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W d~.L RS in advance, Two Dollars
cents at the expiration of six months,
io6Dollars at ilie end of th~e year.
NOper discontinued until tll strearages
uID nloh,.e. at the option of the Proprietor.
vrtisemente inerted utSHVEN''Y.
t r tn re, (12 1ints or liess,
~st mCforjr olarau
a e tnber.offinse
o be dls rged
OE D for a Pingle
n . tlily Advertise
ane as a single in.
- y the same as new 0 nes
rom the Mercury.
Free School Syste
. xiljc . MAeans:
SFle Se1W ti aystemas
ited t. attention o 'our
Mnd is yet an unsottled questiont,
e 4berty,.through this medi.
&"Ing you lw thouights
re nrusal -f thee num
CyAre entitled ti tiny
nfor nots I iwuld he*re ob
. tht bave for.many years been
'"ted !with the management of
, during whi time 1 have had
*Atr.opportunity. of witnessilig the
o0dngs (if the present system; and
u ig am not among those who
Ateo good in it, or who wage an
utumpromiising wartare aganst it, as
tiow -is, yet I will Iot.stop .now to
disguss its~merits. bit prefded to sig
geeta subs.titute .waidi appeiars, it least
; QUito .be more in accordance with
kql e. plicyof the State.
Prest'immng that the State in dispeins
;%g riehzfrity in the educaticm .of the
doesr citctmphite dtiing mocre
to give a gQod English education.
e should .take -cdre that she does not
a per the pride and- elevate the no
tion: of-the recipients of. her bounty
bqva- the ordintry pursuits of life;
Ilae qsie has, given them an education
Uf&eient for any thing more than to
Jnak.them giod planter,: mechtnies,
rte. There is sometimes truth in the
ado a little learning is a dangerous
IMg J: -have not been unobservant
fant that a youth of talent,- in
..and -ambition, well regulated
a good inoral character, having
the'foimdation of a good Englih edu
eation, will be of the opposite charac
ter, and, who will -have to engage in
what is called- the lower avoeitions
-Iife.- Ii is for 'the interest of such
. en t thI State should direct her
elation in whatever system she
have about as much expeilence in
rg' ng and, education of the poor
he-most o men; an %
qlighted. to see sonie buil
tator charitable frie s, an re
~ibacks ecredit upon their benefactors,
3.veoseen others ruined hssml
ra htslia meelyintoxicated the
*braii ' who would not by perseverence
drin - deep .enough to sob~er them
.gain;%who, too proud to work, were
Joa ers at store houses, drunkards at
grgshops, and pests to society. lIn
thle education ofechildren, it shmuld be
remembered that there is a Charybidis
~owell as. a:Scilla to be avoided. Let
th~e State beware, then, lest she instill
p-ide and laziness into her poor chil
dren, while she attempts to raise them
riom degraded ignorance. I hope it
widlnotbe inferred that I am opposed
to the education of the poor; I have
done as much towards it ats any man
of my meanis, and one of the greatest
.ources of my present delight, is what
*I have done. But what I mean is this.
that the State should adopt a system
that will not leave the children in a
worse condition than she fountd them.
The above remarks are merely ini
tended to prepare the reader for the
staggestion of a plan in accordance
mwite these .views, which I promise in a
iture number. Annuavn~l.E.
Mn. WVaSavEn's Fa nn.--Colon1el
Fuller, editor of' the New York Mir
por, in a rcent visit to Plynamtih couin
ty,.the place of his nativity, speaks
Thuas of Mr. Webster's domama as
'In' the lawn near tihe hoase,- Mr'..
- elter has planted, with hi's owtn
)anda;-tiYo- weeping- elns, in maemnory
offiis two chiidrit', E'dward. and Ju tlia.
Of tile many beauties of this malgni6l
cet farnm of two thousand acres (a less
domain would not be iln keeping with
tman who cultivates it) wve have
mot space-to write. No other farm iln
the neighborhood, or elsewhere, t hat
wehavoe seeng. exults ini such luxuriant
cropis, such. nagnirteent fruits. The
pears Upon the- bendinmg trees weigh a
Spound and n, quarter each! and the
swe1ling pumpkins are intdeed 'some.'
Th~e uidders& of the cows trail uiponi the
grase; the fat geese waddle like alder
men; and the legs oft thle poor pigs
bond beneath -their 'portly figures.'
Everyttirig-boutt the farm, as well as
the 'i&amer of Marshfneld,' is on a
utate of magnitude unsurpassed.'
EULOwY ON '1n W JuUxE OFWr.
3.'ITON.-le is stated that (. P. 14.
James, Esq., has consented to, deliver
the funeral oration on the life, charne
ter and public services, of the late
Duke of WVellington, before the Brit
ish residents of Boston and their invi
ted guests, at the Melodeon, on the
10th of November.
A new remedy for hydr.'phobia has
bieen found. The woundt~ must be
-wAshed with warm vinegar, or tepid
-water, -and well dried. 'Then a
fey drops of muriatie acidl must be
poured on thec bitten part.
"I'ant KENTUCKY C(AVK.-'Colonel
Crogantlt, to whose fiamily it belongs,
TO Eugope OK9til twulty 'ears 1
nd ax'"- ani Wianricai 1in1 I him
of th.Manimioth Cae
land iiever v'isit'd, a 1, iat
hame, though livi ;iiiles
of it, he lad little lie
went the y oil his ret urn,
.ek hlimto piaci
A fimily inleritane
ont s' batganing, 1
wits ol'lred $10.0,000 ase.
Ill his will he tie' a wily
that it must rMIl tiaily 1or
two genenition appending its
celebity to Il' --There are-nitne
teoll hund eres inl the estate
dhree s< u miles alovo groutid
though tAe cive proba bly runs tInder
the pr< perty of a great nimber (it
other Iand owners. For tear ofiliose
who might dig down and establish an
cntrice to the cave on their own prop
erty, (at man1's litrin extending up to
tihe zenith down to the n adi great
vigilance is exercised to prevent suih
eiSbterrantiean ~surveys and menasure
meuciits as would eniable them to sink a
shaft with Iny eertainity. - The cave
extenlds ten or twelve miles in several
directions, and there is probably ma
ny a lacnkw6odsrman sitting in-his log
hut; withjiln tenl miles of the clave, quite
uanconiscious that tle most fitsiioable
ladies.and gettlemen of Europe and
Atmterica are walking, without leave,
under his corn and potatocs.'
Ma. WEnTEa 8 TuARAa.-The i.
brary of Mr. Webster, says the Boston
Traveller, is a mnagiificient room. Ot
three sides of the room, extending
from the floor to the ceiling, were six
spletadid library cases, filled with the
choicest getmis of literature Ind tle
alble-st pirodact ions fofh)tw. This thvor
Ite aparItment of Mr. Webster- is
afdorned-with the best portrait of him
self that we have ever seen; a portrait
of his- son, Major Edard Webster,
who died inl the iMexican war, and al
so a finc portrait of Lord Ashburton.
There is also in this room a hust of
Mt.- Webster. Every room in the
house is furnished in t'he most magnifi.
cent style, atid ornamented with busts
and paintings of the most distinguish
ed men of all ages, many of which
were gills from the persons themselves
to -Mr. Webster. M ingled with these
were port rais of his (44d-er and
Anting thee-. ivas a small profile, inl
aneiant style, of Mr. Webster's mnot!h
er, mider which, in Mr. Webster's
hand-writing, were the ilalowing words:
'My excellent mother. D. \V.
posed to ' .,y lettig y ham
remain in th e pickle, it is less trouble
to keep it tan by any other method
which I have fbaaamd, anad it keeps sweet
atnd tender all summer. .
Take a barrel, and turn over an old
pan or kettle, anad buran colbs, (I think
the best,) or bard wood, iahr seven or
eight days, keepinag water oan the hadi
to prevent dryinag. Make a pickle
with eight pountds of sailt, six ounaces
saltpetrat, two iatarts of Molasses, tandl
three gaillotns of water, to one hunitdred
pountdv. Ba il atnd skim th le pick Is thuas
prepatred. 'lThena pacik your lama ini
the barrels, and whlena the piek!e is
cold, pour it 0on to the mtent, iand itt
four we-eks youa have excellenat .ham,
very tender, andl well smowked.-Alba
SAin UtLtr VInom -rreauxtu A 1o0-.
A case will be inavest igated bsefore
Ahal. lza~ad this moin'-aag, ga owitng out
of the following cirtcum isttances : A lad
aged abouant 14 year-s, ian adop ted son of
Mr. David Simon.it, r-sidinug ini Suth
street, above Seemiid, wastickled by a
yountg ltawyer named M ichieson, a 'e
diays ago. fhr somea alleged offe'nce r-e
specting a book. It tappeairs that the
lawyer, froum all accoumnts, to punui.-ha the
b oy held himta fast het ween his knece,
and commnaced tickIlng htima inij vaios
Jarts of the bondy. Thlae lhuh struaggled
to get away, tand ii n soa doing st rainted
the sinews of .mo of hais legs aind ailso
braised the flesh. In a short timae aftet
thiis lie was taken ill, the limab being
bldack, aimd several tmedical getlemna
waere called in, atmong whomit wias Pro
Ibs-sor Mutter. An pinhitan was enter.
taainedl yestetrdiay 1hat the bruised andu
stainead limtb will have~ to he :amtputtatedl,
in ordher to stave the buoy's ife.--Pag.
in his letter to thle llulletitn, thius
writes of this most trashy and dis
gusting faarago of lies antd ii nnense,
got ump in a po imai tat iota of thle
F'rench flashy style of Mtadamt Dude
vmnit anad Euigetne Site:
"1 read Unctle Tomi's C'absin, biecauise
a-read every thing which is popuatlar ,
anid because I saiw that it shuld be
underst-ood in its trute light. Its ece
uandies of style, its want of in formation
on, general subjefcts,. i ts ext tavaganctes
of niarrative, its absdiflties of plaot, atad
its falsities of stateenat, are to he
culled ini every chapter; anid yet its
stuff is ini near-ly every Nothernt
househ'ord. My copy has beeni purti
fied, as all tasha shouald he, through
the mtedimtit of a tongs tad tanthlrac-ite.
It was selling elinrmouasly, too, in
Etnglantd, unttil the judicious review ini
the Lonadona T1imies stopped it.."
"Always be prepareda for death."
This wans the adimonait ion of a Missouri
elder, as lie plaiced ini his soan's belt,
two bowie kntives and a ptair of re
111D1 B NNEH.e
er rr So.
ut'ba er 16, 1852.
a' PrIuwe ics
o pne "I ?n - 4,1h thern ran fir no
. jif nya th raton tho..e
ar !t r or wcho Ahe va etupri theri
eds not to be slat. ; that is if twe shonid he
.fordj.ecoombtwertep.pjstaar ind igulunissian
e reuastane atcMll'auii/ls."
To do that. canerrt of aciin must be neerssa:
ry. not to ave the Uio,. for at would then le
too ltile, but to stae ourset!rS. Thus in ,ny racer,
concert as the one-thing ne01fN.-C. .noes.
What ip the rem I 1 I Unfsuer serssion,
'tsuelbel sect.ihin qf th'q lv#/holdinag Statce,ar y'
harge nusbei thenm. wthinurlse will l,'rise
nothing else garll be practieabte."-CuEVy s.
ig7-Coinmuneations intended fur,
the 11ihner nuist be handed in on or
Oburd, Saturday jmruhng, alld those
ftdring.-us *v'ith Idve-tig emeijts will
please let ts have tIetu -at least O v
8 o'clock on Mon(ay.
fom. leumry S. Foote.'
Tie Senaite ot Missitidppi we ml-n
from anl exchange, lhas icijised to re
Ceive the : voto (if eensure passed by
that bOdy oil lIENRY S. FOOTE, heause
(of his support of the Compromise
neasures. Whens the resolutioins and
instructions from the Legisituiire Was
presented in the United States Senate,
Mr. FOOTE took OcCaSion to say, hait.
the Legislature had imistaken t lie opin
jil and Public Seitiment of the peole)!
of that State iii reference to the subject
they had unuTertaken to i'nstrut him
upon. Mr. FOOTE Went * 1nme and
discussed these measures. . The issue
bctween him mid the L.egislature was
submitted to the people ihr ldiscissioi
through the haill.t-haix, and it was
plainly maifiiest that the wisdom of
the Legislature was mistaken and
IaENr S. FooT. istained. No* it
wOuld seem that a eelsure Stionid be
visited-on n'nfi pirty concerned, because
thfey Iiir-ersen(ed tihe people of Mis
sissipjpi , iCo one Cant doubt whieire that
Censure ought to rest. We have never
entertained any very exalted opdiion
of he political reputatior of Mississip- I
pi's late Senator or for his course in
relation to the amicable adjustment of
the late difference between the North
and South. hut let honor he given
to whom honor is due, and let censure
Iere it is deserved. FooTE hi11S
'QIIsolition, while restinr
~ asaingtona FnarewellI
It may he recollected, that durin
the excitement of the Cahitbrinia discus
sion, an inistrument of writing purport
ing, it' recollection he not atftimit, to be
the original draught of that venerable
political dociument, " TheIi Farewel
A dd ress "1 in thet hand wr'iuing of W Asui
is4oros, was exhibited ait the. seat of'
the .deral Go.vernimen t, and sold ihr*
a conisideirable suim, to the highest, bid
A late publication in a Northern pa.
per, on tlie authorityv of a son oft Gen.
UniTos pretris ai claimi to the exch i
siv~e authorshiip of thle " Add iess " fo r
that eminment anid distinguiashed citizen,
'roma thie lhet of a diraughit of it, in his
hiaindwritiing haaving' been disovered
aimoiig the Un.~.iiux papers. Coni
temtiporaneous expfosi tiona iay poss'ily
el aeidatG thle subjtet.
.1 EFFEalsoN in a letter to duidge'
Jons~sos, of' Suat h Carolina, of the
1 2thi of Junae 182~3, pubilishied in the
coarresp)ondaence' edited bay Tnosus.~ ,JE
" Withi re'spect toa his fhrewell ad
" dress to the uitho.rship l of* whieb. it
"seems, there are conflicting claimse~a I
"state to you somne thets. I Ie hiad de.
"terinined to declinei a re-electioan at
"the endt ot' his first term, and so (hr
"deteriiineal, fthat lie had re.1iested
"' Mr. MI AmlsoN to prepaare iar him i a
"valedictory to bec aiddressed to his
"constituments on hais' retireiieint. This1
"VI lasbioe ; hbut lie was finally persua.:
"(ded tol nespiesce in a se'ondt election,
"to wich, nio one more streniuouslyV
" pressed'a him i than meyself, fromi a
" conviction oft the i mportancee of
'a strenagthiing lay longer hai t, lie re
" spect necessary ftar that oilicee, whih
"thle weight of' his charaeter, only
"could effeet. Wh len at, the end of his
"s'conaid termi his valedictory camei
"out., Mr. M~iunson. recogniised in it
"several passa51ges of his d raug'htsi
"eoral others we were satisfied were
" fromi the pen1ta of [Unin'roN, and oth.
"er~s (i-oma that of the Presidecnt lhim.
"'self. These he prbal put inito
"the hrads of 1UnniLrON to tohrm a
"whocle, anid baeiae it liay' appe'ari in
" IAILOn~S hiandiwrting, as if it wvere
" all of his comipositionb."
The hypostasis is well preserved.
.JEFFEnsoN' S tatdeelt whlihle it nlega
tives the clalim of IanIfTros to exclui
sive' author'ship, at least, does not, iii
taite aigainbt, the clalIin of'X W amu o w
tphe originality of the8 position in
Ththo id valed o
r t he resid
conc4 d that th nuth0 of a tan
addr would n traIl vo a est.
ed mselve'-O ,hiI 1 nii and
comprehensive understanding is equal.
ly probable; and that the intercom
imtnication with the members of his
eqllidt mention'ed,'ig the itiuts
pr-66hmble, of"calling M09 italorIbatio
departments, and its subsequent adop
ti0iand 1 lifeiried to a obnfidenitjd ad
accustomed organ of ollicial consulta
tion for embodiment, it is to be regard
ed a no more thanthe slijJOrviiorF d
velojnicat of ait original conception
(even upon thc hypothesis it t te
doeinieint. stated to have been sold at
vashington City was sptrions) ap.
pear to be iiferences equally legitiiate
fro1 tile pr'elaiseS. PF.aICLE is not
the less reputed tie founder of the
Pairtlienon, in* that lie approved and
completed the.designs of PDIu'm s and
contempoirryarchtitects; SH AKsPEARE
not less the chief drtimatists, in) that
le lits borrowed the plot and mahi in.
eidents of several of his plays from
Italian story. .Scorr not the less the
chief of modern poets, in that lie has
given* '. a local hblitatiotn and a name"
to the* tradilionary legends of his lin
tive .uad, in imnnortal song. War.
LIN'GTON not less the 'Conqueror of
Wa'terloo inthiat lie approved and di- I
reet-ed'. tle* coatmbinations of subordi
nnts in subservience to a m-and and
harmoiousult. , Nor is it imprbba
ble that IfAiwrox rMay have retained
a copy. tinoing his papers for his own
satisihetion doubtless, as has beenl al
* -T'feVC ie-pmblirli the abeve on ie
couut (If severial errors which occurred
when fit st-published.
T Ha hEALTH OF OUR CIrv.-The I
Coluinbia S. C. Palnetto State Ban
tier, in its issue ofSaturday evening,
regrets to hear that the few days of
warm weather latelv have brought out
other cases of Yellour Fever in Charles
to.-We would refe!r our frien a of the
Balimer, to tile weekly report of the
City . Register il o4r columns this
miorniig; from which lie will perceive
that the nortality tr the week has
been unausually smal-in fitet, unpre
cedented, we believe. at any season;
and although the item of Yellow Fe
vuer has th figure eichlt attached to it,
yet we Ar o'ssured by- Dr.. Dawson,
. - e. As:int the victiMUw
eii ISs., were all I Old ea'ses, and t04at
aeites -. have ecured at, all -ur)
I t a dhv who_ have(1 d
fir, weneNd,-were lindler five
-w age one uder' tw< -ears, one
agesi eightgenoie, aind one sevenity
y'earis;-indevalt,,as we have befojre sta
ted, Chlaurlestonu is unusually heal thy,
and Dr. Dawsoun aiuthorizes uas to state
thait he coniscientiously believes that.
strangers viitn ou 'ity incur no
risk whIatlsoever in so dsoiig; ailthough
utiitil a. fro st takes plaice, lie t hiniks it
possibale thant Mmiie sporadice ases maut
occur aimongst t hose unarcimated jir
eignaers whois have resided in the city
throughout- the prev'alene of' thIe e'i
demiie, anid have the seeds of the dis
case already. ini them.--T'he rain, how.
ever, that fell yesterday, together with
the cool wea ther thbat fol lowed it, has~
tenided in ucha to.puiy t1vhe at!in. sphiere,
anad it is hopied-thiat a frost will spaeedi.
ly occuir. lin the melanitime wVe would
:tdv ise our counliltry friendiis not to put
unpheliiit (credence mn the repo rts Itat
are circulated so' inidustiioushy through
out. thle counitry to the prejudice of'
Chiaiilestonii. As publici juriinalist.s. we
have a duty to perform to- the commaaa
isity at. large, ats well as to our city~
aind we shalI hever, wve trust, lhe guailt'~
of' sacrificinag the a;fety- of' the fiirinf
it lie inteciest s of' thle bit ter.---\W h
eveir we state ats to health oft thle ei'~
we do on thle anuthority~ of those mei
ai ument who are qulal ified to giv'e en1
oinioni oin tile subject, andi wide
standinig in theu ir rfe'sion eniti es
themi to lie fitlIlest conamfience of ihe
inx: is (CAns.-We regre)to
peeiv e by the J ournaial, that athe tsi
dleice of' t lhe Misses Laing, inl t.a c on
was destroyved by fire oii last ',3 e, lay.
The d wellinsg houses of' Mrs.' n ra ces
Lee and of' Dr. Joseph~ Lee i -e . in
gvreait dlanger, but by the exh >n.ry
exertsions oft the citizens1 werf' sa cid.
Tnm lI.aiN GAP' 1.U lo.U .-Oat
Sat urdayl evening last i iad brief'
just ret urined froma a to 5 ir of' re -onniois
a nee throu igh that Iport'on of Tennes
see, extendcinig tfrom, this 1 aice to
lie North Ca irolina line, inii w c it is
proposed1 'ts locate 'the fli onm G'ap
Rlailiroadni. i[e repo ris t ho rouite as
ext end ing throuitgh a valunable section
oif coutryi' nd offe'rinig few' imnpe'di
men'its to) a speediy anid permaoinent
co nst ruio in of' thle road., ieJ also
conumiirn .s t he anniouneent mde ini
omit' paper' oif Thrdal.atSup~
I louse Mounitain had heeai pa'ased at
at mimum~iiit grade of 5:3 feet to
the anile. Mr. Corry will origaniize
inuinediately a corps of' engineers for
the purpose of makinig an in~strment
al sur ivey as a s the North Caro
ina line. 'I as proposed1 rotate leaves
North Car'o in theo Valley of' the
Litth lTn sA'ee and followis that
river to it, iuehtion with the main riv
er, pur'sucs the mtost, direct course to
These ftetsgive a nSv asA
abun Gap entorprize, and inspire
v bue t nfhd6 ef
arl >m)le n. U11
esol spO ak the niteetio
ith e N. . b this oute aand
ill ild' of the
dId ip 'an 1 inkle State will
arouse from the lethargy that list
so. long crippled her energies, and will
build her portion of the road; and C:m11
we doubt as to-7Tele essee? pur Leg.
islsatdre )n'' alrdadf a conmrillte near
ly one half of the amont required.
Nashvillecuepital will- nomwreciprocate
the aid rendered by Charidston in
'buildiig the N. and C. R.. R. and thuis
the means: is provided amid the
work will go on. This done, and
~Chsetanu9ogL is iudeed )he Jocal een
tre of a1 vast systom 6f Connecting
From Ilhe SouthCaOUliinn.
Governor.: ad Seastator.
At the recent Session-of the Legisla.
ture, which was 1convened ihr the spe.
Cial purpoeof eastig be vote.of.the
State fur- Presideust the candidlates,
bothIi GUns. S(itt iil Pierce, ie de
clared therinselves in fitvoI.Ot the coim.
promise act, uind therefire neither of
tiem are iacepstaile tio the people of
South Caroina; but in hoosiig the
least of two dvils, they invaleoted for
Pierce and King.at tite sanietflne they
did not endorse the so-eUidi: compro.
mise net. The next and nisost impor.
tant duty is yet to be acted-tupon at
our reguairs t'essin of the Legislature,
and that is the choice of 4a overnor
and United States Senator. As to the
election of (overnor, it is nit. impor.
talit that he should he a. politiciani, bust
: man of p. staion, dignity -'and sound
judgment. I suiggest the nIIme of one
who possesses all of these reiisisites to
a very high degree.- I allude to thie
IToi, 'Jidge Evans. Yet I an aware
that it ttill be urged against hint as a
bad anid dadlgertis precedeit to elect
a J udge to any olice duiring their con
t inniance in oice is it 11a. Cripple
their independence mid cmnt'ribute to
aill'Ct tie purity (it the juidiciary; more
over, the lawyers will or lamiy bel' in
duced to take sides amid aid.' in' tieir
promotion, or stand prejdiced beltbre
thems onl their ccil. l]i the event of
a defeat, selfrreservationsi as well as
policy will drive the bar to the sup.
port ot the Judge to aily office thist
they 1mV seek liter. I t rust, io wCver,
that the Legislatiro will .not he iniflu
liced by any11) such soph ibtry, as I aml
told that his I lonir designs retiriwg
-from the law bendh very soonii at an%
rate. lie lis nCwirown old, lim lisns
won ir hiiself, high distinc0*1t ion as a
Ji uidge; and I hope the Legislaturd may
be usinim s in cuioferrinig upon hinm
this ConIplimIseit in the evening of life.
For Unitcd States -Senatolr, it re.
quires the maturest eusideatioms
garls's of part., fldtit#iW.tf
*,l4it.) skilled 1pi yppIg 4iy
4J4us-ny enmergotev. -As eiwh- I
rgneposssa~sgsil iQf'theu quaj.
tees t,(cOessry to thsnt ra))pi aIbhe Oilice.
It is tm ru'i l'mive heard it nigmued as on
obje<4iim to him that lhe was horn ad
ri'sed a Virgiiian, of sa Whlig and
1'ederal ifomily, and that the masj. ~r
po r.uiin of his estate is ins the State of
Louisisana, and argely initerest ed in tihe
.proidluthion of sugar, sand thast h~e'uut
poEisse$: mnore thsan ordinsary ptiiitismu
to sacralice his private inxte.rest to sus
tain t'ie policiy oft an adop~te I State. I.
dou iii't- I hope the Legislatusre will noct.
-enf~ertain anyi sneh prejiudi~e.~ It is
triue Col. Preston is a irgiian, bust
he ' as umarried and set tle~d in SousthI
(a dssinaa yeasi. aigo, and is idenstitled
hut/ i in feeling ansd polit is
.iFrom the Ctsrtiiie:n n tansan.
Mat. Einrroi: As the perionI ir t he
elct ioni of a Unsited St ates Se'natoir is
gearat haund. and as it is imi w well
knoiwni who will compliose the body (the
legistatulre) by whsom thle sieh-et iion
wii Ibei imde, piermiit at sbscribler tio
your valuable paiper, to suiggest through
its columitns, the niamea of thle liioni.
J1ames 1,. Orr, as a gent lema wiho
would lillI that distinuguishe'd psos'tion
sand represenst the State in that exalted
capj acitSy with ho inor and dlistinct ion.
And while wc wtould thua exhibit "tur
preferen~'ice or partiality, we disclanns
any design or' intenstions to dispairage
or i hurrsate t he muerits or aibility iif
oithter distinigishled citiz.ents, alr-eady
bselbre the public for that oflice.
Tlhat. Col. (Orr po~ssesses asn intelicet
iof the miost brhiiat order,-thiat hie is
endoi wedl with a polsiticail saigacity and~
inigeunnity, at oncee pelnet rat inig sand serns
tiniziig,-that lhe is acttuated and( conI
trolled byv a bohl, viguorious, aid inde..
pen'iden/(couirse oft coniduet;-in pol itical
as well as civil life,--must he evidenit
to all whio have observeid his late re
niowneLd and1( evematibi earee~r in the
Ilhalls of' Congress. Comsbined with
the above, Col. Orr, by~ nature is bless
ed with a ebsaracter whichs isters sand
esn iurageSs h warmuest and)( strongest
social andsi persomnaI at tachmnents; and
an eniergy and zeal which chalhlenges
alil oppiti~~~on, and breaks down all
comIibinations. l's (Cousiav.
Thne Claester Court.
A tier t he recess of - the Court of'
Comm aon Pleas,sat Chestervihll, which
emibraced one dsay and a hialf, viz, thse
whole of Tuesday sand till 12 'cloiCk
ona Wednesday, the bialanice of the lat
ter day waas takens up in hearing three
or tur cauoses of assault and b~at tery
and one ter trading with sa slave. All
the parties were fiund gusilty, hut as
nosne of the otleniees, charged appeared
to be one of ani aggravatedl nature, we
deem it improiper to give any further
notie of them.
Oin Thuarsdsay, the whle day was ta
ken usp in the hearing of' twoi cases; and
bouth of them were against the Char
lotte & S. C. Railroad Company, for
th : land tzakens hy the Comnasnv in the
co(ftructlon 6 ~ (a.i~5:p4~1
up by way of appea1, of the' huduw P
rx, from the assesm8i
dnissirniers wh had Min o
value the land taken n irs
four acres ofland haL.bedir en, ch
w,%as valuedx at live: aS ere% id
tile whole tract ntal ab ou e
hundred acres. The Cor missioncrs :1
ported that the rest of the landaf ihe ap.
pellaint, was increased inl value, by the
Road. runpitt gthr one dellar
pr acre, hi t wp
hun dred dollarin-; hid that i erefiare
the upjapellnt had, received a:benefitti.
stead ti being damaged by tile Road.
Fnnni this report an appeal was taken.
Mues.1 iestiloiny., was:introduced by
both pliafies, and-ilthe eiase was dirguied
at length by Mr. AfeAliley . fbr the
comIpiiv, and Messrs. Dawkins and
Melton for the appellanit. After an
preidiig Judge, lon. DJ). Wardaw,
the Jury found Twenty-one dollar' and
twent v-Iive vents for the appellatit-oint
Of which verdict. nothiing less tla fr fIv
dlla8rs,' would ajaplroximate z ting
near: a reasuiable Counsel Te. Que.
ry, what does eiLher pi rty' gu'na by tile
The second case was .rett hearly
the sane, in principle,- n thieirst. Is
it,. however, the Anantit) 'of andtilken
was eight. aeCres, and14] it WS to*re vl_
tiable; also there Was a lot faieveral
acres severed . by tie Iaund from th.,
ther .portion , of t ie b, a Stle ,1t.
way as to render, it. 1f littl e o al.
tie to the owner. In this Cse the
Coalilussioner- reported tihe da mi Fr(es
to the h1lnd to be that ive dollars.
From whiih assessen1lt 'the ina own
This ease was managed by thle same
gentlemeillat argied the tIther and
wais heard at great lengti--constuling
the entire afternoin an1d. ti'Ailng till
atboutt half past seven o'clock. ,Tie
verdict ot thie Jury 11111 .ot leell
pulislhed, betbre we left the next
His honor, Judge Wavrdlaw. pre
sides with great ubility aid(] impartial
itv, is a bright ornahnenit to: the jua.
diciary of tihe Site aid is fhst wininhi
his watky to popular eminene' andI
distinction. lie applies hiiself .to,
his dtiies with i energy oatsnirit, that'
clearly tllllilests I dieotioll to them
whib calillot le excelled--hen.e We]
regard him, as tile oti the most 1tiithifl
Mid usetil public servInnats ill t he State.
From the returbs we snm ip. fihe re
sit ;ir elvetors ot Pretident iid Vice
President as follows:
Delaware - 3
New York - 35 -
Maine - H
New Hampshire - 5
116)i -__ _ _ _
Alichiiga.. - .
Stouth Cairolinla .- 8
Mlassa1chusetts1 - -- . -
llhode Islanld - 5
Vermiont - -5
Kentueky - . 12 '
New Jemser -. 7
lilinos - - 11 -
Alabamna - 9
Miss(issippi - 7
T'enniss-ee - 12
North C.lalina~ J0 .
ieLonisuina - (3 --
Arkansas - 4
Texas - - 4 --
Wis!onsinf- - - 5. - -
lowa i - - 4 -
Floriida . - :
G.eotrgia - 10
C'alifornia - 4
Totaal, - 278 . 8
Ax ImSZ.1J M.remzsx, oh T[on.
Ptao.-it is staled that on1 the even.
ing oft the .18th uilt, aI. lmanl, whoe.
ident ity hats not beenl lltt maeaout, :eml
played a heackmnan at the Park to take
him toea Fu0 'ltonl F'erry'. - On their
wa dolwni. the peersonl stopped the
hackmnan et the lerald. allice, andl
a'ked himi) to deliver a pauckage. 'The
hackman (lid as he wvas requested, an~d
left ill the Hcrald ofliee a alll
rounh~d bo x. Thle beox was subasegnent.
ly hanilded to Mr. lBennet, the editor oft
the I Ieral. It was, as is said, marik
ed as tbilo~ws "Native silver and
coeppeCr ore froam t he Cunba mlounltalins,
wvithl letter in~sid~e the box. For
Jamnes Goardean Bennlett, prloprietor
and1( editor. Olliec, N. W. corner of
Fulton and Nassau streets. Private
tad with care." Accoampanying the
boax was a card, an~ which was prin-.
ted withl a [pen as foalows: "Sucnor
whio will call onl his reCturni to
the city."' The outer envelope being
reimoved, the following iscriptionl
was 1 ead: "Specimoes and private
do10ements from the initerior (of Hiavana
for Mr. Bennett (only.) Should he be
out oft town, keep for him. Island of
Cubia, September, 1852."
As the box could not be readily
openeud, Mr. H uldsoni, onle ot tile edi
tors ot' the I lerald, who was presenit,
made an incision with a lnife, when,
somne black grains of some hard sueb
stance rolled out up11on his dek. These
grainls p~roved to be powder, and
ai su bscqulen t illvest igatioln proved that
the paper box conitainled a qulantity ot
otxplosive powder, pellets of paper and
frictiollnimatchtes, so placed as to
ignlite whene the cover oft the blOX was
tuirned rounid. It is supposed thlat
mischief was intended, though none
resnitedI fromi the torpedo.--N.
It is said that abotut *100,000 in
beCt., chanliged hlands ill Pittsibulr. on
tha Preside.ntin D lul tim ~ s
the several Districts,-gn
afccount. of the geographik-Al _Pj
So fr ms tiw two "uili
and lower) of tho .Siijfoqrpo o
it preserve-a to eachi JtB jum r~pi~uitp)
rive proportimi. 'Iler ii.~yp n
plias 1114-1. wi-ill Ito0 to iqAiy t "hin'
lie jiropowtkd; Wi,4j0
jim -iidiued to heiy
just anid as jdiws j~ a
do the eirculamwtafi covuf tla .
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ILIjl ti ll do ,10 o
F ~airfie tilitr)
Tot 1 -ouain " ~
hem ~iv..n o 4:414ii~tii~~mN
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liitigeto, do di
B- trnlli i 'Vo do 2
I ni~ui~ it S~t's.~Ii ec 064
the ll 26thJA IM]. 4t4 2
Cri.~-npublc lO~t43, M~rthe i~i OF
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