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WE HAVE RECEIVED ON CONSIGNMENT
20 OOO lbs. Bacon Sides, which we are in
atrnrted to trade off for Cotton, at the rate of
pound of BACON for 1 pound of COT-
o5l to be deUvere by the 10th of October
next. B. P. WILLIAMSON & CO.
"jnly 24, 1866.
At 44. FaretteTille Street.
PATENT ICE CREAM FREEZERS,
. ,- Oval and Round Wire Dish Covers,
Weeding Hoes and Trace Chains,
1 Ton Cfaetings. brqWN
Raleigh, June 9-tf Hart&Lbwis.
LEWIS P. OLDS,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
May i-3m-Tald. RALEIGH, N. C.
JVST irAyetteville Street:
Plain and Plated Castors.
Painted and Ornamented Toilet Sets.
Fire Proof Tea Pots.
Handsome Tea Trays. j
. Raleigh, april 28-tf. HART & LEWIS
TIN WARE I
No. 44 Fayetteville Street.
V We have a large stock of TIN WARE, ol
oJown manufacture, for an
retaU- with HART & LEWI3
Raleigh, May 15, 1866. 25 tl.
p ENERAL BUSINESS AGENCY.
TOTE ' UNDESIGNED" TENDERS HIS SER
VICES to the community at home and abroad, as
a General Business Agent. He will attend
diligently to the collecting of all claims, the set
tling and closing of aU accounts, the buying and
selling of any and every species of property, or
any other business in the State to which parties
cannot attend in person, or which they may nnd
it to their interest to entrust to the management
ot an agent. . .
As to his character and qualifications he is au
thorized to refer to George W. Mokdecai, Hon.
Thos. Bbaqg and Kemp P. Battu:.
RUFUS H. PAGE.
Raleigh, June 16th, 1866. 86 tf
W. PULLIAM. W. H. JONES. GEO. W. 8WEPSON
PULLIAM, JONES. & CO.,
Wholesale Grocers and Commission
TTAVE IN STORE A LARGE STOCK OF
which is offered at the lowest cash prices. They
respectfully solicit orders from the Merchants ol
North-Carolina. pULUAMf JONES & ca
Raleigh, May 1, 1866. 20-tf.
"Wood for the Capitol.
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED
by the undersigned, until the
;i5th of September next,
to furnish a sufficient quantity of Wood for the
use of fEe Public offices in the Capitol, and for
the Legislature the ensuing -winter and spriug.
The Wood to be sound Oak and Hickory,
to be delivered and measured in the Wood-house
on the Capitol square, from time to time, as re
quired. Bidders will state the price, PER CORD, at
which they will deliver it, and endorse on the
envelope Proposals for Wood."
The amount required -will be about 200 Cords.
The right of rejecting bids not advantageous to
the State, is reserved.
R. W. BEST,
Secretary of State.
Raleigh, Aug. 11, 1866. 63 tw-lm
UNTIL THE 1ST JANUARY, 1867, THE
house and lot lately occupied by Mrs. Frank I.
Wilson, (known as the Hutchins' house.)
Apply to THOS. D. SLEDGE,
or J. BROWN, with Hart & Lewis.
Raleigh, Aug. 28, 1S06. OS 3t
Watson's Photograph Gallery,
RALEIGH, N. C.
PRICES LOWER THAN EVER.
The Snnbeam Art Improving.
REAT REDUCTION IN THE PRICES OF
JT Ambrotypes, Ferreotypes and the larger
size Photographs. Porcelian pictures made with
all the beauty of an ivory painting. Photographs
of all sizes and styles, plain or colored to nature.
Persons wishing work in my line are invited to
call and examine specimens and be convinced
that there is no use going beyond Raleigh on ac
count of prices or quality of work.
Aug. 28, 1866 28 ly. J. W. WATSON.
STATE OF NORTH-CAROLINA, (
Wake County. J
Superior Court of Law and Equity, Spring Term,
.On motion, it .is ordered by the Court, that the
Clerk give notice through the Standard, Sentinel
and Progress, newspapers published in the City
of Raleigh, and also nt four or more public places
in the County of Wake, to all parties of Record
who have suits pending in the Superior Court of
said County, and their witnesses, to appear at the
next Fall Term of the Court, to be held at the
Court House, in Raleigh, on the
First Monday after the fourth Monday
or September, 1866,
prepared to try their cases.
Parties having no counsel are notified to em-
ploy on or before the day aforesaid, or their suits
will be tried without counsel.
J. N. BUNTING, Clerk.
Ralsigh, July 10, 1866. 48 3taw-td
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
FALL TRADE, 1866.
"WE ARE RECEIVING OUR FALL 8T0CK,
and now in store,
Table and Pocket Cutlery.
Buggy and wagon tire from to 2 inches wide.
Sweeds Iron, cast and Blistro stub Band iron.
6 dozen hand and tea Waiters.
Cooking Stoves various patterns.
50 sizes nails 3 to 60 penny.
With a general assortment of Tools and Build
ing materials. 1000 14 Hoop iron, 1 and IV inches.
. With Hart & Lewis.
Raleigh, Aug. 30, 1866. 70 tf
P'1 A HOUSE AND LOT
In the North western part of the City of Rl
V frmeriy occupied bv Mr. JESSE SHAW
p,p(y for information on the premises.
Kalejgh, Aug. 14, 1866. - 63 tw3t
TOff SASi DOMFS
and healthy residence, in town, with about. .. .
"" Twenty Acres of Land
MS? omL wtth cl&et and lire-place for
ftnishedrooms, wim t with three flre.
ptac'eliKd'rar high-pitted double pU
P . Balustrade round roof and piazza with all
elfar outhouses. The residence fronts .the
Rlroad and the centre of the town is liberally
.mnUed with thrifty shade and fruit trees ; has
I SZh ot good water; is very healthy, and near a
gjod busfness locality. To any person .desiring
f nT.litrhtfuland healthy residence, with sufflclenl
wfor maknfg support for a family, a rare op-
wUl be required in cash, the balance in .
Dry Goods, Groceries, and Drug
For further particulars, apply to
EDITORS " STANDARD."
July 81, 1866. &7 6t
TjXHANGE OF N. C. BONDS.
STATE OF N. cTtREASURT DEP-T.,
Raleigh, June 27, I860.
Under the authority of an ordinance of the
Convention, ratified June 16th, 1866, sealed pro
posals will be received by the undersigned until
(Ms Tday of November, 1866, tor the exchange
of the principal of any bonds issued by the State,
prior to the 20th May, 1861, for ccrtiflcates pi
K and other interests held by. the State in
various corporations. The principal of these
arB Stocks in the following Companies:
North-Carolina Railroad Company, W.0O
Raleigh & Gaston Railroad Company, $ Sf 00
Atlantic & N. C. Railroad Company, f J..00
Western N. C. Railroad Company, l1''
Albemarle & Chesapeake Canal Co., .'"
2nd. Bonds, secured by mortgages on the en
tire property of the lollowing corporations :
Wilmington, Charlotte & Ruthertord
Railroad Company, 'l'om
Western Coalfield Railroad Comymy, tOOfim
Atlantic & North-Carolina R. R. Co., $181,164 8
The interest acquired by the purchaser of the
stock of any corporation will not be greater than
that of the holders of the like amount of the gen
eral stock of the same corporation.
The stocks belonging to the Literary Jnnd, e.
g. the stock in the Wilmington & Weldon, and
Wilmington Manchester Railroad Companies
and in various banks, are not included in this
BfdtauAan the par value of the stocks or
other interests will not be entertained. Any
premium realized will be applied in payment of
past due eoupons of the bonus delivered in ex-
ChCom'ez of the law authorizing the exchange and
more detailed lists of the stocks, &c, will be for
warded by the undersigned to applicants.
It is made my duty to accept those terms
deemed most advantageous to the State, and the
option of rejecting auroral! pid bItTLE,
June 30 45-wts Public Treasurer.
0.44, FAYETTEVILLE ST.,
SDrinff Trade, 1866.
Lar-e additions to onr Stock of Miscellaneous
Hardware, Woodware, Crockery, Glass and China
Ware ; Hollow Ware, Tin Ware, Swedes and
American Iron and Steel. .
A commanding stock of Buggy Matenuls,
Lamps, Lanterns, Lamp Wicks and Chimneys,
Kerosine Oil, White Lead aud other Paints, Spirits
Turpentine and Linseed Oil, Window Glass trom
8 x 10 to 30 x 36, Putty ; an extensive stock ot
Builders Materials, Locks and Nails,
Family Groceries and House-Furnishing
20 Cooking Stoves, of various approved patterns
Plaited Knives, Forks, Tea and Dinner Spoons.
Call and examine our Stock.
J. BROWN, with
april 10 10-tf. HART & LEWIS.
MR. L. H. KELLOGG HAVING RETIRED
from our firm, ti e business will hereafter be con
ducted in the name of EDWARD WHEELER
& CO. We hereby tender our thanks to the citi
zens of Raleigh and vicinity for past patronage.
KELLOGG, WHEELER & CO.
RESS GOODS, CALICOES, &C.
WE HAVE JUST OPENED AN ENTIRE
new stock, embracing Grenadines, Muslins, Ging
hams, fcc. Also, 3,000 yards Calicoes, of the la
test stvlcs, all of which we will sell cheap. Call
earlv ana secure bargains.
i 28 tf. EDWARD WHEELER & CO
RANSON & FARRAR
HAVE REMOVED TO THE NORTH-CAROLINA
Book Store, the old and popular Book
stand so long kept by Mr. H. D. Turner, No. 1
Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, on the Corner near
the State House.
Mr. H. D. Turner, who, for thirty-three years
past, has been a large publisher and bookseller,
now retires trom active business, leaving his
entire stock in our hands.
The stock consists of an extensive selection of
English and American Law Books, besides a great
variety of School aud Miscellaneous Books. Mr.
H. D. Coley, so long Mr. Turner's representative,
will still be found at the old stand.
With this valuable addition to our former ex
tensive stock, we hope very greatly to enlarge
our usefulness to the trade. We will use our
best efforts to secure the continued good will of
our old customers, and those of the North-Carolina
June 14 tf BRANSON & FARRAR.
Standard Office, Raleigh, N. C,
Jni-y 18, 1866.
rpo ANTIQUARIANS, LIBRARIANS,
X BIBLIOPOLISTS, AND OTHERS :
A BOUND FILE OF THE PENNSYLVANIA
CHRONICLE, published at Philadelphia, 1767,
RIVINGTON'S NEW-YORK GAZETEER, pub
lished in New-York, 1773, 1774, 1775, and 1770,
and other rare old Revolutionary and Colonial
papers, published in New-York and elsewhere,
has been deposited at this office for sale.
These papers contain the news, political, mili
tary, domestic and foreign ol those days, together
with original communications from prose writers
and poetical contributors.
The proceedings of the Continental Congress,
which adopted the Declaration of Independence,
and the proceedings of State Legislatures, Con
ventions, &c., arc all given as they occurred at
This is a most rare and valuable file. Persons
desiring to purchase can call and examine it, or
if they live at a distance, address us by letter on
W. W. WEST, .
MUSIC, BOOKS, STATIONERY,
Raleigh. N. C.
July 24, 1866. 54 tf
JgEROSENE OIL AND LAMPS.
JUST RECEIVED A LARGE SUPPLY
HAND, PARLOR, BRACKET and SWINGING
Also, the best Kerosene Oil, Lamp Wicks and
Chimneys. Dry Hop Yeast.
With Heartt & Lewis,
44 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh.
July 28 1866. 56-tt
8ION H. KOOEKS,
Raleigh, N. C-
JOS. B. BATCHELOB
Warrenton, N- C
ROGERS & BATCH EL0R,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
RALEIGH, N. C.
june 5, 1866. 34 Sm
JNSURANCE AGAINST FIRE,
AND THE PERILS OF INLAND TRANS
Composed of the Get-mania, Hanover, Magia
ana jsepuoue Dire -insurance companies, New
JOHN G. WILLIAMS, & CO.,
octfi tflo - v Agents.'
JpOR RENT, - ,
An excellent Barn and Stables. In Raleigh. I
Apply at STANDARD OFFICE '
ceDruary so, iQOO. tl
City" Advertisements, i-
rEAT tSIOX PJlilEJS 'MEETIA'G. l
' Pira-ADBUPHiAVSeP4'-2,' 1866. .
flvenin" at the rooms of the National TJnioi
Club on - Chesnut-Bt, near Twelfth. The
rooms were packed, most of those present be
in" delegates to the Convention. The dif
wnt. delegation thought this mode of spend
ing the evening a better one than conversing ;
in tneir coidiuhwo-iui""'
Hon. Ira Harris, in opening the exercises,
said that we bad assembled in devotional
exercises previous to our meeting in the de
liberations of an important convention, the
results of which would affect essentially,
perhaps vitally, our afflicted and distracted
country. What could be more appropriate
than that upon this evening of the christian
Sabbath we should meet to commend the
country to that God who has so signally
favored us in the trials through which we
have passed, and plead with him that he
will not desert us as we enter upon new and
unexpected trials ? Prayer was then offered
by the Rev. Dr. Newman of La. Mr. Eaton,
of Memphis, remarked that in connection
with any great civil question there was a
special fitness in the American people seek
ing counsel from on high, because the liber
ty which we enjoy and which has been vin
dicated by such patriotism and by blood was
first developed on these shores as religious
liberty of conscience, and out of it sprang the
idea of a free and representative government.
It was fitting that we should seek guidance
from above, from the fact that the Church
of the South has been one of the great agen
cies and pupporters-of Rebellion. The cler
gy of the South were ung the arguments
and influence to-day that they, were using be
fore the war. They teach now.asthey did be
fore the war, that the negro is beneath the
man. They would not profit by the experi
ence of the past, nor listen to the teachings
of the present. We could only leave them to
that God who was able to make even the wrath
of man to serve him. The Rev. Mr. Con
way, of La., then engaged in prayer. Senator
Lane of Indiana trusted that although he
was a stranger to the sacred cause of Christian
civilization in the advocacy of which they
had assembled, he would not desecrate the
occasion by any allusion which could prove
offensive to those who differed with him, and
yet he felt there was much to hope for and
pray for by Christians of the United States.
He "felt that he was bound to those around
him by the ties of christian brotherhood, and
in the hope of a common redemption through
a common Savior.
After five years of terrible conflict, and the
martyrdom of 300,000 soldiers, we had come
in sight of the promised land, and we should
now see to it that the fruits of that conflict
and the purchase of thnt blood were not lost
to us through the treachery of mean, false
prophets. Though the land was crying for
peace while there was yet no peace,forin the
South . a legal convention was dispersed in
New-Orleans because of rio the streets of
Memphis had flown with the blood of the
only loyal men. there left. But recently in
Maryland men of God, while kneeling in
prayer, had been slaughtered by ruffians.
All this blood had been shed by the wild
spirit evoked by slavery. There was yet
no peace. We should pray for it. We
should pray also that our rulers may be en
dowed with wisdom from on high. We
should stand firm, not as politicians, but as
Christians, to secure the triumphs of right
eousness and peace, and the prevalence of
truth and religion. A kind Providence had
guided us through five years of war. To
Him we owed our deepest gratitude. We
have had nn intelligent, able and patriotic
press. We owed much to it, and to the cler
gy notwithstanding the signal defections of
some of these clerical teachers to whom we
had looked with deference and respect. The
people generally were patriotic. Let them
see to it that they had piety aa well as patri
otism that they prayed as well as spoke
and acted and the country would be saved.
Mr. Strong of St.- Louis desired to press
one idea upon the assemblage We were ev
er ready to recognize the hand of God in the
great events of the world, but were too prone
to underestimate God's dealings in minor af
fairs. It had been easier for us to recognize
that God was on our side when we were suc
cessful in battle. But we should have felt
that he was not the less with us indetcat and
danger. God gave us defeat in the battle of
Bull Run, that we might realize the great
ness of the struggle before us and be incited
to greater exertion. Godhad broughtus thus
far in safety. He would not desert us now.
He did not believe that the great controversy
was intended to leave the destinies of the na
tion in the hands of men who would carry
us back half a century in the race of progress.
God had a higher work for us, and would
help us to do it, if we look to him for
Here Horace Maynard of Tennessee said,
that on one occasion Mr. Webster when ask
ed what was the most important question
that had ever engaged his attention, replied :
" My own personal responsibility to God."
He knew of no occasion where men taking
part in jmblic affairs, and who professed faith
in God and the redemption which He had
promised to mankind, should feel these great
questions more strongly, and consider them
more earnestly than those present. It was a
time when no one could fail to understand
that there was a God that moved among the
inhabitants of the earth and wielded the des
tinies of nations and of empires. It had been
well said during the struggle we have just
passed through that the hand of Divine Pow
er was so obvious that men bowed in sub
mission and said this control is not fornaught,
it is to accomplish a great and important re
sult. Could they fail to understand, in view
of the events of the last Winter and Spring,
that the same power was still working for
the accomplishment of purposes that still lay
in the future 1 They had seen the country
just on the eve of a permanent, secure, unfal
tering peace, x et, just as it was about to be
accomplished, they had seen a hand inter
pose, and the result was still in the indefinite
future, showing that there were yet purposes
in the divine mind, and they must bow rev
erently until his will was accomplished, at
the same time doing that which seemed to
them right. There was no ground for dis
couragement or despair. They might be
perplexed, and they were, but when they saw
much had already been done, they knew
that the same hand that had brought them
thus far in safety would carry them still fur
ther to a happy and safe consummation.
They must trust in God and to the high pur
poses whieh he had formed concerning them.
He knew that the human mind was incredu
lous, full of unbelief, ready to distrust when
its own resources failed, iustead of fix
ing itself firmly on divine support. 'It was
part of the common infirmity of our nature
that infirmity which we should pray to
God in his wisdom and firmness to enable us
to overcome, so that at least the watchman
shall see eye to eye.
After prayer by Lieut.-Gov. Loo Bross of
Illinois, the Rev. Mr. Conway of New Orleans
made a few remarks.
He said this meeting was prophetic of the
kind of Union he hoped to see in the land.
It was the kind they needed, where the hearts
of the people should be linked together,
where Massachusetts and South Carolina
should love one another as Christians, and
where Maine and Texas should ioin together
hand in hand. This meeting would be one
of the happiest that had ever taken place.
It was emniemauc oi mat desirable union
which should make them one and indivisible
in heart as they were in institutions and in
all the forms of Government.
The meeting was then addressed by Mr.
Mullens of the Tennessee Legislature, follow
ed by the Rev. Dr. Newman of Louisiana,
who, after expressing his pleasure at partici
pating in such a meeting under the protec
tion of the old flag, said that he . considered
the coming struggle a .religious one. He had
lived long enough 5a the gouth to Jaiow that I
tUCra UOUiU UV.Llvolvj W otoam v tiro
oress there at t resent
; He baa naa tne man
aignest in power jn tnis country say w-ium
that he and bia brethren were not . wanted
there, but the- principles 'of ' freedom and
Republican- government'.' should, ultimately
triumph. - , I'.'-."'
Other addresses were delivered by Mr.
Hunnicut ot Virginia, Wilds of Tennessee
. . . . . ... " i - ; A X T
and others, and the benediction pronounced
try Kev. Dr. JNewman oi xjomsiuiia. a.
BALEIGH, 3V. C
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8. 18 66.
LOYAL UNION CONVENTION I
A Convention of the loyal Union men
of NorthCaroIina will be held in Ra
leigh, on Thursday the 20th day of Sep
The Union men of the State are respect
fully and earnestly requested to come np
in full force, to consult together on the
present condition of the country.
The New York Timet, since it has deserted
the Union cause, is joining the Richmond
Enquirer and other rebel papers in under
rating the numbers, and influence of South
ern Unionists. The Enquirer copies approv
ingly trom the Times as follows :
" The New York Times says the claim of
the so-called Union men of the South to the
political control of the Southern States,
" seems just and tair, and it it were not ut
terly and hopelessly impossible, would de
serve consideration. But it is impossible.
The men in the Southern States who stood
by the Union do not number one in ten we
believe we might say one in twenty of their
capable inhabitants. They have not the
slightest hold upon their confidence, they
cannot command acquiescence in their rule.
and if installed in power can only be kept
there by the bayonqt. The reason for this
state of public feeling toward them may not
deserve approval, but it is natural, and not
inconsistent with renewed and sincere loyal
ty. Every community confides in those who
stand bv it in its hour of trouble no matter
from what source those troubles may come;
and it condemns those who, when the die is
cast, neither come to their aid nor sympa
thize with their sorrows. And it is utterly
hopeless to expect that they will choose them
as the recipients of their honors or the rep
resentatives ot their wishes and opinions. 7
To all which we reply in the language of
Andrew Johnson, addressed in August, 1865,
to his Provisional Governors. President
Johnson said :
" I would impress upon you the importance
of encouraging and strengthening to the full
est extent the men of your State who have
never faltered in their allegiance to the gov
ernment. Every opportunity should be made
available to have this known and understood
as your policy and determination."
What docs that mean ? Does it mean that
there is not one in ten of Union men in the
Southern States ? and that these Union men
have not the slightest hold on the confidence
of the people?
The policy of the government was and is,
to reorganize the States on a loyal basis. The
Union men were to be foremost in this work,
and those who labored to bring on the re
bellion, and who opposed all efforts to make
peace during its progress, were commanded
to " take back seats." This command was
obeyed for a while; but the secessionists now
have the front seat, and the Union men are
hustled out of the way and treated as crimi
nals, because they were not true to the Con
federacy. The Enquirer rejoices over this
state of things, and the New York Times,
which professes to be a Union paper, acquies
ces in it, and tries to produce the impression
that the Unionists of the South are insig
nificant in numbers and influence. The
Times ought to hide its head in shame, and
the Editors of the Enquirer and Examiner
ought to be thankful, under all the circum
stances, that they are permitted to remain in
the country. If justice were done in their
cases, they would be tried and executed for
treason, or at least banished to Brazil or the
There never was a time during the rebell
ion when there was not a majority of Union
ists in North-Carolina, counting those in, as
well as out of the army. But these Unionists
were crushed and silenced by the strong
hand of power. Fifteen thousand of them
the bravest and noblest men that ever trod
shoe-leather voted against Gov. Vance in
1864. There are now, in this State, about
eighty thousand voters. We feel sure that
thirty thousand of these are " unmistakably
loyal" and " devoted" Union men ; and that
twenty thousand more of them, though not
as cordial in their feelings towards the Union
and the Northern people as the thirty thous
and referred to, are nevertheless not merely
disposed, but anxious to see the Union re
stored. But for the fact that the entire ma
chinery of the State government, with the
exception of the Judiciary, is in the hands
of the secessionists, and but for the influences
thus brought to bear, and the constant clam
or aoout "negro equality," coupled with
insidious appeals to the passions of our peo
ple against the " radicals" we say but for
these things, it would be an easy matter to
unite these twenty thousand with the thirty
thousand, thus placing the State in loyal
hands by a majority ot twenty thousand.
The main object of the proposed State Con
vention in Raleigh, on the 20th of this
month, is to unite these voters on a loyal, I
national platform-r-to present the issue of
the restoration of the Union at all hazards,
as the paramount consideration, and to ap
peal to the people of the State to remove
from office those who are now thwarting and
delaying the work of restoration. The re
maining thirty thousand voters are case
hardened secessionists and latter-day war
men, who glory in their efforts to destroy the
Union who have no regrets for the past,
save that they failed to establish the Confed
eracy who hate the flag, and the govern
ment, and the Northern people, and who are
looking anxiously for some convulsion at
Washington and in the Northern States
which will crush the real friends of the
Union, and place their friends and allies,
the copperheads, in power. These are the
followers of Gov. Worth, once a Union man,
but now a tool in the hands of secessionists
and bloody war men.
Let the New York Times let the North
ern people decide which they prefer, the fifty
thousand Unionists referred to, or the thirty
thousand case-hardened Worthites and se
Hoiden,."bf:North-CarolIna, and Hamilton
of Texas, J mow. of -the .most cerulean -hue, of -
Loyatty,"' were originally ultra 7" Boutnern .
men"TTrVOctferous .declaimers'. against s the-;
North, and for fighting everybody, and every: ,
thing, Nortn ot tne Jf otomaa-- As tney were
disunionists once, so are they " disunionists"
now. Ijynenburg Metes. . r.
The record of Holden is precisely that of
Andrew Johnson. - Holden was a Democrat
up to I860. He refused to go with a ma
jority of his party in its attempt to destroy
the' Union, on account of Mr. Lincoln's elec
tion. - He was one of the few Southern Edi
tors who, in March, 1861, endorsed Mr. Lin
coln's Inaugural, and implored the Southern
people to submit to Mr. Lincoln's adminis
tration. When war became inevitable, as
the result of the action of the States of South
Carolina and Virginia, Holden reluctantly
went with his State into the rebellion, but
with the fixed determination to avail himself
of the first opportunity to arrest the war,
and make peace on the basis of a restored
Union. He attempted this in 1863, for which
he was mobbed by some Confederate sol
diers ; and on account of his efforts for peace,
publicly made from this time up to the oc
cupation of Raleigh by Gen. Sherman's
troops, his life was constantly in danger.
The difference between Andrew Johnson and
Holden in this respect is, that the former fled
from his State and was shot at on the way,
and the latter remained and was mobbed,
and was in constant peril of his life. Holden
never had the confidence of the secessionists
of tile State. They called him a traitor to
the Confederacy during the rebellion ; and
now, in secession neighborhoods, they still
call him a traitor to the Confederacy, while
in Union neighborhoods they call him a se
cessionist. But Holden, while Provisional
Governor, might have made peace with the
secessionists, if he had been capable of dis
obeying his instructions and betraying the
State into their hands. He refused to do
this, and hence the bitterness with which he
It is strange that Holden is a disunionist
when he is unconditionally for the Union.
He is so anxious to see the Union restored
that he would take it on any terms ; and he
regards the Union, under any circumstances,,
as preferable to the present condition of
things. Is there any disunionism in that ?
So far as Gov. Hamilton is concerned, we
regard him as a gentleman and a patriot,
though we do not approve of his bitter at
tacks on President Johnson. The country
contains no truer friend to the Union than
We publish to-day, from the New York
Tribune, an account of a "Great Union
Prayer Meeting" held in Philadelphia, by a
portion of the delegates to the loyal Con
vention. The Hon. Ira Harris, one of the Senators
from New York, who opened the exercises,
is an humble and pious member of the Bap
tist Church. He is greatly respected in New
York and Washington for his piety and ex
alted moral character.
Yes, these " radicals" pray ! It is an awful
reflection, in the estimation of such fanatics
as brother Pell, that " radicals" should ven
ture to prostrate themselves in prayer to " the
God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ."
The President to Visit St. Louis.
We learn from a special despatch to the New
York Times, from Cleveland, that the Presi
dent has decided to visit St. Louis after he
gets through at Chicago. The party will ar
rive in St. Louis on Saturday next and re
main in that city until the following Monday.
Returning to Washington the President will
stop at Indianapolis during the night of the
10th inst., leave Tuesday morning for Cin
cinnatti, arriving in that city in the after
noon of the same day, and remain thero un
til 10 o'clock Wednesday morning, 12th inst.
when he will leave for Columbus, arriving
in that city at 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and
remain there until Thursday morning, the
1 3th inst., leave at 8 o'clock A. M. for Pitts
burgh, and remain in the latter city during
Thursday night, and on Friday morning de
part for Washington.
Louisiana. Gov. Well3 has determined
to raise a so-called loyal militia force through
out the State at once in view of the fall elec
tions. It is to be composed of white and
black troops. No one is to be admitted as
an officer or to the ranks who was in any
way connected with the late Confederate
The elections under Governor Wells' recent
proclamation, to fill vacancies in the Con
vention of 1864, will take place on the day
Governor Wells will promptly remove all
authorized gentlemen who do not in good
faith cause the elections to be held.
Candidates for the Legislature.
We learn that Gen. R M. Henry, loyal
Unionist, is a candidate for the Senate in
the 50th District. He is opposed by J.
Keener, Esq., secessionist. We entertain no
doubt' of Gen. Henry's election. The true
men of this district, who were persecuted
and scourged during the war for their Union
principles, ought to make unrepentant rebels
know their places.
Dr. Thos. S. Vickers is announced as a
candidate for the Senate, and S. D. Umstead,
W. W. Guess, and B. C. Hopkins, Esquires,
for the Commons in Orange.
J. A. Rosebro, Esq., of Iredell, is announ
ced as a candidate for re-election to the
House of Commons.
A. M. Bogle, Esq., and Prof. J. Henry
Hill, are the candidates for the District of
Iredell, Alexander and Wilkes, for the State
Besides Mr. Rosebro, Messrs. J. H. Steven
son, Dr. R. H. Parks and Col. Chas. R. Jones
are candidates for the House of Commons
H. M. Academy. We have received a cir
cular of the Hillsboro' Military Academy,
Gen. R. E Colston, Superintendent ; by which
it appears that the course of instruction is de
signed to be very thorough, and the expenses
The circular, we perceive, was printed in
Baltimore. We regret to find that so many
of our people find it necessary to go so far
from home to get work of this sort done,
when, to our certain knowledge, it can be as
well done in our own State. JSaleigh Index.
Gen; Colston, of Virginia, is at the head of
this Academy. Baltimore contains many
secessionists. The traitors in that City gave
the government much trouble during the rebellion.
-.Tne-,-ljoyai v nion uoaTention.i-'i
We' have already heard from various quar-.
ters of the purpose; of. the Union people to-1
oe represemeu in tae vuuyeuuuu to oe. ueiu
in this City on the 20th. --i Among ".others, a
friend writes us from Lexington as follows :
" Davidson will be represented in the Con
vention. The ball is rolling steadily, and
will not stop until the Jeff Davis radicals are
removed from power.". ' . -
This is the right spirit. Let every Union
ist who can spare the time and the means, be
sure to attend. The only hope to restore the
Union is in the prompt and united action of
the loyal men of the State.
The Flag. In the late Philadelphia loyal
Convention, the star-spangled banner was
played by a band of music in attendance,
and " as the first notes of that national air
fell upon the ears of the assembly the South
ern delegates rose en masse and greeted the
welcome music with three hearty cheers and
with waving of hats and handkerchiefs.-
The enthusiasm at this point was intense,
and its manifestation exceedingly demon
This is gall and wormwood to unrepentant
Southern traitors. It is not easy to say which
they hate most, the flag of the country or the
" mean whites" who composed this Conven
tion. But the flag floats, and will float for
ever, and these il mean whites" are their su
periors in all that constitutes patriots and
The Philadelphia Convention.
The first day's proceedings of the Phila
delphia Convention have reached us in de
tail in the Northern papers. We condense
The Southern Loyalists formed a line in
Chesnut Street, at an early hour and march
ed in the following order, " amid a thunder-
shower of cheers," to meet the Northern dele
Gov. Brownlow of Tennessee, with 130
James Speed of Kentucky, with fifteen
Madison Mills of Missouri with thirty del
Gov. Boreman of West Virginia, with one
hundred and thirty delegates.
Burnham Wardwell of Virginia, with sev
enty delegates. -
John L. Thomas of Maryland, with two
hundred and ten delegates.
N. B. Smithers of Delaware, with ten del
A. A. Tourgee of North-Carolina, with
J. L. Dunning, of Georgia, with nine del
egates. Col. D. O. Bingham of Alabama, with four
R. O. Ledman of Mississippi, with fifteen
Judge Warmouth of Louisiana,with twenty-two
A. A. Rogers of Arkansas, with five dele
gates. Col. O. B. Hart of Florida, with eight del
egates. Other States were also represented the
number in line exceeding three hundred.
A portion ot the Tennessee delegation
also paid a visit to Independence Hall, whore
they were received by ex-Secretary Harlan
and the Iowa delegation, with much en
thusiasm. The main procession now formed on Wal
nut Street. First came 100 policemen then
the Chief Marshal and aids, then a band of
40 pieces. The next was the " Boys in Blue,"
numbering 600, marching in platoons, and
wearing a badge inscribed " We- vote as we
fought," and carrying several stands of na
tional colors. After them eame some ambu
lances, filled with soldiers maimed in the
late war. Then the Unio League- number
ing 300 members, among them some of the
principal citizens of PfeiHdelphia. They
also bore flags ; as did the Union- League of
America, which next followed.. Then, came
the delegations of Southern Loyalists in the
following order: District of Columbia,. Mis
souri, Kentucky, Tennessee,. West Virginia,
Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, North-Carolina,
South-Carolina, Georgia Florida Ala
bama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas and
Each member of the various delegations
wore a badge of silk, on which was printed
the name of the State to. which they belong
ed. As they marched along the streets, the
enthusiasm knew no bounds. Cheer upon
cheer went up for Durant, Hahn Botts,
Brownlow, Hamilton audi others
They were followed by the National Union
Club numbering six-hundred, with flags and
music. Gen. Geary, republican candidate
for Governor, accompanied this body. Next
came the delegations from the Northern
States Massachusetts in. the van. Then the
Republican Invincibles- numbering 3,500, in
black clothes a-ntl fatigue eap. Their march
ing was superb, showing them to be well
drilled. Next followed the fire companies
10 in number, with 500 firemen. Then the
"Boys in Blue"" from Delaware, and the
Ward deputations closed the procession.
The line occupied 40 minutes-in passing any
When the procession reached the Union
League House, on Broad St., Mr. Charles
Gibbons welcomed; the Southern delegates.
He said that he- welcomed them as friends
and brethren, that their souls were free from
the guilty stain, of treason. The Northern
people knew something of their sufferings,
sacrifices and afflictions in the cause of the
Union, when their homes were desolated and
their helpless little ones persecuted to pena
ry and anguish. The flag of a common
country should now protect them against
traitors, and secure to them the enjoyment of
civil rights. The rod which had so sorely
smitten them was broken. He said that
when the South returned to the Union, she
must come in a new garb, under the control
of such loyal men as they were. With new
covenants the Union must be restored, upon
the broad and sure foundation of equal and
exact justice to all men. He repeated his
welcome to Philadelphia, in behalf of its
Gov. Hamilton, of Texas, replied for the
He returned thanks for the cordial wel
come they had received. He said that the
loyal men of the South had hoped that, af
ter the triumph of the armies of the Union,
they would receive some indemnity for the
past, or at least security for the future. : The
experience of twelve months had taught a
different lesson in the bitterness of our sor
row, we must confess that the same spirit is
as rampant to-day in the South against the
Union and its adherents, as it was the day
that it first assailed the government of the
United States. This had brought the Loy
alists to look for relief. And they had turn
ed U this. Convention and to Philadelphia.
We came here to organize a party on the
primitive ideas of the republic, to bring it
back.to the old ? platfornv of Constitutional
principles. -vy e invoKe.- tne . assistance and
prayers of biur Northern brethren to aid na
to "restore "the loyal government in a purer
nobler faith than ever before.- -
When Govs Hamilton had finished the pro
cession marched to -the National Hotel, the
place of iholding the ' Convention. When
they entered the hall, the 'decorations and
mottoes on every iand awakened a feeling of
enthusiasm, which found vent in repeated
cheers. . . . .. , . '
The gavel used in the secession Convention
at Charleston, in 1860, was presented to the
Convention by - E. P." Cuyler, formerly of
At 1 o'clock, Col. Stokes, of Tennessee
called the Convention to order. He made a
speech, which elicited frequent cheers, and
read the address under which the Conven
Dr. Sydney, of Ala., then nominated Thos.
J. Durant, of La., as temporary Chairman
Mr. Durant, being unanimously elected, cam
forward and returned thanks for the honor.
The following Secretaries were then tem
porarily appointed: Weston Flint of Mis
souri, Thomas W. Conway of Louisiana, C.
G. Baylor of Georgia, A. M. Crane of Arizo
na, A. W. Campbell of West Virginia, Judge
Lauman of Tennessee, and Albert Mace of
Rev. Mr. Jackson, of Philadelphia, then
offered a prayer, when
On motion, a committee on credentials
was appointed, as follows :
Texas, James H. Beel ; Tennessee, Honce
H. Maynard ; Louisiana, W. R. Craner ; Vir
ginia, George K. Gilmer; West Virginia,
Gen. R S. Northcott ; Georgia, George W.
Ashburn ; Alabama, D. H. Bingham ; Ken
tucky, R. C. GwathneV ; Mississippi, Jos. H.
Field; Arkansas, CoL F. T. Lederberger;
North-Carolina, A. K. Tourgee; Maryland,'
Gen. A. W. Dennison ; Delaware, John H.
Adams; Florida, C. L. Robinson; District
of Columbia, D. C. Forney.
On adjournment this committee held a
meeting at once.
The following committee was appointed
on permanent organization :
Geo. Rye, Norfolk, Virginia ; Geo. Mad
ison Sliller, Missouri; Henry Slack bridge,
Maryland; Cornelius Curtis, Florida; Je
rome Hinds, Alabama; Joseph L. Dem
ming, Georgia ; R O. Sidney, Mississippi ;
C. Caldwell, Texas ; John H. Atkinson, West
Virginia ; Max Cohnheim, District of Col
umbia; A. J. Fletcher, Tennessee; H. W.
Hawes, Kentucky ; H. C. Warmuth, Louis
iana ; Daniel R Goodloe, North-Carolina ;
John A. Alderice, Delaware ; Geo. Rodgers,
The Convention then adjourned until Tues
day 'morning, 10 o'clock.....
The Northern delegations assembled in an
other room and organized by electing Gov.
Curtin temporary chairman.
The following States were represented :
Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode
Island, Massachusetts, New York, Connecti
cut, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Illinois,
Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kan
sas, California, Oregon,Nevada and Colorado.
Committees on credentials and permanent
organization were appointed, when the Con
vention adjourned with great enthusiasm.
Speeches were made by Col. J. W. Forney,
Maj. Gen. Burnside. Senator Wilson, Judge
Kelry and others during the day and evening.
The Northern and Southern delegations
were to fuse, by agreement, at an early day..
8ECOND DAY. .
On Tuesday morning the Convention re
assembled, and was opened with prayer.
The committee on credentials reported'
392 delegates present from the , Southern
The committee on permanent organization
reported the following officers :
Hon. James Speed, of Ky., president.
And the following vice-presidents :
Texas, E. M. Pease ; Louisiana, Anthony
Fernandez ; Mississippi,' Joseph W. Field ;
Alabama, D. H. Bingham ; Florida, Colonel
O. B. Hart ; Tennessee, Gov. W. G. Brown
low i Kentucy, Jos. Glover ; Missouri, Geo.
P. Strong; Georgia, H. C. Cole; North-Carolina,
Rev. Hope Baine ; Virginia,Hon. Jno.
Minor Botts ; West Virgina, Gov. A. L Bore
man ; District of Columbia, Gen. Jos. Ger
hardt; Maryland, Hon. J. A. J. Creswell;.
Arkansas, A. A. C. Rodgers ; Delaware, T. B..
The following secretaries were chosen :
Tennessee, Saml. C. Mercer; Missouri, CoL
Western Flint ; Maryland, John T. Enson ;
Mississippi, Henry W. Davis; Kentucky,
Col. Chas. C. Gill; Georgia, C. G. Baylor;
North-Carolina; J. W. Wynne ; Delaware. J..
A. Adams ; Alabama, Judge N. J. Saffold ;
Virginia, Dr. G. K. Giimer ; West Virginia,
J. N. Boyd; Texas, Jesse Stencil Arkansas,
Peter A. Fennerty; Louisiana, E. Hiestand ;
Florida, John W. Price ; District of Colum
bia, D. B. Brown.
The report was adopted-, when Gov. Ham
ilton, of Texas, and Mr..HilL of Va escorted
Mr. Speed to the chair, who came forward
and addressed the Contention.
He thanked -them for- the honor, which to
him seemed the highest .he had yet
enjoyed. But why w.eee they there?' For
the purpose of reasserting their loyalty to
the Union, and renewing their pledges to
stand by the government. ' The speaker
then alluded to the triumphs of the Union
armies, and in common with those soldiers
expressed his desire for a peace established
only upon the principles for which they
fought equal justLee, equal rights and secu
rits for every human being within the juris
diction of the United States..
The Convention then proceeded to busi
ness. Committees on, resoJotions. and address
were raised, to. whom, alt resolutions were to
be referred, as follows :
COMMITTEE. ON RESOLUTIONS.
Mississippi, James W Field ; Missouri,
Gov. Thos. T. Fletcher f Arkansas, Col. A.
H. C. Rodgers -t North,-Carolina1.- Hon. A. H.
Jones; Maryland,.CharlesC.FOot; Delaware.
James Moore ; Florida, Colonel O. B. Hart ;
District of Columbia, Dr. Wm. Boyce ;
Texas, A. J. Hamilton ; Tennessee, Hon. W.
B. Stokes ; Louisiana, Hon, Thomas J. Dur
ant ; Virginia, Lysander Hill j West Virginia,
A. J. W. Campbell; Kentucky, lr. Breckin
ridge; Georgia, J. E, Bryant; Alabama, Al
COMMITTED ON ADDRESS.
Texas, Hon. George W. Paschall ; Louisi
ana, Hon. R." R Fink; Tennessee, Dr. Ash
.ton, W. Hawkins ; Virginia, J. W. Hunnicutt ;
West Virginia, John IL Atkinson; Georgia,
G. W. Ashburn; Alabama, Hon. N. J. Saff
old;' Kentucky, Dr. Thomas W. Coiestock;
Mississippi, R. Ol Sidney ; Missouri, Hon.
Samuel Knox ; Arkansas, JL W. Babe; North
Carolina, Hon. L R. Goodloe; Maryland,
Hon. J. A. J. Creswell ; Delaware, J. A. Ai
de rdice; Florida, Hon. Phillip Frazer; Dis
trict of -Columbia, J. C. Forney.
Despatches and-1 communications were
read, . received frooKUnion meetings ana
prominent persons in' various parts oi
country, of a cheering nature. ' ,
A communication was received iroui