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ARRIVAL OF THE AJIbkWA AT HALIFAX.
HALIrAX, N. S., Fe .ruary 27, 1858.
The Royal Mail Steamship America, Captain
W. J. C. Lang, has arrived at this port, bringing
dates from Liverpool to the 13th iitant.
Lxvuatrooi. Conuo Muiaer.-The sales of
Cotton for the week comprised 77,000 bales, of
which speculators took 10,500, and exporters
7,500, leaving 59,000 bales to the trade. Prices
had advanced id., and in some instances a still
larger advance took place. The sales on Friday
12th inst. reached 15,000 bales, speculators tak
ing 7,500. The market closed buoyant and active.
LONDON MONY MAiUnKT.-Money was easier,
and the discount rates of the Bank of England
had been reduced to 3 V. cent. Consols were
quoted at 9Gi(9Gk.
LATE FROM CALIJ0RRIA.
NEW YoRK, Feb. 27.-The steamship Moses
Taylor has arrived, with California mails and
$1,600,000 in gold.
The news from California and Central Ameri
ca is not interesting.
The sanguinary in Peru is at an end. A deci
ding battle was fought between the contending
forces of Vivanco and Castillo, and during the
battle Vivanco was killed.
A Goon Ti Comi.G-The folks otn the bor.
der of Missouri look upon the Mormon war as
"a good time coming," sinceo it will create a de
mand for labor, produce and animals, which will
be eminently beneficial to that region. The In
* dependence Musseunger says:
The outfit of' this army will be itself an im
mense business, requirintg, no doubt, 50,000
head of work-animals, in the shape of horses,
mules and cattle; an'dl the Government will give
a fair price for these articles, which will scatter
an immense sum of money among the farmers
and others of Missouri. 'he outfit last spring
put in motion 2500 men, requtiring 1300 wagons
and teams. These same men have to be sup
plied this season with an addition, probably, of
5000 more, which, according to the same rule,
will require near 4900 wagons and teams to haul
them. Altogether, it is reasonable to suppose
that it will cost at least $2,000,000 for the watg
ons and animals alone, anad the whole expense
incurred cannot be less than $8,000,000 to $1 0,
000,000. With this heavy expenditure on our
frontier-, we confidcntly pretdict a plentiful supply
of money among us, and with the large surplus
of grain and provisions in the country, which we
will sell at reasonable prices, we may expect a
more prosperous season for all classes than has
ever been witnessed in Missouri.
day Mr. John W. Hester was playing a game of
billiards, and by an adroit play brought the two
reds together about eighteen inches from the
cushion at the foot of the table. He then
"nursed" thenm so skilfully that he marked two
thousand one hundred and fifty-seven points b~y
seven hundred and nineteen consecutive caromis!
without making a ctushion! The time occupied
in making this run of 215'7 points, was nea.rly
two hours; and it was only terminatedl when the
player, feuling that he had acco-nplisihed a feat
in billiards which, possibly, the world never saw
before, became patrdoniably excited, losthlii stead
iness of ner-ve, and made a fatlse play. This ac
count might well be doubted were its correctness
not attested by eight person irho were absorbed
spectators throughout the run.
The papers of all the other great cities-Bos
ton, New York, Philadelphia and St. Louis
boast their big gamnes of billiards; but we are
much mistaken if they ever had, or ever will have
anything to equal the New Orleans run of 2157
points. We advise Hester to quit the game now,
and never risk his laurels by playing again.
. N O. 1. rue Delta, 12th inst.
*Buiutar.-The woman who has been ar
rested in Fishkill, New York, for shocking ciruel
ty to a little orphan girl whom she took to bring
up, kept a school in that village. The child is a
Portuguese by birth, about 12 years old, very
prett, and tells a straight-forward story. One
mode of torturing her was to make her hold a
hot poker in her hanad until completely burned
to a blister, and after doing so to take a ruler
and whip it upon the burned parts. Another
mode was to strip the child niaked, lay her upon
the floor, and then draw the heated poker over
different parts of her person, burning her in a
frightful mainner. At another time the teacher
put a gag in the little girl's mouth, and made
her keep it there for thirty-one hours, of course
without food or drink. A string was attached
to each end of the gag and tied at the back of
the head. The sufferer was asked why she did
not untio the string, and the answer was that it
was tied in a bard knot, so firmly that it sank
into the flesh, aitd she could not untie it. AtL
another time the womani eut all the hair off the
child's head, and upon the top of her head is a
burn, caused by couming in contact with a hot
stove-pipe on an occasion of being punished.
The P'hiladlelphia Argus pertinently adds, if
the above atrocities had been perpetrated upon a
darkey at the South, would not the hypocritical
philanthropist of the New York Tribune have
barked himself hoarse with his vehement denun
eiations? As the sufferor was only a white gilI,
and the cruelty was practiced in a Black Repub
lieaLn community, this oppression hater is as si
lent upon the matter as an Egyptian mnummny.
Is it aot singular that such shorin pretenders to
benevolence should be able to exercise a particle
of influence over an intelligent community.
Tsaamur.s Exr.ostox oF GAs-A Church De
.b-oyed-&veral Persons Injiured.-On Friday
e evening, about seveni o'clock, the Methodist Pro
testant Churck. on Sixth street, near Race, in
Cincinnati..was partly destrdyed by the explosion
of defective, gas pipes.
At the hoer mentioned some fifteen persons
had assembled in' the basernent for meeting,
when a strong .odor was felt,'and an effort wits
mead4 to diseover the leakage. A light was ap
p lied to the metre when the blaze burst forth,
but was soon extinguished by a bucket of water.
Quiet was almost restored, when the explesion
took pilabe- tearing up the floor, shattering the
walls, and 'making a wreck of the basement.
More than hilf the pewu of the chnrch were
tora up, windows were blowri out, and. portions
of the floor bloirn as high as the ceiling. Doors
were forced' from their hinges and blown Into the
atteets The explosion was heard a distanee of
Jaalf I mire.
The windows of many buildings in the vicini
ty were destroyed. Eight or ten persons were
severely wounded, and two or three of them was
not expected to live.
GREAT PISTOL MATCe-NOVEL W.%csn-Mr.
John Travis, who has established a pistol-gallery
in Louisville, Ky., has just closed the most ex
traordinnry wager we have ever heard of. It is
no less thain a bet of one thousand dollars that
he will hit an orange placed on the head of a
boy at ten paces; also shoot one! in each hand
of the boy. The wager is with Samuel A. Suy
dam, of New York, and thematch takes place
in this city on the 14th of Juie. The following
are the teris of the match: Travis bets Suydam
$1,000 that he will find a boy who will stand at
the'distnce of ten paces and >lace an orange, not
to exceed two and a half inches in diameter, in
each hand, and one upon his head, which Travis
will shoot from their respective localities, no ob
ject to intervene between the boy and the oranges.
If Travis fails to find the boy who will stand, or
fails to hit the oranges in the three shots, or any
shot touches the boy, he loses the bet. The
match to be shut in Louisville, June 15, 1858.
DEATH OF COL. Joms A. EASLEY.-The many
relatives and friends of this esteemed gentleman
will regret to learn his sudden and unexpected
demise, which occurred at his mills, near Pick.
ens C. H., on the 22d inst. He was buried on
yesterday, at his place, six miles from Greenville,
by the Masonic fraternity, composed of mem
bers oi the Lodge at this place. -of which he was
a member-and of Keowee Lodge,from Pickens
C. H. Col. Easley has represented Pickens Dis
trict several years in the Legislature, and was,
at the time of his death, a member of the Legis
lature. He was aged about 34 years. 1le never
married, but leaves a bereaved eircle of parents,
brothers and sisters, to mourn his death.
[Greenville Enterprise, 25th uIt.
A TEmuliEE L.usu.-The Paris correspon
dent of the New York Times. speaking of the
late attempted assassination of Louis Napoleon,
says: "1t is reported that one of the prisoners,
Rudio, has turned State's evidence, and that, in
his confession, he has revealed a plot that
does not offer a very smiling prospective for the
Emperor. According to Rudims confession, the
conspirators were five hundred in number. They
are bound to their work by a terrible oath, and
their object is the assassination of Louis Napo.
lean. Each year, or oftener, if circumstances
shall warrant the attempt, the whole hand shall
draw lots from a box in which there will be five
winning nutimbers. The live meubers drawing
these are held to put in immediate execution an
attempt upon the Emperor's lifle, which shall be
approved by the whole society, and by those who
are charged with its execution. The society has
plenty of money for carrying out its designs."
Hous.-The number of hogs packed at Cin
innati this season is estimated at. foutr hundred
and fifty thousand head, against three hundred
andu forty-four thousand five hundred and twelve
last season. The Cincinnati Price Current has
returns front one hundred and six packing places
in the West, including Cincinnati, and makes
the whole number packed one million seven hun
dred and sixtv-nine thousand two hundred and
ninety-two, agrainst one million four hundred and
ninety-one thousand two hundred andi fifty-five
last year. The whole number packed at all the
places reported last year was one million eight
hundred and eighteen thousand four hundred
and sixty-eight, and the previous year two mil.
lion four hundred and eighty-nine thousand five
hundred and two. The whole number of places
reported last year was one hundred andl ninety.
There is an increase in weight of fronm three to
twenty pounds per hog at nearly all the places
heard from, and, as a general thmng, the yield of
lard has been over that of last year. There can
be no doubt that there is an increase in weight,
as compared with last year, of not less thian four
nsAlisGoo Ifras.-The United States fm an -
es are slowly improving. The receipts of reve
nue last week are stated at $6550,000), and the
nominial surpilus was increased $240,000). The
reutance of Congress to sanction any new ex
penditures, or even to legalize old ones, forces
eonotay upon the government againtt its will.
Mr. Yrisarri, it is stated, has informed ourgov
ernent that, from information in his possession,.
he has no0 doubt of the ratification of the treaty
r-ecently negotiated between the CUniteud States
and Ni'eara:uua. General Herran, the new Gra
nadian Minsiter, is in receipt of intelligence fr-om
his government to the effect that the differences
between the two governments will be satisfaceto
rily adjusted. Hie is of opinion that the treaty
recently negotiated will he ratified, the reports
to the contrary notwithstanding.
AFFAIRS IN rWAsUI~UTN.-A Washington
Correspondent of the New York Times says that
a reconciliationi has been partly effected betweena
Robert . Walker and the President, anid it is
asserted that the late Governor of Kansas will
no longer be founid in opposition to the Levomp
Senator Green opens Mondaiy On Ka~nsas, and
Seward speaks Tuesday.
Alexand~er M. 1tubinuson, of M0.. is appolintecd
to thme Central Superintending of Iudian Affairs,
vice Gov. Coimming.
Critteudein, Toonmbs, and Mason have effected
a setlement of the ditliculties between Clay and
Cullomn. The challenge was withdr-awn, and the
A Virginiaeditor describes the following scene,
which he asserts us str-ictly true. We don't thinik
it could have uccur-red in any other State. Ile
says that he -'saw a team oif four ainiimas--a
horse, a pony, a mule anid a hull. 'The horse had
the heaves, the poiiy was blind, the mule was
lame, and the bull had no provision for- fly-time.
In the wagon there was a wllite man, a cripphled
nigger, and a tame skunk frailly- bounmd with a
wisp of straw. The white manm held the lines,
the team held its own. anid the ni'lger held the
skunk, and they all moved forward."
Nsw Wamr.-A t a late promiolougical meeting
in Lontdo', Mr. Wilkinas handled round some
wine, whicht he- said hadI been mannufacetured from
his roots of muangel wurzel, and wais but ten
m'ths old. "This," say~s the Chroniele, "for a
light wine, was ceritainly very excellenit, and Mr.
Wilkins declared could lbe reta-iled at a Gd. per
quart bottle. A practical chemisit from London
stated his opinion that all that it wanted wtas an
astringent, which Mr. Wilkins said he had dis
covered in the hop root, and which would renderi
it a wholesonme beverage. We also tasted bread
made of one-third of mtangel wurzel and two
thirds flour, and which was certainly fully equal
to the average quality."
VOLUTEERS Foa UTAIH.-A bill has been
unianimously passed by the Kentucky Legislature,
and signed by the Governor, authorizing the
Executive of that State to r-aisue a regiment of
volunteers immuediately, and to tender their ser
vices to the President of the United States, to
aid ini suppressing the rebellion in Utah. Col.
Crittenden, Major Hawkins, and othe-rs, all of
Mexican war experience, arec to be the oticers.
Pnxuw s. Wnirs.-Thmis well-known championi
of the remnperance cause, who has lately beeni
the object of irritating attacks from various
quarters, writes to the Hon. Johni Belton O'Neall,
of South Carolina, that he has agim joined the
order of Sons of Temperance, Hie emphatically
deinies the imputation of having ever fallen into
the ayss of drank enness
A LARGs Eun.-Mr. Charles Hunt, of this
D~istrit, sent to our Office an egg, the produce
of a mixed breed, common dung-hill fowl and
Shang'e, which nmeasures in circumferentc, takent
lengthwise 8 inchtes, and t; inches and a half the
other way.- Walkallac Bwumer
L iquon aLAW iN Onmo.-Propositions have
been preseinted in both houses of thme Ohio legis
lature to submit to the people the question of
amending the Constitution so as to return to the
old system of licensing the traftic in liquors.
The article of restriction in the Constitution has
been a dead failure. Public sentiment does not
sustain prosecutions under it and its operation is
not uniform throughout the State. L.ittle grog
shops have sprung up at nearly every corner and
ross road, and the trafic is liberally conducted
n every section, notwithstanding the vigilance of
h o l~ar othe consnunip wio would ex
ARTHUR SIMKINS1 EDITOR.
EDGEPIELD, B. C.
WFDNICSDAY, MARCH 3,1858.
RULES THAT MUST IN FUTUERE 3 OESERVED,
All advertisments from this date, not amounting to
ioro than $10, must be paid for in advance.
Morehants and others advertising by the year, will
e requirel to settle every six months.
No paper will be sent out of the District unless paid
for in advance.
All letters on business connected with the Odico, tc
receive prompt attention, must be addressed to the
To these rules we will rigidly adhere. Therefore
take notice and act-accordingly.
pl - lion. M. L. BoxH Ax has our thanks for Wash
ngton papers of an interesting character.
The Spring Term of our Law Court commenced it
session on Monday lost. Judge WarrER is presidin
with his usual courtesy, impartiality and rectitude
Solicitor Owams makes his first appearance in his nev
official capacity this week. It is the remark of .ever
one that he falls into the discharge of his duties will
all the ease and ability of a veteran. We prodict tha
he will win golden opinions throughout his circuit
Mossrs. Ci.trMA, of Newberry, and EDwARDs, 0
Spartanburg, are the only lawyers in attendance fron
other districts. Our bar is ful1, and the work of thi
Term is progressing smoothly.
ODD FELLOWS' HALL.
SIGNOn BLITZ is amusing our people according ti
promise at Odd Fellows' & Masonic Hall. His audi
menes are of course highly delighted. The Signo
will give a third entertainment this (Wednesday
evening, as also in the afternoon at 3j o'clock. A
this will probauby be the iast opportunity our folk
will ever haveof seeing and hearing this extraordina
y exhibitor, they would do well to turn out 'a
The first night of the month was gusty and "bille
cold." He camo in like a lion, we may say; and wil
therefore, in the usual order of affairs, go out like i
COL. X. C. 111- HAMMOND.
This valuable citizen and accomplshed gentleman
we deeply regret to say, has determined to leave Edge
field and South Carolina, having selected Athens, Ga.
as the place of his future residence. In fact, our in
formation is th.t he has already bid adieu to his hom
amongst us und departed for his new location. In
brief business note just received from him, he thu
incidentally rlludes to the severance of his late rula
tione with Edgefield and her people: "I brok ua
here to-morrow. With sincere regret I sunder th
civil tics which have united me to Old Edgefleld an
South Carolinn. The ties of friendship however, an
of political sentiment and principle, are indissolubl
These wiil be buried with me, after strengthenin
daily daring a life time." We are sure that CO
lAxxmoyo carries with him the favor and applause t
the people he haa so lately served, and the warmes
remembrances of devoted friends and admirers. WV
can ill afforl to lose one whose social worth and Ia
tellectual cultivation have been so truly ornamentsi
to the district, both at home and abroad. With th
earnest repetition of our regrets that he has left us
ve send after hinm the prayer of our heart that he an
his may continue to prosper and be hapapy whoreve
READ AKD BE PREPARED.
The Ealgefield patrons of that ptopular paper, tl
Charleston J/wear~y, :are notified that Mr. SAWixesL I
hicuNG E, A gentL for that journal, will be at this ila1
on Menday, Tuesday and Wednesday next for ti
purpose of receiving all subscriptions and advertisin
due the .lI'reury offtee. Call on him and settlo up.
THE TIMES FOR SALE.
Mr. T. S. PronoT, proprietor of the Carolina Time;
annunes tha t being desirous of associating with lhin
self, in the muanngemtent of the Timnes office, a genth
man of business influence and talent, ho offers ft
sale a half-interest in the Establishmnent, on favorabl
terms, to ani apparoved purchaser.
Although not anxious to dispose of the whole e:
flee, he will tatke into consideration any proposals tha:
may be made for the purchase of his entire interest.
The Jonssoy MAP improves upon actquaintsnne
Further exatmination sustains our first impression I
its merits. A tGetorgia Divine, who has had me
to do with etducational matters, says of it:
"I have hatd great pleasure in examnining thl
spendid Map. Hlavinag for mnure thano twenty yent
paid unusutal attentiaan to the impatrtatio'n of instrm
tion upmn the anbject taf Gjeographly, I may there
fore claimt sotane little comupetency to express an topit
inn of the unequalled merits of this elegant Mal
Although a beautiful picture, it is taot a fanicy skcte
-hut a Daguetrreaype whose light is that of scient
atn observation. 1 have seen tat Map, whieb enn
all compare with it int completeness, coaaprehensive
ness and minuteness."
At soven o'clock, 'aTesday morning, the 2nd Marec
Farenheet stood at 21*.
WHO WOULD BE A PRaINCESS I
"M a Cir'." of tha New York f/ume Juu/a, d<
scribes at lengtha the patgeantt of the late roya! ar
rige in Englad. "' M.a tCA-" saw inuch of it wit
laer awn eyes andt writes admairingly of whtat ah
saw. But " Man C'A " is am sensible Amearicatn gir
atd concludes her narriatie with thtis philosophiei
"After sening this pomp atal shttw, whicht, afte
all. ad somnethaing sad in it. I bless mty stars thtat
w asa't horn at printcess rtyatl. T1hae cares of state nri
not enviable hecir-loomas. A light hetart is better tha
Brave girls of the Repuballie! treasure thait In.'
setimnat in your inmc.-t haearts. It is worthy <
such a settintg. Who would ho a parincess, when sh
tny le thec free auother of free Attnricnns ?
The Ladies Mt. Vernon Eattorprize seemsta to h
piig strength daily. In atlditio~n to thec suppor
f Masonry, it is now satid thast Odd Fellowshipi
omiag to the rescue. Thte Chtarleston 'oaurier is 01
autharity for this statement.
JOr- Mr. S. E. Bowanus, of Hamburg, has been re
eiving a few more barrels of that fine North Caroli
na Whiskey, and manay other good things. Turn t
S.um's" advertisumetnt and see what he says. Sai
us, friend SAM, a small package of tbat Northa Caroli
gg Mr. NicuCI..Ls MtEv aannunces to hisi ol
fienads and customeurs thtis week, that he is agami
" rigt sidle up," andl is cottinuting hais Bout and She
usitess utt hais Store next door to our Office. Calli
and give him a job.
THE SOUTHERN CULTIVATOR.
The March numtber of this excellent Agriculturn
Jonural is att haund, aboundinag in useful informnatio
dadpted to our wants of season and latittude. WI
would ntot so often cotmend the "Cualiror"'t
Southern ptatrounge, ditd we not know from inatimat
re luaimtancesip thtat thaere is not a moore ably mant
aged publication of its kind in An'erica.
THlE MUSICAL WVORLD.
To the book-tables of musical people, the Xfusica
Wor/d, of Srotnns & WVar.r.rs, is now hecomo one
the indispensables. Of laong standing and high repu
ation, it was never inure entertaining atad inastrue
tive than at presenat. It isassuredly one of the genuim
celsir etnterprizes of American talent. We assert,
-and itt this we speak feelingly,-that we class i
aongst thae maost highly-prized visitors to our sane
:amid domestic fireside. To the ladies we particu
arly commend it. lBut to all persons of taste it ea:
bt prove acceptable.
par- If you wo'.dd increase the size and promi
nnco of your eyes, just keep an account of th
money spent foolishly, and add it up at the end o
4e an ter
THE PROSPECT POLITICAL.
In looking out at this tite upon the sea of polities,
the sober senses of every calm observer will discover lo
several good reasons, for thinking, 1st that the con- c
stitutional rights of the 'South are progressively in in
the ascendant, and, 2nd, that the American Confelder- At
ation of States is in noe immediate danger of dissolu
From sources, apjaently the best informed, the
conclusion may now b-derivod, that Kansas will le ii
admitted into the Union under the Lecompton Coil- T
stitution. Taking this'as true, the decision will of d
course be regarded in the light of a Southern tritmph w
andI so be placed upon the record of history. Of ti
course this triumph will not have been achieved with
out the aid of the Constitutionalists of other sections.,
headed by the President of the Union himself. Still 'I
it is essentially a Southern triumiph,-Southern, in u
that it is gained directly over the palpable enemies
of Southern insti&rtons,-Southeru, bec-ause the
principle in controversy hinges upon the question o
of Southern slavry,-Southern, inasmuch as the
contest has arrayed the South almost to a man in
support of the constitutional principle thus in their t
behalf involved. Whether this triumph may or may
I not result in any such actual advantage to the South
as the permanent addition of a new ally to her pres
ent strength, is a question which yet remains doubtful. i
The Hon. Mr. Cann of Kansas thinks that it will.
In his speech at Charleston he says: " The South
must, and can keep Kansas a Slave State. The soil
is rich, the climate fne. Let Southern men come in 1
and take possession. In two years the next election
f will take place. Northern men are coming in. Will
Southern men do likewise ? It isfor themn to decide I
i the ultisemte fate of Kanfus." We emphasize the ]lst
expression of Mr. CAyn. It is as much as saying,
that we have triumphed on the principle at issue and
it will be the fault of the South alone if she reap not
a permanent practical gain therefrom. lut however f
this may terminate, the admission of Kansas under I
the Lecompton Constitution will be a victory,--not one i
it is true to be exulted over, because it is but justice
rendered and nothing more. Still, it is a victory of
the South aided by the sound men of the North, r
over Black Republicanism aided by those who from t
motives of ambition or moral cowardice have fallen
in with its nefarious purposes. And it is evidence
that, whatever of insult and injury may have been
heaped upon us in the past, there is a leaven of pa
triotism and justice at work in the great American
Smind which may yet atone in part for the wrongs
from which the South has so lung struggled in vain
to unshackle herself aid her ever-invincible prosperi
ty. The Disunionist'per se will meet us with the
exclamation, "Impossible I An empty delusiun to
hold out such a prospect " We ask in reply, is the
abrogation of the Missouri line "an empty delusion?"
Is the conceded right to go into whatever territory
we like with our negroes " an empty delusion ?" It
was Paid last year amongst us that the attainment of
this right was, to the South, " the gain of a loss."
Does the existant state of affairs in Kansas sustain
this wild assertion? Does not the testimony of Ar.
Ctnat demonstrate it to be a fallacy ?-Again, is the
decision of the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott ease
"a delusion ?" Is the noble constitutional stand of
President BUCHANAN ".a delusion ?" Is the present
complexion of the United States Senato " a delusion ?"
f Aye more, we ask even in view of Mr. DonUrAss's
admitted influence over members, is the present
Demaocratic cast of the House of Representatives at
SWashington " an empty delusion ?" Do not all these
1 things indicate, on the contrary, a returning sense of
right in the people and in the people's official agents ?
IHave not the last fil years changed our position
f rem that of an almost down-trodden minority to
thact of a dreaded equal in strength, if not to a con
trolling majority ? Is this " an empty delusion ?"
But we see before us the prospect of yet greater
strength, and of further approaches to a radical re
form of past and present evils. The prejudices
against negro slavery are giving way before a realiza
tion of its ends anadfses in the march of moderma
civilization ; which, besides being a Christian civili
g ation, is also (with .verence be it said) a cotton,
rice, tobacco and suwar .civilization. The value of
our Einstitutlon" 'wnirer higher, its pernmanency
nerer so well assured as now. It has not only with
stood the crusade of Northern fanatics, lbut haes been
improved and strengthened by It, and has now put
on a newness of life." The hate financial crisis hams
brought out our domestic organization in bright cun
trtast with that of the Hireling States. All men sea'
this, aind arc compelled to acknowledge the powerful
tself-sustaininfg elements of our social system. Fanati
cisim cowers before the truth that " the South," to uase
tihe language of another, " never bold so conmmanding
a posido~n-commeircially, politically andi agricultui
raly-as now." The tide must anal will turn against
our foes in their besotted madness. Far awray ini our
South west lie new territories, audapted to slave-culture
and slave-culture alone. Thither the star of South
ern ride must take its wny, and that probably ini a
large measure by time agency of those who have beeni
our revilera ngd oppressors. Mexico too has her
untold resources to be deveilopied, and the Queen ir
*the Antilles sprends out her luscious length to the
eye of " manifest dlestinty." Ilow is this, these, all,
to fulfil the end' of their creation ? How, exce'pt by
thu Pruvidenttially-esta'blished course of our Southernt
intittos ?'-ut once more, the indieations of re
formn in the adinistration of our Federal Gohvern
ment are brightening every year. St'tuth Carolinni,
through oiie of her most talented Represenutatives,
is likely to lead thme vana of thmis reform so far as the
Triff and its kindred feaatures in our system arc con
siercd. P'rogress has alretady beetnimade ini this re
form. For one, we have confidence that it will go
o. Expressions of opinion b'y politiet lendlers in
tdifferent sections of the lUnion seem to us to warrant
Ithis confidenc; And surely n reform could be fleet
1ed which would so directly and imnmediately tell umponm
the weal of the Southerun people. With Equal Rights,
ad Free Trade, and Direct Taxation, all established
anmd emblazoned to the world its thme fixel piriniciples
and piolicy of our Republic, it would be difficult to
set the boundtms of our greatness, especially in refer.
enee to the wealth anid mnagniticetieo that must thmen
rwnorSounthorn praosperity. All this thena, we
believe, is in the proaspective of our future as a great
divisioin of the Amuerican Union. Whether or not
they cnn be ours out of that Union, is a problem of
imminse mngnitude, the solution of which onely dirm
eces tl ever induce the people of the Soumth to
hazardl. Certainly that mind ise hndly balanced anal
that heairt is bitterly prejudiced against thme Govern
menut of tier revulutionary fathers, that would desire
to see the test of this last resairt at a times like the
-present, when our section is actually in power and
hais grounads for believing that it will ever hereafter
obe mighty in shaping the destinies of our common
Thme other proposition of this enquiry, we may pur
sue in our next.
I RUSSEL'S MAGA ZINE.
Whilo others arc lauding the last -numher of Rus
asell, the Aderrr-iser must needs hold its tongue from
athe simple circumstance of not having been honored
with an exchange latterly. If this be accideontal, we
trust it will be rectified. If intentional, we enmn pos
sibly find comfort somewhere in the wide, wide world
of taodern literature. - -
Perhaps within the last two or three weeks the
agreat remaining bulk of the cotton crop has, in mar
ket phrase, "gurm forward." Yet there are doubt
loss a few b. gs still left behind. One planter said to
us the other daty that he had two crops lying around
his gin-lionse; another, that ho had not ginned a
pound of his present erop. Both of them are con
f.siderablo planters. Nevertheless, the story of the
-last cotton crop is now well nigh toild. And where
-is the money ? We merely ask for information, as
w would ask about any thing else that had unexpeet
edlyvamored In a mist.
pit The citizens of Abbeville celebrated the
-twonty-second with appropriate ceremonies. The I
aLight Infantry and Southern Rights Dragoons were
out, and together with many citizens, made up an 1;
audienca ftir Lieut. S. C. De~rubl, who delivered an 11
adress upon the life anti characer of Washington,
ad for Lieut. J. C. Calhoun, who read Washington'si
ffarewell address. A dinner at the Marshlllouso1
The comlimentary notico of ousr valued and lie- at S,
red fellow-citizen which fillows, we find cumimuni- knot
ted to the Charleston Criier by at writer sign- :l1111
g himself " Seribc." A juster tribufe was never be- the I
wed upon genuine worth:
"The Court of Equity for leaufort District muet in -
is place (Gillisonville) in Masonday lnst, Chaneellor C,
ardlaw presiding. Upon the 'reluesst Of the liar to "la
at effect, His Ilinor readily agreed to hold the Court
the Register'e Office, eing nore cuifrtsuhle. '
lere appeared to be a very Iull Ilocket asnd a great '"g
il of business was dione. onl Friday iiornimg the Sen
rket was blocked by the ense of Ithett re. ]leywanil,
bich involves the right in a water course tit or nenr
o rice phlintations of the parties to the suit. This that
use is conductel for the plaintiff by Meusrs. It. the
eTreville, F. W. Ficklinag niil J. 14. lile. and for il
lo defendlnusts by Messrs. .. L. Petigrn uand C. Trney.
hey are still engage1 in the tcthinioiy ti-hey (Sat
rday) for the defendanit. and the argusenwit of the
tuse will very probably be transferr:d to.Walterbo On
mngh. There will he in that event a sort a travel
ng Court onl Sunday, so as to reach Walterborough i
ia Monday morning. The rest of the daocket below live
lie esase of hett r. Ieyward cannot be touched this sue
!otrt. But this is eartainly not front any lelay im
itsinessa or fault of the able Judge who is sitting on 2
his circuit. For urbainity. imairtinlity, dignity, T,
bility anal aniability, Cl eellior Wardlaw nmet take
is plaice among the first judicial magistrates ill thisa
oantry. Sitting for eight hours a driay, workimg
atiently and laboriously, he proceeds with the busi- del
ass without the least jiar or unplesalntness in any
ray. There is no hurry nor restlessness in his de
iennor on the Bench. iTe quietyly says, "Gentlemen, ple
propose to set seven hoursa i day. Ium here to henr
itch causes as are brought before ie. If your enuses
rc not brought on it is no fault of miane, anl at the dat
nd of the titmle I shall leave."a Ini this courteous way all
great deal of business is doine. Ilis ianner oil the
ench reminds one very nuch of Chancellor Harper, ,J
rho, while an ackniowledged genius, was yet so gentle it a
nd perfectly unaffected that the most dilident memt- son
ir of the bar enime before him with confidence amid He
rged his esnse without once being mnde to feel that
c was in the presence of a great man."
We ire happy to infori the Chancellor's numerous Bil
riends on the lower Equity circuit, that ie has reached Dr.
oe, after the severe labors of his official tour, look- Ft
g as fresh atd its hearty ass though lie had only nc(
*en upon a mountain pleasuro-trip. Indeed, the
hneellor (like every thing else in its natural ele- ,
ten) is never so completely himself, physically and
sentally, its when poising the delicte secales of Equity. nin
THE NEW YORK DEMOCRACY.
The following political intelligence from the Em- val
airo State will assureally be rend with interest by eve- Na
'ry patriot. We comeend the eonsideratiou of the fri
4ew York Resolutions to certain wrong-headed edi- Sa:
srs, who insit, in the face of every such piece of thi
rateful intelligence, that the Deiocratie parly of the pai
auuntry is not to be trusted hy the South: be
Ti DmitoentATS OF THE Nsw YonaK LEISLATtCnE. cil
-A cnutis of the dentacrats of the legislature of of
[ew York was held on Monday evening, the 15th in- anl
tant, when, after a full and free discussiou atd i
;entral interchange of opinion, a series of resolutions
ai politien1 matters were iaimiiatuisly udpe.lt from tle
rhich we select the folliawing: Fr
"ReCarcd, That we recognise the right of the peo- wi
le of all the Territories, including Kansas ant Ne
r siska, neting through the legally and tairly-expre.-ed n
till of a majority of actual residents. and whenever gu
be number of their iuhabitants justifies it, to form a yu
:unstitution, with or without doimestic slavery, and flu
.e admitted into the Union upon terms of perfect
,quality with the other States." ish
jtReworeel, That the above resolution, adopted by rel
hle Democratie National Convention at Cincinnati, tra
ixpreses the sentinents of tie democrats of thi6
itate, and thatt we are ready to snaintain the policy in
herein deelared its not only most in consassnce with bit
he spirit. of the constitution, but ias the best practi- tot
a1 solution of : 1uestioI which has so long injuri- lie
usly agitated our national polities.
Jnlrcd, That we regard the isiiaseadiate adanission Itbl
f Kansas into the confederaey, under the coanstitl- " I
ion presented to Coisgress, with thme recoagnititon bay pi
the fedcral governmnst of theC in:nliennbsle right of its
iele to miodify sad chansge the siame ait plteasure, na
a wise and expedient msethoad of dlispoasing of thse wn:
1uestin of its interissd goversnmenst, because sutchau
aroceeding wilt inmmeiasely clothe the people of the
ferritory with sovereign poawer, commit to these the
whole respotnsibilities of domestic governmlent, iad a
m asabe thiems to take part isn those of the Uniion, and a
because it will emptower the people to correct errors, p
punish frniuds, antd repel the instermneddlisng wsth thsesr.
ifanirs of the peotle and pioliticiasns of other Stastes.
1.a:ored, Thast, the atinisitrations of Jitmes fla. Sh
:aniin hats forfeited nsone of the good-will of the an
people of this State. bust hais continused, to, commsasud
their esteemo and their inicreassinsg confidence in the ira
giscity andi statesmnaflship, nss well as the purity sad jantT
riotism, of the disiguishsed chief att its head. ch
If these restolutions ho nsot breathe the true spirit of nir
:onservative paitrioatismu, otis notionis of "that lausdable
virtue aire sadly sat fiult. Whaen such eampthatie anid At
taightoneil daeclsarationss, promuilga ted its adefiansce of 1'
the snti.S'utherns unsd unsti-Constitutionald cohaorts aof its
Blik Retpublhiennisme, fail tao awaken at ready respose
of smpatby ssudc esteem in the hearts of Siauthearn at
nei, we are unabile tianscaaun t ftor thse circumustatnee cx- hb
eat uaponi theC isppisituion aof gross illibernlity, or CC
arejdice oh overgrowns dlimncssiaons, or, pierhaps misare M
orrectly still, oaf both combinaed. flut it siay be that
e aure thrusstin~g ast a shadow. Sssrely there eannnat bsu
laO1 atriOt, iioth of Masosn anad Dixan's line, so r
cstracte'd anal ,.u.,piius as not to allow full weighst p~
to the direct, msaly and5 .-trarn;;ly-expressed resoluo. aia
ions of theg New York Demsoearneyv.
" COSOL VrT)0N Ti. TrIIts BEREAVED." t
Nu . Eiartro:-Youir init siusuber turesctnted tis m
ixcelnt litois oft coni~sa aition,. senit as yasia vn frauue
far aross the w::ter, andl which you instroduaceda withs
551 apro'priase p rveface uncler~5I the frg' alg enp jaion .5
As oe saf yiour castsahnt rens,~is 1 thanik yaou for It
ls at etn.isonaislly mainsglinig suich sadl but sweet th..u5ht d!
f osfrt iwith yiatr man~ty oathe~r variedt .and initer
Lti5 nannio!::,tionss asal selecttionss. Wi! you,, nowa
atlige mei by piulishaing she followinig vaerscs, of
similar taone, by the clebratetd Css.uus.as Wrtit
ntl which, I cass but thaiink, will not fruitlessly fill is
~ttle coiner tof yaatr ctolumns. * ""5
i" jflw blest i. our Ulr'ihher, hecreft an
Of sill theit e'aail taurthaen his suinda ! n
}ow enusv thue di5., lisat hsas heft
This n'enarisiamie baodsy behainad!
Of eil t nsesapale thlou5, W
Whiase relies iwith enivy I see; hi:
Nea tonger ina mi-ery nw~-a
No lonsger st .sinnser, like ssue.
The luagusishaing had~' is nt rest -5
Its tinesking and snehing are sa er: -
Th'e einiet, us imoale b~rea.-t 1-r
Is eved byi lv ic t ia on ni'o mit rt': i
The heart is noa hlonges'r the scnt time
Of seerrow, mar sh ae iwithI tain: b
It eensses to tlut ter :eaiu heat
It nsever will flutter again ! p
Na, unger, hiencefoarwardh. nior shusame, ti
Shall reddten this innsocenst clay; tar
E~xtincmt is the naimal~ flumse, C
Ande pisass Isas i'ansishaii away ).
The lidt lhe sol selam roeul clase,
By sairrowv forbiddens taa s!eep. re
Seled upt in eternal ruepose,. eli
lsave stanogely foargiattenm to iieep! wil
" Piets" has our thsanks for tier asttentiona. We
e emser seeinag the samie piece ins a lack numbeilar of we
h o Kcerboker, anud the edliter a<f that Mie.ine As
ec ompamnied its paublienitions with the followinig eons-tt
e nsL : Ed. Adr'. Wa
No hymn-wri ter of any ceed, hssever exceededl hsim. ha
W esley) Sung tn masny oaf the teander, pauthetic' tusnes of
he e Methodist chusrchs-and how very tetmlt'r sil
Lohuing sare thiase nirs-they have manusy siasnmny hst
,Ltnme aoistensed our cheek iwith tears. It is snit Cal
omsicme that we attendhed the funersnl aof a miembherth
f hee Mlethodiaist chuirc'h. lie tiad becen a devouit, ti
gif faenyig, Iir'ing Charistisin. The caaagregnatiaan, as P
su y of them as cojuldl do so, gattheed togaethmer thae
r urss thme topen collies, andl honked uponas hsis hale,
la y-coll lt'-the white hasir fasling siay fromi hsi
em ple, asnd his "hirdt iind hosrnay hsansa." that slhuld st
r rk mo sre oin earth, croass-folaled ona hsis silent was
r oust. Anda the gooad tald inisster, walkisng back- eel
ratr sta fairwsad past thse hsesad ef thse cofl'i, galve I em
ut, unmd alsao thmey whsichs were with him, thsis expus- thu
tey cosoltory hsyamn of Charles Wesley."
- -e -- - ..-.. f
f Ans exchaunge paiper says : " There is nsothsing an
ike nature as developetd ins femsinines; for no sooner "1I
hoes a feanae juvensile begin to iwalk and notice thinags,
ha n it takes after its msothier anal watnts a baby. It by
5 almost incredible hasw much of matter and reeling dat;
as wasted ems rag babies andl squinat-eyed Dutchs tdolls."
pin The questions of hevyinag a tax on dogs in Jul
fe York Iapears to be atttractinag cosnsideratble at- as
enton. It is estimnated that thscre are half a milliounI
logs i that Stale, which are aintained at asn ax- outl
e ens e of firec ,millionsa of dollars ! umi
gg It is statesd thsat there are abonut one miullion 7'0
ussels of whseat in stsoro, anad ahout sixty thsousatnd l
itla of flour at Chicago. Whient is selling at frotu tiw
fthree to fifty-fmve cents. It is thme general opin- An
on that two million busahels of grain will be ready "'
thrfocta s..oaton unan Use opening of naviga- nol'
j" The Paris Courts value a young lady's teeth pn;
000 francs. An Engli.b govierness was recently tins
ked dbown by a carringe. nm het by the accident ir<
er teeth. She brought lin atmon of dam:ges and to l
ribunil awarded her the lave amount. the
j' Equal is the governmient f lOeveC in allot 11(t
pleasures ninong men. and jut, is the everlasting ",
that bath wedded liappiness to virtue.
0- The bill appropriating $8(10,o0l) to the Cor- iu
on and Ohio Railroad has passed the Virginia na
2 Two thousand girls, or a force equivalent to br<
. number, are employed in one establishment in pr
city of New York in manufacturing hoops for the
es. We are an expasive people-enlarging dnily. ti
N.- The Yorkville Eajlitirer of the 25th uIt. says : Cl
Tihe Iubicon ii passed-the lawyers fatten apace! th
Friday and Satuday they were kept busy, but they Bo
rried up the cake." and the docket shows over he
hundred cases. We think this the wrong time to if
if there is a chance to avoid it, but-so it is." ,i
|" The Havana correspondent of the New York h
mev says that the Spanish Mexican difficulties are at
usted, and the fleet ordered to return to Spain. bi
M- We notice a telegraphic dispatch from Phila- i
phia, on the 22d inst., announcing the death of In
Ige Kane, the father of the illustrious Arctic ex- c
gr- A telegraphic Dispatch from New Orleans,
ed the 30th inst., gives the decrease of cotton at li
the points 449,500 bales.
- From statements we notice in our exchanges ti
ppenrs that Messrs. Crittenden, Toombs ani Ma.
effected a settlement of the difficulties between a
sers. Clay and Collum. tc
%- Dr. Vorot has been appointed by the Pope
hop in partibi anid Vicar Apostolic of Florida. st
McFarland, previously nhmed Vicar ApoAtlic of vi
rid., has been appointed Bishop of Hartford, Con
GREAT METROPOLIS ITEMS. q
'he following items are from a letter recently re
red, and give an agreeable glimpse or two of the
htly perpetrations inl the Great Metropolis:
'The City is on the qui vive at present for the arri
of Mohammed Pacha, Rear Admiral in the Turkish
vy, who is coming over to negotiate for a steam
;ato, to and investigateour improvements in thisline.
d Mohamned is reported as a handsome fellow of
rty-two, agreeable and intelligent. le is accom
iied by an imposing suite, and his interpreter is to
the celebrated Oscar Oscanyan. The City Con
have appropriated two thousand dollars to the end
showing hin the hospitalitics of the City. More
in, that is, when he arrives.
'Two amusements very popular in New York in
iso days, are Spiritualism and Free love-I mean
!e love ai la Brlbante, not in the old standing way,
ith is certainly quite methodical enough. I heard
Sundny night from Mr. Ambler, one of their " big
as," a spiritual discourse, which was beautiful is a
-m or a dream. Ile speaks under some strange in
mc. (I dont know what to call it.) and upon fin
in,sinkldown upon a sofa and passes his hand
..a ly across his brow, seeming to wake out of a
nee. le is either under some rapt and unnatural
luence or else feigns it perfectly. le rejects with
ter energy and fervid eloquence the doctrine of
al depravity-says good is, and will be, andi must
at the bottom of everything, let it appear however
iminble; and insinuates that we will till reach the
lesed fields," time glories and delights of which he
' iis discourse was as soothing and comfortable as it
beautiful. They preaich in Dodworth's Saloon,
h~eing of the refined and intellectual class, have
n of the scnf, such as table-rapping, holiding of
udb, nd flirtations with deadi peoiple.n
tIn the musical way there is little or nothing of im-.
rtance. Miss Williams, a Welsh girl, known as the
1'elshm Nightingale," gives now and then a Concert. a
o sings Seotchm, Irish aund Welsh ballads iniumitably,.
m with chmaruming vivacity. A ptumnmas, the groat i
irpist, also a Welshuman, generally plays with her.
Max Maretauk aud his refractory troupe.uimfer-en-.
nuting the llabanes'e and setting theta by the thi-oat,
acoming here about the middle-of next week.
Tie dramatic stars are revoilving in constant glory. p
Wallack's they play tihe "Vicar of Wakefield," a n
utifuilly drammatised versioin of G~oldsamithi's sterlinig'
i wholesomie old tiale. At Burton's they give "the ft
:rry Wives of Windsor," as I hamve never seenm
ytiing giveni before. 'Twams produhmced for Burton'sq
ieft anid hma.' been runintg writh undimuinished suc-t
is for a ilmzenm nights. Imiagine Burton, lBroughmnm,
mtiews anid Waleut ini mine paiece.
Laura Keenme has lately becen pre.-ented with two i
n idreud dlollars wortha of mdiammndhs airrangued ini a hmu-a
w vrethl-this wais placed uipmn her humid, acc'om-b
nied by am ciimpliimentiry mipeich, uipn her b~enefit*
lt. T on know alhe is lessee :mhandmanagere.-s uf a
catre, biesides being a very iadmniredl actress.
''Twere vaimn to tell of' ll thme attrctions in the "
matrical way. i
'Jame.- Mel ille,thme great Circus rider, is petrifyinig
iws whm rumah it see hmiim. lIe plays. iir rides rmithecr, i
ti ':mm Aambumrgi's Circus mat time Broiadw.y Thea
. 1 is ri'linmg is miirmaeuln-'tis pam.itiv'o limetry!
remniands onie iof the O~vlymi punames, :mad would 3
b:.mj -5 have secure I! him a prz fro:am thme excitablle
s.-J.LT. L. t
CllA RLE~STOS, February 27. IS5S.
Washigutonm's Ihirthiday wa~s celebramted here wvith i
ire thn u:.nmlallirit. Outmr Militmiry Coumpanmies, the
:mhingtmn Light alirantry, Winshiugtoni Artillery
1 Ul'min i.ighmt Inmfmntry-.-everail Enmgine Compa- mmi
s d Civic Assiciamtionms, bommemorated time diay, 4
t variuis festivities mind rejoicimngs. Aim Oratiomn ,
ieliveredl before the Military P'rocession bmy Wil- ri
m mS. Elliott, Esq., a younmg Chairlstoianm, rmemntly ti
imitted to our Unmr, anmd still maore receimtly into time ,
leienit Order of Blenediets, the most excellent anid al
st worthmy Gjrandi Orider, after alI, oif our numnerous
aternal Organiizatiomns. liis Oration which pires- i
g bsineiiss eniggamenmts debarred mue froma the grati
mtiom uo' hearinig, hams beeni noticed very favoirably h.
tme press air.i wi.< warmmly receivedl by isi coin- h
miuimns ii arms, anid thme Imadies, who aliwnys gracei
Se holyaly omcmasionms with their presencee amid imp- u
,al. 'Thle birthmdny of the Gireat Father of his
unitry, is biecoiminig every y.ear umore gener'ally re- ;
;nmized ais a pumblie festivml, amid on its next Ananal d
urn I hoipe fervently ti see mll pmlces of businiess i,
sed drimmg time day, nnmd time evemning um'hered in n
ih am grand genral iihmuinntion.
Aimuing tme gamy gathlerinigs omf time week just closed,
re the Military Dm11 of the lighliand Guards at St.
dret's liall amid the Conucert inm aid of time funds of
Latdis' Mount Vermnon Association. At the first I
s "ot expected," anid wias prevented attending d
alamtter bmy i"unforeseen cireumstancees." We have
Itheard yet what aimout has been realized by the
ties for their noble object, but the result will, mt is e
mtadently believed, exhibit a hanmdsoine addition to 01
er funds. The musicaml laidies minid gentlemenm who t
-ticipated, are deserving of time highest priise fory
ir public spirited effort. in this good cause. t
[rhe Panoranma of thme Bible is still open at the In. dh
,ate Iall. At the Thieatre, Bmiothm, the Tragedian It
succeeded by Mr. anid Mrs. W. J1. lomreruce, thme
batted Conmedianms whose performances of thme
rish Bay " and "Yamnkec Gal," have bcemm mmaking
wamls of the Tenmple of Momuas resound with peals
cuorge hIutchinson has been spoutinmg Shiakapeaire
I Byron, at the " libernian," for time admirerm of
i young lad naimed Theodore Cors, was run ever t
the Rail Road Cars in crossinig Wolf Street a few
's ago, and has since died fronm the injuries received.
)r. A. P.ayne and his neomnpiahed lady MIrs. d
ia Dean Hamyue, arrived here on Wedmnesdlay mim ma
rt visit to their comnnectiuns imn this City.
he Marchi mnumber of "Russell's Mmgzie" is ar
.This is thme closing chapiter of time presenmt vol
a, and from all indicatiomns, I inifer thmat the second
r of its history is about to open under such aus
as as will make " Russell" an honorable excep
ito thme usual fate of Southermn literary periodicals.
ather very encouraging symptom is, that the crit- k:
after exhausting their vocabulariese' praise, are M
r turning their attention to finding fault with all tl
aus infrahil they oe.nlonally detect In I tail
;es, which they can construe into offenees against
to or grammar. This, I consider a very fortunate
:mustance, as people generally cannot be induced
believe implicitly in one side of a question, and
re is nothing which benefits a cause more han a
lo abuse and denunciation. judiciously and sea
)ur Sunday evening Lectures continue to excite
:ch interest. The First Baptist, St. Peter's, Grace
1 Unitarian Churchea, were filled to their utmost
mcity of accomuation. Rev. E. T. Winkler,
.tor of the 1st Baptist, delivered a lecture on He
.w History; Rev. Dr. Burnap, one of his series in
agress at the Unitarian Church; Rev. H. . Den
ion, Rector of St. Peter's, his concluding Discourse
Business men on the relations of Commerce and
ristianity. I was one of the privileged auditors of
D Discourse before the Young Men's Christian As
eiation at Grace Church, by Rev. J. Barnwell Camp.
11, the gifted and eloquent Rector of St. Philip's.
is topic " The Bible ink the Forumn, the test of Truth
id Justice," and was most skilfully and elaborately
indled and illustrated. The vast amount of logical
iA philosophical study and research which was
-ought to boar upon the subject, gave evidence of a
ind accustomed to patient profound thought, and
borious investigation. It was one of the best Dis.
urses of the Series, and conferred honor both upon
e Lecturer and those to whom it was especially
The next Lecture before the Association will be do
rered on Sunday evening 14th March, at the 2nd.
resbyterian Church, by Rev. E. IL Myers, Editor of
e Southern Christian Advocate.
Professor 0. S. Fowler, is lecturing at the Hliberni.
i Hall on Phrenology and Physoilogy. One of his
pies is "Xatrimony," and one evening is dedicated
to Incol only," which looks as if the subject must be
me other than matrimony, the ladies not being in.
ted to participate.
Prof. Whitney, the Elocutionist, has been taking
r the great Orators, at the Hibernian. I heard him
a a former visit some years ago, and was much de
ghted by his personations of Randolph, Hayne,
[eDufile, and others of our Southern Statesmen,
hose peculiarity of voice, attitude or gesture were
miliar to many of the audience and readily recog-.
ized a faithful portraitures.
I am glad to see that your Circulars have been so
rowptly and favorably noticed by the Press in this
ity, part from the intrinsic merits of your Jour
il, and the inducements which it offers to the adver
ing world. I have no doubt that the recent visit of
ur anmiable Senior to the fraternity here contributed
uch to conciliate theii sympathies 'and good wishes,
id to make the " Adeertiser " a favorite with them.
The Report of Captain Cullom onlihe progress of
ir "Maffitt Channel," has been published in pamph.
t form. The prospects are very encouraging. The
bannel Is now considered perfectly safe for vessels
rawing 18 feet water.
Cotton, sales very heavy, 16,243 Bales 9 @ 12, and
7 Bales fancy "Jethro," at 14 eta.; Rice I @ I,
Irance 21 @ 3, demand very active, 3,139 Tierees
yId; Wheat continues dull, no sales; ,Flour, saleable
ly in small lots, exported 1000 bbiLs. 4J @ 61;
'orn, no arrivals, North Carolina 60 @ 67; Hay
,'rthern 90 @ 93; Oats N. C. and Maryland 44 ets.;
aeon, Shoulders 8J @ 9; Sides 10i @ 11; Hams,
o sales, market dull; Salt, Liverpool coarse 45 @
; Lard 101 @ 111; Liquors dull, Philadelphia
ud Western Whiskey 23 @ @ 25; Coffee, stock of
Aio much reduced 91 @ 11; Sugars in good demand,
luscovado 7 @ 8; Louisiana 61 @ 8; Molasses, ac
ie demand, 1000 bbls. sold (N. 0.) 30 @ 35; Cuba
S @ 19; sales principally at retail; Bagging, Gu
y 13 @7 14, market quiet; Rope, Northern 9 @ 10; .
fstern 8 @ 9; Coal $8 per Ton cash ; Stock mar.
The King Street dealers are advertising their stocks
tgreatly reduced prices to make room for expected
Ijplies of Spring Goods.
We have had our share of rain, sleet and saud, with
little seasoning of thunder and lighting. It is now
did and pleasant, and dame nature seems to he on
so broad grin once more. CLA UDE.
- LIQGUR SELING.
Ma. EDITOon:-I know like, Falstaff "knew the true
rinee," " by instinct," that " S." is used up, and has
uthting inure to say. I have a speciitl good word to
cy to you, as you are so clever as to give the cralt
You say in your Editorial "touch the gentlemaa
uietly." Now, tir, this is the very thing I am con
:ning for all the time. But you and all the rest of
tankind see that this Is not doe; for there never
as a clss of gentlemen~ treated more roughly than t1.e
quor dealers. We are persecuted from one place to
nuher, and we cant propoese toa get license to retail,
ut thtero is a howl miado against us. And just let
,m. poor devil drinak himself to death andI die in the
utter or at haome, by3 liqjuer we sold him, but we ate
erscutedl, and mtena cnll up the question of our being
sefud tu the comtmunity, when the law has already
eced .n it, that it is.
Ilut we are not so well ienased with the law after
11. You iany ask " why ?" I answer by showing a
ciw way of iersecuting liquor denlers. Do you see
at diteher, with a pipe not one inch from his nose,
s fromn thme "ouldl courthry ?" Does he have to
et licene, to dig ? Does he hatve to give " security,".
tat lhe wili not break the law ? No. Why is this ?
eaus,: our lnerseentors presume that he is a gentle.
tn, andtt protects himt as such, in ditching-so with
ie .-hoemaker, andi tuilmar, and blacksmith, and thus,
ac S::ste itt its great Legislature, has actually taken
I hatal to ptersecute ur, nu:d make a declaration in
srewae to us, degrading to us, by not preserving
'ninae for us which yout so generoubly give uts
entlemen." Ahm, I see at " Daniel come to judge.
ent," in you. Now I know officers have to give secu
t andt tatke an oath foar office; hut thtat is because
icy saitage other men's initerests ; but we are just
aking ottr own money out of our own labor,
ad yet thte law presumes that we are not so much
entlemen as an Irialt ditcher or a erout-making
uthmuan. As long as you call us "gentlemen," I
ish you to come out as a candidate and knock this
,W, with its devilish distinctions against us, in the
cd. We will give you a rousing vote in spite of all
ese sing-'outg Church hypocrites who talk against
s'. Yes and some of theum in their religion you know
wve "much water," but when they find I have put
in nmy barrels of liquor from which I sell them
ram, they get as mad as if they were Quakers, and it
the case of some who believe in "pouring." Oh
o, they wont let me pour water in my barrels.
" 0, wad the power some giftie gie us
To sec ourselves as others see us, &c."
To prove to you sir, that this is no idle threat, I can
sow you the proof of our hold on the public mind in
sposition to those believing in " tother aide of Jor
n." Just walk down street on any Sunday morn
ig and we can show you that two to one of the p'eople
ould rather ho about us than with them, and our
mgregations have more life and spirit and sense,
tn theirs, white and black.
Now I don't confess that we sell to negroes, but
mu know they get drunk and make disturbance some
ues. I am ntot such a fool as to say that they get
-unk on water. Water will not make a negro drunk.
comies from somebody. We have it to sell.
A word for you Mr. EmITOn; you say that we will
>into "sponataneous combustion." Now that Is a
ke indeed, of course you allude to our liquor. Don't.
mu know that we get the Mercantile liquor that Is
tatered and drugged with pepper and such things as
ake it seem hot. Dut I will tell you it wont burn.
ou migh t as well try to "set the creek a fire."
I have had some good compliments by my brother
adesnten for independance and wit, which makes
e ready any time to drop you a line like the above,
fending the Liquor Dealers.
A (QUASI) LIQUOR DEALEP.
P. S.-I should like to get the people to believe we
e nartyrs in this goodl cause. Q. L. D.
'BLAVE TRADE RE-OPENED.
NEW OnLAss, Feb. 26.-The Delta asserts that
e Slave trade has already been re-opened. Car.
>es of slaves have arrived and been sold ait a
apot on Pearl river. [There is a Pearl river,
sown as the b~oundairy between Louisiana and.
ississippi and may-he tF point. referred .to in -
te Delta.-Reporter.] The slavers- sail uhder
se Frenck flag.