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Cl .dT -CKv w WWW ESTABLISHED IN 1878. HILLSBORO, N. C. SATURDAY, AUiUST29. 1891 NEW SEUIES-VOL. X. NO. 44. .flw I; II .V many as 1600 people are said to "be h'-'l'' in the United States yearly. , si- itaiiah trouoies- have diverted .,. :.( . in trawl from Rome, ami the ',:.j.k"i't":fs ay their looses hive been hive. I- will cost '9,47'v47 to run the City : ijrxkiy.i during .1S92.' Thin is at i !' -of 11 for -'-very man. woman 'I !H the eitv : are more women in British f:i ' -i.o-J M'-j, thau th:?re nr- m-i. - ahd children in t'red Britain, - f;.-rm my put toother, with . , ruCan of srrvvr.'il tu'nor FuTwpem - ; 'n :is we!!. ! -i V.' if!. Kr.tr . J 1 i r riolutbu fur surplus women ..it- arid elsewhere it may be i i ' -1 i 'hit in Japan the ease is the ' !i-f crnstis having shown that ' ;i!:?ry there arc nearly half ,i i women than men. L-r , men- '!nor has decovered that t ': tl;c counties in the ' '' 1 ''" are named for Presidents. h I 1 - ''K-i" -'-vfii counties which !: i a ' 1 1 s or' Presidents' (Jarfield, '.!-:' , : I:;m,;i, .! lli-rsO!) , .TohtlSOn, Li U - t ".a i V ashington . M,- hi! i i outstripping Kentucky in ; ' raising lusi iu;-?, asserts the 'i "i v W'trlJ-. In former days all !,: horses an 1 mules came from the !;':- ..,.:-- State,- hut the conditions irivi- i !i anged, and now, the World says, i.-v"sf'' !; obtainaliio is to 'be found ;(i rvw r rancisc-o i.Ui'nittcie. connler. U, .t- Lieutenant Finley's s:-he.n. to in--fruit and crops in California against t'.t- n irthTs is a good (me. If insurance (rn:iticH rind pro lit in guaranteeing M iippi valley farm-rs again-t dam Io cyclones, they c rtainly ou.-ut to i'i ''' it j.iv to insure our. orchards. . ii rmia women, lea by i ran! em Z,:i:jgt have jxti t toned the Government tor eyam isiuuis for women stu lents whieh h.' cmpjwer, 1 to rant tli- amas and honors equil to those raute i mtu This has y;S.i raite.l, the luvtd jnarter at Veimir. Til i set ' tin'' ;cn:t of soecial State in-ti' utiou . di'i hi''ii rcfie-'ed. T1j latest reo)rts front Cnina are. to the :Tc;-t that the native opposition to a!! w.irk of lailroid co istra :. l, it less f laat'u al than it was a shart tinu a ), is ohstinate an.1 serious Whe t worl; wfts hi'vrii!i, a sh rt tl.ne a;, upon tite 1'Mier to. I line at 'vapinjr, th?attitule of t:t.' Citntoaesp was so mena'dit.; t ait more tiiita oa-'-'aalt of the Eu?Uli w orkmca t'ip coai.nelle.l to retire. 'l :oia;; to- th.-" .i iiVei, ( 'ucle wards, the Crow Crewe S!ou, are s ' V,'. .,,;,) nto ''star hoarders," who v '!ns a nieai, never pay a cent, and v i''-i- finding tault. witlt the bill of !r' H "nite iliost, the head chief, in-'i:i-t'n ;.)cnim.Mit that his wet will ;! ' Mior.- ne;. that is not. from extra ' "a:l . ( rattle. In return fur the ';H!':!'s land." this li -hiei :n H.-;:i:s the fat of the laud. uppa- "" '-w Orleans I',-inu call- atten- 1 - ae cae of a uiere'i-tn- wiio re .' 1 nniiitte I snioidc because he wa th same thin over a-ad ' i v tay. The mcv.iutony t c drove hi'ii tii deat'u ;i the onlv Monotony, add- the Atlanta ' '(' ,, is inevitable -- tmdt-r iur ou Jitions. Tiie division of 'r " i;ns ca. '.i worker to do the saau every day in the year, of course ues life a mattei of dull routine, j'i'cple will !nvf tn aeocp? it or ;et of I ii" world. It is tV-rtvat'ou the extent to which use of narcotics has increased, laments '"'J'd Isslie's, that an institution is O'it to be erected in Brooklyn for the k treatment of victims of the morphine l-l cocaine habit. Dr. .1. B. Mattisoa, tas devised a unique method of is at the head of the movement to J'ad the Brooklvu Home for Habitues, institution of its kind in the l States, ami which it is proposes 'J'4,-7jtv exclusivelv to the treatment ot ?ed 'xclusivelv to the treatrcent of Tict:nls of narcotics. Arrangements " e t-a made for the care of twelve ? Patients, while others will be obliged fw Ad endowment fund of $3U,000 "-e free wards is now. beins; success ' J ri, UQa the home will be erected ttie ensuing suuiuier. BEYOND THE SUNSET I ne road tbat passeJ his father's dr He thought stretche-1 on forevermor.. Thigh fragrant vales of tangled gra'sa, 0'fcrfiauy a misty mountain pas., ut into wonders unexpressed beyond the clou J an ts of the west. 1 Lrough Ian is and cities ofjrcnowij. I o rther th. mighty sun goes down. -'. An 1 s. he h-ft his father's door And sai.;, "1 will return no more." ,H t raveled foxth beyond the b: ldge, He -limb the lofty mountain ridge, He passed the river an 1 the town 1 find out wht-re tiie sun went down; But when he sank at elos? of day, The sunsst still was far away. lie tro-i through many a wind-swepc glen; In mighty towns he mixe.1 with men; The breatli of mauv un alin hr.i it-'e 1 him o'er unfamiliar sea; H - breathe 1 the spiry gale that blovTS Fj om Southern arehipelagods. And in the quiet Eastern calm lie sought .iweet sleep beneath the palm. But w hen he looked at -lose of day. The .unstrt still was far away. ! He thought to leave his father's door An t travel on foreveraiore. A withered pilgrim, bent and gray, Keot on his unfamiliar way. I-- ) versed in lands, a man of men, A universal citizen. .He circled all the earth; once more He ytood before his father's door Though many years his father slept l-poii the mountain sid-i unwept He stiod there wrinkled, worn and brown, He stood there as th- sun went down, And in the twilight dim and gray The sunset was not far away. Out from the many millions hurle 1 He ank down weary of the world, With all his tired journey o'er To die beside his father's door. And said, a sad smile on his brow, "1 pass lieyond the sunset now." .V. W. Foss, m Yankee Blade. TAKEN BY" TARTARS. In 1S7' I was a subdieutenant. in the Iloval British ' Navv, serving on Her Majesty V gunboat Tickler, commanded by First Lieutenant (now Captain) Charles Napier. We were cruising in Chinese waters, keeping our eyes open for a lot of Tartar pirates 'who are the pests of these seas, and are dreaded by all hone-t trading vessels. We were Kin; at the mouth of the Uo-Tou, a small river or creek emptying into the Pacific, and Commander Napier had sent me, with a boatswain named Joe Maxted and a launch's crew of twelve men, up the creek to hunt foi and, if possible, to destroy tiiestrondtoId of a certain Tartar pirate who had recently, made himae'.f particularly obnoxious. Wo ot into the creek ami rowed up about live miles without finding anything or an v bod v, and without being molested in any way whatever. Then I thought we had gone far enough, but, being young and panting for glory, I determ ined to reconnoitre a little further in land. So, taking with iG Joe .Max ted and two men, and "iving orders to the men left in charge of the boat that if we did not return in forty-eight hours they were to come in search of us, we started upon what was undoubtedly a very fool hardy trip. The whole river bank on either side was a deue 'jungle for about half a mile, Break:ng into a belt of pine forest and then into the open. Here and there were narrow catlings down to the rivet side the river was only about eighty feet wide, about the width of a 'fairly wide street and occasionally one came upon a tiny village with a clearing ami Small rice farms.'v The inhabitants ot these villages, we suspected, all took a -hand in the piratical " excursions which the Tickler wa- endeavoring to suppress, but on the present occasion it was the head man of a small tribe, which even attacked the village pirates themselves, that we were after. It was early morning about 5 o'clock when we started out upon our ex cursion. We thought to take advantage of the cool morning air and, if necessary, rest in the shade during the intense heat of the day. Of course we were well armed We etch carried a Colt's navy revolver, the men had each a rifle aud cutlass ami I my sword. Being full awai'e of the possibility of losing our way and not getting back to the boat, we blazed the trees along our route and cut a path through the undergrowth. We also kept a lookout' for ambushe. foi there was little doubt that our pirate know perfectly well that we were after him. We were net quite so well" -acquainted with the country as he, how ever. We made the discovery too late and to our bitter cost. After about two hours' cutting and hacking at the deu-e undergrowth and having reached tae belt of . pine trees I ordered a halt, and we at dowa to breakfast. For two of our party it was their last meal. I do not know how it happened, for-I had risen to my feet aud was again moving onward expectiug the men to follow instantly, when I heard Joe Maxted's voice shouting to me: "Mr. Martin! Lie. down on your face! Fiat down for God's sake!" It saved my life. I jusT turned an in stant, in time to ?ee my two poor able bodied seamen on their backs with a dozen arrows in the body of each, and Joe on - his face on the gr-xind. lie whole wood feemed to be alive with the rao9t horridly-rigged Tartar villains 1 set eyes on. Some had masks on theii faces and all carried javelins and great swords. Well, I threw up my hands, i couldn't do less. In an instant we were surrounded, and, leaving the two Uetd bodies where they lay, we were dragged along until we came to a large clearing about a quar ter of a mile awaty, the existence of which we had never suspected. Here was a sort ot a village of bamboo huts, little more than an encampment of about eighty or a hundred men. We were in the hands of the pirates we had come to exterminate. There was nothiug for it. They would exterminate us We had not a chance. Our men wouldn't come after us for two days. There was nc hope of a release. We uiisht just , a well make up our minds to it. l"p to this tune vve had been so far api;i;, sep.ir.tted by our guards, t'uat we rouM -.iot sneak to each other or suggest any plans. When we reached the clear ing, however, we were brought togeth er, and marched before the most villain ous looking rascal I ever set eyes on evidently the chief of the baud. Joe was filling the air with the most lovely aud choice selections from his truly mag nificent vocabulary of Billingsgate, aird calling upon each and every separate Tartar to let him have the use of his hands and the cutlass and meet him on fair gound. What would they do with us? We were very soon to know. With a hospitality we could riot un derstand, the chief signed us to sit down, aud presently a great dish of de licious rice was placed .before us and we were, by signs, invited to eat. Out morning trip had made us botu hungry, notwithstanding that we. had already had some breakfast, and not! even the sad memory of the death of our comrades could prevent our "ptchiug in." Then came bowls of most refreshing, sparkling spring water. What, would come next ' We noticed, as we finished our repast, a fiendish grin spread over the features our host. He made a sign and said something which we, of course, did not understand. Two fellows came no and 4 evidently said all was ready, for it an other few Avords we were seized, made to stand on our feet, our arms bound se cuiely to our sides, our ankles tied to gether and we were tl ragged off. - Presently we came to a spot where not a tree of auy kiud formed the slightest protection from the sun's '"rays, and where at a distance of about six feet apart we saw two large, deep holes. "Now, what are they going to dof" asked Joe. .1 had no time to auswer, for in a min ute we were dumped, feet foremost, one into each hole. Then the beggars began shoveling the sand soil in on top of us. 'They're going to bury m alive l" aaid Joe. It was worse thau that. Thit would have killed us too soon. They only buried us to the necks, leaving our heads free, but so securely fixed in the soil that we looked like a couple of living heads on a magician's table. Great God ! hat horribly couceived torture was this! While we were buried helpless there a brute came and with a sharp kuift carefully shaved a round patch from t tic tops of our heads, then another smeared ome sticky substance thereou. Were they yoiug to set fire to c.sf Worse ever than that! 1) not suppose that all this was dont in silence. By no means. A horrible. yelling, jeering, hooting . crowd sur- rounded us, and how they came and spat in our faces and slapped us with fi tt pieces of bamboo. This went oa for a couple of hours, and the sun was beating down upon us with almost unbearable power. Then the flies came in myriads - and bit and stuDg us. Then carme a cry from Maxted, which I quickly echoed: "I'm bursting! If this don't stop soon I'll burst!" The rice and water we Lad swallowed was swelling, and the weight of the sol creating an enormous lesistaaee out agony wa intense. ' "Great God ! Why didn't we tell the men to eouie sooner f Then poured forth the cheeriest word? of encouragement to rue a man could think of. "They'll ne.ver obey you. sir; they'P get anxious and come." Hi words were prophetic. They were hardly out of his mouth when wV heard the heartiest British cheer I ever heard ring through the clearing - then a volley and another from t; d British rifles, and then the short snapping of the rc vol vers and then I fainted, I A week later, lying in my cabin ou the Ti ii!er, I heard how one of the men, angry at not bein 4 choen to make the inland excurision "with me, had followed us a short distant e through the forest lie had seen the attack and at diet scauipeud ba. I; to the boat. Heali.iuy that ten men would be of little ust against. vo many Tartars, they had rowed down the river right back to the Tickler and reported my capture to Commander' Napier, whohad come himself with a brigade to my ivm n with the result that you have already. lead. Every pirate in that scoundrelly crew was shot or cutlassed in the attack. Not one escaped. Xetc Yorl lircurdcr. Hew Some Builders Build. A glance at the business directory will reveal the fact that there are many hundreds of persons in this city who follow the calling of builders. Few of them are rich, all of them are hard workers. The development of the upper. West side of the city and the Annexed District has been the cause of so many launching out into this branch of busi ness. .A prominent builder told a Mail and h'j-res. re porter the other day that some so-called builders resort to all sorts of schemes to procure money enought to put up a structure aud pay the laborers He said that one of these builders who can scrape tip a few thousand dollars will buy a lot worth $7000 or $8000, making a small cash payment, giving a mort gae for the balance. Provided with ISs lot, he can go to one of th? inauy loan, associations, and by agreeing to pay an exhorbitant shave, beside the itteresi,, procure what is known as a "builder's loan." The cellar is then dug aud the foun dation laid. Credit can be had for bricks enough to put up the basement o ground story, and arrangements can be effected with a dealer for brown-;tone. As soon as the first story is up, the builder at once proceeds to raise more uionav by mortgaging it. With tho money he receives he builds the second story, which, as soon as completed.-he mortgages, applying the proceeds to the construction" of a third story, and follows out the same line of conduit if a fourth story is needed. When the building i completed it is patched with three or four more mortgages. It is then put on the mark-it aud a tip the mortgages, and after giving the builder a few hundred dollars from his oro'its. outs it in the market. The 1 - 1 builder goes ou the hunt for another lot upon which to put another builliug, sat isfied with a small profit. The man with the money who buys up the mort gages is the one who reaps the benefit. Xfr York Mall and Er.r?. I Logan at Bull Run. J k jt js sve Known that Johu A. Logau j wllo was a member of Congress at the j t;mi the war began, left Washington when he saw there was going to be a fiirht, aud seizing a musket walked all the wav to Hull Huu, where he arrived just in time to take part in the bittle. He had ou a swallowtail coat, but he stood up to the rack as long as anybody did. He was back in Washington next morning, a good deal out of breath, and was telling his fellow. Congressmen all about it. . ' " "Who "av.e vou this account of the j fi'iit-t" asked a member froai the North , Woods of New York- j "Why, I was there myself." said Logan., The New orker evidently had not heard i the news, for he seemed a little raysti- J fied. and asked, as if wishing to solve the mystery of Logan's sudden reipjear- ( aace : " Are the cars running? ! "No." said Logan, "the cars ain't j running." "but every other blank diug j in the State of Virginia is, as near as I could find out."' Chimjo Hi raid. j j Mcnstci turtles are so abundant :u j Magdadeca By, Lower California, that j a company Las gone into the business of '" canning the extract for exportation. MIND-READING. CUKIOU.4 THINGS IKJ.MI liUVri'CKY 110 v. 15 Y I III intl folded He Fi ml Articles, iitil- tleit and Hepeuts Correctly I'isj rs and Word Thought l b Other. A new mind -reader has been discov ered at Glasgow, Ky., or rather4 discov ered himself accidentally, not long since. He is Flavins T&Vlor, the son of; Dr. F. J. Taylor, a ;iagow physician!- Hi age is nineteen year-, and some account of his doings ha been eitt to the Coh-rier-Jmtrmil by Or. 1. C. Sutphm, au other of Glasgow's physicians, who is familiar with the young man's case, and has made, a .study' of .mind reading, as well as what is termed "muscle read mg," by performers who claim to be guided by the thrills of the muscles of 5 the subject. Or. Sutphin gives some speculations at length tut the alleged dis tinction between mind reading ami mus cle reading, and arrive- at the ,,n. lusioii that, though there nm'be ti i- kery ami imposture used by some people, there is such a thing as mihd reading and no -uch thiny; as muscle readim- lb- ouotes from Stuart Cumberland, aa F.ugiish mind leader, who claim-- I that he was guided by the muscles, aiid who. in a performance before the Khedive of Egypt, wrote a Word thought of (the name of the Khedive's sou. Abbas, on a piice of paper in Arabic, u language of which he knew nothing, a id this with out a moment s he-utat ion. Cuu.beidaiul said this was muscle re.; bug, but. Dr. Sutphin details a similar test, wit It. young Faylor which, he claims, shows the mind must bear it part in such a test as well Us the musch-s. He is willing to say that Mime things may be lon" iv muscle read ing but that others cannot. Dr. Sutphin,' in his aecouui of vuny. Taylor's per formance, s.tvs. "We may eonec-i. all that Mr. Cum berland says tit' muscle reading, may agree that all his feats were performed by it, yet when it is attempted to .include all mind reading in this, then it will be found that this cannot be done. Then is much of mind reading, indeed, that could not be explained, nor, In faJ-t, be accomplished l)y muscle read in if. Tuis s fully, proved by a lately developed mind reader here in the place in which I live a young man, Flavins Taylor, nineteen years of age, sou of Dr. F. J. Taylor, a prominent physician and I 'eli sion Medical Kxarniner. It is not im probable that in marly every instance the gift oL mind reading has been of ac cidental discovery ou the part of the tint possessing it , and thus it was accident ally made known to young Taylor. Several months ago an itinerant mind reader-exhibited in this place, and young Taylor attended his performance. lie turning home he playfully remarked to a young man who had accompanied him that he thought he would make a goo I mind reader, and that if the other would blindfold hint and hide something he would find it for him. To hive a little amusement In- was duly blindfolde 1 and told to find a book which had be!i hid den in an a-J j iice n I room. He grasped the hand of the young man who had hidden the book, but was utterly s.ut prised to find" that not only the look, but also its place of concealment were impressed on his mind. He readily took the voting man to th place where the book was and handed it to hiru. After this, there were more or less treqiknt tests r-f bis powers in finding things thus, while ail hidden articles were always prompt? Io ate i by him. InN-r ningie l with these J --ts were other-, such ar williug him to do certain things. .Say, for instance, that it was willed for him to take a particular flower of a number of tlowei, in . vase in the r en an! t hand it to a 1 ..-rtain. y 01 lady present, to remove the atc!i fnm't th- pocket of a certain gen "Semen aa i t. put it iut. that of auoth-r t-erttingentb-m-rn ; to g to a librarv and taK'- out some Darticulir volume in it. aa i turn to a certain pag-j j W4 g.Jed wit 1 g. and under my pillow and parigrph or -euu-ure in it. an J so I disc overed a h-.t spring, tW had evi on Ot otuei requets ,.f thi- svr'.. 1 ju.t -;.: Jng updar.ug lh-i night. AH i!:. s, rfv retdiiy au 1 accurately 'i h. country .lmierou aU'Ut Volcano done bv ban, .io.vu to the minutest par- ' jr:.l.,. T..t. r.- four pnug4 there, ticulai of tL . i-h. Mr. Cnujber'.aod, w;t:cj eat to or tilled with boiiiog mud. however, profees to have done thing .rsn: art of it are as cool as ice. Then quite t-qttal to this by taocle reading, voU riJJlV 03 parts of it as if oa tra being dir. cte i in ta;m by the muscular .n,aud. it wou'd not le safe to feature tremors of the hand kept inclosed in hi. j nl on xt for j. ,,,v rjt- ia at ft9J mo. In this way, he say, he only followed tu(.ul anij ;itrovv j:.t , boiling mud directs, aal Knew nothiug really of the tuIe enough. I l.i 1 a narrow escape on miud, and on! did a the tremors di- oce 0 tUe ,rm.H one day, and shall reeled. He did, in other words, pre- j never forge; " ciselT what the Land he was holding would h.ive done, directed by the indi vidual. In this, of course, therr was no mind reading, but a guidance only by muscle signaling. Suppose, however, it was required to take, nfd of the hand aud next tell-any particular thought of the minl not find anything or to - do anything that the hand of the individnat might do, but simply to take tht hand and sa. not act out, what the thought was--then this could otilv be gotten di rect fro.ii the mind, and in no other wiv, fts mere, muscle reading, in this CAy would simply lx imjHUsible. In this case it would be necessary to see thought itself, to tell what it was which the thrill of the mucles would no admit of. Anl yet young Taylot can do this. He has bctti mentally requested, for in vtante, to play a certain air on on the organ, one of a number pUyed ly him. When t atching hold of the hand to know what it w.a. he would go to the organ and ph 'it, uing both hand for the purpos . Had he been plaviug by tlirec-' tion only of the muscles ot the hand, he could not have let g the hand before bf'iii.iutng to plav and plaved with' both o hainLs. "Hut he has done better even thau this. Auy figure, or any number of tig tires, being though of, he has readily anitoun t-d w hat it or they were, calling them out .ingl v or in t ombinatiou as de sired. For instance, suppose that the figuriv' "1, .5, and s were eparately thought of. .Then these were promptly told out one by one, and announced kin gly a thought of; or suppose, again,the.se were thought of as then this num ber, or .":'S, would be told. Some time ago, knowing that he did not understand Latin, I improvised a hhort Latin sentence--'est utihi voluntas ut legi9 meant ineutem' and asked him to tell rue what it was. This was nude out slowly, but quite at curateU , the words being spelled out, letter, by b-ttur. It is proper ti say, too, that these were alb 1 out at once without goiut; over the alphabet and yet ting at them in ihis way, one by one, on the onler of 'table rapping.' Nothing was said, really, more than to call out the le'.ters in their proper order. "Without mentioning other feats of this young man, the question next occurs, CjMiti what other ground can we explain this ttlliug of figures and calling out Iitiu than upon the silent impress of mind upon mind This is the explana tion, in fact, that young Taylor gives of his 'mind reading,' as it is called, or that he only interprets everything by impres sion. He knows nothing of muscle read ing, feels nothing o( the sort, sees noth ing, hears nothing, is not aware even of anv particular exaltation of the percep tion, but simply tinds-ct-rfain thoughts or wishe, of another itupns-ed on him. Hi great ditficiiity, he fays, is to get a corn er" impres-ioii from -some who either lack concentration of mind or allow the too frequent intni-don of other thought into it. For a good elTet t impressions must be forcible aii-1 slurp cut, and the mind must b- kept steadily and a- exclusively 11 . 1 ... 11.. a.:.i.. as po-.i.oc on iu- suojet;.. 11c iuium the hand acts only as u conductor of im preision, and regard it as imiUpeuvible for that purjHjst-, as the urrent of im pression is transmitted in this way, with out which h- could tell nothing. I conclui m; I may add that in his per formances there is usually considerable distur'o.tnce of his physical being. His respiration often ItocorneK slow and la bored, pulse usually fes up from ten to twenty beats above normal to the-miuu'e, there is heavy sighing at time, and some times so much exhaustion as to necesu tate temporary rest." Ij'iitti'le Cxj'iricr JouratL LaJj.njs in Colondo Ottert. "Tit. r- ar.' many queer Vxpriencei to be met with in traveling through the CV.orad D s -rt," -ti l a railrovl man who f-pen. .vi.ac tiui - at a survey in that .ntitrv t a reporter of the St. Louil -Wh'Ie camping out L-juc Film I wa awakened one n.ght by a vck fcehng in the stomach. : n . .... 1 ... -. .....-.... '