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WEBSTER MOVEMENT IN WILMINGTON.
In the Wilmington Commercial of the 26th, we find the following call for a Webster and Graham meeting to be held in that place on the 31st. It will be seen that the call i a signed by some of the most respectable citizens of Wilmington ; whigs who can not and will not support Scott. The following is the card, as published in the Com mercial : . , For President, DANIEL WEBSTER, of Massachusetts. For Vice President, WM. A. GRAHAM, of North Carolina. The subscribers most respectfully and earnestly in vite their fellow-citizens, favorable to the above nom ination, to meet with them at the Court House, on Tuesday evening next, for the purpose of adopting such measures as may seem best adapted to promote the glorious object embaraced in the nomination of) the distinguished individuals above named. Alex. McRae, A. H. VanBokkelen, Robt. G. Rankin, M. Cronly, A. Martin, Albert Adams, T. Evans, Silas N. Martin, Jos. R. Blossom, Jos. B. Russell, 0. L. Fillyaw, C.D.Ellis, 1. Northrop, A. A. Hartsfield, Alex. MacRae, jr., N. T. Harries, S. M. West, H. R. Nixon, T. D. Love, W. J. Love, jr., Thos. W. Brown, F. D. Smaw, Thomas Loring, Geo. H. Kelley, F. J. Lutterloh, W. VV. Pierce, Robt. H. Cowan, Jan. A. Taylor, R. H. Grant, L. N. Barlow, John S. Dunham, T. W. Dunham, Saml. VV. Dunham. Henry Nutt, John MacRae, Sr. Wilmington, Aug. 26th, 1552. g3T That Gen. Scott is run by the whigs alone upon his military achievements, needs no affirma tion. But is it not strange that Greeley, Corwin, and other free-soilers, who are now the head and front of the Scott party, who denounced the Mexi can war as outrageous and damnable, should now bo found the fastest friends of one of the heroes of that war ? It is, however, but keeping up the characteristics of that party availability. We see this subject noticed in a discussion in Mississippi : Col. Singleton opened the debate, and spoke for an houranl a half. In tho opening remarks of the Col onel, he said that he came for the purpose of discus sing the greatand importantquestions at issue,between the"two parties that so far as the military reputation of Gen. Scott was concerned, it was not questioned, aud he would say to his friend Mr. Anderson, that if his object was to mike a long speech establishing tho claims of Gen. Scott to military fame, he need not do it ; that as for himself he would let the ques tion go by default; he was ready to yield to General Scott all that was claimed for him as a soldier and hero; but as the general won this fame in fighting the battles of his country, and not of the whig party; as he won his fame in wars for which the democratic party was responsible, and sustained, and the wl'ig party opposed and refused to furnish the general the wherewith to fight, he thought it rather illiberal on the part of Gen. Scott and the whig party to attempt to use this fame to defeat the democratic party, and appropriate it entirely to the whigs; and especially was it reprehensible in Gen. Scott to permit his name and fame to be used intsuch manner as to enure to the benefit of a faction whose object and desire is to subvert the constitution of our country, and place the South at the mercy of her bitterest enemies." Senator A. P. Butler, of South Carolina, has written a letter addressed to Col. I. AY. Ilayne, on political matters. "We find this letter in the Char leston Courier, and make the following extract in relation to the candidates for the Presidency. The letter bears date at Washington the 7th inst., after the abolition slanders against Gen. Pierce had been published and discussed there at head quar ters ; yet it will be seen that Mr. Butler has the utmost confidence in Gen. Pierce's fidelity to the Constitution and the South. The Senator sayS : " With these views, it is impossible that I can take any interest in the presidential election, so far as to give any positive countenance to the doctrines and measures of the compromise ; and I cannot overlook or disregard the fact, that both the candidates for the presidency stand upon the compromise, as a part of their platform, each of the great parties having sol emnly incorporated it into its political creed. I cannot abandon the principles upon which I based my oppo sition to these measures, or approve now, what I dis approved and denounced a few months ago. Not withstanding my personal regard for Gen. Scott, and my admiration of his high military (ame, I am the very antipode of his school of politics, and would be compelled, if he were elected, to take an active part against his administration, if it should be conducted upon the doctrines which he maintains, and guided by the associates with whom he is allied. With Gen. Pierce, I might havepolitically, nearer affinities. In doctrine, he is a strict constructionist, of the State Rights school, and so far as it regards the South, I believe he has no prejudice or bigotry, and would do his duty to her according to the Constitution." IIe sever Fainted on Lost a Battle. This stereotyped declaration is heralded forth on every occasion iu a sneering manner by the Scott-Seward orators and prints, in their futile attempts to prove General Tierce no soldier and a coward. We com mend the following, from the Pittsburgh Daily Union, to the attention of these new-born warriors : "Is he a Coward 1 We have it from authority that will not, we presume, be questioned by the whigd, that Gen. Scott actually Jointed at the battle of Lundy's Lane, and was borne to a place of safety, where he remained a considerable length of time. Will this fact disqualify him from being president in the estimation of patriotic whigs? YVill this make him the object of contemptible sneers by the brave and valiant politicians of that party 1 Or will it les sen him in the estimation of any man, who values pa triotic deeds 1 The last question we can safely an swer in the affirmative ; and we think that most of the whigs wilt susiain him for the presidency. Whig papers say that Gen. Scott never lost a bat tle; yet he was taken prisoner, with his whole force at Chippewa. Whig papers say that Gen. Scott never fainted in oatt,e ; yet he did faint at Lundy's Lane, and was borne from the field " In an Editorial communication to the "Enquirer' from Concord, New Hampshire, 22d August, we find the following: " Gen. Pierce, to my regret is absent at Rye Beach with his family. I am truly sorry that my engagements will prevent me from awaiting his re-tUI-nuu 6 hlh encomiums I hear of him from his neighbors enhance my desire to make his acquaint ance. I to-day enjoyed the hospitality of a whig family, and it was most pleasing to hearthem, ladies p al'' .8Peak in tne most affectionate terms of frank. Pierce. They refer to him as pure as he is ue8tnable clear headed, and in every way fitted to be President of our great Confederacy. The charge of abolition sentiments in him is openly laugh ed at as most false and absurd " melan Jhi.K rreTSSed - of bark Philo nrl,M h , k Jrei9,Pli8hed- thinks it probable that the Lobos Island. ere discovered by Benjamin Momll, Jr., of schooner Wasp, of New ork, in 1823, and that the United States should I pro tect our citizens in visiting those islands to obtain guano because those islands are more than a marine league from the continent, and Mr. Webster is not aware that m. UD k.l r .. " li.uiiun. iiuo m i uccii kikii irom mem tor use on the adjacent coast, or that they have ever been occupied hv Kni . r,,, an,;... i. . , -j v vrant!jit nave a readv sailed . r . ,.r . . t j lucl ",a guaiamjr ui mr. v easier s letter, and the friga'e Raritan is now on the eround r r ;v, )M (oaulno- me oiraume.- CONGRESS. Washington, August 26. Sennte. The chair laid before the Senate a report from the Secretary of the Treasury, with a statement of the trade and commerce of the British North Amer ican provinces. A resolution requesting the President to lay before the Senate, with his next annual message, a compen dium of the annual reports of the departments was adopted. The officers of the Senate and House were author ised to and settle the accounts of the public printer during the recess. Mr. Fish introduced a bill to authorise the business of banking in the District of Columbia, and to regu latajthe issuing and circulation of small notes in said district. He said he would call it up at the next session. The post-route bill was passed. The post office appropriation bill was referred to the committee on finance. The Senate refused to concur in the House amend ment to the bill granting a pension of Mrs. Worth, widow of Gen. Worth. The civil and diplomatic appropriation bill was then taken up. An amendment requiring that the assistant post masters general should hereafter be appointed by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and their salaries shall be $3,000 a year, was adopted. The committee on finance reported the following amendment to the bill : And be it further enacted, That where the minis terial officers of the United States have, or 6hall in cur, extraordinary expense in executing the laws thereof, the payment of which is not specifically pro vided for, the President of the United States is au thorized to allow the payment thereof, under the spe cial taxation of the district or circuit court of the dis trict in which the said services have been, or shall be rendered, to be paid from the approrpiation for defray ing the expenses of the judiciary. Mr. Sumner moved to adJ to the amendment, pro vided that no such allowance shall be made for expens es incurred in the execution of the fugitive-slave law, which law is hereby repealed. Mr. Sumner then addressed the Senate in an ex amination of the evils of slavery, and denying the power of Congress to make slavery a national insti tution ; and upon the unconstitutionality of the fugitive-slave law. He is speaking when this letter is closed. by telegraph. 5 o'clock, P. M. Mr. Sumner spoke about four hours, and about 4 o'clock concluded, when Mr. Clements, of Alabama, rose and said : Mr. President The ravings of a maniac are some times dangerous, but the howlings of a puppy are always harmless ; and then sat down. Messrs. Badger, Douglas, Bright, Dodge, Cooper and Pratt continued the debate, opposing the amend men. Messrs. Chase and Hale supported it. The amendment of Mr. Sumner was rejected by yeas 4, nays 47, as follows : Yeas Messrs. Chase, Hale, Sumner, W:ade 4. Nays Messrs. Adams, Badger, Bayard, Bell, Bor land, Bradbury, Bright, Brodhead, Brooke, Butler, Cass, Charlton, Clarke, Clements, Cooper, Dawson, Deisaussure, Dodge, of Iowa, Douglas, Fetch, Fish, Geyer, Gwin, Hamlin, Houston, Hunter, James, Jones, of Iowa, King, Mallory, Mangum, Mason, Merriwether, Miller, Morton, Pearce, Pratt, Rusk, Childs, Smith, Soule, Spruance, Toucey, Under wood, Upham, Walker, Weller 47. -m House of Kepresentatives. Mr. Penn, from tha Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads, reW ported back the Senate.bill providing for the transpor- j tation of the mails between New Orleans and Vera j Cruz three times a week in mail steamers ; and afier remarks by Messrs. Penn and Martin, it was passed. The Senate bill for the relief of the Wilmington i and Manchester railroad company was passed yeas, j 102, nays 65. It authorises the Secretary of the Treasury to ex tend the time fur payment of duties on railroad iron. The House passed the bill for the support of the light house establishment. The amendments of the Senate to the Indian ap propriation bill were taken up in committee of the wholo on the state of the Union. The debate which followed was exceedingly uninteresting, and accord ing to present appearances no other subject is likely to be disposed of to-day. Congress Friday, the 27th. On account of the protracted session of the Senate we had not been furntshed with our usual synopsis of its proceedings at the time of going to press nearly two o'clock this morning. House of Representatives. The House passed the bill making further provision for the satisfaction of Virginia military land warrants, and then disposed j of the Senate s amendments to the bill amendatory of the bill reducing the rates of postage, passed March 3, 1850. Mr. Penn next reported several private bills from the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads; which having been duly committed, the bill for the relief of Mrs. Mary A. Davis was taken up, on motion of Mr. Dimmick, and passed. Mr. Sey mour, of New York, next reported back the Senate bill allowing a drawback on imported goods exported over land into Mexico, which was also passed. The House then went into a Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, Mr. King, of New York, in the chair ; wherein the Indian appropriation bill was further considered, and on again going into " the House" the Senate's amendments to the bill were disposed of. On motion of Mr. Johnson, cf Arkansas, the Ar kansas and Missouri land-donating bill was then ta ken up and passed, and tHe bill for the relief of Mrs. Margaret Heitzell was next passed. Mr. Carter then introduced a bill to transfer the jurisdiction of appeal cases from the decisions ef the Commisioners of Patents from the chief justice of the United States court of the District of Columbia to the associate jus tices of the same court, which was passed. Mr. Stanton of Kentucky reported a joint resolution, pro viding for the election of a public printer under the law recently passed, changing the mode of executing the public printing; which was passed, and General Robert Armstrong was duly elected to be the said public printer. And then, pending the question, or a motion made by Mr. Clark, to take up the bill to grant lands in aid of the construction of a railroad from the Wabash to the Missouri, the House ad journed. Washington Union. Funny. A gentleman the other day told us that on the evening after Gov. Reid and Mr. Kerr spoke at this place, he happened to be in company with sev eral whigs who were conversing about the discussion, and that they expressed the opinion that the demo cratic party ought to reconsider the nomination and withdraw Gov. Reid from the field that he was get ting so badly " used up," and would be so over whelmingly defeated that the party would be forever disgraced'. We suppose there would have been many glad hearts in the whig party if our noble and gallant standard-bearer could have been scared off" and no doubt Mr. Kerr himself would have outstripped all the rest inrejoicing but every democrat who heard the two candidates speak, felt proud that the demo cratic cause had been entrusted to such able hands as Gov. Reid's and that the man who had defeated whiggery once could do it again. The result shows that although a reed (Reid) was pronounced a very ;yeak staff tor the democracy to lean upon, u proveu sufficiently strong to throw a tremendous car (Kerr) off the track and completely demoiisn it,tnereoy 6e rmnelv Hamatxin? all who refused to take the advice of their friends and keep off. Probably our whig menus wouia nice xo nave Franklin Pierce withdrawn. toy. Car. Mr. Clay Against Scott. Before the nomina tion of Scott, by the Seward Cancus, Mr. Clay dic titated, at his bedside, to Hon. Humphrey Marshall, of Kentucky, a strong, ciear, ana po;u:u aruuie, m tended for a newspaper, concerning the action of the so-called Convention, if it should nominate Scott, deprecating the possible election of Scott, as na- uonai caiainuy. iu umuic uvim-u vent Scott's nomination. Mr.. Marshall declined publishing it, because, as be has since said, he did not believe ScMt could get the nomination. Mr. Mar shall has the article yet, and it is to be hoped it will be published. After the nomination, Mr. Clay said to several gentlemen. Gen. Cass and Thos. H.Clay among the number, th3t he deplored the nomination, and preferred a safe Democrat to Scott. fWe suggest to tlie Scottites, that the next meeting they hold in these parts, they read Mr. Clay out of the Whig Church, and turn his mortal remains over to the enemy ! Jinoxville. Whig. Correspondence of the Standard. Wilkes County, August SO, 1852. Mr. Holden : The agony is over. The day is ours; and as many reasons will be assigned by the federal organs of North Carolina for their " Water loo defeat," I deem it but just to Gov. Reid and the gallant Democracy of the Old North State, that some of the true causes should be set forth which brought about this result. First and foremost the people of all parties throughout the State look upon Gov. Reid as wanting, in neither honesty, capacity, nor patriotism as a statesman, to qualify him in fu ture, as he has undoubtedly been in. the past, to be the Governor of the whole State ; and such an one as the whole State is and may justly be proud of. Sec ondly, he has, thoughout his whole political career, proved himself wholly consistent in both National and State politics. Such has been the force of his doctrines upon these policies, as to reduce his com petitor, when alluding to either during to the canvass, to supply the place of successful argument with a general tirade of Huzzas for " People's rights " and the "military glory" of Gen. Scott, which all must admit has to a great extent (and justly too) lost the desired influence. The honest people (to their credit be it said) have- learned that something more than a hero is required at the helm of State in these " the times that try men souls." Thirdly, the ludicrous and foul attempts which were handled by Mr. Kerr and oiher " Seward iles " against the " fainting Gen eral," and " Loather of the Fugitive Slave law," served to arouse the Democracy to their duty, and disgusted honest Whigs " whenever and wherever" such foul slanders were uttered. Lastly, the whole Democratic party were united upon Gov. Reid and polled nearly their strength for him. But I am sorry to say that this was not the case with regard to the Legislative Election, as must be obvious to all who will compare it with the Governor's Election. I have not despaired of the Legislature yet it seemed at first that the W higs had the majority, but their fig ures will not exactly do. They claim a gain in Yan cy and both Commoners in Rutherford. They have only one out of the three rely upon that. Then count ono or both the Senators from Camden and Currituck and Beaufort and Hyde, and yon will see that they have not the "substance" either; (as the Observer says.) However, though, a day or two will settle the whole matter, and then we'll see. 44 A Whig," writing in the Register an article head ed " Charge Again," says, "Place me, Sir, among the volunteers to conquer or die with John Kerr in 1854." This is funny, ain't it ? "A Whig " wants to be placed " among" himself for I don't think there is any " volunteers" for that sort of conquering or dying. Perhaps he thinks Reid will not beacan-, didate, as it's not usual for Governors to serve more than two terms, and he's satisfied there is no other one of the unterrified can lead the object of his "love," but every body knows that it takes "a Whig" to 'do the bragging." Upon the whole I think if the " unterrified " " hang on " like they have been they will give this 44 Whig" a chance to write another 44 Charge Again " in No vember, and he can place himself among the volun teers io conquer or die with Bill Seward or Scott, just which he pleases, for I can assure him it matters not to the South nor the North which of them he conquers with. A LOOKER ON. Belyidere, Burke County, August 22, 1852. To the Editor of the North Carolina Standard Dear Sir: My attention has been called to a " Card " of Gen. i. M. Edney's which appeared in the Raleigh Register of the 11th instant, in which " Card " certain statements made just before the late State elections and communicated to you by me are pronounced " totally destitute of ruA." From the phraseology of the General's " Card " I can only con sider it as denying that the offer which I informed you, upon the authority of a gentleman of high stand ing and unassailable veracity, had been made him, was never in fact made at all. Now as my inform ant whose consent I can no doubt procure to use his name hereafter, should it be necessary derived all he knew of the matter from General Edney himself, it is more than probable that the General has prop erly characterized information which he furnished himself as " totally destitute of trath." He is more likely than any other to know the truth of a state ment made by his own lips. The branding his own declarations in the public prints as totally destitute of truth being a mere question of taste, it does not be come me to decide upon its propriety lest it might provoke a discussion too subtle and refined for these practical times. Very respectfully. MARCUS ERWIN. DEMOCRATIC MEETING IN ORANGE. The Democrats of Orange met on Tuesday, the 24th instant, for the purpose of appointing delegates to a District Convention to be held to select au Elector. On motion of H.Terry, Esq., John W. Hancock was called to the Chair and Freeman Walker appoin ted Secretary. On motion of William H. Bailey, Esq. a commit tee of three was appointed to select the time and place of holding said Convention. '2, The Chairman appointed Messrs. Wm. H. Bailey, H. Terry, and Maj. Hancock as this committee, who after retiring a short time, returned and reported through Mr. Bailey the following Resolutions: Resolved, That we respectfully recommend Oxford as the place, and Tuesday of Granville Superior Court as the time for holding said Convention. Resolved, That we suggest the name of the Hon. Abraham Rencher as a suitable person , for Elec tor. Resolved, that the Chairman appoint ten delegates to attend the Convention, and that the names of the Chairman and Secretary be added to the list. In accordance with the third Resolution the Chair man appointed the following srentlemen as delegates o the Convention: Messrs. Wm. H. Bailey, Cad: Jones, Jr. fames M. Palmer, Wm. J. Duke, George T. Coggin, A. VV. Hedgepeth, James H. Christie, P. Nelson, P. H. McDade, and H. Terry. On motion the Standard was requested to publish these proceedings; and, on motion of Daniel Vickers, the meeting adjourned. J. W. HANCOCK, Chr'n. F. Walker, Scc'v. PIERCE AND KING CLUB. At a Democratic Meeting held in Hillsborough, N. C. on Tuesday evening, the 24th instant, for the purpose of forming a Pierce and King Club, Colonel H. Waddell was called to the Chair and J. W. Lancaster appointed Secretary. The following Resolutions were introduced by Dr. B. L. Durham, and unanimously adopted : Resolved, That we have heard with thrilling pleas ure of the re-election of our champion, David S. Reid. Resolved, That we have unabated confidence in the strength and purity of Democratic principles, and that we will use all honorable efforts to secure the election of Pierce and King. It was moved ty lV. H. Bailey, Esq., that the Chair appoint a committee of three to select officers for the ensuing meeting; whereupon VV. H. Bailey, E. C. Jordan and J. M. Palmer, Esqs. were appoin ted. The committee then retired and the meeting was addressed by Messrs. T. B. Venable, J. W. Lancas ter, E. C. Jordan, and VV. H. Bailey. The committee appointed to select officers for the Pierce and King Club recommended, For President Dr. Pride Jones. For Vice Presidents Win. Nelson, Esq., Dr. B. L. Durham, W. H. Brown, J. U. Kirkland, Esqs. For Secretaries John D. Carlton, Tlios. J. Stray horn; which recommendations wjre umui.n ).n adopted. It was then moved that the proceedings of this meeting be forwarded to the North Carolina Stand ard with the request that they be published. The meeting then adjourned until Tuesday of Su perior Court week. 1 H. WADDELL, Chr'n. J. W. Lancaster, See"y. Hon. E. C. Cabell, of Florida, in a speech de livered in the United States House of Kepresenta tives' on the 12th of June last, gives his opinion of Scott as follows : " Scott has a padlock on his lips, and the principles of Seward in his breeches pocket, and stands before the country as the candidate of the higher law' par ty. The election of Scott under present circumstances would be to continue the governmrnt in the hands of the Freesoil party until their fanataciam has destroyed the Union." " , SCENE FROM AN UNPUBLISHED PLAY. Enter IV in field. Doctor, Seward, and Attendants. Win. Bring me no more reports ; let them fly all ; Black Dan. Fillmore, Gentry, Toombs, Marshall and the rest. I cannot faint with fear. The tpirituality that knows all mortal consequences have pronounced me this. ' Fear not Chapoltepec." Then fly false Southrons and mingle with the democrats. " The name I swear by, and the heart I bear, "Shall never sagg with doubt, nor shake with fear." Enter Telegraph Messenger. The devil damn thee black, thou cream-faced coon, Where gottest thou that goose look I" Tel. Mess. There are six thousand Win. Geese, villain! Tel. Mess. Democratic majority in North Caro lina. Win. Go prick thy face, and over red thy fear, Thou lily livered boy. What democrats patch I Death to my soul those linen cheeks of thine are counsellors to fear Take thy face hence Seward I am sick at heart, when I behold Seward I say ! This push will cheer me ever, or desert me now, I have lived long enough : ray way of life Is fallen into the sear, the yellow leaf; And that which should accompany old age, As human love, obedience, trocps of friends, I must not look to have Doctor, the whigs fly. from me What rhubarb, senna, or what purgative drug, Would scour these democrats hence I j Enter another Telegraph Messenger. Thou comest to use thy tongue; thy story quickly. I Tel. Mxss. Gracious my Lord, I should report that which I do hear, but know not how to do it. Win. Well, say sir as you hear. Tel. Mess. The Union whigs in divers sections of the land, mistrusting thee, have norained the great Expounder in thy place, and with Graham's clans move right against thee. Win. Liar and slave ! (striking him.) Tel. Mess. Let me endure your wrath' if't be not so; within this half hour, may you hear it moving with Outlaw and Clingman at the head Win. If thou speakest false, upon the next tree shall thou hang alive, till famine cling thee : if thy speech be sooth : I care not if thou dost for me as much. More Anon. iV. O. Courier. MEETING IN ROCKINGHAM. On Tuesday of August Court, a large portion of the Democrats of Rockingham County, assembled in the Court House, for the purpose of taking steps to select a Democratic Elector for the 4th district, com posed of Randolph, Davidson, Forsythe, Stokes, Guilford, and Rockingham. On motion, William D. Bethell was called to the chair, and Ihomas Settle, jr., was requested to act as Secretary. Geo. D. Boyd, CiRq., explained the object oi the meeting in a few appropriate remarks, and offered the following resolution : Resolved, That we recommend to the other Coun ties composing the 4th District to unite with us in holding a District Convention, nt Winston, in For sythe County, on Tuesday of September Court next, for the purpose of selecting a suitable person as Elec tor tor this District on the Pierce and King ticket; and that the Chairman be requested to appoint ten delegates to represent this County in said Convention. In pursuance of the foregoing resolution the Chair man appointed the following delegates : Hngh K. Reid, Alfred Scales, jr., Thomas Settle, jr., Wm. F. Carter, Alfred Reid, Rufus H. Smith, Jos. H. Cald well, John Stacey, Francis L. Simpson, and William B. Carter. On motion, it was ordered by the meeting that a copy of these proceedings be furnished to the Editors of the Raleigh Standard and Greensborough Patriot, with a request to publish the 6a me. Whereupon the meeting adjourned. WM. D. BETHELL, Chain. Thomas Settle, jr., Sec'y. Dissolution of the Union Party in Georgia. We announced yesterday that the executive commit tee of the Union party of Georgia had withdrawn the Pierce electoral ticket, nominated at Milledireville, and declared the party dissolved. The address of the committee has since come to hand, and we learn from it that this step has been taken in consequence of the fact that all parties in Georgia now advocate the compromise, and that the Union whigs, to a con siderable extent, have shown a determination not to adhere to the ticket, but to support either Webster or Scott. The committee was composed of seven, and five of them have published an address to the Union democrats and whigs, who may be for Pierce and King, urging them to meet at Atlanta, on the 18th of September, to determine on their future course. They avow their readiness to support the regular Pierce and King electors, provided the original friends of the latter ticket are willing to conciliate and compro mise with them. There are still three electoral tick ets in the field in Georgia oue for Scott and Graham, the second for Webster and Jenkins, and the third tor Pierce and King. The law requires the success ful ticket to have a clear majority of all the votes cast. Whig Ridicule of TrE Irish. The New York Tribune (Abolition Scott-Seward organ) has put forth a picture book representing Gen. Scott in all concei vable scenes, among which is a caricature ol a party of Irishmen. Cart-loads of these pictures were sent into North Carolina recently. The Irish American, printed in New York, thus indignantly alludes to Greeley's picture book: 44 The whigs have issued a campaign pictorial life of Scott, which contains one of the vilest caricatures of Irishmen which everemanated from the filthy pen cil of its evil author. In a scene representing: certain returned Irish prisoners, one man is represented as kneeling in the most slavish and abject attitude, while the faces of all are represented in such hideous de formity, that humanity has, thank God, nothing equal to it. For the profile of one of my countrymen the artist seems to have studied an ape or baboon ! This is certainly a strange way of complimenting us, mak ing us the laughing stock of a nation, and then ask ing; us for our votes for such true friends. 44 Save us from our friends, we may exclaim." The San Diego Herald, California, thus announces the public proceedings on the arrival of the news of the democratic nominations of candidates for presi dent and vice president : 44 Our democtatic fellow citizens immediately call ed a ratification meetini; the first one held in the State of California. In the meantime a federal salute was being fired on the main plaza, and the bells were pealing forth merry music, drowned at intervals by the loud huzzas that went up from the multitude on the public square. In the evening: bonfires were lighted in our streets, and other demonstrations of great joy were manifested in the villages of San Diego." Among the resolutions adopted at the ratification meeting was the following: "Resolved, That the adoption by the democratic convention of the measures known as the compromise measures, is by us hailed as the omen ot concord in the party, and of abiding fraternity among the many sovereignties of our great and prosperous republic." The Webster Men of Boston. The friends of Mr. Webster in Boston held their sixth meeting on Tuesday evening, when Mr. Torrey, a delegate to the Baltimore convehtion came forward and gave in his adhesion to the Webster movement. Mr. Wins low, in addressing the meeting stated that he had it from the Hon. Rufus Choate himself, that he would also support Mr. Webster. Mr. Winslow further stated that he knew Mr. Webster's sentiments in re gard to a nomination. , He knew that Mr. Webster would not go for Gen. Scott, and that he would not decline a nomination from his friends in that or any other section of the country. It was resolved to post pone the general meeting at Faneuil Hall until the Slate at large should have time to respond to the movement, w hen l us proposed to hold a JMate Conven tion in Boston. Maj. Ben. Perley Pooreand several others mace speeches. Bait. Sun. Sam Houston's flying artillery, used at the battle of San Jacinto, was one four-pounder, lashed with a piece of raw-hide to the back of a jackass. When the piece was discharged, it would throw him forward on his face with such lorce as to detain him in that position until the piece was re-loaded, and as he rose and brought it within range ot the Mexicans, the match was applied, and away went the animal on his face and knees, and away went thander and flame and death-dealing balls, and away went the Mexicans .heltef skelter.. - For the Standard-. HURRAH rOR PIERCE AND KUTG! by i. s. uxas Air Dearest Mae. Come, freemen, round me rally, And bear me while I tell. How Pierce and King from this fair land- Will all dark clouds dispel. The people of this nation soon Will publish in a trice, That Pierce and King they wish lo be Next President and Vice. Chohcs Then shout and sing. Hurrah for Pierce and King, We'll sound their praise through all our days. And make the welkin ring. Frank Pierce comes from the Granite State, And he's a sturdy son ; He helped to fight the Mexicans, When we whipped them three to one. Though in the war with Mexico, Above him Scott was placed. He ne'er was charged with cowardice. But met them face to face. Chorus Then shout and sing, &c. The reason why the Southerners Intend to vote for Pierce, Tis 'gainst the " anti-fugitives " He is so justly fierce. He says that when our slaves appear Beyond old Mason's line, He'll have them soon in the cotton fields, Or making Turpentine. Chorus Then shout and sing, &c Our King from Alabama hails, And is a patriot strong ; What 'tis to be Vice President, He'll show the Whigs ere long. The Old North " is his birth-State, Where Jimmy Polk was born, The man on whom in 'forty four The Whigs looked down in scorn. Chorus Then shout arid sing, &c. Our people, though they always say " Republics are the thing, " Dissatisfied with Presidents, Must make themselves a King ; Because they know that William R. Is only King by name, And that Democracy in him A champion firm can claim. Guohch Then shout and sing, &c. They say that in Novemliei next They'll show the world at large That Franklin Pierce and William King Shall guide-our glorious barge. Then she will move as gracefully As any living thing, With one in front to 44 Pierce " the waves, And in the aft a King. Choscs Then shout and sing, 44 Hurrah for Pierca and King, " When we send them on to Washington, We'll make the welkin ring. Lincolnton, N. C.Aug. 16, 1852. LATER FROM EUROPE. New York, Aug. 25. The steamer Asia has ar rived with Liverpool dates of the 14th inst. England. The Humboldt arrived at Southampton on the 12th inst. The English sloop-of-war Vestal had been ordered to the fishing grounds, and the Tiger was fitting out, it was supposed, for the same destination. There were also four screw steamers fitting out at Spithead. A committee of naval and shipwright officers had been ordered to assemble in London to decide upon the proper arrangements to be made on the merchant steamers, provided they should be needed for war purposes. It is said that Thomas Baring is coming to the United States on a special mission to settle the fish ery dispute. Public feeling was calmer in relation to the matter, but more ships were fitting out at the Navy Yards. Franc e. Commercial relations had been resumed between France and Belgium. The Paris Moniteur dehies the rumors in relation to changes in the Cabinet. A correspondent of a Hungarian journal has been expelled from Paris. The contemplated marriage of Louis Napoleon with the Princess de Vasa has been indefinitely post poned. Austria. The National Guard had been abolished by order of the Emperor, and a new corps called the Reserve, was about being organized. Spain and Portugal. There was nothing new from these countries, and matters were in a quiet con dition. Prussia. The cholera was rapidly spreeding and committing frightful ravages in litis country. The Prussian Government had made a formal de mand on the Swiss Confederation to acknowledge its sovereignty over the Duchy of Neufchatel, and, in case ol refusal, war is threatened. Turkey. The town of Erzerom has been des troyed by an earthquake. Markets. Liverpool, Aug. 14. The sales of Cot ton during the last three days have been 27,000 bales, bnd for the week 58,000 bales, of which speculators took 16,000 and exporters 5000 bales. The stock 668,000, of which 528,000 bales are American. The sales on Friday were 12,000 bales, prices closing stiffer. Dennistown quotes Fair Orleans, 6f d ; Mid dling 5 d ; Fair Mobile 6d; Middling 5 7 I6d; Fair Upland 6d, Middling 5d. Breadstuffs. There has been a large speculative movjment in wheat and flour. Wheat iiad advanced during the week 2s. and flour 6d ; corn was in de mand at unchanged rates. Mixed and red wheat 5e. 9d.; white 6s. 3d. a 6s. 9d ; Philadelphia, Baltimore and Orleans fiour 21s. 6d. a 22s. 6d ; yellow corn 29s. 6d. a 30s ; white 283. 6d. a 29s. Later from Mexico. New Orleans, August 24. Advices have been received from the city of Mexico to the 3d, and Vera Cruz to the 17th inRt. The country was in a very unsettled state. The insurrection at Mazatlan con tinues. The insurgents had entered Guadalaxara, and the troops had been ordered there by the Presi dent. It was reported that Gen. Aranza had pronounced in favor of Arista as dictator. The Legislature of Vera Cruz proposes- that the Government should eflect an extradition treaty with the United States. j second dispatch. Nothing new had occurred regarding tho Tehuan tepee route. The route for Point Mazatlan had been closed by order of the government. Internal discords and revolutions were rife throngh out the entire country. The state of society was in a deplorable condition. . Arrival of the Empire City Later from Havana. New Orleans, AugustSt. The Empire City has arrived with Havana dates of the 18th. The excite ment on the Island was daily increasing, and fresh arrests had been made. No one yet, however, it was believed, had been put to death. It is stated that mai.y Spaniards are engaged in this conspiracy, aud that further seizures of munitions of war had been made. The C real to de la Habana recently published an article slating that the Governor General has known from the beginning the persons engaged in circula ting revolutionary documents, but was waiting for more certain information. J he liovernor has an nounced that all persons convicted of these publica tions shall be put to death. Ihe cholera, yellow fever and small pox is now raging- to a frightful extent, and robberies and assassi nations were of daily occurrence. Accounts of the growing crops were favorable. Sugar quiet but firm. The stosk of Coffee was small. f reights dull and vessels abundant. Call for a Southern Rights Convention Another Presidential Movement. Montgomery, Aug. 24. The Southern Rights Central Committee of Alabama have called a Stale Convention for the 13ih of September, to nominate a candidate for the Presidency, Gen. Pierce having lanea to answer me queries propounded to turn. Withdrawal tf the Georeia Union Ticket. Charleston, August 25. The Savannah papers state thai the Executive Committee of the Union party of Georgia have published a circular, withdraw ing the electoral ticket selected by the late conven tion, in favor of Gen. Pierce. The same circular calls for a meeting of the Union Whiis" and Demo crats, to meet at Atlanta on the 18th of September, to determine the course of the party. PROCLAMATION, By Ilia Excellency, DAVID S.- REID, Hovmof of the State of JVbrth Cirrolfxa. W'HEREAS, with the advice of the Council of State,, it has been deemed absolutely necessary to convene the General Assembly at an earlier day than is appointed by Law for the regular meeting thereof, I do hereby issue this, my Proclamation, notifying and re questing the Senators and members of the House Of Commons elect of thi General Assembly of North Car. olina to meet in session at the Capitol, in- the City of Raleigh, on Monday the fourth day of October next. Oiven under my band and attested by the SEAL; I Great Seal of the State of North Carolina. Done at the City ot Raleigh, the 25th day August, A. D., 1852, and in the 77th year of our Inde pendence. By the Governor, Wm. H. Jones. Private Secretary. Raleigh, August 25, 1852. 35 4w. The Pioneer, North Carolinian. Western Democrat,, and Asheville News will insert four limes weekly. China, Glass, and Eartnerii Ware. WE are now receiving, direct from the French and: English manufacturers, 17 packages French China Dinner and Tea Setts, and Fancy Ware, 12 packages EJge and C. C. Ware, 15 44 Sprig'd and handled Teas, common, 10 44 White Granite Dinnerand Tea Warer 6 44 44 44 and common Toilet 44 8 44 Colored Ware, assorted, 0 . Cane and Rockingham Ware, assorted, 60 44 American Glass Ware, assorted,. 10 44 Stone Ware, assorted, 20 dozen Dimijohns, from i to 5 gallons. tW Ceuntry Merchants would find it to their advan tage to purchase their stocks of us, as we save them a considerable per ccntagc in freights, commissions, 5cc Dinner and Tea Setts of new and handsome pat terns to families at low prices. McRAE & HARRISS. Front street below Market street. Wilmington, N. C, August 25, 1852. 83 if. WILLIAM-J. LOUGEE, WHOLESALE t T.ETAIL DEALER IN TIN, COPPER, AND SHEET-IRON WARE,, Stoves, Patent Pumps, &c. c. KJII.EMGK, .V. C. KEEPS constantly on hand a general assort ment of articles in his line. Job Work, done at short notice. All kinds of Metallic Coverings, for House and Store Roofs, and Gutters, furnished, and warranted to stand the severest test. Just received, and more expected from the Foundry. Cooking, Parlor and Office Btoves. of the latest and most approved patterns. EST Orders from any part of the State attended to. Raleigh, September I, 1852, 935 w. Iioard for Members. THE Subscriber has made preparations, as heretofore,, to board a number of members of the Legislature. He can only say to those who may engage lodgings with him, that no pains nor expense will be spared to render them comfortable. He refers to the past as his only pledge for the future. His terms will be as reasonable as the prices of the day will admit. JOHN HUTCHLNS. Raleigh, Aug. 30, 18521 83 3t, NOTICE. THE subscribers having qualified, at August term,. County Court, as Execators to the last will and testament of Noel Knight, deceased, ask those indebted to said estate to make payment immediately, and those having claims to present them duly proven for settlement, W. R. KNIGHT, rr.,lfnr. P. H. KNIGHT, iExecut0rS August 30th, 1852. 83 3t. Kaleigli & Gaston It. R. Office, KALKIcn, August 23d, lHaz. PROPOSALS will be received at this office until the 1st day of November next, for a loan of from Fifty to Seventy-five Thousand Dollars, on the Bonds of this Company, to be issued in sums of not less than Five Hundred Dollars, with coupons attached, payable Ten years after date, with interest payable semi-annually, on the first Moi.day of January and July in each and every year. This loan is authorized by a resolution of the Stock holders, adopted in general meeting at Henderson, on tho 15th day of July, 1852, which requires that a sum not less than Five nor more than Ten Thousand Dollars shall be annually set apart by the Doard of Directors from the receipts of the Company, as a sinking fund, to roeet the payment sf the Bonds so issued. The Road is now being re-laid with a heavy iron rail, costing about Three Hundred Thousand Dollars, and will be in com plete order with the nocessary Locomotives, Cars, &c.r during the present year. CEO. W. MORDECAT, President Auguit 23, 1852. 82 tlstN. To tUe Stockholders in the Greenville & Raleigh Plank-road Co. NOTICE is hereby given that all Stock subscriber for in this Company, on which the instalments have not been paid, will be sold at Public Auction to t he highest bidder, as provided for in the 11th Section ot the Act incorpoiating the said Company. Sale to take place at Greenville, on Thursday the 231 of September next. By order of the Board of Directors, at office Green vine, August 12th, 1852. JNO A. SELBY, Clerk.. AN instalment of Two Dollars per Share will be re quired of the Stockholders of the Greenville and Raleigh Plank Road Company,on Thursday, the 23d of Sep tember next. By order of the Board of Directors. JNO. A. SELBY, Clerk. Greenville, Aogust I2th, 1852. 81 2t. NO KITI A 1 COLLEGE, RANDOLPH COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. IHE Fall Session will commence on Wednesday, the 15th of September. The Board of Instruction is "complete. The Preparatory and Irregular depart ment!) enjoy College privileges, and receive instruc tion from the Faculty. Entire expense from $38 to $45 per session of five months. B. CRAVEN, Vresident. August 22J, 1852. 82 1m. Ten Dollars Reward. TOST on Monday, the 9th inst., between the Fost-Or-.a : T7.t A;..Vi anA nnoA TCivnr Oil Milln. m Inrfra a jllHi LI. lil(.lu u.aw - - - m- black Pocket Book, with a blank-book attached, contain ing between twenty and twenty-five dollars, and a num ber of papers ot no value io any one excepi me uwncr. The only bills recollected were one ten and two threes on the Bank of Cape Fear, and two ones on the Bank of Fayettcville, and two one dollar and a half bills on the Bank of the Union, Washington City. The above - v i". it . reward will oe given u usii at uw vuiupiunci uUu. . with me at the Mill. A. B. VAUGHAN. Laura-Shawsville, 934 4t August 13, 1852. S NEW FIRM. THE Subscribers have associated themselves togethet under the Firm of SELBY & MURRAY, for the purpose of condactrng the MERCANTILE BUSINESS in the City of Raleigh, at the old aupd of T. H. Selby's, No. 12, Fayette villa Street, where thy will be pleased to sec and uerve their customers ami friends. IV H. SELBY. D. CARSON MTTRRAY. Raleigh, Aug. IB, 1852. - ' 933- Wanted, A GOOD Leath Dressxb a young man with out a family would be preferre'd.. The pladb is heal hv. onH liberal wages will be given.' Apply soon to tn f Editor of the Standard, ' Walte, Augnst 17, 1SS2. 80 3t.