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SUBSCRIBE FOR THE;..
.'li . rs . K a o- s
Prof. EUsha MitehiU.
A CEfAPTER OF HITHERTO CNWRITTEX
frit was the last week in June, 1857,
and abont the middle of the five months'
svssion of the school in central Swn
ri anoa, where I was tencliins, when the"
V-flMit vuui x. HilJCUl 110 till iiiu- .
chell had disappeared, and had possibly ;
o.wi MM 1-rti.i.r 1 'i " L.-i v.rl
where onthe Black Mountain. He
had started on Saturday to cro-s the
mountain to Iiig Tom Wilson's on
fCaney river, in Yancey county, and
failing to return on the next Mondav,
as he was expected to do, his son and
daughter, who were witli him at Mr.
SteppX and were his assistants in tak
ing his survey of the motfutain's
height, fent immedi:itly to Nyilson's
to se if anything was wrong.! Find
ing th:it he had failed to leach that
placevthey atouce had the alarm
founded N that their father was lost.
13 v this time, thiee or four davs had
el:tpsed, and Professor Mitchell not
having returned, two or three hundred
men, from both sides of the great
mountain, hurried to the search.
The search went on several day,
and every day the news would come
down the river that the lost had not
been found. -1 had r not j yet gwne
t hinkiiiii there were men enotig
1 1 .
already, and because I had been on a
trip to Mt. Mitchell only .six days be
fore. Prof. Mitchell disappeared. But
I went at last. I think it was on the
morning of the eighth day after the
disappe.-rance, that two of live citizens
of Swanauoa came to t lie school
: house w here I was teaching, and ak
; ed me if I would Jtdjourn my school
iand beconieone o? the fresh company
I to go to the mountains in search ot the
lost man. liiey liad been told that I
had been on nil sides of the Black
Mountain and'was ouite famiii ir with
erci-v face of its ru .Tired scenery, and
that they wished me to le d tlir com
pany on the -search. I consented to go.
jis they-dc-ired. and w; agreed to meet
at Alexander's at 2 p. "in., on that day,
with rations for three days. We met
-on time at the place appointed, and at
sundown we entered the inounUr.n
hwise, as it was called, where we found
a number of tired and - disheartened
men, who had bcen-again unsuccessful
in their search for the lost. Mr. Jesse
Stepp was there ami I soon iound that,
as lie' was so well acquainted with
every ridge, rimlefc and knob of the
: mountain,, he had at tir-t assumed the
i command of all the forces, and - had,
; with godll judgment, divided the men
"into squads, with -a leader . to each
squad, ttiid that the search had had
much !y.-tem and order. Mr. Stepp
t ren owned and lived at wnat is now
called the Patton house at the. foot of
niouiitain. Prof. Mitchell made
Sfeon's house his headou irters.
i" 1 a
1 i 1 . L 1 I. . I-
e slept ami resieti at tue mouu-
! tain house that night as well as we
1 .l .11
! con Id on the iloor. without oed or
' blanket. The night
' ff tlie veTir. and we
s were the shortest
,,.pri. ivndv for
i.,;oa. .fftinr ,..lo,.L- tl.A .rnvt morn.
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ing. At tlie order or Air. stepp to get
ready to march, the men began to
lian up their knapsacks and provision
bas to nails and pegs in the "walls of
the house, but I swung mine to mv
Afr Sfpnn ea.nP to me and
said: " You must not try to carry that
load with you; iust take a snack in
. . . .
vnnr nocket. That is the wav we have
Wen doing, for we always 7conu back
here at night." "Mr. Stepp,' I an -
c,,.,vl I came nut, to bunt Dr. Mit-
' - - ..
t hell. and I don t know where t shall
j be when night comes, but I am going
; to take all my provisions hlong."
i The whole company was conducted
1 bv Mr. Stepp to a bench ot the moan
tain where a ridge'diverges toward the sa" 11 er)' 1 tracK tnnt corresponu
T,rt;,la .inLi, ln.lt tv.'is called for Jt e l to the other one and to the shoes
a. t .- -
division -of force.
We were then not
ht hundred yards from
more than eig
il l,,il. ,.f fhp ltl:.pf wliprp tin.
lilt; men ... , ...w
coutLty lines of Buncombe and Yancey
corner. There Mr. Stepp divided - his
force into squads, over which . he ap-
pointed leaders. There were a . few
men that he thought not able to stand
hardships, that he formed into a com -
panr, and as I was a school teacher,-he : I''i'eu iu i.soo iuui
supposed I would beaproperleaderfor'gock o the top of the mountain,
them; so he told me to take charge of ! & V '" men on
..4H;4 ! the" other parts of the mountain and
. i '..!; P..ttrcnn u-l,n u-:w ..fHjpf.
111. 1 1.1 1 1 aiLcit;iit Miiw niij uiiiii
..VJ.tl.lll i "..v.
ed with asthma, and U. C. Patterson
t 1 i. t..,i. o-j ,1 .
WhO.se WeigllVlW as HOOUli ev jiuunua.
p .r.-rr:..- ...1.,. k..o .
with me, refused at first to go with
any onevcise, till Mr. Stepp told them
luf.i, u ..,i.,t.,.i f,i ii..u
l mil, lie llciu iippuiiivrii mil iu
.1 ..fai... .. ;....i;,i " .. w.iiun
l llll"'f 11L Llin 1111111 I v.lo, in 11
' :ve in but a youn-' m in,
Burgiu, who declared That lie
ted me to come, and that he
they all g
rn1l v v ii'il l- n-ft Ani rkl I flimi Iii 1
three men with me, and I was directed
to to the too of the first knob and
then liunt rpuhd it at a radius of
abbuUour huTTdred yards from its top.
Mr. Stepo then left us, and with .ill
but my "squad of four, went to the
left, where they were to search in re
gions not yet gone over. After they
had gone I started off in the path that
leads byxthe ftrst knob oiLthe left, to-
;-.. - i -1 ! 1 11'
ward i what is now cauea Jiitcnen s
peak; We had gone iu the path fourt gg.dowii, the "hollow 'towards
- t - r 1 1 I .inou.pirnr rI Wtx nvitn. PfimntlllV With
or five hundred yards when Mr. Calvin
Patton said in a tone of dissatisfac-
Here we are still jn the path, that men
have gone and come every " day
ind come everv day for
week, dnd tve are not doing any, good.
I s.e we are passing the. grouul over
which we were directed to Jook, mid
we have not ven looked from . the
path." f told him yi about one
hundred yanh further on we would
find a spring of very cold water wtiere
we would stop and havea consultation.
After we had assuaged our thirst, I
said: "Now, gentlemen, I came here
with you to find the lost man if possi
ble, but 1 am not going by . the direc-
Mr. btepp is not
is directing some
I,0IH or.;!n 1n:fn'
"oy with u; he
where else I am not going to - obey
orders. My opinion is that this path
in which we have been walking is the
way Dr. Mitchell traveled when he
started to Wilson's. I know these
mountains, for I have leen all pver
theni and all around them.' Dr. Mit
chell knew them, too, and as he started
to go fo Wilson's ou Cney . river, he
would not go 'any other way. One
who knows the mountains would not
t 1 11
go any oiuer way. ami, genuenien,
so far, we have Jeen walking in the j
lost mail's tracks. That is my opin-j
WvLSiarted again and kept the path.
We had gone about two miles, and ',
were 011 the top of the long stretch of ;
undulating ridge between the first top ! thf soil where something had undoubt-
and the 'irlade iu-t under the hiffhkiiolj.,'y tfone over. Wilson and the other
and the glade iu-t under the hish knob.
when we heard the report ofi a rifle two ,nen had gone- round to the left,
some little distance in the direction we' ana u' tllis time had got in sight be
were iroiiiL'. That was a signal 7un. lw- Mr. Patton called out to Wil-
alK we were' 111 les3 than five minutes,
with the party who fared it. We there plain ruarKs where he went over,
met Big Tom Wilson1, Adoniram Al- " Yes,1' said Wilson, almost immediate
len and : his nephew, James Allen, all b "yonder lies his hat lodged on
from the Caney river side. They told sanie brush."
us that their coiupanv'of thirteen men, : 1 then measured the depth of the
all from Caney river Jiad sheltered at pool, and found it to be thirteen feet,
the cabin near the iii- 1 neak theniirht Ul't we did not disturb the body. We
before; that they hud worn themselves
out during the several days they had
been-hunting for the lost' man; that
they were out of provisions, and did
not think the lost man could be found.
, 1 I . ...
"ieir Whole company had given up
P hunt 111 tlespair, ant had started
iiume. vi 1 lie eoge 01 uie giati
they started down the mountain, they
found a plain print oE a man's shoe in
the damp earth that some of them
supposed had been made by Dr. Mit
chell. Others snid that it could not be
so; that two hundred; men had been
around that place, and it was more
probable that one of them had made
the track. Ten of the men then went
home, but Wilson and the Aliens said
they woulo hr.-t go out on the ndgi
few hundred yards, and fire a gun
any ot the luineoiuoe men were
t . 1
l suppose that we were
not more than one hundred yards
apart when the gun was tired. As I
said before, Wilson's company, except
the two Aliens, had Kne home, und
Wilson said if he had not found us
when he did, that they also would have
gone. I asked Wilson if he thought
he had ju-obably found Dr. MitchelKs
tiiiciv, anu ne said 11 was very improb
able. I told him if there was any very
reasonable probability of the fact he
would send for. Stepp and the whofe
companvr He said, " Nc, do not do
111 A. I i I
mat, out onng your company along
: w'th us and examine the track and the
! l'i'ite ""u tor yourselves. We
1 1 1 M tir
' CMO'l fTlT TO thn tl .irtri tin. f n 4- 1. . y-. !-
"u - p"--, . iic-iv
! answered to the description of the
1 w Wt1e told Dj Mitchell wore.
Jut t.,len ni:l,n' meu who h:lJ b?ei1
' hunting for him wore the some make
f shoes, and had been backwards and
forwards near that place every d y for
nearij' a ween. 1 toiu iison that as
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i.iwi nmiit: e wwhiu mui
m- 11,1a iani ihmuc e oiiri L'owiui
j LJown the valley towards his place,
: J1'11 was my opinion, the lost man
I gone that way, and if he had, we
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wouiu suieiy una oiner iracus. e
all agreed to that, and I think we had
gone about a mile when some one of
the party called out, " here is a man's
track." We all ran to the place, and
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1 1 1 1 . r .1
u x ,vl mlu uu,e "e "ert? l'ua
conuueiu inat we were right anu mat
we would una nun. it was then aDout
'II 1 1 1 1 1 t.
i eleven o clock, antj we halted for
n,er- . ere my provisjons came
, tne nglit time and place tor ilson
j an.d h,f tw0, cpmpanioiis, had had no-
. t!l,8 to eat since the day before ex-
', Pc so,ne rre1; "jei wmioui . salt. 1
the other pa:
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I".1 lVlV"t. c
obiected to that, but as a substitute
! proposed that I send mv three men to
i jnform the othersnd that I go with
hjm.home, and tnat we all meet at the
1 place next morning where we were
then, lie said he was
obliged to go
! hnethat night, and that he might on
his way; tome across, the lost man,
wauled by a fall from a pricipice or
I... ..,.1.1 I . . . . J- . . .... I 1K..1 I -.-. . . r-1- r-w , x
10111 uv nnu ur.iL, ctnu mat 1 mint
with lum. I told I him I won d go, and
lheu Mr- llUm xr: would
S? ,"1 ms on.iner, wu n 1 avion,
y. inam ourgiu w uta go oac
uiiu iiiLUiuj- nic men im nic umci nu
of the mountain that we were on the
right track, and to meet next morning
near that place. That was agreed to
and we separated, the two named, go
ing bck, and the other five, Wilson,
the two Aliens, R. C. Patton and ray-
Stepp was at least five miles from- where
were. 'That' was the seventh or
ighthvday since Dr. Mitchell disap
a 'lred; t:iere Bad ujen iiequent mio-
. mos-cover rocKs logs, anu e.try
Pce,.so tMt ticking seemed out of
the question. ;But after the separa
tion, we had gone, I suppose, about two
miles without finding a single tiack,
when It. C. Patton, who was about ten
steps to my right, called to me"tcome
there, that he had f.iund an impression
in the moss that had the appearance of
a humau track. He carefully remov
ed the moss, and under it was a toler
able plain' tack where a tracks in the
heel Irad cut its way through a laurel
root. We all got together then, and
hurried down the hollow to a small
creek that ran down to our right.
Just before reaching the creek wecjnne
to a large sloping rock covered with
mo.;s with scrapes in the moss as
though a man had gone over it on his
hands and feet. It was too steep for a
man' to walk down it in safety. ki4t
was getting dark wheii he passed this
; place," I remarked to the others.
ja How do you know?" o
1 1 1 11.11 1
one of them
asKeu because Here is an easier way
down to the right, that he did notsee.'
We then hurried down the creek, and
soon came to a waterfall. Mr. Patton
3 1 crossed the creek and went to the
head of the fall, where we saw the
mo3 had been disturbed and scrapes in
son.- " He is in that pool, for here are
then went down the stream four or
five miles, where Wilson .lived, got
something to cut and were thinking of
soon retiring to rest for the night,
wnen iur. jesse otepp came accompa-
A U I A II J:;lf. O 1
n.f uy mr. a.-j? narns.jOir. oiepp
found the trails. he had'tlirected all
men to assemble that night at the
cabin near the high peak. He then
announced his determination to return
that night and inform the anxious,
tired crowd of men of our success.
Mr. Patton and I, though tired, de
termined at once to accompany Stepp
and Harris that night to the top of
the mountain. Mr. Stepp acted as
guid, and at two o'clock next morn
ing we reached Mitchell's peak, worn
out by our almost constant tramp over
the mountains for twenty-two hours.
Perhaps that was the first and also the
last time that four men ever made the
trip from the foot to the top ofvthe
highest mountain east of the Rockies,
with the sable mantle of night resting
01 its dark, balsam covering.
When we reached the cabin where
till the weary, anxious men were wait
ing, -and announced the fact that the
lost was found, and that he was then
lying at the bottom of a pool of clear
mountain water, there were many tears
brusned from manly cheeks, but all
ii 1 ' f mi r 1 1
telt relief. I hen 1 Heard some one
say: "Who found him?"t and Mr.
Stepp answered: "Oh, Wilson found
him. And it was thirty-two years
ago, but I still remember the fact that
the " invalids "
had something to do
T. (J. Westall
Things a Woman Can Do.
The Boston Times in a spirit
fairness admits, and even proclaims,
that there are some desirable things
:1 woman can tlo. Here is a samn e
She can come-to a conclusion with
out the slightest trouble of reasoning
oil it, and no sane man can do that.
Six of them can talk at once and get
alonir first rate, and no two men can
She can safely stick fifty pins in her
dress, while he is getting one under his
She is as coo! as a. cucumber jn
half dozen tight dresses and skirts,
while a man will sweat and fume and
shf cau ulk Rs gWfck as peaches and
cream to the wom.m she iutMl while
two nien wouu be punching each
he.lds b(?ore they had exchanged
She can throw a stone with a caiyve
that would be a fortune to a base ball
She can say
such a low
ri, Hi it it means ves
voice that ir means yes
She can sharpen a lead pencil if you
1 L..i4,- f 4i..io uiiH tibuntv nt
She can dance all night in a pair of
,iloes two sizes too small for her and
enjoy eTery minute of the time,
, can enjoy :l kiss from her bus-
. . I I ll
inn. pvpnr,v-nvf vears alter tlie illiii-
ri:,e cereniony is performed,
f cun go to church and a
woman in thecon
tell you what every
. fcon hilfl 0I,t ana ,
some rare in -
faiut idea of
k . cl-ineps cull 'ive VOU u
whatihe text was. '
She can walk half the night with
colicky baby in her arms without once
expressing a desire of murderirg the
She can do more in a minute than
a man can do in'ati hour and do it bat
ter. . .
She can drive a man crazy in twenty
four hours and then bring him to par
adise in two seconds by simply tickling.
him under the chin, and there does not
live that mo.ial son of Adam's misery
who can do it.
MR. PEARSON MAKES OCT A STRONG CASE
FROM. THE BIBLE AOAIN3T T1IE DEYIL.
The clouds and the raiu made the
atmosphere in the Y. M. C. A, Hall a
little chilly yesterdav at XI o'clock,
but by uoon Kev. U. G. Pearst)n had
warmed it up considerably. The sub
ject of the li ble reading for the morn
ing wis --Sitan," and the Bible
picture 'of his character was brought
out very fully. Incidentally, Mr.
Pearson excoriated tat lei's and calumni
ators and made keen thrusts at church
bazuare, and at horse races, spirit ua
ism, etc. 1
The text for the reading was:
lievelatious xxii:9: "And the great
dragon was cast out, that old serpent,
called the Devil, and Satan, which de
ceireth the whole vu)rl4; "he was cast
out into the earth, and his angels were
cast out with him.'"
In the B.bleSatan is held up as the
great enemy of God a up man. He is
hrst called a serpent; second, Satan,
wnicu means adversary; third devil,
which means evil one: and last the
Great Dragon, which means literally,
destruction. The Bible description o
Sutan i n .r.r,,! X.:.,.
is a grand climax, showing
tlil ll O'jJcNit of b itill is to
lhe majority of the world aloes not
believe that Satan is a personality.
From Gen. iii:4-19, it will be learne'd.
hat the same argument that would
disprove the personality, of Satan,
would disprove the personality of
Adam and Eve, and therefore our own
personality. From Job1 i:0-9, it will
be seen that the same argument that
would deny the personality of Satan
would deny the personality of Uod.
lo maintain that the devil is the
evil within man, said Mr. Pearson,
is non-sense uud blasphemy. Matthew,
:1: "Then was Jesus led up' bv the !
spirit info the wilderness to be tempted j
oy an evil spirit within himself.
lhe evangelist discussed the charac
teristics of the devil. In Genesis, iii:l,
he is called a serpent, to illustrate his
subtlety, That it is a characteristic
of thr-Devil to be "a snake in the
glnss," to keep himself out of sight.
oatan is a destroyer 1 Peter v 8.
The idea that Satan is sbut up in
hell is wrong; he is on earth, walk
ing about seeking whom he may de
Revelation XII 12: Satan is the
accuser the malinger, slanderer, cal-
uminator.' Do you know where this I
tatling, gad-about spirit which is so ,
common to-unv came irom.-' - It came
1 n 11 t
from the old gad-about tattler, the
Satan, too is the father of the lie,
and not only the father of the lie,
but the father of the liar. b itan
is the great murderer --the murderer
of the race and of mankind. The
spirit of murder, of duelling,, and the
like, all comes from the devil.
"You have seen a great deal in the
papers," said the speaker, "about the
Londonjfrike. Sinner, if I were you.
I would strike sigainst the power of
the devil. Of all wages yours are the
lowest, a:.d of all rewards, yours, the
most diabolical for the wages of sin
is death! If I were in vour place I'd
Of the devices of the devil one was
his subtlety in perverting scripture.
An example of this wa:i his subtile mis
quotation when lie tempted Christ,
The devil knows more about scrip
ture than many church members do.
but he uses it for his own diabolical
Some people quote Solomon as say -j
11TI1 . 1 1 . '
ing 1 nere is a time 10 uauce. as a
justification of dancing "What Solo
mon meant was, not that there was a
time when you should dance; but that
there was a time when people did
dance, "neve," aid the evangelist
earnestly, "Never twist scripture to
squint at any devilment you want to
the deyil sometimes tr ins-
furiiis himself into an angel ot light,
and this is one of the most dangerous
fornii. '() ) or his co mm n ways in
which he does it is to go to some
church which has a ragged carpet and
a little organ, and suggest that a new
c;frpeL is need id -.-that the temple w as
a fine building, He suggests a "b t
z iar" or a "church-fair,"' where money
can -be raised by selling a little ice
Cream a little piece of cake about as
hi'r iis "vour two fingers. It was
1 enough to disgust every sinner in town.
' f r i - 1 I 1 1 ,.!.. 1 . !-
H. U:1 nrtllll V KUOWll one cinircu
fair where the young ladiees sofd
little white aprons fo the young men,
and what did a young man want
with a little white apron?
"I believe that many godly men ami
woman participated iu these things'
juid Mr. Pearson, "but Athey were mis
taken. It was done by the devil dis-
- ; gaged as an ange. ot ugu .
1 Ttio ln I t-nlrM advantage ot human-
i. 'V 1 V -i n 1 1 r
ty. The devil put it into the head of
j J udsts iscanot to oetruy oesu v.u.,
a (John aiu:4 1
The devil resists God's servants, and
especially preachers. When the devil
gets behind a preacher who iS preach
ing for his own aggrandizement and
toplease everybody, he simply folds
his arras and says, "Go ahead you don't
do any harm." But when Satan gets
behind a preacher who is determined to
speak out, he begins to say:;- You
niusn't sav anything about whisky, lie-
cause yonder's old Deacon Smith, who
drinks more whisky than I do. You
will make Jijrn so mad that he wont
conte again jn six months,- And yoti-
mustn't say anything about the ger-
man, because yonder's Sister Jones, and 1
she's one of the bon-tons!'- -
The evangelist sjid -that congrega
tions should not criticise -their pastors.
Preachers, he said , are made d t he same
dirt as the rest of man kind, they are ;
subjected to the sume- temptations, and
their binds should be held by their
As an illustration of the temptations
to-which preachers are sometimes sub
jected, Mr. Pearson related an incident
from his own experience. He Went to
a town to preach, and was enUrtaincd -by
a gentleman who w;ts.the President
of a fair at w hich horse-races were to
be held. The devil whisjjered to him
that, under the'eircumstaucesit would
te improper for him to condemn the .
horse-racesin his sermon. He deter
mined to give the races a blow "be
tween the eyes,'1 however and he did
so; and after tha sermoii his hait
thanked him for what he had said.
Another work of the devil is the
counterfeiting of tbe work of God.
Some K?ople-siiy there is nothing in
spiritualism orl "seances;" but there
is something in them. They are of,
the devil. ' They are simply iittempU
to counterfeit God's work.
.Satan is a h'indererT- (Thessalouianv,
ii:18. ) The master work of Satan is to
steal the words of God out of one's
heart. People of fen hear the woijd of
God, it fatts on their hearts, it; is seed
in fallow ground. Uefore it is covered
up, the -devil comes along, and , by
means of some light and t rival conver
sation, some trashy reading, or the
like, blows the seed away."- This is the
devil's master work.-"
In conclusion, Bible verses were
read showing that th;; devil will not
forever curse the world,, for the
Lord Jesus will come hereafter, and
The morning service was closed with
prayer by Key. P. J. Caraway, and the
benediction by Mr. Pearson.
A Ptea for the Farmer.
Out of a population of 0,000,000,
says the Fanner and Dealer, there are
probably about 12,000,000 who earn
wages and live by work. Included iu
this .count is something over 0,000,000
engaged in agricultural pursuits, and it
appears that we have no other single
industry that emplovs and furnishes a
living for so many of our iieople. Ill
fact, this one industry feeds all the
peopL-, and no other industry cap live
without it. Here thon, we see that we'
have in this country more than 40,-
000,000 pooplejiving without" earning
any wages, and mo.-t of them lire di
rectly or indirectly off the earnings of
t hose w ho toil, and they, with all Ttlie
dealer and traders, etc., are dependent
on the success of the agriculturist and
the protection of th:i,Cmtfjst. .Then
it is proper for us to no Limine this
most important of all dJ industries,
and see what dang'ers Uneaten. Now,
what t lie farmer wants first is a -good
homJinarket forall his surplus products.
This cannot bt; assured vvWrt'e vye import
in one yearjiiore than 800,000,000 of
food and live stock, not indudiiigeofv
fee, tea, s agar andinolasses. Why
should we import into our couutiy
about $:i0.000,0(K) worth of vegetables,
being cabbage from Holland, potatoes
from Scotland, potatoes, beans and
peas from Canada? If the farming
interest is w hat we cjuim for it, then is
it proper foi us to import Sl,2X),000
worth of hay and $0,000,000 worth of
breadstuff s and 20,000,000 dozen eggs,
part'y from Denmark and Sweden?
Ve think it is bad policy. The farm
er needs to be cared for first, last and
all the time, in orler that other indus
tries may thrive with him and good
vages be paid to liiTnufacturing oper-:
fives as they go on turning our vast re-
sources from raw material rinto that
which ii necessary for our welfare and
safety in peace or war. Diversified
farming is our only hope aud safe
anchorage at this time, and iu it is thy
whole business. Let the diversified in- .
terest be built up from our own raw
material and means at hand, and tha
people who are engaged iu the work
will consume all the agriculturist pro-,
duces, the market wfil be at home, and
the nation will grow iu prosperity,
whi h U something that no nation has
vet done without diversified interest.
Occasionally w e get some consolatfoa;
froru the columns of the noithcrn press. ;
representing a people . who are supposed
to be so much moreirogressive than wi .
of theSauth are. The riiiladclpbia Pans,
w hich wjparticularly 'fond of crack iug its
w hip over the heads of southern folku,
and of boosting the high civilization lhat .
refiues and ennobles the Pennsylvania.
JJtitchmau, makes a confession that
touches our sympathetic heart. It is all
about good roads. Hays our highly civ
ilized and enlightened contemporary:
Road making is worse done iu the .
United States than any other work paid .
by taxes, except teaching geography and- '
grammar, and our roads arc without ex- -,
ception the wor.t to be found in any
country not se.ni-barbarous. The roads J
of l'en.isylvania are, for instance, Tutin-, .
italy below those of back-wood countries '
like Spain or Italy, r4overty stricken ;
lands like India, where the great mass of
people haveJut one shirt and do not al
ways wear that." ' -
Taa Ne.vs and Observer extends td i
the Press u assurance of its distinguish 1,
ed7-our.niscttuiou on this honest -vuufes. f
siou of the cmditioii of the Peunsylyauia..
highways. It is only necessary for us to -say
that 0 felluw fetliag makes us yvoti
dfotu kind. .Vcxj"-Objcrccr, . ' ;