SALISBURY, JV. C, SEPTEMBER 18, 18C8.
VOL. I, NO. 37
If BATB8 Of HI
LiTCHIUH fc OLD NORTH BTATK
oh law. a .
Isi-WEEKLY OUt WORTH STATE.
Prom lit Banner of Light.
THE BEAUTIFUL LAND.
Lvoriwd aad lim iMpimi
r poba L. V. DAitww.
D. C- Boa-
KmVi tMtlM country not far away.
With MMutM Of MfM
MariNtlM MOtifel Hllle of Day.
froa BBsedowa of aml.r .he.-,, ;
iwhiek yeinay uot know.
Porta WateJ.avaa OU North 8uu
Oaaxaa, N. 0- Brat. 9. IMS.
Editors if Old North Stmts : I am not
the arena ef politic end j at I find my
elf undor a tenia af amy to write yon a
""" mia week my colored
rv aaaaea me nwo or
radical elreulars, which aaU for an
H protest from every peaceable and
earighl citizen i the .State. Hera ie thai
Wall I J aad bloody add r cm issued
wf aartaia members of the late radical Veg-
ia Raleigh It U by some means
band, and circulated through tba comae
nfcy aatong tba black. It threatens tba
conservatives with tba torch and the ki.ifu
with the burning of their home and tbo
ft,, are Wailful walks. Mar paveo aad
ah Uadaa to baaajthM b n t
Li batatiral t-mpW, all carved in white.
C'ita galeae aad sapphire Aiows.
eatlM fata, whieh awing aa
VtSTt'-' symbol ya way But know.
are beaatifll valWy aad mountain
Witb nrera, aad
te. aad bins;
loan to the aky.
annas a SB mermurhw rtlta ;
baaaMM "law trtaa" fererer gr.nr.
ilk l-auiifnl aaa whbab j an not know
is Inatffal marie borae aa the air.
proai bright Wre with nashing wings ;
L.I beaJtiml udora lost everywhere.
fwkiek aa ateaa naair bibs ;
a heautiful stress Bear that load doth
lilba betPliful MaWhie,hjr i uot know.
i th'M beautiful mystical stream,
Brhwb rare seinsilhitlns bright ;
away a 'when tag. wyaterioea drenm,
1 borae oa the Billions -f uithl ;
Id the stream ia at ataaed bra heaotirail bow
th a brarttirot naate wbirh ye do botku.iw
L heautiful goaduUa. ftwvjed of ,-wrl.
1'ouie. Uden with Wonderful alorea t
th beaalifal mm WMrW lohbt unfurl.
E. tin- ilijiinn of aiaAKSBl oar j
beaottfril being nwa to and fro.
th beautiful Matties which ye do uot know.
aU too know tba aaine vt (ha beautiful
XVbera the emerald water roll
Kntle watrarm a beautiful atmtut
i u rolled 'ZAr Lmml of Sou."
the ketutifid H.-Wera w hirh evuf hloWc
y I lie beautiful IhuHfHU which je have
SrAMKMNu Catawba SrHtxoa,
Htiit. 10th, 18C8
Mr. Editor : Binee you left here, Sir,
I can aaaure you the Nannie of Ca
tawba have not lieen idle. We bava cn-
jayed a fine frolic lately iu the form af a
litre laney nail ; eeveral ataakad, w hi 11
ollirra merely took fancy character with
oat maeking. I only wiah yon could have
been here, 1 know you would have enjoy
ed the gay nipht, quite a math aa did
yoar hunihb' cnrreepondcnl.
I in' wiioiv ntt.tir waa rotten up with
very little uren.irntinn. tho rnrnli hnviov
- r r v m n
aaduenly decided upon the day, and gty
ing little warning beforehand. As you
are perhapi nware the lima waa Indefinite
ly postponed at the rcniirat of several who
wereaoiious to participate in tba etcita
ent Accordingly, at the earliest pos
sible time alter their arrival, the nlchl was
dl riileil ntmn. snd loisv ttneort wniL-i .t
of their families. It is the most i with a will endeavojiuc- to an t no aome
aU I .1 II ... ... . . :. i i r . , i
..Ktuwrj wi an mo puuuca-
Joua I aver kuew to
"Midshipman Knsy," in hi sailor's garb
looked aa independent as any of the lia
ble sous who bava their names on "tba
deep blue sea." Mr. H. who took tlii.
character ia, I believe, a general favorite
Daughter nf the Regiment waa person
ated by Miss W., of Baltimore. Herd reus
was a white skirt, short, and trimmed with
scarlet and black, a scarlet jacket tri
happened to see one scallawag with hla
hat i(T and his month opened to receive
all the drags nf seallawngism as they fell
from Hoyden's lips, while he was making
lit ugly and wry faces, and squatting and
shedding his crocodile tear. I suppose
he thought that ihey were bitter to the
taste but sweet to the soul of scallawag
ism. Hoyden's whole thetno wa lbout
Blair's letter and about wnri but not one
vote, unless he shall lake
following oath: "I,
swear (or afflrin) that I
and snbaeribe the
. aV) solemnly
rill support and
Ml in the military style with black, a cap word about Seymour. I tell you that In
ornarnenirii with scarlet and wd on the N
"t wwjimg liliick plume mi the in thi-comity. Tlicre u not a hiffl'
l..7. I- . a-w . a .a .. .
I II ,
on tlie . Nnrrruber next, Unjdmn will
tleinen saemcil to lake a fancy lo both lie speech that ha was for Grant, and
ineso ins.ruments, ireqnently tiiitmpiug , call on ail tbo conservative in tbia
tlw lieaatiful walks are your life aVefb,
M'kisfi laahhsa twar fatitm hoio.- ;
iiW Um- Ntiapls graod am the world's great
Mad iu savifHir hare reared their Vmm
ifh the beMittitM galea, wlileh swlug au
ftne the lieautiful frwfh wliieh ye
li the heaatlfal landsnpea are
f all that
l Ike beaiilinil (mutaias
'"""gli imuxdtal suuliglit
the lH-autifal life trees, which ever arrow.
the bt-siitifu! hope ahieh y cherish be-
ths beautiful Jhelody is arayrT.
lut u e.-lioed, rh Niusie'a atiwem t
the Iwautifil im rfinnes tf..t nic there
Ire the sftfWf of af the ftomtr.
tb beautiful stream which divides yon
beantifal rim aataed Deolh below.
(the beautiful flashes across tbe stream,
fe your imtpirotiom grand ;
ile the beaiitifht mrtttting k every dream
tbe rntf in this fair land.
I the beautiful luiili Mt-euwred bow
'ur U au-.iful ttnfor oath othei'i roe.
lush bear ye nwy rrinn pam ;
the heantifnt bOMut, triiusfi.nued from
r raturniag to bhM ye again ;
e neautltal , rnatsiug to ami fro,
uw etnitftu tmt$ ft hate lortii brio.
cnatnme snitattie lor tno occasion. ve
met In tba ball.rootn, and tbe first object
that greeted liiy almost bewildered stglit
was the famous Dr. Kierstead,in his won
derful coetuuir, informing every ene that
tor only twenty -live cents In "King of
All Pain" would cure any and everything
in tbe line of pain, or ache, that had ever
beset poor frail humanity.
I am quite certain no magician in his
most terrifying habiliment could have
been more frightful in appeurauce than
whs this celebrated personage.
He suddenly stepped np to two young
men and informed them that they were
suffering intensely trmn good loiks, and
it was necessary tint he should apply hi
remedy immediately, and lie proceeded to
do so. bat the two rents seemed lo have
no objection to that agony, and decamped I not 'm to nerd ln eloquence of Peter
leaving the Dr. standing" in the centre of 1" Hermit, or Walter tba Penniless, to
the room holding a,lnft Ins precious hot-1 u' b,tu ,n uU,e (oT "Hly City."
tfcw, wbihrt the whole company was con- - "Norm," and "Jeptha's Daughter"
vnlsed whh laughter. Strange to , Me by able. The first looked pure
this terrible "Cum All " had under hia nno,n, wnilst from Irer dark eye
especial escort a nnre lookina cnaliire. I ,bot 'm " "-'S1'1 &avo dassled
gleaming with icicles, and from wbnae Pr Mlow i( h,td not been known
ear boaoT drops that had apparently fro- th" V. llien ia Wilmington, had tlie
ritiu 10 say eyes on, my wen perry lie
has sinee arrived and contributes much
ba emulated in a
of auy prcteusion to peace. 'J im list
of signatures ia enough to make aay but
tba dead shudder to know that such meu
could aver ba induced to endorse so des
paratc a means for mora political or parti
sea purposes. New, sir, I knew polill
dan too well to be moved by all their
threat or their peeudo-warnings, bat I
can bat shrink appalled from the proof
that any thinking man would use for aam
paign documents such dangerous appeals
ta tbe unrestrained and licen'joua passions
of an ignorant and uncalculating race like
tbe negro. The address is signed first by
T. It. Caldwell ; and I lu r leave to ask
Um In a candid spirit what he means by
this act. I earnestly ressnnst rate with
bir. I protest, in the name of bis own
kindred. I beg him tu let as know if be
really desire to incite the negroes to hum
and batcher oar people who have treated
him so kindly. It he really willing and , sen as they fell, into beautiful diamonds
L! . . . M . I ... I I'l.MB In ,.( r- U hi I ,..!.! uml ti. nLlii.fr
cesnia: to turn loose nu luiuriaie ana mis- - - -
U J l-l. ir- l- l 1 ' P and slow, moved Miss W. towarda onr pleasure,
gatded horde rf African, apon hm km- j rf 1Uc,nonHi r wbHt frr(,. "Jeptha'a D.aght
dred here I And then i it possible that appearance seemed iu no wise to di-1 V"?1' fit oSoril
such men aa Lissiter and Wilson and ' miuish. Mr. O's faith, (otherwise the
Wiustead are mai'e of such stuff a to be-!fatl of the "King of All Pain") to re
come capable of such a deed as tbUt r7 "nr frnm th r
ii ts I bligliting touch.
J ' La ? e" I W alking in with royal dignity, .ap-
rendth.it address and deny that eirery I portine with courtly eise and a-racu a tall
an who signed it would not he guilty .if Aurora, Charles the First made hi p. the dawn with her lovely
m.,;,i.... M -'.7i-ttVi 2j , i . , I mnnH. unsvli.t remsrt.il.le . "e" 'haded by soft golden locks.
I a i , nu Lh 1 but there was really a striking reaerablance I A "milkmaid looked quite enqncttfli
. . -. . jln this tn-iitleroan s face to an nnctent Oil
annaeqnence t -Sorely, some of l j 1 Wing, I oace had the pleaiire of ex
signers did not know its contnU. It j amioine; which was said to be avery fine
is too horribly fiendish. It is aneh an portrait of' that unfortiinatu king. As he
passed me in maKiitg the circuit oi me
room, I tohl Inm ot the likeness, and re
tiSHirynv. m IViniwhs tl,r will vnte
smalt dram, whim through tho belt on the tor any man who favors the election of
right was thrust a rcTo!ar. Tho gen-, Grant and Colfax, and he said in his pub-
gressional district to stand tirm and go
with ns and all will be right, and Shober's
election will bo sure.
then Judgo Osborne tbe elector at
large for the State appeared on tbe stand,
and I tell ynu that ho riddled acallawag
and radicalism to its very
exposed its odiousnes in fall. Hia re
marks were well received. When he hud
done, load calls were made every where
in the crowd for David Hchenck, and very
soon that gallant, young and nob'o son
of Lincnliiton appeared on the stand and
replied to lioydvu'a speech. I tell you I
never saw a roan shaved and riddled worse
than he did Hoyden, lie took him off at
oa the. one, and threatening each other's
lives wtta the other.
"Major Jonas'.' looked, as ihoutrh he
might again renew hia courtship.
"Young Scotch " waa auite merry.
"Lost Heir" with his beautiful lunre teeth
apd hnge bone, to aiy nothing nf the oys
ter shell by way of toys," might have
wand, red a long time, era bia mother
would have known him. "fjrey Jacket"
called np aad sighs and stifled memories,
"Wandering Jew" wore on absent look,
as though he was wondering hen bia
wanderings would cease. "Minerva"
frowned apon as all in bar sternness,
"Lord Douglass" certainly had the digni
fied bearing, and siae of the Dooriass of
old, and he appeared quite able to over,
power a half doaen warriors. This waa
tho Hon. B. C, I believe, also from your
A "California Miner'
ready for his work. A
maintain the Constitution and laws of North
Carolina not inconsistent therewith ; that I
bava been a resident ia tb aHato of North
Carolina for twelve months, and iu tbe coun
ty of for thirty day, ami that I have
neither registered nor voted duridgthis elec
tion in any other product." Such peraou
haviug taken this oath shall thereupon be
So there can be no doubt upon this
question, tvery male, person arisw
iiai obtained a roanlenco and w of aire
ia entitle.! to rounder, and after regia-
trution thoro can be no challenge, aa
I he applicant for registration, and
not flio voter, can bo challenged.
therefore no disabilities exist by
any real or pretended authority, and
citizens hitherto disfranchised by mil
itary jtovrer are no longer excluded
from the privilege of voting, and it
ia the doty d' such poreone to regie
tcr their mimes and cast their votea
at the coining election lor Pioaideiit
It may be well to add that all for
mer registration are no of no effect.
In order to sec arc the right to rote
there must bo a near registration.
Persona heretofore registered cannot
' 1 .t -iT3T tt-tz: rr -
it.. .... hi... T"' uqieaa uiey register anew, r or
enormity that it simply bans every man
who signed it as a successor of Cain and
worthy to bosimmortaliaed in infamy by
tbe tide of N'ena Sahib iu his ghastly or
der fur the murder of the innocents at
1 Cawupnre. And that instrument will not
be forgotten.. It marries its signers lo tbe
character and fame or their prototype,
John Brown, and will, or oirglit to, haunt
tbem by their firesides and in their social
life, and be shaken, like the bloody ker-
aud two very lively souls were "Mr. and
Mrs. FUUrab," natives who indulged
freely in the contents of a snuff box
1 liey neled llioir parts well, and were
greeted with ehouU of laughter.
A "Spanish Don" stalely and silent
. a i 'in as ists a ssv s sa. hi r-na. n
m .rked that I haond ho would not hn m ipoKed o:i witn an approving smile. Hut
......i. , i. it how shall I dcscrioe the last to enter !
No danger of the head, bnt there might ' ,,MS "Witch of Kndor" heading
have be.-., of Ibe heart, bad not some lair ! "r wwubere of ihe "K K. K." and yoo
awulf li.'i ii iii. iii . in hint ftr !. tti-r nr fa, I have the, sight. Don't ask me to describe
worse" them, I could not'do it. The bund struck
Ilis WAS s handsome eosinme of hhtek i "P "imply an outlandish tune, and these
velvet, with d.-ep bice collar, heavy face I PP1'" commenced a wild danee, the like
cuffs, ami a few rich appropriate oma- of which Jia uot been acou aiuce the days
meuts. Ketwithstanding his responsible , ol nhakspeare.
AO Indian war dunce cniitu Have been
. . .1 t leuieeitut
raged community. It is not politics tt
is of a kind with piracy ; and I pray that'
ihey may repent of it before It turns to
unspeakable remorse In their denth-hour,
apd follows them as the advocate of nn-
measu red woe in that world where all im
penitent murderer meet their doant.
A 1'l.MN .Man.
uxcntrrt The Freeman's unt
o( Ibis waak eomsa ont hard upon the
riltrie " of planchette. It says :
t h) very evident that thhi ptaiiehette
it a new phase of the tahle-tipping
wy that is, fraud except whew di-
S and diabolic where hot linmlmg.
"eat daiu'eroas to meddle with w hat
fea the obscure power of nature
f 4awa aar aaa aWa so without
M to body, or to mind, or to soul.
fHy the damage extends toall three.
earueily ad rise aad entreat all
rirml and readt rs, whether 'atholia
art. to Im -1 ttflilM.tinntiis. atdrh
". ptanchetta. and all other silly
Pea, by which the loat angels seek
Ud perplex the human race. These
Ovaa at LastI Aien. VV. L. Sctt,
who has Iteeu on the fence for some time,
watching for a soft plee to light, thinks
he see. Ins chance now, and, we leant,
made Ins in iiiic.ii SBaeeh at a iiadieal
wstnnrr in this idaee on Tuesday last.
If the Umls paid much for the General
they were barfly cheated, as he has beer
"fishy ' to long to add much strength to
any party. N hen TourKee is elected to
Congress, perhaps ihc dienernl will heap-
pointed Judge. "Judge Scott' this
sounds well wonder if this is the bait
aW caught him t Greensboro Patriot.
A Nko Mob. Our town was raiher
diaArderiy last Saturday, cinisod by-aoue
"loyal leagures" atlenipltng to win
Democratic negro. . The rtheriff very
moiuuilv not down the disiarhaaee Iu the
day time, not, however, until some seven
or "eight of the "loyal" had been whipped
by .Stanhope loung, the colored XK-ino
eratic champion. At nigbt, tha negroes
armed and reinforced and attacked Stan
hope ih such force that be was compelled
to Hy lor lit lite, a
ler iu the lious
and it is r
to take shel
to eitisen. At
re nred ai nim
capedi with his
rtd who lieacl-
t no am" Is
Mr. V., wa ouo of (he most
gentlemen in the room, and had
original character been possessed of
half bis cheerfni maimer he never would
rid from her
' nam tnw1
M wonders,' boiyet there is devil ' "M
baa of them. '1'k.v Iun rre """IbB
fcrl TbawaadfT-rteoW. gMlt TJf?
! bV aawtatohMoapWjo aba JKbbbbI BhjJMp
mrjM K - . '-ii w
Im - eolt W
I I AL' TTslaB Monr snd III ...
sssi aBad' UiJbbbbmAssbbI bbbbs
Bffl BWMT Th;'
K iu Bine" was ul-
VVH Bevel al
mw Hflee tennis am
W IT swan I am aal
faaPBBaaBPrV i i'ersian lhaHpbav
have eomn to the lilueL
Thu Aurora, Miss L. W
looked quite pnuty in-piri
was aNShin dress of wfiite,
lie.nl hung a long veil of
wiili tidy dew-cbops.
Hir KogeV -de'Covcrley waa there, and
a hi cKwasioimlly glanced over towards
the "Lady of lliaOpera," be looked as
tbongh to-uight Wortf than- "much miglil
be said oh Uuh sides of the subjec. "
Tho "Lady of ihaiucdVaa her
name indicated, was dtWsed in Open,
style. An elegant fawn-eotered silk, with
; IV . a a - - a a I .1 . 1
while opera cape, , halt oeiMMHU;!, ow-aeri
wilh naiural wliiWvroe-budsiand the
whole toilet exquisite a it wa, being let
nffstill further bv.u haudaomc 'act of neails
waa truly one of the most aitractiveN o
the i evening. Too ludj' was Mrs. W.,
Powhatan, and 8fr Walter Raleigh
promenaded (he room in blissful eouipan
Kinship. Powhatan, dpt. M. of Wil
mington, took his character well, and i In
lively Mr C, of your place, finished his
up by dropping his 'rich1 scarlet cloak at
tbe feet of the fail Aurora, who did not at
first seem to understand why this child of
earth, should tlms approach her bnt dark
Night, with her stafiy veil swept by, and
laughingly exclaimed (iueen Adtxancth
and SJr Waiter I At this Aurora s face
hrighleneiPand the gallant fir Walter
picked up his cloak with as in noli aatisfac
tion a t hooch lie had trnty preserved bor
majesty's feet from a puddle of muddy
Mrs. V of Richmond, as "Night, ap-
. . . i it. .x
Eared in groat auvaniage. m.-r wnu
xion.eyes and hair were in keeping ilh
r costiinie. which Consjisted of a Joitg
black train, over head and shoulders slwepl
a black bice mantle profusely spangie.l,
and a crescent rli-amed just aliove he
brow. "Autumn represented hy Jtiss
fl., nf Jefferson connty, Vu , waa Tery
amid. A dross of pure w Into, ornament
ed with bonnet of natural Antnsan leaves
w it i here and then' a sornv oi .-oerriea, a
earland of ihc same about lliowaiU
on the head. Iu her oars hung small clus
ters of poari gnijies.
The Woman in White" appeared spec-
tre lik. in a corner.
HJ.ndvoftho I'roas," " Tortone fel.
." and ibe "Abbea of St. Hilda," met
hi a eoeial efcaV
nmre horrible, and then could have had
no idea how much silence increases terror,
or ihey would have preserved it a unbro
ken as did these hideous ohjeeaa.
They would disai pear and in tho inter
vals between the sets would rush back
and go through the same ghostly appear
li lt in tore tlie close, refreshments in
the shape of ices, and wines were handed,
and every oui appeared to enjoy the
same, notwithstanding that they seemed
to have comu from every point known to
1 ti ll you we hud a nice time, and Inm
sorry all the people of your town were
not here to enjoy it with us.
I could tell you of '-much thnt haa hatp-
iieued sincit yon fell, but 1 tear yon arc,
already crying out "uiiough, I've room for
A gay bridal party is expected tn-mor-
row, anil I guess there is much fun iu
store for us. -
I lulling unit you may had it convenient
to Vint us again.
V I am. a ever,
For the.Watehniah .( Old North State
N k v, 1 1 in . K. tM Sept. 7, 1808.
Messrs, Kdiiot - The Catawba Swpe-
ruir Court opened to-day, Ilia Honor
Judge Mitchell presiding and business wa
At about 1 1 o'clock the Judge was very
suddenly taken sick and dismissed the
Court until after dinner.
Theu very soo i lliu people were called
tog. iher iu the ennrt-yard sqmrre lo bu
addressed by the unididalcs fur Congress,
and as'soon a Ihiyden appeared every
radical and scallawag waa right after him.
almost hanging to his, coat-v.nl like bees
langiug 10 a au.g.
I Very soon appeared E. Shober, the
Conservative candidate oh the spind ; but
T regret to say that he was so hoarse that
lie conld hardly apeak. But be made a
few excellent' remarks. We know him
and wo intend to support him and w hen
you hear from Uatawna iu November
next, it will be in tones of terror to radl-
Tben Boydeu appeared on the stand,
and overv radical crowded around In
tWkM llUM Im m (a wa-S.
what be deserved. Doyden looked like ; t" Vrpee time it given from the
he had eone through a brush fence back-1 -October trnttf tbe election.
wards. Hchenck stopped several time, ' in certain case on the day of
and cries were made "go on, go on," ev- election, to regfater. We suppose
ery where iu the crowd ; he obeyed their the officers appointed for this purpose
calls. I never beard radical and seal la-! will give ample and sufficient notice
wagism better exposed in all 'its hideous- of tho times and places. Should this
uess lie was cheered everywhere in tbe ' not be done, tho political dribs and
crowd. Those radicals, scallawags and the public pre will do all in their
oagroee that crowded an alone np when j power to trivti the nroDor information.
it.. ... I I t. I : .1.. i . . "... . .' - r . . .
ifii, inn oii'ive, nc wim ...iiiiu 111 lun !ii
out s kirts nt the crowd tn little squads,
IA. , . I I. . , .. m
" " mel co,u" 001 ',e,P election, and we hope that no means
looked very bad. Catawba .la alive and ; . . ,(lhrm . .;,,..
will do her whole duty. She will not I " i. ZZ . ?i r
npport any man who favors tho election sh " ,m7 oK the registrat.on
of (J rant and Colfax or any who claims to i laW8 7 officori to exe.
be neutral, or who is in favor of perpetua- j ul the"' or Pplicanla for registrar
tinir the ni-e.eni nartv in nower. Stand timi.
tilling will be left undone by the
Democratic party to secure a fair
to us, fellow-Conservatives, and all will
be right, and Shober will certainly bo
On Tuesday at twelve o'clock, Maj.
.M alone from Uahlwcll, a native ot Ten
nessee, and a refugee from that State, ad
dressed the people in ihe Conrt House.
lie exposed the hidconsnesa of radicalism
lit its full extent, and told the people the
dreadful condition of Tennessee under the
tyrannic rule nf Hrnwnlowism, and said
that Hnldcn wns following iu his footsteps.
Hie out cli-penny system is etnergv
ing from its former obscurity into a
world. wuie reputation, it was once
the object of contempt : it is now the
leading feature of Journal ism. It
finally worked only under the sliad-
ow ot night : its present operations
are carried on in tho broad light of
dav. It was once followed only by
encourages it, the people encourage
the praaa, so wo dirift on the current
of a maudlin taste to a conntry whoso
shores are a howling wilderness.
The Prison-Horrors in Georgia.
Washington, Be!. 10, M. Meade baa
reported on the Aahbura murder, at Col
ambus, Goonria, and relative matter.
Tlie report sHbtkmHmies tba atitaaanata
published of the ovtrageoaa traawaBttaf
tee witnesses at Fort Pulaski.
The Commandant of Fort Pulaski ssret
"The dc trctivea came to tlio Fort with
tho prisoners in ehanre, with oraVirs for
tbem to have the sole control of tbem.
Consequently, I assumed no authori.y ex
cept to keep tbem secure."
A narrative of sweat-boxes, shaved
beads, and other terrors, follow. ' t.sbV..
Hegarding Coventor Brown's connec
tion with the affair, Meade says, in effect.
that ha. employed Brawn for hia legal
knowledge and influence with tbe people.
Brown demanded a five thousand dollar
fee. This amount, under ordinary cir
cumstance, Meade would not bare paid,
bat he waa apprehensive the defence weald
Illness of F-President Pieros.
Concord, N il., Sept 10, M Ex-President
Pierce is more comfortable.
He pinched lliu radicals so hard that it a class of pattpers. it now has for its
made tlicin scratch where it did not itch, managers the wealth and talent of tho
I saw one A. L. Ramsnur, a leadcrnf rod- country. In a word tho iinnrctond-
ical and scallawagtsui, flee from Ins pres- nsf catch onnnv naner bna o-rown Into
i l:r- It... I I ... l . . r j r I ?
ei.ee Mn I'll in . mo wueil no irini toes- t ,o U.,K ., I ,, , innrnal nf ths i
as from tbo preseiKTO of Um speaker, hoi fu,. MtaJliiijei urul rilJing the mas'
. followed by one of hi. neighbors, J. of llt!W8paper roaderg. wo
links, a good conservative, and made i . i j i v j
, stand bis ground, and hear what hi. T W0 ''"Pld to be in London.
party did and were doing, and what dread- v",u " we-
ful calamities they were bcingi.igupou tho ! were WW I", loadings,
people by their mierable rule ot lyranny we ho,r1 , ,b "f f "Fenianism,"
and oppression. I tell you that he look-! " in" vo captured Dublin
ed bad; yes, very bad. Yrm will hear wl massacred twenty thousand hu:
from me again soon.
Prom the WUniinfrton Journal.
WilO CAN VOTE.
Tbo impression is prevalent, we are
informed, in some portions of the
State, that those persons who were
(Jisftanchised under the Kesonetrue
tiou Acts are stilt disqualified front
Hits is palpably erroneous
glisliinon, "tho city of Cork has
been turned over" into the sea and
the whole country is in." It instantly
occurred to ns that this was a verita
ble catch-penny, and prompted by
curiosity we went ont into tlie street
and paid the hawker one penny for a
copy-of his paper. Two minutes af.
ter wards the rattle of a policeman
was Ptn ting, BAjd the oatch-penny va
grant scampered away and disap
vt .tiri.1 i; i ! t - iis-. ri -
-ior.il v irttnna Having oeen omciaiiy i z..,.a : ,i " .i.i, .. e .i.
, , , - , , isan-Ti ii. i. ii nai KiawB iii n iicivu
ilnol'iri.it to tm 1.1 I n. Ifnloii ntiH line 1 t .. .. . . .. "
- - -r - ing alley, no preserved lor some
reprcsent.it. ve to Congress having . h , ona of lhe
licet, admitted to seats, ' those Acts v . . CBtte.-of r,MldoB ,;,.
are no fonoer operattvo wiliun tins 1 .. i.: t..-i-rrt:.r
Now; the difference between tbe
Nor.il there any other law of j
Qitugresi. or clause of tho Constitution
t the I illicit States which establish
heso or any Other disabilities re
straining the citizens of this Siate
frm the exercise. of the elective f.an-
tjhise. The disabilities of lhosoCall-
od Foii'tlientli Atneiidnient, known
as tho Howard Atueudiiient, havu re
ference to otUce holding and not to
voting. We iii'isr, therefore, look to
tbe so called Constitution of North
Carolina and the laws passed in pur
Article six. Section one, of this
I On ist 1 1 1 1 i n i -read as follow :
legality of (be catchpenny system
, and that f sensational newspapers is
orcciselv the satno aa that between
ninrderand war. In the one aLip few days be oot in a card with
. there is punislwueit , in the other re-
ward. The cut el i penny hawker flies
from the policemen, and the sensa
! tional newspaper is patronized by
: everybody even as the murderer is
hanged, and the victorious General of
armies crowned with bay, of glory
and co 11 fused with sycophantic paeans
or p raise.
Whence this nfioscat It award
well repay the labors of a Bnckler
to trace it to the fountain head. Rey
nobis lias done more harm with his
been aturalizid, iweuly-oue years old or np
ward, who shall have resided in the State
I rwef ve nnmllat pieiediag tmr sfeetiou.-Sfnw'
thirtv days iu tlie county In which he utters
u to vote, shall be d.vnied an elector, and shaH
close a be possib y could.- I never beard j up.,u . p
, '. , ' ,e . I Sec. 7. Kxoept in ease proviJed S.r in
a speech made by any. per.H. that was 1 . J( ' t .wl . .
at any election, utiles hi
reiristratn a :
be iffers U '
Every male person bnru iu tbe United
States, ami everiLiualii persnu who has Wen
. n...t . ..i.i ..i
USll.l i.ii sen. inyuieiiiir ir.ipi'iu'l uimniui .Ik . e L t . g.
i... Khali hve rtWA i,, thi, state twelv. London News than the whole tribe of
mouths next precedm the el.-etion, and cateh penny hawkers: iteajie bis a
thirty days in thee only m sfbich he othtrs heavy weight of sin shonlders forcor-
to nite, smtM be Ueeiped so alector. j rnptinir the taste of thousand of votine
bo it will te. seen eery ptie oi sill- reailers. Ana while Pomeroy m
fjcient age and res deneo, without - working in a good, political cause, his
regard lo cdor, race or former condi- love for the aeosational will inevitably
tion, shall bo entitled tn vote. The injure that cause which he has warm,
nets in regard to Uegistratioii, which j ly espoused. At one time, we hear
we published yesterday and shall re-1 of an immense treasure of jewels and
publish frcijuenily before the elec-: watches found in a New York gutter.
regard to the persons entitled to reg drowned in an oil lake far down from
later and vote : j. i daylight. At another, a husband
Sec. ii- Kverv male person born in the murders his wife and has her served
United Ntata. aud any maW perat.n who baa , up for breakfast. At another, a snake
. ... r:.si . .:
receiveu mw " utuen :.,,, i .,, vote
I saw no one crn'cr turn, but negroes were .,,. 1 found qpou thi
griuuiiig and laughing a littje, aud then I ' books ..f the preeiart In which
' " , " ":' r" 'ays ! ' - - - . . -
has been seen at aea with his body
.wrapped amnnJ tfatea -fcngllsh man
of war. bach are a few extracts from
a year's summary of news. And still
it goes on. This love tor the sensa.
tional has entered the pulpit, aud iu
many portions of oar country has de
throned the love for Christ. The pre
of to day cncour;;"x it, the people
Washington, September 10, P. M.
Revenue Solicitor Hinckley aad District
Attorney Courtney bad a personal colli
sion, to-day, growing oat of the proceed
ings against Rollins. Bincklcy waa worst
ed, but neither hart mack.
Postmaster General Randall ia in New
York, considering the propriety ol endor
sing the three millions of Bonds aatbor
iaed by Congress for the Trans-Atlantic
Mail Company applying for endorsement.
They have had the bonds printed bat ap
peal lo hare no vessels. Randall asks
tbe Attorney General whether the endorse
ment is mandatory by law.
Tha following ia published hero, (all for
a September session).
"N'kw OaLiam, 8ept 9, 1868.
To G. L. TuOoch, Secretary of the Nation.
My home in St. PrancJsrillo waa mob
bed by Democrat on the 89th of Accost.
They said that they wanted to waab their
hands in ray blood and would have air
life. They levelled their gun at say wife
and threw burning torches apon my gal
lery. I waa not In the house at the time.
(Signed) J. R. NEWSHAUM.
A Committee from the Tennesseee Leg
islature is here, preparing an address to
the President, which they will deliver to
night. They aay that tba militia bill ia
sure to paaa, bat will ba a dead letter if
tlie President send troops enough to
ty Messrs. Tolar Watkina and Pow
ers who were released from Fori Macon
and have, been so long expected, arrived
here yesterday at S o'clock by the steam
er iVirth i.aroliua, The tore ot
and citizens to tha number of 2000
more met them at tbe river. Every
of joyous friendship and devotion that a
noble people could show, was extended to
tbem. Mr. J. H. Myrover in a brief and
touching address in behalf of the citizens
welcomed them back among the friends
who have labored and interceded and
prayed for their release so faithfully and
so lone. Cast. Tolar resnonded aa well
as his overpowered feelings and enfeebled
Health would allow, we shall refer to
the case of these unfortunate, but new hap-
py meu, more at lengtn.
The Georgia Jtatheal EeltHon
Coming oat for Seymour and Blair.
Tbo Chroiuile and Sentiud of
Tuesday reports a rnmor, which it
thinks, well founded, that A. T. Akcr
man, one of the Radical candidates
for elector for the btate at large, win
drawing iiis name from the ticket. If
ao, this will make four of the Radical
electoral ticket who refuse to ran.
and say they trill support Seyomour
and Blair, viz; Akerman, Wilbur,
Boyd, and and Harden; and yet the re
publicans still keep their names up. If
elected, under those circustanoes, they
woaia, ot comae, cast tneir votes for
Seymour and Bliar. Poor rmt of nine
Grant electoral candidates to come
out for Seymour in the coarse of a
fortnight a ter their nomination ia
pretty significant of they way the
yrant Coltalx ticket is running in
Georgia. It ia running out at both
bung holes ana spigot. Maneon Td
Goon Old Brastdt. Why Is it that
our common farmers can't distill a little
brandy for their own aael Becaaaa dm
Radical Conereaa has placed the SMALL
TAX. OP POUR It CXDRKD DOL
LARS apon all r j tifhllh Iwuba tbl aaat
to nun toe business, ia order that the
rich may grow fat I How much longer
will you vote for soak ateaa outrages no
on your rights t Greensboro Patriot.
Kt hville, Sept. lOL P. M. The Mil
itia Bin in r"y- Tthay rim .BttwariiT
Steele ot ten loyal citizens, who are free
holder, and tab approved by a Jadge,
onerin, Attorney uetteral or a mcmnar of
the le gislature, declaiiug lhe necessity,
before tht Militia can he sent to any cooa-
ty UK saul I ouuty bcanag tbe.
el tbe Mill, 1 bus i
the BUI will