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$15 Doflars for 3 Months.] Devotp# to the Dissemination of General Information, 5sla le COPis5 Cnt
Every Tuesday, Thursday an1l Saturday,
By. Thos. 1. & . X. Greneker,
Terms--$15 for three months, iti advance. Ad
vertisements inserted at the rate of $5 for first
insrtion of twelve lines or less, and $4 fo'r sub
sequent insertion.
England anA Frante to Beome Parties to
the War.
The London corresponden.t of the New York
News, writing under date of March 11th, says :
j canot convey to you an idea of the ex
tement that prevails in reference to the late
-ws from.)Agerica. 'The market reports will
show. -ou ow severely EAgland feels the Cone.
federaes abandoning their Atlantic seaports.
Whea Savannah fell cotton was- more than
twenty-four pence per pound, but. on Wednesday
la t' fleard of a large trunsaction at fifteen pence
r'pound. But what I now particularly direct
rtt(entio to is the condition of the English
3nds. Money is pk%titul, business is pfenti'ul,
the season is favorable for the farmer,*- the
revenue is so floarishing we hve to renit taxes;
'there is peace i'Europe and profound peace at
loie D'ring the last eight dafs the Govern
ment broker has bought -390,000 worth of
Consols and Rxcbequer Bills. Are funds bubvaut
a fright be expected under such c'rcumstances ?
On the contrary,'tbey are serioasiy depressed.
Downthey go; day after day. They began to
go d,u.n when the news came of thle fall of Savan,
nah, an they hare g6ne down faster ani tasterl
at the news of every fresh disaster to the
'The 'correspondOnt's explanation of this phe
nomenon may be well styled "important if true.
We give it for what it may be wortli
)Jen #ay that tilere is d'anger of War with the
United States. -it why sliould Eng!and expect
a war with you.- d why shotld the prospect of
marseei rarer as the ntederates lose these
towus? No oue suppo: at the S.uth is about
togive up the s:r17ggle r a people in that
vstremity do not burn their .property and their
fowns, but seek the best terms they can from
their conquero. Yet, if you will watch the
,o rse of the Etsglish funds and still better if you
yill wateh the-tone bf mereantile correspondence,
you will _ee the impression is Peep and side
*preAd that every Confederate .reverse makes
*ar between Enghhd and the United States surer
und nearer. Military men are on the qui vive
of expectation". - The cadets at Wo3lwich look
jor war with America, and speedy- proiotion.
A young naval officer said to me, "I hope
Richmond will fall." The remark surpised me,
as I know the young man to be a warm friend of
tie OuPh. LHe added: "If Richmond fa'ls, it will
be the signal for us to join the South."
But the.bulk of the cominunit shrinks from
e war it regamds as inevitable. Yes, inevita
we, in gpite of Mr. Seward's friendship and po
Jiteness. Why ? It is the secret treaty between"
Wapoleon and the Confederate Government which
causes,this anxiety. Wheit- Napoleah aids the
South openly, as he soonbrill do unless the Con
federates are very successful in the $pring can
paign, England will be dragged into the conflict.'
It will not do to let France be alone in 2uth a
business, and whenever Napoleon draws the
sword ie must follow iis example. Thus every
-* Federal soccess becomes a danger to England,
bec'use it may dispose' Napoleon to think the
hour is come for bilding up -a nationality be
tween the United States and the French empire'
in ~America.
- This seereL treaty does niot disthrb- your Gov
ernent, but it is evidently a bitter pill for Con
federate statesmen. Look how they f ought. the
question of einancipakion in the Confederate Sen
atg I should think loreign dic tation must be as
intolerable to an American as it is to an Enzlish
man. And- Napoleon will have' this pound of
-I am told that one stipulatiou- in the treaty
confers cei-tain privileges an the, French ship
ping for ten years after the conclusion, of peace.
Another stip'ulationi, as I -understand, gives
France a right to-all1 the duties levied .west of
t *he Mississipoi unt,il France shall be reinibursed
any charges she is put.to in assisting the Confed
eracy. It is necessary for me to repeat .what I
-told vou last week, that though I kn.ow there is a
1:-eaty, I cannot vouch for details.
* To show vou whiat care is taken that this trea
ty -shall not transpire, I may mention that all Mr.
Slidell's dispatches to his Government are sent in
the French bag throngh Mexico. I should' not
like you to assume that all t,he details I give
about the treaty arelositively autlientic.,I know
for certaia is, that a treaty between Napoleon
and the Confederate .Government has been ar-.
ranged, and was signed on Sunday, March 5.
The fourth of March being passed, Napoleon has
appointed an Emnbassador eat Washington. Mr.
-seward may be very blind to the faults of his im
ocrial friend ;but it is imipussibe, I should think
for him not to see that the nomination of a new
Embassador on the 5th of March shows that Na
poleon h::3 done what I told you he would do, in
, sist upon regarding the Uited States as a new
-fereatics. A'.d whzn docs Napoleon appoint '>
Emperor of Nexico.' Wh: this Select'01n IS ola-e,
I do not unberstand. Perhaps Napoleon thinks
that tire oftener he Flaps your Government In
the face, the more'meck aad submissive it w'h
A. VI*SIT Tf -11ORT 6UMPTER. i-"Carlton"
writes to the Boston Journal as follows:
"After a ramble for sevetal hours through
the city of Charleston, we made a ri*it to
Sgmter, entering on the sallyport wbere Ma
jor Anderson entered on that ever-to-be-re
membered January night of 1861. The. Fort
bears little resemblance to its appearance.then,
externally or internally. No portion of the
original face of the walil is to be seen, except
on the side towards Ciarleston and a portion
of that facing Moultrie. From the harbor .and
from Wagner it appears only a tumuZ-the
debris of an old ruin."
"All the casemates, arches, pillars, and par
apets are torn up, rent asunder and utterly
demolished. The great guns which two years
ago kept tie monitors at bay, which lnamed
and thidered awhile upon Wagner, are dis
mounted,. broken, overturned and lie buried
benerth the mountain of'brick, dust, concrete,
sand and mortar. After Dupont's attack\ in
April, 1863, a reinforceinent of palmetto logs
was made on the harbor side and against half
of the wall facing Youltrie. The iower tier of
casements was filled with sand bags, but when
General .Gilmore -obtained possession his tire.
began to crumble the parppet. The rebels
ende'avored to reconstruct the wail,- -or to
muaintain its original height by gabions filled
with sand, but this compelled a widening in:
side. Thousands of bags filled with sand
we're brought to the fort at night. Bomb
proofs were constructed. Bay after-day, week
alter week, the pouGding from, Wagner was
maintained .so etectually 'and thoroughly thnt
it was impossible to keep, gun in position on
that side.
STOnE.XAS RAir.-This section cf country
was thrown into intene excitement on last
Thursday by the reported ad-vance' of- from
three to tour thousand of the enemy, under
the coimand of 'ens. Stoneinan, Gillam,
Brovn and Wilcox. 'T'he force eirered the
Stato thrtiugi Watauga county, crossing, the
41ue Ridge,. 4nd the first intelligence of them
was at Patterson Factory, i"Valdwell county,
about eight miles from Lenoir. They destroy
ed the factory and plundered thc citizens of
everything they wished. 'From thence they
proceeded across to Wiikesber(', which place
.they entered about dark FOay, doing no
damage to private property, except in ore
case that-we haVO,learned, a that was the
gutting of Mr. Calvin Cowles' store, besides
the taking of all the available stock in their
reach. From thence they visited Gwinn's
fact-rv in Yadkin county, which was not
burned on account of tie intereetion of
some-person unlipmwn -to us- a small force
afterwards lefi the main column and destroyed
Buck Shoal factory, belonging to Lawrence
& Gaither, in Yadkin,and also South Troy and
the.Eagie Mills factories in the upper portioi
of Tredell, and returned the same course they
came, taking with them as heretofore all horses
and mules.of any value whatever: --
We learn there were a -number of' contra
bands went with them. They did h$t come
nearer this place than Eagle Mills, abouti 18
or 20 miles distant.
T'Ihe ab*ove is about as correct a report con
densed, as we are able to give up to Wednes
day morning.-1redel. Er gress, 6th..
14:AcE:! PsEC !-Why the cuckoos of the
press still continue the senseless cry of peace,
when there is no'peace, when there can be no
pace, when nobody believes them, when they
do not believe thermselves, we are at a loss to
see. Such a cry can do us no good-will make
us feeble-will~bring us misahief. Let oer
people look the matter fairly in the face. 'h
cry of thie Yahikees is "Vo vicTis"1)elenda
est Carthago." They feel that Roine must
perish, unless Carthage falls. We are in
their hands, or they in ours; and "W~oe to
the conquered !" They will to destroy us;
and subjugation, dearly beloved brethiren of
the weak knee and the India rubber conscience,
means confiscation-loss of all-humiliation
shame-.-possibly deportation to some Yankee
Australia or Botany Bay, with the persuasive
application of a boot toe, to help us -on ! .To
your camps, not tents, 0 Israel !
fortune oumbia PhoeniX.
EDCCArios is a companion which no mis
otune cadepes-no crime ca-o .destroy
no eemycanalienate-no despotism enslave
at home a friend--abroad anintroduction-Il
solitude a solace-and in society an ornament
it chastens vice-it guides 'vu tue-it gives al
once grace and government, to genius.. Wi
c-ommrendl the? to Oui yourn rea'if it
wrt e ;a nNel in T yjr ilmm) v.
Preaching * the Point.
Hugh L. White, for rrany years a distin
guished Judge in Tennessee, and afterwards a
conspicuous member of the Senate cf the
United States tells the following:
It had been noised about that the Rev
James Axley would preach on the morning of
tho following Sabbath. The famous divine
Was a great favorite ; with none more so than
Judge White.-At the nppointed .hour the]
Judge, in company with a large congregation,
was in attendance.
The services were begun by another preach
dr, at (ne close of whose address, Mr. Axley
arose, and sto~Od sitently surveying the con
gregation.-All wure hushed n expectation.
Every eye was riveted on him. le then be
"My friends, it is a very painful, but a very
necessary duty, for a minister of the gospel
to reprove vice, Misconduct and sin, wherever
found ; and be assured I will not shrink from
the duty ot that occasion. And now," co'ntin
ved the speaker, pointing with his. finger,
"that sandybaired man, sitting yonder by thu
door. who got up and went out while the
brother was preaching,and stayed out so long;
who got iiis boots full of mud- >and came in
and stamped the mud off at the door, making
such a noise that nobody could hear the
preacher-that man tbinks that I mean him.
"No wonder that 'he thinks so. It is a dis
grace to the Sate that he should have 'grown
up here and have no better manners. Now,
my friend, I advise you to go home and learn
to beh ve yourself before you come again to
the haise of prayer. . But I do not mean, him.
"And now," again. pointing his flnger to
his mark, "that little girl about the middle of
the floor-I should judge hir tb bb about six
teen years old, with flowers inside of her boi
net; she that was giggling and chattering all
the time the brother was preaching- she thinks
that I mean her.
"And she ought to thi'nk so. I am sorry
for any parents that brought,up a girl to her
age without teaching her to nehave modestly
and properly ; they A'e to be pitiel.' Little
girl you have disgraced your parents as well
as youTself.
"And now, then, that man on the beSch in
the corner, who is looking up as bright as if
he had never been asleep in his life, and never
expected to >e, bot was nodding, bowing. and
snuring all through the sermon-that man
thihks [ mean him.
6And, indeeo, he may well think so. My
friend, the house of God is not intended for a
place of sleeping.' When you want to take ..a
nap, go home and go - to bed; there is the
Oace to sleep, not in church. But I do not
mean him." v
And thus he went on fixing iis <dark eve
on each offender, till he bad pointed out near
ly every man, woman and-ch'ild, who had. in
any respect deviated from strict propriety,
endirg each reproof with, 'f[ do not mean
him," or "I ao not mean her."
Judge White, sitting on the fgont bench,
just in face with the preacher, was all the
time enjoying the fun wonderfully. He laughed,
rubbed his hands, and chewed his tobacco
with the greatest vigor. As each new offend
er was brought up he cheVed more and more*
Iviolently,,till the'nloQr bifore him became a
"Now,"! said the preach.er. "I suppose you
want to know whom I do mean. I mean'
that filthy tobacco chewer, sitting on the end
of the front s'eat. Look. at these pudd,les on
the floor ! A toad would be poisoned in them;
and think of the sisters' dresses being dragged
through such pollution.
IJud e White's laugh~lter was checked as
~suddenly as if a thunderbolt had fallen. .Eve
rv' eye in the congregation was instantly fast
e'ned on him, lie has averred that he never
afterwards daz'red.to chew,tobacco in churplk.
IThe following anecdote of the Iron Duke is
recommended to th.e Secretaries for War and
for thesNavy who have fspent enormous sums
in fruitless experimpnt with new inventions.
A man camne to the Duke. "~What have vou
to cffer ?" saisi the Dukle. "A hiullet-proof
jacket, your grace"--"Put it on." The in
ventor obeyed. The Duke rang a hell. An
aid-de-camp presented -hi mnself. "Teil - the
captain of the guard to order one of his men
to load with bail car tridlge.". The inventor
disappeared, and was never seen asgain near
the Horse Guards. No money was wasted in
trying that invention.
-A little boy disputing with his sister. on
some subject exclaimed, "It's true, for ma
says so;: and if ma says so, it is so, if it aint
so." This childish faiith is very beautiful W
were reading not.iong since, where a Sunday
school teacher ask.ed hi.s scholaris if they ever
knew a person who was aina sight. One
little fellow raised his Landl ar riid "I
The Mormons on Disunion.
The Iformons recently had a coference of,
all the Elders, Bishops, Apostles, &c., at Salt
Lake City, i n the co,use of which, Orson Hyde
made a speech to prove that the split in the
Democratic party, at Charleston, was part of
the fulfillment of a certain prophecy of Joseph,
Smith about the dissolution of the Union, and
that the -Utah War was the fatal rock on
which they,split. The revelation referred to
is as fo'llows:
A Rcrelation and Prophecy by the Prophet,
Seer und Rcrelator, Joseph Smith, given D6
eember 25, 1632:
"Verily thus saith the Lord, cAfcerning the
wars that will shortly come to pass, beginning
at the rebellion in South Carolina, which will
eventually terminate in the -death of many
souls. , The days will come that wars will be
poured out npon 11 rations, beginning 4t'thar
place; for behold e" Southern States shall
be divided against the Northern States, and
the Southern States will call upon'other na
tions.even the nation of Creat Britain, as it
is called, and thev,shall also call upon other
nations; and thus war shall he poured out
upon all nations. And it shall gome to pass
after many days, slaves shall rise up against
their masters, who shall be marshaled and dis
ciplined for war. -And.it shall c6me to pass,
also, that the remnantewbo are left of the land
will marshalthemselvesani sball become ex
ceedlingly angry, and shall vex the gentiles
with a sore vexation ; and thus, with the
sword, and by bloodshed, the inhabitants of
the earth shall mourn ; and with famin , and
plague, and earthquake, and the thunder of
Heaven., and tAc fierce and vivid lightning, al
so, shall the inhabitants of the-carth be mado
to feel.the wrath and indignation, and chasten
ing hand of an'Almighty God, until the con
sumption decreed, hath made a full end of all
nations; that the cry of the Saints, shall cease
to. coine up into the ears of tie Lord of Sab
baotir, from the earth to be avenged of their
enemies. Wherefore, stand ye in-holy places,
and be not moved, until the day of the Lord
come; for behold, it cometh quickly saith the
Lord. Amen." - -
-In the revolution of '76, our armies and*our .
people suffered far more than we' have done.
Our citizens then were almost all in.the bands
of the British, and we were entirely cut qff
from all supplies from abroad, while our facili
ties for produging them were infinitely less than
they now are. Greene tells us that the battle
of Eutaw was won by men who bad Scarcely
shoes to their feet or shirts to their backs.
They protected their.shouliders from being gal
led by the bands of.theircross belts,by punches
of moss~ dr tufts of grass. A detabmdnt march
ing to Greens's assistance, passed through a.
region so ?%wvpt by both armiesthat they were
compelled to subsist on greeh peaches as their
only diet. There was scarcely any salt for fif
teen months, and when obtained it had to be
uged sparingly, mixed with hickory ashes. We
need but allude to the terrible winter wiich
Washingtbn .passed at Valley Forge with at
army unpaid,half-starved,balf naked and shoe
less,o convince us that much as our own brava
s9ldiers are now enduring, their fathers, for a
like cause, endured far more. Washington did'
not the:n despair. Lee does not now despair of
the fnlu triumph nf.a righteous cause. Why
should we be doubtful-much less despondent
-of our ultimate success ?-Ad,dress of Con
gre:ss. -
A short time since, Mr. Connolly,, sub an
rolling officer for Franklin county, Ga., arrest
ed a dec.serter, and put ,him in jail-but re
leased him upon his pledge to return at q
given time, and his leaving in pledge bis.horse
and pistol. Last week, a hand of some forty
deserters suddenly surrou~nded the Enrolling
Officer, took him away with them, and were
about to hang him, and it is supposed, would
have hanged linm, had he not consented to
give bornd for :the safe return of the deserter's
horse and pistol, held by him in pledge.
TRADE 1N CHARLEsToN.-We are told that
the flamingreports of a great resumption of
trad e and business generally in Charleston are
wholly false. 'The activity prevaihi only among
the m'ilitarg and the dances at negro -lalls.
Cuffee and Sambo, at these, figures, no doubt,
to his-own satisfaction ; and the Yankee offi-i
~cers are probably as active in twirling the
light laantastic toe, in d!elighted juxtaposition
with Dinah and Sukey, rendering necessary
unusual supplies of sal eolatile and gau de
Cologne. -_____
IMPoRA NT Sa '-X'ng soldier was -
arre,ted here yesterdsy on suspidion of being
a female, and she admitted that she was. Sbe
gave her name as Marptret, Plyde, and says
she is from Union .-ounty, in this State, and
hias been ninie mnor.thS in the army. We t ara - -

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