iwWBI -"" ' ' ImmQp-miJKZZm i mim ill i ,'JP ' nm flu' JiyMi.'
a . 7 1 jTT -
i - I- - -
PALISUURY, KUIDAt.APB. 30, '69.
THE WAR CLOUD.
Many Imaftue that seeapeck of war
to the Dolitical ky. We are not troubled
with apprehension of that ort. though con
stitutionally a peace man. It is true that
tho Senle haa refused by alinoat a uuaui
uvus Tote to ratify the Johnson-Clarendon
treat for a settlement of the Alabama claim.
It is true that several belijferent speeches
Lave been made in the Senate by Mry Sum
ner. Mr. Chandler and otjier Radical Sena
tors. It is also true that the administration
will probably take very high grounds in re
lation to the Euglish difficulties, and in its
dealings with foreign powers generally
But, with all that, we apprehend no danger
of a foreigu war at preseut. The Secretary
or State. Mr- Fish, U undoubtedly a states
niau of the mostpacifie views. He is also.
probably, the ablest man in the Cabinet, aud
wjile he dir.U the foreign relatious of tha
..nnirv tli. i will be no dancer. He is far
too wisfrjr-STateemaw to the await
tn a foreign war until peace has been restor
ed at home, and so. w think, is Gen. Grant.
The radical organ iu this State Is for avoid-
to i,e g&wffii msMt
which Jhey were well fitted, and the duties of
whieh they bad discharged faithfully, simply
bCMM they were not KadiraU. We have a
rase of that kind In this place, Mr. C II.
ProtidfH, who lost an arm in the war for the
preservation of the Union, has been Super
intendent of the Federal Cemetery her sine
the office was established. That he has dis
charged his duties faithfully will not be de
nied by any person who haa the slightest re
gard f..r t rmh. But. though taking no ac
tive part In politics, ha was not a Radical.
This was sufficient to cause hi decapitation.
The place has been given to an able-bodied
man who is abuudantly able to earn his Bv
nil- ut some other vocntion. It isuot believ-
ed that Oen. Grant will sanction theae things
when he comet to understand how thy have
been brought about. He haa thus far left
these matters to others, hot he will probably
assert his prerogatives sooner or later when
we may expect a second cleaning oat.
Mr. l'roudfit leaves here with the go d
wishes of our citiieus. whose good opiuiou he
haa won by his conduct while here.
view to co-operate la tins important pro
ject, lie also aays it is designed liy tne
Company that at h ast one director shall
be chosen from each of the counties in
North Carolina through which tho road is
Col. Towiisend hho tells me that Greens
boro' is taking ac'ive measures to secure a
road from tli:it place to t heraw ; and
while the South Carolinians much prefer
to make the connection here, if we repulse
or negreet their offers of co operation, they
will be compelled to make Greensboro
their objective point, as the best they can
do. From In -uncut conferences at lwu
rlgh with Col. Towiisend, who is a gen
tleman of great ability and enterprise, 1
that the rebellion is crushed, bat it is not
killed". Wen. tf such li OWi lact If the r
bellion is not killed it is because the party in
power since the war would not let it die, but
have been constantly feeding It to keep it
alive. If a proper policy had been pursued
at the close of the war the people of the
Southern States would to-day be the most
loyal f any in the Union, if they are not so.
If the counsels of the true Union inen at the
South had prevailed the Southern people
could easily have been conciliated by a mag-
mnimous policy. The Republican party
l.iid it in its power to make itself the pre
dominant party in every State in the Sooth
without enfranchising the colored popula
tion. But it repelled the respectable men of
the South, including nearly all the respecta
ble Uuionista, for the sake of a few men of
broken fortunes and tainted reputations who
would be a disgrace to any government, and
who were actuated, as a class, by no motives
beyond the acquisition of power for the grat
ification of their private malice aud revenge.
Gen. Grant evidently desires to repair the
errors which have been committed, as far as
it may be in his power to do so. We are
now assured, upon unquestionable authority
that he will submit to the people of Virginia
separately all the more obnoxious features of
the recently formed Constitution for that
State, so as to epablethem to get rid of them
without defeatijg reconstruction under the
reconstruction laws. In short he will do all
that was asked by the concervative commit
tee of nine, which movement was denounced
by the radical organ aforesaid as one that
would be sternly rebuked by Gen. Grant.
Bat in onetbing he has been unfortunate la
bis appointments to office. He has been en
tirely too proecviptive, and many of his ap
poiutanents. both in the South and elsewhere,
are such as to bring the government whieh
they represent into reproach. But we are
not without hope that he will yet correct this
Thia word is assuming some importance
in our nnlitical nomenclature. The 6rst
number of a large and able piper, called
the Imperialist, hat just been issued at
XT V L. I I I II ' , , l 1
THE CHERAW AND SALISBURY
We cheerfully give place to the communi
cation on this subject from Maj. Robbm.
We have before intimated that we regard
this as the route designated by nature fur a
railroad from Salisbury to an Atlantic port.
Instead of running straight across the princi
pal streams, and some of the mountain ranges
of the State, it runs parallel with such streams
and mountain range and presents a few
obstacles to the construction of a railroad as
are to be found on any route of the same
length. It will give us a connection wiib
Wilmington many il shorter than the one
we now have. We see from the Democrat
and the Argun that the citizens of Cheraw
and Wadesboro feel a deep interest in this
r nte, as do the citizens of Charleston ; and
it is natural that they should. We hope the
meeting called in the communication of Maj
Bobbin will be well attended, and that ap
propriate action will be taken. We do not
wish to be understood a opposing the Fay
ettcville road, but of the two we think this al
together the most feasible aud much the
most likely to be built at least to this point.
The natural route for the Fayetteville road
is the one parallel with the Cape Fear and
Deep Rivers, and the mountain ranges of
TTwbarrie.' to connect with the North Caroli
na, and N. W. N. C roads at High . Point
and Salem, or at Greensboro', and such is
likely to be the route finally taken. Yet,
even if the Fayetteville road should be built
to this place, there is no reason why we
should not also do everything in our power
for the Cheraw road. We hope the men of
meaus among us will give this subject the
attention which it deserves. Salisbury un
questionably possesses advantages over every
other place in the State for a great inland
city and sooner or later, if its citisens exhibit
the requisite enterprise and public spirit, it
vill become by far the most important and
thriving place of business in North Caroli
na. New lem and Wilmington alone excepted.
The great blemish upon the present ad
ministration thus far is the spirit of proscrip
tion which ha characterized it. The rule
skeins to I f that alt of the appointee of the
late administration must be displaced for no
other reason than they were it appointee.
Iu many instance true and tried Republi
cans, whose connection wita the party is com
mensurate wrth its existence, ha ve been turn -ed
out to make loom for men whose Repub
licanism dates back but a few month, and
who'e character is such that no decent
Another, to be culled the Empire, is ex
pected to. make its appearance in lliila.
delphia soon. The object of these jour
nal, and those who support them, ia to
revolutionize oar government and change
it form from that of a representative dem
ocracy to a monarchy. We say from a
democracy to a monarchy, for if our gov
ernment wa what the wisest statesmen
of the Revolution would have nude it a
well balanced republic no advocate of
such a change a is now proposed could
be found in all the length aud breadth of
the land. "When ever you run too far
into a democracy," said the greatest and
wisest statesman of the Convention of
1787, "you will certainly shoot off into a
monarchy." These won! might be re
garded a prophetic if they had not been
fully justified by the history of tho past.
The appearance of an imperial party in
our midst is plainly traceable to the teach
ing of American radicalism. The ear
liest and the ablest of the radical teachers
in America was Thomas Jefferson, the
father of the Democratic party in the
United State. The Republican party of
the present day, which claims, and with
perfect troth, to be the true Jeffeisonian
Democracy, ha pushed the theories and
idea of that great apostle of Democracy
to their legitimate consequence in every
thing but State rights. From the "ex
treme of democracy" into which they have
pushed the country we are almost certain,
sooner or later, to "shoot off into a mon
archy." The present movement my be
premature we believe it is but we are
certainly traveling the same road which
all the democracies have travelled before
us. Witness Rome, for instance, where
the great leader of the demociacy, Juliu
Ctesar, vaulted to the seat of euspire,
lille the great leaders ot the aristocracy,
Pompey and Cato, died martyrs to the
cause of republican liberty. So it will be
in thi country after awhile the chaage
will h: delayed for a time b) physical
caueee. For our part, while no democrat,
we are opposed to the revolution, peacea
ble or otherwise. We are for giving oar
democratic institutions a longer trial and
never abandoning them until their failure
becomes so palpable that the dullest com
prehension cannot fail to see i. When
the failure is made manifest, as it will be
in the course of time, an empire is the on
ly remedy that present! Itself. 1 ft'wili be
simply impossible to travel back from a
democracy to a balanced republic, as every
one can see who will take die trouble to
Court House, but he met the members of
tha. meeting in tho street, who informed"
him they had adjourned so that it wa not
I will also state that threats were made
by a piominriu member of the Western
Division that no contractor who voted
against tho amendment should have a
contract on tha Wester i line. It is also
raid that threat werSumado to stop the
work on tho Eastern DAis'" 'f '' amend
ment was not WNjft). Whiskey was
freely poured ouV2fv as one of the al
lies relied upon f Upaigiiiiig men who
tried to choke off lha people.
So much for the Eastern Division. In
tha other nicctinr Bowman was chosen
in the county jail, at the discretion of the
Sec. 2. Any person or persons either
singly or in association with each oilier,
who being disguised or masked or other
wise concealed in the manner described in
i In- preceding section, shall commit any
trespass or not by force or violence, which
is now a misdemeanor by any statute, of
this Slate, or at common law, shall be
deemed guilty of lelony, and shall bo iiu
or a lei in of not less than otio year or
know how anxious his conilmnv is to have : Permanent chairman, w s t Is II. C Cnwlcs
the road ! uilt to this point ; but they are j and U. M. Roberts as Secretaries. Upon
also of the opiuiou that wo must and counting the slock it as found that forty
should lend a helping hand if we would two thousand and several bundled shares
see this project succeed. were represented, only a few oyer six
I have now given a few of the points thousand of these share representing the
risoned at hard labor in lue penitentiary
more than ten years.
rec. 3. This act shall go lain effect on
its ratification, and the Governor shall
rausu the same to be published immediate
ly. ' Ratified the 12th day of April, 1869.
in relation tn this extremely important 1 haslern Division. Ibese votes being in
matter; and I call upon our men oi inilu- the hands of fortwo pSrsous, wh'lcthelaw
dice aud substance anil enterprise
and enterprise to
arouse themselves at once to tho work.
Are we to sit still and hoard our means deemed expedient b
and let the rest of the wor'd outstrip us, concern to put the a
ittid neighboring towns and communities j voce vote and not by
absorb our business and prosperity I I Everybody voted,
say to our property holders that it will be stockholders, and no
wise iu litem to contribute largely to this and negroes, and so
Cheraw mad and tlso to the Fayetteville I declared adopted,
road. By so doing they can double the poned till next mo
v ne of their estates. liV i.eeleclinc II. , a-'ain i s ' moled lo;
they will see inw'pnseiti possessions and frnallv adioii
soon dwindle to a trifling figure. It is the genskelu-f that this amend-
The.se two gcand entei prises constitute j meat wa. tioiAgully adopted,, aud. tkttre
a tide in the affairs of this section of cquh- is some talk an injunction beingapplied
try and of this town. It we nre wise to for by the Sfckholders of the tustern Ui
take it at the Hood it will lend us on to i vision.
fortune. Our des'iur as a town nl impor
tance unquestionably depends on this
Stats or North Caroliv a,
Office Secretary oj State,
Raleigh, April 1C, 18C9.
I, Henry J. Meiiuiugfrr, Secrclaiy of
State, do hereby certify that the foregoing
requires sixty, holding . niajoniy oi the ing is a true copy oi the original act on
stock, to constitute ajgal meeting, it was hlu Iu this office.
e managers oi me
iidmeiit by a viva
pg the Stock.
Arse ; men, boys,
ui kin. Id eis, whites
the farce was post-
when the meeting
e trivial purposes,
II. J. MEXNIXGER,
Secretary of Slate.
F. Mekxixokr, Clerk.
the outskirts of tho city. A large num
ber of boues aud relic were found.
The Piinceis Louise, daughter of
Queen Victoria, i to bo married on the
7ih of July tn-xt to lha 1'iiuce Royal of
Denmaik. Thia will leave the Queen
only one unmarried daughter, the Prin-
- New York pays more for tobacco than
it doe for bread.
Tho fTerT)rlean CroMent has been
merged in tho Time.
At the suggestion cf many citizens, no
tice in hereby given that A &FEETISG
WILL BE HELD I. 'HIE TOWN
HALL, on SA TURD A Y next, the first
day of May, at fi o'clock, p. m.,or the pur
pose ofeontidering the propriety rtf semiiny a
delegation to Vheraw, and taking such oth
er steps as may be thought useful. 1st
there be a general rally from town aud
duntry. Very Respectfully,
W. M. RUBUIXS.
April 26, 1869.
Three hundred English sparrow Lave
At ill event there is comidera-' bceu let loose in Syracuse
ble anxietyiu tho
pressed metiers to
camp ot those who
a conclusion in stich
I I... - iB .... Ili.il for
I ii imi , am 'mould luoviu.g v.ni.u ....
! the 4th May, proximo, to review the
' situation The earnest desire of tlie Hank I
men toget the auieudmcut through speed-
- .1.. . , 1. 1 !.,. ....,,!,! nlitiiiil vAaa.M.af At, '
II,, 11, ill. II III' , tuiim iiu
of thr State bonds, may yet be found to
!ravo"'o'cr -leaped ittetf." Ahi.
Fur the Old Xorth Slate.
lift- It1tfir X Arilr liiiit si. ii-i- in vnnr
: ; .," . j tun
paper lor the purpose nl calling the alien-
Thin gauze veils are coming in fash
California has nearly a million and a
half dollars lying idle iu its treasury.
Great activity is reported at all the
American Navy Yards.
The Xcw York Sun ssys Gen. Mc
Clellau is soon to appear as public lectur
er. Mr. Mo'ley intends lo sail for England
' . rr - ..... i :..,!. .i , v..- V...L. lOi.
stinetmn act, tbat those otate snail adopt " "" --
tli- fifteenth amendment to the constitu-
TUE FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT.
y the menus, say the Haiti more Sub,
of tacking on of the requirement of the
tsinia, .Mississippi and Itxas recon-
it is calculated Oat that amendment 1 Q'" Victoria will again visit Switx-
A number of Democratic papers In
Texas have hoisted the name of A. J
Hamilton for Governor, aud are urging
with all their might and main hi election,
and that of the other conservative Re
M Alt HI ED:
On the 22d of September last, at the
residence ol the bride's father, by T. L
Triplet, P. A. Watt, Esq, , and Mist
Camelia Clodfclter, all of tin county.
In this county on the 2oth of March,
by J Thoroason Esq, Mr A M Webb aud
Mis Elisabeth liain.
In this county on the 22nd inst, by J
Tliomason Ei-q, Mr George II Etamhetrt
a. d Miss Elisabeth Wilhclu..
At the bridtt's father's, on the 4th of
March, by Elder A 1) Alderman, Mr G
G Cain to Miss Eliza J Pale daughter of
Mr Joseph and Mi Llli-u Pate, all of
Iu Moore County, on the 5th ult., at
the residence -of trif; bride's- father by
by Col David S Earrett, Esq, Mr 0 0
Mcl,i an, to Miss Anna, daughter ol Irer
P. Patterson, Esq.
Gn the 20th instant, at the residence of
Council Best, Esq, by iho Rev A J
Finlayson, Mr Geo V Rest to Mrs lkt
tie u null n, all of Wayne county.
Iu Cleveland county, on the 6Ji inst.,
Mr M II Randall to Miss S E K minions.
In Iredell county, on the 4th inst, by
the Rev Dav'd brown, Mr Geo L Rank
in to Miss: Margaret Mills. Also, -Mr
Marshall Mills to Miss LA Rank n.
will In c. me .'in article of the fundamental erlaud this summer, extending her visit lo ' i ,i ,i ,
on o, ,ne eiMzens o, Salisbury ana v.cin-; ivb ,e gpring of 1870. Counting these ,lllv
II V t'i a Mil iret of id (it- i itniHiifuiiro lo , V. . -t j? j V"
- sf - . f - Ililft' J"M:T'I(. W Mlfi IL flllO. 111(11. III. t Hitf!
!n Fayetteville, X C, April 3d. 1869
Archibald McLaughlin, in ihu 79;h year
of his age.
In Lincolnton, on, the 1.1th inst, Mrs
Harriet Alexander, wife of the late Capt
ander, m the 75ih year of her
Kerosene Oil and Lamps.
TUB OIL is of perfect purity as well as
colorless, stid having been suLfecird lo govern
ment inspection, is u-amtittd free fiom all
ilatijrer in its us a consideration often hne
gardei), lo l he terious deiriinenl of consumers.
The I A M PS are of Various styles, of Islest
Slid most approved construction, ounibimng
neatness, durability and convenience , and ! t
but not least, Ihey are sold at prices so low,
as 10 astonish both natives as wed as foisigu
tamp Olssses ani Wicks of various sisns.
The shove just receiv, d St
K SILL'S Druff Store,
April 30 It Salisbury. N. C.
Magio Bleaohlng Liquid.
WILL in a few minutes, perfectly remove
any stain or discoloration Irom any cause wlnt
ever, without the slightest damags to the labia-
Simple and easy of application.
A family in this town, only a few days ago,
had eveial valuable articles shockingly stain
ed indeed literally ruined yet having obtain
ed this Juyi'c Jileaekihf Liquid, they were not
only perfectly restored, but are looking better
than tney ever had before. It costs I
trill.'. 1' .-pared and sold only at
& SILL'S Drug Store,
April 30 It Salisbury, N. 0.
Reward I U)3T-00
a Plain Circular Gold Breast Pin, about tho
sue oi an old fhini sJsilMsm - Oo-tW fess
and near the edge, there is a circle and in the
centre a hand with a pen in it. Oo the reverse
side there is a name which is forgotten. Be
tween the circle and the edge are these letiers:
II. T. vV. S. S T. K S. A liberal reward will
b Kiven fm its oliverto theedfior ol"Tlie tM
A'"'(a ouk TM 3H It
GENTIAN BITTERS. '
Cures Cbills snd Fever, Dyspepsia, Indigestion
Colic, Sick Stomach. Bronchitis, Asthma,
Neuralgia, Rheumatism, tu:
A UNIVER8AL TONIC.
A sure, safe, and reliable preventative and
cure for all Malarial diseases, and all diseases
requiting a general Ionic impression.
Piemred only by Dr. N. A. 11. Q.xl.lin snd
for sale everywhere. JAMKS T. WIGGINS,
(Successor to J. H. Baker ii Co.) PruprieUry
Anent and Wholesale dealer in Patent Medi
cines. Norfolk Va. IT 1
K : II l. .1 .
ii is wen Known mat our town mis, ,: st,..- i i.
in some way become to be regarded I wil ratify tli.t'artielc, one m .ro than in
uulieaitLy o Ulsyws, former Sn .. States
year it was noted for lis health - having ! .... ,d . , ,,, am(.nII15.. viz : Maine.
Massachusetts, Jew York, Pennsylvania.
West Virginia, North Carolina, South
aiolina. Alabama, lennessce, r loinl.i
beeu at one tune a favorite summer resort
Nor can it be denied that it ii to some ex
tent subject to malarial diseases, such as
chills and fever the ravages of which are Mieh ' lliinF Wisconsin, Minnesota!
more or less V.. ent every summer. 1 he ,owa Miwour5" Ncbraska, Nevada, Ar-
remeuy ,,r. ... ir removal o, ne cause ka Louisiana and Kansas. Tha rat-
wnieti produces the malaria. J lie cause!
1 tn tua naerilo il in t a rl t . t I , , , nasi a m nmil j
a i. uv . -i " it i if '(i ii t hi nnd (iiiiwiiiil
of decaying timber that is lo found in the
tortous streams immediately North of the
ansrts, Louisiana and Kansas.
ificntioug of Kaisas mid Missnurff howev
er, nre known t be informal. Four Mates,
Vermont, Rhode Island Connecticut and
New Hampshire, it I. believed, will ratify
the auietidinent during the present year.
I There are 20,000 gas burners in the
It reels of Paris to keep which alight last
year cost the city 4,400,000 francs.
Spain lately got rid of one Queen
Queen Isabella and is likely soon lo gi t
ml of another 'the Queen of tho Au'iles.'
city. Steps should be taken at once by
. I. : . .1 : . : l . i.
iuu cu t Muiuor.i ie, or uv n ' ciuzuii. in i h i - ,i i t w i
, .1 l . - 1 j .. ' . . (ti'orgiu and ludiana are both douliiliil
uv m. oosiruc. on. removed irom sai.i d f , , ; ,, .,.
.ream, and the .channel. ""u&yc-AJ . f pflt WlElJeaii vote,, n:,d
that they may lose their pr-oot SHiggish i nI Sttt.,re of .he
and malarial cluracleteaisd become busk, ,,. r Zf-Z ,1 I..:.f ;..
course of erection at
China. The estimated cost of each
Iu Lincolnton, on the Or I. inst., Mrs.
Dai barn Gleu Ilenderson, wife of Mr. C.
C. Henderson, dec' J., iu lite 67ilt year ot
In Concord, on the )ih inst, Mis
Mary Hei.rieiu., daughter of J D and
Mary shei wood, aged 111 years aud 7
Iu Charlnttee, on the "Oili inst., Rufus
M Joliiisou Esq. seed 42 vears.
cathedrals are in j , , . : ,
P. kit. aud Cmton'o I.KIUTRV. UARKK"TK
flowing and healthy streams, if this was
done theii- can be no doubt that its bene
lii i tl effec- would he felt at once. The
old time chill would be heard of no more
tu our midst aud Salisbury would soon
become one of the most pleasant and invi
ting towns in the State. Emigrants would
latter, refusing to ne mm in Iheir se it
whenever it is called ip, thus preventing
the piescnce of a com iutlional quorum.
CHERAW AND SALISBURY R. It.
Mr. Editor : I desire to call the spe
cial attention of the citizens of Salisbury
and the surrounding country to the im
portance of their taking immediate steps
to encourage the construction of the above
Road, for which a charter was granted at
the recent session of the Legislature. It
mute will be nn the western side of the
Pedes and Yadkin rivers, through Anson
and Stanly counties, and crossing the
Wilmington and Charlotte Railroad near
Wadesboro. At Cheraw, as is well known,
the railroad from Charleston called the
North Eastern Jload, now terminates ; so
that this new road of which I am writing
will place us in direct communication with
Charleston, besides also with Wilmington
by the Wilmington and Charlotte road.
It is only eighty mile to Cheraw ; and
a the road can be located on a very easi
ly graded route, certainly it offers to us a
connection among the most feasible and
advantageous that can be found. .-In in
spection of the map will at once show this.
1 he ISorth Eastern llaiiroad rompany,
and the people of Charleston and Cheraw,
are extremely aniious to aid in making
this connection ; because it affords them
the most favorable line to the Mississippi
vslley, by wsy of tur Western N. C.
road. Tho ( liai iestonians as well the
North Eastern Railroad Company have a,
aomviderable amount of available funds
which they are ready to devote to the
building of this connection ; and the rnnte
is already graded to the 8. C. State line,
ten miles this side of Cheraw. A meet
ing of thi; Stockholders of this company
will take place at Cheraw, on .Wednesday
the 12ih of May This I learn by letter
from Col. B. D. Townsend, the President
of the Company, who says the meeting is
to be held at Cheraw for the special eon-
r either party wiH countenance them in so- renience of the North Carolina friends ot
Mats In other cases one-armed union sol-1 the road ; and h urges us to send down a
dier. aaebu dlaplaed (n,m p.atins fur tatrong dsilegaMen from this rgicm. with a
By His Efcellency tli- Governor of
North Carolina, ltiiinvdu'v to imb-
tlock here from all parts of the North and 1 the following; act. ussed bv the Gen-
oar woald soon become the great city eral Assembly ot North Carolina, at its ,
which nature intended her to be. Ii j recent session.
hoped that our citizens will not be indiffer- j X0 person in this Slate can be "in any
ent to a subject in which they are all so, manner deprived of hi life, libertv or pro-1
deeply interested in more ways than one. perty, but by the har jf the land." Eve- j
A Citizen, i ry man's house is his cast le, into which no j
" ' man can enter to maltst oriHsiinb him un- !
We find the following letter, giv
ing an account of the Stockholder's meet
ing of ilhj W N. C. R R., at Morganton,
oil the 7th inst , in the last number of the
Asheville News. It was evidently writ
ten by one who was present, and who is
familiar with il: proceedings bad at that
Salisbury, N. (i, April 16,1809.
Messrs Editors : As the "official " re
port of the proceedings of the recent Stock
holder' Meeting of the W. N. C. R., K ,
will probably be a very Unfair, one sided
document, repressing facts and suggesting
incorrect idoas, 1 have concluded to write
you a true statement of what occurred, so
that the people of your section may not
be misled by the equivocations of the
ringmasters, and their adherents.
I he meeting assembled, pursuant tn an
nouncement, on April 7th.. Jacob W. Bow
man, of Mitchell, being called to the chair
pro tern on motion of Gctf. Henry. Imme
diately after tins an uproar began, many
talking at once, and the chairman explain
ing all around, when Gov. Vance started
to liis feet, and demanded to know what
the meeting was to be composed oft-V
Whelher of .the Eastern Division, or the
Western Division, or of the Western N.
C. R. R. Gen. Henry replied that it was
"a meeting of the Western Division;"
whsreupoti Gov. Vance promptly said that
if such was the ease the Eastern Division
had no business in it, and called apon the
Stockholders of that Dtvisron o- meet at
the Hotel, whither a large outuber "follow
ed him. The Eastern Division then or
ganised a meeting, and on counting the
stock vote, it was supposed the meeting
at the Court House was without a quo
rum. A resolution was then drawn up,
proposing to vote with the Western Divi
sion for the amendment, provided the lat
ter would unite with them in applying to
the Legislature to strike out tho objection
able feature of the ameudmeiit whichrob
bed the private Stockholders of'the East
ern Division of the control or their own
interests, and put it into the hand.- of
Gov. Hidden' .appointees. f This wss the
only objection of the Stockholders or the
Eastern Division to the amendment They
were perfectly w illing lo vote for the ad
ditional appropriation of 3,000,000, tn
the Western Division, but demanded that
no discrimination should be made in the
law governing the two Divirlons. Thi
resolution was unanimously adopted by
, tho Hotel meeting, and a gentleman re
quested to eoovwy u to the meeting ut he tod W pnnisbed hy fine or i(iipn?"t-.ment
A sugar and corn plantation of one
hundred aud seventy acres in Louisiana,
nearly equally divided between tho two
crop, returned a profit last year of Sc2o,
GGO. Nepnsef, Mass., has the oldest bouse iu
America, retaining its original form. It
was built by Join. Minot, about the year
1G40. It ii still iu good repair.
I - -
Four beech nnts, sound and sweet,
- were lately found near tho heart of .an
oak iu ludiana, with two hundred and
fifty year growth of wood over them.
Ex Senator J. R. Dnolittle, of Wiscon
sin, is now in Chicago, and it is rumored
that be is about to establish himseff iu
the practice'oT taw in that city.
New Jersey farmers want six million
baskets to put their tomatoes In this sea
son. O.ic hundred and thirty clerks iU be
removed from the Interior Department on
the 1st proximo, a large number of them
in tho Pciuion Bureau.
A.J. Alexander of Kentucky, sold to
Mr. Alexander Patterson, of New York,
his trottling Tattler, 5 years old, for
The President has sent to the Senate
since the 4th of March over eleven hun
A cave in "Lookout Mountain, Georgia,
has lately been explored for a distance of
eight miles, aud it is said to tu surpass
Mammoth Cave of Kentucky in variety
and splendor- It was part ially occupied
during the war by a rebel manufactory of
1 ' 1 w. tVn.lilnlvInn ArtmiliMnilant t.P m
1,. , ,i . 1 " . , .-1 I i I i . . . I , V " I i . I .. . i . i l ... . ,
..,, all., i, i,-. I... ,1.1., niililin . iiiniiiii '
By the regard which we all h.oe for ihe Bo,ton P"P' MJ" ,,,at ,,,e Bourbon
peace of n ieiy and ihe good name of the Princess who were lately married iu New
Stale, I calf npoik.evwy ewixrn to unhe J York ran away from tho National Hotel
APRIL 30, 1869.
KtroKTKD BV J. A. McCUNXACUHlt. BOCKS
less by authority of ).. The humblest
and the poorest arwtntitled Willi protec
tion equal with tl.sjstaLhiest nud most
exalted. The Cour will extend this
protection, and the Incentive is prepared
to sustain the Courts, and to do every
thing within the sphere of his powers and
duties to preserve pence and good order
in society. Bands of men who go mask
ed nud armed at night, causing alarm nud
terror in neighborhoods, and committing
acts of violence on the inoffensive and de
fenceless, will be followed and brought to
justice; and dcpredelors snd robbers,
who live on the; honest earnings, of others,
will be made to feel the penalty due to
It rs -hoped the evil complained of, and
which nre confined to a few localities, will
speedily cease. The great body of the
people of the State are submitting quietly
and peaceably lo established authority,
and laboring assidaon'sly to retreivo iheir
fortnnes and improve their condition. I
appeal to this great body Of the people" to
unite with mo in discountenancing and re
pressing the evtfs "rt-.vrr ed lo. Public
opinion properly embodied and expressed
will be more effectual in repressing these
evils, and in promoting the. general good
that will result from the complete estab
lishment of peace and order in every
neighboi hood in ibsj State, than the exe
cution ol the law itself against offenders
in a few individual rasps. I respectfully
lui.it. Mr t. ...in j.
Cora, prr bnoli, ul W .-..
" heal, buS. 46 "
Copperas, pur puuad,
i ainllr., TalklW, "
Cotton. per poanil,
" Yarn, per buucli,
KjMt. per Uonn,
Watliets, per pound.
K.our. per sack.
KUIi, Mackeral, .' . I.
Fruit, dried, applet pealed,
m ' Peacbei, pevlec,
Leather, sppcr, per pound,
Iron, bSr, "
" castings, "
Xails. cut, "
UolaiMea. sorv'hum. per fa
Onions, r bnshe!,
fork. per pound,
potatoes, Irish, per bushel,
Sugar, Brown, perpnaad.
" Crushed Piilveriied .....
Salt, coast, per sack
" Liverpool, " .....
Tubacco, Lcat per nonnd..,.i.i
" Rmokinc. ......
. . . .
19 to In
464 to 46j
4.76 to 6.96
, . 60
en to to
1.00 to 1. 2i
F " to (HI
10 t i 19
Ml to 76
100 to 00
14 to 16
18 to Si'
90 to 20
9. 76 to 9.76
0.00 to 9.00
6.60 to 6.00
00 to Ml
SO to 1.60
40 to 1 .00
Notice of Co Partnership.
WrjarsOTOw, N. C, April 15th, 18C9.
AT'E, the undersigned have this day entered
V into co partnership under the firm nsnie
and style of BANNISTER. COAN & CXI ,
for the purpose of ctHMjuclinir the businewol a
HEAL ESTATE and FINANCIAL AGEN
CY, with principal . ffi-ei at Wilu.ingion, N.
C , and New York City.
VYcrespeclluUy oflu oor services lo llie pub
lic. LEMUEL BANNLiTER,
J. C. KENYNN.
For further information, aildress
BANNISTER, COWAN A CO..
npni 30 I n Wilimnjr'on, N. C.
II. U DIXUN,
r. C. U1XUN.
NEW AD VERTISEMtNTS.
Mr. Chat. S. HUncfclter's connec
tion with our House as l'raveiling Agent, and
his authority to collect money due us, cease
from this dato DARBY k CO.,
Wholesale Fruiterers and Confectioners.
Baltimore, April 21st, 1869. 17 2t
with me in discounteuancitig disnrdersand
violence of all kinds, and in fostering and
promoting confidence, peace and good will
among the whole people of the Stale.
Done at our Ci y of Ualeigh, tliis the
16th day of April, one thousand
l. s. eight hundred and aixty-tiiue, ami
in the year of the independence ol
, the United Stktea ihe 93d.
By the GovercorrT
W. U RlCH,ftD809,
Acting Private Secretary.
An Act making the act of going Masked,
Disguised or Paintfd, a l elony.
The General Assembly . North Caro
lina do enact .- isrr l
vice for ihe concealment of fad face or
without paying their board.
Dr. Cuming says our tribulation is
coming which was foretold by the Proph
et Ilaggui : "Yet a little while, and I will
shake the earth and tbe tea and the dry
land." We are in the seventh vial, and
''one shock, startling, terrific, and of huge
and unprecedented proportions," is yetto
come for the purpose of shaking up tbe
scoffer. , i
President Grant has made a rule to re
ceive no culls on Sunday, and has foi
bidden his secretaries to brihir him anr
day, vtl.li the
trt do enact: Sec. 1. Any person who j ;etlei or teligjcuuiS-
,11 disguise himself by p.ii,,ti,p his L ioof tlo K
by wtaruig aur mufk r any othrr de-j ; ... . f
A Ft'ir Pniclicil Que.Mioos.
Would you be perfectly cured of the Itch in
adavortwo ? Get Ihe Infallible Jleh Oint
.'. price 25 cents.
Won). I you have your Corn snd Bunion
removed in a lew days? Buy the Corn rad
tcutor price 2a cetus.
Would you relieve yourself of that most dis
tressing of all nl). -ci ion, in a lew moments,
Neuralgia . the Head aud Face? Use the
Neuralgic Remedy price wily 50 cents.
Would you relieve your children wf Worms,
that fruitful cause of many other diseases?
Use the Vermifuge pi epared by E. S. pi ite
Would vou rid your Houses and Furniture
of that loathsome pest of the season Bed Bngt
Vim the Bed Hug Exterminator price 25
WonhJ yro exterminate- from your Rarn
ara Meat nouses, ino' nauseous and letrtict
tve enemies of civilization Ruttt l?e Ihe
Rut Poiton, prepared by E. S. price 25 cents
All the aoove are prepated aud to be had
At E. SILL'S Drcc Store.
Salisbury, N. C. IIH7J
Snow Camp Foundry,
S. DIXON &CO.,
Iroc-Fcunderi. Mill- Wnf htl iV
SNO IF CAMP P. O.
Alamance Co., N. C,
Improved Horse-Powers and Threshers,
Straw-Cuttcrs, Corn-Shtllers, Cant
Mills, Saw and Grist Mill Irons
of every Description, Shaft'
ing, Pulleys, Gear
rnq, dtc., dc;
Also, are maoufactoiing an
Improved Twbine Water Wheel,
Which at no distsnt day. it is believed will so
lieiwde the Overshot-Wheel in most situa
tions, where, economy, durability and effici
enrv are properly considered.
17 Mill owners who use water for the pro
pulsion of machinery, are particularly request
ed to five this Wheel an examination before
sending their money North lor one not so
This Company is an association of Practical
Me. -Iranics. who have been encased in this
particular business for more than twenty five
yrur, ami nre qualified from long trainibjr,
and practical experience, to make thorough
work of any job entrusted to their care ; to
gether with the LO W PRICK at which work
has been pot under the ready-pay system,
lately mangotated in this country, will make it
to the interest of those wanting any thin) in
our line to give us a call. spril 3D 1 It
l; TATE of north Carolina,
lO IREDELL i. UCNTY.
Superior Court, Sp ing Teim, I860, ,
ft appearing to the satisfaction ol the Court
tl-at the Civil business of this Court requires s
Special Term thereof ; It is Iheretore ordered
(hat a Special ttrmol the Superior Conn, lor
the trial ol Civil cause only, he held for the
Count v of Iiedell at the Court Hon,' in Stales
villi, commencing on Monday the lOih day ol
July next, at wtyieu lime and placeTa'l psrttes
loCivi! caus as hereby noiified lo be pres-
i with ' er witne-n'S, to tnc end Thar Thi
In liuis' Builtl'i!)?, opposite the
Ps prrpnred to do ever.i tkiiis; la kfs list st short
aotice uil on tbe mot reasonable lei ms. .411 kind
ot furniture tenovated and repaired ami rin lo
look as well new. Special aUootion given Is tha
makina; aid repairing of
SOFAS, SETTEES, LOUNGES,
CHAIRS, &c., &c.
Give him a call, txmiaiae his work, aad yew will
go sway pleased.
Sahaourj. Apt it 9tli. 1869. 14 3m
Jlootns opposite the Old North State, formerly
occupied by Urs. Brawn.)
... . i . . ii . in
rtlcrung to impftrtaiit ij. s 9, f vaidfCourt may be disposed of i would re-pwalully inform the citisens of fcal
a- .. oniito hv Uw. iuory siw vieinitr, that
as i n
... M JJ L. l 'vl irnuiff, -lu rB UHiJiiire, ...ii w urn
persosuwith luteot tu terrify or fnghtet. j M j dj burying-eround Tiasl sai Court, at oihee in tiiatesvilte, this 10th
any citiaeo or it community, or part , ... , 8 , i Jav of April, A. D.. 1&G0:
anycitiaeo or Urn community, or part i , , " , j Jar of April, A. D
thereof, shall be srthy ot a misdemeanor, beenroken in upon by sonlo workmen 1 &
snd b- pnnisbed bv fine or imprisonment 'in St Ixuis. while removing a mound in I iiil J 17'd
a L. SUMMERS. C S C
at tin- shove named plaoe. to execute with neat
ness and despatch, ail kind- of Urean-niakisg ia
the most fashioiiabje. styles.
Gentlemen's Clottunr tnle to order st
ruv" e"'",s rani prompwy
771. ins.- lor.:t ll-;i