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THE MORRJSTOWN GAZETTE, MARCH, 17, 1875.
sm Ihe-Hmistomi 3&zetta. WEDNESDAY, MAR . 17, .175. . fThe-bm to increase the iuris- dlctton of magistrates to S1.000 has " passed both houses. 3P The Governor of Arkansas has appointed Miwci 26 as a day of thanksgiving. Tie seems to be very thankful to Poland. The bill scaling salaries of Judges has passed the Senate on third reading. It fixes the pay of the Supreme Judges at $3,000, all-others at $2,000. tap1 John Mitchell the Irish pa triot has been re-elected to the Brit ish Parliament from the county of Tipperary. His majority over Mooie, his competitor, is 2,368. tW All efforts to repeal the in terest law have failed it seems rea eonable to u&that money, like any other commodity, should be allowed to bring what it is worth. A bill has passed the first reading in the Senate to regulate the distribution of the school money. One of the provisions is that the col ored schools shall be maintained only by the taxes of colored people. We suppose the bill will not beoome a law. HORACE MAYNARD. President Grant sends this gentle men to Constantinople as minister. If any one in Tennessee deserves well of Grant, it is Maynard. His defence of the Administration was the most plausible ever made in this State. XW The Local Option bill has passed the House. We have strong hones that it will pass the Senate. No other measure effects our vital inter est so much as this. The effects of the drinking saloons are blighting up on society more than all other evils combine!. NEW HAMPSHIRE. The election ia this State resulted in electing two Democratic and one .Republican Congressman. As there was a Prohibitionist candiate for Gov ernor, there was no election before the people. The legislature, it is claimed, is Republican by a small majority. KNOX I 1L L A S C EXE. Not much Fan for .Toe. Joe Click is a clever fellow. One of the most accomodating fellows we ever knew, and is a great favorite among the boys generally, especially so with the Cadets. Our friend Joe has one bad habit, that of smoking. He is used to smoking a very mild quality of Cigarettes. Lat evening one of the Cadets, without, knowing his calibre, presented Joe with a very strong Havana cigar. He sat down in his room with a friend and' puffed away at his cigar for some time ; finally he arose, turned up the gas and asked his friend if he looked pale ; before his friend could an s wed. however, Joe cailed for the slop bucket, and get ting down on his all fours, began to examine its capacity. His friend asked htm in a gentle tone if he felt sick ? but Joe had only time to warble " darn fool, reckon I'm pukin' tor fun." BrowuloAv's Advice to the Color ed People. Knoxville Whig and Chronicle. One fact is worthy of consideration, - and that is thi: the Civil Rights hill confers no additional rights. Laws have already Been enacted by Congress, which upon examination will be found to con fer all the rights that this hill proposes to give. The best tiling the colored population can do, is to accept the situa tion in which these laws place them, and to reverence and obey all the laws of the land carefully avoiding everything cal culated fcj array the prejudice of the white agafpgt them, or to Brins afiont Oil' unpleasant relations between the races. We hope no colored man will adopt the course hinted at and foreshadowed by the recent self-constituted committee . at Washington, threatening Congress and the whole country with blood-shed and ruin, unless their peculiar views are immediately conformed to in every re spect. The threats alluded to are found in a recent publication over the signa ture of Frederick Douglass and John M. Langeton. Such allusions as this do no good, and may do much harm to the colored people, and to the country. Jn-Boh-nce never accomplishes anything. The destinies of the Colored people are, ' to a great extent, in their own hands. By pucsuiug a proper course, they will have the sympathies of the better class of people; bujt if they attempt to force their way against public sentiment, they ; thetnclves will prove the sufferers, ii i i , CIVIL RIGHTS. A Couple of Kentucky Negroes Oet Their Dose. - Special Dispatch to the Enquirer. Lexington, March 10. The rumor reaches Lexington from Mercer county, by way of Nicholasville, that an attempt to enforce the Civil Right Rill in that county terminated fatally to two negro juen, They went to the house of a farmer and asked to sec the colored cook in the parlor. The owner of the resi dence answering their knock in person, lie asked them to remain a moment while he informed the lady. lie pres ently returned with a douMe-harelled Knot gun, loaded, and ordered his color ed friend i to leave at once. Tiiey refus ed, and the farmer fired at them, killing them both. hmperae, crime and -PHE LIQUOR TAX. There is a sufficiently plain con- nection between these three subjects to warrant our running them togeth- , . . . ! er msing mem into on, awr fashion, and so making them the ba- sis ot our leaning articieto-ciay. jnol that the latter question has-anything to do with the production of the oth er two in the way of cause and ef fect, as in these ; but rather to check intemperance to some extent, per haps, and so prevent crime. Still, we link them together as claiming a btnd of joint consideration upon the part of all good citizens, we think. The history of jurisprudence in t his and every other civil iaed land attests the fact that more than half the crime, andvattendant misery and want that afflicts us as a nation, is direct ly and undoubtedly tracable to the maddening cup. Intemperance is the fell mother of crime ! Every where its serpent track is marked by wrecked fortunes, blasted hope?, broken vows, penury and want ! The widow and the fatherless the living skeletons that were once the home idols of manly hearts bestrew the path of this serpent. This civilized car of Juggernaut that Is never gorg ed with victims, nor ever stops in its triampbial career, though they cast themselves before its reeking wheels by the million ! Intemper ance f ah, what a monster it is ! The fabled Dragon that St. George is said to have vanquished, would ap pear less than a liliputian by its huge side ! Alas, it would take many St, George's to grapple with this levia than, this cruel monster, Intemper ance. Organization after organiza tion, State after State has measured arms with it, only to find that like Sampson of old, these efforts to con quer it were only as green withes, binding a strong man's arms, and the dread evil is not stayed in its devastating progress through the world. But must in go on so? Is there no hope ? No vulnerable point in the carcass of the great monster ? Must the ekeletons of once happy home circles continue to walk our high ways and bemoan themselves before us unredressed? Are the orphans, and worse than orphans the wid ows, and worse than widows, to ap peal to us for help in vain and for ever? Is there no remedy? The jails and prisons of the differ ent States are crowded with victims of strong drink. Must this state of things go on? The people are ev erywhere taxed to pay the heavy ex penses of these prisons. The pro ceedings of the courts are clogged with prosecutions which are directly or indirectly to be traced to intem perance. Prisons, poor-houses, and self-entailed poverty and improvi dence necessitates the greater por tion of the taxation that we groan under as a people, and it all lies at the door of the monster social evil, intemperance ! Would to God we could devise an engine of destruc tion powerful enough to cope with and destroy it ! States fear the mon ster even whole governments fear to-measure arms with it! But States a id governments, alas, are too much under th influence of those who make politics and place these States, and these not seperately, but together consequently as all tie army of drunkards usually espouse the cause of intemperance, politicians, as a class, could hardly be expected to liaad a great moral reformation that looits to the dethronement of King Alcohol as its distinctive organic feature and battle cry. And yet these politicians are needed to help on any movement of the kind, for they make the laws in the main, and since moral suasion, and other simi lar detached efforts to cure the great social evil has failed, it most be evi dent that the way of ultimate, na tional reformation leads through le gal enactments, either by the States individually, or else by the country as a whole. We believe the latter plan offers a very hopeful mode of attack of this monster of intemper ance. The liquor tax already affords a large revenue to the government. It was devised, we suppose, without special reference to its reformatory cluiracter, perhaps without any refer ence to such use and benefit. The design doubtless was to raise reve nue to pay national expenses and liquor makers,, liquor sellers, and consumers submitted to it. as they did to other taxation and so they will continue to do on any increase of the tax. And here ire helieve is the sen to th- tightening of nhi'h will strcngle this dread tnunster, intemper ance ! Let temperance men all over the land lay vigorous hold of this rope, the national liquor tux, and pull heavier and heavier upon it. and our firm persuasion is, that their long struggle with the enemy will end in triumphant victory. Let the manu facture of the deadly beverage be come unprofitable, and the sale and use of it must diminish correspond ingly. Take any temptation to sin to commit crime to do violence to your bt-tter self, and you lessen the probability of the commission of the wrong. There is no absolute neces sity why the making or vending of alcoholic drinks should be such a money-making business in this coun try, any more than there is that the opium trade should be. Let Legi lators, and the whole country, but awake to this simple truth here stated, apd they will find both the way and means of slaying Intemper ance at their hand ! But. use it, and the world will have made a great b'.ep forward. W. T. H. TAXATION. SPEECH OF H. T. PATTON, OF CLAIBORNE, In the House of Representatives, February 26th, 187o;. Be it re$olved. That in the opiniws of this Assembly, the rate of State' taxation for the ensuing two years, should not exceed the sum of twenty-five cents on the hundred dollars worth of property. Resolved farther, That the rate of County taxation in the various coun ties of this State should not exceed that fixed in these resolutions for the State. The resolution being under conside eration of the House, Mr. PATTON said : Mb. Speaker: After listening to the arguments of the gentlemen who have preceded me; and especially the distinguished Judge from the county of Davidson, I hope the House will indulge me a few moments, that I may speak a word in behalf of my people. All will admit that the Res olutions under consideration are fraught with import to the citizens of this State, and feeling a deep in terest in their welfare, I must, as a representative of the people, urge this body to relieve, as far as possi ble, those who sent us here, from the burdens that rest upon them. I do not propose to discuss at this late hour the cause of this taxation, that hangs over us like a " mighty incu bus." It is enough to know that we are under the cloud and now seek a way of escape, that we may once more, as in years gone by, prosper and make bright with smiles the many saddened homes throughout the State. When the last shot, in 1865, had told to the moving millions of this continent that the bloody drama be ing enacted had closed, with sorrow and sadness we gazed at wreck and ruin. Our finances were crippled hopes blighted fields laid waste and from Carter to Shelby the Staflfe that we were ever proud to point to as our home, presented to the eye of the beholder one scene of desolation. Since that memorable period that must live engraven upon the hearts of all who participated, though changes have been wrought, we are still upon the verge of ruin. Think of it, gentlemen, and go to work with a will. Build up the shattered fragments of a State made glorious in other years, by her chivalrous sons, upon plains of blood and gore. Ce ment the schisms and animosities engendered by the late scenes of carnage. Go forth in one common brotherhood urging a reduction of tax, that our people may once again throw off the galling yoke of oppres sion, and stand out in the sunlight of prosperity, redeemed and happy. Taxes have become oppressive, dis satisfaction wrankles in the bosom of the inhabitants of this State. They demand a reduction, and we should make an effort to gratify their de sires. We are, Mr. Speaker, bound by the same common interest, and for the sake of those we love revereing the memory of our illustrious dead let us remove the burdens that are pressing our constituents to destitu tion and want Ah ! think of it : and does 3"our cheeks not burn with shame, as you see that we are rap idly approaching an epoch in our his tory that will end in repudiation and disgrace. I am a low tax man. Those I have the honor to represent demand a hearing. The voice of an outraged people, borne upon every breeze, should be heard and attention given to their pleadings. Will you listen to their prayers, or sink them deep er in ruin and despair? Will you prove recreant to those who placed in you the most implicit confidence, as men of integrity, honor and ve racity, and impose a heavier tax, or come fearlessly and lighten the load that is bearing them to the wall? When I look over this intelligent body, and see the sparkle of fealty to the people's best interest gleam from your e3'es, then I know that the result will be satisfactory to the tax ridden you come to serve. Go to the mountains of my own loved East Tennessee. Behold them in their grandeur, as thrown from the hand of Deity. Gaze for a mo ment at their towering peaks, glis tening in the mid day's sun, once beckoning those from other shores to homes amid their shades. But now, all is dark. The bright stars that gleamed in other years as a bea con light to emigrants, is obscured. The cry of taxes t taxes ! reverberates from her mountains in the East, to the murky waters of the Mississippi m the West ! Those seeking homes do not wish to become enthralled. This mournful sound grates upon their ears, and they decline to invest. For this reason, if none other, we should reduce the tax If we would have developed the hidden resources of our State, if we worM have un earthed her inexhaustsble beds of iron ore, we must present induce ments, invite capital, and herald to the world that the taxes which are bringing us to penury and need, are reduced. Men of energy and enter prise will hasten to our borders, and the future will unfold to our sadden ed hearts the truth of my assertion, and as we gaze adown its avenues, prosperity, wealth all that is calcu lated to make us happy will gleam athwart our sky, and fill our souls with pride. Take the report of the Secretary of the Treasury. He informs us that forty cents, the present tax, will not suffice. The question, then, arises will we suspend the payment of the interest until a compromise with the M bond-holders" can be ar ranged? or burden down the people, crush their hopes for time to come, and bring disgrace upon our poster ity? Take Dr. Morrow's report. He says that it will require more than $600,000 to pay annually the cur rent expenses of the Stale govern ment. At twenty-five cents on the hundred dollars, we have $850,000 more than will pay the expenses of the State government, but not enough to pay the interest. What must be done? I know not what course oth ers may take, but as for myself, rather than see my people sutler more, aud their children wrapped in raga. I shall favor suspension, and a lower rate of tax. Will you, Mr. Speaker, and gentle men of the House of Representatives, take the responsibility upon your shoulders, and add " fuel to the flame," or will you lighten the " tax that is evidently crushing the spirits of a people, whose valor is historic? In justice to those who sweat od toil the laboring-olass -T must ins sist-that-the tax be reduced. To increase it now will blight our future, desolate thousands of once happy homes, and forever darken the pros pects, financially, of a once free peo ple. To increase it now, will bring upon us the collector, bearing to our households ruin, woe and misery. To increase It now, will fasten upon us the stigma of unfaithfnllness and infidelity, because, Mr. Speaker, the people must sink under the load, and two years hence will send their representatives pledged to cancel all outstanding bonds, by repudiating the debt, about which there is so much said and that the people will adjust, if they only have an oppor tunity to recover from the pressure that rests upon them. Reduce the tax, give the honest laborer time to lift his drooping head. Do not for the respect you have for Tennessee's distinguished sons, who sleep in honored gra-ves, force upon us re pudiation T Let us suspend for a time only, the payment of the inter est ; levy a tax sumcient to pay necessary expenses, lay off the burd en, that is pressing apon our people, and once again we will take up our line of march to prosperity and hap piness. There is not one upon this floor, who does no feel a glow of pride arising in contemplating the joys that await us. if we are only true to the principles enunciated in the platform. Shall we fill the land with mourning, and send throughout our borders clouds ladened with gloom, or throw around the toiling poor man a protecting arm, to shield him from the 'many tax gatherers' that infest the country. Methinks I see your bosoms heave with the pride of j'our ancestors, as the query is put, and I feel that relief will come to the many whose eyes are turned imploringly toward this mightj- building. Pause, reflect and for the love you bear j'our buried kindred for the love you bear the tender babe nestled upon the moth- er's breast show yourselves willing, as friends of the oppressed, to meet the issue, that your names, when you have crossed the stream and gone to your Creator, may be lisped by infants yet unborn, as men who dar ed to do your duty, and "upon the result, meet a now-distressed con stituency'. Though our sky is be clouded, and darkness hoovers around, we are bonnd by every hon est sentiment by every sacred im pulse to face the monster, and, by a herculean effort, rid those we repre sent of this ponderous load, that Is pressing them to the dust. Ah ! yes, our future meal is at stake, and we should reduce the tax, make a people happj', and they will ere long reach the goal they long to claim. The farmers have the burdens to bear. They who go forth cultivating the soil, and by their honest labor hold together this proud Republic they who go forth battling with the commotions of life and by their energy and industry save from ruin and overthrow the liberties that we enjoy. Their burdens, Mr. Speaker, are almost intolerably, and unless there is some change, human endur ence must yield, and they fall. Talk to me of European oppression ! Why, sir, to-day the tax-payer3 of this State are in a more deplorable condition than those who live beyond the '-surging billows of the rolling deep I" All that is calculated to depress hangs around in darkening folds, and aside from suspension, the brightest intellects of the age fail to present a correct solution. We are tending to bankruptcy. The honest yeomanry of the land are discourag ed, Taxes are onerous ; and now, sir, the "bone and sinew" of the country are tottering beneath the weight. There must be a reduction or the star that once glittered bright among the galaxy of States, must wane and sink forever. This proud old State that sent forth her ,ons in former years to die upon fields of gore in the vindication of rights trampled upon, and more recently lost mid fire and smoke. Some of her bravest men is passing through an ordeal, more depressing than ever called upon to undergo before What is to be the result? We must come forth united the eastern, mid dle and western divisions struggle for the common weal, or pain an guish and poverty will certainly at tend our paths through life. Think of the suffering already incurred ! Go gaze at the homeless ! bo gaze at those who once lived in af fluence and at ease ! Behold their altered conditions, and ask, how come you to this? In many instances the reply will be, "oppression taxa tion," and as a tear bestuds to wrinkled cheek where once rested hope and smiles, your will think of other days, before the land we love was drenched in blood, and what we "might have been." By all that is sacred, looking to the happiness of those who are to live after us I make the appeal, and ask that you care fully consider this matter, and let us leave to our children the heritage that we wonld proudly claim. There is Mr. Speaker, about seven hundred thousand dollars due by tax-payers Why is this? The country is impoverished. Real es tate is decreasing in value. There is no money here, and it is impossi ble to collect. Let us be true to ourselves, true to our ancestors, aud true to the interests of the people of this great State. Though vultures and vampires would bleed us at every -pore, I trust that the faith of the State may be preserved. I am no repudiator. No, sir ! I want present relief for an oppressed people, and think the reduction of taxes will accomplish the desired end. Upon my knees I pray, that the State that gave mo birth, and the home of my kindred, may never have a stain of dishonor imprinted upon her fair escutcheon, but that we may rise triumphant when the pressure has passed pay every dol lar that we owe liguidate every bond and take our stand disen thralled and redeemed. For thirteen long years ours, with other States south of the line, has retd beneath a cloud. War, in all its horrid forms swept over the land, aud many of the frmuls of our youth fell to rise no more, and sleep In un known graves. Now peace is re stored, a judicious course will insure everlasting. joy . Don't, I entreat you, by af single" stroke, forever blight' tife expectations of the thous ands who gaze toward this hall for assistance and aid, in this, the dark est hour of our lives. In the name of my oppressed constituents, and the people of common wealth, I plead with you as men destined to live in the "great beyond," to come to the point, and make the reduction. It is just, it is right, and Jto fulfill the most solemn pledges, we mast favor the resolutions proposing a reduction of the bresent tax. Tben those we represent will be recon ciled, and we can return, proud in the conciotrsness of having done our duty, and brought to a tax ridden people the glorious boon of happi ness, on their pilgrimage to that far off city, beyond the cold, dark stream of death. STATE 3VE"WS. NASHVILLE. From the Union and Americas, TSth. Lieutenant-Governor Antoine, of Lou isiana, and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction of that State, passed through here from New Orleans yester day. They occupied the drawing-room of a sleeping coach. Both are colored. Several South Nashville youths be coming infatuated with theever varying phases of a wild Western life, have de termined to $o West. Gallatin Gild, Jared the Terrible, and Lawrenccburg Bill, are prominent members. Somerset Tom, Wipe 'em Out John, Trap Door Dave ami Flop Eared Frank will join at an early day. The Odd-Fellows are debating as to how they shall celebrate the 56th anni versary of Odd-Fellowship in America on the 22nd of next month. Many of them seem to be averse to a street pa rade, and elegant suppers will doubtless be decided upon instead. Representative Gates, of Blount coun ty, informed a representative of this pa per yesterday that there is a man in his county named Michael Hinkle, who is 116 years old, and that at the election last fall he walked two miles to vote the Democratic ticket. Mr. Hinkle Is prob ably the oldest man iu the State. BRISTOL. From the Bristol Courier . It seems that Martin Castevens, P. M. at Independence, Grayson county, Va. , has been robbing the U. S. mai' for some time, and last week special agent Lewis set a trap for him, which Mr. O. walked into, and was immediately picked up. Castevens is a son-in-law of Dr. Thomas, of Grayson. Dr. It. A, Hooke, formerly of Chatta nooga, died at Poor Hill, in this county, last Saturday, of pleurisy and neuralgia. He was about thirty -three years of age, and had only been in this county for some two months. His remains were taken to Chattanooga for interment. FAYETTEVILI.E. From the Express, 11th. The passage of the Civil Rights llHl has had a bad effect on Robert Tig, col ored. The obstreperous son of Ham hastened to celebrate the adoption of Sumner's legacy by a carouse, and the frequency of his potations demoralized him to such an extent that it was found necessary to suppress him as a public nuisance. When arrested lie was ex hausting a choice vocabulary of "cuss word" in the neighborhood of the pub lic square, a very reprehensible proceed ing which eventually cost him $13 in the way of tr fie. JACKSOIf. Courier-HeralVl We learn from citizens of different parts of Madison countv that the wheat crop is improving rapidly. The cold weather injured it considerably, but the recent snow and rains have given it a green and nourishing appearance. The stand is good and the crop is unusually promising. HARTSVILLE . From the Hartsville Sentinel. On Saturday last a fatal difficulty oc curred at Chestnut Mound, in which Dr. David McCall killed a voung man named Andrew McKinley. ft seems from what we can learn of the difficulty that they had both been drinking for some time past and they had fallen out about some thing on Friday and that McKinley had gone to McCaii's house with a large stick and tried to break in, but didn't suc ceed. He afterwards made several simi lar atttempts to make an assault on Mc Call, and kept following him round. On Saturday McKinley again commenced the tactics of the previous day and Mc Call loaded his gun and went out on the street with it. There they raet and M Call called out to an acquaintance to come out and make him behave himself, as he was trying to take his gun away from him. The man went and tried to make peace between them. Before he left them they both stated they had no thing against each other, and he turned hway and left them. Shortly after he heard a shot and then saw McKinley running away from McCall. He had not run far before he fell dead, having been shot through the heart. McCall got away immediately after, but has not left the neighborhood. OALLATIX. From the Tonnesseean. The farmers have been turning over the ground preparatory to planting, with a rush, this week. Information comes to us from almost every part of the county that the wheat prospect is fine. Tobacco raisers in this county propose putting in a heavy crop of the weed this year. We are sorry to learn that the seareity of corn in the 8th and 9th civil districts of this county will likely prove a great draw-back in farming operations this season. Some of the best informed men in those districts express themselves at a loss to know how many of the citizens can possibly weather the storm until they can make a crop. Farmers are us ing all the economy possible. Here we Are! White Guest ' You don't mean to say you intend to occupy this bed with me? ' Colored ditto "Yes, boss but don't 'pol ogize. I can stand it if you can." Jess so Josiah ! How tliey do it ia Atlanta. 'Owing to circumstances, which I rreerf not recount, I shall adopt fn the future the following rates: Beer, by the ghats, $40; whisky toddy, $15; brandy straight,$12 aud so on in pro portion. To regular customeas I will make a liberal discount- C. J. Wein meister. " The Darkles to Jubflate- Locisvillf, Ky., March 11. The col ored people held a meeting to-night and Sassed resolnsions approving the Civil lights enactment, and also the follow ing resolution for the celebration of the event: Resolved, that in consideration of the legal and practical progress of Civil Rights, wc hereby set apart Thursday, the a&th of March, 1875, as a day of jubilee in Louisville, and that in after years the 4th day of July be a national holiday, in commemoration of freedom as well as the national birth-day of the United States. 8aid a Missouri preacher: "There's a powerful sight of giggling back thar in the corner, and it's got to be stopped, or the Lord will delegate me to open j the door and throw some one out: it was .topped. New Advertisements. 3X -CX -3C. ' LYIiE MANUFACTURER OF EVERY Give him a call and he will in sure entire satis faction, as he uses none but the most popular Brands of first H cftoie Ft n o k Calf-Skin. IIP- -"pP CUSTOM BOOTS, SHOES MORBISTOW1T, TEHSTTST. jc 27, nstj. 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LRStTANT TO M PECKftE nronounced by said Court at its Januarf term. 1875, in 4be above entitled ohm, I- wtU, oa Monday, 3d day of May, 1875, at the door of the Court House in Dandridfja, offer for sale, on a credit of ono, two and thro yean, accept $300 which will be required in hand, the Lands mentioned and described in the pleadings in this cause, lying and being in the 13th Civil Dis trict of Jefferson coanry, coMsteMng cf tfcree tract on the North side of the French Broad river, Sue hundred attd afty acres good bottom land wall watered'. The ftrot known aa the Willis Taylor home place, adjoining the lands of P. Taylor, Mrs. H A- Trylor and others, oontaining 319' aows more or less. The second known aa the Graham tract adjoining the lands of P. Taylor, H. C . Jack son and others, containing 100 acres more or laer. Th third known as the ltogers farm, adjoining the lands of P. Taylor, Win. A. Moore and others, con taining 130 acres more or less . Also, on- Saturday, Hfh da of May, 1875. at the Depot in Clifton, I will offpr a piece of wood1 land, lying in tuo 7tli Oivil Distrust of Oueka coan ty, adjoining the lands of John 8tokety, Pf V. Hampton and others, containing 96 acres more or less. Notes with approved personal security will be required of te purchaser and a Han retained on ahe lands until tho purchas money is fully paid S. U. MEEK, Clerk and-Master. ' 'A Complete Pictorial Hutitr of the Time " ' ' The best, cheapest, and mott tueeetf fid Family Paper in the 1'nion." HARPER'S WEEKLY. TLLUSTSATFD. Notice of the Pre. The- Weekly is the ablest and most powerful iBms- trated periodical published in this country. Its editorials are scholarly and' convincing, and earr much weight. Its illustrations of current events are full and fresh, aud are prepared by our best designers. With a circulation of taOJOOft; the Weekly is read by at least half a million perssns, and its influence as an wrgan of opinion is simply tremendous. 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