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The Democrat. E. HILLIARD, - - - - Editor. Published Every Thursday. Entered at the Pout-Office at Scotland Neck, N. C, ns Second Clas Matter. THURSDAY. JUNE 6, 1805. DO NOT SPLIT OX THE POCK. The Democratic party had an object lesson in the last general election. That lePon was the fact that differences within its own ranks helped largely in the deleat which the party suffered at the polls. Certain it is that thera were other grave causes which contributed or perhaps were principal in the defeat ; but just as certain is it that dissensions within our own ranks had much to do with our defeat. We said six months before the election that the expressed preferences concerning Ransom and Jam would lead to disaster. We believe now that it did. It is all right to have preferences but they may be expressed at the wrong time. And then no personal preference should take the place of the interest of the people. However, that matter is past and we only mention it as an index-finger to jK)ssible disaster along other lines. If the Democratic party has had any hope of recovering its loi-t ground it is getting in a fair way to lose more of it rather than recover what it has lost. The rock on which the party now seems likely to go to pieces is the contention about gold and silver. There is too much bitterness springing up in the rtiscussion of it, both in the prints and in personal debate. Silver men ought not to denounce gold men as cheats and thieyes and gold men ought not to denounce silver men as dolts and dul lards. Let us arrive at safe conclusions, but let us do so conservatively. FORGIVE HIM, EH? The North Carolina Baptist, one of the strongest temperance and prohibi tion papers in the State, seems inclined to forgive Judge Norwood for his slip up at Robeson court. That paper gays : We do not know Judge Norwood's record, and notwithstanding all our ha tred of wfiiikn-, our supremo disgust for the drunkard, our eternal enmity to the traffic, we are inclined to forgive and lift up his hands and let him try again. We should not now, that he has fallen, hasten to hurl abuse at him. We should not stone the helpless man nor hold the garments while others do the work. He, like us all, is subject to temptation and is beset with sin. It is the genuine regret of all good people that he should have so far forgotten himself as to get drunk, and it should be their desire to hold un his hands. cheer him on. encourage him in resist- ance anaenaeaor, in Liirlstian love, to aid the man in this time of dark ness. Neither does The Democrat know Judge Norwood's record personally nor by hearsay ; for we have never seen him and never heard of him before last election. But our contemporary does not read well between the lines. What man ever lived to be old enough and become learned enough in the law to be a J udge of a Superior court in North Carolina without making a record as to his sobriety? He either has been ad dicted to the drink habit or he has not. Now, Irom the facts in the case at Max ton, on which side would you place him ? This is all we know of his record and we believe it is all that is needed to lorm a correct opinion of what should be done in the cae. Westirt believe that section 2937, Vow II of the Code of North Carolina ought to be brought to bear upon all such officers. Personally we have nothing to say of Judge Norw ood, for as stated before we now nothing: of him except at Max ton ; but we plead for the dignity of the high and responsible office which he fills. Let Judse Norwood send in his res ignation and then we will forgive him as readily as the Baptist ; but we have very little of that kind of strength which will "hold up his hands and let him try again." That would be too much like advising a voung girl to many a drunkard in order that she might reform him. The graduating class of Salem Fe male College of 1894 purchased a me morial window in honor of the late Senator Vance. It was formally pre sented to the trustees of the institution at the commencement last week. This the first tribute erected to the great and much beloved son of North Caro lina. Slate, Stokes Co., N. C My neph ew Wsls taken with bloody flux, bad. Three noses of Chamberlain's Colic Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy cured him. It is the best medicine for the purposes for which it is intended that I ever used. Albert A. Boys. THE PUBLIC PRINTING. It now develops that the Legislature made a greater blunder in the public printing contract than any One had supposed at first. Secretary II. C. Brown of the Rail road Commission recently gave it out that it would take him thirty days to read the proof of the report of the Rail road Commission. Mr. Brown s omce is in Raleigh, and as the proof must be read by him it will necessitate his going to Winston and thus incur additional expense. Also the State has to bear the express charges on all printing from Winston to Raleigh. The State printers recently rendered a bill at treble price for books printed and acting auditor Mr. Palmer Jirman promptly refused to issue warrant for it. It results in putting the whole matter in the hands of an investigating com mitfee. It has been stated by practical printers that the present printing con tract will cost the State ten thousand dollars more th.m the last one. So much for partisan motives in placing the contract. NE VS FROM WA SUING TON. (Corresiiondeuce to The Democrat.) Washington', D. C, June 1, "Xt. The Presidential party returned from their sad mission to Chicago yesterday evening at five o'clock. There Is much speculation as to who will succeed the late Secretary (Jresham. Messrs. Bay ard and Whitney are prominently men tioned while some people think Assist ant Secretary Uhl.who is a close friend of Hon. Don Dickinson will be pro moted to the premiership of this Ad ministration. The President's family will go at once to Grey Gables, the present hot wave making their departure to a cooler cli mate very desirable. A number of peo ple were run struck here today. Over one hundred clerks will be dis missed from the Pension office at the end of the fiscal year. Your correspondent called on Miss Louisa Lander, the deservedly famous sculptoress to see the statue of Virginia Dare which the State of North Caroli na wishes to purchase. The statue is in white marble, lile size, and stands on a pedestal of colored marble in the bay window of Miss Lander's suite of parlors at 1008 19th street, this city. She was educated in Salem, Mass., her native city, and in Rome where she was the favorite pupil of Crawford, and the only woman he ever consented to teach. IIer mother was a cousin of Sir Benja- min West and Miss Lander preserves in her exquisitely furnished parlors some very pleasing specimens of Mrs. Lander's artistic skill. Miss Lander's life has been devoled to art. Any State will be fortunate to possess this exquis ite statue. Miss Lander charges $ 5,000 tor it and a movement is on foot tor this city to purchase it for the new Congressional Library. Several years ago Congress desired to buy it, but there was a member from Georgia and another from Alabama who had never been outside of their respective States before, who objected to the purchase because the statue was not clothed in PJih century clothes. It is well worth the price charged for it. It was once bought by a wealthy New Yorker, who paid $.3,000 for it. Later this gentle man failed in business and when his effects were sola, Miss Lander not wish ing one of her favorite pieces of sculp tor to fall into unappreciated hands, re purchased it herseli". The statue is re markable for its grace, dignity and beauty, and the workmanship is ex quisite. Tne position, the symmetry of the frame and limbs, and the sur roundings are all admirable and m perfect keeping with the idea embodied. The Anglo-Indian princess stands on the sea beach, the waves rippling at her feet ; her hair is bound with eagles' feathers ; a finishing net, of English manufacture, which unites the civil with the barbaric life, is carved to the nicest degree of accuracy, and hastily gathered up, hangs in graceful folds around her ; a necklace and armlets of wampum beads are her sole ornaments ; and by her stand u her pet bird, one of the sea beach cranes (mod led from nature) fondly sheltering itself under the folds of the net Raleigh had an ingathering of "moonshineis" last week. It was stated that there were thirty-nine persons in jail at one time for illicit distilling awaiting trial at the Federal court. We are so jrlad that we do not have the "moonshiners" in Eastern Carolina. Hood's Pills are the best after-dinner pills, assist digestion, cureheadache. RO A SOKE RAPIDS. An Embryo City on the Great Roanoke. MAJ. TOM L. EMRY. "If every town in the State had a Tm Emry in It, North Carolina would be the foremost State in the Union." Such were the remarks of a visitor to Roanoke Rapids last Thursday. It has been nearly two years since The Demo crat gave a description of the great water power being developed on Roa noke river, chiefly through the efforts of Maj. T. L. Emry. We -aid then that Maj. Emry would make something out of his enterprise ; and he has. Last Thursday nearly a thousand peo ple gathered at Roanoke Rapids to en joy a most bountiful picnic which M:;j. Emry had prepared and to which he had invited "everybody and all his fam ily." A special train was run from Peters burg and also one from Raleigh. On thee trains a large number of business men and pleasure seekers came to sf e the great water power at Roanoke Rap ids and to see also the results of the most stupendous enterprise ever started in North Carolina by one man alone. the town. What one year ago was the "wild woods and dell" and the ''furrowed field," almost as by magic, has been converted into broad avenues, cleared and graded and well laid streets, along which are beautiful buildings, some of which are already occupied ; and the ring of the carpenter's tools has just cleverly begun About twenty gord buildings have already been erected along one of the high ridges leading to the mill sites near the riyer, and many others are being planned. It is confidently ex pected and predicted, even by those who formerly had taken a pessimistic view of Maj. Emry's'seheme, that with in two years there will be several thous and people at Roanoke Rapids the power. The canal has been finished, the bulk heads perfected, the water power fully located and one power house built and the wheels are in place. There is per haps no greater water power in the South. It is simply immense. No one who does not see it can have any con ception of the immensity of the work. The foundations have been laid for the first factory, and the walls are well on the way. It will be a large knitting mill, to employ oOO operatives. As soon as that mill Is completed other facto-ies will be built ; and vith the op portunities for profitable investment and employment, there is no longer any doubt about the fact that there will soon be an important manufactur ing town on the banks of the great dashing Roanoke, whe-e but as yester day the woodman's ax had scarce! v been heard. Large amounts of money have al ready been invested there and the work has scarcely begun. A GREAT PARK The plans for the town are truly broad in their conception. Just in the centre of the large area designed for the town is a large tract of wood land, hill and dells, which will be turned into a great park. This will be very beauti ful and will lend a charm to the place that few such towns ever have. The whole thing is beautifully conceived and thus far all the plans have been carried out. Maj. T. L. Emry says that for twenty-five years he has had this enterprise in mind. He commenced the work about three years ago, and the progress thus far evidences the fact that few men in all the land have the energy and pluck equal to Maj. Emry's. He has induced others to put money into the enterprise and he has thus interest ed men of means in many parts of the country. Last Thursday's great picnic brought to Roanoke Rapids a goodly number of the people of the surrounding country as well as from the neighboring towns. The good things that were prepar ed lor the great gathering were almost innumerable. Among the most attract ive dishes that were spread upon the long pine table beneath the wide-spreading oaks was the famous "rock mud dle." The most confirmed epicure would not dare question its excellence. Then the piled-up dishes of barbecue added the last indispensable to a royal feast. It was a great day for Roanoke Rapids and every one went away wondering what will be the next surprise that Tom Emry will prepare for Halifax county. M'A VSIDE JOTTINGS. Mr. E. C. Sfi-Mrm -aid to The Dem ocrat Mc-ni.iy that Hawmill rode a L'.r.o lu-t Saturday until be dropi-ed dead from exhaustion. Mr. W. E. Daniel makes a most effi cient solicitor. He pushed his work through at Halifax with ability last week and was rrfectly at home in his office. Good reports come from his work in all the courts of the district. It is gratifying to The Democrat to hear it from every quarter that every body who attended the Methodist Con ference here two weeks ago was well pleased. They all were pleased with the beauty of Scotland Neck, and especially were they delighted with the open-handed hospitality that was ex tended to them by the ieop!e of the town, generally. Superintendent A. Leazar visited the State farms on the Roanoke last week. He told The Democrat that a consid erable quantity of cotton had to be plowed up on the Northampton farm near Halifax. About one sixth of the cotton hind was not replanted in cotton, but was planted in corn when the cot ton was plowed up. The grass, said Mr. Leazar, has been very troublesome. It has taken much more work than usual to cultivate the crop thus far. A ;ooi report. Wadeville, Montgomery Co., N. C. I think from all who have used Cham berlain's Colic, Cholera and diarrhoea that it is a good medicine. It was used for for dysentery and for colic, and pronounced good. D. D. McKinnon. Fatal Jump. (Correnpondence to The Democrat. Boykixs, Va., June 3, 1895. Jimmie Martin, the 19-year-old son of Mr. Junius Martin, who lives near Bethany church, two miles from Con way, decided to go to Conway and ride back home with friends on the excur sion train from Norfolk last Friday night. As the train neared his home finding that it was not going to stop (as it is only a Hag station) he jumped from he train, which was running about 30 miles an hour. He was bndly broken up, and died at 12 o'clock Saturday, June 1st. As no one saw him jump he lay all night where he fell, being dis covered by a laborer coming to work in the morning. This shockingacci clent has cast a gloom over the commu nity in which he lived, as he was well known and liked by all who knew him. The funeral services were conducted Sunday by Rev. A. J. Farker, and the remains were conveyed to their last resting place followed by a crowd of sorrowing relatives and friends. We are glad to learn that Mr. Farson Sykes who was struck by the negro Bob Foole near Woodland is gradually im proving. The negro is still in jail. Miss Jennie Beaton has been quite sick for several weeks but we are glad to know that she is much better. Miss Nannie Beaton has just return ed from Danville, Va., where she has been attending school, her many friends are glad to see her home again. We note with pleasure that Mr. Chas. L. Corbitt a student of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminar'of Louis ville, Ky., is home to spend his vaca tion. The people of Boykins gladly welcome him as he is a general favorite. All May Read with Profit. (Corrcf poiid;nce to The Democrat.) Iii-(;vooi,J une 4tli, ''.,'5. There jire very few potato slips to transplant and this crop will be short. Your account of jour trip to Cedar Rock was interesting and I read it with pleasure. I had the pleasure of know ing many of those people in the days that are gone, and some of them were comrades in the time that tried men's souls in the sixties. Dr. O. C. Stallings, now of Dawson's, this countj', was formerly a citizen of Franklin county. We were in the same company B COth regiment. At the battle of Ber muda Hundreds, the first in which our regiment was engaged, he received the wound that necessitated the amputation of his hand. I was by his side at the time. The Mr. Upperman you mentioned was also a member of our company, I think. Dr. D. N. Sills now living near Cedar Rock and others now living were as clever, brave and honorable men as ever marched to the music of battle. Let me say that your paper is hrst class in its make up and all the family may read it with profit. O. E. M. Acts likk a Chakm. Dixie, Mecklenburg Co.. N. C. We trieni Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy in two cases of bow el complaint, and it acted like a charm Neither of the parties were seriously ill, but were suffering from disorder of the bowels. Collins & Fkkemax. A good Medic ixk. Bushy Fork, Ferson Co., N. C. Last summer I received a sample bot lle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea remedy. My wife used some of it and I think it is a good medicine. W. H. Long. UNTOLD MISERY FKOM Rheumatism C. H. King. Water Valley, Kii , cured by Ayer's Sarsaparilla "For fite year. I LfferM untoM misery from mucu!ar rheumatism. I tried every Known r-mly. consulted the t-t J hyi cun. vitted Hot Spring. Ark-three times. pendintr f u"0 there. leides d-vt.rV bill ; .ut could obtain only temporary relief. My fleh wa wasted away so that I weighed oulv ninety-three iH.unds; ray left arm and JegVcre drawn out of shape, the muscles being twisted tip in knots. I wa unable to dress myself, except with assi-stauoe, and could only hobble about by using a cane. I had no appetite, and was assured, by the doctors, that I could not live. The pains, at times were so awful, that I could procure relief'only bv means of hypodermic injec tions of morphine. 1 had my limbs bandaped in clay, in sulphur, in poultices; but these gave only temporary relief. After trying everything, and suffering the most awful tortures, I began to take Ayer's Sarsaparilku Inside of two months, I was able to walk without a cane. In three months, my limbs began to strengthen, and in the course of a year, I was cured. My weight has increased to 1C5 pounds, and I am now able to do my full day's work as a railroad blacksmith." AVER'S The Only World's Fair Sarsaparilla. Al'I2IfS 1'ILLS cure Headache. RUDY'S FILE SUFFOSITORY is guaranteed to cure Pile and Consti pation, or money refunded. .V) cents per box. Send two stamps for circular and free sample to Mawtix Ri'DY, Reg istered Fharmacist, Lancaster. Fa. No postals answered. For s;i!e by all first class druggists everywhere, and at Scot land Neck. N. C, by F.. T. Whitehead & Co. Tirko, Wkk, Nkrvois, Means impure blood, and overwork or too much strain on brain and body. The only way to cure is to feed the nerves on pure blood. Thousands of people certify that the best blood-puri-her, the best nerve tonic and strength builder is Hood's Sarsaparilla. What it has done for others it will do for you Hood's cures. Nervousness, loss of sleep, loss of ap petite and general dehility all disap pear when Hood's S;:TsaparilJ;i is per sistently bnken, and strong nerves, sweet sleep strong body, tharp appetite and in a word, health and happiness follow the use of Hood's Ssrsapariila. The strong point about Hood's Sar saparilla is that they are jiermanent, becuse they start from the solid foun dation of purified, vitalized and enrich ed blood. 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