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OA LUOUN .o0NUM1ENT.--The South
roliniL. of yesterday, after noticing
therfusal on the part of the Legiskt.
tureo.f Massachusetts to reconsider
the vote approp riating $0,000 to the
neotien ofa Monument to t-heir great
Statesiita, asics when. will -one be ecee
d to ilonl O'w friends of the
r"Ckliniah. and the citizens of Colum.
a will please excuse the candor with
Which ie express ourselves, but it is
-our conviction, and we must say it,
thi they are more culpable than any
'other portion-of the State, for the in
differet and shameful manner in which
the. memory of our pre-eminentStates
,aU has-been treated. Columbia, in
Saddition to those feeHngsi of love and
v eeration, hats the motive of self in
tiest ih~ dhould prompt them. The
d de of the State generally are desi
9oustaat it should be built somewhere
ti front of the State House, appropri.
oting a whole square to it, which
should serve as public Square or
laza, in the centre of which this
4proud , 'cenotaph shal1 ascend so
high, that a view of its summit shall be
'the signal to all strangers that they
-are within the confines of South Caro.
nitia. With such an attraction can
any one doubt that it will be of mieal.
'culalble advantage to the place, fromt
the nmrmber ofvisitors it would draw to
se.tI -The people of the State, and
thetUpoountry in particular, are anxi
* 'ous That it should be built in that
-401ace, because there is the Capitol, and
there was the theatre upon which lie
nade his earliest debut, in that
sphere in which he ima.ortalized him
self. Columbia is the central point, let
her take the lead, and we have not
the shadow of a doubt but that the
-adievemnt will surpass the most
anagnificertt -conoeptions which the
anost sanguine lhad -entertained. It is
not'a work which will be left to Caro.
Sout1i.Caroina has sons, and Mr.
-Calhoun has admirers throughout the
Southern :and Western States, who
-would cry out against an attempt at a
nionopoly on the part of this State. We
callupon you, then, citizens of Colum
&bl and Richland; brush away this
n ij/froyn your eseutcheon; organize a
great Central Association; call upon
the other Districts, that have not al.
readp. done so, to follow youru exam
ple. Let the work begin at once. The
friends of Webster and Clay are ac
tively engaged; whly stand we here
idle?-[ Winneboro Reg~ister.
SCRAPS FOR Evarniony.-I-niester.
* ate youth is one of the worst infirmni.
'ties of age.
Do what; ought to be done to-day,
*for to morrow it may rain.
Never reproach a man with the
faults of his relatives.
Men's arguments often prove noth
ing but their wishes.
The art of pleasing is not necessari.
ly the art of deceiving.
Some showy quality Often screens
a number of unsightly ones.
'Some men think themrselves inspired
-when They are only inflated.
A quiet minid, like other blessings,
as more easily lost than gained.
%:ugirls wve love what they arc, in
* young men what they promise to be.
A city belle is like a steamboat
she has always a swvell after ther.
The progress of the world is con
-tiniually counverting virtues into vice.
The glory of coronation, for real
-genius, seldom comies till after death.
lHe who lives only to benefit him
self, gives the wvorld a benefit when
Few boys ares born wvith talents that
excel; but all are capable of living
Forget not that human virtue is as
polished steel, which is rusted by a
To abound in all; things, and not
know the right use of them, is positive
"Facts speak for themselves," as
the loafer said when he surveyed his
* The praises of others may be of use,
mn teaching us, not what we are, but
what we ought to be
* What boxes govern the world? The
cartridge box, the ballot box, the juty
*box,'and the band box.
An exchange paper has this adver
tisement: "Tiwo sisters want wvash-.
ing." We hope they may get it.
Sympathy of tastes is a pleasing at
traction, but congeniality of principles
is the cement of souls.
A sensible rule, and one which w~ill
apply unive rsally, is, when you have
nothmng to say, say nothing.
A THlING WhICh EvERY FARana
SHOULD KNow.-lf you wish to drive a
cut nail into seasoned oak timber, and
not to have it break or bend. just have
a email quantity of oil near by and
dip the natil before driving, and it wvill
never fail to go. In mnending carts and
ploughs this is of grecat advantage, for
they. are generally made of oak wood.
In sti'aigrhtening old nails before using,
lettit be dent, on wood, and with
sy bldws. If,4oie on iron thtey will
'bn iarn in~ hreiak'
*Do-"T s AN-~.Wpa
mere d .s rIai eme 'mhat they un
dot M ipcal howma
yield to evil habits because they findI
diflicult eor impossible to follow a
course of perfectly upright :conduct!
Instances of this are to be -seen and
heard of every day. Young men corn.
mence new enterprises full of hope, en.
ergy, and vigor. They expect, appar.
ently, that the rewards of their elorts
will be instantaneous. Patience is a
virtue they know not of, and when
they find that the object of their
search is only to be attained by
years of toil, and perhaps not even by
that, straightway they fall into the
slough of despond. Too often, alas, they
yield permunently to the discourage
ments which beset then; they via.
it the -dramo-shop, the gaining table, and
the haunts of cyprians, until their
uMiD, neral and mental, of possessions
as well as of prospects, is complete.
The other species of ruin is less ap
parent, but not the less real. Youbg
and young women, ay, and the mid.
dIe aged, if not the old, of both sexes,
often set up standards of moral excel
lence which they desire to reach. They
mean to be virtuous in every respect,
fulfil every tittle of God's law, and
in short, be very good. They coin
mence, and for a day or two every
thing goes on swimmingly, but as they
progress in good actions and deeds,
they discern how far below their
mark they really come. With each
day's experience they learn new les
sons of short-comings in the past.
W it they once regarded as especial
ly bright gems in their crown of
good actions achieved, become, by
the light of further progress and great
er experience, but inditferent stones.
And now they have the blight of dis
coui'agement to contend with. How
few there are who can maintain their
ground! Ilow many yield to tempta
tion, give up the contest, and abandon
themselves to conduct which their con.
We would say to those, to whose
cases these remarks apply, do the
best you can. No matter how dark the
prospect, or how great the discourage
ment, do the best you ean. Remem
ber always that there is a power which
rules and governs all things; put your
trust in it, and do the best you can. As
the tiny infant casts all its care upon
the parent, so cast all your care upon
the great Ruler of the Universe, and
do the best you can. But don't stop your
exertions-there is no excuse, no pal
liation for wilful idleness.- Your tl
eits, more or less, must not be hid
den in the earth. Use them constantly;
use then rightly, according to the
best of your judgment; do the best you
can with them. So will you prosper,
so improve, in heavenly as in world
ly progress. Let this, your motto,
be ever before you: do the best you
can.-N. Y Sun.
PATRICK HENRaY.-A man ttandp on
the floor of the House of Delegates of
Virginia. He turns an eye of fire a
round him-he trembles with some
mighty emotion. That emotion, rea
der, was the first breath of new-born li
berty! She started into lifei at this
inspiration, and the days of tyranny
The grandeur of that scone cannot
be compassed in one glance. lie
stood amid a grave and prudent body of
men, conscious indeed of the wrongs of
their country, but relying upon01 mod
est petition for redress.--They had nev
er let their imaginations ramble into
visions of upright and chainless in
dependence. A thousand things fur.
bade the idea. Their habits of'
thought and action, on account of re
cent and exhausting conflicts, all teni
ded to indispose themi for freedom.
They were besides legislating be
neath the jealous eyes of royal depu
ties, who would not fail to call trea
son by its right name. Trhey sat, as
it were, under the glimmerings of
Whbo would dare. if so inclined, to
stalk forth from their midst, and
throwv down the gauntlet to the mnight-.
iest Empire of the word-to prIinei
pies as old as the great globe itself,
interwoven with every page of past
history, sanctioned by venerable
ages, and proud and awful as the
heavens? Whlo would dare to leap on
the moss grown and frowning raum
parts of monarchy, and pluck its
blood-red flag? Who wvould rush out
from the security of submission, and
Sampson-like, grasp t he lion by his
mane? It was the grandlest moment of'
time--but God had reared up one to
illi it. That man was Patrick Ihenry.
ie opened his lips. Ihis heart, big
with the destinies of' the world, strug
gled for a mnomenit with doubt--but
no longer. T1hie eh~ trie appeaml shot
forth-drmilled on-flashing fiercer and
brighter, and growing in overwhelminig
majesty unt'l the last words--"Give
me Liberty, or give me Dcath!"-fil
led up its imieasure oif terrible might;
and the last link of~ the chain thnat had
entirely bound the form of freedom
was riven, lie had finished his sub
lime task. TIhe revolution was afoot.
TICKLso.-In Troy last week a
young man was fined three dollars for
tickling a married lady. Th'1e man
pleaded comm on usageo in jumst ilication;
but the lady argued (and she had the
best of it) that if' it was c'ommion us
age, it was not comnmon right, andl that
every lady posessed the right of chos
ing her own tickler.-N. Y.1Daily
Tm NoawrKs MASsAc.-lt is
said that ono suit has already been
commenced by the surviving relatives
of an eminent deceased physician who
was killed by the railroad accident at
Norwalk for $2>.000 damages, arid
another by the frienmds ofone of the
deceased Rostoun gasengners for $100,
BOOM ro e. Sfo ety
A tt a i n'dt del.
ieite o eibhi edot' the Crys.
tal Palacewerei t, as formerly, dis
tilled from flo*4Vea but generally from
tho most disgiusting substances. . A
peculiarly footid.oil is formed in mak
ing brandy and whisky. This oil be
ing distilled with sulphuric acid, and
the acetate of potash, gives' the oil of
pears. Tho oil of apples -is made
from the same oil by distillation with
sulphuric acid and bichromate of pot.
ash. The oil of pine apple is obtained
from a produce of the action of putrid
cheese on sugar, or by making a soap
with butter, and distilling it with aleo.
h'l and sulphurie acid, and is now
largely used in England in the making
of pine apple ale. Oil of grape and
of cogmac, used to impart the flavor
of French cogniae to British brandy,
is little less than fusel oil. The artifi
cial oil of bitter almonds, now so
largely employed in perfuming soap
and flavoring conifectionary, is prepared
by the action of vitriolic acid on the
foetid oils of gas tar. Many a fair
forehead is damped with cam do Mille
fleuir (water of a thousand flowers)
without knowing that its esseitial in
gredient is derived from the drainage
HEAVY VIRDICT FOR RAILROAD DAm
AoEs.-We stated yesterday, that E.
E. Ryder had recovered $6,583, and
B. F. Williams $7,000 damages at
Boston, from the Portland and Ports
mouth rail road company, for personal
injuries. The facts in these two eases
were, that on the 12th of Septembeir,
'51, a bridge about twenty.five feet
wide had been taken up on the do
fendant's road for repairs, and the reg
ular train from Portland fbr Boston
with about one hundred passengers on
board, ran at great speed directly into
the chasm. .lie engineer and fire
man were instantly killed, and mnany
of the passengers seriously injured.
Among the latter was Mr. Williams,
who receired a severe blow on his head,
causing a conclusion of the brain, and
whose entire recovery, according to
the testimony of several experienced
physicians, is. extremely doubtful.
Mr. Ryder was also injured.-Balti
more Sun, 24th.
editor of the Lagrange Reporter, while
on a visit to Griffin a few days since.
saw soine extraordinary productions of
the animal creation, which lie thus de
"I witnessed to-day a remarkable
Show ! as follows: a mammoth Mule,
Ilenry Clay, 5 years old, 19 1-2 hands
high, weighing 2-200; the model
Hog, Sam Iouston, 2 years and 9
months old, weighing 920 lbs , and
lastly, the wonder of the world in the
person of a living skeleton Negro,
Wade Hampton, 5 feet high, 80 years
old, -and weighs only thirty pounds!
This is truly the crosyning clinaz of
all human prodigies !*
A gentleman at a St. Louis Hotel,
peculiarly nervous about robbers, on
getting up discovered that he~ hand been
robbed of a thousand dollars. He in
sisted that he had placed the money
under his pillow and "swore to it."
A fter say ing all manner of bad things
about the h:,use and its inmaxtes, the
clerk pulled the stranger's wallet out
of the oflice drawer with his money all
safe. "Boots" stood at a distance
showing his ivory, and holding out his
hand for the reward which had been
otTeredl ihr the recovery of the money.
The truth flashed across the nervous
gentleman's mind, that oni undressing
he, for perfect sarety of his treasure,
had put his~ mnoney in his boots, but
.ust as he was jumping into bed, for
getting the contents, very naturally
set his boots outside his door to be
blacked. We hope he paid boots for
his honesty in delivering the wallet to
the clerk of the hotel.
P'aEIDENT Prianes's PEasoNAL ILan
Ts.-The Washmington correspondent
of the New York Courier, says of Gen.
Pie: e, 'that he drinks no wine; and
those who enjoy an inti mate personal
acquaintance with him say that the be
reavements anmd affictions of his latter
y ears, anid the pressure of the oner
ouis public duties since his election,
have impressed hinm with a dee-p sense
of religious responisihility, and given
a tinge of gravity to his character
which forms anm observable contrast
with thme ardor and vivacity of his temn
peramnent at an early period of his
life." 'Those papers that charged himi:
before his election with habits o~f in
temperance, comnmitledi a cruel act-a
crime which was as wicked as it wvas
false and ualicius.
A N A m'mmmnEviC.-Ten lathyette
(lndiania)Ccourier advertises for an ap
prentice to the printing business, wvith
the following qualifications:
"A good, stout, healthy, honest,
industrious, steady, faithful, persever
ing, ternperate 0ob1iging, trustworthy,
good-natu red, teachable, tractable, civ.
il, moral, intelligrent boy, fifteen years
ofrage, can have an opportunity to
learn thme printer's profession at the
The New York Mirror has the fol
A PanmCrro.--We venture to pre
diet that in less than fouir years from
this time, the Uinitcd States of Anmeri
ca will be engaged in war wvith some
foreign powcr; and that the ion. So
lon Borland, Minister to Central
America, will be the pr'incipal cause.
PoETro.-Oneo of the boys indites
the following to his lady love:
And when the reverendi sire shall nay,
"Mly son, take th~ou ti daughter"
I'd answecr him in fearless tone-,
"I shan't do nothinag shaorter!"
"Wvill you, may son, support and nourish
This flower I give to thee!"
TI give my :pan white kid a fisurlsh,
A nd nwr,, ,. i..9
J. IWIUlAlDSON LOGAN, EDITOR.
TUES4AY, MAY 31. 1853.
COTTON MARK ET.
Charleston, May 30, 1853.
Since our last'report there has been
a material advance in the price of this
great staple which is now quoted at
from 8 to 11 1-2 cts.
The Gardiner Trial.
The jury in this celebrated case, af
ter eight days deliberation in the jury
room have been discharged, being un
able to agree upon a verdict. A New
York letter says ten were for acquital
and two for conviction.
We see the names of a number of
distinguished gentremeni nominated for
the vacancy caused by the resignation
of the President of the South Carolina
Railroad, among the number is Genl.
J, 1. APAMS and JoIN CALDWELL Of
Richland, and Major J. M. Dr.SAus
sun of Camden.
Death of Harvey Skinnier Esq.
We regret to be compelled again to
ohronicle the death of another of Sum
ter's old and respected citizens, but
such must be, and we have another
nane to acid to tie list of departed
worth, whifi death has deprived us of
in the course of a few ahort months,
first come Moons, then two of the
WHITES, MULDaOW, and now we have
HAavEY Sais.saa, Esq., the late res
pected Sheriff' of this District, whose
death will leave a vacuum long to be
unfilled. Peace. to their manes.
The Pallasetto Regiment.
By reference to another column it
will be saci that the inedals given by
the State to the relatives of deceased
members of the Palmetto Regiment
are now ready for delivery. Those
for Company A have been placed in
the hands of Col. JAs. D. BLANDING for
Under this head the Watchman an
nounces the fact that a negro girl the
property of Mr. Joumv M. HODGE of
this District was safely delivered last
week of three likely children, who at
last account were doing well. Pretty
good considering the drought.
A gentlen n'rentl y rom Chares
ton informs us that a Sea-Turtle was
caught off the bar a short time since
weighing one thousand pounds.
Still continues dry and our crops
are suffering terribly ; this however
seius to be the case throughout the
State. A letter from a planter near
Charleston says, that " with the best
seasons hereafter neither myself or
any of my neighbors can possibly
make more than half a crop." Here in
Sumter we have had a few light show
ers, but they were very small, and we
cannot see that they have benefited
the parched vegetation in the least.
We would call special attention to
ouir advertising oolumins this week
Messrs. Dr. W.. JAs. DAIIoAN & Co.,
have received a fresh supply of all the
best articles in their line of business,
and C. T. MAsoN is just opening a i:ew
and beautifully selected stuck of Jew.
elry, a visit to his store is well worth
the time. Mr. MXAsoN has been doing
business here but a short time, yet by
perseverance, industr y and attention,
he has establi.hed for himself an en via
ble reputtion, aind a large share of
public patronage. We wish him more
of it. J.umss H . C..nxx & Bnowmn
have also opened a new Stock of
"Fancy Groceries," hut that is all that
we can say about them, fur they have
not sent the Editor a sample.
AN EarTIIQAKs.-We learn from
seveoral of' our fricnds that on Friday
morning last, several distinct shocks
ofan earthquiake were felt in this vill
age, accompanied b~y a report and
rumbhling noise like distant thnuder.
Burn well Sentinel.
ArroI'rEDn.-Among the appoint
ments mentioned elsewhere will be
found that oft Cl. J. J1. Siebols, son of
the late J. T. Siebels, esq., of this
town, as Charge d'Afi'aires to Belgium,
and Edwin DeLeon, esq., Consul Gen
eral to Al exand ria.--ColIumn Banne r.
CArmmsnIAL IN CIIARL.EsTON.-'The
Chanrleston Standard announces the
early' comnpletion of the Roman Catho
lic Cathedral in that city. It will cost
about *80,000, and wvill be a structure
of rare beauty and grandeur. The
following are its dhimensions: length,
254 feet; breadthm, 73 feet; height ~
step!c, 2160 feet.; width of native, 30
feet; distaince from dour to chancel,
100 feect; from floor to apex of ceiling,
54 feet; chaincel, 22 foet deep; width
of aisles, 15 feet; chaneel window, 13
by 1(6 feet. 'rho building is capable
of' seating from 950. to 1000 persons.
to us y a gentlen
claims upor our confidenco. The pre
scriptionis is strongly recommended
and as Lsich we publish it. Should
any of our readers give it a trial they
will confer an especial favor by for
warding the result to us.
Cure for Chill and Fever, Neu
ralgla, and all Chronlp Ner
Take a live frog (a bull-frog or large
spring frog is best, but a toad will do
in a majority of cases); trim off care
fully your finger and toe nails just as
the paroxism is coming on; tie them
up securely In a fne linen or silken rag;
and with a thread fasten the whole well
to the right hind leg of the frog; then
sprinkle a little fine table-salt on his
back and turn him loose. In a few
minutes the frog will kick over and the
disease will leave you.
This has been found to be an infali
blo cure particularly in cases where the
patient has believed in the remedy
sufficiently strong to try it in good
faith, It is well worthy a trial, how
ever, in any case. Though it is doubt
ed if it would be so effectual with that
class of persons to whom the scriptural
language was applied " If they believe
not Moses and the prophets they will
not believe even though one should
rise from the dead ;" for as the cure
operates through the nerves a certain
degree of fiith is required.
WILMINGTON AND MANCHEsTERn RAIL.
ROAD.-A recent report of the Wil.
nington Railroad Company furnishes
us with the gratifying information that
the whole road, 162 miles, will be
operation during the month of July
next. The road extends from Wil
mington, N. C., to a branch of the
South Carolina Railroad, thus com
pleting a continuous line of rail
way from New York to Montgom
cry, with the exception of a short dis
tance immediately south of Washing
ton city. It is estimated that when
this road is completed, the time
saved in the transportation of the
mails between New York, and New
Orleans will be sixty hours.
REsrPITED.-It is announced, we pre.
sume upon good authority, that Jere
miiah Stroud, who was convicted in
March last, of the murder of Samuel
Gentry, and sentenced to be hung on
the second Friday In June next, has
received fron Governor Manning a
respite, until the first Monday in Sep.
tember next. The execution can be
stayed no longer than the time speci
fied in the paper, whieh conies from
His excellency,.without further action.
Should this Q kad.-and the pris
oner LAanw i a AG" .1 Sr
ofthe respite---a vary extraordinary
event will happen, a public execution,
authorized by law, on Afonday,
[ Carolina Spartan.
A' DAoUCITEa MURDERED DT Hian
FATHIEa.-The Miemphis Whig reports
a most revolting murder, as having
occurred at Hetrn ndo, Miss. A man
named Robinson, a dissipated and
profligate fellow, sold a negro of his
daughter's who, when the purchaser
camne to tak6 his property away she
refused to give the negro up. In a fit
of anger her father took his gin and
fired at hqr, lodging the contenis in her
body and inflicting a mortal wound.
Tile girl lived in great bodily paini and
suffered until the next morning, when
she wvas relieved fromi her miseries by
the hand of death. The murdering
fiend fled, and has not since been heard
from, although the officers of justice
were in hot pursuit.
THE SMAL!. Pox.-t is stated in
an article In thle New York Times that
ill that city three thousand persons
have the small pox in the course of
'the year, and that one-fifth or one
sixth of the patients die. Yet there is
no good and well ordered small pox
hospital. No possible sumi would be
too great to expend ansnually in re
lieving these peursons and preventing
the spread of the contagion.
IMPonT4NT RAItnOAD MOvEMENT.
Robert Mills, csq., engineer and arch
iteet, in a card bublished in the Un
ion, intimates that an improved rail
road engine has been perfected by
him, that wvill be capable of running ai
mile a minute for any distance, and
that he hans nearly accomplished an
improvement in the construction of
railroads, b~y meansll of which this rate
of speed may be made in safety. Hie
anticipates, from his improvements,
the ability to cross the continent, from
the A tlantic to thle Pacific, in as many
minutes as there arec miles of distance.
His improved road, lie states, comn
bines safety of travel with economy
We learn that tihe Convention of the
Protestant Episcopal Church of the
Diocese of Northl Carolina will meet in
this City on Thursday next. The elec
tion of a Bishop ill place of Ex-Bish
rp Ives will take p lace. We have
heard the Rev. Dr. Mason, of
this city, niamned among others for
At the same time tile New Church in
this place will be consecrated, the
Bishop of Georgia having been in
vited to conduct thle ceremonies.-Ral
A young wife remonstrated with her
husband, a dissipated spendthrift, on
hlis condluet. "My dear,~' said he0, "I
am only like thme 'Prodigal son, I shall
reform by- and-by." "And I will be
like the Prodigal son, too," replied
she: "I will arise and go to ny faher's
house." and off' she wyent.
pdhited'Delegates on thepat ~othe
State. Temperance Society4 to the World's
Temperance Conwntion, at:Ne*.York:
From Charleston--James Tupper,
James H. Taylor, Ker Boyce, .W .
Gregg, Rev. Wm. H. Barnwell.
Beaufort--Robt W. Barnwell.
Colleton-Dani. S. Henderson.
Barnwell-Col. B. F. Brown.
Edgefield-Dr. R. SO Muns.
Hamburg-irain Hutchinson, Esq.
Abbeville-H1. A. Jones, Esq.
Anderson-Hoj. J. N. Whitner,
Pickens-Miles M. Norton, Esq.
Greenville-C. J. Elford.
Spartanburg -'impson Bobo.
Laurens--Dr. John W. Simpson.
Newberr3--Rev. John J. Brantly.
Lexington-Col. West Caughman.
Orangeburg-V. D. V. Jamieson.
Richland-John A. Crawford.
Columbia-John G. Bowman.
Fairfield-R. B. Boylston.
Chestr-C. D. Melton, Esq.
York-Col. Wm. Wright.
Lancater-Dr. Richard E. Wylie.
Marlboro'-B. D. Townsend.
Darlington-Thos. Evans, Esq.
Horry-Robert Murdoeck, Esq.
Georgetown-Col. I. F. W. Alston.
Williansburg-Col. N. G. Rich.
Sumter-Col. M. Moses.
Kershaw-Wmn. E. Johnson.
Union-Dr. Joseph H. Dogan.
Jomx BEoN O'NrALL,
President State Temperanee Society.
Convention at Henphis-.Let
ter from the Governor of S. C.
Columbia, S. C., 2d May, '53.
Gendermen : Yours of the 13th Februa
ry has been recently received, and of
course prevented an earlier reply:
I regret extremely that I cannot
avail myself of your invitation to at
tend the Convention about to assemble
at Memphis, on the first Monday in
June next. 'The Constitution of the
State over which I iow preside, by one
of its provisions, prevents the Execu
tive from going beyond its boundaries
during his term of office.
Although I am thus prevented from
meeting you upon that interesting and
important occasion, I nevertheless sym.
pathizo with you in the great objects
which you are striving to effect, viz:
an increase of the commercial prosperi
ty and enterprise of the South, by the
establish-ment of new channels for its
trade, and by connecting more inti
mately its various sections, as well as
to bring about such harmony of feeling
and concert of action as is necessary
to facilitate these results. It is by
these means alone that our equality in
the Federal Union can be maintained,
and our proper infltience preserved.
ITshal 0.l I dasure thereforei,
they Wif-rlmeet you as delegates upon
that occasion; andin accordance with
your request, will give the necessari~
publicity to the-names so designated.
I am gentlemen,
WVith great respect,
Your obedient servant,
Jzo. L. MANN.
To Messrs. J. P. Pryor, WV. A.
Blooth, A. W right, John Martin, J. P.
Caruthers, and others, Committee of
A HPOJNTMENT OF NATURArLIST TO TuE
KANE ExPEDITION.-WV. H. B. Thom
as, formerly a newspaper ear rior in
Cincinnati, it is stated by the Com
mercial of that city, returned from
Washington a few days ago with a
commission as Naturalist to the Kane
Arctic Exploring Expedition. Mr.
Thomas is quite young, and while
serving as a newspaper carrier in
18418, his unusual knowledge of Bot
any, Geology and Zoology, was the
subject of general remark. Subse
quently he was employed as an assis
tant teacher in a public school at a
salary that barely enabled him to
support himself and motber. In
1851, he took a prominent part in the
proceedings of the American Associa
tion for the advancement of science,
and by his talents attracted the at
tention of Prof. Beard and Prof. Uien
ry, of the Smithisonian Institution,'and
through the latter gentleman he has
now received his commission as Nat
uralist'to the Arctic expedition.
STEAM COMMUJNICATION BETwEEN
BALTIMoaE AND IvEPOOL.-We learn
that a company is at length being form
ed for the establishment of a line of
steamers bectween this port and Liv
erpool. The charter is now before the
Legislature. The company will com
mence with a capital ofl $,00.000, and
ask the privilege of Increasing the
same, if desired, to *2,000,000. It
is understood that it is the intention
to build two steamers at first, and in
crease the number to four, as the com
pany progresses. The steamers will
be of a superior character, though in
tended principally for freight and see
ond class passengers. The impression
is that the stock will be readily taken,
a number of our most influential mer
chants and capitalists being interested
in the enterprise. The steamers con
temp~lated wvill be of about two thou
sand tons burthen, and are to be
put under contract as soon as prelimi
nary arrangemqp1ts can be completed.
ELExCTION OF JUno~s.-The first elec
tion of Judges by the people, under
the new constitution of Louisiana, took
place at Newv Orleans on the 16th in
stant, and resulted in the choice of a
democrat-in each of the six districts.
A shirt made wvith a mnagnetie nee
dle and thme thread of a paronm's dis
course, will ha exhibited st the Worlrds
t e aipYew j~i
tras share 1arge) I"
dale, Mead, Bed ger,
and Scott, all belon
Jackson, of Geora,81an
of Alabarna, are h 0"'.
Compsomisers on the S
Gilnore, of Pemsa
grieved that he did
DeLeon's salary is to
Tn MODEE. Laoita '
Legislature of Rhode slaidd nl,.rr
ed last wee, after a session fou
days. In this time, the eW SA5
ficers were inauguratedUnie
States Senator .for six ye d
numerous other officer e
a law passed for holding a eon tt o
to revise the eonsti tton,' W. .
ous important 'measures Wer p
-sufileint, as another b per-tral'y
says, "for some Legislare
wrangled over through-ar a6tJW"
Placefor Printers.-V notiV e
James W. (offiroth, esqfomem aI
apprentice in the Colhbiibia S yid,.
has been appointed Secretary of Bate
of California; and that Charles Fer,
nald, formerly a compositor ian the
Boston Post printing office, hisu been
appointead judge of a county r
the sauie state
MAINE BAnms.-The Boston Journt.
al gives the "dimensions" or a: aby
im Maine, a girl-six months an two!
days old. It weighs 80 12 2bs.; es
urenent of the waist, 2 feet; thigh,
14 inches; arm, 8 1-4: trist 334,
and ask who can beat it?
Perhaps its mother wiU. aon
TERRITORIES TO BECOMA 8Ta s.
Utah would make twenty Stat Ofthe
size of New Hanpshire;. Nbraska'
fifteen; Indian twenty; Northwesb six.
ty-five. Total, one hundrid- and -
twenty-six States. Should thesp Ter
ritories have an equal pop'naton to
the square nile with New aiishire,
they would contain a populatiori of.'.
above thirty-eight million souls.
New York, May :26.
Cotten.-The sales of ayn26
(Thursday)wero unpre edenecchere
being 12,000 bales sold at art 4 ance,
of 1-8 of a cent.
A nother Sefetatific W.onder I..
IMPORTANi' TO DYsPEPTICs
Rr. J. S. Hgihton's Pepds , - D.
gentlye Fluid, or GtWZerie
Rennet, or sdr=
delphia. la tut w-Noldhu re
Indgst,1yspepsa, Jaundice LivkliC'Com
plaint, Constipation ad Deblkuyj uring mNev
Nature's Own Method, by Nature's Own
Agent,.the Gastric Juice. Pamupbets, contaln
ing Scientific evidenc'e. of its velu, Atimnisied
by agents, grati. See notice among he niedica.
Iloofland's Geru~ri tIUaru
Hundreds of our citizens eIlsi of itebili.
ty and langour of the syet~ dgeineoet of
the liver and stomach, want of'sppetft,- &e.
they are frequently-theo reisiult eo ots ap
plication, anfI a thiand otItew esusfese e n
not here name ; but wee would say to sfiloat
ed, do as we have done-ta btte or wo of
Dr. Hloodand's German'Bite, jpr by D.
Jackson, and our word for'it pus til oured.,
We recommen& this muedicieLiiqwing froma
experienee that it is much'superior to thte gee.
rality of patent medicines. We gould-say to
our readers, purchased no uniqse propred by
Dr. C..M. Jackson, Philadelphia July )
Fhousanids of parents who use-Verselfuge..
composed of Castor Oil,Calonel, &c., e not
aware ,that while they appear to benefit lhe pa-.
tient, they are atualiy laying the foundation for
a series of diseases, such as salivation,'lous ofr
sight, weakness ol himbs, &c.
In another eelumn will be found the adver
tisement of lDobensack's Medigines, to wbielu:
we ask the attention of all dlimctlp/Intermstedt
in their own as weli as their Children's health..
In Liver Coiphliate and aIlsdiserarluing
from those ef a. bilious type, should sa ke use
of the only genuine medicine, Hlolensaek'.
IW " Be act decived," but ask for Hohe~*
sack's Worm. Syrup Liver end Pills, anid lbet '
serve that each has the signature of the Prepie.
or, 3. N. Dos ENs ACK , as none else are gine.
AgusL ..0. 42-lg.
The Real "Simon Pan"
C. T. MASON'
WOULD respectfully inform his pa,
trns and friends,. and the'public gnerally
that he has received an. additioa Stodh of
Watches and Jeweh-y
fresh from Baltiniore, of-every dasrition.
of gatterns am neat and - durable as any
which have ever been brought to this mar,
ket. His prices are low and his articles
All kinds of repairing done in the neat,
est manner, and with prom ptness.
lie respetfully solicits the patroIne of
tihe public, as ho is ready to suit thiem its
May 81, 18531
Dry Goods at Cost.
The sul scriber having determined to
close this branch of his business, oflers his
large and well selected stock of
Domestic and Fancy Dry
At cont, either at Wholesale er Rtetail,
Tro one wishing to commnence a.husin'ms, j
this offe at rare opprtu'nity. To arn ape
rvdpurchascr, uthe btene1il be yory
B. W.' CJ3AMBERS,
CamedepMa 81, Issam..