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We will cling to the Pillars of the Temsblc of our Liberies, and it must fall, we will Perish anidt the Enins.n
VLUME X.Eg0- outHos 8 Jnag8114 o
Siiesiff's - ales.
BY virtue oi sundiy writs 01 FieriFa
cias,-I will iroceed to sell at Edge
fieid Court-Hfouse,/oi the First Monday
a'nd Tuesday in February itext, he follow
-William, H. Melton, for aiother vs.
Jonatliad Fouts, a tract of land containing
[eigliny -Acress more or ,less, on Cloud's
Creek, adjoint'ng the lads of Cal Wat
kins, Nithri Norris and otlirs.
Millidge Galphin antd others vs. _5illidge
: Maukirioui; Adtiadistrator, one Negro Boy
Villiam Hains, Jr. and others vs. Chas.
B. Curier, one Horse, Saddle and Bridle.
! Jares Miller vs. Dudley Rountree, one
Negro.Woman, b3 the name of Charlotte,
sand two Horses.
Olivir. Towles, ordinary v-. D. Atkin
eon' and'others; hank of Hamburg and
others vs. Ahe same, the tract of land
'where ttie Defendant livescontaining eight
.hundred and sixty Act es, more or less, ad
joining the lands of Abner Whatley dnd
others, also, the following Negro Slaves,
to-wit: Harkless, Be, ' Esther, Cupid,
Will, Big Sam, Lttle Sam, Patience and
her child Lucy, Laura, Charles, and old
John Bauskett vs. Sidney S. Boyce and
Bebjanin Gallman, the tract o'land where
the Defenditit Benjamin Gallinan lives,
adjoining the lands of Francis Bettis and
Hadaey Cooper and others vs. Catherine
Tanker.ley, the tract of land where the
Defendant lives. contaiuing ,one hund'eAl
and fifty acres, more or less, adjoining the
lands of Muscoe Samuel and others.
David Richardson vs. Isaac Herring.
the tract of land where the defendant lives.
containing one butidred and twenty-fivo
Acres, more or less, adjoining lands of
William Padgett, Jertemiah Morgan'anl
David Richardson vs. John C. liuskey,
u tract of land containing sevety acres.
more or less, the property of the Defend
ant, adjoining the lands of William Pad
-gett. Ann Butler and others.
David Richardson vs. G~eorge Free, the
tract of land where the Defendant lives,
contai.iing utne hundred ind fifteen Acres.
more oo less,.adjoining the lands of James
Adams. John Lowety and others.
V~ayjd',Ricliardsun vs. John May. the
containing one hundred and sixty Acres,
more or less, adjoining the lands of Alfred
Iay, Mary Crooker and others.
David Tool and others vs. George N.
Pardue, one Negro Boy, lilly.
William Dodd and others vs. Charles
Price, one Negro, Jack; four head (f Ilor
ses; one road Waggmn anti one Durhecn
B. F. Gouedy; Tax Collector vs. Joht
Marsh, the tract oaf land w here the. IIt
fendant lives. adjoining the lands of A
Sibly and others.
B. F. Gotiedy, Tax Collector vs. John
Sturiennegge-r, the tract of tant where the
Defendant lives, adjoining the lands of
Dudley Rountree and bthers.
Brannen & Mundy vs. Relbecca Uug
and Edward Settle, the tract of land where
the Defendant Rebecca Bug lives, contain
ing one hundred Acres, more or less, ad
joining the lands of Maigaret Ogilvie and
Michael Barr, Administrator vs. Rob't.
T. Moore and William Bridges, the tract
of land where Samuel Mobre lived, ai the
time of ii death, contaiping nine hundred
Acres, more or less, adjoining the lands of
Joel Inabnett and others
Sarah C Joor and others vs. J. Mose
ley. three cgro Slaves, to-witi Sam,
- JefT and Aaron.
H. BOUL.WA RE, B. E. D.
Jan. 11 3:51
B Y virtue oF an Execti on to me direct
.ed, I will proceed to sell at Edgefield
Court House, on the first Monday and
Tuesday in February next, the following
William H. Moss, Administrator vs.
Rachel Moss, the tract of land known as
the Spring Field, containing five hundred
and thirty-five Acres, more or less, adjoin
ing .the lands of Malachi Brun'son, Dr. R.
T. Mime and othters. Sold on a credit of
one and two years, the purchaser to give
Note and approved security, and a Mort
gage of the, premises if required. Costs
to be paid itn Cash.
H. BOULWARE, s. E. D.
Jan. 15 3t 51
Statte -of- South Carohina,
EDGEFI ELD DIST RICT, ,
5arah Raiford. Applicant,
vs. - Sumbians
William Raiford -- e
and othters, I Partilion.
BY an order front Johni Hill, E~sq.. Ordi
.nary of the District aforesaid. I wilt pro
ceed to selI at Edgeflield Coturt House, on the
First Montday in February next, the latnds be
longing to the Estutte of Johnt D. Raiford, de
ceae situate in the Districi aforesaidh, on the
kong ana Roa'd, conataining -
acres, more or less, bounded by lands of Avory
Bland. Autos -Holmes. James Holland, Jaines
C.8Smyley and William. McDaniel. Sold on
a credit .ttntil the -first day 'of-Januqry next.
-Purchasers to give bond and approved parson
al security, and a mortgage of .the premines to
the Ordinary' to sectnre the.pinchase money.
-Costs to be paidin cash.
January 10 H. -O St-- s. 51
St te of Kouth Uarolina,
A J. Lawson.
. Y virtue of the .1fortgage in the ahdve
- case, I will proceed to sell at Edgefield
Court House. on the First Monday and Tues
day in February next. the following Negro
slaves, to-wit: Antony, Abram. Arnold, Al
fred, Bill, Isabel. Lucy, Moses. Little Peggy,
Bob, Ramson, Sam, Suckey. Thisby, York,
Rhoda, Emily, Thomas. Frank, James and
11. BOULW ARE, s. E. D.
January 10 3r 51
btate of 'noutis ( arolina,
EDGEf'I E LD DeSTRICT.
John B Gordon.
BY virtue of the Mortgage in the above
ase., I will -proceed to sell at Ed.sefield
Court House, on the First Monday and Tues
dayiiiFebruarynext.the following Negro slaves,
to-wit. -Jerry, Edinund, Elbert, Lucy. Balding,
Virginia. Angustus, N-tthan, Eliza, Zilph, Cae
ter, Julia, Fanny and Leah.
Ht. BOULWARE, s. E. D.
January 10 't 51
State of South Carolina,
Charles Jones and Wife,
Applicants, vs. Summons in
-B. F. Jones and othersi Partitian.
Y an order fron John Hill, Esq., Ordi.
B nary of the District aforesaid, I will. pro
ceed to sell at Edgefield Court House, on the
First Monday in February next, the lands be
longin, to the Estate of Joseph P. Jones, Sen.
deceased, situate in said District. on Cedar
Creek, waters of llorn's Creek. bosluded on
landsof Mansfield Hollngsworth, 1. T. Mims,
M. N. Abney, Nancy Jones aind others, con
taining two hundred and ninety-three (293)
acres, more or less. sold on a credit until the
first day ofJanuary next. Purchasers to give
bond jand ap proved personal security, and a
mortgage of the premises to the Ordinary to
secure the purchase tmoney.
Costs to be paid in cash.
. BOJULWARE. s. E. D.
January10- 3 51
-State of boutII-Unlio
Bates Wren and others.
Wim. Wren and others, Partition.
B Y an order from Joint Hill, Esq., Ordinary
of Edgefle d District, I will proseed to
sell at Edgetield Court House. on the First
Monday in February next. the lands belonging
to the Estase of Bates Wren Sen., dc-eased,
situate infithe District aforesaid, on W ine Greek,
branch of Turkey Creek, waters of S-avannah
ltiver, bounded by lands owned by the Widow
Thomas, Widow Alartin and others, contanitg
sixty (00) acres, maore orless, sold on a ciedit
until the first day of January next. Purclha
sers to give bond and apprrived perzonal secn
rity, and a mortgage of the prenises to the
ordinary to secure the purtmhase ionCy.
Costs to he paid in cash.
11. BOULWARE, s. E. D.
January 10 3t 51
EiP She riff's Sale. 4
State of South Caiolina.
John Carpenter, a
B Y virtue of the Mortgage in the alove
stated case, I. will 1roceed to sell at
Edgefield Court Honse. on the First Monday
in February next, the following named Negro
lave, to-wit: Mary Ann.
Termis cash. ..
Tem ah. BOULWARE, s. E. u.
,ianunfy 17 3t 51
State of South Calrolna.
Sarah Raitord, Applicaot,
vs. William Raifordl and
IT appearing to my satisfaction, that
IWilliam Raiford, Thomas Raiford.
Roberti Raiford, James R ailord, Malechi
Ratford, and Elizabeth, wife of John J.
Wimberly, and the children of Nancy
Burt, the names and number of said chil
dren unknown, late the wife of Orsmus
Burt, Defendants in the above stated case,
reside n ithout the liir its of this State, it is
therefore ordered that they do appear aud
oh'ject to the division or sale of the Real
Estate of John D. Railiord. deceased, on
or before the third dlay of March next, or
their consent to the .aame will be entered
Given under my hansi,.at my office, this
the 3rd day of Decent.her,.1844.
JOHN HiLL, o. E. D.
Dec. 3 12t 46
Notice to Guardians. &c.
UARDIANS, Trustees and Receivers.
nsre hereby notified to mnake their annsual,
rettuns before me on or before the first day of
S. S. TOM PKINS, CL. a .D.
Commaissioner's Office. Jan. 1 tf 49
A LL persons inidebted to the l'state of D
*t.W. Tibbetts. deceased. are requzested to
make piayment immediately, and those having
demands against said Estate svill present them
according to law for payment.
J. D. TIBBETTS, Administrator.
Oct.9, .-tf 37
(" The friends of Lieut. JAMEs B.
H AiRts, announce him as a candidate for
the office ofijax Collector at the next elec
For the Advcrier.
LETTER NO. 1.
. Temperance Lecture iW a
Mr. Editor:- 1hd proiiise yon ciacted from
me, that I should frot ine td tinip transmit
you sketches of my travels, I will fulfil, by
puttinj them in the form of Letters.
All necessary darigemehts being coniile
ted, I entered in my voyage of discovery.
Haing taken liiy ieat in the Stage. I looked
in vain for one of those pretty. mysterious. be
Witching young creatures, who invariably form
one of the passengers of every Stage-coach in a
Novel. But alas! I only saw a red-atced,
stump.nosed, squinting old lady-a lean, lank,
middle aged man, whose red nose accused him
strongly of having formed a close intimacy
with the brandy bottle-and a pot Ely gentleman,
of about forty, with good humored countenf
Ance, in every line of which intelligence as
stamped. The "all right" being soon given,
off we stared at full trot. Aiis usual on sucli
occasions, the .conversation- conmenced b.
one stale observations about :lfie Weathdr
Politics was iext broughi 'upon the iapis, and
I observed that both parties ought to use mare
temperance in their dischssions. 'Tamprance,'
said our female friend 'Tamprance, I guess
I have hearn the greatest Tamnpiance Lectur
about these diggins. It* he didn't teer all thi
whiskey drinker@ into ten thousand flinders, my
name aint Susan O'Flanagai. ie breke two
drain shop keepers spang up-divil a pint of
whiskey could they sell aler that lectur. The
blagguards had to talke to hard work for a
liven, instead of making fortune by ruining so
maiy everlastin' fools, selling them pisen
the lectrriig-tinaan said pisen, and - . ihe
stage receiving a severe jerk, it set our elo.
qt.ent lady cougmiiig, and gave our red nosed
fellow-traveltet an opportunity to observe, that:
miei bouild nave but httle confidence in thtn
selves, who by signing away their fiecty,
whicn preventa them troma tuatg a moderate
diruk wnen tary list, uiaie siuves of tnen
selves.' Lilbetty,' said our protuy ieind, *iib
erty! il teli you a drunaasuas ulierty. le uri
tie 11lerLy to wear. a tattered coat-ie lia th
Lie nias tue ilet ty to'jet its toes ind heels peep
tiruugh it as shoes. i1e han tue liberty to luae.
Ils t1ugius it. a gutter, and hid nas tue aiterty
to live au uae a beast. lavr, tudccd!. i it)
tile galley -stav: IS a hing coliparei to a UrunIa
urd, lui lie as ilope ; lie can luok lut waif to
,le druisenarti there li n liupe. *aiose ainu
closer does tai irun-Uliama U deouaitery cult
arotti Is body, unutl tie as crusned t utita,
Is) its very weight. kes-lor tile urumtdru
LIre i3 t~o naope, eitler here or netuaiter, ex
cept fi rjoirmatuin '
T riend,' said the other, apparently aina
allected, ' You speaK witiu so MuCH wat mait anu
earnestness, ytl 1iost have DUIn a sufferer,
eiller in yout own person, or it thit'ot a near
and dear friend.'
-Your conjectuie is rigiat.' said the other. 'i
hav beent a suhlerei, and I myseit have been
the culprit who indicted tiem. uh, Gud-! it
tmakes ue siudder to thiult of the pat and an
guishi I caused iny wife and cinuldren.'
'i these sad recollections are not too pain
huh to yon,' said 1, *would yot favor us with
your experieuce. Yor you, lo doutit, are
aware, taat even trom the llae and experienice
oi a iuid, were it recorded, advathiges ungit
be ierived-aid y ouri; uidountedly wi beii.
etit us, (glanig at our red-nosed friend.)
-your idius.ity i laudable,' said lie,'anid I
laite pseudsuro ini grattiyinig it, though you'll find
tizy story iio uincomtnun one.'
W e wei-e all attention-aiid even faIrs. Susan
O'Fhaunagan pricked n j hiet ears Wuad ipeniedh
her .squiinting eyes, as far as thaey would udait
of, as our friend begran: 'I will pass over
my earlier days, aa they were die satme as tiose
of others. Whleun ighew up to manhood, I was
respected by tmy neighbors, ar my stetadmess
oh habits'and attentton to business. Mly ;m-.
rents dyatng early, they leftime, (lan otnly ctiihd.)
in ptossession of a handsoume l ortunie. klavmng
comipiered nay studies, I weut home to look
af ter imy atlairs there. But soona u feelinig of
loneliness crept over m,:, atnd I longed to tinid
a benig wnth wvhoum could .in one fato my
heart, aiy fortune anua ay being baceni." In a
lovely creature om the netghoitnuod i lound
all I could desire-anid at tile age of 'JI w as
married. I was the happiest of the happy.
A lovely boy, the frumt of our miariiage, served
to draw closer the tie of uttectuon that boumid
mue to miy ife. But alas! T'he deomin Alco'
hol one day tempted toe. I tastcd-aiid was
a ruimed mani! At first I draint atoderately.
Aly appetite becomiig miore mtorbid, may iba,
tionis incrtetsed. umai'y, I staid otit late a1
night, iand returnted to my family, drutik. To
the gentle admoitionts of my wife I otnly re
turned hiarshI words and curses. Iiaily my
Lury,my inadntess -increased-daiy any pros
perity decreasad, utill at fast, I wvas sold out
ul hiottse and home, anid left peniiless and
homeless-a beggar in the wvide world-wit,
nione to cheer and comfort, niotie to tymipa.
thtize with nme. Yes', there was otie!' - fy wile!
Though nursed by wealth, and reared in luxu
rys sa'lt lap, yet she clung to mein that dark hotbr,
1mtd follow ed me to the abode of poverty atnd
,misery, linrginrg with woman's tenacity to the
hope Oday reforring me. Oh,how oftc
when jime home flushed with .drink, a
demon . by eyes, and curses on my lips, ho:
oftendi Gid her on her knees praying fi
strtIlgt. ,0 support and patience to bear. i
load of ery. And though I treated her wit
less- ese than -the ravenous wolf woul
treat i ate, Yet her loi' to ine was i
changed:ind as fervent as the day on which
first claj'd her to my bosom, and swora to loN
and c i'drhik her-and only seemed to gathi
strengt'fan the very oiposition it enebi
tered. UlI, woman; wdman! Could but Ila
know thedull value of that great gift of heavet
how would he love-it! How would he oheris
it! He would shield it from the storm and sur
froi patn and from sori-dw. Instead of th
slave; el.should be his household-goddess"
heart.'oiiheart; for all that the gods lin
giveneaitiiiof loveliness and excellence blend
i t C p uiposition, and is told in the nagi,
word, '97Vonaii !"
kebii-jed far from the scene of nty degra
diation. ot still'tlie lash of adversity fell un
haede my back. Daily did I spend thi
few cent, I earned in a dram-shop.. while mj
ife ad ildren lied scarec a crumb to gnaw
or- a co ing to hide their nakedijess.
One ,'ening ny friends persuaded me tc
accomp y. tem to the public hall-there ta
listen T eoparaticeLecture. which was tc
be delived that evening. Dreading io heat
the trutlia pliad the vatt of a coat as an ex.
case. -T *is was obviated by one of them offer
ing to 1 moone. Thusarrayed in borrowed
plum -accotmlianied them to the lectur
roon, fI ly determined mit to be convinced
The f as crowded, and such was the burn
ing eloq hee of the speaker that there was noi
a singfejndividual in that house whose eye.,
was not infilied with tears.
In a vid a light did ie paint my hiorrid
situati at for the first time I saw the frighit.
ful prec e on wilich I stood, aud the yawning
hell belov. which threatened to engulph me,
I wept 4e a child. When lie called for sig
naltur was the fitst to rise. and when I wrote
any i in that book of Afe, the siout of ap
plau t greeted ine. made ime t-omiblb ir
e b. Ihare head the shoutfOranguilih
the eipair, the piercing shriek of wanrn
There d. silently and fervently irayin,
to the giver of life,.to keep ie steadfast in my1
resolution. And I have kept it.
If at any tune after this -I wavered. tat shoni
whiich never ceiased iinging in my ears cheeret
ie onward and served ine as a ;uide to poini
out the path ofduty. I was a reformed iman
and fron tnat nionient I prospered. I soon
gained charactur as an industrious mann-char
acter gained ne credit, credit cbpital, nad cap,
'Oh,' saji Mrs. O'Planagacn, 'if crakter i:
wenith, sure Mr. O'Flanagan ought to be ricn
for lie has such a nice crdftker, and my uglt
neighibor Mr B., bad luck to him, poor, for hi
has no crackter at all, at all.'
T is raised a laugh oh shame at the expiens
of the ladj.
'Your story has interested me.' said our lea(
friend, *' too. though never at druikard. hav
been a sufferer front the use of ardeut spirits
but hope with the help of God, like you to re
form ere it is too late.' -
A few tbinies after we drove into Hamburg
Yours. &c.. ~ J.
Edgefield, January 1845.
Cotisequeite6 of Advertising.-The Bos
tn Journal of Wednesda3 relates the i*,
low ing conisequtenees of ad vertising: "Gea
WV. Wai'ren inserteil and advertisemen' it
outr paper of Saturday. stating that Ite wai
about to dispose of his large stock of good
at very redluced prices; and his store hat
been thiroaged- flooded-insinuated w i
customers ever sincee-inisomuch that tha
enterprising proprietor atnd all hisi clerks
are actuaihy exhausted with their contini
ual labors int waiing upon their visitors
Indeed yesterday, after about one huindre
and fifty ladies were arranged alung hi
counters, 'otusily employed in examiinin
and buying goodls, he hound himself ude
the necessity of closig the doors for a timn
and preventing others frm attempting
Interesting Facts in Brief.-Qut of e y
ery thousand anen, twenty die annually
The numher of inhabitants of a city
country is renewed every thirty year
The ntumnber of old men who die in cal
weather is, to- the number of those wh
die ini warm weather, seven to four. Th~
tmen able to beer arms form the fourth c
the inhiabitanute of a country. . The pry
portion between tne deaths of women an
men is one hundred to one hundred ani
eight. The probable aduration of remal
life us sixty, but, after that period, the cal
culation is amore favorable to them than
men. Otte half of those whao are biorn di
befo~re they attain the age of sevenceer
Among three ahousatnd one hutndred an
twenty-five who die, it appeai-s by th
registers, that that there is only one perso
of one hulndr~ed years of age. More oh
men are fotnnd in elevated situations tha
are found in elevatedl situations than at
found in valleys and plains.
MortahIuy.of Drunkards-It is estimi
ted that in Greal. Brirain alone six hundre
dr.mkards die weekly. We have nod dul
that half that tmber go tothegraie,i
like termr in this country
'| ree of - e most frealtIkw bsiness me:
e of New York,-It is stated in Hunts ler
chants' Magazine ihat Preserved Fish com
P3iee PrsretFs o
fr mened life as an apprentice to a Black
1 stith. ad his oa t siuation was that of i
seaman oni board of a whaling ship. Fron
being a hand before the mest, he rose t(
d be a mate, and finally commander, and it
this .hazardoui pursuit he amassed ita
I foundation of his fortune. .Srxul Aliey wal
e bound, when a small'hoy. apprentice to
r, coachmaker. During hi apprenticeshiF
r his father died, and left him totally depeu.
dent on his own exertions. The very
clothes he wore lie was obliged ib earn by
toiling extra hours, after.the usual tine of
leaving off work had passed. The foun
dation of his fortu.ne he acquired by the
exercise-of frugality and prudence while a
journeyman mechanic. Cornelius W.
Lawrence, late Mayor of New York, and
now president of the Bank of the Stie of
New York, was a fariers boy, and work.
edi many a day in rain and shunshine on
Loug-island. There were few 'ads with
in twenty miles of him tht could mon a
wider* swarth or turn a neater furron.
These men have been i e architects of
their own fortunes; they have eainad them
by the sweat of their brows: and their very
wealth, besides the otheromeaus of doing
good to their fellow mien wtiicia it puts in
their power, is, in itself, a perpetual stim
ulous . to the mechanic and ariisau to earn
a similar reward uy simitl,ir frugality, in
dustiy, and perseverance.
Moral and ithoysical courage are gene
rally understood and appreciated, btit
there is a kindred attribute which my be
denominated mental courage ; and the for
mer are not more indispetisible in the
eommon relations of lite, ihat is thedi'tee
to the- ticcesstul pursuit of knowleIge,
and diseipline of ihd mind. It itiplies a
hearty readiness, anti alacrity to all' kind.,
ot intellectual work, n ib the pow'ver ibld
the will to apply the forces of the mind
with steady and persevering vigor,. in
inanifestiig ditliculties. Much may doubt
less be done to promote this habit (if mind,
by a jidicious method of insiruction-telc
true ibject of wiich is not to rielieve the
student of the necessity of labor,b'ut to
direct n il tiinulate him to tle fse of his
oPfime, maode the folluoti"g remark to
his son on the subject : "No itan deserves
to lenen anything ni hich lie does not prin
cipally work out fir himself; and the hu
sine-ss of the instructer is to help nie schis
far out of otherwise inexplicaple diflicul
The formation of ibs habit mist, how
ier. depend principally in the student
himself. And in order to acquire it, the
mind should grapple vigorously with such
difficulties as occur, before extraneous aid
ofany kind is called in. The student
must expect to climb the .hill, and swin
the flood, and thread i lie lorest, in his in -
irllectual progress, as well as to wajk over
the smooth and level plain. And % hen
lie cores upon such difficihies, lie should
not to( re'adily take thw arm of an other,
but boldly and patiently try his own strength
upon it first. If lie succeeded i.. inaste
ring it. the acquisition will be much more
secure and valuable to him. It is thi se
very difficultiies, with the patient labor
itey require, n hich principally educate
the minid, tha' is. which call out and teach
it to inasier and apply its forces: it is
these dilficuiieh4, lhether of language or
ofsciences which the inid-comnbais in the
course of education, which produce the
acuteness the ready command of his re
sources that distinguished the scholar and
the thinker from the nieducated man.*
Sears' Mounthg lylMgazine.
Liquoring.-Wiuthin a few months past
we have nioticeit in the travelliing public an
increased disposition to "liquor," at the
dhiffe-rent posts where the materiel can h'e
obtained. The old fashioned piocket tick
lers are hegining again to be introduced
and we ovrselves have been invited to
partiiiate '"by word of month," of the
strong sceted drug, by a fellow travellet
in the rail road car, and have listened to a
if. :ful coimplaintt of another, because ii
~...s not furnuished as a whetter to his ap.
petite foi- breakfast.
From ibhe.e anid other 'signs ofthe
times," we have reason to appreh~end thai
on the subject of Temtperance, there is a
retrograde movement-tha t the ".escensus
.averoi-lhe descent to drunkenntess-is
r easy; and that many more amiotng the re
-pitedly sotira are tin their downward way
thither than is generally supposed -We
' allude to the subject that the friends o'
a htumanit~y who have labiored to avert the
f evil may not suppose the victory is secure.
rThe New York ,Journal or Commerce
correspondlent indulges in the following
I predict that President Tyler will have
a foreign missiou-probabhly to London
under M r. Polk's administratioin.
I predict that Mr. Calhoun, and Mr
Clay, as wvell as Mr. Webster, will comi
bac.k to the Senate.
a I predlict that Andrew Stephenson, o
e Va., will be the Secretary of State afte
the 3d of March next..
I predict that the House, at this Session
will pass some bill oli joint resoluition fa
d the annexad~on of Texas, and that tbe Sen
ate will rejet it.
an I predict that~ if: Texas be not anne're
in 1845, she never will be.
From thei Cassville Pioneed'
This world as alla bustling show, .
For man's delusion giveit;
The sacks is bran, of ragsend tow,
I Ate ull so nice by heaven.
Oar attention has been called to. ih
suliject by two leading articles, Avhich ap
peared in ihe Little Georgian of last week.
Our opiuon about these hinder pt-lono
of women'Sdress. are, that editors have
but little to do, to take such iniuteand
incorrect. views of a Lady's hustle..,
also-considegr it- a pri- ate affair, that edi.
tors have.nothing.to do with. It is.trve,
that antiquarian notions may be intruduced
by writers in. relation to those habits tsed
by the Ladies in modern days, buti wd
doubt very tnuch whetler'ithey havei -.anAy.,
sem..lance of those worm by their ili.
trious predecessors. Dffierence of opin
ion, hont ever, has. no limit in this world
aud therefore we consider.that"the tern
bustle, as used by ancient writers, was a
fancy habit, which was worn dn the out
side of lite dress, directly around the waist,
which was consider an extra fancy la toot,
which none but the nohility was entitled to
wear. These are our views, but not
withistandin;. we have no objection to 1h6
anodern cut, as it is an extra touch. -whicl
has some charms, and a grat.tendeacy t*
captivate the lady loving portion of nan
kind. We subjoin Sam Slik's ideas,
which are cuptandum notions.
--I swatn to main, it gives a fellow a sort
of an all-overisn feelin' to see a gal-with -
one of them things on. I'll be dara-d it.
me heart don' jump clear into my mouth
every time I set my eyes on 'en.".
. Petrifaction,.-Tie R astern Argus says
A %iriter im the New 1I.impshirPatriot,
froin lota Territory, reltes sonve curious.
ncidenis of petrifaction in that soil. "There
it:sbinething in noe nature of the soil which
petrities inany suabstances, itch as shellst
wood, bark, fish, feathers, insects and rep
tiles. I have seen .thetm of all these ari.,
otis kinds-some very natural fish and in
sects, and I saw one complete twing with
all the feathers. There was a very'sin-.
gul-ar instance of petrifaction discovered
yesterday in 'his town. The citizens jiave
built a new d'emetery and have renioved
many of their friends from the old gcave
yard to it. Milany-ofthe coffins have kbpll
Yesterday, id attempting to remove a.
-iMrs. Evans, who lied been dead. about
five years, they found it difficult to get the
coffin out of the grave, anid curiosity exci
ted them to opefi it, and they found ibe
body in a state of ietrifaction. The nose
and some parts of the body were oecajed,
but the neck and the wrinkles in the flesh
were perfectly natural. The flesh on one -
of ie'l- lgs tiad the app- -raa -C T4 w1hat is
usually terired goose flesh Petrifaction -
was not entirely complete except on the
exterior. I did not see the body' Dut I saw
somte pieces taken from it. They had the
appearance of limestone. So much for
the marvelous But singular as it may
be, it is true."
buand.-There has beeh a great deal
said of late as to the usefuluese and depos
iles of Guan-o; all of which deserve the at
tention of the agriculturists, gardener, and
the enterprize; still we are of opinion that
people should not run wild after a foreign
article whu it can lie procured nearer
home, andl of as good a qua!ity. To ex
plain the origin of this manure to our rea
ders who do not understand the name and
nature of the saine, we will simply inen- -
tion, that Guano is taken from an Island
called Ichabooe; and courains, as the sail
ors say, "the father of all dunghills an
enorinous mass of bird's manure, lyina 3
feet deep on the greater part of the island,
wIth a beastly, amelhidg bottle snrt-ofinass.
looking like and snlfmixed with rottetr
But as we were going to say; there is
just such manutre, on an island In Lake
Jesuap, Flo., 'aiade after the same manner'
and of like ma terial, onily there is not quite
a bulk at any one of these deposites, as
there is on the island of lkhahoe: ihuiugi
sufficient to supply all demands for fihr'
present. Some of those heaps in the Lalie
teach 30 fee in height, and lhe bit~d,-ndd
daily to the mass. Steamboats eat- reach
those islands very readily, and no doubt
ain enterprise of this sort n oatld prove pro
fitable. One thing is certaina, Lake Jesup.
is mutch nearer to us than Africa. and the
article is equally as valuable.-Hamdburg
Counentient.-The fountiain- ofcontenut
must spring tup in the mind; and he who
has so little knowledge of htin n;aure
as. to seek happainess in changin any thinig
but his owna dispositioni, will w aste his life
in fruitless efUorts, 'nd multiply the griefs
which he proposes to remoave.
ICast Iron Stereoty pe.-E x periment s an
der the supteritntendence tof Herr Dase, in
spector of mtines at Ribelantd, in the .
*Ducby of Brunswidk, with a viewv to
make cast iron as rhe eheaper and mor&
durable material, applicable to the prepa
ratiin of'tereotype plates. hai resulti&
ini the puliication of a cast ii-on stereotype'.
edition of the Bible, published at Nord
r haudsen,-;he price of which, with mavgins~
al readinagsi is 9 ggr. or 26-cents.
. Sufied any Way!.-A poom man latfely -
r applied to~a charitable lady in London to
rpcie tbit adiso- to hospital. - ih.
rele~h.tshe only subscribed to a lying -
inhospitalI-. "That's the very tbing, ma',
Sam,".i- he, "for I have been so-long
tyng out that I now want to tie in