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THE CAMDEN JOURNAL, *
VOL. 10. CAMDEN. SOUTH CAROLINA, JUNE 30, 1849. NUMBER 27.^
THE CAMDEN JOURNAL,
PUBLISHED WEEKLY, BY
T. W. PEGUES.
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0TV Store*
THOMAS BONNELl/& CO.'have opened in
the Store lately occupied by Messrs. Doby & ]
Kennedy, a general assortment 01 i
Staple Dry Goods,
Crockery, Hardware and Groceries, I
which they intend to retail at Charleston prices for *
They have now on hand and wil' constancy i
_ be receiving a fresh assortment of ]
Pickles, Catsups, Preserves,
Lemons, Lemon Syrups, Porter,
Port Wine, Cordials, Raisins,
Currants, Cracl ers, Pilot Bread, J
v" , *Candies, &c, &c.
also i
English and Pine Apple CHeesfe.
Rice Flour fresh from Lucjs' Mills. J
Sugars, Coffees, Molasses,
Salt, Mackerel, Salmond, !
tongues. Dried Beef, &c.
Every inducement will be offered'to'tllose who
have the cash to purchase any of the <tbdve articles.
u :T TH08. BOH NELL & CO. \
ftay 12th, 1849. tf 22
^ NOTICE, .
To Che Widows, Orphans and Disabled
Soldiers of the Palmcttd
Rpcimpn f .
The Legislature having appropriated a further .
"rum for the benefit of the Widows, Orphans, and ;
disabled Soldiers of the Palmetto Regiment, appli*
cation therefor inay be made immediately to the .
Subscrib >r, who has been appointed, by the Gover- ]
nor, ( ommissioner for Capt. Moffat's Company.
^Sufficient evidence of the claims of the applicants, .
;an<I also in regard to their means of support, must 1
be produced to the Commissioner, to be transmitted
to the Governor, by whom the fund will be apportioned.
THOS. SALMON I).
May 24,1849. 4t 22_
BY ROBERT LATTA,
LATE BY C. II. DAVIS,
Would respectfully announce, that he has now
in charge the above votll located Hotel, convenient
to the most business part of the Town, for travel
lere; directly on all streets passing through?and
now undergoing tli< rough repairs. He earnestly
solicits a call from his friends and the public gen.
nerally^-for he feels confident that they cannot be
'otherwise than pleased, as no pains will be spared
:to make all comfortable.
A variety of the best Liquors can be had at the
Bar, except on Sunday. Goddard's old ISOo Branny
and other fine Liquors in bottles; the most
favorite brands of Champagnes: the choicest
brands of Segars and Tobacco; Scotch Ale in
pints; Soda Water anJ ICE will be kept constantly
on hand during the summer season.
Good Stables, roomy Jots for Drovers, and altvRys
plenty of corn, oats and fodder, and attentive
host hers.
y He is agent for the Northern Line of Stages.
N. B.?1OmniUises run regularly to and from
tire {tail Road Depot for passengers, who can also
he accommodated with a carriage, buggy of- horse 1
to go into tl?e country.
CTThe Charlotte Jeffcrsonian and Journal, Cheraw
Gazett' , Marion Star and Chaileston Courier
insert 8 times and forward bills to the Hotel.
Camden. May 2d, 1849. 18 tf
Bt *. ROBENSON.
The subscriber begs leave to state, that he is
prepared to make up Clothing at the shortest notice,
in a neat and fashionable style, and variants
fit. With bis knowledge of the Business and a
disposition to please, he solicits a call from his
friends generally.
may 9 ^ if 19
ICR ICEK ICE!!!
Th# subscriber having made a new arrangement
with agents fn Charleston, New York and
Boston, for a constant supply of Boston and Rockland
Ice, is now ready to furnish those who have so
kindly patroeieed him in divers ways, with Ice for
the season* as cheap as possible for cash.
. ... J AS. C. McKENNA.
Mav 9 19 tf
removal.
The subscriber respectfully informs his friends
end cue uraers id Camden and the surrounding
country, that he has removed his YVheelright and
Blacksmith shop to the corner of DeKalb &. Lytf
tlelod street, having erected suitable buildings for
carrying on the above business ; and is now prepared
to do any work that may be entrusted to
' bim. A good supply of seasoned Wagon timber}
Tire and other Iron, Pipe boxes of all sizes, conn
moa boxen, breast and tongue chains, cast iron
bar cow wheels, Ac. Ac. kept constantly on hand.
Horses neatly and carefully shod.
_ ROBERT L. TWERP'
Ladies black, white and colored Rid Gloves asserted
sizes?Also clear Lawn Handkerchiefs,
Parasols and Sun Shades, Fans &c., just received
bv Southerner from New York.
E. VV. BONNEY,
The Child's Pint Book in Geography*
A Primary Geography, designed as an introduction
to Smith's popular "New School Geography;"
illustrated with 18 colored Maps, ar.d upwards of
100 beautiful engravings. Philadelphia; Origg,
Elliot &. Co, 1819.
For sale by ALEXANDER YOUNG.
May 23 tf
J. W. BASKIN, Auctioneer.
Will attend promptly and faithfully to all bust*
ness entrusted to bin care. May be found at the
Sheriff* Office?or two door6 above Boyd's Hotel.
Jan 10 U 2
Bricks and Lumber.
The subscriber has on hand upwards of 400.000
Bricks and about 70.000 feet of sawed Lumber?
the former he offers at a very reduced price, if
taken soon, the object being to clear awav to make
more. WILLIAM J. TAYLOR.
Camden 5lh June, 1849. 4t 23
^ NOTICE.
U. Levy has this day taken his son S. B. Levy
frtdNcopartnership. The business in future will
be corMfeQted under the firm of 11. Lety Son.
* *.< \ H.LEVY,
S. B. LEVY.
Camden, June 6, 1849. tf 24 1
The subscribers having a large stock of Fancy
and Staple Dry Goods, Fancy and Family Groce
rice, Fine and Common Liquors, Assorted Syrups,
etc. etc. Purchasers will find it to their interest
to call and examine them before purchasing elsewhere.
II. LEVY & SON.
J tine 13 tt 24
Se?*rs, Segars.
Our stock of Segars is large and fine, among
them are Copsolaceon, Gold Leaf, Rio Honde, La
Villcnnera, La Filantropa, Cazadores, Regalias,
etc. etc.
For sale by H. LEVY & SON.
-v June 13 tf 24
1 JOB WORK.
For all Job Work done at this Office the
Cash wiH be required on delivery.
Bills for advertising will be presented for
payment quarterly.
SOUTH-CAROLINA RAIL ROAD.
smmmmsm&t
Celebration of the 4tli of July
AT CHARLESTON, S* C.
To persons desirous of visiting Charleston du ingthe
above Celebration, a Low Priced Ticket
will be issued.
Say from the 2Stli June 'till 3rd July inclusive1
bey will be passed on the Regular Passenger
Prains for "THREE DOLLARS" for t'ie Trip,
with the privilege of returning by or before the
LOth July.
ON TUESDAY THE 3rd JULY.
There will be started from Hamburg, Columbia
ind Camder, atC o'clock, A. AL, an Accommodation
Train of Camp Meeting Cars (freight cars
fitted up with scats) by which, Passengers will be
taken at TWO DOLLARS for the Trip, returning
will leave Charleston at o o'clock, A. M. on
;he oth July. rassengers uy ints i rain wm nave
in opportunity of intercepting at Brancliville that
Prain taking persons to the Temperance Jubilee
it Columbia on the 4lh July.
Persons at intermediate points are entitled to
ivnil themselves of the privileges extended in the
iboVe ^Ticket.
GEO. S- HACKER,
Agent Transportation S. C. R. R. C.
Temperance Jubilee
A.'t Columbia, S. C. on tlie 4tii of July,
Persons desirous'Of Attending the above Celejration,
will be passed from any poirrt 'on the
South Carolina Rail Road, by an Accommodation
rrain of Camp Meeting Cars (frieght cars fitted
.. :.L .~\ r... -I'vvn nor.t.hRR thr thp
JJJ \MIU oca way jwi a ?? v
Trip.
Say leave Charleston, Hamburg, Camden, and
ntermediate points at 6 A. M.on the 3rd July.
RETURNING,
Will reave Columbia at 6 A. onYlfs 5th July.
GEO. S. HACKER,
Agent Transportation S. C. R. R. C.
June 20 3t 25
"SUMMER TRAVEL"
OVER THE SOUTH-CAROLINA, THE
GEORGIA, AND WESTERN AND
ATLANTIC RAILROADS.
By recent arrangement between the above
named companies, Tickets at a low rate of fare
will be issued, good at any time between the 15lh
June and 15ih October to Families, Pleasure Parlies,
or Individuals wishing to visit the up-country,
say:
From Charleston, Columbia, Camden, or intermediate
points to Dalton Ga. 407 miles, and return
for SI5, with the privilege of stopping at all the
Tow ns on the route, and also of travelling at "Two
Cents per Mile" during the same period, from station
to station anywhere on the Route.
From Charleston to Rome Ga. 385 Miles, and
return for ?15, with the privilege of stopping at
all the towns on the route, and also of travelling at
"Two Cents per Mile" during the same period
from station to station anywhere on the Route.
Children under 14 years and servants half
price. Infants free.
GEO. S. HACKER,
Agent Transportation S. C. R. R. C.
Juue 20 tf 25
Bargains for the Summer Months!
- ? tii _-u i.:. ?
1 IIP SUDSCnuer Will bell uii, ma presum oiumv ui
Plain and Fancy Dry Goods, Hardware, etc., at a
very small advance on cost price, as he intends
moving into Mr. Win. Workman's new store on
the 1st of October next.
Those who wish Bargains would do well to call
soon, as the goods will be positively sold loic, to
make room for an entirely ue\V stocs in the Fall.
james wilso.w
At Mr. 1J. Levy's old stand.
June 13 Jf __ 24
Notice.
The subscriber is receiving a large addition to
his slock of Groceries, consisting of all the leading
articles. Country people will find it to their interest
to call. There is also a fine assortment at his
store up town, third door above M. Ducker <? Co.
Helias also received direct from Florida, 50,000
best Cuba filled Segars, they are an excellent article,
and will be sold much lower than ever known
in tins market or elsewhere^ say from S5 to $6 pr.
thousand. lh HOLLEYMAN.
Camden, 12th June, if 24
Dry Goods in Charleston,
For Spriiig Of 1849.
E. W. BANCKOpr, INVITES THE ATTENTION OPPI.an=
tbr8 and thrir fa mil iks who visit the clt t,to his
Kxteusive Block,
tie lids tioW received his Spring Stock, which consists
of every variety of ri . and elegant Fabrics, for Ladies
dress?such as
Bilks. Grenadines, Tissue Silks, Bareges, Muslins,
?ewin;j Silks, Ginghams, Prints, Lawns, Boinbaeincs,
Cballys, Alparcas, <?c.
Sliaicls of evert/ Style.
Such as Elegant Plain and Embroidered Canton
Crape, Cashmere Sewing Silk, 611k Muslin, Berage
and Plain Silk Shawls.
Linens.
Damasks, Long Lawns, Linen Sheetings, and
Linen Goods in great variety,
tlosiery, White Goods, goods for Gentlemen's
Wear, ifc. Sfc.
? also
Iff his Domestic Goons Rooms will he found as usual,a
complete assortment of all the leading Styles of Domestic
Goods, such as are adopted to Servants wear and family
use,
tie confidently invites attentidh to the Stock as ond 6f the
Largest and most Extensive in the Southern Country
and the prices alwaTS the lowest roseifiLE.
253 King Street, Charleston, S. C.
April 4th, 1919. If 14
NEW BOOKS.
Wild Westeffl Scenes.
Gold Mines uf the Gilaj a sequel to Old Ilidks the
Guide.
Dermot O'Brien, or the taking of Tredah; a tale of
1649.
American Joe Miller.
Angelina Ludmore, or the life of a bdatliy.
Valerie ; a tale by Cant. Marfy.-tt;
Kllen Wareham ; by Miss Pickering.
Men of Capital; by Mrs. Gore.
Fernande ; or the Fallen Angel.
The Deer Stalkers ; Dy f ranK roresier.
Agnes Morris { or the Heroine of domestic life.
Clement Lorimer, tfc. A. YOUNG.
Branch of the Bank of the State of BOhth
Carolina, at Camden.
All Renewal Notes for this Branch during the
nine weeks commencing on the first day of June
next, must have the original signatures of the
makers and endorsers.
0"During the above specified time Notes signed
by Agents will not be received.
D. L. DESAUSSURE, Cashier.
May 23,1849. 9t 21
Santec Canal.
The Directors of this Canal, having learned that
many rumors are circulated to the effect that the
Canal is to be abandoned before next Winter, take
this opportunity of informing the public, that such
rumors are without the shadow of foundation, and
that they are now enlarging their Reserves, beyond
what they ever have been, and expect to ha.e
a supply of wafer, except in times of extraordinary
drought. HARRIS SIMONS,
Soc'y. & Trea'r. San tee Canal Co.
May 30^ 4t 22
CHAPTER ON MISSES.
The dear liflfc Misses we meet wilh in life.
What hojjcs and what foars they awaken.
And when a man's taking a Miss for a wife,
He is Miss-led as well as Miss-taken.
When I courted Miss Kidd and obtained the kiss,
1 thought in the warmth of my paSsiorf,
That I'd made a great hit in thus gaining a Miss,
But it was only a Miss-calculation.
For so many Misses surrounded Miss Kidd,
Wilh mo and my love interfering,
A jealous Miss-trust put it into her head,
That she ought not to give me a hearing,
There's a certain Miss-'chifhcc that I met with one
day,
Almost sent my hopes to destruction,
And slio lell a suspicion 10 an 1 migni b.iy?
All owing to one Miss construction.
Deceived by a Miss-information, I wrote,
The cause of'ner anger demanding.
Miss.direction prevented her getting Ih'e 'note, *
And introduced Miss understanding. >
When to make her my wifo I exulting swore,
Miss belief made her doubt my intention.
And I n'Cfcrly got wed to Miss foiTtino before
I could wdk'n her from Miss apprehension,
But when she no longer would yield to Miss ddubt,
Nor be led by Miss-rcprescntation,
She had with Miss-like a mbst 'seriodb fall out,
And to wed had no more hesitation.
But when at the church to Be married we met,
Misk-tuke made the parson to linger.
And go'l so annoyed at an awkward Miss-fit,
I could not get the ring dti 'tny finger.
Having been so Miss used, I now kept a strict wafchi
Though I still lived in fear of Miss carriage,
And I found, when loo late, an unlucky iYliss-malch
Interfered with the joys of my marriage.
Mini-rule in my dwelling put'evcrylhing wrong,
Miss management here todk her station,
Tift my cash, like tho lime I take in singing my
song, "l
Was wasted by Miss application.
JAMES K. POLK.
The following remarks were written before
M. Polk's death, and therefore arc not
to be regarded as a mere common place
eulogy upon the virtues of a departed ExPrcsident.
They are copied from the New
York Atlas, an independent paper; and as
we cordially endorse them, we cannot withhold
such a just tribute to a great tnan, voluntarily
made at the moment perhaps when
his spirit was passing from time to eternity:
"Mr. Polk has passed through the political
career that God and his totintry ysigned
Inn, and is now a private citizen. lie has
neither patronage nor favor to bestow. He
is powerless ; and hence one who has known
him long and well may speak of him without
being suspected of the indulgence of mcrcev
narv designs, or of hoping for the attainment
of personal sinister objects.
" A better, a more honorable, or a more
high-minded man than Jantes K. Polk never
inhaled the atmosphere that surrounds his
country. The man does not live who can
trlily say that Mr. Polk ever wronged him.
He sought not the injury or the downfall of
any one : and, had he possessed the means,
lie would have made every man happy.?
He never was guilty ol a disreputable action.
He loved his country as well as any other
man, but not better; and the whole end
and aim of his official life was to promote
its interests and happiness. In this he followed
the dictates of his heart, and his own
personal interest, and was not entitled to
any encomium. He sought none. As a
statatesriian, he was equal to the office to
which he was elevated by the suffrages of
his countrymen,.and he discharged his trusts
with ability and fidelity. His administration
was the most successful and brilliant one
the nation ever witnessed ; and was a succession
of triumphs an glories. It formed
a brilliant epocha in the history cf the ReDublic.
" Mr. Polk possessed but a single weakness.
It consisted in timidity. He Wits not
a coward. But lie lacked that confidence
in himself which is essential to a party, that
wotild decide speedily, and act precipitately.
He required and always demaned time for
reflection before he deled. Once satisfied
that he was rignt, he did not hesitate.
"Mr. Polk's cabinet was strong and a
matchless band of men; Buchanan, Marcy.
Walker, Mason, Touccy, and Cave Johnson
?the latter was most infamously abused and
lampooned?were all able men ; and they
formed a cabinet which; for talent and
strength, cannot be excelled by any selection
that can be made from the present generation.
Mr. Polk was at (ho head of that
cabinet ; and though it possessed Very great
influence over liiin, lie was 'eVery inch a
President,' and, in the language, of Mr. Buch
anan, 'was more of a President than any
other man who had previously held the
Presidential office.' No cnbinet scheme or
measure was ever adopted if it did not meet
his approbation.
" When Mi. Polk Went into retirement, a
good and a great man quit the service of his
country. Wc hope he may long live to witness
the benefits his wisdom and patriotism
conferred on the American people.''
AMERICAN CREDIT.
The nresent condition of Europe is inviting
the reflection not only of statesmen, but of
practical men of business throughout the
world, Whiie her old feudal edifices are
mouldering into ruin, her systems of finance,
of revenue, and expenditure must needs undergo
changes corresponding to those in the
body politic. The progress of ideas may
revolutionize States* but no reform is complete,
no new government securely established,
without analogous changes in its system
of finance to governmental progress which
has led to the reactionary movements in
; Franco Germany, and England, and (will
prove the fertile source of new revolutions,
until the resource? of the Governments are
no longer equal to then1 suppression-.Adopting
a mercantile phrase, every Government
in Europe is bankrupt; the mort
gaged labor of future generations being
scarcely equal to the payment of the interest
of its debts. Every new revolution,
every effort to suppress that revolution, fcads
to a fresh expenditure of money, while the
resources are diminishing, or remain at best,
stationary; the increase of the population itself
becomes an addifkfua! source, of e'fribarrastnienl.
Under these circumstances, the question
may well be asked, "What is to become of
the various bonds issued from time to time
by the different Governments of Europe?"
In Er.glhnd, the holder of consols looks upon
them as a transferable annuity, which will
be paid as long as the Government maintains
its ascendency within and its relative
position to other Powers; in other words, as
I - : - r
long as, unaer me present organization oi
her society, the products of the labor of
Great Britain sell at such remunerating prices
in foreigh and domestic markets as Sup
port the people and the Government. A
change in the latter, a depression in manufactures,
in commerce, or a change in lite
commercial relations of the woVfd, would be
fatal to her credit and her bond-holders.
Holland has never yet paid the debt of
h'eV revolution add independence from Spain,
and was but recently obliged to have recourse
to a forced loan to nrfeet the payment of her
interest. Belgium was, by the London conferences,
saddled with a large portFAn of'the
debt of Holland, and maintains the luxury of
a seoarate Government at an immense sac
rifice. The mainfcnance of the standing army
of Prussia absorbs more than half of
her annual income. Denmark has gone
through several bankruptcies. Austria has
failed twice?once paying twelve, the second
time twenty per cent, of her indebtedness,
and is now literally beggared; while the
finances of Russia are brilliant only to the
eye of the inexperienced, who does not consider
that her entire internal circulation consists
of paper; the Emperor being the great
monopolizer of the precious metal. In France
the conversion of the five per cents was
seriously agitated several years prior to the
late revolution; but the holders of these bonds
belonging mostly to that class of people from
whom Louis Phillippe derived his main support,
the project, though repeatedly urged
in the Chambers; and causing abdication of
more than one Minister of Finance, was as
often abandoned as renewed. It is never<
theless clear that France is not able to continue
to pay that high rate of interest, though
for political reasons the Resent Government
may be in favor of such a course.
In addition to all this, the oriental question
(as the question about the division of
Turkey is called by diplomatists) is now
pressing for solution?a question affecting
the materia) interests of every European
1 n:_.:? .1?'um.i..
i rower anu L'?>iiun;uii? tvun mc siuiu <juu
oflhe whole European Pentareliy.*
Now let us reflect (or a moment on the
position of the United Slates. She has made
iter revolution; she has passed the circle
which, in the progress of reform, threatens
disorganization and anarchy. Her resources
are but just beginning to develop themselves;
her populatiori is increasing iaster
than any other on the globe, and receives
annually large accessions of thousands upon
thousands from Europe; while money, finding
a better and safer investment in Aineri
ca, follows in the tide of emigration. ,
The whole annual product of the labor ol
the United States averages in round numbers
two thousand millions of dollars. The
whole indebtedness of the United States is
about sixty millions; less than three weeks'
labor of the People applied to the debt
would wipe it off. The indebtedness of the
Slates is about two hundred millions; a little
more than two months' labor would cancel
it. Europe now sends ug every year from
two to three hundred thousands frelh hands,
that help us \Villi labor and capital to pay
the interest of oilrdebt; while fresh roads to
commerce and wealth place us in the vantage
grounds of acquisition among the most
n/ltiAf PiAatd notinnc tif* Hin nirl 11 Pan if (\n
Iliuuau IV/U3 (KUIVtIO '/I IIIV/ VsUI III* VUII IV UVi
doubted that, under those' circumstances,
"the eyes of European capitalists will be
opened to the superior intrinsic value of our
securities compared with their own? Can
any one suppose that thinking men, acquainted
with our Country and People, and the
at least equal safety of instutions, which require
neither an established ehurcli nor a
standing army for theif-support, will hesitate
to \tilhdraw their funds from their present
hazardous investment, in order to purchase
American securities, placed beyond the possibility
of accident, and yielding a highef interest?
There is rio doubt now that Pennsylvania,
New York, Maryland, in fact all the Stales
ofour Union, will meet their obligations, and
, that the States just riarricd will continue to
pay their interest as regularly as Massachusetts.
As to the stocks of the United States,
there are no securities in the world to equal
them, for there exists a certainty of the regular
payment of the principal also; The funded
debt of the United Slates was in 1817 about
one hundred and thirty millions of dollars;
all of which was paid off" before the year
1832, including thirteen millions of dollars
of three per cerlt per stock. This three per
cent, stock was not onlv paid off at par, but
a surplus of twenty eight trillions of dollars
divided among the States.
The fact of the payment of a three per
cent, irredeemable debt at j ar ought to be
placed on record as the only instance in the
history of modern financo since (he introduction
of paper mohey. Applying the
European value of money and her present
rate of interest (one and a half to two and
a half per cent, per annum) to our securities
and stocks, wlio can estimate the price they
are destined to attain? United States six
per cents are now sold in London at 100 1-2
while English three per cents bring 92 1-2.
What a change we shall witness in the
next five years in the relative rateg of these
securities!?National InUlligcncet.
?
The five great Powers of Europe?England,
France, Russia, Prussia, and Austria.
MISFORTUNES OF MR. NIBBS.
I
The other day, glancing over a newspaper,
the following paragraph, descriptive oi
proceedings in the Court of Bankruptcy,
met our eye. The name of the parly only
is altered :
4 Mr. Commissioner sat, but the
case disposed nt were of no public interest.
Augustus Jfibbsf who was director of a
, society called the- Cofi'l Company
came up on the question of certificate. Mr.
Nibbs, an elderly gentleman, had retired
from the trade on a handsome independence,
arid was unfortunately induced to become a
member o'f "this bubble coirifpany. Being
the only solvent man in the concern, he was
ciiprl fni- the Hphtq nf ihn rnmnnnv nnd rtlin
wuvw ',,w mv"%w "w ?;*i j 7
ed. Ilis honor expressed his surprise af ihe
credulity with which Mr. Nibbs had suffered
himself to be gulled by sharpers, but at
the same time expressed his concern at the
'condition to wfffch he was reduced.?Certificate
granted.'
We think the reporter for the press was
scarcely justified in saying that the above
case had no public interest. To < ur mind
it is fall of meaning and instruction. We
have never, in so few words, rea'd a more
affecting case of individual ruin?hopes de
stroyed, confidence abused by the blackest
roguery. We offer a tribute of comparsion
to Mr. Nibbs, although we know nothing of
him bryOnd what the reporter ha$ given of
his sad history. Ignorant of actual particulars,
we can nevertheless, easily fancy a biography
for the unfoitunate gentleman.?
Every line in the paragraph aids the imagination.
Mr. Augustus Nibbs is an elderly person
retired from business. By a long course of
diligence in his profession, he had realized a
competent fortune, and had retired to a
neai villa at Iiainstead, Norwood, or some
other pleasant suburban retreat. In this
delightful seclusion, within an omnibus distance
of the town, and an arrangement by
which he might read the 'morning papers
daily,' Mr. Nibbs had every reason to look
forward to a few years of tranquil enjoyment,
along with the aged partner of his
fortunes. There is a slight difficulty as t<5
whether Mr. Nibbs had any family. We
rather believe he had an only daughter, who
was grown up, and married, and therefore,
as he supposes, off his hands. But the mar.
riage of Eliza, as We shall call the daughter,
had not turned out happily, so far as worldly
prosperity is corifcerned. Her husband hfrd
not been successful in business, and shortly
after the retirement of the father, his son-in.
law stood very much in want of a situ
ation. JLet us here moralize ror a momem.
His money was little better than rolling
in the 3 per cents. Here was an oportlinity
for making an investment; and besides, if
he took a hand in the tiling, it might be the
means of getting a good situation ibr Tom,
that unfortunate son-in-law of his. Here
we again take the liberty of moralizing a
little.
One with another, at least thee-fourths of
all the joint-stpek. companies projected rest
oil talse or deiusiVc statements. Decent
people, who have retired for life to their easy,
chnifs.are not blest with a thorough perception
of this fact. There they sit reposingly
at one side of the parlor fire, their wife on
the other. There is a pleasant warmth from
. the grate. A favorite little dog lies stretch-,
ed out confidingly on the rug, a picture of
animal ease and enjoyment. No sound is
heard but the cheerful piping of a canary,
I winch is hung up to bask in tiie sun's rays at
the kitchen window. Employment?old
man reading lh<? papers ; 'missus' at darriifig
or crotchet. Now who would haVe the
soul to break up this scene ; shift the accessories
; turn out the old genilcman from his
well earned chimney corner; break the
heart of the wife ; send the little dog a drift
to the sport of butcherers' boys; and kill the
canary f lYiist us , there arc such upbreaksj
The Jaw is an unrelenting mon.
stor ; and those may flunk theniselves well
off who do not come under it talons.
1 Not to wander too far from the point: the
worthy beings whom we talk of commit a
serious indiscretion when they havfe anything
to do with joint-stock companies. To understand
these concerns, you ^required to go
about and hear all the gossip respecting them
?who has got them up? whether the names
appended to prospectuses are real or sham?
what, soberly speaking, are the prospects of
success? Not being assured on these points,
let the schemes, however fair-looking in print
pass unheeded. By no means attend any
preliminary meetings. If you do. you will
get yourself in some way or other committed.
Should you be afflicted with a a benevolent
tendency, be only still more on
your guard. Let all projects involving money
risks be examined on rigorous commercial
principles; It may sound harshly to
say this; but who thanks Mr. Nibbs for having
ruined not only himself, but his Wife, his
dog, and his canary, all to help oh a concern
which he had some notion wOuld benefit
his Sori-in law.
Unfortunate Nibbs! It was d bad business
your ever going near that preliminary
committee meeting of 'the
Coal Association. Why did you ever take the
chair, arid feel flatttered at seeing your name
down as as a director! That polite gentleman
in the satin waistcoat and rings, who
acted as secretary, was a regular sharper.
T^hc whole thing was a scheme concocted
for quiet people like yoOrsclflolose their inonarr
And korl nnf IVfi-a rflwarS hfir
11 V i&IIM HUM ||W? ! ? ?( Alt WWW J
suspicions? Do you not remember hersay?,
ing to yon one day, when yoil were taking
your hat to go out, 'Really, my dear, 1 wish
( you would have nothing to do with tlicm
joint-stock concerns? VVhat business have
you to run such risks? Are we not quite
, comfortable as we are? Any more money
would dojus no sort of good; we cou'd not
eat, drink, or sleep better if we had the whole
| Bank of England. Twelve and a half pcf
cent, you say? f believe (hat is aH nortoense.
My advice is, let well alone: and don't gt?
bothering dbout joint-slock companies, 01
which you have no proper experience.' 'It
aMaadm
may lead to something jgon&jfof -Eliza an A
her husband/ ^ 'Stuff; let Eliza, 9JjL Torn
fight through" the a* yotr >itwT have
done.' 'Thiufc of tffe great bj^efit to the
poor in giving them coafat amoderale price;
that weighs greatly with me.' *Then h/elp
those poor jro6 jinofc something abjut; bet
don't r6h into schemes involving thousands
of .pounds, and which you tsannot tee the
end of. Well, well, I see you are determined;
but remind my words, you'll repent
it.' .
i\tarned woraerilire notspecutartive. They
are generally suspicions of eJap-lrap-looking
projects; &ncf, on the whoIe^lftey.&te rigtit*.
They have a salutary fear of domestic dis^
organization. Nibbs, & bankrupt,, clearel
out, now feels the force of fiis wiWt obser-.
vations and counsels. All the the^friiits of
forty years' in lustry are gone. AtfbM man
almost forgotten by professiooal ^t^uai^tances,
he finds out -that he has once more
to begin the world. But compassionately
we drop the curtain over the efforts which a
fhanly though subdued spirit makes Co recover
itself. At the worst, there are nooks
to shelter men like Nibbs from the blasts of
I rw '.-s. .. -
auversny. 1 ne corporation! oj .JU)drton,
with a magnificence which has no Jrifcalell;
offer a humble and not comfortless fti&ri&e id
their respective almshouses \d Vhcffe yhorn
the world has hot treated kindl^/^tet us
hope that; fill else ftftfdg; the too cwsiuIouS
Nibbs hnd his oTa woman?not forgetting
the dog and canary?will id one of these
homes have found i, refuge wherein their
aching hearts may test in peace. "7^
We do not know that any of oar farmers
have entered upon the calttrarioti'0f locerne.
We ask them to read carefully the following
article, which we find in the "I Mo^,jLoom
and Anvil," taken from the *Aa)WJCftftCo(N
ricr.' Although it is now too lateineow it
this season, yet you can make prepliirfftrai
for a trial next winter i [MaconJutiMfek tt.
' To those who are acquainted the
great value of this plant, especially .for Jtiusefeeding
or soiling, as it is called^, it jias been
A matter of just adrprise thai so few fifcnrers
have entered upod its cultivation. ^fheir
neglect to do so can onQr Be vuan td
ignorance of it? advantages, or to jnat aversion
which farmers are too apt to- tMn^rtain
tdwards anything whiclir^wreamofe pains
than usual in the preparation of tbe laod ;
for. in that, after all, consists the wMe diffi.
culty in establishing A crop of Idcefxte?foi
once, well estlblished in the^ooq^U Vdt
yield four or five heavy cropo^ tiTOBOct
sticculenl and palatable gfeeri FoOff forelock
of ail kinds, eveiy year, for atr teaf-khc or
eight y^ars. Moreover, itmaybe'fatllwd
weeks carlief than clover, and woafcfirtfeet
with remunerating prices at att bhrfistery
stables long before clover c&ri fee had.
44 The soil most suitable for lucerne is thai
of a deep dry nature?the richer of course
the belter; but so it is dry, it may Be loamy
or gravelly, or even saody land if rich. No
grass equals it, when once .esfebfaM, for
standing drought; for it sehds tfdwn its great
root to a great depth, arid (HerefHrdteWs, or
is benefited by deeper tihH than but
the great desideratum is to patfsihe soil
clean of all extrerteoufl Vegetable irblCkr, so
that the liicerrie may get early and complete
possession of it: THe farmer will tip well,
then, to select A Spot which has' beerfjast in
a cleaning crop?such as carroty cabbages,
tobacco, &c. Before the se'adkSp^WPti?
soil must be rendered perfectly?te|q^|3owins,
as often as need be, ahtf breSwiu it
well down by harrowing, if maborO De
usedi it should be well rotted manure,^ perfectly^Tree
from seed of all lands j for thapbject
to He kept constantly ib y?ew, is to render
the land perfectly free from Weed*Wad
at the same lime mellow and friable, ??,
44 The seed is of ratter lighter ctotefriind
larger than that of CloVer; and ttefrewer
the better. If soWn broadcast, lfr-pr 20
pounds of seed will be required to thd iere,
less, of course if drilled. In drills 18 pictes"
or 2 feet, 6 to 9 pounds; but 9 metes' apart
drills will be best, and will take,'say, Impounds.
" As to the time of sowing; tlid sdoriir the
better Ih the spring, to"give Ihfepfihf CVery
chance against itseneniies. The s66d shbud
be lightly covered, say not morev the# two
inches, a nd therefore, best done if fight'
brush harrow. It is estimat^'lhMooQjicre
will support from four to sixhorsei or optuie,
through the summer rritmthsp care
should be taken not to give it rft too large
quantities, especially if da'trtp?' as catifr ire
liable to be hbven'or blown with' itV iS with
clover. Wc have known a ciV>p of if to aflord
four good cropfftf year, for eight of lien
years, and give the nbtice nowythat do time
may be lost in the preparation of the land.'
AS-Outfit.?The Union Says, the coildeto^
of the port of Sart Fratociico and hit ftntfiy have
thirty.!wo horses tfnd fourteen* tfagfchs, each
drawn by six mules?making, iff tit!, ttlf horses
and mules furnished by the Oo^eroma^t to
transport him and his family to tfreii'dortt nation!
It computes the cost of sending otifhha stud the
two Indian Agents, one for Salt Lake and one
for Santa Fe, $75,000.
Another Speech fro* Me. BbntoX.?A
Telegraphic despatch from St. Louis to the Baltimore
Sun, dated JuVe l'9thv says; * "
" Hon. Thomas Hi. Benton made another
snnor>. at Rooriville'. Which was but ett sdtt of
his great speech at' Jefferson city, 'fhe dadiocracy
of Missouri appear td he equally Gilded
on the platform* set Up bj* thei Hoftr olhUor."
If the Whigs lake up Benton, (which we fear
fhey will,) and coalesce with his pbrt?6i& dftbe
democracy, Missouri will he foet to the Sootb,
and degraded irtto ?f state of vassalage 1o "heir
poliiical Arnold. '
We glean no tidings of Mr. Atchison or any
one else having taken the slump agaiuathim,
and beoin to belie v* that he will fo (kt&gh
triumphantly.
,,h^i->iiiifr** 2
A Good 'Un.?Why in a Jm? 'iSo' a ru
; mor? Because it passes from nxieth tor
mouth.

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