I VOLUME I. ELIZABETH CITY, N. C, THURSDAY. OCTOBER 7, 1800.! Number 15. i SOUTH CAROLINIAN. '. pj.HLTSHL'I) EVKHY TIIUISSDAY, ' ii y It A I' K MO . JOHX. Ojjlre on y'tiih-et confer of Main, and Rm1 Stx. Tkums Two Dollars a. year, in advance.' OF ADVERTISING : ,.i 4wL 4 00 (5 00 7 (K) 3m. $4 00 fi 00 ft w 10 00 11 o. At 00 2 ") 00 ".Jin. S-'rOo H 00 00 l:t 00 15 t fim. S h oo 13 tm 18 o 19 no tyr. ?12 09 . 20 00 , 2.5 00 '30 00 80 (') m oo .100 oo in the 1 in oh . . ...!.r ?M mi. Si "59 ikiV :; no 2 .Vi t 4 00 :. Tif 5. (Hi . 0 7 ik 20 oo (M) ; 12 On 25 00 ' :u w 35 0 fill 00 iV.ifuii, 12 ("I K'.JiQ 20 00 . r.....j...,.. .... . i ifiiM insi-rivo !in-ctorv lor two miliar a war ior,- """ . : , , , dollar- for each additional fine.-' , 7 . . -,,'.. ilHTatiltHlttctloh, by special tontn?, to largo adur, ' olnrt lvrtWmAt Wird J3 p-r Cent. tikdi.-r than fli regular nlt S "rSirjiS r.iro than the ordinary ufdvutli, ami .ol.ituary .poetry, ten cents a (HslT.r.UlY Not aiiil lUiiwtin.'iit i I II!'. rSl'WI A NViTiciM nt fiflvf P'1 wut. in addition tfo rejfu- 1 :i W ml''. . ' .... . . rf..... , !U " ;or fiwt fnrHoii. tan.I i x cent fr line for every I Jnu'ni insertion.. N.Miw NhOcm inrtrf for ii-U than :cme dollar-811 insertion, ami fifty cuits each v.ili'iiiicnt insertion. ". . : .' ' . ,. ' ' -m S.mvK is Vwii. tM MN Twenty cents per line.-: p.irf.r or'AilTiTt is-im-iit liscontinucd imt arrear .,..V pjiMj nukwsat tliHopti'm Of tin: publisher. ;. i'lMNTiN'fPF'e are 1rt'iiirxl to (hi all kimls'iif Job i"' in the ie-iitertt stvle, on sliort iiotici', at reason ' 'M. i.Vr.n.' - on is l4i nt inii 'Material is all new and of the sit !. We Hatter oh rseives inai we navis m .Hi'i'-s-tor-' ..Mng Job Work as any oflier ottiee in uif K ! ;lZAPFiT 11 CITY I) I KECT0 RY. U; coin. !ipiK: at'iorney. al; ' ( :iVi l I ii sail tl rounselh ' olliec. r at law. M; jn st. In 1-1 J ka: 1I1M ml h si 1 attomevs at law, uffie mi Main v In 1-1 J ulilisellor vlnl-lj ,-t r :et, Ur i'. :.r. i:nnivt;ii.! . at law. next door tn s. nt.lornev ihi Hank. . unci e II s I !! sill.' itAl.U ;oaI si - -A I'tMlf. soiill) .' tttorii((v and cniinsi.M(.rat law, uttn i:et, llir-e doors Ironi -Main, v "n-'j r . W. Ii ad-IK-e, phrsician lam ist. tini snrueon. at ins rc- vHil-ly 'on. Main vlnl-ly i) K. I,. flrccl and snrtr- , (ippKile i;.il.lisl,('lniri'h. I lt...KI.Sl'.l'l CliMMAMUil: -illiiic Itoad street, near tu iiiLtliaiis st. vlul-ly J I fill ; riL'sidi-iifi', I: 1)' I)' wi'l'l plivsicum. oliiee over dreeu it itore cor lioad a nd-lJiriiiKliaussts. vlnl-ly 11. 11 irini'rl MdNTdSlI, phy m1,1 l'ost Oliiee. ueian. olhce 1 oad street, vlnl-ly M 1 - S.MItAII .1 f 1 . ) 1. AltOYTKAlX. and iIain sts. . lillllllier. Southwest vlnl-ly - - (ioi ks, a vTCin s, Ac TIT I!-; m cook: watches, clocks. Ac.a . Road sl vlnl-ly caJ Mift. near Mam. : 1 1 )Kl, (T C HI MR M N iV or irrircuiiii ., northeast eorn I drn4. it id ehiMiiieals. nd ! earini' yiaints. oils, sts. vlnl-ly . : ; . ::..r-.'.. -ii' Ml kl Ii Wis VM) (rlvOt 1 t 1. V. (.'OilN. drv units slioes, hat? imhIs. elothiiiK. null . l!oad St., east snl merv Kooils, if. vln2-ly aids in real uierchandise. vlnl-Iv l AN U I.I'MBl'.lt CO. (IK -tali'.i liiinlier. Hhntples and stretitsouilrol .Main. . SVdX .t VAIKIII AN. di v door south ot Church. N I d jencr.il L It r iad si reet. vlnl-lv N k I'lrAIilMi. drv. piods, . coi ner Koad and l-hnii: groceries, boots, rlr.ius sts. vlnl-lv s t 1 vi:i,,'latli Ii.h-.-j. con s' dress )(mh1s. cliitliinu' i r M.im and 'VVatiT Ls. hats, boots vlnl-lv nt fv ,l,l..r in ilrv I'oods. eroecries. shoes. hats, Ai irner Road and Lawrence his. ...i-... I . r rif 1 md( hunh s lnl-U . J ,1 I I.I.I. X inn tininj ( 1 I I hardware and general asSOi tniciit of VJ HO.JUS, 111. HI1U.V v. V tiVlRKlS: dealer in dry rihkIs, shoes, 4; .; ir.ijil st , west. side, near Main. groceries vtnt-iv i,V B. liUADI'Ol: ); liitad street. wholesale and retail t ffroecr. To ylnl-ly TM STF.G F.It baker, contectiouery, sim ; iii.iul st.. opposite t in, .niii no S""-. i . ; . K-,-, .t- n. cMi'i ir .nil irrni-er. koad str.'et, nonh 1 j i t n " Uni-U ft- oi i'"""S "- w. OVI-rnilY. airt. lnpior dealc Opposite Market House. and nicer. W at vluf-lv l 1 1 X wv.-iv. . i. . Dir viv wii VPIll. M i I II U 1 1 Hi phi togr n h 1 i 1 1 strctt oi r Ir I : f . Biutfn (.lit stand.- ' ,- ; vlnl-lv ; . - 11 V HOTELS. 1)KXNSYLV AN I Af 11'W Jos. G Boardiiis'audlodKff'S- Main st., . Russell, proprietor, west of Road, n'-i-iy vDI.CTON HOTEL, T D. Pendleton, pro'r, WTater st I. -OPIH.'S1 te Clark's Agricultural Warehouse. vlnl-ly Ty: LIVERY STABLES. . T'iyk liT-.iv stables, old stand, Main street 1 ' L. JO.iv, mrj si.""' s, - vlniv . ;' ';ihtBiy')Tll'iaLiivery SMaWesu v a-sf id. V st ( Vi-M-"Ci-'--4-. , . -'.-:.'-' ' MISCELLANEOUS. Mi nj;. . B. CL'U'EPPER, Fnitijd Static Commissioner for Pasnuotank Co. ()lliue at old State Bank 'Build-alnL'-lv XTOBTI CAROLINA MANCFACTCRING, LOAN : y .AND, Tltl'ST ('OAS BANKING HOUSE one door east of the oliiee of-the "North Carolinian." ( sfvlaWy 0. C: 'ALLIEN, general agent Dismal Swamp Steam TransjKirtatton Co., oliiee at Company's wharf. 1-ly i EO. M.. SCOTT, life, fire and marine insurance agent, soutnvast corner Main and Elliott st.s. - vlnl-ly f AM'ijS L.SIMT11S)N, prai-tieal-ioiise painter, RoatF J st., nearaMaiii. j vlnl-ly fVAX Vv". BELL; gun and lock smith,, Roadltreet, twb J dfeiirs soutii of Main. ylnl-ly .'l'L CLARK, Agricultural Depot, dealer in agricul- V , tural implements, 'Water st.- vlnl-ly AB, PERSSE, Ixxit and shoemaker, Road street, near . Canal BHdge. . . vlul-ly 10. 0. F.--iAcl mree Lixlge, I. O. O. K., meets at their . HalhoviT Mr. J. Q. Etheridge's 'Drug Store, every Friday evening in Suininer, at and in VVinter, at -- OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. J.,yinj-H T7'piT Charter election on "the first Monday of January. Meeting of the Board of Commissioners, afternoon of t he first Monday of each month. Mayor George W. Cobb. Coinniissioners-II. R. Coleman, Allen Dozier, Jos. Com mander, J. B. Robinson, Jesse it. Brown. Treasurer v Ctias.tiuirkin. Attorney, C W Grandv, Jr. Clerk M, B. iilpepper. Collector J. II. Miskell." Constable-J. II. Miskell. Auctioneer A L Jijnejj.' ' i' .' Post Office W. A. Price, Postmaster. Chcrches. First M E Church, Rev Wr.P Wright, Pas-i'or.--Sunday services at 11 . o'clock, a. m., and 8 p. m. fS.Kehoid at-9 o'clock, a. in. Christ Church (Episeoid), . RevJ W Murphvy'Rector. Sunday services at 11 q' , ;lwk,a. nL.-'and 4 p. m. Sunday Sclmol at 9 o'clock, a. ni. ind',3 p. m Baptist Church, Rev R R Overby; Pastor. .pSnnday services at half-past 7 o'clock, p. ni and on the - K.'i 'r i y "ft'ach month at 11 o'chH-k, a. in. Sdnday hclihol at 9 a. m.;. Prayer Meeting on Sunday mornings (except fourth Sunday), after school. Ziou A M E I hurch, Rev W II Pitts, Pastor. Wumlav services at 11 o'- tocii, a. m., and at 3 and 8 p. m. Sunday School at 9 a. m. iocjs, a. in., aim at 3 ana 8 p. m. Sundav LoiMiES. Samaritan, No J,- K. of J. Sl ay evening. ,T A Coinniander, VV'C O of O F. Meets every Friday evenim Meets every Tues- Achoree. No 14, eVerV Fl-iif.iw ovonln., T?r.,tl.ard ana Msrers or Love and Charity. Meets alternate Tues day mWits. ttirand United'Order of O. F. Meets al- ternatii Thursilay nights. -" FIRST CQNGREslilONAL DISTRICT. - Memher of 'Congress, 0 L Cobb, Elizabeth Cit v; Collector V,.ilrnlUiiLVe"T,'Wm Jackson; Assessor of v Internal Revenues Hiram E Stilley, Washington. BEAUFORT COUNTY. U.?-' Court. C. I.' Wind- Vi.;X. t,: , "";' . ''"' coroner, .1 It rherrv; Sl-I'F-RIOR COUKT-Sixth Monday aft',., the third Mon day iu( September and February. County seat, Was - ; BERTIE COUNTY. Ben F King, Augustas Kobbms. Senator, J W Beast '..!.....:,. . i. S,.. r i ijl.l.i. 'icj V'.iuijb , wfitwiiuii,i.i x A? iti.uuiiin. ' ' -SciKioR Court First Monday in March and Oct ber. County geat, Windsor, i CAMDEN COUNTY. KherifT, -Aimer Aydlott; Clerk iSuuerior Court, P G Iorrisett ; Treasurer, Jos C Ferehee ; Coroner, Jon S Sau- derlin ; Register of Deeds; T B Boushall; Survevor, ; CorainiNsiouers, M R Gregory, R H Berry, Jas Ferehee, KauiT F Peareey -oub mufiuwey. Rwresentative, Wilson rerebee. y SupKRwiiE Court Twelhh Momhjt afterthe (5rstMon- -"7 in .ojariuiif jHiij oeuiuer county seat, Camden U. it. ' ' CHOWAN COUNTY. w ' ' Rheritr, Myles C Brinkky ; Herk Superior Court, W R Rkinner ; Treasurer, James A Woodard; 'oroner, Myles .itllWlnW5ter.,,f Ja O Cheshire; Commis- Rhi! il" v- i Ltheni'Ke. " 1 R G Mitchell, Chas fair, V K Jones. Representative, W A Moore. .E01 CV""TrWix,b M'""1? the first. Monday IB March and October. County seat, Edenton. Shields- CrfiW Hen ry .1 lodges Joscphus. Peed, Rtaneil liters Senator' J B Respass; Representative. Hi nun v a.sn..' - ' Sheriff, Lewis Bond; Clerk Superior Court, W P Cur ley ; Treasurer, A R Thompson ; Coroner, J y Mitehell" Register of Deeds, E L Simmons ; Surveyor, J J lOnxles Coratiiissioners. W J Cherrv. Wm P Mitchell v wi m,.w' . CL'liKl'nX'K COUNTY. .Sheriff, T F Baxter ; .Clerk Superior 0iirt, JB Lw Treasurer, Wm .Snow.ten ; wroner, - of Denis U'iley Mathian; .Surveyor, M b rtn;bec Coiiuuis si oilers 1 f H Ila x t er, (' Ii ,n, T Sanderlm, .M V.hkU hoiis J Ktheridie. lt'l""e"tativc, 1 C 4umihrn. n March and October. County (ieat, CnmtucK C. H. - . GATES COUNTY. - iSJieriir, BF Willey ; Clerk Sn!rior fourth R B G Cow-pttT- Treasurer, IasUer Itiildiek; Croroner, 11 Hotter; KetfMer of Deeds', John K Walton ; (surveyor, A- Smith ; Comniissioii5rs, H J LowtliBr, -David I'arker, Mills. 11 Kure, II A Jlorgau, A ii Iiountree. llepresentative, Juo (iatline. 5 - ; ' ,si, w:mOK Court Fourth Monday after the first ilun dav in March and October. Countv seat, tiatesville. , V. HALIFAX' COUNTY, r ' 'Sheriff, Jno A Eei'l ; Clerk rJ.iliTior- Cmirt,' John TV trxeKory ; Ttauurtsr, Ji I ClarJui .Curout;t, It .15 Powers ; Hf lister of Deeds, John N Brown ; SurTeyor.'A L.Kwcu; Coiiuhifwloners, B A Lavender, Charles H Velb, ltoliert T. Howard, Andrew J;:kson, Thoa .Slelii'. Senator, II tripes; Kejireitentatfves, J II Renfrew, V T J Hayes, lv lIudKins. . KcKKRinn CfifUT Twelfth Monday after the icnnd Monday in August and February. County eat, Halifax. HERTFORD COUNTY. " Sheriir. Isaac I'jpkiu ; Clerk Superior Court, 8'tarkey R ITarrell: Treasurer, 'Jordan J Horlon ; Coroner, (Jeorix.; V Wyiiu ;i Kefjister of leetis, Jiunes Af Trailer; Sflrvyor, ; Commissioners, K S Parker, !j J Hollo- mon, Vft D Newsome, Wm lieid, .To'hn W llarndl. Senator. J. W Beasley.Coleraine (lVftiie); Representative, Klisha-T Snjpcs. ' SfPKuioR Coi-rt Third Monda; in March and .cUt fier. County seat, Wiutou. , . . Hyde c:ounty. ..... fsherirf, Israel B Watsop ; Clerk Superior Court, Samuel K Hiuller.; Treasurer, John M Mann j Coroner, John Bute man ; lobster of Deeds, Thoma M Jones ; Surveyor, G JV Swindell ; Coniniissiondrs, Win S Carter, .lame C Me Cloud, John J Kill ford, Koht I Wahah, (leorife L Fuleher. i-ma"Cor, J B lti;siass, Washington (Beanlort); Itepre pentative, Tilmaii Farrow. . ) ScPKitioR Corar Fourth Monday after the third Monthly in September and February. Oninty seat, Swan Quarter. . ' MAltTlN COUNTY. :; Sheriff, H ii Salisbury ( Clerk Superior CourtToseph M '-iti rs in; Treasurer, Jolm Watls; Coroner, Merick Barley; Jteifister of Deeds, Win O F.liorn ; Surveyor, Jas E Moore ; Commissioners, A C Weiitz, F (i Martindale.JI J Mwllin, Jas I. Ilardison,. Bryant Bennett. Senator, F G Martin dale. Jamosville ; Bepn.-sentative, J J Smith. i si'i'KKion Coi'KT-'-SecoiHl Monday al ter the. third Mon- daV in Seiitemlier and Felimary. County seat, Williaiiis- XOUTHAMl'W)X COUNTY. ' sheriff, Ileniy T (j-iant ; (tlerk Superior Court, X R Odoni ; Treasurer, Jas W Codaud ; Coroner,' Williain A larker; IleKister of Deeds. Win T Buxton r Survevor, .H ( oprlaild ; Coinniissioiiers, ICdnjuind Jacobs, Jas W .ew- soni. Wni Barrow, ( j eo 1 llollanion. L 11 Boyee.-enator. V in Barrow. ; 'llepreseutatives, B C ParkerJ T Keynoljds. Si ricarmt Cdi'iiT Fourteenth Monda v alter the second Monday in August and February.'. .County seat, Jackson. lvSQUOTAXK COUNTY. Sheriir, Jno L AV'ouil ; Clerk Superior Court," William U Vaui;han-; treasurer, W li Tool ; oroncr, ; 1-tesis- ter ot Deeds, COpirk in ; Surveyor, Weatherly .Stan dard Keeper, A L Jones ; (.'ommi'ssioucrs, ieo Vi I'ool, W Jlollowell, ii W 1VI1, W A 1'ri. e, F S-.uiucrs. liep- ( illative, T A Sikes. ' Sfi'KRiOH Coi'itT Tenth Monday after the first Mon day in March and October. County seat, Elizabeth City. PERQUIMANS COUNTY. Sheriif, Henry White; Clerk Superior Court, Kdwa;d C Mliertson ; Treasurer, Josiidi Nicholson; lteister of Deeds. U W Speight ; Surveyor, T K Winslow; Comiiii- sioners, Jos K i'arker, 1 iiiiolny Morgan, .Llijah 1'et le,. Ailnsl Newbv, Miles Overman. lli-.presentaiive, Jepthft White. ! - M'.i'KitioK ContT Eiulith Mondaf after the first Mon ti v in March and winner.- t ouuty seat, lierttont. j TYRRELL COUNTY. . . SheritT. Bartlett J. Jones ;' Clerk Superior Court F.li Spruill ; Treasurer, Daniel E Lee;. Coroner, Samuel Nor man . Itesister of Deeds, Thos, W Knight; Surveyor, Wm (j Nelson ; Commissioners, Jos Cah(Kn, B F Sykes, James l'.rickhouse, t'bas MeCleese, Ktlward Mann. Senator, 1 (i rartijidale, Jamesville (Martin));' Representative, T J Jarvis. ' 1 Si'i'ERlOR (Vh rt First Monday in September and l ebruarv. Count v seat, Columbia. .' WASHINGTON COUNTY. sheriff, J M Bateiuan ; Clerk Superior ('ourt, J A Mel son ; Treasurer, Levi-Jackson, jr.; Coroner, Tlieopliilus Ash : Kejjtster of Deeds, John Carroll; Surveyor, H F l'helps Commissioners, II S Goelct, JB Ciiessun, jun., M. .Tiiekson, A M Phelps, G W Jones. Senator, F G Martin dale. Jan'tesville (Martin) ; Representative, J J Ilea.- si PKKtoi: Cot RT Third Monday in" Septeniber and t-'eiinuiry. County seat, Plymouth. FIRST SENATORIAL DISTRICT. The counties of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, (rates, Pasquotank and Pennifmans. Senators J W Etherid;e, Uoanoke Island ; E A White, Belvidero. . : iOYERNMENT OF NORTH CAltOLINA. WILLIAM W. IIOLDEN, of Wake, Governor. Inauti fated 4th of .Iuly,-18GS. Fleeted for four years from 1st January, lSfc). - ..''.-' W It. Rlt'HAKlwON', Private Secretary to the Governor. C W. Horn.br, Clerk Executive Department, Ton U. CAiiDwm.1,, of Burke, Lieutenant Governor; elect ted for four years from 1st January, 1SG9. Speaker of Senate ex officio. ' Hi-nry J. JIexsinher, of Cray en, Secretary of State ; li'cteil for four years I'rom 1st January, 1SG. ' David A. Ji-rN;Klxs, of Gaston, Treasurer; elected for fouti vears Irom 1st January, lWiil. " . D Ifeux, Chief Clerk Treasury Department. A. I. Jeskiss1, Telle. . ' 1Iknj)EUSOS Aoams, of Davidson, Auditor ; 'elected for four years fitom 1st January, lSti'J. . S S Aitin.KY, f New Hanover, HuptrintLmdent of Publie 1 nst ruptiou j' elected for four years J'roni 1st January, ISO'). 1 C I. Harris, of Rutherford, Superintendent of Public Works; elected for four years from '1st January, ISO'.). Ibikl W. Fisiikr, of Bladen, Adjutant General ; appointed bv the Governor. V" C. Kerr, of Mecklenburg, State Geologist. E D. CoiiEY, State Librarian ; appointed by Supreme Court and Governor; Cn vs. M. Farius, of Wake, Keeper of the Capitol ; ap- ,w.i.,,vl bv ( invernor and Couhcil. ooveunor's ctwiis'cit. . -,!.' . T M..niini.r.r. Si'rt'tarv of Stater llnidersou Ailanis," Auditor ; David A. JenkinsTreasurer ; S. S. Ash ley, Cebern L. Harris, kx-offioio. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION. The Governor, Lieutenant-Governor, Secretary of State k Treasurer, Auditor, Superintendent ot runnc worKs, su uerintendent of Public In.stiuctioii,and Attorney Gene ral constitute the State Board ot Education The Governor is President, and the Superintendent of iPwblic Instruction Secretary ot ttie Board. Thn Mnanh of 'Education elect the' Trnstecs of the Cui- versify. )ne Trustee for each County in 1 he State ; term ofotn.ee' of Trustee eight years. SUPREME COURT. .Tile Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and four Assoi.,te justiers. There are two terms of the Court nam at JwMgh in eaeli year, commencing on the Irst Monday in January, and the first Monday in June, and continuing as lone as the publie interests may require. officers. It. if. Pearson, of 1 adkiif, Chief Justice Edwin (I. Rcade. of Pi rsoiit Win. R. Hodman, of ItcAufort R. P. lw'lc, of Guilfoitl; Thos. Settle, of Rockingham, Asso- cnuc .i usut,, salary of each.. 52,500. 'Lewis P. )ld: of wake AtUrney (ieneral. Samuel F. Phillips, of Wake Bagley, of W ake, Crk ; salary $o00. i pi.in-. , -salary, exclusive ot lees, soon. , vv. ii D: A. -Wicker, of GENERAL Ashku BLY. t . The General Assembly commences its annual session on the third Monday In November in each year, anil is composed of fifty Senators and one hundred and twenty Thursday in August. 1 ' SUPERIOR COURTS, i nepreseiiiauvcs, uieiuuany cuosen, ny nailot, on tlie lirst There are twelve Judicial Districts- and twelve .Tudircs. Every Judge of a Superior Court must reside in his 'Dis trict. Judges may exchange Districts with tin? consent ot the Governor. At least , two Courts shall be held in each county annually, to continue for two weeks, unless nie uusuiess is sooner disposed oi. Judges Elect eeT by the people, Term of bflice eight years. Salary 2,500. 1st District, Charles C. Pool; 2d iminct, Mmund W. Jones; Sd District, Charles K. Thomas: 4th Distrief T)ni.i..l r. i?,.aoii i . -..i, i .!;... Ralph P. Huxton; ith District, Samu'eJ . Wratts; 7th District, Albion W. Tours-ee: 8th District .I..l,n M Clpud ; 9th District, -Cieorge W'. Logan ; 10th District, An oerson Mitchell; 11th Districtx James L. Henry; 12th Distrirt TtilcY JL Cannon, ... lour yeassj. jst msirict, j. v . iViDertsou ; 2U District, Joseph J. Martin ; 3d District, John V. Sherard ; 4th Dis trict, John A. Richardson; 5th District,- Neill McKav; b'th District, Williain II. Cox 7th District, J. R. Bulla; 8th District, A. H. Jovee'; 9th District, W. P. Bvnum ; 10th District," W. P. Caldwell ; 11th District, Virgil S. Lusk ; 12th District, R. M.Henry. , . -.-'.. ';; UNITED STATES COURTS. Judge Circuit and District Courts, George W Brooks, Elizabeth City; Clerk of Circuit Court, N J Riddick, Ra leigh ; U S Attorney, D'll Starbut-k, Salem ; U S Marshal, S T Carrow, Washington. The Terms of the Circuit Court are as follows; 1st Monday in June, and last Monday in November, at Ilaleigli. The Tenns of the District Court are as follows: Second Monday in April and October, at Edenton ; S" T Bond Clerk. Fourth Monday in April and October, at New Bern ; Chas Hibbard, Clerk. , First Mon day after' the fourth Mouday in April and October, at Wilmington ; Win Lar kins, Chirk. '.. j B OOK AND JOB PRINTING.- T II E " NOIiT H C A R O L 1 N I A N " PRINTING OFFICE , in prepared to do all kinds of work, hiicIi as BOOKS," .. . - - PAMPHLETV CATALOGUES,' PllOG R AMMES, CARDS, LETTER HEADS, v . BILL HEADS, CIRCULARS, LABELS, , - POSTERS, And every other description of Letter-Press Printing, . . P L A I JV A JV 1) F A N C Y, ALL EXECUTED" WITH NEATNESS asd DISPATCH. COURT BLANKS, ? .FOR LAWYERS,' MAGISTRATES; CONSTABLES, ' . ;.. .- .1 CLERKS, fce., ' - of the most approved Fortnjs, on excellent Pa per, will be printed to order,; and forwarded by Mail or Express to any Pout Office in the State. TERMS VERY .LIBERAL. ' ' . AddresH, - . "' ,' ' , . ' . P. JOHN, . . . . . , Elizabeth City, N. C. ",' Why 1 SiiiR. I iiig lt-caue I love to mus, lieL-aji.-ie instinctive fancies move; Prt-eatwe-it hurts no earthly thiiijr, Ik-eause it please onte i love. Icarine it cheats night's weary hoifc, Because it cheers the brightest day; t liecauc, likc'pfiyt'f and lightest flowers, It helps me on my heavenly way. ., IJevattise with geals of hapy wonl.-s I woukl exorcise morbid eare; f IJuettune a touch of deeper chords t , May tune a heart to love and prayer. ik-oaiwe all Honndri of human fate ' Witliin nty heart an echo friiu; . ; Ik-cause whae'tir is jrood or eeat Lets' loose the nitisie of ray mind. - Ik-rfause aove the' changing skies' ' The spirit saith good aiigeLn sing; Jiecanse wherever1 unliglrt lies ' ' ' The woodri andUvaves with music ring, "" iteeause amid earth's Babel noise AH happy things that go or come, ' Give to their grateful hearts a vtrice Then wliv siirtuld I alone be dumb? ' Married in Spite of Myself. I was a young surgeon, just free from college, and walking the hospitals, when I got my first ,rat-tice in the littie ctmn-. try town ot Dunheld. Dr. Ihompson, of the place, was an old friend of my father's; audit was arranged that I should assist him, with an ultimate view to the whole practice. Jt was a good look-out for a young Jiian just beginning in life. Above all-, my friends vehhhmently pro phesied, "Thompson can't possibly live another-ten years, you know." So, with many pTeasant dreams about dead men's shoes, and other cheerful subjects, I mov ed mvself and my aoods and chatties to W shire.: , . Most naturally I had a good deal of curiosity as to my new friends ami pa tients. Mine' was a social temperament; and as; I had about .two hundred and tit ty pounds a year of my own, in addition to Avhat Dr. Thompson was to give . me, I fancied that I vyas already in a posi tion to have a little home and wife of my Own, provided of course that I could find some really mice girlvyho suited my taste a i!d liked inc. I had a- sort of, grand feeling, that the medical profession ought to be obliged to me for entering it. "It isn't as if I were a fellow' who had quite to earn his daily bread," was a re mark' I had made to my bosom friend, Charles Somers. . I arrived at Dunfield in the early part of May. It was settled that, for the lirst, I sdiould live at Dr. Thompson's, whom I found. to be a '-'cheery old fellow, and his wife a most kind, motherly soul. I They had nb eUildren, and the household was quiet,' and well ordered The practice, ; 1 t ... oo, was very good. . The town liad its squire, Sir William Crowhurst. His wife, Lady Crowhurstj was the grandee of the place; and, by .1 I ... 1 "1 i?nna tiu-tnu,. TJiiiifL two. littie wikj my hrst patients, being conveniently seiz ed with amnld touch ot the measles .soon after my arrival, and when the doctor happened to" be laid up with lumbago. I his ot course gave me a good start, and was -the best introduction I could wish for to the other swels of the town, such .ts the clergyman and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Perkins; who had several children, of whom one or the other was always ail ing, Mr. Gordon, the lawyer, who had al- oa wife and two grofrn-up daughters, and many others. . It is true there was a ri val doctor in the' place2 ithere'. are always rival medical men in a smalltown but then "he had'nt evelt a stray dog to expermentalize upon," as . old Thompson chuckingly told me. Mr. Snares was his unlucky name. As, however, I ean only, mention one or two of these people again in my story, I will not weary you with a lot of dramatis' per wna, who will never be accounted for; else the post-master, chemist, dissentingy ministeiy school-master, and others, are all well worth being described, each in his or her own peculiar way? "Now, M r. G wynne," said the doctor, "here's a chance of distmgui.shing . your self. Lawyer Gordon, is a smart man, and making no end of money. Mrs. Gordon is a great one for being on the sick list. Unfortunately.- she "does not liko me, because she suspected rue once of sending her bread pills and water mix ture when her imaginary illness drove me beyond bounds, so that lean and hun gry Snares was called in; but he' injured his cause by pei-sistihg to remain for lunch, whieh Mrs. Gordon thought very imper tinent on. first acquaintance, and so it was. Now my firm belief is that, this cough is more than half to decide if you will do, or or if slra must send to Colchester for ifr. Sims, which will of course costlier a great deal more. They are good patients too good to lose; so go on and do your best for us. On no account be sparing of g.raye shakes of the head, and plenty of medir erne, though it may be as innocent as you like, provided it be iudieiously nasty." ' ,-' A-ll1rifrh.Lsir," was my'reply, "I'll go lip at U11CC4 auu as i fcpu.c 1. Yunc mSu my seat, and proceeded up stairs to put on a clean colar and a better tie, trying to think I 'wasn't a bit nerveous. But I was; for when I was a young man I was very norveous,, and. never could, to save my life, give a repartee answer, or get out of a mess neatly. I pushed my hair up, then patted it down again; lfc would not look as curly as I foudly fancied it did;: whenever I took the precaution" pf wet ting it well over night, and brusmng it up against the grain, ' I "Come, come, Gwynne; make haste," at last sounded Irom below. I ran down to obey the doctor's call, and soon after proceeded up the town to Mrs. Gordon's. Aftef I had conversed with the lady for a few minutes that is to say she talked and f listened she ushered me into a morning-room to see my patient. ' ; ' . ... "We are quite an xidus about clear Hettf," she said; "she's had a bad cough for some time past, -and! our home rehii- dies seem to be ot no avail. Two girls rose as entered,' an4 return ed my very nervous btw. I saw that one was tall and graceful, with a mass of .back hair loosely drawn trom off her face, large, soft black eyes, a clear complexion, and regular features; a -grand beauty. thought. The other was different, evi dently two. or three years .younger, with sunny, chesnut hair, that tossed in loose waves down her back, blue :eyes, a little pouting mouth j a most bewitching nez retrousse, and a short,- slight ngure. A more complete contrast could hardly, ex ist them between the two sisters. . lhe dark one looked about twenty, the little one about eighteen. As I said, I bowed nervously and coughed two or three times, because I did mot quite, know ' what to say. '. '". , " ' ' , . "This is our dear invalid," : said Mrs, Oortlt uu, patting tt.t; younyest on the slioiiiticr .t "Oh,' we'll stion cure her, M rs. Gordou,1 I said with ait alarniing cheerfulness and coughed again. - "Physician, c-ure dtyself,-M heard thie invalid remark, m a mischievous under tone. ! . .. . 1 ' ;': ''.-' "Oh, I've no cough, thanks, only a lit tle tickling," I said, stupidly, as though the whimper had bocu-ior me. Ilowey or I p l ucked up courage, and proceeded to.rnfike my professional inqui ries, ;hich were, diversely answered; the mother inakingjout-the case to be "very bad" "iiuite serious," ami suggesting the soutn of i ranee aie aaugiiier quizzing ttv- ii i i . - - erything, auu tii rn nig it an into . a joke. I wound up my visit by again remarking, as I shook hand "You've got. a riastr cough, Miss Goi don, but we'll soon cure you." "Pcrt'iittlfn ted as I left "the wgl" T mentally ejaciiia- house. "lhe dark one w beautiful she is!" 1 seenw nice, lid After, this I paid many more profes- signal, visits at the CTordou s, and soot a very pleasant familiar found myself on footing at their house, ho, trom proiei- sional I began to make friendly Visits, and often joined the girls, in1 leisure haF- hours, ataagani ot croquet or archer)?,. ,i or would take tl iem lor a quiet row on the river on warm (summer day?. Had I been a cheeky fj ellow very likely I might have become far .more intimate than. I was might hay fe called them Alice and 1. ..11 Tl Hetty, as every pociv else m tne nouse okl Hut 1. was tar t( to nerveous and too shy. and so to me th Gordons." y were always the "Misses When the auti unin tints were beginning: to appear in th woods of Dunfield. I discovered that one, and that if I loved. Alice the dark she would like to live on year, in a snug , little three hundred i house of her ow h.-I should like ittoo; but I dared not t tell her. I could laugh and joke Avith I was always shy fetty, but' with Alice 1 and nerveous.' Time went onj I perceived that with Mr. and Mrs. CJ Aim on 1 was a lavorite. I could see that I hoped Alice (i Hetty, too, liked me, and id; but she was so quiet and matronly I could notuidge so well. When Christmas approached there a good ieai it -i 0 i iekness about,. and I could Hot go home as T I expected; so expected; so -Mrs. Gor- don kinkly beg: red me to come and dme with her. -, "Go, go, my Mr. Thompson . 1 ttSi iearieiiow, saia irienuiy kvhen I demurerd at leay- ing tneiii, tn and enjoy yourself; -and mistletoe." So I kindly look out for the accepted the in On Christina jv'i I at ton . ' Eve I.met tue girls out walking, and tl cv kindly said th,cy were glad I was com n g. "Cousin Will ie is eommr too, crunt Hetty, and sh'o lanced" slvlv at Alice. Who is Coukin Willie?" I asked, wisli- mg i migni-mifc a put tor nun. "Oh, he is oii r only cousin and pi pa s ward," waslthe at Christmas." " -m com'.e i reply. lie always comes trlv," - x TTllCry- rail IRITIS mighty eii'ort is I want to speak' Mr. Gordon . "Oh do, coni stud Hettv. "Old Tlionip for the mistletc as "early as you can," on wants me to look out e, I said, toolishly, by the way of savihig something. un we ve hi plenty of that readv- eh, Alice: san Hetty. : . ie you are, How tiresoi Hetty!" said Alice warmly crimson. and blushing a painful Well, it was me, too! But tiily of Hetty; and before was so glad to see the blush that I di Inot notice the Ijjtle show of temper. Btitween vou wid me reader. she had once o twice before s!)(vn s'""2 pondering oh the wav had temper, I went honid. what I should with liiv -heart lo. I could not dine titers bursting with mv secreti and f -eling it i isrht exniode . at any nntr ment. Then 1 tot).'. If he she any attention control my fee write to her, a fore dinner foi here uld was. ' c ousm v uiu nay beautiful ' A lit might not be -Ie th inu't So I deter-mined t k my fate, and go up . bir my answer. If I were ad . coptcd, have a merry cnrtstnias; ii roicif ted, go home, ; f ' i i i nd and wel 1 , nearly d if- oi a nroKen nq irt. I. Was delig Bed with. .the. idea, and most ran homu to put it into executio But how easy ' per! how dime letter after let o get out pen, ink, and -ji- ilt to write! 1 . tore- t er; again and again I trie ssness of expressing n but the hopel feelings was g eat. Should 1 leave it and go anpLsiry my say m person.'1 ? No, no. I could not do that. My tongue would cleave to my mouth; the very thougMt i. seemed to dep ive me of all power of v.f- ticulation. Mere aoes, I said at last. will write hot at once, and I won t raid it over: j . ' uMu Dear '-f-HCre I was at a lull st already. How was I to begin? If I were doing it personally, T might try tie effect of "Alicp," spok in. a . low, dep tone, but it looks so cool on paper. Ther fore I began agaija : -My Dear Mi w, Gov- though no doubtmy wife does, but I know my letter was very tender, and, I hoped, very earnest and impressive. , I was once ilnore puzzled how to end my epistle, -but at last decided on ; . "Believe mc, dear, dear.Atiss Gordoa, waiting in trembling hope and fear, yours only and forever, : "PiiiLip Gwynne." This I dispatched to Miss Gordon, en closing a note for the young lady's pajia, to be delivered at her discretion. You may believe I scarcely closed my eyes ill that night. , Next day, (!hristmas Day, I was too busy to attend church; but I got clear about four o'clock, and hastily dressing myself, started for Mr: Gordon's. lie met me warmly. - "Come in here, my dear fellowj" said he;"l can't tell you how pleased she is my wife, I mean. And I am quite sat ifieil as to money and worklly affairs.. Quite. Old Thompson's is a good prac tice. . We mu;:t have a settlement you know; but thai;'ll be right. .. Rather you have her than an earl. God bless ; you! I am proud to call you son. I've spoken to her.. She loves you, my boy, loves you dearly, she 'says, and has done so long. And now that you're of the family I may as well tellyoijca secret. My youngest daughter is engaged too. Yes, 11 ice and my nephew William are going to make a match of it. ; Don't look so as tonished. She'll make liim a good wife; for though she is a year younger than dear Hetty, she looks older( you know, and is more steady and sedate. But Hetty's a dear girl, and will, I. am sure, make you happy. Don't speak! . There, I'll send her in." And off the lawyer bolted in his usual jerky way before I couldspeak a word. Was 1 madtf Was I dreaming? Alice the youper! Alice engaged Hetty loving me dearly! . Hetty coming to me. Ye powers, what on earth was it all about? How could I have been such a fool! A thousand little hitherto unnoticed facts crowded on my brain, coafirning the , statement. ' How could I -have trusted appearance so utterly, and taken her for the oldest without being certain. She en gaged; and wihl merry, sweet Hetty love ing me! It still would not enter my brain. --Witajt should I do? Get up, bolt, and explain afterwards? I sprung uj) to obey my impulse. As I did so the dot t opened, and with down cast eyes and rosy blushes, Hetty eam'e in. 1 rushed eargcrly towards ner and grasp ed her hands. I would confess all. I thought. "Hettv,"" I began. Slfe mis took my action,- my words for affection. She tame nearer tome, responded to my arm cLisp, a,pd then, overcome by shy ness, hid ner pretty curpy head on. my shoulder. My embarrassment momenta rily increased. "Oh, Hetty; Hetty, I be gan once mora." "Dear Philip," she whispered, in reply to what she deemed affection, "I am so happy Philip." ' " . What could I do? Tell her it was all i mistake, and thus, blight the bright young life and heart forever? Irt that one second I made a great decision. My chances of happiness hadjfied. I would sacrifice my self and marry her, and she shall never know the truth? I bent down and whispered "God bless you, Hetty I will try and make you hap py," and kissed the wild, teasing, merry girl, now so gentle, so winning, so sweet. I could not rudely break her heart , She looked up and then hid her face again on my shoulder, and clung to me to hide her emotion. Was it not possi ble to love her? Ought I not to be'thauk ful? 'Had I married Alice no, I mean proposed to her I should only have been rejected, ' and gone away miserable; now I had a real, true heart to love me. Surely, in time I might return her affec tion. "Can you be happy with me Hetty?" I asked. "Oh Philp, indeed I can," she replied. "I always feared you laughed at me," I said. "'..'.'. "I only' laughed to hide' my feeling said Hetty. ' , 1 "I am not rich, Hettv," fl continued. "I will be a careful little wife, Philip , she Said. .;''., "I am hot worthy 'of you," I said. "Yes, you are," she exclaimed; "I am not worthy of you." There was no escape for me. She wouldn't see me in my worst light. She would love me. a We sat down side by side. She prat tied to me how Alice and Willie had long lovedeach other, but that- it had ; never been a settled tiling till now, for his position had never been such that he could marry. ' -. And Alice is so glad lor me, went on Hetty, little thinking what my feelings .were. '- Ohe sajts jcnA-c-jTret tlrc- kiird xr man she would like tor a brother. lou know it would not do for us both to want you for a husbancl--eh Philip?" "No, dearest," I stammered, "it would iot.",. I could not talk to her; but she seemed not to mind my silence. We sat hand in hand, dreaming, thinking. Inwardly I was repeating my latter to Charlie 'Som ers, telling him all about my love for Alice. Now. I must hasten to tell him it was Hetty I meant. Oh, dear, what a whirl my poor brain is in! At last, to my great relief, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon entered. Mrs.. Gordon shook me warmly by the hand, and; said, "Dear Mr. Gy wnne, there is no one I would rather give my wild birdie , to than you. Alice th.Ogkounger, is so quiet 4iid steady; she is farlnrecapable of ac ting for herself; but you will always lie kind, and tender to Hetty, won't you?" "Of course lie will, of course he will," cried Mr. Gordon. "Come, Gwynne, and wash your hands." Deeply grateful for the chance (not that my hands were dirty, but bectr'sc I 'felt I should burst out cryingor do some thing equally absurd.'if.I stopped there) I followed Jum. ' "What time do vou dine, Mr. Gordon?" I askew. ' . "Six," he replied. "It is now a quar ter past five." - i "Ah, I shall just have time," I said. "I find I have forgotten to leave or ders about a certain, medicine. If you'll permit me, I'll just run down to the surgery; for it will not do to be care less about physic." ' "Certainly not, certainly not said Mr. Gordon; "though very excu'seable' under the circumstances, make haste six sharp." '',..:' I almost ran off. I let myself into the surgery by my latch-key. Oh joy! it was empty. . Locking the door, I sank into a chair and paused tojhink. What should I do? The only time for escape was now. Should I send up a note to say I was sud denly called out, and see what to-morrow i W7,WL1 An? .Sshrvulil T Tisif-lc nr my things throw my character and profession to the winds and bolt? They were not tempt ing alternatives. I almost did 'the first. But was I hot a mean coward? Was I not. going to act unworthy a gentleman? After plighting my troth and receiving her shy kisses, could I now explain? And yet and yet; was it right - to marry one sister, loving the other? Why had they not seen that I loved Alice, and told me at once that my case was hopeless? Why did not I open my eves and see that, con trary to appearances, 'she was the young- erf JNo use to ask that now. My dutv was clear, mV course plain smoothed my tumbled hair, bathed my hot temples iu cola water, and determin ed to be a man, and no coward. 1 would act my. part, and trust to time to make it natural to me. So I retraced my steps, and entered the Gordons' drawing-room just jls 'it struck six. I was of course introduced to cousin. Willie. He was a tall fair-bearded fellow, looked and spoke like . a gentleman and seemed very fond of Alice, and she of him. Somehow 1 felt better when 1 saw them together. After all, Hetty was just as pretty, with h,er wavy, glossy hair, her bright eyes, with their new, softened expression, and that shy smile around her rosy mouth. I declare I found myself comparing them to my little one's advan fage, and felt quite proud as 1 led her in to the dining room. , ; " , . - j ; . L What need I say more? Day by day my lot grew sunnier, my : little: Hetty dearer and dearer to'me. 1 never ! knew her otherwise than bright and good-tem pered; while Alice but 1 must i not tell tales Alice is a dear girl, and I am very fond of her, and of my nep hews -and nieces, but all my heart and my love is for my own merry Hetty. ' j We have been married some years, and little ones patter about our: home; and as I write, my own sweet wife leans over my shoulder, and roadshow out ot" my mis take grew my life's' best and truest hap piness; and she says, mischievously. "Mv dear old Phil, what a happy man yon are although you had to get married iu spite of yourself!", - "j"-- ...J -. bf"t.Hand.oii; Food for the Refleetive--OrigiuaI and Neleetod. NO. VI. BV V. S. PROCTOR. W often hear man tailed free agent. Now in the nature of things no man can be a free agent. The very term agent, implies an actor for another person It supposes a superior and the agent an inferior, who can only act j under certain conditions and instructions, and thus we sec an agent is never free. But it mav be said is jman not a free actor? This is very doubt ful. A man is most certainly free to act, but before he' can act he must think, and will, and thus the question runs into .the freedom of the will. - i Now tli is question is by no means de cided in this world. Thej deepest think ers have not yet been fully satisfied about It. Volumes haye been written on it, and it yet remains a' perplexing problem which man's highest intellectual faculties have not satisfactorily uiiravelled. We do not propose to decide jthe question; it falls not in the plan of thpe articles; yet as we treat of man, and it is incidentally included as it pertains to liim,. we can on ly indicate the path whieh the reader can pursue and form his own opinion. Beforer we can act we must think and will. We "have to go through this men tal operation previous to all manifestation of power out of us. We jpften, at night, resolve and will to sleep, and can not do it. If we try to will what we shall think about, the next second of tinm we find we cannot do it. I Thus, in the first case, we will what we can not Jj do, and in the hist case we can not do what we- can not will.. . ; . ' . j- : -1. - Every act of thought jiroduces a phys ical change in the germ-ceils of the brain, which is immediately repaired again. All mental operations are governed by un known, but invariable laws, and these are, conditioned by one's occupation, age, temperament, associates, jmental culture and training, and moral associations. Now no one can free himself from. these operating forces and conditions. They lolcl him in a giant s grasp, and he is powerless to get out of them." The pres sure of the surrounding ajir on our bodies has been proved to be fifteen pounds to the square inch, and were wej elevated above the earth six miles, we should soon feel the influence of this law, but as condi tioned at present we are not aware of this. . -.!". In all our thinking and acting, and kntwiiir, vre are governed and controlled by the power of our five senses only. We are thus limited under certain conditions to act. Suppose we had ' in addition twenty-five senses, we should actually know and could do twenty-five t times as mucn as we can now. buppose we had one hundred 'senses, we should still con tinue to know millions oil things we can not at present know. Again, let any man go back "ten years ago, and compare-his present views ot men and things, then arid now. He is physically and mentally hardly the same man. His mmI has undergone? a com plete cha-nge,and all tliis bas taken place without any power m him to cohtroithese things. I ,J You may say that experience of the world has produced these thiiigs. "Now what is this experience of the world, but successive mental , operations, going on in the germ-cells of his brain, the constant ju'oduct of thought, developing and grow ing, unconsciously to huh, and germina ting into actions; the outgrowth 'of un known inner forces and powers implanted in his nature. Now what are these unknown forces nd powers of nature implanted in him. They are the immutable laws of his cre ator stamped on matter, under certain in variable conditions, all tending to unity, through a million forms of variety, whose ultimate, end is to the good. All evil is only partial, the good only universal. What is partial' must pass away, the good' alone will finally remain. Death is. not an evil because it is universal, and unity or the universal, must ultimately be the everlasting; ' --.'..' Some may suppose we are verging on the doctrine of fatality. (By no means. We shall soon take up that subject and l 1 1 , , i e i i ' snow mat it is oniy iounaeu on. a miscon ception of, the use of language alone. Our article looks like jdeep sea-soundings, in the ocean of mind Some may think our lead line has touched the bot tom. Gentlemen of the j jury, take the question and work it out to the best of your ability and belief, and may you sleep isound after your labor. Ileiiry J. Raymoiirs Journalism. Start iik ,1 graduated in August, 1840, and; though I could not vote, I spent .the next two months in "stumping" the immediate vicinity of my native town' for "Tippeca noe and Tyler too." After , the election, I traversed the same region in search of a select school to teach; and it was only upon the downfall of all such hopes, and in dispair of finding anything to do there, that I "hied" to New York city, of which I had heard, but which' I had never seen but once, and in which I knew but one human being, and he a student in a law yer's office in Wall street. ' I had once seen Mr. Greeley, Jn-fke Journal office in Albany, while on my way home from the vacation "after the College Commencement in 1838. I had stopped in to inform the editor, a a piece of news, that the College had con ferred the degree of LL.D. upon Silas Wright. I found Mr. Weed and Mr. Greeley both there both hard at work, and both greatly disgusted at the bestowal oi such an honor - upon so notorious a Locofoco. ' The thing had not struck me in that light before, but I began to be a little "ashamed ot having supposed I should do them a favor by giving them a pieceof news which pleased them solittle. But I had sent a good many literary contributions mainly critical, though some (as I then thought) poetic to the New lorker; and 1 therefore teit atdiber ty on my arrival in December, 1840, to call upon Mr. Greeley, and asked him if he didn t - want an. assistant. Me said no, he had- just ; engaged one, a Lyoung man from Pennsylvania, h But he readily ssented to. my request that I might be at the office whenever I chose, in return for which I promised to help in anything that might turn up in which I could be of assistance. Ami I did. - ? I forthwith advertised in the Wiishing ton Intelligencer for a school in the South, and while.&waiting replies arranged to "study law" in a down-town lawyer's of fice. , But I was at the AVtr Yorker office every day,' and somehow or other a good deal of the work fell into my hands. I added up election returns, m read the ex changes for news, and discovered a good deal which others had overlooked; made brief notices of new books, read proof, and made myself generally useful. ' At the end of about three weeks I re ceived fh first reply to my advertise ment, offering me a . school of thirty scholorsn North Carolina. ' I told Mr. Greeley at once that I shouhLleave the city the next morning, He "asked me to walk with him to the Post Office, whither he always w ent in person to get his let ters and exchanges, and on the way he inquired where 1 was going. I told him to North Carolina 0 teach a school. He asked me how much they would pay me. I said S4tX) a year. "Oh," said he, "stay here I'll give you that," And this was my first engagement on the press, and de cided the whole course of my life. From Fragment of qn Autobiography in the Times. ' ? x - OII Shoe. Did'st ever know any one, on the ad vent of a new pair, directly and del iber- ately to tlirow away the old ones? It matters not Itow utterly, incapable they may be '.of rendering any further Service, or how fur "sole and body" may be rent asunder;, the dear old reliesof bygone days are carefully stowed away where their peaceful slumbers are least likely tjo be disturbed in the future. The darkest corner of the closet; under or over the bake oven; nook ami recesses iit stairways leading to cellar or garret; under the rafters ofthe porch; the cuddy-hole tif .1. - ! .1 1 me rooi-peaK, wnere oniy uie arm can oe thrust in; but specially the garret, that grand old repository of household rub bish, affcird teeming evidence of the kind ly remtmlbranee of these faithful old ser vants. Who has witnessed the removal of a family, after a long time residence in the same domi'cil, and not beheld tie- niotley multitude of mouldy, shriveled,1 dried up, dilapidated "leather and pru nello;" the deformed, grinning skeletons of . what were once neat and beautiful specimens of art, but now alas! a. hideous mass of shapeless chaos. All sexes and sizes, and all kinds of material are repre sented therein; from the great- boot of "Paterfamilias'' to the tiny shell that once encased tle dimpled feet of the "lit tle toddler" in his first attempt to move upon the perpendicular. AVho has not witnessed or experienced these "cleanings out,", and seen (or felt) the lingering sympathy manifested toward these "sad mementoes of the past." How melan choly the final parting with tlm utterly useless old relics! What is it that causes this universal disposition to stow away and preserve these old. and worn-out articles of costume? "Easy as an old shoe" is a familiar phrase, which most of us com prehend. The old shoe has adapted it- elf to the inequalities, corns,-crooks, and protuberances of our tender and sensitive feet, and can be putvwi or off at our pleasure (a liberty no other friend will allow). lhe new shoes has no such com- ortable associations or reminiscences. Sviss IIiiH For liis Mother. It was a very pretty and pious conceit J . 1 1 ."'ill! . 1 .-1 .' .1 oi mat dear old iaov to kiss mat youth for his mother. So forcibly has it ap pealed to popular admiration, that no in considerable number of young men have the same affectionate caress bestowed on them out of respect for that same vener able relative. A striking example of this was afforded a few evenings since by a young ladyjwho enjoys the undivided affections of a down town clerk. It so happened that, some weeks ago, his mother died. His heart was consoled' in this great ' bereavement by' the affectionate sympathy of bis employer's fascinating daughter, tit is not strange, that this af fection ripened into love. The parents noted and i approved their daughter s choice, but wisely kept their owncounsel. The interesting relations, however, were destined to come to light Jiria - way they least expeccted. One evening the young couple were enjoying a pleasant tete-a-tete ill , n . l 'l rr.1 ma secluded part or tne panor. ine old gentleman happened, by the merest accident, to step in and take a seat un observed by the young people. Sudden ly his attention was arrested by one of those prolonged, luxurious kisses which, only lovers interchange. ' . " hat noise is that' theparcntloudlv exclaimed. Silence like death. "I say, Julia, what noise was that?" "Sir Sir?" ' ' , "' 'What -are 'you doing 'therer' "N-o-t-h-i-n-g, sir!" . : "Who are you kissing there?" "Only only William, sirs his mother's dead, you know and and I thought- it wouldn't be wrong to kiss him for her, you know, sir!" ;', Humph! and the old gentleman took his leave, doubtless thinking how -fortunate the deceased lady was to lie so affec tionately remembered. - ! Hints to Travel erK. Some one thus "gives counsel: Don't wear your best, bonnet, or people will thirik you have no better opportunity to display it. Plain straw is in better .taste. Liglt colored gloves are ftn abomination for traveling costume. Pack your jewelry iu your trunk instead of hanging it about your person, and don't judge your fellow travelers by the splendor, of : their dress or the number of yards In "their mantil las, r Disagreeable mistakes have been made in this way. 1 ? I Don't deem it. Useless to be polite the spectacled old lady, or. the pale young girl. 1 hey. may not , belong1 to the but terny ranKs oi lashion; but they are none the less capable of appreciating that kind ot etiquette that Comes irom the heart. . . f ' I , Don't talk and laugh loudly and boist erously. Ydur private affairs may be very engrossing to WourselfT but they can hardly be expected to interest the public. "- ' . "Don't load yourself with parasols, bas: kets, fans, parcels, shawls, reticules and books. The less "hand baggage" you can get along with the better. Josh BUhngs says: - "If I was in the habit of swearing, I would not hesitate to cuss a bed bug right in his face. Courtship is bliss, but matrimony is blister. . bo libels another one. . Josh Hilling Paper. A slander isjike a hornet, if vou can't kill it dead the first blow, vou h'ad U tter not strike at it. ; ; Politeness U a shrewd wv folks have of flattering themselves. '. . I make this distinetioit. between rW-odfl- and reputation reputation ii what the world think of us, eluiraeter is what the world Xotn of us. N What a ridiculous farce it is to be con tinually on the-hunt for peace aud quiet. No man ever yet increased his rcputa-. tion by contradicting lies, i r- f . -. Anxiety always steps on itse! f. Silence, like darkness is generally sate. There arc only twoj things that 1" know of that a man won't brag qlj, ' one "h 1 ving and the other is jealousy. ; ' . It tavkcs brains to make it smart man,' but good uek often inakes a ' famous one. Opinions are like other; vogetabJes worth just what they will fyteh". ' -1 think most men would rather be charged with malice than with making a blunder. . - j 1 Love, cuts up;. -all sortsi of monkey shines, it makes a fool sober and a wise man frisky. ' 1 ; " I don't believe in total depravity; every man lias something in him tr sltow that God made him. , f- -v I suppose that one, reason that '-the "road to ruin" is broad, is'td acconhHlafe the great travel in that direction; . A humbug 1 like a bladder, goinl for nothing until it is blowed up, and then ain't good for nothing after it is priekel. A big nose is said to. be a sign of geni us if a man's genius lays in bis nost I would say the sign is a good one. . 'l Vanity is seldom .malicious. A Svoman (like an cclio) will have the last word. i' Put an Englishman' into the garden of Eden, and. he would find fault with the" whole blasted concern put a Yankee in, and he will see where he could alter it with adyanfage--r-put an-.'Irishman in, and he would want tot boss ' the thing; put a Dutchman in, and he would pro ceed at once to raise cabbage, f, - I , ,' : " ajlyK Domext 1 c. 'Ha er I II ee. 1 hev made other sacrifices. When torn from mypeceful Imnif to fite our friends uy the outhj I hedia wife.wicli I luvedr Life wuza peaeefiil streemeaud we floated , calmly along. jShe took, in washin and I talked politics in a neigh borin grocery, inyestin thb' proceeds uv her labor in the sustenancje afforded xt the bar. When I returned) Iwat met me? The killili uv men outritei wuz m)t the most heart-rendin incidents I uv that fra- " trisidle struggle. It wuz the sevrin of domestic ties the tearin 'down uv Io mestic altars,-and the separatin uv fain ilies. When I returned I wuz coldly met. -Looizer Jane wuz washin as yodsii- al, only harder than ever and I notist the chiljdren hed new . frocks and shoes.; The fust afternoon I Vuz at home I askjt her in my old familyer , way fur a dollar and half, ez I wanted to go down the. street.. . - 'j '-'' "That's played!" she remark!. x "Hevn't you got it?" I askt. "I bev," she replied, '.'and I propose to keep if. I hev diskivered suthin since yoove' bin gone. I hev found it's easy enuff to support myself and the chjldren, washin at a dollar a dozen, but add to that a liulkin man with a nose like yoors, and it's harder than I keer. This house' . is mine yoo kin vacate.' j '.;' ' ; Aud she calmly rung-out a shirtiez tho wat she sed Was a commoh-place remark insted uv a practikel divorse. I left her. A feendish Ablishnist had put this idea into her head. and she hed actid onto it. Since that time I hev wen ded my way alone, fubsisUn.- by cliance. Ablishnism owes me the I home.- 1 hed. Ablishnisiu owes me the likkcr I ought to hey hed, out uv'wat tliat wronum he, earned sence that crooel day. ' () wat a fearful debt to pay.. i The Infidel and ihc 4(1111 her. A skeptical young collegian confrohted an old Quaker with the' fctatemcnt that he did not believe in the Bible; Said the Quaker, , "Does thee believe In France?" "Yes; though I have not seen it, I have Seen others who have; besides, the ii.. . i' 1 1 , i f i re is pieniy oi prooi mat sucn a country docs exist." ' . V "Then thee will not. believe anythii thee or others has not seen?" "No; to be sure 1 won't." j "Did thee ever see, thy own brains?'' "o." '. -. -U ; "Ever see any body thai did?" if'No." . " ' . "Does thee believe thee has any?" : -PI nek jr. Nellie B , a Miss rosy-che;ked, bright-eyed, dashing farmer's "daughter. living in Independence, Oakland county, . . , ....... JMo.. has not soured her t.emner 'in ir nmr over fancied wrongs,-nor d,oesshe bevail her estate because, having been born a women, she cannot act the part of a man. When her fathers thirty acres -of grain, however was spoiling to be cut, and there were men to bind it, but "no one to drive the team, she tied her. Newport hat down. under her chin, donned her gar den gloves, .mounted, the seat and drove and worked the reaper over the whole thirty acrp. She comes of a gooif slock, uer motner Having neipea lo maKt the. first grain, stack in the county, nearly thir ty years ago. . - . ' . . . Serapiana. '. The new song, "Waiting on the 'Stile," is not designed for clerks in fashionable ary goqas stores. . . Our sorrows- are like . thunder clouds which seem to be black ni the distanc but grow lighter as they approach. 'r Everlasting flowers The wall-flowers of evening parties. j . . ;j " xew lcauuig ui uu oiu saw jlan jiro poses, but woman accepts, i When are gloves hard to sell"?- When they are kept on hand. ii What word signifying wrong denotes a young lady?. A miss. ! ; : Night lays her finger on the lip of (.are, and men complain no more Happiness U a roadside flower, growing upon the highway of, usefulness. A classic invilid upon being asked if be was ill, promptly replied, "Sic.sum." Good place for picnics-rSandwich Is lands. '.' . "' !!' I The best 'bus Kissing al pretty girl. rBest re-bus Kissing her a second time. , ' ' A terrible blunderbuss Kissing the wrong girl. , r 0 Some men are queer, but each wonan is a querest. So libels a bachelor. L N ,1. ,.-lj : . .

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