XI, THIRD SEEIE3
"flowing stanzas describe tlic ma.
iliffno precious .tenfcV
-WE'Vi ' rk!-di!imoiMl square
7,1: rich and rre.
g clear and
TlPl& 'are n)a of beaten golo
Gone toS'ofiooL !!
Sa keep herf.Wy &
0 co "see
" rtjeurtuc eiiildreii,Oiite by ?ntN
tviiW''0111 t,,cir 1',d6 a;t b e
''''3 f jjfbifl'V ' ''!.' '.
iiJi.ihJ ith life alone. ' . .
AmlnrttcVen baby be left to cheer
The desolate home of thatjutuju y
SMpkkR np garments here and there,
sTllirofii down iiiyarH.ess haste,
f Anitrig tMliink how.it wmild seem-
' if nntliinsr wiiv risplr.vfd. "
' lf tie.!ione wt always, ns ptillas this,
'HowttoHJHrhe bear tneioneuness j
an(t! ich affliction, whether j'
Wesseirger sent down to thee.
Aiilcretliw shadow r?s fhy thrcshoTfi",
immk hisheaYenv cttii laVe. .
ea lat.iefore Tim all tliou hast; allow
WmPlV-W )! f HF.y;
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M: ofs Suioriul'' calmness, fii-jef
I i (slftmhl le ' f . 1 ' .
'iwiviwaiestie, eijuable, sedate, 1
VoHttrmwig cleansing, iiiakmg free. .
Mnnig W crtiisuine small troubles, to com-
ICreit tlii!rghfs, jgisive thooghta, lasting J
to! the end.
-Aubrey 'J)c Yere.
on aim -Prevention
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i'tev R 'iLifAYXV xr ti
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"Mt2itd; bf the'Xorth Caroiuisi roanlwit Uealth.
T.ii3ju -'-Cir , ,
lflioaaKleration of the fact that diphthe-
rahas fci) prevalent in many sections of
orth Carolina at various times since the
Jtar,18Gli bringing suffering, death and woe
! "aVVy household; and because it
f Uio committing its 'ravages in some
W of t fie State, the State Board of Health
wcuiit thcir duty to publish the follovvin
fa'aflping thereby to admonisli every
j ptizeh tom-glcct any precautions which I
y 1 ;C1cu!ated iin tlic least decree to
,freTfnfepi'ead of the disease, arid hop
3lP.fRrecrery:oiie with the posaibili?
' -f are S0R,e h,n'S sti11 unknown,
Wiunsdttlcd as to diphtheria, its law of con-
.'r fH sPon taneous origin, yet a suf-
.. lumber of facts respecting its preven
-u layc i,cen ueuueed froui the very larc
"Ptnence which ha-1
1 !NH Mghteen' or twenty "ve in this
ntrtarrantf the.publicafion of the
known of tlicra.
IS" dUvhtlinria f.nvi(v,; I
I; f woti question, and, while
i ,sWs observers denv it tl... .;i
fWi verylargelin favor of it.-
T3! experience with, and close ob
. aH rVthe disease intnffercnt epidem-
J.njiot for. a", foment doubt its con-
8'('USUea jt I At . .
7-1 "S mii)e mar in nnr ni-n.
.1 safe "Of. lcnMTvIov-1- i . ... t I
- LA :fr i I'fo0 meortes, noiceter I
V f be suffered to" beguile the
FT " ; OI 0i,r State into the belief ot
'tl ghnisness. If we be stilPto
im l,: ii Ra uiaiier ot pru-
l y V;s fU)ld fast to the safer side until
H Hn of greater light.
vf Pufe-the ctintnirmtKinAo. r.i:..i.n . . 1
" fsaeotiallT frnm tfTo m tn l
I pi?tr?Mn' measles, small jinv
ki ba has gone to 1, air, rte !
Wliaf Will the mother d
jvll UfeacalUo button, 1M.,
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; scarict --lever, etc - 1
!L ! S 1 i v'- mc lilUC W lllCIl CiaOSCS I
lUGSA'fllenacioa IK 1 ! . . , . I
in siiH Person exposed, is fixed and
tlat we can 8"peak definite-
up It.,,.. ...i . i -: : :.
hn-llj iV - "'M K"tin incm out our
Lu! S?lofdiphtherU is not yet so de-
tu fTef 11 ' confidently believed
itifir?!1! ieBown in the future to have
Tk ' H - P i . "U"11 ioo. , i
--".neriol it inmil..i. .i
LjVn Manifestations of the disease are I
tidier in the throat r,' r
l ?'"). this would teem to indicate that
'lTr' 'ementa, invade the body
Ms?fJ . r.r Iuos "Posed channels. lead-
Wil! ' wt!lacT?taM conciusion that the I
J-ti KTtients is dangerous, -
alr-; It 13 a zymotic, or con
'ilfc4 at.taed witlrdipht!
tlirokt WIT a.P,et: of memtirsne from
Uc6uHJ: "cauie in contact wit
. iT'brane of hi own mouth.
t-.iii im. ... . . .. ...
BtitotionAl disease, that is, the blodd is al
ways poisoned in those, ixffected with it. An
emindat writer, sjp ekking of it sajs : f
u2y orotic in its nafnre it tends to fafeSi
upon wbonifeoever is debilitated by previous
disease, or tiy ii. cdnstitution naturally feeble,
and artificially rffcniiniit'd, ta- wbosc Mtafc
ty is rdtafred )tie VJ-eressiifeg tnfltre'ntfei
xrffetffcrk !:$a SiaaiTityk til
UVMk rfifisrtl Ard JivkteWA
'IHii.teT peases, 'one
tel W4SiVaa from tifc-
VStlfcr to rei-
jagBfc.- 0ai,fce fionsiich
bllww 'Wes-ttfftli ?crUiese persons as
to those wTioliaVeffi'r'iirtd the disease.
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Can any means be. resorted whidi will
air any measure prevent or even Hmit the
spread 6f rtiistefrrbtejscjourge ? We believe
this question may be safely answered in the
aftirruative, since aj ready most encouraging
resulf have folteweJl such attempts in vari
'6Q3 localities. Therefore, We -ijeHcve U tp
be our bounden duty as philanthropists to
redouMe qnr effort in tli h direction ! i
It 4ias feces gh&wn;as far as our enquiries
have extended,) that in The Southern States
the season of the grpatest prevalence arid
inarjgnancy of diphtheria, is during the time
of the greatest soil-Soafcage, thai -is Bering
and afterjthe "usual aiitumn rains. Tlie coi
lection IretWcjen ibe kppearance and spread
of this i -disease, and the soil saturated ; with
rain, and holding inj solution all of the foul
washings from the surface of the earth, as
fecal matter, decomposing vegetable rnttttdr,
gar bags, &c, has not yd; ceitainly been
iaIished, but enough is known to 1ed to
9 4at thatiuchh
condition J?t. ftS'Jmposirion tends ma-
terialjy txj prpttdie'its spread, yet we!freely
arant that we have seen many a sever case
aiplt!?cry. during the prevalence of dry
weather. ! M
Qur confrere, Thomas . Wood, Secretary
f .8tat.c tj0V of Tr,k,th h, nrr
of diphtheria in 'Wilmington, N. C.,: from
which it appears that the greatest death rate
in that city happened about and soon after
the seasons of the greatest rain-fall, anci most
extreme heat.f - j
Drainage, What we $ay of drainage is
applicable to all infectious diseases, j Per-
feet drainage is the precedent condition of
prvention in all of them. A badly drained
city, town or locality, runs risks which are
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proportionate to the inefficiency of its plan
of drainage. The soil of any situation which
is soaked with stagnant water, is sure to be
soaked with foul water, and all water which
is rife with animal and vegetable decompo
sition, is a most prolific ! hot-bed of infec
tious diseases. . .
One of the paramount conditions then, of
Pure watcr is thftt 'lt shaI1 ,iave frce fir?
lation, shall flow freely, and one of the es
sential conditions of harmless-' soil, is that it
shall have a free circulation of ground air.
Thorough drainage, therefore, becomes a
most potent factor in limiting the spread of
diphtheria, and should never be neglected.
Ventilation in and under dwellings should
be secured and made-effectual, because noth
ing contributes more to good health than
pure air ! Pure water, pure air, and a plen-
- in h
sunlight arexf the utmost importance
gienic.pmnt of yiew. As much, sun
shine as possible should btlet into the damp
shady corners, and such places as cannot be
remedied by drainage should lie frequently
covered with unslaked lime, charcoal or so
lutions of green vitriol.--
WtUor Sirring Water must not be used if
t,,cre fln reS8n to 8UPPose that thf w"
tcr is i,nPartN unless there be no other seurce
tt' rvjtnr iiitnlt' d fven fln that' fVir
rlrinkinfT nnrnnsea slinnlfl be Imiled before
r--i ; -
usin& AU wdh or ItriQ nnr a VrV
Vs upecieat veotuse nunovgn may
not oc ae to ciect anything urong either ly
imPure- Ditches and drains should be so
constructed that all surface washings shall
be carried as far as nossible nwar from Wells
and snrin'rs. and the habit common in some
parts of the State of allowing, children to
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urinate and sometimes even empty the bow-
ulo lknlnnrl tl.A v.aII Iwmia n n w
i.iiiii viic ntain'uc, in jicm wrc
ap dnrinrr hoi immA1!arlr o honLn
ed, since these excrementitious matters; jire
wR8hd into the well or spring by the rains,
uu iuua uctuiuc ii uiLiui ouuiucb ui uiscaot.
I'dwr Pr7ry should be carefully attended
to. Destructive deodorants, such as unslak-
ed lime, copperas water, 1J lbs. to the gal
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iuu ui xier, or n notinng oerter.jsai uauu
comraB wood ashes should be applied every
day, or at least evert other day. Dry earth
sed,for the same purpose, but is
"ol 80 e,ieci;uai, uecause u cannot jicucm
ueeP ,Dto Tue ma9S-i
diphtheria- is a disease! daxoerotjs Lto
THE-PCBLIC ; HEALTH.
Therefore ! the, County Superintendent of
3ee DrWood'a piper and diagram in
the N. C. Medical 'Journal lor.Marcb. 187.3.
iSse Circular! oa Draiaaire.t Vontilati
iv?- tefe pb
Ifjc gelicf that there mnedicis. ipf
vLitcr3upply and Di.uafectants.
neaun siiould notified an toon is a cas
vHn.. it , 1 . I f
avoid TmE'TdSTA'd'iox.X , J 1
in tJierst place, ill 'persons should "en-
Oflvrii I'aak uf il 1 i. I
.w. fc uuv ui me wsj as mucn as i ,
possible; and Secondly, all persons cfc with
tbe taisease Ih'ouid be romntlv senarited
irom ih re family, and the public, I
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Duvum iianc ii i j one rdoui tnem excent
x'yc'soliitdyrieeesmry. Carjwtftj fcur-
iua) j t umcr renue i a trrcs not neces-
oiiuuiu, ue remoTea ai once uaxe noors
w to ue prcferretl, and windows witliout
Vtmm Kt in nexled B&nHgnt. Fresh
iMtlVent 6 tenants, an-d a fire shouhJ b-
p'de; toeing fend night, and in 'damp
NfeM'oSH 'tie kept .burning all the
l,?fire dries up the; dampness,
uuuiu ue caixiaiij uesiroyea. inose trom
the nwStt TnVX T1(1 mnntli mnv rrrtrol I
upon soft ft ad these shouul nbt be suf-
fered td acttn&WAVo, but should be burped
soon after uBiftg. fe evacuations from 'the
bowels and blyider should be received in
vessels ana frnmiediately; disinfected with
n, nma -; . . - 77 f :
Or RftTTIA ftthfr nncrrnMirft ri iinrotttif I
then be buried as far as possible from the
well. Pafeet elearass of patient; nures,fors
furniture, clothing, tttentik, etc., etc., should
be -scrupulously attended 'to! The bed-cloth-
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T 8 P ' rau8t
lc often changed,and those taken tiff should
Ite immeaiayiy put to soakin water having
in soleticn chloride of zinc or chloride! of
e,3 ftQwed to remain in ?oak several
fe? i"JP3 and Ml other utensils
us-cd ynticnt, should be cleansed: in
the ttnA.t8. be confined entirely to the Use
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01 ine s ck, ana ne uis ater, a ter Ueng
uisinieciea, snouui ue.-uunea witn the ex-
oremepjt. i . .
The co'ndition of the yard, garden, stable-
Irtt, and all other stirrotradins "Uts shtUld J
ue Trequenuy inspected, ana ail garbage,
and filth of every description carefully . re-
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with Unslaked lime or dry earth
a ne kitchen, smoKe Douse, poultry-house,
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sty, and stables, should be kept as free
from filth as possible, and all such out-houses
should never be built near the well or spring,
Cellars- should be kept clean and drv
and have plenty of sunlight. The slop-tub
should not be suffered to become a nuisance
yiauuiu. iu ,m, or ihk mik
biiouiaueiimnea totnepnysH ian.anatiic
nurses. All others will be m the way, and
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tue prevalence oi me uiseasc, ai leasi, uie
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a 1 f a I : i i a. a . i
ro.Mi vu3iU1u ... puu,, w ur-
ited. Even with these restrictions the well
children of the household where there lis
diphtheria should not go to school, or visit
Should be considered dangerous as regards
the possibility of conveyingthe disease, and
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should not attend church, school, or any
public, assembly, and should not visit other
children until sfl&e competent physician dc-
clares it safe for them to do so
Public funerals of those dying with diph
theria should be discountenanced. In truth,
mch funerals should le made as private as
possible. Only those -who arc necessary to
bury the dead decently should follow the
body to the grave. Kissing the dead bdy,
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however much the custom, snou.u oe aoan-
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as in this disease one attack afford- no im- right center of the building is a saw
munity from a second, of course it would mill. The log is propelled j oil the
be imposible to select persons not liable;
but the nearest approach to this will be in
a . a - I 1
selecting grown men as being least iiaoie.
;j he ooay snou.u imj uuneu wuuout u..-
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naaeovrv rlolilV lITlH it 14 JinVlftI)!ft thftt it
.Imnld be taken from the! room in whirl,
ing any other
the death occured to the cemetery
viating the chances of infect
After a death or recovery from tiiphtne-
ria, the room in which the patient has been
cpnfine.1, as well as all clothing, towels, etc.,
jised, should be thoroughly cleansed an
All articles ofappareh. bed clothing, tow-
els etc. should be spread out so that the
of surface may be exposed
ning to the room securely
and every openi
closed, so that the fumes of the disinfectant
may not escape. He believe one oi me
cheapest and best disinfectants to be used
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in rooms infected with diphtnena, is sui-
phurous acid gas, and this may bc readily
generated by putting live coals ot nre into
a common iron pot already partly filled with
ashes,- and then sprinkling ; sulphur in pow
der, or in small particles upon the coals.
The room, should be subjected to this fumi
gation for several hours, ! and afterwards
thoroughly aired by opening all of the doors
and windows. "A pound and a half of sul
phur is sufiicicnt for 1,000 cubic feet of
space." If chlorine be preferred, take four
ouVccs of the peroxide of manganese, place
it in an earthern dish or crock, and add to
it one pound or muriatic acid. Used in this
way, chlorine will Ih; evolved, and the pro
cess may be repeated as often -necessary.
Care roust be taken not to inhale either of
For further directions upon disinfectants,
the reader is referred ro Circular a-ent!
, Driaking Water, and D;s-
infectants.S TF Mir fhnt. if u fA.n
t Tt : . . - - - - - 1 i-- 1
dtphtiiejia will U greatly limited, nf not en
Thomas F. VVood for his' MS notes ori dinh
theria. which hare been .fwiv in th,
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preparation ot.niia papery
A Toy City.
A notable sample 0f patrentlqng-
Iesa labw 18 described by a cprres
Pondent of the 'Amherst (Mass.)
Transcript as on exhibition in Boston.
It-is th work ofgGrc-lrnaa -American
cabiuetmhkierV JbsephlBergraann', who
hasten engaged .pon it for seven-
; US.;e. cf..l i L.-f-
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wimlows, and a series of balconies
wnu x erana, etc. 1 lie structure
stands on a base, representing a hill
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side, a ledce of rocks with under
ground rail wavs, ect. ; i There are six
ty-ftve automatic workmen, at work
a k 4 I- a . 1 I . ,1 I X j 1 : "II
" ,1,,ns' a,m aLHn,t u,e linage, as
natural as lire. The motive power of
the mills is furnished by ttvj) overshot
water wheels, the lowor one takino-
the AVaste ater and running at right
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ru W,i" U,C UWQV one' 1 liC re"
mainderofthe machiuery,as well as the
automatic workmen, is run b weights.
Tire' city or villaeo. is surrounded bv
trees and shrubbery, drives aiid walks,
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a plavinc fountain, a running stream.
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mauc up tne picturesque ui nature
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The basement of the principal build-
mr i nppmipl hv 1 InROP'l nil mrnmiu I
m:n :n rH nm;:kn UU tUr
i llllll 1.1a
---n - B''wavBaa till
On citheriside is
1.1 11. - in
inrniurn w hie i rmmnr pnrs
1 1. . c a I. I . i 1 ; ; il l
iv km i u inu uuutung isia ujuck-
smith's shop ; the bellows are blow-
ing,:lhe fire on the forge glows, and 1
two Jjlaeksmiths are biisilv engaged
in alternately heating a bar! of iron
and ipounding it on! -the alnvij, the '
rtft"tkes wf thc'hatnmer$ being'distinct-
riwfiTTTTi mi- uammd ....gjU.M.,.-
jy amt.ble. A tlnxd is shoeing a
horsc proprietor is at wbrk, and
the wife of the last is just entering,
hcarms her husband's dinner. The
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i iti r a c t r ! t -ka inn t I a r n rfKiT ill
UIL. 8lm,l liJlli UCll.g UCIUW, uui
lull operation. Clue man is dressing
the stone for the hopper, while a sec-
ond supplies the hopper with grain
from a neighboring room; the hitter
I f 1 t Y
v. r -i
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returns it in a natural manner,
and passes in and out at tle door,
closinor it after him each time; An el-
pvntor ascoiuls on the outside from the
l)hs?mcnt with a load of grain!, dumps
it and "descends ngain'to be refilled
Just below th- elevator the millwright
crocs nn and d vn on a ladder. Un
derail oak tree's kindly sh.aSe.i near
,i 1'. i. ,.i.. :
iu, 4Mi 110 111111 tiniiiii r y w
two lovcrs who by tlicir motion and
wouK1 aMiear to bc carrving
on an animated conversation. lo the
carriage, the upright, saw passes thro'
it 8iowjv jt s 1 1,eu giffged back!-the
I ml O '
man at inc enu sets me ioit ior a new
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AW gate, restarting the machinery,
A third man is engaged in sharpen-
ing a handspike with , an ax. The
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hf.h and top floor of the edifices sup-
pOSG( to i,e tj,e residence ot the pro-
Th(; wjna0WS arc sashed,
, . , , fl ,1
j IIIU Jik ltlltV, 4ia anv, i.ww.a,
t rr . riirni'iii'ii in m iiin aiia. un i ciii i
eighth f an inch whle. Paintings,
with! gilt frames, and lace curtains
aforil theapartment, which iscpmplete
jn tjJC tletajls belonging to a draw-
A similar exhibition in
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Bny.klyn recently gave evidence of
I MIA.! 1.1..,- t..;i.,i(n,l (a Knrrrril.lllli'j
smiiuu iaui a...ii.. . -
vorkf as described above, hethef
jt g tie game or nyff we jo not
All cannot become scholars j but all
mar be wise unto salvation. All can-
not acquire wealth ; but all may gain
the unsearchable riches pf Christ. All
cannot walk upon the high places of
the earth ; but all may Imj great in the
sight Jof the Lord,
TJ:.i:Ti i .ill 5n. ivl 11. l.nc
i- a .1 ...Jr... If
anv rV ation to the welfare Of men.
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ue if iiiiui" - '...
v rVlation to the welfare Of men.
He not afraid of diminishing ynr own
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Iiappuipss, iv sccKing uiai ii uiiii -
iw;v lll ei-al tiling, and let 'not av-
m--r - - fj r
ariee shut np your band from giving
to him that ueedeth. and to promote
iboejtiiseof pjetv and
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Spontaueous Combust iom
The St. Louis Republican gives this
account of the origin of a recent mys
terious fire in that city: A well au
thenticated case of spontaneous com"
bustjon occurred recently in the su
barbs t)f Oak Hill, ihe residence of
Mr. Edward Mead, the jeweler, fur
lushed the sensation j The circum
stances of the fire were, fortuuately,
such as to leave no doubt regarding
lU iCanse, and these "Circumstances are
especially interesting in a city where
fires of a mysterious originiiave been
remarkably frequent, j 'The fire prov
ed to be the result 01 spontaneous
combustion, and from a cause which
has beeu the one usually accredited
with effects of the kind, i Some of the
floors in Mr. Mead's house had lately
received a thorough coating of colored
varnish, and, in the polishing, hemp
cloths (squares cut from sacks) had
been used. Oue of these sacks, satu
rated with varnishj had been put in
the: basket for further use. It had of
itself smoldered, and finally produced
the fire The case is a curious one,
and of value from the knowledge it
affords of a dangerous combination.
Lions at Large.
One Man Killed and a Whole Neiahbor-
St. Louis, Dec 5. A German former
nanied Henry Duuetuwgeriu, was killed
(U edeSday, near Horse Shoe Bend, sev-
en miles north ofthia r.itv. bv two linn
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belonging to the Loudon Circus, which
escaped from the cars during a collision
nUmif ;i oL- firrrv anil ImrA linpa bnan
roatiiiue throutrh the woods, in that vi
cinHy- Wednesday a litile girl named
LiUie Dennis and a colored child name
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uunuunii Hi-it: hiiicu u: i mo same nn-
imal8. Great excitement prevails
throrighoutcfhe south western part of
Madison county. Public schools are sus-
landed aud to-morrow a large body of
mc!' wil1 start on a hnnt for the c&caa
M Raritv' or CHRISTIAN
CuAr.ifv.-Thc warden of the State pria
on at BangorVMe., recently related a cu
nous story. A young woman who serv-
va V"1 a 8cnte or nve !en louna
means, of education, aud. becomins
t .,l ,..i,i,. r , m
thoroughly reformed and a Christian,
I lfftitlil" ni'ison in nttnpflrnni'ft nlurlr. Sh
; 4 "I I' ..... . "
wai employed by a dry goods fir
Portland as saleswoman, and gave jerfect
satisfaction to her employers, till one day
a.i a . a- a
a T111" ,at,y OI n'e p,llce Cllte!ea the
I """ auii jctwu i'di 111:1 t viuiJii Ivllf?
nropi etor.aside. she told him that the
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gul had been in the State prison. He re-
plied that he knew it, Wit that she had
done her duty faithfully, and that they
were well satisfied with - her. "Well,'?
aid the lady, "if you keep her in your
store I will neither trade with you my
self nor suffer any of my friends to, if I
caw help if. So the proprietor rather than
lose Iiis customer, called in the poor
fi'il and discharged her. And that ens-
I tomer may some ar or other una
herself not stj easily ilischarged of her
sins, iu r employer was a cowaru.
A Remarkable Funeral.
Mr. Basil M. Yates, a worthy citizen of
Wake county, died last week aud was
bnried under peculiar circumstances
The Chatham llecord navs that during his
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which were faithfully carried out in ac-
cordance with his instructions a in walnut
coffin seven feet louffl tl t wide and
eighteen inches deep. In it was placed a
x . ... on tIie
co)J,s wag ,ui1) dresseil in a
homemade jeans, with his b(
neat suit of
boots nlaeed at
hi,ft. ainl his hat resting on
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I his hands which were crossed on his
K,..f. m.,l i.i.a f uhii-Ii hild a nnir of
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es. An immense crowd attended
burial, and a grand dinner was pre-
,mied. Meats of all kiiuU, pork,
mutton, &e., in great .abundance,
cooked and all had plenty to cat. It was
the most remarkable funeral ever wit-
iu thi gection. i The Masons, of
wJich fratenutv Mr yates waj,54ii honor
etl ,aember, conducted the burial accord
jug f0 their ritual.
Large Birds. While on oar way from
Randolph last week weaw at Marley'a
Mills the head, ueeks, wing and foot of
the largest and strangest birds that we
ever met with. They were two in num-
ber, aud were shot iu the mill pond by
Thomas Marley. They were perfectly
white, would weigh about, twenty-five
l'un"8 i-.-u..eu ir .cei- ana
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Iiour lncnea nuiu iiirin ui jhh; ningiu
the other, had necks over a bMit Ions, and
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1 larze weo-ieti. i iiev ; reseinuieu me
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Uoose mo,c t,,an an-v otlier li"l-cat
ham Record. Swaiin?
If a man really wants to know of lnw
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little importance lie let Itiin
I his wife to the dressmaker .
lee in vera troubles to Jesus Christ. 1
The experience of upwards of thirty Walkop and hh mother, an agetl la
years enables me to say : No man tJy, left the city day . before yesterday
ever, had so kind a friend as He, or so
good a master. View Him not at a
distance, bnt as a prop, a stay and a
comforter, ever at hand, and He will
"requite your confidence by blessings The momcntnm of the vehicle impel)-ilIimitable.-Sir
Henry Havelock. ed it forward and when the ocenpa'nta 1
I The storv is told of a clergyman that realized tire situation, it r was some -arr
preacning an interesting sermon on thuig like this Tlfe Wtvas direct
the VUecognition of friends in !ieaven,rt . , . - .Ti, v
he was cctsted by a hearer,- who said t lT underneath the buggy on h is back,
"I hked Uiat sermon, and I now wish witbiis feet against the bottontof it.
you Wtntld preach another on recognition .'it. j . i--- ..-...,:.f
of people in .this world. I have been at-. RnM hls head turned in exactly the Op
tending your church three years, and not posite direction to thaVrwkichJie was
five persons in the congregation have so k !, iuii tt ' i t L.
mucfi aa bowed to me in all tliat time." gng when , he fell. He was lying
' t perfectly still, nor did helmove iwtir
A Quaker meeting a sportsman return- p. ,tr ,, 4- . . - - - , - .-.j, I -
ing from the field, with his game bag well Vr' alknP got "is moltreroutjof
filled, said to liim iu an admonitory tone: the vehicle, unhitched the animal aid
"Friend W., it seems to me that a bird .x,,ii i. 4i . i ,
has a right to live until its time has come poJIetl..-the. buggy from over Mm,
to die." Tlie sportsman replied : Friend, when it was foHiid that the only thin? 1'
"you and I agree perfectly, for I find gen- ,1 i, j f v ' . , J. i6i
erally when I get my gun - trained on a tht had been broken or in any way
bird his time has come to die." injured was the the shaft, wbioh .Was '"
Fifty years ago Stephenson ran his first snapped when the animal fcll.-rC7tar.. .
engine over iron rails in England. There
are now one hundred and fifty thousand
miles of iron rails in the world, tit whu li
ruore tliau hatTare in this country.
"How is vour husband this afternoon,
Mrs: Jones!" Why, the doctor aava as
how as if he lives till this morning he hall
have some hopes of him, bu-t if hedou't he
mnst give him nrH? .
The politician of the insect world is the
flea.1 He is ever itching for place, creates j
no end of disturbance, and you never
know where to find him.
uv. nas. riiinips, ot the &tate uni-
versity, has gone to New. York for
medical treatment. He is still as
Tx I Tti ill r.i r . . t- I
cheerful as ever, but very much of an
The Eobesonian records the death oft
Col. N. A. McLean, a distinguished
citizen-of LumberW and remark8
that "one of the brightest intellects
wnicn tne county oi icuueson ever
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produce is no more."
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Death has been pretty busy with
the members elected to the lorty-
sixth Congress, Congressman Lay, of
Mississippi, being the fourth who has
URANIUM IN Colorado. Denver,
Dec. 10. A. Despatch from Fair Play
reports the discovery of uranium in
the Sacramento mining district. The
er before in this country as far as MisisTEitNew. Orleans. Dec. 8. TIi
known. The ore runs sixty per cent. Presbyterian synod of Mississippi, inl
and uranium is worth $1,000 per ton. bracing the States of Mississippi qd
Louisiana, at the rcccut meeting, after an,
DOUBLE STAMPING. For some exhaustive discussion ausUiued theapV
time past the postmaster has been peal of Rev. S. P. Linn from the Presby.-
stamping on-the reverse side of all tery of Inisiana, refusing to remove jts.
letters received at the office here the fentence of susnsion, and ordered that
. .i- -,i i .1 i bony, iu view oi an the laeis, to rcstoro
of the office, Charlotte, with!.. .. , 2,
' . ' ! him at oneo and fully to the church ana
the date of the reception of the
of the letter at the office. This is in
accordance with instructions from the
Postmaster General aud will aid the
department in tracing the causes of
delay of letters, as well as give the re-
ceiver information which may in ma-
ny cases be valuable to him. Ctar-j
The Boston Transcript, referring to the
difference of toue between the dispatches
from the Vatican to tlfe Belgian officials
aud those to the Belgian bishops, says:
Cardinal Nina, Papal Secretary of State,
is accused of,4uftiii one language official
ly to the Belgian Ministry and another
privately to the Bishops." Such, for
instance, as "with dire consideration, dis
tinguished sir, I remain' your most hum
ble, obedient servant,' in one ease, and
"the dirty Dutch heretic iu the oth
er. The Wilmington -S7tr has been writ-
ing up the subject of cotton factories
at the South, and weare sure it has
done good in attracting the attention
of outsiders to the advantages of which
we possess for engaging in that branch
of industry. In response to one of its
articles a Mr. lewis, of Norwich, Con
necticut, has addressed t l)c following)
note to that paper :
; Norwich, December 2, 1 879.
Editor of the Star Dr. Sir: I no
tice in the Scientific American an item
I from your paper concerning cotton
manufacturing m your btate. wouUI
respectful ly inform, you that it is my
business. If you know of any one
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iw 1 1 rh wnn il liL' In nnrrfinrp in on! I nil
manufacturing please Inform them of
M F. Lewis. I can furnish them
with all of the necessary machinery
and put it in operation, and would -lo
cate with them if terms suited.
K. F. L.
P.O.Box 591, Norwich.
It U fai l the recent D-mratic prima-
rv elections in Piiladeli
adelphi v. indicate a
solid delegation from th ircity to the n.i
ti inal conventi:j in favor of "G. Hm-
A SiNSULAit n AxkrX X)r
afternoon for thehf home in the conn
try.' A few miles out as they were tie;
scending a hill the horse stunibleditnd
fell, breaking the sbaft theugy. !
Colored Exodusters. Ashabbylobk
Cre", f or "uters took
the noheru bound train here Thursday,
bound for Green Castle1 Indiana. With
but few exceptions they hailed -from o-
Doir connty, and presented a motley dia-
play of colors, sexes, aad conditions, all
the way from the sacking infant to 'good
old affe nn ahov thr- i
e a - w, - v V UV Vi mM a
They appea red to be panic stricken a and
without any recognised leader, or disci
line, and a more confused mass of living
beings it would be difficult to find in nnr
civilized country. They Numbered in all
139 adults, of which about sixty were '
nien above-18 yeara'old and the remain-
aer women aDa c6,ldren- Vn,r small,
uumueroi mem imu means sumcient to.
uuy emigrant through tickets, to Indiana;
the larger number were able tesec'nxe"
tickets to Washingtonf while some of
u,eui ,mu uare,-v IDOUC nougu to pay
their fare as far as Weldon.
Destruction op ak Historic Chapel.
London, December 8. The wellkuowa
Wealeyan chapel, pq the City Road, Lon-
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don, founded by John Wesley, was near
iy burned down Sunday. -
Later. By the 4ire the London main
chaped was greatly injured and the hit
toric building, Wesley's crniag hapel
was gutted. Wesley's puljiit was saved
The beautiful frescoed ceilingis irrepara-
by injured and great dubta are enter-
tained whether thp roof of-tlie atrnctura
Ixundatiox axd Famine is Hungary,
London, X)ecembcr 8. A Pcsth dispatch
starts that the Koras river has risen rapid-;
ly in consequence of the severe snow
storms, and has inundated the citv of
J Grnaswardein, If angary. Thousands of
inhabitants are 'fugitives in need of
shelter. Many houses have been destroy
ed and neighboring villages, are threateiiexjl
The general distress in Hungary is in
creasing rapidly. ' j
Noam Cahomjia-Cotton Factories.-
There are fifty-three cotton mills in opera
tion in North Carolina, and the consump
tion for the past year i estimated at 33,434
bales, or 17,297,800 pounds. There was an
increase of 16,644 bales over the previous
year. Three large miJlsare noir:Telng
erected, with the prospect that others wii
be added within tlie next, twelve months.
Georgia and the Carolinas arc making subr
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stantTat progress in the manufacturing of
cotton goods, while IuwianaJias not hai
a cothm factory since the war. Rochester
The steamship Benefactor arrived at
Morehead City Sunday morning. She ia
of the new line and connect with the At?
lantic and North Carolina Railroad.
Two-thirds of the Democratic delegates
elected in Philadelphia to-the State con
vention nre said to be anti-Randall and
anti-Tilden. , '
Theaubject of constitutjourt! rvIsion
u now being agitated in South, Carolina.
it is proposed to effect it by mcudment,
mbmittcd to the people by the Legist
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The New ork TleraV Rays Mr. Ti
dfn peJ des lf to Juter-
view callers, or. if le a at home to, dj-
clines to talk untes it be-distinctly un
derstood that he in. no.t to be reported, j
Mr. E.'Caudler-of New Hamp
sltjre, writes to the lew York Tribnae ia
eumtaauS-fir 'Aanoher earnest, enihul
atic and final R.trngjlo to keep the reliefs
out ofjCOAtror of tiie national govent-
I ment." He sies 3i electorui vot-a t-er-
tarn against the itepnuueaos, autl walla
Ucause New. Yo-k and Indiana are likely
t; be rarriei Confederate Dauiocra
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