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there will also be preaching at the same
hour in the Academy.
OC;- We are requested to stale lo the
citizens of this county that the Rev. James
Murray and Rev. Joseph Sandifer will
preach in this place on the 2d Sunday in
August next—on the evening of the same
day, there will also be preaching at the resi
dence of George W. Wilson.
in another column ol tins paper
will be found a communication signed “T.
Greenhat” which we lay before our read
ers for a careful perusal. We hope that
Greenhat will continue to send us some of
his production every week.
Have every disposition to pairwise “mo*
dest merit” hut really boys, there are so
many applicants besides you, Jones, La
vine and Johnson, that we are in “a fiix”
how to accommodate you all. We are
ready however to receive proposals for each
and nil of you to the fair object of your de
sires, and lecommnnd you to her favorable
consideration. Address the “Divine Belle
of Yalobusha,” care of Howe o d. Coffee*
ville, postpaid; and be careful to describe
your persons, sizes, aces, habits, and the
number of dimes and shirts you posses,
and your respective dispositions, tempera -
■ ments—in short conceal nothing: but can
didly dcrelope yourselves in full. We are
rec’ies.'ed also to require I. .m every appli
es., i i.ii opinions fully and fairly expressed
on the imccsting subject of Pvstltt. On
V.? momentous and all engrossing topic
f’-re unis! be no disguise, no reservation,
no n w-rummittalism. Each aspirant must
come out “flat-footrdly,” and state whether
lie has or has not been for Bustles first
for Bustles last, and for Bustles all the
> fiSiher ihe lovely umpire who is ihe
p iz o; >he successful applicant is or is not
ir i'vor of the ‘“Great Measure” of the
limes, is studiously concealed, in order
that there may be no“irimming” or “chon
ging” by applicants to secure iheir obj.-ct.
* Forward y ur epistles boys as early as
possible—nothing like promptness in affairs
• of moment; and don’t forget 'o pay the
t*esi —Dot. Democ at.
0t7“ Does the right reverend editor of
the PoHar Democrat call lii« horrible de
jri'and y! nventory of our wardrobe, n
fo* C j! r: u require of us, before he
v. s ! use , ;iys<ly influence 'o nur favor
n h ihe “DrrWfae..o of Yalobusha f’ It
is itturu that the dear creature should
v -b to ano’.v sr.tneihipg concerning our
parses,hot - J-rrs «hecomes to the counting
of our shirts—sm* Lord!
Wef , icvereiid sir, we must say that
your ideas come a little short of thechival
rous standard of ihe olden time. Dimes,
shirts, bustles and postage ring in the era
with a base and modern sound, compared
wiih love, truth, courage and virtue. But
Howe, you are married yourself, and sell
little books fora dime apiece, and the ro,
mance of your younger and purer years ir
lost and swallowed up iu the earthly reali
ties of life. You may soar a very little,
hut yeu never get higher than the bustle al
the farthest, and since yon express s i mud
doubts as to our success, we flatly tell you
that we strongly suspect, the “liule wife”
. (hat you hold up so temptingly needs a
bustle it* she has out already got one—
——w—mer- - - *«*■"
For the Journal. - t
Messrs. Editors: i
I cannot imagine how a person without '
grer.t trepidation offers an original com- I
position 10 a newspaper fi-r publication. 1
Now 1 am an old bachelor, who makes ;
twenty bales of cotton and doc 3 not owe
a cent to any one, and consequently am
independent, yet to confess the truth I am
as nervous in addressing this comniunica
tion to you, as a young girl on first coming
into society. Our neighborhood school
master who lives wilh me, (and who by the
way is a very shrewd old fellow) will be
found terribly in fault, if by his encourage
ment I have been perruaded to do a foolish
thing, for he says that the Constitution and
Code of laws which i have draw n up for the
government ot California is well worthy
of the public eye; indeed on cne accasior.
when we had got a little mellow over my
Mnnongahcla, he wee! mo far a3 to asseil
that if my production were adopted and
fully observed, the golden age would be
But 1 forget that you are in the dar!c «
to the causes which induced me to undertake
•his tny great work.
Well, about a year ago as I was enjoy ing
the pleasant htec7.cs, to nav piazza a tra
veller on fvit carrying a little bundle in
his hand was parsing my gate. Being verv
anxious to hear the news that might t>e in
circulation f courteously invited him to
stop and partake of some refreshments.—
Poor fellow—Another look satuned me 1
that he w as crazy.
I da not menu that he was a vicious, rav- 1
ing madman, but from some cause (possible
unrequited love) had fallen in u that slate
of innocent derangement (if [ may be al
lowed the expression) which is ch .racteri
it-. «• • -• . .
me ui v. >rivjnar>
schemes on which the excited fancy revel
with a kind of intoxication. Having re
ceived a complete education this unfortun
ate wanderer defended these fanciful
schemes of his with astonishing ardor and
In a day or two, during which he, was
recruiting his strength for the prosecution
of his weary journey, I had Uj)on ^is
confidence so far th*’, he with an air of
great mystrry pressing my arm significant
7 at the Seine time, told me that he had a
I-1,1 ii on foot to select a chosen company of
■heright kind of men, and at their bean
occupy California aud hold it independent
ngR'nst the world.
f.ook ai. >ad over the Un led States,
said ho, and behoh! the n, lititudeuf errors
in morals, in R- ligion, in polities that n>e
inseperably combined aud interwoven wiih
the existing order of things. We must
start anew and by the lights of experience
ove'd the rocks on which we are about In
split. And that is the country for a wise
innn to go to. It possesses that charming
medium which unites ihe principal ndvan
I ^ei oft.vo zones. A salubrious c-iuna e,
a fertile scjjF. On (he one hand the broad
Pacific presents facilities for unbounded
iritercov "ith other nations, 01. the other
hand the gentle unduL.ions of the surface
gradually increase in uolJncKS until they
swell up into lofty mountains, whose snow
covered summits op. the verge of the
horizon reflect back the rays of the selling
Tl __ • _ I* K o
uciu wiiiim uiv uituiiiicicu^e hi a »ew
miles the emigrant may find all varieties of
temperature, and facilities for prosecuting
any branch of agriculture. W* should be
independent of foreign countries for there
is u’o necessary nr luxury bat what there
abounds. Besides, added he, we and our
descendants would always be uncotiquered
and UQconqnerable. Should an overwhelm
ing host 'nvfdeour land we will retreat to
the mountains and defy the foe. Ah! love
ly terrestrial paradise—Iio :r dues the blood
course cheerily through the veins, and the
wearied spirit glow with enjoyment as one
breathes that fine mountain air! Life
there is an enjoyment. How different from
that, your rich lands in Texas from whose
wet alluvium streams up continually, pois
onous miasma which pervades the hot at
mosphere and chokes up ‘he pure cunen's
uf life. Here, said he, you can be of some
;se in the great w ork. Have re. dy for my
inspection when I see von again the outline
of a constitution and code of laws, cr yon
may point out eiiors in the existing state
of throes here. By enjoroing this upon
alt that are capable, we shrill have a tre
mendous amount of information to act upon
when we get into operation. Break through
ail prejudices. If you should come to the
corc.usion that money is the root ot all
evil—say so. I believe mvself we oogh:
to abolish money. But of that beieaftei.
I have thrown together some hints on the
subject of religion which you must take
tune to look over. I must be g^ne, I roust
enlist ten thousand men and have no leis
ure to remain with you. Farewell! And
selling Ins Utile bund'e tie up .n a cut!on i
.ndkerchiet this interesting monomania"
vitlr r dignified wave oi the hand took his
eavc. A though the injunction placed
ip m me was highly ridiculous, yet itsug
pts’ed n plan by which 1 can nvoid thr
onewnrieness of ninny a vaeant hour, mil
I have occu.dona! engaged in this work
will* ns much zeui as though I were &
talon or a I.\dirges. Ad hough f i&teiuN
;d whin 1 wminr ,ced thi.t piece to ffitvc
idvanced some views on p •lilies, which !
rave pre ty well digested, yet ns I Iru
=pgn out n.y communication to a coils: dr
rble ...vcni already, I will ot a subsequent
lima present them ibr your consideration.
To be Continvetf.
More of the Movements of
our Troops.
The Picayune of the 22d lilt, rays “if.
rave been favored with a letter from one'
»f the brave officers of that favorite regi*
nent of the West, th j 2d regiment of Dra
goons, dated Tort Jesup, July 17. Hein*
terms us that seven companies of the regi
ment, under command of Col. T wiggs, a re
here prepared intake up the line of m. rch
iverland for Corpus Christ!, as soon t»s
hey are officially informed <>f the passage
if the Annexation Resolution by the
I’cxan Convention. He goes '“on to
“The command, consisting of seven
rompatries of Drag--ons, will number 450
nen. A train of about six'v public
ins will accompany us on the me di, for
!;e transportation of supplies Our lurie
hiigablc quarter master, Oapt. O. Crus*,
■xerted unusual cneigv in I'isnreparc'.i i.Tj j
taf l!lrt milio? f. ! ti.. . I
--.v IHU1 ,
I..need so mv iriv in ihc imaginations of I
tome of the 'W.'.i-wishers or the 2d Dra
gons in Washington have vanished ere
ihey have been fairly grappled with.
“Amongst the preparations for our e;,.
iranee in'o Texas, and not the least im*
poitant either, is the arrangement, by our
distinguished 'oand j„.injctol>, Otoffi, of an
''■Aii*exation March and Quickstep,” to h.
performed by the Dragoon band upon the
occasion of the planting of the American
flag upon the Western bank of the Sa*
“Asa list of the officers of the 2d Dra
goons about to proceed on this march mat
not prove uniiiteiesting to yourself and
your readers, it issu'-j .ined, tor the H..tilde
purpose of keeping tMeir f:tends n.farmed
of their movements, and to inform them
that letters will be receive.J by any cf
'hose named with the greatest degree ot
certainty, if they, aie “po-’-piiul,” and
directed to Corpus Chrirti, Texas, care <d‘
die Umttd States Qj u.etmaster, New
Col. J. L. Tv. i^t2d Dragoons.
M..j. T. 'I* F.-mitVrny «
Aiij’t. II il. Sibley, “
Quartermaster—Cap'.. O C.«, s.
T -’in. of Sabsisteme—wt.Cupt. R. A
\rno!d, 2d Dia; x>r.s.
Surgeon—W. L Wharton.
Assistant Surgeon—Georg-j Buist.
Topographical Engineer—A.G.Stevens
2d Dragoons.
UNI?. )
Captains—VV. M. Fulton,(8); C. Ker.
(K); Sctli Thmuit.ii, (• );C. A Maj.IK);
W. Hunter. (H); L. P. Grr.hain,
VV. J. Hardee, (<J|.
First Lieutenants—C. P. Ransom, (K);
A. Lowry, (B); VV. H. Saunders, (C),
Fowler Hamilton, (li); O. F. Winsinu,
(D) .
Second irentenan's—It. B. Campbell
(E) ; William She's. (H); LewisNeill, (K);
It. H. Anderson, (U;; George T. Ma
son, (C).
Brevet 2d Lieut’s—J. H. Whittlesey,
(D); Augustus Cook, (F).
First L'eul. Juge, ?d Dragoons, wiil bo |
left in command of this post, in charge of
the sick, &c.
Since the above was in type, we learn
from the Captain of the steamlioat Champ
bin , 'hat lie took down and landed on Sou
day morning, at the tnou'h of Ktd River,
a detachment of 71 men of the above re
giment. They will join the seven cora
uanies at Fort J'-Mip, ar.d proceed with
ihcni 'n Corpus Chris?!.
The Mexican brig, Deifme, 14 days from
Vera Cruz, brings advices to ihe 3d ult.
IV >m that pluce, and la tl.e £8ih from the
The Mexican papers are nrutuaHy si
lent on ‘healthjuct of Texas and |b< . ,=i
Hon she bolds at piesen* towards the U.
States, although the intention of the U S.
Government lo send troops to the fr< niior
of Tex as was known in Ik a Capital on the
lOth nit.
The Mexican Government had made *
I«v division of the Re ubhe into ten mili
ary depart meat?—the fifth comprise?
Vueva Leon, CoahuiU, Tamaulipus, and
7i.r<M—-thereby intonating that she him*
intends tn pjovalc for the TeJtrr.s us cili
sens of the Mexican R.;p obL-v
The Diarij del -vbirn.i announce* |! -
vniire peace e-tabli.-L . -nt v( th* Atoxic in
’.rn-y, ti rnrsi.: ofnbntd 30,00 > i
’9.0 *0 lo«4,0f&p0 cuvu!ry, 2 £00 aritilci v
ind 1.300 ,.'ie*? n:..l t. ibc-rs. c*c; soil, s
l?'-rt:o»- of which ire it p**»ecnt engage.) v'o
the frontier against. tae inditas.
The President Las convoked the CSt;~
!>!«:«.> Tar the ConsjileraiinB of various inter
nal improve.item?, affecting the tariff, t c„
nod alto to place before them tej proceed
ing? taken Ly the Government on the *le
su'u'ions concerning Texas, passed the lest
session. These resolution* empowered
the President to maltc terms with Texas on
unyi .-nddmns save her annexation io the
United hu‘. «. Wc shall now sic wlmt
dye consummation of this act will
lave on die Gin :rs.
A new military in tvemont has taken
date in the orgir.izi.ion of tee miiitia,
tuder the title of Inc “Iiafeuders of the
Gen. Rangel, the leaders rf the last at*
tempt al a revol’iii .n, lias been sentenced
<» *en years’ im;ifbot.:ncnt, ha- of rank
imi pay, and Gen. Besadre, the ;•?*•■ iatoof
i'ana tz i, had hfoti removed to the Castle
>f San Juan de U'.loa
'YW llesprria says “It has 1 c'-n under
doc I ihiii fc’anta Anna has received ih**
bcind Cross or Charles III. of Spain, and
rails on the Government for information on
Lr^ particular; as in such case ho ha? !• r
oit-al niS light nnd 'iile to 'be pension id
!..'.ved Inn: by Mexico—as weilasih.u of a
Mexican citizen.
Vessels are permitted to enter Tobasc >
in ballast when freighted with dye-woods.
I'!*.e Tolmsquenos have petitioned for the
f ee entry of flour. The two war steamers
are still lying at Vera Cruz in an unfit state
for sea.—N. O. Bui.
General Jackson’s Last Will and
Extract of a letter Jrom Nashville, dated
June 7, to a gentleman in Washington.
The last wi I and testament of the old
hero, was this dsy approved in our county
court, and is of public record. He com
mences by giving his body to the dust
whence it came, his soul to God that gave
it, &c., devoting his estate, first to The
payment of two debts, viz: one of $3,000,
with interest, borrowed of Geri. I’lauche,
■jfNaw Orleans; anmhcr of $IO,OCO, wiih
interest, borrowed of Biair & Rives; nnd
the balm ce 10 bis son, Andrew Jackson,
jwith the exception of a few servants, to
Iris grand children.
The sword presented him by the Stale
of Tennessee, he gives to A. J. Do’i^ldr
aor, (hi' nephew,) now charge de affaires
t'i Texas. The sword presented him at
> • Orleans, he leaves to Andrew Jack
sen, tl e son of his old friend General Cof
fee. The sword presented him at Phila
delphia, he leaves to his granJ son and
and namesake. The sword and pistols
which he carried through the Bri'i&h and
Indian wars, he leaves to Gen. R. Arm*
strong* The pistols of Washington, by
him given to Lalayttte. ird by I.afi.ye”'
giver, to Jackson, he lea: - to George
Washington LtiCiyeltt, the sen of Gcrfe.nl
Li.ttyeve. Sundry other presents rr.adc
ruin during ms tnr,arxl e* of tut career,
ire lei I wall bis tijm-li'u sen, Andrew
J.wksnn, jtu, with instructions to him, i
that, in ti,e event of war, they phu!i, upr.it |
tho resiunuiep of pence, be distribute-l |
amongst thn.->e w!ra shall ixive conducted
themselves most worthy of their country I
in tin! conflict, in the opinion of their I
'viMinttymen nnd the Indies.’
I' is ha ed, t (bin!:, in September, 184*1,
soil revokes n will made by him several
years before. It i-= in bis own steady
and ikm hand w;itmg, arc like all thing'
that ever fell liuni hus pen breathes the
purest jisttin'ism thrm; iuint.
The Pi enfant.—Toe L ran, in a re*
fent article thup, lei'ets to the President of
the United States:
•‘Our foreign relations have occupied no
inconsiderable pnrtiou of his >ir..e. lit* is
em;.l atbuilly a wo.kir.-g P.rsw' uit, and hr*
Iris boon most fortunate in having nro . ’j
hi»i5 a talen'od, baintopi.xir, and vvekit.,*
cabinet. To bis energy, w isdom and '.jre
cast, is the Ciiimfry, in a great mcn-u.e,
indebted for tire speedy, harmonious. -nd
g! inhumation of .he annexation c.f
Tex"# to the Uiiin d Stales, according to
he .ci.iis prescribed by the resolutions ol
Congress. A strong naval force was
promptly placed in the Gulf of Mexico, nnd
the army in the southwest concentrated on
too Sabine; thus giving assurance to the
Texan people that so soon as annexation
w wWfWtlw-rK* itTthey »#«u lie ■#
tier die protection of c m fl ig. The naval
force O' played »»if Vera Cruz wave a cb»
• met „iid ?ij..ifn.u*t i.iji< at ion In M'ln.ii'
that at lint'senM’ tune i»i:r d***re was
Spid tho S'rieJ uhskYv; *i.rC of "at treat*, •• -
.Minus'wIth th.it power, we wrrw|tr**j.a»*
-v to iorifci th •• ggreariv.’ tvi 'ti'e* v In ■
il.XiCo iitr :a!v»ujd .it tli.-. citrliV |e*..
cfcp 1’ijj ;l.« teinjs , k. ticxa.i .1 ,tHcpy
soil hr vc Ctvog' ;s*i.
“!• is dufii 1..1 • csiiro«t».. tho tnfliter.ee
winch heto me-gf-i ,e ro*msnrfs o* ihe ad
igiitisM I'iiMi produced in dti'.ei.ng Iticvro
t>i,f!i im-kmc n.iy hmule mo. emrttl, «
web as :.ig:v.i)g cmihitmiD in Ti v.» nws
she would ho frutreted and do.ended In
giving her c*f cut li» iho I'nmo.’'
Hen 11. J. Walker ~ l lie M i.to el
Mississippi may well be proud tl her dis*
tingufshed son, the Hon. ft. J. Wiikef.—
Hisi.kise attention to the dutiegof the ; ti»
iioii over which he has b^en culled to pre
’ide, his onpnetty sed his unremitting in
dustry have won foi him golden opinion* i
from ev„-i-y pari of *he counlry. 1I;3 rtf
re.it declaration that tho “Tariff must he
reduced to the revenue standard,’’ h.v
be.en hailed, with joy by every one who is !
:n laver of Iree-Iratle, jusf legistntion nini
unrestricind commerce, The aide Secre
tary. of the Treasury will doubtless con
•.oc!, and present for the people's represen
i.tiiive* in the next National Legislature a
•y.mfor revenue founded o» the principle
>( justice, and free f fO»Yj fVynpa fp&4??rC9 I
*h:ch like the present Tut iff system rear a
'it'd ;j< t! Hass who fatten anti become er>
:-*( >i it t lie ; x[ u.nsc of the masses.— Ya
zoo Democrat.
The Stcraar-j <j the Trtaniry—This
i;tiiit!enmn 1ms keen made a mark for the
bitterest d» ntmeintions of thfe whig pte-s
His unyielding devotion to Republican
principles—liis sagacity in first proyot-ng
■ lie name of Andrew Jackson as the lead
of the democratic party—his energy in de
velop ns the immense benefits of the an
nexatiyn of Texa«, and the learning and n
bility which he displayed in impressing its
importance upon the American mind—but
above all, his stern resolution to reduce
the Tariff to‘‘the revenue standard,” in
accordance with his long cherished prin
ciples—a'l these things have tniule him pc~
culiarly objectionable to the whig parly,
and no exertion has been spnred to break
down his influence, and, t’ rough him, 1o
sltike a fatal blow at ihe Republics fruits
of Mr. Polk’s administration.—Richmond
1 he Laboring Man.
In his late celebrated pp^wh at Washing
ton, Mr. Bn ncr ft thus forcibly expressed
the views of Gen Jack-mo and of the cein
ocralic party, in relation to the tights of
the wuikinp r-sn.—N. O. Jrf Rep.
“It would bja sin ng-iost i!,e icc!,«mu
wete I to otr.it to commemorate the deep
devoted.icss of Jackson to the eau.-e and
the right', of’ -Lor. It was for the welfare
ol the laboring classes ilia: he defied nil
the storms i f po'.Ucal hos'dity. lie lon
ged to secut,: to labor the fruits of its own
industry, and be unceasingly opposed ev
ery system which tended to lej?en then
reward, or which rxpo-ed them to bede
fr»ud< 5 ol their rues! The laborers may
i.'i'.u > -••r j-lti grave with affection i*e sor*
row ; uev-r, in the tide of tit::'?, d.d a
!,ia>rmLfi exist, ri.-re heaitily rexolvito
•m*a‘ >oi 11 Liiit t I'lrnr i ■ vkt^ i n.l Ira _
c »
va.ve ‘Ir.ir nappiiiLKj. Tor ti eir benefit,
he uppos’ii j.a-tii.l 1. gb iat.nr.; fur tbfir
hem fit, be resisted ail artificial meihoJs of
cuiit.ui>g id!, >r. and en1 jelling it to c»pi-‘
tal, It v,as for their benefit that 1.3 loved
fWcdotn in a!! its forms—freedom of indi«
viiinci in personal inrisperidcnoc, freedom
•if the States as separate sovereignties.—
lls never would listen to counsel* tending
to the centralization of power. The tine
American system presupposes the diffusion
of frstdom—organized life in all the part*
of ins body politic, as there is organized
life in every p ut of the human system.—
Jackson was deaf to every counsel which
sought to subject general labor to a central
will, his vindication of the just principle
the constitution derived its sublimity
from its Jeep conviction that this strict
constt action is required by tbe lasting
welfare of the ^re .t laboring classes of the
Toited Stales.
•‘To this end, Jackson revived the Iri
bnnicfj power of tbe veto, and exerted a
gainet tiie decisive action of both breaches
•'f Cingrcss, against the vn eg, the wishes,
the entie.iiies of personal and political
f iends. ‘Show me,’ was his reply to
;hem,‘show me an express/claum in tbe
c nsiilntioii authorizing Congress to take
the business of State legislatures out ol
• heir hands.’ ‘You will ruin us ail,’ cried
a firm partisan friend, ‘you will ruin your
party and yout own prospects.’ ‘Provi
—■ J
’ c t. •»,* «o> *« red J*. ‘will fake cardfl
of o*,' M.1 he |lgr»rt»r^^(.', A
A Beautiful sentiment. ■
a‘M.iwt»ef un,W nod di*cun«*!ate the I
|-.h ./hr seem t» any torn, there ii I
i. h-..r uf Jeep and wMi-turbed repose el ’
when the body may aink into! i
»r ii. • - lei pdl the
ir... ‘V.rtM i' Iim le.thig
| <*f best* • of down, I. < ii be a *,.•<! djE
•/ravel, or the rocky pavtmet i nf .1 to* Hij
No matter wlr.rr ;!;»• p-*.. r-mnna of |H;
nsn may he,’!,- is deep and uadis* B
1 ir'ocd, • ho ?0f. »•* t.*t lv ■;-;u Iteavca no ■
•o re, tli***e>ir» *r? dried no in thj.r fouit* I
ts me, the .ehn^ !•»>.»! a ut n:*t end tbo I
stormy wave* n! cxrtuU tiilniaiinn pos# I
u:if!ixd'Ml over t* e j.laPe of gMvee. Lot 1
um.ic*cognac in i’;. ifbl entifl.cl o'er the I
very Sogmn of fh- ( »t d, not 01.c of the f
.deep.-is hear the .p i. curing trump, or,
respond to the n r:ii !•„ sounds of tietn»y. 1
“LIow quiet lh.>-e cou^tiesti mil i.ma j
slumber in the arm* <1 tbetrmmhor eanh! 1
The voi. e of th'jr.drr shall not nw ikon
• hem, the loud erv of the elemt ti's—dho
winds—the w^ves—nor even the gisnt
tread of the esf'itq’iak* aluili lie aide to
Cruse au inquietude in the chamber of
death, They shall real and pare away;4
the last great bat'ie shall be f sight, and
then a silver voice, at first heaid, shill
rise to a tempest and penetrate the voice
less grave. For the trumpet sh ill sound .J
and the dead sh'iil heir hi--: < .•i»e. j
What Ftapt" can Jj r-tt.'. -tr—!V**-.“ I
kind Might do without pluss/i u» 1 they 1
would 11,.serve the laws of hcniih; .v houl ■
soldiers, if they would o'ostrve the law* I
of Christianity; without lawyers, if they A
would keep their tempers; a;it! perhaps, A
without preachers, if eio li would lake care W
of his conscience; hut there is 00 way of I
living without farmers, or—editor*.* fl
Interfiling fad. —It is pel lisps n flic* ,
which is not generally known, tint tlis iU J
lustrioiiF Washington and ltrituiu’s nr.st |
cclehralcd captain, the gient duke ol Marl* I
borough, were reinoteiy a Hied by the tics
of blood; having both descended, neemding j
to authentic biographical records, lVotu the I
house of Buckingham. J
Calculation in Printing.—E'Oijr col- I
umn in a newspaper c •mums, according /
to the length and width of »I e column,from
tan to fifteen thousand distinct pieces of
metal, the misplacing of any one ot which
would cause a blunder or typographical
error. With this curious fact before the
teader, he must wonder at the general ac
curacy of newspaper?, and be more dispo*
sod to excuse than magnify errors of ths V
press —Raleigh Regi ter, \
A nice point of Law.—Blacksone spea
king of the light ol a tvifu to dower, ns
• is tl.nl if luiid nhide in the ! "'band for
a single minute, the wife sitnll be endowed
thereof: and he adds, in a note, that this
doctrine was extended very far by a jury
in Wales where the father and son were
both hanged in ono can; but the son was 1
supposed to hare survived the father, by
appearing to struggle the longest, whereby
he bet aine seized of an estate by survivor*
I 0 t
; Iiij>j in consequence o! which scizeng, his
. i ... . ..... i:.t „ru..
Lucky J'ri .ttr.—Mr. John F. Phelps,
editor m ' ayrvillf! Sentinel, on going
to the Pa i« ’ice the iiilit-rday,found there
a letter from m;e of his subscribers con*
turning two doliurs in cash1. He still per*
sevcros in his temperate habits, and asso*
ci»lo? with commun peop’e as before.—
Tor P puli.
A Ilird Hit —A. yc.mtr n.\n boasting
nl his Iniig1 ni.ii’ In ard upon his chin,
ask'-ii a you eg Inly in >7 iie looked? She
replied,‘•you i ml: like ; < •; lutd swallowed
» Poney arid left the tail sucking oul of your
The Gnat Beast.— \ itTo-ornnco Lee*
timer is now attempting to prove that the
beast was chained for :: thousand years, &
then lot loose to scourge mankind, is no*
thing else than jR-u-m. This, then, the
Philadelphia Cirzctte rays, is what is meant
by (lie beast’s having many horns, and so
many mouths to match (hem.
list op candidates.
General Election, 3d and 4th day of
November, 1845,
ft^r We are »i'it.horiz.:d to announce
JOHN M. TAYLOR »b a candidate fot
the office of Chancellor, at the ensuing
We are authorized to announce C.
PINCKNEY SMITH, ol Wilkinson, as a
candidate for Chancellor, at the en^ug

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