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VOL. 54.
NO. 44.
iff Ait ftiiM ft ft
imp ip jimp Willi
Mamr Fred. Philips.
Commissioners Jesse A. Williamson, Ja
c b t'eldenheiiner, Daniel W. liurtt, Alex.
MrCabe, Joseph Cobb.
liurst. Chief of Police John W. Cotten.
ASSISTANT Police J. T. Moo e Jas. E.
huonsou, AUiwore Macnair.
Superior Court Clerk and Probate Judge
I. h. Staton, Jr.
It,-jister of Deeds Ales, McCaV.
Sheriff Joseph Cobb.
Treasurer Hobt. II. Austin.
Surveyor Johu E. Baker.
Standard Keeper J. B. Hyatt.
S 'houl Examiners. II. H. Shaw,
Wm. A.
Duggan and R. 8. Williams.
Keeper Poor House Wm. A. Dupsan.
( 'om mix si oners Jno. Lancaster, Chairman,
Wilov Well, J. B. V. Norville, Frank Dew,
M. Exem. A. McCabc, Clerk.
I, .vivo Tarboro' (dailyl at
Arrive at Tarboro' (daily) at
ft W. 11. K.
10 A.M.
3 30 P. 31.
I.o.ivi? Tarboro' (daily) at - - 6 A. M.
Arrive at Tarhoro' (daily) at
G P.
;hts and the Place of Electing-.
rhc Mi
Concord K. A. Chapter No. 5, N. M. Law
rence, High Priest, Masonic Hall, monthly
convocations first Thursday in evury mouth at
1U o'clock A. M.
Concord Lodire 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.
llcpiton Encampment No. 13, I. O. O. F.,
I. H. Palamountaiu, Chief Patriarch, Odd Fel
;o'.vs' Hall, meets every first and third Thurs
day of each month.
E 1 'tvoiube Lodire No. 5", I. O. O. P.,
T. W.Tolcr, N. G., Odd Fellows' Hall,
:i ci v;ry Tuesday night.
F-iccombe Council No. 122, Friends of
(".m-ienine?, meet everv Friday night at the
),!.l Fellows' Hail.
Advance Lodge No. 2S, I. O. G T., meets
r rv Wednesday night at there Hall.
Z.moah Lodire, No. 235, I. O. B. B., meet
an lirst and third Monday night of every
month at Odd Fellows' Hall, A. Whitloek,
Eoiwopal Church Services ovei v Sandav
it 10 o'clock A. M. and 5 P. M. ' Dr. J. B.
(.he-hire, Rector.
M-thndist Church Services every Fourth
Sunday ol every month, morning and nifrht.
1: 3'iiid iy at niirht and 5th Suuday at night.
Rev. Mr. Swindell, Pastor.
P,;-sbvterian Church Services every 1st,
3rd and 5th Sabbaths. Rev. T. J. Allison,
Pastor Weekly Prayer meeting, Thurs
;i iy niht
Missionary Baptist Church Services the
4th Sumlav in every moith, morning and
ni;:!it. Rev. T. R. Owen, Pastor.
Primitire Baptist Church Services lirst
;gurday and Sunday of each month at 11
Adams' Hotel, corner Main and Pitt Sts.
0. F. Adams, Proprie.or.
Southern Express Ollice, on Maia Street,
Ues every morning at 9 o'clock.
N. M. Lawrence, Agent.
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
if Collections a, Specialty. ua
Ollice next door to the Southerner ollice.
July 2, 1S75. tf
Office at the Old Bank Building on
Trade Street. jc25-tf.
A i
Attorneys and Counselors at Law.
lf Prac.ice in all the Courts. iState ind
Federal. nov.5-ly.
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
l"P Attends to the transaction of bnsi-nf-t
in all the Courts, State and Federal.
Nov. 5, 1875. ly
Attorney and Counselor at Law,
EjgT Practices in Courts of adjoining coun
ties, in the i! f-deral aud supreme Courts.
Nov. 5, 1875. ly
Vill practice in the Courts of the 2nd
Ju licial Dist-i t. Collections made Id any
pari of the Uaie,
Office in Iron Front Building, Pit
Pireet, rear of A. Whitloek & Co's.
Jan. 7, 1876. If
Counsellor and Attorney at Law,
WW Practices in all tLe State Courts.
March 24, 176.
H. & W. L. THORr,
Attorneys and Counselors at Law,
f JRACTICE8 in the counties of Edge
E cotubc, Halifax, Nash and Wilson, and
.u the Supreme Court North Carolina, also
in the United States District Court at Raleigh
Surgeon Dentist,
?2aJn Street,
IW All work
v.arranted to give entir
Dr. G. L. Shackelford,
TAUB0R0', N. C.
fe opm'Ue Adams'1 Jlotcl, over S. S. Nash
Co's Store.
Care of children's teeth and Plate work a
March 17, 1S7G. ly
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ucw edition of "The Pionkek" e,eut free
everywhere. Address O. F. DAVIS, Land
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.trices. For description, &c, address
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GEO P. ROWyLLit CO., 41 Park How,
ew lork.
IT ATI fill i
HE ADAMS' HOTEL, formerlv the
Edgecombe Houe," is still open for
the accommodation ot the traveling public at
the low rate of
Two Dollars per Day.
The Pioprietor will suue to the citizens of
Tarboro, that he does not intend to he run
oil with regard to private hoard, that be pro
poses if he can get a iot of regular boarders
by the wi ck, payable- weekly, that be will
board tlicm for
S3.50 per Week,
strictly cash at the end of the week for table
oar.i and fi.oO each per wecic for man and
fe, with good room they luri.ishh.g their
own lights and fuel.
Those wishing Board at these rates cuu be
aceommoaa' eu. O. i. AiJA.virr,
Aug. 1, l-7ii.-lf.
Board.ia.ff House.
rRS. v.
ect 1'u 11 v
I a
Boarding Housoiu Tarboro,
ou the corner
ot Bank and Pitt Streets.
Good f are, PleaMa.nl Kooitm, Couf-it
table Heds. Board JLoneratc.
Feb. 19, 1S75. ly
Pest Poison isnot only
iKa S"1' Scrfl aaa dap DESTS0YES
SOt the Colorado Beetle or Potato
m S,BCd, but of aij. insbcti which prey
on i uKtuuoii tui ua mi vobm
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and other Poisons, It can be entirely dissolved In
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ro Pi.amtb. Nor L' Asoiicci to Vie, Kever Fails
n Trill r.oKTS mori 9H Cests an Ache. Put up
In halrlb. boxes, tncrafjn lortwo acres. rrao
Cents Send for Circular, ftiaae omy oy uie
P. 0. BOA" 3139. HEW I0EK,
Prices Low Down for Cash
DISSOLVED BuNE. prepared expressly for
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Jupt publishrd, a new edition
of Dr. Cclverwell s Cele
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Losses, Impotency, Mental and Physical in
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This Lecture should be in me canas
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Sent under seal, in a plain envelope, to
any address, poU paid, on receipt of six cents
or two postage stamps.
Address the Publishers,
127 Bowery, New York ; P. O. Sox, 45aS
Manufacturer of and wholesale dealer in
iV.c, eke.
Alto a large Stock of Carnage Materials.
Nos. 14, 16, 24 end 2ti.Union Street.
Norfolk, Va.
April, 7 1S76. ly.
Old Reliable Jewelry Store,
Arthur C. Freeman,
1C0 Maiu St., Norfolk, Va.,
offers to the citizens of Edgecombe and sur
rounding country, a full line of
Diamonds, Plain Gold Wedding and Engage
mcut Rings, Bridal Presents, &c.
My facilities are such that being connect
ed with one of the largest Importing Houses
in this Country, and buying exclusively for
cash, enables me to ctfer
SeuJ your or:rs to me, and you will save
15 to 20 y 1 cei-t. Should the goods not tuit
money will be refunded.
Jeweler, Norfolk, Va.
Highly Important, I emnloy none but
the most skillful Workmen in the Repairing
of Watches and Jewelry, aud if you wish to
nave vour watches repaired urouerlv and
atisfaction given, send them to me by Ex
press carefully packed in cotton.
now readr to suiolv the Dcoiiie of Tar-
oro and vicinity with all kinds of
Bread, Oakt'3,
French and Plain
NiUg, Fruits,
mbracing every thing usually kept in a First
Class Estallishmert. of tbe kind.
i'haukful for the liberal patronage of the
past the undersigned asks a continuation,
with the promise of satisfaction.
Private Familirs enn al "rnvs l;avo
their Cakes Baked here at short
est notice.
Orders for Parties & Balls
promptly filled. Call and examine our stock,
next, door to Bank of New Hanover.
Nov.-l.-ly. JACOB WEBER.
THERE has just been opened by an experi
enced Artist a fine Photograph GUlerv.
aud he. iruarantees satisfaction to every
woman ami child, liis pictures are as trood
as eau be
any a here, aud they who v.ict to be
sure ot a good picture, 6houid visit his
On IVXnin Street,
where they can get any kind of a picture
known to the Art for prices to snit the times.
riclures are lurnisliea in inaia ink, Crayon,
Pastel, Oil or Water Colors. Copying old
pictures ( enlarging to any size) a specialty.
S. u. i'OOL,
Rocky Mount, N. C.
July 2S, 1S7C. 3m
A large lot for sale cheap for cash. Aleo
Furniture made to order, by
Call and see before you purchase.
promptly attended to.
Keeps on hand and makes to order, Maho
any, Walnut, Poplar ai.d Pine Cofhns.
Also ou hand a full line of METALIC CA
SES. Hearse for hire on burial occasions.
83?" Terms ca?h.
Jan. 1, l7G.-ly. J. E. UTMMO NS.
Brufi; Faulkner & Co,,
Wholesale Dealers in
Foreign and Domestic Dry
Good, Notions & White
j. e. Buff, ) Baltimore.
ii. Faulkner,
Wm. It. Hallctt,
Engineer's and Surveyor's
f will open an oflice for Engineenug and
Surveying its Tarboro ou September 1st,
when I will be prepared to do any work in
my profession for tie citizens of Edgecombe
aud adjacent counties.
Having had eight years practical experience
in my profession, 1 can promise accurate and
satisfactory work. For any farther informa
tion, call at the oflice of S. S. Nash fc Co.
HENRY S. NABlt, Jli.
Tarboro, Aug. 4, 1870. tf-
Oct. 13, 1S76
Our ITevYGrk Letter-
New Youk, Oct. 6.
Editor Southerner: L. Edwia
Dudley the Secretary of the Boys
in Blue, has been writing letters to
all the posts of the Grand Army
of the Republic throughout the Uni
ted State?, requesting them to use
their exertions in favor of tho elec
tion of Hayes and Wheeler by pass
ing resolutions at their meetings
and assisting in every way in their
A great many of the answers are
unfavorable and say plainly that
members of the Grand .krmy of the
Republic will not consider them
selves as belonging ti any palitical
organization, and decline absolutely
to take any action in tbe matter.
The truth of the matter is, that
a very hrge number of the mem
bers of the Grand Army of the Re
public are supporters of Tilden.
Even those members who are sup
porters of Hayes resent this at
tempt to turn their organization to
partisan uses. Among the refusals
received are several from the State
of Massachusetts, where there is
a very general movement of the
soldiers in favor of Tilden and Ad
The libelous New York Times
puhlished recently a malicious false
hood about Governor Tilden in con
nection with some furniture, which
he bought from a firm named Pet
tier & Stymis, alleging that he had
failed to pay for it, and finally took
advantage of the Statute of Limita
tion to avoid settling part of the
1'esterday the Times published
a letttr for Mr. Hall, who was at
that time counsel for Totter & Sty
mu3, utterly refuting tho charge,
and also one from Mr. McLean, at
torney for Governor Tilden, setting
forth the truth io detail. The
Times, to award a libel suit, was
obliged to publish both letrera, but
did so wUh as much ill-grace as pos
At Kansas City the other day, a
pile of more than ten bushels of
Democratic uail matter was round
in an outhouse of the Po3t Office,
where ic had beca thrown by the
postmaster. All Democratic pa
pers are tampered with in tho mails
in that State. This appears to be
general, and is o doubt authorized
or connived at by the postal author
ities at Washington. It should on
ly be necessary to mention such
facts to insure prompt remedy to
be applied on the re-assembling of
General Dix has lately appeared
in the character of a furious assail
ant of Governor Tilden, whom
he accuses of rank disloyalty and
almost every .other imaginable
crime. Of all New Yorker3 none
is more responsible for succession
and its terrible cousequences than
General John A. Dix. He, in every
way, invited and encouraged the
South to secede, and declared, in
the strongest possible language,
that if the South needed aid in
maintaining their rights of the in
troduction of slavery into Territo
ries, and peaceable secession from
the Union at will,, he would aid the
movement and take up arms if nec
essary. At a meeting in Pine street
in December, 18G0, he sail, '1
other means fail, let us divide fair
ly what we have and what we own,
and separate in peace.' He even
exceeded Tremain, of .Albany, now
a most violent Republican, in his
pro-slavery and pro-Southern ten
dencies. At the meeting referred
to his expressions were so violent,
and so far beyond the views of those
who were present that gentles
men now prominent leaders of the
Democratic party, felt called upon
to rise and protest. It was precise
ly men like General Dix, who en
couraged secession m every way
and held out to the South delusive
promises to our civil war.
The service of the venerable
General were not sufficiently distin
guished to wipe out such a record,
and he cannot complain if it is quo
ted against him now that to fasten
upon others tho sentiments which
they then rebuked ana he proclaim
The Democrats arc much encour
aged by the immense success of the
soldiers' meeting at Indianapolis,
which has so far outshone the af
fair of tho Blue Boys there, as to
make radical demonstration sink
into insignificance.
No such elaborate preparations
were made for the Democratic gath
ering as for the other ; but it is a
noticeable fast that the Democrats
turn out with more enthusiasm for
Tilden and Jiendricks than the Re
publicans do for iZayca and Wheeler.
She was christened Fanny Ann
and her last name was Jones.
Not that she had any particular
right to it for I took har out of tho
poor-house, but every one must
have a name, you know. And when
Mr. Jones left this wicked world,
and I took a few select boarders
a thing I'd never thought of in the
world why I needed help. But
yeu may be as good to those char
ity children, and never get anything
but trouble for it. You couldn't
tell what I did for that girl. She
was bound to me until she wa3 six
teen, and I felt ft my-daty. She
always wore nice long aprons that
covered her from her neck to her
toes, and good cow hide boots. 1
never allowed her to be idle. She
.was up at five, washing windows
and making fires, and in the evens
ing I made her sew and knit. She
never had a lazy moment, so that
can't account for her wickedness;
but as for being pretty no, indeed.
My Lavina was pretty; she wasn't.
Viny and Fanny Ann were just tho
same age.
It was when Viny was sixteen
tha tj Senator Spriggins came to board
at my house. A splendid man he
was, about thirty, and just ad hand
some a3 a picture.
Viny, says I to my girl, 'how
would you like to be a Senator's
lady ?'
'Oh ma pays she 'go away !'
'Queerer things have happened,
'Viny,' say3 1. 'Just do your pret
tiest. The senator is in and out a
good deal, and you might as well
see something of him; and, I'm sure,
I owe enough for j'our things for
you to wear 'em.'
So Viny dressed herself in her
best every day. And she was a
girl to bo proad of white hands,
small waist; never had dono a thing
for herself; didn't know how to take
a stitch; for I wouldn't have her
prick her fingers a genuine lady.
It didn't surprise me that the
senator wanted to read poetry to
her very soon.
'Fanny Ann,' said I, 'you can
pui on your pink calico, and sit aud
sew in Miss Viny's parlor every
afternoon.' You seo 1 always was
particular. 1 wouldn't have a thing
ssid about my daughter. I Hrew
enough for that.
So I lot Fanny sit and sew ic the
room or uropi'icvT suJce. t man
don't mind a little servant girl,
you know, and he'd known that I
kept watch over my daughter. And
so I felt quite cafe, vlnd I must
say that he grew fonder and fonder
of reading. Tho verses got into
stupid Fanny linn's head, and 1
heard her saying them over to her
self as she worked about the kitch
en of a morning. Sentimental
verses they were and says I to my
self: 'if he reads that sort of stuff
to Viny, he's pretty well gone.'
'Mrs. Senator Spriggins.7 I kept
saying to myself. 'And Mrs. Sena
tor Spriggin's ma.'
Well, I'd always expected a good
deal of beauty like Viny, but not
quite this. 1 used to try to get
Viny to talk, but she woukln t.
'He a well enough, she used to
say: out l clon t care mueo. about
him. lo's heavy; and I don't like
so much poetry. Sometimes I
nearly go to sleep.'
'If or sname I said 1.
'Don't you want to go to Wash
ington and be introduced at the
White House, and wear diamonds :
'I'd like diamonds,' Viny U3ed
to say. 'but 1 think Jack Scoop, at
the grocery, is nicer than the sena
'But vou won't refuse him?'
Says I.
' Wait till ho asks me, says Viny
Well, I begun to despair, she was
so hard to manage; but one day,
when I wa3 beating eggs for a pud
dine. Fannv .Ann. came close to
me, and said :
'Oh. nleasa Mrs. Crabannle, I'd
like to ask a question,'
'4. A.
Yes: then ask it, Fanny,' says I.
'Well,' savs she, 'what should
you think if a gentleman said
young sin was an ange
Tu:it he is m love with her, says
'Indifhe sighed and said, hie
future iiuppiness depended on one
little word ; asked i1 anny
'That he mean: to offer, of course,
says I.
'Ye3,' says Fanny, 'I think 60
myself; only I wasn't sure.'
'iZave you heard any one say
such things?' says I.
She nodded.
'Who?' says 1.
'The Senator,' says she.
'You are a good girl for telling
me,' says 1. '2've no doubt things
arc all coming right, and if Miss
Viny goes to Washington, perhaps
she'll take you for her maid.'
'Do youthink3o Mrs. Crabappie ?
How very delightful ! said Fanny,
in such a queer way, and ran out
of the kitchen: but though I felt
angry at her I couldn't tell just
why, and I was tickled to death
over Vmy's prospects.
'Twouldn't be long now before
he proposed, I knew; and 1 kept
talking to her about Washington,
and asking Fanny Ann questions
on the sly, praising Viny to the
senator, andjdoing my duty in every
way, until at last one evening com
ing up stairs with the towels, the
senator came out from amongst the
other boarders in the parlor and
says he :
'Madam, may 2 have a word with
you ?'
Then 1 turned quite faint, and
said :
'Yes, sir; of course.'
Wo went into the little sewing
room at the end of the hail, and he
sat down on a chair.
Madam,' said he after a pause,
'I am going to ask you to give me
something very precious, that has
been placed by providence iri your
charge. I suppose you have seen
that I have given my heart away;
and though my friends may think I
have stooped a little, there is no
doubt in mind that I do well.'
'Well Senator Spiggins,' says I,
'I don't deny 1 have seen what was
going on; but though poor, I must
say, that a better family '
'No matter,' says he. 'King Co
, 7 really didn't think itwas King
Cole, but King somebody wooed a
beggar-maid '
'.Beggar3, indeed!' says I to mys
self; 'but I wouldn't stand in Viny's
'You've spoken to her?' says I.
'Yes,' says he, 'she loves me.'
'Then you have my copsent and
blessings,' says I.
'And any loss you may meet with
in consequence I will make good,'
says he.
'Hey?' says I.
'I understand she belongs to you
until she's eighteen,' says he.
' A. daughter belongs to a moth
er's heart all her life,' says I.
'A daughter?' says he.
'Yes,' says I.
'I think you have misapprehend7
cJ me, says he. 'I was not allud
ing to Miss Crabappie. I I spoke
of Fanny Ann.'
'i didn't say nothing ntore. I
was sort of stunned.
'My bound girl?' says I, after a
'We shall be married next week,'
says he; 'and I shan't be ashamed
of my little wife. She is a natural
lady; and, as I said, any los3 ycu
may sustain '
But there I lost command of my--Ijoiil
bngan t.n iA hiDIJvhat I
thought of him, and my opinion or
that brazen Fanny Inn.
d; an
- -'
thev were
a now
i r
Senator Spir
Tin s
say she s ever so
stylish and Lakes on mighty airs;
but I never could get any sympathy
rom V iny. Sue married bcroggins,
the grocer, soon after, and will set
up for happy.
'It ianny Ann could put up with
that solemn senator, she's welcome
to him,' 6ays she. 'J've always
iked dear Scrog; but I have a
mother's feelings, ma'am, an no
one knows how 1 suffer when Mrs.
Senator Spiggins drives by in her
coach !
Colored Voters in the South.
We advise the colored voters in
tho Southern States to Bupport the
deinocratiec State and local tickets.
They will prebably, in gsuoral, want
to vote for Governor Hays, and this
they can easily do at tho same time
that they vote for the democratic
local and State tickets. It is time
lor them to exercise discrimination
in their voting. To "vote the straight
ticket 13 not, as they have Deeu
taught by corrupt whito men, the
highest duty ot an American citizen.
They may reasonably say that they
prefer a republican federal adminis
tration ; but m such btates as boutii
Carolina, Louisiana and Mississippi,
they ought to see that they have been
iu local politic only the instrument of
bad men, who mislead them and use
them foi- purposes antagonistic to thier
own interest and to thoso of tho com
munities of which they are a part.
Senator Boutwell, one of the most
zealous and watchful friends of the
Southern colored men, was so im
pressed with the condition of Missis
sippi politics that he advised the col
ored leaders in that state to nomi
nate none but leading whito men of
character and standing in the commu
nity, native born and property owners,
to the offices and to support these
laithfuuv. xhis was sound a i vice.
If thoy do this they will give the State
peaco and themselves the good will
oi' the whole community. So in South
Carolina, General Hampton, ono of
tho foremost citizens of the State sol-
emly and publicly pledges himself
that, if he is chosen Governor, ho
will exocute impartial justice between
white and black and seo that the col
ored people are secure in all their
rights in every part of the State.
We advise the colored man to take
him at his word and give him a trial.
He promises more than Governor
Chamberlain haa performed, and ho
has the ability to do what he says.
In Louisiana there can be no doubt
of tho duty of colored voters; they
ought to support the couservative
State ticket and put down the corrupt
republican ring which has eo long
kept tha State in turmoil. If the
colored voters in these States should
declare openly that they mean to
vote lor H ayes, but that they will
every where support the local demo
cratic tickets, they would put a new
iaco on the campaign m tho South,
and they would only be doing, after
all, what honest white republicans in
Louisiana and Mississippi have been
doing tor several years. JS. Y. Herald.
Tin Niggins After His Honsy Moon-
Seems to me things have changed
somewhat ! Seems to mo so bust
me if it don't ! I've been married
near six months now, and the fact
is, Susan showed the least bit more
temper than I thought she had ; in
fact to speak tho right down truth,
she's knocking things about general
for the past two months, and kick
ed up the old boy in particular !
She's slang the cat through the win
dow by the tail, and would cast mo
out by the heels, if I hadn't walk
ed out in a fast run.
She's goot cross as four sticks,
and says she will use half a dozen
sticks on my back if I don't quit
smoking in the house.
And she threatened to throw the
boot jack down my throat last night,
because I spit in the fire. If she'd
done that I suppose I'd have the
coHc or the boot jack cramp.
'Timothy P. Niggins," says I to
mysels says I, 'you've gone and done
it, you've put your foot into it, and
you've got to put up with the cons
sequences, you have. Come what
will, you can't get out of it you
A girl looses her beauty mighty
quick alter she gets to a Mrs Su
san Sunflower, who before was as
pretty aswenus; but jist as soon as
I married her, her skin turned yel
low, her eyes lost their beauty, her
nair got tnin, she s jist got to be
the shape of an ale cask she has
by jingo !
And oh ! what a temper she's
got ! Never knowed her to be mad
before I married her, never knowed
her to offer to throw the stove or
chair down anvbodv's throat, no.
till she was Mrs. Niggins ! J.unt
says she'll come all right after a
while ; but I don't see why she can't
bo all right now, I don't, if she
don't improve soon tho Lord help
'Jist spit in the
are again, snys
sne to me
'jist do it
again, and I'll throw this stick of
wood down your throat ! What did
I marry yoa for? To run around
arter you and make up the fire al
ter you had spit it out ? Yon tor
mented beast ! Did I marry you to
slave and work for you while you
smoke and chaw and chaw and
saacke and spit in the firo ? There's
there's them chickens I had to feed
too, there's Ben Dykes' hog into
the garden and dug up my tseed
beets, and you never saw it ; there's
that old rooster scratched up my
onion bed, and you never saw it
JLnd you never see nothiuz
ort to see, and see everything you
ort'nt to see ! There's An Buster,
who was over here yi3terday, I saw
you wink at her ! I saw you, Tim
Niggins! Don't you say youdidn't!
I saw you, I saw you I .'
-J n-.j i i w -
Colored Brother.
At a democratic meeting at
Batesburg, S. C, held tho 5th inst,
Tom Watson, a colored man and a
hard-working field hand formulated
the situation in regard to the col
ored people of the South, in the
following brave and sensible
The Radicals have been ruling
this Government for ten years, and
their motto has been 'lie cheat and
steal,' and to-day there is no money
in the country. My colored friends,
we have to labor hard every day to
get bread for our children; we have
to go barefooted and in our shirt
sleeves. I went to Edgefield the
other day and went into Lawrence
Kain's (a leading white Radical)
palace, and I saw a carriage for his
baby that cost $100 in New York,
and he had a white girl to roll it.
W7hen his wife walked across the
floor, she was dressed so fine you
could hear her "rattling "a hun
dred yards. J tell you, my colored
friends, the Radical party is rotten.
They have been ruling thirteen
States, twelve of them have rotted
down, and the sills under the thir
teenth (South Carolina) are rotten
and it will fali on the 7th of No
vember. There is no such a thing
a3 party now ; it is honesty butting
against rascality, and I tell you
rascality has got to get out of the
way. I have been voting the rad
ical ticket tor the past ten years,
and white folks, I will tell you why
1 did it. These here carpet oag-
rors and Rfalawars came around
and told me to give them olucc- and
they would tax you so that you
would have to sell your land, and
then we could buy it. I thought it
would be very nice to have a hig
plantation, and I voted for them
aud told them to stick on tho tax.
They stuck on the tax they got
the land, fine horses, fine clothes
and plenty of money but I have
never got anything trom them yet.
I tell you another falsehood they
have been telling tne eolored iolks
They tell us that as soon as Up
Democrats get into power they will
nut us back into slavery. I tell
vou my colored friends, that it is
impossible. The whole woriu is
against slavery. The Constitution
oi the United States forbids it, and
the whito people could not put you
into slavery if they would, and they
wouldn't it they could.
At the conclusion of hi3 remarks
Tom came forward to the front of
the stand, with all the eagerness of
his hoDest soul, cried out: "All
of you honest colored men come up
here. Give mo your hand and God
your heart, and let's havo an hon
est government." A number of
colored men were immediately en
rolled in the Democratic club.
a Deserter's Wife thinks
. Rufus L. Powell, of Swift Creek
township, made us tho following
st tement yesterday:
Mrs. Pleasants, who lives six
miles from Raleigh, was the widow
Garner when she married Bovcrly
Pleasants. Pleasants was a desert
er all through the war, was caught
several times, and got away each
time. During the war Mrs Pleas
ants moved to Clayton to live with
her mother, and one day there came
a notice that Governor Vance would
give transportation to all deserters
to get to their commands free of
punishment, and some officers camo
to her house and told her Vance said
if she didn't tell where her husband
was she should go to camp. She
replied if that wa3 so she would go
to camp, but m.tead ot doing so
she went at once to Governor Vanco
and he told her to go back horae.
and the first man that came to in
terfere with her, to take an axe or
gun, or anything s'.e could get
hold of and kill him that was his
order. She told him they wouldn't
allow her to draw government sew
ing, anu he gave her an order to
the commissary for fifty dollars'
worth of goverment sewing, and she
drew it through the bailance of the
war. She couldn't get cotton, and
Varce gave Ler an order on Camp
Mangum for twenty dollars worth
of cotton, and 'Yes,' says Mrs.
Pleasants, 'if I was a man I would
vote for Governor Vanco at the
risk of my life.'
'This statement,' concluded Mr.
Powell, 'was made mo by Rufus
Garner, a ton of Mrs. Pleasants,
who is at work with mo now. He
is nineteen years of age, and told
me this last week. Strange to say
Beverly Pleasants is a blue-black
republican, and has six brothers,
every one of them good democrats.',
lial. sentinel.
"An Inqusitive Eoy.
A Brownsville young man called
on his intended tho other evening,
and, while waiting for her to make
her appearance, he struck up a con
versation with his prospective brother-in-law.
After a while, the boy
asked :
'Docs galvanized
'I really can't say,' answered the
amused young man, and silence
reigned for a few
the boy resumed :
'Kin you play
moments when
checkers with
your nose :
'No, I've not acquired that ac-c-
'Well, you'd better learn, you
hear me ?'
'Why ?'
'Cause, Sis says that you don't
know as much as a galvanized nig
ger, but yer dad's got lots o'
stamps, and she'll marry you any.,
how ; and she said, when the got
aholt of the old man's sugar, she
was goin' to all the Fourth of July
perceshuns an' ice-cream gum-sucks,
and let you stay at home to play
checkers with that holly-hock nose
of ycurn.'
And when 'Sis' got her hair ban
ged and came in, she found thepar
lor deserted by all save her brother,
who was innocently tying the tail
of two kittens together, 'nd
Seven Reasons why the Amendments
Should b3 Adopted.
1. The adoption of the amend
ments restores the law-making pow
er to the people nips the rapidly
growing and dangerous prerogative
ot the Governor aud turns over to
the people's representatives the man
agement supervision and control of
the railroads anu charitable and
penal institutions of the State.
2. Restricts the sessions of the
legislature to sixty days, at four
dollars per day.
3. Reduces the number of su-p-enie
court judges from five to
4. Reduces the number of superior
court judges from twelve to nine.
5. Excludes thieves from the bal
lot box.
G. Saves the tax payers of tho
State more than one hundred thous
and (100,000) dollars a year on
the Legislature and judiciary at the
lowest figure thoy have cost since
the war; and three hundred and
fifty thousand (350,000) dollars on
tho cost of IJ.oldens' two years" ad
ministration. 7. AaH settles for all time lo
come tha agitation and danger of
mixed schools for the white and
blacks the nursery of social equali-
Never in our political history has
thsre been such a gigantic and cun
ning conspiracy against tho fran
chise as the one now being carried
out by the hirelings of the infamous
Cameron Ring.

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