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f OL XL THIRD SERIES
SALISBURY, N. C, JULY 29, 1880
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fhe Carolina Watchman;
ESTABLISHED IN TIIE YEAR 182. ,
' "PRICE, $1.50 IN ADVANCE.
two lor J
four iot 4.J
f do. 4
No Fraud this Time.
Allowing tli Republicans Colorado;
Ivania, Oregon, California
KTBACT ADVERTISING RATES. ;T
Can febrUAKY 20, isso. '- :' i Nevada, Pennsyl
J Vmonth 2 m's s m'sr, i m'a ' Connecticot, JIIibois, Maine, andj New
Jeraer. nearir all of-wliiph nra likelr tn
I V : Z "
' go for tliff
best iicaseltliat 'can xnade for nim, or
. ! li I'll t'.1' il
Sfia Atid Lcals tlio Ilecibrane cf
S iflflfacd and po laoaca t
SvS!ii'AliV-OP RELIEF, for
gS Uenira spepia irtU core yon,
OTca thei!;p profCiis!on aid fails.
A?i f'r Tier
rtTJ 1 trrus.
i'tv t-it-lro tarn t,rutt.s.
r Democratic candidate? Gar
tIatcanbo xnade for him, oi
his decaying party. ' Etery intelligent
Republican realizes the kit dationi and
uuujiis luertj is uo expecuiiion oi : success
before the people." To resort to fraud
again, as Las been suggested by desper
ate partisans, is to try an experiment
that:wonld,recoil,on its authors.! The
simple qnestion oow is, shall 'the majori
ty of the people administer, the govern
ment; through their chosen agents, or
surrender to a- minority ?ithat ' has long
since forfeited all claim's to" confidence t
The answer will be given at tlie iallot
box next November in a way that cannot
fail to command respect. (-
Sallsbuiy Examiner. I f" , r
HISTORY OF THE PESTILENCE.
- ' Jlfissouri 50,000 for Hancock. J '
St. Louis Post-Dispatch. ,
We' may 'safely count on '50,000 mar
jority in Missouri for Hancock. It may
be 00,000. ' ' I . ;
' ' . '" 5 " ' j Some of the scientist, Mtronomers, and
A Saddening Fact. astrologers, have prophecjed that great ca-
Atlanuconstltuuo'n. : 1 lamities will befall the world within the
Gen. Garfield seems to have had his next six or eight years: fearful Earthquakes,?
defense copyrighted. At any rate his famines, fanaticisms, war, 'death, and deso
Republicans friends are afraid to use it. , lation will reign supreme. The cause of
w . . : . ' these fearful calamities is said to be the
An End to One lisiie. , perihelia of certain stars, that is, the near
1 ; ' j approach of certain stars to the sun, Jupi-
From tbe Boston Ilerald. ...
Mrs. Suiratt is left in peace again. All
the capital that was made out of raking
up old lies and inventing new ones about
her won't change a vote. 1
A, Most Comforting Assurance.
ter, Saturn,' Uranus,- and jNeptune will all
approach very near the sun this year, and
the wise men say whenever these great stars
pass in their orbits very, near the Sun, or
each other, gf eat atmospheric disturbances
on the earth follow as a consequence ; and
! these atmospheric disturbances cause the
Salisbury Examiner. " j
Maj. J. W. Wilson, of the Western N.
C. Railroad, went on to Jew York a few
days ago to look after matters concerning
that road. t A telegram was received from
him on Tueeday stilting that matters! were
all right and that the unpaid dues would
be met promptjy. Sor1iajt Mr, Best has
not failed yetaad the sale bf the road has
not "biirsted." But what if it does burst?
Has the State lost anything? Is GoVern-
or Jarvis tVblame t The State isJully in
demnified. Gov. Jarvis did nothing except
what the duties of his position required :
simply to, call the legislature together,
and let it mccept or refuse: to accept the
proposition to buy. It saw proper to ac
cept and sell the road to relieve the peo
ple of a burdensome tax. First,- however,
all the security against loss neeuieu; nec- !
essary was incorporated in tJte bill of j
sale. What more could have been done? j
What more was expectedj? If Mr.! Best
should fail to comply wit
the State has the riht to
A Tribute to tU Flag.
Detroit Free Press.
If it be true that the government
made Gen. Hancock, while Gen. Garfield
made himself, the unanimous , verdict
will be that the government did much
the better job. -
AH.nfa fVtnstlt.nt.tnn . t
AiRepublicau paper says, thelites of awful catastrophes above nan?ea. - . iney say
hell Wnnot prevail against the Republi- that the perihelia, or the conjunction of
can party! Of course not , But the gates these Sreat ars and the sim, have always,
w'illWdUvmra'vav ftnd let the whole the passed caused most woeful conse-
- " ;'... -,t . . . . a ii a - j.i 1 1.1
quences, anu iucj cue uaics nucu, uiesc
perihelia happened and plagues, &c, which
followed. But the great plagues -of. the
worl and the perihelia fixed by the astron
omers do not seem to hav occurred at the
same time. Perihelia have been very fre
quent in the past, if the world has had no
great plagues without them. We may be
on the eve of great calamities, of great pes
tilence and famines, of wonderful atmos
pheric disturbances and natural disorders ;
but we think it very doubtful whether they
will follow as a consequence of the predict
ed or coming perihelia. At least the history
of the pestilence does not ! justify such con
. elusions. ' I
j "There are seasons," says a writer, "in the
; history of nations and individuals, when the
j cup of their iniquity is full, and when God
can no longer nmigaie or ueier 111s linger.
This period had come upon the Old World,
when the waters of the universal deluge
overflowed it. It had come upon Sodom,
Tyre, BabjSon, Carthagej. and Jerusalem,
j time together, Jire and sometimes ten thous
and ana upwards died dailyv In one part
of the world or another, it; continued' 'fifty
rifo years, so that the greatest part of man
kind then living may be said to have been
destroyed by it. In the year 717, a pesti
lence again visited Constantinople, and cut
off in three years three hundred thousand souls.
In j 825, in the reign of Louis ' the pious, a
plague destroyed almost all the inhabitants
of France and Germany. In 836, it raged
in Wales to such a degree that the country
was covered with the carcasses of men and
beasts. In 134G, a malignant disease broke
out in Asia, that overspread and wasted the
inhibited earth, three parts out of four
scarcely survived, and in some places not a
tenth part remained alive. Beginning with
the year 1348, the same plague raged in
England nine years ; and in London alone,
from January 1st to the 1st of July, destroy
ed one million five hundred and teteniy-ihree
iiurumna ana secemy-jour. in loll, a pes-
iiie smuimer lloHday Humbug, j Thk-Richmo Fmtoffice" J3efalca- '
' Rebecca Harding Davis, in Ifari
Magazine- for July, exposes the delusion 8urtele f Postmaster Frobest have obli
that hangs about the leaving of comfor- lucmselve K niake good- the ac
table home for a time inthe hot summer ficiency in hia aeconnU by noouon Thure
months to suffer in a so-called summer day' and tf tbat 8baU done noteps to
resort. One goes because it is the fashion wards prosecution will bTtakpn.! The
without knovring how to enjoy the idle-j post.office now virtually in fchargeof
ness.; His German cousin over the eea j Assistant Postmaster Hollidaj, Hose ac
has lOO hoiidays iu tlie year. He know i000111 were by the postofSce inspectors
how to brioff the flavor out of evprV rlmn Iouna to strictly correet , Cbl. Holli-
of 'the orange.' He drifts into idleness 1 daj is -e of the Postmaster's bondsmen.
easily without thought When his fete
comes he goes, for a few francs, with his
sweetheart or wife, a mile or two out of !
town. They joke and laugh. , The sun
shines, the wind blows ; it is all good.
It rains, it is dusty ; but they joke and
laugh all the same. They criticize noth
ing. How good it all is ! Bait as for our
American, a eoru husk bed or a musquito
in the woods, will overturn a whole sum-
Shouting to Keep their Courage Up. .
The sole aim of the Republican lead
ers is to keep their party from going to
pieces before the election. They are
like the bulls of Basah with
A Gem of Political Critici&m.
Cincinnati Commercial, Rep.
i IIUl Til IIJJJ BCJ ( IID 1U1U1I1I, j( .:u .
Garfield has cheerfulucss to sustain him -in
his letter and faith in the things hoped
for rather than relian ce on the substanc when God so fearfully destroyed them.
of things seen.
tilence again visited Constantinople, and mer,s I airy fabric of happiness. In hia
destroyed two hundred thousand in five mon- anxiety less lie should not seize the'best
ths. ! And still later, in 1665, was the great nce of enjoyment he is apt to follow
plague in London, which raged the year be- the largest crowd. He goes to iagara,
fore in Egypt, Germany, Holland, and other to Cape May, the Adriondacks, or some
Kingdoms, and which destroyed in that city oue ' tne countless pasteboard mansions
alone ninety-seten thousand in a single year.
In 1720, in the city of Marseilles, from
the 25th of August to the end of Septem-
berOne thousand were swept off in a day.
And in the 1831, a plague raged so irresita-
bly at Bagdad, that the city was almost de-
It would be difficult to fix Perihelia to
A So.mxambclist'3 Fall. Ilarrisburg,
Pa., July 17. Wm. F. Darraji, one of
j the Annapolis naval cadets, visiting this
j city, while in a fit of somnambulism last
night, stepped from a fourth -tory win
dow of Bolton's Hotel. He fell a dis
tance of thirty-five feet iito'' an ; open
cellar wav. smasLibir the sten and
j breaking three of the iron -stanchions
supporting it Theonly injury he
received was a fracture it ths left
The following story is told by the Wor
cester Gazette. There was an elephant
or hot farm houses in the suburbs of the iuatI,ad bee trained io jplay the piane
cities. He tells vou that his obiectis 'th its trunk in a show. One day a new
rest and freedom, J)ut the chances are Pano was-bougth for it, but no sooner
that he leaves both behind in his house had 1?,,Bt touched-the keys than
in town T.nr 1, mniA M i ourt mio a.noou 01 wars. wnat atis
slippers; he eould chose his own compan
ions; tie held such habits' and oninions as
suited him ; he was the McDonald, and
you, Kicunii" asked tlie keeper.? The
poor beast could only point to the keys.
Alas ! they were made of the tusks of his
mother. f 7
1 the contract,
n n '
of the; road and it loses nothing. An hon
est effort lias been made! to relieve the
people of a heavy tax, and if it fail, cer
tainly Gov. Jarvis, nor the Legislature is
to blame.. i !
- 1 "! a1
CsTtieio-xi "Diserxr. Ccld-. Hr-'rmecs,
j Etiuva I73p'pia and ZilloTiEcsa.
j rjr- YOTi f ALE EY ALL DIIUCCISTS.
! JKlf i' F. HENBTr'ir "crCTtSA Cs CO.,
For Sale by T. F. KLTJTTZ, Drncgist,
i IB: It ' SaliburyN. C.
- f H
JAMES- M. GRAY,
' Attorney and Oounssllor at Law,
: SALISBURY, X. C.
Olfic' in tlje Court House lot, nextdoo
to S(jn!;iie llanghtou. Will practice iu all
- the Courts of the State. ;
13, C. AIT,
U&QMXJZY l LAW, 1
Salisbury Examiner. i
A few .politicians in this Congressional
district are evidently laboring to get up a
bitter feeling between the respective friends
of Messrsr Bobbins and Armfield. ' But the
people are quiet and watchful. They care
nothing about who claims to be entitled to
the semination this "tirriej. They want a
good canvasser and representative. They
want a man who can go forward and lead
them, and not one who has to be taken bod-
ily,on their shoulders andcarried through.
The majority is evidently in favor of Major
Bobbins, and if the Congressional aspirants
in the different Counties will let theni alone,
they will nominate and lect him almost
unanimously. Still there jare other men in
the district who can be elected. Let the
plan; of voting, suggested by the Central
Executive Committee, be idopted and their
will be no difficulty no trouble, and we
apprehend none. But whatever is done let
there be justice and fairness, and harmony
will prevail anduccess le sure". !
The Second Father of II is Country.'
If Gen. Hancock does not take rank as
a second Washington it 'will not be for
lack of nice little stories about his early
life. We' shall begin to: believe soon
that it was he that chopped the cherry
tree. ; H
Had we or any other. Catholic in the
world, been in Gen. Hancock's place our
duty ' would have been to do as he did,
whether the condemned woman were
Catholic or Protestant, heathen or infidel.
Practices in the State and Federal
Salfcbury Examiner. j I
Judse JereBlack's irony on Gen. Garfield
is rich. Hear him: ' j
"I: do not know any really good man who
has done and assisted in doing soj 'many
12:6m JL bad things in politics as Gen. Garfield."
No body knows Gen. Garneld better than
Judre Black, and nobody knows better than
he that no "reallv cood man" will do "bad
things." Judge Black's opinion of Garfield
theiis simply this; While . Gen. Garfield
would have the world believe that be (Gar
ficldVis an honest upright politician and
really good man, he is the most consummate
sneak, perjurer and bribertaker in the land.
Andithis is the character given him by his
own party. j
Strange, but Pleasing.
New York Star (John Kelly's Organ )
Greystone will be Mr. Tilden's head
quarters during the summer, where the
riches of his wisdom and experience will
be freely dispensed for the benefit of the
Democratic party, in whose success this
fall he takes a deep and patriotic iuterest.
' The earnestness with wliich Mr Tilden,
supports the nominees ofthe National
Democracy is evidenced by the fact that
he has sent to the Chairman of the Demo
cratic Committee a check for one hundred
thousand dollars as his contribution to
the campaign fund.
in tlio nfflnpnt pmir nr the errand nld Amh
MflcomeupnineAmorueMsraeiKa u Prince, the afflicted but submissive Job.
Adrian, mien v w - "Canst thou bind the sweet influences of
his fury. lie is not wanting in means and .a. .. , , fQ . c
insiniineius iu aWH.,P..B . v..v p-1 vm thou bring forth Mazzarath in his season?
his indignation. All secondary causes arc
in his hands, and he employs them to ac
complish his designs of judgments, as well
as mercy. Sometimes he makes use of men
as the rod of his anaer. Think of the mil
lions that have been swept into eternity by
such men as Cyrus. Alexander, Julius Caesar,
Tamerlane, Louis XIV. and Napoleon. Some
times he employs the material creation to
promote his Vengeful destgns.1' "The sun,
1 moon, .and stars, the earth, the ocean, and
the elements all conspire ks the ministers of
his rebuke. Fire and hailsnow and vapour,
stormy winds, tempestuous billows, fulfill
lis word. Sometimes he withholds the
rain of heaven, and takes away the fruits of
the earth. Sometimes he sends the earth
quake, the lightning, and the pestilence.
The pestilence is emphatically his own
. 1 c
messpTiwr it was so in various enocusoi
o - - t
the Jewish historv. and has been so ever
since. God has made the bodies of the dead
lie in heaps before the eyes of the living, to
admonish them of his displeasure. In an
instance of the Jewish history, he destroyed
suit the date and prevalence of all these wherehe 6at was thejhead of the table. But
nlartnoa Tin. hietrtrir nf horrrr.ot north. 1 IU CVerV 006 Of these Summer tlOmfS
j b- - " - ... . I M000rc -r,if,. vrnii-i- . t
ence and predominance to be equally: disr test months of the year, when even the are rcaltra a handsoine thingfrom their
spectful of the Perihelia. So that the con- beasts of the field lie down to rest, it """7"""
jectures, br predictions of the wise fools forces upon him a hurly-burly of fashion, ouu V , ST v .
amount to nothing. They may happen and gossip, dress, outlay and weariness, which "'"J 4 . e:
- l l a dmlw I IiaI Ann vtiij n rn a I a 1
at home he can manage to shut outside of " J
l,iown door." TT frnna Wk mV. of corn in tive minutes, and a bushel of
to his shop or office, his gas pipes and
family table, nnrefieshcd, and glad that
the holiday is over. Bnt, after all, he goes
with the crowd the next year.
London Spectator says that the
they may not. Were they to come true it
would be purely an accidental circumstance,
founded upon no well established scientific
O ye wise men! In the language addressed
wheat in eight minutes. They are; talk
ing now of putting np another - set of
burrs to meet the pressing demand upon
them for grinding. Iredell Gazette.'
or canst thou guide Arcturus with his suns?
Knowest thou the ordinances of heaven ?
Canst thou set the dominion thereof in the
These questions propounded nearly 4000
years ago by the author of the Book of Job,
have never vet leen answered. And these
and' others set forth in that volume show
that the author knew about as mnch of the
possibility and impossibility of matters and
things pertaining to the universe, as the
wise men of these days.
A proof of the diminished hold of the
dead languages upon modern educational
institutions is found in the fact that at
the recent commencement of Eton School
England, only one Greek passage, and
not a single-Latin one, was on the pro
gramme of the speeches made ty the
boys. "l am old enough," adds anTEng-
UNITY HIGH SCHOOL.
'The Fall term of this School wilt opeu,
loemlay, August 3rd, 1880.
Jwjternw, Sec, address,
Jf GEO. R. McXEILL,
- - ' WooiLLeaf, N. C.
Grensl)oro Female College,
Creensboro, IX. C. ,
A Tte 49th Session will begin on the 25th of
jMell known InHtitnl ion ofiVrs Miperior
tijs'l ,or 'fiital mid moral culture, com-
if" Ul ceiurorts of a tdeacant, wtll or-
j la full i- 7-",,,e"u ; .h-
."ITmiTO i-onrse, 575. , JSxtra Studies
for particular apnlv to
T.M. JONES, 1WU
DlscLAiMEH?- Refuted In a late
issue of Raleigh Observer is Hbe follow-
. ing4. . g a itfMi -I ::
"The other day we copied from the Ox
ford! Free Lance a-portion of an article
descriptive of thespeech of Col. T. L.
Hargrove mado iu a Radical . convention
there. In" tJie report, it was" stated that
a part of Col. HargroveV remarks weie
insulting to the wonien of Granville
county. We , have ) received from Col.
Hargrove for publication a long card on
the j5ulject"wiicb:,we cannot print; "But
we cheerfully state that he denies in toto
ever making mit jerrjai-k calculated or in
tended to reflecriu. any degree whatever
upon the women of Granville or any oth-
Capt. Ashe '.will, find by; reference to af
fidavits furuislied by . ns fthis" week that
Colj Hargrove did insult the women of
Granville; as statdd in th FnE 'IjAXCE
of tne 2ithof June, tlie denial of Col. H.
to the contrary notwithstanding. j .
Collector Young has been to Washing
ton City, doubtless on business connect
ed with his office. And not having tlie
fear of the President's civil service order
before his eyes, he divulges, what he
knows of North Carolina politics. That's
what" collectors are for, to go to headquar
ters and report progress in the, provinces.
But Col. Young has notions and has fair-
ed them.; He-says that his party expects
to get their full- vote into the ballot boxes
aud that the Republicans of North Caro
lina do not fear intimidation. Quite right
Colonel j we are agreed for once, and we
congratulate yon upon starting out right
and not adding to your political short
comings by accusing yourself wrongfully
of being a subject of intimidation. But
adds the Colonel, slyly, that he realizes
the probability that the Radicals will be
counted out. , Oh, yes, certainly. A par
ty that is twenty thousand in the minori
ty is very apt to be counted out when the
boxes are einptied.A'aeiA Observer
great danger of tlie teachers, in the pri
mary schools is that they may become
mere drilling machies, machines capable
of mechanically imparting to children the
proper articulation and spelling of words,
the manipulation of the pen, and the
kuack of counting and "ciphering," with
out imparting to them any of the desires lishman, to remember when t rule went
which these arts were chiefly discovered the other way, and even an hnglish pas
to gratify. For there is no routine of sage was almost an exception.
physical labor half so deadening as rou
tine labor of the rudimentary mental There live in this township Coddle
kind. A man who works in a saw pit Creek) eighteen persons seventy-five
has his mind fresh when his work is years old and over, eleven whjte and sev-
over ; a man who works at teaching dull en colored ; thirteen eighty yeKrs Old and
children to articulate and use their pens, over, eight white and five colored ; and
has his mind ntterly fatigued when the three persons ninety years old and' over.
A London letter says: A little girl wan- work is over, unless he can refresh it by two white and One colored, liie oldest
dertdiutoaburyinggroiiud,whichisnnder a total change of occupation. The first of persons m the township are Mrs. Ann
the charge of the chief sexton, and pluck- all requisites is to get teachers in the pri- Smith, 93, and Mr. J. I. icropieton.rc.,-
il a flnwpr. rmrmiRpirtiiK of offense. The mirv M-hools who areauickened bv fresh I Iredell uazelte.
EATlnn r:iiirlit. Iipr in the net and deter- intellectual interests themselves, an 1 v. h
mi'iipd to inflict a nnnishment which have the talent of awakening these in e learn the hotels at Morehead Mty
should effectually deter her from spoiling others. You can hardly do this better 1 are rammed, jammed anL crammed with
his Dlots in the future. So he dragged than by fostering the taste for studies guests, winie me crj is sun inej oie
the terror stricken child away to the outside the routine course, and inviting
dead house in which four corpses were teachers when they do their routine work
Frightened to Death.
Cash Admitted to Bail,
And Assaults the Editor of the Cheraw Sun.
hrr. thrust her in aud went well to share those studies with their
tK. tl(l KJ v - - " " I I tJ O I
few hours. In another instance, the destroy- about his business, lhe sextou torgot brightest pupils.
in" annel cut off one hundred and eighty-fiie all about the tiny prisoner incarcerated
thousand in a night. In the reign ot 'I ar- Jn the charnel-house and maue last uie
quinius, the fifth king of Rome, a pestilence cemetery gates for the night. Next morn-
cut off the greater part of the Roman Em- ing, returning to work at the usual hour,
it suddenlv occurred to him that he had
omitted to let the child out of the dead
house before coin" homo. He hastened
- - " WW f
to uulose the door, when a shocking spec
The excursion train which passed tlirouh
this city yesterday caried down about 600
more, and bnt few of them returned last
pire. About the time that Nehcnuau re
paired the walls of Jerusalem, not far from
four hundred and thirty years before Christ,
and about the second year of the Pelapon-
nesian war, that pestilence called the great tacle met his gaze. Crouched iu a cor
plague of Atticaoverran; Ethiopia, Lydia, ,ier) with glossy eyes fixed in a death
William A.' Gutherie, a prominent law-
yer oi rayeriviiieauupiaiwari. jtrouui
can since his debut in noli tics, is a or
CB&pc!otEllEAH3' BttIlE?' nouncedf Hancock manT He, be
Slid Lsvelopes printed to order j , -'WJ,','
MTft l. i i-n . . . I mnrli mnn UKrfiil Attn TPKiwtAliiB mn
1 'err nw .i ii... ;
35 ;! "-co. i. ; uui ak tins omce
, Tf pressly for infantfrnt 4 1
1 73 !: ' ' MRS. D. I, BRINGLX'S.
much more useful; and respectable man,
in feeling, as aj Democrat.- We receive
snclMJonyerts With "open arms, ,iari3' in vite
them right into the- dining room j where
the Demoeratie side board stnnd,-4-Chr.
niiwrwi i "-! i--' ' ' . 1 " ?
A Woman Turned Oct to Give Place
to a Republican. For thirteen years
Miss M. A. Patterson has been postmis
tress at China Grorea ' Shefwas .induced
to take the office sonie time after the war
when it was very difficult to find compe
tent persons who would take the oath i e
quired. The businessof the officelias been
couducted chiefly by Mr. I. F, Patterson,
and there has been no . complaint as to
the way it was managed. A few days
ago Mias Patterson was notified that she
had been dismissed, and R. S. W. Sechler
was appointed in her stead Secliler is
the only Republican in the place and' no
concealment is made of the fact that: he
was appointed pn account ofpolitic'f.-
Charlotte Observer. - u , : :
A Coddle Creek Township has the finest
corn and cotton crops ever seen at this
season of the year in this section. Iredell
Egypt, Judea, Phoenicia,! Syria, the whole
Persian and Roman empires, Greece and the
Athenian States, and continued to rage for
fourteen years. This is the plague of which
Thucydides wrote, and Lucretius and Vir
gil sang, and is the first ; universal plague.
Upon the ruin of Cartilage, a pestilence
spread over all Africa, and destroyed in
Numidia alone eight hundred thousand. So
greivous was this pestilence, that upwards
of fifteen hundred dead corpses were carried
through one gate of a single city in one day,
and upwards of two hundred thousand died
in a few days. Two years before the birth
of Christ a pestilence spread over all Italy,
and raged with such fury that few or none
remained to till the ground.
Since the commencement of the Christian
era, and in latter years, severe plagues have
raged in England, Scotland and Wales;
sometimes almost depopulating the princi
pal cities of those kingdoms. In the second
year of Claudius, the Roman Emperor, so
fearfully did the pestilence rage in Eng
land, that the living were scarcely able to
bury the dead. In the year 180, in the reign
of Commodi s ind during the perse ution o
the Christians in the Roman Empire, a pes
tilence spread over all ItSly, Greece, and al
most all the Roman Empire. In the city of
Rome alone, there were, for a considerable
time together, twenty thousand buried in a
day. In the year 256, a pestilence raged in
Ethiopia so universally, that it was impos
sible to calculate the number of the dead
In the vear 311, during the persecutions un
der Maximilian, a pestilence raged that cut
off from the army of that monarch five
thousand a day Jnthe year 544, a univer
sal pestilence begun at Pelusium, in Egypt
and thence spread over ,the, whole. world,
sparing neither sge or sex, family nor coun
try! Island nor mountain. ' In the second
year' of 'its fnry'Tt visited Constantinople
with sqeh violence that, for a considerable
stare of horror, and blood stained lips
bitten through and through in convulsive
agony, was a fifth corpse, that of his un
fortunate victim. The hapless, child had
iKten literally frighteued to death.
It is announced that a chapter of chil-
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dren from the Uxtord urpnan Asyium
will give fiee entertainments throughout
this section of the State, under the charge
of Mr. J. A. Leach, of Thomasville, for
the purpose of arousiug greater interest
;.. tirtilinn work. I hev will travel
through the country in private convey
ances and will give entertainments in
churches. The chapter is composed of
seven girls and three boys. The follow
iii" appointments have been made;
Thomasville, July 21st; Fork Church,
Thursday, July 22d; Shoals, Friday,
July 23d; Farmington, Saturday, July
24th; Yadkin ville, Monday, July 26th;
Johesville, Tuesday, July 27th; Elkin,
Wednesday, July 28th ; Jefferson, .Mon
day, August 2d; Boone, Wednesday,
August 4th ; Patterson, Thursday, August
6th; Morgauton, Saturday, August 7th ;
Rdtherfordton, Tuesday, Angnst 10th ;
Shelby, Thursday, August 12th ; King's
Mountain, Friday, August 13th ; Dallas,
Saturday, August 14th ; Woodlawn, Mon
day, Angnst 16th ; Charlotte, Tuesday,
August 17th. .
Masonic lodges, where snch exist, are
expected to make the necessary arrange
ments for the care of the orphans at the
several places they visit.
English Strikers. London, July 19.
The strike of, the cotton operators at
Oldham has thus far produced very little
effect. No mill has stopiied work. It is
believed the place of tbe strikers can be
Mrs. Helen Hunt Jackson has written
a volume called "A Century of Dishon
or," relating to the suffering of the In
dians, the policy and agents of the United
The town and township of Ashevillc,
including the penitentiary ctjavkti an4
Young summer sojourners, lias a population oi
Charleston, S. C, July , 16. Colonel
Cash, the surviving principal in the re
cent fatal duel, came before Judge Mc-
Iver, of the State Supreme Court,, at
Cheraw, last evening on a writ of habeas
corpus, and was admitted to bail in the
sum of $3,000.
Considerable excitement was occasion
ed in Cheraw previous to the hearing of
the application by an attack made by the
son of Colonel Cash upon Mr. Pegues
editor of the Cheraw Sun, who had de
nounced the duel in his paper
Cash aud his father had both drawn their S000
pistols, the latter avowing his intention
to see a fair fight, and Mr. Pegnes was The Committee of the Congregation
only saved by being thrust by his friends de Propaganda Fide at Rome, having
iuto an open doorway, wbere he was Jed that the claim of the Roman
locked up. Ao arrests were maue. rv,.i t-u : tt1o.
vuviiiiiv icm'v - - - o - y
The outlook in France is thus describ- erase jurisdiction over thef mm uers
by Evangelical Christendom: Atheism, of religious bodies should be rejected
clericalism, and Protestantism are in full t,e p0e directed that judgment! be
conmct, ana me cianmg n.m uasuiuj; w j deferred, and that all the oocumenlf
swords are heard and seen more than here-1 , . . . j . . .
on tue suojects ue suumiueu iu mm
before the cardinals meet to pronounce
the matter. The Cardinals
tofore, thanks to the freedom of print,
meet, and lecture granted almost uuiver
sally. Hitherto the noise of the battle
seems to be above the heads of the great
mass of the people. Millions of quiet
youls hear it not, or if they do, impatient
ly wonder what it iaall about ; and mil
lions more shrng their shoulders and ask,
Cannot we be let alone? Yet the long
were to have assembled Wt tlie lath
instant, but on the jnorniiig of that
day received counter orders from his
Holiness. It is pointed out in cleri
cal circles that canonical arid judicial
Let it not be imagined that tlie life
of a pood Christian must necessarily
life of .melancholy and gloomi-
ncss V for lie-only rcsings some pleas-.
persevering sowing that has been going J objections would prevent tjie congre
gation ot Uarainais irom aumiuiug
the claim of the English' -Catholic
Bishops, while on the other iiand. iti
rejection might prejudice tHe interests
of the Church in England. jThe Pd
is therefore stated to be considenug
the expediency of issuing a special
Bull sanctioning the episcopal juns-
on for years has, in many instances, pre
pared soil where souls are ready to hear
and live. Some places where crowded
meetings have taken place and Romanism
has been demolished, have tnrned a cold
Rhoulder to the humble colporteurs, with
the Bihles and Christian books. Some, on
the contrary, where Christ has been exalt
ed, and a clear Gospel proclaimed, have
willingly read, studied, and eventnally j
called for, instruction. In some places
the sale of Scriptures after .the lectnrcs
has been large, and followed wiui gooa rc-
diction with certain limitations.
You cannot dream yourself into a
nlt: in others the effect has been the l.-raeter. You must hainuier and
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