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Q L. " ft-. BE SURE YOXJ AEE EIGrHT ; THEN GO AHEAD-D. Crockett. TARBORO', N. C, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1875. VOL. 53. NO. 44. GENERAL DIRECTORY. XAKBOUO'. Mayor Fred. Philips. Commissioners Jesse A. Williamson, Ja rob Fcldeuheimer, Daniel VV. Hurtt, Ales. McCabc, Joseph Cobb. Sechetart & Treasurer Kobt. White lmr8t. CniEF of Police John V. Cotteu. Assistant Police Win. T. Hurtt, John Madra, Jas. E. Sinionson, Altimore Macnair. COC.VTY. Superior Court Clerk and Prolate Judge H. L. Statou, Jr. Register of Deeds Alex. MeCabe. Sheri ff Joseph Cobb. Coroner Treasurer Kobt. II. Austin. Survey ot John E. Baker. Standard Keeper V. 8. Hicks. Stkool Examiners. II. H.Shaw, Wm. A. Dnare:n and R. S. Williams. Keeper Poor House Win. A. Dusrean. Com.nissioners Jno. Lancaster, Chairman, Wiley Well, J. B. W. Norville, Frank Dew, M. Exem. A. MeCabe, Clerk. ItlAII.S. ARUIVU, AND DEPARTURE "F MAILS NOKTH AM) SOUTH VIA W. W. R. U. Leave Tarboro' (daily) at - - 10 A.M. Arrive at Tarboro' (daily) at - - 3 ::n l. M. WASHINGTON MA Hi VIA GREENVILLE, FALKLAND AND SPAUTA. Leave Tarboro' (dailv) at - - 6 A. M. Arrive at Tarboro' (daily) at - - t I - LODUES. rhe TViffhtsand ilie Places of Meeting:, Concord B. A. Chapter No. 5, N. M. Law rence, Hurh Priest, Masonic Hall, monthly convocations first Thursday in evury month at 10 o'clock A. M. Concord Lodge No. 58, Thomas Gatlin, Master, Masonic Hall, meets first Friday night it 7 o'clock P. M. and third Saturday at 10 o'clock A. M. in every month. Repiton Encampment No. 13, I. O. O F., I. B. Palamountaiu, Chief Patriarch, Odd Fel lows' Hall, meets every first and third Thurs day of each month. Edjreeonibe Lodge No. 50, I. O. O. F., J. G. Charles, S. G., Odd Fc'.lowb' Hall, meets every Tuesday night. Edgecombe Council No. V'l, Friends of Ceraperance, meet every Friday night at the Odd Fellows' Hall. Advance Lodge No. I. O. G. T., meets pverv Wednesday night at Odd Fellows' Hall Zanoah Lodge, No. 235, I. O. B. R., meet on first and third Monday night of every month at Odd Fellows' Hall. Hexry Morris, President. ilirKl'!IF. Episcopal Church Services every Sunday nt 10 1-2 o'clock A. M. and 5 P. M. Dr. J. B. Cheshire, Rector. Methodist Church Services every third Sunday at night. Fourth Sunday, morning and nisrht. Rev. ir. Swindell, Pastor. Presbtteriaii i'hi-rch Services every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sabbaths. Rev. T.J. Allison, Sta ted Supply. Weekly Prayer meeting, Thnrs day night .Missionary Baptist Church Service? the 4th Sunday in every mot th, morning and niaht. Rev. T. R. Owen, Pa-tor. Primitive Baptist Church Services firn Saturday and Sunday of each month at 11 o'clock. HOTELS. Adams' Hotel, corner Ma:n and Pitt Sts. O. F. Adams, Proprietor. KXI'KESS. Southern Express Oflic, on Main treet, closes every morning ati'Js o clock. X. M Lawrence, Agent. PROFESSIONAL. CAKDS. FRANK POWELL, Attorney & Counsellor TARBORO', N. C 5- Collections it Specially. "iS Office in Gregory Hotel Building. July 2, 1-S75. tf JOSTliLOlXT CHESHIRE, JR7, ATTORNEY AT LAW, AND Notary Public. C?" Office at the Old Bank Building on Trade Street. je25-tf. Dr. G. L. Shackelford, SURGEON DENTIST, Slicceor to Dr. I. X. Ftsqna, TAXLB0R0', N. C. XW Office opposite Adams' Hotel and over S. S. Nash & Go's store. Oct. 23, 1874. tf Dr. E. D. Barnes, DE2T S3 TIST, THANKFUL for the liberal patronage re ceived in the past, desires to assure his friends and the public that he is prepared with increased facilities to perlorm all opera tions partaining to the science of Dentistry in the best manner, fft" Office over II. Morris & Bro's store. Tarboro, April !t, 1375. .im Rocky Mount Hotel, G. W. Hammond, Prop'r. PDLITE AND ATTENTIVE SERVANTS always at the Depot, on the arrival of trains, to conduct guests to the Hotel. Jt is the Traveler's delight. Oct. l.-t, 1875. tf YARBORO' HOUSE, RALE-SSH N. C. G. 77- BLACElf ALL, Proprietor. Xftf Reference made to all travelling gen tlemen. ATLANTIC HOTEL, IN oi'Iollc, Va. R. S. DODSON, Proprietor. Hoard, First and Second Floors, per day, ?:! 00 Third an 1 Fourth Poors, " 2 50 Special terms for permanent boarders GASTON HOUSE, South Front Street, Newbern, IV. C S. R. STREET, Ficprlctor M. HOWARD, X X"i XT Cr O X f3 X DEALER in DRUGS, PATENT MEDICINES, &C, &rC, 2zC. New door to Mrs, Pcuder'o notel, TARBORO, N C. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Prescription Free lor the speedy cure of special troubles com mon to the young and middle-aged. Ner vous, mental r.nd physical depression, loss of memory and energy, pains in the back, self distrust, dizzinc.es, dimness of sight, confu sion of ideas, and other disorders of the ner vous system consequent on various habits that lower the vitality of the system. Any druggist has the ingredients. Address DR. E. H. HILTON, Cincinnati, Ohio. AiQj day at home. Agents wanted. Jp 15 Outfit and terms flee. TRUE & CO-i Augusta, Maine. WANTED Agen's for the best selling Prize Package in the world. It contaios fifteen sheets paper, 15 Envelopes. Goideu Pen, Pen Holder, i'enaf, ruient I ara Measure, and a piece of Jewelry. Single package, with elegant prize, post-paid, 25 cents. Cir cular free. BRIDE & CO., 7C9 Brodwf.y, hew York. $17 A WEEK guaranteed to Agents, Male and Female in their own local-it,- Tor.no mTTtriT FHFF Ad dress P. O. VICKEKY & CO., Agusta, Me. You Can Make $5000 In 90 days in A 1 Stocks. MY" SYSTEM 13 SAFE, HONORABLE AND SIMPLE. Pamphlet Sent Free to All. W. H. WEEKS, Banker, 178 Broadway, New York. Stocks bought and sold tt the N. Y. Stock Exchange. Q 4rx W 1)11 pr dav at home. Saninle worth VW I" CiW 31 free. STINSON' & CO., Port land, Maine. Advertiser's Gazette. A Journal of Information for Ad vertisers, Edition 9,600 copies. Published weekly. Terms, $2 per annum, in advance. FIVE SPiXIMEX COPIES DIFFERENT DATES TO ONE ADDRESS FOR 25c. Office No. 41 Taik Row, New York. GEO. P. ROWELL & CO., Editors and Publishers. FOR NORFOLK AND NORTHERN I EASTERN rffIIE Steamers COTTON PLANT and JL PAMLICO connecting wilh the Old Dominion Steamship Co., afford the niot direct and the quicken time for shipment of produce from all poiuis on the River. Through Bills of Lading given from all points on 'tar River for Norfolk, Baltimore, rsi!ade'j-::'... New York and Boston, Product- i v.Ted by insurance, if desired, as S'mhi a Buls of Lading are signed. hip-.t eiits by this line go directly to des tination without delay at Norfolk or VYash inunn. Tli COTTON PLANT makes close con nection vim the Wilmington & Weldon Rail Koa I, and tives through Bills of Lading from ail tant'J.;js on the River at the lowest rates. JOHN MYERS' SONS. Washington, N. C, Jan. "0, 1875. tf r. t. root.. C A. POOL. W. K. POOL Pool Brothers FASHIONABLE BAR, OYSTER SALOON, Barber Shop AND Cigar Store, ROCKY MOUNT, N. C. OYSTERS 6TEWED AT ALL HOURS, (rest and sweet. Attentive waiters to attend to the needs of his guests. mrl9-tf. TERRELL & BRO., DEALERS IN GROCERIES STAPLE DRY GOODS, Wain Street, Near tlic Bridge, Sept. KO-ft lEBER'S BAKERY ! rr-HIS OLD ESTABLISHED BAKERY IS X now ready to supply the people of Tar boro and vicinity with all kinds of Bread, Calces, French and Plain Candies, JVidz, Fruits, !?., $c, J-c, embracing every thing usually kept in a First Clas KstaMishiivuit of the kiud. Thankful for the liberal patronage of the past the undersigned asks a continuation, with the promise of satisfaction. Frivalc FimiiHiev mil Jilivays ltavo tsieir CukcM U lk.nl here at short est notice. Ordors far Parties & Balls promptly tilled. Call and examiue our stock, next door to Bank of New Hanover. Nov. 4.-1 y. JACOB WEBER. llanliooi! : ilow Lost, How Restored ! fSBt Just publisli-d, a new edition of Dr. ('t'LVERWKLL's Cele iirated Essay on the radical cure ( ii houl medicine) of Spermatorrhoea or yeiiii: il Weakness, Involuntary Seminal losses. Imnotpiicv. Mental and Pbvsical In capacity, Impediments 10 Ma-riage, etc; al so, Conaumpt:on. Epilepsy and Fits, induc ed by s-elf-iudulgeiita or sexual extrava gance, &c. 2;" Pi ice, in a sealed envelope, only six The celebrated anthor, in this admirable Essay, clearly demonstrates, from a thirty years' successful practice, that the alarming consequences of selt-abuse may be rauicaiH cured without the dangerous use of interna', medicine or the application of the knife ; poinlincr "tit a mode of cure at one simple, certain, and effectual, by means of which ..row sinfTV'T-pi- no matter what his condition may be, may cure himself cheaply, privately and radically. ZiT This Lecture should be in the hands of pvprv vnnt.h and nverv man in the land. Sent under seal, in a plain envelope, to any address, post paid, on receipt of six cents or two postage stamps. Address the Publisher?, CI1AS. J. C. CLINE & CO., 127 Bowery, New York ; P. O. Sox, 4586 MISCELLANEOUS. THE FAVORITE HOME -REMEDY. la eminently Fandl; iiedie'.ae ; and by be ing kept ready for immediate resort will save many an hour of suffering and many a dol lar in time and doctors' bills. After ovt forty Years' trial it is still re ceiving the ir.ost unqualified testimonials to :s virtues from persons of the highest char acter and responsibility. Eminent physicians commend it as the most EFFECTUAL SPECIFIC For all diseases ot the Liver, Stomach and Spleen. Thb SYMPTOMS of Liver Complaint are a bitter or bad taste in the mouth ; Pain in the Back, Side? cr Joints, often mistaken for Rheumatism; Sour Stomach ; Loss of Apep tite ; Bowels alternately costive and lax ; Headache ; Loss of memory, with a painful sensation of having failed to do something which ouiihi to have been done; Debility, Low Spirits, a thick yellow appearance of the Skin and Ejes, a dry Cough olteu mistaken for Consumption. Sometimes many of these symptoms attcr d the. disease, at others very few ; but the Liver, the largest organ in the body, is genera ly the seat of the disease, and if not Regulated in time, great suffering, wretchedness and Death will ensue. For Dyspepsia, Constipation, Jaundice, Bilious attacks, Sic-k Haadacbe, Colic, De pression of Spirit.-, Sour Stomach, Heart Burn, !cc., te. The Cheapest, Purest and ilrst Family Mt li ciae in the World .' Manufactured only by J. if. ZE1L1N & CO., Macon, Ga., and Philadelphia. Price, f l.C). Sold by all DrnggUs. Cheap Stove House J. 0. DUNLOP & CO., 92 "W. IPratt St., BALTIMORE. Parlor Heaters, Cooki ng Stovss, Illuminators, Furnaces, Ranges & Grates. Ly STOVES REPAIRED. Sept. IT. --.'in NEW GOOD JIST RECEIVE!). Dress Goods, Embroideries, Collars and Cuffs, Kid Gloves, Merina Test and Shirts, Hats, Hosiery, Cassimeres. Jeans, Bleached and Brown Muslins, Ladies and Gents Boston and Phil adelphia. Hand Made Shoes. Crockery, Hard ware &c, &c. Call and Examine. jggp A pleasure to show Goods. T. H. GATLIN. Tarboro', Oct. 1st, 1875. RORT. LAVYSOV & CO., SADDLE, HARNESS, and TRUNK MANUFACTURERS and dealers in SADDLERY HARDWARE, WHIPS, LADIES' SATCHELS, CARRI AGE ROBES. &C. No. 277 West Baltimore Street, April 2, U75, x SLATCHLEY'S i n.noved CUCUM z I1KR WOOD rUMP is ti e acknowledged Si A.N DA Hi) of the Ri'"'Uet, i popular f.hs:. !.i;;p ior the least Attention is invited to fcstJSs verdic Y'Ji money mi-mft Blatchley's Imnroved Bracket, the :$sr Drl Valve, which cau he Vsr : ,j wi'hilrawn without disturbing the ftaiaSs.-' joints, and the. copper chamber which never cracks, scales or rusts a: d will last a life time. For sple by Dealers aad the tfade generally. In order to be sute thai you get Botchley'd Pump, be careful and see that it has my trade-mark as above. If you do not know where to buy, descriptive circulars, together with the name and ad- dress of promptly siatnp. CHAS. G the ageiit nearest you, will be fu-'.iis-hed by ad.lress.iag with BLATCHLEY, Manufacturer. CfltJ Commerce St.. Philadelphia, Pa Feb. 12, IS:-! 9m ALL persons having claims against the es tate ot the fate William K. Cherry, or in debted to the esiate, will please settle with the uudershnrd or her Attorney, John L. Hridgcrs, Jr., on or before the l'Jtk day of October, 1S70. This notice will be plead in bar of ail l.iims not presented. FRANCIS E. CHERRY. Oct. 15-4w. Administratrix. FOB II I a AONE HOUSE FARM, making fiiteen bales cottou yearly.- Easily increased to twenty. Applications made to Editor, or MERCHANT, Oct. 22-3t. Eafleld, N. C. MISCELLANEOUS. Piedmont Air-Line Railway. RICHMOND & DANVILLE. RICHMOND & DANVILLE R. W.. N. C. DIVIS ION, AND NORTH WEST ERN" N. C. It. VV. CONDENSED TIME TABLE- In effect on and after Srr. lay, Sept. CO, 1874. " GOINfl yottTH. stations. Mail. Express. Leave Charlotte '.) lu p. si. 5,45 a.m. Air-Lino Jefn, 9.30 " 6 20 " - Salisbury, 11. fid A. h. 8 34 " - " Greensboro' 3.15 " 10.55 " " Danville. 6.08 " 1.12 p.m. " Dundee, G.13 " 1.20 " " HurkviHe, 11.85 " 6.07 " Arrive at Richmond. 2.22 P. jr. 8.47 p.m. GOING SOUTH. STATIONS. Mail. Express. 5.08 A. u. 8.3G " 1.14 p. M. 1.17 " 3.58 " f! 15 " 8.25 " 8 43 ' Leave Kicbtnond, 1 " Burkville, 4.52 " " Dundee, 10.33 ,! " Danville, 10 30 " ' Greensboro', C 00 a. m. " Salisbury, 5,32 ,: Air-Line Jnet'n,8 05 " Anive at Charlotte, 8.22 " GQaXQ EAST. STATIONS. GOING WEST. Mail. Mail. L've Greensboro', 3.00 a.m. Arr. 1.45am Co. Shops, a. 4.30 " L'vel2 30 " Raleigh, 8.33a.m.'5 8.1p.m Arr. atGoldsboro, 11.33 " L've 5.00" NORTH WESTERN N. C. R. R. 'SALEM BRANCH.) Leave Greensboro 4.30 p M Arrive at Salem 0.13 " Leave Salem 8.40 a m Arrive at Greensboro 1H.33 " Passenger train leaving Raleigh at 8.10 P. M., connects at Greensboro' with the Northern bound tra;u ; making the oiickest j i.nie i" a,i .or inern Cuie-i. rnc i et Tick ets sauif as vii other routes. Trains to and from points East of Greens boro' ci'i:!ifct at Gieensbo.o' with Mail Trains to or from points North or S j;:tb. Two Trains daily, both ways. On Sundays Lynchburg Accommodation leae H'chmond at 0.00 A. M., arrive at Burkevilie 12.43 P. M., leave But kevilie 4.35 A. M., aviiv-e at Richraond 7.58 A. M. No chatigo of cars between Charlotte ar.d' Richmond "82 mi!rs I F;;r further it. formation add: es.s S. E. ALLEN, Gen'l Ticket Agent, Greensboro, N, C. T. M. R. TALC0TT, Engineer &. Gen'l Superintendent. The Reason II Ihj LAZARUS & MORRIS' Celehrat eil Perfected Spectacles and Eye Masses. Have met with such extraordinary eucccss and are so raii'-li in demand is because they are found to possess all the qualities we claim for them, viz : Purity and hardness of material (therefore not liable to scratch), bitlliiney of finish, strengthening atul preserving power, and conferring an amount of ease and comfort attained by no other Glasses in the worlj. They are without dou' t the most perfect and sricntitically accurate Lenses ever manufac tured, and last many yr-ar.j w ithout change, For sale in this locality oulv by JAMES H. BELL, Watchmaker and Jeweler, Tarlaoro, O. LAZARUS, MORRIS & CO., Wholesale Depot, 'o. () Courtlandt fe$tr. IV. "V. Manufactories, Hartford, Cons., asd Sheffield, Esg. Vt37 Caution. We never supply or employ Peddlers. jyly to Tiiirpuc ! Board Reduced from 82.50 per day to $2.00 ! IIE undersigned desires to inform the public that he is still at the old Howard House, now known as Adams' Hotel, where he will be pleased to entertain hia friends and the travelling public, in general. Comfortable Rooms and Clean Beds Always ! TABLE FARE as good as the market will possibly afford at th low rates of 2.00 per day ! Those of his patrons who are in arrears are hereby notified to come forward and set tic up. It takes money to buy provisions. O. F. ADAMS. Tarboro', July 23, 1S05. tf. Female Academy. npHE Fall Session will open the 3rd Mon k C..y in Seoteuiber, continuing twenty weeks, wiih an intermission of one week at Christmas. The Trustees have appropriated fflnns ior improvements and repairs, when com pleted, will furnish everything necessary for comfoit and convenience. In requesting tue patronage of the public' we f el assured that we can offer as thorough a course, of instruction and as careful train ing :n manners and morals as any school in the country. The standard of scholarship is high ; the moral tone of the pupils most excellent. Terms, invariably half in advance. Board, with English Tuition, ?100 01 Music, with use of Instrument, 30 00 Vocal, Id 00 I.ananag. s, each, 10 00 Tuition lor day pupils lu, P, !--, accord ing to advancement. Boarders furnish tbeir own iowels and table napkins. Charges made from date of entrance, after which no deduction, except lor extreme sickness, and iu no case for less than one month. M. F. PENDER.. References Rt. Rev. J. W. Atkinson; Rev. J. B. Cheshire, D. D.; Hon. Geo. How ard ; W. M. Pippen. Esq.; W. H. Johnston, Esq.; D. Pender, Esq., Tarboro, N. C. J. A. Engelhard, Wilmington, N. C. Address MRS. GEN. PENDER, Aug G-tf Principal. Lager Beer & ine SALOON. KEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND ALL the Fine W1NE3 and LIQUORS, TO BACCO and CIGARS, next door to J. A Williamson's. ERUARD DEMUTH, Oct. 8, 1875.-tf. Proprietors. Friday, : : : Nov. 5, 1375 ORDINANCES Passed by the N. C. Constitu tional Convention of 1875. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled da ordain, That section two of tho ninth ar ticle of the Constitution, be amend ed by adding the following words : And the children of the white race and the children of the color ed race shall be taught in separate public schools, but there shall be no dis:iirainatioii m-ide in favor of, or to the predjudice of, either race. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, this 30th Sep tember, 1875. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That the following be an addition al section to article two of the Con stitution : Sec. . The members of the Gens eral Assembly of the term for which they have been elected, shall re ceive as a compensation for their services the sum of four dollars per day for eaclday of their Sts a on, for a period not excesding. sixty days ; and should they remain longer in session, they shall serve without compensation. They also shall be entitled to receive ten cents per mile, both while coming to the seat of oovernment and while re-, turning home, the said distance to be computed by the nearest line or route of public travel. The com pensation of the presiding officers of the two Houses, shall be six dols lars per day and mileage. Should an extra session of the General Assembly be called, the members and presiding officers shall receive a like rate of compensation for a period not exbeeding twenty days. liead three times and ratified in open Contention, this the 30th day of September, 1875. The people of North Carolina in cmion assembled do ordain , That section twenty -seven, of Ar ticle two, of the Constitution, be amemded 60 as to read as follows : Section . The terms of office for Senators and members of the House of Representative shall commence at the time of their election. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, this 30th of Sep terabcr, 1875. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That section 29, of Article 2, of the Constitution be amended so as to read as follows : Sec . The election for members of the General Assembly shall be held for the respective districts and coiiuties, at the places where they are now heid, or may be directed hereafter to be held, in such man ner as may be prescribed by law on the first Thursday in August, in the year one thousand eight nun dred and seventyeight and every two years thereafter. But the General Assembly may change the time of holding the election. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, this 30th day of September, 1875. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That section four of Article two, be stricken from the Constitution. Road three times and ratified in open Convention, this 30ch day of September, 1875. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That section eight, of article four, of the Constitution be amended so as to read as follows : The Supreme Court shall consist of a Chief Justice and two Asso ciate Justices. Head three times, and ratified in open Convention, this 80th day of September, lo 5. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, that section eight, of Article four, of the Constitution be amended so as to read as follows : The Judicial power of the State shall be vested in a Court for the trial of Impeachments, a Supreme Court, Superior Courts, Courts of Justices of the Peace, and such oth er Courts inferior to the Scpremo Court as may be established by law. Itead three times and ratified in open Convention, this the 30th day rO.i i -icr 01 oepiemcer, cno. The people of North Carolina in convention assemoiea ao craam That section nine, of Article four of the Censtitution of North Caro' lina be abrogated, and the follow in? substituted therefor : The terms of the Supreme Court shall e held in the city 01 Kaleigh as now, until otherwise provided by the Ueneral Assembly. Bead three times and ratified in open Convention, thi3the 30th day of September, 1875. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That section eight, of Article two, be stricken from the Constitution. Head three times and ratified in open Convention, thi3 the 30th day of September, 1875. Ordinance to add a Section to Ar ticle four, of the Constitution of NcrtharolinaTt'--" ' t- The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That the amendments made to the Constitution of North Carolina by this Convention shall not have the effect to vacate any office now ex isting under the Constitution of the State, and filled, or held, by virtue of any election or appointment un-i der the said Constitution, and the laws of the State make in pursu ance thereof. Head three times and ratified in open Convention, this the 4th day of October, 1875. Ordinance to amend Article four of the Constitution, by striking out Sections twenty-six and twenty seven, and Inserting another in lieu Thereof. The people of North Carolina ia Convention assembled do ordain, That sections twenty-six and twens ty-seven, article four of the Consti tution be stricken out, and insert the following : The Justices of the Supreme Court shall be elected by the qual ified voterts of the State, as is pro vided for the election of members of the General Assembly. They shall hold their offices for eight years. The Judges of Superoir Courts, elected at the first election un!er this amendment, shall be elected in like manner a3 is provided for Jus tices of the Supreme Court, and shall hold their offices for eight years. The General Assembly may, from time to time, provide by law that the Judges of the Su perior Courts, chosen at succeeding election?, rnstettd -of being elected Ujr the voters or me wnoie State, as is herein provided for, shall be elected by the voters of their res pective districts. Head three times and ratified in open Convention, this Oth day of October, 1875. Ordinance to amend, Section one, Article six, of the Constitution. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That section one, article six, of the Constitution, be amended to read a3 follows : Sec. . Every male person, born in the United States, and every male person who has been natural ized, twentyone years old or up ward, who shall have resided in the State twelve months next proceed ing the election, and ninety days in the county in which he offers to vote, shall be deemed an elector. But no person, who upon convic tion or confession in open court, shall be adjudged guilty of felony, or of any other crime infamous by the laws of this State and hereafter committed, shall be deemed an el ector, unless such person shall be restored to the rights of citizenship in a mode prescribed by law. Head three times and ratified in open Convention, this the Oth day of October, 1875. Ordinance to add two Sections lo Article four of the Convention of JSorth Carolina. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That the following sections be add ed to article four of the Constitu tion : Sec. . Any Judge of the Su preme Court or of the Superior Court?, and the presiding officers of such Courts inferior to the Su preme Court as my be established by law, may be removed from office for mental or physical inability tip on a concurrent resolution of two thirds of both houses of the Gener al Assembly. The Judge or presii ding officer, against whom the Gen eral Assembly may be about to proceed, shall receive notice there of, accompanied by a copy of the causes alleged for his removal, at least twenty days before the day on -which either House of the Gen carl Assembly shall act thereon. Sec. . Any Clerk of the Sus preme Court, or of the Superior Courts, or of such Courts inferior to the Supreme Court a3 may be established by law, may be removed from office ior mental or physical inability ; the Clerk of the Supreme Court by the Judges of said Courts, the Clerks of the Superior Courts by the Judge riding the district, and the clerks of such courts infen rior to the Supreme Court as may be established by law, by the pre siding officers of said Courts. The Clerk against whom proceedings are instituted shall receive notice thereof, accompanied by a copy of toe causes alleged for his removal at least ten days before the day ap pointed to act thereon, and the Clerk shall be entitled to an appeal to the next term of the Superior Court, and then to the Supreme Court, as provided in other cases of appeals. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, this the 8th day of October, 1875. Ordinance to amend article seven of the Constitution ly adding another section thereto. The people of North Carolina in Cojiyepvion- assemble - do ordain, That Article seven of the Constitu tion be amended by adding another section thereto, as follows : Section . The General Assem bly shall have full power by statue to modify, change or abrogate tny and all of the provisions of this ar ticle and substitute others in their place, except sections seven, nine and thirteen. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, this Oth day of October, 1875. Ordinance to amend section thirty three, article four, of the Consti tution . The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That section thirtyvthree, Article four, of the Constitution, be amend ed to read as follows: Section . The several Justices of the Peace shall have jurisdiction, under such regulations as the Gen eral Assembly shall prescribe, of civil actions founded on contract, wherein the sum demanded shall not exceed two hundred dollars, and where.n the title to real estate shall not be in controversy ; and cf all criminal matters arising within their counties where the punishment can not exceed a fine of fifty dollars, or imprisonment for thirty days. And the General Assembly may give to Justices of the Peace jurisdiction of other civil actions, wherein the val ue of the property in controversy does not exceed fifty dollars. When an issue of fact shall be found ber fore a Justice, on demand of either party thereto he shall cause a iury of six men to be summoned who shall try the same. The party against whom iudsment snail be renuerea in any civu action may l appeal to tlR Superior Uourt Irom the same. In all cases of a crimi nal action, the party against whom judgment is given may appeal to the Superior Court, where the matter shall be heard anew. In all cases brought before a Justice, he shall make a record of the proceedings, and file the same with the Clerk of the Superior Court for his county. Head three times and ratified m open Convention, tlm 7th day of October, 1875. Ordinance to amend article eleven, ly adding an additional section thereto. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That section one, Article eleven, of the Constitution of this State, be amended by adding at the end of said section, as follows : The foregoing provision for im prisonment with hard labor shall be construed to authorize the employ ment of such convict labor on public works, or highways, or other labor for public benefit, and tho farming out thereof where and in such man ner as may be provided by law ; but no convict shall be larmed out who has been sentenced on a charge of murder, manslaughter, rape, at tempt to commit rape, or arson. Provided, That no convict whose labor may be farmed out shall bo punished for any failure of duty as a laborer except by a responsible officer of the State ; but the convicts so farmed out shall be at all times under the supervision and control, as to their government find disip line, of the Penitentiary Board, or some officer of this State. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, this 9th clay of October, 1875. Ordinance to amend Article four, of the Constitatwn, vy adding an additional section thereto. The people of Noith Caralina in Convention assembled do ordain, That a new section be added to ar ticle four, of the Constitution, as follows : Section . Incase the General Assembly shall establish other courts inferior to the Supreme Court, the presiding officers and clerks thereof shall be elected in such manner us the General Asseni bly may from time to time prescribe, and they shall hold their offices for a term net exceeding eight years. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, this 11th day of October, loto. Ordinance to amend Article four teen of the Constitution, prohibi ting intermarriage of the races. Tho people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That a new section be added to Ar ticle fourteen of the Constitution, as fallows : Sec. . All marriages between a white person and a negro, or be tween a white person and a person of negro descent to the third genc- ration inclusive, are hereby forever prohibited. Read threo times and ratified in open Convention, this 11th day of October, A. D. 1875. Ordinance to amend section tweuty four, article one, of the Constitu tion. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That the following words be added at the end of section twenty -four, Article one at the Constitution ; Nothing herein contained Bhall justify the practice cf oh'ryicg c;,. cealed weapons, or prevent the Leg islature from enacting penal statutes against said practice. Read three times and ratified in open Convention, tho 11th day of October, 1S75. Ordinance to amend section thirty one. Article four, of the Coyisti tution. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That that section thirty-one, article four, cf the Constitution of this State, be stricken out and the fol lowing inserted in i.s stead, to wit : All vacancies occurring in the offices provided for by this article of this Constitution shall be filled by the appointments of the Govern or, unless otherwise provided for, and the appointees shall hold their place3 until tho next regular elec tion for members of the General Assembly, when, elections shall be held to fill such offices. If any person, elected or appointed to any of said offices, shall neglect and fail to qualify, such office shall be ap pointed to, held and filled as provi ded in case of vacancies occurring therein. All incumbents of said offices shall hold until their success sors ar qualified. Read three times and ratified in open Convention this the 11th day of October, 1875. Ordinance to Provide for the Pay ment of the mileage and per diem of the Officers, Members and Em ployces of this Convention. Bo it ordained by tha people of North CnroHni in. uomuiuu, j.nat tno oilicars, lnembera and employees of this Convention, Till - - . snail tie paid as follows President six dallara per day : Members, four dollars per day, Principal Secretary, six dollars per day ; Assistant Secro -tary, six dollars per day; Engross ing and Enrolling Clerks, each, five dollars per day; ereant at-Arms and Doorkeepers, each, five dollars per day ; Pages, ono dollar per day. In addition to tho per diom compen sation heroin allowed, all said officers rnembora and employees shall ba al lowed mileage at tho rate of ten cents per milo for every milo traveled from respeetivo places of residence to tho Capitol ia the city of Raleigh, and' returning by tho most usual routo of travel. That the amounts to which any of the aforesaid officers, members and employees shall be entitled, shall bo paid by tho Treasuror of tho Ktato on the warrant of the Auditor, who shall issuo the sanio on the certificate of the President of the Convention, as to tha number of days service and number of miles for which mileago is duo. Head and ratified in open Conven tion, this 2"M day of September, 187". Ordinance ta amend Article Four Section ten of the Constitution, cf Xorth Carolina. The people of North Carolina in Convention assembled do ordain, That Article four section ten of the Constitution be amended to road as follows ; And tho jurisdiction of said Court over "issues of fact" and questions of fact shall be tho same ex-jreised by it before the adoption of the Con stitution of one thousand eight hun dred and sixty-eight and tho Court shall have the power to issuo any remedial writs necessary to give it a general supervision and control over the proceeding of tho inferior Courts. Pead three times and ratified in opon Convention this 11th day of October 1875. The Cosing Pashicn. These old fogies who have groan ed as they saw their wives and daughters shrink before their eyes from the full proportions of the hoop skirt of twelve or fifteen years ago, to the present skimped "ties back" skirt, will now have a new grievance. The Pari3 fashion ma kers arc about to introduce geom etrical, zoological and floral designs on drcpses, and Mrs. Grundy will presently uppear in a brocade gown, sprinkled profusely with lions, tigers, panther?, griffins, monsters anl chimeras dire. The mother of a family will present rather a startling spectacle to her younger children, arrayed in such a dress, or in another 'exquisitely pretty,' in which 'various insects are intro . duced;' but this new mode will en able careful mammas, to unke self gratification with the instruction of their children, by illustrating their dresses wua objects natural and artificial aud making a kind ot kindergarten of themselves. We read of a 'most lovely pattern,' the jrincipal figures in which are keys, about three inches long.