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HOME AND DEMOCRAT.
, awugiug tuem 01 ouenceB
J. P. STRONG, Editor and Proprietor.
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
Friday, December 9, 1881.
The President's Message.
President Arthur sent his First Mes
sage to Congress on Tuesday last. A
N. G. Supreme Court Decisions.
The following Opinions were delivered
on Monday last :
Bank of Statesville vs. "W. G. Bogle,
from Iredell no error ; judgment af-
against the United Sta ten. T have on. I
joined upon the officials who are chareed 11 18 aPParent from the cro8s examina-
hu me con a act oi the cases on the part 1 u U1 ""'teau, as wen as in me opening
of the government and upon the eminent speech of Col. Corkhill, that the prosecu-
counsel who, before my accession to the tion iutend to show, if possible, that the
?I?l?h?ilo$!ni assassin in firing the fatal shot was more
o uubjr wi prosecuting witn tne utmost , , . T. . ,
vigor ot law all persons who may be found moved y vindictiveness and revenge
chargeable with frauds upon the postal tnan DJ any "inspiration." It has already
service." been established that the conception of
The views expressed on the Indian the idea of murder occurred just about
question cannot fail to meet the approba-1 the time the Presideut, wearied ofGui-
tinn rf oil nlin K n . U . I : r:
lover,, nnrlinn of it. ia AanteA . e " "" o tuo B uuujr.i.g peraiBLeuutf, gave lliiu lu
i ill::; L ::!: lh0ght' They are . ly Understand that he would not listen toi
f'.v. i. m . T ii . pursued, will tend to effect a desirable him. That the assassin is of a malignant, error ; iudsment affirmed. nathy's on the Tuckasegee Ford road to
osition, has been shown I Commissioners of Forsyth county, from J the Kozzell's Ferry road, at or near John
tt; ,i,n(10 a Davidson; no error; further proceedings razier s, was received, and the trustees
ms abase and, ' ' I nr i.nnn nMi, ;i t n-i, ,..
The Mecklenburg County Commission
ers held their monthly meeting this week.
The following ia a sketch of the business
It was ordered that S. E. Linton. Thos.
State vs. Alexander Morrison, from I Grier and T. L. Alexander be appointed a
Cabarrus; no error ; judgment affirmed. committee to value for taxation, the pro
Jones, Gaskill & Co., from Rowan ; no perty known as the Adams Mining and
error; judgment affirmed. Reduction Works, near the city of
P. Ai. Torrence vs. J. P. Alexander et Charlotte, and report to the board on
als, from Mecklenburg; error; new trial, or before the first Monday in January
State vs. William Taylor, from Burke ; next.
no error; judgment affirmed. The report of the jory appointed to lay
State vs. J. It. Martin, from Burke : no on a roaa irom near ur. Esamuel Aber
ion ot the late Centennial celebration at u .u- j , .......
v i.r. w i . u . ",atu'u ai change in this vexed question and are in vindictive disp
Yorktowu, that a salute bo given to the ,n,j :,, ,A ur i
t i a' . . , . accord with those of the "Ladies Treaty upon several oc
British flag, as a recognition of the 8ym-Tr , , ,
no hv inn anrrnm nv nonaanl V I A 1 -
e organized an no doubt, slanderous accusation against
Alexander & Wilson vs. John Robinson, ships were notified to assign hands to that
Britain at the national bereavement H aP80c,ation and is8ued Peltions to be sign- his former wife, because she was called to fr0m Mecklenburg ; rror ; judgment modi- road.
' . . . 8 ed by the citizens and presented to Con- testify for the government, furnished an fied and affirmed. J. D. Sloan, of
views on taxation, which he realizes are gre88 during itg nt The mu8tralion cf the revengeful spirit within G. W. Long vs. Jank of Yancey ville, was appointed cons
u.-.,, --- -w uITOle Indians should receive the protection and him. He threatened if his wife was put
part of wisdom to reduce the revenue, be amenable to the law; allotted a reason- on the stand to riP up her character."
even if we delay the payment of the debt, .ui e i j 3 cs fnu- n i
from Alamance ; error; judgment reversed
and further proceedings directed.
We extract such parts as refer to sub
jects in which the public generally are in
terested. In regard to taxation and rev
enue, the President says:
Synopsis of N. G. Supreme Court Decisions.
Fall Term, 1881.
Bacon vs. Berry. 1. A demurrer to a
complaint ia a proceeding for account and
Berry hill township.
constable in place of W.
D. Clanton who was elected and failed to
J. C. Long & Co., petitioned the
board for a license to retail liquor in the
city of Charlotte. The petition was re
fused. M. E. Alevander, sheriff, was allowed
jail fees for November, $206.65.
J no. A. Young clerk of the Inferior
patent and for their own protection, made and his testimony was a disappointment
inaliendable for twenty-five years. It is to the defence, as he closed his evidence
believed that many would be induced to by saying: "He thought Guiteau of illy
sever their tribal relations and cncracrB in balanced mind, but never discovered anv-
4In view, however, of the heavv load of a(rri.nini-oi aa ,i: ;ri;.ota kq rtr.M n ;at;n.,;0h settlement which assigns as cause that a rinpt. " ' aiirtwo 0ta. ni ;
taxation, which our people have alreadv u r i. u i. j if r rrn r .i certain justice's judgment was dormant .nrPPj innlvpi.t Statu t nnW
borne, we may well consider whether it i. e fact that their hunting days are over- right from wrong." The sister of the and ntii hid no right to have rf id Swt
not the part of wisdom to reduce there- anJ tbeir best interest is to conform to the prisoner was quite excited on hearing this, the same docketed in the Superior Court, A. F. Yandle turned over to the board
venues, even it we delay a little the pay-1 iaw A imerai apportionment lor tne sup-1 ana in tones aisiinciiy caugui oy me re- i is lnsumcient, on me grounu onrreievau
ment of the debt. It seems to me that the port of Indian schools,as there is an urgent porters said : "He has periurcd himself, cy to defeat plaintiffs action.
time has arrived when the oeonle mav I i e u. Lin ; n ,u v q. 2. 1 he statute ot limitations, relied on
justly demand some relief from their pres- v. J v: -.m t.,.:a t..: u.. a3 a defense, must be pleaded in the an-
ent onerous burdens; and that by due ' B cu ureu" Wa v,a.iCU, swer, and rnot set up by demurrer,
economv in the various branches of thP The necessity of stringent legislature ing about the prisoner.
. . . . . I r ju -m I m mi i i . . 1 I fti 4 T i mi !
public service this may readily be effected. ior tne suppression ot polygamy is urged ine jury win nave to oe experts inera- otaie vs. iveaves. 1. iue superiur, iu- J. R. Er win, clerk of the Superior court,
I therefore concur with the Secretary in and the propriety of so modifying the law, selves to decide the momentous question ferior and criminal courts have jurisd.ic' tendered his official bond in the sum of
J : . i i ii". ii - - - i tiAn a o Attanoaa rwr n aruAt ovo n diva in- . v - . .
recommeuuuig me aooiiuon oi an internal matn ; cnmnfttfint fnr ft w;fft tn ,PB1;ftf nf 8ano or insane. The end a near lor it I " .v yv-f " ..-j- i $10,000 with r. Lee Jiirwin. 1. J. Jrrice. M.
$78.27, net proceeds from the sale of cot-
tod raised on the poor house lands. A.' F.
Yandle was re-elected superintendent of
the poor house for 1882, with a salary of
f 365, he to furnish two horses and two
revenue taxes, except those upon tobacco 7. , , , , fc , , . , . nsaicuon is given io jusuue, n eome jub- p p VVm Maxwell and Thos Grier
' - ' - " - r"" " 7 . I o nro in at hoi- hiighaml- a norann an omnwinn I ia not. litpW lh r.InsmT !irfriiment Willi.- . 1 1 M : - - .1 f...iU.:. A' ic6"luJ) ti ui, uiawcil auu XUUB, uncr
ana its various lorms, and upon distilled - r- ---- rt j , . e BI1! wn" a9 iustified sureties.
spirits and lermented liquors ; and except, a """""K8 Buau uu rwlulieu lu U,B a uer' coramissiou nave pruueeueu iu cugui- M E Alexander, sheriff, tendered his
also, the special tax upon the manufac- tificate, enacting stringent penalties for a - zance of the same (act of 1881, chapter 1 bond in the sum of '$10,000, with
turers ana dealers m such articles. The neelecL or refusal so to do. It recom- auuu" WJe -"iiiiuii uclCga auu a w.D P.,?uuU " 's; h T. Khvne and A. G. Trotter as sure
retention of the latter tax is rleairahlo on i . i i i i- i i i I in r!nnorreoa fifmild retain hi seat. l of 1 any
& 1 . . : UhS six months, obiection to the iarisdic-
to tne iJiorraon -v tf . rtfjr
t inn miiar. nf laicpn n t
... . ... - I nanaa I ivitA nqa hie aoor QQ o rtumrTQ t a I i .
prevention of fraud. I agree with the tbe Southern states, where the changed ra,aT A" , V j r upon plea 01 not guilty.
auoraing tne omcers o the government a . , , . , trt 0,nnot;rtn oaf.:a11 : the greatest importance
.. . vw...... I - . - ,.
proper supervision of these articles for the
uon must oe Ken as maner ui uciubc tendered his official bond in the Bnm of
I c nnn M, f n : J n T T?--
Seeretarvnf the Trp.nr tht tno low ftnn.litim, nf the nnlm-ed ennle mate if. im. irom u tan, Deen couiesiea, ana as onen 2. Although on trial ot indictment lor ',:.,
imnnsino- a nturnn tar nnnn motion -t,.. , retained, and the tact that the Mormons assault with intent to commit rape me o Tii,
prietoryarticles playing cards checks and document touching upon every topic of have a delegate in Congress is a strong J";" ficial bond for the Safe keeping of the
drafts, may, with propriety, be changed; , ,,,.. point, as it gives them a certain recogni- f"' county school fund in the sum of $15,000,
and the law also by which banks and " Kion under the United States laws, and J"" Jr
bankers are assesssd upon their capital ieu vltJW UI getuug ouence m none u not m . , . ... , , ijuunuiCu. UPU" M. Orr as euret
and deposits. There seems to be a meeting the approval of all. carnes win 16 an aumissiou vuao iu guy
general sentiment in favor of this I mm - eminent is not hostile to the sect. It is
Commissioner of Internal Revenue. Mr. an acknowledged fact by all, that Cannon
Mb. John J. Black wood, formerly of this city,
died suddenly in Greenville, 8. C. on Sunday
evening last of heart disease. He had been to
church in the morning, and In the evening
was prostrated and died with an affection which
' " Of Pcrcon-1 Prcrrrtj.
Having duly qaali5ed as Afici!itrati-3cf tie
estate ot the late J&tnes I. Grier, we v,v.i r !, en
Wednesday the 28th day of December, : 1, ft
the residence ef the late intestate, in '.' 1 C. x
Township, the following describe..! I'tu. l
had troubled him for a few years past As an Hor8e,3 head of CatUe. about 800 bushels of
experienced financier and a man of integrity and corn, about 75 bushela of Wheat, 2 good Wagons,
moral rectitude, Mr. Blackwood stood in the 1 good Buggy, a lot of Oats and Provender,
front rank of hw day. Thirty-six years ago he was Fanning Utensils, about 1500 Ids. of Porta lot
- a. o . !wssss,J?tL rr i
Carolina at Charlotte ; then he went to Hamburg, Plantation, and about 3 bales of Cotton.
S. C, and served as Cashier of the Bank of flam- Terms made known on day of sale,
burg ; then returned to this city as President of thO A P. ORDER, fl
the Bank of Charlotte; and since the war was AdiniLtor
uasnier oi tne national Bank or Greenville, 8. 1 Deed, 1881. 8wpd.
u., until ms ieehie health required him to discon
tinue active life. In all positions and in all rela
tions of life he was devoted and true, and had
the full confidence of his fellow-citizens. At
the time of his death he was about 70 years old.
His remains were brought to the residence of his
son-in-law in this city (Col. R. M. Oates) on
Tuesday morning last, and the funeral services
took place in the First Presbyterian Church,
attended by a large number of our citizens. The
following gentlemen acted as Pall Bearers : W.
R. Myers, A. G. Brenizer, John L. Brown, John
H. McAden, M. P. Pegram, Frank Coxe and W. j
J. Yates. Mr. Blackwood was a member of the i
Presbyterian Church, and he was indeed, and in
truth, a consistent church member and a Disciple
of the Saviour who always set a good example
to mankind. Honor to the good man's memory
and peace to his ashes. Y.
Having this day qualified as the - Administra
tors of the estate of J. L. Grier, deceased, all per
sons having claims against said estate are hereby
notified to present the same for payment to the
undersigned, on or before the 10th day of Dec,
1882, or this notice will be plead in bar of a re
covery. THOS. P. GRIER,
J. WALTER POTTS,
Administrators of J. L. Grier.
Dec.5, 1881. 6wpd.
Your Last Chance !
Our business will be positively closed by
January 1st, 1882, and in order to dispose of the
balance of our Stock daring this month, we have
concluded to offer Great Sacrifices. Do not fail
to take advantage of this important sale. We
offer extraordinary bargains in
Boys and Hen's Clothing.
A hot stove pipe, at the Atlantic, Tennessee &
Ohio Depot, caused an alarm of fire. No damage
The U. S. Diatrict Court for the Western N C.
District, will meet in this city on Monday next,
Judge Dick presiding. The list of Jurors have
heretofore been published in this paper.
Me. John W. Wadsworth of this city, was one
of the three Delegates from this county to the At
lanta Exposition, appointed by Gov. Jarvis. The
names of the other two delegates are not known.
A. L. McManus, formerly of Union county,
who was convicted of bigamy and sentenced to
the Penitentary, has been pardoned by Gov. Jar
vis and set free,.
For sale atmv residence one Crimson
Parlor SeLOne Walnut Bed-room Set, One
Handsome Walnut 8ideboard, Two Poplar Bed
room Sets, Centre Tables, and general household
furniture. Possession given at once. -
Dec 9, 1881.
H. MORRIS & BROS.
And Varied Stock
CHRISTMAS AND HOLIDAY GOODS
TIDDTS Book Stow.
Dec. 9, 1881.
Trees for Delivery.
NnrK whites were buried in Elmwood Ceme- My trees are now ready for delivery, opposite
tery during tne montn ox .November o adults I Mr. Allen cruse's residence, on Tryon street, oe
In the present condition of our revenues
the lax upon deposits is especially unjust.
It was never imposed in this country until
the subordinate misdemeanor.
Green B. Raum, is desirous of reforming retained his seat through the lavish dis
the civil service of the United States. He tribution of Mormon gold, and it now re-
it was demanded bv the necessities of war. makes onlv ten recommendations in his mains to be seen na perjuier ana con-
State vs. Clarke. One who fails to get
license to carry on a trade, &c, is guilty
of a misdemeanor under section 32, sched
ule B, of the revenue act of 1879, punish
able by a fine not exceeding $20, or irapris-
S. . Belk, treasurer, also tendered his
official bond for the safe keeping of the
county fund in the sum of $35,000, with R.
I . . - I 3? J J -
and was never exacted, I believe, in any report the most interesting isla9t. "Tenth fessed polygamic will be allowed to re- onmeni not exoeeaingau aayb, auu peu-
otner country, even in its greatest exigen- c,An,.j;n0ffl nffiniira iQa a,l main in our legislative halls. A oavan- j , , .. , . , rr
cies. Banks are ren aired io secure their " J I u - , f . be recovered Dy tne snerm oeiore a jus
,;nut;ftn Urr ..i u: -.oo,,- ees, retired without fault alter a service ot " tice And
"The contest between Cannon, the Mormon,
UJ ""S'"K wimtue ticaouicx i ... . i u
of the United States bonds of the general wur years, to receive retiring pay equal to writing tu buu,,, ayo
government, the interest upon these bonds one month's pay for each year, and pro
which at the time when the tax was im- rata for each fraction of a year." What
posed was 6 per cent., is now in most in- Mr Raum can8 reliring pay," is simply
stances 3 per cent., besides the entire . , . 0 J ' .
circulation was originally limited by law a Pulsion. The appetite for office m this
and no increase was allowable. When the country is great enough already. No re-
existing banks had practically a tnonoply tiring pay is needed to attract applicants fore Mormon gold has been too much for the
ot business there was torce in the sug
tion for the franchise to the favored gra
in 6uch case the Superior Court
and 3 children. In Pinewood Cemetery 18 col
ored persons were buried during the same month
4 adults and 14 children.
The suggestion of a Policeman, that boys !
V Mp. Aden. J. H. McAden. H. G. Snrinos. Bhould kePl athome at night by their parents,
W. R. Myers, D. W. Oates and R. M. Oates is an important one. It is indeed strange that
as sureties I anv Parent white or black, should let their child
W. N. Alexander, coroner, tendered run out on the Streets after dark. The Peniten
his official bond in the sum of $2,000, tiary and Gallows is supplied with such persons,
with T? S WhltP anrl T. TC RalmnnHa
I Miss Alexander had her smoke house entered
tween 5th and 6th. A fine lot of Trees, Plants,
Flowers and Flower Seed on hand. Anything
in my line furnished on short notice.
T. W. SPARROW,
Dec. 9, 1881. - Charlotte, N. 0.
OUR SECOND STOCK
This season has just been received, and we ask a
thorough examination of the same before yon
make your purchases. We will, at the very low
est market prices, satisfy all your wants in
t. ' a0a w M.Kiu,;rt l,. mA on Sunday night by thieves, but failing to secure Tickings, Calicoes Ginghams, Cotton and Woolen
inrifldiction of the misdemeanor under " ,u , r""" i nv hnntv tnrnpd their Attention t Mr. Thnm Flannels, Table Damask and wapwns, uress
J Y r i qoi n aaa Sf ota va 01 a petition ior tne opening oi anew roaa "" , JTT Goods and Trimmings, Buttons. Hos ery, Uioves,
av.u i '',""r - fI0m the old Statesville plank road on the - Ju" 1U luc Aieianuer, valises, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes and Clothing.
and Campbell, the Gentile, for the Utah terri- T?oavPB . , unrn hnt. th nnnishment ranst - I ,, ti i, u,
torial delegate seat in the House, will be an im- " ' f ' tu" S " Ik u Biae ol tne lana OI Ano9- .ougiass ri , h-v
portant feiture of the coming session of Congress. yB' h,cov',,u j to Rnmple's gin house on the Cabarrus, or compensation lortne amount oi lanor dj nVat a CTeatsMrifice,
ii win unug piuuiiucunj iu me yuuuu uuiiw mc i i jyini ijrove roaa near tne lanos oi J3.award i f11"1"1"
subject of Mormonism and its hellish practices. TjftW:a an(i others.
It will induce agitation on tne suDject, ana may bternberger vs. Hawley. -The decision T Vo.,i i f ruua anj Tnn v n lcommdicated.
be it will result in something practical Hereto- f j d b j ith t chambers or a,, JV m' niie ana J . ' Mr. Editob :-Is it right or fair to locate the
'fj I k' F"j .v.v.v. vy uw.uv jure jiiuiujuu gum u8 uccu iw uxuvu iui . . t l . n( ,l finffif PTi- " ITt...v - w..w.v. . uraaea ocnooi oi i ii is ci iv &i tne iar-on corner
ges- to Washington. We are opposed to any Congressman and for the general run of news- in term upon ine question o. ine suinuieu tne county for 1882. of the First Ward ? If we are to have a "Graded
Fan- asningion. e aie opposeu lu a y im nt eatu f Cannon. cy of an indemnity bond executed m com- p f j McCain wa9 auowed a month- School" why not give the children in all sections
We have a large lot of Cloaks that we are
nirnnui n lciiiiiuv inane uluc nviii iuwiv 'a m r rt i nn tuqt nr i wxt u ii u ii iwwiiiii iPi -fin i v n nnnni ur i r ri n iu nri t-i r i u ik .i ruv i u iw msiimi- - - - . . - . s.vkAAndK aK a a - m k. A
The goverenment might very pro- 7 ? , i:: tm 7, r"uw' V"'. 7- ""VT ly salary ot S81.25 as principal ot the "3 1. JlVVi "5
.. rtr-rtnia.:,,,. v.i.t fM. I defriraoie vnan n aoes ax. present. v. v,. j : vr I on appeai: no notice is requireu iu ri,.init0 i.i oAnnl tuuuim w u uu ou h uub uu uc iuuuvcu
exact a tax on c rculation, but for . , . ago he has sworn, during his several terms in the FF j . T , -nnHndprl hv the Charlotte graded school. to attend the School it is not right to require
thesjstemhas been tree and the r , , ... House, that he had not and does not live in ipoiy- a.A I them to go from one end of the city to the other,
unt of circulation regulated by the A eisn woserver oi tue tu, gamy, mat a man snoum nve in polygamy is a , 1 3 j . , . . I Mecklenburg School Committeemen. many of whom are thinly clad and not well pre-
nrlm.inrl Tim rpioni.inn nfihu tor a,.v .Trvi. rpnlip. iif. Infrt.h tn Senator ieg oar to nis noiaiDg a seat in congress or UJr ineuouu luuearuveu. memm- ... . . pared for cold, bad weather. The present loca-
Wesell the beat Corset in the world; if it
breaks with six months' ordinary wear we will
give you ten dollar. Ask for . .'" '
Warner's Coraline Corset.
We have a bargain counter for Dress Goods
on which will be found goods at 25 cents per
yard worth 50 cents. An examination of our
Stock will convince you that all we say is true. ,
- '"fo"" IVJ TTnitPri Stftt.es office. In takinfr teatimonv for the 1 anA iU vorr.;a Aanro.
Vance's letter or address to the people contest before the House, Campbell told Cannon t:onarv
vi;av. I that if he did not admit under oath that he was I J '
rLC" . "w" ""'T living with plural wives he would subptena all Knieht vs. Houahtallintr. 1. Where
Senator V ance's address, we cannot puD- Df his wives and all of his children old enough ,v, io uf tv" VQt;,. 0
" I ... I .1 .U 4. .U. .1 O I VUI "
would certainly Beem proper to require sn uov. .jarvis letter, xne iovei nor bone and fle8h In order to avoid his ten contract to purchase land was pro
the national banks to uav the amount of thinks that Senator V ance has "misreDre- snHiniai rpeiatinn nnnnn nrimitted nndproath cured bv fraudulent representations, it is
has been suggested as a measure of reim-r
bnrsiug the government for the expense
of printing and furnishing the circulating
notes. It the tax should be repealed it
The Board of Commissioners, at their meeting
this week, appointed the following persons
School Committeemen in the various Districts of
this county :
Charlotte Township Josiah Asbury, E Nye
Hutchison, Jno E Brown.
tion is not fair to all tax-payers nor to the poor
children in distant sections of the city. Please
call the attention of the School Committee to the
matter, and ask for a central location or a School
in each Ward. T. r.
Tiib annual report of Secretary of the
Dec. 9, 1881.
T. L. SEIGLE & CO.
1,200 Acres of Valuable Lands.
such expense to the comptroller of the 8ened and unjustly criticised" his con- that his life was polygamous. Although the cir- competent to show, in a court administer
currency. -,, ' ,.a wofitorn xr r R,;i,ft!l(l cumstances of the case may not admit cf Camp- iDg both law and equity, the accompaning
t i , , . ii i .u duct in the Western JN. Kail road bell s beinsr given the seat, the evidence is such j j i
It is perhaps debatable whether the im- . . J"?" 8.J ! IT l an acts and declarations ot the parties dehon
Br virtue of a decree of the Superior Court of
the county of Mecklenburg, we will sell at Pub
lic Auction, at the Court House door in the city
Berryhill Township District No. 5. W S Her- I Navy, Hunt, says that the condition of the
. ' w w J n ot I navy imperatively demands the prompt of Charlotte, on Monday the 16th day of Jannarf.
that it cannot but be in all morality, decency and auLS au.u. uwu,"lwus Ul. lue P'"'"33 ""r""'0 Mitchell, J B Clark, Wm Bigham. JNo. 8, C li and earnest attention ot Congress. Unless iTZvi wwTa. j
. 9 .1 tho virri t i ti it o a ill naTra iitirr ann Tnwm i riir k. ' i n w amrni i i i ma n ri u n anm ........ i J t ,.
law mat uannon win oe unseatea. in mis con- " V""S! .---..B - "".f ''T a""' 3 some action is taken in its behalf it must The Home Place, 4 miles from the city of
npftinn it mav he stated that at least a small nart of the transaction. 1 Cathey, M A Wilson. Leroy Suggs. 1 ..... . . . I L,tt It:- t'.IJt!!:
The Rev. Mr. Crowley, former man- hint of President Arthur's message-despite his o. Where such instrument and declara- fitl oPekNo. 10. J M Strong. R A Grier. 80on dwindle into insignificance. wiTk . i., ZlSJl Vt"
aeer of the Shepherd's Fold. New York, reticence and guardianship of the important tionfJ are dul in eviaence, it is competent S W Reid. No. 11, S W Crowell, Jno M Byrum, " TTT . Barns and other improvements. -
; a rA Ain .,:. fnr 7 to ask a witness to the transaction who Kobt Freeman. No. 12, Joseph Boyd. , Chas uff- A ruling elder having Deen made The AUen Place. contains267 acres, is 4 miles
w vmw - - f f Q I A VOVllUVU V. A Utf A wvvsv w
k,. ....to;. o.,o A.,a a section or his message to tne question oi poiy- was vo u
F ,,,., r gamy. He will not enlarge upon the subject, but I sion of th
v - -r j , ms rcuiiiB.a wm uc nuii-uijguu,, necessarily tne statement ot an opinion or " tTt"' Vt,:s. r T w " tn the innovation. A case lor annea
ask whv was this innocent man found character tnat lormonism cannnano comioo . - f f y V X " S-' l nn for tb- nrt. fln Aral A ftm. about the same distance from the City.
soon be made without material diminution ,iilt.v and nlarl in iail. TT asks if the T " i -.1 Ti" ..... iomont 3. It is also comnetent to show that DeArmond. J Walker Kirknatrick. No. 17. W A I Vilv nf the Snnthrn Presbvterian cbnrnh. . AneWllson nace.on Uie lawyers road, 0 miles
- . vmm.m. f- w . - I v I CZL L DU Ul EC UO JCl lUOH uui inib uuiauivuivv I - L I Z . : . . I J " - , 1 rAm f he vlnff a AAntaini aavam
of the revenue. nl t ciw tl.at th ohUAron Haves did. but the influence of his recommenda- other articles were sold at the same time Griffith, Q R White, S H Elliott. mm-.mmm : I rpva n,mi n..
The tariff laws also need revision but , t. , . . - A tion will have to be very small indeed if it does with the lands and the price thereof in-
that a due regard may be paid to the ---- "j eluded in the same consideration, as bear-
contlicung interests ot our citizens, im- uucpuclu 1UIU- "c 3aJ . ing on the question ot traud, and indicat
mediate reduction ot the rate of taxation
upon liquors and tobacco is advisable, es
pecially in veiw of the drain upon the
treasury which must attend the payment
of arrears of pensions. A comparison,
however, of the amount of taxes collected
under the varying acts ot taxation, which
have at different times prevailed, suggests
the intimation that some economy may
ay the expenses of giving posses- ZTlT St 1 moderator of the Greenbrier Presby tery, xrom me cuy
eland; his answer will not be HharonNo 14 ralin Reid T w . the Synod of Virginia has taken exception The Wynens Place, on the Potter road, con-
1 will I tains 133 acres, adjoins the Home Place and is
portant changes should be made with the facts proved exonerates him from all Pennsylvania iude has struck a I ing the inducements held out by the ven-
caution. it a careiui revision cannoi i hlimp hut. it. is evident the little bnnv l a j : ui I aors io anect ine iraae.
. i . .i . . i neavy anu iuut uauiaiiisj uiuw it uuun- T , . ., , , . , -
be made at this session a commission r u i tn;aunA t . :.. . . . .? . , 4. It being: alleged by the deten
such as was lately approved bv the ,UUB,:" W1 UB" ."""T """.rr"? "lluny id that State. The city ot h h re . ledb the ,ai
Spnat anl i, nnW rpcnnmpn,l,n hv the ne seea Plnl!nS w mm as tne arcn neno, phnaael Dhia .it is well known , is the ban- into the nurchase of said land bv
Providence No. 18. R C Bell. Henry Bryant.
J T Kell. No. 19, Q C Morris, W M Matthews,
Julius Grier. No. 20, Eli C Grier. E A McKee,
B P Kuykendal. No. 21, Jas Reid, J B William
son, A Squires. No. 22, J O Alexander, Jno L
Rea, W H Downs.
Clear Creek No. 23, T A Jerome, H N Beaver,
E C Stilwell. No. 24, A C .Flow, J W Swarin
gen, J A Houston. No. 25, C P Mungo, T 8 El-
TIia Rrnmlir Pluv nn Raaitw C.rajAir t mlliu
The spot where the late President fell I from Charlotte, contains 97W acres. ' '
when the assassin Gniteaa shot him down, We will also sell a finable Gold Mine, in
u. u v v.. .ui ' 5nion near Matthews', known as the
uas vvvu uiar&eu uy a uiuruie bauicb. iu Henry fhlier Aline.
shooting occurred in the waiting room at
the Baltimore depot in Washington. The
following describes the tablet:
It is of American statuary marble, and con-
secretary of the treasurv. would doubtless who tortured, starved and nearly iroze npr cr noHtical rascality, and that and fraudulent representations as to its liDgton, D A Johnston. No. 26, R L Long, L W aists of a sill resting upon two corbie, outside of
lighten the labors of Congress whenever the Door friendless orphans, committed to Lu k.doo 1,0, anl,;ou,l tV, area, advantages of situation, etc.. it is Miller, J C Carter. which are two pilasters representing the axe and
O CD & I bUCIC VUICI woowo J l v . vx. fcMy w , m . - I .
. 1 " . 1 i V -11 I. 1 1. t . ! i . I . . ,. ....I'll I AAmnnn. 4 ahAm t 1. rt t r. hnnHKill nrad I rfi V 1 1 rfh a 1H
this subject shall be brought to its con
The report of the Secretary of War,
suggesting an increase of the array of en
listed men, without adding to the num
ber of officers, the President recommends
legislation necessary to increase the num
ber to 30,000. This he deems necessary
to maintain quietude on our ever shifting
frontier; the army is necessarily scatter
ed over a vast extent of territory, and
whenever an outbreak occurs reinforce
ments and supplies must be transported
at a heavy expense. There is need of le
gislation to prevent intrusion upon lands
set apart for the Indians. The punish
ment now inflicted, removal and tine, the
latter of which in most cases it is impos
sible to collect there should be a penalty
by imprisonment in such cases.
his care by a too confiding church aid
. , . ,. 6.. .fto.. i . m competent to show that a handbill was Crab Orchard No. 27, P A Hodges, R B Wal
huihest distinction. Atter the late muni- a u r i::flf. lace Wm Wallace. No. 28. E C McLelland. J R
cipal election, at which Mayor King wm L.der their 'e. containing such S0
ME. E. A. Batchelor, Conductor of the eiecieu, iu. vuaiw, juugc ui c1Cvu, misrepresentations; anu ii is aiso cuiupe- M Dixon, W J McLaughlin, W C Harris,
local freight, on the Raleigh & Augusta Thomas McKane, an inspector, and Frank tent to put such handbill in evidence. MalUrd CreekNo 31 Albert Wallace, Geo
Air Tine was killed last week at Cameron Erhman, his clerk, were indicted for the 5. Declarations of a joint contractor, Alexander, DW Barnett No. 32, Reuben Chris
Air Line, was killed last weefc at oameron, , . shortly after the agreement was made, are tenbury, Eli Christenbury, Fletcher Moore. No.
a station on the road, htty-six miles lrora "uuu "4 "" evideuce of its terms against his co-con- I 33, WG Garrison, M B Hunter, WW Pharr. No.
I 1.1 1 1 3 1 i 1' 4. I o I n J "r XTT 11 T TT "VT T C IT & T.T oer
fasces. Two draped flags form a canopy over
the inscription in gold letters, "James Abram
Garfield, President of the United States, shot
July 2, 1881, and the whole is surmounted by an
e8gle, with outstretched wings, holding in his
talons a handle of arrows and laurel caves."
The Home tract, the Allen tract, and the Wil
son tract, each, will first be offered in lots and
then as a whole.
This sale is made subject to the ratification and
approval of the Court ......
Tesms One tenth cash; balance in two equal
installments at one and two years, with security,
and interest from date. '
Deeds and Plats can be seen at the Law office of
OSBORNE & MAXWELL,
: . , Charlotte, N. 0.
Parties desiring to examine th property will
apply to S. H. Farrow, at the Brick House Place.
JOHN R. MORRIS,
W. C. MAXWELL,
Dec 2, 1881. tds Commissioners.
" I i ., 3 1 - 31 i C 4. 1 -
Raleish. When at Cameron, he stepped WfieK tne jury renuereu a veruiei, oi nut tractors.
Uwppn t he tender and a bor nar to guilty as to Coates and Erhman, but of 6. An admission in writing, under sec
couole them. He was causht by the SY to McKane, who was recommend- tion 331 of the code of procedure that a
heavv nrmectincr brake of the tender, and I e ' niercy
In this city, on the 2d inst, at the residence of
Mrs. Amanda Stoney, Dr. R. J. Brevard of
Cleaveland county, and Miss Mary C. Stoney.
T TT! -.1 .1 OAiL 1t 1 T - T T
Deweese No. 37, J J Ranson. J B Nicholson, Jones, Mr. Thos. H. Allison and Miss Nannie ""J'"ti -
34, J C Walker, J H Neel, J M Hunter. No. 35,
Robt Flow, J M Alexander, C Alexander. No,
36, M C Farris, Isaac Mason, S F (juery,
ALEXANDER & HARRIS
In pronouncing sentence Senu,ue "Ul L C Montgomery. No. 38, W B Osborne, J D Gaines.
i i i i i j i . , noon McKane Judfre Ludlow said -" uarneit jonn uosi. flaw, ,jos oeu, yv j car- In Newton, on the 20th nit, Mr. Wesley Pope
slowly pushed backwards, being crushed uPon c-ane j uuge .uuiow wiu . contents, suggested by its appearance, the nett, W H Brown. No. 40, M E Caldwell, J C of tne Western N. C. Railroad, and Miss Laura
asainst the srround. His danger was not uxs J"' uavc ,CWU,",TCUUCU l" fact ot its Demg written Dy an amanuensis, uiacs, uuam. xu. n.ju oiuau, u x Beard,
seen until after fatal internal injuries had . v 17' lZ?ZL TC c" D,?t " ,8Ucn c0.mraenl8 "er improper, - Z r m . On the 25th nit,, Mr. Alexander Tount of Ca
been inflicted, from which he died in a recommendation. Have you anything to on aJpeal must be made before the court A BAlewnder. No. 43, W A. Mock, Jas Blake- j daughter of Milas Brady, Esq.
short time. He was the son of Mr. Jos. sav as to the persons who induced you to ua ;',,, trt ua ir l7s Wm.BlaHI3rv..1?0- HtJ MBa,:d, Mll.ton
I. . rr r v i I ""u "vj"'ji i Alexander. J si hicks, no. 40. xj Alexander.
commit this offence of which you now 7. False representations, reasonably re- j f Brown, S W Knoi. DIED.
. I . . n -M T. ' . I
eiauu wuvivicu i i
as a young man of much promise.
The Atlanta correspondence of the
the Mississippi river, and proposed free
bridge over the Potomac, is commended.
The report of the Secretary of the Navy
suggesting great improvement, the Pres
ident calls earnest attention ; that every
consideration of National safety, economy
and honor imperatively demand a thor
ough rehabilitation of our Navv. No
danger from abroad threaten our people,
but we must be ready to defend our har
bors against aggression, to protect by
the distribution of ships of war over the
highways of commerce, the sacred interest
ing him incapable
ing an unbiased opinion on the whole.
i-i j j : i
IIPll fin 511111 lllllllf'.lllir sc. ItlIlL.rM.I.L- VlLlZftLU I -r . n . -r..., Y T.
x-tu uuc iuum,cu iuc an v vuiiigi trie agreement so eltected. I t n s-Ti!, -nt An n .TH.mni. T.. a wsi.
the prisoner replied. ... 8. An expenditure by the defendants of son, W B Parks. No. 48, S E Howie, J S Hen-
. m m iu "mmT Mf T a Cj3 r-
aerson, i a. oiewaru xo. w a. ooaey, d j
Hutchison, David Elliott No. 50, J S Davidson,
W C Vanpelt, J L .Farks. No. 52, Wm Jam
ison, J P Carr, C C King.
Paw Creek No. 53, J M Grier, W H Hoover,
Jno H Sadler. No. 54, C L Gibson, Frank Mc-
Cord, Alexander Cathey. No. 55, Silas Todd, L
A Hipp, J A 1 razier. No. 50, J T Johnston, 8
B Hutchison, Jno C Abernethy. No. 57, Robt
Luckey, T J Dunn, C L Cox.
Morning Star No. 58,' W A McDonald, C J
Biggers, J J Watt No. 59, A B Nisbet, W O
Query, J F Noles. No. 60, E J Funderbark. J T
Ti T a Tr J XT 0 A T TT 1 Til -IS
8"Mor profit in this Commonwealth, and 1, by the other party afer a numbr of wSi ' P
moreover, .urvnp u u year8( for the foreclosure of a mortgage PiDeville-No. 62. Saml Younts. S W Smith.
irom giving your vut gM to secure the purchase money, he cannot W L Fisher. No. 63, J L Weeks, W L Manson,
"the act ot assembly nrescribes tor a , , ii.nmo,!,, :n
. , . . , , i r tiiicii vj n u ujcauo iiy uuv bucwasiico iu
ItaiPlOrn linserver. WUICIl UV lUe WaV I nn.nn;.in nt lh o linil on imnnonnmont it I .... . . . i . i , . . rr- , IT
TKo rannrf f ra Kiaf Vnnrinoora .. " . . . . ' . . . I ' . iiujiiwwuuk,uvi i CODUltlOn in WhlCh me piaintlHS SIIOUIQ
.-.w v & bearg the 1Dlt,al8 fe. a. A., gives a glow- a year and a hne ot not less than $100, have nlaced them, will not condone the
- - r a i. a a i. ii I . - , i r' - - m
gesuiig an increased me Btrengui ui . nnt nf tnp VYnnsiition. but i9 said Judge Ludlow, "and it also pre- fpn1 rtf the Tilaintiff Ko a t.n disentitle
the torpedo batteries ; improvements of fitnnnPf1 lh. Rvmmptrv and artistic nro- scribes that which perhaps is the most the defendants of relief; nor will all relief
I frti-miQnlo Tn t-I nt the innorinpnt. whip.h I l 1 a a i l. i . x!jt. i j
. .:.,o r i, ., ,wi i i" j o - i ue uenieu oecause me piainiius nave maue
portions of a human leg, and on ascertain- liU nQt however enter in your case. a ent8 in art performance of their
.uK um UU uu..s w . xne juugiueiii, ui me wun is luai juu contract after the discovery of the lraud.
sion declined to pass judgment on it. We undergo an imprisonment of seven months; 9 A party entitled to rescind a contract
regret the gentleman has confined his mas you pay mm oi iuu, auu vuai ior for the purchase of land on the ground ot
studies to one&mncA of anatomy, to the the period of seven years you be disabled fraad must declare his intention as soon
' . from holding any position of honor, trust, H the fraud discovered: and when sued
extent ot rendering him incapable ot
This season. Also the best shirts in the market
for the money.
A nice line of Hats, Flannel Shirts, Pants
ALEXANDER & HARRIS.
Lumber ! Lumber ! !
I am prepared to furnish Lumber to persona
desiring the same in any quantity.
I have Steam and Water Mills, and can saw
Lumber or Gtind Grain at any time.
Address, Dr. L J. Bvoxx, Charlotte, N. C.
L J. SLOAN.
Dec 2, 1881. 8mpd
THE NEW PEED
incoln county, on the 2d inst, Mrs. Nancy nmrirTCCTnivT crphn-n
r, aged 95 years, 5 months and 27 days. lUUMMlOOlUlN blUKE.
In Mocksville, last week. Rev. T. A. Coou,
member of the N. C. Conference M. E. Church,
' In Lincoln county, on the 28th ulL, Mr. Jonas
In Iredell county, on the 22d ulL, Mrs. Sallie
R, wife of Mr. H. C. Davidson, aged 37 years.
In Catawba county, on the 28th nit., Mr. David
Rhinehart, aged 20 years and 6 months.
In Lincoln county, Howard's Creek Township
on the 25th ult, Ola Florence, infant daughter
of J. Schrantz and wife, aged 1 year and 1 month.
In Statesville, on the 28th ult, Mr. James W.
Stockton, aged 78 years.
election in this Common-
The debt statement, issued December or special
1st, shows the decrease of the public debt, wealth."
during the month of November, to be Dks Agxew Hamilton and Bliss con
$7,249,126.25 ; cash in the treasury $245,- . . . QQ0 .
114,286.69; gold certificates $5,207,920, M each for in attendi
for the first time ask to rescind, but can I J P Smith.
only ask to deduct from hi debt an I The following new School Districts have
amount sufficient to repair the consequen- I been established:
ces of such fraud. I No. 64. W M Long, L M McAlister. W S
10. The defendant's riffht to such re-I Brown. No. 65. P C Harkey. J H Stansill. C M
imbursement is not barred by the statute rown No. 66, James Cunningham, Jas M Mc
f uUma mr,va in i, 9j A M Davis. No. 67, Edward Lewis, M Mc-
CHARLOTTE MABKET, Dec. 8, 1881.
Cotton has been coming in pretty freely this
week. The market is quiet at the following
quotations: Good Middling 11, Middling
11 1, Low Middling 10,', Stains and Tinges 8 to
Flour, country, $3.75 to $3.85 per sack in de-
J. BEALL U
Have now in store
1 Car Load Patapsce Patent Process Floor.
Waverly Extra Family Flour.
tinguish position which we rightly claim
among the nations of the world.
The "Star route" prosecution claims
but little attention, and the country can
look upon it virtually dead :
"As has been already stated great re
ductions have recently been made in the
expense of the star route service, the
investigations of the Department of Jus
PeaMeah ' " :
Bay, Graham Flour & Pearl Grits.
u n; : : 7' mami;r7 8ilver CertifiateS G6,663,830; refunding the late preeident Dr A -he of limitations applicable to an ordinary c'
w..c.c tuu "l ou" u," certificates $579,250 ; legal tenders out- . ,q from hU r(4alar :noome and acuon lor aeceil 88 ineir remedy is eneci- neilt j H Cheshier, R H Hunter. No. 69, I J I Cora in demand at 90 ceoU per bushel. Meal
WWW - - mmm, - 11 V . M M. - m. E M. H -M I W 2 m T 1 V V r MS m. KT PTn -
n' " - ea uy retaining pars oi me money uue uy i jrnce, a o oimriu. v jm. roner. xto. 4283. PmaDO a.nd vprv tiyj
Dr. Bliss savs he lost $10,000. I a -iL u Ja.;' Oihha. Henrv Cthv. R Antra. No. 71. C W WWM rc"W Ter carce-
rency outstanding $7,093,128.92. i mm-J. ""ZtZl:? No.72,Clvin Fresh Pork, by the hog, 9 cent, per lb ; Beef , prices and we invite the public to rive Biatrial
Bailey, the Republican State Treasur- " . ' frlV" 11 D ' ZSL Vt; .t?- Hood, I H Gner, W L Houston. No. 73, H C I by the quarter from country wagons 5 to 7. I Mmm mrt-hm.in
, n. . V . 11. Under the code practice a partyis I severs. I A Frazier. J C Dowd. No. 74. Wm ' . . . 6 ' before purchasing elsewhere, as we are con-
-eiect oi irennsyivania, is in a miuon- Qot re8tricted to the specific reliet demand- I Johnston, J W Starnes, Southwood Sloan. No. I JJTesn culier i ; umckens 10 to 15,
The above goods were bought at lowest cash
A suit has been - begun in the United er-elect
States Court at Pad ucah, Ky., to test the ty of 62,521. His plurality over Noble, ed by him, but may have any additional j 75, J L Campbell, John Glenn, Nat Alexander,
constitutionality of State legislation his Democratic opponent, is only and different relief which the pleadings gSS,5fL0&0oS5
OTIS. 1 ) f T U T1T-HTU1 1 IllflW II. 111. I 1 1 M I Villi , - . ' M- . .
C- I inra? w rn rniba (t tn mn. fA. . j
V aa I ..ju.iwhuuw.
drawing a color line. By Kentucky laws 6,906.
a poll-tax is imposed exclusively upon
Rrnsdatnot'a Voar Vrrtr T? arnTt ar oati.
tice and the Postoffice Department have negroe8 and 11 18 claimed that this is mateg the cotton crop of thig year at
resulted in the presentation of indictments I in violation of the fourteenth amend- 5,014,170 bales,, 1592,000 bales less than
against persons formerly connected with 1 ment. last year.
j and facts proved . show to be just and
I I mmm
The annnal expenses of the State Gov
ernment in South Carolina are only
No. 78. A F Yandle. E W Lytes. J M Davis.
No. 79, J C Beard, J S Barnett, B D Brown. No.
80. J L V Orr. Jasper Alexander, Thos. Douglass.
No. 81. R P Warine. G W Carr. R E McDonald.
No. 82, CM Campbell. W S Turner, JSP Cald
well. No. 83, .D E Hooks, J R Hood, R C
NEW YORK, Dec 8 ' 1881.
Cotton steady Middling Uplands 12.
LIVERPOOL, Dec 8, 188L
Cotton steady Middling Uplands fl.MG pence.
Dec 2, 1881. ly
A. J. BEALL A CO.
Buckwheat Flour, New Orleans Melasses an
M.T.ffl,1881. 8. M. nOWILLU