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W. F. DURISOE, Proprieter. EDGEFIEL . C., MAY 1, 1851. VO..-W.5
From the Daily Sun.
THE VOUNTEER'S LMIENT,
aITEN on TiE BArrt miELv or- cuunUDusco.
Ai--" O give me back my Arab sleed.
Oh! give me back my woodland home,
Where the winds are fresh and free;
And those with whom I used to roam,
When hearts beat merrily.
Oh! give me back those happy hours,
Which I have whiled away;
When free from care's controlling powers,
And sorrow's brighting sway.
Oh! give me back the friends I've lost,
And beauty's magic spell;
And bring again, what'er the cost,
The smiles I loved so well.
Oh ! give me back the early dream,
Of brighter days to come,
And thirstfor glory ne'er again,
Shall teach my feet to roam.
s Oh! give me back the cherished hope,
That I was loved by one.
Whose glances, like some lone bright star,
Across my pathway shone.
And when those gifts again are mine,
And war's wild notes are o'er;
SI'd ecase for Aztec maids to pine,
And seek my native shore.
"The Magie Circle's " magic name,
Clings round my memory yet,
And every will, till the last star,
In hope's bright heaven shall set.
My dearly loved, but long lost home!
My thoughts are still with thee,
Though scorched within the torrid zone,
Or rocked upon the sea. H. J. M.
OR TIE PEDLAR'S DOG.
Some years ago I traveled through a
portion of Michigan. Ivent on foot, or
rode, as best suited my purpose. I car.
ried rich silks and jewelry, to sell to those
disposed to buy. My only companion,
during my journeying, was a large dog of
.the Newfoundland breed. Lion wasgood
natured and quiet, and there was some.
thing almost human in his eyes. He at.
tended to his own business, and never
quarreled like curs of low degree. He
would bear an insult from worthless pup
pies.itl s4ilosophy ilozth.oEuna
tion. And I never knew him, save on a
few occasions, resent the undue liberties
of puppies of larger growth. When his
bile, however, was thoroughly aroused,
he made such offenders a terrible warning
to "evil doers."
. When I traveled he trotted along by
my side, and when I stopped to trade he
seated himself near me, and watched all
my movements with a very grave and bu.
siness-like expression. It annoyed him a
little, sometimes, to see my customers
drag my goods from my pack, and han.
die them with such freedom, which he ex
pressed by a low growl, while lie followed
every piece with his eyes, to see that they
were not appropriated without proper
compensation, and with my full consent.
- He really took a strong dislike to those
who were disposed to find fault with eve.
rything, at my prices in particular, I be
lieve he knew every article I carried, and
the value I attached to them. Be this as
it may, he seemed satisfied when I was,
and wagged his tail when I made a good
trade. Ie was an excellent watch-dog,
and there was no danger of anything con
fided to his care b- ing taken away. I
found him very useful and companionable
in my travels.
Conveyances wvere so scarce and un
certain, that I was often obliged to go on
foot from one settlement to another.
Sometimes these journeys were anything
but pleasant, anid the country w'as no~w,
and the state of society anything but
Robberies wvere frequently perpetrated
upon those lonely roads, and there were
many, no doubt, to whom the rich stuffs
I carried would be a sufficient temptation
to commit murder. This idea frequently
occurred to me in travelling through the
wild woods of the West. But old Lion
was by my side, ready to die in my de
fence, and proud to share my wvanderings.
I always went armed. An excellent brace
of pistols-steel-barrelled, and loaded
with ball-were never from my pocket,
save long enough to see if they were in
order, and at night, wvhen laid beneath my
pillow. I felt quite safe with these and
Lion, wvho was the companion of my
nights as well as days He always laid
himself dowvn between my feet. No con
veyance could be obtained without wvai
ting till the next day-which I was not
inclined to do, so I set out on foot. It
was near night, and I walked forward
briskly. I was not long in discovering
that my expedition would be by no means
an agreeable one.
SThe road, if road it could be called,
yvas very bad, and passed through the
piost gloomy forest in that part of the
pountry. The night, too, crept on apace,
and promised to be darker than common.
But Lion trotted along by my side ; I
was a smart walker, and wvas confident I
wvas getting over the ground fast, so I
dlidn'p mind it much.
'pize dakge was upon me before I
wvas aware of it. I seemed to me that
1 had already walked eight miles, but I
could see no signs of a settlenzent. This
surprised me a little, for I was used to
traveling, and knew well my ability to
calculate distances, but I kept up a good
heart, and went on, until I was quite cer
tain that I had mistaken the way, or been
misinformed in regard to the distance.
I concluded that it would be best to keep
the road that I was in until I reached
In a short time I was glad I had made
this resolution, for I saw a light gliiering
from a cabin. I approached it as soon as
possible. It had the appearance of being
very comfortable within. It was rather
above the medium size. I thought I might
be accommodated there very well. I
knocked for admission. The door was
opened by a man.
Now, I am not a person to believe in
prescntimcnts, misgivings, and all that
sort of thing, but I certainly saw some
thing in that man's countenance that I
did not like, the moment I set my eyes
upon him. In a gruff voice he asked my
business. I told him I believed I had lost
my way, and was under the necessity of
asking accommodations. After hesitating
a moment, he asked me to enter. A tall
female was seated in the corner, near a
large rock fireplace. She seemed busied
in watching a piece of meat that was his.
sing over the fire. It struck me that I
had never seen a more apathetic looking
countenance than her's. She hardly no
ticed my entry. She might be forty
years old. Her face was remarkaby long
and wrinkled to a degree to excite curi.
osity. Her nose was sharp and skinny.
as was indeed her whole face.-Her head
gear was wholly indescribable, and from
beneath it grey hairs were visible. Her
entire dress was quaint, and unlike any.
thing I had seen; I could hardly keep my
eyes ofF her. She, as well as the man,
glanced at my pack as I laid it down.
The latter was a coarse looking person,
whose countenance appeared more indi
cative of opacity than villiany.
To my questions lie replied very civilly,
after I had entered, and he had got a
view of my person. I learned from him,
what I had suspected for the last half
hour-that I had taken the wrong road.
A kind of telegraphing took place be
tween the two, after which I was informed
that I could "stay." This'did not -
to me a very rea Wr3t
i aneieto o )serve my host and hostess.
The meat upon the coals was set upon
the table at length. I was invited to par
take of it, which I did with mine host,
who had been absent, and had returned
a few minutes before my arrival. During
my repast, Lion took his station by my
side, receiving a portion, as he always
When I had finished, I drew away
from the board, and taking a paper from
my packet, pretended to be busy reading.
I glanced up occasionally from under
my brows, and was startled to see the a.
pathy of the woman (as well as the man)
wearing off rapidly. Her eyes grew ani
mated, and, in unison with his, sought my
pack oftener and oftener. They glanced
at the dog with evident signs of dissatis
Presently I nodded over my papeJ, like
a sleeping person. Instantly the manner
of the persons grew more alarmi ng. They
whispered to each other, and made signs
-some of which I could not understand.
Finally the tall hag lifted my pack, and
weighed it with her hands as well as she
was able. Her eyes flashed like a ser
pent's, for it contained a large quantity of
specie, besides valuabile jewelry and cost
ly siks. I always made a pr-actice of put
ting my silver money in a bag, and de po
siting it in a corner of said pack ; but my
bills were placed in a belt, which I wore
next my skini. After she had done this,
she motioned for him to come and lift it,
which he did, with apparently as much
satisfaction as his other half had experi
He then opened the door softly, and
otioned the dog to go out. Though 1
ave no doubt but Lion understood pan
omine as well as uany body, lhe did not
ffer to stir, but lay at my feet as quietly
s ever. At last the old hag grewv impa -
tient, and shook the poker at him. Lion
showecd two rows of white teeth, and ut
tered a low growl. The pantomnine
eased in an instant. The door was
closed, and the poker returned to its place.
I stirred a little, they were quick to ob
" A fine dog," said the man, thinking it
probable I might hear the remark. " I
reckon he wvants to get out--ho growled
as though he did."
A pause followved this remark. He
thought I might order him out, but I did
1n0 such thing.
" Nice dog," the wvoman added, after a
moment-" nice dog;" and then she of
fered him a piece of meat, and attempted
to fondle him. Contr-ary to her expecta
tions, Lion utterly refused thme meat, and
put an end to all familiarities by showving
his teeth again in a very testy manner.
This was something strange for him.
I nev-er knew him to refuse meat before,
wiheni it was offered him. Had Lion
shared my suspicionsi Had his instincts
taught him that ths hanid outstretched was
not a friendly onei
By this last act of hostility on the part
of my dog, the hag appeared not a little
disconcerted. She retreated almost be
iud my ckh.r and shook her skinny fist
at him; but he did not comprehend or ex
press any uneasiness at that rather de
cided and energetic expression of her
I now thought it time to wake up,
which I did with a preliminary yawn or
two.-The same apathy- came back and
sat upon the features of my entertainers.
I made them understand that I wished to
retire. There were two departments in
the cabin; and they both left the one I
was in, to make some arrangement in the
other for my accommodation. They
were absent some time, and I was quite
sure I heard them moving the bed to
another part of the room. They came
out at length, and I was told that my bed
They. watched my movements with
considerable interest when I arose to re
tire. I started at first without n pnek,
on purpose. The faces of the wnrthy
pair lighted up: I returned and took it
and they fell in a moment. This was
not all; I passed in first, and the wnman
attempted to shut the door upon Linn ;
but the latter, putting forth his strenath,
sprang after me in an instant, almost up
setting me in the operation.
"I thought the cretur wonld like to stav
by the fire," she added, by way of apol
" Call the varmint ont-'nint likely
the gentleman wants to sleep in the roomn
with the beast," added mi host. in a way
that evinced a great deal of christian anx
ietv for my welfare.
"I prefer to have him with me," T re
" He won't eat the quarter of meat in
there. will he ?"
" O, no." I answered, "You are quite
right-he won't eat it. He never takes
anything that is not his."
Saying this, I wished them a good
night nnd closed the dmor. They had
provided me with a dim tallow enndle, and
the first thing I did was to examine eve
rything in the room. It was pretty well
lumbered up. Various kinds of vegeta.
bles occupied different corners, among
which were pumpkins, potatoes. melons,
&c., together with a qunrter of venison,
some jerked beef. and skins of animals.
I examined the beLn!et- It was a poor
-eoiWiWhernRe bing made of roun
pnles, in the same staf e they were taken
from the woods, and the clothing upon it
was coarse enough for a hermit. But
what struck me as being a little singular,
was that the head of said was turned to
wards the partition separating the two
ro:imsr and right opposite the pillow was
a wide crack, which had the appearance
of being left there by design.
I began to feel queer, (and that is not
just the word to express what I mean.) I
had large sums of money about me,
enough to tempt the cupidity of my enter
tainers at any rate, as their actions had
already convinced me. How easy it
would be for them to shoot me through
the crevice while I slept. The idea got
possession of me fhlly, and I could not
drive it away. I would have fastened the
door, but there wvas nothing to fasten it
with, and I was impressed with the idea
that the danger would not coime in that
direction, I threw off my coat, and bus
ted about, as though I was undressing.
I put my pistols under my pillow, and
laid down, but such an unaccountable
and terrible sense of evil pressed upon
me, that I could not think of sleeping.
Lion, too, appeared uneasy, came and
put his fore pows upon the door, and laid
downa with a kind of feverish anxiety.
At last I feigned sleep, and~ snored most
musically; but I did not fail to look
through the crevice to see wihat my host
and hostess were doing. They laid down
upon the bed, which stood in the room,
without taking off' their clothes, and were
quiet till I began to snore, then I heard
them wvhisper. What wvere my sensations,
when I saw them rise softly, and the man
took the gun from behind the bed ! I saw
him, assisted by the hag, draw out a
charge of shot which was in the gun, and
reload it with a handful of slugs. I
turned over heavily, and pretended to
awake. My plan of of action was ar
ranged in a moment.
I had worn a wig for several years, on
account of loosing my hair by a fever. I
now determined to make it of more use
to me than it ever had been before. I
lifted myself from the bed, and felt about
in the dark, until I had found one of the
pumpkins I had esen. Over this I drew
my wvig, and it happened to be an excel
hent fit.-Having dressed this useful vege
table in this uneomnmon manner, I crept
back to my bed, and placed it on my pil
low, in the exact position my head had
occupied.-When it was thus adjusted, it
was in juxtaposition with the longcerevice,
through which I now took another look.
Heavens! the fiends were loading a brace
of horse pistols with the same infernal
I can't say but I felt a little dry about
the throat then. I looked towvards old
Lion. I could just discern his great eyes
through the darkness. He was still upon
the alert. The perspiration began to roll
down my face Iln great drops; not that I
felt absolutely afraid-for I flatter myself
that I am no coward-but I did not like
this idea of human life. I was confident
I could defend myself, yet even that con
fidene was not enonah tin make. feerl
Taking my Is in my hand, I bent
over the bed commenced snoring
again-at th. e time watching the
movements of man and his amiable
spouse. Every plosion from the riose i
seemed to Oe mi the greatest satisfac- I
tion. They:joo at each other-nod. i
ded, and smiled grimly. He took the I
gun, and in his. eking feet approached i
the crevice oppo my bed, followed by I
the hag with pistols and a carving <
knife. Sto pin he peeped into my Y
room, and bro .his ferocious looking t
eyes to bear 6. my wig. I knew it i
wvould be dange 's to see any more. I 1
raised my head. pough to get it out of c
harm's way, and uitted now and then a I
snore. I heAM im *distinctly fix the A
gun against the are opposite the wig, c
and then with'ati or of indignation, and
a kind of creeii nisation all over me, f
I drew back 'Tnu aited the result. It r
was a momentti wful suspen'se to me. t
What if he sho-,discover the cheat, and t
elevate' his I I A thousand such t
thoughts rush. rough my brain in an e
instant. The vsweat ran down my p
face in stream nk Heaven! I was c
not kept long in nse. e
"He won't n r tell no stories!" I C
heard the assassin ,as lie dropped the t
breech of the gun eavily to the floor.- e
"Now for thedo V v
During these -o tions, Lion had pla. o
ced himself by my ,de, with hi's.fore feet I
upon the bed, wh tookeep him still, I t,
put my hand ove is mouth.'4p knew (
well what I meAn for I had kept him
qui'et so before. k the moment of the p
di!harge he gave low growl.. I point. h
ed toward the do, He understood my s
meaning well-bis'yes flashed like balls t1
rof fire, while lie ited the moment to f
wreak his veigea on the assassins. A
I will open th or a little, and when F
the cretur sticks i ead out, shoot him," ji
s .id the she wolf" -
The door was i; -but thi cretur o
didn't stick is h out." Lionknew p
better than that an *aited-'his ehance. c
Emboldened by t hearing an ndag, .ti
the door was -9ped. Now- a
vas the time. atLion
eaped or dh
sevzong e ru an yihethroat, dragged fi
iim in an instant to the floor, where a e
Ireat struggle took place. In another e
noment the old hag w"as writhing in my c
,rasp. Her surprise was so great that v
dhe made but little resistance; and I v
iuickly bound her, hand and foot, with a n
:ord which she had provided for another v
yurpose-perhaps to drag my body away o
nto the woods. tI
The next thing was to attend to the s,
nan and Lion. The struggle between o
,bem was still going on, but the former v
ad the worst of it. Lion had set his a
,harp teeth in the throat of the wretch, a
md rendered all his efforts abortive, al- %i
hough he was of a powerful frame. He A
Vas already reeking with blood, and I g
iastened to save what little lire was in f<
iim. The dog was loth to quit his hold, n
ind when he did, he left one victim to o
)uiish another; for, before I could pro. b
rent it, he set his teeth in the hag's arm, F
vho shrieked like a lunatic. b
The fellow looked ghastly enough when
released him. but he got no sympathy a
rom mie. [ was resolved that he should 1
ot escape. I bound him, as I had done t
is compainiont in iniquity, while he main- :
ained a moody silence, and she heaped
aurses upon the dog. I bound her apronc
upon his neck, which wvas all the surgical a
Lid lie got from me. Lion seemed very a
xell satisfied wvith the arrangements, arid h
aid down in the corner, arid watched I;
hem with much calm philosophy. s
We remainied with them until morning. b
c annot say lbut I enjoyed my triumph s
is wvell as Lion did, as they were old of- ti
enders, as it was proved afterwards in a tI
rourt of justice. As good luck wvould-i
ave it, a man passed the next morning, ti
ty whom I sent word to the nearest set
lenment of what had occurred..
Before ten o'clock, the offenders were
n the hands of the law. They were con.1
reyed to the nearest jail, where they i
iwaited their trial, which took place abouti
:wvo months after. They were sentenced s
:o ten years implrsoniment ; which, all the C
sircumstanices considered, was not too d
nach. I believe, if they ever live to come
sut, they will kill old Lion, should he "
murvive their punishment; arid be no Y
Joubt will, for he is still as strong and "
leulthy' a dog as you can find anywhere. ti
No money could tempt me to part wvith "
him. He is nowv looking quietly into my 0
Face as I write this.-for I have been try- ;
ring to make him understand what it is
rbout. I have hinted to him the proprie- ~
ty of having his likeness published with I
this sketch ; but he shakes his bead grave. d
ly, as much as to say:
"I don't care much about it, master a
mine-every worthless puppy has his like- I'
ness published now-a-days." a
Grateful for past services, I suffered L
him to have his own wvay in this, as in ad
great many other matters. Let no one
despise the dog, as he is the only animal"
who, forsaking his own species, cultivates ~
the friendship of man.
A YOUNo LAD! of our acquaintance
has pantalettes on the legs of all her chairs r
and tables! A very chair-i-table act ini t
the ejes of thc modest t
Bouth Carolina and her Sister States. i
The position of this State-her seem- I
ng resolve to take, single-handed and i
done, the initiatory step towards redres. I
iing the wrongs inflicted on her rights, I
Lnd obtaining new and what she believes I
)etter security lgaiist the aggressions of
Lolition on the institution of slavery- i
ims attracted the attention of the people t
of the United States in every section of I
he country. A large proportion of the r
itizens of the Northern States affect to r,
idicule what is believed to be her con- i
emplated action; whilst in the States c
:entified with her in interests-in those c
ery interests whose destruction is threat- t
ned-there are not a few Who regard v
er people as blustering braggarts, un- c
rorthy of any sentiment save that of n
ontempt or scorn. S
It is not our purpose to return railing fl
)r railing. The people of South Caroli- n
a must and do feel deeply the conduct of h
ieir fellow-citizens in the other States of a
ie South; but yet they have borne with t1
ie unmerited taunts so abundantly pour. ti
d out on them, without a title of that ex- 1
ression of resentment which the dictates s
f human nature might be expected to in- a
ite to. They are thus patient under E
iese unwarranted attempts to isolate tl
tem from their brethren, from a knowl- s
dge that the period must shortly arrive a
-hen their revilers will feel the full force c
f their error, and promptly retrieve it.- n
'rom Maine to Texas, from the Pacific c
> the Atlantic, there is not a State in the a
onfederacy that has not within its limits (
olitical adventurers and debased party b
rints, whose vocation for months past a
as been varied and enlivened by every it
pecies of satire, ridicnle, and low writ a
ieir store-houses of scurrility could af. p
>rd, all expended on South Carolina.- 81
nd for what? Is there anything in the n
olitical movements of South Carolina to' h
istify this heartless course? - b
We admit at- the outset that South Car. r
lingin the poliial .taining o.her peo- d
le, is noy apparently. iadvahceof.hbl 1i
-Stat&s of ishiu: . -9 11yRm-,
rst approaiches of aggression, in whatev
shape it made its appearance School- p
:1 in the cardinal principles of republi. ti
inism, they have learned that "eternal Im
iailance is the price of liberty," and that ni
gilance has been exercised by her states- II
ien and people in an especial manner, bi
'hen the institution of slavery was the aI
hject of attack. That institution being qi
ie foundation of her prosperity, the con. 1l
rvator of her social system, the devel- le
ping power of her resources, the system st
'hich God and nature have peculiarly pl
iapted to the clime and soil of the South, a
,d without which her fertile domain tI
'ould he as worthless as the deserts of di
rabia, it was their paramount duty to if
iard it from the evil machinations set on ui
iot to overthrow it; and this sensitive. tIl
ess, this untiring and necessary vigilance in
ver the institution which is the very life. is
ood of the Southern States, is, before h4
ceaven to-day, the only charge that can th
justly brought against her people. .
For this, they have been reviled and
I)used; for this, they are hated at the
ortb and denounced at the South; for
is, the accusation of treason has been 0
patedly written against them by flip
init hireling writers; and for this is the a
large of dis-union, for wvhich she is now h
'-raigned before the country3, brought 0
gainst South Carolina. If the folly and ~
sotedness which seem to have settled d
ke a thiek clond upon the minds of the "
onthern people should continue so to al
fid them as to cause them to leave h
outh Carolina to wvork out her own des- U
ny, and to enter the lists alone against r
ie enemies of their common rights and I.
istitutions, the God of Truth and Jus- '"
ce will grant her a safe deliverance. d
The assailants and libellers of South U
'arolinia prate with much self-gratifica- z
oni about their devotion to "-rus UJ~ios.''
'he w~or-k of men's hands, they have madh
an idol, at wvhose slhrine they would C
tcrifico every principle of liberty and ev
ry honorable instincet their Creator en
awed them with, and, like fainatics and
talots in every age of the world, they
'ould compel others to join in their idol
at-ship by the use of brute force and the
on goad of piersecutilim. Devotion to
e Union now by the Southern people
then, under its sanction and in the face,
r the plainest provisions of the compact ,
hich sealed, as it was originally thought, ir
s perpetuity, the most direct assaults h
p)on their institutions are upheld and pal- ba
ated-is an idol-wvorship, pol-tienlly a
enking, worse than that practised in the a
arkest regions of the earth. The Union
sit came forth from the hands of the "
urec men who framed it wvas w-orthy of i
dmir-ation, and deserved the support of
i wvho enjoyed its blessings; but prosti
ited as it has been to the base work of
estroying that equality of rights upon i
rhic-h it was founded, the price of its
laintenance is the forfeiture of every
rinciple its framers designed to per.
These political homilies are irksome, fi
a doubt, to many of our readers; but h1
de true position of South Carolina at s1
&i timc is one of so mnech imnortane
to herself, and to the future prospects of
.he institution of whose preservation she
s so watchful, that it cannot be too forci. 1
ily or too often demonstrated. We re- r
yard her action in relation to her rights in s
,onnection with the institution of slavery a
ts the last struggle with the combined '
mwers who have resolved upon its des- c
ruction. We know of one whose posi- E
ion, whose former connection with fede- i.
al politics, and whose counsels-which P
inder any other circumstances 'would be 'I
n favor of Union and peace-would p
arry weight wherever they were known 'I
r heard, who has expressed his fears that tl
he submission of South Carolina now e
rould be the precursor of the speedy tf
verthrow of our institution. And he is i
ot alone in the belief, for every day must h
trengthen such a conviction on every re. ai
ecting mind. The so-called "peace ir
easures" of the last Congress were ei
eralded as the " final settlement" of this a,
gitation against our institution. Have ti
iey been so? Where is the first indica- E
on that they are so considered by the I,
eople of the NorthI Look at two in- p
tances in the city of Boston, claimed o
s tke most enlightened city in the United a
tates, where owners sought to recover ti
icir servants. In one case the slaves h
iiled to England; and in the other, after is
rrest, got safe to Canada. In the. third c4
ase the slave was sent back to his ow. tc
er; but how? A righteous and just th
blim, guarantied by the constitution and tI
n express law, to p:roperty of the value to
f seven or eight hundred dollars, had to T
e enforced by military array and almost ui
t the point of the bayonet. Even then U
dared not be executed in open day; but w
t an hour when none expected it, the yj
roperty was conveyed out oi the city'by bl
ealih, and guarded by a troop of armed Iil
ien. But this is not all-the dangers byw
nd were considered greater. than those dA
v sea, and through dread of a rescue, a bi
inaway negro had to. be shipped before thi
aglightto lie -6eto 1i% lawpuj.ow- 4
er. eln Igtl-i
a-e Sistbt U ll -tri
ar upon our institution has ended. The Pf
-ople of South Carolina, mill not, we a
ust, enter on any such vaiii employ- la
ent. It is true that their destiny is inti- at
.ately connected with that of their fel. ra
w.citizens in other States of the South; nc
it if the people of the latter can be Pr
-oused to a sense of their precarious P1
tuation in no other way than by the first m
ow being strauk here, the only question I
ft to consider is, will that blow be er
rut-k ? We have not the gift of pro. ta
lecy, and cannot see into the future,
d events may crowd so thickly upon
e Southern people as to unite them in Pr
!fenep of their institution; but if not__ s
policy shapes the course of fanaticism, ti(
itil it numbers its allies in the South liv
ousands; and if some State does not t
terpose her sovereignty to arrest it, then Fl
the South doomed to all the evils and in
Irrors so fearfully read elsewhere. If S'
ie task be thrown on South Carolina,
e cannot believe she will shrink from
i performance.-South Carolinian.
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SOUT CAROLNA.-The movements
this gallant State-the standard-bearer s
rSouthern Rights-are regarded with at
tense interest, all over the Union. We ur
wve refrained from assuming to be, onen
r South Carolina's " outside advisers."
'or thonghts and felling are fully enoughA
efined in our own mind and heart. But
-e are the citizen of a submission State, a
nd do not feel at liberty to advise our t
eighbors to rush into the breach of an
ntried experment and incur hazards and
~sponisibilities which Georgia has distinct
declined for the present. Our hearts is h
-ith that gallant people, in whatever they e
.If they take the stand and forceisa
red against them, thousands of the Citi- thi
ns of this submission State wvill be ready st
stand by them, wvhen South Carolina
ecomes the TIhermopyhe of the South.
'olumbus Tlimes. la
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A Ccurosr.-While Goy. Brown to
'as in Key West, he was presented by ar
[on. A. Patterson wvith a miniature bust
r Gen. Washington, found ten years ago dt
i the neighborhood of Mr. Patterson's I,.
remises, inbedded in the limestone which kr
irms the island. Tlhe bust is of marble,
ad is evidently the work of a master.
'lhe expression is said to be identical m~
-ith that of the famous statue of Wash- lel
gton at Richmond. allowed to be thme m
est likeness in existence. '(he little
ast is in a state of perfect preservation;
lI the delicate chiselling in the plaits of di
ruffled shirt remaining as sharp and P~
'eli-defined as ever, and the marble with. gI
uit discoloration: Across the shoulders is
iscribed the ivord " Washington"-a b<
yelling which seems to indicate a.n Italian
rigin. In the same spot two English hi
uineas wvere found, the date and inscrip
ons of which we did not learn. All wvere ria
rob~ably deposites by some free.hooter
f the olden time.-Florida Sentinel.
Ouro.-Judge Wade, the new Senator ia
-om Ohio, has writteni a letter :!eelaring ju
imself to be a firm whig, hut opposed to
avery, to the Compromise, and tho fugi
vi al1wn bill in narticular. . a
There is a class of men at- th'e St
rho, ranging themselve iidiei .
er of the Union under all circamustas,
re doing more to effect. the a1olitpit #a'
lavery than tke fanatiecif.he,. I l.
'hese characters are really and truy a
litionists, and ought to be- caled the
outhern abolitionist party. The reason
i plain. The abolition party. at the
torth is now powerful and .formidable.
'hey set out with the avowed and swoma
urpose to effect the extinction of slavery.
'he party has been growing everA ines
te year 1818, is growing now, and'*ll
Wtinue to grow.- Itis composed of ma
rials, reckless, wild and enthusiastic, tha
ill not be foiled or discouraged. They
ive sworn to succeed. Their numbs.
-e increasing. Their influence is becom
g a matter of importance to the. gov
nment. Cpnstant dropping wiR wear
vay a stcne. - Unwearied and-unremit
ig exertion, will overgome all obstacles..
ave they ever disavwiod their purpose ?
there any evidene that they have .sa..
mnded their efforta? - Southern men cry
it that they go for tie Union at all haz
*ds and under all circumstances, even at
*e sacrifice of slavery. That the States.
wve no right to secede. That the Unioi,
obliged to hang together, come weal or
ime woe. Who has - not sense enough
see, that if this doctrine is established,
e abolitionists will be emboldened, and
at the institution of slavery is dooied.
fall before their incessant aggressi n.
liese are the men, fellw-citizens,; who.
ider the disguise of Unioni Union men,
nion party, would-set your negroes free,.
ould place them upon an equality.witt
mrselves, to involve your country in
ood.,bed and ruin, to Iiurn your dwel
igs at night, to violate and butcher your
ives, to intermarry with yoursons anid
tughters... Beware.of such, they coine
'fore you always as Union.. men., By
is mark you may know. .th -Chos..
eparation'of the soil. He al6t4iices
Farmer in Freehold, N. J.,wio raised
t season about 5000 cabbages-oii half
aere, the sales of which were at the
e of $500 per sere. Perhaps there is
t a more thoroughly scientific and
actical former in the United States than
ofessor Mapes. He seems to be a
igician in the cultivation of the soiL
-ere are yet to be reforms and discov
ies in agriculture as great and impor
it as in any other branch of industry.
A FEW QUEsTo~s.-We beg leave to
opnund the following questions to alN
bmissionists, acquiescents, and non ac
in men-to all believers in the divine
,ht of the Union, and to all who think
at the best way to preserve Southern
rhts, is to surrender them to the keep.
, of the North. We hope they willan
rer plainly and directly.
If secession would prove ruinous to
iuth Carolina, why is it that all who
te and affect to despise South Carolina,
e opposed to secession f
If secesrion would prove injurious to
Lvery, why is it that open aholitionists
the North, agree with the Cray and
ion abolitionists of the South, in de
'nncing secession 1-Telegraph..
How ME.Y sHOULD TREA'r WoMEW.
Persian poet gives the followving in
ructions on this important point:
" When thou art married, seek to please
y wife, but listen not to all she says.
om man's right side a rib was taken to
rm the woman, and never was there
en a rib quite straight. It breaks but
nids not. Since then it is plain that
onked is woman's temper, forgive her
alts and blame her not; nor lether anger
ee, nor correction use, as it is vain to
*aighten that which is crooked."
SrdvERY.-The Banner of Ulster, Ire
ad, says that bad as black slavery in
nerica may he, it is not to he compared.
the worse white slavery of Ireland, and
iong its proof is this one-that the no.
o slave is never suffered to starve to.
ath, while this is often the fate of the
sih white slave. This is a candid ae
HAvE nothing to do with those good
tured friends who make a practice of
:ting you know all the evil which they
ay hear spoken about you.
THE glitter of riches often serves, to
aw attention to the worthlessness of the
>ssessor, just as the light einitted by the
ow-worm betrays the insect.
TrrE following curiosities has recently
'en placed in the Museum:
A lock of hair from the head of a
A pint of yeast which makes thc sun
A mile post from tho road to ruin.
THERE is a plantation for sale-nLouiiB.
na, the advertisement stating it te be
st belowv the devil's elbow. ).
Unwillingly go to law, and willingly