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. SATURDAY, JUNE J5, 1850.
The Wilson Monument complete. This structure, the cornerstone of which was laid" on the22nd ult, received the crowning column a few days since, and is jjotv complete. As a whole the Work is highly crcdita hie to all concerncd-to the Building Conimittee, who have had the matter in charge from first to last;' to Mr. Ford, the Chief Architect and creditable also to the character of him whose worth it is in fended to commemorate. -The foundation is of solid masonry. laid in hydraulic cement, rising to the height of three feet covered with earth and sloped and graded to the surface. From this the Monument rises to the height of 20 feet. The following arc the dimensions of the several pieces: First base, 6 feet square, 2 feet high. Second do. 5 18 inches intra uu. J2 1 1 14 ? 6 tf ft 4 feet 10 in. if if 5 Sub Die, Capr Shaft, do. 2 2 v ff i 10 feet Upon the western side of the die (front ing Main street,) is the following inscrip tion; Erected by his fellow citizens of the county of Edgecombe, in memory of Louis D, Wilson, Col. 1 2th RegU U. S. Infantry, who died at Vera Cruz,, on his way to join the American army in Mexi- co. tf Upon the eastern side the following "A tribute to his patriotism, public ser vices arud private worth." - ' . On the southern, the following: J'JJorn May 12. 1789 Died August 12, .1847." j r .i -4 ii ; un tne nonnern siae, me lanowincex- tract from his Will : "I give to the Chairman of the County Courtof Edgecombe and his successors in office, the residue, of my estate both real and personal, to be applied for the use and benefit of the poor (paupers) of said cpunty' - Midway the shaft in basso relieto, is theJJ. S. coat of arms, surmounted with the word WILSON, in large capitals. The work being complete and doing honor, as it does, to the liberality of the people of Edgecombe one thing more we think is wanting ; a suitable iron fence to enclose it. We hope a sufficient pro tection will be placed around it at an ear ly day. We are pleased to add, that at a meet ing of the Building Committee, held to day, the following Resolution was adopted: . Resolved, That the thanks of the Build ing Committee of the Wilson Monument, are due and are hereby tendered to Mr. Ford, the Architect, for the tasteful man ner in which he has executed the work. .(J3.Amopg the passengers in the j steam ship Europa, for Liverpool on the 5th inst. we .observe the names pf Messrs. Win. Norflect and John S. Dancy, of this place. . . . The Nashville Convention. A telegraphic report in the Raleigh Register, dated Nashville (Ten,) June 7th, states that accredited delegates from nine States are present, viz : from Virginia 5; South Caro!inal7; Georgia 12; Alabama $1; Mississippi 11; Texas I; Arkansas 2; Florida 9; besides a large number from Tennessee. v , The intelligence extends to 'the '1 1th and it is conjectured that the Convention will recommend an adherence to the Mis souri compromise line; then adjourn to 4aect in October next. Whig Convention. .This body assembled at Raleigh on Monday last. On Tuesday, Gov. Manly was nominated for re-election, and has ac ceptcd the nomination. - (thc Raleigh Register states that all the Stock in the Central RailRoad has been taken, and the 5'per cent, all paid in The meeting of Stockholders for organi zationj &c. has been called for the 11th of July at Salisbury, (according to act of in corporaiioti.) - From the Raleigh Register. Supreme Cowrf.-This Tribunal met in this city on Mondayall the Judges being present. The following Gentlemen have been admitted to County Court prac tice; . ' George Howard, Tarboro, William A. Jenkins, Warrenton, William G. Henderson," Rockingham, William E. Hill, Duplin co., Thos. C. Albright, Greensboro';; J. Mallctt DeBerniere, Fajettcvillc, Benjamin Guion, J -Newbcrn. - Congress In the Senate, on Monday last, Mr. Benton made a long speech on the Cali fornia bill ami moved its indefinite post ponement. It is thought the vote will be taken on Thursday, ami the bill pass by a ma jority of three. - The Census Law for 1S50 has been published, and it is very comprehensive. The information which it proposes to cm- brace includes population, profession, col or, occupation, place of birth, number of marriages, deaths, the persons who can read and write,deaf, dumb, blind, insane, , slaves, fugitives and manumitted, the acres of land improved' and unimproved, the cash value of each farm j the value of farming implements and machinery, the live stock, the produce during the year ending June 1, 1850,and the quantity of each particular article; the products of in dustry and the values; names of towns, eountics and cities; the aggregate valua tion of real and personal estate, the amount of taxes assessed, the number and charac ter of the public schools, the extent df public libraries; the number, class, and circulation of the periodicals and newspa pers; the number of criminals; the cost of labor, the average price of board to a la boring man per week, the average wages of a female domestic per w:ek, the -average payment of a carpenter per day, the average wiges of a day laboier, the aver ages ofa farm hand, the number and value of the churches, and indeed every- species of social statistics which can make those kind oi tables valuable as sources of pub ic information and reference. From the Wilmington Journal. Washington Union.-ThQ Washing ton Union contains the valedictory of Mr. Burke, the junior editor?, who retires in accordance, with the terms of the copart nership between himself and Mr. Ritchie, which, when entered into, was to last for one year, which term has expired. lie expresses the warmest friendship and res pect for Mr; Ritchie, and the deepest de votion to the cause. PROSPECTUS Of The Southern Press." AN association of sixtv-thrcc members of Congress, Senators and RepresrntalivcsJ bave constituted the undersigned a -Com mittee to superintend the establishment of a Southern Press at Washington City, o be devoted to the exposition and de fence of Southern Rights "and institutions the dissemination of correct informa tion as to Northern Policy, and the course of Political Affairs generally, without re ference to the old party lines of Whig and Democrat. Arrangements are "now in progress, promptly to ensure the issue of such a paper under the title of "The South ern Press," for the conduct of which, suit able Editors have been engaged, who will also receive the aid of a number of eminent and able contributors. There will be both a tri-weekly and a weekly issue the; latter to contain sub stantially the same matter as the former, and intended to reach those points of the country -whose mail facilities are limited. A daily issue will be added hereafter, should it be deemed advisable or necessa ry by the press and people of the Southern Stales. ; . . The paper will be exclusively -political but will embrace on its broad sheet the General News of the day, Domestic and Foreign, by mail and telegraph; Commer cial and Aricultualjntelligence, Litera ry Criticisms, Original Essays," Literary and Miscellaneous; and, in short, all those items of general interest, the collected ag gregate of which constitutes the interest ing and valuable N ew'spaper. G rcat care will be taken t a give Cult and correct Re ports of the proceedings and- Debates in both Houses of Congress, as well as the action of the local Legislatures on the Southern question. - . v A limited number only of Advertise ments will be received the main object being to furnish a large amount of reading matter. -;-v .-: -. , . .;'. .'..; -'X- The paper Vill be printed- on a sheet equal in size to those of the other Wash ington papers, and the material will be pro cured especially for the purpose. It is confidently hoped that every true friend to the South will aid in procuring subscribers, and forward the names,, with the amount subscribed, to some Southern Representative at Washington, forthwith. Postmasters are authorized by law to remit subscriptions free of postage. For Tji-weekly during the Session of Con- gfcs, and Semi-weekly tlunng the re "cess, the price will be, per annum ?5 00 For Wroltlv naner - 2 50 The price of subscription must be paid invariably in advanrc, and the cash accom pahy, the name sent. . All persons procuring ten names ..shall be entitled to receive a copy gratis for one year. A. P. BUTLER, . JACKSON MORTON, R. TOOMBS, J. THOMPSON. . . Editors and papers friendly to' the cn terprizc, will j)lcasc publish this Prospec tus, which will entitle them -to an ex change with the newspaper.. Air who! comply with this request, will send a co py of the paper containing it to the Com mittee. Washington, May 25, 1S50. From thcUnivn. Washington National Monument Of- . fiCC, May 2S, 1850. At a meeting of the Hoard of Managers, held this day, the following resolution . . ... was unanimously auopteu. Resolvedy That the people of the Uni ted States, either individually or by asso ciations be and thc;v aie heicbv '-rcsncct- fully requested, to take up collections throughout the Union, on- the approach- ? - r it tng AnivcisaiT of Amcucan Indcnen- dencc, in aid ol the great Washington Na-, .... . . - . , lional Monument now erected in this city. Papers throughout the Union will please copy. From the Gotdsboro' Tccgraph. Officers of the N. C. Vols. rftleniionW Your attention is called to the fact, that an attempt is being made by our brethren of other Slates, to obtain an act of Con-Jed gress granting Land Warrants to the Vol- untcci Officers, who served in the late war. By every rule of justice it is our right and I have advice which leads lo the belief that it will be granted by Con gress, if concert of action is had on the subjecf. I have been requested by many Officers to call for the voice of all our brethren on the subject -and I know no better way than to address you through the newspa pers. . It wculd undoubtedly be a source of great pleasure to all, could we meet once more, and I suggest that the Officers from every part of the State communicate through the press, aiid thus obtain an ex pression of opinion in the premises. - J. B. WHITAKER. Adjt. N.C. Vols. Newspapers in the State, friendly to Soldier's .Rights, please copj : Goldshoro, May 3rd, 1850. From the Fay el levillc Caro I in ian. EscapcdirUreQ slaves, domestics in thc.familj'.of the Hon. Wra, Colcock, of S. C, were carried ofi by the Abolitionists from Washington City, one night last week. How long will such robberies be permitted? ; (POur apologies are due to the gen tleman to whom in a fit of absence of mind, we introduced ourscif as a Mr. Cox; and also to the Court for the distur bance and laughterwhich the mistake oc casioned. Wilmington Journal. The above is the worst case of absence of mind that we have heard of lately. If brother Price was addicted to the cup, we should insist upon his joining the "Sons.M As it is, we can only warn him not to compromise the; digni ty of tbie press iin that way againic(mc Car. c " r Jl New Branch of Domestic Manu- tqctttre; Major J6 well of Columhus county, cxhibhefo of shoes madeof the skm ot an Alligator, which had been tanned by himself. This is thejhird pair that the Major has had made for his own use, and he says they wear remarkably' well. They certainly looked well, in no respect differing from calf skin except in , the checkered lines characteristic of the hide of the Alligators. We ne ver heard of any use to which these amphibious animals could be put. We believe they abound in Columbus. Fay retteville Observer' From the Netvbern Republican. Proposed Canal. The Norfolk Argus gives an account of a survey of the route ofa canal 4o coHnect Albemarle and Cur rituck souoits with Ghcsapeake bay. It will be not more than ten miles in length, running from Currituck sound to Eliza beth river. A charter, ha? already been obtained from the Legislature of Virginia, and an application is.to be made to the Legislature-of North Carolina for a simi lar charter forihe three miles lying in this State. The estimated cost is $ 150,000, one third of which will be subscribed by persons rcsiding'on the route of the canal. (tJA Steam Saw-Mill belonging to Messrs; Ingram and Jones, and located about S miles cast of Wadesl)orouh, N. C, was burnt down on Sunday night, the 19 ult. No insurance. The Proprietors have lost all they ..were worth. v JFovctflir The steamer ,Atlantic li3S arrived at New York with Liverpool dates to 29th ult. The sales of Cotton were higher than the previous week,, and the belief gains ground that the present prices will be per- manent. The. king of Persia had been assassina ted. and the king of;Prussia was suffering! jirom a wound recently received-from an i . . assassin, and was not expected to live. The steamer's news somewhat unset-, fled the market at New York. . Cotton has; litly advancedFlour is steady Cornihis notice will be pled in bar of their re. uas tccimed , rr, . it ashiHrton market, June 2. n a . 1 ' . ' - ' 2 50 a 3 CO: turnenlinc. new din. S2 75 a 3 00 old, $2 10; scrape, $1 10 a 1 lay tar, $1 10 a $1 15. Jl ReauliJul Complexion. There is not a man or woman on the face of the earth but what admires a pure, clean and healthy skin; yet how many thousands arc there who are sorely annoy- ed with a pimpled, blotchcdand discolor- skin. Ye who are thus suffering arc advised lo try Radicals Chinese Medicated Soap. It is approved of by all the great men in the Nation and is used to the exclusion of all other soaps by the bon ton of fashion. It is better than all other soaps for the toi let and its medical properties for the cure of Salt-Rheum, Ring-Worm j'-Tan, Pim ples, Morphew, Rough Skin, chapped Flesh, the bites of Musquiloes, and all oth er cutaneous eruptions, is superior to any other preparation in use. It is truly a wonderful preparation. As a nursery soap it excels every thing of the kind ; children washed with this." soap, will al ways possess a sweet, pure, fair and heal thy skin. Physicians recommend it. in preference to castile soap for washingsorcs. In order to get the genuine soap, see that the signature of R. G. Radway. is uport each cake. Price 25 cents per cake. Luxuriant Flair.- Radway's Circassian Balm, is the most complete Hair Invigorator in use; it cures baldness, slops the hair from falling' o(T, eradicates dandruff and makes" the hair moist, fine, soft and glossy. It issuperior toha.r oJs, creams, pomades, td piiparaiion c4oses up me. pores ounc skm, prevents the free escape of the impure hu mors of the bulbs, and in short weakens the roots of the hair and causes it to 'fall out. The Circassian Balm is nrenared hv -. - . i i : j Radway 8l Co, practical Chemists, and is intended to carry out nature's laws, in promoting the growth; and adding to the beauty and strength of the hair. Bear in mind that each hair in the head possesses a germ of life. To preserve this life pure and healthy, is what we must do, to pbs- Isess abeaqliful luxuriant growth of hair. IPrice aScentsrn large battles, v ; c g Sold by SHn. H. M avhew, the only A gentfbr ; Newhern, and General;Aent for the eastern count les of N, C. r i r o AJ40 Arnah Xnians rnil; MrAlston; Colds- V u : CaiulidateH lbr SUeritr, (QWe . are aathoriscd to anncunc, James F.Jen this, as a candidate for office of Sheriff of this county, at the ' suing election; er" (HWe are; authorised to ann. Jacob Byrtitnx as a candidate for t!ie cr fice of Sheriff of this county, at K suing elect ibti. !" ! (CTWe aro authorised to announr. uonn irrai truitams, as aeanaidate the office of Sheriff of this -.- - Jf UkV5C ensuing -eiecnon. Watch, Clock; and Jeivelry : Repairing. HAVING" employed a very sipCri3, German workman bv the vp.ir 1 most respectfully inform the public, uV tney can nave met r Wa tches, & c. repaired, f At my shop in. Tarboro', in a style equal! to and as cheap as they can be done else. ' where. :' V r ; warrant my work for twelve manth --thus ; my patrons have the advantage over those that send' thriV WnlUoa t . . " ----- ...... .. ..vmoai, distance, hv .h.ivinor ih 'rtnnriimW.. having.them overhauled and repaired free of charge, should there be any deficiency in the previous work, which must soinev timgs happen to the best workmen. ALWAYS ON HAMDv l select a short men I of Jewelry, As cheap as can be bought elsewhere JOr S. PENDER. Tarboro', June 6, 1850. ; : 7- - JYotice. THE Subscriber having otratifted as Administrator on tne estate of Peter Hincs, deceased, gives notice to all per. ..'-.i "i sons having claims against the estate ef "aid deceased to present them for pay ment. within the time limited by law, er co very persons indebted will please make payment. . ." P E TER E. MINES. 2Sth May, 1S50. Dr. George C. Sugg, HAVING LOCATED I. fIAI?ilffxTOi OFFERS his professional' serviccyo : the citizens of Martin county. He will ! be found at all timeafc his office, unless professionally engagetl. His charges will be very moderate,, and he hopes by strict j attention to his duties to merit a share of public patronage. May 1, 1850. Bacon arid Lard FOR SALE at, the store of Hyman$ Pippen; ' : Jos. Jno. 'Pippen. , Tarhorb', May 1 , 1850. .- : - . ; : u Bowel complaints Colics, &e. POSITIVELY CURED BY Jay uc's Carminative Balsam, . ' ; - CJucago, III v March 7, 1813. ' Dr. D. Jayne Dear, sir: You ask me what proofs I nr.eet with of the.efficaey of your Carmi- ative. I can safely say UiatI never prescribed medicine for Bowel complaints th'at lias given m' so much satisfaction, and mj patients sofipeedy and perfect relief as this. Whenever introduced into a family, it becomes a standing remedy for those ailments, and ia called for again and agaio which I think a pretty "good proof of its efticac? and use fain ess i In the summer complaint of chii tie viclims, as it were, from thegiavc "Itsa1 dren, it has frequently appeared to snatch the'C el the life of ray child, and of 6uch-and such ehild.V I have repeatedly heard said. '-In dysen teric affections of adults, I have time' and again seen it aclike a charm, and .give permanent re lief in a few hours, I may say in a few minutes In-fine;it is a valuable medicine, and no faroilj should he without it, -: . .. . r ; Respectfully, Mi L. Knapp, M. D , Professor of Maleria'Medica in ti La port Universilj, Indianaj Prepared only by Dr. D. Jayne, Philadli'l'', md sold on agency by GEO. 110 IVJlRDi . vTarbmoVFciiHi - : JUST- RECEIVED the Graefenbg Sarsaparjlla Cornpound--lhe celebrated ChiMrerVs Panaea-the Eye Lotion-lh0 Health Bitters the Fever and Ague V' tlieegetabl Pills; "arid the Grcc" Mountain Vegetable Ointment. 5 1 February 16. ; GcUoT