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VOLUME I.
NEWBERN, K C, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 26, 1S59.
NUMBER 44.
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WEEICLY PROGRESS.
FRIDAY MORNING, JULY 22, lb50.
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expend in that way with the abvertiseinent. AVe are
determined to make our business cash
MrsTKiuous Death. Our readers will recollect
the mention made some days ago in the Progress of
the accidental death of Mr. Win. Lee, in the upper
part of tliis county. The particulars as we have
heard them from a gentleman who resides in the
vicinity, are these : Mr. Lee took his gun on last
Sunday week and went out to hunt turkies, and not
coming in towards night, his wife, becoming alarmed, ,
sounded a horn. This drew the neighbors torref her. I
who, next morning, went in search of Mr. Lee, and
soon found him about a half a mile from his house,
dead. He was lying on the grouud with his gun and
a dead turkey beside him. The only injury percep
tible about Ins body was a small wound in the tem
ple. The jury of inquest rendered a verdict of acci
dental death from his own gun they coming to the
conclusion that he fired the gun which being over
charged " kicked," and that the hammer made the
fracture in the temple. We understand that many
doubt bis having come to his death iu this way, and
that consequently much excitement. nnvili in !.
neighborhood relative to the matter. .
JOB WORK
Of every description, from mammoth rosters to the
most delicate Wedding or Visiting Cards,
DONE AT THE PROGRESS OFFICE,
As promptly, as neatly, and cheaply as it can be done
ifi the State.
We keep a large stock of Paper, Cards, Colored Inks,
fcc, ou hand, and employ none but the
best workmen.
rW' Orders respect fullv solicited. Address
.1. L. PENNINGTON. Editor & Proprietor,
October J . 1358. Newborn. N. C.
Pony Pevnimu. TlieTate Pony Penning- on clo
Banks near Beaufort Harbor drew avery large crowd,
most of whom seemed to enjoy the sport very much.
We understand some one or two hundred ponies
were caught, but that very few were sold owing to
the bad plight they were hij and the high prices
asked for them.
Everything passed off very agreeably, so far as
we could learn, except on Tuesday evening, just af
ter dark the Steamer Johnson, bound to Carolina (
City, freighted with some "5 or 80 passengers, en- J
countered a very heavy storm of wind and rain near
the town of Beaufort, and came very near capsizing.
The passengers were v.-ry much frightened, aud we
learn that several of them prayed devoutly to the
God of storms to stay the surging of the raging
billows. The oiliecrs of the boat, however, remained
calm, and succeeded in bringing her in port safely.
Having learned to pray we hope they will continue
and profit by the exercise.
Watch House Rkports. The only case before
the Mayor yesterday morning was brought against
Robert Cershaw and William Fosky for riotous and
disorderly conduct. Discharged for want of evidence.
foul" dollars for contempt of court.
How Very Ivintl!
It is certainly very kind of the Salisbury pa
pers, the Bannerjand Watchman, to sermonize the
people of this section and especially the citizens
of Newbern on the rules of propriety, good be
havior, &c, but in their allusions to the late meet
ing of the Stockholders of the Atlantic and
North Carolina Railroad they have both ha J their
credulity very badly imposed upon, or shown a
most reckless disregard of truth.
In the first place the Watchmac made two gross
blunders in an article last week relative to the
origin of the troubles between Messrs. Green and
Moreliead, and in asserting that the Progress re
ported the Proceedings. The $50,000 was not
the origin of the difficulty between those gentle
men. Don't know where the Watchman got its
information from don't care it is incorrect,
that's all. It was also mistaken in the statement
that the Progress reported the proceedings of the j
meeting. We did not attempt to report them,
and moreover we distinctly stated that we were
not reporting the proceedings. The Watchman's
statement then that we did was simply untrue.
We should not have noticed the Watchman's ar
ticle, however, but for the fact that another state
ment appears in the Banner of this week which
is untrue. The Banner says :
tirerej.'xpras sonTe' f-Tst cause for dis-Satis- f said, a native of Columbia, S. C
.oiion with the freight bill, on account of appa-
- From it Inlying Correspondent.
West roiXT, N. Y., July 1C, 1359.
Dear Progress : Ere this reaches you, you will
have received my second letter from Niagara, in
which, I think, I stated that I would soon be off
for West Point.
At o A. M., on the 12th inst., at Railroad speed,
I left,
" Where glitt ering waters roll, and roar unceasingly,'
seeming to peal forth their hoarse anthems miri-
gtea with the song ot the morning stars in praise I
of I It.M who said, "Let there be light, and there J
.is iigui, auu it wouiu be idle tor me to attemfce
to describe to you my regret at being compell.U
io part irom tins regiou so full of interest; b
now our train is tast dashing along like an liar
nassed meteor flashing athwart the sky, and soon
wo will be at Rochester, so celebrated for its flour
ing mills ; and then on to Syracuse, so noted for
it-a b.U - T -.
" WOIMES; ana on we go till wonry n.a rvek
worn, we reacn the city ot Albany, stopping- at
flip I tolnvon -. i - . rr &
"""i A. M., the 13th iust.,
when we go on board the good steamer Armenia,
for West Point, touching at numerous towns that
dot the banks of the Hudson.
With "regard to the Hudson River, so noted for
the picturesque beauty of its banks, wlicro gra
slopes, thriving towns, towering mountains, a'.1
overhanging cliffs are seen, I purpose to be as
brief as possible.
We pass on meeting many vessels, barges and
steamers. At length the Catskill Mountains ap
pear in the distance, looking like a sombre cloud
stretching along the horizon. As our boat splash
es along leaving a line of foamy track, we near
the Catskill Mountains, and soon is seen the
Mountain House, or Hotel, (twelve miles distant)
nestling like a white swan upon the bosom of a
placid Lake. This House, 'tis said, stands at an
elevation of eighteen hundred feet above the
. 1 f , , f . ,
river; anu irom winch oi course there is a mag
nificent view the Hudson appearing like a little
rill meandering its way round the hills. We pass
the town of Hudson now, which stands on a bold
Utile ttnil attempting to retreat.- On the square
base cfjfhis column is the names of Dado and his
officermong which is the name of Dr. Gatlin
of lhent:dical staff, a son of the Old North State,
now itjjribered among her jewels.
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.W-scenery m this region it s nseless to say
js unsurpassed in grandeur. I he mountain
fi river DanKs oeing stuaueu with larms,
?try seats, while not far-off may be seen
les of Cold Spring and other villages.
iest view, however, is from Old Fort Put-
se dilapidated walls, now embowered in
vS, ana gartanaeu "witu vines ana wua
'Jjjuld be visited by every one who comes
Ljjint in search of the beauties of nature,
picture, while the eye drinks
seen elsewhere.
meeting at the Hotel here '
WrjaftJJJ-"g. ao'iJi n son
HiS?y met before in thirteen
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Wery day, and remains an
The witness in the case, James Johnson, was fined j promontory sixty feet above the river. We go
Wild Hcxt after Office. There are three
candidates, all democrats, for the seat in Congress
made vacant by the recent death of Hon. W. O.
Goode, from the Petersburg district, Ya. lioger
A. Pryor, Esq., has reversed his decision of a
few days since and entered the field, and has for
opponents Thos. F. Goode and II. L. Hopkins.
If Pryor be elected he will make a brilliant rep
resentative. Declined. The Standard says that Hon. Dan
iel M. Barringer has been tendered, by Mr. Bu
chanan, the mission to Central America, which,
says the same paper, that gentleman has felt con
strained to decline.
Dbowxed. A courtezan named Flora Wil
son went in the river bathing at Wilmington on
Monday night and was drowned. She was. it
rent, if not real, discrimations in favor of New-
bern and against all other interests, was, we learn,
freely admitted in the late meeting of stock-holders;
and the general admission of the error may
be fairly construed into an expression of a will
ingness to correct it."
Don't know how or where the Banner got its
information upon which to predicate the above
remarks, but we know, as does every one who
attended the meetings of the Stockholders, that
the statements are untrue. Ex-Gov. Moreliead
bored the meeting for some time in questions con
cerning the tariff, and Mr. Whitford, the Presi
dent, made explanations relative thereto which
were satisfactory to all present save jobbers in
the " Land Companies " aDOut the Harbor and
bangers on in that vicinity. No such admission
was made as charged by the Banner.
We do not charge the Watchman and Banner
with, being in the service of land speculators, as
we know some others to be, nor a desire to make
incorrect statements we know the editors of both
papers and we do not believe them capable of any
such thing, nor can any one who does know them ;
but really they both have been singularly unfor
tunate in their sources of information in all mat
ters which, concern Newbern. Notwithstanding
their sympathies with the " embryo cities " if, in
future, they will get their information in matters
which concern this town and its people from any
other source rather than disappointed land jobbers
we think that they will come nearer doing us
justice and be less liable to be mortified afterwards
at the consciousness of having been misled br
others to the publication of statements that are
untrue.
The people of Craven County and of Newbern
having done more than any other section in build
ing the Eoafl they have more right to control it
than any other party, and we now say to the
Watchman and Banner, and to all others, (disap
pointed land speculators and political tricksters to
the contrary notwithstanding,) that they mean to
have their share of its control as long as it is a
Eoad, and that they are determined that it never
shall be managed by those few disappointed spec
ulators - who, having failed in realizing anticipa
ted profits in making cities," now wish to make
it up by the improper use of this corporation.
Our " JFIying Correspondent."
Our esteemed friend in New York who has just
returned from a flying tour through some of the
New England States and through a portion of
New York State gives us to-day the last of a se
ries of most pleasing, interesting and instructive
letters. If our readers have derived half the pleas
ure from reading the letters of "Manhattanna"
that we have, the space has been well filled. As
tin informs us that he expects now to hang out in
Gotham awhile we trust he will let our readers
hear from him occasionally from that point. We
expect to be on between now and the 1st Septem
ber, "Manhattanna" and shall expect you to show
us aroitnd.
Directory Meeting.
. The Directors of the Atlantic and North Carolina
Railroad met at the Company's .Office in this place
on yesterday, and will continue in session, we lea.tn.
to-day. .We were not able to leam last nrght the na
ture of the business transacted during the sittings
yesterttay. . We. believe that it was expected that
the freight tariff would be revised at this meet
ipg, and that the rates of passenger fare would
undergo another change. We are not able to say
whether it is tne intention 10 carry iue passenger
fare np or down ; we only know fiiat it is operating
charmingly under the present schedule ia a hra !
Accidentally Drowsed The body of a ne
gro named Jim Franklin was found in the Cape
Fear river near Wilmington, a few days since.
The jury of inquest rendered a verdict of acciden
tal drowning.
TheP 01. ice to Pay their Deiits. Numerous
complaints having been made by grocerymeii and
landlords against delinquent policemen in New
York, the Deputy Superintendent has issued the
following order:
"That any member of the Police who is found
guilty of neglecting the payment of his just
debts, for necessaries and rent, or is found guilty
of any act of insurbordiuation or disrespect to
ward his superiors or others, or conduct unworthy
of his station, may be reprimanded, fined, or have
deductions made from his pay proportionate to
his offence, and in case of gross or repeated viola
tions of the rule, be dismissed or suspended from
office, finally, or for a limited time."
on touching at Newburg, which is 8 miles above
West Point, and near which stands the old stone
mansion which was Gen. Washington's head
quarters at one time, during the devolution, and
at which place he replied to the letter of Lewis
Nicola, and other officers, proposing to him to es
tablish a monarchy, and make himself King. In
his reply, it will be remembered, he rebuked the
writer, and treated the proposition with his char
actciistic contempt and scorn of a mean action ;
and asked " what he had ever done to encourage
a proposition, so filled with the greatest evils that
could befall his Country."
We now see the highlands of the Hudson be
ginning at Newburg, whose towering hills start
up from the very waters edge, some of which are
clothed by a dense forest up to the very top.
We now land at West Point, which stands on a
promontory 188 feet above the river, where there
I is a level or plateau, of more than a mile in cir
cumference, around which stands the Military
Academy buildings, which are arranged in the
very best manner for the accommodation of the
Cadets, who number between 250 and 300, now
encamped on the plane is some 85 tents ; and who
are under the strictest Army discipline, perform
ing in rotation the duties of sentinels, &.c, at all
times, day and night, rain or shine. The tents
and parade ground is in full view from lioe's Ho
tel. The band at, West Point is said to be the !
best in the United States. And at 5" in the morn
ing a cannon is fired, the flag run up, and the
,'eteran and his aids are very unosten-
their bearing, being dressed as plain
i M -
ry uncommon among people occupying
itrons
lock has just struck 12, M. and in an hour
ior JNew xork, and expect to arrive at 4A
.And shall room at my usual stomin-
place, Where at any time I shall bo most happy
10 see you, or ncre irom yon.
Yours very truly,
- MANHATTANA.
! l.ettcr from Gov. Jf:ilix.
We copy from an exchange paper the following
letter, addressed by Gov. Ellis to a Committee, in
reply to an invitation to be present at the dinner
given to Mr. Stephens, at Augusta,- Georgia :
Executive Office, Raleigh, )
June 26th, ltio'J. 5
Gentlemen : Your favor of the 16'th inst.. invi
ting 1110 to bo present at a complimentary dinner
to the Hon. A. A. Stephens, Aucusta. on the 2d
day cf;. July next, is at hand, for which please ac
cept iriy thanks.
1 rr?ret exceedingly that official business will
preveit my being with you at the time designated.
Thj regret arises from the fact that there is no
man in this country whom I would more delight
to honor than your distingished guest. I regard
him ai not only one of the ablest, but one of the
purest; and most reliable statesmen in the Union;
and i ithis feeling, I am harmy to sav. the neonle
of Noith Carolina participate without distinction of
party. As a reprsentative from the State of Georsria
Mr. Stephens has shown himself capable of filling
me nigncsi position unuer the government ; and
it is most natural that his countrymen should have
their iitention turned towards him in connection
with such positions. Though the country has
1C5C JU
Beautiful Extract. Some fifteen. years
ago, Rev.- John N. Maffit, then in his prime,
delivered a lecture which closed with the follow
ing fine passage :
The Phoenix, fabled bird of antiquity, when it
felt the chill advances of age, built its own fune
ral urn and fired its pyre by means which nature's
instinct taught.
All its plumage, and its form of beauty bacame
ashes, but ever would rise the young beautiful
from the urn of death, and chambers of decay
would the fledgeling come, with its eyes turned
towards the sun, and essaying its dark velvet
wings, sprinkled with gold and fringed with
silver, on the balmy air, raising a little higher,
until at length, in the full confidence of flight, it
gives a cry of joy, and soon becomes a glittering
speck in the deep bosom of the aerial ocean a
lovely voyager of earth, bound on its hevenward
journey to the sun!
fco rises the spirit bira irom the ruins ot the
body, the funeral urn which its maker built, and
death fires. So towers away to its home in the
elements of spirituality, the. intellectual Pli.ienix.
?.T'i it;s proud wings in thet..fuwataln of ,Arnal ; J?
GIFTS! GIFTS! GIFTS! GIFTS!
THE
FIFTH
YEAK
THE ORIGINAL' GIFT BOOK STOEE.
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FIFTH
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The following is a partial list of pi operty which
will be given to the purchasers of Books at the time
of sale :
-' - . worth from
Gold Watches, English Lever, Pat-
cut Lever and Lepines, 30 00 to $100 00
Silver Watches, Patent Lever, full
jewelled, hunting cases, open face :. ' ' '
and cylinder escapement, '' 12 00 to 40 00
Gold Locket-s Large . size, four
glasses and two " glasses with
spring large and small size with ... ; j
snap, - ? . - 2 50 to 12 00
Cameo, Mosain. Florentine, Taint
ed, Lava, Goldstone. Garnet and
.;orai tsets ot nns ana uropB, a uo to xo uu
18 00
30 00
L.adies' Gold Guard Chains, Fancy
Keck Chains, Chatelaines,
Gents' Fob and.-Vest Chains
So shall dear, precious humanity, survive from
the ashes of a burning1 world. So beautiful shall
the unchangeable soul soar within the disc ofJ-Gold Pencils, with Pens lar-e mo
Eternity's great luminary, with undazzled eye dium and email, ' 0 ' .
ana unscorcnea wings the l'hoenix ot immortal
ity taken to its rainbow home, and cradled on
the beating bosom of eternal love.
DrFFEREJfCE Between England &; France.
The Now York correspondent of the Washing
ton National Intelligencer writes : " Somcthincr
like a speck of difference between the French and
British governments had arisen in respect to an
alledsred volation ot 1 urkish territory by a 1' rench
frigate on the Albanian coast. The commander
of the frigate landed sonic monov and arms for
the use of some parties in the interior, ne ghbors
to Austria, and the French had additionally em
ployed tour J!nglish merchant vessels to land
coal and munitions of war. It looks as if the
French intended establishing a depot at the spot.
The Porte has protested against the occupation
of its territory by the French.
Observing the Enemy from a Balloon.
The French Emperor employed the brothers God
ard to take an observation from a balloon of the
position of the enemy at Castelncdola. M. God
ard rose to a height from five hundred to seven
hundred yards, stopped for a minute or so, and
then descended again, with as much regularity
as he had shown in ascending. It is belived that
the balloon will be a useful auxilary in the war.
Sudden Death. On Saturday morning last.
says the Tobacco Plant, it was annouced on the
street of Clarksville that Celed H. Turner had
that morning been found dead in his bed. at the
residence of Mr. John S. Field, in this countv.
where he was then on a visit. Mr. Turner was
one of the first inhabitants of this place, and
though he regarded lialcigh, N. C, as his home,
he spent a good portion ot every year here. He
was born in October, 177G, and was consequently
in his 83rd year. He was in ordinary health up
to a late hour Friday night.
Sets Cameo, .Goldstone, - Painted;
mosaic, licrnec. inyz, .engraved
and Plain Gold Sleeve Buttons and
JJosom fetuds,
8 00 to
JO OOHv
? 00 to 16 00
3 50 to 7 '66
2 00 to
1 00 to
5 00
7 50
1 50 to
22 00 to
5 00 to
50 to
50 to
50 to
1 50 to
5 00
30 00
30 00
0 00
1 50
2 50
3 50
7 50
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jm cuuroui xur. oreunens in the tnnso nf
KcpWatiyes.. ii in to bo hrpoi tl.at iiin Uav iaJ
The Sickles Reconciliation. A day or two
previous to the public aunouncement of Sickles'
reconciliation with his wife the following appear
ed in the New York Correspondence of the Bos
ton " Atlas : "
" I see upon the books of the St. Nicholas the
name of 'Miss Kidgely,' of Washington, D. C
This is the same young lady who figured in the
Sickles trial, and who witnessed the confession of
Mrs. Sickles She is said to be here as the guest
of Mr. Sickles, who is living with his friend, Mr.
Field."
LATER FROM CALIFORNIA..
St. Locis July 20th. The Overland California
mail has arrived. The Italians of San Francisco
have raised $5000 to aid their country's indepen
dence. The citizens of Carson Valley had called a con
vention to consider the public safety
The weather was hot throughout the State,
parching vegetation. A Sivocco had swept over
Santa Barbara County kililng the anilmals and
literally roasting the truit 011 the trees.
The news from Frazer River was discouraging
M. Blosdin's Last Walk across Niagara.
On Thursday last M. Bloaidin walked his rope at
Niagara for the last time in presence of an im
mense multitude 01 people, adoui iwo nunureu
Buffalonians were present, besides some ten or
fifteen thousand persons from other places. Blon
din walked the rope from the American to the
Canada shore backwards, and when near the cen
tre of the river, waited until the steamer Maid of
the Mist came beneath, bringing Travis, the great
shooter. Blondin held his hat at arm's length,
and Travis, standing on the steamer, fired a pistol
ball through it. The hat was then lowered to the
boat, that the marksman might see what he had
done. Travis was satisfied and returned the hat
to Blondin, who went on his way. Returning
from the Canada side, Blondin pushed a wheel
barrow across. TLe wheel had a grooved rim to
fit the rope, and the handles of the vehicle were
suspended by a cord around his neck. He car
ried hiss balancing pole with him while pushing
the Darrow. This was the last walking at Nia
gara. Judge Ruffin. We learn, says the Goldsboro'
Tribune, that the name of Judge Ruffin, of the
Supreme Court of the State, has been mentioned
elsewhere in connection with the Presidency. A
friend in Philadelphia, writing on this subject,
says : " I would nominate George Mifflin Dallas
of this city and State, and if you would not agree
with me, I would, with pleasure, go for a man of
tha " old North State," viz : Hon. Thomas Ruffin,
either of whom would make a most excellent
President." . . -
Our friend is right in this matter ; but of course
we would go for Judge Ruffin, and do not see
why bis name should not be submitted to the
Charleston Convention, nor why a President
should not come from North Carolina, when she
can present one every way worthy and welliqual
ified, in the person of Judge Ruffin. We would
like to hear what " our folks " gay about it,
merry drum rattles off the Reveille, when each
man turns out to his duty with promptness. At
4 to 7 A. M., the breakfast call " peas upon a
trancher," is heard, when they form and march
down to the mess rooms to breakfast.
At 8 o'clock the drum call is beat for dress pa
rade, when the four companies form a battalion,
pass inspection, and review, and the sergeants
make their reports. Then comes the beat off by
the band, and the battalion is dissinissed save the
relief guard, numbering about twenty, who pass
inspection and are marched in front of the guard
tents, the old guard being relieved for breakfast
At 10 A. M. the bugle call is heard for cavalry
and the drum call for artillery practice. These
daily duties continue for several months. The
Cadets while on parade, especially, attract univer
sal admiration, exhibiting such a perfect drill and
soldierly bearing.
From several with whom I am personally ac
quainted, I heard but one complaint, and that is
of the miserable fare provided for them, (I sup
pose by contract,) a remonstrance against which
they are prevented from making by, perhaps, a
false pride. But it does seem that if salt beef,
potatoes, stale bread, and what is given to them
for good butter, and a beverage simply named
coffee, day after day for 4 or 5 years, tends to aid
in developing the physical and mental qualities
of the young gentlemen of West Point, it surely,
as food, can't bring much contentment to them,
and the Department should look to it.
For dinner the usual drum call is made and
they march to the mess rooms. At 7 o'clock, P.
M. there is a parade similar to the morning parade,
and at tattoo, past 10, the lights are all put out,
and every man must be at his quarters or post ;
and as the night rolls on, every two hours, you'l
here the call for the turn out of relief guard. Such
is a brief glimpse of West Point, without allusion
to the various studies, which enables the Cadet,
to obtain a thorough education. I will here add
that they are not allowed to leave the camp with
out a written permit, and then not allowed to
enter any but a public room, nor partake of a meal
with any one.
With regard to things of additional interest
here, first there is the monument, which stands
on a rising ground near the river, bearing simply
the name of Kosciusco, which was caused to be
placed there by the Cadets in 1823, at a cost of
$5,000. On a hillock northwest of this is a Mon
ument erected to the memory of Col- E. D. Wood,
a pupil of West Point, who fell while leading the
charge at the Sortie of Fort Erie, Sept. 17th, 1814.
On the opposite side of the parade ground, near
the river is a fluted marble column, around which,
winding spirally is a carved wreath of laurel, the
upper end held in the beak of an eagle, that stands
pipon the top with wings extended. This beauti
ful monument was erected to the memory of Ma
jor Dade and his brave command, numbering 108,
of whom 105 fell in an engagement in Florida,
not distant when he will be called Jipon to occupy
a more extended held ot labor and ot usetulness to
the pubilc.
Hoping that you will have an agreeable, social
gathering on the 2d prox., I have the Loner to be
your obedient servant,
JUIUN W. 1'JjLJS.
Messrs. W. M. D'Antignac, and others of the
Committee of Invitation.
N.iole' n in his Uncle's Room at Brescia.
A letter from Brescia says :
Naioleon I., when here, honored the residence
of the Fcnarolli family with his presence. He
lept one night 111 the palace where his successor
has iu4t been, after the lapse of half a century,
under similar circumstances, pursuing with the
same success the source of his victories. At the
palace, the room where Napoleon I. slept has
been religiously preserved, exactly as he left it.
The bed, toilet, tabic, and the writing table in a
closet ail joining, remain in the same state in
"the same disorder. Napoleon III, joining in
this feeling of respect, refused to occupy the
apartment where his uncle had slept, and select
ed a room adjoining.
Messrs. Rives and Wintiirop on the Sla
very Question. The Chairman of the Whig
General Committee of the City of New York has
published letters from Hon. Wm. C. Rives, of
Virginia, and Robert C. Wintiirop, of Boston, in
reply to a letter from him requesting their views
upon aresolution under consideration in the com
mittee, deprecating the further agitation of the sla
very question. Both gentlemen arc of the opinion
that there is no existing issue concerning slavery
between the North and Sonth justifying a section
al agitation, and that any other excitement on the
subjectiin either section, to the exclusion of the
great practical interests of the country, would be
suicidaband absurd. Mr. Wintiirop savs : " No-
s that there is any constitutional pow-
gneral Groverment over the institution
ery as it exists in the Southern
ody. would know what to do with
to-morrow were it' bestowed upon
he States in which that institution
sufficient weight of responsibility
to it, without being vexed .and goaded
eign intervention ; and the intervention
e btatas on this subicct is foreicn inter
vention las much as if it were that of Great Brit-
Ovifk i JreSng. Our wives and daughters lose
t.bree-foiR'ths of the pleasures of summer travel bv
the inexcusable perversion of true taste and com
mon setue, in dressing for arailcarand steamboat
as if ther were going to a court recerrtion. Can
not soirSTvery few gentlemen have thejr own way
for oncl Emd thereby set, the fashion by dressing
their tal lues tor a summer travel in plain substan
tial gaitnts, allowing no member anything be
yond vlpat a small carpet bag . would contain,
which should be the sole article which each one
was to take care of. Let us " all put ourselves on
our good behavior " and not on our dress. The
fact is, the clerks rnd proprietors of our hotels, the
captains of steamboats and the conductors of rail
roads, do see at the very first glance the real stat
ue of a traveler ; the dullest chambermaids, the
most stupid cabin boy, and the laziest waiter are
neither dull, nor stupid, nor lazy, nor erring,
either, in the estimate they form of people as if by
ntuitioii. nail s Journal oj Health.
The London correspondent of the riiiladephia
Inquirer writes :
" I have just made inquiry in relation to the
rumored insanity of Sir Edward Bulwer Lyttou,
the celebrated novelist. It is entirely unfonded.
His mind is as strong as ever, althoufrh his bc.iltli
defeat of the Derby Ministry was a boon to LimJ
as it released him from the cares of othce. He
looks care-worn, and requires rest. At present,
lie is at his seat in Knabworth, in Hertfordshire."
How to Avoid Mosul' itoes in Chambers. A
shrewd friend has adopted the following simple
plan, which he assures us has been found entirely
effectual. At dusk ho opens every window, and
carefully closes every door belonging to the
chambers. The musquitoes, attracted hy the
light outside, rush forth seeking whom they may
devour. Then before going to bed, or bringing
in alight, he closes tne winuos anu 01 course ex
cludes all the outsiders. After the chamber
lights are extingished, the windows may again be
opened without danger. This is so easy to do
that we fear nobody will try it.
Silver Pencils, with Gold Pens, large.
ineniuui iiuusuiausize, uouole and
sincle extension cases, :
Gents' heavy Signet Kings, Ladies'
Gold Chased and Plain Kino-a
GentsTGold Bosom Tins. Cluster
with Opal, Scarf Bins, Onyz, Gar
net, fec. '
Rich bilk Dress Patterns,
Cameo, Mosaic. Coral, Garnet
Chased afid J'l.iin Ovlil Bracelets,'
Silver and Gold Thimbles.
Gent's Pen and Pocket Knife
Pearl and Morocco l'orte-Moines,
Toothpicks, AVatch Keys, Guard
Slides,
Gold crosses, small, medium and large, 2 00 to
i.mC, oincr gins, comprising a large aud valua
ble assortment ot miscellaneous articles, varyiu
Irom gl to , , , '
The proprietors of the OLDF.T KSTBLlSHED
GIFT BOOKSTOKE IN THK UNITED STATES
tor the uninterrupted success which has crowned their
earnest efforts to please during the last four years
would return then sincere thanks to the hundreds of
thousands who have, in past time, seen fit to bestow
their liberal patronage upon them; and would fur
t ier assure them, and the public- generally, that
their long expei lence and established capital -warrant
thein in ottering greater inducements than ever, aud
such as are out of the reach of anv similar o.i,ii,i..
meut in the country ; and propose, iu this
. , . THE FIFTH YEAR
of their locution in New-York, to introduce
AV Features,
SUM pri-ester, Attractions,
Gifts of Greater Value and Variety,
A Still Larger and Better Selected Stock of Wx
Commissions and inducements to clubs and to
agents who are willing to devote their time to our
business ; so that those who desire can have
Gifts and Books wittout Money
We ahull endeavor to establish an agent iiivery
town in the United States, so that all who will may
' ' "j "wku njoLCiu iu Millie.
We have appointed J. A. WHALE Y our duly au
thorized agent for Neit bcm and vicinity, who will re
ceive and lorward all orders with attention aud dis
patch, .v
A Neta and Revised Catalogue. 1
ready for distribution, containing every desirable
book new or old, now iu print ; and acknowledged
by librarians and literary men to be the most com
plete and best classified ever issued, without au ex
ception. 500,000 - .. ' ,
re rcmly to be gt-rer. wy; mailed tree to any ad'
uress, to all parts of the world.- It contains all works
f Philosophical audCIas
I E I sical Works,
V Historical and Miscel
A laneous,
N Poetical, Theological,
S Religions, ' .
La w.Medical, Masonic,
&. Standard Fictions,-'
Prayer, Hymn and Glee
C Books,
O Text Books for Schools,
arc, v;.,
Art, Science & Natural
History
Adventures, Travels,
&,c. Agricultural it Do
mestic Economy,
Belles Lettres, Esssys
Bibl.-s,
Biographies,
1 ietioiiaries(
Encyclopedias,
triizett'
body intend
erinJT j
or -V
sul I
thev jV
exists fk a
in rega l
bvthe f
of the fif
An Austrian Detachment Taken Prison
ers Y A Railway Engineer. Among the ma
nay lighter pasages of 'the war with which the
Parisians amusQthemselves, we find-in the Sport
the story of thf capture of a detachment of Aus
trians who wer6 taken prisoners by the engineer
of the railw;aj. It appears that the Austrians
were en routc for Peshiera to reinforce General
Urban, whenthe engineer, .whose sympathies
were naturally on the Italian side, "switchnd
off," and conveyed the Teutonic heroes into the
middle of the allied camp. Here they were po
litely escorted from the railway carriages by the
French soldiers, who with that amiable politeness
for which the nation is distinguished, saluted
their enemies with " All those who are going to
Franco will please change cars "' The feelings of
the Austrians, at bzlding themselves taken pns-
in so iff-nohla a manner, mav be imagined.
with the Seniinoles, Dec. 28, 1835, not one of this ' but not described.
UEKTAI1V HOTKIi,
MGHGAXTOX, X. C.
This well known HOUSK has been reopened for the
accommodation of the traveling public. It has been,
and wiil continue to be a first class Hotel. One very
Treat advantage it possessc-', over other houses, is
its ! iiiLT almost embowered in shade trees. The
promenades, (of which there are three,) are so
thoroughly shaded that a person may enjoy (hem at
any hour of the day. In fact, its admirable situation
with regard to coolness and ipiietness, and its eleva
ted position, commanding one of the finest Moui.tain
views, renders it the most, desirable stopping
place in Moriranton, or ii! the Mountain region. The
Proprietor has added and will continue to add to its
comfort and convenience. And he hopes to merit
and receive a continuance of the patronage he for
mally elijovecl.
His stables are attended by one of the best, if not
the very best. Ostler in the" Southern Country the
far famed " Silos."
About the first of July next, the Western North
Carolina Railroad will be completed to Nc-wton, and
persons going to Morganton will find ready access by
this route, via Salisbury and Statesville to Newton,
where, besides the regular Stage Coach, there wiil
be a COMFORTABLE and COMMODIOUS VE
HICLE to convey passengers on to Morganton.
Persons going from Charlotte to Morganton will find
ready facilities of transportation there being a
daily line of Stages from Chariot to to Lincohiton,
aud at Lincohiton'B. S. Johnson, Esq., the Proprietor
of the Hotel, will provide good Horses, Carnages,
and Drivers tor public use, ana equal laeinues win
be offered at Morganton, for transportation to any
part, to which they may wish to go.
' J. M. HAITOLDT.
Morganton, X. C, June 21, l&VJ. w-uw
TrAi.rAiii.1! VA.wm.7tm. von hai,k( THE
T subscriber offers for sale his F.AHM sftnated in.
Craven County, on lower Broad and Orchard Creeks,
near Neuse River, seven miles from the town .of
Jackson, containing acres, more or Uss. seve
ral hundred of which are prime Swamp Land, about
200 acres cleared, the remainder in woods, of which
much is excellent timber,suifablc. for building Or shin
purposes. There'are about IOO acres ditched, dead
ened, under-bushed and the cord wood cut ; a small
amount of labor would prepare iti'or cultivation.
There are also two crops of Turpentine Boxes on it.
The Land is well adapted to Cotton, Corn, Wheat,
Potatoes, &.c, and is highly susceptible of improve
ment. The facilities for hipping are rarely equalled.
The improvements consist of a fine large Dwelling.
Kitchen, Smoke-IIouse-, Gin-House Barns, Stables
and Negro Houses sufficient to accommodate Fifty
Negroes, together with all other necessary ou'-buil'f-
in'rs,ingooilorler. meuauieu aiiui ciiaiu aiiouini
in a great variety of the choicest h runs, viz : Grapes,
Figs,' Raspberries, Stawbcrries, Cherries, Apples,
Bears and Beaches. Oysters and Fish maybe taken
in abundance from the creek at the back ofilie gar
den, and Wild Fowl, in great variety, abound 111 the
vicinitv. There is also a goon nun sire, wan o.tm
already constructed on the place. There is a good
well of water in the yard.
The premises have the reputation of being healthy
.mikI tin situation is desirable, and my only ib'e"t iu
desiring to sell is the fact that I intend to quit farm
Persons wishing to buy can apply to me 011 the
ureui'ses, or to J . ij-oouiiur, sr., 111 e oern.
Craven County, March 17 wtf
Ktiznbi'tli City Pioneer and Washington l)is-
Catch copy till forbid, and when ordered out send
ills to this office.
LAND IVABBjWT". All persons having
claims under any of the Acts of Congress for
Bortuty Land, Pensions, &c, will do well to address
the subscriber at Pleasant Ridge, Prince Anne coun
tv, Ya., or Kmston, JUenoir county, in. who win
attend strictly to their orders and secure their claims
with the greatest possible dispatch.
May 13--W tf Attorney for Cluiniuuts.
And a thousand varieties of imblica't ion's in everv de
partment of Literature. We sell as low as and, in
many eases, lower than any other house in the
country; and with every book of the value of 0110
dollar or more, we present some Useful Gift, without
extra charge.
Let every on: consult lis oicii
Infcrttsf,
And buy at EVAXS' Gift Bookstore, ex
amine t he prices of books, see the beautiful
THE 'gilts so frcrly scattered among our patrons,
BEST and be satisfied that the only economical
PLA CE .'ray of buying books is at
TO I Xo. Ci77 Jiroad ray,
GET I . l.ofarerc Hotel Building,
YOl'li i We Guarantee Perfect. Satisfaction.
BOOKS! Jtidtte for Yavrselres.
AND i Examine our plan of business:' Anyone
GI FTS 'au who will. Observe the daily distribution
IS of watches, gold and silver; vest, chatelaine
AT .and guard chains; bracelets, cameo, mosaic,
EVA XS' 'oral, gold stone garnet and gold sets of pin
GIFT 'and clasps; lockets large, medium aud small
BOOK i'ize; rings, chased plain and set with stones,
STORE, cann;o;go)dst.one,coral; mosaic and engrav
,"(. jedst'.'ds and sleeve buttons; scarf pins, cros
(177 ises, gold pens' and pencils; gold pens n sd-BROAD-i
ver and morocco cases, and a thousoud oth
WAY, jer articles of use and value
XEW- j A Gift with every book worth from oOcts
YOK'K ito $111(1. Send for a Catalogue.
CITY, j It V, ill cost you nothing, and will bo valua
ble as 11 hook ot relerence, 11 nothing more.
Address,
D. W. EVAN Si. CO.
No. 677 Broadway, New-York.
X. B. A irord of Kxidanation to those who have
known us under the stvle of Evans &. Co. The Bu
siness located by us at No. 677 Broadway, New York
City, is the oldest established house in the country,
and'is knovvii Ttoild-wide as the original "Evans &
Go's. Gift Bookstore.'" Many have taken the advan
tage of our popularity to advertise under the -same-uaine,
to increase t heir trade to protect the few who
may be unacquainted with us, we would state that
we have no connection with any other Gift Book
House and though many advertise under the iiama
f Evana &. Co., the firm ennatitutefl by I. W.
EVANS and J. I. PRESTON, is the first and only
concern rightfully using the name. But to prevent
all confusion in the future, we shall use the stvle of
1 . AV. EVAN & CO.,
. June 9 wly C77 Broadway, New-York.
T-fclioSI'lIATIC! GVA.XOS.
! 1 NAVASSA. EL ROOUE. Sr. MEXICAN, "
Philadelphia Guano Company, Characteristics -of
Navassa, Colombian, and White Mexican Guanos.
1. It is by far the richest source of phosphoricaeid'
i for the farmer yet known, containing one-thml more
than ground bones.
2. It contains less than one-fourth of the water a!j
ways present in the Peruvian, and 20 to 30 per cent -less
than any other iinno consequently, it can be
packed iu bags, !at a diminution of one-fourth the'
freight a'"d packages, besides the convenience of
liancling, and subsequent value of bags. ' ! ;
3. It is sold in line powder, and does not roh'J ire
sieving as do the Peruvian and other Guanos, it or
der to their uniform application. '-:
1. It does not injure the nails of the laborer in sow
ing, on account of the absence of lumps, av.d for the
same reason it can be applied i-i oup half the time,
with a drill, with perfect uniformity. Whereas,
gv.ano containing lumps cannot be distributed uui
foriiily, even with the aid of it -drill.
DAVID STEWART, M D.,
Chemist of Md.,St-t Agricultural Society
JJii-cclions for use. ? .-
To three-fourths of Phosphatie Guano add one-,
fourth of Peruvian or other nrnmoniated Guano, or
compound, or use it alone, and either deposit in the,
hill or drill with the grain or plant, or ese as atop,
dressing, ui the proportion of iit0 to 400. l&s. to the
acre, according to the wants ot the land, . . ;
If I'scd as a top dressing, the Spring is the best
time-, when the crop is assuming its strength aad sus-.
tenance, as, at that lime, the benefits of the ammo?
niu is less likely to be lost than if .put on in the win
terorfall. T. J. HUGHES, Sole Agent.
Newbern, Decl6-wly.
HOOP SKIRT8!. : s.
In all their variety of style, quality and price,
jut received by EMMET CUTHBEliT.
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