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ly w destined Id n '" 'i' ill vrlopement soarci 1 bcfurc drttfttVtl ol by the roost fnr- nring philosophy. An I so t!io tints jr4j when hum right ami popular libeTtys worn, lik.-1 he ocean, an . ankao n, u!ii x 1 rc 1 .domain whcto even the philanthropist dared h.oi steer out (if i-ili t of tliu established head! mils of kingly rule, nndwind obedience in the pto irrcss'of polifioal stivnc.l, n new ighl burst upon the world. Mi'B taritedthstTrecifyni WAS their. Iintdfal n ml inalienable Inheri tance! (but (be fight divine which kingly " ntw ognlivc Ii I ported "ivcr them, was based' only upon thi-ii ignor nee and fur: thWt all poire tfas inhen in in iktmaelvtfti nml llint it was Ihcil In ordain mid consli ' title the rcKtrainla to which they should sub mil. 4'hnn (he tij of lliia new light were converged into the tfpCUs of Constitutional liberty, and fixed ns a pole-star in (he polit ical benven. And thonVfar nwny upoii the once widoW4stc, where the: storms of pa pion wdfe lot loose.' Bnd the tiirbulcnrv of popular strength mi ! inipulsp rolled its tern uestuoiis oiriiatiom, t In- slitn ot stale was sterfed "onUpriahtkcel, to meet the gul; .and a new world of human happiness and n tviMiri'iiietit wiis discovered unknown bo . ...iTTie political geography ofUtoi . fenuliUioni . It is (roc th it men liflvo not vet attained, even in individual cases, th it perfection of inti'I.i f t which will enable them, to devise a constitution without fmilt, or construe and interpret it without liability to err ; but the principle "f constituttojlnl 'liberty is fixed--ihe st u is gtitterinilrffiesky-niid though there' is no tnidi viating lo in llcatc it plane, and tho' sts aid darkness iCUIle it, and the of error and pas weakness of Imiaa! nomeiimes 'fir'l to penelrate thorn ; ni rp ise and pan ' .State cannot he. e tut re is nones avor, Ihe Ship of be drivel) for a reck, fclio may e llm wind, nml out of her cour and the obsenhi lull will come, (way, so that her bearings may brf in 1 her course slia- red anew. . f ' itesmen at the helm can tin .Mfufly"' dscjcii', with Danie Webstor, that the Constitution Is their polar flat ; and so king as (her will, like him-, whatever ."Mom ai ndecy may set t'e upon l!ie tossing of n them, still 'si whatever wild v surround rivetted upon it, an ward right full iti guidi use on hi which . 'j must be ultimate safe "Pot if th Like the swing, , H47.cn ring. Rver le vel ;i T i the toil mi s: K hare to an. We shall sail fKrrSv. mil sifc'v reach . ThcP'ir'unaWS' i 'cli'ise shining bench I he Bignti r; noiinns we ta-ar, Will be th iv iv j i ! 5-;t of feat." Tho love for freedom nnd free instllu tions, which lull so deeply imbued Mr. WcboU r'o whole nature, pr. mptid him na tunilly tu ardent syhipathy with those airug eliii'' iijiainst opprem.iou thru ubout the world ; and the cry of freedom, wllelltyr conjinff from classic Greece, or the wilds of llglitlKM. a vision www. ,1 d, i . Houth Amelia, or iho plains of Hungary, ' ever found iJW ear open, and his heart yield inir an eloquoiit response, lie had sal, tliou'hT ni the ftseVof Wmbington tu b arn our duty to other nations ; and while he Spuld, ill liU lluUeman teller, define our proud position as a beacon to guide all who would follow in our pa'h ; and cuuld nsserl t our national right lo extend the moral aid of our sympathy and encouragement to those Struggling lobe free ihe could at the same lime, condemn and reprobate the doc trine of Intervention. Upon ibis, us upon all other questions, of public interest arising in his day, the memorials of his career will furnish to coming generations ihe eonchi sions of profound reasoning and enlightened thought. Wo turn now from his public services, Which, though vast nnd arduous, nnd seem ing to involve labor enough for one man in a life lime, were only a moiety of the Intel lectUid toil through which he passed. He was a lawyer as well as a Statesman ; and bis position among jurists w is not u whit behind that which he occupied among pub lic men. In early lifu he traced the chan nel of lb: Law up to Its Bour.es, and made himself master of die black-letter tomes of legal lore, whose place is now supplied hy t'le less cumbersome and more attractive learning of recent days, lie digged deep and laid a good foundation, upon which he continued lo accumulate tl'.'j materials lur nished hy Ihe advances, of jurisprudence, until he stood before the highest judicial tribunals, and face lo face vviih the most pro found and djitingirishethpf tli'e profession, on the high footin of an Vqual. Whether unravelling tho tangled web of complicated facts, in arguments addressed to juries ; or analyzing the nice subtleties of legal' princi ples and vindicating the noble philosophy of 'the luw before a Cgurt, he" knew no superi or. Had he been only n lawyer, the rep utation which lie won would have survived lo future generations : but his was the un paralleled achievement lo attain the htgh est exuejlcucc in two departments of intel lectual labor widely diverse, each of which is so engrossing and exacting in its demands upon the lime and attention, lis usually lo brook no dalliance with -the other OR the the part of him who seeks its rewards. At the bar, as in Congress, his highest honors were won in the exposition and de fence o( the Constitution ; and thus his pro fessionnl labors; beyond those of almost any other man, assumed a public chunii Icr anil importance : and it is woitby of remark, that bolh in the judicial forum and tlu; po litical arena, hi 'interpretations of that great instrument received Ihe sanction and appro val of such men ;- Kent, and Marshall, and kl..ri. nn.1 him ulii.co iininin.ia UB iymiiI. a. JJ- - -("-, ......v.. ,... those of anv other man then living, were entitled to respect, James Madison. But there is yet a third department of mental exertion in which Mr. Webster won an unsurpassed distinction ; nnd in which be has made n most valuable eoilll ibulion to classical literature; a contribution of thought wl ich commends it-elf to all with- out awakening parly prejudices; and of el t oquer.ee which nil can mini re wi'.hoirl dis neniii g from Ihe opinions and principles ht' wed. Ill JJul 'giea, Anniversary ora , tions, anij oetwioual addresses delivered under cilTuiiistn;ii of peculiar import iiice, he has lavished all the storos of bis rich scholarship, and all the beauty and polish of his cultivated mind. In them hu has identified himself with the epochs of llie palion's early history, and wiih ihe names ol lis lirst-lmrn Maes and patriots ; nml in them, too, he has yet further doveloped his devotion to Ins country nnd her ins tuitions l)n f-iymoum liock, and liunltir lull, in t ommeruorating the lives and services of 'ajhinlon, and .leffereen, and Adams, i in layina the torner stone ot (he addition to the Capitol and on vaiioin other publie nee e imis; and at almost inniiineranle siM'ial festivals, his cfTort rfbrfl directed to' Hie tfvod of his country, All the , InVenliyes, nnimtll the lessons of wi dow mid yarning, gleaned from proud memories, ana illustri ous examples from the lives mid labors and teachings of the. founders of th 'lib public ; all the hitfjl hopes df a glorious na tional future ; nil the important awtl rsspon 'sible duties to couiinir genoClUion8V; and all me awaacning ami regenerating ntuuonces of this government upon the world, he" nr rayed and brought to hear wini lill the power of his Rurpassirtg eloquence, to im press upon his coantrymcn the iCsliinnbh value oi ineir iierim-'e, aim, uieir solemn obligation to preserve ami perpetuate ii Such were the public life and Services and character of Daniel -Webster I nfd.such is the record of -him that history will transmit to ages yet unborn. '-i. btanding bn the floor W the, Nfnate'in the moment. of his proudest intellectual tri uinpli, arid lo'ikiii'' above his liea.l,.throiiir the ghii domu of the Senate-chnnihcr, to the ample folds of the stnr-ajiangtad banner flnnifng from the surrttnit of. ilm 'Capitol, he "Xi'laiineil, in hiiii'ii v. ns siinltmc as was ever iitlered by human lllis : r.'tWhth iriv eyes shall bo turned lo behold J ir Ihe last .. .if :.. i r , nine me sun in nvuveii r let their last feeble and lingering glance be hold the gorgeous Bhs7gn of tea liepublic how- known nnd honored throughout Ihr fiirlh, still full high advanced, its arms mid- trophjes Strenming m their original lustre; not a stripe erased or polluted, nor a single star obscured." Let us devoutly (hank God, this day, that his patriotic desire was ac complished. ".It was his living sentiment, and, by Ihe blessing lf Uod it was his dur ing sentiment;". " Liberty- and utiiom now and forever, one and iriscptfable," Coun trymen of Da ,M Webster ! iv'it not a nen limcnt worthy to bcinsVrlbsd upon nil our hearts ? In point of in(ellec), Mr. Webster was, it is universally conceded, tho greatest man this, country Iras yet poduced; and perhaps was inferior to none whom the world has ever seen. Upon nil subjects I , mind, with a comprehensiveness of graojt fil mos-ftniirac-ulous, had gathered full and Btjeurntu in formation. Through all the details ami com plications of Ihe topic of his reasoning, Ins ihouget seemed to penetrate with the rapid ity of n sunbeam, carrying illumination along with it. Ilis elucidations were so sim ple and yet so perfect!, that even Ihe ordina ry thinker followed him wltH ease, hnlf wondering that he had not himself seen it all before. Poetry and science. Bostruse learning Bad elegant literature, ancient and modern, had all brought him their tribute. The whole 'domain of human knowledge had yielded him its wealth, lo bo expended fn argument and ornament, in analogy and il hutr.itinn ; and in the burningr stream of his eloquence the varied treasures of intellectu al research nnd achievements were combi ned, ns heterogeneous iiurrodionts an as similated nnd poured out in tho noltcil lava of the volcano. Through llie long course of his herculean labors, his mural energies Beyer flagged ; his gigahuc powers never sank beneath the" burden imposed upon llicm. lie was always ui)Utl ly tlte '.. Mr sion, and always what the occasion seemed lo demand, t ' Ilis niind may be compared to ihoso tall peaks which here and there lift iheinnelves above all other mountain heights, into the clear expanse, where "eternal. s'i nolliOB set tles on their bead.s'.'-r'fbuut llieie bases the ordinary occupations of life gVd on; llie herds feed, and llie husbandman guides Ins plow. On their sides, one above llie other, ihe temperature of every climate anrj e.very zone exists: spring flowers peep out in shel tered nooks, under the a.wtul glacier: nnd fruits and vines grow on sunny slopes "over which "forms and falls lh6 avalanche." Higher Up, around their breasts, the clouds gather, and condense their vapors into rain; and higher, still higher, above flowers, and fruits and clouds, their summits lower, In naked majesty, in the clear, calm.' eternal solitude where there Is'oulv God. Ihe private and social life and cliaraclcr of Mr. Webster offer a tempting theme, li would be a-pleasant task logo into that fam ily circle wh .le the genial ami kindly affec tions and sympathies of husband, mid father, and friend shone out: to. follow him to his farm at Marshlield and mark the tasteful and unostentatious arrangements of hl& home; lo see ftim mingling, with unaffec ted pleasure, among bis htimbU neighbors, as they cume to oll'erjinu their cordial greet ings, or associated with' hint, UUawed by the greatness which wore no air of conde SCellsioi), and diffused no chill of restraint; to see him, with his own hand, tending his huge cattle, that lowed gratelully at los auploacll, or driving the plow, or gathering llie hay I rum Iho new-mown held; mid (hen to trace his steps bv brook-side, or through iiiarh and wood, in pursuit of his favorite sports, with angling rud. or gun. Along with Ins virtues, we should find,, no doubt, weakness in I frailty and lauli; for he was a man, and all tlionutial-. of our race tulj us of, but One who was "without tin ;" hilt It would be in structive, though pnllful, to' find how "the trail of tile-serpent is ovg " even the most highly endowed human nature. The occasion-, however, docs not admit the digression, and 1 turn' Icicle to the scene which was Ids lasl the death-bed scene at Marshlield. It was a iceitj) blending allelic pathos and solemn interest which must al ways attach to the dying separation from family and friendi with a degree of moral sublimity UDSItrp ssed. ' We gather anx iou ly about the bed side of vueii a man, lo see how hu will die. "The bed of death brings every human being to his pure indi viduality. " Fame nndwnown are nothing there, Honors and gi flatness, "llie boast of heraldry and the pomp of power," are Unavailing then. The meeting is between the grim Destroyer and the BMH, Mr. Webster was calm and composed, lie, was not then compelled to contemplate, for the first time, "ihe relation between the crea ture and his Creator," He bud added to his great lifu thu crooning glory.-r-'' the crown of righteousnessi" and, in humble confidence mid trus, huns enabled lo say: "ill y rod and'lhy stalf,.hey comfort me.'1 For a moment, as the shades of evening gathered over thu earth, his thoughts wan dered tu the "glimmering landscape" that was fadini' on his siirht, and to all the beau ty of the world of nature that he loved so well; and, while "the cmfew lolled the knell of parting day," the touching pathos of tuny s inimitable poem came' lo his re collection. It was one of the last holds which his mind gave up, on cherished enrfh; ly wings, n reuianieu lor nun io i.ij.e farewell of his family and fifends, to give a last fond ihoue hi lo his cuuntry, and breathe. a last prayer in her behalf , and then ho ! ' . .... rnncentratcd-tlll the strength hnrl ehtrcy offf Ins f lenities upon Ihc mystery of Death. He slumbered for 0 time, ami Waking,' hjii powers rallied ft moment in the conscious ness Ihiitthc-sWvft'Chord was not yetloosedt amJ he exclaimed--"! still live." They were his- Inst words. . In the old church-yard. neaj his home, where pilgrim 'dust is buried where the ocean rolls its murmuring tide to the shore hard by where there are modrnfill pines to siall in Ihc nidlit bree.SO -where there is niv- Jure witlf.her peace and'huict around ho ,i, :.. '.' i J.h -. bps ill a simple tomb. KCsn stotied utn ot anhuated bust, ' . linck to Its msnsipn call the fleeting" breatti T ' Csn honor's vnii i. provekt the silentTluit,) Or flattery sqntliti the dull lil enrot'uVatli?" If thoy cannot, then lot llie modest stone that shall mark his" Brave, bear;. the epitaph wjiioh he said was nil he ooitlj' wIshAp have inscribed upon it "While he lived, he did what he Could to support tho Constitution of his country." ., The last ybi'ds of-grcn(mcn nrejevor rc membfered Those & Daniel Webster, in a snrse difforerit from tlTaUin which he utired lfm, have air impressive anil propJieissrsr nillcance " I stfll livf'!" " Jlojv little is there of Ihe great arid good tBftt can die ! To their cduntry.tliey VeUlive, nnd live for ever, . They live ill all tllHl perpetuates ifie remembrance ol men on eurln ; in Iho re corded proofs of their own great actions ; in the offspring of their intellect; in the.dcep engraved lines jifpublic gratitude, and in the rcSpeet and homage el' mankind. They live in their example ; and they live, emphati cally, and will live, in tho influence which their lives and efforts, their principles and (ifjfnions now oxerciSo and will continue toj exercise, not only in their own country, nut .1... si.. .i..., ,i... ,.l.',;i;,..,i ,,..i.i i ,. nn' blllUUUIIUUb HIO VlflllflVU ,,,llu. t-fj ,vrni- iel Webster still. lives ; and so he will ever live. His Is ' " One of the few the iirimoftnl nnmcs, That were not horn lo.diel" Let ns' rejoice that his fame, belongs to American history. Let us ge gratelul to "Divine Benignity" for ft country nnd in stitutions that produce such men. Let the graves of Calhoun And Clay, nnd Webster be forever the Mecca shrines of patriotic pil- grimageand Iraiernai reunion; and. let them oa, attno samo lime, attars whence ceaseless prayers shall ascend, that our country, like their names, may be iipmor- tal. , Washington Fashions. The following extract from a letter writ ten by the Editor of tho Vicksburg Senti nel, D. Walker, Esq., from Washington city, is much of our own . way of thinking. We .ask the attention -of our lady renders t0 it t m , i , - " There wns only one thinir in which all seemed lo ftgreo that was, lo leave uncov ered as much ot their bust as possible. It appeared to one just from the land of alli gators, mo-quitoes, und-i Winshlue, where la dies have kepi up the uld fashion of dressijqj all over, that they bailout their dresses on in a hurry, and had protruded their bodies six or ci" lit inches loo. lat through, and lence, as mi old lady of good taste justly reupirlii q, " lliey came too low down, nnd (llrln't-Jitio iiigh ....r:h up:' t)omilliii.ru too, cmclss creatures, fpigot to juit sluovfts to their dresses, and the ladies all had the extreme mortification, jioor things, of ap- poanng in a very large crowd ol gentlemen with men arm. bare up lo the shoulders! Horrid in those milliners ! The gentlemen. kind, modest ej-eaturc-s as thsy arc, blushed i little at first, mid held their scented earn brics before their eyi s, but they soon r, cov ered from tbejr' embarrassment, and it nil seemed to be .nothing after they got used lo it. Altogether from thy haste of the la- lies iii shoving tbonvelves through their Iresses, nnd the culpable neirl'ect of ih,- tnillin ts in not puuing in thvjlecyes, I Would say that the ladies were' npf over bull' Ceverw I and what is ninoiilnr. and sustains my. idea of their liavjiig crept ihrough, in their htmte to dress and be at tho ball last. is, thai llie skirls of all the short ladies und few of llie tall ones, were from elirht to twelve inches loo loue; and sw pt the floor for yards h hind thu wearer. There was another thing, which a plain backwoodsman like mysell could not exactly Understand: home' of the ladies while dancing would seize hold of the sTiirts of their dresses, and r H e the in abuut eighteen iuches.and stretch them qui at arm's length, reminding one uf a buzzard in Wet weather, thus exposing to view handsomely ornamented second skirt, ind then swing around at an amazing rale. The oflly other peculiarity of llie ball was a new dance, called the "Scotliche Dance,!' which I saw for the first time. 1 will "ive, as neai' as words can, a description of it" I'he gentleman takes the lady' right bund in his left, places his hand and arm around her waist, drawnig her close against bis breast, alio places her left hand and chin upim bis right shoulder, and leans her cheek o uilv aeein-t Ins whisker, if he has any, they shell pitch. oil' in a leap-frog fashion, stop, and keep liirto by a sort of jig-n-jig, jig-jig motion, then leap-frog again, and so lo -mutely, leap-frog ana lig--jlg. jiff-jig.. Il is by far the most ungraceful, unbecom ing and ridiculous dance t ever saw, or any body else." OiMis l'ni'liiigton snys.lhat her minister preached about ' llie parody bf the probslde son." HyEvury man thinks that Cmsnr'a wife ought tu be above suspicion, but he is far less particular as to wlist Ctccsar himself ought to be. tCPTlie noblest quality wherewith nature baa endowed woman fur ihe good of tho world, is that of maternal kivo the love that seeks no ret urn. rXT'An ox weighing five thousand pounds is being exhibited in Cincin nati!. OCr'Lord Brougham defines Theology as "tho art of teaching what nobody knows." fJCJCnmmoiloro Charles W. Morgan of-ltin United Slate N:vy, died in Washington City on tho (Jth instant. lEPThe Central Rail lUad surveys will he completed by the 1st day of Alaroli O'Tho individual who bake the ice with his first slump speech, wns drown ed In applause. OCT'The man who hung himselfvith a chord or music has been cut down by a sharp east wind, 1 IOAIarringe tvyo nods, a five dollar prayer, and a pot to boil gnTb in. THE GAZETTE.. - Holly Springs, Mississippi: THURSDAY MORNING, PT:nni AKV in, ib.i.i AGENTS. K. 0. Thompson it Co., arc our Authorized agents for Mississippi nnd Western Teanesse. "Tlic Legislature of New Jersey pro pOUB to treat drunkards nnd lunatics alike A bilMs now before that hodv providing that a commission may be islifed in the case of a habitual drunkard, to prevent him from wasting- his properly, in a manner similar I to 'commissions. for' lunacy. ... . .-,., 4. ,i,i ( Charleston and Nashville The Na&b villi- and OmttMnoognltBllfoad is now com ptele'o, and cars nihility 'on it, to within J three miles of the Tenne'seo, river, l'as scngcrs are landed in Charleston jn less thnn three days from Na-shvillo, the whole drstanec, with -the exception of the three miles above alluded to, by Itailipnd and steamboat. , " "The People's Paper," a monthly pub lication, published in the city-of New York, is before us. It is a very large sheet, some thing smaller than a blanket, printed on small type, .and Hint loo nt the extremely low price of 2i cents per.nnnum. It is a paper Hint every one ought lo take, (after patronizing home industry first,) the price being such ns to place it in the reach of nil. 1 ITOiir Circuit Court adjourned Inst night, nf tcr busy session of nrnrly four weeks. A gretl nmoiiut of business has been disposed of, snd jus tice has been meted out totifTeinlers with 05 im partial hand. The following persons were tried and convicted : George N: Green, for murder. IsntOBCed to be hanged ort the 1 1 Hi of March next; Wm. M. Ileok, negro-stealing sentenced lOaflve years in the Penitentiary ; Elliott J. Whilworth. for attempting to steel a nomro two years) James Snwycr, for perjury, sentenced for six yrars ; and Dennis McMulion for lafceny three years. jt-ST A couple of Shakers eloped from a settlement nenr Troy tho other day. One was a man of thirty-eight, and the other was a lady of uneonimun beauty, aged seventeen. The parties were married, and then, left for Lou' vide, Ky. The man re- ated bi Shaker uxperienee, and stated the awlul loot thai he had never kissed a girl in his life until ho kissed his inamorata about forty-eight hours before their, marriage. Wasn't In behind time J"""" "The Musical Review and Choral Ad vocate," published by. -I' . J. Huntington, and Mason k Law, 3 l'nik Row, New York, nt llie small snip of $1 per yenr in advance, is ono of the most neatly arranged niusical'papcrs in tin- jJniled Stales, and one that oucht to be patronized by all per sons who delight iaitlie musical. We have before us the first nutaber of the new volume for the present year, Ind, judging from the number of pieces andhe manner in which they nre gotten U think it will well re pay those who have?. a penchant tor new and chaste musjc to subscribe for it. RW It appears frdm the Presidential lection returns, that notwithstanding the disastrous defeat experienced by the Whig parly at the last election, Gen. Scott receiv- I more votes than wore ever cast for a Whin candidate befurs. Gen Scott receiv- 1 1 1 ti'J!) more voles than Gen- Taylor; nnd DO G I more than fjen, Harrison, When the ilge number of Whijrs-vho were non-com batants who did not jotu at all at the late p. lection, but who ure.slill good Whigs, ure taken into this account, it will appear ihat wbigs are a pretty respectable party, m point of numbers nt least, although they arc sometimes said to be numbered with the tbiiiL's that were." n- Diamonds in California. The Columbia Onzutte says that il has been shown a large and brilliant stone which had been properly tested, by spvoral jewellers, and pronounc ed to bo n pure an. I -f. rv.iioo diamond. The weight of this bemuiful diamond if din mood it Is is seventeen carats, and should it prove a real diamond, its value will be immense. It tvas found in n gulch two miles from Columbia, The miners from Murphy's and Angel's di"'iii''s say that the utmost destitution prevulled when tley left. There were only six hundred lbs. of hVuriu that region, and it wns selling at Iho .rate of $150 per 100 lbs.. Seventy live cents bad beeu paid for one meal of hard bread. ' .iaw.it' A Sleet Storm. On lust Saturday morning we found, when we looked out, the trees, weeping under the heavy loud of ice (list had gathered up on them during the 'night, everything look gloomy and sad. 'flic sleet continued to fair during the day, mixed with snow, which rendered it dungtrous traveling on foot or horseback. vVe have heard of suferal acci dents which have occurred in consequenco of slipping and falling upon tho ice. Mrs. Powell, our BherlfCl lady, fell and broke her arm. A small negro boy fell and broke his thigh. A young . man slipped' off the steps of the Post office,' and came near being killed -bo was taken up sen-cless. - We hnyo heard of another lady in the country who got her arm broken. The weather thus far has been very cold and disagreeable this week. The ajcci still remains, but is melt in; slowly, and ws hope .will toon be gone For the G.irc'tc. , .',' ' LUltf'S - wmrrnN oN Tim nr a 1 11 o? JJRS. SOPHIA STAFFORD, "She has passed from earth" her bright' young WlthlSOKOW have bB cln-nted; dsj'S. She has passed fn rn earth-1 anil now She lays In funeral garb nslinnded.. She has.pntsed. front tnrth Oh! may r. e not With friends the Jribnlt Sharej She has patted from earth then he forgot Alight but Iht virtues rare. She has passed from earth in you Hi nnd Strength In beauty and irf prirle; She has passed from ctirlh and may n't length Clnirji an liobTurtn! guide. " . . She hS passed frcm earl h to her We give Tho tear drop at tier giave; She has passed from earth, rind gone to live' With him who died to'save. U " ', ,t , " Then ('"pp Ihc sympathising tejr . t ' To one so early rivenj "' , And .though we Cnniiot greet her here, 1 We'll hope to moot In Heaven. II, L. tv. The Coo'certs. We attended the Concert'' given by ilia Young" Ladies-of Franklin Female Colleg?, on Friday night last, and were highly de lighted with Jhe entertainments of the even ing.- Jhcre were n goodly number of per sons present, notwithstanding ti e inclement stale of the weather ; the streets being. in such a muddy plight that it prevented many ladles and gentlemen from attending, who would otherwise have been present., . The audience seemed to be well pleased 'with the performance of the pupils, who acquit ted themselves handsomely, whether in Vocal or Instrumental Music ; and, so well did each perform the piece assigned her, that you would have, thought, if you had been only a listener nnd not a looker on, that Ihc sweet sounds that filled your ears tferc drawn from the instrument iby ,the more experienced hand of a lencher, in stead of a young lady pupil. The manner ih which somcc f the pieces Were performed reflected great credit upon those who exe- CHtcd them. The whole number of pieces on (he programme were performed in a manner that would hayo done honor to older heads; but, according to our appre ciation, we think Iho following pieces were played in n Superior manner "The Holy Dead," " Midnight Soh'ottishi" " Ossisn Serenade," "When the Hvnllow's Unlaw ward Fly," "Caprice I'olka," and "Gen eral Bradford's Parade March. " The young ladies who performed the nbove pieces showed that they Jud been taught the art of music by experienced leach 0(1, and that they had will improved their opportu nity s. t We wMi wchadtMee to-ntludo to tho above College more at length, -so that we could let people abroad know lo what ex tent the citizens of North Mississippi are carrying out the principle ot education. The Franklin Female College closed its last session with about, one hundred. nnd fifty pupils, about hundred of whom were board ers. The College lias ample accommoda tions for over two hundred pupils, We were not present at the Concert given by the Young Ladies of the Female Insti tute, but leuru from lliose who were pre sent that the efforts of the young ladies lo entertain their audience was felt and ap preciated by all present. On nccount of the ground being covered with snow and sleet, which made ihe traveling very disn-' greenble, ninny of the young ladies who were to perform did no' arrive, consequent ly there wr not many pieces of music per formed, but what were performed were ex ecuted to the satisfaction of those present. 1'hu Institute is in a prosperous condition, ami is destined to do good work in the cause of education, that most essential of nil ac quirements, a Willi so many excellent in-titutions of learning in our midst, we are at a loss to perceive any good reason for seiidiug chil dren, cspeoially young ladies, to, other parts of the country to be eduoatcd. It is certainly the duty of -those of our citizens who have the disposal of school -patronage to give it to our own schools, affording as they do, abundant means and facilities for obtaining a thorough education in nearly, if not nil, branches of learning. . .. An Offer to Capitalists. The Chatta nooga Advertiser is authorized, by a res ponsible citizen, to unnounce that ho will give to any man or company who will invest not less than $100,000 in Cotton or Woolen, or other desirablo manufacturing establish ment, to be located oil the premises, an eli gible situation, of fivo acres of land lying immediately on the river bank, nnd within the corporate limits of the city of Chatta nooga. . Cf'"Why do you set your cup of cof fee upon the chair, Mr Jones?" "Jt is so weak, madam, I though 1 would let il rest," replied Mr. Jones. OGPVVhy are types like criminals? Becausn it isn't proper to "lock them up" wiihout proof. DCTA fellow in California, is said l ho so extravagant that ho skates on ice crenin. e-1 . (UrDuring Ihe year 1852 there were nineteen murders in New York city. Tho secret of success in business is energy and advertising. . 1 O'The young Indies' in Vermont, it is Mini, Mill continue! to kiss the lips ol young temperance men, to see wheiher they have been tampering with toddy. . (Or Why it a philanthropist like an old horse ? lkcause he stops at the sound of woe, -' -".-v-.'- Bank Bonds" Whirf M-ieilnntinn "Ottrtrd," puts fbrtts till anli no V Rank ce. He r has set 0 divide nd nUOS' i; cal I inn seems to think the Natch on foot 1 ome dire U big the. Democracy by means z Cm ichen if thii in tion, nnd he exclaims : "We warn the Democracy should be taken by surnrisl. as lest they as" upon the Onfttsion and t nion question, thrown into discord, nnd routed and defcnl O.f course "the Democracy" here im plies Hie real simon-pure "Stale-Rights men," for they were the gentry that Were "routed and defeated." Rut who took the Democracy "by surprise" Upon Iho Union question! Who .made that issue? The leaders of 1 lie self-sty led line Democracy themselves. They put dow'n the intolerant rule that every man who would not pro claim resistance to. the Compromise who would not denounce it as a system of meas ures tho South could not honorably ac quiesce' in Was not only recreant to Demo cracy, but to Southern interests, Henoe the Unloh orinnizalion anion" the nnonlo ... w . - o rv r, i winch visited a, just rebuke upon the dicta tors. The Qtir.'rd'pio'oeeds: "jJUt we believe the whole sclromn of agitating tint question at the present tirm is a vvvTiig HICK,'' lor the sofc.ptirpnsu of (milling the Uemocratlo party and rJdbJg into power." That phrase "Whfgtrick" is a very con venient .ne ; but we supposed the secession ists had worn the term so thread-barn in the canvass of lBSl,lh'afit would be laid aside for f-flmething new. When did it eoirlc (0 be evidence- of, n "Whig' trick," for it Whig Journal simply.to talk about the payment of the 'Planters' Bank Binds? Their validity has been recognised, in some shape or other, by every Democratic legis lature from lime immemorial almost. When the Union Bank Bonds were repudiated, on the ground that they Were illegal and void. Democratic speakers. nnd presses invariable referred to the Planters' Bonds ns a legal charge. Every Democratic Governor, from Tucker down, has felt bound to urge their flaymont, nnd proclaim them nn obligation involving, without cavil, the good faith of the State. W'us all that "Whirr lnnliBry . , o -,-" j In the last Legislature, llie committee to whom the subject was referred, composed of a majority of Democrats, reported Ptronglj-in favor of Ihe payment of lliese bonds. At ihe beadot that Committee was one pf Ihe ablest and most accomplished DcmociMs of the lower House, und a good State-Rights man to boot William S. Barry, of Octibbeba, Surely, that was no "Whig Iriek?" Beware, neighbor, .lest by charg ing Whig liickery upon al) n lui talk abuul the payment of the Planters' Bonds, you do jubt what jbu did'iri lOol-ty denounc ing Compromise men, After arriving althe conclusion that the Democracy ought to "have nothing to do with the Planters' Bank Bonds," notwith standing all the parade they have in times past, made about the validity of. these same bonds, -the editor of tliu "Guard" pro ceeds to "take a (jil'view of both sides of the question," in order to show that it is nil moonshine wheiher a democrat is for or against the, payment of the bonds that it is "a myre mutter of policy," and does not involve " political principle " at all. It is always liillicult "to ride bolh sides of the track" tit once; and the attempt in vai iably exhibits a zig-zag course. -When the Union Bank Bonds were up, it was said by thbse who opposed them that it was " principle," and principle alone, which was at slake. : And we are really unable lo see how it can be otherwise now : for if the Planters' Bonds constitute a valid debt, (and our neighbor's piyty have asserted llie fact time and again,) principle requires their payment; but if they are not a binding obligation, principle reqi.ires them lo bo set uside. Thcj'c is no cycune from llie one or llie other conclusion'. : When the editor conies to' set forth the anti-payment side of the question, his rea soning is "slight" indeed. First, he says, " nine tenths of the people have not received one farthing's benefit from the money." Admit thu fact, nnJ what does il amount to? Suppose a man buys n ne gro from his neighbor to-day gives his note for him starts home with him for his farm "and ho'is killed by soino casualty by the way-siilo. The now owner has clearly received no benefit. Ought he to pay lor the property or not? Next, he says the bonds aro "in the buuds of the Rothschilds, a wealthy class of Jews, worlh four times as much us the people of Mississippi, residing in England, who havo accumulated their immense wealth by stint, avarice, plots, specula tions, and skillful designs." And what of that? Suppose they are in the hands of Hottentots, does it at all alter the nature of the obligation. 1 But our neighbor says he does not " state these facts with a view lo prejudice the payment of the bonds." Then, why stale them at all? Just for "gammon," we presume. Then, we arc lold, "upon a rensonnble calculation, it would cost each man in the State fifty dollars for Ijen years to pay the bonds." Our neighber s calculation is as faulty as bis reasoning. He could not ar range it for ench nianjlo be required to pay fifty dollars round. Ti e burden of taxa tion falls upon men according lo their means. The Committee, tu whom the lubject was l efeired in thu Legislature last winter, made a report, and furnished carefully prepared tables, showing that the bonds, principal and interest could be discharged in thirty three yenis by the annual payment of $200, 000. -The value of tho taxable property in thq Htste in 1861, is shown by the MsH Tho Planter, .Under Ihe head of ' our neighbor ftf tftc a eolninn' in lelalion I if f It, I nnd of which cm 690,O( io,n 1 IS 74 wo no inci ens cey be valued at less than iking a lotnl of 8177. 098. - property. Niw, allowing II, nn annual property tax Il of at a alone of wit-tight itf one jfr rent, would raise 9222,373, more lhao the sum requir-. ed. Thd plea then that we ennhof pay tho debt without ruining ourstlve, Is not a good one. "' But our cotempornry argues that "the contract was executed a generation ago;" nnd he says : ' '"The distinguished slntesmnn, Thomas Jcffer-on, laid it down as n fundamental piincqde, ' that one generation, hafl no right io teyitlau lor another. t If Mr. Jefferson wrote that, we would b obliged io our neighbor for tho volumo nnd page. We nre aware ihat he luid it down, in his first Inaugural Address, that "the honest payment of our debts nnd sacred preservation r,f the public faith," Was one of "the essential principles Of our Govern ment;" and placed It side by side with " fieeriom of reli ion " and rtrhl by juries irripaViully selected.". If nor 'lienrlihor imwIapIuIi cq In nnlirrlil.ff . ra ... ""S"-" Ihe people upon the subject of the Planters' Hank Bonds, he ought, to handle the sub ject with that statesman like candor which; its importance deserves. , . He closes, bis article with the followifig precious morccau : , "If the canopy of heaven wns a sheet of paper, nil tho tiees on earth quill pens, and the waters of the ocean ink, we could use them nil tip and want more material to WPitfl nliool Wfdn h.!tr,.fc " ---- b '1- His usual for young converts to display "a zeal " " not according to knowledge;" but we hardly-expected to calch our neigh bor, so rcrenly from the Whig ranks, per- ' petrnting shell miserable demngoguery as n.,,i i il... rv.- l. ..- ..... ... ... .u. VV.., ,. The Caloric Ship We find the advanta ges of the Caloric ship, the experimental (rial of which look place at New York on the 5th of January, thus summed up in the St. Louis Intelligencer. The new- motive power brought into requisition by Mr. Eric son consists in the substitution of caloric (bested air) for steam. The results of the -trial performances exceeded the most san-1 guinc expectations of that geuUc nmri'Kiiill his flienqs i-nnd he has already been.Jfi'er ed ono million of dollars for jthe use-of hi patent upon; the ocean, Thwl4eUiJrcer . t ' A. . . I Tlfi otic trreat feature wbMiisvir.BBlble theCiuWiteenguie to ripidlyJrJrM!''i,h er muilucl,inei v.is the wefflnwwtftttf- UNI (jrfwBRieralioii.' To th 7 be 1 added iis absolute safety as IvgHrns Iii' and? propejuy. The first mentioned quality has a double exemplification in its application to sea-going vessels. Nut only will the est of fuel be merely fractional compared w ;. that upon steam vessels, but llie addilonal room lor freight, now occupied with huge supplies of coal, will command a greatly in creased profit upon the voyage. Il in been generally slated that the Caloric en gine will consume but one-fifth the quanti ty of fuel required for a steam engine of similar capacity. We have reason tO be-, lieve that even ibis estimate does injustice to the former, and was probably meant to leave a aside mm gin for the errors of enthu siastic anticipation. Practical busircii men declare thai a steamship which now requiieS two thousand tons of coal for a voyage icross the Atlantic, may make the trip with, a caloric engine upon nine y- A gentleman well known in St. Louis, informs the editor if ihe Intelligencer that he not lonjijnea -upplied a steamship with coal for a trip from Panama to San Francisco and back, it an expense of fifty thousand d liars. Had she used the Ericson engine her saving would have beeu, by the first estimate, for ty thousand (bdl.ns, and by the second, over forty-seven thousand dollars! Does il look extravagant to say thai a revolution is dawn ing in ocean navigation ? . - "After all, the crowning glory of this invention, if nothing should vitiate its pres ent assurances of success, will be the safety guaranteed by it to human life. No mora disastrous explosions; Jillleor no danger, comparatively, from tire ; none of the leak age hitherto occasioned by placing the bed plate bolts through the bottom of tho vessel. The peril of sailing navigation, loo, will be measurably obviated ; for nothing has, been wanting hitherto, to obviate ihe terrors of a lee shove, saveonlv a sufficient motive pow er within Ihe ship. Altogether, il seems not unreasoaalile to look for as rapid a general introduction of .the caloric engine, as we witnessed but a few years ago, of the magnetic telegraph. Mr. Pierce and the Spoilsmen. If we are lo believe the confessions of some of the leading Democratic Journals,. Mr. Pierce will have a trying lime with the band of hungry expectants of office, when he enters upon his Presidential term. The Petersburg (Va.) SoulA Side Democrat thus lameutsover tho lamentable spectacle presented in his parly. " The Whigs in Washington are cracking not a few jokes at the Democrats ; alleging that wo are absolutely without any "even men of such marked ability and distinguish ed public services as to enable the President of the U iited States o rcaogniM them with-, out looking through magnifying glasses in ihe shape of recommendatory puffs, written b'y gentlemen who desire subordinate pla ces "or the most part. This is meant as a Blng at the fashionable amusement of elec tioneering with the President elect for the appointment of ibis or thatspirant for such a place. It is deserved, and il will serve no honest purpose lo deny the fact ; a man in Washington with half an eye in bis head, who ikiwrVrs on whal hu hears momenlaiily, will be BHiislicd that at ieatt out hundred men, very few of ichom are periods chs prtWUi hittary would iugyest themselves to (Jen. fierce in tuck connexion, are Wag ur ged upon m with alt Ihe paraphernalia of puffing letters, with long litis of tugners.