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1 rrv .-7. rOT ,4 8 - . '..-"v'--.-.-'', .'- : ' ' '"W V J"-vf-",' iTnAGW A,l) VlCTOHYi." V- " t fii;!.' ' r ' BALEIGH. WENDESDAY. JDNE 14. 1854. . -FOR GOVERNOR : THOHAS BRAGG, OF NORTHAMPTON COCNTY. . pemocratic Republican Ticket for Wake. ; ' FOB'TIIE SENATE J GASTON H. WILDER. 1 FOR THE COMMONS: NATHANIEL G. RAND, ALSEY HUNTER, WILSON W. WHITAKER: MESSRS. ROGERS AND PUR YEAR. The vote of these gentlemen against the Nebraska wd Kansas bill, finds but few defenders in thi3 State. Excuses, it is true, have been . offered for them ; but no press, even of the most confirmed submission or der ventures fully to justify and sustain them. The jester, it must be admitted, would be more than pleased to sustain and commend them for their course ; but Mr. Badger and Mr. Kerr voted the other my, and that paper is bound, as a matter of policy and without reference to either principle or Southern rights, to go with both sides. Even Gen. Dockery speaks out against them, and says he would have voted with Messrs. Badger and Kerr. The excuse rendered by these gentlemen is that the Clayton amendment, prohibiting foreigners from voting in organizing and carrying forward the gov ernment of the Territories, was not retained by the House in the bill. This amendment, it is confessed, Jid not render the bill objectionable especially to the people of this State ; but we have the word of jlr. Clingman, who has never been suspected of nnting attachment to our peculiar interests as slave holders, that this amendment, though not wrong in theory, would have led " to no practical results, and fas moved by anenemy of the bill merely to em barrass its friends in the North." Mr. Clingman, therefore, voted to strike it out It will not be pre tended that Messrs. Puryear and Rogers are more watchful of Southern interests or sounder on the slavery question than Thomas L. Clingman. ':'. .Again: The practice of Congress in passing Ter ritorial bills has not been uniform on this subject. The following extract from the Washington Union embodies the facts in the ense : ' " Exception having been taken to our remark, that the Nebraska bill as it passed the House, with out the Clayton amendment which amendment was intended to prevent unnaturalized citizens from en joying tiie right of sufFrage in Nebraska and Kansas -was follow ed out the example set in the bills or ganizing the Territories. of Utah, New Mexico, and Washington, we have examined the Statutes at Large, and find that while we were partially mistaken in regard to the acts organizing Utah and New Mexico where unnaturalized citizens were permitted to vote at the first election alone yet that in Washing ton and Oregon Territories the declaration of the in tention to become a citizen, and the taking of an oath to support the constitution of the United States, was the only qualification necessary to constitute an un naturalized citizen a voter. The Iowa and Wiscon sn territorial Jaws all citizens to vote at the first elec tion and to hold offices. In Missouri while a Terri tory, all residents voted on certain conditions not in volving naturalization ; and in Minnesota Territory unnaturalized citizens vote after swearing to support tie constitution and declaring their intentions, &c. In every instance all residents over twenty-one 3-ears of a?e voted at the first territorial elections, and in four of the eight cases given naturalization was not required to constitute a voter." . So it will be seen the action of Congress in this respect has been both ways. It must be remember ed, in this connection, that the Nebraska and Kan sas bill expressly declares that it is " the true intent nd meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into my Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, kt to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form d regulate their domestic institutions in their own wy, subject only to the Constitution of the United States." It is further declared that no one shall hold in said Territories who shall not have taken an Mb to support the provisions of this act ; and it therefore follows inevitably' whatever may be the in fluences brought to bear 'against domestic slavery, m no member of the Territorial Legislature can wfo to prohibit slavery ' without committing pekju- w- Let these facts be borne in mind any member of the Territorial Legislature' who shall vote either 10 Prohibit or establish slavery" will do so in direct wd palpable opposition to the above provision, which Tas sworn to observe; This; . therefore, leaves toe matter where it properly- belonss, to the people 10 Convention assembled, when they shall frame their Constitution and ask for admission into the Union a State. This view of the question alone, it seems 8 is a fSjl and sufficient answer to the objection 10 toe bill urged by Messrs. Puryear and Rogers. . e think the people of this and of Mr. Puryear's strict will concur with us when we say that we Tc luitc as much confidence in the opinion of Mr. ger on a question like this as wo have in that of "essrs. Pni.,r j t it. r j 11.. m I 'on am Pricke, A hi in s - - "'j-mi wiu itogers. lie preierreu me viajr ' amendment, and expressed his regret that it was n out of the bill ; but he nevertheless declar- yiiue in me senate, on tne z-itn Aiay, tnai -aendment was not a paramount matter with f and that he "sliould not be for loiina the bill the amendment. " See Daily Globe of '3 otn. --j Messra T i'Vv." . mycar anu itogers are nig paruzans we ttost deriiWl ".Tin .for. Buppose that even on a question involving w Ur Pecu'iar interests as a people, they entirelv fi j-- prejudices. - Araeepr-seuica aisiiKe 01 " vus'as, tne author of, the measure, and of ""Went IW k .t--i. ISt. --., U1U WUUIC Weigllt VI WUUBC ttUUllU- turown in its favor, may have operated 'hem and tn -a. j lb.; al,y when coupled withthe fact that the j 01 tne free States was en masse against - .. - . utterly a- ' "u,ca was most likely, ir passed, to Prt vhe and destroy-that party as a national 11 Nit; , can De rendered for almost any act 4tint. D utthe People will look at events, and at nta and surroundings of gentlemen, and Jungly . thereafter. ' ' ''"W 'h"Vit attention to the interesting detter h CorreBpondent, in another col- lt m well repay peruseL T ? : X -11 t ;tde wniG part 'dissolved.. . ,It must how be apparent : to r every one, After the united and bitter opposition of "the Whigs of the free -States to' the Nebraska' bill, that ' Southern "Whigs can no longer co-operate J with Northern Whigs. , Forty-four Democrats in the House, from theFree States, voted for that bill, but not one Whtg from tne Fre Slates toted for it and in view of this startling fact, coupled with others, all going to show the inveterate opposition of Northern Whigs to the constitutional rights of the slavehold ing States, the Editor of the Petersburg Intelligencer, a leading and decided Whig, speaks out as follows : " The Whig- Party. To any one of the slightest obsvation, it must be very apparent that what was once known as the whig party has ceased to exist The name now used signifies nothing, and represents nothing in a national sense of the word. The so called whigs of the North have not one feeling in common with the whigs of the South, and it is idle for sections so antagonististic to attempt to unite in electing a candidate for the presidency. These facts have, much -against our will, been forced upon us by the action of the whigs of th North. For a time there were some who held out, or seemed to hold out, against the fanatical attempts upon the Union made by its enemies the abolitionists ; but these at last have been carried off by " the heady current " of frce-soilism, and now the South has not one friend among the influential whigs of the North, except Millord Fillmore, upon whom she could rely for aid and support in maintaining her constitutional rights. This is a melancholy statement, the truth of which cannot even be doubted. People may wish it were otherwise, but fire and water will as soon harmonize as southern whigs and northern free-soilers. The northern whigs have not only deserted the wjjigs of the South, but have added insult to injury. Their tone is that of superior to inferior. Their language is, " Gentlemen of" the South : You want too much ; and we cannot yield to your demands. As long as you were content with what ice were willing to con cede to you, it was all very well ; but now that you have set up for yourselves, it is quite another thing." Such language presupposes a vassalage on the part of the South which, as a southern man, we indig nantly deny and repel. We beg nothing at the hands of the North ; but demand, and will in the end compel, a respect for our constitutional rights. " The southern wh'gs having thus been deserted by the hypocrites of the North, who so long played a double game with us, the question will necessarily arise as to what is our true policy. In the absence of something which we cannot now rationally expect, we cannot believe that the whigs of the South will consent to be represented in a so-called whig nation al convention. To go into such a body would be to place their throats at the points of the knives of the free-soil butchers. It would be an endorsement of treachery, and a vile submission to multiplied wrongs and insults. Should this view of the subject be taken by southern whigs generally, as we sin cerely hope it may, it will then be necessary to take some other action. We sincerely wish that the sug gestion we are about to make had come commended to the party by more age, experience, and position than we can boast of. Humble, however, as we may be, our advice is the prompting of a heart devoted to a cause for which we have privately and publicly struggled for the last seventeen years, and which we will never abandon. We throw out, then, for the consideration of our southern whig brethern, the suggestion of holding a southern whig conven tion in some central point of the South say Colum bus, Ga., for instance either during the coming autumn or in the next sprig, to consider of the poli cy and duty of the whigs of the South. Although the whigs of the South may never be able to elect a whig of their choice tt the presidency, they can ex ercise an influence most potent for good. Upon one great subject they can act with the democrats of the South.. They can co-operate for the acquisition of Cuba, and thus place two s'ave States in the way of northern nererrcssion. while it would throw open to southern enterprise and southern cities the trade of the most fertile and beautiful island of the ocean. The true and best mode of resisting northern aggression is to foster and develop, bv all possible expedients, our own vast and incalculable resources. Build up New Orleans, Mobile, Charleston, Savannah, and Norfolk, and in turn they will build up the interior cities and towns, and place the South in a condition to laugh to scorn the threats of the abolitionists. The holding of such a convention as we propose may be termed sectional. Well, let it be so. It s sectional, and meant to be so. What arc the northern whig: now doine? Actins sectionallv for the purpose of violating the constitution. Look attheir votes on the Nebraska bill, and then see if it will lav in their mouths to rebuke the whigs the South for hold ing a sectional convention to devise ways and means to protect the constitution from their own ruthless assaults." Reader ! show this article to your neighbors, and let them see what an honorable and high-spirited Whig thinks and says of Northern Whiggery. Many of the leaders in this State, Gen. Dockery at their head, will still labor to hold the Whigs in this State in alliance with Grecly and Seward; but the effort will be in vain the masses will spurn all such Frcesoil movements, (for though the intent may not be so, the movement is Freesoil,) and go with those who are truest to their vital interests and rights. Remember that Gen. Dockery, in his remarks in this place, after being, asked by Mr. Bragg whether ho would go again into National Con vention with these Northern Whigs, and what he would do with reference to the cry of repeal of the Nebraska bill raised by them, said he would wait and see ! wait and see what the incendiary, with the torch flaming in his hand, would do ! Remem ber that, ye Southern Rights' Republicans of North Carolina. g We invite the attention of persons wanting machinery to the Card of II. G. Bruce, Esq., in our paper of to-day. Mr. Bruce, who is a practical me chanic and engineer, and who is in every respect a judge of machinery, offers facilities in this line of business of which many persons in want of machi nery will gladly avail thamselvcs. lie is not only competent to judge and determine as to what is wan ted to do given work, but he will have it in his pow er, from a thorough knowledge of machinery of all kinds, and of the business arrangements of the man ufacturers, to obtain the best bargain for those who may employ him. Wc may as well add, for the in formation of those unacquainted personally with Mr. Bruce, that he is a gentleman of excellent business habits and of the strictest integrity. We think the Editor of the Fayetteville Ar gus, after his late vain-glorious boastings of his tri umph over Mr. Bragg at Rockfish, might well afford to retire for a time to private life. lie is literally covered with glory in his own estimation. We be lieve he blows his own trumpet quite as well as he does Gen. Dockery 's; and he would be fully the General's equal in demolishing every thing generally if he could only get a fair chance, and improve it, of speaking at a free negro hanging. The General is just one ahead of him on that score. Fire. The fine new house of Dr. N. L. Stith, near this place, on the Hillsborough road, was de stroyed by fire on Saturday night last Dr. Stith had bestowed much expense and attention upon the premises, and designed adding to the building which was consumed, which would have made his residence the costliest and best in the community. There was no insurance, The fire is supposed to have been the work of an incendiary. N " . . -.- - v.,.- -;r : 53?" The Hon. Roland Jones, member of the House of Representatives from the State of s Louis iana has been in our "city for several days past Mr. Jones is a native of Rowan County, in this State - ." THE FEDERAL 1 COURT. At the late term of the Federal Court, "held in this City, the United State's' Attorney Mr. Dick; after looking' into' thematter . announced his purpose .not to prosecute Mr John B. Woodfin any further, and on the trial of James Johnson for forgery he called Mr. Woodfin to the stand as a witness. YVV hear from every one that he acquitted himself in the most creditable and praiseworthy manner. His account was clear, minute and candid. ' Mr. Woodfin having claimed it, a jury was empan elled in his case, before he was called to the stand as a witness as above stated ; and the District Attorney declared that he was Ratified of his innocence, and should offer no evidence against him. The jury re turned a verdict accordingly. On this the Counsel of Mr. Woodfin stated that with the permission of the District Attorney they would say, that Mr. Woodfin was a man of most excellent character, and that they were satisfied that every man who had witnessed the trial was convinced of his innocence of any offence legal or moral in the transaction ; to which the jury, who were men of high character and excellent sense, responded that they were so satisfied. " The case of Johnson was argued at considerable length, and the jury returned the verdict of not guilty in about ten minutes. We give the presentment by the Grand J ury of the Federal Court of the late resistance to the law in Boston : The Grand Jurors of the U. S. District Court for the District of North Carolina, having concluded the business before them, think it proper not to ad journ without calling public attention to the fact, that without a single exception the laws and treaties of the United States, within this District, have been so faithfully observed and executed since the last term of the Court, that they have not found any vi olation of the same on the part of any of the citi zens of this District No citizen of the State of Massachusetts, in particular, or of any other State, has been insulted, or delayed, or defeated, in the assertion of his rights, or the recovery of his pro perty ; nor have they found any combination or un lawful assemblage to defeat the supreme law of the land. The peace and dignity of the Union have been so secure, and obedience to law, so universal and spontaneous, that, never for an instant has a recourse to any other power, than the calm decision of the proper Court, been found necessary. In melancholy contrast with this happy condition of affairs, they present the recent outrages within the jurisdiction of the Federal Court of the District of Massachusetts. Within the last few weeks, a cit izen of Virginia named Suttle, having invoked, at Boston, the aid of the U. b. Conrt for the recovery of his property, using only such means as are pro vided by the Constitution, and a law made in pur suance thereof, has been subjected to ruinous delays and expenditure, while for the purpose of constrain ing him to abandon the constitutional rights involved therein, and at the same time the territory of the District of Massachusetts, a groundless and malic:ous prosecution has been instituted against him. Nor is this all. For, obtaining at last, by the judgement of the proper officer, possession of his property, and attempting to return with the same to his own State, an armed mob, in open day, have obstructed his return, and attempted forcibly to rescue it from his possession. In this gross and treasonable viola tion of the laws of the United States, many persons reputed and believed by us, to be of standing and respectability in that community pai t:cipated, and a gross murder was perpetrated, upon the body of one James Batchelder, an asUtant Marshall of the United States, while in the discharge of his sworn duties, and executing an order of the said Court Circumstances like these, frequently occurring there, have seriously impaired the confidence of the people of this District in the administration of jus tice in the District of Massachusetts ; and while tiiey admire the promptness and energ3' with which Franklin Pierce, the Chief Magistrate of the Union, has met the occasion, they cannot but regret that in the District of Massachusetts, the laws of the country have to be upheld by the exhibition of military pow er. And the Grand Jurors aforesaid, take leave to return to the President their thanks and the thanks of the people of this District, for this important service to the whole country in maintaining Law and Order within the District cf Massachusetts, and congratulate him and the country that while from the indications the present condition of things in this District afford, no military force will scarcely ever be needed here, to sustain the law among the peo ple of North Carolina, without any aid of U. S. sol diers, there will always be found a standing power, sufficient to vindicate the majesty of the laws, and to punish treason to the Constitution whether com mitted by individuals, or by bodies of men, however numerous, N. G. RAND, Foremax. Eli Yates, M. Williams, Evan Ht Mohoax, Jos. II. Cook, G. M. Lewis. Alfred B.'Ykin, G. W. Fooshee, T. McCracken, John H. Clarke, E. H. Morgan, Jos. B. Stone, J. H. Yarborougd, C Monroe, W. M. Blackwood, James FrLLER, Wm. B. Mason, WniTAKER. WiLLia " BRAGG'S BATTERY. " Our readers, many of whom are looking with in terest to the progress of Mr. Bragg in the campaign, will find in another column brief accounts of his speeches at Oxford and Yanceyville, together with some notice of Gen. Dockery at Jackson, on his way from the hanging in Halifax to his appointment in Person. We learn that Mr. Bragg and Gen. Dockery met asrain in Greensboroush on Thursday last and that the triumph of the former in the discussion was alike signal and brilliant. The Grecnsborough Whigs were, for the most part, much depressed at the re sult of the discussion, while the gallant little band of Democrats there were in the highest spirits. "Bragg's Battery" is telling with most destructive effect upon the wavering lines of the opposition. With a "little more grape" now and then, and the united support of his friends, the field will be his on the first Thursday in August A Noble Roman. On the occasion of the final passage of the Nebraska bill in the Senate Mr. Tou cey, Democratic Senator from Connecticut, said he had been instructed by the present Whig-Abolition Legislature of that State to vote against the bill. " After mature reflection, " he added, he had come to the conclusion to disobey these instructions, and obey the instructions of the Constitution. " He vo ted for the bill, while Mr. Gillette, the new Senator, who had just been elected by the Abolitionists and Whigs, voted against it. He, a Democrat, and though a member irom a iree otate, siasea uimseu ior tne Constitution and the rights of the South ; yet Messrs. Rogers and Puryear, Whigs, and Mr. Millson, Dem ocrat, from slaveholdmg btates, voted the other way with Gillette and Giddings. By the way, what re ward is in store for Gen. Millson? It is impossible, it seems to us, that the Democracy of his District can approve his" course. VERY ACCOMMODATING. The Federal Whigs of Orange, in their late meet ing to nominate candidates for the Assembly, paesed the following Resolution : " Jiesolted, That we heartily approve of the course of our Senator in Congress, the Hon. breorge Jfi. Badger, anb of our Representative, the Hon. Sion H. Rogers. " - ...v; - : - . The consistency of tha above, as well as the Very accommodating spirit of the Orange Federalists will be perceived when it is remembered that Mr. Badger . voted for and Mr. Rogers against the Nebraska bill. I -5 - r- - ? tThctollowi mg- among other Resolutions, was I adopted by a late meeting of the Federalists of Row ; -2&?rv1?hal arijr attempl to rob Spain of the Island of Cubai either by adopting that most iniqui tous and disgraceful proposition of Senator Slidell 01 authorizing tne President in the recess of Cong ress to suspend our neutrality laws, or by making war upon Spain to prevent her from giving freedom to her slave population in that Island, would dishon or the American name, and establish a doctrine ut terly destructive of the great fundamental principle of Republican government, the right of the people to regulate their own domestic concerns as they may see fit, uncontrolled by the- feelings, wishes, or in stitutions of any other nation. " This Resolution was offered by Hon. Nathaniel Boyden, and is every way worthy of the man who disgraced the seat he occupied, and reflected upon the patriotism of his constituents, by voting in Con gress in 1846 or 18-tf, to withdraw the American troops from Mexico to close the war bv backing out before Santa Anna and the Mexicans. Of course Mr. Boyden is for Gen. Dockery for Governor. This Resolution presents certainly a very cordial welcome to the Hon. Mr. Barringcr, on the occasion of his return to his home in that vicinity Mr. Bar ringer, who, it is understood, is warmly in favor of the acquisition of Cuba, and who would doubtless re gard the emancipation of the slaves there as afford ing ample justification for this government to take and hold the island. But neitker Mr. Barringer nor the people of Rowan and the surrounding Counties are to be judged of or committed on this important question by anything which emanates from Mr. Boy den. They will be found, at the proper time, on the side of their country and the peculiar institutions of the South. Commencevent at Wake Forest. Wc had the pleasure, on Thursday last, of witnessing the closing exercises of Wake Forest College, and spent a pleas ant morning in the midst of a large concourse as sembled for the same purpose. On Wednesday, we learn that the address before the literary societies was delivered by the Rev. T. G. Jones, of Norfolk, Va. In the afternoon of the same day the Rev. Ba sil Manly, of Richmond, Va., delivered an address on education, and the valedictorj' sermon was preach ed at night by the Rev. Mr. Tucker, of Alexandria. The exercises on Thursday commenced about 11 o'clock, in the Chapel of the Institution. A brass band from Petersburg was in attendance, and the procession of officers and students having formed in the campus in front, entered the building amid the inspiring strains of instrumental music. Prof. Owen, presiding, live -oung gentlemen, the gradu ates of the occasion, delivered their addresses in or der, and in a style and manner that would have done credit to any institution. The names of those who received diplomas, are John II. Mills, of Halifax, Vir ginia 5 Thomas 1J. Pritchai d, Davie County, North Carolina; John C. Patterson, Orange Co., North Car olina ; Josuph J. Williams, of Pitt, and Rufus P. Jones, of Wake. At a meeting of the Trustees du ring the commencement cxercisee, the Rev. Mr. Win- gate, now agent for the College, and Prof. Henson of Murtreesboro institute were appointed to nil two of the vacant chairs. An cliort will be made to secure the services of some well qualified gentleman lor the Presidency, and also to raise a handsome fund for the more liberal endowment of the institution. On Thursday evening the college grounds became the scene of cheerful festivity, and many ladies and gentlemen remained to participate in the pleasure of the night. The weather was delicious, and when we left by regular mail train, there was every prospect that the occasion would have a brilliant close. Weekly Post. Metropolitan Seminary. We had the pleasure (says the Weekly Post) of witnessing a part of the closing exercises of this institution under the care of the Rev. Mr. M'Dowell, on Thursday of last week, and of observing the evidences afforded by the ex amination of the fidelity of the teachers and the dil igence of the pupils. The Latin class translated passages from Horace with case and readiness. The young ladies were equally prompt in their" responses to the many questions propounded to them in vari ous other studies. Two of them, constituting the graduating. class, received handsome diplomas. We sincerely hope that Mr. M'Dowell may be encouraged at his next session by large additions to his promi sing school. J ' Additional JVcws by the Herman. Admiral Napier, after eight hours' bombardment, destroyed the fortress of Gustafsweren, at the en trance to the Gulf of Finland, and 1,500 Russians were taken prisoners. The British steamer Tiger taken by the Russians near Odessa had been burnt The Paris correspondent of the London Times says : A combined attack on Crimea by iand and sea had been resolved upon at Constantinople. It was reported from Vienna that Russia had con cluded treaties with Persia, Bokhara, and Khiva, and is to keep a subsidiary force in these states. A squadron of Spanish steames was preparing at Cadiz to sail for Cuba in July, lroops are to leave in June for the same destination. The Niagara at Boston. Boston, June 8. The steamer Niagara arrived at her wharf at 10 o clock this morning. Her mails were despatched to New York by this morning's train. Advices irom Jierlin state tnat an the troops in Poland are on the march to the Baltic provinces. India, China, &c. The India overland mail arrived at Tnest with dates from Calcutta to the 29 th April; China, March 12th, and Australia to March 29th. Trade at Calcutta was dull. The patriot army in China was advancing towards Pekm. It was reported that the Americans have estab lished friendly relations with Japan. The yield of the Australian gold diggings was m- creasinir. Business at ovdney was dull the mar ket overstocked. Gold was in advance of the stand ard pricn. Inauguration of a Governor, &c. Concord, N. H., June 8. The Legislature met in convention this morning, and elected democrats to fill the vacancies in the Senate and House. Gov. Baker was inaugurated this afternoon. The proces sion for the inauguration embraced the legislative committee, the city government, several military and fire companies, with three bands of music. The Governor's message was practical, and mostly treat ed of local matters, briefly alluding to national poli tics. It fully endorses tne administration. In the House, Mr. Flanders, of Manchester, (whig.) introduced a series of resolutions opposing the dis turbance of the Missouri compromise, and the ex tension of slavery in the Territories condemning the conduct of Messrs. Norns, Williams, and Harry Hibbard, and laudine tne action or Messrs. Kittcridge and Morrison on the Nebraska bill. In Sampson, Thos. I. Faison, Esq, is the demo cratic candidate for the Senate, and Dr. . F. Shaw and Col. Geo. H. Daughtry, democrats, are can diates for the Commons. Col. Gaston Meares is the democratic candidate for the Commons in Brunswick County, and Danl L. Russell Esq. is the whig candidate. Hon. Asa Biggs is the democratic candidate for Senator in Martin and Washington Counties. Carolinian. Ftrsjrr. The funniest thing we haye seen in the papers for some time, is a long article written by somebody for the Greensboroueh Patriot, to prove that the Whigs in the Legislature of 1848'49 were the friends and supporters of t ree bunrage, and that the Democrats were opposed to it. Wonders" will never cease, nor decrease in magnitude, judging by this effort to prore -Wh$s original j I ree Suffrage men. War. News, ;The Hon. Daniel TurnerofWarrenton, His stated, has declined the office tendered him -by the President, of Naval Storekeeper att San Francisco,' California., ; 3 - :? . : '. : . ; i': ' 5. Correspondence of. the Standard. V-; ''"-: "Oxford,; June' 8; 1854 ', Mr. Editor T '.The discussion between the candiv dates for the office of Governor took place at Brass:. field's yesterday and here to-day, , ;At ;Brassfield8 Gen. Dockery opened, touching upon free suffrage common schools, internal improvements; distribution &c. In the course of his remarks bo admitted that he had in the Convention of 1835 voted in favor of retaining the principle of voting to such free negroes as bad some property, baid be thought it was good policy, because allowing some to vote would make them side with the whites in case of an insur rection." 'Wonderful wisdom I. Does he think so now ? Gen. Dockery in his remarks was exceed ingly coarse and violent, so much so that I doubt not his friends were ashamed of his conduct Mr. Bragg in bis reply was triumphantly victorious; Every body saw it, and Gen. Dockery must have- felt it He took up and debated in an able, lucid and mas terly manner, all the political questions of the day ; he exposed the absurdity of Gen. Dockery's argu ments, if arguments they can be called, and denoun ccd his tricks and glaring inconsistencies. I will not attempt to give you a full account, but only a sketch of the day's operations. At Oxford Mr. Bragg led off in a speech of about an hour and a half, which for statesmanlike ability and splendid eloquence has seldom been equalled in North Carolina. No question was omitted and in every one he argued and proved the consistency and purity of Democratic doctrine. Gen. D. replied in a speech which I suppose no human stenographer could have taken down at the time, and still less is it possible to give any regular analysis of it He mount ed that immortal Whig hobby distribution; said he in tended to travel slowly with it, and certainly he did ; he rambled, raved, compared education to a rock, in fact, sir, it was no speech at all it was Gen. Alfred Dockery holding forth. Mr. Bragg . in his rejoinder was entirely triumphant ; his opponents felt it, and his frinds were enthusiastic. But Mr. Editor I write, not with the intention of giving you anything like a full account of the discussion here, but to let you and the friends of Mr. Bragg throughout the State know that the Democracy of Granville are determin ed to give him their cordial, united and enthusiastic support ; they are delighted with him, and the grati fication of seeing and hearing him has aroused the enthusiasm of the party. One other point in the discussion I will mention and trouble you no further. In the latter part of the discussion, Mr. Bragg put the question to Gen. Dockery whether he was or was not willing to see an open Convention called, and Gen. Dockery refused to answer by giving an evasive reply. Therefore the people of Granville do not know whether Gen. Dockery is or is not for an open Convention. Will he answer? We shall see. Bragg and victory are our watch words, and we confident ly expect Thomas Bragg to be our next, Governor. GRANVILLE. Gaston, June 9, 1854. Gen. Dockery, distinguished for " firmness of pur pose and great strength 01 intellect made his ap pearance at Northampton Court on Monday evening, by the bye, we have it from Mr. Bragg himself that if Gen. D. cr.me to Northampton he would deceive him and left on Tuesday morning after exhibiting himself and telling a few dry and chatty anecdotes. at which the Whigs smiled I supposed to please the Gen. He was urged to speak by the Democrats, and promised a reply, but he wisely declined ; conclud ing, I presume, that his anti-republican notions would have little effect upon the friends, neighbors and countymen of Thomas Bragg. A knowledge of his usefulness to the people of Northampton for the last twenty years and a high ppreciat.on of his valuable services, integrity and great moral worth, would cer tainly ha"e survived, if they had not received fresh vigor and strength from the windy declamation of a "noisy and fussy old demagogue." How does it happen that Mr. B. is filling Gen. D's. appointments and the latter speaking elsewhere? Perhaps Gen. D. considers Mr. B. not a Very agreeable travelling companion, although an a.niable, pleasant and estim able ccntleman. I understand that the General made a speech the other day in Halifax on the occasion of the execution of a free nejrro. Beautiful idea, isn't it ? A free negro hanging in the village of Halifax and a political speech by Gen. Alfred Dockery, who voted in the Convention of '35 in favor of extending the right of sunmge to that degraded race, contrary to the wishes of the people of .North Carolina. -J5. Yanceyviille, June 6, 1854. Dear Sir : We have to-day had Mr. Bragg with us, and not only has he fully satisfied his friends but even his opponents say, his firm and elevated views of all the political topics touched by him show him to be a candidate worthy of the sufii-ages of an intel ligent people. To those of us who regard the uisti tution of slavery with favor, and the hostility of Northern men with dissatisfaction and regret. Mr. Bragg was peculiarly acceptable. Having often heard of Gen. Dockery s hostility to South Carolina by reason of her firm resistance to the encroachments of Northern men, and his resolve to Use all means necessary to crush these efforts, it was to our slave holders a matter of curiosity as well as anxiety to hear this strange doctrine coming from Gen. Dock- cry who, though ignorant, as he says, was yet born m a alaVe state and seeks to rule over slaveholders. But we were disappointed. Gen. Dockery did not fill the appointment he made here. He dodged-. It may be that he thought he would gain more in the breach than in tbe performance; and it Air. JJragg replies to the General with the ability characterizing his effort here today, the General may well shun him and Jail in bis own appointments. All were pleased with Mr. Bragg's calm and statesman-like views, ard our Democracy are prepared to give him their full strength in August, and thereby preserve our State from the rule and ruin of Whig politicians. DIED, At the residence of her brother, in Florida, Dr. Edward Bradford, Mrs. Rebecca B.JIilton, wife of R. B. Hilton, Esq. Also, in Florida, in thetiSth year of his age, Rev. Da vid S. McBride. Also, in Vernon, West Florida. Miss Eliz abeth A. Lunar, a native of Brunswick, N. C. E NGINEKRlXti. TIIE UNDERSIGNED IS PREPARED TO FURNISH pluus, specifications, and estimates, and to contract for STEAM ENGINES and BOILERS, SAW AND GRIST MILLS, MINING MACHINERY, HOISTING, AND PUMPING ENGINES, TOBACCO PRESSES AND SCREWS, AND Machinery of Every Description. Being a practical Machinist, and havinar bad seven vears experience in North Carolina, I am fully aware of tbe wants of the people, and I can safely say that my facilities for fur nishiug good Machinery at fair prices ate unsurpassed. 1 will uuv particular attention to outline- un anr niachiuerr iu any part of the States of North and South Carolina. Agent for McCIintock's patont Safety Valve, aud Scott's patent Brick Machine, Ac. Ac Z4f ah letters to receive attention must be post-paid. HENRY G. BRUCE, Consulting Engineer, Raleigh, N. C. 13 The Charlotte Democrat and Salisbury Hauner will please publish b times and forward accounts to this office for payment. FEMALE SCHOOL, HILLSBOROUGH, N. C. Mr. &. Mrs. Bcewell, Principals. Maj. Frederick Zerr laut. Professor of Music, Drawing and Paintinc and Mod ern Languages. TERMS PER SESSION, (2U WEEKS. J Board and tuition, $80,00 Music on Piano or Guitar, 20,00 Use of Instrument for practice, 5,X)0 Modern Languages, each, ll,00 Drawing and painting, from $10 to 20 The next session commences on Wednesday the 12th of July. For fin "urthcr particulars, address Rcr. Robert Burwell. Hillsborough, June 6, 1854. 1026 w6w. OTEJj IJT HILLSBOROUGH FOR SALE. We offer for sale that valuable Dronertv in Hillxhnr. ough, known as the "UNION HOTEL," near the Court House. The terms made to suit the curchaser. PoaaMsinn given tile first of January next. . A. IS. if not sold it will be rented as usual. LONG, WEBB A CO., June 13, 1354. 1028 w6w. mt. aaiti'a suhwol, KALEIGH, N. C. Tha 9Xh Term of this School will commence on th 6th Julv 1 sra. and continue five months. The following term will com mence on the 6th January, 1855. - For a circular, containing full details, apply to the Reo tor. . , -. . ; June 12,18: ; ; ; v 60lA rikAJr . RIVER,."' INSTITUTE THE PALI SESU AU'sion of this school, wilt commence on Monday the litth YaDoeyTille, June 18 186 8wj ,T H EM.A RKETii- RALEIGH MARIPp'.'i" XEPCRraft ros tok xoatH CAROt.ixV8Tii.-bx: FRESH PORK 8a 9tets. per lb. - C:- COTTOS- fet pet a,vV.. -.-V ' ITOKFdLK iLAttKElV"? rf'': REl'OKTED rO THK XOlfrH'-C A ROLfX A STAKttlb Br A: M. M'PHKBTERSA Co.) O WhdletaU (frocerr, Foncardiiif it 'ChmmUiion Jfdyduntili So: $ KtMxbfcs Squark - 5 " ' ' ; - .. ...'',.VO-v'.":'i--'. i?0.?.5 " BRB AbsHt) FFS The Recounts per Niagara and Aretitf are advene to breadstuff; bat Flour has continued o held its own with us owing to the lirht stipplVi We tjUoteS. F. 9 ; Extr Family 9 lo. Corn arriving Very slow lyauduo cuunire from our last "auotatioti&i :. - -t- fl iTTIl V 1Y..II I J ' - .., .i. Common ' pentine dull at 44 (on 4tei STAVES W. O. Pipe fSCj hhd; M $44 1 Db!:180 $31; Heading 70: R. O: hhd.tlull at $85 $36i' ' v BACOJJi Vtry dull with heavy itofefc So cUaoM to tiot s.oce our last. - LARD 10 lOJc: XT" T1 8carce of N lK parcels from stor 1.1JUJV inoipasion (g) W . 0: $1 23 aurni uysier sneus 20 c. y bushel imutaK.i.s Are quiet without change: . GUANO In good supply at prices befotd qdotedi 1 1 n ii .-.. . . . . . ... FAYETTEVILLB MAftSETi - . The market is tfell supplied Vvitt Adorf. 6dt nchlnW - "V- ln pr:ce. . . . . - The principal sales of COTTON were made fki 8i.- . CORN is scarce, aiid Wanted at $1 id Ui 1 13 per busheL The receipts of FLOUR afa lio-Tit: Sales from wagons on Thdrsdav at 3 25 for sunerflne. SPIRITS TURPENTINE is id better demand at an 1m- prorement of 2j cts. per gallon. : RAW TURP TINE, no change. Ouroliniaru WILMINGTON MARRETi dune lvi TURPENTINE But little Turniintine.afKTinff. and wd w . note a fair demandi Further sales yesWrdry of 118 bbl. at . $3 15 for virgin and $2 80 for yellow dip; 280 Us. Non on market this morninir that we know of. ' ' SPIRITS TURPENTINE In this article we bote a de cline of 1 cent on Thursday's figure. Sales made during yesterday of some40o bbls. at 8a cents per gallon. No sales this morning up to the time of closing our enquiries that we . hear of, and the market is quiet; parcels offering at 89 Cents. ROSIN Common Rosin is without change in-ptieej and wc note a fair demand ; stock light: Sales yesterday of 700 bals. at $1 10 for large-sized bbls: (820 lbs.) TAR. No transactions since yesterdays' report. Lust .... 1 . . wc-rfc 1.1.1 J report. iiaiut.il. sale ot only tworans at $11 $11 50if. $350 REWARD; , C v v PROCLAMATION By his Excellency, DAVID S. REID; Governor f tht StoU WHEREAS, IT HAB BEEN REPRESENTED TO me that James Shelo ("son of Roderick) and Til ' max Lakuers, both late of the County of Madisoik stand - charged With the murder of Drury Norton in said County; and that the said James Shelton and the said Tilruan Lau d ;i s have fled from justice and escaped beyond the limit of this State. Now, therefore,- to the end that the aforesaid James Shcl ton and Tilnian Landers may be apprehended arid brought to trial fr said offeucc',1 do hereby issue this my ProClamn-' tion offerin? a reward of Two Ifuiidrtd Dallara for thn nr. rest and delivery of the paid (fames Shelton to "the Sheriff of Madison County and On Hundred and Fifty JJollart fat the arrest (thd delivery of the said Tilman bunders to thd - sheriff of the same County. ' J , , , descripkJk i James Shelton is described to be 5. hit 9 ot -'l0 'inthe high, about S3 .years of age ; Weighs about 160 pound. Hat sandy colored liair and usually wears dark whiskers ; ooir.' plexion rather fair and face marked by the burning of pVw aer. Tilninn Landers is described to be abolit 5 feetr'9 or 10 inches high, about 25 years of ngc aud weighs upwards -of 1 50 pounds ; has light red hair; lWir completion, and when fpokcu to has a down cast look. . ; . -" .. Givcu under my hand and attested with fh rt o -1 Great Seal of the"State of North Carolina, at th t1" vJ City of Raleigh, this June the 61h, A. D. 1854. DAVID S. HEIDi ; By the Governor: .. -:. . , - . . - : HaiTi, F. Ada us, jr., Private Secrttaryi ." ' , : ' ,, Raleigh, June 13, 1854; . . ,, , lOStf-wV.- 5"-2ir Ashevilhi News Copy four 'week (it 'J .; ' BELLAMY'S HOTEL WARRENTON, N, a-' M3 The uudersigncd takes pleasure in informing the pub ' lie that she has cut rely refltted her house from celUr to gar x rett, and is now prepared to accotnuicnldtg all Who may pa , tronize her in the best style: She has added twenty rooms to the house, all of which, together with the old ones, (which bxv alt-been refitted,) are furnished with new and couifortabIe'fnrnUure tthd art pleasant and airy. ! . .1 ; The dining- saloon is large and pleAant atid her table will at all times be furnished With the best the market will af - ford, prepared by eperiented cooks. - -( . ' No little attention has been paid to fitting Up the'stable belonging to the house, which are dry and furnished ;with best provender and attentive ostlers." .-.' '- ' The servants arc well trained and trusty, and "attentive s to the wants of guests. .'tT'f .i."y Her Bar attached to the House Will at kit times- W fur . -nisbed with the best of refreshments id tbtttjihct by-n ex " perienced bar-keeper, who will at all times be as.teady .to ; "-.' serve guests as to suppress everything tending to bolster v x' ousness or rowdyism. ,v --' With all the advantages for ease and comfort - which the .' proprietor can offer, she feels confident in assuring the trar elling public that they will find her establishment equal to any in the country, and such as to entitle bet to a liberal -share of ptiblic patronage. - ' - AXS flfiLLAJlY. :z June 18, 1854. - -- . - 1028 W 6 w. , KEA BATHINtii CHESAf SAKE HALLj" UJ TON, Va., will bo reopened on Thursday, June AMP ne 1st . and the oronrietor. hayinar r.dded a lanre and commodious House, Ball Itdora, Bowling Alleys, Ac, Ao.j. pledges , him self to make every effort to render the stay of visityrs pleas 1 ant and agreeable; . -.' 1 Its advantages for Bathing or Sea Air, are' not surpassed by any other Watering place, and the climate in proverbial -ft.r health. ' - - Boats. Fishlne-Taekle. Ac. in readiness for visitors- Board per day . .' $8 (XJv . " wees, . - 12 00 " ." 1 month, - Bfi 00 ' " "2 " ; , v . v veo 00 " , "8 " - . vV .C 80 00 Children aud servants under 12 3afs of age. naif price. . . B. G. BANKS. -June 12, 1854. 1026 w4w. ' ' " TVrOTICE, IS HEREBY GIVElf, TO THE LEGAL .m heirs aud representatives of William Garrett, and hi . . w.le Jemima Garrett, formerly of Washington Countr, Ni. Ci 1 that Mary Garrett, who died in said County in March " 1852, in her lost Will and Testament, left to tbem. a leiraer of (600, which will be paid oVeT, at any time upon present . iug luemseives, ana legauy laenunng tneir reiauonsnip. 11 n OUIJTTTTT. - 11. 1- A. F. GARRETT, J Garrett. '-,-;, Plymouth, N.C., June 18, 1854. 60 5tpd. Papers in Columbus, Miss., will please copyy" , 25 OUTII LOWELL M ALE i ACADEMY. COUNT V. N. C Rsy. JAMKS A. DEAN. SORAAGE COUNTV, N. M. A., Principal. Rev. Wm. W. BnAjf. MA:: Associate. Tbe next session of this Institution wi'l. commence till - Thursday, July 13th. Young men- will be thoroughly pra pared for any of our Colleges, or for enga jicg in businese. or for studying the Professions. -.Especi d atu lion will be given to preparing those who intend te- become teachers. " Exercises will be required of all in Comu jsition, Declama r tion, aud Extemporaneous Speaking. Vocal Music, will b taugut iree ot cuarge to all that desire it. ' ' -TcmoK-In the Classics. 15: in Efiffirsh.' 112 90 t'inlhl ' primary department, $10. Board, including every things . except lights, $32 60 at the Boarding House, and somewhat less in private families.' ' , '''.' ' - atuaunts can come by pnbue conveyance to Hiiiborough, : 12 miles west, or to Oxford. 25 miles north-east, and at n ther place private conveyances can be obtained.. - Circulars, containing particulars, Cau be had onlsp- ''? tion to the Principal or the Executive Committee. - V , vr. a. vt. uay, fjoi. v. j-nmsu, oey. . a.. MCHanoen, B. Leathers, Esq.. William Harris, Esq.: Executive Com mittee." " - ; t--s-.. . -. South Lowell, NiC, June 9, 1;4. ; 60 4tv.J ;' Ja.-rathr more in the way of Sunimer'Goods. than we wish, and do not believe ia keeping Goods beyond their season. We will sell all Summer Good at cost and many others ill the same way ; to be convinced of what we say, come an4 mttr-M.: W-i.-. ;-.SV.J - ' - ' .". ' - - - " . -v -r . EVANS COOKED ' - - : - . - . . Ko. 29, Cheap Plaaww, Lrna irntEi blacksmith too" ha3Work s ,-Aa."ED for the last three or tour years ta a Carnage Estab lishment in this Citv . X wiu hir arm on reasonable terms lor the balance of the year. Mr SAUXTJSR3. .Halegh, June 12, lMli vv.iv.i. uuii twu urtMipioir no sua 10 quote irom NAVAL" STORES Tar ia mnVn hlntir-biU t iit si Rosin 15tf; Fine and No: 2 f3W!SniritiTurk" - . !y '