Landmark, The (Newspaper) - December 15, 1882, Statesville, North Carolina THE LANDMARK ISSUED FRIDAY HY JOS. JP. C 3 1 six 1 throe When subscriptions arc not paid In ad- 2.1 extra will be added e 00 1 00 75 VOL. N. DECEMBER 15, 1882. NO. 20. A HREAD hine s. 1882. Boyal of Pale Old topper and tic Silver Dark 7 more of 3TJO-HT 5ROS.. CO. Nj O. HAIR perfect dress elegantly pe eU and harm Remove restore color an trull t with and 75 Intoxicates r of the best disorders of ism ike Parker's uu and body -S linger Tonic To THE TRADE The magnificent Fall and Winter Stock of Wallace is now ready for Complete in every Department and ex- suited to the wants of the Merchants will find it to their advantage to examine before as they the Largest eral Merchandise Stock in the and offering it upon the most Favorable buyers are assured that their best interests are subserved by dealing with Hoping to have you visit us this or receive your orders through our ing VERY TRULY WALLACE BROS. N. September 1st, 1882. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL CALL ATTENTION TO 1ST E W S T O C TV O F Of now designs and variety and purchased for the jobbing ot STOCK OF PLAIN 13 AN AN N CU Li .ly being that n with that HEADS CARDS stationery of in eel 1 upon N. C THE ANTI- T. the nnm In his State; as an the ge the applause the book was its passage the book bought sign of New N. C. the F READING We print full rs of interest the latest Is and Parm many s. id then Ell OKHA AND PINE GRATED PINE F. 33. STEAMED And everything can tempt the appetite in the way of WE KEEP ALWAYS Green and Roasted Coffees of the Best THE LOWEST CUT STANDARD A AND C AND SMOKING AND CHEWING The Largest and Best Selected Stock we ever Our Holiday Goods will be ready for inspection in n few A call is respectfully HOFFMANN BROS. N. Nov. 17th, 1882. We call attention to our stock ot which is now com- prising all the latest and most popular Country Merchants Supplied at Lowest Rates Prescriptions Carefully Fine Chewing Tobacco and Cigars a STIMSON N. Sept. 29, 1882. THE WENDELL We count the broken lyres that rest the sweet walling singers But o'er their silent breast The wild flowers who will slop to number 7 A few ciui touch ihe magic And noisy 1'amp Is proud to win them Alas for those Mint never sing But die all their music In them grieve not for the dead Whose sons has told their sad Weep for the who have known The cross without Ihe crown of Not whore sweep O'er Sappho's But where the glistening night clews weep On nameless sorrow's church yard hearts thai break and give no Save whitening lips and faded pours out Ills cordial Slow dropped from misery's crushing es If singing or echoing cord To every hidden pang were What endless melodies sad as as sweet as heaven in Hie biU late than it lias just been discovered the reason why the twins got married was be- cause could not remain The man who will invent some practical for tho ordinary wooden knob for desk and the or some way ot keeping the ordinary knob will make a fortune and die An old bachelor leaving bis boarding house for a week's after taking leave of Ills up to a salt mackerel on the shook him by Ihe tail and old I will see you when I An humble Sausage thus addressed a ty Seal Skin How does it. my you Do not Recognize when II only Two ago that yon Used to up a whenever I approached To this Ihe Seal Skin Sack saucily il none the of Mr for I Skinning up the Tree for- Were Sailing down the Street a Tin can Tribune in The Greensboro of the 7lh this paragraph Fiom on tho Charlotte train this learn that Gen. on the iu by a lawyer living in that Loach and met ou the streets when words passed between them about compromise of the case of Garret t Richmond Danville a few clays ayo in the It that Gen. Leach was not an attorney of record for and the of the court refused to accept the in the when tendered by who was Garrett's regular hearing of the looking for when met on the In the of a quarrel that ensued ing passed a and was only prevented from using it by the Terence e t s. is tlie Dispatch's of the a nf excitement Ni d un uur streets last by an two prominent t Hot words a pistol in the and a hasty The Patriot of the 9th tlie fui lowing as the of the above fail Tlie in Lexington be- tween Leach aud was in the correct as in the It latu in tlie that and prevented from The as ed by a is that man did not draw his pistol until Leach had threatened to chastise him and was in the act of putting the threat into At Ibis says lie drew his pistol which had the effect of checking Leach's the latter withdrawing from the scene of the Yesterday ina J. renewed tlie assault ou A ent fui the following as was walking on the Fire el after J. M. appeared in the middle of the street about thirty him and called to him to throw up his and as he did so Leach fired on him with n double barrelled shot relumed lire with his but the distance was too great for accurate ing such a and Leach caped was struck by three two oo the head and one in the Two of the shot If rive been The wounds arc not at nil Young Leach was promptly and will have a hearing as soon as is able to attend the Our correspondent adds that public opinion is with After shooting between young Leach and both we a vow to kill each other on Through the intercession of mutual friends they have agreed to drop the matter and let the law take ils On Saturday young had a preliminary inu and was bound over in Ihe sum of Correspondence of The The system of fencing slock instead of crops lias been iu successful lion in parts of Iredell and other coun tics and gives conclusive evidence of its economy and The advantages ot this system over the old system of fencing crops and pasturing are being seen by those of the territory embraced in the and many who once opposed the new plan now wish to be included in and share the advantages of it. Let all such in north Iredell and Yadkin ask the next Legislature to pass an act continuing the county fence from the corner of Alexander oo to the corner of aud thence between Yadkin and or as may be the nearest and most cal route to the North Yadkin The river being already a lawful the continuation of the county fence fiom the Catawba to the Yadkin would be a very cheap and easy mode of ing stock law to a large number who are now anxious for which should be done at au early day in order to have the public fence built aud private pastures made before the ing comes F. N. 0. Tn the New York we lately observed mention of the speedy cure of of the great ink 127 William New of gout by St Jacobs Paid Pioneer What makes on every lady's toilet table is its lasting fragrance and A for Chicago One when Lucy's papa had come home from the office aud eaten his supper he went into tho parlor and planted himself on the After he had been there a little while he noticed that Lucy did uol come in and make a break at the was her This puzzled old gentleman but he was very because the parents of girls who play the piano fuel like taking an ax to that in- But pretty soon Lucy en- tered the room and began telling her papa how much she loved aud how dark aud cheerless her life would be in case he should be called This sort of talk made her papa feel rather for he had been to the races a good deal and would ally go out with the and when a man gets on the shady side of 50 lie doesn't particularly care to have ple lug the By aud into their But pretty soon Lucy placed her lily-white hand on her papa's brow and began Lo smooth his how glad it would make her if she could only smooth tlie rows of care that time had placed Then she artfully shifted the aud spoke of how cold the weather was getting and what lovely sealskin sacques she had seen in the store windows down town that after- Then her papa saw what she was up and dropped on by the time Lucy got around to that pan of her talk where she put her arms around his neck and kissed and asked him to buy her a he neatly arranged his lie lold of how poor the crops had aud that trade was in a very dull state because of the uncertainly as to what office Ben Butler would want and sung such a Lucv began to she lucky to have a place to sleep in and a pair of heavy shoes for my he cannot think of spending three hundred dollars a sealskin sacque when times are so And Lucy said that she sorry she had mentioned the and went away feeling quite sorry her Soon after she had left the room her big brother came in. saw that lorse you were talking he said tn his tlie old fast can lie replied big will huy quickly from the Lucy's wrote a and handed it to liis and close the trade to morrow I will make some of people that think they own trotters look like hired So you that some papas thing more of beating than they do of making an only Western oT Opun 1. 12th. The completion of the main portion and the southern wing of the Western Insane Asylum of North near Burke and the assured completion of the northern on the foundation of which 000 has already been places North Carolina in the lead of any Southern Slate in the noble charity ol caring for the have been expended upon the rounds and the finished portion of the magnificent ami the next Legislature will be called upon to more for die com lion of the northern The arch- proportions of the elegance interior and exterior and the minute attention has been paid to every detail ding to comfort and convenience in the work for which it is render it by long odds the finest asylum for the insane in any Southern The board to whose hands the work has been en- trusted having turned over the ings and grounds to Gov. Jar the board of directors met in Morganton last week aud elected Dr. P. L. a native of Sampson county but late a resident of super- at a salary of 000 a with fuel and lights in the Dr. has had several years experience as assistant physician in the insane at and was well mended by eminent physicians and Dr. W. J. of svas elected assistant physician at a salary of per annum with fuel and lights iu the No elections of steward and tron weie as those places are to be filled by the board of directors and superintendent acting in Mr. H. R. Hicks was temporarily em- ployed as machinist aud engineer of the It Is hoped have the institution ready for patients by the first of The law requires that 100 sons shall be taken from the asylum at Raleigh from among those now there from western The completed portion of the ing will accomodation to from 200 to 250 of Col u in b u H Charlotte 12th. Dr. Columbus Mills died Sunday morning at bis home in the Poplar Tent section of Cabarrus His death resulted after four ing with He was one of the most prominent citizens of rus and was held iu high esteem for bis generous and manly lie was a whole-souled and his loss is deeply He served North Carolina in Stale Senate for a number of years and came within one vote of receiving tho nomination for Governor the year Gov. was lie was also at one time president of the For a number of years before the war he Hyed in Polk where he dispensed a liberal in the style of Ilia death will be felt aa a lic loss throughout the Gouil Ynn prevent and euro the greater par. of tho ills that afflict mankind In this or any if you keep your liver nnc in perfect working There U no medicine known that docs this an surrey as Parker's It will keep your blood rich and Klve you good health at little other from J. A. In the Nigger sleep warm of his head cd wind show you de cracks in de When 3'ou make de jail too you better de Mule don't kick to no Black sheep bine mighty easy in de Sun trabble slow de new Better keep de cheer in de cabin lof tell You can't coax de to clam de wrong way 'round de night dc nigger ain't much yice at de Blind bridle can't hide dc fodder stack fum de lean stopper don't dc ses in de Hot sun make dc blades dull in de Mule don't de Smart rabbit go home de snow done Dead limb on de tree show when de buds oome De new is de stick to a strange nigger de steers wid is your Tin plate don't ou de de weather is mighty De preacher need Leap when he won't pray for rain tell de wind git It takes heap o' licks to dribe a nail n de Good sigus o' rain don't always le young Books don't tell when de tin de fell Don't take too big a chip on a De public road ain't free for de De is close km to de Dar's some in de dat slide on de Raleigh Observer We frequently hear of burning and the of all the cotton ed in tlm A simple lient may save much of the Hasten the of ihe building o that it will and then cover it vith A from I n nd Neck telling us of the destruction of the Ljin of Mr. Isaac said the lire originated by accident in the sin which contained some pounds of seed and bushels of cotton In a few ments the entire building was in and the beat drove the men They would have cut the posts and but they could not proach ihe but the building fell and men fell to work with to cover the fire with In ibis they quickly using water to slop Ihe Hameb that al limes spouted up the cracks of They saved entirely uninjured pounds of seed which had no detriment at and also SOO bushels of the cotton Tlie en- gine was but slightly The iss thus but and Mr. Smith's share was entirely covered by his Since then in the same hood there was a second gin owned by Mr. C. F. The loss there was total about pounds of seed no entailing an absolute uss of about There was no attempt made to cover this with dirt perhaps it was But in the same neighborhood a year or two ago another gin caught on and when the fell it promptly covered with and out of fifteen bales of cotton in the seed ten weie and most of his cotton seed was also saved Tlie idea is certainly worth keeping before the as the season when gins are iu the habit of getting burned up is now upon fl Atlanta you said Gen. of North Carol the other rapid disappearance of one- armed and one-legged At the close of the in the as most every Southerner was in the men without an arm or leg were to be seen everywhere and on all Within the last few years they have been growing scarcer In n few more years it will be a rare thing to sec is impossible for me to said an old soldier sitting near it has been more than seventeen years since Lee When I think of that day it scams to me that it was only And yet ly n generation has passed since the Confederate flag was floated for the last will appreciate this still said General you notice tlie next assemblage of soldiers at a re- union or in procession on some It is pitiful to see how old and grizzled they The youngest of them are day I surrendered I could place my baud on my aud vault over my horse's Now about all I care lo Jo is to climb up one side of Ilud Dr. J. Woodland writes to the cet having had his attention di- to several cases of great tion of the leet and causing small pustules to arise and the skin to sub- sequently and suspicion bo- ing fastened upon red stockings which the patients he carefully He found a tin salt which is used as a mordant iu fixing the He succeeded in obtaining as much as 22.3 grains of this metal in the form the and as each time the cles are washed the tin salt is render ad more easily tlie acid tions from the feet attack ihe tin thus forming an irritating Take Hill a annoyances out of the If j you are suffering with a cough or I Bull's Syrup at This old and re- liable remedy will never disappoint All druggists sell It for 23 couta a STATIC A Chatham mule at the age of 30 does an ordinary mule's The Wilmington resumed but as an evening It is stated that corn is selling in county at 30 cents per At the meeting of the grand lodge of Masons at Raleigh last Col. was elected Grand The and register of deeds of failed to their commissioners declared cant and elected Democrats to their Florence a Wilmington man of had after a long career of aud committed Thursday morning of last as is learned from the by shooting herself through the brain with a The Marion Lamp Post says that if Ihe carrying of concealed weapons has increased in other parts of the within the past two as it has in that it would pay the to net the Legislature to pass another act forbidding the carrying of The papers state that a named Dockery waylaid and killed two other negroes near Anson last Monday He suspected them of loo great intimacy with his The slayer fled and at last accounts had not been The says that Mr. Henry of having been very much with in his recently resorted to a very novel and successful way of killing placed a lartie stone about half full of in the barn and in the jar next morning he found 32 dead A correspondent of the News and Observer says ihe magistrates of Surry county met on Ihe 4th and the Inferior The ces elected to compose the court aie R. E. Columbus Thompson and John A. W. F. Cartel was elected solicitor and H. S. Court was elected clcik of this The Charlotte Observer says that Wednesday night of last week Rums a of the peace and a postmaster in Stauly was brought to Concord aud put in jail on a charge of is with breaking into the house of Mr. Tire an old and robbing it of in uold and silver coin which Mr. Smith bad saved The Raleigh and Observer says The thoughtful legislator will ze the State has progressed We do not stand We move forward In 1880. we bad 1.400.000 To-day we have The number children between the school ages has increased six per cent. The number of teachers should be lamely increased as well as tho ber of school and We cannot afford to take a step The Observer In sixteen years S. Tucker has never failed to his ice house with good ice from his It takes eighty loads to till tlie igc Saturday two horse loads were gathered ftom the the thickness of the ice being two The work was all done after it was in the ice being about half a most ble thing A wild duck was seen at great height in the denly it changed its direction from horizontal lo seeing Ihe aud came down like a It struck ihe ice with such force as to break its and lay lifeless when Mi. James Boylan walked out ou the ice and picked it bo Kitten York Sun. Why oysters should be eaten raw is explained by Dr. Roberts in his lecture on lie says that the general practice of eating Ihe ter raw is evidence the popular judgment upon matters of diet is The is the delicious portion of ihe is its and is simply a mass of Associated with the but withheld from actual contact with it during is its priate digestive hepatic The crushing of the oyster between the teeth brings these two bodies and the is at once without any other help than the The raw or merely warmed oyster is the advantage of this provision is wholly lost by for tho heat immediately Ihe associated and a cooked oyster has to lie like any other by the own digestive dear do yon want to ruin your di- gestion asked Prof. of Trinity one day of a friend who bad ordered brandy and water with his oysters is a Dublin Then he sent for a ulass of brandy and a glass of Guinness's XX and put an oyster hi In a very short time there lay iu the bottom of tlie brandy a leathery substance i the linger of a kid while in the porter there wad hardly a trace of the oyster lo be Tar The report of the submitted to quite the testimony submitted containing more than two thousand hundred pages of printed sion also submitted a which many changes in the present and reduces the a general average of about 25 per some of the most salutary reductions being on On blankets there is a re- duction of from 50 to 70 per and a reduction on woolen On steel rails from 28 to 38 pet cent. On sugar 2 on rice on all iton productions there are great Spices are put on Ihe free as is wood and all paper making The free list is greatly in- We lilce St. Jacobs and observe too the Bishop indorses tho BOOK AND JOB THE LANDMARK JOB OFFICE Is thoroughly equipped for all classes of work for which there is any demand in North Additions are being constantly made to its supply of and with skilled labor and none other than power presses in use In the customers are assured ot satisfactory Full supply of tho best line of goods in the stationery ADVERTISING KATES Are proportionate to the circulation of the paper and Its value to PROPHYLACTIC A Household Article for Universal Family For Scarlet and Typhoid Ulcerated Sore Small and all Contagious Persons waiting on the Sick should use it Scarlet Fever has never been known to spread where the Fluid was Yellow Fever has been cured with it after black vomit had taken The worst cases of Diphtheria yield to it. 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NEW LIVERY HAVING PURCHASED the Stock nnd of W. and made additions to Hie I am conducting a strictly first-class LIVERY STABLE At the old stand lately used for this purpose bv can furnish customers with good stock and new turnouts and shall be pleased to n Horses taken to IVIy omnibuses meet all and for can be lefi either at the Stable or at tho Charles Soliciting the public's J. M. N. 21, 1SS2. G. SUCCESSORS TO A. Would inform Hie public they will still be found at the Old Stand on the cor- where they are new of and Summer Goods right fron the which they propose to sell at reasonable rales for Cash or They also have on for at low a Ac. Thankful for former they respect full V solicit a continuance of the same April 7. WHO WISH TO PURCHASE A JL PIANO or or having second hand Instruments to will save money by applying lo J. 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