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'lhe following is the letter mblressotl
by Mr. O'Conor to the Louisville Con
; New Yohk, Auff.31, IS72.
7h the Democratic National Omven(ion
appointed io Assemble at JjoaizviHe on
; September 3, 1872 :
Gentlemen: A representative .De
mocracy must necessarily degenerate
in practice and become at last an intol
erably mischievous domination if itd
official corps be allowed to wield, with
out effectual restraint, those powers,
correctly denominated regal, by which,
from the very beginning and in every
clime, civil society almost invariably
hitherto has been made the prey of its
rulers. When founding our institu
tions the fathers were impressed with
this belief, and in order to cure the ten
dency of iower to aggrandize itself,
they introduced regulations of unex
ampled complexity. Rejecting two
fundamental bases, of the pre-existing
system, they yet adopted the English
policy of checks and balances. How
ever useful it may be in a land of three
t.-sUtes, king, lords, and commons, ex
perience has shwon that this policy is
inadequate to the maintenance of pub
lic order where absolute equality is re
cognized. With us it has proven ex
ceedingly mischievous by its enormous
multiplication or offices. Alone, it af
fords no permanently effectual restraint
upon power. To the inquiry how such
a restraint can be imposed in our coun
try, politicians have responded, "by
ine virtue ana intelligence ofthepeo-
Ele;" hut this is a delusive speech.
aborious' attention, constant watch
fulness, and combined action are neces
sary to practical results and are unat
tainable. if our people were placed
. ... :
term shall l.uv. lxon secured fleneml
Grant's only motive for inflicting mic
O on that portion of his countrymen
will cease. An effort to secure a third
term, or to establish a dictatorship,
probabilities oiftrs us merely a blank
Olympiad on one hand, or four years
of undefiuablo activity on the other.
That wise people whose usages we
have generally followed had occasion
to nass through a transitional period
i 1ho prform-4k- public. dutilutbertoj which authorized tho Federal officers
iijugiccted. legislative corruption to m
be apprehended ; t at pin
a comparison '.off si His c
would Ik; effectively opposed. Lender
clibir keen scrutiny no man whoso rcc-
fthl was tainted could pass the ordeal
ej sin election. Long and patient study
tcrfere in State elections ; he was a
nulnt fnr tli measures bv which the
Southern States were saddled with the
corrupt carpet-bag governments : and
also for the Ku Kiux bill which sur
conviiioitl mo that on the practiea- j rendered all the Southern people to the
feility of; establishing ? precisely this
popular surveillance rests the last hope
of irnr republic. Paternal government
y iot necessarily mischievous in a
fliouarchy, but in a republic based upon
tihjl versa! suffrage it cannot jfail to fos-
mnumerable evils. It is in fact
for a course of noliev which would
promptly reinstate Southern prosperi
ty. But if there be one among the
masterspirits of the age who, even if
Inclined, could not adopt that policy, it
is Mr. Greeley. The success of General
Grant might involve no important con
sequences; but that of Mr. Greeley
would consecrate the practices referred
to, which, in my opinion, are absolutely
incompatible with the permanency of
republican institutions. In saying this
it is not intended simply to pronounce
for anti-protectionist ideas. That ques
tion is left untouched. If the support
of our home industry against foreign
competition is to be regard as sound
policy, it can be afforded a3 far as need
ful by a much simpler, a less expensive,
and a far less demoralizing process than
our overgrown customs establishment.
The true policy is national regenera
tion. It is far more comprehensive
than mere Free Trade. Its aim is to
break the sceptre of the trading politi
cian and emancipate the masses. Four
fifths of the governmental intervention
now practised in carrying on the affairs
of society should be dispensed With.
Existing indebtedness should, indeed,
beheld sacred and to the last cent
upon a sterile soil, their perpetual hand- I faithfully redeemed ; but the power of
somewhat similar to that now affecting l-w&' u
Southern interests. In their action ht i;?tfie
that time we could find safe precedents J mQnt which devotes some of its pow
r, ,.,v . r i : I fird r ' r. iff i nn innrxftv ?n ' Ttfn'ai-irl-.
tender mercies of General Grant's mil
itarv understrappers. The Impulsive
sentimentansm oi signing ijj. uavis s
bail bond, and his ineffectual chain
pionship of universal, amnesty (neither
oi wnicn contravenes ins lueas oi ine
absolute supremacy of the Federal au-
sum of all villanies.?' A govern- thority.) are offset by his, vehement
. ft 1 A. ' . - I 1 I
ersf to V nuttingr money in mcn's-pock-
tftif " must employ others in extortion.
Tne policy involves a coniinuous ca-
iSesr of rapine and favoritism. My
deep aversion to all these things has
? ' .1 1 A -.-.m--V .
support of every measure proposed by
uongress ior overruling iocai ireeaora
and the authority of the States. He
has been throughout true to his objec
tionable political philosophy a phi
losophy which is in : violent conflict
and antagonism ' with the cherished
and time-honored principles of the
Democratic party. Whatever may be
Jir. ureeieys merits in oiner respects,
he most certainly does not represent
the ideas of the party wnicn is asked
induced me to encourage tne move
ment which you represent, and doubt
lf$3 my name will be- presented for
i'ur consideration as a nominee. In
tiiateyehtl beg leave , respectfully to
withdraw it. The strength .and em
phasis Which have marked the language to adopt him as its candidate.
empioyeu y some genuemen m .aa
dresslngme on this subject .must.be
my , excuse for' saying what follows.
Success should, of course, be an object,
lit the present condition of affairs other
leadership will afford a better pros-
pecbf attaining it. A choice can ; be THURSDAY, SEPT. 12th, 187
uiaut; liuiu iuuuv uuuaujr rcixuuit; ms
, probably v more 'capable of
to-hand conflict for subsistence with
niggard nature might qualify them for
S resistenco to the official plunderer.
s I heir poverty would diminish his
temptation and invigorate their de
icnce. liut m a great ana prosperous
country such popular guardianship
cannot do nau, ana tne only efficient
protection against official misrule is in
totally prohibiting those powers which
cannot be effectually regulattnl by law.
This fact was asserted in tho public
councils which gave birth to our Uon
stitution, dui its recognition was pre-
borrowing money on the public credit,
either by paper issues or otherwise,
should be absolutely annulled. Neither
the Federal Government nor any other,
down to the smallest division ' of a
State, " should possess it. It is incon
sistent with the perpetuity of free
republican institutions j it is the very
life-blood of aristocratic rule, for it
fetters labor as the bond-slave of capital.-
In modern times it furnishes the
aliment indispensable to war; without
it that most shocking of all national
crimes and calamities would be im-
public office, and yet less likely to convf
bine formidable elements or opposition.
I could not consent to subscribe a plat
fprm containing either a profession of
faith or a recantation of errors and a
dromlse ol amendment. - The exist
ing practice "requires this, and that
practice may not be abruptly set aside.
XiOyeiof that absolute; independence
tfhich can hardly be maintained in
public office, a desire to promote your,
success, instead: of impeding- it, and a
belief that I .can thus best perform the
individual citizen's quota of public ser
vice, have created in my mind an un
alterable resolve to remain in private
station. Yours truly,
i Cu. O'Conor.
3-.Al fetter relating
All Registered 'Letter can be sent at our rist.
to. Subscription or
Local, State rand General items.
First . Iistrict-Attention Committee-nien.-t-Tbe
Chairmen of all County Repub
lican Committees in tho First Congressional
District, are requested to furnish mo at
once with a full list of the members of their
Committees, with post office address of each;.
; . 7 S. T. C ARROW, ;
Chairman District Executive Committee.
Raleigh,' Aug. 13, 1872. 9 tf.
in civiliziition as are here suggested
may be as yet impracticable in the Old
World. If so, the fact only proves that
ouis is the hijrh and holy miasion of
first making them. Separated by a
wide ocean from any powerful nation,
vented by the prior human experience possible. Such comprehensive advances
under just systems of government. His
tory furnished no precise parallels, and
consequently that patriotism which
saw and appreciated the right, ra un
able to prove us statements or main
tain its argument by convincing! Uus
trations. Failing to engraft upon the
written law the limitations deemtHl
necessary the Democratic fathers sought
a practical establishment of them by
advocating a strict construction. This
doctrine was never thoroughly enforc
edby any party, and is now totally
disregarded; hence our present politi
cal condition, rar-reaching changes
arc needed to obviate its evils, and it
is only by such changes that we can
successfully inaugurate the second stage
In that grand social reform which was
Iniated by the fathers.. ,A free and en
lightened people, with capacities ma
tured under the. benign influence of
their experiment, we can now xletect
and remedy those defects in their glo
rious though unfinished work which
experience has develop J. They laid
the foundation ; upon
F From the New York World.
loes Mr. Greeley Represent the
1 Ideas of the Democratic Party?
r There always has been, and we pre
sume always will be, two opposite
schools of political thought in this
country one of which seeks to enlarge,
and the other to restrict, the sphere of
government. The old Federal party,
its successor the Whig party, and its
successor the Republican party, have
ail belonged to the school of political
Browned The Hickoiy Tavern Eagle
understands that a little son of Mr. John
Bowlin, was drowned in a pond near the
Sparkling Catawba Springs, last Saturday.
mighty in the numbers and intelligence thinking which aims to enlarge govcr-
of our people, and through their deep til ental control j while the Democratic
and abiding interest in their country's party has consistently maintained the
1 i" A. 1 rt rt Z 1 - 1 a 1 T 5,1 1 A. 1 1
weuaru, nu i?Au:iuiu nit'iuv uait; itaii Tiziiu oi lnuiviuuai citizens anu ui xueax
us. maeeu, it is mamiest to unper
verted reason that f he adoption of efli-
cient curbs upon official power is alone
needed to render this great continent
Cfjramunities to be exempt "from mine
cssary interference. This distinction
deeply imbedded in the conflicting
vjews oi human nature neia oy uiner-
Ilolmes Badly Hurt A son of Gen.
T. II. Holmes, was badly and probably fa
tally injured by a hand car on the Western
Railroad Jon Sunday evening last. Mr.
Holmes was working the peddle which pro
pelled the car, and by some misfortune, the
wheel caught his foot, broke his leg, fractur
ed his skull, and dragged him some dis
tance. The 3roung man was carried to
Fayetteville, and was delirous at 3 o'clock
Sunday morning. The young man is highly
respected in the community for his many
virtues; and it is to be hoped that his wounds
arc not mortal.
ICiot in irccMVllle. Tho following tlin
patch was! sent t 2e ir. Y. Times from
Raleiirh. on the 5th inst.. and contains the
particulars of tho riot in Greenville. Pitt
county : : : .'-'
: The particulars of the riot in Greenville,
Pitt county, aro these: Calvin Cox, 'United
States Commissioner, was engaged in try-
present SheritFof tho county, and defeated
candidate for re-election, was contesting the
election of i Sheriff before the countv Com
missioners, The matter of contest provoked
bad blood and excited the people of the
town. While the trial was going on. Col.
F. M. Smith called Mr. L. C Roach, Dep
uty united Ktates Marshal; out of the room
and walked with him to the front door of
the Court House, where thirty or forty men
were assembled. Smith asked .Roach if he
(Roach) said he elbowed Smith of the side
walk. Roach replied that he did not. Alon
zoBoyd, one of the bystanders, said, "You
did, and I can prove it by more respectable
men than you are." Roach said, "It is not
so, and I will deny it before any man."
Smith then said he was satisfied". About
this time Edward Wilson, who was killed,
came up and said to Roach that he wanted
to speak to him, and both started for the
Clerk's office, E. A. Smith following, and
the mob of thirty or forty men following
them. Arriving at the office, Smith and
Wilson pulled Koach in the room and at
tempted to shut the door, which the mob
resisted, and the room was speedily tilled
with the thirty or forty men who were
standing in front of the Court House.
Roach, seeing the disposition of the crowd
to raise a row, said to them : " I see you
are determined to have a row." Robert
Green, one of the rioters.; said: ';? We arei
going to give you a dd pretty .little fight
of iU? ' Roach then -said : . our or five of !
yon have picked me out Tgf row." 1V M.-
Trnstees of the University -At a meet
ing of tho Uoaru of education held hi the
Executive Office on the 4th day of Septem
ber, 1S72, the persons named below were
unanimously elected Trustees of the Uni
versity for the (counties in which they re
spectively reside, to wit; , J, j
James A Graham, Alamance. f
Dr John M Carson, Alexander. I
Wm B Rodman, Beaufort. .
Thomas D McDowell, Bladen. j
Edmund W. Jones, Sen., Caldwell, j
E. B. Withers, Caswell. J
B. I. Ho wze, Chatham. ! .
,W. A. Moore, Chowan.
J S Anderson, Clay.
John A Maultsby, Columbus.
R P Buxton, Cumberland.
B M Baxter, Currituck.
Joseph W. Etheridge, Dare.
Dr James ti Dusenbury, Davidson.
W R Kenan, Duplin.
- W S Battle, Edgecombe.
William A Stowe, Gaston.
Feix Axley, Graham.
R P Dick, Guilford.
RII Smith, Halifax.
Rev 1ST McKay, Harnett.
Walter W Lenoir, Haywood. .
William Carter,' Hyde.
William Foy, Jones.
J Li Robinson, Mqpon.'
W R Myers,. Mecklenburg.
.J W Bowman; Mitchell.
Dr. John Shaw Moore. ;
J AJOrake. Nash. .
Smith said : i " You are a d--d liar.Roafii?Dr Wm Barrow, Northampton.
the abode of peace and of human hap- ently constituted minds. The funda-
mness on a scale of surpassing magni
t-ude.' Even if defensive wars be nec
essary evils the power of borrowing
money should not be conceded on that
account. It must be admitted that
they cannot be carried on without vast
mental tenet of Democracy is the nat
ural equality of men. It is a logical
inference from this doctrine that you
have no more right to control or com
mand me than I have to control or
command you. The tendency of this
outlays ; but money is not more neces- principal of human equality, when
is is aevoivcu
io bu nerstruc
ture. The enormous frrawtn or omciai
malversation In this cty and State
which was brought to ligpt during the
last year invited good mdtt to action
The discoveries made afforded an op-
sarv.uian men. as rne generation
which wages the wait must iurnisn tne
warrior, why can id not also furnish
the money to feea, clothe, and arm
him? It is compelhYLta furnish all the
labor connected with his' maintenance
and his belligernj operations;-c?Fos-
terity cannot nghtr out-'battles, " nor is
thero any necesiv that posterity
should pay tho cost f them. Our own
voun? men must do the fighting : it is
fairly accepted, is to restrain govern
ment within tho narrowest limits, in
asmuch as the rulers are composed of
the same flesh and, blood as the ruled,
equally iaiiiDie, subject to the same
passions, and "quite as likely ! to be in
fluenced4 bjf selfish -motives."? As the i
governing class are not made'of finer;
clay than the class governed, "there is
no more reason, in me niness oi tnings,
W;hy thase should domineer over these,
portunity of stirring thei general mind equally in the power ot our oia men to tijan why these should domineer over
to a persistent effort for reform. Tho do the paying. Pay as you go is a max- tfyose, except so far as govermental
nnnortunitv was -improved, and, ex- im not less sound in political economy restraint may conduce to the common
r r " mm - . - - a rt- t a i
ecpt so far as disturbed by the inoppor
i fKvurrenceof a Presidential can
vass, the current of iKpular sentiment
vt r since moved steadily in the
right direction. A desire has been ex
tensively entertained that this move
niont. orieriuatincr in the Nation's me
tropolis, should be permitted to run its
natural course, draw into harmony
with itself the honest masses through
out our country, and thereby lead to
the establishment of efficient, self-sustaining,
and permanent barriers against
prevalent evils. Facts, however, war
rant an apprehension that the pending
conflict for control of the Federal power
has broken in upon the tendency to re
form; and may completely reverse it.
Governmental intermeddling with
those concerns of society which, under
judicious laws, might beneficially be
left to individual action, is the only
nail evil actually developed in our sys
tem. This eminence is assigned to n
than in private affairs. If adopted
peculation must cease to prevent gov
ernment, and war could no longer lend
Jegal .sanctions to cruelty and oppres
sion. Ana n, as some conienu, war is
the normal condition of mankind, pos
terity will have its own war3 to sus
tain, and it is therefore unreasonable to
burden posterity with debt for tne cost
"Deenlv interested in Suppressing
these ideas, the rulers of the people
will, of course, treat them with dens-
s- i . m . a -
ion. istiii, it must sumce ionne pres
ent thus to submit them nakedly, on
their own merits and without a de
tailed vindication. Although their
principle is already accepted in sub
stance by some Western btates m re-
irjterest. In pursuance of this sound
principle, the Democratic party has al
ways jmaintained that the Federal gov
ernment should not domirfeer over the
states', nor the State government domi
nate oyer their individual citizens. We
shall id ways have parties resting upon
this broad distinction as to the sphere
and Iflinctions of government, for no
distinction goes deeper, is more far
reaching, or is so certain to prove per
manent. It is the naturo of power to
oe alvyays grasping at more power, and
ofj those who are oppressed by it to re
sist. p.;.' '
Now Mr. Greeley has always been a
zealot jof that school of political thought
which seeks to extenq the sphere of
gqyernment, and has been always in
AccideutGarroted. The Weldon New.t
lears that a man named Jim Boone, living
near Jackson, Northampton county, killed
himself on Thursday morning last. Hav
ing occasion to use his gun, which was kept
under his bed, ho attempted to take it out
when the hammer struck something caus
ing it to fire, the load entering his head,
tearing off the upper portion of his skull.
He died instantly. No comment as to the
careless handling of fire-arms is necessary.'
' Also, that5 two ruffians entered the bed
rodnir$i " Af Ft J 6fe5ph Splvey, living near
town, on Tuesday night, and while one
gagged him the other forced some narcotic
down his throat, since which time he has
been insensible ; under the treatment of a
physician, however, he had sufficiently re
covered yesterday morning to writo With a
pencil particulars concerning the affair.
WThat prompted this daring act, on the part
of the would-be murderers, and whether or
not anything was stolen or other violence
done we did not hear. '
said, "You are another d d : liar.'? SmitfT
raised his stick to strike Roach, when E. A.
Smith stepped between them and ' pushed
Koach back. Wilson cauerht Jr. M. Smith
and held him, at which time the firing com
menced. , JThe first shot struck Wilson in
the Abdomen, who reeled and fell against
the mantelpiece. E. A. Smith Was knocked
down. Roach was shot in the arm and
knocked down, and was beaten after he was
down. J. F. Boyd came in about this time
and remarked to Roach, "You are dd
United States officer and have been troub
ling us down here, and you, E. A. Smith,
have been helping him.'' He then turned
to the mob and said, "Ivill the of .
kill them' C. D. Rountree then raised a
chair to strike Roach, when Sheriff Hellen
interfered and commanded the peace. The
mob then I ceased their attack oh Roach.
About an hour afterward the same crowd
attempted to mob G. W. Cox, member elect
to the Legislature. Cox took refuge in the
Sheriff's office. Letters from Commissioner
Cox and the Deputy Marshals represent that
the hostility on the part of the Democrats
is so great that it is impossible for the offi
cer to execute the law without further as
sistance. ! The disappointment of the Gree
leyites over their defeat in the State is so
great that they aro ready to mob every Re
publican who is the least obnoxious to the
supporters of the old white hat. The riot
in Greenville grow out of this spirit,' and the
attempt to kill the United States Marshals
shows tho hostility of Democrats toward the
Government, and is an index to what will
be the condition of Southern Republicans
if so great a calamity should befall the
Country ias the election of Greeley. The
spirit of hate toward the Government is
more intense than ever before. The peace
of the country demands the re-election of
The following is the vote
Congressional Districts :
the State by
7. ' f"
8 ' "
Rep. maj. 3,280
It will be observed that the Republican
majority on the Congressional vote is twelve
hundred mwre than that of Gov. Caldwell.
have ceased to engross attention. A
few brief sutrirestions will, neverthe-
v ...I. w r-r - t 1
because it is thefruitlui parent- oi an less, o onweu. Aiiu puawuunuv.
others existing, and because the meas- money is mischievous just in propor-
ures required to correct it are precisely tion as the Government is liberal in
those which would extirpate the unre- form and as the nation i3i prosperous,
strainable powers now so mischievous- The very constitution of human nature
i .---M.-vi hv rmr officii!. Tf. instead precludes any effectual regulation of
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r,.ii! Kiting nr diminishing this vi- it: in a inonarcny mere may ue some
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f f rirohib
rlniM nmrtice. our people should im
part to it new sanctions and greater
vitality, reform must become impossi
ble. Now, of this practice, above all
other living Americans, Mr. Greeley is
the recognized champion, and no body
of organized opponents to it has ever
existed in the country except the Dem
ocratic party. Yet, by the decree of a
1 J 1 A . . h
supervision, put in a repuonc tne ten
dency to abuse is absolutely incorrigij
ble. Ao human skill can devise or
human diligence put in force adequate
checks upon its exercise. If allowed
to exist at all, it must inevitably be
abused, and the abuse must progress
to an extent absolutely intolerable.
The "mere burden of taxation induced
Convention assuming-to represent th.it by it is the Jeast evil among its foul
i.artv. SIr. Greeley has been gazetted
as its standard-bearer. Opposition to
that proceeding has in my mind a far
deeper source than mere attachment to
party. That I, at least, ran not unduly
inflluenced by that sentiment may ap
pear by the measures adopted against
the recently detected municipal male
factors. In organizing the forces em
ployed, equal opportunities for purg
ing itself from complicity were conced
ed to each of the great political parties
and to every class. Thus innoponcc
has been shielded from the discredit; ol
evil .associations inadvertently formed,
official villany stands literally defemv
less under actual or impending judg
ment, and all hone, t men in this great
-'city and State are united as a brother
hood for common defence. Aside, then,
from party sentiment, my views of the
public interest and of existing public
necessities, compel me to repudiate the
Baltimore nomination of Mr. Greeley.
Whenever speaking or writing on the
subject I have uniformly condemned it
and declared my readiness to support a
Democratic candidate. This circum
stance has led to a supposal in some
quarters that I had aspirations io oi
fice; and it has been suggested thatmy
name might bo olfered to your accept
ance as a candidate. The object of this
letter i3 to avoid misapprehension on
these points. If compelled to decide
between General Grant and Mr. Gree
ley as candidates for the Presidency,
-the Democratic elector must rely very
much upon mere conjecture. Those in
clining to the latter, as a choice of evils,
suggest that a mitigation of oppressions
at the South would result from his suc-
There may, however, be equal ground
to hope for that good result in either
JssupofthLs rivalry. Once his second
cent constitutions, their advocacy must, fundamental opposition to the ideas of
in the main, be deferred until the facts thfe Democratic party. The Demo-
and fables of the pending canvass shall critic party contends that it is the right
of citizens to buy in tne cheapest mar
kets without government interference ;
but JMr. Greeley maintains that the lib
erty of buying ought to be restricted
to the home market by Federal legisla
tion:' The Democratic party maintains
that citizens should be left to eat and
drink what they please ; but Mr. Gree
ley is of opinion that the State should
interfere with their liberty by sump
tuary or prohibitory laws. The Dem
ocratic party is the champion of State
rightsand has always insisted on con
fining the Federal authority within the
strict limits of the Constitution. Mr.
Greeley, on the contrary, has strenu
ously advocated every usurping.meas
by which these limits have oeen over
stepped, and especially in these later
years when such usurpations have
grown to enormous heights. We rec
ognize Mr. Greeley's abilities and honor
his virtues ; but the fact nevertheless
remains1 that in matters of principle
there is a great gulf r between him and
theiDemocratic party, as deep, and ap
parently as impassable, as that which
separated Dives from Lazarus in the
recital given ' In the gospel narrative.
Among all the conspicuous public men
of our time, there is no one whose po
litical philosophy is in such sharp an
tagonism to that which the Democratic
-party. has inherited from Jefferson, its
sWe will not do llr. Greeley any in
justice j. we acknowledge that with a
liberality and a defiance of party tram
mels which reflects honor on his gcu
erpus itnpulses, he advocated universal
amnesty when it cost him his chances
for h United States Senatorship, and
thai he signed the bail bond of Jeffer
son! Davis. But these . commendable
progeny, l-rauu ana corruption, oe
come virtues under its influence ; stat
ues to be set up as objects of popular
reverence and similar honors have been
proposed for its cultivators, and, if it
be not extirpated, will hereafter be
decreed to them. Government, re
strained within the limits of absolute
necessity, may be supported by mod
erate taxation; still the nature and
amount of the taxes imposed should
always be patent. They should be
plain, visible, and palpable. The de
ceitful and fraudulent methods whicli
have been devised to draw money from
the pockets of the people without their
consciousness of the imposition should
be abolished. Duties and excises for
revenue belong to this class. Such fur?
tivc methods of obtaining money should
be known only through the prosecu
tions against criminals. The asserted
difficulty of sustaining Government
under such a system is unreal. The
public expenses need not be great, and
the necessity of raising all revenue by
taxation at the moment of expenditure
or before it is susceptible of bein&utiU I ple.1 After the
ized and made a source of erreat public set Mr. Davis
' Dentil of Deputy IUa.r.lial ISanks.
It becomes our painful duty to"1 record the
death of Deputy Marshal Lynn Banks
which occurred on Saturday last. The parr
ticulars are as follows :
Mr. Banks had been out about Cary on
official business and was returning to Ral
eigh. He was in a buggy and was driving
his brother's horse. When he arrived at
Asbury, he stopped and enquired if all the
trains had passed. He was told that all tho
regular trains had passed and nono would
be along until night. He then drove about
two hundred yards and met an extra train.
It is probable that the horse would not have
been frightened, but just as the train passed
the deceased, the .whistle blew, a cow was i
on the track, and the peculiar whistle de- j
noting sourre obstruction on the track, ren- i
dered the hrse unmanageable. He started j
"oft" in a ruu, and Mr. Banks was seen stand
ing up in the buggy just before the horse
made a sudden turn and dashed Mr. Banks
head-long to the ground. There were no
stones where he fell, and it is supposed the
concussion produced death. The ladies
and gentlemen of Asbury did everything
iii their power. to restore consciousness and
preserve ,lifg, but of no, avail. Dr. T. L.
Banks, a brother, and who was in the city
was notified of the accident. He procured
the services of Dr. James MeKee and the
two left for Asbury. They drove out as
hurriedly as possible," but found the de
jceased unconscious, and death ensued about
five hiinutes after their arrival. ;-v
Thus suddenly passed 'away " an honest
man, the noblest work of God." lie leaves
no family but a mother, one sister and sev
eral brothers to mourn his death. The de
ceased was a faithful officer and was beloved
bv all who knew him.
Resignation. The following letter ex
RAtElOH, X. C, September 3, 1S72.
J. C. L. Harris, Esq.,
Chairman Ex. Committee, , 4th Cong, district
Dear Sir : Considerations of a business
character render it expedient that I should
decline the candidature for Presidential
Elector for the 4th Congressional District.
: In my capacity as a private citizen, I shall
omit to do nothing that will tend to insure
the election of the Republican ticket, and
secure the supremacy of the policy advoca
ted by tne .National Jtiepubiican party.
I have the honor to be,
Verv respectfully, your ob't. serv't.,
i T. M. ARGO.
Complimentary to a Kreeley Negro.--
The Jteidsville Record speaking of a Greeley
negro named " Dr. Vaughn," says:
" This icolored gentleman, of whom men
tion was made in our last issue, was on the
streets Monday: ne had given bail and was
on hig way home. It will be remembered
he, was accused of stealing a couple of
The -Dr., we learn, will make a Greeley
seech here to-morrow (Saturday) week.
Inasmuclras all the rogues have flocked
to. Greeley's standard, the 'Dr. is on the
ri'ght track. Naturally he is a Greeley
man; ha -ing stolen two mules he is entitled
to i keep company with Tweed, Doolittle,
Warmouth, Helper, and others c f like ilk.
act- resulted from mere generous im-
benefit. However true it may be, in
a certain view of tho matter, that all
taxes aro ultimately borne by the la
boring class, they are, nevertheless, fn
the first instance collected from thosa
who possess property. And if, by the
uniform usage, every, dollar required
for the expenses of government should
be at once exacted from the tax-paysr,8
a powerful class would be enlisted in
the duty of guarding against official
extravagance. Government mortgages
upon labor, the most safe and desira-
ble investments, would cease; and, in
their place, affrighted capitalists-could
contemplate only the approaching tax-5
gatherer. In self-defence they would
e, .witnout mucn regara to prmci-
court had decided to
free on bail, he could
have found plenty pf bondsmen, and
Mr.! Greeley's I journey to Richmond
was' quite superfluous as a means of
benefiting. Jefferson Davis, while it
impaired his influence in his own party
as a'n advocate of universal amnesty.
Thej truly noble stand , he took on this
last! named subject was entirely con
sistent With his pet theory of govern
mdiit. I Amnesty, as he advocates it,
would bo an act of the Federal authority-fan
act of i grace by its sovereign
concession. But Mr. Greeley has ad
vocated every act of Congress which
looked to a curtailment of the powers
of the State governments. He stoutly
supported the, military election bill,
Inllic Speaking-.; The Hon. J. G. Ram
say and F. B. McDowell, Presidential Elec
tors, will address the people at the following
times and places :
Wilkesbo rough, Tuesday, Sept. 17th.
Boone, Thursday, Sept. 19th.
JeiYerson, Saturday, Sept. 21st.
Sparta, Monday, Sept. 23d.
Trap Hill, Tuesday, Sept. 21th.
Dobson, Wednesday, Sept. 25th.
Mt. Airy, Thursday, Sept. 26th.
Winston, Saturdav, Sept. 28th.
Yadkinville, Monday, Sept. 30th.
Mocksville, Tuesday, Oct. 1st.
- Salisbury, Tuesday, Oct. loth.
dieorgia, Straig-Iit-out Democrats.
The Charlotte Bulletin says the straight-out
Democrats of the State of Georgia are de
veloping unexpected strength in all parts of
the State, and will put an entire ticket into
the field at their Convention i in Atlanta."
Ilerschei V. Johnson, who is now a strong
supporter of Grant, is likely to receive tho
nomination for Governor, and in that event
will be adopted by the Republicans as their
candidate. A prominent. Railroad officer,
who has just returned from an extensive
tour through that State, says that there are
thirty thousand Democrats in Georgia who
will not vote lor Greeley.
Iea.Hi of ISobert F. Morris. A dispatch
to The Xewa from Durhams and dated Sept.
30, says Robert F. Morris, Esq., of this
place, originator of the celebrated brand of
Durham Smoking tobacco, died suddenly
of appoplexy at this place to-day.
Mr. Morris was for a number of years a
citizen pf Granville county, and is well
known throughout this section of the State.
It is a uiark of the unsuccessful man"
that he invariably locks his stable door
when the horse has been stolen. This sort
of wisdom never thinks about bodily health
until it is gone. But just as much as any
disease has become seated, the power of the
system to resist and throw it off is weaken
ed ; hence time is all important. For
dyspepsia, all diseases of the liver, stomach,
skin and kidneys, and all that begin in
vitiated blood, do not wait until the trouble
is confirmed, but attack it by a timely use
of Dr. Waukkk's California Vinegar
iJjTTHRS. 30 Iw
items. We clip the following from The
Iteidsville Record : w . ' ,
We regret to learn of the death of Dr.
Thos. Reynolds, which occurred at Leaks
ville on Wednesday, 26th August. He died
of consumption, aged about 55. ;
James Hagie, the man who stabbed and
killed Wm. Edwards, last week near Madi
son, had not been arrested up to last ac
McDowell Court. The Rutherford Vin
dicator says Court for that county was held
last week and" adjourned on Thursday, not
much business transacted. The case against
Wiseman, of Mitchell county, indicted for
arson, was removed . from McDowell to
.Left the City. Gov. Caldwell left the
city yesterday evening to spend ten days
with his family at Morganton. As he has
not been home since his election, his family
and friends will have the pleasure of wel
coming the Governor elect of the Old North
State for the next four years. , L
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POOL &z MORING,
Grocers and Commission Merchants.
Corner Wilmington and Martin Sts.
COTTON per lb., - - 19
CORN per bushel, - - i tl 00
OATS per bushel, - - - i 60
FLOUR North Carolina Family. - 8 25
FLOUR Baltimore Family, 11 00
BACON per lb., i - 114
SALT per sack, j - - - - S 00
COTTON YARN - - - 1 1 75
CORN MEAL per bushel, - 1 10
J Ietail Prices. .
M-VHCOM:! & , A !. W O K. I ,
Grocer 8 and (Commission Merchants.
Hargett Street. !
BACON Baltimore smoked, 13
unsmoked, - , 13
shoulders, - - 10 (g
N. C. and Cahv. Hams, 16
BUTTER per ft. I - - 25
BEESWAX per ft., - - 22i
BEEF on hoof, - 5
" oer Quarter. - ' - 6 Cd
COFFEE per ft., - - - 25
COTTON YARN per bale, 1 75
CORN per bushel, - - 1 00 1 10
CHICKENS--per piece, - 17i 30
EGGS per dozen, - - - 12 15
FLOUR per bbl.,- - - 7 75 8 50
FODDER per 100 lbs., - - 1 50 1 60
HAY per 100 fts., - - 75 1 00
HIDES green, per ft., - - 6 7
Ory, per n., - - lis 14
LEATHER per ft., -; - 30 40
LARD per ft., - - - 12 15
MOLASSES per gallon, - 30 60
Golden Syrup, 1 00
MEAL per bushel, - - 1 00 1 05
OATS per bushel; - - . 60 70
" . in Sheaf, per hundred, 160
PORK - - - - . o 10
POTATOES Irish, pr bush., 75 1 00
sweet, per bush., 1 00 (a 1 25
SUGAR crushed, -
" extra C, -
" P. R., - -
" common. -
SALT per sack, - - 3
TALLOW per ft., - 7 10
VINEGAR per gallon, - 40 60
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Dealer in Cotton and Navai Stores,
Market and Martin Streets.
Receipts at Raleigh, - . - - 5 bales.
Ordinary, - - ,
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Low miadung, - - -
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Twentieth Session, begins Sept. 4th. 1872.
Expenses for 10 months about $200. This
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incidental expenses. ' Special attention in
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Is there want of action in your Uvcr
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tinue five months. Tho Clinical advanta
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