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WM. H. BERNARD, - Editor and Proprietor.
Friday, June 3d, 1881.
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specimen copies iorwaraea waw
PROHIBITION AND XHB BEPCB-
"The fears entertained by many good
men, that the Republican party wouia Beize
upon the present agitation of the prohibi
tion question to secure the reins of State
: government, have been scattered to the
four windB of heaven, by the action of the
Republican Executive Committee in Ra
leigh last week." Durham lobacco Plant.
on the question of prohibition, though
not yet fully developed, was clearly
foreshadowed, we think, at the meet
ing of their State Executive Com
mittee held recently; in Raleigh. A
majority of the committee apparent
ly were opposed to 'taking ground as
,a party against prohibition, bat we
are informed that there is but one
member of that body who will sup
port the measure 3 at the polls. ; A
oAmmitloa waa flnnninted to OODBlder
the question of adopting anti-prohibition
as a party measure, and will
report, to the general committee later
in the campaign.
Before the first Thursday in Au
nmst iho Rfinnblioan nartv will be
b - r
almost a unit against prohibition.
m -m-w mm m mm . . m
vv e verily oeueve tnat not iea buau
four-fifths of the Republican vote
polled in August will be on that side.
The Republicans of North Caroli
na are looking ahead, and it will be
well for pemoerats who desire the
continued supremacy of Democratic
principles to Keep an eye on meir
' crafty enemies. I -
Wait until the next meeting of the
Republican State Executive Commit
tee, when we think oar Durham con
temporary will find that "the fears
entertained by many good men" have
not been without good cause. .
jr. o. Dince me ioregoing wan
written we find in the, Xfeuos & Ob
server the following extract from
letter to the New York Times by its
Raleigh :w correspondent. . This cor-
rafmnndent is Mr. .T. G. Tx. Harris! who.
! we believe, is also Secretary of the
Republican State Executive Commit -
' tee: ; 1 :: ' y "v-: '
"It Iook3 very much as if the campaign
against Prohibition will be run by leading
Republicans. Mr. Cooper is chairman of
the Anti-Prohibition State Committee. A
newspaper ; appeared yesterday in oppo
sition to Prohibition and another is to ap
pear this week, edited by a colored man,
' which is inteaded to circulate exclusively
among the colored voters. Dr. -J." J.
Mott, the new chairman of the Republi
sh can State Committee, is here, and hopes
- mat me outcome oi we present agitation
of the liquor question will result in a Re
publican Legislature next year. He will
cll bis committee together again about
the loth of this month, with the view or
. issuing an address against prohibition upon
the ground taken by Messrs. Badger, Boyd
. aod O'Hara, thus putting the Republican
party officially in the field as the opponent
of the bilL The leading Democrats of the
Slate are either in favor of prohibition or
are keeping silent for fear of being retired
to private lite. The situation is Buch that
if the prohibition men continue the fight
the Democratic party will be reduced to a
minority in this state. Resolutions exprea
sive of the views of the Convention were
adopted. There is to be no lack of funds.
and the campaign is to be an aggressive
one." - "'!'
'ruD 'rtfi di nvru nw wa a wn4-t3
We print to-day an article from
the Charlotte Observer in order to
give the Mayor and Board of Alder
men of that city the full benefit of
their explanation of the ordinance pub
lished and commented on in the Stab
some ten or twelve days ago.
If the Mayor and Board of Alder
men of Charlotte are willing to go on
recoru as ine amnors or. anoramance
that is acknowledged
1 1 .1 I"l In jT. f AM. -Vt ..A.
to oe ot no
allow them the privilege of doing so
through the columns I of the Stajk.
They have the right unquestionably
to say that they -"thoughtlessly i-in
sertea" in an ordinance a "silry. piece
ui uuiumuueu legislation. v.
It is passing strange, however, that
the law-makers of 4 Charlotte have
been so. tardy with their, explanation.
It has been about a month since the
ordinance was passed and . the "silly
piece of unintended legislation" muBt
have arrested attention as soon as the
ordinance appeared in print.
kper;Bj9Tjlt has been
i ibe time , i the Ordinance
was passed that is would be amended
at the first meeting of the board."
Now, if we are not very much mis
taken there has been a meeting of the
Board since., that ordinance was
passed, but no steps were taken for
its repeal or amendment. If we arev
in error in , this impression we will'
gladly make, the proper correction. ;
Now, concerning the legality ! of
the ordinance: " Of cdarsS'we did not
suppose such a law could be enforced.
-: . , I
because it seemed to ns that the
Charlotte prohibitionisU were scrblind
in their eal that they were willing to
co even beyond the law in their at-
tempt to enforce prohibition. .
COninBNCBnENT ANO OTHER - ,
"; - 1SPBBCUES. .
The following from the Richmond
Christian Advocate contains a lesson
it is necessary to impress upon the
youth of our country. It is to rely
upon themselves anduot npon others;
to be honest in dealing with others as
well as honest in dealing with them
selves.' But to the letter :
I -"GKonoiA, April 23, 1881. '
' "Hon. J. J. Lafaiv-Dear Sir : If your
business will permit, I would be pleased to
have you write - me a speech to deliver at
the Commencement at , 1 .have
heard you, and know that you are to be
considered as a first-class orator. 1 1 am re
quested by some of the best me v to ask -a
speech ot you. lioping ior a lavwraoio rn
ply, I am with much respect yours, r ;
"It is feared the 'business' of. the; first
clajs orator' will not permit him to return, a
'favorable reply.' Dr. Haygood, what ii
fame ?" ; ' j- ; : - - z'v:i
I The gifted Lafferty has his name
batchered in the first place. He is a
distinguished minister of the Gospel,'
and yet so depraved isthe Southern
appetite for titles that he is no longer
Rav. J. J. L., but 'Hon." We can
not imagine a greater insalt. We
would as leave be called "Kttrnel.
We are glad to see there is a reaction
against the senseless and Wide-spread
abuse of titles. The editors of the
land are the greatest offenders.- In-4
stead of banishing all titles from their
papers they make every other man a
"Kurnel," every Superior Court Clerk
a "Jedge," every member of the Le
gislature an "Hon.," if he happens to
be rich or tainted with a smell of the
so-called American "ari8tocracy,,,
which is about the most ridiculous of
all the ridiculous pretensions of the
American character. ;'. The. result ?s
the men who are entitled to be ad
dressed as Judge or Colonel are - dis
honored by the abase of words. Stran
gers smile at once when a titled in
dividaal stands around. He is looked
npon at once with suspicion, as being
a pretender, a humbug. .
; The idea of young men or. boys
spouting other people's speech es is
-an old custom, but one to be more
honored in the breach than in the
observance. It must lower any one
in his own esteem when he does such
things. Parents are guilty of a real
offence against morals and inftiot a
serious injury npon their offspring
when they write the compositions or
speeches of their children for them.
Better five lines of the crudest matter
In the crudest style, self-prod need,
than reams of rhetoric ? stolen.
Practice will make any man of fair
parts a. ready writer. But purloin
ing thoughts and language degrades
and keeps a person in eternal leading-
; We have seen so much of this get
ting! others to write for you, or known
so much literary thieving, that we
have; grown quite sceptical. -When
we hear a speech we suspect it . is
stolen, unless wa know the speaker, is
capable of producing such : an effort.
We puce sat beside the Rev. Dr. Wm.
Closs on a grand speaking; occasion.'
Several speeches had been delivered.
and they had all. the marks of ma
turity and fine ability and were writ
ten in the style of men gifted with
literary skilL Presently a ybong
man pronounced, a speech if ull ;bf
thought and fire and yet somewhat
rude and unfinished. It gave promise
of after success, perhaps, distinction
The Venerable Doctor turned torus
and said, as the youth' concluded ' his
earnest oration. "That ' s
like the young man; wrote, it than
anything I have heardw'' ' Just. so,
That: young; man is succeeding. I IJSe
is relying on himself.
' We saw recently in a certain South
ern paper an editorial, full of 1 literary
information, acuteness f thought,
learning and critical insight." '- It had
all the ear-nnarks of having been prq-:
duced at home. " There waff pdigh
of quotation or of indebtedness, land
yet it was; stolen the thOdghtsi An
most of the language were stolen and
from i the greatest
artist. I That "editor had good' taste.
We shall never be able to give? hum
credit for anything else he does and
l shall suspect alikex his own as "well
as his borrowed thoughts audi dress!
But '-'Hon." J, J Lafferty did righK
He did not write that speech, and the
young Georgian ? must strut in -some'
uuujiicubd lusiiviiuai piuuicg iiiu
those of the witty and able editot of
the Kiohmond Advocate, i-o ui.i
"Act well your part, there 'the honor lies. "
i It fis known that, many of, ! the
speeches made in the U. S.-Congresi
are the work of professional jour
nalists1 who: write tbem ' for ' the dis-H
tinguished "Hpnorables" for a: con
BED BUGS, BOACHEa. Rats. mice,.
anis, nies, vermin, moBqaitoes, insects, .,:
cleared out by "BonRh on Rats," 15o boxes
at ornggisis. 1; i-, tV!: .
if? . .'
w .. m m t ;
Daringlhe first f fteen years undef free
idori, that 18, f rc 1865 to 1880. the nnmb
of , bales produced was 66,433.335 "JHqr Ji-
em Item i:' l
W preached a little sermon otJour
own in these columns recently about
the folly of raisiog so muQb cotton
at the expense of 1 tho 'dereals 1anI
other cropi : iltthe South had ;pro
ducedbut 40,00000a balea instead of
nearly 57,000,000 ft'would have ob
tained more actual :mobey and : been
far better -oil in 'many, paitioulars.
But there is nothing like the blind
ness of the cotton fanatic. ..He would
be miserable if be raised his own
breadstuff s; "hog and hominy," and
stock and cattle. He prefers to buy
his pork, look to Kentucky and Ohio
for his horses and mules, and. fetch
his pay from the same : section, to
raising it at home and being inde-
pendenu. Hundreds of farmers pre- I
fer to hay two prices for supplies by
buying on a credit, and have a decided
fondness for mortgages even of land
as. well as crops to be grown t hereafr
-iSr- 5 S5 r
An intelligent bunnessmaa of this
city said to us that thSJS;dain"k Would
be the richest country on the globe it
it only would save what it makes.
That went at once to the centre of
tbematter.:T1iet,nfF,i9 made btit
it goes to pay Northern bills . for a
thousand articles that ought to be
manufactured at home.. It goes for
extravagances of one kind, and an
other, and for fertilisers, hay, bacon,
and so on, that ought to be raised in
the South, and it is a shame audi re-
pToaoh to its iatelliirjence that such is
not. the case., : ;? ' -: y ".v
V! Suppose the South' made one half
of the cotton, does .not every, fairly
intelligent man who reneclB .-know
that in a few' years cotton would
fetch twice or thrice what it fetohes
to-day ? Why, the Sooth can abso-j
lately eontfol the cotton markets of
the .world .and dictate its own terma.
Was it not shown . daring the war
thai Europe could not - do without
Southern , cotton f , eithei Egypt,
nor India, Bor Sooth America, nor
all combined, can supply the' demands
without the South.; Except in Egypt
the cotton . grown is far below the
Southern, standard. .The ,Engluh
manufactnrers got terribly sick of
Surat cotton. Have you forgotten
how ravenously the ootton spinners
were' immediately after the war and
to what very high prices ootton rose,
nearly .fifty cents or quite per pound?
Five years pursuance in a course of
voluntary repression 90 thst not over
3,500,000 bales should be made and
cotton would never range below
twenty cents, and, would range,upon
an average, we . believe, oitweaty-
five cents. -r--,.T
. I Now calculate the saving of cost in
labor,' food for; horsesi fertilizers,
agricultural implements, &c, between
making 'twice 3,000,000 bales and
that cmount only. : Mark yon, just as
much money would ie realized frpm
the small crop as the laree.- Presi
dent Morehead, of "the Mississippi
yalley Cotton Planters fAsaooiation,
in an address published recently gives
some figures that cotton planters
should consider. Speaking of the
last crop he says: v '
J 'We will estimate that the crop has
averaced all round 8 cents per pound,
whieb would give us, for 6.500.000 bales, or
2.600,000,000 pounds, $208,000,000. or the
remarkable showing of f 12,000,000 less than
we got for a o.ooo.oou bale crop."; u
- This is dremarkable. and-yet! it
Dight 'not; tofjsurpri8e0 'afej'qW Wljo
has ever examined tbd statistics. We
mentionedl f e'w" "dayi ago tnarihe.
crop of 1873 the smallest crop that
l hid been raised since the warended
np to that titite fetched several mil
bonr. dollars more ihan f the fargest
erop jgwwn and that-exceeded ' it if
we are correct in oureqpiiBcviQn, oy
some million and half bales. Is it
hot then', a very suicidiil. boursetd
rais such large ootton crops- at such
immense : expense : . when' half- the
amotfnt iof' oottott' : wbald '-sell -Tor
t Af ter daloaiatinp; ihe vast . savijog
in: a small, crop n . the articles , men
tioned,above, theft extend your iMaV
halations farther Ssppoaeiyou take
al the land now blanted in the gtekt
Excess" tf- crop ahdpuf 2it id1 pom,
wheat, oat8 hay, ryefco. ThVSonih
.will I at , a once beoome a shipper , of
breadstuff 4 n d -ood for animals.
Suppose ibatj; sheep, hpsbandry man'
facturibg,' arealso'pursuei vig
oronSlf.C' Suppose the iron and : dop
per and wboa .h', wooknWttonl7:
ate alt manniactuiea at homev ooeaft
descendant of Soldmon to know-that
years the richest ooohtry on theclobe?
I?o as aur.ftsmf ss, f rjed said save
what iy oaf make; .''do '6t send " iv
JBDroaa aa iast aa yon, maKO t 19 ,pay:
f6r articles purobased, tiine-lenlhs f
u.vvt.: - v . v, 1 ; . v ,1
Which ought tQ be produced M home,, I
"uuring f ne : lasi nueen yeara oi slavery
the South raised 46,675.691 bales of cotton.
artiole, there is no practical .utility in
mers will continui in their ;rd unis4
Each niai says it cannot, be
i Thoinds t b4:ang.f i.to rtieir
commission . merchants ana . must
make all. the r ootton .they joau. . The
emixi&fiealtkv reeu Deration of'-the
w . .. ; -1 an . ,, in
change of y8tem..-Tbe; farmers as a
class will not bV richer -under- a sys
tem tbatprotf-ees JcbtCbn , thai lells,
for eight cents and that forces them
to keep'! their lbr bes, ' wheat
fieldf, hay meadows,, .and smoke
houses in the Northwest.; We have
presented these views in some shape
for the last ten years nearly, s We are
glad to know that what we, have hejd
in editorial after editorial is tie opin
ion of President, Morehead... He says:
"la order to decrease cost of cutton piu
duction the planters must save the millions
they pay out, bjf raisiog tbeir own wheat,
hay, corn, pats andUve.atoc." yj,,..;,.
This is the truth, the whole truth,
and nothing but. the truth. V The Au
gusta Chronicle takes the "teachings
of Mr, Morehead nnd applies them at
home, , It sayp: y.i
"InWs ! immediate section i we have
ample evidence, pf the truth, .of what he
says. There has neen an immense quanti
ty of Western .'and Northern bay sold
throughout Georgia the present season and
prices have advaocea rapidly under the de
mand. Good hay la now selling In Au
gusta at one dollar and aizty-flve-cents per
hundred weight and la very scarce at that.
And yet there are , as. One lands for raising
grass in Georgia ai is in any section of the
country. It can be produced and harvested
with far leae trouble and expense tnan cot-,
ton and H always meets with ready sale.
But the planter will generally find use on
his own farm for all that he can make, and
he will discover, also, that he Can save a
large amount, comparatively,' in the cost of
cotton production if he does not have to
buy provender lor bis stock. At present
prices It lakes one pound ot cotton to pay
for twenty pounds of hay. In other words,
the' planter makes cotton at . a lew rata to
buy bay at a high price. This may be wis
dom, bt we confess we fail to see it."
; J The press must try to do its duty
however deaf the farmers maybe to
its appalsItThpoweV offiteration
is something, but the planters will
never stop their unwise course until
they are either more impoverished or
ruined absolutely; In bth er: words
experience and necessity mast"' teach
and compel them to change.
i An .Albany special reports -Lord
Roscoe in a most genial and san
guine mood, hopeful of the outcome
of the pending .struggle, and deter
mined, to see. the - issue' out to the
bitter end. Well, it does look like
the end will be a very bitter one to
R. C. Naturally enough,' the special
does not say ; whether , platt is genial
or sad. . 1 ... t
I The Iiverpobl cotton "bulls" . got
on their mettle yesterday, and there
was a sharp advance both in spots
aod 1 futures. The market subse
quently . declined a thirty-second on
futures, however, and closed barely
steady. New .York did not respond
to ;tbe Liverpool ;;beU6 wings; f and
there was a decline on futures in that
market, with spot ootton 1 quiet and
firm. i fi-.et. tx 7:;': f-i .-
I If prohibition has made the State
of Maine the, paradise that it is
claimed to be why is it that emigra
tion and not immigration is the or
der of the day there ? The average
increase of population in ' Maine du
ring the past 30 years has been less
than one-half of '. one 1 per .cent, per
year.-1 Evidently, the prohibitionists
are not moving into Maine very fast.
: The news from Ireland is of an ex-
biting character. t Rumors of the ar
rest of Father Murphy .resulted in a
?ibt In , which . there . was r maoh de
structton of property. , Soldiers have
been.ord.ere4 tQ the scene and we fear
we are-only hearing now of; the be"
ginning of, the trouble.
ii iThe cipjarette mania is spreading.
It is no w said that the young women
f Philadelphia ' have taken ' to the
tempting little bit of paper and tdW
oacoo, : xne -l trues wui nave w con
tinue its lnyeMigations and.observa-
" Western corn, is beine used to a greater
extent In South Carolina thari ever before;
jTMnSpeakfj badiys ; The; idea; $1
the grain-growiqg ,toath, where the
farmer can work out fluura ' nearly all
I the year rbund.'and. where born can
oe prouueeu wuu duk iifcue euort,
being 'dependent on the ' North-for
8ny thing foman7 1 otb'eaBt.Tliie
Weatern norn mav'havat ta ba,,naid
ior .withVootto -alright entaa
"i.t'ijfL. Kt-T ''ic r-f
;u.uuU) wuiuu w iiuuuud iiu j)UTcr
ishes the farmers. t this is not cut
ting yoUr own throat what can it 'be
ilBADB & BAKERtJO ARBOLIG
WASH is a fragrant and , dellgbUul loilet
Article, which has, by, its intrinsic merits,
been introduced. It arrests and destroys
the 'offensive odor eansed by decaying
-leeth, and imparts a Iragrant odorto the
breatbf Used as a remedy it will speedily
heal all Seeding, Spongy, Ulcerated and Be
eeatng wimsf u is unsurpassed as a rem-
edy tor Son IhroaL and has been used at
ea with entire success for the cure of fiea 1
St&nem. R is used and prescribed by the
am pnysiciBns. rnce 00 cents a notue.
sals by Druggists: -r en 29 8oeod. :
Shea vyTiall alorca'paaed 'over the
eastern artion i of Marlborough
county, X C. Jane 3, damaging
crops V preatly 4 A negro named
arcn. umsoiw was Kiiieu vy ngu v
mng at Clio, and Mrs. A. J. Heustes
and Miss E lens, sisters, were badly
shocked by igbtning.
the ringleaders of the anti-Jewish
riots have been either sentenced to
penal servitude or exiled to. Siberia.
A little artistic hanging would have
been belter, but a half loafj is better
than no loaf. . ' , 1
Store Jiobbery la Penar County-Ar-
reat of ine. A lleecd Thieves la tata
The store of Mr. Joa. F. Westbrook &
Bro, at Lane's Ferry JPender county, was
broken open some time. on Sunday Ust and.
robbed of about $40 in money and other
articles; while the clerk, who sleeps .in the
building, was absent at church; 'entrance
being pffected by, breaking an iron bar that
confined one of the window shutters. V As
soon as Mr. Westbrook discovered his loss,
expecting that the thieves would make tbeir
way to rbis city, be and his clerk, Mr, Jas
per King, jumped upon the down train, and
soon found two suspicious characters, who
seemed to have plenty of. money, with! a
disposition 10 spend il freely, j He.ascer
tained their names . to be .Sol. Moore and
Green Harp, when be telegraphed tbe
sheriff of New Hanover to meet him at the
depot with warraatsfor the suspected par
ties. : TJpon arriving here the jtwo suspi
cious darkeys jumped off the train as it
passed Seventh street, when Mr. King fol
lowed them and soon bad officers on their
iracKS wun warrants ior ineir arrest. Mot
long afterwards Sol." Moore' was found at a
house on Barry street, between Cbnrch and
CaBtle, by Officer C. ' H. Strode and Mr.
King, aod 'Qreen Harp wa9 j captured
at . a bouse . 00 , Dickinson's Hill, by
Officers Strode,. Whitney and Ashe.
Each had a revolver and a box of cartridges
on his person, and onelao sported a deck
of cards and a pair of dice. : ; '"
jYesterdsy afternoon Moore and Harp
were taken out of jiil and carried before
Jfstice Gardner, who .examined them in
regard to carrying concealed weapons, and
required them to giveja justified bond in the
sum of $100 each- for tbeir appearance at
the next term oi the Uriminal Court, and
then required them to ester into bond in
the sum of $100 each for their appearance
oerore mm 10-morruw to uoaergo a pre
limioary examination on the charge of
bousebreaking and robbery. ' In default of
the necessary security they Were remanded
to; jail.; . ; :
Pea4er Canir Affair.
"The County Board of BJucation and the
County Board of Justices mlt in joint ses
sion, 10 accordance with the new sshool
law, on Monday, Jnne 6tb and the roll
call disclosed a majority present, '
: J. 8. Black was elected County Superin
tendent of Public Instruction until tbe first
Monday in December, 1883.
. The Board of County Commissioners met
In regular monthly session at- Burgaw on
the same day as above. Present, Daniel
Shaw, Chaitman, and Commissioners Al
derman and Corbett.
-' A batch of claims were audited A new
road was granted in Canetuck.
. The Board of Education . transacted a
good deal of business.
The reports of the Sheriff, Register of
Deeds and Clerk - of the Superior Court
wire approved and ordered placed on file.
A list or jurors were drawn to serve at
the session of. the Superior Court which
meets at Burgaw on Monday, the 20th
Inst., the names beiog oiniiteii because there
are so many of them. V ; ;
8olt Moore and Green Harp, the two col'
ored individuals who were arrested in this
city, on Monday last, xharged with break
ing into the store of Messrs. Westbrook &
Bro., of Lane's . Ferry. Pender county, on
the day previous, and. stealing a sum of
money and other articles, were turned oyer
to the Pender auihoiitiea yesterday, by or
der of Judge Meares,of tbe Criminal Court,
and were taken to that county on the after
noon's train, in pbarge qf Deputy Sheriff
F. VV. King, to undergo a preliminary ex
animation berore Jastice Armstrong; -
'iatPP, la Ctfambni, ;-. r .
An anti-prohibition ' meeting was held at
Sidney, Columbus county June 3rd. Mr.
J. CrHines was elected President, with the
Vice-Presidents: JJ L. Powell, A. M. Gore,
Bev. ; P Blackman, , Bev. McClennon
Wright and A. Fowler. H. H. Mears, T.
RiPowpll and M. l. Harrelson were SeQ
retari'es. ' 'the meeing was addressed by
Messrs. R j H. Mears and J. C. Hines. Res
olutions were passed, a club organized, and
over 100 names entered on the list.
' " :" m m m .'i'
HORSFORD'S ACID PHOSPHATE
'Consumption. I have, prescribed . Horsr
lord's Acid Phosphate in several oases of
Phthisis (consumption), with, good results;
among others, that of 'seerniog to aid! the
action br other remedies." s ; ' ' 1 - ' r
Taunton; Mass. 1 E. W. Jonks.M. D.
It r- "We leafn'that about two hun
dred and fifty persons' were thrown out of
regular employment "by the unfortunate
killing ot -the- late E & Paul, at Red
Baolta,-Bobcsoa county last wetk, besides
lotfmha metB tiorm
J :0r es4PbdeBi, directly or indirectly, on
the various ehterprisea; whieh were carried
.pp by him. -vjin-rul -i'"
a Aa Ualvallea ftir OrasalBC
PK0DUCINQ AS RICH AND CLEAMLTFFEAH
i jf AMCE AS IF1 NATURE' ALONE HA3 lit-
BtTPlTEll'S COOOAINB is the best
and cheapest Hair Dressing kiUs dandruff,
alliys irritation and promotes a vigorous
aid healthy growth of hm hbrr-2Toolher
compound produces flute results. :-;v.r s
1he superiority ' of BURNETT'S- Ft A
VORINQ EXTRACTS amaidi in Ikf
feet purity and great strength They are war
ranted free from the poisonous oils and
acids which enter into the 1 composition of
many pi me iacutious iruil nivors nowlia
JOINT 1IEETINJS OF THE
?! BoiED'Ol1 MAQISXtiTBS ELECTION
' OF'A COUNTY" SUPINTENDENT OF
j PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, ETC. j
A olnt meetinz of the Board of Mania
tratea and the Board ofgunfy Conmisj
aioeera f Naw-flanrer-coquty ; iU'ttteTgH
pacity of a Board of Education,waS held at
the Court House yesterday morning,' in ac
cordance with aa act4 of the later General
Assembly, to elect a County Superintendent
of Public losuuction; Justice' JnoTS. James
The Secretary, Justice John, Cow an, read
communications from' MrP 31 C. ; Scarbo-
rough, Stale Superintendent of Public In?
struction, in regard to the matter,' alluding
to the importance of selecticg a capable
person to fill the position, etc'
i The Chair announced the meaing in rea
diness to ballot for County Superintendent,
and appointed Col. iBoger Moore, of the
County :-CtommiSiooers,j5andsfcCol- j J-Jj
Cantwell, of the Board. of Magistrates, as
tellers... " . . . 'lx? -, '- ' .
, Messrs. Iredell Johnson, R. W.;Chad
wick,' A. R; Black, John D. Taylor and
Walker Meares were placed in nomination.''
: Attention Was called to the fact that Mr.
Chad wick was ineiiglbteTinder lhe'act, be
ing at present non-resident, fen Mi Dame
was withdrawn1. i t. . .'
i Col. John pi".; -ayterecifmnl"' HcTaljow.'
his name to be used, on 7lhe ground that
bis piesent duties required Too much of his
attention, in. which he was sustained in '.a
very cbplinientary manner by Mr. Chair
man Bagg, of the County Commissioners"
Justice EJ D: Hall,: in nominatiag Mr.1
Meares," alluded to the importance of se
lecting a person in every way qualified, in
temper, disposition, etc., as well, as learn
ing, for such a. responsible position,; aod
intimating that he (Mr. M ) poesessed those
qualities.- j - -'if ; ''M''' f
Mr. MearesJ however; "also declined to be
considered a candidate, a determination'
which a further urging on the part of Jus-
lice Nutl failed to alter. . . i
, A vote was then taken, with the follow
ing result : Johnson 19, Black 5, Hall 1,
.Taylor' l; Meares l.J 'iI; ''r' 70 '
- Mr. Johnson was declared duly elected
County Superintendent for the term of two
years, and, on moiion, the .meeting ..ad
laurnea. ; r 4
. Oa motion, the members of the Board of
Magistrates and - County Cbmmissiocers
resolved themselves into a joint meeting to
consider county affairs other than pertain
ing to education. Justice John S. James
being requested to continue as presiding
bfficer i '.: jiqz.: 3ii; 4 '' '
: Chairman Bagg, of the Board of County
Commissioners, explained the action of the
Board in reference to the dividing line, be-,
tween the lands of J. F. Garrell and, those
of the county, and 'read an order in refer
ence thereto, and on motion the action of
the Board was endorsed and confirmed.'-
Mr. Chairman Bagg asked; the concur
rence of the Board , of Magistrates in a
proposition of the Board of Commissioners
to have tin roofs placed upon the buildings
connected with the County " Poor House,
and have tbe same painted, explaining "the
necessity of such action. -' ' ' ! '-: ;-
: After some discussion it was moved and
carried that the Board of County Commis
sioners be authorized to have the work
done. ;" : r , '. ' ' . v
TAX. Chairman Bagg next inviied the at
tention of the meeting to a pfoposltioi of
the County Commissioners to build Iholher
wing to the County Court House, similar to
lh one now attached to that building; in
cluding a fire-proof room for record with
iron shutters, joists," .girder's," etc., vand , a
rodm for the Clerk Of the ' Criminal
Court;' also for the enlargement of the
Grand Jury room, etc the. whole at.acoat
not to exceed $2,500. and to entail no ad
ditional tax upon the county. ; ; 3 jj ; t
Justice D. G. .Worth moved . that, the,
County Commissioners he authorized to
make the addition required,' which was car
ried. . 1 : ? $l..'. m 'u:'- t:
Ir Chairman Bagg then 'extended an
invitation to the members of the Board of
Magistrates to visit the County Poor House,
intimatiogihat it. would , be. .aLpleasure.to
ihern, to' note the : many - Improvements
which have taken place there tece'ntly. hnd
paihg bigh coropQ
jaerundenl'filie bwUtution, ". afoer
mKaYi Ilia muhni .dnn.tin
"Wt lwulft:VJUUIUW4, ,,, ,, , !
Abatraei of Proceedlnca lu Iteealar
i - Seaaioa. 1 , .
, . ue uoara 01 uounry uommisaioners met
in regular monthly session yesterday' after
nodn. t PresemhafrmanBagg and Com
misBkmers Moore, Worthy Montgomery -and
Fierce. H'rh'iit.ioW-tfi 4i-t's has ,
-Jt was ordered byfhe. ' Bo&tf jhtki, the.
uierK noury the supervisors of public roads
in Cape 'FeartownBhVlhaiiheroafl lead
!r?g from Hilton ftrfjF tohe'FenderHioInty
11b4, known G as thef ''Nigget Held tb&6
has been declared a public road iaj accoal
r petition of Mr. .&r yan, Learwaa
granted. ; .v.:,:,;:. ,-.-y t f ,
The computing of the tai oooksforisli'
was; awarded td Col. J. ttTOft at 60f:mI N-f
-The Treasurer presented" his mdnthly're
port as follows: General fund, showin g halt
ance on hand $23,956.59; special fund
ahowing balances due Treasurer? $59.9,i
find! surrendered one coupon of the denoni
nation $q. No. 63, which was destroyed by
the Board; educational .'report.l showing
balance on hand,-t8,7aa., ,. &
r The Register submitted, hisjnipjatbjy re-
pqrt and exhibited: the Treasurer's receipt
for ia.80ii f ti;r: hA'l "l MrlAi
A petition from Richard H. Lewis, ;Sec-K
iciary 01 me vaswen Memorial Assdcia
tion asking f ore a donation f romthit
-A letter from Mr. ITrA-: dirdrf L
Intendent .of the Deaf and Dumb Asylum,
in refetence' W a little blind boy of this
county, bow Jo the Asyhtn waKieceived.
. Mr. Jesse BHawes was appointed a
student to the University ol ""North' Caro-
ina from this county,.
lane tscara then-Ad
The Board vthen T'esolved ftenTaelveSMnrd
jjoara 01 .aucsttoe andWjQrurtedlmb
jnrned., , , ,. , 1
sheioy-aworct: i ue. prisoners,
in jail at this place, made an unsuccessful
tliempt to escape taft'SatUtday night.
Y'-rf Lenoir Topic? The . eastero end
' f the locust belt is Said to be about Dan
ury. .Stokea .county. The belt, extends
westward hs far as Franklin, Mkcou coun- '
y, aud.bow much -farther,- we have not
leard.iK-r A meeting' of; the anti'Prohi
jitionista of .Watauga county was held in
Boone on the 27th of Mar. - f ,
I Carthage Gazette: O a Wedoes-"
Cay " Rev. ' Mr. Boshamer,; .!of rf Raleigh,
pleached the annual sermon before Jbnes
bora High School, on ''Christ." a discourse
Of rare power aod reseaich. On Thursday,'
t 11 A. M , Rev.' Roger; Martin, of Shoo'
Heel,? delivered "the annual address, the
subject beiog ''Self-Government, and this,
together with his lecture on Piohtbition, ai
ti o'clock in the afternoon, delighted his
hearers and stampedhim as an orator of
fioe ability ; : . . - r ;
j MbTganton Jilade: lzal week
Judge Avery's big bull dog attacked "Tip,"
i little rat-terrier, the property of a minis
ter of this town, and almost made sausage
meat of the little "purp." He was carried
off and buried. ' Early next morning the
Children were surprised to find "Tip" at
home. He bad scratched out and U now
about well again,. This .statement is no
?yarn," but a fact. Plenty of .applee,
some peaches,- a good blackberry crop and
fair prospects' for an abundant yield of
.Wheat. . . .r . J . ,:
t Copying xe Stair1 call "'. fori a
Celebration of the first settlement in North
Carolina, the Carolinian ot Elizabeth City,
says: - tWe jhave been f ieoasljiblgsg .
a,bout this matter for some time, and we
thank pur enterprising' and patriotic cotem
porary for calling attention to it .To se
cure for it the success its Importance really
merits-i-for the first settlement of a country
as great' as- this Weatern Continent has
grown to be is an important event 10 its
history the-agitation of itscelebration -should
begin n time.. We sbaU have much 5
more to sainthe 8uhje'ct.. ' j
1 1 States ville iahoTmarA: Mr.VVm.
Wallace has just returned from an extend
ed trip over the mountains, and reports the
trade of Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga and Sur- ;
ry as turning more largely than ever toward
Statesville. .. In Ashe Superior' Court
.weeK before last Linville Waters was put
oi trial for his life for the killing of Jcrhn
McGaire, an occurrence of which we gave
the details af tbe time. Tbe trial consumed
six days and resulted in the acquittal of the '--prisoner
on tbe ground of self-defence. -. It
i8;8aid that in point of forensic ability tbe
speech of Col. Armfield for the defence has
not been equalled in any of the mountain
edunties for years. ' ' A merchant of '
Burgaw,' Pender county,(very near the east
ern shore of North Carolina),Was in Stales-
le, Wednesday, and bought a bill of !..
000 wonb of goods from Messrs. Wallace
Bios. How is this for Statesville 1
Goldsboro Messenger: The to
eh'Ipments of strawberries from Golds
boro and vicinity, the present season, foot
up 1,645 crates.:. These were 41 shipped by
express, and the crates will average about
40 quarts each,making nearly 58,000 quarts
of Sherries. . - Tbe Anti-Prohibitionists
held a meeting ai Kinston last week, Mr. R.
Wl. King waa chairman, aod Mr. II. 8.
Nsnn, editor of the Journal, acted as secre
tary.4 Speeches were made opposed to Pro.
hibilion jby Messrs. F. B. Loftio, W. W.
Dunn aed others. Mr. William Oliver,
a highly esteemed and respected citizen of
Duplin, county, died Sunday morning, aged
80;yeara. Mrs. Ularkie Johnson. ged
about 40 years, was found dead in her bed
one morning hist week, having died duriug
the night from heart-disease.
? L Hickory Press: At the " State
Medical Convention, held in Asheville this
week,, there were thirty-seven applicants
for license to practice- Miss Julia
Groas," who was severely burned in this
Elace with kerosene oil, died last Saturday,
tay 28th.' -A gentleman who spent a
few days in Lincoln and the southern part,
of Catawba counties informs us that the
growing Crops look Unusually well. There
will be an abundant wheat harvest many
fields now nearly ready for the harvester.
-According to the enstom of the Hin
kleite . Lutherans their new church was
dedicated to Christ last Sunday under the
name of Holy Trinity. .Rev. Dr. Fox, of
Lincoln county, was assisted in the per
formance of the dedication, ceremonies by
his! son. Rev. Julius Fox and Rev. R. A.
Ydder, principal of Concordia High School.
Aa immense audience was in attendance.
Asheville Citizen: When lied
mdnd, the ontlaw,' was 'recently "wounded
by jt he--Federal officers, at his home in
Swain, Dr. J. M. Lyle. of Macon, was
1 called In to attend' him, and owing to the .
severity pf : his . wounds Dr. L. remained
with him for eevaral ' days and refused to
ailwhis being removed to jail until he had
somewhat recovered, from the shock. 1 He d
mdnd'is now in jail at this place, and Dr.
Lyle- hr in' attendance upon tbe'Medical
Copvenlion. Redmond thinks, tbe doctor
ouiht to pay him board for the time spent
athishouse while treating ) him, and this
wepk sect Dr.. L. the following note:
l!l j Asheville. N. C.'Hay SOth, 1881.
. prsLUsi: Sir i want you too aetle with
Md for your Bord at My house, aa i am in
XI ecu UU Ik
; at "present
4 tMi-i.iA VOurs & ohlhze. f . : -
frO? I ' -r. TV. R Rmunm Pu
f-LViV1-iir Ji'l-fi hi;-?':!'':! A'.' ."' ";
Lyfn&n' dn Sunday was in Fayetteville,
where- be administered the rite of confirma
tioi and ordained Rev. John Huske a priest.
TH-Tbe Republican State Executive Com
mittee hss been called to meet in this city
'on pThursday. It is probable that some very
imeortSnt' matters will be discu88ed.:
On3aturday night Postmaster. Holden $tv
ped down and out of the. position of do&U
4 eiierqajr ne appointeqegro to the po ,
sttiiin br general delivery clerk, vice Mr.
JesboT; Hall, who has for" years filled tbe
position acceptably and; with, much ability
idjeourtesy. The negro's name is James
E, Hamliaillas McRae. ; He Was-f ormerly
a resident of Raleigh, but has been living ie .
i Washington for some years'." Tbe appoint
ment of a BegTo to TOch a position will be
perionally offensive to the public, of which
fact the new postmaster ia .fully aware.
&d Jtafelgh: ItocU Observer : A
l ABteratesnooung match wqi cos
off InjAshejille durina the first, week in
July- ,(TneAshevijile. chib' is engaged in
making, every preparation .for this event.
Thd members of. the Raleigh . Gun -Club
hvb tbeen .invited , They eare 1 now he . .
"chamniona of the fiouih " . .'.''ult U an-
T deTstodd that com pany is to be organ izetl
ai-ttenaerson. The parade of the first
rekipaent at Einston 00 the 4th of July.!
whoirtt istinderstood that tbe corner-stone
of( the Caswell monument will be laid, will 1
be a! handsome one, no dobt. No orders
"Ifavf as fet beetf' issued in tegard to the
presence of.be troops there V,--r-Tbe lit
erary address before Thomasville JVmul
Qoltege was delivered -byiHevW A. Nl-
eon,j D,. H pf Sbelby N, U.,- -His auhjHst
wasi 'Qirl babies, little girls.n girls, larger
girl,young sirhx tQ -fortyHve, womanly
"girls! and the girl that .ought to be.',' The
Address waa hmnslrtir ami thBtniptivt. -The
ries.sOoj taughfeiwas pract)eal,T for it was
J lb eye.ry .way suited to practice and use in .
eyery day life. Caswell Items: Cas
well has. the. finest and most beautiful court
bouse in the State. It would be An orna
ment td any city. Its architectural design
Ms perfect in proportion -and beauty I1
was built in the years 1859-'61 and cost .
about .OOdllt hss lhtiieied one ofrbe
1 greatest tragedies !n the annals of the State
ilic aasasaiuiiiiun 01 jonn V . Diepucuo,
on May 21. 1870. ; a vear made famous by -
r ' '