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;orresponde of the Er. Nees.,
W1AsBGDTo, Feb. 2,1846.
gave notice of, a bill- to incorporate the
Texas Navy .1i1t that 'of the United
Numerous me moriais w'ere presented
askirig the' adoption .-of immediate imen
sures, fbr the defence of the commerce of
- the lakes, ana or the towns adjacent
In the..House,,a. memorial was present
ed from ihe siidow of Captain Gray, the
discoverer of the Columbia River, asking
for. a pension. It* was referred to -the
Comittee onf Pensions.
Air. Tib'otis, with a view of feeling
the pulse of the House on the Oregon
subject, offered a resolution to terminate
lte debate on Monday nex, but if was
laid otn the table by ' vote of 99 to 88.
The consideration of the notice resolu
tiou was again resumed in Committee of
the Whole, and Ar.' Thompson, of Alissis
6tppi,. gave his views in support of it.
Th'e Cominittee then rose for wapt of a
quorun, and the house adjournid.
Owing i) the Mexico news which ar
raved on Saturday, a message fromi the
President was expected today. It will
probably'he sent 4omorro'w. Matters can
nOt long renai I as they are.
This tmorring at Blandensburg a fatal
duel was fought between a Doctor John.
son. atd i Mr. Jones, both of North Car
olina. It: appears that tite partiea catte
hero on purpose to fight. The Doctor was
shot through the head and died instauily.
The survivor and ilte seconds, it is said,
are all in custody. It is said that the
Doctor was ermpiuyed in ie framily of
Jones, and that the cause of te duel was
the had conduct of the Doctor towards
sotme of the iemaalcs of the fanily.
Correspndence of the Char. Courier.
No bueitiess of interest has been trac.ed
today in dtlher House.
.Mr. Gahobt today, presented the Me
mortali ut alilelphais Cortvehtion, rela
tiagj..to.theim.proyenenat of connumnca
tion la the- Westrad its de entce. lMr. C.
rcmarifeCipon the ability wrich charac
terizeddio doCtaiituts, and expressed his
general coni'orrence in. its .prohpositions, so
ta4r a's teymight be consibtent with the
Constuitutin.' Tile me'miorialwas on Air.
C' S utqig eJerretd to' a Select Coutrnit
p *rdevwhieclat ii tile navy
mentattio bil; as passei. over, anI
Setjate went-wuto Executive Session
_ g JtWsa tlnary.nomintiations.. -
a iHouse, ir. brtigoole offered as
- sjbsiitute fur., the Oregona Reiolo ion. a
bhiliabprpidesto( the abrogataion of
- thegonventioaMofal.87,.and the protde
tionuLfseilers,' but expressly gatard's a
gugisPy infraction of the. provisions o
ieCnvn~noitte a shaL eaist.
~~uif~3h MV1ough -not 41~ 4 ole
Tfor. improvingb hit porto oh the .Vest
which we already had, and he.-presented
WFronA thc'Ball. Anerican,'Jan. 31.[
. Lu&Aeiyou'Bi-ana and-the RIVCr Plate.
-The brag Argyle, Couksey, at this port
yesterday.lroi!m..Bio tie Janeiro, whence
sbhesailed on the 18th Dec., and the brig
Saldana, Stuhbs, also fromt the sane place,
having sailed on the 20th Dec. bring inter
estisg 'id'iiices frim that q-.arter. It will be
seen) frotn fte annexed letiara that the
cotmineid forces of the Englisht ansd French
had achieved a vietmty over the- Argentinte
troops, andI captured the forts as the mtotit.
-of the river Paranat. A t Rio de Janeiro the
*price of Flour had improved:
Rio de Janeiro, 37th Dee; I135.
- Tlie'alh absorbing topic ol the day is the
late tremetndous etngagemeuth between rthe
Anglo allied forces at the River Alatte,
and some of~osas' batteries at the tmouth
of the River Parana. The newspalpers
will doubtless teem wilth the paratculars
of the proceedings on both sidhes. Otn the
pari t of the Etnghish and Frenich the victury
- un s comrplete tndeed; not, htowever
withoatt serions losses as regards life, and
proper's ini the nt ay of shippitng.
The Enrghash brig of wa Dolphmn alone
received Itt7 round shot in her htull and
rtgging durin-g the erngagemnent. The
Frenuch stettamer Fttlton 104 shost; arid a
French-vessel, or at leavt a vessel mannted
by Fretnehtmen, but formerly belonging to
the Bustnos Ayrcans, was con-ptetely
riddled. The total loss of thte allies unto
uts to about 150 Jfild and woutnded,
wvhile on the part of the enetny tno correct
.statemtent has yct been made public.
Report says thtat upwards if 800 men are
miissinag. Qertain it is thtat in one fort no
le~s than 250. bedies were found, and in
attorher suome 150 or 160 and whatt is still
Snore stranage, they were all blacks-. To
account for thise, it is said that as fast as
a..white nian fell, ktlled or wtounaded, he
a ~s ituaiediately carried off wvhile the
poor blacks were kep at is and lay where
they fell. . mieal.wece
- Onte oc twice these msrbewece
-attempted-to flee, from the forts, but no
sooner did they attempt it, than Rtosas
cavalry charged on thetm, anad compelled
:them to return to their guns at the point
f.~t the .lance. Rosas seemed to have
-aniicipatedthte flight. of his men, anad
placed these cavalry ther6eton purpose to
keep rthem in cheek; for etn thi hantcing of
some 450 men from the vessels of war,
sldyiet wilth but very li:tte opposition.
s5~The Legislatutre of Mlichigan has passed
4 reoutionrs declaring- our title to the whtole
~oOegosi up to'54 degrees 40 minutes,
" '-t ecienars and, inconresuiple,"' anti the
tf~Cok49 as d biuntdary to be art evi
.s~epee of .our spirit of liberal cottcessionl
- irg si g 'e of, the notice and the
adoft or~ tePreident' arecommendat
n i'nytheprotest 'of the
7~r-iseg~ustfuropeati -interferenee or
hbe.Uijted States .Jurnal, puliished
a Washington has chnged, ats name and
~djaor Iitas nO .ecallsd' "The Datily
Tame," and, H.. H. Robinson, formerly
ofthe Cineincati Eugnirer' is ina the chair.
ItrmporFtint if True.--Extrac- of a letter
fro' Washmgton tU the New YorkOa
Mr. lcLane's.'despaches have at
length arrived, and though not containing
any ttatterof immediate connection. with
the adjustment of the Oregon question,
they confirm in the strongest terms. and
upon the best anthority, the opinion de.
rived from te British press and from pri
vate communicatiins, of the preservation
of peace. Assurances of the most relia
ble character are given that :he present
Ministry anxiously and sincerely desire to
bring these difliculties to a close upon
terms of honorable con promise, in which
every lega;l and equitable regard will bie
paid to the. pretensions of the United
The English Press.-Though the daily
press in Euglaud in confined exclusively
if' London, and large cities in that empire,
like Liverpool, Manchester or York,
which were they placed on our continent
wOukl give support to half a dozen dai- 4
lies each, are noti only content with pub
liiging weekly sheets; yet the English as 4
far excel its in the ei.terprise of their ptess
as we exceed them in the number of our A
Their corps of reporters is under the
most systematic government. extending
over all Europe and sending home details
of every circumstance of importance that
occuts itn :lie remotest portion of the cun- C
titicot. Not content with this, the "Morn- i
itng Chronicle" is now ahout to extend its '
enterprise Westward, and send a reportert
to tis country to report for that paper the a
proceeditigs of Congress. V
Some idea of the nature of the gigantic Y
newspaper establishments of Lotndon, c
may he derived from looking at the organ- i
ization of the "News," the paper inl which
Foster late of the - Examiner" is to be i
the prinbipal. and Dickens the literary ed- i
itor. The corps now engaged for the fi
News consists of a principal editor at o
.5150 per'week. six or seven assistant edi- u
tors at $45 each, a nanaging or business li
tman at $60. sixteen parliamentary report -
ers at 835 each, nine law reporters at $25, si
niite police reportets who receive just
what they can- make, being pnid by the -d
job, and several supernumeraries or "pen- k
nv a Hners" who pick up a trifle. itt an u
hrnest way. The secret of the success L
of the London papers lies in this iuxim si
which they all adopt as their principal of it
gavernment, - that no one is at libverty to
Consider himself either over-werked or k
A UG Us ., Feb. . T
Rail Road. Accident.-The Georgia ai
Rail Road has been the theatre of another
erious accident-the second within a few
lays As tihe dowtn ar) train was on its so
i ay on Wednesday. night, - when within cc
ifew: Miles of Crawfordville, the lassetn at
;er and .h aggage cars were sudtlenly w
brown' fom: the tratk. down an enbank- '.3
neni of soiie hre-or 4' feet, by - which 1a
lie former was very tmuch br6ken, injur b
ngqrmra .ot lesr altost -every passenger di
h~e w fe'o , J ra Dun can, Wa -pS
qaid to be very seriously if not fatafly.
The bther passengers escaped with some C
pretty severe bruises and ctts, though A
one. were, very serious. What caused
hit accident we have not been able to as
ertaiimi thottgh we learn that it was prob _
ably caused by the breaking of the "body .
olt" of the baggage car. e
The engine was not thrown from the Ic
track, ard as the engineer sooni obtained I
a car fron Crawfordville, the passengers i
all save Ml rs. Duncan and her family came q
mn to this city-.s
The enginteer on the freightt train arrived c
ysterda~y, w~e are pleased to learn reptics a
ented M~Irs. D. to lie improving, and her
injuries tnt to be so serious as was at birit C
Dr. Casrturight'Cs tAssays. -This work,
whichI is advertised for satle by Mlr. Walk
er, East Bay, has been poblisned itn at
eheap form, in the hope that it tnay find its e
vay itnto the hands of every otte at all 1
interested in lte perpetuity antd quiet of I
onur pecculiar institutions. It is comiprisedl ;
in an intronduct i't by the autthor, Satmuel
A. Cartw right, M. D., of Natcht z M'issis
sippi. and irt a Seriesof Letters addressed s
to R1ev. Williatm Winans, " bei-ng induce
tints fromt the Bacontian Philosophy, pro.
vitg thte trth of the Bible, attd the jus
ice andI benevolence of the decree doom- d
ing Cantaatn to lbe servant of servatnts," i
&c. The ttaitn object of the work is to
prove thIe identity of the Ethio.pian, ord
negro race, withI that of Canaan.
"1The facts protvitg the tdcntity, (says
the author,in his introduction,) atfiord unt- I
atswerabtle evidentce in stupport of the
trttth of the Bible- Collaterally, they a
will also serve to remove the objectiotns _
of tmany conscientious mien t -otur South
em institutionts; such, for itnstance, as re
ally love their cotuntry, are good men at
heart, an-d do not pursue abolitiotnism as
a means of aiding Great Britiii in her
sinister dlesigtns againtst thte agricultural,
manufacturing anid commetnrcial prospects
of the United S'tates, The very facts
whicht I shall adduce to identify Canaan
ini the Ethiapiant, will disclose the best
means of imaproving the condition of the
negro, whether itn what is called slavery
or freedom." .
Thte circutlation of thtis little work, it is
hoped, may lie as extensive as its mertts
entitle it to.-Cjar. CounerT.
More Anneration.--A recent letter from
Yucatan received at Nesv Orleans byway
of- Mexico says-<
The pteople of Yucatan are iii daity
x pect-ation- of declaring the i ndepetidettce
of that province. Oilences on the part of1
the Alexican Congress towards Yucatatt
have tdictated this step. Two assemblies
composed of thte most distitnguished per
sonages have already met to discuss the
measure of separation. anid much is said
of seeking assistance, should it he neces
sary, fromt the Cabtinet at Washitngton
rirginiaz..-The bill for a Rail Road
frm Rietimond "to the Ohio River has
passedl lot-h houses of the Legislatute of
Virgitia, and is nojv a la w.-Char. Cour.
There wveri- eighiteei. deaths by small"
r'.oa in Philadelphia last Weikl. -
I5TERK5Tjho AD1AN 'lTN
atllic betaeeen the Blackan
dtans.-A genienti4n irom
., icar the'Faibso tfiheIM.iouj Md UD
yards of tweity seven 'hun
istaut from St. Louis, recent ,
ias turnished the eItcvei le-vniih,
On the 17th of last June, so e.seven*
iundrei of the Crons fIll upoismiall
irty of the Blackfieergwhohad " med
ibout seventy lve iiiies froor . art,
iud in advance ot the main bod. :lhe
'rows killed tw entyiwo, ionnded-as ma
ty more, took upwards of a- hundied
wvoumen and chililreu prisoners, d eiuc
-eeded-in capturing threeihundied horses.
Inteligence of their disastrous defeat,
inving- been conveyed -to - th ~ft ckfee1,
hey came up, and, thougb I ess nua
)ers Jhan the Crows, atiac ilhem in
urn, and fought so desperdlysihat the
a11o were compelled to retreitoia, place
he' had stronagly Irtified, 'bich; they
ucceeded in reaching with aheir pItin
ler. though most of their. prKioers es
:aped. 'ihe Blackfeet. .were -not strong
mough to dislouge th 6erowsijam iheir
bosition, and ultimately retire....The
ictual number of -killed in tho allair, it
vas difhcult toobtain. "The Cgows ac
now ledge.l a loss of eight or ten killed
md several wounded. Our ifornant
lates that the Blackfeet intend to Te
-enge thiemselves'upon their ensimies the
usuing spriug. It appears that major
ty of the tribe were on the other.side. o.
le niountains, near the head:.01iters of
lie Columbia. whither it is th er.custom
f going every spring, and that ise who
vero engaged in ibis affair ivit.hte Crois
ere but an advanced party huliad re
rossed the mouninns soiew t. rlier
The Crows had beens drive into; the
eighborhood, who-re the fighi .urred
:hicut is called, in parlance, nli "Black
>ot Countiry."-by the Sioux ho were
ut in great furce againsthti .They
sually visit that section ot~h country
kewise, when the Blackectietat ent
About a fortnight before6th t, a
nail party of the Blackfeeai edthe
horse guard," at Fort F,' .a tra
Ing post of the An'erican r 3ompanyi
illed one man namel Jamne Rtiquair,
nose family is supposefI to ati.
ouis, seriously woundeq-a i Iger, -an
teceeded in stealing thirty h rsefrom
The Crons an-a Blackfee .may be
]own, are bit icr enemies, a tv. ys assail
g each other, wheiever:,ti ,Can get un
iportuity to do so, with usj mostii1ty.
he forner are very friendly j 'A tus,
3d the loner tribe-tireotly b.t
We learn th'at there -is grt k:ross int
me of the Diistd - eastof ir on ac
unt of 'e, s'eare - (ofeorn te au4
her stock are- saii, to ie for the
ait of provender,:ahd it is ti icul
.tnat-ianiy an oitait ~ lieir
mnilies%_ 'With - us, -,i u hviiv
e qutse casy, -had, nofl 1 ricts
a :uel o sforfutr _ich
r heatlsaree t a
at the- artiel's'jilen y in Ha b nd
olu mbia at ibh t7feents r bushe
Another Robery and anith .electin
-We are inforined that Mos S Levy,- the
Hays, juiir," of Qharleston, ade anoth
arrest yesterday, of an it, ividual bo
tig to the iudustrial corps. 1 appears
at a young maij named. ekson, had
ic guard attacined to his w tch cut on
ihursday evenidg last, and ti e watch fb
riacted from his pocket. H cormmiuni
Ited the fact to Levy yestfeiy minitg.
rid atbout dinner time, a yoti :g gentleman
alling himselt Pautse, Ly ons, was "earth
ii" by Levy, in Elliot sir eI, and the
*atch recovered. He was 4xained be
are tho .\ayor, cofitessed uIh robbery; anid
-as cutmmitted for further e amiinaton.
It will b~e perceived, by uh s piromupt de
ciion, that rogues htave bu little ciatnce
I escape- in Charleston, and we hope that
te City Counicil wvill adopt some men
ures to remunierate police officers for their
idet-eigabile exertions to ci ar our city oit
tieves and robbeis.. 'rho vagrant Ltw,
mo, sultliciently severe fo~r ,all purposes,
tould be rigid ly enhorced. Char. Lour.
MoBIts, Feb. 2.
[mportant from Meico -We are in
ebted to our friend Middleton, of the
lerald and Tribune, for the perusal of a
~tter frotm Pensacola, writteni in Sarur
sy last, from which we learn that the U.
tates hrig Sotmers had just arrived at
mat port from Vera Cruz bringing the im
ortant initelligetice that Get.. Arisia had
ecla r-d against the Paredes-Governnmeut
nd in favor of the restoraiioeof Herrera
-that throtnghouit the couintry the people
rere organizing i'n opposition to the pires
ui Admniniistrationi, assiigting as a reason
E~eir dread of war and hlondshed, and re
rettinig their having permitted Paredes
m overr biron thef.Herrera Administration
hr. Slidell w as stihlfat Jalapai, with bright
Such is the 6i0ief'anid hasty~accouint
urnished by ithe lierald's torrespondent,
rho wrote just as the mail wrs ieavsing,
h h a promises to furnish full particulars
n another letter. From the nature of
he intelligence we infer that the people
If Mexico are not prepared to encounter
war with the United States. and that
hiat ill fated country is on the ete of an
Unmasoaic Conduc.-The. German
ichinellPost uder date 'of the 22d Jann
try, gives the following staternent of an
axcitement amongs the M~vasoni.Fraterni
y at Lyons in France ,
" It is wyetl knower'1iat maigy ' of the
Prussiain Lodges refuse' the 'admission of
f ews. A Prtssi'Jsrielite.'a-esideat of.
[.yons, was hatefy-refused' admission into
moe of tho lodges tat .Berun, The gentle
natn who received thitanmasonic trc'at
nent, held a high sfano' among the order,
>eing one of thie fr~ officers of the
Grand Lodge at .:-~s Deeply inidig
ant at the instilt'Qd li 6jfered to him
telf and his peop'le bMito te Jiberal'pritn
riples which ebaraetzfele-urder,' on
uis return he laid 'a fall siatement of the
raio liefore his Jddee itwreupon the
lasonice Lodges in Lyonwaosblved to ex
Nde. ajI Irussian Alason rromnudmission.
1mi';the Lodgis ofihat city. This resw
tiioL with an accompanying report has
bebt printed, and ihpitsands have bein
Rev. Mr. Thornwell.-This. gentleman
who was elected during the past summer
to succeed Dr. Breckenridge as past6r of
the 2nd Presbyterian Church at Baltimore
fini.was prevented from accepting by the
trustees of the Coliege insisting on his
complying with tie rule which requires a
year's notice previousto the retirement of
a professor- has been again elected by ihe
cnngregatiOR, whohave resolved to await
the expiration of the year, so as to secure
his services. Mr. Thornwell has wrio'en
to the- congregation to state, that he will
spend the ensuing summer with his new
charge, and locate himself permanently
among them-eFirly in the next winter.
M , Asap t man , a venerable
citizen of Augusta died in that place on
Tuesday..in the 76th year of his age. Mr.
W. wasbo-n in Connecticut. butihad been
a rsideti of Augusta for more than fifty
Let no one say that I desire a slave
insurrection: ut i, sir. I doubt not that hun
dreds of thousands of honest and paliniotic
hearts wilt "laugh at your calamity, and
mock when your fear cometh."
. Tho above is a sentence from a pora
graph in a s.eech re-enly delivered in
Congress by Mr. Giddings, of Ohio. In
regard to this man, the Journal of Comm.
erce remarks.-" If war should come, these
fanatics will need looking after." We
think with the Journal of Commerce. that
Mr. Giddings needs looking after. not
however, on account of his opposinon 1.o
slavery so much as a resolution which
was adopted by the Glasgow E mancipaion
Society in - hich.he solicits the co o pera
lion of the English people for " the dissolu
tion of the American Union , as tihe giga
ittic enemy offreedoe' and the rights of
inan !"-Boston Eagle.
. The syiptoms of a decline in the war
fever at- Vashington are growing more
anti inore decided. In the House they are
anxious to get rid of the part they nct in
dehate-these war-men, as if they were
ashamed of the part act in it. In the Seu
ate the position taken by Messrs. Benton.
Bagby. Speight. and others, renders it
certain that a majority of th;t body are in
hvor of peace. Private letters, as well n
he published proceedings, confirm this
view. If the Administration ire not 'cent
'o- war, the Oregon question will he
quiely disposed of.-Char. Courier.
ie tll dingto thi Pi Wars. f0 T1 le 0
Our Liberties,and if it mut fall. reWil per
sh anidUst-the Riuirs."
EDGEFIELD C. H.
WDYNESDAY, F1JBB1RUARk Ii, 1816
kY' Ali Persons indebted to this
Omeie for Subscription. fr inre
than one year. and all indebted
for Job Work or Advertising
previous to t',e 1st of January,
1816, and fail to settle the same
by the 12th of March next, wilI
have Cost to pay.
The if'rathr.-Oi Friday lnst, there wvas
tite a heavy fall of rain at this place. after
which. the weather cleared off. mi became
pleaantt. On Sundlay tiigtht the rain again fell.
atid there was another change ini the temper
Thec hamburg Jakpubira.-In their Itist
nuitber Ma~sers. Cochran & Baird annomice
to their friends the sale of their paper and the
ntensils of the oflice to Win. M. Bobo, Esq.
In a short time Mr. Bobn will assume the con
trol of the Re publican.
We make the foflowinig extract froin a letter
written by a student of the Ftrnmant Institute,
located in Fairfield District,South Carolina:
"QOnr 1 astitution here is tnore prosperous
than it was lost year. it has about 16 or 17
students..who dye generally recmarkable for
piety and application to study. Our P'rofe's
ats are undouibtedly mien of'profound learn
ig and deep piety. Some of the students have
a good ki owledge of Creek., Latin and He
brew One of thema, after graduating. will
probably beono. a' Missionairy to Bttrinaff, as
Rev. Mr. Taylor, of Virginia, has writtehi to
the Professors for such men."
Seat of Gosernment of Alabama.-T he Le
gislaire of Alabama have removed' the Seat
of Government frmn 'ITtscaloost, atnd estab'
isrei it at the huwn of Montgomery. This
place is more central thtan Tuscaloosa.
Public &Ieeing in, chmarleston -A large atti res
petable asseinblage (of citize; a was recently
held in Charlestont, for the purpose-of diseniss
ing the propriety and the great advantamges of
establishing Cotton Manr.nfactories" in Sontth
Car' lina. Thtte Hot. Ker Boyce presiided at
the meetitng. The assemblage was addressed
by Messrs. Gregg, loinland utnd hut.
RAI RoAD MEE'ff4o AT SUorrenVn..E.
On the 26th uilt, a layge and respectable meet
ing of tiie citizens of Snaterville, conivened in
the Court House, to take into considerati,
ihe. contemplated branchr of a Rail Road, from
Invor pl'the branch:Rail Road were read and
passe. 'Phenth af sha li,-a nah ita Rn5tn
villa fro ii e most accessible soit where
Camnden-branch 'touhes the highlands-n tio
ettstern side of the western dwamlp is tiow 41
to;15 in les, The whole east for the CompJ.
tion of the Road, is estimated at 'about one
hundred and five thousand dollars.
RAIL ROAD CoNvaTIoN -We prepare d I
noticea a the Rail Road Convention. which
asenbled recently at Ln:ens Court House,
bnt it iai inadverteittly 'omitted. This as
semblage of Delegates toolk place nit the 19th
uilt. Genteral Thomns J . Jones was called to
the Chair, and Major Elias D. Earle appointed
Se'cretary. Delegates wure present from New
berry, Greenville, Lexington and Laurens Dis
tricts. A Committee which was nppointed to
nominate suitable persons for o~ficers of the
Convention, recommended for President, the
Howt W. Thompson; for Vice Presidetts the
lion. P. C. Caldwell, J. Garllfgton, Esq., Col.
J. H-. Caughman and Col. John T. Colcteman.
The President on assuming the chair, briefly
but forcibly and eloqnently addressed tite Con
vention. and zealously urged the commence
mtent of the work.
Major B. F. Perry then addiessed the Co n-.
vention at some length. le concluded by of
fering the following Rcsolutiont, which was
Rcsolced, That a toinmittes of tweni) four
be appoitted by the President, to prepare bu
siniess for tie Convention.
Mr. Perry, Chairman of the Committee,
submitted a Report and Resolutions; for the
contsider ation of the meeting.
The following are the first and second Resa.
:(csolced. That hi Excellency, Gov. Aiken
the lHon Vaddy Thompson, Hon Joel R
Pousett, Hon.J. B. O'Neall. Hon.,F. H. El
more, Col. C. G. lemminger, and Hon. Ker
Boyce be, and they ae hereby appointed a
conmmlission to use their utmost exertions in
anteresting the citizens of Charleston and Co,
icccmcijia in the Greenvile Rail Road, and inl ob
taining from thet that aid and assistance which
the great commercial advantage -resulting
from such a road to their citizens, should in
dnce tlemi to render, and which astiatance we
have a right to expect from their well known
munificence and public spirit.
Icsolved, That a Cominttee ti five, consist
ing of Vol. Thaitis H. Pope, Col. J. H. Irby,
Col. F. 'row its, Col. H. J. Canghtnan, and Col.
Wade lampton. be ippointed to memorialize
the Legilature ont the subject of the Colmbia'
and Greenville Rail Road, and induce a -sub
scription for Stock on the part )f.thse State,
commenssrate with the uagnitude. and- iit
porlance of the nudertaking to the State, in 4,
soca l. coinmercial, industrial and military
point of view. .
After tle resolutions had been 'read. Col
Boozer, of Lexingtptn, addressed the Conven.
tion infavor of their adoption. .Hti was
inwed by Col. Fiir ofNewberry, Maj. Speers.
Col. Thos. H. Pope;&O, P.-Snulkyan, of La'
rins. Atthe -close of the remarks the questiop.
was pit by the. Pesident, on *, i t' C4
'The adopis nt h': C siinme,
up. After a-.littli disc'ntsion,,.they,1wece -all .
Adopted, witil littleor no difliculty.
0 Tite President of the Convention, then ad
dressed the members with great beauty acid
eloquece. .C''' . .
Mrl. Pope moved that tle President be ad.
ded to tle Committee to memorialize the I.e A
gislature. After sorte other motioti were. a
made, tite Convention adjourned sine die.
For the AJdrerteser.
M r. Edi tor -I reqntcst thte favor of yote to
pccbfish the lolkewinig appointments for thte
Rev M n. Hlucntss, a Da ptist Preacher, and a
M issionuary to Texaes, in additiott to thoce which
yoiu haeve kinidly inserted in yuncr last. This
genth-mtean lhas some interesting cnmmncica
tiions to um:k<- in rcferentce to that imnportanet
regione of coun rtry. cnow ene of thce United States
of Amteeica. These comncientions wvill be ci
heard with pl-asure Icy his audiences. and will
amcply repay thcemt for their laborof autdantce
liespecfucllj, .,.. B. JOHNSON.
Mr. Hlinckins will preuich Iry Divine permis
sin, at the following times and places ine the
On .Satucrday l4tht Fetincarf at Felinwsheip;
Third Lortd's Day at Gilgal; Tuesday at Beth
anty: Wednesday at Plnm Braneht; Thursday
at Callaheam's Mills; Friday at Red Oak Grove.
Satturday aet Red Hill; Fonrth Lord's Day ar
A nichc; at Night at Edgefield C. H.; llonday
at iloi's Creek; Tuceday 12 o'clock, ait Re
puebhcean ; Thurrsdriy at Hardy's; Fridaty att Alt
Lebacione; Sattrday at H atuburg.
Cori.-We ace graitifted in &eiing ahe uf .
lay before our readers cte following inifor
marion, which we obain from a commer -
cial friend of thtis town, being an extract
from a letter received from. Chtarleston,.do
teel 3rd inst.
-Youer order for Caorn lhasjtust been re
ceived which we shael'l fill forthwith, at 65I
cents perhbushel, bags idcruded.~
Froni this, ur friends int the tipper Dis
triets twill perceive that there is no n'cca
sion for' alarm, and-that corn is likely to
come dlowen co 75 cents in u short sime.
Tire &I. .E. Churchi South'.-'n the tri
alicn Matysville, Kentuccky, between the
menmbers of the Mi. E.- Church, South.
and the old organIzation. Jucdge.Reed
has delivered an epinion,. which irrei'ect
divides the property ini she proportion of
membersheip of thte respeetive-prties.
An appeal has been taken to the Court of'
The new Constitution af Missouri 'dis
qualifies ally manc from holding any mili
tary or civcl office or appioincment in chat
State, 'who shall, after the-ratiieatdon of'
the constitution, be engaged; as principal,'
second. surgeon, accesmor or ahettor, c aa
duel. It also maukes it the duty .ol.e
Legislature to providethec modeirti man
ner in which rhe -st'rvivor 0f a'dtteL' apcn
.hi'est e 1ihall' be~ reredered' resprwiile
'to,"ai hce ch'arked -si~ba conpiensatiii
rfotbe wirfe'nahcilhtininr, th14:7duao@'
in the' Aderjisera no'r'sa
vef tyi~m ase formrat:on,'h
its Ihodf ig perfe'il bbelt fenti
completely lwiitlti-r i
dier hlades, and at)til
der joint shonld be i stei
rix or scar, kbou' (ie big e
On the right side, itehs b&.h6
the loot is where the knee sliud
has complete control of ihe fide
joint, and moves its i
ease in ay directjoh. t .,
It has but fiur ioes'oti 6thio
Its left leg is perfeitebtet
club foot-the foots. us
upwards, so that the roesisntnp
the child's fade; and -i also) h
toes on this foot, -
The mother and child ate
and the child has 1 lair ao &
as any child of its age.
HA it 8tVa, F6
Coun.-Since the 'rectiit fj dfh
Fannary accounts by the' Hibenidi*,'on
ias been extremely dull, andrpriceir'
reduced. Inl the medantimebiffe
)een made, holders manifestinga
position to resist the downward teW
. note ordinary to middling ,z:51
'air tofair 5a 6; fully fair-61 a
:ents per lb. -
C OLUMBIAIt; .Glhan a
thnor's, binther's, P4rleys
Family Circle,an excelent Ma
issciatiron of Clergymen.
Alother's Journal or Family'V -
Garland. - -
Subscriptions received fore..the
imes :t $1 to $3 a year,as.pn Jj
Lives of *.em or Letasan
Lord Brougham, 50 cents.
Smith's Weekly Volunie, bnin
ion of Waldie's ,LiMt.*g. Uh1
unblications and pe-iodicid-hMe'ii
iad at publishers priceisf.'.
Edgefield C. If., febraRJry
ENTLEM ENl -mIt .
Black Sitin $1 6n
Forsaleby - -
JFdgefiald C. U.7, I
here hiili p e6
mmd harndsome, assartmanno
l will-also attrddteRo idolin
n bheest i tyf -
ifil he -Pledgeiuuj I ixea
vill he' fiimd n1Gi,
Addi V~gE& "onr
!ss. siitate and ,i1
londay in 1 iO rn xi
ne od air-edit or iW i,,e ' an Z
st froinaen J'g
Fehrnniry-11. - 7
I L fmSami the ernng Sp~~ snr
inEduehield DistricL,. Ka.
me at mthe Planitation of Capt. 1~'n*'
nd in the vcnty ofDr LO.j j~
rance atnd the itepnan .'harini
'rices oft 5.10 anid $15. '.','
The fine Jack -BLACK 1I91T4H
omayhim. anidstand at 4Wd
ents tom the Glroom in every intan~e
k'or particulars see bills . - M'~
Strayed or SMI be.- ;
the m'onth~ o
with a two year old Y~~
tarked with a smooth. egp'
he right ear, and swahn
rihe Calf has asiatilairamti ~ .
on respeening thietat wiU be d~a -
ed, amnd if dehiere..to hia
ona ble rewvard paidi. '~z.
Edgeliekd C. H., l'ebirU .1 L P~
O'S'I' f ~ sobici'iera
y Janies Timm~ermah ,totL$
omestime in J AnnatW,:64
lollars amnd fifty eenta, nie'ti.sed 5u
845, with a credit o*'two'dU*
AlL persons are there1~-o *
rading for a note of th'~i1o
Februny.7 - ' .
e ca o , iec
klondar iand t
he follo~no ro