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"VERITAS NIHIL VERETUR, NISI AESCONDI."
BY THOS. A. FALCONER. THURSDAY, DEC. 2, 1 84 1 . VOLUME I NUMBER 19. THE ic wkhei! in the town of Holly Springs, Mississippi, every week, 1 rJ,,. Dollars per aD num in advance -Four Dollars m. Within six months and Five dolars at the end of year. ?y I rZtSn taken for less than six months. - jrisements will be inserted at the usual rates charged ff IhC A.MAtiffi not marlrPfl -U?ilK thf ntimKor r incHmnc ih!Jni will be continued till ordered out and charged accordingly; l0 be paid llrn or assumed by a responsible name in town. -rvrr Iters addressed to the Editor, on business with the office, . . . .. : I in r-nr ntlRntinn Xcash mt b-j paid for all JOC WORK done at this of tlJlsaion as delivered. From the Episcopal Recorder. AMELIA V. OR THE BALL. The period at length approached in which this younglady was to mike her debut into society! It need scarcely be re marked, that not only the days but the hours seemed heavily to more towards the period of her hopes.. But at last arrive it did. Another week was to add the handsome Amelia to the already crowded list of candidates for the world's favor and fortune. A week, alas, 'twas too much time to trust, - " The fashion of this cheerful world! 'twas time Enough to sicken and to die." Two days previous to the expected ball, she complained of a slight cold, and was advised, to confine herself, if she ex-, peeled to recover .sufficiently to appear at Lady H- 's, on the ensuing night. She did so; was apparently better, went to the party, fainted, and was carried home to her death bed! "It was very provoking, Mamma; just as I was beginning to enter into the full enjoyment of all that was going forward! I never felt myself better, what could have been the cause of it?" : " "Most' likely, my dear, it was the agitation and excite ment; but it will do you a gieat deal of good, it will make you less nervous the next time, and it has brought you into notice at once! There were some who would have gladly changed places with you merely to have attracted attention. Well, perhaps tt was not set bad after all! But I cried vith vexation when . I got home. I will soon be very well ! are situated in the cellars of our inns and farm houses. me die withontone thought about any other life than this? Mother do you hear me?" she cried half frantic; "It was you who should have told me. Die! I will -not; I cannot dipt rhe ictor vanquished The veteran Boston distanced. A correspondent of the Baltimore Patriot gives the fallowing graphic description of a race over the Camden Course, which resulted m the defeat of old -White Nose."iV. O. Bulletin, . . . PHILADKLriUA, Oct. 28, P. M. ; I here was quite a stir in the early part of to-day among the sporting portion of our community; it was announced that the celebrated nag, Boston, was to contend for a purse against the Southern horse John Blunt, and ch. m. Fashion, by imp. Trustee, dam by Bonnets o'Blue. four vearanM. hrpd in Nw Jersey, and entered bv S. Tin! n th famn a rk:i here transcribed as enough to prove the awful responsibility which delphia course. Bets were freely offered and manv of il,Pm those parents a.same who act the part of such a mother. Lqi nr q i nn q in ,l , ' ont-rea ana many ol them T X ii . Vi - in iuai piuMjuon, on tsoston, against the held.' a he interest exeitrd indnrrl nn im - " v Ul 4 i LA V. 4 iw V- ilUlll Lv i mother ray curse, thec urseof your lost child shall rest on your head. . Why did yon let me die? I won't I won't I won't!" she screa.ned louder and louder, then stretching out her hapds as if to shut out some object from her sight, she groaned, fell back and died. - . - This may appear exaggerated, but the expressions as well as the scene, were those of reality. Language much more , repugnant to th? feelings, was used towards her parent, but I consider wh.m i enjoying the luxury of sweet milk, sweet butter, and a lump m the mosl ready conveyance for the race course; consequent of fresh ice, next summer, tp prepare the requisite means for rom len t0 onc o'clock, a continued line was to be seen on securing them. An ice-house is a most invaluable appendage to a farmhouse, some crammed into hacks, others into stazres. furniture cars. and no one who attends rightly to his own business and con- frame. wagons, dearbornes, carryalls, cabs,-curricles, fish wa venience in life will be without one. We do not approve of gorj"s, and even in coal wagons drawn by mules, were press luxuries, ordinarily so considered; we think that they are in- d into the service, and by the time the bugle sounded 'from jurious and ought to be dispensed with, especially bv a neonle tne judge's stand, a larger concourse was upon the around yet in their infancy, and whose government and institutions lnan was cver assembled on the same course. The three nags arc based upon the principles of economy, virtue, sobriety and were brought out, and apparently each one in tip top order temperance; but of the homebred, simple,, economical and in- and ready for their work. At the tap of the drum they made dispensable luxury of an ice-housa we should by no means a pretty fair start, Blunt leading offj Fashion close up and debar ourselves. The deprecation of such luxuries if so Boston a length or two in the rear. Thus they moved off at they arc to be styled can, in oui estimation, result only from a pretty smart rate, which was gradually increased as the blood mativey, of parsimonious meanness, from imbecility, or per- warmed, and by the time they had entered upon the second haps something worse. . . v rae lev uerc movin at a tremendous rate, in the same or- To every one therefore, who is not already provided, with der they had started, but with a small gap between the mare this important convenience, we would sav. in the nure soirit and Boston -the rider of the latter found his horse sullen and of New England disinterestedness, be ye up and doing, difficult to manage, and resorted to the whip to help him out Lvery man has an abundance ot materials on hand for con- OI ine uuncuuy. . it would not do, the horse wpuld not enter structing one, and as for a suitable location, any place, unless uPon work fairly, and by the time they were hnlf round it be a mudhole or a ledge of rocks, will do. " , the third mile it was evident that Boston could not win the The old notion that ice could on! v be kent in a buildinrr heat, and would have to make up some of the crao to save his constructed of ceder and tar, and upon the northern declivity distance, for which object the boy appeared to exert his utmost of a hill to secure it from the rays of the sun has long since endeavors but he could not come it, although the whip had t-,. llJ f fa. . 1 . I . rntorcjl c-rrrn rF tda rnro.-. f kj I,s, I oet'ii expioueu. luuny 01 uiu rest ice-uousts in iiic couinrv i p ui uumusiuu si atiiu, iie causeu ms nenverer, ana 1 nope to do better next time, as you say. Whose will be the next party. Mamma?" "You shall go to it on to-morrow week, so make haste, and ijet well." The iollowing day this young lady was evidently worse. Still the fears of her medical attendant were considered to be nothing beyond the evidence of his great caution in pronounc ing a lavorable opinion. The ensuing dayahewasc-stiU VVOtiP. - backers to bleed much more freely. There was a lageamounj A hole of the requisite capacity is excavated, and provided of money changed hands and at great odds. At the comintr with a suitable floor. This done, all that is necessary to com- in he was full three lengths outside of the distance pole. Blunt pletc the structure is to line the walls with boughs fir, iook me Deal in m. 4s. up top lime. spruce, or hemlock, as may be most convenient to the archi tect and to cover the whole with the same material. A Fallino off of Votes. The Journal of Commerce trap-door should be inserted near onc side, and the whole j gives a table showing the falling off in the vote of eleven of structure neatly secured by a covering of planks or boards, the States jivhee rlrrfinrnjirivr hrrn hnM iK r" r - 'i ftateftaiTOlfm Yhtf 1 with the Preputial election last IMovember, , 142,-uy " She had better be made acquainted with her situation," he urged. , "No.no," cried her mother, "I would not have her alarmed for the world. It is time enough. Do you want to destroy her, sir? She shall not be alarmed on any account. It is no reason because you think fit to indulge "unnecessary fears that you should be allowed to torment the poor child with the j ha that she is going to die." "It would not be for my advantage, Madam, in any respect, that Miss V should' die so suddenly as you seem to think .she would if made aware of her situation; therefore I would not urrfi it if I hnd the most remote apprehension of such a mult!" replied the doctor. "She must know it before she dKS. and the later it is, the greater will be the shock. " Why do you say, before she dicsl One would think that you quite give her up, do you give up all hopes of her re coverv. sir?" ' , . - " "While God permits life to remain in the frail body, no mm his a right to despair, but I would recommend her being informed of her situation." " Certainly not while it is possible that she may recover " siid Mrs. V On the succeeding day her danger was evident to all parties. On entering her room, however, ths first objects which at tracted attention, were her ball dress laid before her veiw in every possible attractive and deluding situation. "Madam!" said her physician, addressing her mother, "this is most un kind to your daughter, as well as injurious. Setting apart l i " w3 . , i ... i j ' i . :j me unnappv tendency ol scuh o meets to leau ner mmu iu wnatu least bchttmg a slate like hers, the eiiects ot sucn ex citment is to increase her dansrer tenfold!" - - "I believe. Doctor that there are few things which can add to her danger now!" renlied she. considerably agitated. "11 that be the case, madam, and you are convinced of it, there should be no time lost in informing her of the fact!". "Doctor, I told you before that I wou!d not permit , her to be alarmed by speaking of death to her' at all. X am her mothcT, sir, aid I will exercise my own judgment as to what " luJ mY child; you may think differently, but your opinion is no tule lor my conduct! I request that there may While this conversation was going forward a th ird person cnterea me room unobserved nrl firinrr h; intntlv on her he said with great solemnity, "And what will you do in the end thereof I" J J hcre?',r W " SCreamed cr mother, .."what brought you "A message of life to the victim of death," he replied, still keeping his eyes fixed on the dying girl "I wish that you had waited until you were sent " for, al " j -"'y " , you are not the person that 1 consider btst for her to see." - . "Mamma. Mr. W.. what is alithisf' said Amelia faintly surely there is no danger." J Vrt m.r 1 : I TIT 1 ' t j, l"L ra ."OI m.rv V- naacome to see .vou as a "jaw. i nen turning to him, not a word about death, M v. 1 implore you, if you have any charity in You." SPUCU UCIW llll uauu mij - i kj iiuvA u-.u.m ...... o . . . . j 1 house constructed on this principle are by no means expensive. Nett Opnositton loss do do . and are found to subserve the ordinary purposes of such Excess of Whig loss over Oppos sition loss, China. "The annexed Utter, which we cepv :":cn th? Boston Mercantile Journal, gives a k::er cxplmmcn cf ih position of affairs at the latest dates than any thir. uc fcare vet seen:" Macao Jim: 13. IS II. "The iig is all up again. The Chinese arr a; la at t!.'ir old pranks; and no sooner had the ransom money Utti pa;!. and the men-of-war and soldiers ou: ct the river, than th : Chinese, in dhect violation of their se.iled t.iza-estfiU Elliot, commenced re-arming the forts an ! garrisoning thr;:".. and, in fact, making renewed preparations fjr d-..r..-e an ! ci- fence. Elliot has therefore iued a private nt.ce u aii inv ish merchants, ordering thern all to q-itt the city ui'-Kt . moments delay, and to get their shipi out ol the river th lot way they can. A blockade is to be put on imuudutdy. arl the general imprcssiou is, that another move on Car.tcu wi.l lake place at once. "lhe Huntress was dcspatchcAl about two houxs i - we have got a pilot boat to take elf a few Utters cmr.muau-u- ting this important news, that is received at the twtu.h ho sr. "YiK Shan, the new Commissioner, w ho comm n;eu tLo last treacherous hostility, engaged to leave lxn:or. a:i I i take with him all the troops collected there, while V.W t :t gained to do the same. Elliot, therefore, ordered out all I. ships and all his soldiers; but the scoundrel. Yik :H m. u . sooner found them gone, than he broke all his e n gagttxu :.:.. Wang Tong was"immeliately garrisomd by the CLua ! also the other forts on the river. lie then published a ch p. stating thattlie English, driven to desperation by the.r rxcu niary Iosses,arising from the seizure of the opium, ha I h . I the temerity to besiege Canton; but as they had isJ eu some occasions laudiblc submission, and as tho t ire.it E::.h i or, in whom is embodied the quintessence cf huinia l.c 1 bcnevolerice, could not see the ftreigners from a di:tane era dicated like chatf, he had, in oiTer to entry out such estl ni blo qualities, granted them as a been a million of TaUs, uliti they immediately withdrew their forces, and lu I ictind. This, you pcrceii'C, is somewhat diift reat from ll'A ' version of the scale I engageitents. And Yik hau th n a . that, as these baibarians might, in thei" roving a;i I lm!t i way of doing things, return to Hong Kong, he iuunhrd t attack that place and drive them from tlicre aUo, t they shoulddoso. "Under all these circumstances, what is poor huu t louj The perfidv and treachery ol these U-Iiows is untouii ua. i am afraid they will worry out the whole of the i-,ng:?u t. unless some very decisive blow i struck soon. "Sir Hu.m riirtKY L: Fumixu St cn not sc diixl at I wz I ish expeditions to thi country. fle u a lettr v t:.e heinhts, back of Canton, which uith dis-ipmtin. n;, hair.y sed feelings, and disgust with the Chinese, killo htm lie was commander-in-chief, and will be succeeded by La- u:u H rr RTt of the Calliope. 3G,40G 10G,42'J I . i- ? i i i ri , -ii- ...u u.. .1 .onctmHoH n lhA rommon I I'reseni UPDOSiiiou ma ui ii v, . . . Duuaings mucii ucuti uiauiuwb r T ... Jo. r vu :...i: r- .k rm n:i rnt 1. 1 T in hnncfl cnlfirint V mnfl- mine OUllC Ul CY & ui ., juutui" iiui" way. a "e wuuic tAiWiw c..v . . l . . i .A.i...'.i,;n; ;;.atrtnfTnrd all the renuisite conveniences to a tamily ot a returns wnica nave eacue-u ua, dozen individual, including an ample supply of ice through 10 000 less than at the V TTXrZX i'stics of M a x r f a c t i' u i: s. The capital minted the summer months, would not, in all probabi ity, exceed six and .the Whig vo te about 40000 less In other orfvlh. woIlcn manufacture in the Unit. States, is equated dollars; whereas those constructed upon the old plan cost three vv nig voie a3 iaue on uuuu. ov,,uuu wrr. r00f000t000 employing 300.000 hamU. In the coue n i:.- - or four times that amout, ana are iariebSva.uauauC1u. r- tX wU- Yankee I armer. - :. r i on- I. Bnm ,n Annndtlnn mnmrilP nf majoitiv oi i ,uul, uicifi 10 ijui ...ujvt..j 4,000 or 5,000. P UShu erDllyl It your charity. Madam?" Mother. Mother." screamed the girl, as loud as her weak state would permit. "What is that? nh Vn.r-vi rJ-Sf ' wkmmv 1A All Jl 1 W ' till iiir JW vu uu au v 1 1 1 1 ri it irr tyi a r "Ameha." saU k J- ? cious time in seeV V"'!, Y? 1,01 your pre uwtl . j-i " luu Iue "ttnis world; but "Why did you not tell me this before! Whv d;d The resumption of specie payments is beginning to excite if to the 10G.023 Whig loss (over and above the Opposi- i . . . i . ni,'.n mr.mAnl: - i - . I 1 t O. . ... , I Oft AOA I Mnl nrpripm nftrntinn in various ouariei s nc uuuvc t,nn mssi in ine auove cieven oiaie-s. wemw m iv D ..... ll"l t -. , ........ aimino- at the attainment of this important object Public Yotl and 6.000 in Michigan, we haveatotal, in thirteen States opinion is in favor of the measure without a aivision. ii 0f 142,000. Harrison's majority in; tne wnoie union last least we hear of no onDOsition to a return to specie payments November was 1 47.30 1 Kir th hnnL- rnnsidpred as an abstract Question. All admit The Journal, of course, wishes to draw a locofoco inference tne obligation and the expediency as regaids monetary insti- from these facts, and wonders what has produced "so extra tutions. of redeeming naper issues wilh the precious metals. ordinarv a reaction'1 Its own tables show merely an inac , . - - ... ... j J : -I .. . .. i-i.i .i .1 . e " ivT But there is a point on which a great aiscrepancy anu uivci- tivityon the one side, wnue tni otner Keeps up me nre. nuw instance, shows one of the Journal's "extraordinary . .1 1 HTU.. I .. . . l...- sumption win oe txpeuiem ui jjiauuuiv. j i reactions. rouy muuoanu ' ,j,c0 -" Jmmptliatft return to snccie payments, reckless ot all conse- while the Locofocos get out all but 10,000 ot their men. 1 ne nnpnrps. i insisted on. even at the risk of meeting with a a ifTerence against the Whigs of 30,000 stay-at-home ties pro . i .. i i .1 I . . .1 .U. DUIInlnl rvltii inch. I i i . n .itl.n l nnA is unniltniirA rtrrxrtf catastrophe HKe that wnicn uesoiaieu me x uuautij-uiu i aujjea an " exiraorumaiy a-aiuou, -wujiiv tutions. Others are disposed to wait on the current ot events lhat L until the occurrence of a juncture more lavorable to tne ex periment than, now exists. Both opinions are no doubt hon- "Worthless Men. Many men fancy themselves an or estlv entertained, and in behalf of each much that is plausible, 1 1 the world, whose presence in it is a disgrace, and i and, perhaps convincing, may be urged., rhe existing con- burlhen t0 tne ground they stand on. The man who does dition of the currency is certainly unnatural, and the mcon- notbinn, fof the raCPtbut sits at his ease and fares daintily, be venienccs resulting " therefrom sufficiently onerous and wealth has fallen into his hands, is a burden to the dista ra mischievous man me oiikhwiuh a - rosnw,t of specie to foreign countries, to meet the balance of trade a- who with a salt fish and a basket of vegetables provides a dozen working men, ana wasnes meir them comfortable and happy, is a blessing oottlorl nnd itenhilitv to nrovide a unnorm currency is jmiui- . . . . rtnfTu havenoeducaUon. whiJe this top with o...v., 1 . . . I m IUC WW , . . . . i?edt it is with great reason questioned, wnanera reiuru w cuitlire ad wealth is a curse. She does her duty so tar specie payments immediately would be practicable, or even seeg . Qnd sQ deserFesthe thanks of man.' But every jzZif .:Kio Rnnnnsinfr a resumption should now "J , rnn e AteroT nr iiHir v klicxl u. iuu i v ' ihnn hA "It was made to support human nature, and it has done so, while he is but a consumer of food and cloth rw. I Ll:. Mn.n,nn n aratet cur-n mfn'll nfl smI jprr, i nai puoiiw eiiiuiwt iutbiutvw - - steful. . . . . . ,. . . world. He may be a polished gentleman, a scholar, the mas But it may be justly apprehended, .hat the injudicious una of m acc0mplishments. but so long as he takes no pains sh application of a remedy might prove more hurtful and k ff wilh his head or hands, what claim has he . . 1 a-.i :-:,.iJ;Mn A nnor ns the dram io"''l" , . mu. ui ,i ,i ... or ftven a suosisiencej iueiuu"uuauucu The ;r nrai;hln - Sunnosing a resumptioi i!T ,k,'t wnM thft inevitable consequence specie would be drawn fromihe Banks at the call of creditors, and our institutions being stripped oMheir metahc cap 1. t:i .u rohiiplnhifi would be rendered helpless; and useless To any one who has carefully observed the events r f n vir. and comprehends the present attitude of he monetary world, the conclusion will be reached as mevi table, that now is What may be the develop ma rvel. Stablino Milcii Cows. Wre have been much surprised not XCSmeTrne s. at e Tncreased quantity of milk, cows afford from being sta not the "Pe . KV:n t-V.wftian- Med in winter, which some recent experiments have proved What may ue aj ibie Without A near neighbor suffered his cows, from necessity to run not say but to us the occurrence seems imp during the early nartof the winter, and. as usual. change in'the policy ofihe Government at yibU.UUU.UUU eiiiinojmy w.-.'w ... ..r,t.,r A.nnofl canital. and 150,000 hands. uia.i.uiw 1 , , It... - ; , The value of the woollen goods numnacturru i.m . . .-, r-. r ,,f ttc ti. if tl. :lm, v t a r r.t estimated at oao.uuu.uuj, uuu imiui ..... 921,000,000. . , e x. The value of the cotton gooas manmiciunv mj . a-w .r Ann. I l. 4f fV. Mill Vf.ll ..t estimated at iju.uuu.vjuo, uu hv tiH. . . $20,000,000. t t. . . The va uc o! the silk manufacturer in iuc . during lhe past year, is r&timatol at only i',"i". imports are stated at u.umi.wy . , home manulacturca anicus is uet.ueui - PS'i rAtwrntv-five carpet factories in the Uintid Siatr. containing 250 looms, which turned out last year l.ttUHM yards of carpet, valued at SI p r yard. BeMdes there n ere Imported 530,000 yards at about the same cot per yaU. A National. Ccnnr.NcvThe-iiHlbpcr.Ue t Us of a National currency must combine I. Uniformity. II. Safety. III. Convenience. IV. Convertibility. V. And entire public ccnfdinc Invariability in value is the great dMeraiom oi cu, . So great is the advantage of a paper currency oviraua that its tendency is rather to incr.c thanduamish in .1 when the basis is prrfe-ctly secure, and no P'" ; nnJKIu b mven than the plighted faith of the Co t r,lltr. to whose hands are confided the fortunes. l;,.? ar.d I.ei or o the people. This is the highest of all penile Lumr.ii ,cuu ty. 3a i5d ia . How to Pbesekve IlEAETH -lt ,s stated m - nancrthatM. Foucault, a French Pbyticiso. has uxttux 1 LmVinortantdiscoveri and experiment,, which ?o rX,: imnortant means of preferring or health ..doe aUention to the access of air to every jaitu the external surface of the body, ue succeeueu m t 2plurV. an animal Utore Wealthy, -PPf r ; ration congestions of the blood, the derangement olu.r u..tr ration, con0csiiou , the founiauau cf ag -The' al of Edward Boling. ato Sidney T. Smith for bigam,, came on before the Superior Court of Rockingham county, N C last vyeek He was convicted almost mstantaneousfv by theW Ho wSs then sentenced by the judge, to be brancf 2 'ntS letter B-on 'his left cheek, (which was earned lL xecon iq presence of the court,) to he years, and to receive thirty-nine lashes at three se.era I times .ul :ksr;; nf his terra of imprisonment. The de. let Ss 6f TffS published some two or three weeks smce the open air, during the early part of the winter, and, as usual, tKrmillr rrreatlr diminished, in quantity, although the;' were well fed on hay, and mangel wurtzel. He then stall cu them, without changing their food, and taking care of course to give them plenty oi clean litter. He lately informed us. as to the result, that his cows now gave him just double the milk they did when exposed. A similar experiment by the writer, has proved nearly equally successful riYjw Gen. Farmer. nni organs, unctuous - ---- . , gregauon of matter in the lungs, anahgow, .to the pulmonary consumption, and even death mH as t-e come- pulmonary ,A que nee Slaucht er. The New Yorkers: have killed since the 1st of June, two thousand and sixty-one dogs. "Sassengcrs1 must be cheap there. . , i u..,f;.J at thee reiu!'i v.aith The means dv which c " v v - . . , v. . . le prevention of the access of a.r to the Am. which ! chc. n-the functions of p rspirat.cn. caund then:a -tiu- ally wlUed offthrouSh their agrncy.tol thrown U.k un the internal organs Post. Jr. At Mw Vernon. Ky., some time s:nce. Jul'C ..1 bench five fcit long, aul floored a contumictaus lawyer fine wtylc. The hucr boaitcd th.U took tic u -..: v. put him down.