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Ye fair ones attend, I'.e on offer to make you?
In Hynien'a suit bonds I am anxious to livo.
For bt tier, lor worse, a companion I'll take you,
Provided you'll till the deseription I give.
I neither expect nor can hope for perfection,
p >r that o'-ver yet was a bachelor's lot.
But chMtiuj! n wife, I'd make a selection
YVhici. :mny in my situation would not.
I'd have, let me sec-I'd not have a beauty,
For neautitul women are apt to he vain ;
Yet, with a small thare, 1 would think it a duty,
To take her, be thankful, and never complain.
Her form must be good, without art to constrain it,
And rather above than btlow middle size.
A something it puzzles my brain to explain it,
Like eloquent language must flow from her eye*.
She mmt be well bred, or I cannot rcspect her,
Qood natured and modest, but not very coy ;
Her mind well Infotrn'd?'tis the principal nectar
That sweetens the cup of hymeneal joy.
Her home she must love and domestic employment,
Have practical knowledge of household affairs,
And make it a part of her highest enjoyment
To soften my troubles and lighten my cares.
Her age I would have it at least to bo twenty,
But not to exceed twenty five at the most;
And the girls of that age being every where plenty,
I hope to get one of that numerous host.
Not fortune I ask?I have no predilections
For glitter or show, or the pomp of high life;
1 wish to be bound by the cares of affliction:
And now 1 have drawn you the sketch of a wifa.
[From Fraaer'* Magaiins.)
No ! I will nevrr see him more,
Since thu9 he likes toroain.
And when liis cab stops at the door,
John, say?I'm not at home !
He smiled last night when Julia smiled,
(They must ha?e met belore;)
If thut< by her he is beguiled,
I'll never see htm more!
I'll sing no more the songs he loved.
Nor play the waltzes o'er;
Nor wear the colors he approved,
I'll never please him more!
I'll conquer soon love's foolish flame,
As thousands have before,
Look strange whene'er I hear his natns,
And ne'er pronounce it more !
The plait of hnir I must resign,
That next my heart I wore;
He, too, must yield that trass of mine
He stole when truth he swore!
The miniature I used to trace,
And fell romantic o'er,
I'll tear from its morocco caso,
And?never kiss it more!
This ring-his gilt?1 must return
fit makes my finger sore;)
Then there's his letters?those I'll burn,
And trample on the floor!
His sonnet, that my album graced,
(My tears thus blot it o'er.)
The leaves together thus I'll paste,
And ne'er behold it more !
I'll waltz and flirt with Eusign G 1
(Thou?h voted olt a bore!)
In short, I'll show my heart i6 free,
And 6igh for him no more!
If we should mest, his eye shall shrink,
My scornful glance before;
Gods that's his knock ! here, John ! I think
I'll see him juit?once more !
VVashinotok, Mabch 14, 1853.
The President ol the Senate laid belore the body a com
munication from the PostrnaMer General in relation to tlu
contract for carrvicg the mails from Vera Cruz to Sun Fr<iu
' Several petitions were presented, when the Senate re
sumed the consideration of the resolution heretofore sub
mitted by Mr. Clayton, calling upou the President of the U.
States for copies of certain papers relating to the Clayton
and Bulwer treaty.
Mr. Mason replied to the remarks of Mr. Clayton, contro
verting the declaration of (tie Nst named gentleman, that
the Balize is in Mexico, in the Siate ol Yucatan, and insist
Ing that the British settlements are in Central America. He
further said, towards thu conclusion of his remarks, that
British aggressions on this continent have gone far enough.
Mr. Clayton replied, saying thai Honduras itself does not
claim the Balize; aud lurther defended his course in making
the Clayton Bulwer treaty.
Without concluding, he gave way fur a motion to go into
an executive session.
After remaining a short tirno therein, the Senate adjourn
[Correspondence of Hie Baltimore Sun.J
Washinoton, March 14, 1653.
foreign . 'olicy of the Government and the new administra
tion?Senator AJ a nan's speech on the Centra! Americar.
Tne discussion of the foreign policy of this Government,
and ?specially in ielation to rtie British interference in Cen
tral American aiiaiie, was tei'twetl in the Senate to-day, by
Mr. Mason. The position which lie holds in the body, u?
Chairman of the Committee of Foreign Affairs, gives i<> hi*
views, at this time, the utmost importance. It will1? as
sumed, that whstever he cays, will expreas the views of the
new administration.
The responsibilities of power tend generally to a cautious
policy, but it cannot be doubted tlvit the present administra
tion have assumed and will rnait.iuiti a much higher tone in
regard to foreign aflairs than has !?? c?i heietolore done. They
are particuliirly pledged to redeem the country, without de
lay. from the aliegtd dishonor resulting trom the timorous
ness of the late administration.
The speech o. Mr Mason to-day was chiefly confined to a
reply to Mr. Clayton, upon the single point heretofore made
by Mr. Mason, tliat 'he Bulize is within the jurisdiction 01
Guatemala. If so, B(iti.?t> Honduras is in Central America,
over which Great Britain has by her treaty abandoned any
jurisdiction. Btstdes, the extensions of her pretension Irotn
that of a transient and limited to a permanent jurisdiction,
is of recent da if; am! is an aggression upon the rights ol
Centra! America, aud inconsistent with the Monroe doctrine
and our future peace and safety.
Tho possession of the Bay Islands !s also another act of
open aggression, and we haveju9t received advice of a fresh
aggreBUion in the fame quarter. Mr. Mason closed his
speech with a solemn declaration that England had gone as
far as she could bo allowed to go in her aggressions upon
Central America, and ill it this continent, and the whole
continent, must be tnude k?e from British aggression. He
alluded to and accepted the alternative of war in preference
to any policy that would jeopardize national safety aud na
tional honor.
Thus we are drawing nearer to an issue, deprecated by
?>orae, but desired >>y many, betweeu young America and old
Charleston, Munh 13, 1S53.? A most destructive storm
?wept over Columbus, Co., on the 10th inst. The damage,
it is estimated, will amount to at least $250,000. The tele
graph linebetwoen Columbus and Alexandria was complete
ly demolished for several miles, but his again been putin
working order.
Charleston, March 14 ?A great hail storm, accompanied
by a tremendous wind, occurred at Columnua, Ga., on Sat
urday, which lasted 1U minutes mid did inim-ifi; damage.?
Every building in the city was damaged. Ta. 1 ?? & Co.'s
Cotton Gin Factory sustained great damage. L.wgenum
bers of warehouses and dwellings were blown down <>r un
roofed Almost every chimney in the citv was demolished.
The bridge at Girard was blown down, and a wagon with
the driver and horses were precipitated into the river. No
Jives w?re lost. It is impossible to estimate the extent of
the damage.
four Millions of Gold Coming?Large Shipments?De
cline in Provisions, if*c.
The steamer Undo Sam arrived at New Vork at 1 o'clock
Tuesday morning, from Aspitiwell, whence she sailed on the
6th instant, bunging one hundred passengers, and over thre
hundred and ten thousand dollars iuspecie. She also n-; ,s.
nearly $4,000.000 <M gilj dti^t on the way to New i ?_?:*, in
the steamer Putism t.
The Uncle Sam brings dales from San Francisao to Feb.
The mining intelligence generally is of the most cheering
character, new discoveries t>etng doily made, and the miners
report a largo yield from the diggings.
Emigration lo Australia had nearly ceased.
The grain crops were very forward, and promiss a rich
The amount of specie exported during the month of Jan
uary, whs 44,570.013 ? total for the first two months of 1853.
99,896,606 During the coriesponding months of 1S52, the
total shipment was but 81,675,892. Increase this year,
Great excitement existed in Calavaros county, on account
of the Mexican marauders. The entire Mexican population
bad been driven out, and mass meetings of the miners were
being held, causing gr^at consternation among all forcign
Rubies, 8mcrti!ds and diamonds had bocn found in the in
Benlcia bsd been fixed upon as the capital of the State, by
the Legislature.
The weather has faitly settled down into tho spring sea
?on. and business ot every character is improving.
Puces of provisions bavo iaileo itom 50 to 75 per cent, in
the interior.
The rnurdeiers of the la:o Lt. Col. Graig, were executed
at San Diego on tho 31st of January.
Miss Catharine Hnyes is ubsunt for tho present on a tour
through the interior. The prise ticket for her concert at
Sacrumento sold (or 81,200.
Mlska Hauser, tho violinist, made his appearance In San
Francisco on ihe lDih lnsi. ?
The French ship Sansonette, fiom Havre, having on board
upwards of two hundred and fifty female emigrauts, has ar
rived at San Francisco.
An extensive e atm to land in the city of San Francisco,
hasjust been made by a native California, named Jose Ives
Lemantour. The Farailouea, Verba Buena, Alcatras, and
other islands, in and about the bay, arc embraced in the claim,
which is said to have been grunted in 1843. Should the clai
mant ever succeed in his titie, two-thirds of San Francisco
will be tributary to hi* cotters.
FROM LOBOS ISLAND.?Copt. Harris informs the
Panama Echo, that most of the veseels of the Benson Expe
dition had ueen filled with guano and gone homeward, and
that thr Peruvian government had strictly complied with it*
engagements on the subject with the United StRte? taking
everything from the vessels that comprised their outfit for
the expedition, not excepting the Sarah Chase, the chief one
among them, from which ihey took her whole armament
and cargo, even to the most ordinary articles, paying liber
ally for the same.
FROM OREGON.?Oregon papers of the 29th Jnnuary
reached us. The weather had become mild, after a severe
winter. The loss of cattle and horses by the floods and
?now storms is said to be enormous.
FROM CHINA.?A great riot had occurred at the city
of A;.ioy, China. The British marines had beeo obliged to
fire on the natives.
The accounts Irom the rebellion in China indicate a stub
born tesistauce to the supreme authority It wai daily
spreading and becoming more threatening.
11 i lli M0 N i> i
In the excursion of iho Virginia Senate to the caloric ship.
Capt. Ericcson cxpltinod minutely, and at great length, the
mechanical peculiarities of the new motor?und then pre
sented the following statements:
??Oncol the great advantages of this invention, and, in
point of humanity, the greatest, is, that there, can be no r.r
plosion ur.der any circumstances. By its adoption we will
near ol no mote Ueart-rendiiig accidents, which now so f.e
qucntly occur. [Long continued applause.] And, in a com
mercial point of view, its advantages cannot be sufiicient y
estimated. This ship under your feet will carry coal enough
to circumnavigate the globe. Five hundred and lilty tons
will be suflkicnt for this purpose. 1 ou ?;un go to Uilna
and back w:r,out taking In coals there ! 'k ou can fio from
the United Slates to Australia, and thence to England with
out coaling in Australia! [Applause.J This vessel con
Mimed tour tons and a quarter only in twenty-lour hours du
her late trip. This, gentlemen, is not theory itprac
tice I Applause.] Anthracite is the be.t fuel for this en
vine because ?'u oisly rt quire a slow, radiating heal: nodi
firndict that when this new motive power b.iall have
been introduced, England will come hither for her coal. Brit
-h vessels will coal on this side, instead of on the other side
..f the Atlantic. [Renewed applause, and long continued.]
Our mouni.iinsol anthracite coal are inexhaustible. The
whole world r.iay coine here for their fu*l. Under our pre
Kent steam system, we cannot carry coal enough to cross
the Pacific without intermediate coal stations.
Fast steaintrs cannot exist on their own earnings, so
great ii the expense of the present system. Not only have ,
they to pay Lr the coal, but also for handling it; and alto- j
gether nearly sixty men are employed in one of these large !
"team vessels in connection with the machinery. In a ves- !
sel upon this principle not more than twelve rricn certainly !
would be requisite. [Applause.] A single fireman on duty I
hero at a lime sufiices, whereas in the ocean s'eamer a heavy j
gang of men are necessary. I view this machine as of great j
importance, in connection with the great internal improve- |
ments of your Slate, which you urc now engaged in carry- !
ing out. You have only to complete your railway commu- J
nidations, in connection with the West, and continue the
same to the entrance ol Chesapeake Bay to Norfolk, where j
you have un excellent harbor, to get a vent for your great j
agricultural produce, aod send it to the countries on the I
other side of the Atlantic. _ I say, complete your internal j
communications, and Virginia, with her immense mineral j
and agricultural resources, will necome the great, if not the i
greatest, State of the Union. [Excessive applause, and long I
Steam line*, if constructed at once, would notpav, where- |
as caloric :<hips would yield immediate profits, although the I
trade is nor so great as it will be. I must again call upon '
you to look at this new motive power in connection with i
your internal improvements, and you will find that it has an
important bearing upon them." [Applause]
Captain Ericcson now said that he would be very happy i
to reply to any questions in relation to this new motive pow- I
er. Several interrogatories were then propounded by honor- '
able members, and he answered thern with exceeding clear
ness and distinctness. He said, among o'her things, that
the maximum pres-ureis twelve pounds to the square inch,
and that the temperature nocessary to be added to the air, in
order to produce this pressure is only three hundred and
eighty-four degrees. The amount of heat lost by the process
of transfer amounts to .->nly one-eighth of the whole. The
saving could be carried still further; but it would not great
ly enhance the value of the machinc; as we can only carry
fuel enough to circumnavigate the glob", and that is suifi
cient. [Lor.i; continued applause.] As to speed, in con
structing this ship, nine miles only was contemplated. as
that was sufficient to render the enterprise commercially
profitable. A year ago, he was ridiculed for undertaking to
m*ke a cylinder fourteen feet in diameter; and now 'here are
houses in New York ready to cist aid bore cylinders twenty
feet in diameter, at their own risk! Such are the improve
ments in the arts, we have here at one bound produced a
cylinder of three time? the area of those ol Collins's sieam
eas; while, firmerly, by adding an Inch or two, w?? thought
we did area! things. [Laughter.] With reference to loco
motive engine, Capt. Ericcson said lie could now build one
fast enough i"r freighting purpose*; but in ->no yt>,ir hence
he could construct one to run with the fastest. [Apj l.su-- t
Allu.lintl<-crtl 'ric ship, he slated that she could cairv j
three mm-- much fr? I; lit as the fast Atlantic steamer.", ?h
she h; s an crrtire freight deck, on which no tval is carried; j
theeo-li- in ii.!* vessel being stowed below the freight d?i-k
in bunkers, alongside the engine. Tip; cost, including ih"
patent charges, is the same as that of an ordinary ocean
steamer; tio that the employer will have the kisctit <?i the
advantages ot the new motive power without udJiii mel
pay. hi relation to stationary engines, he said tint they
would not lie so cheap as high-pressure engine*, but ab >ui
the same as those of low-pressure.
"Getult.men," he said, '1 riow want you to join rue in
drinking the health of a gsmlem in to whom the country i?
indebted, to whom the urorld is indebted, for having ibis new
motive powi r ic-reil on such a magnificent scale as not to
rendrra second ??xperiment neeessary. I mean John B.
Pitching ot Mew York, a young m-.Tchant ol surprising sa
gacity, er.ierpiise, and perseverance. It is now onlv si.vtetn i
months agii since I first submitted this sul.j c: to hiss.; and
let me here st.ile tliut only eleven months ago this vast fa
bric, with i's machinery, t xieied only on paper, aod hardly
ttiat, lor J planned most of ihe pan* u> iho work pro
greei?ed. [Applause.] As I have stated, only sixteen uioihIm
ago he undertook to ptoi-ure ihe initios to carry out this |
?jreat enterprise. noiwithstanding the ?o?-ers ami ihe presiic- j
lions ol failure in mercantile quarters. He viewed the sue-1
cess of thi* t-merprise wiili the most remarkable foresight. I
I could nor. ti.erelore, permit this opportunity to pass with
out express'i-o my infinite gratitude t-? .Mr. Kutliing, for
having enables) me to carry into practice, in so efficient a
manner, t'ti- rew motive power. Hi* name * ill be handed
down to poet.-:itv in connexion wiih the many advantages,
both in point oi humanity and commerce, which will re?:slt
from iht- no ?? isnno:: o! iitiy p'j*er. I therefore ?'k you to
join me in a,mking Mr. Kilchiog's health, arid that with
three chcers "
His hculih miip accordingly drunk in bumper?, hii.I ilircc
cheers w-re given and repeated most sinilnuijstieally, in
iru>: Virginia :.'yio.
And irnss.4-tijt? lv l..u.l ?h..rr
were given t. r Ericcson.
IN'EGllO LAW OF ILLINOIS. ?if any fuuiiivo slaves
should hereafter be arrested in Illinois, they are likely to be
those already there, ami not new urtivft!:*, whether by the
underground 11 lilroad or otherwise. Following ihe example
ol Indiana, i!n Legislature of the first mentioned State have
just passed r. I iw prohibiting uegroes, whether bond or lr< e
jrotn coming or being brought within its limit!', o.xcnpt for
the purpose if transit from one State of this Union to anoth
er. The law is entitled "An Act to prevent the Emigration
of Free IVegtoes into this State," and went into operation,
on the 12th i it. The principal sections arc a* follows :?
"Sko. 1. I'?j it enacted by the People of the State of I Hi
riois, represented in the Geiireal Assembly, That if any per
M>n or persons shall bring, or cause to be brought its!" thi<
State, any negio or mulatto flare, whether said sluve is set
Iree or not, he or they shall be liaide to an indictment, and
upon Convict.on thereof, be fined lor every such negro or
mulatto, a sum not b->s than one hundred dollars, i.or more
than five hundred dol.ns, and imprisoned in the county jail
not more than one year, and shall stand committed until
said fine and costs ate paid.
Sic. 2. When an indictment shall bo found against any
person or persons, who are not residents ol the State, it
shall be the duty of ihe court btfore whom said indictment
;e pending, upor, affidavit being made and filed in said cour<
by the prosecuting attorney, or aoy other creditable witness,
setting forth the lion letidence ol said defendant, and show
ing the probable residence of said defendant, to notify the
Governor of this Sua*, by causing the clerk of e?id court
to transmit to the office of the Secretary of State a certified
I copy ol said indictment and affidavit, and it shall be the du
ty of the Governor upon the receipt of said copies, to ap
point some suitable person to arrest such defendant or defen
dants in whatever State or county he or they may be found,
jnd to commit hirn or them to the juil of the county in
i which sai l indictment it pending?tnero to remain and an
swer said indietnunt, and be otherwise dealt with in accor
dance with this a.:!. And it shall bn the duty of the Go
vernor to i.-Mie nil unnecessary requisition*, writs and pa
pern to the Governor, or other? xeeuiive officer of ihe Stale,
territory, or province, where such defendant or defendants
may be found: Providrd, That this section shall not be con
strued as to effect prions or slaves, bona fidt traveling
through this State, from and to, any other Stile in the Uni
ted Statbs.
Skc. 3. II any negro or mulatto, bond or fr? e. shall come
Into this State, and remain ten days, with Ihe evident inten
tijn of resiuini; in the same, every such negro or mulatto
shall bo deemed guilty of u high misdemeanor, and tor the
first oflenc-o ?-}iuII be fined ihe sunt of fifty dollars, to be re
covered before fi i?* justice i f the peace, in tha county where
! said ne:'ro or mulatto may ho found. Said proceeding shall
lie in tl.e name ol me people ol the Str.te of Illinois, i?nd
?hull lo tried bp a jury ol twelve men. The person matting
tlie information or complaint, shall not be a competent wit
ness upon 9a11 trial.
Sec. 4. If said negro or mulatto shall he found guilty, and
the tine essessnd be not paid forthwith to the justice of tho
peace, before whom said proceeding v. us had, it shall be the
duty ol said justice to commit said negro or mulatto to the
custody of the sheriff ol raid county, or otherwise keep him,
her or ihem in custody; and said justice shall forthwith ad
j vertlsu said negro or mulatto, t.y posting up notice? thereof
In at least'hn-< of the most puhl.n places in that district.
? which sail! notices shall be posted up ten days, and on the
? day, nod ?t nine and place- mentioned in ?'iij advertisement,
j the said J?i?i Minll at public auction proceed to sell said
! negro or mulatto, to any person or persons, who will pay
j s.nd fin"! and costs, for the shortcut time; and said purcha
I srr shall have ihe liuh' t > compel said negro or mulatto to
! woik lor, an I serve out said tune, a:.d h-< s!'.h!I lurnish said
negro or mulatto with comfortable ioo-J, clothing, and lodg
ing during said servitude.
Sec. 5. ll said negro or mulatto, shall riot within ten days
after the expiration of his, lie.r or their term of service, as
alotesuid, leave the Slate, he, she i r they, sh:.! be liable to a
si-cond prosecution, in which tin penalty to be inflicted,
shall bo one hundred dollars, and e j un tor every subsequent
o fit nee, trie penalty shall !>e increased tilty dollars over and
above the las! penalty tufi.cted, ami lire iuine proceedings
?hall be had in cacti cast ?? is provided rr in ihe preceding
Sections loi tr?c drat otler.se.
[Section 6 gives to the negro the riuht of appeal within
five days on certain conditions. Sec. 7th gives half the fire
to the complainant, while the other half is to be applied for
the benefit ol the poor J
Sec 8 1: utvr any negro or mulatto shall have be?-n ar
rested ut;d*.r he provisions of this act, any person or per
sons shiII cl.iio any such negro or mulatto as a slave, the
owner by himself oregtnt shall have right, by giving rea
sonable notice to trie oflic- r having the custody of said ne
gro or mulatto, to appear bifore the justice of the peace b<
foic whom said negro or mulatto slmll have been arrested,
and prove his or her rinht to the custody of said re^ro or I
mulatto as a slave, and if said justice of the peace shall, af
ter hearing the evidence, be satisfied thut the person or per
sons claiming said negro or mulatto, is ihe owner o', an en
tiiled ut ihe custody of stid negro or mulatto In accordance
with the laws of the United Slates passed unon this"tubjec",
he shall upon ttw owner or agf-nt paying all cosu ojVto the
lime of claiming said negro or iiitilatro, aiid the costs (^pro
ving the same, and nlso the balance of the fine remnimSg
unpaid, give to said owner a certificate of said facts, amf"
said owner or agent so claiming, shsl! have a right to take
and remova said slave out of Hits State.
Skc. 9 If any justice of the peace shall refuse to issue
any writ or process nectssary for the arrest and prosecution
of any negro or rauhtto, under the provisions of this act,
upon complaint being made before said justice by any resi
dent of his county, and his fees for said service being ten
dered him, he shall be deemed guilty of non-feasance in of
fice, and upon conviction thereof punished accordingly. and
? it all cases where the jury find for the negro o: mulatto, or
that he, she, Or they, are not guilty under the provisions of
this act, the said justice ol" the peace shall proceed to render
judgment against the prosecuting witness, or persons ma
king the complaint, and shall oollecl the same as other judg
.. it ? That siid prosecuting witness or person i
II, nt* : I .oviiUd, I hat I juil|i??:,.t ia rendered against |
making Hjiid 1 J a ai ,0 lhe circuu court. |
is "h ?? ? -?iJ "*ro mulimois I
fOSDEc8U10,yHv?y person who shall have one-fourth negro
bM -ri/j's a c\C e h a 11' ''ta t? e effect and be in force from
an,I after il? P?****: ,0-3
Approved !?cb. 1-th, load.
This stringent law is the natural and {unavoidable fruit
of th? duci 1 inrs preached by the abolitionists. The alma
houses uf Illinois, well saye the P.oeton Courier, "have for
long tiir.e bun crowded with blacks-wtio, under lhe en
couragement of AbolitionietB, have run away from their mas
ters in the neighboring elave States. Having got thsir
liberty without any preparation or means for supporting
themselves, they become, to a man, vagabonds and paupers;
for your genuine Abolitionists if he can only du what he is
pleased to call "breaking the fetters of the slave," cares
nothing at all for the beggary, starvation and crime which
ure su sure to follow: "Let the whole African race perish!
he cries, "rather than give up un iota ot our principle"?
which principle consists in shutting the eyes to the practical
effects of every thing. Now, the people of Illinois are no:
slaveholders, and have no liking for slavery, but they have
had quite enough of Abolitionism. 1 hey have been taxed hea
vily long enough to support runaway negroes, and are reason
ably alarmed to see their territory overrun >ilth vagabonds,
and they have rceorted to this anti-negro law lor a remedy
for the growing evil. It is a savers one sursly, but the
blacks and mulattoes have to thank tlieirjpaler friends, the
Abolition and Free Soil fanatics, for this act of Injustice
and cruelly. Let the guilt lie where it Jbclongs?those men
cannot evade It."
But, contend the Freesoll papers in Illinois, the law will
be repealed or treated as void by the people. As to tho first
point, we would cite the fact that tho Indiana law, to the
same purport, is evidently p jpuhr among the people of that
State, and, although it has been some tirae in operation, no
attempt has been made to repeal it. A resort has been pro- j
posed by some fanatics to the higher law of rebellion, to ,
nullify this act. But, with the New-Vork Journal of Com
merce, w-e do not look for such factious proceedings on the
part of any intelligent people. Some recent instances of
" succosrful recistance to the laws have encourngeed trans
gressors to think they can rebel with Impunity ; but we
think they will find themselves mistaken in the end, for the
people will soon perceive that they must either have law or
anarchy, and that if one law may bo trampled under foot
with impunity, eo may another; and so may all others. 1 he
principle is the same in each case; and it is one which, it
carried out, would resolve society into its original elements,
and deluge the nation with blood. As to the moaning and
force of the law, the Free Press says -'It prohibits the en
trance of free colurod persons into the Slate, under the pcnal
ty of being sold into slavery, ana authorizes the admission of
slaves if brought in or sent by their masters.' Or, more cor
rectly, it authorizes the iransit of slaves through the State,
on their way, for instance, from Kentucky to Missouri;
a permission which the geogrjphical position of Illinois ren
ders almost unavoidable."
The President's native State, hus done nobly at the late
election?defeating the "allies," whigs ami abolitionists, and
electing On \cholc State and Congressional Democratic tick
et. A? "Peim iconk," the Intelligent Concord correspondent
of the N. Y. II raid, writes, "the whig party seems to have
literally caved in. It I?, at present, nor1 est. Verdict ol the
Coroner?"Pied from taking loo Urge doses of abolitionism."
Tho returns also show that its adjunct, free-soilism, is de
funct. The recent mission "1 Mr. Hale's agents Foster
anil Pills-bury, has failed. They cannot raise nn audience
numbering a baker's dozen to hear their denunciations of the
noble Union sentiments in Pus'dtnt Pierce's Inaugural ad
drwss. Sic transit gloria ntgrorum!"
regret to hear of the death of Dr. William E. Horner of Phil
adelphia, which occurred ut his iesidonce early Snnday
morning. I>r. Horner, a native of Virginia, was widely
known as Professor of Anatomy in the University ol Penn
sylvania, as woll a? lu connection with several other public
institution*. Although for ajine time in delicate health, he
wns enabled until within a few weeks to fulfil the duties of
I.is chfci:. His loss will be deeply fill by numbers who have
experienced the kindness of his hear!, and benefitted by his
devotion to his profession.
WHITE'S TROUPE ?By reference to their advertise
ment in another culurnn, it will b? seen this new band of
Ethiopian delineators Open at Shntte a Hall to-night. We
lieai them will spoken of, and hope their merits may be gen
erally Willi' flltd.
Gen. Win. H. Richardson is authorised to rsceivo sub
scriptions and obtain members lor the Society. We arc re
quested M <h>? tint communications through the post-dike,
or left at the counting-room of P. C. Randolph, will receive
prompt attention.
? . j ..r oiO.uui huu bun laicu i'jr iui
the payment of arrearages of pay, subsistence and clothing,
j.tue to Capt. Richard McRse's company of Virgin! 1
Volunteer.-* which served in Canada in the war of 1912.
PRINCE EDWARD .? Stephen O. Southall, Whig, has
been elected to the House of Delegates from Prince EJ
ward, to lil! 'lie vacancy occasioned by the resignation of
Wm. C. Floiirnoy, Esq
We an: happy to kn<?w from iho following letter of Hie U.
S. Vict-Cmsui, thai Mr. King's health is improving:
Mata.nxas, Mabch, 6th, 1853.
My Dkak Sih: ?VV? rhnnsH the residence ot'our esteem
ed Vice President oti Thursday last, from the "Curnbre" to
the sugar tviatc of Col. John Clmriand, leaving the Cumbre
3' hall-past twelve am) dining at the delightful "Ariadne" at
about loir. The Vice President was considerably fa
tigued u i'h the journey, bin slept that night better, he told
me, lhais since lie has been on the Inland; iic seems delight
ed wiifi th- rhante, and is more hopeful and of better heart
than since ho reached Muianaas, ami at present unquestion
ably beitrr than when he came here; don't be su'prisedif the
tjulanol e. nds him home a tolerably well man. I am, in
haste. Voura truly,
Col. Dvplby Hatlet, Havana.
The Charleston Courier lis# all boon favored with the
I following particulars, which, although not of as late a date,
a? those contained in Mr. Rodney's letter, oro nevertheless
very Interisting. The letter is dated
Havana, Fxs '2D.
Presuming.Messrs. Editors, that the American public must
feel desirous to hear of its valued and talented Vice Presi
dent, I Khali endeavor to relieve this anxiety by inlorming it
of his "whereabout?." He is now at the delightful sod well
known country at-at and sugar estate called the Victoria, be
longing to Win. Scott Jenckes, Esq., situated on a height
c.illed the Cum^rc, (about three miles from Mutanzas.)which
overlooks the picturetquc Valley of itic Vumuri, nd Is r?
cognised us the most healthy place on the Island; and a*
ri08?ee?ine as iovelygS view as il>e sun ever shone upon.?
Immediately upon she arrival of Col. King at Havana, Mr.
Jenckes, (who is from Rhode Island, of the blood ol its for
mer pionceis.) with u kind hospitality, worthy of his descent
and natmal lo him, on hearing thai the physician was desi
rous thai he should irhalo the fumes of boiling sugar, prof
fered him and his family one ol his estates, and estate
on I lie Cutnbre was chosen, as combining everything
desiiabh; and the Vice-President, with his two
interesting nieces, sailed hence, in the Pulton, on
the 6th, arriving ui SlfUmuan ihe same d.iy; from whence
they proceeded to the Cumbre, whete he may be <i-en every
day inhaling the life-giving vapor from the boiling sugar,
and nppf are to be much improved by it.
Mr. K. receives frequent visits from the accomplished
and gentlemanly Governor of Matar.z.is, and from the few
other persons of note nt "that towrr, and as he Is improving,
very pleasantly situated, &c., 1 think he bids fair in fill the
j honorable position to which the mighty voice of a iroe peo
j file has called him. Q.
TRIAL of dr. Gardiner.
\Yashisiti'N-, March 14.?Gilbert Rodman, Tate ono of the
i principal ctfrk> lo the Secretary of the Treasury, has been
| appointed chief clerk of the Treasury Department, vice
i Ge. rgo Harrington, removed. Mr. Johnson ef Missis
t ^ p, 1 has also i>een appointed clerk to tlio Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury, vice Read removed. The Balli
! more Cu.ri-.n House, it is said, will be disposed of this week,
j Col. Jacob G. Davis will probably receive the appointment,
I being strongly backed !y the mercantile influence ol Balu
niorc, and by influential political trienas from thai city ?
The Baltimore Post-office will probably not be actod on un
til the commission of iVlr. Maddox expires. Ex-Governor
Thomas is to t>n other wise provided for
A tew nominations ol cnsuls made to the Senate las',
week, were confirm.;! to-day.
The G n liner tri;:! was returned tbis morning. Mr. Brad
ley reSeri' ? i ? f?erul decisions relevant to ihe ocjections
raised on ?iturdu). The Dis'rn.i A. torncy proposed to pro
duce further evidence or: thai pomt. The journal of the
Boerd of t -ummission^s was scr.t for. In ihe meantime,
George Evans, Erq , w,s sworn. He teoiifiwd that he pre
sided over ih?' Board ol Commissioners. (Was stiovtn the
memorial *{? question ) lis appearance was perlec'ly fami
liar to hin I L.I no doubt it whs before tne Board and was
icie.l up" I W'ts slgio d and sworn to in due form, other-1
t wise ii ?* ? 'iid no' have bn n rer-ivtii for action. One or two j
1 other paps rs were belore ihe Board, hut this is ihe principal
I jtie upon which the case vvas adjudicated. Dr. Gardiner j
J ?* ?!t also before the Hoard personally and examined. Col. |
Waddy Thompson, Thomas Corw;n, Edward Curtis and <
| Robert C.-rwin also appeared as los counsel. Perhaps Col. ?
Allen, also.
Robert Corcoran, clerk in the first comptroller's office, j
testified to his *etil!Oi> the accounts of the filth auditor upon I
the awards of ihe Board of Commissioners, and lo the pay- i
mentoi the whole of the money to VV. VV. Corcoran, ihe I
assignee f Gardiner, sometime in 1S51.
A discussion then arose as to the reading of the memorial, j
afiir which Judge Crawfoid decided that the evidence jus-j
.tlfied its reading. Mr May icad the memorial, which, in
<mSsMnc?, sets forth 'hat he (Dr. Gardiner) had invested |
ijiSO 392 in erecting steam engines, &c., in San Louis Poto- |
s.i'Tjhiit in 154t). he employed 500 him.ls in mining operations, [
?t e!\expcnie of from S10.000 to -S12 GOO; that he was dn
?en fr.iin the country on the 24th of October, 1346; ihut he |
was receiving upwards of 820,000 from his iovusiment and |
iliai his works, of which he was sole proprietor, were worth :
S'500.00ll when he was expelled from the country.
A Her the* memorial >vas mad to ihe jury, the Court ad-j
joumed. N
Now Yoav, March 14.?The calorio ship Ericcson aenr
rived from Alexandria. She made a favorable passage, and
worked fully equal to expectation!.
i,Eui?>uvnuuo OF vikc;ixia.
TuEri'AV. .March 15, 1?53.
A la.number of bills were reported from til.' various
Tin- follow iny bills were read a third time and passed :
locorporaiina the Bloomer's Grove QuarryIng,Mining and
Manui-.emrir'g Company. ,%?<!..
Authorizing the Conneila of the city of ISor.ol* to estan
lish n ferry between Norfolk and Portsmouth.
the militia bill.
Authorizing a" enrolment thereof by the Commissioners
of the lie venue, the aboliii-n of must.rs, .to., came up as
the unfinished busings. It waB tw.c? rented and each
liine tin' vute was reconsidered. hinall> it was hid on the
J Several bills wero ordered to be engrossed and read a third
On motion o( Saunders the Senate adjourned.
Monday, March 14, 1^^.
An act to amend the l?w relating to the session*' of iIw
Supreme Court of Appeal' was taken up. will. the ???
amendments proposed to it by the Senate, ?>
'"'Hie 2? amendment of the Senate, providing for the-. ses
sion* of the Court of Appeals in the :State Lour -house, in
Mead ut lri the Capitol, as proposed Dy the bill, wi* di>,a
" Tn aci in relation to the Richmond and Petersburg Kail
Road, was laid en the table, on motion of Mr. Iomlin.
An act to authorize a turther subscription by the City
Council of Alexandria to the sloe* ol the Orange an I Alex
^An^rMo^uufxrhr'- the ?"*" of Danvillo to subscribe to
the Caswell county Plank [load.
On motion of Mr. McClceb,
Ordered That leave be given the delegate at present rep
reprcsenting the county ??! Be:k---ley in this body, to with
draw from the clerks ofRce ?i the House ol Delegates cer
tain papers respecting the Old Presbyterian Church in the
town of Alartin*bur?. , ,
A &ill providing for election, by the people, for tho appor
tionment of representation, the qualification and privileges
of voters,-the meeting of electors ol Presi tent and Vice
President, and prescribing rules for contested elections, be
ing the unfinished business of Saturday, was taken up, and
after being amended in several particulars, was ordered to
be engrossed.
On motion, the House then adjourned.
To the Editor* of the Enquirer.
A Virginian, travelling on the Continent of Europe, for
wards, with his respects to tin; Rnijuin-r, the accompany in;;
article, denouncing the horrible tieiiment of ihe Indian im
migrants in the West India lsbi.-id of Trinidad, belonging
to England, which he has met with here In a little Krcnch
brochure, trealingon "tree and slave labor" in the Antilles.
It was most opportune, as he was reading in the London
Journals a most infamously false account, const. qu?mi on,
Mrs. Slowe's lying publication, of the treatment of our .-lave
laborers in the Southern Stains. Ho thinks it will do well
to quote the same back to England for the instruc'ioii and
humiliation, and shame, ol our impudent calumniators in
that vaunting country. We should, indeed, ln?e more than
good cause to be ashamed of our country, an I t" dread (li
censure of the civilized portion of the world, if a lowed
any portion of our population to he treated, (and treated uith
on! redress or inquiry) with such merciless rie?lu;:', as an
eye witnrss as.-ures us, Hie Indian im tik'ranis, and then
helpless litil" ones, are trea:? 1 in the i*l ind of Trini !i ! '>???
lunging to that country, wiiicti would ?< t herself up, but hi
vain a* long as her i:id< feissiblo, nay, damnable r?;!o of poor
oppressed Ireland is rt-memhtrcd, as a mo-I ol freedom an I
jn?ii.-? to the n-st of the world.
Uci'ssitLs. Feb. 27th. IS5!i.
We thank our Virginia friend for his timely communicn
tl >n an I publish the following translation of tho French
brochure which he sends us:
j Frightful Condition of the Indian Liborerf (Coolie*) in tU*
hi and of Trinidad (EnglUh Wat India.) Letter written
lu Martinique in June, 18-13.
" I;," writes a c d mist of Martinique, wh > had just made
a visit to the Island of Trinidad, " 1 eould fully describe to
you the evils and sufferings endured by ths Indian immi
grants [Coolies] in that horribly gorerned colony, I should
rend the heart of the Christian world by a recital ol enor
mities, unknown in the w >rit periods of coloni il slavery.
" Borrowing the language of the prophet, 1 can truly say.
' The wiiole head is sick, and tho waole heart is sad j from
Ihe. sole of the foot to the top of the head, nothing is sound ;
wounds, sores, swollen ulcers, which are neither bandaged, ;
nor soothed, nor rubbed with oil.'
"My soul has been deeply afflicted by all that I Invo seen :
How many human beings lo?t! So fir a? I can judge, in j
spite of their wasting away, all are youug, perishing under )
the weight of disease. Most ol them are dropsical, lor
want of nourishment. Groups of children, the most into,
resting 1 have cvr-r seen, scions of a race doomed to misfor
tune, Wi-ro remarkable for their small limbs, wrinkled and re
duced to the sire of spindles?and not a rag to cover llieiu
And to think that all this misery, all this destruction of tin- |
inanity, all this waste of the stock of a ruined colony, might j
have he.-ii avoided but has not ba n ' Or.-at God ! it is pain- I
ful beyond expression, to think that such a neglect of duty j
and of humanity on ihe part of the col mill authorities, as |
well of the .Metropolis as of the col my? a ntv'luct which I
calU :nr a represmie il not i retributive |:i-11? : ? w\!l g > en j
tirely ui.punir!ted,as it has hither to'Jone,notwi:Iisian ling ihe !
indikiigable i tiorts of Coionel K.tgin, the ..ujieriiitc-ndent [
of the immigrants in this colony, an oid Indian officer of
large experience, ol whom 1 have heard nothing but good,
QMV ??s?.l -j?1' ?. u -n lrav?u (|ir?MJg!l
the Island
' 1 am told that Col. Kagan prepaid i iuh..i . .
government and protection of the immigrants?which regu- ]
Intion would probably realize, beyond all expectation, the ob
jeeiaiuitd at; butsc ucely had he commenced his opera- |
Hons, when orders arrived from the Metropolis to suppress it.
and substitute another which proceeded from the .Ministry.
The governor, Mr. Harris, displeased that his own regula
tion wu- thus annulled, pronounced the new order iinpossi
bio to be executed, anil it was withdrawn, without having
been properly tried. The Minister sent another order In ro- j
gard to immigration, prepared in hi3 lintel in Downing street; j
but Governor Harris pronounced it to be s'.ill more difficult |
of execution than the first, an.I i', too, failed, i; is in this j
manner that, from beginning t> end, the alfiira of the Indian i
immigrants have been conducted. Jt wisonly necssuy to I
treat th' in with justice and kindne-ts, to renier them, thank- i
to their active superintendent, the beat laborers tint could
be imported into the colony. Tlicy are now protected
neiihcr l?v regulations nor ordinances; no attention is paid to j
the experienced voice of their superintendent, full of bi-ntv
olcncc lor th'm, and always mddatigably profiting by what j
can be of advantngu to them, If disease renders a Cooiy J
incapable of work, he is driven from his habitation. This j
happens continually; he is not in tiiat case even paid his 1
wages. What, then, ca?. the unfortunate mature do7 Very j
different from the Creole or the African; fur distant from his
country, without food, without money; disease?the result ,
of insutficiunt food and too *cv?re labor?makes it impossi- '
ble for him to find employment. He drag's himself into ih*
forests or upon the skirts of the road*, lies there and dies
"Some years since, the unfortunate Governor (Wull) ol
fxnren v.as hung for havinjr pitilc<ir*!y inflicti-.I a utal corpj
ral punishment on a nesro soldier found ?uii!v of mutiny;!
and tills soldier, iiiorsoT-r, w :s under his orders. In the pre- I
sent ease I can prove a neglect to >1 great extent murderous; j
the victims are Indian Coolies of Trinidid, (in less than one !
yaar, as is shown by official documents, lino thousand corpses 1
ol these unfortunate creatures hive furnished food to the I
crows of the Island,) and a kinuLr syst hi is pursued, not
only without punishment, b u with nit even forming the
subject of nn <?flic.-.! inquest. S'rinjje and deplorable con
tradiction ! and jet ,he nation, wi,;ih gives Ua thi* example,
boasts of extending the W?is of its protection over all is
subjects, without distinction! It i* Hi..* n.ui m, nN >, tli.it
complacently takes to itself ilie credit of extending jii?:,ie
equally over nil classes, over the lordly Peer and the lit; n?
I bl,-?st snfijeet, without (ear, favor or affection!"
For the. Enquirer.
I read, with r.tilth satisfaction in your p v r of Saturday,
j a communication signed "K in favor o| electing cornttii.t
sioner* of the Hoard of public w ?rk?; and I rrgr-.t thr.r v u.
j as tlie ?"|:sn prin ter >?! the par'y, should take exceptions : ?
! tlr cont ervative doctrne- then in cioii nn: d Is :t not glory
enoui:h !*"r the nnwviiei! Dine-cracy 10 !i?ht f:?r principle,
j and lei the elite of 'lie Win.:* -Id the puny I'jn
; not the Der'n?riev bu contend I wiln .vlv -rating the H> -
jlu ions'd '93 at'd 09 and ?nllt-r 'he Uliig minority o! 15 OW
tocnj.'-!*'- in the duty '? nol le lor oil;.-?? It'js bcm-atlC
the digi t'y of the Democratic parry io accept the 5771a/:' of
! fice-t of the wtomonwi stilt
| The nn nibsr> ot the Hu.ird of f'nb'ic Works should all b
Whig?; that par'v Ims irmre fitness, aiilitv and hon. sty ? |
Every liaihoad i're'i '? n' mrid Vice President should bo 0
Whit'. The Democracy ha1 e no riir??r to tv<ld such small:
place!*; and thai 1 >ne ?;ar. Il-d !<? publican Democrat, now
: President of the Orange and .Alexandria Road, shoilJ he1
rtnivvcl and 11 VN liiij nppointul, 1! <.ven nn importation
.-hoi.Id ; e n.-se?ary t"or. Great Britain. More than tin.. sir, ;
:lic lias,ment utliees ar< now all Democrat*, i-xcipt aoout
j ,.ne h.l: of tilt: rletS?, who, if rernov I, the Mmc would - >
to the d ti I, ilaretore. go for removing the has- n:ent of.
ficers, n<1 supplying their places with Whigs, m <;rder tint j
ilis completion of that drp'jr'rnent be (he sjrns as the'.r i
clerks, es.feially as the Wings have a nreicriplive r!ght to !
ail these ? tft cs, by immemorial usnge.
It is 11 .-'oaii matter, t" '. for the loph s'rnns PewcrKv, '
to run -.t r such small 1 is G :ve-ti ", mcm-f r> of J
Con^'e.-. S"d 'he Stale Legislature. Givi them to th
Whits The Deio 1 racy tan live un the air an.1 the resolu
tions of "t'3 and 59.
The Democracy rhould at once abdicate. nr.?l 1 ask you
in bani-h your fiwlishfprejud ces; rcsifii your <itTice of Slat
Printer; and let Whiys who at ne are honest and capable, j
poke tlieir noses into the flesh p os. The Whigs alone
should brow si: U.0011 the tjreen clover of ihis commonwealth.
To the Editor a of the Eti'juinr.
My attention has just been called to a p ece which appear
ed in your paper < f the = h initant, over the ^i:.'nniurn of W.
T. F. McCargo. in which the writer makes it npp^ar that
all thnfc, whose names were published in the nrocctdings of
a meeting held ar H?;ikin->' shop. Charlotte county, were j
free negrce*. My name was published in said {roceedioes
? why, and for what purpose. I know not. r.or do 1 care ?
nnd 1 cannot believe it was M'. MeCargo's design to call
me a fbek .ikgso, thouqh he m?kes it appear so in the p'ece
published over his signature. I have been informed by a
ntar relation of Mr. McCargo's that he did not write the
piece, but that tt was niitirn at his rtquest ty a "eniiernan
unacquainted v. iih the partus. If this be the case Mr.McCar
i?n is excusable ; otherwise, lie will please correct the error
1 s?k nothing but what 1 am entitled to?that is, that I an<
not a free nesro, und though of iiumtle birth, vet an honor
able one. " C. CARDWELL.
March 13,1853
For \tiie Enquirer.
A resident oi the South Side ot James uvcr and one op
posite it? the can.il now used, would respectfully c-ll u;c
attention ol ihe Legislature to the following facte: At the
time it was proposed to undertake the construction oi the
canal it was foreseen tliat there would be a serious otjee
tion to it, on account of the disadvantage the people would
tie under, on the opposite side oi the river from the canal, in
ironing tln'ir produce, across I lit: river to and from the
tanal This objection was so tr-at, that there can't be a
doubt that it would have prevented subscriptions to, ami
vter in favor of, the canal on the South Side, and so the
-cheine would h't*<? been defeated; but the o'.-jection wa.
protnp'l/ met UI,d ad tn it ted, and ussurancis and pledges
-.il-nuily in id?' *'? 'lie people of the South Side that the
diiiidv.tntaLCS lh<7 would he under shoul.l be removed, by
'rstablis ag connections, for the accommodation ol the
1 Soutli Side^by dams or bridges, so that they shoul 1 have .rce
i to the canal, lor the delivery of produce and the
I rei-t ? f the iiriicies shipped up the canal. Since it appear." 'hat
, this work. which wab for so inanv years the peculiar favorite
1 --f the Legislature, is now repudiated and to be cast
I nil. mav the people of the South-Side be permitted to state
tn the Legislature, the wrongs done them and to ark fur re
| dr-ss, which is dimply to ask that the aforesaid promise tie
i t mplicd with, in giving access to the canal at proper and
convenient points! ,\i I or wrongs, it needs no argument to
I shew that, it wus admitted by the assurance 'hat there
| should be connections. They have not been ni i ie. Then as
' 'o tiie c.vt< nt, ii is now stated that for a distance of from 4;J
' tu about 70 miles from Richmond, the people on the South
! Side pay lor catting grain to Richmond, nsarle or ab iut
i ifou'-le wtHt tiie people on the North-Side do; for instance,
n is believed the people on the North-Side,about within above
i tlHUr.ces i t boatage, pay from about three to four cents per
i bush' I On the South-Stele it is in about double these prices,
; including carrying the a/ticles in small boats across the river
| and to the canal, aud petliaps, a lue increase on o'li-rr arti
! clcs- Now, is not this an enormous tax, and who ougijt and
i who in n iked justice is bound to give rebel?
I he writer c;.n see but one answer? the Legislature. T lie
! right to the use of the river was n natural rtyht ; it was an
I ii,d-feasible riiiht witliout compensation. It could not
have been allowed to h-ve been taken without compensation.
II is there :ti any way been compensation 1 Ii 'here his, i;
IS in 'hi?, ili'it whT. the tolls and fr- ight on any and even
arti. I,', at'm -st, are added together, which are ur.iwn or us ii
by ioe laboring clasp s of the commun fy, tii-y amount to
mucii more thi" the cost did by the river: Phase seo the
charter, and see whether this is in accordance with the le
gislative bond-a bond made arid r.xecut. d bv thumseivi" -
another source of grievance. By the river formerly, a suffic
ient supply of secure boats, plying to every neis'tiborhoud
and lanomg. i n ibled the people to send of!' their produce at
anv lime Not jo r.--w, the place' ol deposiie are but few,
thrv are in private hands, principally. The-consequence i-->.
ii,,: Tobacco is often detained until it milts the Cioivew
, ,,i u<vnets "1 llie ;dai e to send i! oil". much t? the Ih
- nivenienee and to tills ir-JUry of t!'? grow-er. 1' is " Iff*-*
with Wheat. Doting the seism pros-'T for delivery, very
| often not half, not one third is c >rri' I. I'lie great delay
arises iiorii Hi ? wan' of means of crossing the river to get o
I the canal. What is the consequence 7 On - of two things
? the grower iini^t he postponed to a convenient time for
the carrier to take it to the canal, ut the enormous charge
before named, or he must ?cll to a neighboring milier.?
Now fiere is a notorious ltd, that while the river was
u.-ed, the millers, in tin before name.! distance from Rich
nt wd. on the South Side, were in ?h-: hah t, tit lea-' a poi*
tinn it might have been all, of deducting less tor carriage
;h:i!i n >w?in s'und instances from five to ten <;i.iiis It .>
Sn-ln I Now that the w rongs c.\:.? ; that the pledge.- were
I made, cannot be doubted. Thcotily q^esti-m then is ?%!.o
' should grant relief I Some body ougiil, cannot be doubt
led. Is it the Legislature? Certainly, it it btlii^ved, bo
I cline the State is interested, it is believed, in from two
' :|ii !'j 1 i three-fourths, perhaps more of the amount of the
| work, and evidently* is re?f?.'iis!lile for the w rongs coinmlited.
| >1 -ty the wiiter, then, x> spectfully conclude, oy asLi.i(r of
I t?.i LegiflHtti:?: whether it will, can ad| iiirn without niBliirt.'
| ori'Vision for the coniplianei; with, and fulfilrn?-??t of an old
! contract on its pari, in 1'tvnr of a more thin patient and sin
fering pivple'! especially, while approptiatiuns are u! thi.
i ?( s<, in made for new and nneipected works to the amount
ol millions, and tens of millions of dull.;:"
? ? ???
For the Bnquirtr.
1'iic nomination of George E. f>ene<i'e, Senator Irorn the
Roikinuham Distnet, for the odi'.e of t'ommissioner < f
Pill-lie W 'r|>< is prt wisely the nominaiion proper to be made,
I .and carried through. He reei.les about the centre o! !!?.<?
iniddle district, ao-J i- known alike from that centre to the
' circumference, not -.'f the District only, but of this firoa I t
I old Commonwealth. From tiie Chesapeake bay tn the Old* ; ?
trom the ririug O i-m to ihe droopiug We?t; lie is olike ;
known and re-peeted, for the m i:*IIndependent and <lis
| creet discharge of fiis long and valuable services as a Sena
tor. Tli it tinny disiinaui. lied gentlrmen Is;?vo been an.I i
will be broiiihi before the public, in connexion wi'h tins im j
jiortant olh 'e, caniiitl r>e doubted; nor should i' be deemed iti '
derogation "i (li> hii;h ipialifications '?! those gentlemen, to
insist ii|)on the peculiar fitness, and propriety ?>: the noini- j
nation of .Mr. D. Tim Ins tpilificjtio.is are nf th> liighesi i
order, we have the testimony of a long list of witnesses .
among the repress ntaiiv's oi' the people, wlio have Id bored ;
with him for the public ?ood. Liberal ut.d j'lst to every sec- j
tion of tiie .St.iie. he was never reckless in cipendiiurcs nor ;
rcjarJIess Of the true interest of the great body of tiio tax- j
paver*, (the farmers.) being one of that chi?- himself
To the Editors of tiie Enquirer.
Ravoolpii Cocntv, Mahcm U IvuJ.
1 a n Hiithorizeil to announce Wtiliuiu 11 ninltoii, of 'hi; |
count v, as u candidate for the Third I'Msirlct, for the off:-r
ol Commissioner of the Hoard of Public Works. .Mr. i
lliiiii:lton is well known hi this section of the State as an j
xperi r.ctd man in wuiks of inti rual improvements, havni|* i
<>'rvcd for many years u? the Supeiinti ndant of tin Siaiin j
ion ?.nd Parki istiiirj i'urnpike, and is will pouted on all Ue.
financial . u I o'her m ilters pertaining to tile v irioU8;wo!ks
i?f internal impro*.coi'-nta throuuh this State. He is a tliink ;
i ii if. vv.'king, praijtieiil man. arid 'irrr.n oi.niurh - ifirienci.
altliougi: Ii.' C'irit.i't bousi u! having serve-' in the Congr?-?n ?f j
U:> ?' S.,.'ir '-f linvinc fiWui miy other \< rv distihgnlslieri '
j> i-i; vi t h m-: ved in ihe l.egi-l ?lute "I Virginia as > |ji I
cri-e troin Preston e oirity, in this Stale. From !hai post the j
Hrji'd ol Public Works called him to ube charge <-f the!
St oiiit-ei ami P.irkersburg Ttirnpi!>f. Wn want such mm
I., ...v . . ... ? e M,.. si-i;- in It-'idv iiiterei-;ed in j
i..-:irni 'ii nt ibis H iard, Stfa ii--i-? , . [
own win selected to Jill tin so otlices. f. JS,
/?or the /'Inquirer;
We have stun mat the democrats of Charlotte coiiniy.
have, in pr.neirv mee'.irig. appointed d<l?gates to attend it j
C -nv- till li to lie helil 111 Petersburg, on Iht 4'h day ol April
nix!. f"r tn" purp'ne of si! eiir^ ?oiiip suitable person as
a c-ndi-late for iheort.ee of Commissioner of ihe Hi.ard ol
Public Works. Cone irin? fully with our Democratic friend*
of Charlotte in the expediency and necessity ot n Convert
ti -ii, in order to secure nnjty of nciion, aud the success "I
our party, we anno with them in the propriety r-f holding
the Convention in the city ->1 Petersburg, us the place more j
easy ot acctr-s. iha-i any other in th- >ti-?tiirr. but recom. j
r;n nd. that it ?houi ! be hel I. not on the -1 *h of April, Shi on j
the 15th nt that ii ?n'h, in order ti.at every county in the J
?li-tricl may have time n> be rejaeseoieil in the saiil i :nnven- J
!'.<r the Enquirer.
Among the several can lidafes spoken of in the papers lis i
suitable I'.ir ill*' H ?.ir?i ol Public Work#, wedoire tos'iygeM
:u !(;? voters "1 'his district ih" name of Col. Henry L. Hop
kin- p,w'>:.tan. Col. Hopkin? hav occupied cnuny pub
i it. "t hii.li ii'?cionsibility and 'rust, ? ntirdy to i:je ant
isffti-ii' ii oi Ins tlicit '? nn;l the public lri ner .llv. lie lis>?
bren man) years in the Legislature; aim in the Council nf
State; was Speaker of :he Hoin?e of Delegate* when the
Code of IP-SI) was adopted, and n member ot tin: late Reform
Convention. lit. is well acquainted with nil of the policy <<t
the Statf, in reference to internal improvements, from Ins
long service in the Legislature, ami will no doubt be "I "real
advantage to 'he district if elected.
We hope tii.it Col Hopkins will permit his friends to u?
'lis name in connection w|:h litis tdnce. en ! w.'l ! >?;()?
?ith annomiei '-i ::? ? I "?* ? eindida'e (or this ?:?-!? :t r.
/?'or Hie K:}i/\iirrr
I< is conjectured that Mr. Willl.i'ii Old, Jr., our present
woit rcpiexntaiivit, will receive the nomination from the
Hiciii Senattoi il District. J
l i tiMt event we l'iIf ivc to recommend to the D^mo- j
! rra.-v i.l Powhatan and Cumberland, Richard W. Johnson, i
hi Ciim' erl.tnd, aj .1 candidate to represent theni in :
ll'e ii' V itine .Mr. J >huSnn is u "entlsman of Irr*-- j
prut. In'-e <'!? iracter en' <?' l:it?h intr-ll.-cix-I attainman's.
:ti.,i in fvcrv w iv qualified to disehsr^p miv duty that 'ii'/hi
h- c - tli le i "> htm il it !e your good :d-a-'ire t<? tilrwue j
lii'ii ? i th post UU.MUCRLA.ND.
M-.rrh 14'il. 1?*:3
' 'jjT '"ho Examiner wi'l please eo;>v
General Pciei' the rrwly appointed anllector of ti>i- ,
i >rr is a gentl'-nati -if fine education, agreeable manner*. '
! m l iiri'ke-.! .!'? I t> - He lias lung enjoyed 'he confidencet-t the
New 1 f ;? iiipatitr ? democracy and the respect of all w ho know |
i nn: an 1 i'i tl!- I.t-i contest, when the question* relating in i
11|? e.'tnrTt niff measures wrrr discisse I, ho was one o|
t!ii.v ? v.li i ' '??! tlie fnmest t n rational ground. His letter
t.i th- N? a Nen Ihrnp-hire i'?ri,ocra:s 1 st year wnpf.n cd-;
nii'rtiiie pnpsr?hold, sirtiuiitforward end tr.ink. Heinofj
, jtri-t, s'Intei.'t'y, in ! wtll djti it tr:'?i the duties of this
.)!!']? with a ii'.'t sei'ri* of h'u: and w to it tlut prompt-1
:mk! ti I liry marl; hi* ?" '? inlinites in oiriec. Tills Vol
pr..v.' j n 'jitilar '? puiniinen:; f r C-n. Pea-lee'# sunvity of [
mat ;i.T, j>ea' inteili ;< nee. and firnm'Pe of character, ensure '
ir: ,;ni'ni-"'rali'?n ft titc duties of this offl -e thut will be I
:st to 'fi- ?! tvernmen! and li'juril to the mercantile
c.i.r- imi'y ? [ Rotten Post.
Ti;c tituiiinaii.ic of Renjrttnin F. Halleit, district attor
m y. is " compliment lee to his 111experience, eminent
ahili'v. ,:ii! I >t:j -in ! I ii'hfdl-vi- c in 'h- caes-! of dene cr-i' ?
h- ;? r ii. i' !? ?*. N ? or.? i :n J HIM h:s qo t'ifi -at }ij * s I or ttila |
ii, p r'^nt !?' or t:; ' lit- will l-niitf to It ;>iof, .-s>.,n-iI scd '
;i,j|Oir:rl s' r? 1 ?t !i:ior:!!.'.:i to that few posi-ess fits "rr
vk ? !?: ti - tlt.mi-crj!.!; rinks has been varied und |
Wne:!-. ver h1- p n or his voice has been cnllcd ir>io requisi-1
t m. i!'f rail h is he n chmfully inswered^ IS'o man, i s l.s'e i
i-or ? ' ha? worked har*l?;r for sound national and const!- I
tiim 'i i prim i;i|*?. w lien Fnnklln Pierre and the sterlinL' j
.!? ni ?' ?'! ^ w H:iTn:fhire were takintj their manlv stand j
in i' ?' " i:i the >'t.it.; J "onv.ntion called to revise the i
C ' ? '? "i ?:?.? Cnion in etinos. and t;t th- p'dls. in i.e. j
h i:; ?' ;!u* < ?!?-t if ii t: i>?i and the laws, Mr. I! ill-ti w ?? s pur- |
siting 'In- win' e.ii.rs, ,n this State, and hv similar means, j
ii'it i!;i< is hut ?> ?ini'l- I'lustruti ?n of Hie fidelity of his la
bors Jt.r the pause <>f Detnocrfitii.' priiv iji'is and the compro
in..": o: the Constitution Her,ce it is that ttie compliment
is so juftly bestowed. .Mr. H illett will fnl this office with
nnrSie! atiility, and his appointment will be received with
satiff icii n by the Detnocricyof the country.
{Hailun Pott
A RKHFARMING CLERGV.?It seems lint in Hoeton
the American public do not countenance the clcray if they
attend concerts. Now. many of the clergy wanted to hear
M idline Sontaj, r.r.d Madame Sonts^, like a good laJy-!lke
creatjrc as she i?, wanted to be heard by the clerey. How
was this t > be managed 1 How should the German rii:;ht
ingafc trill, anJ tug-jug to the Church black-birds? Why,
Madame inii:ed them all to a "rehearsal;" and the casuists
went. The iniquity, it seems, ie In the reel coocert; but
there can be no sin in the rehearsal of the wickedness
[London Punch
? ?ii>
LARGE FOU'l UNE TO A CON VICT.?A man named j
Robert Sutton, confined in the Auburn State Prison, w ]
V'ork, fur robbing Judt'e Harris of Albany, has just reeeivfd
inteligcr.ce that he is heir to nineiv thousand dollars, hv the
death of a rthtive In Eu?iind. He lias yet some live years
to remain in prison.
, To the Editors of the Enquirer.
Washisot>>s, March 15th, K;
I The throng of visitors, wlilcn lor the last three week '4
filled up '.lUf Metropolis, is now Oesj inning to Ie8*>n 3 : 4
perceptibly, though the number of applicants tor oflj (.v~ i
remaining, is lully sufficient to give life and animation',! '4
streets. " 3
Un account of the aeneral prevalence of the opinj,,n ']
the ultra proscription ol the Taylor admini.-traiion ? 3
necessarily lead to a similar policy i>n tii- of Ull?
-ent Executive in oit'er to curcri the evil, thousar, ?
slocked hither wlw&red. alined i>> meet with di:.ip;i?m,,/ **
] ( pretend not to kt.ow what particular policy u.,|
t.d, but I think it mor-nut probatdu lli.t only a f.w *:
subordinate i lli -t rs will be removed until afer Hie I-t 1 i
* m xt, when the Executive will be able 10 avail i:ae?f. i
! wise provisions of .Mr. Hunter's amendment to the Cj> >. J
i Diplomatic Appropriate 11 Hill, in u-jjarJ to the eiam.ni1 1
of all new applicants prior to tiitir appointment, y |
changes in the heads ol Hureaitx, as may be ?l- :f rnur.*?'
j will doubtless be made :it ari . ? rl> day, in o 11^
| them to advise undersiandinaly 1:1 re! itim to the r. m ,v" s
' the subordinates in their respective oflic? s
The ?Senate Chamber continues to be throngs! with 1
t ? rs during its open sessions The discusa: >n in rc^t.
the CI iy ton and Bulwi.-r Tteaty, h i< I st none of it? im '
On tint subject, r>?B'itor Mason delivered ?t?t? nf n,, .
it not the vi iy bi-si speech 1 have heard during the 1
wii.u-r. It pre?, nvd a el/ar,'.'??ncire, ar. l j j.it j
the whole subject, annooneinj with mcasuicti precision* 1
true po .? ?/ uf our government in regard t-> British a1
slon* iij>..n :h American c mtinent, In terma combining
most perle.-t courtesy towards Ei:i;lir.ii with the nuk-i \
] yielding firmness in maintaining our own li mor ar.j ei' '
It contained no exciting appeals to national p;rj ;Jtce t. . 2
fort to aro'is.- th< popu: ir i:c: zv. It was in fine jasts ']
a spcech as eh ?uld huve eiiunuicd from an Anicre-ia s:?". 1
man. oceupj ii.g the position oi in .id of i|;o Mcn-.te com- 3
tie or. Foreign lleliuioiis. As a speeitr.cn, 1 t>ve a \
paragraph : "* )
'That statesman, or that man who v>uld preci'.i'atr ???
j country in: ? 1 war carelessly, r*ckles?iy, or idly, upon "?
assertion uf any intrc ub.-trncc opinion whatever, w.,ujc.il
; down, a? I. dcrst rvi d to down, to posterity with exr. 1
I ti hi. !!?.1 tl.u ft i'c.-n in. >?r thai man, who wouldj%- J
ihe naiional honor or the nn'ion .l saiety t'.-om n.v lVa '3
j war, ilown witn <fe pi-rexec :ti-p. F'.?r one, I a
] pnrpati-d : > ?.iy, :: .11 whilt a 1.1 . 1 ieyi irtute, a j c %
! struct;>'ii 1- ij in: riven ; . tin- treaty, Kiiel.o ! must be--,a
I ntrictly to its euuagein: the is to be held strictly . '3
j , ' _r!ner,is. in lehroncO to the wtiule'tif L'rural Air
j Why 1 H 1 a use ..ur na'ional tafety as well ns our nj....
< honor is involvii."
I trust you wni Hy the whole sp't'cli befoip your rt?.. 1
! i< s< on f ?- fiiiblirtied, whi? h will i.-? j r>? ly . 1
i Virauii'i ?}.!.< j'ist ? a?M? t > ?><? o i >r?, in.-S
! kn <w('"(Igeiitent < f wh' it huh ? haractrr, tot in'ti nis, <n (, !
j 1 v and ? s'lian-hifi, the t?e!y to >Vt<>y t,< i-r.,- ( ]
, .li-iiiii mat tin; head ? I' loeir two ?nt>st rcsponsiO* ' J,
' mip t"ant c,'iiiiiiii> <> a - 'tic j ,iir;rais ?>? tlti ni'-?. .?
.triiplti testiniony that thi c oi:i>ru c naa not hcen r 4
place;*. VIRGIM^ 1
/? jt t? j t.'] jiti'i*
Kiiit ?rs: ,M my uentlemcn have h^tn n.t:..:,
to use rit'tk-e oi ihepeopieof the dill'rent district.-, J
tble and competent to take elia:?e of the Important , ;
f.i of lie Stall'1 in the !'? eir-J ? t Pobi..: Works i :i ?t j
il men may. an J doulnl?f>s have, all itir .j-j?i:fica? i t.-,j
i fir >h ni by tfi> rt-sprctlve Irien's; but the;*; .s 3' n
nil;'tentlrniaii, yi t i?? t?o nanud, who pos>e?se.- in j; ;
eiiiinent degifc, all "? * ? rare qtuliiies, im^or: .at i i
proper and i iFu'i'nt dtscliar.;'-o{ tl:u arJuoua atiil rcip.
blcd-J iesdtv.-lv. ! upon lliat hoard
I a I fin'.: ? i in. G iJtftWo, K-.) . of 'h?j >? Hinty <>!
Mr. II own jilts s?rved ii si.. Lec slMttro tot nmyyj ,
front ihenee fie wiiscili' Iby f > i**' t the tJ^n^r ?>
tfu* United States. \ :? ? - oiM i'? 'ha: . 'dy tou > i ?
retired a^iin to ttic !h?* I iw-. from whu a Sb;? .
again cadtd by tf!-: p>-'p!e, to si rve '.tiem ill tlic nven' 3
?. !iic!i fruine I tlie present Coiistitoti >11 of tac Sit'c. In |
o' itorsff important situ jti-nis, 3ir lit <wn has 1 xhitirco: ^
-?ji'i " in ! liinines-, v.|;ic!i showed ti.it he had thi ? "J
diMii to p. :c v.-an.i t fi'mues# to i!ei:ide up 11 ,di --
tionr pertaining to the inuu-. of t'..; people -nd tlie ^
perity tfte State ? |
T- thosi: Who Know Mr. l!ro?vn, I r.?cd say nothing in 4
b> half. To thi s- who htiyc not the a'ivant:ii'? ?! 1 ;i"t ?!
j( fjiiiintiiii'e 1 net:d only polri' to th" piiritv hi.-li!c S
p.i9t evrvices, to insure ? >v.irin and cordial support fan |
1 orti ns ' tlie Ps<>'I/i"f4 W F.S I' I'lSlRlC.
for the tirf
"ni -T- Editors: Anion : fie names ->r. -inted to tfie?
? ihe middl** district f>ra place 10 the ni ? Baar.: '.j
I'utdle Wori. ?<, f. -lie pO-:-i hsi:-r 1 1'iioi-to e n?ii)rri ?!
iliHn that of the gentleoim >? ti. . e n oin hearts this rom: .
Hication. He is a geiitli-iflan oi nnlmpeacli.i a- ir're
and firmness enoujih to r? --?? evi ry lntpr?*|?-t influ.-r; v3
whifsrno sclfi -h vu-? .< oi a poiitii a I, secitortal or r> frw
nature, will ever be ?M?- 10 pervert his j?rd.merit, or w,> 1 jj
conduct, yiulities like these, mu.-t !??? in' sum ihi*, ;? '3
p;o. s.i luil "t te=;i"n ifiilliy and powei; and in whichri!
corruption 01 inibeeility, !>'ar <>r faviirilisni, m ist rc?. ? ,
cnorniou* irjiiry t?? the St-.te In mli'.iti o t.? 1
Morris is tlii>fbus?!dy acijuainied nitli liie coti!.:i n
wants o( our pufdie work-, and w,ll lie 1 faithful, vi^ : j
and jmlieloiis eiiaidian of iio interests, both of the Sta; . ;
the private stockholders, so t ir as the legitimate dutiei *
the otii-c shall permit or lequire.
It is understo ..I that a t'or-v, ntlon of ??.?rou sotij in tt
enee to Miesiibje.?, is prt>po?ed to b.* ilel.l at Su intui?;
-iirli 1 Canvci.tion can only ?>e a tneii;?'? and partial r? r?
-eolation <?{ the i'!>trieti We hope, therefore, that .Mr M
ris will at once conneni to ihe use oi iii- name, an ! <1 ?' '
people 'jiil respond to it at the polls, hy el-1 tir>? him.
To t.e Editors or f fie Em/uirf.
H iving noticed, in many ?>: your ici.ent Issues, 1
brim*inu to the .;iient: o: uf | uldic the names ?;'
:i; j. iiileim n, r.? .-uitah'e : '? v ' lor as men ' .
<5 . ir,i of 1'iibl ? w >rk I t;,. . i it but r. .'lit th it 1 id' IV
-houlti L'l'-'e r> oic 1 Xine.--ioi. of her preiereii. e in r--"'..:
1 til- imp ?-? sjri? mailt r
li: t. .Mi .-. I.'.for.-, il> .1 a I f ??Su; ot i
w. ler 11 ii :? 1 f \ iriiinia n< vcr -(mi or re.mz .- ihe t>i f
that ?ru said 10 rtow trom the in ny improvemcn:.- : ? ?t
uo . are in ,*e to eontrlbati ;? v way ot IbXTI jii ; but, ?
?".?ins to be sdmltHd ii\ ell tt.wt Hi works ulnaJ> ??.
mi nee I arc to !>:? ?pe. ,!,iy 1 ..tti, leicii at ..n htil>- :-ori..
'u".".:,;-; . ecu,, ihy/v-xfi'/i^ri"..k-j1 .1-,,sn who
t!.e .Mi i.ilc Uistrict m the Boirdof Public Worl#
!i ?. ,:j i.!< I do that Hi. l.:od (?. M rii ', <?t 'e- e-HlntJ
AllllteiSf, p'-'s^eisx'S a*l ?. |? I*?!I:. ?'?:I? ? I.! fl<i| li' '!
In : !i tl supr-oit ill our KC4 lion w !.e n to him
1 roll 5, ls53. i'O I O.MA'
, .4i.'. . .. ..i ? 4 |t.iii:i. ?rr'-uii)
PELT. vVc iVc.
The strength of ihc present i-'r 11i? >n in to he it
bv it" power to preserve lite peace of tin- country ?con*
tenily >?{ course well i1? Hafityaiiil lienor. It is from km
is* s? that our country in in daituer ol neiii" driven into ?
!i I the i?lf a Jilt I <i' <- < ri!: in br'"H pr< Inured it Miijli' i I1
? ?? ? jnii.ir <>|ip<iK|iiit|] atoi !!.?? ? ;f:? .>' in Cm _ ? ??
h?*i;n ilr-vi n ii'oaivar ?n>i Erdunl and nls ? *
S;. :in. Til 'tendency o| llisi^a ia iin?v towards a eni,.
with those power.-, and n will i. qui'?r muiio sagacity
[!???<?< an I si rii/:'tl !?' ?vx.rt
I ;.e prc-rol iiJmini.ifi.uiori ? m y;-!d nothing ronnNi'rr
i*i!li<'r wi:|i |.()|iu jr sriiiini-lit "f v. i-.li Mwir uvowid pol;
? ?'it they i an a?-r.|r i? vi. s .!r>.idy in in I" or Pot as '.
fl ase. They may tli?ca:< n \v;rh a "It' mvfoitlj," nil I s::
lirni upon ii " Ihr ??i.onyit ' without danyrr. fieri ('<- ?'
ii raM> J 11 if vi. 'uu '-I I !nr '? iiLiic ???rili1" a rul Mr. .Mas >n i
eludes j 11 in.-* dentin* i.iti"iiQ o! Knij'isii tj-jr?ion* ?li!i
deiliratt n 'hat Urea! I''ivi:i It.. .ne lur enor^lj.'1 i
ia evidently * r?? tr?;aI Inm tlie ^"uUinl li?*rHn!i)ic ai-U'ti'
'liul Ore.,'. IS.it31:i must l-i: ?*i?f?i;># Ii d to itlmndnn her t 1
picienMoii?. .'nil ihecoiitinue I -.r new ??culilirlin nits in '-<?
'rid Amerii .i
Tin; new adminifira'ion li.s :>!rr:oly bren called iipefi
malic d ine itnpOlianZ derisions u; on bew.rai cnlij-rH. I
!r> i*ions arc ol avi >tr:i?f*> i i, hut (erteiilv ro-r-ct!
lilX. I3.iT i nil :? i'v t ? 'u-t fi rl. j '.o- (!)?? }?..?.?>?? I n
i\ ? .i4iii) Iroiii tii ? ? I j ..I i ?- a,.. ... ?ct:v. 'm. i,._ n ?
tiers ol il?c edui.ni>'i,.iii.ii, r. propi i!v, nls.i place y '
!ipi:n their owj a"t.,lriii v ..i: | ,i .m., tlio -ane- -
lti..i !?<?? t I lie t|>. .:-11J; i 11 ?; t;.n. I * ? > r ?
I f iiiTf. In ri m'M'I T i i; ? t . '/ con' rt'i't '. 11/. :i l? rii!/><1 '
coiira^o a ? i? r<*!? ? ? w. in i ni.iracl? A "
l.i'-n niid- undtT v. c,|, !? cont-.o ti v.-jl! !.
l- iti.c!, ii.i : !i -II win, or full !? t ,i w
e?i?f. ai'?l wsJI lit .. ry i.oj.ui.ir. {? ?. iv-n..- 4
pr ?lit b<V with >1,0 pf.i ii, uti j>. i i ;!;t r ?,..l is... . ? '
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acc.iuiil of ilrti. t- .I unrforv ..*i? n? nf impurts, I"?ir-1 ifii't't
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will Ii*.!, | 'II ||,'V, It . I t . I I .lei j.Jc |j JI. .1 till; I | till
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1 he telegraph jjivt * all the apj."'inlrririit4 ,ir,.| a grt r. :i
111.- ??'.in merit tii.it M>. ;t V.i , ?h- ,,f Jo!;
J. .S. Barb I'll. Ii.i" i>ecr. ii . ..r ,, | ?
tlr- ? Ii( ?l: jil-ilijl Ol 111,.. Uis'fl -r, |. I,tn
NcitSi'-r I;., nor any otu: fur ftim. i,a ? .... ...i c , ? ?
ia ilicr*: any :;r'ii:u.i for ix licv:ni! il-.iii;, n ? ? '
?>ri'. n' i h riui. ii of liif l)i?triM. !'?
T!w Mi'natf ?;icnt r-oii;-' fin I ?.11jve Si^ivm ? ?
?!%v. ?Snrin_r win*!! tii'.y c ?:.t?rin?.t, ??.._? u.T'.erct ,ir'.:
I iw if?fc- noniin.it; ns :
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in Ciliiurni??.
Alio, Mr. I!. 'I' ???!|: i"1. a-1 tn !?!? r a* .Mn'iila
ll'ainr* I it, ? itiviinl lul- ?
The Diplo-nati^ Corp2 nia-i.j their fnnnil in' >!
v'Hit to pfi-^idvnt Pierce y-at-i<J.iy by uponi'itui' n". 'inJ '
in lividonllv j>ri.?. ntf l by th-: .SV.-o.-t iry <>: Statif. A'
Hilir-.-o. Ministi-r tn ! Pojci of uiu Dipl"''
, oi ?1- N-liall '.-l i ma col|-a?iji;?. i- 'u
?"iniJ. .t v-ry ? >.? ? ll.-n? a,)-' c*; i.i (???? t'i-?????!< i--, '''l!" '?
r ! h*(,i>i;l> ? n,l i,oaile?'"^!v.
f if'cuV.-v/ry'.i XiConal 1 '?
R AUNUM'S NEW P!{.Mj ?A new projer? h^s -
?li?>i<;?Md by Birn'itn, *?hi'h m: ?hon!d like 'v f.t :
In it r cen' temperance?pc?ch m?ceby him i:. New )
!i?; r itud III.:! thi*rc w,*r T MO j?rr?i? Ml' fS 'n !hf - i'v ' '
ar, avfr:ij>: ??itfioru in vn'.h or prol.ti1!)' ? 10 a day
tfii: f,-llnwii'a offer in the cisy. v.z--J| t|i>: rltv ui ii'ii ?
up the vri-^jfiTii o, i.n<i t'i>H hiu; tii- a?ti- ur;t *| n1
o' !|o-n\ ll'! wo'.ll (iiiv a!| lit-* ??'. t :*? - -.-i! ?' *?"' -
i 1,000 000; f > sid i vtry'eh'M t > i si- *i ii ???'. ! '* ?
family wiiii a librnry oi 100 L" I',r?c barn-l-*
an I a ; 1 k diCiM in every i<*rn .!- ol,l or >?*ai !
body a lie: tii k>:'. I.; his mu^utn.
IS'evv OuLEASi, Match I-.?The eteaui'-r ? ? >-n
arrived lliia tuorninir, bringing d.?ti.? Iroin II it in i t >
A g-ntlcman who i< f' Alaianzis on the 4Hi
Vice Piebident Kiti^ wan ?<;ttinir w??,#e, so
little or no hopes wcr? eni?rrtain^l of his recovery. |nr
pn-sfinn ,.*,a.w, in which he h'niifll c ^
would t tf able ! 1 leave .Mnt'in/is
? oo>
jus jiivf-5 an account of a nihti wiw eanic there a oo , ^
Tn'inths ago from A'osth Carolina, und who aliecteu .i <? '.
considerable wealth and influenee, and :i^tr renting ? r
liiorf and wirehous;*, a' 8300 per year, (,}r an extensiy ^
iiii?cion l.iiriiii-a. Micceede l io dUpoiinz of a c.
the Hiunaturi4 Ol .Mr. Kichard Hirrl-on ol hdsieco" ' . .j
iv. ,\. C., lo Cnl. Juci'b Sharp ol Hart'ord coun y, , ?
vnneed hitt: S500 on it, and s-ave him his mAcU.r Ui<- ? ?J#
payable in 30 days. Subsequently it wa! H-c" ^?,w :
click was forged, and th?t tn?: nun, (who, ?>
stands indicted a? an accoai'.-ry to mutJer in Ed^
bad made hii C3oape.

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