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Tt KSIU Y, SKIT. 17. issw.
Tin; di:aii,v imsioi,.
Itis sale to say tliatsintvtliepockct pis
tol, tilt' revolver, lias Km Iirnulii In per
fret it m with its it pea liny fin .its sell .u I i n.u
tri'yer, its deadly power, its coin ciik no.
ol size snitalile to treacherous or prudent
conccahnuil, and its tt'imnkiiUf mo'tni
taut, that invention of ilicdevil, as jud.ut
MeKae sty les it, tin- hip pocket, murder.-.,
homicides and allctajiLs at hoili have in
creased live hundred per mil, in tin
t'nited Slates. A man with a pistol sun
to Iiit and kill I'roui u n to litiv paees, a
weapon that can hid inisifijuvU-tl un
til the very second it is needed, is always
more ready to use it than he of a fin imi
day who carried a pistol: for ihc lattet
carried an old fashioned Mini lock con
ccrn, which was apt to eaich in his
pocket when he attempted to draw it;
and when it was dra wii, leu to one tin
Hint hail dropped out or I lie p-:::n:i- had
spilled out of the pan ; and llie antagon
ist had time in draw his weapon and l;o
through the same deliberate process o:
repairiu.y damages hetorc eii-a-iu- in the
li.u'ht, or running away. There was m:
artistic, and it may K- added, eowarillv
way of holding the ailvanla-e hy ".ct
liiitf the drop;" in the old way, there w as
a show of fair play. Coll. and Kemiu.u
ton, and Smith & Wesson, and all ihi
pistol inventors ami improvers. aihliiiL
greatly to the elliciency of weajions o:
war, have liceu deadly enemies to thi
liest interests of peace. Tiny have put
a weapon into every man's hands t
Mow out every ot her man's hrains. weaj
ons so cheap that the very poorest cai.
possess one. anil so widely distriluiu.,
that every country stoic can display
them ; and so society is scoured and hit
inanity is shocked hy the continuous hi
silatlc of what inilu 1-c called a chroiin
social war. where somebody's h.uid is al
ways raised ay.aiu.-t souieltodv else'
iiaud, and where the chronicle of t lea til li
sudden violence is a ilaily one.
Tulilic sentiment is not deal Lo llie oitt
rat;c against order, and against Chris
tianity, lint that sentiment is not sinm
enough toivc full lorce and effect to tK
laws enacted in response to its demands.
The laws against carrying niiccalc:
weapons read bravely enough, but het.
the attempt is made to enforce ilicm. it
would seem that the examples sdecict:
for punishment were chosen lo brini; the
law into ridicule a hali-wittcd !n pl.t y
ing with an old weapon divested ol its
dangerous pails; a peaceful house holder,
threatened with robbery, caudal in tin
unlawful act of taking a dilapidated pis
l(d to the sho tor repairs. Seldom is a
real violator of the law taken ti.i-r.uin
delicti:. Yet we milit venture the asser
tion that at everyone of liiesc serio
comic trials, a third of the spectators
have pistols in their pockets.
So iuelfective has been, in thisSlatennd
others, the administration of the law.
that it is gravely proposed Lo repeal it.
This is wroni; ; it is tame submission to
the admitted supremacy of v 1 deuce. This,
the natural temper of man, it is ihc pur
pose n! the constitution of society to re
strain, the very object ol law to control.
The sentiment that demands the law, h
artificial, is riht. The sentiment that
demands resistance to the law . if natural,
is wronj;. I.et the law be enforced with
such vior as shall prove it tit be a (act
that is dealt with, not a tarcc to be
l all civilied people, we of ihc i'liiicd
States show the most barbaric practices.
Tlic lin.Lilish, (juitc as brave, and sonic
what more pugnacious than we, never
cam the concealed pistol in their dail
walk of life. It is unknown to the I-'rcuch.
equally brave, and infinitely more irasci
ble. It is unheard of in liennany and
anions the Scandinavians. The treacher
ous Italians and the jealous Spaniards,
prompt to deal with the stiletto or knife
the secret and deadly blow, conic nearer
in their expression ol temper to emulate
the refined, law abiding, Christianized
people of the I 'nited Stales.
holders in the South. Wc arc not sorry
that they were successful. Vc arc much
better off without than with the slaves.
Hut theseliberators never let well enough
alone, they never know when to stop
when their work is done. We very much
question whether the happiness of the
ne'ro is increased. lie is kept w timed
in soul to keep up his allegiance as a
Hood Ucpublican asconipcnsatioii for the
service of liberation for with those so
.-ailed philanthropists there must always
be a tmi jn anil now it is propos
ed to worry him in body by insuring his
partv fidelity in moving him up north
exposing liim to ihc rigors of an arctic
winter, with the certainly that he must
perish, but not perhaps until after he has
iven one or two Kcpublican votes and
aved the party.
As an offset to ihc Iowa resolution, the
I 'cuiocralie State Colored League of
Pennsylvania has recently issued an ad
dress. Afier e'omplainin of the want ol
icconii ion oi t he northern colored man
by llie Kcpublican party, the address
-ives the lo lowing counsel to the colored
man of the South:
"We deplore the condition of our peo
ple in the South, and counsel them lo
imelioiateihe condition by allying them--elves
with the people ol their section ol
i he country, w ii h whom their interests
-hoiild be indeutical. rather than stir up
-liile by adhering lo the Ucpublican
party, which either is unwilling or unable
.oivctiieiii llie protection guaranteed
ii constitutional enactment to all citi-rilS.
in; n itiomi, ii:m(kkat,
Is the name of a new daily, the publf
lion of whicii has just been bcyun in
Washington City by Ivdmund Hudson.
It asserts itself to be an arcsstvc parly
newspaper; and the ability of the editor
to sustain that advanced position hy
party loyally, extent ol politieal and
general information ;uul force and ele
gance as a writer, is amply endorsed by
i he highest Pcinocratic authority, uol
i he least of which is ('.rover Cleveland
It seems proper, as it appears natural,
i ii.it part u s should h ok lo Washington
City, the centrcol all political movement,
:br their political information and inspi
ration. Il was so in the days of L lie old
National IntclK;; -ncer and the Cdobe.
the oracles respectively ol the old Whiu
and 1 'cmocrnlic parlies. Hut the facili
ties tor the diffusion of intelligence have
-o increased, t hat in late days the jour
jals of i he Liicat cities t hrouuh their cor
i espoudi his. th:ouL;h the telegraph and
i.lirouh r.ipiil mails have largely taken
the wind out of llie sails . l Washington
c'iiy. W e admit the ability of those pa
pers, but cannot always recouie their
!i y alty ; ! n' I lieir opinions are si largely
ailliiciie'cd by ininiense local politics and
the policy of minliiiL: Stale issues
with those of national interest, that
Mich journal .we olten untrustworthy
is sale guides ill the broial national field.
We certainly do teel assurance of salcr
guidance iroiu Washiiij;lou City with
ability at l lie helm than we do under the
vaciiia tii n orcapriciousucss of the World
i llie Sun, i;ood I leuiocratic authority
ne week, and on the opposite lack ilk
The tirt numbers oi ihc I'eniocrat well
Mistaiu the promise of a sound, able, nii
eessive I'einocralic paper.
Hustle Ilros. & Wriyht's.
li.-irfi'i' iissoil iiH'iit of Dr.v
!o()(!s just ill rived.
A full liin' of Prints.
A full line of Sntini's.
A full line of (iiiifli;iins.
A full line of Tricots.
All kinds of Flannels.
A nice assort nieiit of Tap
( 'aslinieres and I lein iet las
in all eolors.
Turner (mods in stripes
Mir .Juliilee Cloth is soine
t hin.u' new and very pret ty.
Come and see it.
Ladies' Fnu nt lei-oy Sets.
A lii- line of Ladies' and
(tents' II. S. Handkerchiefs.
Tlic Hulk i in. sjiciliiu (it the ;itlv;ni
"IK i L-il to investors !iv the ni;iu
i.! 'iiitjcs (il a t(vri rlicailv rowin.
.mil tkslined iikisL L'el'tai,.ly to lie a cilv
wiili ni'ire than inniiiiiK'tK'e as a scat ot
iiiamitacitncs says with just and pai'don
alilc jii idc wliich wc hope all the towns
it Western North Carolina should imi
tate t'or In tweeu them then: should he
neither "envy, haired or malice:"
"As we have remarked, Asllevillc is al
ready a I'cnuiitiil little eitv, hut Murtih '
uol niilv propiiseseverv one
And in the Cents' Furnish'
injj; ( loods Lineany t hiiifi'you
want. A ji'ood line of Cents
Crips and Valises just in.
In fact we have anything
vou until in t tie jrv oools
ami Mioe lilies. 1 o itiiUlfi'U-
rate. we have a siecial leader
in every depart uietit.
ISOSTIC I5KOS. & WHICIIT.
HOOKS AND STATION1CR V,
AHTIS I'S' I A Tl.UI AI.K.I
i:ni.im:i:is' si ci'i.tiis.
l lCTt K'ICS ASH I'HAMliS,
m.iMi hooks, i:yi.ky(;kaii.,
IiiiI.I.S, TciVS AMI C.AMliS.
hut has scores ot' additional
uis. This is not a "harum-scarum"
lioast. doctor, lint a tact loni; conceeded
in he li ne. The climate ot'M urphy is ad
niilled hy emininl physicians to lie uuex
.elled, the ater is perfection itself, and
the superior topographical location ol
the low u wii it its utarvelous wealth ot
minerals, lintlier and oilier surroundini;
resources w ill, upon the ci impleth in ( it its
splendid railroad conneeiions, rear it to
a city uncipialed hy .any in this entile
A IHll J, .SI (.(.I S I ION
Is that of a Kcpuhlicau resoluiion
adopted hy some convention up in Iowa
or Minnesota or some oilier ol' the bliz
zard States to nrficiiion thediseontented
negroes oft. lie South to emigrate in a
body to the northwest, eseapinir trouble
at homo and putting themselves sale un
der the protcctitij,' ini;s of the Kcpubli
can parly. This is clearly the object ol
the resolution, to add to the strength ol
that party with heartless indilfercucc to
the physical sacrifices the negroes will
make in ncccptinK the invitation. It is
bold naked deception atlempted to be
practiced upon credulity and ignorance.
a cruelty mat nnyiit lie amazing in a
(ctiptc claiming to lie novcrned by the
tender motives of pliilanthi(iv, if we
did not not know- it is all snivelling hvp
ocricy. The ncj;ro is a sub-tropical pro
duct ; he lias never lueii the subject of
acclimation or adaptation like the whites
to the extremes of cold. lie finds it a
hard struggle to jct through the winters
of North Carolina. lie wilted under the
rigors of the New lalland climate. The
thrifty people of that energetic laud re
cognized the fact, sold off to the South
and West Indiesall the able bodied slaves
on hand, nnd then made a virtue of ne
cessity, became converts to the doctrine
of the wickedness of slavery , emancipated
the old, worthless, young and helpless,
and then entered upon the long, holy nnd
successful crusade against the slave-
Thc Siriut;ticld Kcpublican says:
"The otlicc bv which Tanner is lo be
consoled tor hs loss ot'the place he en
ioyi.il so much, now takes sliae in III
H .'ishiuion specials us that ol rcistc
ot deeds tor the i'istrict of Columbia. I
is now helil by James M. Trotter, a capa
ble man appointed bv I'resident Clcvi
land- 'l o be sure he is a negro, but then
ne is a lieniocraltc negro, and therelore
no heller than one of the wicked. Itis
a ilisi icditdble practice, however com
moil, lo bnv a man out of one otlicc bv
uivitii; hiiit another, but that is what the
I'lesidetit appears to be eontemplatiir
Hut the I'resident is jiertectly consist
cut with himsell'aud his party creed. .
negro has no right to be a Iiemocrat. II
is a traitor and must be dealt with as
one. lint according to t he complaint o
llie Pennsylvania colored league, Kepul
lic.iu negroes are no more favored for of
fice than liemocralie negroes.
22 S. main Street.
Ilr. Parker Prays cream Van-Ola, Kos;
line, Ongaliue and diamond nail po'vdcr
having now become the ladies' favorites,
at 1-'. L. aeob's drug store, these popular
manicure articles may always be found
together with pocket emery board, or
angc wood sticks, nail scissors, tiles and
other such requisites. Also a complete
line of drugs and toilet articles, in addi
tion to the Hebe Soda Fountain from
which ice cold drinks are disjiensed. Cor
ner Main street and Pallon avenue.
The man who shoots his girl to make
her love him, and the girl who throws
vitriol in her lover s lace lor the same
purpose, should marry and have it out
with one another.
''lie l.adleH Delighted
The pleasant effect and thcerfcct safetv
with which ladies may use the liquid fruit
laxative. Syrup of Pigs, under all condi
tions make it their favorite remedy. It
is pleasing to the eye and lo the taste,
gentle, yet effectual in acting on the kid
neys, liver and bowels.
If a man has the nerve to fish all day
in the hot sun he ought to be allowed
the privilege of lying a little about what
i U K nrsixiiss,
or K STOCK OP
KNIVF.S, FORKS, SPOONS,
ARTHUR M. FIELD,
Lots of people come into
our store and seelhiniis that
they have just, purchased at
other places ami exclaim,
"Why, 1 didn't know you
kept this," etc., and upon
comparing prices lind that
they have paid too much for
their purchase. They say,
also, ''We knew you were the
cheapest, hut had no idea
.vou kept so and so." For
two years we have heen try
ing lo impress upon the peo
ple the fact that we handle
Woods '; . lines
EXCEPT GROCERIES AND DRUGS.
If a new thin' in household
iisino- things or conveniences
is announced we hasten to
secure il, and wearefretpieiit-
ly told hy visitors from la rj'e
cities that the variety and
completeness of our line of
oods is perfect ly astonishing
for a city the size of Asheville
The morn I ot'wliirli is
mini you nave visited out
store, do to ot hers and uet
prices, li e ,( nillirr vou
until you have seen whether
we have what you want or not
it wehaveit weare willinu'to
match prices and quality,
feel in' assured that in every
I'eef Wine and Iron! Fer
rated Wine of Wild Cherry.
Cod Liver Oil with Hypo
phosphites and I'u re Pepsin,
Flixir Valerianate of Ammo
nia, TastelessCastor Oil and
Calisaya Tonic, prepared in
our own laboratory by an
experienced IMiarinacist. T.
C. Smith x Co., Dispensing
Illuestone for soaking
Wheat at T. C. Smith evCo.'s
CHAS. D, BLANTON & CO,
MEN'S AND BOYS'
Oriental Dentifrice, for
clea nsinw deleterious deposits
from the Teeth, and netttral
iinwacid secretions of the
Mouth price '27 cents, at
T.C. Smith iv Co's Druo-Store.
Attention experts in stnok-
T. C. Smil
icr lot of
just in tl
i tx Co. ha vt
Our aim is to fill a lon'felt want in the city of Ashevilli
and we will open about -September 1, with the most coin
lete line of Clothing' lor Men and I'oys ever shown in thi
Our Mr. ('HAS. HLANTON oes to Northern and Fast
ern markets with the ready cash which insures to the ne
Cent Ciwar in Asheville,
ban hard made..
AII medicines carefully com
pounded at T. C. Smith ev
Co.'s Draw Store. Prescrip
tions prepared with scrupu
lous care by experienced and
THE GREATEST ATTRACTION:
Is that fine lot of liNC.I.ISIl IIKIIH.KS and
TIIKI-li-llllKN CHAMOIS SEAT SAlllH.HS
J. M. ALEXANDER'S
And the low iiriitx at which he is scIlinK all
Konils in his line.
He has increased his force and intends to
meet the demand.
Mrs. Jie Person's Remedy cured Mrs.
II. S. Spiers, Como, Hertford. Co.. X.
C, of rheumatism, indigestion, and
erysipelas, after she had suffered for
years, and could get no relief from other
money. We leave Monday
to buy a large stock, and we
ha ve facilities for getting it
low, frequently under the
eost of manufacture. We
sell at a close profit and we
propose to do some business
or know the reason why. Do
until you have visited the
GEO. T. JONES & GO.
Home-mud'! T. C. Smith
ev Co.. are (ieneral Agents for
all Tobacco and Cigars made
in Asheville. especially Por
ter's Warrantee Cigars and
Hull's Fine Tobaccos.
J. W. SCIIARTLE7
42 IST. Main St.
j FlNANCUi 5"Cir"i
THE YOUTHS', BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S
Will receive our special attention, and to this we willjcal
the especial attention of Mothers. Sisters and Aunts.
FAMILY GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS
Await for Keems Creek Woolen Mitts.
Nortll Main . Asheville, N. C.
WM. R. PENNIMAN
THE ASHEVILLE BRICK WORKS
AslicviUc, N. C.
I. O. llox p.
Tin Hum Laundry will open on Monday,
ut the foot of Mth. 'ilon's hilt, under the
tminaneiiu-nt of li. V. 1 1 iitis.
All work done tuatly l liand.
The If est are
Farrell & Co.,
GENERALCONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
Mosaic Tile and Cement work asiH-iialty.
Orates, Ranges and Boilers set.
Duildinjfw moved and repaired in first class
ScwcroKC, PralnnKi and tnqw for the same
thorouKhly understood and promptly at-
OfliiT: Wolfe UuildinK.CuurtllouscSquHre,
Asheville, N. C. tnny3Udly
A larjce eleven room Brick House, together
with kitchen and servants' house and icood
barn. Lot contains acres. Sewerage and
Cood bath rooms. Completely furnish d in
every part Likewise, a jfood Piano, if
nectien. Apply to
au22 dtf NATT ATKINSON & SUN.
OUR GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS
Will be replete with all the Novelties of the season in tin
way of Veckwear.
OUR HAT DEPARTMENT
Will receive due attention, and in it can lie found from the
conventional High Hat down to the Soft Knock-about.
We have already placed our older for a lint of
MEN'S FINE SHOES
With one of tin most popular makers.
Our mode of business, shall be NTIUCTLY ONE I'dlCE,
and all goods warranted as represented or money refunded.
Our opening will bo announced in due thin;.
CHAS. D. BLANTON & CO.,
One Price Clothiers,
Patton Avenue, - - Asheville, N C.