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NORTH CAROLINIAN.
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WT" H ?y,te Et,Itor nd Proprietor.
THE PRACTICAL ASTRONOMER."
Such is th title of a very excellent work, by
FAYETTEVILLE, Jf C.
UOVEElBEri 17, 1049.
, OCJ" The Plank Road is progressing steadily
About a mile of it is completed, and in use. We
learn from a gentleman who has seen a number
of Plank Roads, that this one is by far the hand
somest, evenest, and best constructed one he
has ever seen. .' The. wagons, which have driven
over it, we understand, are delighted with it.
There is some delay just now in the reception
oftimber; but a supply is expected very soon.
The Superior Court for Cumberland coun
ty.19 n?w in session, Judge Dick presiding. The
only , criminal case was that of the negro man
George, tried for burglary. He was sentenced
to 3'J lashes and banished from the State.
me ifeverend and learned Dr. Dick. Astronomy
is a subject of great interest, and but little
studied by the masses. A compilation of facts
from the work cannot be otherwise than instruc
tive and entertaining
LIGHT is the foundation of astronomical sci
ence; but what light is, man has never yet been
able to demonstrate, any more than he can de
monstrate why grass grows or water runs. Man
is as much in the dark with regard to the origin
.igm, anq us material substance (it it be a
substance) as he is in regard to the
animal life.
Lexicographers define light to be an etheri;.!
agent or matter which renders objects percent-
Correspondence of the Carolinian.
Washington, D. C, Nov. 12.
DearBayne: Having partially recover
ed from our debilitated state, we again
take up our goosequill to inform you of
matters and things in this section. Yeu
will probably say that it is one way to get
over a lazy spell by using the term dibili
tatcd no, no, we beg leave to say we are
correct. We have not, nor never have
been, troubled with that failing so preva
lent wiin a certain class you mentioned in
your paper some time since, as Market-
f 1 House loafers, goods-box and shinjHe whit-
icis. ro, no, we are not lazy.
A witness ol the fact can alone imairine
the great difference which has taken place
late From Europe.
ible to si.'ht. Dr nt- ir ;a i 1,1 our c,ty within a lew weeks liast. in re
etherial matter which renders objects percepti- j art' to the nB,n.b?r. .Pe' SS one meets
ble to the visual organs. To sav that light is in- ' j." 1 , st,ee(s- 1 easily accounted
visible is almost a contradiction in terms. At 4, r. - 6 nea'' aPPr,oach of the meeting of
least it is past comprehension that that which U,C rty-snJ Congress brings besides
renders other objects visible, should it.elf be in- "iembers. ant tir families, hosts of per
visible i sons having business before Conjjress. Wc
Our community has been -very much excited
during the last and this week by the very sudden
death of one of our citizens, and the distressing
circumstances connected therewith.
, J . Kl.KCtiONS.
;yiljIM,AiA.: The election for Governor,
members of Congress, and State officers, took
place on the- 5th inst. The whigs were beaten
in New., Orleans, making a large democratic gain.
- Th "members of Congress stand politically as
b(i!eP31ejnoic'ats to 1 whig.
Telegraphed for the Charleston Mercury.
New Orleans, Nov. 12.
Krom the returns received of the recent elec
tion in this State, it is supposed that Walker,
i the democratic candidate for Governor, is elect
ed! There is no change, politically, in the Con
gressional delegation three democrats and one
whig being elected. In the Legislature, on joint
ballot, the whig will probably hare a small ma
jority. . ..
.In Mississippi the democrats have triumphed.
Quitman i elected Governor by a large majority;
and it is claimed that the democratic candidates
for Congress, in all the four Congressional dis
tricts, re elected. This is a democratic gain of
one. ' . .
NPW YORK. It appears that the democrats
have' elected half of the State officers, and half of
the St te Senate; but the whigs will have a ma
jorit' in the House. A considerable democratic
gain
The Albany Arrfug state that the Senate and Houir
are both very nearly if not quite politically balanced ; and
that the whig majority will not be over a few hundred.
MASSACHUSETTS. We how have returns
from the w hole State, with the exception of a
few tow ns. For Governor Brings, whig, 4'1,092;
liotitwell, dem., 2S,or, ; Phillips, free-soiler,
23,23.2- Hrigs will fall short of his election by
the people some 1,200 votes.
Palfrey, free-soiler, for Cncress, l.icks 3,000
of being elected. In this district there is, there
foif, no choice.
The wlii gain in the House, and have a ma
jority of" about 100 members. Union -
VIRGINIA. The recent election for a mem
ber, of Congres from the Wheeling District, (to
till a vacancy caused by deth) has resulted in
the election of the whig 'Candidate, MrHaymond.
So that there are now two whigs in the Virginia
delegation, instead of one.
fe are glul to see that Messrs Price &
Fulton have bought new type for the Journal.
It looks better to have more of a variety of type
for the editori ! , selections and advertisements
Philosophers have theorized upon the nature
and qualities of light in all ages; and the prevail
ing opinions ot our day do not agree in relation
to them. Dr. Dick gives two opinions that pre
vail : first, that light is a subtle matter pervading
the whole universe, and is continually agitated
by luminous bodies, producing a vibratory mo
tion, whereby objects are rendered visible. This
theory has ut least the merit of beinsr abstruse.
The other is more easily comprehended, and con-
weijucuuy, we juage, more popular: mat Hgnt
consists of an emission or constant shedding of
the particles of luminous bodies, caused by con
tinual agitation.
Light. approaches in a straight line from the
body which emits it. It cannot be seen through
a bended tube. If it peers into a dark room,
through an aperture, its ray forms a straight
line. Light darts and shoots with a velocity ex
ceeding anything man has been able to accom
plish. Yet its velocity give it no weight or
momentum which a person can perceive by be
ing struck with it; but experiments have been
tried, the result of which led to the belief that
it has some force in its velocity; but so small
that the rays from a concave mirror, thrown up
on an instrument, was calculated to amount to
the weight of " one tv elve hundred millionth
part of a grain," which we should say was "cata
mount to nothing."
All experience goes to prore that light is es
sential to the life, the health, and the happiness
of man, as well as t the existence of the animal
and vegetable world. Man and beast and all
vegetation love light, and turn to the sun for
comfort, as a suckling turns to its mother. Who
has not seen that a plant (say a running vine)
learn that members who have boen here
engaging houses for the session, have en
gaged them till next August, anticipating
an unusually long session.
Great preparations have been made dur
ing the summer by the hotel and boarding
house proprietors. We also learn that
quite a number of families who have the
meansotherwise called the fashionable
ones ol the country have eii"-aed resi
dences here so that they may be able to
spend some of their time with' the fashion
able of our metropolis, as well as tiiose at
their home residences. Krom this we
may judge that ere long Washington will
be during the sittings of Conirress. the
grand centre of attraction for the rich,. the
gay, and the fashionable from all parts of
our country.
I hat Washington is very ranidlv in
creasing and improving, is the general re
mark.; nouses are in demand, and as a con
sequence, rents are very high; real estate
is rising in value; a larger number of
houses have been put up this year than in
any previous one, so say they who know.
The buildings too are " generally of dura
ble materials and good design. We can
count a dozen, most of them now occupied,
in our own immediate neighborhood, of
really handsome buildings, the founda
tions of which were not commenced till
about the 1st of April.
Energetic measures are being put in op
eration by those having charge of the Na
tion's " Monument to the memory of
Washington. They are going to issue cir
culars to all the schools, colleges, socie-
Baltimore, Nov. 10.
ARRIVAL OF THE CAMBRIA.
The steamer Cambria arrived at Halifax
at o o'clock, p. in. on Thursday last, with
Liverpool papers to the 27th October,
febe brings 80 passengers.
(The general tone f business affairs dur
ing the week was of a healthy character.
I 1 he Cotton market was active during
the week. On Monday, speculators operat
ed to a considerable extent, buving at an
advance on the current rates of" the week
previous of on all descriptions- Subsequently-less
activity prevailed, and the
transactions of the week were estimat
ed to amount to 02,710 bales. The mar
closed with a quiet and steadv feeling.
Tiie quotations are for fair Orleans, of :
good to middling 51 a 61 d.
The rumor of Mr Hugh Waddell being ap
pointed to a foreign mission is unfounded.
fjcy- A good deal of censure has been expressed
at the bungling manner in which the Sheriff of
Richmond county, N. C , hung a criminal nnmed
Hiklreth, on tKe 2d inst. It is said that the
Sheriff was so green, or so scared, th t he did
not know how to make a " deadfall," or a hang
man's knot ; but that the criminal was choked to
death by the weight of his own. body ; a slow and
painful process. He struggled and once regain
ed the platform, and asked the Sheriff to fix the
rope right;' but the Sheriff, after fumbling
awhile, pushed him off the platform again, to
shape its course towards the light ? Our au
thority says that a plant, put into a dark room,
and a small hole opened for the admission of
light, the plant will turn towards that hole, and
even alter its shape, or grow in a crooked direc
tion, to get towards the light ! If a fire be made
in the room, the plant will not be attracted away
by it, which would seem to prove that the light
of the sun, more than its heat, is what attracts
the plant.
Light is necessary to give a plant its natural
green colot ; for a plant reared in darkness will
be white. It is even found upon experiment,
says our author, that if a plant reared in dark
ness be brought to the light, it will in a few days
turn green; and that if only a part of it be ex
posed to the light, and the other part kept 'lose
ly coveied from it, while the one exposed turns
green, the other remains white; or that even a
upot on a leaf will remain whi te if covered with
some substance through which the light cannot
penetrate.
These experiments are singular and highly in
teresting in a philosophic il poi nt of view. They
can be made by our readers who are disposed fo
test the matter for themselves. It is a popular
opinion that heat is the necessary quality to give
life and vigor toapl.nt; but it appears that
without light heat will not give it its natural
healthy appearance.
The citizens if Charleston Neck (a suburb
of that city) are much excited at an attempt
which is being or will be made to bring the Neck
portion of Charleston into the corporate limits ;
so as to make the citizens of the Neck bear their
D?orfionate nart of the citv taxes. This at-
I I
f each scholar
one cent ner
Telrgrjh-d for the Charleston CourU-r.
Baltimore, Nov. 12 "2 P. M.
CALIFORNIA NEWS. The steam ship Em-
t .kc his ch nce ; and he was four or five mm-- tempt the Neck people are bitterly opposed to,
iitedifig. ! as increasing their burthens. Now, the fact is,
those people wish to have the benefits and the
pleasures of living in a large city, without pay
ing ' the Scot;" (that is, the expenses attendant
Minn tli Tu-ir-iv.ivers of a larse citv.1 And in this
pire City, arrived at New-York ye.terd iy, bring- I -(pp)sit,on thev .are ce.Jty wrong. Wc have
ing San Francisco dates to the first to September, i ":., rase ;n Favetteville : those
who live just outside of the town limits have all
the benefits arising from the trade of the town
they make their bread in the town they partici
pate in the pleasures, parades, pomps, advan
tages and benefits derived by the existence of
the town, without paying their proper propor
tion of the expenses of the town. It is very na
tural that they should seek all these advantages,
but that does not make it right that they should
enjoy them. If our town limits were extended
as they ought to be, it would make the burdens
bear more equally, and add a fund to the improve
ment of the town, which is very much needed.
be
ing
She has h .lf a million of gold n board.
The New-Yoik papers are filled w ith the news
she furnishes. There were 300 vessels in the
port of San Francisco, and the population of that
place is estimated at 100,000. Rich placers have
been discovered on Trinity river, and the opera
tives are there averaging one hundred dollars
per a.iKc'iv A vein of gold, extending two
leagues jut the solid rock, ha been discovered on
Col. Fremont's. rancho.
The Convention have unanimously agreed that
no Slavery shall. ever be permitted in California,
andtbUao free negroes shall be allowed to come
there.
The health of California is improving, and the
trr haa entirely disappeared. San Jose has
be- fid on as ithe seat of government. The
giatr in December next, elects two
V, S,- S fl, 04 r$WW State govern
mnt, American gold dollars are selling at San
Frahcisco at three dollar a piece.
New Orleans. Nov. 13.
The intelligence by the Cambria was received
yesterday, but it produced no decided eflect on
the cotton market. The sales amounted to 2200
bales, at full prices. Middling is quoted at 10.
Molasses has declined, anj Mles were made at
20 cts. Large sales of sugar were made at de
cline. Prime sugar 4 J.
Late f.om South America The ship
Maria arrived at New York on Saturday,
with dates from Rio de Janeiro to the 4th
October. The dates from Montevideo
arete the 15th September, and from
Buenos Ayres to the 11th
The crop of coffee on the Brazilian
plantations is much sh ortcr this year than
it was the year before, and is commanding
higher prices than usual. . .
f I 4k t 7a VI J 1 ! Ii2krt I f Kt Fl 2 at t I V T n k , antii n.
growing in a stable, (where the sun or light onlv y ' . J'S
Z ;K..,.rh , a. " .:,, nem to contribute their mite to aid m its
in the Union contribute
month, in three years this will give some
thing over, a million of dollars. One of
the schools here has already commenced
the plan; fast month, they marched over
in a body and made their fu st d e posit e of
one cent each.- We judge the right sort
of men have the matter in hand. The
work progresses finely; a steam engine has
just been erected at the base, with which,
all tlie materials will hereafter be raised
to their places. They have been using the
horse, but he is too slow.
We must not forget to mention the City
Hall. This building has stootl in an un
finished state fr many years, ,ln appro
priation was obtained from the last Con
ore ss in consideration of the (lovernment's
having had the use of part of the building
for holding the District Courts. The build
ing is the property of the City; having
stootl so long looking bad, it now bids fair
to outshine all the others. We under
stand, as was then very customary all over
the country, the authorities, to aid in its
erection, passed an act authorizing a lot
tery, by which means they expected to
raise a large amount ol funds; the capital
prize was one hundred thousand dollars.
A poor man who had risked a ticket, drew
the capital prize. The lottery, instead of
helping the City, brought it in debt: the
building was consequently stopped. The
lucky chap has drawn only the interest ol
his pri'.e ever since.
The Legislature of Illinois, at its late
extra session, re-elected Gen. Shields to
the Senate of the U.S. His nine rears'
citizenship having expired about the 1st
of October, he will now be entitled to a
seat in that august body.
This same Gen. Shields came to this
place a lew years since willing to take the
smallest clerkship. He succeeded. From
commissioner of the Land Office, he was
made a Urig. General of Volunteers during
the Mexican war. The war over, becomes
home with laureled brow, and his adopted
State sends him to Congress as a Senator
not beinx eligible to a seat in that body
agreeably to the . Constitution being ot
foreign birth, to entitle' him he must be a
citizen nine years that time having now
expired, he is again elected, and of course
no objections can now be raised, unless
some such as an old bachelor once raised
against ourself when we applied for ad
mission into a society. He said "he knew
nothing against us, only it was reported
we were about to get married." So with
Shields; the only objection we can hear to
him in this place is, that he loves the girls.
What Irishman don't? In this he may im
prove, and then he will not be in danger of
having a stiletto forced under his rib9.
For some days back, wc have had most
delightful weather. Hope it will remain
long spell.
CAROLINUS.
The estimat
ed stock at Liverpool was 421,000 bales, of
wnic.ii 288.000 are American.
'1 he Corn trade throughout the country
is quiet, and buyers are operating only to
the extent of immediate wants. Holders,
in consequence, have been unable to main
tain previous quotations, and prices have
still a declining tendency. Indian Corn
is held firmly, and the sales are limited.
In Provisions, business is stead v, and
prices firm.
Abbot Lawrence, our Minister to the British
Government, has had an audience of the Queen
at Windsor Castle, and presented his credentials.
The fears of a general war, growing out of the
difficulties between the Turks and Russians, have
subsided. The stand taken by England and France
has caused the Czar to lower his tone, and the
Russian Autocrat has expressed his anxiety to
settled the question on amicable terms, provided
England would make no hostile demonstrations
in reference to the matter.
A fresh excitement has taken place at Rome.
Venice, it is said, will not again be a free port.
The Moniteur ha been seized by the French
authorities, for publishing letters from Louis
Blanc and others.
Great lVhig Victories" appear to
small affairs about now. Such is the title given
to the recent gain of a loss in the New York
election. The New York Tribune, a whig pa
per, says that " the popular vote was very close
so close that we may as well call the result a
drawn battle."
Cotton Factory. We understand
that Mr Thompson, an English weaver, is
about starting a Cotton factory, on a small
scale, at the North end of the town. It
will be operated by Steam. It is the inten
tion of the proprietor to spin and weave.
This may be the beginning of great things
for the town in the way of cotton manufacturing.-
Wilmington Chronicle.
fVuupnriiL Bank. -At the annual
meeting last week of the Stockholders of j
u r,..7,mrrial Hank of Wilmington, O.
1) 1 a r uraa rP-P lected President, and
V. ilW . . . t xl Vll
.-,- f ' nirhr -j i ii i ll ijaL-
so for a
m im w.mn j .n. wrienT
lard, A. J. UeRosset, Jr., J. D. Bj1,am.Tj
. , 7 f .:mAr. and Kdwaru
oennei inner, f IhV next vear. ' so well calculated to engender mutual res
kidder. Directors for the next year. JfVh Commercial
Chronicle. 1 , ,
The Excursion Governor- Manly,
with the Directors and Stockholders of the
Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad Company,
and several citizens and ladies, took an
excusion down the River, on Saturday,
in the steamer Vanderbilt, Capt. Marshall
The Boat started from the Wharf at about
10 o'clock, A. M.; passed over the Bar
and returned about 4 o'clock. P. M. It
was a very pleasant party, at which His
Excellency received the attentions of his
fellow-citizens, in that plain and unosten
tatious manner most agreeable to him, and
Coriwpon'Ience of the Charleston Courier.
Washington, Nov. 10
It is understood here that Mr .Calhoun
will resist the incorporation of California
into the Union as a State, should the Con
stitution that she may present exclude sla
very. But it is not yet known here,
whether California will adopt any restric
tion in her constitution. The itEra' as
serts that the constitution will be framed
without any provision on the subject, and
calls upon the free-soilcrs to take care
lest California should become a Slave
State, in the absence of any positive pro
hibition. It asserts that there are now
slaves in California. The - Mormons, in
their constitution, have not excluded
slavery, and some ot them are slavehol
ders. ft is' saTd that Col. Weller of Ohio, and
V II. Gvvyn of Mississippi, have the best
chance of being elected as Senators from
California, ami both of them are opposed
to any restriction of slavery.
li is bclievcd that the Legislature of
Michigan will rcsind their instrictions to
their Senators to vote for the Wilmot Pro
viso . In this case there may be a majority
of the Senate in favor of the non interven
tion ground of Gen. Cass.
FoT th Carolinian
Mr Bayne: I do not like to be inquisi
tive in regard to the affairs of our "Citv
Fathers,'" but would like to know whether
or not the Commissioners of the town are
liable to indictment for failing to abate
any nuisance which may exist in the pub
lic streets.
It perhaps is known to all pedestrians
who chance to pass that way, that a'very
serious obstruction exists on Maiden Lane,
some hundred yards below its intersection
with Hillsborough street, no less thatv
the deposite of a quantity of manure upon
the sidewalk, and the same sidewalk being
wholly occupied by a wagon which is left
to stand there at night, perhaps for the
want of a place to put it.
It was the remark of a wise man. that
there should be a place for everything,
and everything should be in its place." I
do not imagine, however, that even the
greatest advocate of the llommcr method'
would contend that the sidewalk of a pub
lic thoroughfare was the proper place to
deposite manure; or that any misanthrope,
ho v great soever might be" his dislike 1o '
his species, would be desirous of their
breaking their necks over
STRAYED
" fro th Ptabla of th mibseriber on Sa
fm"m r J??!??.,,,gh'- th lutl ltistant. a CJK.KY
- I . AK-, rather lean, and about 11 years
fck I Ola; pa rope around her neck when eh
Jl left She was seen on Monday 12 mllm
. S" from town, on the Camden road. 1 -will
k J. . r'aonble reward to any person who will deliver
r to tarn in Kayetterille.
v t il, 1849.
It
waxon
111
Baltimore, Nov. 135 p. m.
California lkttkhs. The private let
ters received here from California do not
give such a glowing description of the pre
sent and future prospects of California as
do the newspapers, the editors and pro
prietors of which of course have an inter
est in presenting the brightest antl most
attractive side of the picture to public view.
They seem to anticipate a grand bursting
of the bubble, ami predict that all who
haTe made tangible money in California
will be travelling homeward with it before
many months have elapsed- They, how
ever, speak more with regard to mercan
tile affairs, generally agreeing as to the
point that a hard-fisted and hard-working
man can prosper at the mines, whilst mer
chants, clerks, lawyers, and speculators,
must come home or starve.
IMPORTANT FkOM SANTA FE.
Sr. Louis. Nov. 12 By an arrival here
from the plains, later dates have been re
ceived from Santa Fe.
Col. Washington returned to his quarters
on the 24th, of September, from his march
through the Navajoe country. At first
he found the Indians very troublesome,
anil not disposed to come to terms ; but he
finally succeeded in concluding a treaty
of an important character with the Nava
joes, by which it is stipulated that they
give, up all. the property which tire maraud
ing board band of their tribe- have stolen,
release all prisoners, and acknowledge
their subjection to the United States.
The Indians appeared perfectly satisfied
with the arrangement.
Previous to the conclusion of the treaty,
Col. Washington had an engagement with
a party of the tribe, in which six Indians
were killed and several wounded.
Major Stein, who was wounded in a fight
with the Apaches on the 16th of .August
last, is recovering. He is now able to
walkabout, but the ball has not yet been
extracted.
Sergeant Nor woo I was shot dead in the
same engagement, and Sergeant .Snyder,
who was wounded at the same time, died
from the effects of his wounds ou the 14th
of September.
Lieut. Simpson, who accompanied Col
Washington on his expedition, has dis
covered a middle route to California. It
is situated between Gila river route and
the old Spanish trail- It is a wagon route,
and three, hundred miles nearer than any
other passage which has yet been dis
covered'. Business at Santa Fe represented as
being very dull. , . ' '
the
streets,
In the more juvenile days of some of our
good citizens, a nuisance of this kind
would hardly have been suffered to exit
long enough to be mentioned in the public
prints, for tiie wagon would have been dis
posed of in a way that a search-warrant"
would have been necessary to find its
whereabouts. Q.
IMPORTANT FKOM TI1K "sXDVVIClI IS
LANDS. In our paper of Saturday last we an
nounced that a rumor was' in cii uUtimi
that a difficulty had arisen at the Sand
wich Islands betw een the French consul
general and the Hawaiian government.
Since that time the French frigate, the
Poursuivante, under the command of Ad
miral Troinmelin, has arrived ;it I hi ix.rt
from ihe Sandwich Inlands, which place
she left early in the present month, bring
ing, as we learn, Mr Dillon, the Wench
consul, and his family, as passengers- It
is said that Mr Dillon has finally closed hi
mission at the islands, and that he pro
ceeds to France through the United States,
taKing passage in me steamer auout lea
ving Panama-
The demands of the French consul, the
most important of which related to the
importation of French brandies into the
islands at reduced rates of duty, and to the
sale of ardent spirits by French whalers
visiting the ports of the islands for refresh
ments, were refused by the Hawaiian gov
ernment. The Hawaiian fort was seized, disarmed,
its ammunition destroyed, and the Hawai
ian flag lowered for about three, days
when the French occupation of the fort
ceased, and the Hawaiian flag was again
raised. One of the public vessels of the
Hawaiian government was also sei.cd by
the French, and sent off under French con
trol to Tahiti or Valparaiso. The French
authorities then left the islands. "
The Biitish consul general and the
.American consul protested against the ac
tion of the French forces. The ISritish
consul general offered his service as medi
ator, but was refused. It is uncertain
what the result of all this will be, but the
general impression is. that M. Dillon has
exceeded his powers, add that his acts will
be denounced by his government. This
belief is strengthed by his sudden depart
ure, ami his anxiety to be the first to rep
resent the matter to his own
Pacific News, Sept. 29.
NEW FIRSf AND
MEW CtOOOS.
Arey tt Shemwell
Having associated themselves together in the
mercantile business, take this method of inform
ing their friends and the public, that they have
tjken the stand formerly occupied by Mr 11.
Leetc, north-east corner Market Square, Green
street, and have received and opened their stock
tf winter goods, embracing almost everv article
usnally kept in the DIJV GOODS' line, including
Sugar and CofTeCr
Imligo and Madder, PeppcY,'
Spice, Spanish ffrowiw SlatchV
Salciatus, Cinnamon, Mace and
Nutmegs, Saltpetre, Copperas, Alum,
IJeUows, Anvils, Vices, &c ;
Shoes, Hals, Caps and Bonnets
They respectfully solicit their friends awd'the-'
public to roll and Cxafinne their good, us they
arc determined to SELL LOW FOR CASH.
Nov. 17, y
Obsei ver copy.
Thf Mnii ami l.vll on Kfnmfor'd 'utrrrt. th former
Heiil"iirf of Ifli.tm Itlakr. For partleitlar vuquirv of A.
W. SU-el
JNO. O. HAM..
Oet. 27. 1S49 657 -Um'
PC" The above House and Lot, if not dipo.cd
f previous .to Siit-ird.iy the 2"th inst., will then
be oflercd at public auction. Terms at sale.
1T3IT
H.is just icceived by the late arrival frotn the:
TVoiih. a Inge and well assorted atock of
Among which are
Superfine Cloth and Casaimeres,
S.itlinets jnd Ve-tings, well assorted.
Superfine 0-1 Merinos,
Ditto i Cashmeres.
Ditto Af uzdin-de-Laincs,
Tarlfon ri .id. Silk and Wool,
Camel ion Silk, Turk Stin,
limeade Silk, some splendicfj
0-4 blark and blue-b!;icfcf Bombazines'.
Alpaccas, black and'c'olbred.
Pal is square and long Shawls,
Tartan and other Shawls, very cheap.
Ladies' Kobinet Capes, some splendid,
Ditto Muslin, French, ami others.
2000 pieces Calico, French, English, and Do
mestic. 200 piece 1-1 Gingham.
l$et Anker and Eagle Molting Cloths, from ffo.
1 to 10, cheap.
7." packages Short. -
With ninny ot her goods, all of which wer
purchased by the package for cath, and w ill be
offered at the lowest m.irket pric, by wholesale
or retail.
November 17, 1s- in
govern mem.
Phksknt Puicks We learn that at the
extensive sale of" the property of li. Buun,
dee'd, in Nash county, this week, one
negro wheelwright sold for S1875.and
another for gH03 -No. 1 field hands sold
from $r00 to g800. Wilmington and
Raleigh Kail lload Stock brought from
810 50 to 12 per share, lor 1100 paid in.
Turbo ro (Ar. C.J Press.
CAUTION.
Krom th (Boston) hronotype
The popularity of VVintar'a Ralram of Wild Clirrry lian
induced aome mercenary individuala in Tarioux parts ot
ihe country to compound quack nostrnni for the purpose
of deceiring tho puhlic and raining money on the well
earned reputation of thia truly ralinlilr medicine. The
interest of the proprietor cannot suffer, if lie can lut keep
the public informed against thf:l,i preparation attempt
ed to he pnlmed olf in the name of the Wild "herry ; for
certain it i that no medicine ever proTed so efficacious in
a long catalogue of the mom common diseases which --human
fleuh is heir to." or preserved the health and life
of so many thousands of our race as h s I'r. Wintar's
Balsam. Mr Seth W. Kowle.drngidst No. 138 Wa.hiiif;tii
street, is the sole proprietor of the original receipt for the
manufacture of the genuine medicine, and supplies both
at wholesale and retail, and of whom, also agencies can be
obtained.
The tienuine and orginal Dr- Wistar s Balsam of W ild
Cherry, has Kxtensirely Counterfeited in rhiladelplila
and aome thousand bottles of the spurious imitation
thrown into the market and extensively circulated this is
to Caution Dealers and the public fieuerally against pur
chasing any other than that having the written signature
of I. BUTTS on the Wrapper.
For sale in Favetteville, by S. J. HINSDALE.
MARRIED.
In this comity, on the 7th inst., by Alexander
MeLeod, Esq, Mr Emanuel Itranch to Miss
Louisa, daughter of the late Cox JCarter.
In Bladen county, on the 7th inst, Mr Luther
Cromartie to Miss Julia H. Cromartie.
VALUABLE LAND
FOR i
4'
Xr The Rev. .1. R. Hariuari,
Blind Treacher, wilt prteactr at Luraberton. Hotoesoti nonrv
ty. Not. 27th. at caudle-light; at Mount risgatf, 38ttr;
Ash pole Presbyterian hurch. 2tM.h.
J. C. BLOCKER.
P. S. As Brother Harman is blind, wc recouiuieud him
to the benevolence of his congregations.
CONSUMPTION DISARMED of ITS TERRORS
DR. HASTINGS'
COMPOUND SY11U1' OF NAPIIfHA,
DR. IIASTINO'S COMPOUND SYItUP Ot WAPrt
TIIA The gieat Hemedy for (1ortSTiltin. IWline,
Asthuia Spitting of Blood. Night Sweats. 11 itsky Throat.
Wasting of the Klesh. Bronchitis. Cottghs. toldn, anj H
Diseases of the hest and I.ungs.
This celebrated preparation" is pTcnsnn't'tb the tnsfe. Ati4
is so speedy in its operations, that pntieaW plainly feel Its
good effects in a few1 nWritrtes after taking fee first dose.
HASTINGS' tVHlPOUND SVni P OK NAPHTHA
is now being used in nearly all our hospitals, and is also
coming into rapid use among all our best physicians, for
coughs, colds. bd all diseases of the lungs. It has beeat
recommended in the Worst' state of enesnmptioit Ay Ike
celebrated physician. Dr. .Mott. f New-York ; and Pr.
Arnold, ef Savannah. Ja.. writing tn-1 he agent at New
York, under date of Jan. 30. says: " I received the
half-dozen Hastings1 Naphtha Syrup ordered from you,
and am convinced that Naphtha is the principal ingredi
ent. Inclosed is twenty fiTe dollars, for which you will
send me two dozen and a half bottles. I have two patients
in the. Marine Hospital, whom I think Will be beneftflcd
byit.1'
None genuine without the Written Signature of M .
K. AUIUSON 011 the wrapper.
QiJ Price one dollar a bottle Six bottles foi five dol
tars. The usual allowance to the trade.
For sale hv S. J. HINSDALE, Favetteville.
And Messrs J. Sl W. JOHNSON, Clinton.
Nov. 'J.'), IS IS ly
P It ICES CURRENT.
Voi rrcti d weekly ftr the JVorth Oaroliti tan .
rATSTTSVXLLS.
rofM st rnoiM'i
to 6
g.il 75 to XO
..0 to fSO
1H to 20
v -nn a-r. . 0 r,and in ' utn-
berland county, lying on both sides of PupPf -'rek. near
Biff Rockfish. 14 miles we.t of FayeUev.He. (known a.
.u: 1 , 1 .i Tk. are about ISO acres
1 lie tfUiuuciiuuii I'lii'i
ISO acres of
cleared land, well adapted to the cultivation of Corn. Rye.
lie. For turpentiue or tar. u-'"-" " ' -" ' " 1 "
the county. Also, about 40 acres as good upland as can ,
be found.andis deadeneu rej "r '
will be sold on accommodating terms.
It will be fbowo. and any further information given on
oni.lirmtion to the subscriber.
application 1 MALCO.M McGREGOR.
November 17. H49 560-tf
Racon. lb
li randy, peach
(In apple
Beeswax, lb
I 'of Ion. lbs
( orn . Iiu.hvl.
Hour, bid
flaxseed hnshel
Feathers. Ib
Fodd-r. 10 lbs
Hides, green, lb
do dry
Lard. Ib
Oats, bueliel
Oil. I. indeed, gal
Peas, bu.h 1 1
Rye. bushel
Tallow, lb
Tobacco, mannfd.
Wheat, bushel
Whiskey, al
Wool, lb -
Wood oak. per cord, S
ririii ct.
Beef, on the hoof S to 4
Butter, pound 11 te 15
Chickens, eacfc. Jtol2
F.ggs. doren 10
Pork, pound. 4 to 5
Totatoes. sweet bush. i0
do Irish 100
do north'n. bbl
Turkeys, each
Turnips, but-h 60
rnrTTrTii.tr. mif ricTuri
Cotton yarn. po"nd IS
44- brown sht'g. yd 7
7- do do r
Osuaburgs. yard 8 toil
MEHCHlKMir..
Rate rope, ad
Hanging. Tivy. yd
do light
Coffee. Rio. pd
lO to 10 heese. pd
4ft to :o Candles, pd
475 to $.5 I do sperm
J0O to 1 25 Copperas, pd
HO Irou, Swedes pd
75 I do extra sizes
3 to3Ji do F.nglish
to 10 .Lime bbl
Lead. bar
:Melasses. gal
Nails. Keg pd
Oil. lamp gal
I de tanner1.
1 Powder, keg
Rice, pd
III rand T. cal
(in. Holland.
Rum. Jamaica.
do St Croix
do-.N E
Raira pd
Sugar. N O. pd
d I'orto llico,
do St Croix,
do Lump,
do Loaf,
Salt, seek
do alum
7 to 8
77 to .TO
65 to 70
60 to 55
B0 to 66
lo to 11
5 to 16
75 to 85
45
12 to 15
mil
10 to 11
16 to ao
13 to 15
10 to 11
lo to 11
) f v 17
36 to 45
6
; to
3 to 4
175 to 200
5 fo 7
to SO
6 to 5 H
ft7 to 140
bbl 1750
400 to 5 Mi
3',' to 4
150 to 400
J60 to 176
gal ' 200'
78 to 150
35 to 40
2 to IK
to S
7 too
b to 10
tolt
11 to 13
1 60 to 175
bush 37 to 50
Tea. pd 50 to 1 50
Twine, bagging pd 20
55 to Ml
100 to 160
ICO to 300
1 75 to 225
225 to 275
OA) to 225
SB
LAND
FOR SALE.
The subscriber offers for sale his PLANT TION. con
taining 455 fccres. lying on both- rides of Stewards Creek,
between 8 and 9 miles west of Fayetteville. near the Mor
ganton road There are about 50 acres ' cleared and In a
state of cultivation; the remainder (being wall timbered)
is well adapted for the timber and turpentine business
There is a good mill site. Tbera is also a dwelling and
the usual out-houses; and as regards health and gooa
water, it cannot be surpassed in the ronnty.
Persons wishing to purchase, will find the "". 'T
e premises, who wUl take P gXtlBOCII.
the
- Nov. 17, 1849.
560-2'
Wine. Malaga
do .Madeira,
do Port
Glass. 8x10 box
do loxl2
White lead keg
Bacon has advanced a little, but other articles have not
materially changed price?. Cotton is a shade lower, but
we have not altered quotations. There has been a good
deal of produce in dwing the week.
WILMINGTON MARKET. 035 JJ1" T,"P'n
tine u ere disposed of at bhl for e"
.. , , v . An hbl Tar were sold at
dip, and $1 for hard. 40 tDis t r
SI 10 per bbl.; and 175 bids at $fl,3.- SSo sales
if SpiBJ Turpentine or Rosm since our last re-
000 rflooKeboanIs (river lumber)
er J 4hvod of at per M . Two rafts of
rofll TinXr were sold at 4 and S1.50 per M.
A lot of K. O. Wd Staves, (tressed and rough,
fu,d at 14 per M for dteetfra.nd$12 for rough.
The market is well supplied with provisions at
present, and prices fair. Commereial.
CHERA W.Nov. 13. Cotton 91 to 10- hn -7
to 7 J flour 0 to Gl Iron 5J to 6, &a!li
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