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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, ,Y. C. Saturday, November 3, 1827. Vol lV.JCo. it.
THE "FREE ttESS,"
c published weekly, ( every Satunhy,) :it
y rO DOLLJRS per te;u (or .72 num
jv:r0 p id within one month after Snh
; -fibers commence receiving their papers
T:v: Dollar if Fifty Cents, if ptinl within
ix months aiul Three Dollars :it the expi
ation of the year. Subscribers at liU-rty to
(j.entir.iK' :vt any time on paying arrears.
Letters addressed to the Editor must be
Advertisements not exceeding If) lines will
he inserted at 50 rents the first insertion, and
ji cents each continuance. Longer ones at
that rate tVr every 10 lines.
.jy'J.mics Simmons, E.srj. postmaster at
Il iliux. and S. M. Nickels, F.sp at Scotland
'ec!:, are agents for this office.
rjpHK Subscriber informs his friends
and the public in general, that, he
has invented a new and useful
Machine lor I'ackins: Cotton
IN SQUARE HALES,
By the power of a ever acting on a
j )( leu in , which i! rices the follower
that presses the Collim into the bale.
The power of this Machine is such,
that from 3o0 to 'J.'jU lbs. of Cotton can
Impressed into two breadths of 12 inch
Urging, 1 feet 6 inches long, with con
siderable ease and in a veiy short lime:
and 500 lhs. can he pressed into less
than 5 yards of the same kind of bag
ging, by observing the proper ptocess.
The superior advantages are clear! v ma
nifest, lor m addition lo the small quan
tity of bagging required, which eertnin
jy is an object, two hands can wilh rase
pack from 10 to 1 'J bales in one day.
The siumlicitv of tliis machine, and its
iiinpri,)!' r.nwiT uvr rrp:illv n.lmir, d h-l'ltal
- .r. . ........... .v i i .I,,. u..;,.i.
mechanical artists, and in fact, bv ail;' ,UAl UUU1
who have seen it. Ry a mechanical U - J Ilc on hand,
iVtonstralion, it is proven that the power : Superfine blue and black cloths,
tations, ;ind also that of any invention T
have cvr seen or heard of,"in the act of
nice performance of packing Cotton, that
1 feel it my duty to recommend to the
public for their advantage, the above de
scribed presses. Witness my hand, the
22d June, 1S27. .I COIEL.
(jyrhc public arc 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
ll'orkniun, of Camden, S. C. his aent
for the districts of Lancaster, Fairfield,
Darlington, Chester, Chesterfield and
York, in South-Carolina, from whom
Rights may be obtained.
Extract from an advertisement of Mr.
"He 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 the small force required to
work it, are sufficient to recommend it;
saying nothing of its superior pow er and
XJISS E. BRYANT, from the North,
has opened a Seminary at my house,
near Scotland Neck Post-Office, for
Young Ladies. Shq teaches spelling,
reading, writing, arithmetic, plain and
ornamental needle-work, grammar, geo
graphy, history, astronomy, Blair's Lec
tures on Rhetoric, the Elements of Che
mistry, natural and moral Philosophy.
Price of tuition, $G, $S, and $10, per
session, agreeable to their studies. The
Subscriber will take boarders at $5 per
month, and will make use of every exer
tion to give satisfaction. Miss Bryant
is not surpassed by any tutoress in the
State her qualifications can be attested
by David Clark, S. J. Baker, and Wil
liam R. Smith.
23d Oct. 1827. 10-3
YnSIIHS to inform his friends and
customers, and the public general
ly, tliat he has
Just received from New-York)
II is fall supply of
In his line of business at his new stand
opposite his former stand, and
'T'HE PUBLIC EXAMINATION
for the second session is lo comrner.ee
on the 2 1st of November next, and to
continue three days--lower branches
first, and higher branches of English,
with the languages, last. On Saturday,
the 2 -Uli, will be
.1 lihetorical Exhibition.
The fiicnds of the youth, and all of the
vicinity interested in the promotion of
education, are respectfully solicited to
attend the above named exercises of this
October 21th, 1827. 10-3
oi me jjovcr anu its concomitants are
qual if not superior to any. even to the
Wedge, if properly applied. From the
hih and frequent encomiums which
have been past on the invention, the
Subscriber is induced lo olfur it lo the
do. olive and green, for frock coats,
do. steel rmxt and drab,
do. blue, black, drab and brown cas
A very handsome assortment of fancy
vesting such as,
public as something worthy of their no-jSlriped Valencia and toilenclts, !
Any person that may want, can
:;r.rdt. 4 n f tw itdwrrihrr nt If-ilif-.v J C
Patent, letters having been obtained
hom the proper authorities, ail persons
m'c prohibited from making or usftig the
.me, without legal right. All infringe
laents will meet with the rigor of the
'aw, made and provided in such cases.
Any mechanic wishing to be benefit led
hy the invention, may by paying a mo
deralt sum, secure individual District
Slate rights; the same are offered to
firmer and all others. hoped that
the certificate s annexed, relative to the
foi-jjiatice of the press, will be satis
factory, without enumerating others.
L ; WIS LJl YisSAU D.
Halilix, N. C. Aug. 25, 1S27. 2-V,
City of Columbia. S
I decertify that the Rev. Lewis Lays
S'H'il has erected a Cotton Press, agreea
to his Patent, at my plantation, fif-&-&n
miles above. Columbia, and that it
has been put in operation as far as pack
two bales, and from the report of
my overseer, it will pack 100 lbs. of Cot
ln into a yard of Bagging; that it has
hcen examined by Mr. James Boat
u" :";ht and Mr. Nathans, two experien
ced mechanics, who think highly of the
mode of packing Cotton.
SAMUEL GKEEiV, P. M.
Columbia, S. C. April G, 1S27.
I do herebv certify that Lewis Lays
s3id, of Halifax county, North-Carolina,
k's budt for me a new invented Cotton
I'ress, the performance of which Press
n a fair trial so far surpasses rr.y expec
Figured and plain velvets, superior qua
Patent suspenders, white and black cra
vats, e.iavat stilieners.
Gloves, si; handkerchiefs, &c. &:c.
A complete assortment of Trimmings
of eT, erv description also, a few of Jo
seph J uel's first rate BEAVER HATS,
do. second quality--which he is deter
mined to sell on very reasonable terms
for cash or to punctual customers.
Tai borough, Oct. 0, 1S27. 8-G
Land for Sale.
fjpIIE Subscriber has a piece or tract
of PINKY WOODS LAND for
Eight hundred Acres,
More or less lying in the county of
Edgecombe, eleven miles east of Tarbo
rough, and ten miles south of Hill's
Ferry. The Land is beautifully situa
ted, with a good dwelling-house and
other out-houses; there is open land
enough to make three or four hundred
barrels of corn, with an excellent apple
Orchard good forthiity barrels of bran
dy, and an excellent range for -hogs,
cattle, and sheep. The Land can be
bought low and on a credit. Any per
son wishing to purchase may do well,
by making application to the Subscriber,
and the price and credit will be made
September 25th, 1S27. 7
Constables' Blanks for snle
HE Subscriber fueling himself
under the nicest obligations to
the citizens of Enfield and its vi
cinity, takes this method of retur
ning to them his respectful thanks
for their past favors, and solicits
a continuance; of their flattering
patronage. Those who are best
acquainted with his work and
whom Ik; has done the most for,
can say that they believe him not
inferior to any within their know
ledge and that since his com
mencement at the above place, he
lias given very general if not en
tire satisfaction. He therefore
wishes to state, that from consid
erable practice and the improve
ment he has made on his rule for
fitting, le flatters himself better
prepared to meet the approbation
of his friends hereafter, than he
has been heretofore. His shop is
in the house beloninjj to Cover-
nor Branch, on the south side of
the road leading to Halifax,
Opposite the Store of
J. II. SIMMONS Sf CO.
Where he is receiving, and is rea
dy to receive work on the lowest
terms the times will admit. There
will be a difference hereafter in
his prices between cash and cre
dit, lie is in hopes by punctuality
and a constant attention to his
business, he will leave no room
for murmur the best proof the
people can have of his competen
cy, is a trial of his work there
fore, they are politely invited to
call at his shop, where they will
be cheerfully received with ma
. L. LANGFORD.
October Ut, 1827. 9-3
Prepared and Sold by
Dr. T. Mason, of 'Greenville, N.C
pOR the cure of Coughs, especially
those of long standing, colds, pains
of the breast, consumptions in the inci
pient stage, and other similar diseases
arising from obstructed perspiration.
One tea-spoon full to be taken when the
cough, cold, or pain in the breast is
The patient may eat or drink what he
chooses while using this medicine. It
will neither operate as an emetic or ca
thartic. 3toDtatt $fipstr,
For the cure of ague and fever, long con
tinued slow inward fevers, to strength
en the stomach, improve the annptite
and digestion, purify the blood, invigo
rate weak constitutions, cure leubis, (vul
garly called night-mare,) flatulent cho
lics, heart-burn, and many other diseases,
accompanied with ceneral debilitv
This medicine will neither operate as
an emetic or cathartic; the patient may
eat and drink what he chooses while
using it. One wine glass full to be ta
ken early in the morning, another at
noon, and a third at bed time.
(fjp'TI16 above medicines may be
sent by the stage drivers, to any place
they may be ordered.
Greenville, N. C. Oct. 10. 10-2
50,000 Dollars !M
N WEDNESDAY, 7th November
next, the following SP LEN71 m
PRIZES will be distributed from the
wheels of the
9lh Class, for 1857.
Three numbers on a Ticket cannot draw
less than $500. Two numbers cannot
draw less than Sl0, and may draw $120.
One number on a Ticket must draw $20
1 prize of $50,000 is $50,000
1 prize of 20,000 is 20,000
1 prize of 10,000 is 10,000
1 prize of 4,520 is 4,520
1 prize of 3,000 is 3,000
1 prize of 2,500 is 2,500
2 prizes of 2.000 is 4,000
0 prizes of 1,000 is 6,000
G prizes of 500 is 3,000
39 prizes of 120 is 4.G80
39 prizes of 100 is 3,900
39 prizes of 90 is 3,510
39 prizes of 80 is 3,120
39 prizes of 70 is 2,730
39 prizes of 60 is 2,3 10
7S prizes of 50 is 3,00
273 prizes of 40 is 10,920
4116 prizes of 20 is 6S,920
5051 prizes, C 14190 $227,010
9139 blanks, I Tickets. S
Of which $3000 will be paid in At
Whole Tickets. - $20 00
Halves, - - - - 10 00
Quarters, - - - 5 00
Eighths, - - - 2 50
(fj0rders from any part of the
State, enclosing the Cash or Prize
Tickets, (post paid) will be very prompt
ly attended to, if addressed to
YATES f M'INTYRE,
10 Raleigh or FayettevilleY
AN APPRENTICE to the Printing
Business will be taken at this 0 flic?)
if application is soon made.
Tarborough, Oct. 1827