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By O. AX. VL. BROWiV.. Prospectus, For publishing in thetownofCarrollton, Car- roll county, i. Miss., a wecKitj paper iu w tUd 11 sou the rn I9i o u cer, (BY G. W. H. BROWN. ) TT ..r-o ,ha nhnvt tit fi Ot tfie "OOUTUtuw rio- rELfln, a new Weekly Taper, devoted to Tolihcs, IJfstate and National, Agriculture, the current news of the day, and the advancement of the great ' . ? .irfttion. . This paper will be devoted to .!.. .nnnrtor believes to be the best interests of the State and county. It will advocate the great Whig cause which you have recently seen so signally trium phant. Believing, that the principles puttorthby the reat Whig party as the tenets of its political creed, ? th0 nnlv true ones on which this Government was originally founded, -and on. which it should be admin-J islered, this paper wnwena io mosc principle:., wuuu everand wherever espoused, its hamble but cordial support. ','-- No man or set of men, will be by us unscrupulously sustained at the expense of principle, "Principles not nes." is our motto by this rule shall we be gov erned, and in subiectinsr all to this test, we shall as we find them, iudcre with impartiality, admonish with candor, and reprehend with justice. ""'As humble Pio neers in the great cause of political truth, we shall eter point to the cardinal virtues of a representative Government. .but, the interests or our state, and more particularly of our county, shall receive at our hands a constant and an earnest advocacy. While our sister counties have been the object of Legislative action, and Executive patronage, the county of Carroll has remained comparatively unknown and unappre ciated. It shall therefore be our pride, as well as our dutv. to develope its vast resources and point out its numerous advantages. The cause of education, the cause of enlightened and progressive civilization, the only true bulwark ot a nation's treeaom, sfiai receive that attention its importance demands. In fine, as humble Pioneers in the great crusade against igno ranee and error, we shall shoulder our mattock and shovel, and taking our place in the great march of modern improvement, our course shall ever be as JUar mionsaid to Stanly, '-On ward." TEPtMS. The "Pioneer" will be published every Saturday morning at five dollars in advance, or bis. dollars at the expiration of six months. Y ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of One Dollal ; per square (eight lines) for the first, and FiFTr:. . Cents for each subsequent insertion. The number of insertions must be marked upon the ms. or it will be published until ordered out, and charged accordingly. , Articles of a personal nature, whenever admitted will be Charged at double the above rates. Political circulars or public addresses, for .the benefi' of indi vidual or companies, charged as advertisements. Announcing candidates for office $10 each. Yearly Advertising. For forty lines, or less, renewable at pleasure, each week, $bo. : 0r5"Ksris for acrrn nii'i" "iu w" ult tfEen thoonc is done, and MUSI bepaw whenever called lor. JOB PRINTING. " f Or In connection with the Pionebr Office, is a large assortment of new and fashionable Fancy Type, which enables us to execute all orders for Job Print ing in fine style. We solicit patronage m this line, at prices the same as other well regulated offices in Mississippi. Orders from Attorneys, Clerks, Sheriffs, &c, promptly attended to." ALL JOB WORK CASH . ,v . , V Letters or Communications to the publisher must be post-paid, or they will not be taken out. FROJI THE N. O. PICAYUNE. . THE EIGHTH OF JANUARY. ; The Hero of New Orleans is now in his sear and yellow leaf, and the light of his life is flickering, fading, and swiftly passing away. But a modicnm of time is left for the old man, and it may be when the sun smiles again upon this anniversary, that sable badges and faces shaded with solemn thought, will tell how the warrior's spirit is disenthralled and the vener able form we knew so well is at length sleep in? in dust. The eighth of January is a' day never to be forgotten in American history, and with it the namft of Jackson will ever be entwined. His unbendinsr firmness called together and direc ted the enemies of this city, when only an in domitable spirit like hfs own was capable of performing the great, work ot tne. occasion. A foreiem invader was driven back from the soil, and the free banner- of the stripes and staTs was then planted, to wave, we hope, over me Present Uitv until the end ot time, noil- days, like every thing else, by repetition be come stale, and coolness will succeed even where men's warmest and highest enthusiasm ' is kinkled into heat, but" cold indeed will be southern sympathies when the Eighth of Jan uary is forgotten in New Orleans. It is a day to awaken and enkindle patriotic emotions in every bosom that ever glowed with affection for a home. It is a day to call forth the live liest feelings of gratitude for the blessings which surround us and the inestimable treas ure of freedom which we are enjoying. We stand erect upon the earth yet moist with the blooixf- tyranny, and our free hearts swell as we look back upon the deeds of our fathers, v The "divinity of kings" occurs to us, and we spit upon the earth, feeling in our expanded souls the glorious sanctity ot treedom. The tuaof prosperity is .now, smiling over a ''nor pu of the land where, twenty-six years only p the advance of a powerful ioe spread tosror and anguish among our homes. Even ?0w at sound of the notorious "beauty and see the crimsonf tide rush into the jjeekof a Louisianian. Not yet forgotten is lhe trial and the peril of 1815. We are free, our victory has hppn nr.hipvp.d . and with tem perate and manly trium ph we now look round Pon our rich country, blessing the glorious - uiave spinrs inai ireeu n irotn a Winers a 4 j.- ii ' i mi . : r ieSi?.ei?te-and"deadly danger. The veteran of head lowering ; iiiCKory, lining nis bnt 4trect,as ever xvnil2time piles en the snow, i ouSh the sear leaf is doomed to fall, the tver f nfl l?des-an(i will : bloom (rreen fbr 'frL7 U14 Hicory. Political prejudices and declining sun, and shadow is fast enchaining him from view. He has done the state some service, and the stateknows it, and has ac knowledged it, and proud will be thA Hpstinv of America, if she never knows a worse son than Andrew Jackson. . . . All the usual preparations for celebrating the day have been made, and while this is writing there seems every promise of fair and favora ble weather. The Legion will be ovt, as also our noble Washington Battallion. Look to see galleries and balconies crowded with beau ty, and the streets full of spirit and gaiety. In the evening, entertainments selected in honor of the occasion will be presented at the theatres, besides which balls, parties and re creations, private and public, will be going on in New Orleans in honor of the Eighth of Jan uary. ' - ' " - Acquittal op Mrs. .Kiiiney. The trial of this woman for poisoning her husband, which has created such an excitement in Boston, ter minated on the 25th of December, with a ver dict of acquittal. The Post says that Chief Justice Shaw delivered an impressive and full charge to the jury, distinctly favorable to the prisoner in all its bearings. The case was giv en to the jury at a quarter after ten o'clock, and in three minutes they came into court with a verdict of Not Guilty. An expres sion of applause from the multitude could not be suppressed. Mrs. Kinney, who had been required to stand up and hold up her hand, sank down as the verdict was pronounced. Juring the delivery of the charge, she par tially fainted, but soon recovered that remark able calmness that hassustained her through out the trial. After the verdict, she was im mediately discharged, and retired from the courthouse, accompanied by the officers and her friends. Outside, the crowd expressed their satisfaction at the Verdict by cheers and thus has ended this long, arduous, and ex citing trial. Picayune. Startling Incident. While the nonrt room In Boston was crowded to excess with persons, who ivere'anxious to listen to the trial of Mrs. Kinney, the gallery containing about two hun dred persons, gave way with a crash, but for tunately the main beam did not break, and it settled but about, six inches. Mrs. Kinnev was sitting immediately under the gallery, and while every one else fled in consternation she is said to have remained perfectly calm and teA -lb. . ' . Arkansas Gams. The last Storv vet. A dialogue something like the following took piace ai a wooa pile in ArKansas a lew days since, between the barkeeper ot a steamboat and a "native'? of the State. The "Rackin saw" man had a "pint companion" or "tickler" with him which he wanted filled with whis key. : ; "Fine country here, sir," said the barkeeper handing the Arkansas man back his flask. "Raiter fine, that's a fact," retorted the na tive -"Plenty of cotton wood in these diggins, sharp axes, and no favors asked." "Capital hunting round here, J s'pose," con tinued the barkeeper. ' "Well it is," reterted the native. "It looks so," continued the barkeeper, "but what is your principal game. "Well, generally poker, but occasionally we get up a touch of scven-up or loo, jest as it suits the majority." "You'll do," said the barkeeper, "and here's your change," at the same time handing the native a deck of cards. lb. Commerce op New Orleans. During the quarter ending 31st December, 1840, the ton nage of the different vessels which arrived at this port from sea was 182,726 being an in crease of 36,332 tons since the corresponding quarter of 1839. We have taken the trouble of looking back as far as 1S31 and find that the total amount of tonnage arrived at this port during the last quarter of that year was 75,396. The increase since that period, it will be seen, is 107,330 tons. . No other city can boast this or come near it. Picayune. The Young Princess. -Speaking of Queen Victoria and the young Princess the London Gazette says "That" the first offspring of the regret; the constitution of England has so pro vided for the transmission of the royal dignity, that it becomes a matter of slight importance indeed to the -nation. . The young princess be comes the heir presumptive, and in default of male issue succeeds to the crown as did her mother. From' the moment of her birth she takes the style and the title of Princess Royal, and as next in succession to the throne she en joys as a matter of right all the immunities and privileges of that exalted station. In the event of male issue, however, her claim is at once su persede; and she then subsides into, the first female of the royal family, still retaining the title of Princess Royal, of which nothing can deprive her." The Queen had been married nine months and elevn days. As near as we can calculate about thirty nurses have been engaged for the young princess the wife of W7cT Selle, Esq.,'has been appointed first wet nurse. Picayune. ' ..." Cheat Britain and Texas. We stated in our foreign news ot fcunaay that one ot tna conditions of t:. - comrr.-. ' :1 treaty signed bc- n Great Britain and Texas, by Lord i-al-m l Co",. Hamiltrn. stipulated that CAHHOLLTON, MISSISSIPPI? SsVTTJRSAY JANUARY 23, port, but if it turns out true it must be under stood with sor je qualifications.' The treaty se cures the mediation of Great Britain for the pacification and independence of Texas, with the boundary line running to the Riouei Norte. If Great Britain is successful, through the of fered mediation, in securing peace, indepen dence and the boundary line to the Rio' del Norte, then Texas is to be responsible! for her proportion of the Mexican national debt. . Tex as is not to pay either for mediation or inde pendence but for enlarged boundary, which is necessary to her security, and peace cannot be had with Mexico without it. Picayune. MORE SCIENTIFIC SWINDLING. . An operation in the way of swindling was performed on Sunday last, on board the stea mer Little Red, which is a perfect chef d'eeuvre in its waya game1 entirely original, and car ried out vpon new and improved principles. The trick wasYlayed in the following manner: A tall robust looking man came on board the Little Red at the mouth of the Ohio, while on her way . down to this city. He entered his name as Robert Mclntyre, "pretended to be an agent of several persons in the North for locating lots of land, getting out title deeds, &c. lie heaped maledictions innumerable on the sub-treasury scheme and its authors not for its political effect on our institutions, but in consequence of the inconvenience which it caused in the transmission of money, of which he had personal experience. Then he would tell of a certain number of boxes of specie which he had deposited in one of the New Orleans banks how nigh losing one of them he came, while crossing a river at the time of a freshet in Georgia how a negroat temp ted to run away with one of them, when taking them from the hotel to the steam-boat in Mo bile; and how a "roper-in" thought to divert his attention from them as they lay on the Le vee in New Orleans, that another fellow might have an opportunity to run off with one of them. He would again d n the Benton policy, and swear that whatever personal in convenience he might suffer in transporting his "precious metals," he was determined that no one should fool him out of them. On lea ving the boat and bidding the Captain good bye, he made particular inquiries when the Little Red would again start upwards. Al though he had little else to do in the city than draw some of his specie out of, the bank, he to the west in her. He then left the boat and some four days elapsed before he was seen or heard of, when on Tuesday he was perceived approaching the boat, carrying in his arms an ordinary specie box with the lid screwed down in the most secure manner, the weight of which appeared to fatigue him much. "Massa," says a negro, "just'gib me dat and I'llcarrjr it for you." I "Go along, you black rascal, says Mr. Mc lntyre, "I would not entrust you with it for all you're worth." He finally reached the boatl sat his heavy box down, and after a little preliminary puff ing and blowing, gave a loui "whew!'' by way of recovering his breath.' After this he asked one of the officers if he had ever felt it so hot before, commenced fanning himself with his handkerchief, gave another cut at the rascally metalic currency system, and then placed the box in the clerk's office with strict injunctions that it should be closely watched. He now suddenly recollected that he wanted $50 for immediate use, when the officer who had seen the specie deposited handed him the money. Mr. Mclntyre then left the boat and has not since been seen. After waiting pa tiently until vesterdav the officer who had loaned him the money began to grow impa tient, and finally unscrewed the lid of the box, when lo! instead of feasting his eyes upon American half eagles and Mexican castings, he found it filled with brick-tats. : This we look upon as one of the most inge nious tricks that has been played lately, and Mr. Mclntyre certainly deserves credit on the score of originality. By having his pretended specie box filled with bricks he . was what an Arkansas man would call "In town with a pocket full of rocks." -N. O. Picayune. Study of Nature If we look:, says Sir Hum phrGy Davyf with wonder upon the great re mains of human works, such as the columns of Palmyra, broken in the midst of the desert; the temples of Hcestum, beautiful in the decay of twr.ntv centuries: or . the mutilated frag ments of Greek sculpture in the Acropolis of Atnens, as proor oi genius arusis, aim jpwy er and riches of nations) now-passed away; with how much deeper feel in? of admiration must we consider those errand monuments of nature . which mark : the. revolutions of the trl aKp? . flnn linen t5 hrnknn i n to islands: one land produced, another destroyed; the bottom of the ocean become a fertile soil; whole races rF rm iron ls ovtinr.t. and the bones and exuvia of one class xovered with the remains of an other; and upon the graves of past generation; the marble or rocky tombs as it were, or a former animated world new generations ari sing, and harmony established; and a system of iifo and beauty produced, as it were, out of chaos and death; proving the infinite power, wisdom and goodness of the great cau;o cf ail Air r Pot." Vr- LIU -A 1 cl i: ta be pro I::?. 1:1 a nut: cl t. jr .vs sow. it in a -very light soil, letting it be covered With a metalic cover, and then bring it in con tact with the electric machine. Bv the agents employed in this process, eggs, which require from nineteen to twenty days, application of animal heat to hatch them, may be hatched in a few hours.; Rain ; water, apparently free from any noxious animalcula?, in an hour may may be rendered full of insects. ''' " From the New York Herald. , THANKS-GIVING DAY. - ; In obedience to our own feelings, and spring ing from a grateful heart, without any, regard to the pragmatic decrees of Gov. Seward or Alderman . Purdy, we, and all our troops, num bering thirty healthy men and sixty fine boys, besides many pretty women, ceased to labor on Thursday, and return our thanks over good fat turkies,to the Father, of the Universe, the Great Giver of all Good, for the manifold mer cies received at his hands, throughout , the last eventful year. " We shall return thanks For enjoying the blessings of civil and re ligious liberty, and the inestimable right of worshipping God as we please, without being imprisoned or burnt at the stake for the same. '-;''.;'. V" For the abundant crops of wheat, cotton, to bacco, corn, potatoes, amounting in value, by the recent census, to nearly $000,000,000, be ing nearly 25 per cent, greater than on any former year. " For the enjoyment of free schools and use ful education in all the States, with the excep tion of 103,000 boys and girls who attendno schools in the gallant State of Kentucky. 1 For the happy multiplication of the sects of Christianity among us, who all flourish and J ngni witn each otner, so mat no one can mon opolize power, as the Romish sect did in the dark ages, and thereby become intolerant For the black-hearted, hypocritical conspir acy, under the name of morals, formed against us last summer, by the Wall street editors and politicians, bv the generous re-action of wnicn on me puouc mma, me circulation ana patronage of the Herald has increased two ioia; yea, even in a greater rano man me crops of wheat and potatoes. For the decline of all corrupt and demoraliz ing theatrical amusements, the growth of the cheap theatres, fine horses, refinement, music, intellectual lectures, and such like innocent woDUlar amusempnti. We also returned our sincere inann5mrer dinner " - ' "' " ' ' . Because the horrible demoralization ofjol iticians "and politics, is comparatively confined to the pipe-layers of Wall street and their affil iated dens of inuity; for the, honest yeoman ry of the land do not yet take their morals or their thoughts -from Watson "Webb, Charles King, Thurlow Weed, or any such questiona ble saints.;--.-- :: .'.'-y ; ''""- '-:- r ''V -:" Because, although' the United States Bank and her associates have, since 1S37, cheated the country out of $20,000,000, they have not yet robbed us out of all morals, honesty, decen cy, and good crops. ? - V Because the meat monopoly, after a war, begun by us, of four years, is now nearly at a close, and the prices of beef, chicken ', poultry, mutton, flour, fish, and all other provisions, are reasonable and will be kept so. Because we are no supplicant for office or emolument from any man, and if.Gen. Harri son appoints good men, not dirty politicians, we will support , him; but if he does not, we will walk into him as quietly as we have ever walked into Gen. Jackson or Martin Van Bu ren. - " ' ' ": - ' v. . Because, during the last year, we beat the corrupt and bankrupt Wall street press, at least one hundred, limes," in publishing impor tant news of all kinds in advance of; them, while they were ready to cut their throats, out of pure spite and vexation, at our activity and success. - j . And lastly Because Ave are now a married man, and alter six monins experience, we would recommend every bachelor to get mar ried as fast as he can, assuring him that with out being. the husband of a sensib'e, spirited woman, human life is a barren waste, without a treen spot to rest the eye upon, or a refresh ing pathway to walk from time into elerni- So we returned thanks on these several ac counts. "Amen," says the reader. Later frosi St. Louis. To Capt. Eaton of the steamer Iatan, we ore indebted for St; Louis papers up to the 26th December. . " AmnniT the- imDorlant bills passed by the Senate of Missouri is one to burn all the wolf cmlns now on hand! ' The City Council of St. Louis have passed the bill authorizing the 'Mayor to subscribe to the stock of the Gas Light Company, the May or's veto notwithstanding; also a bill authoriz ing' an issue of bondj in payment of such stock; and the contract- between the City and Company-will now be executed. Picayune. Theory of the wind. Wind has been ex plained in the following manner: Heated air hnVn tendency to rise, and cold air rushes in c-'nnnlv -its nlncp -. Thn v. heated air of iuyi;,'-r" . , . the equatorial regions rises and gives place to o '(..irrpnt spni f rem the Doinr re"ioris which is a proc ess that serves la equalise tt tetnpera- ture of the won i But is''cf t: coun tries ivin-r near to the c irc.ni th rr ens has nc 1 1! i r xccivc-i .VOL. I. NO... 3. the equator where the motion of the eqrth is greater. If it had no motion before, on cast wind would be the consequence, and the force of that wind be, as the difference -between the motion of the earth where the air came from, and that where it arrived; but then it has a motion to the south; for it is rushing into a va cuum left by air which rises; so that the wind will not be from theH east, but north east and the number of degrees north of the cast from which it will blow will depend upon the com parative force of the current of air from the north to the difference between the earth's motion at the equator and at the polar region, from whence the air come?. As there must be : a corresponding efflux from the equator higher up, according to this theory, the wind should every where be northeast or southwest,' but it-blows in very difTerent directions at different limes and places: and this probably depends on the variation in temperature " at different times and places. : COL. BENTON-" This gentleman and his party profess tolw opposed to bank monopolies, and are now il lustrating the "difference between profession" and practice. They incorporated the present xjaua. ui iuisauun, cicuicu u puriizan Lirecio ry, and chiefly by his agency, borrowed from the General Government funds to put it in mo tion. ' v. ' ;.' .' . ; To foster this Bank, this anti-Bank party passed a law driving the agencies of the banks of other States, out of the State of Missouri. The Merchants of St. Louis opened accounts with the liank,.and by their deposites enabled that Institution to raise its discounts to more than two millions on a capital of S00,000 pajd in. In the attempt to maintain the dog mas of Mr. Benton, the Bank was compelled to suspend specie payments; or to" refuse to re- ' ceive on deposite the currency in which the business of the city was carried on. ,In this emergency the merchants . opened accounts with the Insuarnce offices, who received the current bank notes on deposite and discounted business paper on them. .This has givemifiu. fence to Col. Benton, and he and his party arc now pressing the Legislature to deprive the In surance companies of this right, and thus force the merchants back into Mr. Benton's Bank. The following are the closing remarks of the Missouri Republican on this subject: Pilot. "But admit, for the present, that J his power does exist, and the Legislature may curtail the j'" :- - w.. j'i.iu$umuv;u unj panic ai'--the result? Wi 1 the ovrmnunity.-be " forced' back into the Bank? No: So long as the Bank's resolutions stand unrepealed,; and she"--refuses to receive at her counter that currency" which the whole community are compelled to receive as money, they cannot and will not go back to her. Break down these Insurance Companies and the trading community are driven, whether they will or not, into the hands of the Brokers and private capitalists. Brokers and capitalists wjll profit. largely by the destruction, whilst every other portion of the community inust suffer. This is the inev itable result of all 'the hurrah about the Insur ance Companies. It is a new experiment, got up for the double purpose of . forcing business into the Bank, and for carrying out the ab stract theories of a few political demagogues." Singular scjgxe in a court of justice. Giacomo Benolini an Italian tailor, residing in a small town near Berlin, was a man of brutal and vindictive character, 'but" for a time so far mastered his nature as to induce a young woman to marry him. The honeymoon! how-- ever, waned before its time, and all the sweets were turned into bitterness. Benolini treated his wife with such cruelty that she was forced to sue him for a separation." The' parties met in court, and sentence of divorce was pronoun ced.1 Upon this Benolini suddenly advanced to the table in the middle of the court, placed upon it a small barrel which he had concealed under his cloak, and, addressing himself to the judges, declared that they had delivered their own final judgment, for that barrel was iiiled with gunpowder, which" he would instantly explode; and, producing a flint and steel, began to cover his infernal machine with sparks. -The court being on the ground floor, the. judge?, counsel, plantiff, witnesses and audience were at once seen scrambling pell mell from the windows as well as the doors, leaving the in furiated tailor to blow up himself alone. The: barrel, however, was well hooped, and though Benolini continued to shower his sparks, the contents remained untouched time enough to admit of a fire engine being brought and delu ged the tailor with water. He was afterwards seiied and .pinioned, and the ; barrel sectiiv,T and examined: when, instead of gunpowder, it" was found to contain only some hemp seed. On being afterwards examined as "to his mo. lives for this extravagant joke, he said he only meant to punish the judges for deciding against him. ' They however turned the joke upon him, j by condemning him to two years imprison- ; ment. . . . . ' ' - -.' - Good Wirn. Sam Slick "flick feller," in describing a or f:onm other' d wi!c,sa5: "She hadn't no car lor music, but f.ho- had a capital eye for dirt, and for poor f ' that's n ncn be i cr. io one .iicvfi dirt. in my louro -as a nv cou!dnt -ais mav tars, :u,' Li U,;. !l 1 ... c.t cf with his then spin wings. - iio:!oa d tncir ir: ar-a i sui :.i f!-; ears j cr the -ill t!.t vion, Texr.; 'T eror is ) t r " ' t. Ot nces are now hushed in cbli