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TUESDAY. AUGUST 20, 1880.
THE TERRV MATTER.
There will be very wide differences of
opinion upon every transaction that ex
cites public interest. Such arc inevitable,
as such things present themselves to rea
son, to passion, to prejudice, or to in
formation received. Such a one was the
recent assault upon Judge Field, and the
slaying of his assailant by Marshal Na-
We took the position from which we
do not recede, that the assault, an aggra
vated and outrageous one, was presuma
bly precedent to a deadly, long cherished
purpose, and that the anticipation of that
deadly purpose by the protector ol Judge
Field was proper and justifiable, some
of our contemporaries ridicule the idea
that a judge or any other government of
ficial should resort to the royal shield ol
a body guard. If such practice were an
idle, ostentatious ceremonial, it would Ik-
offensive to the simplicity of republican
institutions, and a rebuke to that sense
of safetv secured by those institutions,
There is a tacit loval recognition of the
principle that every official moves about
freelv and safely liehiiid the shield ot tin-
dignity and sanctity of his position, and
has nothing to fear from from individual
or popular anger for the frank, fearless
discharge of his duties. It is this senseof
sccuritv that gives courage and confi
dence to the bench in decisions made
while unavoidably affecting the interests
of individuals. Conscious of his judicial
integrity, and fortified by his confidence
in the riuht construction ol tlie law,
Judge Field fearlessly made a decision be
might had modified it lie Had sin
ftreil himself to fear the extreme
of personal vengeance to which he ex
posed himself. That such vengeance was
imminent he had full reason to appre
hend. When advised to arm himself, be
took a view that might commend itscll
to those who denounce him for owing his
defence and bis life to the arm of another.
He said that when the time arrived that
a judge of the supreme court of the
United States had to arm himself to re-
oel the assaults of nersonal ruffian vio
lence aimed in rebuke or revenge for de
cisions made by the court in discharge ol
duty, then the time had come when the
government had reached its point of dis
solution, as incapable of being carried on
under the principles upon which it was
Hut Judge Field did need protection,
and the government gave it to him in
the person of one who knew the man
with whom he had to deal. The charac
ter of Terry was not unknown to him
and his purpose to wreak vengeance on
ndge Field at the first opportunity was
a matter ot punnc notoriety, u juoge
Field had lcen killed by Terry, as would
probably have been the end of an unre
sisted encounter, tnen juarsnoi .vigic
would nave ocen as unspaimg.y "e-
nounced for having permitted a justice ot
the supreme court to nave ttecn Killed in
ins presence as ne is now ior nis prompt
.;...,,;., .,,-f ,i,i. i, ,,-,.,,1,1 1
Have brought sliaine to me wnoic Amen-
mere seems an incumbency upon inc
pan oi some ui wic press to uviiuum.i-n.i-
glc and uphold Terry on sectional
grounds. Iiecausc some of the Northern
papers arc inexorably hostile to the South
retentive of all the hateful memories of
the past, vindictive and unforgiving in
their memories, it docs not justify
Southern papers in meeting them
also on the same ground. We know what
to cxiKTt from the malignity of such pa
pers as the Mail and Express, if it de
lights such journals to recall and gloat
over the dark days of a past era. If they
do not forget them, it is hardly wise
to hold them in retaliatory mem
ory to the extent of elevating such anian
us Terry to the high post of Southern
champion and Southern exponent. Surely
we can find higher ideals than he. If he
wercjudged only by the Broderick transac
tion, if that deadly encounter alone-stood
recorded against him, the enthusiasm and
iniwtuusity of youth, the lawlessness
of the times, the sentiments of the com
munity might plead extenuation. An after
life of (uict eaccfulncs8 and virtue would
have effaced all recollection of a deed of
violence for which he might plead
occasion and custom. His after life was
not such, and he has no claim for sympa
thy in his violent taking off because he
was a "Southern gentleman." We are
mistaken if the South accept any such
Since writing the above, we find in the
New Orleans Picayune an editorial on the
same topic. The Picayune is a reprcsen
tative journal, Southern and its opinions
carry some weight.
We make the following extracts
"Apparently, the most obvious way in
which the matter presents itself for con
sideration is, that a member of the high
est judicial tribunal in the nation had. bv
no spiteful or vindictive personal act, but
in tlie plain discharge ot omcial duty, in
curred the hot resentment of a man no
toriously dangerous and desperate, with
a record already stained with blood.
This person bad threatened to kill the
judge at the first opportunity. The
judge by the necessities of his duties was
forced to appear in localities where he
ran a serious risk of meeting the self-proclaimed
avenger. For the protection of
the judge a marshal had been detailed bv
Attorney General of the United States
to travel wnn ana ciena irK memoer ot
the high court in the discharge of his
duty. The dreaded assailant appears
upon the acene and makes a violent at
tack on the justice. It might or miht
not have been intended as a deadly on
slaught. What was the marshal to do
in the premises ? Under the cir
cumstances, the act was excusable. If
Judge Field had been murdered in the
premises, public opinion would never
have excused Marshal Naele. The mar
shal protected his charge and killed the
assailant, Terry, rulmc opinion will
excuse, it not justify the officer. When
ludgcs ot courts ore to le murdered by
any disappointed litifj.-int, then our civil
ization is a failure, and our social system
is simply savagery.
Speaker Carlisle, accompanied by his
wife, is making the tour of Mexico, and
is welcomed everywhere with a distinc
tion seldom accorded to Americans. We
arc not familiar with Mexican diplomatic
habits, and arc therefore pleased to
hear that Speaker Carlisle was a partic
ipant of the finest State dinnerevcr given
in Mexico to foreign representatives. It
is especially remarkable as having Iieen
given to an American, Mexican pride,
which is Spanish pride, is tenacious and
unforgiving when wounded; and Mexico
has never forgiven the United States for
indicting the humiliation of defeat upon
her any more than Spain has forgiven
Mexico for achieving its indi'icndcncc.
At the dinner aforesaid there was the
usual hob-nobbing of such occasions, and
much interchange of friendly words and
wishes, the sincerity of w hich remains to
Ik proved. Hut what Mr. Carlisle said
among other things is true, lis said
to his entertainers, "we do not want
vour tcrntorv, but we do want vour
trade, ami vour friendship," Of Mexican
territory, we ought, for modesty's sak
to ask no more; we have Texas, New
Mexico, Arizona and California, by pur
chase or by conquest. Hut we can lion
cstlv ask her trade which we are better
prepared to utilize, tor mutual benefit
than any other jn'oplc, and the lrieiu)shi
even of the weak is better than their
I IMTOHIAI. I'OIMTit,
Work is to lx'giu at om-e on the three
C's road Charleston, Cincinnati ami
Chicago road froiiijolmsou City,Tcnn
to Minneapolis, Va., and orders li.'iv
Item given to put the hands to work at
Scarcely hail the country heard of the
conviction of the pugilist Sullivan, and
his sentence to twelve months imprison
ment, when the news is Hashed abroad
that he is on his way back to New York,
where he now is no doubt. Hut he does
not sail with flying colors, though he is
temporarily a free man. An appeal was
taken to the Supreme court of Mississip
pi, and while the case is cmling, he was
admitted to bail in the sum of $1,IHM.
and $,"()() costs.
The knoxvillc Journal of the l'Jth
brings information of the death of cx-
(iovcrnor John C. Hrown, of Tennessee.
The Journal accompanies the notice of
the death with the following manly and
liberal sentiments, magnanimous utter
ance from a political opponent: "He
was a partisan, a democrat among dem
ocrats, and supported democratic men
and measures with all the energy of his
impulsive nature; but no such thing as
hatred of those with whom he differs,
ever rankled in his breast. He was too
warm hearted and broad minded for
that. 1'olities never entered into his
social life. He met his republican friends
with the same hearty grasp of the hand
as he did his democratic friends, and no
one felt any reserve in his magnetic pres
encr." Dr, pilrker I'rays cream Van-Ola, Kosa
line, Ongnline and Diamond nail po-.vder
havj, Income the ladies' favorites
,lt p i,. jaco,'s lrm? st()rc thcg). pollH.lr
,ank..urc articles m ay always lie toum
., ... . .
togetner witn pocket emery Doarc . or
!ln,,c W(m(I stickSi ,)ail scissor, fifc, alll
other such requisites. Also a complete
linc of uru,,s all1 U)ikt Hrtjck.S- itl ai(li
tuin to the Hclie Soda Fountain from
which ice cold drinks are dismnsed. Cor
ner Main street and Patton avenue.
The Sun Wilt thou ?
The Collar I wilt.
It is very important in this age of vast
material progess that a remedy Ik' pleas
ing to the taste and to the eve, easily
taken, acceptable to the stomach and
healthy in its nature and effects. Possess
ing these ouahtics, Svrup of Piirs is the
one ix'rtcct laxative and most gentle diu
FIRE. LIFE. ACCIDENT
PULLIAM & CO.
At the Bunk of Aaluville,
ASUBVILLH, N. C.
Represent the follow iiiK vompunicH, vi. :
FIRK. CASHI ASKKTK IN It
Anulo Nevada, of California S2.4D7 Ka:t
Continental, of New Yonl 4,H7r,H2.t
tianinurK-Hreint-'n.ot Cerniuny I,129,ln4
London Assurance, of lintrlunil i .ram our
NlaKara, of New York a,237,4ia
imcni, oi nnrtiora I,fifi7,fii2
rna'ntx. of Brooklyn ri.nra 1 7i
at. ram rirc ana Murine, of Min
nesota 1,541 ,Ofil
Southern, of New Orleans :uuiM
Western, ol Toronto 1,039,232
sBtna Life Insurance Comuanv.
mutual Accident Atuiocintion.
Cash AMMets, 9100000,000
ON THE PART OF THE EQUITABLE,
A NEW POLICY, WHICH, LIKE A BANK
DRAFT, IS A SIMPLE 1'KOMISH
NO CONDITIONS WHATEVER ON THE
15. D. Monroe, Agt,
Asheville, N. C.
Office with fudge Aston
A NEW ENTERPRISE.
The Hand Laundry will open on Monday,
at the foot of Mrs. Wilson's hill, under the
m"Went of G. w. Himrina.
All work done neat); by hand.
If you aw? looking for the
best goods for the least
money mil on Kostic Bros
& Wright. Their stock is
simply immense, and fresh,
11 i hi .i
aim it imam wen te worm u
Jew's eye to you to inspect
their goods while on the buy.
A full and complete line of
(ients Keatly Made Clothing,
and it must go, as we an
clearing: out for Fall arrivals.
Hats and dents' Furnish
ing (iootls a double supply
on hand, in which we oner
lust opened the verv lat
est productions of imported
and American manufactures
ami trimming's to match.
Choice extra fine fabrics
medium and lower grades.
calculated to suit anybody.
For the next few days wi
oiler our unemialed line ol
Ladies' and Childrcns' fim
I'arasols at greatly reduced
rates, coniprisingplain Niks
fancies in Fluids and Stripes
with colored sticks at ail
We can suit anybody in
Table Linen, Towels, etc.
Boots and Slioctt.
We will make it to your in
terest to inspect oiir well se
lected stock of Ladies' and
Mens' Fine Shoes, medium
and lower grades.
Our IJargnin Counters are
st ill attracting and pleasing
the bargain seekers.
A full line of Directory Knell
ing just in.
When you call for anything'
in the Dry Goods lincyou will
not be bothered with that old
chestnut "Just out."
PiOSTIC DUOS. & WRIGHT.
BOOKS AND STATIONERY,
ICNl ; 1 X KICKS' Sl'l'PIJ us.
PICTl'KHS AND FRAMlvS,
FANCY OOI II IS,
HOI.I.S. TOYS AND (.AM ICS,
wi:sti;rn n. c. hci-:isi-;h,
22 S. Main Street.
ARTHUR M. FIELD,
Wurruntcd to ansny us rcprestnUd.
(luarantcvd 900-1 (MM) fine.
THE GREATEST ATTRACTION
Is that line lot of ENGLISH BKIDLKS and
TIIKEH-HORN CHAMOIS SEAT 8ADIH.K8
J. M. ALEXANDER'S
And the low prices at which he is scllinx all
goods in his line.
He has increased his force and Intends to
meet the demand.
TLANTIC COA8T LINB
On and after this date th r,lT.i.r
ules will be ran over Its "Columbia IHvision."
No. 63 Leaves Columbia 1S.20 p. m.
Arrires atCharleston.... e.30 p. n.
No. 63 Leaves Charleston 7.10 a. m.
Arrives at Columbia 11 So a. m.
Connecting with trains to .nd .11
points on the Charlotte. Cnlnmhia i
STista and ColnmbU & Greenville Railroads.
T. M. BMRRSON, Gen. Pass. Art.
J. F. DBV1NB, Gen. Supt.
OUR SALE OF
1 AT t COST, t
in ortlw to clcnr tlicni out
(oiitiinicHiiiid will be kept up
UNTIL ALL ARE SOLD
We neetl the room forotliei
Woods. Tlie assort ineiitcoii
And an equal opportunity
For present or future use has
never before offered itself.
DO NOT PUT IT OFF
Come and see our floods or
write, for samples.
and other trimmings is
and will be sold at prices that
WILL BE SATISFACTORY.
COME TO THE
for everything and do not
buy any thing
UNTIL YOU LEARN OUR PRICES.
N. Y. Office, 466 Broadway.
ONE YEAR AGO.
The finest, und best equip
ped Druf? Store in North Car
olina, was opened in AshevilU
by T. (5. Smith & Co. After
eighteen yearn of prosperity
in the wholesale, and retail
drutf business at Charlotte,
the.v soltl out and moved to
Asheville, where they secured
the best and handsomest
store room in thecity fitted
up in style, with all the latest
appliances and conveniences
possessed by other modern
driitf stores. Twelvemonths
have passed since this vent
ure was made they find the
outlook far ahead of their
expectations business grow
ing larger monthly, having-
already reached asolid basis.
Their success demonstrates
what Asheville will do, for
those who come here with
the know how." Prescrip
tions and general business
have poured into this New
Drug Store until necessity
onipels the employment of a
arge force of thoroughly
ompetent clerks. This new
linn do not want theenrth,
only a small part of it. They
ire entering (he second year
f (heir business career wilh
new snap, large stock, ample
raw cash 1o make largeaddi
t ions, big trade already es-
ablished, a successful past
mil a. bright future. J hese
'acts show what can be done
tor those who have a well
grounded faith in the com
mercial importance of our
rowing city for those who
uive the nerve to burn all the
bridges behind them, and
give proper attention to their
nisiness. The people are
kindly asked to continue
their fa vors to this prosper
ous and Lmsv druir store.
where every article sold is
warranted as represented, or
purchase money refunded.
Vddress T. C. Smith & Co..
jeading Wholesale and Re
tail ami Proscription Drug
gists, Asheville, N. C.
HC11MOND i DANVILLE KA1LKOAD
(Western North Carolina Division.)
I'ASKNIIKK Dlil'AKTMK.NT, I
AmiRYILLK. N. C, lllllC 1, IKKil.
PASSKNCiliK TRAIN SCIIKDl'LB.
In ICPI'KCT Jl'NK2. lHhil;
I 1 il'Jptn I
j No. 5o
I 11 SOnni
Ar. .purtnnl) k
I No. r4
I 3 4lpm
No. 52 LNo. 04
No. SO I
6 1 Dam
Ar. Hot Springs
" St. Louis,
7 1 5 am
1 1 45am
I No. 1H
Lv. Jarrctt'., HOOam
Ar. Wayncsvillc, 3 25pm
" Asheville, 002pin
- Sleeping cars on all night trains.
JAS. L. TAYLOR, VV. A. WINIUIRN,
G. V. A. I), p A.
SOL. HAAS. T. M.
Commencing June 30, thefollowing Passen
ger Train Service will be ocrated on Sun
tlnys lictwccn Asheville and Wayncsvillc :
H 35 am
H 55 am
9 nw am
0 2 am
9 47 am
10 05 am
Sulphur Springs "
Pigeon River "
7 53 pm
7 2S pm
n oh pm
4 N. Main St.
V, ill collect debt for anyone In the city for
per cciii. uura lacnuicfl lor renting and col
letting rents on houses. Will sell furnitun
on weekly payments.
J. H. JOHNSON,
At Blair's Furniture Store,
37 Patton Avenue.
Reference arira. mar14dHm
D BALES M
FAMILMCERIES AND PROVISIONS
Agent for Reems Creek Woolen Mills.
North Main .' Asheville. N. C.
GIIAS. D. BLANTON & CO.
Our aim is to fill a long felt want in the city of Asheville,
and we will open about September 1, with the most com
plete line of Clothing for Men and Boys ever shown in thin
Our Mr. I'll AS. BLANTON
ern markets with the ready eash which insures to the new-business
fl Financial $uccc$$
THE YOUTHS', BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S
Will receive our special attention, and to this we will call
the especial attention of Mothers, Sisters and Aunts.
Will be replete with all the Novelties of the season in
way of Neckwear.
OUR HAT DEPARTMENT
Will receive due attention, and in it can be found from th
conventional High Hat down to the Soft Knock-about.
We have already placed our order for a line of
MEN'S FINE SHOES
With one of tlie most popular makers.
Our mode of business shall be STRICTLY ONE PItlCE,
and all floods warranted as represented or money refunded.
Our opening will be announced in due time.
CHAS. D. BLANTON & CO.,
One Price Clothiers,
Patton Avenue, -
goes to Northern and East
Asheville. N C.