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- WASHJNGTOlt, Jan..10M7
The Senate did not sit.to day, 'ing
adjourtie till Monday in order to give the
committee an opportunity of bringing up
as to whether there should be a da'ily
evenitg.session. It was inafly 'diciled
in the negative. A proposition to meet ah
hour earlier was also 'negaid.
.....Trhn Hansa then vent. into Committee
of the .Wholetand 'tielbthe ibonsidera
ion of the Texas question.
Mr. Jmiiple poke for an hour in oppo
tion to the. measure.
r. Dean of Ohio replied, after which
the Citiniitee rose, - na5t "Wiosaid
-Last evening Messrs.- Clinghaui and
Yansey left this City with their friends for
the purpose of a hostile: meeting. The
vifficulty grewout of the recent speebh of
Mr..- Yansey, wherein he tpoki of Mr.
.Clingbam-in very srong- larguage. As
botb re reported to be exeblilnt shots, it.
it-probable that the result wIll be fatal.
The police-officers are in search. of them.
- WASH-INGTON, Jan. 1.1.
'- ihs-House to-day, Mr. Holmes, front
-t- Committee on ComInert-e repotted a
bill authoriziiig'the importation-, free of
duty, by the S. C. Rail Road Cotipany.
of a suificient quantity of Iron materials
for testing the practicability of an atmo
pherie Itail Road for one mile.
--After a brief explanation of the bill,
lr. U..pressed its immediate passago, but
some memlbers desiring a reference to a
Committee of the Whole, it took thdt di
rection. There is no doubt of its final
Mr. Parmenter, from the Naval Gem
mittee, reported a joint resolution provi
ding for andojustment of certain grades
of rank in the Navy. It was passed
without debate. He also introduced a
resolution, directing an inquiry into the
expediency of abolishing CorporaPunish
mnent in the Navy.
Several unimportant matters having
been disposed of, the Texas question was
n'.ain taken up in Committee of the
' Mr. Kennedy, of Md., made a speech
against -Annexation, and.in general defence
of the Whig party. Among other things
he alluded to the Pennsylvania election,
and contended that the people of that State
fvere tticked into .votin; for Mr. Polk,
Viewing him to be a high protectionist.
V. Morse, of La., in reply denied this,
tnd asked how it was that the majority of
that.State.di'd not vote for Mr. Clay, who
by his-nnmerous letters had avowed him
estif friend to. protection, so that there
eould be bo dotlt about it? Mr-. Ml. then
went into the metts of the annexation
=uesi, aTd vigVouslg defended it. He
focidentally alluded to slavery, and con
tended that the negroed of Lotisinna, are
huch mord idthifigeot and better men, in
every respect thin the operatives in the
Manufacturing districts of the North.
Mr. Tibbatts, of Kentuckg, has the
floor fi- Monday;
Notlin- firtier has b'een heard of the
nvedienY bf Messrs. Clingtnan and
Yeo...y.% Severl of their friends haie
followed them to Delaware, for the putr
pese of at tempting a reconciliation.
6In th Senate, after the 'resentation of
'etitiins Mr. Foster. of Tennessee intro
duced joint resolutions providing for the
admission ef Texas ss a Stae. T.hey
nrere referred to the Commit tee on For
eign Relations. It is understood that no
trert on any of the pending propositions,
will be made until the Hlouse shtall havre
given its vote.
In the H-ouse Mr. Cave Johnson offered
d resolution fixing Thursday next for cld
sing the debate in Coibtmittee, on the
Mr. Sample m~oved to lag the resolution
on thetable, which motion, by a vote of
127 to 64, prevailed. So th~e debate will
pirobablybe continued fur a wveek longer.
Bir. Milton Brown introduced a joint
resolution to admit Texas 's a State.
This is the twelfth proposition now pen'
The House then went into Committee
of the Whlole anti resumed the considera
tion onf the sub'ject.
-Mr. Tibhats, of Ky., having the flotor,
ddvocated the plan of annexation submit
ted by him some time ago. It will be ex
$1ained by the following preamble to his
Whereas; by the 3d article of the treaty
between.the U. S. and France, for the
.-purchase of Louisiana, conclutded in 1803,
-it is stipulated, that the inhabitants of the
a.tended territory shall be incorporated in
the U. S., and admited as soon as possi
tile, to the enjoyment of all the rights etc.,
ofrcitizens of the U. S., and in the mean
time they shall he protected in the free
enjoymenitof their liberty. And whereas
the then territory of Texas, was a part of
the territory of Louisiana, ceded by the
eaty aforesaid. And whereas the said
territory of Texas was ce Jed by the U. S.
to Spain, by the tready of Florida of 1819.
*And whereas the etdens9f-idtritory
have declared, vin I lished
their independenc:.5lesNatirn,;amnd erec
ted for themselves an'>igenident Repub
lic, and, as it is represented, are desireus
of having said' te'rritory reannexed to the
U. S., and the citzens of said Reptatbli'ec
sestored to the rights, privileges and immu
allies guaranteed by the treaty of Louisi
* ns. And wher'eas a faithful adhds'edee
4o the stipulation of treaties is the glory of
a Nation, anid should be preserved invio
.late; and good faith.to France, and justtie
to the citizens of Texas, require that it
shall be done."
* . January 14.
In the House, after the reference of moms un
important. matters, the consideration or the
Texias enestion, was again resumed in Cam
roittee of the Whole.
-Mr. Holmes, of your city, basing'the floor,
spoke for an hour in favor-or Annexatiofa, and
in reply -to the powerful arguaents urged
- . against iL After a very flowery introduction,
he contendedithat this' was nutta sectional, but
s'great nationalguestion. The question was
annexation or rejeetion, nowo or never. It was
-"salvatioui or destriistiori" to whom f~ Why to
*the Noath- Atlantic Stiites as well as to other
portbs ofthe'Union. iR tiben in a verysti
sin mianer, showed how utterVydepetndent
the ntan'ufacturinE ~of the Noith are for
* r.~ metfhte Booth, which con~.
trives to make the articles or the former the
medium of exchange. Having established this
point. ho showed the -inevitabig ruin -f till this
pospe 'irtTexaslsihoul -be suffired 'to re
iaim an bdeiesidint ierriry. He alluded to
1he recct lovertures 'o. Loid Abeifeeni to
Texas.prgaiising to'concede almost evpry thini;
provided Texas -would 'make a 'conimercial
treaty with Englacd. Was it, ie askedo be
expected, that, with such -tempting. ifferq,
Texas would retnain continially knocking at
our door for admission? He - next shewed
how the revenue must suffer from the fact that
the Western States could fiot ble-expedti' t16
resist (he tempting opportunity df importirig
their goods thropgh Texasfree of duty. They
certainly 1ol bnly iniport but ekport through
that quarter in spite of any precautions we
might take. He then shewed the destructive
effect, which a Texas treaty with England
would have on the South, for how, lie asked,
could Sourdiern co.ton compete with .that of
Teias (which 'would be carried to the Enropen
market at such odds. Tne conequences would
be thet-the South must either join tii West,
or else like the Israelites of old, they and thdit
men servants and maid servants mrist leavd
-the house of their aticestors and .tvaider to a
strange land. - After a lucid coiistitutipnVI ar
glmeit in favor of annexation, Mr. H. took
up the Slavery argument. lie drew with fer
vid eloquence a glowing picture oT the Aboli
tieuists and their works, and asked what was to
be the condition of the South with regard to
that mnatter: in the. future, when the waves of
northem population would have rolled over
the Rocky wAlopinains and formed States after
State on theshoresof the Pacific ? What pro
tection would there be for the Sduth with a fes
te'rin' late population, many tiumes outnum.
berihg (lme whites, in ese an teitension of ter
ritory ith6tid' he denied. He pursued this
thoni 'With dbEc1 6fistofirgurientative elo
quence, mterwovened with garlands. of the
most beautiful imfigery, tha .the 'attention of
the whole Ildmise Ivad yijAd upon hin.
Many members. left their desks. and gathered
round jhim like lee's. Ilis remairks were cut
short by the expiration of the liour.
ttrespondence of the Corw. -
WASINIOTON, Jan, 17.
It is a commo rietnark lire, to-day, that the
prospect of the annexation of'lexas is brighte.
ning. I could mention the names of Sostfierni
members heretofore desponding, who Ne now
encouraged to beliefe that some project may
pass the Ilouse, and probably the Senate at
The Madisonian mention a rtuor that Col.
Benton has relinquished the idda of mrikiig the
assent of Mexico necessary to ainneiation.
His bill, however, guards against dny unreason
able opposition to the measure from Mexico,
and re may possible consider, that iitimn
stances which have gredtly changed since his
bill was proposed, may render it proper for
Congress now to declare that nicent iinn'e'e'
Mr. Benton carries with him ilie votes of
3r. Allen and Mr. Tappan, and his great in.
tiflucnce, too. strange as it may seem, over one
or two whig votes. The names of fourteen
wlii members of the House who are tavorable
to amiexation, have been shewn to me to-day.
Twenty-eight votes for annexation are now
counted in the Senate, provided that Mr. Ben
ton goes for it.
Mr. Haywood. of North-Carolina, to day
brought forward his pioject for annexation. It
has been a subject of anxious consideration
with hin and lie thinks that his plan removes
congitutional difficulties. He takes the ordi
nance of 1787 for the government of the
north-western Territory as the basis ofh s
che-rie, and applies it to Texas, providing that
latefy shall not exist north of the 34th parallel
of latitude. Mr. Haywood's Speech was well
received in the Senate
J From ih X. O~. Tsopic January 10.]
LATrER Pao.11i MEXICO.
Bv the arrival. list evening of ihe
steam ship New-York, Capt. J. T.
Wright. 42 hours from Galveston, we are
in possession of later intelligence from
Alexico. The progress of the revolution
seems to 6e onward, and the star of Santa
na appiears to pall befoyre his victorious
foes. th teetn
We copy th ufllowing ineetnjar.
iculars from the Galveston News, of the
th instant -. . .
By the arrival on Sunday last of the
loop 11. L. Kinnay, Capt. Lewis, direct
rom Corpu&Chmristi, through the polite
ess of her commander, we have been
furnished with let ters which came from
Itaamorus to Corpus Christi by express,
rom which we have gleaned the follow
tg, fatter and imnportant news, in telation
o the movements among the revolation
F'rori 1he latest official news at Mats
noras, from the interior of Mexico, it
appears that Gen. Paredas at the head of
.00men, marched against Santa Anna
ho at thant ime had under liis comm~and
3.000'roop~s. 0On the approach of Pare
as, Santa Anna immediately retir-ed, great
tumbrs.of his soldiers deserting his cause.
his retreat eitentfed to t'h'e city of fue
la, where he was attacked liy Paredae
Glen. Santa Anna, who rnade hii el
ape, was compelled to disguise himself
nd take conveyance in a common coach
f the country. The particulars of this
attle are not givetn but we presume the
ictory was achieved by Gen. Paredas at
reat expense of life, as is usually the
ase in Mexican warfare..
i norfh'erni Mixico the rev-olution has
een general utroughmony the cotntry. At
he last accounts, Glen. Canales ioconjuc
ith Glen. Arista, were marching at the
e, of a large force against den Wall,
ho still'hel'd'out in the city of Matamoras
on the 19th nIt. On the reception of the
ews in Matatnforas, of the success of the
ederal party, thes citiz-ens' op-isosed to
entralism and in favor of 1l'deralisin,
ssempled at the moat public places amd.
mmediately denounced the Tyrant, and
pblicly proclaimed for the Federal daufsq
reat excitement prevailed in the city
uring the ntbreak-Gen. Cola was soi
ed and inmprisoned-the shout for libert'y
and dbwn withi Centralismh becam'e general
natll iinarters, until' tle ieiiortiouitits lie
In Mod'terdy tlwd sat'no scenes were
eacted as in other cities, but of a more
sanguinary c'haracter~'.1The particulars
we have not r'eive'd, than an account of
the death of Geod. Jose Maria Ortoga.
Governor of the city of' Miteray1 who
was publicly butchered for his faithful ad
berenice to thecause of Santa Abna.
We are infdrmed says the samo paiir
of the 7th:Jnst~i that on the 27th nlt., up
wards of fifty. horses were stolen I'rodh
Cofp~stitras it is not known by wim
the theft wat cousimitted, but an expedi:
ton had bien Jitted out and sent in pu't
suit, wlbajadndot rethrded as last accouslts.
We also1tarn that the Caronkaw a Intitb
as blivedolected a large body and are
c6tn~ihtinig depredations upon the proper
ty of the inhabititB sudrr~unuing Aransas
'.The tuost imporian rariiB Alfont is in
reference to.Gen.DuIT dre'ejrjthe U. S.
Consul at this place, who, it fi r'eported,
'has been harshly tneated by the Executtive.
ITso Uticle Sam will have more difficul
ties to arrange besides those of a Mexican
charter.. - -
. 'Capt. Jacques of the Rover, arrived. at
Galveston on the 3d inst. from Havana,
reporttid ifi thei.he sailed, a rumor had
reached that'city 'I thb 'capture and i'm
prisoniment ofSanta Anna tit Vera Cruz.
LATE FROM TEXAS.
By the fine steamship Neto Yoi*, from
ta'estob, which 'arriVed lasit e'vening,
we are in possession of Galvesion paiipere
as late as --the 7th inst. The' principal
news brought by this arrival is-.he intelli.
gentie rrom Mexico, which tIh iehidel will
find ininother'place. The driieitic bews
trom Teeks.li of no great tiioinett, but
such sIems as *e .find interesting, we
. Ciiat Salighy. Minister of France. adid
Hbt. A. J. Donelson, U. S. Charge d'A f.
fairs in Texas, arrived at Galveston on
the 1st inst.. in the steamship Neio York,
from this 'pot.
The Cibiliizi of the 1st inst. has an arti
cle it reference to the various projects now
tWfreoltur Congress for the annexation ol
Texas. Speaking bf Mr. Benton's propo.
sition, inaking ihe assent of Mexico neees
sary t',the ~onsummaion of the measure,
fixing the western boudary of.Texas be
tween the Nueces and Rio Grande, and
limiting the frontier to the Forth, and pro.
hibiting slaverg, cicept in one half of the
territory to be annexed, the Civiliah says
-'These provisions will nevdt be agreed
to by the Southern meitthers, and if they
were, would be reje'til by Texas." Tbe
same paper speaks of Col. Benton's reso
ltisonss or intiuiry inbimitted to - the Sen
Ate in reference to speculating operations
in Texas, and as to the when the rexas
Treaty .was agreed upon, antito obtain
"tie private letter" from London; as nei
ther very frieadlf t6wards tie .ivotates
o'ftainexation or to the measure itself.
The News says that if Col. . Bentoti's bill
passod the U. S.enite, which that paper
thinks is likely. "every true Texan will
rejectit with tie contempt and itdigna
[From the Picayune same date.]
Verbally we learn that a large tnajorihy
of the people of Texas are warmly in favor
of annexation, and entertain strong hopes
that a bill to that effect will pass before
our present Congress closes its sessioli.
:What.ede ts gidioi in Northeens Texas;
of g'ood quality, a1fidin tuantity more
than sufficient fo)r'hotne consumption.' .
We would infer,. from the tone of the
Texas papers th't the jo'pfe of that
countr3, howeyer much they desire an
nexation. would not consent to come inic
the Union upon the terms of Col. Bebton's
bill. They appear in regard tie proposi
tion of Col. Bentin d iisulting to them,
in so far-is implies a claim of Mexico upon
the territory of Texus, or countenance the
idea that they can be subdued to the lXlex
ican yoke. They likewise scout the idea
of ay terms being imposed upon them in
respect to slavery. by the act ofannexiation.
They desire to come into the Union free
to act as they think fit on aT matters ol
4mestic policy, just as the States of the
Uniou now are.
Two men were arrested in Elliot-street
on the night of the 13th inst. by the City
Guard, charged with having attempted In
pass a counterfeit ten dollar note. of thte
Planters-and Mechanics' Banif of this city;
atnd on examination before the Mayor atnd
B. C. Pressley, Esq. they were commit ted.
liirting the investigation a similar bill was
found on' the floor, doubtless dropped by
nle of tle party. They gave their names
as G. WV. Riadwell, and J. B. Tomlinsonn
nd stated tiefa they were from North
Cardiina. A thii~ ~erson, whmo calts him
self Wilion' Sands, snas in company, but
mde goad his retfeat,: and has as yet
succeeded in escaping the vigilance of the
oficr.-Uhhzrlistoi Cbs|i. 16th inst.
The Masabusetts IMiiaister Tlenipnten
iary, Mr. H ubbard, appointed anid cloth
d with especial powars to in'terfere with
he internal afairs of Louisimid a'rrivedat
NewOdleand on Friday or de'urday week,
and as appears Lj thte papxrs, responded
to the solicitations of some protninent eiti
rens'who exhorted him peaceably to absan
fou *the plAce, by expressing a firm and
in'lierable determittation to remain, ard
uwil't the actidn of the Llegislature, whidh
was tfo'have agsetribled on Monday last.
With a Wisdons a'nd "'lseretloni," jow
ever, wfieli', aeher decoii tiuhti" s~ug
gested, a pasiienger'at ?eo~il', romn New
rleans states "that on~ Satuirday night
the indignation of the sitiiens becadme so
pparent, Mr Hubbard tooli adiantabe at
once of a vessel on the pnit of stilitng for
Boston. and hastily turned, his back upon
the laboro which had been assigned him by
the ar'rogjnt authorities of Massachusetts."
Gov. B'riggs of Massachuset ts, has. sent.
a special miesia# to the Legislature of that
State o the sutject of the expulsion of
Mr. Hoar from this city. There had not
been arny Legiftlative action thereon.
fr*sga NdewOrleans Bee, Jan. 7.1)
We. learn from last. evening's Courier,
that. tie Hon. Henry Hubbai-d-the Mas
sachusetta Coirimissaniir'-hai left the city.
Before depathing, he wrote a letter to a
gentlealtg ocf high atiheding' itn w'hich 's
frankly dediseres thttehe is ft-ily-consviticed
of the fruitlesness of hsis rtssiion,'ind'that
if persisted in. it #ill oeasion great ex
citement. He adds, therefore, that he is
preparinp immnediately taJeave.
We thtnk Mr. Hubbard.,has acted wisely
and properly ia his'dete'rmitiation. Is wva
folly in him to come among us on the ab
surd and impracticable errand of attempt
ing to overset the police regulations of the
Stite, byindicial dee'ision-it would h!ave
been stili'more r~olish in him to' r'emti
ariinltg'a popuililon as susceptibie as'our
oU'herore ofvuecblnterference,-and bravt
fife' eele'ment occasioned by his arrival
Lft' him re'ttrn to Massachusetts and in
form the Governor of that State that tht
jie'eple of L~uisiana are perfectly. compe
tens to protect' shemiseh'es without thi
counsel or intermeddling of other members
of-the confederacy.; that the laws of which
Massachusetiscomplairns 're part dad par
cel of the municipal enactments of the
State, framed with a view to protect her
bitizens from the danger of servile out
breaks ; that such laws 'originate in the
impulse of self preservation and tire para
mount to all interpretations of judicial tri
bunals-and that any and every effort to
overthrow them or set them aside, will
nly create unpleasant, if not serious, col
lisions between the North and the South,
and weaken the ligaments that bind to
gether the several members of our glorious
Union. Let Massachutsetts think of these
things, and let her remember. too that she
jitactiseth not wh,tt she -preiclies-that if
a slave touches the soil of -Mssachuselts,
he becomes free, that she protects the fu
gitive and refuses to surrender him to his
master. Site does not recognise slavery,
though the Constittian of the U. States
does. -Why, therefore, should she mur
mur ihat we. who possess our domestic
institutions guaranteed to us by the organic
law, shtmuld labor to keep themt free fron
the perilous conduct of fanaicism ; in
short, that we who live in a land where
slavery exists, should adopt fitting mea
sures to prevent the mad attempt of fools
and knaves.to instigate our black populd
iion to-revolt. The law which prhibis
the entrance into our State of free persons
of c6lor, is a portion of this salutary code,
and it is tint likely to he repealed. 0 long
as the people of Louisiana are alive to the
itin't of self protection.
The Legislature.-Both branches of the
Legistture tnet yesterday at the State
Hou-sc. A quorum was present in each.
The Setate organized by the election of
the lion. Felix Garcia. President, and Ho
ratio Davis. Esq.. Secretary. In the
House, lion. Antoine Boudonsquie- (W.)
was chosen Speaker on the first ballot. ad
T. Lattdry. Esq., was eleced Clerk. In
both Houses the Sergeants-at Arms and
Door Keepers of last year were re elected.
The only business that came beforIP the
Lcgislature was .thE appointment of the
usual Joint Committees to make prepara
tions for the celebration of the 8th of Jan
uary, to wait upon) the Governor, &C.
Aassachusetts .Mission.--The New
Orleans Picayune says : Governor Mon
ton sent to the Legislattre. yesterday, a
mes3age in relation to the appointment,
on the part of Massachusetts, of an ageht
to tinspect and contest the operation of a
law of this State prohibiting the entrance
of free nr-grues within the litmits of Lotisi
ana. Tjis tmessage taken .a firm stand
against the interference of Massachusetts,
or any other Stiate. in ottr local legislation
or police regulations, antI covers certain
comntnieations from Mr. .lIuhbard, the
Agent of malssachusetts, vhich we have
not yet seen. Committees were appoin
ted by. lioth Houses to take into considera -
tion the matter of the imessage and ne
compauying doctnanent. In the liouse,
Mr. Wadsworth prestnieti a preatmble and
toill, %ihich we tiink refletis the sentiments
of the Legislature in regard. to the subject
under consideration. These were refer.
red to the committee. We canno, predict
the final action of the Legislature, but
have little doubt that it will be in conf-r.
mity to the spirit of. ifot inite hinguage
of the preamble and law.
earious Accident.-Yestct day, about II
o'clock, an occurrence took place at the
new Cotion Press, on Dewees' wharf.
which at the moment, treateued to in
volve the loss of several lives.
It appears that a cylindrical20t!. o'me
twetnty feet in de-ptlb, ;.nd about ten feet int
diatmeter, had been sunk in the dock with
a viewv of digging a well fo'r the puirjiose of
obtainitng a supply of fresh water for th e
use of the miachtinery. Every reasonabfe
precaution had been taken to prevent the
curht fr-om yieldin~g to thte pressure of the
water frotm withtout, hut yesterday, at the
hour above natmed. not the least mndicationt
havintg beetn previously obiserved, it sud
detnly collapsed whbile onie white mnan and,
seven tnegroes were at work within it.
Tihose at tlle bottom of the well rose as the
water entered. andtnot having been wound
ed, were taken out withotit mnuch difficuhly,
wh:ile those employed ot the upper scar
folding received.the force tot the blow ftrom
the tippe-r ends of the plank as they col
lapsetd. and otne negro was '-aught so tightly
between the staves as to render it nieces
sary to cut them away to extricate himn.
. But two negroes were at all injured.
The one pressed by the timbers complains
of internal pain, atnd received some cotu
siti on thed face and limabs, and another
was severely cut in't~he ancle. The escape
n ithout loss of life was providential.
W3e tak'e this -odcasion ao tnotice that the
Sieam Cottoj- Pi-es, complete in all its
parts, and n'orltiing so smoothly as to corn
mand did~ a'dmirati'on of all, ha's been in
tbd " full tide of successftal operatln," for
several days pas't, and ' ill,.wi -trust, re
ceive a patronage that will atnply reward
the eaterprize of the putblil girit d' pro
We learn from the Ne wO-.IadsCres
ent Ciiy of the l'7th insiant, that the brig'
Cashier, arrived at that port ftrom-Cam
peachy. in eleven days, the capta in of
which states that the revolution ia Me xico
wias still proareshitng. and that Santa Anna
remainied at Quieretaro, hemmed in-by th'e
t wo aspirinig parties, each demanding the
selthetrient. of ltis account wit1h the govern
men. 'The captaiii states' also. that a
numnber of ydong menblout 400 of 560,
had marched ag'ainst Tabasco, and that
the city had.'beeni revolutionized, and de
clared in favor of the ne W ot federal party'.
'ihe Charleston Coui-ier of the 15ih inst.
fays: On the 9th instant, the Prbesident
of te United Ststes'offi'eially recogrtised
Edward L. Trenlham as Vice Consul of
Sardinia for the State of South Carolind,
to reside at Charleston.
Tbb New York .Expiress of Wedntes'dsy
last. says:-The news from .Europe has
had ratbar a favorable influtenee. The
cotton market is decidedly heiters and~ tlie
accounts for Provissionts is'also goodl The
slightest advance in Coiton has a benefi
cial ofi'ect. The crois coming forward is so
large that any'adance is importat".
- eof -ted States consume
flye'nil ~ deol annually.
\VEDNESDAY,.JANVARY 22, 1845.
fle will cling to the Pillars ofthe Temple of
our Librties.and tfit mustfall ,we will Perisi
amirlst the Ruing."
At the commencement of the new volume, w
will change the day of publication of dul
paper to Friday. Accordini to the -resen
mail arrangements, we will thus accommodate
agreaternumber of our subacribers, than we
now do. We .0iiink that this change will
not subject niy of our subscribers to incon.
venience, or delay in the reception of our pa
TO OUR PATRONS.
As this number closes the volume, iie Pin.
brace the occasion to say a few words to the
friends and patrons of the Advertiser. Good
sirs, we have presented-you week after week,
a sheet of news, political, commercial. agricul.
cultural and niisbelhineous. We have served
yon up dishes of all so-ts-in fact, an ella po
drida, as the Spanish say, and if o'ur ookin
has not always been palatable, or delicious ti
your taste, we regret it. We think, however
that ontof our long bill of fare, von have cer
tainly forNi d sonething which you could digest
For your benefit, and your pleasure, ive have
toiled day after day, and we do believe. thal
the laborer is worthy of liiis ire. Our course
has not beqn:uitogether a smooth one. We
have had firions difictunties witli which io conh
tend. The extraordinary peruniary embar
rassments unde- which the whole' country i.
now laboring have affected us considerably
We have sadly felt the want of money, to meel
the varionts deriiands which were so fregnently
made upon us. When bills have been pire
sented to us, we have looked into our 'greasy
wallet." tind ali! have nxot fNifid a single pie
nynne! Some how or other, cash has a won
derlui faclity in escaping from our purse ol
pocket It will not stay with us. But trntl
compels ns to say, that the smalkst possiblk
quantity has ever found its way into our pocke
book. Some time since, we sent a Collectoi
into certain sections oif the country. . Wha
report think you, he made to tis ? fie go
scarcely any thing else but promises to pay
One gettlentan who had been tpking our pa
per fomr foui years. said to hint, that he did no
know that Im. had nty thing He
thoughtthat lie was getting the Laper fo.r noth
.in- If the publisher charged him, that he
would irstaitty stop the papel ! We wouh
have no particular objection to frtnish this gen
tieman and all others with the Advertiser fo
nothing, if we had nothtng to pay ourelves, fo
paper ink.journeymen's wages, and all the
,necessaries and comforts of life... out thi
world is not yet it paradise, and e must a"
render an equivalent for what we receive.
Priiters4 in common with other persons, nius
receive some compensation. for thdir services
and we therefore boldly ca1l on our friends ti
affoird us sume rewa r'd. We cannot believe tha
this a ppeal will be mnade in vain, to those ok
and steady friends whlo have stood by our side
in many a by-gone year, "rid who have for
merly eiteided us, so liberal a patronage.
We wvill pnblish, iin alphabetical order, thi
names of all our subscribers, in order that thei
may see the amount of their indebtedness to us
This will save us the iroublh o f sending sepa
rate bills of their accounits to es'ch. Th'ose
who are not inidebted to us, will alitd aie the
period u'lo which they have paidtheirsunb
Tu WEATHEa.-We hatve had a ntumbe,
or bright pleasant daiys the present winter. Ii
conseque~nie of the smtall ghantity of rain du.
ting this seasotnthie earth had become dry and
dusty. On-Friday evening, however, a change
took place. Late in the day .there was a con
siderable fall of r'ain. On Sattiuday night'i
recomumenced, and scarcely ceased until Mdon.
Col. John 8. Asuhe, was on tha.13th instant
ilected, without oppositin, Seriaor for the
Parishes of St. M ichael and St. Phillip, in the
-place of the Hion. Win. Aiken, elected Gov
The Honi. James S. Rbett, was ob the I3th
istai't, elected Seator, .for .Charist Churci
Parish, in the placelof Maj. Andrew~ Hibben,
whose seat was declared vacant by the iLegislii
~tu're s'n December last.
K join conediittee on the' part oft th iti ens
thi City CouncE and Ch amber of Commere
#dlharleston, have e mt onh(y J. . fl. Porter
Esq:, and'the Honi. Ker Boyce, a metnorial tc
the Post Master General, settingrwth the di.
ad-vantages arid the injus~tice of a change o
the great :mail route betdeen Ch'drleston anc
M~ssAcausE'IsT D5 UiTH ClAor.nmA.
Governor Bi-igg's bfMa eihSt5 itt~i a specie
message to the Legislature. las noticed th
expulsion .of .SaaeHRoar from-Sout Care
linta.' Th'oenircmed no. payrtic
uhar course for Macsaelustti to.pursue, aj
relationi'to this matter.-2'
Mr. Hubbard, who was sent'from Mauuachu
setts, as an emissary, to Louisiana. on the maw'
business which brouight Mfr. Hoar to Soot]
Carolina, has been compelled dn account"
the great excitement at New Orleans, to abai!
den his mission.
Miss Webster, who wnis a'sbort time esice
arraigned at Lexington, Edntuckcy, for ste:Jini
certain negroes, hksbeen convicted of the of
feace She fornierly occupied a. respectabL
pnsitiob in society.
.PEg~vi.vANzr.-'The Legislature of this
Siate, Inet at Ilarrisburg. on the 7th instant.
From the Governor's Message it appears that
the State debt amounts to upwarts of forty mif
lions. The money in the Treasury is sufficient
to meet the am mnt of indqbtedness in Febrn.:-, -
ary next. The Governor thinks tlit with
proper economy, that the State will: hereafter
fulfil all het egaugenents. It is much to be
desired, that the Key Stone Slate wiinwipe Cut's
the stain of repudiation, which has'frmer --
blackened her fair name.
The Hon Wm C. Dawson, forry
member of Congress,'rom Georgia. has
appointed by Governor Crawford,Judge of ite
Superior Court of the Ocmilgee Circuit.
WASIBnOTON CrrY.-This city or ?amnenifign r#" I
cent distees." as it has been called, is on the
increase 'Duritig the past year, there& serer .
erected in in its limits, 357 buildings and: 18
shops. The population is estimated at thirty
thousand four hundred and twentv-six. Te
averaie number of buildings erected from I840
to 1845, was two hundred and seventy-three
A nii-Renters in New York -Some wee
ince, there was, as many of our readers kno
considerable excitement in the state of New
York, growing out of the refusal of Ver
persons to pay rent to their land lords for tkmri
farms. The most violent outrages were perpe-,
trated. At present tranquility is restored, and Z
all parties look to legislative action, for 0h
justment of their'rievances.
On Monday night- l
wel, of Greenville District, died very sud
denly. Mr. C. was employel iI driving
a Mr. treen's team, which had encamied
within the linits of the' corporation of this
town. On Tuesdnymorning. RobeftAn
derson. Esq . held a jury orf inqueiovek
the body, who returned a verdict, "came
to his death. as they believe. by.the viita- -
lion of God."-Hamburg Republican.
We take this oceasion to warn our
brcthren of the Press against a certain
strolling writing master. who calls himselfl:
Charles Qiuin. le is travelling throuh
the country on fool. -offering his servie
as an inst rurtor in the art of Pentmanship.
This cast away is in the habit of walking
oft and leaving his printer's anid tavern
bills ulpaid. Look out for him below.
Abbeville Banner 16!h inst.
Mismerism and Surgery -The Augus
ta Chronicle anrid Sentinel of the 14th ult.
says: A surgical operation was perform
ed by Dr. Dntgas, on the 12th instant,
which satisfied t he most skepticalas to the
infaiienre of the mesmeric sleep. Ther
subject was Mrs. Clark. the wife of Mr.
Jesse Clark, of Columbnia county,. who had
heen rifflictedJ with cancer of the breaso.
Afte havaing been, for several dayqprevi
ous ly,. thrawn into a mesmeric sIeep.by
Mr. B. F. Kenrick, in order to arrive at a
leitins-eriity in the patient, which
wassatisfactorily teared by the usual tests.
0such as pinching. sticking pins in different
parts of the body,.and finally by the kdite
on the leg,. the Doctor proceeded on the'
12th. itistant .to remove the entire ast,
which was accomplished without the sJiiht
eir chibition of pain by the patient. in
deed, so complete was the triufiph. that
the patient. wh6 whas nbt aware whenshe
was put to sleep that the operation wvas.to
be performed, could not be persuaded that
the breant hail been removed. after she had
been relieved of the mesteric irflutence,
until she satisfied herselfhy an examina
tioni of the part. wvhich had till then been
Icsarefullj covered frotm her view. We
presume .the case w'ill be fully reported in
t he Mledlial Journal, when we will trans
fer it to out columns.
Thae M'assachausells Mlission 'Again.
Much interests havinig lbeen expressed to
see the account which Mr..H1oar gave of
his doings ini Charlestoni, we publish his
official comn-.n~taicationt to thte Gov'ernor of
Ma'ssachusetts. Ii is rather a dull, sickly
whining all'air, but bating a lone ofexeg
geration, and one or two inaccuracies
springing ont of a very natural desire to
make~ his own hearing in the liotn's den as
heroic as po~sib'le, we ltelieve his lament
able history, is tolerabtly correct. aod es
tablishtes clearly .enough that per--onalhy,
as nesaidh in noticinA the affair at the time
he was kindly and considerately treated.
He wvas ceritainly very mtneh frightened,
atnd believed hiinisehf on the point of being
caltwampously chawed up. Now the
amounts of it wjas, thtat thie community
would not. hiave allowed him to stay .bere
on.his. incendiary errand, and if.he had
persistedl in not using-his own powers'of
lo~omibtin,,' they would have transported
hinm, -ntd exported htm For ourselves
we were at the time of the opin'ion eipresL
sed by the N. Orleans Courier in the casd'
of Mr. Hubbard. thlat hbe'was a'proper
subject for the city police and should have.
been taken up immediately ad put in the
guard house, as an enemy to the peace and
good order of the city. Bbt we chose nob
io interfere-deemi-ng the matter safe ia
the hands of the authorities. If Masba'
chusetts senils another such agetnt here, he
will not be likely to race as wolf. We are
a -peaceable people in Charlestn-, hut get
vexed. sumetimes and. can't stand every
Thi~~Dwf.-The Baltimo~re -Atperian
of Tuesday says by last night's titi rrota~1
Washington. positive information was re -
ceived that~Messrs. Chingmam sudYaneeT
had-met yesterday- afternoon, at three o~
clock in the vicinit of Beitsville,-Piine
IGeorge's Countj Md. and that~ after'ono
exchange ofishots, in-which--^-either par
ty eostainedlinjury, he difficulty betweepa-"
them wascoucludled by 'mutual expa
tions and conesiotns. .i . .
BanneriState.-The Lotiisvile,(Mts.) -.
Bainner' says.: . "It app ears that..Sont,
'Carol ina is the Banner State. Tlfe Char
Slesion Rrerdury .estimates the d fo'ertio
Smajority al ,50.000. Mr Pickens satd sin ~
Baltimore, "the Whigs-in Souln Caroli-.
na were as scarce as tile stones.. The
pointo2.the jest is the truth of it.
It is iniid that no less thtrty esi. Pass
of shigatny- were brou e heC cri n
nal courtWef' Philadelp no the&