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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, .V. V. Saturday, May 17 1851.
i7ic TarboraP 2rasS)
BY GEORGE HGWARD,
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from the Southern Cultivator.
DEEP PLOUGHING PREVENTING
RUST IN WHEAT.
Mr. Editor: On passing through the
States North and South, I find the plow
ing very thin. I have conversed with
many piame.,, am. -ju u, u,. .
for this shallow plowing? Some inior m
me that if they plow deep, the rains will
wash ill the earth off the hills; while oth-1 ,r jr , . w
n .11 10 Aeep K-himneys Clean Instead
ers s;iv that it will require another horse, r , , . U(i
, 7 , , 1, n 1 of plastering the inside of chimnies in the
and thai their lands would soon become . " . 5 11 1 ,c
anu iiiai uie 1 us0al the Ap Cultivator says.
so rough thai the seed would not vegetate. . , - , r , ,
" .... 1 take mortar nade of one neck of alt to i
In this State, for the last two years, wheat , . , r ... 1 , 01 sai! 10 a
, r . t r 1 1 bushel of lime, adding as much sand loam
has suffered much from rust, which is o ... . ' K , , u
, , , . , vv. . as w,!l rerr,er it fit to work and then lo
calised, part y, bv thin plowing. Whea n ... lr . ,. ,
, Vi " 1 r 1 i . on a thick coat. If the chimney has m.
13 a plant that has been found rooted at . . . , , J .
, . c 1 r ' 1 1 t 1 r off set for the soot to Iodgeon.it will
the depth of 16 inches; and if a plow of r , , '
- ' , r 4 1 continue perfectly clean and free from
sufficient strength for two horses were , r 1 1 .
. i .1 . .1 danger of taking fire. Atrial of three
used, so as to penetrate the earth to the , ,
, , r i i jt 1 .. years warrants the assertion.
. 1 a. v 4 I vi j- m w 1 1 Anna Anrl lrbw-x , ... A I
UUJJLII U! U Ul O IIILIlCr, aiiU lldllUULU Weii,l
there would then he loose soil sufficient
for the toot to gnther strength to support
the stalk, and fill the ear with good grain;"" ' u ' '',uu,', wn "e curen a
besides, the sun will not have the effect it! m,xture of equal parts of caster-oil and
So-ne i-ive as reuons for pursuing their!
couue, that food for the extra hor?e is too ""'" " "ul ,y aliu,us lmmro'"o re-K.r-
arl clear, and labor too high. To; eroup, tut in a few day. tffecla
such I reply; Lay down some of your old CUre for " ''P'"S cough.
lands in grass; you will then havo good;
hay for winter, and grass for pasture. l ! (DProfeasor Page's electro-magnetic
would not recommend folding in this locomotive was lately exhibited on the
country. Land is abundant and labor is Washington railroad, in the presence of a
not high. Horses would live on grass large concourse of spectators. The expe
for seven or eight months, without corn riment was partially successful, a power
which would be a great saving. 1 tclual to (,vc horses bcinK obtained; but
It is true your hills wash, and it is, the car r,n very slowly. Its self-moving
caused mainly by plowing only to the appearance on the track was unique, and
Jepthoftwoor three inches In dry ; created much wonderment.
weather yo-ir lands become perfectly hard;!
and in wet seasons the heavy rains cannot: TlC Ucal G middle agod far
penetrate into the soil the weight of wa- mer aml his wife WCI e enjyinS a winter
tcr is too great for the loose earth, and it evening cosily together, when the conver
ts cashed off the hills If your lallJs sation turned upon religious matters, as
were plowed only six inches deep, and described in the Hible, which the man
then made fine by the roller and harrow,. liad opened before him.
Swashing would, in i great measure, 'Wife,' said the farmer, 'I've been
be prevented. In England, it is not un- tbinkinR ivhat happy society Solomon
common to use a roller, of two tons must have had in -his day, with so many
weight, twice on the same ground, before wives, &c., as is here represented.'
wwinc th ed. as the IW is so .mialr. IndedV replied the wife, uomcvhat
harrow is then used the same roller
applied again, and then others of less
height. By adopting this plan, your;
hills would not wash, but would receive
the rain just as a sponge absorbs the water.
Another reason for not plowing deep, t ,
n told is, that soil is not worth the ex-i
Pcnse of turning deep, and that the lands :
would soon be ruined. There is a weed 1
5lUhis State, which, in England, is called i
the D,iP.fc T h.,v fnnnH thi vcnA .row. r
i;iz Ikm-p i,.,nr;.nilr oom ihn ri,tw
6razin? landa in England, with its roots
fc'Ucicnt for me to pronounce the soil
Pod to that depth, as no root will pene
tntc into a soil where there is not food to
A Friend to Agriculture.
Home, Ga. December 2G, IS50.
"IV V7 I 1 1 V I t . V.VL. . i J I kJ ill.V 1
.1 l I
nrfiiiortnen Hip soil
Patch TIorm.ThQ Working farmer
or April says: look well to peach trees,
IHl St'O tl. lln mr..m t t
mat, nib IIVUlll 19 UUl ell
1 lltir Krtllirtnr rifrk rvr1 Ihn - '
WV. IJ II I I I I I I' ,V..1.I ...I Kill.
1 1 ot the trunk near the ground, and if a
Su,ljcient quantity be used it will roo& the
orm without injury to the tree: we have
. Foster on Clover With the excep
''aofa small district near the seashore.
tTrentlv Knn oTi i Kn tVo nnnlirn
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i,,rtier oi fans.
About one bush
acre is; perhaps, the most suitable
quantity. Apply it on a moist day, early your f,st without throwing the lady of the
jn the spring. Ammonia is constantly house into hysterics-chairs that vou can
brought to the earth by dews, rains or lean back in-carpets that you can prom
snow, and t he plaster acts as a collector enade upon-in a word, give us comfort,
of this fert.l.z.ng matter, and preserves it and etus1v2ar thin-s out. It is provok
for the use of the plant. ng to see chairs and sofas preserved for
years without spot or blemish, while the
yj 11 is a tact unaemably proved, that
if sheep are allowed free access to salt,
they will never be subject to the disease
called the "rot."
(QSolon Robinson has addressed a
letter to the Wilmington Commercial,
calling public attention to the fact, that
straw braid work, of the most durable
and beautiful kind, can be manufactured
out ol the leaves of the common long-leaf
pine It must be prepared in the same
way as the ordinary rye straw gathered
in its most luxuriant state, sc-dded and
dried in the shade. It is then exceeding
ly tough, and almost indestructable. It
answers admirably for ladies' work bask-
ets. Mr. H. suggests that if generally
urougni into use, the whole world may be
covcre(, wjfh fitraw Uq
pojlf 7, .
Two troublesome diseases, the whoop
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"en Mtoltca as ,he fT 19 fooM-
miflbd ''ou hjd better think of something
else, then. A pretty Solomon you would
make, truly; you can't take proper care
of ne wifo- What a f,Sure &"u wouId
Cl,t with a dozen wives, and all of them as
spunky as I am.'
Thc farmcr took hl hat mcekl3r 30(1
went to the stable to feed the cattle for
(tT was a pertinent and forcible say-
of le Emperor Napoleon, that'aj
handsome woman pleases the eye, but a
,,a,1UiUl,,u vvu" Jl1 P'
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n . n ... ."ki n M f i iii.j ill I I u I' I w . 'j vi I r
1I H 1 V I A 1 t)UU I 1 1 v unit! u vuwvi
Show Furniture. Furnitare too good
to be used is a nuisance. What can be
more unpleasant than the aspect of a room
or suit of rooms where everything is bag-
Why Jo people buy magniiicent lurni-
ture to clothe it in hideous disguises?
Does tlie glory of exhibiting the articles
undressed halt a cozen evenings in mu
year pay for all the cost and trouble? Thejbers is obtained to justify the undertaking
miser enjoys the flashing lustre of hisi Communications connected with the en
sold every time he lifts the lid of his terprise addressed, post paid, to this
trong box- but what pleasure can mere
be in possessing a species oi property
- . r .
that is invisible to the owner three hun
dred and fifty day out of every three
hundred and sixty-five?
uivk us luiiinuic nidi is iv.w
tables upon which you can bring down
Give us furniture that is made to. wear
wrinkles are multiplying in the face and
the grey hairs on the head of the monrie
tor. For these and sundry other reasons
we have an especial spite against show
furniture. Noah's Times.
Pittsburg April 26. At the Jenny
Lind concert, last night, $9,000 were re
ceived. Some mischievous boys threw
stones into the windovys of Jenny Lind's
carriage, md afterwards into her dressing
roorn- Her feelings were so deeply
wounded by this outrageous assault that
slie refused to sing to night, and left for
H dfimore. Thus has Pittsburg added to
Ibe disgrace of electing Joe Baiker as
j Mayor, the stigma of insulting the good,
'.amiable, and benevolent Queen of Song.
Potomac Fit her res. Thc National In
telligencer says the latest intelligence
from these fisheries is decidedly favorable,
especially of the seine haulers on the Vir
ginia side "f the river. On Friday la.t.
at Stony Point, 2,000 shad and 25,000
herrings were token at one haul. At
Sycamore Landing, on the same day,
1.500 shad and 14,000 herring were also
taken at a single Ii.miI Norfolk hews.
From the Portsmouth Pilot.
03 The State of North Caiolina, and
corporations within the State, are now in
the market for about $ ,000 000. The
State wants 50,000, of which $I0,0C0 is
intended to pay the installment on a plank
road, and $40,000 to mce? existing debts
of the State. The Deep River Company
want 51.000; the town of Wilmington
SlOO.OCO, to pay its subset iption to the
Manchester Railroad: and the Manchester !
Ilailroa.1 Company 800,000. on a morl-
gnRc of all Us properly.
luasontc Uul(ee.litv. Mr. Archer, a
denutv from the Grand Lodire of North
Carolina, visited the Lodge in this place!
during the present week. Thc object of
the visit we learn to have been to raise
funds for the erection and endowment of a
College for the Education of the sons of ,lul .ous.y nun, mougn me nouse was
deceased, or indigent Master Masons. - , , completely demolished. It did not ex
most worthy and commendable object to leml ,nto lhe country, and we are happy
which we are hiihlv gratified to learn the,
Fraternity in this place most nobly res
ponded. The amount subscribed reach
ing the very handsome sum of $700.
We hope this truly charitable design,;
fraught with inestimable blessings to thej
Ordpr. and to humanitv, will not" T.ff ,-OI. s
vnt fndenuatesunnort. We trust ovc
i .,n in rnennri i ,i
ry Lodge rn the otatc will responl to the
r .i : ,n
Milrcral manner as did the one in this pi .ce.
FMzabcth City Old North Stale.
Important. -The Postmaster General
has decided, that under the new Postage
1 . n" . 1 e f
law,vvnicn takes eueci on ine nrstoi .iuty
next, weekly papers only are. entitled to
circulate free of Postage in the emmly
where nublished. and that the ofiice of
publication is the starting point and not
,f,00; 7. Wo M;r, to lnv
lhe prospectus of "Thc Six Days' Work,"
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ed to the interests of the ancient order of
Free Masons, and to be published in our
'0wn flourishing Village, under the edito-
j rjai charge of Mr. John Robinson. We
cannot doubt for a moment, but that such
:a paper is much wanted in North Caroli-
;na, and will receive the fostering care ol
the Masonic r raternity in all parts ot the
state, ft is proposed to issue the first
; number ahout the first of next June, or
ag soon as a suiiicieni numoer oi auoscri-
0ffice, will be promptly aitenaea to.
From the Raleigh Star.
The Conflict with Runaway Slaves.
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1 The Galveston Civilian, ol the lotn.states
me uaics.u , ,
" ' imm , - - i.iu. ..' .).. ....iiiil""-" 'Jliri " '"' iiiinMi.'''' ' ' IMiiaii i""?f
that McCullocb's company of Mounted J
itancers overlook, on ttie loth inst. a
gang of runaway negroes near the river
Nueces, on their way to Mexico. The
negroes wefe challenged by the rangers to
surrender, but refused, and in return o
pened a fin? upon the rangers, killing two,
and wounding a hird very badly. A
general engagement then ensued, in which
all the negroes were killed. The number
is not mentioned.
'An Jlwful Tornado On Sunday af
ternoon our City was visited by a terrific
tornado, which came nearer the descrip
tions given of those in the West Indies
than any that we have ever before seen
Its course was about a mile and a half
long and not more than twenty yards
wide. It had been raining all day, but
ce-ised between three and four o'clock,
when a dark funnel shaped cloud was ob
served in the South-west. There was lit
tle or no wind at the time, but the storm,
came down upon us suddenly with a
mighty rush. Striking first the premises
of Mr. Sylvester Smith, it prostrated
trees and fences, dashing them by its ro
tary motion in all directions; thence it
passed to B. F. Moore's, Esq., tore down
a stable on the lot of the late Huffm Tuck
er, leveled the chimney and blew in the
sashes of the Standard Office and with in
creasing fury struck the beautiful resi
dence of Mrs. Eliza Taylor. There,
where all was but a moment before a pa
radise of beauty, it left nothing but deso
lation; her beautiful green house, one ol
the finest in the place, is now a complete
wreck, from the falling of a chimney on
thc roof, and flourishing shrubs in her
yard are leveled with the earth. It pass
ed next to the Peace buildings, on Fay
etteville Street, tearing the tin off the
roof and whirling it through the air with
terrific force and velocity pieces of it
were picked up at the distance of half a
mile. The North Carolina Book Store
Uas also nu,ch injured, the chimneys and
J lsrt of'he aek por 'co be.ng torn dowiM a n of fontenls
' Passe(l 01 the North-caat corner of j to js
the town, back oi the residence ot Dallas;,. , rt tt .i
fT , -r, r, . , liera?y character which gives them their
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i"1 ,l ,u,uccs ,wo Ieci "-
beinS "prooted or twisted off like twigs
The kitchen of Dr. William Gray, with
with two negroes in jt, was taken up and
carried several yards. The negroes were
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Abolitionists in North Carolina.
We understand that the Grand Jury ofj
' - Mr... i i. r i r?ti f r .tr
UUIIIortl ,aL TeuK ,UUMU u U,M U1 ",UI""
ment ogainst a man named Ballard for cir-
culating a pamphlet similar to that for
which McBridewas convicted at Forsyth
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Court Ballard was imprisoned, but ad-
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Mmc m;,n-,ve Iear."' aSa'nst w"om an .0-
neunum ul . tu . RI,u ju.y
last ter m, and found not a true bill.
rrWft PfMrret to leattf thai
Tii . " . . f IjMt . firp ttoKnmA nt thn
. Mes9rs. J C. & R. B. Wood,
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i a snort aisiance irom lowre.
. UV WAUV b a
The exact a-
mount of damages cmnot be ascertained.
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It will probably reach two thousand
dollars, independent of the loss bV deten-
loss will fall upon the enterprising pro -
rvriPtnrs ivho had iust adrlpr! nnw marhine-
i licit; cza nu inuioiivviiiv' iiid.iut1
ry, which would have been in operation
in a few days. They hope to resume op
erations very soon. IVil. Journal.
Bacon and Lard
FOR SALE at the store of
J, J. Pippen 8? Son.
Tarboro' June 13.
Tlie true digestive fluid, or
For sale by Geo. Howard.
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