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THE JSORTJB CAROJUA STANDARD : yURSDA JAN. 17. ,, 186. WILLIAM W. HOLD EN, KDITOa AHB raOFSISTO. - You XY. ......No. &.! RALEIGH t TUESDAY. JAW. 17, 1805. aioihc vnange or i erms. The Daily and Weekly papers of this City having advanced their terms, on account of the deprecia tion of the currency, we are compelled to do the same. We regret to have to do this, but it ia ana voidable. The price of the Standard will hereafter be as follows: Semi-Weekly, 6 months, $30 3 months, 15 Weekly, months, . 20 M 3 months, '. 10 Subscribers heretofore obtained for ns by friends, and subscriptions on the way to us, will be received at former rates. Advertisements will be charged five dollars per square of ten lines, for each insertion. Bank bills and State Treasury notes will be re- ...... i 1 ceivea ana credited at tne prices paitr- ior toem oj the Brokers of this City. Important War New. The news from Wilmington is highly important The Federal fleet has returned, and after a furious bombardment of two" days, Fort Fisher was as saulted at four o'clock on Sunday evening last, and the report is that the enemy was repulsed. We V Mnvui IwifVtM ftniniv t(l nnDQ BiMmy ucni wuic irotviv b b r- It is reported that Gen. Sherman has left Savan nah with 80,000 men, and that he is moving with two columns on Augusta and Branchville. The former place, we learn, will not be defended ; but a conflict is expected at the latter, as a considerable number ot Confederate troops have been concen trated at that point It is conjectued that if Sher man si oald take Branchville his next movement will be against Columbia, South-Carolina, leaving Charleston on his right as he advances. It is sup posed that his calculation is, if Wilmington and Branchville can be taken and occupied, that Charles leston will fall without being regularly attacked. It is reported that Gen. Hood has fallen back to Blue Mountain, Alabams. But for his fll-starred expedition to Tennessee he might now have been at Branchville, ready to defend that important point against Sherman. Every thing quiet around Richmond and Peters burg. Still Later Fort Fisher ia the hands of the nemy i We have just learned that Gen. Bragg telegraph ed to Gov. Vance on Monday morning last, that Fort Fisher fell into the hands of the enemy on Sunday night last We have no particulars. We apprehend that the garrison also fell into the enemy's hands. Fort Fisher is on .New Inlet, and com mands the entrance "to the mouth of the Cape Fear. We very much fear that Wilmington itself will now fall into the hands of the enemy. Indeed, we can perceive but little ground for hoping that the place can be held. What route the enemy will take, if Wilmington should be occupied, can only be conjectured. He may ascend the Cape Fear in boats, and threaten Fayetteville; or he may advance towards Golds borough, meanwhile sending a column from New born by way of Kinston. Hat " sufficient unto the "day is the evil thereof." y The Confederal says the federal Generals are anxious to "reach that Union feeling so graphically described as existing in Raleigh." We venture to predict that if the enemy should ever reach Raleigh, the Editors of the Confederate, and those who act with them, will be the first to run, or, if they should remain, they will be the first to truckle to the ene my. Why did not these gentlemen, if they are so anxious to protect the State from the incursions of the enemy, shoulder their muskets and repair to Wilmington, when they were invited to do sq by Gov. Vance f Laying aside all declamation about this " cruel war," and all pretensions tosuperiorpbilanthrophy, we think it due to candor and to truth that the Standard should say emphatically, with whom it is going to negotiate, tekat it it for, and uhatit toil take. Conservative. We would negotiate with the government of the United States, and we would obtain the best terms we could for North-Carolina. Ve would reserve the right, as a citizen, to say whether we would "take" the terms agreed upon by the commis sioners. Any terms that might be agreed on ought te be submitted to the people for their acceptance of rejection. The Conservative says, in the same article, that the man who proposes te treat w'thout somebody to treat w'ith, is a fooL" We thought the Conser vative was in favor of Mr. Pool's resolutions. They propose commissioners to treat, and yet nobody has been appointed on the other side to meet them, Are the supporters of Mr. Pool's resolutions fools ? Our revolutionary ancestors had commissioners in Europe for years, and yet there was no " somebody' -to (treat with them. Were they fools t The article from which the above quotations are made is pot in the style of the present or former Editor .of tiie Conservative. It most probably pro ceeded fress the pen of . It bears the impress- of -bis stjleaod genita. ' -- - Ths Pkopl leswaso. The people have been greatly in the way of certain leaders, as well be fore as since this revolution was -commenced. -The Confederate ef Friday last, referring to what a cor rupt Senate of Pagan Some did, in order, to van quish Hannibal, says: ' uOn tbeotion of Fabius, each Senator was in vested with the power of a magistrate. They, were to prevent all lamentations to hinder th people from meeting ia forum, lest they should pass reso lution in favor of peaee," Ac. Such is the example held up to us now. There mast be no " lamentations" the people most not meet to express their opinions, but the oligarchs who stand in the place of tin Roman oligarchs who composed the Senate, must be obeyed. The people of these States were hurried into this revolution against their will, as the pea of impartial history will shew; and they are to be kept in it nntil all their substance and blood are gone until negroes are made their equals on the field of battle and in social life, so far as law can make them so. They are not to be allowed to decide their own destiny, but if they should attempt to meet together to con sult as to their condition, they are to be " hinder ed," and their " lamentations" are not merely to he disregarded but "prevented. All this implies force,' and force, when applied to the action of the people in a country like this, is nothing more nor less than despotism. Such is the entertainment to which we have been invited by the Destructive leaders. How long can snch a state of things con tinue? Does the Legislature of North-Carolina represent free men or slaves ? Are the members of that body tbfcmselves free men ? - Arming- the Slaves. The Confederate, of this City, is out in full blast hi favor of arming the slaves.! It copies, with marks of approbation, an article from the Wilmington ' Carolinian, in which that paper says , - " We would have each State provide a homestead for the black soldier on his return home this as a reward. ' And then we would give him freedom as a means of enjoying the property given him. We would give him the right, to hold any species of property which a. white man could hold." Such is -thedootxine put forth by a public jour, nalinthe midst of a laveholding people. Aside from the wretched war policy which it urges, it is abolition doctrine, and incendiary in ita character. It is Lincoln doctrine. It is the very doctrine which this war was commenced to put down. Surely' we ought to have peace now, since extremes have metl eince the partisans of Mr. Lincoln and the partizans of Mr. Davis have united not only in the advocacy of abolition, but in the same means of effecting it ! Negroej'are not only to be conscript ed and placed in camp and on the field on a level with our white soldiers, but they are to have their freedom and a homestead at the end of the war, as their reward ! The negro soldier is to have a home stead, bat the white soldier is promised nothing 1 No homestead is to be provided for him. ' His wife and children; already beggared by the war, must toil on, and the children must grow op in ignorance ard rags, because he is white; bt the negro is to have his freedom and a homestead, the negro is to be the pet, and the gallant whvreteran, with the scars of fifty battles on his body,so be turned o ff to work as a tenant, if he have no land, and must be jostled and insulted in his neighborhood as long as he lives, by his black comrade, who is to have a "homestead provided for him by she State ! If this is not ne grophobia run mad, we know not what is. Why, our enemies have not yet proposed to divide our lands among our negroes. Aggressive and harsh as they are, they have appeared dispjsed thus far to spare us this humiliation. They offer freedom to our slaves, but not homesteads. But if they should go farther hereafter, and tell our slaves that if they will abandon their masters and fight under their flag, they will give them our lands as their reward, they might plead the above ofLr.as an ex tenuation, of their crime, and declare to the world that some of our own leading journals bad set them the example by proposing snch a policy. The Confederate, in copying the Carolinian's article, says: " Without concurring entirely in the sentiments therein contained, there is much to commend it to the public. Since the attest of our military leaders from two points of observation has declared in favor of the employment of negro soldiers, the spirit of the press is very properly conforming to this stand ard authority. Of- the right, we never doubted ; of the expediency we are now convinced. - If the South ern negro be appealed to, with the proper moral in ducements to enlist his sympathies, we doubt not either his capacity, or his willingness, or his fideli ty;, and with this element of strength, our inde pendence is certain. The soldiers are almost unan inmous in favor of it They need reinforcements, and thetr teuhss ought to be a controlling inllu- f ence. It is not true that the press of the country is Kinlnrm!nff la filial ct.n4..t antttArWu A iuuip contemptible, subsidized press, many of whose Ed- j itors are detailed men, are "conforming" under or- ; ders, as we admit, to this black "standard," but the free presses of the land, whose Editors speak for the people instead of power, regard the propo ' sition with abhorrence. Nor is it trne that the ne j gro possesses either sufficient capacity, willingness, j or fidelity to make a good soldier. No race of men will make good soldiers who do not embrace some, . j at least, who are capable of commanding. But it j is admitted on all hands that white officers must command black soldiers ; otherwise the black sol diers are worthless. This explodes the idea that they , have capacity. As to their willingrless, tbey would Bhow.it at once by taking to the woods as soon as (hey heard of the order for their conscription ; and so far as their fidelity is concerned, the few who might be forced into the ranks would illustrate that bydeserting to the enemy. Nor is it true that the soldiers are in favor of arming the slaves On the OT the7 regard it not only as an insult ' to themselves, but as fraught with the most alarm-' ing consequences to their families at home. But a writer in the Confederate, over the classic signature of H. K. B., caps the climax of absurdity by proposing to reward the negro for his services as a soldier by allowing him " by law a ration of tobacco, sugar, and whiskey, for life'' an "extra suit of ornamental clothing once a year," with a stipulation that he is to have " every Saturday in the year" to himself 1 Was the like ever heard of before ? Coffee is to " chaw bisown backer" drink his own whiskey, sweetened with his own ' sugar ( and he is to have license to do as he pleases in his ornamer.ts, "every Saturday in the year." Shades of Washington, ef John Taylor of Caroline! of Macon, and of all other worthies who, in their day, possessed some common sense! The whiskey we imagine, is designed to improve his morals. Such small things as reading his Bible, and receiv ing religious instruction, and hearing " old master" or " old mistress" expound his duties, the duties of his wife and children, and his relations to bis Maker, are not accounted worthy of this ornaviental " negro; bat he is to have whiskey in lieu of all these. Fortunate 1 African ! tho very kinks in bis head would become straight under such treatment Of Course our government chaplains would ask a bles sing on the whiskey; and all good people would admonish this " Ornamental" African, with several scars upoa.hU back, hoaorahly . ralad, in A ma perate run from the enemy, that he tsust drink at least as much as the law allowed. And he would drink It Society would have a jpleisant time with these interesting relics. They would be " orna ments" indeed. The Destructive leaders are certainly very fertile in expedients to keep themseves out of the war. first, peaceable secession .was to give us indepen dence ; then Kiog Cotton was to do it ; then foreign intervention was to do it ; next, we should certainly whip the enemy when we got him away from his gunboats; and now all these expectations having failed, we are to get our independence' tirough the negro., Anything iLat wilt keep these same lead ers out of the range of bullets. But they aro going after a while. They cannot go just now, but they will "send a. hand" If the negro should fail to whip the enemy, which is hardly probable, and if they should be needed, they will consider the pro priety of determining at some future day whether they will 9 ; and if meanwhile any Conservative should refuse to go, or should make disparaging re marks about them, or should even intimate that the administration at Richmond , is not the wisest ad ministration in the world, they will denounce him as a traitor -of tha worst stamp call hm "Red String," and threaten to have him hanged. .It is thus thai patriotism" is kept alive among ns, the en emy driven back, and our independence se cured. But seriously, it is apparent that we are rapidly approaching that point in our progress which will involve us, unless some check is interposed, in all the horrors of the French revolution. Tho two sec tions are vieing with each other in tUfwork of emancipation. . , The negroes are to be armed, and society is to be not merely upset, but destroyed.--Every evil which followed in the wake of French emancipation will afflict as here, if this policy be adopted. We call upon the Legislature of this State, now in session, to rise to the magnitude of the occasion, and not only to stamp Uub infamous .proposition with the seal of its reprobation, bnt to adopt promptly the most.vigorous measures to en sure an honorable PEACE, which can alone close this Pandora's box df ills untold, and put as again in the enjoyment of prosperity, freedom, and happi ness. ' I" Fmi ih Salisbury. We learn from the Watch man that the principal sufferers by the recent fire in Salisbury were Messrs. Ennis, Fraley, McNeely and Young, and the Messrs. HalL The government loss in leather was about $80,000. The losses in the quartermaster's and commissary departments were comparatively small. The fire originated in a store room of the Ennis building occupied by Mr. SmitbdeaL It is supposed to have bee the work of an incendiary.v Newspaper strictures do not change the opinion of the President, while they do have a depressing effect on the people. Confederate. True enough, the President has no respect for public opinion as expressed through the free presses of the country. There are government detectives without character, and drunken partisans, who have more influence at Richmond than all the free presses in the South. A Senator who carries his private key to the gambling hells of Richmond, has more influence with the administration than a score of such men aa Stephens, Graham, and Foote. We speak "by the book.". Wo say these things more in sorrow than in anger. The Confederate expresses the wish that all the "coadjutors" of the Hon. Henry S. Foote,- and " all votaries of his kind of peace," were across the lines amang the Yankees. Not so fast, Mr. Con federate. The friends of peace intend to stay and see you out You and your 6et have ruined the country, and the true and good men among ns will remain to save what they . can from the wreck. This is our country. We intend to stand by it to the last The Late Freshet. The recent freshet was probably as destructive as any that has ever occurred in this State. We learn that in nearly every portion of the State, mills and bridges were swept away, and that much damage was done to fences and lands. The railroads and pub lio highways were also seriously injured. We learn that the central part of 'the magnificent railroad bridge at Weldon was swept away, and we hear that several bridges were broken on the Piedmont and N. C. railroads, and a considerable portion of the trestle work of the former broken and damaged. The Salisbury Watchman of the lStb says : " The late rain storm is said to be the most ter rible that has fallen here within the memory of the oldest citisen. The rain fell in torrents, almost in cessantly for nearly twenty four hours. The water courses are, consequently greatly swollen, and much damage has. been sustained. We hear of the loss of mills, mill-dams, and bridges from all direc tions. Neither have the railroads escaped serious daunge. We learn that the Central road has been materially injured, between this place, and High Point At different points- within the space of aboufen half mile the road is destroyed for a dis tance of two or three hundred yards, all damage put together, and so complete is the destruction that the trains will not be able to p2s through for probably a week or ten days." The Charlotte Bulletin of the 11th says : "The embankment two' mjles -cast of Brevard's Station, six miles bcyon 1 the Catawba river, was washed away yesterday, and so much injury done to the Lincolnton, CAR. Road, that the morning train bound for Cherryville was forced to return. Sugar Creek, near Charlotte, west of the town, was Looming yesterday. Gentlemen residing in the neighborhood were forced to abandon their vehicles and horses and foot it over the Lincoln railroad bridge. The flood gates and fences are all washed away." The last Fayetteville Observer says : " The Cape Fear is swollen by the great rains to an extent rarely witnessed. It backs water up the Cross and Blount's creeks to the very centre of this town, passing over several mill and factory dams, up to the dam ef the Merchant Mills, at Ecclea's Bridge. . The damage to the machinery of mills and factories must be very heavy, and the lost of time a serious drawback. The machinery is submerged it McLaochlin'8 saw and grist mill, the Cross Creel, Blount's Creek and Fayetteville Mills, Cotton Fac tories, and Mr. John Gee's Grist Mill." MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. The Macon papers state that the railroad betwedV that place and Atlanta will be completed tbk month. Capt Semmes, of the Alabama, was in August on tne tn. ne was serenaded at bis lodgings aca maae a speecu. The grape culture, after years of nartial succesl will, it is said; have to be given up in the vicinit of Cincinnati, on account of the vicissitudes of It climate. 1 ' A writer in Blackwood says thab every man wh is not a monster, a mathematician, or a mad phile sopher, is a slate of some woman. - Generals Beauregard and Hill were in Macon c the 9th.. . r. Rwv. Father O'Neill,-of St Patrick's Church Charleston, died on the 10th, aged S3 years. It is stated in Richmond that the value of the " Tax in Kind" of 1863, collected in the States east of the Mississippi, amounted to two hundred ad I . A celebrated French woman has said that th greatest Messing a woman can receive on earth' ii the continuance of the affection of her huaband after marriage. . Fate must trouble itself about a number of foolisl people ; for -no sooner does a fool eet into troubl of his own making, than he puts it all down to fate' A gallant was lately Bitting beside his beloved, and being unable to tbink or anything to say, ask ed wby sbe was like a tailor. - " i don t r now,' said she with a pouting lip, " unless it is because lm sitting by a goose," , ;. " This is too grave a matter to make light of, as tile whale 6aid to the man who was dipping tb oil out of his head. . Some ereat renins has discovered that the " een. tre of gravity "may be found in a Quaker's meeting! Politicians makes fools of themselves ; pettifog gers make fools of others ; and pretty girls maker fools of both. 1 Reynolds, the dramatist, once met a free-and-easy) actor, who told him that he had passed three festive! days at the seat of the Marquis and Marchioness of , without ah invitation. He had gone there or the assumption that, as my lordand lady 'were not on speaking terms, each would suppose that th other had invited him, and so it turned ont Said Anna's preceptor, a kiss if a noun ; . But tell me it proper or common, he cried ; . With cheeks of vermillion, and eyelids cast down, 'lis both common and proper, the pupil replied. Cincinnatfpaper8 state that Butler's proposition to exchange Mr. -Pollard, of the Examiner, for A. 1). Richardson, of the New York Tribune, has been refused. Richardson, it will be recollected, was captured at Vicksburg, in April 1363. ' a WAS HEWS. . Fra Wilaaiagtoft. 1 On Saturday, ISth inst, the Yankee fleet, con sisting of aboat sixty vessels attacked Fort Fisher. The bombardment commenced at 7 o'clock ar in. and lasted all day. .TJie enemy also landed a force abot&five miles above the Fort We learn that Got. Vance received a dispatch on Sunday evening, stating that the bombardment con tinued until 4 o'clock P. M., when an attempt to carry the Fort by assault, was repulsed by the gar rison. Gen. Whiting is in command at the Fort Front Georgia. There is no intelligence of further movements on the part of Sherman. An official dispatch from "Ma-, con states that the enemy, -two thousand strong, with wagons and artillery were foraging in the di rection of South Western Georgia.' ' Frona Tennessee. Late advices from Gen. Hood's rmy, state that the crossing of the river was effected as heretofore stated. The Federal gunboats made attempts to shell and destroy the bridges used, but owing to the excellent management of our batteries they were generally, kept at a respectful distance, and did but little damage, and the forces were soon plao ed beyond reach of their fire. Our loss in the' recent campaign is estimated at from five to six thousand men. The heaviest loss was at Franklin, and is officially stated at 'thirty six hurtdred.jThe morale of the army is represent ed to be goooytjnder the circumstances and it will take but little time to recover the old soirit if the proper steps are at once takend'ttp Idea in those who lead themv At last' accounts, it was not known whether the army would fall back to Blue mountain or move to Corinth. Congressional. In the Senate on the 11th inst, Mr. Watson sub-' mitted a proposition from a joint select committee, which was agreed to, requesting the President to appoint a day of fasting hu miration and prayer. The Senate then resolved into secret session. In the House Mr. Miles offered resolutions declar ing that all attempts made for peace with the United States, by the action or intervention of the separate States composing the Confederacy, are unauthorized by the constitution and in contraven tion of the supreme law of the land, and are there fore revolutionary ; that the Confederate States are prosecuting the war to establish their independence as a separate por, and that Congaess is firmly de termined to continue the struggle in which we are engaged nn til the United Slates shall acknowledge onr independence. The resolutions were ordered to be printed. The exemption bill was taken up, and pending its consideration the House adjourned. On the 18 th the Senate was again in secret ses sion. The House concurred in Senate amendments to the bill providing clothing for the officers of the army and navy. The bill increasing the num ber of active midshipmen, and several other naval bills from the Senate passed, also -the Senate bill providing for the transmission of news papers to officers, privates and musicians in the army, also the House bill providing for the payment of the interest due the Cherokee Ration on certain State bonds, the payment oi which is assumed by the Confederate States. The exemption bill was taken up and further con sidered until adjournment at 1 o'clock. President Davis sent in a message reporting the arrest of Mr. Foote in Northern Virgiuia while en deavoring to pass our lines on his way to the ene my's country. Accompanying was a note to the President from the Secretary of War which says no special instruction has been given for such an arrest. The Provost Marshal at Fredericksburg who made the arrest says iu a telegram dated the 12th : " I have arrested Hon. Henry S. Foote at Oceo-quao,-on his way to Washington for the purpose of negotiating for peace as he avows. I have parolled him to await instructions." On motion of Mr. Claik, the matter was referred to the select committee of four. Mr. Foote has not occupied bis seat in the House of Representatives for nearly three weeks. He went tp words the Potomac for the purpose of send ing his family across, that they might reach their home in Nashville. The Senate was again in secret session on the 14th. In the House the exemption bill was under con sideration and the clause in the present law relative to ministers of the Gospel was read and adopted. From Virginia. The telegraph announces the arrival of Frank P. Blair an Richmond. He is staying at private quar ters. The Evening Whig says it is reported he had an interview last night with the Secretary of War. No developments in regard to the object of his visit It is stated that Ex-Gov. Foote was arrested at Occoquary Prince' William County. The charge upon v. hich the arrest was made has not been made public. It is understood to have been without instructions from the authorities in Richmond. Froaa the United States. Northern papers of the 11th confirm the report of Butler's removal. A public meeting was held in Philadelphia on the 9th to devise means of relief for the .suffering inhab itants of Savannah. A committee was appointed to solicit subscriptions, to purchase and send a ship load of provisions to that city. Tbomas is concentrating his army at East Port Tho Herald advocates that the Union armies North and South, enforce the Monroe doctrine on the whole extent of this Continent against England, France and Spain. 8tl!l Later. The American says, Butler's farewell address' to the army of James is in excessive bad taste. It reads more like a Mexican pronunciamento than the address of a New England General. His removal it is said was made by the President at the request of Gen. Grant Butler tells the troops in his address be has refused to order the sacrifioe of their lives. Their blood does not stain his garments. The Missouri State Convention! by a vote of 60 to 4, passed the ordinance of emancipation abolish ing -tlnporw- - .-- Hl.t. Tl - l i A1S relgnuuu. The Gait House at Louisville, a well known hotel, was destroyed by fire on the eleventh. The Uaioo State Convention assembled in Nash ville on the eleventh. Samuel Rod gers of Knox county was made President A bitter discussion arose on the basis of voting. East Tennessee want ed each county to have ono vote for eveiy hundred cast against separation in sixty one; this was car ried amid intense excitement and the Convention adjourned. . . ' -. A telegram confirms the report of the evacuation nf Fort Smith and Van Buren by the Federal forces. Another telegram says ForV Smith has not been 1 evacuated. xGold on the. 12th, 219. Haed on mi Poor Soldiers. On yesterday, says the Augusta Chronicle, we learned of a case wherein a returned Confederate prisioner was com pelled to lose two hundred dollars, from the fact of Congress condemning tne uur.areu uumr una, vm issue, as worthless, after a certain date. . It seems that he had been captured prior to the passage of that law by Congress, and had not the opportunity-while in prison to fund or get other bills in exchange. Thus he was compelled to hold on to them until be arrived home, which wa a few., days since. As soon as he arrived in Charleston, be went to the sab-treasury office in that city, and demanded payment for the bills and was refused, but was offered payment or exchange for small bills of the old issue, at the rate of one-third off: This is specially hard upon these poor fellows, as they had not the opportunity to obey the law in question, and we think Congress should lo some thing in the matter for their benefit H we mistake not a bill to this effect was- offered in Congress sonfe time since, but we do not remem ber what was done with it Their case demands the attention of the government ia their behalf. . Tot taeSUadard. Ma. HoLDnr : On reading your appeal to our subscribers to get at least a subscriber each for yoa, I went to work to discharge any duties.in that res pect, as every one should feel it a duty incumbent upon him,- and have secured two to your Weekly,' and herein enclose $20 for the same. Recruiting for the Standard would be quite an easy business were the people fully aware of its merits, that is for the firm and fearless stand it has taken for their rights, and for thb truths it enun ciates, which are so. formidable to its enemies, and he will now presume to dictate, alter their corrupt and iniquitious influences have brought the present miserable state of affairs upon us. And the Stand ard should have a more extensive circulation at this lime than It any former period, for. the reason that every true friend of constitutional liberty can but admire and commend its course, - And again, very nearly all of our newspapers arthe present day are so full of falsehoods, misrepresentation, and ridicul ous speculations, that many of our reading men have quit taking any paper at all having to pay high ior such stuff, which only serves to irritate their good sense and judgment But I feel assured no one that can appreciate sound "Sense and truth, jewels so rare in these days, will ever regret a sub scription to the Standard, but will feel that he is amply paid for his money in its'interesting columns So I hope your subscription list may run up to its full maximum without delay. T .e Legislature is to assemble again next week, and I hope during the present intermission, those Vance Destructives- have become sufficiently ac quainted with the sentiments of their constituents to convince them, that their former course has not met their approval ; and that they may be induced to change their tactics, co-operate with the true Conservatives, and be instrumental in accomplish-, ing some good to our distressed country Many ef them Were rfecUed twtriiS f!"nVivtiV. n fp'. who" owiWjj as they are in the course of their leader.Gov. Varifee. who all true Conservatives have given up -as gone beyond redemption having firmly allied himself with the original secessionists, whose counsels we all know have invariably proved false, and from whom none of our people can expect any good t emanate. A XOVEP. OF TRUTH. For the Standard. -Mr. Editor: In these times when mucilage is almost out ot the question the following recipe may be useful to the public, if you think proper give it space. A CONSTANT READER. -Jan. &th, 18G5. Pasts as is Pasts. Dissolve an ounce . of alum in a quart of warm water ; when cold add as much flour as will make it the consistence of cream ; then Strew into it as much powered rosin as will stand on a shilling, and two or three cloves ; boil it to a consistence, stirring all the time. It will keep for twelve months, and when dry, may be softened with water. Extract from Jlorry's life of Marion. "Ambitious demagogues will rise, and the people mrougn ignorance and love ot change will follow them. Vast armies will be formed and bloody bat- lies lougnt. And alter desolating their country with all the horrors of civil war, the guilty sur vivors will have to bend their necks to the iron yoke of some stern usurper, and like beats of bur den, to drag, unpmed, those galling chains which they have riveted upon tueniaejves forever.'' " This,", (adds Horry, his biographer,) " as near ly as I recollect, was the substance of the lut dia logue I ever had with Marion.. Itwas spoken with an emphasis which I shall never forget" Letter to Ger. Vance. We find the folio -ring letter addressed to Gov. Vance, in the flflton Chronicle. The letter will ap ply to many of those who voted the yellow ticket last summer, for it is. generally known that all the bombproof men in the State, especially thoie for whom the Governor certified, voted that ticket : To Ouv. Vance. Sur. I've seen your procklamashun exhortin all of us patriotic men out of the army who are able to ioue ana snute a gun, to turn to the defeneeof Wil- j uiington and notis that you partiklurly exhort us t fullers who " panted for the fray and snuffed the J curr'd war while it wus fur off." And I agree with j you, Guverner, that they , all oght to go, and dod 1 drot my buttons, if my patryism hadn't gone up the spout jest one day before I saw your rally ing appeal, I I'll etc snakes I hadn't have showldurd my gun and ' gODC down and fit the infurnel yankees as long as 1 tbarwusashot in the locker. You say we are j towards if we don't kum. That's purty hard to take, but I'd ruther take it than git a bill in the t belly 1 Sur, you sing Sams to a ded boss when j you kail on us feller at home tu pitch in. I seed a j fctler not long since talkin about volunteerin, and j the nabers all sed he oght to be sent to the luny tick i assylum, kase be wus krazy. You see tha didn't know the Koonscrape Officer wus arter him with a sharp stick. Yes, sur-ee my party tism plaed out the day be fore you issued your procklamashun. If it wurn't for that I'd go, sartain, all too I have a might yailin abut my inards every time I think of fasin the ene- 5 my and standin fire. Thar wus a time when my party iam use to bile clean oner, and I raly thot f l . . . ..... t i wus tne greatest, patryot oui-aDout the time I panted for the " fray " and snuffed the war. But I find I wurn't in yernest, and the truth is I never once thot of doin any of the fightin my self, indiwidually I didn't I that if the scrim- -ige kum, thar wus plenty to do the fightin with- . out me. So when it did kum, I sed "go boys .' my korn krib and smoke house shall be thrown : open to yer families." And I did throw them open .n ,k, f,-i i ' W. of sight ; and arter that I made r - --"-""- v r Other people pay for my liberalty. Gnvernur, ifyoull give me a fat bum proof Offis, I Til kum a kitin, but if you don't do this, call fur I stones from the vasty deep, but not fur this chiTs. j Buy the wai, Guvernur, kan you tell me bow so ; many able bodyed Home Uards manage to get ex- hempted down thar in Rawley 7 I heer of one man thateotoSby pain I don't sack ly know whor sixty dollars in gold, arter the Medikal bord had examined him and ordered him to the frunt Anu- ther hale, harty young feller, got off to the tune of Three thousand konfederate dollars, and my red heded naber Tommy Brandon, ses be was offered exhemption for his likelvest nigger feller. Thar must be a wheel within a wheel down thar sum- wbar, and a gud eal of secret kumndlin. ter luk into AUCTION SALES! N JANUARY 18tb 18- . 1 Boy, 17 years oia. 1 " J - " . . 1 " l 18 " 1 Girl, 1 " " 1 19 " " 1 " 14 " " . 1 Woman and Child. 1 ' 27 years old, pood Cook, Washer and Ironer. Tha .hnva nrroea are sold for bo Unit, all No. 1. Tbsy eaa be seen any day previous today t.f aie Ane. A Com. Merchants. Jan. 12, 18S5. 4 ts. mRS. MILLER CONTINUES .TO ACCOM- XVJt module Uoaraers oy tiM usy, we, vr . August I, 1884, 48-tf. WOOL NOTICE. Qoartermaster'e DeparUneat, l .. Kaihgh. N. C, Jun 9, VM. f I AM NOW PREPARED TO EXCHANGE COTTON YARN roa WOOL, upon tho followiDj terms, vis: One bunch of Yarn for 8 pounds of Washed Wool. m 4 " " Unwashed " AGENTS have been appointed to moke the exchaage at the following places: Oxford, Tawboro", Kmston, - Catherine Lake, Cop cord. Kockingham, . HendersoDville, ' 8.tsville, Roxboro, AahevlUe, Tittsboro', Loaisbnrg, . Fsvetleville, Coleraine, Raleigh. rjgr Pvrsons shipping wool to this place will please mark on the packa .who tbey are reoa, and cotton yara will be forwarded inimediaielv. ' I hope tbepwvple will plriiiwHvisn-ni to The above notice, as the Vool is lor clothing th North.Car ollna troops. H. A. VOX W A Q. M., M. UA- July 184 1864. ' -trQ RALEIGH MWfet. - bt w. e. foeaca, awo&ajf Baluoo, Jantrarr IS; s6 . APPLKS-Green . Dried BACOX-Wo reand BEEP " BEESWAX BUTTER CANDLES -Tallow CORN Per barrel CHICKENS COFFEE DUCKS EGGS FLOUR Family " Kxtra sferflne, Fine, FODDER Her hundred. FEATHERS FLAXSEED GEESK UlDiiSDry . 14 Green HAY Per hundred LARD SYRUP MEAL NAILS-Scarce OATS Per hundred PORK C,ened-bunrf POTATOES Irish PEAS Ground Ktock White Table RAGS KIQE KYB SALT 8 W EET POTATOES SUGAR Brown, Crush, TALLOW WHEAT S3 7 S ft 7 50 2 u id a t 10(1 s 25 8 - S40 3u0 15 6 lit S . ' 3 12 7 60 15 90 s so a ' 15 10 4 50 IS sa 17 AO SO 80 . 1 SO 17 i 60 S 50 IS 60 10 IS lb A--.1t. - KARKfexV In Johnston Conntv. on th ?9th 1864, by John R. Coats, Esq., Mr. Jambs M. Par ish, of the 31st regiment to Miss Eliza Asa Johs sox, daughter of James B. Johnson. Also, by John R, Coats, Esq.. oo the -11th inst. ' Mr. Henry H, Johnson, of the 53rd regiment, to Miss. Mary Jans S. Coats, daughter of A. Coats OBITUARY NOTICES. Died, in Raleigh, December 30th, 1864, in the Peace Institute Hospital, No. 8, William Ricxktts Bkooden, of Co. C, Hahr's Battalion. The subject of this notice was a citizen of Wayne county, aged about 40 years. He has left a dis consolate widow and two iniant children, and their loss is indeed irreparable. Meekness and humani ty were distinguished traits in his character, and be was probably as near faultless as. the frailties of humanity would allow. He earnestly desired to do right in all things, and ever foared to do wrong in -anything B In all the relations of life he was entirely con scientious, sincere and- true ; and endeavored at all times to discharge, with, the utmost punctuality and fidelity, every duty and obligation imposed upon him. He was a virtuous, unofiending and good citizen, and sustained the most irreproachable and spotless character in the county where he resided. His innate and constant purpose and intention was, tJ perform all his duties faithfully and in a proper -and acceptable manner. He was without guile, pretention or deceit of any kind, and there has pro bably not fallen a more innocent and harmless victim to the present war. Though unaided by rank, genius, education or wealth, be trusted faithfully and firmly in the bless ed and everliving truths and promises of the old and new testaments ; in the holy doctrine of Chris tianity ; in the infinite and unbounded goodness, love, mercy and justice of Christ, the Great Re deemer ; and live1 in the exercise of that faith "which is the substance" of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen," and "adorning the doctrine of God his Savior," according to the hum ble measure-ef bis ability and the best light of his understanding. ' But he has been removed from the many dangers, evils and cares of this vain and delusive world of sin and misery, affliction and suffering,, to a world of infinite and eternal happiness and joy, to par take "of the fountain of the water of life freely," where saints and angels dwell, and " where Christ sitteth at the right hand of God." William R. Brogden is no more on earth, and though Jhis mem ory will be long, and affectionately cherished by his family and friends, his immortal spirit has been translated to the paradise of God, where Sickness and sorrow, pain and death, Are felt and feared no more." CARD NOTICE. THERE IS NOW ANOTHER LOT OF Cotton and Wool Cards (ready for dm) for distribu tion to Soldiers' families, at $10 per pair. Agents will please call for them. EL A. DOWD, A. Q. M , N. C. January 1, 1355. J-6t. WAEEESTON FEU COL. INSTITUTE. rWlHE 48TH SESSION WILL BEGIN THE 2d ut February, 165. P" Hoarders anould apply soon. JUL1C3 WILCOX, Pres. January 5, 1885. 8 itpd. D. C. MURRAY & CO., AUCTION Sc COMMISSION MERCHANTS, FATmSYILLB STIBBT, HXLZ1QB, X. C. TCTILL ATTEND PROMPTLY. TO ALL V w bnsineas entrualed to ihem. ( Their Store rooms are ure ana ssenre. salea room . i the Store fo. i nurli ncciinind hr H ' I.. KVASS n.-rt Hiur j to Mer. Creech k Lilchf rd, and immediately oppos its the State Quartermaster's Departm ent. n n Vf T-n hit jas a. Mecnt, J. W. HAKKISOX. 1-tt January 18S5. TAX INKIND. THE ASSESSORS FOR WAR E COUNTY will be in Baleigh from tb 2d January, 1865, until the 20th, for tba purpoae of assessins; tbs Tax in Kind ot corn, fodder, molasses, augtr, peas, beans, ground peas. Ac, We want every eood citiaea J.gire in for the soldiers' wives, ladies and infirm perjof their neighborhood. Those wbo hare not listed their Wheat, eata, rye, hay, and wool, can also list at the above tone. . F. O FOSTER. . AUCTIQJSALE. WEDNESDAY. 18th JANUARY, 185 On. No. l hV0R0 BOY. an xeellent Body d Din.Bg Room BWEKfo C0.. Ana vom. aieronanis. 4 ts. Jan 12,1865. NEGRO AUCTION AND COM MISS10NHOLSE. ONTnE FIRST DAY OF 'All WARY next, at the 8kwe formerly occupied by O. W. u. H0TC11IXGS, on Fayetteville street in the City of Hal eigh, the subscribers will establish an. AucUoa and ComnaUskia Hoaae - for the aale ef SLAVES , v, . We have provided Safe and Comfortable onartera. and will be aa moderate ia or charges for boardAe , as tee uTlarUee of twenty years 'the . ue advantage oi an exteaswe aeenMBtanee. ate a altar . ..... tha business : and. witss the solicit public patronage. r. Afeh-EW w Jan. 12, 1865. - ' HIDES ! JlIDESiT" 1AM PREPARED TO SUPPLY F ARMERS with green salted hides, assorted wegars. No dry hides on hand. , Farmers or others orderirg mut tend lXb the ordtr: Address C, W.OJ Jaaaary 5, IMS. 2 atpa. A TEACHER WANTE1, YOUNG LADY WHO CAN TEACH THI English brauches tbi-ruursty, au'y take cbawe taw Vetv , cn obtain of a schawl in a private family io Vtak-J , a good situation by applying at this. ClS.