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Pl'RUKllKD KVERY FlUDAY IN
LouiBburg, N. 0-
nATm or-Jiovcnnsir r , , .
AilTcrtL'ni?H.jU4 U iuM.rUda.L.
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n. S. Baker, Editor & ProBiietor.
G-EO. S. BAKER, Editor' and Proprietor.
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LOUISBUIIG, N. C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 1876.
Mit-montsT CnuT.cn. licv. F. L.
lipid. Partor Services every Sabbath
t 11A.M. and 7 . r. JU. ,
Prayer meeting every Wcunesday
hi 7 I M. . ....
Communion service the accouu
Sunday in each month at K A. M
Htcward's meeting Monday mgnt
,r,.- tun cMatid tahhath 111 each
II VLl biiw
mown. . . .
Sabbath School every SaDhatn ac
3 nY'nclc P. M.
Bt. Pauls Episcopal hchciu
Kv. E . Dolloway, Ibctor. . .
Sen Ices on tlrt first and third Sun
day In each mouth, morning and
ai'teriiooo. - '
Lloly Communion monthly on first
Sunday school every bun Jay morn-
Ins at 9 o'clock.
DAVIS & COOKE,
ATfmM COUNSELLORS at IAW
LOUISDURG. FliANKl IN CO. N C.
Will at'od the Courts of Nal',Fnw k
lip, (Iranvdle, Warren.and Wake Cou .
t'tB, also the Supreme Court of North
t. arolina unit the U. S. Circuit and d'is
nct Couitf. No. 7 tf
W. H. SPENCER.
A.T L A. ,
face looked as mournful
as a graveyard by moonlight as he
descended the stairs of hii board
house, one morning last week,
while the mincing manner in which
he -Stepped, awl the wide detour he
made to avoid anything touching
him wa3 calculated to give one the
impression that everything was
"Ah I old sport, how's things ?"
shouted young Tripper, overtaking
him in the hall and running past.
"uarn-ation ! I wish you'd look
where you're running 1' exclaimed
B , holding on to the bannisters
and writhing around as if in agony.
"Why, I scarcely touched you at
all," said the young man, stopping
and looking at him in amazement.
' LVichcd the d -1 ! You hit one
of my bilos hard .enough to knock a
hm Mown," screamed Boggs,
wiping the tears out of his eyes.
Then why don't you keep your
boils out of the way if you don't
word for it.
After breakfast, Boggs started
off for business, walking as slowly
and gingerly as a man does on ice;
turning the corner of the street, a
butcher boy with a basket on his
arm ran into him.
"Owl owl Cajsarationl I'll
kick the head off you!' he roared,
catchin hoJd of a fence and glar
ing at the boy.
THE DEBT TO MOTHER.
health. Th-y fay,
me: and so thev stand in drafts, tnd
Any young man or woman who is Mothers Five for their clildren, go out into the night air to cool off, and
brave enough to attempt self-edit- mate self iacrificcs for them, and man- cat crabs at midnight, ami dolT their
cation as a preliminary to entering ifest their tenderness and love so free- flannels in April, ami get their feet wet.
' i ' " ' - ' C-: at f A
AS CX. f
polite society, is to bo. admireil. A I ly, that the name Mother i. tne strcct-
wcll bred man or woman must be J est in human language. And yet
acquainted with the rules and ens- sons, youthful and aged, knovr hui lit
toms o society, and there is no way tic cf the anxiety, the nigh's of ulncp-
to leain them except from the less and painful solicitude wlr.cu" their
But delicate pcoile are thy of peril !
Thcj know that disease las been fin
ing for them for twenty years, and
keep away from tho hook. No trout
can be caught if he-sees tho tliaJjw c f
Ou Um anixal vi 1otctt l
AihctUlff bt irccited tVic fi-lWlo'lci
. ar4y, July 21, lsT(T'
rZ. 11. Kmc: f" Jr z
Cricky ! What's the matter with
you? Got the 'Jim-Jams?" yelled
study of some manual of etiquette. I mothers have spent over their thought- J the sportsman on tho brook. Thcsa
But the person whoso manners 1 less waywardness 'I hose loving hearts 1 people whom crcrybody ci perls to die, I or, and understand tlt you will t tt
DE.vr. Sin I am a. nib man (f ccT-
should be formed only on the ruics J go down to their graves with those I live on most tenaciously. We know of
to be found in such volumes, would hours of secret agony untold. As the I a young lady who evidently married a
be a poor representative of good mother watched by night, or prays in wealthy man of eighty-five years on
breeding, for it is the spirit far more the privacy of her closet, she weighs the ground that ho was rcry delicate,
than the letter of politeness that well the words which she will address and with reference to ber one-thud,
constitutes its charm. If self be to her soc in order to lead him to a But the aged invalid 'U so careful of
put out of sight, it requires but lit- manhood of honor and jiccfulncs. his health, u J the young wife is so
Don't you get enough to eat?' ask- tic training in mere etiquette to She will not tell him all the griefs and careless of hers, that it U now unccr-
ed the boy, chaffingly. I make a well-bred lady or gentle- deadly fears which beset her sjul. tain whether alio will inherit his itore
Boggs limped away, promising manand let it always be borne in She warns him with trembling, lest house, or ho will inherit her wedding
himself a day's vacation, no matter mind that the truest self-respect is she says overmuch. She tries to riug. Health and longevity depend
how busy he n iglit be, to witness always secured when we respect charm him with cherry love while her more upon cantion and iutclligcnt man
that boy's execution, hailed a pass- the feelings and rights of others, heart is bleeding. No worthy and iuc- agement of one'a self than npon origi-
ing car, and sat down softly, slow-' I Every one of the apparently useless cessful man ever yet knew the breadth I nal physical outfit. Faul'a advice to
"I hope I'll live to sec you hung
for that!" exclaimed Boggs, mop
ping tho cold perspiration from his
"Don't your clothes fit you?
ly and painfully on the hard un
cushioned seat. A moment later, a
fashionable Miss, with pull-back
skirts, and her hair artistically mus
rules of society, every conventional
observance in life, springs from
some social necessity. 'J hey all
have a meaning bevond their out-
want to get them busted?" replied scd over her forehead, came in, and
Tripper, getting mad sassy.
"I'll bust the man that busts one
of them, if I go to prison for nine-
dropping into her seat diagonally, her little noy not to ask twice lor
bumped up against his boil,
4 'Chris-topher Co-lumbus ! Why
Nash Street, oVbr IJawkins'
L0UIS3URG N. C.
II. F. MJr,T.OCIv JR. T. T. MITCHELL.
Bullock & Mitchell,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, ,
Fhanki.ini ok, N. C.
Will practice in the courts of the 6th
Prompt attention given to the cnllco
lion of claims. No 50 tf
teen thousand years for doing it,
said Boggs, hoarsely, treading as
softly down the stairs as if he was
walking on tacks with his bare feet.
'Good -morning, Mr. Boggs,"
sjidhis landhvly, coining suddenly
upon and brushing against him as
he passed tho parlor door.
"Ouch! O, Lordy! Hang the
thing !' he exclaimed, leaning up
against the wall and holding his
pants oil' tho tender spot.
"-Why, what's the matter?" she
asked, with alarm,
"Oh! lem'mc 'lone, can't you?"
he moaned. .
"Arc 'you sick?' she inquired.
solicitously, coming fiver to his side
can't you sit down like a Christian ?
lie exclaimed, squirming and wrig
gling around on his seat, till the
passengers thought he was going
to have a fit.
. "Me, sir ?' inquired the young
"Vr vmi t vnn t YnM inn'nm '
I've got a bile on my leg as big as
a bucket, and you flopped yourself
down on it ' he replied, passionate-
The passengers tittered, the
and depth of the great obligation
which he is under to the mother who
guided his heedless steps at tho time
when his character for virtue and pu-
rit' was so carrowly balanced agtinst
a course of vico and ignominy. Let
soup, ine utile leuow asus - 113: th dutiful son do hi utmost to
It is just as well for her to reply, smooth his mothca's path-waj, let him.
"Because it is net polite to do so." I obey as implicity as he cm her wibhes
side sccminsr. A mother teaches
obedience to the authority of. a
parent. After that has been im
pressed on his mind, he will respect
l.is mother f tili more for with-hold-iag
the reason why it is impolite,
until the lesson has been learned.
It will lose none of its signilicar.ee
by being slowly learned day after
young lady frowned, grew red as a day, that this observance originated
boiled lobster, and drew away
From the Raleigh Sentinel.
They claim to be tho great chain
The origin of that rule of etiquette and advice, let him omit nothing that pions of popular rights. Is it truo ?
need not be taught until he has wUl contridute to her peace, rest, arid Have they any claim to tlia high dis
learned the mrst essential thing in i.appiucss, and yet he will part from tiuctiou ? Let us soc, Their first
polite education, unquestioning iicr aT the tomb with a debt to her not cUirn to it is doubtl?i based c n the
Asheville July 27. ' I fatT?lf
let yon know thai I m a Vance jnip, tjj
and most cf tho ncgroe ia this county...
arc for too. I want you Xo iufarur
the colored people that e arc for
Vance and our country, a J not for
Settle. Tell then that we an not
for apart ncgr and part whits ram,
wo want all white, or all blade.. An l
wo long for tlo time to com tilo '
yon will fpeak in Murphy.' llnjb it
will bo on.: T1 is a great many t
wants to bear yow oat ;tioro ti?uw j
When joo spoke here, lait aummcr t.
food right chipd jourar.d next t'uuo
I want to aUnd right before jou, 4 an!
was Ycry much pleased. ' Whnon.a
iff is appropriate to people in j of the negroes could not quite'trader--ations:
"Do thyself no harm.- ttand ycu, T was alf 'ntj'lyt' ilf
are all tigui now. - m 43 uave ncaru
that yoa will not b here, but I bop ,
you will. Tha negroes of thin countj
haro been fola) by white ncjrortlc;
they aro about to get their eyca opo,
I think a fpercti from yoii wuoVl make
them 11 hunky. .1 hope tUIa letter
will ud you, in good health and gain
ing pegra rtcs cvrVy day. I tkibV
they aro done with the Kvlic.il Irty
in this county. I am fir Zeb. B.
Vance, lkb Vanco and TilJcn. ... .
" Froui ytrar black frk-ni, m
THE RADICAL PARTI' WHAT
IT CLAIMS AND WHAT
IT HAS -DONE.
In London, a long time ago, I used
to knov the nurse of tho Queen's ba-
l).;j:i'i nxclliriit. rr'rt'l r rsnn. rlr-in
, r . 1 it t.- u this in aocordar.ee with the princii hs
and fat and rosy and loving. It might I 1 -
nW,,r tn ll.A ,.tSitl thnt tin, nor. 01 cricail llOCFiy
disfranchisement of thirty thousand
white men in North Carolina, and
then, as thoy were pinioned by eighty
thous-ud liberated slaves, frciug the
Constitution of ISCSdown their throats
at tho point of Canby's bayonets. Is
TZl o?t I on InwM.
MEADE, ORK & CO.
Importers and Dealers in
11 AUDWAltE, CUTLERY
15 Sycamoro St. trotorsbur, Va
It. T. MEADE
W. r. Old
Whitelaw & Crowder,
Marble & Stone
W OR KS,
Corner FayettevUle and Dain Streets.
, OPPOSITE THE
Raleigh. N C.
GET Orders Solicited. "3
from him, and Boggs was in hopes
that his troubles were at an end,
when a meek young man, with a
'Keep away and don't lay your struggling whisker, lavendcr-color-
fingcr on me or I'll break even ed necktie, and bashful, timid man
thing in this house !" lie cried, des- ners, cn trying to leave the car,
perately, motioning her off with was precipitated into his lap.
his disengaged hand. "Whoop! Dorm it! Dorm you !
Well, you might be a little more Dorm everybody! I'll massacre
ciyilpl think," she. replied, flounc- you" he shouted, grabbing the
ing awrfy? to the dinning-room, floundering young man by his pa
per collar, jamming his head over
the scat, and trying to choke him
to death. The meek youth, kicked
and gasped, and the conductor
separated and bounced them both
"Wait till these biles get well,
and I'll 'lam' you for running
usrainst me !" screamed Boggs,
shaking his fist at the mild young
The meek youth made no reply,
in that law of health which forbids
us to deluge our stomachs with
large quantities of fluids before
where meeting Jones her first floor
boarder, sheid, confidentially;
"I just hadvan awlul fright from
Mr. Boggs. He" acts just like a
man with the hydrophbia. I wish
you'd find out what ails him.'
Wiicn Boggs limpeoVm, opening
the door very wide, and looking
around for the softest chair, there
was a painful silence for a moment,
aiul then Jones asked:
"Sprain your ankle, Boggs ?'
"No; sprain nothing,' said Mr. out, after trying to pin his bursted
Boggs, tartly sitting down as paper collar, hurried away to con-
gently as if he was going to hatch suit a lawyer about bringing an
Who could help loving fair-haired,
bright-eyed little Bonnell ? He is
one of those mischievous eight-ycars-olds
that one must pet in
jpite of one's self. And yet hcis
not all mischief, either. Now and
hon perhaps was a gcutlcwoinan, and
that the Queen's babies had real ladies
as nurses. But it was not fo. This
royal nurse was but another Pcggotty,
as humble in station as the good wo
man who was selected to care fur tha
sacred welfare of the heir of Dorubcy.
One dnv wc congratulated her on
Was it for thw
that our ancestors humbled King John
at Runymede and King (jeorgo at
dull ford and York town ?
They point with great unction to
the homestead clau.se in the ConMitu-
' The attention cf CoaafyCcu
rrs Udirecte-1 to toe fjlluwinj it cop ill
f the election laws.:
Chapter 237 Public Law 1571 -73,
changes the taction from the flrt
Thardy :n Acguft to Tund sJlcr
tht fit Monday hi November.
Secretary ot titate to furclfcb regit
tia'.ion book a, when wanted, on fli it
Monday ol September..
R'giitrar to be selected by tin Cnt
Mo-.day of OctoUr. They will reviu
tioii and claim that as one of tho great I th existing itgiatration booki between
work? of Republicanism. Was there
ever such unblushing impudence ?
Far from protecting the homesteads of
the rxcfllonpo of hor nlapp.
.ti i i i I an impoverished people, thev curtaiWd
1 hat it is, indeed, maam, a good I r . r '
place," replied the woman, warmly;
't o good for the likes of m ; and yet,"
said she, her motherly bosom swelling
then he makes one's eyes open with I and warm tears guthing to the honest
eyes, ''it has one great trial I urn not
allowed to kiss the children. Being
royal ighn esses" and me an irel:ng, I
am noth-allowed; and w'en joj love a
baby, not to be L-ablc to kiss 'im is
ard: but," and here she brightened up
considerably, 'I don't mind telling
you, ma'am, for I don't think it go
any further though h-ordcrs-thcy
c;n't prevent me from a kissin' of his
little toes.1' N. Y. G'n:jhic.
them, and no less a man than Edwin
O. Reade, one of the Republican ju.
ticcs of our Surpemc Court, is our au
thority for the declaration, In tho
the fint Tir 8dT, in OctoUr and tb
day prececdiog, (iocloding "ir, the
7th of November.
Judges of imptrtora of election to be
appointed on or kctar the Crt lion
day In-OctoVr., .
KcturnlBg ofUcera of Senatorial Di
tricti compososcd of more tUaa ooe
eunty to meet onToeaday. ooa week
astonishment, and one's hands
up with the exclamation:
"What a child !'
Bonnell's pa is rather careless
about religious matters, and sits
down often at the table without
thinking of the blessing.
"Pa," said the little fellow, the
other day. "ma says God made you.
Did lie, pa?"
"Yes, He made me."
"Well, pa, arc you glad He made
case of Blount Vi. Chhirc, he who i-i afur Ihe election, at place dtaignated
called the trreat homestead lawver cf I in Until' RviaaL Ilotarna waited
North Carolina, ays that the home- for till next dy.
4 4 Rheumatism, eh ?' inquiretl voked assault, with intent to kill.
Jones, after receiving a smile ofap- Boggs was undergoing sucb
proval from his hostess. "grinding torments," that he con-
"No!' ejaculated Boggs, tersely, eluded to return home and go to
"Boots hurt you, hey V question beil, and was limping back when he
cd Jones. " stepped on ai orange peci, ana nis
"Nocc of your darned business!' left foot shot out from under him
nvelnimnd Rotrs. srcttinar amrrT at with a swiftness that made him
"Why, Bonnell, of course I am;
what questions you do ask !"
The child's mind was evidently
action against Boggs for unpro- working out a problem, but he did
sick, and lie could feel his very
nWn i ova'o i. rnr.snn tor von i Rfnin iiiLwiin norror oi tne inevit
V- j luviu o y I - -
o-ottinor rnnr lmok un about it. I able crash: then his riirht foot
o o j -x - I ' w
was only inquiring what was the scooted away in the opposite direc
matter vvith you,' said Jones, hotly, tion and he came down on the-
"Well, if you must know, I've j pavement with an abruptness and
got a howling old bile ncre on this force that will make him shiver to
leg, and a couple of double-headed think of it to his d ing da'.
old 4SDortcrs' hereabout,' explained 1 An old apple woman helped him
Boggs, making a motion to lift his up, picked up his hat, " wiped tha like you, for if He was, wc would
coat-tail and point out, the precise j tears from his eyes with her apron. J never get anything more to eat,
ennta I ami lot him han"- on to an ash- I auu men eu
-"f v - n
Thelandlady turnctl quickly away barrel till he could get his breath
and commenced talkinsr' to liie ca- and consciousness back, when he
Wc have added to our stock a pplen
did JOB rilESS. with au tlegaat
a ejection of type of the latest styles,
aad wc are now prepared to do
in the neatest and best manner.
8 you need not send ynr JOB
WoK II North, for we will do it iast a
wtn and cheap as you can get it else- ady boarder, who had been listen- J lanuiauj on tne srairs, saui:
not exactly know what it was.
After a pause:
44 Pa, what does uncle Ram ask a
blessing at the table for?
"I reckon because he wants to."
"He says he wants to thank God
for his dinner, but I told him that
you worked for your dinner and
made it. God does not give it to
you, does He. pa ?"
4 4 Well, j-cs; I suppose JIc gives
me mine too."
Bonnell looked up with astonish
ment, and then fell to work vigor
ously with his knife and fork. Sud
denly he asked again:
"Pa, docs God want uncle Sam
to thank Him ?"
4-Ycs child, I suppose so."
"Pa, I'm mighty glad God is not
4 4 Why,
nary, Miss Decollete, the voung crawled home, and meeting his
ing attentively, blushed scarlet;
young Tripper roared with laugh
ter, and Jones, after wishing the
floor would open, the house fall
down, or someone shout "Fire!"
in the street, .stammered:
"Yes yes. No-nevcr mind sh
showing us, wcrwc'll take your
"Ifvou make me three flaxseed
poultice? a foot thick, I'll buy you
the prettiest humped-up drc3 in the
city when I get well."
We will send the Courier and
Godey's JUtdtfs Book, with beautiful
Oil chromo"Rescuc,,?12 months for
Bonnell, what do you
"I was just thinking. Yon
would not gin sister that apple,
'cos . she would not say 'please'
and if God is that sort-of way, He
never would give us anything more,
because we do not thank Him like
Tlio Pitt la oFSiirolj-,
There is but one road to happiness
and prosperity, for cither individuals or
a nation, and that is economy and faith
ful persistence ia the legitimate paths
of business. The riches that come in
an hour generally go in an hour, and
do moro harm than good. Hence we
call npon all good people to unite in an
effort to stay the tide of wild excess.
Let a man be frowned upon in society
when it is known that he is living be
yond his means. Let all roble and
true women express their disgust at
tho extravagant and indecent display
of the followers of fashion. And so
shall the nation be saved from the
mill-stone that has dragged ether re
publics to destruction ; so ahall our
young men find a larger and nobler de
votion than that of money, and modes
ty and dignity thai I not wholly desert
ttad law of 18C3 is a curtailment of
our former Democratic law. Bitter
partisan as Judge Reade is, ,this wa
wrung from him by its truth.
Champions of civil liberty indeed."
W hen under the constitution of 18C8,
a govenor of a State could, in a time of
profound pcaco organira an army; de
clare whole counties in a state of war;
iovads the homes of peaceful citizenf ;
drag them from the bosom of their
families without warraLt, and incarce
rate and torture them for weeks at the
mercy of an irresponsible soldiery; and
then when the people, instead of rising
to membri of tho IIoae of Hepresea
tatirea wod eaaort whera tb district
la EOtco'cpofcd of uioratban O3coao
ty, pre vioi i to W Joeaday before tbe
third Monday in November, Sheriff
ahull also at katt ten dayi befote Ike
fit at day of deccmbcr notify all persons
Iccted ia tbe county to xattt at tl
Court House on tbe first Uooday ia
December, , , . ,
Sheriff or other reftirniDg ofScert of
coznty to traoimit to Speaker lions
of KtprcaeotatiTe rote for 8ut of
tc:i in or before tit third Movdar
n November. , .,.
SecrtUry o! State, on or before first
in their might and crushing these ruth- I Uondiy la October, to fuaiaU Cocaty
less brigands to tue earth, appealed to I Ccmmba'onf ra copiea ol so much of
ths courts of the country for that pro- I Chapter 32 DallU'i Iter ifal, as reUtea
tcctiun which has bcn the right of er-
cry man of Saxon blood since our race
has had a history, they wero tcld by a
partisan court, of which Judge Thomas
Settle was a member, tl at a constitu
tion of North Carolina was unable to
protects its iconic from a tyrannical
to eleciions, a amended by Chapter
237, law of 1874 73; alao with Ut
Chapter 13?, laws ot k 18T3 U
ameeded by atrikfo; ttrt the tint
TLnrday ia Aguat as tbe day cf elec
tion ot tbe officers earned tbrreia, aa
well at of 6UW cCctia, cud isarrtlsz
governor, backed by that list resort of j Tuesday next a-tcr tbe first Monday
all tyrants, the bayonet and tho hoi
'0b liberty how many crimes arc
committed in thy name.
There ia always constant sympathy
expressed by robust people for thone
of slight physical constitution. Wc
tLnk the sympathy ought to turn in
"Be quiet. Bonnell, yMi do not I the ornoMte 'dimction. It L the ddi-
know what you are talking about." catc le t,c raost fearfui
The rest of the meal was eaten in .. . , . , rf
.. v. . 4. -. , tnn disorders, and ia three cases out of four
Vlccce, but that very night at tea ' ...
Bonnell's father astonishel bis l ingest, iiiose ot gigantic
family by saving "plcaso' to God. ttucture are almost always recklcs of
Womasly Yavitt. A lady who
died recently maIe a singular re
quest on her death-bed. She was
nassionatclr fond of dancing, and.
hcr death was hastened by an over
indulgence in Hint amusement.
When hc realized that the was
abo'.it to die, she requested that her
remains might ijo laul oat on a
board instead of in a cotl'in. and
that s!io sfiouM be dressed ia her
new hall-drcsjcf l!esh-co!orcl iifln,
with white Fl:pier3. She nIo ak
cl that a fashionable hair-ilnvr
should be cinploicl to lrt-w her
hair in the latest style. lxrou!
ia November. - j
U2cera nboK termi weald explrt
did tbe lction occar ia August will
I o'd over until thcYc iaeceaa?ri to b
t leered in November,' qualify.
futures ot vote on tia a in end carats
to be made to the Chief Jcatice rt
Raleigh within thirty daja tlltx thf
Draws on Ibe 30th of each tarti,
Ity actority cl tb Lgt!atore. tt73t
CtO In Cb Friaea, 1 CUanre in 3, Tick
eta SI earh.'or 10 f-.r 3, leaving $3 t-
tt ftedncted from tbe piida alter the
trawio j. Foil pirtlcuUra at -fre.
J. it. PATiicn.