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Ml I) ;oc V'. 059. TflrAoron-ft, (Edgecombe County, JC, C.J Saturday, October 13, 1S38 To. A7T o. 41. 77j r Ti't'rlj();f:r'z.'i fVe.s.v, bv nr.orua: inmwnn, puMilieil weekly at 7'fv DoHurft and Vif'i C, ju-r year, it pun in a-.:vanc or, i..rre ; ' -v -at tin' expiration "f the subscription y r. I'.- ;m ptri'xl less l!rm a you, Tct-.tt ij-ftrc jvr nn'Mtli. Sub,Ti!crs -arc at liliorty to j; at "I'V time, n:i mvhur entice thereof 1 rovni rivar.s-ilinso r.'stainr.t a di -tiinro! , , !v::ri '!v ;nv :t, a.Ir.in.o. or give a respon- v !!! Il'.'.S VifinltV. K-!ils not e'i-.'!iiifr ri squnre will be I(t:'i ;lt ( Ihh ' tie' uVt insertion, rtu.l -2't r every e 'lilimianee. I.on.'.er advertise i like prop.irtieii. urt Holers and Ju- ,! i-.ri i i.-'meiif s mr ctMit. hi vlwr A.! ' ;;: in a st. Ie marked t!ie irumher of iti- ,,,,r. .-r t V! hlW.mt ll ! I r t!:ev will be eoiitttnieil until ' . w i.se or iiTi'u "ii. I crcv J ,.'t.is a!a:esed to th d aecoriiin-riv. i i-..sii'ir must i)e post) i ,. . pan or tiny ma ii-.nue u.u.i.irw 10. ! I I , - rrom the dlobe "'lie most !!! iking trait in Cieneral Jack soil's political career is his ever abitlii o ( t.! !; lent e in the great mass of the people. 'J'l'U iii!uerving faith is the vital principle i l Mepiililii ai isui, ns the !ili nt of the jeo j.ii' i t!i -se who call tiieaiselves the"o"0fe s.xi't'f' clisacs whose doctrine is thai 'the people arc t'uir own worst enemiis" il.to- Wiiut of intviligciicc, of virtue, a...! "qo.I 'ir, diMiualilies them lor sell-! rnninmnit-is the tsu,ee of Federal I '",I,"r U,r "'pi esentat i v o CI. ,, I ii i , I oik and his associate;, in the Kepublican imu. II av giorjuutly has the nnre.-erv td, ,., 0 A ., rrt. . n . ' Uaue. Aware o the diflieulties the all cu.hdmg depeuuauce winch Jeilei son have to contend with as friends of th.;t a;;.! JnUson have placed in the popular I cause, I can justly appieoiate the conside uiiucui aiiil.iig and popular will, been jus-! r:tions uhuh commctid thnn to your re- liii.d b their political successes, and ilu-h1?'1 al : ie,iui1 ,i,4e l,!e Prese"- ( i i. i i i !,m u,m K'eat respect, Kaiun iie pvi.iiical results uhu h have en- y , t- , , , , Slit'.:! What swll informed man can look La;L on the triumphant prosperity bi ought about In !!r. J. llVrson's administration, ami ii. e nuiasi principles which lie uu- urun f0fl. I lie case ol liellamv Sto I ioltd and gave root to in our Gov eru- rpr n's ue pending in the Court iikii:, witliotu being impressed with ,,e ' Cinritinati for a divoice, has been ileci- , , ... . , ded iirlavor of the lad v. His bill was dis i.iuiluiiabie superiority ol the worth ol 1 , , . 1 J missed. Mr. b. was lately the member id Ihc collective wisdom and virtue of a great rvuresi from the fin. iunaii Dislrict, and n.iih.11, weighed against the wealth, the ti- mailers of imputation took place whilst lk, decorations, dignities, and cssumtd ' 'y were in Washington. Ry the dcci yraciU of honor, (widely distinguished I s5"' is a,,!i!ve,, fr"ni censure, bou coiMiiuu honesty,) which make up liie whole value of a nobility in a State? V litre are the disastrous, ihe terrible re 5 : i: predicted as consequent on lUfjaco li'iicd, sansculotte doctrines of Mr. J ifer The safe, pacific, silent, but gigan tic grow ill, of the country under their in fluMice, have compelled their very enemies r use Mr. J, llVrson's free principles, j U; i e seeking to undtrmine and destroy limn And where is the desolation of the fi'b'uitidtd sway which (ien. Jackson "! give to public opinion? Where U.eleil Stales, died of bilious fever al Lauras '-"-, p stilaicc, and famine " which weielter. Pa., on Thursday last. ib. ! l! ,o"U from the administration of ihe Ii'itaiy Chieftain, who referred all to the P i"!.u will and banished the impulse of U'bies and corporations from the Ciovtru- l:iei : i r The desolation is only to be found in the hearts of aristocrats, who would rob the people of their rights the war, P'liIt iKe, and famine, found in the bles- s"gs of peace and plenty at home, reputa- l! abroad, and universal homage lo the cessful experiment of our free institu tion!. Nell may Genera! Jackson, in the letter ljini we annex, express al the close of his dial confidence in the people lo which lis owes his own illustrious career. He nev" deserted them. They never desert e,l i:i'ii;and bis whole life has been a train Of g uious successes. Pi roiuh Murfrecsborovgk (Ten.) Times. 111 tv-v. cri, io me exclusion oi jer matter, ihe regular and volunteer ' read at the Democratic dinner, w hich ll""n fail to be interesting. We also an- letters from several distinguished men, iA answer to others w ritten lo them by the cuuituiuee of invitation. Nashville, Jlugust 20, 1838. Gentlemen : I have the pleasure to ac j'l'nvle.lgeihe receipt of your letter of the 1 u!l-inviting me to partake of a dinner f ,J given by the Democratic Republi jsof Rutherford, on the 30th iust. lo the .'lorable James K. Polk and other dis- 'JWlied friends of our Republican in- dilutions, r 1 ,Je6 vu to accept my sincere thanks 0r tlie kind terms in which this invitation aS beetl conveyed. Nothing could be He run ilii. .. .i i . .... . no,e grat.lyn.g to my VI.j.S ,nn aII op. P'Tiuuiiy i. vi.it ern e more my fellow citi es of Rutherford, hut the Mate of ,v "althaml the infirmities of age scarcely "w me to hope that I can e. joy again " sai.sf.ction. IJe assumJf hnwevi,r gentlemen, that timo I... i: , 7 "" "oi UlUIIUiSlieO u,i interest whh h a ot!g acquaintance w ill, Rutherford and its natrioti,. . i. W,.,., been calculated to inspire; nor has ii erased (mm my mind the grateful ref lection , tl()l. who shared iviili me the , .fins oi iiie last ar. shall carry ! i:ie to the tjrave a heart alive with " "3IWIIH i) tie maiiv nroof I I, iavu re vetej oi mo con i- cm-n :m. ".. ..r.i i . , . mini ui lllJt iiiz.-Ms m l . - il IJSIUII11- S ol mv hfV W ithdravui now from the bnsv "staf ol public aff.irs, and with no disposition t. enter upon it again, I repose with coi.fi I deuce upon the seeui it y w hich our free in i i i 1 1 1 1 i , r i i ' c"j"v, luuooo.i as ttiey are upon liie virtue and intelligence of (he great mass of the people. It w as by the co-ope ration and aid of the people that I was abtt to do whatever good has resulted from their partiality in calling me to the Presi deuc; and not doubting that those who have succeeded me i:i the adminiirati..n, will look to the same source for support, I cannot but anticipate for my country the highest and most enduring prosperity. If any tbiug could add, gentlemen, to the pleasure of visiting you, and exchang nig salutations with the citizens ol'Unihu- '0I' 'l Wl u'1 ,J-' l':c occiision selected t' v " t "ui'jjoi 'inn i i v "U I - I VII I, ANDUKW JA( KSO. Moses Ridley and others, committee. ami tne genueman it seems, lias been the victim of gossip. The depositions of se veral members of Congress w ere taken. Halt igh Heg. "The Madisonian" states that the Hall of the new Patent Office at Wash ingtoo is to be the largest single room in the world, the ceiling to be supported by one or two hundred pillars. The portico. ii is believed; will cost one hundred and seventy thousand dollars. ib. (TTWalter S. Franklin, Eq , Clerk of llitiivM ill t ! i-r 1 1 - v- i) f :i 1 1 viJ il iIim I In i Osceola. A novel bearing this tit'e, written by Mr. J. 15. Ransom, formerly ol War reutoii, in this Stale, has just been published at ihe North. A highly com plimentary notice oi' the work appears in Ihe New Yoik Fvening Star, but its high est commendation is found in the fact, that the demand lor il has been so great, the first edition is nearly exhausted. ItiJeisrh Slur, o Iredell Superior t ourt John Cope w ho was indn led lor ihe murdered John Rriggs, and who had been found gniliy at this place six months ago, was again put upon his trial al the Superior Court of Iredell which was held last week, by his Honor Judge Settle. The testimony was much the same, as that delivered before the first Jury wiih one or two important ex ceptious. After remaining out about an hour, the Jury returned with a verdict of Manslaugh ter; whereupon he was branded with ihe letter M., in the left hand, and sentenced to 9 moulds imprisonment. Most of people believe idat de das great cause to be tdank ful for dis good luck. The jury saved him from the gallows evidently from the same considerations, that induced Ids Honor Judge Bailey, to grant a new trial, to wit, that there was too much ardent spirits used by the w itnesses, just belore the com mission of the offence, for it to be certain, that they bad a clear perception of the facts. Tbis doubt saved him. Watchman. Disastrous Storm and loss of Property. On Saturday morning our town was visi ted wild one of tde most violent storms which we ever witnessed About Z o clock, A. Al., tde rain, accompanied by a violent gale from the North Cast, began to tan in torrents, and continued witiiout intermission until 7 A. when it abated, during this period, short as it may appear, a part of the town was completely inunda ted, causing several families to leave then on homes and take shelter with their neighbors and doing much injury to the property both of the town and individuals. At one lime, Rank, .Market, and Old Greets, pre.ented feaifui aspects the wa ter rushed in torrents from every direc tion cellars were filled to ovei li m ing. nd great fears were entertained that se veral houses would be undermined by the fori e of the il o(). Ve have not been able correctly to learn the amount of properly injured, but we should suppose that indi vidual losses amounted lo at least $5000, .ud Iheiown to perhaps $ IO,OOo" more. On the coast we lear the loss of life anil property, has been great. Owing to the "jy received by the Richmond and Pe ieisburg Rail Road, (which we understand will be speedily repaired,) the Northern mail of Saturday, was not received until Sunday evening. The Petersburg and Roanoke Rail Road, though somewhat injured, is still in a passable condition. Our Friday's papers which were mailed lor the South, were destroyed by. the inun dation of the Post Ofhve; this will, we hope, at count to our Southern friends foi the failure of their p ipers. We understand great injury has been done in the adjoining eountrv, in the destruction of Rridges, Mill-dams, Fences, &i Petersburg IuttUigencer. Injury to the Baptist Church. The in jury sustained at the Raptist Church is oiisiderable. The arch in front and the made ground over the branch, is carried lvva.Vi together with the fine shade trees. die grates and the fence. The water rose three ftet in the house. From the repeat ed disasters lo this property, we hope that now an appeal will be made to our citizens for a new Raptist Church, and we feci confident that a cheerful response will be given to such a call upon the sy nipathies I the town. 1 he Denomination also to which this Church belongs, is now speedily called upon to erect a better house on a more eligible site. -ih. Tde American Roaid of Minnions held its annual meeting last week in Portland The receipts for the year, as stater! in ihe treasurer s report, amounted t $240,000. Suicide. An interesting and beautiful you. g lady, named Ivoina Smith, aged twenty two, a native of Fngland, commit ted suicide in New Yoi k on Sundav . bv taking corro-ive sublimate. The cause appears to have been a fear that she was not as good is the doctrines of the church she had recently joined, required her to be. Jl Singular Case. The Louisville Jour nal say-: "A Mr Edmund Keeue liurke, t.f Mobile, a most . oofihal young; repro- bate, was recently ridden on a rail bv the citizens of ihat place for breaking two of his father's ribs and running away with a third ll.i.l i hn mil nv-.., , I h hi - "v ' j " old father's young wife, his slep mother, and married hei !" Common Pleas. J hn L. Cooper ob lained a verdict of S3000 against W. A Ivean in a case of crim con. The crimi nal woman, wife of Cooper, had, for ihe ake of her paramour, abandoned her chil dren one of them an infant two mouths old. A", r. Star. Philosophy A fellow recently eloped with the wile of a respectable farmer in the western part of Massachusetts. After the rresi of the fellow, he called him into his presence and the following dialogue en sued. Do you love my wift?' said he. Y.s ' 'Does she love you!' 'Yes.' 'Y-'u shall have her. Prepare lo leave immediately.' He took a horse and sleigh, bade dis wife pack up her clotding, put der trunk on board, gave der filty dollars; and off they started together for Canada. There's philosophy for you! Tde Cincinnati News tells of a wight in idat town wdo das discovered how to ma nulacture Champaign wine from Irish po tatoes, aud warrants it free from alcohol. tt7A gentleman in New York having invented a 'machine to facilitate ladies in the delightful practice of tight lacing, con cludes his notice observing 'it will squeeze the dedicate creatures into the size of a hoe handle!' siid M,a,!hee Pf!!?r recom ,ne,H,ir a :,!el Mocking athmpt of a Mother to mur id, that oneol the same kmd of scythes der her' Infant. On T,,,,,!,, n WHS Sri d:in tlin i!.t... I. . r w'1 "" ooog ii on a tree in Ivaintucky, and its shadow cut a man's le- off ! Rebecca Lamar. An afivcting incident relative to this lady, who, it will he re membered, was one of the female survi vors of the ili-staraed passengers on boau the Pulaski, has just come lo our knowl edge. Miss Lamar, say s a gentleman from Charleston, whose life was saved on the same portion of the w reck, was our guar dian angel, cheering the desponding, alle viating the sorrows of those who had seen the waves of the ocean close over their nearest and dearest relatives, and adminis tering hope and consolation even to the veteran sailor, to whom scenes of terror and dismay had long been familiar. So groat, in fine, was the confidence she in spired in the heart of every member of our unfortunate band, ihat those whose fate ii w as, never lo reach the shore alive, w hen they fell their hour approaching, requested is a favor, that ihey might be allowed to rest their heads upon her lap, and breathe out their dying moments with all the con solation she was capable of affording. And thus all those who were unable lo sur vive the horrors of thai awful hour, witi their last looks turned towards her win had never quailed or blanched beneath the terrors of ihe scene, although the stoutest hearts had failed, and the boldest trembled in anticipation of their fate. How do the glories of a Catharine, a Semarirni?, or a Margaret de Valdemai pale before the virtues of such a woman. Let those who bear the name of Lamar, henceforth cherish it more proudly, than ii it conferred wealth, or power, or nobility upon the possessor. itoston Times. ft? A new sect of fanatics, calling them selves the "Candlesticks of ihe Church," has lately sprung up at Liverpool. They profess the power of working miiacles. The best attested case is that of an old lady, who being afflicted with a nervous disorder, fancied herself better while some of them stood over her, but who died a few hours after they left her. Power of Conscience When Smith the barkeeper, and accomplice of Mrs. Doyle, in the murder of ihe unfortunate sailor of Girond street, surrendered him self lo the police, he confessed that he had been forced to give himself up by the ter rors of a guilty conscience. Ever since I fled from ihe house, said he, the corpse of ihat murdered man lias been by my side wherever I go the spectre haunts me, and not for a single moment can I shut 1113 eyes against the frightful apparition sooner than suflVr as 1 have done for the last few hours, let me be dung I would rather face the gallows than he tormented by the direful images of remorse and guilt. Such, we are told, was the sub stance of liis statement. Had lie listened to tde warning of his fiiendly monitor, when ihe first step in crime was taken, he mi6"1 dve esraped tde horrors of unavail- il,br regret, and the shameof an ignominious deatll. A. O. BvlUtill. Death by Lightning. Mrs. Betsey Moss, consort of Reuben Moss, of this ciiy, was killed by lightning, on Suuda morning last. She was in bed with her husband and infant child, both of whom escaped without feeling the shock. So free was Mr. M. from the effects of the lightning, lhal he for some time believed that Mrs. Moss was oidy alarmed by the thunder. Her death was almost instanta neous; no signs of hurl appearing except a purple mark on the nek and shoulder. llaleigh Standard. (17 Accounts from Fort King, East Flo rida, of the 14th ull. inform us that the principal chief of the Tallahassces has sent his w ife and children l Fort Brooke, w ith a party of his tribe, about twenty-five in number, and he remains out with a view to induce hem all lo come in to Gen. Tay lor. ib. fXMajor General Alexander Macomb, has issued a general order, dated Detroit, September 8, in which the enlistment ol "deserters from any service whatever, es pecially from the British army in Cana da' is forbidden. ib. OWe learn that about forty deserters from the American army have arrived in this province from Plattsbu'rg. and several of them have been seen in their regimen tals. We think it would be a good plan if both Governments would come loan understanding that deserters be given up; a measure which, we think, would prove advantageous to all parlies concerned. Montreal Herald. wliile Mr. Cramer, foreman of the Chemi cal Factory, was standing at his door at the foot of 33d st , he observed a dashing looking female pass down to the dock and throw into the water what appeared a bun tile. His curiosity w as excited, and going to the wharf he saw, to his astonishment, an infant float lo the shore, being thrown up by the wave made by the steamboat Telegraph, which was passing. It ttfS lodiKi to be a fioeihlid about three weeks old and is doing well. The child was christened Hudson Mosrs. A. Y. $tir. Flour. It is staled that between the 1st of April and the 2-lih of September, inclu sive, there were received in the city of New York4fiS.813 banelsof Flourwhich is nearly 80,000 barrels per mouth. OCT We learn that the great sweepstake U Tree Hill, 8 entries and $500 entrance was taken on Tuesday last by the colt Portsmouth, belonging io our townsman, i:. J. Wils on, Esq. Mr. W.had but late ly returned from victory in Southampton, then the news of his Tree Hill tiiumpli eached us. With a true sporiman's ar dor, he has pushed on to ihe course at W ashington, where may success attend iiim Portsmouth Times. Just Rebuke. The editor of the New born Spectator inflicts the following just rebuke, on his federal cotemporaries, for their foolish remarks concerning the visit of Mr. John Van Ruren lo England: Mr. John Van Ruren seems lo be en joying himself occasionally at the Couf t of St. James, and to be highly privileged by Ihe great of aristocratic old England, di ning, dancing and "frolicking" with idem, as if nobles had been his phi mates fiom youth upwards. This is ail well enough, and we are ashamed to see the absurdities that are published on this subject by ome of the Whig papers. We see in the atten tions paid to the son of ihePresidenl, noth ing more than a compliment to the people of the United States, paid delicately at.d properly. In England, all mut presume that one whom the people of this country scledt as President must have a stronghold on their esteem, and this inference will readily lead to the above conclusion, and justify us in the belief, that the couttesies extended to John Van Ruren are neither through respect to him nor his father, as individuals, but, indirectly, to the people. The most ridiculous part of the affair is that which places the names of Queen Victoria and John Van Ruren in juxtaposition, and hints at the probability of a matrimonial allinhee! How te people of France and England will sneer at our editorial folly when they see such absurdities made the subject of serious discussion in respectable journals. Singular. . .Duri ng the prevalence of the fatal cholera of 1S32, which sent thou sands of cur citizens lo their last dread ac count, and cairiedoffan immense num ber of those who precipitately fled from it, died Capt. Mead, of the steam boat Home, and his clerk; according to the Nat ches Courier, both were buried on the bank of the river, side by side, about fifteen miles below Natchez. Last year, the bank hav ing caved in, the cofiins became exposed, and it was found necessary to remove them to another portion of thegiound; in doing this, the disparity in the weight of each was observed; curiosity prompted the per sons so engaged to open the coffins In that known to have contained the body of the clerk were found his bones and particles of decayed clothing; in the other, Capt. Mead, in as perfect a state of preservation, as if the body had been embalmed, appear ing as fresh and undecayed as when first interred, even the grave clothes and winding sheet were quite sound. It is dif ficult to account for this singular circum stance. The cypress wood enclosed the bodies of both. Louisville widv. The end of Ihe world. Two or three clergymen have recently put forth works predicting the arrival of the end of the world sometime between 1S40 and 1S50. To all such prophecies we have hitherto been incredulous: but are free to confess that facts like the following, which we cut from the Boston Times, are strongly cor roborative of the truth of these predictions. When tailors and printers who woik on trust begin to be paid, the symptom is in deed alarming. A gentleman now residing in this cify who formerly published a paper in Connec ticut, has recently received a letter from an old delinquent subscriber, forking over the money due, and expressing the utmost re morse of conscience for having so long de prived him of his dues. What a blot will be wiped out from the fair face of creation when men shall understand distinctly that cheating a poor printer is an unpardonable sin. N. Y. Sun.