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The Tarboro' Southerner.
Thursday, - - August 14, 1873. WILLIAM lilGOS, Editor TAKBORO'. NORTH CAROLINA. Rather Late It would look somewhat ludicrous tvpro it not for consideration of the suffering inflicted upon innocent victims of Radical tyranny to notice that Grant, the butcher, and Attor ney General "Williams, his satrap, have at last consen'ed ti pardon the so-called Kn-Klux criminate. Look at the picture: Before the election it waa abso lutely necessary for the re-election ol Grant that some principal and ex eiting hobby should be kept before the minds of the North and fast dying prejudices be renewed n.-ainst the Southern people. This policy called forth a great howl and cry against the Ku-Klux, and it succeeded but too well. Bat now, having effected the pur pose of their prosecution iu making Grant a second Emperor, his American Majesty Grant I consents to remember jut-tice, and condescends to deliver these poor creatures from Northern dungeons, where they have so long languished under the bitter rule of ar bitrary pow -r nd official tyranny. While delightful to see our fellow Southerners res'ored to light and lib erty, we accord none of the praise to President Grant. They simply served his purpose, and are now treated as worn-out brute. Too late, Mr. Grant, to expect any credit for justice and right. At Last. For some time past an attempt has L -en made by Mabson and other colored leaders of the Radical party in the couny to procure at some public meet ing a 6troog endorsement of Thomas Settle. Th:s was effected in Tarboro a few days since, wlieu the most complimenta ry resolutions were adopted endorsing th:s apostate of North Carolina. Cirieret county has done the same At the meeting in Carteret Lon Jloore showed some pluck, and c'aimed for the colore! people more of the public pny. He said Ue would remind the colored I eople, and his white Republican li ieudi who were present, that ia his district there wis f ub'ic patronage to the amount of thirty t housand dollars, and the colored peopb only received tweti'y nine bundled of that large amount, when the fact is known thai they cast nine tenths of the vote, and without them the party ou d not be bUstained. Always So. We arc becoming heartily disgust d st reading ia almost every newspaper thi we p'ck up, nau-eating puffs of rertain ho'el proprietors at summer re bolt-; all over the State. There is no doubt thaf some deserve praise and corr u endaticn for attention to their guests and exertions to please, but, our experience is tLat 9 out of 10 sire the veriest harpies in the land and have no mere consciences than brutes. They seem to look upon sumrrer board r rs as legitimate prey for their plunder and spoliation, and, with rare except ions, never fail to take advantage of his or her necessities. As a body they are unscrupulous and mercenary, petting more for the same iuivalent than any other set of peo ple iu the world. It is about time that newspaper cor respondents and reporters had aban doned this pernicious practice of puf fery. "Rev." Sol. Pool. It dees really seem that some men, a few years since of fair reputation, are doing their beet to rival the reputation of Beast Butler and est ab'isb a character for infamy hat will follow thtm to their graves, and follow with a blighting and withering totieh their postivity or generations to come. Ths latest instance of a desire for infa mous notoriety is shown in the person of Solomon P.wl, the s., called Prudent ot enr once honored State University. While at college before the war, and placed under hw tup Ion, we. in common with our class, looked npon this man as a quiet, inoffensive creatuws, of remarkably moderate abilities, bnt disposed to the twr, so far as such poor abilities per mitted. We never tbonght for a moment that he would ever turn to become a vile tra dncer of the women of his own State ; the infamous Itbtlhr of the purity of oar mothers, sisttr, and daughters. But Kad Valism is calculated to change the lef t characters of any men. The low, degrad ing aPsociat ion absolutely necessary in a nf jiarty of snch a style as it inown in this Kta e could not fail to pervert the purest mind, (oven if a pure mind could stand sneh association,) and sueh has been tLe result upon the character tf Tool. Onctf reflected for his inoflensiveness mut j i Uuch-l piety, he is now the uiteutned of every decent man in the itnt. Hui ct ntent with crushing every hope of rt storut u n f the ruiversity,he has throu gh iW nxdi. rn of veunl Radical sheet Amdio assail tlie reputation of one of the lie-. and pnrest women of North Carolina 1hi k'i Mrs. Kicr earn well lan-di to FCiiii hc!i pa l frtin si:c!i a nierabl crti,.,-, , t it U fione less the duty of the public j to denounce such uumiti HaU d n c3iuiies and hold up to public acrti tt m'lMNab'.ea' t'ior. 'be nxarW s.jr f om Uii eariiry H- tic li.v UilUr $oi lu fulmo vcputali u. The "Williamston and Tarboro Railroad- Notwithstanding the recent injunction of Judge Bond, granted some weeks since, to prevent the gale of he above r"ad, jet it seems thai he has failed to sustain him self, and the road is again advertised for sale in Tarboro on Tuesday, the 26th inst. It is hardly probable that any further interruption will be made, and the road, franchises, etc., will be add as advertised. It Is confidently expected the firm of S. P. Bayne & &o , of New Yo- k, who hold a considerable amount of the bond, and who were instrumental in preventing the sale last month, will become the pnr chasers, aud thut they will at once proceed to finish the line to Williamston. The Election. The recent election presents a strange anomaly in State politics, and shov.s how little reliance can be placed in the professions of pro fessed politicians. Though not yet abs lately certain that the amendments are adopted, the latest reporcs encourage us in the belief that such has been the case, and thereby that some of the most monstrous imp sMons ever imposed upon a people have been removed. But even if it is so, the people have no reason to thank the Repub lican leaders. It is a notorious fact that in all the negr j counties, which are con trolled by a few white Radicals, the coloi ed vote was thrown almost in a mass against the amendments. Af:d this was effected solely and entirely by their influence and in structions, notwithstanding they had either expressed themselves in favor of the amendments or had de clared tneir intention to remain neutral on the subject and exercise with the negroes none of th.ir influ ence, one way or the other. It is simply a falsification of the plighted word of these men ; but what better could one expect from Radical leaders in a Southern State? We took them upon trust this time, believing they could, for once, preserve tt eir respectability and truthfulness, but that has passed and gone. They have proven themselves en tirely unworthy of confidence ; and, hereafter, aaio g decent people they must expect to receive the trea ment of unmitigated political liars. The Eastern Press on the Wilmington and "Weldon Railroad-Its Increase. Nearly eight years ago we took geiu ral aud editorial charge of the Southern eu, and have, without int rmisKion, beou cn trailing its eo'. jmns during that timo. A few reminisce" ees conueciad with news paper life in this sectiou may not prove uuin teresting. and wul show how rapidly journal ibtic ambition has seized upon a number of rising spirits. In the winter of 1S63. when the huutheiixeu passed into our hand tue number of estab lished papers a!o:ig the line of the VVu'iuington and Weldon Railroad were few, Terr few. These comprised "The State" at Weldon, whit h died an untimely death, and wont where the '"woodbine twineth." "The Carolinian," cf Wilson, was the next, 111 flolirlihincT nrAm. - -1 - taken the line ran Oown to Wilmington before an' ther j' urnal was found a distance of one hundred and sixty miles. Now. how is ii? Mart from Weldon with the ifoanuke News, a worthy successor to that admirable and s iccussful paper of the same name, ran by Stone A Uzzcll, but now con trolled by the Maiming Brothers. And then Er.ii- VS., only ab nit twenty miles distant from Weldon, mcetbl us with a beau tifully printed sliest, known as "The Eutielo Times, and ably edited by Daniel Bond, Esq. A few miles more and the Batth-b ro Ad vance, one of the best conducted papers along the line, enlivens our vision, and allows that Jimmy Wifiiams, though young iu the cause, anddisp'sed to "cat peotry,' knows how t run a paper. It requires bnt a few nnre snorts and levo tions of a fine engine wi.h a fully acquainted engineer, when brakes are blown down for Rocky Mount, and we arrive at one of the most growing places along the route of the road. Two paper, one Democratic and one Badi cal, attest the progress of the town. The Mail by Thrrp Brothers, and the Ex positor by Stilley, show that our neighbor is uot to be dispised in the way of papers. And a few miles more briugs us to Wilson, the centre of jouralistic life. Mr. Sinrle1arv keeps up the well deserved reputation of the Plaindealer.whi.e Prof. Hassell of the Quarter ly Institnte, and Bev. Mr. Gold,of Lion's Band mirks, fully sustains their characters for able expound' rs of church and vchool discipline. Broth'.-r Bointz, of the Messenger, published at Gohlsboio, sext c'.aims our attention, and we do not hesitate to fcay that he is one of, if not the mobt.successful publisheilin the State. The Masonic Monitor, sent out from the same office and by the s ime editor, is regard ed as standard authority for the crait. A Radical organ, the Standard, is also pub lished in Goldshoro, mid is a great improve ment in ability upon its predecessor, the News. Wilmington is the next best poiut tha; we can ai present think o', and ii is only neces sary to ca 1 the names of the pap. rs to show excellence- .The Journal, by Engelhard & Saunders; the Star, by Wm, H. Bernard, and the 7'ot, by J. C. Mann all dailies. And this completes tho list, so far as we can now remember, along a line of railroad one hundred and sixty iu;les iu length fou: teen iu all, when eight years ago there were but four- This, of course does not include the papers nearby the main line, such as the Soctiieux eh, Ei.quirer, ic. It is very possible in such a long list we have uninte tiouallj omitU d s.mie- If o, brothers of the press will confer a favor by so stating. For general information we Trill state that the election returns must be made by the sheriff of counties to the Governor, and when sent by nml must bo registered. The returns will be compared by the Governor in the presence of Se retary of State, Treasurer nd Auditor, on the firs' Monday in December Dext, aud if it should apjiear that a majority ol rotes have been polled in favor of the amendments or any of them, the fuvernor shall make the fact known by proclamation, and the amendments so am.oiuiccd 1m come a part ef the Constitution. TS'.ere is a swindler traveling "round tha country under the name oi 'Eugene Van Dorn. lepresenting himself to be iwn of the Confederate Gcucral iLut Haute. The Duties of the Press. Communicated, Editor Southerner: The issue in this State, Ken tucky, relative to a "General Rail road Law. his be'Q de:ided 10 its favor, and the example thus set should be a guide to those behind the times, but no law, general or special, will be urged upoD the Legis Isttvre and appreciated by the publh unless the press of this section of the fetate, requiring its blessings, come to the f ont and place its advantages in telligently before the people. Com munications on this important subject could ba written from now until 1900 and all of them combined would not have one half the effect, on the publi mind, as one good editorial in ear-h leading paper in the State, would pro dure in one week's time. Editors, like representatives, are but servants and sentinels of their re spective communities, and the honor they receive, by being sustained by tho publp , must be repaid by in watch f ili.e-s and laboring to in mote the in-erests of their patrons. No duty is moe responsible or more honorabl than that which necessity devolves on the man who places himself at th head of a paper, and if ho fails to com bine all the elements essertial to the position he occupies, his doom i- seal ed and he soon dwindles into an iocu bus, who-e t-ight disgusts the eye and aicliens the heart. How differ-nt the oppos're side of this picture : the ed i or who comes squarely and uuflinch ingly to the front always meets a smile, with atrong words of encouragement and looks that plainly tell him "go on, 'you are right; ''your paper is wor thy ard we will support it, and sustain you. Have you ever tele, this way Mr. Editor ? If so, lead off by proud ly raising your flig higher and inscri bing on its folds "General Luws,' Down with special legi litioo ; "Railioads;" ' Quick and cheap tran sit," and it will not be long before prouder feelings than any that have ever yet sent eestaey coursing through your beine, will come like sweet balm to footii your weary 1 nibs and taxed brain 'when tired nature sinks to rest,' or while the cares aud lesponsihi ities of your pesition weigh heavily on you. What proulerjor nobler ambition can prompt a man than that which bids him lead oo to great and good ends ? What greater Messing can man be -tow oo his fellow men than by so shaping their eff iirs that- their pos sessions are doubly enhanced in value and they are enabled to realize that by 1 ii i fortsWidow and Orphat he i left alone will have an ample com petency to keep them from being de pendent ou the cold charities of the world? How many great and good enterpri ses have been started by the humblest of men and carried on to glorious re salt", sini ly by the impetus given from time to time, by their humble pieces until capital aroused itself and reap ed a rich reward lrom the labors and biaiu w rk it never deemed worthy of notice or other than public property? Ber.eath the sod sleep an army of mighty men whose editorial labors and writing- a d far mora to making Atner o gre. t t lisin all the science the world has ever seen, lor 't was tneir pens that pointed out the ways and menus wh en encouraged and ereated science aud developed barrenness into bloom ing gardens, Will you not seo the force of m) argument, dear friend, and be led by its teachings? Yea. I kmw you will, for no man loves old North Carolina niori than you, or will sooner and iy ucuiaua justice ior tier children and eno jurage progress in her borders. Your pen has aiways been used to promote her interests and time will prove that its powers can aid will hold up for public scorn the infamy it beholds while tho vir tues of til will receive etout praise.- f om its point. Bv an accidet t 1 have run e it'rely off of my '"railroad'' sulj cf, and if I ever expect to get to the eoa of this article I mut get ou the track again. What I Lave written is intended to impress editors "generally," (not "spe cial'y," ft r 1 depise everything special jxcipt "special g'fts" male to me,) with the importance of i rit ig about e ry j radical and substan ial tbine i hat truly interests their patron- and f you will come out in your next is sue with an editorial ou a "General Railroad Law,'' ' General Laws,'' Special Legislation,'' do., I will feel that my time has Dot been thrown a vay I know tl e Enquirer will aid you i'i urjii ig the construction of a narrow guage or any other kind of railroad from Plymouth to Salisbury, for it has had an garlic e in D. ts colums on the subject already. Dou'tlet Stamps get ahead of you for it would be a shame to let a western man come east and in duce cistern people to go west faster than they are willing to, when in real ity they are more anxious to "go west" than any people I ever knew. I have writtPii for a copy of the General liailroad Law ol New Jersey," and, when it conies to hand, I will for ward it for publication. B. We take the following extract from a pam phlet copy of the address of Dr. S. S. iSateh well, of New Hsuover, being a re rintficm the Charleston Medical Journal and Review of July. The address was delivered before the Alumni Association of the University of Kew York, and is an able and eloquent production. The extract is a feeling tribute to one who was an ornament to his proiession and to the com munity in which he lived. Br. batohwell said: "In this connection you will pardon an ex pression of iS'tate pride, and even of fcta e' rights, in the remark, that the first operation for club foot ever pei formed on the An-ericau Continent was by an eminent and lamented suigeon of my own State, Dr. James H. Dick ens. He operated at Fayetteville, North Car olina, in the month of January. X855, npon a limb greatly distorted and much shortened, and tho operation was entirely successful. The leading phyfieian of that State before and at his death, he was one ot the ablest and most nistiuguished medical men in the whole country, and none if our illustrious dead have lett a nobler record for puritv of life. Chris tian graces, and high-sonled devotion to duty and his profession, than has this modest gen tleman, and accomplished, successful physi cian. He fell nobly with his harness on, a victim of yellow fever, in the heroic discbarge of his duty, during tha prevalence of that acourgmg epiuemtc, wineii, m the year J.B02, so greatly depopulated the now flourishing ty of Wibxington, in tha good old State," cr The regata of tthe Carolina Yafcch Clnh in Wrightsvile Sound, oo Wed nesday was wttseesed by a large crowd. The Hatch Rt(a took tho firt prze, the Carolina the stcooJ, and the Little i Siiicr tie third. vl atters and Things from the Mountains Davidson Colleoe, Aug. 7, 1873. Editor Southebneb: Just before I was ready to'forward yon an account of commencement here, I saw an ex tract in the Southerner from the Charlotte Gbserver, in which the writer gave a very graphic account so far a he saw it, with two exceptions. In the first place he seemed to nave so nearly exhausted bis eulogistic powers on Gen. Clingman's address to the Societies, that he had very little left for Mr. McDoneirs address before the alumni, whiah waa un doubtedly one equal, if not a superior address. In the next place he awarded the "Rockwell Prize" to'Prof. Richardson's eon, whereas, it was I airly won and given to a Mr. Richardson from Clayton, John. son county, Prot and Mrs. R. have some very bright little boys, but none old enough to vie with a Latin class. In the next place the ce respondent of the Observer wai not present at the beginning, and, I think, the best part of the "feast." Not like that of Cana, ot Galilee, was the "best wine kept for the last," but it was "dealt out' first in two sermons, preached by Rev. Jtr . Ir- vme.ioi ua , ana craven, or Trinity Epllege Theor was more of Dr. Irvine's than of Dr. Cra ven's' sermon.but whether there was mere in it is a qeestion on which there tre different opin ions. Commencement here altogether waa a complete success. Since then it has been quite dull, most of the students having gone home, and the faculty "rusticating" in the mountains. Several members of the facnlty and citizens left here for ft mountain tour about the middle of July. Some left the railroad at Morgan- town, tome at Hickory Tavern, aud some of ns went on to Marion, where we spent five days very pleasantly in the "Local Minister's Arisociation"and with those hospitabl citizense Doubtless you and many of your readers saw an account of the association in yesterday's Raleigh Christian Advocate. Marian is beau tiful for situation, being almost 'in the midst of the mountains, and commanding a-viw of the Black Mointains, Mt. Mitchell, Hawk's Bill, Table Rock, and many other beautiful peaks of surpassing grandeur. So many graphio discrtptions have already been given by the mountain- totrriat, that I will not attempt it now; but, whenever you ascend the peak of Round Knob yon will goon see that the half hag not been told. On our return we stopped at White Sulpher Springs, where there is every facility for health and enjoyment that the invalid pleasurd seeker could desire. Those who have visited both, say that the water and accommodations are in all respects equal to White Sulpher in Virginia. 7t is strange that so many of onr people go abroad seeking health and pleasure when there is a "fe ast home." I was pleased, though, to find quite a number who have for merly gone to Virginia and other springs, registered at White Sulpher, among them Hons, Ransom, Merrimon, Judge Clark and families. I met the two former at Old Fort on their way to Asheville, but they were to return soon. If you find time to leave that warm sanctum this summer, I hope you will go to White Sulphur, and you wifl find Dr. Elliott, the proprietor, equal to the occasion, and I have no doubt the "Southeukek will be satis fied." It is orly six miles from Hickory Tavern, a good road, and a pleasant ride in those Ado omnibuses that are there on the arrival of every train. You will find your brother quiZis ot tha Piedmont Prss to bo warm-hearted, (as editor a generally are), aud Hickory Tavern one of the most pleasant and thrifty and pleasant village on the Western Uailroad, or any other road. The special term of court is still going on iu Charlotte, with Hun. Judge Moore presiding. According to the rato that the docket has ooen cleared, it will take twelve weeks to got through. But I suppose they will get along faster after the ease between the contending presidents of the A. T. & O. B. T. is settled, which will probably be to-morrow. Tuesday the court appointed a temporary receiver for the road, boon after which the ex-president received some hard words from the president elect, and the latter reoeived seme hard blows from the former. I have read "B's" communications in tho Southckxeb wi h much interest. He is a sen- sib'e man, and I hope the road he speaks of lrom I'lymouth via Williamstou, Tarboro yid zvtcjbk ju I'tni .-i e mug, and "B" m4e president of it. I tnink he wiU be wide awtke enough to keep it out of the hands of the Southern Security Company. That is the trouble wiih the A. T. & O. Road now. Tha 'new issue' belongs to that clique, and soma of them have acknowlegei that Col. Johnston (the ex-president) is the only man in this sec tion that thev dread. Election here to-day is going very quiet. I think the Constitutional Amendments will be carried here almost unanimously; bnt the ma jority are opposed to the "fence law," and I think they are mistaken. I voted for it, and would, if no e nc else had. At one o'cock P M., the vote stood "no fence," 2o; "fence,' 5o. For amenduitLti, 7o: nearly 11 the faculty aud students gone away too. The celebrated Rock Spring Camp Meeting begins to-night. I expect to attend, and after my return you will hear again from For the Southerner. The Races Halley vs- Flora. Editoii Southzbse : My attention has jnst been attracted by a communication, headed "Halley vs. Flora," which appeared in last weeks is sue of j onr paper. The writer of tLe above metioiied article, confessedly bard to con vince that his judgement is at lault on any occasion whenever it is brought into exer cise, bnt more espee ially when he baa sus tained a little pecuniary loss in backing it; and he certainly could not ofTer more con vincing proof and incontrovertible argu. rents in support of the fact than does the above alluded to article. The following are the imaginary good reasons he avail:) himself of to prove to the public that his most excellent and highly prized judgment was not at fault : 1-t. That the mare had the outside of the track. 2d. Tl at she was run on the out side of the first curve. 3d. That she car ried 29 pounds more weight. 4. That she was entirely out of condition; and this, to mym'nd, had nioro to do with defeating ner than any other one thing. .Now let us examine and and analyze the above reasons, and see if we cannot show their obvious futility a little more lucidly than would appear at the first cursory glance at them. The first argument that "Mot'ey avails luriiscll of in support of his opinion is uiu only tenable mie of the four, aud which we are ready and willing to acknowledge that there is some force in. and a degree of plausibility not to be found in bis others, viz; That the mare had the outside of the track. This, of couise, in consideration of the oval-like shape of the track, gave the n.1 ly considerable advan tage in making the curves, or at least the first one. But e contend that this is one of the unavoidable necessities incident to such a track, and that whenever you place those same horses on the track again that the'ehances at e just as strong (or as h gainst the mares getting the outride, that it is one of ths chances she will he to run, but belore we finish we will propose a plan to 'Morey by which this serious disadvan tage may be obvia'ed. Hie second argument in b! zealons de fence of bis roost excellent Judgment fs embraced in bis first- and means the same thing, for he my s that the mare wax run on the outside of the first curve, which is very apparent (uoles we presuppose that the niftie w vastly swifter than her m pet.tor, which I da uot believe) that sueh wotlUl have been, the case, whan it Is known he sUrttd oa the outside, and that the Utr tip point U not rre than fifty yards t the fr--t point of inolltwtlofl toward the curve, but tbix lotds a parses o enquir ing disposition to another question if the mare was on the outside of the first enrve when was she on tre second r rcoo an swers when ! following beautifully about fifty ynrdsln the filly's wake, which enor- monr distance was only to oe widened on the homestretch, when there was a relaxa tion of the pull undet which the filly had been running, permitting her to come borne nn easy winner. And as to what "Moray" has to say with regard to tl e extra amount of weight car rinrt bv the mare amounts to nothing ex cept to display bis entire Ignorance of the rules of raciuir, for U has long since been one of the well denned and estaousnea rules of all first-class racing associations, that in the absence ot any positive and express agreement to the contrary, that there is a difference or weigm io ne cameu allowed in favor of younger norses Whitherthe mare in this particular instance carried more or less weight than she should have done according to the rules of racing we are not sufficiently conversant with turf topics to say, bnt am rather In dined to the opinion that the difference in this case was 'about in accordance with the rules, at any rate it did not differ but a few ponnds either way. The fourth argument, with reference to the mare being out of condition, etc., is exceedingly conso ing and quite refreshing to we poor unfortunate individuals who lost our money betting, heavy odds on thitt fine-looking, nimble, glossy, well kept looking animal, (Halley). whose limbs before the race were apparently as snple as an eel, and whose general appearance gave rise to snch expressions as these lrom the numerous lookers on, as she majestically walked around the track "limbering up ' tor the approaching contest. "She can beat." "She can run." "She'll beat the filly at least fifty yards," "She U in so much better fix than her competitor." ';Loek at the well muscled hind-quarters and fore-Arm, her symmetrical shape; why the two are incomparable in looks as well as in speed," etc. Donbtesk "Morey" gave expression to some snch remarks as the above, for anv one bavins; such implicit confidence in hit judgment, as he seems to have, would not ie'l the slightest delicacy in venturing his opinion ia public, and perohance thereby caused ns to bet heavy odds on the mare. But we must confess that our little lossea had quite a different e fleet npon us from what his did upon him, for we do not think his judgment in regard to the race worth a penny, and that there was more wisdom in the philosophical remark of an old fellow who was quite interested in Halley's win ni ng, who exclaimed as the horses came in the home-stretch, "I'll be d b, if Halley as ! tittle outer if she didn't beat any how!" We will not consume more of your space refuting the arguments of Morey, when tneir absurdity is sufficient refutation with out all? comment, but will close our re marks by saying to Morey that as be back ed his judgment, and his confidence in it remains Unshaken by betfng 3 to 1 on Halley out of condition, he most assuredly will not fail to bet 4 to I on Halley when she cets'in fix. If so we will wager mail a Mount wim him, and obviate the disadvantage of a circnclar track, by run ning him on a strait one and give him choice of sides. Toura is iahkest. m m The Rocky Mount Mi.il says: Gus Rogers Ool 1 waa arranged before Jus tice Fountain last Tuesday, charged with assault, wttb intent to cotrmtt i rape oo Olive Lewis, Col his Etep daughter, a; ed 13 years. Bound nver, instead of being bonnd up to a tree like any other dog. The Convention of 1835, memr rablc in ou history as the ablest body that ever convened n this citv, commenced its session on the 4th Uav or Jure, in tne rn.-sbvfrian ll;nrch. In looking over the erieinal signatures of the one hundred and twentv-eight members of that body yesterday, affixed to the e.ath ad ministered to them ou the opening of the con vention, we counted ordvmne that are now iviug, viz: Uurjrfss o. (iaither, of Bnrke Haniel M. Barnnger, then of Catawba, now of WaKe. Asa riiiTK", men or Mart m. now or Nor folk. Va , John L. linily, of l'uncombe. Alfred Dockery, of Richmond, It eldon N. Edwards, f Warren, Calvui Graves, of Caswell, Kenneth Rayner, then ol Hertford, now of Slississippi, Stop those chills that br.ve been h.irras sing you so long, as they sometimes end in that fatal disease called by some the "Up Country Telle w Fever." They can be very easily stopped by taking Simmons Liver Regulator. Do not delay; go at once to yonrttrngijrai, anl get apackage and be cured. AUVERTISCMEXTS CHOWAN BAPTIST FEMALE ITIfTO, Murfreesboro, N. 0. The last scstion of this Institution was the most prosperous of its history. l ne next session wiu begin first WednesdaT in October. Charge for Board and Literarv Tnition (Latin and French included, for whole session of nine months, $158. For catalogues address, a. McDowell, ju!3I6t President. GREENSBORO FEMALE COLLEGE, CSreeensboro, IV. 7. The fall session will begin on the 27th of August next, under the presidency of Bev T. M. JONES, the former President. The Faculty will consist of Professors W. G. DOTJB, A. M., W. F. ALDER MAN, A. M.. and F. J HAHER with a ful corps of accomplished lady teachers. For circulais containing full informs Hon apply to the President, or to J. A. CUNINGGIM. jly 31-6t Sec. of Board. MANUFACTURED BT Tappey, Lums&en & Two men can pack a 500 bale and do it with easn. ort sticks and take two longer ones. I hare seeu many presses but yonrs is fc'ie best. liiilSjli'-'- ! : mm ' H ; Bfe:;t:;MiJllr 1 ) I T i5u f 3 Prl0 lit Plt SEW ADVERTISEMENTS LOOK HERE! Weary Woman! There Is Best for You. STEAM WILL DO YOUR WORK. THE STEAM WASHER, OR Woman's Friend, The latest, the cheapest, the he-st no r.ib- bing, no poaudin;, no turning or tear ' ing, no c.umsy cylinder, and no iwerty or thirty dollrr ex De se. irtenra d es it all. AltVo gh often attempte-d, no method had been discovered ol applying stea'ii directly to the clothing, which coult? be used iu a profitable: manner, for el.iinesSic purposes. The wo.UAM's n;tf,.u washes without labor. It will d the washing of an endinarif f.nnily in thirty minutes to an hour. The Steam Washer is superior to all either devices, for the fol lowing reasons : 1st. Tt does its own wnrk. thereby wiv ing a large portion ol tue timo usually taken in a family. 21. It uses much less soap than is re quired by any othertnethu I. 3rl. It leqnires no attt-ntion whatever while the process of cleaning is coin? on. A lady can do her washing while she is eaunsr her breakfit-M and doing up tuo breakfast dishes. 4th. Clothing wears double the timo, washed in this washer that it will washed by a machine, or by hdnd-kibor, or a wash board. 5lb. Lace curtains, and all fine fabrics, are wash d in a superior manner. All fabrics, from the finest lace to a bed-blan ket, can be washed pei foctly, aud with euse, without the rubbing-board. It is truly a Labor and Clotbes Saving Invention. I coultl giv thorsands of certificates as to merit, but none can be .satisfied until they see it iu operation. It ouly needs to be -eeu to be appreciated. The undersigned, haviDg purchased the RIGHT for the County of Edgecombe, and having made arrangements with Mers. l'LUMMEil, LEWIS & CO, for the insnul'ueiure of the n ie, is prepared to furnish tluiu Uj ou de man J. i. w. umiT, a!4 3m TAR HOIK). N. 0 A RARE CHANCE FOB INVESTMENT ! ! ! One Fourth Interest in thaSdgscombe Agricultural Wfrks For Sale. Iherebr offer for sale mv one-fourth in terest in the lldirocon be Asrriculturul Works. For particulais, Address A. J. Hlts, mison, r. V. Or a7-6t Hon. GEORGE HOWARD, Tarboro, N. C. WILSON Collegiate Seminary, For Young Ladies- The 14th s ssion will commence on Wednes day, the 1st of October. For particular infor mation, address aug.7-3m J. PeB. Hooper. OXFORD FEMALE SEMINARY OXFORD, 1ST. C. Miss M. E. MITCHELL, Principal. Mrs. E. N. GRANT, Associate Principal Mrs. W, H. MORROW, Teacher of Music. The exercises ot the institution will be resumed JULY 30th, 1873. A limited number ot boarders taken. Circulars on application. jly 3U3ra Cotton Fress. Petersburg:, Va. Wl.tn nearly do u lay aside the C. E. ASYGTJE, Henderson, JT. C. ntbui - g, ftUO. DTT(0N IMS. EXCELSIOE Is the best in use. It cannot be choked. Gins clean and last. Head the Certificates of men well known in this county: Messrs. Pltjitmeb, Lewis & Co. essrs. IxrjVWEB, IjBWIB s VjO.: uems , I find it to be all that the makers claim ;on with it, and have not seen or t eard of w . y-i -i ber. cotte different kinds of gins, and am better pleased used. Kespecuuny, Messrs. Pmjmmeb, Lewis & Co : Gins last season , and have no hesitation in It picks very clean, and cannot be choked. ct, jjviui m. UKADLET Tabboro, N. C, April 22, istj Messrs. FxrmfEB. Lewis A Co.: Gentlemen T purchased of your house one of vl ' Eicelsior Gins last season, and I recommend it for its facility in ginning. I never kneV ' be choked, and to test this I rut an experienced einner to the work and it grinned an..; .Io Other expeiienced ginners tried to choke it not receive the cotton faster then the saws ginned clean, and the gin filled the bill as very respecttuuy, etc., I htve read the above statement of Mr. D. pgard to the Massey Gin. I have had one in Messrs. P.. L. Co.: Gents I purchased Gins, and recommend it ss one of the best I ever saw. t picks fast and olean. Experience dinners tried to choke it, but failed. It would not receive the cotton faster than the n would relieve the seed. It comes up to what it is recommended. 1 Yours, etc., uriUKL CULZOCK. We also sell the COCKADE COTTON PRESS. GItcs entire Satisfaction. PLOT5IEK, TARBORO, N. C, j5-3m Agents for Edgecombe and surrounding (jounties. fiSend iu vnur orders earlv. The Coach Business. ESTABLISHED 1857. A. WILLIAM ON J. Having resumed the entire control of the Coacli Busi ness jt his old stand, recently occupied by Messrs. Hussey Bros. & Co., respectfully announces to the citi zens of Edgecombe and adjoining counties, that after a PBAITICAL EXPKIIIKXIIK OF 35 YEA It he feels competent to rival any Southern market in manufacturing No. 1 Work, and he is now prepared to furnish Fine Carriages Phaetons, Buggies, IVagons, Carts, and everything embraced lowest figures, and with patch. He solicits a share of the public patronage, and before buying, purchasers should call and examine his complete Stock. He offers unequalled induce ments, aud will prepay freight on all kinds of work to purchasers at any point in Eastern Carolina. Special attention paid to Repairing and Horse Shoeing. He will also attend personally to all work brought to his shops. J. A. WIIXIAHSOX. Ap-ill73m. TARBOUO, N.O. NORTH CAHOUNA STATE ILife Insurance (Company, Raleigh, North Carolina. CAPITAL, OFFICERS Hon. Kemp P. Bittlc, President. 1 . II. Caweros, V ice. President. W. E. Hicks, Secretary. O. II. Perry, DIRECTORS. Hon. Kemp P. Batth-, lion. Tod R. Caldwell, Uon. John VT. Cunningham, Col T- M. Holt, Hon. Wm. A. Smith, Dr. W. J. Hawkins, Hon. John Slanning, t,enerai w R Cox, Col L If Humph rey, C Tate Mutphy, Col Wm E Anderson, John G Wa liams, C.d W L Saunders, R Y McAden, Col A A McKoy, I J Young, Jumes A Gra ham, F H Cameron. J C McRae, J li Ratcbelor, J C Blake, Walter Chiik, W G L p church, J J Davis, John Nichols. FEATURES AND ADVANTAGES. It is emphalicilly a Home Company. Its lar;e capital guarantees (strength and safety. Its rates are as low as those of any first-class company. It offer desirable forms of insurance. Its funds are invested at home and circulated among onr own pep'e. No unnecessary restrictions imposed upon residence or travel. Policies non-lorfeitahle after twro years. Its officers and directors ure prominent and well-known North Carolinians, wli? experience as business men, snrt whose woith and integrity are alone suBicieut guarantees of the Company's strength, solvency and succ ess. THEO. H. 11 ILL, L' cal Agent, Raleigh, N. C. O. H. PERRY, Supervising Agent. 5SGood Agents, with whore liberal contracts will be made, wanted in every couuty in the State. ORKEN WIL.I.IA3IS, tocal Agent. April 17-3m. TAltBORO. STOP AND LOOK. It will do you no harm, and some good. JUST FROM THE NORTH with a splendid assortment of Spring and Summer Goods Embracing everything usually kept In a First O O of (he bent selection aud a good stock of HARDWAEE, Special attention has been articles in the Gentlemen's Ready Made Clothing, together with a choice selection of Gent's Furnishing Goods & Undenvea r The finest and largest ever brought to Tar boro. It will do your soul good, if not your pocket, to examine bis Hats and Caps, Neck Ties, &e hl epwe t m ftud I will how yoa sigh APfM it r WM S. CLARK COTTON Gil nn r trr . r t i . J A . 3 . i no u. n . juassey 1 oougnt ol you taut It for it. I ginned over two hundred b.i''" its breaking the .rool; in fact, I have nxed 1!" of with the W. Massey Gin than anv rin n " R. rTiEE;", Tapboro, N. , April 11, 157, Gentlemen I purchased of von or e of Massav '. i 1 , . recommending it as the best Gin I have 1 It came fully up to all yon claimed for it by foedinsr -oo nraeh, bnt fonnd tho gin , . would relieve the seed from lint. Theseea. recommended. D. H. BARLOW, H. Barlow, and fu'ly concur in all he stat i use during one season. 5 E. E. KNIGHT. f you last season one of Magscv's Fw,t LEWIS & CO, Harness in his line of business at tlie neatness, durability and dis - 200,000 Dr. E. B. Haywood, Medical Director. Dr. W. I. Ro-yster, Ass't Medical " J. B. Batchelor, Attorney. Supervising Agent. you will certainly secure - Class Dry Goods Establishment, includl Hi 2FL I given to the selection of department, a large lot oi