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FRIDAY, : : : JUNE19,J874
Messrs. Walker, Taylor & Co., Adver
tising Agents, Baltimore, are sole agents for
Ttie E.vquirer in that city. Our paper may
bo found on file at their office, 134 West P.al
timore strefct.
ELECTION AUGUST 6th, 1S74.
For Sri'ERiNTF.NnEXT of Public Instruc
tion ;
Stephen 13. Tool,
OF Ckavkn.
THE CAMPAIGN.
We arc furnishing tho public with our
p-aper for the Campaign at "0 cents.
L-t our friends take advantage of this
offfr.
i
MOORE vs. BILLIARD.
It is commanded that wo touch
not, taste not, handle not the un
clean tiling," and perhaps we have
suffered in not obeying this injunc
tion and having anything 10 say in
the matter of the Judgeship for this
District. We are of course opposed
to both of the candidates and favor
one over the other not because we
love Ililliard more, but Moore less.
We believe Judge Moore possesses
ability,but his nature is too passion
ate and tyrannical, and his passions
too little controled, to make a just
and honest Judge. His complicity
too with an organization in Chowan,
gotten up as a counter concern to
the Ku Klux, shews a dangerous
disregard for law and partizan ha
tred too bitter to dwell in the breast
of one who is to decide between man
and man his just and inalienable
rights. Tho conduct of Judge
Moore also in the Halifax Grand
Jury case was such as would not
have been tolerated for one moment
in England nor any other country
in which there was a semblance of
constitutional liberty. The un
thinking may regard this act as but
the emanation of a too fervent zeal,
but it was in reality a high-handed
usurpation for which the Judge
should have been impeached, and
which should ever disqualify him
from holding any public office by
Which the right3 of the people would
be imperiled. These things, and
the evidences of un?nvpmsW" r""
sion that have been evinced in our
own county, as for instance in the
case of Mr. John Knight, show that
whatever ability Judge Moore may
have he is not the man to whom
could safely be intrusted the rights
of the people.
As far as Mr. Ililliard is concern
ed we know little. He has never
been a public man and has no re
cord, except that in the local poli
tics of his county he has, we think,
succeeded in making himself quite
odioug to his people. He is not re
cognized as a man of the ability of
Judge Moore, but that is a minor
concern if there are other natural
moral qualifications.
As we said above, the whole mat
ter is an "unclean thing" and no
Democrat should have anything to
do with it. It is a family fuss, let
them fight it.
THE LATEST APPEAL FROM LOU
ISIANA. A committee of citizens from the
Hooded district of Louisiana are now
at the Isorth soliciting aid for the
sufferers. "We cannot say anything
stronger than what they say for
themselves in the following commu- !
mcation, marie to the people of j
.Maryland :
Shall they now he told, when the
people of our Delta Basin, with an
area larger than the entire State of
Maryland, are swept with flood, and
live times the number made homeless,
on.i .: ti, r.,.. u,i k.
j. i i i u u j !
liiinino that nns hoen now hfiraldort i
for more than forty days with the
most urgeut assurances of the dire
needjof largo and liberal aid to Bave
from actual death the fifty thousand
men, women and children of all
colors and conditions shall they and
wo now be told that Baltimore and
Maryland aro comparatively indif
ferent while enjoying for themselves
an enviable prosperity ? We cannot
credit it! Their hearts are right.
Will you not make some other
elfort to do more than has been done?
This is our earnest prayer, and we
will not apologize for our impor
tunities, lor our people are perxmmg. 1
We inclose again Mayer Wiltz's laBt j
call lor aid.
Very respectfully,
C. G. Forshey,
Govebnoe P. O. Hebeet,
Govekkor J. M. "Wells,
G. W. Morse,
Citizens of tho flooded region.
Wasiunotox, June 3, 1874.
The famine in India has attained
gigantic proportions, the British
government undertaking the oner
ous task of feeding three-and-a-half
millions of destitute people. Very
gloomy results are anticipated in
the face of this appalling calamity,
as in the stricken district there can
ts no crop for six month to coat.
E. R. STAMPS, - - - Editor.
SPECIAL TAX BONDS.
Our people will be gratified to
learn that the case of Self vs. Jen,
kins, State Treasurer, lias been
heard before Chief Justice Waite,
and that his decision has been made
in favor of the State. The argu
ment upon which the decision is J
based does not touch the matter of
the constitutionality of the bonds,
but relies entirely upon the fact
that the Treasurer was compelled
to disburse the interest collected
for the Special Tax bonds because
he was so required by the Legisla
ture. We give below the 'closing
portion of the decision :
The immediate question for our deter
mination, therefore, is, not whether the
State should proride the means and require
the Treasurer to replace this fund, but
whether it has so done. When the order to
use the $150,000 was made, ihe Treasurer
was authorized to replace it out of the first
money which cane into the Treasury by
way of dividends or taxes. When that of
the $200,000 was ordered, he was authorized
to replace it from dividends and taxes for
general purposes The Itevenue Act of
1871, however, expressly prohibited him
from using for that purpose any money col
lected under its authority. The acts ol 1873
aud 1874 do not contain any such prohibi
tion, but they each direct that the taxes
levied shall be applied to defray the expen
ses of the State government, and to pay ap
propriations for charitable and penal institu
tions. This is the statement of the special
object to which the taxes are to be applied,
required to be made in every law levying
taxes, and the Constitution expressly pro
hibits their application to any other. While,
therefore, the law does not prohibit the re
imbursement of the special tax fund out of
the money raised under its authoiity, the
Constitution does. The expenses on account
of which the money was taken from the fund,
have already been paid with the money of
the State. It is true, the money paid ought
not to have been so used, but it was none
the less on that account the money of the
Slate. The bondholder might perhaps, if
I no Tt l ivilan l: I 1 1 1 roma nail 1 ii ina I nn r i
compel its application to the paymeut of j
the interest on their bonds, but until so i
applied it did not become their property, and !
remained that of the State. " i
It is not claimed that there is now any ,
money in the Treasury except that whichl
has been collected from taues levied under
the uevenue Laws of 1873 and 1874, and it
ia clear to our minds thei e is no law existing
which requires, or even authorizes, the
Treasurer to reimburse the special fund
from that. Tbe Stale may be under obli
gation to provide for such reimbursement,
but the State and the Treasurer occupy
different positions. The State ia the debtor
and bound by its pledge of faith to provide
means and pay its debts. The Treasurer ia
but an agent of the State, and bouud ouly
t pay its debts when required to do so by a
valid law. If such a law exists and he re
fuses to act, a proper court will by mandamus
compel him to perform his duty. If he
threatens to divert money appropriated for
tbe payment of a debt, on proper applica
tion, he may be restrained. But to auhor
ize interferei.ee ia either case, it must clear
lyappear that he wrongfully reluses to
execute a valid law which has been enacted
by the legislative department for his guid
ance. The court cannot make laws for him.
It can only compel hiui to execute such as
have been made.
As there is therefore no money in the
Treasury which the Treasurer is authorized
or required by any existing law to appro
priate for the reimbursement of the special
tax fund, we cannot restrain him from pay
ing out the funds in his hands until the
reimbursement has been made. The princi
pal in this case cannot be reached through
the agent now before the (,'ourt.
The bill is dismissed with costs
a ne Din is dismissed with costs. ,
(Th. other cases between the same par- !
sfallunder the principle of the aboe
! ties fall under the principle of the abo
opinion, and are also dismissed with cost-.) I
2ND DISTRICT.
There is danger that the people
of the 2nd Congressional District,
knowing the fact that they are
hopelessly overslaughed by the
colored vote, will lose energy and
cease to work where their work
would be appreciative and effective.
It is true that there 13 not the
slightest hope of their being able to
elect a Representative to Congress,
but their vote for Col. Tool will
count as much as that from any
other portion of the State and
should bo polled. The Executive
committees in the counties compos
ing this district have much more
arduous duties imposed upon them
than if they had full tickets in the
field. The whole work devolves
upon them, and they should see
that a complete organization were
kept up and that there were sub
committees in every township to
bring out the full vote. If these
committees are active and diligent
much more could be done through
them in this district than by a
contesting campaign with opposing
candidates.
A COMPLETED TICKET.
The Conservative ticket in the
gtate for cWress was comnleteil
0 1 j
with the exception of the Second
District which may or may not
nominate a candidate, by the re
nomination atr Wilkesbors last
" eanesuay week of Hon
J 1 xiuu
W. M.
Iiobbins, in the Seventh District:
The Charlotte Observer says : Hav
ing said that he was tho most popu
lar man in the District, it only
remains for us to add his name to
ti e the list composed of Ashe, Scales
and Vance, aa the representatives of
the Conservative party from Western
North Carolina in the next Congress.
This is the strongest team wo have
put in the field since the war, and
the mere mention of their names, in
connection with the candidacy, is a
sy nonym of Conservative triumph .
A bill is now before the British
Parliament having for its object the
restraining of the ritualists, or as
they are called, High Church par
ty, which places Mr. Gladstone in
a most awkward position. The
ritualists are of course tories, and
Mr. Gladstone, the leader of the
liberal party,is said to be a ritualist,
and with his whole party at his
back is resisting a measure which,
it would seem, should command the
sympathy of the democracy of
Brittain. No wonder Mr. Glad
stone's name is mentioned in con
nection with the University of Oxford.
FRANCE.
The N-ey-York Herald, of the
ltth inst.y contains an able ed
itorial on the situation in France
and closes with tbe following. The
sentimental period to republics is
rather sickening and is unworthy
the article :
It is possible tbe Uouapartists may
win. Ve can see how imperialism
can return to France. ?ut it is not
for us to welcora it or to repine at the
spectacle of a country so noble, so
rich, so endowed with splendid quali
ties, with so much civilization and
enterprise and thought, a country
which has dono so much for freedom
and progress in every way, passing
again under the dominion of a beaid- j
less .Bonaparte, whose traditions
come from the Nanoleona of the
eighteenth of Brumare and the sec- j 6nce his failure to get the nomi
ond of December, whose counsellors j nation for Congress cm not lis too
would be Kouher, who never failed I highly commended.
to oe tne lacKey oi tne empire, anu
Fleury, who propelled the mas-acres
i . t i i n .1 -. . -i :
on the boulevards, and Bazaine, who j
was condemned to death for having;
surrendered without cause the finest , infln j in poril.
fortress and the best armies in France.
All this may come, and it may come, The conferring upoa Prince
too, with much parade and circum- Arthur, the title ot the Duke of Con
stance. Assuredly there would be j naught, is the first instance of as
the fire-works and rhetoric of Na; j so,iati ro lt with lreland.
poleonism in prolusion, and men and i
women in France would sintr hosan- i A tne next meeting of the llouse
nas as men and women in America ! Committee on Foreign AffairsfJ&e
sang hosannas to slavery, and would j resolution for the recognition (Mhe
sing them to-morrow could slavery ! fpu ;ni , )
, . , , independence ot ( tiba will be consia-
only return: x or ourselves our hopes 1
are witn tne xtepuDiic; ana not only ;
for ranee, but tor the other nations, j
We may have restorations, but they j
will be postponements. Ave may ,
have revolutions, but they will be '
aspirations. In spite of disappoint-!
ment and failure the Republic will I
come, and with it peace, civilization ;
uuu iuui true ireeuom wnicn as yet
lI?e emperors anu Kings nave laitPO to
BTe mankind,
Z ZZ-L
A ROTTEN CONGRESS.
The Washington Rtrnthlirnu.
o j - -
staunch and true administration pa- j is advertised for sale: It is three
per, mates the following honest i arS9 quarto valumes, and the public
confession as to the material com- j gravely informed that it was present
posing the 43rd Congress: ; ed to ("eneral Washington by its au
" There ia no reason to fear the ! tll0r'
people will make up their minds that i
its pledges upon finance, polygamy i
ana ctvu nguts, may well suspect its j
representatives in the iNational legis
lature of being weak-kneed or shaky, j
the . 'orty-th,rd Congress is not made participating in the Grant Parish : tfcou 7 ' j iST I
ot the right kind ot stun. A paitv t i c -
,;k - -t e e n x .T- j (Ija ) riot in whicn some fortv per-
with a majority of fully two-thirds I ' . ... , , , " . , 1 i t e r i c i i
of either House that cannot i-hWih i eons were k,lled have been convicted. ! MOmer C UraVeS SCllOOl. I
The constituents of uncertain men Uintou Importer and 15. I. Grady as
had better keep them at home. j srmes editorial management of that
Congress is no good place, for them." j paper. Mr. Grady announces in his
The Jiepubltean may rest easy as ! salutatory that there will be no
to the " stuff that will make up
u .. m.
the next LongrC33. Ihe people are
t: j r t i-ii i
tired ot his party and will make
their next fa'i selectiotts from a
,
tliffeient class of men.
: .
TI.p nt,-, ,, ,nmm;ti,l .,,... ,i i
-v.... v up-.u n.c ,
good people of Petersburg in arrest-
? . r . ,
1Dg a nuniber ct its citi.e under .
the pretence of intimidating necro
voters, has created great indi-ma- 1
o
rinn tTirrmrrlirmf !. " :
6 (
nia ,and the insolent usurpation of !
power estKbtted by Attorney Gen. !
eral W illiams, in directing troops to J
be sent to interfere in a local dec- J
tion, is another evidence of the grout :
departure our government has made :
from the old constitutional iuta-. j
The Baltimore ,S'w,, alluding to the
telegram sent to Marshal IJamsde)),
says : :
It would bo edifying to know
hy
what authority an Attorney-General !
of the United States a mere subor- j
dmate of the Tregident in the law
department promises to anvbodv
tioops from Fortress Monroe or anv
other quarter? far as ,.e know
ne nas about as much neht m the
KZZZZJIZSl
forces in the West or regulate their
transportation, whether bv water.
j railroad, hndaulet, or othevrise.
A letter to the Time horn
Charleston says : " From the offi
cial records of prosecuting Attor
neys of different circuits in South
j Carolina, it will be seen that one-
third of the number of persons hold
ing minor positions have been in
dicted for some offence comitted
during their terms of office, and a
much larger proportion is charged
with crimes of various' kinds prior
to their election or appointment.
Charleston county is perhaps worse
in this particular than any other
portion of the Stale. From the
highest to the lowest State officer in
the district, nearly all have been
charged with, and many of them
convicted of, one or more offences."
The Enfield Time, one of out
best exchanges, has been sold, and
will hereafter be published by
Messrs. WiSston & Gilliam in the
town of Windsor, Bertie county
The Civil Ilighteis Messrs.
Cobb, McCabe & Co. who want i
to force poor white children to r0 !
to school with negroes, will soon
commence their harangues to the
people, we presume.
The Virginia papers are filled with
communications suggesting ..candi
dates for Congress. Nearly ' ; every
prominent name in the State has
been mentioned, and there seems to
be a universal . conviction that the
delegation elected this year will 'be an
unusually strong one. The Conserva
tives rely confidently upon carrying
all the districts except the second and
the fourth, and are by no means
without Btrong hopes of carrying one
ox both of them.
I
The timo between Washington and
l'ittsburg by rail is to be reduced to
ten hours.
The Duukards at their late Nation
al Convention denounced the use of
'the ungodly piano.'
Richard Cuss was badly put down
when a f00 pound weight fell on him
at St. Louis recently.
Texas women, it is reported, ride
on both sides of their horses. Other
people only ride on the out-side. ,
There is a 'female club' in Newark,
New Jersey, 'for young women who
have no place to spend their even-
ings.'
The course of Hon. Josiah Turner
' "
17. n vnnnrr ii-nmnii tn nw.lr V,.,t-
off a young man s coat collar s said
to be the first symptom that the young
Lydia Thompson is said to have
tLrce oHers of mar,iage on the
, , . .
averae a week5 but she 1DS19ts that
ne husband is really all she can pro.
vido for iust non-.
The iuui0r9 of tU
evacuation of
Estalla by the Carlists are not con
firmed. General Concha is preparing
to attack the town immediately at
three different points.
General Washing on's family Bible
Three of the parties charged with
Seveial were acquitted. There are j
many other indictments remaining
Mr. Kerr has withdrawn from the
: change in the political complexion of ;
Li t 4 '
i tne Jeporter.
! ,i ... .. i
i Keceipts lor the preservation of!
i furs abound in all the papers, but the !
I ,
' old plan promulgated by Picvci long
' ago is the best. This is to pull out
a11 tne liairs w"n tweezers and varn-
i-i.it!-
" tL bpnDg -re"0Te
the varnish and carefully -fink aitthe
ha;ra Jn ja(,eg
V
Several strikes among the coal
miners in England have ended, and
the men have returned to work
Tr.i.-- . . , , ,
have accepted the Dropoaed reduction ;
of ten per cent , and in Durham the '
differences between the men and the j
employers have been amicably ad- :
justed. t
The old yarn about Conservative
frauds, and all that kind of non- !
sense, in Petersburg don't seen; to
, i ....... 0 . .
i 1 ... . .
take well witn the majority in Con-
gress, Republicans as well as Demo-;
crats. The party that continually I
calls for troops when it is defeated at !
elections, is becoming small bv de- '
- u tuimu tmau ty ue- ,
Prws' f"nce the Administration has;
oken in denying the i
beauties . ti iiohcv of that rharaoter '
0- Atlantic
cable Mr. Cyrus W. Field and others
have never given up the project of a
line from San Francisco to Japan
and from thereto make connections
around the world. The distance from
California to Yokohonia is five thous
and and eeven hundred miles by way
of Honolulu and the Ocean Island.
The deep sea soundings for tho cable
are now being taken by the United
States steamer Tuscarora.
Ono of Durell's clerks has left New
Orleans. Strange to relate, $30,000
of public money is also gone.
It is said that a popular lecturer
recntly kept an audience until half
past ten o'clock to listen to his argu
ment in favor of going to bed prompt
ly at 9.
England has now 30,000,000 spind
les in her mills, with nearly 400,000
looms, and 050,000 workmen. Next
comes the United States, with 8,000,
000 spindles; France, 5,700,000.
the German Zollverein, 4,300,000, of
which Alsace possesses 1,700,000;
Russia, 2,000,000, Switzerland, 1,800,
000; Austria, 1,400,000; Spain, 1,400,--000;
Belgium, 000,000; . Italy, 500,
000, and 2,000,000 for other countries
According to the report of M. Alcan,
made in 186 the number of spindles
then in colton spinning was 58,850,
000, which number has increased
now to 03,700,000. Estimating the
amount of capital invested at S10 in
!10 in !
$637,- i
i
I gold per spindle, we rind that
000,000 is invested in the industrv.
"?Aom,e J&M00'00,0 ia aQally
paid to 1,200,000 workmen.
So the women who beguiled the
Grand Duke Nicholas, and. was the
cause of his arrest for stealing and
presenting her his mother's diamonds,
is an American adventuress after all,
in spite of statements to the contrary.
She was a Miss Ely, the daughter of
a Northern clergyman; who settled
subsequently in Missouri. She mar
ried clandestinely a man named
Blackford, and on his death led a
fast, reckless and dissipated life, first
in Philadelphia, and - afterwards in
New York and Paris. She is said to
bo very beautiful, very fascinating,
very unscrupulous and exacting, and
altogether a dangerous woman. The
Grand Duka Nicholas has found her
to ba so, to the scandal of the Eussian
court and to hit ova great cost. !
There are 97,009 miles of railroad
in the -United- States, a the cost of
which is estimated at $3,100,000,000.
The Finance Committee has re
ported adversely on the bill .ibrt&e
abatement of taxes on bonded spirits
destroyed by casualty.
A French doctor says that a vapor
bath, at a temperature of 144 degrees,
on seven consecutive days, will cure
hydrophobia. Why not boil the man
at once
, , , .
une nunareu anu ten years waa -
the age ot the oldest aunty they have
lately had in South Carolina. They
used to have one further. South kOi
cooKeu ior tue nanus mat uug a
Chattahoochie River.
Queexstowx, June 17 Noon.
When the steamer Parthia , arrived
here thia evening a large mob had
gathered on the deck awaiting the
appearance of Henri Rochefqrt,who
was generally known to be on board.
As Kochefort passed doWE th R&ng.
j . t, , . rece:jL, hir5 ith
hootings and execrations, and made
a rush for him as he landed. The
police surrounded Rochefort, who, it
is feared, would have been lynched
but for the interference. Intensely
excited, the mob pressing forward
hooting and yelling, followed the
Frenchman to the Queen's Hotel ;
from that place the police escorted
him to the depot, where only passen
gers were admitted. His arrival at
Cork was not expected, and he,
therefore, passed through the city
unnoticed, and took the train at ) t
j m. for Dublin, from whence he will
i proceed to London,
i ..aiM,--
MFW ADVERTISEMENTS
j "-jf-T "i 1 rJ?"
NOTICE.
rriUE undersigned having qualified Ex
X ecutor of the late Russell Chapman, de
ceased, hereby notifies all persona having
claims against said estate to present them to
me on or before the 1st day of July, 1S75.
M. WEDDKLL, Executor.
Tarl-oro, June 19, 1874. t '
1. PRICE,
of Washington, N. C, ' '
Topographical Surveyor.
RETURNS thanks to the citizens of tfcto
and adjoining counties, for patronage re
ceived, and respectfully solicits a continuance
of the same. Address at Sparta, N. O.
References : W. (. Lewis, Ellas Carr,
HillsboroV N. C.
' A Classical, Mathematical, Scientific
and military Academy.
FALL Session begins the 8ml Monday in
July.
Board and tuition, including fuel, washing,
lights and furnibhed rooms, f 157.50 per ses
sion of t went j week.
INSTRUCTORS.
11 Horner, A. M.
K- IL Graves, A. M.
nntch Morson, Jr., University of Virginia.
Major I. II. Hamilton.
a. w. Vcnable, Jr., Poughkeepsie Com.
Co'1.C!re; ,
Circulars sent ou application.
June if, isr4. im
m . "
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Jut received at the
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j a supply of
by
Standard Authors.
Also quite an assortment of
Miscellaneous Books,
at Xew York retail price?,
April 10, b74. tf.
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bandies, Xidts, Fruit,
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Orders for Parties &B&Es
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notice,;
THE STEAMER COTTON PfiANT will
be taken otf her route on tho 15th inst.,
for nsnal repairs.
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Washington, N. C, June 5, 1874. . 2t
ESTABLISHED IN 1793.
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Maj. V. B. LYNCH.
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W. O. QUAKENBUSH. -
MEHAXEVIIXE. C.
HPHE Ifitst Session opens Juiv 15th 1874
Terms, including Books, lttO per 8ea
sion. No extras. June 5.1m
OUR MOTTO !
AND
SMALL PROFITS.
D. LICHEXSTEIN & CO S
At
' i . , City Grocery.
N. B. Fine stock. Cigars always on hand.
Mayo, 1874. . jy
tarboro',
FEMALE ACADEMY
THE NEXT SESSION - COMMENCES
the.last Monday ia May. .
. V For further particular; appVto"'
i MRS. M. P. PE1TOEK, Principal. -Tarboro
April 17, 1874. -am..
tlflio tOfl Pr day. Agenti
VlU 0U wanted everywhere -.Par-Ucuiars
fxe. A. iL Bljok & Co., St. LouU,
UflDED
MISCELLANEOUS.
II. I 1 V CORJ
THE undersigned offers for sa?o at market
rateaa quantity of good Hay And Corn.
x JAS, R. THIGPEN,
May-i-lm. v-' ' Tarboro', N. C. f
r-v
JLOST.
A Certificate for Three (8) Shares of W. A
W. Railway Stock, issued to the undw.
signed, r.as heen lost. Notice is hereby iriven
that a new certificate will be applied for.
JAMES H. STATON.
June 5, 5874. im
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FIRE
I nc 1 1 Pinna Anannir
, llIoUI allUC AycilCj.
MeIISte1Se1!!S!l5SS13P,l!
Liverpool & Loudon & Globe
assetts, $32,820,875.00
Continental of New York asaetts 2,225,937.08
Farmvtlleand Virginia " 184,818.88
Old North State, ' 112,680.65
$24,694,311.11
M. WEDDELL.
Tarboro", May 15th, 1874.
tf
GREENBACKS I $500
Per week guaranteed. Sample and term,
lor 25 cento, f O. Box 33, Hagerstown Md.
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soDfi
COOL AND SPARKLING.
Fresh Fruit Syrups !
Snturrfawe A TncHsuc
AT
STATOA'S DRUG STORE.
CALL AND TAKE A DRINK.
1" 4 TlflC BLACK SILK Sucqueai
JLiiULrllZi Embroideries, Laces,
Ribbons, Hosiery and ti loves, for sale at very
low prices.
M. WEDDELL & CO.
May 15th, 1874. tf
TERRELL & BRO.,
DEALERS IN
GROCERIES
AND
STAPLE DRY GOODS,
Main Street,
Vaa. 4U a R.M A
iivua tiiL jji 1UqU
TarlDoro, 1ST. o.
sept. siMi
ART GALLERY,
Na 176 Ibin Street, Norfolk, Va!
Jas. F. Carr Sc Co.,
(Late WALTER,)
j Finish all Classes of
PHOTOGRAPHIC WORK
j from the Card Miniature to Life 8ize.
i Oil Colored Portraits in a thoroughly ar-
wsuc style. Also, views of Buildings, Steam
ers, Yachts, && feb. 3m.
JVOTICE.
I forbid all persons from hiring Tom Nobles
and Mathew Melton, colored, as 1 have
them under eon tract for the vear.
J. n. KUFFIM A BRO.
May 29. st
. -L Q '
1 " 0
1061 BeGF QL WlUS
JW WWI V'
nPEVlw: rr,v,ay e . t
' v." " . .11 .1 ll, 1 11 I.
from the Brewery of Jacob Seeger, Balti
more, r
Friouda of a jrood cool glass of leer, are
invited. E. ZOELLER.
i 8- I have built a platform at my farm
for Dances and Picnic. Parties or Societies
will do well by seeing me before selecting a
place to hold a picnic.
Dress Goods at Cost.
THE subscribers now oiler the whole of
their atock of LADIES DRESS GOODS
at Cost for Cash.
M. MEDDEM. A CO.
May J.'.Ui, 1S74. if
Dr. L. T. Fuqua,
-it nun
i m t
TARB0E0', N. C.
Office opposite the Court House.
Jan. 3, 1874. tr.
GONFBCTIOMRIH,
CIGARS, &C,
For sale by J. M. 8PRAGIN8.
Tarboro', Mar. IS, 1874. tf.
l,ost:
CERTIFICATE No. 1174, dated Nov. 0th
1855, for 5 shares of W. & W, R. R. stock,'
issued to Moses Smith. A new certificate
will bo applied for. M. T. SAVAGE,
April 37.-tf. Executor.
CHAMBERLAIN & llAWLS,
PBACTICAL
WATCH MAKERS
AND
JEWELERS.
pkEALERS IN FINE JEWELRY, FINE
" Watches Sterling Silver S35S
Ware Silver Plated Ware,
SPECTACLES.
-Fine Watches Repaired Faithfully
and SclenUflcallv, and Warranted
TARBOKO, N. C.
Jan. 5, 1873. j.tj
N; M. Lawrence
Has '.
Patapsco Guano, Gilnam's
Fertilizer, Oyster Shell
Lime, Potash Salts
- and Oats,
ON HAND AND FOR SALE.
Oive him call.
jan.30-tl
100,000 CYPRESS SHINGLES,
T'brSale.
fjnHE undersigned respectfully Informs the
JL pubh thathe ia -prepared to furnish
shinxles on short notice, at anr point on the
Lt " i Vf.'L. SAVAGE,
' Marru SO.-Sin:" - - Palmyra, N. C. "
FISH !
THE Steamboat Annie Wood will run from
the Souiid Fisheries up RoaBOke River
aa far as Weldon daring the Fishing season.
Fish of all kind : will be delivered In any
quantity, salted or iced, at any landing on
Roanoke River at market prices, i
Address, . II. BAILET,
April 27.-lm. JamesvUle, N. C.
STORE TO LET.
THE STORE rdjoining that of Mr. J. H.
Bell, now occupied by Messrs. H. Mor
ris St Bro.-
For particulars, apply to" .
t. GEa HOWARD.
Jan. 10, 1874.
ADVERTISEMENTS.
B. T. Babbitt's
Pure Consentrated Potash
OR LYE,
Of Double tbe Strength of any other
SAPONIFYING fcUBSTANCE
I have recently perfect"! a new method of
packing my Potash, or Lye, mid am now j
paching it only in Hall.., the coating of which 1
i will saponify, :ind dot-s not injure ihe Soap.
! Jt ,s packeu in noxes containing 4 unit Ji.
' Balls, and in no oher way. Directions in
; English and (ierman, for miking hard an-l
! soli soap with thi Potm-h, mw-umimnvmg
each pact ure. B. T. BABBITT,
M , Washington t., N Y
April 10.
BOOKWALTER
STEAM ENGINES,
FOR RUNNI.NG
COTTON GINS.
WE would call tho special attention of j
Planters who ruiu so many mules, by
working lo Cotton Gins, to the above
Simple, Cheap and Valuable
Machine.
One.of these Engines of 4 1-2 horse power,
will run ten hours with half cord of wood,
mid will carry any size Gin, up to SO saws,
with perfect ease, and will run regularly, gin
ning cotton In a most satisfactory manner.
We would nndertake to lay down an En
gine of the 6ize m:;nd at Tarlioro' Depot fur
$:150.
Col. J. R. Lituh-r, of Williamson, N. C,
used one of them last season, lo whom any
person might refer. If planters wish them it
would le well to lot us li'ive their orders in
June and July. Call nml examine on;, and
also Bartleld Cotton fiin. fr which Ve are
Agents.
S. s. NASH t Aii dls.
June 5, is4.
tf
HAMPDEN SIDNEY
COLLEGE.
TUE NEXT SESSION OF THIS SEMI
nary ot learning will commence on
Thursday, Sept. 4th, 1873.
Hampden Sidney is situated in Prince Ed
ward County, Va., within a few hundred
yards of Union Theological Seminary, aid
seven miles from Farmville the nearest d..
pot of the Atlantic, MUsIesippi & Ohio R. R.
The locality of the College is most healthy,
and the community around distinguished for
intelligence and piety.
There is no Grammar or Preparatory
School connected with the College. It re
tains tbe curriculum and the great aim of its
teachers ia to secure thoroughness in the
training and instruction of their pupils and
thus to prepare them for professiotinl studies
or the active-duties of life.
The ordinary expenses of a student exclu
sive of the eost of clothing, travelling and
i hooks, are from 1225 to f 275 a year
For
Catalogue and further information ap
ply to Rev. J. M. P. ATKINSON,
Presidcrt Hampden Sidney (.'ollege.
jy 2(i-t!. Prince Edward County, Va.
F.LIAS L. B.VIINES. Wll.l.l-. V. iJ.VKXF.S
Dr. E. D. Bames & Bro.,
cnnnrnej nriiTieie
OUnULUIl ULtlMOlO
TJAVING ASSOCIATED OURSELVES
11 together a above, we have
opened in Tarboro', X. C-, a per
manent office, and at Rocky Mount aud
(Jraeuville, bruuen omoes, where we propose
to do all kinds of work pertaining to the pro
fession in the most skillful ami scientific
manner.
All work warranted to give cnlire satisfac
tion. NITROUS OXIDE GAS administered and
teeth positively removed without l'AI.N' or
DANGER to the patient.
Special attention stiver, io Plate Work, and
teeth inserted on Gold, Silver and Vulcanite
Rubber.
i All of the latest and most improve J iustru
: ment used, amonir them two ol Dr. Morrison's
I Celebrated Burr Engines,
j To tLe people of above nrmed place mid
! the surrounding country, we respectfully
1 otfer our services.
i B" Office over R. If. Austin's Brick Store.
J. E. SIMMONS,
CABINET 3fAKEBlSAVE YOUR BACON!
AND
UNDERTAKER,
Pin ST., FOUR DOORS FHOM: !V
Tarboro', TV. O.
I MAKE TO ORDER ANYTHING IN THE
Furniture line and also keep a small lot on
hand for sale CHEAP FOR CASH. Call and
see mv
Undertaker's Department, j
I keep on hand and furnish at the shortest !
notice, j
M A IK Kill ANY, WALNUT, PoI'C
LAlt & PINE COFFINS, also
Fisk's Patent Metalic Burial Cases,
I Lave now a FINE HEARSE tor hire on
funeral ocea&ionn.
March 27, 187L
I'm.
FASHIONABLE
Dress Milking Emporium
MRS. S. E. SPIER, wonld respectfully in
forme the Ladies of Tarboro' and vicin
ty that she has opened an establishment in
the brick stor next door to W. S. Clark',
where she is prepared to
Cut, TPit and Make,
Ladies and Children Dresses in the Latest
Styles. :
OnrNEW SPRING FASHION PLATES
are now open for inspection.
Mar h 20, 1874. tt
La Pierre House,
BROADWAY ic EIGHTH STS.,
THIS is a desirable House for business men
or families, beinprsf class, elegant end
central. Parties who can appreciate n nnod
table will find the " La Pierkb " 77; House
to stop at in New York. Board and room 3
per day. licoras $1 per da.
C. B. ORVI8, Proprietor.
July 2(5, IS?".. y
GRAND, SQUARE & UPRIG11T
PIANOS
Have received upwards of FlFTi" FIRST
PREMIUMS, aud are amouj; the best now
mode. Every instrument fully warranted for
five years. Prices as low as the exclusive
use of the very best materials and the most
thorough workmanship will permit. The
principal pianists and composers. :ind the
piano-purchasing public of the South espe
cially, unite in the unanimous verdict of the
superiority ot the STIEFF PIANO. The
DURABILITY of our instruments is fully
established by over t:IXTY 8C1IOOL3 AND
COLLEGES in the South, nsin over 300 ot
our Pianos.
Sole Wholesale Agents for several of the
principal manufacturers of Cabinet and Pari
lor Organs : prices from S50 to 0O. a lib
eral discount to Clergvmen and Sabbath
Schools.
A large assortment of second-hand Pianos,
at prices ranging from $75 to f300, always on
hand.
Send for Illustrated Catalogue, containing
the names of over a.000 Southerners who have
bought and are using the Stieff Piano.
CHAS. M. STIEFF,
Wareroonis, No. V North Liberty St.,
BALTIMORE, M. D.
Factories, 84 & 80 Camden St., and 45 & 47
Ptrry St. June 13,-tf.
MISCELLANEOUS
Sfiii Ms
yE ARK ol'KNTNO. A NKvv
atlra.-tive no,-k .Miouds lor 1 s.OLos
(i' lllii tlicil wear, i-clliM-li,,,. uf
Dress Goods,
White Goods,
Trimmings,
Ribbons,
Laces,
Hosery,
Indies si raw Hals,
Lailies & Children Shoes
in sreat ariel,
WE CALL SPKCUI. ATTF.TI Tj
r a stock ok
(toils Furnishing (hnh
Muen & Pen-ale Shirts,
Cutis and Collars,
Xeek Ties and Scarfs
ilosery,
Underwear,
iiats,
Boots & Shoes,
WE ALSO KEEP A KI LL LINK of
Staple Dry Goods,
Mleadytllailc
CLOTHING,
i in ail varieties for SPRING and S I'M NET.
WEAR.
Umbrellas, &c.
TOBACCO AND SNUFF,
at jobbers prices.
We have on hand a larrr stock of
Pork, Bacon, Flour,
Molasses and Gro
ceries generally.
Wear, also Agents for ihe C'Ef.E BK 4 -TED
I TIOA WAGON'S.
0. II VARRAR I CO.
Tarboro', N. C, April 17, 1S74. -iU
The Panic is Upon Us !
ECONOMIZE !
Buy Where You Can Buy
Cheapest !
I WOULD RESPECTFULLY INFORM
the public that 1 have opened, at the
stand fortu' i I v occupied !v Mr. U U Alsop
a First-("as.
GROCERY STORE,
In which cm be found all kinds of tauiii
proccrios, suci a bacou, pork, Hour, suifai ,
coffee, molasses, ., Ac , at the very
LOWEST PRICES,
having been purchased when t-fery tiling
was at its lowest. My friend and the pub
lie will please call and see ifa NEW BROOM
DOESN'T SWEEP CLEAN.
CALL AT ONCE.
H. A. SHURLEY.
March '7, 1874.
Cui.
Hill !
To the Citizens of Edge
combe aud adjacent
Country.
THE undeiigiied respectfully announce
that he has again opened business of a
General Blacksmith
on Church Street, n?ar Mr. Dorter's itr
Special attention paid to
GUN AND CITY WORK.
Particular care paid to
l:Iorse-Shoeiiii
j iso ine nianiiiaciuniig and repairing mi
Kinds ot agricultural :nnl general HLAl'h
SMITH WOKK.
An experience of over TWENTY' YEAlif
in Kdgecombi' is suttlciniit tewtiTuony to niv
capability. I n spectfully rtMurn thanks for
the various manifestations of kindness horr
toforc received and hope to continue to de
serve them.
Nov. 8-tf I. B. PALAMOUNTA1N.
NOTICE.
ADMINISTRATION with the Will anu-i-cd
during trie minority of the Exueutur,
having been jn anted to Hip uuderslgoed, up
on the estate of the late Henry T. Clark, all
persons having claims agninet said estate arr
hereby notiiicd to present tlem to the uude.'
signed on or before tae first day of Mar, A.
D. 1S75.
JOS. BLOUNT CHESHIRE, JR.,
Administrator cum testamento annuo, dnrane
minoritate Exnculoria.
Tarboro', N. C, May 1, 1874. lit
J. A. WILLIAMSON
GENERAL GROCER
AND DEALER IX
PRO VISIONS,
Boots & Shoes, Tin aud Wood
en Ware &c
JMalu Ht., - -V TavboroN
Mr. La Fayette Moore will take plasure. n
accommodating customers. apl 19-ly.

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