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TEDS : OTTHIEBOTEIL
GO All BAD.
(i. TV, Light.
When your plans of life are clear,
(So ahead ;
But, ao faster than your brains;
Haste is always in the rear;
If d ame Prudence have the reins,
Do not ask too broad a test;
Lagging nevfr clears the sihl;
When you do your duty best.
You will best know what is rijrhfi
Never doubt a rjghtoom cause;
G o ahead;
Thr w youself rcfcrtpletely in;
Oons:L'!ieo shaping all your laws.
Manfully, through thick and thin,
iDo not ask who'll go with you;
Numbers ! spurn the coward's 4lea 1
If i here be but one njr two,
Sinjr.i- hntided, though il be,
Th ugh before you mountains rise
Scale lb em ? certainly yon car !
Let them j roudly 3 ire ihe kic3
Wiiiit aro mountains to a man!
Th.Migh fierce wafprs rouna yctidash,
Let n hardship h.'fifc you;
Thoiiirh ihe hv-vpn.t 'rarand fl.ish,
St 11, undaunted, firm ad true,
Heed not Mi n'oon'ss dJen bell,
Make ri" -in;)romise wiih sin.
T'l' tns ?r;n;nl h lioks well,
But y u cannot let him in.
Better days are drawing ni-h, -.
Ma! if.g i)uty ill your nride,
Y -n 'int-t o rKj-er. live, ov die,
Tor I Revive 's on vourtd-l.
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ASA KXOLLIXS' ADVKNTU.
A ; T. Knollins was a genuine neci
men cf th3 Down East Yankee a lor-
Choppiug, trading, Mim& sca-goiagam-,
phibious animal, passing his time be- f
iween ino ocean ana tno maiuiana. in ;
one of his vr; vases before the mast, he;
wont to Porto llieo, and by some chance
it liappcned that his vessel sailed with-'
out 1dm. Asa felt som -whit home-sick
w" a compelled to prolong his visit, and
n-x-j eugcriy ior au opp )rtuniry oi
. . ... i
rettf-aing to his own native land. . '
Oae cveninr? as he w: wilkino-:dony
the sea-sida in melancholy guise, he was
suddenly surrounded by a gmg of Brit- gun
ish sailors, belonging to the sloop-of-war "Not otherways?"
Torribl", commxnle.l by C.ipt. I igsliot, ; "No."
and then busy in taking in water and j "Then here goes!" cried Asa; and
other scores, preparatory to a continu-' handling tho missive like a bowling-bail
anee of her three years' cruise. Asa h let it .drive among the legs of the of
w s liposod to show fight at first, bat ': ficers and men, shouting, "hurrah! let
as the press-gang was arme 1 with cut-; her rip!"
lasse . he concluded his policy was to ' Cries of rago and pain followed,
submit quietly, and so he entered the "Seems to be captain," said Asa,
ba .. j without opposition, and was taken J coolly, "thorn 'ere things does hurt a
on iio .rd tho sloop. j feller, even if they haint fired out of a
That night as ho lay aw.ike, brooding 1 gun."
over Ins misfortunes, he chalked out his i One day Cant. Basshot called Asa
c nd. ict, which was no other than to !
fvign a simplicity, amounting almost to i
idi'.H:y, and to display as little knowledge
of so immship a.s possible. He knew
h w to throw into hi3 countenance an
air oi complete vacancy and innocence,
calculated to throw tho shrewdest obser
ver off his guard.
The next day, at noon, a dish of boil
ed beans was set before him without any
"fixings." Our friend Hired up at the
Bwagrencss ot the entertainment
"lh ad beans and no pork!" he ex- f
claimed. This is a leetle too moan, I
" i'luii at ii;r a clog: '
' "Hadn't you better complain to the
captain?'.', asked the black-whiskered
boatswain, with a suer.
"That's it, old sea-hogs," remarked
Knolans. "That's a bright idee! Cap'u!
So i will." 1
And regardless of opposition, 11G 0
ted into the cabin, where Capt. Bagshot
Bat at dinner with throe or four omeew.
"Who the devil aro you?" asked the
captain, fiercely fixing his savage, eyes
on mo liiuKee.
"Who be I?" ejaculated Knollins;
'Why, I'm Asa T. Knollins, captain.
1 n.sp; you re well and how the folks
to hum? Pretty spry, L?"
"Y.u.- ua ns Jonathan, I guess,
eara -p :. V f ui)t, miuucklng the nasal
"No itaint, it's Asa T. Knollins, cap- down your flag, run up tho stars and
tain." stripes, and work tho vessel into Port-
"Well, what do you want of me?" land. Drawing Room Companion.
"Seems" to mo you live pretty well,
h. re, captain," said Asa, looking over Punch's Criminal Court. Mr.
th 3 table. "Pretty tall fodder. Chick- Punch sat for the purpose of trying of
ens, hams, pine-apples, and o-be-joyful. fenders, some of whom, brought to the
Your cook haint did the clean thing by bar of public opinion, at once pleaded
4i us. though. S'pose you know nothing
abiut it, so I thought I'd step up here principal delinquencies,
a il lot you know how tli3y serve us Au unhappy youth was brought up,
down stairs. Why, captain thoy give charged with maliciously cutting and
ui beans without pork!" : wounding the English language, by ask-
"Biaus without pork! Astonishing!" j ing, "Of what sex is tho National An
exclaimed the captain, willing to humor' them?" and then replying, "Masculine,
the 'character j because it's a hymn (him.)" Verdict;
"Yes, captain, beans without pork.
Don't that beat all natur?"
"What do you live on when you're at
home?" asked the captain.
"Pork and beans, biled chowder, flap
jacks and doughnuts," answered Asa.
"What are flap-jacks?" asked the cap
tain. "Don't you know wh it flap-jacks are.'
why I thought every fool know'd that.
They're undo out of flour, and eggs, and
milk, and witer, beaten up ker-slap, and
thm they're slotted into a fryin'-piu
and done brown, and served up with
butter and molasses, or molasses and
butter whichever yoti choose, and if
thoy don't go down slick, there's no
st .ids to lioxbury?"
"You seem to like molasses," said the
"Well, I guess I du," said Asa. "But
not raw, as your fellers eat it."
"Will, I like to run a stick into tho
buog'ialo of a hogshead, and then pud
it juat and drop it through my mouth.
Ain't it good then? Wall I guess it is."
"Jonathan, I say, you can go now,
and I'll 330 about the pork to-morrow."
i -nf Kwlr tn ntr.n,: .'..r, j
. m.w n v r. v . J I'll. J - - " J
mates reporting that the captain w;:s a! ken up. It was apparent that tho g?n-.
"pretty slick sort of a feller." jtlcman and the last pas.senger were fa-
One day, when the men didn't "turn-!
ble up" from below with tho requisite
alacrity, the boatswain, ratt.-n in hand,
give each cf th.m a "re-mindcr" w:th
his stick as became on dctU. Asa w.
the last, as u-uil, but watohinr' !i.
b a'swain's bamboo, he caught the we i
pou in his hand and dexterously twi
it out of tii"' oiu -er's irrasn.
nisKrs. saia lie, "I U-. v
1 M -w
you uwn z nuan io mi me caus f
hurts a feller. No. you diJn't will '
thought so i foiyive y -u," an 1 he
thivw the rattan ovcrb :rd, csc.iping t
th : quarter-dock, where hir origin i.ity
and supposed imbecility secured ibu im
punity. In fief, he wis treated as a
privileged buffon hy the ih 'ors.
Taking up a cannon ball one day, he
"What in tho world is this ycre, cap-'in
' -That's what wc keep to pepper the
Aioovjvs ;msw'jrj i ouaoi.
"Want to know!" said Asa. "How
Jo you work it?" j
"We put 'cm into those big guns and;
fire 'em off.
"Swow! you don't siy so. Do they
j-M-jr a:i, i;-ipt.ua - ,
. .- ..... I
"ft y--u can t see em. .
"Hurt a feller if th"v hit?"
art a teller it thoy Int."
23, when they aro iired out of a
" l es
aft. "Jonathan," said he, "there's a'
boat alongside; you may get your tr ips
together, and go ashore. 1 think His : W:l oftei1 known to dispute with a shop
Majesty can do without you." i hooper for half au hour on the matter of
"Wall, captain," replied Asa, "'fore a
j7ou spoke I'd pretty much made upmya
mmu to quit. 1 km make better waes
tishin', by a great sight. Besides, I
want to go homo to see tho folks. Good
by, cap'n, I shall see you again."
"I think not,", said the captain.
"Guess I shall. Good bv," said Asa.
and with a light heart he bid adieu to
More than three years afterwards, du
ring the war of 1812, a British armed
vessel lying at St. Johns, was boarded
and carried, in a dark night, by a dar
ing band of American prlvateersmcn.
Tho men were secured, one by one, as
they came up. The leader of the ex
pedition then sought the commander
and demanded his sword. Indignant
and-confounded, Capt. Bagshot asked
the name of his captor.
Lord bless you, captain," answered
a familiar voice, "don't you know me?
I m Asa T. Knollins, that boarded along
o you, a spell back, at Porto llico. J.
told -you 1 guessed I should sec you
agm, ana when a lankee guesses any
thing, it's sure to happ.ni. Make your
bn comio.naDiO, captain, and excus
- - . .
for a morncut, W i've sot to
guilty. The following are a tew ot the
Guilty. Sentence deterred.
A shabby-genteel looking person was
next charged with uttering the follow
ing counterfeit joke:
"What tree is it which is not affected
by the season, and brings forth neither
blossom nor fruit? The Boot-Tree."
After the jury had been absent for
several hours, the foreman entered the
Court, declaring that there was no chance
of their agreeing; in a verdict. The
Judze told them that, under these cir-
camstances, they had better' go homo.
IV JUUUllul iilltivuiu u, mill ti ViUaai i , ,
stare, was next put to the bar under the j also several tovyn lots in Goldsbo
followin"' melancholy circumstances. ! ro', which I would sell, I would sell
:.i::.i,,..i . - -
Having passed the evening in company!
e country without a Government?
with a friend, he was about to bid thejtaJ.e jfl pnv,nent likely Young
other god nigiit, when, turning suuucn-j es ij()I1(s. Solos, or would .
lv rouii L ho exclaimed, in a verv unusu- ' . . r- . . .
i , ; . ,AXTy V1 1 cu , on a rrr'lit, lor any reisonaoje !
ai tone of voice, "When is l'ljt btreet . , . - . , ,
When there's no cab-in-it (c ibluet.)" j o is well Known. Among otlier
The Jury immediately returned a verdict advantages, n affords rare lacilities
of acquittal, on the ground of insanity.
The Court then rose.
Scexis IN an O .".ini nus. A few days
A. r , . , . .,
m ot our Washington st. omni busses. :
Shortly after, an elegantly dressed lady, :
with r:ith-r fast asiirurt was also ta-
miliar act juaiutancesj but the gentle-
w. I.!, ..rt..t4 .miiug
edge it in the presence of his better haJf.
After withstanding. s vvral smiks and,
knowing winks, until he kn:w his w-fej
ti ol remarked them, he determined to!
adoress the la,Jy, as if they once casual
, m t, and thua quiet any apprehen
s oiis his spoils'? might i-iitcrtain.
i beiiev, ni id mi,' siid he, 'I had
ho pleasure of dancing with you once-?'
Yes,' r. piied the lady "aloud, 1 in 1 tho
V.easure of hu-jfi;rf "- .' T!ie sequel
may be imagined. No-tt'OLK NiiWS.
Pass him arou.d4 The nam"? of
u r?punar i v;n pi.-a i wiui in uap-
tain liberal of Cuba to spiro the lives'
oftha Vra a:.-wii H'ori assas:nat.:d
:IIiVia , wa n iat.M-ccsd hi was
vain, ( !; oitiri of their dyin m..s-
;s.ig - as, an I by whas.t ox-rtuvis tho bii-:s
of lv an 1 Oritten ba wjre rjc vre 1,
w is .v.x i-vsia vosi a. lc. u.iii ne re
JG&.-V)roater, it is said, thou di tin
most profound philosopher uLTrsdm
tho )retically, was very e isdv par at o
tosnpir. lie onco carrie-l a. imt.i n Uitv
g far a3 to break a marble tabic t
ces with a hammar, bectusa ha chanced i
to stumble over it in rhe dark. 1
Making Good Time. The Albany
ivuvi.i BijsiwbMuii;r, oiir-
urd-iv. w is reallv excellent. We nut on
anairofW' ,nt. t, mv .1
gles, plunged into an air hale, and then
cut for home. Tinn 3 min. sec.
B Western editor says that "a
child was run over by a wagon throe
years old and cross-eyed, with pantalets
on, winch never spolcc- afterward.
kSShukspeare, though one of the
m )St g'gooiis of men, was a higgler. II
VS- Ho gives Hotspur credit for
Port ,il own disposition, when
UL makes nun say, "i would cavil on tho
ninth part of a hair.
JKWhy is a person approaching a
candle like a man getting off his horse?
Because he's going to a-light.
JS5Vhy are lovers' sighs like lon
stockings? Because they are high ho's.
JB"Mrs. Swissheim says the reason
one nation conquers another is not ow
ing to the kind of arms they use but to
the kind of food. In her opinion meat
triumphs over cabbage. So long as cow3
and Hindoos feed on cauliflowers ; so
long will bull-dogs triumph over the one,
and tho Tartars over tho other. When
Ireland frees herself from England, it
will bo when Ireland swaps off her po
tatoes and takes to pork. To expect
freedom to come from buttermilk is as
absurd as to look for ballot-boxes in
den, dying, naak their wills but wives
Escape a ".irk o sad;
VVhi' a'iniil.l i ... .i.-Il . i i.
- w " s.-i' -v h w .in, ail liieir Jl VPQ
THE Subscriber offers for sale
the plantation with the improve
ments, whereon he now 'lives, con
taining about 200 acres, about half
of which is cleared. The improve
ments consist of a good two story
building containing 6 large rooms
with fire places in every room, find
all necessary out building?; this
tract lies on the East side of Golds
boro', adjoining the town
One olher tract known as the Bor
den & Hooks land, situated on the
South side of Goldsboro'. adjoining
the said town, containing about 400
acres, a good portion of which is
equal in point of productiveness to
any land in Wayne county, or. I
might almost say, in the State, and
would, if rented and well managed,
always pay more than the interest
! 1 . . Tt
on l ie nurcnase mouev. i nave
any, 0r all of said property, and j
' " ' '""t -
lit A . t
lo parents to educate their children
There is at present, in the vicinity.
i as good a school Mr. Robinson's
a tin? State atlords, and a huil-
ilma for a collegiate school will he
commenced in a few weeks. hose
considerations, and the intrinsic va-
lue of the property offeretl for sale,
ought lo make a residence and farm
near fiohNhoro' a desirable ohiect.
especnllv to parents,
r, ' ., ,
For other jarticu!ars. apply to
Jlrm H. Rrfniuiulon.
GohUboro, Nov. 10
Sjiind fir sal
THE Siib-jcribcr vvishc4 Jo sell,
on aceo'i!r.);la in ti tum. h's Farm
llvi ii; in Nr ih Couniy.'on lln north
! si. to ff wit! Creek, above nd he-
low llilliaru's mills,
Ct!5f U;::inr Gil cr.
1 ho criM-k ,nn(!s art! tf,,0(l for ',orn
1!lti tn the. flat r piney w od
land h.ve ro-it:d pi res enough to cut
from 1 5 f)00 to 20.000 bovi-s Tho
above will he ho.vn hy the Over -
SOer on the nremUes or hv the snb-
scriher living at illiardston.
K n lb! Hard
THE subscriber being well pre-
narc,j ,() (()
ini tUan mission iiushtess
iN THK TOWN OF WASHINGTON,
"P.aully elicits the patronage
of the public in l'arboto its vrcini
ty. and Edgecombe co. generally.
He has amph-and safe room for the
storage of Naval Stores, Grain, and
other produce; his charges are mod-
eiale and quick dispatch invaria-
biy given to all business entrusted
to his direction.
Macnair & Brother, Tarboro N.
P, William Bernard, Greenville
Eli Hovt, Washington, N C, Goo.
H. Brown & Brother, Washington,
B. J. Parmelee. Washington, N C.
lion. Judge Manly, Newbern, N.
C, I. A Stanly, Wilmington, N.
('., Wm. Bryce&Co, New York,
Bateman & 'Rudderow, do. Mallett
& Pauhnin, du.
L J. LAB ARB .
Washington, N. (..., April 2
TAKEN Ul'by .he .ubriber,
living on the Raleigh road, five
u oVr . iU,mJ,u lr!y;
w.u a 9..m, A i uuiitAj
nuii mane anu long tail, about 5 or
0 years old, he has a black streak
down his back bone, and some
gray hairs where the saddle works
The owner is requested lo come
forward, prove property, and pa v
charges, or he will be dealt with as.
the law directs.
, , Jbhij J, Killebrew.
. Merchant Tailor,
Has just received his fall and
winter Goods, consisting of a hand
some variety of articles for.
which he is prepared to sell on ac-
icommodatin" terms, or have them
made up in the latest style. H al
so continues to keep on hand a few
articles of ready-madeclothing of his
own manufacture. Culling done at
the shortest notice
Tarboro Oct. 9
R ANA WAY from the subscriber
on the first of July, negro boy
JIM The said negro is about 19
years old, of a light complexion
and about five feet five inches
high He is supposed to be lur'-
ing in he vicinity of Tarboro'.
will give the above reward to any
person or persons who will bring
him to me, or lodge him in any jail
so I get him. All persons are here
by lorwarned not to harbor or em-
ploy said negro under the penalty
of the law. Ctider rfbrams.
Hamilton, July 30.
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Don't you want to
THE subscriber keeps constant
ly on hand, a large variety of vehi
sSuggicSn liar ouches &c.
of every style and finish.
lie also manufactures to order
any description of vehicles, from an
... cuun.ry.ami a.
prices as low as can be a forded any
He also carries on a large har
ness manufactory sets of harness
from $2 tt. 50.
chicles of every description re
. . ." .
n.oirfi ai siiuri nnticn anA nn ri.
onanie irrtiis i
Tiro subscriber will attend the
Court of Edgecombe, and be pre i
uii ia vui aoie icrnis.
J.QVFS jSFI SON
Greenville, Pitt Co. July 8.
Illflftl'l f T ill firm '
BRICKLAYER & PLASTERER,
& the adjacent counties, that he has
elt mottU to 31tmilt j
And is fully prepared to execute all ,
jobt in his line of business, that may !
be entrusted to him. Hehascompe-
tent workmen in his employ, and , C3Usctl t0 grow up spontaneously,
can give satisfactory assurances, throughout the world, such vrgeta
that all work entrusted to him will ,)lc properties as will at once cure,
1 1 it
be executed expeditiously and in a
Jn Waldo. Hamilton,
Wm. Norjleet Tarboro,
Stalon, Edgecombe Co.,
Goold Hoyt Greenville,
Hamilton, April 3.
THE subscriber has just recci-
veu a quaniy OI cotton Yarn,
di(reren! fibers, which he will
Sel! ver Iovv
Fr Cash or barter,
Persons desirous of purchasing
cheap, vill do well to call and see.
Jack John Bray
THE subscriber offers for sale his
well known Jack John Btaj, sev
P1 ni l 1,..,. r nrifl IlOG
proveil himself to bo i sure fo.l get
ter. He covers well, gets fine large
colts and shows lo advantage. I
wi , j on reasonable terms, if
applied for soon.
Auflr. 25, 1 8.5 1
Nails and Coffee.
Nails, by the keg, or retail and
coffee by the bag, or less quantity,
For sale by Geo Howard
Taiboro?, Xov. 4.
THE undersigned will advanrv
Cash, three-fourths (i) of tl,e ni
ket value here of Corn, Cotton , r &
ciuujs, cieposncd with I'.
for shipment to his friend J. G W; M
liams, Ei( , New York. ' .Y
W. II. WILLARD.
Washington, N. C. 7th Nov.
75 bbls. mess and prime PorT
for sale by V. J. WlLLAKJjT
50 bbls butter, sugar, ami so-
crackers, for sale hy
W. II. WILLARD.
35 hhtls. W. I. Molasses
15 bbls.N.O, do
for sale by W. II. WILLARD.
65 bags Rio and Laguayra eoffoc
for sale by V. U. WILLARD.
OYSTER SHELLS for sale,
livcred to the flats from the whir fin
this place apply to IV. II. IViliurd.
Washington, 9th June.
iffrs. A FORD,
WOULD respectfully inform the
public, that she has taken the House
lately occupied by Mrs Swann,a
a Hoarding-1 loose, and having
it thoroughly repaired, and fitted
with new and handsome furtiiiure
throughout, she wiJi be enabled ta
accommodate a number of transient
!or pcrman..t Hoarders in the best
' "manner. I he IIouso is as pleasant-
, situated as any
and a number of her best rooms will
be reserved for the accommodation
of transient visiters She can con.
j ndently bespeak the patronage cf r
ni. ...... -!. . i hydro;
musu ucsirous oi ooia n ntr a uoan
uuu or uic nrsr. ciass, as snc carbon
"a,lcrs herself that her arrange. . gaged 1
n'cnts cannot be surpassed tor com. .year,
' fort and convenience, and no ex- cubstad
;rrlmn tvill Ii r eniroil o' J rn ! n. (,i CtaDleS
w...,.. ..... y.-. v,.w4. (U
ja'' t0 happiness and 'content'
mcnt ot her guests.
The House is now open for the our i
rcccPl0n f permanent or day hoar-
ders. For terms, apply lo Mrs. Foi l.
JOIIU II. NlXtltl) S
Renovating Ointment and
H3RSE RENOVATING POWDERS.
THE author of our existence has
vhcn properly applied, all curaoie
diseases. The proprietor of these
truly valuable medicines mi;ht fill
a volume with Certificates and tes
timonials in favor of his articles;
but, considering such puffs wholly
useless, since they are so readily
manufactured, and made use of lo
such an extent to palm off some use
less trash upon the public, I shall,
therefore, state at once, the various
diseases that cm be speedily cmcd
by these Invaluable Horse Reno
vating Powders, viz: G lander?,
hidebound, and horse Distemper.
It also carries off all gross humor?,
and purifies the blond. It is also a
safe and certain cure for the heave?;
it will also cleanse, at once, th?
stomach and maw from bots, worms
&c.and again restore the stomach and
bowels to healthy action
Smith's Renovating Ointment
Is an invaluable remedy for horsey
in the cure of the following disea
ses: Fresh wounds. Galls, of all
kinds, Sprains, Bruises, Ringbones
Poll Evil, windgalls, Spavins, Stvte
ny, Fistula, Strains, Lameness, fotin-.
dered Feet, Cracks, ami Snatches.
The above articles are to be had
in most of the Cities and pr incipal
Villages throughout the United
Slates, and the Canada.
For .sale, wholesale and retail, at
John II. Smith' Depot, No 123
Fulton street. (2d floor,) New York.
Price, 25 cents per box for the
Ointment; 50 cts for the Upise Ii no
For sale by Geo. Howard
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as all ti
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. the clof
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