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1. IV I NS Kililnr ami Proprietor. 7V.7i.'.V. a ;:"n: o- a tl'tin Hi (ii mmtVt ft.H, I f "' '' . ? 'I ().l -.( ' , ' '' ......'. ("I') .V i- V nmUaw I mi' HI "" '" t s 'arv iiai'l, i s" jit al l.t ; ''' i.tiec fljf 'i ,!,' We ' rtimWuh ice 'I, t' 'A. n- -ii '"j:. A I i. . J' r i '. . ........ fcj - W. Tlion-uN. is the it 11 I . c. i i - - agent for the "iVst," In lite ci')' ol Haiti more, Ml. SCP H. W. IC'Ni is lb? atni.orlfd agenl lur tins p.ij er in ibe ctiy ul i'uini delphin. jcy K. MiTcuni.i.. Jii.,Chii-tiM, S. C, will allcnd lu any business lor mis pa per in Ihal ci'.y. iion. tho. J. o.oipi.rx. In our paper of !a-r. we. k we i. -nminiccd tin; iii'am-holy intelligei .'' of tin- death ol the lion. Tins. J. .V.:.i!'u:!.'.. Il' L'bik ol tho House of I'o'prr-i rv.js of tli1 t.'ni'eil StUlCs. Wl'hll'l iudll'geij n. fuinl hope tint the telegraphic despatch ini;;iil prove inctT roc', as ni! previous i. ilv it-- assured us ol his continued good health, lie d.ei! al . . , , . . . . , i inlprrcd in the irraveinrd at that p'nee on , . ,i,.iii, I : , -p ',. , &iwl im-A-a is n sniiive o i iien Mr u'.v 0 our entire cominiu.i!)', where the iloeeisrd loft a larjre circle of friends and ncfpmiiitunc!. Whilst his iui'iicdiilu fiiinil mid rc'attv- mourn the loss of t.-uo ivin,e place m theK ffcctionss run! ct fidemv cann-'l i liilcd, the public feel that lleyare deprived of ti useful and honorable in.M.l.i.r of lu-ccly, nod that tin able iimI i l!i-:ieiil public iiii'er, and a peticrous, cstiinti'jle ntul n;ul wor thy yf'U'le"11111' ''tis been ttiUt.il from llieir lllidsl. Tin." peojne of A!heus pti r! icubi 1 1 e, u ml of tin: third Judicial Circuit ol'ilie Sale, where nil of bis proiessiouil ca-ecr was passed, will cherish his nieii.oiy with pecu liar pride, and will ron.'raiu'Hte tbeiust'lves that it has b'.'eii tbcir li ritnie tn w i'to a-s a career so useful, so pu'.ri' and so cn crous. Nor will llie peo,...! of theSia'c n largo forjjet Ihal they Imvo lost one of their uesi cn.. 'lis on..; whom; leenns una in- ternsts have ever been c'o-cly idenlilieil wi'li theirs, nod who leu yr.-wn with the Stale pari icipu ted in ul! its vicissiinih-s its good utni bju forliiio', i.i d who, during a life! of fifty seven ycur.-., i.-is i;e;cr hveii beyond its 1. tints. Col. Coiopuell wru born m Jciierson C'liiuty in this Suite, on liie L'i.i I-em '.in ry, 17!)3jilt three years la fi re lit'.! i.-Jioiasion of Teniicf.-ui.' into the l im n, ilt! was the eldest sou of the lion. Uav d Campbell, at that ttoic ti Terr.toriu! Jaege o:,.;. r nppoiut. liient of Prctuhnl. Wa-h.i .O''.oii, lor the Ter ritory South of liie Ui'i", i.ial wii j after-. wards li'led various jainci.il siinious timiei liiliienlty the Iriends of compromise have tho government of tie,' Mac nod of the , to encounter an J overcome i-i the excites United Suites. H,s fniher removed nl. mi 1 meut iiici'lent lo a continued discussion of early day lo the mouth of li e !loi-ou river ihe subject. At Ibis time, ( very thing cal in Roane county, mid reided 'or many years . fnlnir-J m ibo () foster excitement is upon tho farm now occupied by olaj. Win. j to be .sppririllv deprecate, I. If ihe question li. Lenoir, wiiere (-d. Cam "bell -ju n! most ' ,s not stilled before the lime for liie Con of his youth Mid received ins earliest cdu- j vetuioti arrives, ibe acts of ibi'l body will cation. Tho country was at Ibat true but j add fuel lo ami Ian ihc ll.iuie of discord, spursely inhabited, Mid a h.rec p: rtiou ol ' and consoipieuilv increase Ibe obstacles lo List Tennessee was yet occupied by the j a satisfactory adjustment. We continually Indians. The Legislating' of tho Stalu held its sessions tit Kuoxvi'le. and in the ses sion of ItI-j-IG, if we remember correctly, Col, Campbell was chosen Clerk id' ill House of Representatives. Jn llto i.iiuii lime his fa' her bail rtinuvid to Wu-hing- ton, Khes county, v here h" cu d in tho l ul; , ui 1. j, not., no ton- nn. "ih c fi (uup of the Mississippi Territory, under appoint- liient from President M:n!i-uii. I Tho responsibility i.f a inuncrous fiunily a inoilier, several sifters anil n ymii.ycr ' brother, (.'ol. V. Al. Can p'.ieil, lute Cashier of tho liraiu h Rmk of Teiuicssi-o at ibis . l... 1 1. 1 '..I f -n i ,.t i ...i. :.. i... .1 , i... . n: i' I ...i .... H-w. -"- "" -1 ""'-: I...H I f. .1.1. '..It.. l..l l.n ..v.. ,1... ' jeu, unu iai'intiMy tu.. I... iv.u me ine imv, tie Hloris, I; we remained silent winle re lic commenced the prut-tic- of the La ve ' l-'-v'y '"" "ho inien.ionally casis porIS allJ runlors u.ere j t.jrt;u!allon ta. Washi.igion, under favorable nipices, at, obslncles in the way of a seitlement of the cu,a,eJ l0 embarrass and retard the woik. the ne of iweniy Ibree, m.d aln time when i slavery question, ns it is calied, cannot, in the business wr.s proliintib- i-i j.'at Ten. view nl the consequences involved, but be Select Committee nf Ihe Senaie on Ihe nessce. His skill us a clerk lo a leg.tlr.livc j regarded as an enemy of Ibe Union; and Slut-cnj Qiieitiim. The Senate have elect body recalled him to ihoso duties nt du-; we bnpe our people will have nuiliin? lo pd llie lolioiving Senators lo compose the ncxtsesiionoftheUener.il Assctnii y, and , 1.. ' 8U Itillnoti..,,," '.. t'l'-'i,, t ti.t 1.. it... unanimously elected. He occupied Ibe sib- tion for many years, and all of the older citizens ol the country unit? in llieir testi-1 mony as tu tho enliro fidelity 0 ml accept i-1 bility with winch In- discharged all the din ', tics connected with Ibe- i-lii' t.-. ! Afiprihp ireatv ol ll'.l. bv winch ihp Hiwassee District was surrendered up by ' the Indians, Col. Campbell removed with cause 10 complain as far as litis county is bis family to AiIi-mis, where be remained con.-erneJ. There are sis post ollices in in the practice c his pio'ession until l -o,'i, Mc.Minn, and five of them are filled by when he agiin removed lo Kiiea county, Democrats. Of course, we do not rom baving purchased a Inrm on Tennessee plain that such is the fact: but we think, river with the design i f spending the bal-1 under ihe circumstances, the cry of pro nee ol his life in agricultural pursuits (fur j teription is little out of place. Willi all which be bad great lasie,) in connexion ; Ihe removals that have been made, the op Willi the practice of ihe law. Hut ihe position slill have possession of more than sickness of himself and lamily, consequent ' half the offices under the general govern upon his proximity lo the river, urged hi 111 nier.l the Administration wilh all the ef to remove again lo town. At (bat lime ' lorts the Democrats charge it has made, Hhea county also comprised ibe territory - hs; not been able lo equalize them. Cut from which the roumy i f Meigs ha Min e if ihey I, eld ihetn all the grumbling would been created, an I was o:ie of the 1110-1 lie none ihe less they would then coin thifty, eu'erprising and pleasant counties j plain because more were not created lo in Last Tennessee. In liZi he was elect-j meet the wants of the needy. id a lii'pri scnt.uive in the Legislature o! I lie State, and in ISj." was re-elected lu the same position. !n IXj7 he again look up his n sideuce in Alliens, where he. livi'J lil! lie das elected Clerk ol the House ul Itepifsi nlatives of the I'nilid Slates, in isir. OI. C'nni!.f I! co'iiiniK J llie practice o! the law in tli is Circuit, and devoted hi al- Doff (iivru. In order lo correct those j 'ampU'll s reniaiiis were taken lo i ennes lentil. n lu his hii-mrss with assiduity ami U'i rntienus impressions wo hovn I tiouuiit it i ' l"f interment. 'mergy. lie was frequently interrupted in the J t j i u 1 1 of his piiviiH; business, hy Ibej call of his fellow, citizens lo serve ilwin in I a more public capacity. Accordingly in It pi be was selccied by the WliL' nanv us i heir c'linlidalp lot Elector in llie dill Couv D s'.rut, (now in liie great poliiii.nl ennvass, wliich occurred af Tttat. ti me in the contest between Harrison nn'4 Van Hurra for the Presidency. In ibia ex cliinp and r sponsible position Col. ( ex InbitiJ :'ival ski. I, political lad, and line powers el debate, and coiiHd'tilcd must pow- i.'uily tu ibe success ol ( ien. 1 1 ,n ri.-iin, an I lo do' elevation o '.beW'lii; party in lue State nl Tennessee. In ,- he was , elected a liepreienliilive to CoigFes . Iiftin ! tbi; I listnel, si.t.'e which lime he has not I b'-eu in public life Uilliliil 1 1 7 , n I the so- I halation of n larse number of his fiiemls i in Tennessee lie consented lo oiler his name I as a Ci'iiilid'.ne for llie Cleikshtp of the j House ol Representatives of llie L'niied States. He was elected, and aain sub-1 ..,.,,...1 i,,.. .,. i ..i... .l. I ; iiiiui'i mo iinuic uriuic lit- i Mr ell i .uir- 1 ijress, was again chosen, ond from the hu ' hor and constant eli'orl atteiidtns the cits- ; charge of bis duties, died. i In this last station he was sincrularly ef ' til an nrraneiui.-iil could bj made. Dn this i Department, for instance, requires an ad lici.'tit and able, was faithful, honest and ri'ipiest o CMiiniilteu was appointed, uhn!dition of twenty clerks permanently, on impartial, aid had lite esteem of all men did confer with him, ( ti. tirceu mad-' ! account of l!ie extension of postal arrange, of all parnes. We have thus hastily several oilier propnsj:ions which wen,' re ; menis lo newly aetptired territories. In itbiiieed at a .:w of Ibe leading incidents jecleil, bo! fiiiaMv prop i-ed ibn f'olo'.vin : every braneli of the public service, an nd I'onneeteil with the life of this worthy gen- I . ( ien. Gieen agrees to surrender lite ' diiioniil nuuiber of cdicers are rerjuired. llemaii. In llie language of Col. (ienlry I'.asi Teiim ssee and ( ieorgi:i H itlro.id, to The A rmy must also he soon very much upon the iluurof lb House in moving the ; ""'r V s' 1 11 r"s-1111 'i-'i'ls j inere.isetl, in order to enable ibe Govern eustoiua'y tribute of respect lu his iiieino" rv, "These facts emphatically ailesl the excellence of his character, and speak ins eulogy more ehupienily (ban could of jiatlial Iriei'idship," TIIK CONVENTION. The (list Monday i.'l next month lias been suggested as a suitable lime lor hold ing meetings lo appoint delegates In Ibe .Southern Convention, nrnnosed to be be ,, .(ii liville in June of the present year. Of cutiia-e, if the people who read cur pa- , i . . . , ., per are disposed , lavor of tU Conven- lion, they will ncl on liie tulj-ct nidepen- tletit of any ibing we mnv say; but lor liie h e of us we cannot conceive of any nusi- , r ' -'o- oi t i'pt.iiit.ii:: j delegates lo ibis Conveiiiiuti, or Irnin assenibling of such a body at ibe time de- ' "W.M. F. Kkitii." Mgnainl, riIiu in that nothing more is The Hoard unanimously nrceptcJ salJ tnleiiili .1 iIomi some of iti peculiar a a vo- I proposition, and an article of agreement cues say. It is well known that ( ll'nis was drawn up on "lie leiius of said propu are being inn lo ndjnsl an I forever put lo siliun, snol properly tx'.'culed by the Coin rest the vexed question w hich has so long pany and said Green. agitaleil the country, and ibni liie grealesi hcar, evni from some of the men who urge ihe holding of the Cotiveniion, ihal there is a prospect of a speedy and satis factory adjustment of all mailers involved in the qiiesiion, and Ihal, in fact, it is al ready practically settled. Eor what pur- poie ib-n is ihe Convention u be held? V nru t. f, ni.l ....... .r ,i.a r, i i '. i me ' '"' i'i ; men occasionally let their zeal outstrip their judgment, and lend them into gross incunsi: teucies and violations of good set'6''. The course ol some ol lliem is a little calculated 10 make llie impression lhat they are not very anxious for an ad- in st inenl. UMiI it, r,l it, -.,, I.I nnl I. a I. Vrf ; , ll 1 OleilsPll I 11 Inrls III I II n I rlltl tvnto In 110 " " mieuiiuu movi -menis ai preseni. It n.tl! I limp i.iinli'l, lur llml tl.n nltof. ,orls at compromise shall have failed. "W1110 Piiosciiii'tion. The Demo- cralic papers keep up a continual howl abo jl the removals that have been made until r Ihe Post-office Department. We don't know how i: may hp in other sec- lions, but we think they have very little Ml III! Ml III IIMIHIHIII HI Mil IWIHIIII EAST TENNESSEE AND GEOKGIA RAILROAD COMPANY. It is becoming very evident that misslolc ini'iils ami wrung impression are gaining currency in ihc public mind in East Ten nessee mid elseu here, uil.'i rt'irnrd tu the i rua facts in relation tutliu rceisinn of the c mtrncl tejiwci-n the Company and Gun. proper, n'cupyin t hu position our pa peri 'h cs at ibis point, lo innko the following Mu'en.i'iil ..f pacts ns thev reallv exist. V.'e huvo .oii"Pii and obtained ihu oroi.er infnr.. umtioii. and, sncakiiiL' from ihc book. con. lino oursitivus lo a biuiplu !atenient for I be , pri!rut. '1 ho IJ 'tird of Directors, at llieir iiiietiiijf .on the lirst of ibis montb, proposed such a niod.licalion of Ihc contract with General liiot'ii, as was in their judgment d cun d j'ist and proper, so as lo enable the (,'oinpa- ny In ca'l for and nsn the .i:!.")0.Utl() propose id lo b loaned by liie Slate to n.u Linpr.- ny, lor lb" purchase of iron ami eipiipniciils l for tlin Junul. That proposition was re" jecli-u by (i n. (ireci., who afierwanis mailt- sundry proposjiioin to the Poind, al of which weru rejeciod, and ibo IJoard udoiJed u reaolulimi apjiointiii!; a ciiuiiiiiieu lo jii" t lot m lien. ( i reen I hut iiinie of Ins proposi- timis coiildl.e arccplid and that Ibe Uourd : Icped lie milit bo able tu execute the con., Iracl as n then stood. '.... .. i :.. . - x i II vi i ft u i lit II pi "I l II a i;i'll 'it i en 1 1 ill asking ilia appointment of a committee ti confer with linn on ihc subject, and n iiiict- J 1 in'' that ihe llonrd continue its (tes-imis nn preparetl lor it, on tins dav. TheConinaiiv agrees lopavthe s.t.l I Greu lor all work done and niiiieiials fir- uislied lor llie K i.nl up In this lime on tin- present oasis ot esiim.io s, anil ai'coMii.g toliie suppleioent.il cuniraei, deduclioi; the niiioutil now due lu contractors for I work ilotte and materials furuisli' d Ibr the Koa.l. "o. The Company agrees lo assume the amount due to contractor and engineers, and relieve the snd Green from the same. "1. Ijoth parties agree that the question as lo what the said Green is entnl 'd to and shall receive, il tinv, lor llie surrender '"loresabl, and Ihe relinquishment ( M eonliuc l, be referred lo the arbitrament ami att.ar,, , M. t. Pfloi1(lrJ tll,d Albert M.ller l.e,,, whose aivaul is lo be litnil, and that in case of disagreement ihey shall have l"'er lo call i;i an umpire. "DUKE CUE EN. ,.y. A. Smith. This we trust will sufiieefor the present. We are entirely conlid'.Mit thai ihe Com pany intend lo and are now acting in good faith lo carry out lh article of agreement entered into between the contracting par lies, and il is certainly lo he regreltej thai in V reports should gel in circulation cal culated io result injuriously. We may add, that ihe work on the Road is ttt'll hein? prosecuted by the suh-con-irnclors, and will continue until completed, we are not al present advised. A word lor cmrself here. It :. -..-ti L il . i . .t . ii. .i . .. i miuwii io me luiui c utni our a it uas, ai i I 1 i all proper times, sustained Gen. Green in bis operations in behalf ol the lload, and j thai we have, nt the expense ol old nsso-1 ciations, llirown ourself in opposition I .1 t . 1 . . .. t . . . ... utose wuosouginio ciiiDanass nun 111 ine execution of his contract. In doing so, however, we were influenced solely by, the desire to promote ihe completion o' the enietprise. The same motives still ac- mate us, and we should be wanting in our Juty lo die public which has generutisly 1 , susiameuourpaperanu .proven our Hum- ...... r ,.... S-lect Commillee which is charged with .t.-l f. ...I r j j. - va 1, , the various questions arising- out of the present agitation on the subject of slavery: "Mr. Ci.tv, of Kv , t .latrman JJJ " iicklii Jun N Y ir' :rjr,i" 0r' la! Mr. Webster, M iss. .Vr. King, of Ala. ii. 11 ... nr. .il.ison, i, d- Mr. Downs, ol La. Mr. Miinguin. N. C. 1 T Poll ..I ; Mr. Plielns, of Vl. I.Mr. Hell, ol Tenn Mr- Co"l,er ' Penn.lMr. Herrien, ol Ga. Philip S. White, Esti. This gentle man's progress through East Tennessee has been most triumphant at every poini where he addressed Ihe people the cause ol Temperance was revived, and many ac cessions to the Order made. He has non passed beyond our borders, but ihe benefi cial results of his visit will long be felt. We trust his efforts in other sections will be productive of no less amount ol gooJ. The Cabinet. There ate rumors afloat of conlemplaled changes in the Cabinet at Washington. Hon. Jno. Dell is spoken ol lur ihe War Department. Cotton. At the Ust advicci Cotton was advancing. mMaran FROM WASHINGTON. Washington, April 10. In the House, yesterday, the Speaker announced llie dtutli of the Clerk, Mr. Caiiipliell, and Mr. Gentry, of Tennessse, made some appropriate remarks in eulogy I of his chnracler, and the House iidjoiiriiet I as a mar!; of respect lo his memory. Mr Today the House will probably lake up ; the ensus I. ill, and the I oiumillee on llie Judiciary will recoimnend all amendment providing thai the Census s-hall be taken under the diieclion of the Census Hoard, or of some clher head of DeparlniPiit, in I fleail of the head of the Department of the ' luierior. This niiiPiidmenl, proposed in the Senate, was lust in consequence of the absence of some who were 111 favor of it. There is Mill some doubt whether Con cress will not repeal the law erpating the PepErlmenl of llie Interior. The law was lousfly drawn and its , provisions are the suljecl of controversy, and llie utility ol (be Peparimenl is dispuled. Anion!; the nominations now before the Senate which are likely lo be lejecled, is that of Mr. Ewbauk, the Coniinissioner ol , Patents partly because Mr. Ewinsf np ' pointed him and the New Yolk TiUihiu j snpporled him. Mr. Foole has laid down i a rttlp, Ihal every nomination made under aholiiion or ultra unll-siavery auspices, c I... 1 1 I,. ..;.i...l -" ' 1 rJv . . ve see, every day, evidences ol liie in- ! creasinj extent ol llie operations of every i 1 i brunch of Ibe government. The Post Ollice l"ei" '"CHrry inlo ellect llie stipulations o- ... . .. , i the treaty with Mexico, and also to give protection tu Ibe people of New Mexico. t , A'niNfiTO.v, April u. The Senate have agreeil lo take up Mr. b'oote's moiioti for a Select Committee, and which he lias been contending for, ball ol the session, nl half past 12 today, as n special order. Mr. Clay remarked ihal if t lie Committee were to be raised, il should he done immediately, as he under stood lhat the Committee charged with ihe duty of carry ing Mr. Calhoun's remains to the South, would leave very soon. Mr. Mason staled lli'it Ihe Committee would leave next Mjiulayj nnd that while they were absent and engaged in the duly de volved on ibeni hy ibe Senate, it was llieir expectation that the Senate would lake no important Vote. Il would bo well if Ibe Committee could be now appoinled anil consult on the subject while ihe Senate shall be, for a fortnight, resting on llieir oars. 13ut, Mr. lien ton, who is as fero cious as a mad hull, whenever the subject of Mr Foote's Cotnp-ointse Committee is moved, will not sufr-r the question to he lakpii upon il, without opposing every pos sible obstruction lo il. He has his fourteen prepositions for instruclions to deba'e: and he has some twenty-live Senators with him. piicouniging him lo persist in his course. Mr. Chase, of Ohio, heads li is Free-soil speech with the mono, "Union, without Cnmpiomise," and Ibis is Mr. Denton's motto also. It is the ptinciple on which he acts. The Union, ns n majority of llie Senate think, cannot exist, and never would . , nv . I w,;,, . lMi rnnticn ti c. . .t t . . the Senaie pan rpnen I Iipi r fil.otpl h vprv xvei , f,f M arw conCprillM,, .;,. p( r,mr( fr()m CumwU of Thirteen, omi, s, r., .r.nr.. and from diln.re,.i Pii,.n will if ibev - ' ' should agree upon n scheme of compro mio', carry great weight with the country and with the House of Representatives. Il is doubted whether the Senaie can combine with the Territorial covernmenls and ibe California Hill, a plan for adjust ing llie Texas boundary. If thnt could be dune, the whole project would be much I J more acceptable to both Houses. It is probable lhat the Texan proposition will he olfered in a separate act, as it will lead to much debate. Mr. Hugh Smith's declaration that slave- rv cannot exist in New-Mexico and lhat plan r r .OtCOmpM does not prejudice it with the South; for, say the Southern men, what we ask is the right In lake slaves there, unrestricted by Congress or by the people of the Terrilo Ii is now generally understood that the question is practically setiled, and lhat " 3 measures are to pass in conformity with the mode of adjustment indicated, in the course of llie session; perhaps in the course of hk weeks. The Executive Departments, after the passaged the deficiency Bill, will be well able to move along- till ihe middle of Au gust, or six weeks after the close of ihe present fiscal year. Bui, by ihal lime, ii will be verv requisite lhat the civil list Bill should pass. Washikotoic, April 19. Mr. Douglas cave notice that be should immediately call up the California bill. There will be no barm in that for ii is perfectly understood that the Senaie will not take any vote on any important subject, during ibe absence of ibe Committee ap pointed to convey Mr. Calhoun's remains 10 Souih Carolina. The Committee will not make their report until the return of those Senators. Some details of the Cali fnrtii i bill may be discussed in the mean time. Some Senators, for instance, think il necessary lo provide, by a compart with California, lhat llie lands shall belong; lo llie United Stales, and ill nt California shall not lax Iheui till live years alter their sale, il they are It) he sold. The subject of boundaries may also he discussed. The country' may he congralulated upon ihe prospect of a speedy adjustment of the ililliculiics which have surrounded us. The danger, at one time so imminent, has been arresied hy ihe pnliiotism, moderation and pi uileiiti.il wisdom of public men of bulb parlies and of dilferenl sections. There are those who still douhl whether thirty Northern members ol Ihe House will sustain ihe policy ol ihe Senate, hut I have no douhl of il. Mr. Clingiiian, who look so early and bold a stand for Southern rigl Is on ibis question, is now convinced that the House will ratify Ihe measures conlemplaled hy the Senaie. Several pers sons, who are well acquainted with the feeling of the House, are persuaded ihal, among ihe Democratic members alone, thirty votes can be obtained lor Territorial governments, without the proviso, il Ihey be combined in llie same bill. Ch.Cour. Election of Clkiik. The Hon. Hich aid M. Young, of Illinois, formerly a Sen ator in Congress from lhat Slate, and more recently Commissiiitier ol the General Land Oilice, was yesterday elected lo Ibe office of Clerk of ibe House of Represen tatives, made vacant by Ibe death of Mr. Campbell. Although our personal and party predileclions would have led us lo a different choice, il is due lo Mr. Vnuntr to say that the House could not well have chosen a more unexceptionable gentleman, or one mote likely, with experience, to make nn able and t llicient olficer. Int. Washington, April 13. Mr. Clay was complimented on the oc casion of die nnniversary of his birth, last night, by n biilli.tnl and beautiful serenade. After the music ceased lie appeared before ihe audience anJ returned his thanks for the compliment, and lo the citizens of Washington for llieir lo n yf continued te gard. He hoped ihey might live to enjoy llie inestimable blessings of this glorious Union, and that the Union might lung; ex ist to bless all who now enjoyed its glori ous blessings. His speech throughout was full of beautiful sentiment nad pure patri otism. He closed by wishing; all good night and prolonged happiness. The Georgia Cviislitutinnitllst (Demo. cralic) speaking of liie recent failure in thai Slate, to send Delegates to the proposed Convention, thus pronounces its doom 1 beret "The meagre vole given for Ihe dele- gates in the recent election, is a virtual de feat ol Ihe Southern Convention movement in Georgia. So far as ibis Stale is con cerned, we look upon it as dead mt bit ted. No ex'gency that might nn-e on ihc slavery question between Ibis and the lirst Monday in June can revive 11." Hai.timokk, April 13. Accounts from Si. Louis to ihe 17th inst. have reached here, bringing advices from Los Vegas 10 ihe Gib of March. A com pany of Duffa'o hunters had an engage meut wiih the Apache Indians, in which two of the hunters were killed, and all their animals stolen. Three Mexican Hunters were murdered otl the road between Los Vegas and Sunla Ee. April IS, New York. the Cotton mar ket is firm. 40v.O bags of Ilio Colfee were disposed of at auction at from 52 to 0!. Washington, I St Ii . Today, Ihe reso lu! ion offered by Mr.Eoote.for ihe nppuin l ment of n Committee of thirteen, lo whom should be referred ihe existing proffers ol compromise, w as adopted by a vote of 30 io 21. fjr- A Hed-clolhes Clasp has hren in vented by some good nalured soul, lo keep children from kicking off llie clothes, which is a caper fashionable with club fcrrn ol every age and clime, wherp the un healthy practice prevails of bundling and sweltering them up ns we do. The thing is no joke: for the Scientific American treats us i an engraved illustration of the novelty. This, 2nd the patent baby smack er, Willi a sell-working washing apparatus would portend the approach of a house hold linlleniuiii. New Orlkins, Ap''! 13. Seventeen Sres have occurred during the week al different points in the city and much properly has been destroyed. Large rewards have been offered for the detection and the arrest of the incendiaries. Viroiki.1 on the Nashville Conven tion. Out of nearly one hundred and forty counties in the Slate of Virginia, only twelve are known to have moved in favor of Ihe proposed Nasbvilie Convention. Not a single county in Virginia west ol the Alleghanies is yet known to have declared in favor of it. "The only indication from the trans Alleghany country says Ihe Richmond Whig consist in strong resolutions of ap proval of Mr. Beale's opposition to the Nashville Convention. Is all lhat region to be set down as vnsound? From ihe Blue Ridge lo ihe Ohio there has been pro found silence or loud dissent; certainly not one word of approbation has reached our Authority Reviled. The steamboat Canada, while touching at Maiden, was seized on Iter last trip down by the Cana dian aultiornips lor a violation ol Ihe reve nue laws. She put out with, all aboard for Buffalo, without so much ai "by your leave" 10 the revenue officers. Gkeat Decline in Coffee. The New Orleans Ciescent City says: "It will be seen by our Commercial article that over 8.UU0 hags of Uiu Coffee have been sold within a day or two, al citfht ctnla per puuud. Early in February the current rait was 1 11 cents, so that the fall in prices since thai lime is about six wid a half cenln per pound, or more than 10 per bug." , . . , , Boston, April 15. Subtcrtiiliimfnr Dr. ll'clisier's Fumilii. The receni calamity ihal lias occurred to Ibis interesting family, bas incited their old Iriends in Huston to raise for them haindsome do ion, r,s a testimonial of continued friendship. The widow of the laie Dr. Parkrnnti heads the list with jgtfOO which has already reached above S20,OOo! Awiol to tiiikk op The Warren (R. I ) Siar announces lhat a pill machine has been made in Hint loivn by which a man can turn out 2U.0U0 pills per day f l( limy be compared lo the Arsenal' at Springfield, or any oilier manufactory for destructive missiles. Washinoton, April 15. The Nicaragua Treaty bns bepn coinple. ted, and ihe stipulation agreed opon. Il will be signed early ibis week, when it will tit once be comuiunicaied lo the Sen ale lor action. When a woman rigs herself off in fancy styles and puis paint on her cheeks, she nets unwisely lo complain lhat men stare at her. Ii is io be presumed that she adorns herself rt ihe express purpose of beins looked at. The best snullin the world is a snuff of the morning air. Everybody nose it. A new post oflice has been established at Julians f;ip,,i ibe road from Harri son lo Cleveland, ami J. S. Kagoo has been appoinled Post-Master. The ronsim.i sireem of Emigration Ironi the Western Stales to California is tiee-mntng 1., IP sensihly fct. More , , a (a (i.OllO persons have alrea.lv left Michigan, each of whom took in money or outfit ai least 11111, transferring from that State the sum ol 5to,5UU,00l). SinnENiiF.il of Sr..ivF.s in Pennsvi.va n 1 a. The resolution repealing the Penn sylvanWIaw of 1817, which is a violation of ihe National Constitution, in regaid lo the arrest and detention of fugitive slave bids fair (Ibe Pennsylvnni.ni s"iys) lo pass' both branches ol ihe Legislature of that Stale, li passetl a serond reading- on Sal. urday, by a vole of 40 10 II. Ball. Sun. Nkwsi-ait.ii Law in the West A publisher out Wesl stopped sending his newspaper to a subscriber who had never paid the lirst cent for his subscription. The wile ol the delinquent mel he publish er and threatened him with the terrors of the law, inasmuch as be was bound tosenj the paper till all urrcm ifrts were paid. Jkems says tl .tt the qujrlest way to reach Ibe seal of War is to set down Oil a hornet's nest. Tin: CunAN Exit.ihtion Again.' If 19 positively as-erted ibat U'M men, pre tending thai California was llieir destina tion, lelt this ,,or, n ,le Mj,r,la vVash. inglun of hue, destined for Cuba, and witli full intention to join the recent expedition said lu be organizing for nn assault on the government rf the Island.-Cincinnoi Commcrcidf 'Jih. Within a day or two several men have lelt this city, am! many have passed through herefiom above, -,tIio, it is slated, have been enlisied lor the proposed expe dition ngainsi Cuba. We understand thai they have been engaged for one year, anil large pay has Iippii promised lliem. Noth ing more ihan ll.at (heir destination is Cha gies has been imparled to them, so far as we can learn. Louisville Courier. Slavf.rv in the Distp.ict op Coi.ijm iiia. The National Iiiielliifpncersays, I lie abolition or Slavery in the District of Coi lumbia "has never in our day appeared lo be more distant than during ihe past twelve months. Certainly nt no session 0r Con gress lor many ypars past have so few me monals from ihe Nonli been presented ask in? for legislation by Congress 10 that ellect. Curious Revelation In a recent de bale in the U. S. Senate, on the removals and appointments made by ihe present administration, the singular fact came to light thai in theTreasu-y Department there are 1210 Locos to GO Whig! We are for a fair division, and no proscription of Whigs. An infidel remarked, within the heann ol a little g.rl of thirteen, thai all things came by chance, and Hint ihe world like a mushroom sprung up in the nisht. "I should like Jo know, sir,"she nsked'where the seed came from." The election of a Speaker cost ihe United States about SS0.000. The Louisville Journal savs: "Corn ought to be when a Cubb bears such a price." high Dr. B. having inadvertently preached one of his fprmons lor ihe third lime, one of bis parishioners said 10 him, after ser vice, 'Doctor, the sermon you preached to us this morning, having had three several readings, I move that it be passed.' To make pickles upon vines, sprinkle the cucumbers daily with vinegar, until il strikes in. No charge made for ibis recipe. The Women of France. Those in the middling classes carry on the greater part of the business; the energy and talent of the country seems lo be concentrated ia them. They tend the stores, keep the books, pay and receive the money, and lake upon themselves often Ihe coniDltia charge of a large establishment, lo man households ihe husband seems to be a mee appendage 10 ihe u i'e, a kind of eenvear ient and necessary evil. A woman in New York lately fare birth to three children, for the third liru since her marriage. Success to trade.