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- COAL. Ufoo4 la Ulxtj SUttt
HTia TtrrUor'e la the Coital
: Ta BHUtlk aad fj jtiaa troop
CIal brUJlaat victory over tb
EbU at Saal.
Tm tportl raptor of Kmtn
Lj aa4 Utaiy M
. endltad at Btrlla.
; X HMHT Comtmaj, a hPP7
aal proprooa a jax to all the
rv4r ( ta Jocbxal.
Certain bot headed Democratic
official aoe coamiaaions will
o;teiptra for two or threa year,
hare declared their parpoae to re
sljr oo the 4th of Mircb, cot beioji
will in jr. to hold office andr Re
Fudge. To Democrat.! about to
reaiffo The World advice is:
The office do not WloDe te the
Repablican party simply because , mtnt
it h as aecorcd by hook and by i iear,
divide according to the dictates of
reason and coorictioo.
We know there are large nnm
bert ia this sectiou who tbiuk as
we do aod are only restrained from
pablic expression and adrocacy of , sarin j? h,m:
their ODlntone by a feeling of on- i interest ami
DONT MORTIJAGE THE FAUX.
certaintj an to wnat win te me
policy adopted in the treatment ol
the Southern problem and appre
hension that any change iu oar
local government will be a detri-
to oar beat interest. Ibis
e believe, will be. materially
majority of the electoral ; lessened by good
. . . .. . 1 , . i . I f .. . I .
vote. The offices telong to all trie ana me im reuu oi jour cia
peopre. They are for the service of tion will lx assured by making ap
a!l. All contribute to their snpport. pointmenta from that class of Ke
A faithful and competent postmas pnblicans who command the conn
ttr or other official commissioned : Jence sad respect of the oommani
for four rears ha jast a much tie in which they lire. Soch
SUalj Is not 1 r,gQt to aerre oat bis term as ha a appointments will develop two
J adg appoint ei for life. strong parties ami inns secure to
The reform principle to which ns good government,
both partiea are pledged requires After the memorial was preient-
tbat there shall be mo rrmorai wha
out eauj. It is bad enongh to
T M,.d, or" black dutnet, : rplt - it
a ow um oaijr BrlMl man. for
in the tecBt ,ion. onou the ainiration of his
term. It ia a gToaa misnse ot power
to remore him before that time. If
MHiAIH - .rtm U.4 a a r. nf r.nred. a
f txp)xbnaU to diaeoeer a prac
tieabi proceaa for solidify tog p
trolaum. - Wttll na become of the "Oon
raraUcaiarEecord ! Tka Jovn
9XZ. cflfiw baa room for one bat it
" .' TSx EagUab Itiaaiooarr Society,
t&Urjreat aadeaa of the oldeat
auJaaioaary aocietiefl ia the world,
Jka4a Uooma Laat year ot 91,107,-C3i
eommtaaioo of tbe President of the
United States should be.
If the Ilepabhcn party wauU
the offlcea belore they .ire vacant
let it take them by looting. No
Democrat should be fo 1 sh enough
to resign. '. V. World.
Th s are oar sentiments, stick,
stick to the last moment
custodian of a sacrel trust, and he
who surrenders it is guilty of infi
delity to tb people and treason to
Ttm At l la th Ant fbilimin to
M. . , t, ,,
A lew us i?0 iieis ira.Kutu
mairw U title. of DJ. Lie came
to t&i eoontry aa a delegate to the
' Twoeat toarvalion f Methodists in
V I1T prlaoaera, aeld for grand
larceny aad kJgaway robbery, at
2 rort Towaaead, Wmaalngtoa Tern
lory, trerpo wired and gagged the
jaar aad made their eacape.
' XrUaaidlkai Qeaerai OarTlsoa
kaa Lorited ail Eepohiicaa Senators
- U flT him tkelr counsel h regard
tACsbiaat appoiataieota, aad it ia
tkaajBt tkat Blaine will be left.
TSl Leglaiatare of Sooth Caxo
.. Uaa kaa paaacd tae bill gt ring the
Sailroad Cbmaiaaiooer power to
the office of 1'oitad States District
Attorney for the northern district
of Indiana, and the President ;p
pointed Mr. Leon t'. Hailey his sue
cesaor. It is an opeu secret that
tae Kepoblicaa Senators are to re
ject Mr. ltailev. "The ostensible
reason is that he is no
WIt.I.IAM H. MAKE I , i'MI".
Two count ry n kers were m t : i n
iu t he d : rectory's room of n '1'nled"
d :ji'!1.-i n g r.ites o!
tonkins? t!i i nt'-tis
generally. iS.ml (inc, lmriL-r in a
farm mg ciurit v 1:1 Northern ()hio:
"Olii b'"t loins are made to f ir
mers, or in disciunr mr larmciV
! noteH." ' l-'.-irnie r-' iinf s Vt-s:
notes yiven to nnp'eiiieii'. tiu-ii.
'There aie st.icks ot them dVered
appointmeata, ns every car. ml we can generally
make twelve per cent, on them.
'Down our .i.t :he other
visitor. "I don'r bel:e'e mi c.iii
flud n larm th.t' ;s nut mortgaged,
or it' there are an mii'N they will
not rem urn so long." "They are
sending a goml deal of inone into
oar county Irn-n M !ch:'a;i." -a.d
the tirst cpeaki r, and loaning it
on farms a' een ;n-r c-n'. I
think (j,0oo li.n !.,-, ii pl.n-. d tin re
this siKiirner. T.'iere an- vi-r !-s
not Hi' rtg.iged."
In iv general w i al. ').uikei"i
know Hint l.rii)ei are money
borrower-', and much -.mp.rhy is
given them because i.f ;!.: burdi n
of debt they crry, but i: is not
sure that this nip f ii y is weil
placed, or c.i'.led lor. On the con
trary, it is a pl.rn indication ;
the 1. 1 civ ol go id !:i-.i:ie-s in Igno-nt
among farmers. They ate pei
petu.tily discounting the fu'uie:
thev are working todav on the
formed at Birmingham, strength they expect from vinor-
. . . ' l ... 1. 1 .. . . 1 ' :
bv men interested in the rcw iMnew ma.. aie
gpen '.mg in ine piiiig i;e money
they expect to receive from the
antumn"n crops. I-;ver body is
willing to give credit to the owner
of land. Wb ? Not because he
is more honest thin other men:
the support or the city oi firming- he dea
ires to p. iv more than
others do; but because the sher tl
can fluil his land easily when the
creditor desires to levy on ;t. It
is said that only five per cent, of
the men who enter bu-mess ue
ceed in it. If they all went into
debt as recklc-sly as farmers do
not one would succeed. The live
ter cent, that succeed learn t
ed they pointed out that their
object was, first, to establish Pro-'
tection, and second to divide the
South on the tariiT issue into two
big parties, irith enov'jh Jfcnt peo
ple in each. $ that a mun could ally
himeli' infs tke Republican in the'
South, an,l iltll maintain hi .''
reipert as mnch as a man did who
became a liepubbcan :n the North.
Y insider this the most insig
nificant of all parties. They tell us
development of the mineral re-
A man holding aa office is the sources and manufacturing estab-
ishments of the country.
We venture the assertion that
the new party cannot command
ham, much less that of the county
We have leen told, over and
over again, that Northern capital
was building up Birmingham, and
it is reasonable to suppose that
Northern capital is at the bottom
oi this morement. There Is no
. . , .i n l. mftkP m"uri iyr." r lilt " i-i
qaahfled State in the I nlon more thorough-. -
for the place, bot that is disproved ly Democratic than Alabama, and Take aQ
by the fact that he has been As
aietant District Attorney and has
had the principal work of the ofSce
oa hi hand while Mr Sellers wa.s
at iti bead "
it is absolutely certain mat no ah- i Middle states, i.eginning
Kama iimfwTftt ismaklnea fuss he goes in debt for all he
about "free elections."
We take it that the parties to
this party are Northern liepabli-
r- : I
The mot significant reason given ( cans who have gone to uirminguani
for Mr. Bailey's rejection is that nd found that Republicanism is
'hi confirmation would te a per- not respectable in that section, and
&t rates of freight aad passengers' tonal affront
. I prevent ttsjtzss diacrinioailoo.
' Taot later-State Coatoierce Com
!nioa haa eoocladed Ua inquiry
" lata tat rate aad ciaaai flea t ions in
Cbm a Soathern railroads, and
' t&i report U looked for with 'in
tartat. t" Xa General Aaaeoibiy would do
: veTJ to rtaaember that tae East ia
aatil!d ta Seaator Eaaaom's sao-
.t V. ! 1 f.-- IK
md SUX aad the Sooth that he
' TTl rejret t9 see it anaotiaced
1 Uat Sender Beck win hardly be
able to take hia aeat for a year to
' eeax. Ee la oae of oar best men
aad hi abaeaea froi the Sea ate is
a pablia ea'aaity.
Htflrlt av iiUbt muwrtjia in
. Ueir Iiadky Slateay are entitled
CO a3 Lbe eooaoUtloB to be derived
. froa. the fact that college prts ideate
aad literalore are boat te.asJTy
tfirided as to whether "momr'' ia
i alaralae or eioraJ.
. - ; . TfiX aaooey girea by the women
. of th PreebTtertaa Cbarch ia the
Called State deriag the peat ai x
' toea J tare aaoaats to r?,lO,0OO,
ii ta r t ia as v raam mm r l pa inrttwwr i
asore tham ZOO womea asiaaioaariea,
soft a aura miu readers aad nore
1 tlaa 13d schools. Anaerieaa Queea.
: EtXCTmiCXTT haa been developed
: lat) anew aaefaioeae in inreeti
ratlog-the pnrify of water. The
Taitajoeter faiia to show say cor
renttareagh water that ie pare,
hiJo the enrrent grows greater
" the saline or acid increa-se-
. IJT joa are obliged to be oa jour
feet all day, chaagw yoar shoe oc
- caaiooally. Toa will be astoolshed
to diecorcr how much it will rest
uw imt taw aitivi itaavu
thai oa two shoes will com pre the
feet la prtciaeJy the same place.
A TaTV Saadajs ago, the pa tor
af taa Jfew York Areaae Kpiscap)
CharclL, Brooklyo, asked his people
to fjr focoO towards a new
.eaarca ia flty sniaatea. Beloie
Gil kill Maf hi4 lh anm ef i.V).
Oxzof the moat togeniouj novel
uci oi reccai laoor saving inven
'tknia ia a mammoth fl.-vatincr n
" saill, eighty feet by forty, in Floi Ida.
By ita aid the owner J are now, able
to cosamaaa aa oniimiteo supply
- m .1 . m v
'.. from poiaU heretofore practicably
TUX Utah Oen ti leu are very
Tlgorou ia their proteat against
the proposed sdaniAsion of the Ter
litory to the L'aioa. They hare an
orxaaiaatioa composed both of
Decoocraea aad Kepobiicaas called
' tha liberal Territorial Committee.
Thla bodr haa Lsaaed aa address to
". the coo a try prayiog that Utah be
not handed over to the Mormon
pcieetbood, a it would if it
vera bow made a State.
Wl thiak it Le appavrent to all
v4Kt lltlnklA t)mivrit thit
fimiaa Mawa . , - ....
North Caroiiaa aad the Soatb could
111 aiTot d to diapaoM wiih the ser
Tke of Jtteaator Raasom for the
S? aaJtt tlx years. Alabaona, (.ieorg-a
" aad SaWth L'aroiiaa have returned
'.:Seaaiors Iforgaa, t'oiijoitt and
- Bot!er aad North Carolina could
. aot do better thaa follow their
exaaaple aad retara Senator IUa
oat. The JocaMiL has always
taooght it poor policy to change
rerreeeotativea ia ongres
ao . oftea ; ' it w e
paeiall bad policy J ait bow. No
ee weald have gTeater tadaence
la preeeatiag legislation hostile to
tha Sooth thaa Seaator Raasom
Tia Gtaerai Aaaembiy will show'
.-nadoaaio ret re in g him.
Does aa aiio nest ion that it
he President-( they want to get up a kind oi go
i between concern that will shelter
them while they gamer up me
treason to the. party for a Demo- , shekels.
erat to surrender an efflce and give The idea that a true Southerner
Diace to a Republican T Mr. Cleve- can want a better party than the
land is entitled to Democratic sup
port in aa official position, to the
clcwe of his administration. In
finitely higher is the clsims of the
people opoo all Democratic official.
What right ha a man to surrender protectionists,
aa office which he holds tytirtue;of the eople
of his Democracy T We repeat,
office is a sacrd trust, snd a sur
readsrtjf it to the opposition is a
shameful surrender of the interests
of the people.
Democratic party is simply prepos
Manufacturers iu the rkmth are
a very small part of the people,
and even among them very few are the rls o(- e
The great majority that cent,
are farmers, who. The men -ban
have been in the habit of contribut
tarn.er 1:1 the
all he wears, on the promise of the
harvest. In March lie gets trusted
for a plow ; in April for a harrow :
in May for a mowing machine : in
July for a t hrah i rig machine ; in
September for a corn shelier, and
at almost any time for a lightning
rod and a windmill. When harvest
comes the crops rarely meet his
expectations. If not scanty be
cause of t io much or too little rain,
the price is too low beeiu-e of
bounteous crops everywhere. In
either o.ie he raiely sells wheu the
crop are ready. Some one in that
neighlorhood, once upon a time,
sold 1m wheat at ninety cents when
if he had waited ten days longer
he could have sold for ninet one,
and thereafter no one would run
ling early and losing
Mr. W. J. Tkoylin, of the Mon
roe Eoqairer snd Kxpress, with Mr.
M. A. I'aderwood announce that
oa or before January 1st, 1SS9 they
will begin the pablication at Mon
roe of an eight page fory column
weekly newspaper, the sire of the
Raleigh Progressive Farmer to be
called the Soathern Farm." Nothing
ia said of the continuation of the
Eaqairer and Fx press. e trust
that it will be continued as we con
aider it one of the best weekly pa
pers in the State. W are ready
to welcome the Southern Farm as
we are quite sure Messrs. IJoylin
and I'uderwood will publish an
agTiculturl journal of decided
Farming is the chief vocation of
oar people, and everything is to l
encouraged that tends to i's im
provement and elevation.
Bat the publication of papers will
do no gcxxl unless tbey are read by
practical farmer. One of the difll-
caltle iu toe w.v of agricultural
access is the latiure to unite
theoretical and practical farming.
We sometimes see a man who can
take his pen and make farming
appear the most beautiful and sue
ceasful vocation :n the world ; vet,
if you go on his farm and sej his
practical result" joa caunot escape
the conclusion that he has made a
Science cannot take the place of
experience; study in the library
cannot atone for delinquency in the
roeld. There must be a judicious
eombiuatiou of theory and practice,
or failure is inevitable.
The agricultural pjper will
furnish the theory, the farmer him
self must supply the practice.
There is no business in which sound
judgment and hard common cense
l in such constant demand as it is
in farming. Many a :ij.n who is
ise in the !.brar : -. a I'"1 in the
is anxious fr the
amount of his account : he re-
in g largely to the profit of manu- hp h uoes pivpn
facturers, but who hare concluded for machines find their way into
that whatever surplus they may the bank, and the fanner walks in
har m fnfnrf ahall po to Lucv and : with his interest. Iu Mi mouths
The men who engineered the
new party are beginners. They
are rough lumbermen in a cabinet
shop If they had been skilled
workmen they might have gone in
fox protection, but they never
would have wedged in "fair elec
tions." Those two words tell, as
plain as English, who they are and
where they belong.
. more there is more interest, and
some renewing of notes. Another
six months and some of the notes
are preyed upon hi-t attention.
More notes are out. The gross
amount of these is a large sum.
He is afraid he will be sued, and is
even threatened with ti e law. How
easy to borrow enough to take up
these notes by giving a mortgate
on thefarm ! The bank is glad to
accommodate him at seven per
cent. ier annum, pavable semi
anntiallv. It is e.u-v that he adds
DE. TALMAGE recently expressed , a eaV of hand-ed to the amount
. . to cover some machines he thinks
the opinion that the modem Sun- ef hajiDgf and the loan ia miille.
day would not turn out any better ..j maje a gilt edged loan." Baid
men or women than were our grand one of my visitors: 4?S0U on an
fathers and grandmothers under eighty acre farm, at eight per cen t.-
the old fashioned Sunday that ' VDVT V l" "V f"
, , , , . , , I asked. " 1 es, oltener than less :
maue our u.u-iaauivucu '- ,bnt eastern money is coming m
fathers and gramimotnerfl, out tne 1 fr0m insurance ami investment
belief apjears to exist among companies and reducing tiie rate,
.om. th-,r ,r w.a r-nr nlH fhtr.n) They are satisfied with Feven and
grandfathers and grandmothers
who made the old-lashioned Sun
A C lernmaa Who Belleree In Bretity.
even six per cent, down there.
The farmer who has thirtv-two
dollars interest to pay every eix
months on this "gilt edged" loan
has assumed a comparatively light
burden, vet it is a burden which,
In l.us the uaptist cbnrqri ot al things considered, a shrewd
Haletown. now Weare, N. IT, business man would avoid with
"voted a desirs (which was unani- fear. it cosU, him more than eight
moos) that Pelatiah Tingley settle - per cent. Among a eomruuiiitj
among us in the work of the gospel i where all farms are mortgaged it
ministry." He waa a gradaate of , mav- not he a diserace to be in this
Yale college, had studied theology : condition, but the men who give
A H I 1H.IV ST'iKV.
forecle.-o on him, of
be ottiv chuckled
1 :1! !'
r ii 1 1 ' 1 1
.... uauua LOU
lent b in i he money mid he can't
pay it back, and why should a't I
take hit houc and lot ? I'll take
a walk up that way. They needn't from earth tonight there is not one
miser, and na I'm , humaa being in all this world who
aDd the poor and unfortunate hare
appealed to you in vain."
"They wanted my money'
whined the old man.
'Men have learned to hate you
and children to shun you," con
tinued the voice. "You have gold
hidden away, but you have no
tneuds. If your soul was to nass
call ni o an oh
hard hearted. I's a straight m ,t
tur ol business. 1 lend money on a
mortgige: if the money isn't repaid
I'm entriedto the secui it y. Tint's
straight liusiness the world over."
It v. as ( t;d ,,.hn White," as
ery ri: m. woman and child in t he
town cad. d him. When they
iiidn"; refer to lum by that name
it was to f-peak of him as "Miser
John," "Stingy White," or "Mean
John." Men had tried to recall
one kind or liberal act. on his pair,
bur 1:1 vain. Women had sought
to ti'ld ecuse for his sel li h I; t;s
and ar.iri' e, but it was a hard thing
to do. If he had ever been mar
ried :f wife or child had shared
his bo :,o one ccii'd rem em be l it.
He 1 ! ah.ine hellish, penurious
and I : lend less. man eiitertd
hi.-i g.re unless in tinancial distress
and di i ven to put himself in t lie
nr. of the sharl;. '.. rhtld eve;
h a 1 ed n u instant in 1 1 on t o t i b e
grim, tumbled down building M:-. r
John called hnrne.
I' w a nlmoit ( '1. i i.-t ;n as trie
would volunteer to toll your years
upon t he nearest church bell Point
n. e to one who is your friend. Tell
mo the name of one you have be
fiiended. If you have never done
one kind act towards humanity
speak of it that I may have it re
corded on the books of the angel in
The old roan was silent.
Anecdote of Franklin.
A young person once mentioned
to Dr. Franklin his enrprise that
the possession ef 1 ich- should be
attended with undue s aide, and
instanced a merchant, o, in pos
session of unboutided wealth, was
as buf.y, and much more anxious,
than the most industrious clerk in
his counting house. The doctor,
in reply, took an apple from a
basket, and presented it to a child
in the room, who could hardly grasp
it iu his hand. He then gave liim
a second, which filled the other;
and choosing a third, remarkable
for its size, he otlered that also.
The child, after many ineffectual
attempts to hoi ; the tinea apples,
dropped the last on the carper, mid
burs: into tears. "See." said the
"lou have been an usurer ol the doctor, "there is a little
ricn a robber ot the poor. I-ven ! ra0re riches than
this night you went forth to gloat
man w ii h
e can enjoy."
over me troubles ana misfortunes
of a fellow being. Haik to the
winter winds! Feel the cold as it
creeps in through crack and crevice.
Ami jet, to add a few dollars to
your board you would turn helpless
children out of doors !"'
There was never a word from the
shivering, trembling man who
ciuued over the dying fire.
"And this is the last week of
Vmi 1 fe," whispered the voice.
i ou ni uie ne:e in j our oeu, ami cuamrjer
i" may be days nd davs before ; the one
.hriitmas Under Hie Polar Star
In southern Lapland, should the
householder neglect to provide an
ample store of ft; -i for the season's
needs, in coul.ir belief the dis
gusted Y de sw tins on Christmas
goblins y. ni ro befoul the wood pile
that there shall be no getting at its
contents. There, also, it is that
the girl who wishes, nuptually
speaking, to learn her fate, places a
tabic in the centre of a vacant
kikI on ir. two glasses !
SaaaaaaaaaaaaMaaawaaaBBBaaaia. . t.i . t iHti tthpiAU, . . , 1
snow- was can g!ir up
Tie w i
tt ' h i
whirled over street and housetop in
a spi'eful way. Tue rich shivered
as tiny stepped trom their doors:
the poor suffered even as they re
m lined within.
Miser John left his cheeiless
home for a walk of a mile, and as
the winds took hold of him lie i'anly
gapped tor breath. His garments
were old ami thin and worn, but he
jf water, i he other of i
'.. T I 111 IOL1 inn a n I nti f hp t K in rr r i m I . . . ,1 . l. l '
.ni. j ' j au w i-uici in fcnui ui ami j , i iieu, i a k i ri g a oroom, sue
old house and find you dead. Your ; must sweep the room three times
hoard of gold will buy you a coffin, carefully, against the suu ; and if
a shroud and a grave, but theie'she is to enter the married state
wid be no mourners. Children will ; her future husband will appear
even rejoice that you are gODe. before she completes the third
With head in his hands, and his round, and drink from the water
lnlfclostd eyes looking into the ; glass if a sober man, or from the
tire, the old man remained silent j brandy tumbler if he be a drunk
foraLng, longtime. By and by ard Table Talk,
in- lifted his head with a sudden'
st a; t of surpr ise, and the something
The Earliest Pea in -fie World.
Besides being- the EARLIEST, is the II AUDI EST and MOST
PRODUCTIVE variety ever introduced. Plant themnd nee tjic
MARVELOUS result. Sold only iu our leaded sealed .bunliel
sacks. Per bushel, 4.50. Ten bushels 4.25 per bushel.
BUST'S PREMIER EXTRA EARLY PEA
The STANDARD VARIETY with MARKET (iARDENEHS,
Per bushel, $3.75. Ten bushels, 3.5() per bushel. Send for
our SOUTHERN GARDEN MANUAL for 1888-just Usucd.
ROBERT BUI ST, Jr., Seed C rower, PHILADELPHIA, PA.
r v must io In m
wa gone, ile caiieci out to ir, ne
searched the dark corners, but it
h id silently disappeared.
It was the day before Christmas.
Clark, the mechanic, entered Miser
John's house with fear and tremb
l ng. He came out wiping the
tears from his eyes and his face
illuminated with the great joy in
his heart; Miser John had cancelled
the mortgage. Others came and
went with the same feeling
widowed and the fatherless in a
"When that is done you must
toll the death of Miser John. He
hour ago.?' Detroit Free
two years, and was noted for short
prayers and short Mrmooi. The
brevity of some of sis sermons
they were not more than eight
minutes in length made him a
him credit thereafter will take into
account the fact that his security
is no longer what it was. As the
years go on he will scarcely see the
time when it is convenient to pay
notable preacher m an age when anv nart nf the nnncmal : but ma
ministers discoursed for an hour, chines will wear out, buildings will
and even longer. Once, being neej repairs, misfortunes come to
called upon to lead in prayer at a tLe famlV) 0r to the stock, and the
puouc meeting, ne ieu on nia Knees i raortcage recorded in Vol. so and
so. Page so and so. in the recorder's
h oi p! Mined that
for t he winter.
"It laij't so ory cold," he said
to himself as he hurried along.
All this talk about the poor sr.tlct
:ng so much is nonsense. Let 'em
move around and keep their blood
ciiculating and they will bo waim
lie held a mortgage on the little
home of Clark, the mechanic. Death
hoi entered the man's family
sickness had conn a great factory dozen homes were made glad by
had shut down, and left scores of presents or food and luel. and men
men without work of wages. There whispered to each other as they
wu-i interest due as well as prin- i passed : "Isn't it curious, Miser
eipal, and the day had come when .John has gone crazy !"
the law would permit Miser John '
to oomemence proceeding lor ' When the sextons stood in the
foreclosure. He was not the man churches to ring the requiem of the
to delay an hour. The misfortunes j dying year, and then to peal the
of other were nothing to him. It . deep toned bells to welcome in the
I ho owed a debt he had to go pay new, men came to them and said:
; it ; if others owed him it would go
i hard but what he would have the
I'll just pass the house softly
! pan by it," he whispered as he
came near it. "There ought to be
half an acre of ground there, and I
want every inch it. And I want
Clark to leave the house in good
repair, and to be out as roon as
possible. I'm not to blame that
his boy died, nor for his sickness,
nor for the trouble at the factory.
People who borrow money must
par it back."
It was lamplight as he paused in
front of the door. It was a better
building than he had hoped for,
ami ths land seemed all there to
the last inch. Miser John was
softly rubbing his hands when he
noticed an object leaning on the
fence a few yards away. It did
not ?eem solid enough for a human
being, and yet what could cast a
shadow in the gloom in such a
"It may be a robber 1" he whis
psred. ".No one has ever tried to
rob me yet. but the time may come.
People may hate me and would be
glad to see me lose my last shilling.
.Jo in White would get no sympathy
here. Suppose it is an assassin !
I declare if it didn't move then.
I'll go home. Clark may burn the
house down to spite me. but if he
does I'll send him to State piison
;f it costs me CUO.
As he moved away on his route
home the something followed after.
He made a run across the dark
some commons. It kept its dis
tance. He slowed up as he reached
a frequented street. It was no
nearer to him no further away.
Coder the gaslight it disappeared
entirely, bnt as he entered upon his
own dark street, lo 1 the something
was nearer to him than before. He
heard no fotsteps on the walk ex
cept his own. There was no word
or rustle of garments as they en
tered the gate side by side and
passed to the door. There was no
presence beside him, and yet there
was. It was nothing, and yet it
was a something. He was awed
and frightened, but at the door he
Two-tlc.rds of all deaths in New York
City are f rom cocsumntiun or pneumonia.
The samp propor' ion Lol.ls for most other
cities. Delays are dar.gsrou. Dr. Acker's
English ltemedy for C.i.sumptirn will al
ways relieve, and imy ave your life. For
sale by R. Berry, druggist, New Bern.
From the time that at my
mother's feet or on my father's
knee I first learned to lisp the
sacred writings, they have been my
daily study. If there be anything
Tbe in my style or thoughts to be com
mended, it is due to my early love
of the Scriptures Daniel Webster.
Why do co many parents think chil
dren iroubleaotne? Because they cry.
And why do children cry'' Because
they Buffer. Dr. Bull's Baby Syrup
will relieve all pain that babyhood is
If your tongue is ceated or if you
hare a bad breath, take a dose of Laxa
dor, it will cure you.
We returned our thanks to our friends and customers who hare
so much helped us to dispose of the large Rtcek.s we have bought
during the past twelve months. Large Mocks, did wo say. Yes, that
is exactly what we meant to say, although it may cause i ipplo io
suddenly appear athwart the ordinarily cr mposcd and fombre and
stolid countenance of some of our comi etitors lo ihink of hucu
presumption on our part, butjet, such is the case; according to tb
returns given m ty the mere liants o! the city semi-annually, under
oath upon the Holy Evangelist of the Won! of God, our returns lor
the six months ending June.'Knh. 18.SS, were more than $2,000. greater,
according to this sworn statement, than any other dry goods merchant
in the place. And yet this wholesale robbery of the people's money ia
permitted. Why ! Our trade of last month, October, was better thaa
any month before, and it must bo because
Ve Sell Good Goods at the Lowest Pcssiblo
Prices, and Deal Legitimately.
We take this opportunity to mention a few things thai we are selling
a great many of :
Yard wide white Homespun, fie.
Yard wide bleached Domestics, oc.
Good Pants goods at 7c per yard.
Men's all wool Undershirts, Mle.
The best 25c. Shirt in the town ; come and sec it.
Ladies' Vests, 25c.
Gents' Camel's hair Undershirts, $1.00.
Double width Cashmere, black and colors, oul lii'e.., worth ISc.
36 inches wide Cashmere, 20c.
36 inches wide Serge dress goods, all wind, stiictly :v bargain, 37Ac.
All wool Henriettas, 50c.
Silk warp Henriettas 85c, black.
6-4 De Bege Dress Goods, 25c.
Dress Flannels, 52 in. wide, 50c.
The best embroidered back Kid Glove lor ladies ever offered at the
price, they fit well; and we have them in colors and black, price 50c.
We have the best line of oOc. Corsets, all sizes, white and drab,
really worth 75c.
284 yards Hemp Carpet, 12"-e. yd. A full Ii; -f Maltings.
All wool 2 ply Super. Ingram Carpet at GOc.
We are also agents for Thos. M. Holt's cele
We have also been agents of Clark's -O. .
tt- u .i ... neDrfmner. i?vsf k-ppn a rmi xroeir on h:inii
business man is not particularly ff' " , ' 7 55c., less 6 per cent, for cash. The manner '
impressed with the value OI a . " this well known and deservedly nonnbir . h
. iiiji-Ai.i-nmiii-iiMJvnfiviMHW i hih i i i i - j i i -
college degree, in forecasting ine i UriJhfa Vh .i,, tuJ discard to a certain extent other thread and add this to their ntnr.kn.
rmrL-of nr riorarmininor th ia np oucuu I r , , .,, , , . .
....o... v,. Uv.....u.6 v , . rveuiem uer. vour uruer win aiwavs e n en in . n. . i
- i i . . i i ugcucaiit l -
oi "jo i) lois, uecause ue kuuwb -mm
hnsines is nor a rhporv at a . hnr. WOKDERirrL rrRRti
a bard lact. men too, collegians w. jj.joyt s uo., Wholesale and XlVt?S3ciXC5 II ,T'q,Q-
nff on i t Vi o m a a cn ncrinr Retail Drucrei&ts of Romn. Oft.. an-PH- I ... ...
a r which do nor down w th We have been ellinK Dr. King's New 8elllff m goods in that line and in larger quantities, and believe it
airs, wuicu uo uot go uowu wilu Di8COvery Electric Bitters and Buck- 18 conceded, than any other house. You will 1 ne money if you do not
""" . . tu . "UT"U,C never nanaiea remeaies mat sen so As to Shoes, we have more Shoes than almost an I hin f pho. A enad
in.i5eKF.Si ltJAM'oM iner and outer sole Women's Shoe 38 for 75c. All Solid
siauces, auauaem.ue leiiueiucen --.w .-. u. .. u. nhi(,,. Shno rfl . , ., , tf,.lr i , u ....,v, r. nn.
M,ot tniua Mcnrr f v, cures enectea dv tnese mea lcmes in tbis r . " ts"" . . . ... . ...au, mru ui
.F -.u.fe.c. U1..CM me a,..,.! .., n nHmni And a others in nrnnnrlinn.
"He cites from every authority
except Almighty God," was the
terse comment of a listener to a
sermon which had bristled with
quotations from Huxlev, Shake
speare, liennn, and other lights of
Mr. N. H. Frolichstein, of Mobile,
Ala., writes: I take great pleasure in
Collegians vs. Apprentices
The question is often asked why-
educated young men do not suc
ceed as well in obtaining employ
ment as do boys who grow up in recommendinr Dr. Kidk's New Discov
trade, and received their education ery for Consumption, haying used it for
and experience nlong with the hard a severe attack of bronchitis and
irrL-a nnmmnnlir nallori iicrattincr catarrh. It gave me instant relief and
fk fiK u tko Z fanl 6 entirely cured n and I have not been
J icclu vui. u & i. afflicted since. I also beg to state that I
as thus stated, is true cannot be had tried other remedies with no good
denied. The precise reason wonld, result. Have also use i Electric Bitters
perhaps, be hard to find, but there nd Dr. King's New Life Pills, both of
n.. , mr,T- fKiintra nrKih ti,a min whicn 1 can recommend
Ul U 1X1 aU Y tUIO.0 Tt U1VU tUJ UJ IUV f- TT t ivT t-s
. J. , , Dr. King's New Discovery for cod
recurs to at ouoe Aa rug a oca- 6umption, C0Ughs and colds, is sold on
ing on the SUDjeot. a positive guarantee. Trial bottles free
First, college bred young men are at R. N. Duffy's drug store. Wholesale
without experience on the practical ana retail
side of life. The pushing, alert
e'. 1 Iiaw River PJaids.
! Spool Cotton siuce
n II it to 1 he trade for
hic!i we have pushed
id hart forced some to
impressionable and formative 6umption have been entirely cured by Come to see ua, and be
period of life having been spent in use of a few bottles of Dr. King's New prevail. '
convinced, for ''Truth is mighty and will
Discovery, taken in connection with
Electric Bitters. We guarantee them
always. Sold, wholesale and retail, at
R. N. Duffy's drug store.
VALUABLE CITY PROPERTY
snd said : '() Lord, teach ua to
feel the need the ofThy grace and
sek it ; to know Thy will and to do
i' : to find our place and to keep it.
Amen.' ' The historian of Weare tells
this anecdote of the laconic minis
office, will rise like a ghost to
frighten away those who would
now lend but lor thi.
For many years I traveled regu
larlv over a cood nart of Ohio and
ter'swit: A young minister being I Indira doing business with the
in a company wher several clergy- i hardware dealers. These men were
THE rROPOSKD .NEW p.utn.
I: is nothing ;iniun.il to hear of
"new party." We ire ni; pre
pared to say how many have sprung
p in the last decide. Pir thev
have ln'fn nnir.i ron. The cue wv
now refer to nf Sou' hern or g.n,
snd its rfrnr stone are ; rotc
tion and r election."
Thee new light sent a delega
tion to 1 odianapol: - t i interview
cbe l'residf ut elect. Capitalists
and business men representing, it
is said, l(X,00O,M of investments
went up Irom the I-y-uith anl sub
muted to General Harrison ihfir
suggestions for rmanent!y split
ting tte oli l South. Here is the
iff. Vj'.'i arn.Ji
We, the uudersigned, c ti.ens of
Alabama, congratulate you and the
coantry oa the success of thoe
principle which have caused your
lection, because we believe that a
protective tariff will promote and
men were present so engrossed the
conversation that all feared that
his volubility was limitless. At
last, turning to Father Tingley. he
said, with an air of familiarity:
"Sir, wp read of Judas' part of the
ministry : and what part do you
think it .is!" 'T think it wasthe
talkative part, srr," answered the
I old man: and the young man's
j loquacity departed lor a season.
I'eruliarl tlf of the Lw
I he law is supposed to be an
engine to administer jasticc, but it
seems sometimes to defeat its end.
A rii iM i 1 i a r i a a in w Tnr 1 a that nf
a Massachusetts woman who mar
ried a man in good faith nineteen
vears ago and lived with him at his
death, in 1SS5. She then learned'
that her supposed husband was1
already married when he married
her; that his wife is still living,'
and that no decree of separation
has ever been entered. Learning
that she had no legal right to his 1
property, she sued to receTer for
services as his housekeeper.
Here the law stepped in and in
formed her that aa he lived with
the late lamented as bis wife she
had no claim on hin for services as
usually local agents for machines.
'plows, wagons, etc. They would
talk to me freely of their sales and
their profits, as well as of their
troubles in collecting their bills. I
used to think then, and I think
now, that a majority of our farmers
were working dOo days in the year
for the sole benefit of the imple
ment men. The absurd desire of
every man to own every machine
that his neighbor had, and the
facility with which he could buy it,
on a year's time, by giving his
note, led the community as a whole
into purchases that were positively
absurd, and kept every farmers
nose to the grindstone for the bene j
fit of the implement maker and the i
money lender. As a business man 1
I see the same condition of affairs
today, and as director of a bank I
hear these complaints from first
hands. A mortgage on a man's
homestead, except a purchase
money mortgage, ought to be
avoided by every man, unless lie
can show excellent reasons for it.
Teach yourself and your family to
keep out of debt and keep the
homestead lree from mortgages.
The rt popularity and puccsi of
Salvation Oil, th grat psia destroyer,
have mad it a t .rget for counterfeit- ;
turned at bay and struck out
furiously and shouted:
"Back! Go awaj ! You may be
lieve me old and helpless, but I'll
grapple with the strongest man and
tight to the death I'1
He struck only at the empty air.
though the shadow was at his el
bow. It took the key from his
hand, unlocked the door, and he
was loived to en:er first. As he
stood in the daikness of tho room
he heard the key turn in the lock
again. The something was locked
in with him 1
It's only foir.e trick to scare
him." he whipeied; "uf else my
long walk in tho cold has made nie
nervous and near sighted. As soon
as I strike a match it will be gone."
A candle soon shed i'8 light
over the room, and the old man
threw some fagots on the lire
which was nearly dead on the
There!" he whispered as he
looked about him, "it's gone! It
was some trick by the boys. They
hate me and like to annoy me.
Yes, it's gone.' '
It's here"' answered a voice,
and lo ! the shadow stepped into
view on the hearthstone.
In ids amazement the old man
was silent lor a moment, aod before
he had found his voice the shadow
the something said :
'T have been with you for half a
century, but never before this night
have you seen me.''
And aud why ton ight ?" asked
Miser John in a trembling voice.
"Because y our life ends with the
year 1 When the bells ring out the
old and ring in the new you wi!i
be no more on earth. John White,
what has keen placed to your credit i
on the books of Heaven !"
the school room, they have not ac
quired that alertness, that power to
grasp a business situation or
problem and instantly solve it.
Nothing in their school books
taught them the shrewd, watchfal
readiness competition makes neces
sarv. Their refined mental discip
line IS almost Useless, and at Once As agents for owners we offer for sale on
nnnn ntorincr th fiplrl of trnrlA thou ea8y aHcl accommodating terms the lollow
upon entering ine DeiU Ol iraae tney iQgd escribed Improved Real Estate In the
find thev hav a erear. riflal to nn. CityofNe-v Bern-:
i t i. f v, j j tu 4.1 Iio- " WHA.KK PROPERTY AT UNIOS
learn. It IS npt tO be denied that "POINT ; Includes the piece or land known at
a t hree rin Mar r erkshin anri t.hw '''.' " &e wharf or roadway
C ayrllnff I hsroto f mm hoot kTVi-ivi
S10W, paininl Climi) lO OUSineSS Also, water space now being filled In. The
nc,t- :i(.; location is tne Destin the city for all mann
Luauuuuu luuol occui luouiLiuft iu facturlne rmmoses. whlla tha lart o.ft
young fellow Who Can t08S Off Greek visiting our waters have ample depth or
liCAaujCLCia uli tan, ui ucutci au w&arr,
Mo. a. TWO HOUSES AND L.OTS Al
LMUM yojiT. ocoup'ed as dwellings.
No. 3. HARVKY WHARF PROPERTY.
Including part of water front of Lot No. Ui.
In the plan of the city. Upon the D'ODerti
is lucaiea a. commodious Dncz warehouse.
The O. D. 8. 8. C. use a portion of the prop
No. 4. THE IRON FRONT WAREHOUSE
No. 5. BRICK &TORE AND DWELLING
ON CRAVEN STREET occupied by R. O. E.
H- B. DUFFY.
oration on Ciceronian Latin. We
are far from denying the value of
academic training to the profes
sional man, bat the tradesman's
requirements are different.
Take the young fellow who left
school as soon as he had mastered
the rule of three, and entered Upon
the Struggle for existence. HlS A full description of this valuable proper-
mind was open to all impression- & win'K 11.8'
he learned business Without know- application 10 the undersigned at their office
, . , .,, inaouiu r rout street
ing he was learning, as a child watros & street.
learns to talk. H has formed ie6dwtf Ins and Real Estate Agts.
Do not spend your money foolishly, ba'
your Husband, Brolher or Item.
something useful lor
A list of 1000 newspapers divided Into
Newspaper Advertising Bureau
notl8 dwlm 10 Spruce street. New York
business habits unconsciously. His
mind was moulded to alertness.
rnnirhtr nf thnn.ht nrnm nrirn rla .1 newpjeTa aiyiaeaii
v. "fe " ' 1 BiA1(,s ami bMJXlursH will De sent on
of action, the requirements of busi- application frkb.
' I I r thniA wnn vent, thalr BrlvArtlilnf,
ucoa mmnLici. uci ua uiunu aio . pay, we can orrer no Detter medium ror tnor-
Take a little fellow of eieht or nine ough and effeet've work than 1 he vane us
idh.e a iiLiie iniun ut ciul oi nine sections of our Selrct Local I 1st.
years, brought up in a well regu- geo f buwkll ro ,
lated home, and place him beside
the street Arab, boot black, or
newsboy. On the score of mental
ictivity and practical knowledge!
and shrewdness, the latter will run
him to cover in two minutes. Doei
not some such difference exist be
tween the educated young man and
LUD UUC iu it uum I'MOiucci UdOUCCU Wlhv on hmil .nil l mvlvlti.
a matter Of daily life Since early day handsome Parlor salts, Chamber Bults.
x-r,fn -hih .nol-OG 0mnUrr0 at".".UB' . . ' ' V. ar-
juulu uiamia "j F' j c o i nages, winow Chairs, Lounges, Tin Bares.
prefer the latter 7 Is there not "tfrSTE. ,.,
... unyc a, ii lxtj kji at i.ui. r it-.
some way Ot conjoining an in tel tnres, Picture rramti, Ulocks, and V. tndow
i,.,i .tu k, Shades.
iociuoi nitu piaunuisi uuoiucop Ue div irnot rh lor onr m
iraiuiug WU1CU lU-Uies LO llieocoenc umcouui 01 iori,y per oen 1, inererore e c n
T. J. TUB.VER t CO ,
22 A 21 Middle St..
ocl3 dwtf New Berne. N. C.
Hosiery, Rubber Coats for Men
Collars and Cuffs, and Boys,
Gloves, Initial Scarf Pins,
Neckwear, Cuffs tmd Collars,
Silk and Linen Hand- Buttons,
kerchiefs, Boys' Plaid Ties,
Umbrellas, Etc., rtc.; Etc.
FvxrnitLire HOWAIlD Z JS
ANTl PT.nPTrH '
T. J. TURNER & CO.
STIIiIj ZjELD I
Voters of Craven Count;
of all concerned ! We have no
desire to discourage intellectual
ambition, but the majority of man
kind must work for their living,
and the time to receive the neces
sary training for that work mnst,
to accomplish the best results, be
commenced in youth. Baldwin's
The creed of a narrow man : If a
friend changes his mind, he is a
traitor : if a stranger does not think
as you do, he is a fool.
LOOK OIT FOR THEM.
The great reputation my spectacles
a servant ; and that as she was no
wile in law, thoagh undeniably so i.'uj the genuine, ''nee cn.
in fact, no dowercan be maintained. "Dl of .mmom., poor feiiow."id
. . , . , . , Mrs. I Arlington, on learning of a
bbe temi to be Jait enoog h wife . friBd., dMfh from fneumon1a.
te defeat her claim for rCmpnS : believe I should have died too. but for
. . 1 . f 1 - . V . . AHAMwl. frt T- - I,.. II ' ' 1 t ' . ' T , T I I 1 '
kid toe oevclOpmrni Ol our u Plural iu a ntnaui, uui uvi ouuugu iu; ur. buii n.uuKn b irrup nr. nun i
rMoarres, and bcaue an iue, ' establish her claim to share in his 1 Cough Sjrup she meant, of course,
free from sectional feeling and etate. This may be law a yard )URE wises AND LIQUORS for
prejudice, i-s now presented, upon wide, but it is scant justice New 1 Medicinal and other use for sale
which the people of the Sooth can 1 York Graphic. by Jame Rfpmmxd.
"Why why, I've obeyed the ; and eye-glasses have attained through
law, haven't 1 And I never done , out lhe v, g. has ied unacrupulous per-
nobodv anv harm. I ain't no I . ,
. 1 . , 1 , i:,.;sodb to counterfeit them. There are)
Liiiiaudu, inn 1 . 1 uiru t '-t me
none genuine unless the name of
these ! Hawkes is stamped on the frame, and
I would respectfully announce that I
positively employ no ped Here.
Mutual Life Ins. Go.
Of Hartford, Conn.
Gash Assets $55,128,568.55
Death Claim paid in Newbern, N. C,
Oai during the 43 yeara eioce its
Public Cenes-aHy !
TAKE NOTICE, THAT AT
Clothing and Shoe Store,
Two doora north of Hotel Albert. Middle Flrcrt.
Well Selected Line of
you will find a Large and
'I've been with you all
loner ears, .John White! You
have bton an usurer. You have let
avarice triumph in your heart.
Selfishness has chased all pity from j All eyes fitted and fit guaranteed bj
I yonr soul. The widow, the orphan ' f. S. Duffy, New Berne, N. C. olSdlm
organization paid to its Policy Holders
and their Beneficiaries tha enormous
33" A Company whose record is Un
paralleled. WM. H. OLIVER,
Newbein, N. C. AGENT.
Efc. Ffe. Rnvc' Mftfhino' in Vnrifttu
- J .w. ' w j w wawsasssas w MS IWIJI
Beit remembered, any article bought at my store If not satisfactory will be
taken back and money refunded w iihout question.
Mr. S. R. Ball will endeavor to make your visit pleasant end agreeable.
Thanking the public for past patronage, I reppectfully ask a continuance.
Respectfully your obt. svt.,
F. T. PATTERSON.
New Berne Weekly Journal (New Bern, N.C.)
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