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MAUClH U;ifYlN. "P(,.-rKaitor.
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W.VICIi: COUNTY TICKETi
R. 8. PERRY, Esq. . , ,
JAMES' IL HARRIS, Esq.
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IT BEFORE .THE
CONVENTION ELECTION TIIK FIRST
THURSDAY. IN AUGUST.
lit) Mire to vote MNo CociyENnoic," ami
alsoLtivoto for tlo candidates that oppose
this Revolutionary, inJudlciouM and experi
hire attempt to bring trouble upon our pob
ple, and to BAcriftce Uieir' IIomeKteaili for
the ole purpose of controlling and adminis
tering the few offices now held by Republi
can in thia State. , . 1- i
8ENATOR POOL'S ADDRESS.
THE CONVENTION QUESTION A CANDID
VIEW FOR PLAIN PEOPLE.
. The plainest mind can understand
that.where there is u Constitution and
Government whether good or bad.there
a$e but two ways to change or abolish
them, one way is to pursue the plan
pointed out in the Constitution itself.if
therebeawav ixinted out. and. the
mr a r
other way is, Revolution. ,
Is'there a Government here?
Is there a Constitution?
Yesl ' ' '
Does the Constitution
, , ', t
Wo publish to-dav hu .address to the
i in Carolina from Jlon.
John Pool. Wc have only space to call
the attention of our readers to this able
way in -which it may be changed? "
' Yen:; , : ' V ' :; ; '
i 71 it . . , .
Is it proposed to pursue i lul way ?
No.j i. -.i. J. !' .'. -
. It follows tliat the way; proposed
Revolutionary.''5 ' ;' -
, , It is 'precisely the sitine trouble wo
had in 18CQ. ., Wo had a Government
and Crnstitution, ami the Constitution
contained the plan by which it might
be elianired. Some said It was a bad
Government. Borne of the Southern
statesmen saidtlioyhada right lawfully
and neaccfullv to chalice the Govern-
incnt otherwlsfi man as pointed , out in
the CVmstitution ; others admitted they
in. rtr ntit, - iMiami mat KlfBS
onlv a Revolu tionary 'right. The at-
tempt was made, a war followed, and
we know, now, to our sorrow, which
GET YOUR TICKETS READY.
wan right.. Are the plain iieojile of the
State,-who have to lar burtletas when
burdens come, prepared for another
Revoifltibnt, We, do not ask wheth-
er the politicians are of course they
are, but are the people prepared? It is
to ho peaceful we are told, all tolcdone
tion" Tickets famished 'at i 'eont'per by Uie people themselves at the ballot
l,(JO')iiuiiliilatc tickets $l.per,'i)ipuMiid. box! Just so it was in 18C0. The pol
iticians would not do the ileeu until
by political trickerj", they made the
leojle aniliorize them to do it. They
MibmJttcil it to the wjople to call a Con
vent ion and Iho people voted it- down,
and in tyro months they submitted it
agaii and '.'they stormed the jeople
Jnto it by a very . small vote, and the
Convention met and the deed was
ddne. So it is'to l)e again ; the people
arc to bo made ' the cats-paw . for the
politiciaurt. - They are to bo puxsuaded,
threatonKl,a1jused,deccived, and when
they have been used, : and the trouble
.comes, t,hen they arc to be put; in the
.front,. Now as in 18(50, every thing is
to be done peac?eably ! Tliere will n6t .
be1 blood enough to stain a iocket-hand-.
kcrcjuef! .And there ar tlustv who
will believe,, all this, , although , they
know that there never has Ikhii a blood
less Revolution in the world.
Let us reduii the Question to some
thing iaactiU. LeXjufiHuipk-' the Con
vention is culleil and meets tomorrow :
Aliolishes-all the oftlces, tiirns out the
RoHureand send in ':. the names of
your canlldatcs in every county in the
Stale, that tickets may be circulated in
time. . Send in onlers." "No Coiiwrt
VOTE IN YOUR TOWNSHllS.
. Remember the last Iegislature ft-w-
el an act intended tit chit the1 .Ir
netrro out of his vote. ' requiring' : every
one to vote in his township. So fo sure
to be in the townshin where you ilive
residul ninety . days prior to tlie 3rd
AuEiLt next. Hegister, and ote No
(Vinventlon., ' . ;
CONSERVATIVES AND THE STATE DF.BT.
' ljdnTvatIves in the legtlatrire pre
tend that tliey want a 'Convention to
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enable them to redm-e tho estate. dc4t.
They nay that the present Constitution
providing" for ; Its payment "weighs
ieaviiy ineir (vjnnrwiiTs. . . f :
Now, it so happens, that the Coikiti-
tution of tlUnitfil States imes the
same "constitutional 'difiicuHy and
forbids them assing aiiy' law ."iin'psdr
iugthe obligation of ontravts;, How
do they pnse to gt t over tfoWi
The truth is, this is all 'pretence.
Tliey ilop t want a Convention lor any
Mueli thing. They waiitlt fbr.'iurMses
iu leer mi tfiou. They uso thfvStiite tht,
as a vretixt. . Let a r ( m veiitioii le
cidlel( ami the jieople will soon see for
what laimoses it hi to be; usd."YRe-
llM'inlMT, "K'tmtWf?! WCJtitjoH.W . .', .
abolish the Supreme Court or alter tax
matters, the legislature can pass a bill
to thai effect, and submit it to a vote
-r people. Indeed, there are 'so
mahjy ways, and it Is so easy to do right,
that;itid TEay suspicious when they pro
"pose'jto do wrong.1 It means something.
jfWjiy.want to get a! Convention of
politieans together in these dangerous
Umtis without telling the people lK.fore
handj what they are going to doinstead
of passing a bill making the neeeessary
changes and submitting j them to the
bagger. His four years will be out
next year. And so there may be faults
with others ; but niany of them, are ex-,
cell en t Judges, iand some of them are
old Judges, and elected by both parties.
And this further is to be said : that
they were elected soon after the war,
when many of our best men were dis
qualified from holding offices; , and
certainly the Constitution did not mak?
them good nor bad; nor did the faejt
that they were elected by the peoplel
Some of the worst Judges that ever sal
in this State were under the old sys-
people? There are dangers ahead, and
we will proceed to point out some of tern. We do not mention it to the dis
tlicm. ;! credit of the Governor or the Judge,
' It is insisted tliat a Convention ought J for it was probably the Ijest that could
to be called, beeituse thej f Const
inflicts upon the jieople burdens
they cannot bear. And here is
they deceive the people! We
that the people are ourdened. The peo
ple feet that, and we) feerit. But is it
owlnffto the Constitution that! is the
question? Tlie Constitut)
ed in!8C8. Were there n
1867. 18CC. and 18C5? I Art
there ho burdens then ?
on was atlopt
it burdens in
i . i .
swer us,1 were
them? So in 18C4, 18C3, dhd 18G2. Were
theuc no burdens then? i nVliat causetl
them?! poiitlciana, politicians,
, Ir .. .. I. in 1 -Mswz- P tTT itlllTTHI
ber how between their ilainty lingers,
thev dangled" their snow-white! hand
kerchiefs at you 4n 1800, with
they would wipe up your blood if spilt.
Truly a child's hippin) would have
staunched the blood which many of
them shed, but howl was it with the
people's blood ? And believe nie the
politieans are as deceitful, and as de-
be done under the circumstiinces, but
It is true that Governor Worth appoint
ed a man Judge who had not been in
the State a year, who came herd in the?
United States army, and had just
got his license. He made another)
appointment whose bad habits on the
bench compelled him to leave his cir
cuit and another Judge had to go and;
take his place. The conduct of another;
Judge on the bench during the war,
was too marked to have been forgotten ,
and longer back another was charged,
politi- we hope unjustly, of a crime at Which
--ian nature revolts. The Supreme
Court Judges, too have been ruthlessly
assailed. Yet two of them were : of the
which old Court,.and are as'good now as then.
and were elected by both parties.
The others have all filled high positions
in their professions and in the public
counsels, " in former times. I There
never has been a time when the Su
prcmc Court bench was filled by abler
lawyers and better men. Slanders have
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a .1 -
Homestead for old debts as welt4JisneTrt
but only for new debts. Theltiotprilfirn never has been a doubt in the
Iteoublican party, that uenenu
iiflAr in the next Pres-
- umu uv u - i l
. TViia omineni ser-
and they will
signing now as then. They know that
you have burdens, and .they know that been neapea upon tnem it is true, but
theyt brought them uj)oii you, and they wnai o uugts nas t-vtr uwu iree irum
them. iiuffln, liaston, ana JLhmiel are
held up as the models with wrhich the
present judes are to be compared : and
yet those Judges were charged with
judicial murder in. the case of Madison
Johnson, by him who justly stood at
the head of the bar, on account of their
supposed prejudices against him. But
in those better times,that was set' down,
not to tlie corruption of the Judges, for
they were not corrupt, nor yet to the
malignity of the lawyer, for he was
not malignant, but to tho incautious
zeal of the advocate. In those days, if
veere assailed j unjustly, they
found a shield in every man's heart
who loved the honor of the State, and
even their frailties were shaded, and
spoken of in yhispers,and the. bar stood
around them as their aid and friend.
But the present Judges have presided
in the greatest trials through which the
Government has ever "passed, and grap
pled with the gravest questions of State.
They 'needed, and were entitled to, the
aid of the bar, and support of the press ;
seek to divert your displeasure from
them to the Constitution which you
have framed. Let us examine a few of
the burdens and see whence tbejf came
and whether a Convention can relieve
1. Taxes are heavy.
. Yes,' they are heavy
continue to be heavy under 'any 'party,
arid the more Convention and Legisla
tures we have, the heavier they will be.
What makes the taxes
before the war we had
tv large mnu in
vested 4for common schools, and the in
terest 'supported the
State had large stock in the Banks,and
the dividends suppor
lions. All these were last by the war,and
now, the.bcnooisanu t
the whole Government
ported by direct taxes.
Iii addition to thatJ
population were governed upon
schools, i So the
ed the Institu-
le Asylums, and
las to bo sup-
1 HEY BACK DOWN AFRAID
f.f , : .
' The Revolutionary Convention caii
didaten of -this n'xinty haw Itacketl
u)mpletel3 down.- .'They refuse to linnet
the No Convention iandi dates 'on' the
stump. What do the ik-opte think of
such conduct as this? ,' Ve tell the -iU
tlut the Conservative Ieailers and
the Conservative ejUHliAittm'rVviA
of a full discussion 'Ikfore the WI
without, ri-gard, to arty. TlH'y,khow
that they have till to le anl. nothing
to gain by a joint canvass with tho No
CoiiYciitiou t-atMlidates. . Thnr hjvt
is Revolution,- War, Itloodslied, ' and
they know if the Convention jrtfffrly
discuss! in a joint (nvas that the
Convention will. le. voted down by a
large majority. They should le made
to Imck down In every eounly as they
have done in Wake i-ounly. ' '
ofi1ce'rsawl elects; new ones., Vhat
comes next ? If tlie :'. Convention Is a
lawful . boily, of t course every officer
igoesoot, and there is the end.. But If it
be an unlawful lody,then no officer can
kiif ov(n if lie ifrKtiro ii tin wrt Tvv'r
officer, who luis .tiiketi an oiith would
A'itJate his i tath, and every officer, do wn
to Clerks ahdj Sheriffs whti' has given a
Mind, would forhut his loiid. hat
will 1 he Governor do? J le has alreatly
de'larel thiit the lVnve.n tion will bean
unlawfiil bKly. ?What will the Judges
do? They have declared the s one. If
the Treasurer of the State turn over the
funds to another, his Itoud will !o for-
fMte! alwl s with every Sheriff, Clerk,
t has been in-
war. To; meet
one halt our
plantations; now all gd into the Courts.
A.gaint our public debt was largo be
fore tlie war, the interest increased
during the war, and
creased since the
all this we are verynxir, made so, not
by the Constitution, but by the war.
How 'can a Convention help
it restore tlie lost scnooi runa, or
bank stock, or pay. tho public jdebt?
No. Will it repudiate the debt ? If
tliat is what is desired, the Legislature
caii repudiate it just a. well. Can it
wnipromise: tho debt? So can the
Legislature; Just here they stk'k to
but both have been
Court has stood like
tho billows have broken against it.
so it will stand: ai
hostile. Yet the
a stone-wall, and
lid so its decisions
deceive the people wit
They say the Constitut
the legislature to lay a
and -yearly to pay the
pubKe debt, and
who fails to vote f
i a scarecrow.
iterest on the
Can WH stand, as the ablest and wisest to
l. : l ii . . J.j .
tho IH- uiui.in iho nKjris. j
But supjKjse it is true that tliere are
objections to the Constitution,, who
it a Convention will make it
letter? , It is easy enough for a man
to sit down at home and think of
something he would like toj have
amended; but, silly man: the amend
ment he wants may liever be thought
of. and one that he-does not want mav
need to alter the Constitntion U$, destroy
the Homestead. Cliafige ihe Qdpreme
Court, that will do it,fl You' wSlJr
the present Judges put; oflT and j better,
ones ! put on! But are you strrf
you.:-will get the better ones? Who
will they be? B. F.Moore, is get down
as the " father of the bar," anil they
have used him so much that he lliust be
put upon the bench, and iheii, skejuoli
wear her dimpled.smile. JudgdMaiily
was beaten by the Ijegislature, fmd by
the popular vote 20,000 niajoitythd
he must be reinstated; and then: Vigor
and strength wil I have their repose !
And Mr. Merrimon was also.1 defeated
by the popular vote, and he must have
a place, and then bmss will sit in the
seat of gold, and pretension wear the
robe of wisdom. A change fc r the bet
ter, say you? i,;; . ';, rf .'IsJ.j-'
Who are they that want a .Conven
tion ? One-third of our population are
colored they do not want it. Another
third are plain,small farmers ; ml labor
ing men they, do not wan t it. All
they want is to Jkj let alor e, j and to
have peace. Another portion were the
wealthier classes, who lost .11 'find are
desperate, and they want they do
ot know what they want; they don't
want to worn, uiuh.t.
of them want a Conventioii, , r', any
thing else that will make a change. A
large class are ioliticians, out of office.
Tthey would have some (change !
" Any . body, Lord ! any bod' !":
We earnestly warn the peppleito look
, f on
VV O ... j
Lvices to the country did not constitute
a sufficient reason for this, the natreo.
and fear with which she is regarded by
around them. " Eternal
the price of liberty."
Put the politicians downl and
there are defects in your government,
take time, and
to correct them,
for the best.
take tne proper
good rulepf conduin tne Va, s v ff
M ". i,",noFobscrved : the.teachings
ui -;X vrh. ( Urged on. by '
r it l c a ft v I w- a w ' . ;fi - s - x
passion uii j j j j3 t)o
. -, i.- .iiriteK into troupic tum,-.--; - i i
the party oi tievoiuuwv r-- , . fail" bexore tneyooni
would. The Democ of their !
ever, conspicuous among which JatUie
ntvnrk HUld. lUV'cff TlaUgrThgl
themselves 4tliat some Jnen - might' be
found who could distract at least aporr
tiori of thj ;mepulicarisln;, ftieit
hroat Hiieftdiril Cut ' the , iTcw-W.j m. $
vote worthy aiel bf;Skl July,, lieaded
The Key of the Battlefleld,"' aanius
that he vill bo rriominatrjd vUhbut
rivalry, or bpposttipri:;;tf this rell,
it would be a veryi aniall niatter. ( But
the same article concedes the-eloet-Ion
ani u,Mit 'iifi I)enlOT?rats can
in b r!ArriViris of the West'we
nothing,' but'We- presume' that they
had some reasons for beconrig Itepub
lican, and thatithey have, as mucli per-
oi.v in tJmir.oninioris as othec.peo
nle. But whv in the name ol eoitnimii
sense 'should anyVfreeH&de? a$i:ato
:righfe.RubUcM),aiiJi6$9Mtli; -or. any
where else become i aw Conservative
in- 'favor ? of -those ideas.' 1 We
In Fc-briiry, a' -Jge nmjbrlty.
nftheoeoDle pf.Nortn."".:vV :
iAmAtivrfrt the Union.
In April Fort
siiiiitei1 mKf upon y ,
lhri liR SoctssloiMslHait n lAa- i
.... , rif 4i.i4irTiMe,Corisefiuon'-
now fear iim Weyui:voc, ?y." . :
" i ,:,: let tho i iAnnan .v .. . (i ....
m oppoifou ,iy . iifi,oA- wv. I i, ... nrf,',riie'Ritmeom revoiu-v
tnrilrand bred uS again to, Icap.into
W? .i J.viKAVtf 'lAnlrTmr. risk
A friend writing us from
: "I have bceu out in the county oonvasfci
ing. I am delighted at the prospect. rAt
present, I claim Cumberland by 3(Kl against
Another from Robeson says:
- " We are very sanguine of success in this
countv. Your paper is a tower of strength.
iMr. Phillins' address contains the! "K;flx
of things." Even the most cominn-place
intellect, if saturated with its ahle principles
and teachings, cannot help being loo, uent
against a convention. y . 1
Another writing from Warren .says:;
"I send you nine subscribers to the J?ra.
I will not retain these to secure a lajrgerlist.
but lorwarcl tnem at once. Jveii ojie man
From Wayne a gallant Unionist 'and
old line Democrat writes : : 1
" We are well feleased with tlie Ed. The
Repdblicans here are a unit against t'onven
tion, and many old line Democrats will Vote
against v-onvention. x am no itepuDiican,
but I cannot go with mv Conservative
friends in favor of this unconstitutional
A', correspondent, writing us from
Johnston county tells how twenty-four
" soreheads " met in Simtmieldioh the
1st inst., to take into consideration the
or itj is f;
m made. Who can
ijieniber that may be formed
resworn ! son's and
T ?111. P.l 1
All the Swcp
are not dead vet.
VOTE AT THE RIGHT PLACE.
I jet the ioople remember that thq.tasi
. . t'onsn"ative Legidatun passel a law
which prohibits any one from voting
. anywhere in tho county except In his
own Township, anil lyi must be regis-J
teretl in hlfr Township liefore he; can
vote there'. 1 1 He must vote for or against
a Convention on a separate tkket. and
he m ust iilso vote ." for tl iu candidate or
(andi(Lites of his choice on a separate
ticket. The m1I holders must prepare
distinct I loxet for tlie different tickets.
All the votes for or against Convention
are to le put in tlie same box ; all tho
votes for the candidates must be put in
' another Ux. lie sure to boo that your
-tickets are put in the right boxes. , No
' doubt attempts will be made to deceive
y tHi'. . I f you can not read yourself , take
some mend with you to tho polls who
V can read, and who will see that you are
not cheated out Of your vote .by, its
. being put In the wrong box.-., , J
resist. ' yf :
The tettiinef, of. the 18th Inst., in an
article headed V State . Sovreignty, ?'
hints at the propriety of SieakcT War
ren and Jarvis disregarding the injunc
tion placed upon them by Judge Bond,
understood that tho. editor of the .&sn(
ml is cine of the appointees of j Messrs."
Warren ami Jarvis, and that the injuno
t Ion lias been served upon him as well
as u pon themi , . Wlil lie d. what Jio
advises litem to do? r Will he disreganl
tho injunction on the ground that Judge
Rood has no Jurisdiction over the mat
ter ? ; Will ho refdst Vthts radical, trick
to cheat and swindle the State out of its
property ? Barely; fieU i not afraid .tV
tlo wIiAtlio advises' oUter to do! ..-.Wo
await his' action in the matter, with
anxiety and much ' solicitude, prodictA
Ing, ' however,- that he will yield as
meekly as an Innocent lamb. .
i If tes' iuVtiVrtis :in lie settlV,by -Well it has been three jyears, and we Who can tell, for insfcince, wliat com
theCiairts, what a 'harvest for the law- have had two legislatures, and not a bi nations and "rings"! may be formed
virs f . . lint io it ilhhwi f n ttif thom dollar of tax has Ixhui laid yet. If their by capitalists and lawyers against the
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liv tlio 0irs? The Judires' have al- eonsciences held out so Jong, it may be
HM'U' 'dfclari'd the Convention unlaw
ful. Wiist istheuscofthoexiensc? But
tlKjr do i not mean to settle it by the
(urtrf. TheV niean force. In the last
Presidential ctiiiipaigii they: declared
tho present State Government unlawful,
and if ticeessaryi to Ik bniken up at the
lo!nt "of thelKtyonet. The'I'residential
election collie's, on next year again. It
is their platform still.. President Davis
has taken the stump, and declared that
"nothing1 lias been settled by the war."
that they can hold out a little longer.
We would not speak lightly of such a
subject,- if it were not a pretense of
A i mother gave her
plums, and after it had eaten them, it
ran to its. mother and said, now moth-
cr I've eaten the plums, and if you
don't give me a sixpence I'll swallow
the stones. These politicians are as
"t . r r
cunning as the child, and their; pre
tense is just as shallow. I If-you do not
them: try it. The truth
ponstitutlon imposes upon the Legis
lature no duty in regard t!o the public
(lett which would not bel if the Con
stitution had not mentioned the debt.
So far frprii the Constitution impos
tng neavy taxes, it does wliat no
Constitution has done before.
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more than two doMarson three hundred
dollars' i worth of , property, except for
I II.) Another objection
st it lit ion is the judicial sys
Give us back the old
they. ;. Yes, the child cries
for the bird
in the air, and .will get it before you
4ret the old things back agiiin. "
i They want the old County Courts,
Vice PresftkMit Stephens has become vc them a Convention, they will tax
Etlitor, and declared that what has '?u ,to death, say thev. Well, let
1.1 jinno ia vIjI . .'Atwi nvnrv uhprn them: try it. The truth is that the
the (ioYernnmit is' denouncexl and
hAted. 4 ' ';'(,s "; ' ', ;.'
, There are three departments of our
(iovernmeut. ( 1 ) The j Ijogislative,
The Legislature called the Convention
by a majority vote : and therefore we
have the judgement of a majority, of the
Jjegislature that the Convention .will V It forbids the Legislature to lay a tax
.'-,.- I i
be constitutional. But-then we have
their judgement that 'it will lie uncon
stitutional j for, they first, tried to pass
a bill which declared upon its faw tlud
a two-third vote was necessary.' Fail
ing in that tliey passed the present bill
by only a majority."" Make the most of
it then, and the LegisLtture is divided.
,(2) The Executive Department. The
Governor has ', declared it unconstitu
tional, and refused to execute itl (3)
The Judiciary. - Tho Judges of the Su
preme Court have declared it unconsti
tutional. How stands the case then ?
One of tho Departments doubtful and all the same? We have an entirely
divided, ahdthe other two Depart-1 cjanerent poinilation in thej Courts from
ments unanimous in the opinion that yha wc used to have : and is it not in-
the Convention will be. an unlawful and (dispensable--to have a Judge on the
Revolutionary., botbj'. . There has been blench to hold the Courts!? But then
one esse like it in the State of Rhode We have more J udges and worse -ones
Islands The United States Govern- than "formerly, say they!! We have
ment interfered and settled the dispute fewer now than most of the Statesj and
in favor of the old Government. Is it ve have more people jandj more puits
possible that the' people are prepared than formerly. As to badj Judges, no,
to be led Into a measure so plainly Rev- government and no times have been free
olutionaxy? Supposing the Constitution from tliein. We have twelve Circuit
to bo bad, there would be some excuse Judges: ! Six, of them go out of office
for this RjQvoluUonary mode Ibf changing next year, and thebthersix!, four years
It, if there - was no -other way. But hence, or six years, as some say. It
tlierd Is another.' beUcr than this' " bo- may be conceded that some of them are
sides Uk way of. calling a Convention I object ionable ;'one was decidedly so,
oy a two-imras Tte. , rne: juegisiature l onu nas resigueu, ami auuiuer put iu
can.proposo a chango m any particular, I his place who gives great satisfaction.
and all that, and
iAnd would there hot be
trates on the bench, and negro jurors,
Homestead? The lawyers are the
most influential class in anv oublic
body, jand capitalist. , next. Kvery
lxnly knows that these classes will
break up the present (Homestead law
as soon as they can. Men will go for
their interests. There are millions of
i old debts against principals and sure
ties, now hanging oyer the Home
steads. Kvery capitalist and lawyer is
interested in breaking up the Home
stead, j The capitalis j; to make his
money, and the lawyer to make1' fees.
Yet there is not one of them now. that
will tell you that he Is opposed to the
most feasible; way whereby
abolish all law and order!
dozen were addressed by
B. Saunders, (a lawyer,) w
spilt more blood, ic, during the late
War, than any other man in thj State,
except Lt. Col. J. Madison Loach, of
the 21st volunteers. .
Mr. B. R.'Hinhant-replied to Saun
ders' ravings in a manner which he
will long remember. Our! cori espoii-'
dent closes as follow.'
:. "Tlie people of Johnston are Jionest,
plain, working people. Tliey: donit want
any more Conventions. They are satixlied
witn tne nresent i;on.siituuon. which allows
them a homestead. They are afraid of this
iiew-fangled scheme ("oncocted by liVers
and lawyers alone. They wish toj-retain
what little h:is been left them by tlhd war
brought on bv such meir as C li. Sauiliders.'
A correspondent from Rocky Mount,
nder date of July ")th;'187ll writes as
know thafa; least; fahd'jprobajSl
throughout, .the 'SptMilj, .fhat ,party, , is
eontrolled .hv those: , who . inu-former
days were the most bitter f enenn
both: and who then denounced the
friends of either, as rudely as'tney VjQW
do, .Republicans., iThat party
South ihas never committed' dtself to
either doctrine, ' The truth4 -'1 1st ' tlie
World lay, - niantifactur ' .yery politic
plans tor the iulnern wiiig ot its.1 iar
ty, but it mistakes tho character bf! its
associates in every particular.1 i; Tho' iri-i
telligent and educated? property riol
ders of the, South Jiave, ,leen fprceil.ito.
see the i llepublicanipai'ty its? orily
safety -against anarchy arid revolution j
just as tlid riasses-'sce .in it1, then only
safeguard,; for personal, lAbery; tTo
t . j ai 1 1 it .: ' : . '
jLieiiiocmiM; liai iy ui uiu oouiu a uu
der the control of chiefs whd ! are either
the I fossilized' rpllcs'.'of the past
: ! i -t.M'j iVlllil',-. '.- '. I'
can never, oe maaQito, uncwrstan
tlie wqrld has-movetl in the- last teak
years, and ;Who, .are .respectable (front
their simplicity ;. or. of meu If of . tormy
passions, . whose : vital element- i. con-j
fusioii and disorder,' incapable by the
ductivei industry. Taking ) ad'antageJ
of the feeling naturally engendered ;byj
tne lato vju-, . iney; nave ; persuaueu it
good. many of the honest middle, class,
to believe in t their llly' irant.
their influence is well .nigh gone.
success, of the Republican party
sured .lor .years to come.; .iu..-.h?
ERNMEHT INETTT ADLt' 'IK TTf:
ORITV PLAN IS 1 CARRIED.
Suppose the Convention is cal
all the Executive and Judicial ,
of the State do not resist, but even
quiese in their removal , by the
vent ion, or Legislature. ; Suppose far
er, that under the new regime,
s convicted of murder, and is in
1 tell you they
do you believe
in favor of a
iioniesteau. They wi
are in favor of it. But
them? 'A capitalist
measure that keeps him out of his
debt ! A lawyer in favor of a measure
that is starving him to death ! No ;
they will break it up if they can, and
you who have your little homes may
tell your wives and children so. How
long have these capitalists and law
yers been in favor of the Homestead?
Judge jReade, in an opinion delivered
upon the stay law, six months before
the Homestead decision was' made, in
timated that the Court would sustain
the Homestead law, and such a howl
was never raised before against any
action of the Court, j The bar, the
press, and the capitalists all united to
denounce the Court as corrupt, and to
or a aeoter openly attempts: to
the State, with his property, and
arrested -and imprisoned? In
case then, suppose' appllcatioii is
to a federal - Jge'jthaV. .the -j'w
restrained of. his liberty. in violation of;
the Constitution,1 nnd states in .hw ai-.
ilication by whdni he4 was imprisoned, i
ana that it was, w;it ...the ;Javyete,adJ
rj-ufnsttuurjuuivt(i nurr any ihhiijii wie
State doubt that the sFedehtl i Judi?b
would release ' him J Upoii the ;crrounds
tliat' theStatej jfuclgqliad no pi) wei, thjt I
m lact lie was, a, usurper. . . ,1 lere tlieu a
coun- direct conflict is presented-!, what their?
Nash Shall We offer resistance td the5 KAlcral
authorities ?; We ,:trll.;tliatj and 1.4
'"burnt cluid, dredV.'the , fire.'' ; The
PederaLt Judges hassuniod jjurfsdl ?fion
that KirkJ had ho lawful rights W A
militia!?man; ' They Have ' eiijoineii
our Treasurer r frofn; oceiviug , certain
monies, the- Legislature .directed liira
to'roeeiVe. They haveienjoineH SjWk
lost nearly airbur proery. Co
lions ahd olutitin.'andfehall wc fol .
low tlife example of thd aesperato gau j
bier, who, when he'haS lost inOst of h ;
-ir- UV thri tmcertaiii chalices of tho j
died rx)x,'ris1sori ! ,last, thTtfwv tho
homo of his Wife and, chfldrbn. r
Wc should think that our pebple are
dirried away' by , bilriaHe,1'fony and i
madnpsf !f 'they .trust j the penep aiul
nrosoeritv of Uie StatoJ and. thej homes j
tl children. to tlierUn-
certain results pi a itevuiui
' "An ounce "of preyentioi y is
mSt 1 S1 T0 . !
pound of cure,' :J t N, . .'..,. j'
. if GovKllis and th'cj Suprenjc Court
in l8Ci , had thrown their moral ihfluf
. "An enthusiastic meeting of
from Nash, Kdgeeom bo and Wilson
ties, was held at Sharp's Stork ill
countv. on the 4th inst.
i "The meeting was addrossetl by. J.
SharD. the anti-Convention, candidate
Nash countv, in opposition to donvfentioh.
ii. W. Stanton, of Wilson county and David
Williams, of Nash county, and others, made
telling speeches against calling a-Conven
tion under the present mode." j j ;
A friend writing from South
Camden county,' July (id, 187i, says
". j - '
, "I have been an old line Whi? - 411 iy
life, anff have voted with the Conservative
farty ever since the war. I am still n old
ine Whig, and for that reason,' 1 shall opt
pose Convention with all niy strength and
infliiAiiAA nn "wrrvii hanF svlsfl Pom-
den after the first Thursday in Aligusit hext, f is1 Imperilled,' and-' ''that' tdo by'(?
von will find that she has trone not Cmven- I Jj -j .'J: t ! i.li.'. Is 4 " ' '' '
tion bv at least one hundred maioritV-. We rPs oi autnory,,;,,.
- r i -ii i. i iL-. J J I 1 1 r . 1.. i:ji r.
cannot anu wui not isuuiwn nasi new ijcevo-,
lution of the Conservative party," !-
ence against thb spirit t of ReypI ut Ion
which' then threatened the overthrow '
of the, government,, jne (err top. rc-wei ..
I ton might have? been pre veil i ed. ( The
pqbpie were for peace and , .the' Union,
but the Convention lejulers .were, bold,
. . i ,i. t .. j--'', 4 .' ' ., .
Unscrupulous ana reeiKiess, ianu.(iHi an
they' could to stir up passion anil preju
dice, andaljay tho apprehensions of the-
pebpie as (to the, cnsjcYiuences of rebel-
1 Jnn .. 1 i
... " -ii' 'II -i- t .;:n - ;-
"An ounce, of preyention''Jtlieji might
have .saved thousands of ,li vos and
Kent oil our sorrows, , niisioriunes unit
f 0ov dalci'weli 'and the Supreme Court
.have given. t'mpr hioral iinfiueuce, and
held up the "laws of, ,tlie land" as a
- . . i , r ' ' ' j i . ; . . .
pafe-gfuard against, the Nttnie .wiul,, un
scrupulous and reckless spirit of lie vol u
tion, which again threatens the ov
throw of the Ciovcrnment,' and t
jeace and security, of the people. t " :;
If ."this s ounce of ( jjrpyention'.' doeK
not avail, and. the people iorget. or hogj
lect their duty, and the i Revolution!
swampsover usagain, then ten thousand
pound of cure may not sdvc the ( State?
and pebpie from rum aii(l Idisgrace.'
BATTLE FOR WuRHOMESTEAbs.1 1
The artillery of; the, fric'inls of 1 Con-"
vention are id 1 cocked aiKlprlniiil and
leavily shotted with grape and (mister
ind leveled against tire Homestead.
On the third day. of,' August tlm'nv.itch
is-td be nnnlled; and1, a 3 deiidl
will be then made , upon the t lpoof men
of the State, v Hoihestead meii Ire you
prepare nftw ; ffl&i)Up ftip;ice,j nntfiui:
istolx; lost; theicrislHfilH.uiKftuyou; it
yon"fsuffep yourselws to'1 defeated
tjut-ni -JiAVb, no iMVloM'.hihie' but!
yourselves,,. ,you emiyin ,a, gcn-iou?l
victory,ify6u;w'illioiiiy1turu out to thej
polls dud - assert youririgHtSi If ynu
fail .t6dothi' ' ym will 'liefeiiftcT'hear
and your houseless.. arnjL i homeless ehil
dreti When-they ;.shall te thrned out of
r'Jaryis-, hnd Present WaMflWtri
enforcing , an , act . of. . the . Legislature.
Much, more tlien will they intcjifere
where thej life, or liberty of the ettlzch
We have reliable information from
i ii i ) .'Hi l
j It require but Jittle Xorebight to. pee
whither. we are drifting; An Ujlfgai
CkHiventiba,.cani,t rirtd-'wili Tarhrg'ltiri it
conflict (Sviui tUe5eegyej
Are" we prepared, foxXH essionlwas
to bo i peaceable. ! The governmeiit'-is
to deter the
decision. T But
Court with1 a
and submit tho change to a -vote of the
people. If, for instance, they want to
Much objection is made
cause he is what is
to another, be-
eaUed a carpet-
ridicule the opinion, and
Court from making the
the time come, and the
firmness which did it honor, and with
anility ana learning, which has never
been 'answered, did sustain the Home
stead, j -
What has changed
the capitalists and the press since then?
Wliat :is. the matter? jThey are not
changed. They were ; vanquished by
the decision of tlie Court and they have
drawn off their forces in ambush. They
sally, forth whenever they can do mis
chief. I They have already got the U.
S. Court in North Carolina to overule
the Homestead, aiid some of the capi
talists liave pretended to go and settle
in other States in order ti bring suit in
tlie UJ S. Court. They only feign to
be dead, as a viper may, to get a chance
to strike. Do not be deceived wiien
tliey tell you they are in favor of the
Homestead. They do not mean our
to be bvertu'med,!alid its advol4ttMt!sA!y
j. Surely .our , people , dq . not want,. find
certainly cannot stahdv another revolu
every quarter - of the State,
news is most glorioas. We confidently
believe that the majority, against Con
vention will exceed 20,000 j hle'Rei
publicans throughout the State with
the exception of a few unfledged -disci;
pies, who are under calico; influence, gftpdOtf.'
are a unit against convention. while ..:. .i; .;ijUjk i mil
thousands of honest old Democrats are ; hc' Xorlftf
manfully co-operating with jthetn to lizalthaty,ys iitt'is" &pHt'
save the country from the horrors Vof, that certain ad voltes of Convention in
another conflict with the United States different parts of the State re' qoiefj
government. , j f T pi:lreMonlkc
1 Friends of constitutional! liberty ans,inoy$
buckle on your annor and march o the. steads.; .What does Jthwunjean? hfctieiyi
polls on the 3d of August and vptej ,. No tell the people that -theCon veiition!ill!
Convention." If you do not, yoq lhay not Interfere s wlthltHe Jloiitesteid. Tliey1
again be forced to sh6utder iynl inus- a.iiof hcereV tHior-Vhy sp Jim
kets and march into the tented field. to ious tobuyiup.these e'lainis?.C KunnW
nil ji . . I ii . I . . , v
ngnt inrougn anotner , war w
the beuefit of office-seekers.'
you this day which you wHXcl
doors and iifade tty enduro thrt pitiless.
vei,your wiV amt:tyour,diiidreii
there, whiieyou have tho power inlyour
on!iii'nds tO'do'lso. M .i ii j.
t;i r n ii i it r
i ... . .
Convention, sliould. not faU 40 challenge !
tho Convention eantfidatts 'to w fio
fullj fa'pd .fait dis(yioH,rlfthe,'Chveh-'"
. V ., : I I 1 kit .ulu 1; Klin I i.Tl
called in , ;eacU TownJUp -. .0 vory
lit till ItgeW'ahd
rttgWnjMn Ml'coilhlrf'have !
ipf. tlm.selVe,-if nbfc'i fbnleil '.'hW 'I
demagogues i and . twuHliitrlc-kstenTi 1
Wfeay IWehjihat'W th6Totrgh''Vfgofi v
ged for however,- the Convention don't nieddlo
Cioose; with the irotnesteaa:1 iti.4 dt denied
i X lW W.pf.,objeckis to get rfoofthe
present.Supreme fCourt .Now at in well
Hon. O. IL Dockery is doing, yebman: known that the present Court has -deei-
service against Convention in
Fear country;; ..Gen.1 Alfred;
is a candidate against Convention
aMmQIWjorUyni,WilJ1U . onr
nents:.of! Convention in! eacli ,-oolinty
see to It that a thormn;t.
j m -u mJHDge Mitchell:,.. : 7'1 '
7 . 71 -v"vo;viiMndius tho 1
opinimi.: that the iYresent'lawJ i.rrji. i
TslM.an .eWjbii'is tq.be Kehf o.i J
3rd day of August, UmUiiioM
the Cape ded that the irrimf end bVhifif a
i l j. . ' jl '. " - 1 'i- r-n
to be.putj their. place hold tho .opporj
Con.- siteopihiori.. Let the' podrmeri of North
brgoly Carolina-whitd 1 arid ; dotedtako' a'
P ' 'InnfumtihptuiftiMa h ..fn.- -J ..,,;
'h"uniuniYi!niiontiir ? .
in, a short' tiine. amfVirVua i
Wz mchell 1 1
Vis -consti tut lonal'fl f iarfdi that Hit H- 'in i
f WIKUW. ,0lC narno ' 2Jn inna
m-XU ho lioi .ta,T, :iie ha j
nrt-rwMii JP L.-1. - M . . . ..
"vty uuvernor -Oralianl's CYmK-eiV-flon,
scjheihD.' Why has hot ti.enm
can set Judge Mitchell right? Do telll