SitX a Year; in'advaitce.
will happen as long as . twelve men
are required to agree. Th4 bid theory
lW Legislature" no doubt acted
gS8aS78gSSSSgSg8S8 j 11 tai , ??8agrff8. ,wrtb wisely in; submitting the question of
8888oSSSS8SSSSS 1 Hveir be to fart be punished 'until ' i.? Prohibition to a vote of the people.
uecivwoa , .u tuuiuium- liittciiica iuuuu i i nflpR ts a. airnniT nnnniar 1 1 anil inr
the recaieitraai; :oae the . tanoceut some, law that will tend to abate the
elen fy60? - a,fv ni? eviL of intemperance ; and there is
American strode aodt'sensible I k
we mast .capy . some oiher .oi its re- I troublesome question than by sub-
necttonf. . oays this able paper: ;
"The clineine to the UBaDimotij frvstem
is the source of most of the iriciouaoesff
thstbas been: developed io trial byiotji
woue us. eooa . leaiures, i&u io ceuater
baia$ee its bad odes Granted tbat twelve
men are likely to do right when they do
agree, how of tea. do. they dowroag when
The oet earaings of. ths company! dariog
the year, over all expenses interest on.
bonds, etc:, was $11.98$ 17." ..;V-. i.:
DIVOBCB IN NEW iN6tiND-THB
in the rest of the State it is 1 to 19,jtNor is .;:. :The,ToiBnoV Home neither andeiv
the worst of the Reserve in the cities. , The. .-Aii.'-. Vwi Lsln'nfi jWiV;'iih
ot eo w ab o v-i co io o o et
- - I -
ing people originally from New England, is j acttOn of the jLegislaturejnor the
rJ" real point at issue in regard to New
. Asuoaia is e coun u.x HftpQve r ooaQtJ. Jt is , useless to
uuui. uarueiu. luiisuu ouuuuj, xyy-
Tha lor nf inrrn aft- laid -down
1 neotioot, furnishes even more iearrui
statistics than Asbtabdla. Think of.
mitting it to the people at the polls.
The . Stab . would . have cordially
endorsed a very stringent license law,
and we believe nine-tenths of the
Entered at bje JPoetiOQce: at WUmiagton,
JH.,u., as secoagcias8rmsj)eri j ; .
they : do not aefeer That there should be given it their earnest support.
entire unanimity on, the part of a dozen I . But we are ODnosed to the Jaw to
men, of different traits and characters, ,dif vi , , . . A..o
fereat degreea-bf mtellUenceJand -different 1 snbantted to the people in August
stations ot hlef is ta.anaitu ot greater sur- I next, because it savors of class Iegis-
North Carolina. - There is but one
Annan fn. 1i tr rfA BAM 1 nir t.rk' t.flA
people of North Carolina would have w i T trA . " ti.
r. r.'sj :' . ' s , I Divine xLaw. - Human law -allows
mbre than one' cause. : :In this it tfah
by the Lord Jesus Christ is clear, ez-
nlioit nnd irreversible. It ' has 'been
TnnnwA in thA Rnnth bv leWisla. one divoroe.in every eight house?
tors better than anywhere else on hold,?-; What aort of society mist
kii-isw- r T; ki,nWr hA-vfl there b&i where this wcurse Testa ?
that; it" has : been ' Igoored ' even in lecturer says that c
ism,- Mormon'.8m,&OwfUeBiag f rom
. f JVliss feuiW PlatkgaisRbd4U r
over to court .at aionroe ior. givag an ?n -;r
leuainmeBt witnoar. iiceose. ;.? :
: Not to be outdone by the House,
tne senate preseotea Li euteoani uorernor
Robinson with a silver ae Or course there -
rEarelgh;:TOiforWe Ifcaro that
tbel residence 'of Mr." oeeph P4' Gdwdwin ,
nea Holly Spring, was destroyed by fire a
few niffbts ago. ' JH;'vt:r;1 ---
I FayettevUle;ri "te
new school bill which passed the Elonsu by.
a unanimous vote on toe 3J In8l.," Ieyjcs a .
l nf 1191 lunl. ni' tk. .tHlA w.ln.liA. nf
aary t that : either, cannot nr will not.J property, and Sty cent on the poll. Tbia
pnaerswna tne matter in pootrover-r i pre8ent fate.v;; , f
waste time or . words wiin an aaver-
syj itjrj .contents Jtseif with j.smart-
ish'j flings -and, .misrepresentations.
CT hitvA nA, idaflL nf contmuins such
an,?Hl a Blrtlefla 'mtrowerav;f;.i;i,r
treeripve,.- material- 4 n r 1
The snbscrlptionprice of theWERK
Star is as follows : 1 ' :
! intrle Cfopy 1 year, pbitage paid, $1.50
8 : " - ' ' " ' .50
Tf K CAPE Ff AR & YADKIN Vlr
I ... - - -
lky h a ii.ro ad. :- v
The bill to appoint twelve Com
missioners with authority to sell - the
State's interest id the Cane Fear &
-Yajdkin Valley Railroad has passed
bojth Houses of the Legislature.
The following are the; Commis-
siojjers i A. J.. DeRaBset,.of WiU
mil titon : Geo. M.' Rose, A. B.:Wi
1 - a
Harm and A. A. McKethan, "Jr., of
Favetteville; 0. A. Hanna, of
Chathiro; Johns A. Gray and Levi
G.j Scott of Greensboro; Jesse F.
Graven, of 'Surry ' Tyre York, 6f
Wilkes I- G. Lash, of Forsyth;
-Vauehan. of Alleehany; Parks, of
.Randolph. . , . . .
this i4 the billTwith the addition
of three commissioners, referred to
in the Stab of Sunday last, and to
which wer then gave our. indorse
.me'nt. .'1 - " - ' .
No action of the commissioners
prise! ibaa tbat.lbey. bf ud fait i to agree.
Yet by that failure. joTrejuibe, greatest ia-
iustide is" dOBk"ftna"tlwiV.-, some ene ia
wrongeid.llre-fwfeeinle-trouod fir' the
continuance or a system reaumo nnaor
mpus verdicts, is the antiquity of that me
thod:' ' Yet the . greater antiquity attaches
to tne majority system.rtor the. present sys
tem is rather the -result of Tsccldjent; than
design, while it is the offshoot of the
former. .Iri nearly, all th more ancient
systems of trial by jury, 'the majorityTer-
diet was all that .was .required, provided
that not ieas.than twelve agreed.1.1 ' The
evils of the unanimous system-are that in
the bands of one person rests the .power to
subvert justice or retard it... Tbe weakest-
miodea member or tne ury can neutralize
all the intelligence oi tbe otner members
Bribery ot juries, unfortunately, ris not a
throe unknown, even at the- present time
The purchase of one man is sufficient to
effect the dishonest end in view, a disa
greement usually answerinsalllhe purposes
ot a favorable verdict The jury or to-day
is at the complete mercy ot the- fool or the
KBave-reither can, and: ottea does mate
justice a laugiuog stock tt i - fit '&
How lont? this svstem shall continue
depends upon ' . the! j enlightenment
of the people. -As long as ;they are
content, with the remains of a com
pulsory system with its Inquisitorial
Mr.j"Kenneth Rayner came ' near
those fwho were feiirednudeiP the . rbeterarrestedl in the postoffioe in j m the Kaieigh papers.
principles of our best New. England J Washington by a policeman to whom
life.h Is noitnUTer j heLaWlied some 'cuss words.' The
ment ?fe Suppose :the - Sbath : had j gentleman publishes - a long" states
hrncrht thin Aftftriaatton. how f thuch I ment of the matter and ; makes bitter
; There was ' talk; of; pistols and
coffee at'Raleigh between; Sebator; Spfer '
Wtntsker land Representative; VV: H. Dy, .
both of Halifax. ,Dy,-a laigex man, had
assaulted Whitaker,' a small mab. " The '
latter asked the former to meet bim ori
equal terms. . Dy cuuld not see it.f N
powder, burnt. .The correspondence appears
scends and contravebes the.'Diyine.
It is to be regretted that the-South-
o.n n.nnlu hivo nnt. irtfiifltad in atflnrl.
Ution ; because we have doubts as to v . 0a,a, -,n iai ' k of untruth and oncharity would have complaint of ilU tf eatment.,The
J'----7f- Hw of divorce as taught aothori- V?-?
vug uai awluo buu iuu -Dw.va y
because it deprives the State of tens
Commissioners beard - bia -complaint
s- Raleish -Hews Observer , We
coBgratulate the General 'Assembly and the
State uaon the passage of ' the Yujkioa ap
propriaiion ,bill.. -rr- The ibtrd . annual
conveotion of the National Guard Associa
tion bf the TJoited -States is cdw in session
in Philadelphia. North Carolina is repre
sented by the following offlcers of the State
Uuara Adjutant lienernl JonDfione duties.
of thousands of dollars . of xeveDae
with no corresponding ultimate ben
efit ; because it is sweeping and puri
tanical ; and, above all else, because
it is utterly impracticable.
We have no doubt that the law
will be rejected by the people, and
that ; we shall then' secure, at the
hands of the next Legislature, what
we so much need, a law that will
really " do something to check the
growing evil of intemperance.
In the North; as is known to every
one, the law of divorce has been et
cessively . widened and. abused. It
has been so changed and enlarged in
some States as to destroy the sacred
ness and purity of the marital rela
tions, making marriage a mere tem
porary arrangement to be broken al
most at will. That this is true is
bred Ne w EbWnda
fied with statistics and knows where-1 the polictti
of he affirms. " f." : amonnt'dfic
. But this same New England lec
turer is after his kind. He first probes
the festering ulcers of hie people and
exposes them; under the; garish light
of day. This Would have made a man
of any other section or race modest
and hamble; but : not So with your
and dismissed itT The old Judge lest4 Brigadier General M. P. Taylor, Colonel J
anaatsmissea - - - J
hlajr4timerftdteaiened 9 isr on ibe executive t . ,
lt-v- -Kt-.h icwtuee tojinernewr-Hiaies.-:
f. VSUVIll v IvtTbcn A. .-- BaU V aUU
fatal; afceldent occurred. wi Brg ilvyooe--
ti .. lata nru.tr A inn nl t r. " .. m r . . n fla.
W r. . h.
According to the list of Commit-. I bob, ; aged 'IbtfU beventeen years, took ,
. 1 ; . : (dl : ...t..- e I renresehtative New EoErland lecturer. I
onlv too certain. iu a.i.ut.uoa ui .. : . . i
divorce in New England are posi-
tively alarming. The Richmond
Christian Advocate, referring to the
rapidity with which the; New Eng
land divorce machine operates, says:
Ia Connecticut every tevenih - married
person has been divorced..: Sucb a state of
society is almost inconceivable by the peow
nla of South Carolina. . where, 1 in all, the
history of that Commonwealth up . to the
war, but one divorce had occurred. . In
Virginia a citizen who has been discharged
from tbe bonds' of matrimony is 88 rare as
an eclipse. Prance, godless France, even
in the riot and madness of tbe revolution;
did not equal in the ratirr of divorce the
New England Slates of to-day. -These are
not guesses at facts, but citations from offi
cial - reports. . ragan , nome, - uecayeu
It would appear that the grand
military display in Washington on
the 'inauguration of the new Presi
dent has awakened very serious re-
Aontinno omrnf man if Vint h nttrt.lPR
r . ;, A & . v.,, I and from vanous sections of, -the
win naraiy. move, 10 me; ma.ier.
Some weeks ago the, KinsUn .-(ur-
naZ, whose editor; ia a-lawyer, had , ,
-.wt . t 1 longer pi
fJnion.' The simplicity of an earlier
time . is gone. Civio displays - no
w . 1 .
ease, mere mast ue epien-
something to say ir condemnation,; demon8tra.
. . -. -s-.r.- ' . ; tibns, with flamine banners and float- throueh all the veins of social life, could. j "----At ftftnaiBntlv rioint'to
ani j: ' j A out Boston to blush in tbe count and com i,6f .... , ::f--
The Christian Advocate says:
VThe Yankee hvDOcrite. however., grew
careless of his own fragile reputation, and
commenced casting stones at bis neighbors'
sins. . After having finished up the South
(in rebellion against the "New. England
idea'); be begins to pelt .the Mormons for
ineir wicKeaness lureaieuiug m wio tucu
oat unless tney menq ineir ways..
i v.'l We can not follow the subject far
ther now. .: The Mormons are in turn
after; the New England'' saints and
show up -. their hypocraoies and : cor
motions : in true colors, "But .more
tees reported in She Senate, Gen.
Rnnsnm is chairman of the .Com-
inerce and a member of Appropria
tions, Engrossed Bills' and' Library.
Rpnutor Vance lis chairman Vof V the
Committee : to Audit and Control
Cbnticgent Expenses of the Senate,
and i a member of Privileges and
Elections, Naval Affairs and District
of Columbia. v i"-" s , J r; ;"
T -f si:
down Sis fifld for the porpo&a of Bbbbttog a;
hawk. I Being in doubt as to whetber ibe
guu was loaded, he pulled back the ham
mer with "his toot, and; was in tbe act of -blowing
in the, muzzle,, when .bis, foot
slipped and the" rifle was discharged, the
buiiet , knocking oqt bis front". teeth and.
lodging in bis head. -He lived until 10
o'clock the next ' day, when he paid the
penalty of his thougbtlesspess fj.;' r .:;? i
1 Carthage (gazette: T A you.ug
colored . woman, who came to Manly re
cently from Shoe Heel,1 aged only about 21
or 22 years, died there; last Saturday night;
under very distressing circumstances. , She
had only .recently - given birth - to a child;
John G. Carlisle is looming up as a I andii waa tnonghther mmd waaJtffected
formidable opponent df Senator Beck ,fromi this cajse. -She lay in a little .hut,
. , ; . r ! .. - -rr- I alone, without help -or friends, until life
tor tne u o. oeuaiorBnip nuu i leftithe poor, Trau
tuoky Senator Williams is said to
favor Carlisle, because he fears he.
will 1 be in his way unless he gets
BeeVs place.; We hope ; the able
Scotsman will be returned, for he has
bf this at another time.; Pebpla living mathful 1 and useful; Senator.
in el ass houses can; not throw stone He is a thoroughly honest man.
. . w ..... ,.: . J -
with safetv. That is the lesson. - New
But, while we do not think unani
mity of opinion should be required,
we do not ihinkj on - the other hand,'
Damon of con;
ken marital bonds."
wi) be valid until ratified. by the Go- J that a bare majority
vernor and his Council, andly. the
stockholders. And it is proper to
note here that although . the State
o whs 5500 shares and the private
stockholders only 1670, the State is
It is suggested that nitie out of twelve
would be a good proportion. ; t
swamp LAN us.
Mr. E J. Hale mentions, in his let
ter to the Charlotte Memocrdti that rode from bis residence to the capitol
under the charter of the
Company, to cast only half as many
ing pennons and gaudy apparei.
These things might be innocent
enough if they did not mark a J You may raise two questions just
change in the temper and feelings of here:; that the divorces, are" not
the Northern people. They indicate am0Dg the old families, and that
a tremendous change since the pure, Connecticut is the only State given
truly republican days of .Thomas 0yer t0 such follyw and wickedness
Jeffersou, when quietly and alone be jjat jn this you would be mistaken.
Most of the divorces occur: among
It is believed that the commission
's!) in tbe count and com I f . m - -r' 7 I ra annointed bv President Garfield
h.rmnn nrt nnKroi FMnrmnn itn anrl witk .'naaftl tWan? I erB appomieu uy itesmsu. , ,u
. ...... . i I ... I . "' J .1 T J .: ava all
P ; rt-VonflnUa nvrtrtftnnftfl to attena tue xarw uiconuS o.0 .
maledictions upon'1 the followers - of
Joe Smith and Brigham Young:
favorable to a" double currency. They
are Thurman, Evarts and Howe. Howe
is that It was Evarts so from child
hood's hour, and Allen G. is Thurman
as are cast by the private
With the restrictions imposed' by I with ample means.
this bill,' the interests of the Stjte
and! of the private stockholders are
Mr. lulius A.-;Grav, one of the
the immense r swamps . of h louda,
known as ' the -Everglades, are to be
drained by a Philadelphia; company
coraraisisionf'rs, is the President of
Why should not North Carolina endea
vor to' make a like contract as to her exten
sive swamp lands, which Jiave been a sub
ject of legislation as long as 1 can remem
ber, and wmcn- belong totnescnooi iunur
of the Union on horseback and then I the native families, and all New Eng-
took the oath of office. The con- j iand is suffering from ' the curse.
trast between the display and splen- J Hear what Rev. Samuel Dike, a Ver-
(dor ot Washington official life now mooter, said a few weeks ago to a
and the simplicity of other times is as Boston audience in Tremont Temple;
great as tbe contrast between the J "The courts are crowded with unhappy
gaudy splendors of Imperialism un- SS; A pasVor once spoke
Mr. Albert Fink has written a reP
ply to Jndge BlackV speech oh mo- fbr the occasion.
nnnnin ' Mf TTinlr roTori1 mnnonnlv I '--"' ' "" ' TZZZZTZ
rithAr ft & blesBiriff'than otherwise. I Mr. Abram S.. Hewitt has foi ward-
He shows some important errors in I ed hie check for $100 to Mr. Marshall
Judge Black's figures, and insists I Jewell1 chairman : of the National
that the "railroad monopolists have "J Republican Committee, to aid in
oommitted no lobberies at all," as is ascertaining tbe authorship ot , tne I count? of Vance is siid to be giviog the
poor, Irau body and -ebe uied
without a pitying hand to give her aid from
any of ber color.: Kenneth Ray, aged -
78 years, died. yesterday morning, in this
county. He was a venerable and respected
citizen whose loss will be sorely felt. t
; ; Warsaw Brief Mention : L We
announced several weeks ago, upon in for- .
mationj we thoueht entirely reliable, the'
death of Wm. .Yernon, Esq., of Wayne
county J . We are glad to learn that the in
formation was incorrect. -Two little
negroes, whose mother lives on the lands of
R. Blackmore, two ur three ; miles north'of
this place,' and ; who frequently works oat
by the day, wandered off on Saturday the
26ih of February in search of their mother,
it is supposed, who was absent on that day, -at
work in the woods. - They did not re
turn, and search has" been made ! in vain.
They, 1 doubtless, have perished ere this.
- We learn that the dead i body of a ne
gro child was found in tbe Six Runs a few
days ago, supposed at first to be one of the
lost children. - . - d ;: - y i .
. Oxford Free Lance: We trust,"
the News ani Observer and the " other Ra
leigh papers will publish as soon. as possi
ble,, from day to day, the mot important
bills which have become laws during. the
present Legislature. The distribution
of the various offices in the proposed new
charged. He says 201,000,000 bush
els of grain were transported by rail,
and that an additional tax '.would
famous or infamous Morey letter.
lb Farmer ana Flabermen's BUI
and BUI supplemental Tnareto.
For convenience of reference- we give
COnPSLLG OTKN TO 16BBK.
Sometime ago the Stab had some-1
thing to say about the jury' system.
and: the attacks made upon it from
The vast swamps of North Caroli
na ought!: to be drained.?:1 There are
many hundreds of thousanda of acres
that could be reclaimed, f In almost
every Eastern county .there are large
bodies of swamp lands; that are ex
tremely rich and could be utilized for
agriculture. Mr. Hale says' the Phil-
der Louis Naooleon and the prevail- to the judge, in the lull of business, one day only make $5,829,000, and Mat so tar
e .u-t:j-.:i a member, I think, of his church, and 1 fm 'mbblnsf theT.haTe not beeo Paid I henwith certified copies otitha. 'Farmers
ins customs of the Presidential court
of this oountry now.
But we are really interested in
knowing that the changes are not
occurring without comment and ex
pressions of regret.- If the tendency
in the direction of show and pomp
continues each succeeding inaugura-
timA in Lima in Enclish DaDera. Re-
. " i I nrlolnhiann ar tfi rpRfiive onchalf of I tion mast eclinse all Others. Until a I ih. nlw mid nf th kind reoorted in that
some bqdsiuiv i -j . . . i n . . L ' i wv r . w
chief-justice , of the State. Another man
annroached. xcuse me a moment said
ttm indire. In less than three minutes the
indue turned to the minister and said: . 'Do
you know wnat l nave , ooner x uavo ui
vorced a couple quicker than .you ever mar
ried onel There is a daunhter of a pros-:
Eerous farmer, still a young ; woman, - who
as been divorsed from three husbands,
each of whom is living and married to
another wife," while ' she has "lately been
married no a fourth husband. JMor is mis
. i i
:XZ?Z S TirV win be gathered tt. Oo
iiiirinV an unaniinitv in verdicts. I be says, cover about twelve million capital of the Union, and then what r courts.; Young people coolly . reckonon menijfSays.
for wbat they have done, s The;total
grain crop for 1879; is placed i at
4,424j000,000. , The total shipped by
rail is a small per centage of this vast
amount. It is urged that because of
the excessive charges' of railroads so
small a part of the crop was sent to
of Farmers and
raiL The', Baltimore
and Fishermen's Bill" and the Bill Supple
mental tnereto: ; - ; t f
.i-i I : : : AN ACT - - rr :
for the Better Protection
Fishermen. '' I
Iht General Amnily of North Carolina da
enact:. , .. : ( .:,..":.":
"TSeci 1.- That it shall be unlawful for the
Board of Aldermen or otner proper au-
tboritieaof the cities of iWilmirigten, Tar-
boro and Newborn to impose or collect any
American, noticing Mr. Fink's argu-j tax on or for the sale of fresh meats, beef,
nor, mutton, same, uaq, uyavwo, tioiuo,
rnuirinfr an nnaniuliwV
ThJ nhl .v of treatihff iuries as if acres. We do not know the number Mr. Randall, of the Augusta Chroni
m i . ' . ..." ; I '' '": . m
,h-i wa deaervinff of actual pun- ot acres now coverea oy swamps iu cte, m a recent .eu-er irom aDutuS
,Hhment because thev could not agree i tbis State,- but there must be several ton, says when he witnessed tbe brave
WNnc thnnirht to be a ereat I minion acres., io snow now very usr- array on t,ne n oi iurea uu m .u-
out age. The system that demands these lands are we may mentiotf stinctively, "It seems to me that the 8eb8Kiaia,;
.m-i oKn nMa n ir.ir I that a gentleman in Halifax, county nev Nation has come." He adds: 1 in Vermont m tne opim
thai twelve, men shall agree or there
shall be a mistrial,' is' probably; the
greatest- absurdity that ever got into'
a court of , justice, ij It : is abaolutely
hoai-y with age ?and is invested with
a sanctity in the eyes of judges and
lawyers that would make it criminal,
even in an editdV,' to suggest that an
improvement might be made,or that
the inquisition was still in force in
the Courts., . - ..
Why should a jury be Xoreed to
agree or be punished ? It is punish
ment the - way - 'hung ' juries are
treated ordinarily. VVe find a timely
intelligent discussion- of the aub-'
in that" able5 Philadeipnia ite
ican weekly,-the Jwfica. . Re-
ferring to the compulsory method of
compelling juner to agree,, it says: '
"All manner i of -ways were' devised to
make-the jaryjicpme- to an . agreement,
whetber they were willing or noL, The
jury during their deliberations, were .de
prived of meat, drink, fire, and light . in
order,' as -Blaekstone facetiously puts: it,
'to avoid iBtemperance and eauteiess de
lay.' I To keep a man locked apia a eold
room, without fire, and to deprive him of
fund and drink.' were well calculated to
avoid any Uanecessary delay on the part of
the victim, mere is reason to aoum,
though, that they were; as serviceable Jn
securing a conscienuooa uiscuarge ot uuijr
as unanimous verutciB. s (, :
This has reference more to past:
practice than to present usage. .There
is more common sense-and justice-
now in the mashsrof dealing .with
disagreeing juries.! It is no - longer
the case that;:thev are; kept, under
watch for many days and Subjected
to great mi.i-
truej they are guardedilor a day or ao,
and often suffer no little, but this'
reclaimed some twenty years ago
some; thirty acres or more in a pocosin
that was near his house, and he made
more: than one 'hundred bushels of
oorn ; to the acre on this i reclaimed
land. - Rev. Mr. .Sanderlin, as was
mentioned in the.STAB reoently, made
over sixly: bushels . of prime-rice to
the- acre on reclaimed land.
- TbereMs no tdddbt of the. extreme
fertility of thejaxnp4arjds, and; no
doubt, we suppose,; of :the possibility
to drainand reclaim' tbem.xil Why,"
then,'-' can. this not be - done .? Mr.
Hale thinks a'eqntract similar to that
made with the Philadelphia company
might be madevfor -Nbrth'VCaroliha.
ring to these
The new Nation has come indeed. How
long it will endure or into . what, imperial
shape it will develop 1 ao pot Know, a nere
.may be reaction. New England is already
restive, and the mumpnai entrance or uar
field into office, as though he were Impera
tor. has shocked even Edmunds and Hoar.
They are aghast at their own work and may
retrace their steps. Tne jsoutn must wait
divorce in contractine -marriage. A Ver
mont couple' married "on i trial ' for six
months,' agreeing to get a divorce 'if either
party did not like. An advertisement ap
peared in a Boston newspaper for some
time : ; 'Divorce legally and quietly- ob-
tainftd. Can nav bv installments. - Uut or
t one term oi court,
nioo of members of
the bar, all hut one were collusive." . .-i
not tms . snooping . w
In the land of steady
habits in ' the Very' centre of ; Pori
tanism, where two hundred years ago
women , were put to . death because
and see what Is best for her to do. There suspected 1 of being Witcnes, , ana
will be some startling transformations and a peopiere banished because of their
breaking up of the ice in our political j Fwr . : V ; , -. i : . , , i v i .
JSeva.- Liater on it win oe time enougn ior i rengiouf? opinions ,
Time :; develops some '. remarkable
changes. The shaking of the politi
cal kaleidoscope reveals some strange
shif tings of color and form. A year
ago it was believed that the South
must look to the great Northwest for
its 8UDDort and cooperation. : Now
- . . . . .
whero the most
stringent and absurd; "Blue Laws";
were in foreh and where liberty of
conscience was not tolerated in this
land of 'culture and riches the marir
tal relation is brought into, oontempt
and divorce. becomes a trade. What
is the upshot of this ? Cnme is j in-
creasm 2 rapidly. . Said the lecturer'
maae'ioiortrrrouna. you may hear it said often that the " " ft ,f,:om . ' ; v i
Jml timeUs coming-perhipKrapidlyH DeWwMrh1
ese laotfV?!! '-v,-; when New England will be our true ber of chUdren born yearly out of wet!
"Caanol our legidatore ddrsomething in I . . -a -M'.A 1 bad doubled the ratio in ten- years. i ne
the way, of reclaiming these, swamp lands auy.0 .out, iu . wa uieuwmq uQ , . destruction of nnborn me was raster tnan
with convict labor ? If not, Wen the Board
of Education -oaght to - bet authorized" to
have them drained by outsiders be the best
terms that can be obtanred.;
die o States and the:; Northwest ; are
growing with great rapidity. " : . j
The Enterprise Cotton . Manufac
turing Company, of Augusta, Ga.",
held its annual meeting on Wednes-
ever. and pbvsicians spoke with' great in
dignation of : the wicked practice of some
church members in murdering the inno
cents. And 'nearly all this increase of foul
Crimes la aUlUU IMC Ul irvrvii(ui.
Senator David Davis did a hand-
Home thihg yesterday, as may be seen
by referriBg to our Washington tele- av last.- The President, in bis re
grams.; ue aecunea tne posiupn oi pruiietatea-abaridaring. year, grene :ana .-Tottennew pwTaun. rr. e,,
Unairmau Ol uu.iwv vuiuuin- i it..,- I ttn -inm-An-a of 220.000 OieiY. ; 1UB leuiuici bmu uiwiw
"Bat there are' some; points " which Mr.
Fink ignores. ; If it. bef conceded byt him
thmt ft5.829.000 of tolls are" levied by the
railroads by an addition of Ave cents on the
hundred pounds, it must iouow mat taree
times that sum is laid by adding fifteen
cents, or $l7,4S7,Od0; : If twenty nents pays
the road a fair price, and enables them to
make a profit, thirty-five- ceuttr is .a tax
levied by monopoly. - Leaving out of; the
question tbe possibly - exaggerated , figures
ot Judge Black, and admitting that .Sec
retary Windom, the Seriate eommittee and
tbe Chamber of Commerce of New York
have all gone wide of the; mark, yet what
Mr. Fink admits is surely enougb-to pall for
protective legislation against monopoly..
For by his ' showing 17,487,000 of tsharge
is laid on grain alone, moving in One direc
tion; that Is,; to the? seaboard kr. tax so
heavy that by-the same figures only about
one-tenth, of .. the crop seeks exportation at
all. He makes no account or otner ireigut .
or of freight moving. in the opposite diree
tion. t --i9cd3tvie- io -rjiCfc ,
: 3Some of thoiNationvBahere
swift to Withdraw 6me of theircur'
rency from ' Circulation .whenne
FuingbUlpassed. r.NoVIthaU ft
has been vetoed by Hayes the same
banks are krfocking' at" the dbdrs of
the Treasury, and asking that their
currency t surrenderyd : shall be re
stored: to thewlTheliPbUadphia
2Tmea-says of this Teoest. )
"It matters- little how " the point may be
decided, for tbe law will surely decide it
before the next Congresf shall lie in aea
Anei raci wh.wb
garden truck and all farm products, on any
of the streeu or alleys thereof, from wagons,
carts, shops or stores. Or td in - any manner
interfere with the sale oi tne aoove nameu
articles.-'" : -. . '
Sec i 2. Any person - or persons violating
the provisions of .the above section of this
article shall be deemed guilty of a misde
nteanorr and, on conviction before any jus
tice of the peace, be fined not less than fifty
dollars and imprisoned not less than thirty
days for-each and every offence, i; 7;
- Sec. 3. That all laws and clauses of laws
in conflict with .this act .are .bereby, re
pealed. , "" H'"f9":
Sec. 4. This act shall be in force from
and after its ratification. ;r;.
'In the General Assembly read three times
and ratified this the 5th day of March, A.
Dn1881., : .-.
The degradation of. females is in- I banks have played theplay of disturbers of
evitably .progressing.,, Morality rl is
gradually falling to pieces; nd -gan-p l faction of all that there must fae a 'positive
law lo uue auco unceruuu uwiuub ""irT
...'f.n. him bv thftDemocraU . - . , !, .' a .'. k ftnnin "Yankee notion" that be- , SitGaruett Wolseleyi'the late Sir worge-
., y 7 . i yaras oi gooaa ana po,uuu puuuuo ua. i - , i QeHey ftnd gir Frederick itooerts are air. ox
ana requesiea tv -ouusmuHuu i . i t. j. Tr0posed to increase the 1 ginning iu vHuuecuvin. - Anan 01n ana xnsaianuaeB.
Senator Garland who, as the ra
member of ,:the Committee, is really
entitled ito :the position; Senator
Davis also announced bis-intention
of voting with the . Democrats in re
organizing the Committees - as pro
posed.; - . .
1 . r . - . i. . ; .Kht tj.- JWnolnfl and into 1 the leading commander io me
to ouu looms ana oa,ouw Bpiuuies. i "'-&- : ,. .
Hero is what was . done during 1880:
"Bales of eoods manufactured, .4,283;
pieces, 88,853; pounds, i,i8,8o4't yaras,
4.527,073; average looms running,- 264;
average yards per. loom per aay, oo ou-iw:
average production per day, 14.928; cotton
consumed. 2.919 bales 1,137,849 pounds;
average cost of cotton, 1113-101 cems peri
army till Colley was killed, and all distin
guished as fighting generals.- Exchange.
the West wherever New Englanders
had settled.;,. We quote:
"Iu the Western Reserve, comprising the
l.la nnftham innnti of OhlO. ' Settled
mainiv bv emitrTanta who went from Con- f have ' reflected immortal : . honor oa
necticut, containing, it issaid, a purer New wWiK mi. . Tta rrimentB" have
.trwb- ih.n mn he fonnd in the en- J""811 arms. XIS regiments nave
tire country, unless it be ia parts of Maine; j been conspicuous for their splendid
The great Duke of WeUingtoa?at
Irish : also. The trutb is the , Irish
There is' now-only one pOBtofSce U,00nd8; average hands employed. 252; Bg- the ratio of divorces tomairiages was 1 to
iuthiacouDty. I Igregate'of wages paid haidst $61,399 54. 1 11 for the two years 1878 and 1879, while I gaawry.
Henderson managers no little trouble
A number of young Oxford gents left last
week for tbe commercial college at Pough
keepsie, N. Y. It is not to be wouder
ed at that the Kittrell people are vigorously
opposing the new county. With Hender- .
son a CBunty seat, good bye to the growing
prosperity of Kittrell. It will be speedily
swallowed up. The "Senator 'from .
Granville" (Radical) reached home last .
Monday.: No pay, no work, according to
-- Charlotte Observer: A private
telegram received io tbe city yesterday an- ,..
nounceBtbe death of Mr. Martin Wi Phi
fer in New York, his death resulting from
the performance of an operation, removing -stumor
from his side. Mr. Pbifer was a
citizen bf Concord, but was almost as well
known Ihere as at home. J ust listen at ,
the Wilmington Stab when it talks about
the ''Best' man who u to build ithe
Western North Carolina Railroad to Paint
Rock and Duckto w n, and bathe tbe fetlocks
of the iron horse in Pigeon river in an in
credibly shot t time. The Wilmington ,
Stab incidentally remarks: "The press of
the State should never Ut this matter rest.
The editors should unite," etc. Lord bless
you ( when did the editors of North Caro
lina ever "unite'' on anything f ; We have
a; press association so-called wbicu nas
become' little more than an annual frolic,'
and by this course it dwarfs the' Influence
of the ''fourth estate" Jn North Carolina
below a first-class pigmy show: j.
Weldon News: ' It is "reported" -that
the postmistress at Enfield and at Bali- .
fax will shortly be removed from office for .
political reasons and that others, more ac
ceptable to the party, will be appointed iu - ! .
their placed -On Wednesday, the 2d
inst at Gaston, the gin house of' Mr. John
H.: House took fire and. burned,; destroy- .
ing a large ; amount of property, among
Which was was an engine, gin and fourteen
bales of cotton. We leara that a ne
gro came very near being roasted alive on
tha nlaatation of CaDt' A. Garibaldi near
Crowells, last Sunday. - Negro like, be built , .
a large fire, before' which he toasted .him
self until he-began "to feel good, when be
fell into a sound sleep The house caught 7,;
fire and a large- portion of the top bad .
burned before it was discovered,; when
several men arrived and extinguished ibn . ;
flames.) The door. was. forced-open nd
tbe slumbering son of Africa was found to , r
be fast asleep, unconscious of all that had .
happened.; K iteift s '
. 1 Raleigh" UirewJtbteherbi The -bill
that passed the Senate on the subject
of prohabition Is In substance as follows: '
The fir at section makes it a misdemeanor,
punishable by a fine not less than $100 and
not more than $1,009, with imprisonment.
at the discretion ot : the court, ior any per
.y ; -AN ACT SUPPLEMENTAL J .
to an Act entitled an Act to provide for the
Belter Protection of Farmers and JTisner
menj "...j::. n:,'r''-:Z-i:
' TEXvTa- -Tha onln nnrnna and &im nf an
ff fMj vno. .Mnt v.w r.-
act entitled V'An Act to) provide for the
better protection of - Farmers and Fisher
men," passed during the present session of
the General Assembly, was to prevent op
pression and extoron an dto enable ven
deraoilresn meats, Deer. porK, muiwo,
game; fish; oysters, clams, garden truck,
and all farm oroducts. to sell the same upon
any of the streeu of the city of Wilmington,
Tar rro'Tuid' Newborn, or from wagons,
carts, shops or stores, and not to be forced.
Io sell tbe same irom tne staus oi tne n n-
mington market House uompany, or any
other , Market House Company t or to pay
tribute! to said corporation; therefore, the
General Assembly of North Carolina do
enact: 5 - - - -' V' . '
x Swrrios 1; That "section lat of said act
shall not be construed' to Interfere with tbe
nmiwr aanitArv resalations adoDtcd bv the
Mayors- and Boards of Aldermen of the I son to manufacture, buy or sell in this
cities of Wilmington, of TarbOro', and of J state any spirituous or malt liquors, except
New Berne, under tne direction oi tne city-1 wines and ciaer, omerwise tnan auoweu. m
nhvaieiana and boards of health, and shall
not be construed to exempt dealers in such1
articles; from tLe payment of the usual
license tax to said cities and towns; but so
dealer shall be forced to pay any tax what
ever, directly or Indirectly,; for the benefit
of the Wilmington, Market House Com
pany." 1 i ' - --rV;".-; p1-':'"":" ' ' " --'
Sec. 2. Section 2nd of. said act shall be
amended by substituting tbe word "or" in
the place of "and" in the fifth line of said
section before tbe word ' "imprisoned" and
after the word "dollars." I . a " s ;
J Sec. 3. All laws and clauses of laws in
conflict with this act are hereby repealed.? .
Sec. 4. This act shall be in force from,
the date of its ratification.f" " - ' -
r. In the -Geoeral Assembly, read three
times and ratified this, the 7th day of
March, A. D., 1881,
: I " v I - - '; ": " - : ' I'- ::' V - . -i
the act j Tbe second section prescribes that
liquors may be sold for medical, chemical -
and mechanical : purposes J by druggists. -apothecaries
and physicians, duly licensed,'
who shall not keep on hand a greater quan
tity that thirty gallons, nor sell . a greater :
quantity to any person at one time than one
gallon. 1 The county commissioners are to
grant licenses to not more than five pbysi,
cians, druggists, etc., in the county, who
shall sell only for the purposes; indicated, U'
etc., etc. .The act is to t go into effect on
tbe first day of October, 1881," but if at an
election to be held in Augustt he -people
vote "against probibition,"-no one is to be
punished for violating any bf its provisions. -The
act contemplates total abstinence, ex--cept
as to wines and cider, and except .
when spirituous liquors are prescribed as a -medicine,
or perhaps as a tonic. .