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MASSACRE OP MEMBERS OF THE
erible"tc?ncs have been enacted at
Caraecas recently, which arc thus de.scri
bed in a letter to the editors of the Phila-
delphia American :
'CwrrifLidn of the N. American anl U. S. Gette.
1 Puerto Cabello, Feb. 5, 1848.
I rigretLxceedingly that it devolves
upon me to record a very serious entente
which occurred on the 24th ult., at the ci
ty of Caraecas, and in the Halls of Con
gressman attack by the order of Govern
ment! or wjth its consent, upon the Repre
sentatives of the people, in solemn delib
eration, which resulted in the death of sev-
eral members of the House of Represen
tatives. Subsequently the Government,
through violence and menaces, procured
the passage of whatever measures it
thought proper to present; in fact the
members who have not been able to es
cape jare vigilantly and strictly guarded
by the) military, and therefore the will of
one prevails, or rather the bayonet is now
the Legislative and Executive.
AH eyes and hopes1 rest upon General Wife are highly gratified to see that the
Jose Antonia Pacz, for the re-establish- nearer the time arrives for the meeting of
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J, V ..it' rr Q.V& nmna. l, him free to discuss it :
ulr,.,- r. ..i.-i.i- . 1 A-mvnr. In the exercise of all his
t. have the law repealed, not
the widow of his eiuesison, jonn, iwuu r ..- .. . i, - mmm.i
i wnpmer 11 relates o
.i.n an nioPA of Mrs. Adams., with one
or two children. He owned and occupied
the mansion of his father, in Quincy. .
Tflfi CAROLINA WATCHMAN.
Salisbury, IV. C.
THURSDAY EVKNING. MARCH 9. 1848.
I FOR PRESIDENT,
GENERAL ZACHARY TAYLOE,
l OF LOUISIANA.
OF WAKE COUNTY.
ment pi order andntonsiuuiion, wnicn the National Convention, the more closely
has been most outrageously violated by unitei, lhe great Whig Party of the Coun
the enemies of a free and enlightened gov- fe 6 . r
ernment. There has been an embargo
for several days passed upon all vessseK
both at this port and Laguayra, but by
the strenuous exertions of Mr. Shields, U.
S. Consul, the obnoxious degree was re-
mo vcl.lJp wards of forty distinguished
cttszens of Caraecas embarked from La-
try becomes. 1 here are out lew, very
indeed, who do not approve of the propos
ed Convention ; and we are confident that
before the 7th day of June arrives, the
Whig party will present an undivided
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it leave him free to en- !
right is equally perfect in regard to te one as
the other. Circumstances may modify the
exigencies of the country may control the, ex
ercise of this right; but his constitutional right,
as a man and a citizen, is to discus the law
fully. He ought to do so, because he is bound
to obey implicitly. That is my doctrime."
jSach sentiments, must meet the) inward
approbation of every Loofoco, altho he
may openly denounce it. The fiat jias gone
forth from His Majesty, the President, that
every one who dares question his acts or
even exercise the right guarantied to him
by the Constitution to discuss them, he is
giving "aid and comfort to the enemy
and as a necessary consequence, the lesser
lights must follow in the Svake, and say it
is treason. What a humiliating specta
cle. If the fathers of the Republic could
come forth from their graves, they would
tremble for the safety of the liberty which
they toiled and struggled to secure for
seven long years. The above sentiment
of the President, is worthy of the source
from whence it eminated. IF i it had
come from the Autocrat! of the Russia's
no one" would or could have been aston
ished at it.
; i 1 GEN. TAYLOR'S LETTER TO PE-' ry the wbol Whig party Lut .
tu Krtionii tnfiKrronAr f f Mnnd. in ft . 1 xu oAlllil. Lou. . leariul havoc in thU . . .
long article upon this subject, takes ground in The New York Herald contains the fol- j in fact, the very ma h to pi: r-
favor or the rauncaiion oi tne ireaiy. i 1 neiou (lowing letter toj reter bken Smitn, tsq. a coioco party Deyondlthe hope c!
lowiog paragraphs from the Intelligencer's a. I prominent member of the Native Ameri- tion, and they feel it but toy nc
tide will show the, position taken by that pa.
The tabstance of the Trrmty m agflklrntlj known,
though no entire copy of ii has yet found Its way into
the public prints. Ita trading features are
can party in Philadelphia : . .. , ;1 -'4 t v
Bito Rocok, Lx., January SO, 1849.
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Si r4 Your communication of the 15th Inst.,
has been receircd, and the suggestions therein
offered duly considered.
I. The restoration of Peace between the Republics of
the United states and Mexico.
2. The establishment of a boundary which will include
within fli twinnila of tVi TTnifi StiilM all thm territn-
ry North and East of the Rio Grande, from the Gulf nominate roe for
of Mexico to El Paaao ; and thence, along a line to
the Pacific, the Provinces of New Mexico and Upper
3.' The payment to Mexico, in consideration of this
cession, of Fifteen Millions of Dollars, and, in addi
tion, the payment by the United States of the sums
due, or which may be found due, by the government
of Mexico to citizens of the United States, (say five
millions of dollars.)
Were we to consult our own judgment, as.
we have already said, we would reject all
acquisition of territory, except perhaps a single
port (say San Francisco, and a tew leagues of
land to sustain and protect it) on the coast of mv fellow citizens, designated by any means
the Pacific. We believe that the nrooosed We. lbev miSht choose to adopt, I should esteem t
quisition will be injurious in proportion to its
any proof wanting h the jTi ?
iun iTiJiiiiiir-iifin 'ni mil i Thn i
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A s It
WMBWU Lill 1.11 IT t F
Tn rnlr to rouir Inauiries. I hare atmtn In re. I .i : . . i
- "rv. . . . ? . o . . i wiin reirara to fnte ?' w
peat, that 1 bare neither the power nor the de. j TT . , T : L
sire to dictate to the American people the ex- . "asiungion, ana u.r
act manner in which they should proceed to of this city. These two papers
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nm ' r9 mittmnr'w an inn nil mn i i mm . H M ry
hw m .... i r- hi ir-21 v tii iii;'. rvrr s nrc I f i i
States. If they jle.ire such a result, they must first mcntioncd; Wh;
adopt the means best suited, in their opinion, . - . -r ; '
to the consummation of the porpose; and if convince their own Iriends tl-
they think fit to bring me before them Tor this laylor was, no i V hg, and i
office, through their legislatures, mass meet. imprcss the same idea i: c:
ings, or conventions, I cannot object to their t.. il "A . i
dei2natine these bodies a. Whi2, Democratic Y. 10 Gcncral VnnRCt 1
or Native. But Jn be ws thus nominated, I Uilfc "cir ttuvcrsnnqs uesir
must insist on the condition and my position I least of all other men, to !
on this point is immutable that I shall not 1 nf Whitr P"rtv I
ht forward by them as the candidate of . n L ' . .v
their party, or considered as the exponent of j
their party doctrines. b actually to ncr:
In conclusion, 1 have to repeat, that if I were Do they not see that the
nominated lor the Presidency, by any body of pro'Ve Gen.'Tavlor rlo V!
from no other motive tlia
an honor, and would accept such nomination ;
provided it had been made entirely independ.
But we must take a practical view of ent of party considerations.
front! Such a consummation is most earn-
O3 The funeral ceremonies of the late
John Quincy Adams, ex-President of the
United States, is said to have ben very
solemn and impressive. All, or nearly all
of the Stores and Public places were clos
ed on the day set a part for that purpose,
And tVi windows and doors of the same
are more strongly of the jopin.on, that if hung in deep mourning for the deceas-
ever fhe people felt the necessity of driv. eJ patri()t an(J statesman. The tegisla-
ing from office the authors of misrule, it ture of Maryland atteded in a body, so
is nov: That if ever they felt the bur- . Cornoratc authorities of Alexan-
denswhich extravagance and corruption . . Va npsidfiS twn MilitarvCorrinanies.
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rent societies in the District
to do honor to the (mighty
guayrji Ist inst.fbrCuracoa. No passports estlyldesired by all who love their Coun
will tie. granted under ariv consideration try and the sacred principles which wi
for the present ; consequently no persons advocate. It will ensure success ; for we
ol any nation can leave the country. A
U. S. jvesse of war is much wanted here
at present to; protect the interest of Amer
ican residents. . i
""When the Representative of the peo
ple, were attacked, as described above.
they had. under consideration articles of isabput to bring down upon them like an A11 'V,,
impeijtchmenragainst the President, Gen. avalanche, it is now. Such being the wtrn nplt!pnt
Mohargas, which were likely to be adop- Mt , . x.2 jaD . J,-:s'' nfnv1(! were present
.j hu.8- :..mi . r. ii , casei (and every day s experience proves , . i
the subject. We cannot do as we would in this
mattery nor can the Senate and House of Re
presentatives, who are to act more directly up
"That the annexation of the whole of Mexi
co to the United States would be fatal to this
Government, whoever may doubt it, we are well
convinced. Add to our Senate the reDresenta
tion of some fifteen or twenty Mexican States,
he will overthrow their
It is impossible ihit t
can be nominated by the
and he knew it perfectly
penned the lines which '
ted This will account for the bloody at
tack made by the minions of the Execu
ve,-BdU. American. ,
A DRUNKARD QN FIRE.
; Nott, in his lectures, gives the fol-
lowing account of a young man about
twenty five years of age
:' He had been an habitual drunkard for
many years.NI saw him about 9 o'clock
in the; evening on which it happened ; but
ho was then as full as usual, J not drunk,
lsL. r .ll r l:J f
ujui iuii ui liquor.
case, (and every day s experience proves
it.) it is of the utmost importance that the
Whigs should show theirj devotion to the
principles which they advocate, and Jlhe
measures they propose to rid the country
front the almost insurmountable difficul
ties which seem tohang over it, the result of I
the wild and visionary schemes of the Polk
dynasty. Those who are for Gen. Taylor,
whether nominated by the Convention or
not, should ever bear in mind, that in union
alone there is strength. What good can
dead. . Not less than twelve or; fifteen
thousand persons attended the funeral.-
A great man has fallen !
We take the following; extract in rela
tion to this gentleman from a letter from
Washington, published in the Richmond
Whig of Friday last :
I have it from a gentleman whjo is the
bosom friend of Mr. Calhoun, that that
distinguished Senator declares that he will
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f TJf i q t nme jwning,. i iwvjexpeci to aGcoiDpinq, uy beuing up never aid in the elevation of any other
. ; wa? cUcdUto see him. found him liter- theirj opinion against a large majority of sman man to the office 6i President, un-
njiy roasicu, irom me crown oi nis neaa
to the! soles of his feet. He was found in
a blacksmith's shop just across from where
ho hajl ben teen. The owner, all of a
sudden, discovered an extensive light in
his sh)p, as though tho J whole building
vas (n one general flame. He ran with
thein brethren of the same political faith, der any circumstances whatever that in
whoresrard it as hichlv important for a the coming canvass, he will not support
Convention to assemhle nd select some any man wh WH Carry out the radical
iir.u j 'Lu i wi u war policy of this administration that
j . . r . this war and its consequences overrule in
have been mentioned in connection with magnitude all ouestions of a domestic cha-
i i rrs t
the presidency, to be supported by the racter that, while he may differ With a
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KCaA PrccP,tanc .and V throwng open paU ? Do tfa think lht ,h ,ect candidatef who may g0 fqr peace and a.
the door, discovered a man standing erect if , ... . , ,u- . V r
iM'tiiirMM-r'.,Mi.. L---i uen. Iavlor without the aid ol the whole
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colored tlame, bearing, as he described it, PaifJ or Inai inc "eciueu majority iavor
cxactly the appearance of the wick ot a ablejto a Convention will be driven from
.'juTOf i010 to' the raidst of its own what they honestly believe to be the only
flaml lie eized lhm. (tle drunkard,) by Hourse. by unjust insinuations ? We
.the shpujder, jerked him to the door, upon tl J .
whichfthe" flame was instantly extincuish- cannot permit ourselves for one moment
cd. H'here was no fire in tho shon. nei- t0 Wlteve they do. Jbor such a belief,
jbcrivas there any possibility of any fire seems to us, preposterous; and can pro-
uaviu mcbii coiumunicateu 10 nim irom ceeU Irom none other than an over-heated
in this article. Nor, is i:
can ever receive the r;
I am. Sir,
Your obedient servant,
Petes Sken Smith, Esq. Philadelphia.
A great deal of unnecessary exultation strait-laced, narrow- t
on the part of those who are opposed to party of Native Ameri
.1 Z .? - m - I
iue nomination oi uen. lavior. nas Deen act in accoraance
excited by the publication of this letter, their creed, would jn
and the Conservative character of that body R ws made, by Mr. Botts, on Thursday pledge himself to op-
will be destroyed. The increased representa. evening, a principal objection to the nom every shape, and by
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tion in the other branch of the IN at ion a 1 L.en. ination ol the Hero of utna Vsfa. Yt r, ana u iney uiu nt : i
lature might, at first, bo less injurious ; but its we think a little calm reflection will con
evils cannot now be computed. Would our vince any candid mind, that Gen'l Taylor
would cease to be a
any external sources. It was purely a
casejeif spontaneous ignition. A general
:IougH soon came on, and his flesh w as
" Jconsomed or removed injthe dressing, lea
vingithe bones and a few of the larger
Mood vessels; the blood, be vcrtheless, ral
lied around the heart,1and maintained
tho yiUl spark until the thirteenth 4ay,
When bo died, not only the most loath
sbmr. ill. featured picture that was ever
- presntetilto the human view, but his
iriel, his groans, and lamentations, also
were enotigh to rend a heart of adamant.
lie complained of no pain of bodyi his
Jleshl was gone. He said he was suffer
ing (ho torments of hell that he was just
iuporl the threshold, arui would soon enter
dismal cavern ; and in this frame of
Othef drunkards die but never in a
jmanner ( awful and affecting.
imagination, or purely selfish and dictato
Wfe do hope that for the good of the cause
or which we are battling, and a sense of
what is due to the opinion of such a large
majority of the Whig Party, will prevent
gainst the conquest and acquisition of
Mexico, in some matters)F governmenta
policy, he will feel called on not only no
to oppose him, but to render his election
as certain as possible. He thinks that if
the present radical spirit should be sus
tained by the next Administration, the
South must be the loser, land our institu
tions must be all overthrown ; and that all
stability and conservatism in the Govern
ment must be annihilated. He is convin
ced that this war policy swallows up all
issues that have hitherto divided parties."
commercial, manufacturing, and agricultural
States be content to be governed by Mexican
Generals, who are ignorant of Civil Govern
ment, and who could not understand the princi
pies of our Constitution ? Pronunciamenlos at
the head of a military array constitute the ba
sis of their political knowledge.
" The -Union of these States has withstood
the shocks of war and internal excitement, but
it would be dissolveoVby the annexation of Mex-
" We would take the treaty, then, as it is, to
avoid a greater national evil. We cannot reject
it and continue our opposition to the War.
Payment of the debts which Mexico owed our
citizens at the commencement of the war is
now hopeless ; her means are exhausted. Her
territory with its population will entail upon us
increased expenditures, and evils moral and po.
litical ; but it is all that Mexico can give.
The re can be no indemnity for the war expen
ses. We had better, then, as we have said,
stop where we are ; for if we go further we
shall only increase the evil.'
"The crisis should be met with firmness.
By the continued prosecution of the war, we
should in three months expend a larger sum
than tho treaty requires us to pay our own citi
zens and to the Mexican Government. And
where is the individual, so lost to a sense of jus.
tice and to the common sympathies okour na
ture, even that much (more likely ten times as
much) in prosecuting the war to the annihilation
of the Mexican Government and name ?"
The Intelligencer concludes its article as fol
occupies now precisely the same position
which he assumed at the very outset.
It is known to all, that when urged up
on the subject with a view to his future
ciple is their bond of j u
the only one whicli i
composed of ceccders Jr
parties, there are to If
men of every shade i.:
cal doctrines, agret i r
irroo nnint tirct!l!f
. . ... .I frrwi.a l lilt 1 i J
nomination, he has always said that he pary c0rnprises aic
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wouiu noi De me candidate oi a party, rifhtes and anti-tari:!
preferring rather to be elected by the
whole people, if elected at all. At the
same time, his letter to Joseph R. Inger
soli, published by us yesterday, proves him.
beyond all manner of doubt, to be a Whig.
While with admirable modesty, he pre
fers seeing Mr. Clay or any other promi
nent Whig President of the United States,
he tells us that the doctrines of the Whig
party are, in his view, more nearly in ac
cordance with the principles of Jefferson
and Madison, than are those of any other
party whatever. This letter to Mr. Ing-
ersoll may serve as a commentary upon
that now under consideration.
DANVILLE AND SALISBURY.
We transfer into our columns sketches
of Danville and Salisbury from the res-
anyjfrom pursuing such a suicidal policy, pective papers of each town, and Swould
Let) bur motto ever be, f The uniox of express our high gratification at the evi-
tiirIWhigs for the sake of the Union. 1 wences oi present prosperity with jwhich
they arc surrounded, ana their Drignten-
ing prospects in the future. A complex
Ona late occasion in the Senate, in which tion of the contemplated lines of railroad,
an incidental debate arose, Mr. Crittenden
expressed very clearly and forcibly the views
enleiained by multitudes of intelligent citizens
on the subject of the war, and the right of free
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mind I he gave up the ghost. Oh I the discussion upon matters relating to it. We
iMi-.vi i miu uiuuRuru i wen may u pe
vaiui to oeecar all desennt on T bnv
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cjuotelfrom this debate the following :
rru! ci-.-. at t ,
I aiiio MuiEiti iuass. ivt plater, givqs lue
ollQUing.notice of Mr. Adams :
The habits of Mr. Adams were nurc.
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fiimpip, and unostentatious, even to awk-
1,0 nivny rose oeioro aay
nnif when in health, mado his own fire
He uxed great exercise, and was peculiar
Jy fond of bathing and swimming. No
One was ever more industrious, or sacri--ilcedlM
of his time. He was one of the
tTot: prolific writers of the a-.
. ! IDs journal, which he kept from early
) JifcL and which embodies all his conver
, SationSWith distintfuished men of his own
hnj Other countries, is.no doubt, the most
valuable-document in being, and a richer
tcy to his children! than the ample
fortune fie leaves.---This fortune is not
!hl TCjUil of n nl?Sa1,y cconomj-, (for
Kir. Adams always spent more than his
official I Income.) but of two successful
speculations, and a griat rise in value of
his patrimonial estates. Mr. Adams leaves
also copies of every letter he ever wrote.
and among his voluminous productions
are moat able eulogies on Madison, Mon
roe and LafnvRtt.
I Mr. Adams leaves a widow to whom
Hej wasraarrled in London, in 1708. She
ivas the dau-Ktfr f Pd T.kua -n
thbh consul at London, andlhe niece of
1 !ri' ..
iov. j onnson. ot Maryland, a Judge ol
Ihj! Supjeme Court of the United States
T signer oi inc jieciaratjon of Inde
jndence. Mr.Adams leaves also 1
youngest son Charles J, who married
44 1 am a little apprehensire that the Senator
front Mississippi may hare understood me as
going a little further than I designed to be tin
derstdod as going in relation to this war. I
thinkil told you, at the commencement of my
remarks, that 1 was not one of those who a p.
proved of this war not at all. But I said that
the Svar by the act of. Congress, had become
and opening of the Dan and Yadkin riv
ers for navigation, will give a fresh and
powerful impulse to the growth of) these
towns, and consequently to ihe agricultu
ral interests of a wide vicinity.
Danville and Salisbury are great pla-
ces, we trow ; and Greensborough Stands
in the same row. If we cannot boast of the
manufacturing and commercial facilities
of the one, nor the venerable antiquity of
the other, we have at least the satisfac
tion to know that we are situated Vetween
the two. Greens. Patriot. I
a national war. It was war according t? law SALISBURY RAILROAD MEETING,
and 1 had supposed that the great principle of I
republican government consists in the com.
binstion of the strength and power of the whole
corttinumty in executing the laws passed by
thej majority of that community ; that I am as
much bountl to respect the law passed in refer
encefto this war, as I am in respect to any law
that jmposed dulies or taxas, or regulated the
conduct of citizens ol the United States.
f4 With respect to any of those laws, the liber-
ty pt discussion, under the constitution, and ac
cording to every principle of republican govern
The public attention is solicited to the
proceedings of a public meeting recently
held in Salisbury on the Subject of a Rail
road to connect between Danvilje and
Charlotte ; and the striking views of a
writer in the Watchman whose ioilrials
indicate that they are from the able pen
of Hamilton C. Jones. It is to be hoped,
that the proposition to hojd a general mee
ting of the friends of the work from all
Hie counties directly interested, on Tues
" Had this unfortunate war not arisen, we
might, in all probability, have purchased, if de.
sired, fur five millions of dollars, the territory
now proposed to be cede,-. But the largeness
of the sum we are to pay for the territory can
be no objection, under the circumstances, to
those who set a high value upon our national
character. We are treating with a prostrate
adversary ; with a Republic humbled to the dust
by our military power. To close the bloody
tragedy by a magnanimous act will be honora
ble to our country. It will raise us in our own
esteem and in that of the civilized world.
44 In ratifying this Treaty tee take nothing by
conquest. I his fact alone is worth far more
to a Christian Nation than the sum of money
we shall pay. The Lust of Conquest is as un
just and ruinous in a Republic as in any other
form of government. It has made desolate the
fairest portions of the earth, and has never fail
cd to oerthrow, sooner or later, every vestige
of liberty. Thank God, we shall be saved from
the curse of this blighting principle ! We pay
even more than its value for the territory we
take from Mexico. This fact will be pointed
to, by those who shall come after us, with a Na
tional pride, to show the Justice of their coun-
4 Deeply impressed by these considerations,
we look with no ordinary solicitude to the rati
In the last named letter, Gen. Taylor
says, speaking of the people of the United
States, if they think fit to bring me be
fore them for this office, through their Le
gislatures, mass meetings, or conventions,
I cannot object to their designating these
bodies as Whig, Democratic or Natjve. I
shall not be brought forward by them as
the candidate of their party, or considered
as the exponent of their party doctrines."
What is there in this inconsistent with
what Gen. Taylor has repeatedly said?
or with the unqualified declaration, made
to MrJngersoll, that he is a Whig ? Gen
eral Taylor declares that he will not be
the exponent of a party ; and surely, with
the example of the present Chief Magis
trate before him, who has bound himself
heart and soul'to the behests of the Balti
more Convention, and thus laid himself
under an obligation to regard the dictates
anti-Bank men, distrjl
distributionists, ann ;
annexationists in fir
the genus politician. T
any thing of General
that he would give 1. :
row views of this noli: :
able for their bigotry .
infinitely diversified! i
they are composed, j i
It is evident, then, t!
must have known, w.
written, that he co;'
nomination from any
a national point of vi
Especially is this sup
by his letter to Mr. 1:
proclaims himself .V
hostility to Whiggrr;
phases and modi lie
mental doctrine of f ,
while the Native At
maledictions, in uboir.
When, in conclusi
says, that if he were
portion of his fellow
cept such nominati
name by whicli they
well, that from one
could he expect that !
be seceders from tl.
whose assistance !u
majority, it would I,
but such seceders wi!
most assuredly um! -i,
old friends. Evrry c
office is desirous to v
the opposite party a
never been unders:
compromises his pr'n
the opposite party v
exactly what he is to t
lngersoll letter, any '.
General Tavlor. thev
of a faction as an authority paramount
to the Constitution which his onth of in
auguation requires him to support, he
might well be anxious to avoid any pledge
that might render him such. 1 his, it ap- lheir eyes open. Ti
nears to us, is all that he means in this1, and if, knowing tin:
famous sentence, which has already be
come the theme of such eager discussion.
He will allow no Convention to trammel
and confine his free will in such a way as
to render it necessary, in spite of himself,
to set the Constitution at nought, when
ever it may suit the partizan views of the
faction, to whom, by the very act of tak
ing the pledge, he would have sold his
soul. He is determined to enter on the
Presidency, if be obtains it, untrammelled
by party pledges, as Washington did, as
Adams the elder did, as Jefferson did, as
Madison and Monroe did. He will then
posed to assist in e 1 c ;
aware that he will ;
ernment on Whig pri
towards the true lVs::
the right hand of ft-1
,GEN. SCOTT .'.
The Columbia (S. C.
From a distinguish
States Army, who rczc
ning, we learn that th?
the terms agreed upo )
the Congress of Quer
to a peace.
ment, is tree and unlimited. It is upon that j.. ,, o.j. r j 6 c? i-
condition that every citizen of the 'repubfic t theh?f.J: In o Sahs-an-V.tn
mnfr- ksm.ir,- i L bury, will elicit serious con side rat ions and
by tile majority, however repugnant to his own
opinions may be the decisions of the majority
r: . i - r r . : .- J. J
i Mia ire.aoin oi uiscussnm is the ffrounrt on
wiiqh each and every individual may infer, on
entering into the social compact, that he may
saieiy and cheerfully agree to obey whatever
law the majority passes whilst discussion is left
lrfe or, in the words of Mr. Jefferson,! hater-
due response from the people of Guilford
and the neighboring counties. fereem.
Patriot t. 1 1
DC3 A correspondent of the Staunton,
Va. - Spectator," writing from Buena Vis
ta, under date of January 2d says---Our
ror rnn- i. ini.f.,i i,:i! : t Worth Carolina neighbors have opened a
t? cbmhut it. That is the, principle of republi- 7heatre fr amusement, during the
can: government, i do not hold that I oDnose lonS Winter evenings. I happened to be
ihetwar because I discuss, and examineand Prpfient at one of the perforroencs, and
reason, in order to prove to you that the law would be glad to give ! you a description
ought t be repealed, or changedor modified il if 'I bad time. The Theatre is unr
so as to put an end to this war. der the management of tbe Drutn Maj.
; I It is with respect to that law as it is in the wbo is a Teal factotum lit appea4 being
CUp of every Other law. ! Bvrr rinnlitiitinnl DlaV Writer. SCenerv naihtnr. nrinriknl nr-
de- M claims the .bedience;, of every man, no former, bill printer, arid I hardlf know
nis nfaltcr whether it lie according to his withes what else. Certain it Hs, be is a vcrv
I atorfi9t. It claims his obedience. But it leaves 1 smart fellow.w I
the 1st instant, that the large brick shop attach
ed to the Rail Road Depot in that city, was de
stroyed by fire about 11 o'clock on the night of
the 23th ultimo. Several Engines and other
valuable machinery, among which was the
! splendid new engine just purchased at a cost of
can: government, i do hot hold that I oDnose lpnS winter evenings. X happened to be 7,000, were greatly injured, l he loss is pro
i and examine, and Prpfient at one of the performences, and bably not less than fifteen or twenty thousand
dollars. It is not known how tbe fire occurred.
The most prompt and energetic measures were
adopted to prevent any material iuterference
with the operations of the road. An engine
44 As il regardi the f
be free to administer the Government ac- and all, towards Gen.
fication of the Treaty. We believe that Peace cording to the Constitution and the Laws, -- j5C411 cons.ee rr
will be hailed with joy through the wide extent as the great fathers of the Constitution, i , . .
- mm v j W -'
in the hearts of his s
ceive the mutilated sr. !
his presence, when
nied; administering to :
ly by his influence, I
them to their homes. I
father as well as ihrir
has erer served unfit r !
of the Republic, and that its blessings will be whom he so much admires, and whose
felt and acknowledged in all our borders." course he is so desirous to imitate, did in
the best days of the Republic. Who has
Firk !- We learn from the Raleigh Star ot ever heard of any pledges given by Wash-
k m m i m
ington, Adams, Jetierson, Mauison ana
Monroe ? j
When Gen. Taylor says that he cares !
not what name the nominating body may
assume, does any man doubt that be was :
well aware that the Whig Party, and the
Whig Party alone could give him a cor
dial support ? The Democratic party are
decidedly hostile to him,; as they have ta
ken occasion' more than once to show,
both in Congress and out of it. He is to
was ordered by Telegraphic despatch ; and tbe j them a subject of especial terror; for they
where he may lead.
There seems to
through the United S' .
Army have Wen, to
the arrest of Gens. IM
from it, there never 1.
ty than at present. T.
even a nine day's wr:
feet unit in sentiment,
mony have never lf ..
The known just ir-r
conviction to every c:.
cars in a few days, are expected to run as reg- know him to be a Whig, and they know, j military propriety of
ularly as ever.
rkiiKj ..nt. vr o ci ii uijji auu iurj ft ww , j -1 j "f " - -
likewise, that he will not only fail to car- ( any oSccr-.bowcv