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'"Hostetteri 8tomach Bitters extirpates
dyspepsi Ith greater eertaintr and -
DromptitucK than any known remedy, and
U a most gonial tnTigorant, appetizer and
aid to section. These are not empty
asMitions, as thousands of our countrymen
nd women Who have experienced its effect
are aware,! put are backed up by Irre
fragable proofs.- The Bitters also give a
healthful Bttnjulus to the urinary organs.
For salabjf all Druggists and Dealers
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. TtuoDES BROWNE, Pres't.
WM. C. pOART, Sec.
Hoit s Patronage,
Stfoi, Prompt, RelialJle, Liliaral!
; Term policf
? written .n Dwellings,
vable. One-half cash and,bal
Premiums' p:i
ance in tvelij
snoullis. i i '
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iilfrnE pricks 6f
. wtla Kcaiments and Grave-Stcnes cf
; ;; ,p' wry Description.
. I. cordially invito the public generally
'TV.nPecl!nuf. Stock; and Work.
VTeel .,ustiHl iQ asserting that my past
xpeneiiee filler fit-claRsHvoikmeiTiii
XL!;? '"H'P aml 'niodern Styles, aud
"aMhe wojttufausMp js cqqal to ahv tf
t ie Wst Jultfie cbni.try. I not 'sav my wol is superior to all others. 1
Mil reasouaflp, will not exaggerate in or
ertQaccoig )lisi,as;,ie. My endeavor is
iQ please and gireeach customer, the val
ne of, every pilar they leave with me.
, rBlCES3 to 50 Per Cent CHE APES,
p t',a ver( ffeied in this town before.
yui at.ouctf rseud for price list and de
,8, atismfction gunrant'd or no charge.
. .1 he erect jcin f marble is the last work
wi-espect llicirwe pay to the memory 1
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ilKeeJf fi0 lots! to be sold M public a nc-
KMl ' "rM tion at WaynesVille on the 7th of August.1
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. c v;uiiKraiuiHieiiie people of Korth Car
olina pn the era of pace,prospierity and good
Rorenament which has beenuh broken Bince
t he inromi of a Democratic jState adminis
tration; upon the pure and impartial admin
istration of justice and the honest enforce
ment of the laws : upon the efficiency of oar
common school system and great advance
made In education,! and the., general ira
prdrement and enterprise manifested in er-
ery prt of the State, and we pledge our
selves; to exert all efforts to (advance the
material interests ofa!! sections of the State
in the; future as we have done in the past.
r vhm tc viiaiit-nge &: comparison uetwecn a
. Democratic administration o our State af
fairs and the crime's, outrages! and scandals
that accompanied Republican misrule Af
firming our adherence to Democratic- prin
ciple as defined in th6 platform adopted
by the National. Democratic Convention
held at Cincinnati, in 18S0: I v , -
' Eetolted, That we regard d free and fairl
vAjiic?9Luu ui i iic puuuc win at me uauoc
box a the only sure means bf prestrviflff
ouHTj-ga American institution, and we de
nounce the Republican party and the inter
ference of its federal pfficials for their gross
fraud! upon the elective francUise,'whereby
whole; districts. States, and the Union have
been deprived of thfeir just political rights:
j and we believe the corrupt a jid corrupting
( use oi leuerai paimnage, ana oi public
money drawn by taxation from the people
in influencing and controlling elections,- to
be.dangerous to the liberties of the State
and toe Union. : " , J , ; . ';
Ilcwlved, That we are in favor of the en
tire abolition of the internal revenue sys
tem, iith its attendant corruptions, and
thaMre denounce the present tariff laws as
grossly unequal, unjust and vicious. We
favorjsuch a revision of the itarifF as will
produce a revenue Sufficient fpr the econom
ical support of the government, with such
incidental protection as will jriveto domes
tic manufactures at fair ; competition with
those! of foctign production.! That ihere
shouVl be an immeidiate repeal of all laws
imposing a direct fax for the snpport of
the govcrnment of the United States, lyrt if
it should1 prove impracticable to abolish
the intemarrevenuie system with all its at-
tending demoralization, fraud and corrup
tion, "then we urgejupon our Senators and
Representatives in Congress the importance
of so.amehding the Law thatl the revenue
officers whonow receive in salaries in North
Carolina alone more than $500,000 shall be
elected by the people of the1 localities to
which they are assigned.' j ; , i
liepolted, That the course pf the Demo
cratic party since its accession to power in'
North Carolina in furtherance of popular
education is a sufficient guaranty that we
earnestly favor the education! of all classes
of our people, and that we will ad vocste any
legislation looking'to an increase of the fund
for tbat.purpose that wilt not materially!
increase the present burdens bf our people.
fietolced, That the question of prohibi
tion fs not now, and never has been, a par-:
ty question in North Carolina, .and never
beeu 'endorsed by 4he Democratic party,:
and the people of the State at the general
election, in the yaf 1881, having by an
overwhelming majority voted against pror
hibition, aniPthe Supreme Court having
decided that the prohibition act is not and
neve has been a law, we regard the matter
as finally settled, and any attempt to re
new the agitation is merely a; weak effort
of designing persohs to divert the minds of.
the people from the dangerous principles
and corrupt practices-of tbe Republican
party. j j -
liotohed. That while we aiie not wedded
to any particular form of county govern
ment, we recognize the factjthata large
part lof the taxes of the Stat0 are paid for
the clommon benefit by the white people of
our eastern counties, and that we consider
it thfc bouriden du ty of the j white men of
the State to protect these people from the
oppressive domination of ignorant blacks,
and pledge ourselves to such: legislature as
will secure this end. ! ;j;
Ailurhereas it is seriously suggested
thatfvlgorous effort will soon be made to
cotnpel the State' by judicial proceedings,
to piv the fraudulent and unlawful .special
tax bonds, amounting! $22,000,000, issued
under legislation passed by the -Republican
kLcifelature 1868 and lS69; trerefore ,
. Iteaolted, further, That the Democratic
party will resist such recovery and the
payment of such bonds by
means.--, I
every' lawful
Thc"alove resolutions weNsread seriatim,
and n motion were adopted; as a whole as
the platform of the Democjratic Jiarty of
Nor tli Carolina. !
Ori motion of Sir. Furman,!tbe following
resolution was adopted : - j '
Remhed, That the - present faithful and
efficient State Executive Committee, of -.'the
Democratic party with ColJ Oct. Coke as
chairman, lc and is hereby continued as
the (.executive committee of the party,
thanking them, for the untiiring zeal and
triumphant results of their ppst services. - f
lion. A. S. Merrimon being called onflo
livcred an address of marked; ability the
synopsis of which we regret vi e cannot print
iu this issue. . )
Ojpiis Conclusion Mr. Paul B. Means
moved that the thanks .of the convention
le tendered to Judge Merrimon by a rising
vote for his able, j masterly, I eloquent .and
instructive address. Which motion being
carried, all the members of l he convention
rose to their feet with a shoot of applause
a compliment as handsome as it was deserv
ed, j ., . - J :: j . . :
" J.fW. Reid, of Rockingham being called
on, made some handsome and eloquent re
marks. Remarksj were also made by Hon.
Jos. J. Davis, . Cipt. Swift fQallowayi of
Greene ; CaptrC. M. Cooke, of .Franklin ;
Andrew Joyner, of Pitt ; F. 0. Skinner, of
Perquimans: J. M. Oudger, oF, Yancey, and
W." Foster French, of Robeson, and after
the conclusion of his speech Mr. tL H. Fur
man -moved to adjourn. : "
Infthe 2d congressional district conven
tion p'Hara, colored, was noriiinated by the
asseipblage, and Hubbs, present incumbent,
by the chairman.
Both will run.
letter to the Greensboro
Patriot says Gen.
Leach is to ibe the " Libe
ral "-candidate for Congress in the fifth dis
trict. Was the Gen. nominate by the wire
workers at the capitol, or doCs he nominate
himself t The people of the district ought
to know by what authority their candidates
are ih the field, i .
53F"A large number of building lots are
iST" Yellow fever is again exciting ears
at New Orleans; and elsewhere along our
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West- Indies is the exciting cause.
There was great commotion in Foxville
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tvhen old Paraou Fox died- It was not f
onlj because he was the pioneer of the
place, baring come there when the woods
were one i.rimeval mass of green, and
himself fiaving erected the old stone par
sonage around which the thriving village
had grown np with almost incredible ra-
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the gospel to them for forty years: it was
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not that his footsteps had been instant on 1
every threshold where i-ickuess came or.-
aorrbw brooded. -i ' :
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of course, and forgotten a. aoon as the t
necessities were But it was bec.iuse
Foxville curiosity
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was on the cut nr
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about Joanna, his grnndcbildHtlie -8le. " "7
family tree who was left auite unnrovid-
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i-i 'l declare to goodness said Mrs. Em-1
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that girl!1! : ' " - v
'She hain't' no faculty, said Sabine
Sexton, the village dressmaker y and
never had.' ' Books possessed no charm
to her T signed Miss Dodgty w-ho tanght
the Foxville district school. 'She always
cried over her par sin
and rhetoric, and I
never could make her
root r !
understand cube
'There'a no deny in that the old minis
ter was as near a saint as we often see in
in this world, s:ud MrSyKuke Lockedge,
piously. 'But he oughtn't to let Joanna
run loose fu the woods land fields the way
he did. Why,Ij I'on't s'posf? she ever
made a shirt or fried a batch o' fritters in
her life!' t
fit is true,' said Mi.s Dolge, peering
innnisitively up under her
glasses, 'that she is engaged to your Si-
mon, Mrs. Lockedge f i- 1
Mrs. Lockedge closed her mouth, shook
her head and knitted away until her need
les!. one like forked lightening.
.'Simon's like all other young men, Miss
Dodge, said she,'took by a pretty face
and a pair o bright eyes. And they set
on the same bench at: school. Aud as
long as we s'posed Parson Fox had left
property why there was no objection.
But there wasn't! nothing not even a
life insurance. So I've talked to Simon
and made him hear reason. There can't
no body; live on air!'
'But that's rnther hard on Joanna, ain't
it !' said Mr. Emmons, with a little sym
pathetic wheeze. --'t " '
'Reason is leason V Mrs. Lockedge an
swered. My Simon u-ill hiive property
and the girl he ninnies must have sum
thin' to match it.'
. So that Joanna Fox sitting listlessly in
her black dress by tile window, where
the scent of June honeysuckles floated
sweetly in, and trying to realize that she
was alone in the -world, had diver and
sundry visitors that day. The first was
Simon Lockedge, looking as if his errand
were somehow connected with graud lar
ceny. . - . .
Jiuinna started up, her wan face bright
ening, felie was only frixtecn a browu
haired, brown-eyed girl with a solemn,
red mouth and a roiind, ivhite throat,
banded with blatk velvet.
Oh,' Simon,' she cried, 'I knew you
wonld come when you heard '
Simon Lockedge wiiggled uneasily in
to a seat, instead of advancing to .clasp
her outstretched hand.
'Yes, said he I 'of ci
nirso its very sad,
y sorry for you.
Joanna, aud I'm awful
But -'
Joanna stood still Iiier face hardening
into a cold, white mask, her hands falling
to her side. i
'Yes, said she. 'Yon were saying- '
'It's' rootheH' guiltily confessed Simon
'A fellow can't go against his own moth
er, you kuow. She says it's nonseuse our
engagement, and -we shouldn't have any
thing to live On ! i And so, with a final
twist, 'we'd better consider it all over.
That's the sense of the!
matter now aiu't
it, Joanna f
She did not answer.
'I'm awfully sorry,'
'I always set a deal of
anna.' 1
stuttered Simon,
store by you, Jo-
'Did yont' she said, bitterly.
would scarcely have thought it.
'Aud yon knoyr,: Joanna, he added,
awkwardly, mindful of his mother's drill,
'when poverty comes in at the door, love
flies out at the windowj ! ;
Joauna smiled ecorufully.
I seems, said she, 'that love does
always wait for that. .
And she turned nod walked like a
young queen into? the 'adjoining depart
ment ; while Simon, sjiuking out of the
door like a detected burglar, muttered to
himself: ' j'
'It's the hardest job of work that ever
I did io my life.i Splittiug"stomps is
nothiug to it. Bat mother says it must
be done and mother rules the roost in
our house ! !, r I V c, ' .
SNeat came Mrsi Emmons.
'Joanna, said she I'm deeply grieved
at this ere afflctioo that, befell yon !
'Thank you, Mrs. Emmons !' Siiid the
girl mechanically I f ! ' 5 '
'I've come to ask you about your plans,
added ' the plump widow. , 'Because if
yon have no other iutentions, I'll beclad
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I'm Com to have n honse full o' summer
to nave you help me witli the housework.
i boarders, and there'll
be a deal more
fSZ ffl
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Ston a minute V, said Joanna Am I
. ou ,
to nuaerBianii ihhi juu.w.v ureiu- o-
sume the position and duties of a servant
without a servant' wages V
Youll be a member of the family,
said Mrs. Emmons; 'and you'll set nt the
same table with me and Elviry, nud--'
I am ranch obliged to you said Joan-
na. but I must decline four kind offer.' -
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And Mrs. Emmons departed iu right-
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cuus n ruiii urum ii's vr "
e was certaiu sooner or later to have
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'He plenty of friends said Joanna
aU. Jl Bill SUIB.IU w wiu Hrcu luit ,- x ;
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'. Rnl Snnirn Hsirrnn liHiEeil linriler . tlinn
came t lim.
iss Fox 1' said neT
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that s the very prouiem ot the age
woman's workj you know; and I ain't
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smart enough to solve it. Copying! No.
i.n 1iABn'f 1A.1 t-1k(lf k-f Xlf ' mt
1UUI II till uumu V aiw v.iciw owi v -vi i vi
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. Do I know of auy one thnV does 1 N-do,
1 can't say I do j bqt if J I should hear of
au opening, I'll be sure to let yon know.
Ahem! I'm a little busy this morning
Miss Fox j sorry I can't devote mors time
f ii ' -.Tuli ii - tli door. . ftnnd-morninf.
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have miue an T8 Barton's prayer in
this sad visitation of an inscrutable Prov-
ideuce. k ;
Old Miss Gringe, who had fifty thou
sand dollars at interest, and who had al
ways declared she loved dear Joanna Fox
like a daughter, sent down word that she
wasn't very' well and couldu't see com
pany.' f
Dr. Wentworth, in visiting whose in
valid daughter poor old Parsou Fox had
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was sorry for Miss Joanna, of course ; but
he didu't know of any way iu which she
could bo useful. He I understood there
was a kid-glove factory to be opened on
Walling River soon. :;
'No doubt Miss Fox could get a place
there ; or there would be no objection to
her going out to domestic service. There
was a great deal of false sent indent on
this subject and he thought
But Joanna without waiting for the re
sult of his cogitations excused herself. She
would detain him no longer, she said : and
she went- away with flaming checks, and
resolutely repressed tears. ;
.When sho got houle. she fiuind one of the
trustees of the church I awaiting her. He
djdu't ..wish to hurry her, he, said, but the
new clergyman didn't want to live in such,
a ruinous old place : and it was their calcu-,
lation, as the parsonage, was mortgaged
much beyond its real value, to self it out,
and buy a new frame. house near the depot,
with all the modern coaveruences, for the
use of the Rev. Silas Speakwell.
Am I to be turned out of my home?'
said Joanna indignantly.
Deacon Blydenburg hemmed and. hawed.
He didn't want jo hurt no one's feelings;
but as to her home, it was well known that
to all intents and purposes the old place
had long ago passed out of Parson Fox's
ownership; and they were willing to
accord her any reasonable length of time to
pack up and take leave of her friends say
a week. -
So Joanna, w,ho could' think of no re
maining friend but her old governess, who
had long ago gone to New York to fight
the great world for herself, went down to
the city, and appealed to Miss Woodin in
her extremity ; aud Miss Woodin cried over
her and kissed her and caressed her, like
an old maiden aunt. j
'What am I to do?' said poor, pale Joan
na, 'I can't starve 1'
'There's no necessity for any one starving
in this great busy world,'said Miss Woodin
cheerfully. 'All one wants is faculty.'
Joanna shrank a little from the hard,
stereotyped word which 6hc had so often
heard from the lips Mrs. Emmons, Miss
gabina Sexton, and that sisterhood.
'But how do you live'?' said she.
'Do you see that thing there in the cor
ner ?. said Miss WoodinT
'Yes,' answered Joanna. 'Is it a sewing
machine?' ?
'It's a1 type writer,' announced Miss
Woodin, 'and I earn my living on it.'
'But what do you write ?' said Joanna.
'Anything I can get,' said Miss Woodin.
And thus, in the heart of the great wil
derness of New York, Joanna Fox commen
ced her prilgriraage of toil.
First the type writer, then promoted to
a compiler's desk in the 'Fashion Depart
ment,' of a prominent weekly journal ; then,
by means of a striking original sketch,
slipped into the letter box of the Ladies'
Weekly with fear and trembling, to a place J
no the contributors' list; then gradually ris
ing to the rank of a spirited young novelist,
until our village damsel had her pretty
'flat' furnished like amincrature palace,
with Miss Woodin "arid her type writer
snugly installed in one Comer.
' 'Because owe! everything to her,' said
the young authoresr, gratefully.
And one day, glancing over the exchanges
in the sanctum of thej Ladies' Weekly, to
whose columns she still contributed, she
came i across a copy of t ie Foxville Ga
zette. -. I ; j - ' ' V- .
, 'Hester, she said, hurrying home, to Miss
Woodin, -'the parsonage is to be sold at
auction to-morrow, and I mean to go up
and buy it; for I am sure quite sure that
I could write better there than anywhere
fclse in the world.' ' , j . .-v.
I ' Miss Wood in agreed with Joanna. Miss,
pToodin believed most firmly in' whatever!
Joanna believed. In ber ; loving eyes thej
young writer was always right. ? A - ',
i -So Joanna. Fox and Miss Woodin, drcssH
ed in black and closely veiled, went up io
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, iiveniKMiy was mere. . luci umu t
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These open air concert-garden, are making .
an ; auction sale at Foxvilte every day inj the discovery of the method of first wm:k' ! We, which he relates in a manner that sel"
theweclc, " . ' '-" to have been' poaterior to the dom faib' lHin!r-2wn 1? :
i e t X ' ii 's.i.. ..mJ1 URe wf Rold, s lver or com'er it u - . i i D,,nS wn the house, no mat
Squire Barton was tlicrcL .with a vague ,t,. .. J wr copper, it is cer- ter how ! ninrh thm.:.:4 ,! j.-'t -"c
. u 'i ta,n that,kw8 prepared iifanc eut Egypt .
idea of purchasing the old place for a puW ata very remote epoch. Our space ill with Politicallyi , Speaking noifen
lie garden. . , FotJrmit 08 to recapitulate the varuius So gainst a Wu Uich he, eidered ,N
i viTi i . t. : . .1. o t 111 Vfllt lima mul i ... . ' . i . - , . .. ,
js n -wuuiu u auracuve,- a u uu.rc, 5 nV"-"" A',"r,V,;u.lB ,n !.' 'tj wise but pound 1 fool ishihe tt
;iW v """-".lamiiDir a proper furnacB witb nlt
jwhy the Germaus need pocket all the roon-!,
ieythat there,i'goingr.;:Sj j
Mrs. , Emmons came because
else did. - Miss "Dodge, w hoi - had-i
dsaved a
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pttle money; thought that if the place went
pheap,6hc woud pay down a part and give
a mortgage for the remainder. j.f . I i
And my sister could keep boarders, she
considered, 'and I could ai
ways have a
home there.'
Bat Simon Lockedge was most determin-
jed of all to have the old parsonage for his
jown. ;- ;' --'-'. - - j ; i j i
I could fix it up,' he said to himself, 'and,
live there real cpmfortable. It's a dreadful
pretty location, and Fra bound to have it-j-1
especially since mother's investments have!
turned out bad and we've got to sell thej
old farm. Nothing hasn't gone riht with
us since I broke off wiih the old parson's
granddaughter. . It was'nt quite the square
thing to do, but there seemed no other
way. But, let mother say what she will, it
brought bad luck to us.' !
And rustic crowd surged in and out, and
the auctioneer mounted to the platform onj
an old T kitchen table, and the bidding be-!
5 gan at five hundred dollars, and 'hang firel
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for some time.
'Six 1' said cautious Simon Lockedge at
last.' '. ! I
Seven 1' piped Miss Dodge, faintly. j
Eight!' said Simon, resolutely. ' j
A thousand! uttered the voice of a quiet
veiled lady in the corner. j
Tain'tworth that said-the Squire, totto
toee; 'all run down fences gone to nothrj
ing.' j
But Simon Lockedge wanted; it very
much. - '
- 'E le ven hundred !' said he slowly
and unwillingly.
'Fifteen hundred !' spoke the soft voice
decidedly. !1 ! A
-'--Fifteen " hundred V baWle4 "thei "netuii
eer. 'I'm offered fifteen hundred dollars for
this very desirable property. Fifteen hun
dred fifteen teen teen! Fifteen hundred;
once fifteen hundred, twice fifteen huni
dred, three times and gone ! What name,
ma'am, if you please ?'
And .the lady, throwing aside bcr veil,
answered. calmly : ! !
'Joanna Fox !'
The old parsonage was rebuilt, and stud
ded with little bay windows and mediaeval
porches. Laurels and rhododendrons were
set out in the grounds, the little brook was
bridged over with rustic cedar wood, and
Joanna Fox and Miss Woodin came there
to live in modest comfort,
But Mrs. Lockekge and hersonNSimon
moved out of Foxville when the mortgage
on their old place was foreclosed, and the
places thathad known them once knew them
no more.
And Mrs. Emmons said :
'She's done real well, Joanna has. I al
ways knew there was something in her.'
And Mrs. Wentworth and the Misses
Barton tried desperately to become inti;
mate with the young authoress,; but with
out avail. j
For there is nothing in all the wide
world so successful as success, and it is a
fetish which has many worshippers. j
Hellex Fourest Graves.
Ttie yellow fever is at Matamoras. - Tnere hare
been eight deaths out of -30 cases and the disease is
SDreadinz, The malady has also broken out in
BrowBSviue, Texas.... i. Twenty-one cases of sun
stfofcc in New York last Saturday A great pub
lto meeting in Egypt declared In favor of eupportlnsJ
Arabl Pasha. The Khedive has forbidden such aid
and comfort but is without power our public
debt was reduced $14,000,000 last monthw Heck4
er's nourlng mill has bn destroyed by are. Loss
nearly S 1,000,000, mostly covered by insurance.... . j
The President has vetoed the River and Harbor bin.
The distinguished Russian General, 8hobelen
was killed In a drunken brawl Deraocratlcs In
Washlmrton are couatlng on a Democratic House in
the next Congress. The party was never la better
spirits in this Mtate thus early In the caavass than
now..wThe Wilmington Star says North Carolina
is more ably represented In the Senate than any
State in theUnion WlnnesoU's wbet crop is
said to be about million bushels. ...The Green-
haokprs are stronger In ewbern that, anywhere
8 tatwS SUt?.....Senator Hill condition is
hopeless. Death may come very soon . ..... . Popnam,
one ot MahonCB pets, a pink of that stripe, was flUj
lng two offices, but not making money last enough
tried forgery and was snapped up for it.. .Officers
In Charlotte weresearching for a white man named
Sheppered, yesterday, accused of assaulting i imh
pro woman.... ..Venor predicts cool moist rather
for August. A Belgian stole money and fled td
Canada. nd sent back a Canada lawyer to ai range
the matter on paying back part of the money, Bu
the Belgians popped him Into prlwn as an accem
nnce..!:..TheTlondon Times foreshadows EngUsh
opposition to the Porte's proposed raytttKrpl
to aid in restoring umci uu rriT-Z.v
trot ....... .Fasting Is the latest remedy for acute
rheumatism. May drink coia water ana juuuuuc.
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An exchange makes the assertion that
'the man who buvs his way to Ongress
will sell his vote a'fter he gets there.!
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An -Exchange asks, why should Arthur
strain at the river and harbor gnat after
swallowing the pension camel. - . : rj
Alabama lead off in the elections thia
year. . It votes , on the 7th of August,
Kentucky votes for minor State officer.
the Kime day Arkansas vote, on Septem-j
ber 4th, Vermont on the 5th, and Maine
on the 11th. On August 3d, Tennessee
lwt Mtnntr officers and vote, on the
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question of a call of a State Convcntioij
to amend the Constitution,
Irou and Steel.
j Three Houraf row Crude Ore, ' V
Iron, known from remotest autiquiir.
lias received from its utilitv. more tud
" ojeci ii more patents
any other known saliKfncA imn
common, is the mt d.ftic;itr,h gently i illustrates hi.
nil metal r 1.t;.. . i j.
., - nunc ui iur use. . -
... Z F?
uuitii in ifiiv rnnsiKra - -
strata of bars of the pnrest-malleableironJ,l!y
ftnd powdered charcoal ;atwosphe lc air lis
.i -n... ?,x u
iron, the texture of which,.originally fib-1
iron, the texture of which..oriTinall v fib-Y
r i . .
rous, became granular, aud its surface
Z 1 1 i, ,Ui,8iereu cuaracter. Jilistered
ateel, rolled or beateu down into bars,
forma ''shear steel jn if melted, cast- into
ingois, ana again rolled out iuto bars it
forms "cast steel." As with iron, so with
steel, within the past four year, rapid I
stricesliave been made and imoortmifc
discoveries i-ecorded in its manutactnro !.
to lessen the cost and improve its textnro
and quality. .Up to this date Bessemer
had 110 doubt made the most important
discovery, and steel bearing his name is
now a common article of commerce. Not
until this year, however, was the inveS -
tion peifected which must at one stride
completely revolutionize the iron and
feteel trade. JThis truly wonderful iuveu
tion, by which iron or steel can be made
direct from the ore in the incredible time
of one hour, is own by the JsonTii State
Mining Uompanv, whose offices are at 52
Broadway, New York. The credit of the
inveutioii is due to Mr. Wm. W. Chipman,
"" wjuhiv prouuoi naviuir creat
ed a system of mannfacture at once new,
simple and effective, au inveutioii which
in a few. year, will make his name heard
to the remotest parts of the civilized
globe. .
The North State Mining Company is
founded on immense beds of magnetic
iron ore of great extent, richness and un
excelled purity, being free from snlnliur.
phosphorus aud titanic acid, averaging lows church, Lombard street, a new pen
"la'rSflIng for the "d V '" ,0" April 7,h of
m I t 1 1 VAMW M ffVtf.X A nAM.o.k lvM ilio Haul...
manufacture of steel direct from the ore
by theDew process owned by this com
pany. Astonishing as these statements maj'i
seem they are now aeconmTUiied facts.
and it is but a question of. a few weeks
Iwjfore the products of the furnace, will
be ou the market. " The slag coming from
these patent furnace is entirely and
chemically free: frotuetal; ; being as light
andjKirons jisjimiuwco stone j thus a cun -RideraUe
iavJiit i PWTfttT 'it "fa nJuu
intention to enter at length iuto the de
tail of manufacture Under thi invaluable
process ; suffice it to say that samples of
steel made by this process have been
showu to and examined by a number of
eminent metallurgistti, who while at first
denying thai the result eould ber accom
plished by the means adopted, now ac
knowledge their error and admit the suc
cess of the invention j-by this process the
finest kinds of cutlery steel have been
made direct from the ore in one hour.
Thus we claim that the most important
discovery of the age is that owned by the
North State Mining Company, a discov
ery, which, as we before stated, must
revolutionize the iron and steel -trade,
aud enable America not only to compete
with Euglaud, but actually to ship steel
into Knglaud and Europe at a handsome
protit. There can be uo doubt that the
htock of the North Stnte'Miiiiug Company
will become one of the invaluable invest
ments of the day, fullj repaying those
who have had confidence iu their state
ments and promise. We admit we were
among the most skeptical, openly laugh
ing at their apparently incredible state-,
incuts: but we have seen the manufac
ture, seeu the product, seen steel made
from crude ore in less than two hours,
seeu the bloom returned to the furnace
and inless than three hours beoomo mar
ketable steel. We admit our incredibili
ty and our convesion into warm believers
in what we have seen actually accom
plished, steel made from ore iu less than
two hours by one heat.
The colored vote of the State will not be
taken iuto serious consideration by the
Republican politicians, who are convinced
that the 'colored brother' always votes the
'straight ticket,' but there is some proba
bility that a large number of colored voters
will mark out and pursue a course of ac?
tion for themselves, and that too, mainly
because they are not 'taken into-considera-tion'
by the professionals. They will re
ceive just as much by voting to suit them
selves as they will by voting far thejicket
mapped out by A. B. Cornell and'Mc To.'
Their leaders arc not consulted in anything,
even the smallest piece of consideration,
they are told, 'No, you people want too
muclu' If this be the caso if they get not h
ing as a voluntary offering, and less, when
they prefer a claim what have they to
gain and what to lose by the triumph or
defeat of the Republican machine. Nea
Tori Globe, (a colored pafxr.)
The population of New York is e.tim.f
tbv thfi Time at 1.300.000. Of this
,vx i
number 500,000 are supposed to be Cat h
olie population. Brooklyn is estimated
to have 590,000 population and 200,000
Catholics, including men, women and
children. The Episcopalian is uext: in
New" York 254175; in Brooklyn 11,312.
Presbyterian next: in New York 21,580;
Brooklyn 11,631. Methodist fourth: in
New York, 51,590; Brooklyn, 11,036.
Baptist fifth : New York, 12,6S6 ; Brook
lyti 10,861. .-
A board from a catalpa log, which had
lain on the ground for one hundred ; ears,
was found to be sound, fair, and susctnti
lc of a good polish ,
i ?e if the'm'ur'derers ofTrd Cavendish
....o oircsieu in i Venezuela. ; .
J ISSeveraT hundred colored n?oneid'
sNanstmry and t5tatcsville.
vwueu AsheviIIe on ;tirH-i : r. i -
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study ( The Baltimore Dty thua A appreciatively v
tJ.""fer Senator-TaijatofTtiieof
Lt e- orth Carolina, frmnrntlv 5lTnit.-
t y r wuccujiuea, tr- ramcr para-
reminded him of a kind old mahh li
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at the
op of a hill in North Carolina. ; One
wagoner came, by and unluckily got
loan of a air of Mnlo. irai. i.'iu-i ' I i
Iieln him nr lli. l.ilL' fi.:.t . !i . :!": i ;
,IC,P h,m UP th . t iSaid ' thenkind old
man : 'My friend Iliave not got a pair of.-j
mules or a fifth chain, to save vonr lif
Rllt f im 'Li"?" ! f jJniVw.
. m B txionso helPi a man -
can icnu you ine oest nddio .
Jou ccr Jrew a bow across."
1 .Ut-- 1 '
vD .tt n rii'i..-'.i. -!
" ' T u rKD V '
10 w maue a SSnlICI?an by the clothes. ho ':
vrears theboTses he rtdes, the stick he car- -
"es, the dog that trots after him, the house
he lives in or thsmsnov' h rt vf'
r.n .1 , .
t?" - ; and Jct HT
j m a gent,emn- He may wear an
i ol( "at cheap clothes, live in'a poor honso'- '
and spend! but little money. But how ? By '
being true, manly and honorable, keeping1
himself nest and respectable; by being
civil and courteous, by respecting himself'
and others, and finajlv. and above' all. bv
fearing God and keeping his command-
ments. ParUh Visitor.
Somo curious old customs are still bb-v
served iu London oo Good Friday. '-By
the will of Peter Symonds made in the'
year 1568, sixty of the youugest boy. in
Christ's hospital receive, after divine ser-
vice on Good Friday morningjn Allhal
this year, after a sermon by the preben
dary,the requirement, of the trill were,
for the 239th time, carried out. At St. .
Bartholomew's the Great,-West Smith
field, twenty -one widows visited an an-1
cieut tomb in the churchyard, and each
picked up a new sixence. ' Though the
name of the benefactress has becu lost,'
the gift has lecn observed 'every Good
Jtiidajiinorinng for the las fear hundred
years. i - " - - -v-;-
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Trustee's SALE
&oli Mining Property.
Bv virtue of a Mortgage Deed executed
by Josiah Cope, president of the Bullion ,
Gold Mining Company, to D. M. Taylor, H.
IL Haines and II. A. Menough, dated April
21st, 188l.anlregistered in Book 59, p. 139 !
of the office of thei Register. of. Deed, .of
Rowan county, and upon which default ha.
been made: and the said parties of the o
cond part having assigned their interest in
said Morrgage Dccl to M. E. Kirk for a -
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vaiuaoie consiaeraiion, (wno requires a fore
closure of same), we will sell at public auc
tion at the Court House in Salisbury, on
,11 out! ay, 4 Hi Day of. Sept.
(September) next, t&e Land and Machinery
and all property and fixtures on the raid
land belonging to the Bullion Mining Com
pany, fa id lands adjoining the lands of
Lena Miller, Rimer Mine and others, eon .
taining twelve acres, more or lets.
Terms of sale Cash. . " -IXM.
. August 3d, 1882. 42:1m -
As Administrator of the estate of Robf.
G. A. Love, deceased, I will offer for sale
in the town of Waynesville, at public auc
tion, on the first 3Ionday in August next,
that i, the seventh day of August, A. D, .
1882, the following described town proper--ty
: Seventy TO regular shaped one-half !
acre Jots and eighteen 181 irregular
shaped lots averaging one-half acre
each: All lying ia the northern end of
Wavnesville and contiguous to the new
Court House square and the depot ,of the
Western N. C. It. It. .-. ...
TERJIS OF SALE. Six months credit
with note and good security. Title retain ;
eel utitil purchase i money is paid.? Title
guaranteed. . Tv -?. , !
liOts can be distinguished by! stakes now
on thegrpund which marks the lots, and
streets. ! - . ; :' !" -:
Map showing entire location can be seen
at Haywood Court House on and after, the.
15th of July next. ', f !
M.II.LOVE, Ad'mrofi
R. h A. LOYE, Dec'd. I
J. Y. Barbeb, Autioncer. -1
June 28th, 1882. . - 39:1m. : j
ON Monday 4lie4th day f September next,
at the Court IIou&c: door in Salisbury. I will ;
sell thatjvaluable property known a. the
s ?s ?s.o?3zyrrf
situated on Main Street: in the Town of
Salisbury. Terms of Sxjjk ; The purchas- I
er will pay one third of the pnrchaec money ;
as soon as the sale ia confirmed, and he will
have a credit of tHiree and six months fof
the other two third, with tertt , from
date of sale at 8 per cent. -h J V
Biddings will be opened at $1,479 SO.
Title reserved until all the purchase money
is paid. ! JOHNtlJENDERSON,
28, 1882, f 42:1m . ,Com'c
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