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SALISBURY. FRiDAy J AN. 5,
- " - aJTCRTI9EMJSir.
Having purchased the print mgftocjc and sub
scription Ju.t of the (Md Xortk Stale, m aprprd
Slice with the term of the sale those who had
paid in advance' foe that PfwilJ hok to us
I, fiiluir term. Thxe who were indebt
ed 'to thU paper at 12 o'clock on Saturday the
J6th nit , had their indebtedness transferred to
,,, and i( is a matter of jwpurtance that all
Should 4 promptly paid. Those not behind
exceed hg; three month" Pay yet pay ai the ad
vance r Ues of $2,-0 fox the
.Oct. J, 1871. " ' J. J. BRU'EB.
BILLS ANlTl-E ITERS, i
IUving senCotit bills io all who are
ftxe'liin'a on their subscriptions for this pa
e are bcritiuiiig to receive letters
concerned, in aome canes of persons who
do not know the law in re laMon to taking
newspapers, ror me uhhuvm-im --v..
re giv the following :
LAWS RELATING TO MAGAZINES Ap
ame engravejd thereon. The terms are
tqo hard for honest men, and heuce feiy
ucb arc eeeii jin office. Under John Pool
apd Uolden theee wilt be none.
i j . . . -j
iThe Southern Home has a report from
p, Schenck, Esq-, of Liucolnton, of pis
testimony before the kuklux committee at
Washington. Job a Pool is on that Com
mittee. Mr. Sihencks testimony exposed
the condiiion tof the country in bis part
of the State as affected by the operations
of; jhe Leagdes,; and the bitter partial
administration of the laws, as calciilaiedfj
tq p.ovoke men; to band themselves in
opposition, and for self protection. ilt
exposed Judge Logans improper fforta to
cause his arregt and conviction as a leader
e kuklttx and gayjEs aliiatory of; th
lawyers' metpprial tp jbe Legislature fuf
RuWrUrii who do not kive f xpreM no
tice1 to the contrary are cowMdered aa wwn
ingi to continue their lub8cr'l''t0,,
I full hwriWrs do not order the dUoontinu-
noi. of their periodical, the publisher mar
coniinue to nfcud theiu until alJ arrearage are
P3. If nhacribera nectcct or refuse tp take their
TtprSiHlicaU from the ofltce to which they are di
reeled, they are held reapoowble till they Have
paid their bill and ordered them d'wronupued.
4. If nulwcribera remove to other place wiih
out informing tha publinhep, api VVf
are iient to Uia lormer airecuon, wvj - '
5. The courU have decided that retuting to
take periodical from the office, or removing nq
leaving them uncaiieo lor, ujm" jt
dence or intentional irauu.
6. Any person who receive a pecpaper
and make uneof it, whether he ban ordered
it or not, w held in law to be a suoacrioer.
e per cent.
aireaaj twice auempiea
the rempv& p
:e had taken
le jpnipire in
f Logan. He told them tbaii
i ' " i; it
l)m obligation of the Invii-
Oct. 1868. That be wal
never au officer in the organization--mpch
less a cliief ; that he never parlici-?
pattd in a klan meeting, and that he left
the orgnuizatioo in Feb. 1870 That it
fas intended! to counteract the Leajtues
Ilirocs of America and Red Strinesi
T I I I . .1 . i . . . '
? io one can; oouoi mat tue invisible
Empire, White 13i other hood and Ku Jluxf
all oriviuated frnn the same common
motive, to counteract tbe forking of the
secret political organizations which pro
iujchtyu!iee 7 how ion till onr crnhed and w c w votigresr auinorizing me
v iople shall ccnetQ begrtund into the new loan expressly n quires that the bond
h? WhenKhaU we-have "jieace?" When shall not be !J i than par in gold,
?lnceat onr country, for the lat few years and ,ial no m,ire lban oue hH,f o OIr
The President a Dy'aulier. -Tbe Wash
ington Patriot of the 28th PeceoSber
sets forth at length, the facts apd the
figures proving that U; S. Qraut, (now
President) while a Lt. in the ! Mexicaa
army, filling the poeitipn of pommissary
and quarter master, yvas a defaulter to the
government n tjie jpm of $6,000. That
, subseqaently by acl of Congress he was
. allowed ppp thoaeand dollars for that
amount stnlep from, bina shile n Mexico
. That the Auditor of the Treasury, iraW
diately on the passage of this act, appro
pnated the $1000 as a credit on th
ecvernment claim aeruinst bim, thus
reducing it to $,000. That every effort
before and since that time, to have the
defalcation settled, has bpen unavailing
l add that it still appears on the book
. against him- The Wilmington Journal,
'adverting to this case, and the; appoint;
laent to office of men who ljuve beet
dismissed from the service of corporation-
fur their crimes.-rtbeifv diihouesty- I iy critical copditujlu. She reached a dwell
pertinently remarks : "VVell may republi.- ing, after painful travel across frozen
Can senators proclaim, inxth Senate of streams and) thicjugh fields aud woods
U nited Stutes, that our civil service is the and reported Ithe case, describing the man
I-.. - j " -! ' a - ' ;,
j VIC A. -: . I
There is a growing demand for thi s ar
ticle, and consequently it is becoming
more and more valuable. The price now
ranges from $1,25 to $2. Recently it has
been employed iu,tbe manufacture bf
lamp chimneys; and when we consider
to what a large extent the kerosine and
ft T ' i - . . ' . ; -
oiner on tamps nave taken the olace of
y r -
caudles and gas, it is apparent that its
application to this, use must greatly in
crease ithe demand, '
Large quantities of Mica are alao em
ployed in Europe, and there is little doubt
the demand for it will increase in propor
tion to the advancement of the arte and
sciences. It therefore becomes a subject
of interest to; the people of North Ciroli
na, and especially so to those of her chi-
scum wuu uww proneriy UDOn winch il im
j j - a !,!.-
found and it is for their benefit we allude
to it at preeeiit. Those who luve Mica
deposits pn their lands, should examine
them aini .endeavor to ascertain their ex
tent and aue, for some may possess
niinea of great wealth and not kaovjrjitl
TROUBLE AT ROCHESTER, N 1
A negro fejlow, aged 25 yean, euticed
a littje whjte girl, aed bout 10 yearf,
into a thicket, not far from Rochester, apd
:....J i ' J)' r
voiuujHitu a rape unon Ler oeraon.
i i m r :
beat her in the face, and left hei u a Ve-
For the Watchman. BOUT WELL'S VIOLATION OP
i TIiomasville, N. C, Dec 23, 1871. THE LAW
Mri Editor: Be assured my silence baa not L 7 f - "
been wink to fbrgelfnlpew ; but rather on ac- secretary, lioutwel - Will soon appear
count jof cold weatcer, which, for the Ut two or betore a committee of tyongi ess to ex
t ; i 'J . - ' k, -.:n- . r .. .1.:.. i.:. r t . r .? .1
down henf Udy and miL- But our thriving lit- $ 30,000,00a f i h U fi v
ile town iljiwt now full of bustle, and business . . J tw;t.1
'm . ! i;.i .a,. au. e nas already twic
els, riothwithstanding several of them were ar- t,,e 8arac f nce in a political speee.h
rested and carried down to KiUeih from whence in unto, ana again in annual report;
they have again returned in as high spirits as but both times be has only succeeded in
ever. ! By-the way when will these outrages Rowing that he has been guilty of the
againdt lnJnianitT cease? hen will our nino- ,r t fc i ,
,-ent, and helple people cease to crv aloud for oST'c "h he is charged.
Alioihtjrlusticefhowlon8till onrcrnshed and Cotigress authorizing the
''. It" 1
in, a verv wickecl wisBar to the lip. Shall per cent, on their amount shall be paid
any wonderat it ! Once our country was a vale 'u'f negotiating them. After several
pf unsurpassed beauty. ! Once she Mood proudly molt t ha tryii.jj, Mr. Boutwell found it
forth a bright and shining light, noted for the difficult if not imp esible to dispose nf the
lustre off her moral excellence, renowned for bonds on these trms and thnefore took
justice, hnmanitv, truth nnd temperance. But . i . - . . . . ,
1 change has come over her. The heel of op- lhv making a bargain with a
predion jias maddened her people and d:iven syndicate, or ring, of Lurojean capitalists,
them; intd vices an! pas-dons they once held at wherohy, in addition to the prescribed one
bay. Inlemperance eiecially, has won many, half of one per cent., he gave them for
and as pleads them down toa world of misery, lheir 8erTltC8 i,1BeUiug f,r him $130,000,
engulphing bfxlv and soul, and spreading upon . . . J .
earth a deadly infection to feed on innocei.t 000 of ,1,eLnw f ihr months in-
onesyet pnborn. We see and feel it here; and terest at the rate of SIX per cent, per an-
I supjxtKe it is seen and felt throughout the num equal to one-half per cent. more,
South, t6 a far worse j degree than in former making two per' tent, in all. The way
Y.-! t. i . i r. this was accomplialicd was by accepting
A few ! weeks since a band of emigrants left . .. - e, Jnnn
our depo for the happy land of the West. Let thr subscription for the $130,000,000 as
all those go who are so disposed but there is casU on Ine day it was made, and then
something in dear old North Carolina which agreeing liot t cU- for the money
cUnJIpever be given me by vast unbroken forests fur three' monjLtf. The syndicate
and tnemlling flowery prairies. J he fr.ends of I tft WJ.P.I1-P; tA ,,m ' u,,
my ciutdhood are not there; and the graves of , , , ,, . T
those ! Iqvp. are notthpr- ,! ihn.mh al once, and proceeded to eeli them, titb-
and storms encompass the dear old State, still er for cah or fdt Wllstaudlng six per cent,
your; huihble servant will cling to her a a child bonds, keeping jimck the proceeds until
to Us mother. CARLETTA FKANZOSI. Uie thres months-were np. The loss on
; i s m
;; ; Mt. Pleasant, Dec. 25th, 1871.
Editor. IFocAia?i; Your numerous readers
may be pleased to have an item of news from
this Village of schools. Lastweek the first term
of the present session of our School ended.
The College has enjoyed a prosperous term,
and its prospects for the next are verv flatter-
Ling, j The cheapness of board at Mt. Pleasant,
promises to Spanish interests would be
surprUing. X. Y. Sun.
SUNSIHE AND SHADOW
Affection its Own Ruler.'
BY EMMERT R. WILLIAMS.
this transaction, & is plain, was paid by
the Unied S(aUtsr and went to increase
the cost of th negotiation. Que and a
half pei cent, on $130,000,000 is' $1,9 60,-
000, aid this was all paid in direct viola
tion of tbe law, .
Mr. BoutwelPs excuse for his conduct is
twofold : first, that he could not otherwise
together! with the uneoualied lreahhfuli.ess of have Sold Ins botnis ; and secoudly, that
climate renders it very desirable to those wish- after all he complied with the law in sub-
ing to acquire an education. The curriculum is stace, if noiin form. Tbe first branch of
as thorough as any in the State. The President the excase is simply absurd. If tbe law
Rev, Prof. L. A. Bik e, A. M., is acknowledged j u . j n . j
to be a thorough teacher and tlnedisciplinarfan. not be executed, It could not, and
The chief attraction of last week was a Con- t,,at w8 lne end of lue matter. 1 he
certgivn by the young ladies of Mt. A mama Secretary had only to report the fact to
Seminary. Under the principalship of Prof. Congres, and leave them to do what
W. A. Barrier, who has been styled " the right might seem best under tbe circumstances.
man;in the right place," and with the able as- -i., . .. . , -
sistaheej of lrs. Scott (of Lexington, K (J.,) 19 however, that the terms of
andiothers, the young ladies enjoy decided lit- l,,e ,aw were onguially suggested by tbe
erary advantages. The grounds may not be so Secretary himself. He was confident that
attractive as that of other similar institutions, the loan would bei speedily taken at par
xt1 'tiS inRl?.tion,more fililhfu iu gold, and that one-half of tbe one per
Mrs Scott, especially, deserves praise. With b. ' . t v
disinterested earnestness she has devoted het- e"1 wa8 "S toallw for the expense
self to the labors of her department. How well of selling it. I; Hiding that he had made
she succeeded was evinced in the concert; for a blunder in this respect and that a larger
uiougnjioe sciioiars cuu not exhibit all the pro- commission would be more successful, he
ice to the
was jpnused by all. Misses Ellen Ileili. Wall, holders of the old bonds before redeeming
Owtai, and F.-Bost, acquitted themselves excel- them, he would be justified in securinff
andhe V.wSo. b7 mLV X II SZ tbe 'J "J
highly appreciated! Observer. ,n
Thongh the tea was unusually ni the
toast JCc, so very tempting, little Et4 st-em-ed
t regitrd it a tastelfis luxury, and after
pxeusinjr herself, begged leave ti Speak with
some of ht-r sclKNduiMtes who.wert just then
returning home from the instruction room.
Why very thoughtful exclaimed Minnie
T. as Etta descended the balastrade and ttod
at the treet ea e ! Are you sick ? No, no
wit the stilled rejoinder I ouly feel So seu
sibly the loae of the nciety of my dear
schoolmates and other loved ties, iu nutii
pation of leaviug them ! Leaving them !
ejaculated Min i. When, where are you"
goinj-? 'i ...Staunton. Pa prooses 1 idiall
go next week and I wished to tell you
gNtd-bye and to assure you how tfteu I
bhall remember you. Not uftener than you
will be remembered by us till chimed iu 3
or 4 voices and while we shall, every oueof
us have so many reminiseneea to rei-4.11 our
happy past I think Randolph will mostly
merit our dee est sympathy, for having no
sister. I Miinetiuies iiuattiue Jou wholly sup
ply the place of uue iu his fraternal heart,
lie has never been cheerful aud happy as
formerly since you left. 1 am glad rttul Et
ta that Randolph entertaius so good upiuion
of my friendship though I reckon J'm in
debted to your words of praise for it all. Pa
has a very high regard f r Mr. Sprague's
family aud has taught me to he kind to Rau-
dolph aud that he would be a brother to me.
Rut to pass briefly over the comments of
children, I i;l Vu! mt-uii.m that after each
respectively promising to omit uo opportunity
that might couvey their greetings. Etta was
left aloue ! She returned to the house aud to
the sittiug room where her parents had al
ready betaken themselves, as the lights were
brightest there and seemed moat Inviting.
Wheu Etta entered tbe room. Col. Y. aud
Mrs. Young were but too much leased to
observe the smile of reconciliation ; which
seetnwd to add a new beauty to her sweet
faoe. For two long hours the ; happy
tro talked in joy too much blessed for mer
riment as that day week the household pet
would bless auother home than theirs. But
as before said, hers, were parents wh-.se
hearts, loyal and heroic bouud theii lives to
hallowed duty. Regardless ol every thought
but that of supplyiug, each and all linagiu-
a. n.iiiif.i.t. 1. t . . V. . 1 1 . -
oi 1 ivuovsito, uiui a noiu-IUiir as colli
viting all who fafored the fantastic toe to
secure jpaAntrt, as the quadrilles were al
seady fonciug. Etta who for t sake of
itiurtly rtiouette. had lurrerdered her posi
thu iu p. b sett previous f.o s Jpper. was now
to be seen 'fist in the daort, leaning upou
tbe arm ofCol. Spragoe, wborn tjpr readers
will reeogpize as a direct compliment iu
honor to her Pa's es'eeuied aud valued friend.
Amid the enrliauting beauties, varied aDd
rare, arrayed with shimtueriug satin, silks,
pearls and'.dlamonds. nine seemed ni radiant
as Etta, with her plain b.it suerbly h'ttina
dress of pearl silk upon the bosom of which
rested a pOre hearted white lily, sweet em
blem .f tbe innocent wearer. Aother as
Watifnl, gracefully adorn;d her g'isteoicg
earls aud completed he attire- Cttly her
habit as purse could bur,
so well, that, he was soon arrested and
brought before the child, who promptly
identified him. The ajjair caused great
excitement. JWitb. difficultv the nffieera
in charge of the prisoner reached the jail.
A. mob of infuriated citizens gathered
around the prison and demanded the, of
fender, but were bravely kept off by the
SheiVff and his officers. The mob conlm
ued to increase in numbers aud fury. The
military was called out to disperse thm,
and the telegraph reports a collisioii, first,
most corrupt in the world."
; -pT Tuos. B. Long, of this place, has
recently been appointed a special post
Office Agent for North Carolina, Ue had
been filling the place cf route agent on
the Western N. C. R. It. for sometime
previous, and, so far as we , know, with
fidelity to the tru t. But whilst this is so,
and whilst we wish him personally no ill,
his appointment brings just censure upon
file authorties at Washington, and is an
mitrnirf. nr lit nntli aonaa nf fiinoa.
We copy from the WilmingtOii Journallon l,rown by the mob, and second
the foUawinir strictures : i i snots tared byxtuel mtl'tary. Four men
I . . . 1 . Si!
During the last few days we have bad f,d 10 haTe not,and the trou
to record the apooiiitmeiif of oneTbomaa Die w not yelial a end
. Long of Salisbury, as a Special Post
Office Agent for North Carolina, andro-; President's Kew Year's Reception
motion of one Benj imiu liiufee. of This seems toiiave been, as usual, k verv
Wilmineton. to a clerkshiD in the Third A f .' . i . . . k :.
inAUJ ; parucipaiea in. mm
Both of these men are defaulters, and ; pre.eniaturea M toreign countries,
Jaoth were dismissed in disrrace fronff" t0e5r e8 a11 the-members ! of ithe
-It- m ..... W: J f I m . . L n
neir positions lor their thefts. ; Long waf AJabinet, with wives and daucht3-8 ;
uie Agent ot the iNorth Uarolios Railroad WashinPton itv official uA f .m;K-.
. C.i:.L' .JJ n . l . L i ... y P P"V. - oiwuvo ,
u.-nuiirj. nu umee was me lreaaf i Le .i.L ,
orer of the OiU of Wilminrton. wi ? pi "? Arm and av f
know not what influence brought about1-VeriUnet iofficers members of Qon-
Jbe appointment of Long, but General KreMt nd last but not least the yulgsr
aviuoerioru, wnp must nave consented to herd, tye people jn general, thfe true lrds
DrMiTsrrfcii itf 'S h-
pilferintrs from th Pitv T.Wa ...A no ,uc bedecked nn glittering pseeant
T,iT"i , o2810. y "'e.lbethouubl himself of his se
of them having received on v 6ve month's n.T
structidn in music, we think thev did remarka- nieJy, ttiat inasnuch as C
blyj Well. The Cantata, "Crown of Reward." provided for ninety days not
Hut ot expressed iu fancy, rich, nor gaody;
For the apparel oft proclaims the merit.
As she ihoved beside he proud Cd. in her
girlish brightness M-enmJ p. fitting eutrat
with his ii a ure aud ;nitied inauhood.
Where ev-ry heart was beatitig faster than
the inerryuue. nd Etta the hnpMest of all.
We h ill text entertain von with the rivalry
an c -n.teipienres a'tetxlaiit npou her firrt
party andenteraure into scu-ty.
TO BE COXllSLEti.
REV. IIENUY WARD BKrJciIKRON
f MORTON I10UE." '
In Appleion't Journal, of December
30, we tii.d the following in refrrence to
Miss Fisher's new novel, "Morton lion.?:"
Originality in crit'eism is quite as rare
as oiigiiiiility in any other form of litera
ture. Neurly all of our nespaper notices
of new books arc but stereotvtwd repeti
tioiiB of S few convenient phraea of praise
In this county, on tbe 2Ut ulL, by J.L. SlfB
Eq, Mr. Caleb Peiterand MlwMarxarat Keo
nerlf. " Ilia home ah enters, there to be a Htht
Shining within, when all without is ntgkt,
A guardian angel oVr hi life prviditig
Doubling his pleasure, and his cardividf "
On the Vnh oltimo, by Rev. V. KiioUll J,
I). Ktuhie and Mm Mary J. Koaeman, '
By the same oc the 2Slh ult, Mr. RicftarJ
Julian and Min Arm Mellon, all of Rowao.
On the 20tb t, l, Ket. J. H. Fe.Krma,
Mr. P. K. iWweman and Mlas Ti time,
both of Catawba cTMy, Jf . C.
On the 25th ttlL, by tW mef Xr. f. f,
TrtMitman and Mum CaLhariM A. lWO. tWh
of Iredell county, N. C.
On the 20lb ultimo, at tbe reaidrnrt of lit
brides' father, by Rev. W. Woodruff, R. m.
W. Urown, of High Point. N.C, and Mar
gie May Mock, of Jonesville, N. C
Episcopal MethodUi (Raldgb.l f leaae eopv
At the reMdmreof Mm, Shwin. in thin ?..,.
on the f(h of Noretnber, 1871, Samuel Joaeii
infanl urn rJ (. ft I I'
v, 4,. v.uin, in iae 0m yvar
of liia ape.
Lit tie ammiewaaauniTerMil favorite a ad par
ticiilarlv with his grandnaolher, beiag the only
child of h;r decea-ri daughtber. A g real of
ferer and almoM entirety nnoitciou uf rverr
thing, he has p.ird a'wav frrmi earth lo th'a
Kingtlom of Heaven. Sksfier liule cbildrea to
come unto me and forbid ihem Dot.
On the lth 1871, Mrs. Arnea A. Stan-
ill, consort of Mr. Slancill, Sr, in the 67 lb vrar
cf her ape.
iShe wa tnily a grxl woman and a mber is
Irael, 8he rai-eii a larre and repertaU- (xtr.
or censure. Now and then, however we ' hn h M LT 7 7 m W
A ., . ... 1 ! . . , . , I "tm h. She mu from trouble and her works
bod that a pen, with brains behind it has ' follow her.
reall leu at wotk on a i.ewspaper no- On the h Dee. 1S7I, Unra Coffin, dangb
tice. Here, for instance i a specimen ..f ter of Mr. Jo-eph and Mararvt Ilendrnoa. ia
wuat wq mean irora that excellent journal. ; lu l" -Tear OI ,,er re- After 34 hours akk
the Cristian Union, edited by Henrv I , ' lrmU d
w-i ij i t J J. i real and eniova the aut
n aru 4eecuer. ii oegins a notice of
" Morton House" by saying that, though
a genuine American work, it is as interest
ing as the better average of English nov
els. And it explains this eeneral superiori
ty of English novels over the general rnn
of our own by saying that they all have,
or rather the better class have, " that
indescribable something, that air, that
finish, which is as highly regarded in the
circulating literary as good blood and
good breeding are in oar social circles.
This subtle power can be imitated, and
we have plenty of imitati .ns. Rut the
gi niiliie essence is only possible to gen-
!itae. entered lata
enjoys the aucietv of th Kavumr uwt
and redeemed spiritv
On the 27th Dec, 1871, at hi. reatdenr. Mr.
Jo-eph Henderson, in tbe 40th vear of hia aa.
The I'resby terian Church at Thyatira kaa k4
one of iU beat officer ; tbe family itabcM eartk
ly friend, and the commanity, a rond dtixea
and kind neighbor. Uia mind was inullireat and
clear nearly tothe lai moment; his experivace,
that of a ripe christian, and thoe who knew
him lM had no doubt of hia happiaeaa. May
the Ird -om(ort and provide (or Um bereaved
wife and orphan children.
it urn a rt a n u a- v . - nt a a. . a,.. a i . w
tc auu vur piwu a. uiv iiJtri a HI 1 1 U , I li S II HU M OTl Oil 1 1 otlse III U S to IIS t lis t
the steamer by which she and her father at last we have a writer who understands
WAr",,fruher?tUreal0de- 1 ,n. Mher public, and who works not to show
Editor Carolina Watchman,
I Dear ir : For
the benefit of claimants hereabouts please
publish tbe following report of the South
ern War Claitns Commission. It is proper
to state mat not a single dollar of these
Lsing interest on it until this pe
riod expired. But this is equally absurd
with the first excuse. He had only to
stipulate, in taking his subscriptions for
the new bonds, that he should not be re
quired to receive tie money for them till
the ninety days were up, to obviate every
difficulty and save the interest. The
claims will be naid to the r.hiimani nmil l"'g is done continually in Wall street
after tbe Report of tbe Commission shall II is 1mle COIumo there to issue stock or
have bee u favorably accepted by Con-
appropnation made there
for by that -body. Unscrupulous agents
lor these claims, one of them residing iu
i :l t ... i i j i
iavii: oiiuiy, nave icu some people to
II. U. HELPER.
REPORT OF THE SOUTHERN CLAIMS
Washington. Dec 14. -The Southern
Claims Commission made thei: report to
tne al ot Congress to-day. They say that,
deeming the act of Cougress uuder which
bonds and take the money in installments
runuing over a much longer period than
ninety days. The syndicate who dealt
with Mr. Boutwell, when they offered the
new bonds to the European public requir
ed five per cent, ouly to be paid down and
the balance in ninety days. Had he been
desirous of strictly complying with the
law he could have dsne the same.
Mr. Boutwell attempts to palliate his
act by urging that tie ultimate result of
the transaction will be a saving of interest
to the country quite as great if not great
er than the amount illegally expended by
him. The new bonas are at the rate of
they were appointed as iuteoded to apply to but five per cent per annum, while the
tnatUr s of municipal legislation, and not to old ones redeemed by their proceeds are
afiect rights i standing upon international law, at Bix. In A year and a half, therefore.
mey noiu that where the claimant was an .h ill! ap nd ft.w.h!f ,.r ;il
rw awwaa f waa was
d every year thereafter
:ect nguis siauamg upon mternatioual law, &t six. In y W
eyhold that where the claimant was an the illeffal one ar
leq when the claim accrued, his pafiraliza- be made no anc
" uut-o uui. tcuiUW UIS UIB- I.I "II I
ability; also, that the party claiming to 'nere1wi Dc a ving ol one per cent,
be ldyal must prove his loyalty. This is a But this cannot authorize the Secretary
tact to be established by proof, au l is not to 10 ore ine law ue was Dound to obey
be presumed. Voluntary resideuce in an in- and he has violated it. Following the
aurreistionary State duriuir the war is vrima general Dractice of this Administration
facie evidence of disolyalty. aud must be re- he has set himself above the law and
Duuea ny saustactoryev.deHct, Claims have above Congress, and for his offence he
..v.... Uuj-j ..ii. on 1 iu ine xveoei
should receive censure, if not a severer
punishment. N. Y, Sun.
jtscaped punishment through the remark! flate4 lrough tho magnificent halls
bl indulgence of Mayor Martin audi of the President's House on New Year's
partisan Board f Aldermen, and a most dav.
i i tfoSSSS d-rVhP PPr.lep0.good!r numb oftolred
ttoeers. thai Poatmaatrr lrf Tr.ui-kl Per,ona- The description of dresses.
was, prior to his appointment, a defaulter baSSei lacib, jewelry and gaudy ioys,
; as agent of the North Carolina Railroads very rich and -costly, no doubt, worn
.W 7. 1 "mc a f"nbr nd gents, on this occasion,
fit government funds, or kre (or the d and other 'W papt-orlhy only, the
tecuon ot otactil thieves. reading of those wbo have nothing else
Tbe appoiottneut of T. B, ng, and t0 dot U(1 lue t7 of those who write
wo doubt not of all the official of North moral essays. But it is all over, and the
. Carolina, It Is believed here is the Fori I PP6 t,,e"i elsewhere, are sobering
w uonn rool.i and pcibaps; Wm. W.
Jlolden. Thejr seem to havt the Sut
under their care and keepmg-Uiurendert
ed to them by the Grant Qovernme.14 at
Washington,! who will doubtless bol
. a ; a ' -
inena rspotMibi for ths political send
lueuts of tba Bute. And of course the
appointees to office, especially in tl P.
f). department the great artery through
wbjch flyws khe current of intercomm.,i
army, and the Commissioners hold that
suchT8erviea proof of disloyalty. The
whole number of claims presented ud to th
ed f November, is 10.0Uy. and the entire AMERICAN SLAVE-HOLDING IN
amount 3yo,5Uy,U)U. The number of claims
uot exceed'iDC in amounts $3,000 ia ft Siwi
sbdthe number exceeding that amouut 1. 2D9 President Grant in his recent message
t he o.BUU claims averaging about $1,350 to Congress recommends legislation a-
each, amouut to about 811,830.000. The gainst the holding bf slaves by American
Jo?Jrlnirgelal1S amonnt to about $14' cit'zen a Cuba, proposing that such ac-
;Jhe Cominissioners transmit re- tion bj taken, as would exonerate this
TrZry? Government from affording protection to
want of satiifactory proof of loyal adherence r .redre",,,S lLe ;Trrou8 f lL, cU" of
to tne cause and government were rejected
for insufficient proof upon ths material points. Since that date) a bill has been present-
The whole number rejected is25t. Of the ed to Congress wiich if il had no retroac-
eUithants found loyal, 40 have served in the tive action, woqld from the date of it
union army; some Uave aided our military passage constitute every American citixen
operation scouts and guides, while oth- hfilding slaves in Cuba an offender, and
wVWnlminl a88Qch iPtUleW from obtaining
cruelly treated by the Rebels. Amone those j ,u - 1. L- e
whosedaims have been disallowed atout fress through Government for any
4d served in theRebel army, and some as ll'Ju, ,e8 "inicted upon huu by the Spn-
guacds at Audersouville. Others have held ish authorities in Cuba. One effect of this
civil offices Uuder the Confederacy, or fur- would be to. throw out of the Spanish
njshed sgppijjs for the Rebel army or voted American Commission every claim arising
for th ordinances of Secession, or sworn al- from the confiscation by the Snaniards of
f..j.. .1 .1 .
down ;nto the humdrunj of every day life.
JU PGELOG A .;
TVe he)u?ye it is pretty generally conced
ed that the fegislature will not push the
impeachment pf this man. However
unworthy pf hi judgeship, there!; are
ejreraj others Jn the Statfl as unworthy
aste, and to impeach one and not the
others, woud be such a paitial attain men t
of relief as poorjy to repay the xens
(56,357; the amount allowed iy $344,108,
and the amount disallowed, $1,312,189.
Important to IIoLLtra
roimes.-hJiulge JJlacblord, of New York,
Mr. Helper was thrown oat of tlUTAV rf ti,ne mnr$ Accojnplwb iti
Office here not because he"was anunfaitL They Al a pwlof the radical orse
lul oublic ofjeer. but eactlv th n.eL. Pwt Pn U?e b7 lb dical party
ry. It bus mott emphatically come ia U1C0 nul pe Dome Decanse ijxe people
tbU t man j who .fills office! under the T rf 10 row
CVIIIIMUI.IIIIIIVf.frMKV'I'KVyx.v, u !' !' ... . . ' '. '. !
t '-!. i I . A Wn HIM 'mm m m m W . 1 1 . . . b . mah'K 3
- -svi s-uucy H fcifu icw v)DueaJ
t Jteiscateivnd Instant.-
Mpect, ,and wctfA collar jrjujb iownei's by the ramtstr?
dated a nlear gtm of millions of dollars
If, on the other hand, an American
holding slaves in Cuba manumits them
-I 1 - . I J i i i i
iKiB icuucivu an interesting and important io-uay, me men, women, and ciiildren
decision in the U. S. Circuit Court. It is thna fr,'d hy his hand are seized by Spain
to the effect that a holder of a Doli-a"d maintained in or rather returned Ui a
ey j of life insurance, wh had effect- state of slavery, i As good field hands are
fd a policy in the State of Alabama and st,N worth in Havana a thousand dollars
had paid the annual premiums for some apiece, and as there are certainly not less
1 am. in. .k.aSl 1 1 1 a 11 .1 ' tl. t t ai a
fuip, uuiii tue agencies tiad peen with- tuan iweniy mousana staves ueid in Uuba
drawn from the South, in conseauence of I by American citizens, Spain, which db-
the war, should not be debarred from tie I stinatcly refuses to abolish slavery, woud
bettehts of the insurance by reason of net a profit of twenty million dollars by
iioti-payment of the premiums duriuer the he operation. It is of course absurd to
WJtJ ..' J l... t " .-I- . . 7 1 ..... ....
pri iuu vuvrrea oy nosuiitieg between tjic I imagine inai an Administration wnicn lias
Ik" L ; .1 ''''1 &. a ... 1 a . a -
fortn and coutu. VVitUm that time it snamelully pandered to tbe slave traders
was impossible for the holder of the Doli- of Spain for the past three years would
jcyfto have paid the premiums. The attempt to enforce the liberation of ibe
fioiaer, under tne Jadge'a decision, I slaves alter it has forced lis own cittzeus
secured in his rights, but the insurance to surrender them.
company ia to be allowed the credit for If l&e bill referred to were not framed
"e amount of the unpaid premiums. 1 by the Spanish Minister, the benefit it
appearance, though he sa:d nothiug to the
c-mtrary of going. Col. Y.. Col. Sprgue
aud ladv aud little Rapdolpb and the faihful
Faouv had nil accouipauied her thus far, aud
were vieiug with each -other for the last
sweet smile which Etta should bentoW before
le ving. As Ltta dwelt upm the thought
of the love borue her by her parents aud
others aud the.u of the separation the emo
tions of feeling, her face alternately evinced,
were like, uuto the uucertaiu glory of au
April day. which this moment hhows all the
beauty of the sun. and the next a cloud
takes it all away. But um aU is ready and
the sweet good bye must be passed the
anxious, tearful aiiinouitious of her fonJesl
of mothers, the kind, affectionate adieu of
Col. Sprague and lady and Kaudolph. all of
whom showered upon hei ever wish for tuc
ces- and couteut aud her safe returu lioint iu
due season; and. 'ast but not forg tten, Fan
ny, who stKid wailing to press Mi s Etta's
beautiful fair haud iu hers aud to tell her
own peculiar way go dbye. Human af
leetiou ! human love ! ! the secret ryuipathy.
the silver liuk, the silken tie that heart
to heart doth bind mused little Randolph a
ne bioou gaziug alter nis little sister coin
pauiou whom he hnd ever hward spoken of
in sucli atfectiouate terms by his parents.
But tken Etta was goue to return lio more
until she would have grown up to woinau
hood, aud he too had much to do to accom
plish the undertaking prescribed by his fath
er and he ueeds mus think of his sister uo
more but set o-t to be a wiser and better
boy, but when she returned aud beheld him
so tall ami quite a man she would not call
him brother. But bouudless as the water
that bore her away, were Handolph's j
thoughts. Unly a young aud pliant Soul like
Randolph's, that has felt this one idolatry,
can tell how precious is the slightest thing
affection gives aud hallows. A dead Mower
will.long be kept, remembrancer of looks
that made each leaf a treasurer.
School girls and boys, ardon me please,
aud for the benefit of my older and more ap
preciative readers. I propot-e to omit detail
of all or any incidents attendant iip-m Etta's
school days but will look 4 years from date
. t i i i-i . . .
oi ner arrival mere wnicn tuna she is
gain safely ensconced iu her owu happiett
ud most beautiful home.
The sun brightly shone in at Etta's cham
ber window ai.d met her uplifted eves as she
stood looking out at the radiant daVu of the
day ; also downward iu the directum of Rich
mond from whence she aaxiouslv awaited
the arrival of her dearest school-mates who
had stopped thereto complete their costume
or the elegaut party at Col. Y's. The browo.
lioufd eyes seemed happier, brighter than
ever. Pure and guileless as the morning dew.
n every look shone gt liah -innocence and
truthfulness that so richly adorns one of her
a?e; for as she stands alike, at the dawu of
y, so does she in the blush of the moio-
ng of life, await the rising sun. the kinc of
day to gild h?r 17th anniversary. The whole.
II i ttr ' .! r
vniage oi it . was astir m auiicipatioo oi
the eeremonies of the coming evening. The
st le of the preparations at stone Mansion 1
was freely afloat, aud as welcome guests to
be ushered into Col. Y's. daxxling parlors,
the most fash onable waiters scaice could
meet the exigencies of the exquisite tatte or
the belles aud beaux of V. aud the sur
rounding: country. Seven o'clock, the ap-
poiuted hour, brought the perfections of an
evening in that Mower loving mouth June.
1 he air was ragrant with the Combined
sweetess of the tea rose, the white lily.
seet emblem of piety, the honeysuckle.
geraniums and innumerable others ihat
flourished iu that genial soil. To-night how
inspiring the scene! The moon flickered
among the tall shade trees that bound on
eithef side the broad, white avenue leading
to tne circling eutrauce oi the spacious yard
enclosures. Dazzlius were the streams of
light that poured f om each wiudow and
r and light towers erected ia various
places ovr the front yard. Rieh the tnelody
of 'he music into which select proficients
had aptly woven their sweetest strain. frr
the sake of careful parents whom we guess
Will tea4 this true iale, and who grieve so
much for spoiled paraphernalia Or soiled
fingers. W II not dwell in detail upon the
bow brilliant she can be
i . . i . i . .
proauce mat literary article which is most
acceptable in the regular mnkct. The
story is located in the South; yet there
is not aword of glorification of losi insti
tutions --or lost causes. Ibis species of
IVotlce in Bankruptcy.
TVISTRICT COURT OF THE U. STATES.
J -Vr the C'ipr Fear DiMriet of .V. CarUim.
I.N BtKKR I'FTCT.
Trn thr matter of JoaKrn (lnv, lauiknipt.
but siniDlv to i I1"? ' 1 .V.V' AUI" f" met on the
Bankruptcy wa iucd out of tbe District
Court of the U. S. for tbe Caj Fear Dint, of
North Candina. aainM tbeetateof JoskrH
; (J ray. of YilkcWro Wilkwcountv. in sail
District Court, w bo has heretofore been dutv
rubbish-is simply bru-lu-d one side, and de lare.1 a lianknipt upon bia on prti
we have society as it is not a brawling ,i(,n : T,,!,t he nyment of any deUa and
debating club, but an ass. mblage of idi- ; th "''J? 'f "" r.rtjr bringing t..
. . t .. ii ii.iiiiviu , m nun n ni iti uwr. man
yutualsiconc. rued in th- ordinary ways of ; . trn,ft.r I nruMx ,,T him f((f.
bidden liv law ; and that a mectine of the
is thoroughly sen-
i e nn i
ine. rue plot serves
satioual, anr. yi t tol-rbly reasonable.
The character zalions are good -the con
versation is excellent. Above all, the tone
is healthy and unostentatiously American.
For the sake of r.iir literature, we truat
the author will not pause in her new ca
creditors of Kaid Uankrujrt. to prove their
debts and to cbHe one or more A ai gneea
of hia estate, will W held at a Court of
Rankruptry. to Im holden at the office of th
lb-'iter in Sa!i-Iury. N.C, before.' K II.
rro(l:ii !l. Iv.. Register in IlankrutrfrT. for
T. . . . .... said I)i-tmt. on the .,ib. Januarv, H7t, at
reer, wbu-li certainly opens wub tl' bra- j 0 0tjIK k . M
vest prom se." Here, in a f-w words. I ' s t ctlMtnu' r vr.rmK.i
the Chiibtmn Union has delected the ob- j Ry J. T. CVtukm.i..
j-ct and disclosed the character of " lor- ' Deputy U. S. M. as MrMHgcr.
ton Hopse," the great merit and chirm of i 10:".t
which are its trulhfulucss and its beallby
The Tlaiuifnciurcr ofthc
DIM T K V HY? W I) 1 VP T?TD
N arjor Grant's lie Election. All onr , il 1 ljLtl KjSU 11 iVllU4lV9
advices from Washington and elsewhere j Have had iinuual opporloniues of aarrrtaiaia(
lead to the conviction that as a last des- preeit-ly ahat i wanted, and of prudoriaf
. . . i.:... t-i i L l..
nerate inLana ol re e ectin!' t;rant. h . na.( mv.i
l . o - I --
ilLnafrwra i 1 11 1 J. m f i! .j f lir 1 1 1 a 1 1 1 ir n a . u r- I
wi'h paiu, with Cuba for its pretext.
They care no more about Cuban freedom
now than at any time these three years ;
but a foreign war will, they think, make
Gr.tnt's renomiivation and re election cer
tain. Rut il is not war that Cuba arks
of us ; hll that she needs is that we should
recognize her belligerency ; all the ml
she caif tske care of lor herself.
I X Y. Sun.
; ALI-tjlrsons haviug clainn against the
estate of Moutfort S. McKelllie. deeiaved,
are hervby uolitieJ to exhibit th- aaine to th
undersigned, on or before the 23rd day of
November. A. D. Ie7l.
C II. McKKNZIK.
I JOHN.W McKENZlE.
Exedntorsnf Moutfort 8. McKeuzie. dee'd.
Nov' 1". 1-72. 12:Gl
out an enlirrl v .Vrr it ringer, wr-ica
thev, call th
NEiV. 1S71. rEHKECT.
A Grent Jmyroiement
OVER ALL OTHER WRINCEILS,
" Leaves have their time to fall.
And flowers to wither at tlie North wind's breath,
And tar to act, but all,
Thou ht all si-anons for thine own, O Death."
Fellasleep in Jesus, in Salisbury, N. C on
It U rirtgn Easter Than by Hand.
We con-id r the Providence ti)rior to all
other", fir i!ie following reaM.na :
lt. The lloIU-r, of large mi and bat qnafi
ly of White KubUr, are all stcured tothr
Shafts in the tuot rnuin lit manner, Ly ths
Moi i.tox I'rocj, making tbe lt IZmUtr in
2d. The PATENT METAL JOURNAL
CASlMiS prevent any wear upon tboaral.
II tie wooden KHirnili in wittd. IH iro
Friday, the 9th day o'f lXcemlr.'l's?!, J ask i hs,fu other machines run,oon wrr,d tb
E. MlftrilY, leaving many warm friends and
relatives to mourn this ad dispenaation and their
irreparable los. Jane was endowed by nature
with an agreeable di.poiiion, a bright iniellect
and a lieart rich with warm teeling and sym
pathies. In the circle of home her virtues were
matured, and beautilully exhibited in all the rela
tions of her pure young life. As a daughter, "he
was obedient and kind, as a airier, " mild and
loving," a a friend, true and good.
I reQirraber Jane well when "he vw a girl of
ten sutuiners. The spring time of her life, w
like 'le spring time of the vear, so f?eb, so brirht
"O full of joy. Her presence alwayn made mn- i
shine tat home, and curried dadneMi into the i
loving circle of her companiona at acliool. J he
kind wonla and gentle acta of her girlhood are
treasured now in the hearts of her many asso
ciates who weep for the beloved one whoe gen
tle spirit has pad from this to a brighter sphere.
To the eye of my memory Jane will ever ap-K-ar
ak an ideal of the beautiful. Her rare -er-"onal
attractions never rendered her selfish and
haughty, but she seemed always omeMed of the
generous frankneni and gtiilelea "implicity of
ber cbildhood. She had the good, warm, and
tender heart of a noble woman. Then, weep not
dear, loving sister, kind brother ! So live thai
vou mav meet her in that happv clime where
joy, and love, and beauty are immortal.
cfficiencv of Wringer i thereby xreally reduced.)
3d. The IiOUBLE SPIRAL COG8 used m
thia Wrioger give the utmost eaa and t44i-
nes in working, while the doable step prrreet
them from bottoming or Ixing tLrown el of
jrear. We funiih it her single or double fear
J'roridmee, a desired.
4th. The AIU UftTA RLE CURVED CLAMP
readily adjiwu this Machine 16 tuba of any sits
or tbicktie", making a perfect faateianf. N
wrlrn efr or rubber airsf on lb Claaop.
5th. SIMPLICITY, STRENGTH and Rear
TV, are combined in this Machine, wilb all the
requiMtea of a firi4clajH, Wrinjter.
Providence Tool Co,
PROVIDENCE, R. I.
11 IVarrc Street, Nnr IVL lSlf
LAND FOR SALT
r, i(iu love, anu oeauir are iiuuioriai. . .. , f u i.
i . .t i wi l , premi", or ol K. ISa
Jrme was a communicant of tbe 1 . K Church, V-
the' triumph of that faith her apirit has fuund ! Yi-p " Tl ara
st. Yes, when the lat sad ruenM-tiger came, il "''''
About 102 Acres.
Seven mile" from SalUbury, on the Wilkeoro
Roitd, adjuininx Benj. Howard, Jos. Mingua and
other ; rt of it Second Creek Rotloea.
Term, one-Amrtb cah, balance ooe, two and
three years credit.
Enquire of Jno. Miller, wbo live on the
liarnnper. Agent, Charlotte,
found; her read
What a world of meaning ia !
embraced in that one word " read v." Imln Cniin vntlP Whpaf JL C$K
on-o,ming shock of the de rover, she remained ; yOUr Wneai Ct Uai5.
calm land firm. Jen was 'precioua-all her! IMIURTANT NOTICE TO FARMEF-P-trust
jwas in Him" ' death had no terror' I
BUpptr and its ceremonies both of which were j be paed sweetly away. Oh what joy to know I .D important dicorrry tnpreTeut Bt'STia
lavished in luxury amounting almost to ex- in:u w,u meet aroona Uodi great white , heal and Uat a. If the dire.ti4.na are caxriai
travf gancv the superb ronfeciionons, the j
wines, the shorbete. tae jellies, the oranges,
every description of foreign fru ts tastefully
arranged upon the silver viand wreathed
with the dew laden roses bright, fresh and
beaatiful as the fascinated spectators of tbe
brilliant di-play. Though more tempting yet.
was the soul melting echo of the luueie re
funding throogh the spacious halls and in-
I thfv r a in II sva awr.
a a a a v aa svvas
" When earth and all ita scenea bare past.
My ransomed spirit far shall soar,
To .that blest place where love can last,
And pain and "ickneas come no more.
There I shall find my fadeless flower,
A. thing of never ending jov,
Blooming amid that amaranth bower,
jVhich time i?or light can e'er destroy
- ' i A Fmaxp.
s ly followed and the crop is ifjarrd by ral, its
money mui te cnrenaliy rcluncea. Jill I aa
is a Uial. Prepared and for sale r.l at
J. il. KNN1SS
Joly 7 tf. JaJiburj.
Cheap Chattle lortgages,
sid Tarioaa other blank far ale k""S