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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, X. C. Saturday, September 8, 1827.
FoL IV. No. s.
THK "FUEL PRESS,"
' 7- Ispublished wccklv, (evervSaterdav,) at
TITO DOLLARS per year, (or 5 2 "num
bers,) it' paid within one month after Sub--'
scribrs commence receiving their papers
.'Tzi'j Dollars Fifty Cents, if paid within
six months and Three Dollars at the expi
ration of the year. Subscribers at liberty to
discontinue at any time on paying arrears.
Advertisements not exceeding 16 lines will
,: be in-sorted at 50 cents the first insertion, and
,!'V25 cents each continuance. Longer ones at
' that rule for every 16 lines.
c Letters addressed to the Editor must be
phi fin id.
I j jJames Simmons, Esq. postmaster at
Jialifax,is our general agent for thatvicinity.
r ''TjpiIE Subscriber informs his friends
and the public in general, that he
- h:is invented a new and useful
-Machine for racking Cotton
JN SQUARE BALES,
t gJSj the power of a lever acting on a
fate urn, ivhich drives the follo-wcr
thai presses I he Cotton into the bate.
The power of this Machine is such,
that from S00 to 350 lbs. of Cotton can
be pressed into two breadths of 42 inch
Bagging, 4 feet G inches long, with con
siderable eac and in a very bhort time:
.',.ind 500 lbs. can be pressed into less
than 5 yards of the same kind of bag
by observing the proper process.
",Tiu- superior advantages are clearly ma
fmiest, for in addition to l lie small ijuan
; lity of bi.; ;in r rcqjird, which eertaiu
' 'iy is an object two bauds can with ease
from 10 So 12 bales in one day.
-. Tne s: i:.)!ieit v of this machine, and its
; vf'ra re sr?'!' iirf lv Corn. Herrings. &c.
i::c.-..j;i:cj1 artists, anil in fact, by all j O ' L
I V) Vfl ) h:'ve scen t- By a mechanical dc- mfE Subscriber has for sale low for
m!.'..i:ation, it is proven tnat the power
have ever seen or heard of, in the act of
nice performance of packing Cotton, that
I feel it my duty to recommend to the
public for their advantage, the above de
scribed presses. Witness my hand, the
22d June, 1S27. A. COIEL.
jyThe public are informed that the
Subscriber has constituted Mr. F. S.
Marshall, of the town of Halifax, N. C.
his agent for the states of Virginia
and North-Carolina and Mr. John
IVorkman, of Camden, S. C. his agent
for the districts of Lancaster, Fairfield,
Darlington, Chester, Chesterfield and
York, in South-Carolina, from whom
Rights may be obtained.
LEWIS LA YSSARD.
Extract from an advertisement of Mr.
"lie deems it unnecessary for him to
bestow any encomiums upon this im
provement in the art of compressing
Cotton. Suffice it to say, that the ease
and cheapness with which it can be
erected, and ihe small force required to
work it, are sufficient to recommend it;
saying nothing of its superior power and
4 JUDGMENT obtained by former
judgment against L. U. Whitehead
in favor of 11. 13. Pender, for sixteen
dollars interest from 22d Aug. ISJb'.
All persons are forbid trading for said
LEM. L. PARKER.
23d Aug. 1827. 1-4
A T a meeting of the Roanoke" Union
Society of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, held at Whitaker's Chapel on
the first Thursday of March last, it was
Resolced, That a Convention of Dele
gates should meet at Bradford's Meeting-house
in Halifax county, on the se
cond Monday in September nest, for
the purpose of electing two or more re
presentatives to attend a General Con
vention to be held in Baltimore in No
vember next. This is to give notice
that the said Convention expects and in
tends to meet on said day, and on Sat
urday and Sunday previous, there will
be public preaching, &c. at said meeting
house. Let those who are friendly to a
Representative Church Government
think on those things, and throw in their
mite to bring about siich a state of
things in our Church before it be too
late; when the spirit of Popery may get
such hold on our Clergy, that it will' be
hard to remove.
EXUM LEWIS. Pros' t
August, 1S27. 2-2
YROM the Subscriber, on the night of
the 2d instant, my STILL CAP,
made of copper,, with a pewter goose
neck opposite the neck were marked
E E, in small letters, ami dated JS1 9 ;
probably the knave may cut out the let
ters before it is carried to a workman.
I am 4f the npiniorHnat Dempscv Webb,
Sen. ol this rounty, is knowing to the'
theft committed, for many reasons I
add, that several of the most dis
tinguished Senators expressed a
concurrence in the objections urn--ed,
and declared to me that they
were prepared to sustain them in
the event of any member of the
Senate desiring further investiga
tion. Respectfully yours, &c.
Mr. PresidentAs I cannot,
consistenly with a sense of duty,
give a silent vote on the present
occasion, I must ask the indul
gence of the Senate for a few mo
ments, while I shall attempt, in a
plain, frctnk and brief manner, to
give them the reasons why I am
unwilling to advise and consent
to this appointment.
I am duly impressed with the
momentous duty we are about to
perforin, and the importance of
the crisis, connected with the
deep responsibility which attaches
to each and every member; and
hence my .solicitude to arrive at
truth by the best reflections which
I have been capable of bestowing
on the subject.
To guide and direct us on this,
as well as every other occasion, it
may be well first, to look to the
commission under which, and
from which we derive all our
powers, to wit: the Constitution of
the United fctatos, which we have
' oi ice Lever and its concomitants are
equal if not superior to any, even to the
i "Wedge, if properly applied. From the
J high and freouent encomiums which
have been past on the invention, the
Subscriber is induced to offer it to the
public as something worthy of their no
Cash, Macon, Corn, Herrings, Flour,
and Lard 3 or 4 boxes of Hats
ALSO, A GOOD
Assortment of coarse Shoes.
The above articles heir. 2: or. consign-
j mcnt, and sold entirely for Cash, per-
. :.- . - ' 1 1 1
tice. Any persoSi that mav want, can "'im.u.; punmase woiuu prona-
spply to the Subscriber at IIa!itax,X. C.l,I' bc abl t0 ouY 1,10,11 cl:eaiKr lhan
i'atent letters having leen obtainedr1?,,, f 1
I from the proper authorities, all person.
;.re prohibited irom making or usin the
' iarne, without leal ri;iht. All infrir.ffe
meats will meet with 'the ii-;or of the
law, made 3'id provided in such cases,
fc. Any mechanic wishin- to be benefitted
; by the invention, may by payii) a mo
jj derate sum, secure individual District
or Stale rights; the same are uOered to
j farmers and all other;;. It is hoped that
the certificates annexed, relative to the
; performance of the press, will be satis
factory, without enumerating others.
LEWIS LAX SS.1RD.
; Halifax-, N. C.Aug. '25, IS27. 2-0
1 City of Columbia. $
I do certify that the Uev. Lewis Lays-
!f aid has erected a Cotton Press, agreea
ble to his Patent, at my plantation, fif
j teen miles above Columbi:;, and that it
has been put in operation as far as pack
? -ig two bales, and from the report of
my overseer, it will pack 100 lbs. of Cot
. u ie.to a yard of Bagging: that it has
been examined by Mr. James Boat
wnght and .Mr. Nathans, two experien
ced nu-hauics, who think hiirhlv of the
? j mode of packing Cotton.
iv SAMUEL GREEX, P.M.
' Columbia, S.C. April G, l&2'i.
; I SOUTH CAROLINA,
;r I do hereby certify that Lewis Lays-
. sard, of Halifax county, North-Carolina,
I nas built for me a new invented Cotton
4 Press, the performance of which Press
; m a fair trial so far surpasses my cxpec-
''4' lions, and also that of env invention I
I'liey are therefore respectfully soli
cited to call upon
Halifax, 12th Julv, 1327.
could reodur, but this will suffice for the all taken a solemn oath to pre
present. I will give Two Dollars and Sl2rvn. mriintnin n,l o.,l L ;
t.jty CV? for the delivery of the CapL. for " " f ":i:"J
its true intent and meaning.
While I readily admit that the let
ter, and, perhaps, the rigid con
struction of that instrument, does
not imperatively forbid the con
firmation of this nomination; yet I
to me, and Five Dollars for the detec
tion oi tho rogue.
Edgecombe County. Aug. 11, IS,? 7. 52
i LL persons are hereby
ir rn 1 M ' r.nnn U 1 L : : .1 "
f: 7: ; i,waiu nuiiiiiig in saying that eve-
7.. ,, r r l lY cason which could have one-
xu,t. jjciu; ivrii iiin nil it, liJ 1 iwu
ry reason winch could have ODe-
rated on the Convention to in
duce them to insert the following
. . . . . . . . . 1 1 .. ... -
uury, lo2J, ?s the said note is unlawiul. CJause, applies with increased
Invinir been made navable to the snid tnivo inihionnM tl,.v c?
- m I J ....... w.vw iyj UUHIC1HU nit; k7UIIalK 10
rx. Jewis as jruartlian to Witlis row-
hundred and ninety-Mx dollars r.eventy-
uine cents, bearing interest from 1st Jan-
riLL 13 K SOLI), at Mount Pros
pect, on the 22d September i;qxt,
A likely young JStgro (irl,
Belonging to the estate of Xachariah
Manor, dee'd. An indulgence of six
mouths will be given the purchaser, on
his executing a bond with responsible
security for the purchase money.
,. J. PHILLIPS, Adnvr.
Aug. SO, 1S27. 2-1
rgIIE Public are hereby cautioned not
to receive in any manner whatever, a
Note of Hand from Dempsey Flood,
given to him by myself, with William
Doggett, Esq. for security, for sixty-two
dollars and sixteen cents, dated in the
month of February last, and payable the
1st of January, 1828 said note having
been given for the purchase of a horse,
purporting to be a sound and healthy
one, which is not the case, I am deter
mined not to pay it, and therefore take
this method of cautioning the public not
to receive said note. Flood lately resi
ded in this county, but is at this time a
resident of Bertie.
LUNSFORD W. SCOTT.
Halifax County, Aug. 22. 1827. l-fi
him as guardian to anv
elPs orphans, when I did not at that
time owe hun one cent as guardian, nor
do I now owe
I hive claims against the said Exum
Lewis to a larger amount lhan the note
L. B. K. DICKEN.
Au. 25. Y621. 2-3
'I J1 'I IL'IM.IJ UJl'll UJ.i ljl.HH. lllH'HJH.MI,flW..JJi
From the Raleigh Star.
Wake count?, Aug. 27, 1S27.
To Messrs. Lawrence & Lemay:
Gentlemen The incorrect im
pression attempted to be made on
the public mind in relation to the
proceedings of the Senate of the
United States, on the nomination
of the Honorable Henry Clay, as
Secretary of State, in March, 1 825,
has placed me in the unpleasant
dilemma of acquiescing in what
every Senator present must know
to be wrong, or submitting to a
candid world the remarks, and the
only remarks that were made on
that occasion. I have, therefore,
determined to furnish them forth
with for publication. I will only
reject the distinguished individu
al, whose nomination we are now
. i about to act upon. The clause is
No Senator or Representative shall,
during the time for which he was elect
ed, bc appointed to any civil office un
der the authority of the United States
which shall have been created, or the
emoluments whereof shall have been
increased during such time; and no per
so holding-any office under the United
States, shall be a member of either house?
during his continuance in office."
I would ask, why and wherefore
is it that no member of either
House is permitted to hold an of
fice which he has assisted to cre
ate, or the emoluments of which
have been increased by his vote
Because, sir, it was wisely fore
seen that he might be influenced
to vote for the one or the other
from mercenary motives. What
is the present case? Henry Clay,
a member of the House of Repre
sentatives, has made, or, if you
please, has mainly contributed to
make John Q,. Adams President
of those United States, and thiy
President, thus made in opposition
to the known will and wishes of
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