f hTaf1)oro' Soulliefiier.
Tliarsiav, - October 30. 1873.
THE COUNTY POOR hOIJSE AND
A VISIT TO THESE COUNTY IN
STITUTIONS. DESCRIPTION OF THE BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS
Talk with the ; Inmates-
-I ' ' '! J -. .
Scorched Pif. "., 10., o.
Gorapar-iilveiy few pop'.e in Edgecombe
have nay i is of the character, manage
ment r extent of tha a'iova public ins! I
tuttois, which should iippsal struzly lo
ths best iasti ict of every good citizon.
Acospting the p litn inviU'io i of Dr. W.
A. Du??an, Saperintenlint of the Poor,
wo, on Friday last, ia company with a
nunber of county oIHoUIs aal other citi
I9rn, pai'l a visit to these works and pur
po;j now to jot dovn'a few of our obser
A'j nt the flr-it of ths year tha County
Crn mi'ii5r ditor.ai!i ;.l t arect oa the
laais of th cunty a suitable
for H itim who-w.-re uuahle tq obtain
a'lii5ttuco to tlire Sf"it8 -(am qa aecfmct
of it crow led c ud:ti;n. !
Work was accordingly omT.eno'! on
lie buildina; on the
TWELFTH OF KIT
lat, and H.vi b:en prograiiis eer since,
vith th-3 rJcept'o i of ut six week iu
r'm; fie T)rag4 na nber of bands era-
,.e i b iug six, win) were paid by t lie
T '$! mv,a strict nra is 01x3 feet, and
retains f mrteeu cell or rooitu, do-nen-tins
10x7 feet. These rooms are v-l!
entilated, having a win 1 in each 2x4
eet, across which are 4 irou bars one nch
Two pa-s-igM RiSi) extend" down the
otiildiug, e.ic'i of which terminates iu a
comfortable dining morn, 15x18,' one for
the use ol the w.'i.te and the other f'r the
A SUBSTANTIAL WALL
sep.v-ves the respective lepart nenU, hav
ing a single doir for th': use of the keeper.
:i our opinion, tlw gro it, and probably
only m stake iu th building i.t'li.i I; is
instead of heing plastered. This is already
evi lent, fur the lumber bei:uj g een, tii
1 Dints are ope 11113 an! must necessarily
continue to dl "O.
Plastering would have been ninch cheap-cra-id
1 ich mire durable in ehiricter.
ood p'esin: iu appearanc-f, lu', of course,
this sv 11s w mid have ijetracte ! from the
KEKPKR'S K nSE
18x315 n 1 o. mtaiui'i t;j ro. u, titui
ted u:i a li 11 3 with tue front 'if fie Aylu:i:,
'diS'nnt from the sarue ul o'H thirty I'ttt. '
Work is n y progressing upon a w.il
tea feci in beiiit, wjicb e tibiaoe a:i
asre iu area, havi'ia eea re divisi a m
k 'ep a:art th 1. transit i aa ;s, iu- whieh Ih
Inuittes can iuj y all s iict'iie fecr-ation
8,:ViNi: TdoVSXSD FKET OF Ll'MB IB
hivs alrea 1)" bjeu u.e 1 in lli-i r.o is rucl'iii
(1 ' tbe bud lui'is aid t'as: nisi i: lo I i:v
liresent ti.M, nccurJi'i t t 1; vo -ie'irs o!
the County Treasurer, amount to a hulf
r,.d:r " i
T WiSTT KIYS HL'NQH: DLL4K'S
f-very dtdiar of wliiun was paid o it t .Le '
Wi.s u F.iii 1. Tnis fund, bo vever, or j
tbe pro'-eu' is -x'iauste I.
It is i-siituit.il that t!iissu:i will bo in
creased sjveral hundred doii;'.rs more, in
furuisliitt-j ti2ces.iry afiiclei, such as
tov.-s, belstta Sc
l)r. -Q ig'Ji'i iui'oi ra'd us that lie b id a!
Til ly cec'.-ive six li uaan-d aa l ii: ty ($li5 )
d 'II. li v from t le St te aud liiat an addti.
mal uia "f ti e baa Ir-d a id C:'ty ( 53oL)
d illai was due Iro " the sama-- sjuie oh
Hie 15 li .lay of X ivirO r. '
Tk' allowance of 9: 00 'er heal is pail
by :he State to tfc j c u ity fo.- every insane
person it-portel, who cannot obtain- ad
niittaticu in tae S ate Asylum. Tare are
at pros -iit seven sa ;U p.;rs as ia tk; c -ua-tj
b it we u ti 'derstand lint oa y t-ur wdi
luvki application atp'eseut fdr almissiun
la ti o Ayl i.n. I , hi ihi wiijld a re.-i
gurd ill's work a.s an
lIONOUTo KIJjiCC 1MB
"no o1' wIi'uj 11 " U-jr ejuntv ia t!ie St ite
c u b a-t, au 1 will pr ovu a pleal i.4 eon
trast to tae general rua of ralical cuiit
b g .-.lath u. Of course, n.tnibi-rs of '.Lat
pa: ty received all ik 'ibstau'.:ai bj letj .s
a.-rii.tig ,r miu con-trumiou.
llivin, ti.u.s ed tht exaiuiuatim of tlii.s
biiidii;, oar atiuH'.iiii was next ill a ah 1 1
p 'im 11-jCf r
an'l its surro.in lin.s. A few years aj
the l'o ir lloilie was r -!! cod :. Us pr.-s-e:it
loc itiou, up '11 ciiiny laid, tlicrJ iie
iut? in the tract about acr ts. which was
rvuruing lilt. e or n revenue. Wm k was
iiuniu iiaiely coinuieueed aad souio doz.-u
bouses, cong stiii of two rooms eaeo,
consist b of tight acres midui this is located
tLeSupeiiiitiKidftit's residence, bouses for
the wlme paupers and other buildings n -c-essnry
for the transaction of the business
of the establishment.
There are at present
TWEMTT TWO (22) INMATES,
of whom thirteau are white and nine color
ed.. The cottages, situated rbotTj seventy,
fli'e feet from each other, ars white-wash-el
and pre.si nt a verv neat apM.-arance.
In lact, every tiling about the premises
W8 lookit g
TIDT AND COMyoTABLK,
and red cto much cre lit upon the tast and
gojd ma .agemcut o' the Superintendent.
A v sit, to tha different rooms showed
ih"m. iu m -st instances, to be ch-au and
well-kept, some of theiu remarkably ao
for paupers. The woiueu, or such as were
able, were at work, si. ma
QUILTING, 8EWISO AND KNITTING,
and ail, with a few exceptions, very well
uji;.i;.,i . :
. o-iiici, su'uciiin g unusual in ancn e
They spoke ia higU praUe
o Or. 1'rgzan and aid thev had
ri.KXTT TO KAT,
wero e4')!cnliy ob-ase 1 at the r-
sumpti ni of ratioU!i of sugar and . coffee,
wiiich bad been cut off some tiuiti before.
(-)' ,.,, I,. i, , , .
- . w m: 1 1. nil uu i . ' 1 1 1 1 1 , ;i. i
on. thu.se were to be expected, and our
observations showed them to bj generally
baseless. Regular hospital discip'ina is
observed aud violations are punished by
curtailing of rations, an 1 putting ppoa
bread and water. Offences are of very
rare ctarler and thetttm&6ra are 'wh
sionn3bdwhs 1 :
' Within the enclosure, and convenient to
'the looroa is a
SPACIOUS WASH HOUSE
and privies, thoroughly and regularly
policed and disinfected are attached t
each cottage- The
: COLORED QCABTEttS,
consists of three separate houses aud are
locatei several hundred yards from tbe
main enclosure. Though devoid of the
cleanliness observed in fie white quarters,
these rooms were generally well kept and
thte inmates appeared tolerably we 1 sat
isQed, altuough. they were, mu :h tbe worst
alllicted, aud, consequently, ess aole to
take care ot themselves.
The Poor Ilouse is
BEAUTIFUL LT SITUATED
and the Superintendent is gradually im.
proving its general appearance aud it will,
ere many years, under his management,
assume airujst the outward style of a s'lni
mor resort.. From the general observa
tion made, and a necessarily hurried ex
amination, we are inclined lo the opimou
tnat ia the care and UYaunnntof ber poor,
EDOBCOMBB C DSTT,
as iu oilier milters, may well ba consider
ed the banner county of tbe State- Ana
ttiere is na reason th it this should U"l be
the case, as between three and tour thous
and doburs ace anuually expeiideviiu.the
support of the i'oor Housed including the
salary and su!isis;ence of the Supci intenii
ent and resident P.iyiciau.
Aii aiuiile diuuer, (:o whiclf the ltads
paid special attentiou), including "scorch
ed" py, awaited us as the oottae of the
Superintendent, whotiTaided the part
every opportunity of a thorough inspect! 'u
of h:s style and systeiu ot manage nent.
He placed us under special obligations tor
liTeaaphis Relief Fund.
On Tuesday last the handsome some of
$152 25 was foiwaretl, per cxpie:-s, fr-uu
Tarboi-o to the aid ol the placed striken
city ol MernpLis.
This amourii was raised in a ."hoi t lime
throng 1 the active personal exertions o;
Mr. C M. W'evson, and this libca.ity
speaks well lor-.our community, Cther
sums have lieen previc .sly eat from here,
and the Odd FeIlovs will soon S'i'l f irther
a eg oent the dotations.
Below v:ll be found a lit of the m:b
C. M. Wess n
W. Y. Diiicy
S. S. Nash'
J. li. llytitt
J. L. l!ridei, Jr
IV m. S. Clarii
Dr. J W. denes
V. G. Le.v:
II. I)- Tee!
W. S. L"ii-
C. C, L liner
1 1. lied1 r uiei- & i. o
Jae"!i I'VllenUeilller .,. .
S. II. iiood man
W K. J nes
Jno F. War I
J 15. Collie Id
. 5 00
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. 20 00
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. . 2 (X
I en ell & Bio
V. U W ilis
.1 .iin O'llagan ,
Oa 1 inbt rhii i At li s
r Ol -ti'ieiini-r.
11. h il ..ck
li. M J ol.iiMin
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J. L. ' .Ker
J. tl. B:otl
C ish .
J. IJ. Ctteslll.e
IV. A. Iilsset
Mr Mr. is
J. C. A 1 n
F. Pin ips
W . II. jol-.nsL.
II. C. IJourne..:. ...
U. H. Lewis
J P Hives
J". H Simmon
II 1'. talker
S. P. B -aity
P. II. Ho we
si .1. V hillock , .
E- R. Sta i.ps
O C. Fuiar
m. M Pippeo. . .
A. SlcCibe .....
Ur.'D -h- Wit lams. .
Dr. U Hitts
(! !. W. il. Kn'tgut.,
0 d II. A. I w i.. ..
II. A. WalKe;-
ri. J. Kecch
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Make money a-t aud bouorably, $2 15
per day, or $75 per week, by at once applv
ing Cora territorial right, (which are given
Irec t" neu ), l'scil the best, strongest.
most u-efu', aid lapid selling Sewing
Machine, and Patent Button W rker, ever
u ed or recommended by families, or buy
one Im- yur ovn use: it is only $5. Sen
t ec everj where by express. Add' ess f"i
P'irticniars Jkic mk B. Hudson' &. Co., cm-.
Greenwich & Cortland Sts., X. Y.
No Timic To ik GiWx. A few days
since the c'lair n ill of the B iai d of County
Commissioners "f New Hanover addressed
a letter to ibe State Treasurer, asking, in
view of the present financial troubles, if it
Wu,s his iutjntioii to recomuieud to the
Iesislature an extetision of time for the
collection of taxes.
As,' no doubt, many of our citizens have
entertained the hope that more time
would be allowed for payment, we publish
the letter of ti e Treasurer to show upon
what suck expectations arc based
ASUUT OErAllTSIENT, 1
North (Urolisa, v
Hon. Silas N. Martin, H Umiwjton, N. C:
Dkar Sib I have received yors ot 17lh
The condition of the Treasury is such
as to ren ter it i "pract cuble for ine-to tec
otn nend an extension ot time for the col
lee' ion and settlement of the public tuxes.
I fully appreciate the condition of affairs
as suggested bv.you. but my experience is
tnat an extension ot time, while it would
afford relief iu some instances, would nri-
duce inconvenience and embarrassuieut in
ot tiers, i. reici. . n course, XQ counties.
others. I. refer.
The State Treasury won'd be cri-atlv em
barrassed by such action 6u the pait of tbe
Some Sheriffs hv6 already settled the
State 'I axes and- waile J hey are coming
.... T r. . . I -i .
j uii i uiiiiK u mi'a improper lor me io
, . i
SHicxestea. i. am
jeriuaded' thit you coincide with this
view. i.am,yonrs, very reisjiectUiHy,
I). A. Jenkins, State Treas'r.,
per I W. Bai.v, Ck'f Clerk.
Pratt's Astral Od 13 tha safest and best.
For sale by Pender & Jenkins.
. " An jfcMt fremfffiis. i ' ' '
. .. n iLMtNGToi, Oct. iUM, 1873. ;
7o the Clergy of the Diocese of finzfh
CoroUua ; ' y '
Dear Brithhev : The pestilence at
Memphis seems ui abate very slowly, if at
alb The sufferings and privations of the
people of that stricken city aie uuparalled
in our History, and tbe contributions in
relief of tbaiir distress are almost exhaust
ed. They have the better reason to ex
pect aid from us because many rt them
i re natives of JJ.uth Carolina. I therefore
snggea to those of you who have not al
ied" made collections fer this object in
your congregations, to do so as soon as
possible. He gives twice who givjs quick
ly. Collections maybe forwaidedto Dr.
A. J. Dt Russet, of this city, wb will im
mediately remit them.
I remain very truly,
Your (Vie nd aud brother,
Bishop of the Diocese of N. C.
Tribute of Respect.
SrsuAY EVEM.a, October 26, 1873.
The St. Joliii Sil ging School being iu
session, Mr. K. M. Johnston maiouncei
ibe death of the Aisiaut Sicretary of (be
said school, C amillu '.ak a yettm Dkake,
and eub g-zed upon the Jilo ai.d ubuiaaUr
if Mr I) 11KC. ' ,
Oa motion of Mr. R. M. Johnson, tbe
Pits dent appointed the following gentle
men as a c umiitue to dralt suita'b'e r'so
lutious: Mesis. Johnson, Boy aud Seolt.
Thereupon the commitue retired aud re
ported tbe loiJowliig resolutions, wLicb
cic uuaiiimously adoplid:
Whereas, Almighty God has seen caue
to lemove lr'uiu our midt our mncu be
loVell Ol other CaMlLLt'S LAKArTxtt DtiAKr.',
Iberetoro . , t -
lie. it Resolved, That each member wear
a bop of biaeK. crnpe lor liiirty days as a
ir.bute ol repvct to our beloved brother.
ltesot4. Tnat tke Secretary be request
id to enrol. 'this 'iu the minutes of tbw
chool, and a a py of the risoluttciiK lo be
foruaided to Hie lainily ol our deceased
brctuer. R. M. J hkbtm, 1
Maiuan Boid, Coin.
J. 1'. tiCOTT, J
OlsTKHs! OYSTtlls ! -A waik lou
Main strct any told night will satisfy eve"
ry oue that the heig lit of the oyster reason
is upon us. Co.11 ng lion: the bridge tuc
flaming red l.ght of John F. Ward adin n
isbesall pas-mra by tliar at bis restaurant;
a hearty "ifelcime" awnili tbem iu the
shape of tine oysters and simi ar luxuries.
A little loaer d iwn fie street Bnks, of
the "Buck Horn," iuvites all I avers of the
popular bivalve to step in and try ids style
of preparing a'njserving then. up.
Croa-,ijg vr, tbe ilors of Our House'
are kept invitingly oen, aud t'oker has
the audacity to asasrt'j'liat ho can satisfy
the apoiite ( tach and al'.
Home, of tae "Red, WLI.e and Blue,'
also on ibe sarcc sidd, proaeuts'a bill
front, Bn J challenges tie taste of all in
th prapiirtioii of his dis'ats, wbilj Spraj;iu.s
:o "Tiie Sa'ooii," just opposite, prepar
ed to nuet every otd.-r in bin u.ual exuel
Fill w-citizens, "yoii pays your armey
aud lake your choici."
ICpi5e:iu;:ful styles of Sleeve Buttons,
Posoui Si lids and CXdiar Ri;'tons, Vest
Chains, Chaouis, &c, 'just "recely-d ac
He l's: also a tine I nn of Eight-day Clocks
daily expected. Call aud see his stock
The Biuix,;; at tub Falij. TT.e Rocky
Mount Mai) joins u, in the name of hu
man safety, iu stating that the Nash conn
ty Co:'.:nassioue:'s "uro guilty oi criminal
n -g'edt, in not taking some action toward
giving us a bridge at the Falls. Ti e oid
aHair is full of hob s, is dangerous, ai tl a
lasting disgrace t" the authorities of Xash.
We will again refer to this mutter, aud
attempt t give a i caou for suca conduct
ou the put o:' the poweis tl.u' m.iy b .
lie that kolJs a pu'di oilice s ihjects him
self t i the just criticism of ih - public
whom wa II present. Those who refuse
to give tig a safe hi i lge over Ta" r'ver are
gu.lty i f sluirp trie' s iu Radical ma' feas
ance, as the pubi c doubtless believe "
Ke p up the (lie in front, Bro. '1 l-orpe,
while the S t'THEKK, al a stonciva'l.
will pitch i ito Hi foe fro n the Ilauk aud
If public opinion, as expressed through
the press, be not sufficient to bring these
ollicials to a sense of their duty, we mnst
rcsoit to legislative enactment to affect the
re nedy. r
Teat's Rhidge. Some months since the
job 'or erecting a new bridge over the
river some where uear the old location,
known a Teat's Bridga, was awarded to
Wm. D.uik, for $1.93 On Friday lal
be finished the work, and Siiyi he Is pre
pared to turn the biido ovc-r to tb
proper authorit es. Y
The task of opening the road on each
idde ol the river remains with the neigh
bors, ho ngreed to do that part, in order
to secure the biiuge at the present poitit.
The County Commissioners s;n uid imme
diately take charge of the matti r, appoint
an overseer, and have the route placed In
The erection of this bridge will i.ot only
prove of great btnufit to the people of
that section of the county, but will also be
the means of drawiug a large amount of
busiuess to Tarboro. '
Delegates to State Council Friends
of rEiiPKRANCa. At a meeting of Oak
City Cotiucil, held Friday n:ght last,
Messrs. T. II. Hill, L- Brarsn, R. II.
Whitaker, Dr. C. D. Rice, and D. W Whit-
aker were elected delegates to the State
Council, which meets in Tarboro on the
19th of November. We learn that the
people of Tarboro are m ikin j preparation
:o accommodate a large delegation, and
f om what brother Whitaker Ulls us they
will lave their houses full. Heih nks it
will be the largest State Council ever held
in North C a oljna. lial. Neve.
We understand that the Council of Ti r
bomare workiug. through their committee,
to seeurb full acconiuiodations for all the
delegates that may attend tho Grand
Council on the 19 h, which, as Mr. Whit
aker thii ks, will prol ably be the largest
ever held in the State.
Mil. Wilkinson's Lecture. Iu conse
quence of the probable absence of a large
number qT our citizens ai the We'don
Fa:r to-day, the time for Jhe delivery of
a lecture by Mr. F. S. Wilkinson, has been
postponed until next Monday night, the
3d ol N 'vember. - -r '
It ' most certainly t$ke place at that
time, and wa trust that the lecturer will
be greeted I y a large audience.
Dut er a ITobtht Colobbp:iMW If
T-S T .1 ,1 . .1 J .11 r 1 I
Ab is rarely me ense mat me ueam oi-wscm-1
ored man in our eoniinuraty excites t-a
much sympathy nnd regret as that of Cm-
millus Drake, which took place on Satur-j
day night last. ... I
Tbe deceased was univerfafly respected
by both races for his honesty, gentlemanly
deportment, and strict attenuou to bis
One of the largest processions we have
ever seen in Tarboro lollowed his remains,
on Monday, to tbe cemetery of Calvary
church, where the burial strvicos were
conducted by the rector, Dr. J. B Ches
hire. The town can ill afford to spate such an I
useful colored member of the community,
and we an rivjj regret that there ar not
with us m 1 such goc d characters in his
Ain Foil Mkmpuis. On Sundiy nest a
ubsciipuon will le 'taken up iu tbe Epis
copal chinch i'or tl e sufferers ol tfceyel'ow
fovea at .Menipbis.
Our conueurity bavi already generous y
donated a 1 .i.rdsou e suvu for this pnrpese-
but we nrf sure their .ia( ticcl sympathy
is, by 1.0 ileal.., t-aliiiihUd. ai.d that tbe
subM i'i l;o . n tl.iil 011 shi-11 will
worti j .i .i.e 1 01 ; reuuou and place.
The Odd tellows if Tarbip are also
engaged in ibe jrood woik of raising fopds
lor 111c unli ri'inate, the extent of which
we have not yet ascertained.
Too Bad. A cartdil examination of the
premium list of the State Fair exhibits the
moitifyins tact that Edgecombe, the ac
knowledged banner oiiulj cl'iiorth Caro
lina, made no show at u!l.
o tar as we could asoi rtain no entriw
were made of ber uuiubeiless agricultura1
1 roduct'ons; and jill that e can fall back
upon is the speed and beauty of ker horses.
mis inaiiierence is ui v.trtiiy or our
rounty, and we trust her reputation will
he better vindicated this week at WeldoD
Tim Bkst iaait Is tbe "Binker'
mannfactuad and cold exclusively by .
A Mebegan, Norfolk, Va., This unr.va:
led ciar is an ruiversil favorite where
ever it lii'S beii: introduced and is eager I-
.-.ou bt after iby iil genuine lovers of a g 'e
Reiiii-mber the brand.
uo.n a. iu. iv AootiLL. i atrirds u
p'easiire to be able to po Itively annouue
ib.it Hon A. M. Wad le 11 wifi delivei In
nteiesting lecture iu Tailoro some tiii-i
next week; probably ou Thursday nig'.t o
winch, howaver, duo i otice will be given i
the city pi pes.
Col. Waddell has deliveied his !i c, i
u ui-iny places o; the Stale a id coi vw'u-.
he l,as Iicen gree.ed with every maui:e
iitii n ol'pl.-usnre.
Xr.w Dtf iT.-We understand it is t c
intention of ibe iairad satin rlties vei
soon to '"nil 1 a di p t on the T.nbo,
Uruch, at some Po'nt 1 etween Ha-tsl o
and Kinesbero, an 1 I eep a regular oil'.
This will b,- a prcV coieen'e ! to .
planters on Ibis ail tin "ther side of ti i
liver, who will thtii b:'a.'e 1 m i ty mil
transp e.tUioii, ty the opening of the r,e
bii lgeatth iiiouih o"A"alnut cieek.
FlVti CaBBi'ii Talk art irt' ( Ot s r n
bi i )z abl-i to pro luce as fi ic caobaes
, i v . I. i i . . . .11 t t
'nei.sor u. ii is an oos , ami iir. n
F. Lewis has practically demonstrated 1
f ils ty of the asser ion.
.Iin pres'r.ted us, ou Tuesday, wi'li
sample caibbag..-, w ihiii ten po 'n.':
which in tirui less and Uaie eauils the bef
raised up"ii any so l. lis In for saie
large quantitv of the sine g owth and w
promptly fill all orders left nt the gr cei
establishment oi .Mr. S. S. Nash, a Tc
ChTvm.in, Baaki r.-, B -k'i p s, E l
t'ns. ana all o:he s tnat leal seuni r
lives, will fl:id m ii. i r.-iiel frun il,c fv
V ei l biaaaches, nervousness and nst
inuuii en.jenuei e i ir uii v-a.-.i ol exelCl.-e
hv taking SIMMONS' LIVi'.R RiiG'J LA
TO.'J. It is a hai ink's veg -table com
pound; it can do no iujiH-v, aud ratiilicr.-
wno nave tr-cd it wiii ceutMctiUy asser
t hat il is.thc best renudy that can bi used
Cts IIoJTsk ECKNEn. On Wednesda
1 i'f, the 2-d ins., the gin house of Mr. 1
B. S'ade, about three miles from Wiliiani-
ttoD, was entirely consuin'-d 1 y di e.
Tiie g:n was iu full operation at the
time, and the fl"e is supposed to have
originated Irom a friction match carcLsly
left in co;tJ: .
aooui ten uaa-s ot c:tn, -it s a
qitantitv of unjiuncd cotton, w is b nitd
In thk Fisi.ds. Tbo pieasant ttijather
of the past two weeks h -s ei;isbl4 m
farmers to maleri tlly red ;ce th amount
of cotton whitening their fiel ls, . a
large amount still reniAio u p'ck 1.
'Justice," of the Enq-nrer, will receive
his deserts iu the next is.-.ue c.f the South
In Goldsboro ou Wednesday, 22d Oct.,
Mr. Wm. Boaoax aad Miss Ji lia Edjioj-
AtBayRijcr, OctidM-r 5ih, Mr. Jamks
Rigg3 and Miss Emily, daujLter of Joshua
At fie Compnnv Shops, N. C. Out. 15,
Mr. Ehwakd Griswold, ot Goldsbi ,
and Salme J. Mur;i:y, of the former
In Edenton, N. C, at Hi" resid i-re
John M. Johes, Esq., on Tucsdiy, October
7th, Mr. Wm. BaDham, aeil 38 years aud
23 days. ; i
At Smith's Coe k. Pa'ni'cs rounty, Oct.
llth.of pneumonia, Jlr. Stephen 1). lk
mar, sge I 57 ycaxs.
In Warrenton, Oeb.bcr 10th, Lou sa.
infabt daughter of Jchn A. Hn an, Esq.,
age 18 nion'hs. '
At Pittsboro, N. C-, on tl c 22d inst.,
Claude AsHborn-i1:, eldest f-on o'' C'aude
B. and Matilda M. Denson, aged 7 years.
On the 221 October', at Faiinville, Pitt
county, Sydney, son of Jobn 'W. and Cor
delia Vernelaon, formerly of Edgecombe,
aged 3 years, 4 months and 10 days.
Thus another bright blosscm his been
plucked from earth to be transpened in
Heaven's garden: a clime more congenial
to its tender structure. Mourii not, be
reaved father, nor you, f-m-l mother, but
rather rejoice, that to him over whom you
onco, waUhed with parental care, is now
givivi the glorious privilege of keeping
thakngels' watch over you. ttTbougb inT
TT L ! 1. 1 1. T 1 " 1
ucioeu, yci, is ua nun iul. uei umus
ypfir com 'brt. Remember Him who said
"buffer little children come unto 55 e, and,
fbibid them not, lor of such is the king.
d"m.of lieaevu." S doey's home is heaven
How consoling the belief. Would yoa call
bin back? A.
Obstacles of Marriage.
Happv relief for young men from thfl
effects of erro a and abuses in early life.
Manhood restored; impediments to inar-
raiga removed ; new method of treatment;
iifff f.au remarkable remedies. Books and
circrdan. sent free in sealed envelopes.
Address HOWARD ASSOCIATION. No.
2 South Ninth St., I hilade lpha. Penn.
an Ins' itntion having a high leputation for
konorab'.o couduct a-id prof-ssitnal skil1,
Tarboro, Oct., 29 Cotton 12 to
New York, Oct , 28 Cut on 14
to 15 J cents.
DaltiM'IRE. Oct , 28 Cotton Low
Middling, 14 cents.
Corn, per bushel tl 00
Meal, " - 31 20
Peas, " 5U
Bacon Hog Rourd , ...... 13 els
llauii, si:gar. ... . f . -20 cts
Lard, -per lb". tX-. .'. -.-.15 cts
Butter Country ..-.4' cts
Firkin ...... 50 cts
Potitoes Siveef, per bushel $.. ..
Irish, per bushel $150
Tallow, per lb .' . : '. 1 12 cts
E3gs. per dozen. 20 els
Ouiekeus 25 cts
Fowls I... 40 cts
Jags, per lb 3 cts
ilecsw&x, per lb .' 25 cs
Ueef. per lb (5 to 12J cts
Dried Apples, per lb 1(J cts
Vpple Brandy, perga! S4 00
v uiegar, per t?al 50 cts
resh Pork, per 111 i i cts
These Viils are 1 mated on Town Creek, near
oaita, and are now completed, and m lull
innui" order : i repan d to
GRIND ALL COUN
'iat may be brought, at" the Shortest Notice.
Meal anc Corn
il be kept uohsta'it y on band Port 8A LY.
Those MILd.N have ben titled in with im
ove 1 machini-rv, therefore" we feel satisfied
iar we ean unite a- gocd. Meal as anv o'.her
.'mc r Mills iu Kastern ' orolina
i strict attentio'i in iiusiuess we hone to
ur4 a lib'ual part of the patronage of ail
ios'j who live convenient. All we ask is, to
fiive Us A Tuial.
iet9-if . iparta. N. V.
Ho for tha Winter Campiign I
t the ab'we popular r -sort. A well arranged
B 3EL .
i have just completed my arrangements
r oiferinjf i-hir ;ea attractions at OCH
lU-SE, aud be.T to call the attention ol tbe
lb'.ie. to fhe same. In aiilditiou to my li.Vlt,
l which wili al.vays be found the very best
Liquors, Ales, and Cigars.
hive recently greatly enlarged mv establish
i: nt, and have now in fub operaliou a
FIRST CLASS RSiTADRANT.
id it is my pr.r, ose to conduct it in a manner
.at cannot fall to give satisfae'ion.
e from the very 'host houses in Norfolk, si1
cied especially fr my l:estauraut. and I
; i dl ahv.iys be able to supp'y my customers
SUPcRIDa RICHM3ND AN 3 NURFO.K ?Ecr,
esi tes having at all times every delicacy of
lie se son.
:ive been selected with s.rrat care, and I can
upplv famiiies at low prices.
.4 si Kid ass'irtnioct of Con"ectir.naries on
iand" I ain prepared to su iply farn,ers With
. mtod ardc'.u ot Low I rued Whwkev.
1 t nib r my tUanks to the public f r their
icpeeiatiou or iuy eitorts to please tnem n
no past, and hope ti continue to see tutim at
J. L. COivER.
jSTIW )) 3 3!!
AT R. H. AUSTIN & CO.'S OLD STAND ! ! ! !
I have just returned from
New York, and am now open
Large And Carefully Selected
STOCK OF GOODS,
Which I will Sell at the
I bought my goods for cash
and will make it to the a.lva" -tage
of buyers to give me a
call. T. H. CrATLIX,
oct2-2ra Successor to K; H, Austis & Co,
N. B. --THE CHEAPEST DRY GQ1i)S1N TOWN.
DISS0LITI0N ttF PARTAERSUIP.
rnnE copartkersftip hitherto ex-
L istins; under the name and sfyle of R. H.
AUS'IIN A CO. is this day dissolved by mu
tual consent. .. .-
Mr. THO '. H. GATLIN having leated the
premises, wm carry ou Lusmess c tna cm
stand of the late linn. - ;
Frr tljo pnrpose of closing up oijr butiiness.
tho IJo ks, Kcites, A-.c, will be kept until fur
ther uo'ice-in the same office or Cfenntuig
room as hitherto, where one of the partners
mav be found. It. H. AUSTIN & CO.
Sept. 7th, 1873.
"A CiiAXCE SELDOM GFFERED,"
In consequence of leaving Tarboro, we
hereby offer our entire
Livery. SaI-3 2nd Exchange
with' a'l' property connected therewith; also.
Mail V?oute between Tarboro and GreenviUe.
far'ies desiring to bny will make speedy ap
plication, as it must be sold- at Once. The
buyer is only required to take i nah portion of
Stock and Yi hiclep,- as ia necessary to carry
on the Livery Stables; and everything iii
thorough repair. Full information given, at
the Stables by undersigned. ' J
Sftyl! V Tarrjoro.
THE LARGEST AND FINEST STOCK OF
FALL AND WINTER GOODS
that ever has been brought to
Tarboro,' has just been
STERN & GOODMAN-
A Fine Assortment qf
BOOTS AND SHOES.
HATS AND CAPS
TRUNKS, VAIjISES, KTf ;
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Purchasers will do well by
calling and examinin'our
Stock, as we will take
' great pleasure in '
Goods, and ' will
guarantee to sell theui
as low as they can be bought
' in any part of this State.
nc-lm TARCORO, X. f.
Chas. M. Walsh,
OF EVERY DESCRIPTION
Minis Fiiiisii m n
j-iny 2 ly PCTERSBURG, Va
ItOKT. A. MArT'li. It OUT. R" IlltX"
RCBTt X. 3MRTIN & CO.,
COMMISSION ME 11 CHaXTS,
No. 2 Iron Front,
TurrnFUL i-ersonal at-
J- tention "iven to the sale of Cotton, To
bacco, Wheat, Corn. tc.
. ea. Orders tilled tor Goods at reasonable
prices for Ofcsh or short tima to re.;ponsblc,
punctual euttomers. , -i July 13-ly
- i hbui- .iTwrn nw wiai'j st car tup 3u:t
irak. via.iti-wwiaiirti wit IkUl t l ilk LilitfiL
A Family (froccry Storo
wh'Te thev will always be glad to furnish their
rends a id the pablir with susk Groceries as
l.'o. TEftiiiux, r a. t. in.T n i .
lei l: -i
,:Morning on the Mississippi,"
From n. N. F. Lewis, Pnliish-r of YOUNG
: FOLKS' RURAL, Cliic.igo, Illinois,
Y A new thing. Larff- F A pair of lovely Ji
u est aiu nauilsomest u Lanuseapo unrg- u
U paper frryounj; peo- li mos to everv sub- K
N pie ever printed. K scribrr. $1 5o I'ler A
G More than 2o,ooo 3 year or only $1 iu L
new subscribers in 6 duos of i. Best
ii.o's Great success paper to pet up
of tbe day clubs for
Cash prizes for compositions. Particulars,
specimen nftnibers. Premium list, free.
Address. II. 'N. P. LEWIS, pub
, . : . liidher, Chicago, 111.
IS" O T I CE.
Parties wantiag GOOD LLM.iER will send
in their bills to E. L. Jbore, Sparta, as I
have a Saw JlilLon Jfr. U. R. Uupree's iid,
near W. E, 'i-ns!?'s house, three nw cs f'ntm
Kparta. oc:t-tl E. L. MOORE.
Agents "VV anted.
dlQ H (Q PER DAt. .EN,'-WO-kT)0
C men, Roys arid Gir s make
monev npidly selling my popular and saleable
PIC TV I its. Send stamp for circul-r aud
terms to Agents. Addiess S. R. Fit EKEA.il,
Calhoun, Ga. oct9-3t .
A HARE CHANCE. Full particulars free, or
six samples lor il. Address VMtsbuigfi .Sup
ply Co., Pittsburgh, Pa. ootJ-Gm.
0 T O W S
S3i TOWS l
:BwACiMlTH COALjnst rece ved
end for sale by J. M. SPRAGIN ',
JOHN 7. AT.SOP,
OTIINIKI. AI.S' P,
. Tarboro, N. C.
En field, N. C.
JOIN T. ALSOP & BRO.,
Cash dpaleTS in
CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES AND
(at the old stand of R. B. Alsop,)
MAIN ST TARBORO N. C
Strict adherencs is'CA'sH euablca "is toljuy
and sell at lowest prices. We appeal to th" .
people to c insider this tact, and sustain ua ou
the Cash basis, thereby prouaodiiR their own
-l.int3rf at. cct9-6m"
' OR CHAilPIOX ; "
Patented Jan. 24th, 1873
50 PER CENT. SAVED BY ITS USE
BUILDINGS OF ALL KIXDS, GIN
Houses, Quarter Houses, Cotton Screws,
barns, &o., moved aud warranted to be done
without damage. ; .
All orders from the connties of. Sash, Hal
ifax and Edgecorabc, should be addrosaosl to
, BASSF.TT & EEAilV,
Mar20-tf. Tarboro, N. C.
Just opened in Tarboro by
Dr. A H. MACNAIR.Agt.
Where will be found the purest
Drugs and Chemicals
I have engaead the services of Mit. Jno.
R. Tatlob, .f Hichmond, Va. A thorough
Dinirgist and Pharmaceutist, who liaving
had a practical experience of seventeen
years in tbe business, I can cheert'ullyTc
couir.iciitl tiim to my patrons and custo
aicin a a careful, safe, gea.tlctn.inly drug
gist and salesman
TIup Drim Store is in the old building
lately occupied ,j'y" Rfr. .. M. Ri-diiMiui.
but the whi'le has been tbci ouhly chang
ed, reii'ivrted and renewed, and mv e.stah
ishmeiil now win be found one of the
in the State Iu compounding of
the utmost csre will be exercised, and
none tint hi
PUREST MEDICISES l'SE!.
My former friends and patrons ure respect-
uiUy requested to call and examine my
New Stock and Establishment.
A. If. 3IACXAIR. IPI.I.
ouTHEHNEa Job Ofitice We would again
cail attention of the public generally to the
superior inducements oiTered for executing
Job Work in the Southerner office.
It will be done np in a style equal to the
best offices in the country, at rates as low as
the lowest, ahd with a promptitude on a
Y'e assure our merchants md business
men iu general, that now there Is no'ne-cessi-ty
f-r them to send North to kavetheiv work
priuted, such as bill-heads, letter-beads, &c.
Leave your orders With the fioaTiiuaJtEn
office; the same will be filled iu a maiuier
etpial to your wishes bo:u iu 'style" and
ur ces thus encouraging home enterprise
Dr. L. L. Staton's
You will find, jus.t nrrivsd, a general as
Patent Medicines, &c.
Putty & Dye Stuffs.
Also the, kr;gefit and best selected assort
PERFUMERY AND EXTRACTS.
Hair. Nail & Tcoth Brushes & Combs
ever brought to 'fUrlioro.
Liberal Inducements OrTered
DAXCY, HYMAX & CO.,
No. 142 Pearl street,
HYMA? ,c - nXCY,
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS.
fio.fl Wine Waikr Street,
(Rear of Custom House,
September 20th 1567. 12-ly
Tilhe Co-partnership heretofore exiftin g nn
di r the firm and stvlwof Tavloh, Mar
tin J; to. terminated bv agreement on tho 1st
tfJulvIast. ' W.H.TAYLOR,
Nor . Ik, Va., T. E- ELLIO IT.
Augu., 8, 1873. J H. WAITERS.
The nndersignud laving purchased thein
tercst of Mr. A. S. Martin in tho late concern
ot jftylor, Martin 4 Co. wiU continue the
In a! ' its branches, under the style of
TAYLOR, ELLIOTT, & WAITERS.
JTiey will occupy their present site on Com
mercial Row nntil they can -rebuild their own
store, recently destroyed by fire, which they
proposo to do immediately. J'hankml tor the
very liberal patronage heretofore extended
them, they respectfully ask a contiuuauce of
the same, with the pro.niso aud determination
to do their utmost to merit it. '
W. H- TAYLOR,
7. E. ELLIOTT.
J. H. WALTER5.
FoErOi-K, Va., AnfUbtth, 1873. fcltS:i
-35 -'-- ...
Mi H EDDELL L CO.
fiive notice tb at they kav"lo ator 'atirf a:o
dai y rcoHvitig from, tirst bkiid a try lare
and well se'eted sUck of
Dry Goos; . Kotiops. Hardwfjd,
Boots and Shoes, Crockery, and
Ulass Ware, Groceries, etc.,
with everything else gei eraby found in a:rst
clats establishment, all of which wa.i pur
chased for ondi at the lowest cash rate? aud,
will be sold at a small advance.
Call and see before purchasicp, acd thus
save vo ir monev.
oc-16-lra " M. WEDDELL k CO.
STOKE TO LET
The Store formerlv occupied by IT. WITTI
iOCK t CO., dire iy orp'isite W. H. ilbs
Grocery, will be LET on seasonable Tcn-eR
Applp to H. Whitlock &. Co., ceri er of Mt.:k
and I'dt streets, Iron Front Clot L;ng House, -Tarboro,
N. C. sop4-tf
IS GEARING AKD GINIUBS FOHFALI
VT at tbe I-OUNuhV. Gearing e55 jer
sit. and wavrantod to be besi in market.
Br.ib v.hbels repaired "villi best brist'o .
.epll-2ni " Tarboro, AT. C. 4
The copnrtnershH of Pinmmer, Lewis X"
Co is this day dissolved by mutual consent.
Ad debts due' Plummor, Lewis Co mept hr
paid to the under.-igued. W, G. LEW'K
The utidersigned havinfr purchased tha en
tire interest of Plummer. Young & Co. i:i the
firm of Piummer, Lewis k Co. will coutiuui .a
at tho old stand, Tec-i's Iron Front, next doop
o tbe Court House, Tnrboro. N". C , where he
offers tho largest and 'nest selected ftovk of
Hardwars, .Stoves, and Tinware ever otlired
in this niarke, and at the lowest prices.
Thanking the public for many past, favor, J
respect ully solicit a continuance of tke same.
. W. O. LEWIH,1,
Tarboro, Sept. 23d, 1373. oct2-4
Ayer's Cathartic Pills,1
For the relief
and cure of all
the stomorli, liver, -and
are a mild aperi
ent, and nn ex
Iteing purely veg
etable, they con
tain no lnercurv
or mineral what
ever. -Much seri
ous sickness and
suffering is prevented by their timely use; anl
every family should have thein on hand further
protection and relief, w hen required. Lon ex
perience has proved them to lie the safest, miv
c.st, and lie-t of all the I'M with which llio
market abounds. Jiy their occasional use, tho
blood is purillcd, the'cori-uptious of the system
expelled, obstructions removed, ami the wholo
machinery of life restored to its healthy activ
ity. Internal organs which become clojr-ieiV
and sluggish are cleansed by Ayer'n
aud stimulated into action, 't hus m' ipient dis
ease is changed into health, the value of whicii
change, when reckoned on the vast multitude.?
who enjoy it, can hardlv be computed. Their
sugar-coating makes lliem pleasant to tube,
and preserves their' virtues unimpaired for any
length of time, so that they are ever fresh, and
perfectly reliable. Although searching, they
are mild,' and operatfe without disturbance to
the constitution, or diet, or occupation.
Full directions are given on the wrapper to
each box, how to use them as a Family Physic-,
and for the following complaints, which the?Ci
l'HU rapidlv cure : - '
For Jyp-iMl or IiiH-estion, tit.
lnmnrmi, adinsrnor and JLomt of .4p
tJte, they should be taken moderately to stinui.
late the stomach, and restore its healthy tone
For A.iver Complaint and Its various
symptoms, Biliou Heartache, Sick
l'leariache, Jaunillce or fin-en M-u-nr,
Hiliou :o!ic and lliliou IVven,
they should be judiciously taken for each cae,
to correct the diseased action or remove tho
ebptruetions which cause" it."
For Ireit"r.r or Uiurrhwu, but one
mild loe is generally required.
For nbramatitni. (out, CrTel,Ial
nitntion nt tlie Heart, JaiM tn (ho
Hide, Plark, and Coin, they should be con-
tinnouslv taken, as reipiired, to clunge the H-
eased action of the system. Willi such change
those complaints disappear.
ForUraimr and Iroilcal iwellliar.
thev should he taken in'largc and lrequcnt ifosea
to produce the effect Qf a drastic purge.
For Juppreion, a large dos-e should hfi
taken, as it produces tlie desired effect by sym
P 'is' a Dinner Pill . take otic or two nils to
promote digestion, and relieve the stomach. .
An occasional dose stimulates the stomach
and bowels, restores the appetite, and invigoi
ates the system. Hence it is orten advnnta
genus where no serious derangement exists;
One who feels tolerably well, often finds that
a dose of these fills makes him feel decidedly
better, from their cleansing and renovating"
effect on the digestive apparatus.
Dr. J. C. AYER & Co., Practical Chemists,
IO If ELL, MASS., U. S. A.
FOB SALS BY ALL Dr.CGOI8T8 EVEUVWIIEHIS.
A. T. BRUCE k CO.,
cotton' factors, ,
": and' ' '" ;" ' : ;
1GO Pearl Street,
IIBERAL CASH ADVANCES ON
Consignmens. St-ipments covered by
Insurance when pja;vid ou. t'ars or Vessel,
Jur,e 10. , . ib-ii
For Young La&ipe-:
The Xl'sli s- ssion wil ceiu:i ercc on Wed nog.
day, the-fst of October. Fcr par'i.-ulari fr-
mario , address - ; ,
u?.7- 3m J. iJEii. Hooper.
08, 24 and 26 Uuon Ltrett,
Npr-follt Va. i
MANUFACTURER AXV 1EAI
er in CARRIAGES, REGGIES, SUL
KIES, ---HARNESS, SADDLE, C' LLA AS,
llames, Vl.is. Hore t'lorhijg, Ac.
;, J ALSg, . , i
Farm Wagoa a, tir.f is, Cart Wbeej? aijd Axleii.
iT Refers ti C. C. Ltaiir, Tu"bo,o. .1. o."i
July 13. , , ;H-ly
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