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VOLUME II. RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA, NOVEMBER 15, 1850. SUMBER 12. THE SPIRIT OF THE AGE II PUBLISHES KVEBY FRIDAY, BY ALEXANDER M. GORMAN, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. IT 3 & EC St To tingle Subscribers, $1 50 per annum. To Club of five, and upward, 91 each ; Payable in all totes in advance. Advertisements inserted at the usual rates. All Letters to the Editor most be post paid. ADDRESS to the Young Men of the Uni ted States, on Temperance, BT RT. REV. C. P. M ILVAINI, D. P., Bishop of tne Protestant Episcopal Church. ' la addressing the Young Men of the United States in regard to the great en terprise of promoting the Universal pre valence of Temperance, we are not ware that any time need be occupied in apology. Our motives cannot be mis taken. The magnitude of the cause, and the importance of that co-operation in its behalf which this address is designed to promote, will vindicate the propriety of its respectful call upon the attention of those by whom it shall ever be received. It i presumed that every reader is al ready aware ot the extensive ana ener getic movements at present advancing in our country in behalf of Temperance. That an unprecedented interest in this work has been recently excited, and1 is till rapidly strengthening in thousands of districts; that talent, wisdom, expe rience, learning and influence are now enlisted in its service, with a measure of zeal and harmony far supassing what was ever witnessed before in such a cause ; that great things have already been ac complished ; that ranch greater are near at hand ; and that the whole victory will be eventually non, ii the temperate portion of society are not wanting to their solemn duty, must have been seen already by those living along the main channels of public thought and feeling. Elevated, as we now are, upon a high tide of general interest and zeal a tide which may either go on increasing Us flood till it has washed clean the very mountain tops, and drowned intempe rance id its last den; or else subside, and leave the land infected with a plague, the more malignant and incurable from the dead remains of a partial inundation it has become a question of universal application, which those Who are now at the outset or their influence in socie ty should especially consider : " What can see do, and what ought we to do in this cause i t or the settlement ot this question we invite you to a brief view of the whole ground on which tempe rance measures are now pioceeding. It cannot be denied that our country is most horribly scourged by intemper ance. In the strong language of Scrip ture, it groanethandtravaileth in pain, to be delivered from the bondage of this cor ruption. Our' country is free; with a great price obtained ice this freedom. We feet as if all the force of Europe could not get it from our embrace. Our shores would shake into the depth or the sea the invader who should presume to seek it. One solitary citizen led away into Captivity, scourged, chained by a for eign enemy, would rouse the oldest nerve in the land to indignant complaint, and league the whole nation iu loud de wand for redress. And yet it cannot be denied that our country is enslaved. Yes, we are groaning under a most des olating bondage. The land is trodden 4owa tinder its polluting foot. Our fam ilies are continually dishonored, ravaged, and bereaved ; thousonds annually slain, and hundreds of thousands carried away into a loathsome slavery, to be ground t,o powder under its burdens, or broken up on the wheel of its tortures. What are the statistics of this traffic ? Ask the records of madhouses, and they will answer, that one-third of all their wretched inmates were sent there by In temperance. Ask the keepers of our prisons, and they will testify that, with scarcely an c&ciuion, ineir Dornuie pop- ulation is ffom the schools of Intemper ance. Ask the history of the 200,000 I wipers now burdening the hands of pub ic charity, and you will find that two thirds of them have been the victims, . directly or indirectly, of Intemperance. Inquire at the gates of death, and you will learn that no less than 30,000 souls are annually passed for the judgment bar of God, driven there by Intemperance. How many slaves are at present among us ? We ask not oi slaves to man, but to Intemperance, in comparison with whose bondage the yoke of the tyrant is freedom. 1 bey are estimated at 43U.UUU And what does the nation pay for the , honor and happiness of this whole sys tem of ruin i Five times as much, every near, mi for the animal support of its whole tMtem of government. These are truths; so often published, so widely sanctioned, to generally received, and so little doubt ed, that we deed not detail the parties lata by which they are made out. What, then, is the whole amount of guilt and of woe which they exhibit? Ask Him ' unto whom all hearts are open, all de sires known, and from whom no secrets are hid." Ask Eternity 1 The biographer of Napoleon, speaking of the loss sustained by England on the held ot v aterloo, says, " .Fifteen thou sand men killed and wounded, threw half Britain into mourning. It required all the glory and all the solid advantages of that dav to reoncile the mind to the high price at which it was purchased." But what mourning would fill all Britain, if every year should behold another Waterloo? But what does every year repeat in our peaceful land? Ouis is a carnage not only exhibited only once in a single field, but going on continually, in every town and hamlet. Every eye, sees its own woes, every ear catches its groans. The wounded are too numer ous to count. Who is not wounded by the intemperanee of this nation ? But Here, then, are three important points which we may safely assume as entire ly unquestionable : that our country is horrribly scourged by intemperance; that the time has come when a great ejjort is de manded for the expulsion of this evil; and that no effort can be effectual without being universal. Hence is deduced, undenia bly, the conclusion that it is the duty, temperance ? Evidently it is the only, but is it the effectual remedy? Most certainly, if all temperate persons would disuse ardent spirits, they could not cease to be temperate. Many a drunk ard, under the powerful check of their omnipresent reproot, would be sobered. " In the first place," began the old I PHILIP S. WHITE, lady, " the feller that's tew be took in, BT " CMTOS." has got tew go with a passel of fellers in j Every body said, " Let us go to the great a dark room, and when they get him meeting at Tremont Temple, this evening,' uicic, uict w nun up in a uig iron ana hear rhilm S White, the distimruisbea chest, with a hole in one eend for him tew breathe through. And there he's His companions would totter, one after kept three hours, then he's snaked eout another, to their graves. A few years and the solemn duty of the people, in would see them buried, and the land re- every part of this country, to rise up at once, and act vigorously and unitedly in the futherance of whatever measures are best calculated to promote reforma tion. Here the question occurs, What can be done ? How can this woe be arrested'! The answer is plain. Nothing can be done, but in one of the three following ways. You must either suffer people to drink immoderately ; or you must endeav of the dead'we count, year by year, more er to promote moderation in drinking; or than double the number that filled half! you must try to persuade them to drink Britain with mourning. Ah, could we none at all. One of these plans must be behold the many thousands whom our adopted. Which shall we choose ? The destroyer annually deliveis over unto death, collected together upon one held of slaughter, for one funeral, and one deep and wide burial-place ; could we behold a full assemblage of all the pa rents, widows, children, friends, whose hearts have been torn by their death, surrounding that awful grave, and load ing the winds with tales ot woe, the whole land would cry out at the spectacle. It would require something more than "all the glory, and " all the solid advantages of Intemperance, " to reconcile the mind first is condemned already. W hat sav we to the second, the moder ate use of intoxicating drinks ? It has unquestionably the sanction of high and ancient ancestry. It is precisely the plan on which intemperance has been wrestled with ever since it was first dis covered that " wine is a mocker" and that " strong drink is raging." But hence comes its condemnation. Its long use is its death-witness. Were it new, we might hope something from its i adoption. But it is old enough to have to the high price at which they were pur- been tried to the uttermost. The wis- chased. aom, me energy, me benevolence ol cen- But enough is known of the intempe- turies have made the best of it. The at rance of this country to render it unde- tempt to keep down intemperance by eu- mable by the most ignorant inhabitant, deavonng to persuade people to indulge that a horrible scourge is indeed upon us. only moderately in strong drink, has been Another assertion is equally unques- the world's favorite for ages ; while eve tionable. The lime has come when a great ry age has wondered that the vice in effort must be made to exterminate this un- creased so rapidly. equalled destroyer. It was high time this At last we have been awakened to a was done when the first drunkard enter- fair estimate of the success of the plan. ed eternity to receive the awaid of Him And what is it? So far from its having who has declared that no drunkard shall shown the least tendency to exterminate enter the kingdom of God. The de- the evil, it is the mother of all its abom mand for this effort has been growing in iiiations. All who have attained the the peremptory tone of its call, as the stature of full-grown intemperance, were ' overflowing scourge" has passed with once children in this nursery, sucking at constantly extending sweep through the the breasts of this parent. All then "men land. But a strange apathy has pre- of strength to mingle strong drink," who vailed among us. As if the whole na- are now full graduates in the vice, and tion' had been drinking the cup of delu- " masters in the arts" of drunkenness, sion, we saw the enemv coming in like a oegan ineir education and served meir flood, and we lifted up scarcely a straw apprenticeship under the discipline of . i i r . i .r All iL.il I against mm. as ii tne magicians oi muueiaic uniming. mi inaiuivciciiu Egypt had prevailed over us bv their en- ed to lie down in the streets, and carry chantments, we beheld our waters of re- terror into their families, and whom in- freshment turned into blood, and a de- temperance has conducted to the peni straying sword passing through till 'there tentiary and the madhouse, may look was a great cry in the land, for there back to this as the beginning of their was scarcely 'a house where there was I course the author of their destiny. No not one dead ,' and still our hearts were man ever set out to use strong drink with hardened, and we would not let go the the expectation of becoming eventually a great tin tor which these plagues were drunkard, jso man ever became a drunk- brought upon us. It seems as if some ard without having at first assured him foul demon had taken his seat upon th" self that he could keep a safe lein upon breast of the nation, and was holding us every disposition that might endanger his down with the dead weight of a horrid strict sobriety. " lam in no danger while nightmare, while he laughed at our ca- onlytake a little," is the first principle in lamity and mocked at our tear when me aocinne oi intemperance, itisnign our fear came as desolation, and our de-1 time it were discarded. It has deluged i struction as a whirlwind. the land with vice, and sunk the popula- Shall this state continue ? Is not the tion into debasement. The same results desolation advancing ? Have not facili- will ensue again, just in proportion as the ties of intemperance, temptations to In temperance, examples to sanction intem perance, been last increasing ever since linquished to the temperate. Then what would be the security against a new in road of the exterminated vice ? Why, public opinion would stand guard at eve ry avenue by which it could come in. Consider the operation of this influ- j ence. Why is it now so easy to entice a young man into the haunts of drunken ness: Because public opinion tavors the use of the very means of his ruin. He may drink habitually, and fasten upon himself the appetite of drink, till he be comes enchained and feels himself a slave; but if he has never fallen into manifest intoxication, he has forfeited no character in public opinion. All this is a direct result of the fact, that those con sidered as temperate people set the ex ample, and patronize the snare of mo derate drinking. But suppose them to take the ground proposed, and bear down of that and rubbed all over with soft soap, and put down a big holler pipe till he. hollers like a loon. Then he's taken eout and tied up in a sack, and a passel of them heathenish fellers carry hirn in to the room where they hold their meet in's. Then the lights is all put eout. and when the room's as dark as Egypt, champion of the temperance reform. At the appointed hour, that magnificent forum was hired with the wealth, beauty, talent tad moral worth of Boston. As the music subsided, a tall, portly man, on the mellow side of fifty, arose to address the audience. " Is that the man who stood at the head of the Order of the Sons of Tem perance ( is the general inquiry. It is none other," is the significant response. The" observed of all observers on this occasion he's taken eout of the sack and put in a j a a person of good mould, is somewhat bald, coffin. Then the lid's screwd down, j but makes up that deficiency by a luxurious ttnu uc 9 mggcu ruuuu me ruuru uigu doui nan an nour. " How does he breathe mother?" " You needn't make so ktrange 'bout them holes bored in the top on't ; 'bout half an hour, as I was savin.' and men me coltin is sot up on eend, and a growth of whiskers, which become his face as feathers do an eagle. He has a large, aquiline, Bardolphian nose, dark eyes, and a wide mouth, indicative of eloquence and good nature. He commences in a conversational pitch of voice. Hut face is dull and passion less as marble. He has spoken ten minutes dead march is sung, and he s axed in an without saying anything, and the sanguine awtul solemn voice, that sounds jest lor , expectations of the people are sadly ditan- tew proceed. Ef he savs he is, then the lid is onscrew'd, and he finds him self standin' with six sharp pinted swords with the whole force of their example held close tew his breast and neck, by and influence on the side ofentiie ab- fellers dressed like evil spirits. Oh! stinence, would they not create an im-1 massy onus! it's enough to make a mense force of public opinion against the least use of ardent spirits? How then could a temperate man ever become a drunkard ? He has not yet contracted the desire for ardent spirits ; and how will he contract it? Will he risk his character; fly in the face of public feeling and opinion ; despise all the warn ings in the history of intemperance, to get at the use, and put himself under the torture of that for which, as yet, he has no disposition ? Only post a wakeful public sentiment at the little opening of moderate dunking, and the whole bigh wav to the drunkard's ruin will be closed up. All its present travellers will soon pass away, while ncne will be entering to keep up the character ol the road. Most assuredly, then, the reformation of the land is in the power of public opinion. It is equally certain, that pub lic opinion will accomplish nothing but by setting its influence directly in oppo sition to any indulgence in strong drink. And it is just as plain, that in order to accomplish this, the temperate part of the population must create a power of example by setting out upon the firm and open ground of total abstinence. In pro portion, then, as the temperate through out the country shall come up to this ground, will the redemption of our en slaved republic be accomplished. (to be concluded.) moderate use of ardent spirits continues to be encouraged. . Let the multitude contiuue to drink a little, and still our this plague began? Without some ef- hundreds of thousands will annually drink fectual effort, is it not certain thev will to death ... - continue to increase, till intemperate men and their abettors will form the pub lic opinion and consequently the public conscience and the public law of this land till intempeiance shall become, like leviathan of old, 'king over all the children of pride,' whose breath kindleth coals, and a 'name goeth out of bis mouth? Then what will effort of man avail? ' Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook.' His heart is as turn as a stone ; yea, as bard as a piece of the nether millstone. He drirrketh up a riv er, and hasteth not. When he raiseth up himse!f, the mighty are afraid.' It is too late to put off any longer the effort for deliverance. It is granted by the common sense, and urged by the common interest ; every feeling of hu manity aud every consideration of relig ion enforces the belief that the time has come when a great onset is imperiously demanded to drive out intemperance irom me land. This, to be great, must be universal. The whole country is enslaved ; and the whole country must rise up at once, like an armed man, and determine to be free. Of what lasting avail would it be for one section of territory, here and there, to clear itself, while the surrounding re- ij . . .. giuns snouia remain under the curse f The temperance reformation has no auar antme to fence out the infected. Geo graphical boundaries are no barriers against contagion. Rivers and moun tains are easily crossed by corrupting ex ample. Ardent spirits, like all other fluids, perpetually seek their level. In vain does the larmer eradicate from his fields the last vestige of the noisome thistle, while the neighboring grounds are given up to its dominion, and every wino scatters me seen wnere it Usteth The effort against intemperance, to , be effective, must be universal. It is settled, therefore, that to encour age moderate drinking is not the plan on which the temperance relormation can be j successfully prosecuted. The faithful experiment of generation after genera tion, decides that it must be abandoned. A cloud of witnesses, illustrating its con sequences in all the tender mercies of a drunkard's poi tion, demand that it should be abandoned. Its full time is come. Long enough have we refused to open our eyes to the evident deceitfulness of its pretentions. At last the country is awaking, and begins to realize the emp tiness ot mis dream. let it go as a dream, and only be'remembered that we may wonder how it deceived, and lament how it injured us. But, if this be discarded, what plan of eformation remains ? If nothing is to be expected from endeavoring to promote a moderate use of ardent spirits, and still less from an immoderate use, what can be done ? There is but one possible ans wer. Persuade people to vse none at all. Total abstinence is the only plan on which reformation can be hoped for. We are shut up to this We have tried the con sequences of encouraging people to ven ture but moderately into the atmosphere of infection ; and we are now convinced that it was the very plan to feed its strength and extend its ravages. We are forced to the conclusion, that, to arrest the pestilence, we must starve it. All the healthy must abstain from its neigh borhood. All those who are now tem perate must give up the use of the means of intemperance. The deliverance of this land Irom its present degradation. and from the increasing woes attendant on this vice, depends altogether upon the extent to which the principle ot absti nence shall be adopted by our citizens. But suppose this principle universally adopted, would it clear the country of in- From the Philadelphia Dollar Weekly. THE " GREAT MYSTERIES" FOUND OUT. BT S. . SITES. "I've jest found it all eout' bout yeu Sons of Temperance," exclaimed old Mrs. Credulous, in an ecstacy of ill-con cealed dught. "You Sonnies cant cheat me, I'm leelle tew cunnin for yeu. No use for yeu to tell me ' bout yeur Love for yeur Brethien and all that sort of stuff, and put on veur mysterious airs and keep yeur tongues under lock and all that. I've found it all eout. I know the hull on't from beginnin' to eend," And she looked very knowing ly as she tossed her head proudly. Her eyes sparkled like coals of fire. The old lady had just returned from a tea-party given by Mrs. Jones; where a young man, not a member ot the Uroer, but who affected to be one, and well acquain ted with all the " mysteries of the Or der," and everything appertaining to it, had quietly fallen in with the whim sical objections the dear old creature had wisely made against the Sons of Temperance, and to fix them in her o pinions and superstitious conjectures, bad amused himself by favoring them with a pretended developement of the secrets of the Order, aud a full descrip tion ot the ceremonies ol initiation. Her son-in-law to whom she made the triumphant exclamation above quoted, was a member of the Order, who had long ago ceased trom what he saw was a vain attempt to eradicate the good old lady's objections, and now suffered her to enjoy her opinions to her hearts con tent. But on this occasion her trium phant and emphatic manner excited his curiosity, and be quietly asked her to explain herself. Oh ! Johnny, said she, " yeu wouldn't ax me to splain myself efyeu know d what I could tell you, el 1 was mind tew. But I won t gratify you so much, that I won't." " Well !" said Johnny as he took up his hat, and stepped towards the door. "Yeu remember that no persuasion was powerful enough tew induce Jack to eat his supper on a particular occa sion don t you r "What do you mean V cried Johnny. This raised the ire of the old lady, and she declared she would tell it now just out of spite." She was dying all the while to make her revelation but hoped Johnny would coax her to unfold the tale. body's blood run cold tew think on't. And he s told ef he ever tells a word 'bout the secrets of the Older, he'll be made away with just as sartan as death." " JJo you believe they would murder him if he should tell, mother?" ' To beshure I do, I know they would.' 1 How did Tom Smith escape to tell you this ?' Poor creeter!' exclaimed the good old lady, 'I'm the fust one be ever told, and I 'spect every minit to hear that he's missin.' But don't interrupt me so yeu put me eout Wall, he promises faithfully I'm blest if I don't b'lieve be dassent for his life do any other way than promise that he 11 never tell no livin creeter. Then he's told ef he does bis tongue'll be chopp'd off and his mouth sew d up, his eyes put eout, and hi bands tied behind him, and in that dis tressed condition he'll be put in a coffin and buried alive in less than no time, Wall, the miserable creeter is then let eout of the colfin and walk'd about the room on his bands and knees, and ordered to thank them heathenish fellers for pinchir.,' kicken' and punchin him pullin his hair, ringin his nose, and treaden' on his corns. You needn't laff. It's all true as the Gospel an' yeu know it. It s shamelul to treat human na tur that way, and not be laffed at nutti er ' Then he's ordered tew set on a plank covered all over with burgundy pitch, and made tew smoke opium and sneezin snuff till he's nigh about half dead, and then they give bim the grip and' ' Why, mother they have no grip.' 1 No use for yeu tew try tew deceive me, 1 know the bull oa t trom top to bot tom. ' Well, then what is the grip, mother Whv, one on 'em grabs him by th neck, and he grabs 'tother, and then they give each other an allchokin' sqeeze. I hen they whisper the secret word his left ear.' 4 What's 'he word, mother ?' ' isellymashazzer, to be sbure ; yeu know as well as I do leu needn I la agin. 'T won't do. Then they give hi the sign that great secret sign you make so much fuss about. ' How's that made ?' cried Johnny, half convulsed with laughter, at the form of initiation, 'This way promptly replied the old lady. ' By shuttin your left eye, and, takin' the eend of your nose, in your right hand. 1 Wall, then he's marched up and down the room dressed in a red gown and lookin' for all the world like a witch, and after he s taken an oath, orful enuff! to makes one's hair stand on an eend every which way, he's told tew take a seat among the rest of 'em and wel comed as a Son Temperance. ' There, you seel know the hull on't! and I'll tell everybody. I won't dew nolhin' else ; for I think as I allers said it is a heathenish, barbaiyous mummery, that makes heathens and inferdels of Christians, and shud orter be put deown tew smash. How dy'e feel neow John ny, yeu begin to find that the old wo man's 'bout right, don't yer?' trium phantly exclaimed the good old lady,' as she took an enormous pinch of snuff, drew her spectacles over her eyes, and turned towards ber son-in-law. Johnny was in a convulsion of laugh ter, but contrived to gasp his conviction that the order was all blown to pieces. Mrs. Credulous believes to this day, that all this mad wag Smith told her is true to a letter. Nor is she alone in her strange belief. There are thousands like Mrs. Credulous, everywhere, whose prejudices are nursed and kept alive with nameless surmises, terrible suspic ions, and outlandish stones relative to the character and ' secrets' of the Order, not a whit less ridiculous, and as far re moved trom the truth as the veracious tion, " Well," said Johnny, ' I'm all atten- j jjp developement made by this good old U- pointcd. Tbey bow their beads like tulrusL es, and some would leave the meeting but that they hope for better things. Ho is not quite so prosy now as he was fifteen minutes ago. Has voice is deeper and clearer, bis utterance more rapid and distinct. His face shines as though it baa besn freshly oiled. There is a resurrection now among the bow ed beads, lie has just made a thrilling ap peal, which moved the audience like a shock from an electric-battery. Now he relates a tale of pity which is drawing tears from eyes " unused to weep." Now he surprises nia attentive hearers with an unanticipated stroke humor which makes them lauzh until they shake the tear-drops from their eheeks. All are glad they came, now, for the orator is in his happiest mood. Hut blood is up, ana his tongue as free as the pen of a ready wri ter. He throws light on the tbo question by the corruscation of his attic wit. He drives home a truth by solid argument, and clinch es it by a quotation from Scripture He convulses the auditory by using a ludicrous comparison. He convinces them by present ing sober-faced statistics. He entertains them by relating an appropriate anecdote. He fires their indignation against the traffic while the rum-dealers present shake m their shoes. He warns the drinkers with a voice which arouse them like a clap of thunder through a speaking-trumpet. In a word, bis sparkling satire, keen wit, eloquent declamation, happy comparisons, classical allusions, rib-cracking fun, and heart-melting pathos, render him one of the most efficient public speakers in Amer ica. Mr. White can labor a syllogism, or tell a story, with the same ease that Talleyrand could turn a coffee-mill or a kingdom. His inimitable histrionic powers enable him to tell story admirably, tie has almost omnipo tent power in swaying the minds and hearts of his hearers when he is fairly engaged and has a sea of crystal faces before him He peaks without notes, and is so careless, withal, that he preserves no minutes of bis speeches ; consequently, when he responds to a second invitation to visit a place he is apt to repeat the same stones, although he has an inexhaustible supply of unused material al ways on hand. He has studied human nv ture so thoroughly he knows how to reach the hearts of the masses. If the people will but listen to his lectures, they will open their mouths so earnestly he could almost reach their hearts by the way of the esophagus. He is personally known on the Green Moun tains of Vermont, on the granite hills of New Hampshire, in the pleasant valley of the Con necticut, and on the banks of the Mississippi. He has hosts of friends at the sunny South, at the stormy North, and the far-off West. i ears ago he made tbe tour of turope. At that time he was fond of luxurious living and unweaned from tbe wine-cup. He was a good judge of " Otard" and " Madeira," and can speak from personal experience on matters pertaining to fashionable drinking usages. Mr. White is a good specimen of a Ken tucky gentleman gallant, generous and ur bane. Indeed, he can accommodate himself to any company, and would be a welcome guest at the table of a duke, or feel perfectly at home in the cottage of a peasant. He must have been a studious man in bis day, but he has bravely overcome the habit now. He would rather hold a man by tbe button-bole all day, entertaining him by telling stories, than to read a page or write a stick-full of matter for a newspaper. When he has a re port to make, he will throw the burden, if he can possibly do so, on shoulders not so ablo to bear it as his own. He will put off the unwelcome task to the last hour, then dash off an impromptu report, am) beauty will break out of statistics and facts, like flowers on the rod of Aaron. When he has leisure between his lectures, he visits, I am told. Subordinate Divisions of his favorite Order, as well as Sections of the juvenile Cadets, to tire the zeal, strengthen the faith, and en courage the hepes of the " Sons" and their sons. fr. White is good company, a good story teller, and a terror to all hypochondriacism and dyspepsia. Blessed are they who hear bis voice and see his face, for they shall laagH and grow fat. I am no stickler for empty dignity. but remain under the impression that Wr. Whito is not so dignihed at the Dre-eiQo, as he is in the forum. There are vulgarper sons who call him the Hon Philip S. White when they speak of his pubEc effort-, and yet