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CHARLOTTE, 3NT. O-, &p&FLTJJ$OEr5T 3, 1SS9.
TH0I1AS J. BOLTON,
KDITOB Si 1'KOrBIETOtt.
j-,,, Vurtli. Carolina Whig will besffordvd toaub.
....i.rraat i aJ inilihAlin ill lafunce; l nv
pul.I.AltS8 AM) FIFTY CF.NTS if payment be
lavd for three moii thai anil TllliEK DOLLARS
,i ni 'nil of thu year. Nopaper will b diacon-
. nut J until ull arroaragce ars paid, except at the
..sii.iiof tin hditor.
A,i,erliseiliciitinserle.i atone Dollar per square '
(jS lines or leas, thUsiieu typ" ) lor " first mcr. (
.t.rmrnt. and Slir riff's Sales charged US per j
,t higher and deduction nl 33$ per cent, will
y undo fmra the regular price, lor dvertir by I
mr.-.AitvrtiM'miU inserted monthly or
imftarly, t l pr square for ooeh trt'nw." Beiiii- j
' ,, -:.... ii. inntn fur tich Unit.
Person when cn.lii.g id their advertisement J
1 m , 1I1 tlir number of insertion dr.airod or.
1 .. . . ..,( ...,i.l r,..hi.l ..! eharveii ae.
,1,11117 "- r-- -1 -
will iw - -
Jj l'ut"ler ,r 'u,'"""' to set sa sgent
T. II. DKEM & CO.,
W IIOI.F-X.tl.Kdr HITAIL VV.M.VMH
BRITISH, FRENCH IX AMERICAN
iMiriMiTJ. ATX, xHOI,
T 11 iihim. tiiAKLorri:, .
i A Sam l. J"
T. I..rrr.ti Ai.ir.
HOI"NTO.- A IIIM III!
ceAVK 011 hand and (vr Pieklra. I'rr.
E 3 arrr, Jjii. Ji''lir. f rrnpa. A c., low fur
I ts1 1 IW F.1 of lte t.urt IIi.iim-.
HOUSTON k IHJ.NTKK.
a bip, ill r.ot ric xuti, dirr' ti or imiirrct
HUL'I'S! III'LTSI! JII-'I.TS!!! ly, m nny I'r.Hiure ahipprd to our hou.e.
Irom IIo"l".i lit II t in pan), j P,., n mIlTh v.,,., nu.t,
jll JUauurlurna' I'riret 1
cami riut 1:
I2J eta. pr fool.
1 " -
IJ ' ply
: : I
.91 " "
nufactored to order
tt .Wl rotiee.
lflVVfTW IID.SEof all for water
i .ifru praaaore, idrf drea rwm tt aaM-
P tl KI of H rtcacripliona at 65 cents
J. R. F.
v.v II. l-i.
Paper, Paper, PapiT !
wh f. .t-oi,w recemng in Store, aaa.ntcd si.
e, 1,1,1, fnr Merch.enta and Druggiata, ar.d can
tumul. al .I.ort noiire suel. deaeriptom of Taper
i .r. u.ed by Printing OIIie.aan.1 Cotton Fac.
Inn. .. and will allow a lair pr.ee fr the waste o'
J, Y. JiltYCF, k CO ,
CORDS OF TAN BAR h", fir
which the eti
will he p.ol.
if..rma his friends and the
he ha removed hia
n.p li ihe old l..nd of Moire A llyer.y, uioier
I.. S. Will.ami Slnre, on Trade street, where he
ii (irri, ,.ed to attend to all or.iera in Ina line. He
iwa tt.ll a lew article on hml aueh aa
Golden Cock, Golden Star.Planter'i and
cm i it s rcvi:s,
in'l a variety of
Ain, a good ass'irtni'int of
t in mikI lliUw-arr, Xc.
Ail of luch 1 r.ill sell cheap f..r CASH or Coun J
I). H. BYKRLY.
jn ii. is:.fl. 4-rir
3,100 ACHES OF LAJil)
OFFF.R fr sale my Land
no i lear Creek ami I rood
araL'jj-ait'reek, known as the Suia
l.in.l. Il haa lieen a.irvr vec' in to t
no i lear t
"e trert eolilaining 'J.IIUO acres, one acres
n.d ... -ISO .-,., all contiguous to cell oilier.
S.i.l I ...rid ia well adapted to l"e cultivation ofcot.
'n, corn, wheat and other ain.il! ct.hu. and well
"tu.ted lur graa.og purpns.. It i nearly all
iH....nd and well. limbered, within a convenient
ni.iie .,f tho Charlotte end Wilmington Hail
'nd, and ia s.luMed hi the gold region between
Li 11.11 and the Hnwie Mine. Gold h.ia alr.ady
"n diacv. red on that part of tho Land known
H.e I. .ii! Mountain.
I lo ..Her for le a Til CT OF LAN'D lying
V..rk District, S C, on Big Sugnr Creek , join.
''3 Hoi I. .oris of Huter Spring and olliera, e..n.
'-..ning "Htf aorea. H..I.I l-.nd ha been eonaidcr.
d one ol the best Cotton Plantation in York Di.
"'. nnd there .a no betl. r land lor corn or wheat.
If d '.ired, I will divide any of the aforesaid
'n. to suit purchasers; and tho purcluaer can
have I.,, owll tlll,e tu pnT ne money, provided ho
m"k"s it secure.
Appiy lo me in Charlolte.
W. F. KAVlDoON.
J"' IS. I8j8. 4 1 if
A I t. persona, whose Note and Accoiinle are
due, owing In Ihe undersigned aa Trust.,
"e earnestly re.ueslcd lo c.ll ami settle, as il is
""!. rl.n.t i,at ,, (rua( U, n, lliara,ard at a 1
a da ya aa possibl. Kemember, indulgence (
Trusfee of Leroy Sprit. gs. J
1H8. lf j
11. B. Williams & Co,,
tU.ILI HS fn UltOVIlliitlS,
and will have weekly addition! I
meir aie may require. They
will anil to the wholesale trailt at
a mll commission.
Our Ttrmtare CASH tr COV7RY PRODUCE.
ye occu,,y , wt aland recently oc
cnpieit or I . M. r arrow.
.LrOliDLU.S attended to promptly and aa low
J. . WILLIAMS k CO.,
7a,ie Stretl, 3 doors from the Writ Corner.
Ckarlolli, Jan. 36, 1 158. 47tf
fH'HKfirmorijKCKWITII ot M1ITTA1X was
Jl. tlna liny dissolved by mutual conaent. All
prraona indebted to 4uid film arc requested to
rome forward immeduitely and make payment, aa
the bnsinr.s ol t lie linn ! be closed.
K. V. BECKWITH.
HAVING bougbttlietotlrettock gm
Walr L(;s, Jewelry, &c,
kwith & Ilrittain, 1 rball rrnlmne the bu
at Ihiir oiil alNitd, wlitre I al.ail be hnppy
to meet iry oltl triiniia and cualomcra.
R. W. UKCKWITII.
! Jun 10. 1K18. I4tf
1. A. ttl Ua.
I J. A. ESTES k CO.,
i F.AC'Ums AM) t OXMISSION
I II t lie a.le .,f Cllon, lirain. Flour, and all
UHie of t 'ttuotr rrf1iitf.
OfTit-e, North Al .Mir Vimr,t ,( harle.ton, S. C.
tr A "-or.hnr In tl.e trrnip ol the t 'o-uartntr.
o., I..I1...-H, So, 11I1 A Wiiililiii, 'I'lLiiima J. A ('.
j II. Moiar.f 'harltatfo,, S. C.jt ol. II. Aii.ieron, K.
1 How, Columbia. S. C ; Thomaa Mcl.ure, hr., N.
, II. Kara, A W- Ioiiotanl. Clir.liT, C; Col. F.
' Siiiir, l iiion, S (: , t'..l. I. l. Witherapoon, J. W.
i Ajfti, W. A. IMU, I 'q., ll. S. M. Moirr, r.
J. K. UralL.n. Yorkrilie.S. C., Dr. llnponl.ll, Sal.
l.burv. .. C ; J. I.. Idviu, hn.ilit, 'lVnn.
j Jut I. Iril. ly
C hai lulle TlMfii.-il Tire Iiikiu
nit'- 'Miip:in .
.Ulll COMPANY eoiitii.u.
tu Ukc ririrttt
by firr.on liouni, Gx.rf, Pro
IT Olhaa keiwrro
M. R. TAYLOR. J'rtu,lmt.
C. OVKRM AN. J'rrifktit.
K. N Y K HUT CI I ISON, becy. f Tt entr.
M R. TAYLOR, C. OVKRM AN,
J. L. RKOWN, WM. JOllNM'liX,
K. SCAUR, H. T. WRISTON,
A. C. 81 KKI.K.
John L. Rbown, S. T. Wrihton and A.
C. ST'.ll.t, EieruttVt Committee,
.Was 18. IriB. Itf
fW!IK unilersignrd having eriiere.l into f'opart
JL ncrsl.ip lor the purppse of carrying on ti e
Retail Grocery Business, j
i.- leave to call the attention of the ricrena of i
R. tr Ir.vr tn call the a'tention of the cil ren
t hrloit nd surrounmng country to tl.eir New
St..i.don Trade Street, between Breio's and i Frank-
euthiill s, at r-.r..l . I'niei a o ,i c-.
they woolil Ue plensio I" see ail li.eir inenus ..
Viraar, S, If.'.M.
MOODY i NISRKT.
Tin: im i:
rKi eiRKi. nr ir sanv..rh,
(ompouudi'd cutirely from (.HIS,
j iivk ..r tiik hv.ht rra.i.TivK ami t'vva MR-
lVTi1" i"'.ll"tr' lH.1 '. U, l.r.nll, f,,,., m Ol.
iipr lo u. mfbirt ian. hn ... th- ...d 1...W.I,
torv. nit ni.M.f. II.'.. em.i.l.-l..n I w.. p..
Tw l.lver I
nth l.lver t .
.,ieirvla ihe hi.,,.rt.
HIII..U kllarh. '
tw.Or, ,ervrol.l. I
n.tol, vs hnt la
, prsvsr.1. K)lht-
Nl k II. n.ln
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I l.eoole I.Ue-
ll.u , J ssrlilej Ua
r.ri1ti1a .1 a'Ml Ht. a, a
ai..e, I 1.111 Ir.rr,
lo... Trpr. I. ....
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All who use It ore elvt..; tl.rlr unanimous
tellmo..r I. II. iH.or.
Slit aler It. Ihe n.n.,111 ..111. the Invl
atiralor. a.ri .Halltm IhI I. loa;el hr.
THE LIVER IN VIGOR ATOR
IS a srlKNTirn' VKI.Il ll. IMS. ..VKBV. .rl la dalle
-...,. ei... als..M I.,..r. H(eu. aa U by
"T'bi'.l.l. t. r.inreH ... cm. ... .'I'd ! l.lver nipt....!,
foHn tl.r ...... Jrt It-' .o 'f.-r-K. ."n.t...w HfudHvX.
Sit nl wloeh ar. Ih. rrU " III.. Seel l.lv. V.
SAXrilKll A I
a s, v...v r Li. .ii
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Sat. : M H
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SOARR k C ,
(.irtotie, S C.
DecemUr 21, 1839.
Fresh Confcclioncrics, Fruit?,
llF anbacriber reaprctfully in forma the eiti.
Sf-na ol Charlotte and aurronmiinp country.
that he haa on hand ami ia conatantly reccirm,;
from New York,
TOII AC TO. SMFF. TOYS.
riitR worst noiiiiv noiisrs
Vi-lor I i'1i', Will.. tv Vt ",
iiiiii., l oih.Silnd.,A IIirl Cngi-
of every narietr.
J. D. TALMER.
Xottmhtr 9, IPS8. 43lf
Alao, he intends to manufacture CANDIKS of
II kinds, free from pmaonoua coloring unlike the
iork Steam Kcfinfd Candy, lalt and aee.
KSPECTFI LLY inform the citizene of
Charlotle and surrounding country, til
toey are openm; in the Store 3 oooii from T. II
lirem dt Co., a large sleek of
IIOA 11 1 . II A . I I LI. A !-,
iUmlxj Made l.OTM.Xti,
For Gents, Youths and Boya wear.
i.r.i:i-:Y :nt iii-am.i:t-,
erJ IIOOIK, SlltHS, II MS, a-a
f wV CAPS, at
Til I . Mi, A't.
We will be dily ree. iving the most eitensive
and best assortment of the above named Gooda
lint can be fmind m the Stile, and cheaper th.in
any other Houe. Having bought uur entire slock
for CASH. Inch enablea ua to sell our goods 20
prr ctnt ehrnptr. All pereona wislui g to save
money in buying gooda shouli' bear u. mind not
ifTrAi re t i: 100)I
II 11 J lilik'XV lili HVJ1;
r Wholesslo Euyers.
,,4vin KAwtILtR DaN'.l Kh.nwil,
T AIIN'W KII.ER Sc. BROTHERS have just
, a full sur.pl
of 4.Ki i lili:.
8:i00,000 Ao. 1 Fruit Trees
WESTBP0CKS fe nEKDNHALL,
Yroprirtort of the M'rst Green Xur series
ad Gurdensttiear Greensboro, X. C, '
;Ol'Ll very resieclfully call the attention j
o' the citilelis of the Son I hern Stales to I
Iheir very largo slock of native and acclimated
Fruit Treea, for the Fall and W nil. r Trade.
Thia largo and handanme a.sorttu. nt has been
propagated from thrifty besting trees, and work,
ed uHn the best aeedling atoeka. which . a euro
gnarnntee ol Iruitf ulnrsa and longevity,", prnuii.
uent eharaeleriattca in orcharding which should
not be overlooked by pereona wishing to plant or.
charda either lor marketing or family u.e. '
atock consists of the folios, mg trees :
1. '.(1, 0011 Apple tre
I00.PU0 Peach tree. ; 10,.
0011 Pear trees; 12,000 Apricots; 10.000 Cherry
IS.IHMI Plum; 501111 Nectnnue; lUOO Almond ;
1000 (Ju.nce; 1000 Grape Vme.
lleside. a very fine ...ailment of Currant,
SlrawrM-rnes, lUshernes. Gookebe.-ries, etc.. all of
which will he aold on very reaaonable terma fnr
e.tati or approved paper.
All package put up in superior s'ylc, and a
complete invoice sent lo each patron, and ao ar.
ranged that tho invoice will be Ilia register oi the
orchard alter tha treea arc transplanted, if they
are transplanted as c.ich one appear on the list.
Mr. T. J. Holton will set aa agent for the fur.
nishing of the people of Mecklenburg and neigh,
bering cnuntiea wi(h the above Fruit Treea aud
will take plraaure in forwarding ordera lor the
Orl. 86 18:.S. 3:itf.
History of North-Carolina.
riVIl- 2nd volume ia now puliliahed. It em.
B braces the period of tho Proprietary Gov
ernment, Irom 1 663 In 17v!.
It forma a handsome 8vo. Volume of 9 l pages.
The suhsci ipliou price was hslf a cent a pgc ;
but the price of this volume is less, say (i 76 in
cloth binding, $3 in Library sheep, and $3 'J." in
half calf. It win aot.o out Cn.
Owing to the difficulty of securing Agent in
ninny psrl of the Slile, wo will lorwurd it by
mail or olherwiaen patiuge, on receipt of the
price; or both volumr fur (4 cloth, $ I 60 shoep,
or 6 holf oalf.
A libe ral discount made to Agents, or others,
who bny tu sell again.
E.J. HA LK A PON.
ryti. '.'. 'w. lt?6M 3.Ui-r
I ., V
11 i '. , iff 4'i.YTKit
'PHE 9ofrribera hnva rcceiv from the North
I ll.cir 'Jp.y of Fall and Writer GOODS.
Their atotk ia lull and conaiatee'
Siartltrttre. ami 1 tocher y,
KraiM-iiL-Mlr i I.O'f III A ,
Dools & Shoes, Hats k Caps,
t iff I'anry a J fi ft',
a - ta '-t '
which will be e.ffpred for CASIlnl onu.ualjy low
An exdiiiinalion ol tui atock la epect.
W e have Bluck and colorerlCloih.Silk nnrl Ch.
mre I.OAkS and MANTiLLAS liom tl 5U to
Al.o, Ladiea Morocco BOOTS, first rale article,
al UU cenia; men' calf, lip and other kinis of
SIIOKS j Cone rent Gail-. A; no, a good at,ck of
liKUGANS at tl 'Ulofl SO.
Clothing. SiiiMa.Crayab, Collar, Sock., Drawer.
CndcraiiirlR, a food arMrtniMit. T'" Dzrn Gt n.
canine II nokerclnela, at 1U
centa. Aiao, linen aid silk Honokerchieff,
Genla' Shawls, Flag lon,Comforta, Ac, fi
ca and Jewelry. Pocket Knivea, Perfumery and
J.ckonet and Swiss Eoging aud Inserting. Col.
litr. Meeves, Ibices, Flouncing, Marseilles, corded
and variety of Hoops Skirl, from To cla U Hi-
Pillion hand the fivorileold brand (La Kalults)
at 13 uer box of UjO: alao IIivjuu a.gurs of clioico
isly ynurel! that our prices art, it not the low
esl, among the loveest.
HKN1KRS0N k A II R ENS.
OcloUr 19, lt58. :t-lf
For the sale of
COLORED PAl'EKS, CAUDS,
I'KINTI.NG 3L4' I' I . II I A LS
OF ALL KCs.
L. JOHNSON & CO., Type Founders,
R. HOE tVCO.,
Aud other Frintingjrress makers.
IMtl.TI(. lKS.el Ural qiinlil),
:t M mi til. -ii ItuvrS I'l in .
Tbe Subcriber begs lo call attention to bis
r ticJi: Tot u or
Writing & Wrapping Paper
of all kinds, which be till fell very low
For casu, or short credit on large sums.
1-2(1 3feern?l.. CAarZrslon, S. C.
Dee. 21, 1858.
M:Vi: pi'r rent! prr milium.
MI USE BONDS are ui. oubtcdly the safest
investment that ran le nisue.snd are really
preferable to any State Honks.
The county ciinol repu.lata.
They bear srrea per cent Interest payable srmi.
.non.ilj, weih tjo.iiorrsf tke sama.
They are of ttit aenohesiatiori of 1100, which
will make them more curtsoi and useful lor do.
' nie.rio purposes
j Thu coupons
sill prove a onvenieiit medium
"' Pr"S 'y '
' they are now flcd to than I roposal. left
. f'.',1'11" nk '. '''"'"' '" t"l't' J-
i U ulker r"""!' ",,ll'n"'
j i,1-';' ,
II . C 4- K. H. It. Co.
Serf. 38, IS68.
IIOSE al my friend hoe re indebted lo me
by Note or Arcnunt. nl slease observe that
I have retired from the Drut Biieiiiras, st tins
place, and tmmtdiatt i.'llimn!i il ab-dultly re
My BMjk are in Ihe hamiaof Mr. J. P. Smith,
on whom persons can call, luring n.y abatnee,
H. M. 7RITCII AK1.
Caarloile, Oct. 26. 33lf
T 1 F.I. DI N: to lii solicilationof ma.
JL ny I'rieiins, respecllully annjun.
eca In d. i. riinnJ un to reauuie the
He in.y be co.i.ulurt al hintliee.
d'The poor prescribed foi without charge.
AufUft 31, I868. Hon'
Wm, A. Owens,
A T THU K Y A T L .
IHKI.OTTE, . c.
J ILL practice in the I cirtaol .Mecklenburg
and Ihe surrounding counties.
Jj'OiVce n.nrly np.Miaite i: lost i t .
ja. iH. Irff.
From tht Arte 1'ort F.remng or.
The Lfldiea' Mount Vernon Association.
At the prand Mount Vernon 11;. i I at the Acad,
emy of Muaie on the night of the 32d ult., the
worda, " Woman Redeeiua hia Home and Ton.l. "
"", iigoieu uy jna jita, and produced a tine
" Woman redeema hia Home and hl Tomb."
UzitTB Word m.AimA l.iri.t ia llu- Omll . ... . .
Sown clriai,- 1.1
Publiahcd by knnifirritittg' bright 1
That eMterinirenlcice! it pierced to my aoul!
Humbled I felt and diagrared by the pat ;
Woman played here a magnificent role,
lint upon man what a et.gma they cut.
fr, too, had b-en in the world'. b:lanc.we;eh,di'
Wanting it found him in graiitude dote;
Hnnnr'a loud aiinimnn, which he diaubt-T'd.
To gain the tomb of our great Washington,
la a cruaade which man ahould have ltd ;
Doffing hia armor before it waa won,
Phnme would have eover'd hia cowardly head.
Now, then, that woman li fo'ce.l to the van,
Well doea an Kverrtt eome to her aid ;
The ningiral mice of thia eloquent mn
Warrnnfa auccrea in her noble cruaado,
Shf, in redeeming Hia ITome and hia Tomb,1
Ghiiia for her eex an nnperinhing honor;
Bravely ah.nl! wear the Mount Vernon plume,
Patriot blraainga will ahowcr upon her.
Will not her noble belnvinr aoon apor
Man on to his dntv too long delayed 7
Will it not rou.e biin to wipe off the aliir
Which on hia brow acorn'a finger baa maile ?
Let ev'rv city, and vilhge and town,
Riae with one epirit the htdira to aitl ;
Let ev'ry achoolhoy gladly down
II i u mit for the' tomb where our great mnn is
De.oarooriea rising in Cnnrrrees to prte
Loudly of honor, and Vashinglnna fmr,
While they are leaving hia rehca to fate
Only proclaim their own folly and shame.
Nations around, with disgust and surprise,
Look on the shnmcfu) neglect we display
For relies which we. while nlfecting to prie.
Suffer to moul.ler in silent dcciv.
A MOt'NT VEBXON PILGRIM.
" Why, Betty, if bore isn't Mr. Ponson-
by at the door with his luggage, Til be
whipped,'' cried tbe head waiter at the
Hotel at Cowes, on the evening preceding
"Mr. Pousonby ! you don't say so ! and
Id giveu bim up, and just put that weak
minded 2CDt. as come at 1 0 o'clock into 42.
Mr. Potisouby'a room, as I call it; and
there's not a bed to be bad iu Cowes for
love or money."
" What's that you say, Betsy ?" said the
new-comer; "not auolher bed but mine,
"That's it, sir," replied Betty ; " I kept
it for you till tbe last train ; now as that
h?; tteu iu an hour, I give you up, sir.
Wbat will you do!"
" Awkward.' exclaimed Pononby ; "the
old clock in the room will break its heart;
but I mu9t sleep on a sofa.
" Not one disengaged sir," said the waiter. :
"No, sir," added Betty; ' n..t oue, sir.
There are four small children put to bed
a obest of drawers, now iu 24. We
let everything before we would let 42."
1 hat s the gent tbats got your room,
whispered John, as he ushered Mr. Fousou-
by into the ceffte-rom. " Good night, sir,' I said, quaking from chants Ii..nk at Murphy, Cherokee; and
The person alluded to was a very mild, oead to foot. So, thought I, whoever sleeps j asking discharge of the Committea from
milky-looking young gentleman of twenty- j tj, ),erj rnust either submit to be thump, tho further consideration of the Resolution
one. His preseut positiou was evidently a e(j uacK anr blue by the stikin? weight, instructing said Committee to enquire into
new one, for be was constantly employed or RCPIipt of this horrible monster for a the expediency of rechartering the Bank of
iu pulling up bis shirt collar, and using bed fellow. At this momcut, the pendu-j the State. Discharged,
hia tooth-pick. aia, I suppose, fell asleep, for it com- Mr. Houston Judiciary, against tbe bill
"John,"' said Fonsonby, " I must have a nienceJ an incessant ' tick-tick,' ' tick-tick ' to preveut emancipation of slaves by will
bed. Bring me a broiled bone and a glass jjlt rendered all attempts at forgetfulness ! and testament, against permitting free per
of brandy and water, and put them ou the on pSrt impossible " -sons of color to choose manors and becoraa
table next to the young gentleman, whilst I "Another class of brandy and water '." j slaves ; aoainst the bill concerning frea
speak to Betty." cried the mi'.d one. i persons of color; against electing Clerks
uat tue nature oi ,ur. i onsonoy s com-
munication to Betty was 1 don t mean to
reveal ; but she " laughed consumedlv,"
and was shortly afterwards seen entering
W Uat tue nature ol .nr. i onsonoy s com-
No. 42 with a warming pan, and theu re-
... .ai.l.M.t .
Tim UuuiT s,nl brwiiaT ana wator wato
j..i- .n.l Mr Ponsnnhv took his... if .nrthinr? occurs.
nlace at tbo table. The mild gentleman
pulled bis collar more frequently
bis toothpick with increased energy
"Waiter," cried Pousouby, " here take
this thitig away."
"Capital bone, air!" said John, some
ii.'f ill me nanital bone!" ex-
claimed Fonsonby ; "the 'buss driver was .urii cry) MOll rushed into tha lobby, hi ! road.
complaining of the mortality amon- bis bair j,erally on end with terror. A message from the House was received
horses. Take it away." I .. What's the matter !" said Fonsonby. j transmuting the engrossed bill to charter
The mild geutleman looked alarmed, and .. t,-, there in bed fast asleep-I've ! the Rockiughatu and Coalfields Kailroad,
caused iu the act cf pulling up his left, sePn ;t the pendulum I I'll not .loep there : which was read and referred to tho Comu.it
collar. f0, .thousand pound." j tee ion Internal Improvements.
" Wretched house, this sir," said Fon-1 .. r,001i crscious ! What will yon do !" 1 he bill to amend the cbarterof the es
..t... .,.,ii.r..i.ll " never come here if i .. ei.- .t,. ..ie.if I had but mvUeru North Carolina Railroad was, on tno-
I avoid iti'tu". at Regetta time glad
get in anyahere."
" Yes, sir," said the mild one. !
"They served me a rascally trick once,,
and I bball never forget it. I wonder who
sleeps iu that room to-night poor devil."
" May I enquire what the trick wa?, sir ' " pro,i,le disturbance of tbe whole house.
" Oh, certaiuly." said Fonsonby," thcugVj ., llett , Jittw !' !nirl Fonsonbv, in an
I hardly like to tell the story, iu case joiil, ..fp1 tbe porter t0 hin? ,T
.hould doubt my veracity.' ' lugsga to No. 42. Ha! ba ! Capital Ret-
"Oh, sir " ' tvV' roared Ponsouhy, as he saw the cause
Well, it seems absurd to ta.k of haunt-1 wiU o tcrruri
BB" Lt at ai , "a r " .aid tho mild one, en- ably put to bed iu No. .2 and which the
couraginoly." ' I tuiU one in b,a terror bad taken for the
" But tht there is one in this houso I am pendulum.
.... j - i.er." exclaimed Fonsonby; "i In tha morning tha mild gentleman did
, i,h a large, old fashioned clock in it."
' No. 1'-' !" ga-ped the mild oue ; "that's' sola wateT. paid bia till, and gona off by
uy rco'ui'" 'the fi' rB n L ndon.
I "Hit, b, for Heaven' Bake !" id Pod
conby ; ' bad I known that I wouldn't have
, mnl a word for tbe world.
I " Jly dear air, dou't say that; pray go
od air. I'm not auperstltioua, neither am I
foolishly incredulous ;" aud the mild one
wiped his forehead, and emptied hia turn
bl:r at a gulp.
j " Well, aa you de!re it, I will narrate
my atory," aaid PoDsonby. "Itwaaeact
ly three years ago this very day, that I
o ml my luggage Ijuod ourselves io No. 42,
the last room (to the ehaniberniaid told me)
unlet in the house."
" Kxactly what ahe told me a eooVa-
trice I ' uitorrupted the tnilfl one,
nil tired by my day 'a journey, and
i went to bod exactly tbe clock struck IS.
. . - . . . .
1 , , V.l..J i. ...i,0 nn "tn"bfi3
,,epS(' od bl,gan ,0 re,(li j j,ft(j read about
five minutes, wben su'ltlenly I reeeiveaa
most violeut blow in the stomach, and the
clo'k struck a quarter. I started up; there
; wj DQ ODCuot,iug to account for the
Pneno,'ie,"- At la' ' I ncludcd it mut
have been fancy. I read on for another
nutirter of an hour, when I received two
blows, of greater violence than the former
one. I jumped out of btd, rcaolved to se
cure my ai-sailsnt. No; there was no one!
the clock chimed the half hour.''
" Another glass of brandy and water I"
cried the mild one.
It was brought, and I'ononby proceeded.
" I seised the bell-rope, but a scne of
shame would not let me proef-ed. I, there
fore, resolved to keep watch for a !..rt
time. As I cat up in the bed, my eyes fell
upon the faco of the old clock in the cor
ner ; I could not help thinking that wan in
some way connected with the annoyance I
had suffered. Aa I looked, the minute hand
1 gradually approached the IX on the dial,
' and the moment it arrived there I received
three distinct and particularly sharp rapa
on the crown of my hcud. Tbe clock
struck the three-quarters. I w now con-
vinced that there was something wrong.
! What was I to do! If I disturbed tbe j A bill to lay of a public roid in Madison,
houfe and told this story, I should be , l'at,se().
i laughed at, and set down either as drunk nju t0 niore f fectunlly prevent selling
I or dreaming. I resolved to brave the wort. j liq,JOr to slave'. Fas.-ed.
I I got out of led, and gently opening the hill cohccrninr; certain dibi!itics men-jelock-case,
stopped the vibration of the tinned in Revised Code. Pasod.
pendulum. A bill conccrniug the escape of slaves,
j " Come tt. nt muH prevent tbo striking," . pH.s,l.
thoupbt I ; and laid myself down with sotue-j Arjourucd.
thing like a chuckle at my own brilliancy."
I " A chuckle!" murmured the mild one. j January
j "I had not been in bed above five mi-! ?KNATF..
! nutes," resumed l'onsonby, " when I beard jjr j.;(iI1Pyj from Committee on Internal
the door of the clock-caso open slowly. I ImrTovemeiits. reported in favor of tha
felt, I confess, a trcmor-
" I should tbtnk so I
sault on the floor, and deliberately hop
hop hop towards the bed. it paused for
a moment, and bending its brarcn face full
upon me, said "
Spoke T gasped llifi niilt one.
"Said," (continued Pon-otiby, not heed -
mg the interruption,; "'Mr, I am very
much obliged to vo for stopping my Ubor.
People think I never want any rest, tut
that I can sUnd being perpetually wound
up, amfkept on the go. With jour per-
mis-ion, I'll get into bed." And, without
waiting for an answer, iuto ted it got."
. "'I i-uppose,' continued the pendulum,
' you are not aware that this is our room V "
" Our room I" said I.
' " ' Yes, mine and the rest of the works.'
Tbe man who made us died in this bed, and
left it to us as a legacy, lou tound some-
thing rather unpleasant, didn't yon !
"'Yes,' I answered 'very unpleasant.')
Ah ! that was tbe striking weight; ha I
.iw.T. served intruders that way wben we i
tre 0n. Wben we arc not, and I come
to bed, he is quite enough, iiat as 1 am
likely to be set going again in the morning,
and it's now nearly half past 1, I'll wUb
. nod nii'ht.'
.. no saiJ Fonsonby ; " I would ad -
.. -0i no saij I'onsonby ;
T;,e to have your cbamb
-a t0 bed."
i Cio o bed in No. 12!"
rub rr candie and
niild one " never "
.. , i r ii. era uavr oti j
nce lusj period 1 bave been taising oi.
:, :, for VOuto ring the bell. Come,
ril see yoa to the door ; ana .smug lue.r
candles, the pair went to No. 4
" Here we arc," said Ponsouby ; " good
The mild geutleman could only lave bis
bead in valediction, as be entered the naunt-
.a -u..i.. I . mionta ha uttered a
tol. ,,' . 0f that room !'
I 11 fetch it for you. I don't mind the
pendulum ; he's an old friend of mine."
n(j ;,, n0tLer minute the niild one was
traTeiin down to tbe coffee room, tuirping
It.:- carpet bar from stair to stair, to tbe
Lot show. He had drank three bottles of
."Vorili C arolina l'il;ittirr.
Mr. Cunningham, from Committea on
ICducation, reported against the resolution
to loan Carolina Female College SI 2,000
out of the Literary Fund.
Mr. McDowell, from same Committee, re
ported on the resolution to ioquire into tha
expediency of amending tbo Common School
law, ao as to authorize the loan of auy sur
plus remaining in the hands of Chairmen,
and recommending that the amendment ba
Mr. Kdney, presented a bill to authorija
the making of a turnpike road in the cnnr.
ties of Henderson and Buncombe.
tine the on tho 8th of February. Adopted
Ayes 31 ; Nayes 9.
The bill to amend the charter of tho Wil
mington, Charlotto and Rutherford Rail
road was announced as the order of tbo
The snhititute to tho til! was then adopt
ed and pa"ed it d reading, by tba fol
lowing vote Ayes 23, Nays 10.
1 he resolution in lavor of U. ri. :me,
Passed '.'nd and 'jd readings.
After attending to ether private business
the Senate adjourned.
IIOUSK OF COMMONS.
Mr. McKay, from the Committee on In
ternal Improvements, reported favorably
the bill to amend the charter of the Green
ville and French Rroad Railroad Co.
Mr. Kerr presented a resolution that all
amendtncnls of bills, whether adopted or
rejected, shall bo recorded. Fascd.
J he IJank of Salisbury was tr.cn tatcn
up. rus-ied yessni, nsys
A bill to euatilish tue sth Judicial cir-
icujt Wss tiken up and rejected.
j (0 ciaMr.,3 time of holding tha
.Supreme Court. Fussed.
i jucorporato liingham Co;il tuin-
I jn company. Pased.
bill authorising the ccntrnetion of a Turn
pike in Roneotube ami Jlaiiion.
T',; """':"" "f the Y'adkin
and I Ve Dfe Rivera to ih pasi: of fi.b,
passed i.'nd reading.
The till to extend the charter of ihe B-al1c
of the Slats was then taken up us tbe spe-
ciul order, peudim; which
. $ettQ adj.mrned.
HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Message was received from the Senate
proposing to mljiurn since die oa the 8th
Rejected by yeas 4, nays 54.
I The revenue bill was then taken up. Tha
consideration of the bill was continued to
adjournment. N important amendment
; made Mr. Ward entered his pretest againt
it in a pech of .omo lene.i'.i.
j The till to ineorpo-ate the Medical So-
ci.ty ot .ortn t. aroims was passed
Houae then adjourned.
Mr. Houston presented two metiorials
from cittiens of Uuiou County on the ip-
pomtment ot magistrates lor that county
i Mr. Brown, Banks aud Currency, in fa'
: of bill to establish tbe Miners and Mer-
: and .Masters by the people.
.Mr .'lcivay, same, against tne oi.i to
protect laborers and mechanics,
Mr. Gorrell, same, against the bill con-
eerning mortgages and deeds of trust. Also,
..:. t.:u . - -
"inr. 1 nomas! luteruil improvements, ia
: favor of the bill to amend the charter of tbo
i Cherokee Turnpike Company, and the bill
j to complete the survey of tbe Tennessee
line of North Caroliua Uailroad.
Mr. Bobsou introduced a bill to chasge
the time of holding tbe CouDty Courts of
Mr. McDonald, to amend the aot inoor-
porutin the Chcraw and loaluelds Mail-
! tion of Mr. Turner, made the order of tba
dav for Friday.
By cousent of tbe Senate, the bill for the
protection of the State's interest in the Cape
Fear and Deep Uiver Navigation Cotcpv
nv. or for the surrender of said interest,
was put on its second reading and rejected.
On motion of Mr. Love the bill to ex
tend the charter of the Bank of the Statu
was put ou its 2d reading.
IV fore taking actiou,
Ou motion the Senate adjourned.
HOUSE OF COMMONS.
Mr. Caldwell, of Burke, gava notice that
ba should to-morrow move to make bis bill
eoucerniug tha Western N. C. Road a spe
cial order for Saturday at 11 o'clock.
Tbe Revenue bill was then taken up and
its eonsiderati.m wa continued ui.t.l adjournment