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VOL. III. THIRD SERIES
SALISBURY, N. 0.. MAY 10 1872.
NO. 34.WIIOLE NO. 824
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PUBLISHED WEEKLY BT
j. J. BRUNEIt,
Editor and Proprietor.
RATES OP ftL'IICIIIPTION
Oxs tEAR, payable ia advance $2.50
Six Months, . ' ' -1.50
5 Conies to one address, 10.00
-HEAD k FOOT'STONES, ktif
JOHN H. BUIS j
rpEDUKy hi compliments to his friendjl
I and the public, and in this method womd
brinjr to tbeir attention hi extended facilities
frr meeting demands in bin line of business-t
ile is now prepared In furnish all kind- of
(Jravc Stone, from tbe. cheapest Mead Stone,
t the'costliest : monuments". Those prcfeiing
ilvle and very coHfly works not on hand, cah
ho aecotninodatcd on short time, strictly in aa
eo'rriaiicn with specifications, drafts, and tl.p
term of the i contract. Satisfaction jrutwan
teed. lie will not ho undersold, Xorth or
Routh. Orders unlicted. Address,
J7;tf : JOHN II. IJIJLS. Salisbury. I
, i a i ... ;
17 MURRAY Street,
Manufacturers and Jobbers of
BOOTS & SHOES
llavca coTnnletr ftock in all lines, tncluq
Z tlioijr popular Granite State Bali,
Kip Plate shoes, and ) omens Ptb.bat.
Orders solicited and carefully filled 4t
lowcut market rate. j
j J. K. MOOSE, Salesman,
feb 2 20:4 im
JOHN A. HALL
In the ; St hre.l louse of J. II. Vorble,
Inn! Htr-t, h Pc-llrnj a well aborted sto-k
of r aimly drocenert, conflicting ot
Coffetij Sugar,.. Teas, Molasses,
SALT. RICE. I
BACON, LAUD, I
Confecttpnarie$ Vegetables, Frttitf,
i Ac, Ac.,
t-?F"at; rtr! low ratrs for coxh and country
troduoe. lie invites all to call and examine
is pood,; which, though not as larjjc ip
(fiantity may Ve found elsewhere, are not
inferior in 'quality, and will be tiold low. !
.Feb. 28, '7i. i 24:;m
rich m OND
v r -i AKn
iS'otice to j &hij)pcra and the Travelling
TRI-WEEKLi LINE heUe.cn JlicU
motid, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New
Yorl"ramJ Boston, and all points
' ,! North and East, West
Lves Kiehmond on Tuesdays, .-Thursday's
no Diuirnays. at .j r. ji., c nuectitig with
CAPTJl. W. FREEMAN,
for the Abotc-Named Points,
"inning aiintr river landings, and arriving
oaitunore on the following morning n
w connect w ith trauia North and VV-sr.
- ,nV',ghi tickets aud Baggage checked ta
1)11H. j I
Baltimore. Pier No. 9a LUt Street.
hdyi Wedmsdays, and Fridays at!4
J . arriving in Richmond at 11 o'clock trie
From Rilij ... ii
, iinig Lf imuiiiiimc.
'"m.Riekmona to Philadelphia,
J.n RWhaiottd to New York,
P m ttWhmond to Boston, all rail,
rrwn RiehaoDd to Bostn, by Sound
t WM. N. BRAGG, Sapt.
FOSTER, Gen'l Agt..
No. 00 Liaht Street. RciUlninrt.
J.LiTAYT'D nr:-i... Xr iw... a !
- wife, iitucku. i jriikni(i.
v II Jiichinond, Va.
- U. Uotchxus, Travelli ng Agt. j
Mhr blanks for sal here
TJtaviiig again Organized for
BUSINESS, have just opened a
STOCK of GOODS,
entirely neir and fresh, in tli'e room
t i . '
fofmerly occupied a thej Hardware Store, J,?
and next door to Bingham & Co., to' the South. Th
the inspection of which; they most cor
diallyj invitethe pwtlic.1 Their
was carefull selected by ibe senior num
ber tf the firm in persoii, and bought at
rates which will enable them to Bellas'
low. for CASH, as i
in the 'ity, for Goodrt jof same quality.
Their Stock is general, embracing
all the vuiious branches of
Groceries, Croclery Ware, Boots and
Shoes Sole Leather, Calf and
Binding Skins, ' Grain and
Grass, Scythes, Cap Letter
and Note paper
ENVELOPES, PES, INK, &c,
I and a beaiitiful assortment of
They feel assured of their ability to
give entire satisfaction, 'and especially iir-
vite old friends and cutomcrf to call and
bring with them thdir acquaintances.
They expf-ct knd intend to nmintaiu the
reputatiou of the 01.1 Murphy IIohpc,
wliich is well-known throughout Western
North Csiroliiit. All (hey ak is an ex
amination of their slock and the prices.
No trouble to how goods, so come right
alonsr. Their motto, !
Small L profits, ready pay and
ith a gofjid stock! low prices, fair
dealing and prompt, ajtention, lliey will
endeavor to merit their! share of the nub-
lic patronage They Jare in the market
ft all kinds of product and solicit calls
from both sellers and buyers.
ROBT. MljRPH-Yj- x"
Salisbury, March 23, lS12. 27Ay
White Goods, Embroidries, &c.
IMPORTERS, MAKUFACTVUEU8 & JOBBERS.
VELVET RIBBONS. NECK TIES.
B:nnet Silks, Satins, Velvets and Crapes,
Flowers, Fealhcri, Ornainenls, Frames, if.
BTRAW BONNETS AND LADIES AND
CHILDREN'S HATS, '
TRIMMED AND tfRTRIMMED.
And in connecting Warcrooms '
WniTE GOODS, TLIXEXS, EMBROIDERIES,
COLLARS, SETTS, HANDKERCHIEFS,
VEILING, HEAD NETS,
Nos. 237 an! 239 Baltimore street,
These Goods arc manufactured by us or
bought for Cash clirectlV from the European
ana American jnanuiacturcrs, embracing all
the latest novelties, unequalled in variety
and cheapness in any market.
Orders filled kith cire, promptness and
despatch. i' 1 25:2m:p
R.W.Price. j T.J.Price.
PRICE & BRO.
FAMILY GROCERY STORE
TO JENKIN'S CORNER,
M'l .1 Itll i! ... CV.. It til I
nere iney iu couiiuue in owt r tour.
r.ggs, uines. -i eas. engar, .-ait, ricKies. ."Vlo-
lasses, &e , together witi a large and varied
stocK ot nousenoid and; table necessities.
Bring your country produce to
PRICE & BRO.
Iiand Deeds, Trustee Deeds
Commissioners Deeds, Sheriff'
Deeds, Ch atticMor tgages, &t.
For Sale at t
A. Mi Sullivan.
J. P. Gowan.
rI',IE tindersigncd having associated them
JL selves in business under the firm name of
A. Mi SULLIVAN, CO.,
HAVE opened in E. J. Holmes' new build
ing.! nest door to the Hardware Store,
where tfiey will be pleased to meet old and
new friends. They have a magnificent room
the largest and best in town and
STOCK OP GOODS,
OOilPRISING a general assortment. Hard-
J ware excepted, and will puarrantee a
m a can be sold by any House in
They will deal heavilv in Groceries
and country Ioduce, buying and felling, and
invite all w-hu wish either to bur or sell to call
on thorn ' A. M. SULLIVAN A Co.
Jan. 24th. J872. li:tf
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
i And Commission Merchants,
Salisbury, March lt, 1872.
Keep constantly on hand a large and choice
tock of GKNEKAL ilEJtCIIANDISE
comprising Dry Goods, Groceries, Wares, etc
of which they would especially mention
Sugar and Coffee, of all grades,
Mji SOLE and
i Hi Upper LEATHER.
I i SHOES & BOOTS,
i - HATS,
; ; PRINTS.
'FLOUR and MEAL,
l PEPPER and SPICES,
I: LIQUORS, of all
kinds always on hand, of choice quality.
f Especial attention given to consign
ments atfd prompt returns made.
UinVAilDS OF FIFTY FIRST PRE-
iUiUiiiou uw uitu outer jiitwils
were Warded to Chales M. Stieff
for the best Pianos in competition
. tritji all the leading manufactur
i era of the country.
Office and lMew Warerooms,
io. 9 yVwA Lrberty St., BALTIMORE, Md.
TheJ StlefTs Pianos contain all the latest im
provements to be found in a first-clasg Piano,
with additional improvements of his own in
veution, not to be found in other instrnmentH.
The tbne, tonch and finish of their instru
ments caiinot be excelled by any manufactur
A large agsortmcnt of Pecond-h.md Pianos
always oil hand, from $75 to $3i;.
Pirlortand Church Orirans. some twe'ntv dif
ferent; stales on hand from $o0and upwards.
Send for Illustrated Catalogue, containing
names of over twelve hundred Southerners
nve nuntireq ot whieu are irginians, two
huudrjtid'North Carolinians, one hundred and
fifty fia&ji Tepnesseans. and .t.her throughout
the South). rho have bought the StiefF l'iauo
since tue close of the war.
J. ALLEN BROWN, Agent,
22:40t; Salisbury, N. C.
j. a: clodfelter & co,
itaSutfacturers and Dcalcas in Furniture,
J.NVITE attention to their
stock of Cottage Beadsteads,
Uottage Chamber Suits, paint
ed, Chamber Suits, French
Suits, Walnat and painted Cane Seat Chairs.
Rocking Chairs of all descrintions. Extension
Dining Tables tables of all kindsWard robes.
litircaus, WaKhbtands, What-Nits, Mattresfes.
Sofas, Kecention Chairs and, Parlor Sets. Also,
RnstietWlndow Shades, a novelty for complete
ness, beanty cheapness and durability. Alo,
many thijr articles which we are prepared to
ell as hcap or cheaper than ttny House in the
western part of the State
Ety A fall assortment of Rosewood, Met alio
net walnut; Burial Caces. which can be lur.
nished fit 3 hours notice.
Be sure to call. nearly. opposite the Mansion
Hotel, text door below the Express office, see
our stock and hear our prices.
Special orders (made from photographs in
our offic) will be supplied.
A; RARE CHANCE
To Secure a BEAUTIFUL
I ivn vUMTiinrnrit t-ott-i-. .
p," out buildings good water, a fine large gar
den, and from 8 to 33 acres of excellent land
all lying in the suburbs of Salisbury : all in
closed, and ell igible for building lota. The
above property is oneof the mom. DESIRABLE
in this part of the country, and will be increas
ed in Value by the completion of the contem
plated Rail Roads to this plnce. Person in
terested jn such property, are invited to call on,
or aaareaa tne subscriber.
JNO. A. BRADSHAW,
Salisbury N. C.
April 18, ir 2.-31:tt '
For the Carolina Watchman.
Thursday night, April 25th,
was qnite a gleeful time in your ancient City of
Salisbury. Mr. David R. Julian, of the firm of
McCnbb'ina & Co.. and Mi Bettie Culvtrhoue
united their dextinie for life in the holy estate
of matrimony. The marriage ceremony took
Id ace at the Lutheran church. At an early
lour old and young people wended their way
to the church and tilled it to overflowing. The
church was beautifully and very tastefully dec
orated. The banner on the pulpit wa of pure
white linen, fringed with gold lace, and bearing
the ensijjn of a harp of evergreen. The rending
desk was covered with pure: white linen, the
pymbol of purity. The ribbons in the Bible,
and in the Jiook of Worship nsed by the officia
ting minister, were of pure white, nicely tipped
with gold lace. The chancel was richly decor
ated with white flowers, and the altar and pul
pit covered with handsomely arranged boquets.
At .the appointed hour the candidates, for the
holy estate of matrimony, were introduced by a
lively voluntary on the Organ. The happy
couple advanced with a 6 rru step up the ainle,
and in a very eay and graceful manner pre
Bt oted themselves in front of the chancel. They
were very tastefully a ppa relet!, find appeared the
personification of inii'Kfency and afleetion. The
marriiige ceremony was performed by the pastor
Rev. J.G. Neitfer, in his usual dignified and im
pressive manner. In the chancel were two other
clergymen, also attired in their clerical robes,
winch imparted to the occasion nnpreBtavene
and solemnity. After the invocation of the
divine blessing, by Rev. S. RothrocK, ujion the
newly wedded pair, the happy coupple rt tired
under a very lively and gleeful voluntary from
the Organ, and the throng of spectator gradu
ally dispersed. Every thing connected with
the occasion, was quite impressive and imposing
Long may the young couple live to enjoy unal
loyed and uninterrupted matrimonial blisA.
Written or the Watchman.
13ERIAII KNOW ALL.
Mr. Editor : As a correspondent t your
valuable paper 1 leel it to be an imperative
duty to say all for our people that I can,
at the same tiuie setting forth their
good qualities, in such a way as to
make them look as writ as possible; and
this 1 intend to do even if 1 have to tll
great big fib now aud then. But what
pioposw to say now in regard to the great
aud excellent character which I have se
lected for my subjtct thia week is strictly
true-every word of it. BERIAH Kxow
b il l a a
all i wuere couia lucre be touua a more
appropriate or suitable name for this uoble
personage t The only thin? about it
which strikes me as being rather queer u
how his parents ever came to hit upon so
very appioproiate a cojrnotnan. In his
infancy he certainly must have shown
great knowledge, of other peoples' busi
iicss. in my uuruble otunion a man
who can know his own business thor
oughly, and at the same time every other
man's in town, Is undoubted a gifted per
eon and the possessor ul a rare and racv
intellect. 1 ain both proud aud happy to
say that our most excellent friend liERIAU
Knowall has not less than a half a do
zen nuulis all of this place. Lous long
may he live, and fl-uiib, handing do wu
his noble principles from generation to
generation. Neither oil th sin blacken
ed or l ime covered pge of ancient or
modern history can be found a name that
will out live or glirter longer hau that of
Deri aii Kxowall'i; for like that of
the immortal Cicero, it will be cherished
in tire mcmoiie's of his fiicuds and foes
until the -closing up of time. There is
one little incident connected with the his
tory ot this most extraordinary man which
may be worthy of notice especially as it
is connected wnh a great man ; (and the
least little incident in a renowned man's
history always proves interesting to the
reader or readers.) and by giving it, it
will show one of tha excellent trails in
his character. It was once reported that
Bekiah Ksowali. had left the mortal
shore; but a few days afterwards it was
corrected by the Hero himself who reap-
Upeared as suddenly as he had disappeared,
and gave us the following story : Lie had
only left the vital shore for a short time
to take a peep at the old fiend of the
lower region to intercede, as said, for the
hypocrite , liars and unbelievers in general.
Tho next question is, did he accomplish
h's mission 7 No. Whyt Well the long
and short of it is he only got to the big
gate where he knocked thump, dump,
thump. "Wio is there f cried a deep
hollow voice. "Me," answered BerIaH.
"Who is me 7" again cried the voice
"Beriah Knovcael." "Well, yon can't
come in here, tor it you know all you
know too much dare-say you know ev
ery body's business. " But I will come
in," answered Bekiaq. ' No you won't,
'cause Master said if "Beriah KxoWALL
should come heie not to let him in 'cause
he would lie him out of office before two
days. So you see how he came back
wiih his hands in his pockets, and can
judge from this of his uoble character.
But the most dilingnisoed feature that
places this man abave the ordinary run
of men his great clcaverucss in carrying
about notes, letters and advertisements,
and dropping them into the post office aud
express office direct d to the queerest aud
most outlandish sounding names you
ever heard. Now he left a medical ad
vertisement in the express office the other
morning directed in a clear bold haud to
"Sassafras Oil In Denand." Who ever
heard of such a queer name ! I can net
Imagine what the man means for I do not
believe there is a person with sueh a name
in the country ; but if there is, BepiaH is
lost the l a i to know him. I intend te
inquire around and if there is, I am going
to send the paper to him, which some-
now or omer got into my nanas. it is a
medical paper and is "mighty" interesting.
and I expect "Sassafrass Oil In Demand"
is some old Doctor or other; but to be
sure ef it I want all who reads this to
look out for for the old fellow but don't
tell him I have the paper; he might take
me np. Who knows what he would do !
I never intend to take any body's mail
out of the office again as long as I live,
if Bxriaii Kxowall does put it there.
Mr. Editor, I believe J shall close up
with the history ef this interesting man
this week, for 1 can not do Lira justice:
but it lu the courss of human evtnta it
again becomes necessary for ma to nae
my pen I shall then finish out this sketeh.
So farewell, farewtll BerIAII Kxow-
all, thon great aud noble Hei.o.
AMERICAN TRACT SOCIETY.
Mr. Bruxer : As yoa have verv kindlv
offered to publish Dot ces of our good work.
I furnish you with the following :
Iheauual meeting of the Society was
beld on the 7th ult., in the Central Prt-sbv-
rian Church. Philadelphia.
Rev. J Williams Edie, District SecrcUrv.
said in substunce. "This Society, in com
memorating its fifty-eighth birth day to
night, would seud thauka to God for the
bleesiDgs that have atteuded it This Society
is wholly undeDotninatiooal io its iodneucs.
Biahop, Mcllvain, of Ohio, is its honored
President. None of its publications have
ever been objeete 1 to on account of a want of
fcvangelieal character, tome eicht or ten
thousand dollars were lost st Chicago.
During the year, 233 new publications have
oeen issued, 45 being volumes. 2c7 Col
porteurs have Wen doiue missionary work:
these have held and addressed 10.000 re
ligious meetings aud made 27d.OOO family
visits, prayiug and exhorting. A large num
ber of Sunday Schools established ; 13,21)3
Protestant families found without the word
of God, to whom it was supplied by these
Colporteurs. The work extends over 34
Mates aud Territories ; &600.0U0 pages of
Tracts are distributed every year, besides
8,000,000 copies of PeriiKlicals, ice."
Kev. 1 . L. shearer, of San Fransico. said :
f,The blesiugs of God rested signally upon
the labors of this Society ; as an evidence of
the fact they had ouly to look at one ot the
eight ceutrts from which it carried on its
work, and we find 3.000 Ireful conversion
iu a single year, and at another, Chicago,
we nud for every fifuu dollars expended a
hopeful convertiou has been noticed." He
then spoke of his own fie d ou the Pacific
coast, of the na.ural wealth and spiritual
poverty, about oue-and-a-quarter percent, of
this va-t population professing Christianity,
much of the gross wickeduess, and the little
doue toevaugelize this couutry, apart from
onr agencies, aud the adaptation of our ageu
cies to the work. Son.
Rev. J.Coltou Smith, D.D., said: "It
was his privilege to be a member of the Ex
ecutive Committee of this great Society ; it
has covered over the whole face of the globe
with a net-work of living agencies ; either
the voice of the Colporteur is heard or the
priuted pages found. All aloDg the Atlaj-
ticand Pacific will be found these agencies
lu Germany, Spaiu, Portugal, France, and
Italy, die, these operations will be fouud to
he going on. We are doing a gieat work iu
Mexico aud Japan. Dr. S. is oue of the
Publishing committee, the committee is coin
posed of six members from as many differ
Rev. Alexander Reed. D. D.. said : "It is
about 20 years ago, in Georgia 1 believe, I
was brought to Christ. Being desiriousto
work for Christ. I took a commission from
the Soc ety. visiting the watering aud othtr
places. Professing Christians of every name
welcomed the books win n they saw the im
print of the A. T. S. upon them ; and the
same imprint disarms the world of prejudice,
aud If they were able they bought the b oks;
if not they were given them. Frows that
day to this. I have loved the Society and bid
it God speed iu its noble work of evangiliza
tiou. Many of the 2,73 Colporteurs can sympa
thize with Dr. S., seeing as we do, the fre
quent and happy results of our humble ef
forts, aud the great need of continuing; we
press ou through difficulties aud crosses,
known ouly to the faithful Colporteur. I
received my first commission in Caswell
comity. . (J., about 1 years since; having
been led, as I trust, to Christ through such
instrumentalities. I uew how to hope for
God's blessings upon my humble efforts
aud my disappointment has been much to
my comfort. Now my desire is to see every
county iu my field (W. N. C.) supplied with
a god Colporteur, who will help us with
their influence, contribution and prayers.
Please let me hear from you by communi
cating with one of the ministers in Sali
bury, or address me at Zion, Yadkin county,
N. C. Yours very truly,
R A. MOORE, Agent
of A. T.S., W. N. C.
Salisbury, Rowan Co.. N.
Iu view of the numbers, both of families
and of individuals, who live in neglect of re
ligious opportunities, the undersigned, be
lieving that the visits of a Colporteur, piay
ing aud exhorting and distributing pious
books a d tracts, will, iu cases of spiritual
destitution, go 'very far towards supplyiug
the place of regular pastoral Ibor. earnest
ly recommend the citizens of Salisbury aDd
of Rowan county, to make sueh annual con
tributions to the American 1 ract Society, as
may justify the continuance of an agency
among us. litU. li IW-MUltL.,
JOHN H. TILLING HAST,
JAC. G. NEIKFUR
Decoration of the Soldiers' Graves We
see that the ladies of almost every town
in the State are making arrangements to
deck onr heroes' resting places. Are our
iadits paying any attention to the mat
tier, or do they Intend to let the memory
of onr dead r raves sink into oblivion I
The 10 h of May has been generally
chescn for this solemn tribnte to the
memory of our noble dead, it is a most
appropriate day, being thcaunivtrsary of
the great and good Stonewall Jackson a
death. We trust that the ladies will at
once take the matter in hand and make
the necessary arrangements for the deco
ration. Charlotte Despatch.
Gone io the Dorys." Judge Logan's
organ, the Rutherford Star, has " kicked
the bucket" ' suspended for the pres
This long looked for " suspension
happened, at this particular jnncture, no
doubt, from one or more of three causes
a lack of " spons," the failure of Judge
Logan to get the nomination for Governor
and an unqualified disapproval of the rad
ical ticket, notwithstanding James Jus
tice pledged the support of his'fiiends
at least to Caldwell Cijr. Eagle.
Marry a poor giri and she will go up
with tou; a rich one .irul -ho will go
do wo with von.
SPEECHC8 AT GREENS
On yesterday we referred to th able
spehe made by Uon'a John Kerr and
A. S. Merriruon. 3ince wi wrote those
notices we have conversed -with num
ber of delegates, H cf Um are loud in
their prai-es of Gov, VaneVa speech on
the first day of lb Convention. It is
represented by iuujligent gentlemen to
have been in all respect! equal to the
bestof this distinguished orator's efforts.
That is saying enough. It was unusu
ally ; forclfal, arguaentative and eloquent,
relicyed by occasional displays ot that
inimitable humor for which he is so dis
tinguished. Gen. J. M. Leach's speech is also spo
ken of in sock. terms of eulogy as toast
be gratifying to him. He is a gentleman
of great power and effectiveness on the
stuuip and one of the most ferroidable
dvbdteia in the Slate. Many other
speeches were made by prominent gentle
men that afforded great satisfaction to the
vast concourse of hearers. Pal. Senti
TheVutlaws Again on War Path -CoLl-Blooded
Muider of Col. Frank Wiihart
7i5 Buily is Found Piddled With
By a letter received by a gentleman of
this city yesterday, which was confirmed
by passengers on the Wilmington, Char
lotte and Kuihcrfoid Railroad, ) reWrdav
afternoon, we have the sad intelligence of
the death of Col. E. M. Wishart, of Robe
son county, who was murdered by the
outlaws on Thursday morning. We give
the particulars of this bloody tragedy as
far as they have come to hand. It se-ra
that the outlaws sent a message to Col.
Wishart in the early part ot last week,
endeavoring .o make an appointment to
meet him on Tuesday, but for some cause
or other he declined to accede to their re
quest. They subsequently met him at
Moss Neck and requested a private inter
view with him, behind a certain buildi ig
there, which he granted, on condition
that he should met Andrew Strong alone,
and that Stephen Iowrcy hould keeput
a distance. He wts iiif.imd by Ai;dna
Strong that he aud ihc other outlaws
were tired of their present mode ofl.f -and
were desirous of agreeing upon some
terms of surrender. With this object in
view, they witdied to me t him (Col.
Wishart) privately and freily ni.d fully
discuss :hc matter. Finally, at parting.
Strong intimated that tloy should seud
him in a few days and urged him,
when requested to meet them, to obey the
Thursday morning ('apt. Wishart re
ceived another tne sago from the outlaws,
staling that they had arranged tor the
proposed interview to take place that
morning at a point about three quarters
of a mile Irom 1ebanoft Church. In re
sponse to this request ; he ! ft Shoe Heel
immediately, going as it af:erwards prov
ed, into the very jaws of death. Thurs
day eveuing his body was fonud at the
spot where the interview was proposed to
take place, which, by th way, is near
the point where Stephen Davis was kill
ed. His wounds were four iu ntinil or
one in the head, two in the body and one
j in the leg and from their appearance it
would seem that he aud the outlaws wete
in close quarters, jjrobablv engaged in
conversation, when the cowardly, treach
erous fiends' seized their adtautaze tnd
made a simultaneous atvd murderous as
sault upon theii brave and chivalrous,
but, as the event has proved, too confid
Poor wishart! His sudden and un
timely death will be sincerely regretted
by a large circle of friends in Robeson
and adjoining counties; but who will
avenge him ? He leaves a wife and three
children who reside at Shoe Heel, wh-sre
the unfortunate husband and father was
engaged in merchandizing. WiL Star.
Ku-Kluk Prisoners axj Witkks-
es. At the House of Correction, corner
of Magazine and Maryck streets, are
connned bU prisoners ana over bU wit.
nesses, who have been biougLl down b;
the Governmen; officials to attend tL
trials now proereisinF before the United
States Circuit Court.
The prisoners are clasely confined, and
are guarded day and night by a detach
ment of United btatet soldiers, consist
ing ol ten privates, two non-commission-
ed aud one commissioned officer. Thy
seem ta be well clnlhvd at present, and
yesterday morning the wboU batch were
vaccinated at the expense of the Govern
The witnesses are kept separate from
the prisoners, but otheiwise there is no
distinction between them. They are al
supplied wiih cooked rations and blank
ets by Mr. T. A. Hoerton, bo has the
contract for this Duroose from the Gov-
eminent. The prison is kept under mil
itary rule, with strict attention to the
cleanliness of the quarters and the per
sobs confined. 1 he prioiiers are al
lowed to see their friends aud relations at
certain hours. They are most of th-m
at present in good health, and none arc
rnborted as dausrerously ill. Charleston
A Nuisance. e learn trom onr
friend Geo. W. McDnaldl hat about two
weeks az in Taw Creek neighborhood
the dogs broke out in the night and killed
thirty or forty tbep. J ie oogs are
largely mnltiplynig in the country, and
some law moat be passed to abate the
terribl nuisance. W'e have seen a gnat
raauy families who could scarcely get
bread to eat, but wo never saw ate but
what felt rich enough to keep one,
two or three worthless dogs, even if tho
house had ao fsaco around it.
DEATH OF THE L A RGF-3T WO
MAN IN THE WOULD.
Died, on Monday eveaiag last, ta Sr.
Louis. Mrs. Amelia Brooks, Ui wrljU
Mated to hsve beea 900 or 1 OOO
pond. The Times of that eilT lays :
There was tosar liltlf dlScafty trptrv
eivci d in placing the bod j la lu larrov
final reiing pUce." Aim tafiitoaU
be found Urge e-noojh a box Wat Vaat
sit ft li.g, tei.ty-ei;bt iocht-s Wool
i.d twenty six in drpth. Eve ikll was
net snfSciently wide, and it wai foond
necessary to compress tbe form slot ioeh
e, bat as that was the widejV box that
could be got into the roosa (boat tear
ing out the frmu -of tke bocm it h tho't
more charitable to red oco the clay tVaa
to injure the premises! Her dimensiooa
were five feet ten inches ia Wight, tweaty
eight inches aerae (be sVoaldrrs and.
thitty seven inthra'acTOH the kip. Her
arms were thirty six locbea la .c&caaJer--ri.ee
and her thlghts aixteva iache ta
diameter. - :i
When she had been arrayed ta fcaria!
vestments it was found impossible far-aa-veo
men to lift her. Finally tht Woe
was tiled ou one side and sWe was raUf-i
in while the pricat chanted the sarTtMe
of the dead. SWe was tb,plac-d-ta
a large wagon, wLich proceeded Cara
fu'dy to Calvary Cemetery. The wagoo
was Lacked up to the grave and eight
mvB and six rollers combined their exer
tions to bwrr Ler inVa bar narrow Wed
'I he earth was thrown apoo iier and a
gieat tombstone erected.
In the politicJ strife now going aa
Senator Suini.sr setut to stand rn&lj
apart in a kind of p loo my and gd like
solitude. His ida must ba fully saet
before he endrcrnd to connect himself
with any Presidential movement. lie will
not, it is said, touch inv party sclesa
that party incorpor.iea bis civil ngWia
ideas in its platform He may. la Wis
overweening s-gniisrn, be heUii.g Iffaader
the belief that he can coerce the Ciacia
nati Coi. vntion into adopting Lis views,
but with tha purpose of sostaiuing the
action of that body whatever it may Wa.
It is gives oat that he will in aa event
support Grant. He can hardly contem
plate a stnbborn ceatralily in so I sopor
taut an affair aa a Presidential e leel loo.
Krfasing to support Grant, can Wa alsa
rrfuse In support a Republican nomine
f t lie Cincinciniiati Convention merely
bee-iiife hi particular hobby aba! not
have beu incorporated in ibe platform 1
If he turns cddly away from both lb
Kepubl:cau in, they will turn away
from him - and then n here ill begot Wifl
he se; up the b ad of the " nrgio nation.
and nuke in as their candidate forth
l'r sidei cy ? It is not easy to foretell
what euch a man will do. JticM. Whig.
"MaJii.L Lt"E " Miss Fisher's last
novel wnh ib above title, is meeting
wi;h qaite as much favor as her previous
woiks wb;ch hav received tnnca praise
at the hands of lb public. The writer has
not resd any of her uciiows, and In liea
f anvthing we might S4y, w rlv tW
fidlon inr fiora an able Chicars tsner.
The Standard, hravs:
Mabel Iac is an an'mated picture.
drawn in siroi.e colors but not witWat
consideiable skdl. Its heroine la beauti
ful bevond expression, lively, natural.
S 0 w
graceful, a paragon of female excellence,
hue its heroes if they may have sacW a
term applied to them, are each unrur-
patsed in bis peculiar line ; as a knave, a
chivalrous gentleman or a model of moral
propriety. The book has a singular pow
er of holding the attention.
I if' About sixty t migrants from Wa
tauga look Ibe tram at tbis place, la
Monday, en route to Oregon.
Upwards of twenty wet yoang men.
rAc viral men of considerable property and
good standing were among tie aambet
and with them their ei.t:re f mil tea.
We have no doubt that tWa saatt al
them will w ant to get back long befor
they fiud themselves able to do so. It
costs a good deal to get there, but it will
cut three time a maeh to gat back.
We can't see what inducement there is
for men whonare doing well ia North
Carolina to remove froia the borne of
their childhood to the mild West. Wa
say to these who contemplate Laaviag
North Carolina for what is called abetter
country, don't go. Yoa cay have rea
son to regret it, if you do.
A Nice YoM.g DcL. A nice yoaxx
duck, down towards ike front of I We xr
chestra scata at lha N'ttonal TWalre last
evening, mad himself ridieahmsly can
spicuous between the acts by steading
so as to face the audience and talking
over the heads a dozen people to aosaa
of his companions seated several rows ia
the rrar of his position. Hie hair wet
parted down the middle, which convinced
the persons annoyed that remonstrance
would be thrown away on hira.
U'ttai. Star, Ut.
X1T Heie is a " .urn" handed as the
other day by a gentleman of known testa
enratical ability. He evidently think it
We give It up and pose tt around.
Problem A hollow cubical box, wboee
side are three inches thick, require ior
its conatrnctiou V7J cuLlic feel of mala
rial. Hw many cubic feet of water will
it contain t
A correct Algebraic oloikm Is derfred.
As we go pr's - - 'hfct Coa'
mers Bom. e-o. ot L- i ji-al, was lirown
off the car yesterday, a lh excursion
train to CbarUttr. anJ fatally wflocdaU,
bavin' bi calar nrw) breast bone broken.
C.u Logic, May 2.