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C. R. STAMPS, - - Editor. FRIDAY KOV- 6 1874 THE RESULT ! WE HAVE MET THE ENEMY AND THEY ASS OX7E8 1 1 The third of November just past will long be a memorable day in our political annals. It was the Water loo of Radicalism. For fourteen years the Republican party has ruled this country with a red of iron steeped in gal1. This period of its supremacy has been signalized by -war, confiscation, official corrup tion and reckless violations of the Constitution. It was 41 literally con ceiredins in and born in iniquity." the indignant repudiation of the A merican people. History will do it justice. It will be classified hear after with organizations like the Commune of Paris. Founded on sectional animosities in the beginning, it has been kept alive and fostered by the bitterness and rancor engendered by a bloody civil war, and its baleful existence still further prolonged by the " co hesive power of public plunder." It always lacked a vital principle and since the abolition of slavery it has never had any policy like all parties that are born amid the fleet ing passions of the hour, its exis tence has been short lived. The day was sure to come" when the healthy Conservative Sentiment of the American people would compel its overthrow. The late elections are full of en couragement to all lo$&fcof their country. We need not yePdespair of the Republic. The Republican shibboleth " the Constitution is a league with death and Covenant with hell," has died away on the breeze which brings to us the victo rious shouts of the "fire tried" Democracy. The late elections have settled two things, vix : Grant will never be elected for a third terra, and car- petbagism in the South has receiv ed its death blow. This accursed excerscence on our political system will never more be known among us, and in a few years will only be remembered by the lead of debt it has heaped upon the Southern States. Three times three for the National Democratic party. Among the reasons which have been urged for calling a Convention none strikes us with more force than the defects of our present judicial system and the way in which the Legislature is hampered in trying to remedy some of its practical evils. The act of 1873-4 amenda tory of certain sections of Battle's Revisal has somewhat relieved the Superior Courts by removing from the Docket a large number of the more unimportant criminal cases, but it is much to be doubted wheth er it is not a grievous wrong to the citizen especially of the more ignorant and poorer class, to put him into the hands of an ordinary Justice of the Peace with little knowledge of and still less regard fdtiie formal ities of criminal procedure which have been devised by the Law mak ers and the courts for the protec tion of the innocent part of the community. It seems to be congid ere.l by many that it is a matter of! litUj importance in the case of petty offenders that tbey are thrust into a magistrates office and fined and imprisoned with but small re. gard to the decent conduct of their trial, bo that by this means the offender is punished ; that the quicker and more informal the trial, the better ; and that it U but lost labor to inquire strictly into the circumstances and degrees ofjiis guilt. Now though it was an ab solute necessity for us to have some relief for our Superior Court, that the important civil business of the country might not be forever impe ded by accumulating indictments I for petty misdemeanors and felon- j Jc- ' ' name or common jus- tice, in the name of the unlearned and poorer class of our citizens, both white and colored, wo protest against a constitution which makes the present resort to the Justice's of the Peace the only means of relief. We do not mcan to imply that any abuse of this power on the part of any Justice of Edgecombe has come to our knowledge. We are opposing the principle of the thing. It ought to be in. the power of the Legislature to establish county courts for the trial of petty crimi nal cases. Let the Justices of the Peace have this jurisdiction. That i all well enough; but let them hold their court on certain set days in the the county town, and let the community know whar offenders are punished and how. By all means let criminal trials be open and in the face of day, and not in a corner. Since the class of men from which our muiristratea are taken is to dif ferent from whit it was under our old law, it is much more necessary that they should have the force of public opinion brought to bear upon them in their adunnijtratiou of jus tice. How unnt is a magistrate s court to have jurisdiction of the statutory offense of fornication and adultery, for example, and yet under a recent decision of the Supreme court their jurisdiction is exclusive. How liable is this system to corrup tion and abuse in the hand? of un principled men. By all means then let our Legis lature have the power to fashion our judicial system to suit our varying circumstances. The constitution may lay down its general plan and outline, but it is an absolute neces sity to good government that it buouta be in our power to fashion the details to suit the public exigen cies without interfering with the or ganic law. THE ELECTIONS -Elections was held Tuesday in twenty-two States and three Terri tories. Louisiana held her State election on Mouday. In all these States members of the Forty-fourth Congress will be chosen, and some of them will also elect State officers. The Territories will also elect mem bers for the next Congress. Ver mont will also hold a special elec tion for Congress on the 7th of November, in the district now rep resented by Judge Poland. The total number of Congressmen to be chosen during the present week wiil be 218. The election of Tuesday will determine the political complex ion of the lower House of the Forty fourth Congress. Sixty-three mere bers of the next Congress have already been chosen, of whom 30 are Republicans and 38 Democrats. The States that have already cho sen members of the next Confirms are Indiana, Iowa, Maine,Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Ver mont and West Virginia. Califor nia, Connecticut, Missippi and New Hampshire will elect their Repre sentatives to the Forty-fourth Con gress next year. These tour States, are entitled to seventeen Represen tatives. In thirteen of the States which held elections this week Leg islatures will be chosen which have the choice of United States Senas tors, to wit : Delaware, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michi gan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennes see, Wisconsin and New York. The rapid growth of life insur ance companies may be illustrated by the record of companies doing business in Masachu5et.s. In 1SG0, the number of policies iitued l.v those companies, and in force, was 97,943, in 1873 the number w:is 753,071. The amoun! cf the poli cies in 18C3 was about a cum n-r of a million of dollars ; in 1873 it was over fifteen hundred millions. The incomes have increased from $10,365,152 m 18G3, to $111,908, 272 in 1873, and the gross acs .-ts in a proportionate degree. Claims on account of death were p ml in 1873 to the amount of nearly $25, 000,000, and payment was resisted on three per cent, of the claim. In one-half of the contested cades the decisions were in favor of the com panies. The number of policies is- ! sued last year was less than in 1872, 1870 and 1869, and it is be lieved that the business is settling down to its legitimate piace as a beneficient provision for families liable to be left destitute, and that it will cease to be regarded as a means for amassing wealth. The King of the Sandwich Islands is momentarily expected at San Francisco, in the U. S. steams erBenicia. He is accomyanied by Elisha Alien, Chancellor and Chief Justice of the kingdom, and Am bassador to the United States; John O. Dominis. th re ivinir s broth TT m "-in law, and Military Governor of Oahu ; Kapena, Governor of -iani, and A. f. Carter, principal merchant of Ilonolula an 1 member of the Trivy Council. Mr. Pierce, the United States Minister, accom panies the party. Generally Sheridan telegraphs to General Sherman from the Wachita Agency that there is every indica tion that the 7ndian war will close before winter sets in. The hostile Indians have Leon snrrnnn,!,,! columns of Miles " v i rice, iJavidson i and McKcnzie. and navinann Onnrf - i . rri-. .-...v juuu ior luemseives or pasture for their animals, End no security for their lives, they are surrendering unconditionally. Ben. Hill's Augusta Speech : I enter my protest here to-day ugainst iht of the Presi dent to enter a State to datermine j who is Governor. Congress has no more right to say who is Governor j than England has. 7c Is the in. ! alienable right of the people to de ; tcrmine. Mo foreign power has in ' , , r . . Ti i .i ' va led Louisiana. Jt was the tlnevi ; , . -it in" carpet buggers vho invaded, j Congress has protected Louisiana! for the carpet-baggers State of Louisiana. 4. IgiUIIbt tue j A gentleman recently from New Orleans informs the Providence Press that just before he left to come North he was shown a fine estate in a most desirable pnrt of the city, and told that he could have the use of it if he would pay the taxes. This illustrates the on erous rule, which hss prevailed in Louisiana, and explains why busi ness is at a stand still. For the year ending September 80th, the people of the United of peanuts. Tennessee furnished 185,000 bushels, Virginia 225,000, North Carolina GO, 000, and the rest, 125,000 bushels, was imported from vifrica. The maturing Vir ginia crop is said to be large, pro bably about 350.000 bushels, while the new North Carolina crop is es timated at 120.000 bushels. Colcnel Vogdes, commanding the Frst Artillery, reports to the Ads jutant General of the army that, owing to the prevalence of yellow fever in Charleston, S. C, he has, under instructions from headquar ters, removed his command from that city to Summerville, S. C. The President's proclamation fixes Thursday, the 26th of Novem ber, a-- the day on which eball be celebrated the aunual thanksgiving of the nation for the mercies vouch safed by Providence during the past year. The Tribune say3 Congressman Holman, of ludiana, is likely to be Mr. McDonald's most formidable antagonist in the contest for the LT. S. Senatorship. Judge Holman is one of the ablest and truest Demo crats in Congress. The statistics of the Methodist Episcopal Church South in CalN fornia show 3,359 members, a church property of the value of $114,580, parsonages of the value of $28,000, a college property of the value of $35,000. At Omaha, Nebraska, the weath er for tho past three days has been very cold, with high winds. The first snow of the season fell there on Thursday, and ice half an inch thick formed in the rivers Friday. The Indian Evangelical Review estimates tiie number of converts to Christianity i:i Huidostan for the year 1873 at 5,000 ; ( r, including Burmah and Ceylon, 0,000. At lliiltlrr.ore. 400 special Dep uty U. S. Marshals were sworn in to preserve tin pence at tue polls on election da v. EDITORIAL BREVITIES. " That well-preserved autumnal gentleman," is what they aro calling Bctrnum now. In Sweden all alcoholic liquors aro taxed according to their alcoho'ic strength. Miss Jennie Patterson is giving reading and recitations in Lebanon, Tenuessee. A Loudon dispatch says the direct Atlantic cable has been recoverel in a perfect condition. A Paris dispatch says complete returns from Pas da Calais eltct the Bonapartist by a decided majoiity. Ex-Gov. Eruoa T. Throop died at his residence, in Auburn, N. Y., on Saturday last. The yield of fruit in Rhode Island this year, sumasses that rf aln.ntt any other year in its history. Tho Hon. Wm. M. Evarts and Judge Porter have been definitely en gaged to defaad Rav. Ilsnry Ward Beuc'uer. The late lamented Joremy Taylor observed that many people in thi world seem to be very busy gather- ing thorns to sit on. California is now called the land of gold, of wheat, of "old rye," of or anges, figs, olives, big trees, and of fat cattle on a thousand lulls. C. F. Duaiont's foundry, at Cin cinnati, was burned Saturday. Ten families in adjoining tenements rush ed out. Dr. T. O. Eichardartn Ami !-;., , t- j New Orlean?, togethor with other 11 1- i lauies ana gentlemen, ascended Po- f". T ' ' ie Dot- j 'l':UOrilt oru i.l a . i i uie crater. . : , V '"l"jri "at mere ; are uttecn hundred persons sick with j typhoid fever in tow n of Pariven, in j tho county of Laucanthire, being i more than one-sixteenth of the popu- j lation P P iatlon- i i ,i ,. r . . i Rev. John 0'BrienPa3tor of St- Patrick's ChtfrW'f'or 1 past-2$ years did wliuo sitting at the table, of W'" Rt 5e"' ' Ma88f' Sunday B.ght.-; A book lately published in France itates that the mortalitamong chiU dren to fvofional wet nue or for,-V PJ' cent, and among children nursed by mothers , J only ten per cent, State Assayer Vaughn, of Rhode xsiauu, lias UJaue a uuuniitui uuaivsio ' ,ii of 35 samples of " bitters, including all the important ones in tha market, and finds that they contain from 6.36 to 43.20 per cent, of alcohol. Iti response to inquiries sent from Boston, responsible business men of Mobile replied Saturday as follow s : " No alarm nor authenticated case of yellow fever here. Strangers visit us without apprehension." Beecher's lectures in Boston and elsewhere aro greeted with crowded houses eleven thousand tickets, at 1 each, sold in Boston in one night. Cause why ? Tho morbid curiosity of mankind to seo the man is the solution. i It is said that the people of New Orleans greatly enjoy tho daily pa rades of Gen. Emory's Boldiers through their streets, and that the pageant fully compensates them for the loss of their liberties and their proparty. The aggregate receipts of tho State fair at Richmond, Va., last week, will reach $10,000, which, however, does not include the uioney received from the life , and other members. These receipts are larger than any year 6ince the war, except 1871. The St. Louis Dispatch says tho high honor of being the banner Dem ocratic State of the Union will, lie, after the election between Kentucky, Arkansas and Missouri. From pres ent tndications, says the Little Rock Gazette, "we are inclined to believe that Arkansas will get the banner." Tho ; bark Thomas Pope tailed from, New York, Oct. 31st, for Libe ria, with twenty-seven colored emi grants, under the auspices -of tho American Colonization Society. They came from North and South Carolina and Tennessee. Of this number, fif teen were over fifty years of age, and the rest younger. The October returns of the De partment of Agricultural show that the wheat crop is equal to or greater than last year's in all the States ex cept Maryland, Virginia, Texas, Ken tucky, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Kansas. The yield generally is large and the quality improved. Tn pro duction, Maryland falls one per cent, and Virginia six per cent, below last year. The Case of Dr. Seymour. The documeuts which are now made puplic do not close the case of Dr. Seymour. In a sense it may be said that they open it, in carry ing it from the secret seasicn of the Triennial Convention to the special public of the Protestant Er.iscoral Church and the whole religious public of the country, We will not un.iertakf to di-ciee the significance ot the docmiiCMts. 7c can hardlv be supplied, either, that the issue they raiso has been decided by the rejection of Dr. .Seymour from the Bishopric of Illinois. The defeat ot Dr. Seymour was hv j so close a vote tu .n it couM not have settled anything in the minds of church men. It did not even purport to settle iiiucii more than that the con vention was wiiiing to sacrifice Dr. Seymour on account of the smell ,cf ritualism which the keen evangeli cal nostrii detecte-l upon his vests meats. As Dr. Seymour says in the manly letter requesting to he cited heioro the convention, the question is not whether he is to be a, oisnop or no ; u is a question of ins useiuintss as a, clergyman and of his character as a .man. That question cannot Oe held to have been decided by the convention, ".mi ma uu i.o ue men. it li an o v . r ,!,- t . . "f 1 tA.uiug.y paniiui question to settle, and, though luckly we arc not called upon to settle it, it can hardly be settled except at the cost oi conquerable scandal to the an- uvuu, uiieiuoie ciiurcn umcti it agitates. lor it raises what wf am hardly help regarding, -in the; light of thce documents, as an issue of veracity between a bishop of the Episcopal Church, who has been thought worthy by the Diocese of Illinois ol mi elevation to the House ot .bishops. Ihe submission of these documents threatens to begin a bitter controversy, which -caw hardly end without imparing the good name of one of the part-'ea to it. Disgraceful Scena3 in a Court Room In tho Augusta County Court this week there were a series of remarka ble trials of white women and black men for living as man and wife in defiance of the law. Only two of the women, degraded and repulsive look ing objects, appeared in court, and about the same number of African husbands. Tho couples were con victed and fined sums rantfine from 850 to $5:J0 In one case two of the witnesses, rather decent loooking youn- men' were brorhers of one of the" white women living with a negro man, and their testimony showed an absence of moral perception startling in a Chris- . - tian commun tv. Rnfh a regard tho umivnnunf as an impertinent interference with her domestic affairs, and gave the Common wealth's attorney pert ans Wor,s to that effect Missionaries are m7 i,"me tt9 f V"8 county as well as abroad Staunton Va., Vindicator. ' o - -- w w&uu w j l. iiurii nio. r SO LIMBER ! ! 'ma , feppM' THE I? j Jg!;0RI0US &$r4 news 1 1 Victory all Along the Lines ! Perhaps the Liveliest Covpwj That Ev er WaisSern-IInw will This Do for the Dead De . Diocracyll How About That Third Term ! Don't Carry the News to Hi ram, It wouldn't be Kind ! FROM THE LOUISIANA LOWLANDS! T E ifN ESiEfe" TOLLO WS TIIE .'EXAMPLE OF TIIE MOTH ER STATE ! ! Brownlow and Butler i Both Busted ! .11 aStAbtlUSCtU Democratic Butler, Ibo Spoau 'i'hlcf, Defeated Louisiana Dcmoc-Ic, vrith FiveoirtofSix . ' j C impress men J DEMOciurrio gaixs m lrt where .GREAT liEjOKJlNG' TUROUGII- OCT jIie xrjNTRr : : ALABAMA." MoxiooJiKBY, . Noy. S.-nTbe. Demo cratic majority in, the 5'rd District, will lie S,000 gain. ' "Out of thirty-six hundred negroes the vote is- heavily, and Hay's, Hepullicun, iu the 4th District is probably elected. The Democrat claim certainly 5 Congressmen, ' being a gain of three. . " '" "DELEWARE. .. iLJu-Gsox Del., Nov. 3.--Five;Dis-tricts heard from show republican losses as compared with 1 S72, when the State wont Republican. ! " -7 , WaMixaTOX, Dt-u, Nov. 3.- Returns are incomplete, but indications are that all three counties have gone Democratic, and not .1 Republican elected in the State." AcrstA, Novcm'K?r 3. Ia summing up the returns from all portions of Georgia, so far as received, there appears to be no doubt o tl? election of an undivided Dem ocratic delegation. The election has been one of the must 'orderly that has ever taken place in the State: ho (tstnrV.r.ccs reported. The returns from Florida are meagre anl uusatistactory. Nothing degnite can be obtained io-:iight. Finly, Democrat, is proliul.ly elected in tlie lt district. . ILLINOIS. Washington, November 3. 1'iivato tele grams from Chicago sny that the Congres sional eleetieiT? tliere show a Democratic gain. A telegram .from riusburg say Negjy, Reiiudicau,, as defeated. These need confirmation. LOUISIANA. - Now Orleans,. Nolember 3. Additional returns arc arprr.hle to the Democrats. Indications-sire they elect o Congressmen and' State Treasurer. fwThe Democrats claim the election ui" Go members of the Legislature, .""." benig a'nuyority. Michigan. Petroi', Nov. An unusually hoavj vote has been polled throughout the State. 1 he returns show considerable Democratic p-aius. - The proposed new Constitution is" overwhelmingly, defeated, though it re ceived a large vote Uma wa3 generally ex pected. Indication'? are- that "Williams, dem., is clecsotl to C'onr.3 in the first dissrict, Pottev, dem., in the fourth, ai,d Duraud, ueui., iu t.'ieixth. ; MASSACHUSETTS. Bar toy, ,Noy.. 3. Krturns from 03 towns gives Talbott po',:;j3S, Gaston f5,S18. The sami? towns 7isr vivr sjave Washburne 43,)T2,: Gr&Uni MJtfa -'fltese figures do not im-hiSo tire yote in Roatoii. The . last returns ot tins. city, r.ro, T;Uixtt 10,4150 Gaston 1C,?0i. .Gaston leads on these re- i tarns about three ' thousand, arid on all bides his election ie conceded, with a prob able majority of from to iS.d). Frost's election in the 4t!i district is claimed, but it will be very close. Butler is badly bea ten, Thompson baring a majority of 1,031, with. only oou small'towa to hear from. VV :lhaiiij and, Alexander.', arc also featcd by small majorities. : r . Aycr is pefeated in the Tth'District. de L 1 ite later returns lo ;not charge the f results loieahn' lowed intbo earlier reports. Tho citioti o Lyu;i aud Saleinarein a blaze oi raieiK-nipnv.bpaiures,. bulls rmsring aud gansflrinjrSmdt'llie streets .are 'thronged with proWrf&'bf "people t-h??'rhV and otjier wlse ;r.ires3io their joy. ' f . In iiuitwa the crowd have dispersed. w"' hu tue eiccnon news and aston isueci at the result. ; XE1V, JEESEV. . JVew oik, Nov. . Democrats .have carried Newark: and Esstx Co., X. J , iv a Iii the Cth Ccusre33toii.il. District, F II T.. i - ' itu, democrat, elected over M L Ward, In Hudson county, Judge Cedlc, Demo crat, for Governor, hasamaioritv of 3. ODD Ilardenhurg, Democrat, lias been elected to Congress frooi tlie 7th district by alarsc majority.! Bassaic county lias completely given Ilalsey, Republican for Governor, four teen majority, and the D'cmocraiic gain is 80i5. . - Middlesex county has gone Democratic by a large majority.: ; i -: ' I NEW YORK. New York, November 3. Robert?, Republican,, was defeated ia the Utica Dis trict, and a Democratic gain comes from ihe 2ith Distrct. . "Heavy Democratic gains retried throughout the State. The World claims every Democratic Congressman in New York -city. ., The iullowins: was received tn nih f mm Xew York, to G. V Adams, World office, The Democratic majority in the city is 42,0:jO, and in Brooklyn 7,000. Every city Congressional District "was cairit: a" min of two. Roberts is beaten in .the ITtica District -and Walker is elected in the Sten ben -District. -Every dispatch from tho interior chronicles heavy gains. - -Tiie New. Yorli Tribime says the Demo crats have elected twortbirds of their Con gressmen in New1-York State, and have twenty nwijoj-ity in the assemly. PINSYLV-ANIA. Washington, November "s ' Tplo.-n-DT from Philadelphia, through "'Renubiican sources, gay the .returns are meagre and uawtisfactory and feared the. State had gone Democratic. RHODE ISLAND:1. '." .'' Providence, Nov. 3. The two Con- gressional districts go Republican., The result being well assured at the beginning of the campaign, scarcely a quarter of the district was polled. DATTTirT rt k T) I TV 4 ty- DM A. Charleston, Nov. 3. Midnight now. It is Charleston will reach 7,000. Returns from all quarters of the State exhibit heavy Conservative gains. The result for Gov ernor is in doubt. Krephaw, Conserva tive, is certainly and McGowau, Conserva tive, probably elected to Congress in the Charleston district. Mackey, fusion, beats Buttz, Rep. Smalls, colored, elected from the JUL district. TENNESSEE. " Nashville. Nov. 3rd. The vote through out the State is at least onefourth less than in August last. The Democrats carry the State by from 25 to 30,000 majority elect ing the entire Congressional Delegation except in the 1st and 2nd District which are doubt fuL Both branches of the Leg islature is largely Democratic. VERMONT, llutland, Yt., Nov. 3. Returns from 37 towns in the 2nd Vermont Congressiona District received up to this time give Den nis. i, Rep., 5,229; Poland, 2,547; Mc Lane, Dem., 1,055. There are 81 town in the district, plurality vote, elects at this election. Dennison is elected without a doubt by alarge majority. -VIRGINIA. Richmond. Va., Nov. 3. A heavy vote is being polled in this city. The Demo crats claim that they will carry the State and i uougressmen out of STII.L LATER. Iii Pennsylvania the Democrats gam eight Congressmen and possibly nine. The State ticket is claimed by both parties, Washington, Nov, 4. Shrewd calculators give the Democrats 25 majority in the next House Republican officials look as if they were porry tor themselves. Albany Nov. 4. The Evening Journal makes the Assembly stand : Democrants 72; Republicans 50, and as the Republicans have only 4 majoiity in the Senate, the Democrats will have a majority on joint ballot, with Berne to hear from, and two (!i?ncts in Waterviiet. Ihe Next State Fair. Our next State Fair should be placed where it belongs, under the executive management of prominent practical farmers in the btate It is a farmer's institution and there should be a smell of agriculture in its management so as to warrent in un mistakable as to its objects and results- For instance the Hon. Mr. Stiekup Ktephigh may be a citizen of very fine name and clever parts to adorn a ball roomticket as manager, or ride a horse with a blue sash on, tho Fourth of July, but for stepping among plows, corn and cotton plan ters, and mowers, and reapers, and threshsng machines, he has but ono point to recommend him to the farm ers, and that is, he cau carry him self like a soldier and look every inch a man. . But the man for true work on the grounds, the man to take hold of things with his hands, to see that all of these entries arranged with sys tem hero, and all those entries there, to shake hands with all the visiting faimers, aud tell them to come up and examine this display, or his own idea of what is 'the host thing' he has eeen, the finest planter or the best plow. Win' the man for all this is plain Mr- John Smith, without any other title than a hard working farm er; and although he prefers to work on the grounds with his coat off, and in his shirt sleeves, wo think it would be a profitable exchange for all the Stephighs to step out and let the real working farmers step in to all these positions. 1'ivss these offices upon the farmees of our State, let them see and understand that the Fair is theirs iu common over the whole State, and to be kept Uj and continued as an inheritance to their children and our word for it, instead of ten thousand at our next Siate Fair, t.n& the grounds will be packed with agricul tural and industrial entries from every corner of this State. We. know Col. llolt wants this 6tate of things to exist; bnt a pressure ia brought to bear upon the chie f officer parties of means, (we mean money,) who have never given one eenfjtowards support ing the btate Fairs, and who possibly exercise some4influence in tho premi1 Set. It is often the case that parties with pretended means, (wo mean money again, endeavor to influence the 'powers that be' by false and malicious representations, which al ways work disastrously. In conclusion, we will say that we stand ready to support our excellent friend Oul Holt. He is every inch au honest straight-forward clever man, but we will not suport other movements that have boen made by a fow men whose influence upoa earth in respectable circles amounts to nothing. In the lower world where others are in nnivr t.hav mav . : . r . J J Bucceea. Indeed tuev ouirht to. and u"uuuess wm. .ynciumru journal. Ml 4 .7j T T 1 o Discovery of a Horrible Murder . One of tho most horrible murders oa record was prepetralei near An derson, Indiana, On the 'Mawaon farm' lived Mrs. Mawson, her son Albert, or 'Abby,' as he was more frequently called, and elder son, Thomas. For some time Albert has been missed by the neighbors, and his mother was always ready with some plausible tale concerning his absence volunteored information, indaed. before being questioned. Sometimes she represented him as having gone to Cleveland, sometimes to England, and again to California. Occasionlly she offered for sale some article formerly belonging to her son. A suit of clothes, nearly new, was taken back to the merchant of whom they were purchased, and sold for a small sum. A ring and some other little trinkets were likewise sold. These sales were always accompanied by some kind of a story. Albert couldn't take them with him, or he had left them for her to sell, or she had to raise money, and desired to i sell what Albert would never need. She refused to s'eep alone, and she passed her nights with the neighbors when no one could be found to stay with her in the farm house. She bo- came so haggard that the neighbors noticed it. A peculiar object of her solitude was an old well on theprem ises. She would call persons to see how clear the water was. Finally the well was found choked ud with stones and loose boards. Suspicion having been aroused by the conduct of Mrs. Mawson. she and her son Thomas were arfistd When tha well was cleared out the bodv of Al bert waa discovered. Both the ac cused were therf committed to jail, and a singular instance of a guilty conscience each feared to be left al one, and southt permission to burn their lamps during the night, and it was granted. TY tt : : j a. tt Vice-President Wilson, during the few hours he was in Washington, ventured to observe that the proba bility was that the Democrats would carry two of tho Congressional dis tricts in Massachusetts. This was beforo he went to the White Honse, but it would not be fair"to say tnat it was on this account that the Presi dent desired to see him, although, to be sure, the 1 resident did, on the same day, see a number of other per sons ot much less consequence than tha Vice-President. The politicans say that Grant never did 'have any use' for Wil.-on, and that since the latter declared against the third term, it has so happened that, although they have several times been in com pany together, the President has never had time to interchange a word with Mr. Wilson. However all this may be, there is considerable gtumbling among the Radical poli ticians over the dismal view the Vice President took of affairs ia his own State, and they say if he could not hold his tongue, he had much better keep away from Washington. Washington Special to Baltimore Sun, 29th. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. ROBT. H. ROl'JfTREE, W. P. ROCNTRK.E, Lato of North Carolina. of Wilson ST C ALBERT L. ROt'JTTREE. of WUson, N. C. RQUNTREE& CO., Commission Merchants, 188 Pearl Street, New York. Nov. C, 1S74. tf Wilmington & Wcldon Kail Koad Company. Officb of Seckbtakt and Thiapurbr, i Wilmington, N. C, Nov. 2, 1874. The Thirty-Ninth Annual meeting of the Stockholders of the Wilmington & Weldon Railroad Company will be held at the offlct ot the Company iu Wilmington, on Wednes day, the 18th inst. J. VV. THOMPSON, Secretory. Nov. 6. o,w Dr. G. L. Shackelford, SURGEON DENTIST, Successor to Dr. L. T. Faqna, TARB0R0', W. C. 3" Office opposite the Court Home, over Dr. L. L. Siatou's Drug Store Oct. 23, 18T4. tf FOR SALE ! MY STORE HOUSE in TarborD, opposite the Hotel. The Lot is 20 feet 2 inches front by 153 feet deep, with the right-of-way between Walston's store and mine. Terms :f 2,000 cash, the balance on 1, 3 and 8 years with intereot. For further par ticulars, apply to me at Wilson, N C. Oct. 23.:6t. E. ROSENTHAL. Edgecombe CountyIn (he Superior Court. D. H. Barlow, Sarah E. Lloyd, George Lloyd, Frank Lloyd, Nina Lloyd and James Lloyd, the last four infints by their next friend, Joseph W. Lloyd, against Mary Louisa Caldwell, Heury Lloyd, Mary P. Lloyd and Harriet E. Lloyd. STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, To ttie Sheriff of Edgecombe County Greeting: You are hereby commanded, to snmmon Mary Louisa Caldwell, Henry Lloyd, Mary P. Lloyd and Harriet E. Lloyd, tfce defendant above-named, if they be found within your County, to appear at the oflice of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Edsrecombe. within twenty live days, after the service of this Biimmons ou them, exclusive of the day of eucu service, ana answer lae complaint, a copy of which will be deposited in the office of the Clei k of the Superior Court for said County, within ten days from the date of this summons, and let them take notice, that Jf mey ian 10 answer tne said complaint within that lime ihe plaintiff will apply to the Court for the relief demanded in the complaint. Hereof fail not, and of this summons make aue return. Given under my hand and seal of said Couit, this 2ith day of October, 1874. H. L. 8TATON, JR., Clerk Superior Court, Edgecombe County. Howard & Perry, Au'ys lor Plaintiffs. Oct. 30, 1874. 6w Iara now prepared to furnish GOOD OYS TERS by plate or measure. All I ask is a trial before purchasing elsewhere. J. M. 8PRAGIN8. Ocf. 10th, 1S74. 3m STOLEN J7SROM my farm on Monday eight, the 28th JL1 of September, a CKEAM MARE, with bhick mane and tail, Mind in the right eye about 12 years old and of medium size. A reward of Twenty Dollars will be paidtoanv one who will furnish information that will lead to Ler recovery. Address J. H. ALSBROOK. Oct. 9,-lrn. Scotland Neck, N. C, Piney Grove School. TT is with pride that I call the attention of m. ttie puDiu to the condition of l'iney Grove ti'i .1 . i i i rrcc iiime ocuoui uuaer ray management. I hive had an average atteudanct; of 25 schol ars and they have lu.-ulo rapid progress. As x expect to iu:ike scnooi teaching my perm a nent occupation, I put this before the public D. J. HUNT. Oct. 9, 1874. tf. WILSON Collegiate Seminary FOR TOUNG LADIES. The Sixteenth Session will commence on l tiursday, October 1st, 1874, and close on tha ioin oi ceomary, lS7o. Hoard and Regular Tuition in advance ?90. ror particular information address J. DuB. HOOPER, Aug. 14.-3m. Wilson, N. C. NOW'S THE TIME. LOT OF FRENCH CANDY, SUPERIOR TO ANY OTHER sold iu Tarboro, just received and for sale by J. M. SSritAUlMS. Oct. 2. 2t NEW ENTERPRISE! THE undersigned begs to call attention to his NEW TIN SHOP, adiolnlno- th utoi ol D. V. Hurtt, where he will execute all work in his line with neatness and des patch. ROOFING, GUTTERING aud RE PAIKING, a specialty. Prices as low as the lowest. GEO. R. DIXON. Oct. 2, 1874 3m NEW BOOKS ! NEW BOOKS!! Just received r t the Tarboro Book Store a supply of lNTo-r Novels, by . Standard Authors. Also quite an assortment of Miscellaneous Books, at New York retail prices. April 10, 1674. tf. Filer ; Mis -Are now receiving the FINEST STOCK or FALL Al WINTER GOODS ever purchised by them. For Cash C. . . we are prepared to tstouith jou ia price. The Public, Customers, Friends and Acquaintances, AS WELL AS YOUR " Friends and Acquaintances," ami Moarr CORDIALLY INVITED TO CALL. Tarboro', N. C, Oot. 2. 1871 POSTPONEMENT. SECONDHAND LAST Grand Gift Concert in aid or in MASONIC BELIEF ASSOCIATION OF NORFOLK. Day Positively Fixed. Thursday, 19th . November. LAST CHANCE. This enterprise Is conducted by the MA SONIC RELIEF ASSOCIATION OF NOR FOLK, VA., under authority of tha Virginia Legislature, (act pawd March 8th, 1878). 50,000 Tickets -J,000 Cadi Gifts. 6280,000 One Grand Cuh Gift of- Oue Grand Cash Gift of One Grand Cash Gift of- Ono Grand Cash Gift of Ono Grand CuU Gift of One Grand Cash Gift of One Grand Cash Gift of 15 Cash Gifts of 11000 each 33 Cash Gifts of 500 each 43 Cash Gifts of 250 ex& 79 Cash Gifts of 150 each 250 Cash Gifts of 100 Mch---- 130,000 85,000 - 0,000 10,000 - $.000 2,500 8,000 15,000 - 14,000 - 10,750 11,850 - 25,000 - 20,900 60,000 578 Cash Gifts of 60 each 5000 Cosh Gifts of 10 ch.... 6000 CASH PRXZK8 aggregating $230,000 , PRICE OFTJCKITS: Whole Ticket 110 00 I Qmarter TicktU $3 SO Half Tickets 5 00 j 11 Tlekttt f 100 CO NO INDIVIDUAL BENEFITS. Tbis Concert I strictly for MASONIC par poses, and will be conducted with the aam liberality, honesty and fairness which char acterlzed the first enterprise. JOHN l ROPER, PraJ4Bt. For tickets and circulars glrlng fall lnfor mation address HENBT V. MOOBE, tT, Kerf Oik, Va RESPONSIBLE AGENTS WANTED. S. S. NASH & CO., n AVE JUST RECEIVED 20 Barrels Sugar. 18 Baga Coffee. 25 Bbls. Cakes and Crackers. 90 Bbls. Flour. 25 Boxes Cheese. 40 Tubs and Cans Lard. 20 Boxes Soap. 10 Boxes Starch. 10 cases Concentrated Le. 10 cases Ojaters. 10 cases Brandy Peaches. 30 Boxes Cheap Cigars. And hare on hand a large lot ef BAGGING, TIES, HEAT. AC, FOR SALE LOW. Tarboro, SepU 11, le74. TERRELL & BR0., DEALERS IN GROCEMtlES AND STAPLE DRY GOODS, Main Street, Near the Bridge, . lxr. Sept. SO-ft '