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THE HENDERSON GOLD LEAF THURSDAY, MAT 14, 1891.
cThe Gold Leap s' henderson, n. c. THURSDAY, MAY 14, 1891. BORE ABOUT TRUSTS. 91 A J. KAGLAXI) AGAIN. WHITES He Supplements His Former Re marks and Quotes Eminent Authority to Sustain His Position. Hyco, Va., April 20; 1891. In our first gaper on trusts, we en deavored to show that we were con fronted by a condition, not a theory; that there was a growing inequality in the condition of the citizens of this re public that augured no good to society or government; that trusts were harm ful and ought to be suppressed or kept by law within safe and harmless bounds. There have been many epochs in the history of the world, variously styled as the primitive age, the dark age, the age of renaissance and the modern and enlightened age. We read, too, of the iron age, the golden age, the poetic age, and the age of chivalry. We live in the industrial age, an age of development and utili tarianism above all others, and as savants tell us, as par excellence, the intensely egoistic or selfish age, The ruling dominating principle in the ages of the world, inciting and stimulating and governing man's ac tivities, is the love of power, "the de sire of the individual to impose his will, his personality, his views, his in dividuality in the widest sense of the word upon every one within the sphere of his existence." The consequence of such achievment of dominance and power in the individual means arrog ating to himself something that belongs to others, and just in proportion to the deprivation of independence in others will be the usurpers increase of power to first subjugate and reduce others to subserviency, to be followed afterward by oppression and spoliation. On this principle originated the no bility and aristocracy of the old world, and on this same principle has been built up a plutocracy in this country. The one a nobility of blood, the other a snobocracy of wealth and just as the people found it necessary to cur- t.lil 1 hf nccnrriTitinn nnrl tinwpr nf the: nobility and ruling class of the old J world, will they surely find it impera tively necessary to circumscribe the power and arrogance of money under the control of plutocrats in this re public. The safety, aye the salvation of the republic demands it, and it is only a question of time, and to prove effectual must be of short duration. Some men may sneer at the impend ing consequences of the unbridled lust lor power through the aggrandizement of the wealth of this country into the hands of a lew designing and unscrupu lous individuals of the character of one, who, when remonstrated with in regard to his policy being hurtful to the people replied,"the people be damned." And this utterance of itself demon strates a cause for the low muttering thunder that is being heard from time to time all over this land and liable to burst forth like a volcano and carry destruction and death before it. Nero fiddling while Rome was burning! ALL SEE DANGER AHEAD. The situation is evidently a grave one, when we see the ablest defender of the existing economic condition in this country, Mr. Carnegie, finds it necessary to write a long apology on wealth and the method of the wealthy in this republic. Mr. Carnegie, it must be remembered, i to some ex tent, a scion of nobility, financially at least if not by blood. A Scotchman by birth, an American nobleman by development, he views the question only from one stand-point, and that personal. He is. assuredly an able, shrewd man, and has amassed a for tune that would have endowed the kings of old Scotia for generations under the ancient dynasties of her brave and chivalrous race. But an able English humanitarian,Dr. Hughes, styles Mr. Carnegie an anti-Christian phenomenon, a social monstrosity, a grave political peril. Thanks to un restricted competition and the tariff, he has pocketed much more than his equitable share of the joint product of labor and capital. If he thinks that he has made this great pile, so to speak, on his own bat let him set up business on a solitary island and see how much he can net annually without the co operation of his 20,000 men and the ceaseless bounties of the vanishing Republican majorities in Congress." Th tnilereof this country send grateful thanks to the noble hearted divine for his brave true words, and to the Demo cratic party that helped to make them true! Cardinal Gibbons, in his most able and suggestive paper in the April North American Review, "Wealth and its Obligations," commenting on Dr. Hughes' paper in the December Nine teenth Century, "Irresponsible Wealth," says: "Written and published a few short weeks after the political upheaval of November last, (alluding to the political cyclone that swept the Repub lican party from power), these words, quoted above, ring out defiantly from the citadel of free trade." I need not write of Cardinal Gibbons to American readers; a man of the highest attain ments and tenderest human sympa thies, and, although occupying the most exalted position of his church in America, he does not consider it be neath his dignity to espouse the cause of the poor and oppressed, and does it with the zeal of a divine and the ability of a statesman. What has the Cardinal to say on the subject of a high protective tariff, which, more than any other agency has contributed to the formation of trusts, syndicates and monopolies for robbing the people, to build up col lossal fortunes for their organizers: "'The schools are too potent a factor our newspapers are too numerous, the the masses too intelligent to accept any half-way or uneven solution 6f this great economic question. (And to make it a little more pointed he might have said, the Republican policy of taxing the masses for the privileged few.) As surely as the sun shall rise to-morrow, the sovereign people will ascertain in the long run whether Mr. Carnegie is a 'normal process,' an imperative necessity,' an essential con dition of modern society.' A republic of millions of voters may err for a time, the political pendulum may for a season unevenly or unequally swing, but there is always here the biennial opportunity to modify or qualify one's views." We thank thee noble prelate for your wise and encouraging words! The Rev. Mr. Kaufman says, "in Europe the desperation of the poor is fast driving men into atheism." In the United States, says Professor R. T. Ely, "the methods of millionaries are alienating wage-workers from Chris tianity." "They cannot," says Car dinal Gibbons, "reconcile Godliness with greed; and one sanctimonious miserly millionaire in a community works more deadly harm to Christianity than a dozen isolated cases of burglary or drunkenness." Ex-Premier Gladstone and Cardinal Manning both notice, comment upon, and deplore "the shrinkage of private charity going on contemporaneously with the enormous increase of wealth in England." And directly in the face of the evil tendencies complained of bv the Cardinal and ex-premier, Mr. Carnegie bodly asserts that nine teen twentieths of the charity, public and private, is uselessly spent." All is chaff that is not grist to the million arie's mill. REPLY TO DOCTOR BROOKS. While our sentinel phiosophers, di vines, and statesmen see danger threat ening our beloved land, our friend Dr. Brooks, would have us believe that all our troubles come from "pessimism," indigestion, chronic grumbling or "over-production," or a mixture of all. He argues that it is insensate folly "to raise our feeble cries against this that, or the other, and try to hew our destinies to the line of our conceits, but that the divinity of evolution shapes all our ends." We ought not to con fess to any surprise at the above decla ration, coming as it does from a "na tionalist," a disciple of the author of "Looking Backward," who evolved from his fertile brain, the wildest, most utopain and baldly absured socialism, that was ever conceived of. There is a vein of ridicule running all through the doctor's paper, ill adapted to so grave a subject. But when he says "it is useless, if not unwise, to decry in general terms combinations of capital and monopolies and destructive of our best interests," but goes further, and actually claims that "they have wrought the greatest blessings to the human race," we can scarcely believe the doctor is in earnest. It is a fact in the piscatorial world as the doctor states, that "the big fish shall eat up the little ones;" but does the doctor propose, willingly, to sacrifice himself in becoming food for filling the cor morant maws of the big fish, or does he propose to turn "big fish" and thus escape the doom of the little minnows?; Possibly the doctor may think he can appropriate a little "cat hole" all to himself, but whenever the big fish start for him "he's a goner!" We challenge the doctor to the proof of his declaration, that combi nations in the nature of "monopolies have wrought the greatest blessings to the human race." No one can, or will, deny that the concentration ol capital ethically used is beneficial in dustrially, socially, educationally and religiously; but when large aggregations of capital are used in any monopolistic, forestalling or gambling business, with the avowed purpose of over-riding and driving out' competition, it is hurtful and antagonistic to all legitimate, honest business. We beg to remind the doctor that the great mass of the farmers of this country are not novel readers, and are looking forward rather than "looking backward," as it seems has been the doctor's recent occupation . They are looking forward to a different develop ment than Bellamy describes, or thai which centers power and money into the hands of unscrupulous wealth; and that development we verily believe is coming through legislation and peaceful revolution, let us hope, but it is never theless, surely coming! Dr. Brooks is a reading man and ought to know better than to repeat the refrain of Edward Atkinson, "over production is ruining the farmers." The New England statistician had a motive in such plea, but , what a Vir ginia farmer can mean by its use js beyond this scribe's conjecture, if the doctor had said under consumption and a restriction of markets for our farm products, and the currency to handle them at the proper time, were prejudical to the agricultural industrv of this country, such statement would have been founded on facts and en dorsed by the intelligent planters all over the land. The subsidized hire lings of the money lords of this country are even crying, "lie still farmer, you are doing your own hurt in producing more than the world can consume; you have no one but yourself to blame for low prices." It would extend this paper far be yond the desired lengh to demonstrate how the farmer suffers through inade quate currency to move and handle his crops at the proper ' time, and how his markets are circumscribed and he discriminated against in various ways, and all for the benefit of mon opolists here and abroad. The sec retary of agriculture in an article in the April North American Review, says "Nor can the farmer unequally share in the increase of our national wealth, in the general advance of national prosperity, without sooner or later, but most certainly, causing a grave disturbance in the equilibrium of national affairs. The surest guar antee to the stability of any govern ment is to be found in the enjoyment of equal privileges by all classes of its citizens, and in a just distribution among them of the benefits as well as the burdens of the political structure." ' Not the wealth of the few, but the well-being of the many, ought to be the chief concern of those to whom the affairs of the government is en trusted. And now in conclusion, begging pardon for the length of this commu nication we can say to the reader, that whatever may be the opinion of the writer of this paper he gives you food for serious thought from some of the ablest and most distinguished men living who regard the subject heie dis cussed, trusts and their influence for evil, with the gravest fears and most emphatic denunciation. Right or wrong, this writer is assuredly in good respectable company; but he has the courage of his convictions and were he alone in the belief which he holds against trusts he would still disclaim with all his might against their unho ly purposes. We honestly entertain the opinions to which we have striven to give shape and expression, have no axe to grind, but stand ready to help sharpen the great broad-axe of the people to hew to the line, regardless of how, when, or where the chips may fall. More over, he is optimist enough to believe that it is not yet too late to bring this government back to an administration of the people, for the people, by the people, and not a government of the masses, by the classes, for plunder. R. L. Ragland. A XJRISIS AT FONTENOY. THE IRISH BRIGADE LED THE DECI SIVE CHARGE. When the French Were Broken ami AbouT to Kctret Irish Genius and Valor Arose and Won the Day A Story of the War in Flanders. .Copyright. 1891, by American Press Associa tion. Book rights reserved. ONTENOY was the turning battle in the war in Flan ders between the French and the allies supporting Maria Theresa for the German throne, and the $Jt c01" o' the Irish bloody field in less M than t&rt miniitJ time wrested vic tor y for th e Fre nc h from impending disaster. The bat tle was not a model one on the part of the French. Under command of Louis XV and Marshal Saxe they were laying siege to Fonrnay, on the Sheldt, and when the allies, 50,000 to fiO.OOO strong, came up in the rear to raise the siege Saxe swung 40,000 of his troops around on to aslope, presenting two faces to the enemy. His lines thus had two directions and met in an angle at the center, the same as the un fortunate position occupied by Sickles' corps oa July 2 at Gettysburg. The French ranks rested on the Sueldt on the right, and In an impenetrable wood on the left and the front was strengthened by heavy re doubts having a diverging fire that swept the whole plain beyond. The left side of the angle had but two redoubts, one at the point and one at the extreme left. The right side was better supplied. Marshal Saxe stated that he. did not believe that a commander existed bold enough to attempt to put his troops through the raking fise from those two widely separated redoubts. It proved a weak spot, however. The allies were formed under three com manders Gen. Ingoldsby on the right, to charge the isolated redoubt at the edge of the wood on the extreme left; the young Duke of Cumberland with Anglo-German troops in the center, and Prince de Wal deck on the left with the Dutch troops. The action began at 5 o'clock in the morn ing. May 11, 1745, and raged as an artillery duel for four hours. Then the allied in fantry took it up and made a grand ad vance all along the line. The Dutch infant ry in heavy columns, supported by cavalry, gallantly faced the terrible artillery fire that raked their lines crosswise and lengt h wise. The French had a sixteen psunder battery on a bluff at the extreme right of their position that swept the Dutch lines from end to end. No soldiers could be made. to endure such cannonading without some diversion from other sources. And at a critical time there was a prospect of such diversion, for the Duke of Cumberland at the head of 15,000 British and Hanover ian infantry, and accompanied by twenty cannon, carried in the left side of the angle from the redoubt at the wood to the point at Fontenoy. The redoubt at the wood assaulted by Ingoldsby had not leen car ried, owing to the cowardice or inefficiency of the leader of the attacking column. But the duke pressed on into the very center of the French lines, more than 300 paces past the battery front. Of course he carried confusion with hiin. Louis XV and the Dauphin were in the camp. If the Dutch could do as well on their side as Cumber land had done on his the French were lost, for owing to the situation there was no avenue of escape in case of defeat. Despair settled down on the French councils. The favorite troops had given way before Cum berland's blows. The steady musketry fire of his columns seemed to the French as something infer nal, and his advancing cannon knocked to pieces whole brigades of the king's choice infantry. The French had 110 pieces of cannon in their redoubts, but these were all needed to do their work there. Four guns only had bn left in reserve, and an officer of the Irish brigade, Col. Lally, sug gested that they be brought into action to oppose Cumberland's advance. This idea coming to the ear of the king was adopted, and the guns were brought into action in front of the victorious allies, whose shouts of triumph resounded over the plain. Tha move placed the impetuous Cumberland into a difficult position. He had cut his way through a gap, for the French batter ies on both Hanks of his column reiaained intact and fired upon the allies who at- MAP OF THE BATTLE GROCXD. tempted to follow tip to the duke's support. His column was exposed to attack on the front and each flank, if the French had the vigor and foresight to act np to the emer gency. Already orders had been given from the French headquarters to prepare for retreat, and even the batteries so er sistently holding the Dutch in check along the side of t he angle had been told to aban don their ground. The allies under Cum berland were astounded and all lut par alyzed by their sudden success. They had rushed iato the center of the French army; brigade after brigade of French infantry had melted away before them; confusion and inaction were everywhere noticeable in the French camp, and Cumberland's men actually stood still jn wonder and uncer tainty. Their surprise ajid inaction lasted until the French recovered a firm grip pa Uae situation. The commander of the four reserve cannon, which had been ordered to the front nndar Cl. Lally's inspiration, hurried them forward, crying out, "No re treat; the king orders that these four pieces of cannon should gain the victory." The allied eohtmn that had broken Iriok Bt.J. S through the French wis in the form of an oblong, with three battle fronts. Marshal Saxe ordered the four cannon to open on the longest front and cat gaps (or the French cavalry to dash through. At the tame time the infantry brigades that could be re-formed were to attack on each flanK. On the extreme French left lay the Irish brigade, six infantry regiments, known as Clare's, Bulkeley's, Dillon's, Roth's, Ber wick's and Lally's. These men had nbt Oeen at the front thus far during the bat tle, and had cursed their luck in conse quence, but their enthusiasm, or "panting irdor." as the phrase is. was about o Ik- giion a !cpe rei; Tiicy were jil.iced as the head of a column to attack the Duke of Cumberland's right flask. Being com posed of youu:? meu, all fits?) and burning with hatred oi their old hereditary foe, the English, their sek-ctiou to bear the brunt of the attack was cX once a compliment, and a challenge to them to show proof of their mettle. When the word came to go Col. Lally siiid tj hi.- men, "March against the enemies f .France and yourselves without ii::g until you have the points of your b.;yo!.rts upon their bellies." The Irishmen went forward all animated with Ue spirit of Lally, and coolly re serving their lire. Before the. 11 lay a slope ascending toward the allied lines, and swept by a galling tire from thousand of muskets and two cannon. Up the steep tbey went without pulling a trigger, to be mcf, by some of the crack troops of the British army, among them the famous Coldstream guards. The briyjide wore scarlet uniforms, and advancing in good order called out in English, "Steady, boys! Forward! Charge!" so that the fc.eaien heard the rally and saw what was to come. As the opposing lines came together a British officer swlvanced to the front and singled out Capt. Anthony McDonough for combat. A sword duel was foisgiit on the spot, the soldiers on both sids nearest the scene pausing to witness the fight McDonough finally disabled his foe and sent him to the rear as a prisoner, while his comrades sent up a tremendous shout over the victory as an omen of good luck. Following this incident the British let loose thc-ir volleys of bullets, and for a few moments cut down the intrepid Irishmen like grain before the scythe. The com mander, Col. Clare, was hit twice. CoL Dillon was killed at the head of his regi ment, and scores of officers and hundreds of men fell under this fire. Yet there was scarcely a check to the impetuous move ment of Erin's gallant sons. With their famous Celtic slogan, '"Remember Limer ick and Saxon perlidy," they rushed to close quarters, 'thrusting their bayonets into tiiii faces of their antagonists before firing a .shot. Even in front of that blazing column the bayonet, like the honest stick in a scrim mage, had more charms for the Irish lads than the uncertain muzzle and flint. They conld feel with their countryman who sang of his encounter with a Claude Duval: HU pistol it flashed. But his head I mashed. Oh! shillelah, you never missed fire. An unfortunate circumstance happened at the outset that would have' chilled the ardor of less determined warriors. A bri gade of Frenchmen, mistaking the Irish in their scarlet colors for the enemy, charged THE DUEL. them and fatally wounded many before the mistake was discovered. Even this did not cause more than a temporary wavering, and the brigade soon saw their opponents flying from the field. Of the twenty cannon with the Duke of Cumberland the brigade made trophies of fifteen. They also took two colors. The colors and two guns were captured from the Coldstream guards by Col. Bulkeley's regiment. So quick was the change of scene after the Irish got to work that a contemporary spoke of Cumberland's column as "en chanted legions which were visible and in visible at pleasure." It was an affair of seven or eight minutes. The French war minister, who was on the spot with his king, said, "In ten minutes the battle was won." The brigade lost 73 officers and 400 men killed and wouuded. Clare's regiment had its lieutenant colonel and 5 captains killed, its major and 8 captains and 1 lieutenant wounded. Dillon's regi ment lost its colonel, lieutenant colonel and 3 captains killed, 3 captains and 6 lieutenants wounded. Roth's regiment had 3 captains killed, and its colonel and 9 captains wounded. Berwick's regiuient lost 3 captains killed, 2 captains and 5 lieutenants wounded. In Lally's regiment 3 lieutenants were killed and the colonel, lieutenant colonel and major, 3 captains and 4 lieutenants were wounded. Fifz james' Irish cavalry regiment, acting with the hor.se, also lost heavily. Twenty-five officers of this regiment were among the killed and wounded. Following the battle, which was a de cisive victory for the French campaign, Louis XV thanked the several Irish c.rps in person. Honors and grata i lies were showered upon the surviving officers, and when George IV of England heard tae de tails and realized that his son had been de feated by Irish gallantry he exclaimed, "Cursed be the laws which deprive me of such subjects." The laws referred to were the penal and anti-Catholic measures adopted for Ireland after William of Orange made conquest of the C.ituclic districts in IOJL These meas ures were held to be in direct violation of the treaty at Limerick, hence the battle cry of the exiles on the field of Fontenoy, "Remember Limerick and Saxon perfidy." Yet it was not with the spirits of cold blooded renegades that these Irishmen fought against this E:;lish army, in which their ancestors had won renown, and where their own r:iets and biofnl were pitted against them. After Cumberland had been driven from the field of Fontenoy and the brigade was allowed to rest some of the men were seen to be in tears. When pressed to give a reason for the sadness on the h?els of such a happy victory they re plied that while they had doDe their duty by France, and would do so again, it was hard to fight against their own country men, some of whom might be friends, and even relatives. To dispel their sadness the band was ordered to play up "Patrick's Day," when the men responded with a jovial shout, "Hurrah for old Ireland!" George L. Kilmer. High Monuments. The Washington monument in Wash ington heads the list of lofty objects. 1 is 555 feet high. The Victoria tower in London, 340 feet, comes next, and the Bar tholdi Statue of Liberty ranks third at 303 feet. There are several pyramids, however, which are loftier than pbe Victoria tower, that of Cheops being 466 feet high. St. Louis Glole.-Democrat. He Iil What He Could. feiirf..skja t?ball you send your son to col lew? Ii;.!.:;M Nf, I cannot afford It; bill IVc ii'xt.ul.-t l'.i:i h cape overcoat. Puck. Now Try This. 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""" 1 8 1 9 Etna Fire, of Hartford, 1 86 1 Commercial TTn ion of T nnrlnn . 1821 1794 i852 1866 1710 Guardian, of London, Insurance Co. of North America, Lancashire, of England, Queen, of Liverpool Sun Fire Office, of London, Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection iu insurance uo., 1 863 Traveler's Accident, of Hartford Anglo-Nevada, of San Francisco, 1 86 1 St. Paul Fire and Marine, i8o5 Caledonian, of Scotland 1843 Mutual Life, of New York, A Share of Your Business is Solicited. L. T. HOWARD. HOWARD & TAYLOR, (Successors to E. F. Wyatt & Son.) : Manufacturers - of - and - Dealers - in : HARNESS, SADDLES, .- ETC., Hjbistideirsois-. (Same Stand, Main meet all competitson and give our patrons the very best bargains obtainable. We carry alsoa full line of Rubber Goods, Oil, Varnish, Castorine for buggy axles, &c. HAll kinds of repairing promptly and well done at reasonable rates. thankful for past favors, we hope to merit a continuance of the same liberal pariron age Come to see us. We promise our best efforts to please you. BOUKKE & ESTIMATES FURNISHED FREE. WORK AS ROOD AND PRICES AS LOW AS ANY DEALER FERTILIZES Tobacco Planters as SALE BY HENDERSON,. C. isr. a AND SETTLED HERE. Assets Represented. t ASH ASSETS. $10,071,509 i6,5So,265 24432,736 8,731,250 9,733,048 10,161, 2l5 10,388,528 1,343,905 I2,500,000 2,569,552 1,723,904 7,000,000 147,000,000 A. F. TAYLOU 1ST. O Street, Alley Building.) AVith a larger stock of Harness, Saddles, Bridles, Collars, Collar Pads, HALTERS,-:-AyHIPS, Lap Robes and Dnsturs, Horse Blankets, Cnrry Combs and Brashes, and in fact everything in the harness line than we have ever kept before, we are bet ter than cvpr nronarul t ZlMMER'S ORNAMENTAL MarMe-M-MtfivWoris, HeDdersoB, N. C, Near Postoffice. LATEST DE6IGXS IX Monuments, Statuary, TomMonesj Curiam. Vases, etc. THUNDER ANDUGHTNING! Protect Your Property. I am prepared to put up lijihtnine rod ami parties wantinu such work done wiif find it to thPlr advantage to Ret me to do it IVVn;i, 1 USei the very best mteriai; and put the work up accordins to the most approved and scientific methods. Special attention to repairing rod- al ready on houses, beiog provided with a batterv for testinp to see if connections are properly made. Terms very reasonable ! George Orenshaw, I HENDERSON, N. C. 1 See,w.,,at tle tollowlnis hi2h authorities VfVr t,,e vaI" and Importance of LIGHT NIXU RODS IN PROTECTING PROP nl 1 : Professor Joseph Henry, Secretary Smithsonian Institute, says: "In a house properly provided with Lightning Rods however many discharges mav fall on it' we are well assured, from full experience and established principles, no damaee can ensue to the occupants within." Professor Johnson, in his work 011 Nat ural Philosophy, states: "Conductors at tached to buildings do really protect them from injury by lightning, as has been abundantly proved by actual experience thousands of times." iB?ArJW- Sriow Harris, F. R. S., who in 33i icated the subject in the interest ?i.BJ,twlV N?vy y: "A Judicious application of pointed conductors, both on land and sea, is not only desirable, but in general 19 absolutely essential to the pre servation of buildings and ships from the ravages of lightning." nich 12 a Paiie HoiBlitenrise! Remember you can gat as good work, at as reasonable prices, at Crow & Marston's Carriage I Wagon Works HENDERSON, N. C, As anywhere. No matter whether ym want a vehicle made out and out, or want repairing done, we are prepared to accom modate you on short notice and iu the most workmanlike and satisfactory manner Having thoroughly fitted up our shops with all necessary tools and implements and employing orlv the best workmen, we are better prepared than ever to supply Car riages, Buggies, Wagons, Carts, &e., at lowest prices. We make a specially of manufacturing the celebrated Alliance Wagon, one of the best, wafrrms sn!l Tf mhiiaI i.- excelled. We are prepared todoaljikinds of work with neatness and dispatch, and make a specialty of carriage painting, REPAIRING AND HORSESHOEING. Thankful for past pationage, we hope uy good work and strict attention to business to merit a continuance of the same. ' Verv Respectful I v. CROW & MARSTON, Jan. 2t-l c. . Henderson, N. C. sr.O XT T Z" S HORSE AND CATTLE POWDERS " .v ., " ' Mi i'rm or Mug Fi. VKR, if Nmtz-s lo (pr are in tinm. Jontz's l'ow.li.rill--nr.- nn.i prrvent llK('iior.KKa. toutr.1i Pmvilora win fni-rensr the- qnantltr of milk anrt crpnni twenty per cent., und ninkr (lie liiitu r firm ana sweet. Fomz's row.iore win rure or prevent almmt kvibt Diskakk to which Horse nn I altlc re wililrrt. FoVtz's Fownfiui will ivk SATlsFr.-rioJi. Sola everywhere. DAVID T. FOOTS. Proprietor. BILTIMORK. 11D. FOR SALE UY M. DORSEY, Druggist. YalcaWe Real Estate in the Town or Henderson. One House and Lot On Rowland street; good neighborhood; six rooms ; all necessary out-houses : eood well of water : now occupied by Mr. R. A. Bullock. One Vacant Lot adjoining same, upon which is a good stables. An elegant building lot. One House and Lot; four rooms; good kitchen; good well water ; f.n Rowland utreet ; occupied by E. D. Mitchell. This lot has stables. Four-room House & Lot and all necessary out-houses , situated on Rowland street, adjoining that now occu pied by E. D. Mitchell. Has good well water. One Lot upon which is a good tenant house adjoin ing the above, together with ive other va cant lots iu the same neightx -;ood. One Brick House on Orange street ; four rooms ; now oecu pied by W. S. Walden. One House and Lot on Orange street: six rooms; now occu pied by J. 1$. Tucker. One Brick House on Orange street ; four rooms ; now occu pied by Job Tierce. One House and Lot on Orange street ; six rooms ; occupied by Tom Taylor. Two Lots in rear of the last three mentioned' oa each of which is a good tenement house. Two Houses and Lots on Cemetery street, with four rooms each Also a Good Farm in a high state' of cultivation ; only two miles from Henderson. Has an excellent house of seven rooms, in large grove, on Eublic roads. Is a very fine tobacco farm as four good barns for flue curing; con taining about 200 acres ; good water and out-houses. All the attove rorrtv will be sold f'r division among the heirs of Mrs. M. W. Rowland,' deceased. Terms to suit pur chasers. For further information apply to Mr. Ishain C. Rowland, of Henderson, . C, or the undersigned, Wilson, N. C. A. W ROOLAN L, Atfy for Mrs. M. W. Rowland, dee d. . 1 A - - t f Bl'-VW 1 rTI:6EST 7ui FC,R BALE. BY Davis & Rose 9 4t W JMHil 1 1 1 f l a Ml il If UIU MACHm