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simUar estabtishment In the State. Spe
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The oftquotcil lint, Though lost
to ii:hL lo iiu it:ory dear," ongi-
u:it4tl with Ilutliven Jenkyns, and
WA-s lirst iiuuii.shetl in the uroen-
wieh Magazine for Marines, in 1701
or 1702. Asa literary curiosity vc
quote the whole jwcm :
Sweetheart, vllye ! that lliitt'riup: sail
Is sprim Ut wHit mo far from theo.
And hooii bfn th fiiv'ring Rale
My ship shall louml upon the sea.
IVroham-o, all dtlato aud forlorn.
Thesci'yes shall inl.s thee m.iiiya3oar;
Hut uniorfrotien every r!:irm
Though IomI tn siglit, to mem'ry lrar.
Sweetheart, jforHlliye ! one last ouihnu-c!
1 cruel fate ! two mouIh to never !
Y t in ihis heart's ino.nt sacre.! nlaeo
Thou, thou alone, shall dwell forever.
i And till shall recollection trace
In Fancy's mirror, ever near.
Il.i. ii Miiiile. each tear, that forui, tliat
Though lost to ij;ht, to mem'ry dear.
Mr. and 3Ir. SpriglitlyN ar-
'()inc, Phil. cmt you work in
:li''.mlcn smu- to-lay ? Vou know
if i titnc i:ulslis. Icltuif nud
:is wen jihuttiil.'
l.itth Mr-. Sprightly forbore mcn
tiuiiin onions ; her husband wood
iit hudi'an inch if she did. As it
v;i, h; sjiitl, Vi-s, ves, Nellie
I .tit "
"Hut what, Phil?"
"1 have some hu-iness
letters to
"if I tro and work awhile will
Vll COlllC'.'1'
"Vcs, Ji' answered, stroking his
iiiou.dai he aud dipping his pen de
liberately in the ink lMtth I don't
want you to work, Nellie. I'll get
ne one to do it."
;ur model niuple had not been mar
ried hve-and-lorty years, but nev
rlneless manifold experience was
theirs concern injr irarden making.
Slut how about the raisins? you
:ek. That, I assure you, could not
have Ih'Cii; excelled. Potatoes and
beans were nowhere-; rag-weed,
sinart-weetl, and a few other species
good for medical purposes, grew
f;ill and luxuriant.
Alas, humanity is never Siitistied,
IH-cially the luilf the women rep
resent. Nellii' was not content with
lat year'rf sue- t!ss, but proposed a
ditlereut method. The lirst gre-at
obstacle is to get her husband to eo
iK-nite. The desire of his heart is
to have the house cover the half-
aer- lot ; but u.- that cannot be ac
et.i,, - i.Mieti ims year. last vears
top suiti-d him. lie wiu cyn
gralulated often on it appearance.
imrticulArly by uiu Jdies
Nellie worked until her back
ached. She then slinped quietly
in and found 11 1 i 1 with bis feet as
biIi as ids JioikI , hat tippiil to one
I iiii I fo-i 1 1 itn tint j I . i 1 1 irliila
smoke from aciirar formed mini-
nlure clouds around him.
ou can come now, can t you
asked the patient wife.
"Pretty ouick. I want to look
over the market reitort. Am not
ilntiii M-rlliliir t-nt "
44 1 am a mitetired workingalone.
"Don't work, Nellie, I'll
Pi to
4 Wo cannot depend on him. He
promised to come tw weeksago,
:ind did not show his face," Nellie
Iliisiness parlies came m to see
!r. Sprightly, and his wife went
Inek to her task. If she had had
half as much length of body as of
will, the garden would have blos
somed as a rose. She had the plot
.l flower and vegetable garden in
her mind s eve, and was so anxious
lo m e it marked out that she com
menced it herself. In the mean-
lime, the gentlemen that called sat
down to have a chat and a smoke.
"It isadtieed lino dav!" exclaimed
i'..!i li.irton. "Come over Phil,
bring vour wife, aud M's have a
game of en que-t."
Philip looked up and down for
Nellie, Ian in vait.
41 I saw her goingoul." saiil NcmI
"She is among si true of the neigh
bors. 1 presume." said Boh. and
the hunt was relinotiished.
(hit game followed another for
two hours. Just as Phil was put
ting the ball t brought he last wicket,
cxpevtingto strike the stake and
prove victor, he looked up. His
eve rosUM on a sun-oonnct over
; he feiie-e among some flower beds.
14 Ilv George! I know where
Nellie is now," and he threw down
his mallet.
44 Where?" answered Bob.
44 At home working in that con
founded garden."
Pshaw! that won't hurt her.
lt's finish the game," said Bob.
44 It won't take long," answered
Philip, and he sent the ball against
the stake.
An urgent
and lwfore he
he was seated
invitation folio we'd,
realized his position
at the Burtons' tea-
table. It was
a easy meal, with
onlv Burton,
his wife and baby
Ned. who -was just old enough to
prattle with sweet childish , inno
cence. A handsome bouquet of ear
ly llowers .stood in the centre of the
table, flanked on one side by rad
isheis and on tho other by nice bis
cuit. Philip had an eye for beauti
ful things. He thought of Nellie
and of her love for flowers, and for
a moment almost envied Bob Bur
ton's fortune, thinking of the many
comforts Nellie ahould have. Tak
ing his hat from the stand he was
about to low himself out, when
his friends begged leave to detain
him long enough to sec their gar
den. It was laid out with good
taste, walka neatly made and.flow
ers blooming in profusion. Beds
of vegetables wero visited too, and
Bob showeel him tho hot-beds, and
explained how he had hurried the
growth of radishes because Allio
was so fond of them. . '
44 Who is your gardener, Burton?"
asked Phil.
My wife nnd I. We just do cri:
joy it. xso one set.s their root on It
to work since Pete bamson cat
down half our choice things and
called them milk-weed."
41 Where Ht:d when can yon find
"We take an hour in the inorn-
mz or eveiiiriEr. or wnenever we
can. 'i'lie only rule we have is to
work some every day. Wo make
wur on me weeds before tney are
enouirh to defend themselves.
would not have a gardener here
11 ne wouiu pay me ioneuing mm
work. There w a beauty and a joy
r 1 l.t . f
in uuuig mese nomeiy amies wnen
a family work tocrether. ' 1
Philip went home with a bouquet
in one hand and early radishes In
me ouier, aim a neart iuii 01 new
1 1 1 1 . .11
inouiiui ami Rduiuuuus. ucaiiug
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wiiiiiu mm. ixe enterea
room tirst and pmceu n
on the table; then looked around.
Nellie was evidently waiting tea fifty years. She is now ; ninety
for him. The table was set in a coven or ninetv-eiht vearsofaire.
ne:t and tempting manner, and the
tea kettle on the stove was singing
a pleasant sonir. By Jove ! our
table looks a.s inviting as the Bur
tons'. J wonder why Nellie always
takes so much pains just for me "
ne said 10 mmseii. 110 lounu iNei-
lie in the garden, accomplishing
wonders. He led the little woman
into the dining-room and placed her
at the table; then made the tea and
brought it to her.
' The nowers are lovely ; I did
not know I was so tired. I am not
hungry. Excuse me, Phil, and you
eat without me."
'No, Nellie; drink some tea,
and eat a little to keep me company.
These biscuits are elegant."
It took Nellie a week to get rest
ed. I ler pale face haunted her hus
band nnd drove him to the garden,
and he soon accomplished what
Nellie ought never to have tried to
do. 1 le resolved to pattern after the
Burtons in gardening, and when he
told Nellie so she gave him a good,
old-fashioned hug ; after it he had
courage to narrate all that occurred
the night he ate two suppers. A
new leaf of his heart was turned for
his wife to read, and reading it she
was satisfied.
.Jerusalem and its Environs.
A correspondent of the Cincinnati
(iazette has some interesting sketch
es 01 Jerusalem and its environs.
The. " Wailing Place at tho Walls
of the Temples" still has its de
votees, and is seldom without Jews
in humiliation before it even now:
We looked from the walls of the
temple over into the Valley of Je-
hosaphat and saw Absalom's pillar
and other objects ol interest. The
Garden of Gethsemane was pointed
outr and. over, against us was the
aMouiuoi knives, wiin 11s iripiesura-
r 4 k 1 ? 1Z1
mit and the crown of the Church of
the Ascension, and the buildings
erected by tho Princess de la tonr
and d'Auvenrne. The olive trees
had lost their leaves, and were
bleak aud bare, and the sides of the
hills had an uninviting appearance. Brazil in grandeur and graceful
Down to the Brook Kedron our gaze ness. While cutting a igiven line
extended, or, rather, to its bed, as
the valley was dry and dusty, as if
no brook had ever flowed there,
Other place's of historical or traeli-
tional note were pointed out, but
we were toe far away to diserern
them clearly. We left the temple
and proceeded to the Wailing Place
of the Jews; here aro the founda-
tions, orasmall portion of the lower
walls of the great temple, wnere,
on every rruiay, ine jews come to
wail and weep over their downfall.
Half a dozen were there at the time
of our visit ; with their faces to the
stone, they read from their prayer-
books in a low, wailing tone that
was exceedingly impressive, ivt
the wailing place there are visible
five courses of bevieel stones in a fine
state of preservation, in some places
they have been worn considerably
by the kisses of the devotees that
for many centuries have pressed
around them, aud went for the
downfall of Jerusalem. Both sexes
and all ages are represented here,
and they have come from all quar
ters ol the globe.
Oli ! ween for those that wept by llabers
Whose shrines ate desolate, whose laud
a dream ;
Weep for the harp of Judah's broken
spell ;
Mourn where theirfJod hath dwelt the
godless dwell.
Tkauic Affair. On Thursday
night, the 25th inst., Wm. Elwood,
of Rutherford county, was brought
to Charlotte by ShenffB. F. Eogan,
charged with tho murder of a man
named Sandford, about two miles
from Kings Mountain Station, on
the Air Line Railroad. It appears
that Elwood and Sandford were
employed in goldi digging, and are
said to have been on intimate terms.
On Sunday, the 17th, they being to
gether at the house of James Falls,
Sandford begged Elwood to give
him some pistol cartridges he had
in his hand. Elwood said, 4Come
out here anel I'll give you a load :"
and tho two walked away from the
saiel Elwood, and presenting. his
"r:";,..r":VrrJr "v
pistol, shot him through the brain,
causing instant death. Elwood
seemed greatly surprised, and cried
to Mr. Falls, the only witness pres
ent, that it was an accident. This,
indeed, would appear to have been
tho case, thongh it is one of those
culpable accidents arising from the
careless handling of : fire arms that
ought to be punished in some way.
Elwood was arrested and carried, to
Shelby, and BubsequenUy to Char-
lotteto be brought before Judge
liosauon a wru oi -tuweas corpus,
rho m.a nra iiuini k Tniimi ta. I
gan on Thursday afternoon, Messrs.
Lee and Durham of Shelby, appear-
ing for the defendant Tho. latter
was remanded to Jail in
default of
$1,000 bail. Elwood is a young man,
the son of Mrs. Elwood, of Rut her
ford ton, who is the heir expectant
of a considerable fortune jin Eng- j
land, now in course of litigation. I
Filty Years a Pauper.
The Troy Press relates the follow
ing : "In midwinter, someforty
seven or forty-eight i years, ago, .a
man by .the name of JLoomis died
in . Pawlet, Vt, after a long sick-
made inroad3 upon the scanty stock
of money and . provisions, and the
widow was compelled to ask tern-
1 nnmw aetiatanm fmm fhn town.
Whkh official refused Jierreauest;
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tookher little all ana threw n,er,ana
the children upon ,the town as pau-
pers. Jn those-days they were Dia
hv nittm t th lms4r hiddr.
but they .now hve,a:townrhonse,
Mrs IVximbu rith a broken heart!
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and worn oat by attending to ner.
Uhould not want foe a panpecfar
and on her last birthday made her
annual visit from the town-house to
Pawlet, a distance of one and a half
miles, on foot, to visit her old
friends and neighbors, and she
intip-hinp-Iv remarks she will make
y0od her word, havincr to live onlv
tvVO vears more to doit. Her chil-
dren became resnectable and eood
housekeeners. and oftentimes offered
her a homewbut she utterly refused
to accept their assistance. She had
many of Fers of marriage, but refused
them all, saying that she would not
swap off tho town of Pawlet for any
man living. On making the remark
that the town of Pawlet would not
be without a pauper for fifty years,
she said she belonged to a family
who never died short of 100 years,
and the majority lived years beyond
The Wonders oi' Australia.
The Brisbane (Australia) Courier
publishes the following oflicial tel
egram from Mr. Walter Hill, the
Government botanist, dated from
Card well, and received by the
Queensland Secretary of Lands:
44 We have examined the banks of
the Mulgrave, Russell, Mossman,
Daintree, and Hull rivers, and
have been more or less successful in
finding suitable land for sugar and
other tropical and semi-tropical
productions. The ascent of the
summit of Bell en den Kerr was suc
cessfully made by Johnstone, Hill,
and eight troopers. At 2,500 feet
in height we observed an undescri
bed tree with crimson flowers,
which excels the Poinciana
regia, Colvillia racemosa, Lm
gersstroma regia, and the Jacaran
da mimosifolia. At 4,400 feet a
tree of fern, which will excel in
oos clais. A" palm tree at life same
hPin-ht. whioh will rivjdnnv of the
others of the Albore-
British-India species in graceful
n . . . ..... - - -
ness. On the banks of the Daintree
we saw a palm tree cocoa, which
far exceeds the unique specimen in
the garden of the same genera from
on the banks of tho river Johnstone,
for the purpose of examining the
land, an enormous fig tree stood
in the way, far exceeding in stout
ness and graneleur the renowned
forest giants of California and Vic
toria. Three feet from the.ground
it measureel 150 feet in circumfer
ence ; at fifty-five feet, where it sent
forth giant branches, the stem was
nearly eighty feet in circumierence.
Tne river jonnstono. wunin a um-
ited distance of the coast, offers the
first and best inducements to sugar
How to Get Aloiiff.
Do not stop to tell fetories in busi
ness hours. If you have a place of
business, be found - there when
wanted. No man can get rich by
sitting around stores and saloons.
Never 4fooP in business matters.
Have order, system, regularity, lib
erality and promptness. Do not med
dle with business you know nothing
about. Never buy an article you
don't need, simply because it is
cheap and the man who soils it will
take it out in trade. Trade in money.
Strive to avoid hard words and per
sonalities. Do not kick every stone
in the path. More miles can be
made in a day by going steadily on
than by stopping. Pay as you go.
A man of honor respects his word
as his bond. Aid, but never beg.
Help others when you can, but
never give what you can't aflprd to,
simply because it Ls fashionable.
Learn to say 44no." No necessity
of snapping it out dog fashion ; but
say it firmly and respectfully. Have
but few confidants; the fewer the
better. Use your own brains rather
than those of others. Learn to think
and act for yourself. Be vigilant.
Keep ahead rather than behind the
times. Readers, cut this out, and
if there be folly in the argument,
let us know.
An Irishman took tho
to dig a public well. When he had
"u?iur ?tu,uvu lwt LWA.UW
the surface, he came one morning
andfound it cavedin, filled nearly
to the top. Pat
looked cautiously
arouna ana saw mat no one was
near, then ; taking off his hat and
coat he hung them on the windlass,
and crawling into some bushes, he
awaited the . result of events. , In a
short time the citizens discovered
that the well had caved in. ind
Ing Pat's hat and coat they suppos-
ed that he was at the tmttnm. nthn
excavation. Only a t fewf hours of
husband during 1 iitt . long sicKnessf fit to make the 4a ws far onrsoyerti
."lJll?J i?avo up long cherished wisheanxt
i.t i ru on ies rpmarlrpri tlmt thn .mwn fltrawiet i vT:?tj f 6 . rtr-n
brisk digging cleared the loUration which has enabled the States
earin irom tne well. Jut . Uia
nitinnna : c , . . . !
and. were wonderm where the
bodv was, Pat camo walking out of
the bushes, and very cood natured-
ly thanked them for rliovino. htm
of a sorry job. t. The, tired - diggers J
were disgusted, -but' the loke was
wo . gooa lf allow nvthin
more than a. hcariv -lanph. which!
soon followed. fc
I TTT TT1 Tr Tc' I . V HI A c
Wliat has Democrsicytont'pi:,
-a Slate to enactgfxxlana wholesome
ilawa for the people. Nothing little
-Lwnr tkrtin should govern
!w r - "T1 .r1" t
.1 1 . t tMi mvI tn fhit ri.
leitbojnber of citizens,., ,
i The Democratic party iboasts that
L e.WvffHy: i1???.
licence Of the btate 01 IlOnhCarCH
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iliua, and thav-uiereioroflc atone Is
( That party has had a majority jn
the General - Assembly . for four.
years, and" .where are the good laws
I which we had a right to expect
from them ? . What have the people
received in return. for Jthe hundreds
of thousands of dollars paid in as
taxes during that time, and which
went into the pockets of the Benit
ocratic law-makers? '
It is true we have a Congressional
gerrymander, with one district run
ning from the Virginia line on the
North across the entire Stato to the
Atlantic Ocean on the South, and
another district running from Ran
dolph county to Hatterks inlet.
Were these districts formefl for the
convenience of the people or for the
benefit of the Democratic" party?
Let the public answer.
Then we have a large number of
Senatorial . districts organized to
cheat the people" of the 8tate out of
their rights, and to smother the
popular will.
Next wo have the spectacle of
these Democratic legislators gerry
mandering the Judicial Districts so
as to secure partizan Judges.
Then we see these Democratic
pass an amnesty act to
screen members of their own party
from being punished for the viola
tion of the most sacred laws.
In short, these Democratic legis
lators snowed so plainly that they
only eared for the interest of their
own party, and were so unblushing
and unscrupulous in their efforts to
get possession of the other branches
j fiaiatAewici
wholly neglected lnattclvbf the
1 .
greatest moment for the prosperity
of the Stale, that the public have to
a great extent lost that respect for
the law, which is so essential to the
quiet and well-being of a State.
These men so disgraceel the high
places thoy were chosen to fill that
even their own party friends are
ashamed of them, and as a conse
quence very few members of the
late General Assembly are being
nominated for re-election.
Education Immigration.
-No : State can look forward to a
hopeful future which does not pro
vide for the education of its chil
dren. By means of education alone
can these children become useful
North Carolina is far behind most
of her sisters in the American Union
in providing educational facilities
for poor children. This causes thou
sands of persons to grow up in igno
rance and comparative uselessness
who might otherwise be an honor
tc the State and the Nation. It also
keeps away from our bordera thou
sands of immigrants who would
like to come and bring their money
and their new1 ideas' and assist us in
building up our State. These im
migrants enquire how our public
schools compare with those of other
States, and they, go Where they can
educate their children on the best
terms. These, immigrants know
that want of education will doom
their children to perpetual bondage,
They know that
they will be always the drudges of
the educated classes. They fully
understand arid appreciate the di
ference inhe price .which an uried-
ucated' day Jaborer receives for his
services and8 the price paid an edu
cated ;inan ? for iijs! skilled labor,
either manual or intellectual. They.
have calculated all this, and sthey
will overlook the advantages of cli-
tnAtP.nil and eVervthins-eLse.tOP-o
where iheir children stand the best
- t : ...1 1 a
chance for an. education.
If good public schools were pro
vided, these immigrants would flock
to North Carolina. They, would
buy, up our.t idle lands,' improve
them, and thus add to the wealth of
VfVAr VtV fJVS1?!
we cannot Iiope to reap any advan-
tag from the rich harvest ofirami-
t - .. , w . . . v li
oi mo in onn anci est looutstnn r
so larjn the race of prosperity.;
4 M;en who set themselves, up' to
miA iha tohenld nnnrW.
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T10 PlJ,. - m sUiAnt ho nniwfori
Gen. It. Hi Vance
1 i ; i.'p..'m
has. been re-
nominated for, Congress tin the 8th
District by the Democrats.
.Thd Civil liijrlits BtlL
For the information vof ouaread
ers, we publish thboUin, pro
visions of the civil i VigKts; bill' .as i
passed the Senate: ! i
See.' L That all citiierii and other
persons "Within tho Jurisdiction of
the United States shall! be4 entitled
toihe fall and equal ' enjoyment of
te'?accdmniodations,' advantages,
fajcilitles 1 and1 1 privileges : ; of ; I nns,!
public convey ahcesy on land or wa
ter,1 i theatres; and! other places 'of
publid amusement, and also of the
coiiarrioh scHobls ;and iiblii? institq
tioris4,bf learning 'or - behevblenceJ
so' srhjportedi attd' also;: 'orinstitu
tioTisknowri "as; agHraltaraPcol
lesres endowed iy the Unitetl States?
ub5dct only ltd 4 tKeJ 'condltiens-'dnd
rilmitattotfdf eytablisnCdtW laanoT
applicable alike loathe citizens' of
every race and color, regardless'of
any previous condition 01 servitude.
. Sec. 2. That any person who
shall violate tie foregoing section
by denying to any person entitled
to its benefits, except for reasons by
law applicable to citizens of every
race and color, and regardless of any
previous condition of servitude, the
lull enjoyment of any accommoda
tions. advantages, facilities, or
privileges in said section enuiner
ated, or inciting such denial, shall,
for every such offense, forfeit and
pay the sum of $500 to the person
aggrieved thereby, to be recovered
in an action of the case with full
costs, and shall also for every such
offense be deemed guilty ef a mis
demeanor, and upon conviction
thereof, shall be fined not more than
one thousand dollars, or shall be im
prisoned not more than one year ;
provided 'that the party aggrieved
shall not recover more 'than, one
penalty, and when the offense is a
refusal of burial, the penalty may
be recovered by the heir at law of
the person whose body has been re
fused burial ; and, provided further,
that all persons may elect to sue for:
the penalty aforesaid, or to proceed
under their rights at common law;
and State statutes, and having
elected to proceed, in the one mode
or the other, their rights ,to proceed
in other jurisdiction shall be barred;;
but this proviso shall not apply to
criminal proceedings, either under
this act or the criminal Jaw of any
State. t
Sec. 3. That the District and Cir
cuit Courts of the United States
shall have, exclusive of the Courts
of the several States, cognizance of
all crimes and offences against and
violations of the provisions of this
act, and actions for penalty given
1 J It j 1
Dy tne preceuing sectipu may ue
prosecuted in the Territorial, Djs-
1 tret, or Cireut-CoJtrt& fiui. Uni
ted States, wherever the defendant
may be found, without regard to
the other party, and District Attor
neys. Marshals ana .Deputy mar
shals of the United States and Com
missioners appointed by the Cir
cuit and Territorial Cciurts of the
United States, with poiwersof ar
resting, imprisoning and bailing
offenders against the laws of the
United States, are hereby specially
authorized and required to insti
tute proceedings against every per
son who shall violate the provisions
of this act, and cause him to be ar
rested and imprisoned or bailed, as
the case may be, for trial before
such Court of the United States or
Territorial Court by lavvf as has cog
nizance of the offense, except in re
spect of right of action accruing to
the person aggrieved, aod such Dis
trict Attorneys shall cause, such
proceedings to be prosecuted to
their termination, asj in other
cases, provideel that nothing con
tained in this section shall be con
strued to deny or defeat any right
0f civil action accruing; to any per-
son Dy . reason or tms act or otner
wise. I
Sec. 4. That no citizen, provid
ing he has all the othi'r qualifica
tions which are or may be prescrib
ed by law, shall bedisualifieel for
services as grand or petit juror in
any court in the United States, or
of any State, on account of race,
color or previous condition of servi
tude,, and any officer or other per
son charged with any; duty in the
selection or summoning of jurors,
who shall exclude or faU to summon
any citizen for the cause aforesaid,
shall be deemed guilty of misde
meanor and be fineel not more than
one thousand dollars, j t ; ,
Sec. 5. That all cases arising un
der the provisions of this act in the
courts of the United States shall dc
reviewable by the Supreme Court of
the United States withoutregara to
thesumin controversy, under the
same provisions and regulations as
are now provided oy law ior me re-
view oi otner causes in ine saiti court.
Compulsory. EbuciTioN.-Gov
ernor Dix, of New York, has signed
the bill which compels parents and
guardians of children! between the
acres - of . ei&rht and fifteen years to
'give them in a school or at home at
U eastfourteen wecksreguiarinstruc-
tion every year in reading, writing,
arithmetic, English grammar anel
geography. It prohibits the em-
nlovment of children; within the
ages named, at any labor during the
M. f Z
time when the district schools are
opened, and school officers are given
Uf7i A.. a i
iwr-rtatttnttmi m i.tho Sfnfo an
propnaies mtjouueanu wuiuy pou
MXfors purposes .of. education and
for, the support of, the poonbutthe
Or paid out for public schools if the
TTr 5 f fif o foci Hnnm-iktu alia 1 1 ivica
the civil rights bill.
Constitution of North Caro-
lina provides that one or more bub -
lie schools! shall be mainlined' In
ftftph school district at least 'foiir
months ihf each' year,
ilbners are rendered liable
t6 indicttnent if theV fail to tm -
piy with the above reituiremont.,;
but had an abundance 1 of Itimo id
discuss the dolor of olectiori tickets,
and howio cheat ineri odt of their
i. ; i , f , . 4
vpte;.niWtr lshi f ioi:t,.-
n v 1 - ill U
tit must not be uuderstdcKi that tub Kua
endorses the sentiments of its correspond-
: entei in sver ylnttincei j Its toolunuiu iro
topitotiie fijeiwiK ,4iie tw. and tncU"
iThn ' Temheratic rnemhtorsi nf tho I
As.semblv had no time to tho work. hTvnrZfceXr"
in fixing up, onr State debt, I of this enterprise is! due to tiin
LoammnnfcationKWlll beelTentOthc DublliiVtVimt- litmt- rnTw-f- . -.. . -
as containing tne views and sentiments Of
the writers. f - UAi .' , t .
..ttfy ocuoois JketueLUoii. , ,
. PY O. HUNTER, JR. ' "
. m i7.X 'rrj.v.. A . tx... . t r' '
uuu, j . . somewhat neglected, he spent his
I In compliance with the wishes of vacation of '72in the North, solicit
many who are interested in the hag aid for .the commencement of a
cause oi juueauon, uuiiuurw ut-
rectly that of the colored man, we
have cheerfully consented to give a
brief historical sketch of each in
stitution and school for the educa
tion of the colored people, in and
about the city, with a statement of
their present status. ,
In entering upon this important
duty we have four reasons to as
sign for accepting it :
1st. Because my very soul bur.ns
with pride and patriotism when. I
look around, and see the many spa
cious and beautiful school buildings,
those towering monuments, 1 might
say, .erected to the memory of the
philanthropic people in the North,
dedicated to tho education, 'of tlio
negro. ' " .--
2d. Because I am struggling hard
to educate myself. i z,h
3d. Because I am deeply interest
ed in the education of the ' whole
people. I
4th. Because I am desirousof arous
ing my people to a sense of their
duty in regard to education. Shake
speare has well said, 44 Where Ig
norance is bliss, 'tis folly to -be
wise," and I add, that if we intend
to allow ignorance to predominate, it
is foolishness to educate the young.
An ignorant people is a powerless
people, because knowledge only is
power ; withoutit we may have the
wealth of a Rothschild or Astor, the
liberty of a King or Cannibal, and
We will be but a bubble on the
ocean of; life, but give ma knowl
edge anel 14 show me where to place
my feet, and l wm move the earth'.
Though ? the clouds
mayVeem to nbver i
thick blackness thereof darken our
pathway to intelligence, yet I can
see a glimmering hope in the future,
a sure hope, not far distant, which
is anchored in the rising generation,
and just as sure as ages continue to
roll, the sun of intelligence will rise
and carry these clouds before it, like
chaff before the wind. 44 What
moves mind but mind?" A strong
intellect jwill as naturally move one
of less ; powers as the stronger
muscle jwill move the weaker.
Therefore, for the reasons given,
and hope entertained, I shall en
deavor t6 give, from time to time,
such impartial sketches as my data
will permit. .
This flourishing institution owes
its origin to the meritorious labors
of Rev. Henry Martin Tupper, the
present 'principal, in the fall of I fi.uou, ana as mucn over aspossi
1805, Mr. Tupper opened' a school ble, to aid in furnishing this build-''
in tne ruia union iiouse." now
known as National Hotel. Here he
taught alone until the 1st of October, necessary, but they are first deslr
186(5. when he secured the assistance ous of showing to the world (more ;
of three other teachers who remain-
ed with him through the session of
180G-'G7 At the opening of the
school in IS67, two other teachers
were employed and aided him until
1808. January, 1869, Raleigh Insti-
tutewas! organized; u Through the
energetic efforts of Mr., T., the site
upon vvhich the second - Baptist
church now stands was purchased
and the building better known as
Tiinner's church was erected. In
this enterprise the colored, people
took no - little, interest, but. gave of
their scanty earnings and1 labor all
that theexigency of the times would
allow. Many friends in the North
made .liberal, donations, i and the
Freedman's Bureau gave $2,000 to-
ward the completion . of ? rooms
therein ifor school purposes.,! Soon
1 after completing, these, reomsthey
' were cruwueu iu . uiear,, utuioau ca--
'pacity, and r many ; students, , who
came fr6m a distance, were com-
pelled tOi return or otherwise get
"board and lodging", outside of the
school, i Thus it became, necessary
to erect other buildings for dormito-
ries, which was done on this same
lot. Finding this to be unequal to
the emergency, in 1870 Mr. X, as
agent for t the Baptist , Home JMis-
sionary p Association, purchased, the
valuables Barringer property, with
the beaxitiful mansion, much of its
furniture, all out-buildings; and
about twenty, or twenty-five , acres
of landl attached, for.$15,000. - Just
here I might say that this is an ad-
joining loo- to the Governor's Pal-
ace, anu i mere is no piace in
this city that was more lavishly
bededked with ornaments and flow-
ers of an endless- variety, than this,
in day of yore. And I am happy ers received second class. 1W3V. a.
to say, bone of its original ' beauties Shepherd, of the theological denart
have either fadedor departed by ment,is now general agent Of Nortli
becoming property for ,the colored
rnan. it yet retains me appearau w i
of "old time" aristocracy- ; :i
O this nrtrphflfiP. I
thSSffiTfor a large. buifding was
niHMi iuu;i uaiuuK VA w. l
drawn and put in execution. JVTany
friends in the North freely gave of
r,n4 fnrthi. nohleobiect;
lEy SSS Piovidce-ever
i a. ii.. r iv' rriT i niriflnii.
rest upon
donors ; were
Siibbath schools,
churches. soeloU
1 individuals. Mr. Eliiah Rhw r
Wales, Mass., having given 'the
I :fr!"Vu"Jrt. we lnsil-
tUtT med ta" Work
1 00jliCsPoLjAuJadentJua
1 was made.wromplete.thewestwinff
wnicn 9,-476.12 was realizeel in
I financiering of Mr. T.
In 71 thelbandationof this build-
lSSdSSfift y ,uctSber, 72, it
was com pleted, furnished and occu-
piedf .rrEecost of this wing iseSi-
matedat $25,000. During the ses-
sioridf T2--3 'every aVallablo place"
in this building, tho mansion. 4ltho
,-,f.i...I,.,ii,.'j . v
I wuuw it, anu me rooms
imxnevcnarca eamcw. weta mM ih
i t m,ii, ht n .
! irisulncient,.'Mr.,t 'T.'s ever -restless
brain was again put in action, and
soon a feasible plan was devised by
whichanother, building could be
erected. ; As the females had been
seminary for their especial benefit
At a social union of many Baptists
in Greenfield, Mass., by chance ho
was allowed to make a statement
in regard to his mission and labors
in this State, and, 44yankee like,"
ho took advantage of the opportu
nity,as a large number were present,
and said that he was in search of the
man irJi.n inmiJl aiii Iiitti S nnn ;.
which to commence this huildintf.
From this .remark (which would
seem idle in these regions,) the rep
rrpresentatives from : Brattleboro,
!Vt., voted that Mr. Jacob Estey, of
their town, should give the sum
'mentioned. Mr. Estey gave it and
fsent Mr. T. back in this direction,
rejoicing. In coining through Put
nam, Ct., he met Mr. George M.
Morse, Who gave him $2,500.
Thus with $7,500 he began the erec
tion of the Estey. building. The walls
Iwere partailly up when this amount
was exhausted, and the work discon
tinued. Again Mr. T. was at a
loss as to what course to pursue,
but soon he fathomed the depths
of this problem by the organiza
tion of a band of singers, which he
took North in the summer of '73,
and by his return in the fall they
had sung up, or realized by musical
concerts, $3,518.72. With this, the
work went bravely on' until Janu
ary, '74,: when1 the nmotmt was! ex
pended and work stopped' until
March, when Messrs. Shaw and Es
tey came down on a visit, and t lie
latter gentleman made another Jib-,
eral donation, which commenced
tmrlr- nnrl irlll nnmnlnli. 4ltu
1 ciear oasn."" and. nnnmnrtnin.
rtv-prF?h2l('neor tfe Iareest-nnd-Hnest school-1
SitevS: Building in tbe BUln very tow
days. This building is estimated at
$35,000. The entire-property r be
longing to this institution is esti
mated at from $75,000 to $100,000,
with an indebtedness of k about
$2,500, which' will soon be settled;'
This is the result of only ninifyears'
labor, for a down-trodden 'people,
by a man who openeel his first Sitb
bath school under an old oak tree
The Estey building, or Seminary
for females, will 'comfortably ac
commodate one hundred scholars.'
It is six stories high, and contains
about fifty rooms, including recita
tion and drawing rooms. It will
be completed and furnished by the
first of October, and in connection
with this it-might be well for me
to say that forty of the leading
male students' of 'this school have
agreed to raise $25 each, making
mg. lnisnooie enon on ine parr
of the young men is not altogether
especially tho Northern portion )
thafc the colored man is willing tor
help himself J secondly, to show to
the sex for whose especial benefit
this - Institution was founded, that ;
they are 'willing to help them;
thirdly, to show to the 'North that
there are some Southern people who
are wining to neip us. rnese young
men reside in different parts of the
State, and 'during their Vacation
thev propose to make this effort. '
and it is believed that v all who de- ,
sire to seeine-negieciea; icmaies oi
thegood old North State11 properly
cared for,: and thoroughly educated,
will not turn them, away empty ;
hence, you who profess to beai
des holrs, will have an opportunity "
to prove it by givlnga mite to this
gallant object. This division of tho
school, will have an industrial, mu-
aiwi, auu tuai
partment in it. ' . "
During the '.session j ast closed 1
there were .'156 'students. .. Their i
principal studies; were grammar, ,
mental, and , written, arithmetic,. ,
composition, algebra, latin, phvs-
iology, geometry, Ac. The examln- 1
ation of the past- session reflect l
great credit upon the accomplished, i
principal teacher. Miss G. A. AVool- f
son, and her assistants, Misses SI. A. ( t
Lathrop and M. J. Woolson. There-
has been a theological department
to this institution ever since 18C9,
and a medical department is strong-
ly anticipated. Upward 4 of pno,
hundred students of this institu-
tion taught public schools last Va-
crtwuui wju ucanjr mcoiwuouuwij
arernow teaching. Some received, ,
first-class certificates after a rigid ex-
amination.while nearly all the oth-
csaroiina, wria8.,AUJwiuipj' '
,"U"C,1"V? , rr f V 7T
pWa. This Institution Is lust , bo
$5,000 have-been paid' as . taiuon
: - - - - - o. . ' -t,
it. av ' mr - . . a
since 1869. If aU the Dau axe..
in readiness three Jt .
can be accommodated next session.
mth of Washington, and is;d;
become one of tho first
iiim iiimlilliliuii jo dcwuu w
the land.

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