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VOL iin.-s.TfllfiB'SBEIES ' i : . j i SALISBURY, If. C, JAHTTAEY 5, 1882. . ; i r . ! IffO-riS .
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The Carolina Watchman,
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CONTRACT ADVERTISING RLTES.
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B. B. CRAWFORD &"C0. :
FAEM AND ' EACT0BY
.!' :STE0 EilGIES. r
lioi E Garlies
f arid- G aps.
Tie Finest RIFLE POYEER bs
' o)ur own and Foreign mate and
; i. . From tUe Finest to. Uie Cheapest. . c
Bnlber ffl3litn -CliaiiiBiaalawerL
Salis.bifi'y, Jan!. 61831' : .- ; ly J j:
IEMBER . THE I BEAD !
j ' in the priqks OP, . ;
Marble Monxuncnts and Grave-Stones of
. Syery Description. , ; :
i l cordially ihyito: tfiej public generdllj
to an iiispcctioirof 'iiiy Stock and Work.
I feet justified in asserting that my past
experience nnder first-class "workmen," in
U the ntj west and niotlern styles, and
tliat the. jK'prkinanhi j 8 eqnalr to any of
tho best iu tlie country.' 1 tlo not say
.tbat iuyMtvork is superior to all o,tlie4"s. 1
'am reasbhable, will not exaggerate inor
der to accomplish it sale. Sly endeavor is
. to please aifd give eacl) customer the val
ue of every dollar they leave with nje. ;
PEICES 35 to;50 Per Cent CHEAPER
than ever offered in this town befor.
all at wice or send for price list and tle-
aign. Satisfaction giiarant'd or do charge.1
1 Thfr erection of marble is the last work
of respect which wy pay to the j memory
of departed mends. ;" . - ,
r -U " l - JOHN S. HUTCHINSON.
.; Salisbury, N. CM Nov. 1, 1831.
. , Blaoiier pi Henderson,
;- -V ;and S olicitor s .
DAYID.LATRETH 8cS0I.'S . PHOA
lTIIEO; T. KLUTTZ
i j3 ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS,
r Salisbury, N: C.
vJCOJSc on Council Street, cf poRiteihs
Z B. VlSCE.- : I W. I!. liilLEV
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS,
- '.Vi-y': CHARLOTTE, 5P. C. f-
Practice in-Supreme Court of the Tjnited
StateB-Rubreme Court . nf Nortli Carolina.
Federal Courts, and Counties of Mecklenburg,
vaoarroR, UnionGastofi, ; Rowan and David
on. . fjOffice, two doors east of Indepen
Trhbtlri(l(rcITfTlA ! ni;flnl no
v,. 4n""j"v'i inking UUIJf ljuauutu a.
i'lft0 of toe last wilhand testament
i OIiU-A- Dav9, deceased, hereby give notice
r-.:"Ji1aUlPcon:inacbtcd to , their-Testator
; eaiae paymentarid those having claims
S orStm tJe undersigacd on or betbre
tht ,day D-V,"J, A. D. 1882, or
-rU,U lc,Pa(J in bar of thrVrc-
ir5 rLI'A-r Davis, 1 , ' " ),
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DAVIDSON CJOUNTY SUPE
JSIOU COURT.' 1
Calendar Special Term, 1882.
- ; , MONDAY, Jan. 9th.
Elmira Eeeker vs J. F. Adams, guard.;
Sam'l Bceker vs J. P. Adams.' -4.
L. F. & P. Livcngood vs John II. Wei
- lvrn. roc.. "
WE. Sloore ct al vs A C Hegc, trusteed
W W3IcCnless vs II. W. Reynolds.
Thomas Myirs vs W T Moore, -N.
A. Boyden vs. A. II. Boydcn, ex'r of
State on the relation of Scott Cross, ct
al, vs John W Wilbams, exr of UaviU
12 State on relation of Scott Cross vs John
? m WsVYilliams, cxr of David Cross; x
13 State on relation of Scott Cross, et.alvs
John Williams, exr of David Cross.
14 B. Nooe, et al ys F A Hoover. j j
1ft n Ji Tlmmnsnn vs Gaithcr Walicr.
1C R B Thompson ys O M Shemwell, j j
1? T C Ingram v liauser, &tocKioiii
18 Samuel Xiorns vs awricj . oyvuj.
TAfi Tt SfnTin T' T.frpn7.f TTllton.' !
0Sarah AAd&mf vs Adam Shuler.
61 Sarah A Ad am Felix Everhart;
84 Sarah A Adams vs Wm March.
' TUESDAY, Jan. lOlh.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 11th.
and THURSDAY. Jan; 1 2th.
9 A T! Urnnnev & Son VS W A Coit.V
2l:Barnhart, Holmes & Co vs W A Coit
; 22 Brem, Brown & Co. vs W A Coit.! I
23 R J Holmes. & Co. vs W A Coit.. j I .
25 Bingham & Co vs W A Coit. j
20 J.W Wadsworth vs W A Coit. :j
27 Crawford & Heilig vs W A Coit.!;
Snjith fc Forbcs'vs W A Coit. I j -
FRIDAY, Jan. 13tb. j
4 D W Pickett ys Board of Commission-
- ' ers of Davidson County. J, j f
24 Margaret Miller vs T B Lash, et at
30 Catharine Hcdriclcvs b L Michael,'
U1;M n Pinnix vs Troy Glasscock, i I
; 33Stephen Bailey vs Mariah Ingram et 1.
i 31 Dan'l tsink etlal vs V m Uodennanier.
35 A C Regans, aSmr vs'John Payntj et al
36 Btymer Mant gj Co vs Gaither Wajser.
37 F II J)aniel vs SamueHStevens. Ii
'33 Daniel P Sinlc vs It X Lpftin.
: 39 Daniel P Sink vs J B Bodcnhamr.!
41 M W Barber vs Eliza Haydcn and Jas.
-W.Hayden.l ; , j
42 Freeman II Morse vs J. II Jones. j .
44 Dias Harrison jsp Allen Surratt. I ?
45 Daniel P Sink ys John P Sink. .i
48 Board Commissioners of Forsyth oun-
ty vs W A Lemley, et al. i
49 Julia A Conrad vs E F Small. 1 1
53 YLD Thomasori vs J M.Thomason
53 G F Iledpck V3 John L HedHck.
54 C L-Hemian, aflmr. vs B F Stone
58 Martha Hubbard vs Nathan Hubbard.
59 Peter Smith et al vs Geo Hedrick;! !
62 W J Loftin, adnir. vs F D Lookabill.
03 Wm Davis vs J A Fitzgerald. j j
C4 It E Kobertson, admr. of Mai7 Byerlx
vs T W .Hartley. ! !
66 Christian Skccn vs A C Ilatton. - jr.
67 Geor W Leonard vs R S Green. j J "
08 Mary Jane Clodfcltcr 1 vs Lemon ! Lec
Cfodrelter. . 'I . . j
69,AIleivNevsom vs Sal lie Williams, j
7 Martha J Marion vs J D Marion, jj.
75 B A Wilson, AY II Curtis & E J Ciirtis
v vs J F Adams, W F Henderson and J
H Peebles. ; . K
76 II L Gobble vs Joel Koonts et aU i
60 Staie on the. relation of B P Hedrick
' vs Geo W Hedrick, adm'r et al. I
85 A F Keen vs. S E Younts & I L Younts
87- C L Hei tin any adm'r, vs B F Stone
89 Levi Hill vs Millbery Hill. j.
94 Board Co, Commissioners ofDayidson
County vs W H Hunt and ethers.
97 Martha P Stith vs J M Taylor and wife
Mattie Taylor. . ii
102 Dr. R W Thomas, ex'r of Chas. M Lines
, lec'd, vs II .1 Hams & M R Taylor.
103 State ex rel. Sophia Fishcl vs Sarah
Spurgin, adm'r et al. j ,
111 O W Click vs W B Carter. j
112 Albert Davis vs Lorena Davis. ;l .
113 Nancy Fishel vs JMFishel & others.
114 J 31 Dorgett vs T F Hams. , j
115 S M Tomlinstfn, ex)r vs W C Brown &
S illie Brown. ' .
116 Elizabeth Leonard vs James Honejcnt.
117 A S JWa'goner vs J A Hiatt, j W
SATURDAY, 1st Week Jan. 14, 1882.'
8 J B Ellis, adm'r, vs Jerremiah Adder
ton and others. , . .. ..-
19 Wilson Sink v John P Sink. V -i
32 John Grubb vs'Wm. Bryant and Bar
bra Bryant. , S'.' v".
4G JT&LC Skiles vs Ethan Allen.
71 David F Lindaay vs Mary Siukr atal.
78 J M Cross vs G W Crosv5 ,?:
MONDAY, 2nd WEEk-rJan. 16, 188S. i
43 J A Fitzgerald & W II Fitzgerald! ,vs
Abram McCnrn. i .
47 II J Harris & H
W Thomas et alj vs
"r,n T II Pickard vs J B Bodenhamer.
M. I llLIf CI. 4
' 51 Maggie E Pendleton vs John S Pendle
ton is J II Wei born.1; . j
55 Elizabeth Gobble vs Albert Myersli
TUESDAY, 2si! WEKK-Jan. 17,1882.
,50 G JI Lee vs R B Knapp et al. '
57 Henry T Wilson vs J II Walser.
C5 W M Davis vs J A Fitzgerald.
70 James Jordon vs P W Raner et al.
72 Elizabeth Leonard vs John S Hedrick.
WEDNESDAY, 2sd WEEk Jan. 18, 1682.
T Amanda Davis va Lvdia Pnffh.' ' 1
77 Srah A Waggoner ys Alex Leonard
et al. h
81 Ethan Allen vs Robt E Jones et all
SS D B Clinard v J L Beard. . .
- 90 S J Sink vs Noah Sink.
91 Charles Wommock vs R P Sharp.
'THURSDAY 2n WEEK-Jan.; 19, 1882.
T&3 Eli Leonard by his next friend Eliza
beth Leonard vs Amos Fritts" (Admr.)
93 Elizabeth " Leonard vs Amos ' Fritts
(Admr.) . I - : '
93 J E Jordon ys T S Dale R L Jordon 4
E L Green. ,f. ' "
SO J A Jordon vstT S Dale R L Jordon &
E L Green, trading as T S Dale & Co.
97 Alberta B. Stith vs J M Taylor & Vf ife
' 'Mattie Taylor. " - j ; ;
93 Elizabeth Byeriy vs Jesse Byerly. ,; j ,
X FRIDAY 2xd WEEJan. 20, 1882.,:
99? James Smith vs II B Stibbins, Trustee
v & others. . ' '
lOOaolm H Peebles & N A. Peebles vs W
:. L Thompson, Mary Lou 1 nompson,
ni .Tnanb IT Thnmnson.Ji . - : I
101 Sarah A Shoaf vs Alex. Trentham and
. Alfred Shoaf, ex'rs of II Shoaf.dec'd.
ifli V IT Stith et al. vs Jnq F McKee et al.
m-. r;!iim Snrratt vs G S Surratt. S
107 William Surratt vs B S Surratt. .r
103 Allen Surratt vs Eli Carroll;.
100 Dr. Joseph Wilkins vs John Jj
man. Rebecca Workman. David Lof-
. I i ... i
110 Jas W Hayden and Elizabeth
' vs M IV Barber. t .
118 John Bowers vs J II Jones.
1 rl j
i f j
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Witnesses are required to attend
be entitled to "
beirfg re-summoned, andjtvill
. .. . . j '
pay for attendance only for the days upon
V. . i . v j. ' s
wmcn inc cases iu wmtu iukj ic buiuujuu- .
ed as witnesses-are set.
Youiiff King- Alfonso
J-Lii i I
-r King Alfonso1 twenty-fotuth
seams, from the accoun
LVlCilatUU n Ibll VAVVL'blvuui vuvhiwmmh
Signor Sagasta's accession to power has !
bcenTikhtly interpretecrby r the Si)aui8h
people as a testimony oy iue ,? overeigu
to its loyalty. Regarded originally as
the natural adversary of advanced Liber
rdism, the young Prince has so reigned
that ho has become accepted by the an cient
adherents; of I Republicanism. -.. Al
though, however, the warmth of the sen
timent may have been intensified by re
cent events, it is of! no transient or tern
porary character. Under Senor Cauovas
des Castillo, as under the administration
of Senor Sagasta, Spaniards have felt
that their King neither desired nlr would
consent to encroachupon their liberties.
He has throughout shown himself con
tent with the prerogatives the Constitu
tion bestowed upon him. jj ..
: He. has proved, besides, that ty? knows
how to emjdoy them for the public wel
fare. Young still in years, he has expe
rienced vicisitudes and tasted of sorrows
which mature and cultivate as well as
sober. Never has. a trace been dis
cerned iu his demeanor of exultation at
the. change iu his fortunes which lifted
him in a moment from exile to a throne.
No party or politicians have eyer been
permiyed even to suspect that tie King
harbored dislike of mpu who had driven
him and his family into- banishmeut.
Without attempting to play joft faction1
against faction. lie has had tho happy art
of maintaiuing the undisputed predomi
nance of an arbiter and umpire over all.
It is something into tlje bargain that Jie
possesses the gifts f the orator, and that
by the unanfmous evidence of foreigners
aud natives, he is admirably fitted for
the center pf a royal pomp which Castil
liaus and Arragouese have not learned to
despise. -LoiuUn Times. i ,j
-What a Vo?caiio Can Do.
Cotapasi, in 1738, threw its fiery rock
ets 1W0 feet above thie crater, Svlulo in
1754 the blazing mass struggling loir; au
outlet rohfed so tbat- its awful voice wtu
heard at a distance of more thau 600 miles.
In 1797 the crater of Tunguragua, oue of
the great peaks of theAndes, flung out
torrents of mud, which dammed up the
rivers, opened new lakes, and in valleys
1,000 feet .wide made deposits GOO feet
deep. v The stream from Vesuvius, which,
in 1737, passed through Tetredel Greco,
contained 33,000,000 cubic feet ef solid
matter, and in I7U3, whett-Terre del Greco
was destroyed, a second time, the mass cf
lava amounted to 45,000,000 cubic feet. In
1760 iEtna poured forth a flood which cov
ered 84 square miles oif surfaceand meas
uredonly l,000,000,00q cubit feet. On this
occasion the sand andj scoria formed the
Monto Rosiui near Nicholosa, a cone of
two miles- in circumference, and 4,000
- - i - ..... . , . . .
feet; high. The stream thrown out by
Etna in, 1810 was in motion at , the rate,
of a yard a day for niue months after the
eruption ; aud. it is oil record that the
lava of th same mountain, after a terri
ble eruption, was 'not thoroughly cool and
consolidated for fen years after the event.
In the eruption of Vesuvius, A. D. 79, the
scoria and ashes vomited forth far ex
cceded the entire bulk of-the mountain j
while in 1GG0 Etna disgoiged: 20 times
its own maSs. Vesuvius has sent its ashes
as IfarXCBtinoj'.yria, and
Egypt ; it hurled stones eight-pounds in
weight to Pompeii, a distance of six miles,
where similar masses were tossed np 2,000
feet above the summit. Cotapaxi has pro
jected a block of 100 cubic, yards in vol
ume a distance of nine miles aud Sum
bawa, in 1815, daring the most terrible
eruption on record, sent its : ashes as far
as Java, a distance of three hundred miles,
of surface, and out of a population of 15,
000 souls only 2.0 escaped. -
The' Tears, of Animals. 7
j The monkey, tribe is grotesquely like
man even in the display of his joy j and
sorrpw. iJiany oi- inem actually smile
when amused. The broad grin which isl
usually .associated-with; a sense of. fuu.is1
Ldeveloped in the orang-outangand was
also observed by Livingstone in the soko.
Thc laughter of certain apes is said to be
anatagous to man's own, in that it is
noisy and hilarious.? So:closeriudeed, is
the ! resemblance that the grave Turks
compare laughhig Western, Europeans to
apes. Tlio chimpanzee, describes the
soko as giggling, and. Darwin notes : that
tittering 1 occu rs amng . raon keys when
they are pleased. A, sense of fun or hn
rnoris also unmistakably exhibited 'by
practical jokes and sports or games. Their
grief is demonstrated just as unmistaka
bly as their pleasnre- Trne tears - under
tho emotion of grief, especially that aris-
i .'ing from bereavement, by the sokochira
, Work- ran zee. oranff-outanirand other aDes or
ni..v Joni.nnt An.
U1UU KCJ O j IUV HIOW VJ HIV Vllliuuuk, uujji
borse, mule, donkey, and various deer.
. n i ... . 1.11. A.,
iv young bokq, jivingsioiie icus us, u uut
taken np in It he arms like a child. .' when
Appealed to be so carried, engaged in the
ynnat liittoi it mi n .1 ! b a nopnirnr " llnntS
i, l. : . -
118 "eacr"es Uiei weeping of au orang-ou-
taut: u icPciui'Mui, uiav vi c wvaxinu uuu
6 f V fe ...
Dr. Yvan.montions one that wept when
- ... . . i
cliiUl would havedone. Cbimpanzces in
Sierra Leone, that have been trained to
carry water-uga ior man,' weep oiiicriy
when thev let them fall, and see them iu
. , . . . , . ,
i J i ,; ' I t
. . .. . . . .
UICU Wiping Xll liicsu lUBt.nitca viumij
prove tliat t
ie monkey -trite jife' capable
ug both joy and sorrow. .
The election fraud case in Philadelphia
has had a mishap. It was discovered
tlrat tho jiir;' would not convict, stauding
eleven to one. i On inquiry the sole and
solitary man toy acquittal proved to be a
man answering to the name of Frederick
Shultz but jvvas not Fiederick hultz at
all. The fellow was put in custody for
oeriurv. falsely persouatins: a juror, ob-.
strncting justice and contempt of court.
He w as a cluni of t!ie ballot box. stuffers
and got in tlie )ury by answering to the
name of Shiiltz, who was absent .in New
York, his purpose being to prevent a con
victioni Wo suspect the Judge will waut
to send hiui to prison for a thousand
The invefgatiou into Shermau's hav
ins: work done on his house and the bills
charged to the govcruruent is now beiug
made atl Wilshiugton. The chief witness
Pijuev, before entering the committee
room, avowed his intention of telling, all
he kucw; Privately he has said that he
could sUowHiow, money belonging to the
contingent fund was misappropriated: Ho
adufitted f hlit articles iutended . for pri
vate use jiad been bought out of the fund
and that vouchers were audited and paid
for articles iever purchased. He has said
that Senator Sherman's headquarters at
the time he was making his cativass for
tho Presidency were, furnished out of the
knew it. '
fund and that Mr. Sherman
An Assassin Tracked aud Arres"ted.
Cincinnati, Dec. 29. A special from Gore
Ofiio, says tire authorities placed a guard
about the house of Mr. Terrell, who was as
sassinated lr st night, to prevent obliteration
of the track 3 of the assassin. As soon as
daylight came they traced the assassin to
the resideiic 5 of Mr. Arnold, a farmer, anS
arrested Morgan Richard, one of Arnold's
farm hands,. as the criminal. He was acm
ed with a revolver which had one empty
chamber,? He resisted arrest but was over
powered and placed in a wagon and driven
rapidly to Logan jail, barely escapingynch
ing. : Normative for the crime has been dis
covered, i ;
"Not! if it was My Boy.
Some ; years ago the late Horace
Mann, the eminent educator, del iveif--ed
an address at the opening of some
reformatory! institution for boys, du
ring which ie remarked that if only
one boy waal saved from ruin, it p'ays
for all the cost aud care and labor of
establishing such an institution aa thaL
After 'the exercises had closed, in. pri
vate conversation, a gentleman rallied
Mr. Mann upon his statement, and
said to him, "Did you not color that
a little, when you said, that all ex
pense and labor would be repaid if t
only saved one boy ?" "Not if it was
my boy j" wits thejsolemu and coii
victingTeplyi Ah ! there is a won
derful valuo' about ".my. boy." Other
boys may be rude and rough ; other
boys may be reckless and wild ; other
boys may secrn to require more pains
aud labor than they ever will repay;
other boys mav be lelt to drift uncared
for to the ruHi which is so near a.t
hand ; but "njy boy" it were worth
thetoiix)fa lifetime and the lavish
wealth of a world to save him from
ruin. ' Ve wfiiuld go the wrld over
to .save him 'ffom peril, and would
bless every habd that was steetched
out to gjve hirja help or welcome.
And yet every poor wandering, out-
cast, homeless man is one whom some
fond mother called fmy boy."; Eve
ry lost roman, sunken iu the deptljs
of sin, "was somebody's daughter in
her days of bhjldish innocence. To
day sornebody's! son is a hungry out
cast, soioiebody'i daughterly a wear,
helpless wanderer, driven by cruel
want into paths of error." Shall we
hesitate at any cost to do what we can
to bring back tlie sunshine of happi
ness to! such as qsc Collage Jleartk.
FOR SALE: At THIS OFFICE.
t of our Madrid , , i i ., t .: s - .
it faiKflla ii.ntliBKfina in .T'it'9 tliir full l rv r
ay, to hay been;; J ' i-, ; .
! ' A ;. . nlli ...imUj f.htn t 1 Tlrvl.flO Lilian.
JiOllTII GAItOLIXA'S RICH
, 7 XISPLAY.
A Favorable Exhibit of Raw Material
and Manufactured Articles from the
Old North State Remarkable Re
vival of Industries since the.war.
Correspondent of the New York Tribune.. '
A-tianta j ; Ga.,' tDec. 21,Four
State idisplajii' in . the International
Cotton Exposition .command general
attention, bth because of what they
arend1 what they suggest. : These
are from the two Carolinas, from Geor
gia, and from Florida!; While these
displays have many things in com
mon, each has important specialities
that are not found elsewhere. . ,
North Carolina! the border land of
the South so far as" agricultural pro
(Jucts are concerned, intrusted the col
lection and , arrangement of her ex
hibit to the; Hon. Montford MpGee,
her Commissioner of Agriculture. He
did not confine himself to the products
of the soil, shut collected everything
that would set forth the natural re
sources and the manufacturing prog
ress of North Carolina. Owing to
the particular topography of the coun
try, this State has probably a wider
range of food prod nets than anyjother
in the Union. In general terms the
State-may be described as a slope, ex
tending wesfward from the sand banks
that form ,the Hatteras coast to the
Tennessee line, where it reaches an
altitude of 8,000 feet above the ocean
level, the highest land in this country
east of the! Rocky mountains. This
vasf area naturally divides itself into
three belts : one, about fifty miles
wide, tending from Newbern to
Wilmington, where climate and soil
are attapted, to semi-tropical products;
second, westwardly to the Piedmont
region, in which section tobacco, and
all the cereals flourish ; and third, the
mountain region proper.- In these
several tracts are found all the pro
ducts of the temperate zone and many
of tlie semi-tropical. These Commis
sion McGee has skilfully arranged so
that any visitor can see at a glance
what are the natural products of any
desired locality. "With these he dis
plays the products of mills and facto
ries that have sprung up since 1865,
aud the native wines that illustrate
the value and importance of the vine
yards of his State.
Commissioner Loring, in his ad
dress two weeks aero, said that North
Carolina, which before the war had
no standing as a cotton State, now
stood third on the list. The causes
which enabled her to make this great
advance in the short space of fifteen
year deserve consideration. Of these
the first in importance is the the fact
thatthere are more small holdings in
this than in any other Southern State
This subdivision into small estates
operates as it does in New England.
The , people are thrifty, they study
small economies, ami they cultivate
their land with greater skill than' is
practiced on the great -plantations;
They also raise raost of the food they
consume, and what cotton they 'make
counts as profit. This beiug the case,
the. line of cotton cultivation has grad
ually extended back' from ; the cast
until it has at least reached the foot
hilts of the Blue Ridge. While the
area of cultivation lias been enlarged,
the quality of the staple has also been
improved,; and at the last Cincinnati
exposition the award for the.first qual
ity of upland cotton was? received by
North Carolina.! Tlie energy and
shrewdness of the people of .that State
are evidenced in the great number o
small mills that has been built since
the war. More than eighty -cotton
factories, great and small are now run
ning, all of which, with a solitary, ex
ception, are owned by,; small share
holders living in "their!, immediate
neighborhood.' In other Words, the
profits of the cotton patches are inves
ted in mills, that the planter .may
make additional gaius by converting
his staple into yarn. Without an ex
ception these mills' have prospered
and many; new ones are now building.
For these, the many rivers, flowing
from the mountains to the sea furnish
ed an unlimited supply of water
power. 4 1 ;: -:'"-;:' " ;- -!
; Aniong thei lextils'1n: this display
are some fine blankets ;made . at mills
in burry county. Ihese mills find a
home markTt for! their entire produc-
ion, and have never been fully able
o supply the demand, Their wool
is brought to their doors by the far
mers of the country but they have not
sufficient capital to tako all that is of
fered. ( The fleeces are from Merinos
and Southdowns, both of-which breeds
of sheep do weJl everywhere - ia the
hState.-. In the sections - east of the
mountains the climate lias been found
oo warm for the Cotswolds, but they
flourished on the Blue : Ridge farms.
There have been several sales at the
exposition of woollen niachioery, tlie
purchasers intending i o add i this
branch of iudustry to their North
Carolina cotton mills. .
That North Carolina is to be the
great vintage State of the Atlantic
coast seems to be ons of the probabili
ties. The vine flourishes everywhere
throughout its length and breadth.
The soldiers'of the Bjirnside expedi
tion were astonished to!1 find on Roan
oke Island old neglected vineyards,
the vines of which were so matted and
interwoven as to form au almost con
tinuous bower covering many acres.
There was a tradition among the is
landers that these vines wero planted
by a Connecticut colony which after
ward abandoned the country because
of the prevalence of fevers. Wheth
er true or a myth, the vines arc there,
and so they are in every forest in the
State. Since the war hundreds of
vineyards have Deen planted, mostly
small. There are, however, six, each
of a hundred acres or more, where
wine making is carried on, aided by
the best experience and skill that
could be found in Europe. The pro
ducts ofsojne of these vineyards make
an interestingfeature of the State ex
Commissioner McGhee gave me an
instance of the transfer of an impor
tant industry that ought not to be
omitted frora this lettef He was
asked why turpentine and rosin were
not among the exhibits, and replied :
"Ours is the "Tar-heel State" no' long-
er. mat distinction, lam -sorry to
say, belongs to Georgia. Our pine
forests -are practically exhausted, and
Georgia is the great producer of na
val steres. But what we have lost in
that direction we have gained in an
other. The Georgians came and hired
our male laborers, valuable hands,
experienced in that business. They
spend the season in Georgia, but re
turn at Christmas to see their families,
who all remain at their old homes.
These women und children are the
very best possible help on truck farms.
From early spring until late in the
fall they are constantly employed at
good wages. The consequence is that
Newbern aud the country adjacent
has become the centre of this great
and profitable industry, antTsome of
the most enterprising'Norfolk 'truck
dealers have transferred their interests
to bur State, to avail themselves of
our abundant labor'
Space forbids more than a passing
notice' ot other features of this i impor
tant Stale exhibit. Rice from the up
land and lowland marshes, corn that
weighs seveuty pounds to the bushel
and has no superior: in the world,
bright tobacco in all shades from pale
Jeniou to deep mahogany, wheat and
other cereal i. equal to any in quality
these are but items of a collection that
speaks volumes in favor of the Old
London, Dec. 20.--The Standard,
in, its financial article this morning,
referring to the decline in the value
of American securities yesterday says:
"The? market has been completely
disorganized for some time and buy
ers could with difficulty be found."
The Daily News in its financial ar
ticle says ; "In the American market
the sta'te of matters lias been describ
ed as one of semipanic; The bulls
were overloaded with : stock which
they were unable to get rid of."
The . Daily Telegraph in its fiuaneial
article says : The feeling of the mar
ket closely approached the character
of a panic Sales were pressed with
little discrimination in the choice of
stocks, a mere attempt to sell being
.sufhcient to make dealers put down
Escape of Prisoners. Hi 1 .
. .... : . )
Last Saturday night-three prison- .
ers, one white and two colored' es
caped from the! jail in this city;It '
eems that one or mnn wna llt nnt.::
of the cells during the nightW-waifr
on . two prisoners who are seriously:
sick, and sometime during the ni'cht
succeeded in wrenching, a piece from "
the iron raiunc within tho
which a hole snfficiently large to ad
mit a man's body was drilled throtfgh
he wall of the building; nearvlie
round.. A quilt was snread on thai
floor under the point wherel thiyj-ptk
was done so that the deort in falling
o the floor would -makano! noise.; is ;
The jail has been considered one1 of
the safest inlhe State, but on exarti-1 i
ning the aperture made it; is found '
that the bricks are laid in common ! I f
sand mortar, rendering their renioval -1
matter of little ifficultvdli 1
risoneraP w ho escaped were!oin i -
fldwell ahd- Quinncqipr'nd n Ii
a young wnue man named JMcM any s.
who was in for obtaining goods fromj
some of our merchants on1 forged 6r4
ders. Nothing has been! heard pof
them since, their denarturei
Dear Grandma Benson was aiu! if
tiful old lady, t Beautiful as a pictuJ-J i
with her snow-white capr and soft r
grey hair, and the sweet placid facet
ucueuiu it, so iuij oi smnes ana pieas
ant things for everybody, r ; ' f 'A
What the worhj said of her. was V
more beautiful j thau all, that Mi0jas!-i
never known. to speak ill of anyone.l
Three-score Years and ten she had! i
lived in this world of vexations iand
cares, yet only kindly words for blh-
ers, and their faults had escaped Jheiy
so full of loving charity was this dear
old heart. i i "
One day the children j talket it
over, how Grandma neve? spoke tZ
of any one, and holding deliberations
on it in childish council, resolved fo
ask her what she thought of I the -
Devil, the Evil One. - ;;:?-
Now tliey said,, as the result of
their young wislom, she must speak
ill of that wicked person. So vitlr. ;
this snare laid to rap Grandma's !
guileless tougue, they present t&em-
selves -before her and put the ques- s !
nun, conuueni sue cannot speaic c
well of him, who is the source of
every evil. i I- ' s
'Grandma, j what do you think
about the Devil ?'
Grandma Benson looked wise
the little group of questioners!
then she quietly answered :
'I think we would all do well if
we had Ii'ib pei'severance.
Dear, precious old hearj fu
divine love. She had l. woven .
through the .warp and. woof idf
life the blessed text, '.Keep thy
gue from evil and thy lips thatthey H:'
speak no guile.'-: Aunt Margaret, . '' . '
An Iron Mountain.
. About a mile4 north of DtiraTrgor,
xowa, is a woucieriui
solid ore. called the (
cado. The ore is said
mountain of .
erro dej fer-
to be entirely
free from phosphor and sulphur, and .
to assay -lrgra 50 to 75
irou ore. That part o
per cent, pure :
f the mountain
above the ground measures f 5,250
feet long 1,200 feet broad, 702 feet
thigh. The irons produced is so soft
mat it uenus auu twists ltKCj wax
and will bear comparison with the
best Norway. An English engineer
has estimated its value at $1 0,000-,
UUU, ana made tn e somewhat aston
ishing calculation that, at the rate of
1,000,000 feet a year J
over 300 years to leve
2 round. -
Ir is worth remembering that nobody en
joys the nicest surroundings if in bad iheal tli
Therc are: mserable people about to-day
with one foot in thegrav, when a bottle of
Parkera Ginger Tonic wouldulo them more
good than ail the doctors and medicines'
they have ever tried. Bee adv. i r
A Southern iournal says this? vear'a -T
rice crop in the Gul f't States ' will;
reacli one hundred and fifty milUon
bushels. It is; predicted thit the . f
rice industry will soon rival Mat of
sugar in Louisiaua.