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HOLLY SPRINGS. GAZETTE,
T. A- FALCONER, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. Holly Spriags, J USE : : : lO, 1812. le authorized to announce WILLIAM T. COURTS, Esq of Holme Couniy. a candiJ-ite for. Atfdltor of Public A?-rouni-s to fill the racaacy occasioned by the dean of the late Audi tor, Col. A. B. SAUNDERS. 1TrE arc authHzcd to announce the Hon. ALEXANDER M V CLAYTON) of Marshall County, as a candidate for Jude ofih- High Court uf Error aal Appeals, at the special election to U held r,a the first Monday ai;d day following in August ret, to fill the vacaocy occasioned by th ie5aafwn of the Hoa. Jamf.s F. 'iROllM. .......... Election -or a member to congress. The Hon. T M. T. .McKennan, Whig, has been elected to the House, from Washington district, Pa., to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of the Hon. Joseph Lawrence. RtlODE ISLAND It is a subject of gratulation to every friend of his country to know that the storm which so lately threatened our politi cal sky ha3 been hushed ; the clouds which darkened our ho rinn hire been dissiuated. For the first time since our national confederation, one of our sister States has been threat ened with civil revolution and all its dark train of horrors. A revolution, not based upon a noble opposition to foreign domination, and selfish aggrandizement of other lands at our expense, as was ours of '76' but an array of the rich against the poor, tha lanJ holders against the landless, the elder against the younger brother. Wno cannot sec, in this effer vecence of society, the very causes which led to all the crimes and miseries of the French Revolution ? Who does not look beyond a Gov, Dorr, with his night-meetings in the city of New York, to a Roberspierre at the head of his Jaco bin cluls of Paris? The unthinking many will laugh at these fears, as improbable and absurd. But it is that very cla3 of men, who are blind to danger until it is too late, Vho, to destioy the cockle, would set fire to tho harvest field. All rebellions have beer, brought about by real sufferings and have had a meritorious object at tha outset. But, when once the tocsin of war has sounded, and the demon has broken I0039 in all his fury, who daro stop his course, who dare ar rest his pogress Let the, fate of a Lafayette, a Roland, or a Danton, deter him who would attempt it. As by commotion in water, the sediment rises to the surface, so in a popular tu mult, the dregs until then, hidden by the mass of virtu?, make their appearancethe basest take the lead, and direct the pop ular will. Moderate measures are soon abandoned mild counsels hissed to silence; and what was, but now, the ulii matum of their wishes, is lost sight of in the number of their growing desires the morbib cravings of an indulged appe tite. Who was not surprised, as well as grieved, at the ready assistance offered by the disorganizing of the city of New York ? men who were ready to join in subverting the gov ernment cf a neighboring State, at the point of the bayonet. A fearful evidence that there exists in our midst, a mass of combustible mate rials, which requires but a spark to ignite ! It is a subject of gratulatio.i, then, that the storm has blown over. That the incipient treason has been nipped in the bud; and the designing traitors compelled to fly ; while their dupes are permitted to return to their ploughs and honest pursuits. While none prize liberty higher, or would battle braver in her cause, than ourselves, yet would we endeavor to exercise some discrimination, and not report to arms, even upon a proper occasion, until negotiation, at least, nad failed. What better evidence vould we have, of the ambitious views of the popular leaders in Rhode Island, than their refusal to accept a constitution, in all material points, similar to the one they adopted? But, no, a free constitution was not now their ob ject ! their oppressors, (as they were pleased to term them) were to be humbled; and their party was, in their turn, to be- 'come the oppressors. Power was their object, and power they would soon have had to their heartscontent, had not the sober second thought of their partizans, placed them at the "mercy of the oflended laws. Already were they about to storm another Bastille, when their courage failed and they were compelled to fly. But what is more than all :o be regretted, is the boldness with which a portion of our newspapers have taken up their cause, cheering on, while plotting, and loading them with reproaches for their failure. The press, in our count ry, per haps, more than any other, fxertj a powerful influence upon public opinion. It is the bver with' which the world can be moved, and should never be placed in reckless hands. It is manifest to every one, who will see, that the opinions of men are every, day, becoming more loose and disorganizing. The repudiation ofstate debtsthe refusal ot States to elect Sen ators to Congress, arc fearful omens of future evil-but when a considemble portion ofthe press advocate the open rebellion of one class against another when demagogues, on the floor "of Coogres utter such sentiments as Senator Allen of Ohio, there is evidently a spirit abroad in our land, which all friends of freeicm should unite to suppress. The following is an elegant extract, taken from a newspaper, whose editor I seems to l?ment that the firebrand fell harmless, which thrtat lenrd the destruction of a sister State. Fortunately, thespaik I has been languished and soon, that will bs accomplished Rhode Islaad by fair means, which not all the Go v. Dorr s, who ever harboured a traitorous thought cold have accom plished. -' . 1 The Suffrage Party of Rhode Island have, we regret to say, acted unworthy the noble cause for vhich they were contending From the latest accounts they have abandoned it without a struggle. Gov. Dorr has fled ,0 Massachusetts with his daftardly associates in office and the aristocratic land-holders, the advocates of the Old Charter of Charles the 2nd., are in full possession of the government of the State. Not a blow was struck for freedom. Whether the people were intimidated by the paid forces of Pi eident Tyler, and feared the gallows usa punishment for rebellion, or have been debarred the privileges of freemen until they have enly the spirit of slaves, wc will not pretend to determine. We begin to think them worthy their ignoble destiny. We should not be much surprised now.to hear that the Charte- rists have applied the cowhide to their naked shoulders, for pre suming to wish to vote, or exercise anv of the rig hts of freemen. With a cause, if we correctly understand it, as righteous as that for which the Revolutionary patriots "periled their lives their fortunes and their sacred honor," with the best wishes ofthe true and warm lovers of liberty throughout the Union, who were willing and ready to maich to ttoeir aid, as soon as the first blow should be stiuck to enslavethern, with a majority in number and with arms in their hands, they have meanly crouched to their masters, or fled with ihe speed of cowardice from their homes fr refuge in the neighboring States. We blush for them. To tremble, and fly before their oppressors and the threatened assistance of such a man as John Tyler, who would use the weak power with which delusion and ac cident have clothed him to prevent the adoption of a free con stitution and the ascendency of democratic principles ! Shame on the cravens." appear in Extra numbers, twice a month, each number con taining a whole novel, at the extraordinary low price of 12 1-2 to 25 cents each. Already his Zanoni (Bulwer's last.) and Jacquerie (by James) been issued. Ofthe former, twenty- five thousand copies were sold in six weeks. In a few days will appear, another, by James, "Morley Erxstein" or "Tenants ofthe Heart." Certainly, such another oppoituniT ty never before offered itself, to the lover of literature, of indul ging his literary taste, at but a trifling expense to his pocket. The following is from the Prospectus : "Any gentleman may remit to us any sum that he pleases from 81 up toSo with directions to forward the value to him in our new works as fast as they are issued: Thus will he be secure of receiv: ing the very last new works by the most popular writers, wet from the press, and at a cost for carriage of simple news- j paper postage." . . "o"V , , r - vi.jaH-arfi fJa t A resolution, to adjourn without day.-nt f month, has been vetoed in the Senate. nV'l V c" gets so hot that some of the fat ones Is to until !'.': chance" to melt. Yours truly. 0 P. TEXAS. We are indebted to D. Gulp, Esq for ihe H--.. the 23d. of May, containing the following letter f-Z'? read with peculiar interest by the friends 0f ih- pV1'--lie, at the present juncture of its affairs : ' - C,TY or Hors roV, iCth Mu l Dear Colonel: ' Owing to the peculiar circumstances From the 'Memphis Enquirer, of June 3rd. we learn that the unfortunate affair with tha flat-boatmen has undergone a judicial investigation, from which it will appear, that, as usu al the rumors afloat were much exaggerated. It seems thai a flat boat under command of a Captain Trester, stopped at the landing, who after selling some lumber refused to pay wharfage, and after considerable bullying and abuse of the town authorities cut cable, ana was floating olTt when the town constable, -Mr. Locke, summoned some six or eight men, and followel him in a f rry bo it. When they approa ched, thev ordered him to submit and pay the demand. Ches ter still refused tc pay, using the mo?l insulting and abusive language, and at the same time preparing for battle. As soon as they were near enough, Locke and one other stepped on board, but were immediately knocked down. Before the blow could be repeated, which probably would have termina ted their existence, the jurraona ou tU frry.Knnt. seeing thedaugerou3 situation of their friends, fired upon the boat men,, and shot down Trester. Several were wounded on both sides. Upon examination before the magistrates, it was decided that the officers were justifiable in endeavoring to ex ecute the laws. Our last paper contained a call upon the citizens of our town, to meet and make suitable preparations for the ap. proaching 4ih of July. But to their shame be it said, not a sin gle individual responded to the call. It is time lor the patri ot to tremble for the safety of his country, when her sons be come indifferent to the anniversary of the greatest of all days in her history. We are no enthusiast we speak fiom calm and sober reason, when we say that the observance of this great political sabbath, is an imperative duty resting upon American citizens. There is something so sublime, so glori ous and so hallowed in its associations aod results, that its memory should never be lost among us. It is due to our in stitutions, it is due to our children, it due to our God, that this day should be properly observed. If it was a moral and po litical obligation upon the Jews, that at stated intervals they should, in a national congregation, return their thanks, to him who had made the channel of the great deep to Jbe dry be neath their feet, should we not also, return our thanks to the same Almightly Being, whose strong arm supported our fee ble cause in thedaik and trying hours of distress. Should we not teach our childien, by public testimonials of our gratitude, to hold i i high esteem, the principles and institutions, for whose establishment a nation's Jubilee rang through the arches of High Heaven. Suspended Again. -The Citizms, Louisiana Statet Commercial, Consolidated, Canal and City Bank, have again suspended specie payments. The Bulletin ofthe 1st. of June says: "The specie excitement continued throughout the whole of yesterday without abatement The crowd at the Consolidated Bank was so dense and eager that the counters gave way before the pressure, and the presence ol the police became necesry to prserve order. Seveial persons, in ur ging their way to the paying teller fainted from exhaustion, being overcome by the heat and wrestling with a compact tumultuary multitude. The mew World. A new volume of this excellent Jour nal will commence on the first of July next, and will contain anew work by Dickens, as well as other popular writers. This Press h is taken the lead of all others in the United States, and wc may say, in the world, in its efforts to procure to the reading public, the most popular and interesting ,vorks of the- day, in the cheapest and most convenient form In addition to its "olio and Quarto Jou rnal which are publish ed weekly, it has made arrangements to . publish as soon as possible after their first appearance all the works of James, Dickens, Bulwer, and other popular writers These will I in the House, appropriating $100,000 for ths erection of " Correspondence of ihe Saturday Courier: Washington City, May 25. - The great matter of especial interest to the people of the whole country, is the peaceful adjustment of our difficulties with Great Britain. At no moment 01 our history for near a i quarter of a century has the aspect of things looked more cn&erlui. . 1 ne uritisn .special muster appears to be the man peculiarly adopted to make friendly propositions, and so far as anything is known here, there is a corresponding good spirit to meet and entertajn them aright You have Deen ap piized that Mr. Secretary Wtbster is now near the Govern ments of the States of Maine and Massachusetts, and all the intelligence we have from the movements of ther Maine Legislature, which is now in session,, looks favorable to a compromise of the North-Eastern Boundary Question. They have agreed to the appoiutment of Commissioners, with full power to treat on this long-dt-layed subject. In re gard to the other questions of difficulty, it is understood that, thus far, the most friendly dispositions have been exhibited between the contracting parties. The last intelligence from England is evident that there they look to a peaceful adjust ment cf all our difficulties. That is the. one bourne to us from all the leading organs now; and it has very obviously had its influence on the money circles. Money has not been so low in interest or so abundant in quantity in England, as by last advices, for a long time. It is to be hoped it will ex ert a beneficial influence upon the money market of this couu try. Indeed, is it not already doing so, for I observe by the news from different large cities, that specie is flowing in up on us in verj large quantities more so, than it has done for years, Is it not a good omen. '? ' The Senate has betn doing a little executive business; and among other things, refused to . confirm the re-nomination of Mr. Cunningham, cs Post Master of Trenton. N. J- While the Navy Appropriation Bill was on the tapis, the other day, Mr. Mallory threw 5ome hot shot against Phila delphia, as a Naval Depot. He regarded it as unhealthy, the Delaware as too shallow for sailing lare vessels! and the seamen would rather go to Botany Bay, than be kept within the boundaries of that city," Mr- Charles Brown le plied with much force and justness showing that Mr. Mallo ry was wholly wrong in o very particular. By the bill of mortality for the last foity years. Philadelphia has been found the most healthy city of this country,, and as to the depth ofthe water in the Delawnre, the great ship Pennsyl vania proved it; and in regard to its' being a home for the sons ot the Ocean, those of them who admire beauty, cultivate so briety, and cheerish peacefuN contentment, pre'fer "the city of brotherly love'.' to all others; and Mr. Mallory need hardly be informed that the extraordinary revolutions and reforms which the gallant tars are bringing about among themseh-es appear to make this clas3 far th largest among those who "go down to do biuincs upon the mighty deep." There is a general (celia of felicitation that the Rhode Is land Difficulties now present a peaceful adjustment. It is understood here that a new Convention will soon be called, based upon a proper extension of the right of suffrage. The Senate has finally refused (24 to 17) to refund the $1000 fine imposed on Gen, Jackson in New Orleans. ; You will be glad to learn that the tremendous "Stanley and Wise war" has been settled in peace. Ridiculous, dis graceful, and disgusting as th : whole thing wa up to this last act in the row, this one should be named to their credit. I take pleasure in so staling. It is understood that the mutu al friends ofthe parties adjusted the preliminaries of peace, and the treaty has been finally executed. The basis is be lieved to be that Stanley says he did not ride designedly a gainst Wise's horse, and of course Wise apologised for hitting him with his cane. This making peace is the wisest thing we know of either of them, for years. It is to be hoped they are disposed to repent, and hereafter behave themselves as should become representatives of a great and iuteliigent repub. lie. 1 ou win nua that the people of this country are pre- : pared to agree with the sentiment 1 observed vou expressed ! last week, that the bullyism, blackguardism, and personalities of Gongress must be put s stop to, for the honor and dignity of the Nation, as well as for the peaceful prosecution of the public business. It is high time that we had an entire reform of this all-blighting evil. , - ' The tariff plan ofthe Secretary of the Treasury is before Congress. It proposes a general increase of duties on im portations. On woollen manufactures, 40 per centum ad va lor urn. Cotton maufactures, 25 per centum ad valorum. On silk manufactures, such as ribbons, velvet, &c, a duty of 2, 50 per pound of 16 ounces; on twist, &c, 2 per pound; and on other silk manufactures, 40 per centum ad Talorum.- Manufactured hemp 40 per ton. Woo! 8 cents per pound, Brown sugar, 3 cents per pound. Books, in sheets or boards, 25 cts. per form. Teas 10 a 15 cents, per pound. On iron, 81G per ton castings 1 cent per pound. ' China and porce lain ware, G cts. per' pound." On spirituous liquors, 60 a 70 cts. per' gallon. Champaign wines 40 cts gallon. Other wines, average 60. On men's boots, $1,25 per pair, Wo men's pumps, 40 cts, a pair. And so in proportion on all oth er kinds of manufactures. The general appropriation bill as it finally passed both Houses, makes provision for the civil and diplomatic expen ditures, 83,332,321 for the transportations of the mails. S3- 150,000 other expenses of the General Post Office, 81.335.- uuu. it is now a Javy. isow they want the money. Who bids? .: , : . ...J, ih';-;;u The Navy Appropriation Bill . has finally- nassed' tbn House, after discussion enough to pay half the sum appropri ated. Originally, it proposed a appropriation of 83,000,000, but as it passed, the sum was reduced to 06.500.000. 3ir. loiand fcas been able to procure the passage cf a bill irv has hpfn nlnrpfl r-t tKIo i i , ." ' " '--" - disaffected and vindictive enemies creature are using every exertion, net only at horn? V.;V-.; embarrass tho powers of Government ; I 1--- : render you such information as I deem in't'," ' : motives and my actions, there has been no rni t:': here nor were thev "oracular." Th,. ... '"P " : ' . 1. j , 1 - ; : : . ".!or,,,; uuiuusc toii.u miuic, man to c 't .', r luuuuwui iu- touairy . auu lor ine avovvfti j v : ing a force and advancing to the frontier h cg7' " executive anl under leaders oftheir own ere ' Ca ' c this Ihey have been rebuked and mortituJ i,v a n,t.": failure. The people are too wise to be ullcj j i; otic to disregard the safety and honor of th ,-ir c-?-? iuwc iiaciwwiits nuuu hoi, 1 presume, excp'-j -' number; but they are composed of men w' 1 C-" chief Unemployed in the acquisition of hrs; wiaii o !i uuulc a. siaie q inmrrs in ..... . U . .! .. . ' .1 - . - . '-.w.J ,,, uic uicin i iraiupie upon me rights of t hf . n.i ; j r . 9 . ' V" h-(. i-... lvouerspierreanu Lanton, cry out lor the "will otv r when in truth they would, if it were in their -oner n mem to anarchy: una whtn the nponl -,,'! . to rise from its paroxysms they wcu!d crush ;Lrni tion of moral degradation. Who are those men ? They are nn men nho bar' s in the toils ofthe Revolution"; nor have they .t-,0jC" to shoulder wrh those who have cnbr,ctd thp r wen iougnt neia. i iiey are men who hare no pr;ii - self; and as ide from that feel no c flections. The plea for all their opposition is, that the Execr not discloss his -plan, and say n hen the cdran rt ? made upon Mexico. That they may rot hare the : ' tion ofthe least success alihough I do not rca.t: evidence of generalship 1 will say to'oiir . unbii : ted States, and to those who are fully r grate I wish to see them, at the rendezvous at Cor;i; between Ihe 2'JiA and 28 of July. This nnnouncf rr. ;. duced by letters from the Unitfd Suir$; snI, t!.. some it may be rearard. d as iniudiuiju? I fin r,;7.'r:r rancc, that advantages suiiicitnt are und!?c'o"d ia ner ofinvasion to ensure the most pe:f ct su.;ce?5. if: is iubordinaie to orders. T iumnh cannot c hjJf-. disordtr prevails in our ranks. The arrival of emigrants in ihe country. nnJ th-ira for active employment, and the want f provisions, v allow the time desirable for co nnlete nrpmraiicn- L the aid of our friends in the States, wc can sustai'-; n ;r Texas cannot . recede. We ennno lonr remnm f.- maiauding incursions of the enemy. There is, stantive cause of war which appeals to ev ery rnn.ily, ric and generous heart; jt is the releotlrss andrli age of our brothers of Santa l-V, many of whom n.-ni-lives on the heiirhts cfSan Jarintn " Their 1 u , ,f. task of T exas ; and if she is unaided bv her fuerxjc lo battle fl ll IIP h will niimi.. U - - w ...v.iuuni tun v ' ' i i : . ar. yield, until her star is crimsoned and her lust banner bathed in blood. Truly, your frknJ, SAM HOUcl To Col. Barry Gillespir, JVew Orleans. Mr. Van Buren. We give below an extract f Mr. Van Buren has any sensibility he certainly must beneath the sad truthsset forth in the Journal. Ctd. 0: If we -were to address Mr. Van Buren, en bis at; our landing, we should speak the following words: i ly impressed with the solemnity of the thoughts sur: Tour nresence. we nddrr?tc von in tU l.,n..ii.V j r- .-. J - 1 " " . ... .fciV lull' . merican citizens. When you were entrust d bv a re? : C 1 -t i i ' ' iaiu ui vour uemcriis wiiu me nianrsi nn,i mnti station in their gift, thev hoped that, guided by the tii' 1TU: . C J I P J . . . usujugiuu, your ursi ana on:y enaeavor wcuil te ' late his virtues and to prove yourself worthy of ther' once adorned. Our city was then enioyirs" the rr ampled prosperity. Our merchants were busy, cur r.- ics reaped the profits of honorable industry, our lit V joyea an me comioris or 11 e, ana we were a hs per ishing community. Now, sir, walk utout cur ' witness the rum you have broujiLt uocn us. serted warehouses, and the empty workshops; i.' tiuuua uj uui oiu i nig wuui ei anu ine cries ci i --- women and children famishing from want cflresJ' ? pass along our streets, once bustling with activity -; the ruin you have brought upon ns. Although" a f- may greet your ear, yet feel assured that, if cure-"' -" thundered forth, it is because they are of deep : kind which cannot be articulated" We have r.3 ifr" with you here, sir. Go home, and there, in a Jif-"': blest contrition, strive to expatiate the guiltiness cf J career, and to make peace between Heaven aniy-J soul." Lou. Jour. He who joins the republican standard will nc: I ed about his former opinions. Madisoyiian. r This is rust in the style of the usual r.ct-" thieves. "Whoever will return said property sri dollars reward, and no questions aikeaf ' L:j- Good for the Times. As some ladles tre -heat and others "cold but those are the r.rcr..:: ' minds are greatest, which are neither clatei broken by adversity.