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EDITED E. PERCY BT HOWE. HOI.LV SPRINGSrHiKuntntniutTmim AUGUST 1, 1138. Democratic Candidate for Uultcd States Senator JANES P. TROTTER, OF LOWKDES COUNTY MISSISSIPPI. HENRY CLAY'S DsxuaaTio or Wae aaaiatT ni occorirra or Tai Public I.axna. "I did say the squatters on the Public Lands were a LAWLESS BABBLE , that ther might as well seiie M upon our forts and arsenals, or on the public Treasury, " at to rush out and seize on the Public Lands. 1 WILL "OPPOSE THESE CLAIMS AS LONG AS GOD GIVES ME THE POWER AND ABIUTV TO DO "SO" Hejht Cut's Speech on the pre-emption bill, Janua ry 1828. TO THE PATRONS OF THE MIRROR. The undersigned, having purchased of Messrs. Patlillo & Curtis the sole proprietor ship of the Mississippi Mirror, newspaper ; together with all the news and job printing materials of the establislunei)'; has sold one half thereof to Mr. George Howe, late pub lisher of the Yalobusha Pioneer, and in con junction with him this day commences the publication of a new weekly journal The Masii vii. Covnty Republican, and South trn Fiee Trade Advocate. The Mirror is discontinued ; in place of which, those sub scribers for it who commenced with the com mencement of the 2d volume, will receive the Republican. This arrangement is ren dered absolutely necessary in order that the business of the late publishers and that of the present, maybe kept clearly and distinctly disconnected. The present pro prietors assume no liabilities of the office contracted previous to its purchase by the undersigned. All advertisements and job work, contracted for subsequent to that purchase, must he accounted for to the pre sent proprietors ; as also all subscriptions commencing with No. 1. Vol. 2. Mississippi Mirror. ROBERT. L, PEGUES. THE MARSHALL COUNTY REPUB LICAN and Free Tbade Advocate will be, as its title denotes, strictly democratical in its course ; advocating with zeal the true interests of the oreat mass of the people ; and opposing, with becoming spirit, every attempt at eucroachment upon their rights and privileges, made by the aristocratic fjsw. We shall, as we have ever been, be found an the sideof the genuine democracy of the country ; struggling, with them, for the per petuation ef those sterling principles the pillars which sustain the temple of American freedom the principles of the Whigs of '76, of Washington, Jefferson, Madison and Jackson. We are in favor of a strict construction of our glorious Constitution consequently, are opposed to t ie establishment ol a .a lional Bank, in any and every shape it can be presented, while, as now, the Constitu tion affords not a solitary clause or line war ranting the establishment of such amonopo ly. Were it so amended as to give to Con gress the power, to create a National mo- nied institution a Bank owned entirely by the States, and directed and controlled sole ly by Congress, we are willing to concede, might receive the approbation of the Ameri can people ; but the establishment of such an institution stands not within the prospect orfanticipation. The Federal leaders have never pro jiosed surh a bank will never pro pose sue h a bank, inasmuch as a bank that affords no exclusive privileges will not meet the wishes of the Millionaires of the North, by whom, there cannot be a doubt, they have been bought and sold like cattle in the mar ket, from Henry Clay down to James Watson Webb. For, have they not, for years past, been striving zealously and al most incessantly, to prostitute the Consti tution of the United States to gratify the inordinate thirst for mammon of some few hundred heavy capitalists at the North, who claim, with most consummate effrontery, to be the whole nation, and to demand the le gislation of Congress for their exclusive be nefit and emolument? We repeat it, there fore, the Federal leaders, have no desire to see the establishment of what would be em phatically the People's Bank a bank own-' ed solely by the States, and conducted un der the supervision of their congressional representatives an institution which would be I convenience and a blessing, not a tax nd a curse to the people. No. They want Congress to legislate, for monthr, at an ex pense of several thousands of dollars per day to the nation, to create an institution for a few hundred private individuals mere drones to enrich and aggrandize themselves with, by taxing the great mass the mer. chants, mechanics, and that great and most important of all the producing classes, the agriculturalists of the country t who, pos sessed of the riches of a luxuriant soil, e nough and to spare of the real luxuries and comforts of life, have just as much need of a National Bank as a coach has for a fifth wheel. No. The Federal leaders care no thing for the People, flor the true want' of, the People- they want that monstrous ano rooly, a National Bank, owned and controll ed by a band of arrogant, lordly, upstart Northern and English capitalists in reality a mere branch of tlie Bank of England, preying upon the substance of our industri- ous classes, and introducing into American society all the fashionable dandyisms, vices, and corrupting pleasures and habits, man ner; and customs of the mushroom petty aristocracy of Paris and Loudon the follies and vices of that meanest and most contemp tible of all aristocracies a monied aristoc racy, bom in beggar's rags and obscurity, but grown wealthy and self-impovtant with the accummulation of dollars and cents by jewing, shaving and swindling. No. They want not a constitutional currency they want not a currency made by the represen tatives of the people, and altogether man aged by Congress but they do want Con gress to grant to A COMPANY OF PRI VATE BANKERS the privilege of making tbt currency of this great nation the enor mous. privilege of making their mere promi ses to pay, the National currency ! ! With as much rijht misht a few hundred citizens of Marshall or any other County, ask Gon gress to give them the making of the curren cy of this great nation, as Albert Gallatin John Jacob Astor, Nicolas Diddle, and a few otiicr less prominent northern and English capitalists, to ask Congress through their paid attornies Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Aa. ron Sergeant, and other of their agents in that body, to give them the making of the currency. With as much right might they keep constantly harrassing Congress and the people to establish a monopoly by which the few makers may tax the great producing classes of America to support them in idle ness, extravagance, luxury and debauchery Ours is a Government of equal rights and privileges and such a monopoly as the Federal leaders desire to have created for their sordid masters is hostile to the genius the life, the spirit of our Government hos tile to the dearest interests of the Ameiican People hostile to the sacred and inestima ble institutions, that we might enjoy and flourish under which, a great, glorious and free people, our venerated and heroic fathers of the revolution perilled their blessed lives, their earthly fortunes, and their sacred and immaculate honor. Ours is " a Government of EQUAL RIGHTS and not of EXCLUS IVE PRIVILEGES; and such a monopoly is clearly unauthorised by the Constitution, which only admits of exclusive privileges in two solitary specified cases; and each of these founupd upon a natural right. Such a monopoly oii.ino'. but become a politicaken gine of tremendous ami almost irresistible power ; and well may the patrio! tremb'c at the prospect of the erection of anoti'iC such monopoly as the people have thrice endured, thrice killed, and yet though dead, whose influence has proved sufficient to keep the political elements constantly in commo- '" (PMtjiM pojajerj weftaur f iKe people's Government, indispensably neces sary for the security of the national treas ure and the proper management of the fiscal concerns of the government and to make null and of non effect the legislation of Con gress; and which threatens, maugre the disapprobation of the People, again and a gain expressed throughthe ballot boxes, to at tempt a fourth time the resuscitation of that odious and detestable institution, 117 , tt . I . e are opposed wins unnatural connex ion which has existed between the National Treasury and the State Banks, and entertain the opinion, that, of the few erroneous acts of President Jackson's administration, the most unfortunate was his employment of banking corporations in the collection and disbursement of the public monies. We were among those who at the time dissented from him with regard to the propriety safety, and constitutionality of entrusting soulless corporations with the public monies and we live to witness and deplore the accursed and ruinous consequences of the unnatural connexion. The banks, warmed into dangerous life and power, by govern ment patronage, have proved stinging ad ders to the bosom of democracy and like the great hydra they were to destroy the ne cessity of re-creating, they have proved basely dishonorable in their dealings with the government ; and, joined with the foes of republican principles, have, by their bought presses, and debtors in Congress paralyzed for a time the action of the gov eminent and now boldly aim to control the Executive, and seize on the national treasure. The crisis has arrived, when they must be cofined to the legitimate pursuits and objects for which they were created and endowed "with peculiar privileges by the State Legislatures, or they will grasp the reini of political power make and control the government, or govern themselves. In the language of the Washington Chronicle the trie issue before the people is : Shall oursbe a GO VENMENT OF THE BA 1KS or a GO VERNMENT OF THE PEOPLE? Shall tee have a CONSTITU- TIOfr'AL TREASURY, or an UNCON- STITUTINAL BANK? Shall tee have a CONSTITUTIONAL CURRENCY of gold and silvf.h, or one. of IRREDEEM ABLE PAPER f SJiall we live under the despotism of a MONEYED ARISTOC RACY,or under the safeguards of a FREE CONSTITUTION ? The Republican will be found arrayed on the side of those who are for" a Govern ment of the People" a "Constitutional Treasury" " a Constitut onal Currency" and the "safecunrds of a Free Constitution.'" We are in favor of Free Trade, and of course opposed to the taxing of one poition the country for the enrichment of the citi zens of another portion the framers of the Constitution neither desired nor designed, in the great instrument framed by them for the confederation of the Colonies, to infringe upon or take away from the States, the natu ral right belonging to each of them to trade where and with whom thev found most profitable and convenient to their citizens unshackled and unrestricted by odious prohibitions and restrictions. We believe that the restrictions upon South ern Trade imposed by partial and interested legi lators have changed the course of South err, trade into unnatural channels retard ed the growth of the Southern States; their commercial progress; and operated most' injuriously upon the most vital importance of the staple growers. It is therefore time for e'ery true friend toSouthern prosperity, to take his stand against the whole system of obnoxious measures by which northern legislators and northern capitalist have heretofore benefited their own section of the Union to the impoverishment and embar rassment ofihe Southern section. The time has come when the South, sha kingoffthe shackles of dependence uponjLoce of lne constitution but if this was foreign extortioners, should assume the sole management and direction of her great re sources, and much on steadily and directly to the goal of glory and prosperity pointed out by the hand of Nature. A direct tra ding intercourse between the Southern sta plegrowing Stales, and Europe, will enhance the wealth, political influence, and prosper ity of the South; and has become absolutely necessary for the security of her great ia- bor system threatened by the fanatics of the North. A direct trading intercourse with Europe, will relieve the South from millions of tribute now paid to northern fac tors, build up our seaports, attract capital, enterprise and population to the Southern States and give them that weight at the ballot boxes and in the national Councils, which rightfully they should wield and which they had long since wielded but for unjust and partial legislation and other bane ful causes consequent upon, and growing out of that unjust legislation. The Republi can and Free Trade Advocate will aid to the extent of its influence in bringing aboit the desire change in the commercial relations of the South. A portion of the paper will be devoid to news, miscellany, the cause of education, promotion oi"mC.raliagricuiturei and great pains will be iita t0 make the paper valuable, interesting, and amusi'i,T to "rtsTsfdeT. Ajseartrea i W Yi'LbiA aha Pioneer piinting materials have been engaged for the publication of the Republi can, until new materials can be procured & the paper will display as great a variety & amount of reading materia as the patronage bestowed upon the establishment will war rant. In short it shall be the aim of the ed itor to make the Republican worth' cf th! liberal support of the intelligent and dscrim inating citizens of the populous and flourish ing County whose name it bears. GREAT SOUTHERN MEETING. In another column will be found the pro ceedings of the friends of a direct trading in tercourse between the Southern and Euro pean maritime cities. They will be perused with interest by every true Southernor. We attended the meeting, and nre proud and happy to be able to state it was a large and highly respectable one every woy wor thy ol the occasion of its assembling. Gen. James Davis, chairman of the com mittee appointed to draft resolutions expres sive of the sense and objects ot the meeting, after reporting the preamble and resolutions (published with the proceedings to-dny,) a- rose ana addressed the meeting, lie com menced by repelling the charge which had been made against himself and the friends of a direct trade with Europe, of a desire to dissolve the Union, and having completely demolished that crafty plea of the secret foes to Southern commercial independence, he made an irresistible argument in favor of the object of the Southern Convention, and showed most conclusively, that the contem plated revolution in our commercial affairs, ought to be effected: that it was a disgrace ful reflection upon Southern intelligence and Southern enterprise, to say that the peo ple of this section of the Union cannot dis pense with a foreign agency in transacting their own importing and exporting business. He exposed the cause of the luke-warmness manifested by a portion of the mercantile class in the interior of the Southwest, to wards the objects of the meeting. The hea vy costs of the transportation of goods from the Northern cities are not borne by the merchants, but are charged in the price of the article sold to the purchasers at home the planters and mechanics out of whose pockets it invariably and most certainly is drawn. But even though this is the case. the interior merchants ought, from a patriot ic regard for the prosperity of the section of country in which their business and humps, and families are located, to feel a deep inter est for the cause its success would greatly -A enVsr-i benefit tlirrfc ninimiirh a b de.llillii with the importers of the Sou th, the inconveni rnce and risk, and expense of a long journey northward would be saved them theirsup plies of goods could be more quickly obtain ed; and with much less risk of damage, loss and miscarriage. Gen. D. then clearly de monstrated that the present system of de volving upon Northern factors the transac tion of the importing and exporting business of the South, was a tax of many millions of dollars yearly to the North, and a tax of se vera) millions yearly to Mississippi alone which would be saved to the south and this State by a direct trading intercourse with the European cities. He oppoied the project of a National Bank on true Southern grounds: the tenden cy of such an institution (located as it un questionably would be, at the North) to con centrate the capital of the country; and, of a natural consequence, the wealth-diffusing power of the North, already overgrown with capital, and holding in subjection the monied system of almost every Southern and Western city. He. believed that State banks in the South, with heavy capitals, were as competent to furnish all needful cash facilities to the people, as a mammoth institution chartered by Congress, in defi- not conceded, he was for the erection of a bank of the staple growing States, with a capital sufficient to meet the necessities of the planters and merchants of the South, in preference to the creation of another National institution. He quoted from a speech ol Mr. Madison, the opinion of that illustrious sage, that the genius of our republican gov. ernment the equal rights of the States, re quired that, if there was ONE bank estab lished, there ought to be several. He cor; tended that each section of the Union should be master of its own money markets. This desirable object could only be brought about by a direct trading incercourse between the South and Europe, and the erection of suffi cient banking capital at the South to enable us to dispense with Northern facilities. He wished however, to be distinctly understood as having never been an advocate for banks he considered the chartered banking sys tem a great evil, engrafted upon the busi ness of the country by unwise legislation, but the system had become so interwoven with that business, that the task of separa tion seemed more than Herculean. It was also rendered absolutely necessary that the South should be able to rescue its vast trade from the the Northern factors and this could not be effected unless the South could wield a sufficient monied power. In order therefore that the Southern States might a- jttievt iia ourfflhercW. '.nfivrence, he has fort creating the means, the requisite banking fa cilities. We have thus endeavored to give the sub stance of Gen. Davis' remarks to the meet ing; but fear we have not done him justice. He spoke very rapidly, and we report from memory, When he sal down, the assembly testified their hearty approbation of his sen timentsand the preamble and resolutions passed without dissent. So that Marshall, the empire county, will at all events have the honor of sending the first representative from Mississippi to the great Southern Con. vention. I NTERNAL FOES TO THE SOUTH. Strange as it must seem to every lover of the clime which gave him birth, and in wbicb it is bis pride to dwell there are men among us so dead to the sacred and ennobling feeling of patriotism or so blinded by partisan bigotry, or so deluded by the falsehoods and misrepresentations of the Sou thern Whig presses, in the interest of Mr. Clay, as to actually take sides with the worst foes of the interests of the Southern people. Yes; it is tru and degrading as it is true, there are men in the South who have raised the standard of opposition, and stand ready it would seem, to strike a blow for Nobtiiekn interest, and against the inter est of THEiit own section of the Union thinking thereby to weaken the Free Trade party, and se cure the election of that arch-traitor to Southern interest, Henry Clay to the Presidency. Yos for these two wobtrt objects alone, the internal enemies uf tie South have already gilded on their armour, and are doing batttle, against the advo cates of Southern commercial independence; acanst the object of that patriotie assemblage the Southern Convention-! o a word against the prosperity of their own, their native land and for the purse proud, insolent and extortionate capital ists of the over grown Northern cities. This is too bad. It was not to have been expected and mast fill the bosoms of patriotic Southerners with disgust and alarm. Disgust at the disgraceful di vision on a subject which should unite the South- ana alarm tor the security ot our institutions. Unabh to meet the friends of commercial inde pendence with weapons of reason and argument, they insultingly charge upon them a design to dis solve this union and separate the South from the North! Gen. Davis in his address at the Court House, in favor of the objects of, and sending del egates to, the Convention stated to the meeting, that he had been actually charged by some of those pseudo Southerners with hostility to the Union- because he advocated the doctrine of the South carrying on a direct trade with Europe1!! Was ever such madness exhibited by human beings call ing themselves rational, reasoning creaturesl The Southern sea board cities are nearer to the Euro pean ones than are the Northern cities the route is a less boistrous one we want the good of the Europeans, and have the staples to exchange for them a direct trade will iacrease the population of the South (a most desirable result, as the Northern representation is much greater than the Southern in Longrtsa) a dir.;t trade will save tail lions to the South yearly, build up Southard cities, greatly accelerate and increase the prosperity of the South and give her her just weight in the Halls of Congress, and yet, when the most able and patriotic statesmen of the South propose to affect these great object a so palpably righteous, just and noo ssary they are charged .with seeking to dissolve this glorious Union. The charge ii a monstrous one an invention of the cunning, reck less, ambitious and designing foes of tbia section of the country, whispered in the sars of. partizans for political effects. Its utter want of truth ought to be apparent to every man of sense. How are the f 'iends of Southern Free Trade to dissolve the Union" was well asked by Gen. Davis when re pelling the vile charge of hostility to the Union "by advocating- a direct trading intercourse with Europe!" Does the Union of these States depend upon the South permitting northern merchants to do our exporting and importing for us? Is that in the 'bond!' is that the golden link that binds the North and South together! No. The degrading proposition cannot be tolerated for a moment, by any real lover of this union. Were it so, a rope of and tfere as strong as the bond of Union. No. We are bound together by a stronger cement than that of selfish cupidity the blood of our common ancestry circles in our veins, the bond of brother hood binds us together but each member of the great family ha. an undoubted right to conduct his own business affairs as to him it seems best and prop r. The Southern States have the inalienable right to trade where and with whom they please, without being iasulted with the charge ofaiming to dissolve the Union. More anon, on this subject 10 voaaatroif OKKTa I note who hav lent us eery lengthy articles, are respectfully informed that it hat been impossible for ut to insert their fiiror without tearing out matter of more general intretL We are about making ar- rangmentt for the use of the Pioneer printing ettabliahment tn conjunction with our own, by which we will hare a large quantity of small type and be enabled to insert an aditional quantity of reading matter, weekly when all favors will be promptly attended to. Till then we ask their patience. MR. VAN BUREN AND THE SOUTH. We copy to-day, an excellent article upon the members of President Van Buren's Cabinet, from that able Republican Journal, the Pontotoc Intel LiGr.Ncr.. We recollect to have read about the period of Mr. Van Buren's promotion to the helm of affairs, a i-iMrJ.'W, that in him the South would find a Northern President, the acts and measure- of whose administration would be of a more southern character than those of any Presiden t since the day of Madison. Thus far the President kts n''bly ve rified that prophesy. He came into the Preside;.' tial chair, the uncompromising enemy to any and every attempt of Northern Fanatics to interfere with the institution of slavery at the South the uncompromising enemy to any and every attempt by northern capitalists and politicians to saddle up on the country a National Bank an institution as deadly hostile to Southern capital as Clay's infer nal "American system"has proved toSouthern in dustry. His almost entirely Southern cabinet is an earnest that no local prejudices find a place in his breast, and his measures since his induction into office have been such as every real Southerner must approbate. Read the article headed "Secse- XABV 0 tss Navy." Judge Lipscomb op Alabama. A dieUfl guished member of the State Rights party, who has a long time acted with the modern Whigs, has came out boldly and manfully in tje Muntsville Democrat against Mr. Clay and a IVational Bank, and the disgraceful cannection .heretofore existing between the State Banks a.id the National Treasury. The noble stand taan by Judge proves him a Slate Rights' man of .'he genuine stamp a patriot and true Sou thernO'"; and from the high character he bears, and ti? great in fluence he deservedly wields in his State, we are led to hope that his able exposition will make many strong friends to the good cause, in Alabama. We shall lay the Judge's communication before our our readers next week. It is thus spoken of by the Huntsville Democrat. "Judge Linseomb't manlv stand unon true Southern ground, hat brough a hornet's neat about hit ears. Thit watto be eipeeted. Southern politicians who eon support Henry Clay, with the boast still fresh on hit lipt that the compromlte act wat agreed to for the purpose of taring the doctrine of protection and from the natniotin mniivi. accorded to him by the eounlrr who can mnmmpml m man to the auln-agea of the Southern people, who stands pirugru ro reriTe me American system" in all Its unequal and galling attributes to the South, Such men very natar ally By in the facts if all who cannot go with them in mea sures, militating directly against (he peace, comfort inter eat, political and pri vate. of every class of Southern i ml n si rv Judte Lipscomb, who hat been alwayt well disposed towards the Whic party, has too mucS Southern hlr,nd in hi vmr, . to follow apolitical faction in their blind destruction of southern interest. He went with them at tar at conscience permuted mm, but when he beheld the party virtually uniting and taueuanng, and speaking for a Tariff and a Bank, he could go no further. He wat afraid of a taction to ouna to southern interest and principle, to wholly deeoled to success without regard to the meant. He felt that mere was nothing which tbey would stop short of, after thit Ba- Eant instance of party senility. It was time to pause. ere it a man born k bred in the Souths a man without re proach and without a suspicion retting on his character a man thoroughly Southern, and who aa tuch Use South lias honor ed with the highest judicial trusts a man loo wat but yes terday the pride and idol of Die Whig party who hat open, ly declared that the party which he consorted htt abandon ed their principle), and mat at a Southern man he cannot follow them. Without being a partisan of Mr. Van Bur en, he say s that the South cannot support Mr. Clay, because Mr. Clay'a political character and life are written pledget ol principles sternly and enduringly hostile to SoiiUwrain terete. Hit being born in Kentucky where tlarery is still tamtioord by law, and where the Aboliuotusta hare declar ed, that their battle ground it chosen, it the solitary re commendation of Mr. Clay to ihe Southern people. Had be drawn hit first breath on a Louisiana plantation.it would not change the rhiou hue of bit anti-Southern polUca) principles. While he it the Bank candidate, the Tariff candidate, Use chosen of the Aholitionistt, and the rretident of the Colonisation Society, he it as repulsive to Southern feeling as a politician can 'well be. We do not find hull with Southern men, who do not choose to rote for Mr. Van Buren, but of all the wholesale derelietiont from prinbiple, aad suicidal,, sacrifices upon the alter of party that we have eeery been called upon to wonder at, the tup port of Mr. Clay by the SouUi, is the moat wwHlerful EsaUTA. In our latt paper the compositor, who art up the article headed "Worthy of eontideration," inserted ia plate of -Er-Pmidmt Adams." "Eaneriment Adam."- and "Mr. Clay, they hare" icc.in place of "Mr. Clay, A hat htiMUA" TOASTS . "J Dr. Jaroet Har.au at VicktbuVw Th. h.a. f n. ' tv ""V w7 hey get what Baddy dreadedr-Juttiee. rat 8oion( Tb,e bankt and the people: the voluntarily resume their catt-off habiia of By A.Baker ia '"r inou a voluntarily i rniwyols.Wwry theforrastr ahonld BK MADE to HvSiJuu at tl .-L . a rw.. . w"K uicir nruiniaet. "tr bttrtt" trash it a dam'H Amkt h.., I. .k.i- . k'j .. . i'T -ry y " .. i u.ii.i run iiin.rri , ....... daru'd tight better in their own hands than in other folks'. ByT.JcAnttatTemJetown;Thelia.kii They should be compelled to "toe the mark" of reaumntio,, i..?'. with. r The decency editors bar; gotten hold ol a ctnjidenliar letter written by the Hon. Silas Wright to Mr. Van Burea ia 1846. Whether one of the "breed of duet' Bole it, or whether it eame into hit hands accidentally we know not. The publication out suowt that they are bate k mem enough to do any dirty work their bank matteri Aetata ft then to perform. Whether it ia ljing a third rata lawyer into notice traducing the drainistrtton-lnghnlin, . or eulogising iwea'ring Jack a praying gamblar, aad no- Jorleut abolitionist ai "one of the purest and bett Sum- men," and proper candidate for the U. S. Preudeney! or puling Congressional bullies, or eitolling a bankrupt windling eandidate for the penitentiary or publishing a confidential letter it ' ii 'all the same to thete degrede-1 pimps and vassals of bank corporation! it ia their roc tion to lie boldly, meanly, and deliberately to sU". malieioualy, to alaogwbang lustily, to aster! error wit moat unblubaiug effrontery, and to do any other dirir t the committee appointed by the bank leaden, to boy lip such honest kna vet, instruct them to do. The letter it irely unexceptionable! containing nothing ditcreditabl either the writer or the present incumbent of the Preside..' tial chair but by itaUcidng a few particular phratei, the wireworkershave made the meaning so eery mytteriom, aa to lead the ignorant to suppose something awful ia intend ed to be insinuated. So trifling and truly contemptible ia thit latt expete by the bank toad-caters, that no democrat! editor need desire i's suppression but on the contrary, with a general circulation of the latt week invention of the enemy it shows how hard pushed the Federal slang- whangen are, for legitimate weapons of opposition wh they hurl tuch missiles. ' Cot, J. F. H. CLAIBORNE at homb We extract the following just and hand some tribute to eur late distinguished Repre sentative from a "letter of the senior Editor'' of the Columbut Democrat, published in that paper of the 21st ult. The noble-hearted young statesman, as wc expected, bears his temporary retirement with that heaven-born philosophy which only the truly great id spirit can put on in the "time's which try men's aouis. Surrounded by his young and amiable and beautiful ones his household gods the success of those malicious and bitter enemies whose reckless and dastard persecution have at last hurled him from his high estate rankles not in his bosom disturbs not its marble equanimity, but with serene affability he welcomes hu way faring friends to partake of the generous hos pitalities of his happy home and, by alt those generous attentions and gentle courte sies which distinguish the true-born South ern gentleman, even in these iron days (when Northern cupidity has almost fleeced our planters of the South of their magnificent resources elicits from his guests their. heart''1 plaudits and admiration. . "During ur slav n Madisonville, we paid a visit to our late Representative, the Hon. John F. i'5 Cl.uuonr. His residence, you know, is but a short distance from town. It has quite a pleasan.'s rural appearance is neat without ostentation, not too retired nor too public, just such a ea indeed as a philosophic mind would delight in. We. found the Colonel surrounded by his family and his household gods. You know him and his aimable and interesting family too well to need any account of them from me. I cannot however keep from remarking upon his easv hosoitalitv and frankness of manner. Wtwr-w V at ha? ai'.h iaa-j c- ftel to the very moment that you dt run company ne W more oi the v irgiusa .- tleman in him John RnndolptVi eVa lata of human oharcter, than any man I have v er met with in the south watt. Our v'.M was necessarily brief; during it, however, we conversed freely upon many subjects, 'i'he Col. has no thoughts to conceal. He is all openness and candor, and this, my deal" sir, is one of the main causes of his having been so much misrepresented and vilfied. He trea's every man who visits him; as a friend, the generous impulse of feeling leads himito speak vitft eqva frankness to all, for getting too often jhai there may be "a chiel among' u,n Acd faith, he'll print thtin " The Co), bears his late Jefeai well. He says that considering all the circumstances of the case, the great and numerous a'.'.d vantages under which hf ran, he is rathef surprised at the very large vote he got, at being beaten. I predict that be will sooO be called into public life again. Mississip pi cannot long overlook the claims of so tal ented a son one who has served her with such distinguished zeal and ability in the councils of the nation. STARS HAVE THEIR TIME TO FALL, Look out ttar-gaaers! the stars are going to fall! Rather we are going to have a shower of those luminous bodies on the night of August 910. Professor Barnwell of the Alabama University, has written a long communication published in the Flag of the Union, calling unpon the votaries of science to "have their eyes skinned and keep a bright look out" from August 8th to Au gust 12th for a return of the grand metoric display of Novembf r 13, 1833. We advise the curious to get on a tub, and watch dili gently during the time allotted the coming of the celestial phenomenon; it will doubt less advance the cause of sqience, and at the same time give them a keen appetite for sleep afterwards. The professor says: Every one recollects the metoric display of November 12, 1833. The industry or Pro fessor Olmstard of New Haven, has proved that this was but the return ojf a phenome non annually visible at the same period. It has but recently been estahlislwui. thnt other similar shower, may, with equal cer- iniiuy, mi unucipaiea oetween tlie dales of August 9 and 11. In the "American Journal of Scienr arts," for October 1837, and also for Jan uary and April 1S3S, It is shown by Mr. K. C.Herrickof , v Haven, a gentleman A science is on many to whon the wot accounts much i cessive yers, fr there has been a 1 d, that, for five suc IS33tol837 inclusiveT isual metoric disnlav the period refers i uj and more recent ac counts from Europe have informed us that the fact had attracted the notice of M. Aar go of Paris, and M. Quetelt of Geneva.