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VOL. IV. THIRD SERIES.
SALISBURY Nl C., : J UARY 1G, 1873.
- PUDL1SUKD WEEKLY ;
Ji J. BftUNER,
. 1 proprietor nd Editor.
J. J. STEWART,
fcATES OF SCBCHIPTION
b l!AK,.pyWi,1 advance. ,...$2.00
Six Months, " j : ..w.. 1.00
5 Cope to ooei addreis, . . . . ; ...10.00
tiieconvictin of stokes.;
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v ;:i;;;J ,N18.-VHOLE Kp.,8o8.
SCENES IS .TUBiCOTOTrBOOai.
Tftc DeaA Sentence Pr6nounced Great
: , ' 4 lExcittment m New York.
The rwiult of theffeecond trial of Ed
ward Stokes for ?hei murder of James
TTT.T. T I 1
telesrraph. , VVe co
the New fork jooroals :
From the San.
n briefltr fpnnrta hv OtokM, what hare too to say w
p4 some details from tenc4 of dealh' should not be pronounced
Court: Chambers with his counsel and. re
Jative$-k'! 4yfvi-iJi --ya I:: . ,
. MONDAY'S PROCEEDINGS
From the Commercial Adrertuer.
'A ! WHAT THE P&ISOHSK SAID. .
Me. Spiirks, the clerk, bavin? intimated
to thi prisoner that he must now tand up,
asked him in a loud voiceV"Edward Si
any one,; an4 it ieems probable that he 1
will contmue.to mamtam the same retU
alter a Tew I moments
hia unhappy jbrother.
pen now, and cannot fail to happen, un-
les President Rrant will IiaM VW A
. His brother appeared bowed dowr( forced conhjca4ion of property in Louisiana '
grief and sympathy. -He retired folio wed swiftly by a general emigration
wuu 1 01 in wnues, win tbrow tbe mootbs of
AN AMERICAN AUTOCRAT, y?
It will surprise most of our readers to
be . informed that we -hire a Kior in
'America, , a moriareh as absoluta as the
the Miesiasinni into thi tv.wr i iK. 1 Vwi ot -"nssia, u.on6n tie name U not
. ii 1 i I found in the Almanach de Ootha. and his
NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRG IN- for tbe commercial interests of the North, dominions are not larger tUu tbose of
west-to bare Franee, or 8paio,or Great 01 ;u.0. ?V"M T"?"0. ""
Briuin,or the Southern Confederacy in wyltaisb.
control of the Lower MiMiMmnLf L J of an Interesting article in Ltppincotrs
HEAD & SOOT STONES, &0.
F I JOHN H. BUIS i
! rilENDEUS bis eompIimenU to his friends
. Jl and the public, and in thi method would
I far meeting demands, In bis line of business.
lie is now prepared 1 to mnnnn 1 an kinds 01
Grave' Stones, from the cheapest Head Stones,
to the cotliet monuments. Those ; prefeting
tries and very cotly works not on hand, can
! ; be accommodated on short time, strictly in ao
. eordance with Apecitications, drafts, and tbe
j, terms of the contract. Satififuction pnaran-
j teed, lie will not be undersold, Korth or
I 800th. Orders wlicied. Addresa, .
i J7;tf . ' JOaX H. BUIS. Salisbnrv.
At ten minutes pat eleven (Saturday plied, after a brief pause, in a low and
night) a gentleman ektiered the court-room somewhat complaining tone of voice i I
and said to Mr. lowiaend, one of Stokes have only ! lb say, I am innocent of ! the
' IA TROOPS. -
C6l. S. D; Pool, editor of the Newbern
nnnn vau fnr th orim nf -rnn ianA I Journal of Commerce, in onotiner the -on.
convicted! 1 f I elusion of Gen. Early's letter in renlv to P1'1 is.the al and practical question
iri - i . - I I nnVlt Hint 'I'liii ,a mmm U ...k-JI
sne prisoner, loowng on vacancy, re: Uen. Kufus BarrinEer, says: . ; tttiirATA VM?. rTw,eu ISutes about seventeen i veari 'ih: and
Is. 1 I . ' I 1MH11CS1 CUlCKBn LDKL III immM1UU V MfTI.l . o
io home to roost. - .1 . und Grmsu eobny near Pertland,
Domingo in control there? ff. f TV J u
Saxony, but emigrated to the United
counsel, "Don't bel too
crime for which I now stand, convicted.
I did hot intentionally violate any of the
0 5 We admire the grand old Roman, and
cannot blame him lor tafcuig up the cud-
JTbe levee at New Orleans T a ereat
I Oregon. lie setups so-called commanistic
rule In his settlement, but as far as be
concerned it is thoroughly
monocratic He obtained the land gratis
W. A. HATS.
C. BEYCE SILL.
sanguine, iie 1 crime for which I now stand convicted. rto ,"T1',,s"wfPivl,,l UIUY PWi'"BU..OM Decn "erverai umes piayea . . .
prepared, for, the. w&st.X The verdict is j I did not intentionally violate any of the Pute; As a. Worth Carolinian, wer are for with unscrupulous tut skilful cards. .
murder in the first Qegree.,
- At a onarter Dast eleven Mr. Soar'
the clerk, entered from an inner room.
His unsual radiants lace was gloomy and
saa. v dit x ownseno eaia r
r"Sparksj what is he verdictr
I "Murder in the first degree," was
Lri i iinr x&iin w rr i -'jb invariL wir n var ninri :m n l w v m u i inn iimsi ii a
Before Mr. Towifeend could leave' the had' never fired off. when the inrv all V16 reT,ve UD"n8 01 0Qr Drave. mn'l or
Miirt nuim Ia nrna L tK ,;. fnr tKw . t i,- fi. ;,i, to we tear to discuss llie conauct of our
rf-'r . " uh nil uitu .. wat-c, " I C,., TT..JI- , V1 . . U.JJ .:.U .U- - . . r.l -
areaaini wsue tne omcers ot tne court en- Colonel FeUows. 1 have only to say if r .7 i; XV! .1 " . rdVi - L bands, and
tara1 Sw Ia n am. 4 I a. .1' ; - " - A . I a T . i:uJ I v juas V a v wux o u v st uv ivil I v r- ajca llTC a T UliUamail B1IU UIU I .
witu luiiuncuu; io.jWjujrjuB ttfc.cuu- luai luieniew is xruef .uai x uercr ureu 1 r u j a ol a u j j , . . I pro bit k a endures as lone & iba iorcr-
ants. IThen the prisoner walked in with that nistol off at Sarato'n. and that it ?e8Ure f, her duty. She sent to the tected puaey and wrecking upon the J.S " if ,.n5lf Uft3
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a farmtreadand ani ndaunted bearing never has been discharged by me but " -6- '"t---' satisfactory he get. back hi. capital with
surrounded by his jtriends. Stokes took twice. I know that all the testimony . i"" " t Gnt intent, bat with uro rati share, of
.-;. i i rt . i '. ... . .1 - . .. - . nif pnnivirnt tn wvfutv.inrpfi nr tinr I - . . - - -
ms accusiomea piaoe ana nis relatives sat given for the defence was viewed ligbtiy . -i- " , 1 ,v ; .
laws of khe iland. ; I would also, like to Pa V e grear recora maae, by our n can make many people rich, bot.it can Ir.rT JJrTlI
k: 1 y.i;i,f i nf t.v. WW,, a Bw,er8 durg - We believe make many more people poor. The gold T .".V-.T"? V15r !
l rVVmfif thfr tarors. ' Mr. i tbem . to be second, to KOXE who shed that flows into the' coffers" of the negroes V?' V
BowlesVl think it is in which be' stated & r ?,hSV T H & af Ncw t leaM ,!- .hWofUer
I . ..." ... ... . .. I rinna flputlu nnnil tlm "In.t'o.iilD " Tnlrhtrin. Ii Jmm. lTl, V.1 J - it. I "VI UUUfc mill. UD UO lOUDUAUOQ
to tbe reporter mat It wouWDe Dfcttertnat rrr:"i" j 1 rj i I . V V i .MT ,l"u',r of si crosDeroua eommonitT. tie has some
I should hoi have gone upon the stand: nttmbe"; m!.d,"& fTTT H1 lndB,ue,: 0 J,nlLerwr: V11 tta kn'SwTIT
the and the reason washat I testified to the ery on; the fi Jd of b.ttle they were Jyet .come to pass indeed, that the farmers Sf
nil ms m nii n Tin wn Tiar nn ninnneiinn i ni i nnrvia w r m at mm. m amm. i r j j
ib a i v vmM ve w v iiv usw V Moosvsfl ua l
, , .1- p .- .
' : OA TiTSSTJTXTr, IT. C.
Hating purchased the contents of the
Drug; Store formerly occupied by"Dr7
Edward Sill. Wei respectfully call the at
tention of the Citizens of Salisbury and
the surroundincr country, to the new ar
rangement, and inform them that we will
continue to carryjon the business at the
same place, and the same excellent way,
We will endeavoij to keep on hand all the
various goods the people may need per
tainiug to our line; and therefore hope
by strict attention to bucinees, to receive
niioerai patronage. .
Physician's Orders Prompt
ly. Attended To.
port the protected monopolies of PennsyT- dl. be mrnges and (has s a pries L .
VaniaandNewEgnland; will be further , trtr7 man who comes to the vidlage
..aa -,:.u .t. . . to live most put all his money into Kelt's
put an nis money
is then taken on trial.
down facing the jurors. . The, Judge en j by the; jury.
Li i t i iir.n
- - . - .. . - nn piminn 11 ir 1 1 m i i .iiiit I mr- i I v npii.
w i n'yri iTiii i itmh k r: t l inpm .nmir.ui v i m ri I h i I iihi i n I nr., -
i ieei convmcea oi n. i . , , . , . f
know nublic clamor has-been raised from iVl 7 ,eB,uretu:uk
1' THE vERDICT. .
Then amid the most solemn silence the
twelve jurymen fild in and seated them
selves The awful I conclusion at which
they had arrived ;cbuld be read in their
t .1 :. i .i.v r. j I
the frequent murders in New York city. "w jT" " Among the decisions of:the United
I know that the Evidence of Thomas us Ption) and by ' voluntary . enl st- 8 5 announoed in
. . - . a i iiifii ia stills- KpitL iiKr rfinmpiua. iiiili. ilii i
Hart, on which I was couvicted, ts false, I , f I Washington
. , . c . . i ' . t I standing the terriblo depletion they no-1 . t .i
and manufactured from first to last, and I , kl, ... JA. interest to tl
ueiiCTB lue orosecuiiou &new it. iur jmo
of b?ttle rendered
i their trict Attorney Garvin never alluded to it "l TTU
called, When addressing the Jury, on the last trial. gJJJJJ'
laces.;! x.acn juror s name
with the usual response.
Then the Judge turned toward them,
and in a low, clear Voice asked : "Gentle- J Judge Board man then, fixing his eyes
men, have you agreed on a vir&ict V I upon the prisoner, thus addressed him
1 he foreman ofitbejury arose, and said, I Edwp.rd S. Stokes, you have been defend-
'Wn hova ' i I I J U An.Inct.n' xnnii,.! Willi
Clerk of the Court : Gentlemen of the I extraordinary skill and devotion. You
inry, rise. Prisoner, stand up. Uentle-1 have been supported and sustained oy tne
men ot tne jury, pqoK upon tne prisoner. I sympatny ot loving relatives ana araen.
Prisoner, look upon the iurv. What sav I friends.! All that wealth, affection, or
a ' m ar m ' i . r
A SISTER'S. ANGUISH.
carefully compounded hy
and competent Druggists day or
;V p. ' -13 ly
bama. in South C
in Kentucky, in Maryland, in Pennsyl
vania, from tbe seaboard to the mountains,
in her ovn toil, and everywhere in
brave old Virginia where a battle was
fought, a victory lost or won. or where a
hospital was estalisied or a tent pitched.
Their bones lie in every place where Con
federate prisoners w ere buried, lier maim
The latter holds the common purse and
buys all kind, of soppl.es, which are
furniehed free to the people. Ale design
nates everybody, employment, rives new
yesterday was one of general I married couples their houses, and has
the whole people of the nation I everything his own way. He has the
, - .i i i ana special imuorc&uce u me ciiiteu vi wc i aisisuiacc oi a ixaru oi Xj.acrs,
glorious by their gaU . JV r T r j .u. sj . I . . t nl
f Tl aU it,.' ..( rlt I xacmc eioub. l.cuiiunura vuc juugmcu. iu ar lar as no cuooaes. ids
.ui. d .wvdo v. i ,i .f : ri . .i.:u l. t..i. .
;-, ii IUI IUTJ IU1C1IU1 UUUII lli.U tUDMlUCU tu I IUIUI CUTCf IWCUtT irC.HUI,
. IT- i 'P I mtr- ui tun um.o ui uoiuuiuw vr am h" I Kics, iuu sis tuimtiTCiT
ruiiua, iu ichuwiw. ,,, v :.t.u t .: 1 tr.u. c 1 lit., j :
1 AXC5 HANDS BELOW. r
1 A good story is . told .of a parrot who
had always lived on board a ship, bat whe
escaped at one ef the Southern ports and
took refuge in a cburch. ouon afterward.
be congregation assembled, and the mu-"
later began preaching to them la his earn
est fashion, saying there was ho virtue in
tbem, that every one or them would go to
hell unless they speedily repented, just
as be spoke tbe sentence, ep spoke the
parrot from his hiding place: .;. .- . . t .
"All hands below!" .
To say that "all bands" rere startled
would be a mild way of patting it. The
peculiar voice and , unknown, source bad
more effect on them thau ahe . parson's
voice ever bad. He waited a moment
and then, afchade or two pata be repeat
ed tbe warning, j j t
"All bands below 1 again rang oat
from somewhere, j .
The preacher started from bis purpit,!
and looked anxiously around. Inqured If -
aaynocy oaa spoaen.. '? " j.
"All bands below !" was theoaly reply,!
at which the entire panic-stricken cougro- -gation
rot up. and a momest afier. thert
all bolted fr the doors, the preacher trvj
ing to be the nrt j oat, and .daring the,
time the mischevioas bird kept up his yell-)
ing. - ,
"All hands below 1- t I.
There was one old lady who W"as lame, and
could not get out as quickly as tbo others,'
and in a short time she was; left entirely
alone.- Jatt as she was about to bobble
out, tbe parrot flew down, and, alighting '
on.ber shoulder, again yelled in her ear t
All bands below 1 j 1 .
"No, no, Muter Davil Pi shrieked the;
old lady, "you can't mean me. 1 dou
belong here; I go to the ether church '
across the wsy." , t '
i lnt.tatjk fhn I ' i
th3 great of Congress. The claim of one ia now xty years old) his heirs would A Urocer in kixxc aavenieeo "int
Hatchings to pre-emptive right in a part get all his property and bis subjects be Pcar anicacics oi iue wbh
of the Park being thus defeated carries left out in the cold ; but it is likely that flavored and hussaniatog leaf oJ
with it all the similar claims, and the de- he will take some steps to prevent saeh a m " iimner vaiaay ; uw mot c-
-1 i ' I s ii a I a tKAnivh rrf lass A 1 SI neWW Af
jiaMn en at ti sAei i f i fi a Tef rlt ia. n e vti i mm I & m 1 1 awam at ff h a sv t m w t iAes I iur. suw u. aa uvs d tv j . w
libiuu tuoutvo mM u w a.vaav ova vvaawM i icauib. m.a aaaa VTCuaBB iiig iaiu la v m aw w a
voo. Pentlfimen of the iurr 1 Do von find inn.t rnnld do for von has been we 1 ea are mmo?t ue ney are cu ,u ewerjr
w. ' O. F 1 w jf . w - I ef . ..1 lAAAlifw a k 1 erhAnsVos aaAn thaw mci hlvv
the prisoner atthd bar, Edward S. Stokes, arid cheerfully done. A jury carefully ,vv""-' "p
p-niltv or not ?uiltv 1 . - , .pIpp of ntel ie-ent and nnriffht pentle- I '"w -"b
O J O TJl ' .,....-, D ' "t o. p .
foreman of thd Jury: Guilty of mar- I men, have listened patiently and kindly
der in the first degree., I to your own account of this mod terrible
act, as well as to the other evideuce tuat
has been put in on your behalf, i hey
A piercing waiil that made men's have found you guilty of murder m the
blood curdle andl their hearts leap, rote first degree, the higheRt crime known to
from the croup' ilhkt clustered round the jour laws; in having caused the death of
. Prescrivtians accurately and prisoner;, and the head of the Lorror-strick- James Fisk, J r., one year ago to-day.
- ,, " , , , j. f en gifl, fiotn whqse bosom the anguished The verdict was wrung from their judg
tat i .i i 2 t j: :. 1
liar men ouuuiu ne iear uibuuboiwu , . ,, , -. , - . . .- , . ,
Ijei H go on. Jjei mo wuuio truiii lto wiu. i, . , - i i.
. ? , ., ., u . i. l less scenery from the cupidity of lawless
California acts as trustee, the preservation prosperous and apparently happy under
of that region of surpassing natural beau his dominion, and the iron hand of dea
ty as a national public pleasure ground, potism carefully concealed by the velvet
Thus confirmed in Us authority, Califor I glove.
nia win, it is to do nopea, taae lmmeaiaie
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and cflective steps to stop an trespass upon v0T Geverallt Ksows. Martin
the ehoulder(of J ment not prompted by their hearts. I am
cry was rent, leill npon
her doomed brother. Horace Stokes sure I do each juror but justice in eaysng
buret into a passionate .flood of tears, and I that, and iu assuring you that their con
the other relatives of the HNfated prisoner currence. in this verdict was the most
seemed; like, men thunderstruck. I painful act of their liveaJ That result is
The jnry were polled by request of the not the fruit of enkindnces to yon, but of
prisoner's counsel . ho sooner had the juet reepect for, and obecieuce to the !v.
last niiatn aiTswerOdj 'yes" to the question I The evidence in the cace, ever, your cvrn
.8 i 1 . . i.
tnan we prisoner, j erect ana arm, turnea saneuou , ine.r couu.,u .:u jm...u . reide Boiae idea of how some of
-liia fjiA full nnokilll r Kiuh vim at nnn I thpir vprHtct. I am not P.nnr.innS. BO tar
time had been hjsjcoansel in a civil case, as I 'am personally concerned that I ! the people of Louisiana "accept" the situ
"Mr. Beach'ithe prisoner said slowly have : erred in any respect . againct you alio n :
and in a full-tonsed voice, "you have done I during the progress of the tnarr I havs .0 lauguage can convey a distinct and
recently written hy one of the moet dis
(agreed on the verdict, testimony, I am .cenctrained to Relieve, .. pj !enliemen nf tie gonth will
, erect and firm, turned sanctions their conclusion and justmee i . .
3 I . - I viva rtiif rprtPrfi
Go into detail?, if need be; but let the
discussion be conducted m a proper spir
it. VTlwt we, as North Carolinians, may
write touchiug the part borne by onr gaU
laut compatriots ehall be written not be
cause we ibve Virginia or other States
lees, hut because we love North Carolina
Van Buren is the only man who held tbe
office of Preaident, V ice President, Minis
ter to England, Governor of bis own State,
and member of both houses of Congress.
Brazil, and the a pices, sugars and luscious
fruits of the Antilles ; ibe lagared coodl-
menta and the blood enriching wines Of
the Mediterran, and the salt-cured and
brain renewing fish of our own stormy
gulf." What he mana to say is that be
sella tea, coffee, and codfish, cheap far
cash. ; f
remember the atate-
"LOUILlANA ACCEPTS THE SIT
The following extracta which we are
permitted to make from a private letter
settlers who would divert to their own
pront tne common property oi too nauon. , member 0f bolU honsea of Congress. Our readers will
Another decision ol a claim npon the gov- Thom.8 n Benton is the only man who ment of crossroads politicians and politics
ernment lor sugar seized in uisana our- ba3 he,d ft eeat in the y g Senate for demagogues generally, that the public
ing the war will effectually shut the door of thirt conBecative years. The only in-t debt was abont being reduced by Grant,
inu x leaourj ugamrt a viaD3 u. ri,uw.. stance of father and eon in the Senate at in a very remarkable degree, and the rn-
the came time is that of the Hon. Henry ferenee- drawn that probably the oldest
Dodge, Senator from Wiaconsin, and person io the country might ee the Na-
Augustus C. Dodge, Senator from Iowa, tional debt extinguished, totally Now
General James Shields is the ouly man we have it from tbe Secretary of tne
whoever represented two States in the Treasury that the public .debt instead, of
United States Senate. At one time he bein? decreased, has i7creased upwards
Affairs in Massachusetts The Burn' was Senatorfrom Illiuois, and subsequent, of one million and a half of dollars, do-
cd District in Boston. Monday last was J i Senator from Minnesota. John Quin- ring the last month. Salem Press.
a general municipal inauguration aay cy Ajain8 beld a position under the Uov
throughout Massachusetts, and the beads ernment during every Administration
of government in all tbe principal cities from that of Washington to that of Polk,
nreseutcd their slates, showing an account faring which he died. He had been
current of thoir indebtedness, treasury Minister to England, member of both
baknees and other local matters in the vmigeg 0f Congrss. Secretary of State,
localities. '1 he most interesting .j pre-;,!.,, of the United Sutea. Hi
who have neither law, justice nor equity on
their side, who failing in contraband trade
with rebels, now ask tbe United States
to pay, not only their losses, bnt the pro
fits they hoped for. N. Y. Herald.
Belting is immoral, but bow can the
man who bets be worst than the man who
is no better t
UPWARDS OF FIFTY FIRST PRE-
. MlUMS artd Gold and Silver Medals
1 were awarded! to Chalks M. Stieff
for the best piauos in competition
- ' Vitb k) tne leading manufacture,
ers I of the country.
OfSce and! Hew Warerooms, 1
Xo. 9 XrtthLrbaiy St., . BALTIMORE, Md.
The StieflTs Pianos contain all the latest im-
pruvements to bo found in a first-clans KaUo,
wito aumuonai luiprovcmeius ui m wu iu
vention, not to ho found in other instruments.
Thi ttme, touch and finish of their instru
ments cannot be excelled by any inanufa'ctur-
. ed. ' ' ';, r .. -. ; 1
A large assortment of second-hand Pianos
aiwaynon band, from $75 to $3U0.:
,Parlor and Church Orpans, some twenty dif-
- ferent styles on hand from $50 and upwards.
jV Send lot Illustrated Catalogue, containing
names, of over twelve hundred Southerners
(five hundred of which areJ Virpiniaris, two
hondred North Carolinians, one hundred and
-' . fifty Eat TennesHean. and others throughout
the South), who have bought the Stieff Piano
, . since the close of the wlar. ' i
: ; l J. ALLEN BROWN, A pent,
- 22;40t . : ' 1 Salisbury, N. C j
venous localities, i ue most loirreeunc ..j , .nt ot the United Mate., lie
your work well J ! I hope you have beeu endeavored, in all cases of doubt, to give ! complete idea of the condition in which we R.tu piven iu this mass of etatistics are j;C(i while a member of the Uonse of
you the fc-enem ot suen gouw. ao me mm una m. uarui u, uiu thcs3 tarnished by the Mayor ot uosion, Rporcgenutives.
per sank slowly into his remains the painful duty of pronouncing ' out of a hundred wno are not verging to Dau.- fd tQ the laU couflgration jn that ' m
cu7. u u,,, ,u JourncitofLirc.Ttn thousand hu
man beings set forth together on their
j we l paid for it.? j
i Then the prigoi
seat. ! Mr. Beaehimade no renly. ' the iudgment cf the law," not alone as a
Mr Fellows exnLiiaed that he had re- i nuniehmeut of vour crime, but also that
fused 'to try tbe lease unless Mr. Beech
and Sfr. Fuller-tan were jassociated with ling frotn your ead, cuhappy fate. So
him. I Thev hak consented to ioin him at I vbnn and attractive i:i person, with so
utcv. Uur courts ot justice are
crropt;on ; our Governor is a youag mulat
to who lately was a barber cn a steamboat.
The majority in our Legislaturo is composed
of ignorant plantation negros, wha do not
kcow even bow to read tud write, and the
minority h made up of whits carpct-bagrers
and without any ifee from any member of greater is my sorrcw to- realize the tin- j wLo pre infiuitely more tecpicable and inor
Colonel risk s lzmy. merited anguisn you nave Drougni upon , uiu,uhc.; -u " .-..:..
The prisoner hlf arooe and sweeping the yoar family and friends. Your disgrace ; When witnessing such a parody of repebu-
airwh his c4cH, said: , eflect upon them who are pur
"ifr. Fellowi,!say that they were lured your dishonor caets an. unjust but mevtta- Mgt,inbfy. 66uch a profane carkaiu e of the
by Jay Gould.l (Please say that." 1 hie stam upon their truth and virtue, it Luinau race, one ;3 teicpted to beli. ve iathc
I I - - I II 9 frltrtllttM PWPV tO IP.ave VGCf laClllV ,V, Va t-tnV a frru
rf i IN COURT 6pectrQ tha deatUaaslone cm make if aCerds rr.erriment to tbe North, h death
eldom known. You could T vanish. 'Twere idle if it were potsible ' ta ca. A houe worth 2o,000 tLrea yciro
nd stirring the I for me to trace the path from innacence to ago vroila not 6ell new for go.UKJ. l eveu.
.rim to te 1 the tale of enrestrjiined Dae- count u a ma wouia oeCiver.. ?emvti.
i .L..3 I I r i j . :. t . lature nistoriau oi i-iOU'.aiai:a ra.tn
tF . i . I . . . . r, . nlni-k Ina auiil from & bUZZHra a wiuc auC
to move. j the law gives you be devoted to rejection .., . ., . , , ... mrA K;. t
Stokes , stood and conversed with his Upon the pact and repentance fcr your u. th (wh fhall uttemnt to affix tbe
Presently he turned again to J tins, Ihd in preparation for the great ceal 0fjufA,ny to the filthy anl stinking r-
ana saia : i change ho terriDiy near to you. uo uot cords ot Dassine eveuts. 1 his is getting w
It seems that the extent of territo
ry burned over covered about 65 acres ;
i , l . :ll! J... 1
wtoie nuraoer oi nuuaings ucoirujcu, . , nnm
77;,; value of personal PPtJ ' a Jtbrd have disappeared. At the middle
buildings destroyed 873 591,000, and he of w bQt
number ot nve loci, 14, seven oi tne f ... . , V.tr mnA
was snch as ia
bear it as you. neat the wi
trees' of the forfait. Theu
ward Mr. Beach
Georgia Home Insurance Co.
Of COIiUMBUS, Ga.
Jcoar6aATn,1850. .Capital $350,000
J. RHODES BROWNE, President,
D. F. WILL0OX, Secretary.
And Promptly Paid in Full
Property owners desiring to obtain reliable In
aarancewill do! well to protect themselves by
aeeurihg a Policy In t ieorgia Home Insurance
k ITyuiiuou JVIUW IU MIS
J. ALLEN jeROWN, Agentj
Office No, 2j Crtnite Row,
April 25, '71 ly Salisbury,' N. C
Co. : Agencies
of lives locf, 14, seven of the
number being ren.en. Boston baa a
debt of over 200,000,000; Worcester,
$2,637,910 Cambridge, ' 8,185,843 ;
Lynn, $1,508,000; Lowell, $1,718,124 ;
Che'.sca, $1,362,700; Charlestown, $1,
105,7;7 all the oth-rs owing less than
a in.. cctq
a inuiion oomuicrTiiiv;, mm iu ' I natriarcha
334 indebtedness, being the next highest. Y , .
,. , t t I cimmif hllll
There ficmres show an increase of muicipal , ,
.... . i . i . .i
iridebteanes' iu cacn city, out at iu euic
time 't h ett rdd with an increased de
greo of prosperity iu eve.y case. Every
thing ceems to be vigorous and'progress
ivo in the Old Bay Ma;e. N. Y. Herald.
Sad Accident.- We regret to learn,
faster, as the ranks grow thinner, they
that remain till now become weary, and
lie down and rise no more. At three score
and ten a baud of some four hundred yet
atruggle on. At ninety these have been
reduced to a handful of thirty trembling
Year after year they fall in
g numbers, uue lingers, per
haps, a lonely marvel, till the centurv is
over. We look again, and tbe work of
death is finished.
'Fan bim with your booti," ia said-by
those familiar with tbo subject to be the
lateat thing in 'slang. M '
A Georgia authoress haa written anov
el, in which Alexander U. Stephens sp.
pears as the hero. j
At. Elmira female College the fair
"aopbe" have interdicted tbe wearing of
falee hair and bustles by tbe fVeahwoman.
A connle were recently married! in
Naugatuck, Conn , three hours after their
first introduction to each' other.
The editor of the Knoxville Press baa
unpleansant feeling toward, the' Chtvni
cle man, and, as a result; one gnes armed
with a aione in a stocking, and the other
carries a cheese knife down hi. neck.
. I. .
Variety wedding. Shave been intro
duced into Hhode I.lanc. They take the
yW should be satisfied for delude yourself, with .uncertain hopes of be a new Santo Domingo, from which ry J tj,4t c Utile daughter ot our fellow citizen,
you ihave-doneNour work well " I nardon or clemency. - i honest intelligent member of the Crncasion
i. m s a , ! . : a m m a
Rir. riea.en annearea irreativ eicuru iu i rnvira n. rLoite.s. in ooeuicnce 10 mo . " 10 -.' i-
. ., ... m , ,
said, "I am noUatisfied, Mr. Stokes." requirements of the law, this court orders I " jw ru,?f PJ"
A . z . . j. Li e.-i.. ' .l j I 3 j. .-t.- l. ' rvertv ia to be taxed to death hy our African
x uemena. o. j-H"-"-. ana a rects tnat you oe ar. Mi8tl. It ia better to abandon what it
ana uur. i remain morea w iuu uneoucr b ensway ; oi wi onerin oi ipc vuj wiu ,
i -j w.i Mni ia . ii riH heui Diauui ui unucuuikf auv
ide One of f be jurors leaned over and County of New York, to the prison from , w,v:n- 0D to tbe rcilit? of dis-uiaed coa-
said: ; 1 whence you came, and that you be there f Mation. it is the part of wiadm to renounce
and burdetaome delusion. 1
riwlit to NttA tliatJair. -
e"T " . : n ' ..
District Attorney D'ellows
. 1. w
all over, you
. Juryman :
have mercy on your soul I
Mr. Tremala, I hope that you do' not Iconfiued in close custody, by snch sheriff, at once a costly a
feel any way bad gaiast ub, as we tried until the 28th jday of February, 1873, ' assure you that I express the common feeling
to do our duty! 1 1 am sure you did yours." and that on that day, between the hours . here " 'it.
Mr. Tremaihj: How did yon'atand on of 11 o'clock iu the morning and 3 o'clock This, then, is the way in which the
the jury?! f! I ; in the i afternoon, you ) bo hanged by the iespectable people of Louisana accept the
- -;Ba -W i - - m : -
Juryman : ; f 1 dp not thina l nave any i neca uutil you are dead ; and may uo
.lohn Phifer, Esq., ws accidentally kill
ed a". ElBether Church in this county,
last week. The little girl was only ten
years old, and during a recees, was run
ning around the house A young man was
running around the bouse iu an opposite di
rection, and meeting her at the corner,
atruck her in the breast with hia knee
before he could check hia speed. She
fell and died in a few minutes.
place of woeden, tin, or crystal weddiug,.
"Xkd Buxtlise" Arrested. bT. the httppy couple receiving a variety - m
Louis, Dec. 26, "Ned Buntlioe," who, preseuU iustead of having tbem an 01
with "Buffalo Bill" and "Texas Jack." one material. I I
ias been playing a sensational drama at . . . , . . c i, T .v. -tJi,.
the Grand Opera House, was arrested to. 1 y wai nerer ainiher
Ui t. a m. - ; .
. .. . i : . . f
day on warrants isaueu at toe moiaucj ui
Prosecuting Attorney ormuie lor com
plicity in the riot which occurred iu the
Southern part of this city m loox. Alter
examination "Ned Buutline'Vwaa raleaaed
$500 bail on each of the two .indictments
bund against bim twenty year. ago. 1 be
proceeding, are regarded aa a farce.
iky speak your mind.
We stood, going out, ten
and; two for acquittal.
Now it is I The prisoner
was then handed over to
the sheriff, and removed
I - -
TO THE CONDEMNED CELLS-
Mr. Dos PftBsoa (one of Stoke's coun-1 Stokes was conveyed back to the Tombs
sell: And those two gave in like cravens I in a close carriage, accompanied by his
the inry): You don't mean
brother,' Sheriff Brennan, and Deputy
Sheriff Shields. Tbe greatest excitement
to tell ine, asrhbuest men, that any of you prevailed at the Tombs, and when the
believe in the! testimony of that scoundrel carriage stopped at the entrance.
Hart I I kiow how jfis. Every one An immense crowd rushed forward, and
has; been humbugged by false and perjur- almost blocked! up tbe thoroughfare. The
0 nt imAn4ihnnp.il t and caid for. That is long balcony which extends across the
the5 truth, so help me God, at this solemn I building opposite .was crowded to its uN
District Ajtdrney Fellows : Ed., I hope
yott have nolhSrd leeiings against mc ,
dull not try to exceed my duty, as God
made me. f . .,
Mr. Fellows was areeping. He offered
hisjhand to! Stokes, who refused it, and
most extent, and it , was found necessary
y the police to remove some of the peo
de. - . f '
v The prisoner alighted from the carriage,
taken at ouce
"All right, Fellows , I hearaU yon say j
1 SUDDOSe Von think it's all right, but a
verdict given fn perjured testimony is a
villainy tbslt ho one will countenante.as
m l it i nrnva v 1 1 .1 .1.. wm-M atanda " . ' 1 tenances wnico auorucu uio wm vtiu
. m w
and seli-posBessed, was
into the reception room,
from whence he was removed, after a few
minutes, to cell No. 4, on the ground
floors It is esteemedr the safer to lodge
him there. The furniture is of the scant
iest and plainest description, and be will
Ka 11am1 none of the comfortable anDux-
tenances which adorned bis other cell.
situation: by surrendering in despair and
going into exile. They abandon further
attempts to save-their State and flee from
it. This elenebe the ivadical nail, end
.definitively band over Louisiana to ne
, A question comes up just her, and we
are very curious to know j what our Radi
cal friends are going to do about it. When
the West was yet feeble, poor, and sparse-
The nickel used in our smaller coins
comes from a mine of this metal in Lan
caster county, Pennsylvania. This mine
has been worVed for eeventeen years.
A large mine of nickel, copper and cobalt
has been discovered in N ew York, near
Stony Point, on the Hudson River. It
is now being opened preparatory to ex.
tensive operation, by a compauy. oe
veral nickel mine, have been discovered
i i i . ..ii j . i rerai mcaei
OTS U FCd toK in M'l- !' TO
as a lauiiiiuw mi tmci u ui.m b.w,
iron and other metal. It ia worth about
the men and supplies for a great battle
with England, in order to bring under it.
own dominion and control that great out
let the only one then existing for its
nrosDective commerce, the Mississippi
River. In 1860, when the question of
$3 per pound. Cleaveland Banner.
Extinct English families it is
said that there ia not now living a single
i l r I J . J !. (L. n.l. lin. .F I :h.iiMr
secesion was. brouea, wnen iew persons aeceuuui, iu mo
une told Shaks peare. fcpencer, Wilton, uowiey,
thought of war, Mr. E. B. Waahbune
the, Southern members of Congress that
Butler. Dry den. Pope, Cowpei, Gold
the seaboard States might go, and Ukc smith, acott, uyron, or iioore.; not one
Alabama with them, and welcome ; but if of ir Philip Sydney, of Sir Walter IUI
Louisiana, Mississippi Arkansas, or Tn- eigh, of Drake. Cromwell, Hampden
secede there would I Nelson. Addison, Swift, Johnson, Bohng
i-ta;n?v K firrl.t'ino-. for North wnet woald I broke. Walnole, Chatham, Pitt, Foi
sacrifice Its last man and last dollar sooner Burke, G rattan, Canning, Bacon, Locke,
than see the mouths of the Mississippi Newton, Hume, Gibbons, Macauley
pass into the control of any foreign power. Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Garnck
But this thing ia virtually about to hap- ? John Jtemoie, or xjamuaji xveau.
Postmasters not IiesponsiUeor the loss
of Iiegistered Letters. The Postmaster
General seems considerably amused over
the discussion now going on in tbe news-
papera over a supposed decision ot tbe
Postoffice DeDartment to the effect that
postmasters are held responsible for tbe
loss of registered letter.. He .ay. that
no such decision has ever been made, ana
that neither noatmaater nor tbe Poatomce
Department are responsible in any way for
the loss of auch letters.
Once, and that too. when Mr. Greeley
waa verv friendly with the Vice-President,
a friend said to Mr. Greeley: "If you are
elected in November, you bad better take
Reid to Washington with you and pnt
Colfax in charge of the Tribune; be will
draw 1 To which Mr. Greeley responded
with more than usual vigor in hia drawl,
Senvler wouldn't make a reporter on the
eity f'.rce, and the Tribune would make a
rjrettv poor figure with bim to woik out
The latest exl-ream of fashion i. wa
tered .ilk with jet trimming, and flowing
train ; eoifore higbtied. More apnropri
ate, one would .ay, for diving bell, than
for land divinities.
J l7l K 4 . . .
summer aoore grouna, u ucn bb ic
thirty-seven widow, will mourn pis loss, .
and one hundred and seventeen children
ill be faiherle... j j
The Mail sav. that In eonaeqaeuee el
the prevalence of amH-pox in Nashville,
the next term of Nh "Superior Court,
(second Monday in I tbuary.) canot be
beld, and suggests a apeciai ttioi AMra
bly requiring the Coert to be held at
Rocky Mount. i r
From a at- id and puritonical New Eog
land town come, the startling inU!U
renee that "matching coppera, is the fa-
voriteamaaement at partiea and receptions.
Not long aince a profelaor's daughter won
$3 60 at twenty-deck! poker" at single
sitting. Thia domesticating tbe tiger
bodes, no good. ( j j
In a murder ease at Columbia, Ga" Dr.
-Terry teatified : Saw deceaW after be
waa ahot ; he waa lyisg on tne boot io a
pool of blood, in a dyiegcooditou ; Idon
know how long be lired afierwarda? I
did not make any minute examination,
for the reason I did not want yon lawyers -to
prove I killed bim with a probe.; .
Jcdck Bailet. The Citizen, in noti
cing the law school of Jndr Bailey, at
Aaheville, saya : Judge Bailey, notwith
atanding hia ag, continues active In both
mind and body, and bet for the dgridio bs
flueuce. of radiealiaro, which can tolerate
nothing pore io roan or principle. lhh able
and IncormpUble genilr4n and jorUt
would occupy apUeeon the judical Wocb
Of Ottr Biaie now uw oy anwwjw.j
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