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Is proceeding in the oppos tie, direction.
Her tendency is towards da'rkness, atid-not towards light. Iler commerce:, sie never had nity. Heihgsiculture is neglected.-. lHer ~ilds tit. uniultivated. H~er soil. Capable of producing.the - toicest' fruits p4 the earth, in the- richest luxuriance, is proifihi of nithlig, except -its nati4 vegetation. Her religion: it is supersti tion and .idolatry . IHer litera ture: .wh+ere. is it? The proclamations of-her chieftains hounce its charact er. Bitt Mexico is dea.ended from a great and enlightened people. She laos thrown ff' her colonlil dependence, and has es tablished a lepublican government. Our 'constitution is the model of hers. She .is our neighbor and our sister. Slall we, then, overthrow her government, deprive tier of her indepe'ndence, and sieze her iossessionst These a rguments are s pe. clous, and, were they true, they would be unanswerable. But experience hums, a ready, proved'ubast sthe is incnpuble of sup. jorting a free asul liepublican gist crntment; and she mnifests, alrensly, it dIsposition to return to royalty. If we are true to i.murselves, shall we permit her to'do so ? No. II'miarch, which she lernItes t1 Ihe throne, will'ever hie able to retain hi sent , uinless steadhied by the strong uarim .if s..me fosreig;n power; and, if ever this4 should be permitted, that power will bve,Great Brii. oin. Shall we permit this? If Niexico were true to hersaelf,-trne to vii tumae. intel ligence, religion, and, ahve all, to Libwrti J and Ao.erica, we should he the last to de. sire to:see her injutred. iut she is aint so. Her liepublican Governmsnmt is now tt. tering Win the verge if ai pretunsture graove; anl thequestion is-who i- tt sueceid to the office soon ti become vteeiu I The continuance of the Mexienn wuar, we be'lieve, therefore, to be inst ified, al mot14 by a political Inecessily. For. put iniog asile til.e consideratiouS, that she hams re flitsed to render its ols just anald eowl edged dues, has insitheni its hv . ross ro fle(e. tin as uapoan our tntional iteugrity, h:ss iII. rnled our territory, inurdteret mu r citizent, and attiackel outr troips:-putintg asidte. se say, tall these consial vtttions, we think ve- see. itn the situa till o-f ho,-r imitrv, the charnctor of her people, the imbeci ivty of. 'er goveronent, her oli-p siitm ti t ih ra "w I 4' the vesiment of iepuliten taismta t" tI assume Ithe diadem of King<. tihe indumica. timaet of her herominga, virtuially, it col1o1% of Great Brilain,-entgh to itbie its flor oir ows safety. if tpot n%w taip seize liner pssessions, at least, to place ourselves ,.a niear her borders, that omr Eogl bl mt v wtaielm her v1dcline, aid protet her, it ili'hour if dimsolution, from becomning the prey of the Leopard. THllE TEXAN WAlR SONG. On ! On I ^mmeet the Mexic ;:., The weak invniere o our iland. Oi! On! ti nmet. and lay iitmhmm Iaw, With our always cottljaering hand. Shall Mixice fiwm he' miauers, a-un, Of1a Itheln we iouramebeas' are ott ? Shall Texas' monsa hei recrennm omit, Wheaan wec thitnk of thme deemds theay've dotne ? IBy thie Alasmo's enermd wanll. ! We swear imur cmutr's soil tim gnmard. By Fannitng'-' idrendfmu luherm demt h ! We awear our libatei to wardl. Then, On! to the battle's dlire srife. Oin ! On I Omir awordsm to victory Wema lghtL for d~earest rigts anmd liii, For Texam, Homne, anid Libirmy. 3r.yCist, irn a receint nuimlma-r of hais A l vertiser, gives the follewing~ exaanmles of moda. rn synat.tx: A Ne'w Orlai-ans edbtmr, recorin thme ca. reer ofC a madl dog, says:--''We ara' Lrievaed tim sayl thamt the rubid ntimgial.hIefoire it caiulid be killed, se'verely' btt D)r. I lart uta severall other dogs." "Fmr sale, an excelhemi young horse wiould snait any timial lbaly i'r genatlemann, with a long silver tail." "A Newv Yoark papier in annuncmming the wrecking mif a "essei ntear the. NarrowsI say~s: "Tlhe otnly piassenge rs wetr. T1. II. Nathan, wsho own ted three'-f''lrths of thme cargo and the captains wife." "The editors of a Westerni p per observe, the poem we pub~lish in thuis wealt's I lerald wvas written by an estaereed frienad--now many years in thec grave for his~ own amusemenlt." CoAr. GAS AND CAMtPitliNE SuaEs.aco. We heartn that Mona..Jobasri, folhmminmg out a hint of Sir Ilumphrey Davy, has ascer tained that wsater may be adse the een('ns ofa cheal) illtuminationi. It is dlecomr aused by a very simple process, andl furunis4 es a beautiful light. A pennay's worthi Ot\ ciii duly mixed with waoter ita a retoit will lar nish the lighat of ten candles for tweekv hours. The Frenchl Giovernment haa s l come the owners of the pantent fur pubill\c purposes, and several large mnn 'i ctomric'a in France are successfutlly usaing it. Oatrl readers witihindin Fishei:'s N.Y. Magazine (or October a fqla ecountt of then invrentioni. Ti'PEVPNTTIIERAv AGo a F alCo'rna s Mo(in.-You have nothing t< >k butt to phiier shallow hsoxes In your dlrawve wv~hh a lit. tie of spirit of turpentine in tif q,,~aJ as the turpentine evaporates and' p~tttes he cloth, the hisrve iil proitiude,.asir '. found dead on the uutrface. Election Notice. 4 N pursuance 'of i AcCi'f the Le Isat )a14sed in Ibecember 1839, an Electin, folr LERK af the Comtnr 1f ConmnoI . iea ml General Sessions for Sumter Districi , 6i take plae at the usunl-plnesi of -Dlee ion.in said District,'nm the second Mida n January next, being thlo-I th day ,f laid nonth. J.M..DARGAN, c. C. Nnv; 3, 1840. 1 ti E st a-y. WILLIAM 8.. hOYT,. thi4 dn, ulled be. orei men lightIBAY HORSE,. 13 yea'rs i; appraised at Twenty-tive Dollars.L. I'le owner can have the above Eiarse by, anplying to W. S. 1loyt, Sumterville, S.eC. ild paying charges. T. J. DINK IN-, Manistrae. Sumterville, S. C Oct, 26, 14. 3 if.. . Notice., I'l E undersigned would -respectfully in arm tile citizens of Sumter. that he has ecli ned ruining for the Clerkship at the ntiir Election, and would-take this oc. :asion, to express his sincere thatks to his riends who have so kindly forwirded his uterest, &c. IW. E. MELLETT. Nov. 11, 1810. 2 , if Puiblic Notice. 'iE subscrihiets will atteid on Sattirday, he 21st of November,' to contract for tle )ildin 'if two Bidgi-s of 50 feet each, 11141 a Causarivy of 120 yards, -lnd two %butments of 54 feet ench, nerosi the iwimminig Pens. oin Scope O'er Swanj; he Bridges to be? built Elf good and stub ;inutial materiails; the Bridges and Cause av, tit be 4 1-2 to 5 feet high-the Abut. tnvits of Brick. The terms of plyment made known on lty (if entering inl the contrnect. 8. LACOSTE, Chairman, Salem Hourd Committee. If. SPA NN, C.nirmnan, Clarenont Board Committee. Sum tervilIe, Notv. 0, 1840. 2 - tf. rill' URADIFOED SPIINGS FEMALE ACADEMY. The exercises or this Institution will be resi-imd oil the 151h of Janutary,- 1847. Tli hiterest nanifemsted towards his en terprise, laes indcied the Principal to pur 'InilSS tle estalishet, and lie is now niigag.ed in nilking extensive improvements m thte buildings nit! oroinds. The localtionafter hal ing undergone tlte est if ilmore tLaii a Ialfce-ntury, as i plaice if resort foar health, certainly ieeds ip 14Ww como11:elu1lation. Anmd the wvriter, (hny% iog n very strong consumptive tendency.) Irasiim his cowi experietce durinig ile l'ist rery severe wiitier, helievis that the dry eil l th aitmtsphere rendere this one f le best winter, as Well as stmmer resi I ne4es, 11ha1t. Can1 be selected in tie Southi rn cotmiry. As regards heiath, economy, ind fiefedum n frIiiom the influeies that ofte:i retaol thei.prolgress of' yilolng ladgies il vil nue and to, this institution presents i-ruiliiar advannages: It which mnv he ad It is 111e pulrpase oif the Principal to ol d- up nui insiit i im in wich i a Ibhoroug h, ndt., att the ( slam ime11, accoml lishedt ediu. 'aimfin )y be btinued; and4 rega rdiing all uien liin as r;ail ien IIy defecti ie, which lies nbot nim iit the forma tini andlE trai ning If the moral chtarneter oecur dinig to the lurit anad precepts oaf the Gospejal, lie will ndenyoa 'tr tin edulel thle hearts as well s thIie mindiis itta n i mnners of hiis puigI a .t prmepaare themi 1for becominug usefual Itd4 ielligentt micebes oif suocietv. Deieniccy om buids5 the Il Pincipai Ilo spieaik ,f ilie c.'mipaetec of hiiamelf anid Mrs. I) r l01-: to coiie t such san I ustitiutionii ta t he p lgeis hi itself tha t thle Teachers -i n'ge , are of the first ordler in thIeir de. notwentll'i s. A C:hapl has been'i opemicad, amiu the -liunig hl~aies ill enjaoey t he iiadvat ages osf egulair religiout.4servies every Saubbath. The 4 schoa ilast ic yeatr wvil Iliosiht of te'n riiitts. A vaca~ition of twoi wee ks wiil )e give fElrm thle Ist to tihe 15th of May, nd the exercises clouse on thue 27th of No e m be.r. TERMS POR TEN MONTHS. [luardf :andl lTiitin, inicluiiing 1.''nel, Lights tad Wuashaiing, $l50 00 lustici--Pjino, tar Guiitar,-iiiclu ling Vacail Music and use of Instumets, - - - 50 0 3rnin ad aiiating, - -30 00) Spainishi, German or Italian, 40 00 J1r'het terims, except the furnishing orf taitiontery, will bie the same as thay have eenCt during the preisent year. Anst1ructores. lv. J. J. D)Uht0OSF i Mrs. M. E. D UBOSE~ lSAAC AUL),j M.L'.|I Miss MAilY lIOtRT. Dr. A utt> will deliver a coturse of Leo ures on Chemiistry doting the year, antd a oiirnp0 lete heicalI andm ph ilosophiicanl app~a. alus will be parovidled for illustrating by x ertments, tihisubjects of his Lectuires.2 n lstrution I~t in V.'calt Mutsic will form afrt of the exerc'ise's of the school, hui eithier foar thiis, Chetnistry, nor Lot in naml *reek, wtil there hie anly extra cha~re. i~huclirge of $150 will cover all the ex. wnst~ of a ptipil, un less- she receives in. :truirt nm in itustrumenti1 Music, Drawing, >r1 thie'\ oderil L-tnguages. N -..Ench yung lady will be expect ed to Itv, her namo distincitly marked onA every ar * (If her clotinlg, and also to f utrnish hecr e n ici.C Nov.1I1, 1 6. 2- t Nitteyhvl oael ne V, ~G R _A - S..Y' OLD 'S TAN I 4 DZOI9OM 4d hlicv will bes otfered lowy fir CASE ims. 'I-Their fNicdities (or keepini i ,uahrntee satisfA64tiott to'their cnstol -THF.Y HIAVE b h114s. SUGAR,rprime and low priced1 l15 bble, DO. 00Olaves Douible refnned Lar aid Crash ed. AIso; fine.- - 5 barrels -do. Etrai tine Hyson TEA. Fine do. do. Oonlong (blatk) in half pount fmpers. Do. very Muperior Powshang (do) In hilf pound papers, Bags old Java COFi'EE 0Laguira dot Rio. - do old ai d new Boxes Sperm Candles, 4, 5 and 6 to the pound Boxcs Adiamantine (in papers) 6 to the pound Boxes Chnrlesion made Tallow 6 to the pound 11 & 2 1b. canisters Preserved Salmon, hermetically sealed I lb. canisters Lobsters, hermetically scaled Jarr. mixed Pickles; do. Gherkins, q'Is. Band pints Canisters Sardines (in1oil) I and 2 lbs. each Layer Raitins, (all clusters;) Zante Currants - Quarter boxes MR Raisins - Soft sIselled AlInmons Drums Turkey Figs (small size) Bordeaux Almonds, soft shelled Boxes Genoa Citron, preserved vith w white sunar East & West India Groceries assorted Jars East 1. Presbrved Ginger ; Mac aroii Whole and ground Black Pepper; do. Allspice Nutmegs, Cloves, Ginger Cinnamon, No. I Cloclate, prepared Cocoa Underwood's M ustard in 1-2 and 1-4 lb. bottles lRose Water, Lemon,[Pine Apple, Straw. herry, Rtaspberry,and Orgew iSyrsips SweeL oil, Harvey Sauces Reading Mushbroom Ketehup, Tomato Kctch up Paoli Vinegar, Stoighton's Bit ters Soda Hiscuit, Pic Nic, Water, Pilot, & Navy Crackers, Lemon do. Pearl Starch, (a sup. article) Fig Blue Indigo Letter Paper, Foolscap do. ; Salt PC tre W-ite Wine Vinegar. Cider do. Canisters Dupont's Eagle Rifle Pow d er Kegs and half kegs FFF. glazed do. A. full assotrtment of Shot, all sizes 100 Sacs SA LT, extra large size, anid in order Nois. 1, 2 and 3 Mackerel, Kitts No. I do. - ('rortT TtIE CA'IIDEN nAN K.) M. DRUCKERI & Co. WVouIld respectfu lly inform thie citizens if Sumter anid the adjacent connatry', that hey keep constantly on hand a large andt glenidid asso rtment of ENGLISHK, FIIENCIK AND AMIEROvAf DRY GOODS, '1 agethier wvith a bierge assortment of RlEADI)Y MADER CLOTH'IING, f the latest style, and all qualities. A large anti well assorted stock of GRO CERIES, ~f every description, with Blagging, Rope anad Twinse, ~rockery, Ihardware 6 Cutler y -A t.so A large Stock of Ilats Caps, Bnniegs, louts anid Shoes, of all qualities and pri es, andi many-many articles, too numer us to mention. Por sale by M. DR UCK Eli & CO. Camden. 8. C. Nov. (6, 14. Ientucliy, N. C;arolina and1 N. Orleans Whliskey. 4 BbIs. Old Kentucky Rye Whis~key', via. tage of 1836 0 dlo. Old North Carolina Rive W hiky 0 do. ''a lo'w pric'ed 0 do. New Orleans llectifie~d WhiskeyI 0 UIds. NewI Orleans Mtoilasses () * North Carolina Flour, for sale by DlIKSON & LATTA. Cimdei, S. C. Nv. 6. 18416. IHacon iand~ Lard. 'IllME N.,rthi Carolinai liu con and best eaf Lard, for sale' low by M. J)RUCK(ER & CO. Camden Nov. 3, 1846. Saddles, BiridleM, &c. good aissortmnt of Sad~dles. Bridles, I larmingales, Wangon andI Riiding WVhips, I ir sale luiw by MI. DR UtCK ER & CO. Cumden. Nov.3,1 51t. zetis of KUnmter CA I tnisive assortanthce 0 U E.. E 1*-S -: , at priceu tt, k tsI up -their supp ieure I tiers. ON HAND imine Aple Cheh lIerringi. LI1QU(J Oldqhard'V' BraniM reh-b rated for its soft fuity jh 6r-i Herekellwath &.L0%iq. 'j. J.:Du py' * . Brandy; - li D0. .Hltig t -Gn n' Newifn, Gordon &; ,urdc a ild Madeira . Pale Sherry, SPeet Mala Ol Jamaica ARm,-old c WV hiskey.t i, Bakes Camppign Cordas auss d Bbis. Morongh.ela Whl 0. Rectirie do, Bbls. N.- E. Rum Double Brownsto UVPorter Dunbers) quarts nnd pinls Scotch Piile, very siperior pint Philadelphia. Pale Aleirq'tis ndp t6 Ward's big grain Ried, strictly ptme; 2d quality do. Goshen BiuttertNortlern Cheese, Mild - and rich Pine. Apple -Chleese, Codfish, -inolke Herrings-, Nos. 1, 2&3 Mackerel, Kitts No,1 do, Extra bleached Spe:.Ol n strained Solar-do. Shoe Blacking, Sal AErat s,. Londoi Shred-Isinglass Cooper's Gelatine, Raspberry8Syr p Strawberry do. -- Whole, half andquarter bee Soap, - all qualities, - Corn Broormns boxes TableSalt Pant ed Buckets '. Jars Tamarins, in fine syrnp! A full assortment of CANDIE, of all sorts;'Almond Soap; Fancy do; - Extra Canal Flour, whole and half-ll. A fuollassoriment-of CROCKERY al GU tSSWA RE. . .$ERGA RS AND TOBACCO. 6000 Washinigion Regalia Segars, 3.000 Louisiana Flornda Regalia d 4,000 Palmas di. do. 5,000 Casadores d d if 4,000 La Coneolt'a do. 0,000 Gold Leaf ou 6,000 La Norma - 4.000 Laranaga - 2,000 Princip - do. 3.000 Panetellas do. 10,000 3-4 Spanish do' 10,000 1-2 Spanish doa 2 Boxes Myers A romiatic Tobacco, 2 " Thonmas's $1.00 brand dl. 2 " WVatson's 'do. 5 ". Myers 6's to lb. .do. 6I " Young's 10's to lb- - do. Persons wishing to purchase, will firnd if to their interest to call and examine, fur themselves. DICKSON &r LATTPA. Camden, S. C., Nov. 0, 1840. -TO PRNE_ U e Founadry and .Printers irishinag Wareheuese. TIE E Subscribers, have opano tr~W TYPE' FOUNDIflY-i the city of. New. York,-whers~he~y ate ready to supply -oi. iters to any extent, for any kind of JOB or FANCY TYPE, and every article nieces. sary' for a Printing Oflice. "Tle Tly pe, which are cast in new monids/ from an entirely. newv set of materials, with leep counter,,, are warranted to be unsur passed by any, and will be sold at prices to suit the times. Printing Presses furnished, and also Steamn Engines of thme most approved pat lerns.. N. B. A Machinist is consntlyin at endance to (10 light work. Ediaors of newspapers, who wi buy lhree times as much type as their bill. ilmournt to, may give thes above six months nser~tioni in their papers, and send their paers containing~ it to the subacribers. COCKCRlOFT & OVERlEND, Oci. 3, 1840, 1 6m .08 Ann St. STOLEN. 110.\ the House of the Subc'riier1 n le 30th of October, a POCKE 1" 100K, en aining, in cash, Fortfy-six Vdolhirs andl Ceighty-onec cents, and two Noies, nao. 'iws: onae for 8220, given by Irvin Rtoger's, as Principal anid flichard I)rpwn as Sei iiy, dated Februarf 1, 1840: andl: one fyr 15, given to the subscriber by Ileuiry.fee. les-date not recollected. ,All. persons~ re hereby cautioned ageaiugst trading, for aid notes. -OZIAS 1AiTJlES. Sumter District, Nov. 3,1846. I St iongress ad Pavilloneifer. 0 l),zeun Congress Water, pints 0 " " qiarls 5 "' Pavilion '' pinits 15 '. " 5' quarts For zsle by DIlCKt40N & L1rAT CXundaen, Nov. 6, 1816. b TI 5 44 lot- A!, mht "OpIur -ta'pqm uI Veil~~~a Itlr~g~d~ esey g~a. ewd n edn -:f un . - unnt pe -- ~~~ea~~~ ~sn~~s~eio:ii tio. B fianirt4 o 1_ ci -. U1e" B r . 760. zn DIN eart.o er4. wni' us, A BflN'aiipe~u at O. I~ot -o a Blaak a In56 )i -.:,p anlipesk anBkifr .wata, 8 lil thr a t m0- 6,-*-~ i.. e dh ear Wpeir ad uskY 4.'~ 7 .~..7 Ilqe ndclgifNE Bpt a I e n,..i t; ln an 7-' Meat en 2 . 2 ~ ~ P'r~ Blk iold knoio c16id, B eek ndl- I'dZ.g e o to uv Tsert tatako alto . L . eg. AL O e s en AM8is9 &B fiojhe e 4t Calidees;n POar sd' tPland a an d 1 17era. )p ur, " o;O C l dstio iz Men'scy Drab n s .!.t C lotn ef et C~M Childrnfancy cloth. a et aps ALSA. 30 dgn. round dqar t voH veylwithi r.: re neLr by thloze~~..~* ',ealu~~ and. Mises Le htf,.u'Nape . Sflkandh1~mbsineinsl[.heir* vsr~~ ,sndiaans~anl Pricesthat caso4.. ng sia large retail trade, sad ask ~ none an exaragprofitfo rpake uplr f.4 the 1 osustained by ?ha.earedgynt,m:n Ospmosioo is '~quick. as~nd u*&f 1 . pr fi., o 0 Our oap gnnn s say4 "zM MME)'RMu$HE all shoes sold by5 u ere wAranteil ap iin every instance ii A , repairedhwithaouj chaiee*.- ~-~ ~ ... H. DARlET at C - Store neartyoppo.intheBank ofC t1n..en.~ y that be has o aie~ whopln faIls-vi Iuge, on. helDiilMt Store, tor Ipf *~I~ neiia~c -' ori English Edpcation - ,~. TIhere will-be four iermsofeleven week each. - R. - Term,,i *4;00 'fr Niemen~jisr~,.~ u 95 0l. fotArlatnotic, h.n ar, iand .-,, - ~T~ Goi,4ilge dru - .eography ; S6K0 for Phk - . on eno p ae fQ edle work eumt he, Nov. O,46 y' .fullyassortmengf'i.l~ To e yad. ' Icriptiona;HolwW y -- 00 lbp. igin ul ple ' J. 6 I~lloa8Sausa $4 Pickle elef ahd, -.~. Jiu ~a mn ap s ~ &?~ den N - E