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Editor and Publisher. I
Vol. xxxi. No. 44.
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A GLOEIOUS EE-UNION, Itemed as if all the world aud hi,
Spring i'eet. Everything and
every Oodv being ready tor the speech
HUNDREDS OF CONFEDERATE
VETERANS MEET IX IiEXOIR.
Ufkih: and Jeweler,
ALL KINDS OF REPAIRING
Done with Neatness A. Dispatch
My motto i THOROUGH WORK at MODER
ATE PRICES. Don't forget tne place.
Opposite tbe Postofflce.
JToyember 3d, '87, tf V .
TIi Union and Confederate Flags To
gether Float in the Sunlight and Sen
ator Ransom Makes a Speech.
Extract from the Lenoir Topic.
tSaturday's weather was Confederate
Providence smilad upou the veter
ans, the weather was propitious, the
sun shone and tha day was as lovely
as a day in Spring.
What prophet could have foretold
it ? 'Twns far beyond the ken of Old
Probabilities. lie knew not what sort
of weather Saturday would bring
The great mass of cloudn that had
brooded o'er the whole country for
weeks, drooping and drizzling and
breaking up all the fairs, was broken
ut) itself and a rift made in it fr the
sun to shine for one day only, and
that day for the Contederate veterans,
and after that the rain began again.
Bright and early Saturday morn
ing crowds of citizens of the county
began pouring into Lenoir, and every
king aud evervoody was j a 11 oi nie
ai d bii.stlsuir. Veterans, bronzed and
zzkd. one-leggtd men, one trms 1
men, citizens, men, women und child
ren moved about and jostled together
in their holiday clothea find all were
I' ay and upon pleasure bent. Wagons
acd teams of all sorts were fcatterej
about and greet hampers of provisions
hidden away in them foretold the
coming conflict of the dinner hour.
Inrly in the morning the Stars ahd
tr-tripes were rlung to the breeze irom
tli'3 masthead of the signal t'ole and
wftved bravely over the turons be
neath. On entering the town at 10
o'clock one had an inspiring scer.e to
greet his gaze. The streets were black
with people ana that mysterious hum
and buzz of a great multitude, its
breath of life, reaching his ear?, had
h-3 effect upon hitu that presence in a
crowd always docs upon individuals, j
quickly assimilating mm and cnarg-
g him with the magnetism or the
What a stirring time it was ! .Eve
rybody was in a hurry and yet seetn-
"o'y doing nothing. 'Vanees et
erans, mounted men outttrmiiK:
Rangers," the veterans called them
galloping madly up and down, through
and across the streets, urging on their
fiery, foaming steeds as if life and
leath depended upon thcirexpedition, j
And in nine cases out of ten they were
only in quest of a pin with which to
adjust their sashes in gracetul folds.
hese horsemen numbered about
twsnty and were relatives of the vet
erans, who were too young to.be in:
the war, organized under tie com
mend of Captain T. M. Vance to act
is a guard of honor to the veterans
and, riding iu front of the column, to
clear the way for it. They formed on
Spring street and awaited orders to
march. This body of men was organ
ized by Chief Marshal IIarjer for the
purpose of clearing the way for the
progress of the column and to facili
tate its movements by keeping order.
lhe committee of arrangements and
the Chief Marshal met at headquar
ters in the i loneer Library and at half
past ten o'clock orders were given to
the companies to form upon the pub
lie square. Ihis was done while the
Conover brass band played Dixie and
other inspiring music.
v hen it wa3 time for the column
to take up the line of march, the
mounted escort war marched around
by College Avenue to pass in review
before the veterans drawn up in line.
As they rode up, holding their pranc
ing steeds to the ground, the martial
blast of the trumpets made them
square themselves proudly back in
their seats and theyr felt as if they
could ride right up to the cannon s
mouth and extract the ball. By the
time they had ridden the gauntlet of
those old vets all the starch was gone,
their horses had quit prancing and
they rode as limp as it they were go
iug to mill. The veterans called them
"Buttermilk Hangers," guj'ed them
and chaffed them all over with good
natured rslliery. It was all in good
humor, for the veterans began to feel
good and to remember h.w they used
to bedevil the cavalry in the same
way during the war. And all the
time they were proud of the boys be
cause they laughed at the old soldiers'
jokes and they appreciated the motive
these young fellows had in doing honor
to the grand old soldiers who had
smelled pjwder, by acting as a guard
of honor and as an escort to them.
From the corner of West Boundary
and West Main streets to the corner
of Spring and Church Streets the vet
erans, wooden legged and all, marched
and kept splendid step to the beating
of the bas3 drum by Air. G. W. Hoi
loway, who was an old war drummer.
On Spring Street, Mr. P. L. Baker,
son oi the old war nfer, William Ba
ker, now gone to his rest, started in
and accompanied the drum with such
stirring aira on the fife as "Polly put
the kettle on" and the like. At the
cound of this familiar music, under
which they all enlisted", the veterans
gave the veil that we nave been want
ing to hear. It was the . genuine old
Confederate yell. We had nothing to
do with it but when they yelled we
listened and yelled too.
The streets on the whole line of
march were crowded with spectators
and the column en all sides and be
hind was accompanied by a solid and
compact mass ol moving humanity.
e, Alajor ii. v. a. Jtiarpcr, vdiiei
Marshal, in a few happy and appro
priate remarks introduced to the vast
audience Col. Clinton Albert Ciller,
ate of the United Statr-s Army, who
was engaged during the whole war in
the West against the Caldwell troops
iu the Western army.
col. cilley's addeiss.
As we will have the pleasure of
.printing Col. Cilley's address in full
Voni the manuscript next week, we
will not mar it by an attempt at giv
ins a summary. It is sufficient to say
that it was a broad, libera!, weii-timed
tC't;c!i and was thoroi
nv with tae spirit of :as audience.
will report a pretty cpis le or incident
M r. o 1 1 r.-i 1 1 it 1 1 1 in of f i i r' p iKP ( it
it written address. At the
nd of his address, Col. Cilley said, as
he took a tattered old ha: tie-flag from
the 58th .Nortn Carolina Kogiment.
It was carried through the campaign
of the western army. This star in my
i-i lit hand I cut from the ilug of my
. 11 Regiment as it hung by a few
i.ilkeu threads, just t:fter the battle of
".J-.-ntonviliC, where these two Regi
: i. nts liKt l-:r the last tiiiie in action
i:s they had ofa-ii mot bt-f-ie. Ti-ey
1-avj never been s 2itv;r each other us
low, and I hail it a sign of perfect
peace, tu.-.I a g.xi.i i-mui fbr the K;arj
tli at they now come close together ii
the hands oi p. Yankee .-oMi.-r, an 1 ia
1 h Sjuthern home." At the cWo of
there remarks, the band played
' 2 lurching through Georgia."
In response to cabs from the atidi-c-uo?,
M:jor-(.T(-neral M. W. Hansom,
Senior U. S. Senator from North Car
oina, aroso and proceeded to addnss
KXTIIACT-S Fl'.OM i-KXATOR H VNSOM's
Ladus, C:i:ti''tde, Fdfcw- Country
hi. This is a great iav and Iain
glad to be here to take part wilh you
' i the grand purpose of 1 his trreat dav.
! I Lave seen greater conoourses of ;..o-
. ) I have beheld hundreds of thou
sands oi my fellow citizens massed to
i y. l:er 'upon some great occasion in
Washington ; I have seen great armies
; i:.rsha!ied ujion the plains of battle ;
I Lave seen a million of people g:.th
erod together in the great metropolis
i i'liie country. But, my countrymen,
as i stand here, a North Carolinian,
hi 1 look into the faces of you, my
fellow-citizens, and p-iaze upon the
jve'y North Carolina landscape
arouna us, v.itn the blessed b;ue
mountains in the distance, as I vie.v
the lovely tints of the autumn foliage,
aud as I contemplate the noble ca :so,
thrt calls us together reflecting upon
those things, I can only say that no
occasion can be more interesting to
mc. than the present. I. listened with
great interest to the wise, well Maed
and eloquent words of the gallant gen
tlemen who preceded me. A glorious
thing it is, indeed, that ia our times it
has come to pa3 that Judge Cilley, a
soldier who fought on the Federal
side in the late war can say such
things as these here in a Southern
town and that his words should meet
with universal approbation.
Here followed a tribute to confeder
ate soldiers and "the women, G d
b'ess em as Gen. Mad. Leach loves
to put it. Gen. Ransom always talks
aoout the women and Iiie Sentinel
has a vague suspicion that therein lies
one secret of his success.
I agree with Judge Cilley in his
remarks about the origin of the war.
It is preposterous to say that North
ern men would have fought just to
free the slaves or tnat the .Southern
men would have fought jus j to keep
the negroes in slavery. The majority
of the Southern soldiers owned no
slaves. The property in slaves would
i a ve been safe under Lincoln. The
caus3 of the war hinged imon a sec
tional difference between the North
and South about the functions of gov
ernment oi:0 taking stronger views
than the other ou the subject of States'
Rights. Each thought itscif right. "
After the playing of Dixie by the
band, Col. W. H. II. Cov.des arose
and addressed the veterans for a few
dilutes ia his usual felicitous style.
NOTES AND COMMENTS.
Gen. Ransom held a levels and
handshaking ou the platform after
the speaking and most of the old sol
diers came up and grasped him, the
old commander of many of them,
warmly by the hand.
Right here The Sentinel wants
to tell an incident about that HAND
of Senator Ransom's. It is related
that the HAND once met a man
whom it didn't know, but the HAND
wssn't to be oufdone, so it inquired
the person's name and with a hearty
'How are you, Mr. Jones," it gripped
upon that person and siuce then the
person has never failed to use its in
fluence for the HAND. They do say
that whenever a man shakes it he is
made a life-long friend of its owner.
Senator Zeb. Vance was invited but
he is trying to complete his residence
near Black Mountain before Congress
meets and couldn't come.
Over 3,000 people were at the re
union and it was a big day for Lenoir.
Already the talk is to have an even
more successful re-union next year
than this, if that is possible. It will
probably be earlier in the season. A
permanent organization and free din
ner to all the veterans will be certain
. features of next year's re-union.
WHY THEESr AXD.WEST CAN
C NO T TRADE TOGETHER.
fiillgJi Freight Kates arc Killiug Our
Traffic. Some Sensible Words From
t?:e Goldsboro Argus.
An item appeared in the Sunday's
issue of our esteemed cotcmporarv the
New hern Journal, under the above
heading, which for its importance, we
give beiow in fail :
"A merchant in Newbern received
from Salem, N. C, a few days ago
two barrels of common clay pipes, the
freight on which was $1.35 per barrel.
The fi eight on the same from Balti
more, nearly three times the distance,
would have been twenty cents per bar
rel. We call the Governor's nttcntion
to this little matter to further satisfy
him it possible that the great railroad
corporations doing business in this
State have "divided the empire," arid
in the terms of division it has been de
creed that there shall be no traffic be
treen the people east of Goldsboro and
those vest of that point. All eomnm
n hy of interest is destroyed and we
sr? forced to go North f'.r oven cluv
pi.ivs when they are made in our o.vu
Ne.vovU-.i v.-'th her cheap at- r
rooies ought to sirvp'y a Targe r.rti m
o. eastern ano
heavy groceries -!"1 would do it hue
f'-r lhe raiiroad corporations who are
interested m nut'ti'iig un otlior pon
We sought to free
sucn imiucac-s oy a connection wi i
t!i a C. F. & Y. V. 11. It., but the Gov
ernor prefers to foster the interests of
tt;os3 who oppress us.
Let us appeal to the next Guneiai
Assembly to uec apt the proposition of
the C. F. & Y. V: to buv the A. A N.
C R. R."
IL is from no antagonism to Gov.
Seal s, that we reprint thi.-? nrtie'e, nor
do ve beli vethat it was Conceived in
sii'-h antag-ansni. We, especially the
witt -r, have always been warm adarr
ersrf'Gov. Scales, aud have ah'vavs
given him hearty and loyal support.
stwoern, one wne.se every mslin
and interest would inelino him to bo
favorable to Gov. Scales, sav the
Gov. Scales was i eing imposed upon,
that he had been prejudiced by inter
ested parties, not only against the in
terest of the section through winch
the A. & N. C. it. R. runs, but against
the people of that section as well.
This too. before even lie had made
known his decision in the matter of
This is a grievous charge to be made
against the Chief Executive of a great
State by a personal and political
friend. We say greivous, because it
is a crime in a public man to be igno
rant of the interest committed to his
care, and none but the ignorant are
The Governor could, and we be
lieve should have given his consent
that the the managers might try to
float the bonds of the A. & C. R. R.,
for the purpose of making the exten
sion. They could only have failed if
he had consented. In case of failure
we would have been as well off as now
and in case of success we would have
had what the hearts of this people
yearn for, what they demand, and
what the interest of all parts of the
The story of the pipes is only one of
a thousand. No man who lives iu
Eastern North Caroltna knows how
an apple grown in Western North
Carolina tastes, unless after climbing
the mountains he has climbed the
tree and plucked the, to us, forbidden
fruit. This too, from the simple fact
that a barrel of apples could be ship
ped from the extreme North for
much les3 than it could be shipped
fro 11 Western North Carolina.
The interest of any State is, that her
peopie should be united by the iad:-.-soi
a; .ble bene's of commerce: ; bar. :
lori'r as this i:.f:i?:i;n rnilr.iml f n ritt !
taste ofWestem North Carolina ap
ples. To such as these we have not been
addressing ourselves ; in their minds
the first elements ot the State craf;
does not exist, in their hearts the seeds
of patriotism have not even yet been
planted. If we can be allowed to
somewhat transform a text on politi
cal economy taken from the great ori
ginal work oa all true political econo
my, we will close by saying, where
your commercial iuteiests tend there
wid your heart be also.
A FAMOUS RE3I -RK.
The (iovemor of North Carolina to the
- Governor of South Carolina.
V'aaiiinijton Letter to Philadelphia Record.
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury
Thompson vas formerly Governor of
South Carolina, and might, therefore,
be supposed to know more or less
about the famous remark of the Gov
?rr or of North Carolina. He said to
me the other day that it was marvel
ous how far the remark had traveled.
During his long tour of inspection
among the light houses and life saving
::t!-ns on the great lakes this sum
.ai'r he heat.l of it in the mosi; unex-'-!
ed ways Ui.d places. "Why," he
a aued, :vne day Mr. Kiaiii.ul (tho
)1 I ;
to : t s!:av
.hop a, -.dr. a
utiM! fie t-.U'-.i out t
W;,.-'!igta:i end tin
th e h.r I )v.t ! oiae.
.amonis. 1 told hii
dot not. test . nn
I vo.- free"!
en he ;. '.i 1 :-;e
e in anv of the de
al il.ar'! lee', but
t it waa, rial l-o
! to pursue the
hr-nigii iet'.re tee
-Id Kimball, as "I
;r to an old c n-
would wait lor mm
ooucr had I gone tiaio
ofi :r barlit-r and 1
suvcia 'crc-d toy ct'.u
trvaian, that 1
outside. No .
lay 1) iro r nhed Kimbai' who I
Th.it eus Govern r Tho:a;-so;i
He.uthCarolii.a,' ha said, 'now Assist an S
Secret:; ry f the Treasury.' With
tha . ti:e old farmer aro.e up in his
(hair, a'l lathered as he was, uu-.l
said : 'Do ytai suppo.-o he would t"ll
s.ie- what it was the Governor of North
Caroliiri said to him?'" I j.gked
( .-enior Tlior.ipsoti who th-se faa;-c-us
Governors were and. jasf. v.-Jiat "c
currod at their fatuous meeting. He
said that he did not know them bv
name, and that, the story was old when
tradition wa-i that
the Governor of North Carolina, in
the good old days when prohibition
was not dreamed of, journeyed on
horseback, of course to make a format
call on the Governor of South Caro
lina. The latter had a jug-full of li
quor iu the house ;;t the time, and for
some inexplicable reason cou'd get no
more. When his distinguished guest
arriven lie set the jug out on the table
and invited the: Governor of North
Carolina to make himself at home.
The guest drank copiously, the host
moderately, to preserve at once his
soberness and his liquor. At last he
saw with dismay that his guest had
drunk the last drop of the precious
i.'opjor. The guest was too drunk to
know it, but he missed the fami
liar invitation of the host to take
another drink. So, leaning on his
elbows, he looked across the table re
proachfully, with the mclaucholy re
mark : "Governor, it's a long time
ds by the "Chevalier of
as to v.a
Blue Rid 'o be-
Eastern and Western North i
ina. there may ba the form, !
i:i soiie o
errors, v. !
i i;r ;, m a
tauilh "s tills
THE OLD NORTH STATE.
PERSONS AS!) THINGS IU EO L'G 11 OUT
Ititeri-stiTis Topic Ontlieved; From Th j
Scr.tlnol'K Eicliangcs, and rtoiled Down
for Ifg Uusy Renders.
Mr. Frank Dewey, of Charlotte!
goes t a Raleigh as Depot Agent.
Mr. C. S. Harris lias resigned his
position on the Biblical Reorder.
North Carolina turkeys are fatten
ing for Thanksgiving on the 24th
Last week snow fell in Western
North Carolina to the depth of over
The Durham Plant says Dr. G. W.
Whitsett contemplates moving back
Gov. Jarvis' friends positively deny
the report tliat he will be a candidate
for Governor next year.
Mrs. Senator Vance ia now in
Washington, visited by her mother
and sister from Kentucky.
On Sunday, Oct. 2o Mr. W. F,
Heudrix, aged 18, a student at Boom
er II. gh school, ni-d of diptheria.
x iicy iio v s iy ;!;at no v
tempt.; d lo kiss tiiy Prts'dei
a .e mitia
Mr. Sol i
w n o eo
ee l : '. o:
L.; mad lee
( trt: sa;
: -a !
J. :. l.
i "ev a
ui .. rs
it uio r.-.'idi.
ad ali tbe
is to -,v ork
T i r : s -
s a good
: tiv.i.u srotii lata
toe- I aj.orsvi
la c ius-a of a
eel eo.ie ;
se-i t t;vo bu
ard. No d;
:e c, bi
iv.i lrri) I., widow "1
ire, !i.-ij - cured roam.
1! tel, Ashevi!le. and
al moat' s th. re.
; da-.vn ia Pi t -u!! y last
ia row and Frank Moore
lots w'.n!Ug at Jao. Cosv
elan : has :-en; a nolo of
re.. t .-. !., .4.'
e, oi j
furu'tare :oi a-pri-itiiu-n. In the !au
ruage ofBro. Whitehead, of the Patriot
"W! ither are we drifting
Ti e tolleo ;v;t is getting to be as
iangerou? as the oil can. On Sunday
rnori.ing tli'jre was an explosion in the
kitel en of the Westein Insane Asy
lum at Morgan t n by which two men
were b:'d!y c:died, one it is li-.ouglit
fatally. Tlie ooiiee boiler, which irus;
be id! extensive thing, exploded as the
steam was turned on and it blew Wi'
dam Gaston and Thomas Caldwell,
negro servants, our of the window.
Gaston will die, but Cahbyoll, though
very badly scalded, is likely to recov
er. away now:; :x ijrazil,.
Extracts from a Letter from Mrs. Jar
vis to a Fady Frleud la Raleigh.
To dav, the 7th of September, is
the "Glorious Fourth" of Brazil, that
is, the day of their Declaration of In
dependence from Portugal, and Min
ister tfarvis ha gone as a part of Ins
official duty to help them celebrate.
He first goes with all tha diplomatic
e a js, ;!ie "ontit r-ien to the muni
(ipal palace where, to commemorate
r,o- day, the Crown Prim-ess givos.
h her w h ind, "freedom pape
i a c
:1 t V
n or rather uncop,ani nuru-
roes whoso Kb;
t Uelf wn is le- la
i ni 'iii-v begun bv 1 ae
Mi g nnct n r.eo, ana unirnte-i oy
aundx-r ot the wealthy n-ohhity aod
! tre. Tnis iu T.ev is p.. id over to
, s a:s who are gbi"l M pel! th Tr
;ves, and the Princess, as I iiaee
ai-seii; ti a
reei lorn paper:-,
r i it et i v iewr ; !-
i . j -
- aifd. oestows lOe
i whieh they kiss
id lis lei, ami retire with grateful
i. ;:n-Tr i make "very grateful subjects
i I is Ma jesty." Then, tro, many
?; e evneis, waniin r te curry lavor
with tie- Princess, vo unt arily set freo
a nuirlvr o.f tluir slaves every year.
i i i this manner as rol who are
A ' A
!-. .t ii 'ir' V.-o-:i "f'l-i-; the i n-.it
oaa'ucioat: n w hieli
i ot iuecious me to us, in
'.ir- g'-ne iv,-, is 1,'eing me-st amicably
To-night wu all go to att-nd the
; iae-, ss at :vi evening tvlohratioii, the
1 1, isi - r, v i;h our Atlantic sauadron,
A-aevioe, tor the hau Ivaua h
given bv tiiat la ly to the Pre.-:
The Now Garden peojde didu't want
their Fair to be drowned out, as were
the Salisb jry, the- Hickory arid the
Colored Fair, so th.e-y ouuaa '.ed to
v;ait- naiii next year.'
Prc.sid- at Crowell is u- liveriug his
semi-weekly iectmas at Trinity. His
subject on Monday night was Political
Economy; on Thursday niglit, The
The register in the State museum
shows tlat during the month ol Octo
ber, there- were 1,314 visitors to the
museum, representing twelve diflerent
States and one foreign country.
Messrs. Alfred Williams it Co , of
Raleigh, will give a handsome gold
chatelaine walch, worth .foCo for the
! a ilnl
it the Teachers'
none if the spirit, of union exist be
The Governor would have us wait
until the N. C. It. It., reverts to the
Suite, arid then, and not till then, can
the East and West trade with each
other. "Would he have us' lie supine
ly upon our backs until our enemy
has bound us baud and foot?"
Within the next twelve years,
those who oppose our interests in fav
or of Richmond and other places out
sid 3 of our State, will have worn the
channels of trade so deep aud the cur
rent will be running so strong and
rapid in that direction, that we might
a3 well atteruot to ''dam the Nile with
bulrushes" as to turn it into its natur
al, proper and legitimate channel.
"The rock ribbed and everlasting
hills"' were never so firm and immov
able, as will be the barriers raised te,
and impediments thrown in the way
of commence between Eastern aud
Western North Carolina by these
same interested parties during the ex
istance of the lease of the N. C. R. It.,
to the R. & X).
There may be those who think this
will be all right and that if the New
Berne people can buy pipes cheaper
from the North, than they can -from
Western North Carolina, let them
buy them North ; and on the same
principle, let us remain ignorant of the
Cod. Marshall ia his oration last
week at Richmond at the laying of
the corner stone of the proposed Lee
Monument, quoted theic words as
written by Gen. Lee soon after the
surrender of the Confederate army.
"My experience of men has neither
disposed me f- think worse of them.
;lis!)os:-d m. to .serve tnem ; :i r
f 1 i'm- a, vldch I h
iirh i no.!- sea and :
I e Ige, or ,-f ti:;; paes-nt a.-peofc en
I : :; of the future. 1'hv.
i he march !' Provi-
deti-.'c is sli.-.y aud our desire.-: so impa
tient, the work or progrosa !.; so i-.t-
uojiii i ot aiding it So
:d iiuiaanuy so long
&ud that of the individual so brief,
tha,, wo often soo n!y the ebb cftlia
tdvaueing wave tu.d are thus .r5e-ur-iiged.
it is iiistorv that teuehes us to
best examination an
Hist arv, to be held
Assembly next year.
Siier City is to have a fair. It will
be held on Dec. 1st '2nd. Its officers
are: Rev. A. II. Perry, presidint;
W. J. Caviness. of Randolph, ic-a-predident
; E. It. McClean, secretary;
J. D. Doi-sett, assistant secretary ;
T'nes. C. Dixon, treasurer.
Minister Waddingtoa, the French
ambassador to the Court of Si. James,
is to resign, it appears, to be sueeeid
ed by the Count do Chamb.-rd. Med
ame Waddington is a sifter of Mrs.
Gen. Martin or Asheviile. Xeic-i and
Ransom gets there. He is "making
himself nonular" iu Western North
A law days r.g
:0 did the
I -a- ea
i :md to
I lOv ' It.
a. ! i !
a : ion, to ecdebrato
1 mi erial Chap-
i , att-r tla- or:1. ;!io
l!:e "Tc Deuai" iu !
There is not a. great deal, however,
going on in the way of court festivities
just now. You have probably seen in
the papers that the Kmprmr, Dom
P-'o'ro, hail been il! :dont unto death
h'e-e :rel thai he wa- taken t Paris,
f-.r a united counsel of the best modi
eai authority. :-ud from there has
boo i s -n' to Bad--a Baden for the
brfhs; is siill v.-ry !' ---ble, though
said to h,i- iumrovmg, ai.d whi lot be
back f'.r a year or in- : :i! h.-t ; and
hence his only daugiii r ..coo pies the
throne and. "runs the govcrumtnl,
tho'.igh, of c-.-urse, v. hi e her father is
in i..Vtub!y bad healtii, the court here
can indulge m " light and h stive
ourui's. '' :'
Mr. Ed. d. Hill, the new Consul to
Monte Video, stopped over in Rio for
twenty-four loans and spent the night
with us. You cannot imagine how de
lighted we wore to see him, and hear
him talk of home and home people.
It seemed to me that I could almost
hear the rustling id' our famous pine
trees, which would make sweeter mu
sic for u., al ng the ph-ins or on the
hill -sides of dear old North Carolina
than any that the Grand Organ whh
chant of priest and acolyte can give
forth t day in the
tuipei ial palace.
l'omi)i;n:es ;ittir.'Si-!ii'd t the Lenoir
Company A of the 2'2ud, with about
:n mom with Cant. J. M. Ishell eom-
an l ist
. as the cob .
r i.ear r,
Lieutenant J. i
roi.ijianv and ;:s
-I on !i."Oxf
HIE rilBLiC'S OPINION.
SDCTOUIAIj KTCIIiXCS KROSI KV
A Miscellaneous Mixture of Volnta,
IVrsouii!, lolitieaI, Social, ! In
dustrial That the Papers are Tulktng
Corgressman Rowland will jiroba
b;v never recover. The men who
want Stead man out of the way for
Governor are fixing to send him to
C -digress ia the event of Rowland's
death. Xorth State. Pep.
Gov. Scales, who cannot serve as
Governor tw ice in succession, will be
the man to retrieve the last campaign
diasters of Rei 1 and will be the ac
ceptable candidate for Congress from
the Greensboro district. He is the
c-uly man wlw can carry that district.
Shelby A urora.
In this shoestring district reaching
from South Carolina to Virginia line.
Col. W. H. H. Cowles, is again in the
hands of his friends and seeking a re
( h e-t ion to Congress. A half dozen
s lirants will contest the nomination
: ud think they are the ones t go this
i He. If each county lias a candidate
t i s v-iS'i have a tetidencv to aid Col.
i i w ies. S'lt H i A urora.
Hi S .
. , o i .
rd' Slats a
NO Villi ii KtS.
Lingarin fretvorks of rusot an 1 e-iai-oa,
S.jil tones f gr.iy in the and the s'ty ;
Ili.n :cls from hhiebir.l, Uirostlj an 1 swallow,
As toward thajes-Msiirie t'aiekafa they 11 ;
L iu 1 chautini; t hreats, eneritsto-l with e,-ir-miue
Flung from tin; boughs like a ilohige of
GoMyn-ci-ownel g.-rse au-4 i:n;ori.al asters,
Yie.Mmg their bloom to the i"rt'3 ruthless
D. rk line3 of storm-birds pellneM r.iin
Passionate songs from the tlccp, pulsing
Wenl, witcliing fugues from the piue3 anil
Chorals upraised ' from tha billows em
briued: Mystic November I O brief intermezzo,
Set, the year's glory and dying, between-
leading us into, by rich modulations.
Silence and sleep and December's pale
' Uclen Chafe, in The American Magazine.
Statesville is to' have a plow com
pany with a capital stock $lu0,000.
WU, i :-p. D. M.
rl-.ru. D. F. Cain.
3'1 lb :i-o. n, Esu
-. a I'd lb u. A. C. A n-rv
i sahl that Rav an-! Ande
the y. : rl'i a rs ho i.-oao.d from tha
Ashevi ie jaiJ are living in Engl:it;d,
and I.' ':t!t!-r Bin gha :i is orowliiig
arouiol Wt stern North Carolina. It 1
the icpoias were exactly reversed Tin: i
Sentixki. would Lave mare faith in'
them. j ,
Tin-: Sj-;:N"riNr.i, is glad to note that
its friend, Rev. N. B. Cobb has issued
a volume of poems, bearirg the im
print of the Riverside Press, Cam
bridge, Mass. Here is an extract
from "The Reply to Gray's Elegy" :
The desert ro$, though never seen by man,
la nurtured with a care divinely good ;
Tbe vtean gem, '.hough 'neath ihe rolling
I ever brilliant in tbe eyes of God.
Some weeks ago The . Skntinei,
announced that a marriage would take
place in f ront of the grand stand at
the Catawba Fair. The fair come off
last Thursday and the coutraoting
parties were Mr. William Holdsclaw,
of Watauga, aud Ali&s Mollie Desty,
of Culawba. Rev. J. C. Moser, of
Conover officiated. 'The crowd cheer
iustiiy aird the blushing couple recei
ved a set of household and kitchen
. a, : any
V a , : ay I
i I. Crui
i.v o HO:
t t . ...
i aoo:;eo i . .,::
:-;l l i'1'i eS' nf a! :ou
: t. Ik J. J.-huhon, ,
a: :-. i '
I ke of the political talk at tha
-s the talk of hnminati'.ur (!!.
Ihank Coxe for (J.iveruor. Every
! ly, let usi ojoiee to know, iaugtie 1
t . ih? i lea. When the nomination
i i -Governor of North Carolina is to
I.J sold to the highest bidder, Col.
i oce may receive the nomination. At
o-tseut. the people want men, however,
a : money lags. Cbr. Wifxon Ad-
Prof. C. U. HiiiUer, Pruicii:il ot
t1 i (iolibbor a Colored Normal School
L- out in a letter in the Ontlruk edited
b ,' negroes, advocating Mr. Joiian S.
I it, of Durham, for Governor. He
s stha Democrats "tight to nominate
! i i because he can carry more votes
t1 iui any man in North Carolina. IIo
adds: "I am for Maj. Carr for Gover
n u against the field. I believe that
a a;rly, if not quite, every intelligent
1 ired man iu the State who knows
of Ii i hi will second his nomination
with a vote. If there is any man in
the State who deserves every mark of
respect and confidence that our peo
pie can bestow, it is Maj. Carr."
The black man is noted for the apt
ness of his observations he nearly al
ways gets there. As President Cleve
land, in passing Danville, Va., ou his
way h cue, stepped outcuithe platform
of his ear, a darkey in the crowd ex
claimed, "Ain't he built for birinee!"
Now ain't he sure enough ? A white
lroher who saw the President as ho
passed Statesville, expressed it pretty
well, too. A friend asked Iiim next
day, what he thought of the Presi
dent's appearance. "Gosh !" he ex
claimed, "didn't he look bully? Stood
out on that plrdfoim just like the butt
of a great tree big tree wind can't
shake him." It's pretty much that
w : ty . ,au (1 mark.
Probably the most significant utter
ance of the recent National Assembly
of the Cuights of Labor was tbe Un
animous declaration in favor ot the
pr esage of the Blair bill. This was
ihe action that tbe Democratic party
in North Carolina has always taken
audit aits the Knights of Labor and
the Demo ratio party on the same
platform in North Carolina. Those
who object to the "educational cranks"
running the Democratic party may as
well sing low. They are going to
control the policy of the party in
North Carolina, and they are going
coiif-tantly to make it a progressive
I I d ev. State t.'irun ii lr.
:oeh at L mi- Ii, ''..., T'.ns-
b'Vt ruor PYi, !'; ?aH,
I hv ihr.tGo-.-.
coining ! re to
of the Somhc v
If that i- al! la-
have lei dou't
There is ie
.let I I
u. i: n
pany D, 1st Cavalry and other
nos," .'id aien, C. P. Abernethy
:ii al Vi c i-.lii H'r.Iily A pp-e 1 stcil.
i'li'i Chro.tb'k lesires to say thus
tbliciy what its editor has often said
Viit- i y: tiiat no paper has shown
-ater imorovement of late than the
Winston S::ntixkl. Its talented and
e Incated young editor is putting iu
good work on its columns, and making
it one of the best weekly newspapers
ti.a. con'u-s to this office. If the peo
ple of Piedmont North Carolina will
give him half the support his good
work deserves, The Sentinel will be
as profitable as a silver mine. Stale
! .vt C'.IOC.
.1. i : a that 1 Ii v will ever tak-- up
raes ag-iinst the. Union. They were
a l pjied once, and do not tar for
e ol it. Thev wouldn't tight, m w
d f need into a corner and insulted."
P Governor F. rakor thinks a Smith
em man would not resent an insult lie
c: i be enlightened by trying it on
G ) .'eriior Gordon during his canvass
in the Buckeye Stale. Lenoir Topic.
Tliese by iany Other Maiue Would
The following is a list of names of
ftvcyouug ladies in one family in Gol
den Valley, Rutherford county.
Johanna Redella, Leoda Victoria,
Oetta Leona, Hester Cordelia, Octavia
Novella, daughters of Mr. and Mrs.
Midge McCu.-ry. Shelb;, Aurora. .
Koims, Mellor, Oiitlmu.it
John Henry Boner, born and
"laised" iu the good Moravian town of
S .lem, N. C, isou the editorial staff
of that serial history of the war known
as the Century Magazine. If John
Henry wishes to be written down as
" ne who loves his follow men" he
will he id this plaintive appeal from
! his native State: We pray you, J.
I I ., if you can in any way gain ac
cess to the vault, storehouse or other
receptacle wherein the remaining
"war articles" are stored, that you
will utterly destroy and efface them
from the earth. Do it, John Henry,
and a relieved and grateful people
will call you Ponuin forever-inore!
Southern Pine Pine Knot.
Capt. Appleton Oaksmith, the man
who was accused of piracy, died last
week, in New York. His remains aro
buiied iu Eastern North Caiolina.
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