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CIIAH-LOTTE, 3NT- C, OC"I"03SH33FS. 11, 1839.
TIIOHAS J. HOLTON,
Editor & Prophicior.
TEW MS :
, vjorii,.riirnlin Whig will be afforded tnaub.
irre lit TWO DOLLARS in a.ivnc TWO
rw'.'l I Ml AN I) HH V t'KNTH if payment b.
j ,Va t'.T '""' i " 1 " KK IHJIXA l8
1 t"li end t'"' T,",r N"Pi,Mer oe diecon.
'inn-d until u 1 1 irrenruge ere paid, except at the
opti'.nol Ihe Kdilor.
ilvcrtienents inaertrtl al One Dollar pe t square
M(. jm., or e.a,lhieiti'd type) for the firl iiner.
and 2j oent foretell continuance. Court sd.
.'.Tu'.c.nrnls "d Sheriff's Salee charged US per
er nl liirlr i and a deduction of 331 per cent, will
. ,j. from the regular price, for edvertieera by
tie veir. Advertiac.iicnte ineertcd monthly or
' ,,,.,!, at 1 per 1"r fi" e"c!l time. Semi,
monthly 7i cente per equare for each tia.e.
Persona when sending in llieir adverlieemenle
.1 n.arX i ii - .
nil be inaerlcd until forbid end charged ae- j
lPoetm"'" areaollienied In arlaa agents
T. II. HE.M & CO.,
WHOM..!.!-: BKTAII. DKALWIS
BRITISH FRENCH k AMERICAN
1)1! Y GOODS,
i:ri:TS ha i n, mioi,
T II. Ilaae. ( lUUU)TTr, . C.
J. A. Saoi.es. Ja.,
T. I.iriiim ALtiaKDte.
lr Trllrr & llnl.
f i II K .ub.criber la inaiiBficrorirjr and keep
I c..niar,tly o hand, Soap for Tetter, Pe Id
llrad or Ringworm, and food to .h wilh for
any oilier akin diaeaae. It will alao lake alaina
.ul of any kmd ol t itling. If any peron ie.
.,rn lo ! it to ell again, il c-n be hoe at re
eured price. The Soap iiae been tried by reP"n.
aiWe peraon and i iil t be eerUm eore. The
Sipea be bad at Dr. .. N. Ilulcluaun Al (o.'
Iiiug Mure and frum the aulwcnbtr.
CIIAS. T. EKKKII AKU.
.Wa 31. I&S9. Hl
ll TO V II IM l it
HAVE on hand and foe aal. Pick lea. Pr.
aerr.a. Jama, Jelliea, ryrupa, Ae., low fur
CASH 1 lKHr K.lof the Court ll"ii.
(Ui'rttt, Oct OS. I Carl. 3.tif
Ur.IaTSS Ill.IalM! KI.L I M.I
I re in Iht- Ho.loii lit II Compuni,
At Ummuftrlurtri' 'rarear
ISJ ela. per foot.
7 .. 3H " '
U - J
13 " 4 ply - 93 "
I f C-EAMT.ESS BELTS manufactured lo order
t abort notice.
fOA .Vf f r.VC llOSt: of all aura, fi.r water
or .tram prtaaure, tt dtttd eVerl frtm l
Xi lil t i o( all ilcacrintiun at && cent
J. U. F. ROONE
.Va 31, Ir35r. I3lf
fIIE auh-criber inf-.rme hia friende nd the
JL poblie generally, that he ha removed hia
Hhop lo the old aland of Moore A Ilvcrly, under
I., H. Wi'liam' Hlore. on Trade Hrect. wlier he
a prt-i.ortd to altrnd lo all ordera in hi line. He
ha .till . few article on band audi a
Golden Cook, Golden Star.FUntei'i and
ami a variety of
Alao, good aaaortntent of
I in ami HolluM-warr, v.
All of which I will .ill cheap fi.rt AMI nrCoun
D. H. RYERLY.
j.e.ii. ma. iu
T llHOSE ot my friend, who are indebted to me
JL by Note or Account, will pleaae obaerve that
I oav ri tired lrin the Drue; Hj.iih e. at Una
pUcv, and immrdi(e arHimrn n mhtttultlf rt-
,ly Hooka are in the h .ndaof Mr. J. P. Smith,
on whom peraou Can call, during my abaence,
II. M. FRITCIIARI).
CearbM, Oct. 26, 33if
fl'llt". undereigned having entered into Copart.
JL ncrahip f-ir Ihe purpoae of carry ing on the
Confectionary, Bakery, Fruit,1
Retail Grocery Business,
Reg leave to call the attention of Ihe eilitene of
t harlulta and nrnninding country to their New
Ntandon Trade Street, between Breiu'a and Frank.
nth all', at hprat A Daniel' old Stand, where
they wuuld be pleaaed lo ace all their friend nu
MOODY k NISBKT.
renr.,5, 1858. 48-lf
History of North-Carolina.
raHE 3ud volume la now piibli.hed. It em.
JL brace the riod of the Proprielury Guv.
errmenl, from lf.1.3 lo 1731.
1 1 forme handaome 8vo. vnlnine cf 59 1 pagea.
The uhoitptMn price wee half cent pg I
but the price of Hue volume la lc, aay 3 io in
elotb binding, 3 in Library ahecp. anil 3 23 in
half calf. It wn i, an eoi.ii nii.v ro 'am.
Owing to the -tilliculty of aeturing Agent in
many parte of Ihe State, we will forward it by
nail or olht-rwiae ir a fottmgt, on receipt of III
price; or both volume tor It cloth, 0 aliei p,
or 4 j half calf. I
A liberal diarnunt made tn Agent, or other,
who buv tn ell aeain I
K. J. HALE Si SON.
Fmyntnitlt. Aan. 6SH. 3.'itf-r
EXECUTIONS for the S. Court for isle.
Piano and Music Store
rilHR Subscriber keep contiimally, on riimt
JL Piano made by Hteinway A. Co., Nun..'. St
li-n aud oil, er maer.,l iM.w York. Which he
vill aell at tlie Inweat ralea fur CASH, or food pa.
per. Alao, the iateal Music on hand, at No. IbO
Main afreet bet ween the t.xchange Bank and the
Amerinan lintel, Columbia, 8. V. .
X. L. K1KBIHOJI, HERMAN L. LCIDINO.
K Kit It IS ON it LKDl .VC;.
Foitlgn and Domestic Dry Goods,
W HOLE8ALE AN D RETAIL,
nutYL arairr, onr ikj a raoai iino.
II 4KI.I.S I01, . V.
April SC., If 39. 7- r
f li.'iiltillr M illicit lire liiMiir
jMIS COMPANY continue to take riaka a.
vL gainil losa by fire, on lluuaia, Uooda, Pro
oure, Ac., at ueuwl ralia.
I f Office at the Drug Store of E. Nye ilutclu
aon 6c Co.
A. C. STEELE, I'rtudmt.
C. OVERMAN, Yie 1'multnt.
K.NYE HUTCH ISON.cy.f Wr,
A. C. STEELE, J. L. JiROWN,
M. B. TAYLOR, 8. T. WRISTO.V,
C. OVERMAN, V. SCAUR,
Joun L. LiiowN, 1'. Scabr lud S. T.
Wriuton, Ilrreulivt Committee.
Ap,ii 16, Ito. 7 if
$300,000 io. 1 Fruit Trees
I 'QIC sam:.
WSTBPO0KS fc ENDENALL,
VrojTutors of the HW Green XurierieM
at-d Gutfent, near Creenioto, X. C,
of theeitiaenaof tt.e N.uthern 8,.,e. .
eir very large atoe. of native and acclimated
Eruit Trie, tor the Fall and Winter Trade.
I line larre and handenme aaorlnxnt has been
- orop-iealtd truui thriltv heMhiii tree, and work.
1 ed upon the bet aeedlmg aloeka, w Inch a aure
guarantee of fruitlulneta and lungevily, il prnnn
nent eh.raeteri.t.e. in orch.rdm, which ahould
Mn( be overlooked by pcros wishing lo plant or.
.hard. , Hher lor .rk.l,ne o, U,..,ly o. The
lock tonaiat of lh lollowing tree i
IJO.000 Apple tree. ; 100.000 Peach treea ; 10,.
000 Peer Iree ; IS.Ixni Aprieolaj 111.000 Cheery ;
13.000 rium ; SotK) Nictanee lllOO Almond ;
HMWI quince j 4OU0 Grapa Vinea.
Heanli a verv fine ai.oi Inn nt of lerrante,,
ftraw berriea, Raaherriie, Uohm-Ih rrua, etc., all of
! which will be auld uii very reiaunable trrma fur
C'.h or approved p.iper.
All package put up in eu)icrior etyh , and
' complete invoice arut lo each patron, and o ar
' ranged that the invoice will be the hjnU: of the
orchard alter the treea are trun.pla.Mi d. if they
are Iranaplantcd aa e-rh one anneara on the liat.
Mr. T. J. Holloa will eel ae aeenl for the fur.
niehing of the people of Meckh nhuig and nrih
bering et-unlua wph the above Eruil Treea and
will lake pleaaur in lurwaioing ordcre lor the
Orf. 26 S.'.8
Dr. II. M, rritchard
I ELDING to Ihr.ol. citation ofnia.
nv tViriwle, reaectlully annunn-
cea lna Determination to reauine the
He may be oneullidat hi. i-flice.
I The rxmr preacribrd for without charge.
Aug .t3l. I85B. S5tf
1 111; mvi:ic
VKi 0 It A TO it!
rHcr.kKit nr .'it msm'Iiii,
t'oiupoundrd rutfrely from (.IMS,
I 4 ONK -r TIIK BrT rL.'! TIVK 1.1 vv.n UK
I MlfUki fcffnr tt. uuhti Ihtrt SWia t f.hntl.e,
aetl . mil'tttf, tM etlrtrs- fflil 1 tieU. ft l liejf nietajtrln ktocstn.
It t Hfj .vl r'ciirtk bmi Itrr fvfi.exf. ttrutttj Aral ,m th
iA etar-t (t vvobi4 mfttlew. itl on 'l- tutrh H wii
ls tl-r "IT thtkl riSMttK. tbn a"amlthilttr, s ttrfM4B tlsl
HI MlwtlfXIIaM t4 bltii4 It U ltltW.l Ilr1 Iff
THa l.lTffT tm erf th rnelfsll rvf iMfr rt fh
hno.eaSt tlj . 4M.-1 WeHl II 0 $ Mrtf.tr... ) twnrlmnfj -t.
IK p-rl rvf ihm TMtsfB ar (tlf 4T a 1 K . - A
I aalflieawl illri .Utwr. I Oil lh bcahl W l)f H thJ
lA tot lhe pr-arf-Bf imtotm of H (Ullrli wtrhtlel
lmeirll ftt f.ull tltlral W t f'li, sui'l lb
miy )'- t fli riwi
T'l t thlt rfvBffi la lt ttktn frvstprl flw Mt-aott irntl
bl4 mik lalVfr (ftltl" svtsT. plnlitt, IB IU luttM,
1 ha-Sta ItUAM rue,,, -m t.Nrlt.t 4,t rreaaf Mallear f Mtl
I h T Maim tipfilFliiHhfr pla lisMtib ( rt bila.
DMrMliif III MottU.
III tin M Htt
All v. I.n nae It nee elvlna; their wiieiilmaw
teallmonr to Ma fn.nr.
-Slla l ilir In the moulS wHh the ll
go.nli.r. a. iJ ih.IIiih ImiiIi lua.lhi r.
TKTJ LIVER INVIOORATOR
IS A M'lKS'.ll'll' MM'H VI. IH-o nVir at. an I. Ulle
taeieil 1.1. rr.
soroiin a c.. rrnir, su b-i.). r v-
llllMl P. 'i.'
m s mi.i ii
Jnan Ii. r. i "O
r... ...- a n. i.
um a, i
F. M'AHR Si CO.,
Charlotte, A- C.
A LAKliE SP1TLY OF
tit rasuv of Um 49mm-
rfewriutt a mliral r.ir. ,
lllllnM aitrk vr- rvr,t mirl, Whll l
r Cirtt n ralU th Mofgitw-k
I I Iteusl linejll 'tlMrvfT tiJ tartvarllaer.
itom te.kt.t IwltM rsjiii ti.:, ittvi.t llrhf
('..if ors 4tMf lajbsva) t "I it-M. eHM lb Ma
ganii. 4wtt rss) 4 . v, .
On rtna Ukban atla sjarh fkW tJ.l villi rurt Dfapt-ptllal
- r rt I wo Ip k TajatBlla wtli iill t
Kirk llraitrhr. p ;
Htt t-Mt)a Mbm Atp H tnttl vtii rvjeit'vn inrmnfe lK
r ttf lb etleawtM. at.H Unkss a i f. 1 cm
i ona 4" imnte H'l hollr- hil4)
i in rlnsw frft-jeji rraMttrH M PH a mr fn i iolfr
MoHiua, ajitl itBtiii oi ( holf-ra.
t-rttrt la ina.-n.si t iha net rt U,
fli. tM lh aflearl of Wl tn" " 9t " ,,r fc lt
0aT" fa bvmla takati i.r , Jitiitltr rej,9,t aUaaJ
l "for to lh rtfsM'l' .nt rtlNhaa 'f-d ilifj. i r (
iiia tVtaa ofitm rt-tM-etirii aV9) rt.taa hrstitlc Dliir-
llnt r aomplamia ,i , almmt lo iba Dr- !..
t 't m larn taa cr .t ; iltkrha r)vl b Worm. Nl
vTiilrl'n ibara ta rvn nrM, a.fi, Ui rtjuttl ih
! wo.ld aa il I w-
aVaT A fa wlila curat "" IrO, by airittntj ttva
bwr.ia. j fV
Watams-rlseskatttafM tawm r 4 ihta mMinm
I KKSII AHKIVAL OP
HOUSTON V IIUXTJUl
AS j'uat received frcab arrpply n CAN.
11 1)1 KS, of all kimla.alao Citron,' arrant,
Kaiailra, K.g. and a vuritty of Rule. Cull at
HOUSTON & HUNTK1VS,
I Ifcior Kaet of the Court ffouee.
CkarlotU, Oct. 26. 1858. 33if
A Great Bailie to Le Fought I
II K eulribrra iiiforui the citizens of Char
lotte and vicinity, that they have on hafte)
nd are eoftttantly receiving, a auperb aaeortrncol
uirrrinr lo any tiling that liaa ever been offered
in thia aertiun. Their aluck cmiaiaU in part of
the liilldwing ariiele :
Sofaa, Tele Tetra and Divaria,
Cane Bottom Rocking Cliaira, Mahogany and Cane
Keat Parlor I hair, and Ruah tiotloni Chain,
Mahogany and Cane tiultnm Rocking Chairf
Wurdrnhea and Bureau,
Marhle and Word Top Centre Tablea,
Marble Wii.li Mil ml. and Hinka,
Card and Work Table..
Mahogany and Walnut Extenairn Table.
Muhiganv, French and Elizabeth Hcoatcnoa,
What Nut. and Parlor Delia,
Looking Glaarea from 14 to 970 a Pair,
Kelt-Rocking Cradle and lirclining Clmira,
Tucker' I'atent Sunn? Iloltmn Itrdateada,
Canopir. with I, ace Netu.., and Muaqneto flara.
t ullage rurmlure hy the aet.
In n and Wood llxt Rncka,
Gilt Moulding of all eixee for making Glaas and
picture f reiiii-a.J
Everv h in i ofnialeriala for aale generally uted
by Cabinet Makera, auch aj Glue, Locke Knoba,
llingca. Walnut, Mahogany, Ac., Ac.
And laat, though not 'cant, we keep alwnyl on
hand aupplv ol
Fisk'i Metallic tturial Cases.
J. M. SANDERS k CO.
far. May 31, lfcS3. 1 1 U'
V.VO'At SaCriflffi atMOITOW'S
ll'IIE Siihiriber. reapeetfully inform the peo.
M. pie of the eurrouiiding country, that Ihey
""a .ne price, or nice ..ocw, con.i.L
)ty (j0WS K fl (1 V-M 2 (ie ClothiDg,
I J ' i
HOOTS, A 1..V,
and a great variety of other G.ioo, winch will be
old rrardlraa lo coat.
IfiHA'TllV MHHllTEi.l.. in ...l.n
- v'v b
Robe Dre.aea wurlh J 00 at '2 60
r-hawla worth 4 00 at U Oil
Mantilla woiih S 00 at 2 AO
BoniKla worth 8 00 al 3 50
Hoop Skirt worth 9 50 at 125
Ft eol'd Pru.U worth 15 at 10
Rieachtd and unukached ltumeaticaat New York
I'ricia, and all Good kept 111 Store, o!d in propor
tion lo the aitove prieea.
HAMMERSLAG A MENDALLS.
JulVS, lr59. 17 if
'I lit Hil Am Hi Male, r.ircvcr.
IlX)K H KRKt KR I KINDS, and fMI.w rifitv-ni., itb black tjtB, tl tucb form ! Tber
j will you buj Hie bull u- feTAl Huf NoK'Mi rQTli joneg eama uTrePtoQ foradiforco.
AnM.i.ii f ii au, wiiu iu me u irtcriorr', vr
airile to Ihe t'ounljr Apeitl, for t H it New,
La r;;r .iimI .TI ;i 11 i limit Tliip.
-id vnu will get the whole St.it-, with her Rivr,
Uad. Ir..n and Co I
uwn and Y iilaigta, her
Meh p, itd all tlie C i tiro, lowni ina V illp
noble Mout.lu.ti and SprmpP, utitj her Field mni
want tlua GOI,IKN PKIZK. i.ow it
M i icrrn JrH by five. Jiirdrr viwa
of the State IJou, lnanc Asylum. I hnpt-I Hi. I.
Male and Kemale College. 4e e.. one ot tba
rktnpflt and eT Map. ever published.
J'EAKCE k KKST, HilUboro', N. C.
AliKNTs V aNTKI) tor ivery county id the
Apply a above.
sl;Vi:. per it'll I. p r iiiiiikiii.
fillK.K IIOMIS .re ui.douht, rily Ihe ..feat .
JL inveatmtnt that can he made, and arcrcally '
nreierubl. to any mm. Hond. ' ,
The county cannot repudiate. j
Tin y bear eerea per cent intcresl payable mi-'
.imunlly. with Coupona for the an. I
They arc of the denomination of H00, which'
will make them more current and u.clul lor do. j
l i.e coupon will prove a convcninit medium
fur paying couniy laic. I
Theciliacii. ol ll.ecou,,Iy.hul1I.o..e...l.en..l
and Hit y are nw orli red to Hu m. Tropoeala left ,
ate. .he? Ih.nk it. Charlotte or with Captain John '
Walker will n ccive prompt attention.
H. W . Gl ION.
Vr. iv. c. if k. a. k. c.
Srpt. S8. lo58.
fSIK firm of lit NDKKSON &. AIIKI'.NS wae
Al. di.olcd on Ihe lal of January, by mutual
cunacnt. JAS. P. HEN Dt.KSON, wilt hereafter
cjrry on the bueincaa on hia own account. All
peraone indebted will pirate come forward and
rttle at once, aa the buaincs mu.t be cluard up
HENDERSON Si A II KENS.
HAVINli old my entire intereat in the firm of
IIKMIKUSON AIIKt.NS to Mr. J. P. I1KN.
1KI(S()N, I etill expect o remain lor aon.e tune
yi I al the .tore and .hall be happy lo ait on
my frieuda and cn.tcmera, particularly on Ihoae
who would fork over the little change, due me
and the cunct-rn.
F. V. AHRENS.
January 1659. 4t-tf
A TTOIiNKY and Counaellor al l aw, Sa.ta
t ken an office, jointly with J. A. t'ol, Erq
upstair next door to the Court Holme, where he
will lie conetantly preaent to attend to all calla
on profctainnal buame made lor himaelf, or for
Mr. Kox, when h i abaeul.
Janaare 4, IH..9. 4.1lf
1 III. II S0", F TAN,AARk''orib W hi wife to -ut on he? bonnet, sod arm
JL aAF" " winch Ihe caeh will be paid. ul LI , , , .,, ' .
' m. B. TAYLOR. n rm ,hy P''fd,, 0 CUigyaan of
Lightly row !
Lightly raw !
O'er tba glaaay Vea w f ;
Smoothie glide !
Smoothly glide I
On the ailjnl tide.
Let th wind IN Wat: be
Mingled with ev !itpdy ;
6infc' a'i tael !
Sing and float J
Ir. eer little boat. '
Far away !
Echo, in Ihe rock, at play,
To thia leutly .pot.
Only with th e.ird' note,
Shall ear dying nuaic fleet !
Lightly row !
Llgh'ly row !
Keh a voice i low I
Lightly row !
Lightly nw !
O'er the glaaay waiea we g )
Sinnol lily glide.'
Smoothly glide !
(n the ailant ltd.
I.t the winda and water, be
Mingled with our neleey ;
Sing and float 1
0 Sing and float I
In eur hull boat.
Dave of eomnierV glory,
Day I love to.
All your acenea brilliant,
Thej re dear to me.
La, la, I..U,la,U,la,le, la, la, la, la.
All the day I'm Ively,
Tho' the day long )
And from morn la evening,
Sounda my haipy ong.
La, I, la, la, la, la, la, la. la, I., la, la.
Lei my mind be trr
Bright a yonwr run ;
Pur a the breera,
Jut a. night om... on.
La, la, la, la la.li.la,!. la.la.la, I.
Meadow, field md mountain,
Clothed in .lining green ;
Liltl rippiing fuiniaina.
Through the vallow. aeen.
Bird thatrwectli warble
All the aumine day ;
All thing apeak b nuiaic,
Their CreaUr'a praii.
I)IVOKCK 11 V JIISTAKK.
One winter kere came to Trenton,
Nw Jersey, two men, named Smith and
Jones, who bad! both of tbem designs
on the Legislature Jones bad a bad '.rife
and was in love -with a pretty woman
be wished to b divorced from hit bad
bad wife, so tbat b might marry the pretty
woman, who. bribe y, "a a widow.
Smith bad a god wife, good at an angel,
tnd the mother of len children, and Smith
did not want to badivorced, but did want
to eel a charter r t turnpike or plank
r0ld t0 cl(end fro pig-, Kua to Terrapin
Well, they, witbtbtfc differect errindn.
' camfl to TreutoD, ajd iddreised tbe asReoi-
l)mA tiidnm with i umi1 arcumenti.
- . . ;.t. -:t,
. J 'upper Comeoted of oysters wilb rich
DBCkgrouUU Ol TWJ1S101 j aeuuuu, injuui a iu
j great'pVenty, from 'Jeeey lightning," which
ir a kind of looototve at full speed, r-
duced to linuor skart. to Newark cham
To speak in plab prom, the divorce rata
gave a champagm supcr, and Smith, th
I turnpike man, folbwedwith a champagne
l breakfast, under tla mJlifviDg influence of
wji(,b ,be aenirjed ,,dora passed both
, ,. , , ,.,. i-ii. . .
divorce aud the turnpike bill, and
Jones and Smith a cpy of each bill m
their pookets WCDt ejoioitlg home, Over
miles of sand, throurt tbe tribulation of
m,ny .V'S" 0CH..
!niitb arrived hoio m the vcning, and
a he sat down in birparlor, bis pretty wife
beside him bow ptttv the did look 1
d fi f fa fa 0rerhearing th
" . . . - ,
other five rtudyin, their let.ons in the
corner of tbe roor, Smith was induocd to
expatiate upon tbtgood results of bis mis
sion to Trenton
"A turnpike ny dear; I am one of the
direotore and wilbe President. It will set
me up, love; w an send our children to
a boarding-tcboo and li v. in style out of
the toll. Her iitbs charter, honey."
" Lei me sent," said the pretty littl
wife, who wat od of tbe cioest of wives,
with plumpness nd goodnes dimpling ail
over her fsce, " it m see it," at tbe leaned
over Mr Smith'sshoulder.
But all at one Smith's vitage grew long -,
Smith's wife's viage grew black. Smith
was cot profancbut now b ripped out an
" Blast us, wif, thos infernal scoundrels
bav gone and droreed aa I"
It was too trot the parchment whioh he
held was a bill of divorce, in wbicb tbe
name of Smith aid Smith' wif appeared
in frightfully Utbla letter.
Mr. Smith wipd her ye with tbe eor
ner of her apron
" Heie't a turnike," th said sadly," and
with tbe whole c our ten children staring
ra in th faee, I ain't your wife Her'
Blast the pik and th Legislature and '
Well, th fact is tbat Smith, reduced to
tingle blessed aes, enacted into a stranger
lo bia own wife.ewore awfully. Although
th night wat drk, and most of the dtni-
tent of Smith t own naa gone to cea, omim
I their church.
I "Goodness, Mem mo!" exeUiroed Ibel
good man at be raw them enter. Smith
looking like the last of June "had. Smith
if wiping her ejea wilii the eorner of her,
epron "Gofldnesa blew me wbat's the
" The matter is, I want yoo to marry us
M6.,!.ff" 'vff Y!lAy. 1
wi ,K IV Jl A Ti jeal",,ed h,e e,erm"
nth expanded fingers and awful eyes j are
rlennk oe . h i. .1,. I. t
' ti 1 . - ., j .1 '
c n ..
finally married them orer
d would not take a fee :, the
he was, he was dymg W be
alone that be might give vent lo a suppress
ed laugh that was shaking bim al) over J and
Smith and Smith's wife went joyfully home
and kissed every one of their children.
The little Smiths never knew ibat their fath
er and mother had ever been made strang
ers to each other by legislative enactment.
Meanwhile, and on the tame night, Jones
returned tn hi not!.. lrtwnHri;r.nn I
believe aLd sought at once tbe fine black I lt Wowed by involuntary spplaus
eyes which be bad hoped shortly to call bis I mon? ihe gentlemen, but we wondered how
own. The protty widow sat on tbe sofa, a m,,J fair cheeks in that largo assemblage
white kerchief tied carelessly about her of love,J 1di, flu,,led e""1 "Ke B"ceP
round white throat, ber black hair laid in j inH assertion of the leelurer.
waves against eaeh rosy cheek. iiat il is indoed, quite reasonable to fn-
" Divorce, is the word, cried Jones, play-c7 thst lovers who compsrc th lips of
frilly patting her double chin ; " the fact is ,lleir niistioascs to all the sweetest ami most
Eliia, I'm rid ef the eursed woman, and charming things of nature, apostrophizing
you and Til be married tonight. I knew them as "twin chernos," " ripe strawber
how to manage those scoundrels tt Trenton. ' rie." " rosebuds, bathed in perfumed dew"
A ehamnairne sunner or was it r.reak.rt ?
did the business for them. Put on your
bonnet and let ns go to th preacbors at
The widow, who was among widowi as
peaches among apples, put on ber bonnet
and took Jones's arm, and
"Just look bow handsome it is nut on
parchment '" cried Jones, pulling out tbe
document before her :" here's the law that
savt tbat Jacob Jones and Ann Caroline
Jonea are two."
Putting her plump gloved hatid on Lis
shoulder, she did look at it.
"O dear!" she said, with her rosy lips,
and sank back, half fainting on the sofa.
" O biaxes !" cried Jones, and be sank
beside her, rustling the fatal parchment in
bit band J " bere't a lot of happiness and
tbe champagne gone to ruin."
It was a bard case. Instead of being di
vorced, aDd at liberty to marry the widow,
Jacob Jones was simply, by tbe Legisla-'
lur of New Jersey, incorporated into a
turnpike company, and what made it worse,
autboriied to run from Barliogton to Bris
tol 1 When you reflect that Burlington and
Bristol are located just a mile apart, on op
posit sides of the Delaware river you will
j observe th extreme hopelessness of Jones'
" It's all the fault of that turnpike man
who gave there the champagne sapper or
was it the breakfast T" cried Jones in ago
ny. If they'd chartered me to a turnpike
from rig a Run to lerrapin Hollow, I might
have borne it , but tbe very idea of build
ing a turnpike from Burlington to Bristol
bars an absurdity on the very fao of it."
So it did.
"And you aiut divorced," gaid Eliza, a
tear rnoning down each oheek.
" No !'' thundered Jones, crushing his hat
between bis knees, " and what is worse the
legiaiaiur. is arurDa ana gone 0 orae i,
( .uu, .u una uo uva . iuiuu ll"
nest vrar 1
It was a bard cast
Ibe mistake (!) had occurred on the last
day of the session, when the legislators and
transcribing clerks were laboring uuder
iu.iu.(,nc uir..iji V.UJIIU a uiui. uau ,
been put where Jones's ought to have been,
nd ' witey wcrsey, aa tbe Latin poet has it
- - many arc the saenbees to ease and conve-
A Sh'rkwd Tbick.-Ou Thursday last, uience which we make to ruuder ourselves
two boys who work for Mr. Taylor, tobac- I loreable. We consult fashion aud wear
couist, on Maiu-st, -ere passing thro' the balloons under our dresses and little bird s
Manufacturers' Hall, on tbe Fair Grounds, ! nests on our heads, " do " the Gothic or the
when one of tbe youngsters, putting his band ! Ionic in dress simply for the sake of being
in hia pocket, found an elegant bead purse'called charming by the hirsute portion of
full of money. He showed it to his compa- humanity ; c.u we not, then, for the same
nion, and both were much pux,led to know ' reason, deny ourselves the iujurious and dis-
bow such a treasure found its wsy into such guMing habit of snuff using, and conaign
an out of tho way place. The boy decided snuff boxes, bottle and brushes to obliviou
to keep the money until he should find an 'that has fallen over the aspiring combs,
owner. nd continued on through the Floral
Hall. Afier passing through this hal Ihe
felt for bis puree and found it missing. The
boys, being ntitl more puzzled, immediately
made the circumstance known. The ouly
inference is, that some light-fingered magi
cian stole the mouey, aud to make himself
doubly secure agniust detectiou, put it into
tbe boy's pocket, aud kept bis eye ou hiui
until be got an opportunity to take it away
again. V bave beard of many shrewd
tr.ckt among tbe followers of this danger
out and profitable profession, but this is tbe
crowuing one. !l lieeluw Intel.
CO' Mr. W. W. Walker, jr , of the Colum
bia Coutant, has received, by late steam
ers, confirmatory intelligence of a legacy,
which will net Jt'105,000 sterling, besides
interest, exchange, etc. Its value is fully
525,000. Mr. Walker goes to New York
soon, to complete arrangements for its trans
fer to bis credit a very agreenblo duty
The many friends of Mr. Walker in Charles-
ton, Columbia and other sections ol tue
State, will rejoice at this favor of dame For
tune, who baa this lime poured ber trea
sure upon a most deserving and worthy re
cipient. A Retort DibscT. A clergyman from
a neighboring town and oue of his elder
ly parishioners were walking home from
church oue icy day lat winter, when the
old centleman slipped and fell flat on his
back. Th minister, looking at bim a mo-
ment, and beiug assured he was not much
burt, said to bim : " r neud, sinners stand
on nlir,nerv places." The otd gentleman
looked up, as if to assure himself of the fact,
and said, "I see they do; but I can't."
r A pretty girl and a wild horse ar
liable to do much mischief; for th one runs
way with a fellow's body sad tbe other
ruus away with his heart.
We invite lie uttention of the Scotch and
a , ,..
"iac"ot'j V'"i " '
aeeomp'.iiihcd Editress of the Temperance
Crusader, Mrs. Mary E. Bryan; Mulim
Jdg. N'eelet, la hi. admirable lector, of
week, gave tobacco users, and especial -
, , . . ' b ,. . ' !... i
- lJ leiniDliie snuu Q.pper. very gr.ee . u,
but pretty sevore rap eu piutant. The ar
out pretty severe rap en jxkatani. lucir-
, ,en,Uve keeD ?ehet'tttd ontilthey are
, b fc JuJ conj0D,cd tLa 'BW
i 'ioeDt oue. , ,-, lo rriiIIIllta seD.
" Y'oung ladies," said hc--?tb that dry
hnraor which is trrosiatible when it falls
from lips so grave " YouDg ladies, let me
give you a conclusive argument against
snufTrabhine : No centleman can love
lady who uet snuff, and none of you can
'do without being loved."
: snd " rosy Bibles on which love has sworn
' lould be shocked and disgusted at. seeing
,uo"e "agrani pormis uncmn w .umn
a mop, covered with the vile dust of the
By ron expressed a decided aversion to
seeing a woman eat; the process was loo
disencbauting ; would not the fastidious
poet have "swooned away," as Mrs. Part
ington says, had be beheld the " lips that
make us long to taste them dipping with
the snuffy saliva ! Fancy Gulnare of Haidee
regaling themselves with Mackaboy! Shade
of Grecian Helen I it is more preposterous
than the idea of tbe Modiciao Venus in
We once saw a shower bath thrown upon
the ardor of an enamored young lover, who,
upon entering the drawing room suddenly
unannounced, found his Duloinra practising
at the piano, with her snuff-bottl on the
lamp niche before her, aud a brush be
tween ber lips. As be entered, she wss
singing, or rstner muruoiiL, witn ner
mouth full of Snuff
"Call me pet nam'., darling,
Cull 1110 thy flower.'
Think of applying the epithets of rose
bud or lilly to such a "darling!" Tobacco j
blossom would bave been th ouly appro
priate " pet name just then.
Once it was our privilege to be present
at tbe preparation! for a regular wire-grass at '-'O per ceut, grave doubts being eutertaio
wedditiir. where veritable pumpkin pies are I ed of its legality. Shifts and expedients of
eaten and the games of forfeit and grind the
bottle are the height of the fashion. resources of ihe u.uioD, a'e resorted to lo
While Ihe cake was being iced and dress-' kP il 'n motion, ,0me of them alleged to
ed, tbe bridegroom elect came over, and the ' be 80 g"'1 ,lle?,,l to for o't'e;
bride consequently, as b.came her in.por-j "0" Congress. Let the imports ouly
tance carried bim about to see the ?re. fall back to where they stood a year ago,
paratious, with a round, terrapin-looking tll! 1'reasury is at oooe bankrupt,
snuff-box iu her baud, and in her mouth a; But there are many other ways by which
huge twig of " blackgum," nearly a quarter tho p ul lie money goes than selling mules at
of a yard in length, wnicn sue luuustnous-
, ftMei al ghe talked and imied. Won-
,jer jf sight was very suggestive to bioi of
matrimonial kisses snd blisses : of ambrosial
U .U ...A Wr. W- .hnnlrl
. fan DQt ,
w'e ,iare tL(, teslinjonT 0( a polished and
'efant gentleman, that no man can truly
gDj jeiCBey l0Te a lady who uses snuff.
W .11 of us wish to be loved it is natu-
ral and right that we should and very
shoebuckles. aud sky-weeping bonuels of
our graud mothers ?
Murder or Major Nkmiidors A let
ter has been received at the I'nited Slates
Indian office, from M. Leiper, United States
agent for tbe Texas ludiaus. confirming tbe
sad intelligence, published yesterday, of tho
murder, on the 1 4th inst. of K. S. Neighbors,
Superintendent of Indian Affairs in that
ftato. 1 be same lutei.tgenc also announc
ed the death of Leiper ; but, as will be seen
from what is stated below, he was severely
WOUtldeil, but ul billtl. dpevkiua; f !.
affair Mr. Leiper says that tliey leit the
camp on the False Washita on the 0th inst , suffered them to continue until tbe call from
with a view to return to their respective the Senate uncovered their atrociousocss.
posts ; but ou the "lh, while moving, tbey 'ay, we have no evidenej that be has ever
were attacked by a party of hostile ludians, stopped this deliberate robbery of tbe publie
who robbed ihetu of three auituals, aud iu- i purse, nor any tbat it is not continued to th
flictcd three very severe wouuds upou hi.u- present hour. Of what avail is it that du
self. After repulsiug the Indians they pro- ties ou imports run up to a high figure, if
ceeded on their way meeting wilh serious the mouey is to be squaudered in this scan
obstacles on account of high water, bnt on dalous manner. Here are only six Custom
tho Ifth arrived at Belkuap, Youug county, Houses whaie goas receipt, are 51-J,613.5it
Texas. Finding the JSraaos too high to to collect which costs S41,779!, thus ma
cros., they were compelled to remain duriug king a dead los of $-tV!,130 U4. Ther
the night. The next morning M tjir Neigh- j rnit be gross, corrupt partisanship involv
bors walked up to the town. Atier having ' ei j this shameful waste of public money,
coucluded hie business, bo started on his re-i This excess of col inuit have gjne intj
turu, to their camp, or temporary residence, 1 ti,e pJt-kels of '.he bullies and wbippers
be was assailed by a man who i presum whom the Administration everywhere re
ed to have been an entire stringer to him, ' .-,iu to carry elections. We doubt not thd
who finally shot him, from the effects o!"i uen Uoue of Representative, will uncover
which be died iu twenty minutes. The cause a tis.-ue of aickeuiug villauies, enacted iu
of this tragical event is said to hsve been I conueetiou with th Philadelphia Navy
. rather free expression on the pirt of Ms-
jor Neighbors of his opinion in relation n
thc killing of a Reserve Indian some lime
previous. After the death of Msj-ir Neigh
bors, the public property found in lus pos
si mi was ta keu charge of by Ageut Leiper
(V A man has no more right to say an
uncivil thing than to act one ; no more right
to say a ru le thing to another, than to knock
WII7 THE TREASURY 19 EMPTY.
Some Gne morning during the coming
,i' winter. Congress may expect a call for
money unJtr the Dame of the difkiency
n,eM (,illa have been annually grow,
jnj, larger so that knowing the chronio
' propensity of tbis AdrntDistratioD to waste
"J, way bo announced beforehand
, ' be next will overtop any of tts prcde-
' cnaaore. Yet n the fsce of this inoreatDir
deficiency, au impudent pretense of eeeno-
y set op by the c
I party. Afo.lo.8ng
I from a Custom House
my is set op by the official organs or tbe
clerks are discharged
where for years ibey
bave been mere partisan supernumeraries,
and credit is taken for retrenchment. Al
most in the same breath the scandal is en
acted in (.'tab of soiling 700 valuable mulet
at auction in a neighborhood where there
v.r tut ocli it hail rvreerrano.
a I ....... . . .1 j -u. . un
ed should be there, and then giving them
away at less than half price. When Bu
chanan came into power there were $-0,-000,0(10,
in the treasury, yet in ten months
it had all disappeared, and $3J,000,000,
had to be borrowed. Eight months sfter
wards another SK,O0D,lM(, were borrow
ed, and fiv months later another $10,.
000,0(10, were had in the ssme way, or 8'J0,.
000,001), in all. But 011 the heels of this
came the further demand for Sao.OOJjtlOO
with which to steal t'ooa, mr.king it ri-iita
apparent that had tbe treasury unluckily
contained the aforesaid money, means would
have been found to uso it in tbe accomplish
ment of that nefarious projr-ct. The chanoet
are that Congress will be asked at an early
day for such a sum as will swell the publie
debt to a round one hundred millions of
dollars. Whether a House of Representa
tives will be found pliant enough to grant
that demand remains to be aeen. Yet with
all this immense asm of ninety tbe Govern
ment msiolains but a shuffling and beggarly
existeuee. It keep its bead above water
only by the unexpected receipt of duties on
importt which are destroying the industry
of ta people, and which hare sent gold
out of the country this year iu a contin
uous stream at the rale of 33, 000,000 per
annum, $.'j0,00(),000 more than the previous
year, and 8''0, 000,000 more than the dis
astrous year of 1S57. Now if the export
of that year precipitated such s crisis, what
cousequenocs are to follow the drain of this?
Tho management of the Post Otuoe is a
soandal to a freo people it would be dis
graceful even in a despotism. In many
places tho people who pay large and ample
sums for pot?gtt are cut off from mail fa
cilities, and are compelled to either carry
their mails themselves or do without them.
That Department shufile along a mere fi
nancial cripple, by issuing scrip for its
debts, aud tbis scrip i peddled among th
1 money -changers and contemptuously shaved
various kinds, unworthy of the power and
nan price 111 nan. maistroaeoi unancier-
ing resulted in a single loss. There are out lets
through which gold runs from tbe Treasury
all the year round. The whole revenue-
nt, ...l.ni i. a tnn.njnii. llitm
Wliell Mr Cobb Wii caled on by the geD.
ate lo make a clean breast of it, and saw
how many loafers he kept in his Custom
Houses, how much money these fellows ool
Iected, aud how much they got for doing it,
h compelled to acknowledge that at
" nuniigiu.., iiawaie, iuum ouuecisu in
1"? was 5,004 57 to do which be
employed eight men whose salaries amount-
ed lo Sl.i,1! I? J a dead loss of nearly 14,-
At Annapolis, four men, ardent as a
Southern suu could make them, were kept
P'"J W Je" ,'n "ee,l
. for whic h they received $1193. At
Ocrakoke, North UroIiiia, wer collect-
ed at a cost of ?1,300 At I ort Oxford, m
Or.gsin. were collected by two stout,
able-bodied men, who received the very in-
sign.uca.it sum ot , lor this extraordi-
nury etlort. At .Monterey, taliloru.a, tho
amount co'.lo:'ed reached the snug sum of
Si", but it required three men to perform
the feat. They performed a much greater
feat by draf'tig salaries to the amount of
$7,0.0. At Huflalo, in this State, 510,140.03
WCre collected, for whioh laborious service
ten men received tbe comfortable sum of
What kind of man must Mr. Cobb be to
suff.T such atrocious abuses as these to go
uiifefonued? Doubi'ess be is not responsi
ble for their original existence these
'(. man hive been hani-inc to the nub-
lie teat when he assumed omce. uut no
ard, jj-t previous to the last election.
Willi aaste like i hia iu a single department
of Government outlay, uo surprise should
be felt at the unguitude of any deficiency
bill to be submitted to Cougreas. But
the same corrupt extravagaooe may b.
seeu in every departuient and will, ut
doubt, b hereafler detected where it may
not now be even suspected. Krery investi
gation ao far ha dereloped its exiateuee.
I'he next Congress will coutaiti mor thait
ou Hercules, strong enough to grapple win,
the t?k ot uuveiiiug the hiu leu aboiuiaa-