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SALISBURY, N. C, SEPTEMBER 4, 1868.
VOL. I, NO. 35
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gee. 1. At tne nrst usu ing w
Uim.ni of nnv Clerk of a
Court, it man oe in mit or to
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."j, , Oliver to such commissioners a
j nfficient sureties, to do ap-
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nsvtble to tue oiare 01 iiorw
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ta law all monies and effect which
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f Mi office, and (ball diligently
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Lt.n ,irf,.rm the doitet ot ni arararaa
IUIUUT art-"-"- . r
they a or hereafter may be prescribed
BOS D HO ArTrtOVETJ, BTC.
See. 8- The approval of said Donas oy
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sioner dissenting may can uis dissent
k. utercd oa record. Any eommis-
aiier proving a bond which he knows
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rui-iii-.i-o -w . -T
Iv Ir Iisoie as ir no w wun; iw.
said bond acknowledged by the par
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h, before the clerk of said conirnts-
' as their nresidine officer, reeis-
j .k jUS a thft naaiiti' ol the
t in flerjarale book to'be kept by
i for the registration of official bonds,
the ordinal Wltn uie appnrrai niricui
d, deposited with we register nr
i . : 1 Mr. MnMAM ftliall tut
i " k.,.i. . .rn aimil bftinVnn
lsw on official bonds.
qi i u k t c vriqn of cinn.
Sec. 3. cvrery vierK w mp
t. hrfiire putorine en the duties ot bis
, tltil! take and subscribe before some
r authorized bylaw to administer an
L .1... iUm wrmmrrttvrJi he law and file
hum with the Register of Deed for
rin cE to am oxu.
Sec. 4. In case any clerk shall fail to
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I.hmrmaii ot tne i.onniy vmnuiwiuir
of bis county shall immediately inform
i Judge of Ibc indicia district tnerenr,
io shall thereupon declare the office va-
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mit an account thereof to tho chairman of
the County Commissioner, in order that
the price may bo levied in the county tax-
ea.andalso'o the Auditor of public accounts
who shall add the same to the ta.es of the
respective counties, and receive and ac-
count tor It as for other tale. The com
miaaionors of any county fallinc to cause
such sun to be levied with the other coun
ty taxes, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
r Arias m kach actio! to be kept
Bee. 10. The clerk shall keep the nanera
in each action in a sejiarate roll or bundle,
and at it termination attach tnjrethcr. nro-
Sw'jr label, anifile thorn in order o( the
ate of tire final judgment.
BOUClTORf TO KXAMIHB KECOHDS, TTC.
See. 11. Atevery regular term of a Su
perior Court, the Solicitor for the Judicial
District shall inspect the office of the clerk i
and report to the court in writing. If any
clerk, after being furnished with the neces
sary hooka, shall fail to keep them up as
required by law, be shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor, and tbe Solicitor shall cause
him to be prosecuted for the same, if tho
Solicitor shall fail or neglect to perform
Any Sheriff tailing to make doe return
of such writ delivered to him, shall for
fell and par one hundred dollars to any per
son grieved thereby, to be recovered on
motion to the Court before which the writ
Is required to be returned. All proceed
of executions in part only satisfied, while
in the hands of any late Sheriff, snallflie
paid by him to the Clerk of tbe Superior
Court of tbe county, to any court of which
tbe writ Is returnable for the use .of the
party entitled thereto under the penaltie
now provided by law in ease of failure.
XRCtmoxa to bb docks-ted.
"Bee. 10. The clerk of any Superior
Court to which any execution (hall be re
turned a Is above prescribed shall, at the
request of any person interested therein,
and the payment of one dollar, enter inch
executions on his execution docket, and
the like process may be thereafter) had
thereon as is provided in similar cases ou
judgments recovered after the ratification
of this act.
PES A LTV OH SHIRirrs FOR FAIMXO TO
Sec. 11. Any late Sheriff or other o
ecr having executions in his hands and
the doty hereby imposed on him, ho shall ''' to make due return thereof and to
be (liabtel to a nenaliv at fiv Imn.ln.J proceed as herein prescribed, shall, in each
dollars to any person who shall sne for the cf ft":l1 na P to 7 P""
-u, uito uupirt-u uoiiara, io uo recorcrou
on motion of the court
JflHi MENTS SOT OOKMAJfT, WHEN
Sec. 12 Mo judgment shall be held to
have become dormant by reason of any
stay ol execution thereon in obedience to
issued by the
lv commanding the military
t'tstnet ot which the State ur North ar
olina formed a part, and the time durine
-See. 1. The clerk of the Superior courts which execution was so staved, shall not
at the request of a party thereto, withiu be counted hi detenrining any question
six months from the ratification of a gen- respecting a judgment beiug dormant,
era! act resueeting the practice andproce- 0BDjtAKCB of Uth MABCH. 1868. BOT
The following sections, numbered 1,23.
4, 6 relate exclusively to actions which
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nave oeen commenced, and in winch no
fin.l . i v j .j I
.Li iiiuEiuiiii hw vw-vii ruiiurrr-ti iiiiiii in . i j
the ratification of this act, a. apart of the "".1 or.prc.al order. ,ss,
Cad. of IW.ic .J 9.e"c.r"1 ,?U'1 commanding the
CLERKS TO IXJCKKT BXIBTIBO SUITS.
omt BS w-HBRE TO BB EP.
6. lie shall have an office in tho
II .1 I a. A.A k
Conntit (.Vmmissioner. In the county
in person or by depnty, t on
.daily, (Sunday and legal holulaj
1, from 9 ocloclt, A. M., to
i 1. M.,and longer; when necessary,
' dispatch of business.
sECEivK orncxii. rrw, sw.
6. Immediatidr after he si halt
given bond and qnattfied a oioresaid,
i receive from tbe lateUlerE ot the
Master of the Court ot KonHT Of the
II records, hooks, paper, money
t receints for the same : and if any such
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witbin a reasonable um alter d -
to deliver sech records, books,
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ihk viut iticrL'ui. uiu in uimu Kiiiity
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S TO HE KEPT BT TUB LMKS.
. 8. The clerk sbafl keep the folio w-
i docket of all writs of summons, or
:in.il proress issued by Wo, or
i m l.rKil U.U ,4 irM.rn.tr rwAstssttllinsy
, in each action, up to the final
cuiion Docket, in which the
of the judgment shall be record-
'ery proceeding snberquent tlicre?
with an alphabetical index.
Ducket of all issues of fact joined
ths iili-!iilin antfl ntbr tdatu-rs. tri
ne before the J mires, at regular
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i in ui iiwin at iiift 5uwhiiv-
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rinaiiLipai iiiopt nrenrninir m
lie plamtrffs.ol all hual. luiljr-
U4!t-i Hun numoera inereoi.
I Docket of all criminal act ions, con-
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VsoatjVna vmn hi to iie fur-
Tbe books specified in the above
ral counties by the Secretary l
t the expense of the Stale and the
ball, as soon a possible, trans-
dure of the Superior Courts of this Stale,
and on the payment of a lee of one dull ir,
shall enter on a separate docket,, all suits
Which, at the ratification aforesaid, shall
have been commenced, or In which filial
judgment ha not been rendered in the late
County courts, Superior court of law, and
Courts of Equity, of their respective coun
row such surra propbe de with.
Sec. 2. And every suit not so transferred
within the time aforesaid, shall bo abated
and the Clerk of the Superior Court shall
tax costs against tbe parties liable and col
lect the same by tho proper t roeer .
A t r-ECTED.
Bee 13. Nothing in this set contained
shall affect or impair ny right given by
an ordinance of the Convention of this
State, entitled "ah Ordinance respecting
the jurisdiction of the Court of this State,'
ratified the )4th day of March, 1808, in
the Cases to which it is applicable.
Ratified the 14tb day of August, A. D.
"WO TO Til OSK BY W HO M THE
FIRES Or CIVIL STRIFE ARK
Sava Ilia Atlanta N'mc Km and
See. 2. Tbe said suns shall be proceeded I we echo the .sentiment. If the do-
to, and tried under the existing law and ,non 0f violence ami anarchy i let
i .. -Li mv . a r. At f i-.-l i. . ' ' 'Tv
' Arr j T i '-iT loow "P0" ,Uo Peol,, ofOoorgia,
sh-ll enter such judgments on the execn- b,a fof tn, wwtolbain,
t.n docket, required to be kept by Uwh wht of Geo ,a WMt
and tho subsequent proceedings shall be , . . , , . V i t
as rviddfo?tiou Iare.fer to be eom- an!1 "P ,.,lt", l,!C1ks 8,'"
" ntlfl HVi-li-UH t 1 1 SA lllltlliuritu Hill
r'r: J." , violence Is contemplated or threaten.
See. 4. Ex.st.ng judgment, and decree. erf d , rncendiariw in At
not dormant may in like manner be en- . ' ,. ( ,, . . ,
leredontbe execution docket, and the nBy JolytWD, Brown & Co., coolly
subsequent proceedings shall be as is pre- u,lc,,D ' aee'n,"K i tgi.o.
scribed for actions hereafter to be com- wot negroes in Athuitii abotit i nr
meneed, as fares eh I! be eompatihle with M faces to .GaoraKsaL Juiaxmg
the previous proceeding", and no lien ac- 1t lliey hare, at their leisure, laid
quired before ihe ratification aforesaid, the mines and the trains, and I hut
shall be lost by any change of process, oc- nothing is vanling hut to npplv the
casioued by ibis net. match, for a grand e plosion iinon a
1M1KMAST JIDUMEXTS. PCopie etll.telv l.t.j.H pHIvd to WNt
Bee 5 Judgments or decrees which are (the shoe::
dormant at the Mtilicat ion aforesaid, in ty J hese men who, have been, for
be revived or enforced in the maimer here-1 weeks, arming their lilitck legions for
MASS MEETING IN MOCKSVILLK.
A large number of the citisen of Da
vie, estimated at from 1600 to 2000 peo
ple, convened in Johnson's Grave in
Mocksville, and organised a Mas Meet
ing on the 82d August, 18G8.
On motion of Dr. J. W. Wiseman,
Henry B. Howard was elected President,
and V. U- Peny, P. U. Cain, Charles
Anderson, J. C. Kurd, Dr. W. tt. Sharpe,
w. j. Kills, William Clouse, and Dr.
James F. Martin, Vice Presidents, and
John It. William and J. M. Johnston,
The following resolutions were moved
and adopted unanimously ;
Hi s,, I, ril, Dy the people of Davie coun
ty in Mass Meeting assembled, That we
cordially and heartily ratify the nomina
tion of Horatio Seymour and r ranci 1.
Blair for President and Vice President of
the United Slates, and will exercise oar
right as freemen peaceably at the ballot
box to secure their election, not for tbe
personal triumph of the nominee nor even
for the partisan success of a party, but
upon the broader and higher ground
that they are the choice of the moderate
and patriotic men of alt parties who are
endeavoring to uphold tho supremacy of
tbe Constitntion of the United States and
''the law passed In pursuance thereof "
nd that we regard the real issue to be
whether our government, with its three
co-ordinate branches of Kxecutive, Judi
cial and legislative Is 10 survive, Or wheth
er Congress by assuming to regulate the
question of suffrage in the States, or at
his option, to withhold the right to vote
from the States, and by other unconstitu
tional acts ; my make its mere will, the
paramount law of tbe land.
Jtetolred, That tbe chairman of this
meeting appoint twenty-five delegates to
attend a District Convention at States-
viHe, at such time a may be hereafter
agreed on, to choose a candidate for Con
gress and an elector for our District.
I The Chairman then introducijd Maj. J.
E. Kerr, of Rowan, who addressed the
meeting with great fores) and effect, mainly-
upon -th linauci.it questions of the
day, and was succeeded by Gov. Z. U.
Vance, who, for tbe space of two hours
enehafned the attention ol the audience
by an address in hi best s ve. There
i - ami (he
claimed by it, is all suffiaiaat to secure our
I am, very respectfully,
Your ob't. err't.,
W. A. GRAHAM.
nON. DAVID U SWAIN
W learn that Coy. Swain died at hi
residence in Cbspel Hill on yesterday
morning at about nlno o'elork, from the
effects of injuries received some ten days
ago, by being thrown from a carriage.
David Lowry Swain was boru in Bun
combe county in tbo year 1801. He re
ceived his first education at Newtoti Acad
emy, ra tbe town of Ashcville, and subse
quently studied at Chapel Hill. He af
terwards read law in this city with Judge
Taylor, who predicted, from his habits of
perseverrnce and close application, the
eminence which bo nLeqnentJy attain
ed He was admitted to tue bar in Bun
combe county in 1829. In 1824, '& and
'('), he represented the county in the Leg
islature. In 1927 he was elected Solici
tor in the Edentun District, which be re
signed after riding one circuit. In 128
and '29 he was again elected to the Leg
islature, and in 18:i0 he wa elected a
member of the Board of Internal Improve
ments, in the samo year be was elected
Judge of the Superior Court. In 1832
he was elected Governor of the State, and
in 1836, while still Governor, be wss elect
ed a member of tbe Convention to revise
the Constitution, and in December of tbe
year ho was elected President of the Uni
versity, which position he held uutil the
adoption of the new Constitution and
re organization of that Institution.
GENERAL FRANK 111. A lit IN
KANSAS IMMENSE MEET
Lkavknwobth, Ang. 2. General
Frank Blair addressed an immense
meeting this evening. His oiieoch
was principally devoted to the action
of the radical party in the reconstruc
lion of the South, and the record of
General Grant. lie charged that the
Kepnblicftns, having lost continence
in the white people of the country.
had restored to the support of the
blacks: that it was from no love of
the nearo race ; that they enfranchis
ed-them, but only m Boheine to
maintain themselves in power. He
eaid he had nothinir to say against
General Grant personally; that his
military service would em be re
meiubered with pride, bnt that since
lie had eutered the arena of politics,
las nets, politically, were proper inat
tors for pubic criticism; that Grant
had changed his views on the subject
of reconstruction, inconsistently hav
ing at the close of the war urged the
immediate admission of Senators
and Representatives of the Southern
States, chosen by the people ol those
of General Grant, Sheridan and otln
er regular officers to tho Radical par
ryVJsW tiro tendency of that party,
which ho overthrown the preroga
tives of the Supremo Court, and the
Kxecutive branch of the government,
upon a recess was taken
partook of a bountiful Barbecue, which
had becu provided and was served in the
In the afternoon, an interesting address
wss delivered by F. K Shobcr. Esq., of
Itowan, and at night, by Joseph Dvbson,
Esq.. und Hon. Z. B. Vance.
The strongest and most earnest inter
ests wa manifested by the large, and or
derly assemblage, and ntmost good order,
toward military despotism which be
iiu' iieccanrilr baaed noon military
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m ioeo, ne man icq r.toannr, oangmer Dower would give consequence to
of William White and grand daughter of , ritktirt officer, of the army. Ho
tior, ( -itHWfll. .s!- Iisatnrtff kliaut'd tia nnrlu titirinitiir
s m tkiihlis man I in Sw-iiri ai ne. 1 . . . 1
' r mZZ n . tho conroe nd WW the means aaop
!Tr' ZT?- 2LWySI cxl by the liadicals8can live and 4-
ivwiioWuhiiivii ui tut: ivot tut in oi vjKrutrr- ,s f -i ' I II
vatism. He had a pn.found rc.pect and Cive Hie supKrt of tho people. He
rev nc-for old est-.bli.hed institniioe demed that the sontiments expressed
add for the illustrious men who have ad j 's"er or ork "Pwech
oroed the earliest history of tbe State, ; were revolutionary; that the people
With many, if not with most ot these, b of the United Slates, at the last elec-
as i'liimatelv aeijuaintcd personally, and ti hail repudiated negro snfti age,
the history of every one of 'them was as upon which was based the whole re
familiar to him as a household world. lie construction scheme ; that to over-
know more of tho history of North CaroK-, throw try PROPER CONSTITU
na andof be. public mcq than any living TIONAlTMEANS the reconstruction
man. I'crhans it is not going too Ur to u uut carrying onttho will of I
say that his knowledge upon these two ,hu uertpe4 h, reply to a remark from
ywftwawawBSwftSWftwMw m m ,j.
An set to amend an act entitled "an
aet to incorporate the Davidson Copper
An set to .provide for tbe ooalificatiost
of certain eooers ejected under lbs consti
tution of the State of North CVoltua,
An aet to incorporate the town of Bee
van! in the county of Transylvania.
An art iu relation to provisional mOBI-
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c; mi o nicer. I uocMies vacant au mani-
cipal offices held by appointment or
lion since tbe war, and authorise the
Governor to fill the same with appointees.
who shall perform the function of
offices until an election, to be Held on the
1st Monday tn January, 1869.J
An aet entitled "an act concerning IB-.
spec tors for the city of Wilmington."
Ae act to extend the time tor register
ing Grants, Mesne Conveyance, Powers
of Attorney, Deed of Bole, Deeds of
Gift, Deeds of Trust snd Marriage settle
ments. (Extends the time till ?7ih July
ISC'J, but the provisions of this act do net
extend to mortgage and conveyances in
trust or marriage settlemen.1.
An aet to provide for the filling of va
cancies occurring in the office provided
for in Article VII of tbe Constitution ei
An act iu relation to marriage lieeni
f The duty of issuing marriage licenses,
and the fees for the samo appertain to the
was oLerved by ihe neoplo without regard oigbty
to color. A nnu-d feature. or the occasion
was the earnest feeling shown by tbe Goo
aervativo people of Davie and Itowan In
Iu accordance with the Snd resolution
tbe chairman ap nmted the following del
egates -to the District Convention to nom
inatea candidate for Consrcsa and a Dis
trict Kb i tor, vis James N. Brock, John
points was more extensive than the com
bined knowledge of every man in the
State. His death is an irreparable loss
to tbe future hielorian.
Hie administration as President of the
University wss eminently successful.
When be was elected President, mere than
thirty year ago, the number of student
the crowd he said tbe Radical party
have made eoppeaheadism. lion. G.
M. Gliclc, Democratic nominee for
Governor addressed the meeting. fbl
lowed by Colonel Chartce W. Blair,
nominee for Congress, and others.
Of the Arts and Rod at was pasted by ihe
General Auemktg tf North Carolina at
the tension qf 18(18.
Ah set for the preservation of the pub
ACTIOS COMMEXCEO AITEB THE BATirCA-
'. no to BEcoBiror.f obots, btc.
Sec. 6. la all action herealter com
menced, founded on such contracts a art-
provided for in' an ordinance" of the Coo-.
veutiou of tuts BUte, cntHica -ah oi-
an oiitilaiigiit upon Ihe whiles, ailed
to see danger of war from a eople
among whom there is not an armed
club or a single aspiration hot for a
quiet and peacefnl election ! -These
men put a 'universal outbreak uir the
hazards of the discretion and temper
nance respecting the jurisdiction of the anee of armed and excited negroes
Court of this State," ratified on the I4ih land then cry weo to him who sliull
day of March, 18ob, Ibc awomoii bati. hieak the oeae'ie !
be made returnaoie to tne f rm or me au- N'ti, ff ,o i.iatnrv ia an rwOItiiw tn
nerior Court therein designated, ahd the I
imrnirftlilx biMi. i hi li I ioc ftfl 1 bo arlnrt of
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(iiu. in prui y ,II)MM,B with the public in ana
trutiquilitv for their own venal cuds.
anee with the provisions of sid act,
BXBCUTIOBS LEV Ell OW fCBSoSAI. PKOPEK-
See. 7. The 1st Sheriff of any County
hatting . in, hisiiaod .any jkmMmlk
lion, which has been KvUST oh personal
urooertv of tbe defendants, whjefa is un-
nld shall oroceed to sell tho fame as now
rcnniredbir Uw.be shall pay over the.
Danioti, Robexpierrv and Mnralptay
CO With Ho llohlfst hlooU 0 trH'iee
hut still, in the dtMith ol their d
gradation aird crtwlty tlrcytjfdj:jgrj
outiHitc iiatmo by plotting u war
ageiiist their own race.
We say woe to those men if the
train of comlni-tiMos ihey have laid
, v i i.,i'L!.f ..j.t.tt irainei
f " rT'Ita ; takes re 1 We deal in im throat.-
also maao rinni wi , i , .
of the Surierior Court ot the Csmrrty, ( i'p- ' ...-0,1.1 ...wj "
anv Court of which the writ is returnable, to escnpc the violence and lury they
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. nartfos entitled thereto. Georgia will hold them to such a
MsWIITTOXsATISriED. Iiennio rvcsHiiinfj i..i mo saury
.M ;.i uk,;iK. -ii.il in lit- tho letnhn ton shall Iruezo the brow ol
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mai.ner return all execution in Hieiri - J - . v
bands which are satisfied, whether by It t them owafe. Lot all ueware.
sale of property or otherwise, and shall Let every effort be made to en light
pay over any proceed thereof. en and Undeceive the negro to
iixe.;tiTine not Levied at all. ob le- calm all the elemSuts of strife, and to
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uu oa ILEAL raorBBTT. ' me otaie ana tue country rrom
8.-C. 9 A soon as the suceewors of tbe I ' '
inst , for the iMiipose of ratifying of 8"y
BM aJ'PJl' mmdli'sti tr the ofii-
cer of President and Vice President of
the United Slates. But ! beg you to as
sure them of my hearty co-operation in tlw
snpporl of those nomination.- uml iu ear
nest wishes for the success of tbo, ticket.
Tbo principles .il represent are dear to
the friend of Censtitutintiai liberty, and
were never subjects of dispute irionr con
test in former yers, wfieu Whig and
Democrat wure the proud waBesr
said late Sheriffs shall have qualified and
given bond a required by law, lire said
late Sheriffs shall deliver to ueb succes
sor all writ of tssecutious in their hand
which have not been satisfied, and have
mil hwca levied af ail. or wldah have been
fcvW on property -wkfoh b beee oMr
and a residue remains unsaiisnea, or ssawa
been levied on real propmy . whiesT ta
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wbolc or w part remain o.mmhu,
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Maotfn f digraph.
awSLsnu in aaskii
The r ssVssss
v Court of whici
OoTBAOB, fiix ' loyal lnoiru " netrros
went to t lie house or Mr. Ueo. W . jidiDson,
Bear Raleieb, on Saturday last, to arrest two
negro boy aud carry them, according to or-
Sean or an ve. wmorw mm league or wbwr
bad been membsrs, to wive account for
BEdWrted it. Mr. Johnson told tbo
boys that tf thsy wanted to go with the men
to go i but if not, stay. On looking round
be saw one of tbs negroes (all six ware arm
ed) pointing his un at him. Hn drew his
pistol, but Iwfore he mutd shoot, tbe negro
Bred, tbe halt glancing from the sids of Mr
.! r,.nihUft,l. A,.:,,., but littla harm. He then
to them, and shall Urt) t th negro, slightly srouudiug him.
to the next term of Two other of th gang bred at Mr. John-
si the comity, fori tesloou. ssAl then all of tbein ran off, ami were
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1 tae wrw i rnrw. i-'" -"
ipt of monsy by
nder tae writ.
rocecd to act un-
same bad been
in 1869, the catalogue con
tained the name of more than four hun
dred and fifty, more than a five fold in
crease. No instructor ever succeeded bet
ter iu winning the respect and esteem of
hi pupil ; lew have ever retained through
life so strong a hold on their affections.
lint ij wa, after all, tn the social reia: k.,,,,, j, establishing suitable qnaran
ilona of life that hta exisellciicies WJ tjneWgei,tfos ror tho port of Wilming
most conspicuous. He was possessed of ,. ' -
Linn, Dr. J. W. Wiseman, Wm. Clouse,, a vast mud ot luiornwtion and anecdote, 1 A ,ct prolfct persons distilling spir
JonaJian Smith, W. A Clark. P. H.! derived from mors .than forty years expo- iUjutUi l n lmder riUeil Stste' li-
Cain, If. Cook, W. O. Smith, J. W. Oray, noiiee in puunc nwano associaiion witu Dl.mlsse. all suits brought un-
0. Andcttoii, John Turner, B. A. Kelly, pablic men. Brt mind was active, hhob- j dor ma otAiMUW Ao ConvenUon enti
J. M. Chtaeat, Dr. G. M. Bingham, A. I oenaikw .eeeorate and hi memory remar- I ed wAinMee pro1iUitig the distU
A. Harbin, J. 0. Foard, C. W. Bessent, I kably retentive, tew things escaped him ,ali(in , in .. 1(J dar(. o person
S. M. Hobson, J. II. Williams, J. 11. li were worthy ot Deo.gsocotu cieo. tte boLiii.E i;. s. License liable to indictment
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I ll Illes. Ill- . li. iil.arpe. II I.. HUH ,. o iifKin ii on; luivuiuua . aHiv ay gnUABKH '
ami none have ever enjoyed the pleasure j An nc, establishing a lion In fitvor
of hi aeqm.iut.uce foratiy length of time, bn;idcr(l mechanic and material men.
who nave not more tnau onco naa occa-1 An ,c, , re,i,,vc )arlBm & Mooney
lion to smile at the nashes oir.Bjsaii- Bflhl. eonuty. of Johnston, frnmvpayuent
His manners were easy andsgreeaWe, and 0f fita,e ,nd county taxes for the year
"Ti ,UK . '"H" 18C8 on a stock of goods: that wss burnt.
Ills) ilUUH -r ill. IsfBI- ill" U'UMiiltlUT, lb .Ifl
fioou (out r-ilit of and forgotten
An aet to repeal an set directing tbe
time and place for selling Is id in the
counties of Halifax, Northampton, Hert-
lord and Martin. 4
An set to provide for tbe relief of Sher
iffs of the State snd their snretie. (Au
thorises the officers of the law to return
without isle to the next Superior Court
all executions issued against the sureties
of deceased sheriffs who failed during life
to collect taxes, snd to pay over such when
collected, provided the lien of tho State
shall not be impaired.)
An act to amend an aet to provide for
the qualification of certain officers recent
ly elected under the previsions of tbe Con
stitution of North Carolina. )Providcs
that tho county Treasurer (hall give bend
in such a sum as will cover all monies
paid to him, and also that the bonds of
the Register of Deeds shall be like to
that heretofore required of county Regis
ters.) , 1 '
An act to antliorise the Air Line Rails
road Company in South Carolina, to con
struct ana operate its road within the lim
its of tins State.
An act to extend tbe .Chatham Rail
road. An act to empower the County Com
missioners to draw jurors for (he Superior
An set to notify tbe Governor in certain
cases of the disqualification of County
Commissioners. (Makes it the duty of
tbe Judge of tbo Superior Court, in ease
of tbe disqualification of all the Commis
sioners of any county under the Howard
amendment, or for any other cause, to no
tify the Governor of the same, wbo shall
immediately fill inch offices by appoint
ment, also makes it tbe duty or any one
Commissioner, who shall be able to quali
fy, to notify the Governor of the disquali
fication of any of tbe other cowmuwioeer
An act appointing clerks of Superior
Courts to take privy examination at feme
coeerts in the conveyance of real estate.
An act ratifying and confirming tne
ertaoii, W. J Kills, W. T. Laid.
On motion it wa ordered that the pro
ceedings together with a copy of th letter
of W. A. Graham, iu, response to an invi
tation to be present be published in the
(H4 North Shile and Wakhmaw.
11. B. HOWARD, Chairman.
V. M. JoitiisoK, f J"-
Hakrin, Ksq. Dear Sir: I
a ... . . .1 .a' iC "
aii nM in liirnrttrirHii iim martis arnn
I,u ne IrAii niiil StiwJ ICsiilffttsasi I iimriaitv
would grow interested in the subject or, Au t0 .rtuoriee ,i,c count v eorami
nio.iT 1111.11 11 .iiotiraiiii uiei.
Ikivc lutein d to hi instruction and there
is not one of these who does not expert-
loner to appoint standard keepers.
An net to incorporate the Dismal Swamp
Steam rransportBtion ( . ompniiy.
An act.to autborixu certain persons to
,:rii-l i... Inftrl fPhiiao who olitaiiied
tine py one the men 01 the former gen- n Hl Jttll0 tmi, 18G8i ot theBupreme
to partieiuatu wtth tbein in a public meet-; r,"'"" F"pi"E Court.
ing and Barbecuo in that town, on the 2U ' fbillips-ftwain, all are goire. May those, An acttoamcud the charter of We Meek
wnburg r emale Colleae.
An wet eoneeriiHig judgmsnt, m and
regret thaV It is not hr rWy'p.iwerlo accept eucc ,M!art foh sorrow at his loss
Ihe invitation of the citisen of Mncksville Vmpathise with his bereaved faniily
iriinsraitted in your favor of the lath iust.,
who have profiled I heir instruction
K V , ' . Standard.'
Dl-COVEBT OF Kl'LXS I! AkBOKA. -
A party 6f sitTveyrs iu Arizona, eii
grrgt:d tn eXoloritig the eonntry for
iiiiiroad lontes, laioiy came up n
some very extensive ruins on the
banks ot the Lyrltlc tyoiorudo river.
process issuing from, the late Supreme
An set concerning refunding bonds
An act t esiablinh a turnpike road from
the town of Morgan ton to tho Tennessee
An act In provide for tho election of1
An act to incorporate the State Loan
I They extend nloiig the 1 i ver for many f ...corpora.c
under; . .,J r o . . -.-f ' and I ruet Comrwnyr
which our people divided. It wasreserv- I""-"' '""""! Au set hi relaiioii to the Mayor and
ed Tor the parly winch now through tn- ",'" , , ,J"
grea (and Congress sloqeO sWay the drs- " or eht r-'ut li'gl"- V'l iS'cets
Ih. ol rl.is eoimirv. to asm.il i lift Couail. may be tiScod tor HI h'S. the old ir
tntion th its plainest and must eesentlaTf rtgwrtngniht Hd--drefMe are- yet- in
prevision snd to call for a L'nnm of all; a fair Statu of pnvon ntion, and may
natriois to correct their misrule. And the
candidates are wrVrrriiy of the cause. Of
all fbc eminent men, who-iu claims were
caovassed in reference to the candidacy, I
regard Mr. Seymour, from his public dis
cussions of the topics of tbe times as best
qualified for tbe Presidential office, not
merely in ability, but in temper, charac
ter, self reliance and Ibc elevated motives
which charoctewse 1ms actions Mr. Hour
is less known to our section of country
hi public course, both civil and military,
being passed, in a greater part during the
war, when communication with the oppo
site section was cut off. iiut it is suffi
cient to know, that although he was a
gallant and determined enemy while the
war raged, be is a generous and magnani
mous friend in peace, and his nomination
by tho Convention called for the selection
of candidates open tbo priiicipJes, pro
be traced for miles ahtk 1 lie put 1 y
found soino nearly whole vbsm-Is of
em ions I'm iu. ,'f lie ware seem to ha
of a different quality and fine than
that found at most ot tho ruins in
A 1 iz'Oia. Many of tho walls of the
buildings were built of hewn stupe,
and pur an in a workmanlike man
ner. Io nil appearance nero once
std a eifv of niaiiy tlionsinul inhab
itants. Who they wore or to what
tribes they belonged there is no re
cord left to show. On tho oust bank
are the ruins of a large structure or
east Jo co vert tig several acre of land;
some of the walls are yet standing to
the height of twenty or thirty (cot.
Customs for the week, ending the 23d,
nearly four millions. x
Commissioners of the town of Newport.
An act to amend see 5, chap. 85 of the
Itevised Code 111 reference to commission
An act to facilitate the settlement of the
estates of deceased persons, and for other
An aet to incorporate the Deep Biver
Manufacturing t ompniiy .
An act to incorporate the Roanoke Bat
tcau TransporlaliiuV Company.
An act to provido for laying off the
Homestead and setting apart the personal
property exempted in favor of residents of
tins State by Article X of the State Can;
An aet amending the charter of the city
An act to change tho name of the town
site in the count v of M itchell. (Changes
faBaParit' 19 'lfe!yfflo4
An act to provide for the x-presentation
of stock owned by the State and the coun
ties of Carteret, Craven and Lenoir in the
Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad-company.
charter of the Northwestern North
1 Una Railroad Company.
An net to establish special courts in
Wilmington and Newbern.
An act for the relief of Willis S. G ran
dy. An act to require Trustees of the Uni
versity of North Carolina to reside in the
county for which they are chosen.
An act to provide for the payment of
the burial expenses of the late Hon. Lo
renzo D. Hall, and for other purposes.
An ant to limit the liabilities el Sher
iff. (Provides that ahettftV and consta
bles shall not bo held liable for any act
heretofore done under any law, statute or
ordinance, issued by competent authority,
unless tbe same shall have been declared
unconstitutional by the Supreme Court of
An wet in relation to inrors. ( Emnow-
ihe Jmfge of tho Superior Courts to orlsF
the drawing of jurors by the sheriffs
when, for any cause, the same shall not
avo been drawn a required by law.)
- An act to amend sections second, third,
and eighth, cbaptcs 120, of the revised
code of North Carolina. Provides, among
other things, that the Governor shall ap
point when necessary, Commissioners af
Wrecks, and declares tbo present commis
sioners as provisional, and whose term qf
office shall expire as oou ss their acces
sor are appointed. .,
An act to incorporate the jnorth uaroJi-
ns t.ite Assurance, Annuity ana A.rpi
An set in relation to the bonds of cOan-
ty officer in tho county of Cumberland.
An act to regulate j-apita' execution.
An act to i vtend the charter of -th
High Shoal Manufaeturin; company.
An act to amend Uie charter of tbo
Chatham Railroad company.
An act to amend the charter of the Yvtl-
Ihunston and Taiboro Railroad Company.
An act in relation to the County Treas
urer. 1 Make it amawrui tor tne county
Treasurer to cash any order or eertaf cnto
of indebtedness given by tbe lataxouuty
An set to organise a militia of .North
An act in relation to the powers and
duties of tho clerks of the superior conns.
Aa aet tn amend an set entitled "an
act to incorporate tbo Ureenvilie and
r n urh Broad Railroad Company."