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' , lit is the opinion of several experienced
' officers that two small vessels of the size
I of iono 'hundred and fifty or pne; hundred
hnd'eteWi onJ $ highly tons respective
ly, drawing not abovtf.ten feet or water.
( inibt knsiyer Jb purpose! of careful
-search in these sens as Well a larger ves-
Answer by pie Secretary of State of the U.
tJlClll3 IU lilt: livi- utiii.
r WAfiiiNGTOX, ArRlt 25, 1819.
'MadAm: Youf letter to the President of
the! Umtifd! States, dated j:Airil 4, 18J9,
i-ha been 'received by him, and he; has in-
vtruoted me to mac to you the following
SENfTlMENTS OF AGENUhV
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TJtt Whig State Concenlwn'of the. State
o lennessee.- i ms ;uouy assernuica in
the city of Nashville a. few !ayf ago.-
i nere was uui uue.senijmeni arnqngsi iuc
delegates, and that was for the. re-norm
nation of Neill S. Brown br:hetof$ce of
Govfrnori j Hewas kccofdiniyl by the
unanimous vote of the Cofivehtioii.elec.
ted to bear the .Whig statfdarid to vittory
in tHe ensuing canvass, -jt the" Instance
of e Convention Gov. Bjrown appeared
and responded to the nomination! in a
speech of somejength. 1 f
I He. congratulated the Whigs nponjtheir
jsuccess in the PresidentiacathpaSgri; and
remarked that some questions had recent
ly arisen, to one of which he youjd allude
(hie salarv question, arising from the
acquisition of pew territories,
that on n question such las this
dges he had in his birth and
Salisbury, IV. C.
TDURSDAY EYEXLC, MAI J . 17, 1849.
O We are authorised and . requested to' announce
Joseph P. Caldwell, Esq., of Iredeh County,
as a Candidate io represent the second District in the
next Congress of the United States- r
di'r?fRbfirPi f9 ,i1-rge,y. ,!n 1em"l,ons i ery thing5 else. He deprefc
; ; xvfiich, agitate the public rojnd yr i icy that eks to arrav .
ow n country. tlicjiame r of Sir John Frank- thfs glorious Union against
j' rhh ...bps been endeared by. hi -heroic vir- , oppfgf(1 to lhe proportion!
y-; i luanuY hc suO:nn aiftl sacrifices Ltfarers,of non.ifttercours4
;yjl.cft T .ftS " co u n t e rea ic, r iii oe n e iu j jn Q ofhe passage of the Wilnio pro
: v ; manK?nur:: ine appeaip. n.sviianu vis6 . Suidjlf. wbuld not gjve onel fbot of
;1, ;l)aughtr in their d.siress has been borne on , Bunker Hill, or SaraWa. or
.; ; liiross the 1 waters, hiking lhe assistance 1 YorU town for allihe landjwest of the Rio
. or a kindred peppl to save the Drave men. Grande, though all its hills wereSs
JJ'WUU iflHiuiljKfU III lila uiinu i.inmip rrui
Tlie ippeal male, in lhe lettrrtvvith
''5 wnicli y'ou have hbnored hititi. is such as
1 V P" ,lr!?tr,3' e"Ust lhe y npalhy of the j iveno plr
v . JlUicrs anu ine reopie oi any portion oi . ,.,:lt ttn.,Ji1rnT K.tfJr Kr,
n ilDjl9M!,zett . onu , V He was in favor of the institutions & the
; 1Td the eitizeni of the I nited States. 1 . l it: j ..I
deprefcated the fanat-
loner portion of
k r?a inur anni nip ii'fic . . . . . m
ii W bfien endeared bv his heroic vir- . . T i , i dashing to one side oi theiroaa, threw Mr.
lO naSDCen ClUieareU I ni :oeroiC ir- nnnrt.p( . nnmitirtn m;trlf in iknmp i . , ' 7 - ' .
tutsanU iKe sufn:rin aiftl sacrifices Lrters .ofnoniintercoursl with trie North lL off h,s ba ance' . Wf$ c?ld re"
t .1? !. .1 c - i . ,i j :
cover ms seat, ine lngiueu ueasi running
at a furious rate, passed very near fi large
tree, and Mr. H. leaning to that side was
struck against it with great violence. His
head was dreadfully mangled, and his
Fatal Accident. We were pained to
hear that aj fatal accident befel John
Hartman, jr;, the son of John .Hkrtman,
who resides on the Stokes Ferry road, 18
miles from this place, on fTuesdajt pfy last
week. The deceased was at Gold-Hill,
and had mounted his horse, a youpg and
scary animal, and was ctiirnin home.
He started at high speed,! and after going
some two or three hundred yards, sudden
ly checked bis horse, and turnedfto go
back. As hie turned the horse, his hat
was blown off : The horse looli fright, and
We take the fo
- i VALUE pF- RAIL ROADS'
Mowing remarks of the Bo.
ton A'tras'as str.lly applicable ,lo our); own
lown,-5 vvnai nwi noaas nave uone tor uos
ton they may do farptber Cities. The increase
of Boston in the jlast twd years has been al
most incredible,' akd to be accounted for only
by the irast determent of resourees made by
her Rati Roads : j Pet. Lit.
Tpe whole cost of Massachusetts roads,
i thus far, is alwul !$47,000000, of which sum
perhaps three. fourths, (a meresuess hbweTer,)
or S35.550.000 may have been expended by
Boston since 1832. Without these roads we
hazard nothing in! saying lhat the increase of
Boston for seventeen years past would have
been - very moderate, and for the oast seven
years, during which the principal lines have
been in active operation, we see no reason why
sh should not have been nearly stationary.
The constantly increasing manufactures of N.
Mr X new jbaugainV : -
. . The Free Soilersj to called, of lha Western
Reserve of" Ohio, have, at a- late" Convention
held at Cleveland; madman assignment of all
theirj&tock in trade in favor pf a new firm,
which is to go by the .name of The Free Dt.
mocracy. -r A
The ConvenJion is styled, in the report of its
proceedings, the ' Con vention of the Free De
mocracy ; and vveire indebted to the Cleve.
land Herald for lhe following insight into the
process of cprtversion of lhe good-will of the
Apostate Whigs of that part of Ohio to the ben
efit of a Free Democracy :
Yesterday May 2 was the day fired upon
by those who have heretofore had ibe destinies
of the some lime Free Soil party in their eep.
ins for a review pf the progress of the great
principles lying at the bottom of their organi
zation, and for a re-examination of the plar.king
England, of Massachuseets esDeciallv. would ot the lluHalo Tlatlorm. io mis evennut oay.
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RAIL ROAD MEETING IN tiABAUBr.
. .-COUNTY, r.i JTC'
a i: ' ' .. " ' ' M.-:
ttuiuing u preTious notice, tfctre
meeting of tha citizens of Cabarrus1 C
on Monday of, the lay terra of the ,U-
Court, to take into consideration the sul
Internal Improvement in North Carotjn0
On motion GenT W (j. Mean's
to lhe Chair.
prevenllanvlretrogradetnovement.doubt. with' much anxiety, had the two wings of this
: hut for bv "far the lar.re.t nnrtion of nor I Sreat party been for a long time looking. In
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gain of 73,000,000 Trom 1840 to 1848, we are. me morning me convention orgainu, BUu P
On motion, Jno. A.'Bradshaw trs. i . 1
ed Secretary. ; " j , ;
indebted to our railroads. That these roads
have cost us an immense effort; that thede
mand for money tl complete ihem has some.
noinled a Committee on Resolutions, at the
head of which was the Hon. Mr. Giddings.
Upon the re--assemhling of the Convention in
jtion ; ninl the People of the United States,
..'Sv ho have watched with the deepest in
ttjrest that hazardous enterprise, will now
- : ( responU to l imi nyyrni ij,nr rjurssiiMi
' f 'of thelr united wislifs. that every proper
' j ' ! Effort may be made by this Government
(for the rescue of your husband and- his
i- t.Tc accomplish the object you have in
vew the attention of American naviga
J of art not rf'rxecially of our whalerswill be
immeuiaieiy lyvonru. am rue unurwia
tlonin fh possession of this Government
itp enaoio mem io aid in oiscovering ine;
: miksing fchips. relieving their crews, and '
, rpftoring them to their famiWes,;shaJI be
, tjirfad farjand .wide among our people ;
land' all 0t tho Executive Governmentof
-. ((ie United Stittes, in the exercise of Its
Constitutionnl powers, can effect to meet
lhi3 reojuisition on American": enterprise,
iHill, ami bravery, will be promptly un
;!;. dcrtaken. ; . i . '.
';' ;;j'Tlie hearts of the American People
1L--,fyill.bedefp1y touched by your eloquent
cldrissl fo their Chief Magistrate, and
"ihey I wjll jofn with you in jan earnest
prayer to Uijii Ay hose spirit is ott the wa-
ters timi vour hushand and his comnan-
Jons rpay yet be restored to their country
and iheirfriends. ! . ;
i. I have the honor to be youif Laaysrup s
ncntt anu; aoeuient servant,
Ladv Jaxe Franklin. Bcdfoft Place
Lbnuon. ! T il ..
with' gold, and its valleys tilled with
slaves. He was- opposed to
would deny the Soulherti people their
rights in the newly acquired territiries.
and thought that, in the present threat,
ening aspect of things la compromise
should be niide ;' but he "tc fo dtlif Un
ion at all hazards for tne South so long
as he could be consistently with the pres
ervation of Union, but for the Union at
body much bruised.
end of fifteen hours.
We regret to add that
expired at the
his young man
setts railroads is S47.000.00X). Now, if these
roads Avere totally unproductive as dividend
slocks, and therefore a ! dead investment, we
should slill be the earners (we speak of Boston)
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had been drinking, and was mioxicaiea bythe sum ot more than 40,000,000 in thai
at the time bf the accident. 1 Some one ; short time. Could; Boston have adopted any
times sharpened the ninch of lhe last eighteen "e afternoon the report of this committee "was
months ; that some lines have been undertaken j read accepted, and adopted. By design, as it
which; may prove a! loss to the stockholders, are i afterwards appeared from the statements of Mr.
facts we readily concede ; but the result is Giddin?s, the terms 'Free Soilers ' and Free
worth the effort, the pinch, and all the losses 1 Democracy' had both been used in the course
which may accrue ; and, as a whole, after I of the resolutions. The first, however, gra
makine all reasonable allowances, leaves us, I ,ed UP ,he Par of Dr- Finney, and he moved
beyond and over alla'n immense profit. We to reconsider the vote on the adoption of the re
have added to thelwealth of Boston, in seven solutions, for the purpose of having them ex
years, $73,000,000. The cost of Massachu
At the reonest of ibe If
Esq. addressed it pn the Central TK:t!l?
project, and reiterated bit-opiriiooi pre,CT
made known to the public. : 1 f0'
II. C. Jone,, Jos. II. Wilson, Dart i:. 1
man, and Jno. M. Long, E?qrs., were6'
ively calld on and advocated at fomeut;
with much warmth, the-objects of lhe
The information given by Mr. WiWiJV
Jhe Directors of lhe Charlotte and South S i "
l.na Rail Road, in regard to the prosper
lhat enterprise, was highly gratifyiugfo fe,
ed the following Resolutions which werek
must have sold or gave him the liquor.
Whoever it vas4 bjt hini look upon the
dime or half; dime, as the case' may; be,
all eik nts. Herextie speaker passed on to an(l reflect that there is the price of a hu-
the question 01 inierai improvemen s ana . being it is his the proceeds of a
sale of liquor-r-ataue traffic ; and there
are the consequences pf such traftic a
legalized murder and there a licensed mur
other policy which; would have given her the
commanding position she has now attained?
Common Schools on both of which lie ex
pressed views which must seckirdj the es
teem and confidence of? all who love
Tennessee, and desire tofseeiher attain
the high destiny for whichNaturc intend
ed her; and alter extending his th'atiks to
the Coo vent ion,and soliciiingj the active
exertjons of allold anuyoun. rineri and
women, in his behalf, closed his remarks.
For one (says the Nashville Banner)
we admire and applaud Gov. Brown for
the noble stand he has takn on the side of
the XJnion, and sink or swim, we are with
him o the tf lid. His triumph we look up
on ascertain before he makes a blow.
EDO E WORTH FEMALE EMlNA-
. f RY. ! 1 I;
Notwishstanding the report of the small
pox haying appeared in 1 town, qdite a
;X,,vV, ' pV;IVTrkM Lnumberot strangers relatives:antUriends
JOHl M. CLiA 1 I UN. j yfof lhe pUpis of Edgeworthr-vvere present
at the anniversary examination, which
took place the first four days of the week.
l XVofdL Say not a word you had better
jeave uniain. a worci rs a utile fining, we
"know, but it has stirred up a world of 6trife.
Suppressing a word has, saved many a charac
ter many a! life, A word hot: utfered, and
Jllamilton would have lived, the; pride of his
Country, '.;, " - j .j-
' i jWhor can tell the good and had efTects of a
tnglej vofdt Be careful what; you say. -
pTbink before; you speak, and you wilt never he
mortified with yourself, or causie a thrill of
flAlll f A flftth,' I h'riitrrh Ihnhoarl i.t a lnohrl
1 i i i ' . I Goodrich.
hr 1 nere Is a case of severe illnes in town,
about' the, name and nature ot which there is
greatideveriity of opinion, among physicians
aridojbe.r who have seen It.. Suoie with little
hesilation, pronounce it Small Pojt ; others ex.
preis a cpnlrary opinion. Whe'rei intelligent
.medical; authorjiies difler, it does not become
those 1e.it informed to decide ; but we deem it
our duty to slate the fact rhat siich doubtful case
bfiickiiessetbt, in oiderihat such precautions
,rniy Ije observed as prudence wojuld dictate.
K it be small Pox,-ihe myitery is, how .it was
communicated. ' . i ;
In ether respects the people of the town are
remarkably healthy.--6Veenj. Pat.
jr i- ;; r ,, -j- J - 1 ,;
f-' f "I ,!l l- L ' - . . 1 ! .,
"i 0C7 Wo are happy to state that the
I case ot sickness noticed in our last, which
j occasioned apprehension, at home and ex
I nggerated rumors abroad, turns out not to
small poxj The patient who was af-
llictcdAvith the doubtful illness has near-
ly rpcpvere.l and no case any thing like
It has! since occurred. All agree now,
' that it ws not smkll nox.
1 .Apprehension bas entirely subsided.
litUd pur people pursue th 44 eiven tenor of
their wftvf as usual too little, mindful
of the numberless noaitive blessinsrs with
vhtchthey are surrounded.-i-GreenJooro'
A nortion of the lime the? -weather! was
exceedingly wet and disagreeable, no
doubt preventing the comfortable attend
ance jof many ; but the chifpelj was never
theless crowded during the continuance
of the examination with ak large a dum
ber of spectators as could- be aticommo
dated some being occasionally bomjfell
ed to! find room -outsitle. I 1
Other engagements preVehted our at
tendance during the whole of the exer
cises; indeed we are incompetent to
form Ian intelligent judgment fs to the pro
ficiency of the pupils in vaHou studies
with (which it is our misfortune o be un
acquainted. We could only judge of their
"Pauper Brats." The orphan! schol
ars at the ' Girard College," it is said are
compelled to peel their own potatoes, Wash
their own clothes, and are elegantly call
ed by their " teachers" ' pauper brats."
The Times calls the institution potatoe
peeling Hall" Rogues Ranch jwould sound
more appropriate. The Federal Vhig
managements of Girard's estate and be
quests, offers a fair illustration of the con
sequences which would follow their un
checked rule in this Union, those who
i have robbed the charity box of the dead,
would have little scruple n beggaring the
living. And hot only beggaring, but grind
ing down to the last state of degradation
and oppression, the entire mass of taping
humanity, j ' f ' ,
We clip the above paragraph from the
Lincola Republican, of the 11th instant.
It bears no credit mark, and mayj .there
fore be considered, as original in thjat pa
per, having received, at least the adoption
of lhe editor. Whether! the , imputation
it contains against tho " Federal Whig
managers" of Girard's estate be just or
unjust; or whether theyare Whigs, are
enquiries with which we have nothing
tccdo. But taking the allegation against
their characters to be true, it. is noti fair
to deduce therefrom the slanderous impu
tation made against the Whigs as a Ipar-
The Next Congress. 16G members
have been chosen to the next Congress
89 Whigs to 77 Locos giving the Locos
the doubtful District in Virginia. G5 re
main to be elected, of which 30 were
Whigs and 35 Locos in the last Congress.
Should there be no further change, the
Whigs will have a majority of 7 in the
House of Representatives.
The following ;are the elections yet to
be held :
North Carolina, Aug.
Tennessee, I "
Alabama, j "
purgated, and the term 'Free Democracy' sub
stituted for that of 4 Free Soilers," wherever
the same occurred. This motion, by a pretty
close vote, failed. The Doctor, however, was
not to be baffled thus : he immediately moved
that the Secretary be instructed to report the
resolutions for publication with the substitutions
made as above Indicated, and as the proceedings
of the Free Democracy.' This ijave rise to
j some sparring between the brethren of the
; 4 Free ' household. Giddings was for harmony
and conciliation; Hitchcock for the latter
; clause of the motion ; Atkins for the whole ;
I and BriggSj desired the Doctor to remember
I lhat they could not consent to yield every thing.
; The Doctor was tart, and very much disposed
I to push the Whig Free Soilers to the wall.
! The vote was at length taken and the Doctors
j wer triumphant. Froirj-that moment thence.
forth the ' Free SoiV party was no more, its ex.
islence being merged in the Free Democracy.' "
The Convention then solemnly resolved, a.
mongst other things, as follows :
"That the Free Democrats of the Western
Reserve will firmly adhere to the principles
proclaimed at Buffalo, August 10, 1843, and at
Columbus, December 29, 1848.
That, discarding all alliance .with' any oth
er parly, we will court an union with all men
upon these principles for the sake of freedom.!!
It must be a source of sincere satisfaction to
all true friends of the Constitution that these
persons, who abandoned the Whig party and
Resolved, That the consequences ofil,. . 1,
icy which North Carolina has hitherto tTi
too deeply deplored a policy "hirM
her far behind her sister States in'attiW ?"
ments of public greatness a policy hica (
driven thousands of her inhabitants relucj4MV
from her borders, and offered no induce,
to- immigration a policy which, worselifcj
all,? has kept buried from herself andikeLnJj
the fruits ot her vast and varied resurcei
uiai, mereiore,. we oigniy approve and-cota.'
mend the liberal and enlightened course iftfct
last Legislature, in taking the initiative 6tpp Ul
rescue the State from present reproach aid fo.
lure depopulation, to awake into life andictitj
ny ner unaevetopeo energies, and to makeN.'
Carolina as eminentjy the seat of future;pros!
perily and contentment, as she is uowthejborm
of law and Order. I
Resolved, That the project of a RailjRojJ
from Charlotte, via Salisbury and Raleigh, i
UoJdsuoro . sweeping as it does the whulf cesr
tral breadth of the Stale, and promising jioei.
tend its arms and its benefits on either skJf
to the sea-board. and to the mountains- pnitu
more nearly the interests of every section,
any plan of State Improvement which ;could
have been devised, and on that account tWld
receive the cordial support of all her p4nooc
citizens; that we believe this Droieet. loSrtiirl-
the Stuie has liberally contributed, her 'aid, to
be entirely practicable, if mei by a torreponl
ing liberality on the part of the peoplej; wti
that we have no hesitation in saying Io our
friends else where, lhat, w hen the lime tr ie,
t ion arises, the people of Cabarrus will dd their
duty towards completing this great enterprise.
Resolved, That we approve of frequent befU
ings of the people And free public discuUiou
on this subject ; and, to this end, that furry deU
egafes be appointed to attend the Internal law
provement Conventionpto be held io SaJifLurj
in June next. I
' Under the thirtk Resolution, iht fJllow.
progress, in many instances, by the prompt ! ty. We would suggest to the Republi-
;i'?Anj Honeil '.lan.The N. York Com
mercial las ja subscriber who has taken
the: semi-weekly .issue of . that excellent
h IP !"Ce February, 1807, ! He lives in
; me country, and has always paid bis sub
tscription punctually at the desk of the
Publication office. He is upwards of eigh-
: ty yi?ars of age, reads without spectacles,
and Yin hale and hearty. Those Who pay
the jirinter generally live to an advanced
. 'ogeJ'j'-v .if : 1- .' -";"'.,: -
Apt Comparison. The Hon. Hor
. nce iMann, in alluding to ill ventilated
.pclibol houses, remarks as follows,: To
and qnembarrassed manner; of their an
swers, and by the expressions of jsatisfac-
uon praise trom parents a,nq others pre
sent, iwho were most interested. I 11
Oti Wednesday night a fine musical en
tertajument was given, under the direc
tion f Mr. Kern, who enjoys the reputa
tion of an accomplished instructor in this
department. Greensboro' U'atridt.
Speaking out in Church. Uiider this
head the New York Tribune gives the
following very good incident: ii
" A young lady of this city, who :is en
gaged and will shortly be United to a gal-
Llant son of Neptune, visited the Mariner's
Church on Sunday last, paring tho ser
monJthe pastor discourse4eloquenty and
with much earnestness of Jmanner on the
triali dangers and temptations of the pro
fession of a sailor; he conctuded fciv Isking
.1 e 11 . .. I ... ii7. t-
me iptiovving question ; y is inerd afly one
who thinks any thing of hin wh wears a
tar paulin hat, a blue jak"pt, or a pair of
trowsers ipade of duck-fit! short, is there
anyone who cares aught fr the poor sail
or ?Mj A little girl, sistef ojf this yodng la
day, vvho was sitting bjl hH, immediately
jumped up, and Jookiii archly at her sis
ter, said in a tone loud enough forfevery
one io hear : Yes, sir,fci doejs if The
audienpe was convulsed vith laughter ;
the rjiinister bit his lipsi anil concluded the
servpeSj by requesting tho congregation
to urtite with him in pfayefr." 1 I
can if he and his party were to be tried
by the same rule it might not be well for
him. I , i '
Spirit of the Age. -This js the title of
a new papet4, proposed tq be established
fit Raleigh, by, A. M. Gorman. It is (o be
devoted to the cause of Temperance, and
is also designed to promote Freemasonry,
Odd-Fellowship, arid-every jother Insti
tution which tends to relievp the unfortu
nate fallen, knd to bind the virtuous and
good in bonds of fraternal sympathy and
affection." Terms two dollars in advance.
nopes arc entertained ot vvtng gains
in Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and
Louisiana, founded on the Presidential
vote. But these ;are not sufficiently cer
tain to justify thej Whigs in throwing a
way the Anson District in this State, as
they seem determined on doing, by run
ning three Whigs against one Locofoco.
May we not hope that a more patriotic
feeling will animate the voters and the
candidates in that strong Whig District?
They may rest assured that they will run
the day that shall witness the triumph of
Locofocoism in their midst. Fay. Ob.
its principles at (and for some time before) lhe i ,n ge'i,'n were appointed deletes, tn
1, r-j .'l pi 1 .1 .1 I Cieo. Barnhardt, Dan'l Miller, Jno. ishiopocL'
late Tiesidential Llection, have at length L. r, ... w, . i'
Common School Advocate. The first
No. of this monthly periodical, by Dr.
Nereus Mendenhall, has come to hand. -7-From
the high character the editor of this
journal enjoys, we think it must succeed ;
and we heartily pommend it to the sup
port of those engaged in the promotion of
the cause of education.
OCJ The Convention of the Episcopal
Church meets in this place on the 23rd
OCT3 That casej of small jyqx at Greens
boro' has turnccTput just as we expected
a great ghost. !
Cotton Cro?. The present-year's: crop
of Cotton it is probable will be greatly
diminished in consequence, of the late un-
a . mi . . ft
) seasonable weal ner. ine ravasres oi the
frost of the 16th April seem to have ex
tended throughout nearly the entire! cot
ton raising district of the South ; and the
impossibilityjof obtaining seed for replant
ing is almost universal.
Scythe-Snaths and Hay-Rakes, made by
David Beard, junj., of this county, are de
posited at neighbor Mclver's store for
sale, at northern prices. In elegance of
workmanship and adaptation to the pur
poses intended, tiese articles rival, and
we believe surpass, northern work of the
same description The rakes are made
of white poplar, (extremely light and slen
der, and at the
thrown off all disguise, openly renounced the
name of Whig, ''discarded " all alliance with
any other party than the "Democracy," and,
with a destitution of. principle without prece
dent in the history of parties in our day, caM
iiot their net to catch all men of any principles
whatever who will join them upon theirs.
We will court an union," says their resolution,
"icith all men upon these principles."
The. following Resolution shows that the re.
al ohjpct of this new Coalition i to unite with
the Coalition of ah opposite complextion in lhe
common purpose of embarrassing, and finally
overthrowing, lhe present Whig Administra
tion : '
Resolved, That, as eternal vigilance is the
price of liberty, we will trust no man who is
not openly and avoieedly, in act and in word,
for freedom, and that we cannot under these
circumstances support any party, or the Presi.
dent of any party, who is not thus open and de
cided:' The Italics of the above Resolution are co
pied from lhe official account of the Proceed
ings. From this brazen proclamation of fac
tious motives for the re.haptism of these parii
zans calling themselves "Free Soilers" in
Ohio, it is plain lhat, if President Taylor desires
j the support of those men for his administration,
he must. become not only in his hpart, hot "out
wardly and "in act and word," an Abolition
ist. President Taylor will, we have no doubt,
to this proposition to him to abandon his colors
and surrender the principles of the Constitution,
(which he has sworn before the whole People
to preserve,- protect, and defend.) reply in lhe
same spirit as he did to the summons of Santa
Anna on the field of Buana Vista, He-will
" beg leave to decline acceding to their request"
to surrender either his post or his principles
"at discretion." Nat. Intelligencer.
E. R. Hart is. W. S. Harris. W. W. Rankin.
Jno. Gilison, Moses Pills, Cyrus, Alexander,
W. C. Means, W. F. Pbarr, J.s. O. Pharr.R.
S. Young, Ibsen Cannon, Rufus Barringer, 3.
M. Long, E. R. Gibson, K. P. Harris, R. A?,
Fard, T. S. Henderson Caleb -Phifer. lou
Misenhammer, Jno. H. Black, Ale'; McKrnlr,
Cieo. S. Houston, Dhu'I Coleman, Sam!
son, C Melchor, David While, W. S. AlisonJ
Jno. M. Cannon, W. B. Cochran,"Alejs.F,
Harris, Jcoh Stirewall, Jr., A. Alewndrr,
Jos. B.tmhardt, Danl Boger, Simon Bus!, Ma
thias Barrier, and Jacob B. Coleman. L
On motion of Rufus Bartinger, Esq., tp Al
lowing Resolution was-also adopted withjentire
unanimity. ' ... ... j
Resolved, That we' commend to the further
favorable consideration of the people of Cahar.
rus and of Western Carolina, general), ti
success of lhe Charlwtte and South "Citolic
Rail Road; and, in order to insure it f mora
speedy completion, we respecifully sujrgestf
necessity of additional subscriptions to the stock
of said Road. ' t j
On motion the proceedings of this meeting
were ordered lo be published in theRiuViga.
Register and North Carolina Standard, w"a
the request that the other Papers in liejSurt
publish the same.
W. C. MEANS, Chatn'n. ,
Jxo. A. Bbadsiiaw, Sec'y. i
Unsuccessful attempt at AbductionOn
Tuesday morning two boxes marked with
-this side up, to be liandfed with fcare
were carried to the Richrfiond and Fred
ericksburg Kail Road Depot, in iticllmond.
The 'suspicions of ibnkft wbn fmnrtiL k
l t . - - w u,.au,vu IIIC
11'i.rn it n ...... j i. 4 ' , .
-W. G. Brown low,, the editor of the
Jonesboro' Whig, who it was reported, tremble in heavy grass and grain.
had been assassinated, has recovered from , ingenuity and skill at home be encour
the injury done him, by his cowardly as- ; aged. Greensboro' Patriot.
sailant. In bis account of the occurrence,
Brownlow says, I owe my'existence, un- j Murder. Last night, just about dark,
GREAT FIRE AT CHARLESTON.
We learn from the Charleston Courier that
an extensive fire occurred in that city on the
7th inst., which destroyed about 150 houses.
The region of lhe fire is bounded by Meeting
same time sufficiently ' street on the west, Charleston street on the
The scythe snaths are north, Elizcbeth street east, and Boundary on
stouter than most of those of northern ! ho south. All the buildings, with lhe excep.
make, and not so liable to spring and j t,on f a &w on be southeast corner of Eliza-
Lej 1 beth, Boundary and Meeting street, were con-
Search for Sir John Franklin. ?The .TViiV
ington correspendent ot the New Yoik Hfri
says : "That our government intends detai'icj.
forthwith, two of the national ships in searci
of the lo9t exploring expedition of-Sir Jofca
Franklin, in lhe Arctic seas ; one to go
around Cape Labrador, and through 'Para
Straits the other West, to Behring's Strain.
We are glad to see our government taking'
interest in this subject, and trust that exertwW
to discover the lost expedition, will not b
fined lo national vessels, but that our wUlfM
will lend their aid. I
sumed. The houses destroyed were mostly all
small, and occupied by persons of small means.
Loss estimated at 25,000 or 30.000 dollars.
THE INTERVENTION IN FAVOR OF
The London Times of the lOib, in an artie"
on the intervention of France to restcjc
Pope, says : !
" The French Republic cannot be ieisfl(
bly or rightfully suspected of any intrsiit.41; ,
restoring llie abusegfof lhe old ecclfs
government of the Pope, and we hav Df f
that the Frpnrh MnTilriB f Pin IX
i cerely desirious of giving his subjects tw f
Canadian Affairs. Th M.mirool r.ir.on . 1 efil of lhat rontroriion wKirK ihev have!'4':, ir
- - m m i ! T- , . U . I'-I'v- m v.- - , . . ,
der L.od, to a strong beavr hat Ijhad on as May uucnanan, n,sq., was on nis way pregent things as quiet in that city. An ad- I ishly and wickedly abused. Nor is 0 .""i
i . ... - ! ' I ' H. J I l 1 . . - ..
at the time this brave and generous attack
putchtldren low tt short allowance of fresh l8 w-re some way xcited, ai
nirjs as ioolish as it would have been for ox1s be,n opened vyere found to c
Npahdurin- tlid deluge, to have put his Xwo)Z. who wpre w thii
lenth that a citizen of Hichraond was
f.ray ,m Plated inth transact ion.
He Fid gone to Fredirfr.L-h nrrt An ilia A....
la mi ly on a'short allowance of water.-
Since God has potued obt an atmosphere J
njy luuoa ucrjMi ismougn wo maKe nmiser
yeep tosec our children stinted in breath."
f ; i 5 1 7CTraflcr. The " Charleston Total
) H ; Abstinence poclety was .foped in 1842,
&- X hA hcldi public meeting regularly eyery
! - . Aveclc since he perjocj of its organisation,
"i 1 1 v anr hag n'ovV ahout Three Thousand rneiii.
Macreadv known as an English stage
actor of some distinction, vvas lately hiss
ed and pelted off the staged at the Astor
home from Wadesborough. and within ; rJress has been no!,!Ur,A,l ;n tnm ronl sitTnort soooosed thai-the iniprorrire of
about a quarter of a mile from his own by a very large number of the most prominent der her present rulers, is intended t' f0 :
house, he was attacked, and Deal to death !and respected citizens, urging the maintenance i the exploded lumber of Piince MeterBiw-i
with a stake ; the road having previously I of-peace and order, and the resort only to legal i lice. The real desire both of; Aor J
Pid gone to Fredericksburg on the dav
previous to be ready attend tothe dark
colored goods, and bv meajos of th Tele
graph was arrested In that lownj Pet
int. of May io. 'J:"--;r-i:-i----iu-i " '
; ' . ' . '
. - -; .... i t -.n -,irJ
Stir About. Nine. tenths oi
ice of mankind (sayOIagoon) prbcdbd from
indolence and Idleness ' -
lhe miseries and
been stopped with a pile of brush, for the , and constitutional means for the redress of I France can on ly be to render the . "', vf
nnrnnp fit" imnedin? bis hnrsp. what ma v be considered "rievanres. Vt Tvintr. of constitutional libertv, noss ible in l?' 8A
l' " ' ' i j j ra .--....j,- ------- - - j i - (nftt "
His familv heard a crv. and immediate i '"n. Canada West, a public meeting was held ! supplying the Trovernments with that .
Opera House, in New York. Sucli an ly after his horse!ran home, with a part of ou ,nt' lal instant, at which resolution?, very j reeisi the absurdity-and extravasanc
excitement 'was got up on the occasion as j his sulky, the remainder having been lodg. i Uir and moHerate in tone, were ad.ted. ad- j pfpulace and its demagogues, which
in i iim i h iif i i inn iricno iiii i n n r a n-vn uiiiiirs nun i iirr r-iiiirw 11 nr iiiiuuiv
to compel him to make bis escape jn a
close carriage. H f
" The Houjl."Te see ijj stated in all
the Whig papers, that the locofoco jress
has raised a horrid howl.T Eniptyi bel
lies, it is said cause wolves; to hou:lr and
we suppose the locos have been !outw
just about long enough to get pretty pclf
ish. .. 1 , ! ; V, : '! ' ' , J i
er noratnst vl trfp. His familv find ovnr.
seer ran to theispot'and found him just ! ,l?e orjrnment thereon, regretting the ex.
alive ; but it is thWht he never breathed, j P,"Von-al M(tnlrea!' and pledging ibe meel.,ng
Beside him, and partly covered with blood,
they found a stae, about eight feet long,
such as are usedlin running fences. No
traces could be found of the villain or vil
lains who perpetrated the awful deed.
The deceased Was an old and excellent
citizen, and his qeatb.is involved in mys
tery, as it was-noi thought he had an ene
my living. Wabesloro Argus, May 8.
happyily have not hilherto afforded."
to the preservation of order, &c. ; also, avow
ing a wish for lhe recall of Lord Elgin, but j
this in a decorous and even kindly manner, with
out insult or vituperation.
" Governor of Arkansas. The BatcsvilJe
(Ark.) Eagle states lhat the majority of
Johh Selden Roane. for Governor is about
Death of George W. istler
Col. George W. Whistler. Chief Eng .
of the St., Petersburg and Moscow..' .
r; i i i . l :i i:f Tie W'5.;.
ivuiiu. nas ueparieu uis inc- fa
-.c wr . i: nA tifid beep
rnanv vears a resident in St. Veiej
to which place he had gone lor .
pose of taking charge of the Ra n