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Tarborough, Edgecombe County, J . Saturday, March 9, 1844.
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Thci Tilfboroiish Presis
Hr UeorOK Howard. Jr.
dieted, ihl affair is likely to create surprise
Are the Jews about to retaliate for efforts
made to convert them to the t:hristian faith?
l - nnki;.t.i .t:lr at fan Dalian rer vafj ma"e W
if patd in advance or, tw6 Dollars and F,fly j We inquired the mpanin of this circum
Oatt at the expiration of the subscription year stance from a friend conversant with the
Subscriber are a: liberty to discontinue at any ' 8uhjrt, who staid it meant nothing more
time on giring notice lhere0.fn falling in love wfth four
Advertisement not exceeding a square will he . uv c W1 ",u'
inserted at M - the first insertion, and 23 handsome Chritnn women, who consented
cent for every continuance. Longer advertise- to adopt their faith and unite their fortunes
orients at that rate per square. Court Orders and , to these descendants of Abraham.
initiriil Advertisements per cent, higher. Ad
ertisements must be marked the number of inser
tions required, or they will he continued until
otherwise directed, and chargpd accordingly.
Letters addressed to the Kditnr must be post
paid, or they may net be attended to. .
A lawyer's life is the life for me,
I own love it dearly.
And every season full of glee
1 take its Jaborscheerly
To 5ue or plead,
To speak, or read.
Or in the Court to be, Sir,
All's one to me,
I plainly see
It is just what I like, Sr.
The Farmer leads a harrassed life
Much like that of proud fashion's daughter,
And 'tween hisownand Mormy strife
Is always dreading wind and water.
To plow, or sow,
To reap, or mow,
He's looking round and upwards, Sir,
-To clouds to see,
To sun to see, .
His heart full of anxiety,.
He dearly earns his corn.
The farmer's styled a happy man,
Hut this I hold but humming,
He has the blues like every man.
With now and then some funning.
His fence is down,
His cow is gone,
His corn is rotted all, Sir,
It's rain, rain,
I'll not remain.
By George, I'll quit the State, Sir.
A lawyer's life then let me live,
Nor growl at other's occupation.
Nor think tint all this world can give
Is cooped up in my situation.
1 wish that you,
And farmers too.
May live both long and happy, Sir,
But do not say
Again. I pray,
That you are all creation, Sir.
Ma n and IV o m a n fixer, a ted. W m .
Clark and Hester Foster, a colored wjman.
wre publicly hung at Columbus on the
9th mst. I hse wrvlched bcimrs suffered
the penalises of the law. fir the cnoe of
murder. i hry were attended to the gil
lows by several clergymen and received all
the benefit of religious services The col
ored woman seemed much affected, and
knelt and prayed with the clergy with
much fervor ('Ink seemed utterly har
dened ami indiffeient. and reftt-ed, al'ho'
twice solicited, to kneel down on the scaf
fold, during the religious services. A short.
Cm vent, and solemn exhortation was nude
to the vt multitude, bv the Rev. Mr.
W'hncomb. In about half an hour aflc
they had ascended the seaffdd. the rone
w adjusted by Sheriff Donigan, t'-ev were
Jed to the foot of the gallows, and launch
ed into eternity.
Execution tf Hushind find iV'fe.
James Uolan and Bridge t Uol in, husband
and wife, convicied of the murder of Kufus
(. Gere in t!e mouth of August lat, were
lo have been executed at Towanda, Brad
ford county, Pa , yesterday.
J2n Outrage. Ah out 7 oYlock on Sat
urday evening, a while woman, at the cor
ner of Fourth and South Sireets, Philadel
phia, was knocked down by a stout and
muscular negro, and considerably hurt.
.A number of citizens witnessed tie trans
ition, which was loo sudden for them to
prevent., nut iney rushed to the spot lor
me purpose oi arresting trie nscaJ. lie
immediately fled up Fourth s'reet, when
chase was given, the cry of stop thief rais
ed, and he was headed ofl opposite St. Pe
ter's church yard. In an instant he was
surrounded by a mob, highly excited
by the outrage he had committed, and in
spite of the remonstrances of the more or
derly portion, they fell upon and heat him
in the mot shocking manner. After hav
ing satified themselves, they allowed some
of his frends to carry him from the ground,
a mangled example of the vengeance of an
From the N. Y. Journal of Commerce.
Unclaimed Dividends and Stocks. ..In a
former- number of this paper, we alluded to
a document recenily published by order of
Congress containing a list of the creditois
of the U. S. for principal and interest of the
old funded debt,& also for certificates of the
old unfunded debt, payable on present
tin. The whole amount of this indent
ednesson the 6th of November lat, was
2237,903 13. The number of creditor
embraced in the list is something like 8000;
most of whom, it is presumed, are deceased,
and their legal representatives are not aware
that any thing stands to their credit. It is
sid there are persons at Washington who
take advantage of this ignorance, for the
benefit of their own pockets, at the expense
of the creditors. We know of a case in
this city, where one half of a considerable
claim was relinquished to the informant,
fey a widow, on condition of his paying
orer to her the other half. To stop these
iniquitous proceedings, and because the
document in question is very difficult to be
obtained, though so recently published, we
lay before our readers (see 1st page of the
daily paper) a list of all the creditois whose
amou-its are S50 or upwards, specifying
the sum due to each. The number of such
creditors is about 600.
fcJThomas Winans, of Bal timore, and
Joseph Harrison, of Philadelphia, have
. contracted to make cars and locomotives
i for the Russian Rail Road, amounting to
J 14,000,000. Baltimore Sun.
1 ' SS
C3The New Orleans Tropic of the 3rd
' tnMant says that a suit was then in progress
before the Parish Court, brought by P.
Soule, Esq , Attorney and Counsellor at
Law, against his late client, the distinguish
ed merchant Laurent Millaudon, Esq to
recover the sum of thirty thousand dol-
forjf for professional services rendered Mr.
! MitUudon during the year 1843.
Something ArotW. -T.ie New York
j Surjsays: Four christian women have been
baptised and entered the Jewish ck'rch,
1and withing the last week have each been
arrie-d to persons of that persuasion. In
lhe(j da) of extraordinary religious excite
I ifient, when so many startling theories are
t broached, & sach extraordinary events pre-
righteous Sentence. On the 16th ult.
a man from Erie county, Pa was sentenced
to the Penitentiary in Alleghany city, hav
ing been convicted of seduction under the
law against that crime, passed al the last
session of the Pennsylvania Legislature.
Jl remarkable Child. We copied a pa
ragiaph from the Rock ville. ( Md ) Jour
nal, several days ago, giving an account of
a remarkable child with whiskers The
Journal of Friday lasi, after jtting that its
truth had been qoe;ioned, savs
Although we have not situ this won
derful prodigy, we can vouch for 'he truth
of our t-tatement, from the facts we have
gathered from respectable gentlemen who
nave seen it, as well as te attending phy
sician. Instead of exaggeration in the de
scription iiven us, we fell far shot! of the
real truth. The child, which is now four
weeks old, healthy and likely lo live, has
not only whiskers on both sides ol its lace,
nearly meeting under the chin, and as long
and as thick as any dandy would be proud
of having, but it forehead, back, shoul
ders and breast are completely coaed with
hair as thick as lamb's wool As remaika
b e as this mav seem, the tacts are as we
staed them. The child is lo be christen
ed Esau Bushrod.
RULES AND REGULATIONS,
To he observed by the Patrolfers of the several Districts in the
County of Edgecombe.
They shall go by night, at such hour or hours thereof as they
shall think will best answer the object of their appointment, to
all the houses inhabited by slaves within their respeCiive dis
tricts, once in each and every month, or oftener if necessary;
and if they shall find in any of said houses, or in the possession
of a slave, or in 3ny place of concealment, any fire arms or other
warlike instruments. or seditious publications, which they are
diligently to search for in all suspected places they shall seize
the same and present them in the state thev are found to the
Court of the County, which shall happen next after the finding,
with a return in writing specifying the time when, the place
where, and the person or persons in wh se possession or care
they were found. And if any circumstances indicating danger
to the peace or sfety of the Stite shall ait'Uid the finding, they
shall apprehend the slave or slaves on whom xuspicion shall at
tach and carry him, her or them before some Justice of the
Peace to be delt with as the law directs. On any slave 1he
shall find by night or by day more than one mile from the h use
or plantation in which he or she usually resides, without a pass
in writing or some other strong and convincing evidence of :eve
or orders from his or her owner, overseer or employer, they or
my two of them, may inflict punishment, according to the opin
ion they hall entertain respecting the drsign of the offender, not
exceeding fi teen lashes. On any slave they shall find behaving
himself in a riotous or disorderly manner, whether al or from
home, or with or without a written pass, ihey or any two of them.
may inflict a punishment according to the circumstances of the
case, not exceed in ir fifteen lashes: nrovided. thev shall be o
opinion that such riotous or disorderly belnvior did not proceed
from a premeditated design to disturb the public peace. But
when they shall see or know of a riot or other disorderly hehtvi
or among slaves, indicating danger lo the peare or safely of thi
Stat-', they shall tkeand use all necessary and proper mens to
apprehend the offenders, and having apprehended them, shall,
without inflicting any punishment, other than such as may bene
cvssary to their safe keeping, carry them before a Justice of the
Peice. to bedealt with according to law.
It is to be understood and at all times remembered, that the
object of patrolling is to prevent any public mischief without
creating private injury, and that ihereloic a slave found from
home by day or al an early hour of the night, without a pass, bui
behaving in an orderly, peaceable manner, and having in posses
sion something known to belong to his or her owner, overseer or
employrr, as a horse, an ox, &c. or seeming to be engaged in the
performance of some duty to the person to whom he or she owes
obedience, is not to be punished or turned aside, or unreasonably
detained; but the patroller or palrollers, meeting or finding
slave in such a situation, may go with or carry said slave to his or
her owner, overseer or employer, to know whether the story by
him or her told be true or false, and if false, then due punishment
may be inflicted.
And as it is known that some owners, overseers or employers
of slaves are not capable of writing it fs to be further under
stood, that a negro man of good moral character and peaceable
demeanor, is not to be punished for the mere act ol going with
out a written pass, on a Saturday night, Sunday or Sunday
night, to see his wife at a house of good fame, to which he has
been long accustomed loin such manner, by the declared con
sent of his own and his wife's master, mistress, overseer or em
The palrollers in each district of the county shall call on the
master, mistress, overseer or employer, as the case may be. for
the names of their slaves from twelve years of age and upwards,
which slaves they shall enrol on a list to be provided and kept
for that purpose; And at each succeeding time they shall go
through their district, they shall call over the names of the slaves
they have so enrolled, and if any should be absent between the
hours of 9 o'clock and 6 o'clock in the morning, or on the Sab
bath day, they shall call on the master, mistress or overseer of
such absent slaves, to know whether thev ate gone on ihcr hit-
behave insolently, they may inflict further punishment for his
misconduct, not exceeding thirty-nine lashes." . , .
And theflth section of the said Act provides "lhat any person
who shall be appointed a patrol under this Act and who shall
ref'ue or neglect to erve, shall Iv subject to a penally of twenty
dollars to be sued for by the Patrol Commitee of this particular
district, and when recovered shall be paid over by them to the
County Trus'ee, to form a fund in aid of the tax for the support
of the patrol.'
And whereas it is understood, there are persons willing to vol
unteer their services, as patrollers. in districts where a greater
number than the Court has authorised, are nqu red: Ordered,
that all such pers ns, who may be regularly appointed by the Pa
trol Committee, shall have the same powers, and authority as
other palrollers who are paid for their services.
Otdered, that the Clerk furnish each company of patrollers
with a copy of these Rules; which shall be returned by the said
patrollers to the County Court at the expiration of the time of
service; And all pitrollers hereafter appointed shall receive for
their services a raietble proportion of the fund authorised by law
to he raised for that purpose, and to he paid al the expiration of
the time of set vice, upon their lurnihing to the County C ourt
satisfactory evidence, that they have discharged their duty as
such, as far a was in their power, agreeably to the Rules laid
down for their government; ol which fact they shall make oath
if the Couit shall require it -
By Order, February Term, 1S44. Test,
JOHN NORFLEET, C. C.
Oregon. It is estimated that 2000 per
sons, in Missouri, alone, are preparing to
emigrate to Oegon in the Spring. Theed
itor of the Fredericksburg Recorder, thinks
that there is a chance th t Oregon will be
settled before ihe "Oregon question.'1
(JA talking machine is now being ex
hibited in New York. We know several
maried men to whom a talking machine is
no novelty. N. O. Pic.
("An interesting young Lady is a girl
of sixteen, that rises to breakfast prepared
by her mother, plays discordant jigs and
negro ballads on the piano 'till dinner
pays two visits every evening, and tells ev
ery body she sees, she wants to get mar
ried. Catching a Bachelor. "Why don't
you get married? said a young lady, to a
rather elderly batchelor friend.
'l have been trying for the last ten years
to find some one who would be silly
enough to have me," was the reply.
1 guess you havn't been up our way,"
was the insinuating rejoi&der.
Deaf A occasioned in a singular way. The Teller of the
Clinton Bank, Ohio, died recently of small pnx. which was com
municated by some bank notes which he was compelled to. han
dle in hU ofiVial capacity. 'I his is not the first instance in which
disease has been communicated by money. I here is a case on
record, in a book of revered authoiity, of a man who contracted
leprov. by receiving money at the hands ot one Naaman, a Sy
rian. Thi se cases were dissimilar in some respects. We sup
pose that disease of a certain character, more frequently con
tracted in the last mentioned manner. In these days when mtn
receive bribes in money, and lucrative offices, by the sacrifice of
principle, distae of a wor.e type than small pox or leprosy is
fastened upon them. And how many hundreds, not to say thou
sands, are there now in the world, who are laboring under this
moral malady in its last stage. Bal. Star.
Melancholy Suiride James J. Bertram, a young man whose
place of tesidence was in Philadelphia, committed suicide on Fri
day by shooting himself with a gun, over Schuylkill, opposite
Fairmont. It appears that he went in rompany with a friend,
to pay a visit to his mother, residing in Kingsessing. After hav
ing spent several hours tinder the paternal roof, he bade his mo
ther good bye and took his departure, gun in hand, along with
his companion, on his return to the city. Having proceeded
some distance, he suddenly stopped, and placing the muzzle of
his piece to his breast, the butt resting on the ground, he remar
ked to his friend, "What do you say, whichever of us dies first,
the other shall bury him on this spot " Agreed," responded
the other, supposing that Mr. Ii. was joking when the latter
touched the trigger with his foot, and instantly fell dead on the
spot, his chest having received the entire load of the gun. The
friend was shocked beyond description, and as soon as he could
he raised an alarm. The body of the deceased was carried back
to his mother's rrsioenee. Mr. B. was a locksmith by trade, and
did an excellent business. He had been recently in rather a mel
ancholy mood, and he was making preparations to be mar
ried in a few day s.
Sad Story A small hoy about eleven years of age, was
found on Tuesday morning in a lumber yard at the south part of
the city, nearly frozen to death. Some person passing the yard
at an eaily hour, was attracted to the spot by the groans of the
little suflettr. It appears that he is an orphan, and does not
know that he has any relations in this country, being of Irish
di srv nt. He. has obtained a scanty livine bv selling the Denny
siness, or by their special permit or knowledge. If neither cnpaperjl forseveial months past, and has slept nightly under a pile
be made appear, they shall be adjudged guilty of the san e crimeio hoards during that time, where he had gathered a quantity of
and liable to the same punishment as if caught without a permit is,r;m. m shavi,,gs. He was so benumbed by ihe extreme cold,
from home. I that he was unable to leave his sleeping place. VVe are glad to
If a disagreement should arise between the master, mistress, ,parn lnal lhe j ,j ha areaHy found a home and a friend who will
or overseer, and the patrollers, with respect lo the punishment nrove a alher to him. Boston Bav State Dent. I
r:il .1 L.ll L. ii . I i.. -f .1.. i
oi sam siave, men ii suau oe me tiuiy oi me pairuners io oroer
the said master, mistress, or overseer of such slaves, to bring
him, her, or them, before some Justice of the Peace f said coun
ty, at a lime and place which they may appoint, and on refusing
to comply therewith, the patrolleis shall apply to some Justice!
Dreadful Jlffair One of the City watchman discovered this
moin'mg about 5 o'clock, at the corner of Spruce-and Fifth
streets, a woman lyingupon the pavement, bleeding dreadfully,
whh one of h. r lesis ftaviured, and her head severely cut The
of the Peace lor a warrant, and cause said slave or slaves to ap- fay& proved to he the wife of Monsieur Frontin,
pear neiore mm or some oiner ausnceoi me i eace, io ne exim
ined for said offence, and the cost thereby incurred shall be paid
by the holder of said slave.
Jl shall be the duty of the patrollers to patrol the place or pla
ces of public worship, on the Sabbath days at the hours of public
worship in their respective distticts, and shall correct all slaves
they may find behaving themselves in a disorderly manner, or
may be found strolling about not attending to the service of the
day, and all such as may be found with any article of any kind
whatsoever to sell or dispose of in any way.
The following is an extract from the Act of Assembly, passed
at the session of 1830, and is here inserted for the information of
the patrolleis and the Patrol CommiHee as forming a part of
these rules. I he 1st section ol said Act authorises the County
Court 'lo appoint a Patrol Committee of three persons in each
captain's district in said county, whose duty it shall be to employ
The 2d section makes it the duty of the County Court 4lo lay
a tax of not more than ten cents on each taxable slave in said
county, and be applied under the direction of the County Court
to defray the expenses of the patrol."
TheUd section provides that it shall be the duty of the pat
rol to visit the negro houses in their respective district, as often
as may be necessary, to inflict a punishment not exceeding fif
teen lashes on all slaves they may find off their owner's planta
tion without a permit or pass. It shall also be the duty of the
patrollers to visit all suspected places, and suppress all collections
of slaves; it shall also be theirduty to be diligent in apprehending
all runaway negroes in their respective districts; to be vigilant
and endeavor to detect all thef's, and bring the perpetrators to
justice, and also all persons guilty of trading with slaves. The
Patrol Committee shall hear all complaints lodged against the
patrollers for abuse or neglect of duty; and shall have full power
and authority to discharge any one or more of the patrollers, and
employ others, at any time when ihey may think it expedient.
I he patrols thus employed shall have as full powers as those
heretofore appointed by the County Courts; and if uoon taking
up a negro and chastising hlth as oV directed by law, he shall
cher, and resident at No. 117 Spruce street. She alleged that
her husband had attempted to murder hT. and in endeavoring to
escape from his fury, he leped through the second story win
dow into the street. Her injuries are of a very serious character,
her life being despaired of. Frontin has been arrested, and is
now in prison awaiting an examination. Phil. Gaz. Feb. 16."
Destructive Conflagration. On the II th instant, a fire broke
out at the 0r'eans Cotton Press," in New Orleans, which de
stroyed about 9,500 bales, valued at 340.000 dollars, which, ad
ded to the damages sustained by the building, make the total
loss about 375.000 dollars: the whole of which is said to be fully
coveted by insutance. The building was considered the largest
in the world, being 652 feet in front, by 30S in breadth. It was
built at a cost of 763.000 dollars, and has been for some years
leased at 25,000 per annum.
Horrible. The latest dates from Vickshurg inform us of a
tragedy that recently look place in Clark county, Mississippi.
Mr. G. W. Gardner had left home for the purpose of hunting
hogs, leaving in charge of his house his wife and children, and a
little brother about thirteen years old. On returning, he found
his house burned down. Thinking that the family were near
the place, he called them several times, but receiving no answer,
he examined, and found their bones among the ruins. It is
supposed the family were murdered and the house set on fire. .'
Cure for Bnts. writer in the Columbia Planter gives the
following remedy for bots: As soon as symptoms of bols appear,
raise the upper lip of the horse and with the sharp point of a
knife scarify the inner coat of the lip (beginning at the top) mak
ing a number of slight gashes, transversely causing it to bleed
slightly. A ease has never come under my observation (and i
have cured many) in which this simple mode of treatment did
noi succeed instanlly. The most violent paroxysms will be re
lieved in five minutes. What connexion or sympathy there may
be between the lip and maw, I leave to cuu,! iqd learned