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"Be iriic io 60?, fo jjotir GcrM, to Hour )iifij.M
TH 3d AS J. HOLTON,
EDITOR & 1'uol'illETUtt.
T Kit. MS :
Tlic Nor'lli-C-trnlitta Whiif will be afhirticd to
1. . 'I'.VII Dill I. AILS f.. ,!r
TWO IMilXAltS A.M HKI Y iKNiS it a. jr.
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Itir I', lllllf. l.t'll.T IllUtlV UC MJ0l.JidlU or llll-Jf
not be "d
iJ' l'jyKol l"-' iiul to riilirr.
3j 1' ...tin liters iirtf aulin.riz. d to net u a',t'1'
'i in; Timt.s of on.'i i; ii.vvs.
'I'It i!r.'Ulit It, M fn .it e'li' r ih ),
II. 'W tl'iSi; U'ty 4M-.t W'.'V
Il'.w r.uillv l.i uur I r.. i ii i ii if g-.zc
llurn tunny it).
A 'Irw WVire the ii,"riiing nun,
t..-..t a :.-r jf. m I'ep.rl.
I 1.i;m- b..Mii.n w ,lli-r, ..lie by OI.C,
At.U ...c UMiii lite lirl.
'I'hr vii, en .in t of oil., r ymr.
Their lunr tt miiii tnw ,
Til t )., in'.! ii.iiic in i.ur idrii.
Arc tilciit loiij; tio.
Tt-e t.e.irt til I li. H ur-umi our ow n,
The utl,j:tii of iheir r..
Thrryia tlel loit.ltv, Wurinly fthonr,
Are iKo Willi otli.rdyn.
'I I. plcsiMi.t iliii.j; ni nih.r dy,
Tliry luei llie,., ..'if t.itk,
1'.. Ir -c, '. i. ..iitry z-,
'J'i.eir Uri'l.l itii.t early tract..
7'liry life litis 1,(1,1 of oltiiy fki'i..
Tie J w. l.-ti ll.e o-rnilig l1.t'f,
nA wrk Mlltlit llirir crilliw.li ttyef,
Tne U'mii of vwautied hourj.
T'tr t-'tl with nlt iiiif ttitrnt Iread,
Tli.o ini in y'li Ctnt d n mn,
Like aliaUowy pnril .f the ucud,
.Mouriiief f.r 1,1c aydtn.
T i p' tuth cu d il mif hly tomb.
And ii'ef lite present kiryi,,
Tl"te r-rTlrt tfirma, hut li ! tbeir lioom
IUa tlrii iil.cr diy.
Tn ,.r.lt llnlipt of ntle r d.
They !. r li.-y rilurii,
ll.ii,. ,.'.' m,ih II,.- .ft'.jriii,
Th .1 o'er yuull. brnjht y bu:n.
T"" sit the inArrtttf. fw m o'er.
Si, 1 1 1'ir.i' the l i'.cM pi y
A l.laed trUam. Ilk that ( yotc.
Which lighted ..titer day.
'torn llit fiia CtluHil.nn.
TI1K l.OYiK'S Ml! ATA (JEM
It was one morning in the latter part of
Jimiarv. I!!!, that a lar-f ntimler if our
fool citixrlis of the town of Newca-tle,
l'-laware, Were collected on its landing, or
p,.r, to wilmi's the progress, ami ultiiu ate
Lit, of a small veel down the Hay, scud
ding under Larr poles, ami cndcaiorinj; to
make port. At oua Iiioutent aha rose on
the cre-t of the wave", and the next was
Iwt 'o si-ht in the trough of the sea.
The storm which Lad continued tLrouh
the nijht. and still rae-ed. though mo-t of
its f.ji y ua -pttt, relldMreil iLc ihalli'U lor
the little cralt to gain the harhor, extfitne
I lie -pray dashed quite orcr the rrowd
of spectators, who still held their place.
nlirely al.sorLetl in wstcLiii her, ami
tryiti", with tl,n aid of plasse. to make out
lor name and destination. Newcastle, at
tint time, contained a iiuuiher of agents of
1'hiUdelpLia merchants, interested in pri-
tale nrin.'tl ship, who, unaLle to pursue
tb'ir former trading during the war, had
iiiihsik'd in the riiiher haiardous Lusiiirsa
pri . aloerin. Amon2 (hose, stootl one
who-e name was Christian Wernw a., the
"i of a llulcli nierel ant, formerly of
ril.le!phia, w ho hail left at his death a
i! e-t.vl It-Led mercantile Lusiucsa loins
Lop. ful heir.
CLri.i.u,. t;i. l.i. f.,k..r mmn(u aarlnts.
1 '" .-..".'i - - - - n
p'oddinj character; Lot his capirhv waa
uarrow ami Ins ili-p.i-itiou ijeiiHrti ly .
At list, throuL-li the skill of hi r helms-
man, the little vessel approached the pier,
in I w is h iil.'d w ith loud cheers as she rati
up the American (Ixj.
No sootier was she moored at the wharf
than ahe waa Lcsiej;ed Ly a rrowd of peo-p't.iri-r
lo welcome her hardy crew. She
proved lo Le the schooner It. Q . well known
in ln-r time as a auceessftjl cruiser, and had
tin,! the oys..e a.'r. home from ( uhaven,
Hi th North Sea.
' liri-li in, who owned share in her, liur-
"eil on hoard to see the Captain; Lut
"tartetl back on Li Loldine a passenger at
traie.' way door, with a cloak on, and a
mall trunk in his hand. The face K im
liifdialely recoe;nixed. and at once com
nieiieed a retreat; Lut, on aeroml thouoht,
.he stopped ami awaited the Captain's lei-
. .... ,i
tire, .iieanwliile, llm pisscncer nan rone
' :.. I nil ;irrJ..rairH urJ ui.i. fi. mm. in a. oincer mat .ur. ncn-y nan nuwever, to see me eoi.ipl. l ucccss ot il 1 ' : "r .i,: i .,.:.:,,, ,u, ,,f ,.i,i canton, will cross (irants, .Second, am
hi nit .li..i. of Hi K.i. r-. .P""1 ""' hundred dollar for bs pas. in the prolound slumber of SelLy. Search- L(, u, iIljuctMV,,t a.r.,ii 0 ,rlrar oll tlilt Witl.row'a erects, thence near-to, or a little j
Aiivc.,.-.... i.U d t U. ,.. r ""t-'V '-' careliiHy the pockets of his rival, he slll,j(;ct t.M,,,iu a," Inaiu f,atur,s of Kou.h of Statesville an-1 'J hird creek, and
,(liili..e. or I.... lln. .ltd tjr) i..r inc- 1. el uiiiin to t he tow n. he foiiml Lis ay lomidit letter of .-o.ne len-.-th from the tie systenrare ahout tote so t.oarlv adnrt thene.. l,y )ilord s funl . and aloiiL' or very
t. ,i,i,... aiiUi.-. c.i.l...r.Ml,e,,,,i,m. into the presence of .Mr. ,ll.y,j,i-t as that merchant at llainhurto Mr. Morrison, . '.m. s '..,. LlltP l.':.' , KU,l', tiear the main Catawha l'.iver toMor-aii-
, , ,ur,,.iv.ni:ei..; i.t. ..uM.er.H .!.!.. ; '(! "d l.-man had en-a-ed a wat in the mail Matin- thatthe conimi.sioi.er.s of the United ...i". 1 l ,i I i . fo"10 -ubl. , ,
I. Ini'liir : mill I. (iieueiioii ol 331 ih r r , ,., ., , , . . ... ... . . . ., ...... . tuted I. V the I.c ,'lslat Ultf. as tlie laulU line. 1 iiiisniit .mii) n.s i unit .-,
. .,11 U. i.m.' lio, m'ul.r .r.c.. l..r f0"1" to i iiiiaiieiptiia. l.l.u-tian as we .-i.ues ami tno-e ot l-.n-WmU were tt.ln at illMua(j' r , ..,;.,. UuL :) ' p.ses near to, or say, fi milej south
il i-rii-r .... .... - - - , . . ; . i J' - ' , - . j - J liere
over the vessel's side add proceeded to the y i,. .topped ; Lut his eye was attracted
hotel, or stage office, a short distance off. ,y tu. j,liro t'rom nn apothecary's shop.
"ItiaCenrpe SlLy, sure enough," ut- Ah," he thought, " I have a key here."
t-rrd Christian to himsblf. " What ceuld He saw the ruin of his hopes if Selby sue
he Lrousht him home at this time, and ceeded ; he should lo-e Mary, lie should
in this vessel? Perhaps he has conic on lose her father's wealth. Could lie not oL-
otuc speculation which will make his for- tain the i is in this simp to eave them ?
tune, and if so, then farewell to my kope True, the scheme wa, perhaps, dingerous ;
' Mary Morrison. Hut I will find out,", Lut then the risk was not great compared
31 then be rati in Lasts U overtake Liin. with that of losing lady and her wealth '.
Mr. Sclhy, a young man of five n n
twenty, turned at the approach of Cluis.
tiini, nii'l eyed him more severely than
olhrrwi-o, returning his low bow Ly only a
slight, Inrtnal i ml. K-iul ! though he
wii-, In- h;is slil! I,, lit on .1 clo-er iicri'iaiu-
tunc'; hut he did not wili to lose eight of
,ie ..piuin. rjo, retracing Ins tip-, he
. .. ... . .. .... .
1. - ..I I .. 1. . . . 1 t . f . . . - . I
iie mw cienrijr me piunoi seii-iiiveresi, aim
alw v tolloel It He WHS
ws , not destitute I
had heen heard '
of fpeeuUtivf viers, and
. - i i - u - .i i
to rn ii ii Inn, -ill on mnerinr emi iiin.r. Ilnmi' i
this Loa-I, omoiijr those who knew 1. in,,
(.'aim d no credit.
Mr. Sell.y." said he, " I hardly expect
ne ran Le friends; hut that is no r a-on
we ishould he enemies. We may Le rivals
Iiouoral'lj; rivals. If wealth is on my
side, you Lave o'nr advantages ; Lut eoine,
let u dine I ' i.' 1 1 n r I alii anximls to hear
the news Iimhi iil.roail, and jirhaps," he
ii . . i i
aon. ii. un i an i.i e irM :il a si i e. "inv
limitc new s may he acccptul .e Ii, o l.''
"' ,",-l,,T wrs ff-'i'k and np. ii, and to
say tli truth, ."seliiy as anxious to hear
what (,'ln i-llali could tell, tnouli rather
throui'h another eh mm 1. lie, liowevi r, d. -elined
the i ii v i t .i t i "ii , as the eo n 1, would
Mart in h.i't a:i Lour, 'il..' r i ' fi' in )
Clili ta.l l..t li ..r.; il.'i-.- to !. . p hi
ri v iu . o j a i , v ll'' -; 1 1 n-!, I in - pe ra
tion. Ii'lcn-i- 1'i.iei'l K jiiiii 'l lion to
liiid out tin- oihi.rs s'liit, Ly w I, ,t-.,ei r
lue.ins allaiiialde. l.oveof M ,ry Morii-oii.
tr iLe de-ire for her wealth, prompted Liu.
to the overt!, row of a ritsl Ltloved L the
lady lhoo:'h ii"t rounti n n, ci d Ly her
lilli.r. .'"iioiilil, however, lie.irf Selly
li.'olni' rich, !. l r l.ithvr'a oi'jel'tlulis Would
V J ni I,
" It is very foi Innate I Imppeiied to Le
here," muttered Christian to hiin-elf, as he
paced the hotel parlor, alter hat in- en-a.'-ed
a neat in the -atne coach with Helhv, his
own Lu-iin-s in .era-t'.t Lein- st tiled.
It not Ion.: till the staehuru
ed, and ii, ten minute neoe 1.1:1.10 Si l'oy
and Chii-liaii Weiuwaj; wife Lomu rapidly
.n... c,. ... l : i .:i ... ..
ni'.r. i.i..i -e . i l , y
l.i.n... i:i,,i.': v
and here we may as well ae(iiiiit the reader
with his Li-tory. He had Leen the confi
dential clerk of Mr. Morrison, a wealthy
merchant v( Scutch t-xiraetiun, Lut lou'
resident in the riiy of l'ci,ti, and im'tLied
for mo-t of Lis wealth to the wars of L.u
rote. SeiLv Lad caiiied Lis e-t.'ein vtns
admitted to l,ia pi mite circle, mid had won
lha affections of the merchant's on') tlauj;h
Ur, though aim mi rlo-ely Lesieycd Ly the
attention! of Mr. Chri-liau Wrrriwag. To
Sell, v. thr latter was no slr''t,t' r, as they
had often met on Lu-iiiess, iu the countii,.'
hou-e. Chii-tian's traitioii s'.-t. in of nc
coutit, ami l.i- unw : iir- ri tss to pay charges
aiiowetl Ly cm. nuclei ji u-a;o -. rendered
Ion, ail Uliplca-.tl.; mat, til i! j lill-i'le-s with.
i.siiLr, eiij.en 1 i. d Ly the-c Lit -kei i,, -,
C I. II ' ' I to
cons,, to Liitrt d, win ii tin y Le-
can.r rit al-.
f .1 in .Mr M.
SlollS, when II
in,- in inn:.,.
CLri li.iti look
tr i i -in, ot his
!, I Vj.' il. ! ''I
.1 i.t r. .i .iM .a- nt lot i? nud
ti'ielity I .twit n !':. I phi-, and in Sell'V s
Lii:,' st .l, as a--,-tai.t, tu in old c oi.iucr
ri.il fli.iid iu 1 1 iliilur,', to whom he was
hi'.ilv rt i t. in u. ended I v Mr. Morri-r.ii, w ho
took otca-ioli to ssy to Sell.y he mii'lil al
ways count on Lis Itieiid-lnp ; that pt-r-oti-rtllv,
lit- l:.nl no t,Lieii.Mis to ti 1 ni a- a -on-in
law; Lut witl.-i.it s'j!i,'.' i rn -p.ni.lin.' d-Valita.'i-
of I.e. till', .111 alliance, with his
family as impo--i.',e.
The fair ladv Vuwetl rnti-taliry to Sill y,
o Chri-tian eained nnthiii Ly the removal
(( jj ,-ival :
as her l.-illiir thuu.'h ::i.xi us
, diM'ourai.'e an intimacy Le
advantageous, wa- not. i,ot e
I) eoiiliol hi tlaUL'hter's a fl't tioii". 'I rue,
('Lri-tian crew daily more a fivoiite with
him, ina-noii li a- I i. itne.i l. o, a
w ealt h y, tpiit t, praetieal ytninj iin-rohiiil,
though d. lieiriit, perhaps, in personal graces
and brightness ot u.teluct.
Affairs p niaiiied in this
,,r when SelLv ;
j,.(lt, ,, air. tied, on the dec
wny for three
of the llo'er
(j at Newca-tle.
,R. . j.o.l on, Cl.ti-tiati used
rrrr a, tifi ,.f 0 extract the , t tt t ol (it nre
fJ,-lLy'H journey, Lut in vain. To entice
, ; all fro, reserve, Christian spoke of
ary Morti-.-n. det rihrtl her l .tlu r'
country seat at Hamilton ill:ii:e, the late
, :( ti,( m w h eh M rv w is the Lc'.le,
yc . ))( ,( n,' Li, L S.-ll.y li-!"i,ei with iu-
. rt -t, t' r 'i ttiii- in H e plea-nre
y tlv r- it .1, iii Us-Iil.o o." ll.e
roll, r u ,r.
i. i. .1... ;.,rt ...f f..r.
ii n,t uml. . t.iv ...Mi,....". ......
rj.e i',inresion that he accepted Chris -
ilun a wronosa to tske supper. a,l rest
il,..,.,...U. s for the nieht. at Chester. ( -ome
tillecn or twenty miles In, m the city ) I he
io it li tiny were in went no farther; lut
the mail would Le taken Ly another, iu the
course of the eCYhim;.
At Che-ter. then, they slopped, and while
....,.. rr.n tritt.r Christian, t W hose
-II - . ' . r . .
recaril to the unex pecteil cir-
. . . '. .
ruiii-tances arouml linn, resu
ted in a lie -
termination to satisfy himself llm
l,i.ht,l took a walk Ly hiinsrll iu tin
" -lw, hinnlred dollars lor his pa
,e xclainn-tl to himself, " ami in curves
Hid ! Whv ditl tiot some ot tin
cruisers fall in with her ? The old sea do,
Captain ii , would certainly have foue-hi,
ami then we might have got rid of this ser
pent, who comes to cause my misery. I
u-,.,.,l..r does Le know he is pay in.' mr a
rt of Lis tia'MiL'e money
into fho shop lie went ami purchase! a
ial of laudanum.
1 1 was, of course, then, no surprise to
Chii - lian to observe SelLy, after nipper,
(which was fulloueil l.y a Lottie of wine,)
prow drowsy, and fall fast asleep. Chris-
tiati ns-istci the IiiihIIoiiI in carrying up
stairs, the victim ot Ins y Uliany, remaining'
. ' .V
I .. . . . . . ... t I
jn-aee, aim peinujis uy ihul uuie one nau
Leen agreed upon,
. It proeeeileil to
to proht l,y
in'- jr ij.inji.il ii v iiiuh i'r ii l' ! I lieu ises
,. . , ; ,
iil tin n haiiitue t icreiii -iieiilieil, even to
, ,. , . , .
I In: ex 'cut ol tus capital, m oriu r to nn i t
. . 1 , ' -
11. i- luavv tleniiiiiil uti ne Ainei lean hiaiKet,
. ., ';
winch I he cxiieclid treaty would create
. I .. :. .r i .. . i i . . ,
the piolit.- to Le ,-hared Lelwven him and
. . .
Mr. SelLy, Lo Lad eagerly undertaktti to
Le the Leaicr of the lievv.-, cvtu at the li.-k
. ,,.,,,, us e icpiaeeu
t ..- Utter, Miry ,.,r,i- ,n is tl,e cau-e ol
tin- umlertakii.-. as !' fau-e ;
"t my l.ein- cna-eil iii tins dirty work ;
Lut i it not all fair ' I was Lcr suitor be
fore SdLy ever dared to address her, and
he would e:it me out Lut it sail ri-ht, now."
It is haid Ly the "Ureal liird," that
Vaulting iiinl.it lull oft oil Lap" it elf; and
in tbi- ex iiep'e, l,i. i- sii-taine'! ; ti.r Seii y.
in ari,i'in in the propo-al ot' Cl.ii ti in to
.slay ovi r l.'iL'I't, t Iimi i.t pinja r to pl-.oe in
the Land- ol the driver of i Le next roach,
i dnplici.le ropy of the L tier wLit h Chris
tian read, to l e handed to Mr. M oi i i.-on on
the aniialof the coach that niht 'J he
loan was to leave word that Si ll
arrive next day. Two Spani-h
with tl,.- piomi-e of mom Lr the
delivery ol the lell.T, Lad scaled
ami secuicil ta.s coituiJeuce.
The m xt mori,in;r found SelLj very un
well, and a physician was railed, who saw
at once the iKtisr of his illness. Adininis
teiin a mu-tard cnn lie, and dvi-in Lis
.1 t.l ...
rise from I. is Led as soon as it
late, the doctor took Lis leave.
wev. r, who now clearly ujn etc, I
ti.e viiiaiiiy of his rival, result ed to keep
I.,- Led for sij( li a length ot tin t- as wimld
.i.M, 1'ii.n.ji-, , w H',ic .,.-lili?. J IIU
1 river who carried Lis letter, would return
at noon, and SelLy rcpiested CLri-tian to
remain with him until the rvt nit,, w lien lie
slioiihl, no ilouLt, Le aide to pioceed with
Llm to tLc r iry. To this, the latter cou
si iiit il at once ; Lut, as time woultl tLcrel y
L.I... I.. ..w t. a spt tin iiieseti(;cr,
w Lo would r.-ach Philadelphia l y two or
three o'clock in the afternoon, instruction
to his chief clerk, similar to those in Sel
Ly 's letter. His ordt rs were peremptory,
and 1( ft the clerk no tiuje to hcslt-.te.
On the returli of the cvicli .ltr.,r from
I'Lila'.-'plii a, lie iiiformed Silly of lie
pt.i.et ial tliiivt ry of Lis L ti.-r to Mr. Mor-n-i.ii,
w ii Lin three Lours of its .i,put:ire
ft diii ( 'ln-t'T. Two i.iore Spani-h dollars
fc.iiiciiiiicd th.? Lu-iiies, ami S. il v made
pr. p , rations lo proceed Ly the C'.a. h in tire
evening. No n-pii ion hav in ,-iiteie l the
lliil.il of Chll-ti ill that all was ln.l tio,t,he
w ,s reatly at the proper lime, and Ly seven
o'.Iotk, 1'. M , the coach, with !, ,lli geullu
mt ii. wa- on its w a v
Mr. M.,rri-oii, on receipt of Li old
friend's Liter, was very much suipiised.
lie retired to his chauiher lo cli-iiler the
first course to Le piir-ue.l in the iiioriiini',
and made memoranda of all he -houlil pur-ci.a-e.
No eue cl-e wa- the wier of the
cot, t tits i.f tli.it Liter, until Le was no
I niL'i r t j ie atli cted Ly it ; at least so he
The next morning Mr. Morrison made his
purchases, ami Ly twelve o'clock, noon,
they were all, as a measure of safetv, stored
under Cu-loni-Mouse lock. It was then
that the tncrtdi a i.t made ktiO'.tn so much of
that letter as related to the t Xpected treaty
of "jr.., and inmi. li 1 1 . ' v a'l the nn r
cli i , . 1 1 . . fir t X oi t rose a h uml ml per it tit.
The litter of Christian to his clerk, was
received ahoiit six o clock that cvenim.',
and, ns no ehoi.'C remained Lctwc. n tli-o-Letliem
e and a compliatire with his em-
plover's in-ti m tiotis, ih,. eli tk acted f.i
rk acini fall
up t" 1 1, em
tv of t'oo.L
in receipting Lt sm li a ,tiat tt-
as, at the ailvanceil Iirices in
yoKtd tieaily the whole of his
The old State-House clock strnrlc ten,
when the two ri . as alighted from the ro tch
Stll.y proeeediiiir to tlie hon-e of Mr.
Morrison, and Chii-tian to that of hi- e'ei k.
w ho, aft, r informing him of the vei ei.t of
Lis L I r . r, and Lis puicha-. s on it. I.,i'h.
was desirous to know th" grounds he "cted
on. " My eroumls," said he, " are tln -e :
peace is alreatly aereeii upotj of l.hetit.
I " (ootl hravetis! sir." exclaimed the
cleric, tills IS a
Lad Lu-it,es; Mr. Morri-
son received that
nens yesterday luorniiiej.
and l ou .'lit, on the strength of it, a hun
dred thousand dillars worth Ltfore he
mailt' it. known. I tires went up a liumlretl
per cent, the moment the news Lccame
Chri-tian was stupefied ; his knees shook
I 1,1.1 'I .. ....... , U'y I l
, ' " "' -"-
I - I 1 .. 1 ... . . . 1. ..1 ...... 'I'l. .. .1 ....
' rf " ,r, 1 aiiiiw-t, i' it ,i i. , nt'fc. int. .ii-.i-n-t
preyed upon Ins spirits to "iieli a ileuree
that he fell sick, ami soon after left the city,
without even taking' leave of Mr. Morri-on
or Lis daughter, ueither of whom he dared
I, u ;,. ),. nriniT ml...n il.Althe un-couiitrv and Icnuessee tr.nl. won!,!
iifii ml news of peace arrived; and, as the
joy-hells pealed long ami loud, Mr. Morri-
son's brig Cilohe was taking in Lcr ladintr
for IlaiiiLttrg. (ieorge SelLy was to go su
percargo, hut when the period of departure
arrived, he could not tear himself away
from Mary Morrison. He explained the
state of his affection to her father, wboas
surcd him, if she were willimr, he tni.jht
have Mary for a partner for life, and Mr.
Morrison for a partner in business. Ms
Morrison hecame Mrs. Selky ; whilst the
fate of Chri-tian Wrrnwa; was spoken of
as a signal warning to all, that " Jljtctty
ii t'ic lit jiulii-j."
F um il.e Kaliiik Iirgi-trr.
WFSTLT.N NOliTII CAllULINA RAIL
-V-. i:,l,lr . I 'pot suppose, after
giving my views in regard to the North
Carolina system of liailroada, and touching
the survey for the ' W.estern Extension"
arc LTowiii.r .mdication.i. however.
several r.uarters. i.ni! eactlv eonsi-t....,!.
with the Lest interest- 'f.the Stale, which
lulllte it prop, ri.at (i ?houidVall attciiiiun
,i ... , . ... v. .
to the sul ji ct ot the H e-tei n North (,.iro-
. ,. . . . . .
iianioad, and di.-eus iiujI? nniiiit. lv
, , i , , i . , . . .. , ;
tie' -'ate ami local Hi t e I e.-ls cull lie,' ted Vtllli
' ,, ,.i , ,i i c. . .
it, and some oilier loads iu our State and
ioiiin . an, i i.
The Asheville New, Ly way of compn-
rison, savs of South Carolina: "Are
In ill i vr hn nil ami .i t iui' i ill vuliitii.
ItHll.ril tji til lit" Moll 'Ini US fix VT til
, , J,eilJ,t ,,
,fH lU if y sfl. (W ((;;;(
,m. lllllllJIIS uiil outh Cnrnlu.n :
.Ac J4 oW riif limit r . pays in II ami hi t
i ilizrus tirr liiult-ilil'i'iiil lliti tli"Ctil,
'1 his manifesto from the " Jllur Minn
Inii s,' i. met Ly an i.i.ii-iial and ili.-courni;-injf
voice from the " Mm' (i' 'tui." Vi s,
from tin' Lr''l t. -t f ion- of Nvi tl, Carolina
enterpiie, and L one who f.y rally i it-s
L'ood sen-e on the nil. ect of l.ailioad
' He speaks of the CLar'ottc ntirl liutlierlord
I'oad as tl,e true West, ru Kxlensttin to tLe
i valleys of the Mi-.-is-ippi ami ULio, and
!ays that Ashevilie is 44 miles nearer to
lieaufort via Charlotte and W'il ii.iiitoit
tli in Ly Sali-Lury and ("oldsLoro', arouud
" llmt liCHiittlul in n i.i-t,t ti(ltlins."
lie does not helicvethe extension from
! SalisLury, will Lc Lnilt; at all events, not
I farther than to M)i)iantoti. (Although
S.li.t.nrv taill I r..r in W i 1 ...i .. . rl At. vi'i
i Charlotte than l.v the " cii'eiltii.l.i'iid ilms ' -1
lie iLinks also that -he Charlotte Western V' made for her.
I'.xteiision lias the advantai'e, Loth iu route The linea-im s th.; up country people,
ami resources, ami says; "It is evident ari-itio from the apparent col.lne-s t. wards
that two lioad iuiaiiiij parallel into the this prent work in Kuwait and Iredell, is
Western count ies, (an riot well he Luilt at quite; natural, as the fir-t section mii-t lo
this time, ami if Luilt , they must cut each Luilt mainly Ly tho-c .'ounties. This cold
other's throats." ni'ss may Le aeeounted for, however, Ly in-
! "A CatawLiun" discourses at lentli in vestments in other roods, the tightness of
the W'atchinan, on the resources of his the money market, ami a sort of luliitu' se-
county, and would almot induce us to Le- entity in Lrimr Ji ml minis. It is hoped,
lieve there is room enough and wealth however, that .the imi. Ml, nt L a-t. w ill Le
em ' h in Catawha, for Loth lloads. lie siihscrihed, Lefor.' or on the lth of July, :,t
thinks that nature has uttered her voice in Statesville. Should this esscnti-il t L iueiit
favor of Newton, ami the Laurels of South of practieahilit y Le waniiti at t'm time.
Mountain, and against Sali-Lury, States, it will then Le time enough to talk a! o it
ville, Tav lorsi ille, Lenoir, ami the Yadkin ev.nl in. State-ville and t he expense ot cross.
valley ; although New tan is within 1 miles
of l.iiicoliiton on the Ciarlotte Kxtt n-ion 1!
lie llnliks tin- co , in.' 'I".' re lice tii.o. it Slates,
vilie, vt rv tli-.-o if i -i to t.'atawLa a,d
Ihii Kc, that
lit.." aul i-
lie t ..J. a little " h i rt.e in
rat. ."i ;n eueuiiihr ii,ce' unv
way. lixeil Ly iiil.i.- ed tue-uLers
l.i-:siature. Nov. l y ail this, I s
he in, rely intends lo irt .ipa soil ot ne-
rnis rivalry Let w ecu the Scotch Iri.-i, and
the I'uli I, : tor that fne country .North of
Statesv ille, would really scctn to ju-tify a
siy.,11 dit erect. ce as veil as any other .sec
tion on. the route.
Jeaiu : I hear a rretitle murmur through
tne extensive anil rertiievallcys ot'U atauga,
Wilkes ami Caldwell, that I 'ave too ready
a support to the route surveyed Ly Major
(Jwynii, that the " Watauga," or at ha-t a
l.i-hi r route to Swamiauoa, wn '':" tLat
t xtt u-ive region, and that, as Iha lvt-t. d
more than was coiiven cut in Wataun land-,
in the Lope of aiding in the huildiii' of
ihat Koad, I ouht still to ha ve ad vacated
Now a word of comfort to each :
The A-hevi!!e News may he a'-u-ol that
he has done iiiju-tien to tLc intelligent and
-itt.-r j. i-iiilt citiei,s of liiincoiiil.i-; and
that e have iti.iu.'li of State ptil.1 u- t "
rally vis, and W'' ciioul.Ii, t,..r the ( id
North State, tloil Lless Lcr 1 to do more
for her than any other State can do ! That
h,T churns arc sufficiently " hih-miiiiled,"
" honoruLle,'' and " iiifellijjciif," to put iu
suece-sful operation the two real arteries
of our sv-teiit, strrtchin-' from the sea
id, via S.ilishurv and ' Cliurlottc, t ) a
junction in the county of Cahi w. ll. Burke
or , Ji mill, (or ., reliance nt Ashevilie)
i And when we eeiue-to unlock the moun
tains of 1 a. 'onile, we wlil scarcely ask
South Caro,; '. to Le'p u! Asa matter
of curtesy, however, v, . may vtrv well let
her join ii-in M. I ),, .i . count v to take a
hind with ii- in the lilue liide;.', (as hen to
ll. re -u'e-tid.) lor we have no o' jt ttioii to
a social tide will, our si-ler at the proper
tin e and place !
The voice from " the I5!ue Ocein " lias
simply dune injustice to its taL.'i.tcd author,
in tlie lon prey ah tit Lliiulnc.-.s to the ex
tent and value of the Western counties,
and the valleys of the lilue: mountains,
which, if he could see more of them, would
tu-pirc him wn!i the pot tie elotjuenre ot J-ir
I I ajjrec with ' A CatawLiau " fully as to
'the Leauty ami value of his county ; yet, it
...1 I .1 .1 .
, "my "" " uicivaie ouitis
' t r . . I . . . I . . .i
. ciar.inne; etiuai iiiiruriaure . .-iiti rattier
than have the Western North Carolina1
liailroad cut at tie throat, the town ol !
Newton will acrrpt, I am sure, a plan for a I
witler margin Lrtweeti them than 11 miles :
lor even without this lalal re.ult, much of;
cross the North Carolina or SalisLury Kx -
! tension ami go to more Southern markets,
' ami, Ly the well known tendency of our
trade i ow ne. an! a'el southward, u hieh lie
so well described this intermed iato niargtn' walk or money to pay for conveyance, will
chiefly belong to the lower or I'harlotte ex-j step there long. T he earth, they' report, i
tensiou. Again, woubl the junction of these actually parched an I baked to the solidity 1
roads at the town of Newton, as would in-1 of brick by the long drought, so tint it
evitahly be the result, give to other counties cannot Le ploughed, and i:o vegetation ap j
enual o. adeouate kd vantages ' And w-ben pears for cattle ; there i no wood for build '
grown into a city, as it would be Ly the,
junction, so low
lown III so fine a country J
within 4.1 er AH imles of Charlotte and
Salisbury, how wou'T it effect the inte-ests
of iLcse tsjwLs! Would cot juoctiou
further up be Letter for all setfivus, ati'l
for e a, h , oud ?
" A Cutuwbiaii " is also mistaken in the
v""r J '""". m well us in the direction
of tllu t0"t0- My own recoiuiuissiiiiee, the
"fvcys Ly Maj. l.wjmi and Prof. Mitchell,
aH tltt best mnp, all go to show
in ai 1 lie u 1 reel line iroiu jsali.-tuiry to .Mor-
' m.,.- .win,
Newton anl 1 ' miles .-soutli ot J.enoir.
A proxirn.-ite line may Le lo-.ated Lct.vcen
"-"l. (r Lookout- Shoal-.) ami
,l orL'atitoti, Wltlmut tiiiitenal inerea-e ot
distance iilon- I 'inc l!idL-e in Cat.ittL.-i 1
eoiiuty, and Mai Ket llide in Caldm 11, illi-
in ti miles of the villa-'es of Newton and '
l.eiioir. Tl:ce ritk'es are Loth (ipiaito
the " I'mhe " or " Mountahi liide," and
throughout their v hole course, in view of
some of the fine-t liiountain scenery,
ahnuiidiii' in h.iiid-oinc sunniier r.-idenei ,
aii'l pas-ill' through Cot iw lm county, 1 e
ttteeii the valley of nr. in Catnuha on the
North (so cliiiietit!V ileseiil ed.) ami the
town of Newton on the Smth then i r ---
y ini; t lie fiver and alon Mark.-t l.ide in
Caldwell county. North of the river, and a
little near.-r to the upper Yadkin and W.i
tau.'a vail ic-, to a ri Os.-i nr near Moi'.h.iom.
" A Catawl ian " would Le more reason
ahle to a!. line n" "i rou promise, cni
Lracii,c' all the coin, ties within proper
riiii''f. I'or, although rros.-ii,'' the river
tarce turn s, it will scarcely cro-s a creek
or Lrancli of any eoi:seiuenc e Letwern
Vithrow'a creek ami Moranton. lie
would do Letter, however, to eon-ider
win tLer a line still higher, thronjh.Taylors-
villi? and Lenoir, (l.eiriL' ln,i a few miles
further.) would no', h r the reasons already
pien, he more ju-t to the vp-nm,,!, and
tlie Mate ; tor I have rea-on to hope that.
" the interests of tin
w ill Le eorisiilt
an fMpial chatien
lie will fuili',1 the
IIHU .1 " t ,llt:l Willi has
wilh 0,1"!r SeCtiols, that s
ire: Third creek arid Sa'i-l ury Lv a parallel
road Lelow uml all an-nmd the creeks.
It i premature, and, perl,a.--, nnj i-t to
entertain any tloul t- of oor n.'i.'l.i.ors Le
fore tlicy are tiied.nni al-o tii.iiei'es-arv,
as the fait h of the Slato is te, il--t d to the
Western eoimt'i s iu the compromises of the
List session, and when the neees-ity arrives.
?IC w;n sustain us in any course that may
Le essential to ; success.
The crantin of this charter b the (ir-t
act of the State thatlias tver looked like
d o i 1 1 justice to the W-st, and she has now
madt: for us a mi nilicnt provision, where
with to wo?k out, not only our own di-eti-tliralmcpt,
hut the welfare and chief jrlorv
of our Stale, Ly si curing for her the mo-t
eav and speedy coiincetiou with l!,': L'iut
Then w ho, I
tlii. havtno ;m
i-K, ii tt -lor s i.-h .1 tru-t as
interest in the Ko-id or a
ot its affair-, could
find the purpose iu his- heart to warp it for
selfish or sectional aim or check our on
ward march to sun-set shores. A work for
each and lor all 1 Who that has lands or
pur-o that will not coiitrihute of his aloin
dance? ISenare that your own children
have no cau-e, herealt. r, to rebuke you I
W ho that ii .s I .t;ii!ti-, with a wile :.r: 1
children to suppnl :. Ill Mtiloes i,,,t f , t 1
his l o-oiii swell with tlie con-eio,s l.apt'V
thought, that he has in Lis ri.'ht arm one or
two shares nt lea-t which he can easilv work
out on the lioad, mid Lv the increase of
waues, sni'poi t Lis family in the mean tin,. ''
He n then cunt i line Lis work on t in' 1! ,'
Lis farm, or at his trade, and with the ad
vanced price of lah or and the sale of his
stock, (ii Lc choose to rl!,) he may furui-h
liiin-elf and family wit'i com! 'it- to which
they were stranger- Lelore. Arc tin re any,
(except lltitlcr peculiar rirciiui-tanct -. i w 1.
will claim auht tor ri-.lit of way to this
life giving art-ry '.' llcrture of the silent
linger of .-c..ru 1
I In conclusion, while wc wlsli mo-t hearty
1 success t., the t'ii.irlotto exit ti-U.ii. we ran
! say to our Side (.'', and the rin :
Fear not for us. Should there Le any la 1 -Itering
now, or on the 4th of July, at States
' ville, our lilue Mountains would cat u
deeper shade upon u-; and. in very anguish,
we should cry out " Once more to the
l.reacli, urar menus once more .
W.M. A 1.MNC1K.
l'urt J)'Jiuirrl .piit L''i,
IVhik Sipk. The
Herald gives the fjilovviii
of intelligence :
i " Five of our Kan
as rniijratits art ive I
with soiry- ace . lint
tilt' condition ol the
home on U eiliirsuay
ot the country ami
hat thev 'say, tin rt is n
1 danger that Kansas wul become a free ..t
slave State till the rest of the world is over
pent, led, tor iioho'ly that has strength t,
ins', and no water but iu the rivers to L.
hau. 1 nese emiet ant ore rcli itlo men.
but other equally reliable, eivo directly
contrary statements, aud say that it is the
trs:l-ea -" luu wor--'' '
Al'.l'.lVAI. Ol-' Till: STKAMIIR ASIA
l-1 v hays i.Atr.it ii;om fitmu'i:.
Halifax, April 7, 1 "-". The steamer
Asia arrived here (hi ev itiu.' at lit o'clock,
with Livcipool (I ites of Apiil one Week
later than la.-t advic. s.
The A.-ia passed the steamer llaltie ol
the '-.'tltli, in th" evciiin', oft" Tuskar.
The Asia nailed f rum llaiilax at 11'.
The steamer 1 1 arm n mi s-iihil from South
aiejitoii for New Yolk on the "J."itli ult.
T,l Kf.l'i ii .1., A .i il - 7, l ",. l'lon, Urow n
.t Shipley's Ciicul:,r : l'ott..ri. 'J L" sales
ol' the week foot of 1 1 i-s!,IHi() Lairs; iiielui! i nj:
HI ,' tl I hales to speculators and Id,". II Laic's
I'or rxpoit. Tin: market ha- Leen veiy lie
tite, a lid pi iees have sli.'l.t 1 v nil t a i.n .1 , sa y
l-l'i-a 'd ; fair and nii.iiliii,.' ijualit :e h a .
ill.pl'.iM d i, .,-t ; I'r'eatis fair ' d, n.iilil li iil
i.j-lliil; I'plalid f.,ir .").!, n.i.i .1 liii vr oU-lti.
l;i:t:.,.-Tt t is . P.i own ami Shipley i'.te
1 read. -tu II- a - Lav iie.' c-oii-ideral.lv ad i :n d.
with a larL'e ' pefiil ri tivtf diinanil and the
market lii"Vin,t, W'Leiit Las ad v v. need (id
a "d. I'ionr ha- nd v ai l Is (id a ni.ii
emu has advPiired The ( imla t ion- are
follows; Western ('una I flour ."'-s a i-t-
(id ; ( Lio :t- a ;
It s ; mixed col u 1 ; s
47s, the mark, t clo-it
From Kit -hardsou.
Lie : I'rovi-ions. '1 1 ,
ai ; v
tiiark' t i-
unchanged except Laeoti, wLirii h is a.lvalic
rd Is. with an activ u speculative ili uiai.d.
Lard has advanced Us, with sales (luting
the we, 1; at I'i'-. a .Vs.
I'rouuee. Sugar lia ntlvaneed '-'s. (id ,
with a linn mar Let. Coil: e is steady and
prices unchanged, I, aid has advanced to
oJ)s. Iron i- steady and unchanged.
Freights. The lutes are steady and un
ci, an g-d.
Stocks and Money. American .-locks
are steady ntid pi ic- unchanged.
liaiing Jirotht is A: (V (pete : The niou.
ev mark' t is easier, dti-tals Lave ilecliio'd,
ami close 1 at a Kagh s -'J-. V.' '" d
I'. illion has inf-rea-eil in tlie Lank jLo'-'.('"(L
American stocks arc steady ami prices tin
changed. I'. S Cd'.'s oi l "'(' (honds,! 1 (Mi
a Ill's, nominal ; Maryland l.on.ls ill a !'il ;
Ohio !M ; I'. inis'vK atiia 5 s 7-1 a NI ; ,!o
l oml- -'-' a " I ; Virginia Lou, Is -it-', a ;
l'eiin-ylvaiii a Central liailroad tir.-t- "-'J a
!l 1 ; sooonds S I ; lit ie seconds, U,i u .jo . ,,,
third a o.
From Ih tiiiistoiiti fo'.s. Circular. Cot
ton. There has hi'i-ii an active specula! ivc
di tintid during th" week, c-peeiilly dining
the la-t two days. M i, Idling ami Fair ',:iil
ii;.' have impioved nmst, .jy 11 a ;!.;
Moi il" I'o i r " ! . V .! il.l.g . Sales tO-
1 y (I'i id ay
e-, the mar 'fi t elos
,ort fit' ,1,(1(1(1 baits,
including .ii),nin Luiies o: American.
Tiik Latest Salitnl: y. 'l l.e market
f ,r cotton is .-trctly unchanged, with sales
since the close of the market yesterday of
1-.'. IKKI Lal. s.
From Kichard-on. Spenee A Co's. Cii'eu
lar: Krea. 1 .-lull's. I "rices Lad eon-ider., I, ly
advanced. The ivonther has Leeli unl'avor
nlde lor the crops, ;tml corn has material
lv advanced, say lis., market Luoyatit ; w hite
corn 4'is. (id. a 4(. In Hour there Las
Leen an active spi-euLitive iLinmd and
healthv Lusiness, tlio market cio-ing active
at iin advatiee of 'gs. Western t'.uial Hour,
new, a in-., an. 1 eld Us. a d'-'s. lid.;
I'hilad.Iphia and I i.iltiniore 4'-'-. a lit-.;
(Ihio -lil. a l"s. Wheat Las Leen in active
speeiilative demand, atel pi ices have ad van
red l,d. a White lis. !,!. a I-.'.. .'Id.;
r.'d wheat ids. (id. a lis. Od. ; th
Tiik 1, v rcsr. Saturday. lire ad -tt ills
are generally unchanged .since the cio-ing
the lli'il l.i!. 8tel t-.'lltillll.' i.U.'V ilhts.
I 'i ,,v ; iotis. Tim s:"ne rli ctllar cpiotes ;
li.'i'f i- du'i and prices are unchanged. l!i
c"ii is i:i att've sp. I'tihttive tlctiiaud; ami
prices have a.l'..ric.d Is. Lard has ad
v iiiecd 'J- and the market buoyant, sue-ce-sivcly
advancing fruiu liis ton's. '1 :i I -
in active s , oiil . : i ve il.'i., , :i I , and
are coiisid, rt tly ad lane"'. Noiih-
t r ii is i lot.ol atol s. n --. J l.e tu.ii net
cio-ing linn a nd in.,- h .n o-.l
From the llioker -s Cirru
I'ot. Ashes arc ipiote'l ste.-i
ir. I'eai 1 a nd
ady, and pi ices
nti ne .-loscd d i.ll,
tint hanged. Spirits 1 urp
1 .'I.,,. ( rude clo-cd
s. ti I. l'.o-iii is acti . e
at 7s :i,l. a
and prices are tn e fi iiijc 1 I
,li 1 1 . hi a Lit'., is diili .-it !N. (i. Kh ladia-
am is in relive -p, eu. itive di iu-iinl. Sugar
and coffee are dull. Tea is active at un
changed prices. LiusevJ oil o Is. ttj. a Whs.
Trade at Manchester is steady, and prices
1-mm li. mug, lu-oth.'rs .V ( o. ( 'icuiar
April -7. l.t.Miiiv. Sugar has n.l.aio'ed
'.'s lid., an 1 the linrketi- 111 in. (' il, e is
stca.lv and um h ing.-.l. Tea is active and
unchanged. Kite is in active speculative
deuiaiid forlndii. ltreadstutls have con
si. It rally advanced, with active -p"etilative
dem iml. W heat has advanced Is a .',
and l! 'ir '-s a il. White wheat Vs. a
V. ; i ,. I 7 I a -'is. I 'lour a Fts 1. n d
hid advineed t., o"-.. and el-. - lirrn. 'fal
low is in actlv- sp .oul-itive denial.. I, I
pi ires have coiei le rahiv advaiicetl, with
-ales nt ""'". Spirits of turpentine H"s. ;
cr n le !. Linseed oil firm at -'Uis ILL .1 .TTs.
Metals 1 1 on i- stea.lv and unchanged
Wt s'i i ails are ijii iti d on l.o n d at X 7-. lid.
a fi lis :t I. ; ,1 ,. bar Iron .1 It's. a
X i I"'-. Seoleii I'lg Iron is .j i i.-T a! li H,
a tils, for mixed uuuilicrs on tin' Ciyd".
bead is steady and um'liaiiged. (.'oppcr is
buoy int. Tin is firm.
A l.ovi WaHIM l'linspK T The Vien
nt t'onfcreiiee hiving tot illy failed intend
iug to any thing on which might be band
pro-pects of peace, appearand at present
indicate only a prot acted war in tlie pros
ect. Hence s uae decisive success in tin
C.'icci was aiiuttsljf Loped Svr, but u tu
the latc-t dates from that quarter tiotliing;
decisive had occurred. 'J he LoaiLardinent,
however, was coiitiiiu.ed ly the allies.
.-B'UMl PK.sI'ATi II. J
Halifax, May. The Asia atrived at
Tl o clock, and brings, dates to the tecning
of Saturday, the. -,Kth ult.
The dates from the Crimea '.re to tho
lilth ult. from Lord Kaglan, and to the'-i'-'J
Kus-iaiis, hi St. roter-Lurg.
1 In: Lombard mcnt v as slid continued,
without any deci-ive result, but .with great
10. -s on Loth -idt'S.
1 Lo magnetic telegraph is now complete
nm Loudon to the Crimen, except a few
miles between liuchurcst liu-lcl.uch, Llit
he Finish (Jovc'iiimciit retains exclusive
11. -e of it.
The 1 Mikes Michael and Nicholas were
t;",iii on their way to the Crimea.
I'i into ,'lca-ci.ikoll is not i.'ead.
I he I'ri tieh exhibition opening l,a been
postponed 1 1 out the J I t li to the 15lh of May,
TIIK VTKNWA OdM'KltENl E.
Since the hreaking up of the Vienna Con
fi retire there have been several supplemen
tary meetings of the four parties without
aiv th 'Unite result, 'i lc pit nipotci.tiariu,.
as-cli.LU d en li.t; 'Jild, and .-igiit d the pro
t ,col ol llie la-t ronferelici'. Siih-eiU..ht!y
atn.tiitr Ineetiiig of the four powers was
In hi at the nxut'-t of I'rince (iort-chakofT,
whin lui t her inailinis-iLle propositions wero
made Ly l!u-.-i an l'lc liipotc litiarics and re
jected Lv France, I'inglaiid and Turkey.
II. hoe l...i i l;u--e'. left Vienna he had
a i i v ;.t" ii t- rv i. ot t ,.. u hours with Court
Foul. llie ,'. '.-iit:.r.' of the French Miu-i-ler
wa- p"st.i.l.eil for a few ilav-, iu order
to tli-cu-5 in.lteij with the Au-triau gov.
The general tone of opinion iu Knghind
is that the war mu-t eoiitinue for a length
t tu d period. The London Times -peaks of
the po. icy of the lit vv Czar as more aud.i
cions than his tathcr, and is to regiuded
I'ltoill: KS.S OF TIIK SIEGE.
There is noihitig definite known relative
to the condition of the siege, The general
impt c.s-ion is favorable lo (lie success of the
aliic-, I nt tin: li us-ia n-, returned their tiro
IU a spl I Itetl II, a l,I,,T.
A despatch received at Lrussels repor
ted the su-pcn-ioii of the LoiiiLardlneUt,
but the report was not credited,
The details of the advices from the Cri
mea state, that under date of April 'JI, tlie
Loiui.at .1 meiit is being continued night and
day from ;j . . 1 1 gnu-, each living I'-'J rounds
The Ma nud m Tower had been siluncod,
and some of the round tower guns ili-nu,uut-ed,
but ;he liedau and li inlcii batteries
kept i p a heavy lire. There i" no immedi
ate pr .-peel "' an a-sau!l Lt il g titti'inpto-i.
Firing the night of the '.-lth a most sail
giiiarv Lattle raged '.'tween the French
ami .'lus-i in-, in which the former destroy !
th.- 1 . ii--i ,tis' i hie anil.'U.-cade iu fiot.toflLtt
M ilalo fl' Timer.
Apiil 1. A despatch to the French
( I n erii'ni'tit say - the lire of the French bat
teries maintains it- superiority, They have
sprung a mine before the flag staff' battery
nt a di-tanceof til'ry meters, thereby open
ing a new parallel, wliiek has Leen eueeess
fullv joined to others.
From the l'-';L to the 1 lth the French
loss amounted to !!( I linn.
A Mi II. 1!'. The French Minister of Wa r
learns that the allies were still advancing,
and were cnnsolitl iiiio their position, On
tho night of tlie 17th the Uussiins innale. a
strong sortie, Lut were promptly H-pul-eJ,
l'riiice i iort-chakotl' s account of the siamej
date a- the foregoing siys the allies' fire U
growing l.-ss violent. The liiis-iau Latteries
replied sir sin I ly , a ml on the night of the-
17th the l!u--iaiis made a suece-slul sortie,
and destroyed the enemy's most advanced
works. The los-es of the i:irrison durin
the pa.-t few days has Leen inconsiderable.
Tlie latest accounts from (iortschakoff,
dated April '.".', stale that aft-r twelve diys
Lombard meiit tLe allies, fire was Lecoininj;
we'i's. at.d eau-ed Lut little tiaiuae' to the
'i f.e St, 1'rtcrsLiirg Journal contains an
iieperial re-cript expres-iug the Ilniperor'a
salisfai'tioii at the defence of Sevastopol,
und hoping that Meiischikoff s health will
soon Le rest.. red. bestowing ufion Lim and
Lis vlvsceiidants a pulaee at St, l'eter-Lurg,
Mehcniet Ali. the Sultan's brother-in-law,
has been at r sted and sent to Siuope, charg
ed w ith 1 eing ti ouldc.-Jiiie,
til'LHATIo.NS ON' TIIK ISATTI.C.
'I he Lloeua L' of Siebaii h is been annum
ee l troni the lTlli, mid all ports from thit
to the ci.tiauce to Riga from the link of
AfSTrt'.A AND BCSSIA.
lierlin corre-potidence says that it hurdly
admits of a ibuiLt that an itpproxiuiaticn
of views has t.iken place between the Aus
trian and l!us.-i::n Courts, which bodes no
good to the Western Powers, llaron lless,
with ti.e whole Austrian staff, would proceed
totialicia on May 'J, Lut only to review tlie
Au-tii.ni army, which he .-.ays cannot La
ready to take the field before Augu-t.
The overland mail hid hern telegraphed
with Shanghai date to the !lh of March.
l'er.-ia ervn'y avows her adhesiou to Uus
Trade in India was dull, and money was
The Chinese insurgents had evacuated
A Kussian fi iejate had Lceu wrecked near
.1 apt n.
The ratification of the American treaty
with .lap-in was concluded ai Jamodl on
In Parliament much energetic question
ing of the ministry had taken place r.spei.'.
ing the war, the scope of ail iht qjestiotis
being to hasten tu liters.
Sir tieorge t i rev stated th: t nutliortty
h id been ginti the li 'Vernors of the liu
tish Auici ic an pi ei inc -s to en!i-t meu for
the regui tr .-iriny , not for the foreign legiwu.
Mr. flsv'J Luna's e.,U..'.U.-t OvB'-.U'ti S'.ill