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SOUTHERN IMPORTATIONS.
We copy today, from the Wilmington Cemmer'
cial, without being requested to do to, and of course
without charge, the advertisement of Mr. Alexander
McRae, Jr., dealer in China, Glass, and Queen's
Ware, and Farming Implements, Wilmington, N. C.
We insert the advertisement, with he view of call
ing attention to it, and because we would encourage,
by every means in our power, the course of policy
which Mr. McRae has adopted.
Let him be encouraged.- He deserves it. We
have not the pleasure of bis acquaintance personally,
but our word for it he is a titan. Let others follow
his example. The Southern people, must learn to
take care of themselves. Let them cease all com
mercial intercourse with the North, until they obtain
their just rights under the Constitution; and in order
to cease this intercourse, we must import ear own
goods from the markets of the world. Now it the time,
If we hesiatate or give back now, the day is coming
when our efforts will only fasten the chains of oppres
sion and servitude more firmly upon us.
ILLINOIS ELECTIOxV.
The returns from Illinois, thus far, show a consid
erable Whig gain.
Walter Malony, the regular Democratic nominee
Dledsed to the reneal of the Fugitive blave Law, sue
ceeda Ion? John Wentworthin the Chicago District,
In the Fifth District, Mr. Browning, the regular Whig
nHMt.. vW,bi Col. W. A. Richardson, Demo-
nL WAo mated for the Fugitive Slave Law. E. D
Baker, Whig, who dodged on this law, is defeated
in the Seventh District by Mr. Campbell, Democrat,
Mr. Yates. Whiff, succeeds Mr. Harris, Demo
crat, in the Eiirth District. Mr. Harris also voted for
thin law.
Judtrinf from these returns, Illinois will present an
unbroken front in the House of Representatives of the
next Congress in favor of the repeal of this law.
The two Senators from that State, Messrs. Douglas
and Shields, are defending it before the people of
that State and denouncing the fanatics in unmeas
ured terms. We think it probable that the South will
not be able to count upon more than four members of
thP next Congress from Ohio, W tsconsin, Iowa, and
Illinois, who will stand by this law. ;
Glorious Pennsylvania ! Every Democrat we be
lieve, from that State who voted for this law has been
re-elected, and some of them by increased majorities
If all the free States were as sound as she is on this
question, we should soon have repose, and the Union
miffht endure forever.
MASSACHUSETTS ELECTION.
The people of Massachusetts voted on Tuesday last
for Governor, members of Congress, and members of
the Legislature. The returns thus far are by no means
full.
It appears that there has been no election of Gov-
ernor by the people. Gov. Briggs, Whig, has thus
far fallen off 4,000 votes. The duty of making the
choice of a Governor from among the candidates, will
devolve upon the Senate; and.it is supposed the
Democrats will have a maioritvt-in that body. So
thinks the National Intelligencer. 'That paper also
sets down the House as doubtful.
Mr. Appleton, Whig, is elected to Congress from
the 1st District. In the 2d, 3d, and 5th Districts
there is no choice. In the 4th Distiict (Palfrey's)
Mr. Frothington, Democrat, is said to be elected. In
the 7th District Mr. Goodrich, Whig, is elected. In
the 9th District Orin Fowler, Whig, is elected ; and
in the 8th District Horace Mann, Abolition Whig, is
re-elecled by 500 majority over all opposition. -
MEMBERS FROM NEW YORK.
The following is a correct list of the successful
candidates for Congress at the late election in New
York, an equal number of both parties having been
elected : -
Democrats. John G. Floyd, Emanuel B. Hart,
Abraham P. Stevens, Gilbert Dean. Josiah Suther
land, jr., David L. Seymour, Joseph Russell, Alex
ander H. Buel, Preston King, Willard Ives, Timothy
JvtMDi W. W. Snow, Leander BaBcock, Daniel T.
Jones, Thomas Y. How, jr., Reubin Robie, William
Murray.
Whigs. Obadiah Bowne, J. H. Hobart Haws,
George Briggs, James Brooks, Marius Schoonmaker,
John H. Boyd, John Wells, Henry Bennett, H. S.
Walbridge, William A. Sackett, A. W. Schermerhorn,
Jedediah Hosford, Frederick S. Martin, S. G. Haven,
Aug. P. Hascall, Lorenzo Burrows, Jno. L. School
craft. The Washington Correspondent of the Baltimore
Sun, (Ion) writing under date the 10th instant, says :
" Mr. Webster's arrival here (it is thought he will re
turn on the 14th,) has been indicated, as the time when
a proclamation will be issued-by the President warn
ing all persons to respect the fugitive act, and declaring
his purpose to see it faithfully executed. But I do
not believe any such proclamation is to be issued at
any time, except opon the occurrence of some dem
onstration of actual force in resistance'to the law.
But the law is likely to incur more opposition from
fraud than from force, and by evasions and subterfuge
to become a dead letter. When force shall become
necessary to maintain the law, it will be idle to em
ploy it for the army of Xerxes could not enforce it
against Joe popular sentiment of the North. "
ODD FELLOWS' STATISTICS.
The following view of the operations of the Odd
Fellows' Association is prepared from the official re
turns made to the last session of the Grand Lodge
of the United States :
Revenue of Subordinate Lodges, $1,200,396 74
Contributing members, 174,474 00
Number of initiations this year, , " 30,579 00
Numbers brothers relieved, 23,882 00
Number of widowed families relieved. 2.327 on
raid tor reiier oi Drotners,
Paid to widowed families.
Paid for education of orphans, .
Paid for burying the dead,
Whole amount of relief, -
345,008 62
. 43,301 01
7,348 44
67,595 90
462,252 97
The Nashville Contention. The Nashville
Convention assembled on Monday last, Gov. Mc
Donald, of Georgia, in the Chain He made an elo
quent address on taking the chair. Many Delegates
being hourly expected, the Convention adjourned till
12 o'clock on Tuesday. About fifty members were
present. .' -
Toe Ohio State Constitutional Convention has
adopted a section that there shall be no impjrisomeht
ior debt in that State, except in cases of fraud. A
section was also reported extending the right of suf
frage to negroes and mulattoes. ' " "
" Lotto John" Cowhided. It is stated that Mr.
Wilson of the Chicago Journal, jgave " Long John
Wentworth"a bad cowhiding a ' few days since.
John ran into a livery stable. Good I He deserved
very lick he received. ' -
It is stated that returns have been received from
Texas showing that the people there' have accepted
the Boundary proposition tendered by the late Con
gress, by 2,000 majority. '
The Maryland Constitutional Convention has at
length been organized by the"election of the Hon.
John G. Chapman, Whig, as President.
xlj : rwo pietiiREs5ftT or,
We eopy the following from one ol on Northern
exchanges."-" Look on thit 1 picture, and tharf on
that." Here is the first one :
' 'Thk Fogitivb Slave iuiw. '. At the recent cele
bration at Ogdensburg, of the opening of the ail way
frote the St. Lawrence to Lake Champion, Bishop
Perkins gave the following toast :
" Canada Annexation : When tbey wank it.".
Upon the conclusion of Mr. Perkm'e remarks, Mr.
T. P. Chandler, the President of the. road, rose and
said : .....
Mr. President: ' I heartily respond to the' sent
ment with which my friend at the other end of the
hall closed his speech, but I arise to, offer word or
two on the subjects towhich he has alluded. I re
fer to theannexation of Canada to the United States.
Sir I have heretofore thought that a onion of the two
countries was desirable, but I think so no longer.
My views have changed since the passage of the
Fugitive slave bill by our Congress. In the name
of all that is good, in the name of God (I speak it
with reverence) let there remain one spot oa this
Northern continent, where the white buzzards of the J
South cannot satiate their hellish appetites on
black victims. Let there.be one locality where the
thickly woven net of villainies, the Fugitive Slave
bill, cannot be spread. J Applause.
The following is from the Hartford Times, a Dem
ocratic paper, it is out just to say that there are
some Whig papers in the free States, which speak as
strongly as the Times for the Constitution and the
South ; but these papers, so far as both parties am
concerned, are " few and far between." The Times
says : .
"North and South. Ought the North
to complain hi view of these facts 1 Is it riffht for
the North to step forward, and declare that this law,
based upon one of the plainest provisions of the con
stitution, shall be repealed, anda that it shall be diso
beyed till repealed I-
Let us seriously ask ourselves what the result of
such a course of action will be. The South will
certainly not submit to it. They cannot honorably
submit to such an outrage upon their coaslilutionai
rtsMs. i nose persons who declare that this law
shall be disobeyed, and that it shall be repealed, go
far beyond the position heretofore taken by the abo
litionists. 1HE7 STRIKE AT THE COMPROMISE WHICH
LED TO THE ADOPTION OP THE CONSTITUTION. This
compromise related to the right to hold slaves
as property. The North was opposed to it ; the
south was in tavor of it, and could not enter into the
federal compact unless this right was acknowledged.
Had it not been acknowledged, the republic could
not have been established. The clause demanding
that fugitives from service " shall be delivered up "
was inserted ; and this clause of course acknowledged
the right of the master to hold his slave as property.
We may abhor slavery, but we cannot diminish it
by dissolving the Union. The wise men who foun
ded the republic knew that slavery would be more
rigorous if the republic was not formed; they knew
that there must be a compromise on this question,
and that it must be adhered to in good faith.
The northern agitators and disunionists now say
that this great constitutional compromise shall not
be regarded, but that it shall be repealed; and it only
remains for the North to say whether it shall or shall
not be adhered to in good faith. If it is, the Union
will be saved ; if it is not, there is an end to this re
public for the South already feel that the hand of
power is upon their necks, and they never will sub
mit to part with the compromises of" the constitution.
Sooner far sooner will they part with those who
ought to treat them as equals, but who, as soon as
they have obtained the power, take away from them
the rights that were conceded at the formation of the
constitution.
We never believed that the'Wilmot Proviso seri
ously endangered the permanency of this Union; but
we do believe that the Union now rests upon this com
promise, and that if the free States, in their strength,
humble and disgrace the South by taking away the
right which is guarantied to them, by repealing tbe
IUgillve Slave uiii, mis umuii wu ucuibouitcu uiai
r . - l : 1 1 .l- tt: ..:ti .j J
the chains of slavery at the south will be made etron
ger and more lasting, and that over twenty millions
of people will be made -politically wretched, com
pared with the blessings they now enjoy. The prin
ciples of republicanism over the wide world are in
volved in this question, and it is more important than
all others. The Question with the freeman should
be as he deposites his vote Is the candidate for or
against the Croon"
We give the Editor of that paper our hand. He
is an honest and brave man. But if, as Southern
men, we again falter, or offer to compromise, or re
cede from onr just position on this question, Aboli
tionism will grow with ten-fold vigor, and that Edi
tor and his faithful friends will be silenced and over
whelmed. - The first picture is that of a demon. Chandler is
no doubt one of the ' higher law" disciples. His
doctrines are growing. They have swept Wiscon
sin, and Michigan, and in all probability, New York.
The evil instead of having been diminished, is in
creasing.
POWER'S STATUE OF CALHOUN.
Power's Statue of Calhoun, recently recovered from
the ocean near Fire Island, has been forwarded from
New York to Charleston. The statue still remains
in, the box as originally enclosed, bat it has received
more injury than was at first reported. The Journal
of Commerce thus describes it :
" The figure is of the life size, clothed with the
Roman toga and sandals. The right arm points to
wards a scroll held in tbe left hand, on which is writ
ten the word " Constitution." The left arm was rep
resented by ,the artist as reposing on a palmetto tree,
but unfortunately the arm, as far as the elbow and the
hand, with tbe portion of the scroll it grasped, have
been broken off and lost. Much effort was made to
secure them, but in vain. The first joint of the
thumb only was found in the box. It bears the mark
of a heavv blow, and the presumption is that the in
jury was caused by a fall of the marble upon it with
wnicn the vessel was paruany lauen. uiner uau
this the statue is perfect and stainless. It is indeed
a beautiful work of art. The cold stone seems in
stinct with life."
JOHNSTON ELECTION. ,
At the election held in Johnston County, on Tues
day last, for a member of the Commons, to supply the
vacancy occasioned by tbe death of Mr. Tomlinson,
A. J. Leach, Esq. was chosen by the following vote :
A J. Leach, Democrat, 609
Thomas T. Grice, Whig, 460 ."
Leach's majority, . , ; 149
Mr. Leach served in the Commons from Johnston
at the last session. ' He will make a useful member.
New Printiho Machine. The recent invention
of Jedtha A. Wilkinson, of Providence, R. I., of a
rotary printing machine different from any other now
in 08e, promises to work a great revolution in print
ing. The motions of the press are rotary, and the
type being placed on cylinders, each print a seperate
side of the sheet. Tbe paper is only cut as it comes
from the press, being placed on the press for printing
in large rolls as it comes from the mills, and as many
thousand yards in lenght as may be desired. The
paper being taken trom the mill, and the necessary
degree of dampness, is printed, cut off into sheets,
and folded at the rate of 20,000 sheets an hour, re
quiring one man to place the rolls upon the press and
remove the papers as printed, cut, and folded by the
machine. Its cost is less than a double cylinder
Napier press, and it is said to possess great advanta
ges over any other press in its effect opon the-, type.
: . .i ; i" , -
' Court" News. The New "York Post,' the ac
knowledged court journal of that worthy class the
runaway slaves, announces the fact that Crafts has
been married to his loving spouse, Helen, by the
Rev. Mr. Parker, and that the moral pair have start
ed on a honeymoon excursion to .Liverpool. This
denoumenl, for the present, ends this affair in Boston.
How many broken-hearted swains among the aboli
tion friends of Helen are left behind in that p-oodlv
city the Post says "not ; but considering all things,
she had a troop of friends on short acquaintance!
What a Nubian Honest she will be tn England !
Washington Union.
Senator Butler, of South Carolina, has' recently
written a letter to some of his fellow-ciuzens from,
which we make the following extracts." Speaking
of the different classes of Southern men, as divided
according to their views upon the Slavery question
and Northern encroachments,' he says :
" Those who affect to say there is no danger, are
or three classes : one cries safety whilst it isiookiog
tn k : .J -i i r : .;
mo iuiubv oi me wrevk vi tia own section ior noal
ing materials, to erect therefrom a presidential blat
form. Whilst the storm is raging they are securing
iragmeniB to coninouie 10 inose w no nave thrown
their brethren overboard t who think thev have eg
caped wel if they can say they belong to the great
ueuocrdiie pany--or to ine true w nig party.
There is another class that is willing to compro
mise with the present,, hoping for a better future.
nu: i ,' j : j .L . . .
a ins vtsi, wiiiisiii is oacK.euiowa.ras me precipice
chooses to look from it,' to avoid dizziness. By
turning ineir eyes irom ine .oanger near them, they
have a blind hope that it is not so bad as if they had
looked upon it. - , : .
" There is a third class that is willing to see the
South surrender everything rather than endanger the
union commonly caned tne glorious union. They
are willing always to occupy a subordinate and de
graded condition under a consolidated Union, rather
than make any move that woqld interfere with their
repose in their own generation. '.They look upon the
rights of posterity, something like the Irishman, who
said he felt little regard for posterity, as posterity had
done nothing for him. These classes make up a
strong influence."
A writer in the last Raleigh Star, who styles him
self " A Tax Payer," belongs to the " third class."
He deplores and denounces the bad faith of the free
States, and advises Southern men to suspend com
mercial intercourse with them until they learn to
" respect our rights and properly " ; but at the same
time he says he " still goes for the Union at every
hazard." We commend the last -paragraph in the
above extract to the particular attention of this wri
ter. Let him look at it, and ponder upon it. What
would we have been, if our ancestors had never struck
for independence, but had sunk down, without resis
tance, under the galling yoke ? They had to fight
through ; we, by taking a firm stand now, may not
only avoid bloodshed but restore and purify the Union.
We have no hard words for A Tax Payer." He
is a fellow-citizen and a Southern man, and the day
may be coming when North Carolina will need the
efforts of all her sons. We appeal not to his pas-'
sions, but to his reason. Let him think of it.
CAN IT BE POSSIBLE?
The Washington Correspondent of the Charleston
Courier, writing under date 6th November, says :
" There has been rumors here since Friday last,
of military orders and movements of troops to Bos
ton, with a view to enable the military commandant
at Boston, to aid the Marshal, if necessary, in the
execution of the fugitive Law. Un Monday, the
rumors had assumed the form of a distinct statement,
that certain battalions in Florida had been ordered to
Boston. The Secretary of War, Gen. Scott, and the
President, were much annoyed at the promulgation of
the movement, because it migfit affect, injuriously, the
elections in New York, Michigan, and New Jersey, that
were to occur on the 5th. A clerk in the Adjutant
General's Office, who had mentioned the order of
troops from Florida to Boston, was dismissed by Mr.
Conrad. The orders were countermanded and con
tradicted, and explained away. More trepidation
was manifested than there was occasion for. Had
all the rumors been true, they would have amounted
to nothing. The movement of a few companies of
troops would not have affected the subject one way
or another.
It is now said, and believed, that soon after the
elections, tbe President will give to the country, in
the form of a Proclamation, his views and intentions
in regard to the execution of the Fugitive Act. He
will not, probably go beyond the measure of abso
lute necessity, and will make no military preparations
in advance of the occurrence of any serious resis
tance to the law." . i
The law of the land is disregarded, contemned,
and disobeyed ; but the President, whose du$ it is
to enforce the law, says " wait till after the elections "!
Did he wait in the case of Texas N o but perhaps
there were no elections pending about that time
How long will Southern Whigs permit party influ
ences to bind them down ? Why do they not de
mand the execution of this law at the hands of the
President ? 44 Wait till after the elections !" Is that
to be the rule hereafter ?
Mississippi. The honorable Jefferson Davis ad
dressed some six hundred of the citizans of Vicks
burg, on Wednesday last. He vindicated his po&i
tion'in the Senate ably and satisfactorily, and present
ed gome of the pretended friends of the Union in rath
er an unenviable light. This address does not end
tbe labors of Mr. Davis. He is resolved to correct
unfounded prejudices which have taken root in por
tions of Mississippi, and explain satisfactorily to the
people the true relation which the North and South
bear to each other.
It is manifest that such a course is necessary.
There is a concerted and wicked effort making to dis
parage and reflect upon many of our public men, whose
every energy- at the last session of Congress, was di
rected to the preservation of Southern rights and in
terests. It is now high time in the recess of Con
gress, that gentlemen thus abused, the true patriots of
the land, who are moved by an ardent attachment to
the Constitution as it is, and not as it would be made,
should enliighten the people who have been led into
error and deceived upon matters touching directly tbe
integrity of the States.
Senator Davis will visit several of the most popu
lous and enlightened counties in Mississippi, with a
view of correcting misrepresentations calculated to
do much mischief. La- Courier.
Much excitement was produced in Columbus Ga.
by the arrival of Messrs Toombs and Stephens.
At night Mr. Toombs was bnng in effigy by the
"boys," says the Columbus Times. At daylight,
however, it was promptly cut down. A young man
.11 i . - rr 1 iknt UA u.tt i n
in the crowd toia mr. nwuu u o -liar,"
while Mr. T. was making some statement in
relation to the young man's father. Out of this grew
a blow or two, the drawing of one or two pistols, and
the barin-r of several blades. "From the excited
state of feeling," the Columbus Times deems Unfor
tunate that we have nol some serious accident tore-
PThese scenes are deeply to be regretted. At the
present moment, Southern men,, instead of fiercely
wrangling together, should rally like brothers around
a safe and practicable platform, prepared to defend
the South aoainst the Northern fanatics, the common
enemy. Richmond Enquirer. :
The Legislature of North Carolina meets on Mon
day next. The Boys (Messrs. Pope and Clanton.)
will be there, in due time. They were elected as
Independent candidates independent of caucus dic
tationcaucus nominations Federalism and Aristo
"nw . v. men nnbribed. unbooght and uncor-
rupted; and will represent -faithfully -the wishes I'of
their constituents. We are proud of them. They
bo to the Legislature fresh from their oonsmuems.
They know their wants what they are for, and
what therare against. And when they return, each
constituent will be ready to exclaim to each of their
Members of whom they areproua, -- eu u..o .wu
. ' . HUnr Hem J Lean.
orooa ana laiuuu o" v
A ffood story is told of a preacher in one of the
mall towns of New Hampshire. A Sunday or two
agolbe preacher began bis morning prayer with an
invocation of mercy opon our national councils. Af
ter remembering the departed spirit of the late Presi
dent,' he commenced on the Cabinet, exclaiming fer-
ven
tly, " and O Lara, try to bicw ubwh rr mm .
Robert Pierpont has been chosen by the Legislature
of Vermont Judge of the first judicial court by a vote
of 156 to 77. For the second, third, and fourth cir
cuity Jacob Collamer, Milo L. Bennett,- and Luke
P. Foland were elected without opposition.
1 Tele graphtd for the Standard.
i .v-r "i-, J, Washington Citv, Nov. 15th', 1850.
. ,AU but three Counties in. New .York heard from?,
officially, and the majority for Washington Hunt, the
Whig candidate for Governor,' is 330 ; :' ' ;
. ... ... 1 C'Nw York', November 15thl850. ''
New York Markets. Sales of 300 bales of Cot-.
ton at former prices. Heavy dealers are awaiting the
Cambria's news, now fully due. " Grain unchanged.
Telegraphed for the Washington Union. . 5 " ' ' '
Arjival of the Steamer Jlllaniic-Four days later from.
" ' '-:-'. .Europe. - --.v.-w.v.
New York, Nov. -122, p. m. The Steamer
Atlantic, Capt. West, sailed from Liverpool on the
30th ult. at 3, p. m., with full freight and fair com
plement of passengers. '" - i
The Markets Liverpool cotton market , Oct.
30. The quotations of Friday last are supported, 'viz:
fairT)rleans, 8J ; fair Uplands and Mobile, 8. ' "
The sales in the last four days have been 24,000 '
bales, including 8,500 Tor export and speculation, and
those consisted of about equal quantities of American,'
Brazil, and Snrat. The imports are : for the United
Sta tes, 6,574 bales ; East 1 ndes, 1 ,7 39.
Breadsiuffs. The demand lor wheat Is moderate,
and prices of this day week barely supported.
Flour is held firmer, and in fair request. Full pri
ces have been realized.
Provisions. Tbe stock of old bacon is rapidly
drawing to- a close demand good. Bacon, 30s. a .
33s. ; shoulders, 21s. a 22s ; hams, 28s. a 30s.
Lard sells freely, but the market closes firm at
36s 37s 6d. Cheese 38s a 40s. ..
Coffee. The market is quiet and very firm pub
lic sales of a few odd lots sold, but the principal par
cels bought in at a high figure. '
The political news without much iuterest. ' '
Arrival ' of the Isabel. News from Havana. The
iouthern-laglUs Association, pc. '
Charleston, South Carolina, Nov. 11. The
steamer Isabel. Captain Rollins, arrived here to-day
from Havana with late dates. ' The affairs of the
island were quiet, and without any special news in
a political point of view.
At Havana sugars have advanced a half rial. The
stock is comparatively small. Increased duties are
contemplated next year.
There is much excitement in Charleston with re
gard to the subject of southern rights. All persons
in the city are being wailed on and solicited to join
the Southern-Rights Association. All citizens are
putting down their names. A more thorough deter
ination to stand by the rights of the South was never
before evinced.
Atlanta, (Ga.) Nov. 4.
Charles A. and George P., sons of Dr. Hamilton,
and Col. Linsday Johnston and three sons, of Cass
County, had a bloody affray near Adairsville, on Sat
urday afternoon last. The two Hamiltons were dan
gerously if not mortally wounded by pistol shots.
Jefferson Johnson was also severely wounded. The
difficulty originated in political questions of the day.
Great excitement prevails.
Fire. On Saturday evening last, between 6 and
7 o'clock, the dwelling house, of Henry Nutt, Esq..
accidentally took fire, and was entirely consumed,
we believe he was insured. No material damage was
done to any other building. . The furniture was con
siderably damaged, as were the beauiful shrubbery
and flower garden contiguous to the house. Mr. N.
was absent at the time. IViL Com.
Cincinnati, Nov. 6.
Deficiency in the supply ok Hogs West. The
Price Current publishes a statement of the -number
of hogs assessed in sixty-six counties, which shows
a deficiency of 246,000 head, compared with last year.
Philadelphia, Nov. 11. Jenny Lind gives con
certs here on the evening of the 25th,' 26th and 27th
inst., and then proceeds to Baltimore, where she will
give several concerts, and proceed to Washington
city and the South. '
The Pork Trade; Several very large pork-houses
have been built alTerre Haute, Ind., during the pres
ent summer. The Journal anticipates a heavy busi
ness in that place, and says, the market will open at
$2 75 to 93 00.
Actual Resistance. At Chardon, Ohio, fifty
of the most respectable, influential and wealthy citi
zens, have formed themselves into a military com
pany to resist, by force of arms, the fugitive slave
law in that vicinity.
In this City, on Wednesday evening last, by the Rev.
Dr. Mason of the Episcopal Church, Dr. Edmund Birke
Haywood to Miss Lucy A., only daughter, of Alfred
Williams. Esq.
" In' Perquimans county, recently, by the Rev. T. R
Owen, Dr. A.H. Macnair.of Tarborough, to Miss Mary
Penelope Halsey.
' In Lincoln county on the 26th day of Sept. by Eale
Rhyne, Esq., Mr. Franklin Houser, to Miss Sarah Lingcr
felilt, daughter of J. LingerfeldU Also, on the 1st of
Nov. by Esle Rhyne, Esq., Mr. Eohraim Elmore, to
Miss Eliza Bess. - Also, on the 3It ult.. by George
Coon, Esq., Mr. Absolum Avery to Miss Elizabeth
Shuford. '
In Halifax County, orr Mnnday last, by the Rer. Ira
T. V.'yche, Mr. Richard W. Crump, of Memphis, Tenn.
to Miss Caroline Rice.
In Catawba county, on the 29th ult., David Shuford,
aged 64 years and 10 months.
On the 27th ult., in Concord, very suddenly, Mr. Jno.
Barnhardt, cm aged citizen of Cabarrus county.
In Edgecombe, recently, Mr. William Grimes. The
deceased was 32 years of age, and . his widow, who sur
vives him, is 80. They had lived together about 60
years. ' Tar. Press.
In Warren County, on the 30th ultimo, Mrs. Leah
Arrington, concert of James Arrington. Esq. in the 75th
year of her age.
Arrivals at Lawrence's Hotel.
Nov. II. A. A. Pattillo. Caswell; Calvin J. Rogers,
J. Riddick Jeffreys and Maj. A. G. Banks, Wake ; L.
Mitchell and Lady, Sidney B. Stray wig and Miss 'Webb,
Rolesville; Willis T. Sanders, Johnston ; Joseph T. La
lav and Lady and Joha T. Laley, Cumberland, Md.j W.
C. Brooks, Falls of Neuse; John D. Powell, Wake For
est; Dr. L. A. Jeffreys, Franklin ton ; R. S. McCulIera
and Lady, Johnston ; Wm. F. Blackwood, Cumberland ;
Rev. Malcom C. Conoley, Clinton ; W. H. HolJeman, J.
Mordecai, Henry Mordecai and Chas. Hinton, Wake. .
Nov. 12. Dr. Henry Seawcll and Capt. D. B. Grif
fin, Wake; J. D. Pullen and Lady, Chatham; S. Boyer,
Pittsburg Pa Wm. H. H older ness, Yanceyville.
Nov. 13. Wilson W. Whitaker, Byron WhiUker and
VV. H. Hollcman, Wake; James N. Patterson,; W. G.
Norwood, Orange ; J. Lucas, Chapel Hill; Dr. Thom
as F. Martin, Caswell ; Rev. M. C. Conoley and Mi6
Frances A. Lillcrs, Clinton.
Nor. U A; J. McDowell, Wake F. College; Al
ston A. Jones, Chatham ; Dr. Young and Lady Wake;
Wm. Barr, Rutherford; Dr. Joseph B. Outlaw and C.
Collins, Franklin ; John D. Powers, New Hanover ; L.
W. Humphrey, Jacksonville; George S. Stevenson,
Newbern. i
' Arrivals at Yarbroush'i House.
Not. 12 E. H. Evans, Cumberland ; J, W Hooker,
Pituborough ; W. H. Clarkson, Va. ; P. H. Winston,
Bertie; C. Askew, Franklin ; A.Jones, Wake; D.
W. Parks, Philadelphia; 8. D. Barry, Wilmington.
Nov. 13. Jones Fuller and Lady, Ala.; J as. Robinson
and A. G. Perry, New York; J. R. Eugland, Vs.; Capt.
Labean, Fopacatipel. .........
Nov. 14. D. D. Underwood, A. Thornton, B. Wit
liams, Sampson; J..R. Thomas, Loiiisburg; A. M. No
ble, New York ; Lewis Ogbnrn, Mexico ; It. M. Provost,
N. C. R- R-; B. M. Perry, Tenn.; N. D. Boggaa,
Wadesboro' ; W B. Gulick, Newbern. ' :-
. Arrivals at Galon's Hotel,
Nov. 12. W. J. Anderson, Fayetteville ; K. Beneez
key, Richmond Va.; John W. Powell, Robeson; B.
Pretsch, New Orleans. . ' ' "-.
.Nov. 13- Dr. Thos. Smith, S. C; T. J. Fisher, C
H. Traben, Kentucky; J. B. SomerviUe, Tenn.; A. A.
T.Smith, Fayetteville ; J..W. Hensley, Philadelphia;
John Taylor, N. C; Alfred Jones, White Plains. ;
a!tce That ; you ;Prpacii-.
From Ixiyerpool to Wilmington, N. C.
uiKbCX, mPOETiTIOKS.
v I hay: just nce&a a l,rg stock of .
arnva, ok.isate vEEJV,s umhe
direct frenr the Liverpool manufactories, which
I am prepared to sell on very reasonabte terms' at whole
sale or retail. . ., 4.- :.v .r-.---y.
To all. who are disposed to encourage direct importa
tions, I woukl say that a fair share of patronage is all J
ask to enable me to compete with any.utber importer in
the United States. . I offer a fair chanoe to all wuo are
disposed to build up Southern Independence.
In addition to the Crockery Business, . I wiil continue
to keep large and well selected stock of .. . .
Farming Implements,'
to which I particularly invite the attention of my fann
ing friends. -I am continually in receipt of the latest im
provemehts in these articles, and will-fake great pleasure
in showing them to all who are desirous of examining
them. - ALEX. McRAE, Jr.
Wilmington, Nov. 13, 1850. ' . , ' 5
Look out for the Engine when the Bell Rings.
411 Aboard !
Bound Ior
, trace's Block, Ojjposfte 1'ost Office, ,
The Southern Home Manufkctoryy
, RALEIGH, N.C.
MUCH has been' said ' in' Congress, by" Southern
members, about the right of the Soulh. This
community and surrounding country now have an op
portunity of patronizing their own merchants atwl those
who make up gentlemen's wearing apparel, by ralliiigat
the Proprietor's new Establishment, Peace's Block, op
posite the Post office.
The Proprietor, having made the SCIENCE of cut
ting Gentlemen's fashionable clothing his study, in the
most fashionable Cities, for manv years, is now prepar
ed to give satisfaction" to all who msy want their cloth
ing made. Gentlemen furnishm" cioth and trimmings,
will thus give employment to many in the C'ily of Ra
leigh. ' i
i'hos 'who only wish their garments cut shall have
them warranted tn fit, and at moderate prices. Gentle
men's garments alJeieu and repaired at the. shot test
notice.
The New Yolk, and Philadelphia Fashions for the
Fall zi.il Winter just recnivrd.
.Wanted immediately, two first rate Coal-Maker?, to
whom employment will be given and the highest wages.
Raleigh, Oct. 22. 1350.
S3S i20Nov.
SALE OF NEGROES, STOCK&C.
T TAVING qualified at February Term of the Court
Lof Pleas and Quarter Sessions of the County of
Wake, as Executrix to the last Will and Testament of
the late Cyrus WhiUikcr, dee'd. I shall proceed to sell
to the highest bidder, at tbe late resilience of the said
Testator, on the 16th day of December next,
Fifteen Likely Negroes,
Among whom are several good cooks and washer wo-
I men, house servants, several very likely yellow, boys and
I girls, between the ages of ten and twenty years.
Also, several horses, one large mule, the entire stock
of hogs; one yoke of large oxen, likely cows and calves,
twenty-five bead of sheep, crop ot corn, wheat, oats, fod-
fder. &c. Together with a large assortment of household
and kitchen furniture. ,
: Also, a portion of the land on which the said deceased
resided.
Turns Part cash and part credit of six months; but
j more particularly made known on tbe day of alc. The
purchasers to give bond with approved security before
the property is changed.
MARY WHITAKER. Exr'x.
November 1 4th, 1850. 843 3tw. ,
Public Sale, and Negroes to Hire.
ON Tuesday, the 17th of December next, 1 shall
sell by Public Vendue, 'on a credit itf Six months,
at the late residence of Joel Harris in the County to!'
j Franklin. 3o0 bbls. of corn. 47 stacks of rodder; 2o?
! 000 lbs of Cotton in the seed ; a quantity of Shucks and
: Peas ; 16 bbls. New Brandy ; the stock of Hogs ; Two
1 yokes Oxen 1 Ox-cait ; a large quantity of Tools of va-
f pinn. L-iiiftj 1 rViff.ftfi CZtn nftrf. IVhpaf 1'hratjhf.r twrt
' '-- , . - ... , - - " , - -
Siiils complete ; a quantity of cider barrels, and many
other articles. . . . . . .
At the same time and place, I willbire for the ensu
ing year, Foity or Fifty Likely Negtoes.
,..'- N B. MASSENBURG, Ex'r.
November 15, 1850. 5 4tw.
Fresh Arrivals' Tri-Weekly !
HARDING & CO.
Will Receive New Goods Ti l-Weekly
During the Winter Season,
DIRECT FBOM THEIR MAJiK FACTOR V.
By this arrangement purchasers will always find
Something .Vc and Attractive, -
By examining th if Stock. As of Bargains Gentle
men you can t beigin to buy as cheap elsewhere. ' Call
.' and supply yourselves, - 1
i IX TELEGRAPH BUILDING,
I Faveiteville Street.
Raleigh, Nov. 15, 1850. ft
Beautiful Fancy Silk Tests.
O DOZEX of decidedly the prettiest patterns ever ex-
hibited in Raleigh, at
E. L. HARDING'S &
CO.
5
Raleigh, Nov. 15.
Braided Sack " Togas."
2 DOZEN more just received. Fancy col
. . , HARDING'S
colors, at
'S & CO.
Raleigh, Nov. 1
Second supply of Cloth, Dress & Frock Coats.
fi ENTLEME2V if you wants good fitting coat, made
VJl n the latest styles, call at
E. L. HARDING'S & CO.
Raleigh, Nov. 15. '.',' 5
Tier i no lra.vrers and shirlv.
1 f DOZEN just at hand.
IV E. L.
Raleigh, Nov. 1 5.
HARDING &" CO.
Business Coats.
1 f MORE of those desirable Coats, just opened at
J. JJ the low price of $4 50.
E. L. HARDING & CO.
Raleigh, Nov. 15. 5
WE are authorized and requested to announce Maj.
A. W. MOODY, of Richmond County, as a
candidate for the office of Principal Door Keeper to tbe
House of Commons, at the approaching Session.
October 30, 1850. . , 639 pd.
TTTE aro requested to announce Mr. JAMES PAGE,
V V of Randolph County, as a Candidate tor tbo of
fice of Principal Doorkeeper to the Senate of the next
Legislature. . . - : . -. .... -
October 23. 1850. .... 839 pd.
WE are requested to announce Mri-ALBERT W.
MOORE, Democrat, of Northampton, as a Can
didate for Assistant. Doorkeeper to the next House of
Commons. ., ' t i
Oct. SI, 1850. , 833 ts. '
TX7E are requested to announce Mr. A. N. BETT8,
Y f of Wake County, as a candidate for Assistant
Doorkeeper to the Senate of the next.Legisiature. . . ;
. Oct. 14, 1850. . .. .- ; . 837 ts. ,
We aro requested to announce Mr. Patrick iTlo-
Gowau as a candidate for -election to the office of
Doorkeeper to the Senate of the ensuing Legislature.
November 5, 1850- ,. .. , - .-, 8 X.
11T E are requested to announce Mr. JOSEPH J.
T V WARD, of rrauklin County, as a Candidate for
Assistant Doorkeeper to the next House pf Commons of
North Carolina.' , . . -- '-
October 2, 1SS0. ' .V 835-t pd. .
WE are requested to announce Mr. E- N. PETER
SON, of Northampton County, as a Candidate
for Engrossing Clerk to the ensuing Legislature of North
Carolina. ........ r- ....
October S, 1850. . 83.4-
TrECAN NUTS A eraa!! lot received this day, for
UT sale by SAM'L. H. MARKS.
Petersburg, Nov. 1, 1850,.
Neve' Fall atid Wlntex Goods IbrtSSt
Fresh Arrivals fbora the Lateat Impci iatici "s
THOMAS RJ FENTRESS,
Oii Doo Aaovx nx Porr Ornei. : r t f
; ' . ' ; t
THE' Subsctrber respectfully announces to his 4
friends ami patrons to the members ot the L g- :
Martin and to strangers visiting The Ci!y, thai f '
continue to carry on tha Tailoring' Business: rn alt itol
branches or .his old stand, where he shall be fiapj.y :
see thecc and sell them great bargains. The subscriber
had deemed if, unnecessary recently to advertise his ,
business. as he v-aso well known throughout the State;
bnl tor fear his old friends and customers might be under "
the impression that he was carried awv by the great
"tornado which pawed Northwards a few days ago,
ne has thoughf it best to inform them that he is still rn
business and hopes they will give him a call. He
wonld say tu his old friends and customers that the lib-
eral patronage he has received since he has been here;
has eemented him still more' closely to the good old
Mate of North Carolina; and he frosts that their patron
wlU continue tob.e biowed on one who feels ho
kindly appreciates it; and for his pari there shall be
nothing-lacking to give entire satisfaction. He miuht
say more, buNt is sufficient for him to say ththe ha
teel.ngs ofa Jorth Carolinian. He is permanently
located here his interesis are here and here he ex
perts to lire and die. .
The Subscriber is a friend and well-wisher to all
mechanical business in the "Old North State.". Ha
thinks it the duty o(our people to encourage our own
hard-working mechanics, and keep them with us, and
not drive them trom our borders by encouraging manu
facturers at a distance from us. VVc may wish for good
times and Stale improvements, but we will never see
them unlit we come to depend or. our own mechanics,
on home manufactures and home industry. When we
come to do this then will we see our Cities and Towns
flourishing; aod our means will not be seat ofi to the
"great City ' of New York or Boston for articles that
can be made in this Stale as well as at either of thes
places, and on as good terms. '
The Subscriber has on hand beautiful assortment of
GOODS, selected by himself in person in Ibe Northern
Markets, ol the latest and most approved styles and
patterns. His Goods were purchased this Fall, and are
entirely new. They were bought on as good terms ap
those of any House in this City; and he flatters himself
that he can offer a liberal if not better bargains than
any other Establishment in this City or in the United
States -Call and examine for yourserves. Yon must
be your own judges and you will find this no were
putt. I he Jsubscriber considers it unnecessary to
s-iy anything about his skill in cutting or making, as-
his business is conducted by himself ; and he will leave
it to those who deal with him to judge of bis capacity in
this respect. H is experience in business is such, 'and
he has been so long before Hie public, that he will not
stoop to comment his own skill and attainments. He
leaves it to his friends and customers to judge if his
superiority over many who presume to call tbemselve
Tailors, or Cutters, or Artists " -f you please. His
workmen cannot be surpassed by any. North oroulb.
and he invites the public to call and try him before pur.
chasing elsewhere. Ho pledges his word for good bar
gains, as he is determined to sell low.
His Stock comprises every article kept in eitritlit
Establishments. There is nothing vou may call for
"which you cannot get. Call and try the well-known
Establishment, one door North of the Post Office.
The Sul'seribpr's Stock comprises in pan Super black
French Cloths and Cassimeres plain and doeskin; of
all qualities and prices, and a splendid assortment of
fancy Cloth, which for colors and quality cannot be snr.
passed. Also, a beautiful lot of plain black Satin Vest
inland a superb article ot fancy French Silk' and
Satins for parties, with a choice variety of Fancy Cassi
meres for winter wear, and verv large lot of fancy
French Cassimeres, which will be disposed of oa a very
small advance. Also, a general assortment of fancy
articles, consisting o( Jamb's wool, merino and silk
Under-shirts and Drawers Dress Shiils, black and1
white kid, merino, and fancy cassimere Gloves Half
hose, cotton and merino black and fancy silk Cravats;
allot which are offered at uncommonly low prices. Also,
a beautiful lot of READY-MADE CLOTHING, made
in my own House, and which will be disposed of at the
most reasonable prices.
Call and examine for yourselves.
N.'B. Orders from a distance will be thankfully re
ceive.! and promptly attended to. The London and
Paris Fashions regularly received.
THOS. R. FENTRES3.
-L . ." s V.
WANTED IMMEDIATELY, onaor two Apnrenti.
ces of good moral character. ' T. R. F.
Raleigh, Nov. 14, 1850. . ,. 8 Gt.
0C?-The City papers will please copy four times.'
State of North Carolina, Martin County.
Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Oct. Term, I860,
Elizabeth Hyman and others, vs. Simmons Burnett
Adm'r. and others Petition for Settlement.
IT appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that James
Burnett, Thomas Burnett, Reddick Hyman, ArehU
bald Hyman, Cullen Moore and wife Abigail. John.
William, Jane, and Lova Louisa Moore, Children of
Asa .Moore, and Minerva, Marion, William W., Georg
W., and Hugh Hyman, Chi'drcn of Wiley H.vman, aro
non-residents of this Stale : It is ordered "by "the Coart
that publication be made for six weeks in tha North
Carolina Standard, for, said James Burnett. Thomas
Burnett, Reddick Hyman, Archibald Hyman, Cullen
Moore and wife Abigail, John, William, Jane, and Lova
Louisa Moore, Minerva, Marion, William W., Gsorge
W., and Hugh Hyman, to appear at the next term of
this Court, to be held for the County of Martin at tha
Court House in tha Town of Williamston, on the aecoaa
Monday ot January next, and plead answer or demur,
or the Petition will be taken pro eonfesso as to them,
and heard accordingly. . ' -
Witness, Lawrence Johnson, Clerk of oar said Court
at office the second Monday in October, A. D. ; 1850. i
L- JOHNSON, Clerk
Nov, 16, 1S50. . (Pr adv 5 62.) 5 t.
' ' nil liniB.nHMaSha
State of Xarih Carolina, Martin County
Court of Pleas and Quarter Session, Oct. Term 1850.
Patsey liar re 11 and others vs. George W. Hyman, Ear,
aud others .Petition for settlement. ' '
IT appearing to the sal if fact ion of the Court that Rsd
dick Hyman, Archibald Hyman, Cullen Moore and
Wife Abigail, John, William, Jane, and Lova Louisa
Mooie, Children of Asa Moore and Minerva, Marion,
William W George W. and Hujfh Hyman. Children of
Wiley Hyman are non residents of (his State : It is or.
dered by the Court' thaf publication be made for six
weeks in ti e North Carolioa Standard for the said Red.
dick HymanArchibaldHyroan, Colleu Moore and wife
Abigail, John, William, Jane, and Lova Looisa Moore,
Minerva, Marion, William W. George W. and Hnxh
Hyman to appear at the next term ol this Court to be
held for tbe. County of Martin at the Court House ia
the Town of Williamston on the second Monday of
January next and plead answer or demur, or tbe PetitieH
will be taken pro eotifesso as to tbem and beard accord. '
mgly.
Witness, Lawrence Johnson Clerk of our said Court
at office the secoud Monday in Oetober, A. D. 18Sf. j
. . . U. JOHNSON, Clerk, i
Nov. 13, 1850. , , (Pr. Adv5.62i.) . 5 t.
State of North Carolina, Martin. County.
Court f Plea and Quarter Sessions, Oct Term, 18&0.
Nancy Ward against W. W. Ward and other Petition
for Division of Laud.
IT appearing to the satisfaction of the Court that Thos.
J. Ward is not an inhabitant of this State : It is there.
fore ordered by (he Court, that publication be made for
six weeks in tbe North Carolina Standard, for the said
Thomas J. W ard to appear at the nex't Term of this Court
to be held for the'County of Martin, at tha Court House
in the Town of Williamston, on the second Monday of
January next, and plead anwer or demor, or the Peti
tion will ba taken pro eonfesso aa to him, and heard
accordingly. . . . , . . - . , ,. , .
Witoess. Lawrence Jshnson, Clerk of our said Court-
at office the second Monday in October, A. D. 1850.
.-t j L. JOHNSOC, Clerk.
October 16, 1830. Pr. adv. $5 62.) 6t-
..... lnforrnaUon.Wanted.-i V'
A, GENTLEMAN by the name of JOHN MURPHY
.led this State in the Spring'of 1649. for Savannah, O:1
He was raised-in the State of New York, but nan neea
a resident of North Carolina some ten or twelve years.
He was about 36 yean of sgo. He had ran a Steam
Engine on the. Raleigh and Gaston Kail Road that be
ing hi trade- He wrote to his wife from Savannah, sta
ting that he should be at home in a short timet and thia.
waa the- last time she heard from him. She baa since
been informed that he left that place for Atlanta, and sot
getting employment, be went to Charleston. ; ;
His long absence and silence have led his wifa to believe
that be baa Ciilerr a victim to Death. She is in a state of
most painful suspense- '' Any information from any per
son as to his fate, or as to where he is, if still living di
rected to Mrs. Delilah Murphy, Exchange P. O., Warren
County, North Carolina will be most gratefully received.
November 11, 1850. ' ' 4 4t.
fjT Editors of newspapers generally will confer a fa
vor on the afflicted wife by copying the above. ,

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