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WM. Ij. SAUNDERS, Editor. WILMINGTON, N. C, FKIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1873. "Villi WIL3IINTON jOWnMf-. Terms of subscription CaU l Advance. The TTctKLY Journal is mailed to subscribers at Oxe dollar aio A half per annum; Osb dollar for six months; Fjftv t'KlliSfor three months. TO CORUKSl'OXDENTS. Desiring to make the Journal the mouthpiece of the people, the. Editor cor dially invites correspondence from a I por tions cf the Stite. Tor President : Samuel 'J. Tilden, OF NEW YORK. For Vice-President: Thomas A Hendricks, OF INDIANA. For Governor : Zebulon B. Varies, OF MECKLENBURG. For Lieutenant-Governor : Fhomas J. Jarvis, OF PiTr. Tor iJoci-aary of State: JOSEPH A. EN'lELHARD, Oi Now Hanover. For Attorney General: THOU A 3 S. KENAN, O; Wilson. For Treasurer: J. M. WORTH, Of Randolph. For Auditor: SAMUEE L. L.OVE, Of Haywood. For Supt. of Public; Instruction: J. C. SCARBOROUGH, Of Johnston. Presidential lilectors for the State at Large- lUMMi Q. KOVVLE, of Wake, J. 11. LEACH, ot OavidKm. District Electors Is! Uiftrict -LOUIS C. LATHAM, of Pitt. 2,1 JifHN F. W'lOrEN.of Lenoir. 3J " JAH. O. McRAE. of Cumberland. 4t i F. II. HU BEE, of Wake .Vu " F. BOB BINS, or Davidson. It. I. W HUNG, of Mecklenburg 7 tli " W. B. (H.KNN, or Yadkin. Sih " ALP 1IONSO O.AVERY.of Burke t' o it c o n ; u i: s s . FIRST DISTRICT : JESSE J. TEATES, Of Hertford. ; HIRD DISTRICT: ALFRED M. WADDELE.1 Of New Hanover. fourth district: JOSEPH J. DAVIS, Of Franklin. fifth district: ALFRED M. SCALES, OF Rockingham. srxTU district: WALTER L. STEELE, Of Richmond. KKYENTn district: WILLIAM M. ROBBINS, Of Iredell Kimrrn district: ROBERT B. VANCE, Of Buncombe. On the lGth day of November, 187G, and in the city of Raleigh, the under signed will commence the publication of THE orsesver, a daily nnd weekly Democratic news papor. Of long experience in their profes eion as editors, respectively of ti Fayetteville Observer and the Wil mington Journal, they do not affect to doubt tho soundness of the general judgment which assigns them ability to furnish a newspaper suited to the needs and adapted to the tastes of the people of North Carolina. Differing in politics in the olden time, there was never a difference between the Ob server and the Journal in zeal for the interests and honor of North Carolina. To promote tha one, and to uphold and add to the other will be the object of the Observer now. Of vory decided opinions on quat tions of public interest, and apt to give those opinions plain expres sion, thoy deem it the fii st duty of a newspaper to furnish its readers with tbo information necessary to the for mation of their opinions to publish all "the news;" and their purpose is to make The Observer now, as of old, a truthful, accurate, condensed his tory cf the times in which we live. It was thus that "the old Observer" won its hold upon the people of North Carolina, enjoying the affection of its party friends, receiving the reppect and confidence of its bitterest politi cal foe?, and commanding in its com paratively isolated location a circula tion larger tuan has ever boon attained by any other North Carolina news paper, and it is thus, by like dignity, and fairness that the editors of The Observer, transferred ;to the State Capital, hope it will deserve, and soon equal, and then surpass, its former circulation and prosperity. It will be their high aim to deserve the public confidence by earnest efforts to promote the public welfare, first and foremost of North Carolina, next of all the Southern States, and finally, and through these, of the whole Union. They think that this can only be effected by the prevalence of Dem ocratic principles and the dismissal of the Radical party from the places and power, which they have so greatly abused, and under whose baleful rule the South has been outraged and the whole country has been impoverished and disgraced. Peter M. Hale, W. L. Saunders, subscription bates. Daily Observer, one year $8 00 Daily Observer, six months 4 00 Weekly Observer, one year 2 00 Weekly Observer, six months. . . 1 00 All communications should be ad dressed, until further notice, to W. L. Saundebs, Wilmington, N, O. Till: UADIC ll PAB1Y AND 'I'll f J GKOI There ure thirty amendments to the Canby Constitution now ponding be fore the people for ratification. Tho Democratic pity has in open conven tion formally endorsed thorn. The Radio! party has in an equally open and pubfio yraj in convention assem bled formally condemned them; but strang to bay, that is if any action of tno Radical party can be strange be cause of jta inconsistency, th individ ual members of that party have not been bo violent or so " gDeral in their oppeitiou. Indeed, tho journal of the proceediiigs of the Constitutional Convention of . last year shows that a majority of the thirty amendments now pending , .met with not a single opposing Ridi cal vote in that body. And three more met with nearly equal favor, two of thm having received only two op posing voces to ninety six in their favor, while tho third received only thrca epposi g votea to 113 In its favor. Of tho wholo thirty amend ments ouij four met with uuanixuoua opposition of the Radical party. And yet in th face of .all this the Radical party aa a party condemns the arend muiit ami protasis against their rati fication! But wo do not havo to go very far nor Jo vio fiave to look very closely to iiud a lu&fcoa for such inconsistent con duet. A singla glance at the com plexion and corr; aitiou of that party txplaina the v. -ole matter. A party that is composed of nine-tautha ue gross and one-tenth whites, even though the wbitos do monopolize all tbo office?, must pander to tho negro element. This is fciic price white Rad icals pay to negro Radicals for thopou ecsriion of the profitable places in the gift of their party. The game was a plain one. In the Con ven tion , whiteR adicals voted i or tb e amendments to satisfy the better por tion of the handful of white men who oelong to their party, out of the Con vention they protest against them to satisfy the negroes. It matters noth ing to them how inconsistent the two things may be. A Radical cares little for consistancy, and indeed it is s very small matter to one who has made up his mind to become the companion, political or social, cf ne groes or of white men like Tourgee, Hester, Pool and numbers of others that might bo named. When a man comas to that pass, a man born and reared, we mean, in the South and living in the South, he cares for noth ing save the loaves and fUhee of office. The negroes are indeed to be pitied. They are without education and with out the intelligence necessary to an understanding of the condition in life to which they were so suddenly elevated, and the result is they havo been and ftill are tho dup&a and tools of the few designing white men who will toopjlow enough to gaiu thois confidence that ie to say, those who consent to re oognise them as equals. This is the o :ly thing that will gain a negro'a political confidence. No matter how exalted and purs a white man's char acter iu all respects may be no negro will trust bin politically, unless he proclaims the doctrine of equality. This conceded, however, and no matter how vila the white man's chracter may be the negro will trust him im ; plicitly with his dearest rights. Now this i the explanation of the ease with which a handful of white men manage their negro followers, and of their indifference to all appear ance of consistency upon the amend ments and all other questions. Civil rights is at the bottom of it all. "Civil rights" is a sure bait to catch negio votes with a bait that Traitor Tom Settle knows how to fish with as well as the next man. ,. au CHAMHIiKl-AIN'S CSAiJIIS. There is a little question of veracity in South Carolina bet ween such men as Governor Chamberlain on the one side and Judge Maokey and ex-Governor Moses on the other, in regard to the alleged disorders in that State and tho necessity for calling in Federal troops to suppress them. Had the testimony stopped at this point we confess that a disinterested indi vidual might have been thoroughly puzzled in his endeavor to locate the lie but other witnesses of high charac ter as well as of high official positions havo been placed upon the stand and their evidence is such that no sane man can believe that Chamberlain is telling the truth in the excuses he makes for declaring martial law in certain districts of the State. Yet he has gone too fur to recede and arrests are now in progress in the Aiken and Barnwell district?. These people are submitting to it quietly, acting under the earnest advice of Wade Hampton and other Democratic leaders, and with a quiet confidence in a speedy re leuso under the great writ of habeas corpus which Chamberlain has already attempted to suspend and in which attempt he may entirely fail. Governor Chamberlain has himself made most mendacious assertions of the disorders he alleges to be existing in South Carolina but to obtain the necessary official coloring for bis acts, has caused one Conway, a U. S. Mar shal, to make report to him of disor ders said to have been ii.quired into by that Radical official. Conway's re port was, of course, cooked up for the occasion, and the New York Herald, aware of this fact, has sent its own correspondent info the EUentou dis trict where the recent disorders oc curred. This correspondent has made an elaborate report, after having in terviewed hundreds -jf persons, white and colored, who participated in the late troubles and who were in any manner cognizant of any incidents connected with the troubles. This report covers three columns of fine close type in the Herald and the re sult of a laborious and dispassionate investigation made by the correspon dent is directly adverse to Conway's report and to Chamberlain's procla mation. It fully exonerates the whites from the charges made against, then. and places the blame directly at tht doors of tho. ignorant negroes who were led on to tho commission of outrages by the wicked counsels of their leaders r , ; Yet, in despite of these.fact3, Chamn beriain is puthing on his war against the innocent whites, purely and plainly iu the interests of hisparty, aud nt satisfied with the forces now at hia disposal, has called upon the Federal officials at Washington " for more troops. Secretary of War Cameron has reserved his decision and we may rest satisfied that if party ends can be thereby promoted, tho whole land and navai force of the United States wil be at tho patriotic Chamberla n's dis posal. This then is the situation at this time in our sister State: A cry of war in a time of profound peace; a fore- a worn official inventing palpably false stories of troublett which he cannot suppress nnd Federal bayonets called in to enforce the arreat of those who hav nevwr yet made resi&tunce to the civil process. This is the one side, and on the other an entire State ju diciary, irrespective of psrty afllilia tions, giving the lie to Chamberlain's assertions of disorder; tho indignant comment of the powarfnl independent press of tho North and West, a ruined State, an exhausted treasury, official stealings and official corruptions on every Laud, thousands of colored voters flocking to the Democratic standard, the examples of Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas steadily glowing from tho records of tho re cent past and Ihe ides of November m the near future ! jtiokl: i itoops ajju jtioki-j mo ney. The result of the recut Democratic victories in Indiana and West Vir ginia, will be a call for more money and more troops. The latter is easily enough answered, but co fill tho de mand for money a new levy will be necessary upon the already hard work ed, over oppressed and heavily bur dened office holders. Chandler is said to be furious it the hundreds of thous ands drawn from the sweat of so many thousands poorly paid officials, which has been squandered so recklessly, and also, poor Yorick Hayes ! so una vailingly in the Hoosier State. It will be necessary to replenish the ex hausted political exchequer, and there is but one way in which this can be done, and that is by a an appeal for further " donations " to the one hun dred thousand federal office holders throughout the country. Fostnerly it was an easy matter to raise almost any amount of money for Republican cam paign purposes, but the purse strings of the milllonares who formerly gave so libwrally, have been closely drawn this year, and the whiskey ring has been so badly orippied, that its mem bers have not the inclination, nor in deed, the ability to do much towards relieving the financial famine with which .the Republican head-quarters at Washington City are now threatened. In this extremity the office holders must again to the breach, and another five per cent will most likely be called for in a few days. Poor fellows ! it is hard on them, it is true, but they can all draw consolation from the fact that they will never be called on after the 4th day oi March next to pay another assessment for political purposes. 1 rivals ni(nn cjawamat. The white voters of this Congress ional district will evidently be glad to learn that Mr. W. P. Canadsy, who preterds to contest Col. Waddell's claim for re-election, has made an agreement with J. P. Sampson, col., of Washington City, to canvass this district for him. This is Civil Rights with a vengance and shows what a wide jump Mr. Canaday has made from his seat at the dinner table on the Fayetteville steamer with Price. Whiteman, Smyth and other colored gemmen, to the hustings where a negro is to appear and tell white men how they shall vote and who they shall vote for. As Mr. Canaday or any oilier man who may be nominated by hii party is euro of the negro vole in the district anyhow, his own still hunting and the forensic display to be made by his friend Sampson, colored, can have but ouo objective point and that is the Democratic voters. The white men of Carteret, Onslow, Duplin and Cumberland counties, where Mr. Canaday seems to be him self working hardest, will please make a note of this fact. A negro is to be brought all oi the way from Washington City to tell white men how they must vote ! WHAT U A D I C A Ij UIjT.E: HAS DOME FOll llALU'AX. The Raleigh News says: The late Democratic Convention of Halifax appointed a committee, con sisting of Thomas N. Hill, Spier Whitaker and Edward Conigland, to investigate tho county affairs. Their report brings to light some heavy frauls. The county has been de frauded of thousands of dollars. Ras cality has been rampant. That is the sum of the matter. The committee were utterly unable to ascertain . the indebtedness of the county, the records giving no definite idea of the amount. This the com mittee attributes to the incompetence and gross ignorance of the Commis sioners, or to their utter indifference to the interests of the- county and its citizens. The report discloses a variety of frauds and evils of other descriptions high prices for work done for the oounty; exhorbitant fees pail law yers; unwarranted extra allowances; and petty stealings of many kinds for all of which, the eommitteee say, "the Board of County Commissioners richly deserve and have become liable ; to the severe penalties of the law, and should be held to answer a criminal indictment on account thereof." No man can yote unless bis name is properly entered on the registration books. Therefore, as a preliminary to voting for Tilden and Van oe and Re form see that your name is on the books. 'I'ilH !,AliiSr FitOJl SOUTH CAU- ! 4fIA -I WO V NTUJMPOItANK- ! OCJ FACJ'I'N. V"-' ' 'Two very important items reach us on the same breath of the tele graphic wires the day before we go to press. One of these is from Washing ton City and tells U3 that President Qrant will support Chamberlain in his effort to force a re-election iu South Carolina through the instrumentality of Federal bayonets and the other is that at a political meeting held near Charleston on Monday last, a fall ac count of which is published in this issue, a large number of unarmed whites were fired upon by Chamber lain's militia, and two of them killed and thirteen wounded. xhere is nothing singular either in the fact that Grant ras resolved to help Chamber lain in his war on the whites in South Carolina or that a mob of negro mili tia had fired upon a body of quiet and peacable whites but there is something peculiar in tho fact that thee two events shoull occur so nearly at the 8f.me time, just as though Chamber lain and Grant had privately instigated tho negroes to murder. The ball has opened in earnest and there Is no back down now. Wado Hampton i a soldier as Wfall as one of the wisest and truest leaders men have ever had in times of perilous troubles aud the suffering peoplo of our uufoituuate sister Stato know this and will abide by his counsels, no matter what they must continue to suffer. The effort ou tho part of tho administration is to goad the people on to the extent of au artacd resistenco to the Federal troops, thus justifying the use of their bayo nets in tho State. The situation is interesting and may grow yet more so between this aud tho day of election. Tho salient point of the conflict thus far is against the Radical Governor and the President of the Republican party and this lies in the fact that not one lawyer of any prominence in any State of the Union has dared to de fend the constitutionality of (he recent order promulgated by Attorney Gn - eral Taft, and on the strength of which South Carolina has been invaded by the Federal troops. And in addition to this fact we find nearly overy member of the South Carolina Judiciary, Repub lican and Democrat, as well as one of the two Republican Senators from that State (Robertson) bearing une quivocal testimony to the quiet and peaoe which has reigned in that State. As illustrative of this fact Judge Mackey, a Republican who has taken the stump for Hayes and WheeJer.but a man of nerve and of determination, in a oharge recently issued by him to the Grand Jury at York Court has taken a noble, manly end positive at titude in defence of the people. Judge Maokey may be said to speak for others as well as himself and to give a clear idea of the exact condition of affairs, we publish his charge here: In charging the Grand Jury His Honor stated that he had heard, but had i o facts warranting the imputa tion, that armed organizations exist in this county, having for their object the intimidation of voters for the pnr pose of controlling the approaching elackion. While nothing of this kind had occurred in York county for the past five years, and while the citizens were never more peaceably inclined, it is the duty of the Court to instruct the Grand Jury to inquire if auch or ganizations do exist ; and if they fiud they do, to report the same to the Court : while if they find that thy do not exist, likewise to report the fact. The Court announced its readiness to move at all times to secure an inviola ble ballot, and to maintain the law supreme, without the guidance of an executive officer at Washington. His Honor then stated that his attention had been called to the recent order of Attorney General Taft, which ho char acterized as the most formidable and audacious act of political intimidation at present within the knowledge of tho Court ; and said that the Judge of a Court who would permit the provis ions of that order to be enforced iu his circuit would be false to his duty. He said it is the duty of the courts and of every citizen of the State to aid the United States civil and military au thorities when such aid is required ; but the law fixes a limit to the authori ty of an executive officer, and when he transcends that limit he himself be comes amenable. The circular of At torney General Taft, continued His Honor, in effect expunges the law and its duly constituted tribunals and sub stitutes the will of a subordinate Uni ted States officer therefor. The law is ample to check intimidation of voters and to punish those guilty of intimi dation ; and the rights of no voter shall be trampled upon, no matter what his political sentiments or race or color may be. United States marshals and deputy marshals will not be permitted, on this judicial circuit, to carry out the provisions of the order of the At torney General to the extent of disre garding the duly issued process of the State courts ; and should they offer resistance to judicial authority ade quate force would be invoked lp main tain, that authority, and the Court would assume the responsioility. He who acts upon tha provisions of that circular will do so at his peril if he violates the constitutional or legal rights of the humblest citizen. The circular of the Attorney General in directing United States marshals to disregard the State officers in the exe cution of their instructions virtually proposes that every marshal and depu ty marshal uhall be constituted a su preme tribuual, whose acts, however flagranti violative of the constitution and laws of the State, shall not be sub ject to review by the courts of the State. The President of the United States even cannot suspend the writ of habeas corpus for a single hour iu time of peace, unless specially author ized thereto by th Congress of the United States. Yet the At;orney General assumes to empower a deputy marshal not only to suspend this great safeguard of personal liberty st will, but to annul, for the time being, the whole body of criminal statutes of the State, enacted pursuant to the consti tution and Jaws of ihe United States tor the due protection of the life, lib erty and property of the citizen. His Honor also instructed the Grand Jury that it constitutes intimidation for an employer to threaten to dis charge his employes unless they vote a certain way, and that it is likewise intimidation if a laborer refuses to work ualess his employer votes a cer tain way. This, then, being the position of af fairs in South Carolina we do not fear that the whites will allow themselves to be. goaded into such aots of ag gressive retaliation, to say nothing oi an armed resistance to the Federal authority, as will endanger their own success or that of their party in the II imntou knows how to plan nnd to carry out u defensive campaign as well as an ofiiciisive one and we predict that the canvass will proceed with mora determination thn ever before whiie white men ave being arrested and held for trial at the sweet will of Chamberlain aud Grant. Tho remedy is in th State cmrts and it is thero that the actual fight must tak place. Neither can Chamberlain or Grant remove the State judges and the former certainly cannot cow them. Judge Mackey has declared in effect that tho authority under which tho State is now declared in a state of insurrection is unconstitutional and has been usurped for the occasion aud is therefore not bindi! on any Court in the land . Ho goes farther and says that United States officials will not be allowed to disregard the process of the State Courts (meaning thereby snch writs of habeas corpus as they may iasne) and plaiuly asserts ihc'.t force will Le met with force aud that the Court will assume tha rosponsi bility. Thee are b:avjword nd we believe that Judge Mcka means what he says and will abido by tLern notwith standing the fact that Grant haa como to ChrtmbHrJain's aid since the charge was delivered. As to the motives which have prompted this, onslaught upon the liberties of ths people of South Caro lina the thing is plain enough. Cham berlain is the candidate of the riff rail' clement of nis party at,d has been re pudiated by almost every Republic!: of prominence iu the Slate. Ha has therefore to look to the ignorant ne gro vote to ensure his election and the inrouds recently made upon this vol. in favor of Hampton have rendered his success so uncertain that ho has found it necessary to resort, to des perate means. And we all know that no means are too desperate or too despicable, fur tho-ord.'U try geuus of the Radical tube to report to iu an ex tremity. Hence the war of tho Fed eral adciinistr'ition upon the peace preserving people of South Carolina. 3 lie Lale lectlons-(!oi;iiiienis tiic 1'ri'ss 'I liereoie. 2s ew York Herald, lud. The balance of advantage is on the side cf the Democrats; bu only on the condition ihat they show wisdom, courage and moderation m their can vass. Philadelphia Ameiican, (Kep.J The battle has been fought for the local, State and Congressional tickets in Ohio and Indiana, and the Repub licans of the country know the result. It was the preliminary conflict to the greater one of November. And now let every Republican take renewed courage and never cease work until victory has crowned his efforts next month at the poiis. The enemy will not fail to redouble their efforts. They are desperate, but hope with a united South to carry sufficient Stntos in the North to elect their candidate. New York Journal of Commerce, (Iml.) Enough is already at hand of tho election returns frosn thee Stales to improve the spirits oi the opposition. and to increaaethe rhances of a chaug-j the next yenr in the n.itional adrninis- tratiou. It is plain, as we have f ev erai times most distinctty slated, that the Presidential election is to depend entirely on the vote of the thinking men of the country. Tht extreme par tisans on either side will vote their respective tickets, and nothing in he prospect will change their determina tion. But the midd.c, moderate men who are totally dissatisfied with the existing administration, and are ear nestly desiring a thorough reform, can now see that the issue is entirely in their hands. New York Evening i'osl, ("tiep ) Tho back of the Grant-Hayes cam paign is broken. Yesterday s work in the great Western stronghold of Re publicanism de erminc-j the iittituuo of the nation in November. What this work is, and wht it means, can only be understood when it is remembered thet Indiana and Ohio were churned, less than two months ago, by the Na tional Republican Committee ; that they havo been Republican States from the beginning ; and that the average Republican majority in Presidential years since 18G0 has been, in Indiana 7,566, and in Ohio 24,285. It is no gust of transient passion that has wrought this great change in the minds of the people ; it is the strong and steady flood that will sweep the land before it subsides. Now for Massa chusetts. New York World, (Dem.) To'say that this is "glory enough for one dsy " is to express the ju-.t feelings with which such a re.-uit against such odds and in such a fieid must be hailed by all good Democrats and by all friends of reform and of good government. But it becomes u.3 all to accept this splendid triumph simply as a summons to now and more vigorous exertions in the great cause. The unexpected defeat which they have suffered will simply exasperate our antagonists ; and they must bo met henceforward at eveiy point with renewed determination and an invin cible purpose on the part of the De mocrats of the East not only to rival but to surpass in November the disci pline, tho spirit and the united energy which have been so successfully dis played by our brethren and allies in the West. Chicago Tribune, (Rep.) The majority for Williams at best will be very small, but is enough to enable the Democrats to insist that they can carry the State for Tilden next month. Although we firmly be lieve that Hayes will carry Indiana, the moral effect of the election will be on the side of the Democrats. It is best to be candid in these things. N. 1. Inbuue (liep.) It is a set-back for Ohio and Indi ana. They have been pluming them selves on being tho "decisive," "pi votal," and various other kinds of States for a long time, but their vote this year will have little more effect on the result in November than that of Vermont. The outlook at present is little different from what it was at the opening of the campaign. Chicago Times (Iud.) That the Democrats have been per mitted to obtain tho expression of the reform-demand ia that State is the strougest evidenc of the tremendous inspiration Tilden has been in the campaign. His character as a states man competent to seize the most difficult problems before the country has impressed itself upon the farmers of the State, and they have upheld Uncle James Williams us a token that they mean still more firmly to uphold Tilden whenthe tims comes. The majority given for Wiibams will be doubled, and not unlikely quadrupled, in November, when local issues are out of the way. Baltimore Sun (Dem.) Now the Democrats emerge from the State contests with much more of victory than has been their fortune N.O.ionml iRonrt IT livmtoii knows hOW J U during any presidential contest since ine Wiir. xn uuuiu-ju iu ii.uiu' uu West Virginia they have recently car ried Arkansas, Alabama, Kentucky, Oregon, Georgia aud Dataware, with Heavy KulJJsi i u i jjcj hjwu crvn'mo u Connecticut over last year s Demo cratic majority. Such is the status for the start in the pre-mieutirtl elec tion of 1S76. Baltimore Gazette (Dem.) Indh-.ua .sure for Titdwn and reform; Vet Virginia certsiin for the Demo ctatic aomitn a; Oiiio, the homo of Hi.yes, almost capture ! by thy indom itable Democracy; a soiid Soath march ing on to victory, and an awakened North throwing off the. truruiuels of corrupt; R.-uie.i!!rin. Who, oh! who, will c-.iV') for Rutherford nor? Lcuisvllh' Courier-Journal (i)eiu.) The lof;s of Indiana makes it ex tremely deubifui whether Hayes can be forced beyond o;;e hundred ai.d twenty-five electoral voter. It puts Peuaylvaniaand Illinois ir. doubt nnd astvuei Wisconsin to the Democrats. There wid not be a contest for New York, which Titden will carry ia e.u easy walk-over, vith rlffy Thouaud votes to spsre. ComeH'ticnt and Ntv Jersey are as certain as Kentucky, to ruy nothing about the Pacific States, which have been conceded by the Republicans all along. TUre is really but one hope now for llaye.3, and tieafc a poor one, to wit: vhat tho Dernoe.rets will take to rejoicing, will abandon work for plftj, and, by ovftr souudence and uegleet, deliver tiis fruit ot their victorv to the enemy a el;m chance, truly!" To Supervisors of EleeUoii Or 'FICE OF THkSuPV'b OF ELECTIONS, ) istcrn District of North Carolina, Ralkigh, N. O., Sept. 23d, 1876. ) Eu. E The foiiowiuc: diffesfc of so much of the. Revised SJ'atntes of the United States, "Title 20. The Election Fran eh fce," an relates to the powcra and duties of Supervisors ot Election iu North Carolina, is promulgated for the information and guidance of all concerned therein: 1. Supervisors of Election are ap pointed by ti e Circuit Court on the application oi ten citizeus of a pre cinct or county, through the Chief Supervisor, and hold oflica during the pleasure of tho Court. 2. Two Supervisors are appointed for each precinct, of opposite politi cal sentiments, who must be voters therein, and able to read and write tho English language. 3. They must take and subscribe the statutory oath of office and file the same with the Chief Supervisor before enteiring upon duty. 4. They are required to attend at the place of registration and of voting at all times when a member of Con- gress or other united fsutes oihcer is to be elected. 5. They are to take, occupy and hold, feuch positions as in their judg ment will best enable thorn to see. the ballot boxo.-, and the persons ofirfri-i-to register and vote, and to scrutinize the manner in which the registration aud voting is being conducted. b They are to mark for challenge any person known or supce?ed to be wrongfiilly oh.M'irjg to register or vote, iv.d to note unou the oooss the name of any persot; who may bo fradulent'y allowed or refused to roister and vote. 7, They must pcrso'ially inspect and (crutmize the r?giatry and poll books, and may .lai th er siguuturcs to each p;:go thereof, ia such manner s.3 to enable, tlieui to detect and expona any j wrongful addition or i I or checks t uereiu. removal of namts 8. They are to personally eourit and scrutinize eucn ballot in '.ho canvass atter the ciose 01 tn x'oils on election dy, in whatever pi ce or box found, and however raid box, plae or ballot uisv be endorsed or labeled, and not to leave the place of registration or voting until such registration or vot ing, togetner with the canvass and counting cf the voter-:, and ail the rev ports, return, certificates aud state ments, or copi s thereof, relating to such registration or electiou, are wholly completed. 9. They mun immediately forward to the Chief Supervisor of ihe District a full and des ailed statement, under oath, of every unlawful registration or vote eff iied or accepted, and of every lawful registration or vote offered and refused ; every unlawful attempt to hinder, delay, prevent, or obstrnct any person entitled t register or vote, trom registering or voting, or to allow any person not utitird to register or vote ; every attempt by bribery, so licitation, interference, hindrance, mo lestation, violence, or threats thereof, on the part vf any person or persons whatever, to prevent the Supervisors or otuer oiheers, from fully and fre-Iy performing ail the duties oi their office at e.iich registration and election and generally, every violation of the law relating to such election, together with the names of the offenders aud witnesses thereof. 10. Supervisors have no power to make arro:-ts except when summoned thereto by the Deputy Marshal, and have no authority whatever except at the time aud place of registration an voting, and in the presence of the offi cers holding tho Fame, including the counting of the votes and making re turns thereof. 11. Supervisors of election, while on duty, are not subject to arrest by any oime auinoruy or process whatever, and in no such ea.-e should submit to arrest. vz. in conclusion, I have only to say that the manifest intent and pur pose of the law under wheh Super visors of Election are Appointed, is to secure a fair election, and while as cit izens tboy havo the undoubted right to indulge 111 political preferences, aud enforce, hs they may be abls, their par- uzan convictions, tneyjhave ; no such ights as Supervisors of Election, and 1 . . mo exere;Rj or attempt to exercise them is inconsistent with their dutv. and in violation of the oath required to be taken for the faithful ami impar tial pencrmance ot tnir duties, and a they are appointed from the best men of the two leading political par ties, it is expected that they will chal lenge the respect cf all by mineliner L til l - .. . 5?. . 0 courtesy wn n nrmness in their olheial demeanor. A. W. Shafeb, U. S. Commissioner and Chief Super vi?or. ,11 a j or Kng-eliiard. This gtutieman. our candidate for Secretary of State, has made a gallant ana enective canvass in the trans montane region of the State. On all sides are his speeches spoken of as eloquent and vigorous expositions of the true issues now presented to the people of the country for tbeir arbi tration. Ho uot only has added great ly to hi-i individual reputation as an able and logical speaker, but given to the great cause ot reform and honesty an impetus, iu the sections he has visited, that will continue to increase i.i force pntil the gr ind result of vic tory will be reuched when the sun of November 7th shall have set forever upon Radical misrule and corruption. Maleigh News. The war ceased eleven years ago ; and all sensible men in the North be lieve that it is now time to" let the Southern States manage their own affairs, and believe this because they sea that wherever Federal interference has ceased peace has come at once. N. Y. Herald. 1876 FALL CAMPAIGN. OPENED NOW !AT A t . AX . IsL A. T Z a S , 36 Market Street, Market street A COMPLETE C 1 LATENT STAPLE AND AELi THE ress Coods7 ShawSs? Oloaks F&noy Goods, EVERYTHING THAT CAN BE 'ZEX FOR iNT A FIRST ChX'i DEY GOODS STORE. At Prices to Compete with in j RctuU House North, oet -5t Meeting of Onslow Court I'ftslpoiu'd Until Second Week of the Term. IV OBBDIKS K. TO A Pr, -TT1GN Or" l-o'.'ttt-Hi p.-irti-u Onslow couuiy, iti'ltf '- Koy ha; postpom-d tbe Court inilt' 3 S.m-owI week cf Ibe Term rn account . of ti e c .1 1 . ,v t ' V .' J vJ ' Oct 6-2w Ousl.-w 'OUUXJ . Centennial Award ! M ARYE VND PIANOS AHEAD ! The Ocldirata-t Pino Mai.ui'acliircr, MJSSUh. W1LMAM KNJBE A CO., hi-.Yc receive'.! th- hiest havaj,-! r'or 'iitii uoul t-q-aru ii.ni! upright j i .nos Ht t.-:e Ivn.r.s - f t lie iutereaiion-ii j ny on mm e J iu ti uiu- n." at. tue 1 euC'.nutal iii-le.ion, ;n tue ptrt;c ot rtipin masot h.nor ji 1 a me la: of m-irit. iiy tie re- cuiiar eyhtem ot ar:!s aJui-tcl by tbe j.-rvoi" t lie Centennial Kxbibi'i ! t h u !"er of a.irl ia a large on", tin s ir-i; knd f inc.! ihs behsg Riven to pi nw of all prdi, ',ut t'uo 'r:e lesr t merit, it. i? aileo-t, appear- cn'v U. tbe rcp jrls of tlio judges atfeomp -n.Ting t : iiv.-dils, tin-1 piace he iuwliB pi tno.-i n trie front. The celebrated Knabe Pioios km fos- sli at IieiNSKKJtdRR'S L-.re Book una. M u 'i; Ktci e. 39 and 41 Market street. oct G-tf THE CAPE FEA. New Paper in Wilmington. Iwrr.T. ISSUE, IS THK CITY OF wtr Ml NU "'ON. OS nil ABOUT O JT. ls, IS ''., A DAILY DEMOCRATIC NEWMPAPEil, with the n-m wtUtJn above. Tn Cap Fear" will ba devo,1.'! p'imnii to t.e ir.t 'ft -.its of tbf re'oa a'ter -svh cii it is urmorl t-lit it i;l likewise give the t'to ami ;eue r ti ;:cw? ot" t!i! dy a'l fill hlfur advocate t ;r:iHi p'es i-uro and straight. o tho great Oem-xra i ; put. SabicriptioTi It ttcs: ?5 for one yea: ; $2 M f;-r e x inon-h. ; 1 25 f -;r three ja-.u:li-; itivarUbly in 'i tvnco N:w is tti? traR ti 'ub-cribe to a .Leap, I.'c liab'e Uem cia'ie Oai'y. ort 6-if i;,CI5KO W. HARRIS. Molasses ! Molasses ! 300 Bbls. Sug :r House UEoIases. 50 Hhds. Cuba For eaie by Bagging, Ties ami Twine iOO Rolls and 3alf Rolls (Standard) Dagtjing, 50 Tons Ties, 1.000 Lbs. Twine, For sale by KEItUHNKU A CAlyDBB BltOt Salt, Cheese and liicc. 3,000 Sacks Bait. 80 Boxes A No. 1 Cream Cheese. 20 Tierces Carolina Rice. For sale by KEKf.UNEii & C.-ILUEA BROS Nails, Soap, Candles, &c. 200 Kegs Naila. 100 Boxes Soap. 100 Boxes and Half Box Candles, Lye, Potash. Candy, Crackers, &c. For f-ale by KERC1IXER & CALDER BROS. fept21-tr We Are Always Selling MARTIN'S Because it is and has always becniiu BEST AND MOST RELIABLE Table Elutter Sold in -tliis Oity-. CLTAS. D. MYERS & CO., 5 and 7 Korth Front Street read and 'Butter. OUR "FAVORITE" jt l o xj n, . MARTIN'S GILT EDGE BUTTER. " GOOD ENOUGH." Sjud to Us at our ytoros 5 &. 7 North Front St,, Chas. I. Iflyers & Co. st pt 17-tf YATES pTA3 JUST BKOEIVEU a Iar;e Stocli of School Books & Stationery Also tlie Largest Slock of BLANK BOOKS IN THE CITiT. sept 24-1 f j Trie BSBL1CAL HEUOaUc;) Pnbliahed By EDWARDS, BROUGHTON & CO Kaleign, N. C. HEV.O T. BAILEY, Editor. RKV. J. 1. M UK H AM, Associate Editor. UKV. W. T. WALTlfifct, D. l.,Agrlcultsj X.U1.0T. Organ of North Oaroiina Baptist IN ITS FIFTIETH YKARt Every Baptist Should1 Take It As an Advertising Medium Unsurpassed. ONLY $2 10 PER YEAR Addre BIBLICAL RECORDER, ji30 a altigh, h .0 GILT EDGE BUTTER 1876 ASSORTMENT OF NOVEXLTEJ IN DRY Embroideries ' T iH v-r?J 1 m i. a i! 3G Market Street 25 mi mm J 1 ' V i - 5 a, Low ZPrioe, GEORGE 3IYF.R H, 11 and 1 ? .o!tli Font ?r;: t. use oeIjY the Pure Sweet Mash WHISKEY And Blue Gyzzs. GENUINE. Oniy for ."ale. by GEORGE JUiEIifo, sept IP tf 11 and 16 South Vrmn Kicei. Tlio Carolina EeolicM Map&e A llibUSTRATKD MOXTil'LY r . choice .CL i.ucrr.tiire, bo If-'uim irom t)u Joluh- liOUO itiBiVGMUKR OFKlOit MIBeMC!ng wtl J.iu-.i.iry, 1?75. The rtrst nuaiber vriii h ready fur in vitin?- by December loth, and liie perioj. j -:i; be pa'i.h;-.-t each PucrrttMiin montb t : ore, -tt'ji without vntern:pt'.o No h-Ith;;-t ii; bo neglecttvi wa'.cli either l!eut;r i i's.i '.an eoiur-- . o ;?uder isfue ai j..&-:cv5it!e and i nMru,:;tiyt. coinx" n.Ai m u tricie-: r. a'ir, -.;y ;oput;r writet. b.a hoia E-Ml'a ' id. T.he Carolina Hc-uselxold H&xazlkQ fiii : j iro iS-iiag,', e!tt.y-ro:i! '. in;i Ciauti-v , !iKiid0'.a-.; printed on tinted hoc! pivper a -id b-mii if'ulty iHnstrafed. It is t l): :rcug!'.Jy tw.fr ern enterprise and biu-cet if ?! re-Hi fuV. v 'i- iii ii '.. Ttii: puMMSipr meaui n ti'a.:3 ,r a tir-t i-ct.vs monthly, that, nce in tr (incf 5 ia t.fcv fam'ly circle, in sure to be zi'i r .-:.xhfci; for ?.! '-i ?fc'i v frocrTCi. 't-:- i '" :U'iiA iT OAM.Ul'" will j.rore ktv ?M(rci ft'itv.xo 'I he ..ti iary number wiW xjaU.n iifa-hia pk-trc of .-1.. i V :(;. "a id-. .il fcketi-.b. to be followed Mr .-a : -f titifir ;v.Laitr wit'.: vhotojfrntihji o,' tli'-r iv;ne.?t 8tate.neo, dirtae, St6. r-..O.Y TV'O WOi i.-Aj" A VK !.U and f'j suiwsciiicr ca laako a choice i 'I'llItrK MO T BBA.rTX;-n.T..LA !ltK KjfanTnssi eiso oi 21 x i;o tncflt-j, v:: ' 'TI . Finding of r iTiour i?; the : :rD j-U"!,' 4,'l I Madon na." oi Kiagljcpr J?fyinar tbe Sterrj ," tor, war-iol-Mi receipt cf tlij nl)&ci iption price. Either of tho Kngravtue ij wcrih doal-idtbt pric-j Ruited for the Ji:i;,.':iine. BSf Any one e-rrlh;s a c!al of fir, ;ilrp' eel to ai oxtra su inscription tree. Siou-O eopie. 20 cents free liy mail. Sly aionlLs tubHCip tioa, -wjkoat the E.i:ziAfiog, S?l . Accents Wanted Evorvwhcre. JUL.IU3 A. B: UlTZ, Iiii-.'.i!W.be olds.ioro, N O Tho Uobcsoiu'siu, FriP I'UIFI) r-vc:y A'cl in-day Mo?ni: gin i u mlitrtim, P. O, by V. Wallace Mc t;iarm'd, l as ti,o 1 r(;o t c-rcu'ation o!" any count :y piper in th" !Siao. It ci:' i;ia' s cx lei hivclv ni'tie couuii-i- o! KobesoB.U'chmoiid, BVatlc-i., ;olurrsbiis, iini er'a::l, Bunifviok and ii t'iO aij iui; n fi-unt'e oi Mai Ion, Marl it:ro' nd !.':rlirit',r, in JstMitU Caro im. i 8 oca' iic-.v -p ;p-r it i;as no H'.ipei'ior. It 1b one of tlio fevr cu'iry pape'H vlios- td:tir !id pub- il:er jjtvea his Vhole time and Htteution to its coianuis I n poiific- tbo Kocii in will ptiive to pro- 111 -t-i "h- l-ri'iciplCH i f tba IhrmuCKtic Cill-'-'I- Tative partv.and is uncompromieirgly sn favor of nh-tc eiiprenary. its local ulum. will alway ter-m wirh - he. 'te-t nnd !-yt news, written in a lirif-f iut.'Uisfiit and busiiifci like Tuanncr. Its edi c-ials v.-ul bssboitand lucid and upor, mb j' Cts v. h'cli dircctlv en c rn our people. Ah fin adver'iir.g medium it is ituc'i Sv)iif;bt arui-rand has a parooas;e 8e"ot:ii to no other eoinitrr a pi r. J'.t blihf?d in I8T0, it hif tv-.r eiii'-e been lucre tcni; in intiueno and popularity until it ha re ichtd and occupied lh very trout htiik o INort1' Carolina journalism. Kats Osh in a.1vne One year 2 .',0; si;; monlesfl 25; thr-o mor.tt 75 c!iits. Send a thrco cent stamp for tp cimcn copy. Adver ti 1 1 of ia te liinii.-hed on application ilo cam paign at which are vvry reasonable. am-iist 4-t f THR SENTINEL for Its CAHPffl r"rH!. -:-nv!F8 now openiiiu is the mci-t iuipor JL unit i;- wliicii tie tie: i.ie o! o th CaroliL I have I.1' n cieajr. d p-nce the Tr.o'iieiitous two I tion of im Upon its result deiend the 'e-'f o.- WM' d' th 8 tat r.r.d Union. ; T. o U.'e:?h Sentinel w'd, hp ever, b. 'rl', iro'nf of i-; tii.li-, MistairdLg tar i.fiy m' ait b ;.il v tb'i car u-fair-. oi tho r.'-tioial If oc.ru' put tv, and the ai lic v and ijoitiiai"?'-- t th Sr.'.!".'' l'mocialic .:ouyention. To hu' V" pj, t;j tiii whoi-i power ami inn 'ie nee o. iOiirn.il v, j;; li, ir the p.rt, I p.h t;:e w l dit coul'i t ssri . roe iiicei'-i t-, ax.d j icsrrva'hS Tid Iibcrtioc, o h-i jieople oi Ko:t" Oaroiina in)r:t-v tli -it it may b within the moans f -ly D.-mr.c-at in the Ktali t T'-ai ti r. i-V l7irtr.7 fin v;i--. we 11' tx't b'i .a iiisici ov uig ci;np-.isn ra'--, 1 . ...... - " - . - ' . . .. o:"lKi-firik.v M:d for country tubsenbio ui; c;niii 'ha 'lay ar.,1 running to th3 15th 0 Novfrabi'r, a period of tour month-: DAILY KIi!T!()X. 1 Cory.... ." (yl,p":i-... 1.) Oop'c-. . I Copy.... In evt z - ci. order 1872. c rt WW.".'. v ryt li 'SO WtiKLY EDITION. .v cc'.t . c the money ran: t a ompafx tt 70 PR2GE REDUCED FOR Tlie Centennil Tear. AN lUDlii'KXDKNT MiAn-WKK' N E Y F A r F TJ . Devote,'! ' to Politics, J.iteratnr.. Ag U'ul'a and ?.'ew Circulation large and daily iiicrcf.:-Ji!3 NOW 1 f t-i 15 TIM K TO SI.' 1 1? K. It oirca'at, .' ': Thirty tv? Ooniic of Er era au ii'.ulie Sorth OAil-.a a:.d S -arli ';!'; 'i j-i A D V K li T I - K T-'. -; V.'il Ki-.".i;v li Kit "CHif Sabwi-lpr'ou tn-ice. ir. adv.i-cc.iii i-cr ytnt. Soml lor vmide c-ipv to I.N!,'INJ K(S. IS.u.rierot mar 10-tf VVt luon. S- The Charlotte Observer Tin on I1 v moralnp Uailv paper pnhi it ; ti-r- ii j tsn ii'.t!Tt falTr MTIkl Ur t" I D-r te bec;l lartly increued during the it Ttasc, ami i. no reachc. inont Oi the V-T" jast lug an uoti7rtfcsed niedinni of eommua'ca tioii between the Merchant?of Wilmington ana tae people of Wc tern Norlh ;aronna. TkltMeOf SUB8CK1PTION : Da51 .s 00 per anniiai Weekiv".. ... ....... "... ....... 8 ' r Af,ert!ain velrr ov. The Salisbury Examiner, T-STABLIIIED IN :SC9, thoroughly alwavs V. w c atic Printed Weekly and TrU Weekly at 2 and sjSS- Addivs?. J. J. STEWART, Editors and Proprietors , ja 84 Saiibbury, W.