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Tarbm ough, ( Edgecombe County, X. C.J Saturday) September i5, 1810
Vol. XVIXo. 3G.
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Doctor vim. esvaxs'
For children Teclhiug,
PREPARED BY HIMSELF.
1 7'o .Mothers and .Yursrs.
fiVilK n iss tge of the T'eth through the
I gums produces troublesome and dan
gerous symptoms. It is known by moth
tn that there is great irritation in the
jnmitli an I gmris during this process. Tin
'''pains swell, the secretion of saliva is in
Ciensed, the child is seized with frequent
nd sudden fits of crying, watching, t art
liig "m tlii? sleep, and spasms of peculin
.f)arl?, the child shrieks with extreme vio
lence, and thrusts its fingers into its month
f these precursory symptoms are not spee
dily allev'uieu, spasmodic convulsions nui
versallv supervene, and soon cause the
(dissolution of the infant. If mothers w ho
fiave their little babes afilic led v ith these
'digressing symptoms, would apply l)r
William Fvans's Celebrated Soothing
Syrup, which has preserved hundreds of
Infants when thought past recovery, from
beinpr suddenly attacked with that fatal
I This infallible remedy has preserved
hundreds of Children, when thought past
recovery, from convulsions. As soon as
jlhe Syrup is rubbed on the gums, the child
will recover. This preparation is so in
nocent, so efficacious, atid so pleasant, that
no child will refuse to let its gums be
rubbed with it. When infants are at the
B-e of four months, though thereis no ap
pearance of teeth, one bottle of the
Svrun should be ued on tl? cuius, to i
Parents should never be j
without the Syrup in the uor-ery where
there are vnuu:t children: l-r il a rhild !
Vikpsiuthe nin'it uith p-iu in the gum
ihe Svrn;) tinuiedi.iiidv gives ase by open-
t - cr in? P"
and healing tin uum; the. e- j
pr-vpntms; CoovuUious, F-v.r, &o.
I'o.h.. A-HU! of Hr. Kvmus' S.M.llmid"1
p : i r ir i ne ereat
-ir Sir Ihe ureal benefit '
fhd to my Si-ffi'iiog infaul by your
ihinii Sni!.in a case of protruded
Tuid punfu! d. ntuion, tnu?t convince every
fefline pir.'Ht how essential an eailv up
plication of snrh ;hi invht dde meiliciuc
is to relievi' infant misery and torture. al
infant, while teeihinj;, experienred such
actMe sufferings, th-.il it was attacked with
convulsions, and my wife and familv sup
posed that death would sunn release the
hihe from anguish till we proemed a bot
tle of your Syron; which as soon as ap
plied to the eums a wonderful change was
produced, and after a few applications ihe
cliild displayed obvious relief, and by con
timing in its use. I am glad to inform
)'u), the child has completely recovered,
Smd no recurrence of that awful complaint
Jis since occurred; the teeth are emana- j
ting daily and the child enjoys perfect
health. I uiveyou my cheerful permission
to m ike this a kuo'.v ledtrment public, and
will gladly give any information on this
I When children hp gin to be in pain with
tlipir teeth, shooting in their gums, put a
little of ihe Syrup in a tea spoon, and
ttilh ihe finder let the child's gntns he
robbed for two or ihree minutes, three
vnes a day. It mnsl noi be pui to the
, fast immedi itely, for ihe milk would
a!ie the syrup off too soon. W hen the
teuh are just coming through their gums,
nmthers shotdd immediately apply the sy
""p; it will prevent the children having
ever, and undergoing that painful opera
tion of lancing the gums, which always
n:kps the tooth much harder to come
through, an 1 sometimes causes death.
sier, arc of H2airJHs.
, P'nlton. Be particular in purrha-
1 ork, or from the
I J. M. Redmond, ) ,
! Geo. Howard, J Tarboro.
IU. Russel, Elizabeth City.
I January, 1640. J
BY A JT i I O i IT V.
LAWS OF TIIK UNITED STATES
PASSED AT TIIK FIUST SESSION" OF THE
T W E XT 1'-SIX TH COX C. It ESS.
PlTRLIC Xo. 26.
AN" ACT making appropriations for the
nival service for the ycir one thousand
eight hundred and forty.
lie it enacted bj; the Kcnafe and TLnw
of Represent at ires if the United States
of vntv'ca in Congress assembled,
rhat the following sums bo appropriated,
in addition to the unexpended b dance
f former appropriations, ou of any unap
nropria'ecl money in the Treasury, lor
the n ival service for the year one thousand
eight hundred and forlv, viz: j
For the piy of commissioned, warrant,1
and pet iy officers and seamen, two million-
two hundred and iifiy thousand dollars;
For the pay of superintendents, naval
constructors, and ail the civil establishment-
at the several yards, seventy -four
dioustnd six hundred and twenty dollars;
For provisions, six hundred and twenty
For repairs of ve-sels in ordinary, and
the repairs and we .r and tear of vessels in
commission, one million of dollars;
For medicines and surgical instruments,
hospital siores, and other expenses on ae
couni of the sick, seventy-five thousand
For improvement and necessary repots
of the n.ivy yard at Portsmouth, New
II tmpsliitc, twenty thousand dollars;
For improvement and necessary repairs
of the navy yard at Charlestown,' Massa
chusetts, seventeen thousand dollars;
1- or improvement and necessary repairs
of the navy yard at Brooklyn, New York,
eighteen thousand dollars;
T or improvement and necessary repairs
of the navy yard at Philadelphia, Pennsyl
vania, five thousand dollars;
For improvement and necessary repairs
of the navy yard at Washington, twenty
For improvement and necessary repairs
of the navy yard at Gosport, 'Virginia,
sev i.-nt en thousand two hundred and lift v
ov improvement and necessary repairs
OI Uie navT yard near Pensacola, thu teen
'-"ull !iio ioiiar
J'roridt'd, That no more of the several
j appropriations l ist mentioned fur the
' " ' lr oi me navy yards.
4 ... i c.i i
previous to the 4!M clay
' "lv" b- ,OU.,,c.1 b-V t,,c
r .. ,. J . , - . 1 , , , 1
i.m uie iiuii -r iu aoNjuiieiy necc s :rv
for the preservation of the public woiks.
the seem it.y of the public property, and the
p;oecw5.!on ol puolic business at the res
For orduaiu'c and ordnance siores, sixtv
fi ve thousand dollars
For defraying the expenses that may
accrue for the following purposes, viz:
For Ihe fi right and Iransp.n t dion of mate
rial and stores of every description; lor
wharf.gu and dockage; storage and rent;
tiayelliug expenses of officers and transpor
tation of seamen; -house rent for pursers,
when duly authorized; for funeral expen
ses; for commissions, clerk-hire, office
"''it, stationery, and fuel to navy agents;
fr premiums, and incidental expenses of
recruiting; fur apprehending deserters; for
compensation to judges 'advocate; for
MPT dlPin allflivxr.nn 4 i . !
t..iv.u iu juiM)ns aiienuing
courts-martial and courts of inquiry, or
other services authorized by law; for print
ing and stationery of every "description, and
for working the lithographic press; fur
books, maps, charts, mathematical and
nautical instruments, chronometers, models
and drawings; for the purchase and renair
of fire engines and machinery; for the re
pair of steam engines in navy yards; for
tne purchase and maintenance of oxen and
horses, and for carts, timber-wheels, and
workmen's tools of every description; for
postage of letters on public service; for pi
lotage and towing ships of war; for taxes
and assessments on public property; for
assistance rendered to vessels in distress
for incidental labor at navy yards- not
applicable 10 any other appropriation, for
coal and other fuel, and for candles and
o.lforiheuseoi navy yards nnd shore sta
tions, and for .:o other object or purpose
whatever; four hundred and fifty thousand
For contit gent experts -s for objects not
hfm.i belore enumerated, three thousand
For pay of ihe oflicers. noncommi;,,!
officers, musicians, and privates, and snh.
sistence of the officers of the marine corps
one hundred and seventy-fifty thousand
and dollars and forty cents;
For provisions for the non-commissioned
otneers, musicians and privates serving oni
hro, serv.mts and washerwomen, fortv-
ti v e thousand and fiftyr-four dollar's and ninety-nine
For clothing, forty-three thousand six
hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty
For fuel, sixteen thousand two hundred
and seventy-four dollars and twelve cents;!
For keeping barracks in repair, until
new ones shall he erected, and for rent ol
temporary barracks at New York, six
For transportation of officers, non-commissioned
oflicers, musicians, and privates,
and expenses of recruiting, eight thousand
For medicines, hospital stores, surgical!
instruments and pay of matron and hospital
stewards, four thousand one hundred and
For military stores, pay of armorers,
keeping arms in repair, accoutrements and
ordnance stores, and flags, drums and fifes,
two thousand three hundred dollars;
For contingent expenses of said corps
viz: for freight, ferriage, toll, wharfage and
e irtige; for per diem allowance for attend
ing courts-martial and courts of inquiry,
compensation to judges-advocate, house
rent where there are no public quarters as
signed, per diem allowance to enlisted
men on constant labor,expenses of buryinjr
deceased marines, printing, stationery,
forage, postage on public letters, expenses
in pursuit of deserters, candles and oil,
straw, barrack furniture, bed sacks, spades,
axes, shovel-, picks, carpenters' tools, and
for the purchase of a horse for the messen
ger and keeping the same, seventeen thou
smd nine hundred and eighty dollars;
For coppering the roof of the hospital
building at New York, and for other ne
cessary expenses upon the same, and- its
dependencies, nine thousand five hundred
For necessary repairs of the hospital
building at Norfolk, and its dependencies,
three thousand five hundred dollars;
For furnishing hospital number three, at
Pensacola, and for building a stable, and
other necessary appendages, and fdr cur
rent repairs on the other buildings, seven
For the necessary repairs to the asylum J
at Philadelphia, and its dependencies, four'
thousand two lundred and fifty dollars;
Sec. 2. Qnd be it further enacted.
That in addition to the sum of three hun
dred and thirty thousand dollars, which
w;is placed subject to the disposition of the!
iavy ucparimeni ny tne second section V'"M W1 4,1ca,iuj l,,e 5,1,1,1 Ul LCI1 lluu:,,,"u
of lite act of Congress making appropria i dollars, to be expen ded tinder the direction
lions for the naval service for the year one jof e Commissioners of the Navy Board,
thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine,! Sec- 8- l)e it further enacted,
Uie further sum of three hundred and j ThU whenever the President of the Uni
fortv thousand dollars of the amount ' fe(i States shall hive authorized the trans
heretofore appropriated for the gradual im-jfcr of any moneys from any head of the
provement of the navy, is hereby directed j naval appropriations to odier heads of
to be placed subject to the disposition of j naval appropriations as authorized by the
the dtpirtmcnt aforesaid, for the purpose of j act of Congics approved thirtieth June,
compiling the two steam-vessels which eighteen hundred and thirty-four, it shall
have been commenced, in case that amount I kc the duly of the Secietary of the Trcas
can be diverted from that appropriation Jty immediately after the nav.d appropri
witliout impairing the ability of the Navy at ions' for the year shall have been m .dc,
Department to make payments under j f; cause all such transfers to be repaid, by
existing contracts prior to the fourth clay - transfers on the. books of the Trea-ttry,
of Mauh, eighteen hundred and forty-one.
nd if lhatcannot bedonc consistently with -
the rights of contractors and the public?
interests, then so much of the said sum oi
three hundred and forty thousand dollars
as can be so diverted to this object, from
the appropriation r eferred to, shall be subject
to the disposition of the Secretary of the
Navy for this purpose, and the said sum of
three hundred and forty thousand dollars,
to be expended in the manner in this sec-
tion prescribed, shall be in addition to any!
matcrias now on hand applicable to the
construction of the said steam vessels of war.
Sec 3. And be it further enacted,
That all appropriations & all remaining bal
ances of appropriations heretofore made for
building, rebuilding, replacing, purchasing,
or repair ing vessels of war, or other vessels,
for the use of the navy, or for the purchase
oftimbtr,ordnance,or any other articles for
J ' I '
building,arming,equipin2,or repairing ves-i'"
sols oft honavv. or for the reoairs of vpss 1
in ordinary, and repair, wear and tear cd I
vessels in commission, together with any I
materials which have been, or may be, col-
lectcd under any of the said appropriations,
be, and the same are hereby, transferred
to one head of appropriation, to be called
''the appropriation for the increase, repair,
armament and equipment of the navy, and
wear and tear of vessels in commission;"
and the amount of said appropriation, and
of such other, as may be made hereafter for
likepurposes, and the materials which have
been, or may be hereafter collected for the
same, may be expended and used by the
Secretary of the Navy, in building, repla
cing, arming, rcpanuig, cuumjliu, ano
employing any vessels which Congress
may have authorized, or may nereatter au
thorize to be built, rebuilt, purchased, or
r eplaced, in such manner as the interest
or necessities of the service may require.
Sep:. 4. And be it further enacted.
That it shall be the dulv of the Secretary '
I of the Navy to cause to he laid hefore Con-
gress. annually, as soon after the beginnim
ot earh yearns practicable, a statement of
the amounts expended duringthe preceding
fisc a I year for wag's of mechanics & lab rer s
ernpioved in building, repair in,or equiping
vessels of the navy, or in receiving; and se
curing stores and materials for those pur
poses and for ihe purchase of material
and siores for the same purposes; a state
ment of the cost or estimated value of th
siores on hand under this appropriation in
the navy yards at the commencement of the
next preceding fiscal year; the cost, or es
ii mated value, of articles received and
expended during the year; and the cost, or
estimated value, of the artides belonging
to this appropriation, which may be on
hand in the navy yards at the close of the
next preceding fiscal year.
Sec. 5. dnd be it further enacted.
That whenever in the opinion of the Sec
retary of the Navy it shall be conducive to
the public interest, to use anyr article of
provisions, materials, or other stores, for a
different appropriation from that under
which they may have been purchased for
the naval service, it shall be lawful for him
to authorize such use, and it shall be his
duty to certify to the Secretary of f he I
Treasury, the value or cost of the articles
thus used; and the Secretaryr of the Treas
ury is hereby authorized and required to
cause the proper officers of the Treasury
to transfer the amount of such cost or val
ue upon the books of the Treasury, from
the appropriation for which the articles
may have been used, to the appropriation
from hich they may have been or may be
taken, so that t lie actual expenditure under
each may be accurately shown.
Sec. 6. And be it further enacted
That the following sum being the unexpen
ded balance of a former appropriation
which has been carried to the credit of the
surplus fund, he, and the same is hereby re
For distribution as prize money- among
theoificeis and crow of the private armed
brig General Armstrong, per act of thirti
eth June, eighteen hundred tmd thirty
four, two thousand nine hundred and seventy-five
dollars and twenty cents.
Sec. 7. And be it further enacted,
That there be appropr?ated,from any money
in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated,
for the immediate survey of the coast from
Apalachicola Bay, to the mouth of the Mis
sissippi river, for the ascertainment of the
practicability of establishing a navy yard
and naval station which shall best subserve
tnc protection of the commerce of the
as to preserve lor each appropriation l he
amounts which were granted by Congress,
K. M. T. HUNTER,
Speaker of the House of Representatives
WILLIAM R. KING,
President of the Se?iale pro tempore.
Approvi:i, Julv 20lh, 1S40.
" M. VAN BUREN.
Pl-rlic No. 27.
'AN ACT to provide for the expenses of
making an exploration and survey cf
that, part of the Northeastern boundary
line of the United States which sepa
ra'es the Slates of Maine and New
Hampshire from the British Provinces.
Be il enacted by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States
j rf America in Congress assembled.
..!.. 1 r . . 1' .1 111
1 ll,1tine ?um 01 evenly-live tnousanu 001-
,J( nn(1 we same is neretiy, appropria-
u u t0 be mat,e out any moneys in Hi
Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to
cmh" thc iident of the United Stale
Ui ('ause ' m;1(Je an exploration ano furvey
of (hit pari of the Northeastern boundary
line of the United States (and the adjacent
country) which separates the State of
Maine and New Hampshire from the Brit
ArruovKD, July 20th, 1S40.
Public No. 2S.
AN ACT to provide for the support of the
Military Academy fcr the year eighteen
hundred and forty.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States
of America in Congress assembled,
That the following sums be, and the samel
are hereby', appropriated, to be paid out of
any money in the Treasury not otherwise
appropriated, for the support of the Milita-
ry Academy for the year one thousand
eight hundred and fortv, viz:
For pay of officers, cadets, and musi
cians, futy-nine thousand two hundred and
t w en ty- e, i gl . t d 0 ! la r s ;
For subsistence of officers and cadet?,
forty thousand and four dollars;
For forage of officers' horses, thrco
thousand nine hundred and thirty-six dol
lars; For clothing of officers' servants, threo
hundred and ninety dollars;
For defraying the expenses of the Board
of Visiters at West Point, two thousand
For fuel, forage, stationery, printing,
transportation and postage, twelve thou
sand nine bundled and thirty-one dollars
and forty-live cents; ;
For repairs, impiovemcnw, nnd expen
ses of buildings, grounds, roads, wharves,
boats, and fences, se.vcn thot.sand seven
hundred and fifty-seven dollars and fifty
For pay of adjutants and dishursing offi
cer's clerks, nine hundied and fifty dollars;
For increase and expenses of the library",
one thousand dollars;
For binding books, injured at the fire ia
February, eighteen hundred and thirty
eight, and imported stitched, three hun
For miscellaneous items and incidental
expenses, Seven hundred and twenty-six
dollars and twenty-five cents;
For ths department of engineering, five
For the department of philosophy, seven
hundred and fifteen dollars and twenty-fiv
For the department of chemistry, seven
hundred and twenty four dollars and sev
For the department of drawing thrca
hundred and thirty-eight dollars and sev
enty five cents
For the department of tactics, two hun
dred and forty dollars;
For the department of artillery, three
hundred and ten dollars.
Slc 2. And be il furthet enacted,
That the commander of the corps of cadets
at the Military Academy, shall be cither
the instructor of infantry tactics, of caval
ry and artillery tactics or of practical en
gineering and that his pay and emoluments
shall in n6 case be less than the compensa
tion allowed by law to the professor of
mathematics; and that the pay and emolu
ments of the instructors in these branches
shall in no case be less than is allowed by
law to the assistant professor of mathemat
ics. Sec. 3. And be il further enacted
That the assistant proftisors of ethics shall
be allowed the same compensation as is
now allowed by law to the other assistant
professors in the institution.
Approved, July 20lh, IS 40.
Mail Robbery. A mail bag was found
on Wednesday last, at the foot of one of
the piers of the Rail Koad brjdge across
the Roanoke, with several heavy stones in
it. Fragments of letters were in the bag,
a number of them having evidently Con
tained money. They were mostly from
Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama nnd
Heorgia. Those from Louisiana were Post
marked July 31; from Alabama, August
5th; and some from Augusta Ga., Post-
j marked August 11th. There was ono
Mttr in French, date not discoverable,
which had enclosed in it a fifty dollar U. S.
Bank bill. Ano'her had a list of subscri
bers, with money enclosed, for the Madi
sonian, and another with a like list and
money enclosed for the Globe. The frag
ments were gathered up and sent on to the
General Post Office Department at Wash
i ngt on. iVilm ington Chron.
Plorida. Recent accounts from this
section convey the melancholy intelligence
of more Indian murders. A party of them
landed at Indian Key, a small island on tho
coat, burned all the dwellings, and mur
dered six individuals.
Steamboat Explosion. On 'Friday
morning, about 6 o'clock, the stcr.m !-w
boat James Gibhon, was blown up by th
explosion of her boiler. Two of the hai;di
were blown oflf and have not been found.
Capt. S.'s wife and mother-in law wrrn
scalded, the former badly. Three of h s
children and a servant were also scalded;
one of ihe former died a short time after
he event. The boat sank in a few min
utes, the survhers getting on board tho
lighter, fiom which they were taken by
Capt. Bucknam of the Patrick Henry,
who was on his way to Nor folk, but, un
solit ited, returned with the sulTerers to
Richmond. --Richmond paper.
Revolution in Mexico. By recent in-
telligc nce from this distracted country, we
learn that another revolution has la Ken
phce. The federalist.' unuer uenerais.
Urrea and Farrias, have lasen possession
of some of the stronger posts in ine capuar.
Rmtnmente. the president, was seized in
his residence, but was subsequently releai-
cd. There have been several kirpishes
I betwixt tne two puiues.