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* '*oestay Xorning, September 19, 18O4
The proceedings of the Convention,
frown the time of its meeting up1 to thle
17th inst., have been received by us,
through the Cohunbia 1it nix. We
6 will cOnmence the publicationi of the
proe'edings in our ie)t, having received
theni too late to do so'in this issuq bf
The message ofGov. Pzxauv to the Con.
vention has also been received. Our
friends who wish to read the proceedings
and the message, prior to their being
published in our paper, can do so by 'call
ing at our orice.
We are ploased to Welcome the re
appearance bf .he hester Standard,
- which reached us' last week. Our
friend of the Stendard has had a heap
, of ups and dotons latoly. We hope he
may now'be able. to "keep afloat" with.
oiut~ furtli- interfuption, and'i.hat.his
shadow may no'pr grow less, but keep
expitnding until it reaches the dinen
sions it ujoyed in times gone'past.
on. Win. Aiken.
,Tthe Charleston. Courier of the 12th
inst., says of this ditinguished ihdividu
al: "We have the intense gratification
of announcing-thIS.morning the full and
coni*lote -)ardon by .Presideht JoHSON
- of our universally estemned and honored
fellow ci tizbn, Hjon. Wv.. Aimesx. TPhe
good n, 6vw willbe joy fmuly received in this
commniity, although it' hats beei.. a miys.
tery and- fatter of 'surprise how ony
charge'of difsloyalty to tile U. S. could
have be'n brought nirainst this venera.
* ble and beloved'10x-Governor."
We perceive by tile Charleston ("Our.
er of the12 l instans thatltheSuate
Convenli9n of Miesissippi ha Adjourned
sine die.; having aitDndd ilheConstitu
tion in coifOrlity to'jhb new order of
thinllgr.; reorgaili'inig and accepting with
dignity' aln grace, that social coinsidera
tionuiich heo decrees of anirresistaible
fat haimnposed upon her, and providiig
for the exigencies of an untried future,
as far a~s.human foresighlt enabled ier.
Tle President has 'approved the c
tiez.of the Conveintio' and expresses
the belief, that all obstaclea 'to , the
speefly reAoration of that 'State to the
Federal Union, with 'her' constitutiomual
rightsil and rivjleges, fltkeus tnodi;d'anjd
estqbliabed, are fast giying'way
A niost pleasing opisode i tlhp Oohn
rention wias a muanly and di'niet, yet
tender aid touching, appeal t6ihte"msi
4isnt, signed by every inuember the
Convntiuix, for tho -prdomof i
JKPFERSolt DA (Fand ill.
unshed Soother&gue teld
in .prisorf by'ihe' United W
usierel at that "resideist 'p
for that of thi Gaebat
seitsefe the bleeld hum'yn e
ad for 'the tioble gesple / i~
which .her liteej Metp do'(ipqe ~
princely an i ' of mn au~ijoi1
pie l1%')hapa '~d' of' chris an.i4?
fl*"tl~f~# gf gtimnt ei
his, si th
tioji ha. s1 ani
%f the 'iJnlon 'tiekt '
of the 'pid /$ollki
ayeof vo~j pohi4
dred sand idae~ .tw .4j
'of the f a~1 ''
b4 a re . and 4
S Asaed feature in the9 g ~ he
vot.:wuhacynelarly two-thirds of .the,
tiktin h aious, ballot boxes wv'-re
re owi0 gthc, personal preer.
encessof thte voel0: ON.i
PRKENTE D BY THEt ELCT1ON.
Election day py.,eed off very qtietly.
No-solbers were pormitted about the
pols. General BI3ennctt's.orders to the
officers of the day were that no guard
should be stationed it any of the ward
precincts, unless special request was
The citizeis generally are very much
pleased with the result, and deny that
any issue of trionist or secessionist was
raised in -the selketion VuVd election of
candidates. They claim that they Pre
Union and nothing elso, and that all will
cordially support the views and policy.
of tha administrai.ion. As. -an ovidonce
ofthis imontion they. instance the elec.
tion of P. J. Coogan, aI open aid
avowed Unionist during the war, who
received a respecta.blo - and successful
On the other hand, tle friends of Dr.
A. G. -Mackey aid the "Union ticket"
view the result as it compleote triumph of
the old hunkers and secessionists. The
election of Mr. Coogan, they say. was
efflted byitbat candidato me'rging 'him.
self with'the .secess3ionistt. 'Tle Union,
ien and former friends of Mr.'CooLran
have no confidence in any guod result.
ing frefi his election. Ther-also sav
the most monstrois falsehoodi,calumuiles
'and slanders were -heiped upon Dr.
'Mackey's personal character to effect his
defeat. lie was ojienly ' and imniformly
dendiuneed in street conversatione ns a
traitor to his native State in ho- Ime of
troubbet arid ditress. Many of tle Ma
sonic brotherhood opposed Dr. Mackey
.on account, of his visit North whicl
they characterized . as begging tour,
notwithstanding that visit w made at
tlhe urgoeit solicitiktions of his N orthern
brethr9n. . i6 fact, the Utiion.men clum
that all sorts toflies and tricks were re
sorted tp for tle pnrpose of. keeping
their candidate-the frilid of TfniounisI,.
hiptmlar rights and prog- estiwu filmprove
mntlits-away fromt the convention, fenr
ful of his intellciual abilitio .:and inflii.
entce in gligootintg oliga.ehy and aris
Eucil' nre ti- ttterpotits -yu will hear
froin the two ides at the hotels, in the
stoles, on the streets. or at private resi
'IXroxiT OF COLYcTol1. 11ACKY's IR.:.
A report was in cirenlation 'that Col.
lector Mackey was to bo displaced from
the Custom -Honso nnd tho.ormer in,
-eninbent, Collector Ordcock, veinstated.
I. wis said that this report arose frpina
letter received here, witten by a muin
lber of Congress, 4tating that Collector
Nackey's nomination yonid not he con
firmed' by - the F'eiato. This report,
raised innditttoy beforo the elet-tion,
niso excited 'the indi$nation of the Doe.
tor's frienld., wh6 re'sudedit as .mnotlier
trick to inflame popular prejudicoiginst
him. . They believe ii thip eae .his ene
miep will be defeated- The .greateat ob.
jection to Dr. Mack<'y by th'e old fqgies,
arises, hiq friends y, from the Pres .mit
ha'ving honored htn. with - an fe'to'
which oly the chifairy prefltitled, for
,gd~tiqg that resident Jg1aWAnIIlikte t)Iy
~present cOoletor of C~hirLeston, isea B 11"
nnadea mntf.' As' id ivdtM~ of this
ffeligetey'stilpo 4 tho 1~~
*enlce~o gresidentto an s
, ~Preidlent Linaola "Migal aplitt
Thwfing We Als fvd- .?bbdWd
* TX[P 'OnIARp! es guetng a
1k s.hta k-edtblilslid" 'lt. lime
Rthett,c rs' A flood ideal1 oept'idsikis
Ito~s I'prte ths t the 'nditor
of th coGonstj n d amentdierst abol
~1h4 tI# 1 - Afaee tole
coce Jig Id s~
-6nditir.s by which thoyirp surrouti
il'e roVetl n convesation this Il,
ng.v it a. :gentkitan oC.conside
;4althybotre the' war bogan and ~ e
?rosent owner of two large plautations
n Georgia. He intends returniiig home
mniediately, subdividing his plantations
ito sindll lots containing from ten to
Pifty acres each, and leasing then out fAr
i number of years to the most reliable'
md industrious of his former negro.
3ervants, at such rates as they will tgree
Lo give and can weil affoid to pay. *In
some instances he will. give 'the right of
purchase at the expiration of the lease.
When the negroes ar. settled he Will
Drect a cotton gin and open a country
Iry goods and grocery store for supply
mng them 'with necessaries, and he be
liores that in ten years. his incone will
ltindrulple what it was beforo the war.
11o is too sonsiblo to be long without
followers. Tte true interest of large
Soutliern landholders is in this direction.
THt: SUJJECT OF PARDcNS.
The reported project of establishing an
executive burean for the ' speedier
transaction of business pertaining to par.
ions lais given rise to considrable dis
eussiion concerning that business as at
present discharged. But two opinions are
hold regarding.ir. Ono class of mien feel
vindictive. and belitve no pardons siould
be grunted until the people of the rebel.
lious State have at least passed through
a severe probationary period.. Thu others
IC ill favor of pardons, but believe the
proscit lnboriotns method' af eliniinig
efasesC wholly impracticable. 'The Vrepi
Ient's life tilno would not slid& for a
mnoiety of the work. Why, then, th'oy
ask, (oes Io not submit .to the irrenme.
diable necessities of thne case, designate
by nnWor by ('lass flhe t'.vw whoni lie
d)es-not intend to pardong'and declare sn
nweeping.nipnsty for all tho others?
To thi i complexion must it come st.
AFFAIS IN GEO IA.,
!ni army oflict-r, who' has arrived'
here dir.ct frot Georgia, reports that
whifle recently- traveling from.,.Atlantia
to Snvanngh. he sav in all directions
teams loaded with cotton-on their yay
to- points whenP'ce the stIAp conld- be
transported to a nirkot, eidher by rail
or water. Thero were large cuamitieb
at Augtista, anti tlie article whs being
conveyed thence by boat to, Sav'annah
for shipment North. He states that the
people of tihe country. especially those
who hiatve severely suifferedy Hbsar
express an apparently sincere desire t6
conform to the chiatnged condition'of af
fits,and sustain tle general goverteiipt,
while in. towns which have sustaineRi
comparatively little dainfge by thi ivair"
a spirit of dissLtiifact ion exiwts, pijnci.
pally co finod to the yoing 9e who
assutme to bolong to a boastell betts
chisA of'soeie'ty, bit kew of whom have
served in-thdjrebel army.. . .
CoLofRKP TRxoP;1TO 1ltE MtISTMCnD oJi'.
Orders have 'eep . issued , from he
War Department of the c6mmahmding
generals of the e tnients of North
C'rolina,. Virginia, Florids, Tetas.
Louisiana'apd ,Arkahgas,' diricting the
immrediate-nmuster out.pf.-all orgniia.
tions of colored troops, enlisted .itihe
Northern Stts, thti mustert too. be by
.eirit orgebizatiohs md iandei he
r~tfatios qetibed b(G'eri i'dj-sy
o. )IFI.' A
The Podt Of1 Z ~ttmI t tdeay
ordered a cor~itot'h *Arthr .LeadX
of New York, to. .convey the tnAlas
steamships from ntbat:pity IoOharlestn
$. C., and ligektAwice a weoek also.
' f trtiau io SpfHs~ GA16.
reet from $o Carolina,. ; e lrn thg)
the queation o rfago'may prove 9onwsi
*at embarg*f ato. Bonth Osit-ai
ite bnpie,'htle qwm
te'rests have hdrto ,en4~ 4
le$1slatior~ . 6 Wt:e
Governor Sla publihes the fol
It is believed thereocndei organIkod
in each comuity at foce of ciizen militia
to presrve order : and enforce the.eivil
authorities of th6 State. Aiid' of the
U'nited States. wv4chi-wtids. dnble the
federal goterninent' reduce the army,
and withdiaw, to a gr&ht oxrinit, the
forces firom the State, thereby 'reducing
the erjorious explnses of the govern
If thord was any danger from an or
ganization of the citizens for the pur
pose indicated, the military are there to
suppress, on the first appearance, any
inove insurrectionary in its Oharicter.
One great object is to iiduce the people
to come forward in defence of the Stato
and federal governments. '.General
Washington declared that the 'people,
or the militia, was the arm of the Con
.stitution, or the arm of the Ugited
States, and, as soon as it' is pracqcable,
the original design of the government
should t fesimed nlndr the principles
of the great charter of fredon handed
do'wu to thr peopl, 'by the totinder of
the roiinblic. *The pecple must be
trusted Niit. their governmetit, and if
trusted m opinion is that 'they will act
in good faith and 'restori their former
constitutiohal. relationg with all the
States cornpoging the 'Union. The
main object of Majbr Goneral~ Carl
Schur's inision 'to the South was to
aid, as'much as practibable, in carvitig
out the policy adopted by the govorh
ment for restorng the ISttes to their
former relations with the federal overn
mOnt. It is hbped sirch aid hs been
given. The 'proclamation authoriitipg
the restoration of Sfate government re.
quires tho miilitaiv to aid the Provi'sional
Go1TArnor in the pa'rfo mnAnoe of hi-s du
tie aresrisdin the .rocinuvtioii,and
ill nticmani'nSa to interford or throw im
pelitiints Ih' tlid wy of the Coiasntnmt.
Lion df the object of his appointment, at
least w diont adviiig. thie govem#rit.
of the.intende'd iiterference.
o 0NYiTO 'NSS r3tUN~D
OUiLrY op TitAsON.-I have just
leared a v y illp"rtnt recent decaira.
tioi niado by the President to .theAla.
bsna deegation., who complained to
hin of the ilighting effect of the pro.
e 'p in confiscation -in that State1
eid reli tdtiem thtino confisoa.
-tin could t4kel.kHce, of' havd a legal.
efAect, ekcopt afte a 1gal coaviction of
the parties for tfnason. ' You will at
once realize the'efleet of'such a decision,
for it will upset tnd' i'enduov null and
void every act'of confisation -thalL hhs
ben enforcedt the Sont, ,a I 'do.not
be~ie" hi any one case 'hae pahies
been previou ly .t-land convietad-of
I have this lnt6r:tdfroof jvrind,
who Vs' he was told it bf on# of th
de~ation ' wini it~ was
whout' areigly astided byit." &th
ertaidly the ..d d Inle
ditYed& 1 f O r nd, tuitrat
&h~rra~s o te o'lA ahli to a
oi t ottNe#Gna
thy is " O
106n un -h iij
sbont1(uootville r g mi~any of
ole~tinte f tiyae6tion to ritof
iits a 'ghborlioo. Thisiiluence,
~g~ta ith the fetility' of the sirr
rournding oittry, afid its rare facilitie
of omAinion., itiet rapidly build ip
6he towi v BrUi tol..
The corn in thlehole -of Soutliwea
tern Virginia and Past 4ngee is
magnifceiat. . The orpps. of Qarghiu,.
and buckwhea.areAlso lairgo 4t)V ub.
We regret to han o state that;tle a"
gion, usually prolific f jork, tbIM
year nlot produce more tban enbi gli tor
home consumptiop. .-The cholera haut
killed the greater portion df Qe hogs.
-ON DIT.-Ilb was currently reported
on the strcets yesterday OvOning, .that
parties, not of northein bi'rth, designed e
tablishing in Raleigh a daily paper to
be devoted- to the adv6oacy. of negro
\We do not vouch f6 the triath of thW
report. though there are iidividuals. ini
our midst willing to engage in suoli un
ente:prise we verily beve. Ttis is.
an age of free discussion, and if the newe
boys should soon be ctjhig out. "1ie's
your journal of negro suffrage, i would'
not astonish us, however premidnitn
such publication Nwobid be thought.
Of course friehnd Penington will not
object to the eiterpridep,16d a shbrt time
sitece the Progreethanked God tha6 the
inotitution of slavery ' s'abolishd
that the slave.oWner would..") iv
compelled to go to wor,&c . J e
thoe cirounstuncen we have e oludete4
that the Progress'was in favr f*0n
ceding the lkrgesi mensiri 6f iber
the new nade freedmai of theS6u in
of course ought to be.privilegeo tods..
and be seen, to hear and be luears A Di..
we "thank God," &o.,. whd NU 6;
whole hog.- Oarloge T'mes. .
POfATICAL . Mor AN Jix So6Tb
0Anou1 n.--A gentleman w io z
hero from Hilton Hea4 last ey" '
says .the SAvannah eraMd 'of the 1t
ult., informs us hat the people of "90114
Catolina are now aStively e4gg4in&
-tie adoption of. preliminitry 'nonu &
sneenre a full representation, A-n e
proaching State Cotption whiph
to tassetibhll, we helege, n te
part of next Inoilth. 11o repgepent's
derinant. sentiment as being m epelr
accord. with thie greit Pjurposef t.
contempl0ed, orgAnip reepastrpi 0
oi. in -o0t1 nvt ipon,,.1T (
Viwausentllyilats prqtpula ip i
speechesanrd )ooa >4f o
ly~appointed JProv # 8e vr r
unopted,. %ithet retjsekv se
tuting the tu4 policy o( os A
.tQbe obaerved in the gonstritioni ft~,
new-polieal Ak!)ric by the'.npproachN
t t~ &c pl*bdO1 3Yie fi
*Lth. rk rfned up-Co
Esab t Epld q hett -
uar t yd
n ant d~ar