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of a large laud monopoly, I Would require certain
number of sections to be sold, at such convenient
intervals of time, as would at Once
conform to the interests of the rdad, abd nvdid
embarrassments to the Government. I would
tirMilnt.* a rensonable time in Which tho work
should be finished, and ettend the time in Which
the contractors should enjoy tko OmOhlriicntS of
them handsomely, fltid wyondlwstliul^J ftnd
then 1 would cause the road aud the fttrnlture
to bo sold to the highest bidder, and put the
money Into th<j F?d?r?l Trc/Wiu-y.
The North Star lias arrived at New York
with dates to the SOth \?lt
'* Acapulco was still blockaded Uy Santa Anna s
naval vessels. The?ity was still In possession^!
The revolution in New Grenada was progressing..
On tlie 24th of May General Mcto routed
the Constitutional forces at Capigoiera, undet
General Franco, with considerable loss, and Gen.
Franco was killed. General Posada was raising
troops in Panama, and was to leave in the
first English Steamer for Carthageua. General
Mosquera was at Baranguilla on the first of
June, vr?! to iouro in a few days for Bogota,
Tho most prominent news from California ic
the accounts from tho gold regions and the
fires. ' . . 4 "
The trial of Dillon, tho French consul, for vi
olation of the neutrality laws, ended in the dis
agreement of the jury, whereupon a nolle prat.
was entered by the district attorney.
The proceedings against the Mexican consul
Jipd ftlso been discontinued.
The gra^d jury i*d found true bills againsl
Walker, Snow, ^id ot??r pfficcw of the lntc
Slcpublic of Sonora. w ?
- The trial of Edward,? Arery, fcr the raur
Vlerof Snsannah Russell,"on board the .^teamei
VankAA nioilo lino in a /*!an.-?rr>f>in."*ul
of tho jtiry. A new trial has been ordered
^ George B.- Hunt was killed in a duel with
Num* Huburt, late a member of the Assembly.
A few days after, Thomas L Benson was killed
in a duel with a man named Menxio.
It was reported at San Francisco that a Russian
frigate was seen cruising off the heads.
A destructive fire had occurred at Marysville,
consuming the theatre, post office, Now Orleans
Hotel, and the Presbyterian Church. Loss
over $200,000. ,
Another fire faae also occurred at Snn Francisco,
on Dupon street Loss $70,000.
Tho account* from tho mining ^.regions are
most flattering. X
Intelligence had been received at San Francisco
confirming the tiejws of the safety of the
Bteainer Sea JJird. * >'
/oonswcroDije snow jeii roccntly at darnegon,
ami it was <iuite cold.
Further aiOiouUi?|^lth.. the Indians have
been reported in drffeirfiit sections of the State.
A Meat of Burglars.
From information deiryved by our police from
a woman arrested some weeks since for drunkenness,
it was belieTttd that a rendezvous for
burglars and prowler* was established at a retire?
farm within -four miles of Summcrville.
Police officers and Jowitt took up
the trail, and, after mvcJt"'rnt*01J8> visited
t)in nlnAA -IvlliitK fmin/1 nrUU n/ima rliffi/tl)
W "*vu yf nmj ivuuu w ail cv"?v w.uiv??v ,
from tho descriptions given. No one was iouud
in the house indicated but nn old man and his
daughter, aged about nineteen, the former apparently
in charge of the premises. v
.Oi? pursuing the inquiry, however, these indefatigable
officers found that certain baggage
belonging toTom Ward?a name not unknown
to them^?waa tin board the steamship JVatthvilU,
in readiness for ljer last trip hence to New-York.
:SIanagin? so as to" avoid awakening suspicion,
^Officers Levy, Sclyjuboe and Jowitt arrested
-7? Ward as the Nathvillc was about sailing, and
?reith.hrm the young woman above mentioned
W*ho ieB1V>aAlrfiullAMi>ir M Ilia wifr- On wnmh.
ing both there werfefound in possession of the
woman three gold and $>ne silver watch, which
were identified a* having been stolen from a
private residence in Savannah.
On close questioi}ijfa& Ward admitted participation
in sevjeral^bueries lately executed in
Savannah, but denifi^Uall implication with ofTences
of -a similat [character here. There is
reason to believe, hojMteer, that he belongs to
the gang whose depredations have been manifested
lately with soma indications of an organized
system in Savannah, Augusta and this city.
The names of those supposed to constitute nt
n least Dart of this Drahtr.- nrr>. Thomas Ward. Jo*.
Cahilf, Thoa. Forsytb, and Oliver Ronso. Caliill,
has been convicted ofifarceny, but was relieved
from the ignominy of the punishment by the
Governor, in conaidefation of liia youth and
other circumstances, supposed to make out a
favorable case for Executive interposition. He
was afterwards indicted for burglary, committed
on the premises of Mr. John Eulinaki, jeweller,
opposite the theatre, but was acquitted.
He has now be?n under arrest two weeks, awaiting
trial on a aimilar;Charge. Ward was under
indictment for the tflfcne case but escaned. and
had eluded pursuit^tCa^il arrested as abpve sta
ted. Foraytb, who ilsd escaped a trial pending
for the same offene^was arrested some weeki
since under a bench warrant.
The parties ?e now all safely looked up, ant
it Is to be hopeothatif guilty, tbey will receivi
such administration justice, as will effectuallj
check their operafcj&nn, and restore the premise
of our ci ti zcns g$rie rally to their usual security
" Wofford College.
,Tbis institution, localcd.at "Ppflrtanburg C
as we lMrn from tbe 8out?<jrh Christiai
Advocate,htjfc sufficient state of forw?rdnes.
to thecomnicncement of its first gjftfoTnp
tic term ^QjOie first day of Almost nextirwan
didates for-i#<?'OJMion into the Freeliiff^e^blass
wlllbe eaartnii;od 02 Caesar's. COfflpdtitaMea (2
books) or Andrew's Laitfn Exor<jM?jfiJ books,
VirgilM^ jJEneid, (6 books) Clwsro^pjations
Greek Jiender, ^nopbon'a Cjrop$J^j4 book*'
jcnguM^-Lt&uu ana ureeit urami;i?ra, ;ie>'u?v'(
riugjf, Geography. JLrithmetio au$ AJ?*?pn
^^ffollowiag con?titut 3 the Faculty oreuP
v^The Rev. W, jfaWightman, D. D., Preiident
and P f o fesso r wBiptai and Moral Science.
Dayid Dunoi#, A/Jt, Professor of tWQreel
and fiftio Language* and Literature.
Rev. A-M. Shipp. A. M^. Professor of EogljM
Literature. ? \ aS
* H. Carlisle, A. Ml Professor ofVMatf^tmaticft
v ty, DuPrc, A. It, Proftwor of GhemUtry
IftjlTjIogy. and Geology.
JA'i&jMW?Tutor ip Hebrew and Modern La?
^ X ; C^Ucgc is a^cr tho p'ats
Yltfi INDEPENDENT I!?*
. foil to ntytklti# #ku-h
they. fohUtf littsiH^ when wtrtov* i
pvrpofy ananctermmmremnUioH.?Hknrt CLAT.
" iiltUnff tv praUe, nok<\f^iid to blame."
T?rma~One BoHar ft Year, in Advance.
1 '"jJ, | < .! " " "Hill !
A nnvmt T t< <1 w
ABBEY1LLE U. S.
SATURDAY, ....T.iT. JULY 1,-1854.
IS^Tuk fHenda df Hon. P. 8. BROOKS'innouno?
him m o candidate for ro-election M
Representative of the 4th district of South
Carolina in the Congress of the United States.
? , m .
; ^ Religious Notloe.
, Rev. Mb. Bolus, Agent of tbo American BiI
bio Society, 'will preach in tho Methodist
church, in this village, on ocxt Sabbath, ut the
jjCW. ' ^
J ' Dangerously Hot.
Fob the past few daysihfe weather has becq<
so extremely warm as to render it advisable to
* keep up continual revering motion, for fear of
' melting and running out of shape. "Oh, for
[ soma boundless contiguity of shade!"
) The People'* OatHis is now published at the
office of tho Independent Frets. By this ar|
rnngoment, we are now prepared to executo
t job printing of all kinds. Pamphlets, circulars,
^ards, and so forth, will be printed to order,
.neatly, promptly, and for as little pay as any
ooflocrn can afford. ~
Xtamei and Postage.
To secure tho tail,nf? * communication of
any kind from tho post-Office, it must be prepaid;
and to secure a further consideration, it
must have a responsible signature. "WJI! people
We learn from the Teletcope that the Exhibition
of the Junior Class in Erskine College will
occur on Tuesday evening next, 4th instant.
Tu* Indies of the Abbeville Sewing Society
ici|ucDb us iu uuuuuucn lust, a oupper<; win ue
given by tliem, on the Marshall Kow on Tuesday
evening, the 4tli proximo. The "glorious
fourth" is a day calculated to awaken a liberal
patriotism in every American bosom, and wo
forego any exhortation on the duty of encouraging
so benevolent a schSm'e by a full
attendance. The entrance fel?, wc presume,
will be no more than the pleasure derived j
I from its invCrtH1ftnk
To thb Unknown.
TlIE letter of "Miiiti" lm? lionii
We arc pleased with the good opinion expressed
of u?, and would return our acknowledgments
We arc at a loss to know whether,the communication
was designed for the public eye,'or
[ simply for our own. The abscnce, however, of
i the writers' names would preclude its publication
; besides, we shall not (if avoidable) allude
' to that subject again.' 1-Enough has been ?aid,
t and we are satisfied. < "*
D.1 1.1 ... I * -- ?
x?u? 1kb u? kuuw. who arc "jhci-ti"?we like
' to have a glimpse at the faces of friends good
and true. Be independent, and trustful of our
! fidelity to secresy, and lettrrile your names
> upon memory's tablet* ?f;
Fall Of th? OapltoL ?
We learn from a private source that a portion
' of the new State House now being erected in
Onlnmfita lio. A m.:- -_!??
?i uwrr u. jLtua wiu ue regretled.
The extent of the damage we did not
ascertain. Perhaps our friend the Carolinidn
might "oblige hia readen^by making the facta
! known. His np-<ioantry eotomporifcnk?*wowld
probably reciprocate by advertisingi"free gratia,
that the South . Carolina Railroad Company
will discontinu/ ribcciving andlXorwarding of
Ernkin? OoUegi?te Raoorder.
I Tiie first >Oaibe^8f this ctfUcge literary
> magazine wna oat and <paid ua a vuut last "week,
j but we desired to'bavb some conversation with
, him ourself before introducing him to oar
r In the nanjea of the editors, we recognize a
corps of yon'4j^fci<iteB, wBom it is onr pleasure
to ncknowled^ and doty to appreciate. They
are whole-souled fellows, ,in either ^ .mirthfyt
4 nr m^lnnMinlv flrtor MAnil4ta
1 may induce. In this the first number of their
3 Recorder vre see plainly J-bir eharacteri^fc dia.
played. In contemplating Ufb condition oTlro,
land, the sympathies Tespond* ?obly to tfaa.
* toueh of miacry^s owiYulaiye hajg^'and "igdi
f .ia the beautifully-uttered ?IaUtory, Vnd^jii
Itfid'Vaya of the world,* Co^iriWvojT:^
; young friends gradually a?cen(l frOm pensive1
ness to clieerfulnew, gaiety and aMualng'Wtire.'
hare nevertheless' re*5 goodly nrimbcT ^
' them ; and thi* one, irl our jqdgnieat, i? the beat
p one we have ever rei^i- Theto 1> * MWl.
tome ?t wtojaa^jfiiir^giife
| of sound n8e, -w
-W*. "'- ? ?"' ' '\&Z*L ' ' _' > i "'i'Srw I
?iBO. or ntHMfcUoht. I ft tfftK (Wn. M thM iilhV
W the liousehohl
/ ltvpni'l #nyet li thafeih n municipal election
recently ir*. somo elttsj|fc$h* North ti?o Wh|g?
ami Ku>)^-Kolhin|ffl|B^?iXoiiltttote nn'JwP
riet? the day. ^i>MCTMKHyhiilgtT bg?into thri
secret. Of ot\o thing w9Bro3ertain?-o eortlltion
with Northern WHt^RS no very great rocomtucndfttion
to any ^tiUgw organic aapiranL
To speak the truth, holflyW, wa,.;r4g?rtj the
Know-No things OS do niotfa thjin on imiocont,
_!l!...l .IliTtLlViA.ilVl.t ih. t-.i.t..
UU1VUIUU9 UUWUII^ UWWIIVU W IVIV* VUC UUIRet*<before
it d$&es at >irespqgj|^)la a&tilre.
Ooktlbury on Tufcsd^y.
W? cnjbyed the pleasure df sj^ai&g/Tiieadav,
the grnii l day of laying the cOtucrstohe,
It was a tttoat sultry day, and the commencemeat
ia one of the colleges at Anderson, which
was proceeding at the same time, doubtless
prevented numbers from being nt Cofecsbury
who otherwise would have attended, yet there
was * tremendous assemblage. S J.
j^TlieTuasons nmd&a grand and beautiful display
in the procession, challenging our lushest
admiration. In this work of foraalo education,
they are engaged in noble cnuse. Let them
lay tho foundation of tho glorious temple of
lenrning doop and Arm upon the Rock of Etcrnnl
Truth, and build broad and high, until its
columns shall piorco the very heavens, inscribed
to the h<$aor of Him who ia the source
of time and oasdnce of eternity. 4
Col. Campbeli, though lnboring under indisposition,
after a very beautiful introduction by
J. K. Vakck, Esq.,.made a capital speech. We
rejoiced to hear him maintain the superiority of
religion over every other consideration in the
training of yontlifnl minds for the high duties
of life and solemn issue of death.
The dinner was abundant and excellent, and
wc saw no*one who eecmed'not disposed to op
preciate and do it justice.
T,Ve made many now and pleasing acquninlanC.es>
met several old friends, and received
many tangible evidences of friendship for our
cherished Indep^1^^ Such encouragement
does much to lighteO. the heart and nerve the
Among our new acquaintances was Jlev. Mr.
Round, Rector, of the Cokesbury Conference
School. "V^-jvJro pleased to hear from the
Trustees that this School has jrfst terminated
quite a prosperous session, and we are not at
all surprised, for from our slight acquaintance
with Mr. Rouni>, -we regard him as well fitted
to give prosperity to any Institution under his
chargc. May the School's prosperity and the
happiness and useful labors of its present head
be nernolunl 1
* * * * . "t? v.Our
feelings would lengthen this notice, but
as a friend abundahtly more competent than
ourselves has kindly contribute^ a graphic
sketch, we desist. We regretted our inability
to attend tliQ Examination in ..compliance with
the many invitations we received. f the students
we Heard only one report?a meed of
praise for propriety of conduct and assiduity
in study. .
Tuesday was our first visit to- Cokesbury,
uui ikBuiu not oe our ioaw .. xne generous no?pitality
of its enterprising <aad public-spirited
citizens will surely allure us thither again' and
-v. Despatches from Mexico show that the prin5?fpal
amendment to the treaty demanded by
Sakta Asva is the payment of ten millions in
cash. It is said that no objection will be made
by oat Government as Uhqlk Sam's, pockets
are1 now*pretty full ot rocks.
The ^president liaa sent a message to the
House asking for $7,000,000by the SlstulL, tor
tho payment of a portion of the debt doe Mexico
by theGadadcn Treaty, and tUo remaining three,
mifl^na when th^/?)$undary shall have been
Mr.' Ben ton,4 wh en tho appropriate ou was ro
'7 - . v > "T'- r.T"vaMrt,.w
to tho Houso for their indccoroua conduct on
tiie previous &ty. - *
In the House a bill was passed, after considerable
opposition, fixing the firat Monday ia
November as the d?y for tho annual meeting of
hA? yet,td pu^the Seakte. '
JflOHOiA# Bja*oh ha* been .appointed Consul
of Otceee for the port of New Orleans. ?
common school fund, 90 IS L "i^icronew fotllitleB I
n'ttictnl tlffi elifttMttfJxjf those bank* whlqh*riF i
qwlro it, or all '<f tli'erff. to^eetraln .their i
)hM in domestic exbuarigo out of tha&U$t*of j
Broth Carolina f 6, Arc you in favor of oV <
egnin?t a pwWbiUon law ?uch as it contemplate
by the^ffwpel'aucs Convention which reWitly
mat In Columbia! 7, Are you In favofrofi i
a reform In our militia system t (
Now these all arc importr.at questions; but |
how to answer them so M to bo-jon the safe ,
erne 01 nil, i/ianmo question, ive supposo tlio (
candidates tuny think. Thero is, however, lit- .
tl^UDger wo imagine of proscription for bod
fnlIh in regard to moat of tho points?others ,
sliow very obVibusfy their relation to tho wind, i
But some of them are poter*. For instance, 1
tho Liquor question. Probobly ovcry candi- J
date iu tho St&ttfSrilMnmont tho providence of ,
Intomperanco; but to undertake to ItgUlaieoM
King Alcohol out oT power?ol>, Can't say so :
wcl! about that! If we believed he would ab- *
dicate for legi?U?ion, then wo would bo disposed
to try Lira.- But lie's jMjnilar yet awhile,
nna wo aoa vjMre^o goi ills 'dfiqder ' up, lost
wo might got no chnnco to leg[sl?i(c 0,1 any 1
subject I f ''- *? 1
W* find in the Charleston Courier a brief account
of tho nfTaimpersonal, which t \ro men- (
tioned last week, botwoen tho two Tunuesseoons,
Church well and Cullum, ia the House of
. Representatives. Tlio Representative hall of
this great country seems fast' approximating tho
character of a theatre for the exhibition of disgraceful,
ridiculous farces. Col. Orb, we see,
| proposes soon to submit a new rule to the
House for the prevention in future of such |
scenes. We hope, for the honor of the country,
j ho will attain the end sought. Such actors
Bhetdd certainly bo sent to perform 011 another
staj^and for lets pay, than the Congress of the
United Slates at eight dollars per diem.
Mr. Church well rose to make a personal orI
iilanation. Manv ohioetion* tr? ?
Amid loud cries of order, Mr. Churchwell said
his colleague, Mr. Cullum, made a charge ihthc
report of nis speech in Uint m&rning's Globe,
which he did not make in the debate, and which
was false. [Loud cries for order, order.] Mr.
Cullum here leaped over the desks which ?ep- '
nrated him from Mr. Churchwell, rushed towards
him, and was immediately seized by surrounding
members, and while they were holding
him, made violent efforts to get fred. shaking
his fist at Church well, exclaiming?' You'ro
a liar 1 damned liar ! damned scoundrell?Great
confusion ensued. Tlic2?rgeant-at-Arms
wont with the tnace toward Church well, but it
was sotrifte tirao'before order was restored. Mr.
Churchwell drew a pistol and cocked iu
The parties have since apologised to the
House for tho outrage. We presume they were
tober, at least when tliey confessed.
Bon. P. 8. Brooks.
Tu^ sp^&h of this gentleman, which we prom
ised last week, Jf ill be seen, and ought to-be
read, in this issue. To some of the points, we
| are not prepared to yield an unqualified asi
sent, but it is nevertheless an able effort.
That the constituents of Mr. Brooks may
know how he is serving them, and how others ,
regard him, we subjoin the following extracts.
A correspondent of the Carolinian, writing
from Washington, says:.
Mr.; Brooks made an exc^cnt speech on the
Faoin? Bailroad bill, advocating the grant of
lands within the territories for the project.? ?
This speech .exhibits much national and frank
feeling, and'concurs With the opinions of the
great Southerner on the subject of donating
public lands within the territories for purposes
which will pnli?noA tKft volnA a/
... g '.www, w? ?un tcixuiimuu.
There is * wise and sagacious- plufcabphy, raj
fa exemption from prejudice ^and sectionalism, i
that bos won for bita.arepntatioa for candor ,
and independent action. .
Judge O'Nsali. writes to theNewberrp Sentinel:
I found Boy ee and Brooksj alone of our Representatives,
at "Washington. I understood Gov. ;
Aiken was in the city. I had not, however, the 1
pleasure of seeing him. Boycs and Brooks are
much etteemed at "Washington: they are both
working men, cojastanUy engaged ln?. infortoimr
them?ebte# and serving their . MiutitQ^UL^ 1
^;^^ygpraak>_at?nn, aud acUjcj
t^o Charleston Jtf<Tfuf#who saye ho ia neither ,
Amone the xnewber^bf th? House who hare
presented their view# on the subject*of a rail- i
road tothe Pacific, Mr. Brooks, of South Cafpli^ <
OVPn Wednesday-lasf^ ol Ioon$eive, gave one I
and able expositions of ,
ipe noccseityj)fjon?ulUtloa and concert of aonade
to ytelcUo the dictates of patriotism. *n<l
fee general g&6fi.' ' s "' '. ' <
. Tho speech of Mr. B.r though brief, demon
itratM llis ability to tlinan unhlwtjiwlilnti
ire connected with onr national strength ?M>d
irofperityf and bis illustrations give evidonco
>f nn indiuttious und discriminating
Tnoreaao of Pay.
Tu* subjoined paragraph we copy from the
Uarolinian. Jtis gratifying to see such, an *cinowledgraent
of the trutlfvlhat "the laborer is
worthy of bis hire." Ministers, liko editors,
iro too often forgotten in tlio settlement of the
A*?nrAtn? /? - .1-4r? *r.?t -
^ ? ?v ?MV UIUMUUO VI UflJLU JUUIUU*
3i?t Church South, tingle men are now to bo
allowed (150; and married men $800, besides
family and travelling expenses; children under
levon years of age, $26; oyer and under sixteen,
40. - i- '
I WRITTEN FOR THE INDEL'CXPEXT PBESS.
I Examination of the Maaonio Female
School at Cokeabnry.
Mettra. Editor*:?The exorcises of the Fe
mule (School at Cokesbury, commenced on Monday
morning, tlio 26th inst, and closed about
11 o'clock, the samo oveuiug. The examination
of all the clasaca proved highly satisfactory,
?nd were of such a character- a? to reflect great
credit on the Miseet Thompson, who have been
engaged as Tcachera the present year.' jtyj waa
the . 1
conceiit amd heading of ooxtositioxb, In
the evening, howevor, which formed the
richest portloh of the treat At early candle
light, the new Chapel of the Male Aeademy
was illuminated, and a throng, of spectators assembled
to witness tho array of beauty, and
the sparkling wit of the young ladies, who
were the chief tttlrn<?t.inn nf ivio nimn!n<? w?
cannot give tlio precise order of the Compositions
which were read, nor can we reraembor
all tho subjects which were discusscd?some of
them, however, wc do remember, and aro prepared
to pronounce them excellent. It would
be invidious to distinguish where all was pruibcworthy;
but owing to the peculiar manner of tho
reading, wc were better able to hear some than
others. The Salutatory was read by Miss
Victoria Gakt, and exhibited tho quickness of
tkodfrht flnd af ?aniim
? J ev*"uu, "",v" """?
most members of the family.
"Three eras in the life'of a Bachelor," read
by Miss Boulware, was replete with innocent
fun, and good natured satire. It created quite
a sensation in bachelordom, and brought down
the house iu thunders of applause.
"The Character of Wasiusotoj*," read by
Misrf SLvbt Uodom* 'was a beautiful tribute
to the memory of one who is justly said to be,
" First in war, first in peace, and first in the
hearts of his countrymen."
The Valedictory was read by Mitt Mattxi
IIuckabeb, and was full of touching pathos,
and tender recollections. : Wc could hardly
avoid thinking, "Confound th*. sweet womanly
girl, for she will make us weep in spite
of ourselves." The Music at intervals was enchanting,
and that feature which most struck
our fancy was the commingling of vocal and
instrumental harmony. Then followed the
Mr. Masxw Oaky. Jun.. who has rccentlv
returned from tho North. The address was
characterized by ' con*?derdbJabeanty of style,
and many fine classical allusions?on the whole
it was a creditableproduction, for one so young,
and we hate no donbt that age and experience
will ripen Lia judgement into greater maturity
on lie subject disoon^ in the address. .The
exerefeea of the evening' wefedoeed by a short
and'pertinent sp^ocb on the part of the Presidont
.of the fioard, J. K: Yajtcx, Esq. Ho expreaS^d
on the part of the Board hi? bifch trrat
iflcation at tho progress of the stndenta, and
the diligence and abflity of the Teachers. On
the pert of tiMt audience, there wemed to be
but one feeling, nnd thnt WM one of enthtwium
and delight. It augured wellforthe ftK
fcqre prcwpecis'bf the InsUtatton. Bat Tuetday
brought ^thitOw r
ugrjmf JTOK OOBNK*. BTOWB
D/-ihe &auotii<i PwMtelii K* ?
^Th, .dd^ ^^^,'iyMKC^.^:
?_WeenTiiie, ana .waa diabngtiuhed thi-oMpr
owners An&.taken baok to K?nin?v*?
Kixa'fl MoVJWf/iiW Rao,*oad.?Thl? excellent
liitlo road is under good management, m we
perceive the Board of Directors have declared
a dividend of eight per cent, on the capital
stock' of said company, payable on and after
Monday, 10th July next. We wish it continued
Matt. "Ward has gone to Arkansas Hot Spring.
It is said that the only steamer he could ?
carry mm down tlie river m tho R. J. Ward,
calledafter, and in part owned by his father-*
New counterfeit twenty-dollar notes, on the
"Bauk of Capo Fear," Wilmington, North-Carolina,
are said to be in circulation, and well executed.
Tug Anokl Gabeikl Shot.?Tho New York
Tribune of yesterday says:
" A report reached this city last night that
Orr, better known as the " Angel Gabriel," whil<r
preaching to the citizens of Lawrence, Massachusetts,
lost evening, was shot by a man injjP\
crowd. Tho man waa immediately aeize<f^hj y ,
the mob, taken to a tree, and then hang un^?
he was dead."
Mb. Soulet a?d the Qiekx or Spaix.?By pi%- (
vate advices from Washington, wel^nrnthat %
there is a very interesting piece of scandal * \
float with reference to the two distinguished per* 1
sons' above mentioned, and it is rumored that *
the Spanish Cabinet has privately rtqnestrf
Mr. Soule's recall.?Natche* Free trader.
At this New Hampshire Whig State Convention
on Tuesday, Uou. James Bell, of Exeter*
?umenior, receiving threfc
hundred and sixteen out of three hundred and
A Chinese Siox?There is ? shop for the
sale of tatrtfkoo, or rice whiskey, in Hong Kong,
which bean over its door the following inscription:
"Tho joys of paradise are nothing compared
with a perpetual drunk."
Toe Invasion of Cuba.?The "Washington
correspondent of the Courier and Enquirer
"Yesterday a conservative member of J2*mgresfl
from Georgia related as a fact,of wReh he
WOB noroAnall" *\r~
iuu '^uuu men v<rc
armed and organized in his district awaiting
the signal frotn Washington for a dcscentupoa
the island of Cuba. They cxpcct to receiye the
authority o( the government for their enterprise,
and to bo aided by its cooperation; but. they
are none the less resolved to act if they do not
obtain its sanction.
Coicmbta.?From the statistics of popnlation
furnished to the Daily Carolinian by Mr.ThosF.
Walker of Columbia, it appears thatthe population
of that city in 1&50 was 6,000,?present
it is seven thousand and fifty foqr, ^bich
gives an increase .of nine hundred and Ninetyfour
in less than fout years. It also appears
that the suburbs are not included in the census
of the city proper, but participating in "all itB
business and amusements, they may be regarded
na n?rtnf 41 * *
, tucse will prooaoiy add
one thousand to fifteen hundred more.
A ArPEonuATiox.?The Washington
Star Buys the amount voted on Tuesday by the
House'to pay for the books ordered to feejuslributcd
among the present members of the. body
was ^199,600 87. The amoumt requisite to
pay for the boohs to go to the eighteen) new
members of the Senate will swell that sum to
an aggregate of (221,000.
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Ail i.icxaDiART.?aome cowardly base-heart
ed plunder-desiring wretch, attempted OB-Saiturday
night liut, about two o'clock, A. set
fire to the rear part of J. B. Smith's bo tiding
on Slain street Fortunately, Mr. Smith.hap-'
pening to awako saw the flame, and by the aid
of Mr. Davis, succeeded in arresting theuu, We
regret to see or know that such an abandoned
villain lives within our borders.?"We had imXed
that there was not one within our town,
was so miserably, contemptibly, andpuailanimously
meananavile, as to turn incendiary.
;Mr. Smith aut'aorires usto say that lie will
give (COO for the apprehension of the
, On Monday night ^bout !2 o'clock, th^large
smith shop of A. W; Warren was buroedup.
it is supposed to have been the worfeof-in inceodiirt.?SwrfiW:
' Fatai Aocidkst.? Mr. JoKiLFry, of Letiugton
District, wbo wa? on a visit to this bitif -^r the
following painful eircnmstirteae: Ttu? deceased
horses andwas ran o^t W&oof He. was
soon after taken, to tJtte Chlard House in a
state of stupor, and survived but a short time
D. B. Miller, Esq., the Coroner, held on inquest
upon tbe Tj'ody. Tho/>o?i rru>Vtem ek*ibination
revealed the facjtthat thc deceased cam&jto his
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