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I 1 ' ,1 I HI'.!, MA 1 1 .? ftlu I Wednesday, Sept. 15, 1869i CITY AND STATE NEWS. Catawba Wine. The Greensboro' Patriot states that Dr. Benbow of that place will make this season 1500 gallons of Catawba Wine. The Seventh installment of ten per cent on the capital stock of the N. W. K. C. Railroad will be due on the 2nd day of Oc tober next The Wilmington and Weldon Railroad Company contemplate building a branch track from Wilson to some point on the Xeuse river. So says the Southerner. Blanks. A full assortment of magistrate's, sheriffs, constable's, solicitor's and all kinds of legal blanks kept constantly on hand and for sale at wholesale and retail at the Standard office. The Rutherford Vindicator says : "There was a heavy frost in Transylvania county on the 7th of August, doing considerable dam age to the growing corn, and in some places completely killed it i . KECToasnrp Tendered. The Goldsboro' 3fessenger chronicles the fact that Rev. H. A. Skinner of New Berne has been tendered the Rectorship of St Stephen's Church, Goldsboro', vice Rev. G. W. Stickcy, re sicmcd. , Returned IIoiik. We learn trom the Ashcville Pioneer that Hon. A. H. Jones of the 7th District returned to Ashcville on Friday List from a tour over the Pacific Rail road. We arc pleased to hear that his health is good. Chaxge op Cibcdtts. Judges Henry and Cannon have changed circuits. Judge Henry holds Court the present term on Judge Cannon's circuit, while the latter will hold on Judge Henry's. Judge Henry left here for Macon on Monday. AthetiHe Pioneer. Dried Blackberries. We learn from the Winston Sentinel that blackberries are selling in Winston and Salem at ten cenls cash, or fifteen cents in goods. In conse quence of this advance, the country people are bringing their berries to town and busi ness is very brisk. J urisdiction of Magistrates. As a mat ter of information, we are authorized to state that Magistrates have final jurisdiction in no case of larcetiy, bnt simply to discharge or bind over to the Superior Court, such of fenders as may be brought before them. Recent decisions of the Supreme Court, in the case of McLaurin and others, and in the State e. Jarvis, have established this fact . i Hyde Cothty Again on heb Feet. We have reports from the county of Hyde stat ing that the corn crop is as good this year as it ever was. This is saying a good deal, as Hyde, in former days, had the honor of being called the corn crib of North Caro Una. We also have favorable returns from the whole Roanoke section, as well as the Albe marle and Tar River counties. A Beacon Light for the Tempest Tossed. We learn from the New Berne Timet that the foundation of the new Light House at Hattcrasis already completed with a base 40 feet in diameter. The brick work has been carried about 30 feet high, and the work is fast progressing. The light is to be full 200 feet high and when completed will be one of the best light-houses upon our whole coast. More Gold and Copper. The Patriot states that copper and gold have been dis covered on the farm of Alson G. Oakey, within five miles of Greensboro'. A rich vein of mundic was discovered within five feet of the surface, while quarrying rock for building a bridge on the Salem railroad. It b said to be the finest out-cropping of cop per ever discovered so near the surface in this State. Job Printing. Since moving into our new building we have bought a new engine, tv,-o new presses and a large amount of en tirely new material for the job department We keep constantly employed a strong force of the best job printers ic the State, and their work cannot be surpassed in the South. We are prepared to do all kinds of job primV ing, from cards, circulars, bill-heads, checks and blanksof all of kinds to books of any size and description. Every job promptly executed at reasonable prices and warranted to give satisfaction. 3Iore op the Villains Caught. Sheriff Howell, of Robeson, has succeeded in cap turing three more of the murderers, Hender son Oxendine, Jack Glover and Simon Mc Xeill, and has lodged them safely in Wil mington jail. In a letter received from the Sheriff were photographs of some eight or ten of these desperadoes-they wear the countenances of dare-devils. Our thanks to the Sheriff for the pictures. May he succeed in getting the last scamp. Death op Ex-Gov. Jonathan Worth. Ex-Governor Worth expired at his residence in this city September 6, 1869, after a pain ful and protracted illness. Ia his' day and time, Ex-Gov. Worth oc cupied positions of honor and trust For number of years he represented Randolph county in the State Legislature; he was provisional treasurer, and subsequently elec ted by the people to the executive chair. As a lawyer he held the confidence of the People among whom he lived, as being a "mum counselor and an upright account- , Bit He was, in all the relations of life, resnen. , w; and he leaves a numerous relationship - mourn his departure. fcx-Gov. Worth was born in the County of Guilford. Nov. 18, 1802, and was the son of Daniel Worth. Hoe ViOLESCK. We were shown yester J private letter from a gentleman of 500 (tod veracity in one of the extreme in which it was stated Ifeecomlng bold and tuj'.-ct, committing gross outrages against wai? citizens. f k nigkts since, a gang of these des- 'ai jcs prc'. J an entrance into the hum- e darbj.'in" ..f ;t; , a ' ...u wii'icu moil Bi8 F 3. and other propertv valuable .eov.ner, and then tied him nn nd prx i him unmercifully. tae same nicht another partv arrested. ':ed and whipped another mm dred- ' These parties, who have suffered at hands of these lawless midnio-ht mn- uders, are represented as eood and peace- ble citizens, and no cause is assirrned for ;he abuse. I we understand the laws of North Car- na sheriff has all tho power necessary enable him to order out a force sufficient erret out and hrimr tn inatioa thooa m! We characters, andlt would redound to unor of the State, and the peace and '"'J, if they would emulate the example , Shiff of Robeson county, and order "e COUntv. if found nereMAnr tn (t the arrcsrs do.!,,i t i. Promptly, and mnk inn .-wont llrr1 le saved. Makiko it Pay. Mr. of the Western N.C. Railroad at Statesville, has informed the editor of tho American that, during the month of August, 150,819 pounds of dried fruit were shipped from that point alone by that road. If that amount was shipped from one sta tion, how much has been shipped from the various stations on the roads west of Raleigh! We would be pleased to have the figures, as we are confident that a heavy business in this trade alone has been done during the past summer. ; . Rich in all the minerals, with a soil adap ted to the growth of corn, cotton, wheat and every variety of fruit, including tho far famed Scuppernong grape, we offer induce ments to capitalists to come among us, and possess themselves of. wealth and comfort, unequalled and unsurpassed by any State in the South. We offer health a climate to suit all na tures and dispositions mineral springs whose waters will drive out disease and paint the palid cheek with the tint of health. We offer good society and a free exercise of relglous and political opinions. Ana last, Dut lar from being least, we have the blooming and cultivated maiden the fairest creatures on earth whose dimpled cheek and winning smile would make anv old bach wilt Greatly Needed. When Miss Dix, miny years ago, visited our city, in the in terest of suffering humanity, and urged our Legislature tlien in session to build an Asy lum for the Insane, opposition sprung up, and the benevolent lady almost despaired of her mission ; but, in a written appeal, she succeeded, and the State erected the present building and named the pluce "Dix HilL" Thenit was thought by all that the accommodations would be ample for all that class of our people now, it is evident, that it is insufficient to accommodate more than half who are begging, by their cries and tears, to be cared for by the State. We urge, in behalf of these uofortunate creature, the erection of two additional wings, at least one hundred and fifty feet in length by fifty in width this addition will greatly alleviate the great and increas ing amount of suffering caused by insanity. Under the benevolent auspices of the State, carried forward by Dr. Grissom and his competent corps, many have been restor ed to their reason, and families scattered throughout toe State have been made to reioicc Let the wings be erected at once there is no time to question the propriety when the needed is apparent The people who pay the tax have a right to demand that their unfortunate friends shall have admittance to the Asvlum. International Postal Orders. Ar rangements have been entered into between the United States and Switzerland, whereby the Swiss in this country may obtain money orders on their own country, and thus safely remit a portion of their own earnings to their native homes, if they desire to do so. The exchange of postal orders between the two countries is to be effected through the agency of two post offices termed "In ternational Exchange Offices." The International Exchange Office on the part of the United States is New York and that on the part of Switzerland is Bale. Certain money-order post offices in this country, designated for the purpose by the Postmaster General, are authorized to issue money orders on the Postmaster at New York, payable to beneficiaries in Switzer land, and to pay orders issued by that post master, for sums by the Post Department of Switzerland, for payment to beneficiaries in the United States. Hence, an International Money Order cannot be drawn by a post master in either country directly upon a postmaster in the other, but must be drawn upon the International Exchange Office of the country in which the order is issued. An International Postal Order must not be drawn for a larger sum than fifty dollars in United States currency, and must not con tain a fractional part of a cent. The fees for the issue of International Postal Orders are the same as for domestic money orders, to-wit : On orders not ex ceeding $20, ten cents; over $20 and not exceeding $30, fifteen cents; over $30, and not exceeding $40, twenty cents; over $40, and not exceeding $50, twenty-five cents. No other currency than-Unitcd States or National Bank notes can be received or paid. In North Carolina, these orders can be obtained at Raleigh post office, Charlotte, Goldsboro', Grcenslxiro', Newbcrn and Wil mington. The following rates of charges for ex change will be deducted by the postmaster at New York, from the value in U. S. gold of international orders on Switzerland : On orders not exceeding $20, twenty cents; over $20, and not exceeding $30, thirty conts; over $30, and not exceeding $40, forty cents; over $40, and not exceed ing $50, fifty cents. Tee Cotton Crtop is Georgia as Com pared with thb Cotton Chop in North Carolina. Allowing for the long continu ed drought in the South, we are prepared to say, that the crop of cotton in Georgia is not superior in quality to the crop of our own State. Having travelled over two thirds of the State of Georgia, within the last two weeks, we made it our business to take notes, and to examine the farms as best we could, in order to the comparison which we now draw. Our observations, impartially made, lead us to the conclusion that while Georgia is far ahead of North Carolina in works ot internal improve ments, buildings and stock-raising, our far mers or planters lose nothing in the compar ison. - - From Augusta to Atlanta, from Atlanta to Columbus, from Columbus to Savannah, and back to Macon, tho cotton appeared no better than the cotton raised in Middle and Eastern North Carolina in fact, we saw but little that promised so good a yield to the acre as the cotton east of Raleigh. We were told, that on ordinary land, the plan ter did well to make halt a bag to the acre, wmie on tue uest oottom land, one Dag or 500 lbs. of lint to the acre was considered a generous yield. We do as well as this and never expect less. As we remarked, in the outset, all allowance has been made for the drcWht of this year still, we were (told, tharjtbe above figures will hold good when the seasons are propitious. As a general thipg, where cotton will grow, corn also can be grown then, work ing by this rule, we have as good corn land as are the lands of Georgia. . We write this not to detract from the State! of Georgia any of her greatness, but to satisfy those of our farmers who are anxious to go South, that they are doing quite as well in tho Old North State as they could do either in Geor gia, South Carolina or Mississippi, i Our observations also extended through' these States with the same results ;, and we prefer either Georgia or South Carolina to Mississippi, both as regards farming and on the score of health. Good water in Mississippi .is hard to obtain while in Georgia, in and around Atlanta, "and the Stone Mountain country, the water is., de lightful, and the climate and the scenery all that could be desired. We can say the same of our own Statej with the additional fact, that it boing equal in every other re spect, it is our native Home, where our i kin dred lived and died, and where we have al the comforts God has vouched safe to -Any people. j i . : i - i i i . i i . . wood rmca. air. jhn Peed, of rw ville county, recently Bold 1.600 lb. fnh. in Danville, Va., at an average of $49 per ' Vl 1111 fl krl3 -la . vme lot at 80, one at $70, two oi. ? jv, anu one at f27. We hear of frequent outrages In different parts of the State committed by persons styling themselves members of the Ku Klux organization. " The sufferers for the most pait are unoffending freedmen, and in some cases, women. Governor Holden is taking steps w arrest and bring to punishment all such offenders, and the entire force of the State will be used if necessary to prevent sucn atrocities, and protect good citizens. UT 11 1 1 , .... no iu upon an law abiding persons throughout the State to aid in preserving me peace. Masonic At the regular meeting of the Wm. G. Hill Lodge, No. 218, F. A. JL, held in this city on Wednesday evening, the fol lowing officers were elected and appointed tor the ensuing Masonic year, viss : J. B. Neathcry, Master. Wm. Simpson. Senior Warden. . Alex. 8. Heide, Junior Warden. John G. Williams, Treasnrer. J. H. Alford, Secretary. Jack R. Williams, Senior Deacon. ,i. N. L. Brown, Junior Deacon. . John C. Gorman, Marshal. W. R. Dicks and W. L. Nowell, Stewards. 3. M. Betts, Tyler. i K. a. Bradley, John C. Blake and Andrew cyme, opeciai unarity Committee. N. C. Agricultubal Executive Com mittee. This committee held a meeting yesterday morning, in this city, and made some important changes with regard to membership and admission tickets, and also adopted several new premiums. A life or annual member has tho privilege of taking into the Fair his wife, unmarried daughters and other children under twelve years of age, also the driver of his private carriage. Vehicles are to be admitted free of charge. It was resolved to offer a $10 premium for the best Fruit Drying Machine; a $20 pre mium for the best Bale of Cotton, and pre miums of the same value, and on the same condition and terms for trial of speed, mile heats, best 3 in 5, as are published in the pre mium list for half mile heats. Our State exchanges are requested to note the above changes. Dr. Bernhardt, optition, is perform ing wonders by supplying very many of our people with his superior glasses. The near sighted, by using these glasses, can enjoy a clear vision. We were told on yesterday, that a gentleman from a county West of Raleigh, visited the Dr. a few days since to be treated for what is known as near tight edness. His eyes were examined, and glass es fitted to them, when the happy recipient exclaimed with joy, " I "have seen more in the last half hour, than in all my life, be fore !" He looked upon the ground and saw the shadow of a tree, when he remark ed, that is the hrst shadow I ever saw !" He met a friend, and exclaimed, " I have known you for years, but never before have I seen your features." Let all, whose eyes are defective, visit the Dr. and be relieved. The Board op Education, at an adjour ned meeting held yesterday in the Executive Office, Gov. Holden presiding as Chairman ex-officio, the following series of text-books were adopted for the Public Schools: 1. National Series of Readers A. 8. Barnes & jo., l'uDiisncrs. 2. Wilson's Fifth Keader Harpers, Publish ers. 3. Parker and Watson's Speller Barnes & Co.. f uuiicucrs. 4. Davie's Arithmetic, Barnes & Co., Pub- nsuers. 5. Montieth s Geographies Barnes & Co., a uuusucia. 6. McNally's Complete Geography Barnes & vu., iruun&ucrs. 7. Guyot's Common School Scribner & Co., x uuiiDucta. 8. Harvey's Grammar Wilson & Hinkle.Pnb- jisners. . 9. Montieth's First History of the United States ourues x co., ruQiiuers. 10. Bacr's System of Penmanship Barnes & 11. White's Graded School Register Wilson The selection of the higher branch text books was postponed for further considera tion. Cotton Factories Again. We are cheered with the intelligence that our recent article, urging the establishment of cotton factories in North Carolina, has met with much favor among our citizens generally. In our own county of Wake, there are several localities on the Neuse river admira bly adapted for such works. At Weldon the water power available cannot be estima ted, and at that particular locality at no distant day we expect to see erected a cotton factory which will give employment to sev eral hundred hands. The counties of Le noir, Greene, Wilson, Edgecombe, Halifax, Martin, Bertie, and Northampton, would supply an immense amount of the raw ma terial, and from any of these counties Wel don is easy of access, either by railroad or steamboat. Then, in our Western country, tho Deep river water power is sufficient to run all the machinery in the world. In former days the village of Franklinsville was made ac tive by at least two factories we do not recollect now to what extent the business is carried on, there is room enough how ever for half dozen establishments within a mile of each other. This is a subject in which we feel tho deep est interest, and shall from time to time refer to it. Immigration. There is a great deal of humbuggery in this world, after all, we must admit. The popular mind, ever eager after a change, seizes upon every new idea, until it runs down ; and then the morbid appetite craves something new, and is never satisfied until another idea is brought out, an so on, unto the end of time. For about two years the restless spirits of our land have conceived the idea that the im portation of Swiss labor was all that was needed to make the South blosssom as the rose. Large sums of money have been ex pended, and the experiment tried, only to satisfy the public that they, the Swiss, are but human at last ; are incapable of doing more or better work than the laborers we already have among us. The Swiss, then, will be let alone ; and in their stead, the brilliant thought, that the Chinaman is the fellow.' ' He is, emphatically, "Cheap John," and we might add, ignorant John, also. We have not the least idea that John China man will answer for the farm, or anything else that is highminded or honorable. They are, as a people, lazy and thievish, and worse than all, heathen worshippers of idols know nothing of the Living God, and studi ously refuse to be taught. On the score of morality, we are opposed to Chinese laboropposed to introducing them into our families to corrupt our chil dren to pilfer our closets, and besmear our beds with their filthy carcases. ; Then, what do we favor? We are em phatically in favor of employing the laborers we already have among us. They were bred and ' born among us are taught in the Christian religion, and arc entitled to our fostcring care. These are plain truths, and cannot be controverted. It is not for us to say that we cannot adapt ourselves to it we are already conversant with it, and it is no experiment to be tried. . jWe were reared m the lap of slavery nursed by a colored nurse familiar with colored labor, and we know, there is no other labor half a reliable, nor so well adapted to our climate. It is reported that General B.: P. Butler: will shortly start a new Radical paper in wew, xorncity,. , i , -j , - - ' ' Commissioner Delano and Register of tha Treasury Allison are going to stump the uuw3 ui Pennsylvania, it t Several towns in California will celebrsta the nineteenth anniversary of the admission oi uie state into tne union. Dorsey B. Thomas is spoken of. nrettv generally for Speaker of the Tennessee State Senate, while others are urging the name of rauuunu vooper. , ,: ,.. Under the new Constitution of Virginia all State officers will be .required to swear that they "recoenize and accept the civil and political equality of ail men before the law." - Hon. Henry Wilson's history of the rise and fall of slaverv in the United States is to be comprised in three volumes, and the "ret, it is expected, win oe ready before the meeting or congress. ,j The "Richmond i Whie ' (Conservative"! speaks of Andy Johnson as ' the very quint- ww w uitujgiiiuiujr,' wuwu grows in in tensity with growing years, and . which, be ing master of the whole vocabulary of black guardism, he pours forth in restless tor rents." . Gen. Rosccrans remarked. :on hearin? of tue nomination ot r'endleton for Governor of Ohio, that, "Whoever obtains votes under false pretences is a far greater knave than he who obtains goods under false pretences, and on account of the greater difficulty ol detecting and measuring the evil. done, de serves severer punishment and reprobation," uucuu; mcauiunsuug ior tue uopper- ucuu party. ... - ' - i ib PERSONAL. ' ' ; . J. Gordon Bennett is sick. ; ' ' ! Garibaldi will visit London durinz the yicacut summer. Senator Fessenden is seriously ill from stoppage ot the bowels. 1 he President has annointml Gfin. W T bherman Secretary of War ad interim. Hon. J. Ross Browne, it is announced is to write up i'nina in a magazine article. Anthony Trollope belongs to a literary as sociation in mancuestcr called the Sphinx. Miss Kate Field's lectures for the ensuing season are " Women " and "In the Woods." Charles Sumner will lecture for a ' few weeks previous to the opening of Congress. Consul Dudlev cave the Harvard crew a dinner at Liverpool before they sailed for uuiue. isaoella occumes niYf.v mnmi in M Kntnl A4- m ! II i fJ "iu ab Aiuuviuc. ana navR x:n mm a mnnth uuaru. Rev. Mr. May and Senator Wilson are hnMi said to be at work on a history of the anti- siavery conmct. Governor Wise is patronizinrr the Whitn Sulphur Springs. He is going into the luci- ier inaicn trade. The San Francisco Bulletin, thinks Rose- ctans will make $5,000,000 out of his' min ing speculations. Pendergast, the minstrel, ordered a coffin at noon one day last week and in the even ing was a corpse. V lllemessant has made a bet that he will increase the circulation of the Paris Fiaaro rtn nnn - J iuu,vuu copies. Professor Bruersch has left Onttlnnvn t become a professor of Egyptian history and Butler's article on the Stowe-Bvron bnsi- ness will shortly appear, though reasons for writing it, ao not appear. Isaac Jenkinson, of Indiana, has been ap pointed Consul to Glascow in place of James Haggerty, who was refused recognition by me xjiiuau government. iniucii uuuuer ubs written a letter, in L T i ... . . . which he says that a million dollars would not have induced him to print Mrs. Stowe's isyron article in the JNew York Ledger. INDUSTRIAL, lucre are tortv-seven trade societieo in JNew lork. : ' Twenty years ago there were six post offi ces in jnjnnesoia. jxow there six hundred. The number of pins manufactured weekly at Birmingham, England, exceeds 200.000.- AAA ' ' The new State of Iowa has 100 miles nf railroad more than the old State of Massa chusetts. . The Memphis, Tenn.. cotton seed oil fhe- tories produced 4,000 barrels of oil during A nugget of cold weighing 135 penny weights, has been picked up in Nurcochce vaucy, ua. A Bostonian raised the past season, on a plot of less than two acres, $3,300 worth of straw Dcrncs. a. uuuuic wcnmotivc nas uccn made in i j li i , , . Taunton, Mass. It will ao cither wnv. like a uuuuic end stcamDoat. In the Mississippi river trade there are now 910 steamers, with a capacity of 202,174 tons ana vaiuca at 1 24,oou,uuu. There is much talk about the substitu tion of peat for coal, for household fuel, and even ior engine i u maces, uirge Deas ot it are found in Canada, and also in New York and .Pennsylvania. The President of Peru has issued a decree for a public Exhibition at Lima in Decem cember, 1870, of agricultural and manufac- turea products, including models and ma chinery, native and foreign. The Bay St. Louis (Miss.) Gazette says that sardines can be caught in exhaustlcss quan tities on the coast during July, August and September, and that their value as manure to the hue lands of that region has nc been sufficiently appreciated. A despatch from Denver savs 19.912 acres of land were sold at the land office in Au gust. Seven thousand four hundred and eighty-six ounces of treasure were received at tue orancn mint last month, an increase of 125 per cent over tho corresponding montn last year. About eighty years ago a prominent mer chant of New York accepted a deed of a piat oi ground in the vicinity ot Chicaro lor an old debt The plat was then valued at about eight hundred dollars. " He has recently sold one-half the plat for ninety tuuusunu uuiiars. HUMOROUS. A clean shirt is one of woman's best trifts i o - w man. A coroner lately rendered a verdict that . i the deceased came to his death bv old wounas, sun ana liquor. A dreadful little for a sliiliinr." said Skinflint to a druggist of whom he had iust purcuHseu an emetic. - A witty but somewhat irreverent editor calls the Evangelist St. Matthew, u Collec tor of Customs for the port of Capernaum." It takes the Tennessee editors a oreat while to cool down. One of them has iust charged another with "lying infamously, iieiusuiy, auu wito lorty-devu power." 'The blessedman that preachccV for us last Sunday," said Mrs. Partington, "served tho Lord for thirty years first as a circus rider, then as a local preacher, and last as an exhauster." . Jenkins is not going to do anvtliin? more in conundrums. He recently asked his wife tne ainerence oetween his head and a hogs head, and she said there was none. He savs U -1. !. . ii : ti J Kuai. is nut tue rigut answer.,. A fashionable young ladv. snortin? the; prevailing style of switch, was somewhat startled the other day as a kindly-old lady, not up to the style," approaches her with me lniormaaon, - x our back hair is coming uunu, miBa. A gentleman was talking ito a friend in the presence of his attorney about the value oi nonesiy. -juonetiy I" said the attorney,' "what is Konettyt" retorted the gentleman ?. 'ollowe(i Il,m trom England to Austra "don't meddle with thinm which don't.,? h, from .there to Shanghai, thence to the cem you. u o I i A woman recently appeared before a' tri bunal to complain of the ill usage she re ceived of her husband. '-What pretext had he for beating you" inquired the Judge. "Please, sir, he didn't have no ' pretext, it was a stick." A good nnturcd traveler fell asleep in a train a short time ago, and was carried a few miles beyond his destination. " Pretty good joke, this, isn't it ?" said he to a fel low traveller. "Yes a little too far fetched," was the rejoinder. Crimes and Casualties. In Guernsey. Ohio, a child of Mr FiWl Williams lately died from the effects of a rar, one on the warn'. '" V" i " k- ' Two men'died'in New York from hydro- l.I m a a . . . jjuuuinuu mesaay. unc ot tnem was bit ten three months ago. ; . , . i ,.r f. In Marshal county, Ala., a negro was shot and killed on Tuesday. The only offence uiunuwunis policies. '' . ' l f A colored girl in ' Mercer connty, N. J., f.-uuu Btuu&icg in uea.. -. cue caught nre. ana was burned to death. .'.. It is officially st&tml tw. h fnt.i num ber of persons killed by tha coal raine acci- ueur, near uresaen is 269. , - j A youne woman named TVinn-i Wta ' lo in ,, ... J l io ur iv years oio, committed suicide in Aurora last Friday, by swallowing an ounce (MBCUIU. ... . . - i r- Hie Aronkak minp in PonnclTronlo r been opened, and all the miners were found ueao, and 1U3 ot the bod es were taken nn nn WulnJ. 1 t .... r A man died in New York citv a few dsvs ftnn i U 1 , . r . " "B"i ""Jure njtony, irom a dose ot tobac co juice and ale given him by an old wo- uiu, mr lever and ague. Joseph Snvder. who killed tlm nr(. Mason at Fairmount Water Works, coriiniit ted suicide on Wednesday last by holding "a uraum u uucaei oi water, s : A great fire is racrinsr in the T)i smut Rrnmn in Virginia.- Many miles offence and cord wood have been destroyed, find niimnpntio wild animals have been driven out into the upen country. ' " William J. Saville. tlln Ttnefnn dmnt. clerk who caused the death of Mr. Thomas Norton, by making a mistake in puttins ud a prescription, giving laudanum instead of iuuoaro, uas been arrested for manslaugh ter. ..... . . , --I.. A man near Bedford. Tuvlnr fto. wii: ' V. . -""Vi""-! iuiuuk one man and iatauy wounding anotuer,suddenly remembered that he miabt nOVd 4.1. . 1 . " '6 viuinicu uie law, went to a squire and asked him how much of a fine )le n-n,i.i i, to pay. J OH JUontlav Inst, at Oreenvillo IV T ... . I .-..w, -.1 . V ,g u iuiuc vs. was in ma ant: nr cmnnr tn. Mr. Lawrence Murtha, a Newfoundland do owned Dy JUr. M.. seized the animal h the nose and held him until killed by Mr. Mur- ", nuu was arnica. . t Considerable lawlessness prevails in Rum. ana nutnerrord counties, Tenn. The negro laborers are flocking into Nashville, demanding protection, and even 4he plant ers are asking aid to rid them nf fli dQ,,r- adoes who prevent their laborers from work ing. i Michael Smith. shop in Buffalo, N. Y., struck a bombshell with a sledge hammer recently, when the uipioueu, Kiiung nim instantly and mangling his body in a fearful manner i is not known how the shell came on the premises. i A man named W.nahinrrfnn i;: .:n. his wife in Brooklyn, was engaged in robbing his employer's store in Furman street, on J Wednesday night, and fell, through the ui,unuv nuu lirucivuu injuries oi waicll he died the next day. Will it never be re membered that the wav of thp. trans is nara f FOIIEIGN. Great Britain imports 810.000 worth nf tea a year. ..-. An important ruano bed is snnnnced tn hova K . e 1 Tl - uwu iuuuu in nussm. Ten thousand Spanish troons arennnnnn. ecu to start ior uuDa within the next two wceKS. . ...... The Austrian Cabinet have advised fhe viceroy ol.Lgypt to hasten his journey to isuuauiuuuupie. - Public education in Great Britain is ami- ported by an annual rrant from Pnrlinment OI $,ouu,uuu. , . The new ship canal between Amsterdnm ana the JNortli Sea is to be fifteen miles Ion" and will cost $11,000,000. A Paris lOUrnalist Savs the falae hair wnrn by the ladies of that gay capital would make a pne as mgn as the .Napoleon column. Uueen Caristma has irone to Tiehev for . 1. C I. . uie purpuse or influencing ueneral JPnm in the cause of Queen Isabella. Others are pressing the claims of the Duke of Genoa. The London MorninaPott savs that Min ister Burlingame has received a dispatch from China, expressing entire satisfaction with his treaty, and stating that it would be ratineu. Madame Laclede is the name of the wo man that keeps tho largest harem in Paris. one ooasts in ner circulars that rcpresenta- rn t .. .... uvuauiiui .curooean nationalities inav he r j t. . iuuuu among iiergins. A grand banauct was recently pi yen in Paris, at which there was a large attendance of those in favor of female suffrage. Among mc guests were many oi tne principal news paper men and literary women of the French capital. . i . China is progressing. Hereafter half the municipal council- of Saigon, in Cochin China, is to be chosen from French and Americans born in the country. Why the cuuurcu oi otner loreigners are to be exclu ded we are not informed. Out of 150,000,000 of people under Brit ish dominion in India it is estimated that there are 110,000,000 Hindoos, 25,000,000 Mahommedans, 12,000,000 of the aboriginal tribes, and 3,000,000 or 4,000,000 Buddhists, Jews, and Parses. The Roman Catholics claim 640,000 adherents, and the Protestants 24U,U0V. At the recent sale of Mr. Dillon's collec tion of autographs in London, George Washington's letter to Newenham, in which ne aepiores tue condition or Ireland, sold for $500; one from Bacon brous-ht $95 r and one from Oliver Cromwell, $395 ; Queen Elizabeth's instructions concerning the An- jou marriage brought $350. MISCELLAIf EOUS . The four Lutheran churches of Fort Wavne T,l 1 .. : . .1 : i; . -' . xuu., uuvv uuuuu m L'uiuuusuing a hospital, free to those of any creed, color and coun try. . A convention of Italians was in session in Chicago last week. A proposition to circu late petitions asking Congress to declare the date of the discovery of America a national holiday was adopted, v A hat merchant in New York, to pet rid oi uis oia stocK, gave away on Thursday five hundred tiles, mostly all of straw and very fashionable. The crowd clamoring for these favors was very large The Augusta (GaA ComtitutionalUt savs that the Government has recently seized the Etowah iron works, better known as Coop, er's Iron Works, as tbe property of the Con federate States. They comprise about 15,- uuu acres oi land. , , . , . . Tho famous Siamese twins. Chanir and Eng or as they are known in more modern and polite parlance, Messrs. Chang and Eng Bunker have gone on to Harrisburg, Penn. They are accompanied by their wives, and a numerous retinue ot children. , A Detroit chemist made an analysis of water from a well at St. Louis. Gratiot fcounty, Mich., and says: "I know of nowell- In M.,f-nn linK . It a U 1 A J Ttato ne bVitToXsS ly charged not equal to this. A freedman living in the neighborhood of uanviuc, on i'iint river, says the Amcncus Uourur, Rilled the largest rattlesnake we have heard of on Saturday. It is said to have had twenty-two rattles, was about six feet in length, and four and a half inches In diameter. ' The Iowa penitentiary is highlv favored in an organist, a young man who used to be organist of Trinity Church, in New York is now doing duty in that office in the peni tentiary, ana, on account ot a little bit Ot forgery, is likely to hold the situation for ten years., . in. . , , , . A woman recently arrived at New York tn search of her unfaithlul husband. Slie bad followed him from EnglAnd to Austra- 'aim ... I . ...1 I T J" . 1. vj "i. v.,wi. iinpc, aim irum mire ui America. Arriving at New York she learn-: ed that he had just . left for China. Heart broken, she applied to the tity authorities fpr help. ." .. : ' .!.;' - ' Tho efforts' of the German cilazens of New York to have their language taught in the public schools have been so far successful that it is contemplutcd-to try the experiment in, at any rate, three or four of the schools. Commissioner Gross, who represents the Ger man clement in tha board, is maturing a plan lor teaching German on the same plan as that pursued at Heidelberg. ; , .-..)' . STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA; . ,i 1BEASOBY JJHPABTMEBT, . i h -i &----BcMgk,'8qtf 9A. 1869. . C5 Oarlardy EyBTiffMUfount .. Dear Sib: Yours .of the 26th iiltji re ccived. ., i regret to hear trial yon fear diffi culties in collecting the taxes due the State by the County of Mitchell, but believe that when the matter is fully understood your rears will Deiound groundless. - ; , It is entirely beyond my power, or the power of any other State.: officer to suspend the collection of special taxes .to pay inter est on Railroad appropriations which have been decided constitutional by the Supreme Court , The taxes are imposed, they are or dered by law to be collected, . Any revenue officer refusing or neglecting to make such collections will subject himself to heavy pen alties. It is true I am required to retain irom certain companies bonds to enlorce the payment of interest on some of the appro priations. But I am not authorized to sus pend the collection of the special taxes, i The bill allowing such suspension passed the House of Representatives, but- failed to psss the Senate. -The General Assembly, therefore expressly declines to authorize the stay oi payment ' ,. , .; . It would be the height of presumption for me to assume to do what the General As sembly refused to authorize. Such conduct would subiect me to impeachment i . In conjunction with the Auditor, I have heretofore indicated what appropriations have been pronounced .unconstitutional. Circulars have long since been sent directing the Couuty Commissioners to strike off on this account seventeen-two hundredths of one per cent, of the special taxes. ., . ' :;!' Pardon me'for saying, and I believe your people will agree with me when thev think of it that tbe citizens of Mitchell county have more reason to be satisfied with the collection of special taxes than perhaps those of any other county in the State. The turn pike to run from Marion to Asheville will run through tho couuty of Mitchell. Fifty thousand dollars are appropriated directly out oj uie ireatury m money to this work. Another road, from Bakersville. in Mitchell county, to Sparta, in Alleghany county, has likewise an appropriation of fifty thousand dollars directly out of the Treasury. : To raise these amounts special taxes are levied, and are now being collected out of tue people ot the state.- : : It thus appears that Mitchell county will have expended in its limits a large portion of one hundred thoumnd dollars, not in bond, Mitchell county will net from the Treasure of the State many timet at much at it will pay into U. Surely your people do not un derstand this. ' You speak of fearing that the law cannot be executed by the revenue officers. Of course such fears are groundless. The offi cers can be supported, if necessary, by the militia of all the State, but I have not the slightest apprehension that any serious diffi culty will occur. Our people are law-abiding, and when they understand what the law is, they will perform their duty. Espe cially will they be ready to pay taxes when they will get back much more than thev pay- . . Contusion has arisen from the fact that many members of the House of Representa tives wrongly 8tatcdto their constituents that the bill requiring the suspension of spe cial taxes had passed the Assembly., No doubt they were honestly mistaken, as such a bill did pass the House, but failed in the Senate, as I have said. Explain this, and all will be right ' Very respectfully, D. A. JENKINS, ,...., -, State Tresurer. An Earthquake Coming A California Savant Predicts a Heavy Shaking-up of Things in September or October. 1 ' The San Francisco Chronicle publishes the fol lowing prediction, made by a local philosopher, W. Frant Stewart: Daring the past eighteen months' the earth and other planets completed the most remarka ble conjunction which has ever occurred ; and on tbe night of the 14th of last November we again witnessed the grand thirty-four-year star swarm. Every intelligent person is aware that for a period oi nearly two years our globe has been subject to violent perturbations, such as have not before occurred for many centuries. These perturbations have been generally over the surface of the planet Storms, typhoons, volcanoes, earthquakes, intense cold and scorch ing winds have alternately spent their fury npon the denizens of every hemisphere. By careful observation, astronomers have found that in a period of about eleven years the sun turns to wards ns a remarkably spotted disc, and it has also been observed that any sudden changes oi light and shade upon the sun during this spotted period Instantly affect terrestrial magnets. It is well known that in the autumn ot 1859 one of these sun-spot perturbations was immediately followed by one of tbe most brilliant Aurora Borealis ever witnessed in the northern hemis phere ; and still more surprising the magnetic effect of the aurora was so great that messages were freely sent over telegraphic lines without connection with the batteries and by means of the aurora current alone. Many additional facts, showing the connection of celestial with terres trial magnetism, might bo given, but I have neither the time nor room at present. Suffice it to say, that as the earth's magnetic forces are now and for many months have been greatly disturbed by cosmical influences ; and as we have recently made our annual transit through the nebulous belt; and as tho sun's surface is at this moment disfigured by an unusual number of spots ; and as the moon on the 7th instant passed between us and" the sun, thereby causing an ad ditional magnetic disturbance upon the earth ; and as we on the Pacific coast are now expe riencing an unusually protracted dry season, the invariable precursor oi temblor i in this part of the world ; for the foregoing and many other potent reasons, I predict a heavy earthquake to take place early next autumn, as soon as moist clouds float in the dry, vaporless atmosphere. What an Eclipse Might Be. A correspondent of the Boston Post says : "Few people trouble themselves to think what the effect would be it the eclipse of Saturday were to last any length of time. and the sun were blotted from the heavens. Philosophy declares that not only would a horror of darkness cover the earth, but the moisture of the atmosphere would be pre cipitated in vast showers to the earth, and the temperature fall to a fearful point of cold, nothing less than 230 degrees below zero, Fahrenheit. The earth would be the seat of darkness, and more than arctic des olation. Nothing could survive such freez ing cold a moment, more than one could breathe in a scalding water. In three days after the cooling process began, nothing crea ted would be alive but monsters, that wallow in the deep ocean and the eyeless reptiles that make their haunts in caves which pene trate lar under ground. i ' Desperate Fight in Texas between IT. S. '' Troops and Desperadoes.' A dispatch from Shrevcport. L.. of the 1st inst.says: Intelligence has iust been re ceived here of a desperate fight near San Patricio, Texas, between a small squad of U. S. troops and a band of reckless outlaws who roam at pleasure over Texas, and commit murders and outrages almost daily. On this occasion the troops were out to ar rest some of the ontlaws. They made a de termined resistance, and a lively fight en sued. The troops finally got the best of, the villains, but only after killing four of them and wounding several others. One soldier was killed and a number, wounded.. The condition of affairs in the thinly settled portions of Texas is- very bad, and not a day passes without some outrage from these gangs of banditi . ,'. . ... , , The Indiana Secretary of State- on Thurs day maue out and transmitted to Hamilton Fish, at Washington, a certified copy, of tho enrolled joint resolution accepting and rati fying the fifteenth amendment to the consti tution of the United States. jWhy it was not done sooner is not stated., , , ; ,.. The Washington Chronicle savs '. The Re publicans, after nn excitin? contest carried Wilmington. Del., on Tuesdayi by a hand some majority. The ability and energy of the Wilmington Commerciol, the spirited Republican daily of our friend Howard W. Jenkins' contributed much to the result.' ' Marriages." I Married,, 8ept, 2d,,. 18fi9; in Rowan county by the Rev. W. II. Cone, Mr. Tobias LrnnLT and Miss MAKQAnKT Milleu both of this county1. ' Makribo. on the 7th list.', by 8. D. Hurrlsnii " Esq., Mr. Geoeob W. Savage and Miss ?mma Suos, allot thiscity. jn. . .. , J -. Deaths. iDicd In Rowan county Sept 1st Jacob Woeth son of Henry and Ifariah Barringcr, nged 18 years, 9 months and 9 days. ,, - ; ::i Died, In Wllmineton, on the 5th inst.. Jas. Henry Bbown, aged 84 years. Special Notices. Comfort and Bliss, or Pain and Agony. DR. TOBIAS' CELEBRATED VENETIAN LINIMENT, whose wonderful cures, sure and instantaneous action, in cases of Chronic Rheumatism, Headache, Toothache.Croup, Cuts Burns, Colic, Cramps, Dysentery, etc., have as tonished the civilized, world, is no .new catch penny; but an article that has stood the test of twenty-two years. The enormous sale and rapidly increasing demand is at once tbe sorest evidence of its usefulness and popularity. No family should be without a bottle in the house. Hun dreds of dollars and many hours of suffering may be saved by it timoly use. ' i - r . Colic, Cramp, and Dysentery yield at once to its pain-curative properties. It ia perfectly in- nocent, and can be given to the oldest person or youngest child. : No matter if yon have no con fidence in Patent Medicines try this, and yon will be sure to buy again, and recommend to your friends. Hundreds ol Physicians recom mend it In their practice. ' ' Sold by tho Druggists and Storekeepers. Price,' imty cents and One Dollar. Depot 10 Park flace. Hew York. scpl3 d&wlm V 111 Semote Selilemcnts f UbuiIJ Vak. . Food makes blood; blood makes the body. If the blood be pure, the body is healthy. So If we are not In health, we know some Imparities are lurking about which mnst be removed, and the sooner tbe better. . .v ' BrandretKt PilU removeallfrom thtvjjtan which nature rt&ds no longer. '" ' ''The wonderful cures efloctcd by Brandreth's Pills have arrested tho attention of enlightened physicians. .Upwards of Ave thousand now use them in their daily practice, and two hundred have given their written testimony as td their innocence and value, as cleansers of the bowels and blood. , .". . i - ' ' , Their untold value is to those living in settle ments where doctors can only be bad at great expense. For if yon are sick, yon have only to take one or more doses of Brandreth's tills to get cured. Full Directions are with each box. Sold by all Druggists. FRIGHTFUL DEVELOPMENTS I! ' At last tbe people have got the fact " through their hair," that hair dyes impregnated with acetate of lead and other metallic salts arc MURDEROUS PREPARATIONS. When they see the metallic sediment at the bot tom of the bottles, the; know that the disgusting stuff is literally Uiickated mthjMUoH. They ask, therefore, for a UaiDiless Vegetable Bye, . ; . and find it pure and efficacious, in t, , Crlstadoro's Excelsior Hair Dye.; offered under tbe sanction ot Professor Chilton's guarantee that it contains "nothing deleterious." CRIBTADORO'S HAIR PRESERVATIVE, as a Dressing, acts like a charm on the Hair after Dyeing; Try It sep 13 -d&wlm Wake County Business. Office Board ConmiissioDcrs Wake (My, Raleigh, Sept 10, 18C9. THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT OF THE compensation allowed for attendance and mileage to the members of the Board ol Commis sioners for the County of Wake, from July 4tli, 1868, to September 6th, ISti'J, inclusive, is pub lished m accordance with Chapter XX, Public Laws of North Carolina passed at Session 1868, viz: . P. Andrews, for 151 days, at (3 pei day, $453 00 Mileage 144 miles, at 5c. per mile., 7 20 $460 20 Wm. Jhskb, for US days, at $3 per day, $ 339 00 aiucage ,zoo mues at oc. per mile, ' ai4 40. $ 553 40 . 3. Boo Ens, for 150 days, at $3 per day........... Mileage 4,468 miles, at5c per mile, $ 450 00 223 40 $ 673 40 Jacob Sobbell, to 149 days, at : per any, $447 00 149 00 Mileage 2,980 miles, at 5c. per mile, $ 596 00 R. W. Wtssb, to 153 days, at $3 per nay, 4.'jy UU Mileage 3,040 miles, at 5c per mile, 152 00 . - ' $61100 The Board has been In session 156 days. STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, - Yl AKB UOUNTY. ) L W. W. White. Register of Deeds, in and for said County aloresaid. certify that the fore going is a correct statement of the amonnt al lowed to the Members of tbe Board of Commis sioners ot said County, as compensation for at tendance and mileage from July 4, 1868, to Sep tember 6, 1869, inclusive. - - . W. W. WHITE, 530 law4w , ... Clerk. C. m AND PERSONAL ESTATE AGESCY. DM Sals of M Estate. Hon. SION H. ROGERS, President. J08EPH DIXON, Vice-President ROBT. G. LEWIS, Counsellor & Treasurer. CAPITAL STOCK. $200,000. Drawing to take place on the 19th of November, certain. Scheme Remodeled. $73,000 worth of Heal Estate to be Drawn. THIS PROPERTY 13 DISTRIBUTED IN 21 Counties in North Carolina, with two valuable prizes in the State of Georgia. Tickets already sold will hold irood in this drawing. ONLY THE NUMBERS SOLD will be placed in the wheel. Five per cent of the net earninsrs of each drawing will be paid oyer to the Public Treasurer for tbe benefit of the Common Schools. ' TICKETS $2.00. ' ' , i For further particulars, and list of nrizes. address the Secretary of the G'omnanv at Raleich. N.C. sep 2 tt NORTH CAROLINA Land Company, ' FOB THB LOCATION OF ,:',. Northern & European Setters, ' FOB THE 8 ALB OF Improved Farms, Timber and Mineral Lads, Honses, Mines, Water Powers, ice. , Also of Cotton, Tobacco and Naval Stores, On Consignment and advances made on some. MANUFACTURER'S AGENTS For Improved Agricultural Implements, Fer tilizers, maciiincry, bc. , ' "' . ,-AlSO, ' . , J ' y- OH Mortgage or Other Securities. Those having Lands or Farms for sale, will find it to their interest to communicate with this tympany. i OFFICE: i. sir j RALEIGH, N. C. . OFFICERS:"';' ' '' Geo. Little, Pces.t R. W. Best, &c. i Treat. j DlEECTOHS AT RaLBIQU : ! ' Hon. R. W. Bbst, late Sec. of 8tato. ' ' , Col. Geo. Littlb, late U. 8. Marshal. ! Gbo. W. Swepson, Raleigh National Bank. ' - R. Kinqslakd, late of New York. , ! Dikbctobs at New York : A. J. Bleecbeb, Agent at New York and Boa- , (-.. - ton, 77 Cedar Street New York. ; aug8 ai i r :!(-. ; . 404 d&wSm j ... . .. ,. .. . NOTICE. -Johsstoh Couktt. Before Chas. i . J. P. .. J. J. Overby, ) . .. airain8t ' Attachment H. 8.1BAD, C. M. I P ropes. I h rpHE above named Plaintiff complains, and al , -- JiJgcs, luat iuu ueiuuuant, v. Si. 1'ropes, is , indebted to him in the sum of Eleven Dollars and Ninety Cents ($11.90),. due for goods sold and delivered, and costs and expenses of War rant of Attachment issued and returnable be fore Chas. H. Snead, Esq., Justice of the Peace for Johnston county, at his office in the town of fimithftcld, on the 20th day ot September next when and where the Defendant ia required to ap pear and answer the complaitt. - Dated 23d day of August, 1869. ,, ok J- J- OVERBY, Plaintifl. aug 26 503-W4W THE PATENT. PALHER ARM AND LEG. .4.,v. - ;V .. t!i. ci::i .. . ; i- - - - rrnTESK celebrated artificial limbs are airain r JL brought to the attention of tho Medical r AcrjLTT ana poopie w D ou u meunginai Inventor. They have been twenty-three years, fcefore the public, and have secured, both iu this country and' Edeofe, the unqualified endorse ment Of the MOST niSTINODISUBD scbgeons of THE WORLD, MOBE THAU A HUKDREO OF Wnox HAVE erVBE FUBLIO TESTIX ONT. The Society de Chirurgle of Paris, perhaps the first surgical tribunal ol the world, after twelve years investigatlon.pronounced decidedly In favor of the unquestioned superiority of the Palmeu f .Tlran, Fifty Gold and Silver Medals (or "first prizes"), including; the GREAT MEDALS ot the WORLD'S EXHIBITIONS, have been awarded to Dr. Palmer. Dr. Palmer directs tbe manufacture of his Pa test Leo and Asm, aided by men oi the best qualifications and greatest experience. He la specially commissioned by the Government, and has tbe patronage of tbe prominent Officers of the Army and Navy. TWENTY GENERALS, North and South, and more than a thousand less distinguished officers and soldiers of both Ak uiRfL hava worn the Palmer Limts on activu duty, while still greater numbers ot eminent civ ilians are, by their aid, fi lUng important positions, and effectually concealing their misfortune the whole number reaching tee thousand febsoks WEABTNO PALIUUt LlMHS. - Office Sup. U. S. A. Gbnebal Hospitals, ' : CrHCiNKATi, Ohio, March loth, 1SG6. Havinir acted as Medical Director during three years of the war, it became my duty to give or ders for artificial limbs to mutilated soldiers. and as DR. B. F. PALMER'S LIMBS mere great l vrefemd. a large majority of Uie ordcrt were given on him to furnwh the necessary limbs. So lar as my Knowieage exienuH, mo umos mrnisii cd by Dr. Palmer have given most satisfaction, and this also la the tat imonti of komital ttemanl and non-eommufiotud officer on duty at the va rious hospitals in my charge, who have had op portunities of seeing tbe men after they had re ceived and used the limbs furnished to them ; and I have therefore no hesitation in saying that, in my opinion, they are preferable to all othert. r in. o. .nan It, ' '-' Brevet Colonel and Surgeon, U. 8. A. Raleigh, N. C, April 4, 1806. Db. B. Fbank Pawibk Xtear Sir: It affords me much pleasure to acknowledge the great suc cess of your professional treatment in my case, which is one of the most difficult kind to treat. jny foot being amputated by the Chopart method. l ue mecnanism is complete in oil respects ngut, comfortable and strong and I walk perfectly. I am convinced, alter careful examination of a great number of patents, that the Palmes limbs are mperior to ail others, and strongly recommend th adoption of them by my mutilated comrades of the South, feeling assured that no other manu facturer can produce a limb so perfect. very respecumiy, - J. G. MORRISON, A. D. C. to tbe late Genl. T. J. Jackson. AapatatrM three laches helew Knee Leg won Twelve Tears wlthaat Repairs Side Knee joints let worn oat In that time. ' Botkis's Depot, Southampton Co., Va. Db. B. Fraxk Palheb Dear Mr.- It affords me the utmost pleasure to inform you that 1 havo worn one ot your Patent Legs during the last twelve yeart, with a satisfaction that has been wholly beyond my expectations. The limb has given no pain or trouble in all that time. I walk with perfect ease and comfort without a cane, and a person not acquainted would not notice lameness. It is a remarkable fact that tbe limb hat had no repairt, except a little attention given to it by myself, in twelve years ; and it is now in such good state of preservation, that I think ex pending ten dollars on it will put it into good walking condition. Tho new limb which you have just supplied I find even more perfect iu its action. Your very ob't servant, E. ARTHUR HART. Pesdletok, Anderson Co., S. C, April 24, 'GO. Db. B. Fbaite Palmer Dear Sir: 1 am happy to inform you that tbe trial I have now given your Patent Leg, leaves me no reason to doubt that it deserves all that has been said in its praise. I am convinced that it is the best Patent Leg iu the world, and I shall be glad to learn that my mutilated friends in the South aro so fortunate as to select this incomparable substitute. My limb was amputated within two inches of the knee, in consequence of a wound received in battle in front of Richmond. On tbe first Irial of the Palmes Leo, I was able to walk without a cane, and with the ntmost comfort and facility. I shall avail myself of an early opportunity to snow toe iimo to uovemor uhk, irom whom i bad the honor to receive an introduction to you, and I am sure the Governor will gladly recognize the great superiority ot your beneuccnt invention, and send others to you for relief Very truly, your obedient servant RICHARD LEWIS, Capt Co. B. Palmetto (8. C.) Sharpshooters. PALMES ARM. Charleston, S. C, Feb. 34, I860. B. Frank Palmes, LL. D., , No. 1609 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia. Deab Sib : When about to leave your city in December last you desired me to communicate the degree of success I should attain in the use of your "Artificial Arm." I now do so with pleasure; first, because it is but just that you should enjoy the benefits which properly ought to accrue to the exertion of ingenuity so humane in its designs and beneficial iu its results to the maimed ; and because the benefit I continue to enjoy from its use, places me under obligations to the anthor of so great a boon to man. I am free, therefore, to say in all candor that your Arm it a decided tuceest, and affords me conveniences and comiorts quite beyond my most sanguine expec tations. I was a staff officer in the late Confede rate States army; was wounded in the left arm on 3d April, 1865, and suffered its amputation on May 8th following. My stump is only two and a half inches long. Your Arm was attached De cember 22d, since which time I havo worn it every day, and irequently at night while asleep, with out the slightest inconvenience or annoyance. I believe it to be superior to any which I have yet heard of. With its aid I manage easily a round rule in keeping a set of books, and the, nrdinnrv silver fork at table. It serves to keen mv Dmcr in position while writing, and grasps a watch with sufficient firmness when winding it up. It is easily gloved and ungloved. In fine, I enjoy many uses from it which, to tbe nntntorcd. wnnld seem impossible. Yon are at enlire liberty to use this letter iu such manner as you desire. ttilu uiueii personal goon-Will, 1 remain, truly yours, .' i ' ARTHUR PARKER, . . Captain, &c, ic fWe know, from experience, tha vnltm nf thin limb, and have no hesitation in recommending it to the public as the best now in use. Ed. of 8TANDABD.J To avoid Fraudulent Imitatiohr which, arc now offered to the public,) apply only a,V UIO UIICUIUU B. FRANK PALMER, LL. D., 1609 Chestnut Street. Philadelphia. July 80 497d2aw few3m DR. GODDIN'S OOMFOUSD GENTIAN BITTERS Cure Chills and Fever, Dyspepsia, Indigestion Colic, Sick Stomach, Bronchitis, Asthma, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, dfce. ' t3 A UNIVERSAL TONIC.g ' A sure, safe, and reliable preventive and cure for all Malarial diseases, and of diseases requir ing a general tonic impression. Prepared only by Dr. N. A. H. GODDIN, and for sale everywhere. , JAMES T. WIGGINS, (Successor to 3. H. Baker & Co.) Proprietary Agent aad Wholesale dealer TO Patent Mediciiies, Norfolk, Virginia. jy21 wly :. FOR SALE, :f h .--I.' - ' OB WUL be Exthaaged for a Good Plantation. ONE of the most commanding residences in the City ot Raleigh, within X mile of the Capitol, on, New Bern street (known as the Cotton Place). House SO feet front by 46 feet deep, with extension 24x20 feet, 3 story and basement 13 rooms (fire place in each), sur rounded by a magnificent lawn of about 3 acres covered with large oaks. The mansion house, out buildings, fences, &c, have just been put in the most perfect order, and painted throughout which makes it one of the most desirable places in tbe city. For full particulars, call on or address ! . . .NORTH CAROLINA LAND CO., ! sep 8 d&w2w . Raleigh, N. C. - A PROCLAMATION, BY HIS EXCELLENCY Gov. HOIDEH. " Executive Department of North Carolina, I ( - . Raleigh, August 20th, 1869. TTTHEREAS official information has been re- V V : eeired at this Department that a vacancy exists in the representation trom the 8th Senato rial District in the 8enate of North Carolina: Now, therefore, I, W. W. HOLDEN, Governor i of the State ot North Carolina, by virtue of au- , thority vested in mo by Section IS, Article 3, of :. tha State Constitution, do tone this Proclama tion, ordarrna an election to be held on Thurs day, October 7tk, 1869, for the purpose of choos ing a Senator from the said District in place of D. J. Rich, deceased. ;Doue at our Oitr of Raleigh, this 20th day of ' .J.i August, 1809, and in the ninety-fourth 1 year of our Independence. W. W. HOLDEN, Governor, By the Governor W. R. Richabdsos, Private Secretary; 31 luwdidwtd