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AND CARROLL, CHOCTAW AND TALLAHATCHIE COUNTIES ADVERTISER.
G. W. H. BROWIV. For pullishing in the town of CarroUton, Car roll county, Miss, a weekly paper to be enti- 'Southern I'ionecr, (BY G. W. H. BROWN.) ITNTTCRthe above title of the "Southern Tio A ii we propose to publish in the town of r, min a new Weekly Taper, devoted to Politics, Estate and National, Agriculture, the current botiiv-i , j advancement of the creat nCWS of Education. This paper will be devoted to ca,US5-,c conductor believes to be the best interests of 1 , " c" ale and county. It will advocate tne great w mg I11 ' vouhave recently seen so signally trium- ' h t Believing, that the principles put forth by the 1 p, t Whig party as the tenets of its political creed, - the only irue wma wiviumvin &r: ajlv founded, and on which it should be admin- i ' - ..-111 ti tlii-kco rtr-in nine wrVrnri- tere'li this paper v... r....wrv, vr and wherever espoused, its hamble but cordial l .-iTscrt l.Vl A ill 1 1 o.,1ol.. 0 man Or Sel OI men, w m uc ijr ua unatiujnuuuiji v- MEN, I' Our moiiu uy uiis ruiusnau we ue guv ft-ed, and in subjecting all to this test, we shall as we them, judge with impartiality, admonish with jjj.aiM . 1 indor, and repreuena witnjusuce. Asnumuie no jers in the great cause of political truth, we shall Iter point to the cardinal virtues of a representative jivcrnmcnt. liut, tne interests or our estate, ana are particularly of our county, shall receive at our anas a constant ana an earnest advocacy, wnue vrsisUr counties have been the object of Legislative iction, and Executive patronage, the county of Carroll is remained comparatively unknown and unappre 3:ed. It shall therefore be our pride, as well as our jtr, to develope its vast resources and point out its suierous advantages. The cause of education, the use of enlightened and progressive civilization, the ;lv true bulwark of a nation's freedom, shall receive sit attention its importance demands. In fine, as .wile Pioneers in the great crusade against igno 'cce and error, we shall shoulder our mattock and dorel, and taking our place in the great march of adorn improvement, our course shall ever be as JHar- a -nsaid to btanly, -Us ward." TERMS. The "Pioneer" will be published every turday morning at five dollars in advance, or x dollars at the expiration of six months, or six xars fifty at the end of the year. fO-NO PAPER WILL BE DISCONTINUED MIL ALL ARREARAGES ARE PAID. ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at the rate of One ollal and Fifty Cents per square (ten lines) for ae first, and Une collar for each subsequent in- tertion. Uie number ot insertions must be marked jpon the ms. or it will be published until ordered tit, and charged accordingly. Articles of a personal nature, whenever admitted ill be charged at double the above rates. Political Irculars or public addresses, for the benefV of indi- lduftl or companies, charged as advertisements. Announcing candidates for office 10 each. Yearly Advertising. For forty lines, or less, newable at pleasure, each week, $65. O-Bills for advertising are due when the work is toe, and MUST be paid whenever called for. JOB PRINTING. ft-In connection with the Pioneer Office, is a large wrtment of new and fashionable ancy iype, 'hich enables us to execute all orders for Job Print z in fine style. We solicit patronage in this line, t prices the same as other well regulated offices in Mississippi. Orders from Attorneys, Clerks, bhentfs, ., promptly attended to. ILL JOB WORK CASH. 4 Letters or Communications to the publisher must rosT-TAiD, or they will not be taken out. From the N. O. Picayune. A COUNTERFEIT WATCHMAN. The expedients and subterfuges to which sharpers have recourse in this city, with a view cheating the unwary, display at least ingc "uity, and a strong development of the organ '1 invention, Proof of tins is given every day nd"ropcrs-in" have now become so expert at tair calling, that it would almost puzzle a Philadelphia lawyer to detect one of them at toeir game. Like Proteus they change shapes, and like an inconsistent politician they are "Every thing by turns and nothing long." To-dav one of them assumes the character f a bill broker or money discounter; to-mor- ow he is a dealer in saccharine matter, vul garly called a sugar broker, and the day fol- owing tie becomes a locomotive directory, nd gratuitously volunteers his services as a '.ranger's guide, when he thinks he can "come over- a green 'un." Sometimes he even runs a fictitious saw" by putting on the mas- ;ue of aa officer, of justice, and while affec ng to act under authority, picks your pock- ;4 meantime speaking of the majesty ot the wana tne myioiaDiiiiy oi me tfousmuuou. A case came up before Kecorder tJaldwin :sterdav, in which certain parties attempted let in a new piece, wmcn may oe canea - ksummg the Charity, or, JJoing the Court Jlfaan." It was, however, fortunately i iilure. This is the plot of the piece: One of the dramatis persona is II. C. Mo 'Mho hails from Florence, Alabama. An nest, unsophisticated, good looking fellow "oses; and although he might not be able, Je his patriarchal name-sake, to cross the e Ked Sea without some description of wa , fcraft to bear him over, vet did he feel con- he could navigate the streets of Orleans, his one bein abIe l? tnrow dust 10 oses arrived in the citv on Tuesday even freir?t?arge of a pair of flat boats, one was Onf! j ilh hoops and the other with potton. ed A ne latter was to be seen, as she drift- Si stream. "A big racoon, Sittin' on a rail." . ameant, and intended as a present for TV'for our "Straws ? iylospso..: i j.i . - , u iuu piacea me racoon in sale keep- i a til I iniiA . a - I it i . iasi ni5 Doai canea on his com hS mefchant, residing near the Triangle W,SS- -IIe advised hmi of his a"ival, and n Hurng sleep on board his boat, when started out before him, and one of them, either affecting the accent of an Irish man, or speaking in his mother tongue, said "Just stop hould on we're the reg'lar watch." "And suppose you be," said Moses, what of that?" "Nothin at all at all," said the would-be watchman, Vbut you must come to the cala boose you're a mighty dangerous and suspi cious looking character entirely." "Why, I'm the owner of two flat boats," said Moses, "and I'm going on board." "O, that is more of the yarn," said he who challenged Moses. "How the devil could you go aboord two flat boats at the same time. Be gogsty, you must take me to be a flat if you think I b'lieve you. Have you any arms?" "No," said Moses, giving the intruder a push that nearly put him on his back. "Faith you can boast of hands, though, I find. But what's your name?" said the mas querader. "H. C. Moses, from Florence, Alabama, and no mistake," said the owner of the two flat boats. "O, thin, be the piper , that played before Moses," said the man affecting to act under authority, "I'll taych you dacency and show you how to act in Orlaynes. Let me see what you've got in your pocket ,you dug-out you you misarable spicimen of a Mississippi water craft." "I haint nothing," said Moses, and here a struggle ensued between them for the right of sovereignty over Moses, breeches pocket. Moses now rightly judging that he was not a "sure enough" watchman, called "watch, watch!" put his hand in his pocket and, un known to his assailant, for it was then dark, flung his pocket book, containg $160, against the fence. The real watchman ran up to Moses' assist ance, the mock watchman ran away, and Mo ses picked up his pocket book. He called yesterday at the police office of the Second Municipality, recognized one of the prisoners as the person who made the at tack on him, and had him on his affidavit sent to the calaboose for trial before the Criminal Court for highway robbery. AARON BURR AND HIS DAUGHTER. The history of every nation is full of ro mantic incidents. England has the story of her Alfred, Scotland of her Wallace, her Bruce, her Mary and her Charles Stuart, Ireland her Fitzgerald, France her Man with the Iron Mask, and Marie Antoinette.Poland her Thad deous, and Russia her Siberian Exiles. But we very much doubt whether any exceeds in interest the exceedingly touching story of Aa ron Burr and his gifted, his beautifull daughter, Theodosia. The rise and fall of Burr in the affections of his country, are subjects of deep historical interest. At one time we see him carried on the wave of popular favor to such eiddv heights that the Presidency itself seem ed almost within his grwp, which he only missed to become the second officer in the new Republic. He became the Vice Pres ident of the United States. How rapid his rise! and then hig fall, how sudden, how com plete! In consequence of his duel with Ham ilton, he became a fugitive from justice, is in dicted for murder by the Grand Jury of New Jersey flies to the South lives for a few months in security until the meeting of Con gress, when he comes forth and again takes the chair as President of the Senate. After his term expires he goes to the West, becomes the leading spirit in a scheme of ambition to invade Mexico, (very few will now believe he sought a dismemberment of the Union,) is bro't back a prisoner of state to Richmond, charged with high treason is tried and ac quitted is forced to leave his native land and go to Europe. In England he is suspected and retires to France, where he lives in reduced circumstances, at times not being able to pro cure a meal of victuals. After an absence of several years, he finds means to return home he lands in Boston without a cent in bis pockdt, an object of distrust to all. Jtiurr had heard no tidings ot his daughter since his departure from his home; he was an xious to hear from her, her husband and her boy, an only child, in whom her whole soul seemed bound up. The first news he heard was that his grandchild died while he was an outcast in foreign lands, which stroke of Prov idence he felt keenly, for he dcurly ioved'the boy. Theodosia, the daughter of Burr, was the wife of Gov. Allston ofS. Carolina. She was married young and while her father was near the zenith of his fame. She was beauti ful and accomplished, a lady of the finest feel ings, an elegant writer, a devoted wife, a fond mother, a most dutiful and loving daugh ter, who clung with redoubled affection to the fortunes of her father as the clouds of adver sity gathered around, and he was deserted by the Inends whom he tormeny cnensnea. The first duty Burr performed alter his ar rival here, was to adquaint Mrs. Allston of his return.' She immediately wrote back to him that she was coming to see him, and would meet him in a few weeks in New York. . 1 at This letter was couched m the, her most at fectionate terms, and is another, evidence of the purity and power of woman's love. ' In the expectation of seeing his daughter in a few days, Burr received much pleasure. She had become his all on earth, wiie, grandchild, friends and all were gone, his daughter alone remained! to cheer and solace the evening of his lifef and to welcome hinv CARROLLTON, MISSISSIPPI, SATURDAY back from his exile. Days passed on then weeks and weeks were lengthened into months, yet naught was heard of Mrs. Allston Burr grew impatient, and began to think that she too had left him, so apt is misfortune to doubt the sincerity of friendship. At length he received a letter from Mr. Allston, in quiring if his wife had arrived safe, and sta ting that she had sailed fiom Charleston some weeks previous, in a vessel chartered by him on purpose to convey her to New York. Not receiving any tidings of her arrival, he was anxious to learn the cause of her silence. What had occurred to delay the vessel? why had it not arrived? these were questions which Burr could ask himself, but no one coulJ an swer. The sequel is soon told. The vessel never arrived. It undoubtedly foundered at sea, and all on board perished. No tidings have ever been heard respecting the vessel, the crew, or the daughter of Aaron Burr all were lost. This last sad bereavement was only ' required to fill Burr's cup of sorrow. "The last link was broken" which bound him to life. The uncertainty of her fate but added to the poig nancy, of his grief. Hope, the. last refuge of the afflicted, became extinct when years had rolled on, and yet no tidings of the loved and lost one were gleaned. Burr lived in New York until the year 1S36 (we believe) when he died. The last years of his life were passed in the comparative obscur ity. Some few old friends, who had never wholly deserted him, were companions; they closed his eyes in death, and followed his body to the grave, where it will rest till the trump of the .Almighty shall call it into judgment. I Thos. L. Dunn, a book keeper in the Union Bank of Tennessee, was recently imprisoned in Nashville for making false entries, and pur loining sundry packages of money from the vaults. From the following paragraph from the Whig, it seems that some of the missing monev has come to light: "The only development since Monday of public importance touching the robbery of the Union Uank, is the appearance atone ot the other city Banks, of $100 in fifties, of the stolen package. The notes were received a day or two since by Messrs. Vanleer, Hicks, ife Co., in remittance from their St. Louis cor respondent, and were deposited in the Plan ter's Bank, without their detection, either by Messrs. Vanleer, Hicks & Co., or the teller of the Bank, as the current counter paper of the Union Bank the interlineation of the words, "at the bank of Louisiana," being in small man uscript text. The discovery was made at the Union Bank this morning. It seems evident, therefore, that at least a portion if not the whole of the stolen package has been thrown into circulation. Business men, who are in the practice of receiving and pay ing out large sums, migjit possibly aid the bank in ferretting out the facts of the robbery, by scrutinizing the notos of the institutions pass ing through their hands, especially those of the denomination of fifty dollars. It is stated, that the deaths in the city of London, during the past year, were 14,574, of which 9,2S6 females. Only one is reported as murdered there were 31 suicides, 13 ac cidentally poisoned, 78 drowned, 119 acciden tally killed, and 1904 died of consumption. There were in the same time, 16,160 births, of which 8,090 were males and 7,070 females. There were also buried 698 sill born children, not included in the foregoing. From Washington. The correspondent of Bennett's Herald, writing from Washington, under date of the 10th, announces the follow ing appointments, which he sasys are to be made. Gov. Wallace of Indiana is to be Commis sioner of the Land office. Walter Forward of Pa, is to be 1st Comp troller, in the place of Mr. Barker. David Russell, of New York, is to be 1st Auditor, in the place of Jesse Miller. Mr. Munro is to be city Postmaster here. Mr. Todd, of Pennsylvania, is to be Collec tor of Philadelphia. Col. Todd of Kentucky, is to be Minister to Austria; in spite of any opposition. Waddy Thompson is to be Minister to Mex ico. Mr. Crocket, late M. C, is the most eligible candidate for the Texian Mission. The Treasurer, the Second Auditor, and the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, will be remov ed shortly; but the selection has not yet been made from several prominent candidates. Mr. Finly is to be Postmaster of Baltimore. Fletcher Webster is now acting Secretary of State being chief Clerk of the State Depart ment. Albert M. Lee of Tennessee, late of the ar my, has been appointed chief Clerk of the War Department. Robert B Campbell of Alabama, late mem ber of Congress from South Carolina, is to be Collector of Mobile. , Mr. Graves of Ky. is going to Naples. He says also: The crowd have nearlv all disappeared from the city. A large numberJ of removals are to be made on the 1st of April. In the General Post Office department some twenty-four clerks are to walk out, besides numerous new Postmasters to be appointed. Several clerks were removed from the Treas ury Department to-day among them Mr. Gouge the author of the Sub-Treasury scheme. Read this t-oday, and then tell us to-mor. row, "whether you're aiy the wiser.w MAY 1, 1841. A BATCH OP CROSS READING. As Hervio Nano was making his flight the other evening from the gallery to stage the Recorder sen tenced him to bail or go to the calaboose for thirty days. We learn that one of our most fasionable belles is about to be led to the alter by. the M issourian now exhibiting in Cartres street. The mail arrived yesterday, bringing dates figs and raisins, in boxes all alive and in good heatth followed by a grand entree on 12 horses, riders in full Turkish costume. We regret to learn that Mille. Fanny Els sler, while conducting the rehearsal yesterday morning suddenly came upon an encamp ment of 700 Camanches all now landing up on the Levee and ready for consignees. While the Pontchartrain train of cars we re at full speed down the track to the lake, at 11 o'clock, yesterday the locomotive expressed an earnest desire that the McLeod business and the boundary difficulties would call and spend the evening at the earliest convenience. An old acquaintance from up the coast last evening took fire in the garret, and, in spite of the noble exertions of the firemen he was three times encored with rapturous enthusi asm. To the gentlemanly officers of the steamer Eliza Smith we are indebted for the most un paralleled outrage that was ever offered to an empty tenement in St. Joseph street which was destroyed, together with sheds "and out houses adjoining. The unusal number of 2300 bales of cotton attended the Natchez theatre, by invitation to witness an excitement without precedent in the history of nations. A novel circumstance is said to have taken place in a young lady's gold thimble, which was brought up before the Recorder yester day for producing some of the most exquisite poetry in the languages. In the Native American of last evening we. find will commence a limited engagement immediately in perfect accordance with the latest received Paris fashions. It is further stated upon correct authority that one of our most respectable citizens struck . a snag a short distance above Bayou Sara without any apparent provocation and was tend red a complimentary dinner up on the occasion. Pic. THE ACTING PRESIDENT. An unlooked for National bravement hav ing placed the elected Vice President at the head of the administration, all thoughts are of course anxiously directed to the inquiry wheth er this event is likely to be producive of any change in the line of policy which had been marked out by the late lamented Chief Magis trate. We are glad to be able in the two sub joined articles to give a satisfactory response to this inquiry. It will be seen that entire confidence is reposed in Mr. Tyler by those who have an opportunity of knowing thorough ly his views and feelings. Though dead, Gen. Harrison's principles and policy will be carri ed out. Opinion's op Mr. Tyler. We copy the fol lowing from the Baltimore American, of De cember 2d, 1840: The Vice President. Some gentleman of Charleston, S. C, belonging to the Van Buren party, have addressed a letter of inquiry to the lion. John Tyler, in view of the possibility that he may be called upon to fill the Chief Ex ecutive chair. The concluding portion of Mr. Tyler's letter in answer runs thus. "I unhesitatingly declare it as my firm con viction that William Henry Harrison is quali fied to guard and promote the liberties and hap piness of his country; because he is the stern and unflinching advocate of popular rights, and the uncompromising oponent of the bold and daring assumptions of powers which have of late years oeen claimed and exercised oy tne Chief Executive Magistrate of this Union; be cause he regards the public offices of the coun try as created for the benefit and advantage of the people, and not lor the political adantage of the President, and in that spirit, utterly de nies the right, on the part of the President, to remove from office one "who is honest, capa ble and faithful to the Constitution," to make way for another whose chief recommendation is to be found in his being a noisy and clamor ous demagogue and partisan; because he would carry with him into the Administration the principles of Jefferson, and would require of the omce-hoiders toaDsiain irom lnienenng in the elections, and to bestow a close attention to their duties, in place of the active partizanship which is now every where exhibited; because he is committed, by his principles to recom mend and to urge upon Congress the adoption of such measures as will ultimate in the com mitting the custody of public moneys to other hands than the President's so as effectually to separate the purse from the sword; because he is in favor of economy in the public expendi tures, in opposition to that wasteful course of extravagance which has caused the public ex penditures to increase in ten years from $13, 000,000, exclusive of the payment of the pub lic debt, to near $40,000,000 annually; because he is the sworn enemy to corruption, and the lover of virtue; because in his election, and by his example, will be established, and secured that greatest of all reform, without which the effort of reformation is hopeless, viz: the lim iting for all future time the Presidential term of service to a single term of four years: and because he is an honest man, a republican in principle, and a patriot in practice. 1 might VOL. I. NO. 20. find other reasons in the history of his past life devoted to the service of his country, but I have fully answered vour inquiries. "Having responded fully and freely to "your inquiries, "I am gentlemen, your most obedient ser vant, . JOHN TYLER." The idea is very common, -that when one talks of learning this branch of education or that, -acquiring general knowledge suitable to o.ie's situation and wants, a school room is at once implied; and that these things must, of necessity, be acquire! at a d s-, within the fjur walls of a room, or not at all. Thisr.otlon has been fastened upon us by our early associ ations, and it adheres to our manhood as firm ly as our most inveterate habits. But few no t.ons which have grown up among those with whom this fallacy prevail?, are more erroneous than this. It so completely locates education in the school room, that it is thought impossi ble to acquire it any where else when the t -uth is, that in the busy and curious world we inhabit, not a day or an hour passes, in which the most important lesson may not be learn ed. True, the school room and the desk are necessary for certain purposes but the great, the all important school room, is the world. The earth, the sky, the sea, these are the fields; and he who does not improve them, loses the best education man can acquire. Hulden's lecture. Getting desperate. Dec. 3lst, half-past eleven at night Scene, Mrs. Squibb's sitting room. Present Miss Sophrina Phiducia Squibs, and Ephraim. "Ahem! Ephraim, I heard something about you.4' "La! now Miss Sophrina, you don't sa so." "Yes, indeed, that I did and a great many said it too." "La! now, what was it Miss Sophrina?" "O dear! I can't tell you," (Turning away her head.) "O la! yes do now." "O no I can't." "O yes Miss Sophrina-" "La me! Ephraim, you do pester a body so." "Well do please to tell me, Miss Sophrina." "Well, I heard that O I can't tell it." 4 Ah! yes, come now, do-(Taking her hand.) "Well I did'nt say it but I heard that "Whit? (putting an arm round her waist.) .......... "O! don't squeeze me so I heard that that (turning her blue eyes full upon Eph- raim's; that you ; ami I we.-e to be married, Ephraim. If we may be permitted, for a moment, to withdraw OUT thoilrhts frnm th afnrtinrr A'.c1 - Q - V It. Ulfi pensation which has so suddenly overwhelmed the country, and to cast a hasty glance at the future, we would seize the occasion of nnnnm. cing the new President's arrival at the seat of Government, to congratulate the country tliat, under the happy operation of our system of Government, the chief Executive power de volves so quietly and pea:eably from the hands of one citizen to those of another; and more especially to congratulate the country that he who now succeeds the late President Harri son is not only a man of honor, of talent and character, well known to the country, but that "cunw ins cicvauuii iu me nign piace nc now fills to the prevalence of those same principles which Put President Harrison in that Dlaee before him. President Tyler is a whig a true Whig and we risk nothing in express ing our entire confidence that he will fulfil, in all their extent, the expectations of the People when they bestowed on him an office from which it was possible, as they knew, he might be elevated to the Chief Magistracy of the Union. He is pledged to this, not only by his high character, but by his known' senti ments and his unspotted patriotism. On the other hand, we risk as little in pre dicting that the great majority of the people" of the country will give to him at once and in advance, their full confidence and entire support, not doubting in any degree that he will prove himself a true exponent of those great principles for which they have so long struggled, and struggled at last so successful ly. Nat onal Intelligencer. It is highly creditable, as well to the pres ent Heads of Departments by whom the Fu neral of the late President was arranged, as to the Ex-Members of the Cabinet of the late Administration now in this city, that the lat ter were individually and particularly invited to attend, and all did attend the funeral of Gen. Harrison. National Intelligencer. That no honor might be wanting which it was possible to pay to the memory of the de ceased patriot President, the Legislature of the State of Maryland, being in session, ad journing for the purpose, came to this city in a body, attended by their officers and the sym bols of their authority, and joined in. the Fu neral Procession. From the Legislature of Pennsylvania, too, also in session, a joint committee of both Houses arrived in this city on Wednesday morning, and truly represented the feelings of that great State on this melancholy occasion. There is something touching and morally beautiful in the merging of all party distinc tions, in the above instances, in the feeling of respect to the memory of the honored dead. Nat. Intelligencer. It's, a sad house where the hen crows Iou der than the cock.