; 1- , - - ' ll. fi-il V .-- ,,1i:4l -H-l: : .r'HMm'l
, ,.-;-jL . ' im , ' vi''v'i:'::v'l'1:''f r' 't'"' '. ",v"' '"J '7 f ;-
1 . . . i . J . i - s. . .-. vi 1. , . ' r . . . '-' Mil BW fC: tHri I
plma Watchman; -
.ESTABLISHED IN THE YEAR 183.
k ,j iKicE,$tMN ADVANCB. ?i
XJUIODBS pBOWNE. Prest. 'Wjc O.OART.SCy.
U T 'tQ-qiila
IIBUIUOI 01 :-f
1 - I i .J . ' ' "
- Term -policies written on Dwellings.
1 premiums payable One-half cash and bal
sace in twelve months. 7 "!
J ! J. LLEN-.BRQWN, Art.. X
I 2l.-6m 1 1 fcialixburr, N. C.
7 , .. . i . L.V.. fcr-v
REMEMBER THE DEAD!
;! 7 7 IN THE PRIC KS OF
Mfibls-lilonuments and . Gravestones of
; Every Hescipticn.
Ifcordially invite the public generally-
loan inspection ol.mv Stock and Work.
Lfeleyutifiediu assertTug that jny past
experience unucr, nrst-chiss workmen iu
allslhe, fiiewje8t ajid ;modcnvrstyles, anil
nhat the ork man ship is c4ual to Any of
the; best ; in the country. I do kiot say
that nyr work, is superior to all o titers. I
an roaspuablp w.Uljiot eiqggerate in or
deita accomplish a sale. My endeavor is
to please and givo each customer the val-
ne ot every dollar they leave with me.
j PRICES 35 to 50 Per Cent CHEAPER
i i than over, offered iu this town before.
Call at once or send for price list and de-
sigSjSatisftictWn guaranVd'or no charge.
I I The eriection of marble is the last work
01 resHxs.wnicu we pay to tJie mcbiory
of departed friends. ; ! - I
j 1 1 JOHN Si. HUTCHINSON.
; j Salisbury, N. C, Nov. 1, 1881. : I
torneys, Counselors I
V-f 4&'; ;ndblieitors. : "
"3 i ';
j- Jnuay22 1879 tt.
N. C. Railroad
tf&f eWt Sunday Vily 17, 1SS1, at 4.15, P. M.
7f ; . iffWj?
trrB. LtAVE. , STATIONS
I H ' itH0a.miSaUsbury
A Sli n m i
3 03 '
11 5T p.m
8 6 .
i"V-'' FREIQHT TRAJS. -' -
AB3T: UtAVxr STATIONSj "akbttb
; , : jElmwood 3 15
? jstatesviue 1 2 43
Catawba ; 134
tsi . -
11 Mi .
12 81 A X.
rtso f -IMrM
sNewton 12 25
111 31 A.M
rtf organ ton
iOlen Alpine j
! .1 :Brtdewater? ' R
iMarlon r u j 14s
.f -! jHenry I 5S
mm Mountain! 6 03
;'J-iV00Pr'8 ia I 4 43
7; v :lX)Il'8 ' 483
f . -AslievllleJnti
, -7 1 - ; iAshevllle 1
4 00 A.X.
; reucu Broad;
jSTtralns run -ally, Sundava Mrr.t ril
..h fijuiA-i a'Pfeife i&JZz: StfZtt
i:7 ' T, . J , . J
IH '-. w M w
! - T :;
Iteport of Connt r5pHntS3ciit of-
' ' ... Count J. j :' - s'7 1: ' ::tX
the Honorable Board of Ethication on
' llrAS tKdrU?pbrHriiy Vdikfor the pswi
month jkvliich JTtodajr ,niake :to joitiAt
fequirdtt3LSec,,47.4f. the iwyjawj
completes-the-fecbr of "-tny 'isitatiou "of
the Pahlio Schools of this County for the
t ...-i. 1.... t i. . ' . i . .
to accom 1 pahy 'it Vitli ite'nienl of ""dij
labors dafiug the pa$t font months? 7 j
There have been o session tjring that
lime7 tigh ty :four (84) m Tublic 4Schoqlg,
til n gh t by nine ty (90 ) t eac h f e u r ol 1 i n g
th fee thou san d seve b Wh d red and 7th i r-ty-two
3732)-pripIliwIth a v average
aMeudaDce of two"tht)treafad tV& h a ri-
! dred forty-six (224G)i All. of these I ha,Ve
visited ouce, manj of them twice, and in J
one or two instances a third time, making
total, of one hundred nod thirteen (113)
occupying thefeinforty two (42) J
days of field service, j ! ! '
r I have found the schools doing in the
main as well as could reasonably . be e$
pectdr. qpnsidpripg;?!the psufiicjency of
well qualified teachers . and 'Ui&llaciL of
properly equipped1! sttioolH Cnildtngs. j
mo greai, majoruy ox ine teacners are
laboring conscientiously and faithfully
and are to be praised' for): even the degree
of success which they have attained
amidst jb( many obstacles.
The beneficial result of the Teachers'
Institute held-here! last summer are
plainly to be seen and are everywhere
felt and acknowledged by the teachers
themselves. j7! ). 7 1
Especially is this manifested in their
increased efiSciency abd success as com
pared with the work of those who from
various causes Were pre ventedfrora at
tending it. And in this connection allow
me to urge upon your Body the wisdom
and indeed the urgent necessity for the
authorized appropriation for the Insti
tutes this year. One of the most noted
Educators of our country recently said : j
"If I were. to undertake the education of
the children of the State as an individual
enterprise, with the school fund as the fixed
price, I would use one-tenth of it to train
a body of competen t teachers, and with
the other ninetcnths as wages would ac
complish more than the whole would do
as now used in the payment of unprepar
ed instructors." Not only make the nec
essary appropriation, ;hut by yoBr influ
ence and presence aid in making it the ,
most powerful lever in our Educational
machinery. Public opinion is fast con
centrating on this truth, that the teacher
needs special training fortius vocation,
just as the mechanic, the physician, the
lawyer, the minister. I 7
But untrained specialists are. by no
means the only hindrances to success in '
our Public Schools. In many cases our '
schools are so overcrowded that no
er can produce satisfactory results. Sev-
eral report an enrollment of over seventy '
(70) pupils, one of eighty-one, and only
one teacher in each school j whilst in oth-l
er Districts tbenou-attendance of thbjM);
actually enrolled is a Serious iujurysomo ;
averaging only? serc'to bf eight pupils. :
1 Ins is in a great degree owing Jo: the j district lines, why have any lines at all ! 1 ncy gve trouble to tlie noteisi rail
present arrangement of the Districts, j Another argument why Redistrictin is' roads and everything else that is so un-
Another difficulty is that of procuring
bookSf uany apparency expecting to get
ii .. . i ' 5..... ...
uieir euucauou irom a,"lJlue I5ack" and
.J 11 1 . "ji .
icBuiiueui iuuuc. xvuouier oosiacie. anu
it the explanation of the preceeding one,
is tne lack ot interest fn popular Educa-
tinn .ti ho T-i-f tiikir O,,.. ...1
" - " j uui , ..tujiiu
sadjy need an awakening on this subject,
and iu order to start the ball, I have do-
jing the winter made Educational talks at
nignt to tne patrons of the schools and
others in six of tha townships, viz : Mor-
gan, Litaker, Gold
1 in, l.ocke,!ScotcU
Irish and Franklin.
to have discussed our new school system
jn all of the townships, but owing to the
inclemency aud uncertainty, of , the win-
tery weather, I failed to complete the cir-
cuit. These meetincs have usually been
well attended, and owing to the ' hearty
cu-uperuiiuu vi fcuiue oi uur most promi
nent citizens, as Hon. J. L. Graiber, Dr.
J. G. Eamsay, and others, I trust some
good has been accomplished in this direc
tion. I Oor Teachers' Association meeting
monthly in different portions of the coun
ty, is also accomplishing mueh in this
line.- - ' jr j' 1
A Report of the ccnools would be radi
cally incomplete without some mention
of the condition of the school -houses.
They are usually constructed of logs,
with the chinking and! daubing to a large
extent gone, unceiled even overhead,
sometimes without windows, and when
suppliedwith them rarely can you find a
sash with unbroken j panes, Vin lone case
with uo door jshutter the roof frequent
ly leaky, the floor openi and the usual
furniture hard undressed pine slaVs with
out backs, and perhaps al writing bench.
School apparatus is practically unknown.
I found one school taught in an old to
bacco barn two in dwelling houses, 4and
frequently in chnrchesl 1 t 7 .
There are, , however many honorable
exceptions to the above .description, and
many of our Committees ar only waiting
for the question of Hedistricthw to be de-
ciueu, to oegm ai once ine mucli neeaetl
work of Buildiugr j j i V . " '
.7 BEUISTRICTIXG, ' ;
Ou this wm rtant question I Itave the
s to btfet r'Vihthtnf(ptOovi :Cienoiafa M' recent
)unty niuety-fouf (94) message to' Legislature offiM '$tUt'
are now to "th6 county
School dittrictsforty-seveD (47) whito
I fortyseven (47J celqred-r-with a " total
scijoot population, o; 0,100, 01 wnoui ,ooi
are white .anil nfetcbfoVed.l This
would gjfe an average of 93 (nearly)' to
eacV white ''isbici'Cand'--". (nearly) , X
each colored disti ict-at once a wide dif
ference -4mt iu no iustaneedo these .av
erages represent the facts in any single
f district Tjbu the 'contrary the' districts
vary from zero tip to 155 school popula
tion.: Iq the white districts, there is one
that reports only 26," there are six wi th
an average of less! than. 30 each, while; on
the other there are thirty averaging .oyer
100 each and sixteen with an average of
over 116 pupils each, all of tlieni report
lug over 100. In the above averages I
liafef entirely omitted Disti ict No," 27 i
(Saiiil,iin) a its enrollrarntof 453 tvonld
at once raise f though unfairly) the aver
age in the above sixteen to over 138 pu
pils each.: !
Of the colored districts there is one re
porting 89 school population, six averag
ing over 75, and on the other extreme,
thirty three with, a population of less
than 20, twenty-five with an average of
less than 14, sixteen less than 7, eleven
less than 4, and four with no children at
. Thus you will at once perceive the very
great discrepancy in the present arrange
meat of district lines, which were estab
lished just thrirty five years ago and
even then as may be readily shown by
the minutes of the "County Superinten
dents of Pnblic Schools of Rowan'1' were
quite unsatisfactory both to members of
the Board and to the people. The popu
lation of the different districts at that.tiuie
varied from 33 to 119. Of the compara
tive size of these districts it may be not
ed there is also very great difference be
tween them, as one or two of them are
too small, but usually they are entirely
too large j in several instances they are
from five to seven miles in length and
.onictioies only from one aud a half to
two miles in breadth. : Auother objection
to some of them is the . well-known fact
that some of them are bisected by one or
more of our Rowan creeks which are no
toriously unmanageable at the 6eason
when, our common schools usually are
As this Honorable Board has hitherto
invariably refused tor alter. District lines,
various remedies haye been' tried, but usu
ally have proven inefficient. Two school
houses in the large districts is the favorite
panacea, but not sttopping to discuss the
many practical difficulties which arise from
having twoj schools and one committee, it
is usually the" case that whilst the District
is too large for one school it is' not large
enough for two, and as the two buildings
are necessarily placed near the sides or
ends of the. Diatrirt tli nnt. nnlr mnL-b tn
teach-Jshort the distance between themselves, but
also between them and the house or houses
iB the adjoining districts.
I ' Again the plan has been tested of send -
in from one district across the line into
taotlicr whire inore convenient; this is now
Very properly forbidden by Law, for, among
other reasons, if you propose to disregard
: now imneraiivelv in order is that our new
School Law; requires the County Board to
lay off these districts having due regard to
i.-'...i.:i:.0 om -.i.-i 1.
. . f 7
: unes were ran some twentv- vcars betore
: Rowan had any townships it is evident
; that they naturally do not coincide. Again,
o ai.. t ...: k j:.:.
, ocg. i-kui mo cijuu"- ill" -Qisiutis
' for each race to be different in territory if
j necessary for the convenience of the parties
concerned; whilst no one will claim that
mm. m l
the present boundaries of the colored Race
have, now, er ever have had, any refere
to their convenience. The last, and per-
haps the moit potcntia. reaion U.at I .111
b . a . -
: adduce is the fact that Section
j Law requires a four months school in every
('district and if the funds be insufficient to
! sustain it for that time, then a special tar
must be levied for that nurnoBe. Our snhnol
j fund is now .sufficient for that purpose if
fund is now. snffir.inth fnr tlmth iir. If
n.nM.w zi'ot.iknj :.u u
jp" jf"-i i j uisuiuuieu, uu. Y i 1 11 iu3 jiCaCIJIf
district lines, whilst several districts have and express men had also come, to hs re
moriey enough to run a six pr seven months ; lief. In less than five minutes they had
school, about one half of the ninety four
j will be compelled to call on vou for assist-
ance, and whilst it is urged with some show
of reason that this measure will cost some
thing, it is also true that the special tax for
next winter must run np into the hundreds
of dollars, and the total cost of redisrict
ing need not exceed seventy-five dollars
(175.00). -Only by this change can the
large surplus in the crowded districts be
utilized for the benefit of the smaller ones.
I have devoted thus a considerable por
tion of my Report to this subject, as I deem
it one of vital importance to the success of
our schools. "
In conclusion I jhiak' I maj safely say
that the Educational outlook over our en
tire State is favorable, tliat '.the; people are
accepting the present Law as i an onward
step long needed in our common school
system, and that there has been more gener
al interest taken in our schools this winter
than ever before, and it only remains for
the true friends of Popular Educatian to
foster and encourage this spirit until our
good eld State shall soon remove from her
escutcheon that foul dark blot of illiteracy
so long and unworthily tarnishing its. lus-
tre 4 Permit ine to close by buotins for
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your consideration the I strikingly forcible
towards crimein and thatjonlj byumprOT
ing snd'greatly elevatiigj the ' s'tkndard f
our Public 1 Schoolst:c,au aidettate fessults oi
aenvea inereirom. , ippuoiuijyy j-
;j J ?i t i Co. Su pii: PabJtos of tiwtakc
How, a , Note of Henry
iri lrjlectttre on
Pqry tay. in Chicago j
I aIM I KM mm b k B I. I
n ?-r.T r
the follorwing story? ,
: 'Mr.'eiay had aldrge and -expeneive
"fiimilynd keenly: felt fjis eyhile
he lost no oppornnity of , expressing liis
gratitude to friends known and.unknown
for all kinds of favors.
. "The '.day upon which Mr.' Webster
made his celebrated speech in March,
1850, he vas highly eulogizing it alt din
ner, when some one asked-him if he did
not think N Mr. Webster's influence had
been greatly ! impaired ,by ids allowing
certain wealthy men in Massachusetts to
settle annuity upon him for abandoning
his practice in the courts so as to devote
more time to public affairs. Mr. Clay
"In view of the manner-in which my
note was paid at a bank in Kentucky,
do not think I ought to speak upon that
subject. ' With difficultyj l had raised the
money to pay the interest when I went
to the bank to ask a renewal. The cash
ier told me I had no note there. Tasked
him what had become of it, and said
he was 'instructed to answer no ques
tions. And never have I been able to
find out who paid it; but,"turning to
Judge Conrad of New Orleans, he said :
Judge, I always supposed you had
something to do with that matter.7
To which he responded :
'Whether I or any one else had any-
thing to do with the matter, jou will
Mr. Clay theu said : :i
'Iu view of my mauy opponents, I am
as thankful for the secrecy as the money;
but when I am free from public lifej I am
going to Insist upon knowing who were
such benefactors. When some one said:
'Mr. Clay, your friends will never let
you be free from public lifo., j
'In that view, sentlenien said he, 'bear
witues to my inexpressible gratitude to
my friends, not only for their favojf, but
for their imanner of bestowing it,' adding
that there was but one unpleasaut j thing
abopt it that it was the ouly present he
had eyer received that he could not di
vide witlt his friend. Here Judge j Con-
! rad observed :
- 'That need not trouble you, as you had
liberally divided the proceeds before you
gave the note.'
I You are right,' says Clay, 'the' note
wus principally giveu to take op the pa-
Pr of frieuds which I had endorsed.'
! ' j "
k Circus Crowd Combed Down.
I " i : '
j Chens people are always looked upon
j as a rough set aud -so they generally are.
' fortunate as to have anything to dq with
a-i... 'i k !
'T-1--1 f i. i.
"uay lew mat nigin lor. o.iiisoury.,
Ti,pr hniKri.f. KnmA .cmi.l fl.o tirki.tft '.
i u n. r..
' uu uwi., bwu iu uic m-i - w.uu .v-ji.
. J" Dodson, the conductor, informed
; the head man w.10 presented tne .cues
thnf. lie n-iii in t.h vvi-nm MP and nillKt
either pay additional fare, or move into
; the second class coach. At this the cir-
. cus man said "there's just) fifteen of; us iu
. M . d 1.
uere and it you cau put us out, wny uo
i euccciuny on ou.or roau,Dui ue 6rucK
tb. g p.-oces.ion vp.n tackled
uouson. ne Biarieu io rise jiora uns scae1
-w-v a w .a j a r . m:. k. fc ft-
when Dodsou beut him down over the top
I of the eet until his backbone cracked.
Another of the crowd jumped at.Dodson
! aud was knocked over three seats. By
tliia tiniA Mia whole crown had irot arOUDU
this time the whole crown had got around
j ,i. .. onfi,- iv,...t-,. UarifratTA
. WC lliuuuuvi , hum iuu w u.vuiu u(3ut
1 the whole circus crowd bound hand and
foot, so to speak ; When tlie train reach
ed the coal bin, where it 6tops five minutes,
Dodson sliot the lasfcjone of tbeuvout of
the car, but during the five minutes: they
begged ; so hard to be let back' ou, that
Dodson finally agreed to take them on to
Salisbury, provided that they takje the
second class car, sit three iu a seat, not
utter a .word and not spit on the floor.
To this they cousented aud getting the
fifteen into five steats, Dodson. set a
negro brakeraan to watch them, and see
that they did not violate I their contract.
And they didn't. People jwho looked in
to see them agreed that it was the qui test
looking set of circus men they had over
seen. Concord 51111. j
The bill of exceptions taken in; the
case of Charles J Guiteauland signed
by Judge Cox, of the Criminal Gourt
makes a pamphlet of . thirty-nine
pages, i Thereu are thirty-two excep
tions as to matters occurring up to the1
time wheu tne case was given 10 ine
f (jury, and exceptions alsjD to! the ml- j
;- insrs of the court denying a new trial
aenying a new trial
.- . ... .! . r
I and overruling tne motion in arrest 01
I Court-ID Oliibi in HikUi bmnhbl -!n.i.V .1 1 : ."'..Vir4"" a inl.r. ... .1 ..'if i'i'i'i 7 " i it ! ' m
jvi ifftMta:oaiiu4a.vii..auttvievei t n t? . " 71
M-will nrove iof wWudnWA ilntfc itnrlJvtToii14l.. -4 i- I n lus eaSeiT ?arc!v to fitid f it he hoisi 7
bbthrtilrbadsjand their tistomer cflndwd tlrere is na'lacnlttrv- QH ln l!le -rt nhfe
t!.e chargeetween fW
were ; graded accordirigao.th amount ? ir. -ly . his attending hosts 4 All tlmtfinlJ
shipd,thelargeshippersobUininglowX- d of the supreme desire. to v. , lU'llt
er rate. thai snliTh amidiU 7
.Uis' totlle.-t:hk a sWeets..Everrmethod has been tried ; ?tMi!U
shipperdiscriminated against might eithw every'phaseof effort has been employ- ' VfeUt :u! i appWatf
ei- eompel the mpay-to'trnrrrthis tfm Each lndivliialTiasnnisi wou:3uJtl iOUluifi
freight at the lowest rats, or jnight pay d -pW'Ms own course. That Though the wodofsu i;
the .rate demanded by. the ..railroad., com. 7 , , : ' . v . 7 . mi tied to his nnpkno. Br id- 7 :i:
pany and afterwards recover by suit the
i ..-si-vi A.-'i.'L.-irJ'j.iJi I
are jiriviicgcu iu cuurge iuore lor l.iigot
sales tlian small ones, but ft pronounce
may seem at first sight, 'the courts have
generally held differently, j Judge Baxter
used tlie tollowing language : , .
mf :i . j iL 1 1 'iii. I
11 u lnmuau curnui auuu couiu niui
over the same road and 'between the same
points for one man or class st men 1
at a less rate than they jexacted from
other aud comDetinir interests : if thev 1
could lawfully requii-e ime man to pay
tation of wheat from Clevelaud to New
York, while they did the same service for
another and rival merchani for ten cents,
or bring other merchandise for certain
favorite friends and refdsej to carry for
otuers, uiey coum muivvyauu unmaito me
ii ii. 1 .1 I Ll 1. xi. I
fortunes of whomsoever they chose."
The Judges decision will; doubtless be
appealed from, and on the appeal receive
the full consideration to' which the im
portance of the interests involved e&tit-
difference between this: and the proper I
rate. This decision goesTnnnsnally fari Others as the most; certain passage to "'TW. , f "TTHli
It'not only denies to railroads as common defeat.1 Andr alas !th truth is jto6a9?ere-' r? $!r ml
carriers the right to mak; a difference ti WanlfVst to idinit of Contradiction, C0D(luer- He died as- theJbcaies j
price in favor of large qualities of frei2hi iffi tiSM mllWi i-L. His sun wentbwo in Wackesl ilcm il I
the contract Jbetween a railroad company; the dross lor the gold, and the glit- . c pimeu-ine guns 01 js ranee factor r
aud a shipper not binding Ud final upon tering-tinsel 'of' the empty casket for rebellious Toulonthat he beheld inC it
the latter I. case of hardship, because, fa sparkIe of the prccioUs gcm7 the not distant-future this jewel of - '
having no other means pf transportation . ' . hnnmnooci nr W -.T'' 7-Hn
tunnr. i.'i,.ini.J.L ft.M The univewa itv of this -desire is. ,,aPPness. Directed by a geoms 7.1ii
tlie shipper is nelpless.aud not a free . . . . . , , , 1 r , . ' . a-
acent in contractiu2. Reasonable as this in i tself, sufficient evidence that man, which challenged the wrldV admiraj; .
fV T f f t I" it "hiod.Itis not enough to present
to be literally construed as in Judge Uax- . , ., ' . I
ter's decision, or is it subject to certain
limitations and refinements J
Hide in a Balloon.
A party belonging to Coup's circus,
now working their way back to tneir
homes in the North, stopped- in town
last Friday and pat up their side show
tents m lh vacant lot i in rear - of
the Sun .. office. They . had immense
pictures of the long haired: women, the
fire eating man, tremendous , Jnakes, etc..
anu it looKea every men liKe oia circus
-r, .yt L:Ji
The news spread rapidly and bv
noon a thousand people were roosting!
around waiting for the chief attraction,
which was to be a balloon asceusion.
About 4 o'ciocU tha man! ha every thing
.vJf .- vy
1 .1 in. il. - JL LI
iouii uaueu uu wuu uie annus luoiiiitDK-
; insr by his toes to a cross bar. ' He went.
: - . 7 . , '
, on r it. o r.ratrn .ct j nmm o. nniirrpr t a i
77 - -. -rjt.-.. , rof iU enmp i,A .
niile high, wlieu the balloon took a west- t."OIK ,ei us g,an.cc l &UIUK 01 ex
ward lv direction and ber-n comincr down
. --- - . r 0 . -
1 1 ..1. ti r. n a - .1 1 i ri
Ke a tock. " m a iree in ma 10c 01
-- 4 Jr
uaut. unuulg ltiaillOK U)Oj last.Cave ajUlUn
. . - . . - , .r.
; when watlnn twenty teeof the ground
; nd got badly shaken upj to say nothing
.-?i a sprained imgn. 1 up rrep nau row
m" 1 TP r WT k T T tm fra r Til A .k 1 l-kn flrk
Ati f k r I-a rat f-liA li 1 1 j-rtT- An 4 Danrl.
. w T7U vr
; ."" , '.r-V'.bC": ' -
- , -p . - .y-.
riii'ii u im ill mwi 1 - mm m .iiiiiu i i a-i r. m
Dogs Supposed to bzMxv-Mt pirn
, re"U8 mine luira wara,ysteruaj,suoB
i Iour UV8 B41U lo uavo uu raau one UI
'IaI -1 , lflltlGkVAv J V fc " mm -m m, w . v
' vU vv v...fc
: bv request of the owners. -Char. 4Jbscr
New York Republicans (were star-
tieu a iew nays since as ine resuu 01
apecial election in the .lSjth Senato-
.ii. 1 . ? iij. f
rial uistnet oi mac ocaie. 11 as an
election to fill the plice of .benator
vyagner, a-xvepuuucauf wuu. wh m-
cu in me receu- u,.au-u t..UAU
collision at bnuvton leyiui. 'ine
18th is a strong Republican district,
but the Democratic nominee was
elected over his stalwart opponent to
the pleasant surprise of the; Democra
cy. North State.
If the-poets had common jsense they
would spare Longfellow in their ver
ses. J It is bad enoug)ito : lose the
man without having! ba4 rhymes
written about him. !( 4 ,
Tt la "worth rememberinsd that nobhdv en.
joys the nicest snVroundings if in bad health
There', are mserable, people about tiMlay
with one foot in the gravehenj a bottle of
Parker's Ginger Tonic would do'them more
rpobd'than all thrdoctorsi and
O T -
; they nave ever tried. Seeadv.
road to success has been regarded-by.
ioritv. for bv. multitudes the shadow
y ,'-rT -k t. t. -t . T. j.
has been mistaken for the substance,
in his best estate is an enormouse im-
perfection, and fails to fill the place
IS tO nil tne place
lesigned. Tliere is
jony in hisondi-
for' which he was d
t1 e 1
tions or between them and himself.
His . domestic, social, and business
relations being thus partially or whol-
v f Al
thJwdrld calls sadness, pain, grief,
nrrnnv nocnnip nifldnoco I n oaotno I
J "9 -y
fronr these is to be happy. These are
his inheritahcev Their germs were
scattered through his being at the pe-
riQd 0f incipient life. Happiness is
not an inheritance; it is an acquire-J
Let no one cavil at -this statement.
Ample argument for its support is
reacn ol an acquiring
the experience of childhood or the
limited joys limited, both m dura-Jed
tion and degree of late years, as an
olyection. They are but draughts
from uncertain streams. True happk
neS8 cotnes not fr0m such a source. We
mnst weod to h- . -d jf
C , , n '
would find: ts pure, exhaust! fotin-
lJuaiuc.u u,UiU,W giwvcis. j.w 1
ambitions, its enterprise haveadown-
ward tendency. It has no inherent
power to resuscitate that which is dy-
- ..,i. i. ...,:;.:a, iI,a wK;i,
inS ICUC les to revivify that which
I. . . . v v v.,.
."v",4j utlt " . "
e entirely men.
victory equivalent, to the exertions
made- to secure it in time or in eterni-
ty for him wliojtands alone. 'Death"
i conn tiers everytiiuiK but uou.
i i . - i i i i. . i
. 1 I
rmore iorcrWehwme of these asser
1 anil IeS history lias IUfniSIieu tor OUl'J
1 ,:. .
guiUc. - ,
Cyrus, the Persian pursued the
l1A ifTir.foi.iltf ohnncD Ho
I 7 m J 47 " "
who in childhood was as fair as the
flower, in youtn tne liioi 01 tne couri,
IhII I m . 9 "
I ' t 1 .11 T I
1 and .in young , mannooa , tne - priuq oi
noble Dualities and ulunced into
hlM--Rt .hin h. I.nd" blendedl
w w w -
two empires into one when he had
broken andbounil Xyclia as a captive
i afc -.feet when he had hunibled
LPa4 RaUUn nd irii-on hr nnlilM
to the swoforJheJTouud that he had
not approximated the prize. Still un
daunted and hopeful, he rushed among
I the barbarians of the Korth to obtain
. ..... . ill
Uiat which ins previous conquests naa
denied him. But he met, instead, a
conqueror t and a grave. A oytnian
Uueen dashed a stream of blood down
tne neoK oi ins ueauicss -varvaui as ue
"Driuk, insatiable monster, until
roar murderous thirst is satisfied."
Croesus believed he had secured the
.-:a1.. l.-r .irlmn lin qal-nrl lfl( WISP
t'liucica uuvu ivu unvu ... .w-
Solon to name the happiest man he
had ever seen. But the philosopher,
instead nf deciding in favor ofT his
questioner, as he was expected to do,
declared that he could not regard a
life as truly happy until he beheld its
close. Th e personal ex perience lif
only a few short years subsequent con
vinced this great' Lydian king of the
correctness of the reply. He found,
lxMirK hia nnmo fifnnd and stands.
V-iv-., th svnonvni to untold
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woaltn : tnouirii x acioius wasuw us
gotdctr(urrintQ"his coflers j ttip'
P'' the 7-;
1 UEiiirR hip 7pn?yir w.a ntroinon i : 'T.tt t
, vr' '1 'W ' v ' . ' ' '. 4 .' 'J Jt,
; Napoleon Bonaparte jmagmej,
... :, (-
t,0D mpeUed bjLa will f thatsibeat
v "iua "m-uc vcry.. aiupcui-;
DJent "e marshalled all his powers to
carve a pathwayjo the goff;;
down or thrust aside-every: amf edi-j
Thrones were demolished u and
crowns crushed beneath hi rapid
tread. Dynasties vanishethit his ap- -
graphy wasthe subject of Constant
miltntinn IV mm ha ivm.l tn -J
. vuiw? MC
al ted whom he would, lie abased.'
Yet the glorious prize for which he
struggled at Lodi. Areola, Juarenzo
and Austerlltz was substituted bv a
phantasy at Moscow -an .apparition; :
.1 h ,,- ! r.
at Waterlod. and a snectre at. Saint i
A single ? picture more.
And - al-
rthriufrh its fipm h 1p snnrrufnarv
. a- -ryi
and its streams comparatively-pure,
. .... , . .r . A
we shall find them shaded by a cjoud?!
sky through which the stiuTof joy
but scldoraJjrcaks. Abdcrslimah III,
one of the Moorish kings of ISpain,
presided over the destinies of -t the
realm for fifty consecutive years." H
. n i . ;i -.Tj
prince, and was styled U he defender
0i tne laitn oruoar Oo sagacious was
his administration of State affairs that i
njg rein received the appellalibn of
the golden aiw. of thir Moorish ! em- '
,r , , ! ,, ,i
Pire But was he t hamiv? lAVbo -
wouiu not answer in tne-amrmative
I while considering quilities
of . head and heart, supplenijented
wy rcu instances so apiciiiis- and. I
encouraging ? Listen, he tejls his own
"I have reigned fiftyX.'-P8
Ciuetully.jje,q.the history.oi reacu
1. .1 L..,i. J !
limy luose veara luuiuuc.cuu, uuw, v
Hhe end. after an accurate examination
1 1 . -i-.i - i ..
of lhe entire time, I' found bufou r-
I ' ...r L i
, 1 J J ri.1l. .J
j e uays auriujj vuilii x wa "w
from vexation an d trouble. & fe
jfug pause here. Enough has! been
i demonstrated If after these sever-
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nfl h fltf ded.the ouestion is
. -uiiiajrav.',4?Jw . v m
M In what then, does trutf hap-
pineis consist, and where is its source?
we can only substantially repeat as
sertions previously expressed and
answer that it is not aspasnxodicbarst
I of enthusiasm, nor a sudden exulta
tion springing from a desire, met, or
ti,e Sllbstancc of a hope realized ; nor
dei;fht temporarily secured through
- " -
Dleainff n ,t . nor lhe resnit 0f
OTmfortabe exterior iirpuniktanceJ ; i
1 nQr t tJg . - awakened through the' 1
love of cherished friends,'tliougli iu
this tq jfindi TwrliajiaiiCs ncaresrsemb j( .
Iance.-Happiness, in brief, is the1
certain resultof strict cciformitj to the
n r 1 . J.I 1i!a V
1 y oi VjOU as IUrujSiC?U iHl.OUgu i i r
works and word. Its author and sup
ply is the same great, good and wise
Being who madejtjie humkn soM anl
gave it its capacity to enjoy, j "Tho
path of the just is as the .s)jiiiio light,
that shineth more and more unto thp
Tlie Southern Methodist? hold tneip
Ueneral Uonlereuceaiivasnviue, ieu-
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I nessee May next. It
fnnr vpars. and the SCSllOU las
erally for one raontlu
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