North Carolina Newspapers

    The Carolina Watchman.
VOL. V. THIRD SERIES
SALISBURY N. C JANUARY, 21, 1875
NO. 66. WHOLE NO. 70
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From the Sander (Washington City)
Herald.
The celebration at Lincoln Hall, on Fri
day evening, of Andrew Jackson's victory
over the British at New Orleans, January 8,
1815. was the largest and meet harmonious
meeting we have ever seen in the District of
Columbia, The hall, at an early hoar, was
filled to repletion with one of the most re
spectable audiences ever seen at a public
meeting anywhere, and, by the imtnens
enthusiasm manifested, give evidence that
the people Were thoroughly aroused every
where over the Administration outrage to
Louisiana.
now. They forget that we are all Americans
or freemen much more than we are Domo
crats or Republicans.
We Southern men have learned some
things by bitter experience. We were once
proud and lifted up, felt able to whip five
Yankees apiece, and defied misfortune. We
felt and spoke loftily. Mark what baa be
fallen as. A mysterious Providence has
brought us low iudeed. Our adversaries
triumph, and "servants now bear rale over
us.' Let me say, with due solemnity, to
them who mock our sorrows and gloat over
our downfall, that the hand which humbled
us cau reach tbem.
I can readily conceive how this reckless
From the Cincinnati Commercial.
THE NEW SCRIPTURES.
Schurz on Sheridanizino- StatM
m -
Une of tbe most brilliant and masterl v
w
GENKSKS CHAPTER 1.
f Mi
Speeches were made by a number of dis- tramoliusr down of law and risrht under the
- . .i -t tr I . . . ...
unguisoea gentlemen, among tnem nun.
Wm. M . Robbins, of N. C. who said-
The call made upon me is a surprise. I
came hsre not to speak, but to listen, and to
a ami- .w . 1 1 aMnJaiwil mft PrAmrrall'fl
A II uui jeswmnar we r- vcia u v a a
hardihood "in breaking up Parliament, we
scarcely expect to witness in oor own age
and country a scene so much like it. When
it becomes fashionable to put down State
Legislatures because ttey differ with the
Executive in political opinion, think you
that Execntive would be likelv to submit
patiently to impeachment, for instance, by a eozoon begat monad,
Congress of opposite political faith, or any animalcule.
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which ought to havebcen done ; Dehilitv. Low
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He blushed a fiery red,
Her heart went pit-a-pat ;
She gently hung her head,
And looked down at the mat.
He trembled in his speech ;
He rose from where he nt,
And shouted with a screech,
"You're sitting on my hat !"
From the New Orleans Bulletin.
MOTHER GOOSE FOR THE TIMES.
NURSERY RHYMES.
Sing a song of sixpence,
A stomach full of Rye,
A Governor and General
Both told a lie.
"The Governor in his office,
Hiding the people's money,
The General in a bar-room,
Drinking "Peach and Honey."
Humpty Sheridan sat on a wall,
Humpty 6heridan had a great fall
All of Grant's horses, and all of Grant's men,
Cannot put Humpty together again.
Fe.Fi Fo h um,
1 smell the blood of a V hue League man ;
approve by my presence that I understand to
be the purpose of this meeting ; namely, to
revive the memory of events which shed lus
tre upon the whole American people; to
strengthen our lo-e of liberty and indepe
dence by thinking of what they cost. It is
well for us toloofe beyond the sad scenes of
the late sectional conflict, and recall the
common trials, common dangers, and com
mon triumphs of earlier times that tbe spirit
of the brotherhood may be reawakened in our
souls.
I am a Southern man a North Carolin-
tan. This is tne nm tune l ever stooa De-
fore a popular assemblage north of the Po
tomac. It is a fitting time to give utterance
to the real sentiments entertained by me and
those who sent me to this Capital as their
representee. I am here to promore peace.
reunion, and revived feelings of fraternity
among the American people of all sections.
I am not hear to tear open old wounds, but
to aid in healing them. As a citizen of the
defeated and humiliated section, it might be
thought natural for me to cherish
bitterness and study revenge. And so, per
haps, I might do if no one's fortunes but my
own were at stake. But I cannot forget
that in our homes there are innocent little
prattlers who are to live after us. In our
poverty we can leave them little else, but I
want to leave them a happy, peaceful, free,
well-governed country to live in. These,
my countrymen, are the pledges of my pa
triotism and the hostages which bind me to
my allegiance.
Most bartily, therefore, do I join with you in
celebrating this day as a day ever memorable
in the annuls of our common country. It is
pleasant and profitable to recur to an event
at the rjecollectiou of pride and satisfaction.
The history of that event is so well known
to you that I shall uot dwell upon its details.
Will you pardon me for speaking from the
heart, hi true simplicity and saying that
while eifting here to night thinkiug of the
event we celebrate and others too. which
have occurred siuceone prominent thought
has been uppermost, and it is this, that
"pride goeth before destruction, aud a haugh
ty spirit before a fall." The most striking
thing to me about the battle of New Orleans
is the arrogant spirit with which the British
army marched into it with the impious cry
of "booty and beauty" Upon their lips, aud
the utter discomfiture which followed, with
scarcely a scratch to the army of "Old Hick
ory." It reminds one of the destruction of
Seuuaehenb, when
"The Angel of Death spread his wings ou
the blast.
And breathed in the face of the foe as he
passed," - L
It is impossible to avoid the thought that
there are those who are at this moment
seeking to subjugate that same city of New pie 0f Louisiana, that they are not
vi K'iuis auu me mate ui ijouisiana, auu uo-
ing so much of that same proud, reckless,
and defiantly impious spirit shown by Pack-
enham and his army. 1 he dissonmture will
follow ; not bloody like theirs , but a political
overthrow awaits the men who are actine
thus recklessly which will prove, what as a
Democrat 1 devoutly believe, that the peo
ple of America still love liberty in their heart
of hearts without respect to section or par
ty.
It is not ray purpose to indulge iu any bit
of his many able sneeches in the ftn
According to Tyndatt, Huxley, Spender) wm delivered by Senator Schun on tbe
and Uvnctn. Louisiana outrage, a brief synopsis of
which baa been printed in this journal.
Tbe following is a passage in nil :
On all sides we hear the Question ask.
1. Primarily the Unknowable moved ed : "If this can be done In Louisiana, it
upon cosmos aud evolved protoplasm. such things be sustained by Congress,
2. And protoplasm was inorganic and bow long will it be before it can be done
undifferentiated, containing all things in in Massachusetts and Ohio 1 How long
potential energy; end a spirit of evolutions before the constitutional rights of all the
moved upon the fluid mass. States, the self government of all the peo-
3. And the Unknowable said. Let pie will be tramnled under foot? tin
iron heel of tbe military may pave the way atoms attract ; snd their contact begat long before a general of the army nay
to a fearful crisis and appalling convulsions i:h it electrieitw. sit in the chair vnn .n. to Aii-
VAntloTn Ta1 And the Unconditioned sttfareav tested election, in order to make a mSh
StePLs tiatod the atoms, each eiteriU kind; and ity in the nato; and before a soldier
. ... . . . . " . U.l. mn ...Li . lln " - - J tll .I.IL . I TT V .
diers, bow long will it be before some stout 5 , uu wm uuo wic xiuuse oi nauoaai
President wiP drive out Congress f When water. Representatives, pointing to tbe Speaker's
o. And there went out a spirit of evo- mallet say, "Take away that bauble T"
lutfon from the Un conditioned, and, work-1 Wild and exaggerated as these spprehen-
ing in protoplasm, by accretion and sions may seem, yet these are tbe feelings
aoBorpuon proaucea tne organic cell. yon will near expressed when tbe voice
6. And cell by nutrition evolved pri- of the people penetrates to yon. And I
mordial germ, and germ developed proto- would ask you, can you risk what is pot-
gene ; and protogene begat eozoon ; and sible and what not ? Wbo is there among
and monad bepat us who but three years a?o woold have
w a
expected to be called upon to approve tbe
ter language iu speaking of these proceed-
If 1 did 1 should
mgs.
I am
be misunderstood
a son of one of those sister States
which nave been standing for ten years with
hands crossed and bound with fetters waiting
for the word of deliverauce to be spoken b v
Congress whatever, when he was in command
of a mailitary so servient to lawless orders as
De Trobirand the other day, who only re
plied to the protests of expiring liberty by
saying, "I am a soldier, and have nothing
to do but obey orders."
Moreover there is another imminent dan
ger, Our Presidential eleetions come very
ofren. If States are kept in pupilage aud
guardianship under Federal coutrol. how
long will it be before such an election will
turn upon counting out or counting iu the
votes of some single State whose statehood
is questioned by one party or another ? Or
a State will have two governments, as sever
al have now, two sets of electiors, the re
cognition of one of which sets will decide a
Presidential election. When such a junc
ture arises, and wbo can say it may not
arise in a few years, what assurance have
we that it can be passed over peaceably ?
Is there not too much reason to fear that
there would be an outbusrt of convulsion
from tbe Lakes to the Gulf, neighbor clutch
ing at the throat of neighbor over the whole
laud ; not a sectional war as we lately had,
but a true civil war, desolating every town
ship, county, aud State ? May God avert
such a calamity. Having fought through
the whole late war, I am able to realize the
fearful evils of war. and I trust we may see
no more of it iu our country. Rut what I
haye said shows how easily it might come,
aud that, after all, as long as we depart, in
the slightest oegree, from the plain prin
ciples of tbe Constitution we walk upon a
volcano.
It is time for us to take reckoning in
soberness as to the dangers that environ us.
and avert them by recurring to tbe funda
mental doctrines principles ofpopular liberty
which lie at the base of our institutions. It
is time for us, also, to banish the spirit ot
sectional strife and ill feeling, and, recog
nizing each other's virtues as well
as fruits, (for we all have both ) learn to
forget and forgive, and be brothers again.
We of the South are not perfect. Neither
are we so bad as our eueuiies paint us.
Rut 1 am not going uow to enter upon any
defence of our people. Permit me to say,
however, in behalf of the duwntroddeu peo-
assas
sins ; and the best proot of it is this : Kel
logg lives, Longstreet lives, Packard lives.
and many others whose crimes have affronted
high Heaven and whose oppressions might
make even wise men mad."
In eonclusioo, let me pay a tribute to the
horic patience and forbearance of the peo
ple of New Orleans. They show that
greatuess which is superior to all others
the power to rule their own spirits. Such
fortitude under sore trial would do honor to
any race of men ; it is glorious ; it must be
God-given. I hail it as the inspiration of
coming deliverance and the harbinger of
Louisiana's redemption. I thank you, gen
tlemen, for hearing me so patiently.
I Stiring and spirited addresses were also
made by Senator Bogy, of Missouri, Repre
7. And animalcule begat ephemera; gross, most unjustifiable usurpation of
then began creeping things to multiply on Judge Durrell and the President's en
the face of the earth.
8. And earthy atom in vegetables pro
toplasms begat tbe molecule, and thence
came all grass and every herb in the
earth.
9. And animalcule in the water evolved
fins, tails, claws, and scales ; and in the
air wings and beaks ; and on the land
they sprouted such organs as were nec
essary as played upon by the envirno
ment. 10. And by accretion and absorption
came the radiata and mollusca, and begat
articulata and articulata begat vertebra
ia. 11. Now these are tbe generations of
forcement of it as tbe lawful origin of
State Government 1 And wbo of yon,
when permitting that to be done, would
have expected to see the United States
soldiers march into a ball of a State Leg
islature to decide its organization t Per
mit that to-day, and who of you can tell
me what we shall be called upon nay
forced to permit to-morrow.
Senators ! wo have arrived at a crisis
I will not conceal that I cannot contem
plate that this crisis without grave appre
hension, tor what has happened already
makes mo look torwaid with anxiety to
what may still be in store for us. We
are evidently on a downward slope, and
to
This lion eccaitomed to receive the
tribute of the world's admiration, has
been taken rather rudely by the beard,
and has had some nlain talk (mm
r
Raleigh bard given in homely and unvar
nished phrase.
Te who go to that lordly cataract with
reverential awe, and judgements trained
to traditional submission, learn from Use
following lines, hew to speak the truth
fearlessly and independently
:tou oo i roll on I tsos deep and dark
Niagara I
I wouldn't he surprised if y
ug on wkesa I m away,
you old cues ! ,
Taint much after all to roll over
like that ;
Get up and roll back again, if you
to gain eclat,
You old cuts I
Neuse River is rcaddy and red and
much on tbe "roll" of fame ;
But I bet if she came to a plsee like that,
She'd tumble over all the same without
so much fuss,
You old cuss !
Two Lad
day Last, about three o
ladies, daughter, of
Pymanturing, were drowned m
nango, two miles asm Sharpev.llr,
They started to ernes an tka lea.
Sv a
wnen about thirty feet frees the
ce gave way, letting both into the
A brother who was a
lo nrnj
Hedce. of
the fct
-1
the
tessee off heard their cry for hake, and mo
straggled In &e
to their asstalsnae. H
-ttv'1
want
not
sjerr oesawlfaw kesw, in a vim
deafmWaVef tXZhlt
arhlLj
aeTdsm-
tW km, ami
te swa
the higher vertebrata, in tbe cosmic period the question is where we shall laud. It
that tbe Unknowable evolutcd tbe bipedal j is not the success of Napoleonic ambitions
mammalia. in this country that I tear, for if they ex-
12. And every man of the earth, while isted they would still find in America not
he was yet a monkey ,and the horse while a French people to deal with ; but what
he was a hipparion, and the bipparion be- I do have reason to fear, if we continue
fore he was an oredon. on in that course, is this : thst our time-
13. Out of the acidan came tbe amphi- honored constitutional principles will be
bian and begat the pentaductyle; aud the gradually obliterated by abuses of power
peutadactyle by inheritance and selection establishiug themselves as precedents ;
produced the hylobate; from which are that tbe machinery of administration may
simiadae in all their tribes. become more and more a mere instrument
14. And out of the simiadae the lemur of ring rule, a tool to manufacture major-
prevailed above his fellows and produced I iiics and to organize plunder, that in the
the platyriuc monkey. I hollow shell of lcpoblican forms the gov
15. And the platyrine begat the eatar lerument w ill become the mere football of
r!i i ue, the catarrh i ne monkey begat the an- I rapacious sad despotic factions.
thropoid ape, and Uie ape, begat tbe longi
Another case ot recovery from severe
wound of tbe brain is recorded by Dr.
Baldwin in the Richmond and Louisville
Medical Journal. It appears that a lad.
16 years old, was accidentally wounded
by the discharge of a pistol in the hands
of a companion a ftw feet distant. Upon
receiving the shot, the boy fell with vio
lence, but did not lose consciousness.
The ball, about the size of a buckshot,
entered the right frontal bone an inch a
bove the center of toe eye-brow, and, pass
ing through the brain, lodged in the oc
cipital bone near the center of tbe occipital
cross. A silver probe passed by its own
weight to tbe center of tbe brain, without
a .sata a
touching tne nail, j As a precautionary
measure be was bled, and Epsom salts
were administered. Tbe wound healed
rapidly, without any constitutional distur
bance, and in ten days he returned to bis
home. He is still living in good health,
and has never suffered tbe slightest incon
veuience from tbe accident.
U e
them clinging to
bore to get assistance from the
But the young ladies had
ed and exhausted that they were mull
' m
Grant says the "Military" are net Law
yers, and Grant is right, and failhoraawL
Grant is himself something of a '-military,"
snd like "necessity knows no law." In
his message Grant says that Gen. 8b
dsn never
"Expressed the determinet on
coed beyond what the law m
might authorise for the punishment of the
atrocities which have been committed , and
the commission of which cannot be mm
ceesfully denied.''
Did Grant ever bear of such a docu
ment as that called tbe Constitution of the
United States 1 Did be ewer hear at
such a thing ee mm export facto law t
Did he ever hear tbe 4 th clause of the IX
section of Article I of the Federal
titution f It says.
"4. No bill of attainder or
1. .1,-11 V r..4 n
Dow he know that aaj law
now or in the future affixing new
mcnt to acts committed in the peat wooid
be an ex pott ado law f
SI M -. k ms -
veniy "the military" are not lawyers,
and verily, verily, Grant and 8 bee idee
are "military." And yet, great Heaven.
the destiny of tbe country is in
hands ! Journal.
reeogwj-KsiJeu
What One Vote Did. A single vote
in New York city, says the Express,
made Jefferson President of the United
States, and this one vote moved tbe poli
cy ot the Government not only under
Jefferson, but under his successor, Jsmes
Madison. So a single vote of 100,000
votes made Marcus Men ton Governor of
Massachusetts, fto one vote elected Wm.
Allen, in the Gbillicotbe district, to Con
gress in 1834, and one vote subsuqnently
made mm United states beuator tor six
years later. Tbe following case of the
kind is still more remarkable: In 1630, .
Ah Am eric ax Bask Lost at Ska.
Ou the night of December 23d twe
seamen were landed at Queens town, wbo
are tbe ole survivors of a crew of twenty,
of the American bark Amity, which sail
ed from Philadelphia for Antwerp on the
19th of November. ; limy give the fol
lowing account of the loss of the vessel
and their mates: After having been
three weeks at sea the vessel became
water-logged. The. boats in which the
men attempted to save their lives having
capsized, those who escaped being drowned
took to the rigging, but one after the
other was washed off until only four re
mained. Of these two became insane and
refused to leave tbe rigging, when a
Norwegian bark fortunately appeared ou
tbe scene aud, by means of lines from the
life boat, provided means of safety for
the shipwrecked men. The two others
i a . a
got on boara tne Norwegian, and soon
afterwards tho water-logged vessel dis
Ihe omnipotent and triumphant North. Our iaeutativea Parker, of New Hainsphire. Vance,
Be he alive, or be he dead,
I'll grind bu bones to mak
make me bread.
There was a little General,
No bigger than my thumb,
He traveled in a pint-pot,
And carried a little drum.
He had some little garters,
To garter up his hose,
And a little pocket handkerchief
To wipe his little nose.
Who comes here?
A grenadier. "
What do you want?
To make you fear.
Dickery, dickery dare,
little Phil flew up in the air.
The people up North soon brought him down,
Dickery, dickery dare.
Needles and pine, needles and pins'
Little Phil dares and his trouble begin.
of North Carolina, and Harris, Virginia,
and regret our inability to print all of them
in full. The Fort Whipple and Doonch's
bands rendered good music, and altogether
this meeting was one that will be long re
membered by those who parieipated.
protests against usurpation are apt to be
taken as the mere growliugs of iustly re-.
strained offenders. So we have been con'
ning the lesson of patient, silent endurance.
waiting for the march of events to reveal
the true situation. That time seems now at
hand ." Noth i ng since the war has so strength
ened my hones for our country's future as
the uprising now seen over all the North in
condemnation ot the recent acts of high
handed usurpation in New Orleans. It proves
that the heart of the people is yet sound at
a a. . i
cure. 1 1 A . U A I
gcuciai, auu ucuuks lmuuu, tuuj p. cue u -
: ! J j .1 i . t.i
of the President and the Lieutenant General i v V,eWB ff T. 8 . .57 5 Tnue
I have a special reason for avoiding-all op- Bma" a uear w,nS8 ,n particular, suow-
probrious terms in speaking of those distin- ,ng a disposition to individualize, often
guished men. I fought against them both accompanied by love of the minute,
on many a bloody day, and 1 recognize ' Large ears are usually satisfied with
their ability as captains and their bravery as learning the facts of a case, with the gen
manly views, eral principles involved too strict an at-
Large and Small Ears.
Large ears, as has been observed, says
the Phrenological Journal, hear things in
i a i
mauous oraug, and the oruug begat tbe
chimpanzee, and tho chimpanzee ovulated
the what-is-it.
16. And the what is it went into the
land of Nod and took him a wife of the
longimanous gibbons.
17. And iu process of the cosmic pe
riod were born unto them and their child
ren the anthropomorphic primordial
types.
18. Tbe homunculus, the prognatbus,
the troglodyte, auochton, the tarragon
these are the generations of primeval
man.
19. and primeval man was naked and
not ashamed, hut lived in nuadrumauous IMu olone, ot Cincinnati, was a Laudi-
innocence, and struggled mightily to dalo for the State Legislature. Walking
harmonize with the environment. op Main street on the morning of the elee
20. And by inheritance and natural Hon, be overtook an acquaintance going
selection did be progress from the stable to the polls, who intended to vote the op-
and homogeneous to the comnlex and position ticket. Stone solicited bis vole.
l I - - .... ... ... , . I l iii . t
heretogeneous for the weakest died and "We are old friends,' said be, "and 1 meaejuggiers says: '-vsue mei wnicn
the strongest grew and multiplied. know you will show an old friend that ! Minbman preformed was a very superior
21. and men grew a thumb for that he mark of kiudnes." Party spirit was 1 version of the maugo-tree feat of the In
had need of it, and developed capacities then comparatively quiet. The vo;er re- j dian j ugglcrs. lie took an orange, cut it
tor prey.
22. For, behold, the swiftest man
caught the most animals, and the
swiftest animals got away from the
most men ; wherefore tbe slow animals
were eaten and the slow men starved to
death.
23. And as types were differentiated
the weaker types continually disappear
ed. m. a w.a .a aii
z. And the earth was hlled with vio
Ao event has takn place in
which msy havedhe effect of
the enthusiasm of Grant for
lion by Congress of the ft selltd
legislature. It seems that the inipiaesj
bis Pinchbeck has been at kls old tricks,
and has induced tbe present Kellogg
ialature to elect bim Lmted O
tor, instead of cbooting
Casey, in accordance with the
and expectations of tbe White H
This is the second time that Grant
overturned a government in
tbe purpose of having his
made a United Stales H easier.
times ths pesiilent Pinchbeck, by bis ss
perior smartness, has carried away the
coveted prise. The best thing Grant nan
do is te issue a wrnrlanmtUn
Pinchbeck a bandit, en
dan (boot bim N Y Sun,
beeihsf hi mm
wiakea
Roee-bud Parties.
the
in society. A letter from New
lye:
-bod dinner party is a
latest demoswCrsUaons
Teik
s p pea red.
A - Stahtliho 1 MsTTAMOKPUOeiS.
Some oue wbo has been viewing the bta
THE SONG OF LITTLE PHIL
When I was a little boy I had but little wit.
It is some time ago, snd I've no more yet ;
Nor ever ever shall, until when 1 die.
For the longer I lire, the more fool am I.
Poor oil Billy Pitt Kellogg,
Poor ull Billy Pitt Kellogg ;
They'll make htm a coat,
Of an old Billy Goat;
Won't it be mean to do so
With a ring a ting tang,
Aud u ring a ting tang,
Poor old Billy Pitt Kellogg.
flee, see, what shall I see?
A knavish wag where a man should be.
Three wise men of Washington,
Grant, Williams and Morton.
A II went to sea in a bowl :
If the bowl bad been stronger.
My song had been longer.
At a recent meetiner of the Biological
pociety of Paris, Mr. Henry exhibited
petograpus ot bands of tbe upper classed
of the Annamites. These hands were
characterized by long finger-nails, which
rere worn as a mark of nobility. One of
soildera. Let us take broad,
and do justice to every man. General Sheri
dan is a gallant soldier. I know not how
others feel, but for myself I feel an interest
in the honest fame of every brave Soldier
wbo fought on either side iu the late contest.
I leve my comrades like brothers, and I
respect all our gallant adversaries as "foe
men Worthy or our steel." I Would guard
the fame of all. And if this is ever to be a
happy country again the time must come
when Sherman. Thomas, Grant, and Sheri
dan, and Lee. Jackson, and Johnson, and
the horic men they led, shall all be cherish
ed by America as her beloved sons, and their
matchless deeds of daring and devotion be
treasured as a common heritage. I sincere
ly regret that Grant and Sheridan should
have tarnished by their sad blunders tbe
laurels they won in other days, just as I
mourn over my old commander, Longstreet.
as an archangel fallen.
As a Democrat I b lieve good government
can only be restored by the triumph of the
principles which Old Hickory" up
held, ami tor wnieh our party strut?
tentiou to the enumeration of the details,
especially all repetition of the most unim
portant, h wearisome to them. People
with such ears like generally, and are
usually well fitted to conduct, large en
terprises, to receive and and pay out
money in large sums ; in buying or sell
ing, would prefer to leave a margin rather
than reduce the quantity of goods of any
sort to the exact dimensions of tbe meas
ure specified, and in giving would prefer
to give with a free band and without too
strict a calculation as to the exact amount.
Small ears, on tbe contrary, desire to
know the particulars of a f lory , as well
as the main facts ; take delight often in
examining, handling, or constructing tiny
specimens of workmanship ; are disposed
to be exact with respect to inches and
ounce- in buying or selling, to the extent
at least of knowing the exact number
over or under the stated measure given
plied, "Well, Dan, you are a pretty clev- open, and produced a serpent. This be
iook uown into ino suaieoce, and borrow
ing a robe from one, cut the snake's bead
of and covered it wiiji the robe. When the
robe was lifted again a fox was in place of
the snake. The fox's bead was nut off.
two robes borrowed, and when they were
raised, there was a wolf, which was killed
with a sword. Three robes and a leopard
appeared ; it was slain with a javelin.
er fellow. I don't care if I do." That ode
vote elected Stone, and gave a majority
of one in tbe Legislature, which made
Thomas Ewing Uuited States Senator.
Mr. Ewing's vote on the question of con
firm ing Martin Van Buren as Minister
Plenipotentiary to Great Britain enabled
the Vice President to give tho casting
vote against it, and so made Mr. Van
Buren first Vice President and then P res
tively novel entertammeut
n saw . .a
introduced at Newport tbree summers ago
by Madame Da NoaQles, wife of the
French Ambassador at Washington.
Ths title of tbe affair Is iailnii from tka
font that the dinner is gives in hessar as
two or more young ladies wbo bane smt
made their debut in society.
It is something of a "coming out part v,M
ouly instead of tne guests dancing fkey
eat. Oo the occasion of which we write,
four demoissells were honored four of
tbe prettiest in all this great city, aeear
ding to rumor. Eighteen sat down te
dinner nine ladies (four of them "rose-
bad") and nioe gentlemen. Delmouico pro
vided the meal.
The Kinaton Gazette says r Krnssi a
can boast of the champion walkmt in tbe
1 our robes covered s most savage-looking I State, in the person of John Skeffswd,
lence : for man strove with man. and tribe ident, and determined the general policy buffalo, that was killed with an axe. Five I col. On a wager be attempted tho last
. " l. l 1 f . A ft. aw m tm i a t.
ruDeB covered in parj, out not aitogetner or walking 3 miles in ons aosr snd a
with tribe, whereby they killed off the
weak and foolish, and secured the survival
of the fittest.
of the country for four years.
a lordly elephant, who, when the sword
was pointed st him, seized Minbman by
the neck aud tossed him violently up. lie
gles. Aud I think our triumph is not far . or received, People with such ears would,
off. Our opponents, by their fatuity, illus- . in most cases, prefer a retail to a wholes
trate the maxim that "whom the gods would sale business,
destroy they first make mad." All on wit-1
tingly Grant and Sheridan are feeling for I A Syracuse girl declined to engage
tbe heart of the Republican party with a herself to the object of her affections un-
aagger. iei mem ieei : : ui bis father had given her a written
not only sound
f goad morals,
rwtugrapas represented nails htteen e-giiiy oi moralizing guarantee that his son was
larved n fantastic patterna, like certain hroached awhile ago about the danger of , . warranted to
.4 .1. . 1 3 . . . ... man liMAIIHIIir nntfuil nrt orifh orrnniiiiii f wi
it iue ciuwh nMntr..i i r. . :n : - - t- " h m ...
Atitt4 ; n : . :n :
"K'VVM lift illlt I'll Mill 111 1111a . .. .. . .
tons. NotW thfltandin iftJ. i- . P"WL 6 D "'"Sf
crth i i breeches Tbe Republican Administration
gto, MM najis were bypertrophied. is proud and ditdainful of popular rights
behave both in
single and double harness." That girl
did not intend to be seen in a divorce
court.
Magistrates' Duties.
We presume but few persons are aware
of the following law, to which the Golds
boro Messenger calls attention :
Chapter 71 of the laws of 1871-'72
provides that "the Justices of the Peace
in the several counties of the State may
assemble at the Court House on the first
m r j .. .
tonoay in eacn ana every year, and a
majority of them being present, tbey may
elect by ballot three discreet, intelligent
tax paying citizens, to be known as tbe
'Finance Committee,' whose dnty it shall
be to inquire into and investigate and re
port by public advertisement, at tbe Court
House and some public place in each
township of the county, or iu a newspa
per, if one is published in the county, a
detailed and itemized account of the con-
quarter, and tat fur taw several
merits would undoubtedly have
plished tbe feat. He walked six miles ia
61 minutes, when it was seen that ha
would fail to make bis time and be was
stopped. Tbe walking was dene en ear
The Baltimore Gazette, in reviewing
Gram's receui message on L misiaua mat- mounted feet foremost, and fiuaUy clung
ters.says : by hi toes to the capital ot one of tbe
"It is incarnadined with similar blood columns, Tepada now leaped from tbe
splotches. It is not the Message of a stage, slighting upon the elephants shoul- mot t public street when thronged
President but of a nartisan. It is hitter Ar W'itli a .liort r. I h 44 l. I tk .11 -
m - u . w a u vb m o wi u mv waaua,u mv i - y 9 w d ivjv am sen w vi w uwmm)vwsysmma
and vindictive. It is another attempt to beast on the head, until shriekinc. the nn- dnrini his walk he ran over a child ami
"fire the hearts of the North" by giving wieldy animal reared upon his hind feet, stopped to pick it np, stopped to pull esT
tbe sanction of the Executive to stole . twined bis trunk about one of the great his shoes st.d had to leave the sidewalk
mcnts winch are intended to cover op tbe columns, and seemed trying to lift himself to pass around a cart that was
real poiut at issue, and many of which from the ground and wrap his body around upon tbe pavement. With all
are refuted by the testimony token on tho the great pillar. The music clashed out pediments, bad he con tinned, he would
spot by the sub committee sent to New barbarously. Nordam flashed forth a das-1 have fallen short only 101 minutes. He
Orleans to investigate and report upon tbe ling firework of some sort, snd the ele- svers thst be can accomplish lbs feat and
pbant bad disappeared, and Tepada lay will shortly try it
upon tbe stsge writhing in the fo'ds of a favorable ctrcomt
great boa constrictor and holding up Min
btuau npou bis feet. '
true condition of affairs."
Ritualism in England has a test case
.0 w mar s a a
in tue courts, air. Macnonochie has been
suspended for "using lighted candles as
symbols ; holding processions in the
ii i i i a
the cbnrcli witn a banner bearing a rep
resentation of the Virgin Mary; making
Alixis' Plucky a no Faithful
Bkidk. The pretty little maid of honor.
dition of the county finance, together wilh tbe sign of tbe eross to the congregation ; ' whom the Grand Duke A lei is married all
any information apperiaing 10 any ianus, wearing tbe cope, chasuble and alb, and nnunownsi to tne old folks appears to be
or aoy malfeasance in office by any court having the 'Agnus Dei' sung after the as spunky as she is beautiful. Alexis, it
officers
The law further provides that the Com
mittee shall have power to send for per
sons and papers, and make it a misde
meanor for any to refuse to obey their
summons.
consecration prayer in tbe communion
service." The ease will have a speedy
m W
As illustrating the danger of leaving
small children alone, a Chicago paper tells
the sad fate of a little four-yea i -old boy
in that city wbo was left by his parents
the house, finding
tiearing in the higher courts.
alone in tne nouse. r inaing some car
tridges be placed them on a stove, and j States but seven, none of whose Legiela
added some kerosene. One of the car"
tnrr mppt thia Wintpr nnmr.lv
tridges explored, tho bullet entering the j nia, Connecticut, Iowa, Kentucky, Mary
little fellow's brain, cawing instant death. Und, New Hampshire and Oregon.
will be remembered, was sent to America
that he might forget her, but while that
plan cured the Grand Duke, it didn't ap
pease his bride, wbo was sent out of the
Empire by special train. She went to
No less than thirty Legislatures will t Geneva, and recently it appears that Count
be in session this week. Some of tbem . Shouvaloff was sent to treat with her.
are second and others special sessions, It was proposed that she should renounce
and it has rarely occurred that so many all claims to the band of Alexis, change
have been simultaneously at work. Tile j her name and disappear In return for
Democrats control seventeen of them ; j this service she would reeeiva 1,000,000
the Republicans twelve, and Federal ' roubles down and and annuity of 75,000
bayonets one. The list include all the j roubles, which would be continued to ber
... .1 ii... m i
cuuu iu cu iue tatter survivea ner :
Oalifor-1 but Mrs. Alexis wouldn't
loved Alexis too much for
matters stand at present.
do it. She
that, and so
The Oxford Children,
Whan Nsthaniel 3d aeon, tbe "hoi
iciao, was closing bis earthly career, be
appointed his friend. Wcldoo N. Edwards,
executor of his will, without requiring a
bond, or any responsibility to coart. He
knew thai Mr. Edwards wa
man and could be trusted in
ment of other people's money. Mr.
wards lived a long time in Warren essmty,
and no breath of aspic ion ever soiled his
character for pure integrity. Hit mis van
a model of honesty ior all lbs shDdfSsl el
our land. As same lofty mountain
rises above its Mlows and bathes its
in the golden sunlight, so tbs name of
W eldest N. Edwards looms as on ths
horizon of history, and shines like a Hght
boose to point out the pathway of safety .
One of ibe last act of his life was to i
tbe Orphan Asylum at Oxford, by
hands of his esteemed friend, Hon. A. W.
Venable, bis check for fifty dollars. Yes,
the beauty of LJ life was UlesUated ia
being good.
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