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PHILADELPHIA SINGER
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Drank ia Iba atraat. nr " Sb. rmoJ
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A lingariag traca of tba go. Jen grace
Still acfteoaJ tba line of her woe-worn
faca,
'."nk.njpt and tacgld her rich brown
hair.
Yet with all the furrown and itainii f
care
Tba Tear, of anguith and tin and dea-
pir
Tha child of tba city waa paaaing fair.
The r i pa red mouth, with lipa com
praal Tba riaa and fall of the hearing braait
The nerroui flnjin, o tapor and amall.
Crumpled the fringe of the tattared ,
hawl.
At aha stood in her place at tha officer',
call.
She eAemeA r.ood and fair, the aeeaaed ,
tender and w eat .
Thil fallen woman found druak in the
tret .
Dor. the hand that once smoothed the
ripple and ware
Of that tangled hair lie still In the gray -I.
that mother who preasaad those red
lip. to her own
Deaf to tha pain of their smothered
moan ?
Flas the toic that chimed to the lisping '
prayer
No accent of hops for the ioet one there.
Bearing her harden of sin and deepair '.'
Drunk in the stret in the gutter
found
From a paaaionata longing to cruih and
down
Tha soal of the woman the might bare
been
To fling off the weight of a fearful dream.
And awake again in the homtsttwd
hard by.
And wooded mountain that touched
the sky .
To linger a while on the path to school
And catch in the depth of the limpid
pool.
Under tba willow shade, greao and cool ,
A dimpled face and a langhing eye.
And the pleaaant word of a paaeer by.
Ye men with sisters and mothers and
wire.
Hare ya no care for tkeee women lirea '
Mast they starve for tAe coaafort they
never spak 'i
Mast they ever be erring and sinful and
weak
Staggering onward with weary feet.
Stained in the gutter, and drank in the
streat .'
(iod Templar.
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Uaaar aid HamAaltj.
In the jear 1740, when England
u at war with Spain, the Kliza
brtk, of London. Captain William
Kdwaniit, coming throajh the Gulf
from Jamaica, richly laden, ajt
with a moAt violent atorm, in which
tha ship sprang a leak that obliged
the captain, in order to ave the
live of hia crew, to run into the
Harannah, a Spanish port.
Tha captain went on ahore and
directly waited on the governor,
told the oocaaion of hia putting in,
and that he surrendered the ship
as a prize, and himself and hia men
as prtaonent of war, requesting only
pood quarter.
"No sir," replied the Spanish
jroTernor; ";f we had taken you in
fair war at sea, or approaching our
coast with hostile intentions, your
ship would then have been a prize,
and your people prisoners; but
when, distressed by a tempesr, yon
come into our ports for the
safety ot your lives, we, the ene
mies, baing men, are bound aa such
by the laws of humanity, to afford
relief to distressed men who ask it
of us. We cannot, even against
our enemies, take advantage of an
act of God. Yon have leave, there
fore, to unload your ship, if that be
necessary to stop the leak; yoa may
rent her here, and traffic so far as
shall be necessary to pay the
charges; you may then depart, and
I will give yon a pass, to be in force
till yoa 3re beyond Bermuda; if
after that yon are taken, yoa will
then be a lawful prize; bat now yon
are only a stranger, and have a
stranger's right to safety and pro
tection." Tbe ship accordingly departed,
and arrived safe in London.
KabbLsh.
We talk of rubbish, refuse, waste
matter: bat to the philosopher
there is no such thing. Ia the
economy of Nature nothing is
wasted. Reconstruction keeps pace
with decay. Science, too, taking
the hint from Nature, is continually
applying to asefal purposes materi
als whirh hare apparently been ex
hausted of all utility, and often
converts into object charming to
the senses substance which in their
crude state ard offensive and dis
gusting. Filth, that we would rather go a
mile out of our way than enooaDter.
used as a fertilizer, may enhance
t he perfame and beauty of the rose,
or impart a rarer flavor to the
peach or the pear, from the waste
matter of the gas works, black, foul,
loathsome and tenacioaa, are de
rived some of the most delicate and
fashionable colors of the day
mauve and magenta, for example.
From the barrels of recrement
which are set oat on the sidewalks,
the ciJToniert literally "by hook
and by crook' extract merchant
able "trash," the sale of which
sapplie them with their daily
bread.
ot a gutter that has not some
Factolean grains, if we knew how
to eliminate thsm ; and fertilizers
enough to enrieh hundreds of worn
out farms poar through the culverts
into the sewers of oar city.
If there be anything in the ma
terial world which seems useless, it
is only because man knows not how
to turn it to accoant. Science
proves the great Biblical fart that
nothing has been made in vain, and
at every stride it takes it develops
new sources of wealth and enjoy
ment, making the world richer,
happier, more contented, and in
cur admiration of the
and beneficence of the
UST DAY.
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The 'Srli.ltr "a-, r.illcil ;.i order
by 1 . 1 f 11 1 Ii IV. Unit.
Mr. I.tik tr.ive no: n e rh.it he
would tile ;i protest un.iinst the
pussage of the election law which
passed the Semite on Saturday.
BILLS PASSED THIRD UEADINii.
Amending chapters 117 and L'Gl,
laws of LScO, and chapter ;5i of the
(.'ode in relation to the praetiee of
mediciDe : to incorporate the Far-
Alliance of North
its sub-Alliances : to
0 1 , , ode, and ehai-
1 sS."i. in rel.it ion to
before the
( 'ourt .
mers's State
Carolina and
amend section
tor 1!, laws
forming cororat ioiis
clerk of the Superior
A resolution of instruction to our
representatives m Congress re
questing them to all necessary
steps to secure the passage of a
bill endiiig Ix-fore Congiess to im
prove the signal service of the
United States adopted.
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MuiiNiNi; sr.ssii'N.
The House met at 10 o'clock,
stead of .! p. in., the usual hour
Monday's session. Speaker Lea
in the chair.
((uite a number of petitions were
presented asking for a constitu
tional amendment for the pro
hibition of the sale Til liquors.
HILLS INTKi 1 1 1 V ' K 1 1 .
Allowing standard keepers to re
move measures from the court
house: protecting the private
oyster bed of the State; relating
to what is a lawful fence; to pro
hibit judges of the Superior Courts
from adjourning courts for political
speeches; changing the ( ode :n
relation to the (lovemor's h.iI.uv
1 increasing the same to f,(K'.
I'ASSED TIIIKI) READINGS.
II. I!. Til, to prohibit trusts 111 the
State and punish persons con
nected with them: II. 15. Sll, in
corporating the Southern Fxpo
sition Society; 11. 15. :M(), tor the
encouragement of sheep husbandry :
IJ. 15. l.illo, purchasing the brick
vard farm now boing worked by-
prepared himself for a long BDeech
upon this bill, but he favored its !
passage. He thought all the rail-!
roads of the State should be under
t he control of the laws of the same. '
He referred to the fact that the
Cnited States had a railroad com
mission : that l'j States had com
missions and that 10 of the L'G were
more stringent in their provisions
than the one under consideration
and none of them hail been de
clared by any court to be uncon
stitutional. He referred to railroad
building in this State and did not
believe that the passage of this
act would retard such work a
part icle.
.Mr. 15.u Der. in opposition to the
bill, said the argument that public
opinion demanded its passage was
but a sentiment.
Mr. Lucas, beingr recognized,
yielded, after stat in g t hat he noticed
quite a number of bronzed faces in
the lobby and galleries and desired
to submit some cUan cut remarks
as a plain farmer on the bill under
consideration, and the Senate ad
journed till S ). in.
NIGHT SKSSli.N.
Lills on the calendar of private
nature were taken up and the f'ol
lowing passed their t hird readings :
1Y) incorporate the Farmers" Co
operative School of North Carolina ;
to promote the immediate cultiva
tion of shell fish in the State.
at the
Speak-
in ifSE.
The iloii.-e was opened
usual hour, lo o'clock, with
er Leaar m the ctiair.
The committee on judiciary re
ported favorably, a biil exempting
telegraph operators from serving
as jurors, t'ommittee on military
afl'air.-, favorably, a bill for equal
izing the appropriation tothe State
Guard among the several com
panies. EASSE!) THIRD READING.
H. 15. (51 12, incorporating t he town
of Seuiiletnwn . Greene county;
II. 15. (517. incorporating the Fender
and Onslow Land and Improve
ment Company; II. 15. 1,0.54, to
make more effective proceedings
before the boards of aldermen and
ct her bodies.
the penitentiary authorities known , m H,;iBiI)
as tne liieasoe iarm . .n amenu- ,j(
meat was adopted, eilered by Mr.
Holman : Trovu'ed, that a per senate.
feet title can be effected." I'm-,- railroad commission.
of farm 5,iHM. Hie section compelling the rail-
Adjourned until p. in. roads to transport the commis-
aetf.knoon sE.-D'. sioners free of charge was stricken
The unfinished business of the out, and the amendment changing
morning session was taken up the , the salary to $2,500 was lost. Mr
consideration of II. 15. l,o:5J, to l'.mry proposed an amendment
incorporate the town of Worley, making the commission bill apply
Madison countv i n motion of to all roads, which was adopted.
Mr. Coflield it was laid on the table. Mr. Blair then arose and said that
The Speaker announced the special , he was not ready to vote on such a
order for ,U,i to be the considera- ; bill, wnich was of vital importance
tion of 11.15. 840. regulating the ; to our State. He declared that he
employment of females and minors ! had heard nothing of it from hi8
employed in the manufactories of , people and that he had not been
the State. making ten hours a : asked by his people to vote tor such
legal day's work and prohibiting a measure. He asked the defen
minors under twelve years of age ! ders of the bill to bIiow him the
from working in same. The dis-1 need, where the railroads had op-
Cusion of this
measure consumed ' pressed the people by rates ! "And
nearly an hour and it was finally
tabled.
The Speaker announced that the
hour for the special order had ar
rived. 1: was the consideration of
S. 15. "I i. for establishing a North
I Carolina training school and for
jother puposes. This tiill passed
i the Senate by a two-thirds majori
ty. It abolishes the eight normal
schools of the State and appropri
ates the ". 000 used for this pur
pose to the support of the training
school and county institutes, and
places t he ma ii a gem en t of t he same
under the direction of the State
Board of Education . Mr. Lyon
spoke favoring the measure. Messrs.
Sutton, Blanton, Trull, McCotter,
Newland and Alexander spoke
Messrs. Carter,
if von do show me clearly 1 will
vote for it." The thing that
frightened him was that the rail
roads in the State had not made
profits and still they would say
that they had oppressed us. Be
declared against the constitutionali
ty of it, and said that we could not
apply it to all the roads.
M j. Fou said that the commission
bill would not interfere with char
tered rights, and that the state
ment was confirmed by the recent
decisions of the Cnited States
Supreme Court. How can it pre
vent railroad building! He went
on in a most logical way and
plainly showed the needs of the
measure.
in
Mr. Lucas made a powerful speech
favor of the biil. He had the
arninst the hi!
1 Hoke, Overman and Beddlngfield I floor lor over an hour and attacked
.also spoke favoring the bill. A ! all the arguments of the opponents
I number of amendments were of
lered but voted down. Mr. Crisp
moved to table, and this motion
was voted down by a vote of 4G to
r4. Mr. Doughton moved the pre
vious question, the passage of the
bill upon its second redding, and
upon t D ia Mr. Franks called for the
yeas and nays. The bill finally
failed to pass by a vote of yeas .'54.
nays (. The remainder of the
sessiou was taken up in the con
sideration of this measure. Ad
journed until this morning at 10
o'clock.
of the measure. He addressed
himself very particularly to Mr.
Kerr, of Sampson, who yesterday
attacked the bill.
Senator Williams made a strong
speech in favor of the bill, and
Senators Blair and Thomas opposed
it. Debate will be resumed to
morrow. Intense interest is shown
in it. The vote will be verv close.
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forecast
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Mtrly Affection.
As fathers love their daughters
better than goes, and mothers love
tbeir son s better than daughter..
so do sistern feel towards brothers
a more constant sentiment of at
tachment than towards each other.
None of the little vanities, heart
burn'ngs and jealousies that, alas,
for poor human nature ! are but
too apt to spring up in female
hearts, can, or, at all events,
should arise between brother and
sister; each is proud of the suc
cess of the other, becanse it cannot
interfere with self nay, on the
eontrary, is flattering to self.
Hence, if there be a bond of family
union more free from the selfish
blots that interrupt all others, it is
that which exists beeween an af
fectionate sister and brother.
1) DAY.
S E N A T E .
Lieut. Gov. Holt called the Sen
ate to order promptly at 11 o'clock.
PASSED THIRD READING.
To incorporate the Original Free
Will Baptist Conference of North
Carolina; to amend section l,si4
of Code, in relation to clerks of the
superior courts making annual
statements of all moneys in tiieir
hands to annul section 10(i of the
code in relation to removals of
proceedings in courts: to amend
section HI 7. code, m relation to
motions to vacate arrest or reduce
bail; to amend sub section 0, sec
tion loo, code, in relat ion to code
of civil procedure in cases of mis
take and fraud :
3,4G5 of the code
prison bounds.
; THE SPEi I S
j F.ciug H. L. 0-1,
; the regulation o
! freight and passeny
State, w as t aken i
, reading.
Mr. l'.mry sen:
i amendment to strike
' and C of the bill.
Sir. LeGrand sent forward an
amendment to strike out in section
17 the figures of ooo and insert
'2.500, as the salary of the com
missioners : also to sfnke out
1,000 and insert rl.-jno as the
salary of the clerk.
Mr. Payne spoke in favor of the
bill, said it had become a necessity.
It was within the province of the
General Assembly to enact the
law. It was not unconstitutional
and he thought public opinion de
manded its passage. It was not
intended to inflict any hardseips ou
the railroad corporations but to
maintain a just and reasonable rate
of freight and passenger tariffs.
Mr. Payne made a most torcible
and able argument from his po
sition .
Mr. Kerr, opposing the bill, made
a splendid legal argument against
the passage of the bill. He was ot
opinion thaff it was in direct con-' and rebuked the opponents in very
tl let with the ( onstitution of the plain terms.
annul section
n lela'ion to
i ; 1 1 1 ' R .
'o provide for
t iie roilroad
r tan lis in this
'i on its second
iorwanl an
out sections
ID IPSE.
The following bills were intro
duced : Mr. Chadwick, to autho
rize the commissioners of More-
head Citv to regulate the sale of
liquors, and to prevent obstruc
tions in New river, Onflow couuty;
Mr. Bridges, to prevent county
commissioners Irom serving more
than one term : Mr. Hargrove, to
amend the ac: lor the protection of
orphan children ; Mr. McGill, to
amend the code m regard to claim
and delivery ; Mr. Bridges, to foster
and promote the interests of poor
colored farmers in Eastern North
Carolina.
The House took up, as a special
order, the bill to appropriate funds
to complete the Governor's man
sion. Mr. Pugh offered an amend
ment to strike out section 4 of the
bill. That section was as follows :
'That the State Treasurer be, and
he is hereby, authorized and di
rected to pay out of any moneys in
the treasuiy. not otherwise appro
priated, the sum of 5,33.04. over
and above appropriations made in
sections 12 and -5 of this act, for the
completion of said mansion, to be
drawn on ihe warrant of the Gov
ernor.'' Mr. .loiiesmade aspeech iu warm
support of the bill in opposition to
this amendment. lie stated that
the building would represent to the
.State, when completed i save the
third floor), almost $"3,000. Only
1 l.",()OU is now needed to complete
the building. The State cannot
get more than ?31,00o for the build
ing. Any business man would
complete the building under such
circumstances.
Fpon a vote, Mr. l'ugh's amend
ment was adopted 1'J to 4G.
Mr. Smith otfered an amendment
that the Governor and counsel sell
the property if they can get 30.000
for it.
Mr. Sutton antagonized this. He
thought that the matter should be
recommitted to the committee.
Mr. Baird offered an amendment
that one half of the Burke square
be sold and the proceeds applied to
the completion of the mansion.
Mr. Lyon wished the bill to go
through as it stood. He thought
the opposition to it arose from a ;
with section 4 stricken out. He
was informed that with the draw
back, the lower story coald be made
habitable. Eather than have the
mansion sold the people of Bun
combe county would furnish tbe
money to complete it. He would
rather see it stand there until it
crumbled into dust, than see it
sold. It was a disgrace to the
State to entertain the idea of a
sale.
Mr. Doughton said the public
squares were granted to the State
solely for public uses of the State.
The first thing the Legislature
knew the whole property would re
vert to the heirs of the original
owner who gave it to the State.
This changed the whole aspect of
affairs. A motion was at once
made to adopt the bill as it origi
nally stood.
Mr. McDonald offered an amend
ment to Mr. Stevens' substitute, to
make the amount ?40,000. This
was voted down, as was Mr.
Stevens' substitute. The vote on
the amendment of Mr. Pagh, to
strike out section 4 was then recon
sidered. That amendment was
then voted down, 56 to 52. The
bill failed to pass its second read
ing, ayes 42, noes 59. The Far
meis' Alliauce men, u was learned,
voted against the bill. Tbe lie
publicans were in great glee at the
result. They voted against the
bill also, and really led in the fight
against it.
MediciDe and Mars.
It is commonly remarked by
foreign thinkers and philosophers
who have studied our national
characteristics, that Americans are
an excitable people, of highly nerv
ous organism, who follow the occu
pation of the moment, whether
business or amusement, with an
intensity oblivious of physical
reaction. Our medical men defend
the truth of this observation, and
at meetings of scientific and pro
fessional authorities circulate pam
phlets with such headings as: ''Is
the American Heart Wearing
; Out!"
i Statistics recently published
seem to indicate that the average
degree of longevity reached by
Americans is considerable less than
that ot Europeans. This would
seem to be true of even the military
men, as the following table of the
ages at death of some of the fore
most commanders of the century
apparently provee:
! American. Grant, 02; Thomas,
5 4: Hancock, G2; Burnside, 57
j Logan, CO; McClellan, 57; Sheridan,
57. European. Manteuffel, 79;
I Bazaine, 77; Wellington, 83; Wran
!gel, 93; William I, 91; Blucher, 77.
Of prominent living generals,
Sherman, aged sixty eight, ia the
oldest among American comman
ders, while von Molike, aged
eighty nine, MacMahon, aged
eighty, Gorgei, aged seventy-two,
and the Duke of Cambridge, aged
seventy, could be named among
Earopeans.
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TVsnt of Courage.
A great deal of taleDt is lost to
the world for the want of a little
courage. Every day sends to the
grave a number of obscure men
who have only remained in obscur
ity because their timidity has pre
vented them making the first effort
and who, if they could have been
induced to begin, would, in all
probability, have gone great
lengths in the career of fame.
The fact is, in order to do any
thing in this world, that is worth
doing, we must not stand shivering
on the brink and think of the cold
and danger, but jump in and
scramble as we can. It will not
do to be perpetually calculating
risks and adjusting nice chances.
There is such little time for over
squeamishness at present, the op
portunity so easily slips away, the
very period of his life, at which
man chooses to venture, if ever, is
so confined, that it is no bad rule
to preach up the necessity, in such
instances, of little violence done to
feelings, and of efforts made in de
fiance of strict and sober calcula
tion. Whatever your hand finds
to do, do with all your might.
GB0TER CLEVELAND.
W. W. SCOTT.
Fearless to plan and bold to execute,
Intrepid, upright, calm and resolute,
The Nation's friend, the people's advo
cate, Knowing no North, nor South, seotion,
nor State ;
Self-poised hia guiding star the right
He questioned not the "watchman of
tbe night,"
But blazed his way truth his unerring
guide
And fell at last still on the people's
side !
when history comes bis epitaph to write
His name will glow with an immortal
light;
The modern Curtius yielding up bis
life
To beal tbe wounds of fratricidal strife,
O, Mother Earth, accept the sacrifice.
And close the gaping chasm as its price !
Alden's Manifold Cyclopedia.
The issue of the tenth volume
calls attention to the rapid progress
which this excellent popular cyclo
pedia is making. The publisher
promised the volumes at intervals
of about a month; he is recently
more than keeping his word. The
volume extends from Cosmography
to Debry, contains about 040 pages
aud about 100 illustrations, hand
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ifold is more comprehensive than
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sell's (which costs several times as
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in addition to ordinary cyclopedia
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Cotton occupies 2G Dages; Cran-
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Crusades, 0 pages; Darwin and
Darwinian Theory, 17 pages, and
so on. It would be strange indeed
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published at a cost so surprisingly
low, did not reach an enormous
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Dreary People.
Iu this agreeable world, so glori
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Spring Disorders
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-"loathed Melancholy
Of Cerberus and blackestmidnight born ,
In Stygean cave forlorn."
We have at this moment one of
these Spoil Sports in our mind's eye.
It would be doing injustice to
felony to liken him to a criminal
condemned to death. He lookB
like a wretch condemned to life
the Wandering Jew, lor example.
If you meet him even in the sun
shine, you seem to feel a whiff as
from an iceberg as he glides by.
In society he is a perfect kill-joy.
You cannot laugh icith him, for he
never laughs; and yoa can no more
laugh at him than at a goblin. If
he ever had emotions, tbey were
frozen in him years ago, past all
hope of thaw. His voice is a sepul
chral monotone, and his speech is
always of coming ill. Things are
never at the worst with him Every
passing misfortune bears a mirror
in its hand "that shows him many
more'' The raven that croaked the
fate of Duncan was a sky-lark to
him. He is gloomier than a rail
road tunnel, and a greater bore.
We insist that manliness and
cheerfulness are one and indivisible,
and that all lachrymose individuals
are deficient in pluck and back
bone. To laugh il Christian; to
howl is a pagan accomplishment
It is true that a man may smile
and smile and be a viilian, but bis
very hypocrisy is a compliment to
the moral excellence of mirth. If
smiles were not symbols of honesty,
what villain would think it worth
his while to counterfeit them t
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It was old Isaac Walton who
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a new mercy ;" a saying worthy of
the profoundest philosopher. It is
only too true that misfortunes come
to us on wings, but retire with a
limping pace, and yet we should be
ready to meet calamities cheerfully,
determined to successfully over
come them.
There is scarcely an evil in life
that we cannot double by ponder
ing upon it; a scratch will thus
become a serious wound, a slight
illness even be made to end in
death, by the brooding apprehen
sion of the sick, while, on the other
hand, a mind accustomed to look
upon the bright side of all things
will repel the mildew and dampness
of care, by its genial sunshine.
A cheerful heart paint the world
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Too Solicitous by Half.
A lady was very solicitous about
her health. Every trifle made her
uneasy, and the doctor was called
in immediately. The doctor was a
skillful man, and, consequently
had a large practice. It was very
disagreeable to him to be so often
called away from his other cases
for nothing, and he resolved to take
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see this.
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Cnited States, which provides that
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a vivid comparison between rates
in North Uirolina without a com
mission and in Georgia w ith one.
Mr. Carter opposed the sale of
the mansion or the sale of any part
of the land on which it stood. It
would be a lasting disgrace to the
State. It would be charged, as it
ought to be, that the Democratic
tance. and I should
fee for this visit."
hare lost mv
The remarks of Mr. Kerr were to party had expended roS.OOO on the
the point, and a strong, forcible building and sold it for $30,000 ; at
and logical argument from his a loss of $23, 000. He thought that
standpoint. j the striking ontof section 4 was a
Mr. Turner, of Iredell, had not compromise. Let the bill pass,
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Baffled at all points, the marshal
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It is an ill battle where the Devil
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Great good nature without pru
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Do what yoa can when yon can
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Advice is one oi the things most
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