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THE COXFEDERATE. .WEDNESDAY, March ttt, m. Senator Hill's tspccrli. TiiU speech, delivered at Lagrange, Georgia, on the 1st cf March, is well adaptc I to tin state of affairs in North Carolina. It embrace;? three topics: the crisis the nerve of Coi.gres and the patriotism cf th pec: le. The ciisis in North Carolina TiLat i? it ? or rather, what was it? It consisted it a dangerous nttmipt to g tber a Conventi"ii of the people for soiratc State action. We prove tbi9 from. the testimony furuishtd by Mr. Iloldcu, the head and front of the movement As we have more than once done before, wcgiveMr Holden full credit for his eft-repeated protestations that Le neither advo cate 1 reconstruction, the secession of the State, nor separate action by the State, indepf ndent of t!.e Confederate government. .ut we .s;.all ir.tro luce Lis teachings and his threat?, as directly the Converge of thc?e pn-tesbi-a.- and we shall ak for his l.fi.guag a p' ti i, common-sense, construction. We put :;t of view, too, f r the present, his violent (!!.!::. . iation of every J-ram li of the goveru ne id, and his ppo-iti- n t ) all its acts. tin v'iti. o -JmIj-, loao, lit. ii-.vivn, the rftai. dard, said: " We teil the Krister that we Lave been and ttill arc devoted to the cause of in .ep 'i'dence ; but, as we stat ;1 in the article on the subject of j,cace, we fear that the chances arc against us. We did not nial.e those c! ances. and we cnnri'-t change them. We should f.d the hu r;.i! ation of a restoration of the old goveru-n.-n! as profoundly and as acutely as would the chi T ,f tl.u Ilegi.-der, but if the people of this .Stale, with subjugation or reconstr ue-ioti staring ihe in the face, as the alternate e, should sai'y and reluctantly accept t-he latter, it weald not be in our power to prevent it if we would." Agiin : "The People of Johnston nrc not for reconstruction, but for negotiations with (he Northern people with a view to separation. They call for a jrentral Convention of the people 01' nil tin Statt s, Noith and South, the dele gates to be chosen by the people, and the action of the Convention to be final when ratified by the people of the States. Tlie South would meet anxious for separation, and theNit!i would meet inxiou- ?.,v re .-tu ra tion ; but the delegates, acting for tlie people, would deliberate on the whole matter, and any treaty or compromise they might make wruld be tin al, if ratified by tde people of the two sections. This war cm be closed oidy by tiie people." KaJiijh rfijtdaid, A'lyasl 1st, We do not quote the ei.tire articl. s in itla r m-, but weatiirm not to have garbled lcr ? v det-acted front the general sei..--e by the manner of our quotation. Tiir.s, then, v. e have in Mr. I IohK li a person who has bo gun to far for our success; -.vim looks o the :dternative of r. construction or stiljegatiun ; n l,o deems the time c 'tne for the coinsidera tioi of tliis alternative, and the mode that he pi "Mos.cs is not through the Confederate gov ernment, as 1 1 o constitution p.;L;!s ;ut, but thr.ajgh a general convention of the people North am! S t.th," Avhich is to hied, each .:.'; us f : its own svhiti.n of the didie.i.t v, b '.t after noeting is to ddib- rat-', ami to treat r oor - . oniprornii" sul j- it t the rat ill vdioii of tl-M pt'..p! 0f t!iC two sections - the je. p'e o-i'y, according to Mr. 11 lden, being com po tent to (1 e the war ; the government being i. ft wl.ol.y nut of vi w. A.iiu : " We have favoivd arid stiil favor to-- iatf l in laid down by thedoh uton uv t i...'.. o a iuii'!!!:iii of all the Slates ? wiih a .v '.v U pcac ; the Soiiihi ru St.iteS to chtci t i i e nventit'U io i'avor of sepaiiitio!), t: v NMhcMi States in favor of restoration, and tii action (1 the Ci nventioii to be tihal, wian .-ul i. lifted to and ratified by the voters of the Stato. it may or it may not be expedient to fav r st:eh action at this time'bv tlie States. M u And finally, it is true we have de clared, that if subjugation," with ail its hor rors, jda uld slare us in the face on the one hand, with a restoration of the -oid govern ment, with all our rights on the other, we .hou!d accept the hitter as the lesser evil." Ktileijh Standard, Adjust 19.', lfjCM. Hire are the proportions eroiipcd, and adis tinet committal bv Mr. llolden of himself to I t th: tirt to general convention, a .d to re consti uction ;isthe alternative of sn. iuati'.m. AH that will rt ir.ain for us now, will be to show that he has t-ince become convinctd of the danger of subjugation, ami we pin hi-n to the a!'ermiti ve by i. is own eon fission. Lit us .ee: On the 2nd of February of this pre.s nt year, Mr. Holden, in the Standard, he'.,! a dialogu-1 bit ween himself and a st;p-p- e 1 cl-ataeter th U he called 44 D trw tice." The lestruc:ive ropuiivs what is wanted with a Convention, and Mr. Holden replies : I want it mainly for the purpose of taking dep, to obtain peace. We have been litrliiniop - f5 r. early three years; we are growing weaker, c.-pteiaily as regards meat and bread and cu thing, and though I hope we shall be able to hold c'ut iiruL beat th.e enemy bach at va-ii-'i.s points, yet I am not sure of this, judging by the past ; and if we keep on fighting ami 1 slug, or ktop on fighting and gain;; g noth ing, the time may come when we shal.1 have to He down and take such terms a tl e enemy m?y impose upon us." " r.ut what short cf peace do you . pect ?" iv.ys JKstruciivc. "The veiy bct we can get. I wai t sepa ration and -independence. Wc could have t I ttt r terms twelve months ago toau we can i.ow. and I am not sure that the end of the next twelve months will not find us in a worse condition than at the present. I fear It would be hard work now to save slavery on any turns' "Lincoln's pre scriled tet oath swears away our slaves, and bis proposition to regard a tenth of the popu lation a nucleus for a new State organization, wotild subvert cuf StUe govevnrnenf , and place us-at his mercy. 13ut a couveutiun cou stantly in existence could aut for the State as sovereign, and make terms in the last resort, and thus preserve the State from extinction." i This i3 Mr. ILdden's part cf the Dialogue. I Settled down in his apprehensions and iVtrs despondent over the pas1, gloomy in the prrs- cut. and h opilcss and despairing of the fuun. he succumbs t-i the prc?sc-nt tieocssity of m ;k -I big tl e I est.icrms he can get, before he slnai d b oblig d to lie down ami take such term as the enemy should impose.." In other words,' he stood ready then, according to the logical and only semsiblec nstrnction of thislahgr.age, to adopt rec. instruction, because he reg irded subjugation as " stiring him in the face.'' ' Ilut this is oiily a part of. the Cr.isis which we, the loyal pepleof North Carolina, ! ave. i had to pass through. Developing the vi'ws we have alcove given, with wonderful rapidity Mr. Holden communicated his alarm and 1 ;s. "purpose to the whole Sute; invited, agir.ifi- n j mer tings i-i order to a State coriventW n j which was to rippuint commissioners to lAn 1 coin, to nter at once upon ths negotiations which have been quoted b us above. Tiiis separate action by Xcrth Carolina was recom S mended hy Mr. Holden in these words: , Hut it was fearful, as it u still- feared, that, in the fir.-t place, it wuld be cx'remely difficult to institute negotiations belwecn Presidents Davis arid Lincoln, representing as they do the ex tieme mni of the two soc:iuns ; and secondly, it was apprehended that Mr. Davis would not relinquish Marylnnd, Kentucky, Mis souri and western Virginia, unless required to do so by the Sovereign States.'' Stan hu d, Xoo. 18, 180:5. And because of lhe.sc fears, th" the two governments would not negotiate, Mr. Holden advises the separate negotiation of North C tr- " Una with the enemy ; and "in that negotiation he proposes as preliminary to his "last resort'', by which the " State government is to be saved from extinction," the equally unconstitutional 'ami disgraceful and criminal project of dis rupting the Con fed eraey by the surrender of a portion of the noble old Commonwealth of Virginia, and the abandonment of Kentucky, Missouri, and Maryland. This he is prepared to do at once and if the enemy will not ' rom pr(a;ih:con thhi basis-, then ' fte hat hi can !?. This is yet in pari only of ihe cuisis in North Carolina. Other wrongs were contemplated t the Confederate government other resis! aneeof its rightful ami legitimate authority other outrages upon the loyal sentiment of the I S'ate; a hi of which wer.- regularly reproduced j in the Newborn Times, a Yanket paper pnb ; Ihdacd in Newborn vh se editor" when re publishing them, called upon his 'horde of occupants of the propcity of our people, to 14 old on and hope. .Acting upon these inspi rations, bamlsof the enemy enrolkd themselves into military fire organizations, bearing Mr. Holden 's name, and marched in procession, with suitable devices, inscriptions v.vd em blems. All this has been claimed :is iciti- r mate freedom of the press here in N .rth Caro lina, and it has been borne and submitted to The piispeudon of the habeas corpus alone has saved us from a worse evil. It has beep, a God's mercy to th a whonvst complain of it. We invite the attention of the loval pre.-s of 'he Confederacy to this sta!eu.t.t. it -is uttered in that fairness rind wiih tLit re-sp ct- j ful tone towards Mr. IL ldtn which we have determined to observe. It off -rsan iippd to (bv. llro'.vn and those who, for r artv e.eis. nre ranning mad after him, agrim-t ;tre evil ! co'd ire i no tut of this trcecssarv ac"". of I s O l it i ai. . We tak eor solatien in the fact, that though some papers follow Gov: llrown in h;s vagaries, not one in the wh.T.le Confederacy adopts Mr. Ilobh-n. All, aH. sreer clear tt' him, except Joy's paper at'Newbern, ar.tl one or two neutrams and on-.' wiiose position we are tired of namine. Market So 3Iarkit. - The Ihdeigh market cvaies umlcr this head. For several days past, before the fall t f snow little or nothing has been hrought to mar'ut We are tohl that those who have provisions to sjd!, are holding back until the new cur rency shall be put in circulation. B'.ess our suffering people, what are they to do until the tirsr o: middle of Apiil,if matUfs continue in this way ? We are toid that some cf our peo ple are reduced to bread and water diet. Not a few, we are assaired, not un frequently feel the pangs of absolute hunger. Is it necessary f-r us to mike an appeal to the humanity and patrior'sm of those of our country people who j have provisions to spare. Our people nevr i refuse to pay. in (he currency of air oji country, the prices demanded ft.r th.e necessa- ri s tif iife ; and we do think the producers I ought not to cut off our rations by withholding j the necessary supplies under a false idea about j the currency. j : , At the request of Dr. Wra. C. Itobcrts, the ' S! i r 'T i'. .T n ? .linrrra ff tlirt Wrf.. COn TT . . . 1 u.iini.uii in vinii vi mt: u iij uiuc xio-piiai, we : call the attention of the ladies to the fact that that institution is sadly in need of old l'uien and j cotton bandages, for the use of suffering soldiers. We refer the matter especially to the ladies, assured that they will promptly relieve the hospital from this need. I IiKTUKNEP Officers. Among the li.-t cf ! returned ofiieers at Richmond on Sunday last, ' we find the following names ot North Cam ! Ui.wns: Capt. SI. J. Beardoii, A. tv. M., 50th i liegimcnt ; Lieutenants B. X. G. A-kew and ; W. (L Baldwin, 20th N. V. ; A.J.Brown. 38th ; S. M Buxtnn, 2d N. C. cavalry; J. ; A. Caldwell, 23ti ; W. II. Covington, 58th ; J. B. Cabarriss, Doth. . Ciiiot Justice Taney was 87 years old cil the 17th, taid is in good health', except paralys'-s of his lower limb-?. His mental lacultirs re tain their vigor. From our Special Army Corrtponucnt. Lokgstkeet's Ai:my, Tennessee March 11th 18G4 It is good to be hero although' we feel 'th. ' cbaDge from the pleasures of old Wake to the hardships of camp life, very sensibly. Yet we have one advantage here over you all at home aswe hear none- of the eternal croak ing, fault finding, and disloyalty preval ent in r-ome portions of the old Xorth .Stale. TiiCie ai-t a great many dhdoyar prsoris here but we hear none of it. In the presence of i armed patriotism treason hides its diminished ! he.id, and creeps into its darK ami loathsome ,,,-, p. J w n coi i iq ' ! den. rendered so infamous by its o i ruptton r . . 11- . :.. 1 atu . !,Aill, tlx i lies i 'MS :t I f in mm ; i 11 -i : u i j are having a nard tin.e. Ihe wea'ler nas j been wi t and the ground is ciy mu!dy .and I uncomfortable. .IJjwever, you can hu- the : menxsongat any hour of the day and night, i .i 1 lio ..'i.. ii f)ij aro rl.pc-r i l:! 1 US it llCV II .w ; 1ihv ! " 1 ... . in 'lueneil amiOst hattier s: enes ami iiuie.s. id MU'lOS ! l' l.,r.Mri.Pl'c,mv tlie nnlv tnattcr of.tmit! "fl. Ill li 'ii' J ui in i v.i., - , nil . mti-i n.t relative to our Gene! -i IS I ti ,. i n. ,-.., ,.f t!. Tr.;i.i.i,Ti,i:. i.qj io-t i in I til iiuen.ri is j v i . v i v, i V4 - . Vil li, 1 V "V i -s I . O 1 II1C H i I'"1 LM " ) ' J" been court-martialed on yrave charges. G' n ... " - "S McL iws is about t untler.-;: the s uae o , ! an ! Gen. I,aws, of ALibama, on his r.tnin -from furlough yesterday , was 'aeed imtler arrest. Ail these difficulties I believe grow Old 1 Ji -ltU o:i li !jo.. vlile. lluod's veteran division has now a newM-yor General iicoinmand. Gen. liuckner had been J commanding the divhion for some weeks past but was re'iievd.:lf,few days since .by Major Geueral Field. Tno-new General is young Kpntuck'nm of the old anrtv. and has won bis way up to his baton of Marshal at the bend of u Virginia brigade, through the fierce cor.te-ts of N rtlu rn Virginia, lie was badly wonnued ) at the second abmassas, and has just recovered sufficiently to take the fit M. He no n commands 1 a division that can make Lieutenant aiei M;sjor Generals )ni as f ist as vacancies will occur. The health of the army is good, the provisions and clothing sufficient, and what is more, the men are re-enlisting rapidly, with a determina tion to fight to the bittoi end. Iu that deter mination let ail good men join us. Yours, Akcoi.f For the Confederate. Camp Whiting, March loth 1861. Mtsyrs Editor a : Tlp action, of W. W. Hidden, in nominating himself lor the office of Governor of this State, has taken by surprise j only those who have been gulled by his so i'phisti y. That, a man of the ability of Zebu I Ion JJ. Vance .should be found in the list, j -hows the well hdd scheme of the editor of the Standard, .in paving tlie way f r the elec- ' i- - T " 1 T V . 1 Hon oi a conservative camnu.ue. uuring ino Guheriiatorial contest i:i 'G2, hoping by timt means to secure the State of Xortti Caro- j lii.a to "the paity of which. he was the ecog i nizal leader. . Grov. Vance having fallen under the ban of IIoMen ami his faction, is now "a bout to be laivl on true shelf to make room for sonic one l etter fitted-to carry out their nefaiioiis de signs j am', as it is rumored that he intends offering himself' itgain as a candidate, the sol- j tlicrs " jrom the Uid xo-th Siab-, in the ! Confederate army, are anxious to learn on what platform be intend pr senti ng himsell j h'eiore the people. If it contains a disavowal i o? all articles tint have appeared in the col - umns o! the Ibtl-.-iu'n Stamlard for the last i twelve months, a cheerful actpuietcct-ee with i the Crovtrnment of ihv-se Slates, in. favor. of a ! vigoMKis pi osc nthm ;f the war as long as" he i foi-t of a vankee ol!ntes our S'-.ii, then will i he meet with t'ne saint snnpjrt from tlie army j tb.at was oi-v:i him in 18(32. i .o pn ic nitiiiatiou must be used by' Gov. J V.'.nce iu 1- vv-z ihe people know liis pobiiion , j but let him conoe forward "with tb deter mi i na ion..coi!ie v eal come woe," l stnnd by the g-'Venuncnt of tins Confederacy, and, if m ces- I sat v, saeniice the cist man and last Uohar for 4 i the lionor of ?iiorth Carolina in ibis struggle j for our independence, and August '04 will i bring with it the .s-rvere rebuke that has ever party et Veen, administered to tiio conservative More anon. CKNSOU. 1 imi.ic Mekting in Daviom-n Cuxty. meeting-. f a p niou f the cinz-ns of Davidson couiiJy, Was held rt Tb...masvill-, on Mon.h.y altei no o, Maitrii id. lhGl, to con sider the piopriety t'f taking si me s'eps to supply the vaeam'y occasioned in Congress, trtim the Tt'n District, by the death of Hon. S. II. Christian: On motiou. Dr. Ii. W. Thomas was called othe chair, and J. L. Lee appointed stcre tay. The chairman havh.g stateti the bject of the net-ting, us .bovc s-t forth, -n motion cf ii. W. Sheilv, a committee of five, consisting of II. W. Shelly, Reuben May, A. F, Dtxlson" Ih S. Ligon, ami W. F. Bice was appointed by Ihe chair to .drafi resolutions for the con sideration of the meeting. The committer, after deliberation, reported through th. ir chairman, B. W. Shelly, as fol io s : A vacancy having occurred in the Congress of the Confederate States from this the 7th Con gressional District of North Carolina, by. the death of the Hon. S. H. Christian, and we, a portion of the freemen of said District, believ ing that the exigencies of the country demand that said vacancy should be filled by some one of our fellow-citizens, who, by intellectual en dowments, integrity of character and unflinch ing devotion te the-State and Confederacy, i3 eminently fitted for official station : Be it therefore. liwflret That wc reeoiumend to the voters of nie 7th Congressional District, AlfkkoG. Foster. j ot Randolph, as combining those qualities which constitute the sale counsellor ana wise legislator. Ite-tolvuX, That the voncrra'ice and jt'dieions administration of the State (iovernmer.t by Gov. Vance, and the noble and patriotic sentimentjTm bodied in his recent address to the people, make him our first and only choice for Governor. llt-xolved, That to the heroic defenders of our hoin-s and liberties in the' held our gallant sol diers we tender the warmest expressions of our admiration and gratitude, and we trust that an horairabje and lasting peace will, ere long, crown their self sacriticiug efforts in the cause of Free dom and Independence. The report of the Committee was adopted as the unanimoas sentiment of the meeting. On niotiem the Raleigh Progress, and Con federate, the Fayetteviile Observer, the Greensboro' Patriot, and the Wadesboro' Argus were requested to publish the proceed ings of the mt etir g. Alter returning thanks to the chairman and fccretarv, the meeting adjourned. R. W. THOMAS, ch iirman. ' J. L. Lkl, secretary. Major C. A. B. Diniou, of Salem, Mass., has been orderrd to Point Looktmt, Md., fy Gen eral ButTer, to .organize into regiments Con federate prison. rs of war tLhsting in the Uniteel States serice. Col. Wm. Iloflman, the Yankee Commissa ry General of prisoners, has decided ihnt box es, containing nothing hurtful or contraband, sent to prisjicrs of war by their families or fiic:.dr, will be dclircrsd, THE VOICE OF TIIE ARMY. For Tho Confederate. THE TOUttTKKKTII N. C. KKGIMEXT. A hirge ami enthusiastic meeting ot the ineUibersofthel4f.il Nv C. TrM)p-, pompo-s-ing nearly every member, in th- c m;ii;itfl, was lu hi at th.cir camp, near Oia:ge C. 11., Va. on 'the lo'.h iust. (in iTiotitm of Sergent 3Iaj N. K Jenkins, Capt. Seat on. Gahs. of A. .A. G. Ka-r.seur's, b;i.jade w,;s railed fo r'ne chair, at-d. on mo tion of Ie::. G. Y. Lefuich, Lieut. J. J. Br nd ei't Mij N. E. Jenkins, were :l poll. ted S.-i 1 e;li nS. The ch tit man a-Lliassed the mat ting in cx'-hinatiun of its ijecs. tirst ;iu liui: to bis i . , , former c-'iinecti.m wito tiie roiiio i.t ami loesa 1'iett u t.i tiravv a para'dtd bt'twten tieo n er.t I'lT I .'I . A a.nc- and Iiop.len, tt.e nval caiali bites tor tovertjor oi N rth ( 'ar h i i ; the h im t having been hirising hi his efi rs r advance the c.ir-se, uphold and su.siaiu . i ... ...... : . - . r .. . li o ti ouieu., uicieasi; mo coo.ior-s i.u . . .!..) i 'iiv t V,i l..f. i.-'.i ..! I. luiir ' MiC iUim in"uiij (ii: fill'.1 i-i li" h id ove r been mi .ltui ot tbe .. .. . .,. . - .1 1 ' l O1- oit.n ''I im vt-ii i iiiii.:T.s i'i .vihii v bna II -!i.i participate to-. m toe c m moll tko.t.ceo! the c aiatl'i , amid iiising .shot and' en mmo- .! it. The! i-.i lot-re n .t be some few fea'ares of h s a.iminirtrati .n and soiye few sen ti men's f i is r-c- i.t .speeches wi.i-di 'all C-u'd let tiiiithi anorove, the o-e-ier.il ten-T oi' both sbotlhl be salts! utoi v to ai iu -n. rr tod and true Ti,e la-1' r of the candidates hail habitually un. n:n- o tyankte si;c ess s, and uin!r-rated Ct:i ede'rate. prowess; ha4 persistently re-il-e?ed noon tlie C .rift derate authorities, draw- j ,.t upon' himself 4.he eulogy of Uu common fee, and Would have d u'otiess proceeded fur ther, but for apprehended penalty cl-m " On motion of Sergj't Whit mire, C-. F., a committee if Mine was appointed to dr.ilt lesolutions cxpressire ofi'.e s-miments of the mecimo- I he Go.iiUiittee, consisfetl or Seig't J. 1. "Whi'mife, an.l 1'iivate A S. Morrison, ai.d it. W. Stronach, who subse quently reporte.l the following, viz : llcvo'vcJ, That Wj daein this a fitting oppor tumiy for expi e.4sin our devotion to these p:in ciples of constitutional liberty for which we ifi e struirIinjr, inu UU!' deterininntion to relax no effort until they shall bu placed upoii-that firm and secure basis which lies only in the success of our just and jIoriftus cause. UexfM'ced, That we heartily approve and endorse the jreneraf course of (Jov. Vance, and that we have watched, with feelinjr of pride and ;i atirica tion, his brilliant and successful administration of our State affairs ; that ids patriotic devotion to the cause, bis st'yrn regard for the dignity and character of the State, ids cordial co-operation with th constituted authorities of the Confedtrati government, arid his untirir.nr consideration for the necessities and wants of tiio soldier in the-rield, alike entitles hi in to our esteem and our gratitude ; and that we accordingly pledge him our warm arl united support for a second term of otiice. Jietith-eill That these proceedings bo communi cated' by the chairman of this meeting to Gov. Vance, "and that he be invited to visit this regi insist at an early day, when he may be assured of that enthusiastic welcome, to which h b so emi nent! v en-titled at the hands of every .North Caroli na soldier. . llexiitvvd. That a copy of tlu.se proceedings bo sent to the Daily Conieiterate for publication, and that the loyal Journals of thj State be" requested to copy.. 'i i esc rt solutions were adopted by accla mation and amid much enthusiasm. Alter which, Col. Bennett and others en tertained the meeting with brief and spirited need si S. On u jof.. of Col. rUvmett, the .meeting aiipaumd. - SbiATON GALES, Cluirman. i'i. o H. KINS, u i ,, ' See ret-: irics. TiHMMFl'V-Fii-'ni N. C. ItLUlMKM'i. Camp Coxally, Va., March i-2, 18(54. 5T Ai a meeting of the o4 seers and men o! the rwm lb g't N. G T., P ivat'! J 11 D xoj,, c,. F. was c-tiied to the chair ami Lieut, (has . dones, appoinr' d s .--en tary. Being called i pon, CJTpt W J Webb explained t'ne c.bject of the meetirro. Ujien m ,t;-u of Capt B V iiriggs. (Jiipt N A Vbirted, Serut- A tl Beam and M. i Cr.dlow.iy, Bid vats II Jones and Jesse Be vis, were app anted a committee to elrafc resoiutioi ex or ssiv; 1 tlie otiject oi tlni m;e ;iug.. After a s.!.o. ort u.riir toe commute- ibronnh their ehairm n, Cant W A WJiiUoi' suonii i ,eti too n,;,o.-ij,ig preamble anf resolu tions, which were read and. unanimosiy ad pted Scroll i; i,. Yrir kkas, We the ofiieers and enlisted men of, tln-ooiit N. C T., lot k forward with great j 'a lousy on ;my measure which regards' th; advance nient'of a cause which we hold so dear, and for which we have su til-red so much and for which wc are still willing to sutler, until we. shall have gained that which is most near and dear to us a. I our civil and religious liberty, and- - Whku'k vs, We b. Ikve that the time bas come when the most judicious economy should 'bo exer-. cis-. d by our government in both men and means, and " ' WiiEiiEAK, W.c se nojust cause why so many Militia ofiieers and rivii Magistrates between th'j the ages of eighteen and forty-five, should b- per mitted to remain out of the service at this crisis, especially since the passage t f the 44 Sta v Law " bv the legislature cf NJrth Carolina, and iheaet to organize a " reserve corps" by tho Confederate States; or why they should not be rcquiivd to share the toils and h troshlps of the ensuing t aa:- paign eyiiaUg witii tix. ami add tin ir assistance also to tlie advancement of the great and glorious caue for which we have b.en struggling "or tin past three years ; there; ore, Uexolvcd, That in accordance w iih the late act of Congress em)wer:ng the President, and Gov eruors of the respective States to exempt onlv such as in their opinion are absolutely necvssarv to carry tn the civil Government, both Htate and Confederate, th.tt we respectfully but earnestly re nquest iior. Vance to send to our aid aii the 31iiiti otlicers and Magistrates, between the ages of eiIiteeu and forty-live, who, after being de prived of their present comrniss ons. are not other wise exempted under the existing laws of Congress. Jif:nnti; I, That tlie exemption of these two cusses of citizens, from a service and a duty which th-v owe in common with us, to their country, is justlV causing much disatistaction in the ariiiy, among btuh olhcers and men, and that it sMouid cease" and that every man who ii physically able, be tween these ages, should b? required to render ser vice in ihe field, and if necessary, hi .lace at hoaie should be filled by some one'of the many patriotic Bitfn who hav.; been disabled, n b!y battling for their rights. Jieoolad, That we tender Gov. Z. B Vance "a cordial and earnest invitation to vbit us before the present contest for the position of Governor of the State of North Carolina is decided. RtHolwl , Th;it a cvpy of hese resolutions be sent to Gov. Vance, and also with. the request that th- be published, in the Raleigh Conttde rate, I ayetteyille Observer. Catavwba Journal, Wester n Democrat, Iredell Express, Winston Sen tinel, Petersburg Register acd Richmond Sentinel. Upon motion of Sergt W G Martin (fo G, th. meeting adjourned. J. R. D'lXON, Chairman. Cuas. ii. Jones, Secretarv. . Fight is Prospect. The JoDesboro' (Tenn.) Telegraph of the 15th says, that the Yankees, on Sunday, advanced their Hues to a position near Kogersville Junction, but retreated to Whitesburg. ou the advance of our forced to meet them, Monday morning. The telegraph thinks a battle between, the opposing fcrcea in East Tennessee imminent. A n--w paper is about to b' starti-d at II ur fi ' i-boru', Teuucsse?, of county under Aboli- 1 i i i au.pic A Yankee Fougeuy. The English jyir-, i 1 . .1 1 nals nave recently puunsucu miicui, i Hon. Thos. S. Boc ck, and the report grves in .! it ,;i ii..i .Mi.i-.tiuMi nf onrNaW since its I-'a:. states tint, in accord- oranizati n. ai.ee with the ord r .t the I rcsitb ni. agti.w h;id h en dispatched to Lngbmtl and r ranee, with o ders to contract i' r eight iron-chd v-s- sels suitabled" r ocean s t vice, and calciihited e .. ' .. . t.i i--wist ibf i.p,!i. a: v nrroan.ent t tio Woo ull vessels o! .the enemv. F-r fivj of these v s- . . ' i n l . .4 4'.x seis contracts were tiivio in r ignin i, juiu hh i the other t love in l .i'.n-e. The rf i) 1 1 i:''S on fnrtlitT to allege that, .... I 1 1 w in g to the untsien by c-tistiucti m or iier , neutrality laws; the' (r vcrument of Ivighuid stationed several war ves-cds at the moulh of tlie Mrse, an 1 prevented tli?ir dep irture whan conipletnl. an.l that s.iljseq-ieu tLy they were scizv.l by t!er Ibiiisa 0 wernment. The vessels buiidiog in F;ance h;-d als bct'n sub- c!ed to many . Oi i il visitations, and instruc tions had beon given to cease operations upjn them. Tiie hogus report proceeds to give an ac c unt .f a p'an 'for th.e rehef f our irisoners on dedmsi oil's Island, t o faibir- of which is attributed to inf. .rmati; n fumislied by the B itish authorities in Ci nida. Upon' the anpe.irar.co of this mis'-rahd. forgry in the English journals. (.' mmauder M. F. Maury len nt ed it over Ids own signa ture in the Loudon Times, but a United States journal, io commenting on his 1 fto-, re ifrirms t be authenticity of t he rep: rt. .Under these circumstances, Mr. Marlory aildressed a note to tire Secretary of State, in whi -h he pr ncu need the report, !r m beginning t end. a forgery. The; document, however, ass im"d additional importance in Fur.p, from the fact that the EogHsh Attorney General in a speech in i lie llouseof tj iinni :js, in defence of the couse of the Minis'ry ori the stibj-vt of Lainl's rams, tpicted ii : s au'hentic. On Mr. B njamiir.N attention b ing calletl to tlie sub ject by Mr. Ma'lory. he wrop a h ttrr to Mr. Shd ii, our (onimi-siocr at Pari, directing h'.n to make on olTtcial publication ispliirdng that the report was a gross fabi ic.ition liich miaid.Dixjwtch. OUDF.RK!) To BlCIIM iNO. lt is said thitt the two tlistinguished ofti ers win came in conflict on 'our coast, a few days :pg , were ordered to Richmond tor an in vcstigati-u of tho affair. It was reported that tiTe conflict occur r-d between an tfli ' of the rnrny and tiie navy, the c tsus hrlli bing a question of authority and puisoiction. Lost x rtificatc f StocK -Tb? rmder sirned has Inst tin toiiowing Certiiicate: No. 13!'5 for $3100, dated July 'Jstli, 18G:, issued to J. MeBoyle. at Staleigh, N. C. Kvery person is forbidden to purchase the same as application will be made for its renewal. 3-wtm. DAVID OUTLAW. f ost CorMnratc of Stu:li. Th. imuVr- X.J signed has lost the following C-'i titicate, No, li'Jt So!0. issu'tl to T. N.Cooper, Kalrigh, tbitetl July 2'.Uh lStl3. and assigned over to Sanrl lnrtin. I.very person i forbidden o purchase th' same, asapplicaioii will be made for -its renew al. SAM'l, M AUT IN. 4 Gw Sal.Mii, N. rORTH CAUOI.JNA. Superior Court or Law IX Lk sou: CoLNrv: ) Full Term 1G3. John JI. .Jackson and Itob't i. Vause Moses Patterson. Original Attachment Levi- d on one Town Lot in the iown of Kinston. In this case, it is ordered that publication be made in a newspaper published in Mie State, for six weeks, notifying th? defendant, that unless he appear within the time prescribed by Jaw, re plevies and pleads, judgment bv default will b? entered against bim. and the lot levied on will be sola to satisfv tin plaintiff account. Witness, Justus ivinsey. Clerk of said Court, at oflice at Kinston, tin third Monday alter t he fourth Mondav of September, lst3. l.-Mi.d 23J dav of Februarv, 184. 5-v6 1 " JUST U S K I X S E V, C. S . C. North Carolina. ) Superior Court of Law, Wakren Cduntv. f' Fall Term, 1803. John V. Cawthorn, Executor of Henry Catvthorn. v . Daniel Bowden Original attachment levied on Land In tin case it is dnlered that publication b made in a newspaper published in the cit of Ilaleigh, for six 'weeks, notifying th'j defendant, that unles? hapjiear within the time proscribed by law, and replevies and pleads, judgment bv de fault will be entered against him, and the land levied on will b condemn-, d to satisfy the plaintifl's recovery. Witness, IJenjamin E. Cook, Ciri of said Court at ollice in Warrenton, th'.-third M iaJ.iv after thu fourth Monday of September, l'V.i, 1JE.WI. E. COOK, C. S. C. Issued 13th day of February, lsC4. o-Ga-. Court of Equity for Wake County, Spuing Term, 18(31. Geen IIij;h The Heirs of Hudson High, dee'd, and others Petition for sale of land : j It appearing that, the defendants in this cau?e, j towitt Leonidas High, s'-nd Jlarl'jif, his sister, J and her husb n j, (if she bo married) are non-resi-i dents of the State, advertisement is hereby made ! for said defendants to appear at the next term of ! said Court, on the First Monday after the f.urth j Monday of March next, at the Courthouse in Ral ! eighto plead, answer or demur to the plaintiff" pet' lion. i Witness. It. (J. L3wi- Cb-rk ami Master in K.pii ! ty for 'Vake cjniuty, af oQii'- in Raleigh, this 17th ' day of Febranry, A. I). lSt. an i in the year of J Amcrieau Indei-en deuce tlie SSrh. ! -wOt R. G. LEWIS, C. M-. E. QTATE OF X0UTH CAK0LI.VA, : Kj Waisken CoLrv, ; c o un t o f e fj u i rr . -Tohn Harrison Hawkins, an infant under the of twenty-one years, by James A. Egertou, his guardian and next friend, Charles M. Cook and Jwhn E. Miller, executors of the last will and tc .tameiit of Winifred W. Hawkins, deceased, .and : Jane B. Miller, Benjamin E. Cook, executor of John H. Hawkins, deceased, John H. hle.ning, Jane Waiker, (for merly pmearv,) B.-iijiniin E. (amk and Sallv II Cook, Ins wite. Jt.hu ii. Kimball, of the State of Tennessee, Farm v II. Kimball, f the said State of n.-iuir.-:et, auu .uutv i ow er ta me ,-siaic oi ;.n tsMppi. . ic appearing iroru-tn i amoavit niei in tne ollice of the said Court, that John IL Kimball. Fanny H. Kimball and Nancy Power, thr' of the defendants in tijis cause, reside bir.d the limits of this State, it H therefore ordered that jaublicat ion be made in the Raleigh Confederate, nr six weeks, notifying the paid defendants of the filing of this idll, and that"unless thy appear at the next terra of said Court, to be held at the Court House in Warrenton; on theThird Monday after the Fourth Monday of March next, and plead, answer or de mur to thf said biff, the s.imo will be taken .n con fessed and heard txparte as to them. Witness. ten uu bv some unpniiCiplea lannce, .tiiicii . purports" to be an official report from Secre- rpiIK C'flOGKrtAPIfAL UEADKU, h M tarv Mallorv of the Navy Department, to the ; jut publish.. Ihis i-the only (;..,' j'; iary .'it.i iy, ui i iim J l published in th CmiMeracv, and is to i. (, ,., ' " , Speaker of the liaise of Represcr.tata e.s Ihe v. :l cmmon SchiV)l StM,g,.a,,by. S,rH h ' v 1 name uf '-Balwck" is snbstittlt-d f r that of , order oon. Price S2.UJ 0ar Charles M. Cook, Cl-ik and Mast;r of faid Court., ; iVcd at thi ollice until the 2Mb int for the at o.hce in arrenton. the Ihird Monday after ; manufacture of Oil frofl4 the Tithe Pea Nut.', the rourth Mondav ot September lbG3. . ! . Proposals must state the price wer gallon for tU ISu.i lsfday of rebruarv, l:6 I oil pro bic-l, ai tho (JoVerntncot uill revive "jt L- M ' l)). C. M. E. the toU produce cf oil as well ai oilcake. MACHINIST WANTED. 20-datAW3t Mai! And citf gVM. WANTED, a good Machinist 1 1 take charge , JZt Wilmington Journal. Favetteville Ohsi! of a Steam Saw and irit Mill. To one j ver, Raleigh Standard and Petersburg Ilfjiistci'' thst will come we'd recommended a to sobriety, : copy 3 time and send bill to Mai. Peii ce. ilia isiry anu SKiu, a lioerai price will oe paid. Address, Dr. ;i:o. C. SlGG. . J "2-d2tiw3f oymi'j Depot, WiLeu, Co., N. C. ST.W PUBMCATIOXS, BY BKAXS3V . 1 ut I lilUB. TAB JACK MOllO.VN ROXGSTKil, nrw".. press, will be readv pnon. 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I that unless thv appear and answer the p-titi"n, the same will be taken jro cone.o Mint fe art parte as to them. Witness, 'S. II. D-iumrl;, Clerk of said Court, at cilice, in Gold-h..r., tl.i 3rd Monthly cf Februarv, A. D. li;4. . 5-wCw. S. H. DENMAKK, Ch ile. T O liT 'd C A ROLINA.) Superior Court .f h i x Halifax Cot ntv. Fall Tona ltti'b JHuiel and Hei vey r. Tho'us N. Rowlins Original attachment levied on lai.f. In this ease it is ordered OTat publication betna ' in a newspjijifr published in the city of Kahdi, t r six weeks, noticing the defeiid.mt. that unh'.. !.; appear vilhin the tiiee prescribed bv law, and re plevies and pleads, judgment wid be orde; 1 against him and the land kried on, will he sj. 1 tosatid'y the laintill's debt. NViti.-ss, James M. Grizzaid, Cletk of ai 1 Court, at otiice in Halifax town. ih fourth Moii lit after the fourth Monday iu jfvptemb-r 1?J. IssowLIst March, IStit. C wBtr - JAS. M. GRIZZAKD, C. S. C. iortli Carolina, c--urt of v.y, Wauukx County, j Term, DrO-'). lfinnn si.jmL.. .. r,a v ij wit'... N.T . ii p iiiii . , A i ..il in- ....... - - - (Jreen and Lucy N. hi 4 w ife, Juhn IL Mun hv at. 1 Caroline M. his wife, Thomas P. Alston, W lib a a W. Alston nl Frederick Mc William. Benjariiln A. La vender. Win. Teel and Fl his w ile, Lenj A. Laveiler, Jr., Eliza Ami V' ' di i, Jod Luptou and James White. In this ca-e it i ordered that public.iti 'ndi made in a newspaper publisl.ed in the citv of. R'aleih, N. C, as to the non-resident d-dViidan;', to wit: Eliza Ann Boddie, Joel Luptou and Jan:0 Whitf, for six weeks, u ;tifying th -in of tie tiiit i of this bill, and that unless "thev appear at the next, term of this C urt, to be held at th C'urt II u-' in Warrenton, on. the third Monlay alttrr t! fourth Monday of March, A. D. 1m;4, and pl-a h answer or demur thereto, the same will bj tJKva - as coniesseu, ami lieard txixirtt as to tn :n. I W itness, Charles M. (?..(Jc, C Clerk and Ma-t.ref a id Court, at otiice iff Warrvnton, the third !' -- clay alter the fourth Mondav ot September. 1 ' C. A. COOK, C M. K. Issued 13th day of Fubruary, IHGS. C-v. 17-or Sale. One nexro boy about thirty . years ot age in good health; an excelled team?t(r. carriage driver, and woilt hand. Apply to J. M. LITTLE, feb. 3, lbtj t-10 dtw-w4t. . Lexington, N Ofilcc otChtrr QtiartermJistrr, Kalclht J-ebruary 17th 10L Proposal will be rc- 13L.WKS KSeciitcd with ueatuc.-s aml.M'atth at TH' OF FIC I..