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Official Orffan mt the United States.
ERA PUBLISHING COMPANY.
"VJI. DBOWXi Business 9Ianay er."
Office In the "Standard" building. East side of
THURSDAY, OCT. 17th, 1872.
NATIONAL REPUBLICAN TICKET. Qn Jie Qllter Wall!
? U Progress of the Contest.
The "High Joints" of the "Liberal"
and4 Democratic " parties in session in
this city on Thursday last, pretend to
h'atfe' brought to light three hundred il
legal votes in the August election. The
Folly and Madness.
It is the height of folly and madness
to talk of retaliating on a rival news
paper or opposition party journal an
outrage like that perpetrated on The
Sentinel office night before last. The
li(4egh Ketcs in an editorial on the sub- idea that a party or a publishing com-
jec$; of the meeting of the "High
Jfofnts," says :
I 'C; number of instances of fraud have
beeii sent in .without any . supporting evi
dence, and several counties where rumors
6( violation of the election law are current,
ha vs. not reported at all."
tyell now did you ever ?
FOR PRESIDENT: -
ses S. Grant,
I Upon the receipt in Europe of
electon news from Pennsylvania,
Henry WilSOn, "Put Me on My Little Farm!?'
,u.,,., ... nT ... ..". CHASM CLOSED.
j FOB THE STATE AT LARGE:
TtAIlClS EIIWIX, of Dancombe.
SA3IITEX. F. PHILLIPS,of Wahe.
FOB THE CONOBESSIOJfAI. DISTRICTS:
1. Edward Ransom, of Tyrrell.
3. C III lam F. IOftln, of Lenoir.
3. JMph C. Abbott, of Xew Hanover.
4. JamM II. Ileaden, of Chatham.
3. Henry C WaJser, of Davidson.
6. William S Bynnm, of Lincoln.
7. James G. Ramsay, of Rowan.
H. James 71. Justice, of Rntberford.
Election Tuesday, November Ctli.
Flapping Flippers Over the
Gory Ravine. .
diana and Ohio, United States bonds
went up an eighth per cent.
?!jlad these elections, on the other
hand, indicated Greeley's election,
tftcre is no telling how far our securi
ties would have depreciated abroad.
eail the "government" but we the "ad
ministration" may have saved the
world a financial crisis, for it came at a
time when all Europe was excited over
the Bank of England raising the rate
of discount to 6 per cent.
I The business oftho country and the
world "furnishes a sufficient reason for
the re-election of Grant, for the above
straw shows how the wind blows.
The Grant " Tidal Wave"
putting out the Greeley
Cincinnati and Baltimore.
"Gen. Grant never lias been defeat
ed, and lie never will be.' Horace
"While asserting- the right of every
Republican to his un trammeled choice
of a candidate for next President un-
til a nomination is made, I venture
to suggest that Gen. Grant will be far
better qualified for that momentous
trust In'isra than he was In 1S6S.''
Horace Greeley, speech on 5th January,
The Presidential Election occurs
on the First Tuesday of November
Peace and Prosperity for
Carry (lie News lo Hiram."
' The South Carolina Election.
y i .
; We were misled and made to mis
state the day of the South Carolina State
election, which is to be held on Wed
nesday the lbtn and not Tuesday the
8th as was stated in our last.
I Weadhere to the wish expressed,
However, that the Orr-Tomlinson-re-formers
may triumph, "but the follow
ing i from i The Charlotte Observer, char
acteristic of the majority of the white
people oftho South since the war, may
defeat the cause of reform in South
j The triumph of tho Tomlinson party
would be an improvement on the present
condition of the South Carolina State affairs,
and the white people may labor for its suc
cess J but,1 it is a bitter pill for South Caro
linian's to swallow; it will require a great
sacrifice on their part to vote for a man who
has associated intimately with tho Radical
party of the State.
pany can be permanently injured by
such destruction of their presses and
printing offices is too absurd to be for a
moment entertained. Such acts always
redound to the advantage of the party
sought to be Injured; so that the loss
in this way of a few hundred dollars
worth of printing material is about the
best investment that could be made for
a party journal. When gentlemen of
the "Democratic" party openly talk
and encourage retaliation on The Era,
they not only make themselves parties
to the outrages and disorders of the
times, but perhaps give the paper an
impetus and encouragement it would
not otherwise receive.
We have denounced and shall always
denounce such outrage and crime as
that visited upon a neighbor on Thurs
day night, and we are surprised that
property owners in the city should sug
gest and encourage the destruction of
their neighbors' property as a retalia
tion for a crime committed by some
villain whom the law must surely over
take and punish: k
We shall soon have a nice state of
things here if this is to be the course of
our people, for if the spirit of retalia
tion should once get fully to work it
could hardly stop at the few printing
offices in the city, and hence the folly
and madness of property owners en
couraging retaliation on property, to
say nothing of the criminality of such
believe that this outrage has been per
petrated for political reasons or to serve
partisan ends ; but in the name of the
entire Republican party of the State we
positively denounce and condemn it. In
the interests of the peace and good or
der of this community we denounce it.
! We insist upon a full and searching
investigation into the affair, md are
satisfied that time will show this out
rage to have proceeded from the pur
poses of personal revenge, and the
sooner the criminal can be brought to
justice and to punishment, the better
for all the people and every inrest of
The time has come for the people to arouse
themselves. The fire bell at midnight is
omfAQtutof impending evil ! Extract from
appeal of "Many Democrats" in Raleigh
Jfews, Oct. 15th.
W. II. SewardIIe Writes a Let
ter for Grant and Wilson.
Hon. W. H. Seward, one of the great
est men America has ever produced,
died at his residence at Auburn, New
York, a few days since. Just before
his death he wrote the following let
The booming of the October guns
may be said to have doomed the con
tested election In North Carolina, and
brought tho "Democrats" and "Liber
als" to their senses.
Elector in 3rd DistrictCorrect
Gen. Joseph C. Abbott, of New Han
over, has been nominated for Elector
in 3rd Congressional District. The Re
publican Press will please take notice.
One of the parties, supposed to be
mainly interested in Tlie Sentinel news
paper, was heard to openly predict and
encourage, on the streets Friday, the
destruction of The Era office by the
party friends and supporters of TJie
Who Was It?
Who "3 was it that Friday, on the
streets, publicly proclaimed the danger
Judge Bunting is in, whose residence
almost joins The Era office; and de
clared that The Era office would go
I n the way of The Sentinel office ? Is he
a property owner or not?
:.X Weakening on the Contest.
; The "Conservative Democratic" and
mittees for North Carolina met in joint
session jn Raleigh on Thursday last to
compare notes and receive the news of
tho Northern elections.
All but two of the defeated candidates
for State officers were present, and the
question of contesting the State election
held last August came up and was dis
posed of for the present. The matter
asj we learn is postponed till the meet
ing of the Legislature, as the official
announcement of the result is legally
necessary before any further steps can
For all practical purposes the joint
meeting might have declared the pur
pose not to contest at all, for it amounts
to this, and would to some extent have
relieved that party or rather the al-
The elections which occurred on
Tuesday, the 8th of this month, in the
States of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana,
and Nebraska, were carried by the Re- lied fragments of two parties from the
pubycans. . further ridicule of the sober people of
In Pennsylvania Gen. Hartranft's the State and country.
majority ior uovernor is over thirty The people of the State are
inousanu. ine ltepuDlicans elect
pared for such ridiculous action, and the
farce may be said to have exploded be
fore the play began.
Samuel T. Carrow.
The attention of the reader is invited
to an article from 7he Wilmington Pout
headed Samuel T. Carrow, and vindi
cating that much abused gentleman
from some of the slanderous charges
urged against him through some of the
" Iemocratic " presses of the State.
twenty-three of twenty-seven Con
gressmen. They have twenty majori
ty in the Legislature, and sixty major- ; . i ; J
ity in the Constitutional Convention. Disgraceful Conduct and Public
tiiSStat,C 13 rerWhelm" Outrage by Democrats at Greens-
ing; and "as Pennsylvania goes' so .
goes the Union." Voro
In Ohio the contest was for Secretary ;The Republicans at Greensboro on
of State and -Congressmen. WvkofT. Thursday night had a jubilation meet-
. " I ' . . s ...
Republican, is elected Secretarv of imJ over
Auburn, Sept. 17, 1872.
My Dear Mb. Johnson: Although I
have occasion to write much, I am obliged
now to use another's hand. You will not
be surprised, therefore, to find me an irreg
ular correspondent. At the moment when
the country was called to confront the last
civil war, a consequence of its adoption of
the policy of restricting slavery, I was re
quired to take upon myself a part in the
executive administration. I knew then
that liberty and constitutional union
were inseparable, and that a failure of the
administration to save them would consign
all concerned in it to eternal infamy. I
thought, on tho other hand, that my own
part, however humble, in the rescue, ought
to be enough to crown a loyal ambition. I
knew, moreover, that I could not perform
the very difficult part successfully without
making a sacrifice of all personal and party
prejudices, and aspirations for after life. I
therefore cheerfully and openly pledged
myself to that sacrifice.
I thus secured a retirement from political
life at the end of that struggle, which has
become pleasant tome. If any of my fellow-citizens
think I anr not entitled to en
joy it, for the reasons I have mentioned,
they will concede it to mo when they know
that it has now become indispensable to the
preservation of health in advancing years.
Now, however, not less than at any former
time, do I think it the duty of every citizen
to leave no uncertainty to exist concerning
the principles and policy which govern his
vote. I have seen no sufficient reason to
withdraw mine from the support of the
principles and policy which carried the
country safely through the civil conflict, or
from the party organization and. candidates
who represent them. This must be my
short reply to your long and much esteemed
letter. Very sincerely yours,
William II. Seward.
Give us Peace, Law and Justice.
The knowledse that'tthere Is in this
community a person or persons capa
ble of blowing up houses in the heart
of the city, is of itself sufficiently start
ling to the minds of all our people; but
when the entire press of a great party,,
with one accord, seek to inflame the
passions of the vicious by virtually
calling for retaliation in kind on the
persons and property of the members
of an other political party, the condi
tion of affairs is absolutely alarming.
If the teaching of these organs have
any practical result all sense of security
and assurances of peace are lost to the
whole people of the State.
In the severest language and most
fitting terms we could employ, we have
denounced the gun powder outrage in
this city on Thursday night of last
week, and we shall so continue to de
nounce it ; nor shall we be less severe
in our denunciation of such party jour
nals as attempt to make party capital
out of this occurrence at the expense of
the peace and good feeling of the State;
and which, in the absence of all proof
and circumstances pointing in that di
rection, have boldly and unqualifiedly
charged the destruction of The Sentinel
office to the Republican party, the po
litical opponents of Mr. Josiah Turner.
We charge therefore, in the most un
qualified terms, that the so-called Dem
ocratic presses and politicians, in an
vance of a judicial investigation, are
seeking to prejudge this matter; have
wilfully and maliciously seized upon a
deplorable and universally condemned
occurrence to manufacture an intense
political sentiment in their favor, at the
risk of the property and lives of the peo
ple of the State, to say nothing of their
manifestly reckless purpose to perpe
trate an outrage and an injustice on the
Republican party on each and every
The Xcavs Enterprise.
We publish the article of T7te JXeics
on the blow up " of Friday morn
ing ; and for the present have only this
comment to make, the outrage occur
ring at one o'clock in the morning
makes the enterprise of The 2sevcs ap
parent to those who read the article in
the early morning paper. This is what
we call live journalism.
Temporary Suspension of the Sen
tinel. 27ie Sentinel of the 11th announced a
suspension until tho 28th Inst., to give
time for restoring the material and re
habilitating the office.
Our tender of assistance was accepted,
and the weekly edition of Tlie Sentinel
for this week was accordingly runoff
on The Era press, and will reach the
patrons of the paper as usual. "
The United States Scnatorship.
This election before the next Legis
lature begins to assume som significant
Merriraon will contest for tho place
with ex-Governor Vance; and they do
say that Merrimon is becoming a dan
gerous rival of the jolly and gallant ex
Governor ; while with the moral effect
of Grant's election, the Republicans by
no means despair of returning a Senator
of their own party.
btate by fifteen thousand majority.
The Republicans make large gains in
the interior and lose in Cincinnati.
Thirteen of the twenty Congressmen
uie ivepuuiioins. Cincinnati is in
Hamilton county, and this is the first
time the Republicans ever carried the
State without Hamilton county giving
a large Republican majority.
Indiana is a debatable State. In this
State the Republicans elect their State
ticket excepting the Governor. They
elect two Congressmen at Large, and
nine in the Districts ; they have four
majority in tho Senate and eight in the
House. Mr. Hendricks, Democratic
candidate for Governor, runs ahead of
his ticket and is elected by about five
Nebraska is Republican by six thou
sand. Republicans elect their State
ticket and the Congressmen.
Thus it will be seen that three of the
largest States in the Union have main
tained their positions as Republican
States. Mr. Greeley's cake is all dough.
The Republicans' of North Carolina
must work with all energy and get out
a full vote. There is no time to spare.
Cemmence the good work at once.
Rally in the Townships. Appoint sub
electors for each Township; canvass
thoroughly and we will give Grant ten
thouf and majority.
the election news from the
North. A correspondent at that place,
a man of courage, character and stand
in, sends the following :
15 the Editor of Tlie Era :
Bin A Republican meeting held at this
place khjs, Thursday night, to rejoice over
recent victories was most shamefully and
difsgraCe fully interrupted, and the speakers
insulted by an organized band of Demo
cratic roughs and rowdies. Mr. Lusk, the
Ui.S.; District Attorney for the Western
District of North Carolina, who spoke for
about an hour, was systematical! v hooted.
hi$sed, groaned and otherwiso annoyed
throughout his whole speech. . Col. Ilender
son.who followed him was still worse treated
anjet though he repelled the offensive lan
gujagciwith great spirit and effect throughout
hii whole speech the row and disturbance
continued and seemed likely to terminate in
violence. Judge Tom-gee followed in a
withering rebuke of the disgraceful con
dict of the crowd, but was frequently salut
edj with hisses and offensive language.
M.'Erwin, one of the Republican Electors,
fo tl Stato at large, next appeared and was
saiuted with a storm of yells, hisses and
brjiys , which, prevented him from being
hehrd for several minutes, and this treat-
mint was kept up throughout the whole of
hi speech. The Mayor of the town, a Dem ocrat,
it is said was present during the time
ofthese disturbances but made no effort to
suppress this scandalous and disgraceful
The Municipal, County and State
authorities should leave no . stone un
turned ic their Investigation of the
outrage of Thursday night, and spare
neither time nor expesso In ferreting
out the guilty party. No one & safe
when outrages like this can be perpe
trated In a community with impunity.
Not only our personal safety and pecu
niary interest, but our character and
reputation as a people are at stake.
3y e; would like to know how gentle
men can defend such conduct as this ;
arid we are amazed that respectable
lexers of the "Democracy" at Greens
boro should have permitted such dis
Such scenes only make more appa
rent the blessings to the country of the
recent Republican triumph at the North
aild in this State, for it is perfectly
pfein that suppression of the liberty of
speech, freedom of the press and free
dom of person are now among the car
dinal principles of this party of "recon
cijiatipn" and "reform."
Barn-Yard. Greeley Returning
from Ohio, Indiana and Pennsyl
The Presidential Election occurs
d the. first Tuesday of November
Destruction of The Sentinel Office.
The blowing up of The Sentinel office
on Thursday night was a dastardly
outrage that cannot be too severely de
nounced by the entire press and people
of this community as well as of ths
whole State and country.
Whoever may have been the parties,
or whatever the motive or provocation,
the fact discloses a disordered and dan
gerous state of things among us, which
if not checked may lead to serious con
sequences alarming to the whole country.
Whether to gratify personal malice
or political hate, the perpetrator of
this outrage is guilty of one. of the
highest crimes against the whole com
munity, and especially against the
party in opposition to the party of
which The Seiitinel was an organ, for in
these days when political feeling is
running so high, a secret outrage of
this sort on a prominent member of one
party, is aptto be charged, by a por
tion of the community, to the opposite
We were congratulating ourselves on
the apparently increasing good feeling
in the communitv. For a neriod-of
some weeks the press of the city of all
parties has virtually abstained from
personal warfare, and nothing has of
late appeared to arouse the passions of
any one, and we hoped that we had
reached a point in our political discus
sion and the conduct of parties and
presses wnere tne passions oi men
would be no longer appealed to and
personal journalism should disappear
from the State altogether.
The Republican party has been thus
far triumphant in nearly every election
held, and the November election
throughout the country has been virtu
ally settled In favor of the Republicans.
We are all in the best possible humor;
no fear of defeat; nothing in the politi
cal situation to drive any Republican
to desperation; as a party we are in a
condition to cultivate the most friendly
relations and generous good feeling to
ward each and every individual mem
ber of the party over which we have so
signally triumphed. Heneo we do not
! Our Justification,
j That the public may see our justifi
cation in repelling the asaults of the
" Democratic " press on the Republi
can party for the occurrence in this
city on Thursday night last, we permit
the public to witness below how these
assaults are made :
Mr. Turner's friends feel assured that po
litical malice was at the bottom of the dark
and infamous deed. They believe it was
instigated and set on foot by some member
or members of the Radical party, because
of The Sentinel" s bold and fearless denuncia
tions of certain members of that party.
If the political opponents of The Sentinel
think they can injure that paper by such
atrocious means, they win find that they
will fail of their mark most signally. Ral
eigh 2Tcw8, 12th inst.
What are we to do ?
No sane man can any more doubt that tho
caiise for this last outrage was political en
mity, than : he can doubt it was the motive
for;all the preceding outrages. And has it
come to this? Is this the first fruit of the
Radical victories in the October elections ?
Y e counsel qbedience to law and respect
for its officers, under all circumstances. We
cannot, better oui condition by a resort to
violent measures, outside of the law, for the
redress of grievances. We know this full
well. The people ii power know it; but
we beg them to remember that poor human
nature can stand only a certain amount of
pressure and of oppression, without forcing
the desire for vengeance and for protection
to crop out in violent retaliatory .measures.
We beg them not to drive an already mad
dened people to desperation. If such deeds
as these are allowed to be enacted and to go
unpunished, North Carolina will soon be a
hell upon earth. Let the people in power
not shut their eyes to the truth ! Wilming
ton 'Journal, Oct. 12th.
It is more than an attack upon the private
rights of a citizen it is a deliberate, wan
ton assault upon the public press a malig
nant, diabolicol effort to stifle its voice and
crush us ontspoken, free spirit. It is a des
perate state of affairs truly, when a printing
office must bo blown up with powder to
stop; the mouths of its conductors. But s'uch
lawless ways of carrying a point are emi
nently in keeping with Radicalism. Radi
cals! will deny that this outrage was of party
inspiration. ; We will not charge that it was
planned in any caucus of the Radical party.
But; we j do charge that none but Radicals
...,..-1,1 ; 1 1. ? . f t i
tt uufu wreais. sucn miernai mance on a po
litical adversary, that the authors were in
directly inspired by all the fell teachings of
a mischievous, dangerous, lawless party
which heretofore has scrupled at the com
mission of few deeds that it thought would
advance, its interests or gratify its fierce
hate and bitter prejudice. Wilmington Star,
Democrats ! Conservatives ! This blow
was aimed at the liberty of the press, liber
ty of tDueht and speech in the person of
Josiah Turner, editor of The Sentinel. For
the last four years he has fought manfully
ana bravely in the cause of free govern
ment ; he has fought corruption and dishon
esty, he has fought combinations and rings
formed to destroy the government and the
liberties of the people. He has in the col
umns of his newspaper been a true Sentinel
upon the watch tower of liberty he has, for
our sake, bared bis bosom to the attacks of
assassini, and suffered in his person and
family. He has i sustained a great loss, and
his loss is our loss. . The attack upon him
and his property as the representative of a
principle is an attack upon us. . , Let us sus
tain him let us make good his losses. As
friends of good government and an honest
administration, of the purify of the ballot
box and the great principles of constitution
al liberty, as opponents of corruption, dis
honesty,; communism, crime and Radical
ism, let us support him. ; , ...
An Outrage on the Republican
For the peace and goodprder, and the
reputation of pur State, we regret
to see the "Democratic" press in the
State charging the destruction of Tlie
Sentinel office on the Republican party
Tne nrst assault of The JVews was ex
cused by us at the time and set down
to the inconsideration and impulse of
the moment. But we notice in the
Sunday's issue of that paper a deliber
ate appeal for aid to Mr. Turner, not
written by the editor, but inserted by
request. In this appeal the outrage is
distinctly charged as J political persecu
tion, and reference is made to some dis
reputable occurrences heretofore, in the
nature of aUedged secret outrages upon
Mr. Turner and liis family.
The people of the State have only to
refer to articles in the last issue of this
paper to see how earnestly the outrage
on The Sentinel office was denounced in
Republican quarters ; "and in addition
to this the attention of the reader is
called to the proceedings of a meeting
of Republicans held in Salisbury, on
Saturday last. s .'. , .
The perpetrators of this outrage arc
as yet unknown to the public, and cer
tain facts in our possession we are not
allowed to give here, but when the
reckless press of the opposition without
preot of any kind charge this outrage
indiscriminately upon the Republican
party and to Republican leaders, we
feel that we are not only justified, but
that our duty to the Republican party
of the country demands that we give
expression to the sentiment and opin
ions of a large majority of the citizens
of the city, of all political parties, and
that is that Mr. Turner himself de
stroyed The Sentinel office, or procured
it to be done ; while some others have
expressed the opinion that an enemy
or enemies of George W. Swepson, the
alleged owner or mortgagee of The Sen
tinel property, perpetrated the outrage;
while still others have suspected cer
tain persons late employees of that es
tablishment, who had; been discharged
and repeatedly warned away and driv
en off the premises.
As for ourselves we shall charge the
act to no one in advance of an investi
gation ; but we do protest against this
outrage being laid at the door of the
Republican party until some ground
therefor shall have been established,
and for these reasons :
; 1st. The Republicans deem The Sen
tinel to have been of party advantage
rather than political disadvantage to
) 2nd. That Republicans, are reported
to have furnished The Sentinel material
aid in the way of money.
; 3rd. Thatit was generally understood
that The Sentinel would suspend publi
cation at the close of this month, if not
4th. That Mr. Turner is said to have
had no property in The Sentinel; there
forej either from motives of personal
or political malice and revenge, no one
could have sought to punish him
through the destruction of property not
5th. That no Republican is so ignor
ant as not to know that an occurrence
of thl kind would be fastened on by
the opposition to make votes and sen
timent against the Republican party,
and: sympathy and material aid for
Mr. Turner; so that instead of injuring
mm or nis party, if clone by his po
litical enemies, this outrage could but
redound to the benefit of both.
Gth. That political parties do not
usually work in this way, and least of
all could the Republican party, now
at the flood-tide of. success, and about
to take another four years' lease of the
general government, find it desirable,
expedient or profitable to resort to the
tactics of a beaten adversary tactics it
is much more reasonable to suspect the
"Democrats" Would have adopted in
this hour of their peril, , when, as they
have already shown, they are delight
ed with this opportunity for a sensa
tion of a character, assuming, as they
have attempted to make it assume,
great political significance before the
people of the country. ;
Hence, the hasty arid reckless charge
of the opposition press constitute an
outrage, on the Republican party, and
raise in the public mind grave suspi
cions as to the author or authors of the
ate outrage that may react with fear
ul force even before an. investigation
may be had.
but that it must end somehow, and at mun
time not in the disant fucure, no tihiii?
sophic thinker will doubt. It is altoiet S
too abnormal, too much opposed to the j
stinctivo feeling, some will say prejud'eoi"
of the white race, to endure beyond tho
culiar condition of popular opinion, brou 'l j
about by a war prosecuted in the end XX
freedom, if not the enfranchisement of ..
negro. Gradually, in time, and under t!
change of circumstances, this excer.tlon'.'i
state; of the popular mind will wearW
and pass away, and public opinion will V
brate back to its old condition, as it exht.. V
prior to the disturbing influences or ti.((
war. This will be brought about by one .'r
two things: either by a rupture oftho ;v
eminent itself, or the springing up of v)ln
new and all-powerful party out ot tho ruj,u
of the existing political organiza i ms ' 1
When either of these two things shall i.
cur, and God grant It may not be the liit
it will bo the political death of the negro in!
this continent. So far as it relates to 1m m.
ture solidity as a race, uommimrlttl'wLii
tho whites within the Union, he will be ,a
a worso condition than ho was in a sta:e r
slavery; for the inevitable tendeuey win I
to segregate him Crom tho white race, an i
if not transported tpi tne oiher country
will slowly but surely pass away like 'u e
aborigines, and his place among us, 1;k,(
that of the Indian, will bo knowu no .nioio
(Signed,) Frank P. Blair. T. F. IJaya i ;
S. S. Cox, James 13. Beck, S. Van TniWir'
A. M. WaddeLl, J. C. Kobinson, J '
There is no ambiguity in this hm-
guage. xney say " the negroes of the
South have position and power in t;:e
administration of public affairs tin-
' but that it must end! somehow' '
and at some time not in the distant fu
ture, no philosophical thinker win
doubt." Yes, it must end1 somehow,
they say, and that the time is not in t i e
distant future. Hence, in their opinio.!
i -mil rk rnoi of Vt-t-,l fPK j i
V AAJ V0 V KJS Al V 4.1 A. 4A l 11U11U X llVy llR'H
state frankly how it will bo broujjiit
about. We quote again their own
words: "This will be brought about,
by one of two.things: either.by the rii-
ture of the Government itself, or the
springing up of some new and all-powerful
party out of the ruins of the cxhthig
political organizations.". They then mv
" When either of these two things khail -occur,"
(here they take breath to uttrr i
a prayer, asking "God to grant that !
it may not be the first," and prom d,)
"IT WILL BE TIIE POLITICAL DKATJt
OP TIIE NEGRO ON THIS CONTINENT!"
What will be his political death? Clear
ly "the springing up and success of
this ?ilew and all-powerful party," with v
Horace Greeley at its head. When tlii
shall occur they declare that! "hei(t)ie
negro) will be in-avorseconditioiJikiu
he was in a state of slavery."i Omfliuui
words, coming as they do from thei
porters of this "new party jorg.
tion."; But they go on and declan
if he is not driven from tho rvmnl
transported Deyona mo seas, " ntv rcHim
slowly but surely pass away
if i i ii ti iii i i w iicii -- H rrifiiur. . . '
like that of the Indian, will be known 'anit
morefqrever ln This is an official statc
ment of what tlie instigators and sup
porters' -of the Greeley movement ex
pect should they succeed in electing
him to the Presidency and again cpn
ing into power. . Being forewarned let
the colored people be forearmed.
From The Wilmington Pot.
Samuel T. Carrowi
The Star gives us over a column
abuse of this gentleman in this mnr:;
ing's issue, to which we beg to call air
Shaking Hands Across the Bloody
Chasm The Greeley Party on
the Recbrcl Official Statement
of trwo Democratic- Senators and
six Democratic Members of the
House. . :
The ultimate purpose of the "new
and all-powerful (?) party," made up according to Democratic argument,
" out of the ruins of the existing oram- entire Baptist church has been bri
izations." is franklv stated hv fionntn to vote the Republican ticket !
' mt - vwvuivwAh
leniion. joi. uarrow ismucn uetttr
known i in North Carolina than VJi-e
ctx i mi t- i t
&car or, ine osi, out. we cannot iv
main silent all the time over; the un
merited attacks upon our friends :
"In the days far lang syne our Kins Viis
born in the county of Beaufort not with a
silver spoon in his mouth, ! however, Lis
royal life was ushered into tho world unilrr
so many flattering auspices. lie grew up
a farmer's and miller's lad. lie did m-t
enjoy the advantages of an education cv. a
the most rudimentary, his second wife ii is
said teaching him how to sign his namo,,
which feat he has never been ablo to per-,
form other than very clumsily." j
Here is a fling at poverty, rather un
kind we think. Col. Carrow was a
poor boy and had not the advantage
given to the youth of the present clay.
Ho was born when the slave fetter?
were on the poor white man as well ns
the colored man. But with a lare
active brain an1 hi
arms, he labored on until he had carved
out for himself a nam and a wealth to
beenvied by almost any One. He sen el
as sheriff of his county for tcnpr twelve
years and held the position of Coknil of
the militia for a long time before 'tv.;
war. Col. Carrow was always known
as the "poor man's friend." I No ons.
ever came to him in distress and wei.t
away discouraged. His heart,1 not It-ii-
loused as his hands, was always ojx'fl
to the suffering of his fellow niia".
Was it strange then, that ho should 1
idolized by the simple hearted people
of his county whose contact with! the
world had not been sufficient to blunt
the virtue of gratitude? We think
not. But Col. Carrow was 'a Union
man and then tho fiery darts of malig
nity and hate were hurled at him.
His mills and vessels were burned luul
he was penniless! - He was proteet'd
by the United States forces, and after
the war: was appointed United Statu
Marshal for North Carolina.l :11cm
malignity followed him. He has kvn
charged! with bribery and corruption i:i
most of 'the Democratic papers.) of tlii
State, but upon investigation hot a
fault could be found with his vuch r-.
and not a dollar of misappropriaU-'l-funds
could be discovered ! He h MM
the object of their attacks ! With I M
usual and old time generosity, lie pre
sented an inpecunious Baptist preach r
wiin a norse worm SIGU. This is y'
turea into onoery and corruption ur
P. Blair and T. F. Bavard and
their Democratic associates, Hon. S. 8.
Cox, Hon. James B. Beck, Hon. P. Van
Trump, Hon. A. M. Waddell, Hon. J.
C. Robinson, and Hon, J. M. Hanks.
over their own signatures, in their mi
nority report, as members of theKu
Klux Committee, at the close of the
last session of Congress. On pafre five
hundred and twenty-seven, (527.) in
preseung tiie views of the mixob-
ity," they use the following-' words.
copied verbatim, viz: F
But while the negroes of the South have
position and power in the administration of
public affairs now, who can sav. who
ook Into the future so clearlv as to enahi
him to say how long this unnatural state of
things ; will last. No one is so prescient as
to be able to fix the period of its duration
more preachers of the gospel would
derstand polities as well as they
their Bibles, we would have more
publican; preachers amoncr us.
quote again : .
"As an instrument of his master
Carrow has been ouite a success in
ulating Juries to convict nolitlcal enemi
in hectoring over the Ku Klux prisoiW"
and those who were not Ku Klux, an il J'1
many other wars known to Fodflral in i
sition, torture, terrorism, and tyranny
xms alludes to the Ku Klux I tn
1 t j . .
wuere a ioi ox me orisonorn nieau ifii
ty and are now incarcerated for thuif
crimes. The Ku Klux organization
has w man v ramifications . that it re
quired great care to get a jury without
a majority of Ku Klux unon it
juries however, were selected in
accordance to law and cannot be
Said.; : '
' ; Long live old "Sam Carrow,"!
Diufl honest old heroes.