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HOLTOW & WILLIAMSON,
EDITORS AND l'ROl'RIETOllt).
The Nortli-Core.lina Whig will be afforded to
liiriiicribcra lit TWO IM)I,..KS in ndvuticr, or
I rtU lUl.l.Allrt AM) rlFTVCKNTK if puy.
-not ber did lycd for three inontha, and '1 IIKI.K
IKII.L AI!S ul the end of the year. No paper will
in; diaeeintinued. until all arrearage urc paid, tx.
c.iit ul the option of the Kitilorn.
A.licrtlacrncnta iiiaerte d at Our Pullnr irr i")ii'rr
I o line or baa, tliiii mi d tr'') for tin; first inai-r-nnn,
and ccnta tor cieih entiitiuuunrtr. Court ad
rrrtiaenitnt and flu ritV' K,ili charged 25 prr
-ml. JiitjIiiT ; anil deduction nf XI) per cent, will
nude from the rrgul-r print a, for iieUt-rli-era by
Oic ye.ii. Attnati.niclllB mat-rica irnimmy rfr
-.iirtrrlv. t ! per ei-nre for each linn, heini.
ij'.mitihly " j c--uta iter aqu-ire fur each tunc.
J," All It ltt'r on bufiiinM iniiKt be direeud to
ilu- Kditom. Letlira munt be poal-paid or the-v
iml be attended to.
1 r I'ajriiicnta can be nmlc lo ritln-r.
J j' Postmat"'ra re authorized lo act aa arii la.
I an Wot (hanred.
at w. p. n iu.uua.
(,; no more tbo light lln.1 abed
U' rdi nc u'trmjr heart,
Hin!lin( 'II lh pUtine limughia
I tw nxrhl In. bid d. .ttt.
I mnl no more tbr aui.ny mule
Oh ll'T buhd.t lip 111- t !'! '.
And llw' thy viiieo i imiie atill,
Iovc dwi U ie t in lU tone.
A.nl i it th ? slid c;:iit thmi, w'.iem
I'd hoprd to find unrUngrd,
Winn drarrat Im nd n lil-' (ray morn
Khali b? bi tunes tiHoiiju'
(mil with thy acorn the iiiart whi.ae fiult
II i it'a lon'a ir t.
Ami to ita CUi ot ai.rrow, hriilillK d,
Aiid drnia of bilUrocaa !
Ct do n-'t ay tint I am rlwnsn'
Tho' ehanftd I ell imsli! If
F'r, tlM tin : nic in iii.tlioig iIm,
I'm a till umlnnced tu lhi
II . ne'er rrief m J h ive daiki n'd o'er,
llr p'aa,..rt at 'itied ituroiuai ,
tol bright hnd purr, tbi aireani of b ao
Kji line ia at iU aouicr !
THE MIDNICIIT VlIT;
THE HIDJjEN WILL.
A lU!Ii:TIC TALE.
ar WAHHEN T. AHIITON'.
'Certainly, Mr. lterkby, you will not dc-
:ve tnc 01 tlie aa ssiisiacuon m rn mj
, , . , ., -
Poor f'tberiu hi lt moments, Ka.U
rmn ucrurj, .
pt over his manly
U he our father !
a.-knl Mr. F- rkb-v
I n i . .11..
t .ny ami iioiuw-viij.
I ' He taucht me when a child to call him
f , . h. . .
jr. siid has ben a father to me eier since.
'' f .. 1.. ..it,... 1., . I em. r . all I hec hue tUll
t.onsyou bc fostered inu-t have an cud
I iu and now,"
" I do uot understaml you, nr.
" My brother is not your father, and you
11 oblige me by lievrr u.-ing the term again
ft. relation to him.
' V our conduct r very singular, .Mr.i:;il
" l'i rbapa it is."
" 1 insi-t ir upon feeing my father."
" Vou ratmol."
" l!ut I trill, ' and the young man took a
p lorttard, as though he iut.lideol to force
way into tiie room, at the door of which
r conversation had been carried on.
" Hack 1 young man, or you ahull be ex-
ft led liuui the house," replied Mr. llerkb'y,
I At thU nioment the door of tho aj.art
I' ul was opened, and a young Ndy ot sur
m -i iif beauty aud sweetness sto.ol belore
J anry pattiet. She ieemcd like a pen.
n.,....l ii.i.t I., it.rt .Irir.. (lint u a
$ Minting, even at the door of the dying
J Mio paused for a moment as the lowering
9 aol the angry young man met her gaze.
' ly Herbert, what is the nutter T"
'd she, with nn appearance of the deep
""liciludc. Your father, Julia, refuses to let me see
. . .i. r i .1 -
l.'M.r. IIVIII'T I'M 11 V IIM1IU lllilll i'a-
af t, aunwercd Jleibert, eagerly siczin
r rf - fi J ' i
-'nuiiity lo vindicate himself.
I" Father!" exclaimed che, casting a
quit nf reproach et tiie obi gentleman.
4" l'isn un about your business, Julia,"
J led In1, an jrily. There are pood rea--
hy lie should not se e him."
Probably there are," interposed He-r-H
t. with utiii r of sau usm.
4' And the physiuian has forli.blcn your
I ! trow seeing; any person, even his near-
I I'erl ili.l i l.'...r nn.. ,n nn lo, nil in I lei -
H "ting him. Ho cannot live the eloe-j
1" Anil on ..........t ..n wrml.l liaslen
. . ........
"Uloftho world V said Mr. Berkley
Nyt but hi.t son, fathe r.
' "ei is nt, hia aon,"
'lopted ami. then."
I A.ipid o uneereel Mr. Ik rkley ; " but
1 re lo him than any othiT beguar.
t'Mr. Ite rkley," aaiel Herbert" sternly,
"f s hll nii'et agiiu."
f I'frltaps we shall i I may yet be an
f rseer ot ,l0 ioor ,i,H,..''
J rather, father ! this is cruel," cxe-lainicel
ahoeked hi her fatucr coarscni'ss
I 'Juliu, I forgive I
1 Herbert, hirugr,
him i bo is your father,"
dine to subdue! the Clno
' pr-jilueed by th lather's oruolty and
"r a iiionn-ut there was a pause', elu
I 'alii 'h th young mill pared toil lcrly
upon the fair pirl, whose heart seemed to
limp in .sympathy with him. Mr. Jicrkley
regarded them with a fueling of anger,
which even their proximity to the bud of
death, could not prevent from ilNpltiyiii"
itself in u. darkening scowl on hi- hurd fea
tures. " Must I po away without seeing my fulh
cr ? Must I let him die without the pres
euco of him whom beloved and protected !"
fcaid the young mnn, to Julia.
" You hhnll hee him, Herbert," replied
(die, an (die placed her hand upon the door.
"Juliu!" taid her father, angrily, " if you
permit him to enter that chamber, you do
' r u -i.. .j- r
" liut, father, it would be cruel to deny
him at t-ueh an hour ; he has come a long
distance to nee hiiu."
" The more fool be ; why did ho come!"
" I wrote to him to come.''
" Vou did !'
" I did. Father, if you think 1 can
fee you thus wrong Herbert lci kle-y, you
a'e miftaki n !" and the face of the beau,
tilul pirl huddeuly lighted up with an ener
py aiid deterininatioii, that cei mod not to
be born of In r pentle divpo-itioii.
Mr. lierkley rronled fiercely tit her.
It was bin that all the ordinary feelings
of hiimanity had died out in his heart ;
that, on the present oecf-ioti, li
Isif ked the litting opportunity to Li
Julia opened tie' door.
"Come in. Herbert," raid she.
" Stop I" exclaimed Mr. Lerkle'
1'rotn the l ed in the c Tiler of the rhun
lir came a proan which seijned to pene
trate to the uiil of the youn man, aiid
he sprung forward to i-nti r the apartment.
"Stop! Mr," mid Mr. lleikb-y, ph:eed
bis hand upon the collar i.f llerlo i t.
'I -houl'l be sorry to u-e viohiiee at
i Mich a time anil in such a place a this, but
jenliT that chamber you i-hill ind'" eon-
tinned the t uia.-d Mr. J!ei kl v, as he
tightened his j;ra-p upon the collar of the
" And I r-houbi be orry at any time, to
lay my baud up m an old man like yon ;
but k-c my father I will, come what may.
lieware, old man!'' and the countenance
of Herbert evinced a determination that
would have made a calmer m ill than his
opponent to pau-e and cnn-iJcr.
(ut Mr. Ikrkley wai cviJci.tly actua
ted ly some ttrong-T motile than the grat
ification of revenge, or of his own self will,
for no ordinary eau-e could thus have over
Ciiuic bis M ii-e uf propriety and pro idence.
Heedlesjt of the show of rc-istanec made by
the oung man, be pave a mlden and dep
perate pull at his cdi;ir, a if with th in
tention of hurling him back from the en
trance to the chamber.
This movement, by the promptness and
dexterity of Herbert, was uf lui aiail, and
i there was no
! oM man ainlile-iily reeled t.n i, aim Ins
! younger, and moie powerful opponent shook
' eff his gra-p.
Another giom from the beil oftiieily
: i ii... i. r ii.,,.
iirj mail intf .i n , in' .n in. ii vi i ' t -
io j,,,; lhc ,..,;.,, of
l. It., lb... h- f.il.wed Julia into the
I The fair pirl l ent over tl
form of the
ised, and he
,l,:. ,- n
- " ' .
Scelltcit leit to I'C
e c ' r.
.celneil leit I I I'C e "li-el ins
f lo r presence,
come too late,
I " I In ale. ps," said Ib rb.
" No; I fear vou have
I ' I iod forbid ?" ejaculated the young man
as he hi nt over the prostrate foim.
" I nele," said Julia, in a gentle Imie.
The sick man ope ned his eyt s. I he)
v ami 1 1 1 : i .
it has come ; be stands by your
With extreme difficulty, fi parently, the
ilviuo man turned hi- cye t.'.'.n his niece
to' Herbert. He tried to extend hi" hand,
bill it was more than hie .-tr oigth would
Ileihert, divining his intention, took, tho
eniaeiateel hand of him who had bun ail
that father could be to him, and was con
scious of a sl'mht p.os-ure ail the sufferer
could do to express bis continued affection.
A tear struiLded ill the young man's eye,
a he recoc'iied the expression of his. fath
"I iod hies vou!" faintly ejaculated
'b parting father.
" I his interview
been .mite long e-
Mr. lklkley, who had
billowed Herbert into the mom, and station
ed himself by the font id' the bed.
i The dying man In ard the word-, and as
! thou di an electric shock had rcviulicl his
ill the bed. 1 he
attempted to spring
If ii t w as fatal, and
.1. ...,...1 I.,- ll..,l,,.rf iitiO .1 II l.i.
Sillill ii.ii K -ii'. .i" . ..
I Father, you will kill him," said Julia,
i . .i ... .. i.:i.. r
in a low loliej to ncr laincr, none imi i...e
was Hushed with horror and indignation.
" I wish to save him ; don't you sec what
an elhct this inte rvie w is having upon jour
umde. Let Ileihert leave the mom instant
lv, or 1 will not answer for the couseipieii
e'es," replieJ Mr. It. ikh y.
' Ileihert," groaned the .lying man
t.-r bi bad nartialiv recovered IV. -Ill hi-
ertion, " give mi1 yur hami
' . , i
1 n n about
' to die.''
The young man placed his hand in that
! of his foster father.
I "lod bless you!" eoiitinilcd he, with
freat effort. "Julia, vour hand."
The fair pill placed her baud iu her un
cle's. " He happy my children."
Though it requireel an intense effort, the
dving man placed the hand of Julia in that
" Ik: happy, God bless you ! I die '
" Knough of this !" alinoMt shouted Mr.
Ikrkley when he saw what bis brother had
done-. " Mnoitgli of this !"
The sick man started with convulsive en
ergy, aud fixed his eyes upon his brother,
who enraged beyond control, approached
Herbert, as if for tho purpose of ejecting
him from the room.
Leavo this house', sir," said he, vio
lently. . .11
i win ihit Mr- l'K r,i''" ""y-"0 e:""' '
think where you arc," replied Herbert,
" Leave the house, or you shall be driven
" Xay, Mr. Ikrklcy, the lioue is imt
yours nut yet. J)o not bn violent."
" l-lo be calm, father," pleaded Julia.
" Herbcit," paped the djiiw man.
Leaving Mr. berkh v'a hide, be returned
to the couch, aud toolt hii father by the
" My will you and Julia''
"Leave the room, villain !'' exclaimed
Mr. IxTkley, coming up behind Herbert,
.. I :i I , " '
wmie m wnote iranie trembled witli anxi-isball
" My will," continued the dyin; man, " is : tions and elainm of the ''Vaiididatc f(r
in that secretary " i the suffraprri of the pcojrl'oi
IJeforc the sentence could be finished, the Occupy ing the relation of personal
eniaped Mr. Herkley had apnin n'izcd Her-1 friendship with each, and entertaining tho
bel t by the collar, an 1 drawn him an ay I kindest wishes for the prosperity and hap.
from the bed. piness of both, 1 can have no motive promp-
" My (iod 1 he is pone !" rsclRimed Julia. ' ting a desire lor the success of one over tlie
A taint rattle was heard in his throat for other, except a wish to promote the pro po
nu instant, and all was still. lie had pone j rity and best interests of our common c juu
from that fcccne of Hiile to the presence i try, and to secure conmon ju-tice and eipii
of anvi ls. jty to each of the Stales of our glorious Cuii-
"Is he dead?" asl;i"i Ii'h deniotiiacal j
brother, with en eagerness he did not at
tempt to conceal.
" lie is dead ! Oh, father! father! what
have vou done 1"
" It is -11 ever," added llc-bert, a? be
wiped a tear from his eyes; "gone! aud
what a death bed scene has this been !''
" May (iod forgive you, father."
He is dead," said Mr. lierklev, oddly,
and without another word or lok to Her- i
belt, he left the reom. '
" ( Mi, Herbert," cxelaimc I J ulin, bursting
into a flood of tears.
"I 'o not weep, Julia. He Las bei n a
latin r to you as well as to me," n plied ller-
iert, as he lo;did the weeping gill to Ins
heart, and l;ied away the t'-ars from hi r , maods, as Congre--.-! becoiues mire liberal, I
p ile ehei k. " W'e n.u-1 be all in all lo each now claim as their rgl.t, the wh-.le of that
other, now that he has gou'.s We have no!va-t public domain ; and urge Congress to
other friend." j.-iirrender all thereof. o the re-peetive Stat---1 i
" Ala-, I fear not." I and Territories in wlich it is situated, there-
" Ho put your hr.nl in mine, .Tuiin, and 1 by endeavoring to jrevent the tieneral (io
bade u be happy. Here, over his honored ; verniuent from deriiing any revenue there-du-t.
let ua renew the vows we made years from, and tlu old Males from re ceiling any
ago beneath this very roof." " j 1-eU' lit thereof. Tht rapidity with w hieh the 1
And the vows were renewed, with many iiew .Mat' have iicrea.-cd, and are still in-,
tears on r the lifeho-s firm now scarcely crca.-hig in popuhtion, is such as to enable
r'dd '-f him who had been their be-t earth- ! them, in si very sloit time, to carry their '
ly liieiid. j wishes into npentiou; and to appropriate!
Tf UK e fNTf.rt:n. j this vat public loiuaiu to their own use, :
j unless tin; old State, warned by the history :
; of the past, shall obtaiu the passage of a '
I'ANCK OF I'il AWKUS. ! law distributing; the public lands or their !
A l'ai is pap-r thu explain-; the mystery proceeds nri-ing from tl-' sale thereof cp.ii
of d-im-iiig talde.s: , tably amongst each of 'be States, both edd ,
"Ma laiueM , dealer in wiiwa, was , and lie-e.
prej aring to eio-e her c-tabli-hmeil for ih'j j This immense nat'ona" trea-ure w as e ith
tdsbt. Aln ;. !v the w in low shutter were ertvdid to the Cnited State I y the el I
put n). but in the hepe that some lingcrintr State, (North Carolina included ) for the
rii-l'imiT might drop in, she left the front purpose nf paving the delt of the Kevnbi
door a little open. lietiring to the rear shop, tiou, an 1 ol being ndmiiisti red and dis.
flic ran over a journal and became ali-oib- ' leased of for the eeiicral aid eoual benefit
cd iu an article relating to mov ing aud dan -
c.ng tallies. .t tlie moment, wticii tier miii'l
was dee-ply in presse d with the account,
haling by chance raised her eyes, she saw
dis!:;.iilv her money-drawer, supported by.
au invisible force, innviug in the middle of
the sh"V. Seized at first with a-toiii-hineiit '
aud f ar, she hurried to recoinpose her-elf.
and restraining the beating of her heart,
she lu.se coin ageoiisly and will, a firm voice ' should be made of the pul lc lands, in less
e-ried out "ilii't'cf fume here." Instantly ; than ten years they would become a cor
tlte drawer betook it-. If towards the door. I rupti in fund with which topureha-e pre i
Tliis canine m i le of obciiience txciteel the : dential votes from the new Mates ; and that
suspicions of Madame M . She ad- Iwlun the new States should h ive the pre-
aud reeo.ii.n"! at once th
simple cau-c ol the plif liotiiclion i ne i
. i . . r .
cr was upon the back of a :.'"', who was
crsnling ahun: and making nis way towards
the e!o ar. J he cm
of Madame M-
can, d a m in out-; 1.
waitim.', to take flight
and taken to the ''
Ii " seemed to be
TI. bo v as s. izei
w In rj ho w as re
coni' d as an old olTiu
MISi'AKLS NOT KKCTIFH-'.t).
I h. arl an incident conn. vied with the
hi-tory of the North Church, in your rity,
the facts of which arc not, I think, "en. r
nliv known, and it may prove interesting to
vour reader. It appears that t iwnrds the
elo-e of the licvoluti.ui the cood people ef
the North Church found it mec."s:iry to
make sonic repair. They pent on to Ho,
t Ul and purchased sonic nails, which in due
course' of time arriveol, and, upon openin;
the kegs, lo and behold, one nf ihi iii was
found to cintiin Spanish dollars. " This
was a e !" 1 he 1. 'aeons s.-einbh'd, held
a consultation, and the result was th 'V wrote
en to I', i. t 'li and informed the merchant
who made the sale that there was an error
in snipping the poo ls. The men hint, ac
ini" upon the principle ol our nans at me
prest nt day, wrote hick urn in- count ice- .
tily no mi-takes that the nails w. re bought I
and sedd as they were'. Ile bought them of:
hi m ivati'e rman. and mu- t let it stand a it :
1 I . I .1 . 1.- 1.1 -
was. The money w as melted up and made
i into a service of plate for the church, and
1 it i in existence and uc nt the present day,
; The above related to me by a gentleman
: in whose family is a large goblet made from
i tiie same silver, and you may rest assured
! tli.it w hat I have stated is a fai t.
.Veie llnrii .riv.vVe.
A SL.Wi; OFGLX. WASHINGTON.
The Monoiiirahela (Pennsylvania lee-publican
savs that there is yet living mar
Conkstown a slave of Gen. Washington's.
He is 1-1 years of age, and can walk six
miles in a day. He is so uhl that his lin
'ers and toes are nearly all white. He be
loi.'p'il to Washington when he owned what
is now known as Washington's Iiottom, on
which Pcrvoriilis now stands. The estate
of Col. Conk was ami still U bound for his
liviiiu'- He! s be taken to the V orbl s
l.'.ni- f.ip inhibition, if arran.'emeuts can be
GTAKUAL PIF.RCK ANDGKNKIIAL
t . i : l... i"'l.,.,-i.,l Vnl.tee on last
Thursdav, when President pierce met Gen- merit uunng the presidential term ot John
eral Seou'lio shook him w nntily by the baud, I ( . Adams, an administration re jectcii by
aud said : Ah, Gene ral I never e xpected the people in consequence of its e xtrava
io meet vou agaiu on the same plutjwi ."' jpancc. The secoud istimate would amount
I ifeour-c, both bundled Leartily at the joke, tu a ?uuj nearly three aud a half times rcat
From the llowun Whig m;i' Ai!vucr.tc.
Tha Public Landcltsn. Osborne and
es-T". Editors : As our Congressional
election is drawing near, mil thovoters of
the di.-triet w ill hoon ijavt" t ) determine
whether Mr. Craige ce Mr. l.-bome A
represent them for the nexi two yearn in
the Congress of the United t tntcs, 1 trust I
be paidoned for i ubm ' . to mv fel
. ... ...
ine ilepublic of the United States owns
a vast quantity ol piohc lauds, portions of
which, in forme r veirs, were sold as they
were bro'igbt into miiket, and the proeeeds
avi. iug therefrom who applied t.- pay the
de'ets and expenses jf the tieneral tiovern
uici.t. lint of late yiars the Congress of the
1'nitud .States has no-t prol'u-i -ly and ex
travagantly, made lirge grants :i n -1 dona-
tioiH ot .sari lands ti tlie new Mat
; n itoiics for school internal in, prol
a it 1
au-l ot'ur purpo-es, .vhiUt lint one Militarv
acre Las been granted to one of the old
.-'tatc for these or anj other purpo-e s. The
new States, not satisled villi the liberality
of (Vii'icss, but incrca-iii'' in their de
' of all the Stat 's, o: they wire
the united blood and trea;ure of them all.
National Justice, the cleax-t principles of
li i: lit imperatively deuiandthal this e.iu nion
fund should be disposes! of i-r the eotu-
iieui benefit of all the States, the old as well
Fftccn years ngo, Mr. Calio'in and others
predicted, that unless seine disposition
' pop leranee in tie; tloveriilmnt. as thev are
! destined to have at no remote period, the y
would appropriate said landsto themselves,
and thereby deprive both tic tieneral (o
1 vernmc.it and the old States of any part or
parcel thereof. I appeal to i.y follow -ciii-Zens
to observe how literally these pre dlo
. tioua are coming to pass.
General Cas, of Michir.r, a camlidate
I f.r the l're-idency in 1 "r1!-, who was sup
j potted for that station by M". Craige, Mr.
' 1 ' .'ii;l is-, who also strove recently to be a
candidate f.r the Presidency, each voted
mo -t extravagant donations o; lands to the
ne.v States, while their coiisii.uti mal seru
' pl. s pn". etit'-d tli-ni from voting one neve
to .North I arolma, or either ul tuo obi
The followiii"; stitement ol the amount
of public lands granted to tie new Slates
aud Tt rritori'.'s will enable :he vet.-rs of
the 1'istriet to form some es iiuate nf the
injustice su-tained by the old Slates, and
ol the eonseipieliees that must follow, unless
they make an immediate dem ind for their
jis ji.irlion of the common fai.T.
NiimbeT of acres granted (he New States
:i. .'?. lfi!l
;t.".' -'.; -Ji
1,1 ol. til
Illinois, State of Mr. Pj'.ij
Miel.i .mii, State of General
Hi coon Territory,
;t,:t i:.--j i
New Mexico Territory,
Amounting to l,'--"-',l - 1 acres.
From the foregoing statement it appears
that at the price of one dollar and a quar
ter per ai re, the lands so grantea woulel a
,,,( t. t,u sum 0f 5iib"i,".'77,7HO ; and at
; tw0 dollars per acre to the sum of S I ",-
4ll,:i(ie; ami at three dollars per acre to
the sum of 8",,.")',)(iii(i)5.).'.
The first estimate, being at tin) lowest
government price, would make a sum move
than double as great as the entire expense
of the whole administration ol tho govern
cr, and the last to a sum n little more than
five times greater than the whole cxpen-e
of the general government during the- said
administration of Mr. Adams. '1 hc-i' enor
mous grants to the new States, eonstitaite a
fund suilleient to enable them to establi-h
common schools, anil to effect the neee-sarv
works of internal improvements without
adding one cent to the taxation of their cit
izens. To the little State nf Tlmida. with one
representative, Congress granted more than
a,(KK!,fiOil of acres; to N-.rth Carolina with
nine representatives before the ceii-us, and
by the same ratio entitled to more than 1 ,
Wory ,;.; ' ,v ' ""j
To the State of Michigan, Coturn s srant
ed more than six miniums ot acres: to .North
Carolina, by justice entitled to ilniii.le as
much, Congress granted imt i S''itm ! n
'.'''. Similar eon. pai i-ons might lie made 1
with Iiiinois and oilier new States, 1 , u t I
forbear. No wonder that the new Slate
prosper, and draw from the old St.'.tes !
much of their energy and capital, and p,,int '
the lingered' scorn at .ith Carolina, and
call her ";;,, Vati Winkle," th" .'i:i,'h n
S'o'e, which, l.otw it li.it ;i lui ill Lr this I in
justice staling her in the; face, sends nu n
to Congress a her I - r.- l.tatives, v. bo i.p
pose her receiving her ju-t jhare ol this na
tional fbonain. !
Looking then, a! :!.!s ti'.ri "ft!::- ju:b
II" lauds, eoiisi'lei in 1 1 he e.Mr.u aain with
which the tiew Sti.t'-.s has been ci.'biwe-d,
and the inju-ti -o ib.ne to the old Stat.-, re
flecting iijimi the claim- that ill" new St at' s
are set:i.ii np fir t!,e wh'de of t'.ie public
land, and tint by i'eir i i.. i a in..- p .pi. In
tin th'V will !o-..i;le able I i ni i r-:. i - '
them aii to then; . lies, the o i-.-i; --n ' .li.
trihiiti :i hee. inn the mo t inn-o la; t !--':'
ever . li 1 m i 1 1 ti 'l to the o! I Stat
only that of Ameiiean I u 1 j .
deinaiius the m 1st ..v..;..'.
On this vit:.l Slid a'.!-al.-oi iier i--n-, b-t
in examine the views o! '.or i-ani'idat s I'.r
in favsr of ei . i !i;i the
pr'.eeeds of the .sale e.f the public bin 's
equitably and ju-tly among-t aii the Si-i'.--,
both old aud lew; and, if this c-mii 't be
(lone, then he is in favm- nf inakin.' ti,
same distribiiti on of the lauds lln-ui-i 1 , . ..
Mr. Crai.'i! is opposed to an i ipiital le di -tribution,
either of il-.e pi-.'-ee.s of the sales
ot the public Inn Is or ol the land- tie-in- Ive
amongst the States.
! Ly Mr O-l. nine's policy, a revenue v. ill
be ili rived from the public lauds by .North
, Carolina, suiVieient to t.. t;.1.Isli her common
s. li'J'j ' iip jn .-u . ..-1 ol 1 " t ' i n !'".
eOil"ues, neet asylums, and to . ii. et all
neeeessaiy work- of int-ral iir.'.iMveliiciit ,
.without taxing the people . n nr c.-nt.
! Ly Mr. Cr iije's policy, the State will
receive no rove 1:112 from the public land-;
no schools, coiie.es and a-yiums can bo
built, no "ni ! , of intern-il improvement
'completed, nor ti.o-e alri-ndv coiunienecl,
'aiil for, wilh'O.t a eiire et and In avy tax i
tion ef the pcr-ple ; whilst the public lands
vs ill e -vcr.iu.illy, in all huiir"! pvol aliillly , he
1 l-t to the general eov. n.iliel.t.
! Mr. Oshnrue in preijei.1i.1i ihetl oi- ha
invariably voted l-T the e..n li ie.te w Im fa.
vorcl distribiiti .
Mr. Cr-iie has invarildy V' t- d for tliO
Call'lidate w ll" n j.Osed it.
When Sooth Cnr.-'.iiia coieiived lo r-ili"
injure.! by what she rcgar-le-d as an iim ipial
tarirl', Mr. Crai, w a -o in.ii.n.int as t 1 1 1
come a mil'iii' r, us to ei.t -it.iin oplio o'
which, if carried into exi'eiitio.i. Gen. Ja.-k-s"ii
savl w.iid'l make him a trr.it or. V. ie n
California, a St .! purcha-cd b i!m eoiu.
H1011 l..--v and t:ea- :rc "f aii til States ap
p.lied for !iliiiisi.-i iut. the Itliien, vitlt a
eontltu!ion pr.diibiiing .-i.ivi iv -, Mr. Criige
wis .) indi.'ti.'iiit as to be almost i-ea l vt -e-i'o'.i.-e
the e i.-trines of s cession, v. i i h
Gcm-ral Jaek.-oii .-aid were the same a nul-lilli'.-nion.
Mr. I Isborne has always belli true t the
If Mr. Craije's Mi of i-i-tie". in Cie ea
se of Snit'.t Car nil; 1 and Calif, ruin w as so
rvcat t pre-eipitate him into the err rs
nuililiinti on and s.-ci --i"ii, why st . hi
iii ii.nat; ui at rh i ;i : 1 -: i -e- 1 : 1 ' I 1 th "id
State- iu inak't!.; il 'Mi n t i 1 of bin 1 -it of
n i-ommon fund "lily to th ' n"-.v State-''
W hy 'b. - !; le.'l eh .11:1 u-1 the 11.II sh ire f. r
Nonh Caro'.in.i ''
. I,.-t th" o- j '.' .0" the I'l-'v-.t, as tie y
tive in their pr .-"ty t-r t -ix-iti-oi, a-i 1 a
thev "iy the ii increased t:.s-..b -"' :e v. I., til
er N-e.tli Carolina, the 1 irtii .l:;ee ..f Alio r
' ivau ind. pcmb-iice. tie- era ih- of h'-i-rty,"
the State w b'c'ii ma ! 1 !!" .' . c t 0.- ..f I .:. 1
to the gencr ii g .v. nairci.t, 10 paj the- d, bt
' of the li Voluti :i, which, ul.. never ,; ha- b. . 11
' iieccss-ary, !..:. t. 1 !-r b! 1 ;.:. 1 tiv
' uro the senil e uf the na;i .a. is n o e-lrti-'
tl-.-d to her fo'l -hi re of lb. p n.iie 1 1:. ; -. as
'much a.- 1 liber "f the le'W S:at--.' Wh.!;
1 r her cltlz hriv n I a;i . al m -c--i:y
! f.r interna! iinpi ov. im pt-, a n-i w lid I.e.- th.-j
' have net an 1 iplal liht with a;.;. !' lie.' ti. w
Slates ! Im 1 l'i" tli - .aii. ' p i: I I r ''v ;lo'
p 1! lo: Inn I- : And a J 1 p:t t!;.-e t i
, r.'iuembcr that by th" p !iey .-f Mr. .' n..-,
oll would 1 e r. .ice I tic T. t'r - - It wbil-t by
: the p.diev of Mr. Cir;i .v. tl; y will remain
! no in j in their fill t uov and w.rgbt.
I " Thus view in.' tiii. .( '. .-ti m of t h .! i -t r: -ibution
of the public lands, ell which th"
candidates, M-s.s. Cf.-.i...' and O-l ..n;.-,
I have ioined i--u', we j eu-icve t - at it c Ui
I .-I it nt an is-;;.- of va-tly more imp.it t a ne-"
than rill nth -r i-sm ictwixt tl. m, and 1
thc one on w hieh tiie elect; 01 should turn. '
Are you I'. nioerat, and do j.-'i dislike
to sep-irat.' tron. y eir p irty r m iati o s '
This is iiatur;il. lhit reeolh et that the next
I'oU'.'ress will be lar.o lv ilomoerati,-, and
will not re.piire the vote of Mr. Craige to
earrv out it party im a-e.res, whilst on tin
eontrarv. the friends of the old Sl ates, ami ;
of distribution, have no votes to lose. 1 ue
election nf Mr. Osborne may secure this
measure of ju-tiee to the old States; by bi
defeat it may be l".-t forever. Peeoliect al
so, let mo intrcat you, that devotion to par
ty is useless unless thereby some benefit be
reiiidereel the country, and that viS''n,
uitinlinrss and j'.iti io'isr.t , abvays demand
a fricvifiee of party rathe r than of country.
Are vou WhtL's- . Ih e ilhit that th'p W a
pte-tion of justice, of natural rights, fyr
w Inch you have long been struggliiiu'. lie-
lax not yeiir i fi'orts. WhL'S and democrats,
th'iiih cot Menus of the difficulties that Mir-
round you. cheer up at the prospects that
are before you. M r. Venablo, a most eleci-
il.-d and distinguished IVmocrat, and now a
candidate for Coii"rcss in the Wale Ills.'
tnct, on this qu.-stion lixing hi.s cya readily
upon justice, ami the rights of the old States,
ha nobly bur.-t asunder th"T hains of party, i
and is lining battle for an eyuitable ilistri-i
button ol the public lands amoiiL'st all the
.i i" .".ii. ,
.. iim '"ia .seeoieieii HI ins
cllorts by Messrs. Leak, Loftin and
-',i.nrni,ii,l,i iri' , , :
,n the same views, and advocate the
same policy. Hon. K M. Saunders, tho
mo-t (-isiiiigiiishe'l n. ember of the Demo
cratic party in the St it", at one time it .stau
!'l ud bearer, and nmre n cently minister to
Spain, se dug the manner in w hieh the public
lands are In ini; disposed of, and the proba-
1 iiity that they will be lo-t both to the gen
eral L'overnmi nt and the obi States, unless
.,!, i. s!,..!l . ' i . t .! il.
....... ..i iiii'iii iiiiiii .litmus luu
M.!. ;. . . .i .i i i e
Mate-. Usui'' so i i or to the t ira il.iin of
party. Illicit i-c- a'lv
."r.tes the same policy,
distinguished and lirom- ;
And whilst the mo-t 1
im nt ne-u .1 1 rs of tl
lleinoeratie pa.ty iu
nui "uii.siaio ar-' gnim.' us t i,ese ctieermg
evidence's e.f their patriotism and lovi.n.i,i
to the true interest ,,f North Carolina, the
State of Geoi-oia i abo ti.iug abumlant
eau-i' of fouratiilati.ui. 1 11 a 1 r.nvention
C'lnpo-ed of b 'th 1 olitical j.aities, reeuitly
helu in Milledgeville, in that Slate, the fof.
lowing :e;olutiou wa adopted :
" c.r.'rc That the public b.nds tire the
eon nt-n pmpe 1 ty of the States of the Cnion,
atel in 'In ir a pi epriation. e-i('ialil v Is the em
h tn a ml of 1 1 1 11 1 1 v ; and anv alicimli
tin in e x . e Pt t-. brill-': money into the tivasu
;v s ... aiid I t f.r the eipial bene fit of ail the
Mates of the l'i;i"ii. the o'.-l as well as the
Then let lis like ."lr Whi.r find l'emo
cratie friends ebewlier.'. strike for justice
:;n 1 the ii.htof the old States. Oiilhe
ii-ie-tioii ,f di triloiii .11 tln-n l- t North
C -.j- il'n a present an undivided front; and as
i'l the i'eel:i! ati.m of iielipeiid.-iiee, let her
! 0! th" van.
llv the ele-ti. ii of James W. Osborne,
(ui'iiout 1 mill. any di -paragenu nt of his
f.imp- tlt.r,) we shall secure a represent a.
ti,. "w-i'l v . f ti e Il'.str'.i t, in every respect
tli" e 1 1 ,1 of Mr. Craige, and one
of the fir.-t
nratoi - c t the Mate.
I. t il l-be ritel tl. i n. v hnt.-ver may
be ill" late of i'i 1 -A . ill i. .11. I ahl.oil'. b w
P...... for U.e 1. SO 1. e : ,. l.i 1. I . o 1 . e.
i Mii'e"!r:t',..:i of kuo.wn; that we hav
char 'i d our ilutv t" our State, and
i n tlie com tr
Ci :NS: LIDA i ION.
i . ii-bury 1, anm-r ba.t rcsorte-.i 10 ine ; t..r ,vK,n n ; p, !.,. olle .suddenly halts,
;..,", tiick of the party, and is bu-ilv threw two. three a.nd four with a
""-el in mi-representing Mr. Osborne s ,.,.,,,.,1,.,,. j,.,-, while muibcr five f.;d.erly
s. H -tvl-s him a " coiisolitlati'Mti.-l," 1 ce, aud with the greate at self-poss
man who frot-i p'""? ' uisitlerairons and M,.s;ni . , pas,. the fillcii crew,, hoarse
tieal prejudice will array himseil again-t v rrl,aK ...,,- v,, whv." "ask vou whv,"
be-t interests of our common country" .1 .,,k vn -,..v. ' This bttle pecimcn had
,iho v. ill exeit all his intluinee to en- ,,e eon.iilete' clTect of a U:tui bath upon
j.i th- p e.ier- "t the general government
an l contract t.io-e o.
' W h" la-j"'!-.! til
ti 'ii tin !t-r to" e !.!
tne "talc g-
1.4 ' 1 th
l-'e.b rsl -'OV-
- n.a in.
f 1 i
. -;i i.lllj
- may I
. h i v li'ivtirc modes of pnr
l ut v.e- are tint i!i-pot"l to
it rv ''"'''". The Sali--
' i'.-v Manner knows vety we ll mat .Mr. O--borne
au l the S hi 's hold no such opinions,
s.-( k im siu I. a Ivaueeiueiit of Federal inilu
ei.ee ml tit -r. ---imi of States Might-, as it
a-.nl.e- to tlu-ni. ll knows very well, or
o,i'ht ti know, that in calling Mr. O-beTue
T anv . tie r Whig a coni-lidnii.iiiit, it mis-r-'
re-en!s him. It know very well that
t'n.- onlv executive usurpations ever made,
have been made by the Loc ifoeo Adminis
trations of Jackson, N nn M. lieu and Polk
aii'! ih-t! th"-" usurpations have always been
st-.- ieily opp-ed by the 1T1 at Wlik' party of
tie- I lli 'Il.
What i meant l y the term consolidation-i-t."
a applied to Mr. Osluriie and the
Whig party ': Why. that they hold that all
piwir of covernmt-nt are ve-.ted in the I -nit
-1 State; that the Suites have 110 pow
t i-s and no ri'.di, and hence that all author
ity i- "CiUi-tdidateJ" iu the general gvern-
Now it i e
t i-y has avow-t
i- t-.o -,- -"i - -: 1 1
j s .i'.ils which they niaiia o-el to produce, and
vinin that 11s mnn in th" eoun-j -vi,.;, prv0, ti,"t ai whioh had pone be
l any sin h opinions, and there ! f,,ry was only the prelude to the grand
-u; p os,,'' i'ia, ine- ate netii
l v ;,;;v "ii '. 1 i.e m'.creli
is plain that the
t.-rm is applied to the Whig party because
1 its in,:
Ity. and that the applicants I
rue ! .ill v aitar- .t it- injustice ami uutrurH. 1
Mr t '-borne i a sound and reliable W hig t
an up.i.-ht and liouorable gentleman
liei"' -.1 I the be-t interest of his country, 1
,m 11 I thi. if r ele-.oted ti the maintenance;
.if lb,. I i.i -u and the Constitution upon
v. 1.1. li the I ' interests t the whole conn
t- -, ar-- 1'.. pendent. lie iiobi
we are sure,
...leion. I; -11 by the a i Whij party
, Ki.d 1; 11 it ;.i ar- past by the l athers
tin- I,, p.i'.lic. mat fie item-rat 1 , overn- , ,lu,v rL.i,ell,., ; all until one of the press in
nt has .01 p over ex.-. pt Giose expres-ly !((,r-i(.(- tu.r0 W!M ,w prospect of a siugle
o.ted it by the C-'nst;tiiti u. aml those 11c- j re-po, te-r's remaining to immortaliio the
-ary for carrjing tho.-e p,.wers into effect. 1 ,....,,,., m ,ie oeca'sian. At last, however,
nt the Si Geivertimciits h"!d all p.nv- 1 v.(i,.. .ats were reserved iu an honor
is !:..; .-r-1-..i'.i to i.ie ini'-i ni to.e. nine. 11,
Hot f - I've i t" til " people, atl't ll 't bn Mil
el. ti t the Slates bj t he ' ui-l it uti'Ui. That
ill e:ie-s of di.lcr .-.ie.' 0.1 Coii-tif utintirll epics
ti 11- bitut. i. ihe General ami State gov
. rnmcni. the Sunrciue Court of the 1 nited
el to judge
f those dif- j
Sin-h we boll,
to be th" princip'
ment is founded,
reproach, but a-
s-uch Mr. Osborne
,'s 11 p 1 n which this .
If 111' are " co.isolidntion
aece pt the term not as a
ut " cous.i.nl.iti
such as is spoken of by
the Miini'-r, never has found, and so tor as
we can iu lg. , never will filed, advocates a
mouj the U lug.
We trust that the Vi'higs of the 7th Pis
triet, and even those of their opoucnts who
arc more devoted to the Cnion than to any
man or party, will do their whole duty at
tho CsT.in eIsct;oi and ic t it that cue
so calculate'd to shine in Congrrvi as an or-
ator, a patriot and a statesman, no less that
as an liororable private gentleman, may be
sent to represent them instead of one who
has openly avowed nullification,, fceession
and disunion cuntiuieiitn,
From the Mack Itivrr Watchman.
I preached in T church on lasti Sab-
bath, and bad the rxaui.site pleasure, or ra
., , , , , . , .. . .
!ur AmM 1th? '-;P mort.ticat.ou.of
listening to the far-famed Choir. No won-
HV0d 'a'rocTTo'loVJnrr- h.
,Ut"' r,. ol.,I1l'"t "-" I - woneler f
regarded it with sorrow m
have heard Organs, and Choirs, and singing
clas.se, and all that fort of thing, but this)
e clipsed them all. it was the most solemn
mockery of worship, and the mast Kompletk)
farce upon the praise of the Most High that
I have ever been compelled to hear;, and I
never wish lo hear again. For my second
hymn, i not 19 sp; ak of the first.) L read that
impressive appeal, eoaiuieiijuu.'.
"Sinners linn, why will ve roe,
liuil ye.tir .Maker ush yen why ,
lioet who did your beih' J,riee,
Asks yi u wilii biiiift-ll to live.'1'
At the first discharge, I did
v. hi ther to laugh outright or to swoon,, for
while it was rilieuJousr it overtook me like
n thunder clap, being uiiauieuaiufud with
the preparatories of scientific singing.. After
leailing the lines, we had to wait about two
minutes, while the rattling of leaves, the
movement of hi'iuls, tbe exehangu of glaimcs,
the hissing of w bisptrs gave ominous prophe
cy of something- extra. F'irst.a low,iudi-iinet
hum from the leader, like the last notes of
a haii'l organ, (which I presume in musical
perfe.i nianiM's Ls the word of tiouiraand,) gavt
notice! that ail was ready, aud then cami
the discharge. Shades of Plicl and Ha-ndl !
Sinn thing between the roar of a storm,, flit!
braying of an ass, and the " breathe ings of
nn a.-tlini'.'.h elephant" is the best idea I
can give you of it. Imagine twenty or thir
ty voices in sijttads of five or six, -luvil
number one lays vigorous hold upon tho
"sinners, ' while number two erics, "turn,"
"turn," and number three are impressively
asking-, in a -qui al, " why," " why," "-v. by, '
and number four chirps, " will ye," "will
ye," and number tivii crooks iu expiring
groan.-. " die," " die," "die." Not 4n naeU
, " : "-' heard as distinctly as here nicii-
ii'ne.-i. new i-i in i ni. r ii li . I si n stniuilll-
neon niovt incut, and therefore formed an in
describable jargon known to those who
t..i . .. ni,., C--1 1. 1" in s i-j ii mii to i". iflrs,
however, was e-ejly the first di.-eharge. On
the second line, imagine number one b-jltiug
invay iu full gallop, while twor three, four,
each a little behind the other, are 1I.1-
imi- their lii'-l- to nvnl-l n L'e bnn ftti.l limn.
, " r , ,. , .. ' , ,.
liter live, in sublime snlcnmitv. tnnichiiiu af-
1 fi)r ,1,,. ro.,t .j,.,,,,, o( swoat ftooll QU
on my face in spire vt myscSf. Fluti shaw !
I had only l.- avd the it-lroduetion. At tho ."
third line, they see'ined to have lost their
-eatterred forces, for at the beginning of tho
next line, they all .started together with a
ti itiuipli.mt scream. Tenor, Treble, and
)as, (the wh de voiubiiuiil u-4kiivg the lata
t'-r iutinitely preponderant ) Uut the 7 rchle
took an unexpected turn, which would uot
aiiow the others to- keep the even tennr of
their way. The eonscipienee w:w inevitable,
ami might have becu easily foreseen. They
all fell f'roiu tk-ci-r high po-ition, and came
with the force of an earthiiuake, lumbering
to the Mass. The tension of the upper strings
being so great, made the word of the hymn
come iu very appropos, us a large party of
them eried lustily, "give," "give," "give,"
All this was but tender on the nerves to
what sue-ceeded on the last line; for the
w hide fallen crowd s,.Cmed to leap up in a
rage, and laid hold " belter skelter," upon
any note that came iu their way. Con
ceive ef ho eh.itas of a frog J-"nd, the tu-
I mug ot a ti t'lle. tlie cre iKnig ot uiioitet
j machinery, combined with tlie roar of a
j cannonade and the bowl of a locomotive).
; whit!e, and you have a faint idea of the
I unnatural aud unearthly combitiatio.!) e.f
; t.r.lsi, wo..(jor t a prirt ot em
I aftt.r the rest bad spent their force aud
ceased, cried to. tliein and the faintim; eon.
L'lretration, the last word of the verse, " live-,"
" live, live.
VN KMLCTi: AT THK CRYSTAL FAt.
! AC1-: MANm ilT.
I There un souiev bst of an emeute at the
'New York Crystal Palace banquet on Fri-
:.),,. n;u. w ar.ncars the manuL'ers provi-
j aej tables for the reporters of the
l.ir,,sS f,.,f "awav from the edibles, at whieJi
, , 0,- ,1, ,., where the eatiii!? anil
d .-inking were most free; and then the re
p,.rt oiial pen moved briskly enough.
Mr. Sedgwick made the thing public, by
apologizing in his ispeeeh prefatory to his
toast to tlie press. Ami. by-the-way, it is
.-aid it was exceeding hard work to eLoko
down the indignation that rose spontaneous
ly when the President of the World's Fair
....:.,:.- ,,.,,,..,1 ,l, V..,.. ',si-L nres 011
the head, and commended it for not levying
one eleaar ol DlaeK man on nis fsi.uiiMi
nieut the liHVt incvitajjle advertisement of
his opinion that black mailing was one of
the common institutions of the press. Mr.
Raymond, of the Times, who replied, thrust;
a small sharp stick into the President'
(S -dgwick) side therefor, which seemed to
1 Mi dit the entire audience.
... mii -t ... 1 .-... i t.
fXrPe !4-t nJ fear noi