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North Carolina Republican. [volume] (Raleigh, N.C.) 1879-1880, September 10, 1880, Image 2

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conventions, each of whomshall elect a chairnian from
their ntimber :
Provided, that
a senatorial district
rr.-
committee ABau only- be elected in districts em-
; bracing' more tlian one "county. ; Vacancies occurring
Within thirty days of an election may be filled by the
yb;e of the, committee. ,
. III. .State Executive Committee. There shall be a
State Excativee Committee.composed of one member
, from each Congressional District in the State, to be
designated by, the district delegations in State Con
jVeution . assembled ; two members at large, to be
( . eelected by iha State , Convention, and the chairman
, of the convention at whioh the election is held
. Tney shall be biennially elected at the State Conven
tion, shall choose one of their number chairman, and
shall elect a, secretary who is not a member, who shall
.reside at,Rleigb. v , , ; '
tIV. The t chairmen of the respective county, dis
trict and State Executive Committees shall call their
conventions to order and act as temporary ohairmen
. uufil a perntanent organization is effected, with power
only to appoint,, and receive the report of, a oom
- tjtot,.tee ou. credentials. -
'. V No txooutive jcoiiimittee shall have power to
elect or appoint delegates to-any convention, whether
Bounty, district, State or National. ; v
VI. No member of an executive committee or dele-
gate .or alternate duly chosenshall have power to dele
gate his trust or authority to another.
: VIL .Representation. Representation in county
: conventions shll consist 'of three Republican voters
-as delegates, and three as : alternates,1 from each pre
cinct -in the county,' and no more.
VIII. Representation in Congressional, Judicial,
Senatorial and State Conventions shall consist of
- two delegates' aLd two alternates only, for every
member of the lower House of the General Assembly,
- and shall be apportioned in the several counties ac
cordingly. ! u '
IX. Delegates and alternates to county conventions
' shall be elected only by a vote of the republicans
of each preeinct in precinct meeting assembled; and
delegates and alternates to district, State and Na
tional conventions shall be elected by a convention of
delegates duly elected and .sent by the people for
that purpose after due notice , and publication of not
not less than fifteens days, tf the ime, place and pur
pose of such convention, and not otherwise.
X. The certificate of the chairman and secretary
of the meeting, setting. forth the regularity of the pri
mary meeting or convention, and the election of the
delegate and alternate thereat, shall be accepted,
when uncontested, as a good and sufllcient credential
"for suoh delegate and alternate.
XI. This plan of organization and procedure shall
' continue in force until 'changed or abrogated by a
- aubsequent Republican State1 Convention.
Adopted in State Convention,' July 8, 1880. ,. ,
A charming widow-owns a nice boy and a man
c i wants xoi-be appointed deputy' father to the lad. It was
u only last Sunday, that, 'while the" man' was strolling
with the lad, he asked : "Bab, does your mother. bang
her hair? and the fool answered: aOh, no; but you
f. ought to see her bang dad's head, : Guess the minister
didn't know everything when! he told pap to. prepare
to die. Prepare, why he was just aching to die,"
thority in the -world, he left a last legacy to
the medical, profession, in rtho , following lines
which he requested his brethren of, the Jjancet
to publish, whenever angina ' pectoris should
strike his death blow :
'I die a Chiistian, in the now, I fear,; much despis
ed sense of that term, a simple believer in Jesus
Christ as a personal, living and loving Saviour, with
out any righteousness of my own, but perfect and
secure in His; and that 'I know in whom I believed,
and am persuaded that He is able to keep that which
I have committed unto Him until that day.'
JThe touching comment by his editorial com
rade, upon these solemn and pathetic words
from beyond theyeil, is written as follows :
'The physician who in his own person consciously
bears about with him the poignard that shall put a
period to his existence, even feels its sharp point at
his heart; knows when and how it will strike , him;
sees the shadow of death thrown distinctly across his
path, by each gleam of the sunshine so joyous to
those around him. The man whoTbeing thus haunted,
is not all his lifetime subject to bondage, must have
that within him which surpasses mere human
strength, or be steeped in a Lethe of forgetfulness
impossible to understand.
We know the treasures of knowledge acquired by
such men are not lost, but their own share of the
fruits of labor- what becomes of that? Why. are
they deprived of their reward ?
f Questions like these will rise unbidden in the
mind; in days of narrow-minded and shortsighted
materialism, when scientists seem to exult in destroy
ing the fond lWpe of immortality,' while' they have
nothing to offer in the stead of this aspiration; When
there is a growiag disposition to scoff at all that lies
beyond the horizon of sense, or outside 1 Nature, and
it is counted a triumph of intellect to believe in
nothing which cannot be demonstrated by the puny
appliances and processes science has already discov
ered it is unwise to rebuke these questionings of
the inner soul of man. a veritable eternity, albeit the
principle we feel within is not to be laid bare by the
scalpel of the anatomist, or brought under the phy
siologists here.
"In the name of science and humanity, let us have
more of this spirit of hope and confidence in the
Future, for it enables men to , bear the ills of life
placidly, to do its work honestly and earnestly ; it
cheers the spirit in life, and helps it to gaze calmly
on the dread visage of Death,' and to meet him
cheerfully in the hour of his triumph.' '
London Lancet, June 14, 1879.
'The time has come to speak out boldly on this .
subject, and we are persuaded the good sense and
.self-respect of the profession will approve the pro
test against that spirit of restless izitagonism to t the
claims of religion which has unhappily obtained
fuller expression in a small section of our ranks dur
ing the last few years, and whioh if not repudiated,
must be expected to increase.
; 'We agree that the physician should not usurp the
functions of the minister of religion; but he is for
bidden by the spirit of manliness' 'to take refuge in
the opposite extreme of moral cowardice, with a pre
' tenoe of rndifferenoe.7 XaiJuly 12,' 1879;
.physician is inseparable iiv :;.nr .
Not a few in our crowded Lnia cr .ia4;' E3ftdd-;
ed country : homes, rarely atte Cristian
worship, and to them the &ce t of rthe. medical
visitor is as the. countenance of ; a missionary .
of good the most elevateds influence that
reaches them, in the midst, . perhaps f of igno
rance, poverty or wretchedness.;; i. r t
"The moral influence of the physician must
be an enormous social force. It radiates by
the bedside, and attends upon his footsteps in
his daily rounds. By its purity andj devotion
to the loftiest interest of man, it will lift fellow-men
to higher and nobler lives ; or alas !
in its pride and vanity,' it will t deaden i the
faith and chill the hopes of those whose bodies
he would cure. - . X' ':
"Jeremy Taylor quaintly but beautifully
said : ,
'And what greater measure can We have than, that
we should bring joy to our : brother, who, with his
dreary eyes, looks to heaven and round about, and
cannot find so much rest as to lay his eyelids' close
together than, that thy tongue should be tuned witn
heavenly accents, and make the weary soul to listen
for light and ease; and when he perceives that there
is such a thing in the world, and in the order of
things, as comfort and joy, to begin to break out
from the prison of his sorrows at the door of sighs
and tears, and by little and little melt into showers
and refreshment ? This is glory1 to thy voice, and
employment fit for the brightest angel." h "'
"But the moral influence of 'the' physicians
of our land must be invoked,' for "its "exercise
on a wider plane than ever, for the preserva
tion of ! societv against the inroads of ' doctrines
that threaten to 1 reduce all limits and cbndi
tions, ana ail taw, numan or uivme, to cnaos.
omue it is unuer we prcusuctj ox aemgnsirauon
by anatomical science that materialism is pre-
paring to rend asunder the bonds , of society,
a special responsibility has1 fallen ( upon the
proiession, to reouKe inese piunaerers 01 tne
heritage of faith, and with due humility," but
unflinching courage, to defend the treasures of
reveiauon axiu eierua,i uuptj. ' ?
"The moral plague has alrea'dv reached the
shores of America, and unlike its physical pro-
j i I J ii-:' - iS... i. ' i- n .1
xouype, nnas us viuuius ursc among me cui
tured, and the men of great, if unsymmetrical
learning. From the extraordinary freedom of our
social economy, it must be expected' to spread
with more or less rapidity, and perhaps to reach
an enormous development in he comimj gener
ation. V":'' X .)'si , , l'. :
rWhen a whole people shall' beiieWiTthe
materialists succeed, that they are Jtut special
and elevated beasts, born of the arksesW; ol the
ibirute. and destined to die the death of the
beast, unto' utter annihilation.' then will 'Uiey
complete the logical chain, and live the itfe'of the
beasts that perish. Humanity' sickens at "the
come mpia, noii ui buw a worm as .wouia mevi
tably result5' n '; : y'A u T! J; j
"Who knows but that this day which' seems
to us fib-lull ' of ;exci4ssd
feverish unrest: years' to '' ctfmi,"may 'be looked
upon, as the golden era of content ! What in-
Wl4 Wa
have had periodical ntp8ikB:J&i?te
astnma, tne latter part ot every summer and
Fall for the last six years, and therefore I could
not, with certainty,make appointments to speak.
Jr lease accept my thanks for the courteous man
ner in which; you; have conveyed the informa
tion, and assure the party of my sincere ap
preciation of the honor done me. I shall con
tinue, as I have been "heretofore doing, to do
alKin'my ifeeble way- that I can for the success
of our National and other Republican tickets,
believing as I do that the Union, good govern
ment and liberty, depend upon their success.
Very respectfully,
.. ; T. L. Hargrove.
A. Living Express Package. All sorts
of queer things are carried by the
railroad companies nowadays, bat the oddest
piece of freight that has been seen in Pitts
burg for a long time, passed through on Sat
urday. A chubby, round-face, bright looking
boy, eleven years old, named Casay Pemmel,
arrived in this city on Saturday evening, in
the care of the messenger of the Baltimore
and Ohio Express Company. He had trav
elled as a piece of express matter from some
place far away in Texas. He had a paper
tag tied to him, just as though he were a bag
of potatoes, and on the tag was written the
address of hi consignee. He was entered
on the way-bills and manifests just like any
other. freight, and as he passed from the hands
of one express messenger to another he was
duly receipted lor This living express Jbun
dle left Texas on Tuesday, and has been well
taken care of. ' With Casey ; was a package
containing some money, a baggage check and
a ticket over the Pennsylvania Railroad from
Pittsburg to Philadelphia. When the boy
wanted anything to eat or desired some
other reasonable object the messenger took
sufllcient money from the package to pay for
it and charged it on a bill which was with it.
Casey was placed on board a passenger train
on the Pennsylvania Road on Sunday, and
is now jpobably safe in the hands of his
friendB.Pitt8burg Post, Aug. 23.
A Memorable Peach Stone. A peach
tree grows in the , county of Rockingham,
N. C, that sprang from the seed of a peach
that the late Gen. Garland held in his hand
when he wavshot down, and Capt. Gaer-
rant got the seed and planted it on his place
in Rockingham. Yon know that Gen. Gar
land was greatly beloved by Pender's old
brigade. He was walkiog with Col. Tom
'Baffin at the time he was shot; tbey ex
nosed themselves too near the Yankee
sharpshooters, and Garland fell in Raffia's
arms. Reuteviue 'limes.
Vr i require,
To -
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-' dik : m uoiusouro tue
an asylum for the colored insane, n onfio "
26th alt., I visited the asylum,, havingSeen , "
sent tor oy ur. Mopre, tjje Bapeqatenaejat,
to arrange tor employment. , As 1: entered
the oflice of the Doctor, I of coarse started
to take a seat to talk with him; 'bat he ob
jected, and informed: me v that ) each was
against his rules that he did not allow
nigger to sit in his office, . Then he said:
You won't suit .me,, any ho. w,' At this I
left his. office.,, Such, are the kind of men
appointed to'wee to; the welfarepf the help
less colored people by the Democratic party.
A change is absolutely necessary at the
Goldsboro Asy luml When the State has
erected an institution, it belongs, to the
State, I had "thought, and not to tne hungry
officials placed there, who' exercise their
prejudices against eolor ' in the manner in
which Dr. Moore did. . -u w . ih
. Yours try, ..... U . ,,,
, , F. T. Thomas.
Raleigh, N. 0., Sept81880. 1 " ilk
Dr. Blyden, himself a pure African of
high attainments, says the missionary soci
eties have made a mistake in sending to
Africa malattoes instead.of pure Africans j
the former, whether. born in the Yest Indies
or in the United, States, being', almost uni
versally of a delicate' constitution, ahdhav
ing ceitainiy no advantages as to endu
rance of climate over white men, while ne
groes of pure blood r wherever born, will be
found better adapted to the African cli
mate.
Potent Advocates. Now the ma
chinery ot every factory, running extra
time, every crowded workshop, and ,, every
prosperous enterprise are all potent, advo
cates of the election of Garfield and" Ar
thur. Their influence will' not be felt 'at
ma 88 meetings or seen in street parades,
but it will be realized when the votes of
the industrial Northern-States are counted.
Boston Journal.. f . 4tin)Ii Hur
A yoang couple ia th'eiif honey-moon are
dallying languidly with the grapes' at desert:
She (archly) 'And yoa don'c find it tire
some, dear, all alone a with .ime ! You are
quite, quite sure that you don't wish to go
back to your bachelor life again T .Efe (earn
estly) 'Quitej rriy darling) indeed, married
life is so jolly thatj you know, if yoa were
to die to-night I'd get married . to morrow.'
New York World. y,, :7 , , nr0;,
'Good morning Patrick: you , have got a
new coat at last but' 'it seems to Ht-you
rather too much.' "Ocb, -there t'ls nothing
surprising in that; sure I wasn't there. erhen
I was measured for it,'
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