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nharlflttfi Home- Democrat
YA.TE3 & STRONG, Editors and Proprietors.
CHARLOTTE, N. C.
Friday, April 23, 1886.
jggf- Judge Bennett never uttered traer
-,rAa in hia life than when he nrnaUimpd I
in the House of Representatives, "The in-
3:..:.i.i ,;hunfSt.u. .K a,-
u,,u -w. .
nf Jefferson are waning aud that of Ham-
J3T The Democratic House of Repre-
sentauves am a jusi ming in reiusmg to
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tarn out air avouibib, Avenuuiican, oi UQio, i
and put Mr I rank Hurd in his place.
The committee, after a long investigation,
reported against Hard, bat some Demo
crats tried to force him in at all hazards.
The vote of the House stood for Hurd
105, for Romeis 168. -
JST" The "Monument" business , has
become an absolute nuisance. , Congress
is wasting the people's money to build
monuments to what is called "dead
heroes," some of whom were nothing
while living but "dead beats." And the
people, individually, are now being bled
to build monuments to various persons,
big and little, worthy and unworthy.
The thing has become a nuisance.
JEST" The usaal bug-a-boo about trying
to make the tax-payers of North Carolina
iu wiUuhuB uu iiauuuiciii, uuuuo
(called Special Tax Bonds) has again
been started by a few bond-speculators
at the .North. i ha Honda warn lllpcrallr I
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issued and illegally disposed of as is
Duunu ujr ou bi Hum nuiu cue xvaieigu i
Observer, published in another column, I
which we advise our readers to peruse.
Besides that, the Constitution of the State
forbids the payment of the ''Special Tax
Bonds," and there will be no power to
force the collection of a tax for that pur
pose as long as we have an honest State
Auditor like Gen. Roberts, and other
honest State officers. Therefore, the peo
ple must be careful hereafter to continue
to elect men to office who are opposed to
paying the fraudulent Bonds.
ISF Mr Geo. D, Wise, a true Demo
cratic Representative from Virginia, in a
speech in Washington recently, said :
"When you go to the Department to I
get a bite from the public crib they say
the Departments are full.- Full of what?
Republicans. These are the wrongs,
these are the inequalities, which exist
under this damnable civil service fraud."
(Great commotion and enthusiastic cheer
There is not an office within the gift of
the President or "the people" that we would
accept, but there are other good Demo
crats who want such places, and they de
Cdif In various sections ot this part of
the State we learn of persons being bitten
by mad dogs, and people in the country
are very much alarmed. VVhy do not the
people turn out and slay every dog found
away from its owner's premises?
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The Duty op Coronbrs. The PittB
boro Record thus states the duty of a
Coroner in regard to holding inquests:
"As to the duty of the Coroner we
would state that the law, as contained in
section 657 of The Code, makes it the
duty of Coroners to bold inquests only
when some responsible person makes affi
davit "that the deceased probably came I
to his death bv the criminal actor default
of some person or persons."
U-1P Telephone operators in New York
nave been talking through the leiepnone
with operators in Cleveland, Ohio, 63V
miles distant. J ust think oi tnat.
A number of our State papers are I
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readers to believe
give as tneir reason its unconstitutionality. - - , s , , Ra;iroad Comnanv ceed if he lives lone enough
If these papers did not advocate the bill wag 0 anized la8t night 5y the election suppressed. Wilmington Star.
in '84 they remaiued silent and lead their , n . 6na;, v jnnTtnn rrAnt' TT C. mm
The above cannot apply to the Char- Christian, J D Kirk, J C Moomaw, W K H. Smith of Montreal, in a note to the about two and a half miles from the vil- College, have .been secured as house
tte Democrat, because we have never Andrews, P L Terry, Andrew Lewis, T M Citizen of April 12th, will not be a favor- lage. The pond cohered many acres of keepers at the Watauga Hotel, Blowing
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talked about the constitutionality or un
constitutionality of the Bill we oppose it
as an unjust, unwise and dangerous meas
ure, whether constitutional or not and
we have opposed the miserable scheme
from the time it was first introduced into
the U. S. Senate by the fanatic Blair of
New Hampshire, the man who wants to
confer the right to' vote on negro women
of the South. He is a pretty fellow to
admire as a statesman !
t A reliable Washington corres
pondent, under date of the 20th, says:
"Senator Ransom has not returned.
He is not only physically sick, but is said
to be greatly annoyed at tbe reoent course
II uen. itansom is becoming disgusted,
what may be thought of the "small fry"
who have long since been "sick in the
Btomach," Oh, "my gracious," save the
Democratic party from such friends as
Cleveland and Vilas and Coleman, and
Manning, who has tried to injure and de
preciate silver. Let tha trnnA Democratic
people of North Carolina on to work to
save their own State from falling into
dangerous hands, and drop Ithe Washing-
B5 Anotber Term of the Superior
nAnri rAr n.lirn. i.nnnn at
Judge Mclae will preside.
Notice of Letters of Incorporation Jqhn R. Er
win, plerk of Mecklenbyrg Superior Court.
Feterkin Cotton Seed for sale by McLaughlin &
Heath, C. Scott, W. J. Black & Son, Carson
Bros., Ii. J. Walker & Co., Mayer & Ross, R.
M. White & Co., Long Bros.
Marl for sale by Bryce & DuFour, Charlotte,
Sale of Stock, Farm Machinery, Tools, Ac, 2
miles North of Charlotte Dr. Paul B. Bar
ringer. '' ' '
Administratrix's Ifatlce Mary M. McAulay,
Adra'x of Roderick McAutey.
A&&. prominent Demo-1
f in me mate, and oue who hia hoM
many official positioris'of trust and honor.
in a business letter to ue, Bays:
wemut save, oar State; the Presi
dent is killing us a a National party, bui
we can stand that if we have tmnd nA
nonest home-rale." , L'.jr..rxjJr.:
oy au tair means .we mast . strive to
Bave North Carolina from the hands of
men. who would bankrupt ns. Thr
are traders and speculators in the State
who are in favor of ta-iaMh inHn..
Cond9 "own as "Special Tax." If the
people do not want a heavy burden
placed on them, let them see that hnnnat
Judges, honest members of the W.hU.
ture, and : honest officers generally , are
We bear ol hundreds , of good
Democrats in this Congressional District
who heartily approve of Col. Bennett's
vote against the squandering Blair Bill
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r uomiug aoouv wnemer iepuon-
cans favor or oppose it.
Prof. Dabney publishes ; an able
article in the Raleigh Observer, proving
tnat riook Hiducatioii is by no meanB a
panacea for the evils which fanatics claim
it will cure.' In Massachusetts, a State
that is covered all over with school houses,
crime and immorality and pauperism have
increased as book educational facilities
have been increased. That is the effect
on the white man in the North, and that
will be the effect on the black man in the
We would like
to Dublish the
Buiuie tuia wee. iur mo miuriuaiiuu ui
the Blair-bill men in Congress, but must
defer doing so until next week.
i IUI. iiauilC V bl UI V aUU Lllilal V DaV J. WO I
ar6 taxine our peoDle all thev can stand." I
anQ then D6 asks, ls it not time lor us
Southerners, who have been struggling
for ten years past to imitate the North in
schools as far as possible, to stop and con
aider the results reached there."
There were comparatively very few
bad negroes in the South until the cram- J
minghim with mere book-learning com-
When speaking of education
we mean no reference to learning a per
son merely to read and write, though the
writing part is generally the mother of
forgery. Instead of fooling (or deceiving)
the poor people with so many schools, it
would be much better to provide them
with a chance to make a living for them'
selves and families, either by the dona'
tion of a mule or horse and a little land
and provisions to start with, or adopt
some other practical means ot giving
them a start in tbe world.
tW The sons of the late Wm. H. Van
derbilt, in New York, have given $250,
000 to creot a medical building in memory
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of their father. They, contribute in equal
shares to the g
especially . desi
to be used for the structure, and the rest
to be invested as an endowment fund.
It is the desire of the donors to- have it a
charitable institution, at which people
may be treated gratuitously for any dis
ease. And yet some people want to cut
the throats of such
rioh men as the Van-
Senator Edmunds of Vermont, a
Republican of the first order, made a re-
mark that ought to be true if it is not, I
that "the soldier business was about
played out, and that no one but dema
gogues attempted any longer to make
political capital bv appealing to tbe sol-
dier element. He said that the war had
been over for twenty years, and it was
about time that the cry of demagogues
TKo Ponoinn Vinainoaa onrl t.hA "aolfllPI
ba9ine8s" is going to bleed the public
Treasuries of this country nearly to death
Taw T? r a vrrvv v Ar. SftTirnnuv RiTT Pdin
Mmw Roanoke. Va.. Aori 20. The
t ;, nuiiiiani onltho fnl Inwin rr
directora : J M Gambell. H S Trout. J F
Sforlrlnrv T?nlt. Sand Am and D W Spen -
n rph!.. nail wrhon K ii 1 1 f vill ho a.
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main line between Northern and Eastern
cities and points in the South toward
Charleston,' Augusta and Atlanta.
We learn from a South Carolina gentleman
who attended the meeting at Roanoke, that it
was pretty well understood that the new Road
would be located to Winston and Mocksville,
and probably Mooresville. After that, the route
is not fixed. But Winston and Mocksville, he
thought, were fixed upon.
Sam Small (the "Old Sci" of the
Atlanta Constitution) who is now in co-
partnership with Sam Jones in working
ii n revival exercises, shows that he
I greater man than Sam Jones in many
wavs. He hits church festivals and festi
val gambling just like he does card
gambling. Here is a letter he recently
wrote in regard to a proposed church en
tertainment, and here is the wav he
squelched the frolic ;
I'Mr John T. Barclay, Sup't Marietta
street Mission, Atlanta, Ca Pear Brother:
I saw in the Constitution, of a few days
iht t.h ladies of the Mission were
thinking of giving an "entertainment" for
jta benefit. Inclosed I hand you a draft
1 nn New York for 14U. being S135.30
nntrlhnted hv mt noon audience vester -
I aav and S4 10 added bv mvself to make
I anm Thi la all tn h annliftd for
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. V, Vumufit nt IhA niiDAlotl. tfir (TfmnPI
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lb win uu vud utvooivj
of an entertainment, ior i oo not oeneve
these means of getting money for the
lord's work are to euner nis uonpr or
Try to avoid all sch schemes. Let
people give what they will, but please
don't barter them any thing for the Lord's
Whenever this gives out, and you need
more help, let me know,, wherever I .may
be. The Lord will provide.
HAM y. OMALL. '
lit. iijc uuuuiuu win uv - ... - , , j m i uiuci auu nauuciuus iy mo uvwyo via i court
sued for the purpose of .. n , common country, tnis is to warn an peo- When jsrnest
" iui w iwiwsu .jyjia uu wuu uxuww- i i ,. .1 1 ... U I lhrirp nf npriiirw
, a part oi tnesnmoniy iisisrj . . T , i, Tr;Xi,,a fT.u..( the solicitor stated
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tW Hon. John & Henderson, r who J
was one of the Commissioners that com-1
piled the Code of North Carolina, in reply I
to a question asked by the law farm of I
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the L,ocal Option Law was intended Dy I
the Commissioners to include .. wine; candj
milt liauora. when the word a "spirituous 1
Honor" re naA Sn tW . thatif
So they say that if
in, a county or town-
Prohibition carries in
fn,p? no one cau 8eU nJ BOrt of BPl"tuou8 I
"qaora, including wine and beer. But if 1
the Code Revisers intended , to include
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"malt and vinous" liquors why did they
not say so in plain English?
CST Eight good and true Democratic I
papers in this Congressional District op-
pose the passage of the squandering Blair
T:ii m, , . r ,i, w;im;
Bill. The clever Editor of the Wilming:
ton Kevjew will please put that fact in his
p p "nose u. - t
A VOUDsr man named . Gaston
Charch who carried the horse-mail be-
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tween-Wilkesboro and Jefferson, had such 1
a poor opinion of distributing Patent
,a- u . r -it a I
llfnia IfanAfta I lAnvraaainnfi ILPAOrnfl- I
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scc, that he occasionally lightened nis
mail bags by emptying out such docu-
ments into the Yadkin River. He I
couldn't stand the "nressure" on his
horse, and did not think it much harm to
unload sometimes. The voung man was
arrested and bound . over to the Federal
Court at Statesville. ; . n ! I . : i
DT C!r.Prai.lnt. Arihnr ia rfinnrtfid I
- narinr death' door. -. He has been in
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Daa neaiin lor some lime past i ne jq-
ministration qf tfrthur, as well as that
of Mr Hayes, were as good it not better
vU 0al WUIU V v caybv w w u uuuvi uw was wmus . J
stances which surrounded them
CT The gauge of the Atlantic & N,
C. Railroad (from Goldsboro to Morehead
City) was changed this week, as we learn
from Che Newbern Journal. , By the mid
die of June nearly all the Railroads,
Noith and South, will be of a uniform
Kug jour jet; uuie invuea,
Many papers are again filled with
the foolish gossip about the President's
ereitioer married. Whose business is it.
ana wno cares lor it.' except f tne 1 panies i
a 1 vi 1 V vawpv vuv aa vo
Cleveland is-oow'in about as
asa'manian get (..to, and
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1 nsl will nsifr Hn.t"Mvau I .at.
big a scrape
getting married will not horj, worse,
t . i
him go ahead and have his fun.
tW Over thirty thousand acres of fine
Haywood county. lands were sold this
week, thirty thousand acres oeing in, one
saie. oome ionaon capitalists were uie
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Durchasers of this latter, the sale was
made by the executors of the Love estate
A&heville Citizen. s
The concentration of large bodies of land in
the hands of foreign capitalists will prove
fnro tn TJrrth ( hrnlinR nnnnpr nf later. Do o
realize that thev
Wants a Quiet Life. Col. Cowles,
a iortn Carolina congressman, wno
served under Gen. Hampton during the
late unpleasantness, has a bald head, re
vealing a Bingular wound. It is a long
seam, as if ripped up by a pointed weapon,
but was really inflicted by a musket-ball
which plowed up tne cranium. lhe
Colonel's brain was partially exposed at
first, but tbe bone thinly healed over it.
I am told that the least unusual excite
ment would be apt to kill him, and it is
one 0f lbe gallery jokes that he came to
Congress to avoid any dangerous commo
tion. Augusta. Chronicle, i -
fYou areioking about Col. Cowles his brain
is likely to be in first-rate use when others are
getting soft - "V--
Mr Hoar baa soured the universal
philanthropist, Blair, by, telling, him that
la a T"T T ii . - 1 " .3 l
I h6 I llOar I WOU1Q OOw OaVO in OlS neaci IUB
Blair variety of knowledge for $1,000,000
a year. Mr Blair is likely to cost the United
States a good deal more
but we have to bave
Hampshire cries for h
of the great Blair is to make tbe Treasury
as empty as bis own head, and be will sue
and is not
I Mivrn Tju- i Onnr. MftifTn Maw. in
North Carolina, accordinjr to Prof. Walter
I able month.
XL nas a promise, ne savs. oi
I Inn mnpll onn tn nM woniW Th
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entry of the month is likely to be bleak
with local frosts North, damaging crops
considerably. In the South there will be
cool rain storms. This cool term will be
followed by a change for the better, with
warm spring weather changing again, be
tween the 10th and 15, into a second term
of cool weather, with rains, local hail
OI , COUI WlUr, Willi T1UB, 1UCI UiHI
storms, high winds and electrical disturb-
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ancea. These are likelv to end in another
term of summer-like weather with deoided-
17 lint analta iti taAlmna ' Thia ntun will
b foiowe1 bv anotber cool term with
j rains and hail storms, more like the be
gicning of April than the end of May
m We are taxing our people all they
will stand, sacrificing evervthiner else we
can, to ouuq school nouses anq nire teacn-
era after tha Massachusetts plan. Senator
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Klair iaeacxer to endow na with the means
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-nd the method of this New England
education and many of u,s are eager for
the spoils. Had we better pot stop and
ask ourselves if we want this kind of popu
lar education at all ) The writer is not op
posed to true popular education by any
means, but believing that there are vitally
dangerous errors in the prevalent system
I of public schools, he desires earnestly that
I me oouiu may prouw uy mis mu ; eijien-
1 ence where the system has been longest
tried. The Massachusetts system merely
furnishes the brain, anq gives po sona
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I iiiurai uuiakci u)i uu kwiutuE iu tuc
linrl- nr time., fnr earning n honest liv.
r i rx- K i r t
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tST A well-known fact in human na-
ture is, that bestowing a favor is liable to
mnk-n won an enemv Tl a moat ancra -
mue you U eueiUY. A uiunk uuK'
ciou. thing, said about a man are said by
those who try to imitate him. ihc
Alas, alas 1
I AAavt4w- MAj-istlA - - I lnn1 nwnaia
. i . A-i i urn aMaiiioi x,uc iu . aa atucv uu va uu aiiLiiui 1 vuh v, uw
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the above is too true, and 1 glrlB to Chicago by a woman for immoral
the charity out of many purposes! The matter h,as Keen mad the
s.Tli tit..: t J -.L . L t:.:.l
men who were disposed to help and push
liorwara Others. -
The Cariosities of Pensions.
The extraordinarv-bill latelv Dassed bv I
the Houtf Bsronioloi?4ifV Wvirybbdy-l
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Mexico for any period, .and also alt aur
vivine widows of such persons, wen il ot
married until thirty years after the war
ended, has given an impulse to all sorts of
One bill, introduced by Mr Wolford of
Kentucky, proposes to pension all persona
who were mQ8tere(i or received into the
ll n biU. introduced by Mr Wolford of
Union army or navy "in the war of 1861,!
and served therein sixty days, receiving
an honorable discharge. ' ut it second
section is still more peculiar. ' It reads as
r0ijowg . , - 4
Th't the Secretary of the Interior shall
an honorable disc
place on a roll to be made for that purpose the
names of all the officers. fioldiers,8ailora.marins,
& the late Confederate SUtes, lost an arm or a
leg; and that an artificial ' arm or leg, or the
equivalent in money, shall be furnished them at
emense of the Government." .
, The oi fiome Soathern membera
are apparently expected for a project that
reduru lur iuu piiuu ui ouuury uuuuieut wr
thousands of artihcial arms and legs
This seems a small compensation; but
perhaps it is believed that these legs and
i i in n win uu weusicn iui tuo wuvh uwiy,
. :n l- J c . i. l 1 v.j
and that when once the principle is intro-
juced of voting Government money for
the combatants on' both sides,' all else
that is desired in the way of Southern
pensions will take care for itself.
The bills lor lLCfeases'of pensions, en-
coaraged by the successful addition of fifty
per cent, to one class of allowances' Hum-
bering more than a hundred thousand, are
very numerous. One bill, already favora-
bly reported, increases some pensions to
$30 per month, others to $36, and Still I
olners 5' or 40 a. vear- .
Another gilj.gljes 82 a.days a, gratuity
for aii persons who were captured by the
enemy, in the war for the Union; and held
prisoners for more than -sixty days.-'t And
it tney are now sunerinar irom any utsa
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bility which 'Wreasonably be 'presume
ed" to have resulted from their prison lite, 1
they are to bave a life pension. This bill
has been favorablv reDorted Two dollars I
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a aay may noi seem a nign price wr ueiug
captured, but it is four times as much as
those; comraaes received who. lnsteaa wiiwj"" lur a . year or iwo; uui, upoa me
being captured themselves, made the I
finaucial mistakeof 'capturing- heir ene-
mies. If the bill is passed it may, per-1
haps, create a sensation in the next war,
whn lh iroona will 1p(V th Wlftrnrer of
cantnre nnder the insniritin war crv of I
capture under the inspiriting war cry oi j
v.v....d uj v pv.uo.ui.. ... .
Still another peculiar bill, favorably re- I
ported, extends tne oenents ot pensions to I
put icu caicuud buc ucucu id ji pcuoivuo vyr
parents not dependent on their sons at the
time of the death of the latter, but since
dependent. Tbe committee, in favoring
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hue uin, iuiucuiif iciuaik. iiuu . uing
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Xew York Sun
nuiuu uaso au csLiiuabc ui tun uuuiuci.
Caution to the Workinff-Peonle of N. C.
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Raleigh, N. C, April ,16, 1886. It
having come to my knowledge officially
that certain persons are holding public
meetings in different parts of the State in
the name of . the Knights of Labor, and
teaching communistic and . revolutionary
doctrines, contrary to.the principles of our
ll . All ll
call any meeting in its name. All regular
organizers are lurnisnea witn creaenuais
from the office of the general secretary-,
treasurer, which are signed by T. V.
Powderly, G. ' M. W., and Frederick
xuiuci, v.. j.., auu uuj puuicu Dct,
ana any person wno does not oispiay inn
document has no authority to organize as
semblies of our order.
John R. Rat, State Organizer.
The tramp, Hover, who was along here some
weeks ago, gave the Order a bad character in
1 Grain Crops. Favorable reports are
received from the wheat crop generally in
Virginia and North Carolina, and the
yield of this important cereal promises to
pe gooaams year throughout, tnese states,
while intelligence from the .Northwest is
to tbe ettect tba;, the wheat seeding
I twAiwAoainv a n rl K a aii Iaal t V a
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farmers encouraging. , In Nebraska
Dakota, Minnesota, Manitoba and Iowa
Bursting of a Dam. The VUlaae ofX
than that a year, me acreage m apart lor grain ia lu.iy up B1X Superior Uourt Judges, twelve Lis- h.,Vine at rharlotS North r,. T,.
him, because. New io mai oi iasi year, ana n some localities trial Solicitors, members of the State purpose u that of carrying on the business of
im. The great aim greater. j ; J i 1 1, Legislature, and all county officers. . Mining in Mecklenburg county. N. C. and else-
rtr Tee TnnnJnteJVititliM M..V r ranK ,Joxe 8 mattery irorier nxed at 00,000, and the number of Shares Silks and Ornaments, in all the new and deeira
a -i orf a. ?i V.k- .u Hotel, which is being built at Asheville, into which the Capital Stock is to be divided is ble shades. , The largest stock and the lowest
April 20. At 6 o clock this morning: the I ., l. . ' u nnn nf hn nr miin nf n rti flmiriiAH. M;inn0 v.i.hi;hm..i i. 4.-
village of East Lee was inundated and de
vastated by the breakiccT away ot the dam
vastated by the breakicg away of the dam
at Mudpond Reservoir, at Mountain Lake,
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nal limited, sue bv the extensive
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oxxui dj a ciuooi manuiacturers as a Btor-
age place for water,
East Lee villagewhose half-dozen paper
mills are situated on the stream, received
its first news of tbe accident when the
flood came pouring down the streets, the
water Deiog irom iour to six leet aeep,ana
bring with it trees, portions of houses.
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barns, fences, wagons and every form of
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moveable property. The people fled to the
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siope oi tne vaney aiong wnicn tue tor
rent wad pouring, and saw nouses moved
and toppled about like chips on the river.
The flood passed East Lee and went on
aown tne roaa, aestroying garaens, lawns
and fences and moving the smaller build
ings. It had not the power, however, to
wreck utterly the; largr house,) thodgh
I the damage done will amount to many
i.i i j 1 1 Ki ... I. i l :i.
.uouuu o Bluct V
I property is lost. The explorers have al-
i - . i
I ready lOUOd the Doaies ot six persons ana
are searching for others. The scene is one
ot terrible desolation and the town of Lee
is wild with excitement. Late news savs
nine bodies have been found and it is ex
pected more will be discovered.
A Disreputable Traded New Youk,
April 17. The Times' Quebec special
says: "Wholesale trading in younjpand
i innoceni gins uaa come to tue nonce oi
the authorities. Disreputable houses in
New York, Chicago, Boston and other
I cities in the United states bave agents
I , .:. .1 :,l
uere wuu luiiiavwiiv luciunci co wuu
.nnn women and indnfti Ihem tA rn tn
I , . . a .
i , . -. . frt
j The trade has been carried on extensively,
k;nnui ; nntr Th a -jm.:..
COmnen8atioiMtccording to the?attractive-
I , . " . .
I noa nf Ihn oriria thR Amnnnt irviaorfrnm
Mto toWL The nolice. Qovnment
thorities and clergy held Mico-isultation
1 . -us. r
' -J - - i--. . j f
I basis of correspondence with the iSritisb
I negation at aeuiugtou. .
u , Mecklenburg. Criminal Court
Thursday and; Friday ot last week was occu
pied with the trial of P. Plyler of Moaroe,
Union county, charged with burning the Baptist
Church of that town byJiaving first set fire to
his own store, which joined the Baptist Church
building.' The prisoner was defended by Payne
&Vannof Monroe, and H. C. Jones ot Charlotte;-'
and was prosecuted by Geo. E. Wilson,
Solicitor, and ; Covington & Adams of Monroe.
After arguments by the Attorneys, the case was
given to the Jury Friday afternoon, and in about
an boor afterwards the Jury brought in a ver
dict of not guilty, and Plyler was discharged.
' Alice Adams, negro womaD, submitted to a
f,- -"-t-' j o -
Qray for a pair of shoes. Her arrest was after
wards resisted by a crowd of negro men, who
should hare beta' indicted as accomplices. 1 1 )
: Saturday was occupied with the trial .of the
shootins; affair at W. A. Griffith's store, in Sharon
township, early in March last Mr Griffith, the
I proprietor of the store, was one party to the
a . - j . r ti Tl T 1 r ' i
s sutur, buu iuussrs ooyce dcii, iuua urier auu
Stephen Hargett were implicated in the conflict I
In the exchange of shots, Bell received a pistol I
ball wound and a lot of shot in his legs, Grier I
v. . -T , f , tl t
shot9 struck Mr Hargett and a mule. The Jury
. . j. . . . n m1i. n n
rendered a verdict ; of guilty as to. Griffith, Bell
. . . -i.'-4 . ti 1 - 'l-'ry -ea.-u
and Gner, and not guilty as to Hargett. Griffith,
. A . t . . . .
Bell and Grier were required to give bond in the
sum of $200 each to keep the peace for the next
va months, : .a -j ,r .i-c'.- .k ut
John Avery was convicted of assault and bat
tery on T. H. Hoover, v A o C 1 1
On Monday of . this .week, . a -negro youth J
named Wm. Roach, was convicted of an attempt
to break into the residence of Mr J. Ws Dickson
of Steel Creek township. Geo. Davis, colored,
was convicted of receiving a watch which was
stolen from ; Isaac ( N4 .Alexander, Sr. Davis
know ins that the DroDertv had been stolen
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Erie8t "bodes, colored, submitted to k charge of
perjury. Dan Clouse was eonvicted of beating
a woman with the slats of a bedstead.
On .Tuesday afternoon the Conrt adjourned
till fcext Term after ' passing sentence on 1 those r
I - ' n ' ' L .sva I
"'""'"s uiCUk 1U ng
iU?J ttrc JU3 iuai io me case oi
the low-down white woman cohabiting with a I
nPirrn manjlifa ihiaS hhi,1ii ti.a tiAh in 'nn
the chain gang for two yeaTfci&fldif.the woman
whele, the Jndge baa done, first, rate,: and onr
good people like him very much :
"The case that attracted the ereatest attention
was that of Mary Parker, white, and Sharper
coioreu, conviciea oi conaDiiauon. ine
u"oeiTIuf u ubbbumwi were uitposea io per-
8Uae - Jndge Meares to temper justice with
mercy,iuiu wuea uie iuuge suaounceu iuai juary
Parker would be required to pay a fine of $150
auu; oluu1 pt "uc Vl
nv vvmuovi lutiiunivu uctt au aai nuuiu UC
enterea against mis juagment. rio sooner i was
this intimation voiced than Judge Meares turned
inilfmAnt fnr if da unnpil wh In ha talr-n ks
iu lUQviuk auu viuncu miu uut iu cuier ui ui.
js-v-., .v. wamwu, v
A At. A M A.n K A .1 1 . . L
would change the . sentence and make it the
heaviest, that the law possibly allows. This ac
tion staggered the counsel and it was decided to
let the fines stand. In the afternoon, when the
fines were paid to . the clerk, tbe counsel made
I some remarks to the effect that Sharpers fine
ougnt to ne lessened a little, when the Judge,
thinking that the lawyers wanted to undo the
wnoie t tune, ordered the sentence changed from
s lou ana sou. to two years and to six months
service in the chain gang. The counsel thereupon
promptly put in tnat a misunderstanding bad
been made, that the fines had been paid as agreed
upon. . Judge meares ordered the clerk to let
. . . j ... . m .
were Bfven receiDts for KOtJ and dismissed from
Rhodes, col., who submitted to a
was called to receive sentence.
the details of Rhodes' offend-
UK ucau w aa m uaiu avvia tie uc on vie IU. DalU
the Judgef and he ia sentencea t0 twelTe Months
That was a bald faced lie he swore to," said
i in the chain gang.
W. C. Fisher, a young merchant of Tryon city;
who was tried and convicted at the last term of
i jnsner was otiginauy sentenced to four years in
I the state penitentiary, but an appeal was taken,
In the meantime a compromise was effected by
fisber aettlinfr with KI ar As Hnhitn. Thn oriiri.
nal sentence was therefore canceled,and the $100
Other sentences passed were as follows : . Fred
Holton. col., stealing chickens. 2 vears on the
cnain gang; ueorge Davis, col., receivings stolen
watcn, six months , on the chain gang; , J ohn
Avery, larceny; six months on' the chain gang;
juacK uiaKe, roDoing uoyd's store, seven years in
the penitentiary; William Roach, col., attempt-! tained in The Code, chapter 16, and Acta amenda
at burglary, twelve months in the chain gang; Ab I tory thereof, notice is hereby given that I have
Phifer, larceny, three years in the State peniten
The Next Elections. On the
TnLm&ijiilvnLhBr i. o!JAVW
I ... "-' mw-,w ww.w
to te in !-18 Stl for nine members
I t. LJIJ I .i.:o.L. e L'
I of Congress, three Supreme Court Judges,
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win inni.Bin wnun- nnmninran 11111 nvimi
and it in Antimn.tprl fn rnit itlKO flflfl
I - . '
J Mrs and Miss Brady of Davidson
EST" Judge i Manning, who ' has long
neia a seat npon tne supreme court Dencn
of Louisiana, and who is a native of North
i i . -v- w '
Carolina, has retired.
The Postmaster-General has placed
the "Nature's" Incubator Company,' of
Quincy. Ill, on the fraud list. The con-
nar-n nfFayaA n Dnnnlff ininlitAr f- tin
I ana ad 9 rnshinor bnainesa. bat the men-
and did a rushing business, out the incu-
bators were nothing but shallow trays,
and wouldn't assist incubation in any
form or manner.
A Rne T.r A 11 1Q
There is a general cholera scare
v.n.w v. v.. w. """"i v -
throughout Southern Europe and it is ex
tending to England. Tbe Lanoet and
. . A ,1 imnin fttll nnP:.
I . - l:.:u . i
.I..,. f n. Unlioll anannst A I...
i v - w - j i -
timein piitting their tovns ia ithe best
j, : j
naHHiuit uuuuiLiuu ui Bnuikrv ueieuae. auu
r . 4. r. :1
in seeing that their quarantine service is
and Active. They say it is
I Q.f; , tltmf ynt' J:u k
morally certain tnat cnoiera wm oe
orougut to u uuu
i n rr t.hn npxt few diTR or week, and that
terVible responsibility' rests upon health
authorities of jadmiting or irepelUpg the
Bcourge. ,(,.,fT.. r v. i
List of Letters
Remaining in the Postofflce at Charlotte, N. C,
for the week ending April 19th, 1886:
T.4:n D.;tlnn Prnaot TlloV Tr 1 C Tllalr T
R Barner 3. J W BIgga. John Bradley. Neil Bur-
m Wrv-ria HcMbhII mn Uinint TntH.
i "j - - b
well, Nat Cochran COl. Julian M Cooper, mrs
I Catharine Davis, uicks uameron. lsaoeiia ue-i
iianer, Jen uasseii, j o r icicuer, ner n cu
derso'n, M E Garrison, mrs Winnie Gray. M
George Hampton, mrs Qlennie Hazles. A B
?-y,n.e9i.m W,.B V.M,iieT,Te:
i Hanate ucuoweu, n u jucuoweu, uire nrei
n i -d-us n t-i.:
Mattie Stares, John Bturd. John Sloan col,Isaiah,
I Shankle. Henry Slater, mrs Dora E 8impaon C
I w Hr,t MnlliA TnrrenR. Wilann Wallace flaHv
w DCOtt, Aloiiie i orrens, tt lison vv auace, d
waiu fanixa White Jennie WmUfix
Liztie Youre. - ;
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I When calling for tbe above please say ad-
....iveriiseu.., . -
Local Items. r.n
tW The "Full Moon In April" " passed with
out frost in this section, though the nights and
mornings have been cool enough to require fire.
A rain now would do no harm but ' much good
to land and vegetation.
We learn that there ' was a good raiu on i
Wednesday afternoon in some sections of the I
county, outside of the city.
Here there was only
The following gentlemen went to . Roan-!
oke, Va.. to represent Charlotte in the Railroad
meeting held on the 21st: Dr. J. H. McAden,
R. M.'Oates, J. H. Weddington, II. C. Eccles
It's a matter of no importance, but . we
mention that Secretary Lamar (of Mr Cleve
land's Cabinet) took supper on., Monday evening
at the Hotel near the Depot ; He was on hia
way back to Washington after a short absence
in tne south.
.The death of young Mrrow, at Pineville,
caused by drinking too much water while over
heated, should be a warning to others. , (.Bee
We are pleased to learn that the large Ice
-p.. x. -
Factory is to be re-opened in this city and put to
, JTiV . . . J v
work. It has remained closed for a year or two
M , ..
in consequence of litigation. The Factory can
consequence of litigation. " The Factory
make ice enough to supply the surrounding
The negro who tried to hang himself in
Cabarrus county the other day, because he was
tired of work and wanted to rest in Paradise,
would have found himself much mistaken about
the time the Devil grabbed him with a pitchfork
and used him to keep up a fire.. Suicide and 1
the gallows is a mighty uncertain and , unsafe I
road to Paradise.
PKOHraiTiotf Club. Pursuant to a call of the
friends of Prohibition, a meeting was held at the
Mayor's office Saturday night, the 17th. inst.
The meeting was organized by calling Col. J. E.
TlrAlirn c rim nhoir and annAintiniv fl W A Iav.
ander as Secretary. The following resolutions
were adopted :
1st f'I'hef thin 4VAfr i tm ft v tAMu1 a nm
prohibition in the city of Charlotte, or Charlotte
township, as may he deemed most advisable,
2d. That a committee of nine be appointed by
tne cnair to report on tne wnoie question to an
adj0urned meeting to be held at the OourtHouse
inJCharloMe on Tuesday night, 20th inst... at 8
An opportunity waa then given those present I
to enroll . themselves as members of the club. I
8ixty-six names were enrolled. , .. v , . . I
The chairman appointed the following com-1
mittee nnder the above resolution : Hon R Y
McAden, P R Durham, J P Johnston, Rev W M I
H0Dey; tl iawaras, tl Jfl McDonald, Rev if. K
Howell; col. Rev RP Wyche, col, Rev A P
I Alston. COI. i
- A Dermanent oreanizatlon waa effected hv the
eiecuon oi kjoi j xsrown, as rresment. ana tbe
I lUiiU Wllig V W3C-T XcblUculS Z ' 18 W aTU. th ill
i Wh te: 2d Ward. Jeflerson Hairier, ool . 3d
Ward, Hon R Y McAden : 4lh Ward, Gen R
i rjaniDLTcr. u vv Aiexanaer. Hecretarv: I j vv
nnnnJ. OA...n . T m r a s.i.
i uslcs. wurauuuuuiK Bmciai : u I L Ly OIIlllU.
n. ... '
Under resolution adopted the President ap
pointed the following committees to solicit per
sons friendly to this cause to enroll themselves j
as members of this club :
1st Ward C Scott, C S Holton, Frank Ben
ton, col. '
2d Ward R E McDonald. J L Brown. WW
Smith, col. 1 . -; y ; -:!. . !
3d Ward RH Morse. R J Sifford. Rev. A P
Alston, col. . ,
4th Ward R B Alexander. R P Chapman.
Simpson Bradley, coi.
i a l n. nifiPT.inff fir rnn TirnmniT.irm rnih car tha
Court House on Tuesday night, a resolution was
nuuibu iv pdiwiuu uic vuuu tj uiULUISollUCXa IU
order an election on tbe rrohibition question for
tne city ot unariotte. on the first Monuav.in. next
June. The following committees were appointed
to solicit petitioners : -
First Ward J F" Johnston. R"M White.
ev it f wyene, itev JU eagles, Kev Wm Johns
ton. ,, . i - ... :
Second Ward John E Oates.' W A Truslow.
ev jj- it tioweii, Jiii rreston, VV VV Smith.
Third Ward R H Morse. Walter Mullen. H
Edwards, J W Gordon, James Foster.
Fourth Ward D W Oates. W H Mullen. J
S reeland, R B Alexander, Edward Hooper, R
Notice of Letters of Incorporation.
To whom it may concern
Whereas, application was made to me. the un
dersigned, Jno. R. Erwin, Clerk of the Superior
uourt oi juecRienourg county, IS. u., under and
bv virtue of the Laws of North Carolina, as con.
issued Letters of Incorporation toThos.O. Dunn,
cnanotte. jm. u.. and Jts. z. wallower. Jno. I.
Beggs, W. T. Hildrup. Jr., Thos. H. Heist and J.
Wallower, Jr., of. Uarrisburg, .fa., to them and
their successors to be and henceforth they shall
be incorporated under the name and title of
" THE RUDISILL MINING AND MILL
ING COMPANY." with its principal place of
business at Harrisburg, in the State of Penn
where. Its duration 60 vears from date of in-
corporation. Its amount of Capital Stock is
i i mw . vtt mw. wivnvAuw..t
i .i . L- Miiallv liaKlo Tl. BtnV I. t
shall not be individually liable. . Its Stock is to
be and remain forever non -assessable.
Done at the office of the Clerk of the Superior
uourt oi MecaienDurg county, a. u., this 25th
aay oi juarcn, a. u. ibso.
JNO. R. ERWIN,
April 23, 1886. lw Clerk Superior Court
Washington Lafayette Morrow, eon of the late
"Wash" Morrow, and grand-son of the late Mai.
Ben Morrow of Charlotte, died at the residence
n T7 r a rv: 4 A t:- 11-
I on the night of the 17th of April, aged about
I twenty-two years. - Viewed by human eyes and
from a numan standpoint this very sudden death
I W3 ,U UUUIUCJy One, UUl UOU KDUWI Detl.
of very, few words,
I n..f Kn v,: .i u
but by his guarded speech and retired.' but firm.
I decided manners, he had gathered about him a
host of warm friends, and we believe we utter
but thtTXh wnen w My. tnaJ no deh has oc-
I"" .ulurc. ruy imuvumiii. xxe w very
i consistent memner or tna fineviue fresnvteriAn
I Church. Loved in life and lamented in death
those ol us who are left mourn not aa those who
have no hope, for we believe he was ready when
tne summons came. tf.
CHARLOTTE MARKET, April 22, 1886.
I About 300 bales Cotton were sold here
during the past week. Prices have ad-
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yanced a little and the demand is good
for the better grades. Good Middling 8i,
I " o
Middling 8$, Strict Low Middling ,
bu,J8 an.d 1 ". ,7t to 8i. arket
- 3 '
Corn and Corn -Meal 62 to 65 cents
cents per bushel; I'eas 90 cents to
Oats 45 to 50 ; Flour $2.25 to $2.35 per
sack for the ordinary grades.
Irish Potatoes 75 cents per bushel;
Sweet 53 to 60.
Western Bacon Sides 6 by wholesale,
64 to 6f by retaiL
Sg H to 18 cents per doaen; Ubick
en8 20 to 26 eenl8 each Fresh Butter 20
ti ' Other Markets.'
u NEW YORK, April 22, 1886.
Cotton market steady Middling 8. -, '
! LIVERPOOL, April 22, 1886.
Cotton market quiet Middling Uplands 5.1-10
Circle Teacxinq WAdojf4The ieam
stef and the farmer will hail with delight
a wagon with which they can -miss a
stump or a fence corner. Such a wagon is
made by the enterprising, and reliable.
Piedmont Wagon Company at Hickory,,
N. C. , The wagon is especially , adapted i
to farm work, being just the thing for new
grounds and for country roads through .
the woods. It is so constructed . that . the.
hind wheels track exactly with the fore
wheels, and it is impossible to, strike, an ,
object with the hind. Which . was missed
by the fore wheels. It is sold for 'about ., ,
the same price, as the ordinary, wagon,
over, which it has many advantages. !s
Salisbury Watchman. ,-, .. , t ... : ...
buuwisu us ui waguu, wu wc icci sure ti hiu uu , .,
all that is claimed, for. it ;o v.- vinsU 4iiV;i w
-1 J .1 - 1 1 lit -3
3 it. ' V,
The PETERKIN SEED yield an average of 1
forty pounds, of Lint per ; hundred pounds of
scea cotton. . . . . .. . ... . : . . . ; .
On hand and for sale, by, , ,
Mclaughlin & heath,
, C. SCOTT,
! W. J. BLACK & SON, 'l '
'' ' CARSON BROS,
V ! i :;. L. J. WALKER & CO.y -
... . MEYER & ROSS, . ; j j
April 23, 1886.
W4i va v r
tf ' 1 Charlotte, N. C,
' All nersons bavins claims aealnst the. Estate.
of Roderick McAulay, deceased, are hereby noti-
fipH t-' rvrpopnt thpiT In mp nn or hpfnro Anrll
27th, 1887, or this notice will be pleaded In bar
of their recavery. Persons indebted 1 to' said
estate are requested to seine immeaiatciy. t
j .. ,,f UAKi ,JU, MCAULA.1, .
! Administratrix with the Will annexed,
April 23. 1880. ."6w ' ' '- '.
We have made arrangements with the - Rail
roads in regard to freight, so that Ve can bring
Marl irom the Eastern part oi the state to Char-
lotte or deliver it at other points in North or
south Carolina at such rates aa farmers can
afford to use it. Give us a call. 11? -
- ! :, BRYCE & DtiFOUR.
Charlotte, N. C, April 23, 1886, 2w (:j ,
Auction' Sale of
Stock. Farm Machinery.' ToaIs ' &C.
T j 7 :
At my Farm, 2 miles north of Charlotte, (on '
ueames xora roaa,) .sawraay, way 1, isao, a
fine herd , of Guinea Cattle Bull, and three ,
Cows, several Heifers some ia milk.
ov oouin uowu ana uraae sneep; some cneap .
.Horses and Mules. i;- "-- "
A six-foot Osborne (Harvester. Sulk v. Plow.
Hand and Power Feed Cutter. . ,i i- i i ; - .,;
Corn and Cotton Planters, Wagons and Gear.
Double and Single Plows," &c, &c. J,''
Terms Cash, or its equivalent ' " 1
i ' P. B. BARRINGER, M. D.,
i , J . 7 u i- Davidson College. N. C.ij
April 2, 1886. iS. lw
118 1 f
, E. D. Latta
XT II. Hft' 1j -!!
WE ARE NOW DISPLAYING
' I -!;; ' ALL THE NEW'
Soft and Stiff Hats,
And. the latest styles in , i . i . i -
For MEN'S, BOYS' & YOUTHS' " WEAR.
CST" Our prices this season will be . UNDER
THE MARKET throughout, and where actual .
value is regarded we will stand without a rival.
E. D. LATTA & BRO.
I April 9, 1886.
To the" Farmer 8 Of Mecklenburg.
THE PETERKIN IMPROVED COT,
.;. ... ton. , . . .. v
RxrjUpnt Slanln lariro Rrtlla nmnll KpatI pnsrv
to gather, proline, stands dry weather better than .
other varieties makes from 40 to 43 lbs. of Lint
to the 100 lbs. of Seed Cotton. ' ; ' ' V
Price of Seed '$1.60 per bnshel delivered at1"
Luanoiie. leuiimuDiais sent on 1 application.
Send cash w ith orders. Address, :-i .
1 . . n . . . . . ,. . , .
, , , : S. R. WILLIAMSON, i ... :
Agent for North Carolina,
Feb, 19, 1886. , 2m , . Monroe, N. C.
tW Mr. John Vanlandingbam is Agent for the
above Seed , in Charlotte., (1 . j, s , ;
SPUING '. . MILLINERY.
Our Sorinc and Summer Stvlea of. .MIL- I
LINERY is now readV. embracingr all the latest
novelties in Hats and Bonnets for . ; . .
Ladies, Misses and Children.
Plumes, Feathers, Flowers, Ribbons, Gauzes ,
uiino r iuiuwvi i jwwujiiyuiciik.iii uia .
I flt.l. 4 11 ... ,
Hats and Bonnets
.If '.,. .'1!'
Trimmed by Mas. Query, are a sure guarantee
of their being tastefully and correctly trimmed. ;
Dresses ... -i.:,. -.
Made in the latest styles, and at the lowest possi
ble prices. . .., t in-- -
April 16, 1886.
(TirSt National Bank OI CnarlOtt, ,
; CHARLOTTE, N. C.: y ; ,;
Paid Up Capital; $400,000.
:i Officees. ,:
R. Y. McAden, President. M. P. Pegram, Cashier.
jonn jt. urr, l eiier ; a. u ran am and A. Urady
BOABD OF DlEECTOKS.
R. Y. McAden, J. L Brown, Wm. R. Myers,
R. M. Oates, S. B. Alexander, 8. A. Cohen, .- 1
. .. .. li. liarrlnger, . . . . ; k
Deals in Bills of Exchange, 8ight Drafts. Gold
and Silver Coin, and Government and other Se
Jan.l, 1885. .. : . -u
mm m V m, m mmmj mm Mtmr V M m, tmW mm V M M y
EttabUthed in 1857.U.: ' ; -
mm tm m u au m m i mm m tm rm . rm m mm mm. kj.
HAS received a splendid Stock .
m ww i m mm .a
oi uaviiana as jo. b nest
White asd Gold Band ;
China Tea and Din-
ri" ner Sets.
e3 VAlso. Fancv Mottoed Cups
and Saucers, Mustache ups,
. Rharino' Miicru Vum. Af..
White Semi-Porcelain and Decorated Dinner .
Sets, square or oval shape ; Decorated Chamber .
Sets in great variety.
A larce assortment of Fancv Decorated Vases.
RrvpromM Tnnth Pick St&nda.. Celenr Stand.. Am.
Also, '. s v":' ; : ''i - i
Beet quality; Castors, Napkin Rings, Berry
Bowls, Molasses Mugs, Pickle Castors, Knives,.
Forks and 8poons.
BASKETS of all kinds. Work Stands. Lamps.
Brooms, Buckets, Tubs, Churns," Pastry Boards,
Rolling PfnlJ Death Trays and Bowls, Butter -
xriuu, w;.? a general assortment vi . ;
a.. . i . A . ....
Which will be sold low for cash. Call and r. ,
i Nov. 5, 1885. tf Near the Conrt " - -" -