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VOL. V. THIRD SERIES.
SALISBURY N. C JULY 553, 1874.
NO. 40. WHOLE NO. 1939
lhe Carolina Watchman
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loaei--,-,- . tfl- Heading nonce
The Pone, in his address on the late an
niversary of his coronation, spoke of "that
triple moral evtT' which threatens the
young with so many dangers. His lau
gaage was s5 .
This triple moral evil consists in romances,
theatres and the press. Romances, after hav-
ing misled weat ipmu, urge young men w
excesses sometimes appalling. Theatres ac
custom them to a contempt for religion by
ridiculinsr its mysteries, by settinc on toe
boards its ministers and sacred persons to niase
t hem the butt of scornful laughter and of hate.
The press does violence to the will in pushing
it to brutality.
Not very complimentary, this.
and every Conservative face wore
sparkling garb of Marine mirth. '
Mai. Rnhhina raviaau) tYia Limit...
JiiJfceSewntt Congressional District expenditures of the United States govern
Roibtns Sweeps the Field Republican ment, stating that in a few years the ex-
jjecutre titer inference for htm aver pensea of our government had been trio.
J j :r s. . .
Cook Discussion at East Bend and
DISUSSIOS AT BAST BEfiTD.
Mai. Robbins and Dr. Cook the Con
gressional candidates for this d strict ad-
pled, and if it continued in the same pro
portion, would in a few years be unable
to pay for the ordinary expenses without
trees in the grove, and impresses as more than
any we have yet seen. Near the "Pride of the
Fore" stands "Phil. Sheridan," and a little
further onTies The Miner's Cabin." This
tree was blown down by a teniae gale in No
vember, 1860. It is tweoty-OM and a half feet
in diameter, and three hundred and nineteen
feet long. Seventy yards east of the "Miners'
Cabin.'' we come to "The Three Graces," which
stand side by aide. These trees together measure
ninety-two feet in circumference, and are all
nearly two hundred and ninety-five feet high.
A abort distance further and we meet with sev
eral trees bearing the names of "Andrew Jack
Buchanan's administration, all told,
expended $72,000,000 in time of near
dressed the people at East Bend;7esterday, was called extravagant while Grant's SSSSL RTani KnSTS
tuucuuuMt. ..ui,.uuuMp(iBUpJ wrwe umes Seward." One of the noticeable trees of the
According to turn. Cook spoke first, as mncb, after deducting the interest on grove has a large part of its centre burnt out,
He has hut little power as a Speaker, and bond8, &C - and as we look up through the opening which has
what he has consists in a great degree, iu Of course the XX was poked at the Deen burned in the tree, at quite adi. tance from
i - I ma . . a i i - . . m i I tno awvnnri urn van votl nnlaa4fil knai w-.t
rvt ivi nwif vol
"The Pioneer's Cabin,"
i to "California" and
Huntsville, Farming-ton Grapes I heart, and hop, and
Editors Watchman That region of
country at and arround Hotaville, Yadkin
county, is one of rare beauty and boundless
fertility. Indeed there is so section of the
valley of the Yadkin anywhere that surpass-
it in all the elements of tassatlslpisa. pie-
.uniqueness, and bealthfulneas. And what
is said of the fertility of the Yadkin euenty
lands may also be said of those of Farming -ton,
in Davie county, foot mile south of
Huntsville. Almost every product known
Vaiuk of a Milk Diet. If any one wish-
SSlfSSJa rS M g-f. f 1 ."dUrepn'u. Hw b the rt.ij&jy, BSBBZSS
. . i ' tmno L in all tin nha rrvaa rrnna rvotiora aallAA I . ....
Although nov-a aays we see a great many -6 8, a short walk brings
fleshy teinaiei, mere are many lean anc ones, i mucn oi nis spcecu consisted in rovce
who sigh for Hie tasaionabie measure ot piump- tives against those who brought on the
ness and who would be vastly improved in ate w and in iMWe8 lon BiDce deMi about his war record, and i
TurravneiTC HflMF REMEDY
This unrivalled Medicine is warranted not to
oDtain a single particle of Mercubv, or any
unrioua mineral substance, oui is
PURELY V0ET ABLE.
M.t.'minir thnae Southern Roots and Herbs,
-lla nn .ll.u iM l'mvidence has placed in
countries where Liver Diseases most prevail.
It will cure all Diseases caused by Derangement
of the Liver and Howls.
Masses' Llvsr tegslstor er Medlcse.
1 eminently a Family Medicine ; and by being
"Broderick." two beautifully shaped monsters.
particularly prom pons I which stand on either side of the pathway.
Maior I UM ln nront oi us, ana snowing to as good aa
a ii i vantage as anv tree in the grove, stands "Aura
l ,.i:.l.. fl, v, ki.; " 'emeu uvtasiunuiiy u v unuiu " i t : , m- .
coveted hv thin women than a full finger, and pwawins ouiy, in oraer to impose on mo uiovipic i t ui. -xuy, uu um- .j! bearing names many of which have been
nothing will so rouse the ire and provoke the ignorant ana pander to the corruption ot ers, wuue ue was using nis oess enoris to recorded in the annals of history, lint we are
scandal of one of those "clipper builds." fas the party. He appears to succeed better in snstain the Union in North Carolina. reaching the end of our exrarsion and are but
consciousness of plumpness in rival. In cases sskrenreaentarion than in mv thin In his answer. Mai. Robbins Droved hort disUnce from t he grandest tiee in the
of fever and summer complaint, milk is now I wl-A .1, , . 9 . 1 1.: e j tt: " j entire trrove. "lhe Mother of the roreat." In
given with excellent result. The idea that " . . Q- j
. . . . . lA.s-vlanMH ik.k a I a a. I anptinm ,1 umiA ah hie sexvm nAtitrtu vast K tan
milk is "everish has exploded, and now is Ine wiwwwh iucu lu actual intention to mis- I DIUU& m-w Uas wm nwi, wusvu
physicians great reliance m bringing through represent, IS nai a to determine, remaps, j cauaeu me oiu cours uouse io snaae wuu
typhoid patients or those in too Iowa state to however, the party which he represents l'ie enthusiasm of the people. lie read cer-
ue iiuiuiHiieu ujr unu iuuu. w ."... mav ti.row gome lie- it on the nni'stion. uncaies irom sucti men as iuesfrs. jarrat
"Cook's face is against him, was the and Speer of Yadkin, that Dr. Cook had
frequent remark of the audience. expressed himrelf in favor of the hanging
Maj. Robbins not only sustained his of Union men daring the war, &e. This
former reputation as one of the first ora- wa& a bombshell in the camp, asd caused
tors in the State, but, to the delight of all '-be good natured Doctor to cavort around
his friends, laid bare the corruntions of considerably, stamping like a "horse in
a mistake to
scrimp the milk pitcher. Take more milk and
buy less meat. Look to your milkman, nave
large-sized Well-hlied milk pitchers on ine ta
ble each meal ; and you will have sound flesh
and light doctor's bills.
Sympathy between a Living Body and a
From the Whitehall Times.
In another place appear an accounts of the
accident that befel little Willie Cunnings, who
lost an arm by being run over by the cars.
When the lad was taken home, ins arm was
brought after him. It was thrown into a pail,
when the poor little fellow screamed with pain.
The severed limb was then placed in a box and
buried in the garden. Shortly after, little
Willie complained of a pain and queer feeling
in the severed hand. lie said that something
kept ready for immediate resort will save many was crawling on the inside of Ins hand. The
an hour of suffering and many dollar in time fimb was exhumed, when a laige worm was
and doctors' hills. discovered iu the palm of the hand. A large
After over Forty Years' trial it is still receiv- jar was then obtained, and it became necessary
in iI.a mnt im.inilihed testimonials to its vir- to crowd the arm in, when the sufferer fairly
..... r.m ..dhm,. i.i" ilu- hi rliemt character and I went into a paroxysm of pain. The limb was
responsibility. Eminent physicians commend placed in a jar partly filled with alcohol, and
it as the most then replaced in the ground. The little fellow
a t ontmrPTS complained that his arm and lingers were in a
EFFECT URAL SPECLlflU -terribly cramped position, and that the little
For Dyspepsia or Indigestion. finger and the next one were growing together.
Armed with this ANTIDOTE, all climates and The iar was then taken we. when the limb was
changes of water and food may be faced without found crowded and cramped as described.
It-ar. as a Homed v in mnuii"'' . "
VKRS. ROVVKL. (X)M PLAINTS, RESTLE-
1854, a man named Gala stripped this tree of
its bark for a distance of one hundred and six
teen feet. The only excuse for this act of van
daiism. which soon caused the death of the
largest tree in the grove, was that Mr. O. wiai-
td to exhibit the bark in the East. Now, with
naked out-stretching branches, and with por
Hons of the scanolding used still sticking in
her trunk the '"Mother" JUnd mutely appealing
to Heaven to avenge her, and to protect her
children which cluster around to hide her from
the gaze of strangers. The tree is slowly de
caying and before long may fall. The
j&aaicausm, ana Dore aioit witn a mas uj c uwmrmg mat us uu u -Mother" now measures sixty-one in circum
terlv hand, the Conservative banner. I I recollection of the circumstances, although ference, six feet from the ground, while before
am not speaking for Buncombe, when I he acknowledged he belonged to vigilance the bark was removed it measured ninety.
. Ite before lb. d, c!e.ed tbe , . , , IgZSJZZ " V$rT
Radicals were considerably crest-fallen. I has ended one ot the most telling and Fore8t jjow iong jy, tree hM j,, wherc
It was plain that they had gaiued uoth- interesting discussions we hav heard for we now it we cannot tell. It measures at
iner. and had nrohablv lost much. many a day, and we are glad to be able to the base one hundred and 12 feet in circumfer-
? J . i , , , ..... I i . 1 . i . l. a L:
IF th nirs mnvft in thft aamft w.av a88Ure our irMBOS IhrOUghOUl ihe district ence, anu nie esuoiueu i eigut iiic unug
v . , . w it. a. . 1
tnat Major, itonoius is making hosts oi
new friends everywhere. Press.
to ibis continent grows well in those sec
tions, and it is gratifying to know that the
grape culture is receiving marked atten
tion. Ma. O. W. Joaasow,
of Fartnlngton, Davie cosnty , was ON of
the first, if sot the very first, who eommeoc
ed the experiment of grape culture in all that
section of country. He now has a vineyard
of 2i acres the greater part of which is in
luxuriant bearing condition, and had not the
frost of the 30th April last,- somewhat dam
aged the vines, his crop of wine this year
wonld have measured 1 500 gallons. Twen
ty varieties of grapes have; been cultivated
by Mr. Johnson. The following are consid
ered, by him, not only the best, but the most
reliable bearers : The Concord, which is
universally admitted to be the best fr all
latitudes ; is a good table and wine grape, is
sweeter and better in thuv than in higher
latitudes, the Clinton, the Hartford Prolific
and tbe Lenoir. Mr. Johnson has several
as well sol
what may we ask, can such mm as N. L,
Williams, Joseph A. Bitting . Joseph Will
iasss, W. W. Long, Isaac Jarret, Calvla
Conrad, Pleasant Heat and Tyro Qlea do
with their Urge bodies of risk fertile leads
without a market for their sarples prosweU f
Wo have so market. We grow boestirsi
crops of every thing. We waste quite sassagh
every year to ed seats saw eattdrea. Every
thing in tbe way of agriculture is iiagsssn.
snd every body appears sacred is the pin
ion that this stagnation mast continue no til
sesne now and adequate outlet is suved.
either by building a railroad to
with Danville. Vs.. and Sutesrilk
or by rail or river navigation to Sal
But, they enquire, what ean we de as
as tbe present enormous Stats deal
it b feared, as a perpotnaJ incubus over oar
heads with no credit either at home or a-
not oaly of the
w of Davie eons-
ty as well. It would be nnjust to say of these
people thst tbey have sank hopelessly ho-
from every tongue, sot oaly
Carmers of Tsdkin. but those of Davis
i r . . . .
neatn uie weight of the diseou raguigeirei
stances tbau now surround thess. Tbey
not that sort of people. They look upon the
valley of the Yadkin snd the regions inhab
ited all along it as Having been given by the
hand of Nature to agricultural snd manufac
turing pursuits, snd very justly believe that
there must be some wsy to utilise it capaci
ty to produce whatever is useful in commerce
or essential to the support sad happiness of
It is impossible to make the people of the
Yadkin valley believe thst the nehness there
of must forever b- locked up and lost. They
are therefore wide awake in the hops (though
hundred gallons oi wine nuxv on uanu, inivue ugt 4 j,ttie forWrn at present) to extneate
in 1871-72 and 1873 of pure juice of the themselves from thir embarrmaaed and stag
grape. His Hartford Prolific, Concord and nant condition by building a rail road tresa
NKS8, JAUNDICE, NEAUSEA.
It is the rfesapsst. Purest and Best Family
Medicine is the World !
Manufactured only by
J H ZEXlYIVr CO.,
Mncon Ga., and Philadelphia.
Price. $1.00. Sold by all Druggists.
! - t
liable Manners For little Folks
In silence I must take mv seat,
And give Ood thanks before I eat ;
Must my food in patience wait,
'Til I am asked to hand ray plate.
I must not scold, nor whine, nor pout,
Nor move my chair or plate about.
With knife, or fork, or napkin ring,
I must not play, nor must not sing.
I must not speak a useless word,
For children uuiBt be seen, not heard
I must not talk about my food, t
Nor fret if I don't think it good.
Mv mouth with food I must not crowd,
"Nor while I'm eating speak aloud.
Must turn my head to cough or sneeze,
And when I ask, say "if you please."
The table cloth I must not spoil,
Nor with my food ray fingeis soil.
Must keep my seat when I am done,
Nor round the table sport or run.
When told to rise, then I mnst put
My chair away with noiseless foot ;
And lift my heart to Ood above,
In praise for all his wondrous love.
The impudent wag of the New York
Arcadian has been vexing the comet by
such questions as this :
"Is there any 'Brooklyn Sorrow' in tho orbits
you havo crossed 1
Do the coustellutious trouiblo with a Tilton
tempest-tossed V "
To which tho comet, without getting
too much on its ear, replies :
Nary onoe. 0 earth-born maggot? Your wit's
a vain display:
No "sorrow" plagues tho starry depths; no tem
pest "toss" that way
Amid those gommcd abysses, a "silence" more
Than Brother Ueecher wots of, girds the shin
ing spheres around.
Yes, iu these "higher latitudes," I'd have you
all to know,
We havo got enough of Brooklyn, iu the person
of Bade&u. lirookhin Jr-
tbrough the campaign. Robbins will, it is
believed, be elected by double the major
ity which he got at the last election.
Several of the Radicals were heard to
say that they must vote for Robbins. Up
with the banner, boya ! and keep it flying
till the campaign closea, and then at the
ballot box rebuke the party that would
force upon ub the odious and iniquitous
Civif Rights BiU.
discussion at Salem.
Messrs. Robbins and Cook addressed
their fellow-citizens at the court house
on Saturday afternoon last, after the close
of the Republican convention. 1 he dis
cucsion was courteously conducted, al
though Mr. Robbins had decidedly the
advantage, making a very favorable im-
prcssion on the very large concourse oi
T-v r 1 . .t . I
Th imoi la Rtiil viidhl through telescones ur. Vvook openea wiin ine uusai war
but on acconnt of clouds in the northern hori- harangue, denouncing secession and tbe
aon it cannot be seen with the naked eye. This war, and attributing all our ills to those
cloud is ca-'led the earth cloud. It can now be wh0 embroiled the country in bloodshed,
easily seenon ait. naieign ana a ivaian s nay. , .harin tllft rPf,nona?hilitv whnllv to
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the Democratic party. His opposition to.
THE BIG TREES.
Monsters of the
impressions of the
Forest Marks o
This is remarkable, although such instances
are often related. In this case the little nine-yeara-old
lad was ignorant of what disposition
was made of the limb. The lad is very low at
the present writing, and some doubts are enter
tained of his recovery.
The CoMfcT. Here is what the local of the
Crescent Says of comets. It is good authority :
ln 1861 it is beyond doubt and has been pro
ven since that the earth passed through the
tail of the great comet of that year. The day
that the earth passed through there was lack of
sunlight with a phosphorescent glare across the
whole heavens, so much so, that before early
twilight gas and candles were universally call
ed into use. Just prior to the end of the last
century great fogs spreading from the north of
A frica Oyer Russia and over the known parts
of the United States hung in the heavens for
several weeks. The most violent storms which
prevailed at that time did not dissipate them,
but they remained stationary and at times
emitted a disagreeable odor which sensibly
anected cities and communities tar distant. At
that time the earth was in proximity to two
mers estimates that if the whole of the present
comet, tail, and all, were condensed into the
solidity of gold, it could be held in the palm of
the hand. The observatories in the northern
cities have recently been thronged to take the
last farewell look at. Coggia's comet. It is so
thin and insubstantial that it will never return.
And to it we may say, with truth and senti
ment, Hail and Farewell. For further informa
tion about this business apply at this office be
tween the hours of 8 in the morning and 6at
the Civil Rights Bill was apparently ear
nest, while be accused Mr. Robbins of
virtually supporting the measure when
be voted for Horace Greeley, at the same
time acknowledging that be bad also sup-
ported (jrrceley as well as Kobbins two
years ago. Of course these two last con
fessions were forced from him by Mr.
Robbins. Singularly enough, Dr. Cook
finds himself in the very party which
originated the bill, while Maj Robbins
and his friends are among its bitterest
opponents now, only supporting Mr.
from a correspondent of tbi bulletin'.
Mammoth Grove Hotet..
Calaveras Co., June 3. 1874.
Murphy's is one of those old mining settle
ments that have been going from bad to worse
for years. In 1850 it is said to have contained
two thousand inhabitants, while now about three
or four hundred would probably include all.
Just as we enter the place we pass near the
school-house, a neat, white building, with a fine
grove of young pines in front. There are, 1
believe, some hundred or bo scholars. The
burnt district was the former business portion.
There are several fine-looking little brick stores,
and if so many of them were not vacant, they
would give quite a business place. The largest
building is Sperry and Perry's two-atory brick
hotel. There is no other edifice of the kind in
Murphy's, and the accomodations are very good.
10 THE BIO TREES.
Murphy's has always been the starting point
fur this grove of trees, being about sixteen
miles from here. The stage leaves that place
about 7. arriving here at 11 ; and returning, it
leaves the grove at 2, and reaches Sperry's Ho
tel at 5. For one who is pressed for time, this
arrangement is very convenient, aa it allows
time for one to enjoy a leisurely walk among
the trees and get dinner, which is by no means
unwelcome, and take the return stage in the
done) is 450 feet. It is through this tree that
we can walk or ride on horseback. At one end
there is now quite a little lake formed by mel
ted snow. As we trudge along we see all around
us giants, but space will not permit giving their
names much less descriptions of them. A lit
tle distance from the "Father" lies "Hercules."
This tree was the largest standing until 1862,
when, in a storm, it was blown down, and fall
ing across the little creek the top struck against
the rising ground and was dashed into fragments.
It is 325 feet long and 97 feet in circumference.
We still pass on and the path carries us among
other giants, each one bewildering in height
and size. But our space forbids even a nonce
As we near the hotel we diverge s little and
reach the "Chip of the Old Block." near the
"Sentinels." By this is the dance-house erec
ted on the stump of the tree of which this block,
25 feet in diameter and 20 long, is a chip. The
story of how ibis tree was cut down that some
men might make money by the outrage is too
painfully familiar to neec repeating.
Professor Holden, of the Na
tional Observatory, on the
Clinton wines are prime. Ko one need fear
any adulteratiou iu his wines.
Cost of Vineyards per Acre.
Concord grape-vines should be set about
eight feet spait in the row, aud the rows a
bout six feet apart, or about s thousand vines
to the sere. Some plant but seven hundred
and fifty to the acre.
It requires shout five hundred posts Uj the
sere. Tbe posts should be cedar. l nese
should not cost more than Eye cents s piece,
or $25 to the sere. Gsrvsnised wire for
trellises about $40 per acre. The vines cost
from $15 to $25 a thousand. When two
years old the vines will yield from two to
two snd a half pounds of grapes. Tbe fourth
year, from five to ten pounds to tbe vine if
properly cultivated and managed.
This ought at once to become a grape
growing snd wins producing instead of s
whiskey making country, and be wbo ean
induce the people thereof te become sensible
of this fact snd set accordingly, will be just
ly counted the greatest benefactor of this age-
This growing necessity seems to have takrn
hold of the minds of the people in slinost
every Stste, snd henee the efforts here snd
there to ascertain the best varieties for higb
and low latitudes. Close observation induc
es us to mention the follovriug as among the
best varieties for the Southern States : Ives's
What will be the nearest approach of seedling is s lsrge, fine, black grape, ripens
A MOONLIOHT HIDE.
The first three miles of tbe distance
e me eann was in proximity iu two opponents now, only supporting Mr. The first three miles of tbe distance is up it is prol
The danger from combustion Greeley as the least of two evils, two Murphy's Ravine, where, as we pas. along, we enveloped!
ct with these aerial visitors is an ex- J have as a companion a rushing stream of water, Th L L
de One of our n eminent ssUooo- JHf- ,,.,.. . first on one side of the road and then on the "
j. uo ur. urgeu ins election on me lame i . Qi;. .t rnr mtnnir
. m 1 it m r I UV11U1 SUM OMWUI VUVBaeW VW W1 msrm ...........
plea that a Itepublican bad more influence arounti Murphy's, and as we get nearer the
with the administration than a Democrat, trees we see where tbe water Ts conveyed along
M. Gogg a's comet to the son 7
Its perihelion distance will be just in
side the orbit of Venice, and occurs to
day, the 8th, It is in the cicinage of 62,-
000,000 of miles, and this too, is also in
the time of its great brightness, extending
perhaps to the 14th. It will arrivo at
Perigee (nearest the earth) July 20th, at
a distance of 26,000,000 of miles.
Do the laws of gravitation determine
the pathway of the comet I
In a comet under absolute control like
the planets t
it is probable that the earth will be
in the tail of this comet T
not the slightest probability
nearly two weeks sooner than the Concord
a good table and wine grape, yields, accord
ing to the best experiments, nearly twice as
much brandy as lbs Concord. It Is a good
Catawba Although this Is a native of oar
own Piedmont vslley aud SB excellent grape,
jet it does not grow to that perfection with
us thst it does in higher latitudes. Doubt
teas it would attain perfection on the north
and west sides of tbe BlueRidge range.
Tennessee This is a light amber colored.
not as large as the Conedrd, nor quite as
good, but la firm, beautiful, and will, it is
saiJ, bear shipping to Europe. It is s pop
ular grape in Mississippi. -
Diaua Is a pale red, small compact clus
ters, sweet, snd an excellent tsble grape.
Warren Large clusters, mush smaller
bearer than the Concord. . pleaaant acid, a
and hence be could do more in opposition
to the Civil Rights Bill than his competi
tor. He struggled hard to make his
points tell to the best advantage, but
Major Robbins spoke with that easy
grace and forcible eloquence which al
ways attracts attention and carries con
viction to his hearers at the very outset.
He denounced . in unmeasured terms
the iniquitous Civil Rights Bill and con
tended that if the white people of the
distance in flumes and ditches. This natural
ditch has saved great expense, and is much bet
ter than anv that could be made. After leav
ing the ravine we travel over rolling ridges,
and for some distance the ditch spoken of above
runs by the road-side. At some points we are
Riding along, the moon illumines up the lane- always gaseous.
Would a meteoric display
mat ters were not solid i
The Lord's Prayer.
How wonderfully the Bible condenses.
Witness the ten conimandmeuts aud the
Lord's prayer the one the embodied
moral law oi God, the other the daily
utterance of praise, intercession, supplica
tion and confession.
Prayer is the expression of desire, hence
there is no prayer which tho offerer does
not try to turn into practical action. Now
see how the devotions "daily" offered to
God in compliance with the Lord's prayer
will control the life. How affectionate,
reverential, spiritual, obedient, industri
ous, forgiving, watchful, must its offerer
bs. No doubt the Lord's oraver is often
employed as a mere form, by those who
no not understand it, or think of its mean
"g ; sna even ss it u had a magic power
because it is the words of Christ ; .but no
'aan ever prayed it who was not a Chris
tian, aud no Christian ever prayed it in
The strawberrv season alone the Hud
80n, which lasted for fifteen days, closed
on th 8th instant. During its progress,
62,500 bushels were shipped from various
points slong the river. Two r thousand
nickers got $60,000 for picking them, the
"tight sruonnted to $21,000, and the net
"an of their sale was $240,000.
Mr. Disraeli announced not long,
since that "the great crisis of the world"
is shortly to occur. On the other hand a
movetneiitin behalf of the adjustment 1 tended that if the white people of tho I CP8 with lu Pnlir ll$M,aTisaaetfKthat
by arbitration of all national quarrels has South did not speak out a, the ballot box e must see to PPrl: .ZZrtl!?
i j . a . . . the deep glades and among the clustering trees,
been made in many influential quarters, this summer against this odious measure, iong shadows creep along, and the wind singing
The European govemcnts do not, how- the Northern Republicans would take it among the'tree-tops, together with the occa-
cver. evince ranch practical faith in such for ffranted that their nartv organization I sional bark of some shake-splitter's dog, which
adjustment, if wc mav iudre bv their I won Id not h iniiirsd hv th hill, and resounds from one mountain side to another,
armaments, ibe standing army of Ger- I surely pass it at the next session. He
many is 10 1 ,659 meu, and tbe early levy I was certain but that for the fear of dam
ot recruits 145,000 men ; of k ranee 442, agmg party organization, and the earnest
000, with a yearly levy of 150,000 men ; and manly struggles of the small bnt he
of Kiissia 720,000 men- and maximum roic band of Southern Conservatives, as-
lewy of 150,000 more.- The standing I sisted by a few Republicans, the bill
armies of Austria and Italy are rcspecs I would have been taken np from the table
enabled to obtain extended views of the sur-1 through space particles of matter are thrown
rounuing monniairw, wuiie, at one piace, a we off t)om Ug neul anQ tQege consmale the
look away over the ,TfZ luminous train called tbe tail. The head
stretching away in the distance the central val- , ... . ,, ... ,,,, . ,
leys of California, while blue against the bluer of this comet is probably solld. I list of
sk) stands the long ridge of the Coast Range, many others is mostly gas. The tail is
What would be the effect of such an eapenor wine snd table grspe, ripens
I Utter part of July.
IUCUI 1 I ot . r rt fi Tl t II .L. .U
nariioru rronnc macs, srnauer uiu ui
Concord, sweet, s good table grspe.
Rogers grapes Several kinds of Rogers
grapes. No. 14, 15. 1G, and 19 are cultivated
in Teunessee snd Mississippi. Must cf them
sre large, black, excellentgrapes.
The Coneord, Lenoir and Clinton sre the
most reliable bearers, aadl&hey are all a good
tsble as well ss wine grape.
These may be considered the best variet
ies. Experience, however, ean only deter
mine the very best vsrietits for the different
The only effect would be the
tion of a meteoric shower.
How is the tail formed f
The motion of this comet is many mil
lions of miles per day. As it moves
lively 25G0,900 and 15S.000 men with
iii . .-....... i , . .
aviiabie contingents ot oU.000 and ou,-
gives the ride a rtrange weirdness, and the fan
cy might call op strange shapes to people the
deep recessess of the mountains ss we trot s
head. THE TWO SENTINELS.
Just as we reached the grove and were a
short distance from the hotel, the road led us
between the Two Sentinels. One stands ou
localities snd soils.
It usually takes about thirteen ponnds of
irrsnes to a srallou of wise. The Urges'
Yes ; either way, whether it is solid or I yield of Coucord grapes taould produce over
seven huudred gallons oi wine to ine acre,
ten pounds of grspes to tqe vine snd s thoa
and passed, it was only a postpone
ment until after the fall elections. He
therefore urged a long pull, a strong pull,
and a pull altogether to thwart the-machinations
of these miserable Northern
fanatics. His appeals to his frieuds, and
his vivid description of the probable
effects opon the whole social system of
the country, were enongh to stir the blood
of the most callous, and in
What wonld be the effect upon the
earth if the solid head of the comet should
striko it 1
It would be bad for the comet. It
would be scattered in meteoric stones.
Has the earth ever been struck by a
Probably not. Biela's comet msy hsve
been the cause of tbe shooting stars
The expense of cultivating s vineyard is
small. Tbe pruning. which I think ought
to be done in Jsnuary. tying up ths vines.
of young clusters.
trimming out on excess
Danville to Statesrille in the coarse of the
next few years by and with the aid of the
Baltimore snd Ohio Railroad Company. Tbe
entire route from Danville via Heotsvilie la
Hunting Creek near StsaesviUe is one of sea
passing loveliness. It is a beautiful ridjas
way. But two bridges would be required isv
all that distance- But Salisbury is the nat
ural outlet lor ail that region wf country.
it is hoped that ths merchants asd
people hereabouts will inaugurate
plan by which the trade of the upper country
msy be secured to them.
And now let sao say to these people that
the most urgent needs of North Carolina to
day, after some wise provision by the nest
Legislature for the more general and
education of our children, and
settlement ot her public in
Large accessions to her effective working pap
ulatioos. Thousands of sturdy, hard-wwtw-ing,
honest fanners they are always h nests
and railroads. Lot as have naoala and
railroads. With that deference that beeoes
ss me. I would ssy the insugnralion of s
practical plan for inducing immigration, for
eign and domestic, seems to me, abosM ea
lut the best interests of the looming
Isture upon iu organisation. To ii
confidence, and give emeieeey to the
work, what would be b ttr than the
tutiou of s eon mission of three of the
skillful, intelligent snd practical
one uf them U U? the iMw- gwosssdasa with
ample means and power, properly guarded
by law. to accomplish the ends proposed T
One of these commissioners should reside la
Europe, oos in New York, sad a third in
Raleigh. The latter, of course, should bo
the State geologist geotleSnos best quali
fied by actual experience to afford the most
ample data touching the resources of the
State, and its Inducements for immigrants.
Herein we should be only prastising spoa
ths policy sdopted by nearly all the North
Western States, who though their lauds al
ready teem with the people of all nations, do
not. for a day. istaranit exertions to keep op
snd direct the human tide which is Setting
westward from Europe to their respective
The people should demand prompt, sear
getie. and liberal action on ths part of their
representatives in ths n xt Legislature
this most important question. Espoi
should oar westers members look at
benefits thst would flow from ths cot
lion of such legislation ss would iodi
migrslion snd emigration amongst ss.
West, in climate, in soil, in minerals, is
water power, in beautiful Scenery asd bsafcb
fulness, surpasses ths East, and yet 1km east
is having quits su influx ot immigration es
pecially in Warren and Granville eoeatles.
slong the Raleigh and Gaston Railroad. Ths
great peach orchards, covering several thou
sand acres, snd tbe vineyards, covering
eral hundred, are beginning to bring is
siderabls revenue. Those counties SOS
the first healthy uplands which the Ism
grant by way of Norfolk or Petersburg
with, and it is natural enough tnat my
Col. Little, of Raleigh, and Dr. Hswlflns,
the wise snd energetic.Presideot of the rail
road travelling those counties should ho s
mong the first to turn thst current of imnsi
gratioc to profit amoug their fellows. I bops
they will he jest a little liberal asd aaad ss
the valley of the Yadkin aa occasional Can
adian. Englishman, or sny good i so migrant
from any other clime. Bat immigrants ess
either hand, and as we gaze abaft we see their I en of in Professors Parkburst's letter to
c , it t .i
tops meet, o gradual is uwiuiMiun io t,e Tribune, but it is not certaiu. Alo.-t
have j keeping the ground eleai f water and grass. judoeed to come into the Stats by way of
spok- cau be accomplished without hard labor, snd lbe Richmond snd Danville road, sad H Is
each other, and their height so great that, if we
only look at the foot of the trees, tney seem
The giant trees, in silent majesty,
like pillars, stand'neath Heaven's mighty dome.'
MORNING IH THE FOREST.
If there is anv nlace where it is a virtue to
rise early it is here. As we go oot upon
The Miltou Chronicle says : The
snake story we are about to relate is true
to the letter, and will be vouched for by
persons ot the highest respectability.
Witli this prelude wo proceed to remark
that Fanny Watkins is a colored woman
living five miles distant in this county.
She Was taken sick with fever, and Dr.
Calvin G. Lea was called to attend her.
He found the case a critical one, and at
times it required four persons to hold her
in bed. Finally the Doctor succeeded in
breaking the fever, but the woman com
plained of great thirst aud pain about the
stomach. The negroes jumped to the
conclusion that she had been "tricked."
On Sunday last Dr. Lea discovered the
woman's lips and mouth were very dry,
and gave her turpentine, with orders foi
the dese to be repeated during the dav.
A uo nvwau vwusiiiuvw w v tLDtuco cats vs a a e i a I we m-tv j
.., complaining of p.i, .nd.hor- j KJT W"'.
taken from the bed she passed a live wa- JftJ resounded all orer
ter mocasi n a foot and a half long, and as , . . .. .
large as a man's finger. The snake has The P1' 7et allusions to
beenjshown to us and the husband of the ui opponent's political course, caused
woman has preserved it in alcohol.. cheer after cheer to raise from the people,
likely Professor Pogsou did uot see Biels
near I bets Ceutauri.
What are the tlemcnts of this com
You may rely upon it thst they do not
agree with any of which we have record.
Probably it has never been seen by bu
A WALK AMONG THE
many cares I hotel porch we bsvs lacing us a broad belt of j mau eve before, and wfll hardly be again ;
drew tear, to the eyes of the older citi- 5 JW SmJTmSTm to bu.t from witH lh.c a,d9 ned
os. penetrate the deeper recesses and behold the science we sn.u gain more specinc snow.
The allusions to the war and his record still larger trees. Not only are the saowoia ledge of comets than the world has ever
were truthfully given, aud when heal- found here, but numerous cedars, sur, and had. Washington Republican 9th.
lnded to reviving the old hates, engender- JtwfflTr Miss Fish. a's W Novel. - A
ed by those gloomy days, by his com pe- which dwsrfed by tbe side of their iar- Daughter of Bohemia" is the title of the
. . . , , , i i . . - i
tiior, ne earnestly ana eloquently asaea
whether it was not time to bury the
hatchet, when at the North and at the
South the graves of the Federal as well As it is not breakfast tins we determine to
as Confederate soldiers were decked with take a stroll into tbe grove. Abont a hundred
flo-er. by ,be fair ianghler. of. tb. land T3r2.l2iC
without rcepect to tbo position tbey won- UMTiromMUa. ,4,, bnt when we look op by tbe noeel a, a wbole ; in "A Daughter
pieu i w newer it was jub. iu xvr, wwav i into their branches ami wais srouno meir f Bohemia." however .there is a great
The story is well told io
point in which the novel
. . .1 . . I A ...A mnwit I ha ahataalaea im
son. As we pass between uu trio we see to i uowe unrucu am,,, .
the right three more trees of similar prspor j something like real life : Tho plot io kept
tionr, , . . I uo ftom the beginning to tho end of the
Just beyond, o tbe rignt-nanu oe or f book. The novel will be
path, we come to The Pride of the Forest,'' pwB" . . . .nmiMr ,jUr.
which is about eighteen feet in diameter, and gratofully roeoived by the summer viler.,
thres hundred high. This is ons of ths finest 1 who will do well to read it. The hatvon
Ute.-1 novel of Christian He id, a writer
some of whose previous books we have
already bed occasion to notice.
One or two ot these showed, as we
mentioned at the ssme time, greater merit
in certain osrticulars thsn was born out
without pressure ss to time. v ith wire
trellises, sud posts seasoned sudth bottoms
dipped ia hot coal tar, hardly any repair will
be needed for twenty years.
Area op Gbapb Lads Limitless.
All North Carolina could be converted into
a grape Vinevsrd, sad for that matter, all of
North Aineiica. E.xpenuents m the culti
vation of the Concord, Scuppernong, and
some other varieties on the pine Isndsof this
State, hsve been successful. The Concord
snd many other varieties, ss above men
tioned, have also been successfully cultivat
ed out aide the pine lands, snd we have eve
ry reason to believe thst grspes and wines
will in time become highly important pro
ductions iu the State, and-their value reck
oned in millions instead of thonandsof dol
lars. An ample supply of home made wines
would check tbe rsvsgeh of tho whiskey
plague, and tbe abundance of grapes would
be of great advantage to she health of ths
people, ss well as a ehedp lsxsry fur tbe
multitudes in eh y and country. The culti
vation of ths Scuppernong is wholly unsuc
cessful outside the long leaf pincrvgions.
Tbe fact msy not be generally known,
thoogh it is the fact ti at, ths first grspes
received in Portland. Maine, last year, wore
grows ia War res son sty. and the price- paid
by ths consumer ia that market was 60 cents
Although it is refreshing to meet with lire
men, as we dii on s recent visit to Hosts
ville and Farmiugton. men who ars full o
important that the iuterprising popie of the
western counties should begin the good week
And here, I will seggost. another import
ant questiou for the conrideratioo of our
men in connection with tbe immigrant
pis wbo hsve already eosno. and may
after come, and settle amongst aa. Every
immigrant who makes a psrehnsS of land,
and settles upon it. should be allowed to v4e)
after a twelve months' resides se. TJsdWr
the old constitution they would, but lhe oar
pet baggers sought v, insist a clsase la tho
new constitution excluding aliens
noils until tbey should bv
under the United States laws in
words for five years. Is this day of
sal suffrage, without regard to
property qualification, it is unwise
i . . . .
just, to exclude ssnssf s
ing foreigners. Indesd,
those emigrating from the Slates, should be
allowed to vote at the next regular
after occupying their 'a ads. For
Mr. George Achonbaek. late uf New
s sturdy farmer snd excelled! mac.
ed a valuable plantation within two miles of
this city last January, for wtvmh I
over $5000. and fa aaidiUos to this,
eestlv married one of uur most pious
Rom nlii herd vouds Isdhs ' Who wifl
Mr Arbcobeek shosU not
dav of Ausost. next ? Will the
sider this matter is ths light of
bo win say
a tbo at