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- -afrnDistrie "Was hew in
Gilsevile totake into somidcration the
gsbjent of appointing Dolegates to the
Democtie State Coeention to be held
a CeOamia the fearth monday in May
th Presiadeo of the United States.
T.he * owtlaUs eting trere briefly
ssauti Capt. William F. Colcock, its
..4W hisb-Mbsstu et
Sq. sddressed the meeting, in an able
Mm aerti,? o _ci'diC by
inoih tibeb from its
~fet Pesidegtbtd Pe
- ;ngsitater d Balti
'i~s1te~r1 pat: of May, A. D.
- - deem ras. espe
- to aecede to any
been - already
their proigs ae
:t wi neither he respecful
to paSty concord to
bjs4eef; assiged to show it
'all , C itis duie to the Pea
-1" ibstice, id which all are
it, and,- to so august a
'ke't to the taint day
nini the election"
in~s~eul'of the aeveral cat
&sierjtainel. and no sosp'
_0~ ~ b 01W"1It,& sed- by a
jg se tbuh st mat
I- the Snuh, the
an-- u o to Conta&l hbreelf
che empty verbal pledges of
slsito which she has beeP
adbetvnyed. eve'al in the
"I a ite Tariff Act of 1S42
'oesity ofasperial caution ar
-OO~I tgbher support o -.any
O W ft gitibc it or the coming
.g"take way alt prond for
iiae ibe whiole- value or the*
1 Wegle h the-Presideney
.lI eft tifSons of prineiple
.rt opposing part. it
-F hebenespelee.. 1o eable us lo
- s meawitb eee the
ttira nimont i
tg~o~hNO1~di~ff# e being
t hiet~ iibtt isjlslt Cswventions
bi% - neev bold. to6 chanze ii
*inj than bai been given.
1 "to-distriL e and
16ibilsf of unfair
A ith. m"an of the
- tie necesuhy .r
I- ftrv mcqu
; w re Wg ohe Plan
atnh trill virtusily exclude
~~~sr~ani~ionre in the Conven
feitie t te enddates
- O 55o1e recentlyI into the
time slosn, be allot
tio of their laimu be-.
ijoby the Psople.
2: ,A~dthe proper mode.o
- umT ef enga Syac
th!dias to ie the wisest plaov;
~.08,s't5Itlother plans were better
.l hs 'ine likely. off all
.t ee gin fawtisYUtt(ettin tu1tle pets.
be parte esteernedi as candli
up what is the prime
~~ to' pretesn',- party
- i('the apgrosching
jeaOto: otvre tttenese at
w~e~w~oa the absens'e 'of
atjrto n~OIfor ~as nigU
peof the r
anmercO~q usltby cou
~~Idiltaa ttoA, nor fall
4 ~ w stoe lh ianto
?~ry tat ~!taSl5the tiato
* eothe lyge
la~ j e a
tells for itelf(; nor vet whet the election
of President devolves pon the House of
give one equal vote cacti, and no more;
Because, if the object of i popular bon
vention be to collect and express l'a"rly
the popular will, this made of votix is.
exactly calculated to. 4eeat it, by arbi
tarily ileelctig ~the vorces of minorities.
who might together help to form a ma
jority, and enabling a few large Statesto
cdashine and give out that as the will of
the which is the will of perhaps bu
in'incons erite portenonr' ; Beause
no scheme could be are fatal to the inde
pendence:df the weaker Statesby* ena
bing the largert correct that natural ten
dency to divisions among themselVes from
excessive magniude, in which lies one of
the greatest searities of the small, iand
bring heiriwhole eleetbral power -nobro
he.,intWsmvery struggle fur power; Be
cause a NaimualConreniom voting ithis
way .weald be open to every objoelion
whtch.hought, such signal overtbror :0n
the old Ccagruusiqoal Cauces sstem, and
necessarily .ok such fagrant toustiee as
must beget disse.sioca instend oF appeas
ing them, ind.-bring dowlfall with the
people, on any pary so forgetful or right,
of. reason, of truth, aso emproy it as a
mean.ofelevution to -power.
4.. Brsed, That we nominate the
Hon..JOBN.C. CALHOUN. as a candi
date for Presideat of the United Sta:es,
awd declareour belief that the L'gilature
of the. State.. in uianimously presenting
him in the Union few this august dignity at
its late session,-only faithfully expresel
the sentiments of the- people of South
Canlina, Witlhosu dtinetiutotf prties.
.5 Resered. That we cordially approve
of th eutlof a State Cmventiont to meet
in vuiamtria on the fourth Monlhay or the
neat Mousl.as suggested by the Ih-mocra.
lie Pany of Charleston. and aptpoinat the
fullowingi Delegares $a attend in onr be
lialf, vi-: frtin Prince Williamts, W. F.
Cair-iek. W. F. Iluntin; St. leniea. R.
De Tfsville. Dc l. 91. . Sans: St. Pe
we.. . Lartigue. A. J. Lataont. Wmll. M.
Buwick, Jr., S. LakeN. Esinece S. P.
Belinger, W. E. Alartin. A. Rhett.
FoA 9e CkstrlegStn Maerg.
PUBLIC MEETING IN COLLETO'N
According to previous tntiro & meeting
of the enisens of Colleman District was held
at Walterlinrough, on Motday. 3 April,
1843. to take into consideration the pro
priety of semiling d'legaies to a State
Conventin of the Dmacratic Par.y,pro
psed to be hold at Coluabit, cin the
fourth Monda!1y ia Miay next.
The meesing was urtranized tby eaing
John J. LAmmeks, Esq'. to the ebnii. afrd
appointed Asebd. Campbel. E4. erre
tary.- Whcemupon- the ifilwing Resniti
to was aubmitted by Col. M. E: Car.
and unanimnusly adupitd.
-Rwotredi .That a Conuniouce or fifneen
members. to conrist of seven fro'n St.
ltarthleutnews., four (rmi St. (leorges,andl
four (mm. St. Pauls be appeinte tg con
*ider and report oir d propribty of send
ing. Delegates fo Convention of the Dem
nemtic pafiy W. be 'hu01 at Columbia op
the 1ou"rth umOndy iw IMay nt AlsU to
aominate suitable- persons it be appointed
delegater, Nutt the aumlner popetM -be
sent frmm-each Parisi.
Amt the foliowing aerfe appnt er.
&t Bar ntrwis.--M. E. Carn. Gen.
Warren. Charles lE. Miiler. 5R. 1. ilealon,
Davids Watter, John l.- Raysur, It (-.
bS 'aufr.-Tirns W. Bienne..W. W.
Clement, Wai. Mc~eod, C. VYWalter.
St Georges.--~ S. Bean. Wmn. War
ae, RL E. Moaorer,. John Uisey, Sanr. A
libe t'tommitter retireaf, and orr coming
int by their Chairinan, Col. M!. E. Carat,
repurted the follwing preamible ani reso
ibtionh whtich were sidopted ummwimously.
*The C.ommiitted appnted' to eunmi~1er
awireport on the -propriety of' appointingc
Delegates to a- State Conaventiona of the
Dkemocratieiphthlie Pairay, propoased to
be hekd in Colinubia n the 4th' Mlbuda)n
That on the election of the ilon. Johno
C. Calhoun, to the next Presidontey, your
Comtmittee believe, depends in a treat
measure the success of thec great constitu
tiunal deetrineef the Demneratil(Repub
lieas-partytlfthils Un:ion, andgthat- in htis
tnotinatiwn, our Legislawre has but ex
preeted 'time unanimeos wish of' thbe whole
State. 1Vant Conumittee belhie etbat our
kegisutures acted wisely in submitting
theinominatlten to rte decisin of aN
tional Contvetntifn- of- the paity. .whicit
uhune eaen give utaniity to its- actiOn in
the .m'poranlt canvass.
But at 'the sanme lime that your Com-.
urluee ave 'adling to submit this twlioo
sub'jeet to the aetioni or a National Con-.
vention:. yet tileybelieve there nre grave
guestions.intvolvin g seriously the interest
of- a large portioofuI the Ujnion which
should be discussd and' arranged before
the parny-can becoine unamousr an it
mnovements on -the qunestion of the-Presi
"' hr dhe flst- plae, it is important to fix
olud thiedme'whenthe proposed Canyen
dive sbgll take place. 'YoUr Comnmitte
bielieve-that it would bi, unwise gnd aeb
ee ia r the partyin the tdenting States to
becotme cotmt*Itted in Cotiveo, bsfore
thie Whig Tariff of J84Whas been adjiis
ted upon the princeiI~ forttaly an'd re
plaiedly avo'aedh'the party. Onere ya
wit laive majority in the next Congress,
and'-will abusequent hiave the-power to
adjest th.-'duties opon hieprti tmn-a'ratio
ecbibtinble Yo the stded 'princj let of
polItIkal-eat~h atdtbevtal interesth
7 Jh s iy npaiwer in the next
OottgreeriV b djtastment, it wfoul
lguase * ub for Sbhdmrnter
We 64iie t idth decisiotf of si
es (ai~ welt at
1~~~~of dfr iIteui bt sbonti be
In wmennsanner settledi as soon at netl
J 61 the of
ese as well as tIother qu isons neces
sary to enable the party in this Su.t. to
act with unanimity for the best interests -of
' Your Committee wottlbi thprefore re
pectfully recomnud the adppiv of the
followisg Itesohtions :
1. Resclred, That in the opinion of this
moeting, ine National Coovention of the
Democratic Party to nominate a candi
date for.the nexti'retsidency, shogid pot
bhoheld, until the next-Catagress- his adf
time to adjust the Tarilf question accord
ing'ioe-primciples and pledges formerly
and repeated expressed.
2. Reolvd, TFhat this mtccing-approve
of a State Conveqion of the Democratic
Party proposed to beheld at Columbia o
the fourth Monday in, May next, and re
commend the following genlemen as sui
table iersons to represent this Di:trict in
For St. Bartholomews.-T homas E y
sor, 1). S. Henderson, Josiah '1. Perry,
and Lewis O'Bryan. Sea'r.
For St. Pards.-Benjamin Perry, and
Hawkins S. King.
And for St. George's.-Edward L.
Hutchinson and William Murray.
3. Resolved, That In case any or the
geutlemcn appointed by this neetitg de
cline acceptiu- said appointments, or are
unale toatcd, the Chairman of this
IeeTing is autuflized to supijly any such
On motsin of E. J. Webb, Esq.
Jesulrrd. That tle proceedin . of this
meeting be published in the Charleston
3lercury, and Courier.
The mctit then aidjounted.
JOllN .J. L I3IACKS, Chirwan.
A. CArIPPr1LL. Stx'ry.
2! The Sparulburg Juorital, frin, wirlth
we coppy the fhlowig, deserves well of its
Disinet ; the WVhiggiea mso doubt wig *'crq it
dewse" lout we hopte t:se Democrats will nlot
qsufer its editorn w.i fox the nedft-sp
7ie nrxt Prrehency. -We hape xff ar
readerv have seen the cll in the yournat
to the Whigs of Spartatborg, to r;.lly on
the 1t- Mouiny i April next, furttbe pur
pose of saking thecessory measures. to
e represented in the Whig Couvemsaion,
al aid in tihe nomination of Henry Clay
for the next Presideat. Where rise said
Clay Whigs are' to cime from passeth
ur instlersiaaiding. 'Fhre ire tint, fifty of
them in the olistrict, t wimal be utterly
impositsle for the opponenis of 51r. Cal
how. Rt aise a tempest in-a on pot, much
more it the great district of Spartanburgh,
and we would respectfully suggesi4tfat the
tst lay of April would be far sore appro
riare fit. the Clay Whimg to assemble
tns the it onday.
It is prepst erou-i to suppnse that a rith
f these votes east against 31r. Vat Hu
ren can be induced to vote against Air.
Calhoun. Those utsers as- every body
knows were mostly old nullifiers; the ene
mles of M1r. Van Hurot to be sure, but ihe
: nd fiemen of Mr. Calbouns
riends. ,r was the :tirn ant not :-v W
sures .of the Democratic party 06L the
voteix for Gen. Harr'aou were oppostlio.
Apiley nhollatter tbemselves that any
buf the hal d.zeu genuine Tariff and
Bank Whies or the Districtan lie broutht
to sulppnrz the clitins orflouery Clay, will
ftud thetmselves sadly dis-sppoilsteci.
We spealk this much for the sake of tihe
truth at houme and abrssnd. Qbjr papier is
neuteito intpuoities andl'free fhr the Whigs
tin nake their call in rr they clan get up
a shanelow of a meetina and appoinra ucle
gate,.wrhy let them-dhdi so in weclcomec.
No dis~trict itn South Ciarolinta is mnorc
warmry and enathulaiastically devoaed'tos
air. Calhoun than this. Spustuanburgls is
Democratic to sihe back lioue mnd 3Mr. Cary
houtn its their demhocrati candiditte 1;h th6
Tiac National Convrafion.-T he icis
town (Pa.) liepublienn, of the 2:24 inasn
in speaking~ of the Demnocratic National
Coymtn-remtarks, "lt is now general
ly encsieded that this brady will nsot assem-'
blehbeforo thc time (Miny 1$ 14 i::deed- a
departure trumn the estabhshecd usage of
the party would inevitably result in our
completke rrut at the Preaidskzaa election.
It would lean strous pretext for refusing
to support the nominee whoever ho maight
b.. that maid certainly bes taken advan
tge of.. We obiserve with' pleasure that
the D'emocracy of New H ampshire. Ltsu
isiana, Ken'tucky. 51srylami., and 31ausa
chusetts, have all expressed an unequivo
cal opinion in favor of thsesprinag at 'td4.
Virgiiar we see with regret recommenderde
next November. Tnhis willureverhe ne-.
quiesees5 iu. Thr is hant ne sentimnent
perades the party in' this Siate on the
questian of time. The laite .day is popular
with the Demucrascy ofthe Kecy~sone."
Tennaee.-The I~tnxville Argus. a
ably consdiacted and etflcieat paper, gives
us the iost cheering teconts of the pros.
pets or the D~emocracy in Tennessee. It
sas: "We believe that now Democratic
candidates are'in the Beid innearly esery
contyandistict wbere it-is contempla.
ed- to run any.. and-wea take peculiar
pleas.':n in recordingrzsheir natneit I
there isasplit or dmieoonaouranks in
regard to -legislativaecandidates,1i*e have
not heard-ofit. .U Alart united! The
pa .ayresecive of pereossipteferene
have' in each ease put forwarhi their- best
andtrngst men-men -whirarnooiy
detertuae, to "do or. die."r ktm who -are
moe thatn able-to meet os-the stomp,:the
abless champions oif Whiggery. 'There is
*no back, out"vin one of.-them, and thre
Argus gathers fresh courage -for theap
prachingfghst-whre it is known-thiatit is
nhe aided by suchb champios".-ehm
ingt on .
Medauchoty Acident.-Twi children.
one a en~of-Mr Thomsas-Hrsrday; about
six years ot b6hOhdasa-'df eI. James
RI llies.- about eight a old,-were
drowned in anttempdage-ens. Upson's
Creek, to thiscounty, on Fridgy moraig
last:- TIhe body of the last tflhiOtted has
nt yet been recoed -Whigtef
schr. i tary Augus6a. Capt. Kirwin, 'whiclh
arrived here yesterday fioni that port. we
have thedatessit nation.,received from
that quarter. The insurrection, it ap.
pe.trs from the captain's blatement. has
brokenautlbero-as well-asiu oher parts
of ihe ibland, ant is onl the increase. The
M. Augusta railed a few weel:s since
from Baltimare, with a cargo for that
place, but on her arrivdl there. fir.Jing the
Scityinz genefI cowrotion, the - farei
heral leaving of pfeparIfg'to .Fetve, iaid
Gen. Boyer gettirtg the city in condition
insurgens who were said to be rallying in
grent force in the neighborhood, cnptaiU
K. deemed It insipediciit'to land his car
an o or remain iii port' idi' immediately
set sail' fr alobile. W sh6li ait with
somec solicitude for thle: iisit repo-ris fron
that ill-fated island.-Chronicle.
Ara .and~Death.=r serious aruy
o'cur I' 't Marid ii hibis State, .n
Wedneidfnlast, betwen 'C61. Martin A.
Lea aid N. B' Locketri'E4, in which
the former was so stvesihy woiiided'bj a
pistol sliot that he died on Satdrdiy norn
ing. Col. Lea had an eienslveiacquain
tace throutrhout the- State, hating for
merly represented Perry county n#hC
Legislature, and subsequently was .tnia
ged in commnkcial pursuits 1i thi ct
Lairst from -Cape ffaytl.-We learu
fron!Cpt. Pedrick, of brig Eagre. that
affairs at Cape 1ayti, -were~ in a very
uniettled state., 'A pprelheuious were ens
tertained that the insurgeuts would attack
the city, and etenuile pireparutious were
niakiun; to ropet the invadlers.
Two regimnti had -been despn:ched
friui the South t. the city by President
Royer, for the j.arposc of ckmerinz away
the rubbish fromi the ruins of therCusetd
Hose, wbich was destmyed bT the earth
quske in May last-while employed-on
that duty were ealied into se'rvice by the
President, to assist in quelfrog the msur
rection. luformation had reached the
city previous to the dcpartuft fCcapt. P.,
that elhe regimnents had e'ncountered the
revolutionisteo : theik unarch and were
entpletely cut tvpi by them.
Tne city Was, verr-onheahby-n large
portion of the poptiatiow were -sick with
fever ani ngue. Matrkets dull for all
hinds of American prduce-Beacon
PitILaLaMPIN. April 3.
frorn St. Dorningo.-By the schonner
Orrallo, at this port frotr Cape Haytien.
%ve learn that there bad been no actual
iusurrection there vet, bar thar grent dis
sathifaction emised towards. the Govern
ment of Boyer. who'ihd sent his son,- anti
troopv from Fort au Prinee, to qkiell any'
attcibpt at revolt; most of these, however,,
had been ordered back to the defence of
the..capital, where it is said-Moyer has
closely shut himself up,- a4 'did lA prede.
eesv's great rival, the Emperor Christo
phe. is 6oas Souci.'
Since the destructive eartialuake'at
Cape Hiaytin. -by.- which nearly all the
town was destrnyed. but little progress
has bcot made in rebuilding it, the mise
rubie survivors dwelling among the ruinsa
The. sicknesy which followed. that sad
event had disappeared and it is-now com-.
The market was well supplied with
lumber, but American Provisions fotand a
I'oaroxx, April 1.
Frot St. Doingo.-Capt. Pedrick,
of brig Ea:,,e, arrived f'esterday from
~Capu Huyti, informs as-that' the general
impression at that place was, :bat the in
urgents wnuld carry their point in over
turtling the Governinment. The people on
'he North side of the islrud strongly to
vored their cemuse, and, were constantly
suzpplymn;; them wiaharms &e. P'oft an
Price had been put under martial law.
Re.ports were rife at the Cuape juist before
Cup:. I'. left, that a rec~iment of' troops
with a larg~e amount of Govcrnment tre::
stare, had been rmuted anid the treasure
capture1 Iby the insurgoents.-The U: S.
brag Bainhridge, had arrived at' Cape
isnyti a few dlays t'raious to the sailln~t
o'f tlmr Enatle, ami it was understond would
continiuo ~0 vist theO several ports of the
islan.I, duiring tho continuiance of she pi e
'ent-uunsett ledl atare of nil'air.--Hrlud.
Nr.w Oa~r.rAss. A pril 1.
Taltest F'oms Yuecdan.-The schr. M ar
gnret Ann: left matmpeach~y five dlays ago.
and through the polDiteness of Capt. lidl
mes~, we have the fullowing items of
Lent brig F~airy, at:d schrs. I'n anid Rh
The soldiers atra citizwas of Cam peachiy
were in high spirits, and wanted nothing
so rttueli as Comn. Mtoore.
Tiggeboats of Camnpeachy were seen
teent matles at sea on the 26th nlt.
The Alexicoans still held the heighti,
dud bombarded Canspedeby daity, with
out much injury.
The Mexican fleet was- at ancho'ro'
Point Descanceda. Thoy had' hahded d
reinforcement olf3000Y men o~n 18th March.
who marched towards Merida.- Oh .thc
19th, 2500 men leen Campes'thy to give
them battle. On the 27th of March. the
Camnpeachianosnmeant to attack terma
by land and water.-Cork~r.
- rATcuIcorLA, March: 22.
1 During' the' gale on Seturday last, a
small boat belonging to the Brittsh ship
Rothsehild; Cip't. Felt, now in this part
containing the .ilate. (a brother of the
cpaia,) and four lads from thirteen to
seventeen years :of age, apprentices 'on
board theship, left the vessel for the.:per
pose of' cutting a spar. T1hey landeaeh
St.- George's Island, just'- opposite the
anhorage where..hey 'tere engaged tnail
near nmght, when I ttsttipted to reach
the ship, but -mast have fi'shed.' Thie
Captain became alartued 'at their not ap
pearing during the night and despatebed
anotherboat in the'unoruiag. in quest of
thmw-tie mass of the -swathl host :was
dscoecred iu, abone rtwelve feet wateY,
upon raising hiere she -bor- every appeare
..... of having been but lately occnpied.
- S 'oe e mat ereh
ohenfortua eVOW. " edand
thIa4#he Irsya wecrr'jf-oszrespectabli
pa(eunts re.4dieg fiirLiverro..ol. and hadl
been placed under'the espcei:l care of
Capt. Fell, for instruction. W- sincerely
ifmp'jithiv'witIj the Cajalin, unho thus at
one oiuw. has been bereft of a brothsr and
the w hole nfhis youthful char-,c, of whom
he w as so j-a s'ly prou...- Adreriier.
MI f1.C E , LAN EOU .
Puciol.rja. March :3.
The Mercer Case.-Tbe topening of Mr.
Pomer A . Bror nc's ablo spccrh it. dufence
of4Mr. Merer was unavoidably omitted
in our yesterday's repurt of tho. proceed
ings. Mr. Browne assumed as the grouinds
of the defrece that llcicrton hJ used
threats 'nud violence. to accomplish his
purpose, and find afterwards boasted iu
public of his suecess. This so wrought
Upon the mind of Mercer us to inisanity.
onuder theiiufinuec of which he conimittcd
the deed. 'These facts, Mr. Brouwue said.
would be coneilsively provcu in the cutaric
f ihe evideice.
The Court yresterday wvas mostly occu
pied in the eatnination-of liss Sarah G.
Morect. A conJe:ised report of lier testi
mony will be founidin our column-. Slie
substantiates, 'e'ncrull.- the' btntements
made by Mr. Brown in his opening of ihe
case. The testimony seems to lie very
ilearly aud truthfully givca.-North A
- F fe &c Norfdk Hrrald, of Friday.
Flut Occurrence.-A , iragical aflair
was witnessed at the ferry wharf yester
day that cused a degree of excitcs/ent
and interest which we have seldom seen
eqOalled iin cur' quiet communitv. and
which resulted in tie dheath of Mr. Melzar
Gardnser.1htortyfthe Portsmouth "Chrou
iele and Old Drninian," (a' Democratic
Jurnal, of'which he had become the con
ductor some six.onaths ago.) in a rencon
rre with Mordecai Cook"', Jr. Esq. of this
The cireumsftuces of 111e ebso as we
have heard them stated bysevetal persons'
who saw ihe aflusir, were us follows.
Mr. Cooke was returning from Ports
mouth in the ferry'oat; Mr. Gardner was
on thi n harf, leanaing against a post, wait.
ing for the boat, intending to rctura in her
to Portsmoisth. As Mr. Cooke stepped
ashore he entered into conversation with
Mr. Garduer, which continued only a few
seconds, (not above the usual. iitch or
their voices) whien Mr. C. was seen to
raise a walking cane wbich he carried; but
before any hostile demonstratiosn could be
made ivdth it Mr. Gardner stepped lfaok
and drew a pistol (it wasa rbvolving one,)
from his pantaloons pocket, upon which
M1r. Cooke dropped his canc'ithdl seized
hold on the pistol, when a strogle ensued,
in which M-. C.-sncceded in" wirenching
.the pistol from 'Mr. G's.- hand, nd in the
ScufIAe the pistol '*iaur supposd to .have
been fired-off f'v -Mr. Cooko and Mr. Card
ner fell-lhe charge iu the pistol ha'inig
passed through'his bady. lie' tIas im
mnediately taken intrv Capt. Dramaionil's
store, fir surgical attention, but thi ball
badst iruck the heart, and in less than fir
seen minutes life was extinct.
;T!.Is unifortui:''. rew out of a
feud'of-recent origiunvletien the parties,
who- were personally unknown 'to each
otfer timil untiat unfortunatcly imade ac-'
quainted through the mcdium-orfa attack
in the columns of the Chronicle on- the
feelings of Mr. Cooke, ir. relatiou to shutn
refleetions'which be was reported to have
indtrlged in at ase editor's expensse, while
addressing a Democratic theeriag in Ports
mooth about a week ago. - -
*Mi-. Cooke' weatiinimedsately. to the
Mayor,' aapprised bimi or 'the atcarrence
and said) that lie had called to surrender
himuself. Afie,- the finding of the laqunest,
a warrant was issued lay Juha P. Leigh,
Esq. and as soon ats Mr UCooke heand that
the warrant was in the haands of Mr. Guay,
Constable, ho delivered himseilf to that
otiicer, and is now in jail, awaiting his
exuamination before aho Mayor, to lie held
this morning at tho Court Houtise -at 10
Postscript-Since nriting thae above,
the Inquest, whlich wast engaged till four
d'elockb iai the afternoon an examuiining-wit'
tesses, having adjourned. WVe have been
favored wilth a copy of' their verdict which
was, That the said Metlz.ar Gardnercame
to hi, death oan thec 30th day- of March
16433, in as scuffle it jab Mordecai Cooke,
Jr.. of said Biorough, near she ferry toause
in said Borough,-by the discharge of a pis
tol whfich the'saidi Gardner drew from: isis
breeches pocket, andl which stas taken
f'rom haim by said Cooke aund fred off'by
said Cooke in theo sufie, thec ball from
whi:ha pistol enu rod the left.side'of said
G(dnser, near his heart.
. From the Casissdu Mceutg
MAcKuuule' Case ot Was.~ungo.-TIs
decision of th~e Court Martial was trans
nited 'to WVashinaten on Monday. anad
there are reports or great division ini the
Cabsinet respcting the 'amte. A postscript
ii: the Ifichmoudl J'/dg of Thursday gives
a most imppbable statement, if it be taken
lite'ralfy, hmt$ as senadal is always inter
estmd,' weC quote it..
"A'Ieterroma Washaington, dated Toes
day eveni4e says: Jahlge Upshaer had a
fiight. to-day, with -Mr. Spencer,-at the
President's msansio. This being Cabinet
dfay, abe juestion was; presented, wht.her
to con,'lrf'the decision of the Court Mar
aini' itn the. case .of Captain. Mackenzie.
The alfasir .Will probably lead toea disso
laiaion ofsheCabinetk You my rely upon
the truth of 'b:,."
The Ea'gpirer say's the passengers from
Wasshington brought a simnilar report. Our
taetd ienfaomaina heam, o d.oub: ofA a seri
ot dfvlaioi of'opinsion, hutt we uisdcrnrsd
tha~iSht"'to have been .swith wpatses not
ibt rtsnnfutizbus aL pupis et cale.
bus.) The others. however, to so much
more poptalar ai! odifying,-that we find
the res'mor in .bbt sjanpe to ive travelled
Norteh as thel s.uh. The U. 8. Ga
zete as hefollowing sensibae .remarks
Lastereai4g ~aoqrethe arrivpi of the
Sytithern Mfan,ijumzor wasafast, t'ace
ablote tha. condsectpr of tho; 1Baltimore
ears, or the mauilqcgen, whsich.cauased' no
litle surprise, ., .. . . , y
It was said that: at a Cabinet Ceoroell,
bhal .' Tn esda.. Mr, Spesa. a . S
othe Treawry, iite. iti8d a %
ea-Preid-i would disn.iss
r rlack enie froim the Navy.
_ t, or coUrse. could not consent
suli-ti-propoition. an-l Mr. Speu ,
threatcncd to withdcaw from the CUbi
if his seqa Wasa reosed.
Jud,;e Upshur, it is atid, 'hinted that al
he was at the head df the NiAvV Depaidj
taen, sucI a measuro woold t'tre his
API it is addil. that after the Council
haeh een closed; Mr..8. pressed the niat
te 2, varmly, that a olow was passedl he
tw-en himu,Jit t ; iegrery- the Navy.
We lodltin b" latter. becat we kyoa
:hat Judge Upsher io a man wioso sense
fJg ayjugj o hia characesg-as agenda"
mao, and his dijomly as a publie function
ary.. would tihIould..imj from ebesa
mode of settieg' isputes; iiless' rer.red
to respond tobore. safh , or dafed - him
self from anothir.-.AVede.fot know Mr.
S. pcrsoinally. Of'ond thing Ta feel "g.
fident, viz-ha Judge Upsbucwjllto9
hold his office atto day4.ter .be thinks, it
shorr of a sinUgle right or. p4iVilege propr
ly 1,cloning dtereto. He wii not lloW
the personal feelings of others to hav.
improper inP ,euce in his depIrtment.
We give -he above report in the least'
Unplea,ant form that we heird it. We
deem it proper to nxdd the expressior.of
our bulief, that i3jaS beon greatly eag
gerated, if not entirely fabricated some
' A Washington Correspondent. of the
Baltimore Patriot, gives another versiot
ofthe af'air which-we quote beldw:
There has been1nitewaw beee between
the Secretaries of'hb- T'ead a b
Navy. ~The rupiure e Mesps
.Upshur atd Speneer, gre ou ofn-ore
itsued by the lduter, which he hudpos"e
up in all she Departments, requiing'of
every alne before he entered his iotodfor
any other in his Department, 'o-firstesd
in his or theit names. and then wait' i iho
passage, until called in. On seeing. gis
order.- or one af similar hnport. tucukap'
in his-llice, Judge-Upsber-tkjeedd4 n
anudpokeof it in..iugignantArag It is
statedI hita this is the cause of the- opew
rupture betwden Mh6 two. Secretries, ex
cited by a boatilo ba 9rg Mr. Sencer
towards 51t. Upshbr, over sinclohe- or
ganization uf the Court., artial., give
you tMe reports as I'fha hiard them,
without vouching for theii entire authes.
ticity, though I have reason to. blievo
they are correct. New chances io .the
Cabinet are now aain calculated - .
rhero will alwad 6 troubl were uhu
C. Speucer hears siay.
'The itcpublican ofyaterday. meatios
as a rumof, that -apt. Yorhes., of. the
. S. ship Vinccnnes,- had shot Lieut.
Ou' read'rs wilt remicnber tabafs'
pthlished on Mondigy a leuor fro #TJpi
dnd de Cuba, giviug an, account of Uthe
Vincennes geuing aehore iear hat Islanku
and statifll also that'she was under. the
command of .Cenmasinder' Iiachannea.
Certais it is that Capt. Vorhee% ismi
and was not or. board of her., He beipg.
o6 the Medittriucan and she on sse
Liot 1~.t -M vsr while, c#R:jy a
inched 1u the 1ilca i-i'ekia Squaron,
first Lieutcnaut of therrjg.e Cogrs
We have seen a I'tter.from Genoa, of t.
24th of Febreuy, which states that lieut.
Boyle lft os the 27th .of January
for the Uuited. States.
It is nearly eceriain from: this statemeit,
that many gforiunstofthe rumor are. iiscor
rect, and we bortfand'beicive it is eirely
P.-S. Sinc'e the aofet was in .type, wE
have heard that~ the rumor whielt-is'
abroad, is to the efect, thas Capt; Vodn
bees, who'is in comaod,of Jhe frigated
Congress~ ist. the M'edierranean. had a'
dilliculty with olie dl hsis midshiptteo,'
and la consequence of some violent inua,
bordinaze hanguage, fired a pistol at haim,.
the hall of which struck- tfa':aiduhipmag,
and glaned'and struck' anufber. -
'rhe etter from Genoa, of the 24th te.
whiseh we rsay iwe have aeen,- makes no
mecurinn ofany'such an affair ;.and as this
:etter tra bout as hute noes as' couhi . well
bte received, ilis croncludedt igt the n beo.
rumor i.s utufouded.- Ball. Pat., 29th uit.
Mtie Legislature via f~c British Trea
ty.-The .Joint Committee of the 'laine
Legiblat ure onf tihe subject of the Boundary
reaty last week, mad. an clabprate re
port. coneitrding with the following reso
Resolred, That the terms of the Treaty
of WVashiuj;:en. concluded' on tha~th day
of Atagnst, 1842, so far as ?tbey affect dhs
State of Maitrb. are not satisfactory to the
Resolced, That the hiopes and expecla
ui'ms, under which the State of Main coo
setnted to participate in the negotiatios'
'i'ebleventuared in the Treaty of Wash
into~tn, .are greatly disappoinrted by .the
result of that negnhiation.
Resblmd, That the true meanin" and
intenat of the resokres passed by thq egis
lature of Mauiue, on the 31stof. May, 182
entitled, - Resolves in relat ion- to- the
Northeastern Boundary of the Stat.". did
nut authorize the comtmissiooers elected
under said resolves to :unurender any part
of the Territory within the limaeigsoa
ted by the ti-eaty of '83 as. aind by
3laine, without a full equivalet'tieiefor.
After som~e discuassiona the Iloius '' -
tad' the resolut ions by a iotae of 2 to''4
The August'aJoturnoI, speakingfrdhe
'-The comnitjtee of the Norircastem
Boundary, or r:athevr 'stnemhicrs..f the
twelvo comnposing it. have made an elabo
rate report tpon the sohject othe.reaty.
ft ia uut s,,an.ig ma as censure ,of4 r.
Webster for uegotiating suha- eg
The President is scaretly. a1 at,
prnbatbie considering him a mere ceper
mn the transaction, whmlichis preha'talyor
rect enougli. Gov. FairfieldJ getssmp4lgfy
hranded complimecnts ror calhlitheeqatra
session without better"inforasauo of she
power andI purposes or.Lord~ Asbboto,
awl the Mlame commasswoners, ee1gs
lj no complimeitdgbis uament
was- reported in life enate, ag4?IlOO
cdpelordered to be gnatiten.
Cosandr.-Why is a dinner tale,elikb
one of thuse fashionable publicasiesmosclled an
5nal? Drease a! contains plates.