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MARCH 13, 1874
FftiVS aire ia bloom about Wilson.
Newborn is to hare a Chamber of
Hon. W. H. Battle is preparing an !
additional volume 01 his digest.
Horse thieves aro again at worit in
the neighborhood of Scotland Neck.
The prohibition war has already
begun in several Bections of the
A man in Sampson county recently
found a small bag chuck full of jold
The proprietors of the Portia Gold
Mine, Nash county, are making pre
parations for crushing quartz.
Gea. BraxtOD Bragg ia soon to visit
Wilmington in the interest of the
Cape Fear Water Works.
Mr. Carson has accepted the Solic
itor's place in the 9th' Judicial District
tendered him by Gov. ( aldwell.
The Irishmen of Wilmington are
going to celebrate St. Patrick's Day
ThieState contains about 32,OO0,(K'O
acres of land, about six and a half
millions of which are under cultiva
tion. The people around Bald Mountain,
McDowell county, are being fright
ened by earthquake shocks. They
are of daily occurrence.
The Wilmington library Associa
tion has invited Gove- nor Vance to
deliver his lecture, "Scattered Na
tions," in that city some time soon.
The Charlotte Observer says that
there are 74 car loads of fertilizers at
the depot of the Air-Line road in
that city awaiting shipment South.
Wilmington receives from 050,000 to
750,000 barrels of rosin, and 50,000
barrels of tar per year. The State
produces about 1,500,000 barrels oi
turpentine annually, valued at about
William Wilson, who killed the
Robeson outlaw, Andrew Strong, and
received $5,000 from the State for so
doing, recently committed suicide in
Fayetteville. He was a hard drinker.
Our friend Maj. J A. Engelhard,
of the Wilmington Journal, is spoken
of in connection ith the candidacy
for congress in the 3d district. He
would make an excellent representa
tive. ilaj. Nat. A. Grpgory, one of the
most intelligent farmers in, Gniivillc.
and Secretary of the celebrated Good
wyn Agricultural CI i!, has bee ni
the Agricultural Editor of the Caroli
A paper called The Mutual is soon
to be published at Charlootte. It is
to be edited jointly by tho younjr
ladies of the Charlotte Institute and
the Cadets of the Military Institute.
Th? gin-house of Gen. M. W. Ran
som, Northampton, was destroyed by
fire on Tuesday last. Some 5(J bales
of cotton were burned. It caught
from sparks from tho engine with
which the machinery was run. No
Eal. 2Vw; We learn that under cer
tain contingencies (which will be made
public shortly) an agent will bo ap
pointed to canvass this State ia the
interest of free schools, especially
graded Bchools. The expenses and
salary of this officer will be borne by
the Peabody School Fund.
It is said that even before the
breath had left the body of Captain
Betts, Superior Court Clerk of Gran
ville, Judge Watts, who has the ap
jxjinting power, received a number
of telegrams solict.ng tho appoint
ment. Eleven deaf mute pupils of tho In
stitution for the Deaf and Dumb and
the Blind were baptised Sunday even
ing at the Salisbury street Baptst
church in Raleigh. A large number
of the pupils of the institution have
recently connected themselves with
the Edenton street Methodis church.
The Wilmington Journal say3 the
Legislature j ust ended, is the shortest
regular session that has been hell
since Reconstruction hegan. In 16,
the so-called Legislature met in
special session in July and eat for f r-ty-five
days. It met aain on the
lGth of November in the same year
and sat one hundred and forty eight
days, five months lacking two day,
with the exception of two weeKs
during the Christmas holidays. The
same body met again on the 15t'i of
November, 1800, aud sat for one hun
dred and thirty-lour days, with the
exception of the usual Christmas hol
idays. In 1870 the Conservatives got con
trol of the Legislature. T o session
of that w nter lasted only on j hundred
and fifteen days, including ti:n forty -four
days of the trial of the impeach
ment ol Governor IIoi.dkn. 'I he 8 8
sion of the waiter of 111-72, lasted
only seventy five- days; the tession of
1872 '73 lasted eighty days; and the
session just endel, lasted o:ly suvu-ty-two
An Ohio paper bays: "Wali- ut ex
aggoration it is impo-jiiblo to procure
a glass ol liquor iu this town." 11
wo were in that town and wanted li
quor we'd exaggerate.
The best news that we have had
this winter from Columbia comes in
the shape of nn announcement that
tb Legislature is to adjourn at the
nd of the present week.
Mr. James Parton says: "Wo must
iiow accept it as an axiom that uni
versal sutirage, where one-third of
the voters cannot read tho language
of the country they inhabit, tends to
place the scoundrel class at the sum
mit of affairs.
A Nevada judge, after tho jury had
"been empanue'led ami counsel were
ready to proceed, puiled out a revolv
er and judiciously remarked : "If any
man goes frolicing around tho cjurt
room during the trial of this case I
shall interrupt him in his career."
The strictefet dtcoium prevailed.
Any one whe desires to speak of
'the Siamese Twins learnedly, wil.
call them Xiphopages of the class of
Terata-anacutadfih uia or for short
"Omphe ophagus X'phodidymu and
return thanks to tho Philadelphia
or adv KisV isi V'i : j
Advertisements will lie Insf-nosl in Tur. T.si i
it-SCTBaui M the foll.wing iat.-. Tenvlh'e
of uixi m, or uno im-li lengthwise w!l! astas-te.
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-Miu-ri:iKe. Funeral nni Obituary n..ties. not
moro than ten line ins.-r'.-rl i-ree or rnrxr.
Su bwcriptioii 2. 5(. If paid rath nt
time of xtiliM-ribiiiar S'-.OO. .
-. M. PKTTKNGILL & CO.. 10
State "Street, Iloston, ST l'ark Kow, New
York, and 701 Oh"-tnut Street, Piiilaiielphia,
nre our AeuiR finr proem 1112 ailTertisenieiits
for I hk l'.vQfi.itR ia the above cities, ami
atuhuiit'e.l to eoiiti-ac; for ailverti-ii.g at our ;
lowest iate. I
. JLOCAL fIATTERS.
Blowino. March winds.
Fn:'.:s. Watch for nre durhit; windy
Sit u. The market is glutted and still
Tiiesiiaxs. A number (;f our j'Jiing
men vie oruani.ing a Tliespiaa ()oi'p.
Blow Him Ui'. If your paper doesn't
come regularly, M.)w up the 1'ost M;ister.
ItECEii'T rot: Dull Times. Give a sixty
ilay note and you will no longer complain
of time pas-ing slowly.
SrenEMU C'oit.t. B. L. ami J. M. Per
ly, Ex'rs vs Merchants' Bank of Ncwbcru
ct al., from Edgecombe. Afllnned:
Tarboro' B. & L. Association Will
hold its regular monthly meeting next Mon
day evening. 7J o'clock.
Fit'iixs. A perimtntigo now
varies the monotony of our city
A Fact Woitri; Knowino. A two dol
lar hill will pay for lif ty-two copies of the
On: I'o.Niip.ATi latios. To our towns
man, Mr. Jacob Weber, on his happy exit
from the miserable state of bachelorhood.
May Iiappiness attend his marriage.
Tem! ei:ani x. Mr. W. T. Cobb delivers
lecture to-night at the hall of the Friends
of Temperance. We hope the members
will give him a full attendance.
C'oXva i.rscEST. We n. .t ice on ur si reets
again our Superior Court Clerk, Mr. John
Norrleet, who has been suffering for sever
al weeks with crys'.pcla.
Excitement.- -O.ir t.vn idlers enjoyed J can he had at less than cost to
a little exe'u i.t l .s. M.mday by witness- de.
ing a hoise r.iuni.tg down Main street with ' The Plows, Stoves, Tin and Woodeu
an empty buggy. A pretty thorough ' ware cct 0n hand, is offered a few davs
sainsh v-;. v.'?. the finale.
Rut. Road Chahtei:
injr copi'-s of the i!::irtei
. Persons desir
of the Se:iIoard &
Raleiph Railroad, rati obtain them by mak-
inp; personal application at this office or bv j
sending a pos'tij-'e .-tamp. ;
Memorial. If the F.lgccombe 3Icmori-
al A-s. cia'ioti is still in cxis'.cuee, (and
Heaven fm-bid that it should die !) let it see
that the May oli-errar.ee' are not put off
un'.il the k.j: moment.
Cotton C.sts 12- Cunts. A large and
Fuece.-bful fanner of our comity gires as
his opinion, that cotton cannot be made in
the Svnith with hired labor for less than 12
cents per pound. Is he c-ottect ?
Too Gooo. The article sent u: marked
'True, rich, rare and racy," was most too
rood to publish. There is such a thins
even iu eating sugar, you know, as getting
to a place where it tl eMi't taste goixl.
Rathei; Tuix. The custom, frerjucntly
induhred in, of .'-iik new onccm getting
a local notice with a promise of an adver
tisement has ..orn too thin and will no
longer p:t.-s at this ofiiee.
fv,,, , of. i, P ...l.-ortki-mc-u of
.Messrs. Pender ia Jenkins and mark the
correlation. These gentlemen arc mott
". .. ,
snccesrtul mercuants anil, or course, huerat
Cot'RsE ok Le' it An arrangement
has been entered into by a number of gen! lc
men of n;r city fur a course of public lcct
ur(s, ot.e even' two or three weeks during
the Spring. The series will be commenced
on the 27th ins:., V-y a lecture from John
L. Eridgcrs, Jr., I's,'.
Notice. We are requested to give no
tice that there will be a meeting of the Sec
retaries of the various Cringes of Edge
combe county at the office cf ('apt. Jno. S.
Dancy next Tuesday at 1 1 o'cl .ck, A. M.
Buine-s of ini)or'auce demands a full at
tendance. i Toe r'lKST. Mr. L. llellbi-ouer, of L.
j lie liifniiei ic Co., has gone Norlh for their
Spring toek. These gcntletnea sny, not
j witi.s antling li e panic and dull times, they
j will r ion have oiie of tlie largest aud tiiiest
stocks of clothing eve; prciited fo this
' ui.irket. Wa'.cli out for li.em.
Flue Wim :
free while ich.
-,V' .'!! 1 t-' M i.
School. The Tarboro
1 commence 1 oper.itiots
:iy ihi.icr the cuiitrol of
.Mrs. J. G. Cituiks, with thirty-two schol
ars. Ti.e ge'nM 1 room has been nicely and
C"i.if-r ably ie!ii!ed and there is no teas. in
now why ii;!s .-eaool s'.ioul.l not lie general
ly pr-'rouized by the c .mmuiiity.
Chanok of SciiEDi i.Es. The mail train
on the Sc.ibnar.l and Koaii'.ke Uaihoad will
leave Prrr?rii')u!h for Wel.lon at 5:50
o'clock A. M., ins tad of i$ o'clock A. 31.,
The up Wihuingtc it Expivs?, which lias
been due at Wel luu at 7:ti A. M. former
ly, from las' Mi.nday, will be due there at
8:0'J A. 1L, half hour later. The Peters
burg mail now leaves at 8:00 A. 31.
j Valuable Lor for S.vi.r.. We call the
I attention of our readers to the advertise
! mc.it of the sile, or rent, of the residence
' of Mis. M. E. Lewis. This is certainly
i one of the mo.-t tk'siralue locations in Tar
I boro, being retired and at the same time
convenient, having a pleasant house ana
beautiful nn 1 spacious grounds, and should
command the attention of any one looking
for a pleasant home.
Apply to Messrs. M. Weddcll & Co., for
Bishop Atkinson's Appointments.
Tarboro', (E.:s cr Sunday,) . . . .April 5th
Marlborough,-Pitt county, " Tih
Snow Hill, Stli
St. John's, Pitt county, " 10th
ir&Sai& Se&xary. Tuesday was
the last day for, payment o. instalUnetitaJ
the SemraaiyiFunafi Sufc wiij
brf;uSht!ma,Aldini8en rtai bsS fall"
amount of their notes.
Ve suggest ths alneetJig of the Stock-
holders he calTed id an'-wirty day, and the
matter be positively settled whether the I
proposed fitting is Co proceed or 'uo. J J
The LKCTriiE. Dn jTos. Jl.aker dc-
It vexed his lecture 01" oman and her
Lifluence," at the Ooui't Bfouse, last Mon
day night. We have heretofore expressed
axe views as to its merits, and the large
audience gathered to hear him and the at
tention aid his discourse were a flattering
corroboration of our opinion. ,
Will not other gentlemen immitate Dr.
Baker's exampleiuid lend their aid towards
giving onr community such entertainments
Ax JC-iiOSA I am composed of 18 let
My 8, 11, 7, 18, is a species of fuel.
My 18, 1, 15, 8, 17, is a very popular
My (, 14, 16, 18, is the name of a prison.
My 10, 4, 2, is' what we all do.
My 12, 5, 8, 9,-is a member of the hit
man frame. ( , . . i
My 5, 3, 13, is what all earthly things
must. have. . . i '. . . t - .
My whole is the name of a lovely and
most interesting baby. : '. : 1
1 Tue Gkange. Last Friday a council of
the Granges of Edgecombe county was
held at their hall in Tarboro for mutual
discussion, advice and co-operation. Not
withstanding the inclemency of the weath
er most of the granges were represented,
and the occasion was doubtless one of prof
it as well as pleasure. As to the pleasure
there can be no doubt (for who says a good
dinner is not pleasant ?) the council having
been treated to a spleudid repast, prepared
by Messrs. Jno S. Dancy, E. Cherry, 11.
C. Brown aud F. M. Charles.
Entries. The following are the entries
for the Member's Purse to be ruu for at the
Spring meeting of the Tar River Jockey
Owner b. g. Johnnie Reb, age C.
b. g. Billy, age 7. - ;
" ' cr. g. Ned, age 10. "
" cr. m. Kate, age 0.
b. g. Bolt, age 7.
' ch. f. I. O. I.
The purse for t5: 30 horses is also filled
Owner b. g. Gorge.
" roan g. Dexter.
' roan g. Nixis.
" b. g. Star.
To tue Merchants of Tarboro. The
unexpired lease of the " Teel Iron Front "
is offered for sale.
A new Miller's Inox Safe, the best
At Cost prior to closing the business.
Apply as above at
"Teel Irox Front."
March 13, 187-t.
UsiHrATiox. If these facts, that have J quite iromis.ug. That the road is needed
recently been explained to us are not true, : Jul -11 greatly ' t!ic S-'c:i- n through
. ,, . . . , . : which it Will pass, no one can doubt, but
the Board of County Comro.oncrs might mnvw:u ques;ion tLc present v and poll
do tl.emselres an advantage by setting them cy 0'f budd.ng any road that deniatids an
in the true light before the public. ; immense outlay, along the line of this road.
Iu a certain .Townslup.iaaaw at place j The ctmntry is but spaisely settled mid the
and parties can he given if desired) two
white men, Demecrats of course, were
elected upon the echoed Ixiafd, which seems
not to have met the approbation of the
County Commissioner's, No notice of the
time to qualify was consequently served
upon them and the first tiling they knew
two good and " loil " Rads had their place.
If there is no error in these facts, this is
an instance of outrageous usurpatioa.
Dyupepuia. Of the numerous important
discoveries in medicine of late, few are re
garded with more interest than those which
relieve a very common disease in onr coun
try, to wit : Dyspepsia. Among these rem
edies, none attract more attention at pres
ent than Dr. Wade's "Liver Corrector."
We are well acquainted with the gentlemen
if desired) two
who prepare it, and take pleasure in stating
that it is all thev claim for it, aud their
' tes'imomals are from the most prominent
; inedic.u nieu iu our laud. ii. JouruaL
C noi Pkospect. From conversations
with leading farmers cf our county we find 1
that we were in error as to the backward- !
uess of farm operations this season. 13ct- I
ter imformation assures us that work is go- ;
ing on rapidly and that up to this time, the
prospect is flattering. One of the best in-
cations of the energy with which our farm- '
ers are working is seen in the small attend- I
ance in town and the economy that seems
to be practiced in the households as -well as
upon the farm-;. Tuesdays and Saturdaj's,
iwuallv Imsv tlavs in town, iiass almost tin-
noticed, and their are evidences that but
few things are bought that can well he d:s
icnsed with either for the family or farm,
There ia true backbone in Edgecomlie
farmers and, let cotton command what
. . . . , , , .,
puce it will, it wiU be found that a consul-
eiable numher of her planters are annually
adding to their permanent wealth.
Cor.Niv Finances. From our worthy
Treasurer, who, by the way, we take this
occasion to say deserves the thanks of our
county for his faithful diligence in olliee,
we elicit the following facts as to the tax
of the county and the distribution of the
public school fund.
Tlie foil iwing are the figures of las:
year's tax of the county of Edgecombe
rendered the Treasurer by the Sheriff. Of
course the State tax is not included under
44 general tax :"
General Tax, $20,896 7i
Poor " s,crtr 18
School " S, tWO 03
Total, '. $SK,433 i7
Tne Ti-easjrer has received from Raleigh
for the School Fund the sum of $ (530 20,
and a week or two ago from the Sheriff of
. r ., c- rtt , ,
the county for the same t?o,000, making a
v ' '
total now in his hands of $5,C3 20, wdnch
at a late meeting of the County Board of
Commissioners was apportioned as follows:
. - 74.34 ,
) t?2,ip4.?0 , $3,531.30
There in still due the School .Fund from
the late 'retiring Sheriff $6,787.37, : and
from the present incumbent, $3,930.03.
Dasci.no School, Mr. Jas II, IWley,
known to our citizens as the proprietor of ,
Bailey's Varieties, here before the warind a j
maeotftA dancing teacher during, the past i
whiter in Wilmiugton, proposes to com- j
meuee a dancing school at Ted Hull in a j
few day - lie professes to teach all the j
fashionable dances of the day. Mr. Dai-j
ley's experience for years in the theatrical
business illi cit render him of considernMc ,
! proflt to our infant Thespian CVq
Little Cuekk Changf. "Was organized
by V. It. Knight, of Wilson, a week or
two ago with the following officers:
James T. Howard, Master.
W. B. Whitley, Overseer.
N. M. Worsley, Lecturer.
John L. Cobb, Steward.
. A. Cherry, Asst. Steward.
Jesse Ilarrell, Chaplain.
John Waneu, Treasurer.
Wm. A. Jones, Secretary.
George W. Standi, Gate Keeper.
Mrs. Alice M. Cobb, Ceres.
Miss G. R. Standi, Pomona.
Miss Jetmett A. Standi, Flora.
Mrs. Virginia Jones, L. Asst. Steward.
Runn vmede Si-nixa Races. At a late
meeting of the Tar River Jockey Club the
time for holding the Spring races was
changed from the Snl and 4 th to the 7th
and .sth of April. A special race was also
added for a fine saddle presented to the
Club by Mr. J. II. Brown.
Special Race Purse, line saddle en
trance S2.00, half a mile, single dash.
Trained horses barred. 1st horse, saddle,
2nd, a line bridle.
Tho following are the Judges for the 1st
day : Messrs. E. Cromwell, II. A. Dowd,
Jno. W. Gotten, W. II. Powell and Elias
Stewards Messrs. B. F. Eagles and J.
Judges for Cue 2nd day are Messrs. W.
II. Knight, F. M. Charles, J. Mc.Ienkins,
John W. Pippeu and Dr. D. B. Batts.
Stewards Messrs. John Price aud Geo.
The races will commence at V A. M.
and close at 3 P. M.
The Tournament will enmmrac? at 3
P. M. each day. Gen. W. G. Lewis has
been selected Chief Marshal, and Mr. II.
L. Staton, jr., Orator fur the occasion.
Assistant Marshals: Messrs. Geo. Battle,
Jos. S. Staton, John Philips and Dr. Mark
Pitt. Judges: Messrs. Wm. Weathersbee,
K. Harper, John J. Battle aud Dr. Jcs. II.
There will be three ring3 and ihree lilts
each day. The successful Knight will re
ceive a tine srddle, and the '2nd a bridle.
Entrance $5.00. All Knights will report j
to Gen. W. G. Lewis, Chief Marshal, bv i
April tith. JNO. S. DANCY,
11. C. BornxE, Seci clary.
Seaboard and F.aleigli R.
j Eduue ExyriiiKK-SoiTiir-KNEU:
! I see by your i.-suj of FehiuMy 'Mill, i
' that an orgaii'.zat;o;i has been ellcc.e.l uc- ,
; der the charter granted the "Seaboard and !
! Raleigh Ra hvay Company," and I am led
to liel.eve, bv the evidences lief ore me,
that the prosject of builaiiiir this road are
., . .. ' , .
cuilist llic i:jlilill in MHiu uiit- new wri-
tiers aud the towns have considerable in-
crease, in population, after the road is
completed, and therefore both are equally '
interes ed in seeing the enterprise succeed, ;
as every new citizen brings something or ;
soon gathers assets that are susccptablc of i
taxation aud this increase in tnat line I
woul 1 provide to some extent for paying 1
interest on any bonds that the counties
might, AFTEU MATT HE DEUBEli.VTON, COll- j
elude to is-ue in aid of the road. j
It is to be hope that the counties will aid ;
the enterprise, for unless they do it will j
vanish into air and there remain. 1 siy i
this because capital sts are not going to :
bu.ld the road unless the people aie sath- ;
c.cutly intere.-ted iu it to ass.t-t them. If '
however the cuintie do reader aid they
ought to profit by experience and do s i iu i
a way that wdl guaran:ee to theui the full-
est protection for their assistance, liere- ;
tofore it has been quite a trer.eral cus;oin
tor counties or towns to msue
bonds to aid !
in liuiLling Ihiilroads and receive for the :
same tU.cK, but so many lo.-ses have lieen
sustained in this way of exenanging good
bonds lor bad stocks, that this mode has j
been abandoned antl a much safer one, for j
the counties, adopted. Now eouuiy bonds ;
arc e.C lauge ililcforhrs, int.: .;.ige bonds of ,
the roads, aud :vs the c .unities pay the in
terest on their bonds, the road lt-s.ies them !
stock, at market price, in payment for
said interest. The rule for hsuing bonds j
is varied by c'nc.ms.ai.ces, t-ome count.es i
are benefited nunc Hum others, while the t
grad.ng iu soni: is more expe.i.-ive tu.m m i
ctlicis, and hei.ee the enaracter ol the
i n,a(- the ,.) aL1(. i,ei.t.nts to be de
; rived from it are question-' that must posi-
tively guide the counties m the
1; suing ot .
the r bonds. To illastiate. Tiie load w.ll j
nm iivcr mur'i morn of ni irtin e lantvthail I
( Ktlgectinibt or Ihtt, and yet thel ei.etit that !
j the two List wdldciive from it will, prob- j
I ably, he ettually as great or greater than j
j a".v Malt!n caiiever hope to gain by it, ,
! e.)hs;rue'ion. rnus vou see tuat Julgc-
c,,mlit, illul Pitt) wiu; their short paris of ,
, the hue. outriit nrohaLlv, lo coutiioute us j
, much or more ai 1, to the ni.le, than Mar
! tin. Another plan that is sjinclimes
' avloted is for ti.e counties to receive a
! diiect mortgage on tue bed of tue road
traversing lucii usec.ive territory. T.iiS
; security is not as good as firs', mortgage
bonds on the entire road. Counties ien
dering aid ia tnis way cm atl!o;d to lie far
j more l.bn'al than in oa-e.s where tlicy sim-
ply c.cha;sge the.r bunds for stocks, which
j may not pay. T.iis i.-siing of bonds 1 1
j aid corporations that sell tl.e same and
af;ei Uiiag tne proceei's to gratie aiid ra 1
j tlie road, s mjl ; to mortgage or sell iu lo
i otheis, h;,s bee. ime a thing of the pus, in
! iiiterpr.s ng countries, andno-.v that North
i Carchua seems ir.cLi ed to arouse from her
j 44 sleep of ye.us " it hec.-mcs the uu!y of
! her Cii.Lhea to see thai, every s.ep her peo
j pic c.iutempl.ile taking should be thoroilgh
j ly c-mvassed and understooil ere it is taken.
Xvi one would reio.ee more than the wil er
i lo see Haleitj.i cjucected, bv another line,
with the Roanoke, but lie is net w.lhug to j
see the ppeoplc of his n.itive section (East- ;
; ern Nor.h Carolina) aid any thing or anybody :
' uu'ie.-s t.'iev do so with their eves open and 1
. . . i . 1 m ;
! ia away that posi.ielv pro.ee s them;
; aga;118l nall,.Ccss.iry loss. ' A narrow guage j
j 1 a lroad (:' i'ec ) from Ph. mouih to Ral-
; t'-gh, via. Jamesville, Wilhanison, Be:hel, j
I 11"-,orJ a"11 'JoyiieiB or ioci.v jitmiit, i
wun a iiraac.i iroiu iJii.uci or bouu s-uiauic ;
point to Greenville, would unqtieilionuhly j
pav, but a uroad gunge roau woui.i ruu in
.1..I.1. . -. T. . , M ,,..,.,1.1 ,1 nil
I UlUi I- CI IC.ll. 1 lit ii.o. -.wu.il u.
the carrying the country clong the lii.e
would require for the next ten year.s and
bv that time the problem of whether a
h'roail guage roiul would pay or uot would
certainly be sjlved.
It wiil not pay to stop the road short of
"Dli-foit-U tinil if tho mn.l rMi1il hit n.i rtn,1.
eel to some jiohit opositc IklentoD, ou the j
Albermaile Sound; it would he decidedly
advisable." Of course this cjuI.1 not be
done unless a suitable harlior could he
found for shipping. I have used too much
of your space now or I would like to sty
"oae or two more words," I may let you
hear from me again. By all means ue
your influence to get the counties to aid
this roai, but do not lot them go security
for it unless they are properly protected. I
If it is a worthy and honorable enterprise
fccurity will not be refused but gl.idly ;
C. L. C. J
B. H ijjli, friend P, I noli .-c yru :lr.- not
weariivr voitr Specs now.
S. Til 1:1!: yoa friend ti, 1 ma h:ippy to
st.itc i:iy siuht U about restored, by using a
pair o! I'.at'iit Eve Cup? a few times that 1
saw advertised by BELL in thi Enq'iirer.
Soiitliri n- r l:ic!y, eost- only ?'..V.
I!. Gr:irious inc ! I tliou-j-Iit it a liuinliug,
I vil! go ,tt m:e :irid sret a pair; for Specs
are suc li a bother.
LIST OF J.I'TTEItS
Remaining in the Post OfSce at Tarboro'
March tuh, 1873 :
Persons calling for letters on this 'list,
will please say "advertised. " If not called
for in 30 days, they will be sent to the
Dead Letter Office.
B L. Boston, Sidney Boner, John II.
Bright, R. F. Butts Tas. B. Blair, Har
C Frank Caraway, Wilson Carr, John
Crane, Miss Ann Carney, Robert. Creecv.
D Daniel Ira, (2) Harriet Drake. Miss
Mrs. Laura Eiheridge.
F Henry Ford, Aloon Foreman.
G James Gardner.
H Wimiy Hudson, J J Hopkins,
James Harris Alfred Herring, Mrs Betty
Hargrove, Miss Hellen Harris.
J HiUiard Joyner, AY W Johnson,
L D C Lyme, Miss Kate M Lamb, Sid
M Guilford Moore, Mrs Sallie Mayo,
J T Mathews, Mis W F Mannintr, Seaton
Mason, W R Moore.
() Wm Odam.
P Wilhert Pcnw, Nathan l'amell, Miss
S W G Stuart, James Scott, Lucie G
Spaukling, Miss M N Standi, Miss Sue
Sparks, Miss llattie Scarborough, J A
Steele, Thomas Southland, Daud Staton.
T Raiford Terry.
W Miss Mary L Ward, AV Y Warren.
II. II. Shaw, P. M.
l.iessc-d nre they who seek relief from
" Liver Complaint," ' Biliousness," Bad
Bioo l, Pimples, Blotches Eruptions, Rough
Skin, Salt Milium, Eresipela and Scrofulous
diseases by tUe use of l)r. Pierce s Alt. Ext
or Golden M-dieal Dicovery, for they Khali
lie happy in knowing that the cure is com
plete. Sold by Druggists.
Euiiiieiu Men of Science have discovered
thiit electriclly and migneiism are rlevelop
ed in the sys-tPni from the iron i';; tie blood
Thii accounts tor the debility, low spirit,
and Lick of eiierov a person leols when this
i vital element becomes reduced. The Peru
I v in 11 Syrup, a protoxide of iron, supplies the
j til. t.id with its iion elomem, aiid in the only
t. it tn in winch it H possible tor it to enter
Mak". Mosey fast and honorably, $12.00
! per day'oi 7") pfr week, by at once apply
I u for a territorial riaht, (which are given
j free t- agents,) to sell the bst, strongest,
i t useful, and rapid sellins; Sewins
! Machine, and Patent Button Hole Worker,
I ever use.! or lecouinieuded by families, or
; bur m.e I'.r your own U'-e ; it is only $o.
I Sent 'ice pve: here ly express. Addres
! all or.lers to "fcUCKL AND SEWING MA-
i'llINF. Cor. Gtei!vvhich & Coitiaudt Sis,
I Oct. 4-1873. C'u.
CORRECTED WEEKLY BY
: O. C. PARRA.R & Co.,Grocers
; MAIN STREET,
' f 'PA.ItJ30RO', ". C.
Home production are quote-', .it i.he buylna
pru-e, and all others at the eeliiuif prieo from
Bacon S C. H uns, in cfuivis?, per lb. -lSe
Shoulders " mj;c
Sides, tmck bone aid rib,
Bt LK Meits. Shoulders, per lb
ItEEF. Fresh, per Ih.
Spiced Family per lb
Baogino,. per yard,
H KB WAX ? l-'-
- HJ 1 7
- ! (i? IHc
( t 70 00
CoTTox. er pound,
Cotton Yaks, per bunch,
Corn, per bushel, .-
Kgos, per dozen
KLofi; Patapsco family ! bbi-
Hiues Dry fflb.
I iion Ties, f3 lb.
Laki, 5 lb.
1e.L, per bushel
OxinNS, per l u-hel,-
Pohk iles perbbl.--Rnmp,
Potatoes, sweet, per
?0 00r2 50
Irish, per bushel-
Peas, pir buhel,
S.lt, i. A. per sack,
Liverpool, per sack,
3 acs a on, per U,
I'E, per ll,
TaI.i.iiw, per It .
Whiskey, per irallon,
2 002 50
S0 00(f$2 00
.1 50r-i U0
New York Markets.
New York, Mirob U. G P.M.
Co' ton weak: sales 1.411 bales; uplands
1GJ; uiieai.s ICS.
15ai.timore. March 11. 6 l
Cotton duii; iriilill nsis 15 7 8.
Norfolk. Match 116 P. M.
Cotton quiet aiid steadv; h w middlings
I POULTRY YARDS.
OFFER for f.iie El'its fir hatchimr from
ihe viirii'th'S of Pun Bicil Lund and Wa
i tr Fow ls at $2 50 for rinzen.
1 I.rk and Litrht P. a' 111.1s, Butt, B'ark,
I W'hhe and Partridge Cochins Brown White
I bciTborns While and Silver lrcy Dnrkinsrs,
I Plymouth Hocks, Horeihins B ack Kctl, Earl
j D.-rby tniil l'ilc G. itnes Kouen nnd Aylesbury
I Duck. Toulouse and Bremen Gee?e. I war
j rant one liilfof ench dozen Elits 10 h tich it
ili.-y do 01 I will replace them for .10 cents
11. -r (hiZ'-n. Eiri'S R' nt C- " D if desired.
! "Send stiino for circular. Give me a 1 ri I.
! " ' ISAAC I.YNDE,
! Marlb.n o, Stark Co , Ohio.
! Feb. in. tf
A RARE CHANCE
IaV WES TMEYT.
One Fourth interest in the
Works fur Sale.
t 11 EKE BY OFFER, FUK SALE MY ONE
I'oni-ih int. re-t in the Edgeconibi! Aj;ricul
111 a! Works. For particulars, address
A. J. HINK8, Wiis.m, X. C.
j linn. GF.OUGK HOWARn.Tarhoro'.N.C.
! July 2ti. tt
' i-J.. ' 1 . LJ V ? JL. A IrC
j AQNT Jr'(J-l thh
, Celobrated Wheeler & Wilson
! WL:cn -sukPASSES all other .Machines.
Homo Shuttle Machine,
which is THE IJEST cheap Machine in Use.
Price from $23 to $75.
The pnblic is invited to call and ex
amine my Machines before purchasing.
Ofiiee on Pitt Street, a few doors from Maiu,
TAIlBOltO', JV, O.
Tjec. 7, 1872,
W.M. T. UAKHIS0X & 10..
Commission Merchants, !
r,K i'd roit - THE " i
Powdor Co. !
ETIIVAN GUANOS, &C.
1, 2, U, & 4, , -l Harrison's What I, i
3D n. XT Gr Cr
DRUGS. PATENT MEDICINES,
StC, &r.C, asc.
opposite the "Enquirer" Olli
TARBORO. N C.
A RARE CHANCE I
and Bar Room
ITH nil their aopnrtrnanccs. doincr n
given for selling.
Feb. 20, 1ST4!
N. M. Lawrence
Patapsco (Huano, Gilham's
Fertilizer, Oyster Shell
Lime, Potash Salts
ON HAND AND FOR SALE.
Give him a call. jan.oO-tt'
R. A. SIZER,
Tarboro', N. C.
LLKIVUS OF COUNTRY PRODUCE
taken In exchange, such an Raw Hides
Fill s. &c.
TERRELL & BR0.,
STAPLE DRY GOODS,
Near the Bridge,
Tarboro, IXT. o
No. 176 Main Street, Norfolk, Va
Jas. F. Carr & Co.,
Finish al! Classes of
from the Card Miniatnre to Life Size.
Oil Colored Portraits iu a thoroughly ar
tistic style. Also, views of BniMinus, Steam
ers, Yachts, Sc. lVb. 3m.
A Splendid Opporloniij.j
THE underi;ned, havinjr determined to
leave North Carolina, oth-rei his emire I
stuck of i
Books Stationary and
It presents to those wishing to embark in
an excellent chance to !
The stockiBncwandpomplew.ho most of it
having tieen selected this PnU. To parties
wishing; to pu'chnse, I will give nilisliiciory
rt-:i-ons for elosbig out, and will fIiow from
niV books the annua' Fnh-s have largely In
creased over each preceding year, and will
soon attain propoitions commensurate to Its
For further particulars apply to the under
signed at the Tarboro Book Store.
II. M. WILLIAMS.
Jan. 9, 1873. tf.
hphkee rooms over the brick
' S,0re, third door from be Court House.
"PI" l" XVUL.L.L. iS.
larboro', Feb. 0, 1871. tf.
La Pierre House,
BROADWAY EIGHTH STS.,
THIS In a desirnhh; House lor business men
or laniilies, be i n ir first class, eluuant and
ecitral. Parties who can appreciate a good j
table will find the " La I'Iekks " THE llou-e
to stop at, iu New York. Board and room S'i j
per day. Kooms $ I per daj . '
4 C. 1$. ORV 18s Proprietor.
July 20, 1S7:J. ly I
J. A. W1LL1AUS0.V
AND UEALEIl IX
Boots & Shoes, Tin ahd Wood
en Ware, &c.
Main (St., - Tavboio',N.C.
Mr. l.aFayette Moore will take la..urc in
acjotniaodatini; cuototucrs. aj.l i'.l-ly.
Bank of New Hanover,
Wilmington, . v-
Capital & Surplus, 8350.000
BRANCH AT TARBORO1, N. C.
M. WEDDELL, Preset. J. D. CUMSTUTQ, CasVr
M itihrvr Weddell. John S. Dancy, .
Fred. Philips, John N'oi fie. t,
W. ii. Lewis, Klislia Cromwell, j
This Bank tranactn a geneial bankinar 1U9
ines. toil-eta in any part of the United j
Slate.-. Bins and sells Mold, bilver, Ex- i
ch n t;e. Did 1! ink Notes aud Stocks.
Fen. JO, 1S74. tv. I
pkFFK'E on Pitt Street, ndjolnin;; D. W.
J Hurt's Tailoring Estublii-hnieni.
Ajintv to 11. II. ROWE.
Feb 20, 1874. t!.
Lumber for Sale.
I have on haud and for sale V2 0G0 feet of
inch plauk, which will be sold on
I will also furnish any other kind of Lum
ber on short notice.
Utf Dunuers can nave tin ir mns nneo ann
Agents for J. 11. Pipnen & Co.
Feb. 13. 1871. Sm
. '-.- . NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. -
healer lmirfrsrsT and mi?t vashiov ah t
JiLCK WATWPAKLOK, L1DRAKY AND CAfl.M liKK
And of the ntort.
Prr-i'otiP t, '
:iporb sv!anJ liuiali. Alvj
Frere. fWtioirrt, Libmrr
Carpels, Oil Ctotlis, Mattings, Window Sliudos & Wall Paper.
(iive me a call before mirehnbher elsewhere. All (foods warranted us r.'picsenti-J
OFFICE AND SALEROOM,
Vew XOS. 2-7 AND 209 MAIN STREET. Old NO. 5S AND r.O,
.fR-yTATTF.XT10XT0 1i,aHii.l.iieh. The only A-ent in tho City for Flak'
ftlet.i.ie Buri.il Cases. Maho-ony and other Coffins furnished it the shortest notice ; ns also
Uim-itres with the i.est He.irne iu the city, and the I'atem Rj-jht Corpse, freserver in the cllv
and surroundiii!; country. j-et, o-3m
Turbine Water Wheel.
Poole &z Hunt,
Maunfiiftiirers J"or the South aud Southwest.
Nearly 700f) now in ne, working nnder brads
vnryintr Irom 2 to 2u feet ! 24 sizes,
from h lo 00 inches.
The most powerful Wheel iu the Market.
And mopt econora'ca1 in ne of Water.
Lirgo n.T.csTUATEn Pamphlet sent post free.
MANUFACrUKEKS, AI.S.J, OF
Portabh: and Stationary Steam Engines and
Hoilers, Bibcock & Wilcox Patent, Tubulous
Boiler, Ehm-h' Crush.-r for Minerals, Saw
atidGiist .Mills, Flonrins Mill Machinery,
Machinery lor White Lead Works and Oil
Mills, Shnrtine Pnlleys nnd Hangers.
SEND FOlt CIRCULARS.
Feb. 20, 1S74.
Manufacturer and Dealer in
Bridles, Whips, Horse Cov
ers, Saddle Cloths,
in fact, evcryihinjr usinlly kept in a firut else
MA IK STEEET, OPPOSITE TEE C0UKT HOUSE,
Tarboro', 3X. O.
Oct. 11. 3-tf
W ath liii; ton, ?!. C.
Moses J. Fowler, Proprietor.
THIS HOTEL (tonnerly the Adams' Ho
tel,) has been newly ftinii&hed and thorough
ly renorated and is Lhis day opened for the
accommodation of ll e public. I am prepar
ed to take boarders bv the
DAY, WEEK OR MOXTll,
ar.d will spare no effort to roaka them com
fortable. My tab'e shall be supplied with
ihe Ikm in the market, aud ray cook is num
THE PAT RON AO C OF TnE TRAVELING
Come once, and if you do not come aain,
it shall not be tnv f.iul'.
MOSES J FOWLER.
Washington, X. C, Jan. C, 1S74. 4t
WWtM HOUSE !
TT1E undersiirned have this day entered In
to a Copartner-hip to carry on ihe Auc
tion and Comruisi-ioa business, under the
O. WILLI AT2 S & CO.
Auction rejularly evc.-y iaturdarand TneR
day, and ..t Mich oilier times as ihe demand
may 1 tquo e. Ji.ntimii.l. lii3 -"obctled. Goods
of all descriptions taken Chirac of and mild
Teim C.-.sh, tin ess specially mrrced upon wiili
consignees. ur i tl'iit shall be to t;ive satiij
faetiuu 'ind, by proiuptn-s rj bitiine-s, hope
to merit j.itronae. Oiheij and Store on
Main (Street in front of Coin t Houms.
O. Wi liams lias been regularly enirased in
the Aueiiou i.usiness lor the past five years,
and feeln confident of his ability to irive sat
isfaction. O. WILLIAMS,
N. M. LA WHENCE.
T.n boro', Feb. 13, 18V4. lm
Dissolution cf Copartnership
rl "II E Coiirtnerliip heretofore existing nn-
1 dr the firm nanus of Farr.v, I'ippen &
Co.. termiuaien to-day ly limitation and mu
tual consei.t. The business of the ctmeern
will be settled by O. C. Farrar and Wm. M
Pippcn. 1). C. FAHR K,
WM. M. PllTEN,
Jan. 1, 18" t. F. S. HOTSTEK.
I 1 Pllb
nndersiT.i'-'' ber leave to Inform the
2. pub ic . h it th y have thw day cnleied in
I to a co artnetsi'io lor imiuluentnif the bust
I uess nf ircMi-i :.! ue-ri h.oi lis" under the firm
I name ofO C. FAKKAK CO. They can be
louud ai their old htand. where they will be
Had to serve tin ir lrii inls as heretofore,
Viih lh inks tor past obn rations ihey retpect
fully tohcit a coutiiinancu of the fnni",
O. C. cAKRAR,
Jan. 1st, 74.-tf
. a. HOYSTEK.
CUAMiiElU & HAULS,
-B-r.ALF.KS IN FINE JEWELRY, FINE
Watches Slei lin-x Silver
Ware Silver l':ated Ware,
gT Fii" W eche l-'epiir-d Faiihfnlly
and eietiiiih-aiiv. au l Warranted
' ... .TALlIiOiiO, N. C.
Jan. 5, 1ST-.'. 1-tt
AT HIS OLD "STAND,
NY rtjle of Vchlele nnuleto ordsr
ING, :id t&cbl'kt ith AiBpafch
! TV' . X . . I jl rTm&v 1 1 n 1 lanarifl -
Oct. U, lb7J.-tf.
Oct. U. 187J.-tf.
I ORIIilWIL wsmi
j choice ;wojri,iaeut 01 Tahkn, Wardrobes
nnd Bonk Crtien, Pnt Treen, snrt Vhat-Xot. '
conij.i.'tH iin- ui
The only known remedy for
! And a positive lemedy tor
i GOUT. GRATE!,. STRICTUHES, DIABE
TES, DYSPEPSIA, NERVOUS
Non-retention or Incontinence of Urine, Ir
ritation. Inflamation or Ulceration of th
BLADDER & KIDNEYS,
Lencorrhcra or Whiles, Diseases of the Pros
trate Gland, Stone in tlie Badder,
Colcuhis Grarel or Biickdnst Deposit and
Mucus or Milky Discharge".
Permanently Cure all Diseaies of the
BLADDER, KIDNEYS, AND DRorSlCAL
Existina in Men, Women and Children
tW NO MATTER WHAT THE AGE. '
Prof. Steele says : One bottla of Kear
ney's Find Extract Bitch u is worth more
than all other Bnchns combined."
Price, One Dollar per Bottle, or Six Bot
tles for Five Dollars.
Depot, 104 Duane St., New York
A Physician in attendance to answer cor
respondence and give advice eratis.
if Send Stamp for Pamphlets, free.
Nervous and Debilitated
OF BOTn 8EXES.
A"a Charge for Adviec ami Coutuitutiun.
Dr. J. It. Dvott, graduate of Jefferson
Medical Collec, Philadelphia, author ot
eveial valuable votk, ran bo consulted on
all diseases of the Sexual or Urinary Or
eans, (which he has made an especial
studyl either in male or female, no matter
from what cause oriiiiiatii2 or of how long
Rtmndinsr. A practice of 30 years enables
him to iroat diseases with suecess. Cures
suaranteor!. Charges reasonable Thos
at a distance can forward leties desciibing
symptotns and enclosing stamp to prepay
Send for the Guide tn Health. Price 10l
T T nrnTT m i
Physician and Surgeon. 104 Duane St., X. Y.
JUST RECEIVED !
'jO planting potatoes.
100 BAGS SEED ats-
QQ BBLS. FLO OK.
100 BBL8' PORK-
200 T0NS LIME'-
At the Wholesale Floute of
8. 8. NABH &, CO.
Tarboro', Feb. 0, 187-1.
Tarboro', N. C.
0. F. ADAMS, Proprietor.
HTHIS HOTEL IS NOW OPES FOR THE
1 accomod ulon of the traveling public,
and no pains will be spared to make all who
ptop nt thin H.itet comfortable and pleasant.
The table will bo supplied with the best the
market alfirds, and served np.br experienced
hand . The proprie'or duly ask a trial, for
the public to he convinced.
0. F. ADAMS.
Jan. i, 1674. tf.
C. Jordan & Son,
ANP PBALEHS IX
Foreign and Domestic Fruits, Nuts,
Pickles, Preserves, Brandy Fruit, Be
eais. Canned Goods, Toys, Fire
Works, &c, &.C,
Stov, No. 172 Main Street. Factory, dZ
Sfpt. C, 187'. Cm.
M. L DIM & BRA,
TARBORO', N. C.
T.L kinds of REPAIRING promptlv at
'SL tended to. They now occupy their NEW
CARRIAGE S-.HOPS. Knquire for the New
Shops near M dn Street.
Au,'. '.'3, 1S73. ly
i 3 " LiUI -J
il-. , . -rt T - l 1
i 3 enriilia, rues, Jircw;u:ne,
j j Liirrhj?:t, Hnils, Sorpness,
TvVJ;.u-h RcaM-s, Wound.-?,
S ir4 T'u o:t1, Ulcers, Uruises,
i i i?a:natLsui, llemarrliases
at! t, ' GIIDCn
1 ' TV 3 3m J
if US' uunua "