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0 / 75
Penitentiary not less than tven not
more than live years.
Sec. 3i .The Secretary of State shall,
on or before the first Monday in June
next, furnish the County Commission
ers of each county with a sufficient
number of copies of this act to supply
each County Commissioner, Register
of DeedX-Sheriff. Registrar, of Voters,
andJudges of Election with one copy
thereof. . w
Sec. 33. AH acts or parts of acts in
consistent with this act, are hereby re
Sec 34. This act shall be in foreo fmm
Ratified the 10th day of February,
A. I). 1S72. . i '
STATE OF XORTII CAROLINA,
Office Secretary of State,
Raleigh, February 15, 1872.
I, II ex by. J. Menxixgeii, Secretary
of State, hereby certify that the fore
going is a true copy of the original act
on file in this office.
HENRY J. MENNINGER,
Secretary of State.
Platform Organization State Com
mittee. The Republicans of North Carolina
in Convention assembled do
t!i onroomont ia Qntffti in iht 1
M-eiiare or the country, ana to tne main- i
- .. . .... I
tainence of the rights, interests and
liberties of the people.
2. That the Administration of Presi
dent Grant meets with our hearty and
unqualified approval, and our delegates
to the National Republican Conven
tion, to assemble at Philadelphia on
. ... m -r A I A .1
to vote for his. re-nomination to the
Presidencv of the United States.
3. That the Republican party of
North Carolina favors as rapid a di mu
nition and as early an extinction of all
internal revenue taxation as the exigen
cies of the Government will permit, for
the reason that the details of its collec
tion are necessarily offensive, and in
many respects, oppressive to the peo-
4. That all Internal revenue taxes on
the distillation of fruit (Jught to be
5. That the Republican party ot
North Carolina recommend to the Con
gress of the United States the passage
of a general amnesty bill, and the adop
tion of all necessary measures for the
enforcement and protection of the civil
and political rights of all classes of
C. That in a free and representative
Rovernmcnt, .recede uepn;
1???! ".l;u" " Vv
and we favor such legislation as will
accomplish that end ; that we respect
fully recommend and ask of the nation
al government, such aid, by the provi
sion of a public fund, or the donation
of public lands to the purposes of estab-
lishing schools n xne
X' z . . x . - - l o., o
will secure to f J" 1 $Lhd ed-
of all classes the benefits of a liberal eo
uwui" ... . . i
and protection to xne
to the citizens of the
iTnifl States "in the several oiaies;
Trwvtfullv recommend a con-
innonrv. nf the oresent laws and the
adoption of such further legislation as
nfmnM nortiiinlv secure to the citi-
zens, full and practical enjoyment of
all ineirnguus, puvuwiv. . ;
q Tn tha nninion of this Convention,
the Democratic majority of the last
Legislature, by consolidating into one
fo niimomm nroDOsitions to amend
the State Constitution, endeavored to
r, ,n th nponle a false, issue,
and to coerce them into the adoption of
KnnTinn nmondments, anu iusuuji,i
.tioca rmnnsitions must be sub
mitted to the next Legislature for rati
fication, before the same can dc rwentu
t i That the amendments
proposed a whole do not meet the
approvai oi me uui.i" : J z:
Juse their adoption would subvert es-
sential principles oi me
" That Republicans can endorse a
portion of said amendments and the
next General Assembly may adopt shch
of them as shall seem Duur B
5 That we cordially endorse the ad
,:tet Jotfnn nf Gov. Caldwell, and rec-
ognize the fact tnai our -r.
lv uDon his firmness in upholding; their
H?SS. nnd defending their rlghtsi
interests and qeienaing m.c
and we heartily
sisting the evolutionary rf
those who designed to deprive the at
Iron of the protection
.i rrl,n fri-rmr 111 I III DtTSUUai ii la
That forgetful oi perMJUiw
Dle3ire ourselves to support
?rve, the can-
V",":riT.r.tPd bv this uonveniion,
rnttv Alone is strength.
than men, to uie i -
xiiwinr is the plan of organiza
tion which was aaopieu .
thA Reoublican party otiNorui
om nft snaii ucw v"-- .
C i AState Executive Committee of
L11D A. a. A
. let rrident of the Convention
nd the rresiaeni, o - "
shall be ex officio one .
ofrCAC?nIonal District Commit
..ivSSTDIstrict. to be composed of
(SuVty Executive Committee
3. A wuwy- rtn member from
itX "? "be .Panted by .he
ASSSSSr fiveforeach town.
4. A.t"JU" , . tne people.
ship, to be aPPiint onSniz:i-
ire.x"--To exist ntil the
tion aii --- ed.
e! JhThaf the representation
, Conventions snail De ui -
the county .WVLpjan of organization
cordance w th the Padopted.
fSate Executive Committee isas
t tt Williamson, of rankiin.
J. H. IV1 j r xrVwklenburff.
V W Hod, of Mecklenburg.
' i.v.aa tr call
to caliwo -n-'v:j: K.r must ror-
"EiTr regions for
525. S oud they nnot SZ
tared untu-i ur governmK
... .,- ftai III AAA"- " ' Ini
... . -v r a 1 uu . . . - - 1
.JiSdrfftom tbAtof -
1. That the platform and prin- hand in the nick or time, venaing couc
of the Republican party of North root, which it is connaeniiy n&erwu w
. as heretofore enunciated in its good for the "muuy-greiw, uim
The Editor must not be understood a enWn
injc the sentiments of his correspondents.
Communication on all 'subjects are solicited,
which will be riven to the readers of TflE Era
m containing the views al sentiment of the
For tho Carolina Era.
Liberal Republican State Con
Four Delegates in Attendance On (o
Cincinnati A Farcical Farce. I
' Mr. Editor: I attended the lYHberal,
soreheaded Republican!!) Convention,
if such it could be called, to which every
body was invited, at the Court House
in this city, on Thursday evening last,
at 5 o'clock. (
When the hour arrived, I repaired to
the designated spot, and found congre
gated around the Court House front
about twenty dyed-in-the-wool Demo--crats,
prominent among whom I ob
served Joe Turner. "Blind Jim" was
also circulating around with his written
card "help the blind" dm i aia noi
observe that his exchequer was at any
time replenished by tho liberals. Miss
Pol lv Pool, or ltamcai. was tusu uu
&nv crowd that looked so abuoinlrMuiy
T n hn rliiita
Tn the distance, across tne
street. In front or tne xarDorougn
House, were seen jsiu Vinson, jxaruy
Hogan Helper, and H. J. Mennlngej
with their heaas togetner, cureiuiiy)
scanning the columns of a Jew rorv
Tribune, ana seeming urepiy niu-u
upon some dire tragedy. J
a' .. . I A2 minnfoul
lino run nniir nuu uitt-ii uiiuuica
elapsed before a single move was made.
Tho nmw( looked exceedinsly anxious
"Bill" moved nervously oacK anu
rrfH fmm th Yarborous:li House to
the Court House, and would ever and:
anon hold a whispered conversation
with his friend Adams, or iNienninger,.
or Helper. Finally the crowa oegan w
disperse. Joe Turner left in disgust ;
and the little cortene 01 ueniuuraii
well-wishers to the abortion, Degan w
move uneasily away. At this crisis,?
"Bill" resolved, lie oraerea me ueii,
to be tolled, and it sounded, perhaps
one dozen answers to the pull of this.
But the crowa aia noi move
towards the Court room, li e did, ana
immediately took a position alone in.
the Hall of Justice. In a few moments
the sound of approaching footsteps were
heard, and "Bill" emerged through thej
door, following closely by Hardy
. a AV t . 1 A at r OTft 9 ft
Hojran, then oy tne emer auoius,!
Adams the younger, and lastly py tne
SeDGtlican Convention for Secretary
Autato Thpv nimroacnea near me
nrisoner's box and paused, evidently
fiinrr ill nt i.se. and somewhat cha
frrined to find the Hall occupied only
hlA renorter. In a mo
ment, however, they heard the rum
h invnr tftnrsiPDS on uie uiua ouu cu
-n rtMn th har of the Court. The
first individual when these entered wasH
friend Ned Harris, followed imme-fl
,i;ntNr dftor hv iiiivpr imrcnanu uuue
7tpiv aftPr and took
thftdoor. and looked as if it
CVMM - f m a 1
was their intention to immediately
"bolt," if the least ineineni oct-urreu.
Our Democratic friend, " Ark" Royster,
t.rrVif nr thA rar or tne crowa.
a flap th hpvv or ijeiuocruu
become composed, Mr. Mason arose, and
before a solitary word had oeenuuereu
k onv nriividnnl in the nouse. ne
etafrvi thnt. it had been "movea anu
U.T " Z .. i
aj iUfc V,V - a . I
onrlr that. INIr. llelDeT taKC um
ria(r nn.l not a.q chairman of the meet
wu.. . r
Tin nnt the Question in me ai-
firmative. and Ned Mams, wiieyt
Hlftmi nnrt f J. Ij. liUrCIl
voted in the netrative. He then
ctatvi thnt it had been "moved and
swonded" that Mr. Adams be appoin
ed Secretary, and put the vote, no on
votincr either afflrmaiiveiy or nega
tivplv.nnd Adams the yonngerpn
ceeded toict as Secretary without pa
Tkor npn. npncil or inK.
rru lioonrwlnfMl rflnflidate before
the Republican Convention for Secre
tarv of State tnen prouuwu a pp
whU rmrnorted to be a list of names,
which he moved be appointed as dele
gates to the Cincinnati uonveniiom
He handed the paper to Mr. Mason, Mr.
Afocnn b mdfMl it to Mr. Helper and
Atr TiPlnpr handed it to Adams tne
fnimrror who looked on the paper and
irn.. hnt nthouffh close at hand
nintPllirfble. After which the
Appointed candidate took the floor
JPPJ his view3 in ft few dis?
r ,-f--tpnvsl wherein he made no!
lJiwnn in tho chnnres made in 2A4
I . . " , a:
" .."'.7-r.;v:i., .i,;Q in nfflf-A
wn auoui -.tV"3
He soon exhausted himsen, anu bat
down. During hia remarKs me vAi
The Xeics entered . and tooK a seat oil
the prisoner's bench, making five with-j
in the bar. ana loosing every iuui
.oirrlt hnt ioined isea. unverauu
one ieeDie niiempi k ki
- . . a. J
"rrVrn(8nn thPn moved toadjournJ
without tne mouuu uwub uuv,u
t put the motion. Nobody;
" f thus Pnded the grandest farce
nf'o mPftinf? that was ever attempted
inT?iPio-h; and vet it wastneMff
Convention of the Soreheads.
For the Carolina Kra.
At f.tittor: Some one has dona
me the honor to suggest my name to
the Greensboro' Convention, as a can-s
didate for the oflBce of Superintendent
w'hil I am nrofoundly grateful for
this compliment, justice requires me
to say that l nave Deen i;puuuu
cinnofhorartv was orsranized in
the State. I believe the principles of
rv,rtu to b riffht. whatever blun4
An.nr nvpn crimes may have been
committed by the individual members
When Governor Caldwell appoinfed
to the office which I now hold, he
said that it was not a political office.
. ohnnM nnt he used for Political
party purposes, l enurery wncurr
!&.,iAi, nnd have strictly adhered
tf Tho Governor and the Board of
Eilucation have always been ready to
.lnanv thincr in their power to pro-:
mote the interests of fdnomv
iT man more devoted to the in-.
terestfl of North Carolina than Govern
or Caldwell. - . ... . '
v huc, w.w.-, - - nmX
vvhiiA. therciore. x Bimu si
rorf nf the WOrK OI xue '"""S" """"
g faction which was"done for,
SS dL I shall endorse the bal-
F . . '
aj - a m . w I rA nrai 11 Til i
- md YOu ,ror xwi -J";
1 uSder the circumstances
I . ' - . . . 1 1!
felt assured she was in tne ngni cruwu
I could not expect to be placed on the
Greensboro' ticket. . ,
For the Carolina Era.
The West endorses Got. Caldwell'
' Notation. .
Mr. Editob: Information has Just
reached us of the action of the Repub
lican Convention of the State In the
nomination pf Gov. Caldwell, for elec
tion by the people, to the place that he
fa now occupying with so much honor
to himself and to the public good.
I must be allowed to say that this
news will certainly gratify the people
of the Western counties, for In Gov.
Caldwell we have a man that has for
years been devoted to our. interests. A
firm Republican, from the Old Whig
party, an honest, upright and Just man,
..n who has ever been a zealous advo-
vjto nf thn hnildinor of the Western
Kwwrnrroad. through Uie
counties of Haywood, Jackson, swaine,
lacon and Cherokee to Georgia or Ten
nesseee line at cr near Ducktown.
Gov. Caldwell is well known to our
people many of whom moved from the
county of Burke to their present homes
in these Western counties. You will
hear from tho counties west of the
mountains in August. We will send
up a good report if we shall be as for
tunate in finding a candidate for Con
gress as we have been lor Governor.
The Republicans and old Whigs in the
west will make the mountains ring
with good news, and a large increase
in the vote for law, order and The. Con
stitution as it is (for awhile).
.1 am very respectfully,
- Yonxpbt. servant,
B. M. Henry.
Franklin, N. C, April 22d, 1872.
"-' "-" . i
J. C. LOGAN HARRIS, Editor.
THURSDAY, MAY 2nd, 1872.
Jt9- All Letters relating to Subscription or
Advertisements, must M addressed to WM. M.
BROWN, Business Manager.
All Registered Letters can be sent at our risk.
Local, State and General Items.
. Fatal Accident. A boy named James
Chavis was killed by the accidental dis
charge of a shot gun, at Wadesboro. on Fri
Address. George M. Arnold will address
the people of Davidson, at Lexington, dur
ing Court. Subject : The colored man in
House Bdbnd. The residence of Mr.
1. Lyerly, near Salisbury, was burned to
the ground on Sunday last, whilst Mr. L.
and family were at Church.
Public Speakino.-CoL W. P. Hender-
son wU1 addre8S the people of Alleghany on
Tuesday of Court, the 8th of May ; and the
people of Wilkes at Trap nill on Thursday
the 10th of May.
Tornado. A tornado passed over Hick
ory Tavern on Tuesday last, and continued
for a distance of two miles into the country,
dointc considerable damage.
Some thirty persons were more or less in
ured, but none were killed outright.
Revivai Rev. W.W.Morgan, fermer-
vof this t-Uv. at present in charge of the
M. E. Church, of Greensboro, has a revival
o-oinffon in his Church. Within thirteen
days, sixty-three persons have professed re-
lsrion. and joined the Church. Laai aunoay
there were over forty at the mourners bench.
Wk Know, a sprightly phunny city pa
rser, tmblished in Raleigh, came to us last
Thursday with a new comic head, and is a
neat looking, well gotten up and interesting
paper, the very paper every family in tne
State ought to subscribe to. it is uoi a po
litical paper. Terms ?2 a year m aavance.
Address L. N. Keith fc Co., Raleigh, N. C.
Patents. The Elizabeth City North Car
olinian publishes the following list of Patents
issued from the U. S. Patent Office to North
Carolina " Inventors, for the week ending
April 2, 1872, and each bearing that date.
Furnished that paper by cox a wx, duuu-
. a-. rii
tors of PatenU, Washington, v. . oxiu
stone Dress and Fractional Brake both to
P. W. Yarrel, Garysburg.
CaiTklessness. The New Berne 2Yie
says on Thursday night, while the Ireignt
train of theA.4N.UK. wa siauuiug
on the track at Geldaboro', it was run into
- . a1 1 4-4 1j- t
bv a W. fc W.,train,ineiocumonvoni.iB
a freight car, going clear tnrougn ju
wa the result of culpable carelessness on
the part of the W. & W., officials,-as the
train had no head-light, and was dashing
into town at the rate of twenty miles an
A Bouncer. A story is told of a man In
Germany who fell from the roof of a five
story building to the sidewalk ; but, as he
struck on the thick soles of his rubber
shoes, he bounded back within a quarter of
inch of the roof, ana bo conunueu
bounce, decreasing by only a quarter of an
inch each journey. He subsisted on hash
inclosed in rubber balls, which he managed
to catch on the bound, and at the end of a
month he was stopped and restored his
Murder. The Tarboro' Enquirer says a
most foul murder was perpetrated atKings
boroi on the Tarboro' Branch Road last
Wednesday night. A Summary ot the par
ticulars, as far as we could ascertain, is that
an altercation took place between Green Al
len and Arthur Vaugn, both colored, in re
gard to the relation of the latter towards El
len Gilliam, a colored woman of known bad
character, when Green ahot Vaughn Ih the
face with a shot gun, killing him in atantly
The murderer escaped and up to this time
has not been heard from.
Breach of Contract. A uit for a
breach of contract, of a rather novel charac
ter, is now pending in one of the Vermont
courts. In effect, a gentle maiden suea a
man for promising to buy her and then re
fusing, to fulfill his contract. It seems that
the lady had a farm which the man wanted
tA nurchase. She offered tne property ana
heraelf for $30,000, and refused to sell sepa-
rately He accepted the terms paid the adjoining counties nave oieo m grw. muu
monev obtained the titiedeeda of the land, bers owing to the severity of the winter and
a r-a oft veil satisfied with his bargain
that he insisted on her keeping the rest of
kerelf. She did not appreciate
, , li tttr imttfttM en hia mr-
Ills nmj'""",j t ' '
rr K-r. Tla declined, and now she has
sued him for a breach of contract'
Nortit Caeoliica Libkbals. Four men
who claim to "be Liberal Republicans met
at the Court House in this city on Thurs
day last, and the foUowInir processings
were had : j , '"
Mr. W. 8. Mason moved that Ilardie Ho
fr HelDer.be called to the Chair and Tbos.
B. Adams act as Secretary. .Carried : Har
d'ie Hogan,i Henry J. Wenninger, W. S.
Mason, and Thoa. R. Adams all voting yea.
Whereupon, Mr. Mason proceeded to ex
plain the object of the meeting, which he
said was to attend the Convention of sore
heads and office-seekers at Cincinnati to see
If measures cannot be adopted whereby a
better administration of the government
may be had tor the next four years.
Dr. Henry; J. Menninger then addressed
the meeting. His speech; was terribly
grand. He poured hot shot Into The Esa.
Told the audience that he was a candidate
before the Republican State Convention ;
that the Contention was controlled by J? ca-
Ural office-hoidera; he did not inform
. . - .
audience that he issued a printed circular
and forwarded it to the Federal office-hold
ers and solicited their influenco for a re
nomination as a candidate for Secretary of
State. He pitched into corruption, which
reminded us of the kettle calling the pot
ulack. Every now and then his wrath was
terrible to witness, especially when he
thought of The Era. All in all, the speech
was a grand affair. The Democrats of this
State-have secured one recruit. We Uko it
for granted that the Dr. will not support
the Republican State ticket with Gov. Cald
well at its head.
After this explosion, the Dr. evidently
felt better, and thought, no doubt, he had
facilitated his final plunge into that party,
whose leaders, through the columns of the
Raleigh Sentinel, has earned the Dr. a repu
tation for fraud and corruption, second to
no man wnose rum mmw
Mr. Mason presented the following names
as suitable delegates to attend the Cincin
nati Convention :
Wake W. S. Mason, H. ; J. Menninger,
Simon B. CraVen, and Oscar Alston.
Orange Alx. Mclver.
Rowan Ilardie Hogan nelper.
Davulsou Lewis Hanes.
Warren-D.'R. Goodloe, J. L. Labia ux,
Mecklenburg Stephen CJ. Johnson, Jas.
Nash Dorsey Battle."
Johnston E. W. Pou, Jno. R. Thomp-
son; J !.'.'
After which the meeting quietly dispers
ed, confident that their action will defeat
Grant and our State ticket; that Hard!
Hogan will again be Postmaster or Asses
sor ; that Mr. Mason wilf again be U. S. At
torney ; that Henry J., will be transplanted
to Washington, D. C, where he will preside
over the Department of State; and that
Daniel R., will again be TJ. S. Marshal.
Horrible Tragedy Stiktuno De
nouement. The Roanoke News of the
24th says a tragically disastrous event oc
curred near here yesterday, which, for fien
dish atrocity, devilish blood-thirstiness and
brutal ferocity, stands without a parallel in
ancient or modern history.
A the glorUus orb of day was slowly
sinkine beneath the western hills, and day
fast merging into night, an unearthly yell
was heard on our streets, when our citizens
ever on the alert for something exciting,
rashed to the doors to learn from whence
nreceeded thia I diabolical shout, when oh!
horrors 1 the first thing that met their gaze
was a devil in human shape with hair dis
hevelled, sleeves rolled up, face distorted
with brutal passion and fiery eyes moving
uneasily in their.sockets, carrying in one
hand a huge butcher-knife and in the other
a blunderbuss, running and yelling like
mad. He rushed on in his mad career and
was soon out of sight, outstripping those
whom curiosity prompted to follow. A
batch of excited men soon congregated
on the street discussing the extraordinary
actiens of this seemingly hydrophobic lu
natic, when a gentleman just returning
from the country came riding into town as
o foarfnl -need and reported that he had
W m aft
heard pitous screams and : wails for mercy
on the outskirta of town, interrupted now
and then by hoarse curses and threats of
vengeance. j .
This news brought out the town and dire
excitement was rife. Soon a score or more
armed with every available weapon of war,
flretongs, axes and pitchforks not excepted,
were on the war path, determined to sum
marly annihilate this Inhuman fiend. They
approached the place cautiously ever and
anon hearing moanful cries and groans
growing fainte and fainter as they nearea
the tragic scene. They moved in a solid
phalanx and with Btealthy steps, and with
arms presented Curiosity, excitement and
a desire for vengeance so swayed them that
it was. with great difficulty the leader could
prevent a precipitate charge, when just as
the last sad moan was stifled in the throat
of the unfortunate victim the party came
full In view, when oh! heavens 1 what
scene, there stood the fiend quietly skinning
an inoffensive hog!
Judge Dick's Lectures. The New Berne
Republic and Courier says this distinguish
ed son of North Carolina, delivered two
lectures in this city, on Monday and Tues
day night; at the Theater, for the benefit or
Elm City Council Friends of Temperance.
The audience on! both occasions, was small
and we felt mortified to see that our citizens
manifested so little interest in such enter
tainments, for ihey were entertainments
of the highest order and abounded in purity
and simplicity, litis seldom that we have
an opportunity of listening to a speaker so
well acquainted with his subjects, as Judge
Dick and those who attended them, will not
soon forget this rich Intellectual treat. The
subjects, 'The Poetry of the Hebrews" and
the "Anglo-American" were most ably
mana-ed and stamped the speaker, as man
of fine literary taste and a ripe scholar.
A Merited Rebuke. The following re
buke to the Democracy is from the Wins
The Salisbury Examiner and Watchman
are having a neatlittie quarrel aa to whetil-
ex Mr. Bobbins or Mr. f D""V."r 7
nominee for Congress in this district. Of
coune Salisbury i has a "royalty" on the
nomination, and it is matter of great con
cern to the citizen of th nine other coun
ties of the district to see such differences
existing. Pray, settle the question gentle
men. If you don't, it may result in the ne
cessity of calling a District Convention,
where other counties may express a pref
erence. . ." I ' :
Pattle Schoou The rayetteville Ea-
gu aays the cattle in Cumberland and the
I tha scarcitv of pasture and forage.
Also, that there are about two hundred
scholars attending the colored public
mr in Favetteville. They have one of
i - -
the best public school buildings in the
KjmeD. The Wilmington Star of Satur
day last says, our usually quiet community
startled from its serenity, yesteraay
about 9 o'clock, by the shocking
announcement that a murder aau oeen
committed. The scene of the tragedy was
in a. mnm nonnested with the National,
Hotel! It seems that several of tne waiiers
were in the room and a discussion ensued
between John KittreU ana J? ranK iwwe,
which finally resulted in a quarrel and from
that to blows. Kittrell, in reply to some
remark from Rowe, called him a fooL Rowe
resented the insult by slapping him in the
face, whereupon Kittrell ' seised a carving J
knife and plunged it into him, the blade en
tering his left side, just under the shoulder
blade,1 severing a large artery. Rowe, ex
claiming, "You have killed me," seized a
chair and struck at his assailant twice, then
walked out-into the yard, where he fell
down and almost Instantly expired. Im
mediately afterwards Policeman Scott made
his appearance, took the murderer into
custody and carried him to jail. Coroner
Hewlett was notified of the occurrence, the
body in the meantime having been removed
to an unoccupied building on e alley
leading from Front to Second Streets, where
the inquest was held. The jury returned a
verdict that the deceased came to his death
by a knife in the hands of John Kittrell.
The same paper says Joseph Price, son of
A. I, Price, deceased, was drowned on Fri
Editorial notices are so common that
it is almost impossible for an editor to ex
press his honest opinion of the merits of any
article without being suspected of interested
motives. This fact, hewever, shall not de
ter us from saying what we think of a new
addition to the Materia Medica to which our
attention has been recently directed. We
refer; to Dr. J. Walker's California
Vinegar Bitters, a remedy which is mak
ing its way into more families just now
than all the other advertised medicines put
together. There seems to be no question
about the potency of its tonic and alterative
properties, while it possesses the great neg
ative recommendation of containing neither
alcohol nor mineral poison. That it is a
specific for Indigestion, Billiousness, Con
stipation, any many complaints of nervous
origin, we have reason to know ; and we are
assuied on good authority that as a general
invigorant, regulating and purifying med
icine, it has no equal. It is stated that its
ingredients, (obtained from the wilds of
California,) are new to the medical " world ;
and its extraordinary effects certainly war
rant the conclusion that It is a compound of
agents hitherto unknown. If popularity is
any criterion, there can be no doubt of the
efficiency of the Vinegar Bitters, for the
sale of the article is immense and continu
ally increasing 4w.
U. S. Circuit Court. The New Bern
limes says this Court, Judge Brooks pre
siding, commenced its spring session. in this
city yesterday morning at 11 o'clock.
Judge Brooks' charge to the Grand Jury
was able and complete in its instruction as
to their duties under the existing laws.
He opened his charge by saying that so tar
as the knowledge of the court extended
there was no organized body of men in this
section who had for their object the viola
tion of the laws of the United States. He
fullyl explained to the jury their duties in
regard to the violation of the revenue, pos
tal and other laws of the United States that
come within the jurisdiction of the court.
Rencontre. The Greensboro' Patriot
says an altercation occurred on Wednesday
last between Col. E. P.Jones and Judge
Tourgee, arising from a misunderstanding
in the application of epithets. A couple of
blows were exchanged, when bystanders
interfered and restored peace, whereupon
explanation followed, when it was discover
ed that they misunderstood each other.
Expressing mutual regrets at the occur
rence, they shook hands and departed "as
good friends as before."
None for Virginia. Junius Brutus
Booth appeared as Iago in Richmond, Va.,
the other night, and in the audience was a
sdmewhat unsophisticated individual, who
inquired of a gentleman sitting near him,
"Is this the play in which a nigger marries
a white woman and then chokes -her to
death?" An appropriate reply was given.
The questioner then rose to leave, remark
ing : "Well, then, darned if I want to see it.
'Twen't do for old Virginny !"
River Improvements. River improve
ments at this place are soon to be com
menced i Capt. J. M. Foote. of Plymouth,
has been entrusted with this undertaking,
and will soon be up wit bis elevating,
blasting and dredging machinery and be-
Kiu active operations. .
Forian appropriation for clearing out the
bed of the Roanoke our people are indebted
to Congressman Cobb. Roanoke News.
Good News. The Winston Sentinel says
the contract between, the Rishmend and
Danville Railroad Company and the North
Western N. C. Railroad Co., has been signed
sealed and delivered, and places the early
completion of the road beyond a doubt, and
insures to us one of the most thriving and
business towns in Western Carolina.
Suskkded. The Rutherford Star of the
20th. contains the following announcement:
With this number the publication of the
inose 01 our nuuswiueis n aav
. j j u n- v- f Via SXn in lul-
vance may be assured taat u we uo not re-
sume publication that we will cheerfully
. . a a . .1. AAa.n 1 i-m-
refund to them what they have overpaid.
Changed. It will be noticed that the
time of assembling the 3rd Congressional
District Convention at Clinton, has been
changed from the 19th of June, to 22d of
May. ; This step has been ' rendered neces
sary from the fact that the National Repub
lican Convention will meet in Philadelphia
on the 5th of June. 1
. i i - ;
Dbowkkd.-The Roanoke News says Ster
ling Persons, a colored man, engaged in fish
ing on the Roanoke, while rowing up the riv
er on Wednesday, attempted to pass under a
low limb projecting over tne oanju ana
was thrown from the boat and drowned be
fore assistance could be rendered.
i " ' v
Grasp Ratification Meeting. The
Republicans of Wayne county are invited
to meet at the Court House in Goldsboro,'
on Saturday, the 4th day of May next, to
ratifv the nominations made by the State
Convention, and to appoint delegates to the
District Convention, which meets in Wil
son on the 9tb of May. Come onet Come
all!! and let's have a rousing meeting.
l ,. - - ''v-
Russiam liw. Man and wife itf Russia
own their property separately, and instan
ce, of wives suing their husbands fordebt
are by no means uncommon.
ON THE RESULT OF THE CONVENTION
I ; election; ,
BY 1 JtATIVB OF THAT STATE,
Now resident of Pike Tp Lyon Co., Kan.
My Native State ! Iluxzah ! Huzzau I
Thy loyal heart beats free ana sironK
Tyrants and Rebs must yield to Law !
Riht no longer bow to wrong i
Her cient stand once more restored,
That self-mad spirit, Just and" Free,
.,t ced her first white Quaker lord,
xw rules from Mountain to the Sea.
it lay dormant; at length the leaven
Wrought through cast off oppression s
.. form; -
And now she stands pointing to" Heaven,
Erect as Jier pine when lulls the storm !
Those midnight fiends, late thy disgrace,
And abettors of their hell-born hate,
May strive in vain to hide each face ;
Light downs on Thee, my native State !
The Mountain summits of the West,
Radient with its increasing fires,
Light up each vale and humbler crest
Beyond the Pilots lofty spires
Yea through those gorges deep, so vast
That noon-beams scarcely chase out night,
It lifts old shadows of the Past,
"Till Catawba's laurels greet our sight !
Its answer comes from a hill-girt plain, '
Echoed by Yadkins sparkling wave,
Here thousands of Cuffees clanked their
chain ' "
Thank God ! it holds now 'nary a slave.'
On Guilford's sacred blood-stained soil,
One more 'bare Vict'ry seals the fate
Of would-be lords ; ye sons f toll !
Once more ! charge battle to the gate!
And thou bold stream, whose earliest fame
Was won opposing Tryon's advance;
Arise ! wash out thy Ku Klux shame !
Roll on, once more fair Alamance!
And that loved spot, where first I drew
TA fca breath that bears an honoredname
One, who-for the right hisinfluencethrew-
jnainain i a. pe oi ymxxwa
O'er all thy hills and vales is heard
The Bone so srlad. the cheer so brave!
E'en Moores pines and sands echo the word
Cape Fear wafts it on to Ocean's wavei
This thus thy Patriot sons" proclaim
Thee thrice redeemed and disenthralled
Aristocrats plotting thy shame
Stand back aghast, cowed down, appalled I
And now thy sons of every race
Stand equal peers before the law
Can vote, testify, hold power and place
Save whee crime those rights withdraw.
Washington now smiling stands,
Greeting all at thy State House door,
A spot thy sons in other lands
Would fain be glad to see once more.
O NativfiState ! march on 1 march oh ! --
Fulfil each glorious destiny,
Teach 'erring sister's and each son
The" priceless worth of Liberty I
O guard with sleepless vigilance
The spot where justice sits enthroned;
"E'er keep in mind the dread penance
Attached to a wrong scarce yet atoned !
Then there need be no mean patrol,
Nightly to watch thy roads and gates,
Prowl round each hovel'a chimney hole,
Fright passless lovers and their mates ;
For Heaven itself will guard and bless
Each institution of the State;
Permit no Turner, Graham, Ellis,
To lead on to a wretched fate I
- Plymouth, Kan., Sept., 1871.
Died, in this city, on the 17th inst., Mb,
Mabtin Westbkooks, a native of Spring
field, Massu, and for seven years a resident
of this city.
The deceased during his residence among
us made many friends, owing to his kind
and honorable disposition, industry and
integrity. For two years his sufferings can
be better imagined than described, when it
Is know that he died of consumption. B.
tw near Ra.iisbnrv. N. C on Sunday
evening, April 21st, 1872, Laura C. daughter
nfMnaoa I KrflWtl . &TM1 W1IB VI A AlfJO. II.
Haynes, born February itn, is.
"VTOTICE to SOUTHERN CLAIMANTS
I would respectfully notify North Caro
liaa claimants against the general Oovern
ment. that I have located in Washington
for the purpoae of attending to all
before the Commissioners, Court of Claims.
Department Bureaus, as aisq xuierna
Voviniia QW9 titlA tO .fUDUO LADOS, WJ
. . 1 A. TkWM
ir(i nAn(rut8 tn sao. 11 ri nor Pensions and
Bountiesand the settlement of all accounts
in the Civil, Military and National service
t o w iinslnaas dnlv attended to. -
MLecpeAetl tn aettino immediate
in favor of the nrt instalment of
m.i nriffor thn Art of Aoril 3rd. 1871, 1
would solicit the agency of claims not yet
fiiaz onT nmmisa nlose attention iu uusi-
Mr. G. E. Olds, of Raleigh, has blanks,
and will file petitions for me. t q
L. P. OLDS.
April 26, 1872.
In the matter of Albert Johnsoit, Bank
District of North Carolina ss :
" This is to givk Notick That on the 16th
inrii a. n 1872. a warrant in Bank
ruptcy was issued out of the District Court
r5u TTnitii RtntAs. for the Pamlico District
Vl lUO JAAAW V 1 . ,
V . . Z'xilf- a W.b. In
nnmiina. airainsi me wsmim u
Albert Jonnson, iu --"V-ZJlT.
said district, oi , " .rr.
that the payment of debts, and the delivery
inrttred ft Bankrupt. on ma own iwiumj
i rupw iw A, - -, .
I nmnartv Irv htm are XOrBldClen DT
ja-. ana tnat a mwuus
1 . ' t a a. M.nA hAiv nanrn u nil ixa
said oana:rupfc, w iiuyd mva v""t
olmnaA Ana nr mAM ftflsiirnees of his estate,
will be held at a Court of Bankruptcy, to be
holden at Raleigh, N; C, before A. W.
U. S. Marshal.
Deputy and Messenger In Bankruptcy,
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AHmA nf oeriurv. at the Spring term. 1872.
of Bertie Superior Court, did eseape from
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Given under my-hand at Winston this
22nd day of March, 1872. j
. . : .1 C. C. POOL,
, Judze Superior Court.
12fl-4t. . First Judicial District
This is a true copy of the original. I
T. W. BELL, Sh'U;
Bertie County. NI C.
I mttdtinty hfljt bAen made before me. Charles