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S3 S u 4 . i ,1 I' I 5? W KKKLY PROGRESS. SATr'lJDAYMOIIXINfi, I)!C 3, 1 .-!. l'(i!i -.tiiiiiii ntion with 13! County. It will he recollected that we briefly announced on Thursday, A -.at the steninboat Post Boy, which Lad been running between Newbern and Wash- ...l-EVSi.y wont of TTCirTT Thisi3tof 1"V be regretted, but it is the fate, generally, in all pioneer attempts at steamboat aud railroad com munication. '1 he projectors realize nothing but disappointment and regret for their arduous labors and liberal investments while it is left for others, who commence where their predecessors left off, to realize the consummation of their hopes and large dividends. The withdrawal of this boat is to be regretted, not only by the people of Hyde, who were so gen erous in their efforts to establish it, but it is to be regretted by the people of Washington and New born whose mutual interests certainly would have been promoted by the continuance of this steam boat communication. But let us not despair en tirely something may yet be done. We have heard some suggestions and propositions from a very practical and not over sanguine source that lead us to hope that something may yet be ac complished. Our own opinion (not worth much cf course) is that, if the boat could be purchased and overhauled and fitted for continued service by a company who would secure practical ai-J energetic management with a view to increased freight raid passenger business, and so arrange the schedule that the boat could make the time from Newbern to Washington in 12 hours, touch ing at one point in Hyde county, and make one or two round trips a week, the line would not only be self-sustaining but would pay something above. Running thus, either once or twice a week, a mail could not be refused, and that in connection with the increased freight and passenger business w hich such a schedule would certainly command, the project could not fail. Onr friends in Hyde are the greatest sufferers by the discontinuance, for they are not only de prived of mail facilities but if they wish to leave home to travel any considerable distance they must uso their own conveyances and drudge to Newborn or Washington before they can get either Railroad or Stage accommodation. We hope for their sake the enterprise will not be en tirely abandoned, but that the matter will be calmly and practically considered by the people of Uyue and the citizens of the two towns, Wash ington and Newborn, whether they can dispense with a communication so desh'able or not. Iliclsiitoiid 5L !, Sjvt the 12 n tire South Follow. A meeting of the merchants of Richmond was held on Wednesday at which all the importers, and many others, were present. The proceedings of the meeting, which we have before us, are characterized by cool deliberation and determina tion, and evidence the fact that the people of Vir ginia are determined to act. The following pre amble and resolutions were offered, and after be ing discussed in a calm and dispassionate man ner, passed : Whereas, ill the opinion of this meeting the tim" has arrived when t lie merchants of this city should, us f.'.r as practicable, become tlieir own importers, and t n.it ti:-(! now engaged in tlie imp' rtation of f'ro:.':! .t-.ls should unite together for the purpose of jJir.-i ! Trade; ami whereas, it is known that a lnrge ii : ! ion of the goods now imported byourmer- !.ai,H are landed :;t some of the Northern ports; .and ict ling tluil i! di cier to effect this change it is neces-nr-y to ;n t in concert: Therefore, Y.v o'r'ii, That iu future, so far as our capital and faci,ui wi!l nuMo us to do so, we will import our O'.vil V to II' ot" ii: eign growth or inamii'u'.'ture direct port ;i , iio-ie ot us who now nave orders iu rue f agents or manufacturers nwaitingcxecution -pring trade, pledge ourselves to I'.se our best hand-- !.-- t I.e. ; eif .it-1 lo hae tiie goods evci -it ait advanced rate t hipped to J. lines River, of freight, and that from :,s niu-r ine isi uav or January uexi, we muu our i elves no! lo give mi oroer ior loreign goous to anv prri il v. without an understHiiuing that slicu goous sliHii lie si.i u ed o .fames river wnen praeucaoie I Tj 1 1 j711 I?. That u eximuiitee of three he appointed to draft an agreement i.i aeeordance with the above resolu tions, : lid t- pt'ueure the'signat ure of every merchant in this citv ei-gaged in the importation of foreign merciianoize. the Si-cretarv and that of the Ik said paper be deposited with aid of Trade of this citv; and. furt!. e'. '.uore, iu order to facilitate the object we have iu view, we hereby pledge ourselves to unite upon someone or moie responsible shippm erpool. agents at Liv- i his is. plain, practiai common sense, llus is what Richmond can, ought to, and will do. She can import, not only for herself but for the whole of Virginia and a part of North Carolina, and she will do it; and in less than twelve montl)3 the New York wholesale and importing merchants will fed the effects of this meeting. Air. Wm. 11. de Voss could see no difficulty in the way. It was only necessary to purchase four pack- eis, sit a coat ot ix;u,ouo, aim we eouiu ttien nave a vessel mailing IrO'm I,iverpool every month in the year. The exports were already sufficiently large to support the line, and when a cargo of goods could not he made upat I-i verpool, t he vessel could be freight ed with iron, which would readily sell on its arrival here. Mr. Yn O. Paine offered the following resolution, which wasodopted: AVwVrtv, That a committee of three be appointed to make eiuiuii ies and report upon the propriety and practicability of establishing a line of packets be tween ivu huiond and Liverpool. The Chairman appointed the following committee, called f'r iu the above resolution: Messrs. William G. IViiie, Edward W. De Yoss, and Thomas W. 51c Cauee. On motion, the above committees were requested to report their action to an adjourned meeting of the mere aunts, to be held at the Merchants' Insurance Otiice, on Saturday next, at 12 o'clock, when it is expected that all persons interested will be in attend ance. New Fiiim. We mvife attention to the card of Fisher, Foard -. Hooker, in the Progress. Messrs. Fisher Foard had already obtained quite a repu tation and had built up quite a large business in a very short time. Dr. O. Hooker, the third partner in flic hou.se, is a gentleman of much business expe rience, and will bring, we learn, a considerable capi tal to the firm. It is the intention of this firm to im port their own molasses, salt, sugar, fcc., from the West Indies. They will do a general grocery, com mission and shipping business. It is such men that we want and such that we must have before our town can advance in business prosperity. We wish them a success commensurate with theirtalents, lib erality and energy. Thai they will succeed in ma king money for themselves nnd in adding to the busi ness of our town, we entertain no doubt. And There was Light. Gas is becoming an institution in the old North State. From the Car olinian we learn that darkness has departed from that people : Gas and its Eject. Our town was lighted up with gas last night. Gas is a great institution and has a wonderful effect upon both, darkness and darkies. The former has left us for a season, the latter were out en masse last evening. The houses and stores ot our citizens were beautifully Muimmaieti, presenting a very cneenng appear ance more life-like and animating than we have ever seen .old lryctteville. Messrs. Waterhcuse Ac Bowes deserve great credit for thoir despatch in this work. They be gan with littles encouragement could hardly get any stock taken now, it is earnestly sought ior. EXECUTION OF OLD BROWN. There can be no doubt but John Brown was hung at Charlestown yesterday, but it could not be expected that we should get any news of the event before the mail arrives this evening. The Laic Hon. Ftctlcricls IVash. We find in the N. C. University Magazine, for De cember, a "Memoir of Judge Nash," by Hon. John II. Bryan, of Raleigh, from which we make the following extracts : The writer of this brief sketch has heard Judge Nash relate with prid and pleascr, as amoug his earliest recollections, an incident which occurred upon" the visit of President t j .- i : , r: ... tj.. ; 1 Washington to Jfew- jLi.ni 1 .... .. T .... citizens to the President in the old palace. The eld town coutribuled all that patriotism could suggest to honor the First President. Amid the brilliant scene, the Fatherof his Country, towering in moral grandeur, attracted all eyes and all hearts. Upon none did this noble spectacle produce a profounder or more grateful impression t an upon the gentle sex. who are always the disinterested and ardent ad mirers of atl that is great and good. The mother of j . deceased friend was present, and cordially yield -. hei 'heart-felt tribute; and desii ing that her boy jiiould have the privilege of participating in the homage, she called him up find presented him to the Chief, who took him upon his knee, placed his hand upon hi head and spoke words of kindness and. en couragement, reminded him of his gallant uncle, Gen. Francis Nash, and proposed him as a brilliant e" nplar. What boy who ever sat upon the knee ( fVashington and felt on his head the weight of ins hand could ever do a dishonorable act ? The re collection of stwh an honor would elevate his heart and ennoble all its impulses. The boy was reared according to the doctnnesand principles of the '"Old School;" he was taught to fear his God, to honor his parents, and obey the haw of the laud. Hence he was always eminently conservative as a citizen and public mail. Judge Nash was a good as well as a great man. lie was not only eminent as a profound jurist and learned statesman, but he was distinguished for his sterling integrity and true piety, and though his life was a long, useful and brilliant one, the calm resignation and perfect confidence with which he embraced the " King of Terrors" was his greatest as it wasliis last earthly victory. We quote again from the Memoir : The last public act of Judge Nash was the atten d ceon the Synod of North, Carolina, which assem bled at his native town the autumn before his death. Of this body he was a zealous and useful member, and cordially united with its members in the service of the God whom he loved and adored. It is thought that to the fatigue aud exposure in cident to his journey home from this Assembly his moi .1 illness is to be ascribed. If so, it mus have been to him a source of joy that he died in harness as a soldier of the cross. His earthly honors, however great, paled before the glorious scene which his death bed presented. Here might be seen how a Christina dies. Al though consciouss of approaching dissolution, his tender acxiety for his family was manifested in at tention to their comfort and health, in utter forget fulness of self He evinced a firmness and calmness in these aw ful moments unsurpassed. The urbanity of the gen tleman sull lingered and was beautifully and harmo niously blended with the affectionate kindness of the father the tender devotion of the hnsbaud was associated with the sincere and cheerful submission of the Christian. A friend called in to see him when his end was supposed to be rapidly approachidg. To him he talked so calmly of his future state so cherfully and with a trust so firm and unshaken in his Sav iour, that he exclaimed, when lie left his bedside "This is a glorious termination of life." It was in deed glorious 'as an end, but still more so as the be ginning of the life eternal. It was a glory, compar ed with which, the pomp and triumphs of the battle field fade into insignificance. At that moment, the recollection of a well-spent life was far more consol ing to himself and his family, th n if he had been the victor on a hundred fields. He had his triumph, and a noble one, though achieved upon the lowly bed of the dying christian. To his family and friends his loss is indeed irrepar able ; but they may well exclaim in regard to such a man " 'Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all." N C. Univesity Magazine. We copy the following notice of the December number of this work from the Wilmington Journal, supposing it to be better than anything we migh prepare our sclf : The North Carolina University Magazine for December, is at hand. It is adorned by a portrait of Hon. Frederick Nash. L. L. D., Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of North Carolina. To this is apk 4ded a briet "Memoir or Judge 11.... 1..!. XT Tiror. ' " Nash, by Next in order is the address delivered before the Alumni Association of the University, at the com mencement of 1857, by Hon. Warren Winslou. In the Editors' Table we find the Correspon dence between a Committee of the Senior Class of the University of North Carolina and Arch Bishop Hughes, of New York, containing the in vitation to the Bishop to deliver the .commence ment sermon on the night before the first Thurs day, in June, lobO ; also, the Bishop s acceptance He wishes to know whether it is to be strictly i sermon, or simply a discours. He says "If it were to be, properly speaking, a sermon, I Vvould take occasion to present the constitution and character of the Catholic Church, just as it is, without any remarks or comparison that might be invidous or offensive to persons of other de nominations. I think, however, that if 3rou will accept ot a discourse, which ought not to be called a scr.uon, 1 would, in mv address, call your atten tliin tr " Tjp iinnnrtntire nf infl'i r.iil unl ; honrtfflt i ,... :.:,..,: j r .... n i.. ,.i ;4-4. 1 ,1 :,.. 11 ici v Lilt; t:ii iiiiiiLLnt: RLiiLr LiiriL .l 111. in nr. sucli as proposed, upon the latter subject mention ! - --- ed by the Bishop, would not be in accordance with the usage of the University. They desire him to preach their " Commencement or Biicca laureate Sermon ' on any religious subject, that he nsay select. I he elass, however, begs leave to suggest that doctrinal sermons are not custom ary on that occasion. To this, in conclusion, the Bis" xp ansvv,., that he shall endeavor to preach theii commencement sermon in the spirit which their interesting letter has indicated We have noticed this matter at lengh becaus it lias been much talked about, and many people want to know how it is. It will be seen that the contents of this num ber of the Magazine are quite able and iuteresting. A New Way to detect Dishonest Coxduc. tors. I he Chicago limes has the following in regard to an infamous system adopted by some of the railroads leading out of that city: It may not be known to the many excellent men officiating as connductors upon the railroads running out of Chicago, that a well dressed seduc tive looking female is employed by a detective agency to take items against them She proceeds in this way: she takes her seat in the cars, and, on being askea for her ticket she sa3's she had her pocket picked, and has neither money nor ticket. If the conductor sympathises with her, as many an honest, well feeling conductor would, she makes a note of the circumstance, gets the conductor's name, takes dates, &c, and duly reports to head quarters, and from there the news goes to the Su perintendent or the road, and ot course operates to the conductor's disadvantage. LATER FROM EUROPE ! Arrival oftheEnropa! Halifax, Dec. 1 The steamship Europa.with Liverpool dates to the 20th, touched Quecastown to-day. Latest from Shanghai October 6. The Chinese Governtment had repudiated its treaty with the United States by refusing to open the ports of .rt a. - .im . , . -l oauiuopie anu a ai wan, as stipulated. Paris on Saturday. No formal invitation to the Peace Congress has yet been sent by France to England ; but Count Persigny has been instruct ed to arrange the preliminary conditions wfth Lord John liussed. Austria and England have both protested against the regency. The French Prefects are instructed to invite the journals to be more circumspect in their lan guage towards England. The latest telegram from Paris says that Buon compagnie would tender his resignation of the re gency to the Sardinian Government. - Two British war steamers had succeeded in bringing off 350 Christians from small ports in Morocco. A general massacre of fugitives was feared. The Spanish army of 40,000 men expected to land in Morocco early in December. The rentes in Paris closed to-dayat G9f. 85 cen times. Garibaldi is said to have been named Lieut. General of the Sardinian army. Not all ITIud. We find the following letter from Hon. Greene C. Bronson in the N. Y. Express of the 29th ult: Mr. S. P. Russell read the following letter at the Wood meeting: New York, Nov. 28, 1S59. Dear S r: In answer to your note of invitation to the ratification meeting to be held this evening, I have to say that I have not sufficiently recover- frnm wrnnt iMrJ to Tnrkf if. TiTTlnPnt to r on the Dresent aspect ot public anairs. in mu- nicipal elections, when no great principle is at stake, it should be a leading object to secure good government to the city, even at the expense of po litical preferenco. Whether such a principle is involved in the pending contest, every one will judge for himself. It cannot, however, be" con cealed that wc have fallen upon times pregnant with the gravest interest. The spiritof discord and disunion which has for several years past been cultivated by the Abolitionists of the North, has lately broken out into acts of open violence and the shedding of blood. The right reserved to each State of regulating its internal affairs in its own way has been invaded, and our brethren of the South are not only compelled to sleep upon their arms, but are stigmatized as cowards for ta king the necessary precaution to guard against further aggressions. If such things are not dej nounced by all honest and right minded men, it needs no prophet to foretell that the days of th Republic are numbered. As I understand thi views of the Democracy of Mozart Hall, they oc cupy no equivocal position, but are firmly resoh ed to stand by the Constitution and the Union, ss they came to us from the hands of our fathers.--There is no " higher law" for the Government c" our political action, and if there must be a " cor flict" among brethren, I trust the people of this city will march under the stars and stripes of out National banner. Yerv respectfully, Yours. GREENE C. BRONSON. NEWSPyORIAL. The young and talented wridneannS ms namo P"e""jr spoiu or m ter, A. T. Banks, Esq., who has for some time part beu associated with Mr. Sinclair in the man agement of the Daily North Carolinian, has with dra vn. His Valedictory reads : With this number of the Carolinian, the under signed closes his connexion. Circumstances about which the public would not be interested, have induced me voluntarily to withdraw. I would do great injustice to my own feelings did I fail to acknowledge publicly the many kindnesess I have received from the public, and especially to the manner in which I have been spoken of by my brethren of the corps Editorial. The many fiatering notices which I have received at tlieir hands, are fully appreciated, and will long retain a place in my memory. My connec tion with the patrons of the Carolinian, although brief has been" pleasant. With this short statement I bid adieu to the readers of the Carolinian, hoping to wait upon them in a different capacity ut a day not far dis tant. REMARKABLE LETTER FROM A LADY TO JOHN BROWN. A correspondent writing from Charlestown, un der date of Tuesday, gives the following: The following is a copy of a genuine letter re ceived r' our postoffice. The letter is authentic beyond question, as the main facts can be corrob orated by a number of persons now here I re ceived it but a moment ago and hasten to lay i; before your readers. It will be read to Jno. Brown this morning. To John Brown, commander of the Army at HaW per's Ferry, Charlestown, Jefferson, co., Va. Care of Jailor, Charlestown. ' Chattanogo, Tenn., Nov. 20 '59. John Brown Sir: Although vengeance is not mine, I confess that I do feel gratified to heai1 that you were stopped in your fiendish career at Harper's Ferry with the loss of your two sons. You can now appreciate my distress in Kansas, when you then and there entered my house at midnight and arrested my husband and two boys, and took them out of the yard, and in cold blood shot them dead in my hearing. You can't say you done it to free our slaves : we had none and j never expected to own one, but has only made 1 me a poor, disconsolate widow, with helpless children. While I feel for your folly, I dshopo and trusl you will meet your just reward.- Oh,v how it pained my heart to hear the dying groans of my husband aud children. If this scrawl gives you any consolation you are welcome to it. MAIIALA DOYLE. N. B. My son, John Doyle, whose life I beg ged of you, is now grown up, and is very desir ous to 'ye at Charlestown on the day of your exe cution ; would certainly be there if his means would pcrmi" it. that he might adjust the rope around your nee! , if Governor Wise would per mit. A party of gentlemen at once subscribed the amount, but the letter being detained, it was as certained young Doyle could not arrive in time. Rape and Murder. A most horrible case of rape and murder was perpetrated on Tuckahoe, about 19 miles from this place, on Monday morn nig last. JNancy tetroud, about 14 years ot age. who lived with her grandfather, Isaac Stroud, was the unfortunate victim of the hellish passion of some fiend, yet unknown, only so far as sus- nicion implicates. She had been sent to feed hojrs about a Quarter of a mile from the house earlv on Monday morning. Her sister had beei sent to another pen, and a negro boy about lo years old, to another, the former near a quarter o a mile, and the latter about two hundred yard! from the place of the murder. I he sister hear! Nancy exclaim to some one, " Go on and let ne alone ; I don't want anything to do with you ; I don't like you. nor never did." As she did net come to the house immediately, some of the faini ly went to look for. her, and found her dead From the marks ot violence upon her person is was evident she had been forced, and choked to death. The negro boy is iu jail, and some white men are also suspicionedr 1 he affair will, doubt less be thorougly investigated, and the guilty parties ferreted out. Nancy and her sister were orphan girls whom their grandfather had taken to raise. Kins. Adv. A Priest ix Prisox. The N. Y. Express of last luesday says: This (Tuesday ) morning about 4 o'clock, officer W ard, of the 2ord Precinct, iound lying drunk in the street the Rev. Robert Burns, a priest of the Roman Catholic Church, and conducted the ine briated clergyman to the Station House. When arraigned before Acting Sergeant Peeny. Father Burns, while laboring under much excitement, said, " what in h 1 do you mean to do with me," or words to that effect. The Sergeant remonstra ted with the Rev gentleman for using profane language, and consigned him to prison quarters to await examination. Subsequently Father Quar ters, a very estimable Roman Catholic Priest, called upon Captain De Camp, and asked the privilege of an interview with Father Burns. which was granted He furthermore asked that the prisoner be discharged from the station house, pledging himself to be responsible for lather Burns appearance before Justice Brownell at a later hour for examination. The request was al so granted. Such is the report made by the Po lice. SOUTH CAROLINA AND A SOUTHERN CON FEDERACY. Columbia, Dec. 1. Wednesday the following resolution were offered in the House of Delegates: Resolved, That the State of South Carolina is ready to enter, together with other slaveholding States, or such of them as desires present action, into the formation of a Southern Confederacy. Resolved, That the Governor forward the above resolution to the Southern Executives Another resolution was offered asking for offi cial information as to the condition ot the State arsenals, arms, ammunition, number of men en rolled, style of arms and so forth. Pardoxed. We learn, says the Wilmington Journal, that Governor Ellis has granted a pardon to John Simmons, now in Smithville jail, under sentence of death. His execution was to have taken place on Monday next. A good deal of sympathy was felt for Simmons on account of his youch, ignorance, feebleness of mind, and the be lief that he acted in obedience to his father's will and influence. Very Selfish. One of our exchanges adver-ti.-,oj for two compositors " who don't get drunk," and adds that " the editor does all the getting drunk necessary to support the dignity of the establishment." MONDAY MORNING, DEC. 5, Jc5f. Supreme Court Ji'wje. We notice that the Newbern Progress recommends the appointment of Judge Manly, to the vacant seat, on the su preme bench. The Judge is a very fine gentle man, and would do very well, being a thorough lawyer. But we do think that Journals ought not to take up the question. It is better that the Governor and his council be altogether relieved Ung to leave tUe malfer to their judgment, having entire confidence in their wisdom. Carolinian. "We assure our friend of the Carolinian that we had no idea of embarrassing the action of the Gov ernor and his council. Not being indebted in any way to any party and no party being in any way indebted to us, it could only -be considered impudent presumption in us to urge the "powers that be ' to any particular line of policy. We are content, too, to leave it to the Governor and his council, because they will do as they please re gardless of our feelings or opinions, and so they should. We have no doubt, however, but they will do the very best they can under the circum stances we mean considering the number of as pirants for high positions, &c. It would be much easier to manage the affairs of State if there were more fat beiths to dispense. But uneasy lies the head that can't elevate all who think they have claims,. &c you know. We are satisfied that Governor Willis and his advisers will fill the place referred to with some one worthy to hold the high position. We have an abundance of such material. We did not exactly recommend the appoint ment of Judge Manly. Being at Raleigh and J . -i i . r ' connection witn tne exanea position, wmcn as no more than-was to have been expected, we iV" , If rn took occasion on our return to allude to the fact, and add the wish that the mantle might fall on one so well qualified and so worthy to wear it. This is the extent of our offence no more. Had no idea of advising the appointing power. But again we express the opinion that the appoint ment of no one would give more universal satis faction than would that of Judge Manly. The Labor of Making Hoops. A correspon dent of the Hartford Times gives the following curious facts respecting the manufacture of steel hoops for ladies' skirts, at the mill of Henry S. Washburn, of Worcester, Mass. : He showed us a specimen of No. 62 iron ire, finer than a hair. It weighed only seven ounces, and was 68,900 feet, or 13 miles, 15 rods, 12 feet and 6 inches in length ! It was drawn cold from a piece of iron inch in diameter. Mr. Wash burn manufactures 20,000 yards a day of steel cri noline, or flat wire, which is hard tempered and covered, allready for the ladies' skirts. The manu facture of this kind of wire, or hoops, is immense. Mr. Washburn estimates that at least 5,01)0 tons ot steel and iron are used annually in this way for the ladies o( the United States, South America and Mexico. It is sold, when covered, at whole sale, at about fifty cents a pound, and about three quarters of a pound is required for each. Indeed, we suppose that his estimate of 5,000 tons of hoop a year is quite too low. There are, undoubtedly, ten millions of females in this country and tne South American States who wear hoops. Many of them wear out half a dozen skirts a year; sup pose the average to be three a year to each, and that the iron of each weighs only half a pound we have 15,000,0U0 of pounds of steel and iron hoops used up by the ladies of. the United and South American States every year, or 7,55.2 tons costing $7,500,000. GoXE Agaix. We learn that the Lock and Dam at Red Rock, on the Cape Fear River, which was about finished, has taken a short voyage to the Atlantic ocean via, Wilmington. In all honesty, if this work can be made to stand put it forward; but if it is to continue its sudden voyages, as it has heretofore, it ought to be. put a stop to. The pcoplo have pixld enowgh money into the sinking fund, and they can bear rerv little more. I Just so, Mr. Carolinian, but we have been polded pretty severely because we expressed the jionest conviction that the work was impractica ble. With jrious resignation, however, we'll hope for the best. Goon Talker. The auctioneer over the way talked one big buck nigger into a fit on Saturday night. We passed about 8 o'olock, and one was stretched stiff on the pavement and fifteen or twenty others standing round heaving buckets of water on him. Guess he revived. Good auctioneer, that ; can sell jewelry and gi re niggrrsjits, at the same time. Not Found. We learn that in consequence of in tense fright created by the breaking of the magic circle, the party of citizens who went in pursuit of buried treasure, one night last week, were unsuccess ful. The association will probably make farther ex cavations some night this week. The diviner is posi tive as to the location of the treasure. Not Yet. It is now thought that the Cadets will not leave for Charlestown before the last of this eek. Tlieir mothers should fill their napsacks with goodies, the children may get hungry. If called on to face a foe we'll bet our pile they are found all right. - The " Irrepressible Coxflict " at Paris. The following amusing statements in regard to recent incidents at Paris, we copy from the Paris letter of the London Athenseum : "The Hotel du Louvre has been recently troubled by an A nerican Exhibition, which re minds us that Monsieur the Minister of Justiee, is not the only persons a little behind his time in that great city of Boulevards. It would appear that.not very many days ago, two gentlemen of color took up their quarters in the great hbtel where luggage is distributed by machinery, ind where there is fitting accommodations for the Rus sian Prince and the modest commercial traveller if, indeed, commercial travelling and modesty were ever discovered in company. Little .did these colored gentlemen anticipate the reception that was in store for them. They had been accustomed to travel in England, and had begun to feel that they wero not so very in ferior after all to a cowhiding Yankee. They had becon&e bold enough to stand erect before the white man, and sit and eat in his august presence. They entered the gorgeous sallc-a -manager, there fore, of the Hotel Louvre without fear, aud took their places at the hotel d'hote with all the ease in in the world. They were prepared to eat of the same filet aux truff'cs, and to enioy the s.me su preme which were to invigorate and gratify the very whitest man or woman at ttie tabie. J3ut they had counted without their countrymen of the West. 1 hey were tree to eat with enslaved Frenchmen, but not with the enlightened', repub licans of the stars and stripes. The waiters were presently seen to be in violent discussionwith a I group cf thin; sallow men, who were ' guassing,' j and culculating,' and 'reckoning' vehemently. i . . mi . r 1 a. 1 a a.1 T 11.-. .inese waiters were miormeu inai meisaiiow gentlemen in question guessed they were hot go ing to sit at table with niggers;' that thes same gentlemen calculated the landlord would have to turn the fellows out, and that these genlleut reck oned, morever, that they themselves weuld kick the vermin out neck and crop should the landlord prove that he did not know his business.5. The landlord or head of the hotel, was introduced. This gentlemen declined to expel his colored guests, whereupon eulighted republicans of the west actually took the law into their own liands, and kicked niggers ' out of the hotel; aud no body had the courage to take the ' niggers' part!" N. C. and Atlatic R. R. J. D. Whitford, Esq., the President of the Road, will please accept the thanks of the Editor for a kindness he wots of ; all wlio miy attend the approaching Session of Confeience, are Indebted to Mr Whitford for his successful efforts to secure them a free pass over our Roads, on returning from Conference. Mr. Whitford combines energy, etterprise and kindness, in his official duties, and is doing good service to ihe -State, as well as to the Stockholders. JV". C. C. Advocate From the Washington States and Union. CHEERING INDICATIONS. We have an abiding confidence that before the sitting of the sun on Monday , an event will oc cur which will consign Abolitiojm to the infa my, in American estimation, which it so justly deserves. An aroused nation demands that, - rn a party ganization of the Iloiise as wniYpSdefTtower?1 less for mischief on the 15th daf next Novein- , ym next rsovem- ber. C-j 5 , Fratical patriotism animates conservative metn- me popular Drancn ot congress. Its mask is now off. It can no lorer hide ugly features under a popular guise-under a na .1 ii i i that is dear to the votaries of anauonal self-g Rrpublican and Abolition, according to the aniJ slavery lexicon, have precisely the same defitla tion ; and, demonstratively, aim precisely at the j same Union-destroying object. Tfcis can no Ida! ger be doubted by an intelligent cilizen. fcf From this hour to distinguish brtween Blai'4 5 Republicanism and Abolitionism, adversely to t&)4 latter, would be to confound theuse of palpHi ; exemplified terms. L. 1-1 Black Republicanism contegfptStes the carjM ing of the incendiaries' torch to the entre ot tli cotton fieids-Abolitionism never contemplated afey! thing worse. J ft I Black Republicanism contemplates the vasalaj , of the South to the North-Abolitionisri never cQH4 templated anything more monstrous - Black Republicanism originated tae irrepresijli ble eo.ilici Abolitionism never originated snyi thiri', more treasonable. - ? I the friends of the Constitution and tlia Luiiori, therefore, ceaso to know any other parJf ; than the Abolition party. Lethat party j & I forced to acknowledge its disraJ and cast f If j name . in order that innocent men may avoid feet i ing decoyed into its meshes. This will be a ) weight under which it will sink into utter per dition. It will cause it to be met everywhere, except in its darkest holes in New England ; Boston and elsewhere as an enemy to the repubr lie ; as an eneniy to public security : as an enemy to the best interists of mankind. There will ibe " none so poor as do it reverence" except sickly fanatics and impenitent traitors. 'i By the united action of the representatives of the people next Monday, who really desi-o tba -durablility of the Union upon strictly coriijiu tional principles, the country will be enabled fto - see the conspirators are incompetent, whoever their organization, and however alluring the name under w hich they may cover, their deformities of seriously harming it, or of impeding the legis lation which is indispensable for its welfare and onward march to pre-eminent greatness. liA prompt organization of the House will cause evry sound constituency to breathe freely again and ' rejoice in the fullness of its heart that i 13 the? possessor of such a Heaven-favord lan', Th: is not a member who may contribute to such'a: result, who will not lay his head upon his pillowf that night and console himself that he has effiei ently helped to keep the glorious old ship of State off the breakers which seemed to threaten her with early destruction. f Against Abolitionism the citizens of the slated holding States are more resolutely united thatr similar number of citizens within the same cdmt pass ever were united upon any subject befoei There is not a member from o.ie of those Stales who can say that, within his district, there is ajny other sentiment than that of unqualified ablior-j rence for it. So, too, with a slignt modification! in expression, may the Democratic members frni j the uon-slaveholding States say. With Abolition i out-and-out Abolition for his opponent, asf is i truly the case, instead of Republicanism the wplf ; in the garb of the lamb there is not one of thdse members, we will undertake to say, who is ilot immensely stronger in his district to-day thanvhe ..c at the the time ofh is election. We willo further: we believe that, from what we have sejen within the last few days, many of the seats ujipn which Aboltion members will sit in the Capitol : during the next Congress. will never be used agiin by Abolition members. ; The skies are brightening. We think it now not improbable, particularly if tbe'House shallfbe organized at once by a patriotic league for tlae overthrow of Abolitionism, tnat Seward wille. definitively withdrawn from the field as hors du combat : ' y i "With one eye out, the other blind ? His fore leg broke and lame behind and the irrepressible couflict totally abandoned! -forever as fratricidal, treasonable, and otherwise ; of bloody purpose. Its origin and short existence, , however, will prove to be a stain upon our nation j al character, as difficult to efface as the indelibly j stain of the proceedings of the Hartford Convn4 tion. h'k OUR COMMON SCHOOLS. fe j North Carolina is spending at this time $27p,3 000 annually upon our Common Schools. Tisi sum will be augmented gradually, thus providing! as our population increases, for the better rduea-i tion of the children of the Sate. There can fce no question, that at no period of our history ai aj State, have our people been so generally eduCa-i ted as now, nor has the time ever been when tiie multituuo were so deeply interested in makipgj arrangements and expending money, for the lib eral mental improvement of the rising generation! as at the piesent. But we have thought notwifb'j standing this progressive spirit in regard to highj er schools, there is by far too little interest feltfrt the success and efficiency of our Common Schools! In many Counties the interest has evidently djsi clined old prejudices have been confirmed a&dj in rany cases new ones have arisen to linpepa T 'Pl. .1 Ul : nl,! progress The annual assemblage in Cqjij on of the friends of education and t.ie occa! vention sional visit of the State Superintendent at intervals to the county seats of the counties our arge towns, may accomplish f,ood, but (o the most part, the masses in the several sch districts emain unimpressed and uninterest Like every other good enterprise to be perpet ted, the foundation must be well laid. Millio of money expended will do but little good unl it is expended wisely, properly and at the ri time and place. Our people who know not hi of the benefits of education themselves, need jtd ! have tlieir interest excited in the Comment Schools. They must be made to feel and kndwj their utility and absolute importance and the o!- j ligation to send their children and keep thcmtK l 1 T7 I. 1 :.. " i u bers to resolve that no period is so suitable for sfif. ! ling it, as when it formally dares to raise its hy-' dra head, and demand the controlling influence of neighborhood to keep P theW .eh quent addresses or talks should be made to taeaa the Agent at Newbern may require will be mwln parents and children of each school district, afcd; between the above named places. Due notice will every means resorted to, to keep up the interest be given of rates of freight. &cc. of the people in this great matter. In some Coitn- FREDERICK A. PIIIPPS, Sup t. ties, a lamencable indifference prevals, for the want of active, public spirited men to take hold of the subject and press its claims to give thir JOTICK.-TIIE SUBSCRIBER OFFERS for personal attention to the kind of teachers employ- rj Enift lofM) acres of LAND, lying on Big Swift ed, the books used, the mode of instruction adoitj Creek, distant from Newbern about twenty miles, ed, and he number of scholars that attendl-j adjoining the lands of John Jackson, part of which These are important matters, and much may be; 19 well adapted to agriculture. He will sell on rea done in this way in promoting the svstem. We! 2.onpJ? terms. Apply to John Jackson on Big hnnfi th flnv is not distant when th 3 noh G dti-i terprise will attract greater attention and excite more interest. IVash. Dispatch. I c Tfciie Lrad, Lime, Paint in Oil and . f, ' -.Varnish, Linseed Oil Raw and Boiled. Paris RAIL ROAD I ARE TO CONFERENCE. We fitd Chrome, Saxon and Imperial Green, Verdigns Urn. the following in the last N. C. C. Advocate: : ber, Terra de Sienna and Yandvke Brown in Oil", Dis We are autherzed to say that all persons visut-? temper and Dry, French Liquid Dryer, Coach, Copal ing the Session of the N. C. Conference in Bedi- J.??a" nnd lanink Varnish, Artists' Colors in Colop fort, on the 14th inst., will be allowed to retuTa- "b1 Tub' B' l,,s,ic'8 111 Sreat va?ty, Mineral Paint, frpj-nfrhnrfrp nvprthn Wilmino-tnn and Wfil.'in' j ' J " n ' - 1- -p .. R. R. It will be seen by the notice of Rev Messrs. :;, Wheeler and Hill, that a similar courtesy will f 3 extended by most of the Railroadi in the Stati. . JL We are authorized and requested to say that on the Ar. C. Rail Road free return tickets will ony be granted to members or delegates of conferences. The other roads extended that privilege to ill visitois. Our Sheriff. Loafers and sfragglers and sus picious looking folks may as welkeep their eyf s skinned, if they come about town. Two fellowf, strangers, who have been pack pedlars recently in this County without license, were seized by our Sheriff on Monday last, and juietly caged be cause they could not very well account for their violations of the law. Wash. Dispatch. T f Kit CARSON.-Judjre Watts, of New Mexi('& has arrived at Washington, direit from the flirr'ti ry, states that he saw Kit Caison, in exeetle health, immediately preceding lis deparinre. H says, emphatically, that there ii no foundation fo the report of Carson's death. I ORIGINAL POETKr. IVbat is Ynrliiff-a Vapor." James. BY LAURA EGGLESTON. Earth s fairest things are fading, And perish from our sight; Our hearts with grief are laden, To miss the fair and bright. The birds that sing the sweetest, The soonest flit away; And rainbows, fair, are fleetest, . In cloudlets dim decay. And seas of roses blushing, And lillies droop, and fade; And melody out-gushing, In silence quiet, is laid. Death's icy wings are sweeping, L The walks of life around ; Keckless of sighs and weeping, Ou friendship's holy ground. Wrapt in the last, cold slumbers, The mild young Poet lies; No morj 'us silvery numbers, Abovt; nis harp shall rise. A fair young maiden sleepeth, Beneath the Pall so chill; A eisier o'er her weepeth, Ay?, mournfully, aud still ! Here, fall a sire, and mother, Auvl lure, sweet children die; Earth's pilgrims, all are mourners, ' Who hath not breathed a sigh. O! Earth! the urn of trouble, Whence tears forever flow; Thou ail a " vapor " '' bubble " A tale of bliss and woe i Beyond Earth's vistas fading, There lies the better land ; Where diamond founts are shading ! And flowers immortal stand. On the eternal mountains, Life's golden trees do wave ; And pure, supernal fountains The bouuuless meadows lave. There, the celestial millions, Beneath the golden palms; Chant seraph hymns by trillions And Saints immortal psalms. Speed speed! ye moments fleeting, I would I were at rest ; I pine to catch the greeting, 'a he welcome of the blest. And rest with God, the Savior, In mansions, far above ; And realize his favor, In seas of endless Love. German, N. Y., Nov. 1, 1S5!. Are rcsfXTl full 1 dnlicafrd to the relatives of MlSS E. A. Whitkokd, dceeased. 1!Y MUS. S. J. H. Mourn not that the flower has faded That bloomed in thy pathway awhile; Mourn not th it the bright life has vanished Whose love could thy sorrow beguile. Like, the dew from the heart of the rose Exhaled to its fount in the sky, ' Thus silent her spirit departed To its (Jod and giver on high. And Death thy loved flower hath garnered To bloom in the iand of the blest The star from thy firmament faded Now shines on Emanuel's breast. Ami tn ere it will glisten forever, And there in new beauty 'twill bioom, On the banks of life's shining river, Hard by the Eternal's white throne. And still will the lijjht of her virtues Illmnv thy dark pathway below, And her love though by death it be shaded Its fragrance around thee si ill throw. Then mother, and brothers so tender, While over her grave ye may weep, Hear the voice of .Jesin proclaiming, Weep not, the maid's only asleep. Newbern, Dee. 5, 1K.")P. i: sta k 1. 1 1 1 .i a;.-v r EMPORIUM OF TIIE TOWN. The subscriber has just returned from New York with a new and well selected assortment of Cloths, Cassimeres and Yestings, which he is prepared to make up in the very best styles and for a small amount of money. I. XV. IlL'ItTT, Ag't. Oct. 1 d:?ni EVEKV VARIUTV Ol" IIAUM ss, SAIM dies. Undies, Collars, Whips and Trunks all kinds of Leather, Calf Skin, Oil ; Condition Powders fnr niQp:wfi1 1 Faivco u,1 r- 1. a CareTl; State, sold wholesale or retHil at the West WY..rl- a i-rices. Harness and baddies repaired. JAMES WILSON. Ao 5 Market st., Wilmington, X C Oct 18 dfcwl y; Near the Whrf FIHIIKIC. FOAKIt V HOOKEIli IMPORTERS AND WHOLESALE GROCERS, (K.XCKPT LIOUORS) Flour, Produce, and General Commission Merchants NEWBERN, N C. ' G. T. FISIIFR. J. F. FOAIID. O. HOOKER. dec 1 diw tf. Office of the IV. C. ten in Trn importation Co., Baltimore. Nov. 17. 8T!. From and after the first dav of .Tamuirv :vV'i. ISIJO. thft Itnnta of" MiJa t,mnani, ..Vli "c run weekly be'ween Newbern. X. V, rin A.h.-mnr.. YV-Vl. U. WHITFORD, Agent at Newbern. nov 22 dwtf V."r'v' l" tuU5Ulu,;' ,lt ewnern. dee 3 d Jrwlm A. T. JERKINS. u" - ol,.: '"""euy nov 22 w JAS. W, CARMER. AIjIj OF 18.59. The snhse $tant receipt of additions to his stock of Drugs. Medicines. Paints. 'Oils. I)vp Articles, &x, would call attention to the same and solicits a continuance of patronage from former friends and cu-tomers. and does assure them and all persons in want of articles in his line that their in terest will be looked to in every particular and satis faction guarantied. JAS. W. CARSIER, nov 22 w Druggist. ' "O Trainable Land For Male. 600 Acres of Land T i on Adam's Creek, said by Government Survey -3r8 some years ago to be equal to any in the State APP to J. II. NELSO.V, i A gent for Mrs. S. P. STANLY and others. r nov 15 dJtwtf .vorit'E. Bank of Commerce at Newborn. The Books of Subscrintion to the Canital SstneW this Corporation will be continued, open hereafter under the direction of the Cashier at their Bnnkin" .House on Pollok street. J. A. filllON " Newbern, N. C, Nov 17 dlw-wtf Cashier.