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The Burke County Hews, Published Every Friday BY G. COBB, - SUBSCRIPTION PRICE: !pilrimae to him who dares I to do his duty ! There are no flowers except a few bouquets snatched from the graves of fallen foes; there is no happi- nessexcept the transient thrill i c t a 1 i i oi cruel triumph, wnicn passes VA). cV 1 UB. bkea shadow across the heart. zi7:7":r.z "Evcrv honest man who runs for office is a candidate for trouble; for the fruits of political victory turn to ashes on the lips. j "To me there is nothing in I this world so pathetic as a can ditate. He is like a mariner! without a compass, drifting on the tempest-tossed waves of uncertainty, between the Tin: Bukkk County Xkws, smiling cliffs of hope and the Morfanton, X. C. frowning cras of fear. He is a walking petition and living praver; he is the pack-horse of public sentiment; he is the dromedary of politics. And even if he reaches the foal of! his ambition, he will soon feel the beak of the vulture in his t !,. hi- One Year, 75 Cents. Six Months 40 Three Months 25 Advertising rates made known on application. Address all communications to the Merrimac, but Tennessee i nr. Greek O. Andrews AttemPU hasa 'Merrv Mac' that proudly ! Suicide, floats on the billow -our own ! W .lnutnr. Dispatch, 1Mb. Benton McMillin." A well dres-ed y.Mni-rmam.t :!, build registered Saturday night a Dunharton hotel a- ii. L Adam, ; more. tie on noi ieae in- r.-.in STATK NKW S. terday and in response to impm ie . he wns not ill and wanted nothing. The school fund in Durham county similar reply v.i gicn this nim . , , amounts to $2.."0 per capita. This afternoon a strong smell t lit in r traced to his room t lu- do., m. li. Ivlmiston tias neen appoiM- nn.Vi u Jjn)1 ,u, m;UJ (o(m(1 scions on the bed The clacks an. t,; the door and keyhole were Mutled wi , ed postmaster at Blowing Hock. A movement is on toot in Charlotte 10 organize a company to build electric car line around the citv. an paper and the gas was flowing tVout two open burners. He was taken to the Kmcrgency pital and afte several hours of FRIDAY, JAN. 20, MY). (H ) V KRNOR T A Y LOR'S FARKWKLL. The Atlantic Hotel at Morehead . 'O I . , 1 1 L.- . 1. C'.l ... I .1 lUV win oe soui reonmiy run 10 woiK restored 10 conciounes . islv a nmrtagage for 81.4J,00(. It was bein questioned he admitted lu built in 1M at a eo-t of &2tf.U00. The Governor has pardoned .las. Cornell, of Watauga, convicted ot house burning and sentenced to u term in the penitentiary. He had served two venrs. lift , Greek (). Andrews, a journalist. At midnight his condition stil! eiiti-.d. Andrews has been prominent in n.w.. paper work in the South. He i ,, well known North Carolina tamilv. .Mi. Andrews was former lv rt On Mondav Robert L. Tav- heart and the fan" of the ser-i lor left thejnibernatorial chair l)LMlt in llis soul- "I am no longer a candidate. ' ...i:, r.t... !...!. ;..i, v.... i (iiiiim to uic iinn iii iicn? illltl I J ! it ! Capt. Gardner, of Shelby company, ver. Later he was editor ot the llv had the honor of temporarily taking , Visitor, an evening paper of Ualeig!,. charge of Mono east I"! when it came 'He was iuMrumental in organizing tj. into the hands ot the Americans, but ,ompany which established the lialt i.-h was soon relieve! by the regular garri- ' lt and was connected with that pap. n Tennessee and Bent on Never ayain will I be inauru- UUMm"1 IL,n m ms SUM1- rated into public office. The! Below we print Governor :irfc ()f ni v humble public ca-1 Taylor's speech, believing that reer now rests on the Arrarat! of private life, and I stand on its peaceful summit and look I down on the receding flood of politics. The dove of my des tiny has brought me an olive: branch from happier fields, ! and, I yo hence to labor and ! to love. ' "I take with me a heart full of gratitude and a soul full of' precious memories; gratitude to the people for their unwav-i erinr confidence in me; pre-; cious memories of my friends who have been kind and true. "The record that I have made is an open book to all. I am willing tolivebythat record; I am willinjjfto die by it. For whatever mistakes I may have committed. I have kept steadi ly in view the honor of the State and the happiness of the people. our people will en joy this very characteristic production : "Mr. Speaker, Ladies and Gentlemen: I am about to shuttle oiT this mortal coil of politics and fly away to the heaven of my native mountains, where I may think and dream in peace, safe from the sick ening stilly of unjust criti cism; safe from the talons of some old political vulture; safe from the slimy kiss and the keen dajo'er of inrati t tide. "I do not mean to say that all politicians are vultures or that they are all hypocritesor assassins; for the rreat ma jority ot our public men are upright and honest, and wor thy ot the confidence reposed in them by the people; vet there are black wintrs in the son of artillery"1. The local camp of Confederate ver- ; erans at Raleiirh has adopted a resold I tion protesting against Butler's bill to ! pension ex-Confederates. The Con j federate camps all over the country are j passing similar resolutions. until about six month- ao. At;.i beinn revived Mr. Andrews denied tli,(: he attempted sdh-ide and said thai tin escaping jjras was an accident. Srai v i lie Landmark. Thank You, Brother. ' Statesville Landmark. Chas. A. Traylor, who was ion-; The L.indmaik has rec.ived tl,. vieted in Rowan Superior Court ot ti,( ,iUinuM- of TllK 1 l KK r. Cot n n for-rery and sentenced to two years in : XKvs, a weekly paper established :.i the penitentiary has been pardoned by .M, canton by Sir. T. G. CoU,. Ii i (;ov. Ku-sell. He had served ten j well gotten up and lri-tle with months of his term. Traylor was a lor;,l M,ws. The Landmaik wi. ne wel I known sport prior to his eon- .Mj-. Cobb sj.'cess in his new ventuie. victiou. - - - Win-ton Sentinel: An invenn.n The Citizen says Mrs. Thomas V. w bein' laken at th link ot (im! Patt.n, Miss dosie l'atton and McLeo.l fnr, ( ; ,-.-ensboro, which went into -w Itfon left Asheville We.lnesday 'f nntarv lhpii lat ion last week, dexe!.. last week for Cuba, to visit Capt. I'at- tH. ;tV that the depositors w ill he p d t ton, who is with the First North Caro- j,, f,, liua lJeniment at Mariano. Thev will make a tour ot the island and expect to PV Subscribe tor Tin. return to Asheville abouut the loth of XlCWS. 75 cents per ear. 4" 4 March. cents for six months, 25 cent for three months. P I U I political firmament, and ret)-1 "As I have already present- tiles crawl and hiss in every cu Ul on puouc ques- capital. Hut, thank Cmd, the tions ilVliy recont "K-ssajre live thunders of eternal truth I to tlu' ('-"ral Assembly, I always clear the atmosphere, i unnecessary to further and "the heel of justice will (l,sCl,ss tn " this happy liishop Cheshire, d the Episcopal Church, has auihorized and requested 1 the clergy of his diocese to prav for HflP nllPT I Q H H f Of the Divine -Miidance in behalt oV HlU IIIVGI LallU lUI 0011 State Legislature by adding the words. ; 'and for the General Assembly of this ; lleie's your chance to get poM--i". State, now in session," immediately : of .V) acres of as tine land a- there i after the words "in Congiess assem- in l.urke county. It i only a mil' bled." in the prayer for Congress. and a half from Morganton. ou He Catawba river, the greater nait oi i' oeeu oeg ,,. .,., i,,,,,,,,,, ;ll)l. A Healed eonine superior Lourt to settle the brtii se question d" the judgeship of the twelfth judicial district, which is m diinte the serpent's : Occasion: ha) to Otir new between Judges Moore and Norwood. ii win oe recaiieu mat. acting on tti -.ureh lu;id Lfovernor; happy to you; hap- "I do not retire from this j 1' to me; h:iVV' to us all. nflice with the ranklino-of dis-! "It only remains for me to appointment and chagrin in : n'( .vou 'in atVectionate and my bosom, but rather as mu! final farewell, and to express who retires from labor to rest; ; tnt prayer that the Christ from war to peace: from trou-' who died for love and mercy's ble to happiness. sake will juide our chief exe- I d not retire, the Som-i '"tive and all who shall follow nambulist of a shattered n,m 'n the paths of peace and dream, but with all the buds!ove baptize them with of hope bursting into bloom ; the spirit of mercy. Fare and all the bowers of the fu-;well, farewell." ture rinirino- with mehnly. I i "I now have the distin am cntented with mv lot inliruished honor to close the lite. 1 hree times I have won the laurel wreath of honor, twined by the people of im itative State, and that is rlory enough for me. ''While I believe that the .-wv, uiuciiis iiu iiieir suuis. io cnanje tne bail, yet how thorny is the 'figure - the United States path and how unhappy the hoaM of a llobon who siink ucinjg on nit supposition that Norwood hail resigned the judgeship, as tioy. Ruell claims, dudge Moore va, at t!e last election, electeti judge for the twelfth di-trict ami. iuce the Ut ot .laniia-y. ha exercised the functions of the otli'-e. Norwood, however, still claims to be the legal judge and the suit entered to -ettle the matter. 'las In et: scene, so far as I am concern ed. Benton McMillin has iriven his heart and hand to Tennessee. I now pronounce them husband and wife and mav the lonl have mercv on 1 he (irarid Lodge of Mason-, in ses-d n at Iialeigh, elected the following officers: (irand master. Kihard S. Noble, of Selma ; deputy rand master. Ii' rlv S. IJov-ter : euir grand warden. Hernv T. ( lark ; junir grand W'trden. V. S. Lwldell : grate! treas urer, William Simpsiui : grand secre tary, John Drewry, ot Raleigh. All fraternal relations were severed w ith the irand Lodge ot the State of' Wellington, beeaue of it-admi-ion a negro from Illinois a- a Mason, w hich the (irand I-odge of Norih Caro lina declare- to le h violation ,;f landmark of Ma-onry iu recognizing negro lodges. oouoiii uiUM. ieaiel a in a high state of cultivation. I'ui-cha-er will be allowed the pri iiege ! 'X' hanging lO acres of thi- laud ir I1 acre- of wood land near the tract i! -de-ir'd. before or after salt i- made. ( ojne early if vow wish to buy exce'letif farm cheap Till guar.i . teed clear. Applv to r. (;. ( t )i;i;. NhW- i.flic. Two Papers For Price of One. Write a postal card tv -ample copies of the NORIH CAROLINIAN arid F'A KM KR AND M LCI I A NIC I wo large eigh.-page pajM-r-. one DemM-tati- with a big D. the tf.er for the H.... a, pHr,. Until b.r I io- Year f.i ( Un- D ! lar. Add res , M)sKRIH s DAMKLs. Raleirh. N .