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Mob and Outrage upon the Swedish
Colony of Illinois.?We learn from Henry
county, Illinois, that a series of outrages
have recently been committed upon
the Swedish colony located in that
county, and that they are threatened with
extermination from the county. The
men engaged in these outrages number
about seventy, from the town of Cambridge
and Hock River, in the same
county, and they are headed by John
Iloot. This man, it Bccms, married Char I
lotto Louisa Johnson, but they did not j
live happily together, she left him, and
lied to her relations for protection against
his violence, vlbout the 20th of March,
Root visited the colony with a mob, with
the intention of regaining possession of
his wife, but she had left and gone to a
place of safety. Root, irritated by this |
desertion, determined to avenge himself
upon the innocent members of the colony,
?collected a mob, paraded the streets
armed, and threatened to burn the houses
and kill the inhabitants. They search?,l
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v;u i.uu eo'ony and then Jelt. On the
27th they returned, and commenced demolishing
some of the houses, tore off j
pome of the boards of the church, dis j
charged their guns and ordered the inhabitants
to leave their houses, so that i
they could burn down. 2'hey drove all
the men out of the colony into the church
and the women and the children into the
hospital. Next day the mob again as- j
sembled and burned the hay stacks of j
the colony, and set fire to the buildings |
at Little Hill, near Cambridge. The ;
principal men and women fled from the i
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jury ui uio man, ana arc now in St. .Loins. I
No member of the colony had any thing
to do with the separation of ltoot aim
his wife, and of course they arc not answerable
in any shape for it. The colony
now contains about 100 men, 250 women
and girls, and 200 children. In one re- |
spect they resemble the Quakers?they
hold to the doctrines of non-rcsistance,
and they offered no violence to the mob.
LOST, STOLEN, OR STRAY'D FROM
THE SOUTH !
Five dollars reward will be paid to any
one, black or white, who will give information
where the President of the United
Styte.s is to be found, who has disappeared
since the 4th of Marco, 1810. The
last lime he was seen or hoard from was
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nutn i*w iiinuuu dm vjauinei. ji is uncertain
what lias since bccomc of him, or
what coursc ho has taken; but it is supposed
that he has either gone to California
on some errani of Mr. Benton, previously
to his departure there, or that he
is harbored North by Hale, Smith, and
Seward, or other abolitionists- 11 is supposed
that be is on foot, as he did not
take off old Whitey. lie has left everything
that he look with him from the I
South, and therefore it is supposed lie !
appears only in a Northern dress?if he
lias any on. When asked his name, he
calls himself a Je.ffcrsonia.il Federalist of
the old Republican school. He imitates
the old Presidents, as he supposes, and
does take off John vldanis, in 6ome respects,
very well. But, in truth, lie docs
not know his own mind, and has no opinions
of his own, but stammers nnd hesitates,
or answers equivocally, or with
Delphic ambiguity, very much like Mr.
Van Buren's Former manner, lie always
dexterously avoids saying where he is
going, or what he intends doing. Five
dollars will be paid to any one who will
give information where he is to be found
of nfAOflnt nrv/1 i rm /1/v11/??.a tC * * 1
?1V itiiu itli uuilitl^ II Jiruv(!(l IQ DC !
on the south side of Mason and Dixon's
An Old Southern Taylor Man
N. B. Fivo dollars will also be paid if
nny of the Goose family can now be found
at tho South who will call himself a?
Taylor mnn. South Carolinian.
Ladies Spring Fashions.?Wo copy
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irom mo editor s table ol .Peterson's Magj?*U?p
for May, tho following upon the
fan'lions, an all-engrossing subject in variably
among the feminities, on the opening
of tho vernal season:
'The principal dress material for late
spring and summer wear will be Foulard
ana India silks, Grenadine?, tissues, Bareges,
nnd Organdies. The latter are
generally embroidered in small spots,
whilst tho former arc covered with vines
or wreaths of small figures, but of very
rich and olegant colors.
'Nearly all dresses^ aro made high in
the ncck, nnd manv with tight backs.
The infant waist, however, promises to be
popular summer \v\ er, particularly for
young ladies. The etdet body, which is
opened three ov four inches in front, but
buttons up at the throat, is also much
worn. Some aro made high to the
throat; others have the corsages partly
open, so as to be worn with lace chemi
Bcltc8. The front of the coisage may bo
ornamented with a double row of fancy
buttons. Sleeves slit at the end are
those most generally adopted for high
dresses, of whatever material they may
bo composed. The Mazurka sleeve is
the newest. It Is put in plain at the
shoulder, nod gradually widens till it
readies the elbow. Tt is very much like
Pagoda sleeve, except that it is not shorter
on the inside of the arm than on the
outside. Fancy buttons will be much
used for tmnming this season.'
Friday, May 4, 183?.
With a view of accommodating our Sul
ecrthers who litv at a distance, the following
gentlemen arc authorized and requested t<
act as agents in receiving and forwarding Sul
I criptions to the Kf.owkk Cociukr, viz:
iMaj. n> .Ouisiiax, at west Uuion.
F.dwakd iIcgiies, G.?q., " Horse Shoe.
E. P. Veexf.b, K--n., " Bachelor's Rctrea
! M. F. Mitchell, Esq.. " Pickensville.
J. E. llAOoeD, " Twelve Mile.
J. T. Webb, for Anderson District.
The Rev. Mr. MoWiiorteh will preach
in this Village on the first Sabbath ir
OBSEQUIES OF MR. CALHOUtf.
We hud entertained high hopes that
the remains of our la te much respected
Senator would be permitted to repose at
Fo*-t Hill, to which, in bis lifetime, lie
was much attached. We learn, however,
through the latest Charleston papers,
that the family have consented to have
his body interred in the city of Charleston
for the present, reserving the right to
thn Legislature of the State at its next
session to fix upon its final disposition.
remaps under all the circumstances this is
well enough,and although our feelings led
us to think otherwise, we certainly ought
to yield a free acquiescence to the wishes
of his immediate family, in the absence
of any instruction from him on the subject.
On Thursday the 25th ult., the body
of Mr. Calhoun, handsomely encased in
an iron sarcophagus, was delivered in
Charleston, by the Committee from the
U. S. Senate to the Governor, and on
me next day was deposited in a tempora
ry vault prepared for the purpose, in the
western cemetery of St. Philips Churchill
c banner of the State waiving over itf
to await the action of the $tate Legislature.
The occasion was celebrated with cere
monies oi imposing magnificence, and impressing
solemnity. All business in the
city was susponded, store doors closed,
nnd not a hammer to be heard in all the
city, which it is said was literally clothed
in the habiliments of mourning, thereby
showing the dee p feelings of sorrow entertained
by her citizens on that sad occasion.
The bodv was delivered to the Governor
Ly Mr. Mason, Chairman of the /Senate
Committee, in a short but feeling address.
The Governor replied in a happy
strain, in which he complimentod Mr.
Venable for his care and attontion to Mr.
Calhoun during his sickncss, to which
Mr. V. made a most feeling reply. The
body was then delivered to the Mayoi
of the city, who placed over it a guard o!
honor of 200 men, under whose ca>e il
was kept until the next day, and then dis
posed of as above stated.
We would be glad to insert the whole ol
(he proceedings on the occasion, but the)
are too long and tedious for publication
Wo have scarcely any news from Wash
ington this week, owing we presume part
Iv to the fact, that not much business i:
being transacted, in the absence of tin
Committees attending Mr. Calhouns re
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| uiuiiin iu tun wwuu, ?uu j/a; ny p?;niii|)
to the irregularity of mails, as we notice
several of our exchanges complaining 01
IFe understand that the compromis
committee of 13 have hnd several meet
ings, and agreed on four distinct propo
sitions, which we have given in anothe
v** the general Beard of Commissioner
of Roads meet at this place on next Mon
day in consultation on the various matter
in their jurisdiction, not tht ieast of whie
is the building a new bridge ovp.i th
Kcoioee River, near this Village, w
take pleasure in announcing that two dil
feront plans for the construction o
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iwive uvcn piuceu on our lauie 10
inspection, and may be seen at any tim
at our office. Wc have examined eacl
of the plans and confess ourselven mucl
pleased with them, being satisfied tha
thoy will most effectually answer tin
purpose for which they aie designed. Ii
selecting a plan upon which to erect i
bridge, i nference must bo had to the cost
strength, durability, &c., and as that i
out of our "line of business" we could no
undertake to recommend, unless the ne
?.n j .j ii j ! *Bin
. cessary information were nt hand. 3The
plans submitted are those advertised in
our paper sometime a^o, by A/essrs. Harison
and Wynne, and we regret that the
? ! proprietors lmd not given us some esti13
j mate of the probable cost per foot. Persons
interested are invited to call and examine
We learn from the Black River Watchman,
that, a few days since, a difficulty
arose between R. M. Dyson, of Sumterville,
and C. D. Gaylo of Clarendon, at
1 the latter place, which resulted in the
1 i death of Mr. Gayle. It is stated that
Mr. Dyson acted strictly in the defensive
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] miu n-pmreu immeuuueiy 10 onmieru.
II. and surrendered himself to an officer.
Southern Literary Gazette.?We
have had occasion before to notice certain
changes and improvements in the
paper with the above title, some time
ago published at Athens, On., but now !
published in Charleston, So. Ca., by
Walker <fc Richards at $2 rn*r uuuuta in
advance. It commences a new volume
I with a new name and a now dress from
' head to foot, presenting a very neat cx'
ternal, and filled with the choices t arti|
cles of literary matter, both original and
: selected. The proprietors need not despair
of success while they present such
inducements to the public.
The Black River Watchman.?A
paper published at Sumtervillc, under
xhe above title reached us to-day. It is
edited by J. B. Fraser, and J. W. Ervin,
and published by Gilbert <fc DeLorme
weekly at $2 in advance. The evidences
before us indicate that it will be ably edited
and handsomely worked off. The
Watchman has our best wishes for its
Eim.ouy.?An Eulogy on the character
and public services of the late John
C. Calhoun was delivered on the 25th
ulL, at Georgetown C. IJ., by the Hon.
R. F. W. Alston. We arc informed that
an unusually large number ofporsons
were present, and that the speaker did
himself great credit, and nothing more
than justice to the subject of the eulogy.
TFe publich the following letter from
the Charleston papers, for the purpose of
showing the final conclusion of Mr. Oalhouns
family as to his final resting place:
Chaumiston, April 26, 1850.
Dear Sir?On my arrival in Charleston
last week, from my residence in the West,
1 after consultation with my brothers P.
! ftnrl .T fl PnHinnn urn flntwrninnd ?"
cede to your Excellency's request, that
p the remains of our father "should bo
| temporarily deposited in the .Metropolis,
' there to await the final action of the Leg1
ialature," provided it met the approbation
of our surviving parent. With this
f view we addressed our mother a joint
r note, and are happy to say she concurs,
in our decision, and has placed the mat
ter entirely in my hands, as the eldest of
the family to say to your Excellency, and
through you to the people of the State,
that wo now place the remains of our
- father in their charge, to make such dis3
position as their feelings and wishes may
I am sir, with great respcct your,
" obd't scrv't.
s Andw. P. Caliioun.
a His Exccllcncy Gov. tfcabrook.
Washington, April 21.
The Compromise Committee, appointed
on Friday last, have already had a
*" meeting, and seem to have agreed on the
r 1st. To report a bill for the admission
of California, and the establishment of
territorial govciuiner?to in Utah and Now
2d To report a .separate bill for the
a settlement of the Texas boundary, by a
k liberal compensation to that State.
3d To make such amendments to the
s law of 1793 for the recovery of fugitive
slaves, as shall afford security to the
R 4th To abolish the slave trade in tho
>_ District of Columbia by extending the
. laws of Maryland over it.
Little or no doubt is entertained but
r that nil these bills will puss both Houses
c by respectable majorities.
h In regard to the Texas boundary.it is
^ not yet decided whether that matter will
come up in a sepnrate bill, or whether as
a kindred subject, it will be included in
? bill fo* the admission of California
1 and the establishment of territorial govn
ernments in New jWexico and Utah.?
Should a separate bill be introduced, the
' committee, out of respect for the oldest
s Senator, will probably recommend the
t passage of Mr. Bcnto i s bill.
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Washington, April 23, 1850.
Tlie House resolved itself into a Committee
of the Whole on the state cf the
Union, (Mr. Thompson of Mississippi ir
the chair,) and resumed the consideratior
of the special message of the Presidenl
commu?-eating a copy of the constitutiot
if- ir 1 1 ir _ a t mi
mr. mujuuutia, 01 JtveniucKy, was win
ing to unite with any or both parties, k
settle the questions now agitating tlx
country on a just and sccure basis?thai
they will be settled, there was no doubl
?settled, as became patriots and statesmen,
so as to preserve inviolate the Constitution
and form of government secured
to us by our fathers, and undei
which we have prospered. V/e spoke ol
compromises which led to the formation
of the Constitution, and alluded to the
law of 1703 as being a dead letter in the
Mr. Van Dyke asked the gentleman to
Fill f lli<3 flnrrnr /\n O cinnln nno/v "
? Vii c? OIM^IV VCIOV HI1UIO (I
Southern slaveholder, who pursued his
slave into a Northern State, and got out
a process, under the act of 1793, and
put it into the hands of the United States
marshal, was ever resisted. He denied
Mr. Morchead would not be led ofl
iulo collateral disputes- He knew of no
case of resistance, personally, but from
jJfr. J/eade said that he lvad perused
the records of New York. Judge Edmonds
decided, in a case before him, that
in order to enable the owner to recover
l?io clo I'ft miict ?> /v n
Il? OKIIV, 1?V- Ill UCK ISIIII?? (ft tUI Ulll'U. ^U|?^
of the law of his State which recognises
slavery; nor would lie suffer the ordinary
printed statute to he taken as evidence,
although there was an individual ready
to swear to it as the law of the ?tatc.
Mr. Van Dyke desired to say a few
Mr. Morehcad refused to yield the
floor, nnd repented thnt he would not be
led off into collateril disputes. //chad
known instances from hearsay. A gentleman
from his own State was knockcd
down in the streets of Cincinnati while
in pursuit of his slave. I lis intention was
not to drive the two sections farther
apart than they now are.
lie then opposed the restriction of
slavery in the Territories, and referred to
the decisions of the Supremo Court to
show that the ordinance of 1787 was not
to bo regarded as a precedent, nor any
law made in pursuance of it. Thero are
grave objections to the admission of California;
but if she can be made a part of
the basis on wlunli the entire questions
can be settled harmoniously, amicably
and satisfactorily, uniting with her bills
for the Territories of New-3/exico and
Utah, his mind was made up to give the
measure his support.
Mr. Peek, or Vermont, spoke in favor
of the admission of California* 7/e said
that the objections were not entitled to
any serious consideration, and proceeded
to notice some of them. If the constitution
of that Stale did not exclude slavory,
opposition would not have come from
Southern gentleman Whnt course the
North would have pursued, was another
matter. The South are committed to
doctrine that the people, in forming a
State government, have the right to exclude
slavery or not; therefore, they cannot
urge its exclusion from G alifornia as
an objection to her admission. There
was no wijsiiiutional *>?? to her admission.
This was not pretended. Congress
was bound, bv the ninth article of the
treaty with A/extco, to p otect the rights
of persons and of property in the Territories.
lie was, therefore, in favor of
giving thorn territorial governments, and
was for inserting in bills for this purpose
the so-called Wilmot proviso. He concluded
by arguing that Congress has
the right to legislate over the subject of
Mr. "Wilmot obtained the floor, when
the committee rose.
And the llouso adjourned.
In the Senate, on Wednesday, the 24th
a resolution of inquiry, respecting the
proper measures for increasing and facilitating
the gold coinage of the United
RUtes, was adopted. The remainder ol
the day was spent in Executive session
In the House of Representatives, aftet
an explanation of a misunderstanding in
regard to tho reforcnce of the bill to incorporate
the Grand Lodge of Odd Fel
Iowa nf thft Hislrii-t nrul miavIo
standing committees, tho House resolved
itself into Committee of the Wholo, mid
proceeded to the uOfrslueratich cf the bit!
providing for the taking of the seventh
i census of tho United States; when, nftei
some time spent therein, tho committee
rose, and the House adjourned.
! On Thursday tho subject of tho publ
lie printing was under consideration.?
[ The Senate, without coming to any action
: thereon, went into Executive session and
then adjourned till 3/bndav.
In the House, Mr. Stanley offered u
resolution of inquiry into the alleged defalcations
under the last administration,
which was objected to, and therefore nol
The proposed expedition of Mr. Crinncll
in search of Sir John Franklin occupied
for some time the attention of the
ilougc. Mr. Stanton ndvocalcd the ad
mission into the navy of the vessels now
- fitting out by Mr. Grinnell for that purj
po9e, inorder toimpoto upon the Cov,
eminent the expenses of the expclitiorv.
i The proposition met with little favor,
t Without disposing of this matter, the
i House resolved itself into a cojimittcc of
the Whole on the state of the Union, and
. proceeded to consider the bill providing
> for taking the census. liefore finishing
; this subject, the coinmitte r~sc and tho
, House adjourned.
A 8FASONABLF. WARNING.
The following is an extract of a pri
vatc letter from a citizen of one of tho
r leading Northern States to a friend in
i j this city. The writer is a shrewd and ex
puricucuu ooscrver, una ins good tnitli in
t what he says is beyond question. Moreover
we have abundance of other evi>
dence of the truth of liis assertions, and.
we doubt if any experienced politician, in
his heart, believes differently. The South
ern men in Congress no doubt understand
this mntter and will firmly act upon it.
Here is the extract:
'The death of Mr. Calhoun falls heavily
upon me, although when I saw him in Do
comber hist, I expected what has sinco
been realized. He was a great man, and
his last speech, which was not fully sustained
by all the South, and to their
shame be it spoken, will ohange from
prophecy to history as sure ns time
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...vivo vr.i. iiuu j. tun you, gentlemen
of the .South, that you need not flatter
yourselves with any cessation of Northern
encroachments upon your constitutional
rights, they will progress, urged
on by devilishness and fanaticism, until
you reach by force, the points Mr. Cal
h*~un has named in his last speech, and
by that time, rebellion, and not secession,
will be charged against your demand for
rights under the Constitution.
'If the South was a unit now, matters
might be arranged; let this crisis pass, and
the opportunity for justice under the
Constitution will never occur again.'
A Lo33 foktiik Wormi ok Art.?The
Tribune announces that Power's statue of
Eve, executed for Mr, Prcaton of .South
Carolina, was lost lately by shipwreck off
the Span.sh coast. It was consideicd i.is
masterpiece, an'' Us loss will be considered
a real calamity by the artist and his
We find the alinvo in n
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change, not having yet seen the Tribune,
I in which the announcement occurs, and
m e ihurufoio unable to give any particulars.
/Should the announcement prove
corrcct, it will indeed bo a lo;s deoply to
be regretted by all lovers of art, as well
as tho friends and admirers of the artist
himself, and of the patron for whom this
work was executed?Col. John S Preston
of this placc.
Ciiari.es ton, April 29,
Our market remains without changeNo
person feels dispose J to oporatc until
the receipts of the steamer's news, which
is now anxiously expected. The day'*
business is only 300 bales, at ?1 7-10 to
Bulloch tiie Hank RonnKR.?Intelligence
has been received in Savannah
from Mr. Sherfff Pcndergrass, who went
to England! *n pursuit of Bulloch, that the
vessel in which he sailed from Savannah
hail not reachcd the port of her destination
when the last steamer sailed.
Fire in Savannah.?A fire broke out
in ,Sfavannah on T^uifuJav mnminfr
- "t y v "7" o*
about haif past one o'clock, which consumed
the entire square bounded by Con
1 gness, Broughton, Jefferson and Montgom
cry streets, consisting pri?1cfppHy of
wooden buildings. The loss estimated
1 at from $100,000 to $120,000.
Southern Indcftuv.?Car Wheels
have been cost at a foundry in Raleigh,
N. C., where the Manufacture of Cars nnd
1 Locomotives is soon to be commenced in
Tub Rait.road Act.?The Art to extend
the time of payment of dntk^on the
Iron of the Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad
Company, 1ms passed both House.)
1 of Congress and bccomo a law.
The French President.?Louis Napo1
leon drives an American buggy through
the street? of Paris. It is the only thing
of an American pat tern %hat ho seems to
1 know how to manage W^ll. The reins of
a republican governmont, trouble Mm
"A gentleman rcaidingj^ar^cytta' illo
, Albemarle, intending toleave tljjj? United
[ States, rcoantly proposed to his slaves, *
(several in numbor,) to set them free, \
t when tbev, with ono oxception, at onco ,
, declined the proposition."- Farmville Re
, Anu Luey acted wisoly in so doiog.
Servitude in this country w the best ooodition
for the black raco. In mnety-niwo
cases in a hundred, those who are tree are
s far worse off than thoso who are alavo*.? j