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Charles & Williamson,
2'iiblislicrs uiiil Proprietors.
THE CONSTITUTION OF C'-'R FATHERS.
W.P.WILLIAMSON, - - Editor,
JAS. C. CHARLES, - Associate
TAltriOHO', . o.
Friday, : : January 22, 1S75
PLEASE EXPLAIN THIS, GEN.
It makes all the difference in the
world whether it is your bull that
was gored, or my ox. When Mr.
Kellogg chose to superintend the
organization cf the Louisiana Legi
islature the other day, and to do
termine who had a right to sit in it,
he had no trouble in obtaining the
services of the United States anuv
to expel the persons whom he
judged not to be members; and the
President emphatically approved
me transaction until rne lnuijjnauon
of the country and the threatened
uproar at Washington forced him
to acknowledge that its propriety
was 'perhaps a debatable question.'
But it may be as well to rcmom
ber that three years ago United
States marshal Packard and other
representatives of the Federal pow:
er at New-Orleans arrested Gov
Warraoth on a charge of interfering
with the organization of the L
laturc in other word-?, doing jus
what ivellogg has new drne wit!
the aid of United States troopy
The right of the Governor to inter
ferfi with the organization of the
Legislature did not seem to bo
debat. 'able question' then, did it 't
The only difference between the
two cases is that in 1872 the Gov
ernor was opposed to the Custom
house faction, and in 1875 h? i3
sustained by it.
What a gigantic fraud and iiil.se
pretense the connection of the
''Washington government with this
Louisiana scandal lias been from
! he first. Warmoth and his sun
porters were arrested in order that
'.he Custom house party-might get
possession of the Legislature dur
ii:2 their absence: and while Packed
v is thin pretending to protect the
iieneral Assembly from outside in-
N-rfercnce, Casey was sailing up and
Sown the river with acargo of Sena
tors on board a revenue cutter,
keeping them out of the reach of
i!ie Sergant at -Arm? so a quorum
ald not be assembled until
;!se Custom house had secured a
TE3 W02LD IN ASMS.
It is now confidently asserted by
;!ie leading English authorities says
:'te Petersburg yews, that a first
class European war is now irnmi
iont. Germany is sai l to be arm-,
i-igen masse, and that all tho sur
v Minding powers are compelled to
lo likewise to meet tho approach
ing issue. What Germany has won
in territory ;uvl power, has been
won by armies, and her statesmen
and rulers know full well that, like
all military conquest, they can only
be successfully held by thi same
We have a pratica1. illustration of
this truth under our eyes in the
case of Louisiana. The Kellogg
government was won by the federal
bayonet, and it is confessed by
even leading republicans, that usur
pation can only he upheld by the
presence of federal tools. Take
away Sheridan and his military
and the government of Louisiana
would at once fall into iightfnl
hands, and peace be restored with
out disorder or the shedding of one
dropofblx'd. A government in
augurate'! by force, is the most
grinding of despotisms.
And now it appears that the
President has placed troops at the
disposal of the Piadical Governor of
Mississippi, and that Sheridan re-
cognises Crosby as the rightful
sheriff of Vicksburg. So we go.
Troops will soon be stationed in
every Southern State before the
next Presidential election.
Tho seizure of a llomari CVholic
seminary by the Prussian autho:
ties and the severe punishment of
the bislr.-p and ; lorgy of the diocese
will add still more to the hatred felt
fur Bismarck. He is making mar-
tyrs of his opponents, and martyr -
dom never fails to strengthen the
cause in which it is endured.
Instead of the
io vote bein close
in Pennsylvania for Senato., Wal-
lace, Democrat, was chosen ou joint
ballot by a majority of eight.
THE LOUISIANA SITUATION IN
The report of the New Orleans
comittce proves beyond a doubt
First That the last election in
Louisiana was, in the words of the
committee, 'full, fair, free and
Second- That it resulted in the
election of a democratic majority of
twenty nine in the lower House of
Third That the report of the
Returning Board was fraudulent,
unjust and contrary to the very law
under which it acted.
This carries us to the assembling
of the Legislature. Here we find
these facts undisputed :
First The Returning Board had
prepared a list of one hundred and
six members, of whom, under its
manipulations, flftjnthree were re
publicans, as was supposed, and
fifty, three democrats. Thu3 this
Board attempted to set aside the
will of the people of tho State.
Second One hundred and six
members met on the 4th of January
and proceedod to choose a Speaker,
the republicans present actually
taking part in the proceedings by
nominating a candidate for Speaker
and voting f.r him, by accepting
appointment as part cf a Committee
on Credentials and orjranizins with
this committee and by their votes in
the House on the Speakership giv- '
in a ouorurr, which the democrats
then present wc-M not alone have
had. Wilt:; received fifty-five votes
Ilahn (republican), two, and one
was blank: fifty -six being the
constitution -i! quorum. When the
members were sworn in, fifty or.o
democrats and five republicans took
the oath, making an indisputable
and regular quorum of the House.
Third The Legislature was
thereafter dispersed by United
States tnnq ?.
Fourth The republicans pro
ceeded to organize, but here is the
important and vital point they
had and have no quorum, and can
not, therefore, act as a Legislature.
They may adjourn from day to day;
but. under the Louisiana constitu
tion, can do uoiio of the acts of a
Fifth L'-ui.-lt in ha to-d'V
" : .. .1 1 1 . ..'.I v mi
Io:i-e of Legislature.
It cannot have a quorum, even on
the report of the Returning Board.
Sixth Hence the pretended
election of Pir.chhack is a fraud and
Secentn -And, finally, nothing is
in the wav of the assembling and
constituting of a legal House ex-'
cept federal bayonets. If Congress
will remove them the Wiltz House,
tho only regular one, would at ence
'Reward this young man and pro mote
him; for, should he bo ungrate
fully treated he will promote him
self. Thii3 wrote Dugomnier, Bona,,
part's general to the war departs
merit, soon alter an cnaemeut in
. , ,
which that, then, vounjr oliicer had
' . .'
There is a moral worth the learn
ing in that short sentence, and ii is
this : merit, it matters not in what
it consists, will command respect
and a daring spirit will exto:t
The French general had seen
enough of Napoleon to know that
the man was in him and thai,
whether aided or unaided, he would
The battle is more than half won
when you make the world underN
stand that you are going to do a
thing, especially if you can con
vince it that you have the power to
accomplish your purpose. The
world will help a determined spirit,
because it fears it; but it will tram
ple the weak and vascillatitig un
der foot. Promote yourself young
The people of Mecklenburg are
bent on holding the Centennial
celebration of the Mecklenburg
Declaration o-i the 20th of May.
They have al eadv taken the initia
tory steps towards the desired end
and the affair will probably be all
chat can be wished.
What the Governor of North
Carolina said to the Governor of
South Carolina, has long been
favorably known, but what the Vice
President said to ihe President is
likely to become equally famous and
as generally r.pproved.
j Another investigation committee
! 1,,, IPOn SPnt ,lown to LnnUJnn,
patch up the usurpation of Grant
j aU(i Kellosrj?. The first committer-
I that went lown was too honest
; to be trusted.
Mr. Gladstone Las resisned as
; t i ,i .,. t ; u tt
j JL IliC -L.iUCiai3 111 tilC J.ll'-
lish pariiiimi,nt !!rirl th(, mrl.
seems very much troubled to select
a proper man for his successor.
Synopsis of tho Report cf the Con
gressional Sub-Comaitteo on Louis
The report of Messrs.Fostar, Eep ,
Potter, Dem., and Phelps, Eep., be
inz tho subcommittee of the congres
sional committeo on Louisiana affairs,
has been published, after it was im
possible for tho Radical leaders to
prevail on these gentlemen to longer
witliold" it. It is a fair and hon
est report, tb.9 effjet of which the
whitewashing report of the Radical
tnombers of the large cotnmittoo now
in New Orleans will be totally inade
quate to impair. Tho points of the
sub-commit.ee s report are these in
First That the last election in
Louisiana was in words of the corn--
mitteo, 'full' fair, free and peacoable,
Sneond That it resulted in the fc-
lection of a Democratic majority of
twenty-nine in the lower house ot the
Third That the raport of the Re
tuminer Board was fraudulent, un
iust and contrary to the very law ud
der wliicn il acteu.
This carries us to the assembling
of tho Legislature. Here we find
thosa facts undisputed :
First The returninc: Board had
prepared a l;6t of one hundred and
eix members, of whom, under its
manipulations, fifty-three were Ko
Dublicans, as was supposed, and fifty
threo Democrats. Thus this Board
attempted to set aside the will of the
people of the State.
Second One hundred and six
member met on tho 4th of January
and proceeded to choose a Speaker,
the Republicans present actually tak
ing part in the procedings by nomi
nating a candidate for Speaker and
voting for him, by aecepting appoint
ments as part of a Committeo on Cre
dentials and organizing with this
ccmuiitte and by their votes in the
Ilonso on the Speakership giving a
quorum which the Democrats then
present would not alone have had.
Wiltz received fifty-live votes, Ilahn
(Republican,) two, and one was blank
and fifty-six is fhe constitutional
xuorum. When the members were
amorn in fifty-one Democrats and
live Republicans took the oath, mak
ing an indisputable and regular
quorum of the house.
Third The Legislature was there
after dispersed by United States
Fourth The Republicans proceed
ed to organize, but here is the im
portant and vital point- they had
and iiave no quorum, and cannot,
therefore, act as a Legislature. They
may adjourn from day to day ; but,
under the Lot isiana constitution, can
do none of iho tuts of a Legislature.
Fifth lie: ce Louisiana has to
day no regularly organized and com
petent lov.fi- House of Legislature,
it cannot have a quorum, even on
the report of the Returning Board.
Sixtli Hence the pretended elec
tion of Pinchback is a fraud and
Seventh And finally, nothing is
tho wav of t.ha assemblim? and
constituting of a legal House except
Federal bayonets. If Congress will
.remove them the Wiltz House, the
only regular one, would at once as
Washington specifcl says of the
Louisiana report :
'The report of the sub- committee
on Southern Affairs in Louisiana is
a terrible blow to the Administra
i t; n and to the carpet-baggers and
Tho more it is reudy
the wonder that it
should ever have been permitted to
see the li-r ht. lnd all statements
I to the contrary not withstanding it
I i i,t i r i .
i is an undoubted iact that it was not
I i ir n -i i
made public until all possible means
hil l t.non rpsnrtfii tn inr ita Bnn
prtssion. Now all that the Radi-
I ca.s can uo is to attempt to throw
! 1 1. -
uiscreuit upon it, an undertaking in
which they are not likely to meet
with much success, and to bring in
another report, such as Kellogg
may dictate. The latter duty may
devolve on Messrs. George F.
Hoar, Frye and Wheeler, who, in
compliance with the demand of Kel
logg, will leave for New Orleans at
anearly day. Ivellogg and Packard
are already preparing the evidence
and picking out the swift witnesses,
upon whose testimony their report
will be based. Jt is fortunate for
the reputations of Messrs. Foster
and Phelps that they went to New
Orleans when they did, and made
such a report as is now before tho
It h a hopeful indication of tho
change for the better iu public eou
tiinent, that Harper's Weekly, .whicu
has been heretofore a most uncom
promising organ of the administra
tion, sharply criticizes and condemns
tho uso of tho military to disperse
tho Legislature of Louisiana. Mr.
Curtis is plain spoken in the expres
sion of his disapproval, and warns
the President that such high-handed
usurpations will only tend to the dis
ruption of tho Republican party.
Grants message on the Louisana
question was such a concoction, in
our opinion, of falsehoods, that we
were not disposed to publish it. We
consider it a square "back down"
from his policy. We refer our
readers to the opinions of the New
York press on the message which
appears on our first page.
The radical administration at
Washington only calls for $50,
000,000 more of revenue or taxes
upon the people to carry on their
military government. What will
the people say of that new piece of
LIST OF f KEHilil reniiiiinun uiiou
for Dee. 31st, 1874, at Tarboro Branch
Depot Wilmington and Weldou Railroad. If
the same h not culled for in fifteen days frora
this date, It will be sold to pay ireigui anu
January S2ud, 1875.
Dozier & Jenkins, 1 bbl. cider, Tarboro.
H W Mease. 1 box Extr., JamesviilP.
J A Robinson, 1 " " Wilhamston.
H. Mason, 1 bdl baas, Jamesvilie.
Martin & Everett, 1 box Extr., Hamilton.
Hornthal & tfro, 1 box Extr., Plymouth.
D Barlow, 1 toll felt, Tarboro.
J F Jones, 1 bbl fiJi, "
Watt & Tavltr. 1 box, "
Mrs T E Madliy, 2 bdls Ties, 1 roll Bag-
W II Standi. roll Basging, Tarboro.
J A Cantheu, 1 bdl Djors, "
Martin & F, 1 tat; Cocoanuts,.
C C Thomas, 2 Head Blocks, "
Jan. 22. if
S hereby given', that application will be
M. made to the prte it Session of the General
Assembly efNonS Carolina to incorporate
the tow ot fenuylliil in ritt county.
Jan. 22, 1S73. 5t
A First-rate New dwelling, containing six
x. (o) rooms ; aiso kitchen aua necessary
out-houses, fcituatcl m one ot tue most de
sirable locations iu Tyboro. For terras, &c
apply to i W. U. JOHNSTON,
otC. M. WESSON.
Jan. 22, 1S75. 6t
Walter G. Wilson. Joseph L. Amer,
TIIEO. WHSOX & CO,
SKIP BREAD, CRACKERS & CAKE
Nos. 212 & 214 North Front St and 2,4,6,8
ill, li aua 14 uaven St.
BIT It. B. ALSOl", Agt. Tarboro, N. C.
Jan. 22, 1S75. i s it-
rilllE undersigned vn the ',st day of Jan
JL uary entered iuti a Copartnership for
the practice oi meilimr, and oiler their pro-
fofional services to Uie alllkted. Ouice in
rear of A Whitlock's Sore.
JA 11 .VACNAIR, Ml),,
JDS U BAR EH, MD.
Jan. 2i, lS75,-Ot j
Manhood : How Lost, How
Just pulilisheJ a new edition of
Dk Cl lvki;vk(l's Cklebkated
Ess at o i the AWe'-ffwithont
medicine I ot ci'Ei!KATcKRii A or Seiuuial
Veaknesi, luvolumaiy eu.Tijl Losses, I.
potency, Mental and Physic, Incapacity,
Impadimenta, to ui xi ; iae, ;ic. also Cos
scMrTioy, Epilepsy, and Fi, induced by
belt-indulgence or sexual extuvagance, &.c
fcft I rice, in a teaied envetipe, only si
The celebra.ed author, in lis admirable
Essay, clearly demonstrates, ftoni a tbirir
years successful practice, that tie aatmui
consequeiices of self-abtiM? may be ridically
cured without liie la:ieruus um1 of iiternal
medicine or the application o! thknife j
liointin! out a tno-!e oi cure at one smple,
ce:tiiu, and el!e; tua!, by meant ofuhich
ev-?iy sull-'ier, no ma ler what liii coal.tion
may te, may cine himseif ciier.ji' v priite!y,
fcis?" This lecture l..'iil.l be in Uie lands
ol 'every yotii t and evei y ma:i in 'aid.
Seiil under leal, in a piaiii ivel p to
any address, .. paid, ou receipt oilix e-nts
or two dost stamps.
Address the Publishers,
CHAS. J. C. CLIN'E &. CO,
127 Bowery, New York ; P. O. Box, 46-
HELP THF POOR AND FATHERLESS
Grand Gift Concert
FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE
I 1ST G-I F T a
To be L'Wtrit.uted Au.oug the Tickct-Uolderi
Gt T-i rp (1 r tvt O ri D
Vj U IN U lii Xv
U1IX BE HELD IX
On Wednesday.. 10th February, 1875,
For the exclusive hcueSt of the
ORPILAX ASYLUM AT OXFORD
TICKETS ONLY TWO DOLLARS.
Number of Tickets only 15,000-
2,5iiy ;if U to be (ivcu Away, making
One C;if t to Kvcry Seven 't ickets.
REAL ESTATE GIFTS,
One Lot in the town of Wilson, N. C.,
containing 1J acres, with latge aud
convenient dwelling, having 10
rooms, and all nect ssai y and ionveu
ient outhouses, situated on Birnts
stiect valued at $5,000
One elegant J story Residence in Wil
son, corner of Pine and (ireen streets,
with 1.2 acre, aud containing 8 rooms,
loc-ited ia die most eligible part of
the town, valued at 4,500
One acre Lot, situated ou the corner
of Vance and Spring streets, with
neat residence and out-houses, val
ued at 1,300
1 Cash I'ri.e
4 " $100 each
5 " 50 "
0 " 20 "
:0 " W "
loo " r
500 " : "
l,5uO " 1 "
One Fine Top Buggy
One Fine B iggy-
One Fine Gold Watch
One Fine. l adles W atch
t-oinnittiSe ot Arrangements U W Blount
B F Briggs and A Barnes, Esqrs. '
Depository -Bank ol Wilson,
Advisory Board John Nichols, Esq Ral
eigh; W V Davis,, Esq Kittrelh; A II A Wil
iiSms Esq Oxford, Maj. .1. A, Jenkins, Nash
ville; J A Thorp, Eq Rockv Mount; Dr. R.
W. Ring, Ja VV Laucasicr and James E
Clarl;, E-q Wilson.
While this enterpri-e is not conducted un
der the diirct auspices of any Lodge, yet its
objects is to aid that noble insliiution. the
wxiuiu wrpnau asylum, wlneli was establis
ed by the Grand lodge of the Stale, and
management is cutire.lv in the lunwU ,,f 4pn-
titrs ot tin; Order. 'if
The object is exclusively for the horfit of
the Orphan Aiylum, and the committjjF cem
it unnecessary to make any extendeJW -.'Jpeal
to the pcoiile of North Carolina iiyfT-ic-Ulf of
i ot neir
support. 1 he low price of the J- ,:' et8 Jiaces
it in the jiower of every one 1 a fioble
cause, and at the same time 13I
being reimbursed are unusuah I
It is confidently believed ll
prise will be a success, but it, fr
i .cimuf oi
)in aij cause,
there, sliouiu on no vonen anu V-ljMtl)Ution,
an tiie (utuit: 1 ecciv eu lruni tne tlftoj,- holders
shall be returned to them without discount.
No tickets sold will be entitled t a cliance
for the Gifts unless the money (or Ahe same
has been received at this office- s J
The Gift will be distributed irA.'kediately
after the Concert. V
Any pi rsons holding a ticket entitled to a
Gift who desires the Asylum to have the
benefit of such Gift, will notify the Secre
tary by such endorsement on the 'ick of the
ticket, aud the same shall be at af priated as
Money for tickets must be ent by
fti-ijisierer setter, Money uraer c r Express,
unecieu 10 , 1
A. BARNES, SiLp.i!
al - ciier'a Kre.
Attf m AAA
!)9 11 VAW Address O. Stissox Co., Portland
Tarboro', N. C.
Fine Watches, Jewelry, Ster-
lin Silver ana t'latea ware,
Fine Spectacles & every
thing else in our line.
. Special attention given to the Repairing
and timing of Fine VVatche9 and Regulators,
We aorantce that our work shall compare
favorably in efficiency and finish with any in
We offer yon every possible guarantee that
whatever you buy of us shall be genuine and
just as represented, and you shall pay no
more for it than a fair advance on tho whole
We have made in the handsomest manner.
Hair Chains, Hair Jewelry, Diamond and
Wedding Rings, all kinds of Fine Jewelry,
Gold and Silver Watch Cases, etc.
Our Machinery and other appliances for
making the different parts of Watches, is per
haps the most extensive in the State, conse
quently we can guarantee that any part of a
Watch or Clock cau be replaced with the ut
most facility. jan22-ly
Seaboard & lioanokc Kail
Office Supt. Trans., S. & R. R. R. Co.,
Portsmouth, Va., Jan. 1, 175.
On and after this date, trains of this Road
will leave Weldou daily, (Sundays excepted)
as ioiiows :
Mail train at 4:00 p ra
o l reijiit train at 4:11'.' a m
No 2 Freight train at 8:00 a m
ARRIVE AT PORTSMOUTH :
Mail train daily at 7:15 pm
jo l freight train at 1L':00 in
No 2 Freight train at 4:00 p m
Freight trains have a passenger car attach
ed. Steamers for Edenton, Plymouth, and
Landings on Black water and Chowan rivers.
leave Franklin at !:40 a m, Mondays, Wednes
days and Fridays. E. G. GHIO,
Supt. of Transportation,
4 YOUNG LADY competent to teach the
l. F.nirlish branches and Music, desires a
!-ituauon as teacher in a titmily or school.
Best o: icfercnces given. Address
J. B. COf FIELD,
January 1", 1S75 -tit Tarboro', N. C.
WOOD AM) LUMBER
"V7 "txicrsigned, heg leave to inform
r 7 the public genera'lv, tint we have es
tablished in Tarboro a WOD AND LUM
BER YARD, where we hop.? and expect to
have at all times a quantity of Pine and Oak
Wood, also Lumber to retail or l.v wholesale.
All orders lett with J. M. SPRAGIN5, will
be promptly a'tended to. Give us a call be
fore purchasing tlscwhere.
L. D. BULLOCK.
o.our.ry io, isvo. un
BY MUTUAL CONSENT, IN PURSU
ance ot a Mortgage executed by J. J.
Britt to James L. Battle, we shall sell at the
Court House door in Tarboro, on
Tuesday, the 26th Day of January, A
the tract of land on the road leading from
Tarbt.ro' to Rocky Mount, adjoining the
lands of Spencer L." Hart, Joseph Wimberley
1 t- T !...! . , . .1 1..-,
rpuuu ivcuip i . ivuue, Known as inc w uson
Xljilantation, eontainintr 510 acres. There "re
Vn the ila'e a dwelling, Gin House and
Screw and ail necessarv out-houses.
Terms mde known on the day of sale.
.1 As. I.. BATTLE,
J. J. BRITT.
uluary 15, 1S75. 't
PURSUANT TO A JUDGMENT REN
leied at Chamber on the 7th inst., by
theBon. Louis Hilliard, Judge, I will oth-r
as iilic vendue for cash, to the highest bid
der,; jii the prtmises, ou the
22lk)AY OF FEBRUARY NEXT
all thVight, title and interest of L. G- Estes
and J Ua Estes, his wife, winch passed under
their rtgage deed of date February 1, 1S71,
to Wilitms, Black & Co., duly proved and
registtrtl. in and to that tract of land in the
county (Edgecombe, where the said L. G.
Estes au Julia, his wile, now reside, con
taining b'Vstlmation. twelve hundred acres,
lying on lhing Creek, and bounded ali-o by
the lands ii Dr. Hunter, Joseph Garrett, and
the tract oilhe Wilmington aud Weldon Rail
The sale vtll take place wituout reserve.
4 EDW'D CONIGLAM),
Halifax, N.., Jan. 0, 1875. Gt
LAND iFOR SALE I
r.ojii ruu Ol .MIKILE- M
MJ wood or Fn$y Place, a farm on
Pamlico River icpeaufort county, N.
C, 22 hours H.tb of Norfolk by
steaner, and two'lours East of Washington,
SoUofadaik ckcolate color, varying in
depth frni ii inefcs to about as many feet,
with st.illj;ly subsfl, underlaid with marl,
which isld by Pit,sor KfTr. (jpnlmriat
otN.C.,3h baB viited the farm, to be o'f
superior lallij auut spread upon the sur
fac, laioi that now liiJK a bale of cotton to
the acrittjvould biinwo.
A bAe of cotton to fye acre, two to three
tons faay (in eitheitative or cultivated
grasi) and about as i$ch coru as is grown
up(n lands anywhere. Convenient landing
0..i the place for vessels. Elevation from ten
io twenty feet above tid.vrater. Number of
acres 550 with the additiojof some thousand
acres of pasture land, a jtiinsula formed by
Mixon's Creek and Panili River, requiring
but a fence of two hundreards for its pro
tection, and affording gotl pasturage for
stock of all kinds. '
Buildings. Gin house nd Barn large
and convenient, ether busings ordinary,
Water, Good Cistern. i
Game. Fish and Fowl in ijundance.
For sale on terms to suit $e times. Sec
H. F. Harriss or 8. T. Thorne m the place.
Refen-nees. David Bullock,5lias Carr, or
Wr P. Williamson, of Edgecomie, Col. D. M.
Carter, of Raleigh, Dr. Frauk 11 ham or Da
vid Lucas, of Beaufort county, auy other
person acquainted with the farm4
For further particulars, addres
H. F. ILlRRISS,
Jan. 15, 1875.-2t. Washiugn, N. C.
STORE TO LET.
THE STORE rdjoining that of L J. H.
Bell, now occupied by Messrs. I. Mor
ris & Bro.
For particulars, apply to
Jan. 16. 1874. T tf
1am now prepared to furnish GOOD OYS
TERS by plate or measure. All I &t is a
trial jbetore purchasing else here.
I J. il. 8PRAGIIS.
CD AMBBRL A1N 1 RA WL8
A YOUNG LADY CAPABLE OP GIV
!4.ing instruction in English, Latin. French,
Music and Drawinr, desires a situ I'iun in a
school or family. Best refereace giv-u.
Jan. 8, 1875-lm. Raltigh, N. C.
muIes a HORSES !
I HAVE ON HAND A LOT OF FINE
Mules and Horses which will be sold on
accommodating terms. TIiofu in need of
stock will do well to call on me beiore pur
Dr. M. T. SAVAGE,
Jan. 8. 1875-ot. Scotland Neck, N. O
ALL those indebted to me cither by note or
account are hereby notified to come forward
and settle on or before the 15th day of Jan
uary, 175. Longer indulgence cannot be
Jan. 8, lS7o-2t J. A. WILLIAMSON.
FOR RENT !
i COMFORTABLE RESIDENCE NEAR
L the Episcopal Church recently occupied
by Mr. J. K. Wheeler, containing four good
rooms, with all necessary out-houses, a large
garden, and a well of excellent water. The
buildings on the premises are in flue repairs.
Terms reasonable. Apply to
J. A. or V. P. WILLIAMSON.
Jan. 8, 13T5 tf.
NEW FIRM I
rpUE undersigned having purchased the
I entire interests ol W. A. Bssett, are now
prepared to do anv kind of FAINTING,
nam or Fancy, usual in their line. They
have an agreement with Mr. W. A. Baseett
by which his services may be procured on all
work of especially difficult execution.
We respectfully solicit the patronage of
tne puMie. I . w . tolek.
T. C. BASSETT.
Jau. Sth, 1875. Cm
Oxford High School
Oxford, IV- vJ.
FRED. A. FETTER, A. M Principal.
JAMES PHILLIPS, Assistant.
The Spring Term opens Monday, January
Board and Tuition, per se-6ion of 20
Circulars sent ou application.
Jau. S. IS75 St.
Juo. W. Wright. A. L. Webb
JMIX W. WRIGHT & CO.
and BONNIE BRAE
Ut. Holly, Clinton Mills, Franklin and Glenn
mie EXTRA FLOURS. Also,
Cor. Commerce and Cable Sts.,
Their celebrated brands constantly
in ctocK iy K. a. Alsop.
NOSISE AND CATTLE POWDERS,
Will euro or pre vent Disease.
H. X. PRICE,
Washington, N- C
.Unite tu llic (.itiaens of tbio
and adjoiuing counties, -lor patronage
received, and respectfully solicits a contin
uance of the tame, ilavtng provided him
belf with a suitable iuMrurueut, he is prepar
Topographical Surveying. Leveling, &c,
References : Wm. S. Battle, W. G. Lewis.
Ei'-vs Carr, J. A. Williamson, Edgecombe
W ra. King, W.K. Williams, Pitt country.
Jan. S, 1S75 ly.
C0-FART5kEBSHIP X0TICB !
rr,HE undersigned have this dav entered
JL into a co-partnership for the purpose of
conducting a tiKMiKAL MERCANTILE
BUSINESS in the town of Tarboro uuder
the style and name of 11. C. Brown fc Co.
K. C. BKOWN,
N. B. DAWSON
Tarboro', Jin. 7, 1S75.
As will ba nndersiood from the above ad
vertisement, 1 have this day associated with
myself iu business Mr. N. li. Dawson. I re
turn thanks to the people of this community
for liberal patronage heretofore and respect
iul!y solicit a continuance of the amc to the
All those indebted to the old firm are here
by notified to come forward aud settle as my
books inusl be closed.
4t. R. C. BROWN.
A PPLICATION will lie made to the pres
ident Session of the General Assembly of
North Carolina for a charter incorporating
tha Bank of Edgecombe.
Dec. IS, 1874. 5w
nillslDoi-o,' 10". O.
THE Thirty-Second Session of the MISSES
NASH AND MISS KOLLOCK'S School
will open Friday, 5th February, 1875, and
continue twenty weeks.
Circulars forwarded on application.
Dec. 25. tf
Boarding and Day School.
Seminary a Young Ladies
LOlISni'UG, IV. c.
THE Spring Session of this Seminarv will
commence promptly Wednesday, 13th of
Jauuary, 1S75, nud continue full 20 weeks.
Board, per session, including washing,
fuel and furnished rooms, $75 CO
English Branches, $V2 50 to 15 00
Latin aud Frcuch, each, 5 00
Music on Piuuo, with use of instrument 20 00
" Guitar, " " 15 00
No extras or incidentals.
Board one half in advance. Tuition at
close of session.
Circulars sent on application.
MISS CORNELIA A. CRENSHAW,
Principal, with First-Class Assistants.
Dec. 25. Sw
ST. MARY'S SCHOOL
RALEIGH, X. C.
npiIE Sixty -Sixth Term of this School will
JL commence on Thursday, the 21st Janua
ry. 1&75, and continue twenty weeks.
For a circular, ply to the Rector,
Dec. IS.-4t ALBERT SMEDES.
Horner & Graves' School,
HILLSBORO. N. C.
rffHE next Session opens second Monday
A in January.
Circulars sent on application.
J. H. HORNER, A. M.,
R. II. GRAVES, A. M.,
Dec. IS, 1874 -lm. Principals.
I offer for sale my plantation 3 miles from
Sparta, adjoining the lands of Reuben
Keel, Mrs. Willie Walston and Jonas Ed
wards. Good Dwelling of six rooms, with
ah necessary out house, new Gin House and
Screw, aud the entire premises in first rate
condition. 330 acres. I will gell at a very
moderate price. Call aud see tte place and
call for terms on me or Hon. Geo. Howard
Tarboro', N. C.
Dec. 19. tt
NEW ADVER9EM ENT3T.
n A O TT
J iD JLL
rpIIE HIGH STANDARD OF QUALITY HAS
is considered by those who have given it a fair
BEST AND CHEAPEST
LIBERAL AND ADVANTAGEOUS TEEMS
FOR LARGE LOTS, GIVEN ON APPLICATION.
ALL THE PRINCIPAL DEPOTS.
DeROSSET & CO.,
FOR NORTH CAROLINA AND VIRGINIA,
Jan. 22, 1874.
OF W. G. LEWIS'
WHY? Because goods can be bought
there cheaper than anywhere else in Tarboro.
Terms Oasli 2 Prices Low !
Come Farmers ! Corns Mechanics ! Come Carriage Builders ! Come
Merchants ! Come Saw Mill Men ! Come Everybody !
if voa want "rood bargains !
OFFER A FULL STOCK
Carriage Material?, Builders Hardware, Sportcnen's Goods, Stoves, Stove Pipe, Pots, Spi
ders, Ovens. Powder, Shot, Cans, Nails, every variety of Saws, Guns, Pistoli,
Cartiilnes, Meat Cutter and Sturlers, Well Buckets & Wheels,
Picks, Shovels. Axes of best quality, very low,
bc.t Pocket Knives, Kazom, Hames,
Trace Chains, &c, &c.
I alao offer TIN Vv'ARE to the trade extremely low, and merchants will find it to their
advantage to buy of tie.
E3T I am determined to seil low and induce CASH BUYERS to spend their monev for
HARDWARE with me. 3
d. For the liberal patronage J have heretofore enjoyed and am now receiving I tender
mv kindest thanks.
Tarboro", N. C, Dec. IS, 1S74.
To the Citizens of Edge
combe and adjacent
THE undersigned respectfully announces
that he has again opened business of a
on Church Street, near Mr. Dozier'6 Store.
Special attention paid to
GUN AND CITY WORK.
Particular care paid to
Also the manufacturing and repairing a
kinds of agricultural aud general BLACK
An experience of over TWENTY YEaRS
in Edgecombe is 6uflicient testimony to my
capability. I respectfully return thanks for
the various manifestations of kindness here
tofore received and hope to continue to dc
Nov. S-tf. I. B. PALAMOUNTAIN.
IX IV. BOGART
"V fvsliixistoxa. 1ST. C.
Pure Medicines, Books, Stat'onery, Fancy
Goods, Picture Frames, Tasseis and Cords.
Wholesale and Retail agent fo- Peters Musi
cal Monthly, Folio and Demorests Magazines,
Chroinos 17x2(1 as premium. Keeps all the
latest music at Publishers prices. Any Book
furnished to order.
Dec. 11,-ly. D. N. BOGART.
ROBT. H. ROUNTREE, W. IX ROUN'TRE.E,
Lute of Xortii Carolina. of W'ilsou, C
ALBERT L. ROtTNTKEE,
of Wilson, N. C.
1SS Pearl Street,
Nov. 6, 1S7L tf
DRUGS. PATENT MEDICINES,
Next door to Mrs, Pender's Hotel,
TARBORO, N C.
APPLES, POTATOES, MACK
EREL, TOGGLES, &C.
Q BARREL3 APPLES.
50 BBLS. EARLY ROSE POTATOES.
10 BBLS. NO. 1 MACKEREL.
Cod Fish, Tongues and Sounds and prime
article of Butter, at wholesale and Retail by
G. W. SHAW,
Nov. 4 O. uilding
FOR YOUNG LADIES.
The Sixteenth Session will commence on
Thursday, October 1st, 1874, and close ou the
13th of February, 1875.
Board and Regular Tuition in advance $00.
For particular information address
J. DuB. HOOPER.
Auj. 14.-3m. Wiloa, N. C.
BEEN FULLY MAINTAINED, AND IT
STILL CONTINUES I
W. G. LEWIS.
H. VBDDBLL & CO.
Announce to their customers and the public
Rtnera'.ly that their stock of
Fall & Winter
is now complete, and ask their patronage.
Our terms shall be accommodating and oar
Low as the Lowest.
We invite their attention to our Stock and
Prices, being satisfied from our
the)- will be found entirely satisfactory,
2?" Call and see for yourselves.
M. Weddell & Co.,
Tarboro N. C, Oct. 9, 1874. tf.
Bank of New Hanover,
Wilmington, IV. O-
Capital & Surplus, $350,000
BRANCH AT TARBORO', N. C.
M. 'WEDDELL, Pres't. J. D. CUMMIJI3, CasVr
Matthew Weddell, John 8. Dancy,
Fred. Philips, John Norfleet,
W. G. Lewis, Elisha Cromwell.
j This Bank tranaeta a general banking- bus
i iness. Collects in any part of the United
i States. Buys and sells Gold, Silver, Ex
i change, Old Bank Notes and Stocks.
r et). 2W, 1S7L iy.
Dr. G. L. Shackelford,
Successor to Dr. K T. Fuqua,
TARBORO', K. C.
VW Office opposite the Court House,
over Dr. L. L. Siaton's Drug Store.
Oct. 23, 1874. tf
THE undersigned begs to call attention to
his NEW TIN SHOP, adjoining the
store of D. W. Hunt, where he will execute
all work in his line with neatness and des
patch. ROOFING, GUTTERING and RE
PAIRING, a specialty. Prices as low as the
lowest. GEO. B. DIXON.
Oct. 2, 1874, 8b
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i of thl
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Ut. 10th, 1S74. 81
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