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y UiUine a vi. RALEIGH, N. C, TUESDAY, JANUARY lOCU, dumber 20. am on the Horse Show A i U ! v KJ s I I L 1 i to Show Th i r vV t"i unci 1 1 . an. the norse allow, me t;un .1 li to la- i- ,. : i- i i i -; - il e Durin u.c imwer .-how, tiie clog stiow u. ii.iKiiiU-nii'iO tioii sliuwf, but all in meant one thins. You are in- mk that the horse snow is .1 I ......! . . . . . P I I tl (I I' i,e i no uiL'i'uiiio i 1 i . ! ;;. tiuvver show to muKe orcn.us u-.uwmi ani chrysanthemums .e dog show to induce the bring;: .,. ,. ..nuiiii.j mid the ,- in make popular handwork ami -. t ti.t's nil a mistake. They i -..thing of the sort. They nro ,i ,,r use me I'uamiiipvimui get a horsy, or a Howcry, or a many colored back- ins out her and her best v can deny that she rules wv, the camp, tne grove, pnma-nast'-d the men below, though I 1 1 4 1. l,.,v!ii(r .Hl'f 111 n tO dO I T liOUM ilCl lI.Hlli-, i"'-n with the saints above. She is the acme' ,,f wfli'-ptessiim and parades around the t:in bark, the soft dirt or the Imen -..,, invites all the world to come wen er Dig Uhiiicniiia Uoiiu', the bowns ;viay o past a eertam aHoctnin in the way we cad i..ni 'youns Sotlirni,' for I do not bo lieve thei'e is an actor to-day whose audi ences are as loyal as are those that s'ad ly listen and easily aijilaud his efforts So thev come aions. worker and idler th e on oM' c; an. You d...--y, :;d i b: lubnic and those on the real si:. ire, and you and I, as we drift in to set a cup of tea. conclude that Saturday (.n Jlrondway this Saturday, at least is the day for sood looking people. It is odd how one thins will lo abso lutely coriect and another one so undo si in 1 . e that it would Damn, with a larso I. auythins to which it was attached. Did you ever stop to think of the ri.rrht and wrons of inanimate things? Did you ever stop to think tliat what 0:10 person can do with success, another one i.s sure to blunder over? That the well turned compliment by the man who un derstands the art of conversation is a delisht, while the attempt at it made by a man who is a fool is worse than a blunder it is cause for defamation of character? iiil 100 C at i.ei. ouim. ui o f"- " vnr uui.ui viii in u'uitvi tiau iil-tv- worih it, sometimes she isin't. Occasion- (innate to all mankind and charm them, il'v she "oes in for being very elaborate while n different type of woman, follow- her uet-up, ami, lnsieau ol iooiviu u-- nis tins example, is sponen or as rasi found a bore, ion have to learn i lib upbiiuiy ur im Uniuersitu in P9o u p P. BATTLE, 49. in Uni ersity iVaj?.z.n. 1 w u. 1 iewoman. sussests a iao ui lo -nm louna a lake; a train, she'll aim at picturesque- your metier and then fit yourself to it. iMcs' and achieve dowdiness, but some You have sot to suit yourself in dress is so overlloweins witn pnue an,j manner to that which nature mtend- ih'vti That she clOCo not p., Von (o be and the successful man The opening of the University on the memorable January luth, 17'Jo, gave n prophecy of the swains annually ap pearing at the openings of our day. The winter was, severe and the roads almost impassable. Governor Kiehard Do bus Spaight, whose energy and devotion to duty has, been shown when, as a youh of twenty, he left Trinity College, Dub- 1 1 " m a.s i-eel :.n of the iailt In Chief i:iU'il!eT J '-rougi.t lro;a Scotlai.d :,(t!Mj ;i yvir, payable prove the navigation of as a.s.s- ;Ut. n. at. a s in l'h!iI in a a:y of to iia- rMssm- frm Wilminst our rivers. Ia II doWll tin' !.i.-i -iu v ape l-e;tr. i vv;ls Ainn br mv mtelhsvnt frieml tl,0 late Ilenrv Xutt some ot .James MO possum for Bill Arp lib bf ui'tlia ri; ! ' 1 V Olds Iliea iiS 1 ! ' : i liCli. , 1 to t. its. 1 i i a 1 ever .e.n am able." it still, a ioat r Savs lb h Means 4 'I'm he h gaa t S.t ; ''oii roii nr for Him i 0 1 r L' i U . tii As 1 if 'ci; :.v i i Vi nou pissiiiii. I eau pis.-uii). liu:-.ard v. oaf ci o iiae it -t i-at.a i .... variai::: iteil III- t 1 a is a il a v s.-a va n -r lin, and ran the hazard of being captur- (haunt a ed by British in his fortunes in order to throw with his native State, ami wise items great remi- !ays, William Watts awyer of V.'ulivS lor divin'ii:?i" t'.n whicli had withstood the iTo.'.ls :ics ot hfiy .Tears. lie was iike calie.l into the .owi r had braved the discomforts of the twen- ty as a lesisla tor f,,r three tt'niw' l'.e" tv t'oiii "into v.j- i . ..4 i"i'- 4..v. t'-i . wiin ic"i ; ior two ot ti:eni and jagged rocks, stretcnuig irom vua- uie' coheasue of a 1 pol Hill to Kaleigh. It is, recorded that t at ion in the ohl , he had attendants and we can assuredly' Jones. guess that among them were State Wt. i(.am fn,m a vUn. W1.5ltt,u 1(T Treasurer John Haywood, and John Mi James in 1K;." that the next arrivaD Craven, the Comptroller, the first Uni- wore a fortnight la for, Maurice and ' V'" versify Treasurer. The gazette of the rlvd Moore, of Jlrunswiek, their vm-n period, tne North Carolina Journal, Kiehard Eagles, of Xe,v- Hanover Joim merely states that there were present Taylor, of Orange, ami from Gr-inviiv several memoers oi mo coiiiojuLiou aou unani Sneed, and three sons many otlier gentlemen, inemuers oi ine lcoiert 11. Kurton. then trea General Assembly," then in session. e Lmversitv n.-t p..K..:.i iad tht r carrion by night. N-t Dale told u:o at Kimg mat his Imiv caught throe oa three (.a . t is th 4 i t ' , th V. b.e. for on other liuuts f long ago Mr. r.iw tut r.a :a a . .a the successive nights by setti trap on a dead hg in tht Mr. Young told me yec-t rday last tme his dog treed was in g his W 0 0 ! r steel , and n: a i tmat the t.nies s.:e that one wonders. burst Vt s a vorv funny thing, but there are davs in New York when you see uoth but prettv women, and there are ,V'v w'r.eu voti could, with certainty, bet voia- luck lonny without fear of losing it rnar ii ;it v.iu wouldn t meet a smgie gooa hiking woman on the street. New Yoik "-niations. ma tie oj nooou or wonian is the one who finds out what nature's intentions were and honorably achieves them. If you have any doubt as to what I mean, .iust look at some of the little things and see how they make or a. lee ! l l W S ' i.I'Vt e X c ; iiU re, io. b; iself it obeyed by is. that of any tr.e world of a woman who importance is sh ; it on . i tlvi.a.l war except e.s , -o to some other street. trrdav a f torn' hi;1.. Then sl'.e self u s fur the ma tme i sweets and with la r chum, ami later iaio it- over, you se lf is all riaht to wear a huge bouquet of violets, but roses would look abom inable. Tt " 'mart beyond description to swing your muff' on a jeweled chain, but a necktie in daytime would be the abom-in.-'tion of desolation. Tt is perfectly correct to encircle your waNt with a Kussian belt covered with but it would be horr5 three or four bracelets brilliant enamel. b! t ae You :o 1 mat nu ' a;ei to r. if she You see .ha t m m e tasto to weai ' the street. It is all right i:' as all out d silk or velvei ad as a vest to have your muff as :ors if it is fur. but if it it must be almost as pocket. a a w to gins up punchei at that ami t one It s correct to have your skirt fitted, 'lit. thouirh jiist as much attention must e given to it, your bodice must look e0. of mrer of t!m namelv. Hntcln'iK l.-,... may almost certainly see in atienuaneo ;in,i Robert II. Kurton, Junior. It is the members from Hillsboro and Orange, ideasant to annoumo that all these turn Samuel Benton, uncle of the great Sena- od out to be good men. The two Moores tor, -Old Bullion," Thomas Hart Ben- . were sons of Attorney General .Mi .ore ton; Walter Alves, son of James Hogg, afterwards JmU'e of the Supreme court the said "Walter, according to tradition, of the United States. Maurice served changing his name in order to marry the Brunswick county in the General Y belie of the county; and Win. Lytho. sembiy and then' became a planter hi probably son of the colonel, Archibald Louisiana, lie it was who had the m Dythe, who fought so bravely under fortune to bo embroiled in a uuarrel with Sumner at l-mtaw; aiso w m. tain, im- Uu Senator, ancestor of our pro lessor oi mathematics; Win. Person Dittle. Sena tor from Granville, and Thomas Person, Commoner, both nephews of the gallant General Person, the University's bene factor, detained at homo by the infirmi ties of ago: John Baptist Ashe from Halifax, afterwards elected Governor, but dying before taking his seat, in place of General Davie, then employed on offi cial duty elsewhere. f course the ever active Joel Bane. Senator from Wake, who offered broad acres to secure the University at Cary. wa there. And il is reasonably cerraie judging from the interest th; -y t"ok in lie new ini- tin ea r- cass of a dead horse. Now, if a 'possum is kept up in a coop or pen for a month and fed on decent food, his oily car cass might be litten for a scalawag or a hungry darky. Colonel Candler in his letter sing's the praises and the oily juices of the north Georgia "possum, but turns up his nose at the piney woods breed. 'J he difference is that dead dogs and hogs ami mules are far between in the phtey woods, and the 'possums can't get enough carrion to get fat. But 'possum is just now the iditical fad, anda poli- mixed sp'-nt a hj thatV a go and laa-h parties W v. ;fo and I ; o,-rty i,r di-.!r -ters; no poii;iv-. foand the feme o:-atod the tlihtv i.;.kj it c v ..t.Tr, .: -lad ' r ; th i : i r eo:e- He rc! "y .! :r,:s than ao. Thov :reav, :i I :. ! on- li?t! in t- a t i 1: d ::: and 1i- U S , ! ? -l '!!;: ill !a- :- antu- a : e 1 h n .fr, . atio-r .iii-l w i ! , go t-i were wnit- ! '11. I ,1 itrhne ml wo em huso i t ; i . ,1 e in: i;e in o v wi'e.min in tin :st not look extri nave a city, ire. veil like !mt that :r: ng nd a hat covereo wi ti i guet ;e on the st ; i .am! you feel a- if yo:; j : a-- b'ns as she is in - n ,:n' lihe a l-'dy in a pi-- . of P.oucl-'rs nyni i-iToios Uiliian K'u-S' la v and drawn by force matinee Saturday a ft or it i ful blond hair t-how It i ;n T f ti e received iandlcercieef the fine linen th l'e U1 ; a ng to have a cost- but the cost must be cambric, for you would ion if you carried a lace is intangible sometimes. , T.l-- I. ,,..-i Vmi'iroi- r.ii'i brotlier of the nmre eminent aniel lacon. ami I aniel (Jillosnie, u- from (.uiilor-!. am! the iirimanr Commoner fr-.m I 'ayet teville, a f- t or wards the iirst Chief Justice1 of our Supreme court. John Taufs Taylor, wore (iioieric general, afterwards (hivein- cr, Benjamin Smith, ami in the duel which resulted the bullet from his pistol was lodged in the body of the general, and was found aiming his boms when they wt re exhumed for rojnoval manv years afterwards. Alfred Moore, whose Nttet may he seen in Gerrard Hall, was a popular politician, reaching the dignity, once considered as second to that of Governor, the Speakership of the House of Commons. His name and talents are prepotuated in those of his scholarly Waddeli. The! ... i name i to Imgh 's Island opposite Wi'mingt"'!. 'i ue sen. like the father, was a man of i tician will eat anything for office except crow. They don't like that. ir. Miller used to say tnat ho could eat crow, but lie didn't hanker after if. We college boys used to have "possum suppers away in the nisht, lent Hansel, who furnished them, kept them up and stall fed them. The cniof satisfaction, however, was in breaking the rules and dodging the pro fessors, and tutors. Jim Warren ami squirrel dug Ids In versary of Ma j.-r "ai".. m t W L'l-i d peoj , ;l mother, a goid lob-md friends and neighbors. ;i; o!l on by their children-good who liave neer brought -dmme or grief to their parent . That is t!e figg.t ami b'st thing I know of. And we hnd wit and anecdote and eonmidrniim nil children. with oyster s.oto ;)!sd tark d .TiiJl-o A'ht d-.'tnt o hu- up in d- ot it right gra; Useli Alfred Moore father of Kiehaid Bagles gave the we'alth .'.mi high, si am :-enat Vl:U:i '. willing to t heir a m-e a -hi 1 1 ! t-"jue a elver ot-, w L-.t-f' ( P.. ich at i h- : over 1 Comes bve. ftf nurne vc nnple ot.e or c-o king of tailors had made t and hamls are beaut'.- d gloved. , ami while you are trying lie intoxication of her good fascinating Sadie Martinet , -t-i fi ! AT, J. : (! v the l.ve. now old is .a-oe -iar liuol . Has she found the fountain of eternal youth'.') wrapped in some magnificent samcs. and your eyes go from her to that 'ilv-l.ke looking woman. Mrs. Burke Koche.'who rolls by in her father's car ria-j-e as somebody near you remarks ti, Mt she is one of -the American sins wdio presented her English husband with twin sons. Bowing to this fashionable woman and to that one is John Drew John Drew who. without a single feature, is counted died man in New- he wears hi f. but it exists, ami it is what or, to make people failures or suc-ce--es. i don't know how I can explain it bettor than to say yon would not feel particularly good toward me if you ad dnvs tee solemnly as "Mistress Bar bara." but you know th.tt you have a friend in need and a friend indeed in BAB. eel.it to the occasion :y presence; and of co-use m atten.i were A lexander Mebano. the Cou- gressinan. and James Hogs, the rich merchant, both of Orange, Trustees, am! Commissioners to select the site and members of the Building committee. The m.ornirg of the loth of January opened with a cold drizzling rain. the sighing of the watery win through ti.e oahs a ma 11 iar, then in va ted community the hist steward ior many years i ! urt oi rv (range ami w tear Processor Kalph H. the Cra.iviiie men Wm. was s-eve i times Senator ami i g : n Tayh r, cum- j sun of ! uty. Su; was i re r i Itia-i- of ' f tile Uuiv-er clerk of the ram! Giaws. iif nee l wice Com- Lhess Howard used t- give m;,!n glit i suppers ami pull up the 'possum and j tutors in a l-asl t by a rope aid take it in at a tniiM-siory wamtow. Well, the nation has got a slogan, too, Cuba and Hawaii are still on deck as shuttlecocks, and the game is long ami uncertain. Cuba is a fruit that is about ripe, and ought to be pulled before :t rots on the' ground; but Hawaii is as green as a gourd. Cuba is 4M) miles h i 'g and is near by, and should be purchas-M just like we b.ougat Ulorida from Spain: I ait Hawaii is L'.f'0 mih s from our Pa cific coast, and all the islands put tor-ether have not as nnmh area as a sing!' county in Texas. They say we want it lor a coaling station. We have it now for that, and can keep it. during peace; but if would take all ed' our little nnvy to hold, it during war. If looks very li;..- and "eat eeteras." I a-!" 1 1 1 4- . wnai Kin no was to ins s;s,-r s mother-in-law and he gave 't spair. 1 near that lie po-,d r J all the way homo and n-.vay in ti c cried out: "Uureka. Ihirekal" Tkla Mayor Gi!Krt put the sevo!iVen-c'v-pnnnt problem at me and I g- ! tang.cf up and then 1 rtk d him how a ground n the ground with iroMn the top .wl w i :'e ca mo t o I. in i' M n h it c.v't 4. d "f vp;i v a u . ! W.le. I dor, t J 1 oui eav ng anv o r if '-ared him, but his ! !ief nnd a nsw en g-d very much of that I always depend unon like to strain n-v m ' . ) i.II.L A1M J 1ST FKOM GKOKGJA. S!:h at S Ml; ( 1 V'S.l ' P' ' ' it-s me;- a t wl at j to' a sole plot o: oh for a fo alarm ts a nnexa ten ,v men. Th . ': it the ti ;e a P r 1 1 y- w; to nil gl l: g 'li, wh As tied leafless branches of tail ami tne lnivie pop- vigorous youth, all that met i . UcKor.er FEBISE. nights, ino-t d ist m gnu- or::. iothe I ressed er feet ly they were u t- tle-m he a part or n:m never gave a u: A at. r su dra-f in apnearance is the datem.an. I'erry Belmont rath a"!, with Imen. dark eyes, a slight mu-tache ami dark hair. He looks as if he ordered his tailor to make his clothes ami after that gave r.o thought to them. A slender, quiet looking girl in a dark brown, dress, a brown jacket ami a frown, hat. one at whom you scarcely look ami who passes by quickly as if she wished to pass unobserved, is pretty little Maud Adams, who to-day by her goo! acting and wonderful magnetism ts packing a theater. With her and talk ing in the mast earnest way is the creator of "Gallagher," that most fascinating of young pickles, Kionard Harding Davis Smooth faced, perfectly dressed, he has to perfection that are or indifference which, among a certain set of young men, is accounted especially good form. A tali, dark, slender woman, whose gown is a marvel of good taste and per fect lit, is Elsie de Wolfe, at once the woman of society and the actress, the wit lies t talker off the stage and the best drrssed woman on it. Just now, in the small part she plays in 'A Marriage of Convenience," she is doing a bit of line work line because she makes the character of a Availing maid not only ierfeetly correct, but absolutely of its time "iii the picture," as the professional would say. Following her, nnd bringing out her good points by contrast, is a loudly-dressed woman, a well known -lamer, who wears across the front of her jacket her stage name wrought :a brilliants. Hi re is Hermann Oelrichs. big, blond, and well groomed; Willard, the English actor, picturesque, Irving-like, and utter ly unconscious, of the looks that are be ing given him. Talking as if lie were in teresmd in his charming wife, Virgna liarned. is young Sot.iern. There is Over the glare o' the lights, Felise Over the glare o' the lights, You move with the spangled mys.erie In the dance of a thousand night?. In the dance of a thousand Felise; But your face so shadowy seems "Tis a ghost from the past that comes at last Haunting an old man's debits. II. There is gray in the gleam of your curls Felise, Gray where the gold shoul 1 be; Since you danced that day n the fai away, Kissing your hand to me. Kissing your hand to me, Felise, Tossing your curls my way; You have danced in the d mee of a thousand nights, But not as you danced that miy! the eyes of the distinguished company, were a two-storied brick building, the ld East, the unpainted wooden house of the presiding professor, opposite to the Gymnasium, the avenue between them tilled with stumps of recently fell ed trees, a pile of yellowish red-clay, dug out for the foundation of the chapel, State tnat at least half of them were uti-eu- Person Hall, a pile of lumber collect- prepared to enter the University clashes. ed for building Steward's Hall, a Scotch-Irish whose mind were fermenting ideas of School," for the benefit of those juv nionvr: the tmve Burt--;.-, ll.aichh . G. became thrice Governor of the -Slate, a i'u r being Cong et ssma n. Francis Nash iiiiams Bunon was a lawver of large practice in ' Lincoln and the adjoining ' counties, w hile Koi ert, his partner, w uT at one tune Judge of the Sup- riar eoiir;. A daughter of Judge Burton married' an eminent lawyer, Michael Hoke, ami ! was the mother of one of General Bee's besi major generals, Kobert F. Hoke, ! ami grand-mother of Secretary Hoke ' Smith., ana of a late victorious captain 1 of our foot-ball ten in, ".Mike" Hoke, ' now an. M. I. j The numbers reached forty-one in the ; first term during the second term they ! rose to one hundred nearly but such ' was the dearth of good schools in the rot aniie a !o l,,,! e'.-ind! - ' 1 3 f v u - e-ufr h, t'o g" -d part of h( r mi vy :mme is not worth th h; te' navy wont .p nnv'h'eg. and we moie f a ! ! I -'sh "; s u m iff and the pension fram England has f. batth sh b gunboats, . torpe-io steamers in ail 11U ke Statis has f battleships gunboats, J monitors am um 1 it am ( ur poor annexing on' an v !; v tar- il ; uisi-r oats and S w ar , s. The Unite,! IS embers. 1" o tol jieilo boa i s , in all, oO keels. How is that for war'.', Japan has more war keels ailoat than the United States, and is now the a-- kuowdedged mistress ed' the Pacific, ocean. But we can beat thein all in' v ' t the the d: ill tin- th. Y i I f : in . SV ?ea s not ' n i ; HI! They d!:-am. in ' f the for s wl; re w liiii d dreaming, ie-ar ti,o ma-i-' harbor-bells tfar. i r. dp- of arr, t hf brag and bluster and jingoism. We arej very like the average young man who lives on his father's reputation. We g It became necessary to inaugurate a bacw a centurv or so and bank on the, Preacher-Professor, in Preparatory department, or 'Urammar Constitution and the Wasp in the days e- i of Paul Jones and Decatur. Those were, infidelity, destined to cost him his place idles, many of them belonging to tin s-orious victories, but we were lighting Fair shores, in pe.nr-,. empoarled. Whore the sea-torn t!ag- are furb'-l, lose songs of welcome win them from God's highway o'er the world. Ami so, they sail, an! dream Of a lovelier morning's U'.'im, With all their white sails bending, nni all their lights a-gieam. and not one student. The proverbial optimism of the press as to matters hoped for did not fail the ancestor of our modern newspapers. The editor of the Journal mildly comments: "The Governor, with the trustees who a eeoTOTin ii i oil him fenort to the lionrd. hv which thev are 'enabled to inform the' example as Ebenezer Pettigrew, a mem public that the buildings prepared for ber f Congress-, father of General J "Siiii-ill 1-tiii-" o-e'ins Thi 1 , fi i fi ss i rei 1 1 i? . 444 Li 4 ...... 4,44 4..-. 4 4 V 4. V. - 44. - J 4. , teach was then, and years afterwards, j at such a low ebb that obtaining profit sors was a tnoit troubhsou Among the earliest stm ie problem. j Virginia and Decatur was from M .dents, besides ' land, and old John Adams didn't I They fare through storm and night. But no dangers can affright; or their trust is in their Captain, r.rnf tli-' ha rbor is in ight ! F. L. CI :on. those above named we lind men after wards notable for good works; such for YESPEK V ICES. III. Do you see me here? For you.' eyes, Felise, Koam over the thronged pinjuct; Here, in the sound of the symphonies, An old man, bent and gray? An old man, bent and gray, Felisel Like you, he has played his ymrt, Since that beautiful day in life's May, Felise, When you danced away with his heart! IV. There are tears of the years in his eyes, Felise, Of the years so fair andfleet; Withered ami wan as a rose that lies Forgotten at your feet. Forgotten before your feet, Felise A rose that bloomed for your breast; The bitter has blighted the sweet, Felise, And the dregs to your Hps are pressed. M - V. Out with the luring lights, Foiic Out with the luring lights! Silence the thrilling symphonies In the dance of a thousand night! The shadow deepens and glooms, Feliad, O'er life with its trampled trust, nd an unseen daisy blooms, Felise, Ovor a heart in dust. F. L. STANTON'. Johnston Pettigrew, a still more emi nent' son of the University; Thomas I). Bennehan, famed for bounteous hospi tality, long a trustee of the institution, which his father Kiehard Bennehan, as sisted in its young days; James Me bane, Speaker of the Hoose of Com mons, father of another University t A t . ... 1 ... F K . . o r first-class advertisement. When I state eTauuair, ana .;Hf.uo o, lilies jUeuane. l coma name Luaoy uu- the reception and accommodation of stu dents, are in part finished, anel that youth disposed to enter the University may come forward with the assurance of being received." The editor goes on to give the terms of tuition and board in apprvrently naive unconsciousness that lie was giving the university a that this important item appeal's in the issue of February 23rd, forty-nine days after the event, we must give the palm for furnishing news more promptly, if not more reliably, to the modern reporter. ; The learned presiding professor, Dr. David Ker, reigned in his solitary great ness for the greater part of the revolu tion of the wintry moon. It was not tin-' til the lL'th of February that the first ftuelent arrived, with no companion, all the way from the banks of the lower Cape Fear, the worthy precursor of a long line of seekers after knowledge.- ers. The increased of numbers led to the election of a Tutor of Mathematics in spring of 17'Jo. The choice fell on one of the family of- Harris of Cabarrus of which in later days Wm. Sbakesorr Harris was a most worthy memot-r. -this was Charles Wilson Harris, a recent graduate of Princeton with highest hon ors, a voung man of great promise, of biir brains, o! on tne ueiensive men, aim our great i leaders, both on land ami sea, were' -ou'thern men Paul Jonxis was from; Mary- like' ; cither of them. ' But almost everything that concerns. 1 congress now is political jobbery ami 1 ! the pension frauds will go on. They When day is done, the V j grow bigger and bigger as the years roll Keveals her modest h!u-h: on. The fifty thousand pension lawyers And fresh-born from ti e v, up norm must oe Kept iar, ami xuey are j m- starry playmates ru-h. organized and know how to control con-' : sressmen. Ten dollars from each one chord divine, from Nature's throne, : will place half a million in Washing'tom 'i'jl0 game und nvmphs resound: ' and that will purchase fifty vot-s at; And wooinss from the Great Unknown, MU.DOO a vote. They defy Commission-; T1C sternest hearts confound. er Evans anel all his efforts to purse th( rolls will be in vain. Wickedness in high; A choral hvrnn, the spheres rcpo.M j places still prevails, and the wonder is j,lto creation's ear; per light .f night. n (, Pome men proer the joys they are after here to the prospective joys of the hereafter. f literary tastes, e-f courtly 1 - 1.4. . 4! , ' 'V-.,. manners, ana weigni ui L-ii;ii;n.aa. a.ii.-e-two, Ker and Harris, sustained the bur iVm of instruction and discipline, during His residence was Wilmington, his name the first yoar of the University life an 1 Ilinton James. j f;;etained it with conspicuous faithfulness It was of good omen that this, the anj ability. It was a great misfortune first fruit of the University, was worthy that Ker the next year went off into 'n to head the list of her students. - The fidelity and politics, being rewarded by faculty records show that he preformed Jefferson, wkn he reached the Presi his duties faithfully and with ability. For, oVntial chair, with the jugdeship of the several years the students were required' Mississippi Territory, and Harris two to read original compositions on Satur- years afterwards into law. in which he days anel those deemed especially merit-; was winning high name when, under orious were posted in a record book. The; the exposures incident to a heavy prac naiue of Hinton James occurs often on; tice in an extensive circuit, he fell a this roll of honor. His tastes took a j victim, only tiirty-one years old. to pul scientitic and practical direction. One monary corunroaption. Vaide deflendu of hfs subjects was "The Uses of the' -gt. Sun." another '"The Motions of the, Earth," a fourth "The Slave Trade,"; It is not a wnemmmon thing, accord a fifth ''The Pleasures of College Bife," ing to a traveller in Kusia, to meet a and a sixth the "Effects of Climate on' herd of cows rt oxen in certain parts the Minds and Bo-lies of Men." j of that countrr wearing blue glasses to that the nation survives its corruption. I eard some preachers discussing it on the railroad and one said the wickedness was so great it was a wonder that the Lord didn't destroy the capital and all the great cities. But an old Irish' preacher said: "No, sir; no sir! the1 Lord wouldn't have destroyed Sodom ifi there had been ten good men there, and I am tfure there are at least fifty in Atlanta and nearly as many in Washing ton anel New York." j No, sir, the cities are safe for some time to come, but it is well enough to keep your eye on a place in the country. ; In 1S41 Thomas II. Benton nTade a great speech in the United States Sen ate in which he opposed the grant of ?1Vh 0 to President Harrison's widow and said: "A new page has been opened in the book of our expenditures ami this new departure taken which leads to the bottomless gulf of pensions and gratui- Aml siren voices, whisper wweet, And murmur words of cheer. These voices, which at Vci-er light Symphoniously blend Are sympathetic souls in flight. Singing, frin friend to friend. L. J. LAWKENCE. Murfreesboro, N. C, January 1, ONLY A BABY. Something to live for came to th,e p!ac Something to give oven a sorrow a. And yet it was only a baby! Cooning and laughter and gurgles cries, Dimples for tenderest kisses, Chaos of hoi-s of raptures ami Chaos of fears and blisses. 'N Last year, lik: tlie thorn. This year a wilderness all year-', th re.- ar.-l a vbe. ties."' Verily he spoke like rt prophet. ' for $2.fMMjMAfX have already paid and there are now on the rolls nea:- lv a million pensioners and Commission i or Evans find? 200.000 additional pond-; Uut heaven stooped over the roof oa the ins application5:. Good graciup. how; morn we did fight. John C. Calhoun said in.; That it brought there only a Ui-by. one of his speeches: "A power has ri.:-' Harriet Prescott SporfeHl in Somer en up in the government that i great-' ville Journal j or than the people. It consists of many" interests combined in one mass and held One of the most disgusting siv'.h in er leaving the University James counteract the effects caused by the re- together by the cohesive power of public th world is another fellow a 'a became a civil engineer of great useful-' flection of the aw in winter time. plunder." dem with your best girl.