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GEORGE 8, BAKER,
Editor ajh Pbopbietor.
All Leexa addressed to
Geo. S. IUkkjj,
pnmiy SEPT., 3, 1875.
and the subjection of our physical na
tures to beneficial and enlightened
infinenca, We look " npon . it gentle
men of the jury, that the judicial sys
tem of a country is its backbone, ' fHo
matter fcowira may disagree about
other things, we all believe in a clear,
full, and rigid enforcement of the lav.
Gentlemen the happy man is he who
obeys ft law. The waiting, languid
looking eye, the sad expression of the
mind indicates the unhappy man, the
man who disobeys the Jaw, who disre
gards the golden roje, 'donnto others
as you wonH tint they should do unto
you." el)ol4 his twisted, ill natured,
sour krouted vinegar face, and you will
It is unftcsccssary gentlemen of the I see the effects of disobedience of this
Grand Jury to call your attention in golden rule. The character of the
, detail to the various offences known to man makes as impression upon things
our law. They have often been de around him. When you see the open
fined and explained to you. IFc have intelligent honest face of the pointer
common law offences and statutory of- or shepherd dog, you may lay it down
fences. Statutory offences are those that hU master is an honest man, that
made so by tho Legislature, to get would do Injury to no one, but when
ahead of these wmart fellows always you bm the mean looking, sneaking
WE CHARGE OF HON. S. W.
5VATTS TO THE GRAND JURY
AT THE FALL TERM OV WAR
REN COUJ2T 1875.
trying to dodge the law, they are mada
ai the necessity arfcuss to undermine, to
check-mate these sama tmart fellows
-always disposed lc do cviL You have
observed at every Court, men coming
up and asking to be excused from
servin&r on the Grand Jury It is an
shame faced cur, with his tail between
his legs, you may know that his master
is dishonest and a breaker of the law.
We sit to administer the inexoriblc
law, we have no light to tamper with
it, but we take 'men as they are and
administer it with humanity. Man can
irksome, an importapt and responsible cultivate himself out of tfeesn natural
duty, and they fcuite te avoid it. passions, and he should strive to do so.
But without the organization of the These bumps ithat are just behind and
Grand Jury, you could bring no man to
justice. Every man must take his part
in the administration of the law of the
land, The fundament!, the great, the
grnJ principle that underlies all
government is the consent of the gov-
above the car, indicate the bad passions
of man. Man stimulates these organs
by whiskey, and stals his neighbor to
the heart. The idea of men, choping
each other up into sausage meal is
terrible. It may be possible, but not
crned. When the government under probable, that if a man takes the life
trhich we may lire, becomes burden- of his fellowman, except under extra
some and oppressive, we have the power ordinary circumstances, he can never
and the right U) fls in U our majesty be happy again. So in passing along
and grandeur and revolutionize that through this short space of time to be
government, to throw of these oppress cut down like the UUlas of the valley,
sions and burdens, and cast down the let us so act as to ha happy,
tyrants, ATonaichy may be upset, There is no use gentlemen, to run
aristocracy may be broken down and over and call to your attention sucji
of a fairy palace. At night, too whon
the Parliament is in session and all
the windows stream Garth light, tney
are still more beautiful and still more
inciting to thtfancy. The enterioris also
exquisitely grand; and this is tha great
legislative hall where the Queen, the
Lords and Commoners meet in coun
cil to framn laws for the people,
WesminUter Abbey is a much older
and nolUr building than the Houses
of Parliament, Within its walls rest
the remains or monuments of all those I I have seen a joung man sell a good
Englishmen who have distinguished Lfsrm, turn merchant and die in an in-
themselves by brgFd deeds in peace
it was discovered that they had been
struck by a rattlesnake coiled in the
nest. The mother seized the little boja
in her arms and hastened to the house,
where a new horror met her gaze. In
her .haste to secure the boja at the
barn ahe had set down a boiler of hot
water, into which the babe had fallen.
In thirty minutes all her children were
WHAT I HAVE BEEN.
and war. "Victory or Westminister
Abbey ! cried Lord Jfelson in enter
ing one ofhis seA-f)ghts,and he echoed a
common ambition. Burial in this sa
cred plaia is the highest honor that ctn
he paid to an Englishman, and it is only
allowed to the greatest. At one side
there is a small space called tha "Po
eta Corner," contains th fresh grave
of Charles Dickens. Bllent neighbors
to him are the memorials or remains
OF RICHMOND VJL
OF HENDERSON N C.
A SPLENDID OPPORTUNITY TO BUY GOODS!!
I have teen a farmer travel about so
much that there was nothing at boms
worth looking after,
I have seen a man spend more money
in folly than would support bis family
in comfort and independence.
I have seen a jouog girl marry a
young man of dissolute habits, and re
pent it as long as she lived.
. I have seen a mrn depart from truth I market pricea will be paid.
We announce to the citizens of Franklin, that we have opened in Louisburg
a law and well selected stock of DRY GOODS, FAMILY GROCERIES,
BOOTS & SHOES, Hats, CLOTHING & c. in fact, you can find most any ar
ticle usually kept in a first class villas store. But the best remains to be told,
we intend to sell our goods at the VERY LOWEST PRICES FOR CASH.
We pay special attention to our clothing department In which time we defy
competition. We earnestly ask that you give us a call, and examine our stock
and learn our prices, as we can make it to your interest to do so, COUNTRY
PRODUCE TAKEN IN EXCHANGE FOR GOODS, for which the highest
where candor and veracity would have
served nim a much better purpose.
T hum wen tha extrmmuM a.nrf fat.
gpencer, Shakespeare, ,y of cnUdren bring their parents to
r-m w W T"i 1 '
uamden, iec tionson, allium, Aryuen, i poverty and want, and themselves to
Addison, Handel; Garrkk, Goldsmith, disgrace.
Sheridan, Macauly, Thackeruy, Pal- I have seen a prudent and Industrious
merston, and others no less famous in wife retrieve the fortunes of a family
history and literature. Another part her husband pulled at the other
f the annoy is divided into ten chap- ena OI ine "
els, within which rsposo the king,
Ofleis his Proiesaional Services to
the public in
Ertry department or
Louisburg at Warren ton over
Denta Hotel, Norwood A Davis Store.
Dr.XJ daleae Dr. E.Malon. J,
Market Street cast of Court House.
LouUburg, N. C.
Court Street Louisburg N 0.
queens And princes', and tha transepts
and aisles also shatter illustrious dead.
St. Nklwlatfor September.
I have seen a young man who de
spised the counsels of the wise, and
advice of the good, and his career end.
eJ in poverty and wretchedness.
'WISH I HAD DAT MONEY NOW.' S. A. SteVeHS & CO.,
mobocray may be rented and over
I have thought gentlemen of the
jury, in looking back into the ancient
history of man, that all governments
in ancient times, under the old or
Mosaic dispensation were monarchies,
and that under the new or christian
dispensation, they erc republican.
Ours is a government peculiarly in the
hands of the people. You gentlemen
constitute one of the important forms
of that government. No man can in
this free government of oura be de
prived of his liberty except by the pro
crimes as murder, arson, larceny &c,
there Is no use in my saying any thing
about them, j If a man is going to do
those things; why be will, and wo can't
help It.Jthats all. If he will bring
down tho gray hairs of his father In
sorrow to tho gravo, why he will, aud
we can't help it. No use to talk to
him, no use to pray over hija AH truth
is alike truth Ciushed to the earth,
will rise again. Behold tho breaker of
the law. Watch him down the thin
vista of time, see his various mean
dcrings. and what is his end. A hulk,
a wruek, blasted hopes, he is like a
Tha Vicksburg Iear Id says; A
th first tltna sinca the war, and the
old man's delight at aaaing one of
Corker Mam aud Gkanbt Sts.,
The largest Stock of the aboye
goods in Virginia.
All goods guaranteed to be sold ar
low as in any Northern City, as our
business facilities are unsurpassed.
Our goods are all manufactured to
order and we ask a visit or an order
from tnose desiring goods in our tide
to convince them of the advantage ob
tained ic dea'.iog nearer home.
Having been establithtd twelve
years and having sold largely in the
vicinity ol Franklin County, all can
p'ace since I Ust saw yoa, uncle Joe. refer to the public generally.
fie aie &geuis nun &ccp u ,uu m
large assoitment of Pianos and Parlor
Organs at Manufacturs price,
fend for Circular.
Sep, 1-1 -y.
friends in old times
After a hearty hand.;
shaking and a protracte'd laugh pecu
liar to the Southern darkey, the gen
tleman asked :
"Well, Uncle Joe how aro you get
ting along in the world ?"
'Sorter slow Marie Wilson, Been
had rheum arix right smart lately, and
things ain't gone J 'zactly right no how,'
replied the darkey,
1 A great many changes have taken
Death has taken your old masUr away,
the family are
four quartors of
cess of law, he has the power to con- squeezed orange rotten at the core, and
front the witnesses against him, the ut the butt. Behold the doer of the
benefit of counsel learned in the law, Jaw. He may be the humblest of the
to see that no injustice is dona him. liluJ, and yet around his own little cot
All law that was over written human tage home, the beautiful birds hopping
or divine is arbitrary. Mn have cor- from limb to limb, singing their sweet
tain inalienable and natural rtj?hts,givep D,0rning son the remains of his hon-
to them by tho Great Light of nature.
Law is a rule of action, Sin and crime
arc 8yconomous terms, one is the viola
tion of the natural law, the other a
violation of the human law. If a man
drinks himself to death, or cats too
much, he violates the law of natnre.
A an has no right to go and disturb
the quiet of the community. IJe has
no right to take up and live in adul
terous intercourse with a woman, cer
tain of his natural rights have been
surrendered to,the community tor tho
common good, (jcutlouieu, it is well
to obey tho law. The greatest sufferer
is he who violates the law. The same
universal law applies to man and beast
and vegetables. We are the architects
of our own misfortunes.
The age of progress is upon us, agri
culture the sciences aq4 the arts are ex
panding and we must bo up and doinji,
ored father resting under the willow
tree, his comely housewife sets the
house in order, or withdraws the lacteal
fluid from the well fed eows his little
white haired children climbing upon
his knee, and all is peace and happiness.
Gentlemen of tho jury, I luive de
tained you this long, because we have
had nothing else to talk about: If I
scattered about the
the globe, the farm
is divided up and strangers occupy the
old house. It makes on feel rirht
sad, uncle Joe, to think of the changes
that have been wrought by old Father
Yass replied uude Joe. 'Yuu
'member when I was a slave I worked
hard at odd times, and made money
nuff to buy myself. I paid old Massa
$1,090 for my freedom.'
Yes,' said Mr. Wilson, I remem
'Wish I had dat money now,' mused
tho old Markay,
'Well, yes,' replied Mr. Wilson,' it
would be quite a fortune for yon
'Lots o' fortune, ear,' said the old
man mournfully, and every lime I
think about it I kinder rue de bargain. I of fhp PoTlP.V HflldfifS.
v:-. ... n,..r . j .i.ii I
ANCE & BANKING
$10,000.00 United Slates
Bonds Deposited with
the Treasurer of the
State, for the
COTTON COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
Beppectfully solicit consignment of Cotton Fhlprwr who conin to u
will be afforded every facility.
Elf BAGGING and TIES furnished.
HALL'S SELF-FEEDING COTTON GIN.
"I'll in.if jw, . rTl
then, but now hp ain't wuff a dam.
The following aro sm" of t,c reawns why HALL'S GINS nra superior to
all other? t
t. It m g pcnnrtm'c,; :t reqn?res 'hi atimdance of no experienced gin
ner, an1 M ierc with the I or of one hand.
3 '. It will piek m re C t on In a given length of time than any other
G5i ia nse.
31. It never BREAKS THE IlOLL, thereby 1 slog no time, and making a
more even snd be'ter fampK
4th. Ir will run hner without whetting or sharpeme; the 8elf-Fredrr
will not crry to the Saws ny hrd cuhtttnees txnt will injure them, nth ai
rock?. ni'f, ftickr. hard unmatured bVrt &c., wlich also render the danger
from FIRE much lew.
5th. It picks the teed c?eamr thsn any other Gin in n e, thereby m-tking a
We have in cur possession the remit of a test in which one pound of Lin'
Cotton wm produced from two prim da, seven and ont -half nances of 8eol
Cotton. 1 hese Gin are perfect and complete in every partierH and are
made to run at high speed, They can be found in almost any section in North
Carolina wnere uotton is grown.
Price, $5 per Saw. Send for Circular.
lnvc amused j ou I am glad to learn it, Mighty changes in dis world, maasa.'
If I have not, yon must take tho, will
for the deed.
oina.toi Pairtieiilsurs OF
tho Trnfirxiy Conflict
ing' Xleiortt o.
PjkjjAMA, Aug. 25. The President
Garcia Moron a was assassinated in his
palace at Quito on the 16th inst.
The news caused a ereat sensation
In an article which we wrote some
two months sinca, we reflected as we
are told bv afriend conversant
with the facts, that we commented
too severely on tho Commis
sioners or rranklm. The countvs
finances have been grossly misman-
ageu ana many , county orders have along the coast, He was killed by an
boon hanged, by whioh the Troasury I officer, Capt. Raga, whom be bad dis-
Whv are vou made to tke thi. nth uave eon Qbod, but it is not be- plowed. Ragt first struck the Prts -
" I 1 . I it.. 1. . 1 a t '
noUcc this oath closclv, examine it 110 voq M wa Rr wanned, by the UT" fcUW u" ur """
digest it, and you will find in it much PP10 of tha onUQiv tlkl tli0 P'efccnt
that is beautiful. In taking the oath ha8 wilfully and knowingly
o r u . - iing me assassin, two young men
rcpreecnt strength and fidelity. Envy the fraudj that Uve perpetrated then fired at the president with rerol-
hatred and malice, mean tho same thing rQ" luo Clc!, none mey nave w. The President fell on his face
and constitute the meanest nature of 56011 v6 10 ult they show a I morUUy wounded and baa since died
, w I ni t llin rfnoes a w I I -i? a I Tl a a
aou nave called htsh heaven I ""it'e" juuvijr niTesugaie mcjuuBgora eacapea. A.noiner ac-
every irrogulanty to which their at - I count says the President was attacked
tontuw is palled, I by five Grenadier Colombians In Quito
In this connection wa would sav that "port 1 that a revolution bad
the oitiions of Franklin nw A f l UP m UTOr or utw candidate for
- w n t i . .
mtitniAMi. n.n.. rnanaencToy ueaerai roianco, wtio
0 . ft. ., fcMu MUJIIU V. J ku. A.. J .
macnecr, tie was instantly run
through the body by a sentry on duty
who at the same time fired apiece, kill
and these people around you to witness
that you won't prompt any one from
envy, hatred or malice. Hens vole nee,
reverence and conscicncioitsrtess have
been beautifully and truly said to con
stitute tho crowq of man. Ujuo other fcalIes cditor of the fTowpfer, for ex -
qualities the feet, AH theso Qualities P08"? tue fru3s and rascality piac-
are tied together by 4lver chords and t,ced ul,'n tbem. To him more than
-threads which ara toucbed and plsvcd 11 oiners notongsthe credit.
upon by circumstances. Gentlemen. Warrenton Gazette.
. - ' w
think of the oath vou hare talm
How grand and how beautiful it is.- THE HOUSE OF PARLIAMENT
The man who wrote that oath, was not
AND WESTMINISTER ABBEY.
onlya lawyer, but a philosopher and a
Nothing is positively known but
what the Government chooses to pub
lish when the steamer left Quay Aquil
on the 10th inst, tha had been no
metaphysician, lie was a fine Judge
pf human nature, well versed in these
qualities which belong to all men civi
lized and uncivilized. qQ back ljjto.
uncivilised tribe of South Africa and
New Zealand, and you will find certain
characteristics among them, hatred
malice and the love of reward, or a dis?
position to be bribed. But we gentle
men live an4 flourish in the full blaze
of the Nineteenth, Century, where
mind is begining to ruje over matter.
The crayin! of mnri "ontnues to en
lar and tncre:isc n lineiiugs and will
;KU ? H tl dcyel.'jHUucf(, u hH miud
The Houses of Parliament s the
i louse of Commons and the House of
Lords stand close bj the river at
Westminister, irith the Abbay in the
- 11 V . 1 1 -it .
f nrt ruuauij you Will LO more
pleased with them than with the other
buildings that you have seen in Lon-
Motlicr Stul AIPlio
A Des lloinea, Iowa, correspondent
of the Chicago Tribune writes: A. re
markable incident occur rred near Vir
oqua a few days ago, in a family whose
name my informant could not rtmem
ber. There were three little children,
the oldest being five, years, two of
The Farmville has ever been noted
for its promptness and equity in pay
ment of losses, and its general liberals
ty to the insured, fts increasing busi
nesa and popularity, place it in the
front rank of the Insurance Companies
of the Country,
All classes af risk.', such as, Steam,
Water and Horse powei Cotton Gins,
Store Houses. Stocks of Good", Resi
dences &c taken at equitable rates,
GEO, 8. BAKEK, AGENT for
LouUburg. N, C, Sept. 33 m.
LOUISBURG, N. a
SASH, BLINDS AND
MADE to ORDER, and ail kinds of
Hacking work dose at short notice, on
as reasonable terms aa elsewhere in the
State. All grades of Cofiins, Furnish
ed, with hearse.
Tongue and Groove floor
ing and ceiling, a
Sept 3 3-m.
IIYMANS k DANCY,
Geueral Agents for North Carolina and Virginia,
JOS. J. DAVIS.
ATI'T ill COUNSELLOR at LAW
JjOUISBUBO, FSAKKUN CO. N.C.
Will practice in the several coutta of
Granville, Franklin, Narh, Wane a and
Prompt attention paid to tl-o
collection and remittance of money.
Jaly 15, 1871.' '
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
FnaxxuKiosr, N. O.
Will practice In the courts of the 6th .
Prompt attention given to the col Ire
tion'of claims. Ho 60 tf
C. H. (Me, . H. Sjeicer
COOKE & KrKKGES
ATTORHETS AND C0OHSELL01
Aa4 f5 olle.lt q lis.
LOUISBURG N. C.
Will attend the Courts of Nanh.Frar.k
tin, Granville, Wanen.and Wake Couo.
t'us. h!so the Supreme Court id Kort i
Carolina ami the U. S. Circi.it and Dis
Couits. Nj 7 tf
I-I J JR, 2sT S S
I have Just o pcrcd a harreos anl
saddle lu.p in Zouivlmrp, I ha1
keep nlayp on hnnd a go ttork r
Machine made IlarneaH and Raddle.
I employ parx and ixn rirrced work
men, and I warrant all tbe wmk put up
by me ; all kinds ol ri-painng In my
line done on Idt noMre and on very
reasonable ttrros. My Shop U over Mr.
T. W. Carlilt,a Storo on. Main btrteu
dff I aolicit the patronage ol the
people of Franklin, , -
Y. C. CL1FT0X. 1 .
E. C. SALUSBUIIY.
At ray Gallery over Mr. T. X.'Car
lile's Store can he found at all tiroes
round, square and rustic frames I am
also prepared to take Gem It pes, 'trd
and cabinet sise Photographs.
When vou want a crood nietnn nl
J. C. HOWL, yourself and fsnily, call at my GaUtry.
Y. B. CLlFrOIT.
amstoury ss Rowe. "six reasons why
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS H
Also, Carpets Oil Cloihs. Window Shades and
M ATTE ASSES.
IdP Call and examine out stock before punliasin; cWb"ro,
NO. 207 and 209 MAIN 8TKKET.
Lathes alwavs on
SMITH & BEACHAL1.
wbom went to the ban to find hens'
don, For, while thev are large 'and I Tney fottBd 0Iia d crawlAdto it.
irnpiq4j,Ueyhaveasortofairjgraee aaone OI uieta wst fcU band
which s nrodueed hv nnm ,urwMU w w . eggs, wnea be
- J I 1 t.VJ I. . . . I
.pi.,! MHHri-l scrollwork. T. v. ' STL YABBOBOUGH 110 USE
m " ii anaaua aaaaaa. ia ninsr mi
what I compare them? They seam so I v. .. .v .
Mr wmf fr u . tSTE: iBAlBSH. 11, C,
TbD, pr Uta insteaa pf stone, and they I Both then acreamed, wWatj ouicklr
ii "til miaV ! !.Tl? f?f hfr, svon I bright their xaothcrto the spot, when I W. ULACKNELL. Proprietor.
i T . ' "
yr a. n r & b r o.
Franklinton, N C,
Art ditermined to close out their LAltGE and ASSORIXD STOCK o
AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE FIGURES.
If you want gcoJs CHEAP- CALL ON TIIEif , Any Wad of prodooe
taken at best prieer,
W A R D & 6 R 0.
Famkliuton, N, Ct
YOU SHOULD IKICTS XH
TIIE PENN MUTUAL
LIFE IflSURAflGE COMPANY.
021 CIIESTSUT STREET,
1st, Bectttie It Is one of the oldest
cotapanies in the country, and past the
day of experijaeata,
31. Uecaoae every policy bolder la
a member ot tbe Company, entitled to
all its advantages and privilege, hav
ing a tight to vote at all elections (or
trustees, and in us nas an inSnenca In
8d Icauae it has the 1 arrest
mulated fund of any Lite Insurance
Company in the Ktau.
4tb, Because by economical man
agement, iU ratio of axpensea to tout
income Is lax below the average ot Ljfe
Companies, (See QScial Insnranco
5th, Kecanae it has declared mora
dividends in nan bar, and of a large
average percentage, than any Company
la the United Elates, v
For example: Policy No 1C, for
f SOOO, has been paid to tbe . widow of
a Philadelphia merchant, upon which
twentj'threo dividends had been des
dared, a ve aging filly atven per cent.
Itad tbese diviOendt been used to pur
chase additions to this policy, $5,040
moie would have been realised mik
og the policy worth $11,046.
Ctb, lixanse it HliUral in its man
agement, prompt in iu setttlemeats,
aale bejoad a contingency, and iu rates
are as low a any firt-cUs Company
in the country.
Principal Featuret.-Small expeiues,
absolute security .laree return pmniums,
prompt psyment of losses, and liberali
ty to the insured.
W; ILFDiCn, Gctfl, llanagtr for
W. D, BPRUILL, Gcn'L Agent,
Franklin ton, H, C.