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0Li 2X.--TIIIlij) SERIES.
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SAUSBIIEY, IT. C.. THUESDAY IlA"? 18, 1839.
" PIANOFORTE TUNING
: F03 SaLBBUST.
f fUcrY It. IilSHOP f DUDU Ol l)T. MATX.
. ill . . ve " V j
tfcoii of Jluiic at lienin university, ana
fMonsicnf Befnezet of Paris)" has come from
fgnatid and 'settled ctose to Salisbury, and is
prepared to tune,, regulate 'artoT repair Piano- j
fortes, -Organs and Pipe Organs. Having had j
"' ' fifteen ycs practical experience in' England, j
Ladies -and gentlemen, who wish their mu4hil !
.-in5"UUI-" ""!".' .... . - o j j
tor may rely upon having thorough and con-
' jcientiu3 work done if they will kindlyj favor '
0 H. ! iwitu their csteemira patronage. ; l,iv
in near town, no traveling expenses will be
'-itfcurreui - nd therefore the tt-rms will Le.lov;
viz: per pianoforte, if tuned occasional
ly or j'J ff ll'ree tunings iaone year. Please
ty fr further particulars by postal i:rd or
.i lni't at this ofliec. . i
; j;. B.Schumann say3: "It is the falsest
economy to allow any pianoforte, to remain un- -toned,
as it ruins h:th instrument and ear."
. .jmimti tie ha the "W. L. DoaelM
RWs withoet name and prico tttainperT on
pilot:. ; . ..., ua ik frauil. 1
lltA IWllXOUI. UUIHIUJ - ,
W. L. DOUGLAS
Kest In th -world. Examine hli
8.VM UKNUIXK HAVIKWKD MIUJ!.
.OOand 91.75 liOVS SCHOOL SHOES.
All made In Congress Button and Lac
' FOR '
n.t nrntfrial. Befit Style. Best Flttlne.
Xt not ftl) hv vour dealer, wrile
W. i. IiOUGIVS, BltOCKTON. MAS3
m. S. .BROflfW,
For.a!e by JXo. il. J3XNIS:, Druggist.
DA. AT WELL'S
. : HARDWARE STORE,
ierc.i full lint nf icW!s in his line, may
a! w a s lie lotiutl.
SSt Solid Gold VTKch.
Sold fur fei k UV. anlil lairir.
hrwt $nJ wttrb in tU. tutIJ
f.IZti-t timf r. Viiir-
lluatmp tii. Btili lailiV
ami trcul.' m4, iilnrwkl
?.yA Ci'wi cf rqoal . Tli:e.
Onel'crmn iuncb lu
catiiy can rcure wie frrr.
InffotUrr with our lnrp8 ndl
on'ulo lino cf Itf:?chot l
KnmplPt. Thw. Mwpltt.
rr)I as the tH. w. na '
Bmb h Too kmn f-v tt ninnihi and (boon thrm then.
nay Ki. called, tlif becoro. our t pror,.T. Tbo
a. rk at ouri ran I. aur. cf reeelrinit tfc Wntrh
7"' at!r'. We all eipre..'. fretcht. ce. rtrta
KUaiMb Co., Lox sli, Xor04ud,Zrlae.
iiUblxArhiirv tuwrll & Cos Nwpeycr
tijrt nuiv i. . jpih. far it IN FAV OUli..
Kl.OO 1 1 A I fj V r. I r r. i
Z . K.k IXkT !!.' ivi) IMIIMKS'
. .50 KXTKA VAI,UK(:4LFf
- S- ok um.'k'IVIItlAN'S SIIO
'.' Absolutely Pure.
This .lo.vdei" drer vane. Amuiwlol ur.t
: strength, and vholesoinenttK. More ;conomlcul
than the wilnarvltlnds, and cannoi be sold u
'competition, win. df iii'ilimc oi lw i-m liori
welgbi,'alum Jr pliospliaif (towtterfc. Soldonlj In
cans. rtoYU. Baking rownii. Co.. tor W all i. X
For ali- h.v nimrliain & Co. ,Yung &Bos-
tiaii, anil m. r. Murphy.
Is full of humbugs, and that remedy that
disproves this charge is a God-send to human
ity. B. B. B has never failed and that ought
to count for something to him who wa' tsto be
cured of what B. B. B. sets itself uo to cure.
UTTERLY SURPRISED !
Meridian, Miss. July 12, 1887.
For a number of-rears I have suffered un
told agony from the effects of blood poison". I '
had my cse treated by several prominent
physicians, but received but little, if any, re- j
lief. I resorted to all sorts of patent medicines,
spending a large amount of money 'but yet
getting no better. My attention wa9 attracted
by the cures said to have been affected by B B.B.,
and I commence taking it merely as an cxperi- .
ment, having but little faith in Jthe results. To
my utter surprise I sooii commenced to improve,
and deem myself to-day a well and hearty per
son all owing to the excellent qualities of B.
B. B. I cannot commend it too highly to
those suffering from blood poison,
j v " J. 0. Gibsov,
I Trainman M. k 0. R. R.
AFTES TWENTY YEARS.
Baltimore, April 20, 1887. For over twen
ty years I have been troubled with ulcerated
boweis and bleeding piles, and grew very weak
and thin from constant loss of blood. I have
-used 4 bjttles of B. B. B., and have gained 15
poun L in weight, and feel better in general
health than I have for ten years. I recom
n?n l your B. B. B. a3 the best medicine I have
ever used, and owe. my improvement to the use
of Botanic Blood Baliu. Ecgexics A. StfiTH.
318 Exeter St.
AN OLD MAN RESTORED.
Dawsox, Ga., June 30, '887. Being an old
mvn and suffering Trom general debility and
rheuiu;i'" of the joints of the shoulders, I
found difficulty '.a attending to my business,
that of a lawyer, until I bought and used five
battles of B.. B. B., Botnuic Blood Balm, of Mr.
T. C. Jones, or J. U. Irwin & Son, and my
health is improved and the rheumatism
1 believe it to '-e a good medicine.
J H. Laisg.
All who leslre fu'l inform ulon about the cause
anl rure of Bio I Poisons, Scrofula and Scrofulous
s vlilnys. Ulcers. Sores, Kiieumitlsm, Kl Iney
C-wnplaU'iiH. c arrh, ec . can swuiv by m -11, tree,
a? pv of oar ij-nig' Illu-ktril-4 Book f Voiders.
ntledj.vit'i the mint vvondPiful and startling proof
.?v,.-o foreSnown. d tr -ss,
4o:ly Bloo0i1alji o. Atlanta. G a
FOR TORPSD. LIVER.
Dyspepsia, Cosiivcness, Rhea
matisrn, SaHcw Skin and Piles.
jhere is no better remedy rortltese
ronunen diseases l!ian Tutt'M I.lver
PillM, as a trll r. ill prove. Price. S5c
P. H. TH )MPS0H & GO.
Sash, poors, Binds, work
Scroll Sawing, Wqoi Turning,
AND CASTING 5 Or ALL KINDS
Steam Enghs and BDilers,.Steam and
Steam Fitting?, Shafting. Pulley Hangers.
' ALSO -
" M tchincry of all kinds repaired on
f SHORT NOTICE. ,
Mar.5,'88. . lj
SUBSCRIBE FOR THE ;
SEEKING HOME PATRQNASE.
...oV..;... v r
: y - ' .
A STE0NG COMPANY,
Prompt Sellable, Literal 1
. . O
AgenU In all citiei and towns In tbe Sontb.'
" J. RHODES BROWH, rrwidcnt.
C. Co art. Secretary. 1-
Ages, SilisKrjva.u. .
Jean Goello's Yarn.
Before the wine-shop which o'erlook thebeach
Sit Jean Goello. rough of mien and spet'eb ;
Our coa-gtiard now, whose arm was shot away
In the great fight in Nararino Ray ;
Puffing his pipe, he slowly sips his grog,
And spins sea-yarns to many an old sea-dog
Sitting around him.
Yes, lads hear him say
'Twas sixty years ago this very day
Since I first went to sea; on board, you know,
Of La Belle Jonontielott long ago
An old three-masted tub. rotton almost,
Just fit to burn, Louud lor the Guinea coast.
We set all sail. The breeze was fair and stiff.
My boyhood had been passed neath yonder cliff
Where an old man my uncle, fo he said
Kept me at prawning for my daily bread.
At night he oarae home drunk. Such kicks
and blows !
Ah me! what children suffer no man knows I
But once at sea 'twas ten times worse, I found.
I learned to take, to bear, and make no sound.
First place, our ship was in th.- negro trade,
And once off laud, r o vain attempts were made
At secrecy. Our captain after that
(Round as n egg) was libi-ml of the cat.
The rope's-en ; . cu If, kicks, blows, all fell on me;
I was thip's bo- 'twa natural, you see
And as 1 went about the decks my arm
Was always raised to fend my face from harm.
o man had pity. Blows and stripes always.
tor sailors knew no better in those says
'Than to thrash boys, till those who lived at last
As able seamen shipped before the mast.
I ceased to cry. Tears brought me no relief.
1 think I might have perished of mute grief,
Had not God sent a friend a friend to me.
Sailors believe in God one mutt at sea.
On board that ship a Go I of mercy then
Had placed a dog among those cruel men.
Like me, he shunned his brutal kicks and blows.
"We soon grew friends, true fiiends, God knows.
He was Newfoundland. Black they called him
His eyes were golden brown, and black his hair.'
He was my shadow from that blessed night
When we made frieuds; and by the star s half-
When all the forecastle was fast asleep,
And our men " caulked their watch, I used to
With Black among some boxes stowed on deck,
And with my arms clasped tightly round his
fused to cry aud cry, and press my head
Close to the heart grieved by the tears I shed.
Night after night I mutinied our piteous case,
While Blacks large tongue licked my tear
Poor Black 1 I think of him so often still 1
At first we had fair winds our sails to fill,
But one hot night, when all was calm und mute,
Jor skipper a good sailor, though a brute
Gave a long Iook o'er the vessel s side,
Then to the steersman whimpered,, half aside,
See that ox-eye out yonder? It looks queer."
The man replied. "The storm will soon be here."
"Hullo! Allhai.d o. de.kl We'll be pr pared
Stow royals! Ueci the courses! rass the u oru!"
Vain! The squall broke ere we could shorten
1 sail ;
We lowered the topsails, but the raging gale
Spun our ship about. The captain roared
His orders lost iu the great noise on board.
The devil -was in the squ ill ! Btttall men could
To save their ship we dd. Do what we would.
The gale grew worse and worse. She sprang
I a leak ;
! Her hold filled fast. We found we had to seek
j Some way to save our lives. "Lower a boat!''
! The captain shouted. Before one would float
Our ship broached to. The strain bad broke
h r back. .
Like a whole broadside boomed the awful crack.
She settled fast. i
Landsmen canihave no notion
Of how it feels to sink beneath the ocean.
As the b a.' billows do ed above our deck,
'Ai d w tli slow motion swallowed down the
I saw my past life, by some fl ish outspread.
Saw the old port, iu ships, its old pier-head.
My own bare feet, the rocks, the sandy shore
bait-water nlled my mouth I saw no more.
I did not struggle much I could not swim.
I sunk down deep, it seemed drowned but for
"For Black, I raeau who seized my jacket tight,
And dragged me out of darkness back to light.
1 he ship was gone the captain s gig afloat ;
By one brave tug he br night uu; near the baat.
I seized the gu.iwale, sprang on board and drew
My friend in after me. Ul all our crew,
The dog and I alone survived the gale:
Afloat with neither ru Ider, oar nor sail !
Boy, though. I was, my heart was brave and
Yet when the storm had blown its fury out,
I saw witu who can tell what wild emotion!
That if we met no ve.-sel in mi i-ocean,
There was no help lor u ill hope was gone:
We must alloat b.y, dog idjat alo.ie!
We had b?en saved from drowning but to die
Of thirst an l hunger my poor Bhctc and I.
No bascuit in the well-swept locker lay ;
No keg of water had been stowed away.
Like tho-se on the Medusa's raft. I thought
Ah! that s eitongb. A story is best short.
For five long nights, an j longer dreadful day?.
U e floated onward in a tropic haze.
Fierce hungar gnawel us with its cruel fangs,
And mental anguish with its keener pangs.
Each mora I hoped; each night when hope was
My poor dog licked mj with his tealer toague.
Undir the blazing sun and star-lit night
I watched in- vain. No sail appeared in sight.
Round us the blue spread wider, bluer, higher.
The fifth day my parched throat was all on fire,
When something suddenly my notice caught
Black crouching, shivering, underneath a
He looked his dreadful look no tongue can
And his kind eye? glared like coals of hell 1
'Sere Black! old fellow! here!" I cried in vain.
He looked me in the lace and crouched again.
1 rose; he sr.arled, drew back. How piteously
His eyes entreated help. He mapped at me!
What can this mean?' I cried, yet shook with
With that great shudder felt when Death is near.
Black seized the gunwale vitb his teeth. I saw
that slimy foam drip from his awful jaw ;
Then I knew all I Five days of tropic heat,
Without one drop of drink, one scrap of meat,
Had made him rabid. He whose courage h id
Preserved my life, my messmate, friend, was
Ton understand ? Can you see him and me,
Tbe open boat tossed on a brassy tea,
A child and a wild beast on board alone,
While overhead streams the tropic sun ?
And the boy crouching, tre.nblmg for hU life ?
I searched my pockets and drew my knife
For every on lustinctively, you know,
Defends a is life, ''i'was time tnat 1 die so,
For al that niomeut, with a turiouibjuad,
The dog llw at me. I sprang half around
He missed me in blind haste. With all my
might -. v
X Mixed bis neck, grasped and held him tight.
I felt bim writhe and try to bite a ha
Strangled beneath the pressure of mj knee.
Uia red eyes rallel ; sighs beared his shining
I plnogei my Unjfe tkr i i J bis poor throa t
And so I killed my friend. I had but one f
Wbot matters how, after that deed was done,
They picked me up half dead, drenched in hi
And took me back to France?
Need I say more ?
I have killed men ay, many in my day,
Without remorse for sailors mast obey.
One of a squad, once in Barbadoes, I
Shot my own comrade, when condemned to die.
I never dream of him for that was war.
Under old Magon, too, at Trafalgar,
I hacked the hands of English boarders. Ten
My axe lopped off. I dream not of those men.
At Plymouth in a prison-hnlk, I slew
Two English jailers, stabbed them through
I did confound them ! But yet even now
The death of Black, aHhough so long ago.
llM'ttmp I'll nnt aln tn-nirtit T t Kpinw.
r . ...r 6.
Here, boy! Another elass! . Well talk of
other things !
From Harper't Jfoazin.
rai-ration of North Carolina Whitex.
To the Editor of the Star: Your ar
ticle recently published in regard t.t em-
igration from North Carolina by white """N sa people, in the virtue of self
men, and the comments upon it by abnegation.
other State papers offers a tempting op-1 Now, this serene condition of affairs,
portunity for some one to speak the "unreasonable as discontent with it. may
piain, naked truth about the character- appear to be. has not that attractive
istics of our people. lu these ch'arac- nes for n young nirm of ordinary am
teristics the whole philosophy of the bitiou that it seems to have hail for his
subject is to be found. The mere fact
, .-...; ... :i.-c, n U : TL..4
uiciuiKimiii 3imnui-3 unuiiux. x utir
IJ V-KillUKMI W CTCIJ UMK IU II'C UUI'JII.
I'he American people are a restless, mi-
irratorv uooulation. But the causes of
emigration are very different in differ-
. -T -w- .
ent localities. A New Enelander
seeks other regions because agriculture
w impossible at home, and the other in- equally able onng men here, wit hout
dustries are ovei -crowded, and so it is (apparently) ever having isked them
in most of the other Northern States, selves why these able young men ai
He goes because there is too much life, home do not achieve as great success,
and too much competition at home to ! When the people of North Carolina
make success easily attainable in the f'lHy realize this iiftVrnee of enviro"
onlinary pursuits open to him, but a nt and apply the remedy there will
North Carol in a emigrant abandons a
. 4: ' .
suite whose natur..l advantages are ul-
most Uiiparralleled wliose resources, i m 1 have merely touched this subject
though practically limitless,! are unde- in the foregoing paragraphs, but r
veioped, after au occupancy of the land tjems to me to be one eminently deserv
oy an EiiglUh speaking people for two of the caretul consideration of ai
.Mildred years, w nose climate is aoso-
iutr-ly tlie best in the world and whose
population though comparativ ly sparse j
is .a ge enough to make a great and 1
pio.-perous commonwealth. Elimna
tmg the element of mere adventure, !
wnich is common to all American com-j
muniii .s, why have so many No.th Car-;
Oiiui.ins in tlie past sought their for
tunes elesw hare, and why are sj many
young men leaving and
leave the State now?
is not for any lack of natural advau
tages for accumulating a competen
cy, or even great wealth; it is not due
to unjust or unequal laws whicn favor
cbsse, corporations or individuals, or
Hamper thesp.rit of enterprise; it con
uot be because of unfaithfnl or corrupt
administration for there has been none;
and uo State has. or ever had..a belter
from the vices of modern civilization
(so called) than she.
Why, then, is it that there is and has
been such a widespread feeling that
there is little or no pro-pect of advance
ment here, and that "North K ilina" is
I . 1 i 3 fl
i iroou state to move iroui r x eeiu
that the answer to this question
a. .. ..l . u-
prerseuis n auuiecii nuiiur . Kicnvti
1 ... . ... ' i
consideration th-in it has ever received
and one which demands frank and fear-
i ......... .a. ... t,o.u f Iifta
, i;' :k ;
i i ri-L Wnu r.,ml nn
' " ' - i..u: .a
as cuiHinuiiiiy, are luc-tiug m ku-ic-
... .. . ,
....... a. ...,f a,, tr f,i lannnO TOI
I . . , f i
th it term roiy be misipsiied 1 use
fhL ,,u,uU thf nnvavH mv ineauiiii? 1
. .. , J r n
a.....!. a:. ..... ii- . i: :.. .u..
' ' i. u. v.aiti-, ioa AtrmArina fiv rnu
trutn ot inis asss. riioii ues 111 mc hwk--
-. iiu..in,,.cini,,a .nmmnnil.
rwus lack nun iuc umic una vwuiui
1 rirwpt -ind consid-
il . ri n i-
1 . 1 tin if 1 if lift iLi iiuiniiLuciiu
aud from her sister States, than any
other certainly less thau any of the
original thirteen. Why? A more
kindly, hosp.table, gncroas, self-eacri-ticing
people a better people in the
right seiist? do not, in my judgment
...h .hir thw e irtli- hnt thev make
" Ti,!lT:.!v,r .,Lckin.-
ed that which their,. Their SUte
i ...:...i.i m.rfuotif. v.nrpntwl
SCctl HUUIU Ud a v
. . . .1 a
tncre naj oeen luwrweu re nu..
I - TVrt tVlUlllfirmod
Lxissez taire. No weii-iniorraea
and candjd person will deny this.
But tuft carelessness
to our reputation as a community,
which hasiresulted in our being com
the only one in the world that is abso
lutely without memorials, is not the
bole peculiarity that has served as an
obstruction to development and pro
gress. We are, and always have been 4a
house divided against itself." Local pre
judices, and jealousies almost universal
ly prevail, aud united effort for. the ad
vancement of the common weal has
rarely occurred in our civil httory.
There has been no systematic legisla
tion on the questions of mast vital im
portance to the peop e, and the fear of
.,inttii nr undue prominence to an? one
locality has always been a marked fea
ture ot our industrial, commercial, and
tvalitiri life. One of tbe best illustra-
Mrsn nf th miT be found in the his-
trv of "internal imuroYements" in the
State. In many of our ideas and prac-
ticei we a.-enai
aiAn if lwiipath th two "'r v- wj 1 r ' -."r - i ...... any nciierwiunuaj.
'"""1 "" lL . I...... ....1. t.,U M .. U ' Imiji. I I ..lain tlia unrin., I . 'T tr ! . I 1
..f w limit U KlttilW down U1IS lays UCl win .. u.iuj iu.i.xvrc uuoi uum icfimici.k. uaicm nrerri ,j0 fle,y 1 ONiCr ietCO me
..thnr iu.,ini nn a rnrnpconia AUC lvuul,uw"" " l'lw"MJ aiiaiigciucui. m uc ana tt caUaie ana name
wvuvi i.uiiHig r . . ..I f rr .l hif frnm f ho h inr un fnnti- I irhifii bid rpcrimaiih wjw mlr.ii-'n llili.i.. i : .
"? ::. ;r.rj ter the latest and sweetest thing in the brigade. He then accepted tlie Hartford Am-il 18.
1 .. U..lr.-.iiH e-iilKiut UUiciM o""" w I ". " o " - 1 laKC II 1111 Uif.
II 3 i.. lL .' l,Ann,ih a fufr8 .
peuea to see me msi uuuuiouis ,
in our nistory ignoreu, or ucmcu j ,
' l:. J J .... C... mttArroA tnul i
aiscreuiieu. anu um wmw n-""1 - i
at tie same time; 'loach-' given 'to the
habit of preferring foreiirn products.
whether of brain or brawn, to our own.
Taken individually we are apt to be in
tensely loyal North Carolinians; taken
collectively we exhibit no such spirit.
S firm is our belief iti the principle of
eqadity among men that we incline to
recant the display of unusual capac
ity ambition or as a rather unfair sort of
thing, which is not to be encouraged;
but if it wilt assert itself jind in a way
to reflect credit on the community it is
toler tted, and even applauded, but it
co st tutes no peculiar claim to consid-
era 101. We do not regard the fact
.1 . . . . ...
Kiyji we are "Denuid the age' as a maU
t. . ii . .
V. 5cPru lcn a on tle contrary,
we felicate ourselv on the tranquility
our surroundings. We boast of on
ly ode tuui, namely, our modesty, but
of that we are very proud, and are con
tent to of;r it as a sufficient answer to
any unfavorable criticism upon our
selves or our civilization. We really lux-
father and he grows restive under it. Hi
nrpfora a muni di . d.Asl ..tmu..!....
i " at uiuapucir
" j ov. Io i. iCT gdlCI fill T
meets with success, to the great aston-
wnment ot thoe he left behind him.
ho wiU tell you that he was not re-
. .1 J I II
ffirtletl a remarkable young man
home, an I ihat there is a pleutv o:
o less emigration ot tlie best brum.
- . i l -. ."1.1
iro1" ,,r aie 01111 noi until then.
xionu uiromia, anu uesire u
promote her welfare
A North Carolinian.
'Baby McXee" and ''Aon:: KusscU P.
Flunkyism and toadyism are ram
pant under .this administration. Pre
ideut Harrisoii has marrieii a daughter.
a Mrs. McKee, and Mrs. McKee, iust
like many other married women am
some' tew unmarried ones Here an
.vf .... . 1 I-
mere, nas a oauy. airs, jucivee lias
been with her parents at. the White
ll I I 1 lf II TT 1
House since thay took charge of it. ami
the columns of the eutimen il pres
have teemed with rot about' Baby Mc-
IS 1 lltl . I I .
ivee. iaey cannoi. cnrouicie in
simpliest item of inform ition about
the inmates of the Executive Mansion
without dragging Baby Mchee t
the fore. A foreigner dropping dowi
into this country without any previou
luiormatiou aoout it, ana reading tnt
out-giving about "Baby McKee,'
would suppose that this is a monarchy
and "0 iby McKee the heir apparen:
1 . 1 1 . . . . fin - 1 ? 1 . 1
10 tue in rone, mere is precious iittn
arwut Mrs McKee and so very
tie aoout air. iucA.ee its to ieaa to tm
ii i i- tr i i ii. ii
. . . , . , i- ., . .
oniio iiamn thir ho u il-u-iiir t hir.i lion.
conclusion tnat ne is aixut tmrd lieu-
tenant in the family; indeed, he hasn .
beeu mentionea s.nce inauguration uay
when, by virtue of Ijeing "Baby Mc-
mr T T T I II 1 " I . '
ivee s aaauy, ne was given a piace n
the procession. If Baby Mchee-?
i. i i i -i i i i i
iff la rnri.ili hiirr ir. Itivr mcrlir ivn wil
n vi ..... v w .-w v .....v . . w ....
r i nlmnt. it in t.hii mnrtii ikh nunprs
- - - j-
though if its daddy ran rusty nails in
hM fii4t while wsiikino we will npvei
learn anything about that. Thecoun-
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try needs a rest on "Baby McK.ee.
"1, .1 i. :j ...1 11 l ..
nai resiueui. iiarnsou iias a sou ay
well as a daughter and the son s name
is llussell. tie runs a paper out in
Moatana and also assumes to run th a
Territory. He doesn't hold any office
isn t so much as a justice of theiie;ic
but "that Philadelphia breeches-
maker." tts old man Thurman felici-
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Wanamaker, had occasion to write him
" to Hon. unsseii a. n
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AUICIIWIU limuuiauuicu vvitu....
. l WataJ n latu a. I 1 mm m.w I V -
p-p-jiipnt- ifantil o - rand
child comes to be the most conspicu-
- .., n,a tn 1 urlrlmcci!
the Postmaster General as "Hon.
or no other reason than that he h the
Proailenr snn it i. titti! for plain
4mrirans to laugh a horse laugh in
,J.M... -m , . - --. I
luiciw auo i.iugu u ....ww m CJ
order to keep from getting sick at the
stom tch. Statesvdle Landmark,
A Test for Diamonds.
"It do Wt require an expert," said
Dr. DeMenil, "io tell whether a dia
mond is genuine or not. The test is
very simple, and can be m-ide in any
place and in a moment. All yon need
is a piece of paper and a lead pencil.
With the latter mak- a small aot on
the rst er, then look at it through the
diamond If you can see but one dot
you can depend upon it that the stone
is genuine, but if the mark is scattered
or shows more than one, you will be
perfectly safe in" refusing : to pay ten
cents for a stone that may be offered
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fa waaima .iniwikiii iiiiir- 211111 laia i.iit 1 i i 1 1 m i i. vtt iiii i a r- mr i r- . a aVavMa m m mm
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,nd pncW,ri.ot,'yo at f500."-S. teb Democrat.
Gen. Jams Johnston Pettigrew. U-
THE SUBJECT OF EX-GO V. SCSLES 03T KE-
Ralegh News and Observer.
The following account of Gen. Pet
tigrew is taken from Capt W. R.
Bond's Historical Essay, "Pickett or
Pettigrew" and published as being per
ti nent to the memorial celebration
which takes place on Friday:
"The family of Johnson Pettigrew
was once of the oldest, wealthiest and
most influential of Eeastern Carolina.
His grandfather, Rev.Chas. Pettigrew,
was the first Bishop-Elect of the Dio
cese of North Carolina. He was born
upon his father s estate, Couarva, Lake
Scurpernong, Tyrrel county. North
Carolina, on July 4th, 1828, artd died
near Bunker's Hill, Va., July 17th,
1803, having been wounded two days
before in a skirmish at Falling Wat
ers. He graduated with the first dis
tinction at the University, of North
Carolina in 1847. A few months after
graduation, at the request of Commo
dore Maury, principal of the Naval
Observatory at Washington, he accept
ed a professorship in that institution.
tlaviiig remuned there about eiarht
mouths he resigned and went to Char-
I.i O ..iL ! i
icsiuu, o nun Vyaroiina, anu oecome a
iStIUICIlb Ol lilW. Ill laH OIDve Ol II IS CllS-
nnguished relative, Hon. Jas. L. Petti-
;rev. obtain mt? a Iiphiisp in lSHO. In
1350 he went to Europe to htudy the
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evil law in the German
rhere also he became
piainteti with the Uerman, t rench
Italian and Spanish lauruaL?es. He
a . I . a jm . .
b?came so well acquainted with Ara
bic as to read and appreciate it. also
with Heiirew. He tnen traveled over
ue various countries of tlie Continent.
I f .i l i a
iso Ejiigianu, ocoiu.na ana lreiaiiu.
i 1O0-5 ue becain becreiarv ot tue
egat o.i to the U. J5. M.mt-r at
le Court of M id.d. la the win er til
1301 he h id t.riinei iu Charloton.
r pnv te circulation, an oc avo vol-
une of -430 pages, entitled "Spain ami
ne dpauianhs wiiica has been very
uuch admired by every one who b.tsi
read.it; for its learning, its research
md the elegance of its sr,vle. H iviu
mained in Madrid only a fe month
e returned to Caarleston and en ered
pon the practice of law with Mr. das.
reuigrew. in tjecemoer 1000 ami i
n .11! r n i .o-. I
J.vember 1857 he was chosen a ::em-
er of the legislature from the citv of
Jharleston. He rose to great distinc-
I at a I 1 1 . I
on m tnat body, by ins speech on the!
organiz.ttion ot the Supreme Court,
md his report against tne reopening
f the At ncu n a e trade. He faile
1 1 be re-elected m 1853. Again la
.859 he went to Europe with the iu-
tention of taking part iu the war then
in progress between a ml inn and A us- I
tna. fiis application to Count Cavo ir
tor a position in the Sardinian Army,
aider Uen. Marmora, was favorably
received. His rauk would have leeu
it least that of Colonel; but iu conse-
liience of the result of the battle of
S ilferino, whicn took place iust before
his arrival in Sardinia, the war was
losed and he was thereby prevented
rom extteriencing active military ser-
ice and learning its lessons, lu 1859
ae became Uolonel of a nne regiment
that was formed and that acted a con -
1 picuous part around unarieston in
he winter of lSGO-'Cl. With his reg-
a I a I " P l al
i ment ne iook-possession or uastie
I .Jinknev. and was afterwards transfer-
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I f. lirio iclnrl tvharu hu oruptufi
. jxa uiiiq iciuijw, iivjv ii v. vivwv.
I urmirluhlo huttrim Hp ViAlrl liini -
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self in readiness to storm Fort Sump-
I pr in r:is it Ji:irl not hnnn snrrennerHd
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fter bombardment. In the spring of
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lfcOl, his regiment growing imp t ent,
I ' . 1 --i i.. i
.ecause-ne couiu notjjist uieu oe 111 -
oroorated 111 the Confederate Armv.
lisbanded; Col. Pettigrew then joined
.Jampton's Legion as a private, and
.vent with that body to V lrginja,
service was to be met
A few days afterwards, without any
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. wuviuiunu w. r. ..v. -
Colonel of the 22.1 North Carolina
troops. YV nile at iVhnsport ne wasi
I offered promotion, but declined it, upon
I Hu ,..i Ki- Kri., ,.U w
vi-uiimiwuh. aav a.u vi ...u
I ..... ri, ... v.. ..a
- 1 m thi retnat no the nenimmlar. He
I IV II .1 I III lllllll ill. ALII WW II I1I1U
was with his brigade in the sa igunaiy
.. .ttl.. of Seven Pines or Fair Oak,
rUr ha WUJ vmlv whiuuImI. nn
left insensible upon the field and cap -
tared. He wai in prison only about
1 two months, an 1 o.i oju ' ci:.i id 'el
" . . J
ue returned to find that in his absence
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nis beloved brigade had been given to
General Pender: A new brigade was
tneni made up for him. How well
this body was d Sciplined and of what
iiaienai it was m..de this essay nas at-
tempted to show. Iu the autumn of
C ... . .
1802, he was ordered with his brigade
to Eastern N)rth Candin i, where he
wa eng tged in several aff lire, which
hough brilliant have been overhad
owed by the -greater battles of the war.
In May, 1803, his brigade was again
ordered to Virgini.i and ever alter
formed a part of th Army of North
ern Virginia. - w uue commaiiaing
Hat1irlivi(iin: in Tiriiiot rra Aa iult.
he receivsd a painful wound.' a grape
shotipassiug through his left hand.
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At Falling Waters on the 4th, be had
juit bwn plac.d in cmra und of
rear guard, which consisted of his own
and Archier'a brigade when a skirmish
occurred in which he waft wounded.
He died on the 17th, and his remains
were taken to his old home, ..Banarra,
and there he lies buried near the beau
tiful hike, whose sandy shoJes ?his
youthful feet were wont to tread.
May he rest in peace. -
Hark Twain ta 7arta.
Mark Twain is, as his signature shows,
responsible for the following in the
New York Sun; . .. w ,
Sir, find the, enclosed direlect -wandering
about the ocean of , journalbm:
u I'd give a thousand doliars." said a
well-to-do New Yorker the other dayi
'to have that mark removed," and ho
held out a well shaped and well cared for
hand, on the back of which, between -the
thumb and .first linger was tat
tooed a big blue anchor. Vhen I was
a little fool at school," with my headT
full of stories of adventure, my highest';
ambition was to go to sea. " An old;
sailor who lived iu the village tattooed',
about a dozen of us on the sly, and Is
remember the lies I told my mother!
as 1 icept my hand done in a rag, pre
tending I had cut it, till the sore heal
ed. Then she gave me such a thrash
ing as broke up my plan, fortunately,
to have a fine red and blue heart done
on the back of the other. The disfig
urement has, caused me no end of annoy-.
auce and siuce has cost me considers
a be for gloves, which 1 always, wear,
winter and summer, though I detest
them in warm weather. But & man
can't wear gloves at the table, and of
ten at restuarauts 1 catch people atar
mg at my baud, and 1 wonder if tbrj
t iunk I have have served my term in th
to'cistie of some oyster scow or lumber
A tattoo mark is easi y removed.
l.y 1 urop into personal history t
V oeu I w.i4 u small boy I had my
oi warts. 1 tried in turn the 803-.
v ays of remo.iug them, but without
reuUs;.iu.ieed, 1 seemed to get wartier
.n.l wartier right along. But some
iy revei.eil tome the 309th way and
t tned it. Thus: I drov needle
in o the basement of the wart; then
.u-td tue other end f the ueedle in tho
Same of the candle; the needle be-
came red hot throughout its length and
proo e ied to cook the wart. Presently I
n :i l.j i:i- 1 '
irew tne neeaie out: ii it nau wnue av
urns like nits sticking about its point;
tnat wart was done. If the point was
clear. I drove it in again and cooked
till 1 got thwe wnite tmngs. iney
a . V . . a I Ml
were the root of the wart. Iwentv
four hours later the wart weuld become
sft and flabby, aud 1 removed it with
a single wipe of my baud. Where it
had been was a smooth surface now,
which quickly healed and left no scar.
vvithiu two days 1 was wartless, and
have so remained till this day.
I Well, a long time afterward, when I
was 10 years 9d, a sailor tattooed an.
I anchor and rope on the back-of in?
left hand with India ink. The color
I was a deep, dark blue and extravagant-
I iv conspicuous. I was proud of it for
awhile, but by time I had worn it nine
I vears I was tired of it and ashamed of
it. I could find nobody who could tell
me how to get rid of it; but at last my
I .. a aTt
wart experience or near nair a genera-
1 tion occured to me and I got me eever-
al needles ana a caoaie strait way: a
drove the needles aleng just under the
1 . 1 1 lavl 1
isurlace oi tne skiu ana uaeraoiv ciose
I together and made them include the
I i . i i n i n r u J
l-fli. aarlila tuttrtsi m;irtr than 1 nravl un
i tlie n iiviv iuw aa.w. mm , m. w.w f
I tn thorn nnn fanWpd that device lhdr
w . . -
oughly. Next day 1 wiped the device
I nff with mv hand. lhe'nlace OUlckir
. VM - - r ---- m w
healed and left no scar. A faint blu-
I 1 i- 1 ' j J l .;A.i
ish tint remained and 1 was minded to
I : J i. il.i
1 oegm again nuu w i-u. wu.f wui u
it was hardly detectable and no-
I ticeable, it did not seem worth the fuel
I and so I there, and there it is yet,
though I am the only member ox my
tribe that knows it.
1 rvas in London a good many years
ago when the Tic h borne claimant case
I o .. . . . .....
was oeing incu, ana expena wwuw
that an ftdia ink Uttoo mark coiild
nr.f rpmnVIHl- hnt I was not aaked to
ff ;f tf. and so tlioe oeonle don't know
. . . .1 1 f i lL ... II 1.
Let the well-t
his bet. 1 will
Congressman Ben Butterworth of
Ohio, speaking at the Republican Club
dinner said that New York wty of to-
U.iv has more industries in it than tbe
1 whole world had seventy-nveytarsagn.
the Ubioan declared tnat lew dm an
iideauate-comprehension 01 tne nun-
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dreds of thousands or American inaus-
i - . ,
tries.. He visited a bachelor. trienl
living in one room several months ago ,
aud, af ter a casual glance about the
room, asked hi friend, to tell how
many American muusiries wcns:jcm
j sen ted in the furniture aud nxiug of
I .. i . - . . ". i l? a
room. ilis iriena guessea ten at urs i
aud dually raised his estimate to tweni
ty-dve. Tnen the-ultra-protectioniiit
- trom Unio, as he dcscraiies uimseit, , -
lushed about Ihe room, nud dweoyered
ny actual couu tne very , moaesv oe-
longiugs in the room rcprtacstttv
- 1 Amencaa industries-v ,. ! "
i in advwnitAiLrounflr aea; teMrsssr
I nnla; nl k. rT.lM .. ilia ...
iiiaiia.11 ai I ii b u w mil -i i m " - ' i .
I the CirnjnjtfT VTr1 J,' '
not the ricei in political b itt?e j Edl;
1 the bJancu of ttowtt'wj&i JL&
the. Sun. -