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THK PASTOHIL CAPACITIliS
OF THi: WKT.
Two enntrihutious to Tin-: Citii-n in
some of its recent issues mi-lit have set
our mountain farmers to thinking, and
to revolve the question in their mitnls
whether they were pursuing the ri.sjlit
paths toward impr. 'vcnicnt and prosper
itv. (Hie id' those ciiinluuions was the
I-uropeau letter i'Ca.t. T. V. I'aiton
where he so plcisani'v, yet so ellcciiveK ,
told us why ICnl.'im', the land of fo.u mid
cloud, lu.il I lie chcerv name of Merry
Kniiland. It was becau-e thai hunt nad
adapted itself to its cliniai ie conditions,
hail accpted.as fate, ' hat il was the land
of rass and pasturage, and h;t! jiven
ils chief attention to the mrriuy, of cat
tle and sheep, t . . iliclaiiy and i be wo -I
crop. Hence the enlivening' p'" sped
broad j,recu mead ws and pasture
rouniis, the t ich nn' token carpet ot
verdure, he lull herds f slei k la t ca 1 1 le.
and I he iceitiiti Hocks of well conditioned
sheep, a cotu;'itta( ion in c iiuediou with
an ot her wise bea til il u1 laitilsca ,ie and the
tiutsli which Nuil; pr.icMce and occupancy
had perliccd tpiile enoutuh tit make .'jtail
the Ilea i t f man, and throw an artiiiei. I
sunshine ver the sombre shades ol a
The other was the IciUi of ilie Nev.
Ib C I. Smith, narratin.i; I he stueesso
of Capt. Ii. I'. WilHauisoii, of Wake
county, in overcoming a ! i ' se nai in ai
Condi lions, and !eni"ust ra ; in.14 that
throtili skill, intelligence and pei-ecre-auce,
a soil acccpled with tit di pi.te a
tin lit ted" for past ral uses, should have
made to yiilil its cr ; s ol r; ss, clover
and root cr ps ; t o ha ve d me so a' iun
danlly aihl conituti uslv. .-onl - 1 hau
done so to the extent of sustaining. ui a
la rye scale, some of 1 he lvt herds of e. 1
tle in North Carolina, aim to'i.in- ena
bled Captain Williams ti to oflVr lo, itri
tatioii if his sue rss. the eaii!'.le oi a
well ordered, pr sper us and proataiile
dairy farm. And ''us in middle North
Carolina, where 1 he heats oi summer
are renter than amony t lie inotn"..'n.
where the soil is dry and L.iiii , where
yruss i? not indigenous or sponLai'eot.s,
and where it ivsp mis only to u te'Ii -cnci
and perns! en 1 elhau. We may add e-e
in iuslice l oilier farmers in VYak . ih.d
Captain Wii'iauis 11 is not alone in his
jjreal w.'i'U, that ihere are o' h ( and m 1
cesslul (lain farmers in t hat county, and
that in the county en. lie shows. v Inch
aie now esiablished facts, the c:.bibil o
hiyh bred, well c ml" 1 ned ca 1 tic hae
not been vipialled in iiiis Sla e or . ri
State south o' us.
These two -hi'Sira 1 ions re pi t sent i.iy
natural coiidilion esac ly dtaaictiit, 1
are offered lor the eonidei iui-m 'if our
Western fai .tiers. The eondii 'mis here 1
are tlmse 01 neither lin.Li'.'uil nor Waue
county, hut a ; a 1 ial coinpr in 'c u tl it
two. It is not so m list as bin-land, but
moister than 'ai,e.nol bee use ol eti ss
ofrabtia'1 v hic-i s in fad much 'cs. but
beeaue of mo'e c (tt; hie di-u ibuiioiij;
and elevation ensures cool nioit nights
friendly to therowih ol grasses, (trass
is of spontaneous growth on the moun
tain sides and t. , is. he "balds" beiu.Lt
famous pei'i'etiiral natural pastures. Itul
in the absence ol nam ral rass, the
slightest experience, and the most cau
lcss cltoi u proves i he adapt a lion ol evei y
part oi Wcsictn N- 1J1 Carolina, moun
tain side or alley, lo all the grasses;
clover, timothy. orchard at'd herds L;rass,
once sect led, I 'Coiue pe-etiuia' and per
petual. It is evident that from the na
tuteofthe siu'iaie, this sec ion can never
become a coiupi J ilT iinuurv in the pro
duelion of any ol iie . a :11s, ex. rpt ryi
and iuckwh.a , with more faoiid .-cc-tions.
.AUlhe r; ins ;; row aad p.oduce
-Well, but the area de'o-d Lo ( hem is tel
alively h-irte i. Nor, howe .r the
ainindancc of yield, can euJi:vaiion Ik
profitably couiinu.d owiti, to ilie iir-vi-table
wasli away of the sol. This fact
of il self poiu-slo the evi' ; the re a Iv re
sponse ofrass tocu'tit'c points lo 1 he
remedy. There is no sieep nionntain 1
side, worn am wasted as it U-eonie. tin-
der the ruinous system oi O-oppiur for
etn'ti, in many ijisi.-nccs continued year
after year wil'iout ro-nlion. that may
not he reclaimed i''srdcd to urass. The
soil is then held in ph ce. and then the
spectacle. U'coin.-s as e.Nhilaintin as the
linhsh landsc.pe only nunc beauiiful.
as those sleep mo.iu.aiu sides climb to
wards the skies with .utr verdant ear
lK.ts spread do ted with cattle and sheep,
no more uus:,ihtlv in their brown naked
ness or dislir t'd with the seams and
gullies made by the uncontrolled Hoods
The substantial "c aluiral interest t
the niouutai i count " is in the dai , in
Ixt'f, ill inutLOii. in f. ii't and in the vine.
In the first there is sc; re 'v any limit to
demand, always, of j nuse, ha '.ty projurr
regard ior ti;dity, I-or dullc.- and
cheese, the whole iiited States miht
safely tu .1 to Wes c-.) No. .11 Carolina
for supplies. The ow'iy demand for
beef and mul on imposes upon sueli sec
tions as can economically pr ducc them,
the nceessiiv of providi the supply.
All the Atlantic S.a.cs are looking to the
fntcriur for their meats. Kn'jh'iid And
the Continent are 1ool'ij to the t'niicd
States for the same. The population of
the civilized world is steadily increasing;
its prosperity as well is the ability to
indulge its tastes and wants, carry
with it a steadily increasing consunip- j
ur mountain section, with its mani
fold ad vantages, not t lie least of which
is its greater pruxiinily ti the centres ot
dsniand, should prepare itself to enter
into the emulous race. There is improve
ment joiti!- on, with lit .jiicsin n. There
it more attention paid t imss, more in-U-lliene
in Uieituroihictioit nf improved
lirecds fd' cattle; S"tue nave a 'ready en
LrV.i'tl with cueouni.L'inn results in dairy
tannin."; The time should he hastened
when our own oeel'shoul ' stand at the
lieu' ol'the roll, when it should exclude
the beef of Tennessee, or the more tar
fetched Western heel' in refi iterator ears.
I am) w Ilcn wc should put a St lo the illl
1 . x- t i i
portation ol Xorthcni dairy cheese, and
turn the tallies ly Uvoniith; compc
lors with Lhi isc to whom we have al-,.-.
V. ,i trilmtary.
And all this, and much nunc, can he
done if the ri.L;ht view of conditions and
capacities- will he taken by our mountain
Another net of the Ilaytiau revolution
is about closed by the inability of i 'resi
dent l.eyitinic to sustain himself, and the
lull triumph of I lypolite is only retarded
by the un willingness of Legitime to sur
icudcr I'ort au I'tince to his tender mci
v'ic. The pillage Ithat city umpiestion
ably has oeen a powerful incentive to the
followers ot H . polite who regard war as
the leuiliinate held tor carnage and pluti-
1 ;er, and elVeeLui iioihiu unless
.vritlen in blood under wited with spoil,
f his is cdifviuii example to the colored
:ace in thel'iiited Slates who are persist-
-ti liy told of their ability not only to jjn v
, 111 tiieinseUes. but to Liovctll others.
1 lie siaves of llayti may have been once.
.0 t he extent of bondage, what those in
: lie (nitcd Stales were. I.uuianity, the
soft inllueuccs of Chrislianiiy, and un
loubieiily a wise principle of iiueicsi
modified the hardships of the American
slave, elevated his uiin ! by a certain
fanuhariiy with the niodt s . f l le mollis
-nid actions of his master, solicited his
'eutper by making him the su' ject ol caie
md c msidera lion as a hunt.. 11 bcin. and
possibly i;;ivi hi in an a-! va ti t a u;c over the
I Ia tian s'ave where ll:c e'r.ered up-ui
he pa: !i i
a s the 1
f lihet ly. The p.n hw.iy of the
has been rei roi;! adc. I-'ied.
with iusiiticipe race vainty.
a v tieii nen is oulv a col- u i d
.'I'eiiclnnau. He is t'teiKh nly in his
vivacity and his lenile;ny lo ievoluii"ii
a . v existence. Ioui;!ass says since the
"nuliou of I.otiis I ' ranee has
ii. id hit Leen revolutions, and asks inno
.111. ly why Ilayii should be denounced
1 use, spea k itiLi 1 he I:. eiich tongue.
apinti I'reiit h tnautters. assuming l-'rench
t'lles, she lias had as many rcvohitiuis
as I'l anei'. It would . -ecur lo sensible
nt:ii that liu example ol l-'rauee was a
very bad one. The normal condition of
l n si ii'i'i t'.s nations is peace and obser
vance of I., w. cotuctiuiii til w iih yovern
tueui and obiihtnte 1 constitutions.
When a pc 'pie jnstily t hemsclvcs hy
plead :,u in ex t en nation of 1 heir atrocities
the turbulence and blood guiltiness of
oihe.s, we may be sure that the justifi
cation is only a pre 1 ex 1 , and the cut of
downward inclinalion is willingly and
gladly loPowed. There is no future b-r
t he Hay tian republic except blood, vio
Iciite and ci 11 fusion. The time must c me
when it must be blotted out from the
!isi ot naiious; ior civilised nations can
pot consent to reco.uuitiou of a overn
un in w hieh vi dales all international
diuit s. which menaces the pence ol adja
cent powers wil h ils perpetual internal
coiuitioii. itis. which "rows less familiar
vviiii t he
iws of peace, and sinks faster
and deeper into the depths - f barbarism,
rc-itu-uiui: to original savaeism like the
evilspiiit it sci ipi lire, Worse than beiorc.
having la ken unto itself other devils
move wicked than itself. Ami for some
o thcsi ik vits 11 is sate t say t lie whites
iM.liiissoui has resigned. We
that he postponed it until it was in a
manner forced him. No doubt that the
latter alternative was grateful to thosi
who demanded his rem vnl, His wltu-t;is.
Il will appeal in after history, the record
of which many will live to regret and 1 in
that the resignation was the result ot
measures not sanctioned by law or pre
cedent. There was no direct way of se
curing the retirement of a man charged
with oiicnccs tned ami aefpiilicd. The
was the roundabout and indirect wav bv
the appointment of another Hoard
i'livctors known to be hostile lo Ir.
Cuyssoiii and selected for such hostility
1 lie Mate I hroniclc, winch sneaks hu
llo v. l-'ow'e, says, in correcting some
conclusions of the Charlotte Cliro licle:
I he Ciovcrm m does not endorse I r.
C.rissoi: . n,i the contrary he has ap
pointed a Hoard that is expected to se
cure the rei.iremcnt of 1 he doctor.
How will that read in history? How
will the man appear on its pages, w ho,
claiming to oe no man s man arravs
himself with all the panoply of force and
position to crush one man, al eadv tried
and exonerated by the tribunal duly
commissioned to examine and decide?
Dr. I'.irkirl'riivsiri-.iiii V;m- Knsa
line, ( nj,'.-ilint anil I f.-inioiitl imil po'vilrr
li.'iviiif; imw liiTiimi' ilit l.iclics' liivuritcs.
. . . 1 1 1 .... . 1 . 1 .
.11 r. i..j,ieuii iiru sicire, iiiusf piipuLir
iii.-itikurc artiiks may always lie IciuikI .
toilhiT with ckcl cillery linanl, nr
ane wo(jl slicks, nail scissors, files ami
'ithcr such reiiiisiies. Also a cotnplcU
line ol'drnns ami tuilel articles, in addi
Lion to the llelie Soda I'ouiitain Iroiii
which ice cold drinks are disitnsel. Cor
ner Main street ami I 'niton avenue.
Lni-lonier .Now, you are quite sure
vou have uiven me the nroiicr druv. and
not some lata! poison ? Ilruist 's ap
prentice w ci, 1 woiiKin t He real sure.
Maylie you'd Ijei.er take some of it and
It is very important in this ai;e of vast
material process that a remedy lie pleas
ing to the taste and to the eye, easily
taken, acccptalilc to the stomach anil
healthy in its nature andeft'ects. l'osscss
inu these qualities, Svrup of Piers is the
one iierlcct laxative and most gentle diu
Why don't they select sailors as base
ball umpires? A tar ouirht to x a uood
judge ol bow a thing is pitched.
WE ARE BUSY.
Think of it! At this scjison
of the yciir, when everyone
is conrpliiiiiin,' of dull trade.
We luive more than we can
do. Our store is crowded
from morniiif''t ill liiht with
customers making purchases.
OUR PRICES EXPLAIN AU !
Our buyer is now in the
Northern markets, selecting
one of the tiin st stocks of
Dry Goods and Shoes
ever brought to this market.
And to make room for Fall
Arrivals, we a re offering some
SIMX'IAL l!AK(iAL"S in the
following jioods :
An elegant pair of Lace Cur
tains for NOc; formerly
sold for $1.10.
PAUASOl.S-We have a few
plain Clack Silk, and
fancy colors, which we
are closing out at cost.
A few hundred Remnants of
l)ry (ioods lelt. which are
H'oiiifi1 at half their value.
We are jiiviiifi1 some special
flics' Vine Dress Goods,
Trimmings. Sa tines. (iiiif;v
Iiams. Hosiery, etc.
We especially invite the La
dies to call and examine our
uneipialed line, whether they
want !o buy or not . as it isa
pleasu e for us to show 011
You will never know how
cheap you can buy unt il you
t rade once wit h us.
IIOSTIC r.KOS. WRKiMT.
HOOKS AM) STATIONKRV,
P!l Tl'Ki:S AMI l-KAMi;s,
i-anl v coons.
111. a nk hooks, i:vi:k y c;it auk.
noi.i.s. toys ami cam i;s,
WKIi'rKKX i. C. St'HNHS
22 S. main Street.
ARTHUR 31. FIELD,
Warranted to ussay as represented.
Sterling Silver c
Guaranteed UOU-l 000 tine.
THE GREATEST ATTRACTION
In that tine lut of KNCL1SM BKIIll.ES nnd
THKIili-HOKN CHAMOIS SBAT SA1IIII.BS
J. 91. ALEXANDER'S
And the low prices at which be is scllintc all
Koods in his line.
He has increased his farce and intcuds tit
meet the demand.
TLANTIC COAST LINE
On and after this date the following nrhed-
ulvs will be run over itiT'Columbia Division. "
No. fi3 Leaven Cilunihia 5.20 p. m.
Arrives atCharleitton 9. MO o. m.
No. 52 Leaves Charleston 7.1U a. m.
Arrive at Columbia 11.05 a. m.
Connecting with trains to and from all
points on the Charlotte. Columbia A Au
gust a and Columbia & Green ville Railroads.
T. M. EMERSON, Gen. Paw. AgU
J. F. DEVINU, Gen. bupt.
OUR SALE OF
EEGOODS t AT : COST, t
in order to clt'iir tlicni out,
contimH'SiUid will lu1 kept up
UWTIL ALL SOLD
We liocd the room for other
oods. The nssoi'tnieiit con
And an eipiiil opportunity
For present or future use has
never before offered itself.
DO NOT PL TITOFF
Come and see our floods 01
write for samples. Our
and other trimmings is
a nd will be sold at prices that
WILL BE SATISFACTORY.
COME TO THE
for everything and do not
buy any thing
UNTIL YOU LEARN OUR PRICES.
N. Y. Office, 466 Broadway. I
ONE YEAR AGO.
The finest and best equip
ped Drug Store in North Car
olina was opened in Asheville
byT.C. Smith & Co.-After
eighteen years of prosperity
in the wholesale and retail
drug business at Charlotte,
they sold out and moved to
Asheville, where they secured
the best and handsomest
storeroom in thecity fitted
up in style, with all the latest
appliances and conveniences
possessed by other modern
drug stores. Twelvemonths
have passed since 1 his vent
ure was made they find the
outlook far ahead of their
expectations business grow
ing larger monthly, having
already reached a solid basis.
Their success demonst rates
what Asheville will do, for
those who conic here with
"the know how." Prescrip
tions and general business
have poured into this New
Drug Store until necessity
compels the employment of i
large force of thoroughly
competent clerks,This new
tinn do not w'nnt the earth
only a small part of it. Tin
are entering the second year
of their business career with
new snap, large stock, ani
raw cash to make large add i
lions, nig iraue already es
tabhshed, a successful past
and a bright future. Thest
facts show what can be doiu
for those who have a wel
grounded faith in the com
merciai importance ot om
growing city for those w
have the nerve to burn all tin
bridges behind them, ant
give proper attention to their
business. The people an
kindly asked to contiuui
their ta vors to this prosper
ous and busy drug stort
where everv article sold is
warranted as represented, oi
purchase money reiunded
Address T. C. Smith & Co.
Leading Wholesale and He
tail and Prescription Drug
gists. Asheville, N. C.
J. V. SC1IARTLE,
42 N. Main Si.
Will collect dents for niiyotu- in the eitv for
H-reetit. (Jond fticili Lies Inr renting uml col
lecting; rents on houses. - Will sci' furuitiirc
on weekly payments.
J. It. JUHNSUN,
At Hktir's Furniture ""tore
:i. I'ittton Avenue.
Reference iriven. imirl M'itn
FAMILYGROCERIES AND PROVISIONS
A Kent for Rectus Creek Woolen Mills.
North Main - Asheville, N.
WM. R. PENNIMAN,
THE ASHEVILLE CRICK WORKS
Asheville, N. C.
p. o. box r.
J. W. ROBERTSON,
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,
MOKGANTON, N. C.
MANUFACTURES ALL KINDS OF DRESSED
INSIllB FINISH in (Jutin Annt' and ullstyks
nuw in uitc.
MouldinKx various kinds.
Cnn cutniK'tc in priiH with any manufact
urer in the South.
Two 0-room Cottnes on Deput street. One
6-room cot to tic nt Asheville Junction.
OtheeM in Hendry hlo'k. North Court
Square. Apply to J. A. J h.NMiNT
A NEW ENTERPRISE.
The Hnnd Laundry will open on Monday
at the foot of Mrs. Wilson's hill, under the
management of G. W. HiKKins.
Alt work done neatly by hand.
A larsre eleven room Ritck House, towihi-r
with kitchen and servants hotiHr and uood
barn. Iot contains Hi., acres. Sewerairennd
rood bath room. Cotnpletelv furnish d in
every part Likcwine, a. good 1'iano, if
needed. Apply to
au22 dtf NATT ATKINSON & SON.
Entrance examinations Sept. 3 and 4. Rec
itations and Lectures begin promptly Sept 6.
Send for new catalogue at once to
mjmw r. lkuwhli,, I'rcsiHcnt,
jun36 d2m Trinity College, N. C.
CHAS. D. BLANTON & CO.,
MEN'S AND BOYS'
Our aim is to fill a long felt want in the city of Asheville,
and we will open aliout September 1, with the most com
plete line of Clot hing for Men and Hoys ever shown in this,
Our .Mr. CHAS. MLANTON goes to Northern and Hast
en! markets with the ready cash which insures to the new
( Financiai $ucass
THE YOUTHS', BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S
I K P A K T M i: N T
Will receive our special attention, and to this we will call
the especial attention of Mothers, Sisters and Aunts.
Will be replete w'ith all the
way of Neckwear.
Will receive due attention, and in it, can 1 fumul fW 011 ilin
conventional High Hat down
We have already placed our order for a line of
MEN'S FINE SHOES
Our mode of business shall
md all goods warranted as
L - . ' -v'v j I VIV(I1VI II,,
Our ojiening will be announced in due time.
CHAS. D. BLfANTON & CO.,
One Price Clothiers,
Patton Avenue, -
Novelties of the season in the
to the Soft Knock-about.
of the most popular makers..
be STMCTLY ONE I'lUCE;.
- Asheville, N C