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IM-MOCRVTIO CHANGE FOR
1'nless.a in UetNuof lat fall
.-,1 tl.ii itrin hnvMiMi, tb)
I ha lie within; tliv. past year a greet
of auullliiuul atiiuuit iu imju
ue.papalarly Wined re-etioii-
;....,niiu tit i-iliy of tnalntaiii-
ina the uoi4toy of the party in
.lj. ..dlrlata frsr President In No
I rem ber next. Unie llwf-ha been
M.cb a change, FW. W
... i f leant, would dOBM BO Mr
i.i.s tha aUaiion than would Mr.
Pendleton, or Go. Seyow,tf Con
necticnt, in takiajf the field again!
Titer art many member of the
republican port who wonid rather
ret for KMWf nt tun ftadktmi or
either of the' Seymour j enl Hiey
woold rather vote for Grant than for
either of the other gentlemen named.
The men who, tinee the eoniuience
metttof tb, war, , b8 with
k. nrtv in newer, and ere now eon
Mderinc the propriety nd fjuty of
withdrawing from that party, have
been led to eneh consideration hy the
evil reealteof the policies adopted by
Congress within the laat three or (our
cais,and eaforcod agaiust .tbW
position of the President, and hie
riinvtettM that the party, in coue
quenee of its immense strength, ha
become eo eorrapi mm iv w uuwuiwj
The demoeraer must largely de-
iiend on the wrevareneo of this
viction in the Presidential campaign
will c 'in mend
In addition, it most
nrea of reform which.
themselves to the intelligence, and
patriotism, and spirit of Justice of the
I people. II M UOI uuirmiuciiuy as
serted br timid democratic politici
ans that the democracy annua tue
no affirmative ground, fhey say
lt us uroflt bv the Mnndera of our
opponents, and assail their eon up
tion and incompetency ; bet .out
commit the democratic parte to doc-
I trines wWeh, In tarn, seay tiercely f
assailed, and thus rendered uuponn
hv. Such a course would be incm- j
latent with the hiatorr of the JWI
mocratic party. It is the boast of
oar wganiiatiou that it plainly pre
sents the issues to the people uKn
which it ask their support.
Let as go into iho can v ass proclaim
ing that the present iniquitous tariff
lawa shall be modified ; that the aa
tional bank eirculattou shall be abol
iabed: that the expenses of tbe if"
reduced : frrat the
JVaAaVsa 1 ' mdum
Washlngtee, May 9, P. M. -Meade
tslsnrwuBS Grant tbst both branches of
tea Uaorrle Legislature in Badieal and
that the Florida election passed off quirt
I y resulting In tits adoption of the (Tonsil
taeVa. Doth braaehsa. at the Legislator
Neither House in session te d iy
General itossoan and sereral a,
of CoaaiMS. ballad the President tn dir
Ex-Prssideut Bucbanan la daugcretwly
The 8tar ears :
"The Hears In lbs Impeachment stock
made a tremondaa rally last evening, and
far a tiese bad ft all thaw own way. At
the IssHeg hotels aad ether points where
tmneasttna In cm market are serried on
Ufl msaas ot toe President who were
supposed to knew a thing or two, were
aettleg well en acquittal. Two to
tea so ear, aad a headrest to one. At
night lbs Balls rallied and swept every
thing aad professed to be particular MX.
ieea to bet on acquittal. To-day It has
been a see-saw operation the Bear up
permost one hear, and the Butts the next.
Should lbs excitement inerease ia the ra
tio it has for the laat forty-eight boars,
by Tuesday it wdl be ap to fever, beat
aad something Over. Undoubtedly face
day will he tbe most exciting day In
Washington sinos the surrender of Lee's
The Espress says :
"Thar is a good deal of talk about
town today upon the probable result of
the impeachment trial. The public pulse'
fs SOaseWhat excited, bat the preponder
ance of opinion seems to be upon the side
f acquittal. A gentlemen, nsnilly wail
informed upon the eerrent topics, and who
has opportunities of knowing wbereuf he
speaks, Stated this afternoon that Sena
tars bad disposed of tbe qaastUa of Sun-
rsmsrai, aad wtH make no ques
tion about the President's right to make
tbe rimsesl. The point about which they
are now Concerned is relative to the ad in
terim sppointmetit, and the letter or au
thority to General Thoataa. The Sena
tort who art) satisfied that there is no
caase of soavietisa. hy reason of Mr.
Stan tea's re moral, are not so well aatia-
Mat tbe Bxaeative had a right to
e tea est intert m appointment, h U
not believed, however, that this point will
oq 1 1 s Bign crime ot mirariDCeui-
A large crowd of ladies and gen
tlemen gathered 1 at the Memorial
Cemetery on Saturday at 4 o'clock.
The grounds were in fine order and
the display of flowers, arranged ia
every conceivable form for tbe deco
ration of tbe graves of the noble
dead, baa scarcely ever been excell
ed. At about half past o'clock,
Geo. M. Whiting, Esq., announced
the opening of the exercises, and the
Rev. Win. S. Lacy offered an ap
propriate prayer; after which a beau
tiful ode written for the occasion, we
learn, by Mr. Mary B. Clarke, was
sung by a company of gentlemen.
Mr. Whiting then introduced the ore
tor, Capt. J. J. Davis, of Franklin,
who delivered a touching and elo
quent address. Most of tb crowd
stood daring tb entire exerc sea, and
all seemed interested in tbe solemn
and appropriate service. The graves
were moat beautifully decorated with
flower and at a lato hour the crowd
Oar Brace will not allow a narticu
lar notice of Capt. Davia excellent
A WEA lIIEKTOr. I JU Xaado'f Black Osawse.-Tbs
A Dostonian, says ,h. Commercial LTrX."
to test the capability of e negro ensas
maintain Itself, wss the notable
by tb celebrated John Rand
eminent shail lw
military despot ism now goveum; teu rrerponsible not to me but to the people,
States be extinguished, and the rergn Th people who hold tbe soverei pow.
of civil law reatored througtt the ! hive placed
voice of a majority of the lawful
electors of those Stutea; tint the na
tional debt ahall be paid according
lo it terms; aud that the authority
f the Constitution, a tbe supreme
law of tbe land, ahall be vindicated.
This proclamation Ihu people can un
derstand stii-t will, aitprove, audj it
will not interfere witn aasaniiM itpoo
Tbe above paragraphs, are telegraphed
ta ill as trail tbe alter uncertainty regard
ing tbe result.
in a well authenticated conversation,
the President is rejsveruted to have said
ia answer to a owreujon regarding Bing-
at's sesieslinii, that be would not obey
wfc 90vSbw9js BaairfJdBwS S. ,
"Why should I not obey if tbe form
of the Constitution are complied with t"
tf Senators do not set jurlv, ttiey are
our adveiaaritta. Chicago Tin
I'KIUllTVB GLtMAT UP TUE Lt
1 .All 1 U.
The primitive atssospbarf el tbe earth
greatly richer la carbonic acta wan
i resent, and tberefore unnt lor lite
ration of the warm blooded animals.
y of plants in purifying tins at
waa long ago pointed out, and
deposits of toawl fM bwr bssat
UN asawpwiHin vi him ca
sh arid by the ancient vege-
I a-this eeuesctian the vegetation
ares sate the vtiensms
aon of trvpical plants growing within tbe
Pebw Circle. Praf. T. Hterry Heat eon-
I sieers as ensatisfaetary the iaguuioa. hy
potheses prewsssd to account for tb war
mer climat el ancteat tunc, ana mints
that lb tree solatia of tbe scabies la
to be funnd ia the constitution of the ear
ly atmosphere, when teesldsred in the
I glitof Dr. tvudsil's researclies on ra
diant beat. lie his faend that the pres
ence of a few huudiedtba tff carbonic acid
iras iu tbe atmosphere, while offering a).
mont no obsUelu to the passage of tlia so
lar ray, would suffice to prevent almost
entirely tbe I by radiation of obscure
beat, so that the surface of the laud, be
neath such au stmospere, weald become
like a vast orchard house, in which the
conditions of climate necessary to a laxa
riant vegetation would be extended even
to tb polar regions. - jroDMaw f at uyn
Horace Greeley says :
For young man who are worth
$1,000 each w regard Virginia,
ienneesee, and tbe Carol una, as very
inviting. Twenty aucb may buy for
$10,000 an estate largo enough to
cut up into twenty good farm, and
then have half their money left for
improvement, dec. By settling to
gether and cherishing a fraternal
spirit, they may diminish by onethalf
the amount they must otherwise in
vent in teams, unpleaaeui, dec -We
advise no poor young man to migrate
bouth alone f but let twenty le lorty
go together, ony an estate judicious
ly located, eut It Ds start a store, a
blacksmith shop, a 'Common school,
dec, ami they will doable the value
of their purchase in on year, and be
in good eircuim lance witbiu ten
year. There are a cheap land and
as good chances to day in the South
a in the West ; but a man worth
$100 may equat in the West on a
quarter section in somcMction remote
troin preaeut ettluirieui, and grtAB
into a competence ; whereas we could
ail vise no one to' migrate Southward
with tees than $600, while if be
goce alone and settle among utter
strangers, ho will need far more than
Vicious as old Greeley V politics
are and have been, there are yet Mine
giHsJ streaks in him. In the above
he tells the si mplo trnfh, and give
some good advice. ixnttnel.
Cheap Lawp. We recollect of
reading tome months since, in a
Northern paper, that tlie taxes wonld
be laid on tile land in the Southern
States so heavily, that such qiianti-
ienf tbe in would be forced into mar
ket under the sheriff hammer, at
public auction, that they would not
command a shilling per aero. Thin
prophecy has been already verified
tn Randolph comity. We learn that
nil hundred ifres of L'o..l timbered
fijmah fiumrriit l-ot I laud was ' recent iy - sotd at auction
in Aslieltoro ,-at tVw CeMs fxtr act.
This is tbe beginning of the end. It
is needles to add, not an acre of this
laud was bought by a freedmau.
7 rfisAim' '.iaoi
me over oae department wlta
all its duties and responsibilities and have
placed tb Senators also with grave re
sponsibilities and witn a constitutional
power to try impeachment and render
judgment thereon. If they misuse or
abuse I Ins, or any oilier power, tun people
alone caa bold Mi era to account, i be
people having empowered tbem to ry hn
prachment, it Is not foi the party tried to
set aside the judgment. The people alone
can sett I with their agents for any abuse
of their great trusts
Adeertittr, be a toy barometer on
exhibition, which consists of aminia
lure cottage, with two door. At
on of these stand a man, clad in
soch parple and fine linen as const i
t tite a Sunday -go to-meeting garb tn
New England, wh'lo at tbe other ap
pear a female arrayed in - like ap
parel. Three twain seem to watch
the impending weather. If thai arc
signs of rain, tb roan, with a noble
bravery worthy of a better fate, step
boldly oat of door, while the wo
man shrinks into the cottage. Bat if
tbe signs are favorable, the woman
goat forth to chop and gossip, while
the man stays at home a' d tends
house and baby. A thermometer
form part of the household furniture
of thia inatitnf ion.
made br u
of Koooke, who, by hi wll, astpsis
s considerable number of bis slaves, who
were subseoaeetly settled on good land in
tea free Slate of Ohio. The latest
tion of these a seres ws find la tb Cin
cionati JEnasairer, aad it soases frees
tlemen who resided for some urn
Life aad Property.
Pan Francisco, May 9, P. M. -Various
terrible phenomena were experienei'd at
Manna Loa, between the Satb of March
and 13th of April. Two thousand em th-
n" l shock occurred. The shock oi
30, lasted three minutes. No oni
The Churches and honors in Wale, Chi
na, fell, following shock wbicb earn
with a tidal wave sixty f . t high, sweep
ing everything before it. The earth op
ened with bottomless fissure. I blrty
persons war swallowed, mo eartD op
ened under tbe sea making tbe water red.
Vast 4aad iidr In the meantime oc
curred, jastisying life and property. The
seatasb aad sid of a hill, fifteen hundred
feet high, wa thrown a thousand fret
over the let of tree into a valley below.
Gases issued afterwards, destroying ani
mal and vegetable lite. Au island, tour
hundred feet high, was thrown up three
miles from Wai China aud is joined to
bind by a stream of lava a mile wide. A
volcanic display illuminated the sea flft v
miles. On hundred lives and a half
million dollars worth of property wa de
PnntavKP Cdek A the eaeon
for green cim is near at baud, we
will state ior the benefit or ilwaie ajiyJ
wish to enjoy a luxury in the winter
time, that green corn mav bo pre ¬
served in euli and water during the
whole rear, and will be almost as
palatable as when first plucked from
tbe stalk. Mrs. O. H. Byerly sent us
a- a .e e .1 .' , .
some laat weex which sue put up in
salt and water last year, and we
found it very nice after a little soak
ing. Make the water aait enough to
bear an egg, and place the ears of
corn in it and keep them euhmergvd.
That's all that ia necessary to be done
in preserving corn. Char Democrat.
From tbe flsisatlfis American
CASTING METAL IN PLASTER
Messrs. Emtobj : When read in
No. IS, current Vol., on page 901
see one of your eorreepodent apeak
of plaster of Pan for mold for cast
inga of low fusible metals, aud re
coiummend that the mold be sub
jected to a beat of tOO F.
i must uiner wiui ine writer.
have had some experience in the use
of plaater of Parts for molds, and I
found the best plan wa to dry the
mold perfectly in open air. When
about to use tbem, I warm then just
enough so that they would not chill
the metal when poured in. After
wsrming I held them over a flame
that produced a good deal of smoke,
antll the inside ot toe mold wa com
pletely blackened over. Then I
could get about two hundred castings
from each mold, after wbicb tbe plus
ler became soft aud email particle
broke off. Upon examining 1 found
the plaster waa burnt and of no Tur
tber use for molding purposes. ,
A. 0. Small.
Augusta, Oa. " ' ' J
THE IRON CLAD TEST OATH.
Having been requested to publish
this test oath, we give it below. It
ha to be takon by every mnn who
holds a Federal oflice of any sort :
"I, , of county of , and
Statu of , do solemnly swear that
I have never voluntarily borne arms
against the United State since I have
been a citixen thereof; that I have
voluntarily given no aid, - eounten
ance, counsel or encouragement to
persons engaged in armed hostility
thereto ; that I hare neither sought,
nor accepted, nor attempted to exer
cise the functions of any eflice what
ever under any authority or protend
ed authority in hostility to tho'Cui
ted State ; that I have not yielded a
voluntary supHirf to amy pretended
g e nuient, atithonty, power or eon
atilutiou within the united States,
hoat le or. inimical thereto. And I do
further swear (or affirm) that to the
bet of my knowledge and ability, I
will support anI defend the t'onslilu
t ton of- ihe United- rntae against ail
ne iimcs, foreign or domestic ; that I
will (rear true faith and allegiance to
the same ; that i take thia obligation
freely, wuhout any mental reserva
tion or purpose, of evasion ; and that
I will well and faifhfnll discbarge
the duties if the nflice on wtiich 1
am about to enter : So help me God.''
if era Prmmi. Wercgrt u witness
sack evidences of wanieira poverty, as w
e. every day, lu the throng of Mirk, and
occasionally white, men, Women and chil
dren, a collect around tb office of the
Kreedmen's Bureau. We do not know
the extent of Dr. VogehV ability t re
lieve the wants of tbsau poor people, bat
fear it ia limited. Manr of fbeat seem to
be persons wetl able m labor, bat we tear
too many of tbem hare learned to .rely
upna charily an long, ilfv have ceased to
aVo-nd enoa their own rfAirl. The fear
is too that many of the black do not cou
irrita cbartry fur-the gorwnmaa to
, provide for tbem, but a duty, hence not
I . . i , . . . m . . 1
oniv ut sgee and inarm ana inuy wor-
my crown aromid, eut many wim ate aoie
to w irk. In some cases ihe difficulty f
o-nqr wtr appeal tor u'ip necessary.
South Carolina GtnttitHiia.
Washington, May 8, M. The South
t'.irolina Coin mi. tee will protest against
the Constitution before the Reconstruction
Committee. Mr. Stereos received them
a chilling remark, thit with the pro teal
tuts claimed as grievances, he regarded
as virtues. Col. Thomas addressed tbe
Committee making the point that the
white people would not patiently submit
.negro supremacy, anil that, wbicb tbey
w.tttld be eompeiled to submit to tbe yoke
.tT i.i i... . - i ......... ...n i.
sinn was irirca bv the same I ourt, is tint . ,,,, 1 ,
rTi' i f un i i.i! a. ..1 removed. 1 he question ot taxauuu seem
note bolder of the .lid Banks of the Stale 1 "17 i
nun hoiu - i tn klnnro-v h t .oiiiiiiittMt sennuslv.
l ie division j . . . - ..
Steel Billiard Ball. Among other new
uses of steel, one of the latest, aa we learn
from a foreign contemporary, ia the em
ployment of this metal in the manufacture
of billiard balls, in place of ivory. Much
halls are recommended for their great
elasticity and their freedom from any lia
bility of cracking.
Washington, May 9. M. Absolute un
certainty exists regarding the impeach
ment result. Senators kern their own
counsels. Judicious people applaud tbem
tor their conduct in this lOSf L
AttbewtHsansD. M. L. ObaaaJ
In Ibis eoanty, at 3, o'clock. May 13th,1
by lb lev air. Plylr, of th. Methodist
Chnreh. Mr. A. M. SULLIVAN, nw
cbant of this place, to Mrs. af. B.OWEN.
Printers' tea duly received.
John Randolph' colony of black. HI
statement ia that the original Millers were
war xtra-intelligent negroes j that they
ware established on farm having good
houses and SMS, aed well stocked with
domestic animals aad implement and re
quirement met their condition was bat
tar than that of th small, even mod,
farmers of th neighborhood, but now what
remain ot teem and their descendants are
sank into a state of barbarism, shunned
by their neighbors, except the Quaker,
who still extend charity I aba communt
cate with them : that their bouses are dl
lapidated, their fences rotted down, their
Bald grown up lu briar, and tbeir am
mala aud implement long since gone.
A Villainous Attack. On Wednesday
night as tb 8:45 f . H. train from Wash
ingtoa waa approaching the city, just
south of Camden juncii n, near the Deep
Cat. some evil v dlsaoeed nerson hurled a
rock through a car window, tbe missile
striking, with greet force, Mr. Curry,
wire or uev. j . i.. m. carry, or Aianama,
formerly a representative from mat stale
in the United 8tta and Confederate
States House of Representative. The
lady received a severe blow on the fore-
bead, fracturing tbe skull aud rendering
ber insensible. Upon lbs arrival of the
train she wa removed to th Kutaw
Hoase, where she received the pmfession-
al attention of Prof. X. R. Smith. At
first it was thought tbe injuries received
would result fatally, but last evening Prof.
Smith was of opinion that the injured la
dy would recover. Rev. Dr. Curry, who
waa en bis way to this city to attend the
Baptist Missionary Convention, now In
session, waa announced to 'deliver the
eouvedtion sermon laat evening, butowing
to the condition of bis wife be wss com
Belled to decline. Baltimore Sun.
Execution of m Murdnnr Confc
tion of kit QuiltSjKMck from tke
Haverhill, Mass., May 6 Samuel
Mill, for the brutal murder of an old
man named Maxwell, in Franoonia,
New Hampshire, wa hanged to-dav.
Rev. Mr. Cowan idle red an impressive
prayer. Mills, in the meantime,
looked tbe vast assemblage as if en
deavoring to discover one kind or
familiar face, but evinced ontwardly
no emotion whatever. At a quarter
oast ten the nraver was concluded.
and the Sheriff then informed Mills
that he had fifteen minute to live,
and could say anything he pleased
before he died- "I do not know as I
have much to bay , sir," aid he ; thou
turning to the crowd he remarked :
(ientlemon, Pamnel Mill t guilty
of this crime, and I think I hare
made my peace with God. Samuel
Mills has acted like a man, will die
like a man. If I have done any
thing wrongT hope you forgive me.'"
Here he closed teurp narilv. bnt
after the lapse of a minute continued.
Ivenllemen, tell all ot the folks that
Samuel Mills says he is guilty of ihi -
. i i i iT s ui. - .
crime, ami no un-u iikb a man. AS
the last minute was . passing away.
the Sheriff advised the unfortunate
criminal that he bad one more ppor
tunity of saying anything he desired
to the crowd. Mills said, in a low,
clear voice, "Good bye, gentlemen ;
ran County, April 1 0, 1838, Mrs. '
rkbead, aged 61 years, and 6 j
Her mind wa clear ap 14 the
E. J. Bir
laat. She expected death, aad
afraid. She exhorted ber son lo
ia th better laud. May her sleep be
sweet till she is waked by the saorahtg
trumpet, Uui ioberitane incoi i aptibss,
aeenled, and that fsdeth not away.
"The art gn to tb grave bat w will
not deplore meet
The ugh sorrows and d
tbe tomb ;
Thy Savior has passed through lU portal
And the luuiH of His love is thy guide
through tb gloom."
Lines eomposssl on the death of Charlie
Maatiu who disd user Wilkssboro, April
I darkness encompass
23d, 1880. ta tbe triumphs of the faith
deliver to tb ftaJats. At the see of six.
he dssired to be received into tb Mrtbodfart
Episcopal Church Sooth) at tb age of IS.
as prams i MIsthw. Ills faith was
sowaskissomlurt. Hew a great
being sick about a rear but waa patient
submissive. Fur tevsral month, be
Wat conscious that his brief life wa draw
ing to a termination ; yet hs was aamoved
by his approaching dissolntioa ; aad. aben
th kttnt ..I hi. A .rri.1 K. ik.
monster with that fortltud which Christiani
ty alous aaa inspire. He avowed his
prefrreasi to live, not fur hi owe sake, but
karlbatef hi narsats whs war most ar
dently sttsehs to him ; aad. if ever a boy
did aVscrw the warmest affeetion of his par
ents, Charlie wa that hoy. He wa about
I years em at the time T nts death.
Charlie, His hard, with thee, to part ;
How eaa we give thve up f
It almost breaks tbe wounded heart.
So bitter is the cup.
Bat this oar loss, our
Is thy eternal raia i
And when We Jordaos strvam shall
We hops Ui meet anain.
Till that Messed day, sleep o eaw boy,
lu thy saua, garden tomb ;
For nothing tatirv shall thee annoy.
Aa snu Win
State of North Carolina,
Court rUaimmd irjrwi Ajsrtf
rarthing Oe, va Thsmw ft K Brewa.
of th Coart
fcr six weeks
A 0M Mrtk Bmu aotiivlux
to be sad mmmm t
v af Witiami, at lb eeart-boeas
e the 2ud Monday ia July nsat,
and the and lbs shew seas aay tbey
bars wby the has levied oa shal ant be oe
ihmiosd in ttss ass of tas nhhuaT
Witaesa I. B. Todd, olsrfc of oni said court at
offlos th 3d MsaHlav ia April, A. D. 1888.
J. B. TODD, Chwk
pr adv M 00 1. '
in lbs W
lb. iifnd in, TWmmssI B. i
bsyeed the asaissaf mis 8tot
tbeti itlistliab madafcri
State of North Carolina,
fWf Jlsas emf QuarUr Stmimt Apt
Thou J. CoBey A Bro,
The D fa worth, t si
TT anpearine to the lltkdssrls of m Court
-I i hat tho dMaadsnt Thomas D Pox worth rs-
skis byood the hmiti of MSltoIt hr
inSm Walal ort
said dsVnusnt to bs& appear at our next Court
of Pleas and Quarter Sessions lob held for
Ihe county of Watauga at tb beuss in
Boons, on the 2nd Woodsy ia Joly next, and
then and there shew cause rf any be baa, why
the property levied on ahall net he sonde Dined
to the ass of tas phuotios.
Witness, J. is. Toon, clsrx ot our SUM osurt at
omce, tbe 3d Mooday in April, loan.
pr adv S 00-19
B. TODD, Clerk
Thy mmry long shall linger bar,
Aud thy example too ;
Fur thou wast to tke heart must dear.
That beat thy virtues knew
Although thy years thy day were few
let long tbey deed WIN livs.
And prealfal aa the gentle del
Sweet counsel still will give.
NEW AD VER TtSEM.ES TS.
$55,000 B ANK BIIJLS
WE WILL SELL at the Court House in
Salisbury, N. C, on Tuesday the second
day of June 1868, Kilty five thousand dollars
of Sank Bills, and 1 1 Thousand N. a Bonds,
(old sixes). Tb bills are on the follow ing
banks, to wit : -
2&0O0 of ihe Bank of Cane Tear.
91,000 i Wilimnglon.
8,0110 ,- Wad.
Terms made known on Ihe day of
a K. IiARKlriO
J. 8. MeOUBBlNS,
Executors III SB Murphy,
Mav Otb. 4808. . . ..
C:ia-lot e 7res. RaleL'h Sentinel and Wil-
niineton Journal cony iwo weeks aud forward
l.ilh to ibis ufhes.
Itichmuad, My 9, P. M.-Thc Su
preme Cottrt to-day decided that iu debt
contracted la Confederate urn icy th
amount shall Iwrninmuled at the value of
monev when th debt matured and ut
whi n it wa eootraeied. Aiinlhr decis-
shslt Hot bar preference in
of assets but depositors aud all creditors
Tbn memorial celebration to-day-Pour-
tccn thousand Cont' di rale graves, at Oak-
wood Cemetery, were decked wub flowers.
Stevens suggested the plan of allowing
the property-holders to fix taxation
Many Southerners wre present in the
Cemmittee room, and tbe Committe are
hopeful sf X li irliti s ihm of the most
objectionable features of the Constitution
The Tarboro Southerner says :
JSf understand that a body of cavalry
hare just been through I'itt county, ar
rest ine every Conservative citisen who
made himself at all eonspbsunu in the last
election. Several of the more prominent
were carried to.GohJsboro', oa the charge
of endeavoring to intimidato voters,- but
ant being able to sustain the allegatious
they were discharged.
ne have indeed arrived at the lowest
stage of Military despotism God protect
the fdd Rorth Slate iu tho future! It
r.-.t. . : - J-...I .1.1- ft
looss iiiuceu uara.
B itliranre, May P M. - duel waa
fomrbt tetwMB B X. Green, of Missouri,
anJ DahlrJG. Wrtgbt, af Bshlavm. "
first shot both wre wounded, Oreen iu
. i . if. 1 u. 1 L. - l
the sBOUiuer ana r rwiu m i" ,r "J -
. .... f- i i , .. .1 .1 : je i '
aed. I ne srour cnuou om on- aisnwij . - - .mamin
inrvviuu ur" -,
The raising of cotton in Egypt ha
. , W i . i. . tl 1
ceasi'a to ne rcinunentuve- since rne
terminal i- of nur war, and largo
tract oi Tahd "mlelyWriloyeolor
that puruiMio are being own with
l. In ancient times kirvnt waa
Second shot demanded but Mond rrfu-, , Mtiarv , wij JJ U mnv
Phe -four ended but the difficulty ' ' '
XasTroar a rewurd of about one
A Child vtitk 4 Monttaokf. 'dollar a hundred pound waa offered
There is a femalo child I lecn ; in franco tor tne rjaicasse ot euoe
month old, not far from Ihi placJ-trnw.-uivn:
with a moustache. It 1 Mack, and and. have become very detreiie.
a a a 4 W . t & i .... . t si....... .....I .Stuiwi.,
l . - ,.r an inn I lono-. tivor Ullflll iiiinurcu iiioiisiiuo ajmiua
ooiii oiiki .c. . - , r. s.t- -i i. .!.:
Jkfev Wttde Suocemr. is slated
thtt in case Ur. Wade become l'rcai-
ad a .1 tt W I ...
"eut. ine lion. II. d. dcwen.ox ineuivx.k.. . ,,urrr
hr oi Oongie-. will le elected aaWhnnirh tha hair on llio head of tho ' were delirered to the anilioi
. ., n!.-j i o . j . i
ne amwrnssssr to rne a niieu ciaiea
Iln Jawettian Dwewperat
8 'anytbiftf to woaed merber
child is red. It wa only a few day tus Ladies of Wilmington observ
coming Danrill Time. led tbe Memorial ceremonies at th
Mr. Davis trial h ertainly to come bff Cemetery, near thai city, on Saturday j Senator e
A Sinonhr Story. General Halpinc
writes to his paper from Washington :
"It was told me this morning by a gen
tleman ot the highest position, and char
acter, that three Radical Senators, whose
fidelity m the behests of their party has
never heretofore been questioned, waited
upna Sonalor Johnson, ,,t Maryland, a fuw
evenings ago, told him their consciences
wuld net nmit4ham to vote fur convis
tion, and begged of him to prepare, in hi
strongest, most pointed, and condensed
manner, a summitry of the leading argu
ment for President Johnson's acquittal,
iu which tbey might concur with him
(tbey not being lawyers,) and to which
they might point tor justification with
their raspecU v constituencies. This sto
ry appear to me incredible and yet my
authority for the slnictotnt is s gentleman
bearing one of the most honored names in
the land, aud who is on terms of olsws so
cial aad political relationship with Mercr-
m i.t. -t-srit s sa ftnltjut ausa
Sir. pucaatew a vena ai umsc rjmse
spire neat March, aad Govern-
good luck to you." The black cat
was pulled over hi head, and the
Sheriff remarked: ''Samuel Mills,
yonr time is up, aud may God have
mercy on your soul. ' A he concluu
ed, Mr. Stevens pulled tbe string
and the trap droppeo. Mills, being
heavy man, fell a dietance ut
B ,h. .a, uLufSi. m m i i I it. r. -1 :
cigiu icoi wim such veiocny mm his
neck wa broken, and the only ap
pearance of life in his body after wards
wore contractions. of the leg. After
he had hnng half an hour life wa
pronounced extinct, and the body
was cut down. . T v
awr The Fifty-second Annual Conven
tion of the Protestant Episcopal Church
in the Diocese of North Carohaa met iu
Tarboro on Wednesday last, aad adjourn
ed on Mooday. About 'thirty Clergy
men aad Lay delegates from loan twen
ty-five Parishes were in attendance,
Bishop Atkinson presiding.
On the second day; the Bishop read
his annual Address, which 'was more than
usually interesting, and tas Ilattued to
with the utmost attention and respect
We learn that tbe entire session Of the
Convention waa a pleasant aud harmo
nious one, but that no great amount of be
siliess was t ran rac I ed .
The next Convention will assemble in
Ibis city, on the first Wednesday in May,
1B63. - , '
The citixeus of Tarbarw' were lavish hi
their hospitalities. No people can dis
pense them elcfanfly or gracefully.
B. T. Rice, the newly elected Badicnl
Senator from Arkansas, was a Ken tuck v
White Emigrants Wanted!
t l ii
1 0 CULTIVATE two of the Richest aad
best farms on the Guadalupe River, Tsxas I
where a working man eau raise 10 bale
Cotton and 1000 bushels Cora la oos sen
tt armuat arises worth 82000. Timber.
Water and Stock ranee abundant, and th
Country much healthier than Rowaa or Ire
dell. Parties wishing to emigrate to th
"White Settlements " to make something
aoa to xeep it. Apply to
; . D. MeNEELT,
or by letter to Or. J. R. JOHNSON.
' Salisbury. N. C.
May 3, 1963. ' wdctw-Sw
State of North Carolina,
vourt ey ftcus ami yuarier sessions Jipru
ftps. Horton, OuartbaB vs.
1 , brown.
Attachment le lied on land
TT sopeerinjr to lb Mlislaction of ihe Ooart
--that the defendants Thumaa A R E. Brew
retiiie neyonu ine limns oi this state : it ai or
dered by the Court that publication be made
for six weeks tn the W'.clURaa it Old North
State, notifying said defendants to be and an-
fiear at our next Uosrt ol Vi as and (Quarter
Stttsious lu be liW for tbe county of atauya
at ine oourt-nouse in u-auie, on tha seenod
Monday in July next, then aud titers shew
ause il any they have wliy the land levied on
shall not be eouderrued to lbs use of the plaiu
as y. ,
Wimess, J. B. TorM, Clerk of our said court at
office, the 2nd M today ia April. A D. 1SJ&
J. B. TODD, Clark.
pr adv $8 00 18
State of North Carolina.
Court qf Pleas and Quarter Sessions April
Reuben Farthing )
Taos D Foxworth. )
TN this cae it appearing to th satisfaction of
Athe Ooart that tb defendant Tliomss D.
Fox worth is oon-resident of this Sua : It bx
therefore ordered that pabbostioa be made for
six weeks in tbe Watchman A Old North Stats
notifying mid defendant to be and appear at
our next Court of Pleas aad Quarter Sessions,
to be held for the eoanty of Watauga at the
court-house ia Boone, oa tbe 3d Monday in
July next, nam and there shew cause If any
be has why Ihe property ksvisd on shall not bs
condemned lo the use of tbe plaintiff:
Witness, J. A Todd, clerk, of our said court at
office, tb ad Monday in Aprnv lane.
pr adv jg 00-18
J B TODD, Chwk.
tut r raor i:rn fob
UNITED STATES TAXES.
WILL BE SOLD at th residence of J. J.
Albright ia Rowaa County oa ihe
30th day of May, 1868,
tb following property: 300 A0RES OF
LAND, more or less, belonging to J. J. Al
bright, adjoining the kinds of John Eraser, Pfc
ler Albright and others.
The above earned owner having neelscli d
or refused to pay th laxa (300,00) due by
him to tb United Slate, the property describ
ed has been distrained, aud will be sold at tbe
time sad place mentioned above, in pursuance
with the provisions of the Act of Congress of
the United States to provide Internal Reveuuo
to support the Government aad far ether pur-
oaul. n. SIUI,
Cot let. Rae. U East, J). 0.
SsKsbory, May 6, 1888-wtds Deputy.
Valuable Town Property
iril-L be sold at public sale, at the Court
TT House in balisW-T. oaths 18th of Jui.a
Beat, the valuable Hs aad Let known aa
the Julian place, now occupied by Mr. UiU.
It will be a full sale, ineludiag the wid. iv a
dower. The Hons is hue, embrat : g a
good store room oa Mala street, wad-seven
oms for family use.
Teems Notes with saaurlt f tha first.
payable January let, 1889; th Si. Jan.
1st. 1870; the 3d. Jan. 1st. 1671 interest
from January 1st. 1888.,
April 2&h,ldS6Y wtw-tda
rwH8 osscBrua Uas jmrotaRsn aa k.stius
Kr falncb sf GotaJaV ml tbl maursi f
'm, miww eesee ws. waa wusw eee we
LWe llrieml fttrmsi sflalfal
j(tUjd l', Secan, Jass
Shatlaai sat tasntnn.
SMS WalssS ssl hm
TriarkwT, MasvdnlmFe, Atn?a
aseVa,eieilii I, r -as
Bss OsM. rapper,
A OKSKRXL AsaOBXMKV OF
OHO ii BasssSi aad dkvsra. hSis, (
Mmei.. !,,. c. .lit was, Ur Mllr-.
CASH OR BARTER.
Hi W. JAR VIS, A..
State of North Carolina.
Quarter Sessisss Anrsl
Win. Horton, Guardian s Thomas 4 E. ill
I lawyer, who, having collected a large s Im
I li j ;. , T .i
, HMpwa . mmj ... iiiiiiiih.i,
instead of paying it over to bia client, aad
led (ur parts unknown. Boston Poet.
Tho Macon (Oa.) Ttiesrmak ot May 1.
i "glad to ace that, since th excitement
of the election ha passed, auny as oar in
telligent eiuaens are tu ruing their atten
tion away from psiiues W great qaestious
of political economy that invoK our ro
und prosperity ss a
s-tli.it tlie dtfleuuaou Tlsmias ARK. Brown
reshle beyond tlie lim f ul this Stats: It is er-
t dered by the Court last rathswahoa be saads
for sia-wtvki m tbe w saema A OH North
Slate, notilyiog said deleudauts to be and ap
peal' at our next Court ot Pleas snd Quarter
BesiUtiB to be hHd for the cuunty of Watau
aa at the eourt uonaf iu Bme, oa the Sod
N outlay m Jul next, then aad wars Shew
causa why ,the land levied on shall not be oua
d.' mne.1 to the use ol tbe plaintut
Witness, J. R Todd, meet, of oar said eourt
at oAos, ta Sd Monday m A prit, A ft MM
J . B.TOD1), OWk-
pradv$8 00 W
STATKSVILLK, March 18, Uu8.
A Msetmgaf the Stradtbol Jars of tbttCom-
moxy tajis st Wiaaa. mu wdatalsy,
tbe 15th day of Asail seat, la or rsjeet
f aay ditr
im aw bs kriaabt bstm mum.
of tb. Board of Directors.
R P. 8IMONTON. SecV.
Trains wil leers M 111 III. at TJ8 .V M. ,
6Jo A. M , n
and Saftsbury, at
ML, StlBiiBi after
ex a puchaott oos. drug
its the sbiajmt isa tebwv D.un
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