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roi; pkesidesy, HENRY CLAY. " With ONE candidate for the Presidency, and the EE5T INTEREST i OT THE COINT3Y 8t heart, I! ought not to b? doubted that the H'hiss, appeal ing to the VIRTUE and INTELLIGENCE of "the PEOPLE, will be as successful in I S 11 a they were 1610. Whether that une candidate be as ell indications s'em to determine KEN TUCKY'S ILLUSTRIOUS SO.X, or any one of hundreds of his followers, mv prayers for a WHIG TRIUMPH shall b: ardent and uu ceasins." We are authorized to announce URBAN E. MEEK as a candidate for Ranger of Marshal! county. Election 23J and 24th. . JONATHAN S. WIGGS, as a candid ate for Hanger of .Marshall county. JA'S H. SWAN, as a candidate for Ran gcr of Marshall county. THO'S A. FALCONER, as a candid date for Ranger of Marshall county. The shock of another earthquake was ve ry sensibly felt here on the night of the lGth Inst., at about 11 o'clock. Though less se vere than that of the -1th of January, it was sufficient to create a very general alarm. We renrct to observe that the editorial connexion of Amos R. Johnson Esq. with the Southron has ceased to exist. His re tirement will prove a serious loss to the whig party of our State, to which he has rendered great and essential services. His place is supplied by M. R. Dudley Esq a gentleman of whose ability as a writer, and zeal in the cause of sound political principles, report speaks highly, and, so far as we can judge from the contents ofthe last number of the Southron, correctly. The Vicksburg Whig, it appears, through the medium of a leaky vessel among the democrats below, has full information touch ing the doings and designs ofthe wire-wor-king repuiiators at Vick&burg and Jackson. Addressing itself to our neighbor of the Guard, the Whig says : ' "Such is the appalling truth, friend Josse lyn ; you may understand that a little cor rupt and reckless clique about Jackson and Vicksburg, will "direct your movements, and have themselves nominated in spite of North Mississippi strong though you think her. This "half dozen" would be willing to steal from God or man to secure the spoils of office; and North Mississippi may ns well submit without a murmur, for your repudiating brethren down here look upon you as tools by whose tame acquiescence and gullibility they will accomplish 'heir vilianous designs. "This is no fancy sketch, Jossfdyn, but stubborn facts, for at this present writing the j Jackson clique are in Vicksburg, and arc at this moment trying to effect an arrangement by which the northern portion of the State can be diddled out of a United States Senator. A proposition was rr.ade in caucus, that if re pudiation should appear unpopular at the convention, it should not be broached in that body ; but that, after the nominations were made, by the consent' of both parties, then the question of repudiation should be star ted and made the issue at the election, and a repudiating Legislature who will elect Unhid States Senator must be secured at any cost. How fir this caucus may succeed remains yet to be found out, but one thing is certain, that no means will be left untried to dupe the north, and secure ihe nominations of the clique." The "powers beloic," in this State, hav always been too smart for those in the North, and are now stocking the cards for another game, in which, of course, the North will come off, as usual, second best. We shall then have an exhibition ofthe power and uses of party discipline. The - - party here, much as they dislike the nomi nees of the southern clique, will rally to their suppott in an unbroken phalanx, and vote for them with as much apparent alag rity as though the did not know that they have been cheated and imposed upon. Wc call the attention of our readers to the advertisement ol W. C. Beck E?q. We have examined Mr. Beck's stock of gro ceries, and find many articles much cheaper than we have ever known them to sell in this place. Hie stock if iarje, well cc-lcctcd and cheap. MR CLAY IN MEMPHIS. An extra from the office of the Ameri can Eagle, dated February the 14th, brings us the folio win s: intelligence: "We have the pleasure of announcing to our friends in the city and country, that Mr CLAY will be in Memphis on WEDNES DAY the 22nd inst. Our country friends who may be desirous cf exchanging con gratulations, and hearing an address from the distinguished American Stattsman, are invited to embrace the opportunity. Accom modations for all will be provided. We would advise our friend of the Guard to "do something" for his correspondent' PrTM somethinir calculated to restore the poor fellow to his senses. Who ran read such ravings as the following, from Percy's pen, and not exclaim, "Quousque tandem abulcrt, O Vehc, nostra patien- tin r "Let us wake these who, in the conscious security of their might, sleep while the fell monster is abroad, seeking whom he may devour and point them to the danger and re iterate in the ir ears, that Henry Clay, thea vowtd candidate for the Presidency, h the same that they a few years ago ostracised and turned upon the world as a political ca tnelcon and an ungenerous lntiguer: let us show that he is the father of monopolies and thj Catalinc of our republic; let us point them (and while we point shudder) to the i veto, the bulwark of constitutional liberty j and trll them that Henry Clay did dare at- tempt its destruction thus striking at one of: the elements of pure legislation and funda mental principles of our Government ; let us shew that he as well might have aimed the irnpotant blow at the Senatorial Cham ber, or House of Representatives, "Quos.jue j Catalina ubulere pilicritia." for 'tis well my country's glory is not obscured in thine own. PUBLIC MEETING, On Monday, Zlh Feb, 1S43. At a meeting ofthe citizens of Marshall County, convened at the Court House this day, by public notice, for the purpose of in viting the Hon. HENRY CLAY to visit us on his return home from the South, On motion, the Hon. F. W. Hui.ixg was called to the Chair, and W. C. Beck, Esq., appointed Secretary. After the object of the meeting wes ex plained by the Chair, H. W. Walter, Eq, offered the following preamble and resolutions, which were unanimously adopt ed. Whereas, We view with peculiar pleas ure the present visit of the Hon. HENRY CLAY to the South, and the cordial recep tion tendered to him by his fellow citizens; ana whereas, we have learned that he k ex pected to be at Memphis in a few days, from which place, in common with the citizens of North Mississippi, we are solicitous he should extend his visit to Holly Springs, therefore, Resolved, That the President of this meet ing appoint a committee of twenty poisons, without distinction to party, to tender him an invitation to visit this place, and partake with his fellow citizens of its hospitalities. Resolved, That a life devoted to the pro motion ofthe interest of his country, has se cured to him the respect and honor of every American citizen. In pursuance to the foregoing resolutions, the Chair appointed the following gentle men as a committee of .'nvitation, who were requested to wait upon Mr. Clay at Mem phis, in person, and urge his acceptance of our invitation Dr. Wm. V. Taylor, James M. Greer, Esq , Dr. John Pitman, Gen. A. B. Brad foid. Dr. James Thompson, R. S. Greer, W. F. Mason, Col. Hannibal Harris, H. W. Walter, Esq, Major J. W. Hill, Gen. Thos. G. Polk, W. C. Beck, Col. George R. Wilson, W. L. Lanier, Col. Wm. R. Harley, Henry Anderson, William Arthur, Maj. Wm. B. Means, Tho's A. Falconer. On mot:on, the Chairman was added to the committee. On motion, be it further Resolved That a committee of arrange ments of five persons be appointed by the Chair to make suitable preparations for the reception of our guest, if'he should consent to pay us the desired visit. Cel. P. W. Lucas, Col. W. T. Caruth- ers, Henry Stratton, Col. J. C. Alderson, and W. L. Lanier, "nerc appointed. It was also . Resolved, That the newspapers publish ed in our town be requested to publish the foregoing. On motion, the meeting adjourned. F. W. HULING, CVn. ' W. C. Beck, See' v. LOW PRICES LOW WAGES JK. Vost jonmon s i'ian. HVERY THING DOWN. The COmmit!ee of Ways and Aleans in We have nearly reached in these United the House to whom were referred the rae Sutes (not quite though) the hard money morials, &c, recommending the adoption of specie currency times we used to hear so lr. Johnson's plan of relieving the States by much of, when Harrison on one side, and lne Government's issuing 200,000,000 in Van Buren on the other, were candidates for stocks to the States, and taking the receipts the Presidency. There is about as much cf the Public Lands as hs basis of payment, specie in the country now as there is bank ; have reported unfavorably. paper. Gold is as plenty as it ever will be - .. io any country where gold or silver alone! . -T . . r n constitute the currency. We are nearly in I the condition of the hard money countries, j or, if not quite there, like!' soon to be there. The laborer now is paid nearly as low as in ( France or Germany, and finds it almost as difficult to obtain work; and, as he fully ap - proxtmates the hard money system, he will ( be quite as well off as the laborer in Lorn- j or Naples, or I urkey, where there! is an exclusive hard money currency. We, of the United Slates, not content with the sound specie and paper currency we had in 1823, when Gen. Jackson was elected to the Presidency, have been trying now for some time to male about 60 or 6SO.000.000 of specie represent all the property, all the labor, and all the energy and capacity of seventeen millions of people. Now divi ding these eighty millions of dollars among these seventeen millions, it gives us not five dollars each to represent all we have or all we earn but when we remember that the miUionaries, such as John Jacob Astor, have a good part of these eighty millions, it leaves the great masses of society nothing at all to represent all the industry or capaci ty they have. Thus when gold alone is money, and money is made scarce, and the miUionaries monopolize even that scarcity, it is not at all to be wondered at that real es tate is worth but little in money, the produce of farms less, aril labor least of all. Hence low prices, low wages, every thing down. We are thus reaping the harvest sown of a haid money currency. The frui's of the experiment ot ledu-d2-j l are yet upon us. We are enjoying a few ofthe comforts and luxuries of a hard money Government. We are about as well off as the people of France, where there is one Bank with a ve ry restricted currency, and not quite so bad ly offas Naples, or Sicily, or Turkey, where there is no credit, but a pure hard money Government. With nothing but hard mo ney, hard money prices must continue. If gold is the only god that can effect the great interchanges between man and man, we must live as people do where thai kind of a god is exclusively adored. It was once an idea that this country was well enough off, but this is obsolete, and now we are learning European fashions Ar. Y. Express. From the American Eagle. CONGRESS. On the 31st, the House passed, by a vote of 70 to 61, a bill authorising the Legisla tures of Illinois, Arkansas, and Louisiana, to convey and sell, in fee simple the lands heretofore granted to thoseStates for school purposes, that they may invest the money derived therefrom in productive stocks. The Army Bill. The bill making appropriations for the sup port of the Army was taken uy, and the fol lowing amendments agreed to in the Com mittee ofthe Whole yesterday, concurred in bv the House, viz: J 1 Hprpnttrr in a paM nf nnnmntmp.nt of cadets, the individuals shall be actually nesday they will produce considerable sen resident of the district of the State or Terri-'sation in Europe, as they indicate no dispo torv from which the appointment purports j sition upon the pait of Congress to assume to be made. 2. Hereafter a Board of Visitors to West Point shall not be appointed, unless other- wise ordered by Congress. The yeas and i nays on the amendment stood yeas 10(J, nays o. 3. The number of Cadets shall be limit-, and Represen-' ed to the number of delegates a tatives in Congress, and each Congressional and Territorial district shall be entitled to ; than commission of not relieving the coun one Cadet. i trv from the scourges inflicted by locofoco The bill was then read a third time and passed. Bankrupt Repeal Bill. In the Senate, on the 3d, Mr. Berrien, of Georgia, from the Committee on the Judi ciary, reported a bill in reference to the whole subjfet of the bankrupt Jaw. He asked in the name of the Committee to be discharged from the House bill, and from all the memorials and resolutions referinjr to the subject. The repeal bill, originating in the House, is reported back, with sundry amendments the main features of which affect the voluntary principle. The amendments also go to repeal so much of the voluntary clause as allows any. applicant to have the benefit of the law up on his single petition, and changes, in sev- eral important particulars, the existing mode ol procuring the certificate of dis charge, The report states that the salutary influ ence of such a change in the law will be manifested, first, by the prevention of undue credit, socond, by preventing partial assign ments: third, by substituting one uuiform rule; and fourth, by arming the creditor with a power to force a failing debtor to go into liquidation before his assets are wasted by the desperate speculations to which men in such circumstances are tempted. No recommendation to include corpora- Hons is emooatea in me reporu Oregon Occupation BilL The Senate passed this Bill by a close vote, and sent in to the House for concur rence. Gen. Jackson s Fine. The committee, on the Judiciary in the House, to whom were referred the memo rials, &c, hare reported against refunding the 81000 fine. Correspondence oj .ncuu,nuiuj um,. Washington, Tuesday, Jan, 31st. Much alarm is expressed at the financial ,nnrt of the jrovernment. They were certainly never worse. It is now thought lnatihe current rate of revenue fiom lands ,nj rutocis is not more than eleven millions a vear. The estimates of the Treasury, for e year, screwed down to the lowest limit, are twenty millions; but the appropriations will not, some say, be short of twenty-seven millions. The permanent annual deficit will, therefore be sixteen millions. Accor ding to Mr. Calhoun's calculation, the a mount of the public debt at the close ofthe present year, will be forty millions the in terest of which is two millions four hundred thousand dollars or about as much as the public lands will afford us annually, under the most favorable circumstances. Accor ding to this, the basis of Mr. Johnson's plan the public lands are already mortgaged. The future affords no hope. At every step, it appears, that we must plunr? deeper into difficulty. It is doubted whether the neces sary revenue can ever be obtained from cus toms alone! If this be granted, end the pre sent condition of commerce affords little room to doubt it where are the revenues to come from! not from internal taxation, be cause a majority of the states are deeply in debted and cannot raise money enough to carry on their own local governments; not from foreign loans, because the monkd world is combined against repudiation, whether actual or prospective, and is, more over, inclined to consider the combined cre it of the country as little better than the cred it of its seperate individual parts; not from treasury notes or exchequer bills, lor these will depreciate in the proportion in which they exceed the amount of the revenue, in payment of which they are receivable; not from duties on tea and coffee, because :he demagogues can't tax the dear people for their tea, and because, if they did, it would be utterly insufficient; not from economy and retrenchment, because the government cannot be retrenched below twenty odd mil lions, and every attempt to do it will fail as it has failed, for the last seventeen years. In the meantime, it is asked, is the gov ernment to stop? How is it to be kept afloat next summer and autumn? No one knows, and r.o one seems to care. The-Exchequer plan is the administration measure. That would give them a temporary revenue. But that will, in all probability, fail. Washington, Jan. SO, 1S43. The report ofthe majority of the Com mittee of Ways and Means against the pro position for creating a two hundred millions Unitsd States stock, will attract great atten tion. The Committee are unanimous in opposing the plan, although it was deter mined to make two reports in order that the majority and minority might express their Sfeneral views respectively. Should these repoits be printed in time for the Liverpool Steamship wniCh leaves UGSton on weu- .. i i i n... .j the State debts. We are now realizing the bitter conse- nuences of "Democratic financiering,5' from 18 I COO IO 37. An unbroken chain of dis- asters, frorn the close of that period to the present time, has continued to scourge a suf fering people. If the Whigs are guilty of any sin, it is the sin of omission, rather misrule prior to 1340, and which have con tmued to this day. But in this, even, they have not given "relief, but why i and with what grace can their opponents upbraid them or it? They promised relief, with a Whig President, and with Whig measures in ope ration. They dii all in their power to se cure these results, but were defeated. They did not promise relief with locofoco mea sures, and with a worse than locofoco Pres ident in power. These circumstances have been forced upon them by accidents unfore seen and unparalleled in the history of the country. It is not the fault of W hig pnnci pies that their chosen President died it is not the fault of Whig principles that the ac cidental President has turned upon his own friends and defeated their prominent measures it is not the fault of v hig prin cinles that an extraordinary and unlooked for alliance has been formed between one in to whose hands the Whigs unfortunately confided their strength, and their old oppo nents who have always warred upon them openly: which alliance has signalized itself in a systematic deleat ol Whig measures it is "not the fault of Whig principles that through such means that great financial pol icy by which they pledged themselves relie would be given to the country, has been ut terly barred from the operhtion of a fair tn aL No these things do not argue a fault in Whig principles, for by them Whig prin ciples have been set aside, and locofocoism has been still left to fester in the heart ofthe country. Such extraordinary and unfore seen e'reumstances have never before over j taken any political party in the world. The Whigs have been as powerless to prevent them, as was Gea. Washington to prevent the treachery of Arnold, The purest party on eartn cannot Keep out ol its ranks bad men, and the Whigs have no supernatura powers to search men s hearts. It has been their heavy misfortune to lose all the fruits of the great blossoming of .1840, by a biting frost of deadly treachery. But how should this persuade rational men that a Nation At Bank, if fairly tried, will not give us a bet ter currency? How should this persuade men that the U hig financial policy, by which they firmly belirea resloiation of the former prosperity ofthe country may be had, if fairly tested, is all wrong? Let it not be forgotten that that policy has not been tried since 1840 that it has been defeated by the extraordinary Alliance of adverse factions who are now upbiaiding WThigs for their ill-fortunes and all that the Whigs ask is a fair trial of their proposed public measure. Measures which have indeed been amply tested in forty years of fair trial prior to 1836, and which secured to the country, for the time, a steam engine force of onward in crease and prosperty.- Nash. Bon. FROM TEXAS. The steam ship Neptune, Capt. Rollins, reached here yesterday from Galveston, bringing full files of Texas papers. The defeat of the Texans at Mier, occupies a largespace in their journals, which go intj all the detaili of that disastrous affair. The names ofthe prisoners taken there are giv en, and number 248. The Houston Telegraph announces that General Rusk and Col. May field, are pre paring in the eastern counties for an inva sion of Mexico, and that the citizens are turning out with great alacrity. The Houstonian, however, contradicts this story. Among the passengers on the Neptune, were Gen Lamar, xMaj Howard, and Col Cook, the latter of whom has been reported shot by the Mexicans. The papers are ex ceedingly barren of news, containing scarce ly an item in relation to the war if war it may be called- which our readers have not seen already. The country is in a deplora ble condition, and we confess we see little chance for its extrication from its present difficulties. They are without monej, with out provisions, and what is not less impor tant, they are without harmony. The Pres ident and Congress are at loggerheads, and all confidence seems at an end. We would gladly see Texas rise from her present po sition, but before she does so, she must have a new infusion of energy in her officers, and more harmony in her councils. In her present embarrassment and distracted condi tion, we see no hope for her. The Galveston Civilian gives an official statement from the Treasury department, by which U appears that there are at present outstanding 8135,800 in Exchequer Bills. V. O. Tropic, Feb. S. Henry Clay and the Ladies. The Concordia (La.) Intelligencer tells the fol lowing anecdote of Mr. Clay at the late Ag ricultural Fair at Baton Rouge:-Aasi. Ban. 'Making our way near him we were stopped for a time by the dense mass sur rounding him, and were thus so fortunate as to witness a little incident which may prove interesting to our readers. "A lady standing near us was introduced to Mr. Clay, after the usual salutations, she observed, VVe! I, Mr. Clay, lama very warm friend of yours, so much so indeed, sir, that 1 would willingly agree to have the fever and ague six months to seat you in the Presiden tial chair.' We thought for a moment that this overwhelming compliment would take Mr. C. aback, but bowing for an instant and returning his thanks, he replied, 'My dear madam, you bring to mind an anecdote told me bv a friend from Washington, who in- ormed me that during Lord Morpeth's vis it there, he, Iord M., tookZoccasion to call on a couple of young ladies, warm friends of mine; after the visit, one of them observed, Well, A , what would you take to kiss that ugly mouth of Lord Morpeth's.' 'which, by the bye, said Mr. C, is far uglier than mine, which, I presume, none of you will pronounce handsome,' 'nothing,' said Miss , 'nothing on earth could induce me. The other hesitated a moment, and obser ved, 'wou'd you not could it ensure the elec tion of Mr. Olay she thought lor an in stant, and jumping from her seat, replied, yes Id go it r " LOCOFOCOISM AND THE CUR RENCY. The rash and presumptious, the fickle and changing policy of locofocoism with refer ence to the currency, has convulsed the Re public to its centre, and bound the prosperi- ty ot the people as with the paraiysis or a nightmare. Ours has been nearly the late of him whose story lives in the Spanish pro verb, and who was 'well wished to be bet ter. tooK pnysic, ana aiea. w e naa a sound currency of National Bank paper. and our people were every where prosper ous but our currency tinkers became dis satisfied, and demanded more prosperity. and a gold and silver currency. I he roun try was immediately convulsed to bring a- bout these results, and the struggle has con tinuedtothis day, with what success all can for themselves determine. - We have been brought nearly to the con summation ota hard money currency us advocates may well congratulate themselves upon their success but it must be confessed the country has sickened dreadfully under the operation; and it is appalling to look back and see what scenes of rum and dis tress have been passed through to reach its verge,, the imagination may possibly con ceive, but we believe it 15 not in the power ofthe pen to describe, the deplorable conse quences which are to follow a full and fair passage through the ordeal of a hard money currency. Present results have been attained through various changes of policy, all of which have been as unwise as they were unnatural, and in its very vitals the country-ha been made to feel the deadly eri!eofyiolenl."hS:, -? fw rxrimen" wilh ,he S cj. irst, the Deno tP rr. 11 moved, and the country thereby pnnic sincT en acain th R,; ' . . V mand ofthe French. Spanish nnd Neanol V tan indemnities in gold and silver, fo," with a disastrous commotion and a ffr ful unbalancing of ihe precious n,f,C" next the State Bank system was set to w'orl expandmg paper issues with the pub'ic trea sure to an unprecedented height, foiK-J with an explosion more terrible than that cf a thousand steam boilers then the' Sub Treasury came, with its unnatural dirui between Government and People, i-s War upon Banks, and its mercenary use of the public funds, to be experimented with anj laid aside and finally, the Exchcq-: j pressed upon us an unwilling and imnn. ished people, and if they do not ta'Ke tha they are pointed (with stoical mdhrerfn to their suffering?) to the alternative of arJ approaching hard money currciny. a aij these stages, the experimenters have b?fn unmoved by the miseries arid groans cf t! l people. And in every change of policy, Whigs have adhered steadfastly to thVaJ. vocacy of a nation al bank, and harei. ponunea, out in vain, jor a return to th - icy wuicn nas ever gicu wnert tried -r- l- l i : v . - . perity and happiness to the people. 1 At this moment, the experimenters are j vascillating and discordant in their notisi, of currency as ever. The body cf the;, would push the hard money doctrine to th extremest suffering of the country 3 p-,r. tion are for State Banks, reformed a por. tion for the Exchequer, and a portiop fjT the Sub-Trea sury. V here is this intermin able agitation of currency questions to end? Have the people not suffered long enough Is it not now sufficiently clear that whvnev. ver we let go a National Bank, we plongc into a sea of breakers withont pIL t orruddei? We call upon rational ir.enti think deeply of these things, and to ao; wi:a an eye to their dearest individual anj nati rt al interests, before it is too late. X&sh. Bio. Facts pleading for a national bank. The American Farmrr says "Some months since, we placed a nu-.ni'r cf accounts against subscribers in Abt hT.an the hands of a collector travelling- through that State. He subsequently remitted to J ij pertner in Philadelphia a draft in cirlnor, on Mobile, for the amount ofthe s.nal! par tion of the bills which had beeu co!!rc:t d, after deducting twenty-five per ecu'., com missions for his collections and three-f.m'.us per cent for difference between the inwnor of Alabama and Mobile. At the time tbc draft should have arrived, the discount be tween' Philadelphis and Mobile was forty per cent, against the latter and about three fourth per cent, betvvevn the former mi Baltimore, in favor of the latter so lb', had the amount reached us in due order of time, we would have found ourselves min i? sixty-six and a half per cent, to which we may add one-half per cent for postage. 0.: the transaction does not stop here : we b e had no intelligence to this day from the pin ner in Philadelphia, of the reception by hi;' ofthe draft, (although we know, as far. isle is concerned, thai our interests will beat tended to.) and it may have been either lost or stolen from the mail. or. for narrht p enow to the contrary, the bank or ho"use m whom the draft was made, may have f.ind the same fate which has attended so manr institutions and houses during ihe pat year. and thus cancelled the whole concern." Infallible cvre for a tovniup horse "If your horse founders over night, in the morning take a pint of hog's urd, put it m a vessel and make it boiling hot: clean his uools well, set lus foot m iL" ard. Heat it for each fool, boiling hoi. take a spoon and put the fat over the hc?f as near the hair as possible, and he rciiile fit lor use in three hours if it is done ear'r k morning. It is better to icmove ihe hotW't shoes, but I have made several cures with out. I have tried this on many horses du ring a period of fifty years, and have uevtr known it to fail." Appearance. I became poor, and nr apparel soon evinced it. I was uninersaii? avoided 1 passed through the streets s thro' a desert. I had three old hri'.j I gave them all for one new one, put it cn and went out I u-as accosted by dozers- My wife contrived to get up one toierab! coat out of the two old ones. I put that ca and went out evdry one now recorrnlzcu me, and I was shaken hands with at ever corner- Those that unfortunately have n"' brains than batik notes can apply the morn. Portland Bnlieti-t- MASONIC. The Grand Lodge ofthe State c(M sippi convened in the city cf Natcf ez, oji Monday the 16th ult., and after an unusual ly interesting session of five days, aicume to meet on the third Monday cf )inUTJ 1S44. The following are the Grand Qu eers for the present year : George A. Wilson, G. M. Samuel Cottton, D. G. M. James A. Stevens, S. G. W. Hamilton Cooper, J. G. W. T. C. Cropper, G. C. Azel Bacus Bacon, u. O. T. Rose, G. T. William P. Mellen, G. S. W. C. Chamberlain, S. G. V. P. Thomas, J. G. D. T. C. Finney, G. M. E. Craig, G. S. G. E. Martin. G. P. D. H. Lane, G. S. & V. B,S. Tappan, G, LectzerertarJ V'f gate to the General Conveetin, to r.'.tt Vi Baltimore, in Mv ntxt.