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""tvRBOliO' :llA NUARY 12.
The bnllottings for Speaker still con
tinue in the House but no election.
On We dnesday last, Ranks received 92,
lVichurdsou GS, Fuller 28, Pennington
Gj Scattering 5 votes.
I) mocrattc National Convention.
The Democratic Committee met at
Washington City on the 8th inst., and
after a brief discussion as to a proper
day for the holding of the National De
mocratic Convention, they fixed upon
June 2Ld as the time of meeting. The
Convention will be held in Cincinnati.
On Saturday night last, snow fell in
diis vicinity to the depth of five or six
inches, bwiug the first of the season.
In consequence of ihe heavy rains
we have had during the past fortnight,
there has been quite a freshet in Tar
river, but not to an injurious extent.
It has fallen, however, and is now again
an a navigable condition.
TIio whole animal creation are subject to
;ll.vc.;?e but few die from sickness where
instinct is their only physician. The benefi
cent Creator has given the various plants
and roots for the cure of disease; and it is
noon this great truth that Dr. Hampton ba
se:; thc many wonderful cures of his celebra
te 1 Tincture.
Truth is- mighty. Y"e appeal to our own
citi.oti?, Wherever fairly tried the same
5;:-.v:cs!j attends its use in chills and fevers,"
uiieajes of the liver, stomach and bowels.
As a CUOLEK A preventive, it has been
truly successful. Coughs, dyspepsia, rhcu-
m::t!s:.i, &c. yield to its gentle sway
Fonnle medicine and for delicate children,
we li'jlievo it has no equal.
For sale by Geo. Howard.
To dress and beaut iff the Hair .'M
3..xALi the hair soft, strong and glossy, Lorn.
r.,-.u it o.,i i t i , r... .V
' : t clean, and rids the scalp from acurf and
daiidruOfl . A few times using this delicious
v tonic; will makeherppl jLttUui
Pi ice of Pork.
The Petersburg Express states that
in Charlottesville, Va.; within th past
thirtv davs. cork has fallen from $9
per hundred to $6.25. In Kentucky,
pork is quoted at 5.75 a 6 U0. m
Indiana, at $5.25 a
$0.00 'a 6.25.
5.50. InQUio, at
This tribunal met in Raleigh on
Monday of last week. Present, Chief
Justice Nash and Judge Bittle Judge
Ptarson bein absent on account of do -
mestic afflictions. There were a large
number of licenses granted for 'practi
sing law in the Superior and County
Courts of this State, but to no pVrsan
from this vicinity.
The Legislature' of Texas have pass
ed a resolution, 73 yeas to 3 nays, ap
proving the course of Thomas J. Rusk
in voting for the Kansas Nebraska act,
and disapproving the course of Samuel
Houston in voting against it.
jgT"The two negroes, the property of
Col. MoruiEg, charred with the murder
of Mr. Peebles, of Johnston county,
have been arrested and lodged in Smith
field jail. . -
63rThc Raleigh Standard says: It
affords us great pleasure to learn that
Mr. Sineltary, the young; gentleman
who wis injured by a pistol shot at thc
University, at thc beginning of the va.
cation, is rapklly recovering. His
wound, though a severe one, seems not
to have been as d ingcrous as was at
first app-chcuded. x
i - i
, Railroad Accident,
The Wilmington Herald says: Just
as wo are going to press, we learn that
an accident occurred upon the Wil
mington and Manchester Road last
night, at Rattlesnake Grade, by which
several persons were more or less inju
red, among them, Messrs. Charles
Baldwin and E. L. Sherwood, of this
town. Mr. Baldwin's injuries, it is
feared, may prove fatal. He is since
The Murfreesborough Gazette learns
that on Wednesday uight.- Jno. Free
man. Esq., ex-sheriff of Bertie, was shot
by some person unknown. At an early
hour of the uight he was attending to
6oine business in the y ird near his
dwelling, when the report of a gun was
heard and he fell to the ground wound
ed. A ball passed through the fleshy
part cf the thigh, and the whole limb
and the lower poition of his body was
perforated by buckshot. The larger
portion of the shot have been extracted,
but at the date of our last adfiees Mr.
Freemau was said to be in a critical sit-
Mr. B. W. Thstcb was vajl.iM and
shot on Saturday, Stb ult., about 2 o'-
clock, near his residcuce in Chowan
county. It is said that Mr. Thatch had
a large sum of money about him at the j
time he was shot. David Morris, a .
notorious character, has been arrested
B i tsol tofle.
Upwards of 2,000 copies of the Rcvi-j
scd Code of this State hive been recci-j
ved at. this place, and the Governor is!
making arrangements to nave mem uia-
a irrn nfirr'.'ui nr inp. rrsimi: nas
. . . f . 1 1 I
been shipped and is diily expected. !
The delay has been owing to the dim-
culty of obtaining vesicls, although the j
" ""ok r-
3 . . n v 1 1 w-i in I It it t , i I ri t r
ton or Norfolk. But for this thc whole
edition, we are informed, would have
been here in time for distribution by
The printing and binding were done
by Little, Brown & Co. of Bostoo.
Ha high Standard.
New Methodist JJjyiscofttl Hiprr.
Wre have received the first uumber
nf tlie 'Xnrth Carolina Christian Ad-
voeaie," printed in this city at thc
nf thf nf?iv am) ntlta.l
I ' I I 1 tl V ...v-v v . t. l( A VVI I ' (
vy iiiu ltuv. Alum.- x. ucuiii,
is handsomely printed.
The selections and editorials are in
good taste aud ot a superior stamp.
Wc arf P,caSL'd hsCT that .Mr
a1 11IU s euui'riais un".nu a spirn oi
kindness and gwd will. lie expressly
HjrdtcJares that while he will defend the
rli ..t-i.o ntt1 I cftrvt I na nt ta. o.Vtirob
'all bitterness and personalities shall
bo excluded" from his columns.
The '"Advocate" is published at
SI 50 per annum, in advance. Tho Lird there is a fir swjply on mar
lilitor has established the cash p-rinei- kct, and we rtc smill s;ilcs of N. C.
pie. Tins is the best course for both
Editor ani subscribers. ib.
J6T"We talvc pleasure in stating that j
we have made an arrangement with B
g Hcdrick, Esq., Professor of Agri-ul
j tural Chemistry in the University of;
. t- . t i i
ortu VJarouna, id virtue oi wuieu "e
will soon enter upon the editorial du-
tics connected veith this paper.
Estimates have been male of t?e
ith 0f tlte advertisements of the
1 Cosmopolitan Association, as they ap-
poared in the newspapers last year.
Averaging each insertion at 10 incites,
it was found that, all together, the ad
vertisements would have formed a
strip of paper, 2 inches in width, four
teen hundred miles in lenyth! Some
reading matter, that cost the Associa
tion a nice sum of money.
The Illustrated Catalogue is printed
upon 360,000 sheets, 24 by 3K inches
giving an art a of 328,000,060 square
ineacsl a few broad miles of printed
matter! The sebool master must be
abroad to instraet the peonle to read.
a 1 -
The postages paid to government and
created by the Association, it is estima
ted, amount to $15,000 per year, in
cluding correspondence and catalogues,
postal matter, magazines, 5cc. r
Fourteen persous are now daily cm
ployed iu the Western of&ce, and eight
in the Eastern office, mailing, corres
ponding, &e. Catalogues have been
forwarded to all the Postmasters in all
thc States of the Union California,
Oregon and Utah included Tne uum
ber of Postmasters called iuto requisi
tion is about 23,000 most of whom will
act as agents of thc Association.
The number of Honorary Secretaries
already appointed in the principal cities
and towns of the Union amounts to 1500.
By these items the reader may tnfer
ihe extent and value of the operations
of this Association. Predicting the fu
for.5 from the, past an eminent success
awaits it. Reyistcr.
Later new from Europe.
The steamship Canada has arrived at
New York, with Liverpool dates to the
22nd ult. ,
Affairs in the Crimea and Asia re
Reported treaty between Sweden and
the Allies confirmed. ,
The cotton market is languid flour
remains dull corn lower provisions
improved money market more strin
Tarboro Market, Jan. 11.
Turpentine. Dip, SI 75 to 2 00.
Tar SI 00 to 1 25.
Scrape, 30 to 35 cts. per 100 lbs.
Corn, 82 75 to S3 00 per bbl.
Bacon, 13 to 15 cts.
Lard, 12 J to 35 era.
Cotton, 7 to 8 cts.
Pttrrfibttrt Market, Jan. 8
Carefully corrected weekly by N. M.
Martin, Bro. & Co., Grocers and
Commission Merchants. No.
129 Sycamore street,
Wheat During the pas week the
traris;ietions in this article have been
i;,u;foi. wjfn light receipt. We note
lft an i;r;d;iv. of riiv white at
S2 OS to-d-iy the market is less ani
mated, and we hear of no sales over
S2 a 2 05 for prime red and white
inferior and medium cradts SI 65 a
(tton There is a bettor fcclinz
ovinwd in t(lis tiee nn thc pirr. 0f
cl it, uri:irJ tendency.
We fjuote good parrels at 8 a
. .? i c
stricTJV nr me would eommanx
Mo.t houvn demand 9 c for prime
, tjJ .Q fetonJ Th(J rcccipts cntinuc
Ofn the demand frr this article is
limited. Wc qu fe prime new at 80 a
8-4 c. per buh?l or 50 pounds.
Beans medium to prime white $1 a
1 25 "navy," i 45.
Peas black eyeJ, 95 a I 00 clay ,
85 c. blaok, 85 c.
Clover seed scarce and unusuallv
high. Prime, $10 a 101 per bushed
of 60 pound.
Wilmimjton Nir?;rt) Jan. 8.
Turpentine the receipts have been
larger the pat week than for some
time previous, and wc note a decline of
20 cts. per bbl. for both qualities yel
low, S2 30 hard, 1 30.
Corn wc note thc receipt per rail
road, since last review of some 7 a 800
bushels, which were to order and have
g'Wie into dealers hands selling from
store at 90 cts per bush, iu lots.
Bacon the supply continues f;iirf
both of N. C. and westrrn, and wc have
no change to note in price hams, 16J,
j hog round 15 cents.
at 14 cts per lb in bbls.
Pork fresh comes in slowly and
sells from carts at 8 a 10 ets. per lb.
At Rocky Mount, Nash county, on
; iimuav. nt iiiiu ik'b.. i:ir. nr. n
o .1 ' iL. r.i). j r ..' totp .
; vn - "-'"uu,
JH Mr. Henderson Poling to Miss
Sarah E. WouiUe, both of Edgecombe
couniy. ICafctgA Standard.
NEW Buckwheat Flour,
Potash, 1st and 2ad sort, for the ex
peditious maiing of soap,
Fresh Orange county Butter,
Rio and Laguira Coffee, .
Liverpool grouod and blown sack Salt,
Porto Rico Molasses for sale by
R- T. Hoskins $ Bowditch.
Tarboro', Jan'y 1st, 1856. ,
RAN A WAY from the subscribe on
the 22nd of Dec'r, a negro man named
Kit .Boyd. s
Said negro was purchased of Mr, Tho
mas Hussey, of Tarboro', and is suppo
sed to have gotten off the train at
llocky Mount and have made his way
He is about 21 years old, dark com
plected, iss 5 feet 5 inches high by mea
surement, bad otv when he left a yellow
hat took with him a large double blan
ket, gray or lead colored.
I will give S100 Reward for hfe deli
very in Richmond, Ya., at Lumpkin's
jail, to If ugh Hag an.
P. S.. Said boy is a cooper by trade.
XV iv liw.j: .1.1
j Jaa'y 7, 1850. ' ' ; 2-5
500 sacks u V and G. A:, n w land
ing andfor sale by
A". M. Martin, Bro. & Co.
J29 Sycamore st.
Petersburg, Jan. 2, 1856. "
Bagging and Rope.
A SUPPLY on hand and for sale by
N. M. Martin, Bro. & Co.
- 129 Sycamore st.
Petersburg, Va. '
200 bbls "coffee", crushed and pulveri
zed Sugar, for sale by
N. M. Martin, Bro. fc Co.
129 Sycamore st.
A SUPPLY of Lagu i vra, Bio, and
Old Government Java, ou hand ad f r
sale by N. M. Mart in Bro. & Co.
500 kes Aralon, Cumberland and oth
er approved brands, fur :Ie by
X. M. Martin, Bro. A Co.
120 Sycamore St.
Town of Wi Jm hi 1 on
Six per cent. Slock.
TWO Hundred Shares of 3100 each,
of the stock authorized to be issued by
thc Town of Wilmington for the pur
pose of purchasing a suitable Lot and
erecting thereon a Town Hail, will be
fir sale on the 1st day of January, lS-O.
This stock is redeemable on the 1st day
of January, 186, bears interest at the
rate of six percent, per mmnm, paya
ble semi-annually fo the holders of the
warrants or coupons attached to the
several certificates, aud for the pwynuenf
of interest rceruinj; and of the stock
when due, the Commissioners of the
Town ?rc empowered anil rcqvired to
provide by taxation, on the real aud
personal property of thc Town; in addi
tion th'Teto. for the ultimate redemp
tion, of this stock, a siukinir fund is re
quired by law, to be created to which
is to be ailed from year o year, not
less than One Thousand Dollars,
Any further details in reference to
this most desirable investment, will be
furnished by application either in per--u,
nr by letter to the Treasurer of the
Town. It. Morris, Treas'r.
Dec. 29h. 1-3
SALE OF L AND,
WILL BE SOLD, on Wednesday,
the 23rd day of January next oa the
Plantation of the late Edward B. Dud
ley, about five miles from Jacksonville,
In Onslow County,
The Plantation containing, about 4000
teres of Land, of which 2000 acres are
cleared, and uuder fence, and iu fine
order for planting, and the resr are
woodland. This well known Planta
tion is one of the most valoable in Eas
ter S. Carolina, and ofTers a rare op
portunity to' porsons wishing to pur
chase Lands. It is situated on New
Hirer, about 25 miles from the Ocean,
with free i! ready access to the mar
kets of New Berne, and Viltningioa,
there are three good Landings on the
Plnntntinn at xA voaA nf a small
size may load. There are on the PI in-
tation an excellent two story Dwelling
House, and all proper outhouses,
seer's house, eabins to accommodate
200 negroes, t wo large barns, a steam
saw mill, io fine order, with a thrasher,
cot tou Gin, and Grist mill attached.
-All the said buildings being in excel
lent repair. At thc same time aud
place will be sold 35 valuable slaves,
all the Com, (about 7,000 bushels,)
fodder , and peas, &c.; 14 mules, 20
horses,, about 300 hogs, about 150
sheep, about 100 head of cattle, and the
plantation stock and farming utensils.
Terms of sale for the Plantation
3.000 cash and the balance at one, two
and three years credit with interest
from sale foe the other property all
sums under SI 00 cash; all sums over
$1.00 and tinder $200, six months cred
it; all sums over S200, six and twelve
months credit. For the deferred pay.
ments, notes 'Tsith approved sureties
will be required in all cases, bearing
interest from date.
Mr. Robert Dudley, who resides on
the Plantation, will give any .informa
tin in regard to it, and will show it to
any one desirous of purchasing, or by
applying to the subscribers at Wilming
ton, N. C, any information will be
given. C J Dudley,
Wm. fl. Dudley,
Wilmington, Dec. 24, 1855.
Turner's Nith Cant tina
4Imaiiac for 1856
For t he Nw Ycacr.
WE offer for sale the following New
Ladies French cloth Cloaks, in man;
colors and styles,
Dress and cloak Trimmings, in moss,
ioire antique, plush and velvet,
Bonnet and trimming Ribbons, in new
. combinations of color and style,
Freuch black DeLaines & Bombazines,
blue, butf and pink De
New plaid and striped DeLainesJJ and
' English and American Calicoes,
Curtain material, in muslin and Freuch
Blue and black Velvets,
Ladies' quilted, cactus and whnlebone
and French Marseilles,
dress silks iu new styles
black dress1 silks, iu plaids and
stripes, for sale by
11. T. Lfslcins & Bowditch.
Tarboro', Jan'y 2, 1856.
V M. fflariin, San & Co.r
Gcucral Commission Merchants,
N. M. Martin, Brother Co.,
Grocers & Commission Merchants,
Partners residing in Richmond.
N M. Martin, Walter K. Martin.
Partners residing in Petersburg.
R. A. Martin, (lite of the firm of Mc-
llwaine, S m & Co.)
II. 1 P!ummcr, Jr.
Ko. Tanuahirl, formerly of Tarboro',
fSfSfrnt personal attention given to
the sale of Cotton, Grain, Tobacco, &o.
WILMINGTON, N. C.
ONE THOUSAND POUNDS
Of Live Geese Feathers.
THE highest cash prices will be
paid, or Furniture exchanged for them
at very law rates.
Call at F. L. BOND'S
Fn rf it tire lVare lio om
Tarboro', Dee. 20, 1855.
46 doz Chairs for sale,
Prices ranging from S8 to $20 per doz.
Call at F. L. BOND'S
Furniture Wnre Hooxn.
Tarboro', Dec. 20, 1855.
WE shall soon be in receipt of
Imperial 3 plj Carpctin
; r.n OO do
Ingriiin do '
Twilled Yenitian do
Ovcr-jl'm do do
Cotton warp Ingrain do
j 6-4- woollen Druggets,
All of whieh we shall offer at such
priees as will induce buyers.
i?. T. Hokius & Boicditch.
Dec. 20th, 1855.
Call and Buy
A FEW of the many conveniences
AT P. tj. BOND'S
' LONG ESTABLISHED
Furniture Ware Room.
TarboroVDec, 20, 1855. .
House Btiifding, &c.
THE subscriber respectfully informs
the inhabitants of Edgecombe and ad
jacent counties, that he purposes carry
ing on business as
And is prepared to execute all jobs en
trusted to him in a workmanlike and
expeditious mauncr. Houses built in
every variety of style, and repairing
done at the shortest notice and on rea
sonable terms. All I ask is a fair trial.
, A. S. Ellison.
Tarboro'; Jan. 1,1850.
TU 2 next session of this InsMtmi
will open on Wednesday, tlie zn j
The. Faculty is admirably orjranizr,,
The determination of thoStotkliulJr
is, to maintain a corps of Teachers
shtill be selected on the gniund of
rior qualification. The new Collet
fice is advancing to its completion, .,nj
will bi one of the most commodious ani
handsome buildings in North Carolina
Until that be finished, the scholastic rx
ercis s will be held in the housos nnw
of .I'lil! nrr in till (lullorrn nrAim.l.
the Pupils will be boarded in excell
families, under the supervision of the
President, and a few young Ladies can
UU Ui'fliutu iu Ill's iciiijiij. liealt?)
of . the village is good, and the School
has just closed a prosperous session.
For Circulars containing all necessary
information, Parents and Guardians
will ploH.e apply to Dr. Class, Prcsi-
or to the subscri
ber. Ym. K. Lne,
Dec. 24. 1 85. lwt of StociV.
The Washington, N. C. paper copy,
Male Depnitment Mr. II. B. Farnr.
Fernale do. Misses Maria E. Fislicr
and Anu E. HoIIister.
THE next session of this Institution
will commence on Mouday, the 7th day
of January, aud continue five months.
Charges for Tuition, the same as
The present session terminates on thc
21st of the present month.
By order of the Do:.rdot Trustee?,
John Not-fleet, Secretary.
Tarboro', December 10th, 1855
Mr. & Mrs. Owens
THE present session closes with the
14th inst: and a new one will begin
on the first Monday in January, 1850.
Franklin County. N. C.
THE ensuing Term for 1850, will
open on the 1st Monday in January.
Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Richardson,
Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Stone, Assistant
Mr. R. J. Taylor and Miss M. h
Towsley, Assistants, respectively of the
Mai and Female Departments, which
are distinct, occupying separate 13uil
dings in opposite parts of the town.
Mr. Stone is a graduate of Burling
ton University, and has been Principal
of the Royalton Inst, for several yean
The former friends of. Miss. M.
Stone, will recognise her in Mrs. Stone.
Miss T. is a graduate of Troy Fern.
Expanses as heretofore, and one-hilf
payable in aduanc.
Franklinton is located immediately
on the Raleigh and Gaston It. K,
about 30 miles north of Raleigh.
Catalogues sent on application to thc
Principal. Dec. 14, 1855.
Who wants Land?
THE Subscriber has for sale, a valu
able Tract of La ml, containing
Over 1200 Acres,
Which he will sell in oue body, or ui-
vidc as specified below to suit the con
venience of purchasers.
To wit: One Tract, containing 2
Acres One Traet, 400 Acres- ani
two Tracts containing 300 Acres each.
These lands are well timbered and well
supplied with Mud and Marl. For
stock raising Farm, the above hm facil
ities exeelled bv none. Ou it, i
large Hay Meadow, which has be?n
known to yield, over hundred stack?
of Hay per season and near by is
beautiful Luke, which is the resort
the whole neighborhood for fishing an
sliootinjr sikl cUtek tho supply
which U unlimited. Persons wishing
to exiimine the above Lands, will ap
ply to the subscriber, Smiles north o
Hilhardstou, Nash county, N. C.
J. II. Ilarrrtson.
A NIOE assoitittctrt erf Indies silk,
vclret, cloth and merino Cloaks, Tal
mas aud Mantillas.
WFD&ELL & II ART,
Tarboro', Sep. 14.
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