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[From (he Wa?Mi?#U?ii Uuion.]
lumen BCTiers wifccH o* sissas.
We Infcl before oar readers lately the eloquent
speecli made hi the Semite some days
ago by Judge Hutler,ou the questions con Deo
ted wini Kansas affairs. '1 here are two
or three points in this speech which inade a
powerful impression in the Senate chamber
when it was delivered, and tliey have been
admired by the whole country for tho lofty
patriotism of their sentiments as well as the
thrilling eloquence of their laugunge. We
ttfcr f nrlicularly to his earnest and impassioned
vindication of the character of General
Atchison, nnd his equally earnest and
impressire rebuke of the assault made by
Mr. Hale upon tho Supremo Court. In
the course of the speech of Mr. llarlau, on
Thursday last, he alluded to tho remark of
Mr. Butler mnde in the speech referred to,
in which ho said that ho would rather that
the Union should be dissolved in preference
to being in n Union without the protection
of a constitution which gives hiiu equality.
Mr. llarlan construed this remark to mean
that Mr. Butler preferred a dissolution oi
the Union rather than that the people o(
the Territory^should have the powor to exclude
slavery from it. Mr. Butler was absent
when the allusion was made; but after
Mr. Harlan had concluded, the following
remarks were made:
"Mr. Butler.?Sir, I say now calmly,
that when a northern majority shall acquire
such a control over the legislation of this
country as to disfranchise the slaveltohling
States in any respect in which they have
att equality under tho Constitution of the
country, I will not agree to live under this
Government when the Union can survive
the Constitution. That is my sentiment. I
am not a slave to submit myself to legislation
controlled by mere discretion. Mr,
Piesident, if George Washington ami Benjamin
Franklin, and the wisest men who
ever lived, wero to come hero and attempt
to legislate under the dictates of mere discretion,
and should do me an injustice, I
i t l.- _ i _ i ?.1
viuiku uu ii v:ra> cu 111111 ?i vntivur iu uit
principles of Magna Charta?to everything
which I have learned from the highest
sources of history?if I could submit to
any measure that would [dace my children
the ninety-nine hundredth pait of an inch
beneath the cbildreu of the Senator from
"Mr. Bell, of Tennessee.?I do not wish
to interfere in this matter, but 1 will 6tnt<
what I understood the Senator from Iowr
to say.
"Mr. Butler.? I did not hear his re
mark; I was not here when ho mado it.
"Mr. Bell, of Tennessee.?The Senatoi
from Iowa took the distinct ground, that tin
interpretation of the views of the gentlemar
from South Carolina was, that the 'equali
ty* of which ho spoke consisted in the citi
zens of tho Southern States having tin
right, during the whole period of tcrritorin
governments the Territories, to go then
with their slaves before a constitution
was formed. I understood the Scu;i,.'.M
from Iowa to say that the Senator from
South Carolina hnd denied that tho poo
pie of the Territory of Kansas, under thcii
organic law, could exclude slavery, if the}
should think proper, at the coiumenccmeni
of their territorial government, but mil.admit
slavery until the Territory shall b<
admitted into the Uuion with a State con
stitution. That is what I understood hin:
to >ay.
"Mr. Butler.?This is rather an ambula
tory kind of issue. I cannot find out whu
is the meaning of tho Senator.
"Mr. Harlan.? I will state to the hon
LI. O a . i* . . I /"S I I .1
oraoie ?enator irom oouiu VvHioiimh wnai J
said. Tlio honorable Senator from Tonnes
see has fairly presculcd the argument; bit
my view was based on the statement of tin
honorable Senator from South Carolina
and tlio honornblo Senator from Georgia
[Mr. Toombs.] It was argumentative
merely. I quoted, as nearly as I could ro
member, the substance of tho remarks o
the Senator from South Carolina; and thei
, I interpreted the meaning of his phraseolo
gy by quoting from tho speech of tin
Senator from Georgia.
"Mr. Hale.?That is it, exactly.
?- "Mr. Butler.? Well, sir; 1 want no co
partnership with anybody in making
speeches. If the Senator from Iowa wen
on the tripod to morrow at the Delphi*
oracle, I would not take his interpretalioi
-of my speech. Ho might place a l'ythi:
there, and instruct her, and l'bilipisa her
if lie chose, but 1 would not take hi* inter
pretntion. Why, sir, I avoided that ven
question in regard to tlio powers of tin
territorial government, lie cannot find ;
word in my speech upon that question
The potential faculty of a territorial government
is one over which I should cxei
cise a very "delicate control. I n vci
contended that I desired a law to Carrj
slavery into any Territory, and I neve
wanted a law to exclude it. All that .
have contended for is, (hat tho cotnmoi
domain of this government, acquired bj
tho common blood and treasuro of all part:
of tiro United States, shall be just as fro*
to one class of citizens as to another. Whet
the people of a Territory are in tho proves:
of approaching wlint inny bo called tb(
maturity of their territorial existence?i
State government?I say much is to hi
patdoned to the opinion which prevails a
tlie time. Hut, sir, ifnn insulting inteifer
enco were to bo made by a majority o
ongresR, or stHt an interference as wouh
exclude a slHxcboli'er on the brond gronrv.
(hat he ?? unworthy if equality with ;
non-elaveholding population, do you sup
pose I would stay in the Union if I couh
get out of iij
"That is the true doctrine. I Jo no
wish to live under this government wirei
tlio constitution perishes. I believe tin
gentleman is or has been in the church
[Mr. Harlan. Yea, sir. J I have vert
yreat respect for tiro church, nitd for tin
Senator; but I fear lie contends that, whili
tho letter killeth, the spirit cannot giv<
Avothkr Arctic Kxrr.biTiov? Wclenrn frori
the New Guidon Star that Dr. Kane, aeeompnniei
Mr. Henry Griunell, were recently in tliut eily to
die purpose of 'examining the ship lte. olute, will
view of her fit new fur another conflict with ice
Hum ' from tliih we might le led to infer tliti
iinotlicr expedition to the North Poly?probably t
explore thu newly d'aoovurt-d |?o'nr sea?was pro
jectcd." The expedition is a lauJahlo one and prom
i??* rich laurels to whomsoever shall uudcrtuk
nnd successfully accomplish it.
The le gislature of Oregon h d adopted a mc
iiiorinl to the President asking for the removal o
Gen. Wool from the command ol the U. S. troop
on the Pucitic. Tho memorial charges him wttl
inactivity, ui.d a refusal to seud the U. 8. troops t
the aid of tho volunteer forces operating agains
the warlike Indians, or to supply them with ?rin
and ammunition 3 t|icij; timer)' jiryd.
The Unfallhfalien of Jirtrt.
The New York Courier, commeuting
upon a charge delivered by a judge of that ,
oily to a grand j?ry. make* KOIIIC remarks
relative to*the responsibilities and the un- J
faithfulness of jurors that may be rend
with advnutago in oilier localities tlinn that |
for which they wero specially designed: :
Judge Cepron dwells wifh just emphasis j
upou tlio sanctity and supremacy of Inw, .
and nobly viudicates iis claims upon its |
own sworn ministers. Ho has not spared
the jury-box itself, which judj?C3 are button f
apt to treat as if, liko the throno, it was ,
"hedged in with divinity." He tells the
grand jury plainly, that petit jurors, like j
other public servants, are capable of being (
actuated by bad motives, and that their j
conduct is justly subject to inquisition. We j
are glad at least to hear this stylo of speech. |
K is a positive fact that one of the principal ]
causes of the great impunity of crime in j
this city has beon the unfaithfulness of petit
jurors in wilfully preventing hii agreement
upon a verdict. The juror in the late (
Ehling case, who, according to the publish- |
ed statement of ono or his follows, refused j
. to consult, with the declaration that till the
r City Ilall rotted down he would never ,
agree to a verdict which should send Kb i
ling to the Slate prison, was hut ono of a
emitimmoinna of in?-oi? ii-lm f.?*
? ?7"T?"V? *' J~~ """ ""'v "" i
year* weighed liko nil incubus upon tlio
administration of justice in this city, lie
flagrantly violated his oath to givo a true
verdict according to evidence, and as richly '
deserves the State's piisoti -s any peijurer
now within its walls. Nay, more; fur the 1
false words of a witness upon lite stand may
1 bo neutralized by cross-examination or overborne
by other evidence; but the false con-1
1 duct of a juror utterly and inevitably
1 thwarts and foils the end of justice iu the
pending trial.
It is a difficult-and invidious task, wo
know, to judge between the firmness of a ,
conscientious conviction and tliccontumacy '
1 of a foregone conclusion; but it is a subject
| upon which the law has a light to make
inquiry and pass judgment, and upon .
which public opinion, too, lias a right to
1 express itself. There is nothing in the
' function or character of petit jurors that
* should any more shield tlieni, in tlio case
' of unfaithfulness, from public aniiuudvcr
1 sion or from legal punishment than any
1 other class of public servants. In fact their i
1 guilt, if guilty, is deeper, for it is propor- |
lioncd to tho sacred tics* of tlio rcsponsibili I
1 ty intrusted to them; and what civil ro j
5 sponsibility can be like the juror's? Who i
1 like him decides upon character, life, liberty j
and property! Lotd Brougham said that 1
"tho wholo machinery of government - '
King, Loids, and Commons?is simply to I
r get twelve men into a jury-box," and the j
3 expression is not too strong to tboso who |
1 believe as we do that tho highest interest
of human society is justice, and that even j
freedom is secondary to it. Our jury boxes !
j have been open to evil influences in a way
tlioy should not havo been; their character
3 must be redeemed, and Judge Capron has !
1 ' entitled himself to the public thanks, in
r j i^ldly declaring the necessity.
J Jolly Exlravagnnc.'.
' , A debate iu the Sennte on \Vedue?day
t : last discloses some precious facts touching
t j the expenditures of the Government in the
i 1 mut lor nf nrlnfinrv nnd tviililt?.l>in.r
???? V? v* !* ??IIV? |^?? l/lf'U <11^ l/\ fV' l\
- ami maps in illustration of tho navels of
1 naval gentlemen and other officials. What j
will the render think when he is tohl that
the cost of publishing Lieut. Wilkes' book, i
t j which grew out of the Antarctic exploring i
I expedition, has already amounted to a :
; million and a quarter of dollars? So says !
I Mr. Clayton* in the debate to which we ie- |
for. He also stated that Commodore Pert
ly's book on Japan has cost the (iovern- i
t meat two hundred thousand dollars, while 1
, three hundred is the estimate for printing !
, the teports and engravings of the teconuoi- i
i sauces of the Pacific railroad routes. These i
expenses, let"it be remarked, are not for j
I j any work dono in expeditions referre I to, '
> I but are simply tlio cost of getting an ac- j
! count of them upon paper, in readiness for
i circulation. Was there ever such aboini !
liable extravagance and waste ol* tiro public
money as this!
No wonder that Mr. Ciiltenden exclaims j
> that the Senate of the l/nited States has!
3 l eionie a great publishing house, outvie :
: ing even the Harpers in the extent and
1 magnificence of its publications. The ro1
cognition of the fact, we aro glad to see,
disgusts him with-the whole busine-s, and
leads liiiii to declare that lie wishes to see |
an end put to it. It is the same with Mr. 1
3 Clayton, who is not less emphatic in Lis
' denunciation of these schemes of individual
profit and glory. We should like to know .
how much money the various individual? I
" connected with the.-o several publishing en- :
r lerprisea have made. It would he a cuiious
>' exposure if they could be anatomized and
' laid bare to a wondering public. Vol these '
' aro but samples of works of the same ties
1 ciiption done by tlio same authority, and
r at the same prodigal cost. There will be
s but too much rejoicing if tlio venerable
o Senators from Delavvnre ami Kentucky do '
1 not become mollified by time and familial i ;
* ty with theso particular expenditures, ami
a allow their spasm of economy to subside.,
i It takes a flinty nature to resist the bland
B seductions of the federal capital in the mat;
t ter of tho expenditure of money for w hat
ever purpose; nnfl we confess, not without
I* emotions of regret, that it is not such gen
1 tleinen as the Senators we have named to !
1 whom we look for consistent devotion to ,
i the maxims of frugality. Of our eminent
public men, it is true, that we find theii
I impulses often right, and their spontaneous
sentiments as frequently just; but it is also
t true that neither stand the test of a vigor I
> ous pressine. "Greatness," said Mr. lhirke
e "is never exact." No doubt tho apothegm
. was invented by him to cover just such
y cases as public life is constantly affording1
a of u gpuerous disregard of tho vulgar matB
tcrs of dollars and cents.
p Wo arc on the high road so long- trod j
by European tiovcrnrncnts, spending lavishly
and without alint, encouraging prodi- .
ii calitv and profusencs* is every branch of
expenditure, and lending ultimately to llio I
same results?enormous national debts nnd
. corresponding taxation to support lliem.
it The remedy to bo found, and the only 1
a remedy of which the easo admits, is the
" election of honest public servant*. H i<
not men of smartness, not men of political
skill, not men of eloquence, not fluent;
talkers, that are needed in Congress, but I
. men of business capacity and rigid intogri-1
.f ?y. These, and these only, ftre tlio salt
* that is to savo our institutions and Govern'
nient.?jV. Y. Tribune.
it j *.Scnnter Clavton says that the whole cost of the
exploring expedition, inrlnding tlio printing, j
$?.srioonn i
As France aiul Europo are intoxicated
with joy at the birth of an heir to the impel
iai iinoiio of N'npolfeOii, wo may bo pardoned
for the following details of the event.
On Sundny morning, a few minutes heroic
three o'clock, the sullcrings of her Majesty
assumed so decided a character that
it was deemed advisable to call in tho
princes and grand dignitaries of the empire
to witness tho birth of the imperial infant.
At n quarter to 3 o'clock on Sunday
inorning, the 1 Oth, the child made his appearance
in this sinful world, nud the l'aris
papers inform us that "tho imperial prince
is of so robust n constitution that ho is
nearly as big as the child of bis nurse, who
is two months old!" All the officers of
Stale above referred to wero present at
liis birth. Tlio ceremony of pieliminary
?t. 1 . ; ? 1
u?i|U)9tu tt 1I? |/CI iiiVU Willi ItlUl'ii JHWlj)
in tlio chapel of the Tuilerie?. Cardinal Dupout,
Gonsset, Donuet niul Mai lot, the
Bishop of Nancy, and inferior clergy assisted,
and all the dignitaries of the empire
wcio present. Mass was celebrated by the
Bishop of Adrns, nftcr which the Abbe Beplace
preached a sermon from the text
"Blessed is he that comelh in the name of
the Lordl" and wound up with nn invocation
in these term: "Bestow on him the
genius and magnanimity of his father, the
kindness and inexhaustible charity of his
mother, the sincere faith and devotion of
both; and, to sum up in one wish, bestow
on him a heart worthy of his destiny and
his name!" A name was then bestowed
on tho infant?"Napoleon Eugene Louis
Jean Joseph, fils tie France."
This appellation was entered in tho Paris
registers and signed by tlio Emperor,being
witnessed by Prince Murat, tho l)nke ul
Alba, Marshal Yaillant, Minister of War,
M. Troplong, President of tho Senate, and
Count tic Monty, President of the Legia!u<
lure. On Sunday morning tho Senate ami
Legislature met at eight o'clock and receiv
cd the official announcement of the bit ih <>
an heir to the throne, an announcement
which was received with every appearand
wf cordiality.
The imperial infant, as I learn from :
credible eye witness, and not front the tat
lie of courtiers, (says the Daily News cor
respondent,) is really as lino and robust :
boy as ever was seen, lie is described at
rosy, plump, well made, fully developer
and with a surprising abundance of cites
nut-colored hair, resembling bis father's.
Crowds thronged around the palace will
interminable inquiries, and a general illu
ruination was gotten up over tho city o
Paris. The Emperor made donations or
'.lie event of 150,000 francs to various be
ncvolent organizations, and the city government
voted to the poor 200,000. Mes
sages were also interchanged by tin
Emperor with the Pope, Queen Victoria
the Queen of Sweden, the Grand Ditches
Dowttgi r of Baden, ami other courts; whil<
flirt T .rtrrt ^liillt'A ( \?n\c nltoe 1
Mt KiriitiMV \/vi j'-*, nil'"' XTViVI ? ?l^ 1IH
oflkinl announcement with loyal enlhusi
asm, indulged ilio tedium of expectancy ii
champagne, cigars, eatables, music, aiu
invited their wives and daughters to koc|
thenj companny. Presents of all sort
flowed in to the young prince in such pro
fusion, that their reception was interdicted
AinGr^ other parcels received was an enor
mous cas? of uoncy.
The Empress received from the south o
France an extremely dirty girdle, whicl
the donor said she had worn fur seven con
finements. At she had only hoys, sh
thouyht the Empress would be ylad t
wear it for I nek.
Very great enthusiasm and deinonstrn
lion followed the reception of the news ii
Peace and war, nod all other question
of moment, have dwindled into ittMgnifi
canco before this domestic event.
The foreign journals by tho Atlantic nri
principally tilled with details respecting th
birth and baptism of the young prince
They confirm the telegraphic sltteinen
that peace is virtually concluded, but giv
no particulars of the proceedings by whic!
the result was brought about.
Tnr. Dj-rcrtro Wisconsin (JovriiNoiisiiir -
We have nlr?ady briefly noted the fact that th
Supreme Court ol" W i*oonn n has ousted Mr. Ifar
sto\v Irom tie.* position of Governor of W i *o> nsii
in favor ?>f Mr. Coles Itaehford, and that l.irutcn
ant Governor McArtliur, upon Mr. l>.irftow'? v.i
oat'ng tin* office, attempted to assumo the pos'tio
against tho right of Mr. Rashford. Tlio Milwau
kio Amcrienn nnrrntts the so no as follows:
About II o'clock, A. M., Ciov. Rnshford, nc
flonipanioil by lis private secretary. Mr If K. Hop
kins, of Madison, rt j.aii t.il to the caplttd, ami arri
vitig in tlie vestibule, proceeded immediately t
the door of the t x cutivt* apai tnioiit uiul louiul
It cketi. Knocking, however, the late private st e
r tary ol Mr. If.irstow, Mr. Hunter, canto to tli
tliKir unit throw it open. Tlie Governor, accompli
111. .i liV :l f,*\v ft 11.1m ill. 11 .oil. r..?1 mi.! ? - fl'.t
di.illy t> H by Mr. McAithnr, who invited li r
to l>e seated, together with th.ise ulini'Dlrinl \v t
Iiiiii. Mr. II)mm then approached Mr. MeAribu
and handed Inn a copy ot the judgment rendere
by tho Supreme Court.
Mi. McArtbur having re.nl the do umeiit.thc
said: * I liaee read litis paper, Mr. Ryan; have yo
anything furllier tu oiler?"
Mr. Ryan.? Nothing furllier, sir, unless G.n
Buslili r.l wi lies In speak.
The Governor.?Well, Mr MoAribur, ftikinj
oil bis overcoat and hanging il ov. r a chair, >
Jinve Cuine to take possession of these execute
apartments, and demand of y..u the papers he
thereto, the key* of the sate", desks, Jce
together with .ill which pitta.its to the cxecutiv
Mr. McA.?(after a pause) ? Well, Mr. Rash
ford, or Uottrnor (nuil ng and bow ing to lla?l
ford,) ( have to say simply this, tli it I ii. Id the ol
flCC of Governor of tho State mi h-r the eons'it n
li.mi,and denying at I do the cons'ituliiiltul ri^l
of the Supreme C>>url lo exercise jurisdiction ovt
the case which tlicy have just dee,..i d in lava i
yourself, I niuit decline to vacate these rooms.
Mr. Ryan a?k d Mr. MoArlhur if lie wished t
he understood that he irftifirtl to leave, and the
wont on to explain to whut extent the statute an
lllOriZcd GoV. li.lsllford to go.
Mr. McAithur.?lh> you intend, Mr I'ashforc
to put me out hv forco It I refuse to leave! I.et n
understand etch other aright.
The Gov. ? I do not wish to say as much, Mi
McArthur, hut ?
McA. (interrupting ) ? Wo are no.v oeetipyin
antagonistic ri lalioiis, simply upon n fmUtirnl ipies
tioll, and I shall not treat it as a peison.il nitron
sir, lor you to answer me in the nflirniative, it sue
x your determination. It it is your intention t
use Idtco in ejeet ng me, mid will so say, I is II eon
rider it constructive force and yield.
Mr. Hunter, t Private Secretary.)?(Vino, Mi
Hnslifard, out with it, say what you mean, net Ik
a man!
The Gov.?Then Mr. McArthur, I trill sa
that should you refnv to give up possession <
thesolooniS peaceably, I shall feel it my duty t
use what force woul I ho necessary to <jeet you
McArthur.?That is sufficient, sir. I considi
this a constructive ejectment. I will now yield I
you the possession ot these apartments.
Mr. McArthur then lose and grasped Got
Basil fold oordialiy by the hand, and alter a to
inlntiUs' conversation <|iticlly withdrew, havin
acted the gentleman thtonghoul. Gov. Bushferi
immediately after taking possession, sent up h
message to the senate.
Kirk in me Stanimrd Ui cm k.?A lire oeeui
red on tho Jd in the otlioc of tlto Glint losto
Stand ird, which was fortunately soon contiollct
wifh I'ttjs dam-go t ?< tit coli n?j nmry.
&\)t Spartan.
The hditi of Alie Hopt'st Sewing Society
quest us tu return their thanks l<> Messrs. Fin
and Tollcson for the gratuitous use of lhilnie
Hall for the lute fair, mid Iso to tender their gra
ful acknowledgments to the public for iu very I
end patronage.
Mo property of considerable value was dispm
of on sale-day, except St. John's College, will
was bought by I to v. T. S. Arthur f?r ?.">,200.
Wv have information from our Kcprcscntati
CX>I. Orr, through whom the application was ma
that the Postmaster Ceucral h.is established a n
jMist office, called Toinplcnian's M II, about t
miles north of Spartanburg C. II., and appoint
David JJ. Collins postmns er.
Humors have been rife for some days that art
pox hnd made its appearance iu our District. U|t
i inquiry we find that only one ense lias occurred
the p? rson of a negro girl, at Mf. Moore's, set
or eight miles from town, and serious doubts i
entertained by some of our physicians nnd citix
of the genuineness of that. Supposing it t:
however, our authorities have taken proper stcpi
> protect the public health, and prevent the ?pr<
ol this loathsome disease. As North Carolina :
I Tennessee are suffering from it* ravages, nnd tr.n
brings us within its range, we advise general v
f cina'ion as a prudent precaution.
. We shall re|?>rt all eases that come within
' knowledge in subsequent issin s, so the public r
have the facts.
THE* 1*01111.
f Our court clostd on Saturday noon, after <1 is
, ' sing of nearly all the eases on the dockets
> one time nn extra court was considered requ
j hut patient wot king rendered it unnecessary.
t j make no report of sentences, as the sessions
ses were of no greater dignity than negro trad
* I nnd assaults and batter*.
ulr kaii.ruau.
I Wo arc indebted to Muj. J. V. Mill*, C
1 Kiiginver uftlic Spartanburg ami l*i ion ll.idri
! for n copy of the tnriffof charge* to the licatl of
i ; nud niul intirtnetliiili' pniti. Ho also placed
* J ii? possession <>f the fact that tlicic w now a 1)?
' . erected at Shcllon, and every requisite occomnic
1 I tioti for receiving and discharging freight.
Another loconiot ve will shortly i>e added to
] road, with a sufficient number of freight car* It
Iall the work that may offer.
Under this state of facts we lmpo our mcrehi
' ' will change the direct on of their freight, and
s ! all the money they can into the tr< nsury ol the e
L Pa,,y.
the litestToreign news.
> The *t<amcr A*ia brings date* to the 24tli
1 Cotton had deel ned I -16 a 1 S on the lower gra
[* Fair qualities w? re scarce. The sales of the w
s were 32,000 bales?fair upland 6} ? m'ddlin
I 3 11? I treads'tiff- lias deeliiud. Hie Ilalik
reduced ttic rate of interest to C p< r cent. C
sols had advanced to a 'JJ
Mi Uuehauaii had m'.i due;d Mr Ihdln
^ iht d ploinatie e?'i'ps, and then lc.'t for Pan*
1 will return In me by the n< xtstiann r
Although the peace cotiferenees w?-re pro?r
ing satisfactorily, ami a committee of the ph n
teiit'arivs had been deputed to dr?w up the d<
tiro treaty, the fit irtitl cations of KfookteilFwcfobi
strength-tied ami all llu-iean* on furlough ord<
to r< turn
s Two d.\i* lis of the Ci iinenn army rro or.l
to Canada Great inutility prev.i led am ng
i French tris.ps n the Crimea.
q Aiiothet t':.ih?t eotisp i.aey had boi n .Is'oti
,> in Spain.
i Several of the V.rgin a papers indulgo ?c
strictures lllmH he letter of .John V \\ -1' '
t?> Mrs. WotF-rd, of our tow n.nppi
Iter that Mount Vernon was not for sale,
wliie' w is published iii oiir pijior ol the 27th
e The Petersburg Express qucr'u whether lit is
I ik till:< ii to extm t more iniiiit-y than was org i
i, j .
I demanded, hut o.in hardly believe ?o Imse a m
i- 1 oioti. The Kiehnmitd Enquirer indulge* a h
" \ that the letter was written under impatience
' a nhsapprehens.oii ol the correspondence ?>f
\V , jis it cannot for a moment believe that
' : Washington would recede from the tirm* oi
, pto|?.Miion tin- aliy made to Gov. Jol.nsot
lt IS.io, anil eoinninncatid l>y him to the Legislal
Wo li.tvo roail over lliis proposal, and only fit
c an oflfi r to sell 200 acres, including the torn
Washington, under n'rta n restrictions, to
? ' Shite of Virgini r, for S'iOt^OOO; or, it the -V
li ih >iris to est: bhsh a iivkIoI farm ami agricult
' fch'H'l, he willtiNn include 80i* tied tional aero:
i> lOOjttOO. I.ut w o find no allusion to a willing
n to si 1! to pr ivate parties. Virgnra is to be rt*
u s i laic for the pure has? money. mid the fee sit
is inahi nsbly in her, accord.ng to the stipu'at
The Enquirer adds:
^ "Within a shoit time we tiust and hi 1 t ve p
1 rr slips will be taken, by those author rati to
e to i tin r into ii? got aliotis \x ith Mi. W , and we
.. , in t 'or a moment d. itbt that lie w ill ho sat:
I that his 11 ue glory, as a di-sei ndant of the Fa
, ol los O unity, will induce hint to accede to
u shes i>t tin patriot.e wins ami dang) ti rs of A
r e i, who nobly seik to throw the a-gi., of It s
. live State around the grave ami liomccf Wash
' ington."
r The grand jury of York l>sti ct made the
lowing presentment at 11n- late court in refer
o to the present m igiftliacy system. The passa;
n a law in conformity to tins recommendation w
'* relieve court* of uiimherhss small cases, incr
i the dignity and cnni|>eiis.tt:on of imv
15 I Ik* mu h ii m e advantage u* t<> the publ c at la
To electing magistrate* l<y the people wo I
?lr<>np ohjiotions. We li.n l r.nlier trust judicial
^ poiutini 11U to tlie I.< gisluture. .^iiolt function!
arc Always more independent and faitlilul ?
l. , tlie.r choice and tenure of oilier are rrmnvol
'' yoliil control of popular prejudice and inlhftux1
' The jury My :
"Tlic jurors liave considered our prcs? ut mr
r. tracv system, nod are of the op inmi that pri
e lomp. t. ncy mill 'lieirney would be s- cured it i
jurisdiction were increased to tin* extent of
v summary process jurisdiction of tin* eouit, air
f tin ir election bv the people. Ttiey t liercfon
<i coiiiiik lid the p;is?nf?e of a law to that effect."
r i.osv Notks?In the late disaster on the I
" hoard nud Iloanokv ll.olroad o.nttu shuts of
I dollar hi!* of the Hank of the State of South 1
lv | hit.1 were in charge of Adams' Kxpress Conip
B rcpn si tiling $20,000. 4,71)3 sheets have ?
'* been recovered in ? damaged condition, lea
* 207 shcits unaccounted lor, though they nre
hahly hurtled up.
n During February -,202 emigrants arnvo
I Castle ??.iidcn. Nt York city, whose cash in
1 average! $ !,*"<>
The objections to representation at Cincinuut
_ are daily becomiug more feeble. The South Car
Ialinian, which at tlie outset wm in decided opposi
liou, yields to the current, and tloata into the mean
ure with u qualification that Mr. Pierce ulonc shal
? | have the s'jp|?ort of this Stale. Well, we have n<
! sort of objection to making the present Execulivi
re- her liist choice, though we do most earnestly ex
ley hurt our State Convention to prevent the adotyliot
tto , of instructions of so narrow u character as to pre
te- ' elude sup|>ort of some one else. We nrc iwrfectlj
ib- I satisfied that Mr. Pierce will fail of nomination,am
| that another must be chosen. It is useless to nr<
{ guo who that other may be. The C<tro1in:nn con
tends that we shall show devotion to principle lies
by adhesion to Mr. Pierce. To our mind the vcrj
c'' reverse will be established by this course: we on IJ
| show how closely we are wedded to the man. Tin
! policy of the present ndiiiiuistriilion is the policy o
; the party, and ramifies its whole extent. Kxeep
, ' | that Mr. Pierce is chief, the cabinet illustrates tip
lie, ,
coastitut o i.'il integrity of tho paity quite as rfli
' ci-ntly as the President?rs the voice of the latter ii
, no tno'C potential than each of li s heads of depart
cd , ^ ,
incut in a council of government. Assuming
i then, that the cabinet is a unit?tlu-principles of tin
administration are but the principle# oi the cnbiuc
laj| and party, and only representatively the cmanatiot
K>1) | of the Executive.
0|| ' It is also held that if we cannot succeed befori
ren p< ople with Mr. Pierce, neither can wc will
nre * another name. We opine that this is fallacious. I
i-ns ' mr" were so constructed as to banish nil selfisl
uc ' considerations from their minds in election con
, (o tests, we should concede the tlaini. lint this i
cad ' not ^ 'xpoctcd. Other elements will operaf
U1(j I in the Presidential struggle. Let us instance am
1V|,| I ?Executive patronage. For every office in tie
nt._ gilt of the Government it may he safely affiriuci
there were twenty applicants. Thtsc applicant
ftup had friends to l?o propit.sted by apjxiintincnt o
nav chagrined by defeat, litre is an army of opposi
t ion on pers.iii.il grounds; and although all may in
"fall away," wc tire sure a majority will <{ >?? i
i ironi ino Manama oi trie man wlio disappointe
'P?' : their hopes. The nine objection could not li
A' aga list a new man, an any one n ny see who wi
take the trouble lo look at the milter.
\\ e \\"e wish the issue made t?[> distinctly oil princi
crl p!c in the Presidential election, and lei the contia
linS he -? placed before the country that it cannot b
! ni staken. It is not to be section: I, but connlitu
tiotial. Shall the constitution stand in its origint
integrity ? shall the rights of ail the Stat< be pro
^ tceteil by it* provision*?or shall higher law aboli
' ; tionisin interpolate daniuahlc litTesirs and enforce
disruption of the conf?deracy? We Indices lli
us ] constitution and tlio fate ?f the country are o
Jbi?t '
' I trial, and we wish the i*sue fairly made up h>r a
a 1 intelligent verdict. Tile result will show us win tin
^ ; we caii prrscive our rights in the Union, or ?e<
j tlietu out of it. Olio or other will be decided i
' November.
>"t* Kl.NSAS.
put ! The following Uttor wc find in the Cumde
' ni- Journal, b. ng the ri*,oti?e of lion. J. \V. Whil
. field, Deli-gate in Congress from K wis.is, to llol
J as Clii-snut, jr , touching the general topograph
and agricuitural capabditie* of the new teiritorj:
\\ ahii.igtox, Match IS, ISati.
' ' * I Dear Sir: At the rcijutst of I Ion. \V. \\
'Cek ; Buyce, | take great pleasure in giv rig you sue
i" f> information 111 regard to Kansas as wtil be uscfi
hid to person* emigrating to lli it country. Ill regar
to soil, Kansas i- unsurpassed, pioducillg Iroi
'"n" sixty to e.ghty bushels ol corn per m-ie; tw< ntx
tiie to forty bushels of wheat per acre. Tl e line,
i p.. nits 1 have iver seen glow we r..?e hi Kansas ;
filet, I have seen with ng planted in K hums (i-.\ce|
?.u, "i I"'" I'ltKiuwv nion to tin acre ilia
tin. best I in 's o' T? rnKJ.-fi'.
s?- ! H,s ili * being a fiiu grain and giass ? untrV.
i|?, m a |? irt <>f tin' hemp rigNW tin* I lilted Statu
I letup i> dicidedly tlio mhwI piotiliblo crop inn
ra?< >1, atiJ tin statist is ivill slimy tliat tin- |>Liiiiii
' ,1*-' ot Western M.Nuniri are making more money p.
r?*i! Iian.l than is in.ale in any nth< r State- in tin I *i
It is iioth i?if uneoliinioii lor f.unn is to j i\ thr?
, j hundred dolors lire Im* it'gto iiivii |? r yen
1 ' While null cannot be hired Inr lis* than <l?
''ll> lar* jn-r lilt nth. In ad.ht'on t > our ndvuutagcs r
all agricultural |>Ooji|.., wc has, a trade ssilli Net
r,.,.,! Mexico, Utah. < >t i goti and California, iiiaiiiinl n
in sever..I in.Hons el dollars |i?*i annum; host In
our SinI an traile amounts to more than one uullm
i per annum. In .nhht-on, the govt rimu lit, for mil
tin y sitpplii*. e.\(M'iiils i Very lai j,e sum. M litai
Vfre store* are sent out to all tin jn-t* ot New Me* e
toll, iiml the liid.nn eountiy; and, to give ) u mime tl<
/ , of the Mlio'int of tr.ius|>oi tat mil required for thi
depar iin lit. one tinii last jeai employed ov< r si s
-ln eiitei ti hundred ntsn, ami twelve hundred wagon
nil- each drawn hy tw, Ive nt< n. Knnsns is the star
step inir jioint tor nil emigrant* gong west of us.
1'iltv ra sed in Tennessee, and I have I teen in nearl
ev,-i v Stale in the Union, and I say to you ill r
"I"' candor, th t I have lieVer teell any Country till
s-lief p..>s. vo a ..s iii ins a Ivantage*. to nesv or ? !.! sett lot
?,r as Kansas. Our fiietilsa West rn M ssnut
' with s niilar so.I to Kansas, make from s'x to e el
j hundred dollars a hand |h r nullum This n il,
^' '* I have no )' uht,seein large to you, but I assure y<i
f the ' it is strictly true.
, The climate of Kansas I regard as being f;
bcth r than in Tennessee; train 1st tSepNmUr mil
lUrc In March we have but I.tile I .I II ? mostly eh a
nl it dry vec.ulur. The |x:st winter has been, thmigl
l? o' colder than ever known befoie. Our country I n
the K;"'' n!> Vl r>' healtliy; in some Ioc.il.tiis elulls an
lev or prevail to soinc extent?wc have nu puhm
' nary dsiasis in Kansas In repaid to suppl e
anal ' yon can procure nil) thing you may want in Mil
i f..r souri ? it you can pel to Kansas hy May or Jul
|l( M 1 \i.ti i-aii ra.se ph nlv of corn. Our Ian !s tre read
cleared?tou can make your location one day ai
1? " eoiiiin Ii,c fnrm i>g mxl.
tipli' ' In conclusion permit me to thank you, .anil
ior.s ] thank the people of Sutitn Carolina, fur tin- nob
; etlbrt tlu-y are now mnkng to a**, st us m preven
' ing the b. >t Cettntry, in my op tiiun, in the ITi.iu
T4>P" ."states lioin falling into the hands of the Aboht'ot
w'l : ?-"'.'.I
1 The following ext:ac*. from the Washington co
me- ' despondence of the Baltimore Sun epitonures tl
in doings of Congress;
ing | ''One-halfof the session is gone, for it is imt
be supposed that Congress w ill remain iii scssii
after the first of August. There is time* etiou^
left, however, todisjs.se of all useful bus in ss |egii
fol latum; for no pol.l ea! leg station call bo ncconijd si
riiei- ed m the present c nditinn of parties in Congrc*
f, The regular ap|>ropri.'ttion bills are in a *ni c
" forwardness. The defieieney bid, in the form
ou'il w li idi it has passed theSeiiat , will auae.pate n?ar
case of the items which ware to he embraced in tl
(j general civil and ih|doin:itic bill.
Congress will not have at the end of th's ressir
"-'r much money in the treasury. The days of tl
| Mirpiu- rt*?iiiv will lutvc gone oy before Coiigr*.
ap- Mlirill again unit.
The expense* which the general lad.an wnr
TWI I , r
i to involve cannot be computed except t>y mirtiw
" 11 to pnul oxpericncc, w hieli will prov* that they ai
I be hi toixI the control of economy or of iiccoutilnbihl
e. i he volunteer system must he g- ncrally resort*
I to, atnl w II be attended, as Usual, with CXtrATi
gance and w aste.
The discussion of the various propositions in rel
"" ' tion to a remedy for the action of the late naval r
" tiring board has been revoinmencod in earnest at
. '' with a view to a final d (position of the *uhjc<
's That some measure of relief for officer* w ho ha'
11' been suhject to the action of the board will I
adopt* d there cm Im> no doubt.
Anotiikr District.? Wo arc please*! to s
" that Marion l>istrict has appointed Delegate*
' the May Convention at Columbia. The follow n
gentlemen represent the democracy of the Distric
"ncc Cols. N. Phillip*, C \V Mdlcr, Dr. Alfr d V
V '"R j IWthea, C. I>. Kvaim, Rw].
tten. Price, of New Jersey, formerly purser
the Navy, nn*l charged with defalcation* ninonn
d at ing to *4.">.00u, huv receutly Leon on trial at Tr?i
cart **>n. The jury gavo him a verdict 'or fclffA, wit *
u"'untth*j find duo to bun b\ the fievorurnet
i Mrssas. Karros*; W? ore unwilling to cou.
tinue tliui discussion with the Expren. We ?*
pcct lo discuss from to time, u occasion serves, the
- iniquity of the Slate's patronage of the 8. C. Col1
lege, but not with tlio Bxprtu; for the reason that
? wo cannot allow o urn If to be iuflictcd so consplcu
ously upon an unoffcndiug public. Tho public taste
iiiuht soon be cloyed w ith such a dish. *
i And further, because wo do not regard oarsclf
on trial before the rending public, cither as to chart
acler, or motives, or criminal conduct. We do
I not choose, therefore, to consume time in an uu
j called tor defence. And further, because we are
not accountable to the Exprtn cither frr political
t s' tis or personal obliquities; if guilty in any of these
r : respects, we will account to the proper tribunal?to
r one having jurisdiction. We have in tho Inst i suo
s | of tht Express a two-columned array of small talk,
f composed of hnlf covert and half direct personality,
t We make no complaints and offer no retaliation,
s We cannot consent "to be wroth with one we
l< ve." Wc had exhausted our vocabulary in say?
ing kind things of the KJitor of the Express, and
wc would not?cannot?unsay them. Wo do not
! know if any other son of the College stands behind
u ' the editorial tripod.
t The Express, ignoring the true and only impor1
tnnt issue?(afraid of it, wc doubt not)?has chosen
to pour in a running random (Ire upon ViMtor
? | himself. That personage has not suffered any
It considerable detriment or damage; lie is not at all
I conscious of wounds or bruises. Hut, by way ot
i rnledietory, we rimy amuse your renders by a re
| cap tulntion of some |x>in!s made by the Express
? in its defence of the College.
e In our second article we ventured to say the
c : College ruled the Slate?this was, and is, ourop'ne
I ion. The K.xptcs* calls for prool! Now, if any
d one should sny?the Elate is democratic in polities,
. i u i ...
- | ii.tw nuum iic prove in /Mill who woulil seriously,
r and sensibly, ask for ppwff That pn?p<<sitioii is
i- really not to-day susceptible of demonstrative proof.
I j He who affirms tl.e popositi- n might tcfrr to pot
I t:eal antecedent*?that, of many nominees for
i j I'resideut of the United States, Whig and Dcinoe
: cratio, the State had almost uniformly, for filly
II years, voted for Democrats. I* that proof? Of
one hundred an I one sensible men, one bundled
i* ' would be satisfied with the proof, such as it is; ami
>t ' the other man, not satisfied, we should strongly
? suspect of being wilfully blind.
i Now,apply this reasoning to our proposilion thai
d the South Carol, n i College lias exercised a prvpoiiihrant
political influence in the Statu (or many
i- 1 years; where is tlie proof? It is this:
a | Among ull the Colleges in the State the S. C.
e , College alone li es secured to itsell n large annual
ti bounty in in >nvy out of the public treasury; it hat
it ilouo so in despite of all opposition; and opposition
r | hits been ma le in the House o.' Representatives; al
h 1 propositions to ctpialize, or divide, the State patron
" j age have been rudely and contemptuously voter
I down; other Colleges have been eharaeti ri*od or
' the floor ot the llouae, by graduates of the 8. C
College, as "jire/miutm y school*;" in almost n
" j eases of elections by the Ia'g aiuturc for State ot
L' District offices, in which one applicant was a grad
'' note of that College, mid the other was not, tin
^ j Colltgite ha* heell elected. Is this?is all this, IK
| p oof?no moral proof, that the S. C. C-d'oge h.ai
. ; exerted a contrail tig intluinee?l-*is wielded a proI,
pondeiiint pnwirin tlicSlntc? The Er/irrii, l.ki
il the one hundred and first individual, ?tip;-ose*
*' ! above, i* not convinced, and mill calls for proof I
We renin k-J, ill our seeoml article, that ?<
_t would be w I'.Uig to expend the $-.>.">,0i.)0 ;i J ear
n ' now given to the rich thr. ngh the S. C. C-dlego
'l a the iduoation of poor v. ling null. Tile tlx
n | . . , .
p:t? qm s; oils otir s ii.-er ly, ami piovis it* su?;>.'
il : eiou J-y a total pit version anJ in-srrprcsc Illation o
" ccrtaiu facts, cot inter, t'otially we presnine)?am
<YL.?t.A I..- I. < 1 --
..... . v .. iiiv I'.iPi?uy rc
r cord prjnf?it docs not fr nkly utvl ingcnnntulj
i I correct it* error, mid ntract its uugcncr ussispi
i-iiin, but rnlU f. r a JifTui'iil k'nd of prixif! Wi
! stated U|ioii our on n rtt|>uiiiibili|y tint our Roto
lution* w.-it openly and ao-ttcedly?in Com
a in tier by g' adiuili s of the (.'ullcgr, on I lit' groliu<l
tli it to Jii do the State's bounty with otAtr <_'ol
j I. gos ixotil.l bu Id them up and injure the S. C
i- C"l!i'C< , ami on no oiler ground. The Expresi
> calls for proof tliat the fact stated was not other
ttis ! The imputation implied flint meant nr hope
lt i.s as gratuitous as it i* unkind. Tim public wi
r- 1 address understand otir cliaractcr b.-tter.
* We stated that ?c inrtas.il and biltir d'sap
I- j . *
I p lintincnt fin cotnmo.i with fifty other gcnthinei
|y who in l|H-d to tight the bat! V) in the defeat of tin
'I i Seln>"l li- fo ni 1? ! , ma nly hv voti s of graduate
II of tlio S. ^'ollejjc. The Express cannot as)
for proof here, f> r tlirio i. a Eegislatirs Heron
it | of names, ni* I a Co'h-ge ll'-conl of names. Hh
I | it is alleged by the Express ti.al they Voted 01
patriotic grounds?voted sgai *l the lief, rm it.]
|f because .t was b i I?because it was tur inferior
nl i imperfect, or unwise projicl! Hut the 1 I II sliarei
r? j tlio common fate of all, an 1 ov ry, oilier pr jeo
for improving the school system, a* well n> fo
(j improving tlie condition of the common people
> that h is been proposed, so far as we arc informed
" in the la-t twenty years'.
l(. I ct u? tell the Express a significant fact. Tin
lv K-ad ng opponents of the School Reform in tin
11 use were graduates of the 3. C. College, tb
t<> chief of whom ofT-reil a rival project. Tu.it pro
lo ject was?to establish an Academy of high grnd
' in cach (' uigressional D.strct, with a Faculty t
c.icli, paid by the Stole, an aggregate salary ( i
each Academy) of about $ I -,00() a year; tuitioi
f. es to be eh.trg d aboat the same as those charge c
in Col I eg. r; the builihng*, furniture, apparatus, i to
r" etc , to be paiJ for by the State;?that these Con
,c grew oual Academics might serrc as feeders?a
* preparatory schools?for the S. C. Colli gc; an
lo ibus absorb the patronage now givi n to the "Sec
,|( tartan Colleges
" Tli ? w is the mtasnrc offered by the Colleg
ini.i by the favored ottes of the S. C, College
,,1 to lake the place of.a plan of Common School* ilia
in might r- acb the people, and bliss the eh ldrcn c
'>' tiie poorl Here, gentle reader, is n specimen c
" State College patriotism! Docs the Express wan
in ! proof of these fact*? T.ie printed Bills and printc
'< * Reports furnijilt it.
M Wt stated that M ijor Dean was expelled Ui
; C'?rk liip nf the House to m.tko room for on - <
:c tht nnointrii The Kxpre*$ says Major Dm
rf attributed his defeat to a 11'iilrniul oombinatioc
j U'e know he attributed it to both combined; ?r
know that such was alleged to have been the j> ir
cause at the lime. Hot nrc not the Clink's dntir
:l" as well performed now? Who said they were no
| j They nrc doue no better.
i Major Dean had as fine business talents as th
re pr<M t Clerk, or as any other man we know i
South Carolina, llut there stands an u^ly 'nc
and the College was n>>t to blame, and the Kiprtt
? i must find some way of accounting for it.
t0 i We stated that Major Henry was beaten by th
,p ! College. Hut, quoth the Kx/ireM, he was beutr
i, j by a man worthy of It i steel. And, prny, wit
\\ sad the contr ry? ' Mr. Middleton was a worth
competitor." Yes, lie was. And what does tin
signify? Major llcnry, "?ys ihc Exprr**, was
11 warm Iriettd to the College. Now, we knew Ma
' Henry far more intinintely than ever did on
)( 1 friend of tlio ftsprru. He r<nt his si>n to tlis
if. ' College, avow ng b ?? ronton- generally to h pet
- * f '
suoal friends (as we bar* no doubt may of tbdai,
now in this town, will ffirw) that it was grind- \
ing aeceaaity: if hia a?o remained in the 8tale, bie
political uacendancy and promotion were almost
hopeless, auks* l*e were a graduate. Tide woe
true. Is'one knew it belter than Ma). Ilrniy. 1
Now, thie is precisely wbnt we mean by the domination
of tiic College.
Among other aint.ll mnttare, the Express notices
oar language?"stumbling on the 0. C. College."
That was true. The College riota ocen red after
we left Columbia, going down, and before ewe return,
coming back. That was aa incident of the
trip, aud led to our reflections on the general subject.
We stated tltnt we had no sympathy with ths
"Collegmte government," because that influence
had been exerted against useful reform, and agelbet
all eelieinee for the benetil of the common people.
Thereupon the Express (laps its wings, and
, with an /? triumph?, discovers that all we h?7C
said about ths Colli ge ia merely the aplccn of disappointed
It wns not our defeat, dear friend?it wis the
defeat of the State?the defeat of your people and
mine-?-the defeat of uiohiiode* who hare human
hearts and human sympathies. Ifnve yon no eye
to perceive, no heart to pity, no patriotism to deplore,
the spectacle, at the muster-field, on the ^
public thoroughfare. of ignorant, unrending, up- ^
reasoning, and unreflecting freemen, and the children
of freemen? Is your list of subscribers as
large n? it ought to be, and a* it would be, if we
had a reading populutionf
The Express stnicd, without qualification, Chut
we had more than once aspired to the Trusts eel*,
of tlioS. C. College. This we pointedly deniedjfcnd
asked fbr its authority. ..
Instead of giving any authority, when thua called
for, to sustain its voluntary declaratkm, that journal
r coolly asks us to admit, or deny, certain irrelevant
j facts. Tltnt was ingenuous, truly!
Had we not aspired to the office of Lieutenant
( Goveiuor? And to the Chairmanship of same committee?
One incident of which offices was to be
Tr uslec of the S. C. C'dlcge by courtesy, or custom!
' | N- w. was not that modest? Was it not very pcrl
tiuent? Well, we pro|?ose to answer those questions,
and ask some in return, which we suppose
I common politeness wil! induce our friend to answer
I i in his turn.
, We did desire the chairmanship of the Commit 1
tec on Kducatb u, with the sole aim and purpose of
, more tHoetaally carrying through the School Rsj
form 15*11, that committee having charge of all bills
; of th.it nature; we did not care a fig for any Trus|
tecship. We were not ap|>ointed in charge of that
! committee; but wc were n|>poiiiU-d chairman of
| another, w hich we did not desire; but there was
i quite as much In nor (if any) in the me relation as
, the other.
Our Irionls did vi tc for lis for the office of Lieu- ,
tenant Governor?a very coinpiimigilnry vote, too,
j but without any jm rnonnl action of ours; and Mr.
1 DcTrcville was elected to that t?flioe, and he was
I n graduate of the College, and very worthy of all
; his honors. Now, do these adiinssotis prove that
, we ever ''nspiiiil t*> the Triuitei ship of the South
Carolina College?" Tlial statement, ill virtue and
j in tnoials, lias uot one parti do of truth in it. We
do not mean to a.iy the Express asserted nnylbiag
I it dee nit d untrue.
Now. will the Express, with the snmu caadoe,
' answer some question*:
1 , lltnv did the Ktpress became acquainted with
i ; the fact of our seekii g, ot desiring, the ChmrmsuI
' ship ol the induration Committee?
Was that information obtained through mrr*<
hi I v? t lial eomtnunicn inns, made in the emifi'
donee of private life and {H-tsonnl Iriendshtpf
i If >, was it exactly proper, jn??, and in pood
{ taste, to detail tli?s<* inrit, williuit bring authorized,
through a public journal?
i It the tail* ?uc noi obtained confidentially. as
nd ealed, w i'l the Kiprtfi tell u* * here, and from
! whom, they wi-re obtained, and whether the puldiI
en t on ww authorized?
lint we are becoming disgusted with tki? kind
' of Uiacttfrion. Cart our fiiends never lesrn tu disi
cuss principle*. or treat ol State pol'cy, or me?*aro
the value and determine the desirabh nin ol publ e
! Corporation*. without involving personal feeling,
pi rsmi.il motive, and |h mortal sineerit) ? *
' Nnw, if otir fti- nd of the Kxprcm choose to-?U?- ^
cow the College further for the benefit of his reaiU
r?. we propi *e in oiler the i/siestion npmi ?U??d*
he may riit'ijh'rti them, and in r?f? fence to whirls
' to may exert ins ingemrty in anlintying honest
inquiries. And to it an re its eompUtr riparat-.m*
: from all * do issue#, ami all col ateral topics, see wilk
In s? t! r S|<nr'an*s o mpos tor to print it in itnlirsi
Is it rlrs.inble?is it politiral'y fair and just
* ?fur the /imperii/-holders of the ?N'tote to bs lux
1 ed, erery year, to the ant iunt of ?-Ja,IH?".
. fund i* ;'ii m to one out of fire male colleges. '
irhere coinparatirefy few ran bs educated, and
i rhere those few urr charged just as mnrh, in addition
to irhat the Slate fire#, a* they w-u d he
L- ' charged at hny other college in the I'mted
Is it just and fair that men. who do not, ceortol
and Will not patronize an institution a* learn
,utf> I'iot a charitable institution., should he-tvxrei
for the maintenance of that institution 7
Is it expedient ? is it commendable ?that he
ploughman should hare lis earnings extorted
' from hi h to support a Co'ltge for the rich, in.ualy,
(hut icheie the rick here to jay alt il tmre.)
, which college 11ics not sufficiently command pub
lie confidence to sustain itself; nod thai.ton. after
mid I allege has already dt awn from the people's
tares mure than tea hundred thousand dollars*
. t Now, here is work enough for the IC*pr*?r
out hnvillff it augmented or r?.inoIio-il. .1 ?.- no
v-yiiu?* or il?> ur* V .itor'f. I^c-t that ica<iud
uiuiiii' tli .t /At Oillf ji' il'i-* a?4 ruki the S?.n?;
* thai all i.ur retieetiona arc lit** nvuli and pfisp* UK
, "f li ?i;.;">iuU?l (IlllVii , thai dt I ... ^.rzed
j ii'illi ?_ ; lli.it aiur *i?iu'iu* or.s are n'l ilh>ff 'ifi!; in ^
short, strikeout all vrc liar.- Hi,-, , li a< i gouty
' tin' *t ilk- Mil paragraphs abort-, mil whcp i: Ex
I pteit li:ui tHUWiTnl ibi'V qtK^HwIis t'l the Satin :>e
j lion .?f plain, honiht, right-minded nteti. ti?< u wc
will plon-l amity to the charge of error aad dctu- *
' i moii, ami rvr ire quietly.
^ We liavc been forced most rehtrl.inily t -penk
t much nn J often in ih' te artii'lm of ourteif. We
r inu-t b g indulgence if ?? aid iinothct inrn.rspk
oi the ego-graphic character, induce! to do >?? only
< by the manner in winch the lCxpie?< has smu:lit to
a make capital our t f imputed p< raonal iuiKi*r? involved
in otir |iol.tio;il lifi .
The charges of "d-snppointed nntbiliow." "sonr
c oil ta niper," and the like, have U-rn nutde |>y the
e i Expte**, im accutmiing, by way t?l motive, lor our
antagonism to tho "Ci'llrgiiiti' govcriinu nt ''
Hare wc had enure !r>. sonr tamper?for d>?appointmctit?lor
mi-iitith ropie si ntinunif The Kxl"
pri-.?? never committed a grcntir error?never sufr?
fered a more palpable and market! alluein.ition,
j than when it labored under that drluf.on! The
*"ii ot a lariner?taught from early boyhood to
I abnr with our hands?the compan:oti of the plough
' ami the nxe?taught to depend on our own exer|io:is
f.ir lurcrw, instead of wealth or "first family'*
prestige?blessed with n go< al idm-aticn inot thin
no* at the College)?privileged to enter early
s one t'f I he i?>-ealled "learned profi saions"? eticourd
aged by n full m< asure of suceess in the preecrM'iow
?>f ts dunes?trusted and In noted by ni| honest and *
respectable constituency id freemen? never having
forfeited that generous confidence?cheered by a
c most grill living success as a legislator, having Cw Wd
n only ?i.v i me i-tir--! nrppstd by t during owr
t ; ublio career?having uniformly received the
attention and respvet of the House with whieh ws
>! acted, in which wo i-ctVeil?having voluntarily j
if I ritirod ot.ly when called to another post of duly?
lt ; anc'iond safely n quiet moorings. at the age
rf Thirty-:hice?possessing in a most gratifying
! nctsure the confidence of the c-.nutry and clins
ti.ni community win re we arc knewn? having
0 newr ox p. ii? nccd any pecumary or politics! re(j.
vemea?Id. ssrd nud happy in our *k*isJ aud domestic
relations?with the prospect, by the btess11
ing of tind, ol n bright, useful snd heart-cheering
1 future. I- this?are these?the subject-matter of
v disappointment ( What would success bet.
For all tins we arc devoutly thankful, first, !o
Almighty Providence, for so much good; next, to
" the good people <?l the District in which wt wer?
l? horn and renr?-d, among whom w? Hv?, among
whom ? e hope to the, nn<l to whoa ? will be
qacsith ot?r children! Dear?dear Ksprew, wo
0 arc no disappointed nvjaulhtvpe: wc are indeed
" grateful, contented and happy. We entertain th?
t. k-ndvitt feeling* for yot??for nil those friends who
lt difler with it* nhont the S C. College, or anything
i else. Wo renlly dwell in an ntmoaphcre above
tlmt murky region of personal broil, or personal
c malignity. lo.-*|?cctfolly, &c., VIATOR.
The divorce applied f<e hy Rev. I>r. Cos, of
? I New Y?rk, mi refaed. litis case ha* been foly
lowi-d by another, white the wife of * Rev. Mr.
it Morris applie* for divorce o? account of til-1rent
tin ut. Counter affidavits allege intoxication by tb?
r | We h-aru from the Koowee Courier that N,
. Symtne? and Arm is* end Burt, of Pendleton, kft
lit It for Kamt*. .loci S'erle. <f IVfceu?. hr*
* n'-o st ir id.

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