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" A! , 'i t iu.iiii;- i;;'';i"- il t!r t !i t m .
and will i' future hold out lor the M-IIers
of produce nnd buyers of llifir year's pro
visions oflltB groceries, &c. UailioRtli can
not help UK if wo do not use -them J find
. Wilmington, Norfolk.antl Petersburg must
compels for our up country trade. The
highest and iifcst honorable bidder will
set it." ttt."'. -; -'.'".;
retaiu wun nenvy iron anu laorougmy wo
. paired the1 connecting link between it
and the "Seaboard and Uoanoke , Road
will Boon be completed the Central llond
.will bo ready fur the cars, we presurne.in
J the course of the nest twelve months;
and Wilrn.ingt.oiu Notfolk Petejburgajid
Charleston will thus he thrown open to
j the people of the interior of the State, or
l ' rather to a large portion of thernT'he
I day is not distant, therefore, when specu
t 4 i - i ;l : .LI..
lation as to results will give place to re
sults themselves when we shall have
practice in the pbee ol theory. Our sym
pathies are 'all Lilb the seaports of our
own State, Wo are anxious that Wil
mington should share largely in the up
country trade, and . we believe her cnter
prising rnerchauis and tradesmen will
spare no efforts to command this trade.'
, But the torn pet ii ion, from the very con
dition of things, will be warm an active.
There is no cheaper market in the whole
country than Wilmington, especially for
groceries, and farmer's yearly supplies.
Look over the prices current of the di lifer
ent towns, and you will, be convinced ol
this. Her trado is rapidly increasing ; and
her capacity for trade has, we believe,
been underrated even among our ovv:i
people. As soon as a communication
with the interior shall have been effected
Wilmington will cease, of course, to a
great .extent to purchase her supplies
such as hay, apples, butter, onior.s. lour,
potatoes from the Northern and Eastern
States, and will come to depend for these
things upon our own farmers and plan
tersj and the same remark will apply to
Newberu and Beaufort when the Koad
fromGoldsborough to the latter place shall
have been constructed. But the people
of the interior will trade where they can
get most for their products and at the
tarn time purchase their supplies at the
cheapest rates due' allowance being
made, of course, for the distance to be
overcome and the charges for transporta
tion. We take pleasure in givng a satisfac
tory reply to our Correspondent in re-
" latiorf to the Hateigh atulGaslon Koad.
That Road can flow be "tried" and "trust
ed." It is now in as good n condition as
any Road in the Southern country, and
well managed. We do not know what
reduction in charges is contemplated , but
the Road can certainly carry at cheaper
rales than heretofore.
So far as Raleigh is concerned we may
say that up to this time business has beeu
driven-to the top notcb- that is, we have
- just as many retail stores as can be sus
tained a number of shops, hut no whoie-
sale houses. The people here are not i
wanting in a spirit of enterprise. The
place is rapidly improving. The sound of
the saw and the hammer can be heard in
all directions fair prices are paid for
' bands, and all who will work may. Our
merchants nod business men in ust wake 4
up, how ever, and prepare for the future.
They may be able to command a consid
erable Up country trade ; but, in order to
do so, wholesale business must Ins com
menced, as we doubt not it will be when
the Central Road shall have been com
Tbe bulk of travel from ihe interior t
will doubtless take the Norfolk route ; and
many of the merchants of this section and
further West will, in all probability, avail
themselves, in purchasing their dry goods
and fancy articles, of the connexion be.
tween that port ana iew xorK. we
speak of facts as they aie and of strong
' The course of trade, however, is not so
important, after all, as the existence of
trado itself. We may not be able to di
rect it as we could w ish, but we can make
it and give to it an indefinite augmenta
tion. ; Let us do ihis it will take care of
itself thereafter ; and, though the stream
may not run by every door and through
all interests, all localities and sections w ill
he refreshed and fertilized by its influen
ces and results. Rtueigh Standard.
Mabtui Luther's Weooino Ring. A
correspondent or A be.. Jew xoik limes
. .- .u . i : r ;.. . ,l
it v ji.. v .i . j a few dais s nee, while champaign was
United states Navy, recently met an aged I . . . 'r , . . ,'
G. '.! , , 1 u ! cireu ating pretty free yand jests asspark
erman in a jewel er s shop near Broad-. ,. i , .
. . J. . .j l i l t ling ns sparkling wine, one modest young
Way, who bad an old ring, which he of- , ' , ,, . Tll,
tL i r- ..u -Tk. : rl...-; gentleman wbo was, engaged, m the I ur
tereo lor sale, i he ring attracted the at- ? , .11 7.. .-..I . r.
. .. P 1 . 11 f , 1 , .. ' key department suddenly proposed a con-
tntuin of l.int II. it nil h nnnhcl it J r ' ' 1 .
at an advance of its nominal Tatar. On
inspeclion.it was found to be the wed
ding ring of Luther It is in good condi
tion, bearing little mark of chafing or ex
traordinary wear. It is by no means mass
ire but. on the contrary, (-light and deli
cate in form. Previous to its being shap
ed to the finger, th: plate was chased in
to a finger ,of the Crucffixion, most deli
cately and beautifully wrought; so that
(be cross and tbe paraphernalia apper
taining are distinctly visible. On ibe cen
tre of the body of this Saviour is inserted
a ruby. Tbe inside of the ring bears this
inscription, in bold letters, in German text:
-Mabtik Lutheb, Cathabinb db Bue,
12ib Jan., 172.5."
ftir We learn thai a Northern Company
Watefpowfroii-PeeprTveTf irihjry wiibj
S.iiU' .,1' 1 i..i..ll ehrtii !" tinnier Mt i.
own li.md, and i.ller lii-jh reuai.U lot killing '
and cai;uiii) ihexu. ll Sl.Utlu be oliered lor j
each uariior captured alive. $11000 lor each
warrior killed and $300 for each woman or
child captured alive hut b?w of the m will be
eiiher killed or captured before the rest will
Laden in and surrender at ditcrelion., Suppo
sing however, that it might be necessary Id kill
40 of the warrinrrfona third of their whole
u"ihBerefor-tlie-ft-lM w46l aftie-
'ing waylaid and still hnnted," ine wooiefi
peuse would be hut $400,000,' and-4hi ibe
General Government would b bound to refund.
One great advantage in this plan ii.lbat if none
be killed aor captured,1 there will be nothing lo
pay its eipente will only be commensurate
with, iis urcest-rr-ind p !i oiher plan, (bough
attended with van. eipene, have ignally failed,
would it not be wise to give this one u trial T
That it would fail appear to ine incredible ;
for there are more lhan enough Floridian
wbo would promptly organize in parties of 60
or 80; arm iliemeUa with double barrelled
gun and revolver, provide themselves with
dried beef and cold floWer, snd dill bunt" lor
week at a time with the double object of rid
ding Ihrif Stale ol its greatest. curse, and earn
ing ai the ame lime, a few thousand dollars.
I hold it to bt a detnonrM feet, thai it it only
by (till hunting them, thai iheae Indians can ev.
er be subdued and lo expect uteri lo run the
risk, and suffer the privations of (till hunting
ihem for the consideration of eight or len dol
lar a uioiithf i asking loo much ju( their pat ri
olUm. Nothing shott of high reward will
cause them lo be still bunted, and utile they
be still bunted, t despair of ever seeing them
removed. Ii i because ihey still bunt us, that
one hundred ol them can make themselves for
midable lo 81) thousand people. These ava
ge have been for fifteen year laughing at our
marching columits, or our puerile diplomacy,
regarding us with no more dread than the buy
in the ple tree did the old man when he pelted
him with grass. It i high rime thai begin
to play their own ame upon them, and tried
what viitue ihete i in atone."- .
Frum ihs Natiunal Ialulli;eucer.
This Monument has now reached an
elevation of 121 feet from the surface,
and is an object of interest and attraction
to all who visit the metropolis of the na
tion. Some idea of its magnitude may be
formed by those who see this structure as
it now is, when they know that it has not
yet reached the owe foui ih of its proposed
height, ll is at present an object visible
for miles down the Potomac, at a short
distance from the margin of which it
stHnils. The building committee have
caused t W prepared a ear, which is eaW
culaled lo accommodate e tgbtperspns,aM
carry up such as may desire to ascend to
its present elevation, from which a most
splendid ponoramic view of the city and
surrounding country may be obi ained
when not covered in, as it now is, for the
season. . .... 4
The contributions made at tbe polls du
ring the last Presidential election, in com
pliance wrih the t-ircolar of the Board of
Managers, amount so lar lo 810,000, but
which no doubt would have reached a
much largersum had earlier arrangements
itrrn ninue lur cuiit-ctiuus mat ucvuiivhi
The contributipns from other sources will
i . . i - 1 1
enable the Board to proceed
usual energy in carrying up this great na
tionaT work durrng-therftext huihling sea.
son ; d ft out the patriotic feeling so far
manifested tbioughout the country there
is every reason lo believe that asutiicient
amount will be obtained to complete this
great testimonial of this gratitude to the
illustrious founder of their liberties.
One of ihe tunnel on ihe Peunsylyania
Railroad now constructing is lo be 3,670 feel
in length. Ii area at tbe widest pace within
the line of the musonry will be bImiiiI 24 feel,
and the spring of the arch will begin 16 feel
from the crown ol ibe arcb. Tbe arch itself,
ol ibe tunnel, will be raiher'of aa oval form,'
one of ibe most beautiful curvatures which
Conic Section can afford. The greater pari
of the" vast arched eicavgilon will be Inlaid
with sliong and substantial masonry. More
lhan half of. this maonry will be composed of
sandstone well laid in hydraulic cement j and
the remainder will be bard burnt brick. Tbi
whole masonry will be twenty two inches tliu k.
The lunnel passe the Alleghany Mountain
in, Sugar Run Gap, and lies partly in Blair
and partly in Cambria County. Taking into
account ibe-lenjib.-uLiiie .HiniteLindJinle,
tior breadth, anrl the quantity and solidity of
its masonry, h may le regarded a ihe lar.
u esl wnrk nfnhe kiud in ihe United Stale. A-
l oout lu men are empiojru ujn u.
, , , , . ,
Fatal Catastrophe. At a dining party
undrum. " Why are most persons who eat
Turkey, like bubies f: ? A - - gteaLsilence
followed, accompanied with deep reflec
tion. No one could answer. AH seemed
perplexed. The modest young gentleman
blushed, ami was backing out from bis
own proposition.butan overcurious female
relative detained him hy a button on his
coat, and be was compelled at the entreat
ies of the party to give the answer ; which
was, Because they are fond of the bi east."
Two middle aged young' ladies fainted,
and the coroner apt for immediately, to
bold an inquest over the remains of the
unfortunate) young man. who was suddenly-carried
out. Mobile News.
Gbxbbal Synod The General- Synod of
tbe LuihefsCbu:l b lb Uuiud States air:
according a ljiurumeni of ibe last .meeting in.
Charleston. -There will probably be from
Jji'OS by lU Kits -! t!.e l..-i :
A Ibe la teqiiree of inc. 1 Inve prepaied
a new pamphlet edition ol ai: ine school Lawi
in force, with enjiUtiatiuu and forms, and ibis
edition ha this day been approved by (be Pres.
ident snd Director of lbs Literary Fund,, and
will he printed at rapidly a possible." A large
number of copies will be struck olfand circula
ted j and, In the1 mean time,; as soon a the re.
quitite number can be printed, a copy will be
1 kent lo eac b f yew by mail. -I'b' balaaee- f
the edition due lo each county will be sent lo
you, with directions for their distribution, by
lbs persons wbo carry out Ibe Acts of Assem.
bly,&c. , . y. t
Of the new law passed at the recent session
of Ibe General Assembly, it is nol absolutely
I esteulial for you lo knew immediately any part
except thai in relation lo Committee of Liain-
inatiun. It is made tbe duty of ibe Board of Coon
ly supeiinlenuents lo appoint a commniee to
etamiiie those who wish lo leach Common
Sehooia in each county in ihe Stale : this com.
mine i lo consitt of not more than fire, of
whom ibe Chairman of ihe Hoard of County
Superintended' i lo be one is lo meet al least
three lime a year, and lo give al ihe Court
House door, notice of ihe limes and place of
meeting. Certificate issued by I he in are good
lor. one year only, and in no'olher county iban
ihe one in which Ibey are issued; and you are
authorised lo refuse to pay any teacher who does
not ethibii a proper certificate. Ol course yon
will nol enlorce this law until the substance of
it is known lo committee men ; and in your an
nual report (which are lo be made lo me in
dead of the Governor and Literary Board)
you are Jo designate ibe number of licenses is
sued during ihe year lomale and ihe number of
1 lake this occasion to express the bop thai
a new impulse will he given to the cause of pop i
ular edueation in North Carolina; and to ayi
lo you thai I shall, if spared, visit all ibe Coon j
ties of the State, lo examine the operations of
our system, to consult with you and second your
etfoiis, and to endeavor to enlist the active aym
pathie ihe public in behalf ol thi great
cause. . In tbe mean time, I would be pleased
lo receive suggeftlion from ymi, and may be
addressed al Greensboro or Raleigh ; and per
mit me lo assure joo that while I would be
pleased lo correspond with you, your knowledge
of local matter, your observation and eiperi
ence, may be of material service lo me, while
I am ready to offer any assistance in ihe way
of advice and information in my power.
Hoping thai soon we shall-become better ae
nuainted and be able to strengthen ihe band of
eseh other, I am -
With much respect, your ob't serv't,
C. II. WILEY,
General Superintendent of Common Schools.
Raleigh, Jan. 15, 1853.
Forty seven iVit find the following in
an English newspaper, and submit it to
the curious inspection of those who are
inclined, to be superstitious on the subject
of numbers :
" It is now 47 years since Nelson fought
the battle of Trafalgar ; 47 years was the
age of Nelson at tbe time ; 47 years of
age was Wellington at Waterloo; 47
years of age was Bonaparte whom he de- !
feated j 47 years completed last year sinee subjectof it, however unworthy, with great
Napoleon the First was crowned Empe- J self importance ; and to make him be
ror; 47 yews is the age of Napoleon the t lieve that he is a second Webster. Whe-Third.-
Who this year is made, Emperor." lher hif priricip, or from roere in.
We may add lo tbe above we hope i , . .
without frirrhleninrr .nvhn.lv inln n JZ l hC"t Vn"i' Mr. Cs COUrSC may be aC-
. .--o- B j .... --
prehension ol a "coup de elal (bat t rank
liiV pierccwas 47 fin tbe ;lay of the last
" THE REVOLUTIONARY PARTY."
We are nol al all surprised that the - Ral
eigh Siandard " does nol " deem il necessary
to say anything more in relation to the revolu
lionary scene" lately enacted in the House of
Common, by the locoloco leader. After hav.
ing eibaustad ali the resoruces ol falsehood al
the command of hi depraved pen, in ibe cfTorl
lo explain and justify ibeir conduct, we do nol
wonder thai the editor finds himself non plussed
lla promises however, to resume the ubject
in eighteen hundred and fifty four f Wbetb-
er be will, or npi, however, he 'shall.' We
intend lo bring anew before the people ibedis.
organising action of tbe late locofoco majority
in ihe House of Commons. We may make,
also, some fmtber allusion to ihe occasion upon
which ibe Editor shed " those tears .'"
A Dangerous Leap. Luther M. Brown, a
lawyer by profession, charged with counieifcit
ing in Newbury, (N. H.) having absconded,
wa Traced itr rinalflrHer4rwa arrested,
ironed, and placed in the ears lor Albany on
Friday lasi. When near Schenectady, and the
train going at the rate of thirty five mile an
hour, be leaped fiora the cara, although his feet
were bound together by shackle, and made
good his escape, in consequenceof not being
missed for some time alierwards.
Thk Calobic Enoijik. The proprietor of
the New York Evening Post have contracted
with Cap). Ericsson to lurnish them with a cal
oric engine, and it i aheady, they say, in a
slate of considerable forwardness. The pat
tern have been prepared by Capt. Ericsson,
and ihe machinery is being made by Meatrs.
have sufficient power to drive one of Hoe1 ro
tary presce al tbe rate of 10,000 impestions
an hour, and four job office presses, with a re.
serve force of two or three horse power, and
yet il is to occupy only Ihe space enclosed in
a casl iron box six feet square and between Ave
and six feet. high. ! is to be finished and in
operation by tbe middle of April.
Calorie Engines. The New York Etpret
ay that Captain Ericon bas received orders
fiir about 300 of bi caloric engiues, but it is
ant aware that be bas eootented to supply any
targe numbers at present. T
:'- Tbe Mayor trf Babifrwe-has-reeeived a letter
ir?m uen. rierce, oeciiomg a pu.otic..rescpuo.n
on his ussssge ibrougb thai city. The com.
mittee pi ni tangemetrts' -is. accordingly di
ii cs of the l'Uiiii llouJ meeting tV!J here
on yesterday.' The informal report of the
President was rather discouraging, but the
spirit which prevailed in the meeting was
decidedly cheering ; and we shall expect
to see a positive improvement in tbe pros
ecution of tbefwork on the Road. t There
should commence with the Stockholders
themselves. They are to blame tbaj Abe
Company is not; now receiving tolls on 1
orl& miles of tbe Road. Many of them
have failed lo pay the instalments on their sub.
cription, and ll i imply out of the quettion to
expect 10 i'carry (in such operitrdnI"'wTtliSOT
n ..Ml 1 . ' A
j money. I he h yxtwtm whi- arouttu
with his hooks in a few day, we underslaud,
and he will expect every mary.lo plank down
the cash. When this part ol the business it du
ly attended lo by Ibe Stock holder, and the
work still languishes, we shall then be in favor
of raising a disturbance with omebody.
Wm. C. Dbjocbnett, bas been appoint
ed Post Master at Trap Hill. Wilkese
N. C, in place of John Prather, resigned.
Yorkville Remedy. VVe aie pleaed lo tee
that Xlr. Eccle ha enlarged and improved the
Remedy." He l, leaving politlrs out of
view, a very elever fellow, and we rejoice
at ibis evidence of hi prosperity.
Senator, It is rumored here, this week,
that Col. J. II. Whbeleb has received tbe
appointment of U. S. Senator to fill tbe
vancancy which will occur on the expi
ration of Mr. Mangum's term. We do
not place much confidence in the report,
though the "authority would seem to leave
no room to doubt. A few days will re
veal the 'truth or falsity of the rumor, and
until then we shall reserve any expression
of opinion as to tbe merits or demerits ol
of the appointment.
OCT V'e omitted to notice last week, the
election on Monday, of ihe following gentle
men a Intendant and Commissioner olxbis
Town for tbe next year, to wit :
Intendant. 11. II. Beard.
Commissioners. James E. Kerr. J. S. John
ston, Button Craige, Charles F. Baker, Robert
Murphy, J. M. Brown, J. F. Cbiruber, Michael
Davis. - -:
Mr. Clingman. This Honorable gen
tleman, we perceive, has attracted consid
erable .attention by his late address. In
deed, we are a littte surprised that a man
of bis calibre and character should be
able to create as much notice, from time
to time, as be has. done. This circum-
stance alone, is calculated to inspire tbe
counted for, it is not material to enquire
into at present.. It is. obvious, ...however,,
that he hold hnwelf a head and shoulder
above any other man in North Carolina;
and sneers contemptuously t the Legis
lature of the State, whom he charges with
baying conspired against him in (he ar
rangement of bis district. Small game for
the pursuit of our grave legislators I
But Mr. Clingman's inconsistency on
this point is wrapped in a nutshell. It
should be remembered the last Legisla
ture was democratic, and that Mr. C. still
also be remembered that this democratic
Legislature added a thousand pore Whig
votes to Mr. C.'s district, thereby making
it overwhelmingly Whig. And yet strange
to tell, he berates the Legislature for add
ing this additional strength, and charges
them with the purpose of defeating him.
If he be a Whig, why complain? If a
Democrat, bis district was decidedly
.Whig before, and if be blame any body
for making it at ronge,' iHrtiisTmenniF
democrats those who run him for the
U. S. Senate. As a democrat be had no
right to expect the suffrage of a whig dis
trict. As a Whig he bas no cause to com
plain. And yet he is rampant.
In this address he talks both ways, all
ways so much so that it is impossible to
tell whether he Is fish, flesh, or fowl. He Is
a non descript in politics. To change the
figure, h;s sails are set; and he invites tbe
winds to fill them ; but like a boat, with
out a rudder, his barque obeys every
chance current. Now eddying in circles,
now darting like a co'mmet. " Now brave
ly contending, and now piteously creaking;
but ever, ever tending to that most fatal
malstrom, extreme selfishness. He is like
a man we once knew wbo visited no house
where he might not find a mirror to re
flect the beauty of bis face ; before which,
planting himself, all others in the room
appeared, in the back ground. Or like a
peacock with his tail spread, self-adored
beneath "tbe gasre- of rt -thousand inferior
notes. In hnev; be js like nothing anyrijody
f ver siV,r who, ha,
ui;t an tVcii-Ui " . .
The meeting being orgai.ix.-d. an J a majoniy
of all the .lock represented, at the call ol the
Chairman, L. BwtKMEB, Eq.. ,I,re.idel of
Ibe Company, submitted aa informal report of
Ibe conditio "'US tbe Cjmpy. nd prS'"
of (be work on the Road. - From IhU report H
appears that oua iastaliinent over half ol the
but that a very large amount wss yet due on
these ln.lsllmenti, and jbaUn consequence of
the nelect of SiuckboUers to pay up their in
atallmenl, iba Company bad fallea ia debt to
ihe contracts to a Urge amount, and ihe opera
(ions on the road seriously crippled. Thai not
withltindingibi unfavorable ifitwiwiUiicedbe;
work wa aiill going on, though slowly ; and
that tbe road would ba completed lo ihe ter
minus near this place, wiibia three or four
Mb. Dlackmkb aho ubmilted a fw re
mark and augeations for ihe coasklerau'on of
ihe meeting with a view lo secure more prompt
payments of stock and infusing greater energy
in the prosecution ol ibe work ; and believing
Kbat it would meet the views ol a priioa olJ
ibe .tockbolder. and probably advance the in-
teret ol tlie Company, made known his purpose
lo resign bis office. 1
The ubjeci embraced in lbi report were
duly considered by the Company. In order
to meet ihe greaieal and almost the only difTi-
culty in a more speedy prosecution ol the work,
the following resolution, by (1. C. Jomks, Esq.,
wa unanimously adopted, lo wit :
Betulted, Thai he Itrectors of this Company be
instructed lo collect the installments already called for
promptly ; and that the same be laid oat in the eiten
sion of the Koad after the present existing debts of ihe
Company are paid: and that as speedy a collection be
made hereafter aa can reasonably be made; and that
so energetic policy be urged upon tbe Directors inthe
further progress of tlie work.
Tbe question wa raised whether it wa com
petent for ibis meeting lo fill the vacancy in the
Board occasioned by ibe resignation oH the Pres
ident. But by common consent il wm dismissed,
a being the proper work of tbe' Directory tbi
nol being lbs annual meeting of the Company.
W. P. Caldwell, Esq., of Iredell, addreed
Ibe meeting, and pledged his county lo relax no
elfof for 'ihe' successful prosecution ol thi wort.
Iredell, he said, would do all the had promised,
to lbs very letter. If she lack any thing now,
be was authorized lossy il should be made up;
and be stood ready al any lime to second any
measure, which Rowan . would make to carry
lorward this roTk ion peedy completion.
The meeting wa also addressed by the Hun.
D. F. Caldwell. H. C. Jonks, B. Cbaigk,
and J. A. Lii.LtiTON. Eqr. ; and appeals
made tq the merchant and citizen of Salisbury
lo make up the subscriptions necessary to com-.
plele ihe Road to Stateaville without delay.
The book were then opened' to. receive ad-
dilional subscriptions of stock, and near a hun
dred shares were laketu
There being no further business before ihe
meeting touching the afTdirs of the Company,
A. II. Caldwell, Eq , adverted lo the impor
tance of other enterprise, for which charter
were granted by ihe last Legislature, when the
toltowing resolutions were adopted, viz : - .
Risolied,' Ar tM optnibrf of tin " meeting that" J
measures ought to be taken to connect falistury wild
Albemarle in Sjanly, by Plank Road, to the end that
junction be formed with the Plank Rod to Fayette
ville snd Cheraw, by that route.
Ketohed further, That measures betaken to es
tablish s connection between Salisbury snd Moeksvillfe
by Plank Hosd, and eventually to extend il to Wilkes-
Rnohtd furthrr , That it be recommended lhal,
public meeting be held at Albemarle, on the 8th of
March next.it Ueina Tnesdsy of Stanly Superior Court.
to lake the subject of a Plank Road into consideration,
and to organize with a view to action.
Rttoltti. That tt be recommended that a oublie
meeting be held at Mocksville, on I fat 29 ih of March
neit, lo take into consideration the subject of organi;.
rn a run Koad to coonect alibu.ry vtn- iuueka
ville and Wilkesborough.
Itetolrrd, TJtat we regard the connection of tbi
place by Plant Roid, with the Fiyeiieyille and Wes
tern Road at Ashe borough, as a subject of great impor
tance ; and that this meeting recommend thst mea
sures be taken to advance the success of that scheme.
When tbe meeting adjourned.
E. D. AKSTIN, Ca m.
J. L. Graham,
GOOD REGULATION. i
We find t he following - wholesome pa
lice regulation has just been' adopted in
Wilmington, 'N. Q, lOur lown aulBoruies
would do a good thing were they to fol
low the example. They should prevent
such sports on the Sabbath at least. We
have seen negro boys playing at marbles,
on every Sabbath for (he last two or three
months : South Carolinian.
u Ordered, That hereafter all negro
boys found in the streets, of this town
pitching cents or quoits, playing marbles,
rolling hoops, playing ball, or any other
kind of game, shall receive twenty lashes,
or their owner pay a fin W five dollars
for each and every offence."
Our streets during the present week have
presenled an unusual brisk appearance. Ii I
taf.1 main . . . TT - O. ' . . L - ' t 1
"Liu tiir, siaj oireei, nas oeen so
blocked up with wsgbns thaljl ha frequently
become a little difficult to force a passage thro'
the dense mass. Thi, however, it an incon
venience which wo can afford, to undergo, in
consideration of (be result. If this state of
ibing is kept up, plank road slock wlll'-coni-mand
a oremium. What a lamentabU iat n'f
affairs ibis wAbebew unfr
have .ubjcxUlo,Uia;JVWft, RaHnird, with
tba eipetstetiow rf transferrmir tHei
stock to the Railroad in payment of their sub-
CMpt ton sJQHTJff would . acttiall v : have ' to
Co!i.j.,ttiy, l.el-J la,t evt-ning, I ''
MER,ESq.. rrsiyned bis .ffice, iV;'
and Dtrector, and Col. E. & , 1
tcti to fill the T'acancyr U F Si.
Esq.. of Statesville, also resigned S
fleets' Director, . nd J. F. Al
Esq., of the same town, was chosen to fij
hU4lai tor.tlig-.re8ida of th term.,.- !
., .-': . Telegraphed fur Charlestoa Courier
' LATER FROM EUROPE. '
I r Baltimobe, Feb. 4, 8.8 P. f
Tbe British Mail Steam ship Canada, C
tain Stone, bas arrived at Halifax ro(B jj
pool, which porl she left on the 22d ull Tv!
United States Mail aeajn. ihitUwi ci
Wft, arrived at Liverpool f,m -New'TiL
mi I ti 4' murninif nf t K 90iK fi
w.. . ..... . .... V W I, Ull.
Tn b f in. r v l . .... ...
advices bud a favorable effect up.m the Cotroa
market. Throughout the week Fair ouslili..
bad advanced a farthing, and MilaW
ciSuiu i pinj. no inti uiirillj; th fe
contnrised 58.000 bales, of uhiK .....
io n.uuu aim r.imriers sx ,uu. The
on ouiuruaj, ine mi un. im dsy lbs Cad
tailed amounted lo 5.500, hales.
- The qootulions were as follw ftt
lean, 6id., Middling Otleans, 5'ir: Fir M'
bile, 6d., Middling Mobile,5d. ; Fair Uoland.
EJi I t: J li: IT l i ...
aiiu tii wining upianus, bju. I ho stock
of Cotton al Liverpool consisted ef 6UO(H)o
bale, of wbirb 400,000 Amrriran.
; Carolina Rice wa worth from 21 6d loi
per cwt. Flour was unchanged. Graiaiii
Havre Cotton Market. The sale.
ring tbe week comptispd 9500 hates at ,.!f.
(irkat Rkitaim. Fears are entertained i,
England of a fOi de mam btr .Napuleon. N,
pier, ibe English Ship Builder, had recriiej
order from Napoleon to build intern Frigates
for him. Tbe British Admiralty, huwsxr,
cancelled tbe order, and instructed Napirr Is
build the same number of Frigates for ihe Br).
ish Government. The (internment at tits
instituting enquiries of the Rail Road Compt.
nie a to bow many men, horses, and mm.
lion of war they could carry to specified poiat
incase of emergency. A large Militia sutbs.
i lo be lormed near Birmingham. No aor
regular troops are to be sent from kerns, m4
jtreal activity prevails in the difft real Nwy
Fa a NC'h Louis Napoleon was to hats Wn
married lo Madame Monligoon the Ittkbsft.
Ihe dowry demanded for the Bride viti
million francs. Twenty line of battle ,iW
eighteen frigates, snd fifteen smaller. unk
are being built in tbe rreocb navy yards.
" V i itr vini l I. foiTnV Ati D TPT
Baltimore. Feb. 4, 8.8 P.M.
In the New York Cotton harket on Friday,
1750 bales were disposed of previous loth r.
ceplion of ibe" Canada' Advices at decline
of from an eighth to a quarter of a cmi.
From the South Carolinian of Ftb. 8.
NEW YORK MARKET.
New York, Feb. 7, 1953.
The sales of eotton on Saturday sbowedn
advunce of on prices ol the prevwui diy.-
Sale of Ibe week 6,000 bales.
New York, Feb. 7.
Hotrnn firirrsrtfoll nrices. -- 1.000 halessolA
Manila, n kM-kniMinlirnI ' ti- iwteiMH J
marrying Senorita Motitsgo on the 30rh tnt-
- n.. . ... .i..n.t llillT-PT
HI AKL.E.3 J U. M dliivc
i ''hri.estom. Feb. 7.
Sales to clay up lo 1J o'clock, 700 bales, at
8 to 10 ct.
" FUGITIVE SLAVE CASE
- Considerable- excitement wa caused at Al
ton, 111., on Ibe 17ih, by (be announcroi tf
another attempt lo carry off, on the tutma
stomal;, m fnfriiiM aid, without a '.rial as-
nr.r.ni.rl l.v K nrnner oflicerf, Snd
r"" - j i i ,
k.l.l ika nino he lore Levi L''Mi
Esq., U. S. Commissioner. A Urge
n.,u..il ws tir)2 IB"-
W B) III ailVIIMailVVi r iv- n 'j rr
cision. The facts, as stated, are as lollews
Tr, .Ue virl. Amanda, was brotirW
Alton city about a year aro,from Te""
.r l.. ,... l.v ihe son setf"
uj n son oi ucr uiaci, "j j -. .
i it.-,.n..i f his father. Th i""
Jl .J .t '..km nflhe slM
since oieu, anu ic uwhci .
lieen purchateo ny ine presem i ..--
I..:.. C ik.i ik un (hen WS WOt'V
er Davis- decided Jawr .ot. the eltm '
Considerable ympathy wa niiiif'row
.lave girl, and an effort will be ma T
chase her. The whole passeo on " j . ,
fully and creditable."
i .L.i .k. rhamhrr olC"
we unaerstanu mi inuisilt
merce at i. -meemsvg-yesie. nT'
pasted a re.olutiou instructing ie J
invite Cap.. Eric.-on to vi. f J
Ibe propeller oeartng ' -" - . fM
be new motive power woic. p.---- j
.1.- -, tui inn in. the field el.T, ,.j
. .nl, r a rwlutlon in. iur m
r . L Tt.;. ifidiraie
and manutaciure- " -" , ri
int.re.t on the part of our vn.r. -- j,
TTi r rlilteni. . all nwat be e""0.
es. .he operation, of .hi. ne
dusuial science, and we trust .hat H
compa.able with Capt. Ericsson P.,
to comply witn mo r
TT : .L, inihispl"1
fT On la. VVodneday n.j d
a youth name
negro boy. Stephen, belonfr.ng 1. . i(
lj Tk. nirro died iroin
few'minute. and lite yaum . .
commiled .0 prison io wai. J.i ..J
. u ...t..!HieteeH---i
Hmproper; to give any oVtw
known br a 4arge p.wt'"v; ;,1.I,in
Well known by a 4are pttf
aie community who 'WfefywWj
" cpmo oo.wn