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NEW SERIES ,
SALISBURY, 1. C, JULY
ft U if I i
10. 1868. rvor I iYO 7
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TKftXS-CAStf l Aifl.
WATCHMAN 0LDJ0BTH STATE.
-- use iWi s.w
frtklf. Oi TOM
Thy pMU VMM mjr aptnl eaa roeer i
Thuu art ths stm Uml mUuir teeaun
Kkoae "sr my ksart, wham aU m lark
Hull in air baaft thy kn I sk.rtsh.
Traa at the ilsm bath ayr ksart been la the.
Cboraa-Karar tiU kite aad amm'iy psilsh.
Can 1 forgst how 4sor ths art to
From palitieaj aoarooe, yaa know wa look
only for mora destructive waaloaaess
mare rapacious cruehy until Radicalism
ia heated In I be lava which ita own venge
ful folly engenders in ths bosom of tka
nation. God (Tint that tka aruption
when It cornea, mar not make a Pomneil
a) wo aninro union.
Hera I an reminded of a remark or two
foodly I'm dreaming .svsr sf thes,
Fondly I'at srsaactng ever of the.
tnt of thee, whan tad and tomjy,
Wand'Hag sAv my seal Joyed to dwaU i
Ah ! Ihaa I fait I laved thee only,
Tmn save net ehiued the ana I i
are hath mr haarthaeato i
Wniua for tta Watahajaa A OU Korth State.
Oumi Cotnrrr, N. 0 ,
Jane SO, 18SS.
Mum Editors i K yoer office it not
in a " tern " I BOM 1MB will Bad you
Hi nmuer', notwillialanding tka firea. If
the barua of Hawaa men at the Darnt
Orance hare recently been, there Would
nit br math latt in the way of content
bow many were coneumed.
Krerrwkere that I hare board from or
m nil. there, kaa been a aerinas atragrl
It ill. iHvi,le to ' mike out till the
beat and aatt ooald be harraaled. Tka
no re eominc in at loot tboaab ike
wkrt cnmea with Hi oeaal dtaanpomt
uent. There it qoite a abort crop wbere
erar T bare beard from mack aborter
tmbaa waa anticipated. The bear
-noeii t mint did creel damage and the
tf tie at the raal were vary evident al
honeli it did unt attack the atelk. All
ha know the part that learet art la Ilia
v f a plane vcrr wail know that
; on the Ir-arra daraiurt t Hie grain
hr npinkm of tame farmrro to the contra-
Bat the fnilure in wheal it aompenta
I f-r, to enmo extent, by an estraordina
yield of oatt. Tkete, which, the but
ftaadman aaya whk a rralefnl akake rf
fiie bead, "are com and lodder both,
i 'i t in time, like a freak
t of bread and mnn to an exhaoated
The cotton I law la a reaent raxtem
fcrio, it looking auefl X tkiak tbara Ja
vatkrr a abort crop of Tobacco planted
enrrally from acarctty a pUnta. In Urn
oamy the eorn look! very pmmitinr
ii Kat of thii it in pea red backward.
err. But although ilx5 farming intrreata
re irnniihr tarwt, tney are ia better eon
ition, probably, than almeet" any other
Buaoch of eiaalowmant. Other aceapa-
are aaitained by the mere aorplai of
at farm. In trath the farm ia tna Alma
ater of tbem all and dat arret corn
dine mpeet and patronage. Hence,
I thebnibanded farmer boy be looked
ka the moat aaefal and than far a Iba
honorable of hlaeommantty. There
too much Diotcle ent of tka farm con
taring Ike eondkioa of tbeeoantry. The
fur more laborer! of a n imble ebaree-
cornea ap from every quarter and yet
young men diademing the iieple
iMMa f Wueet toil fn buibandry, beaiege
nti for placet oenma too ooen
la the morcaa
oarht to eee that
Pml aajplaata Jaecawded to aOtfatt i here
ire more rood i on the thelvea than greeo
lacki in tka pocketa of tka people far
ky Hon. Mr. M., of North Carolina, when
ha waa travelling North at a member of
Eftdk J atflVla I M . i.'i'-- .
wmyamjam T allwU 'WSfaVmrflS J VaaVTllTltC.
vrtllo tn Maaaachi
ad ktndnen and attention from Mr. Web-
. One day tkey locetber attended n
election, perbapt at, or not far from Hoi-
i here waa great violence and law
nen aronnd tbe pollt. After viewiar
k wik aaloniakmeet a while, Mr. M. earn :
Mr. Webeter, yon mar do all vou can
to apbold tbe Soatk, for if the govern-
t ever paaaea into the bandi of tbe
Nortk alone, tbe fate of tbe countrr ia
mmk''... I ImMr ite tiale lkej ridiag in I
a carriage with Mr- Webeter, once, they
paoaed by a aattleaaent of negroea ia a
etate of extreme w retched neaa ; when Mr.
M . pointing to tka miaerable picture,
eUlmed "Mr. Wabater you nercr
that in the South." Ala. ! if Mr. W
tr were living, he might tea tbe like ia
Ike Sooth aw ; fer 1 preeamt there I
been more inferine among the
for the teat two yean aye, for the teat
two month! than Ibe lame number endur
ed for many yean before the
I have recently been much concerned
at the evident dcpreaaloo and almost
bopelcKnem of the people. Tkey have
endured la hope that ever tnmi with them
to disappointment, till they, I tear, are
lotinaT heart. 'J'bev onlr itmrcie ou bo-
eaaae they do not know what eTie to do.
A recent Eattern trip revealed thii gen
eral depreaaion to a more fearful extent
than I had any idea that it bad reached.
Even a radical, below Aaleigb, gut on the
train In a elate of mingled rengcaace and
mortification became two of hit colored
party brethren bad burned a rlore and
rati amy irata a tcktfc aroma. So we
go; hut 1 think Ibero may be mora to
fear from Ion of integrity-- tban from toaa
of anything elio in owe day of trial. I
that many men wlto have boen ea-
teemed upright, arc frequently gitingmtfj
to preaaare and lacribcinc their better
piineipli t. If I nnderttand honest v, H 1
renni 1 1 that a deliberate "pramiae to pa v
ia binding until the debt ia either paid or
the debtor u rekaicd voluntarily by the
creditor Bankrupt Lawt, Statute! of
Liinibitior , dee , notwithatandiiig. I aym-
pthlae with all debtor but do not feel
willing that they tboald aell character Bud.
honor at any pric. An honest mail con
siders his debts binding till they are paid,
and tcUl pay them at toon as he eon.
If are caa only maintain oar integrity
through the long fierce ordeal, we can at
eait have tbeconaolation of knowing that
after all we can look down upon our op-
preeaora, and bear oar trouble! with lb.
eomtorting reBectien that (be aro not
poiouod and iateoaified with guilt.
undergone iomi alight itractaral e bar gee
ii to their atomle formation, whieb. how
ever, were favorable to tka j raaerratioa of
The tpeetalort teemed perfectly lalit
fied whk the retail of the eiperiment and
aatopay. Tka body, which had been pre-
terved to Ita nataralneaa, waa the object of
Curiouily enough the progreat of tbe
age waa exhibited in the pretence of ear
raj ladicaafjrbo, from tba deep lute teat
which tbey manifeited in the proceeding!
were evidently prospective female "aaw
bonea" faa Sam Welter woold have called
them) of tbe "atrong minded perauaaio
N. Y. Herald, May 31
Senator did ; on Ike contrary the permit
twa bad beta retased to certain Senator!
to qualify. Il waa bow a quertlou
brute force. What right bad tbe
of Granville, Peraoa and Barke thauamh
their renreaentativea to ear to the Beanlt
or urange, you ibaU not he beard on tbia
floor wit boat my permiiaion, when all are
elected under tbe tame la w and authority 7
lie coatd tnbmit to tbe weapottoaa at
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF
bt AtrraoftiTT op eouoBtn.
RaLEiOB, N. 0., July lit, 1868.
Pursuant to a proclamation of W W.
Hold en, Governor elect of Nortk Caroli
na, tka Senator! elect eonreaed hi the
Senate Chamber in t hit city thii day.
Tke Senate having been called to order,
Hon. R. P. Dick, Aatociate Janice of tbe
Supreme Court, administered the oath
prescribed in tbe new Constitution to the
Lieut. Gov. elect, Tod R. Caldwell, Eeq..
who thereupon attumed the chair at Pres
ident of the Senate.
The Preaident appointed Mr. Barrow.
Senator of tbe 4th Oiitrict, to aet ai prin
cipal Clerk, and Mr. Sweet, of the 10th
Uutnct, as assislaat Clerk pro tern.
I be oath prescribed tn the Contiitelien
was then sdniiniatrred to the following
Senaxri by Judge Dick, who claimed lo
be ander no political ditabilily
military power, hatBH there mat no kelp
for it but be ooald not, he woold oat.
submit la silence la the despotism of civ
il iani professing lo act under eonititatiooi
and laws. Ha had tka same right to for
bid him, and no Senator bad or coald of
fer a reason why one Senator sboald qua!
ify and another tboald not.
The unknown Senator kept quiet asm
made no amotion, at Mr. Turner had re
A. H. Galloway, IMC 10. from Nov Han
over, said, for bia part, he eee Id sea no
reason or. authority for one Senator to
question the certificate of another. The
right of one Seiiator to qualify was quite
si good aa another, until ike Howard
Amendment was adopted and t became a from Buncombe.
gr?aaawm .i j , awaaapgssji
pbriet, Ifswkins, Jsrvis, Moore. Ma the
son, Proffit, Robiusou, Smith, of Allegha
my, fkaver, Tkompsoa, Whitley and Wil
Mr. J. W. H olden 't tktltew was aa-
Tke Chairman appointed Mi t
in la eoodnrt tarn lo
tbe chair; and, on aaaamlag tka Chair,
be aaid that aa Lsaistatare that had as
samhlsd b this State, sines that of 1776,
Urns aw skin its ac
Ihm, are., and modi rud his grateful. Ac.,
Mr. Kates, of Mew Haaovar. moved Ike
Heaa go in to tbe election of a Clark.
Mr. K. Ikon nominated Mr. Baser, of
Foray the, far tka! position.
Mr. Durham, of Uloaveland, nominated
lielee, Keq., of Wake.
The vote being taken, Mr. Boner
eeived 7t asm Mr. Gates 24.
Mr. B. was then declared elected
at once tottal led in h is office .
On motion, the Hoaae went into the
election of an Aaebtaat Clerk.
Mr. Bowman nominated Mr. Candler,
ly change to her own organic law,
teeing a portion of haw represents
t; aud this ou will ka a sensible land ten timer, t it is one of vital impor
aad toeviuUy resahmg from oar I tanas to the safety of the Ceiisttlalkm.
ipeeoy expevteaot at tbe present system. By tbe UaastiMtioo, Csmgraat at
vr By thea attoaio north Uaronaa aaatat area to mo noes amendments to
in an amending the federal Constitution strasneat. Bat if Co ogress east
at sne cannot maaa tats tnevttaWv ear- bow Slates shall vote ai
without by placing thorn ander disabilities as
Utioa ia Stales, aatil tkev are fbreod la to
Is h to her Uteresl I Nat. lance, is not C scam as become all
IV. She has mneh to ks Bv It and
Btrhtog to gain.
Bat I am told that bv voting tor thii
Htsare we shall at length "go
again ; and men grow strangely sathastos
ful. aad cam it not
to its will ' Mar it aot, by
oocw aa oBMaaaaBaepi
1 .laa ..) f
ftaa a aaearsj
lie, talking of gettiae; bsck K. the old borne-! rv stride! it kaa already taken towards
teed ; forgetting thai the tree of liberty absolute power, lot tka present posture of
which Bead to stand there, aad nncter j paMie affairs speak,
which we, children of a happy tend, once t Setietors, tke dancers I have dsssietadl
part of the Constitution. No test oath
could be reonired now. He Was not wil
ling, nor did ho think he had any aathori
ty, to require oaths of others, except tbe
oat ii required or all.
Cawthorn, negro, of Warren, nomina
ted J. OTIant negro, of Wayne.
Messrs. Kbecko and Charlotte were al
so put in nomination.
Mr. Ashworth. of Randolnh. and Jainen I fonrht tn keen m in If we nni
Mr. Jonea, of Wake, laid when he wtl f H. Harris, negro, of Woke, advocated whipped the United Stalea ; it was W
elected he had doubted whether he would
be sble to take his seat, but his disabili
ties bad been removed, and aa thii was a
serions question, he moved the Senate ad
journ antn to-morrow, to eon ii tier tbe
H then being one o'clock, the Senate
which we, children of a happy modi once
t ported, has been bewn by the remoraa-
less axe of fanaticism, and tbe weather
beaten mansion looks, alas '. bat little like
tbe glorious fabric we venerated of yore I
I am told that bv valine for tbia amend. !
Settaters, tke dangers I
do not oeem to me imaginary. They an
dread realities, aad wee be auto m if wo
Jo blindly oa, aad help, by our votes, to
rive tke ship of Stale upon the breakers !
W.. ll tXt-a .LI. J T,
in ent we shall get back into ike Union. an affirmative vole we shall give our aanc
Wbea did we get oat of the Union t Did j lion to a precedent fraught with untold
perils to constitutional liberty. I speak
tnose men wno voted here, aeven years
ago, lor the ordinance of secession, really
takes as out of the Union 1 Tbey may
be pardoned for thinking so ; for tbey are
Oiiuuioniits. But I, as a good Union
man. utterlv denr H. We fouirht to ret
oat of tbe Union, and the United States
'HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.'
Wxdxeidat, July 1, 18G8.
At 10 o'clock, tbe House waa called to
order by Judge Pearson.
Col. J. T. Deweese then administered
Messrs. White, Etberidgr. Msrtindale, ( the oath of office to Judge
Kespass. Barrow, Hosier, Kppet, negro, Chief Justice of tbe male
Bellamy, Rich, Sweet, M oore, I olgrove,
tbe elaimi of O'ilara at some length.
The ballot, being taken, resulted in the
election of Mr. Candler be having re
ceived a majority of the votes cast.
Mr. Bowmtn offered a resolution, send
ing a message to tbe Senate, informing
them of the organisation of this body.
By Mr. Estee : A resolution railing
joint Committee of five two from the
Senate and three on the part of tbe House
to wsiton tbe Governor, informing him
of the organitstion, snd their readiness to
receive sny communication he may choose
to send. Carried.
On motion of Mr. Abbott, the House
10 many merchants far tke Ui
kity ol the oeoule ehils the
t af oar boms products fi erf ally exceed,
i proportion, the real p-odueeri. Thai
o have no esparto to bring to currency
-aad are continually growing poorer ;
star candle oooioess, sending all tke
wsy North aad no surplus raised to
Hg iT fetes. If here be any truth in
h- tiuiple.t principles of political econo
fr, waraHi fisBoi to dowpar iafnmotloji
f poverty still, eutoas the surplus labor-
S capital of tke country cease to Swell
e rasks of wbito-handed drones and ral
' to Ike work that will produce anme
"nR la eat aad la aall. If Burke white
I'arliament, grasped the hoe-helve las
IjLevery meridng. aad Job a Quiney
daaui swung tbe ae vtbe in the wheat
Ids, and Daniel Webster fought clods
d weeds at bravely as he afterwarda
gbt political demagogues and sectional
"ojit, h eertaiiily woold not eompro.
ha the dignity of our young men ta
lopt their example and- show at once
t they appreciate the conation of
s OBunr'ry, and with manly Indeprnd-
are reaolved to trek iapMrt at their
onWr'i breast, instead of crowding ha
nd radical counters aud begging patron-
rost and for ibe implacable apprepns
THE PRESERVATION OP THE
A, Bomber of physicians, surgeons and
medical students gathered yesterday after
anon in tbe lecture room of tbe Belle rue
Medical College, to witness the results of
a new and what bida fair to prove a won
drilul discovery, in the wsy of a process
for preserviag the h umm body after death
Two subject were on exhibition embalmed
br this nrnnrai to which death had occur
red respectively on the 17th of February,
and tba 30ih of April last, both of which
manifested lo tbe casual spectator no ngn,
by either alght touch or oateU, of tke long
period which elapsed since death.
Professor Ooremut, under whose super'
vision an expcrimontal autopsy of one of
tbe nod lea waa made, in order to snow
that the preservation was not confined to
the surface, but extended to the viscera,
the muscles snd every portion of tbe in
ternal system, opened the exhibition with
a few prefatory re mark i, reciting tke im
perfect and unaatiifertury processes which
Lad been in vogue for preserving tke dead
ever tinea tke dart of the Egyptians
Dr. Jaaewav then distorted the body,
which had been Irlng thirty daya siaee
death kept ia the labratory under lock
and key. To the scalpel it presented tbe
flaccid condition usual Immediately after
dissolution, and ihe light and touch were
perfect! nrl:- Al the knife proceed'
ed with the ditembowelmeut on the sub
ject and Ibe viscera were brought to sight
and removed, no OCJOr was perception!
save the wrong, fiesby smell which is in
pai aids from the fret best corpse when
he internal nor I ion IS oneiieo to me air.
Lepg, Galloway, negro, Ilsyoo, H
ton, Hall, Cook, Brogdcn, Jones, of Wake,
Wynne, uyman, negro, instead, laasl-
tsr, Burns, Sfaotner, Welker, Davis, Bee
man, Melcbor, Robldns, Long, Forkner,
Mason, haves, Smith and Blythe.
Certtfictte of election were presented :
Messrs. 'Allen, Partite, Turner, T.indssy,
Birhardson, Jones of Caldwell, Moore
and Love, and-wrre laid on the tabln be
cause of alleged disabilities. Several of
tbe Senators sabmilted objoatiens lo tin
ruling The President declared tbe Sen
ate organised and ready for business.
When the SUA District was called, Mr.
Turner, of Orange, offered his credentials.
- Tbe President ssked if he was, banned
by tbe Howard amendment t
Mr T. said, that depended upon what
Tbe oath was in accordance with tbe
Judge Pearson then administered the
oatb of office to Judge' Reado and R. P.
Dick, as Associate Justices, and announc
ed that, at the other J unices were absent,
be would ad minister tbe oath lo Governor
elect, Mr. II olden.
The oath required by the new Const!
union was then administered to him.
After tbe oath was taken, thcia
faint applause in the Hall.
theu adjourned until 4 P. M.
I! Ai.Eian, N. C., July Sd7 1868.
Tbe Senate was Called to order at 4
Mr. Borrow, of Northampton, introdu
end resolutions in reference to the election
I of U. S. Senators fixing the election on
j the 6th of July. lies over.
(TIm tew of Congress provides fur the
election of U. S. Senators on tbe second
was Tuesday of the position, j
I A message waa received from the
ington, not Richmond, that fell ; and Grant
Judges Pearson and Dick then pro- ' House, transmitting a joint resolution rat
ceeded to tbe Senate to install tbe Lienteu-, ifying the Howard Amendment, or the
ant Governor aud organise that body, and j 14ib article of the Constitution of tke
Judge Usede c died the House lo order. Uuiied States, and askhg the concurreuce
On taking tbe chair, he aaid t j of the Senate.
" I am ready to proceed to administer j Mr. Rick, of Pitt, moved that the Soo
the oath to all the members. The roll ate do concur.
will be called alphabetically. Under the
law wa were organising the oenateonder. t orders ot lien ( an by, none can be quali-
lf we were acting under the Constitution ficd, who are banned by the Howard
Mi. Bobbins, Senator from Bo wan,
I rite, Mr Preaident, to present a few
of North Carolina, neither the Howard Amendment. Gentlemen will please state pnlv of the reasons, whv, in mv judgment.
amendment nor any other amendment dia-1 the facts, when their names are called, and the Senate of North Carolina should refuse
qualified him. If we are organising un- if banned, they will be requested to stand ; lo ratify this amendment
der the sett ol Congress and this was a
provisional government, then he woo re
quired to take the leal oath, aad so were
all tbe Senators. lis wished to know an
der what law we were organising. No
one befe bad authority to qurstioa tea
right lo a seat when he offered Gen. Can
bVa certificate of election. Could ike
people of Burke, who had elected the
President of tke Senate, ear la tke people i over, the clerk announced tbn
yon must send a representative to the gentlemen OS being banned by
nlBBtnihal plijiioi o mt WfJ .'opwsiinia
uvea, Or be must stand aside t
Mr. Turner's credentials were laid upon
the table. Subaeqaeatlv Mr T. moved
that the Senator from the 14m District
It is i ol hoped
attde tor the present. J have no autban that aaytbing bow to be aud could innu
ty to administer tke oath to any thus J eneo the action of this body upon the ques
tioned. . 1 shall quality tnoee whose i tmn : for the decree baa gone forth, not
nsiacs have, been published as having only that we optsV. but that we must,
their disabilities removed by Congress." give aa affirmative vote; and it is but loo
Hs tban BrocasBed te oualitv those who ! eridoat that a mainritv here ate imuaticnl
presented themselves to answer ta their to do the bidding of their masters.
Dsmes at tbe desk of the clerk. Hut I oppose it, first, upon ihe merits
After the ceremony of qualifying was of tbe amendment itself. I respectfully
following ; ask North Carolinians, what has Nortk
tka 1 4th j Carolina to gain ky its adoption f This
Article: ; measure changes the basil of represents-
if i a- J. -wi sp . 1 at "i
, tion iu Congress, and virtu
Allison, ai Orange, Davidson,
r i i..i i !: -t ..... ,i ii. ...... I
of Caldwell, Justice, of Henderaon, Kel
ly, of Doplin, Iong, of Caswell. Nichol-
n. ot Iredell, asm Stuart, ot Harnett.
By direction of Judge Beade. tka act
ing clerk called ihe roll and 99 memkert
answered lo their names, aa having been
Isswllw ninth Aed
Judge Bcado then left the stand, (re
marking as be did to, Were at
', virtually places it,
On motion of Mr. Abbott, Mr. J. W.
Bowman, of Mitchell, waa appointed
owt aad passed around amoug the specta
tors, that a moro minute Met miglil oe giv
en of the process. Dr. Dnremus explain
ed that the fluid with wkieh the preserVa
lion bad been affected had not boon intro
duce.! through the veins or by cutting
...'." sFA.- tt" B . J
the fle.h, winch waa so greatly oojccseo
to bv the friends of the dead, but by lim
ply forcing it into the month and other
natural Suer'uro of the body, whence it
subsequently permeated all the tissues,
preserving thrm in the wonderful manner
just revealed by ihe autopsy. Professor
be called and allowed to qualify. He had
not answered lo his name whttti called.
The President subsequently called Mr.
T. ta order, staling that Mr- T. had aa)
tight to speak, as the Senate waa organ
ised and ids credentials not received
Mr. T. said he begged pardon, he
thought one member elect had tke same
rights as another.
The Preaident eTiiUiiuil i The Senate
wat organised ami the Senator could Bp- j Obairroan pro tern.
peal from his decision if he wished.
Mr. I . taid be should be guilty or no
eh had maonen ta tka Chair. He
Winld ni appeal.
Mr. Turner laid be did not understand
the Senate lo be organised. When he
was ruled to silence, ho kuew It was not.
Me then held op Ute credentials of Attv
Melchor. Senator from Cabarrus, and said
he had been red nested bv bis friend to
more that he be allowed to qaalify but as aian from Cleave land,
ii was out of order for him lo speak, ho j The vote befng tak
wonld return it lo the Senator, which he; the IoIIoh mg ballot
not upon tbe population, but tbe number
of voter to each State. This is of tittle
importance to Stales having a homoweu
owt population, and where no dots of tka
people fat likely ever to be deprived of
equal suffrage. Uut m North Carolina
there are two widely diatinct races, dwel
ling togethet on tbe lame soil. True, by
the present Constitution, both are invest
ed with equal rights of suffrage. I Oppo
sed I h it, and deprecate it strti r w bile 1 ,
Bt the same time claim to ho a friend of
the colored lace, and wish to see their
real welfare promoted-.
I will also add.
Ou further motion. Messrs. Candler, of that white the present Constitution re-
Buncombe, and Banner, of Watauga, wore mains the de facto Comiitu inn of the
appointed Secretaries pro lews. I Stale, I thall give my aid towards making
Mr. Abbott then moved that the House it woik as little evil aa possible. And as
go into the election of a Speaker. Car-, Senator here, I ahall pursue no mere foe
Mr. A. then placed tke uamo of Joseph
William llolden, of Wake, in nomination.
Mr. Moore, of Alamance, added that of
I'utlo Durham, fcsq ., the gallant gentle-
did without mak ng tbe motion.
m. -i 'u. l'a cu . An nnknnwn Senator said everv eena-
tn-eee omroiivnr arm laswtjaMo-itHTVFrS-j
tor nan necn onereo an onmnmiiir w n. ....,-,
qualify if be desired It. ClayUm of Chowan, Ckerr)-. BOgro, Oaw-
Mr. T. said the President kaTTfeuTe Worn, iiegro, Dixon, Downing, EtBiigi.m.
his right to participate in the ditcmwioB Estes, Foster, Fraokliu, Forkoer, Gaba
and erganiasjkin of the rWle. He knew gan, Gu.it. r, Oiibert, Graham, Huckings,
if he should ask pormisslou of the bod V to! negro, Harris, of Franklin, Hams, of
bo heard, it would not be denied, Wake, uegro, Hoffman, Homey, Hodgin,
ft.. Pr...i,U... .Mie.1 thai hv consent. Hares, uegro. Hinnant, Hendricks, Iu-
Mr. T. eoaM be board. Tke vote being gram, Kinney. Long, of Chatham, Long,
takenitwaa unaiiimoua for Mr. T. to of Richmond, Leary, nearo, Laflin .Mayo,
iKoserd'' Oegro, Morris, negro, Muodenhall, Mc-
pieC0 . .s.i. ML n.tl. tfZ4l l.k Po Parker.
m. -i-urnsr aaia me tow oi uir o.-naie .-wih.", - i , .
...1 .1.. ikat if he had annealed l'roclor. Pearson, Bobbins, uegro, Rag
from the decision of the Chair, at Invited, ! tend, Ranfraw, Reynolds, Rea, Smith, of
tious course, but assist iu the adoption of
the measures best calculated' to advance
tte welfom of .North Carolina under thof
But will the policy of allowing equal
rights of eoffragc tn both races be perma
nent here I Impossible. Even ils friends
must admit it to be an untried experi-
surrendered to Lee, under the apple tree
But history tells no such flattering tale to
me. No, Senators, we were never out of
the Union ; and tbe pretence that we were
it a lubtertuge, invented since the war,
tor obvious p liticsl and parttzaa purpo
To thoV itt abtnrdil v it it only neces
sary to ask ourselves bow comes it that
we vote to-day upon an amendment to
the Federal Constitution t Were North
Carolina not a State in the Union, she
would have no morn right to vote oa sncli
a question than the republic of Liberia,
winch she is beginning so much to retCBt
blv. This posit ion is too obvioaa to ad
mit of argument
this amend meat because Ita
adopt-on involves a dishonorable act ou
the part of Nortk Carolina, in that alto
will aid in imposing political disabilities
upon thousands of Tier sons merely for
obeying her own commands. Seven
years ago, speaking through tke voices
and votes of many gentlemen now silting
in high places lu re, including her present
distinguished Executive Chief, North Car
olina called her children to the field.
Thither they rushed by thousands to
bleed and die for her. A battle scarred
remnant only survives ; and now, upon
tins poor remnant ol survivors, tbe la aak
ed to affix tbe stigma of political ditfruu-
chisemeutl . Ie it honorable ! But I lor
hear to enlarge upon this point, for
these days ot "great moral ideas," to in
silt upon I be claim of honor, is in danger
of being deemed mere "Old logy is
Hut in vindication of onr dear,old mother
let me ssy, that when she shall teem tbia
day to pronounce that hard sentence upon
her children, it is not North Carolina that
speaks: it is only a horrid apparition
which personates her. nhe it prostrate
with the heel of the tyrant in her mouth
and it voiceless ; but her great heart
bursting with blessings on bar gallant
I oppeao thii loeaioro became of its un-
nuraeaa in application. Ihoaaanda
punished by it who were sincere oppo
nents af tbe war, and who only aided
ky giving a few blankets or articles of
lawBnVaaw.si tiOm saamffffisasjossj isarttil na Bast, oral UB tlksB I
ftwMinnr n BrWaPOBWarBWg ssVbkbww wojo bob Mr 1
Confederate Army. But here stand 1,
Confederate officer for four yeara, with
the smoke of forty battles on me, u ubanu
ed and free, -imply because I never waa
a Squirt t WHTtbe fair minded portion
of mankind, iu Massachusetts, in North
Carolina, think it unpardonable in me be
cause my seme ol justice revolts Bgainot
giving my voice in favor of B measure SO
inconsistent and unfair I
I oppose this proposition, because North
Carolina baa once voted upon it. And
Those who voted for Mr. Holden were:, uteiil, uncertain in its results. The voice
sis. Abuott, Ames, Asuwartn, oow-j ot history is against it ; lor 1 can recall no
ibvir own klw and nnU. If tha Jar ! Ilumili.m aucccedcd Df. Doremuj, and
ffmbtee nrosuerit ever return tn us. it ' te.tihV l.A ho had examined the tubject
l come etc Agriculture it will com' in j uiideiaVmrtustton, and could not disliu
"dieneo to ihe influence of honest pro- gehHHMn one reoently dead. P roles
"? "! kvB0uycrtifV labor. 'sor FTwi, to sooiO motf Wlended iBWJaiki
" if we had competent, last aad mer-1 regarding an taelj which he had made
Icfiriatioa aad svreatxeot that la- of the mawttes, liver, kidaeys,' and langt
waald be iadiapeaaable. As matters of subjsct treated hjf the procets, gave
" or rather pSagrftl downwards la Ithe result ol nit oueervsisons. t ne mnr
Oamt of lieeotions and uaarrapaleUs jlloae ref erred to were all ia a normal state,
.kWfcrfrem argonrlr toiaortattt, ' so tor at tka eye was tflinra, hot had
tke Ohsw'wwaM not haeabaei tuatatoesT.
Mr. Turner said be did wot know tha
Senator who sat before kirn, bis name nor
lhr district that he represented, but from
what bad fallen from ktai he knew ka
had some sense of right, justice and pro
priety: he thtirotoraaakod him to move
that all Senators prsaeuUug eertiliratos be
allowed to qmaltiy. He dm hoi eaamr
irftou or toe senate as mat
Mania, JBiiiatmmB Beymom, Ste
vens, negro. Sweat, negro, a.upca oyaes,
negro, Sinclair, Short, aiegrist, Btanton,
Veatal, Vest, Wilson, Williamson, negro,
Wilkie, WiswaB, Mbito and Waldrop
Tt. a W ...
Tksse who votijdforMr. Durham were:
Messrs. Asbo. Armstrong. Clayton, W
kVansilvauia, Uavu, JVUtt, r arrow, usi
Itof, AhMB, Urom, Hodtmts Hurh.H-
instance In wlilrii two peoples have dwelt
together ou the saincsoil, without amalgs-
ti.ni or the suboi di lation of one to the
other ; Buless, iudectl, both were in
jection lo s common tvrai.t.
And apt ipot of that teat remark, doea
any gentlemen hero suppose that try would
have inaugurated ibis negro suffrage ex
pen wont, hmi it not been forced upon us
at the point of the bayonet 1 Whan the
bayonets shall depart, if they ever do,
then look out tor thu re-action. Then the
bottom rail will descend from tke top of
tbe fence, not merely by my vote, hot
by yours, Senators. Pardon ate for pw-
dictiug that, in five years from this Oar,
an overwhelming majority of the people,
and, theielore, a still more overwhelming
majority of the politicians, of Nori h Car
otins, will be clamorously demanding a
change in the negro i IB rage feature af
our Coasutunon and the restriction ol ute
African's right to ruts. Kquaily singular
ia poliiieal KUtUmsnt are
respectfully submit that no Stats
legal right to vote twice on auca a ques
tion, if 1 mistake not, this amendment
baa once beep acted upon by all, or a suf
ficient namber, of tke Slates, and, not
having received a three-fourths vote.
stands rejected. Shall we assist in gal
vaahting the corpse into a semblance of
life sgaiu t Rather let the dead be bur
But I otterty pro teat aintustt tbia ratifi
cation, became we am not allowed a tree
vote. We are told that ws will vols "nay"
at our pet i I If ve vote "yea" we are
promised a recognition of our Statehood :
otherwise, we must remain a Territory un
der Indebnite military role. bat a
Biockervl We are in dunes ; and, to
tew, onr daed tbia day la really invalid,
and will be so held when pssiisn and
fear subside, and Courts ire liberated ones
not aa a partizan. I apeak aot now even
at a North Carolinian. I speak as aa
American citizen, and, to the course X
pursue this day, I deem myself tke cham
pion of the liberties of New York and Ohio
as of my own ever loved nature State.
And here in tbia venerated chamber, hal
lowed by the me mo rice of great and good
men gone before, I raise my solitary voice
ni solemn waning or tha deadly perils
which Be to the path you ere urged to
Senators, we are in the midst of a sea
of troubles. Our people are impoverish
ed, bereaved, humiliated, miserable. Our
homes are desolate : nor kinsmen slain.
Bu( in sll onr misfortunes let as never for
get our dignity, nor dare, by our
this day, to bring a stain on tka a
ished name of Worth Carolina.
Mr. Btylbe, of Henderson, and Mr.
Welker, of Guilford, addressed the Sonata
in support of the joiat resolution.
Mr. Cook, of Johnston, at this point in
troduced an amendment, which was un
derstood to be an aicnsa for calling tba
previous qnei t ion to cut on debate, and
called tor the vote.
! Mr. Bobbin! called for the yeas and
nsyt, and, tke vote being token, tba entire
vols of the majority was cast against it
and none in favor.
Mr. Cook then called for the previous
question on tbe joint resolution.
Mr. Blythe called for lee yeas aad t
which resulted aa follows.
Yeat Messrs. Barrow, Bsasley, Bella
my, BmgdeB, Bums, Blythe, Colgrove,
Cook, Davie, Eaves, Etbcridga, Epps,
negro, Forkner, Galloway, negro, Hayes,
Harrington, Hajl, Hyman, negro, Jones,
of Woke, Legg, Lindsay, Lassitcr, Long,
Marttodale, Moors, Mason, Rich, Res
pass, Smith, Shoffaor, Sweet, White,
Winstead aad Welker 34.
Nays Messrs. Melchor i
Ou motion the Senate i
morrow morning, 1 1 o'l
Our digwitv demands dial w
fully say to tbe Cough-so, "unfetter us,
and give us the assurance thst our privi
leges will be unaffected bv our vote;
Then can we vote as' proud American cit
izens should do. Bat bow wc cannot
we-darn not give an independent vote,
we vote as others dictate ; we vote as
stores. . Would to God Nortk Carolina
-might this day be permitted to render aa
unbissed decision I Bat alas I onr,grami
old mother is in the dust, and th mailed
aptdirr stands over her with Ike BwVooet
at her bosom, demanding that she dw neater'
herself. "Drive the bayonet home ta her
heart," lay I, "if Heaven so wills it, and
let her die ; bat let her never submit to
Bat this is iut a question of
"Tke wicked floe when no man par
sueth." This proverb WW literally
ill intra '.ed at a "Rod String" meet
ing In Anton county, several nights
since. Un the night to question,
says the Wadesboro Aryut, a dam
ber of white members of the order
were called torathar at school house
in Diamond Hill precinct, with orders
for every member to go thoroughly
armed, as some alleged that they
would be interfered with by "ku
Xlnx." Shortly after sanmmuW. a
i of five mules, which had last
been taken from a broken-down wag
on, pateed rapidly by tbe tchoot
bouse, with their BarnBat nod traces
loudly clapping and jingling. With
out waiting to aaa what It waa that
caused such a "napta," aad with
out ttandtna- on the "order of their
going,11' the brethren vacated the pre
mises with a rush, ami, judging Irom
what we have heard, may bo raniring
Tag I. ats EoMoato B. Fbekkas.
The tunieral of oar lata venerable
A it -.a.wln
ar.a estimaoie citizen . waa au
yesterday afternoon, by a
concourse of onr people, of both as
eav The death of few men coo
have occasioned more general regret.
and ail seemed anxious to testify weir
reapect tor the memory of t he ueceaa-
The burial service of the) Episco
pal Church was impressively read by
Ihe Rev. Dr. Curtis, of llillsboro,-
rhu Rsv. Dr. Mason, tha Itoctor of
the Parish, being absent from the
tke Masonic Fraternity assisted ia
the eeretuotiiear at eke Cemetery, -
wimi the beautiful and imposing
vices of thwrr Ordc&ntfW.
DntTKCcTioM or Cat ore is tna Fast.
We regret learn that the violent
ns, in several of the Eastern ad
North Eastern Counties, have de
stroyed ihe growing crop entirely.
Ine country is said to be flood od.
The rains' are ,n garded as fhe moat
violent which have occur rod in Ihe
teat tiltv reas. We hftvs heard from
Hyde. Tyrrell and Comtek Coantiee,
and too duett udilrlii in thee counties
miiauieeeaffitd aa bvrnig almost com
plots. If the water, however, sab
tided in few days,, the rich lands of
that ssMioo w.ioi.l now proslaoe
cmuU com., it planted at
j metamorphose ia poliiieal seatimsnt are ; it tbtars est a question sf leelmg BP' - Ssmtisiti.
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