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Home and Democrat. CHARLOTTE, N. C. Correspondence of the Home and Democrat. Nkw York, Oct. 24, 1881. Editor Home and Democrat Then has been a serious apprehension of a water famine in this city, and the Mayor and other officials hav repeatedly appealed to the people not to waste the croton, (till I began tothink that I should have to give up my morning batu. "wasiemn, not," you know.) There are but fifteen days supply in the reservoirs and river, and the drought has continued so long that it was well to husband the supply, and so the washing of pavements and sprinkling of streets has been forbidden, and the city has been in a cloud of dust. You can imagine, therefore, how welcome is the rain which began to fall before day this morning and continues as I write iu the afternoon. While we have been dried up, the Mississippi region has been flooded, and probably more land has been over flowed and more property destroyed than by the Michigan fires. Take it all in all, this has been a year of disasters, by drought, wind, water and fire, to say nothing ot murders and suicides and rob beries and other crimes. The N. Y. Observer (Presbyterian) has a correspondent in the Hev. Dr. Prime, who signs himself "Irenajus." In his last communication he relates an iucident that may well startle sober citizens of this ill governed city. Riding down town in a 6th Avenue Elevated car, two decent looking men, having the appearance of respectable mechanics, sat opposite to him. They were sober, and Irish. One remarked to the other that he was a "Nihilist." The Doctor felt inclined to move his seat from the neighborhood of a man who made the infamous avowal ; but he merely turned his face in another di rection. He did not think that he had manifested his feeling of contempt for the man, but probably his countenance did, for presently, when the men rose to leave the car, one of them Btruck him with the palm of his band, and the other said, "You ought to have your old neck broke." One of them shook his fist at him after getting out on the platform. The Doctor adds : I think they intended to provoke a fight, and as either was more than a match for me, they would have robbed and perhaps killed me in a moment, had they received provocation for pro longing the assault They were desperate, wick ed, lawless bandits, such as commit outrages on Dersons and property every day and night in the streets and mail-cars. They make a row, and in a moment perpetrate a crime and escape by their quickness and coolness, and the proverbial ab sence or blindness of all policemen when they are wanted. I was saved by the simple process of sitting still. We may doubt it or try to de ceive ourselves into disbelieving the fact, but there is a spirit of evil in the air. The Socialism of Germany, the Atheism of Ingersoll, the Nihi lism of Russia and Poland, the alliance of politi cians with criminals, so that "roughs" are as powerful in party conflicts as statesmen, are so many stimulants to violence and protections against punishment. And when we ask, "What is to be done ?" we are confronted with the great problem of all ages liow to reconcile liberty witli order. Men must be eroverned. but how is it possible where they arc all equal and cannot govern themselves r Who will rule such un speakable scoundrels as the voters who assailed me three hours ago r It is an unspeakable ca lamity to lire under a government that practical ly acknowledges the right of bucq men to be the leaJers of political parties, to control primary meetings, to nominate legislators and presidents, and dictate the voting at the polls. I do not know of any men in this city who have more in fluence in party politics than the roughs whose physical prowess is one the chief factor in ail political campaigns." It is not a pleasant thing to contem plate such deeds and to read such reflec tions upon them, leading this eminent writer and divine to question whether the Republic will outlive another century. An English society journal asks whetb er women are likely to become smokers? And another paper says, that depended upon whether young women will want to smoke; if they do, they will. Of course they will, as they have already adopted so many other masculine habits, including hats, coats, &o.t and are incessantly cry ing out for more, for the men's right to vote for instance. Of course they will smoke. Mrs. Jane Pinkerton, who died in Man chester, England, on the 5th inst., aged 107, had for the last 70 years continually smoked her pipe, whilst not asleep or eat ing. Her daughter, aged 75, has followed her example, and it is expected that her grand-daughter, aged 53, will do likewise "when she arrives at years of discretion." The lovers of the weed are delighted at the longevity of the old lady, but they should think how much longer she might have lived if she had not smoked. Allow me to copy this from the Chi cago Tribune, (whose poetry is vastly better than its politics) : What's this ? A lock of woman's hair Among my dusty papers ? Tis like a breath of country air In New York smoke and vapors. A golden tress t Ah, yes, I know, 'Twas Ethel's hair long years ago. Sweet Ethel ! Still I seem to see Alas 1 'tie only seeming That golden head quite close to me, Those tender, dark eyes beaming. The lips from which came soft and low The murmured "Yes" long years ago. And then, why did we pause s long? I know I loved you dearly In those old days ; how things went wrong I caa't remember clearly. We loved, and yet somehow we tarried Till both got tired and you got married. I am surprised to see that the Post master of this city slated to a reporter a few days ago that there are in the U. S. Sub-Treasury in this city about two mil lions of dollars unclaimed postal money orders for several yeare past. Such being the case, I think the Department, instead of charging for a Postal Order, might af ford to pay a premium to any one obtain ing such an order. It is the general im pression that these orders furnish the safest mode of remittance, but that would seem not to be the fact. Congress will be asked at the next session to make some disposition ,of the, money. . It will pro- Dably be turned into the Treasury, though it might more honestly be used to pay for losses of money in the mails. Common carriers are generally liable for losses, but not so Uncle Sam, the common ; carrier of all others the best able to pay. It is not stated whether the two millions are the accumulations of this city or of the whole country, but probably the latter. Can anybody give a plausible theory of dreams? Of course every one has queer ones, now and then, some of which are evidently the result of the thoughts, words or deeds of the preceding wakeful day or days. But some appear to have no connection with these or with any imaginable thing. I often dream ot walks and talks with old friends, and these always, I believe, old home friends, for it is the habit of age to look back, whether waking or sleeping. But when I dream of being in the ".Fayetteville Observer" office, setting the type for a paragraph about a matter in the 2d school district iu Chatham county, of which I never heard, how can it be accounted for. Perhaps, after all, our night dreams are not more strange than our day dreams, and perhaps no greater proportion of them fail to be verified. n. The Cotton Crop. The N. Y. Financial Chronicle makes the following estimate of the cotton crop. For the year 1880-81 : North Carolina 460,000 ; South Carolina 625,000 ; Georgia 978,000; Florida 60,000; Alabama 750, 000; Mississippi 1,015,000 ; Louisiana 529,000 ; Texas 1,040,000 ; Arkansas 705, 000; Tennessee 392,000; others 55,000. Total 6,589,000. There has been an increased acreage that is, more cotton planted in all of the States, except, perhaps, Arkansas. The average increased acreage is near five per cent. This would add about five per cent, to the cotton crop of last year. But then the condition of the crop as compared with last year is worse. It is not so good a crop, according to tbe Chornicle, by about 14 per cent. The result of these computations, according to the Chronicle, gives a total falling off in the whole crop of 9 per cent., making it 5,998,000 bales. The estimate of the Agricultural Depart ment makes it about 5,750,000. The Chronicle says: "During Wednes day and Thursday prices were advancing. The receipts at the ports and at the princi pal Ulterior towns of the South were not only smaller than for the corresponding dates of last year, but fell below last week; and Liverpool was dearer. There was a considerable demand to cover contracts. The bulls asserted that much of the new crop, while grading high, is deficient in length and strength of 'staple' or fibre, and that consequently its better quality is more apparent than real. Still, there was very little buying for the rise, and the close on Thursday evening was at prices con siderably below the best figures ot the morning. Friday the market was variable, closing, however, firmer. Cotton on the spot has beem more active." The receipts from the plantations laBt week were 211,467 bales; last year they were 267,211. The total receipts from the plantations since September 1, 1881, are 1,123,014 bales; in 1880 they were 1,207, 288, and in 1879 1,065,214. Tbe total amount of American cotton in sight is 1,609,315 bales; last year at tame date it was 1,361,949 bales. The price ot middling uplands at Liver pool on last Friday was 68d. ; in 1880 it was 6fd; in 1879 6Jd. 1 he Complaint about Sand Packed Cotton. From Bradstrect's N. Y. Circular. The Secretary of the Oldham (England) Cotton Spinners Association has written a letter to Col. A. D. Shaw, United States Consul at Manchester, declaring that thousands of tons of saud are paid for by tbe Oldham spinners as cotton, in consequence of fraudulent packing. Word to this effect was received by cable a few days since. At first reading it seems to be a serious charge, and one which should receive prompt attention. On further ex amination, however, it will be found that the complaint is in reality of little impor tance, and that it is, in fact, unjust and untrue. The wording of the complaint is that cotton is "fraudulently" sand packed. If it were so furnished, the buyer, whether in Europe or this country, is already fully protected. By the rules of the Liverpool and of the American Cotton Exchanges, under which all cotton is sold, the buyer has an immediate remedy at hands of the seller, who is bound to take back and re pay for all such cotton. It therefore can not be for "f raudulently packed" cotton that the complaint is made, but rat her on account of "sandy cotton." It is no doubt true that at times spinners buy and pay for sand as cotton, as some years, es pecially in very dry seasons, a good deal of sand gets blown into and is baled up with cotton, but its presence is plainly seen in the samples by which the cotton is sold, and always causes cotton to be sold cheaper than would have been the case if it had been clean. The allowance, or reduction in price varies according to amount, of sand from c. to 2c. or 3c. per pound. Last year's crop, however, was not a sandy crop. In consequence of wet and stormy weather during the picking season, it did includo a considerable quantity of low, stained, sticky, trashy cotton. This was. caused by the open cotton being blown out ot the bolls to the ground. Dirt clung to it, of course, and being picked from the ground it remained mixed with the cotton. Its presence, however, was clearly shown in the grade and samples, and still more clearly in the prices paid. Some ot this cotton was Bold as low as 3c. per pound, and at 5a7c. per pound large quantities were sold. This, at the same time that clean cottons were bringing 10al2c. per pound. The sellers or producers of this low grade of cotton cannot be blamed for damage done ; on tbe contrary they call for sym pathy. The buyers on the contrary, knew they were buying an inferior grade because it was cheap. tSlfT The Boston Journal compares quotations from the market reports of Sept. 20, 1880, with corresponding reports of the same date this year. The result ascertained is that wheat has advanced in Drice from $1 09 to ftl 56 ner hnshpl- mess pork from $16 to $20 per barrel; oeans an important item in the lioston market) from $1 90 to $3 40 ner hnshM apples from $125 to $3 50 per barrel : wnue outier, cneese, oeet and sugar nave advanced little, if any. The general iamression one crets from th rpnnn ; that; the .'cost of housekeeping is now . . J. I I. . . very uiuuu greater kuau it was last year. And yet the wages of clerks, book keep ers and mechanics reman the same. ' N. C. NEWS. The Synod ot North Carolina , meets at Salisbury on the 2d of Nov. Pocket Picked.- Mr. Julian S. Carr, of Durham, N. C, had his pocket picked on Wednesday on the Yorktown centen nial grounds, tbe pocket picker relieving him of $600 in cash and a fine gold watch. The Treasury Department has for warded the money to pay off the employees on the Western North Carolina Railroad. Information is received of early work on tbe seaboard ana rtaieign uaiiroaa, from Haleigh to Tarboro. All the Btock of the railroad to be built from Suffolk, Va., to Goldsboro, N. C, has been taken, and work will soon be commenced. This road will pass through Gatesville, Winston, , Williamston and Greenville. Accidently Shot. Willie Crawford, a youth 19 years old, son of Mr. W. It. Crawtord, the well-known butcher, met with a serious accident yesterday, tie was hunting near Asbury, and in getting n 1.1 1 over a tence, nis gun was aiscuargeu, the load lodging in his ankle, breaking and carrying off the large bone. It is feared that his leg will have to be ampu tated, There U some negotiation In progress looking to the sale of the State's interest in the Cape Fear and ladkm Valley Kail road to a New York party of capitalists, who propose to build a direct Itne frotn Wilmington to Cincinnati, President ftrav. it is stated, will recommend the ac ceptance of the proposition, if the proper guarantees are offered, and Governor Jar vis ia reported as being favorably inclined. liut to command the support oi tnese gen tlemen the proposition must be one calcu lated to complete the work at an early day, and amply protecting the interest of the people of North Carolina.. At present no tironosiiion has been made, but it is r g understood that President Gray has had some communication witn tne parties, Raleigh Observer. Wilson Advance: On Tuesday, the 11th inst., Col. Beemou of Greene, in company with his family, left home early in the morning for Wilson, and did not get back until some time in the night. The next day he discovered that his house had been entered and robbed of a large sum of money, the amount being esti mated in the neighborhood of $1,500, Raleigh Recorder: Dr." Yates weighs 232 pounds. Rev. W. B. Harrell has accepted a call to Monroe. Rev. G. W. Coppege of the Tar River Association, recently baptized 73 persons at Samaria, 30 of them young men. At a recent meeting of the Tar River Association, we saw a number of farmers quietly count out aud give to the cause of Christ one hundred dollars each, as cheerfully and as gladly as we ever saw men give money. They not only gave as a duty, but they found pleasure in giving. Mail Matters. Postmaster Brink in forms us that, commencing on Monday, the 24th inst., a pouch of mail will be made up at the Wilmington office and dis patched by the Carolina Central Railroad, on their night train, oontainlng mail for Fayetteville and all offices between Ham let and Raleigh. This mail is extra and additional to the regular morning mail on that line. Wilmington Star. The First Mormon Marriage. The first "celestial marriage" occurred by stealth, on the banks of the Mississippi river, near Nauvoo, III. Joseph Smith "sealed" to James Noble a second wife. Noble's first wife soon died of a broken heart, and the seoond wife went insane and also died. When Smith married iMooie ine latter also married ornitn to a sec.md wife. The first Mrs. Smith clung to tbe prophet until a mob killed him, and then married a Gentile, and at last ac counts was still living at Nauvoo. San Francisco Chronicle. eastern ijrops. eastern uarolina is fortunate in having bountitul crops this mi r . year, ine county ot uurriluck will raise enough corn to supply tbe State. Her immense cum fields look like prairies in their vastnesi and gladden the eyes of those accustomed to look upon the drought scourged oelds ot middle Carolina, Cot ton is also above the average. Nearly all of it is now open, and, but for the scarcity ot pickers, would have been gathered. Tbe Jacobs of the West will be welcomed to this Egypt of Carolina, but when they come we advice them to carry their sacks well filled with the "wherewith," as they will find no Josephs there to meet them. Concord Sun : Maj. .Dennison is erect ing a cotton seed oil mill on his property in Newbern aud will shortly have it ready for work. We are glad to note this enter prise and hope it will prove so successful as to encourage other men of means to put up mills. If the picture of cotton seed is not overdrawn, it is a valuable seed and we can hereafter turn to good account an article that has been considered of value only aa feed for cows and for compost heaps. Wadesboro Times: Mr. T. A. White tells us of a curiosity in the shape of a pea now growing upon Mr. Geo. Allen's place. It has two forks, upon one of which he found the black pea, and on the other the Tennessee Crowder. Concord Sun : Last Saturday evening as Mr. John Gourley, a young lawyer of this place, was going to the country on a wagon, some accident happened to throw him off. His fall was violent and resulted in the breaking of one of his legs, close to the thigh. He is lvincr at the house of a. friend in the country .and, is doing as well as coma oe expected. In North Carolina sixteen crona of cot ton have been . urodnced since thn wnr The three last crops exceed any before ine war. sixteen vears nrecedmor the war, the average was three million bales yearly. Since the war, the average for the same number of yeais has been three and nine-tenths millions. The last croD will so over 6.000.000 bales, and the av. age weight per bale last year, up to the present time, is 490 pounds. Distressing Accident. On last Wed nesday evening, the 19th, at Wadesboro depot, Archie D. McDonald, son of E. A. McDonald, of Rockinsrham. in the effort to get aboard tbe cars while moving, fell with his left arm across the track, one of the wheels Dassiner over it and crnfthincr it. so badly that it had to be amputated just oeiow me snouiaer. ur, Asne. as we learn. penormed ine operation on Thursday niorniu?. r w r "Fee Dee Dee. Seventy-five immigrants from the West have just arrived in Hillsborough county, Florida. They traveled all the way from the West by private conveyance. Notes about the Yorktown Celebration. We saw something of Mr. Bavard, who is somewhat different from what we had pictured him. He is far from austere, or even grave; usually be was smiling wnen not laughing, and he bore himself with a freedom and hoyden ease which we' had thought at variance with his character. . Hancock, too, was much less severe in his deportment than might have been ex pected. He is evidently very amiable, full of good nature and jollity, and combines a manly courtesy with frankness in a high'degree. H6 is rather more a politi cian tnan we bad thought, and. lice Bayard, has the presidential B still in his bonnet. Blaine is a magnificent specimen of a man, witn a lordly carriage, and be al ways inspired the crowd with enthusiasm. Indeed, the immense . crowd of people wherever they congregated, seemed to be Hancock and Blaine men throughout. These alone seemed particular favorites, and they were cheered lustily on all oc casions. The President had curtailed his whis kers which have been given such promi nence in the cartoons and pictures of him. He has a more pleasing appearance than when he wore them long.' He looks quite young, and did not appear to feel himself the President quite yet. He is possibly a man of culture, but his face and features do not indicate either study, thought or considerable intellectual capacity. We hazard but little, however, in saying that he has will aud determination. He has a fine person, and makes an agreeable im pression. His short speech of welcome, of a dozen sentences, he had attempted to commit to memory, but had imperfectly succeeded. When speaking he would get the wrong sentenoe first, aud would stop, go back to the one he had omitted and then proceed in good order just as a school boy often does. Doubtless he was unused to public speaking, and the novelty of his situation, surrounded by ten thousand Eeople, on such a grand occasion, em arrassed him. The happiest man we saw was the French Minister Outrey. The French guests had been displeased at being trans ported on the same vessel with the Ger mans, and they had stopped at Old Point and taken one of their own steamers in consequence. They made much clamor at the incident, and Mr Blaine, failing to ap pease them, could only end the matter by requesting them to put their complaint in writing, to be made the subject of diplo matic correspondence. That stopped the unpleasantness. When the addresses were being delivered, the French sat to the right of the President and Baron Steuben and the Germans on the left. At every compliment, and there were many paid to the French, Outrey would almost go off into ecstacy. He was tbe most delighted mortal our.eyes ever rested on, and kept himself bowing all the while, at every mention of hia countrymen. He is a little chunky man, built, somewhat like Napoleon Bonaparte, and was all cov ered with decorations and ornaments. When he came to reply, in his broken English, the crowd made the welkin ring with their cheers, and he almost expired with happiness. Then Baron Steuben spoke his speech in Holstein Dutch, which not a dozen comprehended, but which was interrupted by frequent bursts of applause by the ten thousand who were present. We hope they did not applaud every time at the wrong plaoe. He has the appearance of a clean snaven uutch hussar a man ac customed to a rugged life, but feeling him self to be every inch a man. Space for bids a description of other notables as they appeared to us. Gov. Vinthrp's address was classical and will take rank with the finest of Amer ican productions. If we are correct, he became obnoxious in Massachusetts for his sympathy with the South during the war. He ranks with Choate, Webster and 6uch great men of the past who were his asso ciates. James Banvn Hope, of Norfolk, de hvered the ode, and did it 'admirably, having committed it throughly to memory, notwithstanding its great length, All were pleased with it. On the day before, at the laying of the corner stone, Past Grand Master Grain ger, of Goldsboro, was one of those offi ciating Masons. We also saw Donald Bain there. Our military display was excellent. Our troops compared favorably with their oreinren in arms trom other States, and the completeness of their arrangement, we learn, drew commendations upon the efficiency of Adjutant General Johnstone Jones. The State band was second to but few on the ground, : and tbe North Carolina boys were a credit to the State and made us feel still prouder of North Caro lina. The grand review was a notable feature of the occasion, there being cavalry, light artillery, seamen and marines as well as infantry ir the column. The premium for the best drilled troops was, perhaps, prop erly awarded to New Jersey, but the Con necticut line presented an equally fine appearance. There were some 10,000 troops on the ground, 15,000 or 20,000 civilians, and there were in the harbor several thousand seamen and men con nected with the vessels. There were per haps 35,000 people present. There was much dust and the suu was generally hot, but the weather and surroundings were as good as could have been expected. On the whole we consider the celebration a fair success. Nearly everybody we saw were moderately pleased, and those who were disappointed perhaps owe their dis appointment to themselves. Among others present was Mrs. Stone wall Jackson and Miss Julia Jackson, who received many expressions of regard. Said Dr. Stone, of Rhode Island, "Our people think a great deal of Stonewall Jackson." Outrey, the French minister, said to Mrs. Jackson in broken English, laying his hand on his heart as he spoke, "Ah, Madame, I wish I could speak Eng lish to tell you how grateful the French people are to Stonewall Jackson." Gen. Hancock took her hand between his, and with courtliness ppoke touchingly of Gen. Jackson, and seated her by his side during' the entertainment at the re ception. Others addressed her touch ingly relative to her great husband, and tears came to some eyes while paying her respectful homage. As Yorktown a century ago secured us independence and led to the establishment of our Union, so Yorktown to-day is an earnest that the Union hereafter will be a Union of hearts . as well as of States. Raleigh Observer. "The History of the ! American Episcopal Church" is to be written and published in Boston. Dr John Fulton is to prepare "The Church in the Confederate States." Some special subject will be treat ed by Bishop Lyman of North' Carolina. . Cotton Crop Report. New Orleans,? October 22. Dis patches to the Democrat from all portions of the country show the condition ."of the crop to date to be as. follows: . j Alabama The weather is good, .cool arid dry, and picking is progressing rapid ly will be over by the middle of Novem ber. The yieldis much better than was anticipated and will come within ten per cent, of last year's crop. The staple will be much better. About three fourths of the. crop has already been gath ered. ' .i. -s. i iiJ; i .. J Georgia The crop prospects haye imJ proved greatly during the past few weeks, and it is now believed the crop will be as great as lat year's. , Two-thirds of the crop is gathered. Cotton is being marketed slowly. . , ' , : .. LJ, .;;-,-: Louisiana Rains have fallen during the past week, which will injure the cot ton considerably in the field. The weather has been cool and there have been several frosts. The farmers are backward in pre paring the staple, very little of which has been marketed. It is estimated that three fourths of the crop has been gathered. If tbe present bad weather continues the crop will be greatly injured. : ; '; ; . Mississippi Rains have fallen through out the State, doing, however, very little damage to cotton. Some damage has been done by worms. Eighty per cent, of the crop has been picked. - The yield will be about 75 per cent, of the crop of last year. Tennessee Seventy per cent, of the crop has been gathered. The yield as it is now estimated will be 40 per cent, less than that of last year. The season still continues favorable for picking, which will be finished at a ranch earlier date than last year. Important to Executors, &c. The laws of North Carolina require every executor and administrator to 4taks and subscribe an oath or, affirmation, be fore the Judge oi Probate, that he will faithfully and honestly discharge the duties of his trust,' (See Battle's Revisal, chap. 45, sec. 15,) and among these duties that every executor and admit.istrator Swears to discharge is, that he must 'noti fy all persons having claims against the decedent to exhibit the same to such execu tor or administrator at or before a day to be named in such notice,' (See Battle's Revisal, chap. 45, sec. 45,) and by an act of the last Legislature this notice must be published in a newspaper of the county, if there be any. So that every . executor or administrator who fails to publish this notice, as required by law, violates his oath. We call attention to this matter in order that executors and administrators may know the law and not ignorantly violate their oaths. Not only' do exeoutors and administra tors violate their oaths if they neglect to publish the notice to creditors, as required. by law, but they .also render themselves pecuniarily liable. If an executor or ad-r ministrator is sued on a claim, even when many years have elapsed since his quali fication, he cannot have the benefit of the statute of limitations unless he is able to prove that he has published this notice as the law requires. This very point was decided at the last term of our Supreme Court. In reading the last volume of our State Supreme Court Reports (just issued) we find the case of Cox vs. Cox,, from Randolph county, where .the . Court ex pressly says, 'For an executor or adminis trator to make out . his defence of the statute of limitations he must show that he has advertised as -required by law.' If, therefore, executors and administrators wish to protect themselves from pecuniary loss, as well as to disch.arrre their sworn duty, they should advertise according to law. Postal Money Orders Uncalled For. Very few persons are aware ol the im mense sum ot money that is now in the lreasury, credited to the Postmaster General, in the shape of the accumula lions from money-orders unpaid from nil the postoffiurs of the United States, since the pOftal money-order system was begun in the year 1863. The total amounts to $1,750,000, of which nearly one-half was accumulated in the New York posioffiee trom orders made payable in Washington. With a little reflection the intelligent mind can readily understand how it has been that so much money tent on postal money- orders was never called for and therefore never reached its destination. The causes are various removals from one city or place to another, misdirections, deaths, ignorance on the part of the sender in fail ing to send the order on which the money is to be drawn, etc. Whenever it is possible to do so, the money is sent to the owners by the authorities, who make every endeavor to discover their addresses; but, as may well be imagined, this cannot always be successfully accomplished. The result has been the accumulation of $1,750, 000, averaging about $100,000 per year since the money-order system went into operatiou. What will be done with it? Certificate Lost. Application will be made to the proper officers of the Atlantic, Tennessee & Ohio Railroad Com pany, in North Carolina for the re-issue of cer tificate No. 45, for four (4) shares of the capital stock of said company, which has been lost or mislaid. W. C. KERR Oct. 21, 1881. 2m Certificate Lost. Application will be made to the proper officers of the Atlantic, Tennessee & Ohio railroad Com pany, in Norlh Carolina, for the re-issue of cer tificate No. 378, for six (6) shares of the capital stock of said company, which has been iost or mislaid. E. NYE HUTCIIISON. Oct 21, 1881. : 2m GREAT SALE OF DRY GOODS, READY MADE CLOTHING, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Trunks, Carpets, Gents' Furnishing Goods, &c, regard less of cost, to close business by January 1, 1882. Having concluded to return to the Eastern part of the Stale, and to avoid packing and ship ping our goods, we have resolved to give the public the benefit to purchase our entire stock at prices never before know in Charlotte. Our goods are all new and Desirable, having bought a complete new stock this season. Don't fail to call early and secure the Best Bargains. as this is positively a boca fide Closing Out Sale. ti j-. . , . . - Three new Sliver Plated Mansard Show Cases, One No. 7 Mosle.'a Fire Proof . Safe, Oue Hand some Mirror, Five Iron Stools and Four Folding Awnings, for sale cheap. ' H, MORRIS & BROS.' Oct. 21, 1881. ' TORRENCE & BAILEY, "j College Street t Charlotte, N. C, Commission Merchants, Handle Grain, Flour. Bran, &cv Cotton stored and sold. , .. Oct. 7, 1881. : : 6m. . - , OREPAUGH'S IN CHARLOTTE: ON 20 Trained COMING TOOHARLOTTE i. i Friday. November 4; nfn: is -oU , u i j; . ' y :;!t r -;.'' . And 12 ,000 people, coming to see them. --: -t ii 9 -. " r - . . vn tfnDlTUJlIlft. Annrn to 17th Annual Tour t . , , . . ' Of .the greatest J I FOREPAUGH SHOW; Alway 8 under one management never obliged to "combine," or change ownership- positively represents a greater cash investment, originates; owns and exhibits more novelties,, has more and better performers, more rare animals, more of every thing in the world of show than: any and. all other exhibitions, single or combined, and now. as in the past, is the V.'. Largest Tented Exhibition in the World. 11 - 1 ' -. " : . j":Will exhibit, afternoon and evening at i ': ; '' " ... .. .. -.... , .... . . : : , , CHARLOTTE .. -, ... - - T TTT.f! ?S T S! Friday, Everything fresh for this season. Millions expended for a single holiday ; .the . new i world's ;;hf;wiU b;:i: tiJii wonder, ' OA TTno-o TA-tf t-? And the ' ... : . - - - Circus Mammoth Menagerie, Trained Wild Beast Show; and World's Tfair Gathering orEarthVXiviug wonders. Just added , , . . . . . i s ' : : ; 22 Trained Reason-Gifted Stallions, V I ;!f. vi . Z . Trick Horses and Ponies. 'All Europe swept of its attractions. . Engagement there, first appear ance here of the Old World's latest surprising sensation, the great . SELBINI & VILLION TROUPE . ..... z. ' ' . "' vc.:,S Gymnastic They Turn Somersaults from Shoulder to Shoulder, Stand Each upon the Others' Head, 3 Rest ing on the Wheelman, and 2, 3 and 4 Form Pyramids, and Engage in Juggling and all manner of Surprising Acts. All done upon Bicycles dashing around the Ring at a 20-Mile Speed. The World Amazed, at the miraculous feats of these recVess Joi 1 J- Riders of the Rubber-Hoofed Steed. r ZUILA, the female Blondio, at each exhibition, ' 'V V Y' : ' Wheeling her Ddby across a f , ... ... Riding a Velocipede, and crossing blindfolded Blown from a Canron. All Europe's Greatest Riders in the Circus in 2 Rings. TRAINED Performing Lions, Tigers, and other animals. of Rare Animals and Birds. : . Every forenoon ol exhibition day, the ODEA TEST, GRANDEST PA QEANT Ever beheld upon the streets of an American LALLA Illustrating her departure from Delhi. , ."'How produced for the first time In America. - $200,000 ex pended for this marvelous, moving panorama of beauty;' wealth and grandeur, in addition to the. , ;, . . GRAND DRESS PARADE 1 And review of all the resources nf the Great Forepaugh Show, 'making the longest,' largest, most lavisn Bgeclacular street pageant ever made Dy children half price. Exhibitions aXrexnoou and evening at usual hours. Arenic Chairs Prome nade Concerts one hour before commencing, by the two great Bands. M " t'.J - " t . . ...... x . , ; QT Special rednced excursion rateabn all Railway. cciiB "i'dhmil -iot'iS' -'! -J. !S-J 1 ' h-) L '-ADAM; POREPAUGH, Propnetor.--; Oct 28, 1881. COMING. -00- NOVEMBER 4th. 1881. -oo- Elephants i . 1 '- i i " ( ..... . - . . i ;' si ;i of all, the Great '' ,'...t A Nov. 4.o u t4 - iJt. JL JLJtJ - .V vm i n cr -Cloned Vita I' 4 only , Colossal i in 2 Rings. ' r.-l " L 'I f v 3 rr ':; i . :; n DnilKIll-f rrnn'rt T V nicorn, in the Great Forepaugh Show. Bicyclers. I':' ; Inch Wire, 100 Feet in Mid-Air . ' ' ' ; ,3 the same high wire. LOYAL, the Man-Meteor,. A. II it GIRAFFES,, j jZ xoryi,y. Bible Behemoth, Unicorn, Sea Lions, a Wilderness a ' . ' j r ii -fj.j t. ,. t '. , .-. -; city ; 'the beautiful Oriental Romance of ROOKH. "S.I I any show In the Universe. Admission as usu&i AIAM;P:pREPAlJGHJii.i Manager. 1 '-:--X K.-ISri'S