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8 A lit B J U Y Til I J KS D 1 OCTOK
J . Or. xxio iMfii,
Scoundrel, swindler ami murderer, is
employed by Gram's tools, Attorney Gen
eral WJliatas, to ijrauise over the people
taf Alabama. In the capacity of U- 8
Uty Marr-bal belsitotefuUMdf
tr ' "TV "V
fiug defenseless citisens on drummed up
evidence lor the purpose of intimidating
tire people and keeping tbein from going
Co the polls. If the villain bad received
bis deserts be would have been banged
20 jeers ego. Bat he is a fit representa
tive of Grant's administration.
.. . See.
After the first of January next the law
requires every thing that goes through
the mail to be prepaid ; We will be requir
ed to prepay tbe postage on all papers
sent from this office, and we hereby notify
all persons who wisb tbe Watchman con
turned to tbeni, that they must not only
forward their subscribtions in ad-
bat tbe Postage also. The postage
oa tbe Watchman when paid in advance
will be about tea cents a year,
We hope oar friends will promptly re
new their subscriptions and send on the
ten cents extra for postage, as We do not
wish to set off any sne, but we shall be
compelled to do so, if these terms are not
. . I
The postage will not be any more than
nereioiore, oniy u is rcquireu to ue paia
the paper is mailed, and in ads
TUB CONVENTION QUESTION
We give up much of your space this
week to make room for tbe views of such
distinguished gentlemen as Judge How
ard, George Davis, and a number of
others who have expressed themselves on
this important question. It is a matter in
which the people have great interest, and
we feel that we can not just at tbis time
luruish tbom with reading of more vital
interest. A large number of the ablest
and best men In tbe State have spoken
out boldly and earnestly on the subject,
and their telling arguments should not be
lightly passed over. It is In the power
of tbe Legislature to say whether we
shall have a Convention to relieve us of
the present oppressive Constitution. Tbe
people can do much in determining the
action of that body by calling priamary
meetings, and giving expression to their
withes. Let us have a meeting in this
rVrAirrs qs Checks. The lw re.
quires every cheek on a bank to be stamp
I aa e ......
m. many or onr citizens nave Habitually,
either from ignorance of tbe law of inat
tention to Irs requirements, neglected ibis.
An offici 1 agent is now traveling from
city to city investigating the rubiect, and
ail found neglecting to conform to the
froviions of tbe law will be summoned
rrts) tbe United 8rates court and fined.
As one-balf the fine paid goes to the
agent, there is no mistaking the fact that
ho will perform bis duties to the utmost
It will save annoyance and expense if all
who hove business a! any bank will at
tafji to tbe caution we now give. As
every man's name is on It is checks, there
Is to chance of escape, if the agent, when
he makes official Investigation in Char
lotto, should lay information 'against any
one. Stamp Your checks. Chnrlnftr
w -- -
We haye, no doubt that tbe people
eompl as fully with the law requiring
stamps on checks and other papers as it
is possible for them to do, or as fully as
any reasonable man would expect them
to do; but this don't satisfy tbe rapacity,
ofBciousness , and tyrranny of the corrupt
vUbuooos crew that happens to have eon
rl of the Federal government at this
iiThe liw is worthy of its sauce
worthy of tbe uupriucipled and unscrunu
lep jswe that gave it bisefa and fixed it
rwin'-t1ing people ; and jt is only
kept in force to give employment to a S3t
of infamous spies and pimps of power
While it is a great source of aonoyanae to
the people, it brings in but littls revenue ;
for it costs u early as much to keep up the
Jota of espionage and to enforce tbe
lew us the reveuue atnonutj to. But then
it is one of the brntutie of the Bad ad
. . i Jjs it
, UiLEUUATION OP
tie of Independence
, !!.!., Hay tOth, 1889.
In glancing over in old file of tbelftsfi
CerW&uin, May 84th, 1888, our eye fell upon
a Jengthy account of the celebration of the
Oth May Mecklenburg Declaration, in Con
cord, wherein the names of many of the ac
tors are given, many of whom have finished
their courae ea earth, but some of whom yet
rsnd to read a brief reference to that in
"tie reporter of the day's proceedinir. Dr.
Benj. Austin, says that there were not less
than T000 people in the streets of Coneord
on uiat day, which is described as beautiful.
Three volunteer and three cavalry compa-
mssin their gayest oostume,ere on par-
S4e. uoi. Wm. U. Means was Marshal of
the day. assisted by CoL John A Shimpoch.
The procession was formed with great care,
having 16 divisions, and marched to a grove
pear the .Presbyterian church, m which
stand had been erected. It was splendidly
decorated by the ladles with flowers, wreaths
pf try mid cedar, Ac. The ceremonies were
oiieaswMyrer by 4w Rev. Jas. E. Mor
rison. rjOV.jMhn iiobmson, D. D., road the
Col. D. M. Bamnger, was orator of tne
day. His speech is printed in full in the
paper before us, and breathes a noble spirit
Her. P. A. Strobcl, closed the ceremonies
?f by. l Tf-""
..m i i . m iritb the he nedirtion
serobly was dismissed with the benediction.
A iimsjuinrcist dinner wee prepared for
the occasion by John B. Moss, at the Con
cord Hotel. After the cloth was removed
from 'tbe table, first came the regular toasts.
read by the President and Vice-President of
the day, one at each end of the table. These,
and also the volunteer toast, which follower,
are rather loner for our present pur nose. Of
the former, however, we like the following :
" The Ladies: Bright eyes and soft voices
are their weapons the 4JordV of creation are
their trophies. Their is the only tyranny to
which our chivalry will ever submit."
Grant was then a baby.
The following persons offered volunteer
toasts : Gen. P. Barringer, Gen. Win. Allen,
CoL Geo. Bernhardt, Dr. Kiah P. Harris,
Col. D. M. Barringer, James Young, Esq.,
Col. Wm. C. Means, Wm. Barringer, Esq.,
Lewis B. Krimmfnger, Esq., Wm. 8. Harris,
Esq., Chae. W. Harris, Esq., Dr. M. M. Orr,
Dr. Ed. R. Gibson, Jos. W. Hampton, Sam'l.
Harris, R. W. Allison, Thos. C. Cook, Col.
John Shimpoch, Col. John O. Wallace, James
Willeford, Dr. J. B. Young, Dr. A. J. Shan
kle, A. II. Moss, J as. Scott, T. S. Henderson,
Thos. H. Brem, John A. Jetton, Maj. J. X
McLean, Capt. Wm. M. Henderson, Joseph
O. Pharr, Dr. B. Austin, Dr. Wm. Rankin,
v. a save s , ii . it iuobUh as i . vv ua. nun
Wa,ker phifer jj
Gorman, John L. Beard, Wm. A. Long, Chas.
N. Price, Chas. 8. Partee, Hugh A. Dobbins,
J. H. Hodges, Sam'l. H. Christian, Rob't. 8
Young, Capt. Joha Still, Jr,
These toasts took in almost every variety
of thought, though most generally thev were
of a patriotic character, expressive of love
of country, love of State, admiration of the
great men of the country, and love of the
ladies, which, strange to say, seemed to be
as strong a passion with the old actors in the
scenes of that day as with some young fel
lows we know of now. James Young, Esq.,
delivered the most laconic and expressive
toast, perhaps, of any. He said: "North
Carolina slow but sure." A number of let
ters in reply to invitations are also published
Among those whose responses were read,
we find the following: Ed. B. Dudley, Rob't
Strange, Lewis Williams, D. L Swam
Henry W. Connor.
Gu. J. B. Gordon. While in At
lanta last week attended the Re-Union
of the Survivors of Gordon's Corps.
Escutcheons with tbe names of Gordon,
Lawtou and Evans decorated the walls,
while the large audience chamber of the
House of Representatives was deusely
packed with an enthusiastic assemblage.
Gov Smith presided, and introduced the
speakers. AU were warmly welcomed ;
but only one caught our attention. We
listened to Gordon because be is a United
States Senator, and representative man ot
the South. la his tipoetroplie to tbe fl
en heroes of the "lost cause." he uttered
the hope that their courage, resolution,
patriotism and love of liberty shall de
scend as ati inheritance from generation
to generation of Southerners till it rests
upou those who shall take up and com-
plete the work of bouthorn independence!
These were not precisely the words, but
they contain the sentiment. And how
tbe rebels yelled ! It was tbe old fash
ioned howl of triumph and head long pur
suit. Again, said Gordon we shall use
every honorable means to preserve our
liberties, but if the worst comes, we can
but take our lives in our bands and go
forth for a mightier couflict than ever was
known to the past ! But first he would
ask the immense audience of former
soldiers to uledtrH themtlvB m tmt
halt-way any advances made by honora
ble men ol the North to restore tbe Union;
and again ihe crowd became t ramie in
applause. Charlotte Home.
A CASE IN POINT.
The recent trial of Robert Barnett in
the county of Pearson, of which mention
is made in our local column's, is one which
ought to go far to correct the wicked mis
representation with which the people of
the South have been assailed in tlrt trans
actions with the colored race. Here was
a man, most respectably and influeutially
connected, arraigned for a horrible crime
upon a negro gri, and put on his trial
upou the awful issue of life and l.n.i
with family iuUuence powerless to shield
him, the distinction of race unable to ex
onorate him. In the stern presence of the
law of the land, all these distinctions
faded awwy, and the colored victim of
brutality was accorded the same vindica
tion of her rights tjiat under the laws of
the State had before been eiveu to the
v t - - ' m an a
And it is, and so it hss always been
when North Carolinians have been free
to administer their own laws. No taint
of corruption has ever attached to our na
tive born judges, no com plaint of partiality
Ha ever been whispered to their dispara
gement. Whatever of violence or dis
order has grown up in the State in years
now happily gone by was the product of
factitious condition ot things, the result of
the elevation of men to the bench who
knew little of raw, had less principle, who
are governed by their partisan prejudice!,
and who delighted in denying justice to
the white man, and in smoothing the way
to escape for the colored man arraigned
for his crimes.
Violence, the summery vindication by
society of its rights, and the redress of its
wrongs, was the natural result of this.
The political revolution of 1 870, a revolu
tion that is still in progress, restored the
Mate to its reverence lor law, to its obe
dience to authority . And so it will be in
all the Southern States, when the curse
of carpet bag rale is removed, when the
native whites of the South are free to
Sorry out their own impulses of generosity,
and their own suggestions of reason and
J sound py,-Mqym&totfer,
Mecklenburg Declaration, prefacing it with
highly interesting and most impressive
remarks, in which he related incidents of his
own memory, reaching far back in the past.
When he had finished, the military gure a
THE PBOPLBf A eONBeport of the Board of County
A large and euthuatactic meeting of the
citizens of Crave was held last week at
Newborn to give expression to their views
in favor of a Convention. The meeting
was largely attended and many of the
most prominent men in that section of the
State were present snd took a part in tbe
The following expressive resolutions
were unanimously adopted:
1. An unalterable attachment to popu
lar liberty, and the principles and forms
of law established by our fathers for se
curing the same.
2. The Constitution under which we
are now attempting to conauei public
affairs (usually called the Canby Consti
tution) needs many amendments, lu order
to secure popular content, industry, thrift
and happiness ; and, before, indeed, there
can be any efficient legislation for the
advancement of these ends.
3 Without going iuto details, not now
practicable or desirable, it needs amend
ments in our judgment, in tbe judiciary,
and in the county government, which
should be reformed, simplified, and made
more economical; educational affairs, now a
scandal to tbe Slate, should be overhauled
and put upon a respectable footing ; cor
porations and private and local laws
should be subordinated to public authority
ard public interests ; the power to tax
and incur debt for the public should be
more zealously guarded ; the eight amend
ments made by-acta of the assembly in
1373 (supposed to be of doubtful validity)
should bo affirmed : the platitcdes and
trite moralities interpolated into tbe bill
of rights, tbat grand old magna eharla of
our ancestors, should bo taken out of it ;
many provisions admitted to be unintelli
gible or absurd should be made plain or
expunged ; and tbe Constitution should
be throughly unloaded of all matters
found there, not consisting oi fixed princi
ples but belonging to the field of varying
policy, and not therefore having proper
place iu the fundamental law.
4. Of the modes prescribed by the
Constitution, tbat by convention is deem
ed the one suited to our case. Tbe varie
ty and complexity of ibe defects in the
instrument to be amended make the other
inappropriate, if not quite im practicable.
5. We are therefore ot the opinion the
approaching General Assembly should
call a Convent ion to review the present
Constitution, and by proper alterations
make it consort with the interests and
wishes of the people of the State.
We disclaim all purpose or desire
through such Convention to disturb tbe
homestead provisions now secured by law,
unless it be indeed to make it more sure
and valuable. Aud also aH purpose or
wish to disturb the condition of tbe color
ed people of tbe State as secured to them
by tbe Constitution of the United States.
And as we arc advised, a limitation may
be put to the powers of tbe Convention
by tbe organic laws of the assembly, we
are content that these should be so limited
as not to touch the subjects in qws.iou.
With good will to all men, we seek to
establish a stable government for ourselves
under which we may, in peace and with
some prospect of success, labor for tbe
attainment of prosperity and happiness
for om selves, and for the honor aud dig
nity of the State.
We seek a limited, localized and eco
nomical government, without which there
can be ho personal freedom.
We seek equal aud exact justice to all
men ; no partial legislation, uo partial
dispensing of justice, uo partial nor need
less taxation, holding our self-government
well tu band aud warring against all as
sumptions and usurpations of power.
We desire to see governments rigidly
restricted within the legitimate dominion
of political power, .by excluding there
from all executive and legislative inter
meddling with tho affairs of society, where
by monopolies are fosterred, private inter
ests snbserved, privileged clashes aggran
dized and individual freedom unnecessarily
and nppressingly restrained.
This is the platform on which we stand
as constitutional reformers. The crisis is
important aud suggestive. We are said
to have, of those who agree with us, a
two-thirds majority in each branch of the
Assembly, (a rare providence in the his
tory of politics in free governments.) The
necessity for a change is acknowledged
Wby then should we not act 1 As
practical, sensible men, we must either do
so now, or conclude to remain saddled for
au indefinite future, to be ridden by am
bitious aud dextrous demagogues.
We lay our views with all respect
before our fellow men of the State and
especially before the members of the ap
proaebiug L-en era I Assembly.
CONTAGIOUSNEW OF GLANDERS.
Regarding the contagiousness of glandera
Mr. Percival submits (he followiug deduc
tion as the result of facts gleaned from
his own experience:
1. That farcy and glanders, wbicb
constitute tbe same disease, are propagat
ed through the medium of stabling, aud
this we believe to be tbe more usual way
ia which d isease is communicated from
horse to horse.
2. That infected stabling may harbor
and retain tbe iufectTou for months or
even years; and altl'ougb by thoroughly
cleansing and making use of disinfecting
means the contagion might be destroyed,
yet it Would not be wise to occupy such
stables immediately after such supposed
dr alleged disinfection.
9. That the virus Or poison of glan
ders may lie for a month in a atate of
incu nation in tbe horse's constitution be
fore tbe disease breaks opt. Of this
have bad tbe most positive evidence.
4. That when a stable of horses becomes
comaminhted the disease often makes
fearful ravages smougtBefu before it quits,
snd it is only after a period of several
months' exemption from all dlseasec of.
tbe kind that a clean bill of health ean be
Gov. Brogden has agreed to an exchange
between Judges, McCoy and Kerr, by
which Judge Kerr will hold Sampson
County Oour4 and Judge McCoy, tbe fall
term of Randolph Ct t.
For Bowan County, showing the receipts aud
r b i t.i u
j: u . i i a-vS - 4SC
DQiug OPfiruiurr ih, iwn
To amount of Taxes Collected
lists $1 3.133 6S
Traders Vs. ',4 S 1 1 "T r ' f
Subject to a eredU for ever ehares,
insolvents &o amounting probaby
to - - 9300.00
Sheriff's Com. 113397.46. 69987 $99987
The following claims were audited by the
John A Boydeu C. S. C
T Crauford Dept. Shff
T. G. Ha ugh ton J. P.
J. J. Suiuiuerell Medical services
Do do "
Moses A. Smith Dept Shff
John Sloop Listius Taxes and Judge of
Election " 1150
James Hellard - 1 50
8. M Fuxr Listrusr Taxes mud Judge of
J L Sloau
A. W. Klutts
aud Bqgister "
A 1 If ii Bose
W. T. H. Plaster
G. A. J. Sechlei
" Judge of Election
Moses Fesperman M '
Henry Klutts " M
Henry Barringer, " '
Wiley Bean "
1 50 :
J. P. Wiseman Listing Taxes aud Judge
of Election 11 50
Isaac M. Shaver ,4 3 00
Kiah Fisher " 1 50
Jesse Tboiiiason " 1 50
J. P. Gowuu Listing Taxes M " 10 00
Thomas T. Earuhart 10 00
W. M. Kiuoaid Listiug Taxes and Judge
H. C. Boat
S. A. Earuhart
J. A. Reudleinan
J. K. Gthatn Registrar
O. W. Atwell
Moses A. Smith
J. K. Bnrke
C. F. Waggoner
R. P. Rosemau
J. A. H
J. J. Stewart
J. K. Burke
J. C. Beruhart
J. A. Blackwelder Const
U. B. Arey
W. L, Kestler
Philaud.-r Alexander J. P.
J. W. MeKinzee
P. A. Sloop
Jaaou H nit
Join) P Rytner
K. P. H Stiitiau
H. A. Walton
S It 1 f
J 11. llKltlg
J. H. C'reatt
B. T. Martiu
Jesse W. Miller J.
J. A. Hawkins 4c W
A. Luckey J.
J. P. Wiseman
I) L. Hriugle
Jesse Thomason '
J. K. Urahatn
K. McUiden Rl.tr
K. U. Uardie
A H IfcLeod Jailor
C. W. JehnsOU. A D. 3. RfMlinen Hmnm.i,.
ltauom Jacobs Bridee Iminnotor
M. A. Smith Deut KhflT
lul 0. Shaver Li stillJV Tar,., A-n
a. ueuuieman Jailor
Charles P. Wagirouer Shff
H N Woodsou. making oat .tax Books
Xotieea, registering nrdera ic.
A. Judson Mason 1'i.rmer C.
J. J. Bruner Priutinr
'l' n 11 t D
T. P. Klutts Drugs ?
C. P. Waggiiuer Shff
O. w Atwell Dept 8hff
John Eagle making Coffin
0 P. Beamhardt Repairs done Jail
James Luckey Uepairiug Bridga
C. V. John sou " "
J. J. Goodman ' "
I). J. Goodman "
D- M. Barrier ' HlW -
Men -ney and Bro Lumber and Dravaee
M. E. Allexauder Shff
T. P. Leo
O- W. Atwell
J. K. Burke
B. P. Uoseman
M. A Smith
C. P. Waggoner
John A. Bovden
U A Shimooek List i in Tt..
Julius Coleman Judge of Election
Johu C Suuggg "
Kichard Small "
P B Maunev "
Oathew Rioe Listing Taxes and making
Philander Alexander LUtit g Taxes
J P Jain son -
Wilson Trott '
W P V
Jesse p - , .i
Kiah P JbSera of El Potior,
B A K
L C KiU r Listing Taxes and Judge of
J A Havrkim ,
Thomas iublock "
J U A Lir pard -
0 A Miller making Ballot Boxes t
u s Cowan Listing Taxes et
Bichard Cnlbertaoa " "
John P. Bodge - '
J L Graeber u M
B S P Lippard M "
Thomas 0 Watson Listing Taxes
James B Gibson i '
W H eider . v ' u
M A Pespennsn "
PA Sloop Liating Taxes Ac
W t Brandon Ikidre of Election
Levi Trexler Listing Taxes
J C Berahardt " - 4 Registrar
Noah Peeler Jodge of ElecUou
Jesse Tbomason Lasting Taxes
J L tioau . j. p.
S H Diggers Dept Shff
L P Roger
Andrew Jackson '
J 8 Bicket
S I TV" 0mK
R S Hams "
WW Hall flonst
McNeely A Walton for Blankets
J U JGarnJtan .Xepairson Jail
John Earuhart Making Ballot Boxes
B P Frailey Conroeer
W H Porter Special officer
I B Sain making Ballot Boxes
Dr R A Shimpoek Jndge of Election
George Lyerly . , M
Jacob Pows 44 44
Witness Ticket in State Cases
Expenses of Board as per former state
ment - 90115
Judgement obtined in the Supewor Cxmn.
wsu county during the war. aoooutinf to
Lh W B jjaJMOOO
perwneot debts eontraeted in ) is&.M
the rear labB.onethoagandonrbich ' t
k tu Iwm mini in ikani.t 1 h.wl
. BW SFm0fr
B 1 1 1 III
Clock County Cmmision r
T heBoi-of sylLLS.
If all the ailments, bodily and menial, which
torment the tinman family eewld be traced to
their primary source, it would probably be
found that three-fourth of l Ik in orininnled in
the failure of the stomach and the otbei organ'
by which the food is converted into nutriment
and applied te the purpem of life, to perform
the tasks allotted to them by nature, vigorously
and regularly. Thin being the case the vaat
importance of a medicine which compels thene
organs to do their whole duty, thoroughly and
efficiently, becomes at once apparent. H octet -ters
Stomach Hi iter may be truly characterised
a a preparation of this kind, indeed as the only
one which can be implicitly relied on as com
bining the properties of a stomachic, au alter
ative and an airient in audi proportions a lo
produce simultaneously the desired eflwet upon
. 1 X 1 1 J f . f
the disordered stomach, liver and intestine
This condition in warren led by the celerity and
certainty with which the Hitters afford r-lid
in chronic caxe of dypeiia. torpidity of the
liver and constipation. The false idea thai
these complaints and others that grow out of
them, could be cured by fierce cathartics, has
at last, it ia hoped, keen tboroMehly exploded.
The aick, during the last hundred veers have
swallowed thousands of tons of mercury, seam
roouy, gamboge, croton oil, jalap, Ac., and tens
of thouaunds of graven have been- prematurely
filled thereby. But everv in e the principle of
revolution, as embodied in Hoetettera Stomach
Bitters, was arrayed asaim jhe principle of
prostration, as repreaented by mineral aalivanta
and furious purgative, the latter baa steadily
and aurelv fallen into deserved contempt. The
outcry against stimulation by which concortors
of depicting drenches hoped to give attfet to
their ditguiing and dangeroua compound has
only served lo increase the demand Tor th
wholesome stimulant, tonic and aleraiive which
tor twenty-five year iriuphed over all oppoai
fieri and i now the moat popular medicine in
the Western hemisphere. ,
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OF AMERICAN ART TASTE !
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THE ART JOURNAL OF AMERICA,
Mtgti.ficeriiCjt.ee Wunr(aU carried ut .'
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reprcaeutaiion of the productions of our great
; . I i . . . .
ar.iHiH, uan ai w ay oeen recomzeu, anu inaot
atU-miM havf Ix en iiiuot Ot mtil ili wunt 'I I10
Piiccensive failurea wiiidi aoinvairahly followed
each atleaipt in ihix country to etabliah an art
journal, did not prove the iaditfercuce of the
people of America to the claiuw of high art.
?o aoon .w a proper appreciation of the watu
snd nn ability to meet ii wereahown, the public
at once r.nlud v. in, enthnhiaoaj lo it support,
and the result wait a rel artistic aud commer
cial triumph TJIE A LUIS &
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value anu bcuutr ol Till. ALOIS K
a 1 - - - - y . . , . .
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clone ot tbe year. While other publication!,
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rivals of a simitar clasa, THE ALDlSEx
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Tbe national feature of THE ALDISE mnat
be taken in no narrow sotae. True art i cosmo
politan. While THE ALD1XE ia a strictly
American institution, ii does jkm conbue iiarlf
entirely to tbe reproduction of native art, lot
mission ia to cultivate a broad and appreciative
art taste, one that will discriminate onlv on
ground- of intrinsic merit. Thua, whlleplacing
before the patrons of THE ALOIS h, as n
leailing cbaraeteristic, the prodoctioes of the
mot noted American artiata, attention will al
ways be given to npeciiiiens from foreign ma
ler, giving aubacribeni sll the pleasure snd
iniru-tion obtainable from home or foreign
The artiatie illuatratioa of American scem-ry,
original with 1HE ALUISE, ia an important
feature, and it- magnificent plates are of a site
more appropriate to the satisfactory treatment
of details than can be afforded by any inferior
page. The judicious interspersiob of landscape,
marine, figure, and animal subjects, sustain an
unabated interest, impossible where the acoue
of tbe work confines the artist too closely to a
single style of subject. The literature of THE
A I WIil? - - - it -.. . r .
o-ei-'r. ia a ugni ana graceiui accompani
ment, wormy of tbe artistic features, wilh onlv
such technical disquisitions as do not interfere
Willi tbe popular interest of tbe work
r&SMZVM roa 1 873
Every subscriber for 1875 will receive a beau
tiful portrait, in oil colors, of the same noble
dog whose picture in a former issue attracted
so much attention.
"Man's Unselfish Friend
will be welcome in every home. Even-body
loves such a dog, and the portrait is executed
so true lo the life, that it eems the veritable
presence of tbe animal itselt The He v. T. De
W itt 1 almage tells that his own Newfoundland
dog (the finest in Brooklyn) barks at it! Al
though so natural, no one who this premium
chromo will have the siiRbtest fear of bettur
Besides the chromo, everv advance subscriber
to THE ALVISE for 1875 ia constituted a
member, and entitled lo all tbe privileges of
THE ALDIN2 ART U.7ION.
Ihe Lnioa owna the originals of all THE
ALD1SE picture-, which, with other paintings
and engravings, are to be distributed anion?
the members. To every series of 5,000 snbscri
bers, 100 different pieces, valued at over $2,500
are distributed as aoon as the series ia full, ami
the awards of each aeries aa made, are to be pub
lished in the next succeeding issue of THE AL
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uiHiiuuuvu uj BPP'7"t w
THE ALDIKE COMPANY,
m MAIDZ LAKE, NEW rOJfJTl-Jept 24. 1874-iy.
A BEAUTIFUL IITALIC GRAVE CO V RIM G
Is now oHered to everv we iuertsUiJ
ib ir deceased relatives.
Tb-V are inade in four sia, with a variety ofMjba, ranging in price from its
lo SOU. accornin lo iae nun aivie. smn
galvanized Ys suit tbe taste of purchasers.
. . . t i x-
mir tmi.h rkbrit4a iiPitin-. i I'lr'niiiHTi "
HIS HARUSUBK UCuUKA I IUN
is oBererl at iucn prie s as o pieer w viiuiu reacu oi a.i. e iuiic the titiaaa
and publis etierally to call and exauune
Specimen cam b seen at J. A. Ramsay's oftc " m wmm.
, C PLYLER, Aent
, SailiBb-n,. K CA. 6. J874- "
For sate at J . M K' s cOi'i. Arnip
yielda pr aere le hish4a ; "ii- am 35 buah
ls. Ttmk thtt)r-uiuiui ImiK (all. call aoa.
I will sell mir Suljion ReVl Devil, without
reserve at auction on Thursday, (Xtohrr 5ih,
on the JWlinbiir Fair j;romtn,ilbine the week
of the Fair. 'jUi ia a i-hence rarely oflt-red to
Ktt a fine hlouflvd Stallion. 1 ean refer any
parliea wautin; diacriHitu and pedigree to Col.
Jno. A. liuiliralibarr.
Turbine Wer Wheel.
POOLE rf- o..i BALTIMORE,
Kaaafaetarara far tas Sooth a ad Saatkwast;
Nearly 7000 now iu ue, amkirfr umlcr
lieail- varVing fiom 2 lo 240 feet !
24 cizi !, from 5; i 2G inches.
1 lie most pot.fi fol Wbwl iu
lh' in r 'k I
.Ann en t I'C.o.otQical p
: us of Water
Lirj.- I LIA'A III A Till)
" . v . . . , ., , . .,
! 'f r.itd.
ruaviit a.ot n:.iMi; ii v
S-'OJIt . . i If
and Uotlcr. Bibcock iTc
I u bu Ions B fl rs, 1-J augi.'s C.nh. t br
Mincraia. Saw and ii ii Mills. Flouring
.Mill Msrhtuifry It Wfnie lid Wrnks
and Oil stifis, Si. it i-.g l'uil. ys at.d
KEXIX FOBCfRtUJLAttS. -
Sep. 3. 1874 -binus,
AND THE SOUTH WEST.
Tbe undersigned wishes lo inform bis nomer
oos friemU that be has received the appoint
ment lo sell through lickels from Salisbury, N.
II loall points in Texas, Arkansas, Mi i--ippi,
Alabama, Missouri, Tennessee and LneiiHiana,
via Charlotte, Columbia and Aitirusia K. KtMkd,
:inrt ilieir Southern I onnectious, Thruuab ,
Kiuigraut Tk kfts. or Fir-l CIsni Ticketa sold,
and IWeage clir-cked ihroiigh. Parties wibing
to take Laborer- to the above State, wilt find '
it greatly to their own dvantageby negotiating
wiib the undersigned at Salisbury. Information
in regard to Stales, lime and Connectiooa will
be furnished either personally or through the
A. POPE, ben'I. Passenger A Ticket At.
Columbia, 8. G.
J. A. McCONNAUOHEY,
Agt..C. C. A .. R. Saliburv. N. C.
Sept. 3. tf. Special Agent.
Offer the beet selection of Jewel re to to.
iouno in est era .urtb Carolina, Consisting of
LADIES' A GENTS GOLD WAT EES'
Csold Opera a seal Vest Chain..
SILVER W ARE, GOLD PENS, nfc
They are arail for tbe c.lrbrtl TUmwm-A
ed from MiuBte Xrystsi PEBBLES.
Vt atches, CIscka and Jewelrv repaired and
warranted 12 months, charges as low as rnnsfa
lent with goods Work.
Store on Main street. 2 d. ato v.t t
nKaB-sVvllnH BrlnnW "
g BELLA BP 0..
iu bcauliljfng snd prdh-rting ibe rrsvet a
t j .
w paniitu coioXyUesi;
A glffavrnWl jM?9om1m
"i." upxiuu ct in r rnuri
for tltStnat-Kr sy la r-n Jj
Cedar Cove Nnraerii
i.refl aud Jai1..r Pr....XT7 .
U-4 Plaiua. Tadkhi Cooat
tires! iii ioceoienu ot
cbast-r of Kniit. i
Ane. 0, lir
EXMSS & HARRIS.
RALEIGH. N. C.
im stocl 1871.
125 H ies "Old Tick" CoBee,
75 Bbi 8egars,
50 lt.izi-s Asoried Candy,
35 Package No. I Mackerel,
15.000 lbs Bacon,
3,000 lbs H-et Sntr-r Carrd
3 00 Has Krfiieed lyerd,
500 lbs 8 tj(sx esrcil H-ef,
25 I .4. Brandy IVarke-a,
5 44 Lu.ou Syrup,
50 H.xes Candlee,
10 K' jrs Suda,
10U I) .a Oyate-m,
30 000 Cigirs,
150 R inn N'ri;. Paper,
HO It x (i-iinri I'nih,
1)0 - ok- id Alum 8K,
5o " 1). jilei.'s 1 leie
A Ih- ..ri i.f Nits. Shoe. St
I v.tv rVii'l llardwar.. Sailll. tt HsiHeiaij
Tann-rs. K-r.i.i ,.e. Al Marbitie Ud. WtJ
are also ayH L. Uief sVbast-d Ahvelia
Security Oil. Waratttt-d to Maud a are toes
f one 1 QiiJred & fifty d-gre FahreaeBW
k ther.-f..r perfectly safe 5. Very little Vgjk
We ale bar., a fuH stork of Liquors, sssb
SS Foster. Duliu. or Bailey. Whiskey laay
Gin. Ginger Ac DlaVkbe-rry Rraady, Fna,
Mederia. Sherry. &. ma lag a Wioee, Alas.
The .il.oV. j.torV ta offered at Wholasajs
dt Retail, at the very lowest figures.
RINGJIAM et (XX.
May. 14 1874 tf.
I am now prepared to take Picture
atyle. I am located just this aid of .
Hall in a splendid doth Ifooee, aod kwreaW
best light I ever Raw. Gail and szaasiae far
yoiir-elves. J. S. 3BOADWAY.
Oct. 22, 1874 ,
Fanners' Cskoii Hub.
Will sbip your Cotton to any market desires'
and make liberal advances on it. Ws
tsrmiucd to make this roar market for
and prod.ice. Prompt attention given to mil as
drr. ami concintsenU.
We have (he aaency of six first class Life and
Fire InMirance Companies of New York, sati
shall be pica! to serve oar friends at
eat rite. W
Otfi e in Store VwlerfoH A Wns.
near Market Hosv-e.
T. J. FTBa A
alblmrv Oct, 13th I-" ;.
' " . i HmyvanfTTr sasesa.
Price Wmrjtam rea i , witk kitu of haftatr
sSa . a x o ' etb
T!"d Plains. V JkM .Jdtt 'w
Enniult t . i,
EYE EAR Institute.
JULIAN J.CIilLbOM. si. D,
sot oEyemmd Ear ZAaeases as Sto
University oj Md.,
Bnrgenn is Ufsargs.
This I.ti iitior., esiaMIabed ro eaw mi Slaw
larxest and finest dwelling, in tbe dty of Be
timore, is throughly QaWnniarej snd fitted Sf
With every convenience for tbe eaclosiv
mnt of persons so fiVring from Eye and
r-ach pat icn l has s chamber to
receive swry atuntion frosa seHbd
The Sorec.r with his fasnih resedea in the
Institute, a very .great convenience to
especially lh-e orrated noon, who
v in ted at all limes and at a
geSTTTaoas desiring information will SJ-p7
.v letter to JL'LIAN J. CHIL80M, UJk
4 w 66 Fi snkUa Bl, Bshiawjra sfs
The HAflOH HAJILII
Winners of THREE HIGHEST ULDhLt
mmd Diploma s Hoasw i Viesma, 73, eaW Pwfk
17, now ojer the Finest Isnrlsissl mfkU Baw
Cabinet Ovwaas esv sto werkfi, lailiKsg SfT
sftyle wiib recent improvements, not omAJ M
elusive iv cash, as fbrmerlv. but also OS w
plans of easy pavments. the esestfaeovmkssirSSf
oflered. Organs RENTED with PRI V1L-W
of PURCHASE, to almost any part
Address VA9QN A HAMLIN OsoasO.
w 1-oaxojr Nrw Yos;