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j Is pn!!id:cJ W(H!;'y at r.py Dolhirs and Ff!.j
Or.'.i jn.r year, if pud 1:1 ndnnrr5 or, Tiroa
jhiUars at im expiration of l!9 su')3?riition year.
For an period j than a y.w, Vwml-j-fist
t ni'v por !)i Nub.criisr are at iihorty to
liiscon!;;;'.:- :-t liny on giving notice thereof
and pnyi:t;r nrrcua thoa rai nn-.r at a distinct?
'husi invarhMy pay in aJvanecyor given respon
sililc roiv-rfaco 111 this vicimtv.
Alversisrn;oal3 n"i. exceed in -r a square will be
. 1 ... .').,., n.'f 1.. .1... r l - . .i
1 J:Z : :'.f a...iaiin Wilmington with 'emotions
merits in Hue j.r, .portion. Court Orders ixtvl Ju-
diehl ndvenhvieeuts 25 percent. hi-rier.1 Ad-
verttsemerits must bo mark.! tho mnnVr of in-
s,T:ir.!is rri;iirt ,1, or tlit y will be cuntinneJ until
Ut!;L;tT!!?ri(;'1:: f;1 ;arl:U5CyHii,fV'- ,
i.etters aadreseil to th? r;-,itor must bt? post
pm.! or te.ey may not he nt ten. led to.
4 1 T '.r T. TIT t
Tec thing' j
P3EPAHED BY HIMSELF.
riir' ) is ige nl" the Teeth ihrutth the
iiiiii nrotliH c ii tnh!i;sauie aiiJ
fious symptoms. It i knosva hy ryo;h
ers tliiU lhi.ro is re.it itiiiuliun in ihe
nj-iiith and uu'iis tluring ibis process. The
gntas sweii, the seeteiton of s iiiva. is in
creased, the child is seized whit frequent
stud sutlileu fits of crying, vvniehiugs, start
inq ia the sleep, and spasms of peculiar
p.trts, ti;e rhihi shrieks with extreme vio
lence, a ntl thrusts its ijntu'is into its ttioulh
ll'lhesi? preemsury sy minoms are not spee
dily a!!eiatet!, spnsrnoi'ic emsvnlsious mii
versnlly strperveoe, ami soom cause the
!issu!ulio:i of ;i iMufaiit. If tnothers wlw
Inve tiif;u little i.i-es afllietetl with these
digressing sy uiptoitis, wotdd fjdy Dr.
William Evan'$ Celebrated Soothitti;
Syrup, which has preset ved hundreds o!
infanls when inougtit past recuvt-rv, from
being suddenly nuacked with thai futul
This infallible remedy has preserved
hundreds (d' Chihlien, u hen thought past
recovery, Irani convulsions. As soon as
the Syrup is rubbed on the gurus, the child
will recover. This preparation L bo in
nocent, so tdHrarious, so pleasant, tint
no child will refuse to let its go ins be
rubbed with it. When iu.'V.uis are at the
age of four tumults, though there is no np
pearauce of teeth, one bottle of the
Syrup should be used on the gouts, to
open the pores. Parents should never he
widioul the Syrup in the nursery where
there are young children; for if a child
wakes in the night with p du in the gums,
the Syrup immediately gives ease by open
ing the pores nod healing he guim-; there
by preventing l.'unvuhdons, Peers.&e.
To the Aiient of Dr. Kvuns' Southing
Syrup: Dtfar Sir The great besudi'.
aifonkd to my suffering infant by ynur
Soothing Syrup, in 1 case of prolrueled
and painful deaiuio!', rnos! con, inee ever
feeling parent how essvntial art early ap
plication of such an invaluable medicine
is to relieve infant misery ami torture. My
infant, while teething, expei ieiirt d stn h
acute Stilleriugs, that il v as attacked u ill.
convulsions, ami my wife and f.jmily sup
posed that death would soon release the
bribe from anguish lii! we procured a bot
tle of your Syrup; whieh as soon as ap
plied to the gums a wonderM ch juge wus
produced, and after a few applications the
child displayed obvious relief, and by cort
tinning in i's use. I am glad to inform
ynti, the child has completely recovered,
and no recurrence of that awful complaint
has since occurred; the teeth are emaua
ling daily and the child enjoys perfeei
health. 1 giveyon my eheerfo! penuisstoo
to make tltis ;u:!unft h -dement piddic, and
will gladly ghe any itd'ormatiou un this
When chihben bein to be in pain with
their teeth, shooi'isii; in t heir jums, put a
little of the Syrup in a ten-spoon, am!
with ihe finger let the child's gurn$ M.
rubbed for iwo or three minutes, three
times a day. It most not be put to the
breast immediately, for the milk would
take the syrup oil' too soon. When the
teeth are just coming through their Kums.
mothers should immediately apply the sy
rup; it will prevent the children having 0
fever, and undergoing that painful opera
tion of lancing the gums, which always
wakes ihe tooth much harder to come
through, and sometimes causes death.
Beware of Comita'iHts.
K3Caution. Be particular in purcha
sing to obtain it at 100 Chatham St.,
New York, or from the
J. M. Redmond, ) , ,
Geo. Howard, Tarboro'.
JM. Uussel, Elizabeth Ci!y.
From the Wilmington Advertiser.
Of lht' co:nvJption of lite 111! mi 'ngltm
li eldon Hail Road.
I-ist week will he bm romtvnb- r:l
,U-,,'llU 1 "e w"' VV;,S il glorious juSi-
:ln ,n'' event celebrated was worthy
uf th- occasion. In whoever light we cdh
fon-nlnlc the VVilmiro-lon & Wel ion li til
'-' a,c struek-wi'.li its vast imo:)r;.
, .. . . ,
ance, and the honor its construction refbots
up hi its builders.
Its anaihil dton ;jf spico will do more
to b -get, tveng;beo, diflu-e, c j;m -nir.U.
dec ate, and nationalize, a feelinor 0f jus:
State prids, than ali the homilies th.t
cou!d be written upon modest me.ril!
An.l we, verily, believe, that loo Iolv c.v-
t un ite of our own loorli, has done man
to depress iXorth Carolina in the senk
of iu? Union,, than all the evils that
kaiH' jlnvcd from bad Ughlation; or the
disgusting arrogance of our more indited
sisters Bat to the celebration.
The g-dhering commenced on the 9th,
and continued to increase until the 15th.
Among our gusts, we were pleased to
welcome gentlemen, both from our own,
and the adjoining States, who have hither
to been strangers to us, but whom we
hope to see frequently hereafter, mingling
in the social enjoy moots of our town.
Upon the morning of t lie 15di, the en
vious sun withheld his beams, ami rcfus- d
to smile upon the occasion, yet "-all wee.t
merry as a marringe boll," and at the
hour he sSiould have risen, the sound o!
bvl! and cannon pealed and boomed thro'
the air, louder, (as in very mockuy,)
than il it had been all sunshine and biighl
ncj.s. At sunrise the bells were rung and lo
guns were fired, and the shipping in the
harbour Hung their flags upon the breeze.
Guns were fired every 15 minutes during
the day, and at Tdeiiciiau a national
t;At 2 P. M. a procession, composed
of invited irucsts and citizens, inilud-
iug the Presidents, Directors, and oft -
ceis of other R.?;tds, the Board of Internal j Charles Dirnmock, Gen. Agent of the
Improvements, the Literary Board, the Porlsmouth Rail Road. North Carolina
President. Directors, Enginee rs, Agents, !no more can it be said of her "she sleeps"
and others in the employ of the Wilming-j when we see her boundless forests thread
ton and li.deigh Road, was formed on jed with Rail Roads her hitherto swamps
v rout street under the direction of Gen.
A. McRae, Marshal of the day, assisted hy j her youthful sons guided and enlightened
Maj. il. F. Brown, and marched thence ; by a most liberal hand,
to the dinner lab.'o, escorted by the Wil-1 Henry D. Bird, President of the Peters
miugton Volunteers, with their fine band ; burg Rail Road. The Engineer of the
of music. The dinner was s.-t out at the j Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road by his
depot, under sheds temporarily prepared 'works we know him, the noble line before
purpose. About five hundred and j
fifty wet eat the tables, which wire amply
prepared lor hungry men. General
Owui, the Ptesicktd of the Company
presidi!, assi.-.l.-.d hy the Directors acting
as Vice Preidesits. As a little mal-a-
proj:os to ihe occasion, a shower oi ram
eame on; u i xctteu however not mu. Ji
atiet.ticn, th tic being within move attrac
tive objects for the senses. Good tu-
iegs ruied the hour, and good chopr gave
quick wings to the nurslings uf wit."
Subjoined are the regular, and as many
of the volunteer toasts as could be conve
niently obtain i d.
1. The Occasion ice celebrate. Glori
ous as a revel dion of complete success
amid innumerable and unforeseen diHicul-
tirs, we hail il as the harbinger of bright
er da s in siore for us.
2. 'The Old North State God bless
3. His Excellency Edward B. Dudley
As the able, bold and fearless Execu
tive vc admire him, as the disinterested
and patriotic statesman' we praise him, as
the kind, gen rons-bearled, upright man,
we Jove him.
4. The liakigh e Gaston Hail Road
Our ends and wishes are the same, then
let no ambitious rivalry', no p;-tfy jealousy
divtde us, but let
' Ours be the plans of fair delightful peace,
Unwurped by party rage to live like bro
thers." 5. Petersburg Porlsmouth Rail
Roads. They are our Sisters. May the
feelings of that endearing title be preser
6. The IVilminglon and Raleigh Rail
Road. The basis of internal improve
ment in our State may we soon reap the
golden harvest of ills promise.
7 Our Chief Engineer. Maj. Walter
(Jwynn Upon our soil he will leave a
lasting monument of his genius and en
terprise but in our hearts a still more
lasting monument the memory of him
self. Major Gwynn acknowledged in a hand
some manner the compliment conveyed in
this toast, and offered this sentiment: Wil
mington, first among the cities of the earth
for hospitality, liberality and enterprise.
Shnhaspiscd through the ficrv orJc-.il,!
aod prond her fame through. vit tilt' bod.
tf. The regenfrntion of thz &luie
Slowly but surely the work advMticjs.
iriJ the night, of ignor.ince and apt:iv isi kd; on lr ihe m un-m- it
f;f hf i-r'i tjjniMtr Inf C.!l .! f ..3.. !.!:..- .1 i c, 1 t 1
cation and Internal Improvement
9. flail. Ho.uls Cau.ilx.V Alvr
than houks of steel far grtji ding ir t
con o.oer: ami maKin r Us a iroe, happy;
i)(l en u-!i!encdpeo;)h. j Ho-id. -We txtoud to the-.n our hearty
10. The Supreme Court of Xorh eonrr;t,ihtio'is, and wish them a God
Carolin i. The. learning whieh ador is itskspe.-d.
1cnca aff-'fds the heat" expjneut uf o-jrj 11. L. Myers of VV.-ihiugtn, N. C.
reverenrjrt for the laws. I 7 ,in,"s;. ,r a?..d at.,,
11. The Mentor of the Standard
The afde and indefatigable champion of
1 n ' crnal 1 -n prove ra en ts.
1 2 The distinguished dend of our Town.
Cllakely, M Uee, and Jos. A. Jlili The
Sailor, the Soldier, and the Statesman.
W bile we are rejoicing in the glory of oar
oivn achievements, let us not be nmimd
ful of their past services, and proem
13. IVoman.TUe Star Ik-d guides
lh? wan;!- rer to happiness. The rainbow
to t he ftorms of life. "
M -jor A. Hlack of Charleston. North
and South Carolina In their institution;,
their interests, and their sympathies, one
and the same like the Siamese twins,
their destinies are inseparable.
Edmund RuiTm, Esq. of Petersburg.
The Ilail Roads of North Carolina &
Virginia. May th&se lines of connection
between the two Slates, cause Iheai to
forget the existence of the line of separa
tion. John W. Syme of Petersburg. The old
Nor'h Stale and the old Dominion, like
old wine, the older they gel the more the)
minister to Internal 1 mprovement.
Col. .lames Hurncy of Wilmington.
Kail Koads and Sfeam Boats, may they
connect every portion of our country.
Dr. John oragg of Petersburg. Rati
Roads In peace a never-filling source of
prosperity, in war a sttong arm of national
H. B. Haxall, President of the Rich
mond &. Petersburg iiail Road- The Wil
mington & Raleigh Rail Road truly a
great work in its extent, almost national
it must flourish notwithstanding the doubts
and opposition of the ignorant and illibe-
mnde pleasant fields and the intellect of
is a lasting recoiu oi ins autli-
Is iac N. Cardozo, of Charleston. The
Wilming:oii & Raleigh Rail Road ; ingraft
ed em the soil of North Carolina, may Its
harvest be abundant.
Richard 1J tries of Edgecombe. The
Pieshient anel Directors of the Wilmington
& Raleigh Rail Road, well elonc good and
finhful servants, you shall have your re- j
C. C. Battle of Raleigh. The union
of the States, and the States of the Cm-j
on, the former the rail way, the latter j
the locomotives to transport speedily all
the powers of the constitution.
Dr. S. P. Andrews of Wayne. Wil
mington and the interior counties; an in
tima;e union and reciprocal friendship and
James S. Green of Wilmington.
Halifax, Nash, Edgecombe, Wayne,
Duplin, Hanover and Brunswick.
Ilonorabb and powerful agents in bring
ing this mighty work to pass.
Dr. Spencer, of Petersburg North Ca
rolina and Virginia, they are bound to
gether by bonds of friendship as hooks of
J. C. Burgwyn of Newbern. The Wil
mington & Raleigh Rail Road The back
bone of the State; may the State never
suffer from an affection of the spine.
B. D. Battle of Nash The triumph of
steam power But yesterday as it were,
the ingenuity of man conceived it not.
H. D. Bird, President of the Petersburg
Road. Rail Roads and Canals, the veins
and arteries of the country, the more they
are extended, the more is the healthy cur
rent of prosperity diffused.
Walter Gwynn, Chief Engineer of the
Wilmington and Raleigh Rail Road Col.
Slocumb, we greet you a brave and patri
otic soldier of the Revolution.
S. B. Spruill of Jackson.
Major Walter Gwynn Not less the
able financier than Engineer the costs
of whoie works, never exceed the esti
mate. R. S. Moore, of Newbern.
Education and Internal Improve
ments. Tho basis and superstructure on
which depend the prosperity and indepen
dence of North Carolina.
liitir J . -
r:s?.nfths Wilmington $ Rakish Rail
f a wise& ah!e
T. I. Janett, of Virginia,
The President. DireH.,rs and Compa-
oj fht IVibninis'.ija Sc fl.deih Hail
nish an outlet for the products of Nordi
Wad'er Gwynn. Chief Engineer.
The great ch iin of Hail Road from
North to South, Harmony and concert
of action indispensable to success.
P. K. Dickinson of Wilmington.
The Lon Ore of North Carolina.
Mey smelting furnaces and sledge ham
mers, soon fisliion h fjr use. & a wise course
of Internal Improvement give her sons an
opportunity cf bringing it to market.
Col. Jacobs of South Carolina.
The completion of the Wilmington
Raleigh Hail lload. An 'evidence
that the L.'gislutnre and peopla of North
Carolina have not slumbered while their
interest and the public "good require them
to be wakeful.
T. 1. Jarretl, of Virginia.
Wilmington and Wetdon. The com
pletion of our ro:id, verifies the adage that
Vralter Gwynn, Chief E-giaeer.
Henry D. Bird, President of the Pe
tersburg Vuil Road. The able and etTi
eient officer the accomplished gentleman.
George O'Driscoll, Assistant Engineer.
Virginias Newton our' late associate.
Distinguished for excellence of heart,
iiiid soundness of head we can never
XV m. 13. Mearcs, of Wilmington.
A. 2 Goldsborough and F. N. Ear
bar in, assistant Engineers of our
Road. Their untiring zeal and devotion
lolho interests of the Company entitle
them to our highest praise.
Michael Lazarus, of Charleston.
The Wilmington & 'Raleigh Hail
Road Company. We owe them our
thanks for the unparalleled zeal & energy
with which their road has been construct
ed, a work of which the Slate mayr well be
John F. Burgwyn, of Newbern.
Rail Roads.-SlaLy those who rail at
Rail Roads, be rode upon a rail.
L. C. Pierce.
The completion of the Wilmington
&.Raleigh Rail Road.-A proud era in the
history of our State.
The Assistant Engineers.
AI. T. Goldsborough, Principal As
sist ant Engineer of the Wilmington &
Raleigh Rail Road Company. Best
loved wdiere he is best knosvn.
Thomas C. Garrison.
The Soldiers of the Revolution. To
them wc are indebted for the liberty we
A. Lazarus, of W llmmgton.
Faycltcville. Our old neighbor the
Cape Fear binds us in bonds of interest,
and good feeling unites us in friendship,
may she ere long invite us to celebrate
the completion of the Western Rail Road.
Col. C. Jones, of IlilIsboro
The town of IVilminglon. The de-
vouringelementhas deprived her of a por
tion if her wealth, but nothing can deprive
her of the spirit of enterprise, and of her
feelings of hospitality and kindness.
Maj. H. W. Husted.
The junction of Ihe RaleighS; Gaston,
and Wilmington Raleigh Hail Road.
What mutual interest should join, let
not false pride ke?p asunder.
E-J. Hale, of Fayetteville.
Wilmington The modern Archimides
she has found the fulcrum, applied the
lever, and raised the State.
The Stockholders, President and
Directors of the Wilmington &. Raleigh
Rail Road. May their prosperity equal
Doyle OTIanlon, of Fayetteville.
The projectors of the Wilmington
Raleigh Rail Road. Their works have
equalled the love of their countrymen.
Frederick C. Hill, of Wilmington.
Our common mother North Caroli
na. Rich in all the elemests of wealth, she
looks to the wisdom of her sons their en
ergy, learning, and industry to achieve
G. B. Burgwyn, of New Hanover.
The citizens of Wilmington. Under
the pressure of severe calamity, they
have exhibited firmness and resolution, en
ergy and enterprise may they, by the
enjoyment of a long season of prosperity,
be enabled to exercise to the greatest extent
what they are well known to possess a
generous hospitality to strangers, & broth
erly love an affection among themselves.
The following uameil enuexrjei, wuo
I)nv"ul .To:ivs, of Penv.svlv r
The mistiifi'i'itt and gi.
were anions tne invited truest!, not Lei n f
1 able tO attend, sent IpirPr nf vfiiar
companied bv the toasts attached to their
Tristram Topper, Prest. of the Charles
ton & Hamburg Rail Road. The Rip
Van Winkle ofth-3 South, is awake! andfse
far now from meriting this epithet, she
bids fur to rival and eclipse the "OgreoC
the seven league boots" in her rnpiel
George W. Mordecai, President of tho
UaleigU & Gasloo Rail Road. The Town
of Wilmington, the enterprize and public
spirit of her ciuzsns,surpassed only by their
hospitality, may bhc derive all the promis
ed benefits from her noble undertaking,
arise like the Phoenix more splendid from
James Graham, Member of Congress.
Internal Improvements, like ihe Dutch-
mail's bridge, the nighest way to every
Pasteur & Moore, Editors of th New
bern Spectator. The citizens of Wilming
ton, the President and Directors of tho
Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road, and the
chief Engineer, who began and completed
the longest Rail Road in the world.
North Carolina owes them a debt of grati
tude for their great work and encouraging
John Mc Williams of Washington, N. G.
May the President, Directors & Co. of
the Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road,
who with a perseverance deserving all
praise have pushed this noble work to its
completion, more than realize their highest
Gen. S. F. Patterson. The cause of
Internal Improvement in North Carolina,
May its course be onward and upward,
until every hill and valley of the west shall
give evidence of its beneficial and vivifying
J. B. Whitridge,M. D., of Charleston,
S. C. The spirit of enterprize North
Carolina has indeed risen from her slum
bers, having recently accmplished a mag
nificent work to wit, the longest Rai7
R.oad in the world, the completion of
which is very justly made the subject of
a public celebration and the occasion of
general joy. Thi3 achievment of her citi
zens, and especially of the citizens of Wil
mington, aided by the liberality of the
Slate, evinces a spirit of enterprize com
mensurate with the great undertaking. The
projection and accomplishment of this for
midable work is in good keeping with the
Mecklenburg Declaration of Indepen
dence, and manifests as well the spirit of
enterprize, which is a sure guarantee of the
onward course of North Carolina.
Col. R. W.Alston of South Carolina.
North Carolina, the system for reclaiming
her waste lands the founding of her
schools and colleges, and the Internal Im
provements projected and in progress with
in her limits all indicate a policy of which
her citizens justly may be proud They
are the sure elements of future greatness,
of a wealth and social power to be gained
without the sacrifice of a single virtue.
William Dearing, President of the Geor
gia Rail Road and Banking Company.
The Slate'of North Carolina, she is about
to prove her nick-name of Rip Van Winkle
to be a slander.
Hugh Campbell of Fayetteville. 7h6
noble enterprise of the town of Wilming
ton, may the shrill steam-whistle of your
locomotives, wake up our brethren of the
west to clear the track towards the rich
mines of the mountain region of North
Elijah Fuller of Fayetteville. The peo
ple of Wilmington, they have only to will
a thing and it is done.
A letter was also received Irom Judga
Saunders, as below. . .
Raleigh, April 10th, 1840.
I regret that previous engagements de
prive me of the pleasure of accepting your
polite invitation to the celebration on the
15th inst. Allow me to express my best
wishes for the success of your great work
and the hope that it may fully realize the
highest expectations of its friends and en
I have the honor to be,
with great respect,
your obedient servant,
R. M. SAUNDERS.
To the President & Directors
of the Wilmington and Ra
leigh Rail Road.
Opium Eating. Oue of the consequen
ces of t he spread of teetotalism, as it is call
ed, in Englaud, is an increased consump
tion of opium. In a paper read recently
before the Westminister Medical Society,
it was said that several of the life insurance
offices of London, had been obliged to al
ter rates on account of the additional risk
to which ihey were put by the introduc
tion of opium eating. We have th
authority of a physician of a neighboring
state, that many of his patients addicted
themselves to this practice, at the time
the public movement n the subject of
temperance commmcd.. Hartfotd Tlmej