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j For the Carolina Era.
European Correspondence. ,
i Mb. Editor i The ' old proverb,
"procrastination is the destroyer of
time," is my only excuse for not writ
ing more frequently. Indeed, it seems
that the less one has to do, the less n
is Inclined to do it. Here Iam,n
' "innocent abroad," endeavoring to
learn, from general observation, the
, leading characteristics of this great peo
ple. There Is scarcely any nation in
thaxmriii which lias excited so much
curiosity and admiration among us of
ntoa thP i ipnnans : inera is noue
of our Intimate knowledge
They are fast becoming the people of
America. Thousands Jana upon our
shores annually. The habits of their
mother country -are to a great extent
retained in that of their adoption.
Thm it u not onlv desirable bufneces-
sarv that we should know something
r y,o. TY-innnori nnd customs of the Ger
J A IIIO
ra ot hnmp. In a" former letter L
snoke of them crenerally : in this I pur
pose to particularize. ; - -i
r it. hA true that there can bo no real
.friendship-between people who have
nnvrr oitpn nnd drank together, the
laws and customs of meals are of great
smTvtflnrv. i in nnthinsr is a man so
cpvprlv lutljred as in his behavior at
meals and In his mode of conducting
them in his own -house, and in these
matters the uerman nas ius pvcuuuri-
Hps. " ! - . . -, -
Th fnmilv meetln the dininr room
at, say, eight o'clock, for what may be
called a very liberal "breakfast."
Meine Frau, sits at the table with ner
china and steaming tea-kettle or coffee
ivrtt i,fnr hr. She eives to each per-
11 tun of tea or coffee, at
fhoirfi : and 1 this, w ith a single sand
wich, must eontent the keenest appe
tite till midday. All Is over in a very
few minutes: and I can assure you it is
a terrjble discomfiture, on the first
morning of trial, for one. who has been
nmistompd toa hearty breakfast such
as a juicy steak or ham and eggs. But
mucJiTinay be said in favor of this light
meal, for wnen reconcneu io n uy usu,
nnd mind are in abetter condi
tion for hard work during the most im-
hours of the day, than wnen
overburdenetl by a neavy DreaKiabt.
AHer this slender meal the gentlemen!
Hirht up cigars and go to business. Thel
tiAT-t fiimiK mcctinsr is ireneraiiy at
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tn-plvA for lunch. Meine Frau. her chi
nn nnl kettles, are there as before, but
this time there is a more plentiful sup
nlv of bread and butter, and perhaps
wines are also on the table. The meal
scarcely differs from the earlier one,
except that there is a greater quantity
iten. men comestuie ini'vaauii; vi
rrir nnd ipnaration.
These little snacks; merely whets to
the appetite lead up according to the
principles of, DeQuIncey to dinner, the
PTPfit nrcDonderincr meal. During one
nnlf nfthft dnv it is imoossible to be
nnoon.scioua that vou have not dinetl,
- and during the other half not to be
conscious that you have such are the
facts appetite and repletion. Xow to
dpsptihfi the dinner: Supposed the
jmests seated: there is one preliminary
which seems odd to us who are accus
tomed to hearincr tlie srrace before meet
of iTkk minister or of the - head of the
fhmiK- I refer to the- manner of
knocking together each others wine
classes and nt the same time saying
"prasit." Wine is always drank Tor
dinner. Yoii must hold your glass by
' the small p:i t in order to make it gin
i gle loudly. Singular as thecustom ap
pears it is one which cannot be departed
from without one's making himself the
subject of unpleasant remarks. On with
the dinner. Of course the first dish is
soup ox-tail, a let jardhicere, &c. Fish,
i flesh and occasionally foul are the
'staples. Four or five varieties of vege
i tables are served. There are invariably
two courses of solid meat, and the
changes are 'rung upon beef, ham and
mutton. In the province of Pommera
nia, they eat geese, which are looked
upon as a great luxury. The amenities
of the table and its customs have their
slight iHx uliarities. The piece tie
i Mure and other dishes are i-arveil by
1 the hostess Into slices upon a plate
I which is passed from guest toguest who
I help themselves according to fancy.
I One little custom prevails in helping a
neighbor to wine you must be careful
to pour a few drops into your own glass
Mist. Whether this be simply to give
: himself the benefit of. any particles of
cork or dust upon the top, or be actually
i the remains bi" the ancient custom of
1 tasting to deny the presence of.poison
in the cups, the thing is always done
with each bottle; .and even with de
canted wine.! The Germans have solved
, in a verv effectual manner, by doing
; away with tho temptation. The diner
in Germany Is expected to cut up his
eatables all at once upon his plate when
he deposits his knife upbrt a holder by
his side and proceeds to rat away with
the fork alone held in tho right hand.
Immediately after dinner the cigar box
U taken round, and no lady dreams of
objecting, nor is even consent asked.
After a little time tea is taken, when
the gentlemen lounge off to business.
The amusements and occupation of
an evening at home In a family in easy
circumstances which Is the sort of
family whose daily life 1 am endeavor
ing to describe, are very, nearly the
same in all parts of the world and these
people are no exception.
All whose circumstances permit, have
beautiful little cottages in the country,
to which they resort during the sum
mer months, but these country houses
may be regard ed only as retreats for
mothers, grown-up daughters and the
younger children. The elder children
go to school,! the young men to town,
nnd the paterfamilias goes backwards
and forwards to his country house and
place of business. So that except on
Suuday's ladies in the country gener
ally have the greater part of the time
to themselves. Their mornings are
devoted to household matters, after
noons to driving, making calls and
walking. As gentlemen ride on horse
back very little, the only resource left
them for amusement is the billiard
room. One j means of passing time
never fails tobacco. The German with
his long pipe is a thing of the past, but
-it would be strange to see one at any
hour of the day without a cigar. Young
and old smoke incessantly. Thus while
they have not the athletic sports of
r America, they can seat themselves and
calmly enjoy their beerana evcnasimg
cigar. t . '
Good gardening is me same in an
mnntie?. but the carden hero is kept
In order like a market gardener's with
a view to produce solely. Carrats, tur
nips, onions and all tho essential escu
lents are raised in bountiful profusion,
for the German is a great vegetarian.
As I said In my last letter, Sunday
is the great day in this country. Then
thA voun" people make excursions out
of town l "fori the day-which together
with dinner parties and flirting help to
render the day very agreeable but
nnVall in love here in the
customary manner, and the lover maketf l
his offer wltnout any luiwiuwiaij- uoi
sistance. Consent or parents, nowevcr,
ia necessary. When that nas Deea ob
tained- and an oiner nrraugemcuw
made, the young couple have to go In
company, to make cal s upon his and
her frienos.' ine pruvauim ai v "
cun and lip is not unknown here, how-
ever, out mis sybiem ui iuomu6
engosement calls, rtainly tmdto
prevent a rupiure upon aus" fc'u""v'-'
tri hn mther embarrassing to
be compelled to call upon people a becT
ond time and introduce sweetheart o.
two!. It is a part of the lovers duties
to accompany his mistress to balls arid
parties, and also his right to take her
to theatres and concerts, nnaccornpan
ied by tho old folks; although he is
seldom asketl to pay a visit in her house
for more than a day. An engagement
notice verlabunrjs anzeigcs published
in ters Friends -receive a litho-
cranhed document announcing the be
trothal: Banns are published iu churcn
during three successive Sunday s. At
uc orTU;ntoi time the couDle are mar-
ried by the minister the ceremony be
ing quite simple. . A runaway match
in a vptv disaraceful. and Is
r...,ticiioi! with difficulty. - When
a child is born, a notification of the fact
is sent around to all friends, and one is
also inserted in the local newspapers.
Tt ia oYTirtel that all female mends
'in nn nnd mnke enouiries. andquite
the orosress of
mnfhpr nnd child. . ' '. I
When, alein Ilerr, dies, the notary
is Immediately sent for, and seals are
nut hv him on every article ot.furni-
t iiTf he mav think Droper. Next comes
a person dressed in a long black gowp
and cocked hat, a very noticeauie per
in nil the towns and a relic of by-
nmhrtblvthe ancient feudal
herald. A herald he certainly is, and
nf wnoforit is his duty to announce
the denth to all the friends and tela
ti vm nf the defeased. Everybody then
to the house of tlieir diKieascai
friend, to offer their condolence to the
r..rr;u- Then eomes the funeral and
T TKort ia Tin CKIT
There is no scarcity of excellent se
vants in Germany. Emigration tnir:
ho number of either sex but Iittlc.-r
r hA house do a crcat deal
'".PJS 'SYou new haVe
of work mlvef' - u nnt
Vow sprvnnts. nowever. are kcui, imi
any evenasung ruiunu .uuu
nm f nhut the window, ic, which after
rinrrino- or nei is. anu unu sumw
nil isnothincr but laziness. Aimougji
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servant's wages are very iow, me
:.,tni inetitntlon of tiDS very near
Iv supplements for the small wages.4
Xobody ever thinks of leaving the
house of a friend or a hotel without
givinghe servant something, no mat
ter however so nuie u1e.3erv11.-t75 icu
dnrnd Misers irenerally fare badly
here for the servants soon get into the
w-flv (if estimating- jruests at a money
value, and treat them accord ingly.4
This annoying custom .will certainly
not be introduced into America by
Amorimiw who have traveled 111 JU
Ill - - 1
h-is in Its time fouirht and
sufferecl so much for religion as the
German. Here the doctrines of Luther
first exnounded. nnd protestant
im first took a firm hold. Freedom,
religion and politics they now cntyy
to the fullest extent. This freetlom,
timnorted as it is by the proud recpl
lection of the late wonderful achieve
ments, by the cunning influence ofj a
mother-tongue which, barring the
American, has no superior, ' by the
present peaceful prosperity, render the
nation one of the most patriotic, iu the
world. ' "... '
;-Ministers of all denominations are
paid by the government an annual
salary.- None can claim pay untij a
congregation is formed in sufficient
numbers to justify the demand. Church
and State though now closely connected
will soon be through the strenuous ef
forts of the Imperial Chancellor, sena
rat'x!.i This meets with the approba
tion of Broad-churchmen and jUnifa
rians, generally.' The mode of conduc
ting religious services is the same.as
ifr.iio-imw instruction bv some au
thorized person is an essential part'o
every child education, and without a
formal certificate of attendance upbh
classes for the purpose and of confirma
tion, neither rich nor poor can claim a
civic status, or make headway in the
world. Implicit obedience to parents
remarkably distinguishes German chil
dren of al 1 ages, nd : merry ' as they
look, there is seldm seen that self-fis-sertion
which characterizes American
children above all others,
I must now close or else by prolong
ing my description I might be accused
of trespassing upon the grounds of the
historian. Such has not been my in
tention. I have endeavored in general
terms to show American readers some-,
thin of the daily life of the most ho-r
mtable. intelligent anu uomesx;i;pwiH?
C7 ... . A?
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of wnlcli 1 nave any KnuwitTiv.-.
. ivv-u-irn l)mvf. A centleman
fniiu Fayettevilie informs us thatf(E.
. Jones, Esq.," -knocked his. honor,
Judge Tourgee,heeIs over head in the
street of Greensboro,, all for politics,
lie reports general rejoicing wherever it
was known along the line of tire rail
road. For our part ' we are for peace.
Jude Tnurgeo was kicked in the streets
of Milton by one of Holden's -loyal
squires whose name we have forgotten,
lie was-beaten in the ladies' car by
"Hon" Windy Billy Henderson, who
was acquitted of stealing Darr's mule.
Now he is knocked down by Zeke Jones,
a rebel who invented a cotton planter.
The radicals say knocking down Tour
gee will make Zeke the next adjutant
"eneral to supercede Nichols arid Gor
?nan who no longer deny being "with
tis." We hope Tourgee takes his knock
down with the same equanimity that
ho did his kicking. Judge Tourgee; has
received some $13,000 for his services,
including $3,000 from Littlefield mid
Hwepson. ' . I
earns his money." Iialeigh
AprtrrMi. . : .
From the Sentinel.
Gueensroiu), N. C., April 27, 1S72.
Hon. Josiah lurncr, Jr., JZlitor Sentinel:
MvDkaiiSiic: I notice in to-day's
issue of lhe Sentinel an incorrect ac
count of a difficulty which occurred on
Wrednesday last, between Judge Tour
gee and myself. It is a mistake that I
"knocked the Judge down;" it is true,
however, that several blows paased be
tween us. The affair grew out of a mu
tual misunderstanding, anu x h--
irmrrerret its occurrence,
cable adjustment, as well as my sense
Very lew carpet- uatia "w vuu
be whipped inree iiuie ior uiu-
H-ousanu aouars. v eruy " nyuui
Of justice, tiemanii 01 me in ""iiiu:
sfon, which you will please publish and
oblige. ' - ' r: , . . . t ' . ' I
Your friend, truly,
E. 1 . Jon p.
- For the Carolina ISra.1
Great Enthusiasm Tremendous Out
pouring of the People Rallying Jor
Battle - , !-,vt:.-i: ' "!'. -y
Editor: Twould havo
painful to the Republican party; and
nT-o oaneeiflllv to so true a Republican
and so chaste a writer as the Editor of
The Era, to have witnessed the grand
UlSpiay, IIIU UIJUCU -aimssuwu 1 V
liurke conservatives, -ivno wnvcucum
the Court House on : the 24th inst. So
dense was the crowd that you could
hardly inhale pure air. . ...j
After only thirty-five days' public
notice, posted all over the county, that
there would be a grand rally , for the
purpose of appointing delegates to the
Greensboro Convention, the , learned
and wise from all portions of the coun-t-nemhled:at
2 o'clock ..P.M. The
rfntrfno' of the' bell, eaual to that of
Moscow, commenced tolling for sinners
and tost-ones to come in; and, sure
'enough "they did come. : 13y 3 o'ciock
thirty-' persons assemDieu, .mciuuiug
myself, as i looker on: There was only
twenty in thi3 vast assembly from our
village, and nine, others from all por
tions of the county. .i iyi:l:-t't -.
The-meeting was organized , by call
ing Rev. E. Powe t5 the chair, and ap
nMntlner Cimt. W. F. Avery and J. H.
.rfiifTmnnBeeretaries. which left twen
ty-six Ifor dabor and duty. Mr. ona,
a very clever gentleman from the East,
heinir called uron;,i we supposed, to
hid a ' farewell- to 'the Conservative
party, but in-the' great excitement and
difAnlnP.ftr)rjlause he omitted that,
and really told some good old fashion-
eti anectioies new m ic
in the West;- After the-labor of the
twenty-six wire-workers, five delegates
ivere nnnointed from eacir township,
and as that number was only fifty per
cent, more than they couia arum mio
their jrleeting, as time will testify, they
.therefore. deemed it advisable. to ap
point fifteen delegates from Morgan ton
township. They then passed some fan
cy resolutions copied from Tlie News,
in rptrard to returning thanks to our
nnrtv for nominating the very man
Iimt mnt fenr Gov. Caldwell. That
will do for Buncombe, at this late hour,
when thev know his victory is certain.
Similar resolutions would have been
adopted, had any other gentleman been
nominated. W7e eare much less about
their resolutions than they do about
Vmr vote?, nnd have no fears of those
twenty-nine with tneirunueu sirengiu.
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They were all respectable, clever gen
tlemen, and simply desire to. take a
trin to Greensboro', to breathe some
rvmMrv-ntlvn nir and fire off somo of
their Conservative guns.
As they cannot get but twenty-nine
hearers in thirtv-five days' notice, and
nfW rinn-ino- of the Moscow bells for
nne hour, have no fears of old Burke.
Republican Meeting- in Carteret .
In accordance witn previous nouee,
the Republicai s of this vicinity met in
council at Beaufort on the 23rd inst.
On motion, Rev. S. J. Carrow was
called to the chair, and M. Jerkens ap
pointed Vice-President and -W. Henry
The Chairman, in a brief and perti
nent manner, explained the object of
fhe meeting. .
On motion, the following gentlemen
tvere appointed by the chair as a com
mittee on resolutions, viz: A. C. Davis,
0. C. Pearce, David Parker. M. Jerkens
4nd Joseph Green, who retired for that
purpose.. . .
' During their absence, Gen. Loftin,
of Lenoir, delivered an able and inter
esting address, which was received
with great applause and approval.
At, the conclusion'of Gen. Loftin's
address, the committee reported the
following preamble and resolutions,
which vere unanimously adopted :
H ; ritEAMBIJS.
The Republicans of Carteret county
deem At meet and proper that they
should fgive an emphatic approval to
the deliberations of the General Repub
lican Btate Convention which assem
bled in Raleigh on the 17th inst. They
have heard with liveliest feelings of
joy (through their delegates) of the
harmonious proceedings of that body
the largest ever held in the State. They
hail with delight-the fact that large
numbers of the honest men of the State,
who have heretofore acted with the
Democratic party, have cast their des
tinies with the great national party of
progress, political equality and justice.
From Uve signs of tho times, it requires
no prophet to predict a signal and glo
rious victory in August and November
next, over the cohorts of the Ku Klux
Democracy. But one purpose actuated
the grand assembly at Raleigh the
defence and vindication of the'princi-'
pies of Republican liberty and political
equality: and the nomination of Tod
R. Caldwell for the position bf Govern
or, an& in ther selection of the other
members of the State ticket, we be
lieve a judicious and popular choice of
men has been made, to represent, main
tain and defend tho glorious principles
of the Republican party:
, . . RESOLUTIONS.
I We therefore resolve-r.
1st. That we heartily approve of the
selection made by the Convention, and
pledge our earnest, zealous, steadfast
and united support to the whole ticket,
and will lend every honest effort to as
sist in their triumphant election.
2. We hail with pleasure the infor
mation that that body endorsed and
approved tho administration of Presi
dent Graut, who has shed such lustre
nnnn the American name, and who has
I so praisworthily stood at the helm of
State during me past, uiree
With joy and profound satisfaction wo
learn that our-State Convention has
pronounced for his renomination. for
the Presidency. We believe . it - the
earnest desire of every true Republican
in our county that he should be our
next President, and we Jcnoio if he is
nominated by the Philadelphia Con
vention, the Republicans of North Car
olina will march to the polls in solid
phalanx in November next and cast
their ballot for the, Republican electors
for him, the people's favorite and the
poor man's friend; ." . k. ;
3. We heartily approve of Iho new
arrangement for the better organization
of the party, recommended by the State
Convention, and will take immediate
steps to conform thereto.
Resolved, That our delegation to the
State Convention have our hearty
thanks for the faithful discharge of the
trust reposed in them. We approve of
their entire action,, as reported -to us,
on every question which came Jeiore
that body, and we feel satisfied that
they have truly and faithfully . repre
sented our views and the principles of
our party while deliberating with our
brethren of the whole State. -
On motion, the thanks of the meetr
ing were tendered to the officers, and
the proceedings ordered to be publish-
ed Tfie Kewberri Umest uoiasDoro
News and Raleigh Era.- -h "! ? i "
The meeting tnen aujourucu. . .
... i S. J. CARROW; Ch'mn.
W. Henry CoNGiiETON, Sec'ry. v s
' :. I For the Carolina Era.' ;
Warren. County. v
Piircnnnit tr a efill of the County Ex
ecutive Committee, the Republican of
Warren County met in wtnvenuon, at
rvmi-t TTnncA in Warrent6n". on the
27th day of April, 1872, for the purpose
- f i A oT arm f ra . tn? renrepent.
OI UUywiiitiiJii ( ue,-. -t -
Wrarren County in the becona congres
sional District, Convention, to be heia
at AVilson, May 9tn, iw. ine meet
ing was called to order by Albert Bur
eess, chairman County Executive Com
mittee, ; who stated briefly,' the object
of the meeting.! . .. .
nn motion -Daniel :R; Johnston: was
called to the chair, and J. WVH, Pas-
chall-requestea to act as stxreiar.
The townships was called and every
one was represented. On motion a
committee of eleven was appointed to
bring forth the names of suitable' per
sons as delegates to attend the said
Convention, as follows:' S. Alston," J.
W. H. Paschal!,: W; A. Boyd, P. Hall,
H. W. Paschall, ,T;.Ayilliams, L. Kear
ney, .T. P. Alston, N. Kearney, A.
Burgess; audi James. Plummer. The
meeting being (simply to appoint dele
gates to. the District Convention, the
,yimittee retired . in . caUCUS. (J.-W.
H. Paschall, for special . reasons, asked
to oe excuseu iruui "
the selection "of delegates, which was
granted.) The meeting confirmed the
following appointments as delegates:
J. W. H. Paschall and Rev. Geo. H.
King to cast the ' vote for the county ;
and the following as" alternates : Rev.
E. Eagles, A Burgess, Weldon Mont
gomery, W. A. Boyd,. J. S. Plummer,
T. P. Alston, John M. Paschall,, R.
T?.illrnor nnrl "R.J Tlrvlett.. . i ...
Resolutions vere adopted to consid
er all Republicans who desire to attend
me VOu veil nuu nuui mi
n rleleo-nfes r also instructing the dele
gates to east the vote of Warren coun
ty for John A. Hyman, hoping our sis
of aunties nf the seeond District will
join us in considering the well merited
rieens ot inis unswerving ivcuuunuiu.
In the absence of the committee the
tinn wns addressed bv Messrs.
R. Falkner and Wm. Cawthorn. ; Af-toi-
the hnsinest of the Convention was
completed, the following gentlemen,
in a sDirited hianner, addressed the
meeting: Messrs- T. P. Alston, John
A. Hymaii, H. W. Paschall and D. R.
rn motion: the Convention adjourn
ed to meet again on the 0th of May, to
nominate the county Republican ticket,
and for other purposes.
D. R. JOHNSTON, Chm'n.
J. W. II. Pasciiali,; Sec'y
tttr H at.t.ot or Bullet. We clip
the following from The New York Day
l.nnk. which has lUO.ooo suDscriDera
and claims to be the representative or
Demoemev. Read: .
t4But whatever happens this is cer
tain, the White) Republic of Washing
ton will be restored; either through bal
int w hi diets, throaarh the reason or
v y j
M.-rl nf the neonle." '
xVnd without a doubt, this arch-enemy
of the Go vernment speaks the voice
of the Democratic party of the nation.
What is the "White Republic of Wash
inrtnn to which the douchty knisrht
refers? Verily it is the old regime of
slavery, aristocracy anu estates ngnts.
The great achievements of tho Repub
lican party the abolition of slavery,
the placing of the ballot and the right
to vote for all officers in every man's
hnnrl. nml the elevation of the work-
mcnien of the Hand, are to be blotted
out and the restoration of slavery and
aristocracy substituted in tneir steau.
rvuaca nrpii.tr-n'tnrs tn' thn Gov
ernment are not!' satisfied with the late
stmo-ffle. which they made the poor
men nf the South fi?ht for the "Wfhite
T?fnnhlie. of Wnshinsrton" and .their
slaves. They must be restored Neither
through ballots or bullets." u mess tne
npo-ro votes himself into his old bon
dage to the wealthy, they will be driven
to it by the "bidlet." We appeal to the
honest masses- everywhere to scorn
down such incendiary and revolution
ary, not to say treasonable, utterances
as the above. We appeal to them to
spurn such threats and army them
selves against the party that patronizes
and endorses such. Winston Republi
can. -' '"' ' ' ! ' ' '' '" "
Gen; Abbott.I Very much the De
mocracy rejoicesj that Gen. Joseph C
Abbott has not-been seated in the Sen
ate of the United States. : Their hearts
rejoice much more that General M. W.
Ransom takes the place so ably filled
by Gen. Abbott. I We Republicans bow.
to the decision of the Senate, and what
ever may be our views about the-right
and policy of denying to Gen. Abbott
his seat, we accept it in the.spirit that
human law-makers may sometimes de
cide wrongly, i
We regret, however, that we are to
be deprived of the influence and . use
fulness of Gen. Abbott, in the Senate.
The loss falls heavily upon North Carr
olina, more especially doesifWilming
ton lose a firm f and fast friend, one
ever ready at any personal labor and.
sacrifice, to work and strive in her be
half. Mainly through Senator Ab
bott's efforts the appropriations have
been obtained forft he river and bar im
provements, now promising 'to place
our city among (the most prosperous
and wealthy in the Union. . ; 1 .1
Whatever was for North Carolina's
benefit whatever for her people's good
always found in Gen. Joseph C. Ab
bott a zealous advocate. 11 ilmington
Post: l-. ;' " ' ' ! - ;;-':fi;';"
Mr. Editor : I saw J an article in a
little filthy sheet known as The State
Neics, intended to reflect on my -character.
In the article it was stated that
I was publicly cOwhided and cashiered
lrom the U. S. Navy for submitting to
it. This I pronounce a base lie, ana
only emanated from the filthy source
from whence it evme. I farther say
that the iwhole j article is a malicious
lie, and that I- am responsible to the
local at any time and in any. way that
he may demand, as the whole matter
will undergo a legal investigation. I
shall not notice The Neics' any farther.
YOurs respectfully. V . v
; T. P. Alston.
Wacrenton, April 29th, 1872. .
New York could endure Josephine
Mansfield, applaud Jim Fisk and make
him rich, hold the hands of Jay Gould,
and elect Bill Tweed to the Senate by
twenty thousand majority, but she is
horror-stricken at a low and audacious
comedy which undertakes to represent
their roguery and depravity on the
stage. Thi3 is a new illustration of the
definition of hypocrisy : "The tribute
that vice pays to virtue."
Tn nnrsuanco of "An Act of the General
Assembl v, ratified the 23rd day of January,
1872, I ' have caused to foe puDiisnea xao
following certified CO'pyof An. Act to alter
the Constitution f-ltortbCaroliiuuSt---
U ivt v t,- Resident rftUSenate. i
January 24, 1872.
r I- - i. ' . ' , . ...
AN ACT t6 alter the Constitution of
North Carolina. r -.
. Sixj. ll I'he.'Genexal Assembly-of NbrtB
p..ino An n ft. rihrAA-nflha 01 an tne
vai viiuM v.vr . y ,
members of eaeli House copenmng),. ? ,
That ,the Constitution of this State he
altered as-follows, to wit: 1. , V
Amend section six, 01 ine Jirsi rviy;ic, UJ
striking out the first clause thereor, aown
to and including the word "but;" this be
ing the clause relating to tne ssiaie ueuu
Amend section two of the second article
ofrR-iTur nnt tlift wm-A annuallv." and
inserting in lieu thereof, the word ."bienni-oo-
hcin9 in Tpfprpno.fi to the : sessions
of the General Assembly. : , . .
Amend section five of the second article,
all that. r recedes the words.
'tho Sianata, Hletriats." flnd bV StrikinSl
out the phrase "as aforesaid or" m said sec
tion ; the parts so stricken out naving rei-
erence to the State census. . ...
Add a new section to tne secona arwcie
m " uTirl tct road as
follows ; "The members of the General As
sembly shall each receive . uiree nuuureu
dollars as a compensation for their services
during their term, subject to such regula
tions in regard to time of payment and re
duction for non-attendance as may be pre
scribed by law ; but they may have an
additional allowance when they are called
together in special session, and mileage
shall be ten cents per mile for each sassion.
Amend section one of the third article by
striking out the words ffour years," wiiere
they occur first in said section, and insert
ing, in lieu thereof, the words "two years,
being in reference to the terms of executive
Strikeout the words "Superintendent of
IJUbIlC - WOI"KS, wiiertsver iucj w-vuuiu
the Constitution, thus abolishing that oflice.
Amend section six of the third article, by
striking.out the word "annually," and in
serting, in lieu thereof, the word "biennial
ly," so as to conform to the provision re
specting. the sessions of the GeHeral Assem
1,1 - -
Strike out sections' two and three of the
fourth; article; being the provisions which
refer to the appointment and duties of the
Alter section four of the Tourth article, so
that said section shall read as follows :
"The judicial1 power of the State shall e
vested iu sLi vaui t m mo vi
ments, a supreme vpunDupeaui. u.w,
,,v,i. iUfinr riAiirk Vm mav be established
orni Pnnrts of .Tnstieesot theFeacei-l
u ia uuv. . t
"Tho Supreme Court shall consist of a Chief
Justice and two Associate j usuc-es ; jti
ded, That this shall not apply to the Justices
during their present, xerm 01 ouict?,
w flpiit.h. resienation. or. . otherwise, the
nT.Km. f Accniatn .Tnstiees shall be I'C-
iifnr oftofinn twplvfi of the fodrth article
thnf. onirt RRction shall read as follows:
11V i.mw , ,
umi.. ..11 l-vo A rAru intn llltlfl 111(11
cial districts, for each of which a judge shall
be chosen; ana in eacn aisirict a. oupcuui
Court shall be held at least twice in each
year, - to continue for such time in each
county respectively as may be prescribed
low Tho fionpral Assemblv . shall lay
olf said districts in due time, so that the
..inn inHtrps! mv bo chosen and begin
i. f;ai torrrt ntthfi first creneralelec
lUCil vixxc. 1-1
tho (ienersil Assembly
liUU 1U1 " e
cV.oii niir aftor th ratification OI
this section." The General Assembly may
reduce or increase the number of Districts
rTa.f t thA nmi nf fiach iudicial term.
Strike -out section thirteen of the fourth
article, which, fixes the present judical dis
a mAnri enntinn fourteen of the fourth ar
tide by striking out all after the word
"office," and inserting, in lieu of tho part so
ctriMrpri nnt. the followina:: "The General
Assemblv shall prescribe a proper system
of rotation for the judges ot the Superior
Courts, so that no judge may ride the same
district twice in succession, and the judges
may also exchangedistricts witn eacn otner.
as may be provided ny law.
Strike out section fifteen of the fourth ar
t;io .nrl insert in lieu thereof, the follow
. Tho npnArnl Assemblv shall have no
nower to deprive the judicial department of
1 i : . : ;r.V.4-fn1l.r
anv power or junsuicnu" nguMuuj
pertains to jt as a . co-ordinate department ;
but the General Assembly shall, allot and
distribute that portion of this power and ju
risdiction, which does mot pertain to the
Supremo Court, among the other Courts
prescribed in this Constitution or . which
may be established by law, in such manner
as it may deem best, provide also a proper
system of appeals, and regulate by law
when necessary the methods of proceeding,
in the exercise of their powers, of all the
courts below the Supreme Court, so far as
the same may be done without conflict with
other provisions of this constitution."
Strike out sections sixteen, seventeen,
nineteen, twenty-five and thirty-three of
the fourth article. . ' ' ,
Amend section twenty -six: of the fourth
article by striking out all that part which
begins with, and follows the word "but" in
said section, and, iu' lieu of the part so
stricken out, inserting the' following:--- -"
The judicial ronicers and, the clerks r of
any courts which maybe established by
law, shall be chosen by the vote of the quali-.
fied electors, and for such term as may be,
prescribed by law. The voters' of each pre-
cinc t, established as is elsewhere provided
for in this constitution, shall elect tvo jus
tices of the. peace for sii eh term as may be
fixed by law, whose jurisdiction shall extend
throughout their-respective counties. The
General Assembly may provide for the elec
tion of more than,two justices of the peace
in those precincts which contain cities or
towns, or in which other special reasons
render it expedient. The chief magistrates
of cities and incorporated towns shall Jiave
the judicial powers of justices of the peace."
Amend section thirty of the; fourth article
by striking out the wond " townships " and
inserting, in lieu thereof the-word pre
cincts ;" also in thelastsontencdof the same
section, strike out the words " the commis
sioners of the county may appoint- to such
office for the unexpired term," and in lieu
thereof insert " an appointment to fill such
vacancy for the unexpired term shall.be
made as may.oe presraueu uy xu.v. .:-
Amend sections one and seven of the fifth
article, ly striking out the words "commisT
sioners of the several counties" where they
occur in said sections, and in lieu thereof in
serting the words, t'.county authorities es
tablished and authorized by law: y r - . i '
Strike out section four of the fifth article,
relating to taxation to pay the State debt and
interest.' ' " ' ' -:;
Amend section six of tha; fifth, article by
inserting after the word V instrument "in
said section the words " or any other per
sonal property." . f ' 1 ,
Insert the word " and " before the word
" surveyor" in section one pf the 7th article,
and strike out the words " and five commis
sioners." in said section ; also add to said sec
tion the following V "The General Assem
bly shall provide for a system' ot county
government for the several eountie of the
Stated' i .. 'i;,' '7,:.T '4
! Amend section two of tho seventh article,
by striking out the word ' commissioners "
and ' in" lieu- thereof inserting - the words
" eonnty authorities established and author
ized by law ;" and in the same section strike
out the words, "the Register of Deeds shall
be ex officio clerk of the board of commissioners-"-
. ' v 1 ' --
Strike out section three of tho seventh ar
ticle, and in lieu thereof insert the following :
The county authorities established and
authorized by law shall see that the respec-
iira jinnntion arp rlivifled into A tmitablh nura-
ber of snb-divisions, as convenient and com-J
. . . "ti. 1 I I
Eacc in snape as possiuie, anu. uiainwiuui
y definite Doundaries, which may be al
tered when necessary. Said sub-divisions
shall be known by the name of precincts;
They shall have no corporate powers. The
wnchin rmvprnitipnts are abolished. The
boundaries of the precincts shall be the same
as those which heretofore defined the town
ships until they shall be altered.': : :-.,: : '
i Strike out sections four, fiver six, ten and
eleven of the seventh article which relate to
the township system.
ZA cinna oio-nt. Hint nlnfl of the SeV-
cnth article, by striking out the words; or
townships " vhere they occur in, said sec
tions. ., . . .-'..-..-' i ';. - -VL.,J:JJ-lii!
Strike out section three or tne ninwi .
de, and in lieu thereof insert the following:
itfri.. aiani a BQDmblv rViaII make suita-
ble provision by i law for the management
and regulation oi iae puMtw wmw, "
perfecting the system nf free public instrnor.
tion." . :, - -. .v.. : v it;
Strike out section live or tne mnui
cle; arid in lieu thereof, insert the following:
" The General Assembly shall have porter
to provide for thtr election of Trustees of
'tt: ,:. xr4k Pomlina. In Whom, t
.when chpsen, shall be vested all. the privir
- ;om. onH endowments
leges, nijuuj,- uoui.unw , " . .
i.Lr7 n ow wko crrnted to. or -con-
ferred upon, the Board of Trustees otm
University and the General -Assembly
wmvinnsi:iaw9 ana reg-
ulations, from time to time, as may be nee-
essary anu eipcuicui., ivi "I V,
and management qf said University. ,
Strike out sections juirwsi,w-" :
nnn ninth ' nft.folA. relatinjT ,to ,me
TTnivtovsitv nf North Carolina; . Amend sec-
tnn tn nhiiA eleventh article by striking
out the words "at the charge of the gUtffr
anuiu iieu. wwwi, - 4
ci..- . An. nnf. null nrODPri V
over and above the homestead and personal
property exemption, pressunweu vj -"'- "
stitution, or; being , minors,, whose parents
do not own. property, over anu
same, shall be cared for at the charge of the
StateV. T:A vl,-.-- :i',rni u tK.-.-'.vni
Aitftrsfthtkin seven of the fourteenthar-
tirlfl Rathat said section shall read as foi-
follows: rri'No person whq shall .hold any
United States.' or any department thereof.
or under this State, or under any otner
State or government, snail uoa or
any other oflice or place, of trust or profit
rh;a Staff fir1 bo eu-
gible to a seat in either hquse of the General
? - n ..t.j rni nnl. nor horPin
Assem oiy : rroviueu, j. '"v'X, h s" TC"
contained shall -extend to officers - in the
militia. Justices of the reace. Com mission-
ers of Public ;Channes, -or v""a"I";v CT
forSpecialPurposesi- '; '
Add another section to the fourteenttt ar
ticle to.be styled ' section 8,Vi and to read
as follows : " County -officers, justices of
the peace and Other officers whose offices
are abolished or changed In any way by the
alteration of the constitution, shall continue
to exercise their functirjfcs until ' Rny pro
visions necessary to be made by law m or
der to give full effect to, tlie alterations, so
far as relates to said officers shall have been
made." y, . ..' . :
Re-number the sections in those , artiqes
from which any section has . been stricken
without the insertion of -another in-its
stead: and give to any neAV section i that
number which by this methodwouid have
been given to thesection for which it is
substituted, and the alterations shall be em
bodied into the constitution, and the sever
al sections numbered consecutively. J
Ratified the! 19th day oF January, A. P.,
..--') .i'.-rU :-h- --: -''f.ii!'i
:: STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA,
' " Officb of Secbetaky of State,
i Ttnlpinh. Jan. 22d. 1872.
t TTonww.T rpnnincer. Secretarv of State,
hereby certify that the foregoing is1 a true
conv of the original act on filein this office.
11, m1. iumnii'u"
jan. 25. wCmj Secretary of State.
Wilmington North; Carolina
INSURANCE C 0 MP AN Y.
JOHN W. ATKINSON,
F. H. CAMERON,
DR. E. A. ANDERSON,
DIRECTORS : ' , j
'-. t w a tirinoon-rJeneral Insurance Airent
T Tt rii-ono-or President of the Bank of
Vfltir JTinnvor 4
F W Kerchner. Grocer and Commission
Merchant. j , '
C M Stedman, of Wright and Stedman. .
T II McKoy, of W A Whitehead fe Co.,
Fayettevilie.) " i
R H Cowan, President. . ,
II B Ellers, Commission Merchant. , .
A A Willard, of Wlllard Brothers.
W A Cumming, of Northrop fc Cumriiing.
G W Williams, of Williams fc Murchison.
Eli Murray1, of E Murray & Co.
A J DeRossett, of DeRossett & Co. ?
Robert Henning, of Dawson, Teel & Ken
ning. - ": i!-. ;.''''- ;
Alex Sprunt, British, Vipe-Consul, of
Sprunt and Ilinson. ' I f
P Murphv, Attorey at Law.
J D Williams, of J D Williams & Co.;
Fayettevilie.! - -
Jas C McRae, Att'y at Law, Fayettevilie.
IB Kedyf Merchant Kenansville. m-
J T Pope, Merchant, Lumberton.
. SPECIAti, FEATURES
1st." Iffp Restriction on Residence or Travel.
2. No extra charge on the lives of Females.
3. Policies Incontestable after Five Years.
4. The Rates of Interest on the Funds; of
PAnmonw liio-lmr thjtn those on the
Funds of Companies located in other States,
U1US lllSUl lIlg, lili jici. xny iucuuo iu
Holders5. ;7 JT ;
i 5. Ther Directors and Officers of the Com
pany! sire prominent - NORTH CAROLI
NIANS, whb are KNOWN: to he men of
INTEGRITY and WORTH. ;i
Q. The-Company is established, on a solid
and i permanent, basis, steps having been
taken to increase the j . j'
;;CAPiTAL STOPK.0F ?500po!, f :
; "f: ALL TJIE 'FUNDS OF THE COM
PANY ARE INV13STED IN THIS STATE
AND CIRCULATED AMONG OUR OWN
PEOPLE This fact should, commend the
Company, above all others, to North Caro
linians.. It is well known that hundreds of
thousands of dollars in Life Premiums are
annually sent North to enrich Northern
Capitalists, thus continually draining our
Eeople of immense amounts whieh should
o kept at home. On this ground the friends
of this Company confidently appeal to every
son of the Old North State; and ask their
support for this . , j . ; .
' '"" IlOME ;iINSTITtJTl6N, . .
which, while it btfer's .iutwtantially all the
advantages of Northern Companies, helps
to build up HOME INSTITUTIONS. ' '
AGENTS WANTEDiri every county iri
the State; with whoirt the most liberal terms
will he made. Apply to? rl ' ' ii: ; '
- i; 4AMES D. BROOKS, . : . :
General Supervising Agent, .
or. TJIEO.ll. HILL,
1 I. Local Agent, .
: apr24 wGm.': f ;' -i' Raleigh, N. C.
' ' ' ii t ' i . ! n ' ' 'J' 1 ? " ''' '"" r.
';rls.lINTERNAL REV'E. NOTICE.
l ;,- Assessors Office j :
. 4th Collection District N. C.,'- .
; I lialciah, April 3th, 1872.
Notice: is hereby given, as required by
Section 10 of the act of June 30th, 1864, as
subsequently amended, that between the
hours of 10 A. M. and 4 P. M., oh the 24th,
25tb and 26th davs of April, 1872, at my of
fice in the oity :of ltaleigb, N. C, appeals
will be received-and determined relative to
any efroneousof excessive valuations, as
sessments or enumerations by the Assessor
of Assistant Assessors returned in the; An
nual List for 1872. 1 1 .
All appeals, as aforesaid, mast be made
in writing, and must specify the particular
thin rA5mentinf? which ft
decision is requested, and must, norcover, J
nlained ot " " " adeliveredlo me ireTtie: .
P WILLIE D. JONES, ; , ,t;' W. BELL; Sher!fr.
44 w(Jt. Assessor 4th District N. C. March 15, 1572. ' 41 wlm.
. j: . , I-' ; - !
dii; crook's wmti of tar j n
, . diseases of tho
- Urinary Organs.
DR. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR -,
. , , iShould be taken for all
Throat and Lung Ailments.
! ' r
DR. CROOK'S jWINE OF TAR !
r r,-!.. j r :-iiu "Renovates and1.
- Invigorates thd entire system. -
.- rT,,i. . r- - , ... ...
DRj CROOKS WINE OF TAR ' ' '
Should be kept In every house,
si ! ' ii ana naiiio-giving
: Tonifa properties' tried by all.
DR. CROOK'SJWINE OF TAIlf- -
, Kestores .ine Appeute mm i
h Strengthens the Stomach.
DR. CROOK'S : WiNEJ OF.TAR t
. ... , H, , uijires jivuiiuic-f,
"f . ' " or aiiyXiver Complaint.
DR. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR i .
7 ' yho are never feeling well
1 Strong and Healthy..
DR.. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR
' Mlas restoreu many persons
if! ... I KVt ..A Krrn . -I
;. r WUU HVC WTOIM j.
M UplUUiy.lU UJ U J .tir.
Dill! CROOK'S WINE OF.TAR N, .
--T- T TT 7 . .1
;; r;. Possesses vegeiapie ,ingreuieui .
' Uhiii mnkns it thn i
best Tonic in the market.
WINE OF TAR '
r Has proved itsi'l
in thousands of casK
uring all diseases of the
.,r Throat and L.ungs.
DR. CROOK'S VlNE OF TAR
,7) and Coughs and Colds,
more effectually than any
I v other remedy.
DR. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR
Causes theJbod to digest, removing
: , Dyspepsia and lndigestion.
i)R. CROOK'S! WJ NE OF TAR t
-Has cured cases of Consumption
DR. CROOK'S! INE QF TAR f ' ; J '
!i All' recovering from any illness
Will find this the s
i ) best Tonic they can take:
'')' i , n
DR.' CROOK'S! WINE OF TAR -Removesi
pain in Breast, Side or Pack
WINE OF TAR
' ' Ts nn effective-
t ivgulator of tlie Liver.
im: CROOK'S; WINVE OF TAR I
Shoukl be taken to strengthen and
, ! build up your system.
-i : 1
rCS WINE OF TAR
Makes Delicate Females,
4 who are never feeling well,
Strong ana irieauny.
R. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR
. Will proven t;3Ialarious Fevers,
and braces up the System
DR. CROOK'Si WINE OF TAR
Is the very remedy for the Weak
, and Debilitated.
j ' h 1 " "j
DR. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR ;
Will 'cure your Dyspepsia or
rR CROOK'S WINE OF TAR
' i Rapidly restores !ehaustei
DR. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR
Should be taken if yoi
weak Or debilitated.
WINE OF TAR
Should .be taken If your Stomach
is out or oraer. . :
DR CROOK'SI WINE OF TAR 1
. -; ::i Has cured , so many cases of
-f1 I Asthma ana Bronchitis
that it has been pronounced aspeciflc
, : .. r; j t lor tnese compiainxs.
DR. CROOK'S WINE OF TAR j
.i i Gives tone and energy to
:; Debilitated Constitutions.
DR., CROOK'S a ; :
Compound Syrup of
I O IC -i ' no O T !
DR. CROOK'S COMPOUND m i, 1
SYIvUl OK lr,UK12 KUU J'..
; I Cures Rheumatism and ,.
."Pains in Limbs, Bones, tVc.
DU.. CROOK'S COMPOUND '' ' t "
1 V i SYRUP OF POKE ROOT.
' f Removed-Pimples, Blotchon,
. and beautifies the Complexion.
.' .: ; " -r- ;
DR. CROOK'S COMPOUND -
-.. Ji ; SYRUP OF POKE ROOT.
. .,.)...,.,,.., Cures all diseases
depending on a depraved cor.dition
V;-. .; 1 ;.,!: . of the blood.
DR. ClU)OK'StCOMPOUND !
j SYRUP OF POKE ROOT.
. I .. j, Builds up Constltutio'iiH
! ; .broken down from .
Alincral or Mercurial Poisons .
DR. CROOK'S COMPOUN D . ,
SYRUP OF POAE ROOT
Should bo taken by all
requiring a remedy
' to make pure blood.' '
COMPOTIND1 t ' , i- ; ;
SYRUP: OF POKE ROOT.
; . ; ' Cures Scald Head,
1 Salt Rheum, Tetter.
- i it
SYRUP OF POKE ROOT,
Scrofulous Diseases of the Ey-
or ocruiui 111 nny lui in.
DR.' CROdK'S:COMPOUNDiJ :
. SYRUP OF POKE: ROOTY
: -nis Cures old.Soros, Ikjl or Ulcer.
- ... .-i .- .". . '
DR.-CROOK'S COMPOUND . .. ... .
iztr .:ot:'rSYRUP OF. POICE ROOT.
Is tho isEST 'Altfirntivo'
or Blood Purifier made.
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