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To the Winds
SV ALICK CaSST.
Ts'k to my hoart, oh wimls
Tlk to my hnsrt to night ;
My f r it slwtys finds,
Wnh yoe s new delight.
Find a?nryi new ia!i(;lil,
la our silver U' st n if lit.
Civs ms your soft embrscs
As you ud tu lohf su,
III your shsdswy lrytm( pises,
W hn you Htnw1 to luve me to,
,,;ben yuii weitly kit ed ma so,
On ths green hille lone K"
Corns op from your cool bed,
la tlie siMy twilight set.
For ths desreel hope lies dead,
Thai serdear 'o in'
Come up frum or eool hed.
And we'll talk abajt the dead.
Te'ii ms, for oft you 1"
W mde. lovely imi' of night
AHeul ths ctiemb-ra low,
W,th eheets eo dainty white.
If Ihey eleep Ihrmigh sit Ihe night,
In the bed so chill sud white !
Ta'k to me, wind", snd ,
If in ths grass be reel '
For oh. life's little tiiy
l a weary ons st te
Talk (o say heart snd say
If dsalh will give me r"l,
Thr Lntly ami tlir TliitT.
ixox tm I nr. vi ii.
In spite nf the heroic coursge which has
beeo occasionally displayed by women, we
may be allowed to quo.'inn if many of ths
sex would have found themselves capable uf
pursuing the course adopted by the heroine
uf the following anecdote, hich 1 can re
coinmcod to my readers, both (or tit interest
aod its authenticity.
A young lady whom we will call Madame
Aubrsy, inhabited (with her husband) a house
in the little town of C The only in
habitants of this house, which was in the out
skirts of the town, and burtrd in an immense
garden, were Mens, and Madarno Aubrey,
their child about a year old, and ooo domes
tie, who had quite recently entered their ser
vice. At nine o'clock in Ihe evening, per
feet silence reigned tuouhout Iho little
loon. At ten every ''ghl was extinguished,
except in ll'e ra'C occurrence nf a dance, a
wedding, or some similar festivity. Yob can
from this imagtno Ihe stlur.cn and solitude of
this old house, buried tn a thicket of Itlacs
snd scsciaea, ami at least three hundred pa
ces from the street.
One gloomy evening in November, Ma
dame Aubrey waa at home, awsinng with
some anxiety the return of her husband, who
hid been summoned in the morning to a vil
lage about two mi'eaf. ,iC . AsMons.
nuurey expected to ormg nome a largo sum
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ot money, he had armed himsell with a pair
of pistols, a precaution which somowhat a
larmed his wife.
It wat six o'clock and Madamo Aubrey
had just gone to her chamber, attended by
her d'xneMse, fur the purpose of putting her
little b y to bed. This chamber, which was
high and large, was situated on the first floor,
looking upon the girdcu. The wood black
ened by lime the old fashioned and datk col
ored furniture, and old family portraits, with
their stern faces, gave this room ralhcr a
dreary aspect. A largo and deep alcove, bo
solo which was placed the baby's crib, con
Inioed the bed, and occupied a largo propor
tion nf tho side of Ihe apartment opposite the
fire place. Tho curtains of Iho a'cove were
drawn, but at sine corner, where Ihey had
hen accidentally displaced, a email portion
of the bedstead was visible. This was a
venerable old structure, covered with the
elaborate reiving and curious scrolls in which
lha chisel of the cahinet-muker of Ihe last
century so much delighted.
Thn night was datk and gloomy, a true
mumnal night. The tasn beat in torresits
gainst the windows, and the trees, bent by
the furious wind, scratched with their long
fingers against Ihe glass anil tho sides of the
house, making a concert which would have
IF -dually drowned any human cry for suc
cor. Madame Aubrey was sratpd upon a lose
ehair be-side the fire, the light of which, msn.
C'd with that of a lasnp placed upon the
chimney. piece, threw out in strong relief ccr.
sin objects, leaving the rest enveloped in
The young mother held upon her knees
he mfiint, whom she was undressing, while
the servasit at the other end nf the chamber,
executed some orders given by her mutroes.
1 he toiiol of .be little boy "" complete, and
Madame Ao'iirey glanced low. the crib In
ssuro herself that it was quite ready for its
hiile inmate, whose eyes were alrsady clos.
e- , I
- is c c I lanr o us .
us- is.'".'1-jlj ::rr- -z.m r: r-: i- Jir'm:
ing. At this moment I lie fire blueing up,
i drew aslrong light upon the led. Madame
Aubrey stifled a scieain, for he re Ihp cur-
luin Wat, at I have aaid, displaced, she dm
1 1 nc 1 1 y iiw two great lot l covered with clurn
sy shoes, the nails of which reflecting the
fire-h ril, had caught her eye.
A thousand thoughts pawed at once thro
Madame Aubrey ' mind- This hidden man
waa no duuht u thief, an assassin
helpless and without Buy immediate propped
f Bpr0leclor, for she did not expect her bus-
half past BIX. What could feho do? how
wait lor his return?
MadaniH Aubrey had neither uttered a cry
nor made a movement, but she leareil that if
Ihe servant should ni'ika the same discovery,
she would be leas prudent.
Ths -thief tu till appearance intended to re
main fur lis. proem in Ihe same position in
wHch he then was, rioubiless with the pur
pose of issuing nut in the middle of (he night
and possessing htmseif of the sum which M. himi lf to be dragged by ihe f ml to the mid- in direct defiance of his:oricul fact, he pitched
Aubrey expected to bring homo w nh him. die of the room, w here he proved on exam- into Washington like a thousand of brick,
tint if ha found himse'f d eeovered, and kniw matioii to bo a large and ill looking fellow, land in spiio of the i (lortsof the met) of both
thai two women were the only occupants of armed with a dagger carefully shaipened. nations, succeeded in giving the " immor
the house, would he not leave his h'diug ' lie crouched like a coward before the pistol, : tal " a tremendous lickn g. So the day that
place and ensure their silence by their death ? , and confessed that he was an accomplice of commenced so gloiiou-!y moat in glo.'tcusly
Ti,. ,.!. i r,,.i ike irr.m l, eem. i iho setvuiit, who had wuroed him nf the ex- i ended.
e.lir f ihathief? Various susniciuus nr.
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' lied but dismissed as aroundless. relumed to
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nerrniou. in i inniiicin tim no u i iin
mind that under some pretext she must send
away Ihe servant.
" Vou know," ssid she with an unlrcrnhlii g
voice, " that dish which my husband is so
1 fond of, and which I laugh! you to prepare,
i There will be plenty of lime to cook it for
i supper, although I forgot to mention it be
fore, if ynu g'i directly about it."
' " lint," answered Ihe ervatit, " shall not
' vou want me to help you m unjal ?"
j " No, no, I will do every tiling myse'f.
, Your master would be much vexed, I arn
sure, to return from his long and itisngicea
jble walk snd find nothing for supper."
After some hesitation tie woman left Ihe
i ro m. The sound of her feet died away on
j the st'iira, and Msdsrne Aubrey found her
self ahme with her child and wnh llio.e two
feet, which, half revealed and half concealed,
if-mained immoveable at their post.
Sua was seeled near the chimney, still
holding her infant upon her knees, and ad
droasing to bun almost mechanically her
uul caiefsing phrases, white her eyes re
mained fitted upon the terrible vtetori.
The baby cried, oppressed by sleep:, ies,
bat the crib was near to those terrible feel.1
How dare she approach them J At last, ma-j
king a viulenl tll'orl, she sud, ' Come then, I
my baby, jou shall go to bed," and getting '
up, with the crntil in tier arms, sne cirectea ;
her tremblin steps toward ihecrib toward
iSiss) bstiw ftei. Sue placed ihe Urfevsw se I
his little bed. talking lo him in a care.sng '
voire, of which ehe could t.arolv hide the ;
tremor Then she beean to rock him and !
tremor. i wn im ,n io nil mm, ami .
i. tin? iho hvmn with which He was accus-I
lomnd lo lull him to sleep.
the sweet monotonous notes,
force of habit enabled her lo srlicu .le, ,t,0
fell as if a dagger sue banning over her,
which might at any moment ki t her without ;
the ti'ilM. of assistance. :
At last ,! infant
returned In hut seat.
, I f t A
lept, and .via.lume A.
She did not quit the
chamber, both because she wished lo keep
sight of ihe thief, sod on account of her
child. This es not, to be sure, Ihe v iclnu
on whom the robber would be likely lo waste
his blows, but for all thst, every mother will
comprehend that she could not resolve to
The clock struck seven. Another hour,
a whole hour befie the en hopo fur the ar.
rival of her hustund. The eyes nf tho voting
woman remained fixed by a sort of lascina
Hon upon ths-two feet which are to hers
continual menace of death. The most pro
found silence reigns throughout the chamber.
The child slurps peaceably : his mother
her hands croseti upon tier Knees, ner tips ;
spall, her broatb oppressed, is moliontoss
as a statue.
From lime to lime a noiso was heard be-'
low in the gar dm, each lime causing a Itiri.l ,
nf hope In Ihe watcher ; but agstii asm again
did she find that which she hall Ink' n lor her
husband's fool elope was nothing but Ihedstv.
ing rain, end 'ho trees which bru-hed Ihe
h!m ..f lb, knii.A. Thn iiiihannv woman felt
1 i '
0,ie nd doftpd
Suddenly the feet moved. Good Heaven, ' . ...1 ,h, n mehirtou-lv surrender i-rgieustore alter roe or more tail- t -'.- ,-" ' -f," -1 - ' . -
ihnU,.hi .ho ran he bec..m,nL. ou' ? liut it i ingiortou-ly sat rends r. ores, sn a way that reflects no credit on the 10 Gen. Pierce ! ' jWiththis case, your tommi-tre are lu.ly
, . 1 .. I At s-isr'v dawn thiiusonds pouted in'o the nnrltzms who had tho nviiier m rh., ' V hat a sublime and thrilling incident I persuaded that the nieinut nilists should le
wis ot-ly a slieht movement made, wilhoul ,,,,,, ... ..,,,.,,...,',.,, ... .... ' n ni""r 10 fn"rt.e; ...... t 1 st 'L:. 1. :...i . ....,.;.. r- ...
doubt to icheve bis uncomroriablo position
for ihe feci were soon as motiun'ess as ever
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Ah, what fervent prayers ascended to
l . . l . . . A
uuring suns sryssm 'n.
It ss hall-past seven, tournge, nnosner
half hour and Monsieur Aubrey will bu at
She took s devotional bok from the chim
ney and tried lo read. Vans cll'orl ! Tho
ieat clumped shoes danced before her ey es,
and shut out every thing else. Suddenly a
despairing thought struck her mind. Her
husband had relations in the town where be
had gone ; doubtless they would urge him to
.pond the night with them, instead ol "'''',
hi m self and his valuable treasure oss so lone- j
ly a road. Sho cuuld not blsrne him tl he j
did comply. j
l.igm ocmc sirucs a. in ., -j. I
arrived. I lie tuea which wo nissu jusi nu n.
tinned, berame 111 the mind of Madame Au
brey almost a certainty. Tho murage which
had hitherto sustained her, began to full ; she
grrw dizzy and sick al heail ; she dared not
think of her position.
Suddenly a noise wns heard beneath (lie
window. The young woman roused hetself
10 listen. She feared lest it -huuld prove a
delusion Iska the others, p.ut no ! ihislimo
there was 110 error. The door of the house
groaned upon its liinges, and thess was shut
heavily. A well known foot waslmard upon
the stairs. The chamber door opened to nd
mil a large and vigorous man. il is he !
At this moment Monsieur Aubrey, had lie
been tlie harshest of husbands, would have
assumed in Ihe eyes of his wife all llio beau
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ties and graces ol sn Apollo,
Ho hint ssntv stunned below In tBko off his I
dripping cloak, and lay aside his pistols. j
Happy to see again all ihal was dear to htm ,
in the' world, he held out bis arms lo his
wife, who Ihrow bersvlf convulsively in them,
; But resuming in a moment her composure,
jshe put one ii-ger uprni her lip, and with the
other Inind pnuiled to i tin two ftet which be
lieved themselves invisible.
Monsieur Aubrey would not have deserved
In he ihe hu-baiid of this hruve woman, if he
had not preserved as much rnolnoss, and
ham; ikoid as she had shown. A "tinny her
by a gealuru that he understood all, he said
aloud, "excuso mo nnn ininiieni, my love
I I h
avo left down stairs something which I
know you would like to see."
, '. i
in a mo
ment with a pistol ill his hand
i im-d ihe pruning then approaching (he bed
cautiously, he st-iznd one of the leet in Ins
i left hand, wlule the foicfiriger of bia right
i hand was placed upon thw lisgger of his pis
fc " Y,uu are ds4if y9lsjBailr" erieir ho;
The rascal who owm'il Ihe f'-et did not
seem inclined to prove the sincerity nf his
threat. Ho fried for mercy, and soff-.-red
: pected body. Nothing remained but to de-
liver them both to tlie officers of iustiea.
' Madame Aubrey indeed begged her husband
I to nerrnit their eseane. hut he verv wiwelv
, 1- j j
Dniino ll fhla tho liiiln rhi?ii alor.r npni-a.
hilly in his crih. v hen Monsieur Aubrey
heard the particulars, ho embraced his wife,
Keally, I did not know y ou were such a
Dill in spite of her courage, Madame Au
brey w is seized thr same night with a brnin
lever which Instncl her for nifiny weeks, and
duiiog which she raved of nothing hutiuosi:
two . it i;at i Ki.r.
From the N. (. Picayune.
THE SURRENDER of CORNWALLIS.
HV 1. 1 KIT. CIIIB.
Many ears ago it was a cutom in tho
S'nle r f Maine, in most of the towns, to re I
ebrato the memorable event of the surrender
nf Cornwallis, by going through a mock per
formnrire representing that important fact in
our country's history.
The little town of Waterford. situated no
on the lacks of the Lioad and inHieetie
11 CrooLed l!,ver " f.-.olv, d ro.i i.i l...hii.,l
hand in so greet an all nr. Arcordmgly a
-,,et.utlL, , called at the old I. wn houe on
(,e to make the necessary arrange-
ni(.n, g lJtM)run MScs Jones, ss he was
c,.,, was chosen lo act tho character of
Washington, end Sq nre H jer Wood Ihe
c1rac:er 0f t.'ornwallis. The under r.fli.
ee,., gntdiers, A:e., w ere to Le selected by
,,e s.txi..,, whose duty was lo furnish
omfn, a.,d pay such other expensea as the
af,r (nit;, ,,,,,,0.
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VI l.ile ullering pf ,(,u throes of ihis sketch, a short de. generally apprized of, to.wt : After the dis
w h tch only the ecrinlioii of 'heir characters mav rut he nut rn.mnn Lil .p.u,l n tin vunnr, .r
,- H;,re. D-Coo June, was a .-..hv far.
(d ,, rPi,oiu,, (,t least ho thought
hu was ) sllJ WH,n ,,, wm , a very WOfIn
man. The worst thine about him wiis a had
nihil of taku g " a drup t.io much," but ihen
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ery body in them duy totk su 'Kiss occa- chinoe st ! Thus, this darling- measure of
mnally. 1 the Demorratsc party was knocked in Ihe
tqure Woodf as the viIIhi;" la y er, very ' head by a leading mcinbe- of that party ! !
aristocratic, but withal a verv clever man. There was no eH'jrt maJe by that party at
The Sq-iire imagined that he knew conside- that Session to resuscitate it. The "S;ar. i
rahle rssoie than what bis M-ighbnrs gave ard " did not denounce tie conduct of Mr.
hlill Cr. lilt fo. 'J'lllS iniV tie sa'elv Set Woolen, sail did ihnsn u ho vnlH n naina!
duwn as his crealest faul'. iS.-th the Squiio
and the Deacon felt proud of their positions
tn the grout urT.nr, and both meant to do their
The morning of the great day dawned
beautifully. Too I Vacuo dressed as lieu.
W ahiiigton, and mourned on his iron grav,"
rode at an early hour, lo a prove near the
vilisge, vt here
ceremony was to tuko
C nrilW al.lS (pro teni.) Was also UO and
drMed hetsue Isjbt. aod stationed himself.
,,!, M. I(r atC4Srd tt. Bntishets, behind
The programme of thn day's performance
was as follows ; The l o companies were to
meet in fiont of the tavern, on the common,
cxc;iutije shots, skirmish a htt'e in which
! Comwallis was to bo most essentially whip-
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1 bread were in great stemuoo. .i tio clock
1 the two companies marched into Ihe vsllaee
arrayed themselves into fighting pr
anion reminding Ihe spectator of the lima
" llrave Wolf drew hia men
In stylo rtioet prrlty.
On the plains ot Abmiiain,
lit-teiro the city."
Tho two commanders were greatly exci
ted, snd Wa-hinglon, I ipgret lossy, was in
anything hut a tit condition lo act out this
oreat intii hn uns to iierl -nil. Ilti tittrl hppii
,r,king freely all the morn, ng, and now,
y,jpn 1 1 , s tii-eresiing cetessiony was a bout lo
co(miH.CP) . g(, T1,;r or rniher t.oost:,
that it was ith d flicully ho could sit in his
Kal,:,,. He, however, did not know but
what hi w us ull right nor did bis men. -
Ctiruwiillis .ms not intoxicated, bul a little
agitated or rather elaled. j
Every thing being ready tho compani-s ex
changed shots. Bang! whang!! bang !! I .
went the guns, wbilo the two commanders
yelled like so iiianv stuck pigs.
1 tin 1 s it trnci my nrave tioyst give 11 :
to 'cm, the owdactous red cunls ! " bellowed 1 which the feelings and interests of the peo- I "s "as b. ur bill, the lollovvmg record : 1. ir
Washington. I pie are deeply concerned.' Iculatott. This bill wa. belorr the Uiiued
"On Romans!" yelled the excited Corn-1 The resolutions of 'i8 end !19 must o) Siatrs Senate in l3f. it waspnssed by Con
wallis, who had seen a theatrical exhibition course receive confirmation ane.v at the bands i PrMS a,,tl AffU'-vKis nv Gi:m-:rai Jk k
once, and who rems-niherea1 Ihe heroic ap-U-fthe Convention; and we find mention SON ! D contained a greul nuiuber ot appt. .
pralsof the Thespian belligeren breathes made of (hem accordingly, although it is so 1 P1"!"",s 'r i'iM'"";"" improvement in Ut
there a man so dead that won't tight like 1 seldomlhat thry are published now a day s, i v"rs B,,J ""hours in sv-vei al of the tsoulhern
thunder V thnt many w ho lake them as cardinal ant- Stales amongn the rest there was an ' ap.
-Go it Cot,iinentisls!-down with taxation
on tea!" bellowed Washington in a very
patriotic voice, and narrowly escaped culling
his horse's ear 1 tf w ith the fl isirtsh of his
sword. The fighting now reused, Ihe com
panics were drawn up tu a straight line, and
Cornwall's dismounted and presented his
sword to Washington.
I ' Woll, old boy," Sl id the immortal, as ha jsoerns to hi acceptable to the nltruisisif
I cuffed hit home' ears) with ihe cocked hai ;! South Carolina, as they underatHiid K. lion
" hat'n thunder do jou want ? "
" General George Washington !" replied
Cornwallis, " 1 surrmder up lo y ou my sell,
sword and men! "
" Vou do, doje?" sneeringly replied the
" Ves, General," said Cornwullis, "the
British Lion prostrates himself at ihe fool
of the American Eagle?"
Eagle I EAGLE'!" yelled Washington,
rolling of bia horse anu hitting the Union a
tremendous blow on the head with the flit nf
his sword ; " do ye ca!S jik an eagle ! Talcs
that! and that!! and that ! ! I " yelled the
infuriated Washington, i juu-hnps you'll call
010 ail EAGLB
Vu mean aoeakinj
Corn allis was fawn, but only for a mo
ment, fur hp jumped up and shook himself,
and then wiin an enlirelv unluoked for re
cuperatton mi ihe part of tho fallen foe, and
For many years after the "Surrender,"
ihero was n rulilneie hi-naxon iho IWn and
'Suuire, but as time rolled on nd their locks
hprnmA frnei, d nVr uiih uintn it.u Lor,.fl,l
- -.-.j ivumuu
. to call it a "joke." lioth are living now,
i anri u. I, ., , it. .. . ,i.. i. , u : .
and talk about "that ar' scrane." like
pie ef gocd, jolly old men, as they are.
From the Rnlcigh Itegister.
1 A SCRAP OF HIsTORY."
We invite attention lo lha communication
over the signature of " Veritas" below
which, in order to give greater prominence
to the interesiing scrap uf II. story it produ- j
ces, we have ma. i.ed in leaded matter. It,
shows, in a conclusive light, how little faith
is to be reposed in the sincerity of those lo-
Cofuco leaders w ho are so clamorous for an
extension of suffrage, lha rights of the poor
mm, 4;c, ic.
Mb. Gales : I notice in one of your late
Editorials that vou sav : Durino the Ses-
ston of the LeiM-lalure of 1 8-H-'4!. the airi.
talioti fnf amending tho Cons'nutinn.l was
renewed in that body, and much lime and
money spent in the discussion of a bill to
carry out an amendment vhtch, in effect, de-
stroyed the taxation check of the Senate and
placed that power over properly completely
in ttie hanils of the oon property holders.
Again; in 1600. the same hubbv was mount-
d by the locoioco Cindioate Tor Governor." I
Nosy ihis is true ; but there is one impor-I
' lent fact connec-ed witb the history of Free
a- , , ,, ,
feuffrage, w hich is not ver' cenerally known,
...j T. . ... i. ... . ;,b. . , , . . '
'!!,) on the Free Suffrage 3tli. Ihe vote was
taken and the bill was .a-s-,1 by a mrtority
()f one , Whereupon, Mr Woolen, a loco,
f,.en mnU. f.. ,.., f !-...,. i
........... , ,,i., UIID fl no .1-91L-I, .ouu-
ties, arose from his seatstd asked leave of
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,,,u ui.nnci iif Liiai vtt ii vol ir. Hrif, mo
the same measure last Stssmn. And "w hen
Mr. Ray ner called the amotion of the House
and the Country so mark that it was a Dem-
oerat thai had defeated thn Democratic mea-
sure, 1 well remember iha-ihc only response
that was made to his remnks was a general
burst of Uughler from I hi D.niocrats. with
t he exception of M r. Wonven. who nre w ver v
angry and remarked that le was a Itee man,
and represented a free peinle and would vole
as he IllBSSed. wishnnS nv e.tuien nr mdrni..
ii. r,nm ti.e ll..r...j :
- a-"iL,uaii iiuiii uvi iiuiu-
Many, who were friend v to the Constitu- cause he had no money to buy canity. No brulg'-s as post reutcs, and thus throw around
lios; as it is, of both politral parties, hoped sooner bsd he learned the facts in the ca-e, them every protection which C-nress has
and believed that Ibis ni-erable farce of than, w ith that noble generosity which his the r ght to bestow, regarding; vv ,iii i q-ia! la
amending the organic law if the Slate would "er distinguished Pierce Ihrot-gh his life, vnr the Irutisit ncmss, ai.d the carry trade
end here. Bui not so J it was renewed again ne Put '"8 ha,ld 1,1 P cvp,i drew forth a bettea ii these bridges.
durino ih lues ee.n,.,..n ...t ... ,i,.....,.i. cent. botiL'ht a slick of candy and i-svp it to ' A f i er a curt I jI and fu'I investiir-.ii m all
. i. i v , ' K. ' ,
11 se sinner suc.l circumstances as these, that
iistr runpin nave oemassneii that their voice "
should he heard as tn the Call of a Conven-
ti. And they ore determined lo be heard, i
one way or tho other, pro or con. Ihouob
Hulden, Reid V Co., continue In npnose thesr i
wishes. VERI TAS. 1
J ho manifesto of principle, put forth by
ihe recent Democratic t olven.ton ... this cty i
mi rulna tt..4a .J,.,.. ...... C. 1 '
by that party
E"'" , -""our.ceu
Opposition to the protective ,
Policy, to ssitersial Ill-lirnVOnipnle hv tho (la.
neral Government, to a nahonal bul k, to the
distribution of the proceeds uf tho public
'and sales among the State these and sius-
ilor quotations from the records of former
political contests nre re-produced, as though
democratic doctiincs had ' their only perms,
neul characteristic in a systematic denial ol
the power lo Ihe Government.
A resolution sanctioning the Compromise
measures was indeed something to the point,
aim snowed that the Convention wan mil al-
1 together given to retrospection but cogu i-ant
illto some extent nt least of existing issues its
iu sumo extern at least 01 existing issues 111
cles of faith have no very accurate know-'
The generalized style of expression which !
characterizes Ihe Convention's manifesto
leuL'o os sricsr serssis nr ssnrnnrs.
fives a latitude which no dt ubt ii wrs de
signed to give, to various interpretations in
different quarters. We find Mr. John Van
Uuren declanng Ins iJhesi.m to it, and it ;
(ho extremes of sections and parties so an
ta ooiiioIichI as the Barnburners and the Nul
litiers can find a common ground on this plat
form it is difficult in discover, lint I rater
iiily is the order of the d.iy, nod a coinmni,
fir Z) in view in-iy bo sufiicieul to couveri
poaitions luilictto at vjriancn into a c iiiiik-u
liold of action. Hune of th H.iiriliuroei
journals such as the Now York Evenioo
Post, get over all difficulties in the mainletto
by pronouncing it a nullity. They declare
that It was hurried through a dicperMng
Convention at the breaking of its sossmn,
when sucb confusion prevailed that in under
standing vote and fu I vote could not bo had
upon it. We have yet to nee how far at.
actual union belwtten the ilincoidnnl extume
nf (ho parly can b nude practicable upon
this unsubstantial basis.
GENERAL TIERCE AT
A correspondent of the I rihune, w riliri''
Voiv ll ,m,whii i:i
1'ieice's place of residence, says
i r1. . si i ... - li-.n
! u.muki;, ,'iuiiuni , dune ,,i.H,
Ail i h I . i t
o I .
irriioun, uii uero nure inrown in greai con
rulon hy lhe '-'leraphic report that our
neighbor, I' rank I ier.ee, had received the
nomination at the Democratic Convention at
balltmore. !ot a limn in
" an iuca : rim.H i in
" t he Hern of ma ii v a we 1 1 fou " h t Con IV."
8 caridtdaie for the Picsidr-cy of these l oi
,ed Sla,e,' ; ! l,u is a "openor lawyer, and
utiii, mho vviitjaio, es-rcise a rnigti iy ion jenc
upon the jury. Also for the Democratic
! party when reduced lo such an extent ! He
Iricver cm be cleeted. A more immoral,
dissipated man never walked cur streets.
He was obliged to leave Washington, when
a Senator there, beciuse ho wasBlimsl con
tinually inloxicuted ! Thus much for the
Democratic candidate fur President. We
hope that high ollice will never be disgraced
by such a man.
Yours, die, I'ki.a.
We hav? heard similar reports from other
quarters which, if tru", tend tu explain
General Pierce's marvelous facility in fulling
from his horse.
Habits of i.Temprtrnnce are tint crimes
punishable hv the law of the land; and
ihey rmy be indulged by a private individual
o his heart's content. Iijt we do not ennsi
dnr that thev enhance one's fitness ft
and leas! of a!!, for the first r-ffi-p in 'he "ill
of the American people. Toe Tresident of
ihe United States holds in his hands all the
laws of iho Union ; and he is to a very great
extent, the arbiter of peace and war. A
man addicted to habitual intoxication would
be an unsnle dnno.itory ot such vast powers,
TIIF TICK OF CANDY
tk ii j r , . " ,i ', . ,i
1 he llartlord Cournnt states that at tho
v- n i t . c
Hampshire Democratic Convention
winch. Some lime Inst winter, tiomiuuteil
Geu. Pierce for Ihe Presidency, ihe Conven
tion vv as addressed hy Gov. Steele, who ex
pressed his gratifioation at ihe selection, and
related tin- following anecdote to exhibit the
character uf the man. We give it tu the
Governor's words :
"Sir," said Gov. Steele, "I have known
the w hole career of Genesal Pierce from Use
day he first took his seat in this hall. I
have admired his cxpluils in Congress and
in Mexico. Rut I have an incident in my
mind which I will relate, which, in my hum
ble judgment, exhibits the cho'acler of the
man in a more illustrious liht than all his
(fi'jrts in the furum or the field :
" It was something more than twenty
years ago (General Pierce wns then some
what voungrr than he r r.'-0 he was travel.
ling through one of the western towns of this
Slate, and as he entered '.he principal village
he beheld ihree boys eating candy. At a
brief distance he beheld asiother hov stitm-.i .
alone, and that boy was not raltng, but he
was crying. Gen. Pierce feeling- interested
ill in ll ignim rirpiim.ti.Aii m.,i,A il.o
.. ...j -j ,s,... i' J s.
mi - i, niiu a?ti I uincu i on, no as e, I 111 " lie
t...,- itl.,.l..h sh ko .... . ti,i ,
union euioiuhi . ""i""1 uuni
Rut" storv ! Well may General
t ierce exclaim, "Save me Irom my tries rj-!
We can however leadilv understand why
the above narrative should be intensely inter-
sstsng to D "innoralic polilirinns-. It is bo.
cause the Whigbovs have, for four years,
been eating ci'tidy, and the Democra'uj boy.
poor fellow, is "sitting alone, ami that boy
1 is not eatino. but he is crv no ! Hence the
(, nificonce 8lld lhe potn, nf the anent.s'e.
,e arllv , ,Vrce. E!,.ct h
,.e ite.idesicv, and ho will put his hand
;,, h ,)fril.,a m.i,.., rfr.,w forth a cent, buv
a stick of candy, and give it to the boy, al
though the hov was a total stranger to Gen.
Pieice, till lhe Baltimore Conv en: ion !
Front the Stichernian.
WHAT FRANKLIN I'lURs V. HAS HONE
t'OU NORTH (. AUOUN A.
As wo say elsew here, Mr. Pierce has slono
no great gom
1 or harm lu the country. S.i
far as what little he has done however, ef.
l,,c" ",e "llercs!8 l" l,,lr 1 arolina. we tmel
ll' 8 't 'e'co 10 History ol the R,ver
PP"'"""1 'i,r. 1110 removal 01 oustrnrtion
at 1craciKC inlet, v. . c:i,uuu
Al,08n eppropriatton lor ihe improve
ment ot Cape rear River, N. C.
Mr. Pierce was ot that titno a member of.
tho House of Re'piesenlatives. We find he
voted against those appropriations for the be. 1
tic fit of North Carolina. Pars him r?'JU'J.
W HEELING BRIDGE CASE.
The Cotiimittee of Congte-s rn Post Ol
liens atid Post II ibi , to whom was selerred
ihe sul.j'Ct of liio Wheeling Iltitlg'', with
petitions t hut such constitutional acltoss intht
ha taken as wou d preserve that iinjior-uin
slruclurt! fiom tho ilesiri-ciioti ititeatotied t"
it under the arlverso decision i f the Supreni'1
Const, have, through Dr. ().d-, llnor Ch.nr
man, submi'ted a repoit which contains a
thorough ri view of nil the facts in the case,
and i.reseirs the stit jest l.ef.no Cos'gressi iti
such on attitude as would seem not only to
jii-til'v, Inn sit-in s s. il the exetci-u of Ihe con
stilu'iotial power of declaring ihe brir,;o n
post route, and t bus pr( v. r.t its dem .lit ion
and 'lie serious it'jjiy ti imp. riant m erest
which may le.-uh thorufiotn. '1 ho Commit
t-e ehow, l,v iijdtepulublH stvob-iiefa, liiat She
L tilled Stales, by an iitns;vi viit.i: oi:m
ANCK in 1 -O'J, formed a cou-pjcl M h t:.i:
.S't.iie of Ohio for l lie cons' ruc'ioii r l a road
' irotii the Atlantic seaboard lo tie O.no riv
cr, rind tbroui'h liie Sute (f Olu-i," which
j cohleuip'nii'd the coritruetnn of a bring'.1 nt
j the i oiot hero
toe V hr:
t.-1 1 r i u brid
sl.niiU in tlie ot-lv
liicti ihut r
U;;li the ?;talo
,1, . ,
'eould he cun-lrucied
I OiilO. I I
e repot I SUV s :
That Congress unsiets'nnd iht rontrPx! t'
itielude the brii'ging of the Ohio river, may
J,J' ' he t.ik-rml Irum
thn several reports
inaoo tiv i's committees during me se-stf.ns
:.r.ii - .u itiai' n, i r ,
- - ...
', ' he fur : he r luU that Congress his actually
iCamol surveys a:
jCausr d surveys anil estimates tu be made for
thai special olj-ct.
j .o.. ..na ..- -.
i 'he con'rjcttog party, is fully demonstrated
b; a j lint resolution of the Ohio legislature.
; paj'etd Jjnuary 1'J, 1 a'l!.
Tins reso'ution of the Legis'ature of Ohi-v,
(.'-chrative nf her urirj:rl :r:rf inr, and c!lit'2
upon (,'i;i,iipss for the fuTi.ment of this so
lemn contract, toonther with riniieinus mc-
rials fr..m cittz'-nsof the ( ni'ed S'ait-s
upon the tame subject were received by ton-
ess, and referred to an appropriate stand
ing coinmi ice. Th s committee, on the
11) h J itui.iry, 1 "-o7, nmde a very elaborate
ami favorable repoit npnn the subject, accom
panied by a bill authorising the construction
of a hud su-pensriu bridge at W heeling by
the General Govtrnment. I'.-.'innies and
surveys for such a brtdgi were made, under
the authority nt el by the engineers nf ihe
'.reneral Iroverrnwnt. these surveys lixe'l
the location of the bridge tip m n on-sent
site, and at a h'-iglit somnthm
present elet alien. Coriorrss
; h ss than i's
Ion ing fai'ed,
however, to make the r.ioifi'e nppmptin.
lions for the construction of this w.itk, the
enterprise, tinder authority frin tho Leis
''uiurcs ni v ircnna enu u:no, was uri.-eriu
ken and executed by lha beeling and 15tl
mont Bridge Company.
! Of the great necessity of the bridge as n
I postal route aod of the action recemmcrded
to Congress, the Cornmt'cn th'is speaks in
ihe closing paragrap'.s of the report:
So great at limes have been the tlifTuulty
and d-1 lay in crossing the river, that Congress,
ill order to facilitate ike transit of tho mail,
has been repeatedly invoked to budge the
river at this point.
During the year l3li lha mail was de
tained at dirt'jiei.t times, bv reason of floods
and ice, thiriv-lwo days ; :n 1'liT, seventeen
days; in 1 thirty. eii.la days; in li4D,
eighteen days ; in 1--11, twenty four days.
So great indeed, was the derargi'mont of the
mail in consequence of the uncertainty, the
dillicu'ty, nnti thu delay in rrosstng ihe
.- ver at Wheeling, thai Mr. Kendall, the
then Postmaster Gei.cr&l in bi cosismtioici
lion lo Congress on the 'Jiith March, 1 ? !'l,
recommended a suitable bridge across the
0'iio nvcr at W heeling by the general gov
Indiv iii-ial enterpt se, stimulated bv 'he
necessities ( the country, has accomplished
that w Inch the eet,c.-?l government has failed
to d,s. That -fciuiih'. hrl,'.. ' i ihore .-
and, in view of the postal i.cce.;ttv lor its
coot tnued use. I he committee tc-itl it as the
i,.o,i,-.ti. .1..I.. ,.t' 1'.,,,,,!,.' in .clr.Kt.-l,
i...,i, ,s. . .? .', ,u. ....
o' " i, i hu nnu su -je. lis oil II I ill i,in , u' . I
ih ren 0...1 ..,,,,..,., ': . ..
. - ..v ..o , luiemus 10 u.e ..oo o- v , r
and Congress atone can y
inat l 01 gress sheu d .ei-la'c 11 ts
lhe decree nf the court ; bu! if. in
r i r-
Cise of its cb-ailv di fined constitutional il l
ly "to regulate ceinmerca inn n g thu s-. vt-.
rcl States," and " to establish military r.-a Is
a 'd p st routes," it slo u'.l c ill 11 1 - t .ten -e
other principles 1 f nt!j-js!met:t ttnue in ac
cordance vv ith tho spit, l ,ii;d improvements
of 'be nee than tne Btunj'i ited common l.ivv
ductrini's, und thus give the ccuit the ele.
m-'iits of a more stti-f.-CTy i'i ci-n n than it
had al t!-e lune nf its decree, it will have
necompiisneit an that cao le. , vp- c'i
a ! that the iiieinorialists dc-i:e.
CONNECTION OF THE OCEANS.
The rapid transit from the) Atlantic to the
Pacific, so King considered almost (' io- ( :ij
is within a shoit period ot Ms consiitnni'itii n.
How are the die. 1:11s of Columbus ahotit the
near cut . 1 1 -1 1 .1 . becnmu-;; real., d ' ol
what aviss: tn-w w.-u'd be the sis long s-isigbi
North Western passage Ihe search alter
which has periled so many lives, und carried
desolation to iho boa rt ol one, at leas', oi the
noblest w.unen 111 the woild. But to our
sulj't-t. A con emporary thus exp tiuiu-s
on ihe auticipjie.i cjtnpletioti ol the I'auau.a
" A great achirvcmenl wid thtt d y hear
witnessed', which eh til hear Iho liH'teiii'S'ive
pull' nil the Atl.mliC border, and within out
or iwo bourn, snort at iho lVic.llc wave.
Such a day is near nt lum l. Il will proba
b'y be one ob tho days if the present sum.
, mer a'teady ha itiucli oftiu task been
accuii'pltshrd. lhe HeaJ of the iron horse
now echoes alone
the Isthmus, and his shrill
much stariles the
buds of lhe tropics.
I's ig'ite tied beasts and
lti 1 1 soon leed st
ane ocean ar.d 1 cat a! tht s ther. The tw.
rrnl seas, introduced by steam, a lineal de.
"cendaot of both, will shake their fluid hand,
(ireai will bo Ihe oceanic gratulalion great
! he graiulatton of the world. Such an event
, may well be tho wonder ot a century. A
! great problem, which I. is lung engaged the
speculation of the curious and enterprising,
will bo solved. Spain, England, France.
' Portugal, had long turned wisiful eyes to-
wards this nut row streak of land thai held
tho oceans apart. Projects had heea start,
ed.sttiveys made, explorers sent over lb)
; rou.e, all hiving in view I lie u'timate con
nection by a iransversahie canal or rosd of
' these two seas. It was supposed that the
: ihiiig could be, in time achieved ; but when,
and by whom, were questions involved in
i obioutitv. Home futum might see it, but
; how distant none cou'd tell. It was one of
' ih'i-e giatittc perlo! mances, loo groat for
uov sn -ten nation, and r quiiing the Co oper
ation of Ihe wnsld.
j " How unexpectedly, and by what Strang"
ii;;i iff is the great event accomplished ?
A dilliculty starts up between Mexico ami
the ('tilled Stales a new empire in the land
( I ihe st'tiii'g sun rewards the prowess of
i ur urins, A s'tagg'ing populaiton follows
the pri gress of our title. Soon a few yel
low saous are discovered gleaming along the
margin of tbu streams of tho newly cnn.
qucred country. The news freights our
Meaiii cars, ai.d leaps alei g the wires. Sud
deolv all Yankeeoom is asitr. The rtttes
pi ur lorth their busv cruwds each tow n and
i. life sends nut Its sturdy sons. All prac
tical; e avi ins lo the modern Ojihtr aie
thronged. Tu'-solitudes ot Parian", become
vocal. O.ean steamers crowd the opposite)
(oris. Here is a forty rrislo hoiius in ihe
ci tnti.utiicaiion of steam. A mertcau enter
! rise villi te t tolerate it. It will nut loiter
t n a mu e's buck. Ii lias tin sympathy with
the si. ail. A New Ymk author and a few
N York merchants essay the vast attempt.
Tne money is subscribed the sinews se
cured Engini ers may be seen sighting
along the almost impassable crags levels
arc atlempteu tu ue searcneu out maps are
made n. thp luck, Use barrow and Itist
sl.at.lv indicate the cools rnp'ated Iraik
Iron nuns are scattered along the iiun a h
comotivo with no stealthy loo ed gate, whirls)
a laden train over a ponton of tho rsiule ;
atid a lew arrivals mnrel'rnm Chagtea will
aiiiiounce thul the deed is ''one the grent
1 vt nt ol tho ago nee aiip'-isht. il, and ocean
lit,k"d lo oce-Hti by bars ol sron.
' This work is fraught with tremendous
const q-iei, ces to !e civilizstion, thu popula
tion, i.nd the commerce s f the globe. They
arc advanced by it a hundred y ears. In the
lofg and tedious journey to thu porta of the
P.ictti , months are struck out and Ihousnnds
ol 11. 1 i's nniiil.ilntud. In the great compres
sion ol tune and space, a rnos-tb is rrpie
i" ted! y an lour, and miles by inches.
Tin.1 d 11 ge.-i us doubtirg f ihe Capo of
Slorins is supeise o'ftl. Countless articles of
utt-ilv or itiXury, that cu:d otherwise per
ish, or sustain irreparable ii jury s n the inter-min-ible
vovaye, iu.,y soon, by this shorter
and ij i.ckcr transit, fff-ct safe pass.igo fri ns
F. ean or At 'antic rittes t; the grow int;
Stoles rf tlie furthest West. The circum
ference of the "lobe is drawn intu a smaller
circle. The swarms of China and Japan
Come into nearer neighborhood. The cutting
oil of several the.11s.1iid miles betweon us auJ
th-so unsocial people, may be the menus of
in! 1 otiucing Celestial laborers into a hundred
departments of American enterprise and toil,
may, even, eventually, suhstttu'e Chinese for
Alncan nm-e'es in lha cotton fluids of the
South. Phila. Daily Register.
V siW"'' V riSn.-". J.- . 5
Charlotte Drutx Store.
v aV c a i7i i: ia ij ,
Mii s s ssoislo l ox sV Orr.
rjriis r j. 1 ti a. p. c. ru.DtVELL, buv.
B y nv.' I'or-ned a e-oparlnersliip in tho above bu
s ness s-tlers lor eala toe l,irset und most general
11s-. .riui nt of Ms.-im-i.SK, I'.vivts. Dii.s, I,k.
,t its, l ;:nnMEr.v, t'.vrs..si- MtitidSF.s. 4c. ...
aVcsver uti'.rc.i in this market; ull of which will
! ...I lo.ver lor rash, or un tunc to punctual (leal
cr-. than e-n-r before url'-red I hey hope bv sliorl
lr..tits to o'I'i-r euch isitlin.eri.enls tu Physicians and
i e to, try Merchants as to secure their palronago.
IVrs.-n (totti the Towi and I'linntrir n..i mi
1.0 ain-ntion to carttalsiess 111 ptitvin up
; to. i rl v shall bu wanting.
.n.. r.pt tons nea'lv .11. d carefully pre
i oiuers ii 011, thy country punoluji.y at-
cs, n1, tl, ;,,.5 nnr'sct, f. r arti.
'e' letniiil in the interior, having
led 1 r ii t' Micros, ami tils the
iles, wu now oii'er lo 1'livsiL-i.ins
, tuts. 1 verv article 111 our liiee.
d'en-.l 111 liie hack country.
' is tJisli and evarratiteri jjer.ti.
ditiiu.s i, t. und... tram limit
sot Uie-cuunlrv nu v d..'iiiaii4,
r . i's in car bio
threo well cu-iilu
prospect of heavy
and L-.tltilrv mere
e I"'.' ;t -r IIkiii ever
I'.ir si , r.
:''. I ,.) it s.i,--. :,
lo 1. 11 e. is li e u.it
."il cents. :
,1 i.l do, j cents.
.UN C ourt Water, in n urt
-"- ""r I! I
f I'; rn s
;i; 'v Sr.tisd's. I'l lie's allrt
aiu.'s 1 :i iki ii la ; .-u,
Karma:' Tunic lixlur;
Ja-l ruetiv.d ai.o 'or sa c by
I .X . s. ALD'.Vtl.L.
M iil'lIATI' OF UFIMNF.
Tl Jt tfk tif'i Tl.l S l.r sa'i- l 1.7") ;tr holllo
"5 ,V"'M' W",TE, l-Kxn '"
Vj?,Vty t'i pift at - ;,;) per liuoiln-d.
M.I.ONs bl.Nsbl t OIL, fur
1 l.. t Mi'eiwr article, jeipt rectt.i'ed
n a. r.t.pwn r..
n rct Niis lit.AKfss riiti;
' Fruof ram1,, r-y
is rex fvr.pwi 1 1
free. I'.'J" a