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r . i:MTOii and 'nioruiCToa. '
TtKi or TiiK jiur&su.icciV
rn 1 J'STirt-v CrNTrrr a'nnu'n in
" i.irincr,rT Ito"-" wrthint j "-aj ' ,
Yj.,),, v "Pi, lin-coutitru-d. exre, at tha ojv.
1,n of fV I. J -r, ;I ,rri irj5cl I 'J .
- Aivrrti"ififp Vlh' mv'rl.cd pt Ovs Dollar
M-r iw-urr uf ft ri J ncn nr K Tj- l!j ; f.rl i ,-t lUm,
irv! THfJrT-IT.t I't'TI T"h ontiruure.-
JV nn. !ff f in-rjti.m ..,t.ij rift marked
. .ir n, twit.. t. the Jrftrtwc!o'Ot willl ironlinu.
r5. 4 nrdjn-ty. - Cr 0,-,J
.t,!!1,n. iMttmUr -
hjuihmo; l.'n nmc of a rtiodi. !
riiri will iturJr'o
ty.c (r,Ti-r ii 2 5'J in - ahrp, $3 W if pdj-:
I t!tf tu Uie TIi tor must cuit re of jxxitage
c Ni:W YOUK' AI)VERTI3CMPN'r.v
lorph.I' Trippc, ; -(-
' ' IiiipoiltT iV WlioWalc 'Dniist,'
o. 1' .TI:Wcn L,:te, 'ryv Yoirlv
Wojn.n rffp-pf.fdllf rnvile (heltrntion'of roun.
v J)riis"f'"i I'liyici". Munnfwcturrrti, anf rrer
chirAs m pcnf r-J vtt tl' city 't'i hi extendi t-
wVtck of -rriKiiMc'Drua und Mldicin, Ciinttc'ald,
rjriit.lM i'rr Slufl a;iJ MjnufdCtuH ra 'Article
a '&.c, ahirli lit t'lH-r for al ciMitr lc ca;4h or ap.
jirmod fnjHirrn tliamir liberal tctm, and tat tbr
luviui niarkrt Tdi?. Ilia- oclc tviJi al.way b
f.uwl comlt l' arvd will .tmbracc a full assortmeiif.
if Knl !i Jifiil Kri ndi Cht-iuicIf-, hiiricul Instu
, -nini, Ap'Hi r-iYK', Jlasi'im', Irfi.uif ry,
v9 t)rJ rs from riiyrtiauruwilL rrct-n e hj?iiI atton.
; tion.. ' " i . . . r .V 'i :
1 -tw Vc'nk, July 17, Ifill 3m " 2J3 .
' ImiUDlTNAJIEE, X
,Xo. IS William Street,"
, . (AJj(mmif ILtwen Jr'NamtV.) ' .
Ifr. ) j 0-Hy, ml fun Mvrthivl '.vihitinj New
Yrk iltu jtrchcntinxin tbat h liaa complfU- Sftork
' o.l lNoif t! Wl wvmj di'Mirtmeiit4; vu: -) ii.
".US UVI J ' f
til-UOOJ'S ANDSIIOKS. "
rariicularjriicnlj ii rrquctjtcd tu li is rich Stock
vf ... .
r iit'prj-Niijr it! l!ie fa-'uona!)Ic ofVu-jrcd tibd
Srol.ifH-d.fuT").-, rJtrasoUctt. and j-r Miadt-,
nxii.' from tlu-rjnstrvjVnstvr Sk'k an'' fmiwbHl with
aoMlv ii (.ijiitpi'rs; together with a large.'af'nor merit
-f i r J v- IVipp rf 4'l.itl "to the 'coiintry 'tr'af;,
? 1" t.n j . I'IJtAV,t.UODS?.U depart incut 'pur
- v i u w i,i int an ':aHtiTjin nt, Nc cltnr, and Tf r
1 l Hi ill tli i mi l.islitaiiI un't.'riiMj iinil strliw
in--tiJitv nf FI'vwrtr. rld.-JInjrfii.h TuUnt Kut-1!
, ianj.-hnv, 'aM-tli-r btiiida.. Ala. af lull Hsorl.-H
f it ii r in i, Ltglioru and r.tlinkaf-'llatm.'A'rti-
''"'u! I I'jwt ri. A.c. ' . , - . . .. .. , .
In 'L'OO t . A. SIUVUD do-1rtmr-,t jv-iH
l.ofinin.l itioieV ction of f-jb ffi)odj,coni.tiii'
!.. I. I l'p . . .. ..
.u-ns .tturiicitin, aii-u ciiuan.-iiM wear, ail oi
wfi.i h hh- irclvadupttJ lb STirvf -trade, and
JJi..t .i i I -i..-)o Sutiun Win. MjthtJ. '
i ..rk," Marrh 27, lilf. ..' '
i . - .-AT
.... ; - v ' .. .
i i i .i '('.!, a.1 i niMce, to tuc iiijii,t utdaerin
r ' ''-!' in-At, at the t ourt II.ium. m Mmmiv.
M )., .J rounty, N. .C.t tho ) b did .tract-'of
f. I t t-i rh ownrd by i'lnth a (irsun, piiiitjti
i .1: tifvunLsi yKl'.HJ acrr8if llotttun Lanit i rt- a
r .! j 'i i .l ctiliival ik'n, lyinjon btli ciJrsvf the
i i i"1 i r ,r. ai'ifim I'h .i.int (I urti( ()m
1 ; r "' ; .Merchant Mill, and a suitable
iLi'i iw M,H. The oitlunil-, nWj nninij are
"VtA'i n-w , ori t HjHat dc.il of H fine iiprtnd'.
j llMj I a.i ly hulj twVti tract, and is r.ardid as un.
! ' ; n' d in I rt.l.t ir, the nnsr d Mrahle !ace, com
- inn nfiviivttru.i:-sthan any cither tract tc the
it .iii Ilie w eh tern V-itt t-C North Ca ruin a.
I I'wn v itt he. be.Vnuide td rrdei m it, but'fajl.ngy
I Vi r. ..( i .n. un rket uiin stale that,wi11 noicrhiiis
t - V I'll? (fj nd ,im. , " - - '
A,, rn.m oV i!ie purchase nvncy may be required
i 'i, j ( t, r((H be as Kecommodatinj aa jhji'.'
" ' U p-iULtual puVcftaier. - I'slflcu'ars made
KiMiwi if:i liliy of sale, i ' ' - i .
; '. - T. C. C ARSON, .
v I-t, lyifi. jiN. v'.
H-H-r : ' J
- Kvmiin.unj in ll.tr r.t'Oiliee at Ashevilfe, X.'C,
t" tiv :t iih Jmu-.'IJ, which, if not taken utin
'!rr? tiumth., xV,U bccnt tithc Uencrar Tost-Of,
fi ad 4 htt.w:. ,
A! n.ir'JI.Yy Mifc , dving DaieeV ; -' ' .
A. ii Jessf.nr Hhenhe!ti Ijiivm!!. n 'J.ir'tcnn f '
I.vmf J D
y L M
Lv;le JoJ?u" '
IVnit r H ,
ration T-T. '
IVine Miry A
li rrtf. II. rl
Risky, Ij , f 1
HjC4'ts A J
Hector A or 3
Smith J H
'Smith Sainl ,
Sharp II P
itk.Uc iJie f-attfr)
' :-!''i;..l (J . - . .
I'r Jl.Ii.i ' j
J . -. 'i ' -.
1 ''.f-oli' in )
- t iur; v 3
1 '-'k vm , ,
I' kon J ,in 4
WiA U,.v , . -
I - irtN Alkn x
1 "r W.Uuirj, '
Smith Ualeb .
Tod way A or" J . -Whelma
AUeC . ;
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Mi ' . -
M. PATTOXtr, M.
. - . -307,
1,r f P?eocf, Havwood coun'tj, will com-
Oil tlio Iv.t .r '.. ... r:..:..
aUerd i" f XilK a!J,,in'nS cirouiU are invited to
anJ i the labors of the meeting-. ,
- . A. P..I5ROYLCS,
JJai..J - 1 . 3D7
lhUlle. District Camp .TIcctJu.
. ' - f 21st.
. . 2Sth..
j. 11 askew"
'I-.f&llW ..foV nU by
kt i iri Nankin a. Iuluam.
S A W .
I - "-""uarui.w lowes ,arUttVs.
I ArA!3tj3l6 NANKIN PULLIA.
A jjcrrllituan tvclJm J tLrnucJ Hhnuis, th fall ;o
dlij-,intenc4 wilh r.Ri.jftVT!i lYxx. AO the
Ivctcr of tbe vi;riard lie would tare! die, as'
tiotnr cijJ htm but free Llcc-diu-xand caljl
rnel. H stuck to tlie pill'n, botfvc Ok; day hi
tik thirl v t wo p.ynkil charge wertus black as
jwtclj. lie -Atlliqa xrvek. j ,
t - : ' , ' 'iiripf.W Case , '
In .Vig'.otjri, anothcx ntIcinaA waa taken. with
,sonjrrMiv- inlc rnnttetA ti'vtit. llo tioL t thIT m
j ii s s U-b if fouttftn n unc i -. jr. Ho jfit, l(.
J , He 6omme.,ed thkm,r Ibe plUsaa.n
,mU ..ti-jh ronfim-d t.M.is bfd Ipr fourtv-n dTiys,
bt liy fiKida HTC1 Ji"m FOintT cilanicl. Hut that
n me otily d-jnf, as iie riiade fthcm all prommff
linn, tnai hliouia tidatn b decnou,- they i vould
jrive oirn ndifunj but 1r,m)rkth .rixi every three
bourn. If iinn j hm sicknt-Ws he luil oper Hiirtf pounds
n wcijfl.t. Thia prty catlqdon Dr. Brandretli direct!-
ufl'T hm arnvul in Nw York from the "AeoV
and told kna the above; anil- that in .twrnty daya
after jre Iti r j, h had pitback BcarlTrall h.a tloft
.although lie hd been sciu-da a dv w ithout takrn
more nr )cMof the nth, as he foupd hi? c(irjbtitatioa
yet dflccd by the dtuble utWick, u it w'rr, of Con.
jreatrva fever, llc-faid he (til jsiitc surp thlt tbo
l'randrcth IU, under rrltvititnct-, were thft ant
of aivtoj hyJ fp. '.:' t !": v.;s, k-
These IMU arc fur sale, in evety county in this
Sutr, at 23 cjnta icr boi; and btiy bo had oRtha
f follow .hfr ajcU: . I k- "
i'.rn)x a-. onoiiNT. Ahcvi'ic, n. c-
J. .V. A LKJtA N I K n, J rrtich L'ruad, N.JC.
. J AS C. SMYTH, ' Morjrantrtrt, N". C.
C WM. Ii- (IL. Minun, N.. fX
, 31. P. I'llNHAN I, I)um-i lle, N..C;
KLLSCY MAVKLUiLdUL Jvy, Ni C.
lt. DCAVEIC. Sulphur Spr&ijji. .
J.P. lATTt)X, W-vrin Sphi)gs. fc
. .. SMITH. lUIRDr Ldiilajid. . '
Jnn 'J f Im ' , ' . 334 '
A Kiil'all uanUl of decidedly tlie fuirst Tea ever
broujjh: mtu liiMCowatry, at vev-iijLvv' prices,
i A15i!) "
Rifi'id HoraV, Silaratus, IsInjJasn saltpetre,
together wflh a g;?ncral 6S!6rti8ut of sundries on
band-und for paJa by ; - .. ;S .;. ,.
. " , - ' ; . T. C, LUSTER.
-Jurio 10 - tf - , , ' i ; " 303
SiIJLE i)F IZMtI, jRSTklTi:.
Ily viltCie of a derrec mide in the.Coiirt of En-iity
fof Hnneombe County at Spring T(r'rt 181G, in the
ease in vaid (ouTt pending, wherein. Robert . Bell
atid w ife and others arc coinplinants, and Jesse Pal.
tner is ijt fcndaiit.'f shall oiler a . , . .
, 'Tract of Hand i
on Bee Diarjelf (nar Col. Ijowry'.s', formerly ,thc
rojxrtv of John I'almcrDec'd ,'eOntaiiyng
mopo.orlqss, for sale to. tuC'hijriL5t. bidder 'on the
7th'fAuiwl iKit, at the, Court House -door ' in
Asheville, on a''redit of Twelve niontha. Thb pur.
chaser will be required to Jjive Dovd with, approved
security. '.". .i ' "5 t
.. - 1 L Bc.SAWY.ER,' c. m .
. Jjnc2, 131(5. ' , . 335 Us.,
' JiSES V. UtRQr, lshtrilit,'..'c ,. ..
-AVill attend tu the olllrifig of Nott" cither for, dis.
count or r.cncwnl, at, the Uranch ;oC the' Daik of
Oapt Tear "ht this place, aud w'llljmake the settle
m 'tils nd payments upon Nutes i&ch renewal day.
Tlie Vtiatl facilaieei Iroi'n this plaqc ito every part juf
the eunlry u re such, tint notes may be pcrrt ahd
the thonev received rby mail with but little if any
risk. The rnot prompt attention will bc given to
ill Filch tusm confi'jed to ny cafe, and an accu
rate account icnderedlfn every. m?lancc, while "my
;hares will p iideratc 1 ! - , -
ivh.iiu, la 16. tf. ' K ; .23
- -.TO TUE hADlESr
Wl, are nov pcY.iiip a rtcw atnl beautiful ftoclc
of blifc, bTai.1i and 3-cllow bAWAH. ... '
Some Fplcndid pew stylo calicoes, worsted nctt
fiha" U, fine p,lraifs, siin shades,&.5 ..c.
, ;kz,&bt'' '
Some, new and tteautifuk blacli Alpaccas, d
lundkeichicf!, -vVc., A-c' f ' - ; '
" t .
- "'V .lZ,SO, ,! ; .
' Ncek,scarf3 and handkerchiefs fof gentlemen
''Call and esaminc our stock. : '
. N - ' ' . J. S. , J.i P. SfMITII.
.1 Aahcv.UeVAp'rinT.'lSlG. tf 25: ,
(JIVE- WYOUB TAXES.
: . i ' .... 1 ; . . c
: I was ?fpjointcd by the Countv Cpurt of Uuneombe
Countv, tutfakc in a. ht of the Taxable property .and
polls, ui the Abbeville pibtncl for Ibjj'presrnt fear,
1'eison'di.iirous of gtvingjn w ill plcsc call at my
iore wjivru uiu nil i uuwf uau, , 'juunr
venicnco to kit parlies will" be avoided by.
attention to ths notice. . '
WUXIAJ WILLIAMS. ,
r " t Tax Goitnmsstoner.' -
J oh, 3 1 1 8 4J ; . ' ;
Ea$t Tennessee Univcrsitr. ' ,
.The neit Collegiate j-ear of thw Jnstitotion will
comrrtenrte on the lothday of Orlobcr. Tlie Fa
culty .will then consisi of fivr OfScjers; the.yacan-,
cy which litis occurrxdjin the, Dojartiiicnt of Jatu
ral History b-"g hirtty to be filled. ' ,
' TUITl!jri in the Collegiate Departhicnt is a
the-Preparatory and English Dcpartincnt' 10 per
scsrf n . " ' ", , ' ' :
' BOARDING & the Public llaU is ! private,
families $ I 50 jx?r week. - " ,
i The entire annual ExrEXjS; . inolvtding clothing,
aftd boarding in vacation, need not, trith strict eeon.
omt, exceed 140. . , v. . ' i I- - .
Tlie iocautx is" exceedingly hcalthfuL and has
proved particularly 6tq student's fr&ui the Soiith. t
i or intbrtnalioa, see iataiogue, wnicii may oenaa
on apphcation'by letter to the President of the Uni
versity. . .
i ' V .t ' ' D. A. DKADERICK,
. Secretary ef'tke Board f Trusters.
' Knoxvill,TennJuIylS46. 4 3l .
Plain and Fancv
.BOOK AND JOB HUNTING'
executed with Neatness audatvery
Al THE OFFICE' CF THE ESSENfJER,' -
- WHERE EVERY VARIETY OF ,
wrLL be-doaNE at the' short:: t
1 NQTICE. ATD ON THE MOST (. '
Ha vdbiixS, I'HTTTATrro CAapi, Na, Elkc-ho
Tickets; Blank Notes or II amj,,uat , ;
Watch am Saij?lk . Tick rrs,i , Goorw
UlLLS, OP ALL SIZES, Vt HOU .
Hocse ad Jack iitis, -
in ted iq s-Ujirtor ttyle
NO. 2. MACKERAU,
Rice, molasses: poder, lead, fcnd rtlt. for J by
' rKCSTEO WITH NEATXES3 AND fJESPATCTI. -
. . , U.ti-dJLabrls and Zall ,
; v; rrixc Lo-t Heart.:
' UV as. siiun.j(. ciIaaxzI
S,iy, have you found the heart I lost, ?.,'
A you and 1, Iai.t night,
TUi fragrant newnKwn meadow crossed,. J
' lVneaih'lhj sweef Ur-hhl'"'
' i - . ' ' ,
I-hv a heart bat rni I how it,' ' ' 1
Ti fair thou t2oulJt defino. "- -.'
. The firirate ruika by which thou'It know it
. Norubt the heart is thine.", t " "
.rVf n,'-!twa not hard, not .very atroh : ' ' ;
l .A luvmJttlle he art '
F.Iled wrb awrcl raptures, and wild noti".
liLt all unskilled mart. .
Twa hke, 'u jt free joVous youth,
A bird t'pun tfi wm Nt
A.woo-litpper of love and truth, ;
. v An4 'vry;blc!Msed thing." . r
''tlt, here' t!,V Heart so fond.an true,
J ,never could forsak'e it; . - ,
Yct rightfully belong, to you '
The pnceltfaa eai then take it'.t ,
"1 thanl yrit,.srr. - Kut hold, look here!' -I.aaid
my heart wa small-- . - . ' "
Tins great warm; throbbing heart,' rti clear.
It not my heart at aU. . , .
'J f '
Aha, a roguish cplundercr thou! .
. o thii nice heart is thine'.'
No matter though",; 111. keep it now, ' ;
Tjs most as g6od as mine," '
, The Captaiiri Vaifii. ; , .v
, Thc.fwllowtn excellent story waa publislf.
od in a'Taio number of the- IJjajon Weeklv
Symbol: . . v - . '
CotiFiing with"lhc'coptaiii 'of a- vesstr
the oiliuf, day; he relattnJ tlie fuUowiu'j anccJ
dote: , t
'. ,lhadva first rato officer who sailed wiilv
mo tor ieverdl yrtwj. 'jle was an exctller
seaman -and, a perfect gvntlemao.- ) remern:
bir I took, him once lo-jhe Itahan "CLera iii
L'ihdon, and.ho xprcsse-d himself pjrfectly
saMfifd with- iho performances, though he
hutf tio car for iiiumc, didnY understandvtW
I ...... ' .. 1 . . .' . .1. .-.. . . : .
Miiuiigu, unu qs too chfsniui 10 lot k at the.
figiranlcs. A particular and very .amiable
trail of his character was his domestic allVc
lunv SaiIovr.i,' roving 'abjut the -world.- Are
SilJom Very- cvnstani;. ifact, toooften
act ui. to the libertine nronosition nf Marmon.
tet -Quand un jta 1x1s ce quon ttimt il faut
ui"' iff ji u. ouj. nijs iimowas a pericci
rnvJel ol conjugal fidelity. He .wat alwts
speaking of his wife he had 110 children
ulwtijs buying presents for fier in every pbrf
he Visited. v , ' '
We!J,o4nc'day-ve were ling off tho ,ru
vcf Gimtiia, in Ad'ica my mate, after din.
uci,ie.iiifu u,ii;k( in tiis cnair unci teir asleep;
I went on deck .to smoker a t:i2 ir. When I
Icame bicK-I fOund j)oo.- M. lying on tbo ettb-
in lioor a corpse; 4 A sudden atrokc of ap'.
poptoNy oan icil irn off. I. was inexpressibly
siockLd, !e had a saifor s, grave -aod ev'.
ery heart on board'llic brig was heavy 'at iiis
hiss. On the h hne voyage I -was thir.kinj all
iho w,hi!c of Ihc agony .of Ms poor wife
Mien. sue learned ,ol Ins death, .and .how 1
should Jjrealv the mvvs a her. '. 'hUo always
Ikw down 10 tii rSier as soon as she heard bur
bug wwis comiag up the ba'yy and I belicv
bue,couu ,teau cery signal Hag thai was
throw n out from the istaon. i'- VVell, w'e Vod
no Sooner undo fat o the.whrf, when down
amca lwndsom.;hack "and Out springs the
mate s wrfevtfg'd-0u; frtm top lo too liker
nrst raie. frigate on a gal day, with a fajhogi
or two 01 ribbon towurg astern of her. Toor,
girl, thought I, how, soon my tale, will blanch
.the. roses of vour : :cheL:' "Afv; lmvn.?,,
she euquired, as she s-pryn lightly on deck J ui, lJcJ a swori1 except ' if miy 00 a holiday
showing 'a'pojc of tiny let ased in the daint. r11.1. re P-iceJ aboVe U?tlr hvJM , '
et satin boofei that cvc&a Fccnrch shoenin-
or iu rnru out. v 1 tm sorry lo say, mada m , J"
aid, I, "-trnt he has bvea. very 5itk.1,, "Wy
color-CtftW-'on!' went on her itieck. T'eTl
answer, bhe was asliore and pff agairi in
the lying of a rtcf point rand the next week
she wai ioirn'cd toa merchahi's cleik. Th
captain tilnnscd 1ms han'dideen inlhe norkrts
his pilotcoal.' ."I'm a bachclorvsaid he.
"The worse, for you' whs our answer! "Kv
ceplions only provo rules.' " .' . -: , v
Fttr6mge'of tltf,Fress.-Vc scC! that 6ur4cp
temjo.ranes throughout tho State are braznin'
ol tlie reccti access mtis to their sub,ciption.
This U an encouraging sign-in the Old North
Sate We qan brag a little ourselves, but we
are nxious to hrag a iftile more. W? are con
empla ling -considerable impTovemeat in pur
paper, out we must' hava more encourage..
met; tt is sickening t()hear North Croli.
niaivi depreciating the character of the press
of the. Siate', turning up their noses at olmctil
every paper published in. their own common
wealthy who have never moved a fuiger to
wards sustuiniftg them. ' There are no set'of
men in the State, who w.ork harder and di?
serVe more, ihao the printers; but who are o
poorly sustained they have no heart-to lay oul
all their strength for the improvement of the
pcpp'e. Let the ptople sustaia -the pressjbet-i
icr, ana wenau near no more ol poor papers.
A man who is always dpcrying his own State,"
her resources, her public men, her measures
fof improement and her press aud who doc
nolhing to advance her interests, ousjht to be
that without benefit of cleiy.' We some
limes foci like doing the thing for him lor the
Vr.-t of the State; to getnd tofsuch cronk
ersjnot. reader " ,!;h i powder and : bafft but
iiith our '"'gray gjosz qmli." Ncmiaiu
' -1 Ycn2crfut rhezomenQn!n English
fa per remarks that a'-wonderful pWnomenon
occurred recently, qq the Brighton, railway.
A geni!eman and ldy, wero sitting poIta
to each other, .the Zadjr hiving a piece of
court.plasicroa herlip. On emerging from
ontfof the dark lunnejs,' marvellous to relafe,.
the court. plaster was observed to have passed
oyer hi the gctillesu.71 lips. H" , v
Potatoes. Tho Wilininglon J.vir-al snys
"'We have just learned ;that the rot has
I suddenly steze,d uobn th early potatoes u?
iniseciion ot country, ana tnat rfsa! destruc
tion has'tecn sutTcifcd wiihi? a few- davs.
me afljihe dried, grasping my itrm: VTeil
then rnadn m , V. siij l j f if. I mos say it , Ihj
is defid." ' l0ladof it, ly Jingo," was-her
JVow the Richmond it ht'.'
K. We announced ia vtfittrtl.ii x tr, t?;e
appointment vf a few of the o'JiccfS who ilw
imguislied themselves io the baithva on the
Kiu Grfnde, to be assist.) nt fcdjutapts geopr.
l, with'irerrf rank, a grftdc bighef, to rach
case. iian Unci r actual rank. . n L'ust vie
aupmiM!, is the full extent. of the . reward
be Ustowed upon these gallant men for the
valor displayed ia thoso desperate engage,
racnts.- .'So far from entitling the Presiderjt to
any gratitude, these merely rmtniftal diatinc
lions for as ' we understand 1 itr'a .bW,vet
Captaio.if ranked by a LeulenanUof olJef
commission, and so in other gradesare bul
a poor reward for inch aigoal mrrif'i cspe.
cially when these gallant olficcrs fir. J them-
aclves holding inferior posls to "rrn . taken
from the -walks of civil life, hr Xk only j
destitute of nil clairuio lho distinction, 1. i,t I
a'tinst - the appointment of soioe of whonf,
"part from the ttlilical influence bAiujrht to
beaf io their fa,vor the mostsjubsianual objec.
tions existed. . , v , ' " ' '
.Many of the officers, too who Jisu::uiahcd
thierhselve. arc vei Uunoticed. Amnn-j ibftin
a rft QoU Pay no and ,'Col? Mcl nlosh , vVoth no w
sutlenng from the severity of theji wounds,
and pf the former of whom it is Veiled, tha
(ly intho action bf-Resaca do Palma,
114 was wounaea, ny a grape or musKesnot,
yet nevjer dinmpianttJ unt4I tho bAttlc" was
over, and then had mbe-iUn from his horc.
Wh. has : promotion been denjed to him",
whTo Pilluwof Tlenn., Pattcrso:i of Poihd.,
larficr of Ohio, and others ofieven less ce
lebrity, are made Alnpr and Bngadipr CJJen
erals? "".',' - . 1 ; ;
. The N. Y...Cburier"fand Erirjgiircr records
other instances of signal merit, passed uvqt
in cna;emptupus sileicf. ; It says: - '
11 Young Lieut. Morris of .this city, Jn,-a
like manner kept.the fieliT of "bauJcf the whule
day ano marched four miles itl the bullet
of' the cnemy in him refusing, to leave his
post while aught of service w.t.s to be dme,
or of peril to bd encountered; yffct'he too wa's
passed over, in lho recent promotidris. ; 1
f Another gallant- Ntw Yoikfr, Lh'iy.
Sackett otiWalc,rtuwn1 Jefferson fe.o.f in the
fine and dccUive cavalry charge led by Oipt
May against ihe enemy s batter)' "-had- bis
horse, kilrcd. under; Jiinr at ' thu moment of
plunging upon the foe. He ittsbntly sprung
to h feet , mounted ihe horse of one of his
wounded dragoons, jrdj bor.r'owing his swbrd
rr- havin;1ys: U'ti owa in 'ihi$ fall-rrode-.into-,the
thickest of the fight, Raided io cUjaring tho
battery or hose who wetroofving.its cannon
njramst our columes.' Yet not for Sackett.
anjr rnbre'.than for Morris, or Payne, or
njp, or iMcl nlosh or Ganantf, Lewis Morrlss
Willson, Bainbriilge, or lho; other gallant
spifciii whoillustraiBd'iur arms on. the Rio
vjiiciuui.-, i tiuiui iavur 7 Jit-iimi v , i juaiiu"?
to5)c expected at tho hinds, of tiie Adminis.
tr alien. . -. j M
Thc g'lory. there won for our arm, it
"seems, 'is. to ba appopriaiod by pohtrcal spec
lilaipr; while thdjo who gathered th Inrvesl
are dfscourogtd'by. neglect, or what is worse,
insulted, by hav'ibg thrust over1 or among
them; poriythf.cks, lac'kiiig that inslinet.ol
honor vvhjch is a soldier's life, arid lacking as
wlII flic knowledge and accomplishments,,
that dignify a eold;en"a profession,"1 "
Is il not cruel mockery to parade the names
of some 'five or six ; ol the luSoie'imnis and
ca'pvains engaged in lha bloody battles of thc
8ih and Oih "Uf .Mayi asuhrevel captains and
majors which, substantially j meansioihing.
eat'all, since ft. gives them ho higher rauk t nor
ie believe additional pay whil Jone thirty
or jottv' obscure citizens who have never
Li hid official report, Cao'tahi Morris, of ihe
3d infantry, re-lutvs the following poblo incit
dent ol 'onc of hisanon commissioned officers:
I must , not omit to notice in this report
the condiicls,of Corporal O Sullivan, of .Com
pany E, 4JJ infantry j who fired at a body' of
the eoiimy and immbdiately Yuhed jn among
them and seized jx lieutenant by . ihe coll jt,
disarmed him, and delivered fiim a prisoner
la'LieuL'Graham.'". He afterwards wert wifli
q parly under Sergeant Kendal, of. F Cinpa. J
ny, 3 J mfaDify,:cuptured a gem from thq ene.
my, rolled it out iotd tha road, an J turnud it
over, to a'n officer of the, 5ih infahtry.Vv ' .rt-,
Bonipar'.S would have given such a niin his
epaulettes; Evn in aristocr'atic Qreal Brit,
am, we aro told, that a large number of the
xlon.commissioned officers who disiingu.ishcd
'themselves in the recent engagements In InoV,
'.. . 1.. n . r ' .
piuuiiiy - pi uuiuiru. ' uui vivi po: 1
O-'Sullivan . wjll Jn all probability never : be.
heard of again, unless indeed he should iigain
perform some heroic feat, 1000 chronicled in
the official report, to hp 'again forgotten.-
Ihe rank anrj file are fit, food .tor gunpfiwdet
-b,ul thc must not presume lo fcoine b.
lvit the wind1 and (heaven save ihe mark!)
our Demociqtic nobility!" He has no political
infljence, and do . influential friends9 to be
conciliated. - Why throw, swayi; t4ie spoils1
upon men of his stamp, wher f 'the honorable V
ToT;ns, : Dic.ks and ; Harrys have!, sons and
nephews. and cousins to be provided fur? !
- We arc bol surprised that even some of the
Administration '.paners murmur at this rank
injustice. A' nervous writer in ,the, New
Yurie Evening Post, comments opon it with
Pgreal force, and peaks of some of ihe ne;
anpoiuimems in urms not vejy naitcnng 10
tne discernment of the appointing power.
We invite aUvnltuq to hi? rjauflic remarks.
He says:,- : . V
'H After ?S victory gained ever such fearful
odds,-would not captains like Washington,
Frederick '-the Great and Napoleon have- re-we-rded
the valor of those officers and mn
by promoting the -most distinguished lo' va.
cancies ih tho service? ' Wa? it not called for
by the brst interests, of the service and the
country? ' j it not hive been wise, ren'-
erqu at,. ..' Bat", with two or thrwe es
tferjtiujs, wlfiroiheoHicersof t! regiment?
W hat ha-vo ihpy done to. entitle V .r to the
p -sition3 lifch havo been. 50 niniv won
j(rr deserved at reasi)y tha army in Texas7
Id contrasting" the clairns of Capl3in M.ty
a,nd the mojr;of the Lew corps, 9 morning
print has spoken of the latter a ihe- most
unheard of Mr. Burbrirfg-; it wouU;hate
been fortunate "if many other officers of the.
vTegifljbnt had been' as 'unheard of as Major
1 1,. ralof thrm we re once in' rvice;
ne bs a comm?ssioatd..ollicer, b:d rU r n
cadets. Tiw former wai forcvJ $ iesiin to
n vid a court-martial; -to pf the Uner klt.
Uisl tVmt for causes not diser'-dilabM; but
a numUf of oihra were disct red. oh hv
rccimmct5jtnon of the Acad. -,ic; IJjard of
jjMal "Jtion, for ,ffnentalor moral invapa.
tuv.i, out ui iricse euusieu ICtO me first re-1
. '-: 11..,. . I? . 1 1 . . " .1 J.
im'ent of ortifJcry, and was madea s rgaut;
but i) was -soon reduced torthVJ auks ori the
recommendation of, bis otilcers, anJ was fi
nailyv discharged from tho scwice. .These
are tpccjimens of the new officers selected to
command an, important corps in time of rtu
aiwar. , Kcan only h6pe, that utheunheard
uf V jjortion of :hesp officers can present bcl.
ter .''Credentials: tbaa their compeers of more
unenviable notoriety! ..-' .
.:,., But with, what justice to the arrhy have
these persons been appointed! ; : Their mcat.
TTtiteswho were cursed with a little 'nwre
character and '.capacity, graduated at WasI
Point with honor, anH have-tince served
faithfully fo r'.years ; in the army. :;- Some of
ihem.hive been killed n battle in Florida and,
Texas.'and many of : them were cntcuous
for their gallantry and . good Condutt in the
recent -battles on the flio Grande". The po.
Ml ions of these new officers are almost inva
riably such as to gie(thera military refnk and
precedence over their former class mates, and
somr months hence, the officers on'tha Rio
Grande will see themselves placed under the
command of these veterans, all of whose
campaigns have been made about the lobbies
or lho , war office acl Senate chamber ar
AVashihgtoo. s this afuir' requital for Ihs5
services with Which the country is- rebuild
ing from Mexico tp New Brunswick? . Many
?f our army'officers hve labored' hard to fit
Wcmserves for the higher duu'es of their pro.
feisioh, Jnd havu provd, lo tho s'al it faction
of thc . cQuatry upoo' the field of batilo, that
thy have no: bech unsuccessful; and. this is
.'iDes not this look like trafficking off the
giUaniry of the army for a' coniideration of
iHfluyicr' in ihe adjustment of some nice po-'
fiticuf-bargain? Is it not "procluifnini; to the
army that distinguished professional acqqire.
meok, und long; faiihful, and gallant serviocs
area po-iiivo disqualification for advance,
mcnt, while to be a dvfjulier at the treasury
dj'partJvfnt, and incapacity ? to succed'at
AVest Point, are certain passports to fatilt
ahdjjonideration in the arniy?t Is it not ari.
nounefng pMetically t ihe country, tW po
litical. influence and military wocthlcssness
combined, are moro cprtairt to attain pronio
ti;n, than Idng service-and professional mer
il?11 , ' ;
7 "In the -organization of the 2ad--regiment
ofdrngoons, in 183G, 30 officers warro ap
pointed from civil life and4 fro m the army:
Ahendy 22- of thoie from ciikhfe havo bcrn
dr-.missed from , service, or have rfs'gned;
pearly al) tho Inter class hiving done so lo
p ve, themselves from dismission. Il is nbto
rUui in the army, and the records of the war
department w!l prove the fuel, that ' ihU g-l-lunt
regiment wa? kept for )e:rs in; a
state.ot difiOrga'mV. ition, from lho bad quality
of ih officers. Who js not prepired to ' ex.
pe.ct simildr, consequences in the . rifia regi
menx? . , -
Fitr tlie Vtternburg Intelligencer. July 18, '
. ITlost Atrocious "tiurder.
v SThe mysierioos disappearance of Mr.F
Adolphus Muir an advertisement of which
has appe-lrcd several times in our paper hd
at last bi.-tn aecounlcd for. His body has
been louu.d a,nd identified ,i He- was mwr'der.-ed-hy
Cfiplain Wa Dandride Eies, of the
fcouni) of Dinwiddie,.. who. has, for the re
sent, mada his recipe, but who, we ifust,
will be. arrested and sulhr ihe punishment ue
to his enormo.us 'offence ag int tho hws of
God apd mart. j . , t
The annals - of crime scarcely furnish as
ggfa.a-trd" ar case of; cool and deliberate m'ur
der. Whether we Iook nt -ilw. character of
the parlies,, ihrriotivcs which promntf d the
vi. uiuuu ui us uLcoiiipusiirn-c-m, uic
ofJe nee 'Stands .out with an appal!inly bold
relief.. , . , . - 1
' The murdered-' ma 0 was one bf the most
rspeciablu, amiable find inoffirnsive men in
ou. country. ;He was connecud wiih one of
the mot respectable, families in our State, and
posicswd qualities which com mended 4iim tp
the esteem and lovepf all who knew him.-U-There,,
.wai .not in Dinw id die "county a man
rnrtre universally popular than F. Adolphus
Iis murderer is also connected with a-. fam
ily, as' respectable as any in the country. Hjs
own cha'facter,, as far ns we heard, ;was uft.
impeached up to Ihis horrible affair end he
was upon terms of friendship' with bis victim
to tW very moment tint he slew him --indeed',
.31$. Mu.ir had beert at the Hjuso of Epes on
thp very. day ho was killed and harf accepted
an invitation to return there. Jo dinner; but the
man who. tendered, him his ho?pitliiy became
his murderer. ; AVhat, ii will bkasked, was
tho motive which prompted Epcs to lb hor:
rible, deed? ."The accursed lovo qS money
prompted iheocf. Muir lipid a bond,-or bood;
Amounting to 3,200 againtEiw it being
r.K i.iL r ' l t ' r.. . 1 :
mi. uaiJi ti; ui wnicn .ines iweu. lor n iraci
of land bought by him of Miim It was Un
g-t possession of this bond that Epes murder-!
ea Muir. j .
The circumstances .which'first created the
impe.sson.lhat Mr. Muir bad been foully
dtalt with,. and .whi h finally led to the detec
tion of the manner of his death, anJ the su.
tlror of it, are explained -f?) the following ext
tract from rtie advertisement, which appeared
laicly in our piper: . , ' .
Oii the 2J of February Usfy F. Adolphus
Myir, left the house of his Brother, John A.
Muir, in the county of Diuwiddie Ho had
not advised his brother or any of hit friends,
that he contemplated a protracted absence
ffem the county. - About the.l tib'of FsbrtU
iry, his, brother, John A. iltr, received the
following letter; m--- -a - -' - ' .
"Dear John I have arrived in4h I
and will rive you a small sketch of llwsiirn..
On my way fiere my horse threw me, strain?
od my right hand, and gut away from inc. ;
Sly hand is at this time s,paiofrj 1 am obi:
gd lo get a. friend to Write tbis'Icttcr for mo.
I" hoj4? mv horse 1. is rrUu-J ti:! - r to )of -houej
or PotcrV Foitu . Usly lor 1.2 a grn
tlcmah cat;c algnji in a bir-y at, J u;r;redi ' -j
me a jBciit to town, which 1 accvpttd. ' .'j'
bis p4id me every dollar doe upo'j his land, 1 '
Ate. I have had no cfT?r ta go mro, business .' ,.;
in this place. I s !u!l,l uto imaxdiatel for '
the north, w.hsre I sT:iII remain seferal weeks s
arj sele the pro5,- ; 1 f hying in a stock of
god. I shall uol be ia yonr part opthv
country for several'witk. Mv hio'm alt. .
44 Yownbrother, F. AD0LPIIU3 MUHL' 1 "
Abdul the 27th Feb. a leilar dated i,Vw '
tfvrk , X2th Feb. 18 IO," and !gieJ MF..' A-
djiplrus Muir, directed to John A. Muir, aoJ .
po$tm 11 Vt.1 lVtersburg, was received,- U
still cu- ' . il.av.lus hind was piinfoH ami
sajjl.c i.is heard from bis ftUfivcf Irr Mis. " '
sourly and that it ii proper he should visit thai' 1
State-ihat 'he slnll travel by privte convey,
ance the, greater-part of ih- way. I! f,i. .
lher sa)s, thai he will, tend lho 'letter he U '
wiuui- uj u unjuuniaDcc, and gn him to
mail it at n Petersburg1" for 'Old Darville -It
Is believed that tlusdctier; . h purport. '
ing to be written by F. Adolj-'iuj ..luir, U no' ' '
id his hiand writing..!;" 1 - ,""-
Nothing further was heard from or about
bim, uritil the last of May or firuof Jurje,
when John' A. Mulr received a letter signed
M,Iuniui PJ Rollins, and dated Petsrtf, . ' . '
May 23d," (o? 23ih,) 1840' The wriicr
states that he is by birth a, Virginian thai ...
omey-jars ago ho moved to Arkansas, end ? i; .
thonce t-a.Texas, where he now resides tht A - '
on his' war to this place he met with F. A- r'
dulpbusjMuir.in New Orlcans-hariiaJrart ', ';
known ihim in Richmond, and afterwards iu t
MUourthat ho saw. the simo evening aT '
gentltman whi said he had travelled wiih P.' -Adolphiis
Muir, in February, from New-York, , .
to th,t idice,-that ht'spoksol going, into
business! in New.Orlet ns, and seemed to have
a plenty! of money that the nest, morning
aler this; he understc.od tliat a hat was pick.
td up floating in ihe Mississippi river .and un. ' '
aemsmvi, tne leather lining, 4,F Ado'nh
muir, Aniwiujie, va. "-was written thai
neuncr Kawor heard of Inm afierward. Ho "
states he feels it his duty to write; , though it
w& .patjiful to do so that upon enquiry , he '
ftid fuu(id that he (John A, Muir,) was a
brother of F, Adolphus Muir-
This.iwkwardly fabricated account of the
cause of Mr. Muir's absence from horne, ' of
course bxcited the supicion-of his friends.
The bhiik, as It appears in the, first letter, i
and which refers tojhs payment for, tho
hndywa, in the' original, fille'd witli tlw '
name of -Captain Da nd ridge Kpes. ' 1 . 1 v.-
Oii enquiry if wa found that,- en' the 21 "
of I'Vbrtiuy, AIr,; AIuir had gone to the houso . .
of Mr". Hpcs that after rie- had remained
thrre some time, pes remarked to him
thauWo was a deer in ihe woods, and pro-'
posed that M.i should accomnanv htm 6nJ ,
kr'c ,m f4;" i1o'J,re'url hun to" din-'
j oer; Tii' this M. coftsentedj and they logilu
- .11.,.. ; .
fcr teft th 'house on horseback. Eres with .
a doublejbarrelled gjri and Muir enifrely tin "
larmed'. This was ihe 1a&t time Muii wi
seen - in 'ife.n ' ' '
This account was given by the amiable and.
most dejjlly distressed wifij of Kpes, be-'
lore sho Wat awais that her husband wo v
uspcctcd ofuhe crime She further slautf .
that Epes returned to hfs home. aJono, and
op being;asked by her, why Mr. Muir had
not redeemed his promiso lo reiuriitodinncr1
replied, tliat Muir had found it n citsary W
.gVitp Brdnswick. The first letter, da led 4Pf.
tersburgj Fe6.i 1840,V having stated 'that'
. .Epes hadj ' f aid ihe. rnooey due on . the j lands '
E. ws upked where ho paid the inoneyi He -replied
iliat he p,id M; 011 the 4h of February ,
al Jarratsj Ho:el, In ihi- town. ' On, making
fnquiry at Mf. Jarrat Muir's friends ascer-V
taired th: t neitlier Mr. Jarratt or any, otitf
else htjd eh hun there nor Could any' Ope
be found in PeleriihuVg,' where Muir was' weLt
knowc, tvhdliad seen him in town at tha c -time.
A careful examination was neit made of
thb hand Writing of the three letter mention
ed id ihe advertisement and it was asentahTr -'
ed th'ai they were nil wfitien by ihe mme per.
son, tlmuh an attempt had evidently "besn -mide
to vjary ihe'. Jnnd-writingi Tho-e let. i
tern were next compared wiih the Und-vrri.
ting of - E, and a rcscrollance letwcenw ih m
dt-iecled. Suspicion aain-?t,Epts was now
trong erough to Warrtrot Muir's fronds i in ;
parching. E's premiser, .and charging him ,
wiih the murder. , - ' . t .
: Accordingly, on Thursday' nf lact week; ft
largo pajty want to Epea house. The
found hirr at home, and Uld him he was sus
pected of ihe murder. He, of course, assev.
erated his innocenco most strongly, but (or .
being told he would bit suvd upon tbe bond,
or Bonds for, $3,200 whjch he had in his
possession, he replied that father than havo 1
any trouble about it he would pay the bunds
over ngair. The plantation and woods were
then searched, but no tracti or vestige of tfo -body
could be found; and the friends of Muir -
not think iijig that they had any right lo arrest
Epcs at thiol lime, permitted him to remain at
large - r. 5 , , . .,.
.Matters stood iJius tusiit Sunday fasfwticft -Mr.
Lamsdco. a respectable Watch makr
of ibis town-, stated, that, in May last. Mr -
Epes had iold him or traded io him, a Gold
Watch, which watch to had in Ifll.l nh".,.u ;
for Mr.Muir, apdtaken down the number.
On examirjaimn the numbers Corresponded "
aed 'the- friend- of Mr Muir identiSeJ the'
watch as hqvmg belonged to, and been worn '
by him at (ha time of Lis reappearance.- '
This derelppmenii coupled wiih othcy circom
stances;j4tifird ihcarrt of Epcs,scdac. '
cordingly si wairant ws ,suCd for his apprc.
tension. U was, twevcr; is ued too late,
asLpcsfci his Louse onAIondavsnd-h-f '
not since Hen licard from- 1
: Qa Wednesday a purty went to tho Kon.se
of EpCsjnJ were there informed by his cm r.
teer,Mbat h,s believed a certain negro tn the
planatfon could tell where Muir's body could
be f jood.-1 HI reaou for thinking so was. '
ilY. u- "'-'-P-r-uipr
Ihnl ir... u.... Iv4 . . . .
The negro wss, called 'p and intei r 'gated.
.m.j- j.-I. .
and, Jorthwjitn proceeaea 10 a spot aout COO
yards disujot- from the jrhoue, and pointed '
out tho grave. On opening it, the body was
found and, although a good deal decayed
was nradily identifisd by all the acouainUncei