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abbreviate the title to Phil in their personal
intercourse with him. He is no favorite with those who will not " give up a ' pint of doctrine nor a pint of rum, for as the bot tle-imp of Asmodeus unroofed the houses of Madrid, for the gratification of Le Sage's ser vant, so he uncovers the hearts of those whose bigotry or appetite or interest oppose the temperance reformation. Mr. White is by profession a lawyer, and. if I am correctly In formed, was at one period of his life Attor ney General of one of the Western territo ries. - The fraternity, I think, manifested fore cast worthy of their trust when they selected him to be their leader, for his abundant self- saerificing and faithful labors in this country and In the neighboring Provinces, have ac complished incalculable good to the cause in general, and won unfading laurels for him in particular, lie is the author of a work enti tled the " War of Four Thousand Years," and a portion of the tract entitled " Vindi oation of the Order." It is a pity that he did not give a more Christian name to the first, and a matter of regret that he wont into partnership with others in writing either. His admirers would like to see a book from bis own pen, and know that he wrote it. May lie have a long life and a happy one, and de termine, so long as he has a head to think, a cart to sympathize, a hand to perform, and . a tongue to expound, he will devote Lis noble talents, his generous impulses, his powerful influence, and bis commanding eloquence, to the accomplishment of the object so devoutly desired, via : the resuscitation of the world fretm the evils of strong drink. JYVw Englander, hope ; he had suddenly halted In his dan gerous course, forsook the company of those be had of late so highly prized, and shunned the bar room as the gate of hell ? We were anxious to learn what had produced this as tonishing change in him : tor this purpose we sought nun. Alter informing him what we had heard, we asked him the cause of his sudden determination. Ho replied : " I could have withstood any thing but wo man's friendship when the came to warn me, every vicious propensity vanished, and the virtuous impulse was the victor : 1 have been reclaimed solely thro' the influence of woman. How strikingly is the power and influence of the fairer part of creation over man, ex emplified in this one circumstance ! And what an inducement, too, is held out to them to exert tbeir influence in the reformation of those who are treading the road to ruin. Xf&m' Drpartmntt. FOSM OF APPLICATION JOB A TJnlon of the Daughters of Temperance - (Date) The undersigned, Ladies of , believ ing the Order of the Daughters of Temperance U be well calculated to extend the blessings of total abstinence, and promote the general wel fare of mankind, respectfully petition the Grand Union of the State of North Carolina, to grant mem aunaner to open a new union, lo be call d the Union, No. , Daughters o Temperance, of the Stale of North Carolina, to fee located in .and anderyoar jurisdiction. ffe pledge ourselves, individually and collec tively, to be governed by the rules and images of said Grand Union, and also by those of the National Union. Enclosed is the Chartee fee, $5. Books 81. It most also he Slated whether the applicant are members of the Order or not if they are, of what Union. To be directed to Mrs. L.UCI M. PETERSILIA. Grand Sister Scribe, Ral eigh, N. C. free of postage. lyitil nf Hit ligt. l iri a "aii - miiaf EPISCOPAL INFLUENCE. We begin in this number of our Paper, and shall continue in future numbers until it is fin ished, an " Address to the Young Men of the United States upon Temperance," by Bishop McHvaine, of the Protestant Episcopal Church. The distinguished Author, who is one of the oldest, most learned and pious Prelates of that influential denomination of Christians in the Union, takes the strong high ground of total abstinenct from all that can intoxicate, as being the only remedy for this great moral, physical, and mental scourge which is so direly afflicting our happy land ; and appeals, with a force and earnestness almost irresistible, to all good citi zens, and young men particularly, to engage in the crusade against this monster vice, by abju ring at once and forever the cup of enchant ment, which leads to desolation and death. After urging the necessity for total absti nence, and the duty of all, as men, as patriots, and as christians, to aid in every effort that is being made for the eradication of Intemperance from the land, the venerable man of God thus closes his excellent Address, the perusal of which, entire, as we shall lay it before our readers from time to time, we earnestly ask of all into whose hands it may fall In order to exert ourselves with the best ef fect in the promotion of the several objects in this great cause to which young men should FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15. y Subscribers receiving their papers marked with red ink or pencil, are thereby infor med of the expiration of their subscription year. We shall continue to send the paper to all our present subscribers, unless a discontinuance is ordered. Those not desiring it another year will return the paper : and those retaining it will please forward the subscription money im- raeuiawiy. W- Acting upon the suggestions of some Di visions in that section, the appointments for P. M. W. P. Philip S. White, between Goldsboro' and Wilmington have been slightly changed See list of Appointments. THE WOULD BE'S. What a contemptible set ofbeings this num erous class of bipeds are, and yet how large in their own self-importance they seem. They are to be found in almost every place, and in all the walks of life. And among the foremost is he who would pass himself off for some high official dignitary, or of great celebrity for tal ents. But being destitute of the reality, he mistakes a majestic swagger, head erect, and perpendicular body, for an index to hit great and important mind. He puts on an owl-like so lemnity, and a pomposity of air and manner, which says" Who but I myself I; look at me, ye mean and contemptible fellows one and all f Talk to him about engaging in good and humane enterprise, and he is surpris ed that you should suppose hi$ time so worthless as to waste upon such every day concerns, when great matters of State and deep philosophical research so imperatively demand it. The next one of this class you meet is moving at such a speed as though he expected to keep pace with the swift winged Telegragb, This worthy gentleman's highest ambition is to be taken for a .man so pressed with business as scarcely to have time to eat or sleep, when the truth is, he is a mere drone in society. Talk to him about alleviating the woes of oth ers, and he is in a perfect fidget to get away, and " like a shot out of a shovel" he's off to do MORE GOOD NEWS. V" Presuming that we could not give our readers any thing more acceptable than a full account of the success with which V. M. W. P. meets in his travels through the State, we continue to-day our report from Elizabeth City, where our last notice left bun, at Which place between 20 and 80 were added to tne -, OUR ORDER ABROAD. Martland. The annual session of the Grand Division of Maryland was held in Baltimore, commencing the 17th and clos ing on the 19th ult., Grand Worthy Patri arch Wilmer presiding, iue election ot ot ficers resulted in the choice of Wm. P. 8pw cer, No. 2, as G. W. P.; D. Anderson, of N A CONTRAST. From ITaU's kte work on Ireland is taken the following account of the change effected in one family, by the energetic and benevo lent Mathcw. It is an aiiecting picture. We entered, one day, a cottage in the suburbs of Cork a woman was knitting stockings at the door. It was aa neat and aa comfortable as any in the most prosper ous district of England. We tell her story in her own brief words as near as we ean re call them. " My husband is a wheel-wright and always earned hia guinea a week be was a good workman and neither a bad man nor a bad husband, but the love for the drink was so strong in him, that it was not often he brought home more than five shil lings out of his one pound on a baturdav night, and it broke my heart to see the poor children too ragged to send to school to nay nothing of the starved look they had out of the little I had to give them. Well, God be Braised, he took the pledge, and the next Saturday be laid twenty-one shillings upon the chair you sit upon. Oh did'nt I give thanks on bended knees that night, btill, 1 was fearful it would'nt last. I spent no tnore than the fivo shillings I was used to, saying to myself the money will be more wanted than it is now. Well the next week he brought me the same, and the next, and the next, until eight weeks were past and, glory be to God ! there was no change for the bad in my husband, and all the while he never asked me why there was nothing bet ter for him out of his hard earnings. So I felt there was no fear for him and the ninth week when he came home to mo, I had this table bought, and these six chairs one for himself, four for the children and one for myself acd I was dressed in a new gown, and the children all had new olotbes and shoes and new stockings, and on his own chair 1 put a bran new suit, and upon his plate I put the bill and resate for them all just the eight fifteen shillings they'd cost that I saved out of his wages not knowing what might happen, and that always before! went for drink, and ho cried, good lady and good gentlemen, he cried, like a baby but bwaa with thanks to God. Andnowwhere's the healthier man than my husband in the county of Cork, or happier wife than myself er decenter or better fed children than our four." It is most unlikely that such a family will again sink in poverty and wretchedness. REV. RTJFTJS T. HEFLIN. On Sabbath last, this gentleman who has occupied the station as Pastor of the Metho dist Episcopal Church in this City for the last two yean, took leave of his Congregation. The vast concourse of people, from the vari ous congregations, who were assembled to hear his last sermon, gave evidence of the strong bold he has secured upon the affections and regard of our citizens and the tear which dimmed the eyes and wet the cheeks of the members of his own Church, bore ample testi mony of the sorrow they felt at parting with one whom they so dearly loved. Mr. Heflin, though but a young man, and young in the unnsnan ministry, nas lew superiors as a faithful Pulpit laborer; while in his social in tercourse with the members of his flock, as well as with the world, he has few equals. He is industrious almost to a fault, liberal and affable entirely destitute of sectarian bigotry and persecution, and humble and exemplary in all his deportment. Long may he Jive to exert the happy faculty which he possesses in aa eminent degree, of silencing controversy and stilling the turbulent spirit of discord, and of convincing by his strong reasoning and win ing pnrsuasiveness, yet many sinners from the error of their way. Wherever his lot may be cast for the future, we doubt whether he can have more devoted friends and admirers than he has left behind him in Raleigh. apply themselves, let us associate ourselves into nothing. temperance .ycieites. newow me impor- Go to the fashionable hotel where hock and tance of associated exertions. We have often , . , ... , ,, - nnhnw fw mr,mnt. .-vllv WRak. burgundy run not and listen to the "Would have become mighty when united. Every ie s cnucism upon some new nun uu axiras work, whether for evil or benevolent purposes, or literature, and listen to their ridiculous at- has felt the life, and spur, and power ot cooper- ,empte to eir and erudition. &JS?:rraiiT! But the farce, incomparably the best of the of societies ; to the coming together of the tern- whole, is the little politician, who thinks himself penue, anu uie union oi uieir resolutions, ex- a peneut vouiuuii w viay iu wTtsruwcuwi amples, and exertions, under the articles of knowledge. Ah ! here is a precious bevy of r". wcwura. xuu. aim ut discussing of the.ir dinner is a been brought out, set upon a hill and made se- .. . . v . , en. Thu. the weak We Wn rfren.rthe.iied. mall business to the discussion of our National the wavering confirmed, the irresolute embold- affairs, a most important part of which duty ened. Thus pubhc attention has been awa- they patriotically take upon themselves. Oh kened, public feeling interested, and public sen- , m.l, theV do feel the ae.lf-imnuted share ument turned and brought to bear. 1 nus rf Urge a portion of tributed. aoaneies Imnloved. and a. thousand " government of twenty mulions of human . - J ' . -1 1 , 1 . t T'-. . instruments set in motion which no industry ot oeings pressing upon weir suowuenj. iruo individual unassociated action could have what alacrity do they decide on the most diffi reached. Let temperance societies be multi- cult problems in political science the most plied. Every new associations a new batte- eamlAK. d lealv doubtful meaanre. of n- ry against the stronghold ot the enemy, and r . . , gives a new impulse to the hearts of those who tional policy and legislation when their whole have already joined the conflict. Let us arise outfit for so arduous a work consists of a few ana be diuigent, and be united ; and may the hours of weekly reading m some party news- wuu u.vjr uu uur -or. edited bv some man emiallv conceited We rejoice to see that this most influential Ljth themselves. Their time is too precious to branch of the Church of God (the Episcopal) bestow one thought upon the real sufferings of are being enlisted on this great subject. No their fellows. body of Christians perhaps in the land, have H And to might we go on, almost world with in their power to do more towards arresting mt end To the real scholar the well-edu-this evil, than have they; and if we can but gentleman how disgusting these monk- nave weir co-operauon ana aia, we muy ne- ey-tricks and apeish actions. The true man of J I44lar- TTT j U lirmirhl raff Order. On Monday of last week he lector- a a a, as w. v. a.; t.ui-..6 ed again at Hertford, (Inding he eonld de No. 8, G. Scribe ; Jas. Young, atbo.l. so and then reach his next appointment in w. xreasurer j xwv. ... time) at the conclusion of which 8 more 108, G. Chap.; Wm. Efcd,rf 3 members were added to the new Division of v;on.; Aienry avoouus, i 26 formed there a few day. previons-also. , A committee was appointed to take into 21 Ladies gave their names for a Union of consiaerauon me propnevy F' ""6 the Daughters-end a handsome list was ob- means for the education of orphans ofuV tained for a Section of Cadets of Temper- ces sett Droiners. n.uuj.., Two more firms also abandoned the attention-Xne session was nu-g, sale of ardent spirit at that place. before heid-about zou wing m aoenuan At Edenton, where he again lectured after of whom 8t were imuawa uunug leaving Hertford, considerable aeees8ions were I swn. The greatest Darmony prevaueu. - made to the Order, and among them some of ing the entire sireing. r the first citizens of the place, besides an Ap- Georqia. The Grand Division met in plication being gotten up for a Section of Ca-1 Macon on the 23d nit. The licporU of the dets. G. W. P. and G. S., represented the Order We learn by a gentleman who was at New- in a healthy condition, and its situation- bern when Bro. White spoke there, that a couraging to the friends of Reform, Four very large concourse attended upon hia Leo- or five Divisions had surrendered their Char tares, and at one time, 13 signatures were ters during the year, but the places of most obtained for admission into the Order. iVe!0fthem had been filled up, and near fifty have received no farther advices from him. new Divisions had been established during the vear. OBJECTIONS TO THE ORDER. an,. f;nn f ,hft vnn.t revision, at its We have heard torn, persons object lo the , . rerraTA to tj.. came Order of the Sons of Temperance, that it might . . - . Tnresentat:vea be converted into a great political engine to car- . . 't:nofthe National Division. ry cut oe political porposea. Tta who were to reconsideration of know any thing of the working of the Order, . ; r -r,, , know how little .ach a thing i. to be feared. thatmatter- to leave the Pledge a. it Diversity of opinion on all other matters but In- ongmallj stood. I his qutsfcon was earned temperance, prevails to too great an extent, to with but little opposition. V. A.. AAWSon, render any such thing rossiBH. No interfin- of Savannah, was elected G. W. P.; E. G. Cabaniss, of Forsyth, G. W. A.; W, S. Williford, G. S.; E. C. Granniss, G. T.; I. B. Huff, G. C; Laub, of Rome, G. 8.: and Rev. T. B. Slade, of Columbus G. Chaplain. i Alabama. The following officers have snce with religious or political opinions is made, be tbey what they may they are not allowed a mention even in the Division room. Whig and Democrat Jew and Gentile Mabomedan and Christian can all strike hands on one eom- moo platform. Our Order only looks to the sublime pnrpose of ridding the world of Intemperance ; net by a I been elected for the ensuing year : religions crusade, or by civil punishments, bat I Rev. H. H. Brown, of Moorcsville, G. W. by a spontaneous movement of the people eve- P.j B. S. Bibb, of Montgomery, G. W. A.; lieve that the torrent of Intemperance will be wortll ways a heart to feel for turned back, and the ravages of the monster be fcUow-man, and a soul to sympathise with aimosi entirely unxnown iu me lano. orihnin his misfortunes and applications. But does this conviction arise from the opinion that alas how few they be, compared with those who they need so particularly the corrective of to tal abstinence principles, but because of their pronunent position in society, the immense in fluence they exert in matters of State and with the public at large, and the high moral power think they are some potatoes," when In truth they are but mere pumpkin-heads II 1 ... r THE GRAND SECTION rywbere. It seeks to enlist in the enterprise, not an arbitrary power, hot those noble senti ments and principles which God hat implanted in the human bosom. We want the Peofli the majority to govern, and not a few Rum- sellers and their pimps and hence an enlight ened public opinion is the engine which we wish to employ in this great reformation. We say to-day, from a deliberate conviction of is troth, AmandP. Pfister. of " ". G. S.; T. J. Russell, of DndleyviDe, G. T.; Rct.,N. G. Phillips, of Shiloh, G. Chap.; Oliver H. Oates, of Florence, G. Con.; F. A, Tank ersly, of Mobile, G. Sentinel.; " : ' ; , ' In compliance with a suggestion of the G. W. P. Creach, in his address, (which i a most able and beautiful production') Of Cadets of Temperance of North Carolina they possess of frowning into disrepute this met ; Greensboro' on the 29th ult Eleven pernicious custom, which is producing so much avil in the land. As another evidence of the increasing inter sections were represented by some 25 Dele gates The Report of the Grand Worthy Pat ron is quite interesting and shows the Order to en wmcn me x-piscopiu vnurcu is uegi irning 1 be in thriftv condition. There are now 39 to feel on this great subject, we record with options m the State. 17 of which have been much pleasure the following Resolution adop- ehlirtered ilUM &e Jul . there being a rea uj ww jTiroesuun x-piscopai ouovrauon oi -emherghin of 626. Virginia: n Uln nffloor. m rWi C tin IiesoUd. That this Convention, regarding L. . ti, p a w P- v "JC! "S" one M. Paul, G. A. P.: R. W. Shehon, G S, S. senting one ot the most formidable of all bar- " . lucviauauau, vr. jx. a., M. uuua;, v.. riers to the spread of the Gospel of our Lord T T. P. Bicaud, G. C; W. H. Lilly, G. &; and Saviour, feels itself called upon to express A. Myers, G. W. its decided approbation of the efforte that are It decided next session of th. nalrinii an n-w-w BSUttuMa nam In.4 in a the progress of this acknowledged evil, and to Gnuld. Sect,oa 06 held the town of Oxford, that if every man who claims to be a temperate committee, consisting of the D. G. Worthy man, and who would scorn the idea of his en-1 Patriarchs, was appointed to solicit volnnta- oonraging drunkness, would give os their favor contributions for the purpose of bufldine and join our Order, oar country, fifty years a Temperance Temple, to be located at the hence, would be clear of Intemperance. Only c;ty or town contributing most liberally in let public opinion come to our assistance, and the proportion to the population, the profits aria- days of drunkanness are numbered. I mg from the rents of the lower rooms to be appropriated to charitable and educational purposes. J. he Delegates to the National Division were instructed to ask for a repeal of the law making it necessary for the Subordinate Divisions to pay to the Grand Divisions, the fee for the privilege of proposing, electing and initiating a candidate on the same evening- A resolution, instructing Delegates to the National Division to vote for a repeal of the law. in reference to the pernetuitv of the Pledge, was laid on the table ; and a resolu- WHAT WOMAN CAN DO. Roader, we knew a fine and most promis ing young man who had commenced the drunkard's career. We marked his course with many a sigh ; saw him associate with those notorious for dissipated habits the last to quit the hotel at night. Although at a frequenter of unlicensed drunkeries, ner as yet a regular tippler, still he was mak ing fearful strides in the path which leads to the lowest degradation. VV e have seen him after a debauch, afflicted with all the mise ries attendant upon such a deviation from the path of virtue, and in the cool hour of reas-j on have warned him of the dangers which beset his course, and implored him as one whom wo loved with all the affection of a brother, to swear " eternal hostility" to the " intoxicating bowl." lis promised us he would ; but alas ! for the frailty of poor hu man nature. No sooner did he meet with his associates again than his vow was broken the tempter conquered his resolution, and he was now almost in the serpent's deadly folds. We despaired of his reformation ; but in a few weeks new hopes dawned upon Some of our political contemporaries have referred with well-merited censure to a "political temperance ticket" which it seems was run in New Jersey at the late election. With them we deprecate any thing like a con nection between temperance and party politics, and while we have the management of a Press, our voice shall ever be heard against so unholy an alliance. The foul, impure arena of political warfare u not the place to foster the pure prin ciples of our holy cause. The two are as an tagonistical as darkness and light, and no true friend of the cause will'ever desire to see them united. To do so, would be to inflict the most vital stab to-the progress of the Temperance re form. But, at the same time, temperance men have a duty to perform, to their country and to suffering humanity, and he is a traitor to the cause who will not fearlessly go forward in the discharge of that duty. If drunken candidates, or men who, upon the popularity of the bottle. expect to ride intooffiee by treating to whiskey, are thrust upon them, temperance men should refuse to vote for them that if such be elected, they can have the consolation of knowing " tbou cans't not say did it." If politicians will in sult temperance men by placing such candi dates before them, the latter should refuse to support them ; and if all would act in this wise, more care would be taken in the selection of candidates, and this grievance, at least, would be rectified. We hope never to see the day when party tickets shall be headed " Temper ance candidate for Governor" " Temperance candidate for Congress" &c, but we also hope never to see the time when Temperance men will so far merge their principles as to vote for drunken candidates, because they are of the same political faith, simply. Law givers, law makers, and all other officers should be rober, moral men, and wish to see sobriety and good morals obtain in the land. Give us these, and it is all we ask. pray that abundant success may crown the la bors of the Christian, the patriot and the phil anthropist, in their laudable associations for this important purpose.' INDUSTRIAL CONVENTION. We are glad to see that the proposition for Conventions of our Miners, Manufacturers and Mechanics, during the coming winter, meets vember, has a fine Portrait of Louis Philippe with favor, so far as we have been able to learn. I fate King of France, and is filled with enter- A large meeting of the Mechanics of Guilford taining and useful matter. It is one of the has been held ; and we learn that they are ta- best, as it is the cheapest periodical in the king the necessary steps to be fully represented country. rnxweigu. vre lecommenatue example Natiosai. JemPERASCB MAGAZINE.- aU the enterprising and working men ot the x-TCmlw,r i. on onr table. The e StatA. Tim nhinpt is. bv miitiijtl ennsilltarinn ... J t.li;cl.n,or.a ,n "ITm SitAr" Mil " hu in auu uuiuu acuuu, 10 uupru.e our ; sierra NeTad California.- It is edited to learn something by example and counsel ; and to benefit the State. The Editor of the Tunes proposes the 18th of December aa the best time for the meetings. The Legislature will then have been in session one month, and all their preliminary business . Tax Ashvti.t b Messexgeb comes to us this week greatly enlarged and filled with capital variety of matter. Wc are glad oui m a lew weeAB new uoues uawueu upuii learn irom us columns inai a has ? nanosome us, our fears were engulphed in that cheering j and increasing patronage. It deserves it all Granville county, on the 3rd Tuesday of April 1851, at 2 o'clock, P. M. The Daughters of Temperance visited the Grand Section during its session. Inns' uf tmpxnm. FURTHER APPOINTMENTS FOR P. M. W. P. PHILIP S. WHITE. 18th of November. Roxboro', Franklinton, Raleigh, Smithfield, Goldsboro', Clinton, Lisbon, Black River Chapel 28th 20th 21st & 22d 23d 25th 26th 27th do do do do do do do imu;gtlBndge L9S ? Wilmington 30th, day and night Other appointments will be made in'due time. LITERARY Holder's Dollar NOTICES. Magazine for No- by R. M. Foust and published by J. B. Wood & Co. 72 Dhosnut st Philadelphia, from a hasty glance at its contents we believe it equals its predecessors. Some friend has sent us a pamphlet copy of disposed of; so that the important measures for an Address, delivered by Samuel F. Philips, the improvement and prosperity of the State Esq. in Hillsboro,' on the 4th of July last. It will, by that time, be the objects of anxious de- is a brief, but concise history of the Country liberation and action. prior to the Revolution and during that inte- AVill not th Edition of the State lay this mat-1 resting and sanguinary conflict, and throws tor before their readers? nay, will they not much light upon the part which North Caro endeavor to come up themselves ? continues the Una enacted in those dark and troublous times. Times. There are many reasons why an Edi- It will be read with profit and interest by all torial convention would be important and prof-1 into whose hands it may fall. itable ; and the Editors ot .North Carolina are We indebted to the nublishers (Messrs. the very men to give the first impulse to all & fOT , pamphlet copy of a Ser- prudent steps for the improvement and ad- moo by Rev. R. T. Heflin, at the funeral of vanecment of the State. They are practical M An mita. the lamented danirhter men they are men ot talents ana reflection Caswell, of North Carolina Eevolu- they have intormauon upon almost every sun- tionar wu,,Qrv Mrs. White was more than . . i , i jeci, iar more extensive ana useiui in la cnar- acter, than perhaps any other class of our citi- Shall toe not, then have a Convention ? What say you, brethren ? For one, we second the motion. We believe BIBLE PRESENTATION. We learn from the Hillsboro' Recor der, that on Saturday the 26th ult. the la dies in the neighborhood of Bethany Church, three miles east of Hillsborough, presented a very handsome and substan- al copy of tbe itible to Union Branch Division of the Sons of Temperance. The Bible was presented in tbe name of tbe ladies by the Kev. Robert Uurwell and be accompanied the presentation with an address suited to tbe occasion and worthy of a christian minister. Thomas Webb, esq. received it in behalf j ol the Division in a very appropriate and sensible address. Several visiting brethren were then called on for speech es, and engaged the attention of the au dience lor a snort time, lne ceremony was an interesting one, and we trust that good impressions were made upon the minds of all present, and that they will be lasting in their effects. Union Branch Division bas nearly doubled the number of its members since it was chartered, and we hope, since tbe ladies nave shown it such special favor. mat it is destined still more to nourish. no portion of our fellow-citizens are better cal culated to represent to our Legislature the true state of affairs in North Carolina, than its Ed itors. Besides there are many matters of inter est to the Craft, which would make such a meeting agreeable and profitable not the least of which is an effort to procure of Congress the abolition of Newspaper postage. 50 years a citizen of Raleigh, and died in this City on the 20th of Febuary last, at the ad vanced age of upwards of 83 years. The Ser mon is upon the Christian's deliverance from bondage by death. A Solemn thought. " No man liveth to himself. This is impossible. His light must radiate, his example must tejl, his con versation must be felt ; no man, whatever his situation, or his apparent insignificance can " live to himself." He must do good or barm ; prove either a blessing or a curse, Divisions, to vote for or against such instruc tions, adopted. A Male Flirt. A monster in cassi- mere ; a wretch in short, who trifles with the best affections of a young girl,' and then flings her aside as be would a dead pink or any other faded flower that be had taken the bloom off. Mrs. Smilheia says such a man ought to be sqeezed to death with mountains without tbe bene- fit of 'hollerin.' A lady who had been just three day married, perceiving her husband enter. stole aecretly behind him and gave bin a kiss. The husband was angry and said she offended against decency ! "Pardon me," exclaimed tbe lady, , " i did not know it was you." SIR WALTER RALEIGH. This illustrious navigator (after whom our City was named,) and historian t beheaded in tbe old Palace Yard at Westminister, on the 29th of October, 1618, 232 years ago. His execution was an instance of cruelty aud injustice hardly paralleled in tbe JLnglish annals, Sir Walter introduced the potato, which Hawkins had conveyed from America to England, into Ireland, and was the nrst who brought tobacco into vogue. The Land of Burns. Acorrespon dent ot the New Xork Independent, wri ting from Scotland, makes pleasent men tion of the steady and hopeful progress oi temperance in that country. I he re lormation, though commencing among the class that bad suffered most by temperance, is now enlisting the respect, sympathy and support of the higher and, influential classes. Texas. There is a large majority in favor of excepting tbe terms of the ORIGIN OF ODD FELLOWS. On the night of the 2oth of Decem ber, 1806, while a winter storm was drif- - ting over this island city, in an uooer chamber of a house yet standing in Ful ton street, live men assembled to organ ize tne nrst Lodge ot tbe Independent Order of Odd Fellows, ever founded on tbis continent. ' To the Genius of humanity, who pre - sided over that bumble scene and fore saw its consequences, it must have see med small, as to its first discoverer did the parent rill which gushes from the Rocky Mountains, and flows on in its far pilgrimage till it swells into tbe solemn Mississippi. They called the institution tbey foun ded, Shakspeare Lodge, and, like the name they gave it, it has pervaded the wonc. its character now lies sine dj side with the play of Hamlet, in tbe li brary of Sunny Side on the Hudson, and in tbe frail tent of the gold-digger on the golden banks of the Rio Sacra mento. The names given to the first four Lodges in New York, indicate the spirit of their founders. Shakespeare's name represented Literature and Humanity ; Franklin was the second, and it repre sented Philosophy and Labor ; Wash- -ington, was the third, and it represented Heroism and Love of Country ; Colum bia was the fourth, and represented tbe broad continent where Odd-Fellowship (was to achieve its greatest triumphs. Uddt'ellov't Offering. ' Boundary act of Congress.