tfhole So. 0315.
. Vol. XII Jo. 50.
7V i'iirb ruzh Pretw"
' lU- r.BOIUl!: iiowarp.
.. weekUvu Tie it Dollars anti
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f'-'r "'' ,p",on or,""
Lull'"'" e ...1.1 1.. ...I-,.,,...
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11,1,1 ,pr -treat liberty lodiconti.ue
- n.i living noiict- Ihereoi ann
' qi're t' those residing t "
'I'm'.Kt i',iv:irial"ly,.;iy in advance, o,
13 Lf.po.isibU-n-frrrncf intV.iv.m.ty.
?lTir.tWnienls not exceeding 16 lines
. f nffh (r a square) will he i-.spitcd nt
1 the first insertion t25cenls each
'''''ncp. Lon-rr ones at that rate
vrry fl'iare. Advertisements must
f" ''.;r,l the nuni'ierof inertions rcqni
bfn11 I'icv will be continued until other
r " ,-,r If if. I. and charged accordingly.
,:j'fMersa.lilresspJ t. theEditnr nnil be
nrlhev mavnol be attended to.
? Vudlimurc to Elikcli.X. C.
ix twkntv six hours.
G''ilN1 Tlhcrn and Southern Line
of travel, vi : Washington city,
Fretle; ickhurir. Richmond,
IVlci 'uui g, Raleigh, &c.
ON nnl after tl.e fifteenth day of Oc-tolii-r
next, travellers from ,iv
ikaii.l I'liila nlohia, reaching Washin;
i n lv ihe cvenm? train on the Baltimore
i:'A W tii.iiiplo Rul Road, will be for
wanitJ immediately by the
Steamboat to Potomac creek, ami thence
bv iM.; s nn 1 thp llt I u ti t and Fred.
rickiiiurj Iiii RohJ im is to llio'im ml.
'irgii)in. which place tli y w.U reach at
J0j o'clock, A. M. leaving Richmond i:n
uJ ialfly, they will irrive in Pptersburg
fidnner, and at the termin.ition )f th
Fft'bnrii Rail Road, on the lv-anoke, nt
S.V.I.irk. P. M ; whence ihey will he for
irdpd hy ' he ci peditious lines of J. H.
A ?rv Co. to IIalifis, Tai borough,
Trenton, Raleigh. Fnyetteville, Colum
I a. 5. C. Augusta, L.c.
Ke'nrninjr t!ie Slaves from the S mth
ilrench Blakeley Depot (the termination
'! th" Petorshnrc Rail Road) at 4 o'clock,
P M IVtcrsh'irp at 9 P. M. Richmond at
I A. M and Vahin2ton city in time for
tii" at'terno'.n train of cars to Baltimore
I'lakinu the trip each way . between Balii-j
tnore and Blakeipy, on the Ro.tnoke, in
the unprecedented time of j
Tiveiilii-xi.v hours j
The aiiove li"- U c i i ir -'.oiif, !
Ji'l conni cm ln U' y i. w t'i j
Bnydton, Dnnv ..-ut - i' . i. I .
"ori(Vrn and t-. .. i i t -. !.-t . t- j
rautit-d a'Hin-t Him,, nt unv ix.iut n !
t ? rr.uti: bi t ween linlti mortf and Anguvta
Oct. 4, 1 S3t. 40
11 EDWARD MANNING,
R 1 J till all persons imicMrd to him
to come forward and makp immedi-
'" P'ymeut. Also, the inhabitants r f
J,' lncis No. 15 and IS, to pay their tax-
without delay, as he contemplates on
to Hip .orlli the 1st ot Mnt w.ll
return in six months Those concern-
cannot go without a full agistment of
. " orion; iiu o-c j.artiiie. I hose
,av'"ff flaims against him will please be
""'n.lescpii.linj. as to present them for
"n,P..t with.,, the time prescribed.
e will also have a couple rf
Horses for talc,
li.ilif rh'fh N "'dinarilv jpntle,
K " f'' afami,-v R'shr. 'One can
1 .1 : k U' 01 A"5t. n.l the
a 1 1,Mf ,t- j'ice re-
J," H"d n"crssiy dpm.nds that Ihe
-'' ve ankle shall be attended to.
I1? Mo,ftn frm 'he lot of the Sul.scri-
embVr, IHci, M,S'. '' Wll. of
J -m ir, hands high. afH, l)lin) (f
i? ':"" rejecting -J,, .J,.,;
l.e thankfully reivei 1-,rborou8!'
AT 'Mils Ui'TlCK.
1 1 '
Is now receiving from New York,
d Splendid .Issortmenl of
IN HIS LINE OF 1SUSINKS,
Suitable for the approncliinr Scaion.
Centlcmen wishini; to puuhasp the most
fashionable and best soods. nt a small ad
vnuce on the cost, w t.l : w ell to call n l
examine his Stock, a he is delprminpd to
sell very low lor Cash, or on a short credit
to punctual rin'miicrs.
,l:fi'ii them ore
Superfine bitie, bUck. an I brown Cloths,
I2d quality do. of all tlie most fxshionable
Sop'r curded an.: t laid fancy C.issimpres,
White corden drab drills tor pautal nons,
("tape Cnmblets a-id Bombazn es for Ihin
A superior assortment Ut" Vesting, of eve.
Plain brown Linens for summer j.tckrts
Plain black and fancy Slocks, (a large as-
soi tm nt.)
Fanry silk Handkerchiefs,
1:1 ick silk Cr-ivil', lin'-n C'jM irs,
I'lun ai'd r.f: -.1 u Uosmus, )( ti'"V nnd
s ipeiior artule ?i)ieni!ci"ii,
Silk ?hirio for uentl.'inen, a new article,
Al-io, most every other article comprising
gen'lrnif n's wear,
lie uUo keeps on hand (of his own make)
a small assortment of
JUadif uiude P.lnthcs.
He has on h t -1 a few hi st w!iifp beaver
lldt. wi;ich m11 be sold at Voik cost.
mnentlemcn furnishing tlnir own
Cloths ran have thetn made and trimmpd
in the most fast ionnble mai ner, a;id at
the shortpst notice.
Tarborough, Aj-iil 14ih, lRG
Pocket Book Lost.
Sl.OST my Pocket fiook on Tuesday
night 2'Jlh of 4ovcml.er, r on Wed.
iiesday. Hie 3'lh, contaniiug $4 in cash;
two g!0 bilis on U. S. Bank, two 20 lulls
an I a $5 bill on Colum!), is Bank of (,'a.
100 bill on Ch tilestou Bank, S. C. n 3
bill oh Cape Fear Bank, $1 hill o.i rspw
bcrn Bank, and a $j Aoitu Caiolina bill,
bank not recollected. The ook contained
' note on Buel Mather, dated tli M iy,
183(1, and di l-l ot Januarv , 1 87, pa vah'le
to ine, lor $272 37a cents. Abo, rectipts
and other papers vnluabie on) v to mvs If.
I will gie a liberal rcwaid to any peison
who will deliver the book and content
at Benjamin Mason's, Vyatt M.yo"s, or
any where that I can get i'. The brtok is
of jellow calf or sheep skin ol or
Decemb. r 2d, I
"3" OST, on the 2?ih n.sl. sonww !iei c in
JHJ 1 arliorough, or on thp road hading
trout t'lence to Mr Silas Lvcictl's, in said
Containing one Note vs. Henry Stanrill.
Lsq of PiU county, I r 199 or ti 1 dollars
and some cents, the cents not recollected
the note was dated in May, 185, witli
interest from the date. One d". V3.
Jonathan Lewis, for 12 or 15 dollarg,
intirest from the dale Ihe date of s id
ote I think was in the winter of 1834.
And one receipt v. John B. Baker, for 7
or 8 d'dhus. If any person has or may
in (I said book and papers, they would
cooler a favor rn in.- so that I gel them
again. I hereby warn all persons against
trading for or taki"g in said .Votei, if pie
sented. This 29th .Nov. 1836.
I towel i'lw ?.s
Stale of North Carolina,
Court of Equity.
SEPTEMBER TERM, 1836.
Lewis Ellis )
John Peele Mothers,
Bill of Injunction.
- - ' a
ST appearing to the satisfaction of said
Court that Jacob Home, one of the
defendants in the above case, is a non-resi-dent:
It is then lore ordered, that publica
tion be made for six weeks in the Tarboro'
Press, notifying him to appear ai the next
session of said Court, to be held for said
County, al the Court H -n-e in Tarboro',
on the second Monday in March next, then
and there to plead or demur to said bill or
answer the same, or judgment will beta
Ken pro confesso and said bill be set for
hearinsf ex parte as to him.
Witness, Isaac .Norfleet, Clerk and Mas
ter of said Court, at. offlce, the second
Monday of September, 1836.
NO I! FLEET, C.M.E.
Jh nrm. NorJlettJj.C.SfC
Price a'dv $3 50.
Xolcs of Hand, and other
blanks, for sale,
AT THIS OFFICE.
-"""""" ; hi -
ISJrPbrV f'V n' ,hat Pant t
order of the Board of Directors n
Wilmington &" Rulcicri
Aiail Road Comjjany,
thcfT.rp ' Eight Dollars on
he . Rh-tre, will . requ red of the Stock-
ne ' "nVr. trbef,;'e lheJ'1 ""y
Edw'd H. Dudley,
... h.A,L Road Office,
I Pre l
""""1'ion, Aov. ii, i83t
rfPnf: ETfUp,f the above Insiitu.
J6. to w,H recommenc j n the third
Hominy (i$lh) ofJan'y
The ..l,.criS, r with much pleasure informs
in, P , .V,r" Emma McI:hie co-
in ;ps Principal in the Seminary.
Hip lollowin wilt bp ..c-ri.-
o ies. Kpad.ng. V,,ri..g, bpe.l,nC, Con.po-
noil Grammar. Elementary Ueo-raphv.
-o, ,,HIPS ,lMorv Arithmetic, An
cient and Modem HiMorv J.'oiwr,,!
ography, including Ancient Geoff,nhv.
American H.story. Rhetoric, I.,.gic, Nall't
ral t hdosophy. Euclid, Alff-hra. Astrono
my, Moral a d intellectual Phdo-ophv,
Natural Ti.eoloev. Elpmpi.ta .,f cr;,...
ChPmistry and Botaov: for h i...,..'
cbes, per session o five months. lli OO
Latin . . g5 00
lrcnch - 750
Painting in Oil Colors
Muic. on the l'iano
Music on Guitar,
Mall ihe Board in advance.
Tippno S. Rraxv ilow.
Halifax co N C. Dec 7.
THE entire control of this Institution
for ihe euuing yar has been com-
equal fooling w it It ih- Female Academies
oi Tarborough and Louisburg To do this
1 have engaged Mi Mary llagsdale to
lake cherg- of lh.:. school. Miss Ra-sdale
h s i ad the charge of this school the last
sm'mi iii ine pre.ci:i year, anu oy tier un
wearied attention, together with 'he rapid
advance of her pupils in iheir various sin
dies nave given i mire satisfaction to her
employers. diem il unnecessary lo say
iik.i-p about her qualifications tor she is so
well known among an extensive acquaint
ance in Nash anil Edgecnmhe. and parti
cularly in Nash a an instructress, that I i
feel justified in exprt-..mg the belief that!
..nr v'llllllll ,lli-n tlMKIiril IU OCT
management will have nothing to fear.
I he first session will commence on
Monday, HMh JanUj, 1837,
Xnd enl on Fri-liy, lh" 231 of June. The
2 l se-sion dl oiMii--r ce on Al.uidav,
I'm-3 l it .folk , ...id en l on Friday the 8th
"I 1 1 ce.iili. i . To- pi ii e of Tuition the
same a at Tarbui 'igh, ihat is. Ten Dol
lars per session ur the lower classes, and
Twelve Dollars per session frlhe hicher.
No student will be received for a less term '
mull one session, unless providential acci -
.tottoZ 15 Electoral voies of the State this Electoral College, to
e,.ds nd in such case ihe tuition will be for Martin Van Ruren as Presi- l,,e vacancy caused by the m
charued only for the time at school it is dent and Richard M Johnson as al),nt37 of Col. Robert Love, one
r,:.::r!: St:, tw";:" j Vice President, of the Unhed f "' Elector, elected by the peo
mitted to remain durmg the session, that i States, as will be seen on reference P'e lo alter,d "le nieetiug ol this
the teacher may have an opportunity of j lo tie journal of the proceedings ' College.
doing justice t herself and her pupils; lor j .."., ; f..,.. IJ1.,.. r,I. , t,
ii is designed that an Kmin.iiJn shall be of the College, in another Dart of vven Holmes, Lsq. then nom-
held at the end of each session. Board
can be had in a few families upon as cheap
or cheaper terms than in Tarborough or
Louisburjr. It is hoped that this school
will be liberally patron-zed, for no pa.ns!
will be spared to mak it worthy of the
confidence of the public. i
1. J. Battle.
December 15th, 1836. 4t
TIII3 Institution will be re-opened for
the reception of Boarders qnd Pupils
On Monday, the 9lh of January next.
Mrs. Smith assures her friends that ev
ery attention will be paid to their morals
and their instruction, in the several bran
ches which she propose to teach. Eight
or Ten Young Ladies can be accommoila
ted with board in the family, at $40 per
Terms for TUITION per session.
Orthography, Reading, Writing
-iand Arithmetic, - S6 00
English Grammar, Geography,
Chemistry, Sec. - 8 00
Drawing and Painting, - 5 00
Music, - " 15 00
Needle work no extra charge.
JjTianos tuned and repaired by the
All orders in the country promptly at
Dec 10, 1835.
Legislative Post Masters. t
wiii be seen on reference lo the mr lhe who' period of his politic
proceedings of the Legislature,! al j-
that resolmions have been adopted1 "e def 'ares it as his opinion,
in both Houses, to inquire into the !,,al nee'eftion of Mr. VTan liuren
constitutionality of Post Masters I? a 'ar more i'"Prtant triumph to
holding seats in that jody. Southern Republicans, than even
It was certainly amusing, tn av' tl,e success of Mr. Jefferson in
the least, to witness tbe agitation
produced among thehig and
nullifying members, on the intro
duction of these resolutions. Five
sixths, at least, of the members
who are Post M
such at time of their election, be-
lonir to that oartv. And nt
standing we have repeatedly sta
ted and reiterated the statement,
that two-thirds of all the federal
office-holders in this State, were
nnllifying whigs; yet they now
aflVn to be astounded at the deve
lopement. r ....v. ....... alll
In the Senate, Dr. Bunting's;
resolution tvas most pugnaciously!
resisted by the nullifying whig!
spouters; they railed against it, as
no less discourteous to the Senate,
than indelicate to the members
whose seats were called in ques
tion; and they seemed all al once
to have been smitten with an espe-
i r ... .. ... 1
rt:ll loin fiir ll.a n(T.. I. ..I. I
gainst whom they have hitherto
uttered such bitter objurations.
Rut Mr. Edwards, always a
leauess anu auie cnarnpioii ol Hies
... i : !
i"-tj"i r-i ij, uii mis occasion
handled these "new born wine"
apologists of the legislative office
holders, with more than usual se
verity; and eventually forced them
inio the inquiry, by which it is
hoped to purge the Senate of
those holding seats there in con
Here, then, we have renewed
' . . ' . ' , .
i eV,dfc,1Ce tnat theillllllfiers and
j federal whigs are the real otlice
holders that theirs is the greedy
pons party." Hal. Standard.
Another Triumph! David H. who returned thanks for the honor
Kenyon, Esq. the member elect conferred on him in brief but ap
frora Pasquotank, in place of Mr. propriate terms.
Muse, resigned, has arrived in the
city. He is a Van Ruren Demo -
crat in his politics; and was elect-
ed, we learn, by a majority ol GO
to 70 votes over ''arter Barnard.
This will give the Republicans the
ascendency in the Legislature...
The Electoral College of Xorlh
Carolina, Assembled in this Ci-
1 ty on Wednesday last, and cast
f this week's Standard.
The triumph of the Democracy
of our Stale, has thus been con-!
snmma,e(J q-,e Ueacon fires
. . . . ... , . , ,
which the coalilion whigs and uul-
lifiers raised upon the mountains
token of momentary success in
AiifTiicr hiii'P liPPn r.i..irrici.o,i.
r r 3".
and the unquenchable fires of the
Democracy relumined in their
stead, and are now diffusing light
and liberty throughout the remot
est borders of the State.
On the annunciation of the vole
of the College, a salute of fifteen
guns, was fired from a piece of or
dnance previously arranged for
the purpose in the State House
yard, by William K. Kearny,
Esq. of Warren county.
The presence of the venerated
Patriot, and Father of the Repub
lican party, the Hon. Nathaniel
Macon, President of the College,
and of the venerable Messrs. Wil
fong and Parker, added three fold
interest to the thrilling scenes of
the day. All were rejoiced to
find them in the enjoyment of ex
cellent health. Mr. Macon ap
peared at a loss for language to
rj express his patriotic emotions, at
the success of ihose pure principles
oi uemocracy, of which he had
been the devoted champion dur-
Both were triumphs of printi-
ptc; nut .Mr. Jehersnirs nativity
and residence, were calculated to
concentrate the whole South in his
favor; whole State pride, southern
'"B. ar,d eveT local considera-
l,w,,t we? arraveo acainst ;Mr.
-it r- . w
v an iuren m lorth Carolina; and
that the Republicans should iiave
succeeded in this embittered con
test, with such odds against them,
was as Mr. Macon sincerely be
lieved, the best evidence in the
world of the indomitable Demo-
! cracy of our people. ib.
Raleigh, Dec.1. 183G.
The Electoral College. This
being the day, appointed by law,
for the assembiiug of the Electors
of President and Vice President of
the United Stales, the Electoral
College for the State of North
ina convened in the Metho-
! d l V p i , r l ?
"C Ock' P' M'ihe !o"?wl L"
,"Cl,'S ansuered lo .r names,
Hon. Nat. Macon,
Jno. Wilfong, Esq.
Col. Geo. Rowers,
A. Henderson, Esq.
John Hill, Eq.
John Parker, Esq.
Col. Wni. A. Morris,
Abm. VY. Venable, Esq.
Dr. J. O W atson,
Col. Win. R. Lockhart,
Dr. G. C. Marchant,
Gen. Louis D. Wilson,
Wm. P. Ferrand, Esq.
Owen Holmes, Esq.
On motion of John Wilfong,
Esq. the Hon. Nat. Macon was
elected President of the College;
On motion of Wm. P. Ferrand,
1 Esq. Thomas G. Stone, Esq. of
Franklin county, was elected Sec-
relary of the Convention.
- On motion of Col. Wm. R
Lockhart, Thos. R. Wheeler and
Isaac Truitt, were appointed door
" motion of Abram W. Ven-
ab,e Lsq. James K. Love, Hay-
wood county, was elected a mem
inated Martin Van Muren, of the
! State of Ne.w York for President
OI ,he United States ot Ameri
Gen. Louis D. Wilson, nomin
ated Kichard M. Johnson, of the
State of Kentucky, for Vice Pre-
sment ot the uniled states ol
On motion of Arch'd Hender
son, Esq. Dr. Josiah O. Watson,
Dr. Gideon C. Marchant, were
appointed a committee to receive
and count out the votes of the
On collecting and counting the
ballots, the committee reported
thai Martin Van Ruren had fifteen
votes, the whole number given in,
for President; and that Richard
M. Johnson had also received fif
teen votes, the whole number giv
en in, for Vice President.
The President of the College
then announced the result; that
Martin Van Ruren, pf the Slate of
New York, had received the unan
imous vole of this Electoral C '
lege, for Presideut of thes- J"1,led
j n --ner, that Rich
And, in like r '
ard M. Johnson, of the- State o
Kentucky, had received ihe unan
imous vote of this Electoral Col
lege, for Vice President of these
On Motion of Col. George
Bowers, Col. Philo White, of Ra
leigh, was elected Messenger to
convey the votes of this Electoral
College to Washington ( ity, ami
deliver then into the hands of the
President of the Senate of the U
On motion of Abram W. Vena
ble, Esq. the thanks of the Electo
ral College were presented to their
President, the Hon. Nat Mocon,
for the dignified and impartial
manner in which he had presided
over their deliberations; for w hich,
Mr. Macon thanked the Electors
in warm and affectionate terms.
On motion of Abram VV. Vena
ble, Esq. the thanks of the Col
lege were tendered to the Pastor
and Members of the Methodist
Church, for ihe use of their House
of Worship, in which the College
is now assembled.
On motion of Gen. Louis D.
Wilson, the thanks of the College
were presented to the Secretary
and Door-keepers, for their ser
vices. On motion of Abram W. Ven
able, Esq. the College then ad
journed sine die..
THOMAS G: STONE, Sec'y.
. (QThe Annual Conference
of ihe Meihotlist Proieslant
Church for the District of N C.
mei al Bradford's Meeting Houfe,
Halifax county, on Friday the
9th insiant. Considerable num
ber, both of Ministers and Lay
men, were in attendance. They
consulted together with grind or
der, unanimity and biolhetly love
for ihe welfare of 1 ht Itdeemers
kingdom and the salvation of their
race, until Monday evening,
when after having parsed thinugh
Ihe business presented for iheir
consideration they adjourned sine?
flic, lo meet the 1st Friday in.
December next, at Shiloh Ran
The Ministers and Preachers,
are stationed for the present year
Alson Gray, President.
Albemarle Ct. - Leonard Pra-
ther, Sup. Joshua Swi;tt Harmon
Forkington and John Giles, as
sistants. Slantonsburg St. Selh Speight
Battle's St. Wm. Bellamy,
Roanoke Ct. S. J. Harris,
Supt. Richard Davison and Al
hriltain Jones; assistants.
Granville Ct. Joseph Holmes
Supt. Willis Harris, James Hunt
and Ciwell Prakr aMstants.
Orange Ct. - Wm, Lineberry,
Supt. Charles L. Cooly, James H.
Christie and Chastine Allen assis
tants. Randolph Ct. --Alexander Bob
bin, Supt. S. Y. McMasiers, Jo
seph Caudy, N. Robbins, John
Gray & Jesse Golmoie assistants.
Guilford Ct. Joh F. Speight,
Supt. John Cue, John Moore,
Isaac Coe, assistants.
William 11 Will. John Craig,
Ira C. Norman, Junes II. Harris,
Horrace A. Burton, John Birr
and Samuel J. Parker, unstalion
&. Halifax Advocate.
Roanoke. Danville and Junc
tion Rail Road. The citizens of
Norfolk have had a town meet
ing, and, so far as they had au
thority, have instructed the Com
mon Council of the Boiough lo
subscribe S400,000 to the Stock
of this Company.
(3The -'"tenants of New
Orleans.'1 lssai(j 'he Standard
f y" Cl,y a,e qil'ti'& their sub
eripiion to the northern naner?.
that they may Mhe belter afford
to pay liberally for advertising in,
nd for the support of their own