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NEWBERN, N. 0., SEPT. 10, 1873. KISS IT AWAY. BY SAIXH3 A. BROCK. I saw a bright and beauteous child At play amid the flowers : lie seemed to make more fleetly wing The happy spring-tide hours. lie reached his hand to pluck a rose : A bee with weary wing Had sheltered in its crimson heart And pierced him with its sting. A cry of pain burst from his Hps, A cry of anguish wild : The mother ran with healing balm To soothe her wounded child. lie held his dimpled hand to hor, And 'tween his sobs would say, In all love's faith "Kiss it away Mamma, kiss it away." Bho klesod the wound. lie quickly dried His crystal, dropping tears : A smile of triumph lit his eyos, In place of anxious fears. With bandaged hand and shouts of gloo, Ho ran again to play, With all his dread, if not his pain, By mother kissed away. And thus mothinks that every wound That pierces doep the heart Would bo less painful in its pang. Less vexing in its eniart, Were these kind lips with healing touch Upon the wound to lay : Were these kiud lips to "kiss it away," My friend, to "kiss it away." For all are children when the heart From envy's poison cries, When malice points its venomed sting, When jealousies arise. For all are cdildren when we feel Lore's sacred trust decay : Oh! 'twould be sweet if those dread wounds Could e'er be kissed away. John Knox. The death bed scene of the pre.it Scot tish reformer illustrates the spirituality of his life : Sabbath, November 23d, vm the day of the fast appointed on account of the French massacro ; Monday the 24th, was the last day that he spent on earth. About three o'clock in the afternon, one of his eyes failed, and his speech was considerably af fected. He desired his wife to read the 15th chapter of the first epistle to the Cor inthians. "Is not that a comfortable chapter ?" said ho, when it was finished. "Oh, what sweet and salutary consolation, the Lord hath afforded me from that chapter 1" Atnt five o'clock, he said to his wife, "Go read where I cast my first anchor ;" npon which she read the I7th chapter of John's gospel, nnd afterwards a part of Calvin s sermons on the Ephesians. He then lay quwt for sometime, except that now and then he desired them to wet his month with a little weak ale. At ten o'clock, they read tle Evamnt Praver. which they had delayed beyond the usual flour from an apprehension that he was asleep. After the exercise was concluded, Dr. Preston askod him if ho had heard the prayers. "Would to God," he said, "that you and all men had heard thom as I have hoard them ; I praise God for that heavenlv sound." About eleven o'clock he pave a deep sigh and said, "Now it is come." Bannatyne immediately drew near and desired him to think upon those comforta ble promises of our Saviour Jesus Christ, which he had so often delivered to others ; and, perceiving that he was speechless, re quested him to jrive them a sign that ho heard them, and that ho died in peace. Upon this he lifted up one of his hands, and sighing twice, expired without a strug gle. Richmond Christian Advocate. The WMlIing Ordeal. It is a terrible ordeal that the bride must pass through before? she conies into legal possession of the object of her choice. The world demand that sho should pre pare beforehand an amount of clothing sufficient to last for years ; this must bo of elaborate make, all finished and on exhibi tion before the one particular day. No eooher does a young lady form intentions f marriage than she buries herself from the outer world, with an unlimited quanti ty of cotton cloth ; and, intent on gussets and sftamp, sho has no thought for the du ties of her future lifo. Her happy leisure Ib gone ; small perplexities harrass her soul ; mental culture is suspended ; her health suffers ; her beauty fades ; but this wardrobe must bo planned, purchased and made under her own eyes, if she dies for it. She emerges on the wedding day from her chrysalis state, fagged-out anil wasted. That she is clothed and in her right mind at the same time, is a marvel. From that morning tho butterfly delivers herself over to the mercy of a staring public ; and the scanning of her attire becomes one of the absorbing interests of her acquaintances for months. Then, docs any one think of her weariness in standing still two mortal hours after the ceremony, with a curious throng crowding before, whoso handshakes she must return, and to whoso repeated congratulations she must furnish fresh re plies ? A president on his reception day, knows something of it ; but even he is not the victim of an indiscriminate oscula tion from one-half his visitors. Sinco all gontlemen, young and old, handsome and repulsive, can exact this of the bride, wo bco do reason why tho ladies who file up should not kiss tho bridegroom, and thus compel him to bear his share- in tho duties of the time. From the Liverpool Daily Albion August 2d. LIFE IN CAIRO. Wo have been favored with the follow tng interesting extracts from a letter re ceived in Liverpool from a gentleman who was a Confederate General and is now in the Egyptian service: Cairo, July 1873. I arrived here in the worst month of tho year, at the season called here Kamscen, which n Arabia means fifty because for fifty davs, from the middle of April, the wind may at any time shift to tho South, to not Inn and stay so for two or three days at a time. After that period the wind blows with almost invariable regularity from tho North, bringing the cool breezes of tho Mediterranean. Just now tho weather is charming that is to say, it is intensely hot from eleven o'clock till five; but at, that time everybody stays indoors. There is always a breeze stirring, and the nights are cool and beautiful; you know that no cloud over obscures tho stars here, and it never rains more than twice in the year, whichjis in January, and amounts only to light showers. Hence the unspeakable dust cf this country; and what a contrast to your own land of bright verdure and perennial showers. But the clearness of the sky is amazing. About two dozen English suns would hardly make such sunshine as broils tho earth here. And tho nights! The moon shines with un equalled splendor, and when she is absent the sky is black as ink, not blue, and from this black ground the stars stand out with a brightness doubled by the contrast. A great many stars not visible in the cloudy m ti a i i f SKies oi niuropc anu ivmerica, are visioio here, so that the stars look much more numerous and the milky wayseemH a great deal whiter. To return to tho kamsecn. There is generally a strong wind stirring about, which looks like a dense fog, bat infinite ly more disagreeable. The wind comes from the vast region of the desert and feels like the breath of a brick or lime kiln. Tho dust penetrates, the closest houses, fills your eyes, mouth, nose, and makes your life a burden. But fortu nately it never lasts long, and does not return usually more that three or four times during the fifty days. Just now the Nile is slowly rising and will continue to do so until October, and its rise brings coolness and humidity but no rain. It would tako a volume to in scribe all that is of interest in this city. I havo not yet seen anything of Egypt be yond Cairo and very little of that, The present Khedive in the ten years of his reign has made some immense improve ments, and entire new quarters have risen, built like the best parts of European cities wide, straight streets, handsoraeMmddings gas light, fountains, public water, whch can be introduced into all the private dwellings, &c. Some new bonlevards are going up, wnich will be exceedingly handsome, and there is a beautiful garden covereing several acies, beautifully lighted up, with a large pond of water fringed all around with gas lights, which produce a charming effect. There one of tho garri son bands plays evevy night, am the gar den is filled with Europeans and natives in every variety of costume. But what is more interesting perhaps to the European is ino Aral) quarr.ei-8 turn oil irom sou;e of these new streets and go twenty steps, and you will find yourself at once trans ported to the land and times of the "Ara bian Nights." I say the timos, because the manner and costumes have not chang ed for a thousand years. Some of the streets now existing aud, no doubt, quite unchanged are tho theatres of some of the adventures of Caliph Harcnn-al-Ras-chid, related in the "Arabian Nights." The same bazaars, the same little shops, which are nothing but recesses in tho wall about 10 feet square. The whole front is open. The wares are on the shelves, and the floor of the shop is about three feet above the level of the street. . On it sits the merchantcross-legged. Moslem women closely veiled come there to shop and sit ditto, talking and probably flirting with the merchants. Tho streets themselves arc not over 12 or 15 feet wide, andas the tops of tho houses project over them the sun does not shiuo into tho streets; but there is a want of circulation of air which is worse that the sunshine. In these narrow streets of this very populous city (300,000 inhabitants) arc crowds of people donkeys, camels, and even carriages. The hitter have to bo preceded by a run ner on foot called a "sais," who cr-lls out to make way for his carriage, otherwise they could not circulate at all. Every va riety of costume is to bo r.een. The old Turks and tho bigoted Moslems Ktick to the old dress turbans of various colours, 1 i. . e i - ii i uuu long roue; 01 every ungrm colour also j hanging loosely to the lieel.a the front den in Egypt. In the country he take3 the place of cart or wagon. Passing along the railroad, you frequently see in tho j l - : i i- i. ' e 1 . ut'jjs n moving uusnor tree oi uuge size Ou looking more closely you perceive something like the head and neck of a gi gantic ostrich projecting in front. It is a camel with hont a wagon load of sheaves on his back. In this city, where an enormous amount of building is going on, you meet long files of them loaded with stone from the neighboring quarries. He kneels down to be loaded and unloaded. He lives on next is hideously uglv. but is pa tient, docile, and ill-used. He is the mainstay of agriculture as his price is moderate, only about 8. The Arab horse is of small size, rarely above 15J hands. His usual color is grey, sometimes sorrel, very few bays or black. He is very well formed, some of them are magnificently beautiful. They aro very docile and in telligaut, and, above all, of prodigiours endurance. Both men and beasts iu this country live ou next to nothing. The Arab horso is fed usually twice a day on a small allowance of barley and chopped straw, which our horses would not touch, lie is watered twice a day, but nan travel on the desert if he can get water twice a day. On that fare he can make; seventy five miles a day- day after day without losing his ppirit or being injured. I have just bought a grey, about 16 hands high for 20. He is quite thin, having just ar rived from Damascus arter a two month's journey over the desert, but he is full of spirit, is beautitully formed, and has as pretty a head as you ever saw. When he gets fat, as he .will do here, he will be a very handsome horse. All the horses are staliions, and they are just as manageable as our horses, though they will fight some times. My fellow, like a 'desert Bedouin, unused to civilization, kicks at nearly every horse he passes iu the streets. I have not seen more than three or four mares since I havo been in Cairo. Mares can hardly be bought at any price, and seem to ie kept almost exclusively for breeding. Yesterday evening I went to tho great citadel, first built by Saladin, the co-temporary of nich.trd Cceur tie Lion. It is an immense assemblage of buildings. In its vastnoss and variety it reminds one of tho Tower ( f London. It is built ou a hill on the very edge oi thc;oity, aud commands it entirely; it eontams barracks, palaces, and the great mosque of Mehemet Ali, built of alabaster, in it is the well of Joseph, as it is usuiil'.y called;,but it tako. its name from Salad m, whose name was Yousself. It goes dj.vu 270 feeu to tho level of the Nile. 1873. 1873. The courtyard of the citadel was tho scene ol the massacre of one thousand raamel ukes by Meliernet Ali, about 181. From toe citadel I beheld a magnificent seen-- by such a sunset as Egypt alone af fords. Beneath spread the entire city with its palaces, its palm trees, ::i the thousand minarets of its t'nve hundred anu ulty mosques, jn the distance the Nile winds like a huge serpent. In front, beyond ti:e city the great pyramids reared tin ir gigantic summits far above the hor izon; to the wi-st, a-.vav up the JSiie, the seven pyramid. of iS:kkaiu; ami, bryoad 1 ) v i T i : i . . i i an uie gieai jioia:i urseii, iiiw- an ocean of sand, iu which th a. in s. ts, j;r -sentiug very nmeh tie- same ar-oearance as at sra. so straight way the In..; of tie: imriz-Mi, Turning now arouu 1 to the east tho moan was shining over th j Arabian desert and the desolate mount iins which separate the valley of the JNne Ivjm the lied rfea. Al together it was a scene ot magnificent grandeur aud splcn lor. I must no v close mis long letter. I will be very glad to hear from you aaiu. S P KINO a n d SUBIMEU WEINSTEIN BROS have received a larjye aud well se lected Sprinjr, and Summer Siock, DilY GOODS, CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, &C. which they cau and will sell at WHOLESALE AND UKTAIL CHEAPER THAN THE CHEAPEST. The largest line of goods for tho JOIHHNG T K A D 13 . ever imported to this city. COME AND SEK THEM AT THEIR M A M M O T II 15 U I L 1) I X G Corner of Pollock and Middle Sts. Newborn N. C. NORTH CAROLINA A O It I C U Ii T V 11 A L II O V S 13 GEORGE ALLEN & CO., (COPYKIOnT Sectrep.) rn ii e w a i: it k c o n i NORTH CAROLINA, From November 1860 to May 1805, ix six books, coarrrLED asd edited bt o r & open showing a wido uudcrgown also .A-rery pretty hat of maroon-colored etraw ha? a brim which droops in the back and is raised lik ? a dindem in front. The diadem front is faced with a maroon velvet, and the twisted band of maroon turquoise silk, which surrounds the crown is lined with rose color. On the sides a fall knot of the maroon turquoise, lined and edged with rose color, hold in place a cluster of wild eglantine. Tho whole hat is gracefully veiled by a long floating &6arf of maroon Donna Maria gauze. reaching to the heels'. Then the Greeks and Levantines, with short embridered jackets and huge petticoat breeches gath ered and plaited with a thousand folds at tho waist. Next comes the most ridicu lous of all tho nativo Arabs, who havo taken to wearing coats, but have not yet learned to wear pants, so that tho coat is worn over the long loose white gown hang ing to the heels. They generally wear the turbotiej a red cap with ii long black tassel, without brim the most idiotic head-dress ever devised for a hot country. Next comes tho dress for tho officials' civil employees woru by the Khedive himself and the Egyptian upper classes, except tho bigoted mussnl mans. It consists of a black frock cloak with standing collar and single row of black buttons exactly like a clergyman's coat, black pants also, and tho universal turbonct, so that a group of gentleman looks exactly at a distance like a number of hugh red seal claret bottles. Passing on from men to animals for I must be brief, there aro three which attract tho attention, tho donkeys, tho cam els, and the horses. There aro plenty of hacks in Cairo at a moderate price, but the omnibus, tho street car, is tho donkey. Many of them are no larger then a three months calf. It is amazing to see what loads and what big men they carry. Each donkey is attended by a boy, who runs be hind him and twist his tail orbeat3 him to make him run faster. Their gait is a rap id shnfiio, very smooth and easy, and a long-legged men who gets tired of riding has only to put his feet on the ground and let tho animal pass from under him. Thej are the most docilepatient long suf fering and much suffering little things, and well deserve the name given by a French writer "God's goodlittlo beasts." There is another breed of donkeys, much larger, white and high tempered, which come from Mecca, and sell, some of them for 150 to 200; while a splendid horse can be had for 40. These donkeys are ' used by the native aristocracy, and have i gold imbossed bridles, with red velvet I saddles and housings all embroidered with gold. The camel is the great beast of bur- Ilome Supplies. At a Fa r in Georgia few weks since Jlon. J( n. Hill, who is one of the most sensible men in the whole country, assert ed that it was cheajer for our planters to raise their own provisions than to havo them brought from the .North or West and to them at the neaiv.st depot free oi a! i e-.t and charges I This may sound like v sweepiug asser tion, but he explained it iu such a clear and c Kiclusive manner that it cannot fail to eoHViiiec the reason of every thinking person. Jn tin; first place, if we raise live miil.on of hales of cotton, wo will get no more for them than if we raise half that number. Then, out of the same amount realized you pay for raising the five million just double cost of production ! Half the iabor and supplies employed in raising the ivo million bale.i could be employed in raising supplies without reducing the value of the cotton crop oi.e dollar. JJ.it half this hibor would jM.i.-e more than you necd i d i'. 'i- Mipplies. i oil could employ much of it, alsso, m enriching vour lands, and improving your property in many ways. Then you would come to the end of the 3 ear with your cribs full of corn, your smokehouses full of meat, your family full of smiles, yourselves full of independence, and your pockets full of money for invest ment. And how would you invest it ? In cotton factories on the waterfalls which God sent all through your country to run spindles. This would make you indepen dent of Old England and ftew England. Then, also, you would make your own im plements of husbandly-, and this would make you independent of Pennsylvania foundries and Massachusetts workshops. In a word, every improvement would be built up in your own country, and all the improvements would go into yoHr own pockets. Goon as you are now going, making cot ton your chief crop, and slavery is the doom of your children and your children's children forever ! A people who depend on other peoplo for their food and clothing, arc and must be slaves. Make cotton your surplus crop, and your wealth, inde pendence and power will multiply as sure ly as tho years increase. Much amusement is caused by the circu lation of small cards gratuitously about the streets of New York, each having c small cork attached by a string, and having the following printed upon it in large letters : "The most horrible death is to be talked to death. To prevent the above terrible fate use the patent life-preserver attached to thi3 card. Directions put the cork in your ear." A Paris correspondent sendd this as a i good story: "Why are you crying so, my child ':' ihquin d m .mma of her grown up daughter. - "Because Mille. B. gave me a slap in tho f;ice.'' "And did jou return it V ' "No. as I crave her one lirst. TIKP. ANU W INK .MILLS, COTTON 22 l 21 Pollok afreet, Newborn, jV. C Dealers in O H NK It A 1j I IARDWAJ C12, COTTON GINS & COTTON PRESSES, of ever' make. HOUSE POWERS, WHEAT THRESHERS. STEAM ENOIXESfor Farm Uuo. COTTON IJACGINO AND TIES. Wnltor A. Wood's Mower & Reapers. IIOKSK ISAKES. Agricultural Implements, in jrreAt variety. CARRIAGE MATERIAL. I 'LOW 31 A N U F A CTU.KKKS. Owners and Manufacturers of the. Oi-lclir a t c. d Wil e y I 1 o w , CHAMI'ION COTTON iin-I (X)UX VA)Y SCIIATKI:, CHAMPION AUJ'X nml DICKSON SWKKP, M I'll KICK'S StJliSOlL PLOWS, an.l a very l:ir-e variety of SOUTH KKN TUKNING PJowh OUR PLOWS are Southern InventioNH. and-aro well a iapted to culture of COTTON and CORN. Soml fur Cataloguoand Prices. 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TWO BANDS OF MUSIC. Single admiseion to the Grounds, jOc. Single admission for children under 12 years of age 25c Fend for Premium List . T. M. HOLT. President R. T. FULGUUM, Secretary. raeut. x t:visKU. x r S250 IN CASH PREMIUMS FOR HUBscniblt; To the Sueeessfu! County, $IOO. To that County of th Slate which shall furu!i us the largest subscripti on lint, in proportion t.i imputation, (nnt U fit than one ttumlrrU), l)K IllJNDKF.D DOLLARS, to bo applied as the srnbers mv "hoor-o. The award to bo mad )it 1st of October, and all subscriptions rocciTed, in any manner, to bo credited to tin county. To Memorial Assoeiat Ioiih, .."O." To that Memorial Association which shall m n I us the largest hst. 1iftj), I'll TV DOLLARS, to be applied by tho Anm'i.ii m a nriv dcni best. To Young Ladies, . 5 4J.". T' the young l.tdy who sh.-vll send us th Ut. list of H'ihTioers tut Its rn a tirruf'j -tin ) TWENTY-l'iVK DOLLARS. To Little OirU, ir. To that little girl, not uxceoding foiutc- i of age. who shrill send us the largc-t list ( net ,, lum fij'ttm), FIFTEEN DOLLARS. To Little Boys, 10. To that littlo lmv who shall send us tin laivtt list (not , .. tUnn fni), TEN DOLLARS. For Cieneral Competition, $r0. To that person, lady or gei.tlemax. girl or boy, who shall send us t-io largest subscription h':. (not s.s" ih. in f;j ,,). rr,. uu. 1st day of Anu-'. next, k'llTY i'OJ, ;. S 1 70 CAHn rilKMIUMH r0K ARTICLES rnWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS, will b Lrm I. that iion-couunissioued oflicer or privatn ff North Carolina command, who shall fnrui-1. ttn best tleHcription of any hattl in whifh h wa gagod upon tko soil of Nrtb Carohua, r f other btaU. rilWFNTY-FIVE DOLLARS, will h rtn f ' X th be.t War Pom. not les than nn hnri'ln i hneH, written by Nrth Carolina ladv ot uni''1-man. ri TWENTY-FIVE DOLLARS, will be giv n f r I tho lent Meniorialbf othcrrt or iuon nho f-. lightiugin lefcncoof North Carohua, -r at t!. call of her constituted authorities. rnWENTY-ITVE DOLLARS, will t pvi-n t t! t I author of tlwj 1-ft aceouut of the i iif ' ' S.xlisl ury. the treatment of prisoners th f. other matters of interest pertaining toth gM ! treatment of Fcleral prisoners who wtrc c ; tured during the war. ri V.YF.NTY-FlVi: DOLLARS, will be giv, r. t : .1. author of the best account of tho treatni-: ? ' f Confederate prisoners in anv Northern prisun ring the war. I7MFTY DOLLARS, will givon Ia ti, a;i" . of tho best SERIAL STORY of tho WAR l' " story to be founded iifmu incidents win -!i occurred, and tho scenes to l-o Uid in North ''" lina or Virginia. The prominent artor-, ha:v " 1 heroine, to be Ncjth Caroliuiaiii, Though these premium are aanll.it it l"T1 they will excite the proper comjetition. andbmf us many wH written and iuterewting aceout i battles; momorialof oflicwrs and men : o-" : sketch8 of Prison life in Southern and Nirtbem prions; and stories of tho war. AM artic sent to compete for these prizes to be the pri r erty of OU MYBiO AND OUR PEAP.