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NO. 16. GOLDSBOKO, 1ST. C, SATUKDAY, DECEMBEK 10, 1881. VOL. I. BEEF! Parker & Peterson Desire to inform their friends and the publio that they can be found one door west of Ex press OiBce, where they keep constantly on hand FRESH BEEF, MUTTOS. VEGETABLES, Etc, Which they will he pleased to sell you at lowest cash prices. iiOHpeuwuuy, PARKER dfc PETERSON. selO-lm ISTAKE ! I went to New York and found Dry Goods Made Clothing, Boots, Shoes, Hats, etc., cheap, and bought too many. They must be sold at some price. I ask the publio to call and see what bargains they can got. 3X18. MOORE Will sell tlm most fashionablo MILLINERY UP STAIRS CHEAP. soi7-tf C. C. PERKINS. PnmA liar a whpn vm want School Books. Note Books, Blank Books, Bibles, etc. Every thing in the Jiook line at lowest prices. Different Makes g! 1 SEWING MACHINES From $16 up. On time or for Cash. OFFICE AT THE , Messenger Book Store J. H. PRINCE, ' ' , Agent and Proprietor. BiIsaiHillacbn Ooldsboro, N. 0., Aug. 6-tf. s . GO TO Dodson's Gallery, West Center Street, . For good Pictures of all styles. Frames, etc., for sale. Pricts as low as the times will allow. BCl7-tf J. M. yuusuw, Artut. New Groceries! JT. F1. DOBSON, Three Doors Soulli of Market, Keeps a full stock of Groc'erios, Cigars, Liquors,' SruoKiiig ana unewing xooauuu. Bottled Beer Till You Can't Rest, CALL. Manufacturers of and Dealers in PAELOR, CHAMBER AND KITCHEN o o o- -o BED3TEADS, MATTRESSES, LOOKING GLASSES, CHAHIS, PICTURE FRAMES and FUBNITUBE OF ALL DESCBIPTIONS, 57 8c 59 East Center St., OOLDSBORO, NVC. Relief for Rheumatism. , WHAT CLACK FIBEB IS. This new material is a atrong, tougli. elastio fiber, cut from the pine leaf and chemicalized for Mattresses and Bedding purposes. J t re tains all the curative virtues found in pure r.ino which is so beneficial to those suifering from Eheumatism and Fever. It generates Ozone-oxvgen air purifying the atmosphere 6f tlio apartment in which it is placed. It makes a comfortable, durable and elastic Mat tvons, and will not break or mat down. FOB SALE BY FUCHTLEE & KERN, COLDSQORO, N. C. luCO-tf Entered at the roslofflce at Ooldsboro, K. C'., an Second-class Matter. All communications on business ehould bo addressed to Geo. T. Wassom, Editor aucl rro priotor, Ooldsboro. N. 0. CELEBRATED BEAUX. An Interesting Account of Bean Nash and Bean Uruminel. Soeietv is never without leaders of the ton, dictators in dress and fashion. Mont, of these are local celebrities. Worth, the Parisian "man milliner," is known to both hemispheres. JN attire is an economist of greatness. The frugal dame allows us only one great siaies man. one oTftat poet, one great Binger nna errant con fir a I in a centurv. in tne y D- o , , . line of beaux ana aanaies sneisequaiiy parsimonious. Of this indispensable genus British history chronicles two distinguished names in the past three centuries : Beau Nash, 1674 to 1761 ; Beau Brummel, 1778 to 1840. Noah bad no less & biographer tnan Oliver Goldsmith, one of the most ele- rant nrnsA writers in the .English lan 0-. .- - .... guage. He was a Welshman Dy oirtn, onn nt a. cAntlflmiin r)t moderate means. win sent him to Oxford with a view to the law, but before he was seventeen, the promising boy was expelled from college for negotiating an improper matrimonial connection ! Then he tried the military profession and afterward the law, but soon quitted nara worn w Wrnne a diner-out. a gamester and a "faoliinnnVilfl man about town." He wan nnnnlur in London, and so useful to King "William in matters of taste that he offered him knighthood. Tn 1704. he transferred his residence to Bath, whose hot springs have made it iha British Saratoga trom the davs oi Julius Caesar. He became at once the Morrissey of this fashionable watering tilapA. living bv gaming, but benevo lently advising young jaen not to gam ble, and giving away lavishly the pro ceeds of his skill at hazard, ne oecame master of ceremonies in ballrooms and dunnlnc aalonnn. and maintained auto cratic rule in the realm of fashion and o.t. that onv eanital for fifty years. - o"v "r --- - - Ha hniit an elegant assemoiv room, ana was conspicuous for his attentions to tli a fair sex. and the protection he af forded the vouneer women irora tne . xl wiles nf ennning seducers and unprin ninled adventurers. . The numerous via tima of the mncn-mamea juarvin needed a Nash at their elbow to suggest the. rlan or Ar nf matrimo&T on short ao- auaintance. Nash, of course, affeoted great style in dress ana equipage, tmu . . . i 1 3 rode in a chariot drawn by six horses, with grooms and outriders. His sou briquet was "king of Bath." In person he was "big, cmmBy, awnwara, wuu harsh and irregular features, and tawdry though exp msive dress." He had some reputation lor wit. in io, in tne height of his prosperity, he encountered the flAlehrated street preacher and evan gelist, John Wesley, at the outset of his eareer. and insolently attempted to browbeat the little Grecian-faoed, crowned. Oxford clergyman of the estab lishment into silence. "You frighten nennle out of their Wits by your preach inc." roared the bully-fop. "Ton never heard mo preach : how do you know ?" "TK-7 nnmmnn report." savs NaBh. "I should hate to judge you by common re nnrt." was the keen retort that shamed him into silence in the presence of a crowd that knew him for a notorious sensualist and gambler, He established a hnanital in Rath. CTfiW old and POOr and peevish and lived neglected, but was honored with a publio funeral when he died at the age eighty-seven, to bo amhiiimnd in En dish literature bv the author of "The Deserted Village" and "The Vicar of Wakefield," whose pen was probably never employed, even as a bookseller's hack, on a more worth- 1 L!..A Beau JJrummei succeeded reiu nasa in the regular order of Darwinian de velopment. He, too, was an Oxford soholar and tne ceir to a coin uieruuie . . - . 1 13 t.l fnrtnnA. which he found no dimoultr in Rnnanderinor in the whirl and vortex of London fashionable dis sipation. ' His biography was writ ten shortly after his decease, pub ltNtiAd in 1844. in two volumes, octavo. by an officer of the British army, Cap tain William Jesse, and again in abridged form bt the same author, duo decimo, 1854. This famous fop was gifted with a handsome person and ex nniaite taste in matters of dress and etinnette.- He was witty and impudent to a decrree. and derives no small portion of his notoriety from his intimacy with the Prince of Wales, afterward King George IV. He too, nraa aavlv ItanlrinlrktAjl Ikltl nYt.1A.trA- WCQ QIUIJ KIWUtU UJILV J ' oranf a and Iarrar nt the caminc table. and fled Encrand flnallv to cet away from bailiffs pursuing him in the inter est of tailors and washerwomen 1 His reign was brief in London compared with Nash's at Bath, but was crane powerful while it lasted. This "incar nation of dandyism, who speedily got away with a patrimony of $150,000, : i ' 7. f recommended himself to the compan ionship of the Prince of Wales by his amusing and caustio conversation and his skill and tastes in questions of dress. He reigned supreme at the gaming club, and, like his predecessor Nash, was skillful, successful and gen erous. One night when' his friend, Tom Sheridan, was meeting with bad luck at play, Brummel took his place and dealt so successfully that in ten minutes he had won $7,500. Stopping short at that point, he gave one-half of the sum, $3,75U, to Sheridan, saying, There. Tom, go home, give your wife and brats a supper, and never play again." This exquisite, during Ids reign in the realm of linen, essences and pomatum, cased his eiegant per son in six shirts a day and as many cravats, whose immaculate style of tie, a marvel of a fairy lightness, became the emulation of all the dandies in Europe. His neckerchiefs, of the finest linen, done up and startcned in pecu liar 6tyle, were tied with a peculiar slight in a single bow. If perfection were not reached by the first effort no second attempt was made pecause io manipulate the kerchief would only mar its delicate surface with wrinkles. It was" instantly thrown aside and another substituted in its place till perhaps twenty had been tried and rejected. His favorite servant was met on the stairs one morning with a basket of the elegant, carefully folded, scarcely crumpled ties. "What have vou there r said the friend. "Only a lot of master's and my failures," said the man. When dressed hA sallied forth for some publio resort, and to each appointment in new rig and fresh linen. The same cravat would not answer for the club, the supper and the opera. When aoroad on toot ne nateu tn meet a ladv friend, for this neces sitated taking off his hat, and taking off his hat deranged his hair, and Dowing imneriled his divine cravat I Impris oned in shirt collar it was impossible to turn his head to one side : and a ridiou lous story is told of his drinking to the health of a Gentleman who sat within two feet of him on the same side of the table. "Waiter," said he, "is T.nrd Worcester here?" "Yes. sir. Tell his lordshin I shall be happy to drink a class of wine with him. Is his nrdshin ready?' 168. BIT. "161 . m a All , m W 1 t m 1 him I drink his health." Different stories are told of the way in which the brassy Brummel loBt the confidence and fnendsbip oi the capricious ranee of Wales. Some say he nicknamed him Ruben ; others that he called out fami liarly to prospective royalty, " ueorge, ring the bell." The prince obeyed and rang the bell, but bade the servant order Mr. Brummel s carriage, equiva lent to dismissal from the prince s pres ence. In his earlier years Prince George prided himself on a physique as fine as that oi Jirummel himselt, out as he CTfiW older, to his creat annoyance and disgust, he became corpulent, and some court annalists tell us that the " Adonis of 50 " cut Brummell in pub lio, passing him by without recognition, wherenno- the self-possessed fob in a loud and sarcastic tone said to the Ken tie- man on whose armnewas leaning, and whom the prince had familiarly recog nized : "Lord Alvanley, who is that fat friend of yours?" in ixi ft. thA fnnrtn vear oi tne re- cTATinv. at the ace of H7. this " elecrant man of fashion" became, between two days, a runaway from importunate cred itors, and found refuge in Calais, where nia dnTnta noon mounted mi in 5.000. In 1821, George IV. visited France as king, and the discarded favorite tops care to station himself where the royal rarriace was to pass.' . His maiestvlis said to have sighted him' in the crowd, and to have exclaimed with some emo tion. OfVod fkid! BrnmniAlII" .The king's suite called on him next day and pressed him to sees an interview, ne was man enough to decline it. ' The king sent him $500, contemptuously re marking, he "supposed that was what he wanted." He was afterward made consul at Caen, a sinecure created on nnrnose for this professional mendicant. He soon resigned the position and shortly after found his appropriate plaoe in a debtor's prison, where his oTAiitAst affliction was that he had to dress and undress in the presence of his 1 YT I. i ,1 I XinTA Keepers. Xioro uo uuuuuuou uu uars nia ARBAncefl. his dressing case, and two quarts of milk daily to mix in his bath ; Benevolent mends in England paid his debts, released him. and xurmsned him ftfinn a vnar to live on. but he was soon v"v" ' involved again on the score of boot var nish brought from Jrans at a dollar a bottle I As he grew old he gave up his unite nravata and his wafehinff. and be came as careless of his appearance as he . a a a 4 . 1 T . t nO(l 1 had before Deen careiui. xn 1000 ne nraa a Ant. in dotaffA and hftlnlAHSnftSH. to an hospital, where he died on the verge of idiocy in low at the age ot sixty -two, the incarnation of vanity, selfishness and nsplAriKTiAss. vet embalmed in the curious narrative of Captain Jesse, which is said now to be so rare in England as to command guineas for a single copy. ltnmnnn.pa nf Art tat life. TTandAl thA father of mnsio. had few romanoes in his long life oi eignty ladiAa triad to COUrt him, but as soon as he saw their aim, he broke away from their influence. ju.e declared that his life was wedded to his oi4. and tin 'dAtArmined tiot to drive to family cares what he had dedicated to music in the days oi his greatest pop ularity, when- tho air of London was fnli of Handel, when people sang him in the streets and the band played him ... . i is i i i in the palace gardens, and au literature was stamped with his name, he, like the vonth in "Excelsior." stopped not to listen to the whispers of love, but only made new resolutions to maKe greater trinrrmhH for mnsic. The'purpose never faltered until it had produced the "Pas- toral Symphony" and the "uaiieiujan TTavdn's life was as barren of romance. fn iha davs of his vouthful poverty he met Anne Heller, a Darpers aaugnier. The barber offered him work at powder inff wiirs. He became attached to Anne, ar.d nromised to marry her. In better . . ; . . . " days, when he had oecome tne associate of rtrinnAH. he returned to Anne and f nl fl 11 Ad his promise. He was an amiable man, and would have made nappy tne a 1 1 J.L lite oi a woman as cueenui as lumwu , Vnt. Anne was a chronic fault-finder. "His religion," says one, "turned on the iova of unci, hers on tne iear oi toe devil. . She passed easily from mass to TniRnhiAf.makinor. and from beads to broils." Her tongue proved too hot for Haydn; it spoiled his musical wors. So he agreed to support Anne like a ladv if she would onlv live apart from him, which she consented to'do, and the musician had rest from the nagging 01 his ill-chosen partner. This certainly is not a romance. 'Rnnthoven had but one romance he became enamored of the Countess Guic- nini-di. hix immortal beloved, "my angel. mv all. my life." The countess married another person, and jjeemoven tnere- ' " - -n . .1 offn HATrntAri nimHAir to niH an : con MHO wtww F tAntinor himRAlf with the love of children. He had deep affections, and drowned tli Am in muRio. He did not. like Handel. find full consolation there, but was often restless, ill at ease and very lonely. He once said, "O Providence, vouchsafe me one day of pure felicity." Touohing, indeed, was the romance of the life of SohuberMyoungSohubert.un appreciated.and carrying about with him nnntinna sorrow and tne seeds oi a xatai In 1818 he passed the winter with Count Esterhazv -at Vienna, and there met the lovely Marie, the count s daughter. He became Marie's musio teacher and loved her. She admired his Vint, did not return his affection. "You have dedicated none oi your works to me," she said to him one day, play fully. "What's the use?" said Schubert'; von already have ull." Had jot art Vuun Tit a nnmfortnr. Tia wonld Ijive been in nonflolable. The disappointment threw a shadow over his Life, but did not cloud hi6 genius. He died at thirty-one. We haf e seldom seen more bitter words than thnaa whinh express his views of the value of his own life : "Imagine a man whose health will never come again : whose brilliant hopes have come to naught ; to whom the happiness of love and friendship oners noining dui Bor row ! Every night when I go to sleep I hnna that I may never wake again." They made his grave near Beethoven, in the crowded cemetery oi waurmg. Tlmtwas abriehtdav when the gentle, nnnaitivA flhnnin. whose beauty was a W'aMv " i fmagnetism, and whose manners were a Charm, Stopping uu ma juunicj to London, where he never arrived, met ltradam frAorcfl Sand. Chopin was marked by consumption for death ; bttt all the fairness oi sunsmneBeemea to come into his life before the final Anlinae. What friends he met in Paris liiRzt Plevel. Heine. Meyerbeer! He was beset by society, jetea in tne most ViriiiinTit salons, sought for bv people of rank, admitted to the highest circles. Madam Sand was at this time the reign ing intellectual queen. The genius of Hhonin enchanted her. She said OI it "There is no mightier art than this, to awaken in man the sublime conscious ness of his own humanity. Remorse, violence, terror, control, despair, en thusiasm, faith, disquietude, glory ; these, with a thousand other nameless emotions, belong to music. There we wander to and fro in the dim air. and. like TTCnfl&a in the Elvsian fields, all we behold is greater than eartn. Aiaoam Sand drew Chopin to her as by magnet ism. lie begun to love ner, to worsnip her. She had a flatonio anecuon ior him was his friend, nothing more. Consumption smote Chopin down amid hin dnliffhts. From the perfumed! bou doirs of Paris he went forth a wounded man, and Madam Sand aocompanied him. On the Bunnv shores of the Mediterranean new life seemed to come to him. Madam Sand was his com rtaninn. nnrse. and the world lighted UP again. He returned to Paris. He offered his hand to Madam Sand in marriage, She refused. . She had never contem plated a relation like this. She wan un willing to put ner ireeuom as an autuor- ess and publio leader into the letters oz . m. 1.3 1 .1 wedlOCK. xney quarxeieu, Buym-wmi, and XJhopin's heart was Dronen. uon- : sumption speedily compietea uo worn it had begun, and the woman had reproached did not oome back to sustain him in these dark hours. The two met in the sunshine of dream-land and parted- y amid its glooms. Let us turn from these unhappy scenes to a more cheerful picture. Berlioz, in one oi his letters, recently puDiisneu abroad, says :' "In the summer of 1833, TTAnm'Attn. Smith son. heinc' ruined in fortune and half-cured of a broken limb, I married her. The day oi our marriage she had nothing in the world but her debts. I had only 800 francs, and these were lent me." ' Berlioz, after hard ef forts, paid his wife's debts, and the two were happy, and were devoted to each other in their artist lives. Sohnmann married for love, and his wife was his inspiration and helper. He nnnld not. have done without her. After he became insane she watohed over him like a mother; and after his death, the best interpreter of his musio to the world was noble Clara Schumann.- osion Folio. Driving with the Parasol. The other evening, the Jester was JW bathing his eyes in cold water, and sus pended the operation long enougn to reanar : "If a woman can't take her parasol to heaven when she dies, she won't be . ... a li happy there. She will come PacK alter it. An impressive quiet followed this dogmatic statement, and the parasols of the court knew some of them were in for it. "We were driving this afternoon," the . aggrieved Jester resumed, "and the princess kindly shaded my neaa with her nal-Rol. It was very kind. indeed. It limited my view of the country, at times, to my Knees ana the dash board of the wagon. When ever we met a' team, especially if the road was very narrow, the princess lowered her parasol between myseii and the passing wagon, so that I turned out by faith, or stood on.my head to catch a glimpse of the colliding wheels. a-. . . 1 I . 1 Ml V When we started down a steep mil, bus the horses, and I trusted to the good sense of the animals to Keep out oi tne ditch. When we met any acquaintances to whom I wished to bow, she knocked my hat into my eyes. When she would point my admiring gaze to some ex quisitely tinted autumn leaves sne jao bed a projecting parasol rib in my eye. When she turned to sneak to any one in the rear seat, che rasped the back of my neck. Oft as the carriage struck a stone or lurched over a rut, she prod- . M t i 1 ! ' ded my long suuenng neadwun vicious little jabs. I drew my head down be twoAn mv Rhonldera and sat crouched and bent, but the remorseless parasol still pursued me. I nave peen peitea and rasped and prodded, and all for a mintalren sense of kindness. A woman's unselfishness and kindness of heart always prompts her to hold her parasol over the man who drives. And if the man who drives is allowed to choose for himself, he will choose sunstroke in preference to the parasol every time." Burdette. rWain a. Snhweers. of the Hamburg Tli -.Una vrhn orrivAd in TTam burg on the 20th from the western coast of South America, has brought witn him a strange human cargo. During Is passage through the Magellan straits loohtained eleven " t euerianders four men, four women, and three chil drenveritable cannibals. Some diffi- . nnltien had to be overcome before he could persuade them to undertake a . -rr 1 it. - T 1 voyage to iiiurope, ana loe prouiexa the cause oi a goon oeai oi anxiety, an it was impossible to lay in a stock of I. m 1 - i. uu Borne kindred tribes for the sustenance. Tha nantain renoi-ts that he was highly satisfied with their behavior as passen-, gerS. At IiTHV lie lalKl uimumj vwaiu meat before them, but the whole com pany sickened ; hereupon they were AA on flooh and ttiAV ta. r ... 1 1 liu covered their normal etaie oi ueiutu. They were offered tallow candles, at first in fun, but they regarded tnissors nf 4nnA aa a Iran nhninA KnronAan dell- VI 1VUU PI ' V.J wa.vvw - cacy and the women invariable made their children partake of it. All the members of this ourioua company showed a remarkable capacity for learn ing and aoquired a number of German and Spanish words and sentences' with faoility and employed them to good purpose. The visitors are to oe sent to Paris first, where they will be exhibited nr wi II exhibit themselves we should. perhaps, rather say to their oivilized 1 in thn .Tndin. nf d'Annlimata- Ultliuiou " v- tinn Thevare next to be forwarded to Hamburg and after a short stay in that city they will maKe tne tour oi tne great cities of Europe. London Globs.