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We thought We had made secure provision for
bringyjg our paper punctually out thU morning;
but wo had tailed to guard against the illness of
our compositors one of whom was "took very
bad," on Sunday last, with an attack of "whiskey
too much," which rendered him utterly incapa
ble of service.
To oar Friends.
"We feel very grateful to all those friends
ttlio have tukcu au interest in the succc of
our enterprise, and have expressed, by letter
and otherwise, their wishes for our prosperity
and their intention of helping us in the
good work. But it does our heart especial
good to eo o many of our uM friends
plxvmiites and college-mate coining Cr
Vnrd to cheer us with their hearty God-speed,
and that more substantial help which is need
ed to make every enterprise move smoothly
on. Heaven end tin more such friends, and
end to them an abundance of all good things!
Accideat aud Fortunate Escape.
A few days a so a Mr. CatT, who resides a mile
and half from Water Valley, on tho Cold W
ter road, was returning homo from tho latter
place, with bis wifo and two small children.
They were riding In a covered buggy drawn by a
mule ' After crossing Morrison's creek on a
bridge they came to a dense thicket, out of which
emerged suddenly several calves. The mule lc
om frightened, and turned suddenly round,
without upsetting tho buggy, and took the back
track. Ir. Carr gave the lino a sudden jerk and
broke it ; but seeing that tho mule, in approach
ing the bridge, was likely to get but ono wheel
on it, and that a general upsetting was to Iks np
prclicnded, he sprang out and struck the mule on
tho side of the head, which put him in position
and ho crossed tho bridge with his precious
freight in safety, but took up, line of inarch, in a
brisk trot, for Water Valley I When Mr. t'urr
junipcdiit, he designed to catch tho mule; but
ho bcramo entangled or disabled by his full, and
could not overtake him. Before they touched'
the old Slajre road, Mrs. Carr believed she could
. .
fprmg out and hum itie inuic, aim save ner cnu
dNjii, but in tho attemptshe was distillled! On
went mnlcy with tho two children father and
Mother left behind completely hor da conduit,
but with as much anxiety, perhaps, fur tho safuty
of tho precious little ones, as ever animated the
parental bosom. In his extremity the oldest child
took the line and began to pull, but it did not stop
tho mule. Having tho " baby" m his custody,
sitting in the bo! torn of tho buggy, he concluded,
as father and mother had jumped out, ho would
follow their example, and rising with tho baby
in his arms, the little hero sprang out too ! They
"fell in a pile, one wheel of tho buggy running
over tho child. No r ' or lasting damage re
sulting to any of the parties !
Mnlcy went on, turned the angle in tho road
safely, was not caught by stumps, tree or fences,
and crossed the bridge over f itiicknloia, and trot
ted up into tho city, and was likely to pass thro,'
when it was discovered by some of the merchants
orthcir clerks that liiuley was alone, and it was
"arrested" and taken back ! V lietber they fed
or watered tuuhy that night, our informant did
not learn. Nor did he learn the age of the child
who thus early followed the example set by its
To our young friends on tho Committee of In
vitation wo are U'ider obligations for a compli
mentary ticket to lac Commencement Hull, to be
given at the Steward's Hall, at tho l"nivority,
Thursday night, June 2SUl We understand
that preparations have been made on a much
larger scale than ever before, and wo know tho
managers, and the other young men of tho Uni
versity, well enough to bo suit they will leave
nothing undono which will contribute to the com
fort and enjoyment of all who may be present.
They know how to do such things, too. Count
us one at tho frolic.
We are under obligations to tho Ladies of the
Oxford Musical Association, fora complimentary
ticket to their Concert at tho Town Hall, on
Thursday night, June 1-llh, for the benefit of the
Oxford Cemetery. We are glad to know that the
Concert was a perfect success, as is everything
which the ladies undertake. The receipts of the
evening were about $100, and the subscriptions
ft?" Wo return our thanks to Mr. Paine,
Principal of College Hill Female Seminary, for a
very polite invitation to attend tho examination
at that institution on next Monday and Tuesday,
June 25th and 2i!th, and the Concert which is
to be given on Tuesday night, the SfitiL Wo re
gret that our engagements here "-ill make it im
possible for us to accept the invitation.
Our Advertisers.
W'c call the nttention of onr readers to
the advertisements of Messrs. Eades A: Xclms,
Geo. D. Fee, Jas. O. Trigg & Co., and K. 11
Doyle, in our present iiu!"'kt. From nn in
spection of their several stocks, w e are con
vinced tlint those who desire to make pur
chases in their lines would do well to call
upon them.
Cotton niooms.
Mr. "William Ilollowell, of this County,
yesterday handed in to us a perfect cotton
bloom; the first we had seen during the
present season.
Mr. G. Macon Thompson this morning
sent in another specimen, which was plucked, I ,j(
lie said, two davs ago.
W "Tlic Glorious lulon."
It is already apparent that this is to be, in
1S60, as it was in 1851, the rallying cry of a
political party. The fisherman, who Ends, on
one occay, that a particular -bait is more
killingly attractive than any otlicr, will con
tinue to employ it until he is taught, by ex
perience, that what was yesterday so irresist
ibly tempting to the finny fools he would be
guile into Ins basket, may to-morrow be
regarded with the most profound indifference.
And whether he fish for things with fins, or
thiiK's with trousers, ho will be a dull fisher
man who ihws not make the Jiscovcry, before
he reaches the age of three-score years and
ten, that he who never change his bait will
ofteii have " worse luck " than his compan
ion, who, studying tho weather, tho nature of
the game he is in quest of, tho season, tuid all
surrounding circumstances, intelligently ad
apts his bait to these..
Those eager fishers of men who will shortly
bo casting their lines into all the stream in
Mississippi,relying npon the "glorious Vniou"
bait, which " took" so marvellously in 1831,
to secure, each, a string of gudgeons long
enough to reach into an office, will be cer
tain, we thiuk, to be a sadly disappointed class
of sportsmen. Havinjr been a long time
fiisting, they are a very hungry set of gentle
men; being hungry when they set out, they
will pursue their sport with mi ardor height
ened by tho confident expectation that they
nro about to catch no cud of big and little
fishes, wherewith to get up a mammoth "fry"
which will appease tho cravings of their npe
tites forever. Alas! to thiuk that the weary
fishermen will be compelled, as they wend
their way homeward in tho evening, to inform
nil questioner that they uro returning din
nerless, having only " tisliermau's luck" to
boast of for the day; not even a "glorious
nibble" having to warded all their painful
Seriously, wo lint c no idea that the cry of
"union" will prove to bo so powerful as it
was in '51. There are many feiuous why it
should not bo so. Then, tho plans and pur
poses of the enemies of slavery had not been
developed us they are to-day; uud many of
onr people, whoso eyes arc now fully opened
to thu do-signs of l!laek Republicanism, could
not be persuaded that any sinister Intention
lurked behind those fair professions which
weieupou the lips of every union man, of the.
" ultimate finality " of that adjustment, called
a compromise, whereby the South yielded eve
rything .anil obtained nothing in return except
mi empty promise made to ho broken that !
the slavery limitation tdiould cease forever.
Such men, having discovered their error, can
not be again misled iu tho samo direction.
Another large class was led axtr.iy by the
loudness and persistency with which that
"bold assertcr", Foote, and Us compeers,
n iterated their accusation that Quitman, Da
vis, anil the other leaders of the State llights
school, were disuuionists p.-r e that is, that
they desired, uud were only striving to bring
about, n dissolution of the Union fur it own
fil: The men against whom this accusation
wim directed were not pemilted to tleliv the
charge pcrforrcd against them ; a deafening
climior was kept up to prevent remonstrance
or reflection, and the vote of the people was
cast iu n maddening whirl of excitement which
nllbrded no space for that " sober second
thought" which followed so closely upon the
heels of the election, that in six w eeks after it
occurred, the popular sentiment Lad under
gone a total revolution. That majority, which,
iu September, when delegates to the Conven
tion were elected, amounted to many thou-
saiiu, lum UMinJlcd down, iu ncpicninci, in
a meagre .remnant of Jess than one thousand,
which speedily melted away beneath the rays
of common sense. Xo man, who believes that
tho rampant "Union men n of '51 imposed
upon him, can be, this year, again deluded
by the former story.
There arc many, likewise, of our citizens,
who, iu 1851, believed that tho Union was as
well worth preserving as it had ever been.
They were unable to preceive that the spir
it of fraternal regard and mutual good will
iinioug the people of the dilTcrrcnt States, out
of which the Union grew and upon which
alone it can repose in safety, had sustained
any such severe shock, or undergone any such
change, ns to inspire a well-grounded appre
hension for its continuance, or to lead to the
belief that the Union itself might not contin
ue to be, for centuries to come, as it had been
f.r three-score years, the boast and glory of
the present age. I5ut a large proportion of
thor.c men no longer entertain their former
hopes, becaasc they have ceased to cherish
their old convictions, and they will not lend
their aid to perpetuate the form of a Uuion
from which tliey believe its tjurit has de
parted. AVe w ill not yield to any man iu love for, or
devotion to, the Union of these States ; but
the Union of our affections is that which our
fathers framed, and not any distortion of their
handiwork. AVe repel, as an insult to tho
ages and patriot who formed it, the sensc
i. . .1.. ; ui.A ,.nn,.n,..,i rtn.i "
or that, aside from the ends of its formation,
it is in any sense "a good," or for itself in
any wise to be desired. It isas a means, only,-
Constitution, if they would enjoy the benefits
of the Confederation, and that it U too much
to expect that the people of the South will
tamely submit to a position of inferiority
within tho Union.
Tho Union of the States, like partnership
between individuals, is cemented only by the
interest of the several parties to the compact
of association. So long a they find that
they can best promote their individual ad
vantage thereby, so long, as sensible men,
will they remain associated: so soon as they
discover that tho connection is a losing one,
so soon, as sensible men, will they dissociate
themselves. If a majority 'of the partners
seize nnon the common fund, which belongs
alike to all, and appropriate it, in violation of
every rule of right, to their own individual
purposes, iu utter exclusion of tho claim of
tho minority, the latter, wo opine, would
scarcely be satisfied with high sounding eu
logiums upon the partnership as "tho para
mount good," or accept past profits a a full
indemnity for future gains. .
We love the Union, as it was meant to be ;
but wo have littlo respect for thoso who are
peqietually chauting pecans to any sort of a
Union which, even by military force, will
hold the States together, without reference
ta any question of the honor or tho interest of
either Bectioii of the Union. Wo turn from
them w ith just such a feeling as would bo in
spired by songs in praise of " holy marriage,"
proceeding front tho lips of willingly coriiu
ted husbands, whoso faithless wives were
filling their homes w:,.h swarming bastard
broods, si
Capture of u Shiver.
The Hon, LQ.C Lamar, our distinguish
ed representative in Congress, arrived in Ox- i and not as an end, that it has been product-
ford yestcrdiy. lie leaves this evening for ' v of any advantages to our people, or that
Holly Sprjugs, where he is "booked" to ' they can expect to derive aught of advantage
deliver an tvldre to-morrow, In-fore tlic 1 fr"ra it in the future; and the Constitution
young ladies of Franklin Female College. j on which the Union rests was "ordained anil
He seems to 1 in excelhit health ad spir- established," in the language of its framers,
its. We noticed, in the Washington papers ! a the means whereby they might "form a
of lat week, that an addro. delivered by j more perfect Union, establish justice, ensure
him before a Young Ladies Sciiibmry in that : domestic tranquillity, provide for the cont
City, was spoken of in the highest terms ,f mon dcuti promote the general welfare,
eulogy, V
At the NafhvUle, Term., Female Academy.
May 22nd. Miss Meoora M uwru. daughter of
H. P. Maxwell, of Salem, Miss., in the ltith year
of her age.
Kind and generous in disposition ; exceedingly
racial in btr Urnperanrant ; amiable, aflccti mate
ad diitif.il. Miss Maxwell won tin love and es
teem of ail who knew her, PSo was favorite
among her scWdm-vtt-s nd with her Tutors ; at
borne, she wa dutiful daughter and alov::f g i-is-Jt.
We deeply svniT.athi.vc wilh b-.-r r -bribe--f
r lfrk:i'1 in 1h- t ''s' i -'u r.!. nr."
and sccorj the Idcssing oflilertv to them
selves aud their po-terity." Aside from
thec great "objects, the cTcral States had no
inducement to confederate together; and if
tha day shall ever dawn whea it shall be as
certained that those objects cannot be seenr
td within the Union, the Union itself will 1
l-nt a Jel and putrefying thing from which
the animating and preserving soul has fled.
M'c do cot yet depair of ihe Union. We
si ill trust that the po-pli- of the North may
1 1.--1 1 c iojri h' ii-1, b for- it ! late,
I ! 'i-y !i-i '1 .: ! !' ' f th-:
Corrc.'pnnileneo of tlic Now Orleans Delta.
U. S. S. CBrsAMiR, May 27, 1800.
As the United States Btcamer Crusader was
cruising in the old Bahama Channel, not far from
Ncuvitas, on tho 23d of May, a square-rigged
vessel of moderato sizo was reported from aloft.
We immediately stood for her, as no sail is al
lowed to pass us in theso slaver-hunted waters,
or even to come in sight, without having her
character ascertained. As soon as she found
herself an object of pursuit, tho strango sail be
gan to behave in such a manner as strongly ex
cited our suspicions, and at length put her helm
up and rnn in for tho shore. Unfortunately for
her, tho wind was so light that sho was preven
ted from effecting her purpose, and wo rapidly
overhauled her, iiothwithstanding that tho was
carrying all her canvass.
The Crusader now hoisted English colors and
fired a gun to windward, when, after somo do-
lay, tho barque (for surh she proved to be) finil-
: ly displayed tho French flag at tho peak, liy
this time, however, we wore so near that wo were
enabled to see that her hatches were all closely
covered over, and as wo continued to approach
we ronUl even distinguish at intervals the pecu
liar loathsome odor of a crowded slave-ship.
Under thesu circumstances it was determined to
board her, and accordingly a boat and the En
glish ensign were low ered at tho same time, und
tho American colors were hoisted. Xo sooner
did tho Crusader's bout leave her side than the
barque hauled down tho French colors, ami, as
we subsequently learnul threw them and their
Portugnes papers overboard together; so that
when she Imnnlnl sho bl nri'tlu'i (jr.pvrs
nor colors, and was confessedly without name
or nationality.
For a little while thcro was dead silence on
board both hips, though tho increasing strong
ammoniacal African ordor placed beyond all
doubt tho fact that tho harquo had under her
hatches a cargo of negroes. And now we be
gan tu hear a sort of suppressed moaning, which
soon swelled into the unmistakable murmur of
hum;n voices. As our boat reached tho side of
tho barque, and tho officer in chargo sprang on
tho deck, with a tremendous shout tho hatches
were forced open from below, and out burst
hundreds tho aclf-liberaled slaves. As they
caught sight of the stars and stripes floating s
near which no doubt seemed to these poor
wretches like a bright rainbow of promise they
becamo perfectly frantic with joy. They climb
ed up all ulong tho rail; they hung on the shrouds;
they clustered like swaming bees in the rigging,
while rose from sea to sky the wildest acclama
tions of delight They iknccd and leaped and
waved their arm in the air, and screamed and
yelled in a discordant but pathetic concert
There was one thing, however, even more touch
ing than all this outcry of barbaric rejoicing.
My attention was attracted to a group consisting
of somewhat more than a hundred women, with
drawn apart from tho shouting and noisy men.
Their behavior was in strong contrast with that
of the others, and was characteristic of their sex.
Entirely nude, but innocently unabashed, they
sat or knelt in tearful and silent thankfulness.
Several of them held infants in their arms, and
through their tears, like sunshine from behind
a'cloud, licamedan expression of the deepest grat
itude. The men looked as though they bad just
been rai.-xd from despair to the most exultant
The scene of confusion on board the barque
when the negiocs found themselves released from
the accustomed restraint ha (lies all description.
They had, of course, all been kept on a very
small allowance of food and water during the
passage. Ihc first use they tnaile or llicir Iiijcr
ty was to satisfy their hunger and thirst, which
they did by breaking iuto the bread barrels and
water-casks, and then running about eating,
drinking, dancing, and screaming all at once.
It mattered but littlo to them what sort of vessels
they drank from ; buckets, boxes, and troughs
were all brought into requisition. I even saw
several fellows, happy and delighted, with a
piece of bread in one hand and a wooden spittoon
full of muddy water in the other. As soon as
their appetites were satisfied the African fondness
for finery began to show iUclf, and all the loose
articles in the ship were employe! as personal or
naments. Some fastened belaying pins to their
wrists, and some strutted proudly about with
copper ladles hung round their nocks. By this
time, howivcr, a detachment of marines arrived
from the Crusader, and order was at once restor
ed, and an organbation established.
The nc,:rocs were clothed with pieces of can
vass, and the captain, supercargo and crew sent
on board the Crusader as prisoners. They made
no claims or remonstrance whatever, but sur-
! rendered themselves as slavers without national
ity. They stitcd that the barque had no name,
and that ail their papers had been thrown over
board with the colors. They seemed to bear
their loss wilh philosophic equanimity. Such a
contingency had evidently been regarded by
them as a lart of their risk, and they were
n'Tt unprepared for it The capta;n is a French
man, as is also t'.ic superrargiv a:id the crew are
mol!v Spaniards, wilh a few Frenchmen. The
er of war recently taken by the King of Daho
mey. They were brought from Wydah, a large
town on the slave coast, in the Bight of Benin,
the seaport of the renowned kingdom of Daho
mey. They arc much superior to the Congos,
who usually compose the cargoes of slavers, not
only in physique, but also in intelligence, near
ly all are in excellent health, which is no doubt
owing to the careful arrangement made for their
comfort on board the barque. In number, they
amount to about 450, and the slave deck affords
ample accommodation for them alL During a
passage of forty -five days from the Gnlf of Gui
nea seven only have died, which i certainly a
very small number.
The passage from Cuba to Key West was
made without any death among the negroes,
and without any incident of Interest Barra
coons have been erected at Key West for the ac
commodation of recaptured slaves, and our car
go will be sent thither as soon as possible. The
prisoners will remain in cliargo of the United
States Marshal to await the result of their trial.
Dcutli of 31 uJor-Geueral Jesup.
Tho public at large, but especially his compa
nions in arms, will bo grieved to bear of the
death, in this city, yesterday morning, from par
alysis, of Major-Gcncral Thomas Sydney Jesup.
Tho deceased was but a few day ago in the
activo ersonal discliargo of his duties a Quar
termaster General of tho Army, and we met him
with an elastic step on tho street, with an ap
parent prospect of continued usefulness. This
brave ofliccr, w boso name U to be found conspi
cuous in our military annals, was not more ad
mirable as a soldier" than bo was estimable for
hi domestic and social virtues.
General Jesup was born in Virginia in the
year 178s, and entered tho army iu 1808 as a
second lieutenant of tho seventh infantry, and his
subsequent military history is succinctly descrili
eil as follows : So rapid wa his promotion, that in
Hi he was Brigade Major and Acting Adjutant
General to Brigadier General Hull. In 1-113 he
was Major of the nineteenth infantry; transferred
in 1811 to tho twenty-fifth infantry as Brevet
Lieutenant Colonel for distinguished and meri
torious service in the battle of Chippewa, of the
3th of July, 1HH. In November of the same year
ho was brevetted Colonel, for gallant conduct
and distinguished skill in tho battle of Xing.'.i.i,
of tho 25th of July, 1814, in which ho was se
verely wounded. On tho reduction of the army,
in 1815, he was retained in tho first infantry,
and in 1817 was Lieutenant Colonel of tho third
infantry. In 1S18 ho was appointed Adjutant
General, with the rank of Colonel ; and the same
year Quartermaster General, w ith the rank of
Brigadier General ; and was brevetted Mnjor
General in May, 1S23, for ten years' meritorious
service. Ho was assigned to tho command of
tho army ef tho Creek Nation, Alabama, in 1830,
and succeeded Gen. Call in Florida on tho 8th
December, 182(1 ; wa wounded in action with
the Seniiuolo Indians, near Jupiter Inlet, on the
24th January, 1838 ; and was succeeded by Col.
Z. Taylor on the 15th May, 18:!8 ; whereupon
ho returned to tho duties of his department,
w hich he managed w ith distinguished ability.
In his despatch from Chippewa Plains, July
7, 1814, (icn, Brown, iu detailing the incidents
of the lmttlo of Chippewa, thus refers to the
subject of this sketch :
"Mnjor Jesup, commanding the left flank bat
talion, finding hiiiLsclf pressed in front and in
flank, and his men falling fust around him, or
dered his battalion to 'support nrms and ad
vance ;' tho order was promptly obeyed, amidst
tho most deadly and detructive fire, lie gained
a umro secure position, and returned upon the
enemy so galling a discharge as caused them to
retire, lly this limo tticlr whole line w as Rilling
back, and our gallant soldiers pressed upon them
as fast as possible."
In his despatch concerning tlio severe battle
of Niagara, June 25, 1814, Gen. Brown thus re
fers to some of his otlicers:
"From tho preceding details you have new
evidence of the distinguished gallantry of Gene
rals Scott and Porter, of CoL Miller, and Major
Jesup, of the first brigade."
To his fine military capacity in the field Gen.
Jesup added great administrative ability. In
tho management of tho vast concerns of the
Quartermaster's Department he evinced great
foresight but tho labor devolved upon him by
tho Mexican war. in managing the details of the
campaign in a iar-ilistant country, can only ie
properly appreciated by those who shared in
its dillieulties and responsibilities. A grateful
country must ever bear in honorable remem
branco tho services of the veteran soldier and
gentleman, whose name and fame will go down
to posterity as a portion of our brightest military
records. J atiOnal ltilcllttjenei r.
Parlos, Lodges, or Churches.
MR. W. NASH, fomerlrof Kashvilto, Tenn., and
lately of Katchex, will be here on Uondav the KSth,
and will vwil Oxford every Spring and 'll 'u
(Sooth side of flic Public Square,) -
purpoae of tuning, regulating and receiving orders
fur instruiuenu. lie sell ao Piano except those he
can wuraiit to give entire uUsUetioa for tea years.
Any Piano sold by bim will b kept in good order
one' Tear free from charge. The Til ton Guitar, at
flu, 'is superior in tone to any other make at fcW-
Mr V it ona uf the oldest aud moat reliable tuner
in tlie country, and refer to Rev. Dr. Edjsar, of
Nashville, Dr. tiniudy and Jule Charle Scott, of
Memphis, lr. titration, or Aalcuei. Any oruen
lea at Mr. Robert' Book Store will meet with prompt
June SO It
F. J. L0VEJ0Y,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
(In Judge Caaliman' Office,)
Will practice in the Circuit Court of Lafarette.
Yallolitislia, 1'ontotoe, Hiirsliall, DeSoto and Coahoma
Counties; the Federal Court at Pontotoc, and the
High Court of Error and Appeals at Jackson.
l'ronipt attention given to the collection or claim in
any or the lountica or .North Mississippi.
June, io, l(S6-l-3-tf.
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
have just received theik
Spring and Summer Trade,
ICE In the Court riouse anno a formerly Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Straw
.d by the Probate Clerk. . .. . ,
June HO, 180O-l-3-tf.
Attorney and Counsellor at Lav,
Will practice In the Courts of CoriAtt, and the ad
joining Counties, aud iu the superior Court at Jack
Prof. Win. F. Stearns, Oxford, Minn,
Thos. .1. Wlmrton, Att'y Oen'l, Juekson,
Hon. Wilcv P. Harris, Jut-knoll,
A. J. Tully k Co., New Orleans.
June, an, lStlo-l-S-if. .
Reduction in Prices.
AVc arc offering our largo
SHOES, tc.,
Or to our Regular Customer
At Reduced Prices.
Goods, Ladies' and Misses' Son
nets, Hats and Bloomers, Hard
ware, Queensware, Glass,
ware, Ready-Made Cloth
- ing, Domestics, Bleached
and Brown Sheetings,
Osnaburgs, Cottonades,
Jeans, Tweeds, Linen Drills
and Ducks for pants, Cloths,
Hosiery, Gloves, Irish Linen,
and a large Stock of Ladies' Dress
Goods, Collars, Lawns, Ginghams,
Cambrics, Organdies of all varie
ties and styles, Fancy and
Flain Silks, Ladies' Lace
Mantillas and Points,
Crape Shawls and
White Goods, Laces, Embroideries,
Sleeves and Collars In sets;
VI.l. of which we are offering lit very low prices
FOR CAII nud to Ptiuetiutl time De.ilem.
Call and examine our rtiH-k More mivlmsing
where, and we will try ami ni;iko it to your intercut to
liurof ua, as we am determined no oilier house
ithall aell gooda lower than u du.
June 20, 1860-1-3-tf.
General Commission, Produce
D. Van Nostrand,
19-2 Broadway, New York,
OFFERS hi ervii agent for the aupply o
book of every description, American and for
eign, in large or small quantities for college, achool,
oeiety or private libraries .Ilia arrangement for
the prompt importation of book and periodical front
EngUnd and the continent of Europe, are complete i
all order will be sent out immediately on their receipt,
aud executed by return of teamer. Single work
forwarded, if desired, by mail or exprea. Foreign
works, aud aim scientific- apparatus, it, imported
for educational institution, free of duty.
D. V. X. is prepared also to execute order for the
printiug of catalofnic, addresses, programme of ex
hibition, card of invitation, exaiuinution paper la
ancient and foreiTi language, and all inw job on,
behalf of colleges : and be will furthermore attend to
the engraving of diploma plates, tho preparation of
decorations and Initial for prize, the getting Up of
banners and oilier innignia for literary societies ; and
in general, whatever, iu tho operations of educational
institution, require resort to the rt or skill of
large citie.
Having bad much experience iu agencies of till
nature, Laving for many years transacted hupweAa fur
southern colleges, having been citizen of tlie South
himself, and having an extensive acquaintance in tho
southern Suite, he fuel confident of being able to
give mtisfaetion to all a lio may desire his service.
Reference may be had to the Faculty of tho L'nl
versity of ilissiiwippl, or to the lion. Jacob Thomp
son, KcereLiry of the Interior.
The following are the titles of few of his owu
publications :
Ll'll Bl lKiON TllKATISK ON llVDRACLIC, for tllO
ur of Engineers. Translated from the Fitiich, and
sdnpted to the EnglU'i Units of Measure. Hy Joseph
bennett. Civil Eng. I vol. 8vo., cloth, 8.25.
LT. Cot- Ul'BXS Xavai anb Militart Teciixicai.
Dhtioxarv or the Fkkscii LAkOt-anK. In two part,
Frcnch-Epglif h and English-French, with Explanation
of the various terms. I vol crown Pvo., f 2.50.
Tiik Sisoif or Homakstxd, 1854, Translated from
the French by an Army Officer. Illustrated by Map
ami Ph'.ns. 1 vol. 12mo., clotli, 75 c.
Tiik Coxtkactok' Ma.m-al axi ItciLDi:.' Pnic
llooit. l!y A. U. Clnugh, Architect. 1 voL l8mo., 60c,
Tiik Law or Fntituox ash IloicnAOK i Tin I'm-
tkd States. Uv John Codman Hunl. In volumes.
(Vol.1.) Clotli, 4.5) ; law sheep,
Hooimmr ox run Amu treatise on me various
Elements of Stability in the wi-!!-proportioiied Arth.
Willi numerous Tables of tiie Ultimate and Actual
Thrust By dipt. I). P. Woodbury, U. 8. Corps of
Engineers. 1 vol 8vo., engravings, cloth, SJ.Srt.
EnfCATiox. Uv Ki-v. F. A. P. Hurnard, I.L P.. Pres
ident of the University of Mississippi. Octavo, liuip
cloth, 1.
Itin.KS ASiiRirLE PitArTict An Elementary Trea
tise nnon the Theorr of Itilio Filing, explaining the
Causes of Inaccuracy of Fire, and the manner of cor
recting it; with Description, or the Iiilantry Rifle or
Europe sml the Uniti-d States, their Hulls and Cart
ridges, lly C. M. Wilcox, I'. 8. A. vol., 12mo
with Illustrations, cloth, $1.7B.
Dktionahv or all omcrr. is tiik Abjiv or nm
Uxitko Statk i rom 1789 to Jaxl'aiiy 1st, 1863, asi
or tue N'.tvv axii M uiink CoKi'. Second edition,
with Stiiplemcnt bringing it down to January 1,
18iiD. llr Col. t hus. K. (iimlncr. 1 Vol. cloth, f it.
A Coi'KSK or Ixstictiox ix Orhxaxck axii til
xerv, compiled for the use of the ('inlet of tho Uni
ted State Military Academy, lly J. O. lleiitnn, Cap
tain of Ordnance, U S. A., tmd Instructor of Ord-n.mi-e
anil Science of Gunnery, U. S. Military Acade
my, West Point, lvol. 6vo. In press.
Tin? Autillzkist' Mam.ai, liy Lieut. John (lib
Ihiii, U. 8. A. Profusely illustrated with wood-cut
nm) engravings on stone. 1 vol. tfvo., 1-2 roan, (5
PHixuirLE axii Practice or Eviia.nkixii Land
from Kiver Flooiis. as applied to the Levee of tho
Mississippi. Uv William llewaon, Civil Engineer.
1 vol. 8vo;, cloth, '2.
Evoi.rnox or tiik Lixe ah Pn.KTirrn uv in
ArsTiiiAX Ixvaxtrt ami Aihutkii ix I8M. Trans
lated by Lieut C. M. Wilcox, Jth Uig. U. 8. Army.
3 large ilutes, liiisi. cloth, 1.
F.voi.i tion or FiKi.ii Hattkiuk ov AnTii.t.r.KY.
lly Mnj. It. Anderson, U. & A. PiihlUud by older
of War Department. Minn. H2 plates.
New York, June I, isr.il 1-2-lf.
Call soon.
June 2", I8i)-l-3-tf.
Too have no excuse for wearing old
TltlitiO A. CO.
Q-rocery Merchant,
latest Jtcius b) Ctlfflray
nrr..-v wvr. m'uUI fv-in i"n ne-o ri "it- I tnpnrtato!.
llultlniorc Convention.
Baltimore, June 10, . The convention, tip
to this time, has been engaged in settling the
question of tlic Admission of tho Charleston se
ceding delegates. Xo conclusion liaa yet been
nrrived at.
It wa resolved !y the convention that the
credential of all persons claiming seat made
vacant by the seceding delegate nt Charleston,
be referred to the committee on credential.
Xkw York. June 1'.', r. x. A special tele
graphic dispatch from Baltimore say: 'Uougl.is
is undoubtedly betcn."
Arrival of the City of tVushinstou.
One Dny Lntcr J-'rom Europe.
New York, Juno 19. The steamship City of
Washington arrived at this port to-day fr"m Liv
enool vU Queen.stown, with advice of tiie 7th
and Mh hist.
Steii.r. The latest account from 'Sicily sy
th.-.t there is nothing iKteiUvely known in regard
in the armistice between Cien. Garibaldi and the
General of the Xonpolitm army.
Some authorities say the armistice has been 1
indefinitely prolonged, rliilo others say until the
llic Malta Observer says: It was the General '
of the Xepolitan army who asked for the armis
tice, in order to give him time to bury his deaiL
Gen. Garilwddi first agreed to twenty-four hours,
subsequently to three day, and finally olfcrcd
An English steamer had arrived at a point near
Palermo from Marseille with volunteers, rule
and money for (Icn. Garibaldi.
Uafles Advice received from Xaplcs state
that the King has proposed to grant to the people
of Sicily a constitution liased upon the term pro
jioscd by the Emperor Xapolcon.
Koxf- It was rumored at Home, that the
Pope expressed the belief that Victor Emanuel
and the Emperor Xapolcon had resolved to exe
cute the scheme pro)oed in the celebrated pam
phlet entitled the "Pope et le Congress."
Thirty-Sixth Cowwrews Firs $eion.
AYasHixiiTos, June IV. Sexatk. Iu the Sen
ate restcnlsy the amendment to the naval appro
priation bill providing for the construction of
three steamer to suppress the African slave
trade, wa lost by a vote of 23 against 18.
The amendment appropriating f.KXt.OOO for
the purchase 'of coal lands in Cliireiui was adop
ted. The bill wa then passed.
A committee rf conference ha been appointed
to consider the legislative and civil appropriation
The overland mail bill ha been postponed.
The House bill providing for the public print
ing was taken up. The Senate inserted an amend
ment making twenty-live instead of forty per
cent discount as the rates. The further consid
eration of the bill was then postponed.
The army appropriation bill was taken up and
li.nsr. In trw Hon" yesterday several amend
ments were ad-lol to the Hvil appreciation bill.
Tlic ptTHx-c-.j'?- in tlic llmis to My were un-
Cotton Broker, Grocer,
Commission Merchant,
(East side of tlic TuMic Square,)
Staple and Fancy Groceries,
Agricultural Implements, &o.,
)In e Vawnie Suuib'ng ,f est ride Politic Square,)
June M, 1 860-1 -3-f.
June 20, lMO-l-3-U;
To Marti A. Fvm mnj hrr htvixmi William
Ma, Jry T. CanUuran4kcr A4W.t B.
(Imntiurm, Mry Jtnrkttt mud kr htubamd H. H.
Jlnekett, and John IK. llcrliU, dutrihnttt ff M 'U
lutm T. Unrlctt, ienrntcd.
"VOU are cited to tppear before the rrobate Court
X of the County of Lafayette and Stale of Missis
sippi, oa the fourth Uondav of Julr next, to show
caase, if any yoa can, why the final account of R. G.
Hewlett, Administrator, at bntut maa, of toe estate ot
I Wiinara T. Hewlett, deceased, shoold not be audited
and allowed. E. D. MOOUE, Ck-rk.
Jane 1860-4-l-4w.
HVK HCXPKED gallon of Jars, Jg, CtaA,
tc, Jtc, frota the llollj Springl Mannlartnrr, for
sale bv
June SO-l-3-tf.
11X11 K AD ML VI.,
Yr sale bT
!m 1 4 If.
i;eo. d. fee.
Administrators Notice.
WHEREAS, Ictten of adminMnUioa oa the es
tate of Caleb Brownine:, deceased, were gran
ted to the BDdenac-ned at the last May tern of the
Probate Court of Lafayette County, Slate of Minsis-
sppi : Aowtu persona having claim arainA tne es
tate of said decedent, are hereby required to eihibit
the aune within the time prescribed by law, or Ihe
same wiil be barred;
June B, !RfiO-I-l-6w
500 POt SO. 1 KIIOtXDKK-S,
Ju-4 rcc-ivrl firm LoMi, and Pr wlr hr
Jimc S' 1-5-tf. UE'. P. I EE.
Oxford Intelligencer.
It ii pnmoised to entalJisli, at OxCm-d, llksisniiipl.
a weekly jonrnal, nmler the foi-eyoinx title, and to U
Kiie the iirA number on or uhuut Uie 1.4 day of June,
Tiik Ixrn.t.ioi;Nc iiB will not lie the orpin of sny
man, or of any cliquo or coinliiimtioii of individual;
hut it will em'.envnr fuithfullr to represent tlic view
and ftcntiinent of tho community of Oxford mid La
fiiyctte county, nml to nplmlil nnd fiwter all the great
iiitci-estft cduiiilinmil, ni,'i'iei:ltural, nmtcri.ll, social,
and moral ilb whieh the liiliest n ill'are of our peo
pie is Identified. "
The fiinihiiieiilal doetiiue of the State Kigh'
m-liool of Democracy will con-tiliiti; the puide hy
whiA the poliiieal course of tlie paH-r will he itui
trolled; and while the lNrcu.mK.ver.n will Hunt-tin
Soiitlieiii institutions, ami the cause of the South, with
cuerpy and zeal, it will uo raiiundy, and only hy rea
son and argument rcmeniliering tliat Hhmv i a aval
which "i not aocordiiuj to kinnvloli'," aud whoso
only weniioiiii ni-o empty declamation and appeal to
popular if norance, passion, and prvjudiee. It will
earncttl jnuppoii the priocijih-s awlur-jTauizatlon of tlio
Ueinocratie party ; hut, at the same time, it wiil be
courteou to thwe f our fellov-eitiien who ara )o
litieally oposcd to it; nor will it descvud, hi any
ciiKc, to personal almae and vilifiiation.
Tlte Editor first u tlie litrht in Tciincasco, but
wa bronght to Unsiseippi while he wa yet an uu
consxioiM infant. Here he wa nnrtureil and educa
ted. He i a gnulnnte of the Cuiversitv of Missis
sippi. He Is Isjund to Xissiwippi hy every tie of a-WK-iation
and alTection, andit will be hi coutant duty
to show tliat he is not unmindful of those obligation
which lie owe t her.
Nothing will appur in the columns of the Istelli
ciNcr which the Editor doi not lielieve to be true;
for it in Iitm puijiosc to ostaJilish for the paper a repu
tation, both at home and abroad, which shall cause it
every statement of fact to lie Implicitly relied on.
Tlic Editor will studiously avoid all controversic,
a.i far as the same may lie avoided with propriety hy
one whoe duty it will be to call things by their right
name, when he apeak of theni at all.
Tunis, $2 K'r annum in advance, or z bU at tlio
end of the year.
Editor and Proprietor.'
Oxroan, Ms.'., May 5th, 186(1.
Grocery and Commissicn Merchant
TINGS, In the New Masonic Building, '
South aide of Lite Public Square,
June 6, 180Vl-l-tf;
To Jam Cmrh tmd her Aiufwfiuf Drmy Covrh, tTw.
yn.VM, Alhrrt rin, H". L. Alford, Juizmhcth
Turner and htr Mwnbind John Turner, Richitnt
Qmtrlt and At irifr &mtk Qiarlrit, and G morrHan.
af MhJuiU Atfrtfct lifir, G. W. Bdama. Guar,
dim of Tho. II yxa't heir, and th umixoirn heir
of John and Harm Own, and all athrm intended
in the eatate of John Owen, defeated,
YOU are cited to be and appear before the Fmhato
Court of the County of Lafayette and State of
Mississippi, on this fourth Mosday of July next, tlien
and there to ahow-csuse, If sny you can, why the fi
nal account of Wra. Owen, Administrator with the
will annexed of John Owen, deceased, should But bo
audited and alllowed
E. D. MOORE, Clerk.
June 6, lSlSO-l-l-lw.
To Xanrw Barrtmm, and till either iaUmird l the fi
nal teitUment of B. W. Doew, Gnarjian,
AT"0U are cited to be and appear before the Proljato
X Court of the County of Lafayette and Slate of
Murisrippi, oa tlie fourth Mondav of Julr next, to
ahow cause, if any yon cy, why tbs final sccoUBt of
B. W. Dacna, liiianluia for Xarny Binwrm, nem
onupo w.ntt of the person and et!e ot N n-y
Uoritxini, should Del he audilcnl ami alhnrod.
f P. M'N'KK. O ik,
JlBC , 11 1 1,

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