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FRIDAY,
JULY 10, 1874
STATE NEWS.
Cora sells in Greenville at 00 rents
per bushel.
The crops of Pitt have been injured
by the drought.
Jo Davis is making a powerful
canvass in the 4lh District.
An average wheat crop
in Lincoln.
was
made
The town of Milton is out of
debt
and has money in the treasury.
An independent daily paper to be
called the Erening Express is to be
started in Newborn.
The corner stone of the new gov
ernment building in Raleigh, was
laid on the Fourth with the interest
ing ceremonies of the Masonic order.
The "glorious Fourth" was only
celebrated by "cullud" brethren in
Goldaboro, and the Messenger says :
" On the whole, it -was a dull anni
versary." A heavy rain and hail storm pass
ed over some sections of the Neuse ( on
the south side) on Friday last, doing
much damage to the crops, fences,
Beidsville Record says that almost
the entire white Republican vote of
Stokes county will be cast for Gen.
A. M. Scales.
Messrs. Schenck and Hoke, of the
Charlotte District, are the only candi
dates for J udge in the State, who
have tnken the stump.
The Washington Echo says : We
learn that the steam saw mill of Mr.
W. B. Wahab, at Germantown, Hyde
county, was oonsumed by fire a few
days since. Total loss. The cause of
the fire we did not learn.
The Fair of the Carolinas h as been
reorganized at Charlotte. A. B.
Springs, Esq., of Yorkville, was
elected President. The next exhibi
tion will be held the second week in
October.
Philadelphia commenced work on
the Centennial building on the Fourth
of July. That city is determined to
carry the contemplated enterprise of
1876 through, with or without the
aid of Congress.
The importation of negro rulers in
the State has already commenced.
Says the Greenville Register ; " R.
L. TyBon, a Radical loyalist, has em
ployed the major part of the imported
negroes, and contemplates getting
railroad ties for the West Indies. Too
thin, try again"
The Cleaveland Banner is respon
sible for the following :
" There is an old lady in this coun
ty, by the name of Sanders who is
now 101 years old; she walks two
miles to church and can knit and
sew as well as some of minor age.
Who can surpass it ?"
Weldon'News : We are glad to
notice the engagement of the farmers
of eastern Carolina. The crops are
in fine condition and are growing
luxuriously. Between Plymouth and
Jamesville the crops are well cultiva
ed cotton is small. There are num
bers of cotton blooms in the fields of
Washington and Martin.
The Charlotte Observer says ; We
went down to the ice machine last
night while it was at work, and got
inducted into the mysteries again.
It was working beautifully at that
time, and when we leftjit at 12 o'clock,
the freezing process was going on
rapidly. This morning another instal
ment of ice will be taken from the
refrigerating boxes.
The Newbernian says : From
Capt. J. S. Lane, of Stonewall, we
learn that the crops in Pamlico county
are in far better condition at this time
than they were last season, and that
the prospects are exceedingly favora
ble for a splendid yield in all products
under cultivation: that while about
the Bame number of acres in that
section has been planted this year
in cotton, the production of corn will
be eight times greater than last year.
This is truly encouraging to us all.
The-Newbern Times says : There
has been raging for seven days an
extensive fire in the woods and in
dry fields intthe vicinity of North
Lake, Hyde county. The conflagra
tion had the effect of driving from
their hiding places large droves of
deer, and the people in that vicinity
are luxuriating on venison. The
crops in Hyde are good, and its usual
prolific corn crop is better than it has
been for years.
A letter to a gentleman in Danville,
dated at Liverpool, England, May
5th, says a large party of English
men In search of homes and invest
ments, will sail for the United States
early in August. They start from
Norfolk on a tour of inspection
through Virginia, the Carolinas
and Georgia. Mr. Joseph Arch,
President of the Mechanics and La
borers' Union of Warwickshire, Eng
land, will renew his visit to America
this summer, with a view of locating
a large number cf Englisn families.
The Illinois "States Zeitung" says :
"Chicago had once the bulwark of the
Republican party by its German vote.
How thoroughly that party has
thrown away the confidence of the
Germans by its degenerationits tem
perance ideas, and its paper money
swindle, was illustrated at last Satur
day's primary elections. With the
exoeption of a very few German
officials, not a single German partici
pated in them. Indeed in those wards
where the Germans predominated
largely, no elections could be held
because there were no Republican
voters."
Condition of Affairs in Spain Still the
bame-
Madrid, July 6. Gen. Seballa
has taken the command and held a
review of the army of the North.
He has informed his officers that he
comes to fight the insurgent and in
tends to sink all political sympathies
and opinions in struggle. Gens.
Echagme and Martinez Compas have
resigned, The Pope has telegraphed
his benediction to the national army,
in response to the congratulations for
warded to Rome on the anniversary
of his accession.
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Court advertisements inserted 6 weeks for t&.
SMarriage, Funeral and Obituary notices, not
more than ten lines inserted tree of chirg.
Subscription 2.50. If paid casta at
time of" subscribing $2.00.
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York, and 701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia,
are onr Agents for procuring advertisements
for Thk Ehquirer in the above cities, and
authorized to contract for advertising at our
lowest rates.
A Request. Will friends, in noticing
advertisements m our paper, and responding
to same please state to parties addressed, " 1
saw your advertisement in Exquirer-Sooth
erner?" it is little trouble, and will help
our business wonderfully. Remember us.
LOCAL MATTERS.
RALLY !
EDGECOMBE DEMOCRACY
I
It has been thought expedient, for vari
ous purposes, to call a Convention of Dem
ocrats of Edgecombe to meet in the town
of Tarboro' ou
SATUEDAY, JULY 11th, 1874.
It is earnestly hoped that there will be a
full turnout of the people of the county on
that occasion, and that there may be a free
ami open discussion of the important polit
ical issues of the day, as well as the course
to be pursued by our party in Edgecombe.
Come, fellow citizens, the occasion de
mands it.
.JOHN 8. DANCY,
Chm'u Dem. Ex. Committee.
July.
lxddest
Here, 'midst the
triumphs of her
worth,
Nature herself invites the reapers forth ;
Dares the keen sickle from its twelve
months' rest,
Aud gives that ardor which, in every
breast,
From infancy to age alike appears,
When the first sheaf its plumy top uprears.
Bl.OOMFIELD.
He St i:E To come to town Saturday.
Goon. Edgecoml cotton crop is prom-
smi
:oda.
Soda. -See advertisement of Dr. Staton's
Great bargains
Wbitlock's.
in Straw Hats, at A.
Come To the Democratic Convention
Satnrday.
Saturday Is the day for the Democratic
Convention.
The Comet Is exciting but little inter
est in our community.
A large lot of new styles of Calicoes just
received at Gatlins.
Tomatoes. Capt .
ripe tomatoes.
Jno.
Danev has
Lost A pair of Gold Frame Spectacles.
See advertisement.
Commenced. The Rads have posted
their schedule for a voyage around the coun
ty. Heaven help us !
Call And see us at our new office ;
always glad to see our friends. See sign
of Printing Office.
This Papeu Claims to be one of the
best advertising mediums in Eastern Caro
lina.
The water in Tar River is very scarce
we hear it was not so low during last sum
mer. Clerk. Mr. N. B. Bellamy was nomi
nated for Superior Court Clerk on the
Reform ticket.
Pic Xic. The younger set of our young
folks had a pleasant pic nic at "Waller's
Spring last Saturda-.
For new shapes in Hats and Bonnets,
call and see them at Mrs. Feldenheimer's.
Claim. It has been suggested that those
who had their windows broken by the fir-
inr on the 4th. ought to nut their claim
before the Geneva Arbitration.
Best Crop. Capt. Jas. R. Thigpen is
said to have the best cotton crop on Ms
side of the river between Tarboro' and
Washington.
Improvement. lhe .Methodist congre
gation has niado a decided improvement in
its church building by taken out the win
dow formerly in rear of the pulpit.
Piques, Grenadines, Organdies, Poplins
and Lawns for sale very low at Gatlin's.
Slow. The Reformed Ticket seems to
be doing but little as yet. We suppose
Mr. McCabe has ordered them to go home
and behave themselves.
B. and L. Next Wednesday is the time
for the regular monthly meeting of the
Tarboro' Building and Loan Association.
Pay promptly and save fines.
Dress-Making. We ask special atten
tion to Mrs. Mehegan's card. She is well
known in the community and needs no
commendation from us.
Clothing made' to order of all qualities
to fit, at A. Wbitlock's.
We Hope No merchant of our town
will sign the bond of a Civil Righter for
for the sake the small trade he may bring
him. It is reported that an effort is mak
ing iu that direction.
Sad. Two or three of our citizens met
together last Saturday and read the Ameri
can Declaration of Independence. They
expressed themselves as rather not liking
the concern.
Base Bali- The "Stonewalls" and
"Tar Heels" have been playing match
games of base ball with alternate success.
The latter won a bat on the game Friday
evening, score 18 to y.
Tue Albermarle Times Formerly the
Enfield Times has made its first visit
in its new name to our omce. it is
in gocxl hands and will be a great aux-
iliarv to our cause in the first district.
For new shades of Silks and Silk Pop
lins, go and see Mrs. Feldeaheimer.
Rioht. We agree with the Southern
Home, if a twin brother of our's was run
ning on the Civil Rights ticket we would
vote against him and refuse to sign his
bond.
Qckby. We have been asked, " wheth
er a child's spending 10 cents for candy
was an investment for internal improve
ments." Will not some one answer this
problem of political economy ?
Just received a new supply of non-fading
Flannel Suits in all styles, at A. Whit
lock's. New Grocery. Mr. Lafayette Moore
ask the attention of the public to the ad
vertisement of his new business, located
on Main Street, next door to Mr. R. A.
Sixer's.
Blackbebries. Only a thousand bush
els, more or less, brought to market up to
this present. We presume the town peo
ple have a supply for pies, preserves, wine
or anything else in which this fruit ia
used.
Watek-Melox. The man who brings
us the first water-melon shall have the
pleasure of having the public bountifully
informed of the fact. Our taste may be
defective, but somehow we enjoy a good
melon equally as much as we do a cotton
bloom.
Dear Sib. If you are in arrears we
hope we will be able to get along without
the small sum you owe us, but we are old
fogy enough to think you are under some
moral obligation to pay your just debts.
What do you think of it ?
New styles of Percals and Prints, you
can only find at Mrs. Feldenheimer's.
Abe You a Democrat ? If so come to
the .Convention Saturday and give your
county the benefit of your views on the
the political status of the country. Be
sure to come, whatever be your opinions
as to the best course.
Farmer Cooking Stovk. Mr. Hynes,
Agent for Culver Brothers, has a cargo
of these stoves now ready to be sold through
the country. The stove is manufactured
by Culver Brothers on scientific principles
raid apparently of the very best material
and is sold from wagons alone.
Court. Our Summer Term of Superior
Court commences on Monday, the 20th
inst. This court is only for the trial of
civil issues already made up at a previous
term and will, we presume, be in session
but a few days. Judge Moore will pre
side.
Exotjrsiox. The Richmond and Dan
ville R. R., have billed an excursion from
Charlotte and other points on the route to
Beaufort, to take place on the 14th inst.
A similar excursion last summer was a
grand success and we presume the remark
ably low rates charged will insure for this
a full patronage.
Saratoga Rowing Association. We
have been invited to a seat on the Grand
Stand, with all the ladies we may choose
to take, to witness the rowing of the Inter
collegiate club on the 15 th and 16th inst.
Williams, Trinity, Yale, Wesleyan, Prince
ton, Cornell, Columbia,. Harvard, Dart
mouth and Brown Colleges are all repre
sented. We fear previous engagements
will prevent us from attending.
Imprcdext. A cow, hungry and hence
imprudent, got into a cart on the street
Saturday to purloin a bundle . of fodder,
and the mule not liking the looks of his
passenger started off much to the discom
fort of madame bovine and the amusement
of the genus homo idling on the street.
The cow was but little hurt and the people
had a good laugh.
.
A large assortment of Linens, Alpacas
and other light weight Clothing for the hot
season, at A. Wbitlock's.
Adams Hotel. VV e have heard so
much complaint of our hotel, during the
past four or five years, that it is with real
pleasure that we listen to the good things
that are now said of it under Mr. Adams'
administration. A good hotel adds great
ly to any community, and we therefore
congratulate ourselves, as well as the trav
eling public, that we have at last establish
ed one in our midst.
For the Enquirer-Southerner.
Enigma :
My first is in good but not in bad,
My Second is in tears but not in sad.
My third is in over but not in out,
My fourth is in perch but not in trout.
My fifth is in edge but not in middle,
My sixth is in rhyme but not in riddle.
My seventh is in bell but not in ring,
My eight is in song but not in sing.
My ninth is in young but not in old,
My tenth is in dead but not in cold.
My whole is the name of an afflicted, though
noble and generous youth.
Culver Brothers. We ask the atten
tion of our readers to the advertisement of
this firm to be found under the head of
new advertisements. Mr. Hynes their
agent, is now in our county and will soon
present to our people the celebrated " Far
mer Cooking Stove " which as can be Been,
has met the hearty approval of so many
both within and without the bounds of our
State. We hope Mr. Hynes will receive
every consideration from our people du
ring his stay among them.
For the Enquirer-southerner.
Taebobo', N. C, July 11, 1874.
Mr. Editob Dear Sir: Is there a
white man in the State that has publicly
announced himself in favor of the Civil
Rights Bill on the stump, except McCabe
of Edgecombe ? If so please give us his
name in the next issue of your paper.
M.
We are reliably intormed that Mr. Jos.
Cobb has declared for it on various occa
sions, but more especially at a night meet
ing at the Poor House. Ed. Enq. -South.
Hail Stobm. A gentleman from the
neighborhood of Bethel, Pitt county, has
given us graphic accounts of a most terrible
hail storm that passed over his section last
Saturday. He has not heard how . far the
storm extended, but its width seems to have
been six or eight miles. The average size
of the hail stones was that of a walnut, a
few however being nearly a pound in weight
In some places they broke through the
roofs and would pelt hogs so that they could
scarcely walk while the storm lasted. It
is thought the damage to the crops has been
very great, cutting them short at least a
half.
If you want to see something entirely
new in Dress Goods, they have just arrived
at Mrs, Feldenheimer's.
Thi Stockholder? Of the Tar River
Navigation Company meets in Tarboro' on j
Tuesday, the 28th inst., for permanent or- j
ganization. See advertisement. j
Thespians. We neglected in our last to
give the notice due the young ladies and
gentlemen of our Thespian Corps for their
entertainment last Thursday week, the last
of the season. " Ben Bolt " and a " Loan
of a Lover ". were reproduced on this occa
sion withe increased interest, the amateur
actors showing an ease in style and an in
sight into the characters represented, unex
celled by some professionals. We are glad
to state that the corps by this entertainment
freed themselves from debt and have some
thing in the treasury.
There are one or two colored workmen
about Tarboro' that are supposed to be in
the employ of the Ring, to go about to all
opposition meetings and try to create a
disturbance by loud talking and asking
the speakers questions. They want free
dom themselves but try to deny it to others
of their color who happen to differ with
them. They can live during the campaign
upon what they get for such work, but let
ali honest men frown down on them.
I will sell my stock of Piques, Lawns,
Muslins and Nainsooks, at cost. Call soon
before thy are all sold. A. Whitlock.
Ox Dit. That the Matrimonial Club of
this place has begun a vigorous campaign
over quite an extensive area of territory 5
One of its members has regular appoint
ments in the Cape Fear region, another has
just returned from the Roanoke country,
two are suffering from a recent visit to the
Pamlico, while " the old war horse " of
the squadron has just started to canvass
the metropolitan district.
Rocky Mount, N. C, (
July 2Gth, 1874. s
Alt the Granges of Edgecombe, Nash
and adjoining Counties are requested to
send three or more delegates to a meeting
to be held at Rocky Mount on the f ourth
Wednesday in July for the purpose of
forming a Council of the Patrons of Hus
bandry. By order of a meeting of Patrons of
Husbandry, held at Rocky Mount on the
18th day of June, 1874.
W. L. Thorp, Sec'ty.
Other papers in this section are request
ed to eopy.
Radical Towsamp Leader and Voter.
" Well, Ned, I is head-man in dis town
ship. I takes de papers and go by what
our leaders say, and I wants you all to go
and vote at dis election."
" Look here old man, did you say dat
you was head-man in dis township?"
"Yes." ' Well look here old man, dare
was a time when Mars William was head,
but dat time is played out, and I don't
want no nigger come telling me he is head.
I is head myself now, so don't talk no such
foolishness to me any more, old man."
"Well , ah; well , ah."
"No 'well ah,' nothing about it. I is
free sure enough, I is."
" Well , ah; how is your crap ?"
The best stock of Opera Collars, Kids,
Sashes, Neck Ribbons, Dotted Veils, and a
great many other new goods, you can find
them at low prices at Mrs. Feldenheimer's.
Louisiajtxa Relief. Some time ago
Panola Grange appointed a Committee to
solicit contributions for the sufferers from
the Southwestern flood. Mr. John L.
Bridgen, Jr., the committee-man for this
Township, has succeeded in making a re
mittance, which, when we consider the
collections formerly made for like purpos
es, is one of which we have no cause to
feel ashamed. The following is an ac
knowledgement from the Mayor of New
Orleans:
Mayoralty of New Orleans,
New Orleans, June 30, 1874.
John L. Bridgers, Jr., Esq., Attorney at
Law, Tarboro', N. C.
My Dear Sir : You will oblige me by
returning my thanks to the kind citizens of
Tarboro' for their generous contribution of
Seventy-Two 75-100 Dollars contained in
your letter of June 20th, for sufferers by
the recent floods. The sum is carried to
our General Relief Fund, and will be used
according to the philanthropic wishes of
the donors.
I send for your information a copy of
my circular since the issue of which the
situation has not materially changed.
I remain yours, very respectfully,
Louis A. Wiltz,
Mayor and Treasurer Relief Fund.
The 4tb The Spirit of '76 still Rife
Tarboro' Loyal. We had been unjust
enough in our suspicions to imagine that
the glorious fourth of July, the national
natal dsy, that 98 years ago ushured into
the family ef nations a government that
was to play no minor part in the world's
drama, could dawn upon the quiet people
of our city with as much apparent aban
don and unconcern as the hotest day in
dog-days or the most dismal in mid-winter,
We thought the sun would rise over the
Methodist Church and set behind the Male
Academy and pass over a lot of busy men
on Main street without awakening the
slightest aspiration beyond the price of
cotton, dry goods and groceries. But
however wise a man may be he may some
times be mistaken. Newton, Kepler and
Aristotle made errors and so even, once in
a century, does the Enqtjibee-Southebneb,
The first evidence we had that the spirit
of 76 was rife on our streets was the dull
sound of a pop-cracker under an empty
barrel, accompanied by the small yell of a
small boy. We might have attributed the
sound to the glee of some naughty boy
over the disappointed looks of an unfortu
nate devotee of Bacchus as he pulled the
stopper out of his empty jug, had not the
continual cracaing snownus mat some
body else was cracked beside the devotee
aforesaid. This small popping and small
yelling continued, with various interval,
until sun-down, at which time the patriot
ism of the people had been worked up to
such a state that a subscription often
cents could easily have been made for a
sky-rocket or powder for a baby-waker.
In fact six or seven baby-wakers were ex
ploded, to the damage of window glass and
to the arousing in the nervously inclined
a feeling not exactly harmonious with that
peace of mind which a baby loves to carry
to his couch. But they made a big noise
and the rockets amused the children, and
the day ended leaving on the minds of the
citizens a feeling of thankfulness that it
was gone.
For the best Btock of City made Ladies'.
ausses ana nuaren s ssnoes, you will nna
at Mrs. Feldeaheiioer's.
'
Terrific Hail Storm is Pitt. One of
the most terrific and destructive hail storms ;
ever witnessed in this section of country,
visited Bethel Township, Pitt county, on
Sunday last. The storm was of thirty
minutes duration, the stones averaging an
egg in size, some weighing a pound smd
more, and razed to the ground the entire
crop in a space six miles square. Mr. Jas.
L. Ward, who suffered a heavy loss to his
crop, amounting in the aggregate to 1500
dollars, has placed before us specimens of
corn, cotton, &c, after the storm. The
first presents the appearance of cane after
passing through a mill, its stock being rid
dled with holes similar to those made by
musket bullets, and the second is wholly
stripped of its branches, the stem being
crushed into a pulpy mass. The storm
hailed with such force that a horse which
unfortunately happened to be exposed on
a neighbors farm was instantly killed. Mr.
Ward lost some forty or fifty chickens.
In some places, although the shutters of
the farm houses were closed, the blinds,
glasses and sash were broken into pieces.
Services at Bethel Church had just been
concluded when the storm arose, and it was
so severe at that point that shingles were
knocked off, and a quantity of ice entered
the building through the roof.
The crops in this section w ere the finest
of any year since the war, and planters
w ho congratulated each other at the Church
in the forenoon on the bright prospects for
this season, returned to their homes in the
afternoon to find all in a state of ruin and
devastation. The damage at the lowest
figures is estimated at not less than one
hundred thousand dollars.
Meeting of the County Commissioners.
The Commissioners met on last Monday
and were In session two days. But a small
amount of business was transacted except
the issuing of rations to the poor and the
appointment of Registrars and Judges of
election.
Wm. Cook, colored, was allowed $1090.
00 fc. the rebuilding of Teat's Bridge, and
John E. Boyett $425.00 for the rebuilding
of Sessoms' Bridge. You will recollect
that these bridges were carried away last
year by the freshet, for which Win. Cook
then received the snug little sum of $2,
C23.00. Dr. W. A. Duggan reported that he had
received from Raleigh on account of the
Lunatics of the county oG9. 80, and paid
the same over to the County Treasurer.
Below we give the names of the Regis
trars and Judges of election appointed by
the Board for the August election :
Tarloro' Township R S Taylor, Regis
trar. Judges Orreu Williams, II D Teel,
Benj Norflcet, Nathan Boyd.
Lower Conetoe F U Whitted, Regis
trar. Judges J T Howard, W O War
ren, Hilliard Knight, I J Harris.
Upper Conetoe II E Barfield, Registrar.
Judges R H Davis, Lewis Harrison, T C
Hynian, Erastus Cherry.
Deep Creek N B Bellamy, Registrar.
Judges D B Batts, II L Staton, Sr., Jar
rett Staton, Joe Macnair.
Lower Fishing Creek Almon Hart, Reg
istrar. Judges Benj Johnson, II L Lcg
gett, J J Garrett, Haywood Batts.
Upper Fishing Creek. L G Estes, Reg
istrar. Judges Robt Pittman, Nathan
Allen, Jas W Draughon, J C Bellamy.
Swift Creek K C Tope, Registrar.
Judges W H Odom, Clinton Battle, Willis
Bunn, Geo L Wimberly.
Sparta Redden S Williams, Registrar.
Judges Elias Carr, JUL Best, J B Nor-
ville, H Vines.
Otter's Creek Willie G Webb, Regis
trar. Judges R J Johnson, J A B
Thorne, Gustan Sharpe, J G Owens.
Lower Town Creek Robert Walston,
Registrar. Judges I C Moore, John I
Lewis, Sampson Bynum, Virgil Home.
Walnut Creek Dr W A Duggan, Reg
istrar. Judges S L Hart, Gen 1 Bullock,
Dempsey Thorne, W II Knight.
Rocky Mount Theo Thomas, Registrar.
Judges D B Gay, A J Garvy, Dallas Bry
an, Toney Battle.
Cokey Township Jno Lancaster, Reg
istrar. Judges J E Baker, Sam I Jen
kins, B G Brown, Jerry nargrova.
Upper Town Creek AVells Daws, Reg
istrar. Judger S II Thorne, W B He
land J C Robins, C S Braswell.
Raleigh Female Seminary. We in- j
vite the attention of our readers to the ad
vertisement of this school in another col
umn. li?spite the panic, winch paraiyzeu
so many enterprises, this school has in
creased every session, the number of pupils
the last session being 108. The number
of boarding pupils during the past session
was fifty per cent, more than that of the
Spring session of 1873.
We observe that two music teachers are
employed, Prof. Agthe in charge of instru
mental music, while vocal music is taught
by an English lady, who received her music
al education under the best masters of Eng
land. The Professor of Music, by lus age
and experience of twenty-one years in
teaching in America, is eminently adapted
to sustain the high reputation of the school
for excellence in music. He waa for sev
eral years connected with the large Mora
vian School, at Bethleham, Pennsylvania,
whose President in a letter to Prof. Hob
good commends him in the highest terms as
a musician, teacher and gentleman.
We observe also that Rev. A. F. Redd,
who has a reputation second to that of but
few teachers in North Carolina, has been
re-employed.
Another of the former teachers in this
School has been re-employed. She left it
a year and a half ago, to prepare herself at
Vassar College, the most celebrated Female
School in America and perhaps in the world,
for teaching, although at that time she had
diplomas as graduate of one of the best
schools in North Carolina.
German is taught by a native German,
and those who wish to study this important
language, will have unusual facilities for
it.
From a personal visit to the Institution,
we can bear testimony to the beauty of lo
cation, the suitable arrangement of the
building, the beauty of the Paintings and
Drawings of its pupils, their skill in music,
the excellence of the apparatus Chemical
and Philosophical and the outfit of eight
new pianos.
Parties desiring information should send
for a catalogue.
Great inducements to buyers at BELL'S.
Come and supply yourselves with a nice
Watch, Chain, Finger Ring, Studs, Gold
Pen, Set of Jewelry, Set of Spoons, C.ister,
or a good Clock, while they are going at
P010 VJ?9- Anything m the Kubber
.y, tinting Paria ooa Vtor it. ia mrti
BUV4 V UWWWWl VVU1V M V W UVII W W J V 14
The Amkrrwx Farmer.
hand. Every branch of
- For July la a
Farm Life is
treated but special attention is given to the
staple crops and to the manures, both nat
ural and artificial suited to them. Fruit
Growing in its various aspects is also a
prominent topic, whilst ornamental garden
ing has liberal attention.
Published by Sam'l Sands & Son, Xo. l
North St., Baltimore, Md., at$l..V&
year, r copies $". 00. Specimens SrMit free.
LIST OF I.ETTEU
Remaining in the Post Office at Tarboro'
July 4th, 1874:
Persons calling for letters on this list,
will please say "advertised." If not called
for in 30 days, they will Ix" sent to the
Dead Letter Office.
J Henry Jenkins.
K Wright Kennau.
L Robert Lewis, Frank Ijce.
M Pegeon Mosby, Geo. S. Mabry, (2)
S Peter Sessoms.
II. H. Shaw, P. M.
The " Gentlemen is Black," who is the
tutelar demon of dra'v.-shops, assumes his
sourest aspect when the rapid progress of
Vinegar Bitters is reported "down he
low." The People's Vegetable Tonic is
playing the mischief with his hitters fired
with rum. All diseases which those demo
niac nostrums aggravate, ender pretense of
relieving, such as indigestion, sick-headache,
constipation, rheumatism, gout and inter
mittent fevers are cured by it. 4w
Few People unacquainted with physiolo
gical chemistry are aware of quantity of
iron in the blood, but all should know the
importance of keeping up the supply, for
debility, disease and death are sure to follow
when the quantity becomes too - much re
duced. The Peruvian Syrup (a protoxide
of Iron) fupplies this vital element, and has
cured many chronic diseases.
mint.
SPEIGHT. la this county, on July 3d,
1874, Minnie, infant daughter of John F.
and Clio C. Speight, aged 3 months and 13
davs.
COMMERCIAL.
Tarboro' Market.
corrected weekly by
TERRELL & BRC, Grocers,
MAIN STREET,
TAEBOBO', IN". C
Home production are quoted at the buying
price, and all others at the gelling price from
stores.
Bacox S. C. Hams, in canvass, per lb." -18c
Shoulders " 10llc
Sides, back bone and rib, lli:Jc
Bulk Meats. Shoulders, per lb 10c
Sides, clear, 12c
Beef. Fresh, per lb. C12
Spiced Family per lb
Bagging,. " per yard, 1417
Beeswax ip lb. 25c
Butter " 5060c
Cotton, per pound, 1213e
Cotton Tarn, per bnnch, $1 600 00
Corn, per bushel, 1.00c$120
Cheese, $) lb 2025c
C HiCKENS, 25c40c
Eggs, per dozen 1520c
Flour Patapsco family $ bbl $13 00
Other brands tf 12 5Q
Hides Dry B. 00llc
Green, fi. 5c
Iron Ties, $ lb. 10c
Laud, $ fi. 15c
Meal, per b-shel 51.001.20
Molasses Sugar House gallon, 3350
Cuba " 60 75
Onions, per bushel, 0 002 50
Pork Mess per bbl. 21 00$00 00
Rump, " $18 0000 00
Potatoes, sweet, per bushel,- 1.001.30
Irish, per bushel- - .$2 002 50
Peas, per bushel, 80c1.00
Salt, (i. A. per sack, ?0 00f2 00
Liverpool, per sack, f 2 50
Sausage, per lb, .20c
Tea, per lb, .fl 50$2 00
Tallow, per tt. 0(21 Oc
New York Markets.
New York, July 8.-6 P.M.
Cotton dull, with sales of 300 bales at 17i
a!7
-8.
Baltimore Markets.
Baltimore, July 8. 6 P. M.
Cotton dull ; middlings 171 ; low middlings
16i ; good ordinary 15 3-8 cents.
ADAMS' HOTEL.
Main Street,
Tarboro', N. C.
0. F. ADAMsTProprietor.
THIS HOTEL IS NOW OPEN FOR THE
accomodation of the traveling public,
and no pains will be spared to make all who
stop at ibis Hotel comfortable and pleasant.
The table will be supplied with the beet the
market affords, and served up by experienced
hands . The proprietor only ask a trial, for
the public to be convinced.
O. F. ADAMS.
Jan. i, 1S74. tf.
SAVE YOUR MONEY
BY BUYING AT THE
LIVE BOOK STORE.
THE undersigned having just returned
from New York with a FULL STOCK,
consisting of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, FANCY GOODS,
SOAPS, CIGARS, TOBACCO,
PIPES, &C,
respectfully solicits the patronage of the
public. Having bought at, PANIC PRICES,
I am prepared to offer inducements.
QUICK SALES AND SMALL PROFITS
IS MY MOTTO.
I "in also Agent for the American
Cyclopaedia, Thistle Edition of Waverly,
Stamps and Seals, Sheet Music, Gline's Slate
Roof Painting and latest periodicals and pa
pers. T. E. LEWIS,
at Redmond's Old Stand.
Tarboro', April 10, 1874. tf.
Bank of New Hanover,
y Wilmington, IN". C.
Capital Surplus, $350,000
BRANCH AT TARBORO', N. C.
M. WEDDELL, Pres't. J. D. CTTMIIIKO, CasVr
Directors :
Matthew Weddcll, John 8. Dancy,
Fred. Philips, John Norfleet,
V. G. Lewis, Elisha Cromwell.
This Bank tranacts a general banking bus
iness. Collects in any part of the United
States. Buys and sells Gold, Silver, Ex
change, Old Bank Notes and Stocks.
Feb. 20, 1874. ly.
A. SIZER,
GROCER
Provision Dealer,
Main Street,
Tarboro', N. C.
A LL KINDS OF
COUNTRY PRODUCE
J. taken in exchange, snch as Raw
Hides?
Fuis, &c.
oct. 7-tf
A RARE CHANCE
FOR
IW TE 8 T.lIEJIi T.
One Fourth Interest in the
Edgecombe Agricultural
Works for Sale.
T HEREBY OFFER FOR SALE MY ONE
M. fourth interest in the Edgecombe Agricul-
tnral Works.
For particulars, address
A. J. HINES, Wilson, N. C.
Or
Hon. GEORGE HOWARD, Tarboro', N. C.
July 20. M
NEW ADVFRT5PMENT8.
1874. SPRING. 1874.
H.
HAVING removed to their Hanisome New l?rick Store, next dooi
to R. II. Austin & Co's Old Stnnd, beg leave to announce to their
friends and the public generally, fliat they hwo now on hand one of the
largest and best assortments of Goods ever offered to this market, and
which they will offer at prices that
BEFY COMPETITION.
Their Stock consist of a great variety of Superior
READY-MADE CLOTHING,
suitable for MEN'S, YOUTHS' and BOY'S Wear.
Bry &oods, Moots & Shoes,
Hats & Caps, dents' Fur
nishing (broods, Notions,
Trunks, Yalises, Um
brellas, &c., &c.
For the handsomest Prints, go to H. Morris & Bro.
For the nandsomest Dress Goods, such as Poplins, Grenedines, Lenos, Al
pacas, Lawns, Picques, &c, &c, go to LT. Morris & Bro's.
For the best fitting and best styles of Clothing, go to H. Morris & Bro's.
For a handsome New Spring Style Silk Hats, and Various other Hats for
Men, Youths, Boys, Children, Ladies and Misses, go to n. Morris &
Bro's.
If you want a suit of Clothes made to your own order, go to H. Morris &
Bro's.
Merchant Tailoring in all its Branches.
A good fit always guaranteed. Garments cut at short notice. Call and
examine our immense stock of
CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, LIXEXS, &C,
suitable for the season.
WHITE DUCK SUITS
AND
DOUBLE BREASTED WHITE VESTS,
of the handsomest patterns, in endless variety.
Don't fail to call and examine our Goods
and prices before purchasing elsewhere.
H. Morris & Bro.
Tarboro, May 9th, 1874.
DISSOLUTION.
The firm heretofore existing nnder the style of II. Whitlock & Co., has been dissolved
by mutual consent on the 20th day of April, 1874. A. Whitlock who will continue thi
business is alone authorized to pay and collect the debts of the firm.
II. WHITLOCK,
A. WHITLOCK.
Tarboro', N. C, April 29th, 1874.
-:o:'
NEW FIMM !
NEW &OB8 !
NEW PRICES !
ABRAHAM WfilTLOCK,
SUCCESSOR TO
II. WHITLOCK V CO.,
Cor. Main & Pitt Sts. opposite Adam's Hotel,
OFFERS to the people of Edgecombe and
adjoining counties the best selection of Fine
and Low Priced
Ready-Made Clothing,
Dry Goods,
Boots & Shoes,
Hats,
Gents' Furnishing Goods, &c.
VERY TFOJEl CASH.
The customers of the late firm will find it TO THEIR INTEREST to continue to be
stow their liberal patronage to the NEW FIRM. I respectfully invite my friends and the
public generally to call and examine my stock of
Spring and Summer Goods
before purchasing elsewhere. 1 have a complete stock of
MIESS and SUMMER SUITS,
for MEN, YOUTHS' and CHILDREN'S WEAR. Also a full assortment of
Boots dBs Slioes
to fit MAN, WOMAN or CHILD. The prettiest CALICOS and SHIRTINGS and cheapest
DOMESTIC GOODS in town.
MERCHANT TAILORING DEPARTMENT.
I will continne to make Clothing to order as usual and guarantee entire satisfaction.
Gentlemen can leave their measures for any styles Dress Shirts they may desire, and I
guarantee a perfect fit and prices as low as Baltimore or New York.
3T For good goods, low prices and fair dealing, you can safely rely on tne NEW
FIRM of
Tarboro', N. C, May 1, 1874.
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9
A. WHITLOCK.
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