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tor tho Carolina lira.
Major Hobbin Introduces a Bill.
i.i:tti:i: i i:m timothy takih "CKirr
TO HIS 15KTSY.
Uai.kigii, Nov. 22, 171.
Bf.tsv: Vou .will no loubt
U surpriol when you pot a printed
1. ttT'lroni ino, lut as you can't road
writing, I wont to Tiik Kka office and
pt Mr. llanos to print thin. letter for
nn. Ho pr.imol to print all the unell
in riht, x that folks won't lauj?li at
mo a.--" they do at 3Ir. Jo. Tumor for
'". bad siilin.
Will, Betsy, 1 do wish 'you were
hero. The legislature met lat Mon
dav, and I wont up to the State house
o mo it. I went into the Senate first.
It w.n about one hour N-fore it met,
hut I found Maj. Mac Bobbins at his
jxist. Ho was a standing" behind his
desk, holding a bill In his hand. Said
I, how are you, Major?' but he kept
m hiking towards the Sioakers stand,
Mini didn't say a word. I thought he
was studying up a Speech, and so I
didn't say anything more, but I just
watched him. lie kept his eyes on
that Speaker's stand, and he didn't
wink or blink for a level hour. Bimeby
Mr. Warren heeamelimpingalongand
started up to the Speaker's chair. Just
as his foot touched the first tep, Maj.
Bobbins sang out, "Mr. President, I
wi-h to introduce a hill."
Mr. Warren looked at him, sort of
sad like, and he says: "The Senator
from Bowan will please wait awhile."
Then Mr. Warren made a little sicoch
to the Senate, and just as he started to
it down, Maj. Bobbins, he says right
loud, "Mister Provident, I wish to in
IriHluco a bill."
Mr. Warren sort of d rawed up one
-orner of his mouth, and he says:
"The Senator will please wait awhile."
Then he told the Clerk to call the roll
and s-e if they were all there. Just as
the Clerk go't through with the last
name, I heard Maj. Bobbins say:
" Mister President, I wish to introduce
a bill." '
Mr. Warren was whisiK-ring to the
Clerk, and made pretends like he didn't
hear him, hut Maj. Bobbins couldn't
be snowed under in that way, so he
cleared his throat, and he said, real
loud, "Mister President, I wish to in
troduce a bill."
Mr. Warren begun to look mad, and
he said : " Bills can't be introduced yet
the Senate ain't organized."
I looked at Maj. Bobbins and exact
ed to see him sit down, but tjiere ho
stood. Some .of the folks began to smile,
but Maj. Bobbins didn't see 'em. lie
kept a looking at Mr. Warren, and a
holding his bill in his hand.
Mr. Warren then said, "the Clerk
reports a quorum present," and before
vou could wink your eye, Maj. Bob
bins raised his right hand and reach
ing as far as he could over the desk in
front of him, he says: " Mister Presi
ident, I wish to introduce a bill."
I never did see a man look so wish
ful ln-fore, and I did wish 31 r. Warren
would let him introduce his bill, but he
said they couldn't do anything until
they got a message from the House.
But he might as well have loon speak
ing to one of them pillars. Maj. Bob
bins he just stood there. I seen one of
Mai. Bobbins' friends get up and go up
to Mr. Warren and whisper something
to him. I fully expected one of the
in.'inler.swas dead and needed burying
right oil", but none of 'em wan't dead.
Mr. Warren sorter winked at Maj. Bob
bins, and Maj. Bobbins replied in them
Mine words: "Mister President, I
w-a-n-t t-o i-n-t-r-o-d-u-e-e a bill."
Croat drops of sweat won standing on
his forehead, and his words were so
full of pleading tenderness, that they
went .straight to Mr. Warren's heart.
1 kiw a groat big tear of sympathy roll
down .Mr. Warren's cheek. as he. sa id:
" The Doorkeeper. will wait on the Sen
ator from Bowan." I knew Capt. Bob
erson, the Doorkeeper, was getting
mad, by the way he chewed his tobac
co, and just as Mr. Warren said what
he did, Capt. Boberson he started at a j
full run towards Maj. Bobbins. (iuil
n.rd Christinas. Assistant Doorkeeper,
he come a running from the other side
of the Hall, but Capt. Bolerson had the
?-tart of him, and '.would have got the
bill out of Maj. Bobbins' hand, but he
struck his .shin real hard against the
corner of a desk, and waile he was
stooping down rubbing his shin, affec
tionate like,(iuilford jumped clear over
him, knocked oir five or six law books,
grabUtl the bill, and went ofT towards
the Clerks desk, just like one of them
Indians we saw at the l air, when he
got the ball. I've seen Paxton's horse
trt, and I've seen them Indians run,
but Cuilford Christmas can leat 'em
all holler. I never did see a man look
.so relieved like as Major Bobbins, then.
He just smiled all over. I know he
was the happiest man in town.
The , Clerk he got up and read as fol
" Be it enacted by the Ccneral As
sembly of North "Carolina, and it is
herebv enacted by the authority of the
same, That all the amendments to the
present Constitution of North Carolina
which wfcre agreed on by the Demo
cratic Executive Committee during the
week of the late State Fair, are hereby
declared a part of said Constitution."
That was Maj. Bobbins' bill.
Mr. then said: "Well, I think
its time to adjourn,"aml they all draw
er, their live dollars a piece, and ad
journed. Now, Betsy, I ain't been here long
enough to know anything about par,lia
mentarv law, but a gentleman near me
he said: " That's all wrong. Maj. Bob
bins will have to introduce that bdl
a nin. The Senate c-an't do anything
uTitil the legislature organizes, and
there ain't no quorum in the House of
Commons." 1 do hocif they do force
Maj. Bobbins to introduce his bdl
a g:un, that Mr. Warren won't keep
him waiting so long next time. I am
going to see the House of Commons to
morrow, when I will write to you again,
Bets v.. I am yours,
Just like I was,
For the Carolina Era.
Senator Graham's Attack on Gov.
It would keep 'a person constantly,
and diligently, and laboriously employ
ed to answer and refute all the slan
ders uttered by gore-headed Democrats
against Republicans, hence it is seldom
that anv one troubles himself to notice
the malicious attacks made by these
vipers. I hope I may be pardoned for
railing the attention of the public to
one of these attacks by the portly and
dignified Senator from Orange, on
Thursday, upon Governor Caldwell.
Mr. Graham asserted in his remaks
on the floor of the Senate 44 that the
" Board of Directors appointed by the
Governor leased the Road, and that the
State's proxy must have been appoint
ed with the understanding that heirft
to confirm the lease." Now, did! the
portly and dignified Senator intend to
make the impression that the Directors
appointed by Gov. Caldwell leased the
Road, and that the proxy appointed
by him confirmed the lease? s Every
candid and truthful man will respond,
ccrtainlv that was what Mr. Graham
i intended to do. The portly and digni
j fktl Senator well knew that the Dirco
; tors and proxy appointed by Gov. C,ald
i well had nothing whatever to tlo jvith
the lease; that they did not organize
and have not organized up to this time.
The portly and dignified Senator far
i titer Ktm that ."the people of North
! Carolina will not believe in thesinceF-
ity of the Governor." The portlykmd
dignified Senator knowing his own lack
' of sincerity feels that every hotly J else
is afflicted with the same moral obliqui
; The portly and dignified Senatorial:)
asid that " the great length of theKes
sion of 18G3-'G! was owing to the
i want of parliamentary knowledge on
the part of the presiding officer." I All
! that is necessary to say in reply to jthat
J part of the portly and dignified Sena
tor's speech is to refer the reader Ui the
i Senate Journal 1SGS-'G pages 088 'and
i G.0, where may le found the following:
j Mr. Graham presented the follow-
ing resolution, which was unanimously,
j adopted : I
"Itemhed, That the thanks of Ithis
Senate are tendered to the Hon. Tod It
! Caldwell, President of the Senate,! for
'thedignitv, impartiality and ability
j with which he has presided over its
Be it remembered, this is the same
Mr. Graham who made the onslaught
upon the Governor in the Senate .Thurs
day, and who said that the great
length of the Session of lWs-'OD Kvas
owing to the want of parliamentary
knowledge on the part of the presiding
officer, Gov. Caldwell. . ; I
The portly and dignified. Senator from
)range must have been very insincere
on the 10th day of April 1800, when he
introduced and voted under oath for the
above resolution, or he must have been
so on Thursday when he made his fierce
leoeh in the Senate. Let him take
whichever horn of the dilemma
uleiises. the neonle will
much in hi sincerity.
One word of advice to the portly
dignified Senator and I will be done
It will 1 better for him to try to
i.nr tho balance of his davs upon
mrmtntinn nf his father, than to tr
make any hotly believe that he has jiny
tibifitu. imnnrtialitv or sincerity.' As to
mock dignity that is fully
- . 1- LIS I A . JT.. II.. wmw
For ihe Carolina Era.
Mkssks. Editors: Mr. Jo. Turner
editor of The Sentinel, states in his pa
per of 27th, that 41 Billy Smith " (I pre
sume he means me,) was one of;the
combination who tried to have the pub
lic printing put out to the lowest bid
Mr. Turner is one of the most un
grateful men I ever knew. If he will
look at the proceedings of the Senate
before he had my scat vacated in that
body, he will see me recorded as liv
ing voted against the 44 lowest bidder,"
and with the Democratic side of the
house. My reasons forgiving that vote
was not the same, I presume, as jny
Democratic friends. They gave f he
vote to secure Mr. ..Turner the printing,
thinking he could make money j-byl it,
1 had been in the public printing a few
weeks, and got badly bit. !
i Knowing my friend Turner would hot
44 write a book,". I was somewhat like
an old friend of mine in Johnston, who
got broke hv a saw mill. His name
was Jones, and his worst enemy kept a
grog-shop in his ncighljorhood. ; Jones
had tried every way possible to break
him down; a he was a nuisance to the
community. Rut it was to no purpose.
Finally Jones became very friendly
with the grog-seller, and persuaded
him to buv a saw mill. Some one ask
ed Jones why his friendship and id
vice to the grog-seller, after such enmi
ty. "Ah!" said Jones, "if he buys
Jhat saw mill, he is a busted man, and
we will get clear of him and his grog
shop, too." .
' I voted against the " lowest bidder "
receiving the public printing, believing
Mr. Turner would get the printing if
that obstacle was out of the way,'and
if he has not "busted" ana gone oatK
to little "Eno" it is because the long
ems are longer than the short m s.
, V. A. SmIti
i It....- I.r.i...T ftt-t-I.- Tl HinK' VltOM
tiik PriiLic CSazk. It is nmusiup; find
ridiculous, too, to seo how readily and rav
enously tlio radical horn-blowers seize kip
on the "most trilling circumstances, wifli a
view to make a little oapitol to help them
selves out of the puMie jraze. They are like
the mean, and contemptible culprit, "Who;
when hiscrime i-s made so manifest needn't
deny it, strives to escape the public gaze
and" scorn by directing attention to sjme
other guilty associate. The radicals do his
thing constantly, and suggest the most p )si
tive falsehoods in order to shelter them
selves, if hut lor a moment. Sentinel.
If the above is intended for usev ?ry
reader of The Era knows how unjust
and unfounded it is. j We have shown
no disposition to defend fraud and cor
ruption in the Republican any more
than the Democratic party. And wjien
rJ7te Sentinel suggested that the Auditor
of Public Accounts had passed upon jibe
Public Printer's bills, with the appar
entviewof "dirt. ting attention to a
supposed guilty associate," we answer
ed that we were not to be detered by
any such suggestion- 44 that we intend
etl to have the truth, no matter ichd, or
ichat party, mightsufferinconsequeiicc.
And we repeat the declaration, j I
But the fact is that The Sentinel lias
been doing just what it charges others
with doing. It has done everything In
its power to divert attention from
matter of the Public Printing, bu
The Chronicle says: "Mrs. Patterson,
daughter of ex-President Johnson, at a re
cent agricultural fair in Tennessee, toot the
first premium for the best butter. She, was
a splendid housekeeper when at the Volute
House, and a most estimable womaiij al
ways. If Andy had followed her advice
il.l not have fallen on the but-
ill miv -
v- .... t ,t- u i- sun We understand
iu r. it x j & m - j - - -
there is some difficulty with the gallant fel
lows who man the steam fire engine, Jtdsctie,
So. 1, inasmuch as they are unable to beet
their " promise to pay " for the Machine
which said promise was made uponj the
faith of subscriptions made, and whieh jhave
not all leen paid. If this difficulty does ixist,
we should be pleased to see our City Com
missioners foot the I bill. That Machine
must not go back to the parties from whom
it was purchased.
jAll Letters relating to Subscription or
Advertisements, must be addressed to WM. M.
BROWN, Business Manager.
All Registered Letters can be sent at our risk.
Snbserifers receiving their papers with a
i cross Ut mark, may know that the time for
which they subscribed w nearly out, and
unless they renew, after receiving three
papers, with a cross mark, their papers will
"W. AVHITAKKR, - - liMitor.
-THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 1871
Local, State and General Items.
IIkaktuful Kxeiumsk. Rolling balls on
a ten pin alley.
Queen Victoria's donation to Chicago is
live hundred pounds.
AVake Jail groans under the pressure of
a large number of prisoners.
Good uvk, Boss ! From last accounts,
Tweed, the Democratic thief, was packing
up to . " leave his country for his. country's
jrood." . '
The JYco Xortlt State says Drs. Bailey,
Comstock and Hempstead, from New York,
are in fireenslkiro', with splendid dogs and
guns, for the purpose of hunting.
The family of Dr. Winder, Albany, X. Y.,
were poisoned from eating herrings, evi
dently tainted with arsenic. We copy this
item,'' as precautionary hint, and to save
the State fnn a heavy coffin bill. '
A few dutvs ago a ten-dollar' bill made its
way into the First National Bank of Gard
ner, Mass., upon which was written the fol
lowing : This is the last of $10,000 left me
by a fond and devoted father. All spent in
lifpior and other dissipation." Exchange.
That's an old ten dollar bill. The same
item went the rounds of the papers thirty
years agev slightly altered; only as to bank.
The New North State Fetzer, editor,
Greensboro', X C, first number on our ta
blewell gotten up editorials well written
Republican, out-and-out well worthy
the liberal patronage of the party. May it
live, flourish, and do much good in its pa
triotic mission. Terms, 2.
Sad Death. The Battleboro' .Advance
says, Miss Mary Westray died suddenly at
her home in Xash county one day Last week.
She ha been laboring under derangement
of ihe mcntalVaculties for some time. The
immediate cause of her death was sup
posed to be a burn received the day before.
The U. S. Circuit Court re-convened in
this city on Saturday last, but adjourned
the June Term, without transacting any
business of importance.
The Winter Term commenced yesterday,
Judge Brooks presiding. It is understood
Judge Bond will not attend this Court
having passed by, Friday, to hold Court in
Columbia. Hon. Reverdy Johnson was on
the same train, going out as Counsel for the
He Declined. We learn from tho SVh
tincl that auditor Adams refused to audit
an account presented by the public printer,
a day or two since, on the ground that it is
charged" that the public printer has already
qverdrawn; and the matter is now pending
before the legislature, for investigation.
That looks like a prudent step, and is no
cause for the billingsgate hurled at Mr.
Adams by the Sentinel. Surely, if the pub
lic printer owes the State $3,000, or any sum,
he can't expect to continue to suck the ilab
bv teat of his old mother.
Aim est; of a 'Murerer. A telegram
fi;om Baltimore, of Nov. 23, says: "The
Marshal of the Police of this city received
on Wednesday evening a telegram from the
Sheritf of Hertford county, N. C, stating
that a man named T. H. Evans was mur
dered the previous night at Haroldviile,
Hertford -'countj-, by one Jackson Belch,
who was supposed to have made his way to
Baltimoro. Within an hour after the dis
patch was received Belch was arrested. To
day ho made a full confession, and was
committed to await the action of he Gov
ernor of North Carolina.
Grant for President. The man, who
for ;i moment seriously contemplates the
defeat of V. S. Grant, for the re-nomination
for -President, is one of several things: A
mistaken lunatie, blockhead or befuddled
dunce. There is no opposition to (Jen.
Grant, save with and among the Democra
cy and that amounts to no opposition.
Some papers have been parading the name
of Gon. Butler as the "coming man" for
tho nomination but, Gen. Butler nails that
falsehood to the counter, in the following
letter to the New York Standard.
Boston, November 22, 1871.
John Iiius-iell Young, Editor of the 2few York
Sir: A silly paragraph stating that I am
engaged in' some conspiracy with certain
eminent gentlemen therein named to defeat
the nomination of President Grant is so ex
tensively circulated in tho newspapers as to
require contradiction. .
I have neither said, thought, nor dreamed
of such a thiflg, nor do I believe the other
gentlemen named therein have done so.
When I make a conspiracy for any purpose
it will not appear in the newspapers until
Respectfully, Ben. F. Bctler.
Debate out side a Den. Mr. Shake
knees held in his hand the last K. K.
Monitor, and read the proceedings of the
"legislator," on the introduction of certain
offensive resolutions, adopted by " radikil
niggers." (A solemn silence prevailed.)
Mr. Cleanconscience'said, "I told you
howit'dbe." Y'ou've "got your foot in,"
and getting out is the question ; but come
61(i .'and for the future, " Let all the ends
thou aimest at," Ac. j But my friends, I'm
afraid we'll fall !
Mr. Mandamus said, "Fall! h ! Don't
I stand square up, and vilify and abuse the
Radikils ! and whose fell yit ! Don't I fol
low them into their offices, and tell 'em
they're walking demijohns, and all that !
and ain't I standin! Tell me about " my
country and truth!" and all such stuff!
.We' ve got no " ends " to aim at, but the end
of the' d nigger ! Fall, h ! 'Aint we
sailing under, two flags ! And when one
trails, we can histe the other ! Fall; h V '
Mr. jtedbreast wad clearly of the opinion
that liis friend who had just spoken, was
quite too profane, and failed to give the
subject that calm consideration to which it
was entitled, and therefore moved an ad
journment, for reflection.
The mau with the disguise on ejaculated,
41 Them's mv sentiments, O Lord !"
JcDOfi Cannon. The Charlotte bemo
rrat, with a degree of fairness not practiced
by a majority of tho Democratic press in
North Carolina says: " We have been led
to believe (by verbal and uewspaper re
ports) that Judge Cannon was the greatest
fool who ever pretended to preside as Judge,
but the following paragraph from the Wins-
ton Sentinel leaus us io suppose inai. wu
S have been deceived or misinformed:"
"The inemljers of the bar who have been
practicing before Judge Cannon speak very
complimentary of him as an honest, upright
and courteous officer, who desires to faith
fully and impartially discharge his duty.
His courtesy is highly appreciated by the
bar of his Judicial district, tho more so as
the exercise of such a virtue is so very rare
in the Judiciary of the district."
The Salem rress, Democratic, also, docs
Judge Cannon simple justice in the follow
ing "Judge Cannon presided with dignity,
courtesy, impartiality, and most wonder
ful patience. He has won golden opinions
from the bar of this Circuit, all of whom
! concur in pronouncing him a fair and hon
' est Judge. Even our citizens, who have
j not had much. confidence in their Judges of
late years, seern to look upon Judgo Can
non as an exception to the general rule."
The Missouri Democrat, in a well written,
bold and unanswerable leader, thus speaks
in reference; to the administration of Gen.
Grant: "The administration has been bold,
positive and outspoken. Its policy and pur
pose are manifest as the light.. It sustains
the Constitutional Amendments; it enfor
ces tho laws; it reduces taxation ; it faithful
ly collects the revenue ; it pays eight millions
of the public debt, on an average, every
month ; it punishes defaulters with all the
rigors of the law; it economizes in the pub
lie expenditures, so far as consistent with
the public engagements and with the inter
est and prosperity of the nation; it promotes,
in every practicable way, civil service re
form ; and it favors general amnesty just aa
rapidly as the Democratic Ku Klux will
The Chronicle contains the following piece
of news. We had heard something of the
sort, before, but not in a shape to warrant
publicity: " Witnesses examined before TJ.
S. Commissioner Ho werton, at Thomasville,
N. C, on the 18th inst., testify that Hon.
James Madison Leach, member of Congress
from the 5th district, is a prominent member
of the Ku Klux order, having been initiated
in May or June last. A warrant, it is sta-
l ted, has been issued for Mr. Leach's arrest.'
J We have heard other rumow, which, for
(prudential reasons, we decline to notice.
But, wo can say this much, that the start
ling news we referred to, a week or two
since, is rapidly coming to light. The
"King" will -finally be. reached, whoever
he may be.
Nigiit School. First class in spelling
all in a row :
Now, Tommy, can you spell Flea, a little
insect? Welltry: "ive" Correct!
What washe name of Gen. Washington's
wife? " I know I know Martha !" Well,
spell Martha: "Mar-thyT Correct!
Eno, did you go to Robinson's circus?
" Y'cth-sir ! twid I seed a lion !" Clever lad !
Can you spell lion ? " Yeth-sir ! Ly-on .'"
Did you ever go to a Theatre? "Two
times! and I seed 'em play Damon and
Pythias!" Well, Eno, can you spell
Pythias? "Yeth-sir: Pit-he-us " Cor
rect! Now put up your looks, and play Ku
Our next Governor. We have noticed
that some of our friends have been putting
the name of Col. Samuel Carrow forward as
a candidate for Governor. This is a hasty
move ; and as there is quite time enough to
canvass the claims of aspirants, we trust
the matter will not be opened up for the
present. We shall elect our candidate but,
it is unnecessary to speak of Col. Carrow in
that connection, as we know, or have rea
son to know, that he neither desires, nor
will accept the nomination.
Hon. Joseph W. IIolden. Tho many
friends of this gentleman, will be glad to
hear, that he is in harness again, as asso
ciate editor of the Leavenworth, Kansas
Times. The Times, in the person of Joseph
W. IIolden, has called to its aid, talent of
the first order, and a young man as brave
as he is talented ; and we predict, that 'he
will make his mark in the home of his adop
tion, of which, his friends and relatives in
North Carolina, will feel proud.
They Kill, astiiey oo. United States
District Attorney Wells, of Mississippi,
writing to a friend in Washington City, un
der date of the 18th inst., says: "TheKn
Klux or hell-hounds two nights ago killed
one of the United States Deputy Marshals,
named C. H. Wisler, an important witness
against the Ku Klux, and formerly a soldier
of the Union army.. He was assassinated
in cold blood in his own house, and in the
presence of his wife and two children. The
assassins have not been apprehended."
From tho best information, tho LegislaT
ture need' nt trouble its wits to unseat Gov.
Vance and seat some one else. The Chron
icle nays: "Ex-Senator Abbott,-of North
Carolina, will arrive here next week. We
understand that he proposes to present his
claim to.-a seat as Senator from his State,
before the Senate Committee, in a most full
and complete form. It is claimed by those
who have examined the question, that his
legal positions are impregnable, and that
there can hardly be a doubt but that the re
port of the committee will be in his favor.
They Continue to Puke.-The Hickory
Tavern Eagle of the 23rd inst., says : " J ohn
Sims, of Newton, came here last-Monday
and voluntarily confessed being in the raid
on Andrew Ramsour, last spring a year
ago. He said ho was one of those that
whipped Ramsour. In reply to our remark
that the law was very severe in such cases,
he said he didn't care, they could do no
more thanill him and he didn't care how
soon. He said he had been troubled a
great deal and was indifferent as to what
thev did with him.
The Washington Chronicle. The
people of North Carolina are deeply inter
ested in the events to come off during the
ensuing year. Washington City is the po
litical headquarters of the Union, and eve
ry thinking man should take a Washington
paper, and we recommend the Chronicle as
reliable, both as to the political situation,
and the current news of the day, and we
should be glad to knoAV that our people
have subscribed, liberally, for the Chronicle.
The finest lot of mules that we have laid
eyes upon since the war is now at Wads
worths Livery Stable. Charlotte Observer.
Take another peep into your mirror.
Republican majority irt Illinois,; nearly
Hon. John Pool and family are in Wash
Dr. W. II. Rowland, the horse tamer, is
billed for Weldon, in December.
The Methodist Annual Conference tfn
venes in Charlotte on the 29th inst.
Sensible. Water proof cloaks and thick
sole shoes are on the fashion plates for lad ies.
,The Wilmington7bfviaZ has discovered
that there are no U. S. Troops in Simpson
. The last Tarboro Southerner . announces
"the death of Maj. W. P. Lloyd, and of Mr.
Thos. W. Hussey. " f
We regret to learn that W. E. Peace, Esq.,
of Granville, was murdered at his Own home,
a few days since.
Manix, of the Newborn Times has turned
doctor! and publishes a cure for corns.
Poor, cripple !
The Biblical Recorder appears in a new
dress, and new proportions,' and says the
James Robinson fired a pistol at the head
of the Editor of the Pittsburg Leader. A
good dodge no harm done.
Maj. Ifearne, of the Carolinian, proposes
to buy out the Sentinel establishment, pro
vided a good title can be made.
Deputy U. S. Marshal Neff left Wilming
ton a few days since, w ith Jacob Keller, in
charge, for the Albany High School.
It is estimated that 10,000 of New York's
fair daughters, have touched the hand of the
Russian Prince but narry one his heart!
Samuel H. Morton was arrested in New
bern last week, for leading a horse off, some
twelve months ago, the property of another.
A company of fifty firemen, from Wil
mington, Delaware,; visited Wilmington, in
this State, ou(he 20th inst. They were " slip
The Recipe, so graciously offered us, by
the local of the Times for making cider, is
the same old "pot liquor" he was raised
on! Thank ye! would'nt take a drap.
Olive Looax, a female heist, puts her
self up as a leeturist, to be criticised and
made fun of, by the local editors North.
She'd better hire out as some good man's
No, I Thank You ! The telegraph an
nounces that acting Governor Conley, of
Georeria. vetoes the bill ordering a special
election to fill the vacancy created by Bul
: R. T. Long's majority over K. II. Worth
ey, will reach, probably, 200. .The people of
Richmond and M6ore have signified, by
their votes, that K. H. is ?m-Worthey of
2Stii District. We are indebted to Col.
Perry for the vote in this district to fill the
vacancy caused by the resignation of Sena
tor Ledbetter. R. T. Long, Republican, is
elected by 143 majority.
Constant Gray, two days after he murder
ed Wm. Matthis, by cutting his throat, cut
his own throat, and made a fatal job of it.
Thus writes R. F. Hackett, from Wilkes
boro', to the Charlotte Democrat.
Will the Pope vacate Rome? It is
telegraphed across the Atlantic that he will,
when a bill is presented in the Italian Par
liament convening that lxdy in session in
the Holy City.
We have just received the startling infor
mation, by the grapevine cable, that Prince
Alexis, accepts our offer of a 'Possum sup
per provided he lives to pass the difficult
ordeal to which he is being subjected in New
Upon a requisition from Gov. Caldwell
upon the Governor of Virginia, Maj. H. M.
Miller brought QJJryan to this City Wed
nesday. Bryan entered into bond of $300
for his appearance at Granville Court, and
proceeded to walk about.
One Thousand Dollars Reward, The
Government offers 1,000 reward for the re
arrest of Ballard, who escaped from the N.
Y. jail Tuesday night. He is considered
tho most dangerous counterfeiter in the
Perquimans. Henry White, Sheriff of
Perquimans county, settled with the Treas
urer on Monday last,' paying in five -thousand
three hundred and twenty-six" dollars
and sixty-four cents as follows : Total gen
eral taxes, 3,057.57; total special taxes,
$1,985.70; total taxes for educational pur
poses,1 $289.37. .
Sentenced to be Hung. Martha Math
ews, says the Western Sentinel of the 23rd,
charged and convicted at the present term
of this Court of the murder of her child, was
sentenced on last Friday morning by Judgo
Cannon to be hung in the public square on
Friday the 19th day of January next.
Weldon, according to the Roanoke JVeus,
is the place to locate, if you desire to live to
a good old age. .That paper says : " In these
confined limits there are living 14 men
above 00 years of: age, several far beyond
that; and 13 women from 50 to 75 years
The Colon' at Old Fort, says the Vindica
tor, have laid off a town with three streets
each a mile in , length, and divided the
grounds into lots at 50 each. A number of
buildings are being erected, and a young
Lowell will soon spring up under the active
energies of the Colony who mean business.
- Tom Ma-ho, colored hand employed on
tho N. C. Roilroad, was run over 4iis even
ing at the Hillsboro depot by the freight
train going up and so badly hurt that the
amputation of both legs is deemed necessa
ry. Poor fellow ! we pity him. Hillsboro
Mayho is well known in this community
among the colored people. Mayho was an
honest man, and reliable, or he could not
have retained a place on the Road.
Alas! poor Zeb! They won't "turn
himV into bis seat in Congress and his
friends in the Legislature are about to de
clare "his seat vacant H That is the ridic
ulous, with the superlative piled on ! It's
been vacant for some time and more, he
never had that seat.
FLUTTERlJro.-ff ho introduction into tho
Legislature of tho petition asking that cer
tain members be . requested to "go b.olnV:
created a fluttering sensation, and was the
cause of the utterance of strong language.
We do not knowuoi" profess to know, who,
if any, of tlie members of the General As
sembly have, or now belong, to the Ku
Klux organization, j We believe, from evi
dence introduced in our courts," that such
an organization exists, and that much per
manent injury has resulted therefrom to the
prosperity of our State, to say nothing of
the pe: sonal wrongs suffered by innocent
men, women and children. We are right
glad to bear testimony to tho fact that thq
term, "KuKlux,!" is becoming odious. That
the "Dens" are becoming disorganized, and
sick, and that many a lion has leen. shorn
of his mane, and become as sheep, hamper
ed powerless to alarm, or to commit fur
ther excesses ; and we entertain tho liveliest
hopes, that all the guilty parties will even
tually be brought to the surface, expose!,
and rewarded according to their crimes.
But we should be equally pained to be ap
prised of the fact, that one innocent man
has been made to suffer for the acts of the
guilty; therefore, we hope the Legislature
will, at ones proceed to purge itself of every
charge, either made directly or indirectly,
of Ku Kiuxism. I t
Death ok H. Amanda Brown. We an
nounce to-day, in the appropriate column,
the death of H. Amanda Brown, - daughter
of the business manager of this office, Mr.
W. M. Brown. Amanda was stricken down
suddenly, by that jgreat enemy to infants,
croup. Tender, iuj years scarce two years
of age, this littlej bud was the pet of the
household. Endowed with extraordinary
sense, for one so young, her loss will be the
more keenly felt, j by sorrowing parents.
" It is well with tho child !" What consola
tion in these words!, to a christian father and
mother. ! I
At a special election held in the counties
of Moore and Richmond, last Thursday, to
fill a vacancy iu the Legislature, caused by
the resignation of Senator Ledbetter, it is
pretty -well ascertained that Long, Republi
can, beats Worthey, Democrat. Again to
the Republican side. r
j MARRIAGES :
Married, on Wednesday morning the
15th inst., at the residence of Samuel Scar
borough, by Elder Jos. H. Foy, Mr. D. M.
Stanton, of Wilson county, to Miss Mary
Scarborough, of Lenoir.
Died, in this City, on Sunday,' Nov. 2Gth,
at 121 o'clock, p. m., Harriet Amanda,
infant daughter of W. M. & F. E. Brown,
aged 2 years and 5 months. ' ' - ,
i 'j BY-- - '!
POOL !& 'MORING,. !
Grocers and dommission Merchants,
Corner Wilmington and Martin Sts.
COTTON per IbJ,
CORN per bushel, - - -OATS
per hundred, - - -FLOUR
North Carolina Family,
b l.UUt iJammore r amuy,
BAC'OiN per id.,
SALT per sack,
MOLASSES Cuba. new.
" ' i Sugar House,
CORN MEAL per bushel,
., Retail Prices."
" - i BY
MARCOM & ALFORD,
Grocers and Commission Merchants,
APPLES dried, I - - -
1 00 (&l 50
BACON Baltimore smoked,
11 (cd 112
: strips, i -i
N. C. Hams, -
" 3 (a)
BUTTER per ft:
BEESWAX per lb., -BEEF
on hoof,! - - -
" - per quarter, -COFFEE
per ft., - -CHEESE
COTTON YARN per bale,
CORN per bushel, - -CHICKENS
per piece, -EGGS
per dozen, -FLOUR
FODDER per 100 lbs., -HAY
per 100 lbs., - -.
HIDES green, per lb., -
" 1 dry, per lb., -HERRINGS,
NJ C per bbl..
LEATHER per lb., -LARD
per lb., j - -MOLASSES
ner szallon. -
15 Qy 20
s 00 fell 00
1 00 (iijl 25
10 (a) 12
7 50 (a,8 00
30 (a) 40
33 a 0
!K) (jj)l 20
75 (di 80
OATS per bushel,
per 100 lbs.,
TnT?Tv - -i I -
00 (a, I 00
85 fel 00
40 () . GO
40 $ 50
POTATOES irish,per bush.,
" sweet, per bush.,
SUGAR crushed, -
" ; extra C, - - ' . -"
I P. R.,i - - -"
; common, " -
SALT per sack, - -TALLOW
per Jb., -VINEGAR
per gallon, - :
i Cotton Markt'ls
i ! BY
GEORGE T. STRONACH,
Dealer in Cotton and Xaval S(oves,
Market iand Martin Streets.
Receipts at Raleigh, - - - 40 balers.
For shipment from Rai i gh. . - -
For storage, - - -
Sales yesterday; - - - ;
quotations : I j
Ordinary, - U - - - . i j
Good ordinary, j - - ' "
Low middling, j - - - - lWbl
Middling, -i ! - - - -
IX Granvii,le County, j
Superior Court, November 2d, A. D., 1S71.
The petition of Lunsford A. Paschall, or
Granville county, aforesaid, administrator
with the will annexed de bonis non of
James M. Bullock, deceased, plaintiffs,
j I against
William M. Sneed and wife, Sarah A. Sneed,
James M. B. Hunt, Susan B. Alston and
her husband, Joseph R. Alston, all of
Granville county and State aforesaid,
William B.jllunt, of , county, and
State of Mississippi, Richard B. Hunt, of
Smythe county, Virginia, James M. Bul
lock, of county ,nd State of Alabama,
defendants.-4-Fctition to make real estate
assets. I 1 1 j
' It appearing to the satisfaction of the Court
that William B. Hunt, Richard R. Hunt,
and James M. Bullock, acjHaon-residentsof
this State : It is therefore, ofdered that pub
lication be made for them in The Carolina
Era, a newspaper published in the city of
Raleigh, for six weeks successively, notify
ing them to be and appear before this Court
at the Clerk's office in Oxford, on Wednes
day, the 20th day of December next, then
and there to plead, answer or demur, to the
said petition, otherwise the same will be
taken pro confesso, and heard ex parte as to
thWitness, Calvin Betts, Clerk of said Court,
at Oxford, the 4th day of November,.1871.
C. BETTS, Clerk Superior Court
24wfi- 1 ! i 1 Granville County,
FtHIE FIRM OF S. DIXcIn A CO., hai '
JL this day been dissolved, by mutual
consent. All thoso indebted aro respectful
ly requested tocomo forward and pay up,
as longer indulgence cannot bo given. !
Tho books can bo found, 4nd settlement '
made with I
H. W. DIXON. :
EREAFTEIt the business of the
Snow Camp Foundry
will be conducted under the name of Dix
ons it Co., Iron Founders, Millwrights and
Machinists,' Snow Camp P.O., Alamance
county, N. C, who are prepared to manu
facture, at short notice f
Improved Horse-Powers ntul Threshers,
Smut Machines. St raw-Cutlers, Corn-
Shollers, Cano Mills, Saw and Grist
Mill Irons of every Description.
Shafting, pulleys, Gearing,
Also, are manufacturing an'
Improved Turbine M'aier Whet
which at no distant day, it U lelieved,lvill
sunersede tho Overshot-Wiieel Un most
situations, where economy, durability! and
efficiency are properly considered.
2t Mill owners and other's who use wat-.
er for the propulsion of machinery, are par
ticularly requested -to give this Wheel an
examination before sending their money
North for one not so good. i I
This company is an association of Practi
cal Mechanics, who havo been engaged in
this particular business for moro than
twenty-five years, and are qualified from ...
long training, and practical, experience, to ;
make thorough Avork of any job entrusted'
to their care; together with the low prices at
which work has been put under tho ready-
pay system, lately inaugurated in ' this
country, will makeit to the interest of those -wanting
any th'ng in our line to give jus a
NORTH CAROLINA, ) Superior innl
Granville County. Oct. 24, 1781.
Horace H. Rowland, Adm'r of Benjamin
Wood, deceased. Plain ti If, j
Edwin G. Cheatham, Alexander Cheatham,
I sham J. Cheatham, J. Cheatham, Lucy
Bobbitt, Catharine Rowland. Matta .
Rowland, Jane Barnes, Parthlna Barnes,
Rebecca Burrows, Tabitha Kittrell. Dan
iel A. Paschall, Ella Reavis, Richard Tay
lor, Rosa Kittrell, (now tho wife of Thom
as Stone,) Lewillyn Kittrell, Allico Wags
lalf, (now tho wile of C. W. Calli.s,) James
P. Paschall, Anderson Paschall and tho
heirs of Polly II iggs, dee'd, not known.
Defendants. , !
It appearing to the Court that James P.
Paschall, Anderson Paschall, and tho heirs
of Polly Higgs, deceased, whoso names
are unknown to the plaintitT, are not resi
dents of this State, it is therefore oidcrcd
that publication be made for them in tho
Carolina Era. a newspaper published in tho
city of Raleigh, for six weeks successively,
notifying them to be and appear before this
Court at tho Clerks office in Oxford, on
Tuesday,! tho 5th day of December next,
then and there to plead, answer or demur
to the said petition; othcrwiso the sanio
will bo taken pro. confesso and heard ex
parte as to them. " i j
Witness, Calvin Betts, Clerk of said Court
at Oxford, the 24th October, 1871. t
! C. BETTS. c. s. C,
w.Gw. of Granvillo County.
XfORTII CAROLINA, )
Granville Countt. J
Snnprinr rYurt. November 2d. A. D..'
David W. Fuller, administrator of Richard
i against .
John F. Quails and William H. Quail
It appearing to the satisfaction of tho Court
that the defendants aro infants, and reside
beyond the limits of this State: It is there
fore ordered that publication bo made for
them in The Carolina Era, a newspaper
published in the city of Raleigh, for six
weeks successively, notifying them to be
and appear before this Court, at tho Clerk's
office in Oxford, on Wednesday, the 20th
day of December next, then and thorp to
plead, answer or demur, to the said petition,
otherwise a guardian ad litem will be ap
pointed for them in this action. It is furth
er ordered that a copy of tho petition be
forthwith deposited in the post office, direc
ted to tho said defendants, at Hopkins
county, Kentucky. i'
Given under my hand, at office in Oxford,
the 3rd day of November, A. D., 1871.)
Cj BETTS, Clerk Superior Court '
24 w6w Granvillo county.
"VTORTH CAROLINA, Superior Court
iX Granville County,; Oct. 24, 871. "
Emily Peace, Saran Kittrell, Nancy C. .
Hiffht and Auerustine Landis. adni'rs. of
Martha Bryant. Petition to divide Land.
It-appearing to the 'Court, that Martha
Bryant is not a resident of this State, it is
therefore ordered by tho Court tliat publi
cation bo made in tho Carolina Era, a news
paper published in the city of Raleigh, for
six weeks successively, notifying the said
defendant to appear before tho Clerk of ther
SuperiorCourt lor said County of Granville,
at his office in Oxford, on Tuesday tho 5th
day of December, 1871, then j and there to
plead, answer or demur to the said petition,
filed in this cause ; otherwise tho same will
be taken to be certified and heard ex parte
as to her.
Witness, Calvin Betts, Clerk of said Court,
at office in Oxford, the 24th October, 1871.
C. BETTS, c. s. r., .
w.fi. of Granville County. .
NORTH CAROLINA, V
Granville County, j
In the Superior Court, Nov. loth, 1871.
Grandeson Fury ear, : ;
William Kidd and Jano C, his wife; form
erly Jane C. Puryear, of Yo4 k County, in
the State of South Carolina ; Samuel W.
Puryear, of the State of .-Alabama; and
Beverly A. Puryear, Mary E. Puryear,
and Martha L. Puryear, of 4- eou nty, in
tho State of Mississippi. I
It appearing to the Court that Jano C.
Puryear, now Jano C. Kidd, and wife of
William Kidd, and. Samuel W. Puryear,
and three grand children, to-wit: the defen
dants Beverly A. Puryear, Mary E.. Pur
year and Martha L. Puryear, are not resi
dents of this State : It is therefore ordered,
that publication be made for them in The
Carolina Era, a newspaper published in the.
City of Raleigh, for six weeks successively,
notifying them to be and apjcar before this
Court, at tho Clerk's office in Oxford, on
Saturday, the 23rd day of Decem!er next,
then and there to plead, answer or demur to
the said petition, otherwise it will be taken
pro confesso and heard exparte as to the said
Jane C. Kidd, and Samuel W. Puryear and
a guardian adletem appointed for said infant
Witness, Calvin BettSj Clerk of said Court,
at Oxford, the 10th day of November,! 1871.
, C. BETTS, Clerk
25wGw. I SuperiorCourt.
TATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, )
wake county, j
Superior Court, Fall Term, 1871.
Mariah Harrison )
Rufus Harrison, J
It appearing to the satisfaction of tho
Court, that the Defendant, Rufus Harrison,
is a non-resident of ithe State of North
Carolina: It is ordered, therefore,, by the
Court, i that publication be made in The
Raleigh Era, weekly, for six weeks, sum-,
monihg the said Rufus Harrison to be and
appear at the office of the Clerk of the Su
perior Court, for the County of Wake, at tho
Court House in Raleigh, on or before tho
8th "Monday after the 2nd Monday in Febru
ary, 1872, and answer the complaints of the
Plaintiff, which is filed in tho Clerk's office,
or judgment will be rendered against him,
according to said complaint. , I ,
Witness, John N. Bunting, Clerk of our
said Court, at office, this the 20th day of
October, A. D.,,1871. . J