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r- jfWw'rtEif.ioB the Counim.5:
;i 4aaa tea
By Eugene Hall.
4Yoii sec Addie, one gets tired of
saying the same thng over and over
again. Sidney would not take no,
last night, so by way of variety I
said y es."
i'Do you mean Carrie that you
are engaged to Mr. Moran 7
"I suppose yOu would call it that,
but I am only temporizing to see
the circumstance as I havr. sn
please don't mention my ever hav
ing heard the name before." :. : - '
So Carrie drew her own conclu
sions in regard to their acquain
tancc '.and felt eome curiosity in re
gard to their meeting, for they were
expecting Messrs Ewing and Moran
TU!. saxv ' wr- it Uthnt von have
pretcuiej j,aTe n0'aCq0ainunce
vith Mr.- 'WQTQ lhan j can
understand, j have hcQn certain
all along ihat u hlm and
just think of your .fencing It to his
now coma vow x
J did not positively t'ny iv re
and while they were in conversation plied Addie coloring, "I ha every
the gentlemen, were announced.
! Carrie-received them with anrettv
blush, and Miss Ralstoo with the
distance of a stranger. A smile of
recognition on Ewlng3 handsome
face wa3 put to flight, by the absent
expresbion on Addie'e, which de
nied an r acouaintance. The for-
mality of utter strangers soon gave
I could riol'Ttefear glincing In the
mirror to Beethe'est of my Trords'
anc conciuaea ne naa t&ukiy agreed
-with me, for he had turned abA vas
soon in conversation' with that
Sny I 3loU ' fVji-'JLoVe.i
simple Mabel Bayton,- whose rich -h - c . ! L . ,
-uU Diet" U still unmarried.- V-8".0."! OPlHnrcW.'jmVwV Tn,V
L001riTl ICravi I w ni ;ii r ..frz;
. BUom' in those dramtt in ml life
thttin tra'gM j)tlos surpaas all that
ver vti writ bv"a tlaYwricht. has
i il l' t.j c ,'.
reason to believe that he haofhr
gotten me, and I did not intend him
to think it was different with me,
I was : introduced to him us a
stranger and acted the part of one,
when asked if he had not met me
I never saw Mr. Ewing again until
to night, and I confess It was my
desire to impress upon him
hao forgotten hU existence
After.-mom cnts vause,' Carrie
said, circu stances: fcre certainly
against him and yotl may do right,
yet how do you know hxt that he
than tie few tines'. In eclool-'rii
addressed her pirtuts'aod 8iitcx ly
un, that I of fa FrsncbeoSHSy few SaTr. ; ' PRICE S 1,900 i
1 committed suitiie t HerV was simply DiptWt'elrilaict 'StcvAUui
Itory of1 unrequited love. Machinery cn sppUcati
s no taint of ruilt atbut p Weowm n to
before, I did not deny it, but did might have- explained: hj conduct
Diiraccinna" farHc what effect it will have upon Charlie, place to interesting conversation,
DAVIS & COOKE.
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LOUISBURG, Til KLIN CO. H. C.
Will attend the Courts of Naeh.Frar.k
lln, Granville, Warren,and Wake Omn
ties, alao the Supreme Court of North
Carolina and the U. S. Circuit and Dis
nct Courts. No. 7 tf
W. H. SPENCER.
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LOUISBURG N. C.
B, K BULLOCK JR. T. T. MITCHELL.
Bullock & Mitchell,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
FHAjraumoiT, N. C.
Will practice in the courts of the Ctti
Prompt attention given tnthe collect
Uon of claims. No BO tf
Kwing." There were roguish dim
ples playing around the pretty
mouth and a wicked light in. "'the
brown eyes as she glanced through
their incessant winking at Addie,
As she expected Addie flushed, and
then her blonde face was as fair as
usual, a shade whiter as she asked,
"In what way do you wish to effect
"Yofu see dearl when I find a
statue in society, I try to make an
impressign on it. , Now there is
Charlie Ewing, who is as stately
and immovable as a ironumcnt to
constancy. Nothing that transpires
effects him. I have talked to him
by the hour with all the child like
innocence and simplicity of Mrs.
Partington, I have talked sense and
nonsense wiui me same success.
Now I am going to flirt desperately
with Sid Moran and' watcV with in
terest the result."
Addie Ralston looked from the
Jbroad bay -window, a tired expres
sion rested on her sweet face, " and
without lookfng around she asked,
"do you care particularly to make
a , favorable impression upon Mr.
and a highly enjoyed- evening was
not agree that it was so. It seems
that he remembered that Summer
too well, to believe that I did not.'
I was too proud to own that I was
passed, during the 1 alter . partl of playing - a part, for of coorse he
which Mr. Lwmg asked Aqdie,!ii ne would question the motive, and as call him to account Tor his condict;
could be mistaken., in thinking he, krangc and rcdiculous as it seems, neither do I fcel liko inectimr h'm
,naamet ner uetore." - he was real angry, bellevincr I had
"I dare say ,'r she . replied lightly., some motive for cutting his ac
quaintance. - ; '
; ''Well," said Carrie 4you area
strange, strange creature!"
j 4But I am not,"- said Addie al
most angrily, and if you knew all
if you have , roamed ; about much,.
I am; a proverbial rolling 8tone.'r
t4Yps,'! replied Sidney, "one that
makes all the impressions, without
taking any.V ' . . -.;
V " ) 1 IVI1
his eyes fixed on Jijer reproachfully,
"that crushes .. many heartleaves
.'and tears from their hold manv
clinging vines, in its careless me
andering." In spite of herself, Addie could
not keep back the rich blood from
i her cheeks, but remarked a little
coolly,: "don't draw on your imagi
nation for effecting similes, they are.
not applicable to me"
"I wish it was only imagination,"
he replied more warmly.
"Well" she said, still embarrassed
by his earnestness, "Observation
is only another word for imagina
tion in every affaire de cour. One
person should not be judged by the
'I should ? think,!', replied' Addie
somewhat; impatiently, I4that four
years tos J sufficient .tuno fv his
hojnorsrexrianationi . I shall never
as a friend. I thought that to ignore
his acquaintance, . would be mora
mortifying to him than to be ro
l Here waa
it to awaken remorse j nor hroVciir ttwi
to Im reproaclcd,butouly LlinV despair
As ln those few Utes she4 unwltfiogly
betrays, her love vax unsought, hut so
all-compassing was it that on-msl3euly
buldnes tho.fUeJfyr IovtIb reUirn,
and finding that Lottie?, the light cf
her life. and she sought refege in, dt s0
Her letteV teini.ll'itb that 'trans-.
rWota w Vara v
ld Srcond haod Enibts.. Tobtcta
tachintry Jtcla' , ' ' v
' A.NICII0L3.r:Duiao; 1 Ijlst, -t
BBKBOIV & P LBS4?iTdf :Iotis A
.barir, 3 Eugioea. , , i
I Wf fl iLaLOaY.TfVi:BUa Za-
aiAt " " ' ... . . - . .
: T Ti EsiOIl'Tefjcn.Oriit stinT - y
j I A BUXTOK; Isclico. Elai,
parent simplicity which no ,ari, cstTl Mill. . rt .vo-lt 0T .1
t.v-.: ..'!.. .-4. : e u rod up mub
Dear; MoTnut and Patuer:--!;
O W QHILEi Reedy Ctt; CWJ
raembered coolly. He geemed to I KJ, JwUrforgiTe eaorrowJ cie;
think it impossible: that I had for- J wy. rash aet, but ,lif.u put dull
gotten him.uland . let- - reallr blank to roe now. : Do not Uaino Bor'
PBICB & CO..fctatesvrJ;
raiisyALTi &sqx, .Uspn nvr
for he has tried to reason with- me, Lut
all in vain. He can give mo' no horo
that I hall ever te more to htm than
a friend, and, rather than life without
2 Loniibnrtr. EctriBf.
angry. I don't) suppose ho will
the circumstance, you would not -come again white: I am here, and I
say so." am sure 'I don't care. V Vit bean-
What are they asked Carrie I tiful face' was cold and nrcud: and
saucily.' - none guessed the cau?c of so great I tu 4ve 1 have determined tn uke my
4If vou nromise never to mention l.a chansre In the once warm MrtM I I"6 There are a few reooeila I
it 1 will tell you." - and merry girl; not qven Carrie,
'Of course, said Carrie with the I her most intimate friend had ever
come to ; any conclusion until to
night, and : it was this that Addie
loved Charlie even as he did her.
She remembered well hia interest
and phitnt lor Victor jr. v ' , 1 ' 4; T
13 DALTO ReidiTiiU,ps!Wtsa
citjlnff for Faehiry. - ;
Walclimaker and J ew
FINTi Watches aud Jewelrjr ofrthe bea
Manufactora and at the lowot ps Ices.
All work personally attended to nnd war
Whitelaw & Crowder,
Marble & Stone
Corner Fayetteville andDain Streets.
Ewing, or is it only your love of appearance of others, for circum-
stances alter cases."
"Are you as skeptical in regard
to ones experience," he asked smil
ing at her embarrassment,
Rurmingl her taper fingers ner-vously-through
the leaves of a
book, she answered, "Your ex
perience is beyond my knowledge,
which brings the argument to a
"You are' mistaken." he said
taking a seat nearer her and speak
ing so7ow that the others in conver-
"I couldn't possibly decide,"
laughed the wicked little beauty.-
"If I thought him private property
I'd let him be, but nobody's sweet
heart is any body's."
"If he was a sweetheart of mine,"
said Addie, I should not object to
your plan, if he remained true to
me it would prove a ; happy test,
and if he bowed at your , shrine I
should consider it a fortunate one."
"I don't know so much about
that," said t a ighty Carrie. with a
mental' reservation (unless it is
necessary to" make peace) ;
You see," commenced :iAddie I
flourished around at -all of the
ivatcring places, nnder the most and agitation when she first spoke
favorable circumstances, beautiful, of her beautiful friend, and she also
wild, and only sweet-sixtecn, which remembered with regret, his ask
made my manners charmingly ing if it was truo that "she suf-
piquent, and if my youthfulues had fered much Io38 by the failure of
not have enhanced my beauty and the bank of : She however de
grace. You know Uncle John's tcrmined not to mention it to Addie,
money would.' It was generally as matters looked dismal enough
known or believed that I was to be now for a peace making Mr. Ewincr
his heiress. I believed it myself. I seemed so noble,couid he be only a
was at White Sulpher Springs, I fortune hunter. Although, circum-
met Charles Ewing. When I say stance were against him; she would
that he was my shadow there, you not lose faith in him yet. However
will understand the ooDortunities she took a spiteful nlcasure in
he had for playing the adorable. volitntcerirg the information that
LENOIR, Forks of PUeoo.lITl
Machlstffi if t - ; t . C
: -GREEN -U LEE.ThoojMTina, Easr f
Mill SarpHe. .....
oold ask of you and then I am ready Pirtorl P '
. , ,, . ' Eih &. Biinu Factory. . . ,
to die. First of all, promise mo dear -rrW ' p' Trrr x '
fatLer that you will hold Ben entirely JtSfllllll , jolUllier "
RICHMOND. VA. T
Llamelcsfl,'and for the love I bore hia
treat, him ever aa africod.;,X do not
want mother, Annie, orMbllie to wear
mourning for me, for the black garment
would only be a reminder of my sad
end.( Let me be buried where the sun
.amci, .Dd trj la p mj gn,. it r . Tntopnal PftVPnilA
all I want the world to know. Try
to bear my death bravely, , and take
comfort from my brothers and sisters.
Dear parents forgive . and pray f jr
your poor . daughter. . j . .
' . '. - - Julia.
Dkar Mollis: I would ask of
jou a few favors. They are these:
When I am dead give mother my gold
set, sinnio my tnrquoi ring, keep
' Mav 1. 187C.to April Si, 1877.'
.' ' " '
The Revised Statutes of the VnlUd
States, Bectiocs 2237, sad
8239, reqclre every peraoM ojtti Ur
aoj boinraa, afocatioa, ot employe
ment which render, biw liable to
a Special Tax, 16 proccre atd pUe
conipicuooily in his eatabtlahaest cr
place of baafoeas a'STAHP dooUo
the pajment at said Special Tax Ut
the Special-Tax Year begictloj Cay
1, l87o,blorecoamDCieg orcnotita
You know very well that during a Addie wa3 then on her way to All my watch and chain and pearl ring for Id business after April Sa, 1578.
summer a most bewildering flirta- an engagement to teach, had left yourself and rive to Pannio that set of .'LeTve aJbrCed withia l,blP
fancy work l tiad commenced. Let
uon can taKe place without either ner tn.t morning. Tnc conversa
party committing themselves, at tion took place in a book store, his
engage- countenance did not express indif-
least bo far as to effect an
ment. At the close of the season
Charles Ewing - left very suddenly,
and without a word of adieu to mo.
I was questioned on all sides as to
the cause of his abrhpt departure,
it was generally believed that I had
Raleigh. N. C.
sat ion did not hear. "It is but the
doubt, til 'shake' of. her head, 'feligi- begining of an argument, for it is
Die ouers are ioo scarce w uy ribjiuu. time that ypU knew of my
"Would you win and marry a
.man, wuv jUU v.v.v. v a startiea ffiance, ana tremor oti aiscaraea nim. out l was as icr
your acquaintance, could win if she ; thc whJte hands i betrayed an unus- norant of the cause as you, until I
had the same opportunity f ual agitation, but the deterraina- overheard a conversation between
les, upon tne pnucipie, nrst tion not to surrender without a two trentlemen on the hotel veranda.
struggle, showed itself in the haugh- It seemed they had been talking of
tv poise oi me queen.y neaa, ana. .us oeiore l w:aiKca to tne win
the tight clasp in which the book
wTas. held. There was no tremor in
the voice that coolly said, "One
would ju lge from your conversa ;
tion, that we wer.e old acquain-.
tahc and wre rehearsing dhd old
We have adde to our etock a splen
did JOB PRESS, with an elegant
selection of tjpe of the latest styles,
aad we are now prepared to do
la the neatest and heat manner, v ' "
Sn voa neftd'ttot .send vonr -JOB
WORK North, for we will do itiust a
well and cheap as jou can get it elsewhere.
come, first serve," she said laRgh-:
ing gaily. r- ' :
4iSuppose Carrie you had been
the first apparently and after sur
rendering your heart you found
that the preference was not mutual
Would you not withdraw without
"I should not betray myselfbut
I would fight It out to the bitter
end, wouldn't you ?"
"No," replied Addie, -I wbuli
not stoop to pick up a hcart-vhich
had fallen, at ray feet, it must be a
freewill offering, not btoughtto me
through pity or yielded by persua
sion, nor would I do anything to
expedite the movements of a tardy
lover." r?r ?
V "Ah! you are radical in your no
tions, I am afraid you wont get up
dow, for one remarked : '4Wclll
it is a bad stroke of luck for Ewing,
he is a fast liver and , it will take a
considerable, income to support a
fashionable wife. She loses even
the,chance of a fortune by. the mar-
difficurtT.M . . I rfage of -Uncle John." I knew
"We are 1" he said desperately, I then that they were speaking of me.
while his handsome face grew white I The anger and mortification I felt
and his black eyes flashed defiantly, I at their light way of speaking of
HWhy you ognofe all past acquain- .ns, was indi3cribable. ,It wa3 ex-
tancewiiu me, n Denooves me to rjlamed-then whv Unarlie had Ielt
a r -
enquireJ t ; i i '(
.The-little part that .8he had.affec
ted, was taking a serious turn, and
half angry -at his pertinacity, she
said with a touch of sarcasm. 4 'So
you really can not be persuaded
that any one 'having.once met Mr.
me. so . abruptly. ,He could net
waste time with me,' 'tint go,. in
Eearch of one who could bring him
a fortune. ' I conld spare him very
well, for I .had a number of
admirers, and had quite a gay time
the remainder of my stay. At
ference, yet she failed to read it.
(To be Continued.) .
AY 111 ot" nix JZtarl of Pern
Imprimis For my soul I confess
that I have heard very much of souls
but what they aro or whom they sie,
or what they are for, God knows, I
know not. They tell mc now of an
other world, where I never was, nor
do I know one foot of the waj thither.
While the King stood I was of his re
ligion and made my eon wear a caspock
and thought to make him a' Hiahnp;
then'came' the Scotts and made him;
a Presbyterian, and since Cromwell
entered! have been an independant.-
These 1 Believe are the 'Kingdoms
three estates, and if any of these can
have a soul I may claim one, therefore
if my executors Sod that I hav a'
oul I give .it too him. who "gave it to
me. Jtem; l give inyaeer to Ltrl of
Salisbury, who I know will preserve
them because be .denied the King. a
buck out of his own park. Item: I
give nothing to Lord Say, which leg
acy I give him . because, l know be
nu Dcaiow it on tne poor, item:
flirtations enough tokeep;you busy, Ewing ccrald possibly forget the' cir- the very last bail I attended who To T.m May I rive five shiilinca I
saying nothing about redaiunng a cumstahceV' ,. y should I see in an opposite mirror int.nded'bim more but whoeverha,
-:f:-yA -"Itis possible that Charles Ew- approaching me, but Charlie Ewing, - Been hia nistory of the PariiamenL
What do you mean, asked Ad- ing may have escaped the mind of when he got near me it was impos- think five shiHiair to much 4I rive
die quickly. "Nothing at all I talk Miss Ralston, ; but LscaVcely :think siblc for him to get .around in front Lieutenant Goveor" Cromwell cue
allkird ofnonsense JikcI :use to, that a, 'summer of ; circumstances' owing' to' 'the ' crowd; ' ' ' That wordof mine UcausV hitherto he
me be buried with my plain ring on
my finger, and put the buttons Ben
gavome in my eoffin.: Keep cn with
your music and play often, for I aivraya
dearly loved to hear you. Now, "dear
Eugene, Fannie, Jake, and Annie
Maurice, and Mollie, all good-by
Kiss me before lam laid in'mygrave.
Radical Ootxssolatlon .
A hen RepuUicans aro charged with
corruption the fact is not' deok-d,- but
they attempt to palliate their crime by
charging a Democrat with ' corruption.
The 3ii7ior gives : the " following collo
quy: 4Qrant Republicans invariably
console themselves m this way: . '-
DeuwBlaine got the money, "j
Rep So did Tweed. :
Dem Schenck is a swindUcr. , ' j
" RepSo'u Tweed. :;''- : I
Dem Bristow took a big fee. "
Rep So did Tweed. '
Dem Delano swindled the Indites,
Rep- Twed iwindled the "hitemanj
- Dem Babcock Is indicted: for 'city
iVadiing;"1 ?!'';::- " i
Rep So was Tweed.
Deia -Grant is partial to knaves
' Rep So is Tweed.
' Dem Shepherd is the "boss1' city
Rep-So is Tweed.
Dem--Joyce and Avery are ia jalL
Rep So wxa T.weed.
please learn me to be sensible like
you, there is the door hell now."
Addie Ralston was visiting her
friend, Carrie who believed she
had learned , a secret. When 4 she
questioned Addie about Charles
Ewing, she had said, I mayhave
mot him some times in my travels,
thelaame strikes me &6 sounding
J familiar, I dare say he has forgotttn
could, but if you will pardon, me for
this intrusion, I shall not again at
tempt to renew old friendship or to
cultivate . ne w, so rising he bowed
detestable. Maj. , Graves .whispered
here comes another dangler, throw
out your line."
"Now" I I never could endure old
coldly, .remarking the lateness of Maj. Graves, and my reply to his
the hour to Moran, they said good remark was intended as much for
night and left. - " him and his attention asrtVas for
T When The; girls were alone, Car- Charlie Ewing, when I said 4 'It is
rie said, r 'Addie. I know now!" that time wasted for any lines to be
you arc hft ,strangest creature I thrown out, nnle?s baited witf oxId. fl of English to their' children;
never kept hia own. . .Item:!" give up
A grumbling old '. bachelor, after
listening to the following, 4,Sbe was
her muvers owa ittla darlia'
wopey popey'deary dackiy, ao ahe waj
an she emu keep atilL' aska. Wby
don t women talk some decent ' kind
the lotu wing, tlx:
Da'ers, retail liquor, , ' S3 0
Pealert, wholesale Uqoor 100 CI
Ileal tm ia malt " wtolrtaleWCD
Dcahrsinmalt ? retail,- SJW
Dealrra in laat tobacco, .3 O
ReUil dealcra la leal lobacoft, ' CJCa
Andonsalea ot ovct f 1CtO fiftf
cents for -vcry. dollar la . cxcesi i
n.oca v . V,
Dealers la mssntactured Ubaeca 5
ilanotacttuers of;jtiI!f, - " - ;
,And fur each still mahcis:tcred.
And for each worm tnaaufictcreJ
Manufacturers of tobacco 10 O
ilanalactuma of ciara '".IOC
PeJdlersof tobacco, first claas
more than two bore or cUitr , "
nlmals) ' 1 ' ; Ct
'Peddlers oi tobacco, secosa cuts 7
(two horses or other aolrrth) v . 13 Q
Peddlers cf tobacco, tllrd clasa
fooe horte or other animal) IS C)
Peddlers of tobbovtoCrta cltsl
(on foot c public conveyance) , 10
'Bit trers cf kts than 203 barre!s Z j O
HrewefSO SOO baTra!s:ottabr
Any person llabl, who a&sU fil
to comply with the foreoioj reyj-jlr.
taentswUl be subjacf to sTtrepiaU
ttea. v- - - t r -.1 . J
. . persons or Cms liable to rsy aay ef
the Special Taxes nara?d aboee neat
apply to 13AAC J, YOUIG. (XIUU
lot of later al Ilevcnfie at IUlr;!s XL
CL sad. pay for aad r roc era . tia
Poeclal-Tax Siarap er S'.auri. tbey
teed: -5rW to lls? 1, ISTS.aad t7XT
OUT FURTnEItNOTICC .-
. . D, II. Pit ATT,
Commlacooer of JnteckJ Turreatu.
Once ct Interai
ler oi niezcki tveasa
sal ftrreace, ' " " "
jar, D. C , : T
.ary l.tSTG.) - -
. CAHVASSEnS vantcd
tor two snperb works of PrerKi" 1 rt
Ual Runaway and hzr rts,iad
Dem Ai ;M."CIarp, the PulSc the pretty pair, "The D'.nu-rr. ad
. tt v- j . . x theKap.'' The! pictcresaxe wcrUy
Printer at'Waahl>ou, ocgit U be Imr
peached for ateallng, .
' Rep So had Tweed. ,
Dem Robeson is a plonderer cf th
pdcj-lc's money. . ,
Rp So is Tweed. . ,
Dem Beecher ought to te expelled
from tha church. ...
Rep So had Tweed.
And, so on, aJ infjiilvrx, and they
toll up the whites of their eyes Hkc a ',
cf ax'-sce ta ett!y hrmevcI isex
penaive enough for the il-nplert, t7l
lmg rapidly, and lake ca ilbt. TTa
guaractee resily nits, grxxl ' c
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