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Tarborough, Edgecombe County , JYi l Saturday, September 28, 1830.
Vol. rxw. ;v. sor
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The Tarbonfi tPrcss9
fa published weekly at Two Dollars per year
jf aid i aJvance-r-or, Two Dollars and Fifty
Cents at the expiration of the subscription year.
dvertisemcnts not exceeding a square will be
Cents for every succeeding one. Longer ones at
tjat rate per square. Court Orders and Judicial
advertisements 25 per cent, higher.
From the Raleigh Slur.
Improvements in Machinery Applica
ble In Agricultural and Sanatory Pur
voscs. Mr. Joseph Whitworth, an engin
j ecr of Manchester, (Eng) has recently
patented a number of -improvements in
.... . i i
machinery applicable to agricultural and
sanatory purposes,which are thus describ
With regard to the subject of the inven
tion of improvements in machinery appli
cable to agricultural and sanatory purpo
ses, the patentee claims:
pint The arrangement with machin
ery with disc, annular, or sythe cutters,
for the purpose of cutting or mowing corn,
grass, or other crops, as described.
Secondly The arrangement and con-
hlruction of mechanical parts into a ma
chine for cleansing the gutters or channels
in streets, by means of a circular brush,
with the system of levers necessary lor
carrying and actuating the same, and ad
justing its position to suit the work.
T i 1 4 C . t nnnK.xn Int
me second part iciit iu u...u...t.u -
f the sweeping of channels and gutters, and
t . r - i u :
cons.sts oi an annuiar uru...
mounted on a shaft, placed at such an in-
dine, that the disc face of the brush, which
isopposeuiu nit; ",c 6luu,,u.ed with a half second pendulum. The!
sn.ni ne at a suuaoie incline lor me pen-
pW at one side, which extends beyond
yue wneei, ana so as to come in coniaci
mo .uuuu at u, u...
The motion is transmitted to the brush
from one of the running wheels, by a tram
of spur and bevil wheels-the shaft being
sogimballcd in order to permit the neccs-
wry alteration in the incline of the shafts.
Farmer Maxims. ll is an error to
i . . . . . . . n
plant seed trom Mates mriner south. In
acoldscisononlv the seed of a colder
climate will ripen well.
Ap,..., i i- r i :i
uiciiviiiujj ci niiiiucc itccjjs.j suii
i ;i.,i,i. c i. -.a i i i i
I -"-'Jrwueu u nes.ua, KircLuounu
I .tiiri nn..;,,! j,,., v j 4i,
m ;Z 5 TUT
I W ZZT Z l,h nf it, J
Cl.U3 CXIlJUil tnC Slienglir OI IIIL
I ground, and if suffered to grow, may be
called garden sins.
The hand and hoc are the instruments
eradicating weeds, yet it there is room
between ihn mivo for the smile, it is wnll
-1 - -
to use it.
Never keep your cattle short: few far-
I mcrs can auord it. If you starve them
j they will starve you.
It will not do to hoe a great field for a
a for :
cron, or to mow twenty acres ior
five loads of hay. Enrich the land and it
11 pay you for it. Better farm twenty led metal, I immersed my hands, Pre" cheer an(Uhe cr0wd made way them-1
res well than forty acres by halves. j viously moistened with sulphurous acid, seIvegj jnfluenced by lhe softf porsuasivej
In dry pastures dig for water on the; in the metal lend, and experienced iMn.. of Swedish phii6mel."
brow of a hill; springs are more frequently
near the surfi.ee of a height than in a vale.
Kain is cash to a farmer.
The foot of the owner is the best man
ure for the land.
Cut bushes lhat you wish to destroy in
the summer, and with a sharp instrument
they will bleed freely and die.
Sow clover deep it secures it against
the drought.
Never plough in bad weather. or. when
the ground is very wet.
It is best to cut grain just before it is
fully or dead ripe. When the straw im
mediately below the grain is so dry that
on twisting it no juice is pressed out, il
should be cut, for then there is no further
circulation of juices to the ear Every
hour that it stands uncut after this stage, is
attended with loss.
Accounts should be kept detailing the
axpGnses and produce of each field.
When an implement is no longer want
ed for the season, lay it carefully aside?
but let it first be well cleaned.
Obtain good seed, prepare your ground
well, sow early and pay very little atten
tion to the moon.
Do not begin farming by building an
expensive house, nor erecting a spacious
barn till you have something to store in it.
Avoid a low and damp site for a dwell
ing house. Build sufficiently distant from
your barn and' stock yard to avoid acci
dent by fire.
Keep notesof all remarkable occurren
ces onyour farm. Recording even your
errors will benefit vmi.
Prom the Raleigh Register,
fjpWe cut the following quaint com
parison of the olden times with the mod
ern, from the Detroit Free Press.
FA km e its in 1776.
Men to the plough. Wife to the cow,
Girl to the yarn, Boy to the barn, "
And all dues sol tied. -
FARMERS in 1837.
Men a mere show, Girl, Piano,
Wife, silk and satin, Boy, Greek and Latin,
" And all hands gazetted.
Men all in debt, Wives in a pot,
Boys, mere muscles, Gii Is. snuff & bustles,
And everybody cheated.
fJDuring the recent sitting of the
American Association for the advancement
ot Science, at Nev Haven a new inven
tion was exhibited which is thus describe
! A machine was exhibited, designed for
; producing uniform continuous motion, for
; which the name of the Spring Governor
has been proposed. The apparatus was
invcntcd uy (hc ipssrfl Bond. r,f f:,m-
brk u cong. f ' n o . w
communicating with the fly uhL-el, inter:
media!e bclwccn which and lhe motivc
povyer jg a dead bcat cgC3 mcn conncct.
conncclion betwcen thc cscapemcnt wheel
and h regf f h mjchincry is thr0u?h
a spring Thc cIastieity of lhc a.
Jows the mo!jon of lhe cricumfercncc of
the eacapemcnt u )Ce, lo be arrested at
evcry beil of t0 dlum u,hilc fhe
rest of the lrain conlinucs movinR. y
Um meang a chanftes inlhemotivc
cr arc tn;tcUjall v controlled, and a rota-
tiou perfectly continuous and uniform se-
Cl,rcd in ,hc fl' whcu, 50 lhal moving
iorPf miv hf inrrrvi'SPil wiltmut nfLpl i nnr i
y y -
" 1 'T
i,m:u lo va::us ,orms .ami K,nus 01 ma
chinerv. The dcsijin, in thc nit sent in
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siaiiL - e, was io secure an in vrian c motion
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iu mo rcruruiii Minaces cm niovci in me
electro telegraic operoliona of, he -oast
rvey.. A clock. of this dccrlptlon is ,o
be constructed lor thc Great Equatorial of.
the Cambridge Observatory.
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the hands in Molten Mc'. Mi Crone,
Phenomena Attendant on Immersii g
. a PaPc
;r submitted to tlic 1'aps 'Acauc-i
my of Science, says:
..TV 1
"Having determined on investigating
. . . of the window, and said,
the question whether the employment ot -1
... J. Al . cilemcnt, i ou must stop,
Hnmi oi, nhnrnnc nptil frr mnitrnni(i IhO. ... '
liquid sulphurous acid for moistening the,-
,,ru,l,..u1uuauu,u. ' V I
hands would produce a sensation of cold- j
.nanus wuuiu jiuuulc a wsunuu
ncss, when they are immersed in me men-
. i
jsalion of decided cold. 1 repeated thc ex- j
penment ol immersing the Hand in men-1
oil Ifiift nml infused cast iron. Bctorecx
perimenting.with the melted iron. 1 plac
ed a stick, previously moistened, with
water, in the stream of liquid metal, and
on withdrawing it found it to be almost as
wet as it was before, scarcely any of the
moisture was evaporated. The moment a
dry piece of wood-was placed in contact
with thc heated, metal, combustion took
place, M. Covlet and I then dipped our
hands into vessels of the liquid metal, and
passed our fingers several times backwards
and forwards through a stream of metal
flowing from the furnace, the heat from
the radiation of the fused metal being at
the same time almost endurable. We va
ried these experiments for upwards oftwo
hour; and Madame Covlct, who assisted
at these expenments. permitted her child,
a girl of nine years of age, , to dip her
hand in a crucible of red hot metal with
impunity. We experimented
on the
melted iron, both with our hands quite
dry, and also when moistened with water,
alcohol, and ether. The same results
were obtained as with melted lead, and
each s( us experienced a sensation of cold
when employing sulphuric acid."
Jl Perishable Monument. The citi
zens of the United States are contributing
means to build a National Monument to
Washington, which is to perpetuate his
name and fame, but it, is well for Wash
ington that there is something more dura
ble than monumental stone to record his
greatness; for, according to Professor
Johnson, the stone of w hich the monu
ment is to be built is the poorest building
material of use in the United States. It
supports a crushing force of only about
2,000 lbs. to the square inch; while good
marble will sustain at least 9,000. lbs. to
the same It is not improbable that the
monument, if carried to the projected
uiigiii, wni iau io pieces oi us own
weight. In addition, almost every squarej crowd lhat assembled there at that hour
inch of the marble contains sulphuret oil excce, any thing witnewed in New York
iron, which readily decomposes on expo- for a generation. There could not be un
sure to the atmosphere, thus staining andder from UventV to thirty thousand per-
destroying the parts in contact with it.!
Professor J. states that the Patent Oifice
building is already so much dilapidated !
by the decay.'pf the materials used in its,
construction, that it. is considered by some
of the occupants as unsafe, and buttresses
are now; erecting to keep it from tum
bling to the earth.
Philadelphia Ledger.
A Parody.
Take a little wife.
The prettier the better;
Pat her cheek, and when
She wants to kiss you let her.
Keep her in thc house
There .she'll cook your mutton,
Darn your Jacket too,
If she's worth a button.
Never mind the lots
Of hr.r aunts and cousins,
Ask them to "drop in"
Dine them all by dozens.
One of these odd days.
You'il feel one inch taller,
When you sec her hug
A whopping little squallcr.
From the Fayetteville Carolinian
Reception of Jenny Lind in New York
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i nu i"i;v i ui it crs aru uoinu iiiuu auuui
1 1 ij Mn.iiirii iiiiiiiiiiic
c.i;'k v-.. ,; i
Th Hpr.-ihMias fin imn.nnsn nmnnnl nf
Jdctail verv minute and circumstantial J
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' "U young la.ly's arrival, but .omc cd, the following committee from the M.
l i,s Particulars arc o ridiculous as to helical Fund Society waited upon her in her
:. nmnrn, ln.At no f.. Inolmo iKn nnnrl n o lw rwnrnt knf until o n Qildraea
vv,"1,i,' .i..
luiiuwiu i ti me riae nom inu snip:
There appeard to be no hope of get-
ting through the crowd The driver had
. only to battle for it; he whipped the hor-S C. Seherof. Mr. Watson, on being intro
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iscs, which he found to be useless, and '
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men ne wnippeu inc crowci, wnen inme-j
diately the Nightingale put her head out'
with much ex- j
I will not allow
vou to strike the people; they are all my
q This'
rrn.u orl Kao .nmo tr cro mr. ' Thi!fanrt .Kni f mom nnrl tht. InmvPiv
. An,r-n
ovimiiiv-Hw ..v. . wv. . v-v. ....... u
T.g (q gu the
characlcr of jenny Lind svas more that of
a Lola Montez than of a gentle, retiring
spirit woman, as we have been led to be
lieve, and as we do still believe, on bet
ter authority than that of the Herald re
porter who we'' should take to be some
foreign penny-a-dincr, just come out, and
of course knowing nothing of the feelings
and characteristics of the American people.
The idea of the driver whipping the
crowd, and then of Jenny Lind so indeli
calely thrusting herself forward and acting
and talking as is represented, is simply
The following extracts from the Her
ald are probably in the main correct,
though, there are one or two fiat touches
in thc serenade description for which al
lowances must be macle -
She goes on a visit to-morrow (Mon-
day) to G. G. Howland's up the North
river, and after remaining a few days
there, she will proceed to the country
residence of Mr. Barnum. She says her
voice never was better, and if Mr. Bar-
num can get a place she is ready to sing
in ten days, instead of waiting till Ihe.lSth.
the time agreed upon. We understand
Air. Barnum will engage a suitable place,
if he can find it, and will hot wait for the
finishing of the Hall. The Castle Garden
is spoken of, and probably is the place
tlestinedto.be first enchanted with. her!
song on this continent. Nothing is talk-!
ed of in the city in any circle, since she
arrived, hut Jenny Lind.
At midnight, the New York Musical
und Society, numbering some two nun
, , .
dred musicians, gave a grand serenade to
Mademoiselle Lind. Geo. Loder's raag
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nificent band was selected, and wus led by
himself. Some twenty companies of the
New York firemen escorted the band and
: societv to the Trvincr House, and the
sons present, and the greatest excitement
and enthusiasm prevailed when the sub
ject of all this honor appeared at the win-
1 There wis a succession of vehement
cheering for several minutes. Her fce
could be seen very distinctly by the pto
ple, from the bright lights immediately in
front of the hall door. When the firemen
succeeded in clearing a space for the band
under the window at which she appeared,
thc band struck upHail Columbia' fol
lowed by "Yankee Doodle;'' and when
she w is told they were the national airs
of America she exclaimed, "How beauti
ful how splendid!" and alternately laugh
ed and wept. She waved her handker
chief earnestly, and requested Mr. Bar
num to call for an encore a request that
was followed by tremendous cheering.
The band then played "Hail Columbia"
and "Yankie Doodle" again, when she
expressed her admiration as rapturously
a? before, and intimated that she would
sing thc former during her slay in New
York. She clapped her hands with the
greatest enthusiasm.
After playing several pieces, the band
concluded with "God save the Queen "
She then took her leave of the serenadcrs
by waving her handkerchief rapidly for
several minutes amidst the most raptur-
! ous applause we ever witnessed. She
Mvas nuite nlainlv dressed and threw a
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crimson snawi over ner neau.
Immediatolv nflor the serenade conclud
ui,a.l...u..,0, -
janu welcome ner io merica in uic uuuiu
of its musmans, Henry C. Watson, Geo.
Lodcr, J. A. Kyle, Allen Dodworth, John
duced bv Mr. Barnum, read the address.
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.ienn)r iinu, wno neia ner neau io me
ground during the reading of the address,
then said, her voice half choked with emo-
ition, UI am sorr I cannot express my
feelings; but I am sure yt
stand what I mean, and tl
ou will under-
nt.atnCtA fo, Pr Limine. n.l' I hnnn in
future lo merit yc
you will excuse
siSht there to nic
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our approbation. I triist
my bad English. The
irht nointinff to the win-
dow) was lhe most beautiful I ever saw.
Jenny Lind is twenty nine years of age,
but does not look more than twenty five.
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-,UI V,,a in-a"y Per0,ia "V" 7
rrrl nm amrr l-ianuf i fill tamman hill shn
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possesses a beauty vas.ly uper.or -to mere j
symmetry offeatojes-a soul beams , .
.er 'ace,gnieu P ro i mc u..R..t -
iiftence witnm, especially wuen sue ia ua
cited or speaks. Her large soft eyes are
of a beautiful blue color. Her whole
hlv intellectual: but
whnt iriWihnnpCiator most is the lof-
ty and ? dignified benevolence that shines e held at Worcester, Mass, on the 23d
from evcry feature. Her cast of cottnten-1 and 24lh of October next, agreeably o ap
ance is oblong, and larger than most wo- pointment of a i preliminary meeting helrl,
men ofher height, which is the middle t Boston on the 30th of May last, to con
size. She has a fine bust, such as all first- sider the question of Women s Rights,
class singers possess. Her hair is a light Duties and Relations. Lucretia Motl fig-,
brown, and her complexion is blond. jures in the call.
None of the portraits of her, wc havo
seen, do her justice, because no portrait
can convey her fine expression,
We learn from the New York Commer
cial that on Monday, at noonl Miss LindV
received, in one of the parlors at the hot
tel, the ladies now resident there, and we
understand they were highly gratified by
the ease and affable disposition with,
which she received them. The New.
York Tribune, of Monday afternoon S3ys:
Mdle. Lind and her suite are still at
the Irving House, and no lime has yet
been fixed for her trip up the Hudson,
She has produred the most agreeable in
pression upon all around her, and this ia
the more gratifying, inasmuch as it is not
the customary adulation which is paid to
'personal regard. On her part, she seems)
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!dellSh!ed wilh everyth.ng. Iler su.le of
I rooms, a-dmine room and two bedrooms.
j ' , . ,
wcic iincu up iii a iiiaguiiiueui siyie tur
her arrival, the furniture and paintings ia
them being valued at 7,000. In her
drawing room the furniture is all of the
finest carved solid rosewood, with yellow
and gold satin damask. The curtains of
the same material, with fine real thread
lace underneath. The tables of rosewood,
marble and papier mache richly inlaid
with pearl. One of Boardman & Gray 'a
Dolce Campana pianos is also in the a
partmcnt. Her chamber is no less gor
geously furnished, the beadstead being
covered with a canopy of the finest lace,
and the coverlid of the most splendid pur
ple satin, beautifully embroidered, and
with a lace border Mdle. Lind was sur
prised at the richness and elegance, and
seemed very curious to know whether
every article had actually been manujac
tured in this country'.
The following is the prize song, writ
ten by Bayard Taylor; which was sung
amidst the greatest applause, and for which
he received $200. It ia entitled
I greet with a full heart,, the land of thO
Whose banner of stars o'er a world U
Whose empire o'ershadows Atlantic'
wide breast,
And opensb the sunset its gateway of
The land of the mountain the land of
the lake,
And rivers that roll in magnificent tide.
Where the souls of the mighty frota
slumber awake,
And hallow the soil for whose freedom
they died!
Thou cradle of Empire! though wide bo
the foam
That severs the land of my fathers from
I hear, from thy bosom, the welcome of
home .
For song hps a home in the hearts o(
the free!
And long as thy waters shall gleam in thft
And long as thy heroes remember their
scars, -; 4
Be the hands of thy children united aft
one, -firpr
; And Peace shed her light on thy Ban
ner of Stars!
At the close of the concert, Mr. Bar
num announced the following donations
which Jenny Lind intended to make:
Fire Department Fund, 53000
Musical Fund Society, 2000
Home for the Friendless, 500
Society for Relief of Indigent Females, 50O
Dramatic Fund Association, 503
Home for Colored aged Persons . 500
Colored Ornhan Asvlum 500
'Lying in Asylum for Destitute Females 500
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New York Orphan Asylum 50O
Roman Ca(,o!ir Half-Orphan Asylum 500
ProIe9tant Ha,f.0rPhan Asylum ' 50O
01d Ladies Asylum . : b00
From the Portsmouth Pilot.
Woman's Rights. A convention will
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