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CHARLOTTE, N. C. MARCH 12, 188 0. Receipts of Cotton, Trade, &o. Condensed from the N. Y. Financial Chronicle The receipts of cotton up to Saturday, March 6th, were 78,451 bales; since Sept. 1st, 4,280,271 bales, an increase over 1879 of 360,441 bales. The exports for the week were 105,221 bales, a decrease from 1879 of 29,302 bales. Since Sept. 1st the exports have been 2,568,694 bales, a decrease from 1879 of 16,330 bales. The stocks at the close of the week were 922,384 bales, an in crease over 1879 of 206,744 bales. The vis ible supply of cotton was 2,580,338 bales, a decrease from 1879 of 4,671 bales, a decrease of 234,276 bales from 1878, and 630,050 bales from 1877. The receipts at the 19 interior ports last week were 39,611 bales, a decrease from 1879 of 11,612 bales. Their stocks were 303,279 bales, an increase of 137,660 bales. The receipts from plantations last week were 64,758 bales, against 78,447 in 1879, and 72,477 in 1878 ; since Sept. 1st, 4,576, 240 bales, against 4,079,797 last year, and 3,845,984 in 1878. The weather last week was favorable for crop work. There were good rains in Texas and the Southwest. In the new York cotton market last week the speculation in futures was rather spirit less, and the fluctuations not wide till to ward the close of Wednesday's business, when there was a decided advance, followed on Thursday by some further improvement. This new upward movement met with some response on Thursday from Liverpool and New Orleans, and derived support from the fact that present and prospective supplies are becoming so much smaller that they can soon be controlled, and in case of bad crop news in the Spring a decided advance secured. On the other hand, it is urged that the stocks in the hands of manufactur ers the invisible supplies are now much larger than last March, and spinners can withdraw from the market by-andby it they so elect. The New York dry goods market was marked by considerable activity, and a fair ly satisfactory business was reported in all branches. There was a large influx of re tail buyers from the interior, and their presence imparted increased animation to the jobbing trade, which was active in all departments. Prices remained very firm on all kinds of goods, and print cloths, prints, and some makes of cotton goods, were fur ther advanced by manufacturers. The ex ports of cotton goods to foreign markets during the week were 1,056 packages. In the New York Bread stuffs market there was no very decided change in flour, but trade was rather less active and the tendency of prices toward lower figures. The export business was very fair, but the local trade rather quiet, as this is a season when, in view of the approach of warm weather, dealers are not inclined to carry large stocks. mm mm Washington News. It is understood that the Association of Southern Republicans in this city does not get along harmoniously. In sentiment they are divided between Grant, Sherman and Blaine, but will support the candidate who will promise to "give them most recogni tion," as they call it. They complain that the present administration has neglected Southern Republicans, and they now insist upon having pledges before they consent to take up the cross for any man. From the way they talk it appears they will support at Chicago the man who appears to have the most strength ; and the managers of the Grant movement prophesy a Southern stam pede to Grant's standard. Democrats here are discussing the advi sability of abolishing the two-thirds rule in the National Convention, and anticipate that the subject will give rise to animated discussion at Cincinnati. It is believed by some of the leaders that the old way is the best, and will not be changed simply to al low the South absolute certainty of power to name the candidate ; for she will do that under either the majority or the two-thirds rule. The purpose of the Grant syndicate of Senators, Conkling, Cameron, Carpenter, Logan, and a few others, to make the Fitz John Porter affair help Grant to the Presi dential nomination and election was vir tually ooniessed in the closing sentence of Senator Carpenter's argument upon the legal aspects of the question last Saturday. Queer things, he said, are done in these days. "This thing may be done, but it shall not be done by my vote. It may be that this last travesty upon justice is neces sary. They tell us that whom the cods mean to destroy they first make mad. It may be, although it seems impossible, that the Democrats are not mad enough to en sure their total destruction. This last act may be needed to convince the American people that to ensure a proper discrimina tion between virtue and vice, to fix the pro per ban on disloyalty and hold rebellion in check, we need in the White House once more the steady hand, the cool head, and the patriotic heart of U. S. Grant." Gen. Porter is a Union officer who seeks to be restored to office in the Army, aod because many Democrats think he ought to be restored, Radical Senators like Carpenter are again displaying the "bloody shirt"J 'mm mm A Great Tide or Immigration. A dis patch from London says that since Spring set in multitudes of people from the farm ing districts of England and Ireland have been flocking into Queenstown to take pas sage for America. The London Times pre dicts that alter Easter there will be an un usual rush of immigrants to our shores. Mr Jackson, Superintendent of Castle Garden, said that the prediction would doubtless be verified. "In February, 1879," said he, "only 2,700 emigrants were received here ; in February, 1880, the number was 8,000. This is the largest number recorded for the month of February since 1869. The famine in Ireland and the revival of trade in the United States are the causes of this increas ed emigration, and there will be but little abatement until the condition of affairs in Ireland changes for the better." T&he N. C. Supreme Court Decisions. Reported for Hale's Weekly by W. P. Batchelor. T?rTwrt vs. Cole, from Moore new trial. The parties agreed to build and keep in repair each a separate portion oi a commuu fence. The defendant failed to fulfill his contract and his part of the fence 11.1 1 A. becoming decayed nogs DroKe tnrougn into hp nlainiifFs field and iniured his crop. Thereupon plaintiff brought this action to recover damages tnereior. ine voun ue low instructed the jury that "if the fence was in the contemplation oi ine parties in tended 'o nrotect the crop from depreda tions of stock, the plaintiff was entitled in aUUlllOn tO tile CUSlS Ul icpuins men li, to be remunerated for the injury to his crop and the measure of his damages was the difference between what the crop, undis turbed, ordinarily would be and that which was made, diminished by the breaking in of the hogs." To this instruction the de fendant excepted, and asked that the damages be restricted to the cost of repair ing the fence. Held, While the Court very properly de clined to restrict the plaintiffs claim to compensation for the defendant's breach of contract as requested and correctly directed the jury to allow for the ravages by the hogs, yet the rule laid down by the Court bywhich the measure of the injury was to be ascertained, was too vague and uncer tain to act upon. The jury should have been instructed to give, as damages, such sum as would repair and put the defective fence in order and cover the injury done to the crop before the plaintiff knew of the ir ruption of the hogs and had time to drive them out and put up the fence ; these to be ascertained and estimated, and irrespective of any conjectural estimate of the value of the crop, if it had not been interfered with. State vs. Jones, from Nash remanded. When the transcript consists of loose and disconnected rjaDers the different parts of the case being on as many separate half sheets, and even the official certificate of the Clerk "that the transcript herewith is a true copy ol the record," being detached from the other papers the Court cannot consider and act upon it and will, therefore, remand the case to the Court below. The Clerk's authentication should be attached in order to identifv the transcript as it leaves the office, and not afford facilities for the abstraction of parts or the surrepti tious introduction ot spurious matter into the record. The Court recommends the form for making up transcripts contained in Eaton's Forms, 624. People's National Bank vs. McArthur and others, from Cumberland affirmed. When judgment was given by a Justice of the Peace against A, 15 and U, and L and u appealed, giving bond with D as surety, according to provisions ot U. L. P., section 542, but the Justice's return did not state who appealed, and on trial in the Superior Court, ludgment was obtained against A only and plaintiff asked for judgment against D, the surety to the undertaking, Held. It was competent and proper for the Court to allow an amendment of the record and receive testimony to show that B and C alone appealed. The duty of making the record a truthful narrative of what occurred is imperative, and it would be most uniust by a false speaking of the record to enlarge the liability into which, with the understanding of all the parties, the surety had entered, because of an erro neous recital in the statement of facts by the Justice who first tried the cause. Pendleton vs. Joues, from Iredell af firmed. In the case of a disputed contract it is the duty of the jury to ascertain not what either party thought when the con tract was made, or what construction he placed upon its terms, but what were the terms of the agreement mutually entered into. When these are ascertained the ob ligatory effect of the contract is determined by the law and does not depend upon the uncertain and undisclosed notions in the breast of either party. State vs. Padgett, from Rutherford ap peal dismissed. In this case the jury re turned a verdict of guilty, subject, as the record states, to the opinion of the Court upon a case agreed. The Court thereupon set aside the verdict and directed a verdict of not guilty to be entered, and from that ruling the Solicitor appealed. Held, While there is no precedent which authorizes a Judge to enter upon the record a verdict the reverse of that found by the jury, yet no appeal lies from the Judge s action in this case. The lecral and regular action of the Court below terminated with the set ting aside of the verdict, and in this state of the case no appeal lies and the merits of the case cannot be inquired into. Hyatt vs. Waggoner, from Davidson Affirmed. Where the defendant, being serv ed by the Sheriff with a notice of a motion by the plaintiff for leave to issue execution on a dormant judgment, told the Sheriff to write to the plaintiff that he (the defendant) had his discharge in bankruptcy, thinking that would be sufficient to prevent the plain tiff from proceeding further, and took no further notice of the matter until nearly a year alter the judgment was revived, Held that he was guilty of inexcusable neglect and is entitled to no relief under section 133, C. C. P. State vs. Moore, from Iredell affirmed. The Superior, Inferior and Criminal Courts have concurrent jurisdiction, with Justices of the Peace, of assaults and batteries com mitted within one mile of the place where and during the time such Court is held, and of all affrays, assaults and batteries where a Justice of the Peace has not within six months after the commission of the offence proceeded to take official cognizance of the same; and in framing a bill of indictment for such offences it is not necessary to aver that the offence was committed more than six months before the finding of the bill, and no Justice ot the Peace has taken cognizance of it. That is matter of defence like the Statute of Limitations ; it may be taken ad vantage of under the plea of not gnilty, but the omission of the averment in the bill is not a ground for arrest of judgment. Wittkowsky & Rintels vs. Reil, from (Bhaviolle 'Sfremoctat, '(SLhavloite, Mecklenburg reversed. The defendant was indebted to plaintins in small sums by ac count and also by two bonds, and in the morning of a certain day handed the book keeper of the firm $250 telling him to have his papers arranged and he would call in the afternoon and arrange the matter; and be accordingly called and told W. that his partner, R., had agreed that the payment should be applied first to the open accounts and then to the note first falling due, and replied that he preferred to apply on general account. Disagreeing as to the matter, they parted and soon thereafter the payment was applied one-half to one note -and one halt to the other, so that each was brought in the jurisdiction of Justice of the Peace. Held, On this state of facts, as appearing on trial in the Superior Court, it was error in the Court to refuse to instruct the jury that-if they believed that there had been a previous agreement with Rintels as to the manner in which the cash payment should be applied and that defendant paid the money to the book-keeper in the manner described by him, then that defendant had the right, on his return in the afternoon, to have the application made according to the arrangement with R. And the Court hav ing given an instruction asked for, to-wit : that "if the jury believed that the defendant paid the money to plaintiffs' book-keeper, reserving the right to make the application, he had the right to direct the application at the time of his return in the afternoon," it was error for the Court to add that if the defendant made no application then, the creditor might apply as be saw proper; for thus the jury was confined in its inquiry to a reservation at the delivery of the money to the book-keeper and what the defendant said at the time, whereas he was entitled to have the agreement with R. and the con versation with him taken into consideration by the jury. Arnold Parker et. al. vs. T. D. Parker et. al., lroin Stanly affirmed. Where, in an action for the recovery of land, an injunc tion was granted on petition of the plaintiffs against the defendants who were digging for and taking away gold found on the land, the defendants moved to dissolve the injunction and admitted that they were tenants in common with plaintiffs and it ap peared doubtful whether the defendants would be able to respond for the value of the gold they miffht find and appropriate. Held, it was proper for the Judge to dissolve the injunction and appoint a Receiver of the rents and profits of the land. It is a settled doctrine that the working of mines ought not to be stopped from considerations of public policy and injustice to the private party who might in the end be adjudged to be the owner or part owner, and therefore an order of injunction ought not to be issued in such cases, but rather the rents and profits should be secured through a Receiver. A., T. & O. R. R. Co. vs. Morrison et. al., from Mecklenburg affirmed. Where, in a suit on a Treasurer's bond, the defendant denied his liability to account as by release, former settlement, etc., it was proper for the Judge to first submit an issue as to the bar relied on before taking any other pro ceedings in the cause as by reference, issue as to breach or no breach, etc. An account cannot be said to be full which does not embrace all the items of charge and discharge, nor can it be said to be final if, as made, it is con templated that a further and future reckoning is or may be had ; and when the party affirming a settle ment did not show that it was final and full, it was proper for the Court to hold that it amounted to no evidence and to direct the jury to find in favor of the plaintiff. Kerchner vs. Baker, from New Hanover affirm ed. This is an appeal from a judgment of the Su perior Court, refusing to set aside a judgment on the ground of excusable neglect under C. C. P., o .. : t oo oeuuuii 100. Every person against whom suit is brought ought to come into Court and be attendant at its terms throughout its litigation by an Attorney at Law, for the performance of matters peculiarly within his sphere, and in person or by an attorney in fact, to look after and follow up his defence and to have done all things pertaining to him personally m the course of the proceedings. A failure to do so con cludes him in any judgment entered against him, unless he shall be able to be relieved by facts suffi cient at law to excuse his neglect. He being al ready in default, the burden of showing facts suffi cient in law to excuse the neglect is upon him. And such excuse must be so clearly sufficient as to call for the exercise of the Judge s discretion and to make the failure to vacate appear to be an abuse oi sucn discretion. Ray vs Gardner & others, from Yancey reversed In an ejectment suit after offering the deeds upon which he relies, claiming under J. B. Gardner, the plaintiff put in evidence as an estoppel upon the defendants a deed from William Gardner, an cestor of the defendants, and administrator of J, B. Gardner, made in pursuance of an order of Court to sell the land for assets, on a petition tiled by said William in which the land is described as belonging "to the late J. B. Gardner," said need being made to J. W. Gardner, one of the defend' ants and son of William, the administrator of J. B G. The defendants offered to introduce a grant from the State to one Blount and a regular chain of title from him to William Gardner, but the Court excluded the evidence on the ground of an estoppel upon the defendants. Defendants ex cepted, and after verdict and judgment, appealed. Held, Even if the plaintiff and defendants claimed title from the same person and were all estopped to deny title to the land in him from whom they claimed, still it was competent for the defendants to show a better title in themselves or in some other person with whom they can connect themselves ; and therefore the evidence defendants offered ought to have been received. But William did not claim title from J. B. and is therefore not estopped to deny his title ; nor is he estopped by anything stated in his petition for the sale of the land or his deed to J. W. so as to help the title of the plaintiff, for being neither party nor privy to the petition or deed the plaintiff cannot take advan tage of any estoppel that may rest upon William by reason of his being a party to them. ,4One who is not bound by an estoppel cannot take advantage of it." As to J. W. he does claim under J. B and is estopped to deny his title. But if the proposed evidence had been admitted and it had established a better title in Wil liam than that of the plaintiff or J. B.. and J. W. had proved that he was in possession under William, then plaintiff's recovery might have been defeated as to him. The proposed evidence was therefore Dot only competent but very important to the defense mm mm All the prisoners confined in Anson county jail (8 in number) escaped on the night of the 3d inst. In one room there were three white men, two for murder, and the other serving out a term of imprison ment for manslaughter. In another room were four or. five negroes? The prisoners got out about 9 o'clock while the Sheriff and family were at church. About two hours afterward one of the prisoners re turned to the jail and delivered himself up. i i mm Heavy Shipments of Grain. The de mand for our breadstuff from abroad was never as active as at present. It is ex pected that the export clearance of grain during the latter part of this month will be the heaviest ever known. The late Decisions of the United States Supreme Court. A full statement of the States? Rights Cases. From the Washington Post The Virginia and West Virginia colored juror test cases and the Tennessee revenue law removal case were decided in the Uni ted States Supreme Court last week, the opinions being delivered by Justice Strong. xn me cases aeciaea on tneir merits, the re sult was against the States. To these Jus tices Field and Clifford dissented. The first case decided was the appeal of Taylor Strauder against the State of West Vir ginia, from the Supreme Court of Appeals oi that State, btrauder, who is a colored man, was indicted in the Circuit Court of Ohio county for the murder of his wife on October 20, 1874. He petitioned for a writ of removal to the United States Court and moved to quash the process calling the jury, on the ground that by the act of the Legis lature passed March 12, 1863, only white persons are declared eligible to serve on juries, lhese pleas were overruled and the trial proceeded with, and resulted in a con viction, the execution being fixed for March 26, 1875. A writ of error was sued out on the overruling of the defendant's appeal by the Supreme Court of Appeals of the State, and the case came to this Court. The principal assignment of error was that the law was unconstitutional, the discrimina tion against colored men being in violation of the Fourteenth amendment. The Court held that the amendment was one of a series designed to secure to the negro race all the civil rights the superior race enjoy, and give to them the protection of the General Government in the enjoyment of them whenever they should be denied them by the States. Whether it had other, and, if so, what purposes is not decided. The words of the amendment are held to con tain a necessary implication of a posi tive immunity from unfriendly legislation against them distinctively as colored, im plying legal inferiority in civil society and other steps towards reducing them to the condition of a subject race. The statute of West Virginia, singling out and denying to colored citizens ot the State the right of participating in the administration of the law as jurors, because of their color, though qualified in all other respects, is held to be practically a brand upon them affixed by law, and a discrimination against the race forbidden bjr the amendment It is a de nial of the equal protection of the laws to the race thus excluded, since the constitu tion of juries is a very essential part of the protection which trial by jury is intended to secure. The very idea of a jury is a body of men composed of the peers or equals of the person whose rights it is selected to determine, that is, of persons having the same legal status in society as that which he holds. Where the State statute secures to every white man the right of trial by jury, selected from and without discrimina tion against his race, and at the same time permits or requires such discrimination against the colored man, the latter is held not to be equally protected by law with the former. Section 641 of the Revised Statutes, which provides that when a civil or criminal suit is commenced in a State Court against any person who is denied or cannot enforce there any right secured to him by any law providing for the equal rights of citizens of the United States, such suit may, upon the petition of the defend ant filed in the Court at any time before the trial or final hearing . of the cause, stating the facts, etc., be removed for trial into the next Circuit Court held in the same dis trict, is considered in connection with the present case, and held not to be in conflict with the Federal Constitution. The judg ment and death sentence of Strauder was therefore rendered and the cause remanded with instructions to reverse the Circuit Court of Ohio county. The next case was that of the petition of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a man damus on J udge Rives, of the United States Circuit Court, to compel him to return two colored men indicted for murder to the State Court for retrial, their cases having been removed because no colored jurors had been summoned on the jury. The Court held that the obiect of section 641 of the Revised Statutes, as to the Constitutional amendment which authorized it, was to place the colored race, in respect of civil rights, upon a level with whites, making the rights and responsibilities exactly the same. The laws of Virginia, having no provision excluding colored iurors, it was held that the petition of the two indicted men was to have been premature, as they had been denied no rights accorded to white men. The statutes in support of the Four teenth amendment had exclusive reference to legislative action by the States and not to individual action. The remedy in this case would be by the revisory power of this Court and not by removal. The manda mus was inereiore granted ana the men will be tried by the State Court. The de fendant, in this case, moved in the State Court that the venire, or process for calling the jury, should be modified so as to insure some portion of the panel colored. The de nial of this is held not to have been the denial of a right secured to him by any law providing for the equal civil rights of citizens oi me united states, a mixed jury in any particular case not being es sential to the equal protection of the laws, to wnicn ii is neia to oe a ngnt to wnicn any colored man is entitled, that in the selection of jurors to pass upon his life, liberty or property, there shall be no exclu sion of his race, and no discrimination against him because of his color. But that is a different thing to the claim made, as of right, to have the jury composed in part of colored men. The habeas corpus case of Judge J. D. uoies, oi tne r'atricK county Uourt, was next taken up. He being charged by the law of Virginia with the selection of jurors to serve in the Circuit and county Courts of his county for 1878, was indicted in the Federal Court for the Western District of Virginia, for excluding and failing to select as jurors certain colored men who possessed all the qualifications for service, on account of their color, etc The petition presented for his release averred that his arrest, etc.. were unwarranted by the Constitution of the United States, in violation of his rights and the rights of the State whose judicial officer he is, and that the inferior Court had J no jurisdiction against him. A similar pe 13T-(S tition was presented by the State.. The Court held that while a writ of habeas corpus cannot generally be made to sub serve the purposes of a writ of error, yet when a prisoner is held without any lawful authority, and by an order beyond the jurisdiction of an inferior Federal Court to take, this Court will, in favor of liberty, grant the writ, not to review the whole case, but to examine the authority of the Court below to act at all. The Court ex amined the section of the act of March 4, 1875, (18 stat., 336,) under which Judge Coles was indicted, and held it to be au thorized by the Thirteenth and Fourteenth amendments of the Constitution. The Fourteenth amendment inhibits any agency of the State from denying to any persou within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. Whoever by virtue of a pub lic position under a State government de prives another of property or life or liberty without due process of law, or denies or takes away the equal protection of the laws, violates this, and as he acts in the name of the State and for it, is clothed with its power and his act is that of the State. Otherwise the inhibition would have no meaning and the State could clothe one of its officers with power, to amend or evade it. The act of the defendant in selecting jurors is held to be ministerial, not a judicial act, and being charged with the performance of that duty, although he derived authority from the State, was bound to obey the Con stitution in the performance of his dnty. The case of the State of Tennessee vs. James M. Davis, involving the right of Federal officers to be tried in United States Courts tor offences charged on them while in the execution of their duty, was next decided, the Court holding that they had such a right. Justices Clifford and Field dissented from this, as from the opinions in the West Virginia and Judge Coles cases. Justice Field's dissent in the case of Judge Coles first states the law of Virginia relative to the summoning of juries. The J udge of each county or corporation Court is required to prepare annually a list of such inhabitants of the county or corpora tion "as he shall think well qualified to serve as jurois, being persons ol sound judgment and free from legal exceptions." ine question is leit to the Judge whether the jurors possess those qualifications, and from the manner in which he discharges this duty he is responsible only to the State whose officer he is and whose law he is bound to enforce. Judge Field holds that the District Court in issuing its process for arrest ex ceeded its jurisdiction. First, because as suming that the act of 1875 is constitutional and valid legislation the indictment de scribes no offence under it, but is void on its face, and second, because that act in the section cited, so far as it relates to jurors in the State Courts, is unconstitutional and void. The indictment names no citizens who were excluded, and of course desig nates no specific traversable offence. It is essential to a valid instrument that it should set forth the offence with such par ticulars of time, place and person that the accused may know the nature of the charge and be able to prepare to meet it. Nothing could have a greater tendency to destroy the independence and autonomy of the States and reduce them to a humiliating and degrading dependence upon the central government than that doctrine asserted in this case, that Congress can exercise coercive authority over judicial officers of the States in the discharge of their du ties. In the case of Collector vs. Day this Court held that, "any government whose means employed in conducting its opera tions are made subject to the control of another and distinct government. can exist only at the mercy of that government." Judge Field denies that the amendments support the legislation in question. The independence of a State consists of its legis lative, executive and judicial officers. If this were not so a State would cease to be an independent member of the Union, and would be brought to the level of a depend ent municipal corporation, existing only with such powers as Congress might pre scribe. The Fourteenth amendment, it is claimed, has no more reference to political rights than it has to social rights and duties which do not rest on any positive law. In closing J udge Field said that the case should not be delayed for the slow process of a trial in the Court below and a subse quent appeal in case of conviction to this Court. " Those who regard the independence of the States in all their reserved powers as essential to the successful maintenance of our form of government, cannot fail to view with the gravest apprehension for the fu ture the indictment in a Court of the Uni ted States of a judicial officer of a State for the manner in which he has discharged his duties under her laws and of which she makes no complaint. The proceeding is a gross offence to the State, and is an attack upon her sovereignty in matters over which she has never surrendered her jurisdiction. J ustice Clifford concurred in this opinion. tW The Court has also decided that the Federal election laws are Constitutional Judge Field dis senting. Eureka Fertilizer. I am Agent for the celebrated Eureka Soluble Fertilizer. It has given the best satisfaction of any Feitilizer in the market. Price has been reduced. I refer you to R D. Whitley. R. L McDowell. W. B. Harry, J. A. Wilson and to every one who has used it as to its qualities. WALTER BREM, Agent. . Feb. 20, 1830. . ... For Farmers. 1 P OHO SHANK-HANDLE HOES, of the A fmiyJJJ best make, just received by KYLE & HAMMOND. Jan. 23, 1880. Flowers! Flowers!! One dozen of the following named Flowering ii an is win De aem ior one aonar, wiln I'lants ad ded to cover freight charges : . Abnlilona. Achiranthnn. "Aarlmhui Tbxrnnlaa Canna Indies, Colens, Citron alia, Cestrum, Cissus Lucitaneca, Chorozema, Chrysanthemums, Crasaula Cordata, Cuphe (Cigar Plant), Dusty Miller, Eupa torium. Echererhu. Fnchai&a. FTPrfn nraninm (Zoneale) all colors, double and single : Geraniums iscenieaj, ueuoirope, Hibiscus, jessamine (Catalo nian), Klenia, Lantanas, Madeira Vines, Nierum bergia. Pelargoniums, Pansiea, Peristrophe, Petu nias (double and single). Pink. Pilea, Scarlet Sage, 8tevia, Tuberose, Verbenas, Violet (double). Wax Plant, Roses. Address HENRY LANYON, March 5, 1880. 8m Danville, Ya, Persia's Dreadful Famine. Mrs. Cochran of Oroomiah, Persia u-v, has been a missionary there for thirty years has written Bev. A. H. Plumb, of Bost,J giving details of the fearful famine in Pp.' - i: r :i ot cl" sia, aua sppeiiug iur iu. one says that the Christian communities are suffering far less than the Mahommedan, and that the Nestorians are helping the sufferers to the extent of their means. Nothing at all is done by the government, and hundreds throng the missionaries' doors daily. The starving also go to the slaughter-houses and catch and drink the blood. Many have sold all they have for bread, parting with val- nables for a mere song, a bushel of coarse wheat meal sold for $25 January 7, while in the former famine it never went above $8. "Bare-footed multitudes tread the frozen streets, having parted with all but few rags, which offer an apology for cloth ing. Parents are selling their children for slaves ; many men have fled, no one knows whither, to avoid seeing the death of those dear to them. Would that I could take you out among the haggard crowd that will come to-morrow, which comes daily to re ceive a little. Oh! those sunken eyes! those bony fingers! Trembling, fainting women and children trodden under foot by the stronger ones as they rush forward to receive the precious piece of bread ! If I could take you to some of ih houses in tny villages, where whole families are grovel ing on the ground floor, some apparently near death all in the deepest dejection praying for death, merciful death I Men in this city have poisoned the last food they could procure for their dear ones, and all have gone together. One man with a fam ily of eight, a few days ago put arsenic into the flour which was to make their last little cake, and they all died together." Pay Up! Pay Up!! We respectfully and earnestly request those who are owing us by Note or Account to come in and settle BARRINGER & TROTTEU. . Feb. 6, 1880. Leading Luxuries of Charlotte. PERRY'S Boquet Cigare, (the best 5 cent Cigar in America, the Rich man's Luxury the Poor man's Solace the Traveler's Favorite. Rex Bananas, Triple Size, five cents each. Ordinary Bananas, 3 for 10 cents. PERRY'S Caramels, the great est luxury is the Candy line. "Walnut Cream Chocolate, something new very nice. Finest Fruits, choicest Candies, cheapest Toys, best Cigars and Tobacco, can always be found At PERRY'S. SPECIAL Try my 10 cents TOBACCO. March 5, 1880. GPMcKesson & Bobbins' Gelatine Coated Quin ine Pills always in stock at DR. SMITH'S DRUG STORE. Just Received, A large lot of Chickens, Ducks and Geese, and the finest pure blood BRONZE TURKEYS in the State. S. M. HOWELL. Feb. 27, 1880. GARDEN SEEDS, New Crop, From the well known and reliable House of Rob ert Buist, Jr., Philadelphia. Call and get a supply at Dr. SMITH'S DRUG STORE. .FRESH GARDEN 1880. SEEDS. 1880. BUI8TS Garden Seeds are known to be the best sold in any market. We have just received a large supply. Jan. 16, 1880. WILSON & BURWELL, Druggists. GARDEN SEEDS. " BUISTS Garden Seeds, just received a full sup ply of all varieties. - - ALSO, a choice collection of VICKS' unrivalled Flower 8eeds, at SCARR & CO'8 DRUG STORE, Jan. 23, 1880. Near the Court House. , z , ! Landreth's . GARDEN - SEEDS, Warrented Fresh and Genuine. We have a full stock of these celebrated Seeds which we offer to the trade, wholesale and retail. L. R. WRISTON & CO. Feb. 6, 1880. GARDEN SEEDS, &o. Fresh Garden Seeds, a large assortment, just re ceived at Da. J. IL McADEN S Feb. 18, 1880. , Drug Store. NOTICE TO AGRICULTURALISTS. Chemicals for Composting. Sulph. of Ammonia. Nitrate of Soda, Superpbc phate of Lime," Land Plaster and Fine Ground Bone. ' . , . . 60,000 pounds of ..these Chemicals on hand at tb lowest market price. L. R WRISTON & CO Feb. 11.1880. We are Agents for THE VERY RELIABLE Pine Island Amconiatcd Phosphate fjf" We are also Agents for THE PERUVIAN GUANO ' ; AND ' Bone Dost Fertilizer. Call for circulars and prices. J. L. BROWN & CO. Jan. 30, 1830. 2m FARMERS, READ! I again offer you that tried and standard Fertilize THE PATAPSCO AMMONIATED SOLUBLE PHOSPHATE Grange ' Mixture. Tears of experience with ifecklenbnrj Farmers bare proren its adaptation to their soil and w wants. There is none better and none cheaoer w market. . , .. Call and see me before buyinr. vn ,: -.' . JOHN A. YOLJiG- Charlotte, Jan. 23,1880 r. . ton . WILSON & BURWELL, Wholksalk xxd Rxtail Druggists Trade Street, I'baxlottx, N. C. August 19, 1879.