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Editor" Proprietors.
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We publish elsewhere a prottv full
Sviep-is l,r tllH recent speech of tx
president Davis sit the Texas Stat"
F.'ir, which has been so much com
mented upon by the prss of the
COlliltrV. All of till hid- pendent po-
rsof tin' Nort h, ft' th llernUl aiitl
v.. ,7. !.' of Xtw York, and such leai'tin
of New York, and su
ui organs its the Ne .v York
ml theSpringfi -Id lit pxl'l'fan.
liuvv p
.ken i'-i tne uigtiest eonmemri-
tit)!! of
t'.tf speech They hail it us
8 of renewed attachment to the
u the part ot the gr at .it
th - '
Chief rain, and base npou it
a t hut I'Veiy vtrt gi'iif ht.otv
to t :
Federal Government is dyir.-g
O it '.:)
trie Soct 1. It's Speecn, in
a wit!) th" Centennial and M. -
C h-brations, in ah ot wl;:cli
lint of true palrictisoi in maTii-
f.'Mt, hax, beyond d
ah-mt h better .statu of f
ubt, blOUl.'Lt
f feeling bu' v v-t n
existed since the
ui I Sol
the sections tiiau lias
,.T,..!:intr of hoMti!iti-ss
Yet these celf-bratiotis a;;d th':,
HrtO'-!i have bee a att.icki 1 iu the
e iluuius of tlie Adtniuistriitioji orgaiiis.
S n'li piipcrs u the Washing ton 7 yo
aud t'.e Chicago la'cr-ih-fua find
71 t liflll
fresh evidence ot latent tre.'i-
a n. Oi
ir ce!e!rurioiis are merely the
meetiug-i of reln-ls for better organi
z it. on, and the speech of Mr. Davim i
uiiile to create, a sympathy at the
Xiirth mid to blind others a.-t to iii.s
real seiititneuts and purposes
Wie-ii our eople were silent it w;is
J 'noiuied us the suilemess of trai
tiirs; when we spoke kindly of our
loading men and dropped a tear over
th graves of our kindred and friends,
it was the mutterings of disloyally.
Now our patriotic enthusiasm, whether
at th'1 memorial services at Augusta,
f (jiu General Evans, or at the Char
lotte Centennial from Judge Kf.ku.
Governor Vaxce, ilr. IJiutTjir and oth
er distinguished Southerners, or at
Houston, from the lips of Mr. Davis,
is proclaimed to be the muttering5? of
a coming storm. The latter gentle
men is even twitted with aspirations
for the Presidency, arid prejudice is
being attempted to be excited against
leading Northern Democrats who have
been prominently mentioned iu con
nection with that exalted position.
We are glad to know however that
despite these efforts, a better feeling
prevails throughout the country. Thi.;
is manifested ia many ways, aud in
none is it more marked than in the i -cent
appointments by the Centennial
C 'Uimi.ssion having in charge the cele
b:..tiuu of the Declaration of Indepen
dence at Philadelphia. Atone time it
looked as if it was not only to be a
S'.'c'tional hut a political celebration, as
di Democrat, certainly in the South,
was allowed a position in connection
With it, a fact which is still true in this
St.;b Hut now by the nppointmert
of the Hon. L (.. C. Lamar, of Missis
sippi and the Hon. Charles F. Adams,
of Massachusetts, as orators, and iu
placing General Joseph E. Johnston in
ommand of the military parade, Gen
eral Sherm:ni being the Chiei Marshal,
it begins to look as if it was intended
to Lave a Xathmal celebration. We
are heartily glad cf this. It will d
good throughout the entire country.
P. S. Since the above was in type,
ft t.:
fleeram has been received from
Hartford, which is publishel this
morning, denying that any selection
for orators, poets or marshals have
been made. Hartford is the home of
General Hawley, the President of the
CeLtennial Commision, from which it
would seem that the denial was by
authority. It is probable then, that
our gushing patriotism yesterday and
to day has been thrown away, and no
such judicious selections are to b
made. Y'et we prefer to publish what
we have written than to suppress P,
as we place upon record the feelings
which animate our people in regard to
this great celebration. Whiie we wili
hail with infinite pleasure every evi
dence that true patriotism and love of
liberty would give direction to these
ceremonies, we are prepared for a
contrary course. We are accustomed
to rebuffs, and wecan abide them even
on the Fourth of July, 1S7(;.
Tiie Wilmington JoritNAL rnumer-
Oti.i . . . . . . i 1 - ,- i i- . t
"-, .ouong ine goon enects oi tne
M-eklenburg Centennial, says the
llichm oud Enuuinr, that it is direct
ing attention to the early history of
Noith Carolina, which is too litile
kaown even hy intelligent men within
the State. The Journal implies what
an intelligent men are painfully aware
is correct. Neglect of colonial his
tory has been one of the greatest faults
't the Southern educational system.
In near.y all the Southern States the
local historian is the rare txceptioii,
and for this reason we are .straying
away from many old landmarks which
should serve both to warn and direct
m the social as well as the political
There. We are not inclined to be old
fogv ; nevertheless we think there was
good deal of sound sense in the way
our ancestors thought and acttd, and
- a revival Ol H taste fn.- r,nr ,..iv!
our earlier
History we see at least an o
u' prc-ht by their example. The sub
ject is worthy of the consideration
Jar educators.
The mystery of young Casper Ilau
ser at one time agitated Europe equal-
with that of the Iron Mask. The
ew York Sunday Mrrvun claims
that the boy's identify has at last been
established, and bases its article, which
e publish this morning, upon the
revelations of the Frankfort Gazette,
which have made an immense sensa
tion in Gprmnnv i
. J "uu eauseu tne paper
o prosecuted by powerful nobles
ho are interested in keeping the
truth of Casper Hauser buried in hia
f t&Je- If tLe statements of the Frank-
?SSC((e fUnded P" t,
and the mystery is a mystery no more,
Deed not yfct despair of finding out
murdered Dr. Bardell.
VOL. 31.
wan ft.s oim'oim r i i ii:n.
We rIvc in our local columns this
morning ar.i.thcr chapb r in the life of
tne nun who once live i and moved
and had his b. nig lu this goodly
under what .set :us to havo I
ecu an as-
sauied iiume of C W. Warren. And the
mi stery of hi.-j life, his purposes and
: his ultimate end ttill remains unsolved.
.lie change his name, his iipearace,
his ioo t on, his
: of it n as no uitaug'
religion, aimes; as j
; hii shirt. In fact
: he is coustant, iu nothing except devo
i tion to Li assumed ciencai cailiug.
lie is accused of no thefts, save
stealing tho 1 j very ot llev.vctt to serve
I the uevil in, t hi; ha-, enough moi ey
I 1 ' tly to the utterm st i.aits of the
country, it ior nothing e!.-e, to avoid
jolei Iliis. While ht
IS il Ult-
t.ii .u resurls to avoid atiest, he seems
oar ten oi exp:-aieu;.- to prevent dtttc- I
l .on. lie tjas but one camngf and but
t vo or three names. Yet, with a bold
ness almost tipialnig his ra-cality, he
ope rati s in the most conspicuous mau
iier and in the n.ost public places.
What a miftake this man made in
not having carpet-bagged to this coun
try in the golden d .ys of 18G7- ;8-'ti9,
wiieu his very vices would have been
virtue.-:, and iiis clevtr frauds would
have been stepping stones to political
preferment and iil gotten wealth, iie
coiiecting now his ease of manner, his
eloquence iu speaking, his attractive
appearance, anil his clever deceit
fulness, one is dazzh d by picturing
the eminence he would have attained
ui a ltadieui poiiLcian in the halcyon
days cf ixcoiitruciion. A mi tuber of
t ie Convention, of the Ijcgislatnre, and
then in C"i'gt ss, nay perchance iu
t ic S. iiiite. How he could have m.m
ipulated State and Ita dread bonds.
Aud then after the people had repudi
ated him, and Lis rascalities had all
been exposed, instead of being a fugi
tive ' clo ely shadowed by the po
lice," he would be quietly enjoying
his (ttinm cviii di(j. in som nice Fed
eral office, or be building ruilroads for
the Florid urns, and entertaining
.his admiring friends and visitors
in his lordly palace on the St. John's.
And then it' he had only come among
us as a politician the result would
not have been entirely unmixed with
good. For lie would have been suc
cessful, and Jie would thus have saved
us the services of men who were as
great frauds, and whj had less brains
and less hunt sty.
This t'ehow Warren evidently mis
took his caihng. He fchould by all
means income a Kadical politician
even now. South Carolina, Missis
sippi, Louisiana and Florida yel have
inviting ilelds i,'r Lis genius, and
once in ollice his little "eccentricities"
will only add to his reputation and
inliuence. it matttrs not how he gets
into the Senate, for he could not
so outrage justice and defy law as
Spencer iia.s done in Alabama. His
change of name can not have been
connected with less dishonor than that
which attended the transformation
of Oregon's Senator Whipple into
Mitchell. His liaison with females
will hardly equal those of the late
Senator from Wi.-consin, Mr. Crpen
t. i-'s, while he was President of the
Senate. And eeii if he has become
intemperate and has failed to "chain
up his dog," what a boon compaLion
he would make for Chandler of
How Warren has wasted his oppor
tunities and talents!
( Ai'Oi.lN V.
li JI'3-Bl
no apology
iu copying
from the Italeigh
the following
interesting information in rcgaid to
the State University. It bupplemeuts
the letter we published a few days
si n.-e.
We hope tin re are friends of the
University, andfiiends of education as
well, in this section of the State who
are both able
and willing to lend a
holpiuir hand to
that institution at this
part ieular time.
Contributions are now solicited un
der the following resolutions of the
Hoard of Trustees, and the form of
the cond.tiou was framed under the
be-t legal advice:
Jft xolrf (I, On motion of K. P. Bat
tle, that a special committee be up-
poinU d
who shall be authorized to
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tlo VI
such measures as tie-y may oeem
aavisaoie ior iiiiMiig uouli lum iwuc
the use of t.he Uuiversity, on sucli con
ditions and limitations as may be
agreed "ii with the donors.
"Messrs. Kemp P. Battle, 13 F. Moore,
W. A. Graham,' Paul C. Cameron and
John Manning were appointed on this
committee. On motion of John Man
ning, it was
lit so! n (I, That Messr-i. W A. Gra
ham, B. F. Moore and YV. II. Battle
be Trustees of the fuuds to bo raised
bv contributions for the maintenance
of the University.
i i i i- : . . i-. .u t.
The lii.dersiirnod srre to pav to
William A. Graham, B. F. Moore and
William II. Battle, us Trustees for the
University of V rth .Carolina, the
several sums opposite their respective
tonnes on condition I hat the same
shail not be used iu whole- or iu part,
directly or indirectly, to pay any debt
or li.ibiii'v of the Univeisity, contrct-
ed or incurred pi ior to the first day of
a - ril. 187... but the w hi le of said
amount, anu an interest uieie.ou wim "
T . i I i. - . 1 . . ... t . i ..1 .
nn-.y from t:nn- time accure, shall be
devoted Milt ly to the revival ail J
maiu'enance of said University.
The Committee to solicit contribu
tions de ire to get all donations possi
ble rjleds-etl so that the Trustees ut
their meeting on the lGth of June can
show the world that thev are able to
redeem all pledges iu regard to salar
les. It is contemplated soon to senu
aii nereut in the held to raise a p rma-
net endowment. At present he wever
contributions are asked for, payable
annually for five years. Mr. Kemp
P. Battle tells us that on this basis
$5,000 was tendered voluntarily, and
without moviner out of his tracks the
subscription waa swelled to $8,000
Most of these who Lave thus far sub
scribed have pledged siUU per annum
for five years, making 300 each. Mr,
Battle requests that all those disposed
to aid the revival of the University
will notify him at once that ne may
, - v
nMivUfi iff
their signatures. He is sending out
such papers to those who b,e knows
will actively aid the work, in all cases
r. questing a rt-2Jort to be sent in by
the 10th of June.
j r t.W OF CltOLltA UeKritAL.
It All. WAV BltNDIS.
j A circular of "Caution" was seen on
i the streets yesterday, which purported
emanate lorm the (Jarolina Central
liailway Company,
was directed
agdi'j-t the negotiation or circulation
of certain of their bonds, dated April
1, 1874, aud said to have been obtain
ed by Edward Matthews on terms
wnicti, the circular aueges, will not I
permit their payment. The circular
was without signature or official at
testation. Mr. Matthews told a re
porter of the Tribune last evening
that lie knew who was the author of
the circular, which had been issued
for the purpose of blackmail, Dy one
who had formerly held the office of
Director, and who had soueht to have
more controlling influence. Mr.
Matthews stated that the fellow
directors of this roan found that he
had been indicted for perjury, and
finally had him removed from the
directory. The Carolina Central
liailway Company was formerly the
Wilmington, Charlotte & Itatherford
liailway, and was reorganized with a
new Board of Directors, of which the
author of the circular was one, while
Mr. Matthews was in Europe.
In order to complete the road
a certain number of first aud
second mortgage bonds was ordered
to be issued with the unanimous con
sent of all the Directors and stock
holders, including the author of the
circular. Tne bonds were issued to
the stockholders, pro rata, and at a
ert ain fixed price, and Mr. Matthews
ai- tl at he had taken his proportion
of the bonds. Swme of the stockhold
ers had rt fused to take their propor
tion among them the author of the
circular and he, in order that the
road might be completed, took those I
that were Ufr, and gave the required
price for them. The re-organization
of the Company had been completed
duriugMr. Matthew's absence, and he j
. . ' m l uni, iiiii null uoioia, m u lie e i u
Hie Company, although owning a lirge
proportion of both stock aud bouds,
The same jrsoBf "aid Mr. Mat
thews, had issued previous blackmail
ing circulars over his or.n name, and
a suit has been brought against him
by the Company for the perpose of re
covering damages.
The above from the New York
Tribune of the 25th inst, has referenca
to the longest and most important
railroad in this State. The first mort
gage bonds referred to are consider
ed among the firBt securities in the
South, although the opposition of the
disappointed ex-director ia well un
derstood. His numerous circulars
have no weight here where the fa .'ts
are well kuown.
The correspondent of the Atlanta
JI' raid, from whose letter we pub
lished a short extract yesterday in re
gard to the Cape Fear section, has
other matters to relate of interest to
our people. The initials "F. H. A'
indicate him to bo a former resident
of our city. Mr. Alfriend has lived
long enough in this State to appreciate
the worth of our people, and in his
new home will not forget them.
We make the following additional
extracts from his letter :
Whatever the historic doubts that
may be hereef ti r urged and discussed,
it is absolutely certain that North
Carolina will no longer be divided
upon a question which has at times
been mooted angrily between most
worthy and reputable sous of the Old
Njrth State upon both tides of the
question. The "uunual skeptics"
uiong native Cnrolmians whom Judge
Kerr in his oration 60 neatly held up
to tne condemnation of his auditors
and to the manifest enjoyment of all
ot them) will be o.areiul in urging
heir doubts hereafter aa to North
Carolinas claim to paramount prestige
in the work of successful aad there-
ore patriotic rebellion one hundred
ears ago. Vre ot the present day,
know something of her achievements
in a later revolution which fools and
knaves now call rebellion, but which
history will yet adjudge to have been
as grand an effort of patriotism as
though it boasted the stamp of success.
Judge Kerr, alluding to the convic-
ion of the North Carolina mind of the
great nistonc weaitn oi tne estate in
he possession of the Mecklenburg
Declaration, bummed up the argument
n the statement that "Nortl Carolina
sdaius to go into court to prove her
risjtit to recover that which she al-
eady enjoys." That this sentiment
may hereafter animate North Caroli
nians to something of that self asser-
iou which has long been needed
among a people wnose only missing
title to high and enduring lame has
been the self-appreciation that has
iclped to make other Commonwealths
liustrious, shouid be the aspiration of
every heart that feels an interest in
the historical vindication oi tne ooutn.
God bless old North Carolina," wns
the lervent exclamation of General
Lee, when, in a critical moment of
oub of the severest struggles of the
ate war, North Carolina troops, at a
fearful sacrince of blood, restored the
doubtful fortunes of a decisive day,
aed gave another inscription to tue
trippie-barred banner. "God bless
. . i i . i , - a i : 1,
o!u ioriu uaronua in rue pious worn.
which it is to be hoped this Mecklen
burg Centennial Celebration heralds
. i. i . - i
ou tlie pait oi ner sous io give io
North Carolina her just prominence
in the anuals of America s glory, is a
sentiment whose fruititiou will help
to place the whole South upon a high
vantage ground whenever American
history shall be truthfully written and
impartially read.
Judge Kerr, the orator of the day,
. . . . - r r I I U
i that Joiiu x.err, oi -aswen, uu
for thirty years has been famous in
North Carolina. An old Whig of the
best, standing, he was once the candi
date of his party for Governor of
North Carolina, at a time when Whig
ascendency 'n the old North State had
beeu already lost. A orilliant canvass
for Governor could add nothiug to
John Kerr's fame, for he was as fa
mous in North Carolina as was Ken
neth Kayner, as Henry A. Wise is
Virgiuia, as Winter Davis in Mary
1 .nd, or Dick Menifee in Kentucky.
These were grand old days iu Carolina
politics when George E. Badger, Wil
lie P. Mangum, George Davis, Jobn
Kerr, Hugh Waddell and Kennerth
liayner led the Whig hosts to the
knightly tournament with the Democ
racy which Bedford Brown, Bragg,
Ku'ffin and Saunders championed.
And in those days John Kerr, of Cas
well, was eminent, not only in Caro
lina, but as an eloquent, cultured and
persuasive speaker in Congress. Some
people thought that Judge Kerr had a
"little too muen oomeaeracy in ma
address, to maka Democratic votes in
New England, but there are few who
I aaowuwu w " o " O "
listened to his glowing aeciamauon.
that will need to be reminded of Judge
Kerr's Centennial oration.
Ex-Qov. Wm. A. Graham received
a large share of attention during the
Centennial exercises, as he appeared an
eloquent epitome in name and charac
ter of the best phases of Carolina his
tory, and as he will long survive in
the historic portrait-gallery of North
Carolina. Twice Governor of North
Carolina, he waa also Secretary of the
Navy under Fillmore, United States
Senator, Confederate States Senator,
and candidate for Vice President on
the Whig ticket with General Sco t in
Remote from the conspicuous seats
on the platform was Alfred M. Wad
dell, who, next December will begin
liis third term as a member of Con
gress from the Cape Fear District.
Handsome, genial, gifted, his attitude
on the platform was suggestive of the
modesty that fitly adorns a knightly
nd chivalrous character, and a per
son that proclaims his high lineage.
Col. Waddell is dionortd and beloved
tnronghout North Carolina with the
ardor to which he is entitled.
Of other noted Carolinians, Senator
Merrimon was present, and ex-Gov.
Vance was honored, especially during
bis fine address at night, with a very
flattering attention.
A handsome Confederate monument,
completed by the efforts of the ladies
of Savannah, was unveiled last Mon
day, with imposing ceremonies. Ail
the military were out, and several so
cieties were strongly represented, the
"whole being under the management of
the old war hero, Gen. Joe Johnston,
us marshal of the day. Hon. Julian
Hartridge delivered the oration, which
"was short, eloquent and suggestive.
"'The monument," he said, "is not
imply to the dead in the glorious
camp of night, but to the living, who
liave the same battles to light, the
same victories to win, and the same
graves to fill."
The Tartar population of the Cri
mea is reported to be seriously dimin
ishing. The obligation of military
service leads large numbers of male
adults to take flight into Turkey, and
the small-pox, moreover, is commit
ting great ravages. No sooner is a
child vaccinated by a surgeon thau the
parents such out the lymph, lest the
young Musselman should have any
impure Christian blood in him.
't'lif-: jia -i:a i i; i ki:u.
Horrible Produce of .alurc-Tlic
Mevit-Fifrli of (lie Vegelttble Kiug
JOoim. If you can imagine a pineapple eight
feet high and thick in proportion,
resting upon its base and denuded of
leaves, you will have a good idea of
the tree, which, however, was not of
the color of auauana, but a dark,
dingy brown, and apparently as hard
as iron, irom the apex of this fusti
cated cone, at least two feet in diame
ter, eight huge leaves sheer to the
ground, like doors swinging back on
their hinges. These leaves, whiclr are
jointed at the top of the tree at regu-
L iar intervals, were eleven or tweive
X ieet long, and shaped very much iike
ino -lituer icuii ugavo, ui rauiuii Jin.
They are two feet throug in their
thickest point, and three feet "wide,
tapering to a sharp point that looks
like a cow's horn, very convex on the
outer (but now under) surface, aud on
the under (now upper) surface, slight
ly concave. This conca o surface was
thickly set with strong thorny h oks
"like those upon the her.d of the teazle.
These leaves, hanging limp and life
less, deadgreen in color, had in ap
pearance, the strength of oak fibre.
The apex of the cone was a round,
white concave figure, like a smaller
plate set within a larger one. This
was not a flower, but a receptacle, and
there exuded into it a clear, treacly,
'liquid honey, sweet, and possessed of
violent intoxicating aud soporific prop
erties. From underneath the rim (so
to speak) of the undermost plate,
5 series of long, hairy, green tendriLs,
wtretched out in every direction to
ward the horizon. These were seven
or eight feet long and tapered from
ioar tnches to a half inch in dib meter,
yet they stretched orut stiffly as iron
rods. Above these (irom between
the upper and under cup) six white,
almost transparent pani reared them
selves toward the sky, twirling and
twisting with a inarvallous iucessart
motion, yet constantly reaching up
ward. Thin as reed and firail as quills,
apparently, were yet firve or six feet
tall, and were so constai itly and vigor
ously in motion, with s uch a subtle,
Binuous, 6ilent throbbit g against the
air, with their euggedticms of serpents
flayed, yet daueing on tiieir tails. My
observations on this, occasion were
f uddenly interrupted by the natives,
who had been sJine kiur around the
tree with their sbnll voicea,and chant
mg what Heudnuk told me were pro
pitiatory hymns to the grea-t tree devil
With still wilde r tsluieks arid chants
they now sui xouuded one of the
women, and ur- ;ed her with the points
of their javeli ns, uutil slowly, and
with despairing; face she climbed up
the stalk of the tree and stood on the
summit of the twue. the palpi swim
ming all abo nt her. "Tsik! Tsik!
(dr.nk! drin tl) cr ed the man.
Stooping, sfc -e drank of the viscid
fluid in th j cup. rising instantly
Acam with i tiU irenzv in her face
and convnl.' ive cords iu her limbs,
But she di .d not jump down as she
seemed to intend to do. Oh, no!
The atroci n inmnibal tree, that had
been so in extend dead, came to sud
den life. The slender, delicate palpi,
with the iSury of starved serpauts,
auivered it moment over her head,
then, as itf instinct with demoniatic
intellig lace, fastened upon her in sud
den coil . rarand and round her neck
and an as. iaid while her awful scrt'Hms
and ye I caoce awful laughter rose wild
ly to be ;instantlv strancled down
ncain m a. .7iirelinff moan, and the
tendr: Jls ue after auoiher, like green
aerricts. v.aC,h brutal energy and in
fer na' raDhAitv. rose, protracted them-
seives'and capped her in foid after
fold, ever t-jf htening with cruel swift
ness arnd sflaracra tenacity of anacondas
fa&teninc uon their prey. It was the
burbai-ifcr ftftihe Laocoon without its
beauty tkis strange horrible mur
der. Aud ucrw tiie great leaves rose
slowly and stiffly, like the arms of a
derrick, erected themselves in the
air, pr 'roachved one another and closed
oliAtiL ihH ilcj d and hampered victim
with the siletit force of a hydraulic
ih ruthless? purpose of a
thumb-screw, A moment more, and
while I could, see the basis of these
fTTeAt levers preeeing more tightly
other from their inter
stices, there trickled down the stalk
if thotrM jrniftt streams of the vicid
-likfl -fluid, ruin fried horribly with
the blood and oossing viscera of the
victim. At sight of this the savages
gathered wrocind me, yelling madly,
hnnnahur fm wnr,tl. crowded io
tree, clasped it, ami with cups. leaves,
hands and tongues each one attained
enough of the liquid tv send him mad
and frantic. 2r. Jau in the &OfitA
N. C, FRIDAY, JUNE 4. 1875.
HiwSpeecU at Uouston, .ilaylllh,
at the Tcxasi Stale JFaur.
Indies, Countrymen, friends and
fellow-Citizens of Texas : For lam
proud to be one I have had too many
evidences of your affection not to be
entitled to that honor. I have for
many years desired to pay a visit to
your State. I was prepared for all
that hospitality could offer. I was
prepared for all that generosity could
give. In the day of trouble and dis
aster you would not turn your backs
upon me.
This is to . your honor, that while
other nations have held their leaders
respour-ible, and received them with
curses as tLa authors of their misfor
tunes, you have not chosen to hold me
responsible for your miseries.
The welcome with which you have
received me makes me almost unfit for
utterance. You are the descendants
of thos?e brave men who, true to their
Anglo-Saxon instincts, achieved a glo
rious victory on thesilof Texas, from
the smoke of which the Lone Star
rose and shone with bright eff ulgence.
It has been said that the last war
was a war of women. If so, 1 hug the
charge to my breast; I am proud of
it. I was told that I was not expected
to deliver you a formal address. Nor I
shall I do it. But upon coming here, I
I find that this is the opening of the
State Fair, and it would be like the j
play of Tiichard, with King llichard i
left out, if 1 did not make a speech.
Your purposes are agriculture, me
chanics, commerce. Agriculture was !
the first employment of man. From
the record of creation that record
wh:ch we know to be true we learn
that when the Creator had separated
the land from the water, created the
fishes and the birds, one thing more
was wanted to utilize this creation
man to till the soil. Bight well has
your President told you ot the honor
aud duty of work. But there was still
one thing more wanted. Man was
created out of the dust of the earth
and made a living spirit. But some
thing more was rtquired, somethiug
nobler for the creation of woman
that dust etherealized and ennobled
was used for the creatiou of woman,
aud we are all the descendants of the
Adamic race. By tilling the soil wealth
is created, manufactures change the
condition of the products of the soil,
aud increases their value; commerce
interchauges their location, and thus
increases their value; but agriculture
alone produces wealth. But i may
not be that agriculture shall look down
on commerce and manufactures. That
would be aa if he hand should say to
the head or the heart, what use have I
for thee '? Mechanics and commerce
follow iu the footsteps of agriculture.
One of the two sons of Adam ke2t
flocks anil herds, and so you who live
on the vast plains of Texas are in
clud d iu the lists of laborers. You
have now reached a point where man
ufactures are springing up iu Texas.
As a Southern man I have often been
ashamed that the very broom corn,
which grows iu our fields, in taken to
a Northern village, where timber is
less plenty than it is with us, and made
brooms, brought back, aud that our
blessed women are re juired to sweep
their lloors with u Yankee broom.
Why not make our own wagons, car
riages and wheelbarrows ? Why not
spin our own yarns.-'
The profit would be greater and the
freight less. Then you may go on and
make cloth; but it will not be until
you have a crowded population that
you can produce the finer fabric?. I
am not ot those who wotiid have you
turn away from fields to seek the piof-
its which, agriculture would give you
more readily. I do not intend to tax
your patience by telling you all I know
about farming.
Mr. Davis here made a graceful al-
lusiou to the Giaugers aud the advan
tages to be derived from a concentra
tion and accumulation of capital. It
is deeply regretted that the exigencies
of the telegraph will not allow the full
production of thia anil some other por
tion of his address.
I hope the time will come when
Texas will make all her own agricul
tural implements, and that our wo
men may have time to read as many
novels at, they please, without being
forced to help their husbands com
pete with Illinois in the cultivation
of their fields. To get our full bene
fit of good we must have direct trade.
Direct trade will increase the profits
iiid diminish the cost. Direct trade
will enable you to send out sh.ps,
which, like Noun's dove, will go to
and fro over the earth, promoting the
peace of nations. Then, if ever, are
nations to be unified, swords b titou
into plough-shares, and spears into
pruning-hooks. But to do this we
must have ports, and we will have
them. I am glad to see that the works
berrun for the improvement of the
harbor of Galveston are successful, and
that there is an enual prospect of the
improvement of our own bayou.
The river Clyde was -a smaller stream
than your bayou, suitable only lor
sloops and schooner?; but they have
dredged it out until its artificial chan
nel accommodates tlie largest ship
yard oi tne Jiiugnsn navy.
Mr. Davis here alluded at some
length to the mvention of a ship
which prciposed to carry ten thousauu
bales on sixteen feet water. By the
aid of such ships he thought that th
harbors of the Gulf would be servtd.
fbis ship had been tried and found to
succeed, makiiig one knot more to the
hour than other vessels. Their great
breadth of beam, so he i rgued, would
accommadte immigrants in largo num
This brought Mr. Davis to the ques
tion of immigration, and he urged
upon the pecp!e the necessity of pro
vnliug for immigrants, by establishing
agencies in Fhirope, and argued that
it would lie better even to pay lor tne
passage ot immigrants tnan not get
them at 11.
Mr. Davis laid great stress upon the
necessity of making no premises which
could not be sacredly kept. He show
ed how the railroads had ?nce eded in
bringing immigrants to the country,
and he t hought that if they could do it
to Northern elands. Texas, w hich had
the advantage of them in soil, clima e
aud other facilities, could do more.
Passing in brief, he reviewed the
products of the country. Rut it is
mly after you have raisi everytnmg
a man wants to eat rnai you can tio
this. When you go to au inhabitat of
Great Britain and tell him that Texas
produces all kinds of fruits aud
grain, and then that you import your
meat and flour from the North, he may
not tell you that he don 5 believe you,
but he hardly does. lTou must not
buy a barrel of beef and pork, or of
flour; you mu3t have a plenty to feed
the hungry in ail parts oi me mate.
Passing from agriculture to mining,
Mr. Davis, in a rapid review (which
it is impossible to telegraph before the
lines close), referred to the develop
ment of the metalic resources of the
State. He prophesied that when arte
sian wells shall have been dug, the
arid plains will become great grape
trrnwinir regions, and that there was a
man (Gen. Bragg) on the platform
abundantly able to bring artesian
water to the surface. It was he who
was called upon at Buena Vista to
jnve the Mexioans a little more grape.
J 10
Mr. Davis made a .very lucid exposi
tion of the advantages and facilities of
the Texas Pacific Railroad, and a
graceful allusion to the Galveston,
Colorado and Sante Fe Railroad. In
conclusion, the orator returned, in a
voice all tremulous with emotion, his
heartfelt thanks for the sympaty ex
tended to him and the honor aad hos
pitality of his reception.
For the Journal.
Conference .'Meeting' at Jlaguolia
Hospitality of tlie l'eople JI inis
ler in Attendance.
Magnolia, N. C, May 28th, 1S75.
Mr. Editor : By a resolution of the
District Conference, I see you are fur
nished with the proceedings of that
body, so I will not trouble you with a
We arrived hre safe on Wednesday
morning and found qmte a mi.aber of
friends at the cars waiting to give us
a home. The different journals of the
State praise the hospitality of our
"City by the Sea," but nowhere have
I seen the account of having a picket
guard to see if all are furnished with
a home. I do not say that these peo
ple really have this guard, but it cer
tainly appears eo, as n t one of our
delegates can stop in the street to look
around a little, witnout some one com
ing immediately to f urnish him with a
home. Verily, these people are kind.
We have quite a large delegation
here from the different parts of the
District, and among them we see the
pleasant fc; of that Sunday School
veteran, Capt. W. M. Parker, of Wil
mingtou, w ho made a sou I-stirring
speech yesterday in behalf of Sunday
We hav& preaching at 11 o'clock,
A.M., and at 8 o'clock, P. M. On
Wednesday the introductory sermon
was preached by Rev. J. Sand ford, ou
the subject of " Stouing Jesus," and
we think all iu the house in the habit
oi criticising, then resolved to cease,
and we wish that, the same sernou
could be heard by some of the critics
n your city.
Now, Mr. Editor, I will tsll you
about the r.ch treat we had yesterday
at 11 o'clock. The hour for service
having arrived, we were all pleased to
see our friend and brother. Rev. T.
W.Sadth.enterthe pulpit. Heisayoung
mau who is only about twenty-five or
six years of age. This young divine
preach' d to a large congregation on
" Cbritiaii Consecration," and it cer
tainly would Lave don credit to a
mu3h older head. We hope ye Wil
uiingtonians may hear him some time.
We notice Rev. J. E. Maun in the
Conference room with a peaceful smile
resting upon his face. This deserved
ly popular preacher looks as if he loved
everybody, ami only endeavors, to fol
low the example ot the blessed Sa
viour. Rev. J. T. Gibl.s, of your city, is also
bote with au eye ever watching tlie in
terests of his Master's work. Truly
he is a faithful worker.
Now we come to that prince of
preachers, Rev. W. S. Black, F. E. of
the Wilmington District, who presides
over the deliberations of the Confer
ence. He is as much at homo as a
i presiding officer, as he ii as a Minister
ot the Gospel, and iu e;tuer lie is se
cond to none that your correspondent
has ever seeu or heard. Uncle Black
shows in his face that the spirit of God
constrains him. May he long be
spared to the people.
Yours, Rechab.
The Assembly met at nine o'clock.
After the usual opening proceeding,
the Stated Clerk announced that Rev.
J. Albert Wallace, from the Presby
tery of Holston, had been enrolled as
a Commissioner.
Dr. Girardeau reported back from
the Committee of Bills and Overtures
a number of overtures on Publication,
Susteutation, anil Systematic Benevo
lence, which were referred to appro
priate committees.
The report of the Trustees of the
Assembly was refenrd to a special
committee consisting of Messrs. J. A.
Billups, J. A. James and W. J. Mar
tin, and the Treasurer's report was re
ferred to the Auditing Committee.
Dr. Waddel, Secretary, read the
Annual Report of the Executive Com
mittee of Education, which was refe--red
to Committee on Education.
Dr. Waddel also read the Treasu
rer's Report, which was reierred to the
Auditing Committee.
Rev. Dr. Baird read the Annual Re-
noit of the Executive Committee of
Publication. Referred to the Com
mittee ou Publication. The Treasu
rer's Report of the same committee
was ref rred to the Auditing Commit
tee. On motion of Dr. J. II. Wilson, the
Assimbiy proceeded to select the
place of "meeting of the next Assem
bly, and Savannau was selected oy ine
unanimous vote of the Assembly. In
the course of the diseus.iou thereon,
Dr. J. R. Wilson said:
I am constrained to add a word.
The Commissioners from the Presby
tery of Wilmington were officially re
quested by the session of the Church
m the city of Wilmington, to invite
the Assembly to meet .here. I will
not, however, put it into execution. 1
would like exceedingly to have the
Asstmbiv meet in that Church, so far
as I am ner-onally cou' erueil, and all
the people would welcome it with cor
diahtv; but, on the whole, I would
I prefer going to Savannah, and will.
therefore, second tne suggest ion maue
by Dr. Palmer, that no other plce be
put into nomination I do not see
how any other place can now be de
cently proposed, as two places were
intended to be nominated, but the
nominations were suppressed.
It was made the order of the day
lor next Tuesday night, to he ir the
report of the Standing Committee on
Foreign Missions, public popular ser
vices m the interebts of that cause to
be held in connection with the report.
A similar order, with regard to sus
teutation, -as made for Wednesday
evening, and a third iu behalf of edu
cation for Thursday evening.
The Committee n Devotional Ex
ercises made an additional report,
which was approvt d.
Report on the Associate Reformed
Church was read and approved.
On motion of Dr. Robinson, Rev.
James B. Logau, bearing the fraternal
salutations oi the Cumberland Presby
terian Church, was presented. Mr.
Logau was introduced by the Mod
erator. The Assembly then, arter the half
hour of devotional services, adjourned
till 9 o'clock Monday morning.
The Medical Board of Examiners of
North Carolina, in session at Wilson
May 18th, 19th and 20th, granted
license to practice medicine in Its
various branches to the following gen
tlemen, viz: Drs. D. W. Buiiock,
Joshua Taylor and R. H. Speight, of
Taboro; Drs. C. E. Moore and W. H.
Whitehead, Baitleboro; Dr. W. J.
Cooke, Louis burg; Dr. R. A Sills,
Nashvile; Dr. R. J. Grimes Robin
sonville; Dr. C. W. Eages, Sparta; Dr.
W. C. Murphy, Clinton; Dr. L. J.
Peacock, Littleton; Dr. F. J. Thorpe,
Rocky Mount; ana Dr. H. G. Land,
Poplar Branch.
For the Journal.
XSie Association Paper of the Cape
Fear Region
The Fayetteville Gazette announces
that it is prepared to commemorate
the Centennial Anniversary of the for
mation of the Cumberland Association,
June 20th, 1775. Thi. suggestion
elicits our warmest sympathy. It is
eminently appropriate ; for that act of
the sterling patriots of Cumberland
d-serves to be held in high esteem by
their worthy dependents.
The then situation of Cumberland
throws around this bold step a glory
not attaching to similar movements
made elsewhere.
Fayetteville was the commercial
centre of a population much given to
loyalty? the Regulators and Highland
ers tra ing with her merchants were
foTttie most part royalists, not only in
name but in bold, determined action.
The patriots of Fayettevilld then by
signing the Articles of Association
threw themselves in direct antagonism
to tLe bulk of the people trading in
that mart, and subjected themselves
to the hostility of zealous leaders, who
soon afterwards embodied three thou
sand leige sons of royalty from among
the newly arrived Scotch and those
turbulent Regulators who so bitterly
opposed the American Cause.
It wa5 indeed a Btep, which, when
viewed in the light of its surround
ings, rises from the glorious to the
heroic, and is well worthy to be com
memorated by all who appreciate for
titude and bravery displayed by patri
ots in their country's canse.
But while this is so, there are some
circumstances connected with the
transactions that seem to have escaped
the attention of our patriotic Legisla
ture of 1830-31, when it gave to this
Association a particular prominence.
It may not be amiss, as tnis is Cen
tennial year, to refer to the page of
history as the actors wrote it, and not
merely as it might have been.
Early in 1771 patriotic citizens in
perhaps every county in North Caro
lina had formed themselves into com
mittees of safety. Iu August, 1774, a
State Congress met, being a body un
known to the laws, but composed of
delegates chosen by the people of the
dill" reut counties.
This Congress passed resolutions for
the government of the people, and
provided that they should be enforced
by the various Counfy Committees.
Pel haps there was no county in the
State that did not have its Committee
regularly organized under the resolu
tions of the State Congress before the
winter of 1774-75. Subsequeutly a
more perfect organization was made,
aud Districts were established, being
formed of a number of couuties. Each
District had its District Committee.
The Wilmington District, it seems,
embraced Onslow, Duplin, Sampson,
Cumberland, and so on, to the South
Carolina line. The proceeding of the
Wilmington Committee of Safety show
that on the 19th day of June, 1775,
the New Hanover County Committee
met, and on the same day the Wil
mington District Committee also as
sembled at Wilmington. In this lat
ter, Cumberland county was represent
ed. On that day the New Hanover
Committee adopted and signed articles
of association, being the same pub
lished by th3 Legislature of 1830-31,
as the Cumberland Association. The
same Association paper was also
adopted and signed by the Wilming
District Committee on the next day,
the 20th June.
It appears also that a copy of that
paper, iu the handwriting of Mr.
Robert Rowan, wa3 read at Fayette
ville on the 20th June and also adopt
ed and signed by the patriots of Cum
beriand. A paper substantially the
same, having some verbal alterations,
was also adopted and signed in Lincoln
county in August, 1775. A paper to
the same effect, bu: differing consider
ably in phraseology was also signed in
Pitt c;unty, July 1st, 1775. It is sug
gested that a careful examination
would reveal the fact that similar as
sociation papers were adopted in every
county in the State, except in the Tory
section, about the same time, and to
tho same effect.
It is noteworthy that this particular
paper, adopted at Wilmington, 19ih
June, 1775, and at Fayetteville on the
succeeding day, contains the current
words of the times that were so effect
ively used by Jefferson twelve months
thereafter. It reads, with some omis
sions: "We, the subscribers holdiDg
ourselves bound by the most sacred
of all obligations, &c, do unite our
selves under every tie of religion and
honor, &c, and hereby solemnly en
yaying, &o.t that we will go forth and
bo ready to sacrifice our lives ana for
tunes to secure the fredom and safety
(of our country).
S. A. A.
Democratic Meeting- in LHiplln.
Pursuant to a call made some time
since, by the Chairman
of the Demo
cratic Executive Committee, a large
number of Democrats from different
parts of the county cme together in
the Court House ou Tuesday, and or
ganized, by electing Dr. J. W. Hill,
of Warsaw, Chairman, and J. R. Mil
ler, of Sarecta, Secretary.
After consultation the following res
olutions were adopted:
Jicsolved, That the Democrats and
Conservatives of the county be re
quested to meet at their usual places
of vot.ng, on Saturday, the otu oi
June, next, and elecf, by ballot, from
each township, nine delegates to a
County Nominating Couventian.
Jicsolved, That the said Nominating
tJonvention assemble in the Court
Houoe ou the 19. h day of June next.
Jicsolved, That the Chairman ap
point three competent men iu each
township to open the polls and hold
the election for delegates, and that the
nine having the highest number, in
each township, be declared elected.
The Chairman appoiuted the follow
ing gentlen en :
Kenausville Thos. S. Watson, A
D. McGowan aud Jas. W. Cox.
Warsaw T. B. Pearsall, D. J. Mid
dletou and B. C. Bowden.
Faison Jas. A. Shine, Lewis Hicks
and B. B Carr.
Wolfscrupe Gaston Kelley, Giles
T. Loftin and B. Frank Quiun.
Glisson's Lewis Herring. J. O-
Branch and Jacquiline Jones.
Albertson's John Maxwell, Amos
Simmons and McClem J. Smith.
Smith's J. J. Smith, John R. Mil
ler and Branch Williams.
Limestone 3eorge L. Smith, Thos.
J. Armstrong and Owen Quinn.
Cypress Creek Raiford Lamer, .
C. Jones and Jacob Jones.
Island Creek W. J. Boney, J. E.
Fussell and Obed W. Murray.
Rockfish G. W. Ward, D. S. Wil-
hams and .Basil Johnson.
Magnolia D. D. Wells, H. H. Hoi-
lings worth and Abner Kopmson.
A motion was adopted instructing
the Secretary to nave tne proceeuiuga
published in the Duplin Record, and
that the Wilmington Journal and Star
be requested to copy tht same.
On motion the meeting adjourned.
J. W. Hiiav, Chairman.
J. R. Millib, Secretary.
Thfl w;tn T1.indealp.r savs: Elder
F. H. Wood, of this place, left here a peror of Germany, who has for a son
few days tince to attend a meeting of in-law the grandson of a murderess,
iu. j ta t r n nr! &t an A tViA uin of a bastard, who, in re-
BloomisgtoD, Illinois.
An Idiotic Youth tlie I i gr Ii t f u I
Duke of Pad en A daughter of the
O e r m a n Emperor married a
Prince with the Bar Sinister
Some Extraordinary Develop
ment. New York Sunday MurcuryJ
The mystery of the mysterious indi
vidual, Casper Hauser, has puzzled
the entire world. The fate of the un
fortunate youth atm one time created
more excitement and eager curiosity
throughout Europe than any event of
the present century. Although his true
parentage and the names of those
through whose instrumentality he was
consigned to his bloody grave have
been established almost beyond a
doubt, a dread of the consequences of
displeasing so many illustrious person
ages has hitherto prevented the affair
being sifted with that regard for facts
which alone could elicit tho complete
truth. In a strange manner the mys
tery has heen solved, and the Mercury
is the first American paper to lay the
solution before its readers.
On the evening of the 2Gth of May,
1828, a casual passenger through the
streets of Nuremberg met a youth
about fifteen or sixteen jear3 of age,
whose singular appearauce at once ar
rested his attention. Although strong
ly built, he seemed scarcely able to
use his limbs, while his eyes weie
hardly strong enough to bear the dim
twilight of the late summer eve. Iu
his hand he held a letter addressed to
a well known citizen, which he pre
sented to every passer by with an uu
meanig stare. Wheu conducted to the
house of the person to whom he ap
peared to be directed he was offered
food, but refused with tlisgust
all except plain bread and water,
and, throwing himself down on a heap
of straw, went into a sound sleep. The
persons in whose charge he was left
did not know what to make of him,
for, on the one hand he displayed the
mingled curiosity and stupid insensi
bility of some being to whom all is
new, but who has no perceptible ap
preciative faculty, while ho could re
peat certain words with distinctness
and in a distinct hand wrote down the
name of Casper Hauser. As an idiot
or clever, impostor, they finally deter
mined to send him to prison, where a
close examination showed him to be
incapable of any attempt at fraud, but
on the contrary, to bo a victim himseif
of crime. The soles of his feet were
perfectly soft and white, proving that
he never had been permitted to take
exercise. It was clear that ho had
never seen and never learned anything;
he was a complete stranger to the
commonest ties and duties which bind
mankind together, and utterly igno
rant of nature or even existence of so
ciety or morality; io short, he had ev
idently vegetated in complete isola
tion, and literally in obscurity, for he
could not bear the effect of light upon
his eyes, and neither knew at first tho
difference between night and doy, nor
could he measure time. Protestor
Danmcr charged himself with his edu
cation. By gentle degree., armed
with the utmost patience he attempted
to awaken the dormant faculties of this
extraordinary being. He learned with
rapidity, and vague misty recollections
of the long, dreary purgatory in which
the years of his childhood had been
spent rose before his mind. He would
often talk aboat his jailer, for whom,
however, he did not entertain any feel
ings of ill-will, but rather wondered,
in his simplicity, how he could have
offended him. Tho Professor, who
had entirely discontinued his research
es as to the birth of his unfortunate
pupil, encouraged him to trace back
the depths of his memory, aud hoped
eventually to collect the scattered facts
he from time to time obtained into
some tangible shape. Thus three or
four years rolled peaceably along. Tho
world, tired of its nine days' wonder,
had forgotten all about Casper, and
he might fondly hope that bis enemies
had done the same thing; but it was
not so. They had not let any of his
movements escape them, and probably
the professor's hopes hadbeen too loud
ly expressed.for an attempt was made to
which failed, and resulted in obtain
ing for him a more powerful protec
tion than that of tho worthy scientist,
that of the earl of Stanhope, an En
glish nobleman, who at that time was
residing in Germany. Ou the 14th of
December, 1833, Hauser, who had been
left alone, was enticed to a solitary
grotto by an unknown man, who
plunged a dagger into his heart.
Every effort was made by the author
ities to discover the assassin, and Lord
Stanhope offered a large reward for
hia arrest, but all in vain. Among
those well acquainted with tuch parti
culars of the case as it was not practi
cable for the strong ai m of despotism
to suppress, but little doubt will be
found to exist that poor, friendless,
murdered Casper Hauser was by birth.
New developments prove beyond a
doubt that Hauser was the sou of the
Grand Duke Charles, of Baden, and
his wife tStephania, consequently the
legitimate heir to the throne. Charles,
who had married Stephmia, the neic
of Naooleon the i irst, in 180R, was a
man of reckless cnaraeter. Not long
after marriage he became enamored oi
the Baroness Geyer von Geyerberg,
whom he raised to the rank ot Coun
tess von Hotchberg. This woman at
tempted to poison he Grand Ducbe .s,
and when the latter was delivered ol
an heir to the crown of Baden, ."die
ciiised that child to be stolen. It was
the unfortunate creature afterward
known under the Dame of Casper Hau
ser. The Grand Duchess was assured
bv the physicians, ail of whom were in
the Day of the Countess that her child
had died. She believed it until her
husband died, when she 6ecretly
caused the
It was emrjtv. Sometime afterwards
aViA crnVA hirth to another eon. but the
mother seemed to believe that h
nhihl had been taken from her and
another substituted. This was realij
the case, the substituted baby being
an illegitimate son to whom the Coun
teas Hochberg had given birth abou
the Kama time. The bastard was
christened Leopold, and became heir
nnnare.nt of Baden. The grand uuen
Hsu tifiver snoke to him. even after he
haA V.Mwm trrand duko. She lived
in seclusion, and died a few years ago
Whether her husband Charley ever
discovered the fraud, certain it is that
h fi poioned him, whereupon
rLDOd became Grand Duke
. Rftden He had no right whateve
, position: for the real heir,
Casper Hauser, was then alive. W hen
inquiries began to be made into Casper
Hauser'a fate, the Countess Hochberg
caused him to be murdered. The
Grand Duke Leopold died in 1852,
when his eon Frederick Louis, the
nrpsent Grand Duke, ascended the
e married in 00
the only daughter .of tne present, xau-
ftlity, has no right whatever to tb
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crown of Badeu. Tho Frankfort Ga
zette, made public these facts, and was
furnished information by parties in
possession of the searet history. To
ascertain tho names of the latter ba
carao the task cf the Prussian police,
by order of the Emperor. Unable to
seize the books of the Gazette on any
direct charge, the police took advan
tage of ilio fact that the owner was
also a partner in a job printing estab
lishment. From that establishment
had been issued a circular reflecting on
certain bankers. The latter sued the
joo printing office, and tha police, on
that ground, seize
UI the books of
the Gazette.iucludirg the subscription
list. Throughout Germany the dis
closures of the Gazette and the op
pressive measures of Hie exasperated
Emperor have- created profound sen
sation. The Emperor, who ia a stickler
for legitimacy, is intensely mortified
by the disclosure a about his son-in-law.
His daughter. the Grand Duchess
of Badeu, refuses to appear in public
since the disclosures have been made.
A Little irl Killed in Church
The Sexton Her Supposed 71 ur- j
Boston, May ?. Another murder
even more horrible in its details than
that of Mrs. Bingham, a few weeks
since was perpetrated iu the city this
afternoon. A bright little girl, five
years of a?e, was murdered in a church
and her bruL-.cd and mutilated body
carrinl up into a tower and thrown
upon the floor of ilie loft. Tho victim
was Mable II. Young, who with her
widowed mother resided with her
grandfather at 50 East Chester Park.
The latter, Mr. James Hobbs, is a well
known and highly respected merchant,
senior of the firm of Hobbs, Pope &
Co. This r.fterroou bttie Mabel, in
company with an aunt, attended the
Sunday school anniversary exercises of
Warren Aw unu B-iptisfc Church, and,
on coming out of church, at half past
three o'clock, the aunt remain
ed iu the vestibnle about ten
minutes conversing with some friends,
and as she was storting home she
missed tho child, who a lew minutes
before was ft her side. At first it was
supposed t lie had gone back into the
church, but when nhe was not found
inside, and ou! -iders declared that
she had noL come out, her aunt be
came '.lisuia - d, and search commenced
in every direction. About four o'clock
some ladiea at au open winilow across
the stri c-t heard faint cries of a child
apparently fivm lLo church tower, and
noticed an unusual commotion among
the doves thrt Fw-ivmod m and out of
the window. Some young men who
had joino.l in the search started at
enca to ascend the tower. They foutd
the door leadiug up from tho organ to
the loft kicked, and tm forcing it open
were btatt'.ed to see fresh blood upon
tho floor and bteps leading up to the
next land.ng. Th -y aI--o found a strip
of board covered with blood at one
end, vial heard low meanings from
above. Aseeudu'g a long, steep flight
of stair and raising the scuttle, which
resisted the strength of n strongman,
they found the mangled body of tho
child lying near ine edge of the scut
tle, r" though it Lad. been carried up
the steps and ha-ti!y thrown down
there. Carefully they carried her
down into tho church vhero a large
number of per rons had congregated
and into the presenco of her agonized
friends. From the top of her head,
which, was broken hi, tho blood and
brains were slowly oozing, whilo the
nose was crushed in, and tlie face ter-
!y mangled. Thomas Piper, who
las been sexton of the church about
year, was soon after arrested and is
now confined at the chief's tifiice. He
was engaged at woik about the church,
but his suspicious manner and his de
nial that he had the Lc-vs when the two
keys fittii g the doors of tho tower
were taken from his person, points
trougly to him as the party. He is a
dark, heavy net man, about 20 years
old, and has once before been under
he suspicion of murder, but was din-
charged irom want of Bufiieient evi
dence. Many of the police still believe
him guilty of the murder of a young
girliisDorche'-ter ilistr'ct, about fifteen
months since. Hits last ait air nas
- r -t - -AI-
caused a proiouuti sensation m me
community, and intense excitement
The very boldness of the :
affair lends "uidi'ional horror to it.
Scarcely three-quarters of an hour
elapsed from thr- time the child came
out of the vestibule of the church un
til she was found in a dying conelition.
How sho was entic- A away, and ior
what motive has not transpired.
Bo, ton, May 21 Little Mabel IT.
Y'oiing is still alive but unconscious.
Physicians think that, if inflammation
does not ensue her hfe may bo saved.
Cumulative evidence, amony other
things, blood stains ou his collar.
handkerchief and clothing, strength
ens beiief in the guilt of Sexton Piper.
dkatii of the victim.
Mabel 11. Young, tho victim of tho
Warren Avenue Church tregedy, died
this afternoon. The feeling against
Piper, the Miip..ed lLiUideier, is m-
ensc wita all ciases.
GNr-iiATj SiiritiPAN is to marry Miss
Rucker iu Chicago on tho first Wed-
. -1 . : ! 1 f
in Sclav in June. lueru via ub iuui
bridejmadLS, and four olli.-eraof the
regular arniv wui a;:, a-; groomsmen.
Pre--ideut ami Mr;. Gr.iit, Guaeral
and Mrs. Sherman, and S cretary ana.
irs. Beikmip will attend the wedding.
President Ge rt wui so.... how manage
.... .- . -
to find the t:m-- ior tuxs puipo.se al
though not ab!-- to devoto a day or
two tor a' tele lance as ouauuuo
Centennial, vh re forty thousand peo-
ie met to celebrate one oi the Dirtn-
days of Amc-iican liberty,
A siur I'.tG OK;: in raa Francisco has
in his po.essrion a curious and valua
ble rehc. It is a miniature balk, said
to be au exact, model of the Cadmus,
the vessel iii whici LaFayctto came
to the United S rat ci in 1821. Tho
Cadmus was pronounced unseaworthy
at Sau Francisco ia 1850, end was
broken up. The model was made
from her timbe.s, the desk being a
portion of the door-frame of the cabin
occupied by L sF lyette, aud tho fore
castle a piece of the berth in which he
Tho Raiei-f'u .N'kvvs rays: Among the
M--asai.it it.eulenU which relieved the
painful accidents t Charlotte of some
of their suhenug, was tho prompt and
unit milling attention of the ladies of
the place to the wounded. None were
more assiduous in attention than Mrs.
Stonewall Jackson. One of the wound
ed was Mr. B; ogham, well known to
have been a 1 caeral soieaer, and an
artilleiymau during tha war. Thia i
was known to Mrs. J., yet she sent ;
him a bouquet, accompanied with a
kind note inclosing teu dollars, re- -retting
that her circumsiinces pre- j
vented a larger donation. She after- ,
wards visited tho wounded man in 1
person, sitting at Lis bedside,' and,
ministering to his wants with the most J
tender concern. And she has repeated ;
her visits daily, and will probably do J
so as long as Mr. Bingham remains ia.
Charlotte, . " - .

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