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NOVEMBER METEORS, r ;
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" lege, to Prof. Henry ,secreyj
DbabSir : You request a brief statement
u foofa p.nectin2 the fcrobable return
' ' .k vnnunher meteors this year , s are of
-.,.! interest to serve as reply to inquiires
made upon the subject ; also, for a statement
. . of some of the points to which the attention
of observers should De cauea. ...
Tim fart of a Deriodic return of the me-
tnm seems shown by the following facts:
' ' J On the 13th of November, A. D. 1833, was
a remarkable shower, ever to be remembered
bv those who witnessed it.
A aimiliar display of less intensity was
nvfr all EuroDe on the morning of the
13th of November of the year previous. It
was verv generally spoken of in the newspa
pers of the day and formed the subject of at
On the morning of November 12th, A. D.
1790 a shower very like that of the year 1833
was witnessed in various parts of America,
and was particularly decrbed by Humboldt,
who was men in ooulu aurenut. .
He refers to a sitniliar display in A. D.
1766, but the day ot the year is not given.
An nnsual number ot shooting stars was
noticed on the 9th of November, A. D. 1698.
The Chinese records state that several hun
dred shooting stars appeared on the night
of the 6th of November, A. D. 1602. (This
and the following dates are, for convenience
given in the new styles.)
Both in China and in Europe large num
bers of shooting stars were witnessed on the
3d of November, A. D. 1833.
On the morning of the 31st of October, A.
D. 1366, a most remarkable shower was wit
nessed in Europe.
A similar shower occurred on the morning
of Octolier 26th. A. D. 1202.
Falling stars are reported on the 23d of
October. A. D. 1101.
The Chinese records speak of thousands
of 6hooting stars on the 20th of October, A.
Both in Europe and in China large num
bers of shooting stars were seen on the 19th
of October, A. D. 934.
In China they were seen October 21st A.
D. 931. ' , ,
But one of the most remarkable showers,
as well as the first shower of this series of
which we have any account, was on the morn
ing of October 18th A. D. 902.
These years, it will be noticed, show very
distiuctlv a cycle of about, the third of a cen
turv, while the day of the month has advan
ced" quite steadily at rate of about three days
in a century. It should be added that this
list is not made up of selections from a large
mass of similar records. It includes all the
known recurrences of this phenomenon be
tween A. D. 902 and A. D. 1799 that have
happened within ten days of the proper time
of the year of thi3 shower.
After A. D. 1833, the number of meteors
seen on the morning of the 13th of Novem
ber, though, for a few years, somewhat great
er than we see on ordinary nighs, were yet
'inconsiderable, and, after five or six years,
no one could claim unusual numbers on that
raorning. For the last three or four years,
however, there have been distinct indications
of the return of the November meteors. This
was particularly manifest last year, inasmuch
as single observers, on the morning of the
13th of November, witnessed about sevent'
five meteors per hour. A party of four per
sons, at New Haven, counted 238 in an hour,
and a party at Greenwich Observatory
counted 250 in an hour. These numbers are,
probably, five or six times as great as would
be obtained on ordinary mornings. Nearly
all the meteors, moreover, moved in paths
diverging from the constellation Leo, which
is a peculiarity of the November shooting
We cannot predict with confidence a great
er display this year. The thirty three year
cycle ends in 1866. rather than 1865, and
hence such a display may be looked for.
But we must remember that for many returns
of the period since A. D. 902 we have no ac
count of a corresponding shower.
But for the experience of last year, the
morning of November 14 would be named as
the time to look for the meteors. But their
occurrence then on the 13th, and not on the
14th, makes it necessary to look for them on
either morning of this year.
They cannot be expected in great abund
ance until the constellation Leo is above the
horizon, that is, until eleven o'clock. In pre
vious displays, the maximum has usually
been between 3 o'clock and dawn.
Previous displays have continued several
hours, and have been visible over consider
able regions. If the time of the shower falls
this year between the mornings of the 13th
and 14th, it may appear only to those on the
other side of the earth. Thus, in 1832, the
display was exclusively European, although
we had clear skies, while in 1833 this conti
nent alone enjoyed the exhibition. So, in
1799, a grand display was witnessed in
America, while in Europe a few meteors on
ly attracted the notice of observers.
Shooting stars appear in the upper regions
of the atmosphere. They rarely descend be
low a height of thirty miles, and probably
do not appear at a greater height than one
hundred and twenty-five miles. Thpy move
with great rapidity, having an average veloc
ity of at least twenty-five miles a second,
nearly or quite one hundred times the ordi-
nary velocity of a cannon ball. In 1863
considerable number of the November mete
ors were observed simultaneously at the Ob
servatory and Coast Survey office in Wash
ington, and by Prof. Gummere. Mr. Marsh
and others, at Haverford. Pennsylvania and
Philadelphia. From-these observations the
true heights of between seventy and eighty
paths have been computed. The mean alti
tude at appearance was ninety-six miles, and
at disappearance, sixty-one miles. These re
sults seem to show that the November mete
ors are fifteen or twenty miles higher than
those of August.
It is generally admitted that shooting
stars are small bodies moving in orbits like
planets or comets, which encounter the earth
and are burned up, or are dissipated, in the
upper regions of the atmosphere. "Groups of
such bodies moving together, ta a common
direction, produce the August and Novem-
" ber exhibition.
The true November meteors proceed in
lines radiating from the constellation Leo, or
more exactly from the sickle in Leo. This
radiation iJdue to perspective the paths be-
ln ; all parallel to each other.
The following suggestions and questions
to be answered are to be directed to obser
1. Count the number ofshooting stars that
are seen in each half hour of eit her night.
If several persons count, have them look in
different directions, and count aloud to pre
vent duplication, btate the number ot per
2. How many of the meteors seen move in
paths which if produced backward, would
cut across the space-bounded by -the stars in
the curve of the sickle in Leo, that is, by
the stars Eta, Mu, and Epsilon ?
3. How many of them have trains ?
4. How many of the trains " are white ?
how many yellow t how many red ? &c.
5. What differences are therebetween the
November meteors and the ordinary stars f
Compare those which radiate from Leo with
those which do not.
6. If the meteors are 'very numerous, count
the numbers visible in- a telescope - in each
hour. Direct the telescope to some point at
a distance from the radiant say to the North
pole. Report the size of the object glass, di
ameter of field, magnyiying power, direction
of the telescope, &-. .- .- .
7. If the meteors visible to the naked eye
t too numerous to count, select two stars a
fewy degrees apart, and cocmt the number of.
paths that actually cut across the Unejoin
" -What is the aVerage length' of the visible
paths?- -v - " -: - -
-9 What iff the average duratioa,qf flight t
or how many degrees uo tney move in . a sec
ondf - ' -
' 10. Are the meteors which do not proceed
from Leo reteraDie to any other radiant ; par
ticularly, do they, proceed from near the han
dle of the dipper 2 ' . . ; ;
11. When persistent trains float Blowly
away, what is the direction and velocity of
the motion t
12. Extent of obscuration by haze may be
measured by noting the smallest stars visible
13. Can anything peculiar be seen in the
telescope during the daytime, particularly on
the 13th t
14. It is very important (and yet not easy)
to determine exactly the radiant. It is ap
parently a small area, and not a point.
What are the limits of this area ? .Is it pos
sible to determine in which direction is its
greater diameter ?
15. Whenever any meteor has any pecu
liarity, such as peculiar brilliancy or color, or
persistent traiu, and by which it can De iden
tified, note carefully its apparent path among
the stars. This may be done by drawing its
path upon the charts published by the Con
necticut Academy and the Smithsonian In
stitution, or the stars near which, or to which
or from which, it is moving may be noted,
together with the distance from those stars.
Meteors leaving persistent trains are best
adapted to these observations. When such
a star is so observed at two stations its atti
tude can be determined. The exact time
(hour, minute, and second) of the appearance
of such meteor is very important as a means
16. Keep note of the observations made.
Recollections are or Jittle value. JJo not try
to do too much. Do a little well. And
finally, send the results of observations to the
Smithsonian Institution, or to the Connecti
cut Academy, for collation and preserva
tion. Yale Coixege, November 3, 1866.
A ROMA1VCE IN REAL LIFE.
A MOTHER CLAIMS HER CHILD AFFECTING
SCENE IK COURT.
A very affecting scene took place in the
Supreme Court Chambers in New York, be
fore Judge Barnard, one which, for the time,
brought tears to the eyes of nearly every
spectator. It appears about six years ago
one Mrs. Barrett left a babe, named Edward
Barrett, twelve days old, with a woman
named Mrs. McCabe. From that time till
now Mrs. McCabe has brought up, supported
and educated the child.
The mother went South, married auain.
and after a lapse of the above time, came to
claim her off-spring. She asserted her cause
with all the eloquence of a mothe'r heart.
Mrs. McCabe set forth that she was tenderly
attached to the child ; that she had expen
ded a considerable sura on its behalf. She
also produced letters from an eminent phy
sician showing that the child had been as it
were snatched from death. The little boy,
on being called on to go to his mother, clung
to Mrs. McCabe, and resolutely refused to go
to his real parent. This produced quite a
scene. The mother, in a heartrending tone,
Oh, Judge ! Judge ! Don't give my child
awav mv heart will break it will break !"
u Don't break the child's heart." tearfully
but energetically responded Mrs. McCabe.
I he Judge for a tew moments, was evi
dently embarrassed, but at length said :
" My good woman, (to the . mother,) your
case is a hard one : but your child is of ten
der age, delicate in health, and evidently at
tached to the people who have always
brought him up. If I give him to you now,
and you take him South, he will surely die.
I will let him remain where he is for one year.
By that time he will be stronger and health
ier; then, if you apply again, your applica
tion may be granted."
Counsel for the mother here said that Mrs.
McCabe had offered to give up the child, if
she was paid ou.
This Mrs. McCabe denied. ,
Judge .Barnard said that it $73 were wan
ted to get the child back, the mother should
call on him, and be would give it to her.
' I do not want to sell the child," said Mrs.
The parents then left the court, the mother
sobbing with grief, but the boy clinging
to Mrs. McCabe's neck with an intensity of
attection almost paintui to witness.
An Editor in Heaven. Under the fore
going caption aa exchange gives a long obit
uary notice of a deceased brother editor,
from which we have room only to extract the
closing paragraph : " Should we not rejoice
that our late mend of the scissors and quill
is in heaven ? In that paradise where the
cry of " more copy" will never again fall on
his distracted ears. There his enjoyment
will no more be interrupted by the growls of
the unreasonable subscribers, or the duns of
the paper maker. There he will enjoy entire
treedom irom the detractions and misrepre
sentations of political opponents, and the
caresses of ambitious political aspirants. In
that blest abode he is no more to be troubled
with illegible manuscript or abominable
poetry. No rival editor will there steal his
thunder or his items, and typographical er
rors shall know mm no more forever."
Millions of Monet. An aged man, who
was a prominent merchant in this city in the
time of the war of 1812, was asked the other
day how many men there were at that period
supposed to be worth a million of dollars.
ine answer was: "mot one. we never
talked about millionaires we never thought
about millions as belonging to individuals."
A gentleman well known in this State says
that he was at a dinner party in Albany last
winter, gathered not with reference to wealth,
but for other reasons, where he counted at
table eight men, among those thus casually
collected, who were worth over a million
each ; and every one of them had begun life
in actual poverty.
Such is the growth of our country, and
such is the quality of the men it produces.
jr. y. Post.
A Duke's Ad venture. The Duke of
Hamilton and Mr. Thos. Wombwell had a
strange adventure after the recent Deanviile
races in France. Having missed the train,
and being very anxious to return to London,
the Duke went to the coast to charter a ves
sel to convey him and his friend to Brighton,
for the use of which they had offered one
thousand francs. The police, hearing that
two strangers were offering fishermen large
sums of money to convey them to England,
pounced down upon Mr. Wombwell as one
of the two "welchers" who had bolted from
the race course with the pools. On the re
turn of the Duke a short explanation set the
The Will of A Wealthy Man. The
will of Henry Ames, of St Louis, Missouri,
who died recently from paralysis, makes the
following bequests : $200,000 to his widow,
$50,000 to her daughter by her first-marriage
a id $100,000 to the O'Fallon Institute, which
is a liberal institution of learning, something
after the plan of the Cooper Institute in New
York. The balance of his property goes to
his onlv child, a little boy eight years old.
The whole estate is valued at $1,500,000.
The chief items of property owned by Ames
and his brother, who survives him, are the
Lindell Hotel, a valuable block , on Fourth
street, called Vocanian row, and an immense
amount of stock in Belcher's Sugar Reumnir
Company. . - j
- V J0HX C. WILLIAMS , C6,,,Brkers,
- -Zl RALEIGH, '2t: CV-dC ?c i i&
" - Yl - . -c" "
'n PRICB8 OF .XOBTH-CABOUNA BANK MOTES. ";' .
5 Id Coupons . .-.. a... ...... i .......... .1
... Id Sixes .V. :' ... f 83
-ink of N. C, gold 25, silver 26, G. Backs, 35W
. -'-," Cape Fear
" " Lexington
' " Graham..
. " . Roxborough
" Wadesborough .,
- " Yancey ville
itinera' and Planters' Bank
aimers' Bank. Greensborousrh 25
lommercial Bank, Wilmington 15
lerchants' Bank, Newberu 85
Jreeneborouerh Mutual 5
I ilLEIGH NATIONAL BASK OF V. CAROLINA.
, - . BUYING RATES. -
'lver, large..., , 132
; rtu Curolina Bonds... 75
-rth Carolina Railroad Coupons 92W
-I'orth Carolina Coupons 65
New York Exchange; (selling) "...
T . v H ;
NORTH-CAROLINA BANK NOTKS :
Bank of Cape Fear 25
" -Charlotte ; s
" 'Commerce.., i.. ........ 15
" Clarendon 4
" Fayetteville 0
" Lexington..., 12
- - Graham 20
' North-Carolina (Gold) 25 currency 35
" Roxboro' 80
" Thomasville 25
" Wadesboro' 20
" Wilmington 18
' Washington 4
" Yanceyville. i 5
Commercial Bank of Wilmington 17
Farmers' Bank of Greensboro' Old 25 new 10
Greensboro' Mutual, 4
Merchants' Bank of Newbern SO
Miners' and Planters' Bank. 25
EALEIGU PROVISION MARKET t ,
CORRECTED WEEKLY BT
WM. C. UPCHURCH, GROCER, RALEIGH.
FLOUR..... 13 5014 00
CORN per bushel 10
MEAL per bushel 1 25
BACON per pound 23
LARD per pound 20
CHEESE per pound 25
COFFEE per pound 30 85
SUGAR crushed 25
extra C 30
best brown 17
TEA per pound 2 503 00 -
BEEF per pound 9
PORK per pound.. 12k15
PEAS red, per bushel 1 00
white 1 20
FODDER per hundred 1 00
SHUCKS per hundred 75
HAY per hundred 1 00
OATS per hui-dred 1 00
POTATOES Irish, per bushel ... 75
" Sweet, per bushel.. BO
SALT per bushel 1 25
C AN D LES adamantine, per lb. . . SO
SOAP turpentine 20
PEACHES dried 8 00
APPLES dried, per bushel.... .. 2 00
CHICKENS apiece 20(325
EGGS per dozen 20(325
MULLETTS 10 00
MOLASSES per gallon 75
SODA per pound 20
BLUE STONE per pound 25
COTTON (yarn) 3 00
COTTON per pound, 3031JC
SHEETING 4-4 25
RICE per pound 1820
PEPPER black 50
TALLOW . 10
ROSIN per barrel, 00
TURPENTINE per gallon, 65
Change of Time.
Gees into effect Sunday, Koreaibev 4'th, 1866.
STATIONS. ACCOMMODATION. M AIL.
Charlotte Arrive 10.20 p. m. Arrive 5.30 a. m.
Salisbury, 6.40 " 8.00 "
Greensboro' 2.30 " 12.30
Raleigh 7.15 a. m. 6.25 p. m.
Goldsboro' Leave 2.20 a. m. Leave 3.15 p. in.
STATIONS. MATXj. AOCO MMXkDATION.
Charlotte Arrive 9.55 a. m. Leave; &.00 p. m.
Salisbury 12.08 p.m. 8.15 "
Greensboro' 2.44 " 12.20 a. m.
Raleigh 8.20 " 7.45 "
Goldsboro' 11.15 " Arrive 11.15 "
Mail North connects at Greenp.boro with trains
on R. & D. R. R. for the North,
Accommodation Train East connects at Raleigh
for Weldon and the North, at Goldsboro lor
W.-ldon, Wilmington, and Ne--berne.
Mail Train South connects with C. A S. C. R.
R. for the South.
E. WILKES, Eng. A; Sup't.
Nov. 10, 18(36. 10ir-3 mpd.
QHANGE OF SCHEDULE
Raleigh & Gastoh Railroad Co.
Raleigh, Nov. 3d 1806.
ON AND AFTER 8UN53AY, NOVEMBER
4th, 1806, Trains on the Raleigh and fciaslon Rail
road win run as ioiiows :
Mail train h-aves Raleigh,
Arrives at Weldon,
Mail train leaves Weldon at
Arrives at Raleigh,
Freight train leaves Raleigh at
Arrives at Weldon,
Freight train leaves Weldon at
Arrives at Raleigh
8.00 a. ru.
2.00 p. m.
11.00 a. m.
6.00 p. m.
5.00 a. m.
5.00 p. m.
4.00 a. m.
4.00 p. m.
Mail trains connect, North anSoath, with N.
C. Railroad, P. & W. Railroad, aadr. g . & R. Rail
99 tf. W. G. LEWIS;, G m. Sup't
brings; its some-
W. H. & R. SJUCKER & CO.
Our Line of Ladies Dream CJoods is now
Rich Black and Colored Silks Real Irish Pop-
. llns. .impress uioui, diock ana printed, flam
and printed French Merinos. AU Wood Mous
line, plain and printed. Solid Mohair Repa.
Rich Cashmere Stripes. Scotch Plaids,. fcc, &c.
JOUVIN'S KID GLOVES.
A Large Stock of JHoBrniiur Goods of
thi most Desirnbhe TCiiida.
Onera and Sacque Flannels afeill line ofWhite,
Red and Gray Flannels. T. Moles and Sons Gait-
ters and Shoes.
A full Assortment of Cloaks and Shawls.
Real India Caskmete Shawls.
FRENCH, ENGLISH, AND- AMERICAN
PRINTS, IN ANY QUANTITY.
MEIUNO UNDER GARMENTS.
W. H. fc R. S. TUCKER t& CO.
THE ATTENTION OF GKNTLEMEN IS
called to our
HEW r STOCK OF HATS.
- The Broadway Hat. ' Central Park: Queen
Emma. Mahopac Derby. Driving.- Champion.
Dictator, fcc., Ac
Also, plain soft, Hats and Beebee's Fashionable
Mole Skin Hatf..
W. H. & R. S. TUCKER & CO.
Raleigh, Oeto ber 1, 1866. 84 tf.
SMUT IBf WHEAT. .
Lb. bl uestone, a sure preven
tive xt Smut iu Wheat, if soaked in
it before" sowii ag. For sale, cheap, at the Drug
Store of. . --- WILLIAMS & HAYWOOD,
Raleigh, Oc-1. 80, 1860. - 8 im.-
DISEASES OF THE EYE AND EAR1
fOBXBKLT OF LONDOH, ENGLAND,
OCULIST AND AURIST, OPERATOR 0W
EYE AND EAR,
Respectfully informs the citizens of Raleigh, and
vicinity, that he -will be at the Exchange Hotel
on Saturday, November 24th, and remain until
Thursday, November29th, and again on Saturday,
December 23d, until Thursday, the 27th.
After that time monthly, of which due notice
will be given. i
Office hoars tnm 9 A. M. te 6 P. M.
And can be consulted on DEAFNESS, NOISE
IN THE HEAD, CATARRH, DISCHARGES
FROM THE EAR, SCALES TN THE EAR,
ACCUMULATION OF WAX IN THE EAR
OBSTRUCTION OF THE EUSTACHIAN
TUBE, and all Acute or Chronic Diseases of the
EAR and AIR PASSAGES.
Inserted without PAIN, and perfectly resembling
the natural eye. Operations for CATARACT,
STRABISMUS or CROSS EYE, Artificial Pupil,
&c, skillfully performed, and all dis ases of the
EYE AND EAR
treated, and every operation in Aural and Qp
thalmic Surgery, performed by
Principal Office, S4 West Fortieth street, New
0For reference, Testimonials, &c, send for
Opinions of the Press.
The Louisville Journal says : " The testimoni
als which Dr. Gardner presents to the public
could never have been obtained, except by the
display of great skill and learning in his profes
sion. One thing especially coinmenaaoic in ine
Doctor's practice is, that he will not attempt an
incurable disease for the sake of a fee, but Irankly
tells the patient whether he can be cure 3 or not.
We cheerfullv recommend Dr. Gardner to the
attention of all onr friends who may be suffering
from diseases ol the eye or ear."
The Richmond Timet says : " We have no hes
itation in savimr that Dr. Gardner is the most
scientific and successful eye and ear Surgeon in
"Dr. Gardner's treatment of the eye and ear is
wonderful." Richmond Enquirer.
"We feel lustified in recommending Doctor
Gardner to those suffering from diseases of the
eye and ear." Richmond Whig.
" We can safely and cordially recommend Dr.
Gardner, who will fulfill all he undertakes to per
form." Baltimore Clipper.
The New Orleans True Delta says : " We can
satelv recommend Dr. Gardner as a successful
operator on the eye aud ear. He will not under
take to treat a case unless a cure can be effected."
The Wheeling Register says : " Dr. Gardner is
one of most successtul Oculists and Aurists in the
country. We advise those suffering from the dis
eases of the eye and ear to consult him."
Oct. 12, 1800. . e om.
THANKING HOUSE OF
JVY COOKE fc CO
Corner of Wall and BTassaa Sts., New York.
In connection with onr bouses in Philadelphia
and Washington, we have opened a NEW YORK
HOUSE at above location, and offer onr services
to Banks, Bankers, and Investors tor the transac
tlon of their business in this city, including pur
chases aud sales of Govebnment Secubities,
Stocks, Bonds, and Gold. We are constantly
represented at the Stock Exchange and Gold
Board, where orders sent us are promptly filled.
We keep on hand a full supply of
GOVERNMENT SECCBITIES OF ALL ISSUES,
buying and selling atcurrent prices, and allowing
correspondents the most liberal-rates the market
affords. JAY COOKE & CO.
may 12. 23 tw&wly.
ALLCOCK'S POROUS PLASTERS.
Catuoa, Hxnds County, Miss.
T. Aixcock & Co. Gentlemen : Please send
me another six dozen of your Porous Plasters.
They are in great demand here for Whooping-
cough. They act like a charm. I could have sold
two dozen this week if I bad had them. Send as
soon as possible, and oblige,
JOHN L WILLIAMS, P. M.
Mr. Wm. May, of 245 Spring Street, New York,
writes, Jan. 1,1856: I have been afflicted with
asthma for upwards of ten years, receiving no
benefit from medical men. I was advised by a
friend to try one of Allcock's Porous Plasters. I
said, I bad tried several kinds of plasters without
any benefit, and supposed they were all alike.
My friend gave me one of Allcock's, and urged
me to use it. I did so, and have now worn them
steadily for nine months, and find myself better
than I have been for many years. Agency,
Brandreth House, New York. Sold by Drug
gists. 90 Imt&w.
Dr. Tobias Venetian Horse Liniment.
Pint bottles at one dollar, for the cure of Lame
ness, Scratches, Wind Galls, Sprains, Bruises,
Splints, Cute, Colic, Slipping-stlfle, Over-beating,
Sore-throat, Nail in the Foot, etc It is warran
ted cheaper and better than, any other article
ever offered to the public Thousands of ani
mals have been cured of the Colic and Over
heating by this Liniment; and hundreds that
were crippled and lame have been restored to
their former vigor. It is used by all of the first
horsemen throughout the States. Orders are
constantly received from the racing stables of
England for fresh supplies of this invaluable ar
ticle. Over 2500 testimonials have been received.
Remember, one dollar laid out In time may save
the life of your horse. Sold by all Druggists.
Office, 56 Cortland t street, New York.
Oct, 82, 1866. t . , , 80 lm
ISf Marriage and Celibacy, an Essay
of Warning and Instruction for Young Men.
Also, Diseases and Abuses which prostrate the
vital powers, with, sure means of relief. Sent
free of charge in sealed letter envelopes. :
Address Dr. J. 8 KILL1N HOUGHTON, .
' Howard Association, Philade.phla, Pa.
Aug. 14, 1866. 68 8m
Hill's Hair Dye &0 Cents. Black-or
Brown. Instantaneous, beautiful, durable, re
liable. The best and cheapest In use. Depot
No. 66 John 8trect,New York. . Sold, by all Drug,
Patent Jledlcine, Perfumery and Fancy Goods
stores everywhere. . ". .
ttareh 13,1868, lyj .-t-
Special ' Notices.
V Redaction' Jjc. Price "of, the Americas'
;-Wtckes; Us-; T.4t " ' -?C.iTj
': ' 1'.TJ.,j4AI)i IT WAI.THAlf,MisaACIHnSETTS.
Inconsequence of tho-recent -great improve,
iirea'ta in our facilities for manufacturing we have.
.-daced our prices to as low a point as they can
s placed, 'v ":" ;' ' - .
, v -'-;: -i WITH GOLD AT PAR, r- t , .
- that no one need hesitate to buy a watch now
om the expectation that It 'will be cheaper at
'- me future time. The test of ten years and the
lanufucture and sale of
More than 200,000 Watches
ive given our productions the very highest rank
nong time-keepers. Commencing with tho de
'. :rmlnation to make only thoroughly excellent
--atches, our business has steadily Increased as
te public became acquainted with their value,
ntil for months together, we have been unable
- :o supply the demand. We have repeatedly en-
irged our factory buildings until they now cover
ver three acres of ground, and give accommoda
tion to more than eight hundred workmen.
' We are fully justified In saying that we now
" Jake more than, one-half of all the loatehet tol l in
he United States. The different grades are dis
linguished by the following trade-marks on the
1. "American Watch Co." Waltham, Mass.
- 2. " Appleton, Tracy & Co." Waltham, Mass.
3. :"P. S. Bartlett," Waltham, Mass.
,.4. William Ellery."-'
5. Our Ladies' Watch, of first quality, is
named " Appleton, Tracy & Co.," Wal
6. Our next quality of Ladies' Watch is named
" P. 8. Bartlett," Waltham, Mass. These
watches are furnished in a great variety
of sizes ai d styles of cases.
. The American Watch Co., of Waltham, Mass.
authorize us to state that without distinction of
trade-marks or price,
AL THE PRODUCTS OF THEIR FACTORY
ARE FULLY WARRANTED
to be the best time-keepers of their class ever
made in this or any other country. Buyers
should remember that unlike the guarantee of a
foreign maker who can never be reached, this
guarantee Is good at all times against the Com
pavy or their agents, and that if after the most
thorough trial, any watch should prove defective
in any particular, it may be always exchanged for
another. As the American Watches, made at
Waltham, Mass., are for sale by dealers generally
throughout the country, we do not solicit orders
for single watches.
Caution. The public are cautioned to buy
only of respectable dealers. All persons selling
ounterfoils will be prosecuted.
BOBBINS & APPLETON,
Ag'U for the American Watch Co.,
182 Bboadwat, N. Y.
Sept. 22, 1866. 80 4m
Itch! Itch t Scratch I ! Scratch I I
Wheaton's Ointment will cure the Itch in forty
eight hours. Also cures Salt Rheum, Ulcere,
Chilblains, and all eruptions of the Skin. Price
60 cts. For sale by all Druggists.
By sending 60 cents to WEEKS & POTTER,
Sole Agents, 170 Washington . street, Boston,
Mass., It will be forwarded by mail, free of post
ge, to any part of the United States.
P. F. PESCUD, Agent,
sept 21 ly Raleigh, N. C.
Fever and Ague Extinguished. Martyrs
to Intermittent Fever, a word with you. The
responsibility for your suffering rests upon your
selves. Just as surely as yon shake to-day, or
will shake to-morrow, HOSTETTER'S CELE
BRATED STOMACH BITTERS will extinguish
the disease under which you labor. Had you
taken this genial tonic as a preventive, you would
have no need of it as a cure, for it renders the
system impervious to all miasmatic fevers. But
since you neglected the precaution, rid yourselves
without delay of the complaint by resorting to
the only reliable remedy. Break the chills with
HOSTETTER'S BITTERS, and they will return
no more. This is the experience of thousands,
and it will be yours. Quinine Is a slow means of
relief ; It Is nauseous to the last degree; It is more
dangerous than the malady itself; in many cases
it utterly fails. How different is the effect of the
Bitters. Their curative action Is rapid ; they
are agreeable to the palate; they are not only
entirely harmless, but tend inevitably to strength
en the constitution and prolong life ; they never
have failed, and it is confidently assumed that they
never can fail in any case of Fever and Ague,
however Inveterate in Its character. To be with
out HOSTETTER'S BITTERS in any region
Infested with Intermittent or Remittent Fever is
simply to reject safety and court disease. 42 w4t
The Advertiser, having been restored to health
in a few weeks, by a very simple remedy, after
having suffered several years with a severe lung
affection, and that dread disease. Consumption
is anxious to make known to his fellow-sufferers
the means of cure.
To all who desire it, he will send a copy of the
prescription used, (free of charge,) with the di
rections for preparing and using the same, which
they will find a sure curs fob Consumption,
Asthma, Bronchitis, &c The only object of
the advertiser in sending the Prescription, is to
benefit the afflicted, and spread information
which he conceives to be invaluable; and he
hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as it wjll
cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing.
Parties wishing the prescription, will please
address Rev. EDWARD A. WILSON,
Wllltamsburgh, Kings County, New York.
Oct. 81, 1866. 44 wly.
TNSURANCE AGAINST FIRE,
AND THE PERILS OF INLAND TRANS-
Composed of the Germania, Hanover, Magia
and Republic Fire Insurance Companies, New
X ork. csoitai over d,uuu,uw.
JOHN G. WILLIAMS, & CO.,
oct 6 tf 10 Agents.
FRENCH WINDOW GLASS.
rrer boxes window glass, all sizes,
I in first rate order. Better glass and less
broken than the American. or sale by
WILLIAMS & HAYWOOD.
Oct 80. 90 lm
B. W. PU1XIAM. W. H. JONES. GEO. W. BWEPSON
PULLIAM & JONES & CO.,
Wholesale Grocers and Commission
"AVE IN STORE A LARGE STOCK OF
which Is offered at the lowest cash prices. They
respectfully solicit orders from the Merchants ol
PULLIAM, JONES & CO.
Raleigh, May 1, 1866. 20 tf.
Henry I Ilesselbach,
(opposite the MARKET house,)
HAS RE-OPENED HIS STOVE BUSI
NESS, and keeps constantly on hand a fine
and large assortment of
Cooking, Parlor and Box Stoves,
Stove Pipes and other sheet Iron work will be
done at low rates and the shortest notice
H : also has on hand a large assortment of self
manufactured Copper and Tin Ware, such as
Turpentine and Brandy Stills, &c, &c.
... He is also prepared for Roofing and Gutter
ing of all descriptions. All kind of repairing in
his line uromntlv attended to.
Raleigh, Oct. 16, 1866. M-y3intwr
f i-Vl. Kerosene, Spermo-Lubricating,
. Liastor OIL in quantities to suit.
I Oct. 80,
X2i Books Stationery;-
B R AN.S 6 Nr& FAREA R
SOW XBXF THB - !'v
- North-Carolina Book-Store,
No. 1 Fayetteville Street,
RALEIGH, N. C,
HD. TURNER'S OLD STAND, ON THE
corner next to the State House, keep con
stantly on hand .
SCHOOL BOOKS '
of all kinds, to suit Academies and Common
SABBATH SCHOOL BOOKS' '
to suit the different Churches, very cheap.
in great variety, both new and old.
A large assortment of
the finest, and the best, and the cheapest to be
had In the country.
Latest and most popular always on hand.
Instruction Books, Music, Primers, fcc.
of all grades and patterns supplied to order.
Photograph Albums and Engravings of distingu
Also, a fine assortment of
CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS
to suit all ages and sizes. Positively the largest
assortment of j
North-Carolina Supreme Court Reports ;
North-Carolina Form Books ;
Swaim's Justice Revised ;
Cantwell's Law Practice ;
Blackstone's Commentaries ;
English Reports, &c, &c.
to suit the Clergy. As well as the be -t
all sizes and prices of
BIBLES AND TESTAMENTS,
at Bible Society rates, (probably the cheapest
books in the world.) Also,
MAPS, CHARTS, C,
large and small of all the countries in the world.
They also publish
a Religious Family Journal, undoubtedly one of
the cheapest and best Weeklies m the ooutn, only
3.00 per annum.
of all kinds neatly and promptly executed.
of all kinds done, promptly, and in the best
N. B. We buy for cash, aud can afford to sell
cheap. We will not be undersold, call and try
TURNER'S ALMANAC FOR 1867,
Is now ready.
BRANSON & FARRAR,
No. 1, Fayettevllle Street.
Raleigh, October 12, 1866. - 89 tnov23.
I HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM NEW
York, where I purchased a well selected Stock
They are NOW in Store, and ready for inspec
29 Fayetteville Street,
The old Stand of
EVANS fc COOKE,
The Store recently occupied by
D. C. MURRAY.
LADIES DRESS GOODS,
Consisting in part of English and French Merino,
DeLaines, Poplins, Alapaccas, Black Silks, &c
A large Stock of Calicos, Hoop Skirts, Balmo
ral Skirts, latest styles.
Ladies Shawls, Cloaks, Bonnets, Seasides,
Meu's wear of all grades, both as to quality and
Ladies' Shoes comprising every shape and
quality. Shoes for Misses and Children.
The largest and most complete assortment of
Boots and Shoes for Men, Youths, Boys and
children, that has been brought to the Market
for many years.
HATS AND CAPS,
for Men and Boys, almost without number.
Trunks, Traveling Bags, Ace, &c.
I board no one in New York or elsewhere to
buy goods for me. I buy for myself, and all
ask of my friends in the City, County or State, at
large, is to give me a call, and my Goods will be
advertised more effectually than can be done
through newspapers, or hand bills. For me to
COME TO COOKE'S
where you can be served cheaper than anywhere
else, Is all gammon. It is mere stuff. Come and
examine my Goods. If the prices don't Suit,
don't buy. .- ;
To the public, who patronized me in days gone
by, I return my grateful acknowledgments, and
hope to act in future so as to merit your favor.
GEORGE T. COOKE.
Raleigh, Sept, 27, 1866. 83 tf. .
PAINTS I PAINTS I!
WHITE LEAD, LINSEED OIL, VARNISH
ES, and Colors Of all kinds. n!ti.hl for
House, Carriage and Sign painting.
- . W ILUAMa A HAT WOOD.
. Oct. 80. 96 lm.
KEROSENE OR "OAL OIL,
OF THE VERY BEST QUALITY, CON
STANTLY on hand at the Drug Store of
WILLIAMS oe RAIWOOOW'
Oct. SO. r -'- WJ-lO
LAMPS t LAMPS X t
A LARGE AND BEAUTIFUL STOCK OF
Hand, Parlor, Passage, .Bracket and bus.
pension Lamps and Lamp Chimneys of all sizes
for s lie at WILLIAMS & HAYWOOD" 8: ;
OtSO. - 96 lm.
Pl Miscellaneous IdfertLsf meats.
ILL FIND AT OUB STORE, SPICKS OT
all kinds. Cookinir Extracts. CanMM
On.. vi "i 4 rr- l : . . "
. Salaratus, Potash, Concentrated Lye, Bath Bricks, -Bottom
Stone, Stove Polish, Starch and Blueing.
. . v WILLIAMS HAYWOOD.
Oct 80. - . .... 86-i
SALE OWHiffiLOTTE " KIYY YARD"
Bireaa f lefugees, Freed, umi AsaaJ. Luis,
HlAIKJCABTMS ASST. CO., STATB .N. C.
, . , Ralkiob, If. Clir 1st, 186&
IN COMPLIANCE WITH INSTRUCTIONS
from the Commissioner of Bureau of Refugees,
- Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, dated Washing'
ton, September 28th. 1860, aud by virtu of u
thority given hi section 18 of the act of Congress
passed July 16Uu I860, entitled -' An Act to con
tinue In force and to amend An .Act to establish
a Bureau for the relief ot Freedmen and Refugees,'
and for other purposes." -1 will sell at Charlotte,
N. C, on the premises, at public auction, to the '
highest bidder, on y . - - ' , -
Monday, 3d day of December, 1 866,
Between the hours of 10 A M., and 8 P. the
following property formerly belonging to ths so
called Confederate Government t -
Two lots, 100 feet front each on Trade Street, mud
about 012 feet deep, designated in the plan of said
town, as lots 237 and 238, in square 36, being pro
perty formerly owned by Wm. Allison, deceased,
and sold under a decree of a Court of Equity for
purposes of partition, &c. Said property was con
veyed to the so-called Confederate States Govern
ment, by E. Nye Hutchison and John Wilkes, of
the County of Mecklenburg and State of North
Carolina, by deed dated July 13th, 1863.
These lots are to be sold without the buildings
thereon, except a two story frame house, 3? z 2
on lot 837, which will be sold with the lot.
This is a valuable property, having a front upon
one of the principal streets of Charlotte, and run- -nine
up Jo the N. C. Railroad, making it the most
desirable in the city for mercantile or manufactur
ing purposes. : -t
1 will also sell on the same day, -on the Fair
grounds of the Mecklenburg Agricultural Society,
eight or more frame buildings built and used by
the so-called Confederate Government as hos
TERMS: For the real estate, Cash, In Govern
ment funds, on the delivery of a warranty deed
therefor, in the name ot the United States ; for
the buildings, Cash, In Government funds on the
day of sale, tho buildings to be removed within
five days thereafter.
THOS. P. JOHN8TON.
CapL A A. Q. M., At. R.,F. A. L.,
Brevet Major XT. 8. Vol.
Nov. 9, I860. 101 till Dec 3d.
J"HE UNION REGISTER. ..
On the first of December following, the Union
Publishing Company will commence the pub
THE UNION KEGISTEB,
at Greensboro', N. O. The above named Journal
will be a Weekly, of large size, and printed with
new type and material, devoted to the consistent
and manly vindication of true Union principles,
"with malice toward none, and with charity for
all." It Is believed that a Journal of such charac
ter is emphatically demanded by the Union men
of this portion of the State, and we desire to sup
ply this need, and at the same time afford to all
a newspaper worthy of patronage, as a literary
and business Journal, alive to the interests and
welfare of all classes of readers. . The Union
Register will have no political utterances to
ignore or deny, but will be, from the beginning,
thoroughly and unreservedly loyat.
Greensboro has been fixed on as a point favor
able to the publication of snch on account of Its
central location, and peculiar telegraph and rail
road communications, and the well known enter
prise of its inhabitants.
Terms of Subscription.
For one year, single copy, - - - $ 3 00
For six mouths, single copy, - 2 00
For one year; clubs of ten, - - 25 00
Payable invaribly in advance. .
UNION PUBLISHING COMPANY.
- Greensboro', N. C.
Nov. 10, 1866. 101 tf
WILLIAMS & HAYWOOD,
HAVE NOW IN STORE, FOR THE FALL
trade, a well selected stoek of
DRUGS, MEDICINES, Chemicals, Paints,
Oils, Dye-stufls, Patent Medicines, Trusses, Per
fumery, Fancy Foods, Ae., &c
Which they offer for sale at the most reasona
ble prices for cash, or in exchange for Wheat,
Cotton, Flaxseed and Beeswax. Orders prompt
ly filled and forwarded by Express, C. O. D., to
all parts of the country.
Raleigh, Oct. SO. 96 lm.
Grand Seorktabt's Omen,
Raleigh, Oct. 16th, 1866. f
THE OFFICERS, MEMBERS AND REPRE
SENTATIVES of t,he Grand Lodge of Free
and Accepted Masons of North-Carolina will
meet in this City, on Monday evening, Ihe third
of December next, at 7 o'clock, tor the transac
tion of such business as may be submtted to their
The Officers of subordinate Lodges are reques
ted to attend in person or cause proper delegates
to be appointed, in obedience to the constitution
and general regulations of the Grand Lodge.
. . WILLIAM T. BAIN,
Oct 18, 1866. 91 twtd
y AST NOTICE.
CREDITORS OF THE ESTATE OF R. C.
Maynard deceased, are again requested to pre
sent their claims ; and those indebted to the same
willplease make an early settlement. My friends
W. R. Barham of Raleigh, and L. C. Edwards of
Granville, will attend to my matters in my absence.
JOHN 8. LEACH,
Adm'n. of R. C. Maynard, dee'd.
. Leach burg, Johnston County.
Nov. 7,1866.. , 101 St
DESIRABLE CITY PROPERTY FOR
I OFFER MY HOU8E AND LOT IN RA
LEIGH, near the Deaf and Dumb Asylum and
the residence of the Rev. Dr. Lacy, for sale. It is
a half acre lot. - -
The House is two stories with an L., consisting
of six comfortable rooms with fire places, a porch
and piazza. Necessary outbildings and a good
pump are on the premises. The garden spot is
excellent. An opportunity and bargain are offered
those wishing to purchase a comfortable and '
healthy residence. L. 8. PERRY.
Raleigh, Nov. 8, 1866. - - 100 lOtrw
LAND FOR SALE, LEASE OR RENT.
THE SUBSCRIBER WISHES TO LEASE FOR
a term of years, sell or rent as may suit par
ties, that well known plantation situated in the
County of Greene, N. C., known as the Sheeter
plantation, containing two thousand acres,
eleven hundred ot which are in a high state ot
cultivation, well adapted to the growth oi Cotton,
and said by competent judges, to be unsurpassed
in productiveness by any in Eastern Carolina.
An abundance of Marie, of the nest quality and.
of easy of access, abounds oh the farm, with am
pie supply of mud for composting. Woodland
conviently situated for the use of the farm.
Spacious and commodious, dwelling house, with
10 large rooms, together with. -all necessary out
buildings. If prolerred parties can obtain neces
sary stock of all kinds, together, with agricultural
implements, carts, wagons and' provisions upon
the premises. " - - - ; .
Also, two other valuable plantations containing
- about six hundred acaes or cleared land in eacS
tract, lying in . Pitt county and known as ths .
Clark and Foreman tracts; the one being situated
on Tar river; the other about four miles distant.
These lands an; well adapted to tha growth of
Cotton. Means of manuring convenient. Am
ple buildings on these farms. " - -
Persons wishing to see the above described
plantations can make application to the subscri
ber, WILLIAM WHITEHEAD.
Oct. 81 44 wlmpd. : . Greenville, N. C
B. P. WILLmiSON:& CQ.
" , : GROCERS, COMMISSION
MERCHANTS AND AUCTIONEERS.
SKALBRS W ' f
Hardware, Cutlery, Rope and Baggteg
Raleigh, Sept. 80, 18W ; ; ' TStf
-TINTEB EMPLOYMENT ,
200 PER MONTH AND EXPENSES- PAH
Male or Female Agents, to Introduce a Newand.
Useful Invei)tioiv-ofbsolute utUitx m very
. household." Agents preferring to work on Com
mission can earn from 20 to $50 per day. yon
lttll particulars, tnelote ttampjUnd ddMBS
- - W. G. WILSON dc COk
Oct, 29 Sm. Cleveland, Ohio.
EEMEMBER THAT W. H.' & It!' ti. TUCK
ER & CO., will sell GOOD GpQDS at mods
erate rates tor the Cash.
Aug. 25, I860, tt
1 -wo -ss