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1 j i a, a. T it THE WILMINGTON JOURNAL. j. A. tCNOKIlIABD H.tUtor and Proprietor To ichom all euer on butir,ess must be addressed Terms of Subscription. Veokivt'aper, one year, in advance, $3 00 Do. Sixmontha,' 2 00 Daily Taper, one year, in advance, $10 00 six month, 6 00 " three months, in advance S 0r " one month. 1 00 ill. f R0XLY Auctioneer. By fBORLY Si UOItBIS. Administrator's Sale. bTATK Of NORTH OaBOLINA, I QoVXT7 of New Haxovtb. ( SUPERIOR OOTTRT. Adam Liupie, Adrn'nidtrator of James B. Green, Janice G. Green and others, lieira at Law of James 8. Green. Petition for of Renl Estate. By virtue of norl3i madd ia the above en titled causa the unde-raigneil aa the Administra tor of the Jate Jai.isa H. Graen will, on THUBd D1Y the 18th da- of May next, at 12 o'clock M.. at the Cours Elonse in ilrnington, sell by Public Auction a l the lands which belonged to the late James 8. Green at tho tini3 of hi death Ivins: East of the late Eastern boundary of the city of vvji i ingtOQ, extending eastwardly be yond Mi l Croek, including the three parcels cf land conveyed to said Jaoiet 8. Greea bv 8. D. Wallace and Wm. A. lloark. Executors of dam ul Beerv by detl dited the 23th dvy of April 185 i, ani alao the lands conveyed bv Miles Cos- tin to James 8. Gfeen by dee 1 da d the 8th day of September 1853, which sail lanis are par ticularly described ia tbe petition filed in the Superior Court of New Hanover County by the und-srBigDel aa the ,Ydmirjiatrfcor of said James 8. Or-ou, nnder which th order for the sale of the same is made. tSaii lands will be t-oU on a credit of eix acd twelve months, and tbe pnrchaaor will be r fjnire J to euter into bond with Rocd and oofn cient security for tho payment ot tho purchase miner. ADAM EMPIE, Administrator. april 7 9 w7wch NOTICE. L HEREBY NOTIFY AND BEQUEST THE creditors of paight Hill. eq., to present their claima to rue at tbo law office of John i Htal Jirjs, Eeq., in tbe town ot Kenansiile, on Mod dfcy ihe lt i!iy of May. preliminary to their settlement. A. O. MOSELEY, Tru tee. april 7 IMwch CANCERS TUftlOHS. ULCEUS. Astonishing ceres by Prof. Kline, at the Phila delphia Caacer Inotitute, 031 Arch, street, Phila pelphi. Pa. At Branch Cfli cos by Dr. Dalton, W. Fourth eireet, Cincinnati, Ohio, by Dr. tlreene, Ciiar otte, N. C, by Dr. Healy, fcJtulble flold Honsf, Atlanta. Ga- VOOKKKUli CV'CKK ANTIDOTES, o Km!': . -V Causua Medicines. No Blood. LiUie 1'ain. For particulars call oa cr address either of the t.bove jau27 51 3m "h EVERY ONE III OWN DOCTOR. A private iof tructor for marr ed persons or fho-c i.Uri; u, he married, both male and female, in verythr. ronet ti-.uik 'bo physiolty and re-iiktion-. ' imr ptpujal (iift'iu, e.nt tho prodoction mid m(-vt:iit:ti 'd olT-trinK, ir.cud-.n! a;l the new i u:MCuVric4 fiC 7i-r L't iotH fjiv n t;uagf, by y.U. VOU SO, !. 1?, iioii Uli IhiA id really ti valuable and i-iter'-ating vox 'a It i written in plain lat!f:ap:) for ihe jreueril rea ler, and is il luatiated witti nameroas ongravirigs All young married peep'o. or thoe conteiplar-ng m srriayo. and hr.viii t"ie lR shonld road ti :h ;' every one ehouM b iHjoli th-- yr.'v-1 i :m;-rd;i:.tnt to m rnd i'e . fw dicfio-t. eearets tha i . ij iiti; alii- i i a. ; R.-..:t r.- iio L-i an- Audrcsa n r-- CO 1 C' iVript of 5'' r p-s, Phia. Oct 23 &idrer V;. WIT. YOU.'iO r.7-5iij.ch 2. . s: (Succea-jor to Dia'igne h Groer,) Fire Hose Iilanufactunjr, 20 SORTH -T., PHILAl 'EoPHlA . Satabllsbed in 1S3I. Steam Fno fcngme. Forcing nd 8uetiaf 1 Hose, Loathei and Kubber Backets, Pipe. No7.le, Sfcrew. and Patent CotipliDg of all kinda- feb 24 1 rRmrh BOitFRT i JUU!VS0N INSrEOTOB OF NAVAL STORES, COT TON, Ac. WILMINGTON. N. V. OFFICE AT JOHN O. HEYEBTO STORE, Vf would inform his friends and old onstomers that he has qnaliSed as Inspector, tvnd eolioits their natronace. jan 13 . w tf QOUBLE REFINED POuDJRETTE OF THE JLodi Manufacturing Co." For sale ia lots to suit crtatomere. This artiole is sold for HALF TDK PRICE ot Tother fertili zers, and is cheaper for Ootton, Corn. Tobaooo and Vegetables, th&a any other in the market. It ia made entirely from the night soil, offal, &c. of New York City. Price, delivered ca board ia New York City, Twenty-five Dollars par Toa. It and tbe folio wing Testimonials : JcT-cra. Eaci.. of Greenville. N. C. nn- der date of October 25th, 181 1. says: The Poudrette I purchased of you last spring. I meea on Cvrn, and from results. I am aatutied it ia the cneapest and best fertiliser we can use in this section." David W. Gabkill,, of Washington. N O., an der date of Nov. 4th, 1870, says: "I used your Double Refined Poudrette on Cotton in the same way (ia the drill.) Bide by side with Peruvian Guano, the Poudrette ia one row and the Guano in the next, and I pronounce it superior to the Guano In tha spring the rows where I used the Guano looked tho best, but in Jane and July, the Poudrette showed itself, and my neighbors who have seen it prononnoe it equal to Guano, and I think they will unite with me in using it another year." .1 AVFrt n Wtldek. of Franklinton 0., says, in letter dated Sept. 23d, 1870: " I used the Double Refined Poudrette on Cotlton, and it will, without a doubt, make more than a 156 guano, which has a great reputation as a Cotton Manure. The Nitro -.Phosphate I uaed on Cot ton, tiweet Potatoes and gardea track, all of whioh did exceedingly well " J J. Rollins, of Paotolus. N. O.. ntder nate or October 21) th, 1870, eaye: "I believe the JJOte liefined Foudrette and Bone Dast aare aii they are recommended to be. I need the Poudrette on Corn, ani although the season has been very unfavorable lor all kinds of fe-tihzra on Jay sandy soil, I was perfectly satisfied, and believ it the cheapest fertilizer we can uso." J. A. J askew, or Colerain, N. O-, in a letter dated September 16th, 1870, says; I let several planters have some of the 'Double Refined Pou drette On .ph he wants 5 tons next eeaeon to pat under Corn. I used 4 tons on Corn, and although the season was unfavorable, it aston ished every one who saw It. I think il the best fertilizer for Corn I ever saw." A Pamphlet giving full directions, 4e sent on application to 1 JAMES T. FOSTEB, Box 3139, New loik P. O. Office 66 Cortlandt Street, New York. For6aleby gpRTJHT; & HINSON, Wilmington. N O. ,.iq 49-wl3t-eh 7TT7XT T CTXT Now roadytne great GEN. jL& tj. work of the with a full record f the c.mpalgos and heroic deeds of hi CoMPAiciosa lit Aun t VT BST cuished outhe n Journalist. The Life of an. fcSe ia here given full of tact, of tajernj before putlished. 850 pages and 30 Ufe-hke Steel EnKravinea. Price 13 75. $1 50 per month made by Di,abt4 Soldiers a ad active men ana women galling this work. ... . mar 3-4twch Jio. C"4 Broadway, p. i . HILLSEOBO STEEET, HALEIGQ, N. O. A. A. HARBIN Pboxbietob. MI VOL. 27. a model newspaper. The Carolina Messenger, PTJBLI8HED EVERY FBlDAY, AT GOLD-BOKO, N. C. IMPROVED ANb ENLARGED! A Newspaper or the Pkesent Trass, Lhtkndm) rou the People Now os Earth, including Farmers. Mechanics, Merchants, Pro fessional Men, and all manuer of honest folks, and the wives, gone and daughters of all such. OMLY T WO UOL.L.AHS A VIC A It ! 8ix Corns ose Yeab rou $10 J54 Every new bubseriber receives, as A. GIFT, a handsome POCKET MAP of NORTH CAROLINA, ontainioc alo a Calendar, aotl the time of holding iSni)erior Coarts in -every County throughout the State, -aa Ho north Ca.rotlBla.n tbouM be Wlltiout tilts Map. The MEasENQEr. is pm-emin'iit- a r:ilatie Family Paper, (bow in its 7ih - Mump ) and, ad a vehicle or news, has always h Id the lirat rank amoofr R alburn jonruats I s news on every topia of interest political, literry, boci-ii, domestic and roreigu n always frefeh abon in. various and accurate, comprising the who!- circle of current intelligence, always renderi-d wiih such promptitude and spirit, that the paper ha& a large and increasing circulation. A8 AN ORGAN OF OPINION. The Messemoeb is fearless, trenchant, indomi table, ardent ia its advocacy r f sound Denr.o craticjpnnciples, unsparing in its denunciation of poli-ical abuses ai d corruption; and not con fining its dioussiou t mere politic, it tubes ii range tenches upon a great variety cf enb-jac-1, an aims to be a safe gmde of pnbJic opinion on u-U 'opics which eDgage public atu-i -tin Itivw- oispiouous prominence to fctatw news and market reports. C'ANVA BERS WaTEI IN EVERY COUNTY. HE-DIOUR MONEY ia Post GfSce orders, wherever convenient, if not then register 'In letters containing money. Address JULIUS A BOSITZ, Editor and Prop'r Goldebcro', N. O. mar 3 dlt-wly WILMINGTON MIL l7s7 WILMlltQlOS, n. c, NORTHROP & f UH3IING. Proprif tors. Cargoes of YffJjLOW PINE LUMBER fur- v niohed for any market at short notieo. SSr Ail kinds of PLANED LUMlilOi. alwaH on Land. Aleo, LVTU's BRICK. Ar , Ao. dec 16 AVOIDQ,U.Cit.A VICTi n Oh' RAKLY . iudiBcrenou, causing ne-vons debiliry, pre znatnre decay. 6tc, haviug triei in vi.n -w ry i ndvrtis&d reciedv, hs discovered r eimpl- Teans of olf cure, which ho will tnd froo to hi felloe fntr-rera J. LI . IV T ri.E, 7 Nassau Ht , New Yo k Oiv. jn 13 " 4'.) '.C c'i WTO!.Z-JI! fTers att?:-tion of iijejiv :3 ra?i?l to the h3 , fk-fatarih7ation Act, 187U," Viz: 4. .6,1 perao 7,o 5t -ja- e of nit ha.-g been .sora wi i.i 'vo -jrri ivi of II.-r iAjfcr.i3 is a ntura:-boiti 3 -ct, tv. who is-at ih tinu. of bis birth bo om- ui r tbe law of ay foreign t-i'o a fulj c. yf - -n tte, and is eih sach bnbj ct, .r-ay.'t of fa.i . o ar.d noi uudor anj dK-oility, m'.-ke t- -vi - -io.. of a'icntge in ina ne. afuzsaid, at.d f ra a .cl after tbe mak iUH of ' uch declaration or i- e ago, such per oo bhci ccaae to be a I5ri:irh sbje-t. &n ,-srsrn who ta born ont t iir iajvtr's domin ions of a fath r bein . Br .ci h rabjaot may, u of full ' ge ana i ot under uiv Cisability, make a dec artlon of a'iftneigo i- m-iucoi- aforosald, and from and after 'he nj&ki- g of such declara tion, eballceas;. to oea brni h tutjeot. EXPATRIATION. r. Any British euojeci who has at any lime be fore, or may at any nine alter, the passing of this act. when in any foreign p tate. and not un der any disa ility, voluntarily become natural ised in such State, hall, from and afier the time of his 80 haviog become naturalized in such foreign State, be deemed to have ceased to be a British subject, and bu regarded as an alien: Provided, (1 ) That where auy British eubject has, before the passing of this act, volunta rily become naturalized in a foreign State aud yet is desirous of remaining a British subject, he may, at any time within two years after the passing of this act, make a decla ration that he is desirous of remaining a Brititth snbiect. and unon such declaration. hereinafter referred to as a declaration of British nationality, being made, and upon his taking the oath of allegiance, the decla rant shall be deemed to be, and to have been eontinaally. a British snbiect; with it is qualification, that he shall not, when within the limits of tha foreign State in which he haa been naturalized, be deemed to be a Eritieh subjeot, unless he has ceased to be a , BQbJect or that State in pursuance or me las thereof, or in unrsnauce cf a treaty to that effect. (3.) A declaration of British nationality may be made, and the oath of aliegianoe be taken, as follows, that is to say: If the d-clarant be in the United Kingdom, in tbe . rtsnce of a justice of the peace: if eL-ehere in Her fcfftintva dominions, in the presence of any judge of ny court of civil or criminal juris diction, of ny justice of the peace, or ofau Athar nifijer f.r the time ueing autnorizeo by law in .the place in wuion mo aec-arani i tr administer an oath for any judicial or So?lTalX7jnt; .. . . . : r cr- t-' th dip!omatio or consular service 01 xier Uajesty Also. 10 the following extract frota the 'Von vention betweeu Her Majesty ana tne unnea States of America re ative to Naturalization Ratifications exct-anged at London, August 10, 870 ) t . t dB.iCLB IL "ritteb eutjests who beoune and are nturahzed as citizens 3 th' Uuited ta'.es, hll b at liberty to navo vihin nnnniA tbe ir D&: nrliBMKU and to resume -w RntiMh nationality, provided that ench re nnneiation te publicly doc ared within two jeare after the I3tn lay or siey, 15. Further informatin may oe aw uu appuua tion to ,T British Vice Consul at 3-eow-7wch Wilmington, N 0. Legislature of North Carolina. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. AFrUBNOON SESSION. Tuesday, April 4, 1871. Tho following bills and resolutions pass ed fhnir third rrftdinfir : Bill to incorporate the Land Improve ment tlnmnflnv. thonV.A tho Nneaker of the House and President of the Senate to ap point proxies and Directors in corpora tions in which the S at9 is interested vea3 36. nays 27. Bill to allow alien to hold and convey land Mr Jones, of Caldwell, (submitted the report of the special committee ou the con j : TTj ivprfiitV. r 1 - - " : a !?.'Tlt. oBbani, wbomay UUK ... . hereatter overpay we iuu vWOu4w, "r ""1 im. .1 .Jino4 superintendent of the insane asylum, and other officers, was laid on tho table. SENATE. Wednesday, Av ril 5, 1S71. The following bills passed finally this morning : Bill changing the manner of appointing State proxies, transfers from the Governor to Messrs. W-irren and Jarvis. Bill to incorporate the Walnut Moun tain Turnpike company. Bill to pay expenses of University In vestigating Committee (17.) ry Mr. Moore, the following resolution: Resolved, That tho thanks of the Senate are hereby returned to Hon. E. J. Warren, President of lha Senate, for tho dignity, ability, UDpartiality and courtesy with which he has presided over the delibera tions of this Senate. Upon the adoption of the resolution, Mr. Warren eau'l : Senators : I thank you most sincerely for this expression of 3 oar kindness and regarJ. I esteem myself exceedingly for tuuate if I have given sitisfaciiou as the presiding officer of such a body. You uave rua ie ray duties light and pleasant You hav-.i never been unmindful of the dignity and decorum which ought to char acterize the Heuate of North Carotin. The only return I cia make to you for thus un merited compliment, is to wish you, t ach and all, Lf ilth and prosperity, and to pray that a kind Povidoace will biens aud ksep you ; that you may return to your duties ut tu; next meeting of thia General A'sem b!y, uoimated by the same high purpose to serve tho State which has hitherto marked your action. The Senate ooncurred in House amend ments to bill transferrins:,' that portion of the Central reed laying between Raleigh and Goldsboro', to the Atlantic aud North Carolina Railroad. Resolution in favor of Principal Clerks of the Senate aud House (pays 8100). HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Wednesday, April r, 1871. Tl)- I'.jl.twitig billn and imolutioiis paM'd their oevoral readings: Riil t.i atiii'rul the charter of the ViI liuimton ft nd Tttrboro Railroad ; Bill to ro prat chapt. r 2f7. laws of 1S63 'G9; Rill to iuaorporat.: the Wilmington ard Smith vile Steamboat Ccmpany; Bill for the better protection of the Literary Fund; Bdi to incorporate ihe 1st Co-operative S un o: Wilmington; "Rill to incorporate tDi-R -cl E date at.d Loan Association of vViht-inA-'i'1'; Bilt to allow the regiftration oi rii.i.. D.vds upon prcof; Bil ia f:ior ..f tl.e .-Xfiiiitci's of Kt'iibeu King l ite sh r AY ( R )! r . t illlitt'. ri-scdntiou Cll ('! if. - 11 k it! e i-l ih ai dial had e 1 1 11 , tt the lloiie t f sr til-- im in which i:- Speaker, i a ad com oresidt 1 llautt- tin: J. Jlt , 1 1 -4 lii liUil . vt-r t't i- d'dibi rti -ns iiur the entire r.esde-Ji. Oii the mo SiiS- tiou of Mr. Irt cch, the lu'en were . eniJed end the resolution ut-ianimously adfpt.ed. Mr. Speaker Jarvia than in brief but ap irupiinte remarks returned thanks for the Sykes, eo).. o Herod a resolution of thanks t- tho c orks and oth'?r efficers of the -louse, 'Utich wan p!so unanimously r.dopt 1 rndtr n suspension of the rulc3. TTTFiiE AiT. An Act Ir i"lel?t!oa to Fee of toutxty Ofii cers and tlie Sapiemt Court Clerk. Sec. 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact. That tho County Commis f their respective counties shall rective such )er diem not exceeding two dollars, as a majority of any Board may lix upon. Sec. 2. County Treasurrr shall receive as a compensation in full of all tervices required of them by law, such as per cen tum, not exceeding two and a half, on amount of receipts and disbursements, as the county commissioners or a majority of them may deem adequate and proper. Sec. o. County Surveyors, chain carri ers, entry takers, rangers, commissioners of affidavits, proce6sioners and standard keepers, shall receive the fees respectively pretcribed for them in chapter cue hun dred and two of the Revised Code, and no others. Sec. L Fees of Sheriffs. Executing summons or any other writ or notice, by simply delivering a copy to the party or his attorney, sixty cents. 2. Arrest of a defendant in civil action and taking bail, including attendance to justify, and all services connected there with, nnfl dollar. ?,. Arrest of a pert on indicted, including all services connected with the taking ana insdi float ion of bail, one elollar. .1 Tmnrisnnment of anvuerson in a civil oris or criminal ae.iion, tuixi-jf touw lease from pri-on, thirty cants. and re- Executing subpoena on a witness, thirty ccnti. G. Conveying a prisoner to jan !e au- ofher county, ion cents per mile. 7. For prisoners guard, it nects-iary, aud approved by County Ommiss-iouers, . d retlirning per mile, gUiUe "" & r lor oacn, I TI Vfl OeniH. Expense of guard .and all other ex- pensea OI conveying prisoner 10 jun, ui from one jan to anotuer iut .uj punuoc, or to any place of punishment.whatever sum mnv bo allowed DV tne uouniy wmuiw s ontrs of the county in which the indict- m.nk wnq iwaneel. on the allldavit 01 tne fHcsr in charee n Frftdincr urisouers iu county jail per foe iixed by the CoinmiSoioncrs of "w j - . . 1 10 Providing prisoners iu county jan finitAhlo beds. Dea-ciotnmg, omer nlnthine' and fuel, and keeping the prison nd crounds cleanly, wnatever sum suan CI . - , , M 1 .11 ui oiirwo(t bv tne commissioners i mo . . a i. -iintv. 11. Collecting hue and costj irom con- TTir. twn am , a nan ier ueui. iu iuo 1 I. - K L .... lKn amount collected. 12. Collecting executions lor money in .;tt.i notiniiH. two ana a nan rer cent, on hA 11 mount collected. 13. Advertising aeaie ot property unaer execution, at each public place required, fifreen cents. 14. Seizing specific property under order l LUUllf o j of a court, or judge, not specifically pro . K 4-lk-"T fir i HITI 1 I.I I I 1' flllW I I II i I . 1 m 1 - t rm-wv Athnv -in vided for. to be allowed oy tne juuge. 15. Taking aoy bond, including furnish -icg the blanks, fifty cents. 10 The actual expense ot ueeptug property seized nnder process or order of oonrt, to oe anoweu 10 uuun ou mo iu- davit of the omcer in cnarge. 17. A capital execution, ten dollars, and actnal expenses of burjing the body. 18. Sommoning a grana or pens jury, eaoh man summoned, thirty cents, end ten cents fr each person summoned on a special venire. i ..Qia1 vtnire. rio.Tol .vtogW J, cess with the aid of the county, the usual ia aiu ot mo I lev OX oaeuuuw, nuu tr --- WILMINGTON, N. C, FRIDAY MORNING. the county commissioners, and taxed, as other costs. 20. All just fees paid to any printer for any advertisement required by law to be printed by the sheriff. 21. Bringing up a prisoner upon habeas corpus, to testify or answer to any court or before any judge, one dollar, and all ac tual and necessary expenses for such ser vices, and ten cests per mile bv the route moit usually traveled, and all expenses for any guard actually employed and ne e33ary. 22 For summoning and qualifying ap-pr.d-i rs, and for performing all duties in layiog off homesteads and personal prop erty exemptions, or either, two dollars, to be included in the bill of costs. 2U. For levying ti 11 at'achtuent, one dollar. 21. For attendance to qualify jurors to lay off dower, cf commissioners to lay off year's allowance, one dollar ; and for at tendance to qualify commissioners fcr any other purpose, teventy five cents. 23. Executing a detd for land cr any in terest in land sold undor execution, one dollar, to be paid by the purchaser. 2G. Servieo of a wiit of ejectmcut, ouo dollar. 27. For every execution, tither 111 civil or criminal cases, fifty cents. Sec. 5. Fees of Constables: 1. Executing a summons, or any other writ or notice, simply by delivering a copy to the party or his attorney, forty cents. 2. Arrest of a defendant in a civil action, and t iking bail, including attendance to justify, and all services connected there with, fifty can s. a. Executing subpteu on a witness, fif teen cents. 1. Collettiug executions for mouey in civil actions, two and a half per cent, on tho amount collected. 5. Summoning a jury, for each person summoned, fifteen cents. G. Advertising a sale of property under an execution, at each public place required ten cents. 7. And for all other services, same as are now allowed Sheriff. Sec. G. 1. Jurors to the superior courts, per diy, what shall bo aliowed by the county commissioners of the county, not exceeding one dollar and fifty cents. 2. Per mile of travel, going to and re turning from court, not exceeding live cents, to be fixod by tho county commis sioners, and cuch ferriage and tolls as they may have lo pay. 3. Toe sitr.o pay shall be allowed to spe cial j-irois when sworn to serve during the da, but 110 tolls, ferriage t r mileage. Sec. 7. The .salary and fe. s of the Clerk nf tbe Supreme Court whal! hi a provided iu section twenty five. c'.apUr i o hun dred and two, i the II vLed C -de. Sec. S 1. Tt;e Register of Deeds shall lf nl:nw; d. while and wh 11 uctint; a- e'erk to tbe be aid of cutumk i r,ers, Micb per ditm as their t-everal boaids may ipspc tive!y a'hw, not exceeding two dollars. 2. Kegistariug any deed or other wri ting authorized to be registered or record ed by them, with certificate of probato or acknowledgment and private examination of a married woman, containing not more than three copy sheet3, eighty cents ; and for every additional ccpy sheer, ten cents. 2. For a copy cf any record or my pa per in their office?, like fees as for regis termt the same. -L For issuing each notice required by the county commissioners, including sub j.coaas for witnesses, iifteen cents. 5. Becordicg each order of commission era, if over one copy sheet, for every one over, ten cents. G. Making out original tax list, two cents for each name thereon; for ecch namo on each copy required to be made, two cents. 7. Issuing marriage license, one elollar. Sec. 9. 1. Justices shall reoeivo no fees whatever, except tho following: for attach ment, twenty cents. 2. Transcript of judgment, ten cents. '.j. Suramo'ic, twenty "ents; if more thau one iu the same ca"e, for each addition!, ten cent:-. 4. Subpt.eua fur each wiuiese, ton cents. 5. Trial of an issue and judgment, forty cents. G. Taking an affidavit, bond or under taking, ten cents. 7. For jury trial ami entering vernier, forty cents. 8. Execution, twenty cent?. '.. Renewal of execution, five cents 30. Return to an appeal, thirty cents. 11. Order of arreyt in civil action, twen ty contr. 12. Warrant for arrest in criminal cases, or in bastardy, thirty cents. 13. Warrant cf commitment, twenty cents. 14. Comrmsfcicm to tako deposition, nt- teen cents. 15. Taking depositions on order or com- l J. X 1 .. mission, per copy suuei, icji cuuiw. 1G. Making necessary ccrtihcata and re turn to same, thirty-five cents. 17. Each justice of tho peace who is a member of the board of township trus tees, ehall receivo one dollar per dien for each day's attendance upon tho meetings of the board. Sec. 10. 1. Fees of coroners ehall bo the m ii nr.. ' . . game as are or may bo anoweti enerius in similar cases. 2. For holding an inquest over a deaJ body, five dollars; if necessarily engaged mnrfl than one elav. lor eacn aciamonai day, five dollars. 3. For burvinc a pauper over wiiom au inquest has been held, all necessary and actual expenses, to oe approvea vy mo county commissioners, and paid by tho county. 4, it shall be tne uuiy oi every coionti , where ho or any juryman shall deem it necessary to the better investigation of the cause or manner of death, to summon a physician or surgeon, who shall be paid for his attendance and services ten dollars, QTi rl snrh further sum cs the commission ers of the county may electa reasonable. Seq. 11. L Superior Court Clerks. For every original writ of summons, cr other original leading prcces?, one elollar ; and no additional allowance for any names in serted, and for every duplicate thereof, fwAntv-five cents. " "L . i nf 2. Recording a return oi a Buerm or other ministerial officer, ten cents receiving, filinrr and noting on the Axfr Znrrer. and de- UA.t-MlA.l . 1 uuuxxv; v j 1 - " o livering copies filed to the parties to whom addressed, ten cents 4. Entering order enlarging time for pleading, twenty-five cents. 5. Entering judgment and verdict, fifty cents. ' 6. Judgment on any question authorized to be decided by him, if there be an ap peal to the jadge, including statement of the case on the appeal from his decision to the judge, and acknowledging receipt of decision of the judge, and notifying each attorney thereof, ono dollar. 7. Transcript of record for a judge on issue of law joined on" the pleadings, and I - . . , ftclrnowieatTlUK jrecetps ui ubwmuu I ' .7 ' , . - - . - cents. APRIL 14, 1871. 8. Taking no affidavit to witness or juror's ticket, or any other affidavit, ten cents. 9. Transcript of case and record for Supreme Court, two dollars. 10. Transcript of judgment, twenty-five cents. 11. Hading transcript, postpaid, fifteen cents. 12. Docketing any judgment on execu tion docket, twenty-live eenta. 13. Affixing eeal of Court, when neces sary, ten cents. 11. Enteticg on record any order or judgruent of a juJge on a matter whioh ho has jurisdiction to uecido on t of term, if not tuoro than one copy sheet, fifteen ceuts ; if moro thau r 113 copy sheet, for everyone over tho first, ten cents. 15. Issuing fcubr teaa for witnesses, for each name, fifteen cents. 1C. Copy of any record or other writing in his office, per copy sheet, ten cents. 17. Probato er acknowledgment of a deed, tr a writing of any sort authorized to bo proved, and taking private examina tion of a married woman with a certificate tberoof. twenty-five cents. 18. For eudering tho registration of auy deed or other written instrument which has been proved in any other county, twenty-live centf. l'J. Probato of a will in common form with a certificate unci issuing lottors testa mentary, teventy live cen's. 20. Receding will or returns of execu tors, administrators, guardians or trustees required to make returns ten cents per copy sheet. 21. Grant f letters of administration of any n-rt, and taking bond of administra tor, including justification of eurelios, seventy-five eenta. 2'J. Rvory notice required to be issued by clerks, ten ccus. 23. Grunt of guardianship, including taking bond and justification of securities, fifty cents. 21. Apprenticing infant, including in denture, eeventy five cents. 25. Entering caveat on contested will, twenty cents. 2G. Recoieliug articles of agreement of proposed corporation, two dollars. 27. Issuing commission of any port, seventy-five cents. 28. Entering return to commission, and order for registration of deed, ten cents. 29. Auditing account of executor, ad ministrator, guardian, or other trustee re quired to return accounts, fifty cents, if not over three hundred dollars; eighty cents if over three huuilred and not over one thousand dollars; if over one thou sand dollars, one dollar. 30. ( 'ontiinianco of a cause, thirty"ceut?. 31. Execution, thiity-five cents. 32. LsuicK capias, one elollar. 33. Taking a recognizance, ten cents. 0-1. touring judgment against a ue fanliir.g jiuor or witness on a b;il bond or recognizance, twenty-five centp. 35. Juttilication of bail bond or recog nizance, twenty-five cents. 3G. Indictment, thirty-five cents. 37. Auditing final settlement of execu tor, administrator, guardian and other trustee required to return accounts, one fourth of cne per cent, cf the amount on which commissions arc allowed to such trustee, if net over o?:e thousand elollars; au amount over cuo thousand dollars and not over five thousand dollars, one-sixth of one per cent. ; an amount over five thou Sind dollars, onc-tcnth of ono percent..; but in no instanco to exceed fifteen dol lars. Sec. 12. Fee-a of Attorneys: 1. In" all oases in thofctiprcmo court, fifteen dollars. 2. Itifdl casts in tho superior court, wbero the title to land comei iu question, ten dollars. 3. Iu other cauo- iu tho eupcrior court, including petitions, aud in all cases of pe tition iu :;pccial proceedings iu tho m perior and prebalu courts, four dollar?. Sec. 13. Tho feer. of witnesses, whether attending at a term of tho superior coult er bofote tho clerk or a referee, be ouo doll;ir per day. Thoy tdaall aleo receive mileage, to bo fixed by the county corn nii.ssduiors of their respective counties, at a rate not to exceed hvo cents per mile for every mile necessarily traveled from their respective hornet- in going lo and return ing from tho place of examination by tbo ordinary route, and ferriage and toll paid in going and returning. If attending out of their counties, they shall receive one dollar per day and five cents per mile going and returning by the ordinary route, and toll and ferriage expenses, Provided, that witnesses before magistrates' courts shall receive fifty events per day in civil cades ; Provided further, that experts when compelled to attend and testify, shall be allowed Biich compensation aud milengo as tho court may iu its discretion order. See. 11. Sections two, three and four of chaper eleven of chapter two hundred and seventy-mue, laws of lSGS-'G'J, are hereby re-enacted. Sec. 15. Mileage to county officer with in their ret-pectivc counties, is hereby abolished. Sec. 1G. ChqlerM one, two, three, four, five, eix, seven, eight, muo and ten, e)f ti ilo twenty-one, aud title twelve of tho Code of Civil Procedure, and chapter two, saven, eight, nine and ten and section one of chapter cloven of chapter two hundred and seventy-nine and chapter oco hundred and foi tv-seven. laws of 1808-69, and chapters eighty-eight and one hundred and sixty-eight, laws of 18G9 -'70, aud all hiws and parts of laws in conflict with, or giv ing any other fee3 than those prescribed iu this act, be and tho same are hereby re pealed. Sec. 17. Thi3 act shall ba in force from and after its ratification. 21st day of March, 1871. Ratified the CONVENTION AIT. An Act Kntitled "An Ait to Submit tlie Question of Convention,' or 'Wo Conven tion to tlie Foilc, and to Provide for . the Kiection of Delegates." Whereas, The present Constitution is, in many respects, burdensome and op pressive to tho people of the State, and is, in many cf its provisions, illcdaptedto their wants and condition ; and wherea9, the taxes required by said Constitution to be levied upon the citizens or the estate by this General Assemoiy, are, in rue iuag ment of this General Assembly, too griev ous to be borne, and cannot be collected without effecting tbe rum of our people; and whereas, the General Assembly, hav ing reason to believe that a majority of tti vrtfr of the State are anxious to amend the said Constitution in many par ticulars, consider it their duty to adopt measures for ascertaining the will of their constituents, and to provide the means for carrying that will into eilect when ascer tamed: therefore, Section 1. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact. That the Sheriff of the several counties of this State snc.l uolls at the varions precineW inrtheir respective counties m uor established NO. 10 law ou the fir. t Thunsday in August, A. D. , 1S71, when and whore all persons qualified to v do for members of tho Ocao ral Assembly njy vot for or ogainst a State Convention, under the restrictions hereinafter prescribed; thoeo who wish Convention voting a printed t r written ticket, "Cnnvculiun,' and those- who do not wish such Convention, voting iu the rani way, "A'o ('went ion;" also to open ;-?parato pulls at the 1 aid timo and places, for tho election of delegates to the Con vention to be assembled in tho city of Raleigh at such timo as is hereinafter pro scribed, said pells to 19 superintended by the Registrar of tho precinct, and by two judges or iurpectois at eaoh of said places of holding the election, to bo appointed by the Commissioners of said counties respectively. Sec. 2. That it thall bo the duty of said registrars and said judges or inspectors, immediately after the closing of tho polls, to count the ballots in the prosenco of such electors as may desire to bo present, and make out a correct statement under their hand), of the pedis at their respective places of holding said election, which shall bo scaled up and returned to tho Commis sioners of (heir respective counties, by 12 wcioca on cjaiuruay, alter said day oi elec tion ; Provided, Tho counties of Carteret, Dare and Ilydo shall bo allowed until Tuesday after tho election to make their returns ; and said Commissioners, (or any two of them in tho presence of five or moro of tho citizens of said county,) shall com pare fcaid returns at tho court houso, or other placo ofc holding court in their re spective cennties, aud make duplicate statements of said returns, sworn to before socio person authorized to administer oaths, which shall be deposited in the office of tho Register of Deeds of tho coun ty ; and if, for any cause, tho return for any precinct be not in by three o'clock, p in., then and in that case the Commission ed 6hall adjourn without comparing the polls, to meet again on the following Tues day at 12 o'clock, m., when the polls of the various precincts of that county shall be compared, and in the meantime they shall direct the Sheriff, or one of his depu ties, to compel tho attendance of the ele linquent returning officer with the vote of his precinct. When tho Commissioners have thus completed tho comparison of the poii3 tney shall make proclamation at the court houso door of tho vote cast for and against tbe Convention, and the names of the person or persons duly elected as dele gates. Sec. 3. The Register of Deeds for each county shall transmit by mail, on or before tho 10th day of August, A. D , 1871, to tbe office of tho Attornev General, under his hand, one of the certified statements pro v:ded for in the foregoing eection and shall, on or before tho same day givo to tne person cr persons duly elected dele gutu or atiegaioj a cenihcate 01 lxj or their election; aud if for any causo there bo no Register of Deeds in any county, the Commissioners of such county when they declaro the result shall appoint one for this purpose. Sec. 4. The Attorney General ehall en dorse upon the returns thus made to his offico tho timo when tho same tvero ro- ceived, and shall file them, away until the fourth Thursday in August, A. D., 1871, when they bhall be opened nud counted by tho Attorney General, tho President of the Senate, the Speaker of tho Bouse o: Representatives and the Secretary of tha state, or nay two of them; and tho reculfc ehall be by them announced in such man ner as they may doom butt. If a majority of the votes be against a Convention thoy shall so declaro in a proclamation, and in that case tho delegateti Khail uoi assemble. But if u majority be for a Cmeution tucy shall no declare, and iu that event the dele gates elected at tuid elections in tho vaiious counties shall assemble in the city of Raleigh on tho third Thursday in Sep tember, A. D., 1871, for tho purpo:cj heroin declared. Sec. 5. The elec t ons shall bo held in a!l resf 'Gilts in tdriei conformity to tha exist ig laws of the State regulating elections for members of the General Assembly, aud according to tho provisions of thin iu;t. lice. G. That the inspectors of electiou mentioned in section 1st of this act, ehall befappointed bythe Commiseioncrj of each county respectively, at a meeting to be held on the first Monday in Juno, 1871, cr as soon thereafter G3 practicble, and said Commissioners shall at the same time ap point a registrar of otcrs for each voting precinct or township, whoso duty it shall be to revi.so the existing registration booko of his precinct or township, in such man ner that said books shall show an accurate list of electors previously registered in such precinct! or township, and ttill residing therein, without requiring such oloetors to bo registered anow; aud such registrar shall a!r;o at all times, after his appointment,, up to, and on ihe day of election aforesaid, keep open waid book", and be at tho polls on said day, with said books for tho regis tration ot aity electors residing in such precinct or towmtiip, and enutietl to registration, whose natnos haAe never be fore been registered in3 such precinct or township, cr do not appear on the revised Jif; no certificates of registration shall b j given, and no elector shall bo en titled to register or to voto in any other recinct or township thu theonoin which he is nn actual and bona fili resident on ho day of electioa. Any person offering to vote, although his name uaav bo ou the registratiou books, may be challenged as to his right to voto on tho day of election au dthe question shall be decided by tho in specters of tho box and the rejrietrar cf the precinct or township, before the ballot is received. Sec. 7. That if a vacancy shall occur by death or otherwise, of any person elected delegates as aforesaid, the presiding officer of the Convention shall hsuo his writ to the ShciifT of the county in which such va caucy may have occurred, after such notice as the Convention may order, to open polls to fill such vacancy under the same rules and regulations aa hereinbefore prescribed for election of delegate p. j Sec. 8. That said Contention shall con sist of one hundred aud twenty one dele gates, and each county shall be entitled to the same number of delegates as members of .the Hous4 cf Representatives, under the present apportionment, and the coun ty of Dare shall be entitled to one dele gate. Sec. 9. That said Convention shall have power to fix the pay of all its officers and members, and fchall provide for other ex penses to be paid out of the Treasury as it may direct. Sec. 10. The said Convention shall have power to elect its oCIcerSj and shall be the judge of the rtualiflcaons and election of its members, who shall be electors of tho State of North Carolina. iiec. 11 The said Convention shall have power. to consider and propose all neces sary amendments. .land . alterations t to tho Constitution: i not:. inconsistent, with the Constitution vi the . United States, except by 1 as is hereinafter prOYided,'to.wit: The ?2 t'9 rertqnare A". Killer .i slid rViTh'sj ;;?j!if&t;ci:e of every i'ljiif c'f r &x 'i jbfirj;oi a- &m:iaan;uis. : j IC'j t'l7crtl;ca:'iit it flcliig upon pilr&te thiracit'i- fan, uni'-x any tiECcrisXALOfs, be. v admitted. ' 1 - -f said Convention bhall lavo 110 power or , authority whatever 1 , , 1st. 'lo offer or propose any amendment f 0, or alteration of , or in anywise inter ftro with, repeal or modify tho Homestead and Personal Property Exemptions, as. provided for in Article 10 of tho Constitu tion of the Stale; 21. To modify, repeal, or do any other' act to restrict, impair or iu any way inter- fcro with the rights, privileges and immu nities of any potion iu the State oa ac . count of race, color or previous condition, ' which ere new guaranteed to him by the 13th, 11th aud 15th amendments to the Constitution of the United States; or to propose any amendment to the Constitu tion of tho Stato ia any wiso impairing or restricting said rights, privileges or im mnnitiep. 3J. To modify or repeal that clause in tho present Constitution which provides for a Mechanics and Laborer's Lien Law; 4th. To pass any ordinance or ordinances legislative iu their character, except such as are necessary for tho purpose of sub mitting the Constitution as s, mended to tho people for their ratification or rejec tion, aud except ordinances in relation to tho public debt and in relation to the Con vention itself. Sec. 12. That said Convention may 10- viso the Constitution of the State, em bodying in it such alterations and amend ments as may be agreed upon, not incon sistent with the provisions of this net; but no euoh revised Constitution shall have any forco or validity until tho same shall have been ratified by a majority of tho qualified voters of tho State, to whom tho same shall be submitted according to tho mode to bo preacribed by tho ordinance ot said Convention. See. 13. That no delegate to said Con vention shall be permitted to take his seat in said Convention until he shall have ta ken and subscribed tho following oath or affirmation bei'oro any Judge of the Sa premo or Superior Courts, or any Juslioo' of the Peace of Wake county, to-wit : I, A. R., do solemnly rwear (or ufiirm, as tha caso may bo) that I. will faithfully main tain . and support tho Constitution of Iho United States, and will not either directly or indirectly evade or disregard the duties enjoined, or limits fixed, to this Conven tion bythe people ot North Carolina, tu sot forth in tht- act of the. General AHhem bly pasted in 1871, entil ed 'An art to sub mit tho question of Cnvrution or No Convention to tho pco;do. and to provide for the election ot De legate, winch act was ratified by tho people : ' So iulp rau God. ' See. 11. That any Registrar or Judge, cr J'ndgcs of election, appointed nnder the provisions of this act, or auy County Com missioner, of Register or 1 cds, or tihcrill', laiiing or neglecting fo m-iko the returns and perform iho duties required of him by this net, chill bo deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and oa conviction thall be fined nob less than five hundrod nor motes than one thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than six nor less than two month", at tho discretion of tho court Sec. 15. Any perron who shall knowing ly aud fraudulently regie to i- or rote or iw duce another to dp. so contrary to the pro visions of this act, r hul! bo doemeC guilty of a misdemeanor, rntl cn conviction ehall bo imprisoned not lec j than eix nor more than twelve month,, or Jiaed not Jcs thsiu ono hundred nor 'uoro lima fiva hundred dollars ; and auy registrar of voters vrLo shall make or cauro to .suffer fo bo made, any entry with intent to commit a fraud, shall bo subject to indictment audiiiblo tf tho fcimo penally. Sec. 10. That 1L0 Joint Ccmmitloo oh Printing chnU irnaieair-tc-'y have printed ten crpicn of tain act for eaoh Sciaior ant I Member of tho Houso-c-f Representatives, and shuil hivo piiUi.c.1 and Uaruiunttod by mail one huntlivd copn sj to 1'jo BiurcPof Cooimissinei,) for enoh county, whbo duty it shall be to furnish onooopyto each Kogistnr in their re spactive couu tied, and eno copy to tho inspectors ,tvt election at each precinct l.-c foro Iho day of electiou. Sec. li. Tins act shall irj in forco from and after iU ratification, and shall operate as an entire 1 uspeueioit of tho act ratified tho 8lh djy of February, 1S71, entitled " An act concerning a Convention of tho People." STATE 'KEW&T Rockingham Superior Court, at iU last term, adjourned after a two days session, ho lack of bumnesj. Good morals prevail there. Scuri-EKNOKG Gkaits. There is no bet ter grapo than tho scuppernong. It grows to trreatest perfection in tho tide water regions of North Carolina. Tho vine does well in Orange. We have ecen it growing in Iredell. A citizen of Randolph informs U3 that ho has a flouiisdiing vino which bears remarkably well. Ou Roanoke Island is the famous Walter Raleigh vino, near ttl ......... n01 OT.1ii,.T. nr.ifiiru find txnrt nf ground. It is reported that the wine from this vino last year soki lor .;- j,uiw. a vino in Tyrrel county in 1809 produced 1,530 gallons. Gross Outbade. We learn that four dis guise! men, with paiutcd faces, went to tbo houso o! a whity man named Rhodes, living near Ranks', in this county, oa Thursday night last, and fiendishly perpe trated a gross outrage upon his person, tho particulars of which wo havo not language to describe through our columns, iu a pro per manner. The injury inflicted was such as to require surgical operation to relieve. The outrage was perpetrated from no pol itical motive, but was brutal in the extreme. Tni3 Western N. C. Railroad Com pany. Tho Old North Slate say s A. meet ing of the Siockholdera of the. Western N. (3. Railroad Company waa held in the Court ITonfce in Salisbury on Tuesday, the 14th iiist, Montra7)llo' Pattou, Lq.t pre eided. The umendtueut to the charter of the Company patscd by tho laf-;t Legisla ture was accepted. Ihe Directors on tho part of tho Stockholders resigned. A reso lution was adopted removing the Presi dent, Directors! ami cluer oiliccra of tho Company. Presiaent Molt made . an explanation or tranrj-cuor:n witn the oonus of the Company in New vork for which ho has been censured, and which ho has al -leged, was the causjj of hh iemoyal.:; lie stated that iu the entire. Ua&sautiou had.. acted nnder tha advice of Col. Tate, ono of tho Directors, and former President, and financier! in the State. The former Directors on the part of tho Stockholders, Gov. Vance, Judge , Merri mon, Dr. McDowell, and Col. Tale, were ra-elected, Thadein Colemaa was clected. Chief Eoginet cf tho Company. The meeting then adjourned to meet at Marion on the 19th instant. -i ' At night wo underetand, there was a meeting oi the new Board of Directors at tho Roydea Home thvso mentioned abovo add those appointed by the Legislattire when- Col. "Tata was elected- President temporarily. i .S'oijo. H Kill bachv arst cvi-r . i.i-.r-.-1i'.:. jan n stti ccpt mteancti