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Fridaj, : ..; : Ang-27flS75 STATS nSTEWO. Teachoa at lOuts per dozen in New bcrn. Tho ducking season has commenced on the lower Capo Fear. Good farming land in tho vicinity of Charlotte sells at $-13 per aero- Tho hog cholora is raping in tho neighborhood of loung's X lion;ls in Granyillo county. The corn and cotton as well as the tobacco crop in Warrou wero never in a better condition. In part3 of Brunswick rounty the farmers nro suffering from drought, the prevalent winds cf that t-cctions driving the clouds westward. The town of Louisburg was never ruoro healthy than at tho present time. Strange to say there has been no chills this season. A notorious house theif and bur glar by tho name of James Williams has been arrested at Wilson and com mitted to the tombs. He hails from South Carolina. E. J. Lilly Jr. formerly of Fayette ville has become partner in the thai of Proston Cumming & Co., Toisnct is making gigantic strides to a city. The last number of the Transcript contained three reports of burglarios and one attempt at assassi nation. Sam Bass, a colored Democrat of Toisnot was attacked by an infuriated mob of black Republicans on Friday night last, shot at and barely escaped with his life. Goldsboro prohibits the running of trains within her corporate limits fas ter than eight milea an hour, and the blowing of whistles, except in cases of necessity, is also prohibited. The gang of Uockford thieves in Lenoir are being pressed and arrest- od one by ere. t one time the or' ganizaticn assumed something like Lowery proportions. The News hears that a difficulty occurred between two brothers, 6ons of Washington Davis, of Orange county. One was killed and the oth er seriously wounded. Knives were used. The only premium offered at tho recent Madison county, (Ivy.) Fair, for tho best crayon -work, was awar ded to Miss Mary E. Richardson, daughter of Prof. W. O. P.IcLjirdsuii, formerly cf Davidson College, N. C. The largest church in tho ?tat has just been erected at the Falls of Tar river by tho Primitive Buptists Its seating capacity is 10,000, and built on tho site of one that was burned by an incendiary last year. In Nash sorao 40 whites voted the radical ticket. Only sixteen whites in Franklin, and in Wavren only five whites. Warren has a, larger voting population than cither of tho first ramed. V vac so r snv ia it? Saya the Charlotte Pcrjiocrat. 'From all directions wo hear chtrful accounts of the crcp prospect. The corn crop will be the largest for the last 20 years. Cotton, ia thii and one or two adjoining counties, hu3 l-ecii. a little injured by too tauch raia.' Messrs. Maltby and Brown, by whom tho Bafe of tho Cumberland was recoverd tho other day, cays tho .Nor folk Virginian, have succeeded in se curing some anchors, thirty-two poun der cannon and ether metal from tho wreck of tho French htoamer which ran ashore ia 1G2 near Ocioecbe Inlet. Mrs. Catharine Alexander, of Ire dell county, mother of Capt. "W. M. Alexander, of thia county, h ninety years old, and can now walk a mile as quick as most person". Never was known to go to bed and gay that Bho was sick Has had eleven children of her own, and has now 91 grand chil dren and 9G great grand children. So says tho Shelby Banner. Says ?he Goldsboro Messenger: 'The Radical party of Wayne county if we take their last vote us tho basis, is composed of about 1T0 white voters and 1975 negroes; and of the last at least 100 were spurious voters. Whoso party is this? There is only one an swer; Tho 'negro' or Black Itepubli can party. Again; The Democratic vote of Wayne county on the- 5th of August was 203, of which 20o0 are iute'lifront whits men and about 23 aro colored. Comments nro not ne cessary. "Wo evidently have a white man's party in Wayne county.' Says the Concord Sun: We were shown yesterday by llr. J. Eeed, druggist, a fish which foil in tho yard of Mr. Paul Furr, during the rain storm cn Sandy Kidge, in this county, several miles from any water course, and any one who knovs him would as soon deubt Moses and the prophets es to question Lis veracity. Mr. Fun etates that ho was sitting 5n h "13 porch and t,aw tbo tish I .r.er:dli'.;r, and wheu it struck tho ground, ho imme tiiatoly picked it up ani placed it in water. It did not &eeni stunavd from its fail, but was lively as a crLket. It is new in tho possession of Mr. Hood. We pesumo it vaa carriod from Old Ocean by a water ppout. The News learns that everything about Chapel Hill wears a brightor tspect. The buddings aro repaired, both those peculiarly appropriated to college duties, and thoio iisjigned to tho rrofesaor?, Tho campus again wears its old air of trim neatness, and tho old oaks again invite tho rnedita tions of tho centereplativo student. Ihit above all, applieations fcr f.dmisi f-iou are coming in plentifully, net only from thi.-j but from distant States, and the prosptcts ore that tho exor :ises of 1L0 Uii'versity will bo opened at tho timo appointed with a much larger attendance of students than tho most sanguine anticipation allowed. On tho li-st day of Soptombcr, tho opening day, there will bo aa iniollec tual re-union, a festival of mind to of-lubrate the triumph of education over t'.'o hostile mussed of ignorance. On that day will be gathered, not only those commissioned to guide tho machinery of tho re-invigcratd Uni versity, but those who in times past shared in its benefits, and since tb have sympathized ia its iiAXiis or auvb;htisj. : A lvei-usrm."nt.- will le incrtd in the Tauiioko tjOLTUtiista at the following rates, Ten liuos of MixieN, or ono inch longthwisa will constitute asm-Acs: One suunre on insertion. - '.-. JH'O Each subsequent issortion, - - - it) 3 mos.'G mow. I 12 iiioj) Gnu s.iu.up Two " Tli ire " Kjut " V.i column, 7 00 luou 111 OO 15 oil 20 00 15 01 20 00 27 50 35 00 40 00 fin Oo 15 m is oo 20 (XI J. .. 00 27 SO so 0 4."i (.U :o on 00 u,;: 1'J'IUO Court iuIvi rcUcmcri'.p inserted G sitki f'.r $5. A iJ-M.u rinKf , Fur.tr.il Mid Obituary r.'.tk't's, not iricrc tli.i:i ti n lines inserted run of i imkih. Sii1rriptn 'sX.SO. If pai.t cnk at lime of ub:ritiMur 2.JO. ir P. M. PKTTKN'GILL CO.. 10 IS Lrf i i:rpct, liosLon, !i7 Park lnw, New York. n;i i "Ol Chestnut Street, I'hiladelpliifl, aro our Aon'.s for procuih:: adertisemei:ts for Thk E.iiriREn it the above cities, and authorized to contract for advertising at our IoworI rntes. A Uki'cst. Will frieuds, iu noik-iug advertisements in onr paper, and respoiulii;-; to same please stats to parlies arid reused, " I 6 .iw j'our advcriisemeut in Esqi'ikkr-Soutu EHSiEit;'' It is little trouble, and will help our business wonderfully. Remember us. LOCAL MATTERS. BillZTS. F. S. Kpystcr, Ks.., is Foreman cf the Grand Jury. In what place ore two Lc-aus Letier than one ? In a barrel. J. A. "Williamson sells heavy jroods at a small margin. If you want to build up the South en courage home manufacturers. f Slight of Land performance not giving conceit tickets to the printers. A lot of Flour, choice brain's, just in store by J. A. Williamson. Whitlock sells the best Cigar for 5 cents in the State. -it It is said that when a female child is bora in Indiana, the unhappy father imme diately begins to save money to bu3- a piano. Newly Corned Mullets, at J. A. William son's. uug20-it. Will notice fully next week the Weldon Fair on the 2(3.1, 27th, 2S0i & 29th insts., of October. Try Wh'nlock's celebrated 5 cent Cigars. Advertising pays. A Toledo man td vcrtited for a servant girl, and one of his three wives kiiccked at the door in less than five Louis after the paper was out; To make room for Winter goods, I will sell cheaper than ever for cah, A. Whit lock. 4t The item of cotton rope for plow lines suems a small matter. Iu the aggregate it is worth keeping at home. Order from Until.' i S.rs Kockv Mount Mills, r.ockv Mount, X. C. t " When y.y.ir pocket-book gjts empty, and everybody knows it, you can pat all your tY:er.-' in it and it won't "bulge cut " wonh a cent. i hoice brands of Cigars tit wholesale and ret-:.;, at J. A. Williamson's. tf Money aved is money made. The way to save it is to make J. A. Williamson yoar giveer. Ycntiiaticu ia a great thiug, but where is the ecientl.-t who dates not up and tell a yi'tmy; lady that it is unhealthy for Ler to cxOs'e all tbo di.'ers and windows thcte ho-evcr-ings as soon as Ler beau enters the pailor i Buy your heavy -1-4 Brown Sheeting your Cotton Yarns and your Plow Lines, of Battle Ci iron's Iloeky Mount Mills, t Take the SorriiEBSEK if you def-irc the news current in your county. Like dollar, pood women are hard to get, Laid to keep, bothersome to look af ter, but here is a e"i mm drum. How can we get along without them? Reduced rates, Clothing, Dry Goods, Boos, Siises, !cc., will be sold low, to make, room for wimer goods at WLit lock's. 4t Fresa Family Groceries, received da:'y, at J. A. Williamson's. Nothing certainly can be mere impor tant at the present period of financial strin gency llnan the udaptiou of our reduced means. This applies to every communHy and every individual affecLcd by tho Laid timer, and there axe few that do not feci tbc pineL. Bill heads printed in the neatest style at the Southerner office. Special inducements offered for cash in Clothing and Dry Goods, at WLitlock's. " Jc;-ie, what was Joe's arm doing ar ound your waist when you were at the front gate I '.st night ':" asked a precocious Lebanon boy of Lis sister. "His arm wasn't round my waist ; I won a belt from him, and Le was taking my measure," re plied the indignant young lady. J. A. Williamson keeps (at wholesale and retail) the finest brands of Chew ing Tobacco, Cigars and Pipes. lie beats the town on live cent cigars. aug20. Dr. L. L. Siatcn, Wholesale and Retail Dmj-eist, sells ai and below Northern prices. mar. 2G-tf. She tried to sit down in a street car, but was pinned back so t'ght she couldn't. Old lady peeped over her spec3 and asked Ler " How long have you been affPcted that way r The young lady blushed and made a break, suting down sidway, and holding her knees together so titrht that she looked as if .she Lad on a one legtred pair of breeches. Old lady noticed Ler pitt'D in lliw sidoweys, cramped positron. and whispered, " Biie, I'poce ; I Lave Lad 'cm thar lnvteif." liuut..a. Ur. The vii'age of Rattle boro ui tnis eonuoty on the W. & W. R. it. i ;'-t:,t b-;:!d:!ig up. r;: ti'e Nop.tii. Mr. Louis Ileilbrone left for New York Tuesday for his fall stock, lie is the tecend b!vd. Look out for his announcement. Heavy P10. Mr. Joseph D. Jenkins has a pig seven months old weighing 1ST lbs. We challenge the State to beat it. J .ist received, 3 10 Saw, and 1 4" Saw Cotton Gin, at Tender & Jenlrins. St Continued. TLe cases of JoLu Wil liams and Creech, both colored, who are under indictment for murder, Lave been continued. Pur-T Roll. The Charlotte Observer received its first cotton boll on the iih. Is that ahead of Edgecombe ? Runaway. At Rocky Mount Monday a sp'rited Lorese took fright, and before Le could be quieted smashed up four buggies including the one to which he was hitched. FOLT.TII (JCAKTEELY MEETING. The fourth Quarterly meeting of Tarboro Cir cuit M. E. Chuich, will be hell at Bethe- 1 mo. ti ujos. 3 (W 6 08 ,1 ot! 8 00 7 (M) 10 Uj 9 DO 1.100 12 50 18 00 I (it: 21 00 Personal. We were pleased to meet with Capt. J. II. Hatton, of Washington, who is "visiting old friends at this place this week. The Captain seems in fine Lcaltk. Battleboeo. We ,were at Battleboro on office business Monday and while there were treated in a handsome manner by our young and good looking bachelor friend, Mr. S. a. Alsop, Jr. Law Finn. Hon. T. J. Jarvis and Mr. Isaac A, Sugg Lave entered into a co-part-nersliip for the practice of the law in Greenville. All business entrusted to tLeir care will be promptly and faith Tally atten ded to. TnE Fiest Gcs. Choice lot new styles faH Calicoes, Corsets, Sash Ribbons, Silk Scarfs, Kid Gloves, Slippers, Gaiters, Cot ton Duck and Drills, at Pender & Jenkins. Aug. 27 St The DiFtEEEXCE. Iu Virginia in case of murder tLe accused is tried in a moatL after the deed and if convicted, Langed the following. In this State it takes over a year at the least calculation to bring about a trial and another year before a sen tence can be executed. TiiE Umveksity. Eight Edgecombe young gentlemen will leave for tho Uni versity on the 3rd, pro.v. " Considering the material of which they are made, we can say our county will have the best represen tation of any in the state A Queky. Mr. Editor : Wulch is the worst crime for a democrat to become the bondsman of a radical in Irs official capacity or for a democrat and a Granger at that to become a bondsman for a radical negro for steal ing from Lis neierkbor? II. "Miss Josie Mansfield." This some body of Fisk-Stokcs notoriety was a through passenger on the W. & W. R. R. northern train Monday. TLe news pie cceded the tra'n and it is disgusting to know what an excitement she created along the line. Verily, it eeeuis vice is countenanced by our people. Whose Party is It ? The radical par ty of GudTord is composed of 1191 negroes and less than 5u0 white. The Patriot, may well ask whose party is it. But let's look at Edgecombe. The rad ical strength is over 5200 and there is not 20 white radicals in the county. We ask too whose putty it is. Almost SEr.iors. Saturday as a roeky away in which were seated Misses Maggie e Grace Palamounto'n of Tarboro and ne or two of their country friends was cros sing the Falls of Tar River bridge, they were ran into by another vehicle, almost proving a serious accident. We ate happy to learn tLeir injuries were slight. Old TiMum. TLe warehouse that was torn down last week to make way for the new brick store that is being built by Mr. R. II. Austin was 75 years old and strange to say a lai'ji.c amount of th:a limber was perfectly sound, which argues that ancient ly it was better than that used in modern buildings. Still Ahead. We have been informed by Mr. J. D. Jenkms, of this Cornty, that Le luVed from five pounds of wLeat on poor laod, 12 bushels, and if it Lad no. been injured by rust, would Lave yielded 1 -j. Sowed as laLe as the 10th of Decem- oer. ho can beat it 1 Si-Enr. Sleep is a thing that noi:o Las 110 more bus-lness to interfere with than with prayers and sennors. God 13 re-cre-atins us. We ar as unconscious as we were before we were born ; and v, hde Le holds lis there, feeding anew tLe springs cf life, and infusing fresh fire ;nto our brains, iud preparing us for the work of another lay, the pillow is as sacred as the sanctu ary. New Gold Mnb iu Nasu CoL-.tv. Mr. Wni. A. Brown representing a Phila delphia firm Las purcLased for 23,000 tLe Maim gold mine property in Nash county. A cmantiiy of the machinery has a'ready been received and opera Lions will be com menced at an early dsy. This will Le the thud in operation in Nash. It seems our vast nrnerel resources are being gradually developed. Our people hail with pleasure cntc-rpise3 of such a beneficial nature. News to Us. Says the Raleigh News " The woods caught fire in the vicieity of Tarboro on Friday of last week and several turpentine orebanis destroyed. The fire was caused by lightning sinking a tree." Perhaps Hie News is correct, but it is certainty news to us. TLere is not a tu--pentiue orchard in the county. That soit of th'ng played out a long time ago. Cot ton is our staple product, and the name Tcr boro nol. only makes a wroeg suggestion, but ia a business vulgarism. The prope way to spell it is T-a-u-boro as will be seen by reference to Wheeler's his.o-y. Our friend must not 6lander us. WlIAT TfiEY Do AT THE SpKjXOS. Do the member of our "Caul Get Away Clubs " know what they do at the springs ? Saxe tells the story thus : An arm 'round a tapering wa'st, How closely and fondly it cvngs ! So they waltz, and they waUz, and tbey waltz And that's what they do at the spring. And Lands a; c comm;ngl;ng with hands, Regardless of conjugal r;ogs; And they ffvt and they Girt, and they fl'-r, And that's Avhat they do at the springs. . 9 Ax Examixs. In the township in Nash lying next to WLitakei's in tb's cormty a negro magistrate and constable were elec ted, bri. when the day airivcd for g'ving the legal bonds, security was scrrce. Nash is a county that Las experienced by f - less corruption and rascality in its government and tLe degrading effects of negro rule than Edgecombe. Slid tLe property Lolders stand by the'r color and lefuse to mitilutc negroes inia civ'.l offices. What excuse is there for decent wh'da men in Edgecombe county to become offi cial bondsmen for radical office-holders. If, however, they persist in doing it, they will confer a favor upon radicalism at the cost of their social well-being wkh our citizens. No white man will be avowed to keep radical party alive in the county and then be recognized as a gentleman worthy the respect of his fellow citizens. Nor will a white man be ollowed to in sult his race with impunity. The first Monday in September will be the day for the radicals to reaew tLeir bonds. Watch their allies, respectable white Supeeiok CetKT. The Fall Term of Edgecombe Superior Court convened on Monday. Tho docket is heavy, and sev eral capital cases appear. for trial, one in which a negro woman will be tried for killing her husband. The Solicitor, J. J. Martin, Esq., was promptly at Irs post Monday. As an of- .ficer he is faithful and efficient and as a gentleman clever and accommdating. lie is a ' rad ' it is true, but one of the least objectionable ones we Lave ever known except wLen Le runs against Bro. llassel ! Judge Moore presides. His bearing re minds one of that of which the preacher says all things savor. Or as another more appropriately says, Vain man, dressed in a little brief author! ty, cuts such antics before high heaven, as to make the angels weep. ' EsiGiiA.. I am composed of 14 letters. My first is in wet but not in dry, My second is in s'ng but not in cry, My third is in low but not ia high, My fourth is in Jive but not in die, sir nun is m high but not m low, My sixth is in reap but net iu 60W, My seventh is m long but not m shert, My eighth is in army but not in fori, My ninth is m wm but not m lose, My tenth is in borrow but not in chose, My eleventh is in well but not in sick, My twclvth is in iron but not in brick, My thirteenth is in carry bnt not in bring, My fourteenth is in qneen but not :'n king, My whole is the name of one Edge combe's fairest daughters. The "Glokifcl" Suaepe. Squire Sharpe who was so badly beaten by the gallant Bunn for Convention in Nash came down on the Tarboro Branch Tuesday. We were also along and fell into a conver sation with him. We pumped the follow ing out of him in the course of the conver sation : Ed;ior. -"We'l, Squire, Lew much did Ben. Buun beat you ?" Squire. "About 170 odd." Editor. How did that happen?"' Squire. Well, we couldn't control the d n niggers. Mabson made a speech at Rocky Mount and ruined us there, driv ing off men whom I counted a and draw ing others from Lome who would not ha e voted." Our readers may draw their own con clusions and in case this r.cconut is ques tioned, we re'er to Elder Thomas O'Berry of the Primitive Bapi'st Church, w bo wa3 present and heard every word. McCaee's Caed. A MeCubc, wLo was so badly burned a short wbile back by the premature d;f charge of a cannon, publish es a card in the Rucky Mount Mail deny ing a statement which appeared in that pa per to the etTect that he was rejoicing over the death of the lamented Graham iu n hxh he states he was merely celebrating a re publican vicloiy. We give Lim the benefit of Lis denial, for were ibis impression, which prevails a broad, correct, it would cover Lis name witL infamy and disgrace, and we rather look upon it as oil- duty as the Soutitkkn- er is the local newspaper. We do not ques tion the truth of the seut'rncnts expressed and believe Mr. MeCabo was honest in wishing to place Limseif aright before the public of a charge that he says was both unjust and v-ikiad. But there is a funny part in almost ev ery wblng and there certainly is a laughable one in McCabe's crrd. litre it is : " It is well knowi by manv tbat I Lave for years held m ihz L:ghest esteem ilon. William A. Ural) am, and that upon leaning of b;s death I expressed to some friends ef mine, my deep rc.Tret at L;s loss. I respect Lis name and icel proud tbat while Le lived our personal relations were close and friendly. It is the high regard 1 Lave for Lis memory which mainly ;nduces mi to write th-s denial. TLe card is we1' writte-i and is clothed in nice rhetoric, but perhaps the Withe youug doctor (whose car marks of author ship wc tlruk we discovered) oer-shot th; mark when writing ovar McCabe's sig nature "the Ligh regard I Lave for his (Gov. Graham') memory induces mc to write tbia denial." Just think, loo, the great W. A. Graham and ' Mp -3 Cage ' clwe and personal friends ! Ila ! Ha 1 Ida ! A Lawyek Nascituk No. Fit. State vs. James II. Harriss. Defecdant was brought in from ja'1, charged with purkvoing porHry, 'owit: one chicken, of the goods and chat.els of Wil'lara Shurley. The defendant is of the hue of a Losi- struck pumpkin. His raven, wavy locks were prettily parted on each side of a tram-way down the centre of Irs cranium. He was attired with simple and elegant taste. It was similar to that displayed by the monkey when he painted h's caudal sky-blue, streaked it across with poke b2r ries, silently adnvred it and sweetly solilo quised "neat, but not gaudy." Jeemes is a frequent offender, having a constitutional affection for spring chickens In the clandest'ae caplere of these fowls, Le taketh great delight. His Honor, Judge Moore enquired, " What do you say, Ha.riss, are you guil ty or not gu'dty?" Harriss. "I isn't ge'lty, Judge, cause I ("dn' take demcbickens." Judge. "Have you counsel ?" Harriss 'No sir, I isn't got aDy money ; been in jail so long I aint Lad ','me tomr-ue any.' The jury was cmpanneled. Ine wit nesses made out a cleer case. Jake Slade swore he caught naTis wrist wL:ie he had tbc chicken, n-.ir.iss swelPng with ardent love for truth, burst out sayle 'You didn't, 'twai Hardy coch me I' The State closed the cvhIcjicc. Derend- ant had no testimony. Judge Moore ' Harriss, do you want to address tho jury V Harriss 'Yes, -e, I is got some thing to say to 'cm.' The members of the bar cleared the deck for llarriss' action. Harris took posiUou con'roniin the Jury r ud spAethusly: 'Geemeus. I is not guilty of blealing dot chicken. Dot cbicl.ea was stole of a Sun day and 1 had on my Euaday eio'cs, aiid a man never fcteds a ch'cken "Vtk Lis Sunday clo'ea on. I boards clow a at Tern pie Do. zier's, an' I gots chicken 'rc.sii'i dar -when I gits ready, sides i;her tb'-iga when I wants 'eui. I isn't gu'lty. Dot n'gger didn't cotcb. my -wrist, lie lied on me. Fur it was Hardy cotoh my ami. Geem ens, if you puts it on me, I must take it ; but I didn't toke dot chickCD.' Judge 4 You have heard the evidence, gentlemen, take the case and decide wheth er defendant be gouty or not,' The jury returned a verdict of guilty, illustrating tho truth, of the adage, The man "who pleads his own case, has a fool for a lawyer and a fool for a client.' ADOESnCM. 1: Harrihs retired to prisoner's box and se cretly abstracted a pistol from the rear pant's pocket of a member of the bar, sit ting in front of him. Bully for Jeemes ! Seasonable Hrsrs. The Scientific A merican says: If mosquitos or others blood-suckers infest our sleeping rooms at night, wa uncork a bottle of the oil of pen nyroyal, and these animals leave iu great haste, nor will they return so long as the room is loaded with the fumes of that are mat:c herb. If rats enter the cellar, a lit tle powdered potash thrown into their hole or mixed with meal and scattered in their runaways never fails to drive tbeni away. Cayenne pepper will keep the butleiy and store-room free from ants and cockroach op. If a mouse makes an entrance into any part of your dwelling, saturate a rag with cayenne in solution and stuff into the hole, which then can bo repaired with ei ther wood or morter. No rat or mouse will eat that rag for the purpose of open ing communication with a depot of sup plies. DlSTEESSING IIOillCIDB IX II AY WOOD Cocxty Two Yocxo Wilmimotoxiaxs Arrested. Passengers who arrived in the city yesterday afternoon on the Statesville train, tell us the story of a distressing hom icide which was committed on Friday or Saturday last, m Haywood county. The homicide was committed by Mr. Strange, a son of Col. Robert Strange, of Wilming ton, and the victim was a hack driver. News concerning the affair is very meagre, but what we have learned is about as fol lows : A party who had gone from Wil mington to the mountains to speud a por tion of the Summer, on the day in question engaged a hack or some other vehicle, for the purpose of going on a fishing excursion and the man who had promised to furnish it did not arrive with it at the time agreed upon. AVhen he did finally arrive, a quar rel took place between him and young Strange, but the crowd got in and went ahead until, at some point on the road, one of the wheels broke down, when the diffi culty was renewed, the hack owner being the driver. Hot words passed and these culminated iu Mr. Eridgers, a sou of Hon. R. R. Eridgers, handing Lis pistol to Strange, who fired upon the driver, kill'ng Lim instantly. Both Strange and Eridgers were arrested and confined in jad at Waynesboro, the county seat of Haywood. Both of these young men tire of fine fam ilies, and even if not for their ownselves, on account f their connections the unfor tunate occurrence is to be deeply deplored. Clmr!ot:e Olsmrr, 2 Uh inti. Hating .Tfelon. On the table lies the monster Brave in color, cool and green ! nd around the children cluster, Each one eaer to be seen. Deep the knife is rdimjred into it. Then is driven clear around, And the two halves fall asunder With a strangely pleasant sound. Zounds, though, what a contrast ! That is what the children think With the core a3 bright as coral, And tnc seed as black as ink. How the little mouths do water, How tue little eyes do soap, As they glance first at the melon, Ihcn appealingly at pap. Who is bu3y with the carver, fchcing up the macamouth half, Which Le does so very comic That the urchins have to laugh, Bat r.t last the work (?) is over, And to each a slice is given, Ent'nsj melon in the summer Is to youth an ideal heaven. ill II BEAUFORT LETTER. .o Itfaj-or o Commissioners and no Town Tax Ifniu Jndg-e Rodman Or. ITlacuair steamer Cotton Plant. Washington, N. C, J Aug. 21th, 1875. ) JJdA.it Soutueener : We are still with out a Mayor, Town Olhcers, cr even a Board of Com missioners. We elect ed some in May lat, but they have not yet served us at all, and we hardly know whether to call them an obstinate set, or a very accom modating body, as they have refused to come to terms and elect a working faculty, but at the same time we are relieved of paying a town tax. I think one offsets the other very well. I believe it is the de sire of the people now that they should not come to terms aitnourrn our streets are growing up in weeds and grass, our pumps going to wreck, our docks filled with filthy lucre. But enough of this, as I fear it does not interest your readers. Kaiu, ran, ram, incessant rains, wen may we give tins monin tue appeitauon or tearfrd August. However we will not complam as the farmers do not. Seme of our merchants are leaving tor the Northern marts to buy Fall goods, and we hope soon to see business a little more active. Judcre Rodman has returned home from Ruleish and does not look at all disappoin ted at the result o the election in this county, and really 1 do not believe that he is, because he must have roreseen me re sult. We have been honored twice recently with a visit from your honored citizen and nhvsician. Dr. A. II. Macnair, who has been in attendance upon his sister, Mrs O. W. Telfair, she being quite sick and having been confined to her bed for several weeks past. Sweet potatoes, oysters and other Fall luxuries are mak;ntr their appearance in market, arid we"haii taem with pleasure ; we also enioy mce corned mullets iust now. The steamer Cotton Plant has undergone thorough repairs and is ready to resume her trips to your city as soon as the river will admit of it. I will elose, as my letter is already long er than I anticipated it would be, consider ing the tranquility of our place. We aro all enjoying our Dolce fa n'ento " huge ly. Yours truly, Chelsea. Democratic Esecutiv3 Committee. Theie will bo a meeting of the County Democratic Executive Committee at the Soutueknkr office on.Tiiesday, 7th of Sep tember, to consider matters of importance. A full attendance is earnestly requested. W. P. Williamson, Sec'y. Jxo. S. Dancy, Chairman. . Chamberlain & Itawls are offering great inducements to purchasers of goods in their line. A splendid assortment of Clocks just received. A full line of 1SK Rings, Vest and Opera Chains, cheaper than they were ever cil'cred before in Tarboro. Every thuig else iu their line ! dirt cheap." Fine repairing a specialty. Silver Tlated Ice Pitchers, dobets, Ctc, at BELL'S, together with a full assortment of desirable Table Ware and Cutlery. Also Watches, Jewelry, Clocks, Sttids, Cuff and Collar Buttons, Kings, Chains,! Charms, Bracelets, Gold and Silver Thimbles, &c. Clxap. tf. The Best in the Commonwealth lor the money, Mebegan's Banker Segars and Qlee Club Segara. Ask your Druggist.Hotel Keep er and Grocer for the Bankers and Glee Club Segars. Manufactured m Norfolk , v a. , by mrl9,.tt W, A, MEHEQAN. j Drowned. (To the Memoby of Hssteh Piitex.) Now her home is sad and lonely, And a tear drop dims each eye, For the sweetest, fairest flower, nas been borne beyond the sky ; All who knew her dearly loved her, Like some rare and precious gem, Mary fandly idolized her, She was all tho world to them, But her pure, angelic spirit, Sank away in blissful rest, Ere the world's cold influence thrilled it, Ere life's cares upon it pressed, In the dark and sluggish water, Neath a smiling evening 6ky, With na hand a near to save her, Was the fa'r girl doomed to die, With no father's parting blessing, With no mother's earnest prayer, With no sister's fond carressing, Died our gentle Hester there, Heaven saw that yon bright realm, Needed still another gem, So the pearly gates were opened, And the augels bore her in, Now she sees the Land of Promise, Now beholds the perfect day, Far from pain and care and sorrow, Where all tears are wiped away. By a Feiexd. Whitaker's, N. C. J9II. BRADLEY. On the 21st inst., Boli vak Beadley, son of Mr. S. B. Bradley near Tarboro, age 1 year, 7 moths 9 days. BELL. On the 2nd day of June, 1875, ia Scmter County Ala., at the residence of her son-5i-law, Mr. James Daniel, Mrs. Elizabeth G. Bell, in the GSth year of her ago. She was formerly of Tarboro. COMMERCIAL. Tarboro' Market. OORBECTED WEEKXr BY R. B. ALSOP, "Grocer, MAIN STUEET, TA-ltB ORO' IN". C. Home production are quoted at, the bavins price, and all others at the eelllng price from stores. Bacoh S. C. Hams,in canvas, per lb. 1920 Shoulders " 1213 aides, back bone and rib, 15(551 be Bulk Miats. Shoulders, per lb-. ll13c Bides, clear, 13(rf, 1 4c Beef. Fresh, per lb. 6gSc Spiced Family per lb Bagging,. per yard, 1417 Beeswax fl. 25c Bctter " 40(50c Cotton, per pound, 12c13 Cotton Yarn, per bnnch, $1 S514C Corn, per bushel, .70c80c Cheese, $ Q 2025c Chickens, 2Oc30c Eg3, per dozen 1520c Flouk l'atapsco family $bbl -110 50f 11 Othen brands f7?9 lliDKS Dry a ft. 910c Green, ft. 3e Iron Ties, $ ft 10c Lard, $ lb. 1920c Meal, per bushel BOc Molasses Suear UousaS gallon.- 5070 Cuba " ....52(fi0 Onioxs, per bushel, 502 00 Pork Mess per bbl. 125 0026 00 Rump, " 2a 00f23 00 POTAT02S, sweet, per bushel, 67c75 Irish, per bushel- ,$1505 73 .1.0C1 25 $1 75(42 00 I'bas, per bushel, Salt, G. A. per Back, Liverpool, per sack,- Savsae, per ib, Tea, per U, 1'au.Ov?, per ft 2 50 20c SI 502 00 6g8c Now York Markets'. New York, August 25. Cotton very firm f sales 3,019 bales ; uplands at 14 7-8. Baltimore Markots. Baltimore, August 25. Cotton qniet and middlings llial; low raid's 13i. CAN NOW GO TO T. H. Gatlin's With the assurance of finding most desirable styles of x jel i rr t & - All grades of Dress Goods, Hats, Hosiery, Lisle Thread and Kid Gloves, Beautiful Em broideries, Variety in Ruchings, &c, &c. Having just received my SPRING STOCK, The public are respectfully invited to call and examine it. A full stock of very desirable Goods, including everything usual' ly found in a First-Class Store. April 9th, 1875. tf. LORD I TAYLOR, Dealers in Foreign and Domestic Dry C3rOo3Ljs. Are offering Select Lines of Black and Colored Silks, Spring and Summer Dress Uoous, Suit and Housekeeping Linens, Foulard Finished Cambrics, Prints, Calicoes, &c, &o, Together with an extensive Line of Hamburgs, in all grades, lasertions, EdeiDgs, Trimmings, &c. Silk liose (ail colors) Plain nnd Fancy Hose for Ladies, Misses and Children. Also Gloves, Fans, Parasols, Sun Umbrellas, &c. fijOur Ladies' Shoe Department con tains a stock unsurpassed for elegance, dura bility and lowness of price. Directions for self-measurement sent on appPcation. B" Complete assortment of Gents' Furn ishing Goods, Shirts, Collars, Cuffs, Ties, Hose, Gloves, Ac. Goods sent to any part of tne country, blurt measurement sent on ap plication. For the accommodation of Ladles and Families who are unable to visit the city, full lines of samples of all grades of Dry Goods will be sent, and orders ly mail tilled with the grsatest possible care. Broadway & Twentieth St. N"ow TTorli. May 23, 1S75. tf XI, XT. PRICE, Washington, N. C Topographical Surveyor. "OETUKXS thanks to the citizens of this A, and adjoining conntiee, Itor patronage received, and respectfully solicits a contin uance of tee same, llavtng provided hira- seit witn a suitable instrument, lie is prepar ed for Topographical Surveying, Leveling, &c, Refbbehces : Wm. S. Battle, W. G. Lewis, Ellas Carr, J. A. Williamson, Edgecombe, Wm. Jung, W.li. WUliama, ntt country. Jan. 8, 1S75 ly, y NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. 1 'iWuijiiiii'- S .1-, 7..T.T: .. ".1.- .- . . ... have a BOOKMAKER ENGINE on exhibition at my Store and will run it Every Tuesday at 11 o'clock. Jg Every Farmer should have one of these Engines. Price Delivered here, $355.00 Cash. The beat Cotton Press in tho market, CaroUna SXcvr, Price, $125.00. Also the famous MASSEY GIN. more lint and better staple than any j-uipussiuiu io cnoKe it. "I am selling Hardware a prices. July 23-tf. JAS. S-l WATCHMAKER JTli: WELER V4 w u Q 3 P a o a w u L Q A general stock of goods in roy line always on Land, OXX23-A.r J.f3 TUB OHEAP33ST ! I make a " Specialty " of Solid Plain Gold Engagement Rings, Stnds, Collar and Cat! Buttons. Everything cold, guaranteed as represented. Fine and difficult repairing promp ly done, and warranted. Old Gold and Silver wanted. See Sign Big Watch, Next to Pender & Jenkins, Main Street, - - Tarboro', N. C Ready for Inspection and T7e223.s &&Xg Easy PENDER & JEM Tarboro', July 30th, 1875. J. A. WILLIAMSON, General Grocer and Produce Dealer, Has the following articles in Store, to wit : Mesa Pork, Rump Tork, Bacon Shoulders and Bides, Bulk Shoulders and Sides, S. C. Ltams, Sugars A B. & C. Grr.nulatod, Coffees Laguayra, Kio, Parched. Florfr, all grades, Patapsco a specialty, Molasses, Syrups, All other articles in and Retail. Juno uv-iy. P. S. Country Produce, LTide3, &c., market rates. WILSON COLLEGE. TNSTITUTE A2il) SEMINARY COM151N- I ed. Sctcs in separata bui'JiE. Kcdular Collegiate Course. FACiTirir: Sylvester Llusaell, A. il., President. J. H. Brewer, A. M., Principal of Female Semiuary. Eld. J. H. Foy, Principal of Male Institute. D. . Gillespie. M. A., E. M. Nadal, C. W. Westbrook, Miss Mollic A. South all, Mies Bettie A. Cliaudler, and Mrs. 8. N. Uiggs. FINE LIBRARY AND APPARATUS. Primary, Preparatory, Commercial, Nor mal, Musical, Ornamental and Agricultural Departments. Entire average expenses, i'MO per year. Music, $15 additional. Session extends from the flr6t Monday iu October to the last Thursday in June. For catalogue, address 8. JIASSELL, A. M., July 15, 1375,-3m. Wilson, . C. Hardware of Every Description from a Steam Engine to a Cambric Needle at the Hardware Store of W. G. LEWIS. Gin and Saw Mill Belting, Mill Saw Files, Circular Cut Saws, A splendid line of Cook Stove3 at the very lowest prices, Oat Cutters, Genuine Cucumber Tumps, Grass . Scythes. $ Buggy, Carnage and Wagon Material, &c, &c. yields other bottom "7V- G. Lewis, Moal, Corn, Oats, Confectioneries, Orange3 and Lemons, Cigara in quantitioP, Chewing and Smoking Tobacco, Cotton Yarn. WooJware, Tinware, Brooms, Chairs, Glassware, Crockery; his line at Wholesale fwjain street. taken in exchange at tho highest R. B. ALSOP, GROCER MAIN STREET, r-iiisoio r. o. Choice and varied stock kept constantly on hand. mySS-U .1 tv:.-jvja4fajt.tjig Hail Has La si MET "Ifr! EINS. NOTICE ! AS it is im; uK.sible for tne to 1 e jreseut all the time at my BATH HOUSE, all per sons deKirhrj; tn patroni.e it will please pur chase tickets either from myself at the Bar ber Shop, or ! Mr. T. K. Lewis' Book Store, or from Mr. J. M. fprnir.s. No money will be taken y the keeper of the B.ith lioue. TICKETS, '-Ij Cents each, or .J.50 per dozen. K. M. JOHNSON, , July S3.-tf. froprictor.