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W ,litU vh vWt Hen-at if myself
riTOIlimiMKI ti ll' miivio.
pniwy - ' it. p. Wakixo.
' Icnibcr X:C. Legislature.
' iV W Gresorv: - I tWe great pU
rMl&.,lf. I haveuedit witji
CHAHtX)TT, Jf; C.
I take great pleasure
LerfulfY TPTommend it to any one
ifSK from dyi. intUgestson .nd
ndition of nver and owe . . ;
K. C. State TrtaBurer.
J II McAOen and T Smith A
and J II hnnisB. baha-
T; .i I
Alf E It and TENNESSEIi
FARM WAGONS. !
To be the thing we aeem ;
To do the thing we deem
Enjoined by datr ;
To wIJc in fjiitli, nor drcnm
Of qii'eef lotiing GodV scheme
. ' Of truth and beautjr. , , y'
1 Cnstinc ftelMore sidet
-' Dioirdin iiaman pride, : . ,
i; Onf hearts U measure M
t lit hnmble hope to bide .- j
f Each change inrfortane's tide,
; " At Uod's good pleasure.
To trust, although deceived ;
Tell truth, though Sot believed.
Patient of ills received.
To pardon, when agrieved ; ,
t - ; .- -
With love no wrongs can chill,:
To save, unwearied still,
... .The wiak from falling;
This U to dG4l's will
7 On earth and'to fnlfill
Oar heavenly caltiog.,- -
An Interview with
ies & Spring
" Ihii KKoHD & Huffman
and Guano Drills.
mm HA X UAKtiiS.
'I h Hiuing" ana aiKing . :
Telegraph Straw Cutters;!
:jf AVcrj anl Dixie PLOWS,
jo'xtor Corn jStLolloaral,.
il l'Ekines and Boilers. ;
jjWt AND GRIST K1ILL8, r
jinvKhgi ne' and Ililv 14 Fi 1 1 iiigs-G unf
p&ofc,''S6clK Cart ridges, ads and caps.
Pulridt-r ahil Shot, Dynamite Fuse and l,r-BtrjJ-As,
Shovels and Spades Building
lbirflwartf; PitiiVt-'OUs and -VaraJshes;
HOME-RAISED GLOVER SEED.
lii'werytiiifig else snsudly .Mf m nrsi viaw
HaMwarautl fmpleinrnt sui t's. I have on hand
iliillKtock of fiie above, & offer t hi m tor the next
tlWd)i tr less money titan tHej bave vr
M hpW W-tUW country; Y- ..ii..-. .
mi - t
MiiUBurf! Oct. 23, "81.
FOR CASH of OITIMK
all classes of purchasers, we have made
,Tment to sell these celebiiated Wagons etth-
80 all; who need wagons
iilflcttercall and see us soon. ; !
JOilX BOYD EN, Agent,
- or, I :
r -1- : -. C :
Mpyre money than at anything else by taking
Su airem-v fur tln hrKt scllintjr hnnknut. Ht-
fpom succeedi'ra hdly. None tall. Terms tree.
!V k Hxt LETr Kook co 1'ortland, Maine.
THE BEST SMITH llj,
THE COUNTY !
r wuaoprcignea ls prepared to flo all kinds of re
FratoiUl kinds o( -wau-hes, clocks, ac.andat
"MDlC prli'es. Leave and get your watches at
jau rtendleman's store. Salisbury ; and try the
-1 . ' ,,rE t.IG UT-HUNNINO i
AT THE HEAD!
Explanation of the Commission Sent to
secure ine vapnai oj ivorw jarpimu,
from Destruction , IFitcA ed to Ac
i Sherman-Davis (hntrbversihf
The Philadelphia 7Tnf publishes
following jnterviewhad in New York
with Dr. ; Warren Bey, who was a
prominent actor in 4he scenes to winch
reference js raaoe, asiiirowing mniirr
lighten the Bherruan-Davis contro
versity : ,
warren at Sherman's headquar-
"Both General Sherman and Gov
ernor Vance are mistaken in relation
tothe character of ray services in con
nection with - the negotiations' with
Gen. Sherman that have been alluded
to iii the present controversy," said
Dr, Warren. "I was a member of the
Governor's staff and one of the mili
tary officers in charge of the flag of
truce under which the commission
proceeded to Gen. Sherman's head
quarters. The facts, in brief, were
these : ;
"The war was about concluded, and
the Confederate forces under General
Joseph E. Johnston were . in camp in
and about Raleigh, N. C Sherman
began to approach with his -victorious
troops from the direction of Golds-
boro. Gen. Johnston retired to the
west of Raleigh with the main portion
of his army, leaving that city uncov
ered, with the exception of General
Wade Hamptons command of caval-
ry, wincti was posted as a picket line
between the city and the enemy.
"Uov. Vance then had a cousulta-
ion with Gen. Hardee, the ranking
Confederate commander nearest him,
he members of his 6tafF and persons
of distinction in the cityv It was de-
termineu to make an enort to save
Raleigh from the fate of Columbia,
which had just been burned. With
this end iu view Gov. Vance selected
and dispatched a commission, compos
ed of sHjX -Governor Graham and Ex
Governor Swaim, both of whom are
now dead. Gov. Graham had been
Secretary. of the United States Navv
in the cabinet of Mr. lilmore, and a
candidate Jor the Vice Presidency
when General Scott was the Presi
dential candidate. Mr. Swain had
been Governor of the State, and was
then the president of the University
of ortn Carolina, ihese two pen
tlemen were citizens of the highes
character and position. They, as com
missioners, were sent under a flag o
truce, which was accorded them by
Gen. Hardee, and it was accompanied
byj Mai. Dovereux, Coli Burr, of Wil
mington, and myself as a military
self a medical oficer and asked lsthe
protection of therson iu commanct.
The officer: immediately rode iup and
said that he was Colonel Godfrey, of
Gen.lKilpatrick's stafl; Wheh jliold
him tliat I was Surgeon perieral of
the State oforth Carolina he said:
'AH right ; but keep close !to rae.' I
then sprang to the ground and ap
proached him, and 1 at the same mo
ment! looked, towards the back of tlie
car t0 see if my corarads were safe. I
saw thecommissioners and my broth
er officers descending from it. u
AT KILPATRICK's HEADQUARTERS, r
"In the sudden fright and general
cptrfttsioi), while I was parleying with
the officer Jn front, the soldiers had
entered fromhe rear aiid gone thro
Ujie- car' and the commissioners, too.
Though I had been tit most immedf
M danger. I'was more fortunate tliahr
iallthe.' rest, becatiscr TrespedviK
eyerytuing 1 had, including, a 4iun
dredidbllars in gold all the nioney I
had in the world and my watch and
chain. Col. Godfrey then conducted
Nis toj Gen. KilpatrickV headquarters,
some; half a mile distant, who receiv
ed us very sullenly, and refused to
acknowledge the official character of
he commission, for it was exceeding
ly hard for us to explain to his satis
faction whv we were traveling to
wards Raleigh with a nag of truce
flying. He finally Raid he , would
send 'us to the rear and decide1 what
ie would do with us later. Our con
versation was brought to a very ab
rupt conclusion by a sharp skirmish
hat commenced at that moment. As
we wjent to the rear we had to pass a
number of Federal cavalry regiments,
and as the corumisioners wore liisrh
tats and were dressed in frock coats.
hey iwere objects of merriment to the
soldiers, who had not seen a man in
civilian's clothes' for months. The
commissioners, being all men of great
dignity, marched on without respond
ing to the chaff of the soldiers. We
were, taken back and confined in an
old house. We were kept in suspense
several hours before Geli. Kilpatrick
paid 'attention to us. When he did
ie said that he had determined to
send us to Gen. Sherman and let him
make such disposition of 11s as he
pleased, We were then placed "upon
a hand car, and I was made to stand
up 11) front in my Confederate uniform
as long as .it.was supposed we were in
Con tetlerate J 1 nes or wtj 1 u . lha ca nge.
of Confederate pickets, and their the
federal officer took mv place when
we reached the Federal lines.
evervthinsr he had with mc. I
met him again1 after we parted at
Raleigh until he came to Paris last
year, when I tried my best to return
the kindness of j twenty years ago.
We remaine! a 1 night at General
Sherman's headquarter?! and the next
morning, at an early hour,' he sent us
back; to Raleigh the Gearers ofatT
order comTnaudiug rthe officersTof the
army to protect piiblicahd private
property in our;ctty uuiess some overt
act of hosUlity was committed against
the United Stales forces. Thus was
thlT primary object of pur visit sucr
cessiiil. j J
TAKING POSSESSION OP RAUGH,
"On our arrival at Raleigh we as
certained that Governor Vance had
at the approach bf 1 the Union 'forces
retiretl ..within the i Confederate lines
tind that'the fMavor bf . Uhe'town was
with my consent, took iqV lib
his headqiiartersV He treated me mih
great kindness. The clse of the war
and the restoration of Uie Uniou was
the subject offrequeot convertatioo
betweenui.1 do not exact remem
ber the r date bat one oiglit lie estate
irTvery lat? I had retired.: He came
and aroused me, asking me to get up,
saying he had s most important work
to do. He said that General Schofield
and himself had been in consultation
with General Sherman in relation to
the status of y the States1 lately' in re
bellion after" llieir surrender; that the
commanding General had decided to
request Governor Vance t6 return to
the State Capital, resnrae his functions
as Governor and set the machinery of
t he btate at work again as though there
had been" no war, General Blair said
that he could not 'write himself and
THE INTERVIEW WITH SHERMAN.
"On our arrival at Gen. Shermau's
Kilpatrick; vhb arrived' about the
same tilde, we did. We at once went
to him, but he I was not disposed at
first to be fneiidfy, but when we pre-
sentetl General j Shermau's order he
immediately accepted it and. gave or
ders to post guards so as to protect
the town. He then marched in great
state, surrounded by his staff aud
body guard, up the main street of the
city. The Mayor, f members of the
Governor's staff and other prominent
citizens marched abreast of him on
the sidewalk. As we approached the
capital two Confederate marauders,
who had been engaged in pillaging a
store, suddenly. 1 rushed out, sprang
upon their horses and fired deliberate
ly at Kilpatrick, Ihe greatest excite
ment immediately prevailed. His staff
surrounded him at Once aud his body
guard deployed as skirmishers. I
rushed up to hiai at the very moment
aud asked him very earnestly not to
hold the city responsible for an act of
individual misconduct: I urged that
these men were violating their orders
in remaining behind and were acting
without the knowledge or consent of
any Confederate1 officer. Geueral Kil
patrick immediately gave orders to
have them pursued and hung within
ten minutes after they were captured
and said if this were not done, he
would hold somebody responsible for
the act. ihey were pursued, captur
ed and brought to the capital grounds
aud there hung, just after General
Kilpatrick had taken possession of
the public buildings in the name ot
tire United States.
"A young Confederate officer, who
had been accidentally left down in the
town as the Federal officer was fired
at, was on the road and when the two
Confederates who were guilty ot the
ia..l .1 rrCU scatter
IMITATE IT- .
! '(1 V !?.;?feftTTJi'f TT-
U--"" if yt Beautiful Vnn,1 WrV
tl .:!lft'na(!e.nfi.'i. '
4oi(to n,. , "larenni. t , w
"O auv an.l 1 i. : . '
1 a 1 worK.i
lAvcnt. 1 " c in everv resiicct'.
Mlresntea la ""occupied territory.
10 SE'ING MACHINE. CO..
iNflv LTTZ KENDLEMAN
l j ; pHusbury,.Ji. U.
JEFF. DAVIS ACTION. V
1 fUpon- reaching Geu Hampton's
headquarters there was the usual de
lay to perfect an arrangement between
military commanders, but in due time
Gen. .Sherman agreed to receive the
commissioners and flag of truce with
in his lines. We had passed beyond
our own pickets, aud were proceeding
to fulfill the mission upon -which we
had been dispatched, when an order
of recall was suddenly received from
Presideut Davis, who was then at
Charlotte, Nf C. This actidn'of the
Presideut was no doubt based upon a
serious misunderstanding of the por-
I poses of the commission, and is doubt
less the real. cause of the present con
troversy. ' We of course turned back,
re-entered the Confederate lines ami
journeyed as rapidly as possible to
wards lialeigh. Tho train which was
carrying us was still flying the flag of
truce. Y hen we were well within our
lines it came to a very suddeu halt, and
ljumjed to the front door to see what
bad happened. I saw about two hun
dred yards beforejus, on .1 be railroad
track, a large force of Union cavalry,
which at once opened fire. I escapetl
injury by dodging behind the tender.
The whole party, with .leveled car
bines and revolvers, rode down to
ward me, when I immediately took my
white handkerchief from my pocket
and waved it in token of surrender.
As the firing ceased I proclaimed my
camp we were taken immediately be- crime passed lilm with their horses
tore him and the commissioners given a ut full speed, his became unraanagea-
chance tQ explain the object of their ble, joined theni and he with the rest
mission and present Lrovernor Vanc.e s was' captured and was about to be
letter. Gen. Sherman received them hung when the facts were called to
wjtfi great civility : at once recognized General Kilpatrick's attention. He
their; official character and a long and acted instantly and the man's life was
interesting interview with them. Not saved and he was released.
being one of the commissioner?, I was the commission's sole PURPOSE.
not present during the conversations. "This is a plain statement of the
I heard and overheard a great deal of facts in relation to the much talked
it, however, and naturally, as we left I of. commission, and: I have given some
the General and returned to lialeigh, details ol the events as thev occurred
the conference was the chief topic ot and the plans, I purposes and doings
conversation between-us, and the two f of Governor Vance and his advisers
commissioners spoke Ireely to me in as J. understood and saw them. To
m 1 - - -
relation to the matters discussed. The treat with General Sherman for the
commissioners, both of whom Imd been I protection of Raleigh was the power
warm Union men, spoke to the Gen- delegated to the commissioners by the
eral ireely ot Uov. Vance s position. Governor ot. the otate. - If they wen
While the Governor had originally any further I have5 no knowledge of
opposed the war-lie was tenacious in it, and from the character of the men
his adherence to the Confederacy and I cannot believe tjiem guilty of ex
refused to act separately for the State, ceeding their authority in proposing
a fact which they deprecated. Both to surrender the State. Being there in
of them thought that a crreat deal 1 the canacitv of a: military offinpr I
might be accomplished for North Car- have only -official knowledge of the
ofina by this conference had not Gov. things I have here stated of my own
Vance limited their powers to plead- knowledge, and of I the order which
ing tor the safety ot lialeigh ami been Sherman issued, and such a view of
so determined to do nothing whatever the commissioners' nrivate con versa -
that; would seem like deserting the tion with himjas. they related it to
general cause. For he considered it me. I think the rumors of the camp
his duty to stand by the last extremi- aiid.vtlie gossip" about Raleigh have
and help to make up an order iu con -
tonnity with Geueral bherman
views, as , he had expressed them to
me, so tliat he could submit it to him
the next day for his approval. In the
small hours of the morniug General
Blair and I, myself doing the writing,
sat and line by line prepared such an
order as General Blair believed sta
ted General Shermau's views upon
the important matter of North Caro
lina's restoration to the Union.
THEY WERE LINCOLN'S IDEAS.
"The next morning early Geueral
Blair started for General Sherman's
headquarters. When he returned he
told me that he had seen the General
aud that the order Vhe had prepared J
following day. , That morning, at an
early hour. General lilair went oven
to see about the issuance of the order
and to arrange to communicate its
contents to Governor Vance. There
were never a happier set of people in
the world than we at Raleigh who
kuew of the intended order, for all
expected that before night North
Carolina would practically be back
to her original place in the Federal
Uuion. When General Blair reach-
ed Sherman s headquarters he was
stunned with the terrible intelligence
that Mr. Lincoln had been assasina-
ted. Finally when this subject of
the order restoring the State to her
place iu the Union was broached,
Geueral Sherman said that owing to
the changed condition of affairs con
sequent upon the death of the Presi
dent lie did not feel willing to act
uuon so important a matter: that
A. m w
although he was well acquainted
with and. was authorized to inter
pret the sentiments and desires of
Mr. Lincoln he did not know what
the temper and ideas of his suc
cessor might be. Thus the whole
thing fell through and all the strife
and bitterness of reconstruction fol
n man a lift nro I IwiPP 7
asks the New York In bune. This
mav be a mooted Question : but some
men deserve to be hanged twice aud
each time fatally. N. Y. Dial.
A fashion paper states that chil
dren's shapes show no change. This
will be interesting news to parents, I
x pensive and troublesome to I 7
as it is expense
change the shape of a child
season. Springfield Union.
tv. I Although abdut minor matters
President Davis and Mr. Vance often
uinerea seriously, there was never
any question as to Gov. Vitttce's fi
delity to the Confteracyftef the
war began. The suggestions -that: he
stood iu awe of Mr. Davis cannot be
true, for no one ever doubted Gov.
Vance's courage, in any emergency,
tor an instant.
THE VISIT SUCCESSFUL.
ivi'i.:i . i . ' i
: iiiic me commissioners were in
Geueral. Sherman's company and en
gaged in discussing the altitude of
beeil confounded with the statements
oFtlVeVCoiuniissioners. Mr. Davis' or
der from Cliajloise., recalling them
was no doubt j based upon a serious
misunderstanding in their purpose on
Visiting the Fetleral commander.' It
may have been reported to him by
wire that they! had gotie there for a
broader missioii than seeking' aim ply
the protection of the city of Raleigh.
I have written jail these statements in
a book, whicli is now in the hands
of tlic Appleton's, and which I hope
will be given to the public shortly as
the State and endeavoring to secure a view of my career, not Only in this
protection to public and private pro- country birt in Europe.
SHERMAN pN RESTORATION.
"There is smother exceedingly im
portant incident bearing upon this
war matter which, althongh it is not
directly conuected with this contro
versy with which hiy name has beeu
mentioned, shows in a marked degree
perty at lialeigh, General She'rrayi
was in the best of temper aud in his
happiest mood. He treated us with
great consideration and kindness, and
I cannot leave this j) base of the sub-
ject-without giving an instance of my
own expenence at that time. We had
hardly arrived when one of the Gen- the good feeling of General Sliermati
erals staff ? officers stepped up to me towards the Siith at that critical
and said : Are you not the brother time. A day after the return of the
ot jUr. U.J.. Warren of. Edenton?" commission aiid ths occupancy of
I am, sir, I replied. He then intro- Raleigh by Geueral Kilpatrick, Gen-
tiuceu uimseu to me as Co one Riv- pim! Shnniijin Arrived with the main
lorJ saying he wa? an intimate friend body of his army aud established his
of iny brother and that he was ideas- lipnilnnnrinra in the citv. General
:. j ed to make my acquaintance. He took 1 Frank P. Blair, who was command-
- me: to his tent and divided it and ing one of the wings of the army,
Send six cents for postage, and
receive free, a costly box of goods
w hich will neiD you to more mon
ey risrlit awar than anythln? else In this world. All
of either sex. succeed from first hour. The broad
road to fortune opens Defore tne worKers, aosoiaie
ly sure. At once addresu, Trs Co., Augrusta, Maine.
kov. zi, si. 1
OA. C. HARRIS.
Having purchased R E. Iteid's interest
in the firm of Harris & Held. I will contin
ue business at my old stand on Main street. I
TlianKing my inenus ana me pumiciur
their liberal patronsge heretotore given, I
shall endeavor to ensure their continued fa
vor by keeping for the trade a complete j
and tiill stock ot Fresh, rirst-ciass
Fine Cigsvrs a&d Tobsveco;
and everything usually kept in my line.
Call and see me. Respectfollyr
A. C. HAKEIS.
wanted for The Llres
of , ail the Presidents
of the U.S. The larg
est, handsomest, beet
hoAwafiid tor less than twice our once, ine
fastest selling book in Amenc. immense pruma
to agents. All lntelU?ent peopl want it. Anyone
Mn himmit nieceasful aeent. Terms free.
U4.U.KTT Book Co. Portland, Maine.
WHEN TOU WANT
AT LOW FIGURES
Call on the undersigned at NO. 2, Granite
Row. D. A. AT WELL.
Asnt for the (CardweUThreslser.M
Salisbury, X. C., June 8th tf.
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