VOL. IV T1IIRD SERIES.
SALISBURY N. C. DECEMBER 2G, 1872.
NO. 15. "W BOLE NO. 855.
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' I 111 Jt I I I IF S I IB II II . II II B I ' II ' JBk
rCBLISUKD WEEKLY ;
J. J. BRUNER,
Proprietor and Editor."
J. J. STEWART,
Of the Vote f oi Governor at the Election
held on tke first day of August, 1872.
BATES OP BCBCniPTION
Year, payable in advance. ...
aiun i not
j Copies to on address.
A MMtUTi, fM
Ji TOMBS, a
HEAD & FOOT STONES, &C.
smjbvi u nine
ffiElUDERS his compliments to his friends I gUrke
J. and the public. and in thin method would r'.w. '
brlng to their attention bi extended facilities QMwM
for meeting demand In his lineof business. '
lie la now prepared to furnish all kinds of c rteret
Grave Stones, from the cheapest Bead Stone, v, ,i
to the costliest monuments. Thone prefering JTT'i!
ttrhsaand very cotly works not on hand, can .w"
be accommodated on short time, strictly in ac- J;"81"'01'
cordance with specifications, drafts.-and the neroaee.
i.rmt nf ihH contract. Katislaetion euaran- i y """
tA. He- will not be undersold. North or
South; Orders solicted. Address,
17;tf JOUN II. It CIS. Salisbury.
E. BRYCE SILL.
HAYS & SILL
Druggist & Apothecaries,'
DALI3IJURV, N. C.
Havinsr purchased the contents f the Hertford.
Drug Store formerly "occupied by Dr. Hyde,
Kd ward Sill. We resptctfully call the at- Iredell,
tention of the Uizena of Salisbury and jjj"n
the surrounding country, to the new ar- joneHy '
rangement, and inform them that we will Lenoir,
continue to carry on the business at the Lincoln,
fame place, and the same excellent way. a?n
- AVe will endeavor to keep on hand all the
various good the people may need per- McDowell,
taining to our line, and therefore hope Mecklenburg,
by trict attention to business, toTeceive Mitchell,
a liberal patronage. m617'
Physician's Orders Prompt- Wanover
ly Attended To. oTnBr!ohri,ton'
i Prescriptions accurately and grn?
carefully compounded ly riailiaqnotank,
, . ti j .7-.. Perquimans,
ana COmpeieni uruyyisis ay vi
UPWARDS OF FIFTY FIRST PRE- Watauga,
Ml U MS ana uoia ana auvcr mcuais
I f - A - '
o yijp o
were awarded to Ctiales M. Stieff
i for the best Fianos in competitioo
; with all the leading manufactur
ers of. the country.
! Office and Hew Warerooms,
2To.VXurtHLrberly St., BALTIMORE, Md.
I The StielFs Pianos contain all thc latesfe-iin-
nroveiuenta to be found in a iirst-class Piano,
-ith aililiriimnl i ninmriMn P!l t of Villi OWU in-
iention. not to be t'ouuu in other instruments.
The tone, touch and linish of thetr mstru-
I orable" by ne Pree8 The tendency in
We copy with pleasure the following this country is to have tome utie ; every
paragraph from a recent letter of Col. man wisnes looea oouire, or oncntt, or
W. Ii. Saunders one otaue editors ot tne voionei, or uuage, or rvicMur, or doc
tor, or Honorable, Dickens was struck
with this over-running fondness for titles,
and has not failed to satirize it in his
American Koles. But it is too late to
make a successful war upon such cryiug
evils. The tendency of things is towards
Wilmington Journal, to his paper, Raleigh
December 9th :
One of the greatest evils of the present
constitution is the provision that compels
ine iegisiaiure io meet cycij jrci.
rani-da were ever cursed With too mucil
legislation" to a greater extent than are titular distinctions under GrautUm ; and
th neonle of North Carolina to-day. Grantism: disguise it who may, is only
With firat onn Reconstruction Conven another name for imperialism. We expect
tion and then another, and special and an- before a decade to see a Uoyal Court held
nual sessions! of the Legislature, it has aiot. wasuiogtons wneu American Dukes
hn icai-mOv nnsaible to Driut and Dub and Earls and Duchesses, whose grand-
li-li a Uw Keifnrf. a new law makinsr body fathers and fathers were Yankee cheese-
was in session and hard at work repealing mongers, green-grocers, osUers.oystermen,
cr changing it. I'd such magnitude has and captains of fishing smack?, will be
thevHitrown. that a new compilation of aping the cast-off manners of the lordly
th&Wihaai beeorae a necessity not only folk of England and France. It is to be
to clwfc f, but to lawyers and judges as J hoped, however, that U will be a long time
welL But if these annual sessions com. 1 iu the South before plaiorMiater is lost in
tinn .vn thia mew com nilation will af other less noble titles. benhnel.
ford only temlporary relief. Twelve months
will nrt naak nvpr nnr Vipflda before there
will be enacted -Bills to be entitled acts YOUNG LADIES AS THEY WERE
to amend an act, &c, ad tnfiatttim. In Young ladies of the time of Edward
WOMEN AS TUEY WERE.
A court lady's life in the time of Char
es II. was a r-uud of amusement and
dissipation. In the morning she vould
driuk her cup of chocolate in her bedroom,
and receive her visitors. She would not
DREADFUL DISASTERS os LAKE
A despatch from Marquette, Mich, iu
always rise from her couch to go through I the Chicago Inter-Ocean gives a harrow
the ceremony, but. with a dainty cap set ling account of the most terrible disasters
upon her bead, and leaning ou her elbow, ever known on Lake Superior, involving
would receive the homage of her adorers, the most fearful destruction of life and
Senator Sdntrs end 0e Administra
tion. Senator Call Schorr, of Missoari,
has written a letter to Senator Tbaraan.
ami I defining his political position, which la
substantially lb at assumed by hint wbem
be assumed a portion of the leadership of
the movement against Grant's admiol
tration. Mr. ekhurx rather decline to be
as a Democrat, to which we da Dot ob
ject. It matters little what he call biav
767 view of the crying evils consequent upon iu. were broutrht ud with greater strict
125 compulsory tuggestion, made by Senator neg8 tnan their descendants uuder Victor
22, rFlemmine on Saturday, that the first ses- ja Mammas in those days kept their
oli 97rq sion of every legislature ought to be as daughters a greater part of the day at hard
1442 1846 short as possible, leaving to the second pes- WOrk, exacted almost slavish difference
0 00 0 00 sion the bulk of the work, when the mem- irom :hem. and even, as an able antiquar-
217 bers will have bad time to consider and ma- ian states, counted upon their earnings.
ture their views. After they bad attained a certain, age, it
1039 however, those who think it impose waR lne custom for the young of both sex-
3436 sible to complete before the 31st Decern- e8 to be sent to ths houses of powerful
1100 ber, all the work that ought to be done at nobles to finish their education by learn-
1'97 1543 lhj8 ee8eion of the Legislature be correct ;ng mannet, and thus a noble lady was
618 479 il is go0( P'lcv t0 tate a .ng rece8p and often surrounded by a bevy of faces from
1690 2653 10 hegin it at an early day, in order to en- tne owners of which she did not sciuple
1362 1726 able members to be at home on Cristmas l0 receive payment for their living.
1485 3749 and New Year, to attend to the business Let us lollow a lady of gentle blood
JSo 3794 that necessarily must be transacted in set- through her occupations of a day. She
2co oil tling up the affairs of the out going year r,pe8 earl al seven or half past listens
wo oil i - . . , , . . . f
536 ana cutting out tue wors ior uie uiccuu- t0 matins and tnen dresses ; Dreakiasi ioi
420 ing one. It is nothing but simple justice hOW8 . ad this is her costume ; a silk
420 to the western members, if a recess be .row,, iitMy embroidered with fur, open
taken at all. That it should give them from ti,c eck to the waist in front, and
1368 l'me t0 K t0 lie'r homea and retun, 8 having a turn-over eollar of darker color ;
r.-u otherwise they would be kept in Raleigh a broad cirdle with a rich gold clasp ;
1304 upon tbeifown expense, as members draw etirts so long as to oblige the wearer to
654 neither ir diem nor mileage during recces carry them over the arm ; shoes long and
5?. Indeed, eo far as the cost of the State is nointed : a gold chain round the neck :
1291 1 concerQCOM t matters not whether a recess aa lo crovn the st2eple-cap, with its
be taken or. not.
listen to the recital of a few verses by a property. Two new barges which left M . f. W lt? Vf
starving poet, or discuss the latest scandal Marquette in tow of the steamer Dii were " l"J """ vv.iWUu.
with Twrffft timn ml and HtMnim In I nt lnw Irnm th I itf r in m hl.h tA I J
the summer a water-party mieht follow - fouudered with all on board, the Dix nais . 1 De programme adop ted ust winter
in those days picnics commenced early io rowly escaping. The schooners Uriwold "r" Wi.
I ho Hirtnri mpiIiH in tra lv HrrlAH ,wi IlrAwn mrm ui lrtl. arilh all nn Imarri 1 -iuv.uu-m wvu.vut.wu m mm "K1
barge, music plaving and aieamers flviur. The bark Golden Rule, after being near- rnU fobsubsuotUlly my political faitlw
surrounded by rickly-dressed beaux, our ly dashed to pieces, drifted ashore Dually,
beauty might journey as far as Chelsea, I with ber captain and crew all badly frvi'
then a pretty couutry village, or drop ten. A schooner, supposed to be the Mid
down quietly with the lido to Greeuwich jdlesex, is ashore at l'oiut au Pins, and
and frolic amongst the deer "uuder the I the spar of an unknown vessel are en
greeu wood tree.' The theatres would be I off Gross Cape. The soow and ice in the
open later ou, and my lady wonld show I canal U nine feet thick, and whole fiWts
herself to the beau tnonde from a private I of vessels are either frozen in or disablt-d
box. Hut the most fashionable spots I at the &ault and Mude Like, ( rand Is
which beaux and belles delighted to honor J land, and other places
with their presence was the park and
Spring Gardens. To promenade the park
iu the evening was consider d the mode,
and many sequestered" spo'j therein be
came celebrated for gallantry and dueling.
Darn LIms, near its southwest comer, was
a well-known rendezvous, and Rosamond's
Pond, surrounded as it was with trees,
It includes the recognition and mainten
ance of the great and legitimate results 4
the war as embodied in the Cons titutkm a
It ta ids a policy of reconciliation with
regard 10 ti e South ; honest and ecoaectK
cal administration, and tboroega reform
of the civil service and el the reresae t ra
te m ; opposition to ceatralixatbs and
dangerous assumption of powers ; a re
turn to sound Conililouoaal principle
and the government of laws. For the
realization of the principles laid down and
Social Equality in New Youx ti,e measures of policy advocated In that
A New York correspondent has made a pUtfurm I "ball faithfully work, wllhoat
discovery that is dreadfully shocking to permitting myself to be diverted by olher
old prejudices, as well as a singul.r io- considerations. If the Administration
dication of 'ome notable toen'a) differences does anything to promote these ends I
between the st xcs. He says that, in can- .hall then support it : in whatever the
"t I v;..i.,k . ? n..l. . j i .i ...
was notorious as a lover's haunt as well ., ., " R, v- - ,- V , i v4
as for the place where many disappointed b ... I , , " wmcwuf oppuva ii. a
J r l I rnnrA linn I flnn nrvm min tntmMl in I - V . 1 1 l. f L - ! . r .
ladies commitud suicide. London 5o- , : a x . i - f P'T1"
white women, and but one white mau the Administration under any and all dr-
females many are claimed to be young and I ,uch opposition, shall be rovemed br tev
Death oj a Remarkable Adventurer. J handsome, b:Ie most of them ar rrpre-J cnte 0( duty, without coniidcriBg myself
John Franklin recently died io New Or- I sented to be contented and even cheerful, j boand bv party interest
2181 But, for many and good reasonp, it is
468 j much to be hoped that the radicals will
unite with our friends in striking from the
Constitution a provision so objectionable
4r' I as that which requires annual sessions of
1997 the Legislature.
THE TITLE FOR AN AMERICAN.
" Honorable." The N. York Com
mercial Advertiser suggests that it is
about time a little discrimination should
. a m (.t
h exercised in the prehx ot the title
44 honorable" to men in public positions
Mr. Jefferson was opposed to all such
handles even to municipal dignitaries.
The grievance might be borne with if the
" honor" of those who bear the designa-t,ioH-wa
always truly represented by the
title. Exchange. -
It bas been Baid of old that in certain
innH5ia.in of soeietv. " the post of honor
j i a
pendant gossamer veil. After regaling
herself with broiled beef and beer, she
will, possibly, if religiously inclined, go
to chapel ; if not, to the garden, and weave
garlands. 1 his occupation, enlivened by
gossip with her li lends, will take her un
til noon, when dinner is served, after which
an hour or so will be spent with the dis
taff or the spinning-wheel. At six o'clock
supper is served, after which perhaps,
ih w. :
j c . 1. 1 . n 1.4 la I
extremely foud, and. and has been known
once er twice, when agreeable company is
iu the house, to commence dancing after
diuperaud to continue until supper, when
leans, having run a career such as few I The correspond' nt who has made this
men would care to be debtors. He was I discovery says that he inquired of several
born in Albany in the year 1826, and 1 of tbc white women how they came to
isatrawsr t. .11 aa a
was called jotiu Murray, but soon toon marry negroes, and tit At tlir answer was
his stepfather's name. He was compact- that "it wa better to be the wife nt a
ly built, handsome and a thorough sport- black man than a white ruau's mistress."
ing man, to whom Cincinnati, New Or- If these answers are true, it seems that
leans, and St. Louis hare been indebted I the alliances are justified more on the
for some of their most notorious prize j core of morals than ou that of :etht tics.
fights. Before he arrived of age be be- I If theie is such a disproportion between
Came a professional gamlW and adven- j white men and white women, it would
turer. r orced to leave liufulo when only also indicate that tbc women are the more
eighteen, on account of a fight with a ue- susceptible, though the obstacles iu the
gro, whose skull he fractured, he went way of the marriage or the self support
through Central America to California, of women in the lower classes of life ou-
embarking thence on the schooner Game- doubtedly influence them in the choice
cock for a filibustering adventurer in Mo- 1 between a colored husband or none al all
nolula His party were defeated as soon
as lauded, aim he shipped in a whaler to
Australia. Thence he went to Callo,
Pern, and finally opened a gambling sa
loon on one of the Chiucha Islands. He
circulated freely among the cities of Peru
frequently getting involved in desperate
In one ot them be killed an at-
Millcrsburg (Ohio) tanner.
nnw tinr built
tache of the British Legation, and was two grcat lower.f Lich have a height
The Greatest St'srrxsiox Briik;e
iX AMERICA. The greatest woik in the
line of suspension bridges ever attempted
in this country is the bridge from New
York to Brooklyn across the East river,
It will be supported by
after a short respite, she begaa again.
She has grown tired of the old crole, and
now dotes upon tlmee merry jugs import- tion for lbe la(l len years, he has kept on
. I L 1. ' -. I .... .. . ..-- 1 m a- tr I . . . a .
bis feet and been ready, tor any excite
ment. In July last he was taken to St.
therefore arreted and kept in pnson io; b bi j, w mark of 2g0 f , wLne
twenty-six months, when, through the cf- ,b wl upou foundations some SO feet
forts of Lewis Lass, Secretary of btate, KnAatl, l.ih w.ier Th.. height ih
filrr nr main iiiin nf llie lirirli- ill lt
engaged in gambling and fighting in the ,35 feCl abov'c bi walor Th. ien-lb
United btates. liurdencd with consump- ( . i r.r, flot . . .
ol warmed ale or a cup of wine, it she be
321 a Private elation," so it may be Baid in 80 inclined, and then retue for the night
ed from France. Later ou, another meal
is serve d, called the, rere-supper, or ban
quet, alter which she may driuk a glas
544 this day of the multiplicity ot titles, that
3705 the most honorable prefix is to any man s
242S name is no im-fix at all. It must be hu
Another d;y, in ti e proper season, she
may go a hawking, or ride on horseback,
or hunt the stag, or shoots rabbits wilh
iniliating to an honorable gentleman, who j DOw and arrows, or witness beat-baiting
hv dUtinpuished services has won the
each land span, 910 feet
The length of
A High Compliment to Xorth Carotin!
Gen. J. B. Hood, of Texas, was sere
naded.in Raleigh some Urn since by lbs
ciiizcus, who engaged the colored baod
nf that city for the purpose. In response
the General said :
Gentlemen I thank too prnfooodly
for the compliment jou have paid me. I
appreciate it most highly, coming as it
dos from North Carolinians. Daring the
Ute revolution 1 bad large opportunities
for observing, and I must say that if I
wtre called upon to award the palm ta
any Stale it woald be to North Carolina.
Having served thiee years in the array
of Virginia, and one year in the army of
the Southwest, I must give it as my Lest
conviction that more men were left upon
the battle fields of the South from North
Carolina than from any other Slate. I
do not say this because I stand here la
your proencs, but because troth and can
dor compel me to say iu 1 believe that
ynur State had nrnre in Virginia thaa
Virginia had on her own soil, and yea
and all North Carolinians ought to be
proud of bT name. Your troops were
better provided for than any other, and it
was owing to your superior management
at borne. Gentlemen, I again thank yon.
Daniel B. Wbitener in his 67 th year,
Paul packed i:i cotton f r a change of
climate. 1 1 did him no good, and he was
taken to New Orleans, where, a short
lime ago, ue went io ins joiijj uccuuuv.
i. i i .ii ....
tw lorn anproacu Will le J fk.rU. Smnr- tr. Wlh m Lnli.
t ... - I .1.. II II I. nil i ; ' .
A GOOD ONE.
At a political meeting, not long since,
the audience and speaker were very much
atvwuxf ....... . - -
, Inents eaunot be excelled by any uianufactur- j disturbed by a man who constantly call
ed. eAV for Mr. llenrv. VV henever a new
A large assortment of second-hand Tianos u- came on. this mau
title " Hon.." to Eee it affixed to
names of eo ' many of the most miserable
6camps in the country. So with the true
man who won 6uch a title as that f
' Coll" by aiduoua service on the field,
when he sees it affixed to the names of
creatures, who dodged au service aunng
the war, and who as far as gallantry is
concerned would not fight a sitting tors
key off ril her nest with a fence rail. As
to 'Professors, every one is a profetsor
who professes anything, from mixed ma
thematics down to the manufacture of
soap. Anvbody too is judge fr m the.
or some other such refined amusement
Young ladies of this age are cautioned
byaM.de Montaiglon, who appears to
be somewhat of a poet and a social r
! former, airainst being too ouick to fll in
love, from talking scaudal, from chatter
ing at table. They arc enjoined to prac
tice habits of industry, to respect the aged
to icfraiu from quarrels, and above all,
never to allow gentlemen to kiss in
secret London Society.
Railroad Com tames Mcst Protect
Passexgeks It has been anuounced
thai Mra. Avery 1). Putnam recoveied a
judgment from a street railway company
in New York for $5.0L)0 damages for Ink
ing to protect hr husband, who was kill-d
on one of the cars of the company. The
instruction to the jury given by Judge
Curtis, upon which lbe verdict was found,
will be of general interest, lie said :
The total length of lbe bridge
5,673 feet. It will be amply brod, and
wui nave ioi-wsys, carriage-ways sua a
railway track, all distinct and e flVclually
separated. It wa begun in 1S70. The
tower on the Brooklyn side ki a hiiht
of 140 fett; that ou the N'-w'York side
50 feet above the water. It is conjectured
that it wi 1 be al least four years b fore
travel will comm ncp niton ii, and lLat il
will cost over 50,000,000
Tekrible Accident. A letter to one
of the English papers, ftom a lady who cise ihe utmost diligence and care in main
hawleH nut I umpire at acock fight up to the gowned j was in the accident to the train pussing taining order and guarding their pa
An Fly ing Minister. A C'y co.,
Ky., correspondent writes to tlu DauviHe
Advocate : Ou Tuesday. 12 h intant,
"The defendants undertook to transport I Klijali Wilson, a niiuister of the Methodist
Church, livi--g about six miles south, of
Middh-burg, in ibis county, eloped ilh
Geo. Lithtm's wife. Many of your read
ers will recollect that, al. ut six months
ago, Gah it K. Tavlor, 1miL the same wo-
and started off wkh her. and that
brave soldiers under Gen. Jackson, in the
war of 1812. walked to the polls on elec
tion day and votd for Greeley. Their
wires are still living, aged rctpectely, 60
Living in this Township, in good health
is Paul Anthony, $7 years of age, John,
Smyn Joseph Wbttner 60 John Uawa
S5, (the latter was also a soldier in lbs
war cf 12,") and seven others, between
73 and 7s. AUo, Mrs. Prvpst, 62, Bar
bara lk-tudhardi, bl, Cristena Weaver,
&0, Amy Wlitenr, 62, Mrs. Wallace,
bO lllckvry Eigle.
the deceased fr hire, and were bound to
aecure him a safe p.iscage so far as that
could be done by the exercise of doe care
ou their part. Tin v were bound to exer-
always on hand, mmi to ?.suu. ,. Honrv ! Henry 1 I call for Mr occupauis oi lue oupiemc vuuu unmi. iDroupu wir .uoum vnni uimiri, jjhi b ; jrrrf k;i,u"1 viui' """" "" H"' v. . -j -....w. ..
I Parlor and Church Orpins. mine twenty dif- . j, , ' i :,...:,,, f As titles now applied, plain Mister should graphic picture of the scene. The train ! ably and iiaturallv be expected to occur, i.c-ir Columbia. He was tried and ac-
Ufct styles on hand from 5U upwards ?nrV, 13 be most deaired. Petersburg Appeal arrived at the tunnel at four o'clock on i view of the character and condition .f quitted, and he and Lis wife have been
l a"dVhe;te We have had a strange love for that Sunday afternoon. It takes about fitly- other persons whom they voluntary livjug lather ever W, until her sud
Fftve hundred of which are Virginians two . ma2nUoquei.t style, strike simple but s manly title of Mister ever minutes to traverse the darkness, and permitted to come or remain on board the den departure a few days ago The
hundred North Carolinians, one hundred and '4U. uvw .n ,V -',,, a;tlo weT able to distinguish between about half an hour had elapsed, and the car. If defendants failed to exercise such whereabouts of the couolc art ut.kro n
fifty Eos LTennerans. and .rs throughout ing his gtore e! T' d X passengers were just anticipating emerg- almost diligence, and the death of Mr. to any one ui this county-eve tht di-
K.aftn: Kht SUeff IHaD iE?ZUfi VoTSunWe, bVt k d. w.f lb. re..!., be defendants are rectiou they took is unknown."
! J. ALLEN BUOWN. Agent, ... i a-k a Mime aa t AVt I it AQIVIA t f II A llirnnirll OUT devotion to our least warning, they were flung from their liable.
or thia man waa bawlin? out at the top
nfl,i vMof.i ' Mr. Henrv ! Henry ! Hen I boyhood's hero, a gallant officer of the
-' i ' . J.T 1 1 .1.. I Ml
ry I I call for M.r. lleury to make a I army, long since aeau, anu who, aiau i
sneech I by UU OWll nana in a m qi uereuiuijr in
r ...r . . - , t i l . . i i i.r.. Ur.
The chairman now rose, ana remaraea sanity ai rorueeu wuiiiuc og uvuhb
that My would oblige the audience, if the whs forced to decide bttweeu bis-State
ffomlpman would refrain from any further and his couuty. 1 1 was at the close of the
r-llinp- fafiUr. Henrv.' us that gentleman Mexican war, when most of the officers
was now speaking. - were receiving brevet tides. We happen-
- - a... . . -J I a. I . 1 a. - I a.. 11 -at.
"Is that Mr. Henry i said the ais- ed to tie present, anu were loieraieu uy
turber of the meeting. ' Thunder! that them as a. mere boy, when a discussion
ean't be Mr. Henry! Wby that's the arose among them as to tithe. Our favor
little cujis that told me to holler. ue and Mentor, whose words were then
... I our oracles, aud who had received a bre-
IX THE County. It is seldom vet for gallant and meritorious services,
damns of the Southerner an- said : : . "The true title of an American
.i cri.ntlefo.in is Mister. It is. wheu worthy
nounce so many aeatus as tney now repur B--7---. . .
as having takeJ place since the last issue, worn, above any that can be confessed by
7 , v . i r - piiuce or potentate, or won by military or
During the past week three of our most 1, aud wllile l sual. degerve
frPnPfTia rTnTTlfi TimnrailCe CO W7rfrKGZ wlrt,,f men so far as to merit that
Georgia Home insurance UO. the priB8fifld vigor of manhood, have tftk, eQFui.di8tant from disgusting familiari-
passed to theirhnal account viz : -essr8. . andeerviIe flaltt, am contcnt.'
James J. wrence, J arret . nue ana a - time wg Lave 8ct a bi h valuC
J. JJaniCI, eacu uiguiy reep-cicu mvii
that the col
seats by the sudden stoppage of the train
with a terrific crash. The first sensation
was one of horror at the total darkness
and unknown extent of the danger. Then
the carriages began to fill with smoke.
The heat soon became like that of an oven.
Three of the passengers were mortallv
wounded, and many others were severely
injured, and their groaus and cries were
aggravated by the t..neks of the other
passengers, many of whom were women.
Without lizht. almost without air, and
helpless, the. passengers remained wedged
in the tunuel, with ihe burden train with
which they had collided, f.nr five hours,
when six engines sent lioai Modine drag
gedabe trains asunder.
Of COLUMBUS, Ga,
;Jscorporated,1850. Cahtal. $350,000
J. RHODES BROWNE, President,
D. F. WILLCOX, Secretary.
All Losses Equitably Adjusted
i Property owners desWn? to obtain reliable In
surance will do well to protect themselves by
securing a Policy in " Georgia Home Insurance
j Co." Agencies at prominent points in all the
' Southern States.
J. ALLEN BROWN, Agent,
ii Office No. 2, Granite Row,
! April 2- 72. ly Salisbury, N.-C.
Marriage Oriificaf toe salo her. I Bjiblime and joyful event
upon our only American title of nobility
that simple, but expressive little word,
Mister ! - HicJimund Enquirer
All this is very sensible especially
what the Enquirer says about the now
aornewhat autiauated title Mister. It is
enough, as has been suggested by ih
Appeal to disgust any decent or distios
i .:.!.. .!...
A Merriden (Conn.) dentin .nnouaces p'f'" f '
.1 . T ytrH .loin lUQICaiCU UUUUI mo nvc.v.,
Chlt " w ST Z e.nh .Vain nt J, been proe.ila.ed to ,he use of ,Ue bM,.i
V.1 3 .-v n creatures that ever crawled iu the cess-
i nave u.ppycu . "7,,C.lVVn en effort pools of party. In NjrUi Carolina some
rM" the mS ignorant and stupid of fellows
io wrowiui.u rur : ' 1 ;,;
teilin? character of mind and disposition.
During the same period of one week
several yonng children, and also several
resnectable colored people have died.
making a grand total for that length of
time that is truly appalling. j.ur.
tiave been dignified with the title of "Hon
An Infidel Sund-if Sehrtol The Bal
A CIIALUKAN ACCOUNT OF TnE
The Lnudon Dii7 TdgrojX baa re
ceived from Mr. Ceorge SmUk, of lbs
llnlisb Museum, the subjoined ccouut of
the accord of the deluge, which, as was
announced;a day or two ago, be ba lately
deciphered from the Assyrian DObcaroU:
'The cuneiform inscription which I
htte rt-milly found and translated girt
a lo4ig full account of lb deluge. It con-
" . a . . a
tains the version or tradition of this event
h:th existed in the early Chaldean pe-
j:od of ther city of Lrecu (one of the
cities of Nimrod.) now represented by the
a WW I V . 1 M .
rums oi vtarka. in uu ocwit bt-
The Evcnsville Journal says: "A
younfir man naiaea Hiueri. a renaem oi
Sullivan, was married yesterday to a Miss
Well of this city. Miss Well was a stead
fast Jewess, and, as a coudition precedent
to her acceptance of him, Mr. bbert had
to renounce Christianity and become a
bliever in Judaism. He submitted te
the rite of circumcision about two weeks
ago, and was formally accepted as a child
ot Israel before his marriage."
Residexce of Santa Clats. Rev.
T. V. Moore, I). D , of Richmond, in one
of his leiteis from Switzerland, published
recently in the Richmond Whig, say- that
in his journey fiom Alpnacht to Hiienz
there w.is one point of interest to every
lover of children, lie says : "Wepassid
very near the residence of the famous St.
Nicolaus Von der Fleu, whom every child
knows under ihe name of Santa Claua,
Kriss Kriukle, or St. Nicholas. He lived
very near this road and was in early life
a soldier ; in later, a Councillor of Sute ;
and for many years m hermit, and living
as he did so near the lime when Christiani
ty was introduced into Germany, he be
came after his death, the patron eaiut of
Germany, and nearly every hut in tht
Uulerwalden district has a portrait of
"Brother Klaus," as he is usually called
by the peasantry of Germany. I suppose
few of the saiuts ou ihe roll of canoniza
tion has as enviable an amount of rever
l rs j riMd' kj rw raie j t-in'vi a - - -
timore American publishes an account of I cred inacption the account of the del age
It is stated that Mr. Charles Dickens,
Jr., will vis't 'his country uext spring.
Ex-Piesident Johnson will establish
his residence at Nashville, Tenn.
The country scat of the late Jas, Gor
don Bennett, at Fort Washington, is ad.
rcTtjeed to let.
an infidel Sunday school from whkh is
carefully excluded all acknowledgement
of Chriel as the Saviour of mn and all
recoguiiion of the remission of sins thro
His deth on the cross. The American
remarks thai " there are several uchSun
a !- a
d.iv schools iu this city, aud their growiu
J af r '
illustxales the remark of the Rtv. Dr
Uoge in his eloquent address ou Saturday
night that " the literature of lie world is
thoroughly pervd-d row with infidelity,
and ihe religious element is being more
and more eliminated from institutions of
Scotch Juries. l be N. Yoik World
think' il would be a good thing to intro
duce Scolh practice into our criminal code
I That is, in jury trials, let the majority
decide. Under lbe Scotch svtern an
accused cannot have a la
m a a
belore the trial comes
ence and love as that given by thousands J grand jury, but the trial takes place on
of little loving hearts that devonltv trut the indictment ot the prosecuting othcer
in the benignant kindness at Christmas
times of good old Santa Claus.
Fifteen men make a inrv,
ties for going to higher courts on legal
quibbles are reduced to minimum.
is put as a narrative in on zaouia i
Xisuthros, or Noah. II relates the wick
edr.ess of the world, the command la build
the ark, its building, tbe filling ef it, the
deluge, ihe resting of tbe ark a mountain.
the s nding out of the birds, and other
matters. The narrative has a cloeer re
semblance to lbe account transmitted by
the (J reeks from Berosos, the Chaldean
historian, than to lbe , Biblical history ;
but ii doe not differ materially from ei
ther The principal differences are a
to the duration of lbe dt lore, tbe name
of the mountain on which the ark rested,
the sending out of the birds, etc Tke
cuneiform account u much ionrrr and
fuller than that of Bcrosns, and has sev
eral details omitted both by th Bible and
lbe Chaldean historian, litis inscription
opens up many questions cf which we
vcr till 15 days kD0WJ roxlnS ralj, ind it I coo-
. U ti,.,. . Al nected with a number of other details X
on. i nere is no i , . , .,, , ....
Uhaldean history wuku win be ooia in
teresting ani important. This is the
first lime any inscription !aj been found
wiih an account of an event mentioned
in Gtnes s.
md the f-tcili-1
an liU life an
e r i . i . ,i i . i I A Printer Lrd Mayor ot London. SirS.lnrv
OI Virtual TUB, WIV3 UlUUtlllli IUC AOIIUUil.p , . 1 I vf ... I . I
, r c ii ci I aterlow, the new Lord Major of Londu,
yesieruay, oy vapi. iw. o. uarris, onrnu I bej;
of Cabarrus county, nacon is about 02!
years of age, a school teacher by profes
sion and has a wife and nine children.
Tke cause of his insauity is unknown.
It W Terr evident that if lh Forty -acre 4
f ,-!grea rt fnea a reoral asarteal the Forty
third will not grant it. la tLU prraent llous
apprentice in a printing I ,w. r i. . m.ioriiT in favor of uch a aUtv tmtl
office , went topari- to seek work as a compos- I lbe requUita iwo-thirda are lacking ; ia U
itor, and for some time waa i mplored at Galig-
nam a. Then he returned to Ioodon and join
ed his father and brother in a little shop, vkich
rradnally grew into a large and wealthy euab-!
next a pruacriptiv tvo-thirda U alnaMf as
A fine drove of hog from T
tbrrurh Charlotte en Monday.