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Tarboro', Edgecombe County, N. C, Saturday, April 7, 1866.
IS PUBLISH tD WEEKLY.
L. D. PENDER, Editor.
IITOII MACNAIIt, Pbopiiietor.
One eopy one year, - - - $4 00
One copy six months, - - 2 00
One copy three months, - - 1 00
, RATES OF ADVERTISING t
One square (10 lines) first insertion, SI. 00
For each subsequent one, - - SO
Liberal deduction allowed to par-
tics adyertisins by the three, six or twelve
Ribbons, Millinery & Straw
ARMSTRONG, CATOR & CO
IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS OF
Ribbons, Bonnets, Silks and
Velvets, Ruches, Flowers, Feathers,
Straw Bonnets, Ladies Hats,
Trimmed and Unirimmed,
Shaker Hoods, c.
. No. 237 and Lofts vof 239 Baltimore St.
Offer a Stock unsurpassed in the United
States in variety and cheapness.
Orders solicited and prompt attention
given. mir. 3-l4-2in
13. 13. WILLEFORD,
of No. Ca., with
F. L. JUM),
Importer and Jobber of
English, French, German and
Comls, Brushes, Buttons, Threads, Per
fumery, Hosiery, Gloves and Gen-
tlemtn's Furnishing Goods,
Watches, Jeweh y and Cutlery,
No. 11 Barclay Street,
(Nearly opposite the Astor House,)
Mar. 3,-14-lm. NEW YORK.
O. C. WIIITEHURST,
of North Carolina, with
TUFTS, BURTIS & CO.,
Importers and Wholesale Dealers in
Foreign and Domeslis Fancy
Goods and Yankee Notions.
400 & 402 Broadway, Cor. Walker Street,
Not. 25. 1-tf
K. M. Murchison, . Ncw.York.
J. T. Slurry, )
E. Murray, ) Wilmington.
V. R. Murchison, j
MURCHISON & JURRAY,
No. 188 Front Street,
Nov. 25- 1-tf
TANNAI1ILL, McILWAINE & CO ,
Comm ission Merchants,
No. 70 .Front Street,
Strict personal attention will be given
to the sale of all hinds of Troducc, Naval
Stores and Goods of Southern Manufac
ture; also to the purchase of Merchandise
generally, for the Southern markets.
130. P0TT5 SBOWfl,
(Late of Brown, Be Rosset & Co.,) m
J 93 Beaver street,
H. F. HORNE
. 0f Washington, N. C, with
Chichester & Co.,
Whulcsale Dealers in
Foreign 4 Domestic Hardware,
No 55fBeekman & 85 Ann Street,
Second Floor, NEW YORK.
All orders promptly attended to.
Feb. 10 H"tf
A. T-BRUCE & CO.,
General Commission Mtrchants,
' 113, Liberty Street,
" " . NEW YORK.
F. B. Lonev & Co.,
(Late Shaeffer & Loney.)
Importers and Dealers in
NO. 3 I1ANOVER STREET,
(Near Baltimore Street,)
Frank B. Loney, Wm. R. Barry,
Robert S. Ftnltp, Irvbi Keale,
'' - JTascpfc P. Elliott.
Bee, 2. 2-tf
C. P. Mendexhaix, Greensboro', N. C.
M. T. Wihtaker, Enfield, N. C.
D. Nichols, Baltimore, Md.
Cyrus P. Mendcnhall & Co.
General Commission Merchants,
156 Pratt Street Wharf,
Dec. 2. 2-pdly
GRIFFIN BRO. & CO. .
Comm ission Merchants,
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
Foreign and Domestic Liquors,
TOBACCO, CIGARS. &c.
No. 105 West Lombard Street
No. 2 Balderston Street,
Jan. 27 ly BALTIMORE, MD.
Warner & Bro.,
"WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
Boots and Shoes,
No. 24G Baltimore St. , up Stairs,
DR. EDWARD WARREN,
HAS RESUMED THE
Practice oj Medicine 8f Surgery,
IN THE CITY OF BALTIMORE,
Office, 48 Courtland Street, 2d Door from
B, F. riiiUijps. Burguine Mailland.
PHILLIPS & MAITLAND,
General Commission & Forward
Nov, 52. 1-tf
WHEDBEE & DICKERSON,
Gen. Commission and For
Nov. 25. 1-tf
WIESENFELD & CO.,
C L O THIERS?
No. 25 Hanover Street,
Nov. 25. . 1-tf
CHAS. II. MY RES & BRO ,
Brandy, Wine, Gic, Cigars, Olive Oil, Lon
don Stout, &c.
72 Exchange place,
Nov. 25. , 1-tf
Chs. Spilker. Chr. Rogge.
CHAS. SPILKER & CO.,
Fancy Goods & Toys,
Nos. 10 & 12 Hanover St.,
Nov. 24, 1-tf
JOHN C. MASON & CO.,
Cake and Cracker Bakery,
Kos. 45 and 47 IT. Pratt Street,
2d Door from Spear's Wharf
Nov. 25. - 1-tf
ROUT. A. MARTIN. ROBT. TASNAHILL
MARTIN & TANNAIIILL
C OM MISSION MER C HANTS
129 Sycamore Street,
Feb. 17 12-tf
W. & W. KOA5
Wilmington J- Weldon R. R. Company,
Wilmington, Feb. 12, 1SG6. J
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE.
On and after February 15tb, Trains will
run over this road as follows ;
Mail train leaves Wilming daily at 4pm
Arrive at Weldon - - 5 15am
Leave Weldon daily at - 4 30 p m"; tarolina, and it is Iter coy enacted by
Arrive at AVilnrington at - 5 30 a m 'dhe authority of the, same, That for the
Accommodation trains leave Wilmington i support of the State Government, and
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, A
b a m
Arrives at Weldon at - 8 45 am
Leaves Weldon at 6 a m oa Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays.
Arrives at Wilmington at - 8 45 p m
Connects at Golds'ooro' with trains to
Raleigh at 3 p m, and 4 am, and with trains
to iVewbern at 8am daily.
Mail train connects at Weldon with trains
to Petershurg and Arorfolk, by Weldon Fer
1 S. Sleeping cars can be found on
Mail train every night.
S. L. FREMONT,
Engineer and Superintendent.
Feb 23 13 tf
TARE5OU0', IV. C.
HAS on hacd a large supply
Halters, IV hips, fyc.
Great Reduction of JP rices
$o0 Ilarneao for
35 " "
I pledge myself to duplicate any regular
Bill, made south of Baltimore.
March 31. 1-tf
JUST RECEIVED AT
J. Uarriss Co's.
THE undersigned hereby give notice to
the public generally, that they have open
ed a FIRST CLASS BAR, at the old stand
formerly occupied by-S. S. Hicks, at which
can be found the best Liquors, and of eve
ry kind and mixture a customer may desire.
They keep constantly on hand a well se
lected stock of Confectionaries, Cignrs,
Tobacco, &c, which will be sold cheap.
Oysters will be k-cpt in their season.
By strict attention to business and ac
commodation to ajl, the- hope to merit a
liberal share of patronage.
JNO. UARRISS & CO.,
Dec. 16.-4-tf Tarboro', N. C.
THE undersigned arc now prepared to
fill any and all orders for LUMBER at their
STEAM SA W MILL
in the county, situated about ten miles
rom Tarboro', upon the lands of the lion.
It R. Bridgers, and in the neighborhood
of John Lawrence.
All LUMBER purchased will be deliver
ed at the Mill, at Tarboro' or at any con
venient point as the purchaser may desire.
They will also have attached to their
Mill a GRIST, and will be prepared to
grind corn for the neighborhood.
5 LIPSCOMB & BOND.
G. B. Lipseomb, John M. Bond
Nov. 25. 1-tf
E. P. Havens,
General Commission Merchant,
X&tishtiigton, . C-
Strict personal attention will be given to
the receiving and shipping of U kinds of
produce. dec. 10.4-tf
ON Tuesday and Saturday of each week, I
will have an Auction in Front of the Court
House. Persons desiring property of any
fcind sold, will do well to call on me. As no
effort will bs spaired to obtain the highest
prices. J. B. HYATT,
Deci 2-tf Auctioneer.
Bureau of Relief,
T Relieve Clerical Distress, Especially in
Under fhe advice of Bishops Talbot, At-
i v n Ttv w
anv sort, nnd nnrm nations, to the liev. IV.
p. nMn. sw. TTartfnrri. Connect!-
cut jin. 13, 7 tf
TARBORO', SATURDAY, April" 7ri8G6
AN ACT ENTITLED IiEVTNUE
Passed Ly tlie General Assembly of
North Carolina, at the Session of
AN ACT ENTITLED REVENUE.
Section 1. Be it enacted ly the
General Assembly of the State of North
to meet- the appropriations made by law,
a tax shall be levied upon the subjects
embraced in the following schedule, to
be listed and paid as shall be directed
1. Real property, with the improve
ments thereon, including entries of land,
ten cents on every one hundred dollars
of its valuo
Every ta'xable poll one dollar; Provi
ded, That persons maimed or permant-
ly disabled shall be exempt, and, also,
such poor and infirm persDns, as the
County Court may declare and record
fit subjects of exemption. Every per
son who, on the' first day of April, shall
have any person subject to poll tax as
a member of his family, or in his em
ployment, or living on his land or in
his house, by consent of the owner of
said lands, shall list such person and
pay the tax, and may retain the same
out of any moneys due him.
3. Every toll gate on the turnpike
road, and every toll bridge, five per
cent, on the gross receipts, and every
gate across a highway, licensed by law,
4. Every ferry, the gross receipts of
which amouut to one hundred dollars
and upwards, one per cent., amounting
to five hundred dollars and upwards,
five per cent., and one thousand dollars
and upwards, ten per cent.
Every studhorse and jackass owned
in the State, let. to marcs for a price, six
dollars, to be listed in the county of the
owucr, unless the price demanded for
the season for one mare, shall exceed
that sum, in which case the amount grcatcr value than twenty-bye dollars,
thus lemanded shall bo paia as tax. ouc Per ccnt- on their value.
5. Every dollar of dividend cr profit, . 1 1- Every harp and phno in use one
not previously listed, declared, received dollar, every dirk, bowie-knife, pistol,
of'du, on or before the first day of sword-can", dirk-cane and rifle-cane,
April in each year, uprm money or ca- (except arms used for mustering and
pital invested in shares in the Rank of- Plicc duty) used or worn about the par
Washington, the Merchants' Rank of son.of any one at any time during the
Newbern, the Rank of Wadcsboro', the j jcar, one dollar; Provided, Tint this
Hank of F .yctteviUc, the Commercial ; tax ,Jl not apply to anns used or worn
Rank of Wilmington, the Farmers' j previous to the ratification of this act
Rank of North Carolina, the Rank of and any person who shall wear said
Charlotte and the R ink of Yancey ville, ! weapons, and fail to list tin samp, and
nine cents; and in shares in all other Pay the 'tux, sh'll be guilty of a mis
Ranks or corporation and trading com-' demeanor.
panics, and iu steam vessels of twenty! 1--. Every resident of the State who
tons buiden and upward, four cents; brings into the State, cr buys from a
and any persons listing any dividend or non-resident, whether sample or other
profit of the J5auks herein specially wi,- spirituous liquors, wines or cord
named, shall be required to list the dials, ale, porter, lagcrbcer, or other
same separately from any other divi-' malt liquors, for the purpose of sale,
dead or prcfit, for which he is liable to fifteen per cent, on the amount of his
a tax, and also to specify the name of purchases ; every person who buys to
the Rank from which said dividend is sell again, spirituous liquors, wines or
due or has been received.
G. One-tenth of one per cent, on ; ter, in this State, his agent, factor or
moneys, if exceeding one hundred dol-j commission merchmt, ten per cent, on
lars due from solvent debtors, includ- j the amount of his purchases,
ing States and governments, (excelentj 13. Upon all real and personal es
bonds of the United States) or on hand, I tate, whether legal or equitable, situate
or on deposit with individuals or cor -
porations within this State or elsewhere, ! or be devised or Dcqeatuca to any coi
thc term "money" to include no cs of lateral relative or person, other than a
the United States, or any State or t'or- jlinol descent or ancestor of the hus
poration, according to their value: 7Vo-;band or wife of the deceased, or hus
vided, That bonds of this State, issued! hand or wife of such ancestor or des
aftcr thc.2od of February, 18G1, and cendant, or to which such collateral rc
tho balance after deducting the money j lotion may becotan entitled, under the
due aud on hand, debts owinjr by the! law, for the distribution of interested
tax payer as principel, and as turety
where the principal, is insolvent, shall
only be liable. Persons holdiug such
subjects of taxation, a3 guardian, clerk
of any court, expcutor cr udministrator,
trustee or agent of whatever kind, shall
list and be liable to pay said -tax.
7. Every State and County officer,
every President and Cashier, c Treasu
rer, or other officer of any bank, rail
road or other incoporated company, ancQhc a more remote relation, or the dc
all other salaried persons, except minis
ters of the gospel, whose annual sala
ries or fees amount to, or are worth,
five hundred hundred dollars or up
wards, one per cent, on such total salary
8. On the nett income and profits
derived by each person, joint stock com
pany and corporation, from any occupa
tion, employment or business in which
they may have been ingaged, and from
'nverv lnnnpstment of labor, skill. Dro
, ' a
Ptyw money, and the nett mcorre
and profit from any source whatever
fexsept the salaries and fees named in
1 the precceding section, during the year
preceedingthe first day of April in each
and every year, to be listed under the
head of "Income," as follows: If said
income amounts to five hundred dollars,
and is less than one thousand dollars,
nnc per cent.: if amounting to one
thousand dollars and below two thous
and dollars, one and one-half per cent.;
if amounting to two thousand dollars
and below three thousand dollars, two
per cent; if amounting to three thous
and dollars and below four thousand
ddlflis, , two and half per cent.; if
amounting to four thousand dollars and
below five thousaud dollars, three p&r
cent,; if amounting to five thousand dol
lars and upwards, three and one-half
per cent. The tax imposed in this sec
tion shall be in addition to other taxes
in this act imposed, except where laid
on gross receipts and dividends and pro
fits elsewhere taxed under this act, and
shall include interest on securities of
the United States, of this State, or
other State government: Prodded, That
iu estimating the income for the year
preceedingthe first day of April, I860,
those subjpets on which taxes have ac
tually been paid, under the Reveuue
Ordinance of the Convention, shall not
In estimating the nett income, the
only deduction by way of expenses shall
be first, taxes, other than the income
tax due this State.
Second Rent for use of buildings
or other property, or interest on actual
Third. Usual or ordinary repairs, but
not. for new buildings or permanent im
provements. Fourth. Cost or value of the labor,
(except that of the tax payer himself,)!
raw iaalenal,,foou, and all other neces
sary expenses incidental to the business,
from which the income is derived.
9. Every carriage or other vehicle
for the conveyance of persons, in use,
worth at least fifty dollars, one per cent,
on its value.
10. All gold and silver pltc, gold
and silver p!.ted ware jewelry worn by
I males, uucluding watch, watch chains,
se-a!s and keys, when collectively of
cordials, or malt liquors, iroin tue ma-
j within '.he State, which shall descend
estates, and which real and personal
estate may not be required in payment
of deb's and other liabilities, the fol
lowing per centum tax upon the value
thereof shall be paid.
Class 1. If such collateral relation
be a brother or sister of the father or
mother of the deceased, or issue of su ch
brother or sister, a tax of two per cent.
Class 2. If such collateral relation
visee or legatee ue a siraugur, a i
three per cent.
The 'real estate liable to taxation
shall be listed by the devisee or heir in
a separate column, designating its pro
per per cent. tax.
The personal estate or real estate re
duced to assets shall be liable to tax in
the hands of the executor or adminis
trator, and shall be paid by him, before
his administration account is audited or
the estate is settled, to the sheriff of the
county. If the real estate descended
or devised shall not be the entire inheii
tance, the heir or devisee shall pay a
pro rata part of tho tax, corresponding
with the relative value of the estate or
If the legacy or distributive share to
be received shall not be the entire pro
perty, such legatee or distributee shall
in like manner, pay a pro rata part of
the tax, according to the value of his
Whenever the personal property in
the hands of such administrator or exe
cutor, (the same not being needed to bo
converted into money iu course of tho
administration,) shall be of uncertain
value, he shall tpply to the County
Court to appoint three impartial men
of probity, to assess the value thereof;
and such assessment, being returned to
Court and being confirmed, shall bo
conclusive of the value.
To facilitate the collection of the tar
on collaterals, every executor or ad
minister shall return in his inventory,
whether the estate of thedeaeasoi goes
to the liueal or collateral relations, or
to a stranger, and if to collaterals, the
degree of relationship of such collate
rals to the deceased, under a penalty of
one hundred dollars, to be recovered in
the name and for the use of the State;
and it shall be the duty of the clerk of
the Court of Please and Qiarter Ses
sions, to furuish the sheriff with tho
names of the executors and administra
tors, who make such returns, after each
and every terra of his Court.
The sheriff shall collect the taxes as
set forth in. this schedule annually, un
less otherwise directed, and grant to
each party paying the tar, a license to
carry on his busiuess to the first day of
July next ensuing, except in cases
where the tax is ou non-resident horse
and mule drovers, in which case no li
cence shall be required.
1. Every company of circus riders,
or exhibitors of collections of animals,
seventy-fire dollars for each county in
which they shall perform or exhibit for
a reward. Every separate exhibition,
(commonly k-nown as side shows,) ac
companying such performers, or which
caurot be seen without the payment of
a separate charge, fifteen dollars for
each county in which it is exhibited for
2. Every company of itinerant,
stage or theatrical performers, or per
sons performing feats of strength or
agility, or exhibiting natural or artifi
cial objects, (except amateur perform
ers,) twenty dollars for each county in
which they exhibit fora reward, and two
hundred dollars when such company
performs for a longer time than two
months in any county.
3. Every company of itinerant sing
ers or performs on musical instruments,
or dancers or itinerant companies, who
otherwise exhibit for the public amuse
ment, ten dollars in each county ia
which they exhibit for a reward.
4. Everv insurrance company, incor
porated by this State, except companies
for mutual assurance, who take no poli
cy out of the State, one hundred dol
lars. 5. Every hotel, resturant or eating
house, one half of one per cent, on tha
gross receipt, if exceeding three hun
dred d dlars, and every gis company,
and every telegraph company one per.
cent on gross receipts..
6. Every agency of an insurance
company, incorporated out of the State,
five per cent, on gross receipts, and ten
dollars for every county in which such
company may have an agency. .
7. Every agency of a bank incorpo
rated out of the State, five hundred dol
lars. 8. Every money or exchange, bond
or note broker, private banker, or agent
of a foreign broker or banker, shall
pay the sum of one hundred dollars for
each county in which he has an office or
place of busioess; aud every person ac
ting for such broker, whether with or
without compensation, shall be held
and de3ined a broker to all intents and
purposes, in the place or county in
which he shall act, and shall be liable
for the above tax.
9. Every person who is not a resi
dent of this State, and who shall come
iu this State in the capacity of, or as
agent for, a broker, and with the intcn
tion of exercising any of the functions
of a money or-exjhange broker, shall
pay the county in which te shall act as
a broker, which tax shall be collected
by the sheriff of the county and be ac
counted for as other taxes.
10. Every person who shall propose
to act aa broker, according to the fore
going section, shall pay the taxio tbo
ahpnff of the county in the county in
which said broker's business is to to
transacted, and take a licenco for tho
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