i, iiium iiwmnwi in ' f
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Satijupav, i ! 5 . i 1 1 ArniL 15,
JOHN J. THOMPSON, r.mroii.
IT" , 1 ' -
JOHN C. CALHOUN,
Or South Caiioi.ha,
, h ii in i
Subject to th d dshm if a Kath ntl
W M. M GWIN,
VM. H.I I AM MKT, .
WM. L. STONE,
For Governor, ,
; ALBERT G.BROWN,
For Secretary of State,
GEORGE IL FALL,
' For Auditor of Public Ac counts,
JAMES E. MATTHEWS,
Of Tish em! ii go.
For State Treasurer,
. GABRIEL S. COOK,
Th Whisra. and Bond pavinu De
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rnftrratu of Mississippi. Hre. or, seem
to be quite disgusted at the idea of
Repudiation, and are busy in some
portion, of the State in endeavoring
to throw discord in the ranks of puke
nr- J I il, !Miw.,li,.i:,i -v r
uemocrac, nj mu nmuuuu, u.
this settled question into out National
politics. Tiovr for the information ot
all .lirLJfr's far "Sta'lR hohor." and
""State pride" we willju-st Stale that
! . . . ..
, alississippi, nas mnca ioxhitv omino
nift foetnne of Renudialion. nsman-l
j , ,
ifp.sted hv almost everv Government
the world, or she would longsince
nave ieniiuiuiu. uie i iuihcih jj ui.
uu.ius uimi, pcu.ps ....a .... "
crauu uaujc oi net uuwu um u mi
. .ri.,: Jn... r.. H ii... i
intirnat ion of those would be" honest
"State honor1' and "Slate, pride"
n. i: i 4K-ti-.t.i i
in roguery ? nd rbnscquentfy, they
arc small, contemptible thieve'. I he
e State of Mississippi has simply refused
to acknowledge a debt she rrevor con -
.idi u.,,iirv, ;ri wr i. -
. . ... : . .. .
tnifit lor hci: Ho t e eonsenin nee is.
- t . ,
&uc niusi uc smuueu uiiu ivn.i j
were, by evefy corilemptible stump
ratoi-jarid ofiice seeker in the coun-
trv & that too bv meri who advocated
and approved of that unheard f f, ex
post facto lawthe Bankrupt Act.
Why r.eany cvciy Government in the
vtvorld have, or, are on the very eve
of Repudiation, the United S ates Re-
pudiatcd her Continental bills, lo an
enormous amount Great Britain
has Repudiated her honest debts at
'different time?, to' the amount of mil
lions. Spain has done likewise
France Repudiated $56,000,000, and
the time' woukl bu tedious to mention
Austria, Holland, Belgium, Germany
who have all Repudiated honest debts
contracted by 'themselves, according
, to law; but Mississippi must bedamned
for refusing to pay an unjust debt.
We acknowledge the receipt of
the April Numbers of the Lady's
World of Fashion, The Lady's Book,
the Lady's Wreath, for which we are
nuder obligations to the publisher's.
TuASHS. The Hon. . Wm. M.
Gwin, hag- out thanks for very valua
ble Public DocmWcAts. -
" ' '..
OCT We have reccivedthe 1st no of
the '-Disciple,'' published in Colum
bus, Mi. advocating the doctrine of
Mie Christian Religion.
Mm, I'm roft,
ll wi.i with M'tinif
'.In. lint I flrniitiM in i '"if I'M" r
".lrry" tit tii'i r """'""n
u.l.;,li .li-i.fli inn 114 II I'liTI' ill
n-inl.ill-i, iliut i r tri-l 1
tlm allnuit n if mm nuiinmnM)'.
My jiMriiifii Hi'iM ii'gn, mi ii
nine oiii-woiilil wiiln h vt ry "-
inij U fi f iiliMi i.f III" ''
nrfnni:, lnli n ilonlt ih
merited, tn nfiiT nil l m
nllDtviiiiCit lurlliOft iUgi'ruiK'ii wlilrli
la tri.fMrnllv IIM-il liCH frllliill' IMO
iiviki-ii of, i hoy t crruinly m..r
8 viKiii oi mil I
il.un n.i.li-L'.l )V 1 1 10 llVluTlMilinU
stuff th it wim ,riinycil to m-toiii-
jilifh it. It I.HSNtitioin, u vim, i,.m ii
my 'lot to rrad cuHt cxrcriihlc I'us
dun; llu: rq t it furitl.-Lcil y .nr ic i-
dcri, wh co niUHi-Hiii g, Mi ii nit:;
wi re but too ji linfully t onxv ions ol
fXintiMnC, untl alinoist wUln d llu-in-Mtflv
reully iiiscnsildo of it.
The tm gid diction of the rivcv. v
an ill cil'oct on tho nuixch s of tin:
face, by causing tho corners of the
mouth to he drawn down, a d tho
point of the. noso to turn up, wi ll
what U comirnnly died m expres
sion of disgust, hut when accompa
nied by that lit. king vani.y, which
would n-1 be concealed, it makos the
'whole affair cpial to and common
.nr:iii with the directions of the
pedantic .tudci.t t t!ie hostler, "boy
extricate that quadruped from the
Upon the whoh-, tho produdi .n
hpsn.iks a dilierent perusal of John-
.on n.nd Webster, but h vrrj slight
acquaidime with iilair, and tue-
It IGJi 1 11 1 !it;Lt.iahlfi exertions on the
part of the author, to retain all the
pari oi iiiu iiuiiiiM, iu i'-".ni
.. T1.,iJ ,vl,ifli ii,is. nnsit master?
ollanguagc have given us. In short,
we can truly say
' l.!9 .V
Vet to b g'ave, exce(l all Mver of Ihc.'
yoU wf please give
folldwrn1' nroceedihsr of our hrst
Annual Temnerance Meet nL', which
took place On Saturday evening the
let i :ip.n'ii iiiscrtinn in vour valuable
r m 'wSil
j nc lil eiui was ujj; n u. ,!
h'v J , ls:i,ir. Jo i c s . 1 ill tiT
ll1,iJ'w'? y '
which, several interesting, and appro
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i:orras00lldi,,RSccretaiT tiien- n ade
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I . "'-.
"It bfecorri'-S my pl.-asant dvrty, wr
P.-fsiilent. as Correspon-Jinff Sctrreta
r first Annu .l mecti g a r, port of
.. ,,.,!. n. ii inn f tl.r.
1 I.I I l - I I I . I I LL V 1 1 U IVA VVH ' vj v - - -
1 1 Tie its article ot me ronsuiuu.m
I .U dl . 1 .1 -ill
l rufiuires me to Correspond and m dl
s:n ti inotn'rii!!! o-l i.tlicr Societies-as
. . . . ,. . ,x .
nwnn,.(, Hin- ncr .,st suirim-r. an
not having reie vhd any instructions
ii ice my return, to tins ellect; t have.
nothinir ot interest to sunm.t, Irom
l .. M .
We have belonging lo this
Society, : : : 2JG inemVrs
. Letters f
One other Society has
been successfully ibrmud
in this County iu conjunc
tion wun mis, containing
some : ; : : : : 50
Tola!, '2?(T, '
Takinff into consideration the un-
a - - . -
favorable auspio s under which . this
Sor.ietv was formed, the ntttiV obsfa-
j ' j
ch s which moic pr( sented the firm
holu with wrrch intemperance (li'uv
the exha'hitions of Upast had seized,
and was shedding i s deadly poieii
into the Stomachs' of a large" paition
of our citizens, we should feel delight
ed at the succtss which kind Provi
dence has b' en pleased to bestow up
on oiir exertions.
After taking a retrospective view
v" 'i 7 i
newed vigour, as a bind of brother's:
. i! j iii. i e .i. . r -.. i : .. iU . I
ottne past, we suouiatui out won re
in solid Phalanx, for the future In thi
cultivation and improvi nn nt of this
glorious cause, (temperance) for
while it promotes temporal prosperi
ty, it likewise improves the bean a d
elevates the mind, "It leads (he soul,
as it were, throug'i nature, up lo na
tures God." ,
Suffer nvo in conclusion, Mr. Pres
. - ,
idem ana oeMs oi tue ftocieiy,:io ac-
KnowieJg my grauiuae iorine nonor
which you haVJ conferred "upon me
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M.i.tl., '"ItK H. H. K-'rUi,,, .M-mn.-i to iiMiniK.1 iiinl r'rl
Hill.. I.X'I.HiVV lO'MM.lUHM l""'lt. o.-ii.i Mil li'1" ('""J'tJ"
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J. It. M' l. Ai.M-r M'" k.
l. .... II Ii. N' Ti III 'T mi'. 1. II'
P.'8mill',wori! i. -M.tf.l In mliln-
Hi'.- Sii itiy '1
Ul ... i. Hi, nut nil of Mr. Inn
III'. MI'I HV. - . ( ,
May next. On i"" i of Mr. I i''
'he tivrdiitt Hio:ii'J "i"1''"
(IKO. llVilAM, Secretary.
. j-j-v K ,,j ,s
S'ncc tho onimiMiCmetitvof the
Spring Com U, ioc mvii t ha c I eeii
reic.ed into 'h ; Sta o Prison Chuilcs
Uiriiif from Mont gomeiy Coiin!y,!U'n
lenci! 3 years Nicholas Smith, fr in
Mobclc comity, fieineiice lor life.
There arc iiow 3d convicts in tin
Stale Prbo.i- 7 working at the c ir
ii;tge ami wagon making budtuvs, -1
at the TailorV, 3-it the ilaksmitl.'s,
3 at the Cooper'-', 2 at the Cabinet
makcrV, 3, at the Turner's, and 4 at
t,'ic Shoe-nukcr's, trade; One is
jia'n ing and one maki ig cig-irs the
u her ii are kept engaged at transact
ing a!l such business as is required in
wh- elbai rowing and waiting on the
others. Proper instructors are en
gaged to attend to them, and the bus
in s-i transactions of the IVision are
noing on very well under the charge
of the i lHcent Warden Maj. Hogai..
jAb bama Times
r rftm tlie Columbus (Ga. Aru,
II Mr. V an liuren shall by the fair
expris. ion ol the opinions and feeling
ot the Democratic party, ue nomina
ted as tue candidate lor me rieaiueii-
y, we s'.iull ce;-tainly yieled him a
verv leartv suiu crt. mere are in
J i i
deed some conKl:i ations which some
limes very s'.roiigly prompt us towi-h
to sue him Pre.-ideiil in pi' feronce tu
anv other. We consider nun one oi
the best"D uiocr;'ts" in thtr foimtoy;
.ma Have uicreio.e iu.i connu nee
t'nat he wou'd ad ninister the gover.i
ment ujon IX-mocraiie prncphs;
nd if it could Ik doiw without an;
d parture fror-.n that course of policy,
... ..I . ...
which we mime comum-ve to me
best interist of ihe country, ii would
ith rd us no Miiu 1 personal graiitita-
i . i ... i . .
Hon to 8"o nun ri uinnni 10 mux posi
from which he was n -moved, as we
think, by Vi.ry unfair means, liut
there arc other and higher cou.ddeia
.ions than tho gratifications of private
or party feelings by which men ought
to be guvenud in public matters.
Every thing oughi to be done which
can be domy not only to have the
frovernmeiil admi Llred upon correct
prii.cples, but to bring everyih.ng
c uieeted wish public atliiirs to as
high a slate of purity as po-sible.
W e are of those who b li ve that a
very happy influence Would be p o
ducod, not only upon the p litu s, nut
upon the morals o. tiio cujuwy by the
adoption of the one teiin principle,
and we wonld not confine it to the
office of President; we think that no
man who holds office undc; one ad
ministration ought to be eligible un
der its successor. These opinions we
aunounc d very shortly aher we com
menced the publication of ihis paper,
and we then gave the reasons upon
which they are. founded. Thitt is the
chief reas-ju which op. rates upon us
iu procuring a p ef.rence fur Mr.
Calhoun over Mr. Van Bureu. It i--u
ue, that if a man in .cilice who had
admiuisterd the government upon
correct principles, and we believed
would continue to dos , were opp. sed
bv One who we bdieved wo.ilil ml.
minister it diflerenily, or. if we thought
he were the only n an from whom a
proper administration of the goyein
ment mig..t be. expec ed, who could
beat his onpontnt,- we 'should feel
utai ma .'jjwin jii j- i3 anoillll icei
bound to forego this objection for the
. . . . J
purpose ol avoiding Hie greater evil.
If, therefore, Mr. Van liuren shall
by nomination or otherwise, be the
fonly competitor of Mr. Clay or any
o hor, piofes-'iuir his p iiiciples, we
s!iall supp.dt Mr. Van B.iren, which
we wmild not do but f r the insuper
able oDjcctions we leel to the pruici-
r. Aatilirt..nf..l 1... 1f f( I .. . .
l.n-D n IUI uvcu I, ill r, ., V.
. jjut as. thc fctille of thi(1,rs nju(jc i
to. does not exist, as there :m .v,.iv,l
meu of the party who would adminis-
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rtiliflnl IM-Iil 111" rilt-lf iml
(Imi L.i' in ly i Milium I'M.i
of tliu Wll mi-l U. iiM r.tu
n irti .
.1. a...ltlMI ill hilllllll'llt ill
wl.i.li'il",y r.itn.ct 9nni.Au Hi
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,. (,f ll.n i-ii.ty, wiii.out a
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iji'rmi oi oinris", ii
,,y he i.'..ily, if t 'l"iU! "SlmpoP
lui.t. Such toMK I'I I'" inn wri'irv,
in d ulihiint.dy,d'.siiiietion. It in true,
that iin 1 gih.ll J t scmmhi km.m,
iu, on Pi rlv c M tilutc One O
the".riiicljle of the party, Imiviuy
Uni t a liC'Psarv coi.M.queieo ill I
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i .1 riS..i,. Mf vri'ilielcis. tin
tuiiiKi-ion t u o the patronage u"
. r . I ..
iilid. iinnroner V to mm ure a rccomi
idee: ion so great Hint ag' at many
. mi. id, rt'u one t Vin plana sale-
L"ia d atr'iii.'St conup'i' u, of ul-noft ns
much iruporiainu as inn uiet-r-n .
good President; indeed there are per
haps very ma iy inen, who would not
under any cncum-tai.cv, voie ior a
in in f.r a steond term of office To
attempt to require such to depart
from this course unnccessai ily will
weaken t ic s feng'.h of the candidate
for whose elevation the attempt may
These considerations should ope
mi, ue rtv.s.ais with ihe parly, why
Mr. Van Buren should not be. put in
nominationr. They are icasons in
which the interests of the eoun ry is
directly involved. It is tni", tr.ai the
objection dose not lie in all its force
againr-t Mr. Van Buren, because' he is
not now i i office, and dose not and
cannot wield the pi.trounge of the
.'overnment. but there Is no strong
ie ison growing out ol or toniicctca
with the. pu' lie good which rend, rs it
mce-sary tor him to be Pieddnt
rather than several oiheis, and there
is no use in encountering difficulty,
for difficulty it is and will increase
- But aside fr m this there are many
nasens which ui ikc "his nomination
impoli e .
Amoi g these consider ition" is the
prejudiie exisiing against him iu the
idncLs of iiumv of the Southern peo
ple, in iel.itii. rt to slavery., Upon this J
subject, we have perfect confidence
in him. He has not only by his dec
larations, but by I is ..ess Siiown, tnat
under his iidonni tialioii, the ro.i.h
would have nothit g to fear, never
theless, such lasbejii the indu.-try
with which' these prejudher have
bren fostered,, and to unscrupulous
tho means' ri .-oi tid to for that pur
po e, that hi many cases, it will be
ifficult, poilv'ps impossible to over
A: o her considera'ion against the
n mination of Mr. Van Buruv. is to
be iound in the invctera e pnjudices
which exi-t against him as a man. '
There never tins been in the country,
a man more vialently and B'utcily as
sailed; do man who lias been more
slanderd, nor whos.: char cler has
i con more wantonly as.-ailedby every
kind of falsehood, the tesult h s been
that uppon the mind's of very many
honest nfceiiy the conviction has been
produc d, that he is on : of the most
disho est and corrupt men that the
world ever taw; indeed so strangly
have these prejudices been excited,
that they have in many cases assumed
the character of person A hatreds and
akhough the conviction has b- en for
ced upon them, that the principles
which he then professed, and now
profit s-es. aie correct, insomuch, that
r - . '.
they would support them in the per-.
son ot almost any ottior, yet many oi
th m would, if he were I he candedate,
sacrifice their regard ffo'r the princi
ples to the gratification of their ha
tred for" the man. It may be . said
that such men w ill act very improp
erly; that is wry true, and we have
ho dou'if time will convince thcinjof
their error, but while' thosj prejudi
ces cxit in such strenslh, it would
not only be an'', unwise party move
ment, but it would b: injustice to our
priiieiples to bring them into unnec
essary cotiiH t with known prejudices
willV many works tlieir partial, if not
entire detent. - ' -
She Democratic 'party must rely
tniir flu. cOri.iHT'lv nf il.rir nriocinles
i arid not the popularity of their cam!
dates for success. All that is ncces-
f? it wl.li ll '"ir fliulplc ihniil(
Iciiri Hi- fin ) l rrt Mgmiul ilf, V in
I) lien, If Iim hontil hi lliM rnndid itii
w, In Iumc tiuil II lm ami Mr, I.Uy
iMiuhl 1h iim I'.imli'lalr, Mf, Vm,
lliir. li will bn cledd but M i i,m
rtintlli thai inr pilmlplei lmiV
h ive tint ui riid iiuy Id iho Ihninii
ii llm duly of Ihf parly In uIvh the m
tu' ! Mid. n7 wh'M vi r ti ny run; it
I well known llu- M ti lir- M'n r illy
governed .yu" u riil polities; II din'r
U any on a ol ihe ien'leinuu po!cii
of who fun (OM Uic iim Male iiioir
than tho other, l.o ought lo hn du
: iinlidate. Althohgh wr think Mi,
Vim Hitrell can bu t b eti'd, yi t w,:
t'.ihk it vcrv mob ibh', that . tun .
count of the prejudice tkUiiuj t..
gaimH him, he in:y lo sin real St Mr,
wi hi'i conhl bo mured by .ihc; if
al 1 . 1 .,.. .. tiinii.lil IU t.tfA-11 II i l,i..
mm i, ..-, , ,,.
licv r.i.iurcs tint Mr. Vhii Uinvu
shou'd Hot l'! me laiiuuiaiu; iii.ii
jiiMic to the l)i inotiaey of the Slat;
I'Mtiiiro it. '
We have made Iheic rcmarkiup.
on the Mippo'ition that there will bu
a Convention to nominate a candidate
but we are very much inclined ton
total opposition lo meetings of lbt
sort, we think ti ey generally do im
much harm as gcod, and its they are
usually coud cu d, the people have
very little to do iu making a i choic.v
Perhaps the best pian will be for the
p ople in each Siate to have their,
own Convention,, nominate the man
of i heir choice, and support hint.
OriNiosn or GExr.itAL Cass. Wc
mentioned the other day that General
Ca s had signified his intention 1 1 be
ing a candidate for the next Presi
dency. The citizen? of Michigan ad
dressed brm on the subject, and the
following is that porikm of his reply
which goes to inoicate h'ia policial
opinions. It will be seen that he is
opposed to -a national hank; that he
is in lavof ot a law tarui lor rcvenuo.
and to afford ."incidcmal pro'cctimi"
to manufacture;: hat the objects to it
distribution of the public lands, &c,
'Ihese views are well enough, ami1
believing as we do in General Cuss'
abi'ities as a statesman and a warrior,'
we shall feel proud to give hini our
support,' ware -he nominated by n
1 )' moeratic , National Convention.
The following are his opinions:
! do not "think that a Nation.il
Bank should be incorporated in any
f-.nn or under any pretancc by the
General Governino'tt. Firs', b'ec.iibe
I have n'vcr seen in the Constitution
of the I niud States a sufficient grant'
of po wer .r such a purpose; and scc
ond, hi cause public opinion lias p ro
manced i self, aud Liliink ju.-tly, a.
gainst any such institution. An at'
t.-mpt to incorporate a National L'ank
ought to he met by, the Preside nii;d
veio, sh. uld that inc isure be necess
ary to deleat it.
"2J 1 think it is the duty of thu j
general government to reduce its ex
penses to the lowist amount, const
antly with a faiihful discharge of its
consti tutioiial du ieff. ,In the prepcr-.
at ion of a judicious TarrnT to raise
this amount, it is also it's duty loaf
ford incileiital protection to those
branches of American industry which
require it. An economicel expendi
ture, a tarnU preduemg enowgli wun,
the sales of tUe public land, to meet
thisjexpenditiire, and so devided a
motiff the variousariicles of importa
tion,' as to protcd our own maaitfac- .
tuiers by reasonable duties; and with
in these limits, a practical application
of the' just principles of fiee trade to
our foreign commcn e, seem to trie l
comprehend the pullind of the dutlc?
of the government ol tho United
States upon tlnse difficult' topics. If
to this be added a-si near desire t.
reconcile, as far as MY ey be, locally
ron hVctin!?' views bv mutual conces
sions of opinions, and. to adopt asystmi
which shall have stability enougn
enahle the great inter, sts of the cotm
try to accommodate th' mselvs to it I
thmk the object which has been w
long sought, will be as nearly attain
ed as the circumstances of the count
ry will permit. .
'3. The public lands should, iu my
opinion, be appropriated to the suport
of the g,over..ment of the United
States, and- not distributed among the
individual States; i
" 4.1 think it is the .duty of every
member of Ihe Democratic prty,
whom the . partiality of his friend,
may designate as a proper, person toj
fill the office of. President of tnu
United State?, to be bo'-md by 1M
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