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the king declared that he hiruscif had
"\Vh' ?hen a'oould I die?'' said tho
Frank. The deed cannot even be pro
red against me!"
riio king was pleased; ami not only
pardoned him, but acknowledging nnd
praising Ii'h wisdom, sent him n?me to
hia master loaded with presents.
The following strong language, depicting
n most horrible and depraved
state of public feeling, is from ;i letter of
Charles Dickons, who was present at the
execu ion of the .1/annings in England.
It is thought that the strong light in
which he has presented the scenes will
induce the government to support a menr
sure lor mailing crmunn l executions ptivate.
There were upwards of 50.000
persons present on the occasion. One feraaln
was Lilled and two others severely
"I believe thnt nui'rht
_ " - *0 wx/ ..vwnv v ? ?** ??
r.wful as the wickedness and levity of the
immense crowd collected at that execution
this morning could be imagined by
no man, and could be presented in no
heathen land under the sun. The horrors
of the gibbet, and of the crime which
brought the wretched murderers to it.
i?uuu in my mitui netore the atrocious
bearing looks, and language of the asscm
bled spectators. When I came upon the
ccnc at midnight. the shrillness of the
cries and howls that were raised from
time to time, denoting that they came
ft om the concourse of boys and girls already
assembler! in l?>?f nlnoos
ray blood run cold. As the night went
on, screccliinfif and laiurhmj;, nnd veiling
t O O'
in strong chorus of parodies on nogro mol
odies, with the substitutions of Mrs. Mi in
nig for Susannah, and the like, were added
to thoco. When the day dawned,
thieves, low prostitutes, ruflians nnd vagfllinn/Ic
r\C II.wl il 1 1 J - ^
v/4 v-? v: i y ivillll UUCKCU lO II1C
ground, with every variety of foul and
offensive behaviors Fightins, faintings,
whistlings, imitations of Punch, brutal
jokes, tumultuous demonstrations of indecent
delight, when swooning women
were dragged out of the crowd by the
police, with their dresses disordered, g;ivu
a new zest to the general entertainment.
When the sun rose brightly?as it did?
it gilded thousands unon thousands of
upturned faces, so inexpressibly odious in
their brutal mirth or callousness that n
man had cause to feel ashamed of the
shape he wore, ond to shrink from himself
aa Cushioned in the shape of the Devil.
When the two miserable creatures who
attracted all this ghft|ly sight about
them were turned quivWing into the air,
there was no mnrn ,ir\ rvlt..
_ .i.w.v; ,
no jpioro thought that immortal souls had
gono to judge ment, no more restraint in
any of th< pievious obscenities, than if the
name of Christ lu\d never been heard in
this world, and that Lucre were no belief
among men but that they perished lilce
A Case in Point.?Lieut. Maury, of
the Navy, is a practical man a clear-headAfl
tKlnl/AH r??w1 -- --1 ? 1 1
x.uiavi, ?uiii imisuiiM ly ill worn. in
his, address to the Memphis /^aoific Iliiilroad
Convention, after pleading the advantages
of a ship canal, lie contends that
the proposed railroad will also be very
Take one item: The Ohio. soventv-fnnr
is mow on the coast of California, and is
soon to come home, bccause the times of
her crew are about to expire. She has u
crew of tier eight hundred men, all told;
it w ill take her not less than one hundred
and twenty days to make the passage, at
an average expense, of one thousand dollars
per day. Another ship ?>f equal force,
will probably be sent to tako her plnee.
at an equal loss of timo and money to g<-t
her there. Total expense of getting that
ship home, and sending out her relief,$240,000.
Now, if the railroad across Panama
were in operation, tho Ohio coidd
touch there, meet a crew sent from this
side of the isthmus, and send her old
crew homo by the snoT* transport from
unagres, at a saving of four or five months
of time, and some twenty thousand dollars
The Female Dress.?A correspondent
of the Water Cure Journal, who professes
to he n '.country girl," prono to
ramble in the woods, suggests a stylo o
dress better adapted to such exercise than
that which has prevailed from time im
memorial, it is as follows:
Stout calf-skin g liters; white trovers
mado nftcr the Eastern style, loose, and
confined nt the ankle with a cord; a groen
u;w > <
Hill., lirtiviiill^ HVHIIV IU II1W Kliri'S, g.HMPred
at the neck, and turned back with a
collar, confined at the worst with a scarlet
sash tied upon one side, with short,
beeves for summer and leng sleeves fer
winter, fastened at the wrist; a green turban
made in the Turkish mode.
"With such a dress," snya thta Amazonian
innovater. "I can ride on horse back,
row a boat, spring a fiveemil fence, climb
a treo, or find mv way throurrh a nrrcen
bie swamp, setting n?ide the extra feeling
?i wild daring freedom ono possesses
lirhen thus equipped and alone in tho
If so alight n change of costume can
prodac<5 in airls generally nny considerate
fTx? >? cflrVr*., even if thpy
should not be able lo stand wolves, wild
cats, or screech-owls in the woods, it is
wnrlli fi'vimr 7'hn mmiirisi nr our Amor
icon men are half-spoilt bv being shvit up
in stove-heated rooms, which might be
o".v d womous bady-kilns?for they ceri
tainlv do l:iil tho courage and strength
J out of them.
j //ere is a rather neat epigram on a pale
i faced wife. Read it, all who arc toper
I ouslv inclind:
} \Vhy is it that on Emma's ohet-k
Tlio lily blooms find not the rose?
Because the rose has gone to seek
A place upon her husband's nose.
! K E O W E E COL RIER.
t -? !
| Saturday, Heo. 99, IS19, |
I Willi a <-i(?w of a'ccommodnting o\ir Sub
j scribors who live at a distance, tlie following
j gentlemen arc am -ized ami requested to
act a-i agents in receiving and forwardi g Sub" i
\ scriptions to the Ki:owr.r Covim:u, viz:
- Maj. \V. S. onisiiam. at West Union.
1'dward Hvojirs. Esq., " Horse Slioe.
K. 1'. Veuner, Ksq., " Bachelor's Retreat
M. F. Mitciisi.l, Esq.. " Pickensville.
.1. K. llAooan, " Twelve Jlilc.
T. J. M'snn. for Anderson District.
i Yesterday, as we were reposing very quietly
i in our Piiiictiiui, ureiumng \ji me cay wnon mo
' s/ioirrr which has boon fulling almost without
intermission for the Inst three weeks, should
pass over, and allow us oncc more to got a
glimpse of the ?un, wo wore HUcUlenly Btnrtlod
: by the apparition of no loss i\ pcrsonago than
; our 'devil,' from whom after a few prelimI
nary remarks, by way of compliment to ourtm
usual good looks, wi> learned the following us
; tonishing facts?lst.tlint the year 1840 is
! drawing to a close, nnd therefore, that Christ*
mas was at hand,?2nd, that all good christians
j lay aside their dully avocations to rejoice and
j make themselves .tppv on Christina?:?3d,
j that printers and paying subscribers are all
il ? ?> *
U1IU UU'II U'U', uiu cunning iuilow
bogged that he and hi-) friends might he allowed
to enjoy the usual holidays. We arc
sure our subcribers will not blame ua when
we tell them we had liOT iho heart to refuse, and
consequently our next week's number will bo,
i in the language of those miserable fellows, the
i lawyer1,'non ost inventus.'
Our subscribers will lose nothing by this ar
j rungoin nt, na we give them fifty-two numj
bcrs for the year.
i On the 14tli inst. Gait. .1. A. Chastain \v;?s
i electcd Mujor of the 5ml lkltiUlun, 5th UogL
nam, a. u. ?1.
Our readers will hoc by reference to another
column, that the bill providing for winding up
the Bank of the State has been lost: the Home
voting fiO for and f>2 against tha hill, and the
/Senate 19 to 27.
TIIE NICARAGUA QUESTION.
It is intimated in Engliu.il that the new
I British Minister at Washington will urge 110
extreme doctrines on this question, hat endeavor
to secure the construction of a ship canal
across the Isthmus, 011 terms mutually agreea:
1)10 to both nations.
j It is wonderful what peculiar inflections
j there arc in the voice of this same British Lion.
Ana w 11 lit is silll more auloiu-lung is (Ik: ease
with which he modulates and controls its different
| Now, when nil the advantages of combat
| are on his nide, how frightfid are the low unit,
tored growls with which the brave beast warns
his victim of approaching destruction; and
then, as he springs upon liis prey, how wild
fierce and savage aru tho howls with which he
limbs tho unfortunate; but, should liU adversary
iri.l tlin . I.a.iI I .!.? o~.... .
J V ' """ MIWU1W HIU IBIIIIHlUjjl. '
by nny chance, turn against this noble animal'
instantly tho torrifie roar falls into a gentle
moan, and ho whines to the astonished belliger.
! ant that hostilities with such a friend would
! break his heart; poor susceptible creature.
But a short time ago, when tsomeof our rich|
c4 and mo-it enterprising merchants, lmvin:?
obtained a grant of way, from the government
of tlio .S'tate of Nicaragua, for a whip canal or
j railroad, or I >th, from the port of S\ Juan on
I the Atlantic to the port of Uealejo on tho l'aciflc,
were about to undertake the magnificent
I enterprise of opening a highway for tlio nations
I across the American Continent,?a highway
! which would pccure to the undertakers certain
I emoluments, and to our commerco ccrtain adi
vantages not to ho enjoyed by Great Britain
| behold the Lion, of which wo have spoken,
! rampant in tho way. Steps were taken to
despoil the weak niul defenceless Nicaragua of
her only Atlantic port, and our merchants were
warned not to attempt tho contemplated work
i Then the world fo. the first time heard of
j that ancient and vigorous monarchy, the Mug.
! dom of Mosquitin; nnd of that independent
! nnd wailiko pcoplo tho Mosqiiitios. What an
accession wan tikis to history and geography
Then wo were told, ignoramuses that wo woie,
that Mosquitia wan a rich and fertile country
situate in the heart of Central America, embracing
mnny thousand square miles nnd governed
by a wise nnd right royal gentleman?
King George, forsooth?that tlio Mosquition
with a persevering and indomitab'" ?">?ra.fO?
with a heroism, in fact, scarcely cqnallod by tho
oxninplo of any other poople, had ever defended
(lio sacred noil of ihi* thoir bolorod country
' again <t tho encroachment# of tha Spaniards
andCeo'ral Auioricans?that tho contemplated
?LJ!? L j iiLL-?iLit-ryg*
cnnnl would internet tho territory of thin buvve
and independent U'oplc?that that Mopquitud
weie tlio unciciitl nllioH of Great liritftin. and
! thnt the Inttor woi id in a becoming uinnrior p'nv'
j teet theni from tl e spoliation of the Yankees. ,
j In the meantime 'tie 15rili-?h authorities on
I the Mosquitia cqnst lad been playing a ~irce
| the most ridiculous maginablc. They hiul
! brought a bare-legged Indian?this great King
Georire?several hum red miles down the const
' to St, Jaun, find lia?l commanded the inlmbi
i tnnta of thai [?lacoto acknowledge hi* nuthori.
; tv and to swear allcgiance to him, which the
: good people very nuturftlU declined. The
matter was not however to rc^t here, the rights
' of his Mo-quitinn Majesty wtfro to be asserted
an?l supported, or rather tlio I'ankce i wore not
to bo allowed to construct tneir canal without
the consent of ihitair, two wjr steamers, thereforo,
tho Vixen and Marin, tfK>n mad their appearance,
landed a lumber of men, ~'orirtcd
and capturcd the fort of feorapiqui?hauled
down the Nicaraguin at.d iwoisted in its place
what was called the flag *f Mrequitia. ThuB
in spite of nil law and jusiico. this noble por*
was taken in time of peacd from a civilized but
dofonccl'oss Slato. and pivm to a rude unletler"
cd Indian bv hi- loving ani christian friends?
the English- Still further to aggravate this
already revolting injustice, when an agent is
sent by the robbed to the rubber, to remonstrate
with him, what doe? Lord Palmor.ston do bu^
laugh in the faee of the simple Nicaraguian?
tell him the question U already closed, and
coolly turning his back upon him?rota iug ail
But behold whut a change comes over the
1 spirit of this (Ironin. 'Tih discovered by the
world, that thfe extensive Mosquitia country
<:oinprisos but a narrow strip ofbrrren coast,
roiu'liing not within seventy miles of <San Juan
?that this grGat and warlike people, who had
: so nobly maintained their itulepoiulenco for so
many ctaturie?, ate the most wretched, besot,
ted, and loa^t ivar-liko of Indians?numbering
| at most 150 men, while the great King George
"sic transit irloria mundi." turns out to be noth
; ing more tluui u puling, vermin-bitten boyHut
nbovo all, it is1 discovered that nearly a century
ago. by eolcnin treaty with Spain, England
had ntfl^loned all right to interfere in nmt.
ters toucliing thu Mosquitin country.
And now, when the ridiculous nature of his
pretensions lmvc become known, and ho finds
I it no longer serviceable to roar, what docs this
magnanimous J^ion propose to tfof Whv nothing
more than to extend his paw cordially to
Uncle Sum, say ninny fine things to the easy,
! good naturud old gentleman, about his boinj
: a noble scion of an Anglo-saxon stock, compli
j muntinghiin upon the wisdom of his free trade
principles, and end by proposing to go shares
In his great rnmil. TUi.ihan ovur boon tlie pol'
icy of Britain, to trample upon the defenceless
j to ingnu'ii mo miiv wmi vain Draggiuiocto,
; iiH'l to whrrdtc tho powerful.
legislature o4' S. Carolisin.
7'huusdav, Dec. 13.
Senate mot pursuant to adjournment.
Journal of yesterday Is proceedings read,
i a v.:11 ?i?<i.- *? ?
, \ inn in .1 mi inn j/.?; mi; Uilllbiur Ui ill!
the papers appertaining to tho administration
:A estates, from tlie Secretary of
States olfioo in Charleston, lo tho Ordina|
ry's office in Charleston, reoeived its
j third reading; title changed to an act,
and orclorod to the House.
Mr. M tzyck, from tho special joint
committee, appointed lo nominato suita;
hie persons for President and /directors
of the 15 >.nk of tho State, made a report
f? i> ? t ?i-i- it
. i vuuiniii^iiuiii^ 1*^1 1 I rMUVIll, J' l ilUKlill 11
Klmorc; nn<l for Directors, Thom s Lehre
\V C. Dukes, Klisha Carson, W M Lawton,
K R Shackelford, D C Webb, GeoRobertson,
KCiddwell, Ci S Cameron,
LGlover, 11 (J Stone and G II Steinmcv.
er 'L'he report was ordered to lie on the
table and to be printed,
Senate? then proceeded to the general
i order of the. day.
After noting un ihc hills and reports on
On motion of Mr. Portor the Senate
proceeded io the special ordor of the day
?being the hill to provide for the approaching
u.xpiralion of the clmitor ofjtnc
hank of the State,
. a w.tvi ?? ni^ vinuicu iu inc nuin,
addressed tho .SVnate in oppo>-ition to the
| M\\ B. G. Alston followed in support
' of the b 11.
i Mr. Folder followed in some forcible
remarks, quoting extracts from the charter
of tho bank, showing with whatoxtra|
ordinary powers this hank was invested.
| j no power to coin money, and then the
' power to buy landed estate and other
: properly 10 any extent. These two powor.s
were obliged to create a despotism
j anywhere; but the worst featuro of it
i was that the State of South Oa 'olina
wils ?aorcdly bound by any exoev* of the
issues of this bank, it gave her tho com
pleto power to wield tho dostinyofth i
: jStato, and it could not be denied that
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Hue; nnu none so tor ycare past.
After tho cloao of the gentleman s remarks,
the dobite was adjourned until
The Senate proaoeded to tho general
orders of the day, and shortly afterwards
I (OU8E OF REPRESENTATIVES.
I '1 }ift Hrtimrt mnt niiMimnl tf*
..?v? j/mioukiiv vv ftujuumi
Mr. Yancey, from the committee on interna!
improvement*, reported a bill to
incorporate tho Chemw nud Darlington
jfttv. .J. If. Rood, froty committee on ng
ncuuure, reported n om lor tnc inspection
of <V>ur in Charleston.
Mr. Seabrok, from committee on privileges
and elections, made report".
On the subject of giving election of j
I electors to the people;
On the division of Pendleton district
into two election di it riots; and
On tho changing of tho tnrio IDr euuu
ting tho votes ior certain district ofHoers i
I J/r. C. M.-. Witlierspoon, from the ini;
nority of the committee on privileges nnd
! elections, reported ft bill to give the election
of Presidential electors to the people
of this State.
Mr. J. B. Perry, from committee oil in- |
corporations, reported n bill to incorpor- ,
ate another bank in Columbia; also a fa- [
vorable report on tlio petition for rt newal I
of the Charter of the Commercial Bank '
I of Columbia.
Mr. Ashmore, from s(xoi;il committee
lo examine into the private indebtedness j
of the otTi.crs and directors of the bunk
of the State reported that they had dis- '
charged their duty, and asked to be dis- |
plinriforl frnm il ^ oAncwlnrntlnn
Mr. Adams offered a resolution, diI
reeling the President of the Senate and
| the Speaker of the House to include the
! pay of the members of investigation in
j their pay bills.
I Afv. Memminger called for the special
j order of the day; when
I Mr. Richardson having the floor, ad
I dressed the House at great length against
1 the hill.
j 7/e was followed in able and imprcs- j
j sive speech in favor of the bill by Mr. B. ;
| K. Perry. We had taken copious notes
, of the able argument, but arc com pulled j
' to defer publishing any abstract to-day. j
Rlr. Jrby moved an adjournment of the i
i debate until to-morrow at 1'2 o'clock.
Mr. Mojmiingcr moved to amend by
inserting to G 1-2 o'clock this evening.
After some discussion Mr. lrby moved
that the bill and all other papers relating
to this subject bo indefinitely postponed.
I A ....11 ?V ?1.~ I T ? I 1 1- ?
ii VUI1 Ul tllU 11UU3U ? ?Vf1 UIUUICU,
mom be i*s and absentee)* called up,
when the yeas and nays vrevo taken, and
Mr. Irby's motion carriea by a voto of
i C'2 to GO.
Mr. Memmingor immediately ofTered
some resolutions declaring that, inasmuch
as tho General Assembly had decided
! that it was inexpedient to reoharter the
i bank of tho .State, the President be re
j quirod to inform that body at its nextses;
sion wliat steps had been taken to carry
i out llio ilrcisioii.
Mr. Adams ollerod a resolution declaring
tlmt the Nesbcctt Iron works had
j been mismanaged, and that tho contract
I bo Dorfoctcd jis soon a.i noasihlo.
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After which the IIousc took a vccess
> until half-past six o'clock.
The evening session of Wednesday was
devoted to the discussion of tlie hill for
extcrnling tho corporate limits of Charleston,
which passed on its second reading
ny a voie ?i <u lo UU.
Fiud ay, December 14, 1819.
Senate met pursuant to adjournment.
' Journal of yesterday's proceedings read.
Several reports were received from tbc
House and referred to their appropriate
A bill to alter anil amend the law in
' rclation'to the education of the deaf and
; diim, roceived its first rending, and referi
red to the commiiteo on the co lege and
A bill to alter and nmend the law in
relation to the custody and care of derel
i ict csuups nv ine uruinnry, wos read and
! referred to the committee on the iudiciaIry.
A hill to require the commissioners of
; public buildings of tho soveral districts in
this ?S't!ite to furnish tho sheriffs with tho
boohs kopt by them in their offices, received
its first reading, and referred to tho
committee on roads and public buildings.
m_ r?i-_i. -iv j ? - ? -
Dii uim-.K uiim!(i several resolutions re
! quiring the 6'lerks of tho two houses to
transfer cortain books and papers to tlio
libraries of cert/iin societies in tho State.
Mr A/oses offered a resolution that it
; bo referred to thn committo on t'te colj
leije. to inquire into the expediency of
1 mnkinrr nn nnnmn^iolmn nf Ak 4\c\i\ ??
.... ?|>|>. /|/i utviwii */i vf )vvv w vir |
' courngn the writing of Southern school
hook-.; said appropriation to bo placed at
the disposal oi tho Governor, to bo by
: him expended for that purpose,
j Mr Witherapoon oflforod tho following
Roaolved) That the committeo appointed
thft charges against tho
! bank hn required to furnish tho evidence
of their information, mid that thoy K?va
power to appoint nolerk rsocrotury.
j On motion of Mr Buchanan, tho 8en
nui proooeaen 10 tno special oraor tlio
day?the bill to provide iorlho ?\ppioaeh
ing expiration of tho bnnk charter?Mr
i B having the floor; addressed tho Be rntc
nt Rome length in opposttion to the bill,
i nn.swcrin?r tho various objections thnt
were made to the bnnk, nnd neftigning tho
j rontons for his opposition to tho bill. Ifo
i wftH replied to by Mr Withorspoon, who
said lie did not, nt this Into Rtigo of the
debate, propose to go inlo the discussion.
He would merely nasign the reasons
which shoul t Influence his vote on the
?W?I >? ?I , J L1 A.
present occasion. Mr W wont on to say
tlmt, ul the Inst session of the Loirislntim,
ho was one who recorded his vote that it
was inexpedient to recharto the bank,
and the bill propose nothing more than to
carry out the expressed declaration and
wish of the Legislature. The main qxiestion,
as he understood it, \va-; Is it pru
dent now lb take stops to wind
bank. 11, believed now was the tkSanM^^
after n period of thirty-fix years, t1fl|
*"v"V' **????(? tluj nconlo^
its net.t profits?that it mnue moncy-^aJt^^^
a prudential measure, be thoug.it that tho
present was tho most suitable tittle to go
As (o (he iiPglBloHirc being pledged
for the contimvmce of the hunk, to preserve
the public fait, ho begged to say
that the Legislature wore, not bound to recharter
it in lfi55. This cry of public
faith w is an (?l eaptandum nrgumont.
We had been told tint in the destruction
oi ino nam:, tno currency ot the State
would he deranged; and the history of
the U S Bank was appealed to ns an argument.
Now, said Afr W, what were
the facts of the case? The U S Bank
went down. Was the currency deranged?
was money loss plenty? Did the private
hanks conspire tomonplize the entire
ImainCaa of flip i*niinkr\?9 1 n?. tlm
ings of (he present system of tho subtreafiurv
answer tin?question, and settle the
matter, So with this bank, I'e did not
believe that the currency of the State
would be deranged by the abolition of the
Mr W concluded his remarks by saying
that he did not intend to make n speceh.
Ho desirecl only to explain tho reasons
which should Influence his vote.
Mr Feldersaid ho would begin whore
he had suspended hU remarks of yesterday.
Tho Senator noticed tho constitutional
argument. Ho contended that the present
charter of the bank was a plain violation
of the constitution. He noticed tho
bank debt: there was a difference between
the annual report of tho President and the
report of the committee. The annual re
port stnteil the debt to<bo $480,000?
the conunUtee $400,000.
jHie tiPlation in tho two reports, ho
continued, proved that you never can ascertain
the true condition of the monster.
Tn calculation of figures, the financier
will always cheat you. We will not attempt
to follow the goutloman through|
out lm remarks.
i an./. r...ti.?.. ?1.1 1 i.~
i iiu PJUiKibv: H?n iuimu i iiUUIU^CU UV
i ^/ossrs Cannon and JVosns in opposition
1 to the bill.
On motion of Mr Moses, the debate
i was postponed until to-morrow, .and ftiadc
! the spocial order of the day for 12 m.
After transact rig isotne other business,
i the Senate adjourned.
; HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
! Tho 7/ouso met pursuant >o ndjourninont.
I Mr lirownlee asked leave to record his
! vote on the question to postponn the consideration
of tho bank question, which beI
ing granted, he recorded in the rega
Sundry Litis and reports from tho Senate
were read and referred.
J/VB Y Martin, from committee onin!
corporuticr, to whom was referred a hill
to incorporate another hanl* in Columbia,
report >J and recommended that the bill
j do pass, with slight amendments.
Also, on the petitions to ammcnd and
renew Charter to St Peter's church,
Mr Sullivan, from the committee q;j
! judiciary, reported a bill to require sheriffs
to make returns of the prisoners ip
j their custody, and on othor subjects.
Mr /'roston ofiorcd a resolution to the
<v.? a . r\ 1?-- j n
I \ im v uiiiv mi" uuiiui1ii iiiki o?i
licjtors of tlio Northern and Western Ciri
cults bo appointed n commission to investigate
into the condition of the Neabitt
IronvvQik's debt, as we'.! as the c clinic
rnl securities theyefor, and report nt the
next session of the General Assembly.
MrTownes objected to this resolution
| inasmuch as the reports of the investiira
j ting committee and of the President of
! (ho bank gave them all the light that
, could be given on that subject, //e did
not see the necessity of appointing three
i agencies fn have reported to that body
i the same thing over and over again.
Mr Preston said that he only proposed
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iins iiivKie oi investigation ns a mcnns ot
elucidating these matters, whic i seem to a
hnive agitated the public mind. *
Mr U Y Jlfartin did not understand
this movement. 2'ho //otisc had just
receivod full and compreho '?ive reports
from a spcciul committee appointed l>y
th?t hofly, and were responsible to them.
Tfe thought it was treating that commit
i ?o?? win* uiei-<Mmi>"t. ,iiijDOjni anojiicr
light upon the ncels of their Mj^d comprehensive
Uv Preston disclaimed nny intent i&r. of
disrcpect to the committe. Every one
must know that lie wan satisfied wj(di tlicjr
report, but the public mind
IJi-j colleague hnd offered resolution
| not hocn properly
, tation from tho name find
; citizens of t)ie State. ^SaLae'
I Jfi Owens opposed the rcs^^B^ll i