &c , wnen tiry not only
vindicated biniaelf, but "carrud the wir
The democratic Lecixlature t pointed ae -
. . ... I v ,
paraiB cuiuuiiiieea uu enuu wur. one ui
ihetn appear to bare niade tore than a
tupi'rSeial examination, except taut of w hich
Mr. orth was a member, and which ce-
lee ted him aa its chairman, ttoojgh com-
poeed of three Democrat and Iwo H'bijra.
Tliono who know Mr. Worth Vtiow how
faithfully he i in the habit of Tcliarin
all bit duties public and privatel hikI bow
indefatigable and peracverin hq is in the
fearch af'i" truth. They are not surprised
to bear, that when the Ledslaturea-ntrusted
him with a duty, be devoted his lime, day
and nijrbt to its performance.
Well, while the committee was thus ar
duously engaged in the einniinat'on, Mr.
Fifher. on his own responsibility, prepared
and puhiii-bed a lone li tter to the !.'2iU-
ture The propriety of this puhlicatbu has;
bun riuestioned : it is .Heued to havtbecn
. . t . 11 ii-
: 1 , 11 1 1 .1 n-
1 , . ,, . , .
tent, lhouh it would appear to hate been
comnieticed before the committee was an
po;Ilt,.d 4n,, ,0 uave been rendered neces- j
hy the many reports in circulation as!
,. -f .1,. ,!. I ,1,.., ....
'O he Condition Of t h "Ol K. l.et that pa,
j .1... ... ....1
lis clearing a handsome sum annually, and is1
I ow in. condition to pay dividends, and .
i that the stock, far from being wort hlets, is
really valuable, we do 00 regret it. publi-
It is eaough to say, that the most
... r..,d u..,...i i.M ht. 1.-..I..,. .
Iff iZ ZTkH ' r.rfcn. P r I : 'h Hee., r.q.e.io.r him, with the Secre- performance of their contract to It) per cent j Mry f,r .he e,,,re-. ttceor. .o lh, H,tK.
I t rl tol.e tl e fai w ?! 'f-'" Trcl,rer. "lo appear before the hy the e.idorment of the Rail Ko.d Com- mct.t of .he n.i.ter maeh,,,,.,, et 5.
1 ?l7'T i . d ti e i i .IT ' . - U oomniittee on the 4l. Jii'v. with all the piny to enable .hem to buy iron ; by repeat- The addmonul expet.-e of rt.nt.tn ?. v-enrd-
h1 If T'dtf en 1? r Company'H books. br,J,,pp;.rR,4e. The edex.en.ion.of.ini.toeov.pk.etheirco,,. n- U , Mr. K.-!.er n port for 1W7. In.
.ttemled and folio, . I lbe preMafon cf , .J 8()(ll.H;tht lnt tract ; by lar?e payment, in -d-ance of e,.i- been SI01I per month. The n.a,f,: nn-
U 5CPIl fcT.t !n,rl..t.ti.. t I the charter oave the State no rij-ht to in- mate; hen il is aeen that the Engineer, chitttef e.i.,,,te for the , .-erv:o, t,
Itt well known ll-aHmputatiotia of inn- ! . , . .... ,. i r .v,- ...,,.t a, tn ?'.. ner nntilh. The !u U ni-i-urr
astf , , . . , .
controverted by the Commitiee s Ucport :
, . t L 1
but then none of the inmnanaL'en.eiit shown
I , , - . r, - mii
j hv the Committee s Uepoit is ever ailuded ,
j , . . I -, ,, ... , n ' 1 .- 1
S have jurt , io by Mr. I teller. He made a very prsti-
ir;s,i,.r, oil,.;.' i- u ,1, ...., a
fyiiie shoain by avoidini; all the matters
in which there baa been misninnaeement ;
and the Committee has done its duty by
exposing all sich, as far as Mr. Fisher
would allow them access to the books.
Before Mr Worth was ready to present
bis Report, the democratic majority in the
ioei.s aiure ai'iienr u aire u.seov.-ieu mui.
. r ,., , 1 ' , i, .
it was bkely to proto a dama'.'inu' Heport to
. ..J. ,. . ,
the President and the State Directors. 1
I hey instantly cbanfed their tactics. Ir..
stead of Gov Muieheead who was to be
bunted down by the itivestioation !- turned
out that the evidence exonerated him and
implicated men of their own political party.
This was a coutinr-eney not profiled for;
but the party is fruitful in expedients, and
nn snnner was ihn eon irt nrcaeoted -Inn lie-
I k ;.w,,lU -l...J ,V,. ir ..-(ioa Ir..
mecratic Senatois battleJ furiously a.-ain.-t
it being priuted until they could eet up a
minority lit pott to append to it. Four mem
bers two Whi and two Democrats sij.n.
ed the Report. Vat Democrat (Mr. (Jrecn
of Franklin) did not sign it, ami from him
the party Bnally obtained a minority Re
port, just H0 lines in length which conclu-idvi-ly
shows that be knew very little on the
subject, and that little not at all in conflict
with the Report; that he de-paired of wad
in it throuj-h "the many larce folios and
files of papers truly formidable," wnd there-!
fore because be supposed he could not do
all he would do noihinrr. lie ssvs in bis
minority Id port, that " nv Rt port this
Committee n.iht make tinder such circum-
stances would be greatly wanting in tho-:
rm.rrhn.aa pnmnlsi.n... and it,i r,a i tialit v "
and yet, when questioned in the House by
Mr. .'..r.l,ss. Mr Crn... .doutted thai, there
were nn fslse atstcmenta in Mr. Worths '
Report, that every que-tion brought before '
tbe committee was fully and fairly iuvesti-:
irnted, and that it was at bis own sngges-
ion rb.i iha ... . '..,a i ir.o , i.i wood ooi.J
ion that iho i. ai i.r a t ion n i.i wood onn. 1
tracts was made lis evidently supposing j
that it would implicate Gov. Morebead, the
late Whig President, and net Mr. K-her, i
the present Drmocratie I resident I
On the motion cf a Democratic Senator, !
Mr. Woith's Rcpott was not read in the I
Sennte Il.it Domneretia Senators insisted. !
though not successfully we believe, upon
framing Io Mr. Fisher the unheard-of re
quest to be permitted to read it in advance
of its priming-, that be might prepare a re
ply to it. When be did present his reply,
iis reading wis commenced, but bad not
proceeded fai before a scene of violence and
confusion, unparalleled in our Assembly,
occurred. We have seen but a p artial ac
count of this scene, perhaps not enough
upou which to ba"e a sound opinion. But
it appears to us to have grown out of the
obstacles interposed to the printing and
rinding of Mr. Wortb'a report. We do not
approve of Legislative rows, but shall not
be surprised lo learn that the violence of
tbe opposition was palliated if not justified
by the Ueatuieut they had previously re
eeived. Having thus aa briefly as possible detailed
tbe surrounding facts, we now turu to Mr.
Soon after the committee was appointed.
Got. Bragg, laid before it a letter from
Mr. Fitter, dated Deo. 9, in which Lo tUU-d
5-nt detailed Report of !
Compaiiv, as soot. it'
Lin intonlion fo pre
tlie tiffnrn of the C
could ho prepared
from Mm, the chairman
r . p . . r . . . .
On the V'-Jd Iecemher Mr. Fi-dier replied,
that "it will affjrd me the greatest .atis.
faction to observe your wishes as to the ma-
terial for conductiiiir your inq tiry and to
pive yon every posaible aid 111 tho aame."
lie aaid he eon-i.l.-red it " by no means tie-
OI 'hlo io him I..,,.., l, i.l no ih i, I, .v. lii-en retained aa a feenntv for tlie L"'" "ell at tin.-ht.) I he o-ii!!t n.c .
ces."'ary ooiiaull t'n? JJjnr' lor " alfliC';on "tieuiiw "finnim mu -nm.! rwiii.i
the charter does not authorire aueh an in-j actuully alio lh. roa,'-".'(" .iti 3 V-i'
vcrliontion iu terms, yet, aa a State work, more than they would have been entitled
this right must belong to tho sovereign pow. to receive, if they hud executed their cott
er, and mo-t clearly may be and ounht to tract faithfully : when it is con-i'leied that
be exercised at its plea-nre." He adds, that j this work proved tj be defective as tho
the lioard had informally expressed a de- Engineer bad said it was, wheroby the Cmn
sire "to have the inquiry mo-t thorough, ! pany bad coon afterwards to reconstruct a
fitil and satisfactory. " And further, that ! considerable portion of it, and whereby
bis proposed rcDJrt bad been delayed by much dauia.-e was done and to lives lo t ;
his own necessity shfeenee, hut " he had
not Kuppo.-ed it would be of value to the
committee, except perhaps an a statement
, . . ' . r ' .,
,,r. 1 rewre.mB-
At tt,e liniu apputnten, tho i'resident,
JSce'y and Treasurer attended, with the
! , ',
tho necessiiy for bis presence alongrllie line; the proper cor.clu.-iou." ' stoc'ilolders authorised .in i--:io of J:r,n,.
of the road at the bc-inin. of the year, The amount iti.propeily pvd to MeRni 00(, p.-r cent. o.ip.-,n bonds u pay rfTi.-i.
and left the same day. promisim: to return. Co I. .is been Hated as S.h as v--'-,". debtednes. and iiineha-o i.eees-.i.y .,fiv.,
v. heuevcr notified, lie did not afterwards 1 and that Mr. D-rtch is reputed to have pott(.r al, car!t. -iU a ,... :l . ,,.,
appear before the committee, and finally, - been the mover of the committee which t'lok ;u t)(. r, port of n,,; IVe-bleiit and Dp-ec-on
tho 31 of February, r. fued to obey the.lbe settlement of that account out of the ((rj ts ,lipi, ,,, ,0 pay ,(,,, .i,,!,
written summons of the committe, stating: h -nds of the Pre-ident and Kninoer. 1 eompletn nmi c i:p the road J Nov. i l thJ
to Dr. Mills, one of the committee, who went j tircond Matter inquired in'o. This whs Directors' appoint .1 committee to ark fieri
to inform him that the committee waited for ' tbe puicliase of 4:!.")l'J cords of mood be- I.cjiHxt'jV! s.ie'i reiion as tiM i;i ii.-i
him, that " be refu-ed any further invest!- : iween Frl ruary 2, I and March 11, theso bo'i.ls avafiahle. 1'b.s' 'i-hit .re v.
yation on the aul jcct." j I -. This is the matter (ami the only tboti-ed the i.ue, exempted tlie" bonds f,-.ji.
The Secretary and Treasurer remained ; matter) into which Mr. Green, tho demo- tmuion, alioxed the interest to j fix-.d at
four days, answeric;,' que-lions, v. hen they crntie committee-man from Franklin, ep- 3 rate not "su. n!inl percent., r.n I re
pot leave of absence lor two days, at the : pears to have dotted to examine, and which, quired s.ilKci. nl jmonu to be s, f .nr. -n t
enn 01 nicn me treasurer returneu, out resulting contrary to tus expeotation, stents
the book keeper remained away a week Ion.;. ' 0 have disu-tud him with tho whole in
er, having Carried eff without leave certain quiry.
books containing nialters which the com-j t in the Oth pa"e of Mr. Fi-hcr's annunl
! , -"-"'"7. 'V.-"" -"."",-
: weeK the coiutii'ttee on me loinjany au-
I dressed a note to Mr I i.-her, ni.oriin nn
1 that their duties wereairested by the ab-
eetice of the bookkeeper and the hooks,.
8n" rf1"'""t- ttKMr presence lorthwit.. ; a.-
so ,1",t ie Pe"?" havinar charge of the
' '""P "o"s, "' "is own pt rouuai mccui.'ii
r. , ,
on the 1 Oth.
O" the 1 Oth, Mr. Fi-ber endeavored tl.ro-igh
f" book-keeper, to peU journal of lie
; " ' , I, ,- H i
V " . " , M"IB"hoofc tnrnr ,j
master machiui-t attended, and answered
ueh questuus as were put to them.
.... 1 . . .1
I he first subject investigated was the
,. . .. . ., .. n ,
settlenieiit with John L. .ileliae iV Co , who
. .. ,, , , ,
were extractors tor the whole worn, irn,,
. . . ., ... , ( , ,
&c, on oS tntles of the road, from (, olds.
boro' to 0 miles west of llaleiu'h ; for which
they were to receive SOI ",!)" "J. They were
to complete the work by Jan'y 1st 1834,
' the time bein considered of the essence
vt lu. -b'"""-"'-. ' " V . ,1 7 1 .
of the agreement.
I "- " ' J . rs
unjecr. 10 tne approval m 111-pccuoii
ol the chuf engineer, or some one to be
, . .. , . , . ,a-i
designated by him. Cn the I lt n Dec. 1?4,
. ., J . . . . . . '
'" "o' - r"
- - -
ed to be dt.i-hed at a tnet-tn,.. of the Hoard,
ve "".n'U" h"n V"'"' H cept
Mr 1ick' ' Wa"' " U,"0n'
" Ordetcd. that the settlement of the con-
tract ,,,,,n MoRae k Co, be refer-
red to It, M. Saunders, N. . Hand, W. T.
Dorteh, and Charles F. Fisher, with full
P0"" ta '"' a,1j"-1 '" s imo."
(Messrs. Rand, Dor'.ch aud Fisher J-tate l'i -
" At 'ic request ot Join U. .neliae tV l..o.
the hoanl aoree to fini-h the remainder of
the fir.-t division, for which said McRae &
Co. are to accouut on the settlement above,
according to the estimate of the engineer,
At the same time the board order the sum
of f 4.0(10, to be paid to said McRae A Co.,
as soon as thi treasury would admit,
advance of the Dual settlement "
The Report then pocson to show that the
Board repeatedly extended the time within
which John 0. McRae A Co's contract was
to be finished ; that it authorised tho coin
pany to endorse the bouds of John C. Mc -
line' A Co. for the purchase of the iron; that
it took out of the Kiieiiieer's bauds the Dow -
er to disapprove ot the manner in which
.ilcliac it t.;o a worn was done; that mucli
of the work was badly done, and " the track
generally badly laid," according to the
Engineer's certificate ; that ton of their cub
vert's had to be re constructed at the com-
nnnv's einense i that one of these was so
Tinnv's einense : that one of these was so
defectively built that it full in, destroying
two lives nnd doing much damage to the en-
irine and cars; that this It. M. launders
Committee settled with .Mclv.ie .V l,o. with-
out ever consulting the Chief Engineer or
bis Assistant as to whether the work was
well done or not ; that the Chief Engineer
with .Mclt.ie X (.o. with- ! I t.ui Mutter irutued into
2 the Chief Engineer or press Trains. First, as to thetf
to whulher the work wnsjniii" fa-t trains. " '' econu.
j says be disapproved ot much of tho work ;
that the eomr act required -n per cent ol
McRae .V Co's pay io be reserved ti.l their
contract was finished, but the directors re -
solved to reserve only 10 per cent , and
then made them "advances" of 8 I.thttl,
r? I il.tH.O stid SH.tdHI ; that tho chief en.;i
neer finally had to employ hands to com-
plete the contract ; that by the settlement
of the R. M. Saunders committee with Me-
Rao V Co., not only was the defective work
paid for, but McRae V Co , "' were allowed,
over aud besidrs tclmt th-y vnuttt live teeii
entitled tn rective, tf they h ut computed
tlitir work according lotatttract, as follows :
II .If the amount expended hy the
Company lor work done Ix low
Item lo etceaa of iron.
Item aa to the turnout at Kalngh,
And the said committee further remit,
ted tho a.nd .Vellae .V Co. Illtereat on
atoek to be refunded,
Tutal aitwreutof eatr ailoWai.vre,
" When it t. con-idered ty the report,)
that ureal indulgence had uniformly been
cxtcn.lfld to the enntrauoM from tli- be-
j;itmiii, hy a reduction oi ma ptr ecu.
. . - . . of . work nn,. w,
i alone competent to rli.ehar,e tin, H,,
' with discretion, disnpproved thin work, anil
that his disapproval was known to the I'l -
reelors : whin, under the-e circumstanees,
; the Director appoint four of the body a
j committee with powers to approve, and re -
ccive and order payment for the work :
I Hen It is consinereu in'it u es c nnranoi s
could ca-,t in a meeting of stockhol lcrs m-'i
j otes ; and that no other contractor on the
! , A ..1 i,-. ,n,i ,.,;,)?.
1 i.oau mu n com 1 1 irum e - I'
. ".1 ..'i i" .""""IT " r .ki V..l
uniu ir. reetiveu 11m uppi j. hi in i...,.-
nee', your commifee conceive that th
'"P"" ol '"i J' u v
was thru on han't
I7,:ttj:l 111 north cf
wood, riiongu lor a loit.'i-r ter.n than tnreo
or four years. He added.
" TUs large surplusage of wool is on the
eastern end, and was delivered under eon.
tracts made l-'fore. my term of ofbee, under
the uirection 01 tne enuieers 111 enar-e,
111 ! 1
which contracts could not bo rc-cinded or
delayed. It has beta rcry troubksotne
,tem of cost. '
' 1 1 3 ,
rele" ",or: n " ""T T
ly blamtabie to buy five or six years' supply
of wood, which was liable tn decay and de-
structton, anl while the company wis ues-
ly in tie?-! of fundi.
The committee called for the written eon-
tracts, from which it appeared they give
tho date of each coutrset, the nunit.er of
cords, and alien deliverable that in Feh'y
l-3:s, Cor, Morehetid contracted for I3nt
cords, and in Mav. 1 '33. for I (1(1(1 cords,
,!''t.w,'p,, 1 lC- 1 ' , r V, ,.- . '
1 -.Jij, t Hie lirsi eiL-ov - ' 1 1-0-
t.r eeaina Fiestdent.) ll.l'l.'i cords wcra
contracted for, at a cost of S3 1 , Cti.J, idi ue-
liver aide on the. eastern end ttf the ritd
, ue camuiiticc coun no, gn po,.-.Mu ui
,iic contracts for wood on the Western cud
f ,he road, (except . the v!5.hl , cords eon-
tract.-.! for by (iov. Morchead.) and there-
fore do not stste wh it iiuatitity is now lym
on that end.
! Third Matter it.qmred ti.to The right
of way of the road through certain lots of
1 he eomiiiitlce could not pet posesion ol
, Win. N. Andrews. It appeared that C.ov
! Morehea. I paid Andrews, in May 132,
! -5'.'73 tor riht of way. He took a deed,
winch had been tn tlie possession ot ire.is-
urcr Memleuhall, ho says that Mr. Fisher
had it the last iim0 he saw it. Mr. riher
has sinco paid Andrews S(i.) i" Ji'i'l br
richt of way
mere is no cxpiatiaii.ni oi
j Foutth Slitter iinjuirrd into. July Sth,
l's.V'., the Board resolved to allow (ietierai
j Betij'ti Trollinuer to do some work at lls.v
river bridge here the property was miii.1
by (.en. 1 "vitln.ul cffire io Ue MilroaJ
I On the 10th of Ap
jger brought in ft bill of .y-.O- lor lu
work, the construction of a wat.r s'.itio
! ami offering to take g-,'i'0.r in lull t'lt-refu
i J ioaru oroereu too f)i .
f-t,,,lf. nit tuiniuin ",iii.i
'tcr aud water station aro of littia or no
j value to the company, being only - miles
j from Graham aud I ironi the shop.., (at
both of which are water stations. 1 he part
, of the bill lor the water was fPU'. i he
ot t he tul lor tne water was c-i n.-.. mu
j remainder was for the work which he had
j aked permission to do for the itnpro.emeiit
i of bis own property )
1 Iili Mutter iiume4 into Ihe l-.x
press Trains. First, as to the t-ft', ct of run-
j ,,ing fast trains. "'' economy in-
!."(. " w as laid d on n by the Chief Enzt-
I ncer as the one proposition in railway ecun-
: omy " clearly, tally aud practically uemou- (
; strated.'' "Tbe wear and tear of the track
I ml machinery is equal to the squares of
! tbe speeds atwhieh tho trains aie run." '
At t( miles an hour the wear and tear is I
times greater than at 10. Speed should be
I in proportion lo business, and the small net'
! earnings of roads in this country h-j uui
j butes to the neglect of this rule and iLe
J atloption of uniform rates of speed, lie
j recommends IB miles an hour for pasienr r
j irains. Second, it was sou -ht Ij discover'
wbeiher increased receipts coTipen.s.ned t..r , oi.' J. da.y lw, ciiiie o'.m
Ihe damage by th extraordinary speed ami I states co-t of shops Sri I,:; 1 U'.
expenses of this express train run at .tiling acctiraey in etch iu-tanee 3
miles au hour txelu-ivelv fr pseuget$ hive been expended sinco Ju'v
The express trsiu runniiig was ooiniiieuccd cotn:u!tlc believ- ib.it Ii J cue en, t- 'i t ,
March 13, 1-37. The passenger income ' eot.
'for the last 6 months of 1 Sot), before the! July IS"'!, ab-fract sppe'ilel t- rep rt
j express, and the same income for the eor- showing total tlisbai seu ei ls in d.-taii, tr
responding months in 137 and ''i, after 3 years, sai l by Pie-ideut to have been
I ln e,F'rr!"'' ,unl UP " fJlhiw : f 70,034 01? made out by reterenc- to , v. ry w ,rri',l -m l
f in l?.-it. ?tsa,s(P4 5tiu l-37. $S.4. Sl'tl c-ntaio no error. Yet t .-. tin i-.it.-
ia ltkd. Vor t-o alx tuoatbaj ;a to, i laiUM vs o:n:c c-u.juj atcouts
of th lltree y.'r iho fr rco(;P s -.re
,) "'- ; .)..-(,, L-i i cl"- J ''
(Staled !) hoir the irradio.! .v r-f
u" "" -"i" 1 " ' r
Knnny r-,., f!!1?; p(
'fn im , ; in .. p. r
!;.., ;,, ru! r ,,.).,
S I.-.M: 1 1
fnini nothnij of wnr una tear 0' mi l
n,d Mir-ei.il.cr" H r ."H t':.? U' t :
ahour i?inti, tin rt c. ifif irerciMn ii,-(i-il
1'jt a nmeh l iri;. r ii.crea-e oe-
cirred in fr-ieht, 111 J 11 as ti have tnen
expeeted in pi-n-r, iiho'it the exprei.
Imieeil, flu: inerra.'.e i:i I -'it ccrurrtd m wt
probably o'lly bocau-e of the n-v-ion if rdo
Legislature and on (j ii nt Buy travel.-
l.it for Nov. and IVc. there ou;.l li u
n decrease, the r-ci-itus hein t Aw i-i
, other motiths tl nt in .".7. On Nov. 1 J,
j -T , niotion by Mr. Dielr to iiscotilitiu.i
.,.., ,..,-. ,,...,1 i. :
,he fxPrf" v"
,v7( f j. t'rr ririrct! ii to. Tho .r
it loin of" ilUO. .Iilivll r.fitl.i
I' r .1 siiihin pii.d, nr. i Id
to l-e .-lion iu I tie i.nnu.-il rep'.- t
Coll; r?- a .tockhol lers' :nei:it;.', thet...ti'ls
were i-sde-l at p. r c-nt , nnd product -5 1
premium 01 il-w
July I). I ' 57. (!.,.
Directors order. - I ?.'.. tl'.IO set ni,! an-
n.uiiv for -i- ki.i t in i. .Julv l--3s vu
111r.tr n of .lud-e llufi'.ii. Si.-.le's in:v.
toekho!ders ordi red tlie same iliin.'. D.-:.
P, Direei-.r- a,ain ordered this s,:,
to be set apart in i-'tatu bond.-, :i,, l ll.p.
n, ?i.)i, two years allt-r pi s-a- of tV aw
. r J . , ........
reni r iiii it land tint ma .'Am ii;. st,;-.ii, , I
the first instalmeni.S,3.t..!( w,s o a,'-, Me.
I S,r,t, Mtt. Haired h.to -U Com.
tani chops. Iheirt
recommendation, ('tor c u
or learn from others any re-i
son for it) tint fb t-- n which mu.i n .
up tibc-it the ship, for oilers, npe,-i.i;ves,
and other persons .should be hu.it bv tin
the o-t of '
their in i
OHOi, -,r eit'nt-r of tne -"; build.n.'s put up.
'J he rate of rent was (ifd by the Duecton.
u. M ,...,, , . i..lt ,',, .1, ,-,,..
P'1"1 tor '"v'rl1 .v""-' !"", r""t Pui 'V
some Ot tllelll, ajttlln.4 ( ) 1 M tUl)llll 111
t, otv,cs in- ot of any, ,ai 1 tlnis i
office r couid ti n ted ho v ti.n am.i'int of .
relit t0 h,. pii I was n-eert iiu 1 1. I, iter in
the report 11 is stated that t!i - tif.,1 ,no ;
the report it is RtateU tuat t .i.s ti' .l .no jj.it
of rent collected, as p. r statement f ,ri,i.l, ;.
committee, was. .lan y I, li3i, S I .-'- 3..
At. per cent on ti.e eo-t of b-.iidiaja as
sv r,to.i in Mr. Fisher's l ite report they wjuld
h.,vc paid this :im in K'.s than :l iiioihIh
rarponters' hills f.r wjr't (l.iuher f-via t
tlietiO art! ann-xe t. Am ution is et'.lc-l t
I Lil.s of Dudley A Ashley, inKiuiitin t-
? J-s,!ll7 '", because tin treasurer and hjok-
keep. r ray that if thj work was done by
contract the contract
them : most are nith
e not on ne witu
1-iie, an 1 one con
tains items of more than :Vi,!(l I for norlf by
the day in lH-""' the cre-lits for all of them
are cntc'-vl Ihe -1, l"-)-, !y
Presitb -ui, " who appears to hav
ln,.m with? at anv
ate by my di-iiitir-
este.l pirty competent to make ir "
May I ""(, D.'reetjrs or-lered a hoi-;
o' m-io'iiiieiy 1 1 t to cost ih-to
lb -hi Sd "". Btic't oiit and .virt-vni. r (- !!,
be e t;:lr-iet fV.!'" 73; lumber, shinjles,
pain'.ins, .V.', to be atlded. I'he niachiuirf.
Iiad oectipi-1 it '-' years ; did nut kno its
c.st, and had paid no ren.
i rii It', l-'-'iT, Directors ordered i IL-.
ta cost ioi more man ?-,'in.i. .t,e-.,r
r ne, .'leiior.e ami suavt-r as-oeim,a n
President to att, nd to it. The
j.riek. Didby and Asb'.sy's biM fore;
ui'-r s wors 'not itic.u.tiitg imnoer;
II US. (.'o-t of brick, bmibiT, in i-oi, r
p in tin . ,o.. cou.l not be acei taiii.'d.-
( 0 1 a 1 co-t. s ippo-cd to be $13,I!H or
( Mr. J.'ri,,., rj.H-.I t ttt, r inq irii g
! wby the limit wis so largely rtoeed.-.!-. thai
no ami Mr. . liana -nl tj ttis 1 re-i.ieitr;
on b.i-ine.-s connected with i:, .e:'t : i.lo
to uu.lerstan.l that it was bis b'ls-n- -s .ie-
tenniiied to have n-.ihins more to J th it,
aud kiwi nothing of :t.
.1 iiiy 1 " , 1 rest-it-u, rt poi c i l t.re II
rectors that they had provide! for a g.id
dividend oa the c.jI of ea;'i builoin by
tix'nii! a f .ir rent ; th" yhops only pay no
rent, fcut, i.elirsciiy, p.ty belter t H jri any.
It i. not eon.-.Jei eu j riiciou poiic.? to ncr.
row money at per cent, mil inves-i .1 in
hoj-es to e rented si j,. .r Ct tit.
Jan'y 1"'-', Piesi.u tit's rep .t( ex'
1 ordinary and u ua;nli.ii ised and gr-.-ari)
let fernug ith the com mil tee's 1 ibors, ta
c-st of shops ijl'l.-'n"
1 '1 (