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V. V. 1V1NS l'-tlit:i' aiil I'liipiU'tor. Th:liMS.$ '. a nmr. paunhh uilhia ,J'rr,c ,nllis I'tmn tin- lime ' snlxrtiliiiis: $-3..ill in HI 6 M'I'll'l t:nl Ihi i riiioilinii ul Hit iiittf. ,;,-,))! f i n lie 'nlil nil arrrar- 'f-sure ;kiii, t sci jit t:l Uic I'l'lt'"' "J I'm I'111'- l-'.ir ,m.iiM in.ir Ihe. nanus J caiiatimu J'" , tfice .', W. ATIII.NS MllPA. AlM'll It. C.V, (J- . TlloM-ON (Kenl l'"f 'he " LVsi," more, Md. trp II. W. Kish , llie ;iulhnnZJd in liie city ul Balii- t'-e pti'Jior'Zei! of I'liU- sgenl lor this paper in the city delphia. trTP E. Mitciiki.i., Jr., Chailesinn. S C, will nil' nil iij any mis lues's lor this pa- proposition ill at I should agree to a moth per in ih ti eiiy. j fieaiion of my contract, which would ti- .1 ... i .,,',1 rnnnooiMl ' tt F e are nuthnr yeil ami request' it ; to announce NOAM HIGDM.N a can- j available means ot me company io ucnii dida.v for Cotistalile, lo (ill the vacancy oc-1 j,jeJ ,y them to the purchase of the iron castoiied hv lite resignation of Cel. Me- j a1( equipments, and leave me .milling but INell-v. 1 lie election comes on no oa.u. day, ihe ViOih inst Lecture os Temperance. Ii will I reniemhered that on next Saturday, P. - White, Eq., the celebrated Temperance Lecturer, will address tW peopl on (he subject of Temperance, in Ihe Methodist Church in this place. Lei nil who possi bly can, he pron-nt to hear him. EAST TENNESSEE AND GEORGIA RAILROAD. At ihe meeting ol ilio Directors last week, Gpii. Green made a proposition lo relinquish his comrnct for making the E isl Tennessee aid Georgia Railroad, ihe Cum panv paving him fur the work done and materia! I'ttrni-li be paid what "' ! engineers, nr.'! r ally cho-i-ii, to d" mid out of wl-ich is lo to Mih-conlraelnrs and I !il-r tu pt IVOIls 111 ii r II- w i it, if anvthii', he Sii 'il I' ilsllllietll. Shall receive fer su--ii which was accepted, and M. 15. Es;i . i.ni! Prnl'essi.r A. M. Lea tar.l. E.si Tennessee 1'iiiversity, were chosen r-l'eret.s will) power to ehoos? an umpire whose de cision shall be final. DEATH OK MR. CALHOUN. The great South Carolinian is no more. He died at Washington, on -Sunday, Hie 31st day of March. lie had If en suffer ing for some lime with a sevpre pulmonary affection, which had kept him confined to his room generally since the commence, ment of ihe present session ol Congress, nd which terminate-! bis existence. Mr. Calhoun was lorn on the l;th of: March, irS2. and was therefore josl turn-J have sacrificed my energies, comfort and ed of OS years of age. More than fortv ealll " Vollr service, and hoping thai years of his life were fpent it) public ser-' u,lJ,'r ,lle iwnee of further invesliga vice. and ma-lv the who'e of thai long pe nn;1 m",ual rri'nJ, an nMe ar" nodinlhe Legislative or Exeeuiive De. ' rangen-ni cm yet be made, I appeal to panmenlsor llie General Government.- V""- lhe PpnPle of Ea!t Tennessee, lor "Few men have filled so large a spa, e in 'l,om I have done so much, as persons the niihlic eve: few have aeii'd a more nil- ! lovi"? ,0 I"0'"' V0"1" in,PreS,S an'1 porlanl pari on the stage of American politics; few have t.;i H hirg-r voij in lh" mi lil in enuneils. anil net one has descendi ed to Ihe tomb with a deeper devotion on ; '""ais ao eili""ial ar,icp' misrepresent the par. of personal friend,, or will, a larg-, 'ransac.ions belween .he Doard ershareofpuhhc admiration, .ban Ihis il- nd myself, nnd charging that the sub lustrious Carolinian." ; coniracior. and laborers will be defrauded The great men of the country are fall-: of "'ir P" unl'ss ' is re'a",ei1 ''V ing fal-anotl.er one has depar.e.l-ano- Doard, and paid to then, instead of paying Iher great light has gone ou.-the voice '" " It was I who required, as a con so often beard in Hie councils of the nation di,i" ,1,e arrangement entered into, lhal is now I,uhed-the eloquent tongue tbe Company should pay Ihe contractors now still and dumb in "cold obstruction's anJ engineers. The Company owe me, apaihv"-but .he impress of the mighty ' required that the Company should mind is ens.ampcd upon .he history of .he l'ay the conlrac.ors.laborers.and engineers; the country, and will endure, like his and yel, .he Register, bound to know this, virturs forever. : maliciously assails my character by charg- ' ' ; ing that if the Company do nol pay them Another Faii.i -nr.. A second attempt j iliey will be defrauded by me. lias been made to rally the people of Mur- I ray county to a meeting lo appoint dele-J gates lo the Nashville Convention. The result was ihe people were not there. A few persons however wem in ailendance, and an attempt made to adopt a resoluiion ' thing that may tend to prevent an amicable to appoint two delegates, which failed, and adjustment, believing it our mutual inter the meeting stands adjourned over till the esls so to niljust our difficulties. I am still first Monday in May when il will per- willing to give lo the Company all the aid haps meet, and then perhaps adjourn again. Several speeches were mule on llie occasion, one by Rarclay Martin, a prominent Democrat of Middle Tennessee, in which he said he was Ihnruuhlij n;o- ed to the Convention. lie unw no neoot. sity for it, nnd pronounced a most eloquent euloirv upon the Union. The lime lor any such movement ns this Nashville Conven- linn had nol come, and he hoped and believed nevpr would come. II jood should come from the Convention, oihers were. welcome 10 uie noiior. n uc .....o II UIILeiSlllUU lllrtl 1IC Wtti IIU1 ... n.ij -. Her responsible for it. So ol the other speakers, wnli one ex- ception they expressed ihemselves in lerms of opposition to the Convention. Election. We understand there is to be an election for Constable in this Civil District, on Saturday ttie 'JOih inst., to Gil Ihe vacancy occasioned by the resignation of one of the gentleman recently elevated from llie humbler walks of life to that high nd responsible station. There are, as we understand, two candidates in Ihe field, nd io view of the great interests involved, we trust that the canvass will be thorough, that ihe pariy lints will be driwn and slrelched to their utmost tension, and that no Wilis, as l.appenrd on a former occa sion, will v:e 'or a I leniwrat, and rice rer M3, thai i. i 'v.t will fi'tf f-r a Whig, that is, il l-ig- auJ Democrats are run ning. We bupt cur sucsesuoni will be funded to. TO THE PEOPLE OF EAST TEN NESSEE : A Commit.ee of ihe Board ol Directors of the East Tennessee and Georgia Hail Road Company in n report mnde to the IVinrtl on iliu 'lih nisi., says: "II is well known lo the Directory nnd the con i in ii 11 1 1 v ni lame lhal nl I lie limp c contract was given t Gen. lireen, Hip ( 1,lll,11y ,, ,, available nipans Willi which to commence operations opon the Komi, iiml that Ihe credit ol the Company vas entirely destroyed," Tin? tame Committee recommend: "lhal .lie Directory should carry inio ef fect t lie injunction of the Slock holders hy l.iki;:;; llie nccpssarv steps lo avail them si Ives of il.p benefits of the loan from Ihe slate uf .i:i."!l,(H!U," but coupled thai recommendation wilh a pince in the hands of the Board all Ihe i n i ..... . nli(.nll , .t.p nAn9. materials, supcrs.ruclure, turn-outs, water stations, depots, engine houses, &c, &.c, from Malum lo the Tennessee river. They further required that I should relinquish nil lhal pnrt of my contract relating lo the iron and equipments, and surrender the profit that I would hare made from it. Had the price of iron increased instead of fallen, since mv contract was tnade, they would have required me to furnish it the price bavins fallen, I was unwilling1 to sur render my just profits. This demand with other circumstancrSjto which I nepd not now reler, induced me to apprehend linn diffi culties might arise in the execuiion of my contract, and I therefore, as well to ad vance your intPiests as lo protpct mine, proposed a surrender of ihe contract and a reference of ihe question of compensation and llama;!!"!. Tin- Board agree that when the coniraci was made, tliev had no available means and no credit. I have done more than one humlied and forty thousand dollars worth of work llie grading on forly miles of Road is nearly completed, and the grealer pnrt of the limbers on the Road. The Company has always been in my debt they have not advanced me one cent, and iheir own Engineer slated to Ihe Doard that the estimates now due nnd unpaid amount to more, than twice the sum due lo con tractors nnd engineers. I have given life to your dead Company I have furnished and created Ihe means lo make your Road -I l'"ve restored your ruined credit I my feelmjs and character from ihe unkind 1 a.-persions of a calumuous press. The Knoxville Register of the lOih inst. I desire lo aid in ihe early complelion of the Road, and am unwilling lo do any thing .0 impair Ihe credit or resources which I have so much contributed lo build up, I therefore intentionally avoid saying any I can, consistently with what is due to my own rights, inleiesls and character. These, it is my duty to assert, and, ns far ns I can, to maintain, nnd for doing ibis, surely no l.bi ral minded, honest person can complain nf in I desire especially lo avoid un profitable newspaper controversy, because, wnutever oiners r.i") iiunK, i Know u:ai n will greatly injure ihe Company. I howe er, will vindicate my own character, what- eVer lite consequences may be Respectfully. iiiTcc rerrv The Nashville Cohvektioh. The Savannah Republicao contains a letter from Francis S. Danow, Esq., declining a nom ination as an alternate delegate lo the Nashville Convention lo represent the Whig party in the first Congressional dis trict ol Georgia. He declines on the ground that Ihe people of the district have not man ifesled any considerable interest in ihe pro posed Convention; and that, should this indifference continue, it is probable thai the popular delegatei will be destitute of lhal acknowledged constituency which can alone stamp Iheir acts ictfh mulhorily, or give weight lo their cptnwns. The Columbus (Miss.) Whig states that G. M. Ragsdale, Esq., Clerk of the United Slates District Coon, at Pontoloc, was shot in lhal place on ihe 1 Ot It nil., by Moses Williams, from which wound be died in fifteen or twenty minutes. DELEGATES. There is a tremendous effort being madp hy tome half dozen individuals in ihis State to arouse the people aid have delegates appointed to the Nashville Con vention. Now, what will it avail? Uav nt ihey just tried ilon in Georgia, where there has been some talk on the subject, ami 'I"" people have paid no more attention to the harangues of the ngiialnis than they do lo the winds that blow they have hpanl the sounds (hereof, but seemingly care not whence ihey come nor whither t lir y go. Even Mississippi, which has been uair tlip heiul nnd from of the movement, is ill vided in sentiment on the subject, while Louisiana and Texas repudtale ihe meas ure. In fact, in every State, so far as we are advised, where llie subject lias been brought directly lo Ihe people', Ihey have manifested the greatest indifference, re fusing generally lo lake any action al all. If the Convention is held at all, ihe indi cations at present a'e that nM one half ol the slaveholding Slales will be represented. Then why seek to slir up Ihe people ol Tennessee lo a measure for which they have not manifested either lasleor inclina tion? It is true, some halJLdcen very small poliiical Jupiters have been thun dering away from behind Ihe cloud of dust which ihev sneceeded in raisin" at the commencement of the agitation, but as yel iheir appeals have made no impression on ihe public mind the have failed even to enlist public nltenlion, and the people have by iheir silence and imlifference evi denced clearly that ihey bave no desire to go into this Convention. It may be that a few persons can be got together in the couniy towns nnd village", as in some oilier Stales, who will resolve themselves into lane nnd august assemblages, and ap point delegates. Hul what will be the re suit, what is lo be Ihe effect of ihe delibe rations of a body of men representing no- bo iy's views hul iheir own. They will certainly nol be regarded ns a reflection of ihe sentiments of ill" people. The lain' f treasonous designs, of disunion and disso lution is upon and around ihis Convention movement, nnd ihe people, the patriotic and Union-loving masses, will have nolh ing to do with il; though the Jupiieis, it is presumed, will 'thunder on until ihe cloud I ill and leaves litem exposed id ihe ridicule and scorn of (hose whom ihey were attempting to mislead. FnEE Concert, The Athens Rrnss Band gave a Free Concert in ihe Metho dist Church on Wednesday night last We were nol present on the occasion, be; ing particularly engaged in anticipating the enjoyment of those fragrant Ilavannas which Mr, Sehorn will present us with as soon as his supply arrives; but we under stand the music was lirst rate, and that the audience behaved with excessive prcpneiy, Iherp being no uproarious laughter or loud talking on the part of any to attract nt leniion lo themselves. During recess, nl the suggestion of one of the audience, deacons were appointed to pass round ihe hat and lift a collection for the benefit of the widow and iIip orphai. Of course, while this pnrt of the exercises wns be ing gone through with, dimes fell, "like the raimdrops, without measure," or "thick and fast as autumnal leaves in brooks of VaMambrosa " Music, it is said, haih charms io soothe the savage, and we hnve no doubt the masculine part of Ihe congrecation felt considerably mollified about llie time ihey retired. The women, God bless 'em, are never savagp, and do not need the charm of music to render liipir society endurable. Seriously, however, llie members of the Dand have acquired a degree of skill and perfection on their resp-cltve instruments, alike creditable lo themselves and lo Iheir teacher, Mr. Ktiabe, who by ihe way is nol only a proficient in the science of music, but every inch a gentleman; but we sug gest to them nol lo give nny more Free Concerts. If iheir music is worth listen ing to, it is worih paying for. People en joy such thinas much belter when Ihev pay for the privilege of being present. And above all, boys, don't lift any more collec tions il is nol in exactly good taste. Laid Low. Gone JuWtl, To the vile dust fr whence they sprung, I nw. iit, iiiiliuiiiireil, mid uiiMiiig. We learn from ihe Knoxville Plebeian that the horse-tacks thai have so long giaced ihe thoroughfaies of that city, are, by an imperious dictum ol the Mayor and Aldermen, laid low with mother earlh, and thai7iicJnee,Morr,e racA-nui.'i now written above the places where they ttice loomed up in convenient array. We ate glad of it, as the act affords unmisiakeable evidence lhal the spirit of innovation is abroad, that old things are rapidly passing away, and lhal the cultivation of those delicious es culents, Yams and Cutter Deans, no longer solely engrosses the attention of the gen tlemen whose high and special prerogative it is io watch over and protect, with the mantle cf their wisdom, the growing in terests of the commercial emporium of East Tennessee. Knoxville is fast becom ing the "city on the hill side," whose ex ample it to prove light lo the under standings and lamp lo the feet of her less enterprising neighbors. Cut, alas! poor old horse-racks Tears fell, when thou wert fulling, From eves unused to weep You rt cone! llequicscal in pace! KaBmnammnnLiiJiiimi.'i" Boston, April 1. Singular Statement Relative to the MiiiiiF.R of Dit. Paukman. The rumor Ihnt Dr. Webster was discovered over the dead body proves trup. The stu dent was returning to ihe lecture room lor his overshoes, and found the doer locked. He then went down through the basement into the lower laboratory, and passed up stairs lo enler ihe leclure room by Dr. W's. private door. As he got into the upper la boratory, he saw Dr. W. standing over the corpse of Dr. P. Either by entreaty or threats, ihe student was induced to lake n solemn oath not to divulge what he had seen, and the next day ho left for home, down east. A short lime since he wns ta ken wilh the brain lever, nnd in his deliri um raved about .he mysterious murder. Me called for a clergyman, nnd asked him if he was bound lo keep such an oath as he described. The result was that lie divulged all to the minister, who came to Huston nnd in formed Ihe government, but it was too late lo use the evidence. P. S. The name of the medical student is Hedges. He belongs in Bridgewaiei, and is the son of a minister. During the exciiemenl and trial he had been in Maine, hul is now in Boston. The report is on irood authority. Visit op Weksteu's Famii.v. Dr. Webster's family visited him this afternoon, and were lelt a few moments in his cell. The interview was painful. Washington, April 1,1850. It 3eems that the national bereavement has mellowed every heart: and that the bitterness of strtle with which ihis session hegan, is, hv the melnnchuly chord that has now been stiuck, destined to resolve uself inio peace and harmony. We shall have n qutel and a useful session. Parly spirit is about lo he rebuked, and sectional differences ore soon to be arranged on a common and nat.onal platform. Clay and Webster are now the remain ing Decemvirs of the Senate the trium virate is gone forever. Baltimore, April 2, IS50. Mr. Calhoun's Funeral. The fu neral of Mr. Calhoun look place to-day. The Senate assembled at the usual hour. The galleries and every part of Ihe Cham ber was crowded by petsons axious lo wit ness llie imposing ceremonies, and hun dreds who had collected for the same pur pose were unable lo obtain admission. At I Z o'clock Ihe members ol Ihe House of Representatives, preceded by its officers, entered the Senate, ihe Line! Justice, and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of she United States, nnd President Taylor and his Cabinet arrived soon nfier, those present rising lo receive litem. The President was conducted to a seat on the riht of the Vine President. The Diplo- malic Cons, who were largely represented, occupied seats near the centre of the Cham ber. Numerous officers of the Army and Navv. and other distinguished men were also in aticndance, on this mournful occa sion, and occupied solas in the lobbies. At twenty minutes after twelve o'clock, the remains of Mr. Calhoun were brought inio the Chamber in charge of the Com mittee of Arrangements, followed by such of the relatives of the deceased as were present, the South Carolina delegation in the House of Representatives, and oilier friends, as mourners. The corpse was placed immediately in Iront of the Vice President's desk. After the performance of ihe Episcopalian funeral services, and the delivery of a brief and impressive ad dress by llie. Rev. C. M. Butler, Chaplain of ihe Senale, from ihe 7ih verse of the tr'th psalm, the procession wss formed, Senators Mangum, Clay, Webster, Cass, King and Berrien, officiating as pall bear ers, and p.oceeded to the Congressional burying ground, where the remains were deposited, Id await iheir removal to South Carolina. The members of the Senate re turned to their Chamber, and immediately adjourned. Cor. Char. Cour. Go-betweess. There is perhaps not a more odious character in the world than that if a go between by which I mean that creature who canict to the ears of one neighbor every injurious ohserualion that happens lo drop from the mouth of another. Such a person is the slanderei's herald, and is altogether more odious thai) the slander er himself. By his vile officiousness he makes that poison effective which eUe would be inert; for three fourths of the slanderers in the world would never injure iheir object, except by the malice of go betweens, who, under the mask ol double ft iendihip, act Ihe part cf douLle traitors Election for Delegates in Geor gia. The Koine Bulletin of the 4th inst. says: The great election lor delegates came off on Tuesday last. In this city there were G3 votes polled of which Ihere were lor Miller 53, Fouche 45, Cooper 12, no con vention 11, Lumpkin 1, blank one. If the polls were opened at any other precinct in the couniy we have not heaid of ii. And so winds ibis great farce in smoke. Fur.. Waller Mansell. living two miles South of Athens, had his bouse and all its contents destroyed by fire on Sunday last. Another. No mail from beyound At lanta yesterday, and we are consequently without any thing very late from Wash ington. Boston, April 2. The result of the trial of Dr. Webster is enerallv npnioved by our citizens as in accordance with the testimony in the case, and has been ihe subject of uninterrupted conversation through all pans of ihe city since its close. It is understood the jury after "oing out on Saturday night, at first deliberated in silence for ten minutes, ihen voted on llie question whether '.he remains were those of Dr. Parkman. There was n unanimous yea. On Ihe second question, whether Web ster commitleJ Ihe murder? There was oiven vi ns and one nav. The nay came from Mr. Benjamin II. Greene He sta led his point of doubt, nnd nfier some dis cussion, he declared il was removed. The family of Webster was not informed of the verdid on the nighl it was rendered. Some friends, however, undertook the task of preparing iheir minds lor il. The aw ful disclosure was made to them on Sun day morning, by Mrs. Win. E. Prescoll. The scene was most hearl-iending. Ev ery effort has been made by their friends lo assuage the griel ol the alllicied wife and daughters, who. Up to a bile hour, confidently expected an acquittal. Honors to Mr. Calhoun. A dispatch from Washington, informs us that the U. S. Senate have appointed a Commiiiee of six, to convey the remains of Mr. Calhoun to his native soil. The Committee com sists of the following gentlemen: Mr. Ma son, of Virginia, (who moved the resolu iion;) Mr. Webster, of Massachusetts; Mr. Berrien, of Georgia, Mr. Davis, of Missis sippi; Mr. Dickinson, of New York; and Mr. Dodge, of Iowa. Mr. Cass offered a resolution to priM in pamphlet form the proceedings of the Sen ate, in reference lo the decease of Mr. Calhoun, which was adopted. There is a man up the country who al ways pays for his paper in advance. He never had a sick day in his life never had any coins or toothache his potatoes never rot the weevil never ens his when! the frost never kills his coin or beans his ba bies never cry at night, and his wile never scolds. Kxchange paper. And the pigs never break into his gar den, his horses never run away and break things his sons are all good boys his daughters are all handsome he always "sleep sound o'ni:;his" never has Ihe nightmare and il he should die suddenly, 'with all his sins on his head uniepeuied of,' he would not be confronted in Ihe other world with n printer's account dark as Erebus blackening in his sighi like the ancient hand writing on the wall! CO-The Jackson Mississippian invites the delegates to (he Southern Convention lo nice l in Ihnt ctlv. If ihey must meet at nl! that would be the very place. They could then sea Gov. Q,uitiuan and "that able staff" wilh which he has been surrounding himself for the great emi rgency. The Washington correspondent of the Baltimore Sun has the following in his let ter of the 1st inst: I feel almost authorized to say that the slavery question will be nmicably settled during the coming week. The Southern members are ready and anxious to do all ihey should be expected lo do under the constitution. The only difficulty now ap prehended, is from the few infernals who have sworn to support the constitution and Ihen talk of obligations superior to a "high er powei!" This monstrous, damnable doctrine has been repudiated at ihe White Mouse, in Ihe most emphatic manner. REMEMBRANCES. Oft at the hour when evening throws Its gathering shades o'er vale and hill, While half ihe scene in twilight glows. And half in sun light glories still, The thought of all thai we have been, And hoped and feared on life's long way; Remembrances ol jov and pain. Come mingling with ihe close of day. The distant scene of Youth's bright dreams The smiling green, the rustling tree; The murmur of the grass-f-inged stream, The bounding of llie torrent free The friend, whose lender voice no more Shall sweetly ilnill the listening ear, The glow that Love's firs, vision wore, And Disappointment's pangs are here. But soft o'er each reviving tcene The chastening hues of Memory spread; And smiling each dark thought between, Hope soltens every tear we shed. O thus, when Death's long nig-hl comes on, And its dark shades around me lie, May parting beams Irom Memory's sun Blend solily in my evening sky. The Unitt of the Human Race Startling JroiraI. At the lale Scientific Convention at Charleston, Dr. Molt read paper on the Physical History of ihe Jews, in relation to us bearing on ihe common origin ol mankind, which gave rise to some debate, in the course of which Prof. Agas. siz said : "For his own part, after giving to this question much consideration, he was rea dy to maintain that the different races of men wert descended from different stocks," nd he regarded this position as fully sus tained by divine revelation. The Jewish history was the history, not ol divers races, but of a tingle race of mankind; bul the existence of other races was often incident ally alluded lo, and distinctly implied, if not absolutely asserted in Ibe sacred vol ume." This expression of opinion produced a strong sensation among the members of the body. For the Jllhcns I'osl. Mr. Editor: Allow me, through the medium of your excellent journal, to make a few suggestions in regard lo dress to those who may feel disposed lo favor me with their patronage. Dark material, as far ns convenient, should be selecled. . Black silk for ladies is preferable to any oilier kind ol goods, on account of its line luster; satin gives n very rich drapery, but with a strong light iIip luster is apt to be rather loo sharp. There is a class of worst ed goods almost destitute of gloss, which is very difficult to define in drapery, espe ctnlly where the complexion is light; these, however, answer very well for a dark or florid complexion. A very light complex ion should be accompanied by a lightish dress, in order nol lo afford loo strong a contrast. Very young children may be dressed quite light, except when it is in tended fur ihem to sii with nn adult person, in which case Ihe contrast should not be too great md in all cases where two per sons intend silling trgo.her, this should be observed. Lnce nnd muslin collars, bor deis, &c, should be nairow and open as possible, or they reflect light on the fea tures nnd thereby destroy the outline, Linen, muslin, &c, take belter, if done up without starch or ironed on the under side, as it obviates reflection. White, light blue, purple and light pink, should be avoided. WM. LAWRENCE. Had the frnmers of the Federal Consti tution been as rigid "on points of inferior magnitude" as those who would now slake the existence of ihe Union on the proposii lion to exclude ihe admission of California wiili her present constitution as a State, can any one suppose thai the Federal Con stitutiun (which Washington said "was the result of a spirit of amity and of that mutual deference and concession which .he peculiarity ol our political situation ren dered indispensihle") would ever have been adopted? Those whose circumscribed views magnify the narrow and selfish ob jects ol partial convenience ns of more im poriance than the harmony, safety, and happiness ol ihe whole, may be very hon est in i heir notions, bul they are entirely loo ethereil to be satisfied wilh such de gree of perlection as it is within the power of humanity to aiiain in the construction of political institutions Southron. Negroes in tub French Assemrlt. The Island of Gaudalupe lias just elected two negro citizens to ihe Naiional Assem bly in Paris One of Ihem, Perincn, was Governor of Marlinque under Ihe Provit ionul Government established on ihe ruins of .he French throne. The New-Orleans Delta of Friday, says: "Passengers on board of the packet boat Natchez No. 2, arrived las. evening, stale lhal lale frosis had greatly injured the col lun plan, in the vicinity of Natchez, nnd that ihere was a heavy fall of snow in that city and vicinity, day before yesterday, 27ih ult." The Wilmot Proviso Repudiated bt the Legislature ok Michigan. The Michigan House of Represeniauves on Ihe I9ih of March passed resolutions sustain ing the course of Gen. Cass on the slavery question. Resolutions were then offered by Mr. Leech, embodying ihe principle tf the Wilmot proviso. They were rejected 2G to 37. Thus are repealed (by one branch) the instructions of ihe last Legis lature to Gen. Cass and his associate in Ihe United States Senate, to vole in favor of the Wilmot proviso. Michigan has now done what mosi oilier Northern Slates will soon do, New York included, unless the Territorial question should be disposed of at the piesenl session of Congress. Let Ihis be remembered. Eleven camels were imported into BaU tttnore lasi week from the Canary Islands, intended for the far west, lo lest wheiher ihey can be raised and acclimated in that region. Cholera. The Louisville Journal, of the 2Sih ull., says- "The steamer George Washington, which arrived from New-Orleans yesterday, had ten deaths of cholera among her passen gers during the trip. The St. Cloud, from Memphis, buried one of her colored firemen here. His disease is reported not to have been cholera. The cholera prevails lo some extent along the lower Miisissippi. As often as we bring to light ihe iofirmi ty of another, we set our own on ibe can dlestick with it. Newcastle Coal at Pottsville. Tbo strange fact is slated that coal from New castle, England, is liken lo Pottsville, lo be used in the workshops of ibe Reading Railroad Company, the price of it under Ihe present tariff being lower than Ameri can coal. If you love your son, give him plenty of the cudgel; if you hate him, cram him with dainties. Childish Murdeb. "Mother, I goes the baby won't cry any more, lor I've kil led il and thrown it out doors." The Ded ham (Mass.) Democrat relates lhal these are the words which a little girl io that town, only four and a half years old, ad dressed lo her mother, upia hei relursj from short absence; and mat ibe baby wsa found under the sink spout, with a cot ua on its wrist, from which il had bled almost lo death.