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Official Orgran of the United States
OSes, io th "Standard" building, Cast aid of
THURSDAY, JULY 4th, 1872.
ULYSSES S. GRANT, of Illinois.
For Vice Pkesident:
HtiXltV "WILSON", Massachusetts.
. FOR THE STATU AT LARGE!
MARCUS EKWIX, of Ilanconibe.
SATItTL F. PHILLIPS, of Wake.
VOll THE COXORESSIONAI. iistricts:
1. i:drard Itantom, of XjttcII.
William F. Loftin, of Lenoir.
.1. Wm. A. Guthrie, of Camberlaud.
f. Thomas IH.'Arffo, of Orange.
3. Stephen A, Douglas, of Rockingham.
G. William H Bjunm, of Lincoln.
7. Jamrt . Ramsay, of Rowan.
S. James yi. Justice, of Rutherford.
TOD R. CALDWELL, of llurke.
For. Li eutex axt Governor:
CITRTIS II. UnOGDO, of Wayne.
For Secretary of State:
WM. II. IIOWERTOX, of Rowan.
JOII.V REILLY, of Cumberland.
DAVID A. JEfKIXS, of Ciaston.
For Sur'T. of Pcb. Instruction
J A .MISS REID, of Franklin.
" For Sup't. of Public Works :
SILAS IIUICXS, of Chatham.
For Attorney General:
TAX. I HARGROVE, of Ciranville.
cx rs: c nz icxs i o:ny ticket
For Congress 1st District:
Cl.lVro.V I. tunn, of Paqiiolank.
For Congress 2d District:
CHARLES R. TIIOJIAS, of Craven.
For Congress 3rd District:
NKILL McKAV, of Harnett.
festa asserting tho rightef Prince Alpbonso
d'Assi, son o'f cx-Quccn Isabella, (to tho
throne of Spain, and his determination at
tho proper time to dofend him in his right.
The ! storm in Englandj"n Monday was
unprecedented in furv in The midland coun
ties. In the town of fslaflbrd a number of
buildings, including 'tho railway station,
were destroyed, a.ticr between the latfcr and
the town of "Wolverhampton the crops were
prostrated aiyj destroyed. v J
The Inten&l Revenue bureau decides
that under tho new law the proprietors's
name can bo put on the labels in the sarnie
manner as under the present law, but under
the new law it cannot be printed ornjranaeu,
instead of the manufacturer s name, on
wooden packages of tobacco. j
The Union League club of New York has
formally pronounced for Grant and "Wil
son. It solemnly resolves that the old is
sues remain : that we are still fighting sla
very and beating the drums of thd war;
that, practically, Mr. Greeley is the same as
Jeff. Davis, and General Grant the same as
Abraham Lincoln. I
The audience at the Boston Jubilee on
Tuesday last was overwhelming The
coliseum was crowded with people, " and
over five thousand were turned fvbm its
doors." Twenty thousand tickets wore sold.
and the whole number present is esllmateil
at seventy thousand. The performance is
considered the bestThat has yet been offered.
Tho Freed men's Bureau will be discon
tinued after this week, according to fa late
oi of Congress. Tne Freedmen's hospital
and asylum will be continued at Washing
ton, D. C, under the direction of the Secre
tary of War. who will also continue the
work of tho bureau in the collection and
payment of bounty, prize money, and other
war claims of colored sailors and soldiers.
A terrible railroad accident occurred near
Belleville, Ontario, on Saturday morning.
The ensiuo jumped the track and telescoped
the smoking and second-class cars, leaving
them on top of the engine, where they were
exposed to tbe escaping steam from tho
boiler. Sixty-five men and women were
fearfully scalded, and the medical men in
attendance do not anticipate that more. than
fonrtr five will survive their injurics.-
The recent rains throughout Pennsylvania
and northwestern New York have been at
tended with considerable damage. At Wil-
liamsport a railroad bridge that fiad been
destroyed by fire and nearly rebuilt was
carried away- by a Hood recently, and at
Tioga, Pa., three million feet of logs were
swept off, and for miles along tho "Tioga
river tho whole country is under! water
For Congress 1th District:
WILLIAM A. smiTII, of Johnston.
" For Cong rkss 5th District:
THOMAS SETTLE, of Rockingham.
For Congress Ctii District:
OLIVER 11. DOl'KCHV, of Richmond.
. For Congress 7tii District:
DAVID yi FI'RCIIES, of Iredell.
. For C)Ngress-td: District:
V. CVCAADLEK, of Bancombc.
The Era, until further notice, will
he under m v control. -
3. U. LAxTiARrrter- -
-T Six cases of sun stroke in Cincinnati on
Saturday one fatal.
!Ki,04 pupils are registered in the public
schools of New York.
An International Free-Trad o Conference
is to Ik) hold in London in 1S73.
Judge David Davis has written a letter
declining the nomination of the Tabor Re
formers. A contract for building thirty-six locomo
tives in Paterson, X. J., been canceled.
owing to the strike.
. At a lire in New York on Saturday, some
twenty-live firemen were more or less in
jured by an explosion of vitriol.
Dr. Howard, recently imprisoned in Spain,
has looii released through tho intervention
of tho United States government.
.Vn. Joseph K. Johuson is against ( reeley.
T!n (.'Ktipml I o1 iovM Iroolovs olection
would continue the Radic als in power under
San Francisco was shaken by an explo
sion of l."00 pound of nitro-glyeerine on
Friday night. Six buildings were wrecked,
but no one injured.
Master Ulysses S. Grant, jr., who ha
Ihvii at school at Harvard for the past two
years, sails for KurojK) on Saturday, July
nili, t. spend his vacation.
15y a decision rendered of the Commis
sioner, on and after July 1, 187-i, peddlers of
tobacco must give bond and pay tho sjweial
tax imposed hy the new law.
Gen. Mosby has supplied himself with a
large number of campaign documents is
sued by the National Republican Commit
tee, for circulation in Virginia.
Tho new Legislature of Oregon will meet
on the second Monday in September, and
for the first time in four years tho State will
Ik) under full control of the Republicans.
Tho Spanish war vessels, it is said, have
strict orders to scire and sink the American
steamers Virginu and Kdgar Stewart,
wherever found outside of neutral ports.
Tho last of the Ku Klux Committee's re
port and testimony is in press at tho Gov
ernment Printing Oflice. The work consists
of thirteen volumes, containing an aggro-
causing immense loss to railroads and the
standing grain. " j
Dexter Reynolds, a prominent member of
the Albany bar, has invented a type-setting
machine, which, having been pronounced a
complete success by type-founders in Bos
ton, New York and Philadelphia, has been
sold for $1O0,OOJ to a combination of New
York capitalists. The machine is said to be
exceedingly simple in construction a2d easy
of operation, with a capacity of 2,000 cms of
l3'P Per hour. Other type-setting machines
have been invented, proving only partially
The women of Illinois will, on the first
day of July next, bo eligible to hold ap
pointive offices in that State, under the act
passed by the legislature last winterj Sec;
tion one enacts that no person shall be pre
cluded from any occupation profession or
of sex. The enly other exception is that
women cannot bo eligible to elective offices ;
and nothing in the act shall be construed as
requiring any female to work on streets or
roads, or serve on juries. J
Tho Geneva Board of Arbitration ad
journed on Saturday last until July 1.1, alter
putting on record its final decision rejecting
the claims of tho United States for indirect
damages, and making public the ground up
on which the rejection was made ; and also
dismissing the demand of Great Britain for
a protracted adjournment. Count Sclopis,
president of tho board, congratulated the
arbitrators on tho wisdom and perseverance
displayed in their deliberations. By the'timc
of reassembling it is expected thatLord
Tentcrdcn will be able to have the argument
on the part of Great Britain put in printed
form, j Everything is reported to be most
satisfactorily and definitely settled. Arbitra
tion goes, on, and both sides are contenl with
the issue. The London press, in speaking
of these statements ot Granville and folad
stone, reiterate these sentiments.
Previous to the great Presidential contest
in November, the following States! and
Territories hold elections this fall : North
Carolina, August 1; Kentucky, Montana,
and Utah, August 5 ; New Mexico, Sept. 1 ;
California, September 2 ; Vermont, Sept. 3 ;
Maine, September 9; Colorado territory,
September 10; Dakota, Indiana, Nebraska,
Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and the District
of Columbia, October 8 ; South Carolina,
October 10; West- Virginia, October 24.
All tho States vote for Presidential electors
on the 5th day of November, and on the
same day the following choose State officers :
Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida,"
Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mary
land, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,
Mississippi, Missouri, .Nevada, New Jersey,
New York, Tennessee, Virginia and Wis
consin. Arizona holds her. territorial flec
tion on the 8th of November. 1 -
avu w xj.j-.ui ivu iv-LjUJV'
ami spirit at jiiltox i
J f. i! f.
1 CiSWELL COUNTY.
? v r .. . . 1
Th i? iVIimlerers of Senator Stephens
rHf on the War Path.
i ff 'H ..
tu - -
Erf'ECT OF (JKKIXEl'S APOSTASY.
. lio dastardly attempt of the mur
dcrt'rs of Senator J, V. Stephens to
raise a rio.t at Milton and Yancey ville
a few days asro when Judge Settle and
otheT; Republican gentlemen were ad
dimming the people, and the rotten-egg
ingi of. the United States flag, is just
wht: we expected of the Ku Klux of
thu and other States. The delusive
hope, held out that Greeley may be
elected .is reviving the Ku Klux spirit
by fyirtHe of which the Democrats car
riedj thetate in 1870. The smoking
erncers of the Ivlan which .were graa
ually dying out under the enforcement
of he Ku Klux law, have been raked
together since Mr. Greeley consented
to become the candidate of the Ku
iviux for uresiaenuiindJire-P"11 '""y
to burstTorthTinto a flame large enough
to destroy civil liberty in every. South
erri-State,. The issue now as in 1868,
is ifteace or war. The success of the
Democrats in August and the election
of Ir. Greeley in November, will en
surd the reorganization of the Ku
KLUx ; liberty will vanish, and our
couHs will become an engine of oppres
siori, by which Ku Klux reek judicial
vengeance on Republicans.
The mob spirit so fiercely exhibited
at Milton and Yanceyville erives but
a fnt idea of the Slumbering Ku Klux
volcano situated in everv Southern
State: ready the moment Greeley is
elected to send forth a lava of blood
anil destruction ten-fold worse than all
thp' outrages and murders heretofore
conjmitted by the Klan. Unsuspect
ing peoiile may think the Klan is en-
titely broken up. There never was a
greater mistake. Ku Klux are play
infpossum, and if the American peo
ple ishoukl so far foro-et themselves and
, i - - o - - - - -
tlcir interests as to elect Greeley, the
SoPjth would soon be the scene of an
internecine war. Republicans will not
suhmit any longer to Ku Klux vio
lence! encouraged by Turner, Vance,
Hill, and other Democratic - leaders,
who are worse men than Shotwell,
Ajnbs "Owen and others now in the
.Penitc'ntiary at Albany; they will de
fend themselves whenever attacked by
tlje sworn, perjured allies of the Greeley
Democracy ; and thus the sunny South
w)ll be converted into a field of strife
aiid bloodshed, equal and similar to
that of Mexico. Such would be the
effect of Merrimon's election in August
arid" Greeley's election in November.
will work and vote against Merrimon
and Greeley. Every interest of the
country will be convulsed by Greeley's
election. Therefore, put on your ar
mbr and. defeat Greeley in North Car
olina in August by defeating Merrimon
arid the whole Democratic ticket. The
police of North Carolina will be pre
served by a Republican victory in Au
gust.: Civil war, domestic violence,
axaJ Ku Klux outrage will speedily
follow the election of Merrimon and
Greeley. The murder of Stephens, the
hariffincr of Outlaw, the drowning of
Pdrvear. the outrage on Justice, and
thousands of other outrages and mur
ders committed by the Ku Klux, will
bef eclipsed by the Klan just as soon as
J.1.L fa.A 1 "X""-
Judge I'lippV Democratic candidate
for Attorney General, Messrs. Battle
and SonsJmd . J. B. Batchelor, recom
mended that, indictments against Geo.
W. Swepon be dismissed, provided,
Swepson frould agree to pay back of
his stealiJg3lrom the State, six cents in
the dollar k Fot this recommendation
we are ii brmed that the gentlemen
aforemen oned received the sum of
two thoiL md f dollars. -This sum we
suppose -as . divided by three, and
Judge Shfyp received six hundred and
sixty-six 'dollars and sixty-six and two
thirds cenitt for signing a recommenda
tion whie freed Swepson, amnestied
him from? future indictment, and lost
the State oVeral millions of dollars., f
This traiiisaction places Judge Shipp
in an unenviable light before the peo
ple of tho tiate. There are two sides to
this question, both of which are equally
damaging t o Judge Shipp.
I: Judge 3hipp, as Attorney General
and prosecuting officer of the State, re
commended : that the indictments
against Swepson be : dismissed, provid
ed Swepsonlvould agree to pay back
six cents . invJie dollar of the millions
stolen mrrXthe 'State.SShIs'is' the
substantiate -oy the - recon
com do oupenor jouix.
To meet this charge Judge Shipp de
clares that he did not act in his official
capacity as Attorney General, but as
an individual lawyer.
This declaration falls to the ground
wheii it is remembered that Judge
Ship was Attorney General when he
signed the recommendation, and that
as such officer he was in charge of pros
ecutions in which the State was inter
II. Suppose Judge Shipp had not
been Attorney General the fact that he
recommended that indictments against
Swepson be dismissed, provided Swep
t , , . ... .
son wduia agree to pay DacK six cents in
the dollar of the millions stolen from the
State, ih sufficient to damn him in the
eyes of every man who desires that the
Attorney General oftheStateshall be an outrage by pleading that the South is
Comments of the Northern Press
on the Outrages at Milton and
; Yanceyville, by the Ku Klux. - '
. Speaking of the attempt; to get up a
riot at Milton and Yanceyville, for the
purpose of murdering Judge Settle and
Col. Henderson, and the rotten-egging
of the American flag, The N. Y Times
says : .
. "Disgraceful as was the occurrence at
YanceyvUle, N. C., it was only the natural
result of the new courage which the ku klux
have taken from Mr. Greeley's surrender
to the Democracy. It is not singular that
Judge Settle, the Republican candidate for
Congress, was threatened, and would hare
been assaulted but for his defiant attitude ;
it is not strange that the American flag was
outraged ; but it is incomprehensible why
the Greeleyites did not proceed to wholesale
murder. It will come to that before long,
if they go on as they did in North Carolina
the other day."
t i Of the same outrages The N. Y. Tri
bune, organ- of Mr. Greeley, says :
" Caswell county, North Carolina, has not
enjoyed a fortunate reputation of late years.
Whether justly or not, it has been reported
to maintain the irregular ruffiian band,
ktaown as " Regulators," and to have heen
formerly more or less troubled writh Ku
Kluxism. The story, that Mr. Settle, w1h
resided over the Philadelphia Convention,
T'yis now canvassing- ine v in uistrici oi
shamefully insulted- and threatened' by
roughs in Caswell county is a plausible one,
and finds credence among those who know
anything of the locality. Of course, while
the. Grant men are m a considerable minor-
ity in the South, there will be some at
tempts to obtain popular sympathy else
where by exaggerating the boisterous dem
onstrations of disfavor which are insepara
ble from the political canvass everywhere.
But the outrage said to have been perpe
trated on Mr. Settle is circumstantially re
ported, and seems to be one of those shame
ful attacks on free speech which proceed
from that spirit of ignorant lawlessness
which inevitably grows up in a country
under military rule, and which it must be
the first duty of the restored civil Govern
ment to repress and correct."
The Times strikes the key-note of
the condition of the Southern States.
Tlie Tribune iustifies and excuses the
officer U'ho will take care of the inter
ests of the State, and see that she is not
robbed with impunity, and an enor
mous debt saddled upon the State for
which the people will receive no benefit
whatever. ; .
We have endeavored to State both
sides of the case ; the people will decide
the matter at the ballot-box.
We presume the gentlemen who
a j -a t j !! A
signea tne recommendation win not
deny that they received two thousand
dollars for their services. If they do,
we should like to know it.
under "military rule."
Tribune and the Northern
the South was comparatively
Ike R. Strayhorn and ' John T. Ho-
gan have been nominated by the Re
publicans of Orange to represent that
county in "the lower House of the next
General Assembly. Both of them are
ver-fceeHfro--we- hope- to see
them elected by a handsome majority.
We tell The
the midst of the most violent of Ku
Klux outrages to what it will be if
Merrimon is elected in August and
Greeley in November. The outrages
at Milton and Yanceyville will be mul
tiplied by the hundred, with deadly
and'murderous effect. The election of
Greeley and Brown isjust as dangerous
to the continued peace of the Nation as
the election of Seymour and Blair
would have been. Who doubts that a
violent, exterminating civil war would
have followed the election of Seymour
and Blair? Nobody, save fools. Those
who flatter themselves that a better
feeling will grow up and prosper under
; That L.ittle "Overdrawing." i
Mr. James II. Moore and the whole
Democratic party are unhappy because
the Democratic Public, Printer was de
tected in overcharging the State by
using the letter m instead of the quad.
em.y Maj. Hearne, as editor- of The
Charlotte Despatch, published a receipt
showing that the matter had been set
tled, and the amount "overdrawn" re
turned to the State Treasurer. ; Ndw,
Mr. Moore says he lias not "refunded."
We find the following record of the
transaction in the Auditor's and Treas
urer's offices; jThe j first is in these
words and figures: I
"3,338.59. , V , : : No. 255
State of North Cabolina,
! . Auditor's Office, : .
" ; Raleigh, May 15, 1872. :
To the Public Treasiirer : . ; .
James II. Moore, former State Printer and
Binder, will pay into the Treasury of North
Carolina Three Thousand Three Hundred
and Thirty-eight 59-100 dollars for amount
overdrawn by said Public Printer, &c, on
work hitherto audited, by computing by
the letter "m'f instead of , tho quad, "em.";
ii., Adams, Auditor."
Mr. T. N. Ramsay, the present State
Printer, as agent of Mr. Moore, pre
sented the above to the State Treasurer
together with an Auditor's .warrant,
and received the following receipt, viz:,
"NO. 169.' ; . " ' V
Treasury Department of N. C,
-J, ; , Raleigh, May"l5, 1572.
Received of James II. Moore,, former
State Printer and Binder, the sum of Three
Thousand Three Hundred and Thirty
eight 59-1000 Dollars, for amount overdrawn
by said State Printer, &c, on work hereto
fore done and audited, by computing by
letter m instead of quad, em, as per state
ment of Auditor. D. A. Jenkins,
Per D. W. Bain, Ch'f Clerk."
Now, we don't see any use for Mr.
Moore or any one else to squirm any
further about the "overdrawing." A
committee of practical printers have
certified to the Legislature that the
State Printer had "overdrawn;" the
General Assembly itself acknowledged
that their State Printer had "over
drawn," and ordered him to refund,
and he ; has done so, and the record
shows that the amount "overdrawn"
has been refunded.
Its no use for Mr. Moore to say that
he has not refunded, and that no such
receipt as the above was given by any
one in the Treasury to any one connec
ted with The Sentinel office. It can be
proven by gentlemen whose veracity
has not and cannot be questioned.
The Ieiiiocratic Address of Marcli,
::: 187,l.j ' IU
In Marcli 1871 j one hundred and six
of the Democratic members of tho Leg
islature signed a solemn address to the
people of North Carolina, from whieh
we extract tho following;, , . , ;
''Therois ono "overwhelming considera
tion to which wo invito particular attention,
and which of itself renders tho call of a Con
vention, . in our opinion, an imperative
necessity. One of the most striking provis
ions of the present Constitution has never
been enforced, and yet it contains a direct
and rbsiTiVE mandate to the General As
sembly, which MEN-OF COMMON HONESTY,
REGARDFUL OF THEIR OATHS iin,
who feel bound by tho opinion of our Su
preme Court in relation to tbe limit of Ra
tion, KNOW NOT HOW TO PISOBKYJ
It is in these words : " Tho General Assem
bly shall by appropriate legislation, and In
adequate taxation, provido for tho prompt
and regular payment of the interest on! the
public debt?" If this be construed ax aj?.
plying to the old debt only,' it requires tho
levy of twelve hundred thousand dollars if
tax to pay interest. Add , to this tho; tux
necessary to carry on the Stato gove rn
ment, and it will bo perceived that tho torn
tax which this Legislature can levy if they
carry out their obligations under this Const i
tution, is largely over a million and a half
of dollars, or five times tho tax of tho past
year.- Tho Govomor says, in ' his message -.
twowillions and a haft or eight times tho.
tax of the past year. '.....'. . ,
" We know very well that any such tax
would crush tho people into tho dust. Yet
WE HAVE TAKEN AN OATH WHICH CANNOT
BE FULFILLED UNLESS AVJ5 DO MAKE SVCH
A levy ; and as. honorable men, wo see no
way of escape, unless tho people Will call a
Convention, and relieve us from tho dilem
ma by changing the Constitution in j this
particular. We cannot believe tho true and
honest people of North Carolina expect us
to violate our oatlis. We therefore nppc.il
to them to come to our rescue, and their
own." . '
Signed by I
T. J. Jarvis, E. B. Withers, J. (I. II,. Mitt-hell,
J. II. Hill, W. II. Lucas, Robert GanJul,
W. F. Shull, C. W. Uroadfoot, Wm. II. (raw
ford, J. G. Scott, J. Henry Currie, lluli 15.
Regan, Thos. D. Johnson, John FurrNcill S.
Stewart, S. A. Ashe, J. D. Sanfoeri, Lee'M.
McAfee, C. M. T. McCauloy, 1J, lv.l)itke-, T.
A. Nicholson, David KWnid, Geo. II. (Jri'gory,
Jonathan Lassiter, R. P. Waring, J. O. Wilcox,
S. C. Rankin, Jacob Chnard, C. Gore, M.
Alwater, J. R. Maxwell, Henry T. Jordan, j. S.
Anderson, J. A. Womack, Nnt. Kelsey, J. A.
Drake, W. C. Smith, T. D. Bryson, C. F. Yonng,
J. A. Ivelly, I). P. Smith, Jesso llinnniit, jj, C.
Grayson, L. W. Martin, John L. Henderson,
John W. Durham, J L. Robinson, R. B. B.
Houston, Calvin Joyncr, A. C. McAUiste
It is said Judge Merrimon wrote the
Democratic address which contains the
assertion that the members of the late
Legislature must levy a tax of fifty
dollars on every,- thousand dollars'
worth of property or perjure them
selves. But they didn't levy the tax,
you know. ' -
S. Atkinson,. F. Tomlinson, T. Sparrow, E.
J. Warren, W. M. Robbins, John W. Graham,
A. J. Darjjan, H C. Jones, A. C. Cowlcs, C. L.
the administration of Mr. Greeley, .need fo denunciation i
to reflect over the diabolical attempt to" to Murder Judge
Oath of Sampson Count yKii Klux,
i - i
The following is the oath of the Ku
Klux of Sampson county. Gentlemen
who prate about the suspension of the
writ of habeas corpus and civil libertyU an open outbreak may be expected to
should read, reflect, and vote against immediately follow Mr. Greeley's elec-
murder Judge Settle and Col. Hender
son. When such papers as The N. Y.
Tribune panders to Ku Klux sentiment
and gravely excuses outrages commit
ted by North Carolina Ku Klux, well
may the people become alarmed, lor
that party I whose sworrr allies are the
Ku Klux j of every? Southern State.
Here is the oath : -
Oath No." 1. I, A. B., do solemnly
swear, before Almighty God and in the
State and National governments
pass into the Viands of Merrimon and
Greeley. Every North Carolinian who
desires the peace of his State and the
prosperity of the people, will fail to do
his duty in the interest of peace and
prosperity, unless he votes against
Mbrrimon and Greeley. Every per
soh who has been the victim of the
act Klux, should not fail to go to the
pols and vote against' Merrimon and
(reeley.' Elect Caldwell and the State
ticket, and a majority of both branches
of the Legislature in August, and a
deadly blow will have been struck at
Gtcehy and the reviving and vindic
tlye Ku Klux. In this struggle for
pejicc, in this struggle for the preserva
tion of civil liberty, in this struggle for
ths maintenance of the Constitution
nitd the rights guaranteed by that in
strument, JVdrth Carolina expects every
man to do rus full ault. Where is the
laggard in such a contest?
IjCI every itepuDiican ana everv
friend of the Union and law and order
turn out on election day and vote the
tSl; j ia
xti'pu oncan iicKet.
gate of 8,2(31 octavo jages. :i
' Great Britain is determined not to be be
hindhand in the matter of claims, itappcars.
The account published of her consequential
damages is something truly startly. A sam
ple of them is one exceeding 13,000,000.
Tho indirect claims of tho United States
against England havo been excluded by
the board of arbitration at Geneva. This
action saves tho treaty. Tho Alabama dif
ficulty wiU be settled, and all excuses for a
war done away with.
Patriotic Americans in Paris propose to
celebrate tho anniversary of tho national
independence by a grand banquet, for
which a committee arrangements, consisting
of several distinguished gentlemen, has
already been appointed.
Twp trains, running at lull speed, coiudcti
on Saturday on the Washington and Balti
more Railjpad, near Connellsville. Two
conductors were killed, a mail agent mor
tally wounded, and seventeen passengers
Injured, a number of whom will die.
From Madrid tho Intelligence comes that
the pukede Montpcnsier has issued a mani-
"Wliy Vance is for'llorace Greeley.
Gov. Vance, at Nashville, was en
couraging the old slave owners to vote
for Horace Greeley, and told them that
Horace favored, in ISCo, after the sur-
render, paying them $o00eaeh for their GoV. Vance Kallviii
X V V
olina, are you willing to be taxed to
pay former slave-holders $.300 eacli ?
Let it be remembered that Gov. Vance,
Mr. Greeley's friend and advocate, is
cheering the old slaveowners .to1 his
support with this argument. The peo
ple of North Carolina will never make
Mr. Greeley President of the Nation to
influence Congressional legislation and
advocate payment to former slave
owners for their slaves, freed by the
events of the war and the legislatio i of
the Republican party.
Tax-payers of North Carolina, it will
take $250,000,000.00 to pay for the slaves
in North Carolina alone. Vote down
Merrimon and Greeley and take
chances at being thus burdened.
who said in a public proclamation
that the Union father or brother who
persuaded his son or brother to desert
the rebel cause, deserved to be shot?-
Z. B. Vance, who is now stumping
State for A. S. Merrimon.
the Ivn Klux
4 At Louisburg, Gov. Vance said "that
h'(j would sooner be the meanest Ku
llax in hell or rotting in the peniten
tiary than to be one of the prosecutors
pjrhe Judge who tried them."
jito further advised his Democratic
fjiehds that the best way to fiucceed in
thii coming election was by kicking out
the. Republicans and cause them to
fear them. He jvas asked by a Repub
lican bystander if he meant "political
li' He said "not, at all."
'fit is plain that he meant literally or
pefeonally, and we would say to this
gentleman, who fled on a mule, pro
climating as he went, at the approach.
of:Sherman and his army, that the day
h& passed when free citizens of North
i.Tolina fear kicking out by either
himor his Ku Klux friends, for whose
encouragement this bravado language
tfcvery vote for the Repulican candi
jiiites is a vote for peace, and law, and
presence of these my friends, here assem
bled, that I will truly and faithfully keep
secret even unto death the plans and move
ments of this society. I do furthermore
swear, that I will come at the. calling of the
first G. C. (Grand Council) of the unknown
multitude at any hour of the moon, and that
I will rattle the dead bones and will follow
upon the tracks of the scalawag's blood. I
swear that in case of ever being interrupted
in any civil government that we maybe
operating in that we will regard no oath that
will convict One of our members, but under
all circumstances stand by the order in
oath, death and blood. In testimony of our
faith we do hereupon take upon ourselves
this most solemn and binding obligation
in presence of three or more honorable and
(The Bible is here presented and kissed.)
Oath No. 2. The Chief then says breth
ren : .
This man or these men, now kneel at the
altar of our faith and ask to be bound to our
fortunes by the solemn and mysterious pro
visions of our order, must I swear him or
them by the oath that shall forever bind and
never be broken.
The brethren place their right hand on'
their left breast and sayjswear ;him pj-Jhem.
x no juxfcjr i jitrues are llivu swuru as
I, A. B., do solemnly swear, before Al
mighty God and in he presence of these my
friends, here assembled, being solemnly
and seriously impressed with the sacred
ness of this act that I will never make
known by sign, word, or deed, my knowl
edge of its existence. I swear that the ene
mies of tho white man's race and the white
man's government and the friends of negro
equality are now and forever shall bo my
enemies. I swear to obey the Chief and all
his constitutional orders, and all the orders
which he may issue by direction of this soci
ety ; I swear to kill any member of this soci
ety that shall prove false tathis oath ; I swear
to visit and comfort the members in sick
ness ; I swear to defend the life of every
member of this society at tbe risk of my
own, should Iversee it in danger; I swear
to give my patronage and support to this
society in preference to all others, and last
ly, I swear, by this Bible, this blood, and
this skull, that should I ever prove untrue
in any one particular, voluntarily, I hope
to become an outcast, an alien to my coun
try, my friends and niy God. So help me
I certify that this is a true copy of tho Ku
Klux oath of Sampson county, as given me
by two of the Chiefs of tho Klan.
' i. W. H. Pokter,
U. S. Commissioner.
Raleigh, N. C, June 28th, 1872.
In September, 1864, Governor Vance
wrote to a gentleman in "Western North
Carolina as follows :
;"No countenance or favor must be shown
to a deserter ok his friends. "It is my
fixed purpose to visit them with FIRE
AND SWORD if they refuse to surrender
by tho 25th of this month, AND THEIR
FRIENDS "WILL FARE BUT LITTLE
I ! Union men of North Carolina, the
man who proposed to visit you with
"FIRE AND SWORD" is now asking
you to vote for his friend, A. S. Merri
mon, for Governor.
: We don't ask you to visit him or his
friends "with fire and sword." We
simply ask you not tovote for him or
or the Attempt
Settle and Col.
Henderson and the Rotten-ISg-
gins of the American Flag.
The tvvo Democratic papers publish
ed in this city Sentinel and News have
no denunciation of the attempted out
rage of their Ku Klux friends and allies
at Milton and Yanceyville. . We are
not surprised that such diabolical con
duct should be endorsed by these and
other Democratic organs. "Silence
gives consent." Democrats know they
cannot carry this State except by in
timidation and fraud. By such means
they were enabled to carry the State in
1870. They are now using the same
means and hope to cary the State again
next month. The refusal to denounce
in the strongest j terms t he outrages at
Milton and Yanceyville, gotten up for
the purpose of murdering Judge Settle
and Col. Henderson, is proof conclusive
Cook, R. K. Speed, L. C. Ed war da, C
Clammy, Sr., J. M. Worth, Y. Mauney,
Skinner, L. C. Latham, J. A. Gilmer, R. Z. Lin
ncy, L. R. Waddell, E. Crowcll,' R. J. Ledbct
ter, F. C. Robbins, W. C. Troy, It. M. jXbr
mcnt, J. I). Currie, "W. B. Council, Livingston
Brown, ; Jas. A. Graham, W. L. Love, G. M.
Whiteside, C. T.. Murphy, W. W. Flemming, S.
Adams, W,G. AlbrightV.f. AlIcD, L.JrV.
Battle, J. Turner" Morehcad, Jas. II. Merrimon,
N. E. Armstrong, R. J. Powell, F. N. Lux-key,
J. S. Reid, Tyro York, J. Harris, Win. Paylor, :
Jr., A. B. Johns, Jr., David Settle, J C Mills,
Edmund Jones, T. A. McNeill, J. M. Wood
house, J. L. Chamberlain, F. N. Strudwii-k, W.
P. Welch, J. C. Duckworth. . f
They thus said to the people, unhss
you call a Convention, we must do ione
of three things :
i. Levy this ruinous tax.
2. Resign our
3. Perjure ourselves.
Tne people took: tne three proposi
tions into consideration. They knew
that no one of these men would dare
vote to levy the tax. They could 'not
believe that men, whom they had hon
ored with seat3 in the Legislature,
would place themselves before jthe
people of the State as confessed pur-
jurers. They saw, tnereiore, a lair op-
that The News and Sentinel approve the p0rtunity to get rid of the One lltw
Four Ballot Boxes.. .
! (The sixteenth section of" an act con
cerning the election and registration in
the year of our Lord one thousand
eight hundred and seventy-two," is as
j f See. "16. The State officers, viz: Govern
or, Lieutenant-Governor, Secretary of State,
Auditor, Treasurer, Superintendent of Pub
lic Instruction, Superintendent of Public
Works, and Attorney General, shall be
voted forbn one bafl.gt.5 -;Tho members of
Congress for their respective districts, shall
be voted for on one ballot. The members
of the General Assembly for their respective
counties and districts shall be voted for on
one ballot. The county officers, viz : Treas
urer, liegister or lieetis, surveyor, nve
Commissioners, Coroner, and Sheriff, shall
bd voted for on one ballot. The ballots
shall be on white paper, and maybe printed
or written; or. partly written or partly
printed, and without device."
j Every voter should be familiar
with this section. Voters should be
careful to deposit their ballots in the
right box. Ballots deposited in the
wrong box will not be counted. Reg
istrars and inspectors of the election
should see to it that every ballot is de
posited in the right box.
conduct of. their Ku Klux supporters.
The people will not endorse such con
duct by placing the Democrats in power
in this State. We are sadly mistaken7
if the Ku Klux attempt to murder at
Mifion and Yanceyville, does not elect
Judge Settle by an overwhelming
Will Hon. Mr. Leach denounce the
action of his friends?. He will. not;
ho dare not. He expects the vote of
every Ku Klux in his district. Lfhe
should denounce their conduct at Mil
ton and Yancey ville, their attempt to
murder Judge Settle and Col. Hender-
dred and Six, .who had already dis
graced themselves and the State by
their infamous proceedings in tho Leg
islature, up to that time. j
i So, the people refused " to come to
the rescue," and voted down the, Con
vention, by nearly ten thousand major
ity ; and then, patiently waited for the
resignation of the One Hundred and
Six that they might fill their places
with better men. But the One Hun
dred and Six had a choice between
the three propositions. , They dared not
levy the tax. They could not bear the
excruciating thought of resigning '
son, the rotten-egging of the American They chose rather to place themselves
before the public as confessed purjurers,
and they did it without a blush say-
ing, behold us! Are not tee "the wealth
and respectability of the State f" Shade
of North Carolina's honored dead I ::y"
If one of these One Hundred and
Six is again seeking a return to the
Legislature, let his competitor point
the people to the mark of perjury on
his brow, and appeal to them to save
the honor of the State from further infamy.
Flasr. he wxmld be hooted at and hissed
wherever her: appeared before the p'co
pie. No; 'intimidation; social ostra
cism, and violence, are the chosen
weapons of the Southern Greeley De
mocracy. They have ued these weap
ons so long that fiiey cannot understand
that this is a free country, and that
"forbearance, once and awhile, ceases
to be a virtue."
It is said Judge Merrimon claims
Buncombe county "as his residence for
the reason that Jame's II. Harris the
colored orator beat him for the Conven
tion in Wake la.st summer.
I Senator looI.
I This gentleman and family arrived
in this city on Tuesday, , June 25th,
and are stopping at the National Hotel.
The Senator is in good health notwith
standing the fatigue and worry of a
six months session of the Congress.
i Mr. Pool will remain' in' this city
most of the time until after the August
election. He will make several speech
es during the campaign. .
If there had been no Republican
party we would now have no Union,
I jVVho counseled the Railroad ring in
all their swindles? A, S. 4 Merrimon,
.Democratic candidate for Governor.
The Voice of a Prophet.
Conservative Senator Love, of Jack
son,' in the debate on the Convention
act, said : f
"I tell you that our party is gone up and
the State will go for the Republicans in the
Presidential election. .1 tell you if we go
into an election we will be badly defeated."
The election last August proved the
truth of a part of his prediction, and
the election next Npvemberwill prove
the rest. - :;
; Tickets! Tickets!! Tickets!!!
Candidates for Congress, Legislature,
and ' county offices, are. urgently re
quested to furnish Mr. J. C. Logu n
Harris, Secretary of the Republican
State Executive Committee, with a cor
rect list of their -names, tho christian
name in full, and post-office address.
This matter should be attended to im
mediately, as tickets will be furnished
from this .plAce free of charge. The
names should be plainly written in full,,
so that there will be no mistake in
printing., i ' .
2 he Wilmington Star . urges Demo
cratic canvassers to use the Auditor's
Report freely. Probably , the State
Printer had that in view when he made
errors on three pages of that document
amounting to over a hundred thousand
dollars. . ;
Speaking of Mr. Henry N. Brown,
one of the Republican candidates for
the Senate in Orange,' Person, and Cas
well, The HUlsboro' JZecorder a Demo
cratic paper, says : , ;
Henry Brown is a good man and will
make a deserveuiy gooa run m vuumy,
for tho Senate. .