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CHARLOTTE, ZCST- C., &TJ3SriIZ S, 1SS7,
THOHAS J. HOLTOW,
Epitoii & Puoi'iurroR.
Tlii; N irtli.Car-dina Whig w ill be urToftltU to ml,.
,rril-r t TW'D Ml.(.AItS , anv :c;TVO
IliiLl.AIlS AND FIFTY I'KVI'.S if imvuirnt he
i.-i.i yci lor linen nintulm ; am) Til It hi; iHII I.AIirf
r.l tm mil i' Hi" year. Nojia r ii be dincuit.
i , ,j until ll mrcirngrs uri' pan!, except at the
o;,l,,.n it Hit- Fdilur.
A In -rti.eiiicnls ','i'erlril at Out- Dollar per quum
(lti it 11. "' l'i d type) fur the first mmr.
( mi," 'W - .-ti t fur i-iirh end tin 11 a nee. Cuurt atl.
, rl.ie-incll " u(lu I'eriii uuir emire" .i T
.,!. Iiiner ; urn! a ih iliieiiiin ui'33J per crt. will
,. mule from I liu ff nl.i r prices, for advertiser by
Uc ?e-r. AuveriifM mcni itmcrif-il ntntillity nr
.iTt.rlv, t $1 per fifinre fur rneh time, Scmi
muiitliiy 'j cunt, per .cjtiurt- fnrrach time.
j'.umler are uthuiiieil t act ai tgrnt
. M'RIMi IS COMING.
Str i r.'iiir t' in !
Ii.m't jnn h-i!f - r.r m I he rlU,
Tripiiin y -1 1 v nVr the .tl!i jr,
t'. rii'tf ' r the puitiif Inilft
S iti.rf lew jwt W rm-tt lu r curnn,
Willi bf trciniP? fuib'iing tiif.fij :
(ij-V me S;nit 3 ! a ail ) gru t iiicf t
i.it 4 can rin I t oi oitj.
Spfin l oininf , Sinop is foftitug !
Slit, u hi Uih A'Mitii'ru iifrcxr ;
All r r.))' l't Liru rc pinging
M ilidf in llw ftrrt It ,
Kntm Ui" pUiJonio tMrlh the w'ii!rt
A uii lliit hiiili-r riijia nii4 il-mots
(reel Itvr w.iii lunr'a ule.
Kj.'itiJ i CMfi prtng I CMiiiilig
TDjf lrMfli U T lilUff uUl ;
T"rrt-nt, thftt lif ritiilh Imth !untWrt(i
II ten caw ltd wild a lnut,
Wjuti.n hr't Ktft lh flnwrf.1,
H ilt'Tilit ntc on I'm
(irj hio rt l'tf Jj f ig in-rry,
AllU IMVlUd gU' ell to ftil'r.
5j rit f i 'M.in, r rif i c tnii J
J tf ij lc1 the (Milne of htr ;
Wrrr inr, n!iu'itl tif iM.nt;tif ,
Strl i rf t. lift I the trV,
Nature's iiomjii) lh r'H wit'i plfsptirr;
Sprtnc M captive !rr;
K'ft i w;h all hi r ifi utiu iiiii.iutit,
t i.4ita 1 1 ' v '- t jutfiiit; !
,i iioiii: vronv.
!H ("NOW l'ROV.
rilAl'l Y.V, III.
Two Ja li'l pacJ ince the bcart
li'hUiii ' kcu rin-f, narrutvd in the fore-
Uin elmplcr, oJ Mr. taufor.l.lhe wtalthy
un-ich-ut, ta i""'0 f'tasllit 'jC-1-
iiere Lu b :' to Mirnl; pokruto the littla
Ljy hjfcaii Iwt Iih Kfr lu JU service. 1U
was thinking of l.im tlicii, perhsp-, lul not
to ir,ricU linlf fur utikin 1 trtit
Hieiit. (lli,un: Mnrlin f'tjnfcvd liJ!iret
ly a human feuiii m hi hett. Kvcr
ttiou'ht nml in.pul.f M aiunrlieJ ir llm
Ineof tins " ulmii-'lity Jul! r," an.i if ho
ct a thought on tbt lost l..iy, it was be
raunj bn knew that none coul.l (ii'hiirr!
the dutielof the atoro ?. laititfully m h
lial tluiie. For nonio met uut hu rvi-ml
as if in deep rcreriv, liieh sbrokeH l)
a wcfl vr.icu nayiii(.'.
" I'm roiiiiii'in father," ami the ennij
fai-fl cf hit pit il:iu.'ht. r, Annie, jn-rpcJ
roguishly thruu;h thu half opeu dor.
If theta m any thins; on earth, thai
r.y mnko any iiitprc.-ion on th. ptotiy
lifart cf lliU man ol wraith, it wa.i little
Annie ; Mi.- nn o petitlrt anl loving, 'i lie
'( rn, iinpcrioui lo' k that u-nnHy cuntrai'teil
Kit Irow, relaxed, ai she threw her Rhite
arms ronti'l hi iiec k anil kii-'eil hi rherk.
" 1'iither," niil iih'j, " I want you la M
I'liail.e off thii evetiini, to go to the i'ren
i!i tit s House with Me ; this i the first time
1 havo been line to jour oftw for three
1 a)', so you can't retn-e rttit. Now lo any
J-," hlie eoiilinueil e laxin'y, ' ('hariro
alayf ork. mi liar J. 1 kii'w tou c.tu
j'aro him tl.i-t afternoon."
Mr. Stanford p i x-l with a trouUe-il look
in the avteet youn faee, rai'C'1 so pleading
ly, and heit.itin a liiomeiil, ripltrd.
" Vou mil never vo hini a-raiii, Auuie,
he Li des.l.liut 1 thought yon knew this bu
f 're, for it hut been two days Mtice."
The liitlu roy cLer-ib erew pale, her lips
pi.rrei!, and "-ho uttoinpli d to fpeak, but
h"r voicn f u'. 1 and the ii'Xt infant she
lty enee.i in In r father's arun. A mes-
et,i.r wai itiKtaiitly ik"-palched for lier
in ither, and when kIu1 arrived, Aunio sat
(ohliin be-,idc him, while be endeavored to
C lllll her IJlief.
" Why do you weep o, my tlarliti;.',''
n-!ed he, " thu boy wm nothing lo you.
' ii', dry your tear and e;o itl me, and
Voit shall have whatever you rhoose hoin
! ininiond'p, I rare not what it eorU. '
"Charlie wa my playmate ; you and
brother Marion, mid i-ter, always jpeak so
lo biin, and that why I love him ; I
don't want tiny plaything liotii old Ii.nn
inond'n; I wih I was dead like Charlie;''
and another pui-'mnalo burst of (irief alarm-
d her mother, who tried in vain to com
" Sim will soon f u ;.'t her ehildi.h srricf,"
said Mr. Stanford, after they bad returned
home, " but I have been a fool to allow her
to stay with him ho lnueh ; a mechanic's
"u is not a fit BH-eiate fjr my daughter,''
Hid be jjnxud proudly around the richly
Jiiit bha did tint fov'ot J and though tdio
"ii'M mors beeamo liht and merry, there
wi'e times when neither playmate! nor toys
I'oiild en'a n: lier mind, nnd then nhe t!ioui;ht
of Cluiiic. Aud tbo father, inoiher, and
Mstcr-d.d they forget as time passed on,, tion that she paid to the iiitelliyenC and in
hat one was mining from the pleasant little '. tercsting conrcMatioa of Mr. Percy
home circle! Oh! uo ; day, months, and : Thu piano w8 opened, and after several
oveu years fped by, aud Hill the L'listeniii
tear-drops that would start unbidden, as from Mi-. Stanford. .She itmncdiately com
,(.01.10 fatmltar object or scene recalled th. plied, without any affectation or excuse, and
: past, told that the loved aud lost w as btiil as her sweet voice rose softly, the buoy bum
: enshnncd in the ideep recesses of their bcnrU.' of voices ceased, aud all listened with rapt
lhey imsHcd the plcasiut voice that once attention while slio sang a beautiful popular
greeted them, they li.-teut d in vaiu for ho air called " Ossian's Serenade," and as the
I merry laugh that onc rung lightly through last notes died softly away, the stran ger,
tbo houne, and thoug'i kind friends were ' who stood bc-dJo her, asked in a low touo
round them, ho strove with loving words if .be saiii? the " Last Koso of Summer "
to b aim. It their sorrow, yet nought could win
their thoughts from the past.
(III ! yen, brother Charlie, we miu thv.lear furm.
i H'rmiralheiilad weleon.e tliui ulwaya wa lliii.e,
! ll;';.,l-''el,l''."i"i'T'i"J .till .wiiily elide on,
" """" ..
rho flowere of ten mimmti, ,v.ad bloou.ed
and laded, and autumu's chill wind were
Isihiug mouriifully around. Time brings 1
(changes to all, and if my reader will steal
a glance with me through the casement of
yonder mansion, he will scarcely reeogui.'e
jin that bent form and silvery locks, the once j
j erect figure and stem features of Martin'
iStauford. Fortune had smiled on biin, and .
if he was wealthy when wo fir-t introduced j
inn w our rcaoeis, no was mis time almot llie evening, ami when she did, her dreams
a millionaire, though it had been vaguely ; were of the nolle looking stranger. When
whispered that his riches had not ail been bl.e. lin-t received an introduction to him,
q-iitc honestly obtained. It was the morn- she was startled by something in his eoun
ing of his daughter's uitrUpeuth birthday, tenauce that she thought seemed familiar,
and l.e had prevailed upon her to celebrate and though she knew she had never seeu
it by a social parly, at which all of her young him before, she was puzzled more and more
fiieudt w.ru to be present, though sho would each moment.
greatly have preferred spi tiding the evening There was a peculiar charm in bis voice
quietly with h.-r parents. She was uot now that fascinated her attention, and after
the little Annie often year, mid uone who listening to it aw hile, she thought she should
saw In r as she sat by the wimlgw of her never weary of hearing it, as he discoursed
, richly furnished apartment, with a pensive eloquently on various subjects. He. was not
look in her sweet bluo eyes, eould deny iliat strikingly handsome, yet there was a mi! 1,
she was beautiful. As she m! mu-itig thus, sa l expressiou beaming from the depths of
a -light tap was heard at the door, which she Lis dark eyes, and the high expansive brow
opened imniediaUly. g:ive cvideneo that he pos-e I highly iu-
' " hy, bow are you, Kate, I am so very tellectual endowments. It appeared to An
gled to ee you," she exclaimed. A young nie that the day was twice its Usual l.-ngth,
lady entered, followed by a gentleman; and when evening at last arrived, she felt
"good morning Mr. Kay," she continued, her heart beat in ' double quick time," as
laughing, " I am half-inclined to send you she seated herself at the guitar to calm her
in the library with father, aud make you self, while awaiting his arrival. She lan
stay there, as a punishment for keeping Kate her fingers over the strings in silence for
from me so long ; dou't you tbiuk it would some time, and then involuntarily, she began
be right!'' to sing in a low voice "The Last Hose of
" Hi ! my dear Mi- Annie, how can you rfummer."
hate the heart to think of inflicting such As she concluded the first stanza, a slight
awful punishment ! Why. I believe it would noise in the apartment caused her to turn
guc me the blues' outright today llK-ra her head, and she beheld i'.ugene's roguish
twenty minutes lUtet.ing to your father' eyes looking over her shoulder, and a short
long talks about banks and stocks." distance back stood Mr. l'ercy. Kugeue,
The gills could not rc-i-t the comic tone itb the privilege of an old acquaintance,
of distress in which this was spoken, aud bad entered unannounced, and as Anuie
laughed merrily as be cuded. The young, ro-e, blushing deeply, be apologized by
lady that Annie addressed as Knto is uo saying
ether than the sister of the little Charlie of " I hope you will excuse us, Annie, for
houl we spocc to . lie foregoing el.. ,, of tt4rillg , yhrupily, but we beard you
this narrative. .Not Katie Mason now but .;..,,;,.. ,j I11V friull, bero ; t0 j,m
Mrs. Hay, f-.r sue ha 1 hut a short lime r.eru the conclusion ol the piece ; am 1 exou-cu .
united to the playfi II. m of her dear brother. ' " t!i ! certainly, on the condition that you
Wealthy, talented, and high-minded, he bad ' are not guilty of so great a transgression on
jjst returned from a voyage to Kngl ind, the laws of etiquette again," replied sh", for
aud when he offered his heart and band to -he had entirely recovered her Self po.-ses.-ion
thrt playmate of hit childhood, he was not while Itay was sp akv.ig.
refu.cd. . "Atil am I included iu that gracious
"Now, Mr. Hav," sail Annie, " I will pardon. Miss Stanford a-ked Mr. Terev,
bear the request you were so anxious to
make of me yesterday, on condition that
you will be quite good, and not tease me
any more for a week, so proceed."
" That is a hard ronditi n, but perhaps- I
may comply with it, so here comes my re-qiie-t.
I'uilng my stay in Kuglau-I, I be
came acquaint, d with a young gentleman,
and we gradually became quite intimate,
We have been corresponding since luy re
turn, and la-t week I received a letter in-
rr.,..,.., th.ii I,., ir .4 mi hiv wv to
America, and would reach this city this
a fit mo.. 11, and the favor I wish you to grant,
is this-, 1 wi-h hiru to accompany me to your
soiree this evening, if vou have no objec
tion ; ho is a perfect gJntlemau, in ail re-
fiHch. iiti'l I am sure you cannot but be
pleased with him, though I advi you to
put a lock and key on your heart, or it will;
surely take leave 'of ou at the first glance
from his dark eyes."
" Oh I dear, I am quite frightened, for I ,
am sure it will get away iu spite of lock aud 1
key ; but your request is granted; I shall
be happy lo sec any of your friends," re-1
Plied Annie laughin.riiio rrily. 1
" Vou canuot be othe-rwiu than pleased
with him, for there is s .lnething very strange 1
about him, something sad and mysterious
eoiuiectrd with his history, that I have often ,
en'deavored lo draw from him without sue- j
ces-,'1 remarked Kiigeue Kay, "he has a.
Very haiid-niim face, with biack eyes, and
'- but I shall imt gratify you with ai
description of him, you must judge for your- j
self." After some conversation the friei.ds (
parted; but Annie remained soma time in j
deep thought, and as it is uone of our bus., j
iiess what she was thinking of, we will leave'
her for a short time to her meditations.
I'll ITFI! IV. 1 hub among the Codfish aristocracy by mar
, ', ,111 1 .1 1 rin.' the wealthy Miss llokor, is rusticating
ts shadows had darkened t.ie..- .- . . ;n . ,.f i.v....li;,.;ii.?
" , , .111. . ' III 1IIU l',i ii .lll Jiiii.e 1 1 11 vi 1
eailh; and at an early hour tne ha ndso.ne , ( i. q( 1 e id board-
and spacious parlors ot Mrs. Statilord began : N nJ
to fill with Annies gay ,nd f;,h.on.ble tulor,n(l polished by the Kov.
young fr iends Ann,... herse,., tastefully f , v ,lltioll;ll denryman, pre
arr.iyed in a plain white sattu dress, with hy ja,ut a,0 ,- fa,uilU!l.
single white rosebud ,.. her sunny curls, was I ( ),.ftU ,, ,,0 waa CU
seen gracefully luovtng around among hcr, n(I to fe.
companions, will, a smile ami . pleasant . . . l,e assumed the name of John
word for each one At length Eugene hay , jn M hu nao
was announced, ami a. he entered tl,.. A oor c!liim.,cr leaked out was in this
near which she stood, be advanced f i,lo. ( a ,eUep
ed by a gentleman, whom be lutroduecd as, 3 lvt,tor of
his friend, Mr. l'ercy. ijhe R raccful y - re-1 dirtuJ ,0 John Johnson, and
turned the strainer s po ished bow and a.t.r , was . youu- farmer living iu the
a few words had passed, Eugene leit ....j rlbor0(, d t,;t ,lue ho took it out
saying, iu a laughtng tone 1 leave Wr, u j to be
l'ercy iu your care, Mtss Anme ; you are jt wm m
respou-ihle for his sate return to me present-. , wy
y." Annie returned the remark in the . M lllbaIlll Jollu John.
same merry tone, and from that moment c0.lujB j it wM ut for l.jm,
she and her new iicquaintauce conversed q r
wiib the familiarity ol old friends. He ot- , .,..,,, .,
11 . .1, ... I
fnred his arm lor a promenade, aud as they ,
. 1 .. ...... ..!... Ili.it. n r . lr.l.
ioiued the numerous couples that were pro
uienading around the spacious apartments,
little di.f Annie know how much she was
envied by many of her acquaintances, while
not a few of the gentlemen present would
have given much if she would have listened
to their words of love, with tbo same atteo-
, She replied that she did, aud after a short
prelude song it, if possible, sweeter than the
ult i l rate Mr. l'ercy tbousht go.bv
i the earnest tones in which he thanked her,
las bo led her to a seat w ben-she concluded.
iDurinj the remainder of the evening be
( carcoijt lell her side, iutueb to iW vexation
: of a youni ladv who bad endeavored lv
various pretty looks and sweet smiles to
captivate hitu) and when the hour arrived
for his departure, it was with a requei.t to
be permitted to call qn her the next eveuin",
w liicli was granted. c
It was a lon time before Annie clo.-cd
her eyes in sleep that night, to much were
her thoughts occupied by the incidents of
if so. prove it by concluding the piece yon
were singing so sweetly when we disturbed
you. It is a favorite ballad of mine, and
should be pleased to hear the remainder,"
aud he led her unresistingly to the intru-
Her cheek again crimsoned, and this time
with vexation, lli it he should have heard
her playing his favorite; but she could not
politely refuse; after it was finished an in
teresting conversation ensued, and Eugene
soon look bis leave, saving that business
called him away.
Annie and Mr. l'ercy p.Tud an extremely
pleasant time, eonver.-ing on poetry and
muMe, and various other subjects on e-hich
he spoke with a peculiar charm, and it was
with surprise that they beard the clock strike
the hour of ten.
" 1 did not dream it was So very late,
-'aid be, takiug up his hat, " but wheu an
interesting subject is under discussion we
do not note bow swiftly time flics. '
As Annie accompanied him to the door a
rose fell from her hair, that Eugene had
playfully placed there, and he stoopeu to
take it up, saying as he did so
Permit me to keep this Bower, Miss
Statiford, I will treasure it as a sweet re
membrance of the pleasant moments I have
spent in your company this evening."
She hesitated a moment and then replied
'' Certainly, Mr. l'ercy, if it will afford
you any pleasure, the rose shall be yours."
" Thank you," be said earnestly, and as
he bade her "good night" and turned from
the door, she paw him press it to his lips.
cOM'l.t Kl NEXT WKKIk.
A llitiiimmoiiM Ul'.stI' atinu. John
Hean, who recently kicked up a great hub-
nllllliaicil 1UKUIY , S' no levuiue-i m "'
1 ... ...
sou No. Vi, 1 ': John I Van, called and claim
ed it. -Y. 1". Mir,
Tom says the other day besawa walking
match, and ISill says that's nothing, for be
saw a caudle run.
rroni our Corrrxtonilf nt.
I CIIABI.KSTON, Miy 20, 18f,7.
j We are again in the midst of a crises, artd
the publio pulse is beating quick amLstronir.
: urged to a eallonine paou by the np!t-modio
I throes of conflicting aud inflamatory cle- see that acquiescence in the pretensions of ra,i requiring tbo unqualified prohibition of ': Uriti.ih ship H ulnare, a-tteaded with a terri
Dienw. This fast age with its steiun and the slave party that compromises with the ! slavery in the L'oy Isiauds. To have rati-i blc lo.-s of lift). These aceounts show the
jlightuing tippliances has so wrought upon institution of sl.ivery in the distribution of I Bed "cl1 a Convention, would have beeu 1 nature aud character of the coolie trade to
, the mind of tho great body politic that 'tiu unsettled uational territory that all the ! with their own liands to sfbx a stigma upon j ba as bad as any trade iu Afriean slaves :
people cannot live williO.it excitement, aud
without tno regular r-curreuce of a nine
days wonder, in some shupe or other, wo with such national issues as are presented
would actually dio of n', excessive stil- by the question of the extension or restric
ness and mental stagnation. The world is ' tion of slavery, canuot be any longer main
actually ruuning crazy liith wiid schemes tainid with safety to the Union. For thev
and go ahead whiuisicilf ies. Kvery thing
must be done upou thj, 'h pressure sys -
Item, rcgartjlcas of j'.oCt;fetie f eo.
j Jis'iou or a burst up. Eveiy body is righting
tana eiuowm lor a throne u ticket aud a
front seat upou the great express traiu of
lile, and the mote sieatn you can crowd on
the better. " Look out for tho engine w hen
the whistle blows," or you will be crushed
beneath the thundtriug avaluuch of humani
ty, or left standing at the depot with your
carpet bag in yoir baud gazing at a blue
streak of empty space which your more
j fortunate fellow pts.seugcrs have left behind
' the in.
'1 he comet, the ;ity taxes and the reetp
! lion of the delega.es from Memphis on the
'J"th, aie now the leading topics, the two
; former, just uow,leiug pretty much eclipsed
I by the latter, lirund preparations are being
I made for a great three davs blow out. to be
given v.i:h a splenlor and style of magnili-!
ccnee which has seldom been equaled in
; these latter days of pageantry, pomp and,
parade. Memphis did her part well, acted .
' nftht e nt. it u it 1 1 a Lij.il ttf ir.f i iai a t.rt rtr...ti. .
.' .,1 r!. i , , lie . i a
gal libcranty, welcomed ami feasted aud ,
, , i . i ii r .1,1 -.
toa.-ted the delegates fro in the Uueencity,.
and the rest of inaikind. liut Charleston ' "i
:, . j i . i i .... .1.1 ..'the true gist of the question. Jo this com
is mi older, a larger and a more wealthy , . 1 , .
city than this luodtm Athens upon the dis-1 1'1"10'1 " come t lt. If the I nion w
taut bank of the Ftther of waters and so ,to l.'e V '"'O.
we must excel them iu turn, and we. will .""' Plio s. n.imctit at the North, or
succeed. Mayor Miles ith the proud me- 'M!" '" ' t.1"!.1""-
' tropolis of the I'almetto State to back him, orahle decrees of au allot, ary majority -
can do anything he undertakes, and with
the true nluek and ,.ii.-it of Old Iliekorv in
his palmiest days, f.e has undertaken it, and
by the eternal,'' he will carry it out to the
I suppose you will hr. -2 a grand time in
Charlotte to-uay, and I bad promised my
self the pleasure of being with you, lo take
notes and pritit them too, but 1 was d;sap
poiutcd just at the iiiomcjt I was ready to
start, which t hilled my bioyant hopes and
brought my spirits down ;o freezing point.
I cannot flatter myself, however, that I
should be missed, and tho joy will be just
as great, and tbe notes of ptlriotio rejoicing
as long and
11 li l li
tiinil ns it rui! F:iut rv c
" Ah lev " I. '
. ... . .
note- hook, intent, as usual, upon the " items.
I shall look for a detailet account cf the
proceedings in the columns of the Whit'
where I can enjoy it at a distance, iu co'n-
nion with many other of yur readers, who,
like myself, may have lfen detained at
i -. . .i : mi ! e .i
uouie a.'auisi ineir win. u v.'U nave ueen
as fortunate as we are todv"vou have been
blest with line weather, aid cool enough iu
all conscience for the ttca-ioti. A lH.t
fro-t was reported this nioridn.' in the i
suburbs of the eitv. Th most fea"rlcs and
miiided among u are af-tuaily bo-.
little alariuod ibout the unusual
state- of the weather, andean only account 01 "umau r guts. . .--tu.uay lUe.e was aiso a large specu- fstem ot Common Sehools in our State ;
for it hy believiti-e thatfhe comet that is1 " is uow boldly maintained that slavery . .at. ve movement in teas 111 New Urk, at an ,m J in aid of the road running from W'ilmitig
.,, .:.! . i. .,..id,..,i, .,,t. ..1 ,v, is a national disgrace, and mu-t therefore advance of y a Oc. per lb. for all the lower tot, to Weldou ! We- hnvi- heeii i.,f,i,fi,:
velocity of a thousand li'iles a minute is
i.i.ifl.t if ln.r i.a and mini! in. 1'iiti
ii, -,,..f.. 1 , .... .1..1 .'
of j( j
Ti.is is indeed a stratrc world, and things 1
have very much changd since the days of
iii.ii 1.1 1.11. 1.U11111 1 sal u;c least.
Solomon, the wise n.an. f w hat he said of
. . . . ...
1113 times was true, tliatlicre was " nothi
new under the sun." Jiere is something
new now every day, whlh puzzles the wise
lueu of the East and So soothsay-r, not
only under the sun, bt.UsO under the moon
and the stars aud the ihole broad arch of
heaven. This is a orld cf changeless
changes, aud the revoltions nnd suinnier
sets are so rapid aiidunaccountable that
even'thc telegraph ennteep pace w ith them,
and the la-t aouy beeuics stale before tbe
wings of the lightningaii bring it to us.
This may look like exttvagant speculation, .
but there is more trud than poetry in it.
There is no necessity lis- for drawing upon
oue s imagination lor acts, lor truth
stranger than fiction, al the wildest flights .
of fancy will fall far slrt of the reality. !
The remnant of the 'almetto Hoys have
lately had a graud celeratiou at Columbia,
au account ol" which y shave sd 11 ere this,
and I was also prevend from attending1
that. I would have besi pleased lo have
' taken my old i-omradr-sy the hand once
more, and awoke tho reemhrances of the
past, and talked over the hair breadth,
i'scapes by ft jotl and td which we had
passed together in that jtai!t lan I of the
enemy where so many I our brave com
panions now- sleep tho srp that knows no 1
bt-r the blood v scenes of at eventful stru 1
waking, it nialies I lie tan sad to remeiu-
gle. and the friends t
like leaves in wintry
gallant chief that fell
bloody field, where he
beauties of death, '' lik
his rest, with his martial
t fell around us
ather," and our
in all the pale
ik around him.''
The San Joaquin (Ca'icepublicnn says :
"We noticed on t lie! sects yesterday a
number of wagons, beat laden with wool,
on the way to At'.anticirkets. One load !
was from the Tuolntn river. Wool is
destined, nt no very dint day, to consti- j
tutc an extensive and viable article of ex- j
nnrt It lins ulr.vid v !en demonstrated
that, as a w ool growiniismci. i aiitomta :
has no superior in tlie fid.
Pkath or JIiis. Eay. We regret to
.mnouiice that Mrs. Kill wife ot Kev. John j
Early, Uishop of the thodi-t Episcopal ;
Church, died at her rienoe, in this city,
on Sunday morning H-- J-ffiu lim - I'lV. I
iHtun, l urS'ftiy.
.-WlltHOWEMKOm.KWl'TII SLAVERY ?"
Such is the significant question of the
i " '" ""'- "1 - -
1 rk aml U ,1,u Pl0 of tho
Sutu mark tie answer ;
" 'J'he Northern ne.ml.. nre t.erritinimr to
old-fashioned system, in short, of palaver,
procrastination and concession in dealing
1 are beginning to sec that there is, in the
, iutriusie quality of slavery, an influence
fatal to the cstablisbincnt of that cordial,
i n.iitual understanding between the South
nnd tho Nnrt I. u-iil,n,,t , eh t , 1 r.
caunot nossiblv or nrofitaldv exist. 'J'hev
are begiuuing to sec that the Southern peo- setisiou and strife, which rise on every baud,
pie aud the people of the North are yearly ! The predictions of the early Virginia Fathers
growing apart, instead of yearly growing I a fat becoming a part of recorded his
toircther aud this thev do not like, to sec I tory. What the penetrating sag ioity and
aud believiug that the cause of this odious
severance is to be found in an institution present generation may see come lo pass. 1 without water or provisioiui, quitted tho
which the soundest political economists and 1 'i'lie Sutiik, I burning ship in the boats. At this time
tbo noblest moralists of the age unite iu con-; j some el the coolies had forced the batcb-
deiuniug as alike cruel and fooli-h, they i . , , , ,, (ways, and were observed passing up tho
will oppose to the clamor and amazement of,,, , ,,"'N ,,K' , l ''V, ' . I rigging, but the masts shortly afterwards
.i .i i i lloweand Cushing s American Lirvi's lias ,, . , ,, t . , . ,i. , . -,
tbe bout h one steady and unvarying cry ' . ., , . h, .. , . . : fell over into the sea. Ju.-t as the boat (iu
, ,, . i i i- " i astonished the people cf Liverpool. While1 i i .i . i, i . i ,1 .1
1 Between Slavery and the Ltuon we choose, ,, ,. ,. , r. ' ' . .... 1 . , : which the captain) had reached tho vi ssel,
i i n i i i- .ii ' I lie JjUgilah I ii ciises huild Louses to show:,, , . i . .. .1 ,i . v..,i . i i...
and you shall choose the L nion. ' . c, , ., the latter went down, and the Soat must have
. . . , ., , . . . j'"'.1'10 l:lV,0"c"n C"CL'r" .,,a" U '":";""u,,i been taken down with the sinkimr ship, as
Here we have the issue fully and fumy e.,t, whtch lights upon a c.ty at night and wa, c of ti,u capt:iill or ,.,e people
presented. -ror later the South w.11 Hits away wi.n the l.ght ol morniug. A ju lhc b,,.f) akhou.-b the mal remained
have to decide, whether she w .11 surrender rival l'-nglisl, Circus paraded the ttrf-cts , c,oe fe fu. It.arlv j01jr il0ur5l. The LrcaUr
her great domestic institution, or sever her ' with etglitliorses to the band chariot. 1 he , ,; ht ltn!lt; ((M, , ,re y, Sl,jj;xi,tt,l
connection with Us opponents. It is impos- , Liverpool I lines thus speaks of the Amen- . ((, ,-nr lrMe .lhhf,t excipt
sible to mistake the tendencies of the tunes can Circus : i . ,
or to disguise the force and meaning of these
. R , .. . i
ominous toretjoiiiiiga- i ne J lines nas coui-
, , , , , , ,
ominous forebodings- The Times has coin-
01 u'e llaPP1'""'
of either of these events, :
11 i ii i- ... . .i . . .. i. ...i i ......
uiu .... ma Uu,u.pollt 1C puljlIC wllR.u aIway- (1el,.-:,ts iu
nvtu, vuii.w iu uv. .v.
that may befall. I
'J he '1 lines ftecly admits that tbe slave- ;
having absolute jurisdiction over nil matters,
within their own territories, which have not j
ueen sneemeaiiy en., uste-u tv ...e . -......
imiciuuitiii. ne- iuo , n.n'u:i.
tbe institution of slavery whether good or
bad, it belongs exclusively to us. Then,
why uot leave us in unmoiesicu enjoy incut
of our neculiar svstctu !
in . " . l. . .. . .-..1 ..; . r .1 L,.l.
it ii y mil fcuse A pi aevtcui vien yi inwcuu-
-i.. ' . .
:pt ? U
lect : h v not coiisuii.r li.is controversy as i
a meie u.ueiencu Ol uuiuieu in leaiu iu 'iu .
ab-tract question of social ethics, whu li,
under control of prudeut statesmanship, can,
iu no v. ise, disturb the harmonious move-
mints of the Confcdcraliou ! The answer is,
because in the eves of the civilized world-
i s t
slavery is au atrocious crime, tar exeeeuiii"
. . . . 0
'" e"orm"y " l!'e fpasmouie- outrages of the
oi .terror auu t.ie curouie savagery
lo P""1" us 10 llo!l1 'session of our
noS' property for a moment is an act of
S.uclu'lJ " u" tu". uur V4r.al'
"uci aoie sacruice 01 uiuir inev naoie pnuci-;
1 1 - .
Le "adicated. Hear what the Times says
ul " 1 ",l - i
.1 ii ... 1 .... . . . 1 . .1. ... . r.n :
" Hut these States which exact of us a full
measure ot respect lor their independence, j
'""'t r.Mi,e.bcr that the object of those who j
rained the Constitution of this country
Ii r ' 1 3 '. ,
I nion ith H1.1 itsa 1 of n-ir tintioii.'il
e uiou. it tiu lue crow 111 ui oar iiiiuouui
1 ,1. 1 . f r .1 r .1 1 1
dominion this object of the fathers has he-
1 J . t 1, r.i !
come more and more truly tho ideal of the
, ,. 1. .1 v .1 . . , '
people, hspceialiy 111 the Northern otates
! ' . ' . J ...
has the notion ot a great, tree and united
America wrought ,t-clt into hc popular ;
heart. J'he citizens of Ohio, or of Mass.
cbusctts, of l'ennsylvauia, or Wisconsin,
though he may feel himself very strongly
attached to the State of his residence, is
still more strongly attached to the nation
of which that State is but oue member after
all, be her specific importance what it may.
And whatever impedes the ; advance or.
interleles with the piOMit-rily of the Nation, 1
, . 1 - ,
of the I hi ted Mates as a grand consolidated ;
empire, will excite the attention and invito
upon Use It the indignation ot the .Northern !
States just iu proportion to the weight of
tilu obsUelo and to the distinctness with j
which tbe people are made to perceive il. j
" Here, then, is an aspect of the Northern
nosiiniy 10 Slavery, w uicii 11 uceomes tne
outh to consider very caielullv. I pon this .
view of the question, it would be disgraceful ,
fer the South to expend idle expletives by
denunciation. It rs no impertinent an ! un- 1
wiirrantable spirit which animates the Norih
to such a consideration of slavery."
And because we ill not sulTi r slavery to 1
be stigmatized as a crime by an authorita- j
l'vc edict of the Gov -eminent we helped to
institute ; because wo mil not suiter it to be
localized by I'ongrissioiial enactment; be
cause we will noi permit tl
North to be the '
sole au i ultimate arbiter ot our rights, and j
yield to the domination of a tyrannical and j
irresponsible majority ; because we w ill not I
surrender all claim U tue terrttoi tes ot the
Union ; because we will not consent to lay
a suicidal hand upon our ow n domestic peace
and happiness, and confess our shame, " with
'bated breath and whispeiiitg l.uuibii hcss,"
before the great tribunal of public opinion;
because, in lii.e, we contend fjr equality ot'
rights under the Constitution, and
a distinct social and domestic system, -,
are reprobated and denounced as insolent
aggressors, and sought to be exeoiumunira-
matter ot Httecle.l atuazemeiit, t uat wcsIiouhI ;
have the audacious effrontery to off -r the
slightest resistance to the holy cause of Uni- 1
These i in ing materials canuot remain I
These jarring materials canuot remain !
much longer in contact without producing j
an explosion. It is absolutely impossible to j
reconcile such wide difTcrenee of feeling and
OMUIOD. Ir.verx day wo see thu two sections
( becoming more and more estranged, ar.d in
' """'5 respects presenting the strange anoma-
ii i l.A.t.Li n.,iiA..a m.itoil trvr
, , of- tw0 Litu.r, ,10s,je natiol ullited for
common objects. The South w as ;,riy in-
di"nant at She iusulting stipulation in tho
Treaty between Great Jjritaiu and Hondu
' the institution of slavery as it exists here.
And vet we permit insults and indignities
of tuiifuld greater magnitude from those- who
arc our associates in a polities so - partner -
ship, to pass unnoticed. It is time this state
of things should cease. Such constant irri-
tntion utid Huspenfi! are worse tbau the inost
I aggravated evils of dissolution. It is tlle
' "w to be chaunling the glories of the I. nion,
: iul singing preaus iu praise of American
i iliertv. J liese oneo transporting sirainsi
'are drowned iu the discordant notes of dis-
prescience of Henry and Mason foretold, the
The American rroression was on
i larger scale -10 lli.e eream c.lorcd horses.
four ahreast. with a charioteer, who wore
rather an anxious appearauco. lie did not
u.-c the whip as Carat least as we could
peteeive and it was said that he could
ouiy c ieci; tne movements ot ins leaders
aud wheelers. There were men on each
side of the horses conducting them an in
dispensable precaution under the circum
l ... .1 . I . 1 I
stances-, but which seemed rather to disap-
1 . ... ... . .... '.
,nu marvellous. i lieu came me in
came the Imliali
wigwam, driven by a neijro, and other illus-
trations incident to the United States, which
tl,e otlf.r establishment did not attempt to
,.jval. e Uevcr runcmbcr the streets so
densely crowded is on Thursday, to witness
it,e .American dtsptay, aim to sucli an extent
was mis cameo mat tor some nours tue
: ordinary bii-iuossof the town might be said
to bo actually suspended."
i,AUUE fM-Bl ei.AllONS IN LiAll am)
i Teas. As it is anticipated the suuar cron
u ; oi luna win prove a sliort one, tue aL'ents
' pmiisli houses in New York, it is said,
received on the 14th instant large orders to
i purchase in the latter market on speculation.
: aud prices immediately advanced from to
I cent, per lb , fully recovering the previous
. : . i- . . ., it .1
"eiiressn.u. iccouiiiil.' to me turaui. ou
' i . - , i , , . ' -
I the l;itb and loth instant, the sales amounted
- ." ".".7" nrgsnea.is, ami
j barrels of refined crushed su.-ar, of
an aggregate value of over one nnilioi. of
dollars J he bog-beads sold weighed about
' , , ' J'"' e-uneui, mm,
- c ..eu aUuut ci.J"per uogsueao. 1111
s.- . I 1 .... .1 1 1
grades, while the higher qualities wera sold
' i' ' ...t-, 11 i.s xiu, nuie
,1 . 1 1
still an upward tendency.
That Case of Hem a r k a ih.e IInpl ttAslE.
-e llochuter Vuiou u iufol nied ha,
Mr- Ellis, the elderly gentlemat. who severed
.. ... J
1; . , . r . 1
Ins wind pipe forty-one days since, iu a fit
,. , '.' . ' .,. ,. . ' , , ,
of dcsponileiicy. is stil living, though be has
. . 1 r . c . ,
taken uo nourishment since he committed
v 1 .- .
the act. W e arc assured t int nothinn l-n
.... , . , '
boH( of fluM for fort d .
may have been a fc
:vr drops of water at one
time. He bus been gradually sinking and
wasting away ; until within a week past ho
has not complained of being hungry. Some
food in a fluid stale has been put iu his
mouth, but it runs from the wouud in his
throat and nothing reaches the stomach at
)cast so ,is physicians believe. His end a-
rani.H U rHti.rlr.l nml -n I.,.!'- t. ....
. ' 1 ..... I D...WI1,, jlllll i..ll 11
p,.t.ted to continue much longer.
to us that the ese is om 1'i-it shonlrl he 11,-0, .,1
f,jr t,e wcdicai j.rofessiJn in detail.
uustitui K yon TdliAi t o If people
"''l make chimneys of their no-es, the best
ajr is i iut ntso ene.ip tuei. 11 e are inere-
tore pleased to tiud. on page UUi, vol. of
the Patent Ofiico lleport for 1"j, a pre
paratiou of maized leaf as a sub-titute for
tobacco; patented February 2t, 1-oj. To
soak maize leaf in a diluted extract of
quassia and capsicum, in the proportion of
one pound maix leaf to four ounces of
quassia and half an ounce of capsicum, will
produce, it is said a good substitute for to-
tuieco, 111 the maiiuti.ettue ol cigars. ow
11 bt tier substitute cxi-N without any patent.
in the sunflower leaf, gathered an. I cured in
the same manner as tobacco. It is liner lu
flavor, burns equally well, and i- nut so
nastv. We are not sure but the inside of
many ofotu " llavauas" is sunliowcl" leal.
Cm. eiiM) Man l't k tiu to Ou t 1:
Thos. Ilowland, a colored stevedore, has
been elected warden ill third ward of Provi
dence, 11. I. The resiilt.it appears, was
brought about through a joke, but it turned
out to be a reality, and a f-w days ago How
laH'l demanded lo be'swom into olhce. Hi
election, upon examination, w.is found to be
legal, and he was thcr upon s.voru, and cii-
tcrcl upon tbe dischar -e of
On the occasion cf .1 fair held in Spent- -r
Massachusetts, on Wcdncsd-iy night, soiin-
sixty persons were poisoned from rating ice 1
kixtv nersons were noisoiied from ratio -, ice 1
cream. No rase has piov ml fat:., but "the !
ansof the town have been kept l-uv j
counteracting its effects. It is siipnosed t
have been accidental.
RKYO.'r 0? THE CHINE? COOLIKd.
TlIK HOHHOPI O? TUB ConLIK ThADK.
The Singapore Times gives the particulars
of the revolt of the coolies on board the
I'eruviau ship Carmen, and the Friend of
- j China, an accoun' of another revolt oo tbu
h on ,9ir$ tle Carmcu were two bun lred
eddies, who endeavored to take the shin.
j Tbcy threw a qnalltily of burniug straw
; jIlt0 tt, 104( B hicli fell among the contents
1 0f ,lc;r U0,lSi (straw,) paper and fragments
j 0f wooden boxes, which it appears tliey had
': I)re,.i0;.siv UnWn no. The -rew speedily
, Urmed , and l he Coolies wc re forcibly driveu
,lowu below. The captain first desvred tbe
; powder in the ship to be thrown overboard,
tid then tried to extinguish the fire by
chain ' the hatchways, but in vain ; the
flames soon seized on every pary of the ship,
affording time only to get out two boats
The captain, officers aud crew, numbering
in all fourteen, with seven passengers, hav-
Uj, I, i-tu ar,!a to secure a few arms, but
a n i,n.i ik. Cnlnam fl. en.Vies nml,i
' .. i ln:...r, Tl,n
tain, oflicers and crew immediately ru.-hed
out anj rc..COt.d the third mate arid sentry,
; w,0 wCro Pt-rionsIy wounded. The coolies
fou-'ht with fearful desperation, and in somo
' . . .
nistatiees were fairly cut to pieces ijctore
they were driven below ; in fact they re
turned the lire for some teu ntinutcs, with
basins, firewood, Ac, and by an oversight of
the officers, had smuggled from the deck all
tin hook-i and axes, and concealed
tl,,,,,, l.,.lrie Uter thu emiiies Vid Lent
,lrjVcii he-low they ii'tn begnu throwing np
at the crew basins and firewood. One pistol
W!4j tirc,l ti, hatchway in the direction
of the poop. Findin-they could not retrain
t10 cooli broke up their berths and' set
tuc ),; ou lirc i ,i ,.,:,, Illiz,.n allj poo,,
and biitchwuy.-, but when the leaders in the
incendiarism were shot down, they imme
diately extinguished the fire.-. 1 he third
mate and sentry were the only two of tho
crew who were seriously wounded. Twenty
seven coolies were killed and wounded ten
KUcU, three drowned and rourteen wounded.
Some have since jumped ovcrbnurd.
What Ir 1 1 ah Dune. The Wilmington
y (i u,.ru;,)
, ' ' l
l exemplification of tho
beneficent results that would flow from tho
, . e , ... .. . .. .
adoption ot tue fistt ihutiou policy, a.-Us
JV. the people tnovy what was done with
tI)8 la0neV thi, State received under tho
Deposit bill, which w as passed by Congress
and approved l.y lieu. Jackson, wheu l'resi-
dent ot the I. nited Mates T It was appro-
j.r,ad to the establishnient of the present
,,ut road the great thoroughfare be-
tween tlie -ortli ami S-outli, tins road has
. . . '
done so much to quicken the energy and ad
vance the prosperity of our town, this road,
a model as it has hem ot enterprise to thu
whole State, " nut Iriveh'fit liii't, with
out this well-timed and liberal aid. 1'jcs
not this sing'c fact speak volumes iu f.ivor
of distribution, aud against the suicidal, non
sensical, unprofitable, " quibbles and squab
bles of I'cinocrutic leaders, who busy t hem -
selves iu liuutinL' up old votes, and woru-out.
antiquated and antediluvian authorities to
their own heads, and
:f her ju-t rights
Oi.THAOlsCdSIMITTKli P.VTHE MlKMNs.
The Washington correspondent of the N.
York Times communicates some interesting
news from Salt Like City. We copy tho
follow inc stah-ineut of alli-.n-d onti-n.-es tier.
the Mormons airaiust thoso
whom they look upon as unfriendly to them .-
Numbers cf houses had b.'eti toru down,
aud their occupants thus turned into the
cpeu air to sutler the rigors of the pi.-t se
vere winter. Among those sufferers was
one woman entirely without a pmtector,
and with three little children, one of them
a nursing infant. The houses occupied by
Judge Stiles and Thoni'-s S. Williams, were
also destroyed by
is the only fedcra
t..-i ritr.ry , and M.
had incurred the
ineeudiirism. Mr. Miles
judge remaining in the
. iiiiatus a law y . i' 1.
displeasine rf the heals
of the Mormon church by his unnly indepeti
dehce. 1 here have seen threats of l ite to mur
der the surveyor general. Judge Stiles,
and the United States Indian agent, the
only acting United States officers remain
ing it: the territory, and their po-iiiou bad
become so precarious at la-t accounts that
in probability they are- uow oil their way
t .i the States.
TtiK Cm rs The Asheboro' (N. C.) ISiu'.
!t!in sa: " We are gralitied to know of
our own observation that in P. iwan, Jijvid
son, and wc believe, in tiuilford and lian-
iloipb, the W heat crop is of the most promis
ing character at p'esiut.and Oats tolerably
f.i'-. Theii is yet time, but none t spare,
to plant Corn, and all the root crops, w hieli
: we hope our tanners will do cxtciisi .t!y, as
' the weather, and condition of the soil was
j never more favorable thin t'e-y are about
; this ti mil."
I The Milton Chronicle s.i vs : ' The Wheat
eici. so far as our n ation ex'eiids.
looks exceedingly well, and promises an
abundant harvest .In-iM not the 1 :i v :ig.- of
the cbinchtoi,' ! -:i'v irwi nun mar
'its. 'row ta.