Newspaper Page Text
From Dr. Withertpoori's HWj.
GOLDEN ADVICE TO THE YOUNG. But I have it in further view to recommend to you all, without exception, a life of diligence ami application. Avoid sloth asa dangerous enemy. Fear it, hate i', nira despise it. It is a common saying thai men do not know their own weakness; but it is as true, and a truth . . ? i i. more unportant, tnai incy u<? iuh i\uu?? their own strength. I desire that you will receive the following in forma lit^from me, which I dare say every person of judgment and experience will confirm, thai multitudes of moderate capacity have been use^l in their generation, respected by the public^and successful in life, while those of superior talents from nature, by mere slothfulness and idle habits, or selfindulgence have lived useless, and died contemptible: There is also a disposition in young people, which you know I have often set myself to oppose, to think thai loose irregular follies, and sometimes even vicious liberties, are a sign of spirit and capacity. Ttfce very contrary is the truth. It r^prcs*no genius at all to dc mischief. Persons of the greatest ability. have generally been lovers of order.? Neither is there any instance to be found of a man's arriving^, great reputation oi usefulness, be his capacity what it mighi without industry ami application. Suffer me here, in a particular manner, to recommend to you a firmness of mind and steady persevcrence, as of the utmost moment to your progress and success.? Whatever man's talents from nature may be, if he apply himself to whatever is not altogether unsuitable to them, and holds on Vvi'h steadiness and uniformity; he will be useful and happy; but if he be loose and volatile, impatient of the slowness of things in their usual course, and shifting from project to project, he will probably be neither the one nor the other. I am somewhat at a loss to say as to character and reputation; yet it is so im portant a point that it must not be omitted. True religion should lurnish you with a nobler and higher principle, to govern your conduct, than the desire of applause from man. Yet, insubordination to what ought to be the great purpose of life, the approbation of the supreme Judge, there is a just and laudable ambition to do what is praiseworthy among men. This ought not to be extinguished in tire minds of youth; being a powerful spur and incitement to virtuous or illustrious actions.? A truly good man will seek no praise but by honest means, and will be superior even to disgrace itself, if brought upon him by adheiencc to his duty. Yet he will also be tender, and careful, not to / give just cause to any to impeach his conduct. If I might be permitted to "direct your views upon this subject, I would say, consider that your character is already beginning to form. Every step you take further in life, will both ascertain and spread it. You ought also to be informed that notwithstanding all the itaekneyed of the partiality and sensoriousness of the world, a man's real character, in point of ability, is never mistaken, and but seldom in point of morals. That there are many malicious and censorious persons, I agree; but lies are not baft so durable as truth. There is an impartiality in a diffusive public, which will show itself where means of information are afforded to it. Therefore, reverence the judgment of mankind without idolizing it.? Be as cautious as possible to do nothing that deserves censure, and as little concerned as possible what reproaches may fall upon you undeserved. It is not a contradiction, but perfectly consistent to say a man should be tender, and even jealous of his character, and yet not greedy of praise. There is an amiableness and dignity in the first, but a meanness and littleness in the last. Another advice, near akin to the last, is, do as much as you can to deserve praise, and yet avoid as much as possible the hearinp of it. This is but nnnthrr view of the same subicct, and that it mav J * be ihe more useful, and my attention in it the more manifest, I will extend it to both praise and dispraise. When you come into public life, and become the objects of general uttention, not only guard against fishing for applause, and being inquisitive after what people think or say of you, but avoid knowing it as much as you decently can. My reason for this is, that whether you will or not, you will hear as much of the slanders of your enemies as you will bear with patience, ami as much cf ihe flattery of your friends, and interested persons, as you will bear with hunillity.^Vlierefore, prepare your- I self for both but seek for neither. Sever- " al eminent authors, as you doubtless know, have given it as an advice to young j clergymen, and other public speakers, to j i get a friend who ia a good judge, and en-j 'treat him to make remarks upon their j composition, carriage, delivery, &c. j with fidelity. I have nothing to say against J the gtoodness of the advice in itself, but ( at the same time, 1 have no great convic- < i tion of the necessity or even the utility of j . |it. It is very seldom that advice is asked j in this manner, but with a view to obtain , t|a compliment: and still scldomcr that it i isgivca with sufficient freedom and impar- i tiality. If any man has humility and > self-denial enough to wish to know his - own faults, there will belittle difficulty in . discovering them. Or if we could sup. I pose there were difficulty to himself, his i enemies, or rivals or talkative people , i though they be neither the one nor the L other, will supply the defect. Perhaps < > you will think, that in the stricture of ; malice and envy, there is generally an ! acrimony that has no great tendency to re> form; like a rusty knife, which makes a , , veiy painful wound, though not very deep. ; i oni-fla tn ?li's full v. and vet affirm, that * .w ?J. ? , - I there is so much the more virtue, so much ' the more wisdom, and perhaps I may I add, so much the more pleasure in making this use of them. . From the Puritan. t CHANGE IN PUBLIC OPINION. We take but a very inadequate view of the existing revivals of religion, if we es- ; i timate the results exclusively, by what is | done in the conversation of sinners.? ; The same spirit of grace which is renewing and sanctifying the hearts of individuals, is abroad, working transformations 1 upon the public heart, and giving vigour I to the public conscience. And before the breath of that all pervading spirit, public wickedness is fleeting away, and public delusion is retiring as the fogs of the nin-lit before the mornin<r sun. The nas- i D o * sion for theatrical amusements, and the I ..ins that cluster round the stage, has dc- ( clined to an extent alarming and ruinous to the holders of investments in theatrical ^ funds. The viciatcd taste in reading is j evidently undergoing a salutary change. < The influence of those fictitious writing 1 which cater to bad passions is becoming j more limited, and running in lower chan- | ncls. i Then we may add to this, that a few of i the last years have witnessed a great re- ' form in regard to some public vices. The check that has been given to intemperance seems like the work of a century, accomplished in a lustrum. Then the more in- f timate union of literature and religion, 1 shows the working of the hand of God. 'Tis a very few years since 6ome of the j leading periodicals of G. Britain were en- ' ronomod with a snirit of hostility to I)ie- ' ty, and Christian Missions.? And now such works as the Edinburg a Review, sustained by loftiest intellects of n the Dritish empire, and but recently making war upon all vital religion, have j: changed their tone. They speak of the work of missions with respect and commendations. And the Missionaries to the heathen, formerly considered "fanatics, unwashed, illiterate mechanics," are new . treated by them as m-cn of enlarged and philosophic minds. t And even opposition to religion, where 1 it is net overawed and silenced, by the c wonder-working of the Cod of grace, assumes forms more advantageous to the cause of Christ. Infidelity runs with diminished currents, and in lower channels. One generation ago, the high places of science, and many of the master intellects of the world, were wielding their master engines of destruction. But now j infidelity, ashamed of itself lurks under t false pretences, or keeps the lowest com- ^ pany. These and many other kindred j facts, which might be mentioned, show that the heart of a nation, or of a world, is as fully under the sway of the sanctify- " ing spirit as that of one sinner. And that one touch of the linger of God can crumble the entrenchments behind which a 11 world's depravity resistod the action of !! i* u the most earnest and well directed means, b ! 1x71. . .1 e ! 'l iiui t'utuui d jjuiiu lit i3 iiiuic wr j/raver, ? and for the union of all Christian hearts, ^ in the aspiration, O thai the salvation of ? Israel *verc come out of Zion! I OFFER MY HOUSES a and Lots 011 Broad Street, for sale, either separately or collectively; and am disposed to make the tenns reasonable and accommodating. E. II. ANDERSON. Valuable Lands <fc Mills for sale ohnJ. Price, ") and others. | In Equity?I.ancas- j vs. y ter?Bill for PartiIIenry R. Price, | tion. and others, J V virtue of the decree of the Court of Equity, made in the above case, 1 will )fFcr for sale, at Lancaster Court House, )n the 1st Monday, the 2d day of November next, the following valuable real estate, belonging to the parties in the above stated lasc, and sold to effect division between' Lhem: One tract of land, whereon Josiah Price lit present resides, situated in Lancaster District, on both sides of Cane Creek, about one mile from the Catawba river and live miles west of Lancasterville, containing 1375 acres, adjoining lands of James Rob tnson, licorge Dun lap, j. 11. vvunerspuuw, Sen., Dixon Barnes, B. C. Jones, II. R. Price, iVm. Duiilap and John Brown, aboiu 300 acres of this tract is cleared, 200 of which is fresh and under a high state of cultivation, the balance is superior wood land covered with oak, hickory, poplar, walnut, red bud, &c. The soil is a deep mulatto loam and well adapted to the production of either cotton, corn, or small grtfin. The improvements are comfortable and extensive; it is well watered by springs ?besides a well of excellent water in the yard. The situation has proved itself to be healthy. Upon this tract is situated a superior set of Merchant Mills lately rebuilt and in excellent repair, with a never failing head of water, supplied by six different creeks. The toll from the corn mill alone, amounts to 1000 bushels per annum, be sides a fair proportion of wheat. Also a saw mill,gin house andscrew?the machine turned by water?the mill pond and creek abound with fish. Also another tract containing 705 acres, situated on both sides of Camp Creek, abottl 3 miles from the above tract, mostly wood land, the growth of which is oak hickory and pine?adjoining lands of Nelson Bell, Robert Douglass, estate of Nancy McCardell and others. Also one tract containing 500 acres, situated on the Head Waters of Turkey quar- j ter Creek, in the long leaf pine, adjoining! lands of Wrn. E. Johnson, Wm. G. Coxe,! Mrs. Mcllwaiu and others. Also a House and Lot in the village of Lancaster, fronting on Main street, and extending back to Catawba street, at present occupied by II. R. Price. Any of the above tracts of land will be shewn with pleasure, by Mr. Price, to any J person wishing to purchase. | Tkrms?A credit of 1, and 3 years, in L-qual annual instalments, except so much in cash as will pay the costs of suit, (and ivhich will be required from the sale ol the Mouse and .Lot,} ttic purcuasers giving j jor.ds, bearing interest from llie day of": ;ale, with good personal security and aj TlOrLgagC oi'lllC prcmlaCS, aail nluo .paying or necessarv papers. JAMES 11. WITHERSPOON, Jr, j Com'r Equity L. 1). Commissioner's office, Sept. 14, 1840. H33 The Carolinian, (Columbia,) will >leasc insert the above until the 1st Moillay in November next, sept. 7 ' [Prs. fee 812] 42 REGIMENTAL ORDER. TjMIE lifth Regiment of Cavalry is liereby ordered to be and appear, fully rmed and equipped, for review and par,de at Camden, on the 2Slh of October text, at 12 o'clock, M. The commissioned and non-commissiond officers will assemble the day previous or drill and instruction. Bv order of JAMES B. RICHARDSON, Col. oth Rcg't. Cavalry. James Ciiesnut, Jr., Ad ft. Aug. 29, IS 10. 9i39 Notice is hereby given, that lie undersigned will apply to the Legisla-> i V _ - I I ure al its next session, ior a courier 01 m- > :orporation for illc DeKalb Rifle Guards. J. P. DICKINSON. J. W. DOBY. K. S. MOFFAT. A. M. KENNEDY. Aug. 22. - 3m FOR THE JOURNAL. Notice. 4LL persons indebted to the subscriber, either by note or open account, up to he present dale, arc requested to call on >lr. M. Naudin, and settle the same before ctuin day; otherwise they find tlicm in he hands of an atlotney. JAMES CONNER. I Sept. 19. 42 2t | ESTR4FS. SAMUEL K. GIBSON lolled before nc two cslrays. One, a mare Mule, of , brown bay color, thirteen hands high, bout four years old, a good deal scared * \y harness, appraised at forty dollars.? < "i.? ? \r..i? .. K.? ....in* i i lie UUICI a iiuiou iiiuit) ui ?i uuj wi'iwi, * our teen hands high, about three years | Id, considerably marked by gear, and 4 lind in one eye, appraised at forty del- i irs. The owner of said mules will be <; equircd to prove property, pay charges, ? ml take ihcrn away. f J. WILLIAMS, Magistrate. Lancaster C. II. August 5. 4(37 84 00 IAW BLANKS r NEATLY PRINTED AND FOR SALE AT THIS OFFICE. ^ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssst 1*5 Moffat's Life Pills. r THESE medicines are indebted for ti their name to their manifest and sensible t action in purifying the springs and chan f ncls of life, and enduing them with re c newed tone and vigor. In many hundred ( certified cases which have been made pub- \ lie, and in almost every spec*es of disease i to which the human frame ts liable, the happy effects ul MOFFAT'S LIFE i PILLS AND PHENIX BITTERS have | been gratefully anil publicly acknowledg- l ed by the persons benefitted, and who were previously unacquainted with the | beautifully philosophical principles upon which they are compounded, and upon which they consequently act. The LIFE MEDICINES recommend lernsclves in diseases of every descripion. Their first operation is to loosen rom the coats oT tiie stomacti anu bowels, .lie various impurities and crudities conjtanlly settling around them; and to remove the hardened faces which collect in the convolution of the small intestines. Other medicines only partially cleanse these, ami leave such collected masses be, hind as to produce habitual costivenesswilh all its train of evils, or sudden diarrhoea, with its imminent dangers. This fact is well known to all regular anatomists, who examine the huma > bowels after death : and hence the prejudice of these well informed men against quack medicines, or medicines prepared and heralded to the public by ignorant persons. The second effect of the Life Medicines is to cleanse the kidneys and the bladder, and by this means, the liver and the lungs, the healthful action of which entirely depends upon the regularity of the urinary organs. The blood, which takes its red color from the agency of the liver anil the lungs before it pusses into the heart, being thus purified by then:, anil nourished by food coming from a clean stomach, courses freely through the veins, renews every part of the system, and triumphantly mounts the banner of health in the blooming cheek. Moffat's Vegetable Life Medicines have been thoroughly tested, and pronounced a sovereign remedy for Dyspepsia, Fla! lulcucy, Palpitation of the Heart, Loss of Appetite, Heart-burn and Headache, i Restlessness, III temper, Anxiety, Languor and Melancholy, (Jostivcriess, Diarrhoea, Cholera, Fevers of all kinds, Illtumatism, Gout, Dropsies of all kinds, Gravel, Worms, Asthma and Consumption, Scurvy, Ulcers, Inveterate Soros, Scorbutic Eruptions and Bad Complexion, Eruptive complaints, Sallow, Cloudy, and | other disagreeable Complexions, Salt Rheum, Erysipelas, Common Colds and Influenza, and various other complaints which ufllict the humatn frame In Fever ami Ague, particularly, the Life Me ful; so much, so, tl.tit in the Fe?er and j Ague Districts, i'insiciuus almost tini-1 versally prescribe ilien*.? ? All that Mr. Mufl'ii requires of liis pa*! ticnts is to bo particular in taking the |. Life Medicines strictly according to the j directions. It is nut In a newspaper notice, or by any thing liiat be himself may . say in their favor, that lie hopes to gain | credit. It is alone by the results of a fair , trial. For sale by J. It. McKAlN. FOURTH CLAUSE ! OF an Old.nance entitled an Ordinance t to regulate the public market in the I Totvn of Camden. I And be it further ordained by tho an- i thority aforesaid, That no person or per- i sons shall hawk about the streets, or offer < or expose for sale any of the articles of I provisons aforementioned, in any place in the said Town, except in the market aforesaid, unless such articles shall have been previously exposed for sale in the said market, for the space of two hours J at the least; immediately before, and any ' person or persons offending against this c clause, shall forfeit and pay the sum ol'j j" one pound for every such offence?to be ; recovered by warrant under the hand and jc seal of the Intendant, to bring the often-jS der before him, the said Intendant; and j r Wardens, or any two Wardens, without 1 the Intendant; and if found guilty, judg- \1 rnent to be given, and execution to issue,1 by the Intendant and one Warden, or any | two of the Wardens, for the said penally jS and costs to be levied by any one of the j Town Constables, to be recovered in like j manner, as is herein above provided, for j ( by clause three, and the money to be ac- K counted for, and disposed of in the same '1 manner. j1 Resolved, That the 4th Clause of the ;c Ordinance, entitled and Ordinance, rcgu-j" luting the public market, in the town of j Camden, be suspended until the 1st Janua-1 rv, 1841. II, L. WILSON, ! Town Recorder, a August 22. 38 tf For Sale, A VALUABLE Plantation situate on the ^ -*- east side of the Wateree river and jraness' Quarter Creek, nine miles above ' Camden, (generally known as the Lucas: dace,) containing about 1200 ac?es, about 100 hundred of which is cleared, the land s of good quality and will be sola a bar;ain, as the owner (residing out of the sc state) Is anxious to dispose of it. For in drmation and terms apply to C. J. SHANNON. ic sept. 19 42 tf w JMHE Madison Papers, in 3 vols Pr -* 8vo. Just received for sale bv Aug. ?9. A. YOUNG. l* rHE subscriber offers for sale the Plan tution on which she now resides, con lining thirteen hundred acres. Of which here are about six hundred acres under ence, and in good repair. It is situated m the Graham road, nineteen miles above Uamden. There are on the premises, a 'cry comfortable Dwelling House and all lecessary Out Buildings. ? The above laud 1 offer very low, and on i credit of one, two and three years. Any person desirous of purchasing will do well lo call and examine for themselves. JANE MAYHEW.. Aug. 20. 5t39. THE subscriber tenders to his friends and customers, his thanks for their patronage* and at the same time, respectfully calls os> all indebted to him foi imtnediaic payment or satisfactory arrangements. Nothing but necessity compels him to make this urgent demand.'' And he hopes that the call will not be disregarded, and constrain him to use summary measures to realize his just claims. C. If. DAVIS. June 13. 29 if For sale at the post-office Stationery & School-Books Among which arc the J allowing', Woodhridgu's Geography, with Atlas, Smith's do do Willis* do do Grcculcafs English Grammar, Kirkham's do do Murray's do do Adam's Arithmetic, Smith's do Pike's do Key to do Walker's School Dictionary, Columbian Orator, National Reader, Murray's Reader, New York Reader, Nos. 1, 2 and 3, Cabb's Juvenile Reader, Nos. 1, 2, &- 3, Parley's Little Reader, Parley s tales oi Europe, Africa, Asia and America, Child's first Book of History, do second do do do first reading Lessons, Pocket Expositors, do Juvenile Instructor, Popular Lessons, Child's Instructor, N. York Spelling Book, Elementary do Alphabet of Natural History, do of different nations. Receipt Books, Slates, of various sizes, Copy Bonks, Quills and Ink Steel Pens, by the card, Paint Boxes, Atnanacs, of different kinds, for 1810, Blank Books of various sizes, Memorandum Books, Wafers, black and red, Lucifer Matches, low bv the dozen. South Carolina. LANCA S TEH DIS TRIC T. Abrarn Reason Applicant, vs. Mary Dcason, Margaret Baker, Shadi ick Wiigl.t, and wife Betsey, Nathan Catoe and wife Sarah, Stephen Jones ami wife Delila, Joel B. Small and wife, Mary, Stephen Hough and Catharine his wile, Wm. Deason, Frankey Deason and Satnucl Deason, Defendants. It appealing to my satisfaction that Shatlrick Wright and wife Betsey, Stephen Jones and wife Delila defendants in the ibove case, reside without the limits of litis Slate. It is therefore ordered, that hey appear and object to the division, or sale of the real Estate of Ah ram Deason Scn'r. (deceased.) on or before the 24th lay of November next, or their consent ,o the same will be entered of record. JAMES II. WITIIERSPOON, Jr. Ordinary I^ai-castcr District. August 19 39 [Pr's. fee $0] rpDXOTICfi IS IIERERV GIVEN -??' that in pursuance of the instructions mntaincd in the resolutions passed by the :itizens of Camden at the meeting held on he 2Sth of June last, the Town Council >f Camden, will apply to the General Ascmbly at its next session, for an amend?r it,. ?l,? ..r .ii? 'P.. r?_ ?? iiciib vi uiu uiui ici ui iiiu l v\\ 11 au iai no i? authorize the Council to lay a "eapitaion tax on each person in the town liable o perform patrol duty; the said capitation ax not to exceed four dollars on each per* on. liy order of thi Council, R. L. WILSON, Recorder. Aug. 1, 1S-10- 14t35 Resolved, That the Guard do seize, on Sunday, all Negroes who reside pcrmalently out of the Town of Camden, and real t em as the Ordinance directs, with* iut a legal permit. CMIDEN JOURNAL Published even/ Saturday Mornwq* 1 THOMAS w. PKGUJES, Publisher of the Lawn of the Union. Lt three dollars in adv&,.ct; tLrec dollars r.nd fifty1 cents in six months; or four dollars at the expiration of the year. Advertisements inserted at 75 cents per square for te first, and 37 1-2 for each subsequent insertion , lin mimtinr of insertions to ho noted nn nil ? ? ? ? ??? uutcrufO cnts, or they will bo published until ordered to be scontinuod, and charged acconlingly. Ope dollar :r square wili be charged for a single insortion. Seini-ino.,inly, Monthly and Qurtorly advertisecnts will bo charged the same as new ones each in, rtion. All Obituary Notices exceeding six lines, and onmiunications recommending Candidates for pub. Offices of profit or trust?or puffing exhibitions, ill be charged as advertisements. Accounts for Advertising and Job Work will bo escnted for payment, quarterly. CP All Letters by mail must be post paid to insure) irctyal attention,