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GOUhSBOKO. X. ('.. TIMT.SDAY. DECEMBER '21, ISM.
DISi'KNSAUY LW .
-,e5. i AND F:
AS .T S.
v,M,Ms llll III. I V W V(lV
, Mi -OI ll C 1 I'.OI.I N ,
I i (.i-i. vi i i:i -
. ,,, In -l (.Kill
,, .. I n ii. ! W O b
, nt III- I nil
U--.-s - - t . .1 .
I 1 -ill
t lit' IMH
i ,1 i.i I" l
it ---. 1 I'ie-t l I III
III. I.i - IH-ol of Ihe I ' 1 ! . I 1 i l -,,,1,
1 In I !"' ' I'I "Ii 'lit '.'
- . : 1 1 "I I
i..it il to Jin
liquors i I !
r st bv
! . t
ill i .oil i-lll-
li- ti- wi ;i t 'n
ii.l it s.-i m-i iili.nit tin
to ! a! with; at, 'I it
iiw ii ri U' l t snll'-Tifij a n I
a ti v it I ii r a til . i'i n in ii
;iii"ii i''iiH'iti' liavi
,,:!! t li- inot of t lii'lii iia
;! ;:.! Il Sa I " t 4-1 HI i II' . J
1. I II
! i, , 1 a 1 1 t i'X r i r 1 1 f 1 1 s in
is : - that in Soul h 'a ro
. ;i'l"i't ion of t ll- " I ISit-li
l . Tillman siiiu 1 - -to
i nlori'i- it- 'l'" i--!"ti.
I,,, i- i i. in-' i'li-'l, tin' law
a fa ir t rial, ami it t lu ! i
; ii it . to i t st rain in t cni pi-r-
ha vi' t to- en
, ,1. unio. it is an na , ,f
i ii A ill'-l ira, 1 1i l is not
i-i i : as vv w ill presciit-
!. -. N'i !' A l-.V. "V K.
ml plan iias l,een on t rial
tor many year.--: hut f
,i, will he made later in
ll- uf S-
i 'l a a ; n
isition to tin
; a nd some of
-t its eonsti-
S.. i : r.
I'.uf Governor Tillman
I'd. d oi. to make a thor
its pi o 1- on-, and w ill
lie liudit utiti! the very
-,i!e of liitoxieatlUtr liquors 111
i .iioliiia is 1 xclusiv-ly under- i
under the stat life, by the!
. mthoiitv. After .lu'v, Is'.i.;,
111,1 m I ait 11 1 e ami saie is iiuiai
ii. i is within '.lie control of ollie-
1 . : l 1 .. t . .. l
ii ial.y luoviutti 101 o ine
1-IoNS u- TIIK I'lil'.sl'.NT LAW.
. . r ; 1 1 1 ' " : ; -1" l-1 apjion.ted to
in,! -. ! i 1 1 1 1 . 1 -, under such
; t tons us may !"
ate lio.-Utl of 'olltrol.
a ppoilltetl 1V the lluv-
let ! I
-nir. lie iiiu-t bean aostainer troni
.'.''it-aiit. and is 1. quired, in his
; ;,'-l, a-. . to e-ive p.'. t .eueeto tic
liiimifa.-turers and brewcis of the
Mite: and he must reside ami have
.iv i.ho-e of lininess 111 t'olumbia.
i i holds his position 1
tw.i . ,'i !'-. i 'l! IS SUI'Jeet I" ll'llim.'ll,
i'V tin- St.t'e Hoard of t ' !i c-T. He I
ilriiw- a salary, ami may have as ;
lu.ii.v assi.-t a ii t.- as tin- I'.o.nd may
il.'iUii.'ite. He s'.l.'lh nt t -l r'o the
0";itif v di.-peiisi rs a ny I kjuoi--, ex." pt
- ;.-ii a - ha '. e b. en e-tt d a m I .i.il.ir-
: 1 par- ati i m ulnitei-: a l. inc.
t'iietni-t d' u.e S -uth t'a. " ia col
ic i;. ; !- .1 the law provides for ! '' ap j
p"i!i' in. at of as-tsta Tif s to the State'
i l.i-t. Tile plie ..I I I : I "'s sold is
.. it. 'i. T' - I I V
i- p.irtieu:- ' 'i' li - ii '-
tl.e 1 .1..-1I1C-S ot 1 Silboi i i
a'- in the sei-v .. State:
i t..t reiuiretl m-i :
tails, whiea are very e i r
Tin- i-ounty dispense! s at e i.
Intake a very searching oath o.-iore
tiii-y '-an be entrusted with the busi-ui-.-s
uf selling in their county. He
iavs to x rforin his duty well and
:, :!iyv ami li -t ,. ii md s.-ll,
!.';. or I urn ish t -. t.ei'- ' any
Uito cai.ts otherwi-c . tu p. ded
t"f by law, and especially not ' '"'r
"ii not kuowuto him, or fu 'y iden-titi'-il:
nor to minors, or intoxicated
l"'is"iis, or to persons in the habit of
tii-i-..!!i i i, " intoxicated: and he h-
i!:ir... il.'a l,fl u-ill iii.il-Mtrn,' returns. 1
which shall show montly every j
s;t . - am
1 delivery of all mtoxn attng
''iU'Ts to any and every person dut
tiie month. Other oaths are jiro
vil'd tot and very many other de
tails, for security to the State in its
'iieiifiise liquor selling business.
I'eiialties for a violation of the law
are provided for, and these are very
stri ti-ruTit in their nature.
Ti..-- ( ;,iyt-i nor has been endeavor
;r.ir to get u; a Palm-tto" brand of
'pirn's for saie outside the State.
Tins is clearly beyond the intention
' t tin- State law; and the plan is to
nuk'- great profits to the treasipy of
e-nta Carolina, through the anp'-
fthp other .iconic of the Unit-
. Mutes. No one should be very
rrv at the failuie of this scheme.
beginning of this article
was made ot similar laws
nf.R I'l.At Ks WHERE THE IT. AN
HAS sL't CKEPEI'.
Th- -a iotlieiiburrr Plan" has been
ui Sweden and Norway, to eon
" tin- -ale of stunts. No one is
'e'e'i. under the iotheuburr
' make Hiiv urofit To himself, liv
"I I'.'i-.ior The nlan has
" v. ii m Sweden an. 1 Nor-
V. '. tiMS i.nmnln.lil Itsi'.F to
iv-rs of h,uirlaml. t5tronsr
;s"''tit temperance men there
r" to tiie conclusion that
e'tU' .;.." ..1 Ml ... -i.
. .. , -i aioiie will uui ruitaur
.1 fit s'
-Tr.iMir drink, and they think,
ti -ration, that the Gothen-
" t-Tti I -v t 0 1107111 im ni'iii-n.
Utl 11 UJ (1. I 11 lUll'l'H V.
lit ui,,,., every-other pln vet tried.
a ,"'.' ''' ' 'i'-ti and Norway, as here,
''i in i-verv otlier civilized country.
rt made to ri gula'e th sa le j
rs, has always been m t with
ot the interferetK-e of the law .
linetesiS'. am esoeeiat
TH V. l'L'PMXd
ij''i''' show that, under the
ari''1""' l''an delirium tremens
if'.''i'nptiou of liquors ditnin-
Ui twelve years, from 7.33 to
S w e it
'i'.liai V '".'-n l'
ii - f i - j r - ' ii s .-. ; '
r lb" op.-ra! : 'i- of
' 1 1! I ; i 1 1 ! i ! i'i h "
, , i - i.i" 1 1 1
j.-i,,-' .1 j-, , r;.i-i.'. d
' vi a v .
it iii-r " ;-
i I"" "
fur tin- ' -
i , 1 1 pi i ' i
I Til til' - !' T ir
t lit- l.iW , ;il:i li'-i-r
i! I'll l ken 1 i - i.'.' e
! n ii k i ii ir ;i'
! l-; .-,
''l'e;t' iv 1 1 1 f
: ; . i i i ! i f i i- ,
II lefol l!l
i -rt u na i- i f -
,! P ' ;'
.rtu'i ; t'-!i'j"-r-
I' t ( I iol in
u KN !-. 1-1 I s
I I! !. -of I H A V A
i I. N.
of t ', Sunt h
III. IV II'" tioV
)' -t-i, -;i:'v i.i v
1 : Il 1 1 1 1- 1 1 Hj.. I
'In .1 j.t- -Ij'- i i
' - ' i i - . i . , i : 1
of lik' II it Ml.
II t .If t I :. - 1 i ;
I' u of t a , a' i' ' i
tl' litll of ti-
!i- .v iio i iv 1 1
o i (I'i i
. il- I
I ii.-r- v.iW I- oo
I.i - t .
I.--. ' i,
uf III.- I P.'
til' t :
.1 .v, atiioti t !i
-1-t of I' lli f to t !l 111 -if t 111-
l'aii" i i.-.tu ati'l ci i up-, a1. i
i' .i i i
j Hull 1 1 V til".
t rat ion of t h
a ii'-, ;
.- I' "'!, '.I, 'I'll'
1 f I ilCV - 1 1 M ,,i
(ii' rali-m. t';i-
iifop'.f arc nut
'nii,t tin- cri.
ITnali -in and ,-iki
i i hi r
i I' i-- wit ii ! In-! r ma ri il ;.ro' -l.
i- vv is.- ami rijlit t la liiirifu!
iric.s, in w liatcvi-r ;u it i- ilom
?lu I'rii'-i of tin- tax-pavers, win) sits
t.tltl tin- I'll I'lleliS of the Slu'f novrti
. I . ill i l r . i i
Ul'-Iit. 1 I WOll 111 tie V-1 1 1 1 l Hi' lino ill
,,,-th ( 'a, ,,1 i j f 1 1. v Ci)U ,t iK. 1V.
lieed from ta.i ion lv a s.-'etn s'iii
liar to tliat or o iili taroiina liv
vvliich the expenses of overutiK-nl
could he 'lid, ilili-alHV, hy those
ill .1 1 .1
V Iio ) 1 1 U 11 I IT- J Utilise! e- Ml tile
"f ard'-nt .-ifirits. Tin- only diilici
!V Hi 1 he WUV Would he to dentl'ov
the rum niHueiH f in pontics,
-ilo'ihl he disregarded hy
!'ariii-r.-, in tin- intere-t
( COllCIII v to t ll. 'Of.( I ( S.
A ! I N i.i V
! il i. DM I N V l!
N I- 1 1 ,1 I. -,.(1 I! C Iio!.! N A
l.l-.iilsl.A'l 1 liK .vl K I N i Till-: I I'M ou
i.vw r.iiMi; I'Kool--.
Ttie iK-vv dispeiisarv i.t .v is en titled,
bill do declare tin law in lvfereiice
1 ami reirulate the use, sale, coii-
I -T I''
! sumption, transportation and dispo
j sittoii d' alchol'.c liquors or liquor
I within i he State of Sout h .'arolina,
land io police the .-aiiie. It is quite
I diff-ivnt from the "Id Hw anil its
,i:o 1 -ions are very sf i ict. ii iilrom
! are prohihited from hauling liquor
1 10 indiv nluais and the latter are pnn
i i.-h able for I'ecci vi n'r any such liquor,
! even for individual use.
li ml' T
hiil i- coii.-ide! cd bonil) proof
1 s pre.-eht
. bill, but
shape. It is a
anions the chief
i a ilVl.-lOiiS
of tlie bti
are the foi low-
ing: That t
Inrlcr or exc
lie nianufiic! urc, sale,
ltmu.-", rivnt, accepr-
r:- e, delivery, .-'.n i
a.od k epiU."
Il, Villous, !e -
'! her la o r ui
i l"e IV . I V ' I e !
(OUlpoillMl o!' l,.!"ll'e Hld'COf 1 1
. i i I
whatever nani- called of known.
winch contain-a coif" and is Used as
anv person, the
I t hereon is
Diinisha -le by tiiirty days
I inipri.iounienL or
Hit) ;ri''. anil liqiu-r
coniiscated. 1 lie sai try oi uieuue
conimisstoner was lived at -'TOO ):
l.o .L L,i,-ii.i- .-:! -'(! .
Kail roads are
hauliiiLT iiqi'or a i
liquor i-.- s-i.abl,.
liv coustab.ibie.s wi-. i-.otit warrant
Dispensaries can onlv he opened din
ing the day tiiu
The bond of the
at s:,Ovo, and he
dispenser is Uxci
is liable tor damages t.) in.' wue, etc.,
to any man to w Inmi liquor is illeg
i .i . : . , ,
ally sold. i h'-re may
IIMIV d i sivn saries in cacti C'.UIllty,
but a majority of ten free-holders n
;iny tov n-hip fan ju'eveu t t lie esta
lis'n.neiit of a dispensary.
. . " 1 1
wh.'tv liquor selling was prouioucu
previous to.Iuiy 1st, 1 Slid, one-fourth
of the voters can call an election,
which a maj ui' v vote decides.
Dry counties must pay for consta
bles to enforce the law. Iu wet
counties citi.e is can nave bqiioi
from dispensaries -hqip d to them.
Anv person can make w ine for his
own us, and ct'n sell sam- through
dispensaries hy paving a commission
o: ten per cent. Payment of United
States lax on any pi. ace unit. uli..s
(that liquors are tor sale is -vn
I that toe law is being vmlucei
h a jieiiai'V of slim or thirty
days' imprisonm-iit is pp.viucd.
Druggists can purchase through dis
pensaries bv paying a commission of
ten ner cent, wholesale at cost to
were tourists stop are exempted from
the 'nuisance" provision. All pen
alties are reduc-i to trial justice jur
isdiction, and warrants are issuable
upon oath of any person who swears
that upon information and belief li
quor is sold in violation of the law.
If liquor is found it must be confis
cated. Distillers must report quar erly to
the State Dispenser as to their pro
duct and its disposition. Constables
can search dep.;.-
without a war-
rant, and a p-nai'y
receiving liquor 1 ruin a;i rai!vvavr
for its deliver; bv a comni n cirr-cr.
,. t "f.-on can brinsr liouoi itit"
State, under peiiahv of SI'1''' "
ft,irtv in ri -lime., t, even for
'. - "... . , i.,s
us ui) uae. -"-n n ' 1 " "-' v
S'sts any constable or onicer, or at
t -opts to seize liquor illegally sold,
is made guilty of a misdemeanor. A
provision is made to ail nv dispensa-
ries to sell beer by the lass or any
. The bill stops the leaks in the old
e portiitioii, removal, tlie taking ironi
a the depot, or other pl.u" of consign
!',iiient, or the payment of freight
I tnv I. T lll lk AT VN-I
M -l 011; t I, n fill i I i te.1 t .. rie- I- r-r
i teiel III
4 tl---il .
I: i . I rt.tfl 4u-t)tu llw-
Tin- f.-tr;Tii fonrcs- iti ("-rion j
Savuiitmii. m., wan i-innji!"i of it-l- )
;it apji )iiio-( l,v tin- ovrnorr' of;
thf ilill'-ri-tit Niit!n-t-i Mates. Mr.:
folio S. 'Htn.iiitrtia.ti, of l'-iou j
fo'ihtv, n-irt-sii!-(i North ('aro'ina. I
Tt.c roil of state.- ,-tnmfu tin- foi- ,
lowing ,v a . i - to li.tf il'lf'atf- i.i at-!
tt-inlaiifi-: Aia'i.t'ii , o or'ia, Klori-
'ii. Illinoi- lii'liaiia, Iowa, Maitif,
Ia--ai liu vtts, Mii-hit;:iii. Mi-i-ip-i o full of sweet melody ami s fr.-:ri:t-;,
Kan-a-. N.-l.ra-ka, North ';troli-i el with possible gi as that sunir by
a. N.iti, C.rolma, P.-tiH-vl vmii,,, J anls OD the first Christmas Kve
'I I -laii'l,
liiH-sSi f rinoiit, j
t lryiriUl. I
;n. ! . I, i i --'I tiain,
'li nltiiral :
"f tin- .N'W lv.'!:'nl A
Socit-tv. r --oni -.1 to tin- v-k-uriif
In lu-" '.,t,l,'.. C.I ih .,,1 toiii-li. i
1 upon various iiiu!tei, uncut' whirl;
-.f tlin eiiuc itional i i - I I'll. II
a.-o (l.flari'U thai Hi'' ti'in- was a;--
i i.i i
pi'oaciiifiL' when tin.- ovriiuierst
-Ii miIiI take holl of the rai!rfl cor
porations and run tli'-in iii the inter
. ,-t of coniniercf. After his addre.-.-
on j'l j r.
A'ke-hei r-.'. of iVnnsvlvatiia.
of ( 'o'. Nffdhani if tie Dad
anv well ut lHi'il p';ui uy wliicti ttie
j' -iii tin -lit was to ohtain posses.-ioti
of the railroads of the country. Col.
Need ham cited the Union i'jeitic.
Tbf discussion grewq Mte iuterestiii?
and there was a disposition to sro in
fo the whole history of the Tnion
Pacific- steal, which threatened to
grow very 1. niztiiy. The subject
prove 1 a very interest ng one, ami
the iu 'inb 'i's seemed to thoroughly
lur-ewith ('"I. Needham that the
government should take possession of
the railroads if it w;is found to its
adv-itita-e to do Needha i
said that in answer ft) a g-ucal ques-
Hon as to whether it wouhl be pro- j
per tor me government
tor the government to control
and operate all the railroads of the
country, he said that the governmmt
had an opp u tunity toi an experi-
men: on mis Hue uv uimu, i'"" ;
siou of th - Union Pacilic for its in- !
deoreiiness, una uiai it uaua mc-
i ..,f f,. o, ,l;r ; the mm -s'-in
"lent i oi .o ii'-nii . ...v. - -j
ration of rai' roads hy Aus
ien. Bnrkitt, ot Mississippi, the
orator of the d iy. spoke on the "Ag ;
ricultun- South and est. j
ddress took somewhat Ot a
noliiie.il turn when (ieu. Hurl
turned on the silver uuestion, and
declared that 1 resident Wevelanu j what the Babeof Bethlehem was, and ! is s-'lhlS per ton, which is the high
had destroyed the Democratic party, who does not love a babe? With ababe ', est .Juriii"' the pist decade excepMn
and t hilt the Chicago platform was a and a mother we have home and child- j j ss: wl:1 it rose to $y.y: the aTe.
1 mere 1 oi and was so liiretiiieu ai
its atl'Ption. He appealed to the
i' i ,i,ui,b ri, Smrh in
great West to j u wuh the South in
resist. 11 g toe great money powti 01
. 1. . 1' ,r II . ui-.. ...I t Its r IhPV (11111.
1 ue (..t-L. uv .ui, c..c. .. 1 riers5 erect and in single nie, bear the
bine their forces to secure the rcmon- j graceful water jars upon their 6houl
etizatiou of silver and a change of ti- j ders. The stone dwellings and simple
uaucial conditions that would r.-sult furniture are as of old.
in the improvement of the condition i was in a manger at birth and a
,f ik, .. ,,.; I mm I sections of t He i humble dwelling through childhood
l 111', V 1 1VO lVvi-. " '
ON TIIK WAI.l.tIK rrilLlC CON'TKAiri.
Here they are Gordon, Hunton,
Kaisom, Mills, Lindsa, White,
Catt'evy, Camden, Fan Ik ner, .squiie
All of thtse Sciia tors re)rescii ted
S'.ates that were and are (verwrjelm-
in-Tiv iu tavor ot tile tree coinage or
Each aud every one of them
will admit that fact, but they voted
in obedience to Wall street. It is of
uo consequence what was the con
trolling motive. It may have been
exalted views of finance. It may
have been a bribe of gold or office.
It may have been a weak, ignorant,
and degraded charactei. It is of uo
consequence, for their characters are
now already hanging upon the wall
of public contempt and will only
blackeu as the days go by.
ye; rr. r,. , . .
rt k ,s
1 i s pr-.'.;tti e
-;ir hail in-ver
In-anl a son
v j diu ntxivi tiitiii aiiiini
An(j what jntj surpa. thal of
Clorv tn r.mt" i ami "!..m. r, r-rtl.
If mortala could iicrffctly weave thive 1
fcentiments into character, each life
would be a psiiun of sweetor umvif
than that sung by these angels. This
lunerci in ine mfaning' oi me smt.r.
and of the remarkable child, ar d of
Christmas. Where, also, on our recti
earth, is then; a spot nmr- worthy to
be the birthplace of such a l.atie than
IJethlehera in Judea? This quiet v il
lage hang's upon the crescent hilKide
like a bird's nest among leaves, and
the circling hills forma natural cra
dle, sheltered from the winds, and fo
cusing the eun's December rays. On
almost any winter night you can stand
upon their oriental housetops and see
i .i ...ii. ai .i
sSC1c.i:a. i y..
, . Potatoes on the farms Dejemher 1st
the moonlight flooding this cradle val- y ;m ()f (;o (VIlt,
ley yvith its silvery halo, and watch , , , , ', ..
the shepherds now, as of old. tending per bushel, , c-nts and a traction
their flocks of sheep and goats, and, j than at the same tin e last year.
Boreal is the scene, that you can al- j The lower price is sullic'' lit ly war
most hear again the angel song, and ; ranted by the difference in vield he
fancy that hope is dawning anew on a tween tlie two Years,
weary world as the morning dawn : TW vaue 0f corn j3 ;jrc .,t.r ,h.
rises over the Moab uplands eastward. : i i . i ,i
-rv, v,. a u-n i , which is 2.4c. lower than the cor-
The setting of these sacred hills is not ! ' . . r.
unworthy of the jewel it bore. responding price of last year. J he
Now, for eighteen centuries, once a average price of wheat is 52 lc. per
year, at least, men have turned their i bushel; the next lowest price iu the
thoughts toward the sacred village, i 2 o vcars from IS 70 to 1KH3, inclu-
tne sun ana trie manger, and, like the
wise men of the East, have laid their
and homage at the feet of this ;
cnristmas day is tne best ot all our :
holidays. There is more meaning in it ;
than in anv other we eelebrate. It is
cheeriest and has the most reason to be ';
so. it is oy empnasisaaayoitne Heart ;
and of the home. Motherhood and babe- :
touchesof nature that make the whole
i world kin. What is holier than moth-
erhood? It subdues the warringr race
of man into brotherhood by its tender
memories of years long goah and it
tenderer ministeringof years now pres-
ent And what is sweeter than babe-
j nooa Artists nave pamtea tins
! Christ-babe as the perfection of all
babe loveliness. The babeof the Sistine
T o -i An 11 a AvrwAcc wii Is .-v-.-. rvV. -P
i iiuou. azarem, ime ueinienem, is a
garden among the hills, and here was ,
the home and childhood of Christ.!
, Here Mary's fountain flews from I
. k and the women water-car- I
i that the divine-human babe was intro- ; other night before the gold ring at
; duced to a life that has brought hope ' )..-! tnonieo's made tlie ollowing as
; and cheer to multitudes. , tonndincr assertion
Thus Christmas speaks to man
through some of the dearest relation-
6hips he sustains, and the yvords it
speaks are that all men should live for
the glory of God and for peace among
Christmas is well celebrated in song,
after the example of the first celebra
tion. Music is the language of joy.
Heart joy speaks in the 60ft murmur-
in ff irmci it" f Vi cnul tutTiot n r t ia
1 -" -" " -
I nwr hnm -iTT flnrlo stt-qcc't, t .Ts
n),flF1, n mtn-i.t .nt, 0,t,a
' w uiiugivu i;iv,i9 aiiuuu tiiv
hearthstone; a nation's joy breaks
forth in martial hj mns or peans of lib-
erty; universal joy demands angelic
harmonies. Once the -stars sang to-
g'ether for joy and the trees of the
a 1aj v.j -
angelic messengers sang a Christmas
anthem of universal peace.
Christmas is well celebrated with
gifts. When Heaven gives 60 royally
to men, men may well give to each
other. How rich in self-forgetfulness
- , . ... , . . .
and how beautiful m service was that
I (ft which ")ritma crl-bru. Santa
Haas with his Juaai pack has alowl th
eriticUm of th rear larjrlj bccauh
or trie fptnt of giving which he re pre- j
aent-Chriitma pift am! Christmaa I
olJ v Hu bert I-rcicric&. I
l liKt.MM I KM HUUlUTi.
MatUtit al lirluru . the lt partmrtit uf
A ifrM-niturv for liirnubrr.
Wa-his,ii, I),v. luh ThetU
tisrie.i' retfirtisof ttie Iej.ti tinetit of
Agriculture for the tuotith of Ie
i ciiiU rate principallv tleoted to the
i d'c.ition of the averaije of the pri
d the variou.- farm prKlta ta at
tin- j-oiiit of pr.'dnctiou or in the
ii'iitejt local market.-. The aw-rae
I'. ii.tatioii price of cotton as ehowt,
i' th- dc'artnie!it rejNrts was on
il' i' iiibt r l.-t t. '.c.i c.-nts jH-r pound,
as ara'iist s. i cents j r Mj!ind on the
sam date last year, showing a decliue
"f 1 11 c-iit.-. Nutwitii?ra!idii)i.r the
M'.favoiuldc indications as to yield,
as I' portfd for til current year, this
'lice is l.v cents lower than the ave
rage plantation prices tor t In- set n
pi'ercdinor years, during which the
raiiu' was iioin s.i; c-ut-to T.- nts.
Ti ' rcjiotts -how that picking is
: n ori'.--i ,1 owiti to the ery favor
ahlc weat her. The average jirife of
loii.icco for December is returned at
T.s (I'lits, which isalico.-t the same as
lists.., lssSand is'.'U. Kentucky, the
state of the largest product ion, re
ports ?.; cents, or t w o-tenths of a
11 nt lower than 'he reneral average.
sive, was b4.5c. in 1S84. The re-
f nrto? t i L t li a rriiHiir"il rn nuP
UM (f rve 5LSc hich is 3c. low-
Irt i,..; nt ,.,.! k
1 i"k v. - jv.,
lower than the average during the
l.ast decade. The average farm orice
,f oats as returned for December.
is'i'i is S Sc per bushel which
...iJjoVer tha n last "year and 1
, . , nricn ilmiiKT
; "r'' t,1,ui. dNe Pnte au'ln?
the past decade. The average farm
in ice of barley as returned is the low -
1 est on record; the price is reported at
41 ).rK.. as against 47.2c. a year ago.
rnlke the other cerealsthe farm
. i,uekwhejlt ner iMlshe, is the
; , Qc,w. !.
J-'Jiliffct since 1SSS; the average price
. ls -,;'! P1 "uanei as again a 1 ,i.).-ii'.
' I -i f i-oy ! ' I1 Ya i oru rrt 1 iriu 1 vf i i 1
- , -. , ,,.
-J1 '', .V1". ,
I he Condition of winter wheat oil
the first dav of December averaged
'.'1.5 against 87.4 last vear. In the
Middle and Southern States it ranges
from 75 to 9!i.
(aVKHNMKr CANNOT CRKATK
Secretary Carlisle in his speech th
j ,.i hi, ,s a t aud poworfu)
; ,. u i .1
. 1 u v ern men 1 , out mere is one tuiug
it can' MH do it cannot cieate
Then the Almighty, who creates
'trough a piocess f nature, must be
he coiner or creator of money. It
1'iusr. j-i'ow like fruit and vegetables
A as ever such assertion made by a
.. . e . u.s -...:..
I 1 1 1 1 1 0 S t C I Ot lit. ailCC UCl O I e . .vaUOIl-
! al Watchman.
If the Lord had given the people
the first dollars and then allowed
t hem to plant them like we do irraiu
f corn ai(d raige more h,
, , , . , .
' t itre would be no scareetv of u. liars
to day amoug wealth producers.
Those who are now the idle bond
holder millionaires would be tramps
audthe millions of toilers would b
prosperous and happy. The Lord
mil tha nonrdo urn linf "in if " hut-
. uuu . 11V, IIVVI'IL Wt V UVU A I L , J A V
i , ., r f., . , '
1 ine uevu ana the oia party pets are.
Jonathan ami His Coutiuent
By MAj O'RELL ! AalLor of "Jobs Bill
' . , , , . . ,, , .
; 12a ins iisasi josa oiii, jr..
Etc and JACK ALLTN
TnuHll t Mr !',,! lUxjot Oh rnsfiUM j
1 ,wu " f' -t ;
pm-uki !TtitM.irtt l,r.n lit Jtnvn.-u I'm i
ftul HliMKt M 1 R'i 1 l r--iur !-! rvr-wr
FVro'tiraaii. tj &rw RvtiT '
to tttiinntig (' Ai,i.-l.v s.i k Tv t"
from Inch 'h I. 111 r.i mrr m.) u l.
UuH pro. Imn !. I iiiaimii fif it (.' -frO
duruiX rw-i.l n.i t.. Anicri.
llyiunn wnat I'rotauit lill.llli i,.u
iufi viml sturtek.
A nation, m aret iy mur than a hun
dred years oM. and cui up. of many
widely diln rent h-meiiii.. cannot, in tin i
nature of limits, o-v-cs.- very in.irk-.t j
clianicteristtc trails. i
There are AmericariM in plenty, tot
the American does tn-t l exist.
The inhabit;. nt uf the north. -a-t states,
tht Yankee, dilTi r- a- much horn the
woteru maii arid the ( iat ln-i n.-r as the
Eneihm,m dilh ri from (he iin ui ur
For example, call a Yankee "a cad.""
and ho will net out uf the room, re
marking: "You say mi. Mr, hut thai
proves nothing." Call a Pennsylvania
man "a cad," and he knock you
'.own Call a real westerner "a cad,''
and he will shoot you dead.
On leaving a New- York theitre one
night, rn American friend jur.'.pei into
a Bro;idway car There were pii'e sixty
jiersons Kicked iijum the vchi - A
gentleman iined to the conductor to
etop. and tried to make his way through
the crowd. Piv using his ( lU.ws as pro
pellers, he reached the door, when a
man, indignant id having been pushed
(there are jwople w ho for their "nickel"
expect to travel as comfortably a in a
"You are a cad,
The gentleman ju
"You are a cad
sir, a howling cad."
I ind olT the car.
I kiv," bellowed the
indiviuti d ait- ' hi i. "a cel. do imi
The gentleman turned, lifted his hat,
and replied: "Ye, 1 hear, and uu, sir,
area erfect gcii'.leinan."
The lerfect gentleman looked very
silly for a few moments. A hundred
yards further on. he stopped the car and
made t t T.
Should a mini .tcr indulge in unortho
dox theories i,i the pulpit, the eastern
man will content him .elf with going to
another church to w-rforin his devotions
the Sunday after. The Pennsy 1 vanian
will open a violent jtuleniie in the news
papers. The Kansas man will wait fur
the minister at the church .' .or ;nnl give
him a sound thrashing.
Note. 1 reiul iri a lare cast. -a i;iht under
tlie bead of "Kan . .is News " "A clergyman iu
Kansas Ik:s jus: I:.. I liis ii"so bitten elT l.y a rii. ru
ber of liis 11 H.-U. uin tiKiU ex..s.tKiii t.j s.uio of
hiss remarks in I ie pulpiL "
Is there anythin; more sublime than
the way in which Jonathan can combine
the sacred and profane? I le is a greater
adept at it than John Pull, ami that is
saying not a little.
On board the ste:uiier we had five
Americans who passed the eight days of
the voyage in playing okc-. The Kniok
ing room ran:; from morning to night
yvith oaths. Their stock deemed inex
haustible. On Sunday, after breakfast,
a young lady s..t down to the piano, and
began playing hymns. What happened
then? Our live poker players gathered
round the lady and, for two hour9, sang
psalms and holy hymns.
I was dum founded. In Franco we
have men who swear, and men w ho sing
hymns. The Anglo-Saxon race alone
can furnish men who do both with equal
In what otlier country than America
could such an anecdote as the fo' lowing
be told? It came from Mr. Chauncey
Depew. it is said. Put. for that matter,
a good story i. always put down to Mr.
Dopevv. Mark Twain, or the late .irtemus
A new minister had lieen apjointed in
a little Kentucky town. No sooner had
he taken jxissessioii than he set alout
ornamenting the church with htained
glass windows. This aroused tin suspi
cions of several parishioners, who imag
ined that their new pastor was inclined
to lead them to Pome. It was decided to
6end a deputation to the mini.-ter to ask
him to explain bi.- conduct, and have the
The head of Ck deputation was an old
man of Presbyterian proclivities. lie
opened fire thus:
"We have waited ujion you, sir, to beg
that you will remove those paints win
dows as soon as possible. We are simple
folks, (fod's own light is good enough for
us, and we don't want to have it shut out
by those images"
The minister, losing patience, thus in
"Excuse me, you seem to be taking
high ground; who are you, may 1 ask?"
"Who am I?" repeated tlie spokesman;
T'm a meek and humble follower of Je-la-i,
that's what I am. and d n you,
who are you?"
Without traveling very far you will
Bee a complete dilTerence in the spirit of
towns alnio-t neighlmrs.
In New York for instance I am not
speaking now of the literary society it
U 3"our money that will ojxti all doors to
you; in Poston yeur learning, in Phila
delphia and Virginia your genealogy.
Therefore, if vou v. i-!i to 1 a 6 access,
parade your dollar- in New York, your
talents in Poston an I your ancestors in
Philadelphia ami Ui -hmond.
There is a pro.ioimeed -childish side to
the chancier of all the Americans. They
are astonished at their own handiwork,
and. like children w ith a eplendid toy of
theirown manufacture, they say: "Look,
just look, is it not a beauty?" And, in
deed, the achievement is simply marvel
ous. The Americans have not yet got over
Charles Dickens' American Notes, nor
the still older criticisms of Mrs. Trollope.
Scarcely has a foreigner set foot in the
United States liefore they ask him what
he thinks of the country. Nine ersons
out of every ten you speak to put these
three questions to you: (1) "Is this your
first visit to America?" (2) "How long
have you been over?" (3) "How do you
like our country?" 1 had only just em
barked at Liverpool when the purser
handed me a letter from New York. I
Deah Sir Could you, during yo;ir "voyage,
write me an article on tlie United States I should
be happy to have yxir irxiiieived tin! ions of
America and the American, no as to publish thein
in my journal as soon as you arrive
I do not think I am committing tiny in
discretion in saying that the letter was
Bigned by the amiable and talented editor
of The Critic, the tirst li'.erary paper in
the United States.
1 had heard tliat ihe -.abiuan who
v.ru i-u t-1 v. hi
alktxl foil iim !., .
v -' ,u 'h v t ii
;- '.-( t' tt. r i I the
ir .vi. I li-$ urx'
i''5'i'i-n of Am. nr.v' !?it to mk
in in livi r I hi j i twit Hot
i'l Amen, a i t ' i!! rii 4ii, tfut it- j
til l assvthi:; .-I tt.. kind i da I lu-arl oo
tlw? wi'-;'vl ',
An t.uU-Jiiu tn or I'n tjchm-in til
never a-k fil w !i it vii thu.k i-t lTjC" -
Urui or I'la.v Tt .- I f. is. !. :,un .).- b. I
. , 11 i
J (.'ii''V V.I..I 111' --! 11 i- .- 1 "Hill j
till, '(i li t- '
it H to i'. '
r ii. u ll'i' n.'.jCT't at U, ;
.Li.li tin- : raiit r uj-n S
Ttie r.n. il.h!;i 111. 1 We tisvi tioi-O ov r
IL It) hit pro .ki: ,!y (..i!:m luattner Ik
is (-erf'-i liv i r.u.i,. . .1 th.it his r.nlAJid
Li the l r-1 n vi' trv la the woilj and tiut
s- a iitit t i.i in, vv n s.iHri hii.(
The Ann ric ui i:n i are ; . r ral'v thin
Tin ir (a' s -low
vtieiyv. and m li t
ham. .an m---. Il
i.'ti liiC!.. e an ! I
.n o' !, 1-iiM.i. th. ir j
i- i t mil,, ipeatitj
'. ... il ..., portr.tve-J it. t'Ut a ; g J,, hue beti fenMlOtr oil iroWU
mamv u ,1'v m.uiiioM.iinunl (,-n... : im-i,r i-e and douehnutii Th min
U. ii.i III. d force.
I i.nh, Imt li -hi
i-i . . .I ...i.i
l lie i
1 1 1 ; 1
up w it !i a :i .i
that ri - .-a: i
harmony m t i
I.- -mile. uu divine
I ;.'' Iii It !les live ill
i. an chara.'t. !.
lio.-e hharp. and ollen
e; in Its I hilllies. At
ms in to i ts o.;!;ie in I he facet)
uf lln- I n-.iaii t v , the tem
ples indented, the chiili Itolics protlli
tiellt, t he -v s s-ii ill . ke u and deep M-t.
The well I I.I men, -.in i-to mv milnl
a h;. pv uiii! i t !. .ii . I t.'ie l ien, iiiiiun
and the I'ii li-. hm. i'i
As f. ,r In,' s
say th..t in I '.
ci.illy , they tin
for I reneh v
The Ix an! v
the no i i , i- i ,i
nieu. I do not hesitate to
a i i New York C.-Xs
!.! j- i .. Ily well lie taken
i.:i 1 1 I . I he same t v w,
the - line vivacity, tlie
. 1 1 1 s,i : ue ami .lit tide.
I n like that of
. .ti imalii'ti'than
!.. ii.-t ivmemU r
to for m t i . . .1 : i.'.
to have t-e. n ..-e- I..
duriit;; my sin mom
Ad. i ; i v. - i -
.ei .... I ..-a a v. .. .
HI lllilll! 'i'l . " i lelii
they hloum out c
- . v lain v. i iiii.iii
l.iinl le lln. ill. li
- a. i.i II .
, i i in.- I-
1 1 Wicii' ! l
i a ire I.
t .ul I i A .
nit. so far
ujoy I hat
tow s also
m .j i
( I I. a I. .ill
beauty. It i t i n
turns gray en I v
tract ing from the woman's charms, itis
often . liivcly an attraction.
If the Ann ii-ails descend from the
Cn.eli-h. (heir women have not inherited
from tlnii v raiidniol h.-i s i iihcr (heir
teeth, th ir hands, ur i!k ir feet. I have,
seen i.i A ni' i iea I he da im ic t hi tie bands
and f.'i I in t in- w a l 1.
The New Y i i i s i.nd P.otonians will
have it to be t1, t ( :i;u w oineii have
enormous feet ;im ! Inn. is. I was willing
to bt beve this ti to the day I went to
Chicago. I found the ( 'hit a ;;n women,
and those uf tie-west generally, pretty,
with moiccoloi than 1 loir ( astt rn idsters,
only, as a rule, qmtn tdi lit, not to hay
That which is lacking i.t the pretty
America!) faces uf the cast ii color and
freshness, and il is only their plumpness
which conies to their rescue after thirty
and prevent.-! th. in I ;
Those vdiu remain I
oui Ioo!;iug faded,
i.ii gi ia -rally fade
quickly; the complexion lcomcs the
color uf white brown pa h i and wrinkles
If American women v cnt in for more
out door exercise; if they let the outer
air iK'tictrate con-tan' !y into their rooms;
if they gave up hv m ; in lot houses:, they
would have Mii.ie color, an I their l-'auty
need jierhaps bar no ( umpctilioti in
V - ALL NOT GOLD THAT GLITTERS.
Tliin Is I' :.'H 'l i ne in Am. ilea How
Jiniiil ti.tii ,li i'. ,m - il'isliill uii.l Kjiisu.
Jonathan a-'..aires all that flitters,
even that !.i h is not gold.
In hu c'.cs the Micee-a of a thing an
swers lor its quality, and the charlatan
ism that wi'-cee.lfi is snp.-rio- t i the
merit that vegetates.
The dol!::r is not only the unity uf the
monetary -.stcin, it is also the unii, oi
the metrical vstem.
licfoi'e assi'-ning a man his ntandin'
Icople ask him in England. "Win in
your father?" in Trance, "Who are vou?"
in America, "How much have you?"
The ordiPTV American judges men
with a strange, scietiiilie In cilom. He
admires tale'U because it is paying. A
literary or artistic success n only u suc
cess in his eyes, on condition that it is
monetary as well He I.biI.s ujion every
man ;is v. ot t'i so mtit h Such and i-uch
a celebrity doc s not inspire his admira
tion. I ecaiisc be ur site li.'.s produced a
work of genius, but I m -cause the work if
ginius has produced a fortune.
It would lie quite "-t able for an ac
tress to attract lai;;e audiences all
through a tour from New York to San
Francisco liccausc she traveled in a mag
nificent palac ear of her own.
1 F.avv tiiis in tin American paper:
"Minnie Palmer will wear all her dia
monds in the third act."
The iKKiking uiiice was Ix-siegcd all
dav. and in the evening monev was re
fused. An ami in ; detail was the ar
rival of H good four', h of the audience at
10 o'cltM k to M-e th-- diainonds in the
This necessity f r b iu:r ii h is the re
verse side of the n;:-ial in America,
where, more than anywhere i I e. talent
without money is a useless toot.
The country's genius, it a let; I uf conse
crating all its tisne U the production of
works which would tend to elevate ttie
people, is obliged to think of money
The American authors, t.io tof them,
only take up the (h-ii at odd hours.
Business first There are few indeed
who live by tioc.-k w riling.
(TO BE ( ONTINt'Kli.)
It is not often that you can give a
friend a Christmas present that you
are willing to give for as small a
sum as one dollar. Imt if you will
make your friend a present of The
Cauca&iax for one year, o i will
have no cause to be ashamed of vour
present, and besides your friend will
be reminded of you and your present
52 times during the nest year. Try
it Have you a friend or relative in
another State or at a distance from
you in this State. If so, why not
send him The Caucasian one year
as a Christmas present ? V'e proui--Be
you that he will enjoy it.
Tt vCh v G HCS C ST F0 90SS
lli U'hiltIIM WITH
Ml U Ti Ml H tl l-TIO.
TH K i'l.lHAM H'ANUAL
hrcr-l tallK tllm- HHW III
It,?..-. I lf-lig twwTf Ulrnl 4w
r-r llnllrn -. ilcl.l Hwklitf l'll-
I r- in 1
qi! Cut t-j.ma(l in
We-IUNi.ti'V, Dee, 1. - - Tl Ml
loiMiiuati hotel l.ibl.y rt-mind onr wf
:tout'tiration time.. The nr tdd
'ailldl.tr fnet , Mini llif pAtriotn k
. ... - V.J
w luthltikT l.u!
nvv i ut i-iio. lot' Marvmion nei
., ,,,,,.(, (.k w. fcjrt.V and ft
j Juuiib and llt uther fellfwn
i ii tt rc ft iinu is over the pI omr
: a ointment-, n ml the a ii.lidat r art
heir .n full force. ie by one thtv
I have droppe d in "jud t m- hw th
t thing is eoini;," til th- .gr t
j (lull liAx hwt-lh-il tntc a rromd. KaB-
sun i. in difpair. He in kept 1upt
J do, Icing the catididn tc . Hi com-
mittte room door n (fuardrd, and it
! t about ns diffic ult to r t "a private
! w.ud" with the "litmn" an it i to gt
the nppullitmc lit.
i Everybody iinderstand" that hi
j vote to r pc al the Sherumii law par
him the disposition of the putronag
in the State. As n mutter of form
ality, ami fi uting, ponlily, the l.u-llit-s-
end of Ills buK l ill elreli
tive session, the candidate pay their
.. i' e.
1 lespc ciio intice. I uty ii luicrManu
I1" ,,ns n" s,,U i' ihr M,oi " "
:U1,1 V Mll,'r t'' tha Mtuation.
han-ulll is Itoso. NolMitly .tispntci
his pov.1 r. Nnllii r ngii fn aii nr
. iimlidatc una ci ly hue upieiimi j.
A I,. it he fayii, guc . m d tery man
vl.c is i, ti Nppiiei.tt ' . Itl.e kll.t
: 1 ' 'i i ! ' b 1 1 .-. ' uiij oord
; i 1 1 .-, I . lit v In imiI I DOW
t hale tlie not i I i i hi atid up and
face the music.
There are score s of people here at
big expense who have not been ablw
to ge t within n half block of him.
And when they do get at him tbay
approach him With hat in hand and
with fear and trcfnhliug. They don't
seem to appreciate that Wan no in un
dertook the job of hi own motion.
Hut it has dawned upon anine of
tin in that the fellow who gett a job,
whether it is a post office or a coimul
sh'p, must swear eternal allegiance
to ihe "boss." He is not tnakitifr any
mistakes on this line, and while Tom
Jarvis is putting in some- good work
at the Methodist eonl'ereuei the
"boss" is turning out a "niaebine"
warranted to run without repairs un
til atter next year's legislature dec
tion in North Carolina. He is taking
no chance s, mid every postmaster in
1 he State will bear the
Th.' selection of Simmon to do the
dirty work of the 'machine" in tha
eastern counties w is notice "to all
whom it may concern." Ik it any
wonder that honest Kople in their
contempt for and dihtfunt at nudi
juggeliy, revolt Hirnitist a party or
ganization that tolerates nuch deKpie
ab!e bossisni and authorizes it f A
lew days in Washington would onn
the e yes and kindle a revolution in
public MMitimeiit against the degrad
ing tendency of machine politic.
lloV THE MACHINE VOKK.
The objective point iu every a
point incut is Hansom's re-election to
the United States Senate. Every ap
pointment is made with that under
standing. It is a question of local
"pull." Not who deserves he ap
pointment; not who has won it by
long and valuable party nervice; not
who is the mof,t capable man; not
who the people want, but who ha
the strongest "pull" in fixing prima
ries ihat will nominate Ransom men
lor the legislature. A decision is
not reached without difficulty in
a cask in point.
In the fight over the Winston pout
oiTicc, for instance the are five cand
idates, and all of tbetn show good
local endorsements. One of the
leading candidates was the former
postmaster under Cleveland and un
der both the departmental and exec
utive rule he is int lligible. Yet Sen
ator Hansom ugres his appointment.
He is a machine politician and Kan
som needs bin services. He is en
dorsed by men who direct and con
trol county nominations; hence his
preferment over a one-legged confed
erate soldier who has been a life-long
loyal, ardent Democrat. The inelig
ible man may not be appointed, but
tl.e contention bears that aspect at
this time. If made, this appoint
ment will aptly illustrate the relent
lessness of the "machine" and its ab
solute iudifferance to common decen
cy and public opinion. It can not
be construed otherwise than as a re
jection upon the other candidates.
Is found in the Keidsville office.
Ex-hheriff (ialloway and Dr. Courts
are the candidates. Galloway has a
splendid war record, made a popular
sheriff, and all his life has been a
wheel horse in the Democratic band
wagon. Nobody knows that he has
got on his knees and begged the
Ihiss"1 for the appointment, and the
men who are backing hini are not
pendiug sleepless nights arranging
Kansom primaries in Rockingham
county. Courts, it is known, is an
avowed Ransom man, has had some
legislative experience and is an ally
of tho defunct Democratic congress
man from that district. What suits
Williams suits Ransom, and notwith
standing he has been an applicant
for another office, the chances are
that be will get the Reidsville post
office without much trouble.
The stamp clerk appointment at
Reidsville made by Rcvenuer Sim
mons, is another sample of machine
work. Watt, the appointee, was a
belter and went off with the John
Webster independent movement in
Rockingham. Like his leader, Web
ster, he was maligned and abased as
a traitor, but in a contest for Demo-
(Coutinued on Second Paga.)