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TB'Rirtr JUvtsTisisTr-U rstdiaasj Tlmradsy.sl fr " iaes meatus. fsr Csy Offie, W Til-MP ,.TTe ifWTiul OFFICE i ,,i,K.r.-.u.h of ths MobUi Bw simalsd But Coreer Prom the Horn Journal. MY LADY WAITS FOB ME. My lady wait! 'Tis now the hour ' When Morn unbars her gates! ,Iv vessel glides beneath the tower ' 'Where now my lady waits. er signal flutter from the wall, Above the friendly see!. live but to obey her call! 5Iv My wait for me. fv lady waits for me she waits, While morning opes her golden gates. Mv ladv wait! X Mrer flower ' E'er 'decked the floral grove. Than she the pride of hall and bower, The lady of my love! The eastern hill are decked with light, The land breVze, eurlth rta! Bv love andUtt&'lttaeet.'foWfltt, My lady wallt forjnc, - ,. My lady waite for me. she waite, While morning opes her golden gates. QUIT- REMARKS OF HON. J. A MAX, OF MISSISSIPPI. In r House or RaracsEHTAmts, February ST. 1858. On the message of the President of ths United States, recommending in appropriation of $3,000,000 for preparing arnwnenta and ammu nition for fortifications, improving small-arm. fce. Mr. QUITMAN. I have bat little to say on this subject, for-1 believe that the House 'is already prepared Vi come to a favorable determination of ths matter, and will therefore brieriy present the point to which I desired to direct the . attention of members. I did not make the motion to refer ihi message to the Committee on Military Aifairs for any reason per ianal to myself as a member of that rormuittee ; but because I believed, end now think a majority of the House will concur with rae, that it Is the proper and appropriate committee to take rharRe ot the subject. For the p.irpnsc of drawing the attention of tlie Houee to the points in issue, 1 will read t'.ie President's message, which, with the accompanying letter of thrSecretary of War, it is proposed to refer ; it is in these words : To Mr Ibust of RrftrestntaliM : I herewith transmit, and recommend to the favorable consideration of Congress, a communication from the Secretary of War. asking a special ynropriation of $.1,900,000 to .re jure armaments and ammunition for tht fortifications to increase the sup ply of improved smnll-arms, and to Vply recent improvements to arms "fold patterns belonging to the Uni ted States and the several States. FRANKLIN PIERCE. Washington, Feb. 2fi, 1850. Here an appropriation is asked for three purpose, each an I every one of which, no member of this House will deny, relates to subjects the consider ation of which belong most aPPr0, !rintfly to the Committee on Milita ry Affairs. The subjects which gave rit to this message come from the War Department. The Secretary, in the discharge of his supervisory 'lutirs. has thought fit to report to the tWnlniit that, although the country iin the ordinary state of preparation for defense, with the usual supply of rmi and munitions ot war in our ar- iiwirsand arsenal, yet that the pol icy horctolbre ndc.ptcrl in the- prepa ration of arms und munitions is found ino gradual and slow to keep pace 'ith the recent improvements which ''ve hern made in nrms and the kind f ammunition required in their use ; therefore to secure an additional Irgree of clliciency, he recommends "''ite more vigorous and active mess u es than the irradiial and slow move arnts towards these objects which the itins force in our armories, and the means heretofore emnloved. winner "tit. In this he has done what it was Hi duty to do what might, even with I-rnpriBty, have been done heretofore "ln with profound peace and with- ut anticipation of war. Every man "i this Houie knows that ia our day, 'ith the rapid improvement that is t'Hg on m ine making ot nre-arms, nd tlie adaptation of ammunition ma loading process to these new in v"ntion, some more than ordinary Mov ement is necessary to keep pace uq ncia in our military prepara tions. t We may learn a lesson from Europe n this subject. The nations at war wre, notwithstanding their old mil :jarj prejudices, are not slow to avail themselves of these improvements, hou-jh hey may be American inven- 'ions. Thev km nmnA tn ahan- n the old prejudice against that pe l;diar American weapon the rifle, he old-rtyle musket has to a great r'tent been thrown aside, and the '"'provpd rifle or grooved gun, long known to our hunters, has been adon- '"d as the most eiHcirnt weapon of "nare. Oar people have not only rcelld ail others in iU use, but the 'rvrntive genius of Americans has ""Tied it to its greatest slate of im- Provea,rnt. , transmitting and recommending urstioa of the Secretary of J r, the Fteeidsat inform ns that estimates heretofore mals did not .r the expenditure necessary for ' accelcrsiad prsparatioa now rec- "um ; aa. tMrrfors, if ue' hall tejsjsmr ia the Mggtwtioaa "'theSecrttaiy, he 4sres the 'wary apprpriatiosi ts carry eat " amonnS LEY ADVERTISER p.roso 8 IN ADVANCE. PUBLISHER 4 PROPRIETOR. vdL ic. 1 nxjLjy nicaicaippi, thdhoda?. ttattozi 27, 1050.. no. 12. f urn y isiatims. Fsr s soars ot 10 liaae sr km, sVei isssruoe, fsV fath saUsmwrt rassrtisa, 9 Protssionar s wit U 10 fcast, at less, inserted oas yssr. 19 M Fsr sia mouti, a asj Fsr Uirts mouiht, f qsj For fesriy adssruteMasj, Shersl 4h sat will he assds. Jb fsMrwUbs i-lsiisisasl slsg srrsarsgss sm paid, Mlsesesthe spue, of wo wY mtfltlf, t ealy stapssiloit,-Wt 'trite; but it 'h e- re1irl hoi4 h i a 'ity rtfe in the enjUreasats tt its lue, will be requir ed. I give Mputfoa as to that. It will be tini sneagk when we shall eoneluda that the luggsstioa b adop- The luggestiens of ths Secretary of wbt, tan, are, suostance, tnat i mora active Bolier than thatkarata fore actrd en be adepted in Winciac into use the recent improvements made i Ircirnu mi! maaitions of war ; that the (era of artisans now employed ia their ououfaetare be ia creased i a4 that a fhll sapply of arnwmeaw tor Mruncauoas, ammn nition, aceoatcnaents, aad military uppUm adaelaito aWr aw bo or. vidod,-aVsaaMalV aroaae ssmiaeaJ of iaejair ftt tbf Ceataitteo ol JfUt ttary ASaifo. It strikes mo that thee sufgOettoat an, at all times, propsr for tat . MHtaeratioa of Coagroos. Ueeanse we are at peaoe. shonld we net improve) oar military service? uoeo tat message . recommending these onosttoae necessarily imply that the Etoeotive aoticipatsd a state of war? Yet the gentleman from Kentucky, Mr. H. Jtatsaau., oa yos. terday aadertoei to pronounce this a war msssago. Ho sssmed to think thai it boded Upending war with England. Now. It nema. to mo that he is unneeossanly alarmed at a rec ommendation that wo more rapidly than heretofore avail ourselves of the improvements in the art of war, espe cially whea these iavontions have originated ia the genius of oar own people. Is it a eaius of alarm that we ehould endeavor not to be behind other nations ia applying to oar mili tary service inventions which have sprung from Amerieaa intellect ? Sir, I see. in this message, or the accom panying letter of the Secretary of War, no allusion to our relations with other Powers. Neither of these doc uments breathe a hint that such a state of things is likely to occur. Yet the honorable gentleman from Ken tucky pronounces it a war message, and therefore desires to send it to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Unioa. I knew ao more of the sentiments of the Administration oa this subject thaa may bo collected from the public sources which are accessible to the gentleman Iron Kentucky ; but in my opiaioa, we shall have HO war, unless England and France, ia the expecta tion of the paehleatioa of Europe, are bent npna interference with Aineri-1 can affairs. When they do so, my j voico, ana I trust tnat or tne whole country, will be for war. Such inter fere nee, however, by arms, I do not espeet to see, inasmuch as it would indicate aa entire change of policy. The failure of that, ambitious Power, uruat tiritaia, to resort to force on the annsiatioa of Tesaa, her failure to interpose ia the war with Meilco, are signiflcaat eveata, and lead my mind to the conclusion that, whatever may have boon her former designs, she had determined not U pursue her schemes of conquest or acquisition in America, at the hazard of a war with the United States, hut rather to turn her efforts for national aggrandize ment to ether parts of the world. She may, by diplomacy, by intrigue with our neighbors, and by fomenting dissensions among ourselves fatal to the harmony aad repose of these States, attempt to cripple us, whom sue regards as a great rival Power ; but she will scarcely venture to pro voke actual hostilities with the United States. There are ties which restrain her with all her pride, and which she cannot sevsr without producing polit ical and social convulsion among her own people. Not only do many of her subjects eympathixo with our lib eral institutions, but it is estimated that near three million of her citizen are dependent for occupation and bread upoa the cotton with which we supply her. I will not say that that great and proud Power fears to meas ure arms with as, but British states men know rail well, that were once the military energies of this great people aroused, we would exhibit a power ia war rarely equaled. 1 hey have not forgotten the war of 1812 ; nor have they foiled to dedueo lessons of wisdom from the extraordinary successes of our arms in tne more re cent war with Mexico. Inasmuch, then, as I do not believe that war between our awa country and Eng land will ever arias out of mere diplo- misunderstanding. and can only grow out of a change of her poli cy ia regard to the extension of her dominion oa this continent, I shall not expect it anal such change is fur ther indicated. To return to the sub ject of diseuosioa. . , If this message, under the view of it taken by tbo geatiemaa from Ken tucky, ehould be referred to the Com mittee of tbo Whole oa the state of the Unioa, will it not go forth to the country as tao opinion or tine House that it was mtoaaad by the President as a war message, and thus aot only tea to emoarrass oar aogotiahons with FagUad, bat bo also productive of immiiim aad eerieue utjmrv at home ; aad all this oat of the imagia. iags of asaHssa aa llsl a rausancada no to aid to an i"tmm$mi adopt toadsieifirtinaf war?' ": tt-C&JU.afCUa. ! would hs) caaVtatWa ike r-jaWj this it Vaoo CamtrA a fctfi at3sUa.sa tV jBiag the flm. te.fn-kef t'ie lb u Uoaso or C sMMsiaa accessary an additional estimate of gJ.OOO.OQO, unless circumstances have transpired which look to war ? Why tao acecesity of this extraordinary estimate, if there is not something of war connected with it 7 Mr. QUITMAN. The question is very readily answered. Something has occurred, and is occurring every day, ia this progressive world. Im provements in fire-arms are being made from day to day. There never woe a period within fitly years iq which improvements in arts have so rapidly advanced as now. Mr. CAMPBELL. I would inquire Whether the Secretary of War is not aow authorized to adopt new im Bfovements, and whether, he does not adopt them witaaut spgrial direc tion of the House? - ' Mr QUITMAN I will reply, frankly, that I believe the Secretary ia so authorized ; but he informs you in his letter that he has come to the conclusion these changes should be more rapidly made than heretofore. There must be a point of time for ar riving at such conclusions. In this instance it may have' been suggested by too possibility, even remote, war. The Secretary states that it was not taken into consideration in ma king the annual estimates. It is, therefore, inferable that the policy suggested in the letter arose in his mind subsequently. It was natural that it should do so whenever a din tanf possibility of difficulty with any foreign Power arose. There is no special reason assigned in the mes sage. Had the President desired this appropriation in consequence of eerious apprehensions of a war, I be lieve he would have so stated, as 1 think it would have been his duty to have done. The gentleman from Ohio knows as every member of this House knows that both the British and American papers commented freely upon possibility of some dis turbance of our peaceful relations with Great Britain, in consequence of the reported interruption of friendly relatione between the British Minister and Mr. Buchanan. Without regard ing ths issus of war as at ail probable, I myself, as a member of the Military Committee, had determined to inquire into the state of our defenses. Some anxiety on this subject must have arisen in the mind of every person, however indirectly concerned in them It was not that war was even proba ble, but barely possible. The very prospect of the pacification of Eu rope, wliile the two great rowers, England and France, were in arms, sending their strong fleets to the Went Indies, furnih abundant cause for us to be looking to our military defenses. We know that it has even been officially intimated that they might bo disposed to extend their arrogant .superintendence over the affairs of America. In nil this it seome to me there ie sufficient cause for the Executive to propose a more rapid advance than is otherwise usu al in preparing our military defenses. Mr. CAMPBELL. If the gentle man from Mississippi will permit me, I will say that there are always, and at all times, possibilities of war. The point to which I wish to direct his at tention is this : is there any stronger probability now, of which be is in formed, of a war between this country and Great Britain, or any other country, than there was at the time when the annual estimates were laid upon our tables? It is i moor tant that we should be informed upon this subject that we should know what has occurred within the last ninety days to render it necessary and proper that t3,uuu,U0U should no ap propriated for the purchase of arms Now, if he knows of any probability I admit that there is always a pos sibility of war, let him inform us. Air. UUriMAiN. i nave never been in the habit of making any nice distinctions between the diflerent grades of probabilities. I will say to the gentleman from Ohio, that proba bly there is a little increased possibil ity, and a little more likelihood oi - - - . a war. at least if wo are .to depend on common rumor. What the views oi the administration are, I am not in formed, nor do I feel authorized to speak in relation to them. But, sir, this mess are. and the purposes for which it ha been presented, strike me as so natural, that as a member of this House, and not chairman of the Committee on Military Aflairs, l should have felt it mv duty, if the Secretary of War had not presented this document, to rise in my place and nresent similar suzsresuon Reasoning thus upon the matter, I have expressed my views, and leave to the gentleman himself, and toother members of this House, to determine for themselves whether there is an increased possibility or I may say orobabilitv of war. oririnating from the circumstances which have reached our ear from common tumor. I, my self, at the same time, judging from what haswippeared to bo the policy of , England tor tbo last few years, ao not behove that she is disposed to provoke a war with the United State. Bat one of tbo means to prevent hos tilities is to put ourselves in a state of readiaeat to moot such exigency. Denying, then, that there is any thing ia this message, which should alarm Of oa the most timid, I wouhl have supposed the hoaorable gentle man from Ksmtacky (Mr. H. Ma saau.) to he) the last maa mtho House to kavf aay faura, ar taaaoo boon dtstarttod by a men aapHoaHoa to form fpjrirw:Kli"''-",e'hs l purposes set forth ia it. It is submit ted to the sense of the House, whether such an appropriation should he made, or what amount should be sup. plied for those purposes. It is not necessary, then, in my opinion, that this subject should be sent to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. On the sasiBaftassnotaf' I lv I i Ar aunk SAfkM,... would produce an unnecessary alarm,! 8 ir k ' which 1 am sure the hoaorable gen tlemaa from Kentucky. fMr. Mai shall, whom I have been accustomed to regard as not nervous, but rather possessing the stern spirit of a war rior, would not be willier to eacour age. Yet, if this house should adopt nis rerereocs, ior uie reasons he oners, such would be the effect of this unof fending message. I hope, therefore, it will be sent to the .Committee on Military Affairs, because the matter presented to this House by the Presi dent the questions of the propriety of effecting a more rapid change ia tne kind oi arms now in use, the sup ply of additional munitions, ammuni tion, and accouterments, the increase of the forces at our armories and ar- of I senals, and the kind oi changes to be made in our arms beionirs most Cssh will bo loooired for all Job Work. MR. RICHARDSON. OF ILLINOIS. clans. Ho is jnstasdoad as if he had I Jrssssd a few sarnest words In behalf n e copy iroin uie fany uiooe, oi , annus; wo uw wse oi of Southern Kansas EaziaTaticm. A subscription paper was then opaav the 3tfth ult., the following remarks by Mr. Richarbsom, of Illinois explan atory of his course in a matter which has been much misrepresented. We read it with renewed pride in the man for whom the Democrats of the Honse properly to that committee. Having thus, Mr. Speaker, attempt ed to show that the subject-matter of this message sliould not be referred to the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union, and the propriety of referring it to the Milita ry Committee, 1 will briefly state the reasons why, in my opinion, it sliould not go to tlie Committee of Ways aim Aieans. 1 hat committee, ii 1 understand its functions aright, is con stituted to determine upon the rea sonableness of estimates and propos ed expenditures made under existing laws, and upon the ability of the Treasury to meet them. Their func tions do not extend to new plans, changes, or improvements in any but the financial Department of the Gov ernment. Were their duties as ex tensive as is contended by some gen tlemen, every subject which requires an expenditure of money, constituting nearly all the legislation of Congress, would devolve on that committee. Scarcely a resolution, a proposition, or a bill is presented which does not contemplate come expenditure. Eve ry matter of that character, whether affecting the naval or military ser vice, the post ollice and post roads, the public lands, railroads, or pensions would, according to Misconstruction, be thrown on that committee. It would almost be unnecessary to have any oilier standing committee. The very proposition to refer this matter to that committee has led to a long debate, in which it plainly appears that, under tlie ideas oi the exieusive powers or duties of that committee, irrelevant subjects have been com mitted to them, upon which, when inquired into, they could not act. 1 am not familiar with the history of that eominittee in times past, and do not feel disposed, if 1 had the informa tion, to look back, as some of my friends are disposed to do, with too much veneration to past precedents, or to dwell too long upon that which has been left behind us in our career of progress. I belong to that class of men who look forward rather than backward. Iu conclusion, Mr. Speaker, I have no wish but that this matter shall be referred to the proper committee ; and have only claimed its reference to the committee of which I am chair man because I believed it the proper place lor its consideration. Mr. Richardson (by unanimous consent of the House) said : I desire to submit a few remarks to the House upon the same point to which tho geutleman from North Caroliua Mr. Craig has just spoken. ' Like him, in certain portions of thq country comments have been made upon the fact that my name- did' not appear upon the record C the final vote fur Speaker of this House. It is known here that I had paired off with Air. fcmrie, or Ohio, lie had voted steadily for yon, Mr. Speaker, for some -weeks before I paired off with him. If both of us had voted the result would have been the same- he would have lor mr. Aiken ; and i need not say that, if I had been entitled to vote, I should have voted with great picas ure for my friend, Gov. Aiken, of South Carolina. Mr. Speaker, I need not say to you. nor need I say-to this House, that 1 was opposed to your election not upon any personal grounds : for be tween you and me there is no reason why I should have any personal objec tion; but it was upon political I grounds. It wa upon the ground that I did not believe your election would contribute so much to tighten the bonds which the Deluge, or slain at the sieve of Troy. The nomiuauon of so insig nificant a mummy has excited no lit tle surprise, especially in the South, where Mr. Dohslsos's want ofstrsngth is best understood. It was thought that a party which Stands in such great need of every accessary advan tage would endeavor to strengthen it self by nominating a man of influence. As editor of the Washington Union. Mr. Doselson was such a miserable failure that the party washed their hands of him on tho first opportunity. Gen. Pierce considered him unworthy of confidence and very properly refu sed him aa office. Since tnen.'he has been floundering ia the regions of Know Nothingisra, retaining to his old age, he yodtbful itch for writing i and his inevitable lii-iuer. mr. Vow will take from Mr. Fillmobb what lit tle strength be has in the South.' This is the ticket put forward to de . voted foryou,andi ;f,!a,l,11 i"ncibe Democracy of the ; and I need not say natl0n!! ,h T1 ,be,0rt "P" 'he canvass, for the contest will be be tween the democracy and the ibolt tionists. Snnny South. THE SMALL COMFORT FOR FILLMORE ANS. The noisy boastings' of the Kiew Nothings must receive cold chill from the following calculation dfthe N. Y. Herald, made "as strongb- as possible against the Democratic bar ty." 1 he Herald goes too far in riv ed and a number of cltixeae cam for. ward and gave practical evidsaeo that their -hearts wsrs with tao good cause Mnutlpfin, Jim tart. NosMAt. Scsool Miss SilliaE. Ro neau. f Grenada. Miss., has metaeri- iisvo uie et;isi uur OI UIBC BIM urging the importance of a Stat Femal College. This accomplished young lady has long been urging tbo importance of a 8tate Female Col lege. Thie accomplished young lady has long been urging, through tbo press of Mississippi, the advantage t' be derived from each aa iastitutioa. Shs originated tao idoa. aad has ad vocated wjta aa pattaj pat saaay an hoaorable maasuKa rrtght wall be proud to possess. Wo' have tho pleastire of knowing this young lady, and have never met her superior among her sex Memphis sg(S. ing Tennessee, or even Kentucky, to bind these States , the Know Nothings and ia subtr?t- logemer, ou l"e f "ion oi my ing a numW of EaiterB mJ Wm, .r tern States from the Democratic col It is well known to the House, sir. umn- Tko table. as it is, ho we. from the first moment of the struggle to the close of the contest, I was op posed to your election. And, sir, if I had reasons for that opposition then, they are doubtless strengthened now. I know that, if my friend from South Carolina, had been placed in that Chair, the section of the country from which I come the fifteen States west of the Alleghany mountains would have had some Representatives upon the Committee on Naval Affairs; : that, in tlie danger which is now im er, it shows truly a lamentable pros pect for the Know-Nothings, and the Black Republicans, and aglorious re sult for the Democracy, which will surely be realized, if our party carry out the saving principles of harmony, energy, union, and of "measures, not men:" PRESIDENTIAL VOTE OF 183(1. FROM PRESENT APPEARANCES. The following is an estimate of tho pending over us, some voice would, ' Presidential electoral vote of 1856, in that committee be heard in favor of increasing the Navy till our guns could protect our commerce, and take care ot our interests m every ocean upon the globe. There would have been from those fifteen States more than one voice upon the Committee on Foreign Affairs, to urge, by all honorable means, the settlement of all difficulties between this country and Great Britain ; but if our difficul ties cannot be honorably settled, if war must be, then there will be a million of soldiers ready to pour out their heart's blood to defend our hon or, our rights, and our soil beneath the flag of our whole country. based on the lute elections, on the pre sent organization of parties, and en all the existing indications of the drift of the popular Vote, State by State, majority or plurality, in November: liMfOCBATIC STATES. Sutii, Kltrwisl tes. Stti.. Elsrtsrat t THE AND THE ENLISTMENT CORRES PONDENCE. We conclude to-day the corsespon dence between our government and that of Great Britain, on the enlist ment question. This correspondence is marked by a degree of ability on the part of our secretary of State and Minister to England, which has sel dom been equalled. It will be read with pride by every true friend of his country, not only because of the supe rior talents displayed by two of our greatest statesmen, but because it will satisfy every unprejudiced mind, whether in America or bngland, that we have justice and right on our side. The pretence put forth by Lord Clar endon, that bis government has made sufficient atonement for the wrong done to our honor in the violation by British officials of our neutrality laws and of our rights of sovereignty, is ut terly exploded by the official record Wo were surprised a few days ago to hear Mr. Crittenden, and yesterday Mr. aeward, undertake to maintain that there was some plausible ground for the assertion or Lord Clarendon. There was some little excuse for Mr. Crittenden, as he spoke without hav ing seen the correspondence; but Mr. Seward spoke with the record before him, and went so far as to quote the language, which he construed to be a sufficient apology. As was most for cibly said by Messrs. Pearce, and Stewart, and Masoa, this language is so far from being aa' apology that it rather aggravates the injury. The reader will find aa interesting sketch of thie debate in another column. Whilst it wa going on, and whilst Mr. Seward was making his lame de fence of Lord Clarendon aad of Mr Crarapton, we could not help suppo sing that a portion of his emborraas ment was owing to the fact that Mr. Cramptoa was seated behind him. Thie Met, however, had no influoace on tho other Senators who replied to an I repudiated hie positions. r (W a-iwfftn I. -inn K. N. CONVENTION ITS CANDIDATES. The Know Nothing Convention re cently held at Philadelphia, is certain ly a magnificent failure, a stupendous break-down. Their grips and signs and winks and nods and tomfoolery having been repudiated by the Amer ican people, they met together, cbang ed their mode of tactics, and resolved to keep a stiff upper-lip. It was sim ply a funeral, with the most dreary, dull and disconsolate set f mourners that ever lamented the loss of an apostle and leader like Sam. Seri ously, the Philadelphia Convention was a rich burlesque. Talk, talk, talk, seemed to have been the inspi ration. The deluge of words drown ed out all human ideas. Ten days of noisy wrangling brought them to a platform a mass of water gruel and puerile verbiage, such as no conven tion ever before adopted. The throng seemed to take a pleasure in unmean- ingness silliness was brought to the point of intensity. The platform is a most contemptible, ridiculous, shame ful uffiiir. It opens, like the old, worn out, discarded platform with a hypo- critical groan of "public acknowledg ment to the supreme ucing" then fol lows a rigmarole of nonsense which can be made to favor every thing ex cept slavery and democracy. The word slavery is studiously "preter mitted," for it does not occur in the whole platform. The ticket for President and Vice President, is in keeping with the plat form ot the convention. It has fallen still-born, produced no enthusiasm whatever. We have no hesitancy in saying that Mr. Fillmobb is unques tionably the strongest man for the South that the party could nominate. We go further and say that Mr. Fill mob e's administration was in the main conservative, much more friendly to the institutions of the South thaa wo had a right to expect. from his former views, but to think of being elected President by such a party on such platform, shows that he Alabama Arkansas California Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Iowa Louisiana Missouri Delaware Kentucky Maryland 0 4 4 3 10 11 13 4 6 B Mississippi 7 North Carolina 10 New Jersey 7 New York 35 Pennsylvania 27 South Carolina 8 Texas 4 Virginia 15 total dsm. vote 186 BKOW-NOTH1KO. 3 12 Tennessee 12 Total k. n. vote 35 meoBB woasNirrsas. Connecticut 0 Ohio Maiue 8 Rhode Island Massachusetts 13 Vermont Michigan 0 Wisconsin N. Hampshire 5 Total nigger worshippers' vote 75 In these estimates, it will be per ceived that no State is put down as douutlul. ihis is done in order to give the probable results in a com plete and definite shape, and ai strongly as possible against the Dem ocratic party. Otherwise Maine, New Hampshire, Michigan, Connecticut and Wisconsin might have been as safely placed among the doubtful or even the Democratic States, as for the Nioobb WoBSHirrsas, because the nom ination of Mr. Fillmore divides the anti-Democratic opposition forces be tween him and the Seward alliance in all the Northern States, whether there are any available remains of the old conservative Whig party in existence. i I.. .1 2 I largely an tan ignurancv vi uie propie. At the South, where Mr. Fillmobb is the strongest, his party is weakest. Mr. Fii.lmobs retired from the Presi dency with tho confidence of his party aad the respect or his opponents and it is an unfortunate thing for his fame that he has permitted the use of j his nam by a faction. As to Araaaw J. Donnsos. tho can didate for the Vic. Presidency, be is tao very smallest sort of smaQ pota to, lie is tlie most consummate old fogy that now lies stark, stiff and rig id ia 'he riiVb' of iH'in'-t p!;t;. KANSAS MEETING. Pursuant to notice a Kansas meet ing was held in the Hall of the House of Representatives Saturday evening last. The Hall was filled to overflowing with an intelligent audience of ladies and gentlemen. Hon. J.J. Pettus, President of the State Senate, was called to the chair on motion of Hon. S. Parks of Talla hatchie, and presided with his accus tomed grace and dignity. After a few pertinent remarks from Gov. McRae, S. Woodson, Esq., a cit izen of Western Missouri, was intro duced to the assembly, and addressed it ia behalf of Southern aid to Kansas. Mr. Woodson showed himself per fectly familiar with the aifairs of the Territory, aad his speech was able aad satisfactory. There could have presumes been no one present, iu whose bosom a southern aeart beats, but must have beea convinced of the necessity of prompt and efCcieut actio by the South, lie shu wed Kansas was in all respects admirably adapted to slave labor aad that it opened an unexcell ed field for emigration. Tho plan which he unfolded for retaining tbo territory In the hands of the South, so as to bring it into the Union as a elavo State at tho proper time, is eminontly feasible, aad cannot foil of success if! promptly executed. ' At the do of Mr. Woodson's ad 're Jem. r Tvr rf thi ritv, a! WISE ON FILLMORE. Durins-ths canvass last serine ia Virginia. Mr. Wise, tb present Gov. ernor of that State, declared from tho stump, before thousands of Virginia voters of all parties, that tho admin istration of Millard Fillmore was " Wthington-likt." Thsso were his words- Arte Orient Bulletin. It is proper that Gov. Wise should answer this extravagant charge him self. And here is the response, which we cut from the Wasaiuftoa tats . LBTTZB Or O0V. WIS. Ric-rhoitb, Va.," March t, 1IM. Dbab Sib : I received yours of tho 29th ult. this morning. Tho slip which you enclose from the Baltimore RtjmMum of the 97th February, which purports to report the remarks of the Hon. A. H. Stuart ia the Kaow Nothing nominating convention at Philadelphia, is the first and oi ly printed report of those remarks I hate seen. According to this rsport inf. Stuart said : "Even Mr. Wise, at the time ho stumped the State of Virginia, said that the administration of Fillmore was Washington-lik throughout." Now, I am constrained to believe that Mr. Stuart could not have made this romark In the f.rat plicc I navf.r uttered nor thought such a sentiment ia my life ; secondly, I don't think Mr. Stuart hoard ia at all oa the stamp during my canvass ; If he did. hi never hoard ouch a as aliment trom mo, aad, if such was reported to him, the report was incorrect ; and thirdly, Mr. Stuart, a member of Mr. Fillmore' cabinet could hardly have beea so immodest as to boast that anybody had said mat M.. Fillmore's administratis was Waakinafan-tilra mnnamn SW Ths plaster was tea thick Fsr all tss rsits ts suck I" ' Again, the report says : . "Mr. Wise claimed -his election by the vote of 17,000 outeirfs Whig ." I must contradict this statement. too, whether made by Mr. Stuart or not. Certainly the cause of eivil aad religious f.eedora, maintained by the Democracy of Virginia, was nobly supported by many of tbo truly con conservative, conscientious, and con stitution loving Whigs of our State, but 1 never was able to ill their num ber. We gladly took them in ex change for the renegade Democrats who sneaked away froea their former friends, and took a test oath, ia the secrecy of tho eulvcrt, by the light of a dark lantern. Whether these Whigs can be reclaimed by the new nomination at Philadelphia, time will show. 1 think they cannot be. Mr. Fillmore is no longer a Whig ; be has been changed by tne hocus-pocus of the necromancy of "Sam." lathe next presidential canvass there will be new issues presented by the three Eartiee ; the white maa s party the lemocratie ; the black man's party the Black Republican ; the mulatto party the eroe of the norths ra aad southea Know Nothings the ticket of Messrs. Fillmore aad Doaelsoa. All nature abhors vacuums aad soon- grels ; and so do conscientious, cea se rvative, and coastftutwaal-loviaff Whigs of V irginlam Thereon put a better with pure Africans- wool. flat nose, odor, ebon-skin and gittard. foot and all better thaa they caa bear that cross of the Caucasian aad Cuffcy which you call a mulatto ! 1 ask you to publish this letter la the Union, ia order to correct the re port of the speech of Mr. Stuart, Yours truly aad hastily. HcMarA.Wmt. MISSISSIPPI CENTRAL RAIL ROAD. The constantly increasing busiaeee upon this Road, aow opened 34 mile from Grand Junction, its aorthera terminus, to a point about two rnuce from HollySpriags, proves a more im portant tributary to the Memphis aad Charleston Railroad, itaaa its most anguine mends could have anticipa ted, uae mercnanauMi asia two pas senger trains aow raa .daily ia aectioa with those at the) Cher! Road. The freight to the passenger can generally cr wdsd . The track, as ite foundation bt-eome solid and compact, which alwayj re quires time aad careful atteauoa up on a acw road, most prove its adap tatioa to saws aa well a eat trains. 1aMR',s4wiUhecpdteOsjBtt!. 33 mile from the Jaaatiee, aad,sis from Canton Berth ward, sasO tH milrby theiasjrthof July aat;nd the grading, nasties aad brUgosQwn sj portion of tao road ar pcarfesi -tag rapidly. So we ere tmini en h K . n iVirkr -. V -iv V.'.