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ALL POWERS, NOT HEREIN DELEGATED, REMAIN WITH THE PEOPLE. "-Constitution of N. C.
OLD SERIES, VOL. 50.
NEW SERIES, VOL. 1. )
TARBORO', N. C, FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 1874.
M a t or A 1 o x an it e r M c Cabe .
CuMiii-ssiiiNr.Rs .lull" Norfleet, Jo-eph t'obl. and
Kfurv '. t 'berry.
Sr.CRr.TAnT and Treasurex Robert WhileluirM.
Constablk J. B. llyau.
Town Watch Harry Redmond, ISM Untile and
Jam'' !- siiimnson.
CO I' XT Y.
Superior Court Clerk and Vrobafe Jude
Jiryister of Deeds B. J. Keeeh.
Sheriff Battle Bryan.
Coroner ffiu. T. Godwin.
Treasurer Robt. H. Austin.
Snrretor Jespe Harrell.
School Examiners. E. R. Sumps, Win. II.
Knijrht and II. H. Shaw.
toener i'oor How.ne Wra. A. Dugtran.
Commissioners M. P. Edwards Chairman,
Win. A. Dugiian, N. B. Bellamy, Jolin Dancy
and Mac Mathewsou. B. J. Keecu, Clerk.
aRRIV I. Nt DEPARTURE OF MAILS
.NORTH AND SOUTH VIA W. W. It. K.
Leave JTa.bo.o-(daily) nt - - ?'m"
Arrive at Tarboro' (daily) at - - .. .W 1 . Al.
WASHINGTON MAIL VIA GREENVILLE,
FALKLAND AND SPARTA.
... , , . - G A. -M.
Arrive at Tarboro' (daily) at
t; r. M.
XUe NiffUts and Ihe Places of Meeting.
Concord R. A. Chapter No. 5, N. M. Law
rence llb'h Priest, Masouic Hall, monthly
ronvoeations first Thursday In every month at
10 o'clock A. M.
Concord Lodge No. 58, Thomas Gatlin,
Master, Masonic Hall, meets first Friday ni-ht
it 7 o'clock P. M. and third Saturday at 10
o'clock A. M. in every month.
Repiton Encampment No. 10, 1. O. O. F.,
Dr. Jos. H. Baker, Chief Patriarch, Odd Fel
lows' Hall, meets every first and third Thurs
day of each month.
Ed '.'corabe Lodge No. 50, I. O. O. F.,
M.L. llussey, N. G.,Odd Fellows' Hall, meets
every Tuesday night.
Edgecombe Couue.il No. V21, Friends of
Temperance, meet every Friday uisrht at the
Odd Fellows' Hall.
Advance Lodge No. 23, I. O. G. T., meets
every Wednesday night at Odd Fellows' Hall
at S o'clock P. M.
Episcopal Church Services every Sunday
at 10 1-2 o'clock A. M. and 5 P. M. Dr. J. B.
Cheshire, Rector. .
'Methodist Chun h Services every third
Sunday at 11 o'clock. Rev. C. C. Dodson,
I'resh'terian Church Services third Sun
div of each mouth at 11 o'clock A. M. and
K o'clock P. M. Kev. J. W. Primrose, Evan
Missionary Baptist Church Services every
2nd Sinidav in every moi th, at 11 o'clock.
Kev. T. U.'Owen, Pastor.
Primitive baptist Church Services t.r.-t
Saturday aud Sunday of each month nt. 1 1
Adams' Hotel, corner Main and- Pitt St?.
O. F. Adams, Proprietor.
Mrs. Pender's, (formerly Gregory lloteV;
Main Street, opposite "Enquirer" Ofh.-e,
.vlr. M. Pender, Proprietress.
Southern Express Office, on Main Street,
closes every inoruing atS o'clock.
N. M. Lawrence, Agent.
A FAMILY ARTICLE-
Ascents make ?12.50 per day, f75 per week.
AN ENTIRELY NEW
For Domestic Use,
ONLY FIVE DOLLARS
With the New Patent
BUTTON HOLi : AVORliKIt,
Patented June 27th, 1871.
AWARDED THE FIRST PREMIUM AT THE
AND MARYLAND INSTITUTE FAIRS, 1871.
A most wonderful and elegantly construc
ted Sewing Machine for Family Work. Com
plete in ail its Parts, Uses the Straight Eye
Pointed Needle, Sell Threading, direct up
right Positive Motion, New Tention, Self
Feed aud Cloth Guitlcr. Operates by Wheel
and on a Table. Light Running. Smooth
and noiseless, like all good high-priced ma
chines. Has Patent Cheek to prevent the
wheel being turned the wrong way. Uses
the thread direct from the spool. Makes the
Elastic Lock Stitch, (finest and strongest
stitch known;) firm, durable, close and rapid.
Will do all kinds of work, fine and coarse,
from Cambric to heavy Cloth or Leather, and
uses all description of thread. Thi3 Machine
is heavily constructed to give it strength ; all
the parts of each Machine being made alike
by machinery, and beautifully finished aud
ornamented. It is very easy to learn. Rap
id, Smooth and Silent in operation. Reliable
at all times, aud a Practical, Scientific, Me
chanical Invention, at Greatly Reduced Price.
A Good, Cheap, Family Sewing Machine at
last. The fir't &Dd only enccess in producing
a vuluaWe, substantia) and reliable low priced
Sewing Machine. Its extreme low price
reaches ail conditions. Its simplicity and
nrenirth adapts it to all capacities, while its
many merits make it a universal favorite
wherever used, and creates a rapid demand.
IT IS ALL IT 13 RECOMMENDED.
I can cheerfully and confidently recom
mend its ine to those who are wanting a re
ally good Sewing Machine, at a low price.
Mrs. II. B. JAMESON.
Peotone, Will County, 111.
Price of each Machine. "Class A." "One,"
(warranted for live years by special certifi
cate,) with all the fixtures, and everything
complete belonging to it, including Sell
Threading Needle, packed in a strong wood
en box, and delivered to any part of the
country, by express, fkf.e of further charges
on receipt of price, only Five Dollars. Safe
delivery guaranteed. With each Machine we
will send, on receipt of -si extra, the new pat
ent BUTTON HOLE WORKER,
One of the most important and useful inven
tions of the age. So pimple and certain, that
a child can work the finest button hole with
regularity and ease. Strong and beautiful.
Special Terms, and Extra Indncements to
Male and Female Agents, Stoie Keepers, &c.
who will establish agencies through the coun
try and keep our New Macnincs on Exhibi
tion and Sale, t 'ounty Rights given to smart
agents Iree. Agent's complete outfit, furnish
ed without any extra charge. Samples of
sewing, descriptive circulars containing
Terms, Testimonials, Engravings, &c, &e.,
"em tkie. We also supply
Latest Patents and Improvements for the
Farm and Garden. Mowers, Reapers, Culti
vators, Feed Cutters, Harrows, Farm Mills.
Planters, Harvesters, Threshers and all arti
cles needed for Farm work. Rare Seeds ib.
large variety. All Money sent in Post Office
Money Orders, Bank Dralts, or by Express,
will be at our risk, and are perfectly secure.
Sale delivery of all our goods guaranteed.
"An old and responsible linn that sell the
best goods at the lowest price, and can be re
lied upon by our readers. l-'uriuer'n Journal,
Net Respcusible for Registered Letters-
Supt. Buckland Sewing Machine,
Cor. Greenwich & Cortlaudt Sta., Si. Y.
Oct. 4, INTJ.-'lm.
La Pierre House,
It ROADWAY & EIGHTH STS.,
fVUS is a desirable House for business men
J or families, bentjirst class, elegant and
central. Purlicn who 'can appreciate a good
tu'Ae will find the " La Piehke " THE House
to stop at in New York. Board and room $3
per day. Rooms $1 per da .
s C. B. OR VIS, Proprietor.
July 20, 1873. ly
This unrivalled Southern Remedy is war
inuted not to contain a single particle of
Mercury, or any injurious mineral substance,
coulairang those Southern Roots and Herbs,
which an all-wise Providence has placed In
countries where Liver Diseases most prevail.
It will Cure all Diseases caused bv derange
ment of the Liver.
The SYMPTOMS of Liver Complaint are
a bitter or had take iu the mouth ; Pain in
tins Back, Sides or Joints, often mistaken for
Rheumatism ; Sour Stomach ; Loss of appe
tite ; Bowels alternately costive and lax ;
Headache ; Loss ot memory, with a painful
sensation of having failed to do something
which ought to have been done; Debility,
Low Spirits, a thick yellow appearance f tiie
Skin and Eyes, a dry Cough often mistake
for Consumption. Sometimes many of these
symptoms attend the disease, at others very
few ; but the Liver, the largest organ in the
body, is generally the seat ol the disease, and
if not Regulated iu time, great suffering,
wretchedness and DEATH will ensue.
This Great Unfailing SPECIFIC will not be
found the Least Unpleasant.
For DYSPEPSIA, C0NSTIPATION,Janu
dice. Bilious attacks, SICK HEADACHE,
Colic, Depression of Spirits, SOUR STOM- !
AC1I, Heart Burn, iVcc, xc. j
Simmons' Liver Regulator, or Medicine, i
Is the Cheapest, Purest and Best Family
Medicine iu the World !
Manufactured only by
J. H ZEILIFJ fit CO.,
MACON. GA., and PHILADELPHIA.
Price SI. 0-1 Sold bv all Druggists.
U rai oi ill l iiOUSillllis proclaim Vix
kiiar Bitters the most wonderful In
vigoruLt that ever sustained tu sinking
No I'orsoii can take tliese Bitters
ncconlin ti (iiri-etions. and remain lon
unwe!!. piMvidiMltlieirboues are not dc-stroVL-il
t'V biincral poisoii or other
mean.. :,nd vittil tirgar.s wusfil beyond
iisii-'iLs, Knnitifiit and Inter
tnittent Fevers, which aro so preva-
ii'iit in thii viillcys of our ;:vat rivers
t:iroii.gh-tiit th United States, especially
those uf li:e Mis-'issippi. Ohio, Missouri.
Illinois. Tennessee, Cumberland. Arkan
sas, i;.-;:. t'uli-rauo. llrazos, lUo Grande,
i'-iii-l. Ala!an!:. M';bi;t;. .Savannah, Ito
a::. .!:i::ie-:. and many others, with
t."-lr t c.b'Viuries. throuyliout our
iitiro eoan'ry ihu-'us; the Summer and
Autumn, and ivman.abiy s: during sea
st f.i:- ,if Li'.usual heat and dry.!!:??, are
inviiri.ihl v iieeisnipanied by extensive de-r-iuuemt
liis i.i' the t t.'m.aeli and liver,
::.:.! oilier alc'.itmi.ml ':m-v:;i. la their
treatment, a puru'ith -. i-xi'i ting a pow
erful inthifiiee up-.n tii'-se vari.ius or
gan -. is i;sent:ui. t. ssary. There
i- r,. i'atii.u'tic for ti.e purpose equal to
Du. .!. Walk Kit's i ::... i: l!irra:s,
as thi-y will !'!; iy tei;ioe ti;- bilk -r.tl.uvd
i I,; ::..;:i'i' w iiii wi.i-'i the
b.. :s ;u i: '...ad.-d. ar t',,.- s.oue tinu;
.i;:iiu'iiit.n, tin; . i-t;on ! ti.e !, r.
a:;d i;i' lestori!! ti:e l.e.iii'.i.V
fane: ii-:..- , i:.e -'.i-zi-.-tivi- organs.
; . i : i s.
js w iM. ' t n n
e can take hwM
liers. ('.. ...i .
. ! )i;:zii:ess. Soar
laeh. Bad Tasi .
'.-. !. i'aipila-'.:.".-ua;
;!! el' th'1
.. -f t!,e Kid
; aii'lai m art-
i'i' ! '''I.
:.'! c e ;:.:"M:Uv
,y;; )-i:i or ,
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h:-..rt;:ti!!.-; !' :.
::i Mil- ;.ti:. Li:i
i i' ;o!i : t' : ic ' , t
L.- s. a i.
to::w, nro Uif t !';
t lie !;! u ill )'!:
i.l its merits !:..! ;i '.'uy ::;ivi;i'ti.;e-
St-rbf'ii'a, :r Unix's Kvii. Wliiro
?:s i iMee: .. i.i i - . ,.,..! N,
S. i.. : i . ita'nK'UE.
In!.:-.:. ilcri i u .'. .:. ;-.i..ii-. ( ..i
." 1. ...s ..(.. . V.: etc.
I :: il,.- . .:- ::l ' : : :. I! i.'l.iil !)i -
":l-e . w V !.: 11.'.
r i i b.iv
! ;, a ':i-!r
.---i mi tin..'- . ..-.
Yuv I:. . .. .-. i. : . - ic
lliu V.r, -:i l.-n:, .m:.-. !.-. : .
tent aiid i : t' rant i c: ! i-"i-- : i ; u.cs
the !'.a.-i.i. :. ii. i.
tliCM' 1 li' a i.- ' ll t cil :;.!. ?-::. !i . '
are cati.-t '. I.y ' nia'.-l i;n...ii.
!(''h:;wl;'a! Iisi';!.s"-. - I-r-.; s i-n-gaged
in i'iiini aad .in vrais. a-.-.rli as
l'ltiiuber T ." . -t ' i -. (;i.hi-l.s.rt-r-. and
Miners. ;ts IW V i:l ur.' .-si.j'.Tt
to jiiii:.!1. '!' tii.- I'.ov.'el-i. To g!,.a:'il
:igaai--t tl:. t.i!:e mio-e if V'.l.KI-a:'.s 'l.'-i-.oA
i: llrt 'i ia.s i .-.-ca- ioiially.
For Skin l;is!asos, Eruptions. Tet
ter. ii!l - li'iii.-ian, lilnlclses. Snot.-', l'i;uji!es.
ra-n. !'. lii'is. Ciirbtineles. Lii:tr wunn-',
Sciila l.i'.i'i . Sin: Eyes. Erysine'.as. Itch.
Scurfs. Discoloratinas uf the Skin, lluiuors
iii i tl i)i-.e.i-i:s i,f the Skill of wluitev-i' laniie
or nature, a''0 literally dug e; and can'ied
in;t ol'ti'.e -"'.'-ten', in a short tiia ' by llif i:m?
of these filters.
11 ii r Tiix iiini o(lMsr Worms,
larlvitar in iia- tcin of mi i; -uny thousaiids,
are ell'ecl'iaily destroyed atai removed. No
system of ini-iiii iiie, no Vermifuges', no an
tiiclaiiiiitics will ireis tLe system IVom ivurms
i;i;o these li-tt'T-.
For FriKtiiii roinitliiiiitS, in voting
or old. married or single, at tiie dawn ol" wo
manhood, or !i.i: tara of life, these Tonic
nitters display o!i i-ah-il an intlttenee that
improvement is soon p";"ccptib!e.
(.ii'iuisntln1 Vil iiited J'lood wbeu
evcr yon !i:.;l its imparities bursting through
the shin ia I 'i: i : tl . Kraptions, or Sores;
cleanse it as ho:i you find it obstructed and
shnrgish in the veins; cleanse it when it is
fotil : your feelings will tell yon. when. Keep
the blood pure, arid the health of the system
It. II. MtDOSALD & CO.,
Drucpist3 nnil Gen. Agts., San Francisco, California,
and cor. of Washington and Charlton Sts., N. Y.
Sold by U Pruggtft and Dealers.
A D V E B T I S HltMXi, O
RAOWAY'S READY RELIEF
CuaES TIIS TVOR3T PAINS
!.i from Ono to Twenty Mmutes.
nor owe houf:
t.r.t-r sv.i ing Uib advertbement need anyone
?rrriia with pais.
. uwavm r.!:.rY RRLrrar is a curb poa
It was thi" f:r?t and ig
"ini i'Ay I'ltin lipiuody
' 'i i ' i;i . .1 , ijr'- i 'i-n sikms. wlietho.r or' the
- -. - li. i'ewv-ls. oth- r ghindii or organs, by
: ... .'-. .ro--E 10 TWENTY MINTTES.
-' ' ' ' ; v i . . i ri o.- excruciating the pain the
; i iipi! ri.l.'cn, Inrir:n, Crippleil, Nervous,
.i ; r. is.i Aii ii wuii distiise may suffer,
. rV.'AY'S READY RELIEF 1
1 :-r, FrOi-V INSTANT EASE.
... . ...i -i . r.uC llf' THS KIDNEYS.
; v:'i, V -.rATiox in.- the bladder.
i... .. VHP. KOWKI.S5.
' OV IMSTtON OF THS LUNGS.
f.itii tii.soa". i ! r i ; ' iT r, c ki:hathiv.
I". I. CITATION' OF TUE HEART.
. I Vt-i'K ft ':;, i V Yj i iili'Tll tTIA
::.oi .if, .oni.'HE.
.la : rn . .t -. ..-.it. ciiii.i.s.
; ,. .: i.tn.i-.i i. ..i . . Upady Kellefto the part or
- !:;!!! er ilitiii-uJiv ixi,i will afford ease
- ,, .;!; ij-ilf a tun, bier if water wBHn ift wi
.. !.'-.::. VPS. Sl'AS.VS, SOL' It STOMACH,'
-il'!' f. t-lCW IIKADl':iIE, DIARRHOEA,
' ;". !'.!;.! . WI.NO I. TIIS iUWELS,
: !N .:.'V i.. I'VfNs.
'.' .iv rarrr a bottle of Had.
' : --.: i'-iH r w.iii ihi iii. a rtw droits iu
i - .-i-: (tr p,n from chanpe of'
... ;..-r tliiti. j'.-v-.-i-i; UranJy or Bitters as a
I' ;V2r: AST) AGUE. ,
. ' i:rf-' i.-.r fi:ty cents. Tliere is
. .. ----ni .! t:,, v. ..ri.t tis;U will cure Kt-ver
.' .i ..'ii.-r Vuiniiuu, Bilous Scarlet,
V. . )ii,,i iitiier Kevt-rs aided bv RAD-'..-'
'lUi v i.- RAUWAY'i KEADY RE-
1 s i
T-CLKAK SKIN AND
S SECUilED TO ALL.
' .- vTIIi! CURES- FO
v i. 1 I K I'liANi-LS, THE
.- rV LF; TtlE Iftl'LUENCE
... '.'ilstrilKI.X MEDICINE,
: -'A:tSrJ .tfli.r.U.V RE30L
- - L-h r ,; t, -sweat. Vrine.
;i vv, rn the vigor of
; A ,. , 1(. i,. fy xvixti new and
- . i ie -t - :-i ' hrftat. Mouth. Tu
; . :. , ;;rr-.,.i' it),. system.
- 'i.-fiii'T.-e iriiui the Eur, and
. ; i , i.rm;;if.if. Fver
-. w.-injii n'ii'rui&iWSr Coat
' w':iu-.unf and nuint'ul dU
. ..-t I. .--ci SirtM iu and nil wastes rff
'.v Kin ii ilie ciirativc range of thin
...;-ir. iii.t n i..'v.- dav.s use will
i i; u iLfur oiilwrr !' lh$ forDtt of
. i.'..Tio( i!i o them.
: n i's -ui.,mj rtduccil by the wastes
. ' 1 1. continually progressing, sue--.v.i-v-i.
and repair a the came
. i i :-i.'.v! ;!itn heal'hy biood and thi9
. :i wit! aiid diH.-s neenre a cure
;'- !hi lvmrdv commences its
. . a:i.i hiivl o .nis'.in diminishing the
, .t.i- v til rapid, and every day
. ; I. run twin abetter and stronger,
'. .-'pftiit: in.pfoving, and llesh
:-sc HansAiEtLtiA KCTOLVKtrf excel
' a: isjentt-iu thcureof Clironicbcro-av-njil,
aud :&iu diseases; feat it w fie
r ItldiUieii Complaints,
' -: t OrftveL tKabeten, Dropsv,
'v.reof Lriue. Hrik'ht's li-
. : m :tU ct-.se.i where tliere are
i !if '.v ler :s thick, cloudy, mixed
- M'hiEc of anchor threads like
itiortiM. iiuvfe, bilious appear-t!'pa-
its. and when there is
.i-uuoti itaini water, and
t-if i..ti:K Siii diung the Loifis,
t f 1 ? Yea rs 9 Growth
-: i i::vati v i MeialatinaPills
. --.Titlr rat' 1 with pweet pnm.
. r tv, aud i-trtiiirtheii. Had-
i ! dwordersoi the Stomach.
- -. -s, Ulailder, Ner'nus Diseases,
- . .i'. Oi;sti-wie3, Indigestion, Dys
. . . i . b .!.:!. r-vrr, Itiiiam mation of he
'! -.tt:.'t!ii-uis of the Internal
:.. -u-ior: ,t p(tiri'e cure. 1'urelv
. i ' ;a- iV it r.-, ininerais or deleterl-
m r.'. 'TV ;V'3 rTT.LS wilt f.-pp the svs-
. : . :-v.-iia:ilt-Mi-o:ai'T.-- i'rlte, 26 Oenti
:.. aNI TUUi.. ' eud fine tetter
T A "(., S-.. 32 Warren Si., New
, worth tlionsauus.wiil be sent j'ou.
Piedmont Air-Line Railway.
RICHMOND & DANVILLE, RICHMOND
& DANVILLE R. W., N. C. DIVIS
ION. AND NORTH WEST
ERN N. C. It. W.
CONDENSED TIME TABLE-'
In e fleet on and after Thursday, Jan. 1, 1S74.
Leave Charlotte 7.00 P. m. 8.35 a.m.
' Air-Line Jct'n, 7.15 " 8.50 "
" Salisbury, 10.00 " , . 10.47 "
Greensboro' '2.15 a. m. 1.15 p.m.
Danville. 5.28 " 3.27 '
" Burkville, ; 11.40 - 8.06 " -
Arrive at Richmond, 2.02 r. m. 10.02 "
Leave Richmond, 1.48 p. m. 5.03 a. m.
" Burkville, 4.58 " 8.28 "
Danville, 0.52 " 1.03 p. m.
" ( Jreeiisboro', 1.16 A. m, ' .U0.' "
" Salisbury, 3.56 6 3:?
" Air-Line J nct'D,C22 ,: . 8.53 "
Arrive at Charlotte, 0.30 " 9.00 "
GOINO EAST. GOING WEST.
stations. Mail. Mail.
L've Greensboro',?' 2.00 a.m. Arr.I2.30A m
Co. Shops, g. S.o-5 " ; ' 10.05 '
" Raleigh, c 8.30a.m. 5 C.40 "
Air. at Goldsboro.il 1.40 " d L've 3.00p.m
NORTH WESTERN N. C. R- R-
Leave Greensboro' 4.40 P. M.
Arrive at Salem 6.35 P. M.
Leave Salem 8.00 A. M.
Arrive at Greensboro'. . .10.00 ? A. M.
Passenger train leaving Raleigh at i .40
P. M., connects at Greensboro' with the
Northern bound train ; malcing the quickest
time to all Northern cities. Price of Tick
ets same as via oilier routes.
Trains to and from points East of Greens
boro' connect at Greensboro' with Mail
Trains to or from points North or South.
Trains daily, both ways.
On Sundays Lynchburg Accommodation
leave liichniond at 9.42 A. M., arrive at
Rurkeville 12.39 P. M., leave Bnrkeville 4.35
A. M., arrive at Richmond 1SS A. JJ.,
Pullman Palace Cars oh ill night Hrains
between Charlotte and Richmond, (yfithout
change.) , . .- -J -t
Far further information address
S. E. ALLEN,
Gen'l Ticket Agent,
Greensboro, N, C.
T. M. R. TALCOTT,
Engineer & Gen'l Superintendent.
JANUARY 23, 1874
For' the Euqniier-Bontherner.
LAND OF THE SOUTH.
BY LKLIA LEE.
I know of a land most wondrously fair
Her skies are the blithest and clearest ;
Of all that lie beneath the sky
This land is surely the fairest.
The zephyrs float here soft and sweet,
Perfumed with the breath of flowers
We'll never, lure, And nature bare
Of garlands to deck ler bowers.
And jjrace and beauty deck not lor:e
Her f-kies aud shores and waters,
For charms as sweet in the heart will meet,
Of ail her sons and daughters.
Honor and chivalry mingle here,
With love aud pity endless
Here the stranger will find a welcome kind,
And the poor are never friendless.
As the diamond reflects a ray of linht,
In gratitude bi iliauce bestowing,
So the gifted here meet with sympathy sweet,
From nobie and true hearts flowing.
Oh ! fair is our land and dear to the hearts
Of her children is each stream and valley
When hei riahts were assailed, they never
In d tense of her soil to rally.
T,Y BELLE F.UUIE.
" It is deuced disagreeable.
Ther'j v.ill be no end to the bore.
Of course she will expect me to
fall in love with her or worse, fall
in love with me ! if Mrs. Benton
were not the queen of land-
ladies, I would change my quarters.
A manoeuvring widow and her
daughter in the very house with
me. And Charlie Mason looked far
from pleased at the prospect,
" Well, Charlie, we'll have to
make the best of it; for there is no
escape from the evil. Mrs- Ward
and her daughter have arrived,'
said his friend, Maurice Giant.
And both the xoung get t'cnien
proceeded to solace themselves with
cigars haunilv oblhious of the fact
tli at the treaeherous register near
them had wafted their conversation
to the ears of a. young lady seated
in the room above.
Certainly Lilian Ward, enveloped
iu a blii'i cashmere wrapper, her
golden curls falling in a shining
mass to her waist, her little feet
encased in velvet slippers, was not
an unpleasant picture. An indig
nant flush rose to her cheeks as the
uncomplimentary remarks of Chariie
Mason reached her, but it quickly
vanished, and a - look of roguish
resolve gleamed in her brown eyes,
and they sparkled dangerously." .
"Mis. Ward Mr- Mason."
At Mrs. Benton's introduction
the young gentleman bowed
lauguidly and Lilian, with a careless
bend of her stately head, passed to
her seat, opposite him.
More than one glance did Charlie
cast at the piquant face, the owner
of which seemed unconscious of the
presence of Charlie Mason, the
greatest catch of the season.
" Deuce take the girl !' muttered
that young gentleman, as, escorted
by Maurice Grant, she followed her
mother from the dining room, withw
out having favored him with a
" What do you think of Miss
"VTard?" asked Maurice Grant, as
the two friends entered their room.
" She is just the coolest piece of
feminine conceit I have ever.met !"
replied Charlie,11 viciously.
Strange to say, this little piece of
feminine conceit filled Charlie's
dreams, and was his first thought
" Mother, he is too find looking
to be so egregiously vain !" said
Lilian. "Now don't scold, for I
have fully made up my mind to
give Mr. Mason a lesson."
"7t is dangerous to play with
edged tools," replied Mrs. Ward,
Winter passed away,and one balmy
morning in May, Charlie Mason, an
unwonted shyness in his manner
and a slight share of anxiety on
his handsome face, awaited Lilian
Ward, in Mrs. Benton's parlor.
There was a roguish twinkly in
her eyes as she bade him good
mornings for her treatment of him
had been so pointedly cool, and her
manner so sarcastic, that he stood
a little in awe of her, and she knew
" Really, Mr. Mason,'' she
replied, carelessly, " you will have
to excuse me I don't think I care
to ride this morning."
irrhit refusal of his invitation to
accompany him to the park morti
fied Charlie bitterly; for only the
evening betore, she naei expressed
her desire to see it in the first
beauty of spring.
Bidding her a curt good morning,
he left her, mentally vowing never
to subject himself again tot' ;t like
Luncheon at Mrs, Benton's was
essentially the ladies' meal it was
rarely that one of the sterner sex
intruded his presence so the fair
ones gossiped at will.
" Z heard something to-day that
ouite surprised me," announced
'Mrs. Benton, from her seat at the
head of the table. " Charlie Ma
son is to be married very soon. I
hope we won't lose him, for he
seems quite like a son to me."
And the motherly old lady cast
a shy " glance to Lillian's direction.
A cold chill struck that young
lady at these words ; the familiar
faces around her swam in its mist,
but no sign of agitation escaped
Good Mrs. Benton sighed at the
ilKsuccess of her ruse, for her keen
woman eyes had discovered Charlie
Mason's secret even before he ac
knowledged it to himself, and now
she was convinced that his affection
was not returned.
From tjhat day Lilian was more
distant and unapproachable than be
fore. - -
.Torru3 $ed beyond all patience,
and unused to such treatment Char
lie letermined to find the explana
tion of her conduct, but she so per
sistently avoided him that weeks
elapsed before he obtained a pri
Returning unusually early, one
afternoon, the strains of sweet
music from the parlor drew him to
Seated at the piano was Lilian
not the cold sarcastic girl who
almost drove him to distraction ; a
world of enthusiasm lighted up her
lace ; the very spirit ov the music
seemed to animate her.
But the vision vanished as soon
as she caught sight of the intruder,
and again the mask of icy reserve
hid the lovely face.
" Don't let me disturb you, Miss.
With an embarrassment of man
ner totally foreign to him, Charlie
stood beside her, determined to
say something, yet at a loss how to
begin. She stood for a moment
undecided, too, then taking her
music was about to leave the room,
when a hesitating touch on her arm
" Misj Ward Lilian, one mo
ment, if you please," and then,
without further preface, followed a
declaration of his affection in fer
vent, earnest words, that set her
heart beating gladly. " I know
this is folly," he added, bitterly.
"You have shown me too plainly
your distaste for my society ; but
I could not say good by without
making a fool of mvse.f ! I leave
the city to-night."
" Of course there will be no end
to the bore ; but I really think you
must not leave me."
Charlie gazed at her in surprise ;
then aoiattliiffw; in her eye3 brought
a joyous light to his. When they
parted, an hour later, he whispered,
" As my penance has been so
long, let oar engagement be a short
I think she promised for there
was a word or two spoken very
shyly, and then, with comical grav
ity, she repeated:
" You know there will be no end
to the bore !" Saturday Night.
Occupation and Health.
That there are healthy and un
healthy occupations is known to all
classes in society. W'hat they
really are, i3, however, not so well
understood. It is the duty of life
insurance companies to ascertain
what are healthy and unhealty bus
iness. It is the work of the ac
tuaries to clearly set forth what the
rate of mortality in each occupa
tion is, so far as that rate can be
properly obtained. Considerable
attention has been given to this
subject in recent years, and we now
know pretty clearly and definitely
what occupations are attended with
a high rate of mortality.
Perhaps the best paper on the
subject, recently published, is one
read at the Institute of Actuaries,
in London, England, by Francis
C. G. Neison, Esq , F. S. S., a
leading member of the Institute.
Taking the census returns of
Great Britain, giving the various
occupations of the whole people,
and the death-rate amongst those
from 25 to Go years of age, Mr.
Neison has prepared tables of mor
ality setting forth the average
deaths per 1,000 persons living, in
each occupation. Again taking the
returns of Friedly Benefit Societies
with which Mr. Neison has been
long conversant he forms a simi
lar table, which varies so little
from the other as to be only con
firmatory of it. The members of
benefit societies are "select lives,"
examined by a medical officer.
This would naturally give a rather
lower death-rate than amongst the
general community. The difference
is, however, scarcely worth notice.
According to the census returns,
Mr. Neison finds the mortality in
various occupations to be as fol
mortality pkr 1,000 person.; LiyiNQ.
Church of England clergy - 10.02
Nonconformist clergy - - 10 01
Roman Catholic clergy - - 15.7
Physicians .... 12.6
Surgeons and Apothecaries - 18.7
Ban isters-at-law ... 10.9
Attorneys - - - - 16.2
Provision curers - - - 16 8
Butchers ... - 17.4
Poulterers .... 21.1
Fishmongers ... 174
Iron miners .... 13.7
Coal miners - - - - 14.8
Tin miners .... (5.1
Lead miners ... 20.3
Copper miners - 24.7
Iron manufacturers - - ' 12.7
Paper " ' - - - 13.0
Tia " ... 13.1,
It will thus be seen that the low
est death-rate occurs amongst "Do
mestic Gardeners," i. e., garden
ers who reside in the houses of
their employers and are thus well
cared for and well fed. The very
highest death rate is amongst hotel
keepers, who, though having little
or nothiny of any kind of labor to
perform livingat" their case and
partaking of the best food yet die
off at nearly quadruple the rate of
domestic gardeners. Mr. Neison
observes on this point : " Though
no advocate of teetotalism, the
table certainly presents facts of
the utmost importance as to the
influence of drinks and stimulants
upon health. In every one of the
different classes of drink-dealers,
the mortality, it will be observed,
is very high, being lowest for beer
sellers. Inn-keepers and hotel
keepers appear as the least healthy.
In no other class cf results is such
a high death-rate presented as
amongst the various occupations
connected with drinks and stimu
lants." Amongst professional gentlemen
the lowest death-rate is that
prevailing in the ranks of the clergy.
The Church of England and all
other Protestant ministers die at a
very little over 10 per 1,000 of all
living at ages varying from 25 to
65 years. The Roman Catholic
clergy die at the rate 15.7 per
1,000 of their class. . They have in
Great Britain the very poorest
classes as their flocks. They visit
these in every stage of disease and
during the severest epidemics.
Often they thus catch fever, small
pox, and other diseases, which cut
them on. As a rule, too, they are
not so comfortably 4 , cared for as
Protestant ministers The kindly
hand of wife and child in the hour
of sickness is more potent in resto
rative influences than the hands of
strangers, be the latter ever so
friendly and assiduous in their at
tentions. These circumstances will
fully account for the somewhat
high death-rate amongst Catholic
it is remarkable too, that in the
medical profession, while physicians
die at the rate of 12.C per 1,000,
the surgeons and apothecaries die
at a rate of 18.7 per 1,000. The
two ranks of physicians and sur
geons are kept very distant in Eng
land. The most eminent surgeon
i3 merely styled " Mr." ; the title
" Dr," being only applied to physi
cian. As a rule surgeons are more
exposed lo the various causes of
death than physicians, and the
result is seen in the higher rate of
mortality amongst them.
Quite as remarkable is the mor
tality in the legal profession. The
positions of attorney and barrister,
like that of physician and surgeon,
arc quite distinct in the United
Kingdom. The attorney does all
the preparatory work in a suit, and
lays the whole of it before the
barrister. The clients in the case
see the attorney and impart to him
their facts. He prepares these for
the barrister, who hardly every
consults at all with the party in
the suit. The barrister pleads in
the open court and does all public
work in conducting the case the
attorney sits in silence and supplies
his superior with all documents.
The heavy plodding, wearyiug
office work, in close rooms often, is
thus done by the attorneys : the
lighter and more agreeable work
by the baristers. The consequence
is that barristers die at about the
same rate as Protestant clergy, or
10.9 to the 1,000 while the at
torneys die at the rate of 16.2 per
1,000 ; a heavier death rate than
that amongst many of the manu
Amongst all the workers in metals
it will be observed that copper
miners die off quickest; copper and
lead manufacturers faster than
those employed m any other manu
facture ; and coppersmiths some
what in excess of any other smiths.
This is the natural result of the
deleterious influences of copper on
the health of the human body.
Facts like these have led Eng
lish Life Insurance Companies to
be very cautious about insuring men
engaged in certain occupations.
There is hardly any respectable
company amongst them now that
will at all insure the lives of any
class of liquor dealers. Some
companies accept good, 8oy.nd lives
of hotel-keepers, and others of that
class, at 2.5,0 extra rate per each
$50.0 insured. The liquor traders
generally object to pay this extra,
so that, practically, no, company
now insures, tb,eir U?es, $h.ey
Brass " - "
Lead - - - .
Earthenware j J
" laborers : -
" general servants
Licensed spirit retailers
Inn and hotel keepers
established some years ago, them
selves, " The Licensed victuallers'
Life Insurance Company," to meet
this want, fancying their lives as
good as any other. The death
rate was so great and the claims so
many none but drink sellers being
insured by the company that in a
few years it became bankrupt and
had to be " wound up " in the Court
All persons engaged in mining
occupations are, of course, charged
extra for the risks. We think that,
as these results cf occupation upon
he.tlth and longevity come to be
more carefully analyzed and tabu
lated, the various life' insurance
companies must come to insure the
different classes' at ""various rates,
corresponding to the mortality, : It
would, at least," be an interesting
work just now for any actuary to
engage in the preparation of equita
ble tables of rates, without profits,
insuring all classes of lives accord
ing to the rate of mortality known
to prevail amongst their ranks ac
cording to occupation. Insurance
Apropos of CiTil Rights.
A lady of our acqaintance in
formed us the other night, at a little
dinner party, that if the Chinese
were not brought in soon, or some
inferior race of which to make
servants, our social life would come
to an end. She said she had lately
eleven trials of eleven different
colored girls before she . could get
one whose only drawback, a very
trifling one, was falling down stairs
and breaking all her china. The
first comer wanted three evenings
of the week to study French to
qualify herself as the wife of a
foreign diplomat, . there being a
a precedent for that in the family
of Mr. Wormlev. ' The second one
wanted to take music' lessons twice
a week at five P. M., and stipulated
that the family should have dinner
earlier on those days, so as to ac
commodate her passion for the
piano. The third seated herself on
the sofa by the lady, and the follow
ing brief dialogue occurred : " Y'ou
don't ask me no questions ?" " I
have none to ask." "Don't you
want to know what I can do?"
"No; I don't want you at all."
" Why not, ain't my recommendas
tionall right?" "Well, if you
must know, I won't have a servant
who does not know her place." The
colored female flounced out, that is,
her flounces fairly snapped as she
went through the door. The next
applicant stiplated for only one day
and two nights out, as her sister
received one every Friday ("old
residents,") and it was necessary
she should be at home to assist. She
would go the night before and
return the morning after. This
arrangement not suiting the next
one was taken on trial on account
of a recommendation as long as the
moral law from a reverend gentle
man. This servant received her
friends in her mistress's parlor, and
read " Tupper's Proverbial Phil
osophy," Dr. Holland's "Butter
sweet," and other sweet works of a
light sort. Then came one who had
a lover in the Howard University,
and she was studying the ologies so
as to educate hereself up to the
Howard standard. She broke a
valua ble thermometer, as she said,
by looking at it, and an antique
vase that she mistook for a spittoon.
She was followed by a thin, augiitar,
colored female hatrack, who wanted
t'J know about the lunch for the
servants, and being told it c insisted
of cold baked meats, with a dash of
weak tea, declared she couldn't live
in no such family; that dite wouldn't
suit her, kase sbe had "buckles on
her lungs." After this One was
tried of a serious turn, and disap
peared before dinner to return
dripping wet in dining-room, where
she announced the fact that she had
been in the water. " lrou look
moist," said the lady, quietly. The
servant responded with some excite
ment. "Oh, ma'am, Use got re
ligion," "You've got a cold, too,
and you had better go upstairs,
change your clothes, and drink some
whisky." " But I'se found repen
tance." " I'm very sorry, Jane,
to hear it, for while that may mean
peace and good will to men in the
kitchen it s very trying on the
mistress." "Twas her prophetic
soul that after her kitchen range
was fairly burned out heating water
for the pool in the African church,
the sex.tan explaining that "dat
mose of dose as is baptized, missis,
is wimmin folks, and as dey is mosly
weakly I tries to take the shock off
unbeknowned to de preacher." The
good lady had ah'utter detestation
for wet Christians -'which was
aggravated to insanity by Jane's
doing the ironing iu theological
spasm, in which the action kept to
the religious emotion. Her mistress
shuddered wLeri she heard a shrill
vcice singing ;
And Moses smote de waters,
Aud de children dey presed oyer.
She knew that at the word
"smote" the flatiron was sent
through the textife fabric, while to
the musie of "over", the iron swung
back This is only one experience
out of hundreds. , If old Ben Butler
and Charles Sumner don't stop the
foundation of our social structure
will be "tore up."
Sketch of the Siamese Twins.
I From the New York Herald.)
The Siamese Twins, E;ig and
Chang, lately residing in North
Carolina, were afflicted with illness
in the year 1871. They were born
at a small village on the coast of
Siam, in the year 1811. Their
parents got their living by fishing,
and until 1829, whevi Eng and
Chang were brought to the United
States, they made their living by
selling shellfish. Their mother
bore seventeen children. At one
time she gave birth to three and
never less than two. But none of
these children were deformed. The
Twins were united at the anterior
part of the chest by a prolongation
of a kind of fleshy "band the size of
the hand. This band of flesh is
about two inches broad and four
inehes thick. The whole mass is
tough and capable of being consid
erably extended. One could whis
per ia the ear of one of them with
out the other hearing while volatile
salts applied to thj nostrils of one
had no effect on the other ; and
while pinching the arm of one ex
cited no sensation in tha other, still
if you but stick a pin in the exact
vertical centre of this connecting
link both would flinch from the
hurt. The Twins were seldom ob
served to converse with each other.
They played a good game of
draughts, made pretty much the
same moves, and at the same time,
and frequently played against each
After attracting a vast amount
of attention among scientist and
physiologists in the old world, they
married two sisters, and settled
down near Salisbury, N. C, on a
well stocked plantation. In addi
tion they had at one period ample
funds invested through their agent
in New York. During tha war
they continued to reside on their
plantation and lived in the same
quiet and harmony as ever, until
some few years afterwards. Of
courso, no one ever thought of
drafting them and their negroes
prospered, except when cut of tem
per from any cause, it was apt to
work itself off in striking the first
one that came to hand, from which
the best escape was to keep out of
the way. The brothers probably
never would have had any difficult
ty, but that their wives, though
sisters, turned away their hearts,
and children were the cause of this
estrangement. Up to the period
that each had five children all pros
pered well enough, but one of them
had a sixth, and this awoke envy
and jealousy to such a degree that
the twin sisters, not being bound
together like the twin brothers
would no longer live under the same
roof. The brothers were, it seems.
about fifty-four years of age, but
one, wo believe, the smaller and
feebler of the two, looked, it is said,
ten years older than the other.
They could turn either back to back
or face to face, but that is as far as
the remarkable bond that united
permitted. It is almost certain
that should either die the other
could not survive even more than a
few minutes, as there is an artery
as large as the femoral artery that
connects them. A few years since
they corresponded with some of the
leading surgical operators in Lon
don, as to the possibility of the um
bilicus being cut so that in case of
the death of one, the life of the
other might be saved. At the re
quest of the London surgeon they
visited the city, and many experi
ments were tried to determine the
safety of such an operation. Among
other things a ligature was tied
firmly for a few minutes around the
connection between them, so as to
prcent the circulation of blood
through the artery. But it seemed
as if each would expire if this was
persisted in. The smaller of the
two fainted away and lo3t all con
sciousness, and there were symptoms
that the same effect would follow to
the other, but the process could not
be continued long enough without
endangering the life of him who was
the first to faint. Since the break
ing out of the rebellion the twins
both dressed in the Confederate
gray, and were both members of the
same church, having united with a
small Baptist church in their neigh
borhood, of which they were con
sidered very worthy members.
though born Siamese.
I Daughter of the house (to a
J privileged old friend of the family)
j " Dear Mr. Lupus, you don't
j seem to be enjoying yourself. I
i should sq like to have you waltz this
j once .with me." Privileged old
ii'ientt "My dear child, 1 don t
dance; but if it sr.its you, I wouldn't
mind sitting heie with my arms
around your waist while the others
are making themselves dizzy."
ii 1 il
Make your starch as usual, then
add a littie salt and a little cooking
soda, the size of a bean. Wring the
clothes out of the starch, plunge in
cold water,and wring out immediate
ly. When they are ironed is will give
them a beautiful gloss