Newspaper Page Text
TAUBOKODttH : $ ATtJRD&Y M A Y" 6, 1 848. v . ; Mr.. Reid declined. - . We learn from the Raleigh papers, that Mr. Reid has declined the nomination of the State Convention. The 'reason vi not stated; but it is generally supposed that it is probably 6 Wing to the feeble state of his health. The selection of a democratic candidate for "Governor, will now devolve upon the Central Committee. "i . .',.. i-AThese pills have been Ions; known to the proprieters, and an experience of more' t.inn 'twenty years enables them to speak Iith the utmost assurance of their medical virtues. Carminrtthe Snfr Originally prepared by the Rev. B. f Jibbard. This salve is one of the valuable A - smedies known for felons, biles, painful leers, &c. Far sale in Tarboro' fey Geo. Howard. September 7, 1847. The Western Continent. We have received several numbers of the above neatly printed paper, and can recommend it to our readers as being one of the langest and bestipapers for light lit erature now .published. It is Southern in its principles, and depends ton the South for its support. Terms, $2 single copy, with great inducements, to clubs. Mr. Redmond is authorized to act as agent in this vicinity. FOR THE TARBORO PRESS. Convention of the Sixth Congressional District. The Democratic Convention for the sixth Congressional District -held for the . purpose of appointing Delegates to the .Baltimore Convention, to nominate Xtatidi tlatesfor President and Vice "President -assembled at Nashville on Thursday the 27th ult., and was organized by (he ap pointment of Gen. John 'H. Hawkins of Warren to the Chair, and Wm. F. Dancy of JZdgecombc Secretary. "'The'Chairman returned his thanks to the "Convention in an appropriate speech. Upon motion of John D. Hawkins, Esq. 'of Franklin, a committee was appointed to report the names of suitable persons as Delegates. The Chairman reported (he names of the following gentlemen, to wit: Henry T. Clark of Edgecombe, J. R. J. Daniel of Halifax, Geo. D. Bnskerville of War rcw,"Dr. John 11. Drake of Nash, Dr. Jo siah O. Watson of Johnston, J no. D. Hawkins of Franklin, and William W.j Holden of Wake. Report unanimously! confirmed. The Secretary was directed to notify these gentlemen officially of their appoint ment. Upon motion of Mr. Smith of Nash, the Convention adjourned. A transcript from, the proceedings. W. F. DANCY. Sec'y. Electoral District Convention. The democratic Convention for the 2nd Electoral district, composed of the coun ties of Washington, Tyrrell, Beaufort, Hyde, Pitt , Martin, Edgecomoe and Nash, will be held a at ureenville, ntt county, on , Thursday y,Jhe8thof June next, for the j of selecting some suitable person purpose to be placed on the democratic Electoral ticket for President and Vice President, in this district. The following are the delegates appointed for this county: David B. Bell, Lawrence Home, Dr. Arm--strong, Jas. D. Barnes, John Gardner, Dassett , Sykes. Levi Harrell, Robert Belcher, Heirry John son, J6se C. Knight, Kenneth Thigpen, James Whitehurst, Wm Ai Mabry, Wrm S. Baker, J. F Speight, 'Dr. Hires, Amos Wi Cobb i " Congress. In the Senate on the 27th ult., a resolu tion submitted by Mr. Badger, for the pur chase of the full length portrait of Gen. Taylor, was taken up, and after some de bate, laid on the table ayes 21, noes 15. On the 29th, the President sent a mes ! Wge to;the Senate, recommending the em ployment of our naval forces in the Gulf of ; Mexico, not required at the point, to afford relief to the inhabitants of Yucatan; which gave rise to much animated discussion. In the House, on the 26th, a message ' was received from the President of the United '. States, 'enclosing the correspon between Gen: Scott and .the De- parttneftt of Wdcallecl for ty Mr. j 'Clihfc roan's resolut printed.? j- ' ! ' : ;:.-.t ; : . ' Democratic J)WricLConwtJonll will be seen from the proceedings publisn ed in another column, that the Democratic' Electoral District Convention assembled in this place on Tuesday last, and nominated Brig. Gen. L H. MarstelleV, of New Hanover, as delegate, and "John A. A virett, Esq-, of Onslow, as alternate, to represent this (the 5th)' Electoral District of North Carolina-in! the 'Baltimore Convention, to be held Tn May ? next, for the purpose of nominating Democratic candidates for President and Vice President of the United Slates. The Convention also nominated Wm. S. Ashe, Esq., as Presidential Elec tor for the 5th District, and appointed two J sub-Electors in each County. Commercial Review. This is the title of a new tri-weekly paper just started in this town, and published by Messrs. Strin sger & Haughton. The first number came mout on Tuesday last, and makes quite a !hhandsome appearance. The Review is .neutral in politics, and will be devoted to Ahe commercial and trading interests. Wc rW-isn ii an success. 10. Frovi the Neivbcrn Republican. Murder. An atrocious murder was committed on Saturday night about 11 o'clock, in the neighborhood of Ihe frog pond on the person of Ben, a negro slave, bv-John Hatch, a slave ot A. o. uiount . ... J , , ' , , . ... . Our report will consequently . . , Bacon I he receipts fro een vas siayinc ana auer pi yius "l'cn urc 4 i t o n J J i i pnntmiiP Iniht Snmo small door with a bar of iron some 20 inches inL , J. , rr , " fh.ivfi hnnn t hfinospil nf from WHCOnS at .10 Jength-proceeded to beat him on the head: HVitVLUinil Uiccucu iu ucrui nun uu lit on , ... . v . ii- i A, lt rcei7t per Hi. e quote. at with it, rnflicting wounds so severe that he 0 . e r 4 , , - , , ; Sales of Western Bacon sin died about 5 o clock en Sundrv mornin";.,' r . . . 4 - CI , . . . ., ' fl . P 4,5 , and C cts., forShould A coroner s inquest was nciu on ine nouyi ... ... ... . i . , . 111 rl I I on rMinuay, wnioh examination resulted in the full -commitment of the negro. We understand he will be tried -for his life du- rmc the present term of the buneriori.., . , . ourt, now in session inthisplacc. Battle in New Mexico. The St. Louis pnpers publish an account or a'battle in New Mexico, ivhich took place about the first of February 'last. Gen. Ui i ca, with ; an army of 4000 men, it is said, advanced on El Passso, where Col. Ralls was sta- tioned with a volunteer Regiment of 800, gave him battle, and defeated him. Be- iwa-irou anu ou oi me Americans were -killed. Colonel Ralls with his force retir- cd. Gen. Price is reported to have order ed all his disposable force, at Santa Fe, to go immediately to his relief. i The defeat of Col. Ralls Iras since been' contradicted. Letters from the City of Mexico, of March 26th, speak of the re occupation of Chfhoahua by the United States. The troops entered without resis- -tance on the 1st of March Nothing is said of the defeat of Col. Ralls, so confident ly rumored at Santa Fe. Pills, and many others before the public. ' persevering use ol this Sanative, especially Wholesale Elopement and speedy ap- The advantage of these pills in case of if the Tonic Vermifuge be irsed in con prehemion.The schnr. Pearl, an eastern war vvould he very greatj as lh not on,y junction. vessel, received on board during Saturday relain their sha but remajn re(, hot Prepared only "by Dr. D. Jawhs, Phila- nignt last, in the neighborhood of W ash- u.g.u.i, vemyseven runaway slaves, oe- longing to the District of Columbia, and maue a HP 51 rlPnn Start tVllhmit antr imnorli. .-i ... u, Su0p,c,u. .rum came io , nptt mnrnmff. linwpvpr nnrl "tlm "r n w.w., v.. t CJ-l ! 1 . 1 . . . , t Salm was lmmp.iliflfplt? nut in sieuiiicr ojiciii was iiiiiiieuiaieiy put in J 1 requisition, with officers duly authorized, several pieces oi cannon, anu a goou siock of small arms, to pursue them, and they were overtaken at the mouth of the Poto- mac and brought back in irons to Wash- ington, where they were committed to captain and crew of the schooner was so greatthat al. the efforts ot tHe authorities of WaSh.ngton were required io protect them from ly nchmS -Noroik Herald. Arrival of the America. -The steamer America has arrived at New York, bring ing dates from England to the 15th ult. The Chartist meeting had passed off quietly, two hundred thousand held their meeting on Kenninglon Common; but their petition was sent to Parliament by a deputation, and not by the mass of people, in procession. Ireland was quiet at the departure of the America. The vigilance and measures of the government had overawed revolt, and for the present all was still; but arms are continuing to be manufactured, and the peasantry practising shooting. War has been commenced by Denmark with Holstein and Scbleswjg, A fierce Whictvihfc titt? I !& vifcWriouii, HhougH hS its ! med.c.nol flukes, 1, may, pe$l, .V: wi.'.'lUii Wh 9idis.w The Pnis- br themeatis ofsavmgsome one similarly fiian troops had been ordered Jo' advance in support i 'of;H olsicinf and jTshbulf. the Kine of Denmark, in retaliation, stop the passage of the' Sound his territory will be invaded... . ,.. v. y w . An insurrection had broken out in Hesse L-assei. . A frightful riot look place in Cologne on the lOth.wL ,0;! ' The Austrians have had several engage ments with the troops, of Lombardy, in all of which the latter were successful. The Polish committee in Posen had es tablished sub-committees throughout the Duchy, calling on -the. people to armsJ The inhabitants were, sharpening scythes, and blowing the flames of insurrectionover the country, had driven away the Prussian soldiers, dit off tlM5 mails, torn down the - - - - - Prussian eagle, and seized on the treasury. :, Holland and Belgium are tranquil. The Archduke Stephen of Austria has been declared King of Hungary. Turkey has acknowledged .the French republic. Serious disturbances have taken place at St. Petersburg. Jt is currently reported that Louis Phil ippe came a passenger in the America. Manufactures dull provisions firm. , In the corn market, there was a better feeling, and the demand forxotton was gcnorally good. Wilmington Market, J2pr it 2S. Another week has passed off, and a dull one it has been In " the commercial world. be short. m the country lots of Hams , t :,ftrPnk cc our last at rm nnd Sides. I 1 1 " --J " - 7 . . , . , .. which .is-a decline. Corn 'Received since last report 2,000 bushels from Washington, which changed . . . . . r , ... "So change in price 7$ a cts. Naval Stores The receipts of Turnen- line collljnuc sniaJi; some small parcels of ncw virii. Dip have reached the market, and so(l al $3 Salesof Yellow Dip have hcvn maH? at an advance on last week's pr;res Wc quotc Soft at go 30 a go 35. Virfiil) at S3 and IIard at Sl 25. a gl QQ Salcs g irhs Turpentine at 26 a 27 cents' Washington Market May 3. Bacon, 6 a 7 cents; Lard, 7 a 8; Corn, $2 10 a 2 25; Peas, 45 a 50 cents. -Naval Stores terpentine, $2 25 a 2 50; scrape, 90 a 05; tar, I 10 a 1 20. How to detect a Mineral in Pi7ls. Take aill supposed tocentain a mineral, ill U IltflV y. tuofl uu ---- ,. . .i place it on a shovel over a ced clear iire , tjveness, &c , and -in fact every disease if there is mineral in it,ifwill turnTed4wt,! where a" Aperient, Alterative, or purga and, if the proportion be large, it will not live medicine may be required, lose its shape. It is thus with the Indian Dyspepsia positively can 1;c cured ny a ,ong timc after they Are takcn from the fife Even boiing them th r wj nQt change their shape abit,-you cannot hurt . ... ... .. t the shape ot tnese pins, it would be well tfthcy were as harmless to these who use u iriij u j iiui uiioj iu who use .. m. ... mem. i ne lact is mat repeated doses ot ... , . t.nen .n.;mnn rB TrrT. ir: 4k anumonv are verv murious. makinsr the patient exceedindv subi ingly subject n St. Vifn l Danco and Enilensv. Prnbnhlv little joftheSP piils are sold, so the injury is not so rcat i have also tried tlie Brand- eM juishy thJ same, and other methods, and find them purely vegetable. When ----- j j w .iiiicb vv o 'v-ai lw acioas mass, after giving off a great quan- , tity of flame.' '3; uhe mediciBe Lif & o ' :. nr m.--.. r n-..u -ri,:.. munication, it is hoped, will airse those person who are agents for these new tin tried pretended remedies, to make the above experiments upon them, and ifthey sell them after, not to forget to label them, poison.- Courier ttnd Enquirer. For sale by GEO. HOWARD. Remedy for Bronchitis. Boston, May 25th, 1S47. Mr. Scth W. Fowle, -Dear Sir: -There are so many quack medicines at the present time, and each one has more or less certificates from real or imaginary individuals, that I h ave for some time had doubts of the propriety of giving any testimony in favor of your med icine. But being assured that I have been benefitted by its use, and feeling satisfied a filicted; I therefore cheerfully add my tes timdn yf in?fa w I of ,'ihe; j 'euicine : that I Irnnw bna iVn'ne 'me srreat cood. I have iiecn-afflicted -with theiBronchitis for a number of y ears, and by the use of a coup le of bottles of Wistar'rB I am happy to say that I am almost free from the above troublesome diseases. if this should be the means of saving even one of my fellow beings from that most troublesome and painful thsease, (Bronchitis) I shall be fully paid for my trouble in writing the above communica tion. Respectfully vours, , B. COVERT, Vocalist, ' Firm of Covert & Dodge. We take pleasure in transferring the above certificate of Mr. Covert,in favor of the curative properties of Wisiar's Balsam of Wild Cher r y , To our coltimns. Mt. Covert (of the firm of Covert & Dodge, vocalists) has been long and favorably known in this city and vicinity as a vocalist of rare attainments. We have watched with painful anxiety his declining health from the disease of which bespeaks, and have almost despaired ofhia recovery- yes, we placed him in the cata logue ofincu rabies hut thanks to the vir tues of Dr. Wistar's Balsam, he is now, greatly to our surprise, enjoying most ex cellent health. Neio England Washingtonian, Boston. None genuine,, unless signed I. Butts on the wrapper. For sale by Dr. Jl. H. Macualr, Agent for Tarboro', and by dealers in medicines generally. (fcJThe whole World should knew it. Thai Dr. Jaynje's Expectorant is a certain cure for asthma, and that for coughs, colds, consumption, whooping cough, croup, bronchitis, end every other disease of the lungs or throat it is sure to produce the most decided benefit, it is recommen cd by thousands who "have tried it, and all say that it is the best remedy, without any exception, for all Pulmonary Di-seases that has ever been known, for it always gives relief, and cures when every other means have failed. Jayncs Sanative PiNs. These piils may be taken at all times, and in most diseases; in inflammatory, in termittent, remittent, bilious, and every form of FEVER 'Jaundice and Liver Complain!. For Dyspepsia they arc real ly an invaluable article, gradually changing the vitiated secretions of the stomach and liver, and producing healthy action in those important organs. They are very valuable for diseases of the Skin, and for lal is romnronly called impurity of the blood' oIso or female Complaints, Cos- delphia, and sold on agency hy GEO. HOWARD. Tarboro', Nov. 9, IS 17. , Where may he had the AMERICAN HAIR DYE, warranled to ehanfie the : xi Vl J hair to a beautiful auburn, or a perfectly i ' t . A . , ipt lilrfe m ahp MARRIEDr In Halifax county, on Wednesday eve ning,26thult.,byW. J. Hill, Esq., Dr. T. Pope to Miss Mary Jane Higgs, daughter ot JVJ r. Jacob U iggs. JYoticc. STRAYED from the sub scriber, about the 10th April M?&5i-.iast. a ULAUK MARK, ahnnt 4 feet 10 inches high, partly -blind in her left eye. Any information respecting her will be thankfully received, and any per son who or may take said mare up, and advise me of the same, by addressing the subscriber at Stantonsburg, N. C, shall be amply satisfied for all cost and trouble. STBPHENTQN PAGE. April 28$, 1848. Constables Blanks for sale, AT THIS OfTlCJS. t! i'; Saddlery Ilarncs fa I - TIHE undersigned, bavins chnn in Tarhnrn ' , ' 11 tt penc( r ... , iij!iv ;n all those, who desire fashionahlo and substantial stroa- Saddles, Harness, &c. j ji-c uiui a... v c uas constmtu. hand buggy, carriage and sulky k1P ana an tunas ot narness made of the b materials and in the latest stvk ftl e dies, bridles, martingales, :Ci Repairing executed neatly and wUh d spatch. ' JAMES NELSOv' May 5, 1848. Tarboro' A-" Male Department. qpHE semi-annual Examination of the Pupils in this Institution will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday Z 30th and 31st of May. " There will be an Exhibition on Wed nesday night. Parents, Guardians, and Ladies and Gen. tlemen generally arc very respectfully in. vited to attend. J U BROOKS, Princp. of T. d. JSLD. April 20th, 1848. TABB0UU' Classical School. fjp HE subscriber's connexion, with the Tarboro' Male Academy, will clost on the 1st of June next. He will open a Private School in the town of Tarboro,' for the instruction of young men and boys, to commence on the 1st Monday of June next. The Academic year will be divided into two sessions of five months each. The Spring sessiou will commence on the 2nd Monday in December, and end on Ihurs day before the 3rd Monday in May. The Fall Session will commence on the 1st Monday in June, arid end on Thursday before the "3rd Monday in November. This arrangement of the Sessions is made in otder:not to conflict or interfere with those already established at the Acad emies in this place, and also because it will place the vacations at a very suitable time of the year. The Lanages, Latin, Greek, French, &.C., and all the English branches will be taught to any extent that may be required. l$oys preparing for College, will be pre pared either for the Freshman or Sopho more Class. The mamfeer of Stti dents will be limited to 25. Intending to establish a permanent School, and to make it equal, in the advan tages and facilities for learning, to any of our Academies and Classical Schools in the State, he will devote his whole time and attention to the subject of instruction. The School "being entirely under his own control, his system of government and discipline will be strict and rigid, and at the same time, mild and parental. There will he a Public Examination at the close of each session. Students will be charged only from the time they enter. Terms of Tuition. The primary English branches, per session of five months, $S. The higher English branches, 10. Languages, 15. Board can be had in the town and vi cinity on very moderate terms. The subscriber has been permitted to refer to the names of the following gentle jnen ( well known to the community r) for testimonials of his character, and schol arship, &c. Wm. Norjleet, Esq, Wm. F. Dancy ', Esq. K. H. Lewis, Esq. Ralph E. Macnair, Esq. Messrs. Jno. Norfleet. Cqffield King. Henry S. Lloyd. J. H MROO&S. April 29th, 1848. Cotton Yarn. JpHE subscriber, has just received a quantity of Cotton Yarn, different numbers, which he will sell very low For cash or barter. Persons desirous of purchasing cheap, will do well to call and see. Feb. 4. Geo. Howard.